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ok so i was really bored and had my sempron 3000 64 bit laying around, a few days ago i decided to lap the ihs, which went fine:


then i thought hey, i think ill take the ihs off and replace the thermal paste with AS5 , nice idea at the time, and so the ihs came off....the silicon world in all its glory:


OH NO WAIT, what are these lil chips on my lap....MY CPU IS F&!%$!



Before anyone starts crying and mourning over the dead cpu...it was just sitting around and wasnt being used....but now i do feel a bit gutted because it was a socket 939 and if for some reason my 3200 failed i always had a backup, well not anymore...oh well so is life..........
and to think i was going to do this to my athlon 3200.
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post #2 of 14
Dude... I would have bought that from you. Shame
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post #3 of 14
At least burn them--breaking them from some sort of OCD fit is reprehensible--nice lapping job though...
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post #4 of 14
IHS removal is a potentially dangerous process. Besides, the sempron isn't 939. They're only socket A or socket 754 for 64-bit.
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You have tried it to make sure it doesn't work? My laptop CPU has one of those little chips damaged and it work just fine
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IHS removal is a potentially dangerous process. Besides, the sempron isn't 939. They're only socket A or socket 754 for 64-bit.
no im afraid you mistaken there, There are socket 939 semprons aswell


that, my friend is a skt 939 sempron

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You have tried it to make sure it doesn't work? My laptop CPU has one of those little chips damaged and it work just fine
no i havnt tried it yet, but its not an issue of the chip being damaged, its an issue of the chip even being there.....which in this case its just not there anymore, 2 chips to be precise
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post #7 of 14
I have half a chip missing on my 3400+ Clawhammer :/
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I have half a chip missing on my 3400+ Clawhammer :/
How the hell'd you manage that? rofl
    
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post #9 of 14
Give it a try still, I saw a thread where a guy managed to chop off 5 of those on an opteron and it still ran!
post #10 of 14
I have broken those little chips before on Intel CPUs (cracked them in half in fact) and the CPUs have worked just fine.

Give your CPU a try before condemning it to bin, it may still work .

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