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  1. _liam_

    Question Scratches on front and back of new motherboard. What should I do?

    I just got a motherboard from Newegg, and when further inspecting, I noticed scratches on the front and back. Here are some videos of them: I can add photos, as well, if needed. I know traces can be damaged this way, but I can't tell how bad it actually is. There's also some white...
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    Question Broken PCB Switch electronic trace

    Hello, today I changed a broken switch, at the moment I was changing it, i didn't have a desolder pump so to get the switch loose I used the solder tip and pushed towards the pcb, that ended badly, two small copper circles came out of the holes where the switch contacts should be soldered and...
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    Question 2080 ti hydro copper water on pcb from shipping

    Hey everyone! I have an issue that I am hoping I can get some insight/advice on. I recently purchased a 2080 ti hydro copper second hand. The card landed today and upon opening the package I saw there was water in the box. Closer inspection revealed water had leaked from the outlet ports not...
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    Question PCB board replaced, still no success

    Hi everyone! A couple of months ago i accidentaly used the wrong sata power cable from my power supply and my harddrive turned up dead. I did my research and bought a new PCB, swapped it out including the bios-chip, the drive now spins just fine but I still can’t find the drive in windows at...
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    Question Seagate SSHD PCB burned?

    hi, i have a SSHD from Seagate and it's been 2 years since i bought it, now it doesn't appear in any bios or disk management from windows, it appears to trigger an error on it, the disk sounds like it's running tho. what should i do... should i try to repair it removing/replacing the diode...
  6. Paintthinner

    Question 1080 ti GPU Repair/Fix/Help :)

    Hi guys and gals I am kinda new to this so I thought I'd ask opinions first, I recently acquired a nivida gpu (I assume palit by the power layout) however I have no idea what the card is Looking at the ram slots I am guessing a 1080 11gb however I am not sure on where to start the repair (if...
  7. Build Advice Failed installing Hyper212 Evo without standoffs and backplate

    WIP Installing Master Cooler Hyper 212 EVO LED on AMD4 processor(RyZen 5 2600) missing standoffs and backplate I ordered a second hand tower cooler, expecting to easily find any missing parts. The main plus of the listing was the bracket included. WARNING! Different backplate may require...
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    Question Is PCB replacement going to work if the drive is detected?

    I wan to check if it's possible to fix my drive by replacing the PCB. It's a Seagate ST1000LM035 and it's actually an external harddrive (Seagate Expansion). When I plug it in to my Linux Laptop, using USB, it says like this in dmesg [16433.285102] usb 2-2: new high-speed USB device number 14...
  9. Question What are those white stains on the back of this GPU?

    I've got this used GPU which has some white stains on its back. What are those? I've searched the web and from what I understand they could be flux residues but I'm not sure. Any other idea? Looks like this GPU was removed from a working PC and it was still functioning when it was removed. Then...
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    Question Missing component (Transistor?)

    Hey guys, so I have a Sapphire Radeon RX 570 ITX 4GB and i took it off to clean some of the dust from the fan. When i put it back, the buzzer made 1 long and 3 short beeps and the display had the NO SIGNAL message. I tried taking off the RAM, cleaning everything, taking the power cord out and...
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    Question HDD PCB swap mystery

    Hi all, First off, I'm new to these forums, so I apologise if this thread is in the wrong place. A while ago I took my two 500gb Hitachi Deskstar HDDs out of an old PC and was using them externally via a dock when I absentmindedly connected the wrong power supply to the dock and ended up...
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    Question Custom Motherboard PCBA

    Hello everybody Please i'm wondering, what can be plugged in this type of hubs ? And where can this motherboard be used for ? images : https://ibb.co/rMqDY6R https://ibb.co/7j6Gnjz
  13. Question Can this iPhone be repaired?

    (Yellow circle) This is my iphone 6. I understand that this is the main pcb logic board. The best picture I could get of the small detail area of suspicion. I've done many repairs to this phone and this was just another repair in which I check that all visible screws are tight before I button...
  14. Leonniar

    Question Need Help with an Arduino/Raspberry Pi project

    Hello guys , I had an idea of making something like a box (as a gift) with a screen inside that plays a video on loop Details of the project: I want to make something that looks like a gift box and when you remove the top there is a screen inside . The screen can be turned on and of via an...
  15. Safarcikm

    [SOLVED] Gtx 1080ti - Just got scamed, burnt parts (Can it be FIXED?)

    Hello, so I just bought used Asus GTX 1080ti Turbo, claimed to be fully functional... Well after recieving package, I´ve decided to clean cooler and found on PCB burnt parts. I haven´t try to plug the card yet so maybe it still works just not with all memory or Idk (probably not). Well the...
  16. D

    [SOLVED] Hard Drive spins after PCB replacement but is not recognized

    So after a faulty PSU killed my hard drive a couple of years ago, I knew it was a PCB failure, I recently ordered a matching PCB and replaced the BIOS chip. As the hard drive spun I was excited for it to open, but it never did. It shows up on device manager but the gives error code 10, it also...
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    Question Mechanical Keyboard stopped working all of a sudden??

    So the only keys that work are the space key along with the right shift button and the ? button. I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling but am pretty sure it's a hardware problem. I took apart the keyboard to see if there were any obstructions on the PCB but everything looks fine. When I test it...
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    [SOLVED] Discovered a burnt spot on Seagate 2TB Barracuda.

    Hey guys! So sometime back my mobo died and i decided to sell off my other parts before attempting another fresh build. After disassembling, I discovered the drive I used for storage has a burnt spot. Image: View: https://imgur.com/a/tAAJWvC I don't know how old or how long ago this was...
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    [SOLVED] If these are both the exact same model of GPUs, (RTX 2060s) then how can one be physically bigger? (On the inside)

    Compare these 2 GPUs. One is a "Mini" and the other is a "3-Fan" https://www.newegg.com/gigabyte-geforce-rtx-2060-gv-n2060ixoc-6gd/p/N82E16814932117...
  20. darknightbacca1

    Question My GTX 1060 is having sluggish framerate issues

    𝐂𝐏𝐔 : 𝐑𝐲𝐳𝐞𝐧 𝟕 𝟐𝟕𝟎𝟎𝐱 𝐑𝐀𝐌 : 𝐂𝐨𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐢𝐫 𝐕𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐃𝐃𝐑𝟒 2x4GB 𝟐𝟒𝟎𝟎𝐌𝐡𝐳 𝐆𝐏𝐔 (𝐆𝐓𝐗 𝟏𝟎𝟔𝟎 𝟔𝐆𝐁) 𝐏𝐒𝐔 (RM550x Gold) 𝐌𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐛𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝 (𝐀𝐬𝐮𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐁𝟒𝟓𝟎-𝐏𝐋𝐔𝐒) Hi i've been experiencing issues with sluggish framerates, high or low dosen't matter my frames jump from fluid and smooth to slowed and sluggish randomly...