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Hi everyone, I'm just after peoples opinions on this image of pins I had to bend back, as they were pretty out of shape and still seem to be.

They are flush to touch, don't stick out any at all.

Do you think that they will work? I'm waiting for my CPU to arrive but I want to get opinions on it.

Pins.jpg

Thanks a lot in advance!
post #2 of 13
That is normal, and it is how it works.

Your CPU will not have any "pins" in the normal sense, just little golden bumps.
    
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If your camera does "Macro" shots, then can you switch to that "Macro" mode and take another close-up?
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post #4 of 13
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trueg50 - The pins were originally sticking out vertically, I've had to bend them back like so, you can see the two I am referring to. They are more 'in' than the rest. Question is, do you think that I will have an issue with my CPU and the socket?

TwoCables - Yeah my mobile has macro, but it fails on focusing, this is the best I could possibly get it I'm afraid. I am just wondering if it'd work, peoples opinions really.
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It looks pretty perfect to me based on this picture. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;13083800 
If your camera does "Macro" shots, then can you switch to that "Macro" mode and take another close-up?

This.

Hard to make out how straight the pins are when all we see is a blurry mess.
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89;13083912 
This.

Hard to make out how straight the pins are when all we see is a blurry mess.
His mobile device has the Macro feature, but it sucks. :/
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post #8 of 13
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89;13083912 
This.

Hard to make out how straight the pins are when all we see is a blurry mess.

it's quite simple to distinguish black from a gold colour, especially when it's sitting right on top of it. :-D

As I previously said, they are flush to touch, so are not sticking out. Would you prefer me to circle the 2 pins I am referring to? They are on the outside line just FYI.
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Originally Posted by Deca;13084006 
it's quite simple to distinguish black from a gold colour, especially when it's sitting right on top of it. :-D

As I previously said, they are flush to touch, so are not sticking out. Would you prefer me to circle the 2 pins I am referring to? They are on the outside line just FYI.

I do see two pins that look like they are not in the right location. Are those the one's you're asking about? Whether they're flush to touch or not isn't the issue as much as making sure that the contact on the CPU will be contacted by the socket pin.

Are they these two?

f3tezb.jpg

As you can see they may be flush but they aren't in line with the same row of pins they belong to.
Edited by blackbalt89 - 4/11/11 at 8:33am
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89;13084101 
I do see two pins that look like they are not in the right location. Are those the one's you're asking about? Whether they're flush to touch or not isn't the issue as much as making sure that the contact on the CPU will be contacted by the socket pin.


Yup, they are the 2 that I am wondering about. I can TRY and take a 'side on' snap but as I said, the camera is pretty shocking. When I say flush I don't mean they're below, they are level.
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