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5|*42

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Well me and Aidenswarrior were scrounging through his basement and found his two processors that were thought to be dead. But, we are unsure. The pins are decently bent, but probably fixable. I am wondering what methods should we take to unbend them?
 
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5|*42

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Btw, do you think there is a local computer store that would have a machine or something. Also, how long is the mfg warranty with AMD, they are about a year old and was wondering if they could be sent back for new ones.
 

cx323

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i've used a mechanical pencil (same idea as above) and slid a credit card through the rows to straighten the pins
 

ziggo0

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If they arent bent HORRIBLY, you can try lining it up with the socket and pushing it down. Although, the ball point pen/mechanical pencil idea sounds much safer.