Forum discussion tagged with American.
  1. remixislandmusic

    Question What is the best ramdisk program for windows xp

    Hello. I had a thread on this but before anyone responded the forum got updated and my thread disappeared. I would like to increase the amount of ram usable in my laptop. I have a Toshuba Satellite L55-A with 12 gb of ram in a 4+8gb configuration. I am running XP 32 bit for compatability with...
  2. louesderuijter

    Question Can my motherboard run 4 sticks of ram

    My motherboard: ASUS ROG Strix B360-F My current RAM: Corsair Value-select 2x4GB @ 2166 Mhz DDR4 My CPU: Intel Core i3 8350K @4,1 Ghz I want to upgrade to 16 GB of RAM, and I'd like to spend as little money as possible (obviously), so if I get 2 more sticks of the 4GB Value-select RAM, will my...
  3. islandwalker

    Get an MSI AMD RX 580 for $169, Plus Two Free Games

    Newegg is offering an MSI AMD RX 580 for $169 after rebate, plus two free games. Get an MSI AMD RX 580 for $169, Plus Two Free Games : Read more
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    MB power light turns on but computer wont power on

    OK, so i have a really tough problem here. I've gone to a "pro" and this issue totally stumped him; he wouldn't even let me pay him anything because he was so stumped for the issue. Heres the full story: I bought the computer about a year ago and built it without any issues. It ran perfectly...
  5. M

    In the market for a new me decide.

    I was using a 25" Hannspree I bought years ago, but it died. I use my PC for Photoshop (non-professionally), gaming (WoW and emulators), and general use. System is an older i5-3570K, 8GB RAM, SSD drive, and a 1060 6GB video card. Runs really well. I've been browsing monitors for days and just...
  6. D

    [SOLVED] Gaming pc upgrade help

    I want to upgrade my pc to get better gaming performance but im confused with so many options out their and I was hoping that someone could give me some help/advice. I mainly want to upgrade my CPU to an intel which I know is gonna require me to change motherboards, and I also want to upgrade...
  7. E

    R5 2600, wich gpu?

    I recently bought a r5 2600 and it made great with a 1050ti and I want to upgrade my gpu, so I don't know what should I go with, 1060, 1070, 2060 or 2070, any suggestions?
  8. T

    Is my AM4 socket broken?

    I Bought a motherboard for my new build since my last PCs mobo somehow got a lot of pins bent while being used and I haven't got my CPU yet but I put everything in the case to save space and I noticed this: http://
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    [SOLVED] Will I be able to use my whole computer setup if I bring my computer from Canada to Singapore?

    Am I able to use my computer setup if I bring my whole computer setup from Canada to Singapore? I know both countries use different standard voltages (Canada and america with 120V at 60Hz while Singapore uses 220V/240V at 50Hz. The outlets shape and size are also different. Will it work just...
  10. W

    Raid Cards, How do they work?

    So i did some research about Raid Cards becuase I want to get one, But I want to Confirm some things just in case I am not Mistaken, Now I am planning on using only the Raid 0 functionality and only with HDDs not SSDs, So related to that I have a couple of Questions: 1- Do Raid cards NEED PCIe...
  11. M

    New build no video signal

    Gigabyte aorus b450 pro wifi Ryzen 5 2600 G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3000 (PC4 24000) Desktop Memory Model F4-3000C15D-16GVS Wd black m.2 2280 nvme pcie 500gb Everything is hooked up. The mobo lights up, fans spin. Hooked up to hdmi monitor, smart tv with...
  12. E

    Help. I think my motherboard might be dying

    My system boots up and runs normally except for some reason my motherboards built in Bluetooth stopped working. I've also been getting a code readout on the motherboards LED screen with the code 99 and it says "Load VGA BIOS". for some reason the LEDs on my RAM have also stopped working and I'm...
  13. J

    Controller not working

    I have a wired xbox 360 controller and a ps3 wired controller. Both of them have worked fine in the past, there have been no changes to my pc, and now the controllers only work for a few mins, then the usb makes the sound that something disconnected, and the controllers stop. This happens on all...
  14. D

    Ryzen 5 2400G as a CPU

    Hello all! I am a casual gamer, looking to build my first gaming PC. I wont be doing that much gaming right now, nor do i care about high/max 1080p gaming, so I feel the iGPU in the 2400g will suit my needs. However, when i do decide to throw in a GPU (a couple months from now atleast), will...
  15. A

    GTX 1080 faulty or not enough watts?

    I've had this computer for a while now, and I've had the 1080 for 2 ish years, and recently I've been having some issues. As my computer came up with problems with Windows 10, I ended up reinstalling windows on a separate HDD. A day or two passed, and everything was fine, and then I got this...
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    Rendering speed on old vs. new PC

    Hi, we bought a new computer, much more powerful according to the specs (save for having no dedicated video card), and we ran a test render with Premiere 2017 on the old and the new PC's, and the newer PC is slower, we are puzzled. The old PC is a HP Pavilion - 14-bf102nl laptop with 8GB RAM...
  17. K

    I think I fried my motherboard [HELP]

    Hi, I have been using a Essentio CM6730 for the past 6 or so years and It has been running fairly well. A couple years back I upgraded the default card to a r9 380 and the power supply to a coolmax 1-500. Both changes were successful. Just today, I replaced the stock i5-3350p to a i7-2770k (both...
  18. A

    SSD size is getting reduced

    Please help me for the issue that Every hour my SSD space is getting lower. What issue it is? Does windows update is taking that space?
  19. A

    Asus gtx 970 poor fps

    so i have a Asus 970 gtx card and it seems to be underperforming from what i can see when i look on youtube. I barley get 60 frames on pubg on all low settings, battlefield 1 i also barley get 60 on low setting, however on youtube i see people getting 100+ ? Specs 8gb ram - 1tb HDD - I7 3770...
  20. Y

    Xeon e5462 or core 2 quad

    Hello everyone on Tomshardware! I was modifying my computer because I know that my core 2 duo was extremely outdated for gaming. So I thought to buy 8gb RAM and gtx 1060 and as I was using the old simmtronics g41 motherboard which was having lga775 socket I am confused which cpu to buy a Xeon...