Other stuff I’m taking to Japan
Laptop Battery

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Blown capacitor on video card
Laptop Battery

Image by pmsyyz
On a EVGA NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS. Capacitor labeled FZ77, 470, 16V. I’d guess that dust buildup caused a short that blew it.

[UPDATE: Other people having the same issue. do maybe it is a defect inherent to this capacitor]

Using my laptop to post this.

Best Buy was closed; I think because of the snow.

Found my newer camera to take this shot in my laptop bag. Still need to find the battery charger for it.

Someone uploaded this to Wikimedia Commons.


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