Forum discussion tagged with Homebuilt.
  1. mavie

    [SOLVED] PC won't boot at home and uncle's home but works on shop.

    I have this PC for 6 and a half months now. After I wake up, the PC suddenly stops working. It was working last night and closed it properly. The way my PC behaves is: The motherboard and the GPU lights up as normal when I switch my PSU to on but it doesn't do anything when I clicked the power...
  2. CamaroIV

    [SOLVED] PC won’t start at all. Green Motherboard light is on.

    Hello all! I usually search around here and find solutions to my own problems. This time I have a problem I cannot figure out. My personal custom PC I built had a hiccup today. I went to turn it on just like any other day and when I pressed the case power switch all of the lights lit up as...
  3. StupidComputers

    [SOLVED] 1090t hot idle, components toss up

    Hi, I'm throwing together a basic system for my mom, ms word, firefox, maybe some picture and very maybe some video editing. Right now the cpu and cooler are on the gigabyte motherboard using igpu and idling at 38c in bios, cpu fan 400-500 of 1300rpm max, which seems hot to me and the fans seem...
  4. M

    Question RAM question

    What I have is an Asus, B350M mobo with an AMD 1600 processor, The mobo states it can support up to 3000 or 3200mhz (O.C.) The question is what kind of RAM I should buy, for instance can I buy RAM labeled as 3200mhz or do I need to buy 2666 mhz and OC it? It's been a long time since I did a...
  5. T

    Question Blackscreen on booting and bluescreen on waking from sleep mode

    Hey everybody, a few weeks ago I reinstalled Windows 10 because it got pretty slow over time. Instead of formatting the drive I just let Windows 10 reinstall itself so that I don't have to back up all my files and stuff. Since the re-installation I have some issues: 1. When I start the PC it...
  6. D

    Question HDMI lag in games

    So i got a new monitor- 27" curved Samsung c27f390fhu, and when i connect it with HDMI it lags in games.I get 10fps max.Apart from games it looks like its works fine. On my other older monitor i used VGA.What could it be?
  7. A

    [SOLVED] Random Freezes

    I've been working on this for a while now so if I forget to list everything I've tried, forgive me. For the last two months my computer has randomly frozen, occasionally making a loud buzzing noise, and will only un-freeze with a hard reboot. The timing roughly coincided with a move to a new...
  8. Niconsky

    Question Low fps or High that feels low (I'm thinking about drivers)

    My specs: MOBO: MSI Z97 gaming 3 CPU: Intel i5 4440 3.1 GHz (My cpu benchmark: https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Core+i5-4440+@+3.10GHz&id=2017) RAM: 8(4x2) Gb DDR3 GPU: GTX 1070 MSI (Armor Edition) Cable GPU to Monitor: DisplayPort SSD: 120 Gb kingston HDD1: 1 Tb 7200 rpm HDD2...
  9. C

    Question PC wont turn on unless I take out the power supply and put it back in

    for the past 2 weeks, my PC is not turning on unless I take out the power supply and plug it back in, and then take out the cord and plug it back in. Anyone know a fix???
  10. P

    Question My Window services is using 4G of 16G installed. What would happen to my system if I only had 4G installed memory.

    Dell i7/7, 16G DDR4/2400 Windows 10 (updated) Pro. Task manager Performance shoving usage fairly level at 4G.
  11. T

    Question Asus Dr. Debug code ‘n’

    I have an old Asus Z77 Extreme that I am trying to use as a file server. When I turn the machine on the power light on the front flashes and the dr. debug code display flashes the letter n. I have looked through a bunch lists of dr. debug codes and none of them show this code. I have checked...
  12. H

    [SOLVED] Computer wont post with my gpu installed anymore

    Hi guys. So a few days ago I started a game on my pc and left for a moment to get some food, but when I came back my pc had been turned off. I tried to boot it back on but it didn't even post or give any sort of signal. I heard a crackling noise and got a smell of ozone so I pulled the power...
  13. P

    Question How to resolve error 0x80070424?

    I can't seem to check for update and install apps
  14. daniel.avital62

    Question HELP PLEASE My Monitor is 144 Hz, but doesn't let me go to 144 Hz

    https://www.amazon.com/Acer-GN246HL-Bbid-24-Inch-Display-x/dp/B00KO4518I That's my monitor ^^ So basically I would go to NVIDIA Control panel after right clicking my desktop, it will not let me change refresh rate above 60Hz, so I made a custom res, and I made it 144 then my monitor says no...
  15. G

    Question games wont use my 1060 after testing IGPU 8600k

    sold my card so will need to run the on board gpu until my new card arrives. Just switched it over in the bios to use the IGPU which worked fine. i then changed it back to PCI E and booted. gpuz is showing my gpu as the 1060 but when i try to play FH4 im getting like 6 fps. usually get 80+ any...
  16. M

    Question Getting a Sapphire nitro RX 580 8GB at a great deal. Will it support my existing hardware?

    Hey Guys, I am planning to get a Sapphire nitro RX 580 8GB DDR5 at a great deal for around $150. GPU is used for 6 months. My PC Build details are as below. Please let me know if this card will be compatible with my PC. AMD A10 7850K Gigabyte F2A88XM-D3H 16GB RAM 500W Thunder Cooler Master PSU
  17. M

    Question Installing intake fans

    I am looking to install some intake fans at the front of PC Case, but have a few questions I need to ask. I have a push/pull AiO liquid cooling for my build that is mounted at the back as the exhaust. I have no intake fans and this is causing negative airflow and making my PC gather dust quite...
  18. Mo.R

    Question Ryzen 2600 with gtx 1060

    Is Ryzen 2600 a good match with the gtx 1060/ti. Or are there any amd cpus which are a better match. Thanks
  19. Sagar_20

    Question Possibility of adding a SSD in a Dell SFF PC

    Is it possible to install a ssd in a SFF PC without sacrificing the HDD and DVD drive? If yes, how can i do it?
  20. E

    Question worth upgrading from i5-4690K to i5-8600K or 9600K

    Looking to upgrade my CPU and a few other components, was wondering whether to go for the 8600k or 9600k Specs: CPU: i5-4690k GPU: MSI GTX 1070 Ti RAM: 16gb HyperX fury 1600mhz Mobo: MSI gaming 5
  21. H

    [SOLVED] Netgear nighthawk d7000v2 slow speed

    Hi I'm currently having issues with the netgear nighthawk d7000v2 and was hoping someone may have a solution. I've recently upgraded my router to the netgear from a ISP provided technicolor, as the WiFi wasn't great, my speed test on the technicolor was hitting 450mbps wired using a Cat6...
  22. M

    Question PC won't start even though LEDs and Fans work

    My computer froze today after I went AFK for an hour or so, and I had to manually switch it off holding the power button on case. After doing so, tried rebooting and PC won't start up even though CPU fan, Gfx card fan and other fans and LED lights work. The motherboard is showing ez-debug red...
  23. otsuu

    [SOLVED] Clean Install Win10 from Usb Stuck at Getting Ready

    Hi, guys I have an odd problem trying clean install win10. Been trying for 6x times and it is either stuck at getting ready or stuck in endless winlogo loop. ++++++++++ Mobo: GA B85M DS3H A Processor: Intel i3-4150 C HDD: WDC WD5000AAKS +++++++++ Before me attempting to clean install it was...
  24. Buddimal

    Question Is a ryzen3 - 2200G is powerful enough to handle a gtx 1660 ?

    Want to know if the ryzen 3- 2200G can bottleneck the gtx 1060 or a gtx 1660 6GB versions .
  25. hcruL7

    [SOLVED] Is my PSU dying, or is it my GPU?

    Hi all, For the past year or so, I had an issue where when playing intensive games, my monitor would go black (not turning off), my keyboard/mouse becomes unresponsive (num lock light wouldn't come on/off when pressed, & dpi light on mouse won't change when dpi button is pressed) and my sound...
  26. PrinceTexasLoaf

    redcat Volcano epx engine swap

    Hi, I have a redcat volcano epx (2017 model) here is the link to it : https://www.amazon.com/Redcat-Racing-Volcano-Electric-Silver/dp/B00CEP8YN4/ref=pd_bxgy_21_2/141-1373819-4650634?_ and I'm not very satisfied with the torque it delivers and I was wondering what brushed (maybe brushless If I...
  27. S

    Question Gigabyte Aero 15-x9 vs Acer Triton 500?

    I will be entering college as a computer engineer in 6 months, and I am sadly leaving my desktop behind in favor of a laptop. I want something that I will be able to game on, hence the two gaming laptops, but I am not sure which one to choose. I am looking at the RTX 2070/8760H version of the...
  28. A

    Question My GPU is over heating

    So im having a problem with my RTX 2060 when it gets to hot (87c) the GPU fan makes this weird buzzing noise so i decided to get a few new case fans thinking that should fix the issue. well sure enough it did nothing my GPU still gets up to the mid to high 80's even after one game of PUBG after...
  29. J

    Question New computer build, crashes while playing Fortnite

    I built a new pc the first of the year. It ran fine for a couple of weeks but now I am getting blue screens / restarts when my computer is gaming. This seems to only happen under heavier loads, like playing Fortnite. I can run my computer all day or play something like Civ VI and I don't have...
  30. C

    Question 2 case fans but one mobo header

    Building a new pc, super excited but ran into small problem. My case is a NZXT H500, and has 2 case fans (both 3 pin). I also ordered 2 extra intake fans for the front, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0046U6DTC/?tag=pcpapi-20 (somone said they have .35 amp but i can't find that in the specs) The...
  31. S

    Question 2 different ram sticks

    I have two different ram sticks with different frequencies. As of right now I have 16gb DDR4@ 2400 MHz in my system. I was wondering if I could also add an 8gb DDR4 @ 2133Mhz in my system.
  32. daxmashburn

    Question Can I buy win10 from this site?

    I saw a 14 dollar windows 10 key on g2deal.co Is this site legit? Would it be safe to give to best buy to put on my new mobo?
  33. R

    [SOLVED] Im thinking i have a bad motherboard..

    So guys i have an processor AMD athlon 64 x2 5600+ 2.8ghz 8gb RAM 64x operating system and i want to buy myself an gtx 1060 3gb but i had a motherboard named Veriton m421g will it work with that motherboard and will a game called Metro exodus run smooth or not and If not will You recommend me a...
  34. I

    Question NAS build for small office

    Hey guys, Need to build a shared drive for data access by roughly 40-50, not too bothered by data loss My best bet is a NAS system running freenas. Im fairly decent at building systems though never have done a NAS before Couple of quick queries Is there a better alternative to drive share...
  35. K

    [SOLVED] Considering an upgrade, but "overwhelmed" by all the options!

    So... I bought by current computer in 2012, but did a partial upgrade about 2 years ago, changing my GPU from a Radeon HD7950 to a GTX 1060 6GB, and replacing my PSU with one that has both more power and better quality. Now, I am considering another partial upgrade of my CPU+MoBo+RAM. After...
  36. S

    Question Does anyone own an Rtx 2080ti without coil whine?

    I have now tested 4 ASUS STRIX 2080ti in hope of finding one without coil whine. They all have it, also in the 60-80 FPS range, and it’s driving me nuts as I’m trying to build a very silent pc. My PSU is a new Corsair HX850i which ought to be of good enough quality. Is it even possible to get...
  37. J

    Question Is there any way to use a lga 1366 aio on an am4 motherboard?

    I have an old lga 1366 cup cooler (aio) and a new am4 motherboard, how can I use this cooler on the motherboard?
  38. N

    Question Problem with DVI and displayport

    Hey everyone, Me being the numpty that I am, I decidd to buy a used Rx Vega 64 without verifying whether or not my monitor...