Could This Have Anything To Do With It?

Sunday, December 19, 2010 

Why isn’t my graphics card working any more? Could it be that the fluff has escaped from the cans? The alien chest bursters have fled their little cages? Nobody’s left to paint the pixels except that one, and it’s only still there because it was always the lazy one.

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Update: I got the caps but my solder sucker exploded so I had to replace it before continuing. Those springs go a long way…

Update 2: Fixed.

Posted at 23:55:20 GMT-0700

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  1. […] Seven New Capacitors, some desoldering (one replacement solder sucker), and a little soldering back and the card is better than new.  Note the 10V upgrade too.  They’re a little tall, but AGP cards usually have plenty of room.   The extra headroom cost several cents. […]

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