Faint lines on cpu chip Tags: CPUs Chip Last response: November 25, 2012 8:37 AM in CPUs Share remmys November 25, 2012 8:20:22 AM Hello, is it normal to have faint outlines of a square shape on the back of the cpu? i3570k (costa rica) Sealed boxed set with dirty booklet inside. More about : faint lines cpu chip Nedal0 a b à CPUs November 25, 2012 8:37:20 AM Hmmmmmmm ! that's a bit strange. Is it really a sealed box ? Don't tell me you purchased it off eBay The square shape tells you it has been used. Its as simple as that. Heat cycles through thermal paste between integrated CPU cooler and Heat Sink creates that square. Definitely a used CPU. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFaint lines with ati radeon 7730 and toshiba hd 32 inch tv? Forum SolvedFaint lines scrolling on moniter Forum Solvedfaint horizontal lines on screen. What are they Forum SolvedBlurry screen and faint, flickering lines across screen after installing new GPU Forum SolvedWeird, faint "scan lines" when playing games Forum why do i get faint or distorted lines when in games Forum why do i get faint or distorted lines when in games Forum Faint white static lines on my monitor Forum an inclined Faint lines appear in screen laptop ??? Forum Faint white horizontal lines going upwards . Forum Faint wavy lines across screen when running games Forum Faint lines moving up and down the screen Forum Horizontal faint lines on monitor Forum ASUS VH226h LCD Monitor + Nvidia 560ti - Faint horizontal lines Forum Monitor Issues.(faint lines ingame,VGA port not working) Forum Faint white lines Forum Monitor faint horizontal lines Forum Faint Lines Across Screen Forum Faint horizontal lines going up the screen ONLY in game? Forum Faint lines flicker on LCD Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !