Custom Built

Forum discussion tagged with Custom Built.
  1. sicklyhare

    Question Strangest Issue when powering a newly built system

    So the system I built for my friend has the strangest issue and I need help figuring out what is wrong with it. After everything is plugged in and powered on I hit the power button to start it up and the cpu fan makes a brief high pitched squeak and then nothing happens. No movement, nothing...
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    Question Custom Pc Build asus Maximus Xiii extreme

    Dear I have problems whit start up of my new custom built, when start up it give fault codes whatch video. Somthimes my pc freeze on load vga in bios. my screens dont tun always on It also crash in windows. Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ROG MAXIMUS XIII EXTREME (LGA1200) CPU : intel core...
  3. EatDemChickens

    [SOLVED] Upgrade from a AMD Ryzen 3 1300x Quad-Core Processor?

    I'm a bit new to computer parts and I built the pc I'm currently using a few years ago. GPU : Radeon RX 580 CPU : AMD Ryzen 4 1300X Quad-Core Motherboard : MSI Krait Gaming x370 RAM : 16gb I felt like my pc was under performing in most games and I want to know if there is anything I could...
  4. kingy9898

    [SOLVED] PC keeps freezing randomly

    Hi, I recently upgraded my CPU, RAM and Motherboard, and since then, my PC has been randomly freezing, which then leads to crashing. It is very random as sometimes it crashes multiple times in one day, to not crashing at all for a few days. The crashes don't seem to be linked to system load and...
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    Question Does anyone know why my computer "hiccups"?

    So I'm not really a dummy with computers but this issue has me stumped and has for quite a while. I'm having a problem with my computer and my friend is also having the same issue. I built both computers. Both have aftermarket heatsinks on the CPU with Arctic MX-4 thermal paste. Both are...
  6. Devileyes

    [SOLVED] Which system do you think is better or more futureproof

    Hi, so i am helping a friend of mine build his first PC. He's on a tight budget so this is the build i could come up with: However, we've also found this on bestbuy...
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    [SOLVED] Custom Built Showing As A Laptop...

    I recently decided that I wanted to make some changes to my computer, which included replacing an hdd (not what the os is on, thats on an ssd) and adding in a new m.2 drive. Before doing anything, I reset my entire pc so it was completely bare bones besides the os. I also made sure the hdd that...
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    [SOLVED] Random stuttering

    Hey all, I don't know that much about PC building just to state and please forgive some ignorance. I have built this PC about a year back and around 2 months ago I started to see some random stutters in any game I play (league of legends, osu!, destiny 2, CODMW, borderlands 3 and so on). I...
  9. [SOLVED] Good build but Bad FPS, whats wrong?

    so this is my boyfriend's build, and he's having FPS drops, his frames are like 70-80 with this build . I have a more entry level build than his and yet have better fps of 145. I'm trying to find a solution and have zero idea why his rig will be underperforming mine. His video card NVidia...
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    Question Building a Gaming PC, need help with some components

    I'm building a gaming PC and want to future proof it so these are the components I am sure about, if there are better suggestions by not exceeding the price a lot, I'm open to them so this is what I've concluded in my system till now. I'll be doing 1080 and 1440 gaming mostly CPU- i7...
  11. J

    [SOLVED] Burning Smell coming from gpu!!!!

    I turned on My Pc This Morning and smell something burning from inside my pc upon further insepection it wwwas coming from my gpu and the gpu fan wasn't working. I took it out and kept on sniffing it to find it was coming from the fan header and I found a lot of dust and a small black ball size...
  12. pavlaras74ever

    sound problem , stops for no reason for 1-2 secs

    Hello i have a problem with my computer. Every 5-10 mins (less or more sometimes) the sound stops for 2-3 secs and then it continues. I can't explain it better. It firstly happened about a month ago while i was playing playeruknown battleground, from then till now it happens when i am listening...
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    power on off button not working

    Power on off button not working
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    Cpu, board RAM N GPU upgrade 30 to 40k

    I have a 450w power supply - 2gb ddr2 RAM - 500GB SATA HArd disc - DVD writer -cabinate- core2 duo E4300 1.8ghz & a motherboard Intel Raisin City DG41RQC....i am looking for a configeration with i7 processor which would be able to play videos at 1080p & modern games compatible
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    Is this i5 6600k pc worth it for £500?

    Here are the specs Im not buying the 980ti as I already own it rest of the specs are sold, basically the whole pc without the 980ti, good deal? Spec is as follows: Zotac AMP Extreme 980ti 6GB DDR5 Graphics Card MSI Mainboard Z170M Mortar, Socket LGA1151 HyperX FURY 120 GB SSD 500gb HDD...
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    A10 7890k+Zotac GTX 950 is not bad combination?

    im having a short funds buying a processor what would be the best processor for Fm2 that i can combine with GTX 950
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    Port mapping/ port forwarding

    I have seen these entries in my modem log, should I be concerned about many entries like the one below: Add port mapping to 61463 to my isp address?
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    Zotac cards build quality

    I recently came across a deal on the Zotac GTX 1080 AMP edition 8GB DDR5 selling at $860. Normal retail price from where I am from is at $1040. That's about $180 difference. Both at brand new. As a form of price calibration, Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 1060 retails at $479 Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX...
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    looking for answer

    someone knows something about the code 30 on msi z97 gaming 5
  20. StupidComputers

    LG G5 Nougat 7.0 Update; Good Idea - Bad Idea

    Have you updated your LG G5 to Nougat 7.0? What do you think? Who is your carrier? I'm with Rogers in Canada h831, don't know whether to risk it...
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    Disable fan warning on desktop video cards

    I assume that all desktop graphics cards with fans have a warning in case the fan dies or is disconnected, but maybe that's not valid. Can this warning be disabled and is it saved between boots? Please list the manufacturer and model number with your answer. Thanks in advance.
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    Im having serious BSOD issues and would like to know what you think.

    I've been having sever BSOD of death issues. Have gotten every failure possible. I ran a memory check, came back fine. All dump files said Kernal issue. When I tried a scandisk, it either caused a BSOD or finished with unknown errors. Updated all drivers, eliminated all unnecessary programs...
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    new 780 never really touched

    hello i just bougt a 780 gtx just like this one.. in the articel they say stock actual ingame core freq goes to 1006 but i can only seem to be getting to 966?? i dont understand i...
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    Laptop keeps beeping when battery is full

    So basically when I plug my charger into my laptop it makes a beep, same when i unplug it, no problem. However whenever it is charging and reaches 100% it starts emitting this beeping sound (the same one as mentioned) it happens very frequently, I'd say around every 10 - 15 seconds. Also my...

    What PSU would you recommend?

    I'm looking to upgrade my power supply soon. Right now im running of a CX430 and im looking for options. I don't really want to go over $100 USD This is about what I have now. I was looking at the HX750i and the AX760i Does anyone know if the link software...
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    Poor performance on GTX 980 from Gigabyte

    My rig: AMD FX 8320 Overclocked at 4.0 GHz (stable, low temps) GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980 G1 GAMING Motherboard GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 PSU Sirtec - High Power Element BRONZE 600W Hard disk WD Blue 1TB SATA-III 7200 RPM 64MB 8 GB DDR3 RAM 60 Hz Monitor 1920x1080 Hello. I recently installed...
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    Campsite Wifi Extenders

    I have a camper down at a campsite. They offer good internet and when you are near the router you get 20Mbps download. But when I am at the camper which is about 500ft away from the router I get really good strength on my iPhone which is 2-3 bars but the speed sucks only about 2Mbps. I was...
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    27" monitor for 1080p?

    Hi I am looking for a new monitor. I have considered many, many options. Here is my part list and build so you know I can run the monitors I am considering. (I AM CANADIAN SO CURRENCIES ARE DIFFERENT). So I am looking to spend preferably less than $350 dollars...
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    Intel Core i7 4790K Lacking???

    Specs: --Windows 7 Ultimate --Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.00ghz --ASRock Motherboard Z97 Extreme 6 --16 GB DDR3 SDRAM G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series PC3-17066 --MSI GeForce GTX 970 DirectX 12 GTX 970 4GD5T OC 4GB 256-Bit GDDR5 --Seagate NAS HDD ST2000VN000 2TB 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s Internal Hard...
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    Thoughts on my PC build Thoughts on my build
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    Taking Part In The 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Beta, Hands-On

    One month before its launch date, DICE released a four-day beta of "Star Wars: Battlefront," with three different mods to wage galactic war. Taking Part In The 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Beta, Hands-On : Read more
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    Is my PSU fan intake too obstructed by my CPU radiator?

    Hello In my mind, I believe that the system is going to be alright. I'm not 100% sure though, as it would appear that quite a large sum of the fan intake is being blocked by the Corsair H80iGT. The PSU is a Corsair HX1000i platinum, and the fan is designed to start running only when the power...
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    New PC Case

    Hey TH Forum, I need a new PC Case and i already have 2 favorites: Fractal Design Define R4 Phanteks Enthoo Pro M I only choose the Pro M because of the window it has.. which one will be better for a long time use and what would be more "useful"? What do you suggest? I have a 80 Euro Budget so...
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    970 980 or 980Ti

    Alright, so I need to choose a GPU that I will be buying around Christmas. I want to run pretty modern games on ultra at 40 - 50Fps average on a 1080p 60Hz display. I'd also be happy to SLI if it will give me a much better performance per dollar. If you need any more info feel free to ask but...
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    Replaced my RAM. Wont show screen. Caps lock just flashes.

    I just replaced my 4GB DDR3 Ram from my HP15 with a DDR3 8GB Ram. It turns on receiving power, but the screen doesnt turn on and my Caps lock button just flashes white.
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    Windows 10 won't see graphic card on laptop, after upgrade.

    Updated my Dell XPS 15 to Windows 10. Graphic card NVidea GT525M, has correct, up-to-date driver. The NVidea control panel allows selection of the card for global setting. Device Manager shows it is working properly, but W10 does not see it. Was working fine until update. Also, Dell...
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    Potenal Build. Have a few questions Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor be quiet! Dark Rock 3 67.8 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler Asus Z97 PRO GAMER ATX LGA1150 Motherboard Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory Samsung 850 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5" Solid...
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    CPU too much TDP for new cooler?

    Im building a machine for my living room just to watch movies, play music and stream tv shows online. I noticed my CPU was getting too high and decided i needed to replace the stock cooler. This mini-itx case is really low profile so i was left with very few options. I bought one of the only...
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    perminatly write protected Lexar flash drive

    I have a 16 GB lexar flash drive that now is always write protected, now when i plug it it it says it has 32 GB of space, for some reason, so i need help on finding a way to get the write protection of of it so i can format it.
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    EVGA Supernova 650W G1 Gold Modular Power Supply

    EVGA Supernova 650W G1 Gold Modular Power Supply ... Recomended ?? How good they are ??