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Can a bad processor ruin a MOBO??

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Hey guys, what's up?? I have another dumb question for you so please bare with me. If you have a CPU that you're pretty sure is toasted and put it on a mobo that you know works, could it fry the mobo??
    
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There is a possibility that It could. But the comp probably wont turn on if the chip is fried.
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Yeah, i agree with inquistor, It probably wont even turn on.
    
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Well, I guess I'm still paranoid on trying it. I can't take a chance on it ruining my mobo.
    
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