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Forum: Abit - Asus - Aopen 05-31-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 595
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Killed my Asus A7V266-E? Need advice

what brand of battery is that stock battery from asus? i believe both asus and gigabyte both like using kts lithium cr2032 batteries? im asking because there are a lot of crappy and shitty cr2032...
Forum: Abit - Asus - Aopen 05-28-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 595
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Killed my Asus A7V266-E? Need advice

what is the voltage of the cmos battery? considering the age of the board, the cmos battery could have gotten weak from all those years in storage. a weak cmos battery is known for causing boot &...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-27-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,462
Views: 686,413
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

bah pity i dont live near u. i could use some of those dell 30 inchers cos im not willing to pay the huge price tag dell asks for them new. and then international shipping for those would cost...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 05-26-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Abit AI7 mosfet overheating

have u replaced the bad caps yet? its still overheating even after the caps are replaced? im asking because mosfets dont overheat by themselves. a few scenarios could have occured to cause this...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 05-24-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Old stock capacitors

yea, i can only pronounce it as fuh-joo-yoo. so i guess never buy a capacitor whose name u cant pronounce; never go out with a girl u dont know. very good words of wisdom paraphrased... :jester:...
Forum: Abit - Asus - Aopen 05-22-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 595
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Killed my Asus A7V266-E? Need advice

^this...^ never run the cpu without the heatsink! not even briefly esp. if the cpu and board isnt designed with overheat protection. i know the athlon xp series doesnt have overheat protection to...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 05-14-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: ATX PSU recap and upgrade

yea maybe i should have been more clear with my reply. not only the individual capacitance has to be within spec but the total overall bulk capacitance also has to be matched. if the filter has two...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-13-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,687
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: New SSD hard drive in laptop computer what a difference in boot time

u could also just do it anyway since the drives are free and see how long they last in the name of science and also to see if they last the claimed 500 or 1000 or whatever p/e cycles as claimed by...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-13-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,687
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: New SSD hard drive in laptop computer what a difference in boot time

umm dont u frequently overwrite the main drive of those disposable laptops to create a clean copy or clean os installation? overwriting the entire capacity of the ssd with an image may increase the...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 05-13-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: ATX PSU recap and upgrade

generally, capacitors are made with a ±20% tolerance from the factory. so if the original is 1000µF, u could still replace it with a 1200µF without going out of tolerance or out of spec of the design...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 05-04-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Software to analyze Video RAM faults on graphics cards?

i use occt to test the overclock of the vram of my video card. occt has a gpu memtest function but it requires a cuda-capable gpu and only works on nvidia gpus. so the gpu also has to be a dx10...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-04-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: I don't understand the minds of some recappers....

some recappers are just plain nubs.. nuff said... case in point: on junkbay, ive seen plenty of stuff thats been recapped with more of the same junk caps. they say they did that to keep it...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-21-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,687
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: New SSD hard drive in laptop computer what a difference in boot time

i use all spinning rust similar to george and ratdude except for one samsung ssd 830 pro 128gb i bought a decade ago when ssds started getting mainstream acceptance.

and the reason why i havent...
Forum: Other Devices with Bad Capacitors 04-21-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,565
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: GTX 780tI Repair attempt...

yes u may have already realized this but yes, palit and gainward both use the same oem basically. palit, gainward, xpertvision and manli all use the same oem for their stuff so amongst the same model...
Forum: All Others Motherboards 04-12-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Dell Precision 490 motherboard

the proper way to check for suitable sized replacements would be to measure the diameter of the original caps and the spacing between the two leads. u also have to pay attention to the height of the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 04-12-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: TR2 Thermaltake W0070RU XP550 NP - worth recapping?

if it squeals with the ps tester, its because it doesnt put sufficient minimum load on one or more of the rails. but if it doesnt squeal on a system, it obviously is a minimum load problem on the ps...
Forum: All Others Motherboards 04-09-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Dell Precision 490 motherboard

check the power supply. the power supply could be bad and/or developed bad caps causing issues on the board.

there is also a red brown cap with a Y vent near the dimm slots. is that another kzg or...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-03-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: BigTrolls Tiny Chinese System!

as a side joke, its heresy to use japanese caps on a chinese board according to the chinese. hehehe...! :jester: :lol:
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 03-27-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: BigTrolls Tiny Chinese System!

errr yea... by chinese standards yea... :tongue: the quality is indeed amazing. :lolsign:

really...? have u tried superpi, prime95 and intel linpack? i stress test my systems very rigorously......
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 03-27-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 260,234
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Post your system.......

oh... that board... i've had it before for a few months. the agp slot u see there is not a true agp slot. its an xgp slot, a third party agp solution hack by biostar engineers. the xgp slot actually...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 03-26-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 260,234
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Dell OptiPlex 170L – Still My “Main” PC

i wouldnt recommend that. i looked up the specs of the optiplex 170L and noticed the chipset is an 865gv. the v suffix means the chipset doesnt have agp support or it was removed because during...
Forum: Other Devices with Bad Capacitors 03-25-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,615
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: my trannie sister is smoking hot again: gf4 ti card smoked during use due to bad

ok the transistor on top, Q905, keeps showing 1.5 ohms regardless of whether its drain to source or source to drain. the transistor below, Q210, keeps showing 41 ohms regardless of whether its drain...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 03-25-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 260,234
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Post your system.......

damn i hate it when good stuff goes to waste! :angry: i hope u trolled the hell outta them and told them off good! :soapbox: that would act as a good deterrant against those focking looters from...
Forum: Other Devices with Bad Capacitors 03-25-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,615
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: my trannie sister is smoking hot again: gf4 ti card smoked during use due to bad

i fitted the new caps in on monday, a few days ago. the board still wont post with this card in it. the two mosfets on the top left of the card get scorching hot. so much so that i cant put my finger...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 03-19-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Suitable Replacement Caps for Video Card

my comment was more intended to tell u to prepare for the worst that replacing the caps may not necessarily fix the video card and that it is a goner instead.

yes, that polymer cap is a chemicon...
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