Question Bent socket pins on MSI Z87-G43, can they short short circuit?

Dec 29, 2017
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Hello, Like the title implies I bought an MSI Z87-G43 with the CPU and memory already attached to the mobo. When it arrived I cleaned it and put it in a case and fired it up, the CPU fan pulsed once and turn off for good, tried once more. Same result. I proceed to test multiple PSUs but nothing worked.

Eventually, I took off the cooler and CPU and I saw a broken pin the pin was bent badly it looks like it may be touching another pin, could this have short-circuited and destroyed components like CPU, MOBO, or RAM?
 

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