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. 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? Related resources i7 3770k Extremely High Temperatures: Overvolting? - Forum Touching the circuit board of HDD and RAM - Forum 2- prong electrical outlets for computers - Forum Can i ruin a graphics card by touching it? - Forum Is thin layer of silver / gold a better heat conductor? - 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. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumESD precautions (Or "Is it a good idea to build in the bathroom?") ;-) ForumOCZ heatsink touching ...??? ForumOver'Clock T'Bird without touching it ForumSeasonic 650 watt x series gold is it dead? Forumdrop target gold color touch up, ForumHELP! ASAP PLEASE It's CRITICAL! Forum(gameroom update): My Colecovision gets it's own TV!!! ForumGold legs for Dredd ForumCooper or gold heatsink? ForumPC Crashing - I'm Lost Forum6300 fx vishera black edition Forum[Solved] Problem with my Seasonic X850 Gold? ForumSeaSonic X750 Gold 750W VS CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ForumGold pin 3x3 computer chip ForumNo Low-Power Gold PSUs? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !