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Choosing the Best Laptop

We are frequently asked which laptop we recommend and what our opinion is on the best laptop. Since all laptops use similar components, the real difference in laptops is how the manufacturer handles warranty replacement of parts. When purchasing a … Continue reading

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Capacitor Failures

We continue to see motherboards with radial electrolytic capacitors in various stages of failure, starting with bulging and proceeding to cracking and leaking. Once they begin to bulge, they continue to expand until they crack and leak. This eventually leads … Continue reading

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Bad laptop video and the nVidia lawsuit settlement

For the past few years, we’ve been seeing many different laptops with video problems. The screens would be scrambled or black, but changing the LCD and inverter wouldn’t solve the problem. We diagnosed these laptops with failed motherboards, but because … Continue reading

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