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Old 11-11-2005, 10:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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check out http://www.badcaps.com/

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This site was created to counter the bad capacitor problem that has been plaguing computer motherboards since about 1999 to the present day. It now being 2005, I am STILL seeing later model P4 and Athlon boards with this problem. The reason the capacitor problem exists in the first place is because of a large-scale industrial espionage foul-up. Some component manufacturers decided to steal an electrolyte formula from another competitor. Little be known to them, the stolen formula was incomplete and flawed. They didn't discover this until it was too late and they had manufactured and distributed literally MILLIONS of these flawed capacitors.
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