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Blown caps on this Dell board?

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I just got handed a Dell XPS 410 that has no boot with lights 3 and 4 lit. did a ram check as best I could (tried one stick at a time)

Then I noticed that it appears that two caps are blown, but not in a way I normally see. Can someone shed some life on this?

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(Gotta love my new S III, stuff isn't blury anymore!)
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Yes, those are very blown. The electrolytic material that supposed to be internal has made its way out of the top of those 2 caps via the rupture lines there. If you can solder new caps on there with the same capacitance and rated at least higher voltage than those originals, you should be good- provided there are not any other problems with the board. thumb.gif
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Yep, blown.


They may have gotten too hot.
     
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