Forum discussion tagged with corrosion.
  1. Question Rusty Screws and Rusty Spots on Video Card

    Hi. Been using my PC for over 2 years since I built it. Summer is rather humid here and I use standard stand fan. I live 200 meters from coast. I don't spend a lot of time using my PC. I had to disassemble PC recently and noticed how fan heatsink's (Wraith Spire) screws originally coated in...
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    Question USB Devices disconnecting randomly, and might be underpowered delivery. Same PSU working fine in other System. Not software related.

    Hi, so I have a setup where I use an MSI B550M-A PRO with r7 3800x, with 16gb of ram, rx560. Don't question the combination that much since it came for free as donation so I could do University stuff. Right now am having issues where USB devices randomly don't work, disconnect, reconnect or...
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    [SOLVED] GTX 1060 no signal and there's corrosion on it's PCB ?

    A friend's Gigabyte GTX 1060 hasn't been displaying an output for a while now, despite the card's fans spinning on startup. The card has been tried in 2 computers, both to no avail, with different motherboards and PSUs respectively. In an attempt to solve the issue, I opened the card to access...
  4. [SOLVED] Is this rust on GPU I/O plate?

    Hi, Just wanted to know if the GPU IO cover is rusting or not. I see some reddish spots which are visible only on a phone flashlight and not with naked eye, with naked eye it looks like whitish spots. The gpu was bought in July 2020 and I live in India but not near a coastal area. The card is a...
  5. Question my NVME got Corrosion and rusting

    what causing the NVME contact point have some corrosion like this i just install it for almost 2 months, is that really only debris that get in can cause this? or something else?
  6. [SOLVED] Can a GPU IO port catch rust?

    I live in India and here in my city humidity is bit high during the monsoon around 70-80%. In summer its lower around 50%. Getting a dehumidifier is not possible as my living room is quite big and getting a dehumidifier will be a big investment which I will not be able to take on now. So I got a...
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    [SOLVED] Is it safe to plug my computer into a rusty/corroded 3 prong wall adapter?

    I'm kind of a noob at all this electric stuff, so I bought some new speakers and I had reconfigure the way I plugged my things in. Basically, I got a power strip (15A 120V) that has one pc, 2 monitors and some speakers. While the other slot on the wall has a pretty old wall adapter (15A ,120V...
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    [SOLVED] Is this algae or corrosion growing in my watercooling parts?

    First things first, sorry for the long post but I don't want to just confuse people by not giving enough information since all loops are different. Now let me share with you my specs, my watercooling parts and some photos of the loop configuration: View:
  9. [SOLVED] How to clean the corroded contact pads on the hard drive pcb?

    I took out the PCB of one of my hard drive which is not getting detected just to check whether there's any burned caps or chip and I found some corrosion/rust on the contact pads which makes the contacts with hard drive. I have uploaded the picture for the reference. How can I clean the...
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    Question Galvanic Corrosion or Microbial Growth?

    Pictures of green residue on GPU WaterblockBrand new system brand new everything I filled it up with EK's clear coolant (expired) but I left it off for a few days and I noticed green residue on the inside of my GPU waterblock, all in the fins. Copper EK radiator Brass bitspower fittings Copper...
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    Question White corrosion on back io port

    Hello, i've finished my new build, and i take msi motherboard this time, its a b450m bazooka plus, i bought it november 2018, and now it looks like it's corroded, but not the brownish corrosion, but whiteish corrosion like this. I'm worried if this will shorten my mobo lifespan, cuz i don't...
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    Question need help with watercooling

    Hello everybody im going to be building a watercooled desk pc and have been looking around at some parts and I have been worried about corrosion I just want to know if I will run into any problems with the components im thinking of using?? CPU block: Thermaltake pacific w5 pump/res: Thermaltake...
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    can't locate Graphics card on Acer Aspire v5 573G [SOLVED]

    I bought this Acer Aspire v5 573G, but I can't locate the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M. I don't know what info to give you, so if I am missing important information, please tell me. Thanks in advance.
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    This motherboard support or not

    My ram is Geil Evo Forza 2400mhz, can support the my motherboard Asrock a320m hdv? Thankyou so much
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    VPN killing Internet connection

    After connecting to a business clients vpn, I lose all internet connectivity. I am the only one of ~30 VPN-ers who is experiencing this and the (inexperienced) system administrator says it must be a "client" issue (so up to me to remedy). I am using a laptop that was provisioned to me from a...
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    Pacific PR15-D5 water pump not pumping water.

    Could someone please suggest me how do I go about troubleshooting my water loop? I first got the problem when the CPU overheated, I thought there was air in the pipes so I redid the entire water loop after draining it and filling it back in. Now the water won't pump from the reservoir to the...
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    Is it okay to pair an i5-4690k with a cheap motherboard?

    I have a Gigabyte GA-H81M-H motherboard I'm using now, but if I want to buy an i5-4690k in the future, is it okay to use this board until I get a much better one? Will I see any performance issues with an R9 290?
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    Is my GPU at an unsafe temperature?

    On load my GPU, MSI GTX 750 1gb, is running at 75 Celsius during gaming and load. Are these temps normal?
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    power problems solutions

    help me power up laptop that seems to reverse power. when i plug the power pack to the laptop, the light on the power pack gets faint and starts to blink and no power reaches the motherboard for a toshiba satelite