Replacing the Thermal Module

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IMPORTANT:Ensure all thermal pads are in place before replacing the Thermal Module. The following thermal pads are approved for use:

  • Silmore GP50
  • Honeywell
  • Jet Motor 7762

The following thermal compounds are approved for use:

• Eapus XR-PE

  1. Remove all traces of thermal grease or pad adhesive from the Graphics Card and CPU using a lint-free cloth or cotton swab and Isopropyl Alcohol, Acetone, or other approved cleaning agent.
  2. Apply a small amount of thermal grease or the supplied thermal pad to the center of the heat sink and the indicated locations for the Graphics card. If using Thermal Grease, there is no need to spread it manually, the force used during the installation of the Thermal Module is sufficient
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WARNING:To prevent damage to the Thermal Module or the CPU, place the Thermal Module onto the mainboard with both hands. 3. Hold the module on both sides and place it onto the Mainboard.

Acer 5739g Heatsink

4. Replace the four screws to secure the Thermal Module to the mainboard.

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Screw Type

CPU Thermal Module



5. Fasten the three captive screws to the Thermal Module CPU heat sink in numerical order, from 1 to 3.

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6. Connect the fan cable to the mainboard.

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