Last year I killed a Phenom cpu, but couldn't figure out the problem until after replacing all the other components. It must have died when I pulled the video card out... everything was unplugged, but I didn't discharge the residual current in the mobo first by holding in the power button for a few seconds.
Glad to hear you got your thing working.
Thanks , I never give up , took a break then back to work . Took a wile to straigten all those pins , some were bent bad , made an X ith pin next to t .
Here is a screenshot of the break in