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What part of the resistor do I pencil in? The two ends?
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It might help if you let us know the mobo you are referring to.
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Originally Posted by Moheevi_chess View Post
What part of the resistor do I pencil in? The two ends?
When pencil modding, you are lowering the resistance. So what you need to do is basically connect the 2 ends with traces of lead. Just shade the top of the resistor with pencil making sure you go end to end as you shade. If you use too much lead, the vdroop will go in reverse and increase under load. So just wipe it off and try again.
Edited by ericeod - 6/11/08 at 8:35pm
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ok thx...and the board i'm using is in my sig.
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OK I put way to much lead on...I took it from 2100 OHMS to 200...what do I wipe it off with?
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Never mind I read the meter wrong it hadn't moved any at all...I've been penciling for like 10 mins now and it's came down like 200 ohms!
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OK I've been at it for almost 30 mins and it still isn't below 1000 ohms am I doing something wrong? Or does it take everyone this long.
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I just used a pencil and went back fourth like 5 times and I get very little vdroop.
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do only 3 passes over it. that is a total of 6 strokes and it wil get rid of the vdroop
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OK I've been at it for almost 30 mins and it still isn't below 1000 ohms am I doing something wrong? Or does it take everyone this long.
30 minutes..? o___o; Do like 2-3 strokes. Boot up and check your vcore. =.=
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