Asking on fedi before I throw it on eBay:

If there's anybody here who has the skills/tools/patience to bend back these pins, there's a free Ryzen 5 3600 in it for you. Just show me that you've done something like this before.

The answer, by the way, is: Did you know sometimes you can remove the processor *with* the heat sink?

In school, we were thought, that you should insert a credit card in between the pins. That way, you have a precise control, and no chance of bending other pins on accident.

Never done it though. I believe you can do it.

@r000t I did this on a phenom once. It’s not really that hard, granted your hands aren’t shaking. All you need is tweezers small enough.
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