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*** is that red stuff? transmission fluid? blood :S ?
Its the Grease from thermal compund that can do that..Luckily its non-conductive.
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Its the Grease from thermal compund that can do that..Luckily its non-conductive.

What I wanna know is why its everywhere? someone must have been drinking
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lol i thought it was blood too at first...first time i built a puter i cut my finger on the i/o shield and it wasn't fun.
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post #14 of 24
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What I wanna know is why its everywhere? someone must have been drinking
Well the grease or oily substance can seriously spread from the TIM and get like that.
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What I wanna know is why its everywhere? someone must have been drinking
Drinking tomato juice, then someone jogged his arm by the looks of it lol.
    
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Drinking tomato juice, then someone jogged his arm by the looks of it lol.
Hey man it could be lol..but nah defo thermal grease as such.
post #17 of 24
Looks like epoxy to me.
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Hey man it could be lol..but nah defo thermal grease as such.
He was in his room carefully appling the red thermal paste when all of a sudden his mate burst in the roomcausing him to squeeze the tube really hard and making a total mess
    
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He was in his room carefully appling the red thermal paste when all of a sudden his mate burst in the roomcausing him to squeeze the tube really hard and making a total mess
LOL can be known to happen..To what Jrabb said its probably Epoxy yes.
post #20 of 24
Those are definately MOSFETs from your VRM "Voltage Regulation Module". The temperature is reported as PWM. Because there is a couple of them in there. PWM is basically a voltage regulator. It consists of mosfets and buck converters. It would be a good thing to cool them because it can help stabilize your processors voltage. Especially on s478 mobos equiped with prescott CPUs.

The Battery things are Capacitors.
The coper arch things are Chokes.
The red stuff is weird

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If you have a dell motherboard why would you care. Overclocking options are limited.
    
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