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Fixing a BROKEN pin. It's Phemon II X4 955

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However, one of the pins are broken off.
I've read it's best to replace them. However, I've heard of the following ways to fix them:
1.) Take it to a jeweler and they can fix.
2.) Clip a staple.
3.) Use the gold wire from an ethernet cord/cable.
4.) Solder it yourself.

I might be able to do step 4, I do have a soldering iron

This one to be exact.
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Buying a new one is the last thing I want if it can be fixed.
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If you just want to get it to work.
Put the broken pin in the appropriate socket hole and install the CPU.
That might work.
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