Dell M5030 needs reflow when u hear 7 beeps

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by LatinMcG, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    apparently thsi is the latest model (DDR3) that needs reflow a lot due to people not cleaning heatsink every 2 months.

    i just reflowed 2 of these laptops and they are working again.

    (this post is to confirm reflow needed for someones "7 beep" search for M5030)
     
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  3. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    yeah im able to fix M5030 on bottom base without taking mobo out :p heat 285 for 2 mins or less.

    sometimes the board warps and makes gpu balling mess.. reball time