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gambLe1109

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After extensive testing of my motherboard to ensure it was DOA, I dropped my processor a couple minutes ago and it fell about 2 feet to the bottom of a cardboard box. It had the protective casing on the chipset, and appeared to land on the side with thermal paste applied, but probably landed on one of the sides or corners of the processor and then fell over onto its back, because I also had my computer case in the cardboard box, so there wasnt much room to fall. Should I be worried about this? Could this affect the processor or kill it? I won't be able to test it for about a week.

Edited by gambLe1109, 19 December 2007 - 06:01 PM.

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It should be fine.
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Edited by james_8970, 19 December 2007 - 09:27 PM.

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Long as the pins aren't bent or broken off, the processor will probably be fine.
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Well the motherboard will be brand new, so there shouldn't be any broken pins. The motherboard should arrive tomorrow or Monday, so I'll let you know what happens :), thanks for the responses.
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