Forum discussion tagged with Mosfet.
  1. Question Part number of defective Mosfet on Gigabyte RTX 3090 Vision OC

    Hello, I got my hands on a defective Gigabyte RTX 3090 Vision OC. I tested it on my mainboard beforehands and it seems to fried my mainboard (but thats another task...) I was able to found the error, it was a defective/burnt MOSFTET and one small SMD capacitor was shorted and one resistor...
  2. raptor2012rom

    [SOLVED] Random Crashes and BSOD , is it a motherboard fault ?

    Hi guys. I have some of an old PC that I can't seem to fix. I got random freezes in the system or while gaming sometimes. At the time I've got 12gb RAM (4gb Crucial and 8gb kingston). Thought the motherboard (Asrock 960gm-vgs3 fx) wasn't compatible with the ram so I bought 2x 4GB sticks of...
  3. hotfusion

    Question Need Help With VRM Section.

    Hello, I have been having problems with the VRM section of my Gigabyte H97m-D3H motherboard. It has killed 2 CPUs so far because of shorted mosfets. First time was an i7, PC simply refuses to turn on, fans only slightly moves when pressing the power button. After finding out the two shorted...
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    [SOLVED] Repair a Burnt GTX 1080?

    I have a GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Mini ITX 8GB GDDR5X 256bit (GV-N1080IX-8GD) graphics card that is burnt. Can it be fixed? Here are some photos: 1 2 The other side doesn't show any damage.
  5. Hokunin

    [SOLVED] Can a copper radiator on Mosfet chip touching the Chokes cause an electrical short?

    Due to certain reasons, I removed big radiator from MSI strix motherboard and installed my own smaller copper radiators on Mosfet chips, but I noticed too late that one of the copper radiator is now touching the choke(rows of shiny cubical things on motherboard). So my question is, will it...
  6. siam siddique

    Question can I overclock or change mosfet?

    I have gigabyte b450 gaming x containing the worst mosfet of human history for low side 4c06n & for higher side 4c10n....... can I overclock 5800x extremely with direct airflow over the vrm?? & is it possible to replace the mosfet with 4co24n & 4c029n??
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    Question Question about component name (DrMOS?)

    I'm trying to find the fault on my GTX 970 card and it seems that I have found at least one of the problems. There seems to be a DrMOS(?) that after plugging the power in is getting hot to the touch and anything else stays cool to the touch. The problem is that I cannot find this exact DrMOS's...
  8. r.asim

    Question Rx 470d repair

    So someone shipped me a burnt rx 470D (D version on top of that) and i cannot do anything about it, xfx rx 470d45igt to be precise. Removed fans + heatsink and noticed a poped mosfet (m3098m) I only do minor repairs so i own a solderinh iron and a multimeter, card was short from ground to +12v...
  9. [SOLVED] Repair Burnt GPU?

    Hey guys, first post here. Joining this forum is long overdue so here it goes! I have my old Gigabyte GTX 670 that is toasted from years ago. I've brought it out to make into a mini project to get going again. I'm looking for any insight on how to repair it given that the damaged MOSFET is the...
  10. TigerF15

    [SOLVED] Graphics card VRMs

    hi guys i have a question , i have this graphics card PCB it's have small size inductor size comparing to other inductors they are large so, will this affect performance, temperatures, overclocking ? Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Substitute for SMD part uP1959PDN8

    I have a msi gtx 1080 video card where a mosfet driver is burnt. the part number is uP1959PDN8, I can not find it online to order, anyone may know substitute/alternative to this mosfet driver. Posted in Miscellaneous because i am new here and dont know where to post. Here is the link to its...
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    Question Dual Channel on RAM is not working

    Hi , recently I bought MSI z97 Gaming 5 and when I was pluging RAM PC didnt boot up so I took out one RAM stick and it work normally , then I checked other slots and second RAM stick and its working. My PC will only boot up with 2 stick of RAM with single channel. Does anyone know why ? CPU...
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    Can TP-Link Archer C9 manage 100 wireless clients to run smoothly.

    TP-Link Archer has a 1GHz dual-core processor and 128 MB RAM. So can it manage to handle 100 wifi clients without any latency issues?
  14. weztmarch

    [SOLVED] Black Dots and Wavey Lines

    Black dots are appearing when gaming Waves appear to ripple down my screen when watching YouTube videos, etc. I cannot figure out what is causing this (photos and video footage links below). I undid my cpu and gpu overclock to test, I have tried re-seating my GPU, switching it to another PCIE...
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    Toshiba XG6 M.2 NVMe SSD Review: Higher Density and Improved Efficiency

    Toshiba's 96-layer 3D TLC BiCS flash breaks surface in the new XG6 SSD. Toshiba XG6 M.2 NVMe SSD Review: Higher Density and Improved Efficiency : Read more
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    I want to play music in my adapter through PC

    I use to hear music from the USB adapter through the TV set but could not do so with my desktop comp. The computer does not recognised it.
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    Gigabyte ab350m gaming 3 and ryzen 5 2600

    hey :) i just bought the gigabyte ab350m gaming plus and haven't bought the cpu yet and i was wondering if i may get any issues with my new mobo bios and the new 2nd gen ryzen ( ryzen 5 2600 ) or it will just work fine no need to update the bios though its written on the box that its ( ryzen...
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    Office build help Haswell i5 DDR 3 or modern i3 Same price Expensive DDR 4?

    Hi I need to build an office computer for myself since I just got an office. I am keeping my main computer at my home it is on ivy bridge i5 gtx 670 8gb ram. I have figured <200 GBP is enough(no GPU, have a monitor and HDD already) but DDR4 cost seems to be the only big difference between the...
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    Tv says not supported

    I just recently bought a built desktop that was working fine connected to my tv via HDMI but randomly the screen would flicker in and out and now won't pull up the screen at all and says not supported. I'm using a 42in vizio tv and specs for computer are as follows ; Ryzen 3 1200 @3.7ghz 8GB...
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    Will this build work? I’ll be using a Mid size tower instead and I already have a EVGA 500W PSU I’m going to use instead of the ones in the build.
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    help with fan hub

    i am going to buy a pwm fan hub since i only have 2 4-pin header in my mobo,1 for the cpu fan, and 1 for the chassis fan, while i searching i saw some generic pwm fan hub which are so much cheaper than the branded one like corsair commander, is there a significant difference between a generic...
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    Ethernet cable not connecting and can't use wireless. [Windows 10]

    Hello there, I had a new pc built for me and yesterday I tried connecting it to the internet. The problem was that the ethernet cable didn't connect to the pc. I checked some other forums, and I saw people saying something about getting a driver for the network adapter, however I don't know...
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    PSU passes paper clip test but when plugged into motherboard fan first spin

    So I have a rosewill 450 arm passes the paper clip test but when plugged into TWO motherboard it has bad coil whine is it the psu or mobo?
  24. coltonbb1012

    Any Improvements for this build!?

    I have chosen parts from PCPartPicker and want to know if this is a good list- Prototype Build!! Improved Build!! Refined Build!! I have...
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    Case for X299 watercooling PC

    I am looking for the smallest possible case, with an side panel window (glass or plastic does not matter), to put an X299 watercooled rig. I will be using an Intel i9 7900X CPU and an Nvidia Titan X Pascal GPU. So I would like to have one 360 or two 240 radiators in. I really like the Corsair...
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    Bad Windows Update

    So,i updated my pc to the latest windows 4 days earlier,and it was pretty much working.No bugs,issues,anything like that.I was at my monitor (4 year old,it has only vga,so I had to use my mb vga.),with 1366x768 resolution,and it wasn't flickering,rainbowing,i used it,played a lol match on it...
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    YouTube froze up on me (no idea if this was the catalyst) and I had to reset my computer. When it came back to Desktop, I noticed that the Trash Can was the only item there. I looked in videos- nothing. Long story short, all my User Library Folders are empty. I did a global search for songs...
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    1.5 Year-Old Alienware Battery No Longer Functioning Properly

    I have had my Alienware for barely 2 years (it's the last model with a GTX 980m) and now I'm have a serious issue with the battery. To begin the story (and to explain as short as possible), I realized that it said "85% available (plugged in, not charging)". Alienware support on Twitter said...
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    How to do Re-Install Windows 10?

    HELLO! I built a computer about 7 months ago and want to re-install my windows 10 . I install Windows 10 Home on a USB ( I bought windows 10 on USB stick) yiu can go to the link below to see what I mean. Currently, I have Windows 10 installed on a Samsung 850 Evo SSD. Do I simply delete...
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    Which should I upgrade first?

    Good day, I would like to ask which of my desktop parts should I upgrade to play new & high-end games such as GTA V, Halo Wars 2, Resident Evil 7, etc. at max resolution and high FPS. Here's my specs: CPU: i3-6100 Skylake GPU: Zotac Nvidia GTX 750Ti 2gb GDDR5 128-bit MOBO: ASUS H110M-D...
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    Is this a good Gaming PC build?

    I'm currently looking for parts that will make a good gaming pc, here is what I have thought of CPU : Intel i5 6600k Motherboard : Asus Z170 Pro Gaming Ram : G.Skill Ripjaws V Series DDR4 3400MHz 2x8GB HDD : Toshiba 1TB (Already Have) Case : Coolermaster k350 GFX : ASUS NVIDIA GeForce...
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    Compatible Graphics Card

    Hi all, I currently own a Dell Precision T5500 with Dual Xeon X5670's along with a GTX 650. I use the PC as a Video Editing/Rendering build as well as a gaming PC. Before you tell me I f*cked up on the gaming end, you're wrong like all the others out there that tell me you can't game with a...
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    WD SATA II Suddenly very Slow

    I just built my PC as follows Asus Maximus VIII ranger, Core i7 6700k with corsair H80i v2 cooler, Corsair 8+8 GB RAM 2400MHz. I am using my previous PC WD 2TB caviar blue SATA III + WD 320GB SATA II. Windows 10 64 bit installed on 2TB. It was working fine. I was transferring data from SATA...
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    What mobile phone to buy?

    So I'm in a market for a new mobile phone and basically I can get galaxy s6 or nexus 5x for about the same price(300ish bucks). I know galaxy s6 is better and all...but...should I buy a new phone or wait for nexus sailfish and grab one(since it's around 350 bucks) or should I just get the s6 or...
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    simple firewall for windows

    so I am using Avast Premier, but my subscription is going to end next month, I only use it because of the firewall... what I find interesting on the avast's firewall, is it's simplicity: you open the firewall, application rules and it shows a list full of drop down menus, where for example if I...
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    How much difference will I see when upgrading monitors?

    Okay so my specs are: Processor i5 4690k (not overclocked, stock cooler) GPU gtx970 (I think it's gigabyte) 8gb of RAM. Asus z97-a 3.1 mobo I'm doing this all off memory and I built it last December so if there's any other specs you need just let me know. Anyways so right now I have a...
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    Replacing Builtin Video

    I have a mainboard of a MSI 2AE0 that have with built in AMD Radeon HD 7560D. I want to replace the built in video with an external EVGA GeForce GT 610 2GB DDR3, DVI, Mini HDMI, Graphics Card. If I just try to swap it out the computer won't boot. What do I need to do to disable the built in...
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    Black or red mass storage

    I plan on using the memory for archiving pictures music and videos and I don't plan on deleting anything that is written to the drive but I will be cominly using it copying to media devices streaming around the house and editing Thinking of getting a couple of drives and setting it in raid 0...
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    Newbie PC Build

    Here's my build so far: MSI H170 Gaming M3 Mobo Kingston HyperX Fury 16GB (8GB x 2) DDR4 Corsair VS650 psu Western Digital 2TB Black HDD Now I'm planning on buying: Intel i7-6700 MSI GTX 980 Ti Gaming 6G Kingston V300 120GB SSD DELL U2415 24'' monitor 1920 x 1200 Is this going to be a good...
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    Time to upgrade?

    Hi Everyone, I'm looking for some advice. Wondering if its time to get with the times a bit regarding my mobo and CPU as well as RAM. Currently, I'm using a MSI B85-G41 mobo with 8GB ram DDR3. I think the ram is only 1666mhz. My CPU is a 4670k. I did upgrade my GPU and PSU, so those two...