Forum discussion tagged with Rebuild.
  1. Mindraid

    Question How to rebuild raid 1?

    Hi How to rebuild raid 1? I have a Raid PCI card "ST Lab PCIe SATA 6G Raid card 4channel" and 4 disks connected to it. I'm running raid 1 on two of these with 2 x "16TB Toshiba Enterprise MG08 Series MG08ACA16TE 7200RPM 512MB Ent". The disk are new and have worked for 4 days then I got an alarm...
  2. Microfiche

    [SOLVED] Help to upgrade RAID 1 disks?

    Figured someone here might be able to point me in the right direction? I have 2 x 2 TB Seagate IronWolf 2TB NAS drives set up in RAID 1 on a Highpoint RocketRAID 62x SATA Controller. I have had zero issues with it in the last 4½ years and it is currently healthy. They are installed in a Windows...
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    [SOLVED] High CPU Usage after Rebuilding

    Hey, today I rebuilt my computer in a new case, I also reapplied thermal paste since the one in the CPU was dry, but after that I am getting some weird issues on both Windows and Linux, after some time of using the pc the CPU Usage goes insanely high, audio gets choppy and the pc freezes, It's...
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    Question Lenovo ix2-NG NAS issue

    Lenovo ix2-NG NAS, set up as a RAID 1 NAS, operated for years without issue. Last week, one Seagate 2TB drive indicated degraded after periodic check, then failed after the ix2 attempted to automatically rebuild it. Other Seagate 2TB drive is intact, just lacks its RAID 1 mirror partner...
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    [SOLVED] Rebuilding Raid 1

    Good evening guys Im sorry if this has been posted before but Ive look on here but unable to find what I'm looking for. I have a marvell 9230 raid card. It's setup with 2 x 4tb drives in a raid 1. I also have another usb drive which has a weekly backup of the raid. Now one of the...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with rebuilding my PC

    Hello, My PC that I build a few years ago has finally bit the dust. I could use some advise in what I can upgrade to while possibly using some of the current parts that still are in working condition. It has been a while since I built the first pc so many things have changed in the market any...
  7. dwtkr14

    [SOLVED] Rebuild Help!

    I just rebuilt my pc with a GEFORCE GTX 1600 gpu and a AMD Ryzen 7 3700X cpu, and a new fan that came with the cpu. i lost all power to my pc after the rebuild.
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    Question PC Gaming Rig crashed in my attempts to re-build: please help!

    Hi there, would love some assistance / guidance on a situation I'm in at the moment with my current rig which failed to start a few days after I installed some RAM. This was the rig before I tried the installation: 1TB SSD & 250 gb SSD (1tb was a recent addition just to be used as a Steam...
  9. dskessler

    [SOLVED] RAID 5 will not complete rebuild. Drives seem fine.

    I have a Highpoint Rocketstor6124V Controller configured to RAID5. 4, Ironwolf NAS 8TB disks. Running Windows 10 The RAID worked fine for about a week and then out of nowhere, needed to rebuild. Highpoint's GUI is showing no disk errors. Rebuild stops after about 10 minutes. "Disk...
  10. R

    Question Windows boot issues since swapping case

    Hi All I hope you can help. It's been a long time since I got my hands inside a PC and things have moved on but last night I swapped by PC into a new quieter case last night all seemed to go ok until re-starting where I received Preparing for automatic repair. I may have put my hard drive onto...
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    [SOLVED] CPU upgrade or do i need to re-build?

    Hey! So this is my rig! I was wondering if there is anything i can improve on without getting a new motherboard. More ram? Better Intel CPU? Dual Graphics cards? Or do you think that this point because my motherboard is old and im not getting the most out of my SSD etc that its worth a...
  12. J

    [SOLVED] Raid 5 rebuild... help!

    Hi, I have an IcyBox cheap 4 bay raid drive with 4x 1TB WD green drives. A couple of weeks ago they started un-mounting on my iMac (Sierra). Stupidly I didn't think anything of it really, so didn't do a recent backup. Then none would mount (I did a couple of partitions on the 3TB drive total) so...
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    Question which graphics card and will my motherbaord support it

    Hi I built a very low budget PC a few years ago and I am ready to make some upgrades to it. I think I am going to go with a MSI Geforce GTX 1660 ti for $269 or is there something else in the $250 - $300 range that I should get instead? I am also going to get the ryzen 5. Will my old Gigabyte...
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    [SOLVED] Random FPS drops, RAM?

    Hello guys, I have been getting random FPS drops in games more and more frequently. My current build: i7 2600 1070 TI 8GB DDR3 500GB SSD 650W PS Would a ram upgrade to 16gb help, or should I just bite the bullet and upgrade mobo, cpu and ram?
  15. AtNvme

    Question Full rebuild, same issue

    Greetings, My friend's PC suddenly seems to have stopped working after having similar, but lesser issues for a while. It seems it always had issues booting up, leaving an infinite black screen after startup (no BIOS), but those issues would simply go away and happen rarely. This time, it seems...
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    Question Acer S221HQLbd power adaptor cable?

    I have the Acer S221HQLbd monitor but the other week it stopped working and it seems the power cables/adapter is the issue, does anyone know here I can buy one of these in the UK? Whilst I know some will say its easier to go and buy a new monitor, the reason i wont be doing that is I have 3...
  17. eeehhhyyy

    [SOLVED] GPU and CPU Permorning lower than expected

    Hey guys. I recently just build my first PC. After two days of putting everything together, its alive. However, the CPU and GPU is performing way below expectations after doing a bench mark test. Any help would be appreciated.
  18. Muffinstumps

    Question R9 390X Post Issue

    (R9 390X Sapphire Tri-X Cooling, I7-4790k, 16gb ddr3 RAM, msi Z97S SLI Krait Edition) So recently, just browsing the internet, my screen started to randomly flicker with the occasional artifact. Just as I searched up the issue, my screen went to the "Black screen of death". I tried to reboot...
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    Question Motherboard code 00 HELP

    Hello, I recently built my first computer last month and everything was working fine, I was using the computer all day, lost internet connection for some reason , restarted the computer and boom code 00 appears, none of the peripherals are working and my monitor isn't detecting a connection...
  20. M

    Question 1080p monitor but can only play games at 768p

    I Connected my laptop to a monitor a while ago and recently got back to gaming after being extremely busy. The monitor is an ASUS VP228HE which is a 1920x1080 monitor, however when i launch a game the max resolution i can choose is 1366x768. Any idea of why?
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    Question Can I surface format Zip 750 disk in Windows 7?

    I'm moving some old data files stored on Zip disks and have run into one that cannot be read either with a Mac or Windows 7. Message appears in 7 asking to format the drive but I assume that will wipe the Zip disk clean. Is there a way to "surface format" the disk while leaving the data untouched?
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    Question Games (Overwatch, Apex etc.) randomly switch to desktop

    Hello together, this problem really annoys me and I can't figure out what could be the cause. I have googled and tried: disabling microsoft error reporting service, disabled all possible office update daemons, uninstalled razer synapse. Do you have any other ideas what might be the problem...
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    think i may have shocked my gpu

    so i recently put in a new stick of ram into my pc and everything was going smoothly, but now my gpu % for every game is way way way higher than it used to be. I thought i grounded my self properly, even had an anti static wrist strap and I didn't feel any zaps or anything. Im really not sure...
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    I have a P8H61-M PRO and everytime i boot up it gives a cpu fan error. Im able to boot into windows by going to boot options and just clicking the ssd where the os is in. But how do i fix this error. My h7 cryorig is working normally. and it is connected to the 4pin header (cpu_fan).
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    My games are lagging and i have really low fps but i have perfect specs and ping

    Hello, i have in game lag, but i have intel i7 7700, 8gb of ram, GTX 1060 6gb and all games are laggy even if i put games on low settings. I just updated my drivers as well. Can you help me?
  26. R

    no monitor signal, outdated bios?

    Hi! I just built my gaming pc and tried to boot it , but the monitor got no signal. I tried using hdmi , display port (plugged into the graphics card and mobo too) , another monitor ,etc. The pc runs perfectly , rgb leds are on , fans are running. I also checked the cables , maybe i did...

    can i use a ps4 controller, with my pc windows 10?

    can i use a ps4 controller, with my pc windows 10? also would a controller be easyer to play with than a keyboard for say games like guild wars 2
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    what ssd will work in my toshiba

    what type of solid state drive will work in my toshiba
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    [SOLVED] Thermaltake PCIE w/ P3 Case.

    Hello, I just recently bought thermaltake p3 case that came with pcie cable extender, anyways i've been struggling with my card performance and stuttering. I removed the pcie extender (riser) on one side its written PCIE01 and on the other side PCIE02. What does this mean? Does...
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    Problem with AMD HD8870M on Samsung Laptop Series 7

    Hello everyone! So I have a problem with my dedicated AMD graphic card on my Samsung Laptop (specs and model down below). I'm running windows 10 (tried to downgrade to win 8, the original system, but it didn't change anything) and while running more GPU intensive games or processes in general...
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    Sudden no output

    My computer was working fine today. I updated my graphics driver and let it restart. Left the room before it finished restarting. Came back an hour later. Nothing works. My computer is not outputting any video, the mouse and keyboard are not lighting up. What should I test? AMD Ryzen 7 1800...
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    ASUS Prime B350-Plus w/ Corsair Crystal 280X

    Hello, Long time reader, first time posting. I apologize immensely if this is in the wrong area. I'm very new to all of this, but am learning quickly, I think! I recently built my first system and made the mistake of having a case that is too small for my Cooler Master GL240L Cooler to fit...
  33. J

    5820K/Asus X99 Pro/32GB DDR4 RAM Overclocking help!

    Hi, iam pretty much a noob when it comes to overclocking and i would like some extra juice from my machine for music production etc. i currently have tried overclocking it to 4.2 ghz with 1.184 V and it's pretty stable although sometimes it crashes and gives me the: WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR...
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    CenturyLink DSL Modem/Router

    I want to buy a new router/modem for DSL service with CenturyLink. Should I buy a separate modem and router or buy a combo modem/router? Do you have a suggestion on what brand/model I should bye?
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    Are these components good for gaming?

    Just wondering if these components are good for gaming and would be compatible when I build CPU: I5-8600k CPU COOLER: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO MOTHERBOARD: ASUS ROG STRIX B360-G GAMING Micro ATX LGA1151 MEMORY: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16gb 288 PIN DDR4 2400 STORAGE: ADATA SU800 256GB...
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    Camera lens (16-80 vs. 24-120)

    Hey gang. I'm looking to buy a new lens for my Nikon D7100. I'm down to these final two: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 24-120mm I mainly shoot sports, both football and basketball. It's college games so the arenas are usually well lit in general, and the football stadiums...
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    Ryzen 5 2600 Build

    I want to hear some feedbacks on my build to see if I can improve it. My budget is around $800usd,I can afford to pay like $20 more. Here's my build: To be more exact,the gpu I hve chosen is the msi gtx1060 gaming vr 6g.As I couldn't find it from the...
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    Error message D3D Device was removed due to DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_RESET after screensaver shows in Fallout 4?

    This only happens in Fallout 4. Whenever I let the system go idle (stop using the mouse and gamepad) the screen goes black and upon moving the mouse and returning to the screen, the game crashes and I get that error message. Some said its a GPU driver problem. I have a GTX 1080 TI. Ive...
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    Dell G7 freezes while gaming, the laptop is closed, connected to external monitor, but resumes once the lid is opened

    I have a new Dell G7 Laptop. Runs perfectly fine. Only issue is when I play games with an external monitor, the game freezes. I have to open the laptop back up and then everything goes back to normal. I close it and then 5- 10 minutes later bam its stuck and I have to open it again. Not the...
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    Older System upgrade

    [Moderator note: moved post to Graphics Cards.] I have a Biostar TA790GXE 128M MB X64 Based. My processor is an AMD Phenom II X4 965 Mhz 4core 4 logical processors. How high up can I upgrade from my Nvidia GeForce 650Ti Boost GPU? I am running Windows 10, latest build. My 650 Ti Boost all of a...