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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I bent CPU socket pins! How to unbent them?

I have a Intel DG33FB motherboard with a LGA755 (Socket T) CPU socket and a 2.6 GHz LGA755 processor. I want to upgrade the processor but while doing so I accidentaly bent some pins on the CPU ...
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Need illustrated advice on Socket P/Merom BSEL mod

I have got Intel T2370(133FSB/Socket P/Merom) CPU and ASUS F5SL(SIS chipset) laptop. I see those as perfect candidates for BSEL pinmod yet I can't find detailed sure description on how to do it. ...
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How to disable some cores on Intel machine

I have a machine with two Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2618L v3 processor, which has 8 cores on each socket. I only want the OS or hypervisor (such as Xen) on the machine to detect only one socket and ...
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How can I handle and clean a Removed-from-Socket rPGA processor without Bending or Breaking any Pins during “Preparation”

I received a Previous Generation Intel® Core™ Processor in the mail. The processor fits into a Socket G1 / rPGA988A. According to information on CPU World, the size of the processor is 1.48" x 1.48" / ...
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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, ...