Question CPU retention not working after CPU stolen


Oct 29, 2011
Long story short, I shipped my PC from India to Canada (I immigrated to Canada Recently), and the courier guy stole my CPU from the Desktop. While taking out the CPU (CPU Chip), he also removed the retention arm.
I had a Ryzen 7 2700X with wraith prism cooler, and the motherboard is X470 aorus ultra gaming. Although the CPU Chip was removed, I still have the cooler.
Now, I have purchased a new Ryzen 7 5800X CPU chip and want to install it on the motherboard, but there is no locking mechanism left in place. I suppose that the wraith prism cooler, when installed on top, will lock everything in place, but I am not sure if I should take such a risk.
Since the PC repair costs a fortune, I would like to know with you all what’s the best course of action here. I have searched online for CPU retention locks but couldn’t find any.
I am attaching some pictures for your reference.
I would appreciate any help. Thanks,,
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The lever forces the CPU pins to make contact with the contacts in the if it's missing it's not going to work even though the CPU is held down by the heatsink.

You can get a lever and the socket top off a complete socket you can purchase for something like $5 or $10US. But your existing socket will need some plastic bits for the lever to react against as you move it. If missing, it's worthless, and they're easily broken off if the lever was broken off too. This is why a new motherboard is probably in order because the socket is nearly impossible to replace...even with the proper hot air reflow station.
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That socket is toast, non-repairable. It's completely missing the entire top slide section that guides the cpu pins into the appropriate keys and then when the bar is locked, keeps sideways tension on all the pins simultaneously, trapping the cpu in place.

No ifs, ands or butts, only replacement.