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ZOTAC GeForce GTX 480 Amp! Edition - ZOTAC GeForce GTX 480 Amp! Edition
Wed, May 26 2010 | 10:07PM | PermaLink Feedback?
ZOTAC's GeForce GTX 480 AMP! Edition comes with a mighty Zalman VF3000 cooler strapped to it which reduces the card's temperatures by 20�C. Thanks to the new cooling solution, the card has no problems running at higher clock speeds out of the box. But is that enough to declare this triple slot card a winner?
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End of Life Failure Analysis for Epox EP-8K3A+ Motherboard - End of Life Failure Analysis for Epox EP-8K3A+ Motherboard
Fri, September 24 2010 | 6:24PM | PermaLink Feedback?
PCSTATS END of Life Report
This particular Epox EP-8K3A+ motherboard (AMD socket 462) was retired after several years use due to a significant number of burst, bulging or blown electrolytic capacitors. Smaller board mounted capacitors were unaffected.
Failure Analysis in Detail:
- 13 of 13 of the motherboards 2200uF capacitors (maker: GSC) failed due to burst/leaking capacitor syndrome.
- 4 of 6 of the motherboards 6.3v 1200uF capacitors (maker: GSC) exhibited burst/leaking/bulged tops.
- 0 of 2 Teapo 6.3v 1500uF capacitors failed.
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