Forum discussion tagged with 1080.
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    [SOLVED] 1080, 2070 or 2080?

    Hey guys, im just wondering whats the best value for money, i can afford all of the above but should i really be forking out that much for a 2080? Is it worth it compared to the others? Specs so far - CPU - i7 7700 Ram - 24gb DDR4 3000Mhz GPU - Asus GTX 1060 6gb (Giving to a relative to...
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    Question Is it possible to upgrade a Toshiba 1366x768 to a higher resolution?

    Im currently running a Toshiba Satellite s55 c5274 i7-5500U 12GB RAM Intel HD graphics 5500 the lcd screen is on a 30 pin connector and i was wondering if there was any way to upgrade the LCD to a 1080p display?
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    Question Is GPU leaking? Something black and sticky on the outside of GPU. Picture attatched.

    Hey Guys, I just looked inside my pc for the first time in a long time. I was pretty shocked to see something that looks kinda sticky and black inside. It's a GTX 1080 and it's been a year and a half since it was installed. I'm at a complete loss, I have no idea what this is. All input...
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    Question (GTX 1080) Under 30% GPU usage GTA V

    I recently bought a GTX 1080, however when I tried to play GTA V I realized that my framerate wasn't much different from the card I upgraded from (GTX 970.) My GPU usage howevers anywhere from 10~% to 35~% but rarely goes above that. I turned all my graphics down but there seems to be no...
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    Question Abkoncore Spider Spectrum fans

    Hey guys Im planing on buying 10 of the abkoncore spider spectrum fans with the abkoncore 350m case I've heard the fans are bad and the case has bad airflow. I just wanna clear it out, if it's really that bad... My setup will be: Abkoncore 350m 10 abkoncore spider spectrum fans 1080 asus strix...
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    Question Having issues with every game lagging

    Hello everyone, I'm having a heck of a time. I built a new computer recently (I'll put specs at the bottom) and literally every game I play is stuck between 40-60 frames, and some games (like Fallout 4) even drop below that. This is at any graphics setting. I've uninstalled all drivers and...
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    Question Screen Black When Overclocking

    I have never overclocked anything before and have started to get low FPS in games with my new 2k 144hz monitor. I tried to overclock but nothing changed. I was using the Valley Benchmark 1.0 and wasn't seeing a rise in FPS. I kept going, the temperature was fine and didn't see any artifacts. All...
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    Question New GPU or new CPU

    I have a i5-8400 with a 980, im either going to upgrade to a 8700k or a 1080. Which do i go for. I play overwacth and am buying 2 144hz monitors this summer. And i understand that ill need a beefy cooler, like an NZXT x52.
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    Question Gpu Runs at 40%

    Hey guys. my specs: Gtx 1080 ftw ryzen 5 1600x 16gb 2666(oc to 3000) 650 corsair bronze psu arctic freezer 33 SSD 240gb free sync 144 msi monitor okay so dont judge me please. I play only a few games very competitively. I stopped playing csgo so rn I am really trying hard in Fortnite. The...
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    Question Should I get a 2070 over 1080?

    Reason why I ask this is because 1080s NEW are like $700 and up when 2070s are $400-550. Yet SOME 2070 outperform 1080s by a little. Willing to spend 550ish. Currently looking at the 2070 rog strix. Note: Now I’d like to game in 1440p and be safe on future proof for the next 4 years. Also I...
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    Question Which graphic card should I get for 1080p 144hz

    Im selling a gtx 1060 and getting a gpu which one should I get and what will be my bottleneck % for my cpu btw I can also wait after I sell my 1060 for navi also I wont be upgrading my graphic card again probably for the next 4+ years Im playing fortnite pubg cs go rainbow six siege apex legends...
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    Question Why does my computer start "freezing" so much?

    So to give you a little more detail, when I try to run a Minecraft Server dedicating 2.5gb of my ram on it, playing minecraft with a whopping 2.5 gb dedicated to it, and talking to my friends on discord. My pc seems to start having trouble running. First and most prominent, the voices of the...
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    Question 1080 with GPUs usage drops in ONLY CERTAIN games

    Certain games are currently causing GPU drops for me. I can't figure it out I've been trying for so long. First of all its only in certain games, what I've found is it's in Fortnite, Skyrim Vr, and Sea of Thieves. I have a laptop Alienware r4 17 4k monitor. It has an i7 and a 1080. When I use...
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    Question NZXT G12 on a EVGA GTX 1080 Classified?

    Hi guys, I know this may seem a bit out of date, with the RTX 2080 Ti's already being out... But I currently have a EVGA GTX 1080 Classified which my pride and joy... But it has been running really warm since I bought it and EVGA won't do anything because "It's within specifications". The...
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    Question R5 2600x or R7 2700x

    I'm planning on upgrading my pc in. I was thinking of combining either a 2600x or a 2700x with a gtx 1080ti. I was wondering if the extra two cores are worth it or should i just get the 2600x and save a bit of money. My question is if the 2600x will bottleneck the 1080ti or if it will go...
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    Question Samsung CHG90

    I might be trading for this monitor soon and am wondering if a 1080 will be able to handle it. I’ll be using it for gaming. My current monitor is the pb287q which is 4K 60hz. Will I be able to make use of the 144hz?
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    [SOLVED] YouTube is choking my PC. Months of troubleshooting is inconclusive. What could be causing this?

    When I click on a YouTube video, each and every time the video was play for a second or two then stop while the audio plays for another second or two then also stops. When this happens YouTubes video player is also unresponsive or very slow. After a 3-15 seconds the video will catch up and all...
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    Question Please help chose monitor 1080p/144Mhz

    Need help to choose monitor from this list and please dont link other monitors. All monitors what listed i can buy nearby shop with 3 yer warranty. I need monitor mostly for gaming and watch some movies/tv shows. All this monitors are with freeSync and 1080p and 144Mhz. I am interested about...
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    Question im wondering if my motherboard is holding back my performance

    just curious im experiencing low frame rates, but my cpu gpu are not even close to being maxed out! normally with every game there around the 40-60% mark dont know why i am experiencing low frames in state of decay 2. my specs cpu: i7 7700k gpu: evga gtx 1080 super clocked 2 ram 16gb 2400mhz...
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    Question PCIe risers with 3 1060s, only recognizing 1 1060 for mining

    Hello Community. I recently got into crypto mining and all has been well. Recently I acquired 3 asus gtx 1060s 6 gb, and installed on my mother board with risers built onto a wooden frame.I confirmed all 1060s are functioning...