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TIFU by upgrading my cooler, help me assess the damage

Hello everyone :)

Specs:
B450 tomahawk max and ryzen 3600
psu: 700w bequiet system power 9
rtx 2070


I have the following situation, I wanted to upgrade my cpu cooler:

I undid the screws of the stock wraith
I noticed some resistance so I slowly pulled the cooler loose, without using too much force, but once the cooler came off, the cpu was attached to it!

Probably the cooler paste (MX4) created a vacuum as I had to "slide" the cpu off the cooler as I couldn't even seperate them by just pulling on the cpu

So it was pulled from the socket while it was still in the locked position

I noticed one pin on the cpu was slightly bent, which I bent back, and inspected the pins on the cpu very thoroughly using a magnifying glass
there are no pins missing and you can't tell which pin was bent anymore

I unlocked the lever on the cpu socket of my mobo
I then put the cpu back in the socket, making sure it went in all the way, pulled it out again and inspected the pins once more

there where no irregularities

I then put the cpu back in the mobo, locked the socket and reinstalled the wraith stealth

I then powered on the system, all fans and lights came on but the cpu led on the mobo gives a steady red led, and no display

Also when i boot the system WITHOUT a cpu installed the red cpu led stays on

I tried breadboarding the system, flashing the bios with a usb stick to the most recent version, all to no avail

So now i'm stuck with the question;
Is my mobo or my cpu borked? Or both?
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Thanks for reading
Any insights are greatly appriciated

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15 minutes ago, Nectar of the wanker said:

Hello everyone :)

Specs:
B450 tomahawk max and ryzen 3600
psu: 700w bequiet system power 9
rtx 2070


I have the following situation, I wanted to upgrade my cpu cooler:

I undid the screws of the stock wraith
I noticed some resistance so I slowly pulled the cooler loose, without using too much force, but once the cooler came off, the cpu was attached to it!

Probably the cooler paste (MX4) created a vacuum as I had to "slide" the cpu off the cooler as I couldn't even seperate them by just pulling on the cpu

So it was pulled from the socket while it was still in the locked position

I noticed one pin on the cpu was slightly bent, which I bent back, and inspected the pins on the cpu very thoroughly using a magnifying glass
there are no pins missing and you can't tell which pin was bent anymore

I unlocked the lever on the cpu socket of my mobo
I then put the cpu back in the socket, making sure it went in all the way, pulled it out again and inspected the pins once more

there where no irregularities

I then put the cpu back in the mobo, locked the socket and reinstalled the wraith stealth

I then powered on the system, all fans and lights came on but the cpu led on the mobo gives a steady red led, and no display

Also when i boot the system WITHOUT a cpu installed the red cpu led stays on

I tried breadboarding the system, flashing the bios with a usb stick to the most recent version, all to no avail

So now i'm stuck with the question;
Is my mobo or my cpu borked? Or both?
:(image.gif.f9d43c7b3e2803afc75692d8f429e343.gif

Thanks for reading
Any insights are greatly appriciated

You killed the motherboard probably, you mustve damaged the socket.

And yes, you did fuck up ipdeed lol 

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Thanks for the reply

 

I think so too

 

Bonus question: i can RMA the board as it is still well within warranty

Do you think they will accept said RMA?

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2 hours ago, Nectar of the wanker said:

Thanks for the reply

 

I think so too

 

Bonus question: i can RMA the board as it is still well within warranty

Do you think they will accept said RMA?

i think so but its still worth trying

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I do agree, but that's an unknown for now

It will prolly give me alot of down time, so my plan would be to pick a new mobo and sell the replacement

(IF the RMA sticks)

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7 minutes ago, Nectar of the wanker said:

I do agree, but that's an unknown for now

It will prolly give me alot of down time, so my plan would be to pick a new mobo and sell the replacement

(IF the RMA sticks)

up to u 

if have buckets of money to throw in the ground.

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