Broke socket pins on MB..can it be fixed? Tags: Motherboards Socket Gigabyte Last response: April 1, 2010 11:13 PM in Motherboards Share jamesrwright April 1, 2010 5:46:17 AM I tried to install a MB in my PC this past weekend..somehow I damaged the socket-not sure how.. See the pic.. " alt="" class="imgLz frmImg " /> Can a MB manufacturer just replace this one part? Anyone have any idea how much it costs? It is a Gigabyte board. More about : broke socket pins fixed Lmeow a b V Motherboard April 1, 2010 6:21:57 AM I don't think you can fix socket pins on the MB by yourself, I'm not sure if Gigabyte could just replace the socket, and I have no idea how much it would cost. m 0 l 4745454b a c 96 V Motherboard April 1, 2010 6:43:27 AM Looks more like a burn mark then bent/broke pins. What happened? As for replacing, no. You'd need to get a new mobo. m 0 l Related resources Can I fix my M-Audio DX4s? RCA pins broke off in the jack - Forum Broke a socket pin but PC still works. (Help plz). - Forum fix bent pins on CPU socket - Forum CPU heating, broke the heatsink push pins - Forum Part of RAM socket broke off - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Lmeow a b V Motherboard April 1, 2010 8:12:39 AM 4745454b said:Looks more like a burn mark then bent/broke pins. What happened? As for replacing, no. You'd need to get a new mobo. Could be the Foxconn P55 CPU retention issue. m 0 l 4745454b a c 96 V Motherboard April 1, 2010 8:57:56 AM Possible. Have the RMA/warranties changed to accommodate this problem? m 0 l jamesrwright April 1, 2010 3:57:09 PM It is weird..I am not sure how the mark got there. I never ran the CPU hot and always put it in correctly-only time the damage could have happened was when I was installing the heat sink-I had trouble getting it in. m 0 l 4745454b a c 96 V Motherboard April 1, 2010 11:13:12 PM Ever run your memory above 1.65v? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBent Pins in CPU socket Forum Solvedshort motherboard socket pins Forum i accidentaly broke some pins, now i got black screen Forum SolvedBroke Cpu pins help! Forum SolvedGigabyte Z87X-UD3H damaged cpu socket small pins/wires. Forum SolvedDo you think these bent CPU pins can be fixed? Forum SolvedCPU socket pins bent/missing INTEL Forum SolvedBent Pins in LGA 1150 Socket? :( Forum SolvedBent CPU Socket Pins, will this affect CPU performance? Forum SolvedHelp unbend asus h61 lga 1155 motherboard socket pins! Forum SolvedIs bent pins on socket causing high cpu temps??? Forum SolvedPin broke off in hard drive slot. Forum SolvedPush Pin on heatsink broke - could I have done damage by trying to boot the computer? Forum SolvedFixed my bent cpu pin, still worried Forum SolvedPATA Laptop HDD Pin Broke Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !