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Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-02-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,999
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Overclockable Dell computers.

another weekend and yet another round of playtime with throttlestop on my dell latitude e6500 c2d p9700. this time, im testing out dual ida mode on my cpu.

to pull it off, i had to disable eist in...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 05-01-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Antec EA-430D 5VSB issue

wow a failed 450v cap on an apfc circuit! i guess that was more due to the cap being of junk quality rather than the voltage rating being inadequate? if not, i'd be shitting in my pants everytime i...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-30-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Please help find a replacement for Rubycon A0817 6.3V 1000uF 105C MBZ

the zlh wont fit as it looks like its a 10x16mm part. even if its the 8x20mm part, its also too tall and may interfere with the cpu heatsink since its right next to that. the rubycon mbz is an...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 04-30-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Protecting against over volts when fitting a buck regulator controller. Good Idea

well... if u had a known good working board, u'd be able to probe and measure the mosfet's gate, drain and source legs to see the normal proper resistances of each and then compare those readings to...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 04-30-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Soldering Bliss...

lol! he's not trying to bend his soldering iron with his mind!! :jester:

yea, seriously thats how those spoon bending magic tricks are done! the spoon is made out of gallium which softens at human...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 04-26-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Laptop Hard Drive Not Recognize (repair)

hgst is hitachi global storage technologies. hitachi desktop hard drives are the most reliable according to stats by backblaze and other online data storage companies. not sure about their laptop...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-26-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: I finally got one! 6700XT

yeah great for u! finally after all that pounding, u finally became a founder of a new video card! hahaha! :jester:
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-26-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 475
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Audio Driver MPC clientpro 414 Win7

yea seems that hospitals are becoming more and more like super glorified 6 star hotels. :violin: a can of coke at a 5 star hotel is $5 and a small packet of peanuts is $10. :angry: pretty soon...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 04-20-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 406,515
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: the gutless, bloated, and fried power supply hall of shame

not sure if that psu has apfc or not, judging by how barebones it is. but if it doesnt have apfc, then thats one good redeeming quality about it because apfc is shit and kills psus.

the second...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 04-19-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Laptop Hard Disk Not Recognized By Computer

looks like a disk not detected or detectable error. whats the capacity or size of that drive? could be an issue whereby the usb to sata adapter cannot support the capacity of the drive. try another...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 04-15-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: repairing traces...on a fine pitch board?

what a nice pointless repair! momaka will be proud! :jester: do post the link to this thread in the pointless repairs thread! :D
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-15-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Help! Need to replace capacitor on expensive motherboard.

nay! fat headed dumb unergonomic designers kill electronics! :bartmoon:
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-15-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,999
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Overclockable Dell computers.

although the e6500k still uses the core architecture but it is marketed as a pentium dual core. it uses crippled or faulty wolfdale-3m dies with 1mb of the 3mb L2 cache disabled so 2mb L2 cache...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 04-14-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Chieftec APS-650C owners beware

the use of a 400v cap is the issue on apfc circuits. 400v is too close to the working voltage of the apfc circuit of 390v. sometimes due to spikes or brownouts on the power grid, it can even...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 04-14-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: inno3D GTX780 no picture, not recognized

the 3.3v more of acts as the vcc power for the video bios eprom chip, as u need power to the eprom chip to read the video bios firmware to start the gpu and video card.
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 04-14-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Powercolor Evilking IV AGP graphics card - Voodoo 4 4500 - no picture

well that sucks... because the general rule of thumb is that if it fits in the slot it should work because the keying for agp 3.3v and 1.5v is different. here the card is keyed as a universal 3.3v...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-14-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Help! Need to replace capacitor on expensive motherboard.

look in the FAQ subforum under the thread Where can I buy replacement capacitors? (https://www.badcaps.net/forum/showthread.php?t=613)

make sure u buy the right size as the original! watch the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-14-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 176,138
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: The ghetto mod thread

still a very nice trace repair and goldfinger repair tho! thumbs up! https://www.badcaps.net/forum/images/icons/icon14.gif try to see if u can get some gold metal polish to clean up and remove the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-12-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,999
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Overclockable Dell computers.

over the weekend, i've had some time to play around with throttlestop on my dell latitude e6500 laptop. took me a few tries to get one right version that would work.

firstly, i saw on the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-12-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,783
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Repurposing a 2004 Athlon 64 system in 2021

yes but running the systems 24/7 would now stress out the crappy caps instead! :lol: so which do u want? blown psu with busted caps (maybe also blowing the mobo along with it) or failed board with...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 04-11-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Asrock 775Dual-VSTA needs capacitors

doesnt matter. because u can mix n match them with higher capacitance electrolytics to increase the overall bulk capacitance anyway that this is a non-issue.

most people are nubs. how many know...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 04-10-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,825
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: GTX 780tI Repair attempt...

yea these sorts of success stories are just the exception rather than the norm. not every gpu behaves and plays nice with reflows but what have u gotta lose? just try your luck. lol!
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-09-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: That Apevia Case from the Free Scores thread...Another Time-wasting Retro Build!

errr really? the hard disk in the case looks like its colliding with and blocking off the ide ports on the board... :violin: i think u need to move the hard disk forward a bit onto its rear two...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-09-2021, 01:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,783
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Repurposing a 2004 Athlon 64 system in 2021

nope. thats actually trying to recreate a sauna in your room! :jester: thats indeed a good idea! a sauna is actually good for you, health wise! helps your body detoxify itself by sweating out the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 04-08-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 535
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: EVGA NEX650G power supply detecting a fault on startup.

i think i see an apfc circuit with a 400v primary cap again! but need the TS to confirm whats the voltage printed on the primary cap as it isnt very legible from the pics posted.

well... im like...
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