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Old 01-31-2008, 10:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question A new processor with a sticker on it...

Hello, dear users!
I need your advice. Today I have bought a new processor in a computer store.
I've received the processor with the sticker on ... its pins that should not be touched. I was told that if I remove this sticker, I lose the guarantee...
Will it work if I put it into the socket like I was told to put it(with a sticker on it), or should I remove the sticker.
I tend to believe that they're not right.
Thanks in advance,
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any chance you can upload a photo of this? it sounds very strange to me.
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Ya a picture would be great. Or even telling us what the processor is and where it was bought and what the sticker says. I have never seen a processor with a sticker on it.
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Old 01-31-2008, 12:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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is it a sticker or a thermal pad?
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Old 01-31-2008, 12:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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might have been a celeron stickered as a duo or something higher end...pics man, take some pictures of the chip and upload to imageshack or something...hope you know how to do both
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There shouldn't be a sticker on it anywhere. There is a piece of plastic on the bottom for protection but it should be removed.

Are you sure they weren't talking about the sticker on the box?
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Very strange...
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I've seen that sticker on lga 775 mobo's. On the plastic cover thats on the cpu socket. Never on a cpu though.
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Maybe he figured it out.... No reply....

Same here never seen a sticker on the proc itself just on the box.
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Strange thats all I can say
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