Mac pro 2009 CPU Socket damage

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by Zangiamit91, Jan 30, 2017.

  1. Zangiamit91 macrumors newbie


    Jul 6, 2016
    i have Mac Pro 2009 8 cores that i want to clean the pc and i take out the heatsink and put a new termal paste, i take out the processor and when i try to put the back i saw that some pins was damge -

    the pc now dont startup , when im powered on i see and hear the fans and the hdd but no start sound and black screen.

    where can i get only the board for that mac?

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  2. rueyloon macrumors regular

    Sep 24, 2013
    If you have steady hands, you can use a sewing needle and a magnifying glass and bend them back. I bent a few pins when I was doing the upgrading myself and I had to bend them back. If you really need another board, I do have an extra one, so you can contact me through PM if you need it.
  3. Zangiamit91 thread starter macrumors newbie


    Jul 6, 2016
    i try, but in every turn on its sound the same and i dont see nothing in the screem. also i dont have any light near the cpu's or in the leds inside the mac board. i think the socket cant be fixed,,,,,,

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