8800gtx soldering help ?? - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Overclocking and Modding
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-12-2008, 07:36 PM   #11 (permalink)
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Illinois, USA
Posts: 2,363
Default Re: 8800gtx soldering help ??

I always use flux paste when I solder, and I use standard rosin core solder. I've never modded a graphics board, but I soldered some electronics projects as well as added an Ethernet port to an old PCMCIA Ethernet card that I didn't have the external plug for. I would say use more solder, I always put the flux paste on the board and also dip the end of the wire in it, then touch the iron to the solder to get solder on the iron. Hold the wire to the contact and touch it with the iron, should work fine.


CalcProgrammer1 is offline  
Old 01-13-2008, 12:04 PM   #12 (permalink)
Master Techie
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: San Jose, California
Posts: 2,456
Send a message via AIM to phucng_10 Send a message via Yahoo to phucng_10
Default Re: 8800gtx soldering help ??

Originally Posted by Wildside View Post
what's soldering?
Here's your answer : Soldering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

|phucng_10's WM|
phucng_10 is offline  
Old 01-15-2008, 11:26 AM   #13 (permalink)
Master Techie
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,134
Default Re: 8800gtx soldering help ??

soldering with separate flux is a pain in the backside.

when you are soldering, is the iron actually melting the connection on the card? can you link me to the guide you are using so I can see what you are soldering to?

joshd is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nvidia dropping prices on the 8800GTX !?!?! Phanto New Systems | Building and Buying 16 06-26-2007 10:02 PM
8800gtx vs. 8800gts sli Riznarf New Systems | Building and Buying 6 05-04-2007 09:02 AM
PhysX Card vs 8800GTX? Sydzy New Systems | Building and Buying 12 04-16-2007 01:19 PM
Another 8800GTX thread/question Nechen New Systems | Building and Buying 6 04-04-2007 09:43 AM
eVGA Memory Clock GeForce 8800GTX HELP Nechen New Systems | Building and Buying 6 04-03-2007 03:58 PM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:58 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.