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Old January 3, 2009, 03:17 AM
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Yes you can plug it in and see it "turn on" with no damage, but it will NOT prove if its dead or not. I have seen many DOA motherboards power up, they simply don't post. The ability to power up does not mean its not dead.

Frankly if your that worried, grab a CPU/Ram off a friend, or bring it into a local computer shop for a quick test(they may or may not charge a small fee)
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