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Originally Posted by V2-V3 View Post
any one know how Dielectric Grease effects the pins on an LGA socket?
I used the white heatsink compound that came with my LS in the socket when I did my QX6700/P5B install a few weeks ago. I had no problems......after I bought a new mobo.
What happened is that I got a little careless when I tried it the first time. I had filled the socket with the hs compound, and was going to 'clean it up a little bit' by wiping some of the excess from around the edges with a paper towel. What happened is I caught some of the 775 contact springs with the towel and gave them a tug, pulling the end up and bending them badly. No way I could push them back into place, so it was time for a replacement mobo.
When I got the replacement, I only used my finger very gently to spread the compound in the socket, and all was well. So, take great care doing anything in the lga775 socket, they are a bit more delicate than you might think.
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ya my bro bent the pins on his 775 socket when he dropped in his 965EE that really pissed him off. Had to replace the socket for $30 bux!
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ya my bro bent the pins on his 775 socket when he dropped in his 965EE that really pissed him off. Had to replace the socket for $30 bux!
Where/how did you get the socket replaced for $30.00?
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Yes the absolute best, it works just as good as AS5 for thermal conductivity but it also doesn't freeze at sub-zero temps, like AS5 does.
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wow, nice job bringing this thread back from the dead
    
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Where/how did you get the socket replaced for $30.00?
Sent it back to ASUS and told them what happend. They said they would fix it for 30-40 bux, than sent a bill for $30
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GUYS stop hijacking my thread
ive had the mach for like 3 months now along with the AC
    
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