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Anyone have a image or link to one?


    
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I recommend using Newegg to see pictures. Many of them are zoomable and are very high quality! And almost every single photo shows the socket without the protective cover.
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He probably meant what does it look like underneath the plastic socket.
    
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I mean without the white/gray part that goes over the actual socket itself...


Guys I have a few AM2+ boards
    
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I mean without the white/gray part that goes over the actual socket itself...


Guys I have a few AM2+ boards
That's why I recommended looking at the pictures on Newegg: almost every single motherboard on Newegg was photographed without this protective cover over the socket.
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Erm, let me try saying it differently.

See all those pictures of AM2+ and AM3 boards? How they have the white/gray part with the arm that locks the cpu in place?

What does the AM2+ socket look like without that white/gray piece that is covering it?
    
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Erm, let me try saying it differently.

See all those pictures of AM2+ and AM3 boards? How they have the white/gray part with the arm that locks the cpu in place?

What does the AM2+ socket look like without that white/gray piece that is covering it?
Oh. That's not a protective cover, nor does it really go "over" the socket.

I don't know what it looks like.
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just curious op.... why do you want to know?
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Well I sent my 1090T back because I couldn't get it to post but I could post on a x1 sparta chip with the board...

Through a series of unfortunate events the cover came loose and I noticed what seem to be "missing" socket spots. And not in the area were they're blocked off, but in random spots on the socket itself.

I purchased about $160 worth of water cooling items from frozencpu for my gtx 470 - but if the socket is ruined then I'll need to get another board and really have no desire to purchase yet another AM2+ board so I figured I'd send the parts back and use that money to go AM3 with ddr3.

I'll upload a screen of my socket, one moment.


Edit: Huge image - but uh, better detail I guess?


Edited by BallaTheFeared - 12/30/10 at 3:02am
    
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