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So I just opened the MSI GTX 460 Cyclone 768mb this morning that I ordered last tuesday from the egg and it looks like it's missing a resitor or something like that on the back side. I don't know exactly what is missing and how important it is. IDK if I should try it or not. Could it or would it kill my mobo or any of the PCIe slots I plut it in to ? See images below.


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Its usually a resistor that isn't needed on the GPU and the desided to not put it on the PCB. Common on motherboards and other PCB's
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Heres a pic of the back side of the pcb

Its fine mate!
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Thank you Fallen, It just looks like a resiter was removed or broken off form that location but it looks the same as the image you linked.

Now I just have to confirm this on my other GTX 460 cyclone 768MB. It's easier to post image of the card out of the pc then it is to shut down, pull gpu and compare.

+1 Fallen.
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Do you have a second GTX 460 to compare?

EDIT: Fallen Angel -X already compared. +REP
     
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Originally Posted by CrazzyRussian View Post
Its usually a resistor that isn't needed on the GPU and the desided to not put it on the PCB. Common on motherboards and other PCB's
Thank you. At first I was like yeah but this don't apply to me because I'm Speacial "Super Special"

Then I looked closely at the image fallen posted against the image I posted and noticed I have more resisters on my gpu then the image of the identical card he posted.

I have two extra resistors or what ever they are in the middle of my card in the white square area right behind where the GPU chip is.

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Originally Posted by Blitz6804 View Post
Do you have a second GTX 460 to compare?
Yes I shall do this later when I can shut my PC down for a few minutes.
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