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Hi all, the reason for the post is to ask if the processor can be damaged if you connect to a socket which lacks 3-pin (not crosslinked or short) that broke only: huh: but believe that if I connect the processor can harm me
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The socket is a 1366, and according to seek information about the missing pin and accordingly are: one of these is Vss and the others are according to other research on this page: [URL=http://www.reenigne.org/blog/...eenigne.org/blog/what-are-all-those-pins-for/ [/ url], I believe that could damage the processor, or just restrict some functions of it
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I await your quick response, thanking them in advance for your input and help.

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my wife works for intel (as a buyer) and has been with them for 18 years so I had her call a engineer and he said Do not install that cpu, he said it could very well cause damage, but he also said they have performed test on damaged cpu's and boards over the years and that they have had cpu's post on damaged boards but as you said some functions of the cpu did not work but that would also depend on the model of the cpu. so he said it could post but you have a 90% chance of causing damage too the cpu. besides why would you want too use a motherboard with missing or damaged pins in the first place.
 

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Not going to work. VSS is required for the CPU to work. If it was a ground, then MAYBE it would work.
 

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Not going to work. VSS is required for the CPU to work. If it was a ground, then MAYBE it would work.
What he said. I've seen a CPU post that was missing a pin already. But that's before they went to the pinless CPU design. If your CPU is good I wouldn't risk it. You could probably salvage the board though somehow if it's no longer under warranty. Get down to where the pins are and see if you can't very carefully solder/replace it.
 
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