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Just got a shipment of parts and the mobo box looked a little bit squashed. Not too bad but some pressure may have been put on the board.

Anyway, had a look and noticed one of these little transistory thingies (I don't know what they are but are pictured below), is a little bit bent. By no more than 10 degrees from it's straighter neighbor.

Looking at pics of the same mobo on the net it seems that many of the photos have these things not always entirely straight so I am hoping that is just how it came, but I wanted to know what are they and how likely is it that this is damage that could harm the setup when I go to assemble it tonight.

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Not even a "Stop wasting our time, it'll be fine!" ??
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Originally Posted by Aziraphael View Post
Not even a "Stop wasting our time, it'll be fine!" ??
"Stop wasting our time, it'll be fine!"

But seriously those grey things circled are capacitors and will be fine if slightly bent so long as the lead has not snapped.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jacobthellamer View Post
"Stop wasting our time, it'll be fine!"
Phew!
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Originally Posted by Aziraphael View Post
Phew!
No probs, just make sure that the metal casing has not be dented or disfigured.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jacobthellamer View Post
No probs, just make sure that the metal casing has not be dented or disfigured.
Ah right, the casing of the little capacitor. Ok will do, thanks.
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