Tag Archives: chips

Decapping ICs (removing epoxy packaging from chips to expose the dies)

I thought it would be interesting to try decapping some chips. This involves using fuming nitric acid, which also seemed fun, so I thought I would give it a go. The process starts by milling a precise pocket into the IC using my CNC machine. I used carbide tooling to cut the glass fiber/epoxy material. […]

How to make a Motherboard – A GIGABYTE Factory Tour Video

The motherboard in this video are part of the Ultra Durable series. Our current Z170 recommended motherboard from this series is the Z170 UD5 : http://amzn.to/2dlrqAJ Check out our remastered version with a native english speaker : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vWrEmpRX_Q [EN] Xyala and Trouffman explain how to make a motherboard from A to Z. This video shows […]