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Old 07-16-2005, 05:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ive herd u have to be very careful when fitting a new cpu as they are very fargile is true or utter garbage. espcially the new 939 ones
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More you are not being careful enough. There will be a corner with out a pin, line that up with the corner with-out a slot for it. Lift up the lever, press extremly lightly into the slot, close the lever and its in.

If you bend a pin gently bend it straight. If it falls off, RMA it, and neglect to tell them it was your fault - "It was like that when I recieved it." You will get a replacement in a few days time. But it is not too easy to bend it. I ripped my CPU out of its socket getting my heatsink off, and there were no bent pins.
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from my experience, the cpu's fall perfectly into the slot, you don't need to use force to push it in the mobo
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They do fall perfectly. Mine did last night.
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