Quick Answer: Can You Return A CPU With Bent Pins?

Does AMD warranty cover bent pins?

AMD Warranty doesn’t cover bent or broken pins, at least on Consumer Processors.

Also if the Processor was sold to you wasn’t in its original AMD packaging and thus was damaged, it probably wouldn’t be covered anyways.

You need to go to the reseller and ask them to replace it for you..

Are the pins on CPU gold?

It depends on the processor, if they have small pins or not. … Other processors have no pins, but small gold contacts (like the p4). And even if they are golden they are not completely out of gold, but they only contain a layer of gold which is a few atoms thin.

Can bent CPU pins damaged motherboard?

Even if you’re losing some pins it will be ok to put it back in your motherboard. It won’t hurt your system it just won’t post.

What happens if thermal paste gets on CPU pins?

Thermal paste on the pads on any current Intel CPU, no problem just wipe it off. Thermal paste on the pins in the socket in the motherboard, you can’t do anything to it. … The socket pins are extremely fragile. They should never be touched.

What happens if a CPU pin broke?

If you broke a pin, the CPU may still work, but it will likely be unstable.

Will a computer turn on without a CPU?

Unfortunately for what you want, the motherboard checks for the CPU before it does pretty much anything. No CPU, no power gets delivered to the components.

Can a CPU be damaged and still work?

Technically, a CPU could partially work. what will happen is that some instructions might cause errors, but overall the CPU won’t be slower.

Do Intel cpus have pins?

As supported by this website, the i7 series of processors have no pins on the processor, they are actually on the motherboard. … If you accidentally drop the CPU on the pins or touch the pins a little too rough, you will have to replace your motherboard.

What problems can bent CPU pins cause?

Also if the bent pin(s) are shorting to other pins, this could cause the computer to not POST, or could damage the CPU and / or motherboard. So there are no hard and fast rules for how a computer will behave when there are bent pins.

Can you fix broken CPU pins?

If you have a broken pin. That only thing you can do is install it and see if the CPU works correctly. Many pins are redundant (like ground pins as an example). If it works correctly even when you stress test it then you can continue to use it.