Did i burn out the cpu


Apr 2, 2012
put a new water cooler in and did not have any thing on the cpu for just a minete to see if i had the air blowing out side and it shut off by itself so i reached in to check my cpu and it was hotand now im not getting any video did i burn out my cpu?? and if so is the mobo still ok
Current Intel® CPUs have built in Thermtrip # at 130c that will shut the processor down. This is on top of board alarms and other settings that would sound or shut the computer down if there was a heating problem. So is it possible that you damaged the processor? Yes but it is hard to do.

Christian Wood
Intel Enthusiast Team