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Thread: Bent CPU pins

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2010

    Bent CPU pins

    I am construct a laptop and my novel i3-350M has twisted CPU pins If you are not conscious, laptop editions of I-CPUs have pins, and the board contained the socket. While I unlocked the package that is an artificial clamshell with the CPU facing pin down on a froth pad, the pins were twisted. Two near a corner and one just a little skewed on one more border. I know I should just send these reverse (to Supervise, who I have had no problem with in the long-ago) but don't have time. Require this laptop up and running by this weekend to begin advertising my present desktop. So, what are your recommendations? I have heard utilizing an automatic pencil tilt can effort, but not certain if it will in shape in the thin gap. I have a few tweezers but may scrape the pin and so on.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2009

    Re: Bent CPU pins

    Utilize the automatic pencil technique if you can. There is no necessitating being anxious about scraping the pins, or shorting them. Just don't execute it in static surroundings, keep dampness over 50 percent, don't wear shoes on mat, and donít stroke the pins straight or with a conductor, automatic pencil ends are protected by plastic bodies. Utilize a stereo magnifier if you can and perform it in excellent light devoid of strong gloom. Remember unbending is dangerous, the pin could smash off in its place.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2009

    Re: Bent CPU pins

    The pins are annealed metal, they are not extremely fragile, but remember what you had in contrast with what might occur. That is you might be answerable for the twisted pins, meaning you might unable to guarantee your trouble; but if you smash off a pin you have the similar circumstances, that is not anything to misplace by annoying it. One can just perform his best; don't hit yourself up for it if one smashes off. As well, don't over bend it back; twisting back and onward will cause a smash or crack. Just bend it one time and leave it, or bend it a bit more if it is not far sufficient up till now, if you over bend do not twist it back.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2009

    Re: Bent CPU pins

    As well if you can obtain the pin close sufficient so that it goes in the socket, you are fine and the socket may apply sufficient force to full unbend it the rest of the way (not accurately certain on the internals of pin sockets to the extent that if it squeezes in the whole pin length or not). Anyway CPU packages with pins, the pins are generally able to grip fairly of bending; it is the LGA sockets where the pins are in the sockets which are the genuine trouble. I cannot in fact observe your image from effort but if they are too faultily twisted I would just return it though because who knows what additional injure might have toke place.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2009

    Re: Bent CPU pins

    First thing, just attempted the pencil tilt. It was too immense. And the pencil lead was too plump to fit between the pin that is how small they are. Next, I attempted the blade of an old pocket knife; it was too tedious to tear the pins leaning next to every other. I attempted a variety of objects without luck. Lastly, I dug around for a few of the dog hair that is all the time stuck to my substance from home. I prepared a loop out of the dog hair and lassoed every pin; it was thin sufficient to smash the gap between the pins leaning on every other. Later than I got em alienated I utilized the blade tip. This was a genuine trick because I have extremely shaky hands and poor eye view, but it seems quite sew straight now! Going to pop it in the laptop later than effort tonight and with any luck give 'er a whirl.

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