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    Question Gigabyte Z690 Gaming X DDR4 slightly bent pin

    Hello. I'm new to motherboard bent pins. So I have been using this motherboard for a year (since Dec 2021 until now). and I've just realized there's a bent pin on the motherboard that is shown below in the images. I realized it after using it for a year and when I was about to upgrade my CPU...
  2. Rustyy13

    Question Help needed ASAP

    Recently I bought a new CPU cooler, and as I was installing it I accidentaly put too much thermal paste and it spilled underneath the CPU, and to make things even worse, SOMEHOW one pin from the mobo endend up bending!! I didn't notice it soon as I instaled it and tryied turning my pc on...
  3. Vegvisir465

    Question How to identify a damaged cpu?

    I was building a system for my father, and after 2 days of trying to debug why the system wasn't posting and eventually taking it entirely apart found a single bent pin on the motherboard, which is what I assume kept the system from posting. What I'd like to verify is that my cpu (i7 12700k) is...
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    [SOLVED] Newer generation motherboard with an older generation CPU

    Hello, the quick question is: If I have a processor which is from the 7th generation, which I believe is an i5 7400, 1151 socket, do i need a motherboard that's also from the 7th generation or can I get any other motherboard from the newer generations, like from the 9th or 10th generation with...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading cpu and gpu but not getting input/POST ?

    So I have just bought a new ryzen 7 5800x and a EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra with a new PSU RMx Corsair 850w from my current build of: Ryzen 7 3700x Gigabyte 3X RTX 2070 Super Asus x570 Prime-P 16 GBs of ram 3600 (2 sticks of 8gb) (forgot which brand) 2 ssds (250gb OS , 1 tb) 600w power supply...
  6. theoneandonlyfoohyking

    [SOLVED] Z68 Bent socket pin?

    Hey everyone, I bought a secondhand Z68 mobo off ebay, but when it arrived it seems to have a bent pin. Seller said nothing about the motherboard having any damage. Can i confirm if this is a bent pin, and what do i do about it?
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    [SOLVED] Will my CPU be fine if it's working with 1 motherboard pin missing?

    I accidentally bent 3 motherboard pins while changing my CPU, i got them back in place with a needle, but accidentally broke one pin, i placed the CPU anyway and it works fine even Under heavy load. Can i keep using it normally now or is it too risky. I read that some pins are not needed by the...
  8. M

    Question Please help! Bent motherboard pins!

    So a little bit of a how i got here. My friend from the US came to visit me, and he brought his old computer parts to sell to me for very cheap because he made a new build. He sold me a 1080, and a i7 6700k for an amazing steal price of $270 CAD, i could not refuse, so i bought them from him...
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    [SOLVED] AMD CPU pins bent, PC turns on but no display.

    PC SPECS GPU: GTX 1070 GAMING X 8G CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X PSU: Seasonic Focus Plus Gold 650 RAM: 2X 8GB HYPERX Predator RGB HX432C16PB3AK2/16 MOBO: MSI X470 Gaming Plus SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 500GB + 128 GB Kingston SSD HDD: Seagate 1TB So my MOBO ''broke'' and before I concluded that is was...
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    Question B250 Motherboard 1 Bent Pin Pls Help!

    Hey guys, I bought a used motheboard and when I get my hands on it, I have seen that there is a bent pin on it. It is just one pin but I am not sure If I need to try to put it back on place or should I just put the cpu in it and hope that it works. You may also see it on the photo's. Please tell...
  11. darrichm

    Question PC won't turn on

    Hi gang! So I removed my original cooler that came with this prebuilt PC and tried to replace it with an AMD Wraith Prism. While removing the cooler, the CPU was also yanked out and my idiot self dropped in into the case so now there are some bent pins. When I first placed the chip in there was...
  12. Nightlake

    Will everything in this build fit?

    Hello guys, I want to check with some people on this forum whether everything in my build would fit (measurements etc, this mostly depends on the case but as far as I know everything fits but I need somebody else to check too to see whether I'm actually correct). This is the build...
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    Building new Gaming RIG, want help with the Compatibility of the parts?

    Hi Guys I'm building a new Gaming system, not a very high end one but good enough in my budget. My problem is, I am new to this and I don't know if the Parts I've selected will fit together. Also need suggestion for a 24" Montior, GPU and PSU, also do I need to add any Network card for...
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    Lenovo Z5070 is it good ?

    so I have a a desktop for gaming and some work on programs like photoshop premiere and after effect but I need laptop for when I am out only for some work on programs not much and some gaming is Lenovo Z5070 with those specs ok ? Intel® Core™ i5-4210U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.70 GHz) 6GB...
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    Help needed to upgrade my computer.

    Hello, thanks for clicking on my thread. I have basic knowledge of computers. I know how to build one, etc, etc. But I have absolutely no clue how to upgrade from my current setup. All advice and suggestions are appreciated. Here's my build : Motherboard --> M55S-S3. Chipset NVIDIA nForce...