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If you're sure its bent and its new I would just return it.. better safe than sorry!
The paranoid Lostcase would send it back..

just in case..
post #12 of 16
Is it bent forwards (away from the mother board) or backwards? If its bent forwards I think the cpu will just push the pin back into position when it makes contact. I dont see the major problem unless it is bent backwards and not making any contact with the CPU.
    
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well my pc is working fine and it appears to be exactly the same as the other pins just a little more bend but hey its all working so who cares
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Great that it worked out.
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It's an optical illusion. I noticed this when I first opened my motherboard. There are so many pins in a confined space, combine that with ambient lighting and shadows it looks they're all bent forwards. Upon further inspection they're fine.
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It's an optical illusion. I noticed this when I first opened my motherboard. There are so many pins in a confined space, combine that with ambient lighting and shadows it looks they're all bent forwards. Upon further inspection they're fine.
I know!! I literally got a sick feeling in my stomach because i thought i had bent all of them towards me, but if you move it around in the light you can see all of the pins light up bright gold except one, which stays slightly less bright which tells me its a bit skeef
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