Chris Maness wrote: [snip] >> For this reason, I'd advise that either you leave the PC unplugged for >> 10 minutes or so after you've cleaned it to let any residual moisture >> dry, or purchase an inline water filter.
Should always put a drier on a compressor. You'll learn the hard way if you invest in pneumatic tools; you will kill them if you don't. [snip] > I ran > into a couple of post stating that the Abit VP6 had issues with > components that fail. This seems to have happened. The old 1U box I > switched the hardrive to yesterday is working flawlessly. However, > this machine is a little on the underpowered side. > Without actually checking, if memory serves there were a number of products from that time frame that used inferior electrolytic filter caps. You can easily spot these by examining the top where there is metal showing through in the center surrounded by the plastic wrapper. In the caps that fail the plastic wrapper part will be swelled up and puffy looking, possibly even so far as to have cracks with goo oozing out of them. I have an Abit KD7A powering a small home development server that I've been really lucky with, it just sits there and keeps on doing it's thing. But I have a feeling you may have hit the bad cap problem with the VP6. -Mike _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"