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leafo
06-05-07, 08:29 PM
I was handling my card when I accidentally knocked it against the plastic case it came in. I inspected it to see if anything was wrong and I saw a small piece sticking out a little bit. I touched it and it fell right off. I am afraid to start the computer with card in it. Anyone have any ideas. It is way to small for me to reattach.


http://www.leafo.net/stuff/part.jpg

http://www.leafo.net/stuff/piece.jpg

XFX Support
06-06-07, 12:40 PM
I wouldn’t recommend using that card in the system as it is now. You can try to take it to a local electronic repair shop, but it doesn’t look good as it appears that the "pads" (where the component is soldered to the board) was broken off as well. If that is the case they will not be able to fix it.


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RussianHAXOR
06-06-07, 10:32 PM
Yeah, im sorry to say but i dont think that there is any way to fix that...

beardstroke
06-07-07, 12:17 AM
would he be able to RMA it?

leafo
06-07-07, 06:35 PM
luckily my brother is a better electrician than I thought. He was able to solder it back on, although a little crooked, but it seems to be working fine!

OWA
06-07-07, 10:18 PM
Congrats on getting it fixed. Did your brother charge you for fixing it? :)