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Old 03-06-2010, 09:28 PM   #50
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Default Re: dell 270/280 polymer mods

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Originally Posted by Topcat
I have never seen the 220uF caps fail in the GX620USFF and SX280, even the nichicon's.
Read up. Others have.

I've found bad & bloated 22uf, 100uF, & 220uF in a number of Intel built boards, even standard ATX retail boards.
Most of the time they are Nichicon VR or similar 85C caps and the board is 4+ years old.

You will see more of them in the USFF [anything actually] as time goes by because in hot boxes [or warm boxes with aging] the 85C just don't have the longevity of 105C caps.
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