Apevia Raptor 500W Power Supply
July 2, 2020 / 20 views / Building PC

How To Test and Replace Desktop PC Power Supply

My sister’s PC died due to bad power supply, it’s been over 10 years. When we push the power button, the cpu and case fans were on but the motherboard doesn’t power up. We ordered a new power supply from Amazon for $25, replaced it and everything is fine now.  

MSI gtx 1060 in dell 3668
June 17, 2019 / 350 views / Building PC | Tips And Tricks

Install GTX 1060 to Dell DT 3668 PC

My daughter wanted to play high resolution game on the small Dell DT 3668 PC we bought last year. The power supply is too small and under powered. I need to customize it somehow. We need a 12V relay – Inputs are from the 12V off the Hard Drive connector – The 2 output pins […]

June 25, 2012 / 1,515 views / Building PC | Windows

Files Sharing In Windows 7 Home Network

Before SP1, if we want to share files on our home network, we just need to set the “workgroup” the same for all PCs at home and we can see the shared files for each computer when the files marked “shared”, but now, I can’t seem to do it. I have a HTPC with many […]

May 18, 2012 / 5,727 views / Building PC | MacWannaBe | Sandy Bridge

How To Build i5 2500k With Asus P8Z68-V LX

June 02, 2012 After some tries on installing Snow Leopard 10.6.8, Lion 10.7.4 and Mountain Lion DP1-Dp3, the board and i5 2500k are totally functional with both HD3000 on board and PCIE GS8400. Snow Leopard 10.6.8 will have full QE/CI/CL with Nvidia GS8400 but NOT HD3000 on board (full resolution though). Lion & Mountain Lion […]

May 10, 2012 / 815 views / Building PC | hackintosh

i5 2500k vs i7 2600k

I’ve just built a budget system ($400) i5 2500k, GA-H61MS2H for Windows 7 and Mac Lion 10.7.3 because our i7 920 1366 x58 motherboard died. To replace a new x58 motherboard would run me about $120 – $200 and the system will hog over 189W when I encode a movie, it was fast but I […]

August 13, 2011 / 2,650 views / Building PC

i7 And MSI X58 PLATINUM

It’s been almost 3 years since I had my i920 setup. It’s been so reliable and lightning fast. I don’t know how AMD is going to survive with Intel fast and energy efficient I920 & the new I5, anyhow, this pdf is how I built and set up my computer. The base is 2.67GHZ, we […]