Forum discussion tagged with Acer.
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    [SOLVED] Can I install a GPU in my Acer Aspire AXC-230?

    Hello, I own an Acer Aspire XC-230 desktop I was wondering if this PC can have a GPU such as a GTX 720 installed? I think I can see a slot for one, but I am not too certain and am new with upgrading. Thanks!
  2. Manuj_UFNF

    Question Gpu/Cpu throttling

    So i bought a acer predator helios 300 , gtx 1050 ti 4gb model , core i5 8th gen and it was running really good. But now days my while gaming session there are sudden fps drops of 2-3s consistently coming after 3-4 min i searched on internet and found out that it was my cpu/gpu throttling (i...
  3. Question Does Acer Aspire E5-576G-51ET support kingston A400 M.2 2280 240 GB?

    I've already bought a new M.2 SSD Kingston A400 SSD Internal Solid State Drive M.2 2280 240GB Hard Disk SSD For laptop and I...
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    Question Performance issues after RAM upgrade

    I own an Acer aspire E5 572g-525v. I recently added another 8 gigs of RAM to it which had identical specs to the factory default stick except for the capacity. Now, I did run into some BSODs initially but over time they fixed themselves. As of now though, my biggest issue is the performance drop...
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    Question Acer M3420 won't power up new GPU

    Hello! I just bought a Gigabyte Radeon Rx 460 Windforce OC 4GB to replace the Radeon HD 7470 OEM card. I installed the new card. It seated properly in the slot. The computer will not power up at all. The "blue light" on the tower comes on for about five seconds, then goes off. Nothing on the...
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    Question Looking for an IPS monitor for digital painting

    Hello there! After quite some time of saving I finally managed to save enough to afford a decent screen. I am currently stuck with a gaming 144hz TN screen thats not all that great for colors and since Ive been painting digitally for quite some time now I figured it would be a great idea to...
  7. Pythonbites

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade my RAM or upgrade to an SSD on my Acer Aspire A315-51?

    Hello. I use my laptop for general use. No gaming except for roblox. It performs pretty sluggish even on high performance power plan when plugged in. Should i buy an SSD or an extra 4 gigs of ram for my system? I see 100% disk usage alot in Task Manager and i commonly see 80% of ram usage, but i...
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    Question Acer XFA240 Restarts when opening/alt tabbing in few games

    Hi, I have an Acer XFA240 and while running Battlefield V it restarts about half the time when I alt tab or hit the Windows key to do something else. I also play Warframe, and this never happened with that game until recently. In Warframe the monitor will restart when opening, closing, and alt...
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    Question Do I need a new motherboard??

    My laptop wouldn’t turn on or charge so I took the back off and unconnected the battery from the motherboard, hooked it back up, and it started up fine. Since then, my usb-c hub that I use for dual hdmi monitors & charging has been reverting to a usb 2.0 driver when plugged in and I get a...
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    Question Resetting a acer travelmate c300 bios

    I'm not sure if this is the right sub group to put this is in but it seems to the most applicable. So i managed to get 2 old laptops. A travelmate 3200 and a c300. The 3200 doesn't work so i went with the c300. It boots up fine to windows 7 but i want to use linux on it. I got the debian net...
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    Question Acer Nitro XV273K Gaming Monitor Review: 4K at 144Hz Gets Cheaper

    The Acer Nitro XV273K makes a few compromises to get its price under $1,000. But it still offers fantastic 4K gaming at 144Hz, along with the ability to connect to both FreeSync and G-Sync systems. Acer Nitro XV273K Gaming Monitor Review: 4K at 144Hz Gets Cheaper : Read more
  12. prac daske

    Question Monitor purchase help, best warranty between AOC vs Acer vs Viotek?

    Hi, After an exhaustive comparison of several options for a good monitor with 144hz and FreeSync (Gsync compatible now) under $200. I reduced to these two options: -AOC G2590FX 25" currently 199.99 at Amazon -Acer XFA240 bmjdpr 24" at 199.99 sometimes even less My main concern is about the...
  13. aidfarrell70

    Question FSP 500w 80+ Gold good enough

    Originally from an acer predator g3 605. Was wondering if the 500w 80plus gold power supply would be enough to handle: i5 8400 rtx 2060 16gb ram image of my psu :
  14. marek_shields

    [SOLVED] Acer XB271HU vs Asus PG279Q - Down to 2 monitors but open to suggestions

    I just acquired an EVGA 2080 (non-Ti) and am looking for a good 1440p 144Hz monitor to pair it with. From all of the reviews I have read (and I have read quite a few), the battle has down to the ASUS PG279Q and the Acer XB271HU as being the top IPS displays available at 27". (as well...
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    Question Nvme SSD Compatibility

    So the new Samsung evo 970 plus m2 nvme dropped ,And i need to know if its compatible with my laptop ,(Or any Nvme for that matter ),Here is the info: -Laptop : Acer Predator 15 G9 592 6th gen Processor. -bios Version : 1.08 . -Windows Ver : Windows 10 Home 64 bit 10.0 built 17134. I used...
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    [SOLVED] How to find the touchpad manufacturer?

    Hello all, my laptop is Acer Aspire A515-52-394A. Acer website shows two drivers available for my model, one is for synaptics, the other is for elantech. Unfortunately i dont know which of the two is the manufacturer of my touchpad, so i have installed them both but it makes no difference - in...
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    Question Monitor Won't Turn On

    I have an Acer H236HL monitor that I'm trying to use while I save up for a better one. When I plug it in and press the power button, however, nothing happens. I know the cord is getting power, as the light on the box is on. But the monitor isn't doing anything. I checked Acer's website, and...
  18. AnirbanB

    Question Which laptops (Windows OS) do have higher AdobeRGB color gamut?

    As a photographer, I tend to get higher AdobeRGB spectrum/color gamut for a display. I prefer IPS display. I am not concerned about sRGB but only AdobeRGB. Wanted to go for a MacBook but doesn't seem a viable option with that budget. Budget: $1000-$1200 USD Configuration: • Display size with...
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    Question Windows 7 BSOD Crash Dump after windows booting screen

    Hi, I am kinda new here. I have a problem with my Acer laptop running Windows 7. After a few minutes from waking up from hibernation, it was crashing. I also saw 100% CPU usage. I ran antivirus scan and pc optimizer and boosters. But they didn't work. So, I searched for a solution and disabled...
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    Question ASUS XB270HU Not displaying but is on.

    I have an ACER XB270HU monitor running 1440p 144hz. I have to use displayport 1.2 for the g sync and full features. I recently have been having the monitor glitch out where the screen would split in to 2 or 3 sections and show the same display on all 3 (the same youtube video on all 3...