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Forum discussion tagged with capacitor.
  1. Question Capacitor looks damaged

    Hello everyone, I just received a motherboard, it should be brand new but because the box looked old, unsealed and a slight tear in the anti-static bag, i did some close inspection. I found one of the capacitors to look damaged. Would this be an issue in the long run? I'm not sure if it works...
  2. FuegoDude

    Question PSU popped on power-up, please help

    My power supply Corsair CX750 (grey) , immediately popped when I pressed the power button. It is now dead and with a paperclip test, the PSU fan doesn’t start. How it happened was I was playing valorant with my friends and I accidentally stepped on my surge protector’s power switch (I’m going...
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    [SOLVED] Common ground problem

    Hi everybody ... this is my first time posting a question on this forum, so I apologize for any technical pitfalls in my questions. I am working on a project in which I want to design a simple dc motor control module (consists basically of two mosfets), that is to be connected later to a...
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    Question Question electrolytic capacitor

    I have electronic devices from 1990 and I know that these devices that have not been used for a long time cause faults and depolarization in the electrolytic capacitors, is it necessary to use these devices in the interval of 1x a month to preserve the electrolytic capacitors from failing due to...
  5. Question Missing capacitor from GTX 1070 ti power phase.

    A friend of mine gave me an EVGA GTX 1070 ti with a missing capacitor from one of the power phases on the board. I'm afraid of testing the GPU without the capacitor. I'm not into this that much, but I want to try and replace the missing capacitor on the board to see if I can fix it (and have a...
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    Question No power whatsoever on ASUS GL703 ?

    I was replacing the NVMe SSD and, while not using a magnetic screw driver, the screw fell down onto the mother board and rolled onto a capacitor nearby, and there was a brief spark from it. Now there's no indication of power whatsoever. Is it possible to replace the capacitor and get it working...
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    Question Bend a Capacitor

    Hi, I was trying to add a GPU into my PC but I bend one capacitor from where the sound processing happens in. Now I don't have sound in my pc. Can I fix it?
  8. alambento

    [SOLVED] Yellow sparks on GPU :((

    This is my 6 years old MSI GTX 970, last night there’s a yellow sparks came out from my CPU. A slight second before that, my PC suddenly turns off on its own, I guess thats an automatic safety measure (?) Then came the yellow sparks. I plugged everything off, and open my case, unplug my GPU...
  9. JonathanCrazy

    Question Burned gpu capacitor

    Hello guys, first of all, excuse me for any mistakes in english and for the big text. I would like to come here to ask for help related to my Asus GTX 750TI. I was using the computer normally, and then it restarted unexpectedly and I could see a light and smell of burning coming from the gpu...
  10. tuckertheguy12

    [SOLVED] GPU Missing Capacitor

    Hello I would like to start with I am new to posting here, but have visited many times over the years to troubleshoot other pc problems of mine. So to start off I recently bought an AMD XFX Radeon 6970 2GB GDDR5 under the condition "Untested". I of course knew this GPU was probably broken but I...
  11. Need to buy what appears to be an unusual capacitor for a Samsung 26" TV

    Hi all, Hoping someone who is well-versed with Capacitors may be able to assist with this one :) My Samsung 26" TV has suddenly stopped working - even the red stand-by light doesn't come on. It appears that the capacitor shown in the attached photos is the culprit, based on the bulge I can...
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    [SOLVED] Audio capacitors on motherboard

    Do the audio capacitors on a motherboard matter and can i see a difference between them? I saw one motherboard from ASrock have 2 of them and another one from Asus have 4. Do they make any difference?
  13. alexis055

    Question capacitor b450m tuf gaming plus

    I just found a broken capacitor in my case after hearing something rattling around in my case when toting it around. I'm not sure what to do about it, the computer seems to be running fine still. I've never soldered and don't know much about capacitors and the like. Should I have it fixed or...
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    Question How can I get my moterboard fixed? I ripped off some components out of it.

    Hello everyone, I got this issue (most probably) while fitting the video card in mi motherboard, a Gigabyte 990FXA UD3. I ripped off 1 resistor and 2 capacitors out of it. I already know I can buy the 2 capacitors and have a professional sold them back. What I dont know is if it would be...
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    [SOLVED] Capacitors swelled are causing the failure?

    Hi, I'm having a failure that I think it's the motherboard. It's and old MB, with 80 GB IDE HDD and IDE ODD, 2 GB RAM DDR2. It has a few Electrolytic capacitors and 4 or 5 are swelled. Maybe this is the reason it is failing? The failure consists in after a few minutes of turning it on, the image...
  16. Chowderzzz

    [SOLVED] Prevent a blown capactior?

    About a month ago, my dads PC had a blown capacitor while I was using it. We sent it off to be repaired as we had warranty and got it back yesterday. What can I do to prevent a capacitor from blowing up again. I do not know the make of the PSU as it was prebuilt by PCSpecialist (on the invoice...
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    [SOLVED] capacitor fell off gpu 1050

    i accidentally broke capacitor beside display ports in gtx 1050 asus single fan named "pcm3" 2.5 v ,surprisingly it works ,temperature is fine too ,what worst can it happen ?
  18. Abelak9902


    I was installing a waterblock on my gpu (2080Ti XC EVGA) and after removing the cooler (not forcing it and taking my time) I noticed something fell off the pcb and I think it was a capacitor, what should I do??? This is the image of the capacitor. http://imageshack.com/a/img924/2452/2RoOdE.jpg
  19. WaltonBoyd

    [SOLVED] Please help

    Hi guys, this is the first time I post on this website, asking for some help. I own an Asus Rog Strix 2080Ti GPU, and I decided to buy a custom water cooling from EK. Everything was fine, until I tried to install the waterblock for the GPU, by mistake, I broke a little piece located on the top...
  20. Question Gigabyte Radeon 7950 broken capacitor

    Hello. I've just got used Gigabyte Radeon 7950 card and I noticed missing capacitor on the GPU chip. The card works perfectly fine. It's stable, I'm getting expected performance, I was even able to overclock the card to 1085MHz core without overvolting it, what gave me 700 points increase in...