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 Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !