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Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 09-28-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 410
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Gateway 80486-DX2/50 Revival

haha, i like your antique 486 system already, because it has two components made in singapore, the wd hard disk and the creative sound blaster sound card. seems singapore was quite the IT...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 09-28-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,958
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: laptop vs desktop rust spinner longevity

yupp and newer disks are all more failure prone because they try to pack too many bits per square inch into the platters so just a minute defect results in the loss of quite a few megabytes of data,...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 09-13-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Angry what i went through dealing with my mobo with dead onboard sound!

so i took out one of my spare gigabyte ep35-ds3r mobos from storage for use to do some cpu, ram and video card testing of stuff i bought from ebay and got for free from momaka. he bought 50 e8400...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 09-13-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 574
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Always turn the power supply switch off

well for me, i tried that before and that doesnt work for me. after tinkering, i either get power on switch latch problems whereby the mobo doesnt power on from the power switch like there's no power...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 09-07-2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Asus Motherboard with melted CPU+ATX connector - fixable?

melted and burnt 12v connectors are typically caused by an overcurrent situation overheating the connectors so it can be caused by a bad power supply, so make sure a no-name junk brand psu isnt used...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 09-07-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Milwaukee M18 HD12.0 (12 amp hour battery pack) unbalanced failure charger refusi

u can only use paypal on aliexpress if the seller u are buying from allows and accepts paypal as a payment option in their seller account.

anyway if the seller focks with u, u can just do a...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 09-07-2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5,497
Views: 1,224,366
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

this usually indicates the drive has some bad sectors on it according to the smart chip on the drive. u can keep the hard drive if u want as a memento but i dont think u should be storing any...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 09-07-2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Ultra low ESR. Much confusion!

me three! my esr meter always has a focked esr reading. imagine buying a cap esr meter and finding that the esr reading isnt accurate... :violin: what a bummer and oxymoron that is... it always reads...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 09-07-2022, 05:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 574
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Always turn the power supply switch off

umm... arent u supposed to unplug the power cord from the socket as well before tinkering with the computer innards? this wouldnt have happened either if u unplugged the power cord first! so...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 09-07-2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Intel Arc Graphics Discussion

well the specs are more like that of a budget entry level video card. first, they used a 96 bit mem bus for the intel A380. for some onboard graphics, if u run the system mem in dual channel mode,...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 08-23-2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,958
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: laptop vs desktop rust spinner longevity

i have heard momaka mention before that some consoles also use 2.5" laptop drives and he has had encountered many consoles with busted laptop drives too. i dont think people regularly use their...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 08-05-2022, 03:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Another project idea for a battery bought from Battery Hookup with a good BMS boa

yea, nice work. now if only we had EVs that could be solar charged, all our fossil fuel problems would disappear! many of the problems in this world are caused by fossil fuel producing countries and...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 08-05-2022, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5,497
Views: 1,224,366
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

the battery life is still quite decent. my 13 year old hardware, a dell latitude e6500 from 2009 has a 9 hour battery life with the 9 cell 81 Wh battery with the processor forced into the lowest...
Forum: Troubleshooting & Designing Networks 08-05-2022, 01:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,003
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Netgear = By far the most horrible support ever!

just a heads up that tp-link is actually a chinese brand. rare instance of a prc company making good stuff and being honest, i guess. i also own two tp-link networking products. their high gain...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-30-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 44,826
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Topcat's Other Misc Weird Build Thread

not a bad rig to play half-life 1 on. hl1 should be cutting edge for this system!
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 07-12-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,785
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Here is a good used source for 18650 batteries

me three! i like this too. this is so that the cells dont get constantly charged while already in a high state of charge. i have heard momaka say that lithium cells dont like being charged more than...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-07-2022, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: P4C800 Deluxe broken cap

if the cpu becomes more unstable from more voltage, it usually indicates the thermal wall of overclocking has been reached i.e. the cpu is too hot to handle the increased voltage. 1.6v is quite high...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-06-2022, 02:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: P4C800 Deluxe broken cap

yes, good that u figured out the problem and got it working. looking at the asus cpu support website for this board: Asus P4C800 Deluxe - Support...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-05-2022, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: P4C800 Deluxe broken cap

lol where the hell have u been?! this forum has been around for decades since 2003! so im not sure where u've been... vogons? lol! :jester: :jester: :jester:

welcome to bcn anyway! :rejoice: ciao!...
Forum: Troubleshooting Printers, Copiers, Scanners and other Imaging & Printing Devices 06-24-2022, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Why would an HP deskjet not print?

same issue. hp deskjet inkjunk printer keeps printing out blank pages after not being used for a while, usually at least a month. this issue happens on many hp deskjet models. sometimes, changing the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-14-2022, 03:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,065
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Topcat's Ultimate Pentium 4 Retro Gamer!

damn! that would be a waste of hundreds of dollars there! all those parts would be worth several hundreds of dollars on junkbay currently!

yea neat idea but i disagree with gigabyte's...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-13-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 44,826
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Topcat's Other Misc Weird Build Thread

just to add a name to that cooler so people can find it and get it if they like it and wanna use it also, that is the zalman cnps7700-cu cpu cooler. there is also an al-cu hybrid aluminum copper...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-13-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Soyo SY-7VBA133U recap

dont replace the junk sacon caps with more junk caps like capxon and jackon if u want the system to last a long time! the board u have is a chipset that has p3 tualatin support with agp, pci and isa...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-06-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,549
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: 1000gb Seagate hdd help

some dvr appliances use the udf filesystem meant for optical media like cd/dvds/blurays on their internal hard drives which they record to. if u still dont see any files, its probably a filesystem...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-06-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: First time recapping a motherboard, need advice!

yea replacing the whole set of caps that are grouped together is a good idea because if one goes, the rest will follow soon after.

those little caps with a Y vent and three notches are teapos....
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