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I bent one of mine on an old Asus. Asus is taking it back for $40. Better than buying a new board, I guess.
    
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Originally Posted by Tufelhunden View Post
I bent one of mine on an old Asus. Asus is taking it back for $40. Better than buying a new board, I guess.
and when you you thought you saved some bucks buying a used old one on ebay

I'm sure all the companies now will charge you to fix the pins in the socket. I kinda liked my amd system better since they still have the pins on the cpu instead.
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Originally Posted by darksideleader View Post
and when you you thought you saved some bucks buying a used old one on ebay

I'm sure all the companies now will charge you to fix the pins in the socket. I kinda liked my amd system better since they still have the pins on the cpu instead.
I didn't buy it on ebay. I bought new and then broke it. :swearing:

The OP bought on ebay. Actually if I were him I would return it to the seller or contact paypal and inform them the board was not as advertised and get my cash back.
    
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Did you try contacting the seller at all?

I would try bending it back with a mechanical pencil as Syrillian suggested. Just be very careful and bend the pin back slowly. And make sure it rises up to the level of the other pins in order to make good contact with the CPU.

A standard .7mm mechanical pencil with metal tip should work.
    
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