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Horrible pictures of dead caps

Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by trodas, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    i have a s370 700mhz P3
     
  2. Random Murderer

    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    that's a s370 chip, not a slot 1 cart.
     
  3. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    he's in the czech republic. how much is a slocket there?
     
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    100.00 CZK = 6.25114 USD
    Czech Republic Koruny United States Dollars
    1 CZK = 0.0625114 USD 1 USD = 15.9971 CZK

    In the year 1989, the average gross wage of Czech employees was CSK 3,170. In 2005, the average was nearly CZK 19,000. In 2010, when the country is expected to accept the euro, the average salary should be around CZK 25,000.


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    http://www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi


    so total is 4,000ish USD on average in czech republic but anyways probably more for shipping than for the item itself o wait its like that everywhere...
     
  6. trodas

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    candle_86 - old boards did not used cheated caps, that started around year 2000 ;) Hence they are living proof that cap did not need to fail in even 15 years. And yes, SX means no FPU - in SX version of i386 is there not even a MMU present :D (Memory Management Unit - give you the ability to have virtuall address space and protect certain memory allocations to changes from other processes)


    Random Murderer - copy that :D


    zatblast - not to worry, my stepbro has some (two, IIRC) slots to put a S370 cpus into Slot1. The obvious question is how they will be compatible, but I quess we see about that :p It could depend on mobo, too. And besides, there is just a few caps on these, so easy to recap them to make sure they aren't unreliable just because of caps ;)



    ATX Winner PSU, type PB300-A4S, courtesy by HoNY

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    CapXon caps rulez :laugh:

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    Bulging sligtly and leaking Vent cap, and some nonstandard inferior Fuhjyyu caps - 1650uF 16V? OMG!
    Much to my surprise, the CapXon shit caps are used in Fortron PSUs:
    http://www.svethardware.cz/art_doc-0484A36780DAD846C125716F007174B6.html?lotus=1&Highlight=0 :twitch: :banghead:
     
  7. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    what about HEC caps?

    i have a PSU branded under the China Greatwall computer CO. and its making me kind of nervous to use :roll:
     
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    Seen the images of burned case/PSU before (1st page)? That was HEC caps in action. Draw your own conclusions... But usualy it destroy the mainboard first, so user get alerted that something is dead wrong. Another example was my fanless moded PSU, powering just a VIA C3 machine, a 14W Nehemiah CPU: http://ax2.old-cans.com/s.php?p=silentpc&id=26&c=8&d=1&v=v2
    See? Hec!



    OST cap from SETI forum - I quess the extraterrestrials got him :D ;)

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    Gigabyte GA-7VKML mobo, GSC caps, user lamcdonald, OCAU forum.

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    Well the older model of it was also 350W and it didnt have any large caps :eek:
     
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    Soltek SL-85ERV2 and GSC caps

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    User norcio from OCW forum.
     
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    you know what would be really helpful? a list of caps on the first page that we have pics of failure.
     
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  16. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    i need to pull apart my MGE PSU i have a cap in there that you should see :p
     
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    /me run away scared to death :)
     
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    No, it was just normal PSU there... but the Elite polymers are fake polymers, so, they did not take the stress... Many users already experiences this explosion. Just do not put your head abole Asus P5K when overclocking. You might be seriously injured/and/or even killed. The explosion has considerable force and send the top of the cap up flying like a bullet...
     
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    Holy s**t...

    How do you tell what brand they are? by the E Prefix?

    Edit:

    Reading through that thread @ XS it was simply that Dawgdoc did the vcore mod wrong, and that was the result.

    And i believe by looking at the internals of that cap that they are polymers. I could be wrong though.
     
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    yeah you need some dodgy mods or 1.7v+ vcore to trigger such a boom. seriously abnormal that.
     
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    I've heard of the same caps blowing on that board just from heavy OC work, like some phase change cooling and 4.5ghz chips. They can't take it.
     
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    and those people are running phase change and 1.7v+... i did say that. read the thread a while back. To be honest, if you voltmod the board you have to expect theres a chance things could go wrong.
     
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    scary stuff. makes you wonder
     

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