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Cpu socket different than what is shown in manufacture site for same model

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#1 tomcruise3230


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Posted 23 October 2011 - 04:48 PM

1. Is it normal to have the CPU socket different than what is shown in manufactured site? I am asking because my 2 motherboards "ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3" CPU socket is different to what is shown for this same mobo on manufacture site [checked other sites also where they are selling this mobo]:

My Mobo:
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Compare that to asrock and you will see it does not look the same:

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2. Also asking because both of these mobo are getting number 53 on Dr. Debug. According to my manual it means " Memory initialization error. No usable memory detected". So I have tried everything and am suspecting I got bad mobos.

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 08:45 PM

what do u mean different? it should be a 1155 socket. Keep in mind, ASrock just puts together the motherboards-the actual CPU socket may be made by a different company, and its possible they used a different brand of socket in your motherboard then they did in the display picture, but a 1155 CPU should still fit. However, in your top picture, correct me if Im wrong-but Im not seeing any pins, is there any type of protective cover over them, are they missing, or is it just the picture?



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