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Horrible pictures of dead caps

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

  1. p_o_s_pc

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    @cdawall i don't think i am going to be buying a biostar board like yours now
     
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    I don't think that OST made cap on the Biostar makes any difference. It's clearly not a part of any high powered power circuitry as it's near the USB/whatnot headers. Not much electrical stress on that one.

    btw,
    I just pulled a (slightly) bulged Teapo from an abit KG7 just the other day...
     
  3. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    looks like they are at the powerplug and chipset though
     
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    just replaced some caps on an old skt370 mobo, gsc caps,
    phone pic so a bit shitty . . .
    [​IMG]
     
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    were the caps venting?
     
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    leaking a bit out top but not opened right up, but they will be when i connect em to a 24v battery . ..
     
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    :D that would be fun... Nice job on the recap.(from what i can see)
     
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    too bad the replacements are gsc too, (from another dead board)
     
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    Asus P5K Vcore input 270uF 16V Fujitsu polymer exploded after mild overclock Q6600 to 3GHz with 1.30Vcore...

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    That must be loud when it goes off...
     
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    I use to have the side panel open and the pc infront of me on my desk.. damn if i dont get a flexi windows i could kill myself if a cap explodes that way..

    [​IMG]
     
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    Yes, install your side pannel. Take care. The force is always considerable, sometimes the cap case bury themselves into wall, so I say it is comparable to gunshot. Even if you are lucky and it is just a small explosion, if it hit your eye, well... you could be dead.

    In one case I lost my hearing for some time, when G-Luxon exploded near (feet) of my face.



    Dell Optiplex GX280, legendary bad Nichicon batch of caps, I presume

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    Whats that strange thing on your mobo where the RAM should be ? ;)

    Also your Freezer is installed backwards, did you some how change the fan rotation direction ?

    btw this is a creepy thread, no caps died on me so far, and i hope none will
     
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    That is the OCZ ram cooler. Also yes his cooler is backwards, but he has just reversed the flow to go back to front in his case.
     
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    Why you would want to do that is beyond me...
     
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    He has tall pipes on hios ram spreaders. I cant remember the exact model(OCZ Reapers IIRC). but the AF would not fit as the fan housing hit the ram spreader!
     
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    i would have the same problem with mine if I had a AF. damn reapers get in the way.
     
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    yes, i think this cap was for 12 volts ripple reduction
    i think it is too small for this job;it really unable to disipate ripple power; when overclocking , current draw increase, and riple increase , too;
    heat increase exponentially .........and........... there is the effect...:rolleyes:

    please use a good psu :toast:

    if you want, can complete on a short wire ( molex , between +12V and ground) near the psu box with a 25 volt 6800 uF ( a 50V one may have a low esr than the 25 V )

    and, too , may put these " completions" on all rails (3.3, 5 volts, etc)

    and, will be a great job to put one on the procesor feed wires (please respect + and -)
     
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    i love how the 'quality control passed' sticker is burned :p
     
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    Leaking cap on a Dell 4550

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    asrock - that files a little too big, imo. 2.5MB is a little excessive
     
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    Cheers put the unmodified one up lol.. Fixed now :)
     
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    Plz stop, no more, no more.
     
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    stop? MOAR GIMME MOAR
     
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