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Old April 24, 2013, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by rjbarker View Post
I had the same problem a number of yrs ago with an X58 I7 920 set-up.
I would say your Mobo is the culprit, likey bent CPU Socket pin/a

Rip it apart remove the CPU and use a magnifying glass to inspect your Pins. Consider a Mobo RMA.
OMG.. is it really the problem???

Originally Posted by great_big_abyss View Post
If it IS bent pins, wouldn't he be SOL? AFAIK RMA's are rejected because of bent pins...correct me if I'm wrong though.

Originally Posted by igot6strings View Post
If so, a small zip tie works well for unbending bent pins. Soft enough to not dmg any other pins yet strong enough to unbend the bent ones.
Looks like a hard work to do...
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