Alpha

Forum discussion tagged with Alpha.
  1. A

    Question Alienware Alpha R1

    Hello everyone! I've embarked on an interesting quest. I have recently received an Alienware Alpha R1 i7 4765T version. They're decent at best of a device but struggled with thermal throttling issues. So I've decided to do something about that. I'm doing some testing before I drop 16GB of...
  2. W

    3.5mm microphonejack not working properly

    I recently brought a new computer to play some games, the audio works fine but when i plug in my turtle beach earforce px22 headphones into the microphone jack to talk it makes a loud buzzing sound. when i plug the headphones into something like my phone the microphone works fine. could it be a...
  3. W

    updating my Graphics card.

    I am thinking about purchasing a RX470 for my pc but don't know if my motherboard will be too old to support it because it is only a gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P. If i do need a new one what am I looking for? also my CPU is AMD in case it will affect anyone answer.
  4. R

    Asus laptop shuts off after disconnecting power

    I have an Asus laptop (model X540SA). It is fairly new, I got it a few months ago, and a few weeks ago it started turning off when it is unplugged from AC power. Sometimes it's immediate, sometimes it will last a few minutes on battery before suddenly turning off. I have thoroughly...
  5. W

    1 great gaming monitor, or 3 monitors

    I have two choices and I need some expert help. 1. I was thinking of getting 1 1440p gaming monitor, like the new acer 800$ one, and 2 1080p monitors on the side. 2. Or should I just get 3 decent identical monitors? Budget is around 1000-1200. Need some help, and thanks!
  6. A

    Really slow transfer spikes in HDD

    i'm getting super slow spikes when testing transfer rate in one of my old hard disks. Should i be worried about this? http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f131/Huang_Kuo_Ting/HDTune_Benchmark_WDC_WD10EARS-00Y5B1_zpse481a0d3.png...