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My Dell B120 CPU overheated and melted the plastic cover. First of all I thought CPU's had thermal protection.
Anyway now I plug it in and no lights no beeps nothing.I took out the hard drive and CPU and still absolutely
nothing when you try to power on. Anyone with any ideas or is the mot :) herboard fried. THANKS

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Well if the processor has overheated it'll be toast and only good for throwing in the bin.

Thermal Protection does nothing to prevent a processor overheating, all it does is throttle the speed, it won't stop it overheating if the heatsink fan has failed.
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