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Possible damage to CPU after trying to clean adhesive post-delid?

post #1 of 6
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Hey guys, this is my 2nd delid and I used the vice only method.

My first delid attempt (i7 4770K) went well and I was able to clean off most of the adhesive without a hitch, but this 2nd time around on my i7 4790K I may have made a mistake.
Does anyone know how this will affect the cpu or if it will have damaged anything specifically? I was cleaning the adhesive off the 4790K and I felt a very tiny chip fall off. It is shown as circled in the picture.

I won't be able to test out this cpu later so I wanted to know if anyone else had any knowledge about this ahead of time.

post #2 of 6
If I had to guess it probably isn't going to work.

No one is going to be able to tell you for sure though. You'll need to test it and find out..
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post #3 of 6
I would be surprised if it still works.
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post #4 of 6
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Just put the chip in.. seems to be fine. I hit 4.9 ghz with it so I dont think there's any problems!
post #5 of 6
You are extremely lucky.

Hopefully you don't run into any future issues because of it.
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post #6 of 6
That is a capacitor, used for local power smoothing, without it, your cpu is ever so slightly less stable
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