Originally Posted by lhuser
You're talking about voltage regulators. A resistor is way smaller. It is determined by color rings around them. Very small, but I can fix it, but it's harder and not always, will it work.
on a lot of gpu's and motherboards and other computer components the resistors are surface mounted
like theese , usualy either the number denotes the value or the letters ,
colour coded resistors are theese types and are so much larger