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cant tell if the processor or motherboard is broken please help


FPCH New Member
Jul 28, 2013
PC Experience
Some Experience
Hi im quite knowledgeable about pc software/hardware and know how to swap parts out etc,
I have however only done the cpu twice i changed to an i7 1155 socket and bought a new water cooling system for it. the issue is that now the pins have bent and i have no idea how. and i have moved them back into place but when i place the processor on the socket it makes a scraping noise then bends the pins. this is without attaching the hsf. everything else works just had it less than a week and its making me feel sick to think which it would be


Oct 19, 2008
Wirral UK
PC Experience
Very Experienced
Hi and welcome to FpcH

Pins bending ...... Are you sure that the new i7 is compatible with your motherboard socket ?

Are the same pins bending each time?

Which motherboard do you have ?
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