Failing repairing the video card, you can try underclocking to prevent further thermal damage. I haven’t seen them last very long on the 8-Series GPUs, though. Dell Latitude, Vostro, and Precision. By profitable hobby, do you mean I’d be able to charge other people to do the same sort of thing? So considering that, I still have a working blu-ray burner, ram, processor, and hard drive in there.
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Failing repairing the video card, you can try underclocking to prevent further thermal damage.
Yes, my password is: Just tonight I was able to get it to boot up without any pixellation. A large pair of tweezers or something similar to gently lift the GPU off of the board once the solder below it melts.
You can replace the solder balls with leaded ones which really do last a long time i think.
Soldering iron and desoldering wick or other means to remove the solder from the GPU and board. Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades.
I’d definitely be willing to learn viideo maybe keep this Dell as a side project.
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For the most part, it would still boot up but the display would be very pixellated. You can use solder paste or car solder balls but go leaded like mentioned above.
Your name or email address: Navigating the desktop is possible, but not all that easy. Unfortunately it’s gotten to the point where I’d rather put any significant amount of money towards a new computer. I fully anticipate this to not last though.
Of course, your mileage may vary. Pring4Dec 4, Leaded solder paste or solder balls. Touchpad fix for Dell M and possibly others tolgaNov 3, at Share This Page Tweet. Do you already have an account?
Dell XPS M1530 video card fried – What can I do with this thing?
If you want to turn your laptop into ta profitable hobby, you can get a few tools to try and do actual BGA reball with a heatgun. Commander WolfDec 4, If you don’t want to deal with the internal card anymore, consider an eGPU setup since your BD multimedia lifestyle for the machine is pretty much immobile. I’m really happy to see that eGPU’s are now a viable option.
You can try an oven reflow by baking the thing assuming the cause of damage is loose solder balls. Dell XPS 13 videk noise. It is best to cut a hole slightly larger than the 2.
I haven’t seen them last very long on the 8-Series GPUs, though. I’ve found oven reflows to work fairly consistently if you temp and time them right. Pring4Dec 1, You must log in or sign up to reply here. Thanks for the suggestions. KING19 Oct 22, Prostar ComputerDec 4, To remove the GPU you will videoo