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i got a dead cpu. how do i fix it? the broken pin is where the arrow is? it is either left or right of the arrow.

when i try to put it to the motherboard, i heard the beep sound that is when i turn on the system.

i am got a cheap intel cpu. i am wondering if i can get a pin from a cheap intel cpu and put it inside the socket with the amd cpu. will it work? or i have to get an exactly model of the cpu or different model of the cpu.
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post #2 of 23
you need a new cpu, if the pin is totally broken off
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if you have the pin try putting the pin in the correct hole in the mobo then place the cpu on top, has worked in the past
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post #4 of 23
Yeah it sounds to me that a pin is broken completely off of your cpu. This means that you will need a new cpu.
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post #5 of 23
If (thats a big if) you can fix it. You would need to solder a pin on the cpu, just putting a pin in the socket wont work.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SniperXX View Post
If (thats a big if) you can fix it. You would need to solder a pin on the cpu, just putting a pin in the socket wont work.
Putting the pin in the socket has worked for people.
    
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post #7 of 23
Soldering a new pin is the best option.

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Originally Posted by Rebel4055 View Post
Putting the pin in the socket has worked for people.
It may very well work, but it's hardly ideal. At the very least you'd want to use a small dab of conductive grease to ensure proper contact.
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film_go.pngYouTube- Fixing a Bent / Broken Pins on a CPU (NCIX Tech Tips #36)
How to fix a broken pin... as suggested above, may or may not work.
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post #9 of 23
pin in the socket i dont think will work im sure pin falls lower than the cpu actually sits.. others prob worked cause they broke off a pin that wasnt needed.. soldering would be your best option but u would have to gold solder since the pins are gold on a cpu but buying new one or even used off ebay is your best bet
     
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post #10 of 23
hehe , i bent like 10 pins yesterday on my cpu i just forced it back in the socket.. and voila its working rofl
    
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