[olug] OT: eMachines PITA

aric at omahax.com aric at omahax.com
Fri Jan 22 02:41:09 UTC 2010

I concur.  Power supplies often take the system with it when they go.  This
is why spaz when people buy $50 case/PSU combos....  I am glad most of the
reputable online vendors have gotten away from selling complete garbage

Hit me up off list, I can probably scrounge up stuff to get it working.

> +1
> I've seen it too many times to count.
> From a hardware quality POV eMachines are some of the biggest pieces of
> crap around.
> BTW bulging and leaking capacitors are an ongoing issue.  I see it more
> frequently with the cheaper Taiwan-based mfgrs than some of the more
> expensive brands.
> On 1/21/2010 7:48 PM, Eric Lusk wrote:
>> Would not be surprising if the PSU killed the motherboard.  Check the
>> capacitors on the board to see if any of them are bulging/leaking (a
>> big problem across multiple manufacturers for a while).
> --
> Phil Brutsche
> phil at brutsche.us
> _______________________________________________
> OLUG mailing list
> OLUG at olug.org
> https://lists.olug.org/mailman/listinfo/olug

More information about the OLUG mailing list