repair

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  1. neecoan

    Question Weird buzz sound from laptop

    I have a acer predator helios 300 for almost 2 years. Just today a strange buzzing sound started happening and it has me extremely paranoid. Link to sound. View: https://youtu.be/nbytnqsJxc4
  2. muddogjake51

    Question Dell G3 15 Not turning on Fan at full blast

    I have a Dell G3 15 the 3579 model I think and it recently shut off and now whenever I try and turn it on the screen stays dead and the fan turns on at full blast for a few seconds then shuts off. I’ve tried removing ssd and hdd and booting with one or the other. I completely removed the mother...
  3. C

    [SOLVED] PC won't turn on. No lights, no fans, nothing.

    Specs: R5 AMD processor, EVGA 650 80 plus gold power supply, R9 380 graphics card, 8 GB Ripjaws RAM, ASROCK B450 Gaming K4 motherboard. So I built this computer about a year ago (some of the parts were new, some were from an old build) and it's worked pretty well since then; no real problems. I...
  4. T

    Question Problems with Titan X (Maxwell) - any help appreciated :)

    Was playing Mordhau earlier today at high settings when suddenly my screen froze before my frames dropping to around 15 from 60. All my fans kicked up to max speed and my GPU began to make this buzzing sound as if there was something caught in the fan. The fan speed was sustained for about 5...
  5. Question R7 370 Repairing (almost there!)

    Hi guys! I'm trying to repair a dead MSI R7 370 Gaming 4gb GPU. I didn't find any shorts and I think the voltages look good (pictures below). I have experience in electronics, but a first timer in diagnosing PC/GPU stuff. What would be the next step/measure/check? Maybe flashing the Bios to be...
  6. r.asim

    Question Rx 470d repair

    So someone shipped me a burnt rx 470D (D version on top of that) and i cannot do anything about it, xfx rx 470d45igt to be precise. Removed fans + heatsink and noticed a poped mosfet (m3098m) I only do minor repairs so i own a solderinh iron and a multimeter, card was short from ground to +12v...
  7. naoneko

    Question Trying to repair my HDD but system ask me to change AHCI to IDE to continue

    I am trying to fix the bad sectors of my HDD using HDD Regenerator, at first it asked me to changed bios from AHCI to IDE so I did not. Midway of scanning it stopped because of that issue. Is there any consequences if I changed the bios to IDE? I am using SSD as my main storage, and it has the...
  8. aidan9082

    Question i5 - 8400 overheating?

    I’ve had my pc for about two years (can list specs) and never have had a problem with overheating especially my cpu, considering I have a AIO NZXT Kraken cpu cooler, recently my cpu has been heating up to degrees around 90-100 °C when playing cpu and gpu intensive games to the point where I...
  9. ogvangstuh

    Question I WAS TRYING TO OVERCLOCK AND NOW MY PC SAYS IT NEEDS TO BE REPAIRED...

    So basically, here’s the long story... I’m not sure what’s wrong with my pc but I build it about a year ago and it always was no smooth ride. I’d play a game and it’d crash, but later came to find out it was due to msi afterburner’s overclock. LATER on I came to realize that it was ok to...
  10. linlet

    Question my laptop is damaged by overvoltage

    first, i'm not nation using english. excuse for my english. my laptop is damaged by overvoltage maybe. it should needs 5V, i connect it 12V. . ofcourse, ampare is different. so, i drived my laptop on high power. at time connected, there was small spark and burnt smell. i took out charging jack...
  11. каран

    Question Hard Drive PCB

    Hey everyone, I’m trying to recovering data off of an old hard drive. I’ve tried every software solution and while some seem to work it took 24hrs to recover 8GB. I checked online and there seems to be frequent pcb board issues with this particular model. So I removed that and found no burn...
  12. P

    Question Repairing Lenovo Yoga 700-14ISK and a piece fell out, what is it??

    Hey all, I have a Lenovo Yoga 700 14ISK with the i5 and 128gb ssd that I used for college a few years back. My brother is starting college and I'm working on fixing it for him as a gift. I've repaired other laptops in the past but this is my first time inside this one. The main problem with it...
  13. H

    Question Is the PSU faulty?

    I have bought 2 days ago an SH Gigabyte Superb 720W. Yesterday my PC shutdown and wanted to start again but it didn't ( fans started spinning, leds turned on) but after 3 sec it shutdown again and keept doing that until I shut it down manually. After I've waited for a few minutes I tried to...
  14. Krawk03

    Question PC Freezing Randomly When Playing Games

    My PC randomly freezes when I play games even if I have just opened the game. The game music stops and i keep hearing the windows notification/error sound everytime i click. I cant do anything but to push the restart button on my case. I am not overclocking or other modifications on the system...
  15. DeathRabit

    Question Repairing Rx 570 First timer need some advice :)

    Victim XFX RS RX 570 Black Edition 4GB I not find any short-circuits. No dispaly. Gpu core is cold. I measured voltages and looks ok on input but 0V on VRM My curent suspect is APW8722 Single Buck Controller...
  16. N

    Question Windows 10 stuck booting after windows logo

    Hi everyone! I’m struggling with a huge issue: I have Windows 10 installed on a 500GB SSD, and apparently I screwed something up while messing with partitions and switching hard drives around (among other things) while building a second rig from spare parts. The actual issue I’m facing is that...
  17. Dargaud

    Question Dark screen on Dell M6700

    Hello all, my Dell Precision M6700 has been misbehaving lately, sometimes waking up with a dark screen, fixable only via a reboot (I could log in remotely in that case). But this morning, it won't boot. The screen stays dark even during the BIOS. The BIOS sequence hardly does anything, I see the...
  18. R

    Question I bought a broken r9 390x for cheap has the 6 pin connector grounded

    I bought a broken asus strix r9 390 for 30 bucks on ebay. The card itself is in great physical shape but doesnt boot when in pc. When there is no pcie power plugged in it boots blind, when the 8 pin pcie connector is plugged in it does the same, But if i plug just the 6-pin pcie connector in the...
  19. Question is this worth it? 22x Computer Monitors (Spares or Repairs)

    Here's the list! the seller claims they're mainly LCD Isues. with an asking price of £500 Lot includes: 1. AOC-GAMEING MONITOR CURVED C32G1 32 INCH X3 - RRP £257 (Total £771) 2. PHILIPS V LINE LCD MONITOR 243V7 24 INCH - X2 RRP £129.99 (Total £259.98) 3. PHILIPS V LINE LCD...
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    Question LCD Monitor Repair for Asus PG349Q 120Hz monitor

    Hi, I am very new to PC building and repair and came to this forum looking for advice. I bought the Asus ROG SWIFT PG349Q monitor and it came damaged and does not have a warranty. I am looking to see where I can find the panel model number or where to purchase a replacement panel for this...