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If I Didn't See It, I Wouldn't Believe It

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#1 garmanma


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Posted 30 September 2008 - 11:54 AM

Knowing that I messed around with computers a neighbor asked me to look at his son's new build. It wouldn't post. I determined it was a bad CPU. It was an AMD retail box without the heatsink.
Have you seen the small square decal that says AMD 64? You're supposed to affix it to the case. They used it for the heatsink pad
What a mess to get off the CPU
I just couldn't believe it
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Posted 30 September 2008 - 12:23 PM

*KoanYorel just giggles

Did you spray the whole unit down with WD-40 to get it to move on? [joke]
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Posted 30 September 2008 - 01:21 PM

Outstanding.. watch for the new warning label on the future box.
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Posted 30 September 2008 - 01:34 PM

lol freakin classic. Sounds like something my dad would do.

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Posted 30 September 2008 - 04:02 PM

reminds me of the old style heatsinks that had a thermal pad(goop) covered with a thin sheet of poly to protect it

It's amazing how well that thin layer of plastic can stop heat transfer

It was an AMD retail box without the heatsink.

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Posted 30 September 2008 - 05:53 PM

At least it was a thin coat :thumbsup:.
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