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Okay so I have a BFG GTX 285 that blew a choke coil. Its just an inductor pack that says "R10" on it.
Does anybody know the exact specs of these coils so that I can replace it and have a working 285 again?
Or am I completely screwed thanks to BFG having closed down like a bunch of D-Bags?
Nvidia refuses to help so you guys are my only hope.
    
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Dunno on the choke but I know that PNY was honoring BFG's warranty a little while ago. Might look into that & see if it's still happening.
    
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Dunno on the choke but I know that PNY was honoring BFG's warranty a little while ago. Might look into that & see if it's still happening.
PNY claimed to be going through december and cut it in october or november.

It was awfully nice of them to do so but my card died later and ive already removed the burnt inductor coil
    
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my gtx 285 blew as well. need a new capacitor.

BFG with their lifetime warranty.... did i pay extra $70 for a 1 year warranty and an unstable card?
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Any solid choke labeled "r10" should work. Best option is to find an old non working card to source one from.
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my gtx 285 blew as well. need a new capacitor.

BFG with their lifetime warranty.... did i pay extra $70 for a 1 year warranty and an unstable card?
I think thats exactly what we paid extra for
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Any solid choke labeled "r10" should work. Best option is to find an old non working card to source one from.
Ive been trying to scrounge one up off ebay/craigslist/marketplace but they are super expensive (>70)
I could prolly buy one to sell for parts though
I cant find just a choke on the interweb either
    
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I have a 4850 i killed we were gonna use the a few caps for my buddy's mobo. I can see if it has an R10 we also have big'ol pile of mobos and gfx cards, all dead of course.
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I have a 4850 i killed we were gonna use the a few caps for my buddy's mobo. I can see if it has an R10 we also have big'ol pile of mobos and gfx cards, all dead of course.
Thanks, that would be awesome of you.
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I'm seeing some "1R0" but, not R10. You ever try http://www.jameco.com/ ?
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I'm seeing some "1R0" but, not R10. You ever try http://www.jameco.com/ ?
yeah I did, its a no go
    
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