Forum discussion tagged with iBUYPOWER.
  1. linxxln

    Question Daily freezing on my new PC

    Please excuse my ignorance, I am not the most "tech savvy" human I just recently bought a prebuilt IBUYPOWER PC on Black Friday. I have had dozens of freezes since then. I installed two M.2's in it one being brand new and one being from my old laptop. The freezing feels kind of random, the only...
  2. CageyB123

    [SOLVED] Is my CPU hurt? iBuyPower built my PC wrong

    Partial question partial vent! I ordered a PC from iBuyPower about 2 years ago. PC ran fine as far as I could tell (somewhat of a hardware noob) until about a week ago I heard a noise from what sounded like the AIO. I downloaded HWinfo, speed fan, NZXT, and a couple other monitoring programs and...
  3. Z

    [SOLVED] which cooler is a good replacement, computer is overheating often

    Lately after playing most general games, I've noticed performance issues. I finally realized that my computer was constantly hot, and if i were to reset my computer, once it turned back on, it said that it had overheated. Tests showed my computer to idle at 75c , and 97c when gaming. This is a...
  4. SheeshReese

    [SOLVED] Spatium M480 1TB and WD-2TB

    So I recently bought an SSD and a hard drive for my gaming PC. 1.I plug my hard drive into PC and go to look for on under drives but PC doesn’t even recognize that it’s in I’ve rescanned for devices and also unplugged and replugged for different cables that fit, PC doesn’t recognize it. 2...
  5. B

    [SOLVED] iBuyPower BB903 has 2 power modes on the PSU. However, it only runs on the lower setting

    Hey all. Kinda low-key on being a computer enthusiast. I bought the premade BB903 tower from a Best Buy quite a few years ago. I recently made a move and investigating my PC while cleaning and putting it back together I just remembered a functionality I never seemed to get the juice out of. The...
  6. 3rdetti

    Question PC doesn’t work for the same time each week.

    My Specs: i7 11700KF AsRock z590 c/ac Gigabyte 3080 ti T Force 16GB DDR4 1 TB ssd Bought this prebuilt back in November 2021: https://www.bestbuy.com/site/ibuypower-trace-mr-gaming-desktop-intel-i7-11700kf-16gb-memory-nvidia-geforce-rtx-3080ti-12gb-1tb-nvme-ssd/6472354.p?skuId=6472354 It...
  7. D

    [SOLVED] Either prebuilt good?

    I've been needing to up grade my pc for a long time (current have a 970 and i5 4690k). I was going to build one myself. Building isn't a problem for me. But when I started looking for parts covid hit. Then the shortage started been trying to get a gpu all that time and have been unlucky and not...
  8. Dragoshi

    Question Help Installing new Cooling System

    Hello, I'm having some problems with the cooling system that came with my iBuyPower PC. It's a Gaming ELIBG101, and the specs are as following: Case: iBUYPOWER Element PRO ARGB Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-9700F Processor (8x 3.00GHz/12MB L3 Cache) Motherboard: ASRock B365M IB-R Memory: 16GB...
  9. roadie111

    [SOLVED] New Liquid Cooled ibuypower PC overheated 3 times in a row after startup, working now, any damage? Should I return it back to best buy for a new one?

    Just the other day I picked up an ibuypower Pre-built PC from best buy, it has an i7-11700KF & a RTX 3070 both are liquid cooled with the plastic tubing, idk much about liquid cooling. Anyways I'm very detailed and I followed the Start up instructions slowly and perfectly so I wouldn't mess...
  10. moooshrooms

    [SOLVED] is this pc good?

    i’m currently looking for a budget prebuilt pc because building a pc is not an option right now, the pc i’m looking at for now is a “ibuypower arcb 108av2 gaming desktop computer” but i’m a little concerned about how it’ll run the games i play. that being said, does anybody know how these games...
  11. Sbraggia7

    [SOLVED] control ibuypower chassis fans

    How the hell do I control my ibuypower chassis fans?! I downloaded AI Suite 3 and it doesn't detect anything but my cpu fan, as well as the BIOS settings, but they are all running. I'm so confused. HELPPP PLEASE!!
  12. J

    [SOLVED] PSU Issue?

    Hi All, I couple weeks ago I purchased an Ibuypower PC (I regret this decision now) and early this morning, around 1AM, I woke up to a strong burning smell and noticed smoke coming from the computer. I immediately unplugged everything and let the computer sit for a bit. After plugging it back...
  13. Q

    [SOLVED] Power Supply? PSU vs GPU System Crashing Issue.

    I am having an issue with my pc, looking for recommendations. I originally purchased an "IBUYPOWER" pc from best buy about a year ago, i7 8700k / rtx 2080 gigabyte edition (aorus) / power supply 650 bronze 80 gigabyte I believe it is. the computer has run great for a long period of time then it...
  14. D

    [SOLVED] What is going on? Brand new ibuypower...

    I dont know what is going on. bought a new ibuypower amd 3700x, asrock b450m-ibw i think its custom with custom firmware 1.50, 16 g of adata 2666, dont know what the power suppy is but i know it works. gtx 1660 ti g card. cant run ANY game above 30-50 fps, mouse jumps all over the screen at...
  15. DarkEmperor

    Question IBUYPOWER PC

    I bought a IBUYPOWER PC from Amazon. Before i turned it on for the first time, i changed the ram to 32GB. The problem is; my computer keeps freezing for a few seconds a couple of times a day, whether i'm playing a game, or watching videos on YouTube, Netflix, etc.. I checked the BIOS and its...
  16. TechGeekGamer

    Question Rate my build and can I run 3200 mhz ram on this motherboard?

    My build: https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/23394823 Sorry I am a noob at computer hardware and was wondering if I can even run my ram at 3200 mhz on this for gaming because it doesnt give me 3200 option in UEFI. Max option it gives is 2666mhz so I was wondering if it caps at that because...
  17. Matthew Smothers

    [SOLVED] BIOS showing on wrong monitor ?

    I have IBuyPowerBB930 the graphics card has 3 ports, a DVI, a HDMI, and a DisplayPort I am using all 3 ports for monitors, I want the bios to show up on the DisplayPort but it only shows up on the HDMI, the motherboard is a ASUS you can view my PC's info here (https://urlzs.com/iZh7h) or look...
  18. C

    Question Very High Temps During i9 9900KF Benchmarking

    Hi Everyone, So very recently I bought a one month old IBuyPower build off of Craigslist. -AsRock Phantom Gaming 4 -i9 9900k Cache Speed 4.5 Ghz BCLK Speed 100 Mhz Core Ratio 50 Cache Ratio 45 FCLK 800Mhz -2080 ti (I did have not changed any settings at this point...
  19. xxthomas94

    [SOLVED] Prebuilt

    I was thinking about building a pc but kinda decided not to because I don't have anywhere to build it. Any thoughts on prebuilt vs building it... Going to mostly play Minecraft and BL3... SkyTech Blaze II Gaming Computer PC Desktop - Ryzen 5 2600 6-Core 3.4 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 TI...
  20. T

    I need help about my motherboard

    Hello I have question. I'm going to buy a Oculus rift and I'm wondering can I use pcie USB 3.0. my motherboard is MSI H81M-p33. I don't know if it is 1x 1.0 or 1x 2.0. or just buy USB hub that will work with Oculus ?
  21. A

    cpu cooler pc

    hello please i need to ask you i try to open pc without cpu cooler cause the cooler is broken and it works but just for 1 mn and then turn off and now i try to open it just to test but the screen is black !!!! how can i know if my cpu is damaged or not please ????? it s safe or not !! and...
  22. G

    Big Apple TV Update Delivers Better HDR and Sports Galore

    The Apple TV 4K will now match your content to the best HDR option and provide live scores for games airing on ESPN. Big Apple TV Update Delivers Better HDR and Sports Galore : Read more
  23. D

    Is my mobo dead?

    So I have an 8 year old PC that has worked fine the last years. Howver this week something weird happened. No signal and no POST. So I tried a variaty of things: reseating GPU, using onboard graphics, reseating RAM, removing all RAM (no beeps), removing CMOS battery, CMOS jumper. However I did...
  24. P

    R9 280 with Corsair Cx500

    my specs, intel i5 3330 3.0Ghz gigabyte r9 280 ram 8gb (4x2) hdd 2x2Tb mobo gigabyte h61m-s2p samsung led tv monitor 22 inches can my cx500 handle those? i recently bought the r9 280 and not displaying on my monitor, when i tried onboard vga the display shows.. any idea?
  25. F

    No internet connection

    Just got an Asus 970 pro gaming aura used the included disc for drivers no internet connection I got the drivers right from Asus website and still have the same problem I'm running Windows 7 64 bit my lan port is enabled thru the bios
  26. C

    Is M.2 here to stay or 4 gen from now will have nothing to do with it

    So i brought a 256gb m.2 ssd nvme, and spent 100$ but already out of space but luckily i still have my 1tb hdd its full now but i still have it from my previous laptop (m6500), well i had a few 2.5in drives but my new (7710) can only fit one and now been replaced by 2 m.2 slots, with one left...
  27. M

    X BOX 1 Ethernet Ethernet won't read router / motam no more.

    I been hooked up for several months with Ethernet cable to my x box 1. All sudden it won't read it even recognize the Motem or router. It works fine witless but not with Ethernet cable! Any one have any idea how to solve this problem?
  28. L

    PC Build for about £500-£800

    Hi Just looking for a modest PC build. Main games are going to be quite demanding, so need a powerful machine.
  29. S

    AC adapter input voltage

    I bought laptop in USA. Will it work in India for 220 Volt input valtage?
  30. G

    My GPU died, has it killed my Motherboard too?

    My computers been having some issues. About two weeks ago, my cheap cases built in fan controller melted, letting out lots of smoke. I didn't think it did any damage to my computer, since it wasnt really connected, so I just moved all the fans over to my motherboards controller and left it...
  31. J

    Asus RX 480 8GB

    About to purchase this as my AMD Radeon 6950 wont play Battlegrounds, ive overclocked my CPU (i7 2600k) to 4.5GHZ so now need a GPU to help it out. This is the one im about to buy I just wodnered if anyone knows what Dual OC means I understand its overclocked but why the dual? Just curious and...
  32. G

    Where can i get a cable like this?

    Hey guys im trying to get better looking cables for my PC, im looking for something like this in either black or red. does anyone know where i can find something close to this? thanks
  33. W

    Need some advice in home NAS/Server build parts

    Hi guys, The idea of a home server or NAS is banging on my head since last month, so I did some research and I need a bit of advice in the parts and in a couple of questions. First the questions: -I have 300 Mbps with Vodafone on my optic fiber, but all my switches, my PC and cables are all...
  34. B

    Don't Know what's wrong

    So my brother moved in with me and his computer was not handled politely at all when it was shipped. The case was cracked and there were packing peanuts everywhere. Almost all the parts work. His PSU worked fine when I connected it to my parts, ditto for the RAM and GPU. When we tried booting...
  35. B

    Ingame CPU clockspeed monitoring

    How to monitor,IN-GAME,cpu clock speed?Mine is i7-4790.Thx
  36. G

    Upgrading to a new motherboard help

    hello. so I'm going to build my first PC based on broadwell-e chips. I saw that skylake-x will be based on LGA-2066 socket and I was wondering something. Lets say I get an asus deluxe ii and when the new skylake chips come out lets say I buy a new motherboard. What are some tips I need to know...
  37. N

    Best 2-In-1 Budget Laptop 2016?

    (What it says in the title) Max $200. I am in the USA. I want it to be foldable and touchscreen. I will use it for the web and docs, and would like it to be Windows 10 if possible. So far this is the one I have found from Techradar: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2. Thanks!
  38. L

    Can i add dedicated graphic card if i have Integrated/On-Board Graphics

    i have Integrated/On-Board Graphic AMD Radeon HD 8470D
  39. A

    Question about the Clock in GTX Strix 1070 OC Edition

    Hi guys. I have a question for you. Why my 1070 GTX Strix OC Edition in the program TweakII tells me that the Clock is "OC Mode - GPU Boost Clock: 1855 MHz" and the specifications of the ASUS website says it is 1860Mhz here is my picture. https://puu.sh/rTtXg/4687498bd7.png...
  40. L

    Looking for some help pls

    Hey guys. So been trying all day and for the life of me can not figure it out. I have a everything wired up to amp. I have hdmi going from amp to the tv. And then another hdmi going from my movie box to tv also. But its not working. I assume i need to run a spdif 3.5mm jack from movie box to amp...