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Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by philbrown23, Apr 19, 2008.

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    ok so as I'm installing my hardware back into my asus maximus extreme, I noticed that in the cpu socket a few pins are bent!! I tried it and it would not read the cpu! I tried to bend them back but not really helpful, so I tried booting up again and it worked. well it lags just a little. what should I do??
     
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    Get a set of tweezers, or some thin needle-nosed plyers, and make sure the pins are dead straight. What caused them to bend in the first place?
     
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    i heard people using mechincal pencils to fix bent pins.
     
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    I don't know what caused it it's just like that I don't even know how long it's been like that. I'll ahve to do the tweezer thing tomorrow.
     
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    Ive actually had them break off and there went the CPU. :laugh:
     
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    Well if it works fine who cares! :laugh: If it was bent and you bent it back and it works just let it be, if you try and bent it back again it could break or somehow not make it work.
     
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    well it doesn't work fine, it takes like 5 minutes to get to windows now, before it took less than 1. and I get randomm freezes now to.
     
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    I thought that was more for ther pins on the CPU , not really in the socket.

    From what I remember seeing in my 775sockets, I say a magnafying glass and some fine tweezers should do the trick.
     
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    I once had a bent pin on my old athlon and when I tried to bend it straight it snapped off! So I cut a tiny piece of paperclip and put it in the motherboard socket and it worked fine.
     
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    GL on trying to do that with a Socket 775 socket tho! :toast:
     
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    socket775 is that way cuz cpus are way more expensive than motherboards [except mine, my motherboard was like 130 and my cpu was 75]
    i dont suggest this and it might be even worse but, befor i got my new board i had some junky board that needed my cpu modded befor it would use 1066mhz fsb, and i used this stuff you paint on, for fixing rear window things, i still have some, anyhow, i was thinking, if some of the pins wernt connecting well, maybe u could cover the place where the pins go with something like that, that way it would reach better, and make a better connection, altho i cant say that wouldnt make the connection worse or give it capasitance or who knows what, maybe someone else here can put some more thought into that with more experience in this than i have.
     
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    Wow Oil Ramsay that is pretty impressive.
     
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