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Do Intel Coffee Lake chips still have that bending problem?

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#1 trparky


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Posted 10 April 2018 - 10:17 AM

Some time ago there were people talking about how you could easily bend a 7700K while it's in the socket al;l because Intel was cheaping out on the PCB by making it thinner than it used to be. So the question is... do Coffee Lake chips still have this problem? Is bending still a problem?

I want to build a new system soon but I've been lately scared to death about building one because of this bending issue. I've built systems before, the one I'm on right now I built myself but that was before Intel went stupid with the thinner PCB.

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#2 Drillingmachine


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Posted 10 April 2018 - 01:46 PM

Same "issue" is still there. Intel says CPU's are durable enough so there is nothing to fix.


If you are scared, you could buy AMD Ryzen system. It also has soldered HS and not toothpaste under HS.

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