Sorry, I missed that post. Serendipitously I had to look up the topic a couple of months ago as a power adapter for my Hauppauge HD-PVR failed. Here is an interesting blog article on the issue.I assume so, seeing that I suggested you look up 'capacitor plague' in the first place
In the instance of Sandy Bridge processors, which is what I have in my build, is the video chip not integrated into the CPU?Support chips must also be considered, especially with motherboard video chips, which tend to run quite hot and usually have passive cooling.
(source)Layout idiosyncrasies aside, the Zotac is remarkably well specced, with on-board 802.11n wireless, four USB 3 ports (two rear-mounted and two via a header), and an on-board clear CMOS button. The board also uses high-quality chokes and capacitors for its VRMs, as opposed to the cheap iron core chokes found on the Foxconn.
(source)Zotac has even bothered to use high quality chokes and capacitors in the power circuits of the H67-ITX Wi-Fi