OUCH! don't touch hot cpus!

jonnyfin

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dang!, i'm running a llf on a travelstar with a mini-ide adapter on some old pentium 1oo and i guess i knocked the heatsink off....well, 30mins into the format i notice the hsf not on the cpu... you know what happens next :|:Q
 

pillage2001

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<< dang!, i'm running a llf on a travelstar with a mini-ide adapter on some old pentium 1oo and i guess i knocked the heatsink off....well, 30mins into the format i notice the hsf not on the cpu... you know what happens next :|:Q >>



30mins?!?!? Please tell me you're not running a Tbird. :Q
 

Evadman

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Throw some water on it when it catches fire. Then RMA the CPU, as it is the Manufacturer's fault, not yours.
 

pillage2001

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<< Throw some water on it when it catches fire. Then RMA the CPU, as it is the Manufacturer's fault, not yours. >>



:D
 

jonnyfin

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<< 30mins?!?!? Please tell me you're not running a Tbird >>



hell no! its either a p133 or 100... i don't care about the cpu at all, only my fingertips!
 

pillage2001

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<< 30mins?!?!? Please tell me you're not running a Tbird >>



hell no! its either a p133 or 100... i don't care about the cpu at all, only my fingertips!
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Oh well, soak your finger in water. :D

 

AnthraX101

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Only one word realy fits this situation:

Duh. ;) Thats ok, i touch my heatsinks once their installed to check that they ar working. Took a nice chunk out of my thumb this time when it got into the fanblades. Volcano 6Cu

Armani
 

ThaGrandCow

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<< Throw some water on it when it catches fire. Then RMA the CPU, as it is the Manufacturer's fault, not yours. >>



ROFL! I forgot about that thread. Does anyone still have the link for that? I'd like to go back and re-read that one.




<< you are very tall >>


seriously, whats up with that comment? I've seen it quite a few times recently. Maybe it's late at night and I'm being dense, but I'd like to know.
 

tweakmm

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<< you are very tall >>


seriously, whats up with that comment? I've seen it quite a few times recently. Maybe it's late at night and I'm being dense, but I'd like to know.
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Its from the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy
 

Amused

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<< dang!, i'm running a llf on a travelstar with a mini-ide adapter on some old pentium 1oo and i guess i knocked the heatsink off....well, 30mins into the format i notice the hsf not on the cpu... you know what happens next :|:Q >>



30mins?!?!? Please tell me you're not running a Tbird. :Q
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LOL... And this is why pillage2001 failed the reading comprehension portion of his tests. ;)