Originally Posted by casa69
I looked, and I don't think they're capacitors, they have a "k" in the top, where a capacitor has an "x" in the top of them. No bulging caps that I can see. What are the "k" pieces?
X, K, Y, there's lots of possibilities for vent lines.
Is the K actual scoring of the metal, or just ink?
Read this page if you haven't
and you could search the motherboard model number in the forums at
to see if it has a history of cap trouble.