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Missing one pin and no Errors

Amdguy

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Can you guys belive that i have a socket 754 amd athlon 3200 that is missing one pin and still works, boots into windows runs prime 95 and works rock solid LOL, and no don't flame i did not do the damage to the cpu thats another store for another day lol.
 

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if you only lost a power supply pin this is well possible .. there are power pins all over the cpu, if one is missing it wont hurt
 
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they usually work with a pin broken.
what you can do is break a pin and stuck it into the socket`s hole where the original is missing..voila,a pin is there brand new..
 
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I wouldn't do that.... bad idea
 
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why not?i `ve done couple of times and it was ok.still is..
 

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Yea that was a while back, i actually read the white papers and if im not mistaking that was 1 of 9 power supply pins, i still think its pretty cool tough.
 
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pics? lol... i like macro's of cpu's lol... now i feel like taking one of my processor, :)
 

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The pin missing is AH29 and the function is VLDT0_B




please excuse the cheap quality of my cybershot

if anyone wants the white paper i've got that too