P5N-D 2nd PCIe Slot fried? need advise, pics inside Tags: Motherboards Power Supplies Last response: May 31, 2012 10:11 AM in Motherboards Share polymesh May 17, 2012 11:07:13 PM hi all i was using 2x 9600gt sli one day around 1 year ago my 2nd card stopped working i thought i came from the stock power supply, which i have switched... today i was cleaning my pc in bright sunlight and noticed something which didnt seem right at all. look at the pic, the golden stuff.. http://sdrv.ms/KludQ9 my guess is that not only was the 9600gt destroyed but the 2nd PCI slot too. but im not sure, thats why i ask here... im goin to buy a new gfx card and was planing to use the 2nd PCI for physx and display. also could it be that my board will die soon? here is another pic were a chip close to memory is infected with this... http://sdrv.ms/JWgbqV anyone know whats up? More about : p5n 2nd pcie slot fried advise pics inside _zxzxzx_ a b V Motherboard May 18, 2012 2:50:45 AM Not quite sure what the problem is but that certainly does look unusual... polymesh May 31, 2012 10:11:40 AM yeah i thought so too.. ive orderd a new card today.. im not sure if i even should try to insert the old card in the slot new card supports 5 displays, i only need 4 and currently i dont play any physx games so i can save the power for now still curious whats up with it.. maybe its a crying motherboard xD Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumP5N-D , 5 RMA's later, no post still ForumWeird dots and stripes all over desctop ( pics inside ) Forum$1300-$1500 New PC Build Advice Needed-($25 BONUS INSIDE ) ForumAsus P5N-D 275GTX SLI compatible? ForumPics of G80? ForumFirst time builder--Noob questions inside ForumNeed help choosing the right motherboard ForumDiary of a 1st build build by 11 year old (Stage 3 New Pics ) ForumFinally took pics of my new system, need feedback. ForumKindly advise on build for CS 5 + Vegas 9 ForumBuilding the PC - A few Questions and Pics Forum101 degrees - auwie ForumTaking the plunge, please advise me. Forum" fried " CPU. Is this possible? ForumNeed help for upgrading my current Graphics Card ForumXFX nForce 680i LT - No Posts no display no bootup. ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 ForumWill plugging in a (Possibly) fried graphics card ruin a motherboard? ForumNeed help with Z77 Extreme4 Forum[Solved] P9X79 Pro Need memory suggestion More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !