Asus ROG GL 502 Loose screw holder on motherboard / Loose socket holder heat sink/ Need community suggestion

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I have asus Rog laptop and the base socket where you screw down the heatsink screws is loose and came off as a result i am experiencing high temps because of loose connection between the processor and the heatsink , i am thinking of using epoxy adhesive to re paste the socket but confused kindly suggest me the best possible solution
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Looks like you added too much torque to the screws to remove the threading inserts. You could use epoxy but the heat in the chassis/case can and will degrade the epoxy's adhesive strength and as such will bring you tot he same point you're in now.

Using something like an epoxy is also not a good idea since the liquid epoxy can be absorbed by the motherboard.

You could use a thin shimmy packing tape/foam to add pressure to the center of the cooling assembly so the chassis/case will exert a force to push against the heatsink assembly. Mind you, the solution isn't as sound as having to tighten down the screws.
 
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