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Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion Yesterday, 07:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,323
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Not Even BCN's Russia Connections Can Top This One - Supermicro S2DGU Build

lol its that good huh? :lol: well, me thinks i should be getting some of those ball mice hacks as well. i didnt realise ball mice were better for cheating in fps games... :jester:
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 01-17-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Panasonic FC series - leaking? quality gone?

yupp, that greenish colour looks exactly like copper oxide. looks like the copper of the cap leads has somehow become oxidised and it seemed to originate from inside the cap. if it were due to...
Forum: All Others Motherboards 01-17-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: DFI Lanparty NF4 939 Problem

i've seen plenty of these boards on junkbay. the problem is that i see 99% of them come with kzg caps which are failure prone. for some reason, dfi luvs using kzg and or kzj caps on these boards...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 01-17-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 126
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: How to remove heatsinks from BGA chips?

u can also try acetone, sometimes it works for dissolving epoxies.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-13-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Managing Heat on Intel based boards

all core 2 duo cpus have a tdp of 65w so it shouldnt be running hot at all, so something is wrong. try to disable cpu smart fan control in the bios like i said. if u cant, use a safety pin and remove...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-12-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Managing Heat on Intel based boards

for temperature monitoring in linux, u have to use psensor and xsensors which are gui programs but they use the commandline program, lm-sensor to get their data which is what u need to install and...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-11-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Command for checking response of remote unit

on irc they also have the "ping" command to check the response of their irc bots and the reply from the bot would be "pong".
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-10-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: ASUS BIOS Downloads Source wanted

nope its not. i disabled noscript and ublock origin and the bios downloads still dont show. tried on linux firefox and winxp new moon. still doesnt show.

but when i tried opera 12.17 (presto...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-10-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: ASUS BIOS Downloads Source wanted

i have that issue also. the problem is that with certain browsers, it just shows a blank space where the text is supposed to be to display the bios downloads. if u dont see anything, ypu have to...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 01-09-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: PCI-e & AGP Graphics card tester

i agree with this too. i dont see how this tester can test the memory bus connections from the gpu chip. when a gpu fails, one or more solder connections either in the bga or the substrate-die...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-08-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Why Lubuntu?

not only is it smaller install, its smaller memory footprint as well, lower resource usage, lower bloat, faster booting etc. no one likes a bloated os! *looks at windows vista!*
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 12-27-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 786,154
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Power supply build quality pictorial. part 2

sigh, thats more designed to fail catastrophically and unfixable, unrepairable modern junk there! :violin:
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-26-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Retro Server Build - The Ratdude AT Rackmount Server Case Saga!

haha yea... thats a nice christmas gift for you from ratdude! :rejoice:

oh christmas tree oh christmas tree
what wonderful gifts do u give
oh christmas tree oh christmas tree
the gifts from...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-20-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 174
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Web Hosting/Email Service??

i think its because they're running out of ipv4 addresses thats why isps dont wanna do static ip addresses anymore, right? if yes, then ah... the good ol' days indeed.. :D

not sure if the OP can...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-18-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 134,932
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Cleaning Motherboards - ATTN SMOKERS!!

how about baking the board for an hour at 100C? this is used to remove moisture to prevent popcorning during reflows. can the same logic and technique be used to just make sure the bga chips are dry...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-16-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Artifacts from GPU Not Always a GPU Chip Fault

interesting find and excellent fix. i guess the short across the power rail caused the vram chip in question to not receive any power thus the repeating horizontal double line pattern across the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-10-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 655,390
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

yea 500gb was the second highest capacity available for ide. only seagate sold 750gb in ide flavour. for everyone else (hitachi,wd, maxtor), 500gb was their highest.

whats the brand and model...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-08-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 728
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: CPU Fans - Which, when, and why

what the?! u dont lube ball bearing fans! :facepalm: it just makes the ball bearing ring slippery and not grip on the shaft of the rotor causing grinding noises. u only lube sleeve bearings! :eek:
...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-02-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 655,390
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

wow speak of the devil! that should be a q6700! u could now try that in the dell gx745 polymer eternal life pc in that other thread and see if it works there!

just wow topcat! didnt expect divine...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-01-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Looks like Panasonic will halt all LCD manufacturing by 2021!

errr u're kidding right? panny plasma screens from 2008-2009 had deteriorating black level issues with age and they ended up getting sued in a class action lawsuit many years ago. however, the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-28-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 655,390
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

well that wont be helpful in making it last as bumpgated chipsets have to be kept below 60C if u want them to last. just have to use it for basic office work and basic web surfing. no video watching...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 11-23-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 895
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Simplest 3S or 4S lithium ion protection circuit?

just a humble safety reminder here to members tinkering with lithium batteries. for high density lithium battery packs, once they catch fire, the fire can be impossible to put out and can burn for...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-22-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 655,390
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

i guess waste from businesses and the public sector are some of the biggest offenders when it comes to generating waste that is not ecological and environmental.

this is looking to be a vicious...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-31-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Unhappy cap leg broke off from cap and stuck in through-hole :(

i was trying to desolder ost junk caps at the cpu vrm out area from an asus p4c800-e deluxe board. the problem is that a couple of the ost junk caps came out but without their legs. the legs were...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 10-30-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 728
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: CPU Fans - Which, when, and why

yupp, due to the age of the equipment being from the 2004-5 s939 era, im going to take a guess and say that the oil in these sleeve bearing fans have dried up causing them to spin more slowly than...
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