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CPU or MOBO?

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December 8, 2003 7:34:36 PM

Hi,
Yesterday, while putting on Arctic Silver 5 on my cpu, I accidentally turned my comp on without heatsink on. I turned it off in less than 3 seconds, but every time I turn my comp on, I get a blank screen.
When I touch my heatsink, it feels warm. Do you think it's possible that the mobo got screwed up, but not the cpu?

Specs are:
Athlon XP 1700+
Soltek KT266 chipset
Good powersupply(400 W)

Thanks in advance for any help.

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December 8, 2003 11:02:23 PM

Doubtfull the board was harmed, probably damaged just the right circuits on the CPU to make it completely non-functional.

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