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But what if the pins on the socket get dusty or dirty from the board being stored a long while without having a cpu mounted? If so, would leaf blowers / compressed air be safe to clean it with?
I've never had this problem since I've never owned a LGA computer. It's more of a "what if" question.
    
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But what if the pins on the socket get dusty or dirty from the board being stored a long while without having a cpu mounted? If so, would leaf blowers / compressed air be safe to clean it with?
I've never had this problem since I've never owned a LGA computer. It's more of a "what if" question.

All LGA motherboard comes with a protective cover. When you are not using it you are supposed to put that protective cover back.
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Yes, and it's not terribly hard to clean an LGA socket if you need to either.

Canned "air", or if you are careful, running water, dish soap, and a soft toothbrush, can remove almost anything that could dirty the socket.
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