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I would like to dedicate this thread to the most horrible pictures of dead caps you guys can find ;) :D Just to scare these guys, who think that "this can never happen to them" ;) Let's start with HP Pavilion machine pic. TMS 1500uF caps, machine shutting down in 30 sec after power on:



Frankly I would not dare to turn it on... Picture from Carcenomy user on TechPowerUp forums ;)
 
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What about PSU on fire thanks to Hec caps?

Klara's PC (Morphs frield, girl - but not girlfriend :) ), Eurocase PSU - Hec caps:





 
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HP Pavilion with TMS caps score again! :D



Picture courtesy of user cchalogamer from overclockersclub forum ;)
 
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My old Leadtek (winfast) K7NCR18D pro2, and it's GSC caps, ive got an old jetway kt266 with knackered caps somewhere (also GSC), but no camera atm
 

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I wish i would have taken pics of the video card i had go up in smoke.It had 5 caps that vented.
 
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Grings - these are obviously Teapo caps ;) No surprise, also bad brand. List of bad brands are there: http://capsmod.net/forum/viewthread.php?tid=19&extra=page=1
But maybe you can post just the thumbnail from imageshack? ;)


p_o_s_pc - that is a damn shame :eek: Well, maybe next time. What was that GFX cardie? :rolleyes:


MSI MS-6368 and Chhsi caps.



Picture courtesy of user markiemrboo from overclockersclub forum ;)
 
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It was a older BFG Geforce 4 mx4000 i had a 100% overclock on it.
 
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I had a MSI K7N420 Pro and an Antec SP 350 PSU die seperate deaths due to puking caps. No pics to show though.
 
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Gigabyte GA-8IRXP mobo, user smargs2 from OCAU forum and 3300uF 6.3V GSC caps




Buckaroo Banzai - Antec 480W NEO PSU killed my DFI LP B... They used a inferior Fuhjyyu caps that destroyed my DFI LP B... :rolleyes:
 
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I just photographed JetWay V400DB caps. I think everyone will like the sight :D


6 pieces of GSC 2200uF 6.3V ;)
 
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These pics are gruesome. I mean.....it'd just be horrible to have busted caps.
 
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lots of dead caps lol, look like the leaky ones in my old ms-6368,also i had one of those inch wide ones in an amp blow up when i was tinkering, quite messy, the dent is still there on the ceiling. . .
 

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this thread is nice... It isn't as big of a hit as i was wanting to see.
 

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The vary first pic looks like my old P3 HP did. before i got the caps replaced.
 
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Congrats on sucesfull recapt, then! ;) :D


OST cap on Asus P5AD2 Premium, used roughly half year with P4 3.6 GHz (Prescott rev D0 (119A current draw...) )

 

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thanks but i wish i could take credit for it. I had one of my friends dad do it for me.It is still running even overclocked. :D
 
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Heheh, well, that. Okay ;) Maybe it is better not to mess with something you did not know how to do it precisely, so it is wise to let it make someone who is know what is he doing ;)


Speaking about GSC caps - Peter's GSC caps in GF2MX400



...and even the topmost left one, witch looked "reasonably" well for GSC look this way from bottom



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Those caps look bad. I have never seem a cap that bad.
 

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Mmmmm, exploding capacitors... :)
 

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Heheh, well, that. Okay ;) Maybe it is better not to mess with something you did not know how to do it precisely, so it is wise to let it make someone who is know what is he doing ;)


Speaking about GSC caps - Peter's GSC caps in GF2MX400



...and even the topmost left one, witch looked "reasonably" well for GSC look this way from bottom



;)
that is the worst i have ever seen. thats just damned scaring me.
 
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can anny one tell me how that comes? popping up caps ?
 

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can anny one tell me how that comes? popping up caps ?
As they age and or lose their ability to work properly they "pop" from an excessive build up of Hydrogen gas. They may also Hiss, Buzz, Click, or Scream, just proir to this ocuring. Usually the electrolight (liqiud) inside leaks out also.

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Mussels - yea, they are pretty bad - but I saw worser - when they exploded ;)


Morgoth - because of either excess stress (that can kill even a good cap!) or - mostly - because of being made from stolen incomplete formula bad cap. This is extremly comon. In fact, all cusomer grade PSUs containing bad caps. The difference between them are just a difference if they use the good of bad caps (like Teapo and OST - Enermax 620W Liberty, for example) or if they use Fuhjyyu inferior bad crap caps (for example GTR 450W-Li PSU - http://www.jonnyguru.com/review_details.php?id=26&page_num=2 - http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/lainazurael/GTR450WLiPSU/photo#5060734595702707810 ) from the bad caps list, witch is rather long anyway: http://capsmod.net/forum/viewthread.php?tid=19&extra=page=1


Namslas90 -
They may also Hiss, Buzz, Click, or Scream, just proir to this ocuring.
That is, mostly, the coils that make the sounds anyway. As the cap is losing their ability to act as buffer and filter the spikes, they made it's way to the coils and they start generating sound as the spikes become too harsh that even the harmony frequency can become audible...

GSC caps in Peter's mainboard:




Panasonic FM cap (good maker and type too) wrongly polarized by me in Abot ST6R mobo on the Vcore imput caps place:

 
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then i dont have to worie abouth it havent seen that in 7 years on my own mobo
 

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System Name el'lappy|Cruncher | Cruncher 2
Processor intel C2D T6400 | i7 3770k @4.2ghz | AII X2 220 @3.4ghz
Motherboard some Acer | Asus P8Z77-V Pro |Gigabyter GA-M61p-S3
Cooling dual 80mm cooling fan | WC'ing ) |cheapo
Memory 2x2gb ddr3 | 2x2gb Ripjaws 1600 |4x512mb D9s
Video Card(s) onboard | 60 1GB(hd7770 ) |8800GTS
Storage Momuntus xt 320gb |Kingston Hyper X 120gb SATA III|500gb WD
Display(s) 17in | 42" 1080P HD 3D TV
Case lappy case | CM HAF XB |none yet
Audio Device(s) onboard | onboard | onboard
Power Supply Dell brick w/ acer end end | Antec EW 650w |Antec SP 350w(upg.soon)
Software Windows 7 Ult. 64bit---->------->
#25
what do coils do?