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Having never seen a new Intel pinless cpu before, I was a little surprised to see the cpu socket on this new P8P67 Pro with the protective cover off. I made the mistake of touching the socket contacts lightly with my index finger in a moment of caveman-esque "ooh new thing...must touch". Then I saw the big x'd out picture of the idiot touching the pins with his index finger in the cpu installation instructions.

I didn't just ruin it, or degrade the oc capabilities I hope?
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no should be ok as long as you did not bend any pins
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whew...thank you, that was the longest 1 minute of waiting for a post in my life!
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The oils from your finger can effect the conductivity of the socket and cpu which is why you dont want to touch the inside of the socet or the cpu pins. You should be fine, but it could cause problems. That being said you should be fine.
    
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