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This is the problem my cpu is a 478 pin 3.0ghz. Till recently for some reason it wont heat up and therfore the computer will not start. i have tried another cpu and it worked fine. I looked for damage and found only 1 pin to be broken. Could this 1 pin really stop the CPU from working?
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At a guess I'd say 1 pin on a 478 pin cpu will make it inoperable, other wise they would make them 477 pins.

Edited by flyingbrit, 31 January 2006 - 12:14 PM.

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any damage to the processor will cause it not to work...they are designed for specific purposes to do specific tasks...so they don't put extra anything on them
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Yeah, you lose a pin thats it done, the pins arent just to hold it in and give it power its what it uses to transmit and recieve data wihtout all of them it just wont work, also heating up is a byproduct of operation not a requirement heats a bad point(just a little bit of techie wisdom for ya)
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