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Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-15-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Cable Modem Repair - Why Do They Fail?

if u have any spare 80-120mm fans lying around, u can try blowing them at the ventilation holes on the modem and/or at the power adapter. the cooling may help it just last a tad bit longer.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-15-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 186
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Microsoft Windows XP

if u read the kb article describing the exploit, the mitigation measure from m$ says to just disable the remote desktop service if u dont need or use it so the exploit doesnt work. so for the average...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-12-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: First Timer - Mystery capacitor identification

higher ripple rating is better so no issue.

anyway, the problem is that u have picked caps that wont fit because of inappropriate dimensions. the panasonic fm EEU-FM0J332 cap u picked wont fit...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 07-10-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Cable Modem Repair - Why Do They Fail?

whats the temperature rating on those caps? if they're 85C rated and since u say it runs very hot, could be the caps are toast. many cable tv set top boxes and cable modems run hot. no surprise they...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-05-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Strange fault

yuck! i wouldnt repair such a thing esp. since there's "liquid ingress damage" coz that is either real girl goo or some kind of ky jelly lubricant they used. :eek: make sure u use gloves when...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-03-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 351
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: RAID5 failure: 2 bad HDD's at the same time

thats why i dont buy nas boxes off the shelf. they are typically composed of a homogeneous set of drives so this means that the drives have a tendency to all fail at the same time! talk about very...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-01-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 619,771
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

could be bad caps there! i know bad caps can change the tone of the audio on amplifier and speaker systems! same thing could happen to mobo speakers... :D
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-01-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Did/do manufacturers sometimes source different caps for the same product?

at the factory when manufacturing stuff, they have to churn out as many products as quickly as possible. so they grab whatever they have in the factory available on hand that meet the specs required....
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 06-18-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Nippon Chemi-Con 3300uF 10x25mm?

that link is just inadequate for telling if its fake as it doesnt show the top vent of the cap and doesnt show the bung on the bottom. two telltale signs of fakes.

but looking through the chemicon...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 06-17-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 619,771
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

what caps are on it? i have two of those and on ebay, i've seen some a8v boards use osts, ltecs or panny fj caps. if none are bulged, im gonna have to assume those are jap caps most likely. :smile:
Forum: General Computer Discussion 06-17-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,017
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Ratdude's Main Rig V5.6

what flavour of win10 is it? it must be win10 pro or some enterprise version or such to get win10 to work with raid arrays. the home versions of win7 and 10 dont have the feature to work with raid...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 06-09-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: DFI nF4 recap with all polymers?

i have seen plenty of those with bulging caps on ebay. these dfi nf4 boards typically come with a boardful chemicon kzg caps which are known to be problematic and they are used for general filtering...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 06-04-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 619,771
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

nah it isnt a waste of time. those 800fsb s478 p4 boards still sell decently on junkbay. since its already recapped, it should still sell for around 40 bucks.
Forum: General Computer Discussion 05-30-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 619,771
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

wow lucky u. thats a really nice sweet score there! the 7950 gt agp is the last and most powerful agp card made by nvidia and one easily auctions for at least around a hundred bucks on junkbay so...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 05-24-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Razer Naga Mouse Keys Working but no Movement

looks like razer, as a singapore company, is trying to copy apple too much! :jester: apple stuff is known for their lack of repairability as well as being overpriced but nice looking.

i know that...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 05-17-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 776
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Computer jobs that are like kicking yourself in nuts.

wow thats nasty... lol! thats almost as bad as having to deal with a feminist. when the computer or the program says no, u should always respect that! :group: but i guess after asking repeatedly she...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 05-16-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 619,771
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

thats an interesting dilemma then. because if the hm have the faulty datecodes which im sure u know so i wont repeat them, then they should probably be replaced if the system is to be put back into...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 05-14-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 619,771
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

wow thats nice. pretty astonishing the fastest and also the hottest single core p4 chip ever made is still working on the board its installed on. i guess intel must have used good caps on their...
Forum: Soyo - Shuttle - Supermicro 05-03-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,831
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Need help with Shuttle SB83G5A - fans spin but that's all

i'm not sure if reflowing a board with a ruptured pad is a wise idea... bad things might happen?? just write a note to self with the board and leave it aside until another board comes by. maybe...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 05-01-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Motherboards getting zapped by power outlets ?

to me it looks like the printer is the cause of the problem here. not sure what kind of power brick, adapter or internal psu the printer is using but it has poor isolation from the hot side or ac...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 04-27-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Is this possible than turning on oven make a 1 second power outage in home? ( pla

yea, i have this issue with the air-con condenser unit at my place. everytime the condenser fan kicks on, it causes a split second blink of the house lights tho its barely noticeable. looks like an...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 04-26-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Is this possible than turning on oven make a 1 second power outage in home? ( pla

what is the wattage of the oven? some ovens could require a lot of power and thus pull a lot of current suddenly, causing an ac brownout. it could also be due to a failing laptop power brick. try...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-16-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Manufacturer and series for Dell 745 recap.

if its from the badcaps store, u can just trust the owner. he has already researched what the right caps are so u dont have to. just make sure u buy the right kit as there are two versions for the...
Forum: Abit - Asus - Aopen 04-13-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Asus X99 Over heating Capacitor

check the mosfets and inductors near the cap. most likely a failed, overheating mosfet and/or inductor is the root cause of whats causing the cap to overheat. replacing the cap wont fix the issue...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 04-10-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,355
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Help I need a new computer.

dafaq... so win10 mucks around with your ps2 mouse settings if u try to connect a new hard drive?! damn what a terrible os!
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