[rescue] Slightly OT: Bad Cap Saga

Nadine Miller velociraptor at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 11:00:47 CDT 2008

On Aug 17, 2008, at 9:54 PM, Bill Bradford wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 10:08:32PM -0500, Brian Deloria wrote:
>> crap.  I've got about 15 p360's in use at work now.  I think I will  
>> try
>> expediting the replacement of them with T7400's.  Just the VRM or  
>> were there
>> other areas?  I know we had a p370 with some caps on the board  
>> swollen.
> Before I scrapped the machine, all I saw bulged on the motherboard was
> directly around the CPU.

Same here on the Asus board that died on me recently.  It was vintage  
'01-ish, iirc.  I wonder if it's exacerbated by heat?


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