Need help on the Voodoo 3 3000

Discussion in 'Videocards - 3dfx' started by Hidayath Ansari, Oct 30, 2019.

  1. Hidayath Ansari

    Hidayath Ansari New Member

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    Hi everyone.

    I own a voodoo 3 3000 AGP from yesteryear. I was building a retro gaming pc and upon startup, I noticed artifacts with the video card. Upon closer inspection I noticed two missing components , both of which are capacitors.One of them had the ratings mentioned on it and I managed to replace it. The other one is an SMD capacitor and Iam unable to find out its rating in order to get a replacement. Its numbered as "C84"


    Ive attached the image of the gpu with the missing components encircled in red. If anyone knows the ratings please drop a reply... Thanks a ton.
  2. chthontastic

    chthontastic New Member

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    That C84 boy looks like a ceramic capacitor. To find out its specs, you could look up online the board schematic for your particular brand and model.

    Alternatively, you could use a multimeter on nearby ceramic capacitors (C85, for instance) to get their capacitance. Then, you could try to replace C84 with a similary specced capacitor.
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