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I think i have one slightly bent pin on my mobo

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so what do i do? will it still work? will it implode? the cpu is brand new so i dont actually want it to implode
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post #2 of 16
ummmm it might short but I would suggest using like a credit card or something to straighten it.
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A credit card to straighten a bent pin?
mechanical pencil without the lead would be a bit better...
    
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post #4 of 16
I have 1 bent pin on my MoBo too. I ignored it.
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post #5 of 16
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Originally Posted by [xPt]FLuX View Post
so what do i do? will it still work? will it implode? the cpu is brand new so i dont actually want it to implode
...so it's an AMD CPU? As long as it fits into the socket, it will be fine.


If it is an Intel CPU, don't you mean bent pin on the mobo?
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post #6 of 16
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no i meant intel on the mobo soz
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post #7 of 16
Presuming its on the mobo take a look under a magnifying glass and if its really bad either attempt to straighten or just go with it. It PROBABLY won't hurt anything, if its a mandatory pin it probably just won't post. What socket are we talking though? Need more info..
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post #8 of 16
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its the one in my sig rig
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by [xPt]FLuX View Post
its the one in my sig rig
If you're sure its bent and its new I would just return it.. better safe than sorry!
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by [xPt]FLuX View Post
its the one in my sig rig
Post a macro shot.

If it is slightly bent, not a big deal as long as it makes contact.

Otherwise, you can probably fix it with a steady hand and needle.
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