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Questions & Answers for iBuypower iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)

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extra fan

Is there an extra plug on the motherboard for me to install an extra fan? I see there's a space on the side of the tower for an extra fan and want to install one there in addition to what already is on there.
asked 6 months ago
By
Customer
on iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)
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answer 1
You can replace the existing fans with higher quality fans. This unit has several fans. The included fans are slightly noisy, but not so much that it overwhelms you.
answered 6 months ago
By
IHeartStarTrek
answer 2
you can there is an extra plug coming from the side fan, so you pretty much daisy chain the fan to another fan for power.
answered 6 months ago
By
Evileye626
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Does a Windows 7 install disk come with the system?

asked 6 months ago
By
Ray
on iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
No
answered 6 months ago
By
Whitebeard57
answer 2
Windows is preloaded. A Windows recovery disk does come with the computer.
answered 6 months ago
By
Soccergoalie2004
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Processor

What is the highest end processor you can fit in this model?
asked 1 year ago
By
bacon626262
on iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
i think a FX-8350 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core
answered 1 year ago
By
billyr520
answer 2
Hi bacon626262,

Technically the motherboard installed will support up to an AMD FX-8320 processor, however our engineers have experienced issues occurring with that CPU installed. We recommend sticking with an AMD FX-6000 series and below.

If you have other questions, please feel free to contact us directly at 888-462-3899, ext; 5153.

Thank you,

iBUYPOWER E-tail Customer Support Team
answered 1 year ago
By
IBUYPOWEREXPERT
Question

Will this play Feed the beast on minecraft

will this run Feed The Beast On minecraft with no lag
asked 1 year ago
By
Branson
on iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes. I haven't found a lag yet.
answered 1 year ago
By
zueswife
answer 2
Hi Branson,

This PC will definitely support Minecraft: Feed the Beast.

Here's a link for detailed information:

http://www.game-debate.com/

If you have other questions, please feel free to contact us directly at 888-462-3899, ext: 5153.

Thank you,

iBUYPOWER E-tail Customer Support Team
answered 1 year ago
By
IBUYPOWEREXPERT
Question

How often will this lag when i record minecraft for youtube

hello im looking to start a career on youtube recording minecraft world of warcraft and more how ofton will it lag
asked 1 year ago
By
Fatnugget
on iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
depends on what your using to record your game play, i'd use fraps its always been good to me. you can find it on the internet for free just search --Fraps 3.5.99-- you'll find it
answered 1 year ago
By
billyr520
answer 2
Hi Fatnugget,

This PC will run both Minecraft and WOW at an optimal FPS with no problems. Both these type of games are not very demanding in graphics power.

Here's a link for detailed PC requirements on these games:

http://www.game-debate.com/

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us directly at 888-462-3899, ext: 5153.

Thank you,

iBUYPOWER E-tail Customer Support Team
answered 1 year ago
By
IBUYPOWEREXPERT
Question

Can I record minecraft with sonics shaders mod with little to no lag?

asked 1 year ago
By
Notladz
on iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)
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answer 1
yes!!!!!!!! I have this computer now I play minecraft and I get 200-600 fps and the sonic shaders mod would work with no lag at 100-500 fps get it I have the sonic shaders mod on this computer get it!!!!!
answered 1 year ago
By
jerjer12345678910
answer 2
Hi Notladz,

This PC will likely run sonic shaders mod on a lower resolution for recording. Howver, for optimal recording resolution, our engineers recommend at least an NVIDIA GTX650Ti 1GB Graphics card or higher. Unfortunately sonic shaders mod requires a stronger graphics card to support higher resolutions.

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us directly at 888-462-3899, ext: 5153.

Thank you,

iBUYPOWER E-tail Customer Support
answered 1 year ago
By
IBUYPOWEREXPERT
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Does this computer have 3 usb 3.0 ports . when I looked up the motherboard the specs I find say it has 2.0 ports only, from the gigabyte website.

Up to 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 on the back panel, 4 via the USB brackets connected to the internal USB headers)
asked 1 year ago
By
Dansha90
on iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
No, only two 3.0 ports.
answered 1 year ago
By
AuntieKitty
answer 2
Hi Dansha90,

This PC will have a total of 3 USB 3.0 ports available. 1 x in the front case and 2 x in the rear. This PC was originally installed with a Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 motherboard, however due to inventory, we now us a Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 motherboard.

Here is the for detailed information on the motherboard:

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4305#sp

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us directly at 888-462-3899, ext: 5153.

Thank you,

iBUYPOWER E-tail Customer Support
answered 1 year ago
By
IBUYPOWEREXPERT
Question

Windows 7 authentication

Lately i am asked to verify my windows 7 after i just purchase this computer.The screen goes black ,says i dont have a genuine window 7,and keeps asking me for the 25 digit code to authenicate. I have every paper work for this computer but do not have this code.Following there links it says code should be on Reinstall Windows 7 disk sleeve.This code is short and does not work.Or on back of computer.I only have serial # and this does not work.I called the other day that phone # and left message...but no response yet.
Does anyone know where to find this 25 digit code?
asked 1 year ago
By
Barry
on iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
Hi Barry,

The 25 digit Windows product key is located on the right side panel of your desktop. Included in your box is a quick start guide that will give you the directions on authenticating your Microsoft Windows.

If you continue to run into issues, please contact our customer support line at 888-462-3899.

Thank you,

iBUYPOWER E-tail Customer Support
answered 1 year ago
By
IBUYPOWEREXPERT
answer 2
They return call and help me find the small sticker on side of computer in the corner.Authenication needed a couple trys but works great now.This was only problem i have .I love this computer.This computer is FAST. Start it up in a few seconds.INSTANT access to internet...no wait.And no lag in any games.
answered 1 year ago
By
graphiccards
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minecraft fps

how many fps will i get on low resolution for minecraft................ my computer now gets 50 fps on low resolution how much fps will this computer get on low resolution
asked 1 year ago
By
mark123456789
on iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
60+. It will run Minecraft perfectly.
answered 1 year ago
By
AuntieKitty
answer 2
Hi mark123456789,

This PC will play Minecraft on a high to max settings at 50+ FPS.

Here's a link for PC requirements on Minecraft:

http://www.game-debate.com/games/index.php?g_id=1235&game=Minecraft

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us directly at 888-462-3899, ext: 5153.

Thank you,

iBUYPOWER E-tail Customer Support
answered 1 year ago
By
IBUYPOWEREXPERT
Question

Can this record gta iv with no lag and good fps

asked 1 year ago
By
Notladz
on iBUYPOWER Black Gamer Power WA550B Desktop PC with AMD Quad-Core FX-4300 Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and Windows 7 Home Premium (Monitor Not Included)
2 answers
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answer 1
Absolutely not.
answered 1 year ago
By
AuntieKitty
answer 2
Hi Notladz,

This PC will support game recording with no lag in the condition that you will play and record on a lower resolution setting.

Here's a link for PC requirements on that game:

http://www.game-debate.com/games/index.php?g_id=77&game=Grand%20Theft%20Auto%20IV

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us directly at 888-462-3899, ext: 5153.

Thank you,

iBUYPOWER E-tail Customer Support
answered 1 year ago
By
IBUYPOWEREXPERT
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