Bent pins are no problem really, I use a straight edge (usually a knife blade) to straighten any that require it.
Broken pins on the other hand are not nice, lhuser, good luck with the soldering, hope you have a steady hand.
Originally Posted by Rudster816
motherboards dont take advantage of the full 64-bit RAM address space, the CPU might have more pins for it than the motherboard does
, you might have lucked out and the pin that was bent was one of them
I sincerely hope you're drunk or joking.
God help us if you're serious.