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From: "PCS Electronics"
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Subject: Re: Crisis in Japan: defective electro caps round the world
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Date: Sun, 8 Dec 2002 22:45:11 +0100
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I know that the CPU gets to arround 50 deg and more, but caps
are rated up to some 75, I believe. The heatsink almost touches
I believe I'll leave it as it is for now, I've got loads of work right now
and its a real hassle to remove the whole motherboard and put it back in.
I am keeping my eye on any leaks once in a while since I often test different
cards in my PC.
Marko - PCS Electronics
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> In article , info@pcs-nooo-spam-
> electronics-nospam.com says...
> > I'm not entirely convinced that they're "bad".
> > The bubbled up ones are close to the processor
> > and that's where lots of heat is generated. It might
> > be that they're under pressure for the temperature.
> > Anyway, this motherboard is slowly aging and a burned-up
> > cpu/MB might give me a reason to upgrade.
> > I'm hoping it would hold up for a year until Hammer
> > CPU's become available (64 bit athlons).
> They should never bubble. If they do they ARE bad and likely not
> functioning to spec. They don't have to bust to cause problems.
> I have a BP6 with Dual CPUs that has been on for almost 4 years now.
> I don't have any cap with even a slight bubble to them. Being that
> close won't cause them to get hot enough to bubble. The CPUs would burn
> out first.
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