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    Should a borked CPU still get hot?

    Think I borked my 1500XP yesterday - fan wasnt attached properly, however the CPU is still getting hot.

    Anyone know if this should happen?

    Looking for a cheap Athlon/Duron if anyone has one

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    If theres still power going thru it it'll get hot, even tho its borked...

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    Yes it can, if there is still voltages flowing through it...

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    Bit like the above post.....sorry half asleep

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    Shame it wasnt a NF2 based mobo - would have more than likely saved it
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    afaik we cant

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    lol, I mean why can't * you delete your own posts
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