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A while back I knocked off two small capacitors/resistors? (im not sure its like a 1mm small silver block off the rear circuit board). I have been running my card since ok, at least a month maybe two and have not had problems. Is it gonna be ok for me to fold on or not you guys reckon?

I have been gaming on it with BF3 for hours and with my fans set to 65% temps dont go over 60C. If i fold on it I will just put fans too 100% to keep it cool as possible.

Reckon it will be ok to do with those capacitors broken off?
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LOL this is amazing. I wouldn't think there's any real redundancy built into hardware. Perhaps an issue creeps up all of a sudden at some point in time. I must say I'm very impressed your card seems to work perfectly on BF3 and folding.
    
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so if its been working ok since it happened (maybe 2 months ago), would that suggest its ok to start folding on it again or is it gonna need repairing before I put it back to folding?
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No one can answer this, you just have to do it or not do it. I would guess that if you can play BF3 then you should be fine Folding.
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No one can answer this, you just have to do it or not do it. I would guess that if you can play BF3 then you should be fine Folding.

I agree. Just go for it. It happened two months ago as well so just enjoy the card. If something ever happens, you can always try an RMA, "haciendote el tonto" - a Spanish expression for basically not mentioning any of it for your RMA and just saying it doesn't work.
    
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