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I was reseating my CPU today after I noticed temps of 73C after playing Black Ops using HWMonitor.

It is also fairly hot today.

As I was removing my CPU cooler, a drop of sweat fell from my head and onto the motherboard. Now, me being the overreacting fool that I am, I'm thinking I've screwed it up good.

I wanna know if its gonna be alright ):
I've only had my new rig for a week or so. I'll be totally bummed if its dead.

P.S. I haven't turned it on or anything after the bead of sweat fell. I wiped it off and am now wondering what to do.
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post #2 of 12
You should be just fine. No sweat. ;P

I've done it 3 or 4 times. Just wipe it off and you should be fine.
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where did it fall on the mobo
    
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post #4 of 12
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Originally Posted by ghettogeddy View Post
where did it fall on the mobo
Near the bottom of the board. It half fell on a chip that is about 4 inches south-west of the Southbridge/Northbridge (Whichever is on a P55 board).
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post #5 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Swift Castiel View Post
Near the bottom of the board. It half fell on a chip that is about 4 inches south-west of the Southbridge/Northbridge (Whichever is on a P55 board).
if you cleaned it off you should be just fine

the way you worded i thought it landed on the cpu socket lol
    
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post #6 of 12
Doesn't matter where it fell. Just make sure it dries, by not touching the computer for a day.
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post #7 of 12
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Quote:
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Doesn't matter where it fell. Just make sure it dries, by not touching the computer for a day.
Could I just leave it overnight? Or must it be a full 24 hours? :/

Damn this warm weather. I guess that's revenge for me hoping it'd be pissing buckets today.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Swift Castiel View Post
Could I just leave it overnight? Or must it be a full 24 hours? :/

Damn this warm weather. I guess that's revenge for me hoping it'd be pissing buckets today.
id say over night if you must wait but if its that warn its prolly dry by now
    
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post #9 of 12
Don't sweat it man just wipe it off!
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post #10 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by robbo2 View Post
Don't sweat it man just wipe it off!
Yeah, it's already been wiped off, but I should still leave it overnight, right?

And rep to all who've helped me in this major point of my life (lol -_-)

But yes, rep to all
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