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Is this what a fried video card looks like?

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Back then, I came to a solution that I fried my ATI X300. Take a look at the picture. Why is is stained?

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post #2 of 7
Those are nothing(the stain are from the manufacture) except the one you circled looks weird
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post #3 of 7
These always seem to be stained, from all the graphics cards I've had.

Or maybe the caps/resistors who sat there blew off?
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post #4 of 7
Those are just un-used solder pads.
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post #5 of 7
that's normal, it's soldering stuff, i got the same on my old X300SE. if it's fried, it would've smell.
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Ah, I see. Static have touched it twice and it pretty much doesn't show any image anymore. ._. So, I was trying to find any fried pieces, but the stained plates were mostly it.
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post #7 of 7
That "stain" you see is just flux from the solder it's nothing to be worried about... well at least it's not why your card is not working

and its not conductive either
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