Removing Aluminum, CPU’s & RAM Boards

Looking to make some extra money on your scrap computers and desktop towers? We have some easy to follow instructions across of our channels to help you take a computer tower apart for scrap. However, if you don’t have a ton of time to devote to taking apart everything, there are a few things you should take a minute to remove to make more money at the scrap yard.

Below Virginia walks through some of the most important pieces of metal and items to remove from a computer tower. The CPU, RAM boards, and AL Heatsinks are easy to remove from a motherboard and can make extra money for you at the scale without putting too much effort info. Check out the video below to see how to remove these items from your desktop.

When you are looking to take apart a hard drive for the board or alnico magnets inside, be sure to check the screws for the special screwdriver you may need for the star-shaped screw. It can pay off if you spend the time to separate your hard drives and the boards that are on them. Typically the hard drive boards are going to be worth more money than a motherboard at your local scrap yard.


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