How to tell if CPU is fried Tags: CPUs How To Last response: August 7, 2013 11:57 AM in CPUs Share stryoftheyearxx April 4, 2006 10:07:06 PM Hi just wondering how can I tell if a CPU is fried? thanxs More about : cpu fried Reply to stryoftheyearxx mpjesse April 4, 2006 10:18:20 PM The best way is to run your index finger of the die and see if it's coated in oil. Or run the processor under the kitchen faucet and see if water "beeds" up. Reply to mpjesse earthling April 5, 2006 12:18:20 AM just stick ur nose closer to the case n smell it ! i`m sure u can tell the difference between fried n unfried cpu ! Reply to earthling Related resources How to tell if your Q6600 is fried ? - Forum How can i tell if cpu is fried in xbox 360 - Forum How to tell if your cell phone is fried - Forum No post, CPU fan spins, CPU fried ? - Forum Have i Fried my CPU ? due to no Thermal Paste??? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer choknuti April 5, 2006 10:04:46 AM Plug it into another MB and test. I’ve seen processors with visible physical damage on them work. Reply to choknuti nav_909 April 5, 2006 10:52:44 AM Quote:Oh wait, you can't see the core with IHS on modern processors now. IHS is the next worst thing to Prescott. Ineffcient piece of annoying crap that should be peeled off on every processor. Only a uber-clumsy F*ck can damage the core. ease of m8 i got a presscott lol Reply to nav_909 Porfirio Pires August 7, 2013 11:19:46 AM earthling said:just stick ur nose closer to the case n smell it ! i`m sure u can tell the difference between fried n unfried cpu ! will it smell diferent if it's ''roasted'' ??? Reply to Porfirio Pires schmuckley a b à CPUs August 7, 2013 11:57:05 AM LOL..probably not. Best bet=find compatible mobo and try chip in it. or get same chip and try in mobo you have. Reply to schmuckley Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumHow to tell if my CPU , motherboard, or RAM is dead? ForumHave I fried my CPU ? ForumNew build won't POST, I've tried everything. Is Mobo/ CPU fried ? ForumOh no I just fried my CPU .... Forumhow to tell if cpu overclocked? ForumCPU or mobo fried ? Please help me determine ForumHow to tell when a Graphics Card is FRIED ForumCPU fried ? Motherboard? ForumFried the Cpu ? ForumSigns of a fried cpu ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumWill a AMD64 socket 939 motherboard run a Opteron 939 CPU? ForumHow much can i OC a 3000+ Venice ForumAny CPU ideas? ForumIntel server CPU roadmap updated More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !