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Repair/Mod Log: 8800 GTX repair and more mods

post #1 of 28
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Maxious accidentally pulled his vGPU mod wire and ripped the SMR off. With it came the cooper pad the SMR is soldered to. Goal is to expose more copper to mount to, fix vGPU mod and then add OCP and OVP mods to the GPU.



Day 1: Spent a few minute probe the board to get familiar with the connection paths. Then I took a tiny flat head screw driver and gently scraped some of the PCB coating off the circuit path.

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Had to stop there for now. Drank to much coffee this morning. Shaky hands not good for soldering.
    
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post #2 of 28
Hehey...

Sweet that U got the card. Theres no hurry, so drink coffey and have a nice one wink.gif.

Are we capping this thing?

Thnx for helping out thumb.gif
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Well if it ripped off a resistor and pad, at least you know it was soldered well biggrin.gif
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Yeah it was on allright biggrin.gif
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post #5 of 28
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Yes sir caps to come.

Tonight's work went better then expected. SMR sitting nicely. yessir.gif

Got the Tripod for better pics.

Before:
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After:
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EDIT: Forgot to mention, the card works now. thumb.gif
Edited by PizzaMan - 11/20/11 at 1:02am
    
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post #6 of 28
Shweet Will smile.gif

Seems like U did a nicely done job fixing the broken cirquit. I promise not o brake it off again smile.gif
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post #7 of 28
You should make mine come to life too
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post #8 of 28

nice work Pizza! 

 

*Another lucky GPU saved from the oven and the scrap pile... only to live another day frozen, and possibly die in a moment of glory..  Its a thing of beauty. :)

post #9 of 28
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Mod got a little complicated last night. Did the OCP mods and then the vGPU mod. After which I double checked the resistance on FB, and its connected to ground. Removed the vGPU mod and the resistor that was originally broken loose....FB is still connected to ground. thinking.gif Can't figure out why. Everything looks really clean. Nothing looks connected that shouldn't be. Going to have to work a little more to figure this one out.
    
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post #10 of 28
pizzaman I need to resolder two small 1mm size capacitor/resisters bacm on the back side of my gtx 570 circuit board...any suggestions?
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