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Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 08-06-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: XFX GeForce 6800 XT AGP [PV-T42K-UDE3] recapping and mods

that is an absolutely beautiful cardboard origami fan shroud! the japanese will be proud of your origami work! :rejoice: :jester:

as for modding the bios, u can dump it here as an attachment for...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 08-06-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,740
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Dead Asus P5P800-VM

yea well done! another board saved from the landfill! :rejoice: :rejoice: :rejoice: and another cinema sound processor saved from the landfill too! not sure how bulky the whole kit is supposed to be?...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 08-03-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 706,064
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

some pics of the new voodoo3 and radeon 9k pro with card+box plx if u will topcat? i luv new electronics pr0n. :group: haha!
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-31-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 970
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Went Kayaking....and it's not what you're thinking! HP XAs Restoration!

yupp the radeon 9000 pro is a good card to have for posterity as it was known as the geforce 4 mx killer back in the day! definitely worth saving and bringing it to a better home for better use!...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 07-30-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,272
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Overclockable Dell computers.

how hot does a 4 ghz (400x10) xeon x5470 get? interesting to compare a 4 ghz xeon x5470 with a 4 ghz qx9650. i wonder if the server chips are better binned than the extreme desktop chips? even more...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 07-30-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Asus P5QPL-AM problem

check your power supply. make sure its a good quality one. generic junk brand psus with too much ripple on the output can cause all sorts of errors, corruption and inexplicable behaviour.
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-24-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,658
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Cap Datasheet Depot

yepp, here u go.
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-23-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 432,698
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: The Hall of Shame - Badcaps Photo Montage

yea me three! i find sleeving errors very funny too. :rejoice: since this isnt the vip room, all i can say is that under-sleeving reminds me of women wearing shirts that are too short , exposing...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-23-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 706,064
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

yupp, i mucked up my oven reflow and the nichicon hc caps on the radeon 9600 non-pro i was reflowing bloated from the heat. still cant get it to fix after several reflows. i guess the rv350 chip is...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-20-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 706,064
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

wg is more on par with rubycon mbz, panny fj, chemicon kzg and nichicon hm.
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-19-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,109
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Ps3 fat Cechk04 no power

is it the nec tokin caps shorting out again?
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-13-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 580
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Dell 960 Memory Allocation

i've always wondered why intel crippled their consumer line 815 chipsets with only 512mb of ram. my assertion is that the consumer OSs of the time (win95/98) didnt support more than 512 mb of ram...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-11-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 580
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Dell 960 Memory Allocation

i think ratdude or dan87 had this problem before several years ago and they posted about it here too. my stand is still the same back then as it is now. i think its the 32-bit pci address space...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 07-09-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,452
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: $20 "500W" PSU From MicroCenter, how bad can it be?

ah well... i guess i'll just use it as a 100w bench testing power supply for testing non-pc related electronic components :jester: and hope it doesnt launch and release the magic smoke from those...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-08-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 684
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Compaq presario cq71 won't boot to windows 10

i think it looks like the hard drive may be failing and causing all sorts of errors. :facepalm: hope u backed up all of your data before this... :violin:
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-04-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Pentium FDIV bug did not affect the K5

yea it looks like intel wanted to be the first to rush out the world's first 100 mhz chip. similar to how later, there was a 1 ghz rush between intel and amd to get the world's first 1 ghz chip....
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 07-04-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: 6.3 volt 1800uf caps

yes, u also have to see where on the motherboard it is. if it is near the cpu vrm, near the ram slots, chipsets, pci, agp, usb or fan headers. depending on where it is, certain specs like esr matter...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-04-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 706,064
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

finally decided to do a marie kondo and spark joy into your life by decluttering huh? well im happy for u!

just will everything to topcat or ratdude and let them deal with it and your worldly...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 06-30-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,184
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Dell Dimension 1100? ...or is it? The Ultimate Sleeper System

in a gaming pc, the primary heat generator would be the gpu so cutting down on the cpu tdp isnt going to do much. i dont agree with your design principle of your wife's gaming pc at all... :violin:
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 06-30-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: 29.4v Chinese li-ion charger

sigh... more chinese noob phails yet again... :violin: :noob: :poof: :poof: :poof:
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 06-29-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Sad tale of a PS4 - no video output

hoho! :jester: wow... it looks like whoever made the damn sockets in china couldnt tell a land diagram on the pcb apart from a pinout diagram on the component! :bartmoon: that explains why the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 06-28-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,272
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Overclockable Dell computers.

yupp thats a lemon chip all right. i had a Q6600 SLACR G0 stepping with 1.275v default vid and it needed 1.4v to be linpack and prime95 stable at 3.2 ghz (400x8). i think the cutoff point for a...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 06-28-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: AMD 3870 VRAM problem?

u probably need higher temperatures to reflow the solder bumps between the gpu die and substrate but the risk is popcorning the gpu like momaka said.
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 06-28-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Gigabyte 7VM400M-RZ

via board huh? since u had one success reflowing a via board, i say go for it again! :rejoice: :jester:
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 06-24-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Question how do u use solid rosin flux?

i recently bought a block of solid rosin flux from aliexpress (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000200397054.html). i intend to use it for reflowing cold solder joints and cracked solder joints. but...
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