The connector that's used for CPUs on a motherboard

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Bent processor socket pins LGA1155 after overheating CPU

I have an i7-2600k (not overclocked) on an ASUS P8Z68 V-Pro motherboard that I was cooling using a Corsair H60 since last August. My A/C went out for a period of two weeks and my ambient temperature ...
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confused: PPGA988, rPGA988B. what cpu socket is in my hp 4330s laptop and what cpus will it take?

Wow, I am so out of the loop these days with PC/laptop hardware. Upgrading a CPU is a whole lot more complicated than it was in the late 90s! I have an HP 4330s laptop that according to CPU-Z, ...
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Celeron 2.7 (northwood) won't work in mobo with P4 1.8 (williamette)

I tried upgrading my Sony VAIO PCV-RX660 with a Celeron 2.7ghz CPU. It won't even boot. It turns on and a dummy (hdd/cpu) light comes on, but no booting or anything. If I put the P4 back in, ...
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How to repair the processor?

Some time ago, i wanted to try a bios update. It seemed to work, but after that I only had a black screen. So i bought a new mainboard and I was happy to use the pc again. But soon I realized that the ...