Exploding capacitors

By on February 25, 2003, 3:04 AM
PC Stats [URL=http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=195]has an article[/URL] about exploding capacitors.

While at first I dismissed it as a "one timer" I quickly changed my mind after looking at their poll where 40% out of 600 people said they have had a capacitor blow. Then after looking in their forums where also quite a few people said they had blown capacitors I got more interested...
As a side note The Inquirer [URL=http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=5878]ran a story this last October[/URL] about this. If you put the words "Capacitor" in their search-engine the word "Abit" comes up quite frequently. So the plot thickens...

If you want to see more pics visit [URL=http://home.att.net/~garyheadlee/services.htm]this site[/URL], which also (at a cost) can repair your mobo.

Be sure to [URL=http://www.techspot.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4415]post a comment[/URL] if this has happened to you.

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