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Asus P5KC Broken pin pci-e x16

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March 20, 2011 7:04:46 AM

Hello i have p5kc and it have broken pin at pci-e x16 (blue one) i currently have gfx in pci-e x16 electrical x4 (black) but i don't get much fps at games. Is possble to fix this pci-e slot or replace just this part ? or will also work with some pci-e x16 electrical x4 to electrical x16 ? i have ATI 5850 and LC Metatron Arkangel 850W
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March 20, 2011 11:57:44 AM

Everything is possible! Can you replace the slot or pin yourself or through a friend? If not then getting a replacement board would probably be cheaper.
March 20, 2011 12:21:45 PM

How are pins soldered ? normaly ? maybe you have any pic of it ?
And where to buy another slot/socket on alibaba is minimum order 2000 sets
on dealextreme and dhgate they sell pci-e x16 extenders for 5$ will be this ok to unsolder it and solder to mobo ? it have to be 164 pins right ?
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March 20, 2011 12:52:20 PM

I saw on old mobo have AGP socket and is easy to unsolder and solder is pci-e same soldered ? if it this is easy just a lot hand work to do :)  164 pins do you maybe know where to buy just pci-e ? i haven't found any dead/broken mobo for cheap
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March 20, 2011 1:02:13 PM

They are soldered the same way! That is the problem getting a hold of the spare parts!
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