Touching the gold prongs Tags: CPUs Motherboards Last response: June 27, 2011 7:56 PM in CPUs Share kamuran55 June 27, 2011 6:23:47 PM I got my CPU and when I was taking it out of the little plastic tray, I accidentally touched the golden prongs. It went into the motherboard perfectly fine, is it okay? All of the prongs looked fine. More about : touching gold prongs DXRick June 27, 2011 6:46:10 PM Yes, unless you zapped it with static electricity. Go ahead and finish the build. m 0 l r0aringdrag0n a b V Motherboard June 27, 2011 7:00:08 PM did you remember to touch the computer case or have an antistatic wrist strap on before u touched the prongs? m 0 l Related resources some mobo prongs not touching i/o sheild - Forum drop target gold color touch up, - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Emperus a c 81 à CPUs a b V Motherboard June 27, 2011 7:06:05 PM Ensure safety before committing. No point asking after the act is done. All you can do now is go ahead, complete the setup and give it a run. Hopefully it is all good. All the best. m 0 l kajabla a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard June 27, 2011 7:56:59 PM That should really be fine. They're not that delicate. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !