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Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 06-20-2021, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 128
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Recap motherboard- appropriate caps

there are many threads on here like yours with the symptoms of motherboard starts and fans spin but no display. and in some of these threads, recapping didnt fix the problem and the issue and...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 05-24-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: FSP150-50LG Fault

meh its a waste of rifle bullets. its not even worth the cost of the bullets used to shoot at it. just wire it up to short circuit and use it as a hand grenade. some icute and other junk brand power...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 05-21-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Abit IC7 black screen

yea i have this board as well... i find it odd that the caps near and under the video card can get cooked when the radeon 9550 is a low power card with only about 15w tdp. better also check the psu...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 05-21-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Gigabyte Z590 Aorus Master little VRM fan

i wasnt referring to original fans in general and i wasnt generalising. i was just referring to just that specific fan on that specific board only.
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 05-21-2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: P4i65G motherboard

yes and i can tell u the 0.1% of the time it doesnt work is if it involves a via chipset board or via pci sata/ide expansion card.

the sata connectors on via chipsets cant backwards negotiate the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 05-21-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Micronta Talking Alarm Clock Full Recap

good fix! yet another happy old folk! this past year has been bad for them. good to fix their stuff for them and make them happy again! thats if u are fixing it for them to return it to them and not...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 05-17-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Gigabyte Z590 Aorus Master little VRM fan

i think any good quality and reliable fan will be better than the original. because the original is crap unreliable and will just kill the hardware when it fails, so then the 9800 rpm rating is...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 05-02-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,450
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: 23
Views: 971
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: 14
Views: 628
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: 508
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: 21
Views: 1,114
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: 17
Views: 721
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: 4
Views: 588
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: 1,038
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: 411,587
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: 218
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: 32
Views: 1,772
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: 14
Views: 940
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: 11,450
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: 584
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: 733
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: 387
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: 14
Views: 940
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: 575
Views: 180,999
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...
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