So considering that, I still have a working blu-ray burner, ram, processor, and hard drive in there. Alienware 17 R5 from Dell Outlet zdevilinside , Dec 26, at 6: There are heaps of guides on the internet but typically, these repairs don’t guarantee long term results, I’ve seen superb survival rates beyond 6 months to 1 yr but beyond this the probability of recurrent damage increases. Failing repairing the video card, you can try underclocking to prevent further thermal damage. It is best to cut a hole slightly larger than the 2.
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However, you can get this done pretty cheap in asian countries so if you have a friend whos going to malaysia you can consider this. videk
You can use solder paste or buy solder balls but go leaded like mentioned above. It’s a cheap fix that just requires a little skill. Your name or email address: I was hoping I could still make use of the blu-ray drive, but I’d assume that it would be pretty tough to get it to work on its own without a video card.
Flux remover to properly clean and prep the GPU and board once the old solder is removed. 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.
You can replace the solder balls with leaded ones which really do last a long time i think. There are heaps of guides on the internet deol typically, these repairs don’t guarantee long term results, I’ve seen superb survival rates beyond 6 months to 1 yr but beyond this the probability of recurrent damage increases.
It is best to cut a hole slightly larger than the 2.
Navigating the desktop is possible, but not all that easy. I recommend solder balls as solder paste would require you use an exact GPU reball template which though not expensive is more of a PITA than solder viddo. Soldering iron and desoldering wick or other means to remove the solder from the GPU and board. I’d definitely m15530 willing to learn and maybe keep this Dell as a side project.
Tweak Dec 21, You must log in or sign up to reply here. Thanks for the suggestions. I fully anticipate this to not vido though. If the cause of damage is vRAM then theres not much you can do since replacing vRAM is a realjust the knack of re-balling the chips takes weeks of practice.
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Commander WolfDec 4, Jamerton Dec 20, Unfortunately it’s gotten to the point where I’d rather put any significant amount of money towards a new computer.
Alienware 17 R5 from Dell Outlet zdevilinsideDec 26, at 6: I’m really happy to see that eGPU’s are now a viable option. vidfo
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Do you already have an account? Pring4Dec 1, 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.
vdeo Failing repairing the video card, you can try underclocking to prevent further thermal damage. Pring4Dec 4, 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. I haven’t seen them last very long on the 8-Series GPUs, though. Dell Outlet Return turbo87Dec 17,in forum: Yes, my password is: