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supersi
13-01-2015, 06:12 PM
I have a faulty, out of warranty AMD Radeon 6870 graphics card.
I think I might have shorted something on it, but anyway, every time I plug it into my PC case the PC won't even start.
Once I remove it the PC will boot up fine using an identical 6870 card.
Does anyone know of a good NZ graphics card repairer I could try?

Paul.Cov
17-01-2015, 08:30 PM
You've got more chance of getting a fried hard drive repaired, and that ain't cheap.

In the case of a graphics card, short of cleaning it or touching up dry solders, I'd be inclined to say it's only good as a door stop now. Pity, as it'll be one ugly doorstop.

icow
18-01-2015, 09:22 AM
I imagine the repair cost for an older card (assuming the repair is even possible) would far exceed the value of the card (had a quick look on trademe and a 6870 sold for $70 on boxing day).

Agent_24
18-01-2015, 01:57 PM
I have a faulty, out of warranty AMD Radeon 6870 graphics card.
I think I might have shorted something on it, but anyway, every time I plug it into my PC case the PC won't even start.

Could be something simple like a shorted MOSFET in the card's voltage regulator circuit.