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So I the cheap bracket on my CPU cooler broken so the cooler come tumbling down...along with it came the CPU cause of the suction so a pin is broken. How or what can I do to get it repaired? Will AMD work on it?
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post #2 of 5
First of all try it on your motherboard.
It may be a non-important ground pin and your system would still work without it.
Otherwise, if you can find a way to hide the fact that you were using an aftermarket cooler (which voids the warranty)... you'll have to RMA with AMD
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i tried it...won't boot up...got a new 945...won't boot up either...i am stuck with two 945...RMA'ing both back...not sure why the new 945 won't boot up...currently using my old Phenom X4 9600...good thing I kept it...any tips on why it won't boot up would be appreciated. I used two different BIOS from ASUS so it maybe DOA???
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post #4 of 5
You probably fried the board.
post #5 of 5
old 945 pin broken off cpu and stuck in socket?
unlikely to be doa,i would get a magnifying glass and take a long look at the socket
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