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Can a broken Intel CPU capacitor be soldered back in place?

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One of my new CPU capacitors broke of at one end while I was transporting it.

Can I take it to a jewelry store to have them solder it back?

What kind of solder will they have to use if it is possible?





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It can be done, but will take a master soldering job. It is also possible to damage the copper/gold contact pad by over heating it.

Using a high quality, lower temp solder (if the original can't be heated and used again) is definitely needed.
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I would imagine it could be soldered back on if the jeweler has a laser welder. A teensy bit of gold would do the trick.
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