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Old 05-10-2011, 12:10 PM   #1
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Default Dell Dimension 4700c

My daughter has the above computer that quit working. Starts to boot with thermal problem message and cpu fan running slow. The computer has been on the shelf like this for several years after it stop working one evening for no apparent reason. The CPU caps are blown plus several others. Is the computer worth repairing and if so are there kits available for this machine?
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Old 05-10-2011, 12:34 PM   #2
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Default Re: Dell Dimension 4700c

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Is the computer worth repairing
That's really for you to decide.

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are there kits available for this machine?
Not that I'm aware of.
It's generally better to pull the board and make up a list for THAT board anyway.
Even with exact same make, model & revision motherboards the caps that got installed can vary from board to board and so the caps that actually need replaced can vary from board to board.
Cap kits try to give you all you'll need but sometimes they miss and other times they give you many more caps than you actually need to replace.
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