Processor Chip Insertion - Inserting the processor chip onto the ZIF socket

Inserting of the processor chip should be done with much care as the pins will bent very easily while handled.  Intel will consider its 3 year warranty void if they discover that your processor chip has bent pins.

Open up the retention socket on the motherboard.

Processor Chip Insertion

ZIF socket.  Lift up the lever

Place the processor chip on the socket VERY CAREFULLY

Once done, lock the lever and we are set.

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