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i accidentally bent 3 pins in the socket, but installed the CPU anyway since i was afraid to break a pin or two

CPU/System is normal, played some games, P95, everything is working fine..apparently tongue.gif

should i bother with them?
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"If it ain't broke, don't fix it."
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thank god! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by 0CALEFACTION0 View Post

"If it ain't malfunctioning, don't touch it."

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post #5 of 10
I have used x-acto knives in the past to fix bent pins. If you spend enough time orientating the pins properly it will work 95% of the time.

If it works, it works. Looks like you have nothing to worry about. thumb.gif
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Quote:
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It's like I'm on Reddit or something rolleyes.gif
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post #7 of 10
Go to harbor fright and buy the magnifying glass with clips. Then use an exacto knife, i,ve done it a few times.
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A mechanical pencil will fix those right up, but there are so many pins to begin with. They are used for redundancy purposes.
    
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post #9 of 10
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this made me feel much better, thank you all smile.gif
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Quote:
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It's like I'm on Reddit or something rolleyes.gif

Well, there's at least 2 pictures of cats in this thread.
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