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I killed my computer


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comanighttrain

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Hey guys, iv killed my old system, i think the core may be damaged when i was fititng a high spec cooler.

Anyone idea if anything else will have been damaged? Or if ivv got it wrong.

I tried with the old cooler and its still dead, i replaced the ram but it didnt help.

The system will come on (the fans blow) but nothing will come on screen, i havnt tryed another graphics card since i didnt touch it.
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Take out the CPU, VERY CAREFULLY, and check and see if any of the pins on it are bent.

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pins are all fine, looks like there is a dent in the core.
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Think your processor's had it. The core is the brain of the chip and if that's damaged, well, not a lot you can do about it, basically. Sadly this won't be covered by any warranty you may have as said warranty is only valid for non user damage and (if it was a retail box processor) with the original heatsink.
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hrmm. i done this in the box, my friend who is also a tech says i may have split something in the mobo and that should be what i try first.

Also, the heat paste has spread over all of the top of the cpu. As far as i know thats unlikely to affect it.

hrmm...if its the mobo its cheap enough to replace, the cpu cost most.

ps i made it myself

Edited by comanighttrain, 09 October 2005 - 03:21 PM.

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