I accidentally bent 2-4 pins on AMD- 3500+ 64bit

By CompuGeek247
Aug 16, 2005
  1. Im a lil worried and i did a search on the forums.

    Is 3-4 pins near the edge of the cpu at the tip with the triangle icon. Is this something to worry about?

    I straightened them out with my fingernail tips and they look prety strong and arent about to break off.

    I put it into the holster and it seems to fit well.

    Should I be worried and return it for a brand new one?

    Or forget about it and it will work fine?
  2. PanicX

    PanicX TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 669

    As long as no circuitry on the chip was damaged, you'll be fine.
  3. harrisdurrani

    harrisdurrani TS Enthusiast Posts: 159


    lol exactly the same thing happend to me..but i managed to fix the pins somehow works fine now
  4. C_Conqueror

    C_Conqueror TS Rookie Posts: 140

    Did it on a motherboard once but still worked fine.
  5. Austin44

    Austin44 TS Rookie Posts: 67

    ya it will probly work but if u dont mine waitng send it back for a new just to be safe. its up to u
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