Forum discussion tagged with mods.
  1. stefanpng

    Question Has anyone ever soldered an additional fan header?

    I'm re-homing an HP Elitedesk 800 G1 sff into a new case, but it only has one CPU fan header and no chassis fan headers. However, under closer inspection there is one spot for a chassis fan header on the motherboard, but it doesn't actually have the header installed, just bare pads. photos...
  2. Saithies2

    Discussion HP TG01 Power Supply Upgrade WIP

    So I got the HP TG01-2003W gaming computer pretty cheap. It games nicely but basically locks you out of any meaningful upgrades besides ram and storage space. Since other HPs have proprietary connectors that are overcome by an adapter cable like this one...
  3. F

    Question I'm stuck in an endless loading screen ?

    [Moderator edit: moved post to PC Gaming. More applicable.] I started a new game in Mass Effect 3 Legendary Edition. The game was fine until I tried to go to Eden Prime to recruit Javik. After selecting my squad, it went to an endless loading screen. I tried going to other missions. All of...
  4. V

    [SOLVED] What's basic principle behind making mods?

    Lately I have been playing some old games, I love the gameplay and story line. I am not a game developer but was thinking of using my 3D skills to make the graphics of the game better. But as I said I'm not a game developer so I need help. I don't want to do much, just higher poly models, and...
  5. Lucas.C.B.M

    [SOLVED] Would it be possible to mod a Cooler Master H100 to fit a mATX motherboard?

    I am keen on building a cheapish small form factor PC and I recently purchased an ASUS PRIME B450M-K because I got a good deal on a refurbished model and I was wondering whether there was any way I could fit it in an H100 or any other ITX case.
  6. Deekerr16


    Hello all, I have a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 R5 (rev. 1.0) with the F2 BIOS and I would like to have NVME support. Firstly, if there are any already-made modded BIOS' out there could you share them with me please? If not, I was hoping for some guidance on how to get into this myself. The...
  7. Shaun_6

    [SOLVED] Add pistols to the BF4 campaign? Mods?

    Hi everyone. Just wondering if anyone had figured out a way to add pistols to the Battlefield 4 Campaign. I hear you can create a user config file but i can only find scripts for unlimited ammo and health. Also apparently Dice never released any modding tools for the frostbite engine. I was...
  8. Touche5963

    [SOLVED] Can I build a pc using a gamecube shell?

    HI, This is my first time posting, I saw this video where a guy put a PC in a game cube shell and wondered if it would really be that difficult. I was initially going to attempt following along with what he did but have had trouble finding a tiny intake fan and power switch cables i could...
  9. J

    [SOLVED] What is a good pc build for heavily modding that’s around 800$

    I am building my very first pc and I want to be able to heavily mod and have a ENB for games like Fallout new Vegas. Does anybody know a good computer build that is around 800$-900$?
  10. J

    [SOLVED] First Build Ever: Minimum for Modded Fallout 4 / Skyrim

    I'm looking to build a PC after falling in love with the very limited mods on console for Fallout 4 and Skyrim. I have no experience with hardware though, and am worried about overspending. I want to be able to mod Fallout 4 or Skyrim with a large number of new content type mods. Mods that...
  11. Theoderic321

    [SOLVED] Mod load order

    I have about 30 mods installed for Skyrim:SE and they all seem to be working just fine, but I see people talking about "load orders" and I dont know what that is. Im kinda new to modding so can someone tell me whats so importaint about them? and how do I sort my own mod list to have a good load...
  12. Gresho

    [SOLVED] Can my system run modded Skyrim SE?

    I recently bought Skyrim special edition on my Pc and I’m planning to download some graphics mods. Around 10 of them. Can my system run them and at what FPS? I have a: GTX 1050 2gb 16gb ram Intel i5 84000 Air cooling (That’s all the important components)
  13. T

    [SOLVED] MotherBoard for PC

    Hey my pc specs are Asus TURBO-GTX1080TI-11G Corsair CX750M 80 PLUS Bronze Intel Core i7-8700K Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO 16GB NZXT Kraken X62 Corsair Crystal Series 570X RGB Mirror Black Tempered Glass Samsung 860 EVO SATA III M.2 SSD 500GB, and my motherboard is the help that I need to decide...
  14. H

    Case fans loud

    I have recently purchased a Corsair AF140 quiet edition and an AF120 quiet edition for my NZXT s340 elite. However, I have noticed that the fans are really loud and annoying even when I'm just browsing the internet. Is there a way I can lower the rpm of my fans to make it run quieter? I tried to...
  15. E

    Capslock and the key above tab (left side of '1') not working

    So recently the caps button and the key above the tab button (left side of 1) is not working, i dunno what to do so I came here again. I usually just google things when it's broken but this time none of what ive seen has fixed it. Hope you guys can help me :) CAPS and the key above tab is...
  16. Johnny Shalos

    PC shut down automatically

    I have i7-8700k, maximus x hero, 16gb ram, strix 1080ti, 750w psu. My pc sometimes shut down automatically when i played games anyone knows what cause it ? I have never overclock, and i dont have any blue screens... Sometimes the problem is different, my pc shut down and then turn on...
  17. L

    Monitor flickering while gaming

    aoc e2228swn monitor with only vga port which connect to my gpu(asus gtx 1050ti 4gb) with vga to dport adapter. Ram 2x4 ddr3 , i5 2400 psu 500w. While playing games it starts flickering and gets worse it went blackout . Tried forza 3 apex and dota 2.... Faced the same problem..... What could...
  18. J

    Any upgrade for this build?

    CPU: AMD FX-8320E Motherboard: GA-970A-DS3P Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury Blue DDR3-1600 Case: Thermaltake V3 Black Edition Power Supply: Seasonic S12II 620W 80+ Bronze Storage: WD - Caviar Black 1TB Video Card: GTX 960 FTW 4GB
  19. H

    PC build 2017

    I am looking for a PC build with a budget of £350 but am willing to go over budget at a maximum of £380. So if someone could help me out as I have no idea on thing such as these.
  20. S

    Problem installing windows

    I just built a pc. When installing windows, i got the error "Computer's hardware may not support booting to this disk". Then when i clicked next i got the error we couldn't create a new partition. So i looked for help and found a tutorial...
  21. K

    Nervous about updating my bios

    I am upgrading my cpu and I will need to update my bios to its most recent version, but I am nervous about bricking my pc, any things to look out for or tips?
  22. Worm20

    GTX 980 SLI or GTX 1070/1080?

    I currently have a GTX 980, and am looking for an upgrade. The rest of my specs can be found at the bottom. Basically I want to know if it would be better to sell my 980 to get a 1070 or 1080, or just get a second 980. My current monitor is 1440p @ 165hz so I think the extra power would go to...
  23. J

    FX-8350 performance is all over

    Build: AMD FX-8350 Asus 970 Pro EVGA GTX 1070 Corsair H100i v2 Thermaltake 650W smart So I just put my computer back together and I have been experiencing some really fluctuating stats about my CPU speed. I have CPU-Z open right now and it is at ~1.05V and at 1.5ghz. When I boot the computer it...
  24. S

    SSD+HDD in laptop or only SSD , which is better ?

    I have ordered Acer ES1-521 laptop, to use as a backup PC For the following purposes 1).To store movies/browse internet without using my main PC. 2).Download Torrents The laptop comes with 1TB hard disk, I have ordered a Sasmung 250 GB 850EVO to use in the laptop. Should I use the 1 TB hard...
  25. L

    Ram Frequency Question

    So recently bought some ddr3 ram the other day and its the g skill 8gb 4x2 1600mhz i loaded xmp profile 1.2 and its getting clocked at 800-900mhz is it because 800+800= 1600mhz? Im new to this btw
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    Graphics box on screen upon awakening on new Asus 752 laptop

    I have a new Asus 752vy laptop. Upon opening the lid from sleep state, there is a square box, around 2" by 2" in the middle of the screen. It contains a sort of static hashed bit of graphics. It's hard to really describe it. It only flashes on the screen momentarily. There does not appear...
  27. N

    Gaming build help

    I know this build isn't a powerhouse. However I am not sure if it will work for the level of gaming I do. I'm not looking to run everything at extreme graphics. However I do need it to be able to run the latest games. I have a processor and 16 gb memory from my current build to transfer over...
  28. T

    Z77 ASrock Extreme 6 and 2400 Mhz memory

    Hello Tom's hardware community, I've built my rig aprox 3 years ago, and the best memmory was avaibiable or I could afford back then was a 1600 Mhz speed. I am planning on upgrading the RAM but I'm not sure now will it work on this motherboard. I've looked on the ASrock's page memmory support...
  29. R

    WD Passport drive not connecting to new laptop at all. Works on old laptop.

    Old laptop specs: Windows 7, absolutely terrible everything else New laptop specs: Windows 10, i7 quad core, high end stuff On my old laptop the thing plugs in shows up on My computer, Device manager, everything. And I can manage all the files just fine. On the new laptop using the same cable...
  30. S

    HELP XFX HD 7950 in Crossfire getting strange flickering

    hi everyone I play world of warcraft and when I log in and sometimes in game I get weird flickering with of colors in my screen my rig CPU: AMD FX-8350 stock speed with no power saver mode on so it stays @4ghz Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 Video cards : XFX AMD Radeon HD 7950 Double D x2...
  31. M

    whitch one of these 2 builds are the best for gaming?

    build number 1 cpu: Intel Core i5 4690K Turbo 4.2GHz card : nVidia GeForce GTX970 4GB OC RAM: 16GB DDR3 1600MHz hard drive (SSD): Crucial BX100 - 250GB + 1tb blue WD mobo: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3 water cooling: CoolerMaster Seidon 120V power: Cooler Master G750M, 750W - Modular case: NZXT Source...
  32. K

    Computer freezes with no BSOD

    My computer has randomly started to freeze up with no BSOD. Literally the screen just freezes and the mouse doesn't move, and I cannot ctrl+alt+delete. Everything just literally locks up, and never comes back even after hours. Have to hard reset. I have run a memory test which was fine. I have...
  33. T

    Windows Explorer Crashing

    Hello everyone! I have recently started having an issue with my PC that consists of certain files being moved to a USB drive, (happened recently when attempting to move AMD's catalyst omega 14.12 driver to a USB drive for a friend because he has very slow internet), crashing windows explorer.exe...
  34. R

    Dedicated Physx with 560ti on either 980 or titan x

    Hey Guys, I'm planning to buy a new PC with either Gtx 980/Titan x (Still deciding) and I currently have a Gtx 560ti on my old rig. I was wondering if I can use my 560ti as a dedicated physx card on the new rig. Will it help with my FPS and overall performance or will it have a negative impact...
  35. V

    after reset cmos battery pc performance fell

    i reset the cmos battery yesterday,waited enough for the battery to discharge . after putting it back and starting my pc ,the performance fell..a lot got laggy really laggy ..not sure what to do
  36. Ghulam Murtaza Abbasi

    I have resolution problem.

    Recently I have installed Windows 7 64-bit on my PC. It has internal Video Card and I have installed drivers and working perfect and now I have problem with setting resolution on my LCD monitor. The current resolution is 1280 x 1024 in which width the fit and height is not fit. I have option to...
  37. L

    RAM question regarding compatibility.

    I currently have 4GB of DDR3 RAM (2x2Gb) with the model number PC3-10600U-09-10-B0 running at 1333MHZ in dual channel. I intend to buy another 4GB of RAM (2x2GB) to fill the remaining 2 sockets. The only difference between the ram I plan on adding and the ram currently installed is that the...
  38. E

    will i benefit upgrading from an amd radeon 6900 series to an amd r9 280 or 280x?

    currently running amd 8150 8 core cpu with 16gb ram on an asus crosshair v formula mobo and an xfx amd radeon 6900 series video card. Was wondering if I would see any benefit with an asus r9 280 or 280X? or possible another xfx?
  39. G

    asus x99 hyperx4x4 3000 not all ram recognized

    First of all, I would like to thank the community for all the help over the last year. I have been lurking and using the threads to solve problems. In that time I have updated my computer compulsively. As of late I installed a new motherboard, cpu, and ram. Asus deluxe x99, i7 5930k and...
  40. B

    Which mobile GPU is better?

    gddr3 gt 850m or gddr5 gt 650m Thanks in advance.