This Point in motherborad gets heated & burnt up.

The Motherboard I am using is INTEL 945 GNT. Its 2 years Old and the point on the motherboard besides the CPU fan and get the power from SMPS, get heated up and burnt up. Now & then. I have to replace the wire that is inderted into it. But the point is detoriating and will not last soon. and i might have to repplace my motherboard ultimately. :(

Please help. I don know whats causing it. This problem has started few months ago.

The following snap shows.. Where the problem is on the motherboard.
http://img410.imageshack.us/img410/6339/d945gntlgoq2.th.jpg

The COnfiguration of My Computer is as Follows
CPU - Pentium 3.2GHz HT
Ram - 1 GB Kingston 667 MHz
HDD -
1. 250 GB SATA 1 Seagate
2. 160 GB SATA 1 Seagate
3. 80 GB PATA Segate

Optical drive- Sony DVD RW

Other Device - DLink Lan Card.

OS Installed - Windows Xp PRo SP2

Note - My cabinet is open from both side and is airy. so theres no chace that its not ventilated.
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  1. seen the same thing in a review lately,think it was a gigabyte mobo,same spot same wire,except it was a p35 chipset,,,, i think ?? that they replaced a cappy on the mobo,,can you rma the beast,it is a mobo problem not your fault...:)
  2. rma the beast

    What does it mean ??
  3. Return Material Authorisation

    Basically speaking "Send the motherboard back under warranty if you can"
  4. ^Agreed. But if you modified the board in any form you would have voided the warranty.
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    I have to replace the wire that is inderted into it
  5. I have seen a loose cable do it...but in this case the board must be toast....

    As said see if you can RMA that sucker
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