Go Back   Hardware Canucks > HARDWARE > CPU's and Motherboards

    
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old November 22, 2008, 10:34 AM
Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 23
Default p5q pro

Alright, I finally have all my parts together. My 9600 GT was out of stock and I had to wait. Everything's here now, though. But I have a huge problem. I was having a few beers, and foolishly left my motherboard box on the floor next to my bed. My room is very cramped, and it's easy to trip and fall if you're not really careful. So, I tripped, and fell on the motherboard box. I opened it, and it seems one of the capacitors is bent, well, me being stupid, I bent it back into place.

NCIX won't take it back, as it's been too long since I've received it. And I'm not sure ASUS will replace it either if it has physical damage.

Basically, what I want to know is. Is it safe to test it with all my new parts? Or is there a risk of the components getting damaged?

thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old November 22, 2008, 11:49 AM
sswilson's Avatar
Moderator
F@H
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Moncton NB
Posts: 14,496

My System Specs

Default

Is the capacitor actually dented, or was it just a matter of the leads bending? (Pics would help.... :) ).

If it was just a matter of the leads bending, and you've managed to prop it back up, just make sure the metal casing of the capacitor isn't in contact with anything on the board and you should be good to go.
__________________
MSI Z87I Gaming AC / i5 4670K / 2X 4G Gskill 1866 DDR3 / XFX XTR 750 / EVGA GTX 680 SC+ 2GB / Intel DC S3700 200G / random 160G Sata HDD
Inwin 904 / Swiftech MCP655-b / Alphacool NexXxos XT45 120 Rad / 2X Scythe GT AP-15 / EK Supreme HF / Dell UltraSharp U2412M

Asrock AM1H-ITX / AM1 Athlon 5350 / 2X4G Gskill PC3-14900 / Intel 6235 Wi-Fi / 90W Targus Power Brick / 320G Seagate Momentus / Mini-Box M350 / 1X 22" Dell IPS / 1X 22" HP
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes