How to fix Bent Motherboard Pins on an Intel Socket (X99 2011-v3)


When I was testing the Asrock Extreme6 I noticed that something wasn’t quite right, when the computer started crashing in the BIOS, so I quickly ran through some of the standard troubleshooing procedures (reconnecting cables, one stick of ram etc.) and that didn’t fix it, I then inspected the pins on the socket and to my surprise 2 of them were broken and one was severely bent. I then proceeded to make sure the two pins were not touching other pins and then fixed the bent pin, and the computer was working perfectly fine again.

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