what would cause the D21 diode to blow (go bad)?

by Guest17532853  |  9 years, 5 month(s) ago

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I went to power up my system and all the lights were red indicating a bad CPU. I took off the CPU clean it off and add Actic Silver to the heat sink and put everything back together. Turned it back on and not only the 4 lights redd but the D21 (I suspect a diode) starting smoking.

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