Forum discussion tagged with Australia.
  1. L

    Question What Should I Get?

    I'm thinking of doubling my current storage and getting a 4TB hard drive, but I don't know what to get. I've narrowed it down price-wise (under $150 AUD) to either an internal hard drive (like a WD Blue 4TB (5400RPM) or a Seagate Barracuda 4TB (5400 RPM)) and a USB 3.0 to SATA Enclosure, or an...
  2. bobbyboi

    Question Can someone help me improve my PCPartPicker list?

    Hello, in a month or two I should be ordering the parts for my PC build. However, I was wondering if anyone could help improve my PCPartPicker list. List: The motherboard and memory are $0 and marked as Already Purchased because I was given them to me...
  3. GameNetics

    [SOLVED] Power supplies under 150$ (AU)?

    im looking for a new psu thats around/under 150$ AU, ryzen 7 2700x asus gtx 1060 turbo 2x8gb g.skill b350m artic
  4. xghoststrike

    Computer randomly reboots during games. What could be the cause?

    I have a fairly high-end PC that i have had for about 1.5 years now, practically every part was bought brand new around the release date of the 1080ti so my hardware isn't super outdated or anything. I would say after about a year of owning the pc was when I first experienced my random shutdown...
  5. S

    should i upgrade my RADEON R7 250 1gb to Asus GTX 750ti 2gb

    I would like to ask weather i need to change my gpu. Would it make any different in my game. Currently i have no issue playing game like Dota, Overwatch ,Skyrim. That the game i always play. But my pc start lagging when i play PUBG. Even in lowest setting. So my question is will it make the game...
  6. silversmithy

    App crash when games try to load

    So I recently put together an older gaming rig that is running windows 7 pro 64 bit. The HD was being reused in it from the other set-up but due to some issues with either the HD itself or whatever windows would get to split second blue screen and then go to blk/white error to run system...
  7. C

    Custom Debug LEDs?

    I'm building a testbench for new hardware and wondered if there was anything many motherboards used to push debug codes, like an output or something that I could hook my own LED controller up to. I want to hook up some Nixie tubes up to the bench and look at the debug codes through them, but if...
  8. B

    Refresh rate help

    I need some help figuring out if my PYI 1050 ti will be able to handle the ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q monitor with 240 Hz. I dont know if I will be good with buying this or it will just be a waste of money. Any suggestions?
  9. A

    Gts450 or sapphire hd7770???

    Spec: Celeron g1820 4gb ddr3 ram 500 GB HDD -my question is which of this card is more suitable in my build... I plan to play BF4, farcry3, black ops I'm ok in gaming with 720p and low settings...
  10. Z

    Ac black flag maxed out system req

    Hello,i was wondering if someone could tell me what PC would i need to max out ac black flag on 60fps.Thanks. P.S. i play on 1366x768.
  11. T

    AMD Radeon HD 6300M series card not showing

    After formatting my laptop am not able to use my radeon graphics card after some advice i tried to install catalyst centre but while installing it crashes and show blue bios page.please help me with this am using windows 7 with 64 bit lenovo
  12. W

    In win 10 how move selected programs from ssd to hdd w/link

    I have a new laptop: Win10 Home 64-bit, Intel Core i7 6700HQ @ 2.60GHz, 16 GB, FF 47.0.1 v238GB LITEON L8H-256V2G-HP (SSD), 931GB TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100 (SATA). All programs I install get installed on the SSD but there are some programs I use infrequently that I'd like to move to the HDD. Somewhere...
  13. S

    Cheap build that can be upgraded later

    As explained almost in full by the title, I need a build that would be good for gaming right now, and would be easy to upgrade later. I'm hoping to fit in a 1060 in this build and my budget is 600, but can stretch to 700-750 if the need arises. I already have a build that I threw together with...
  14. S

    gtx 980ti 4k

    HELLO guys i want to play the witcher 3 in 4k specs am going to buy Cpu -i5 4690k gpu- gtx 980 ti gaming MotherB-msi z97 gaming 7 cooler 212 - 8 gb ram hyper x 1600 mhz but all of this specs are [useed] !! this specs enoph for 4k with good fps or what i have to change?? and i want to know...
  15. C

    Is my CPU bottlenecking my gpu

    I have an AMD fx 4350 and I recently got a gtx 690 for a cheap price, however there have been problems while trying to play games. I can't even start up a game without its audio and video stating to stutter and eventually crashing. I my CPU bottlenecking my gpu? Will an AMD FX 8350 fix this problem
  16. D

    Is the GTX 970 worth the extra $80?

    i'm currently on a budget and my current plan is to buy My GTX 960 and then the case and later upgrade my motherboard or monitor. Currently the GTX 970 is just $80 than the 960. Buying the 970 however will set me back for some time. So my question is should I buy the 960 r the 970?
  17. K

    I5 4690 dx12

    so i heard that many weak CPUs will get a boost on dx12 does that mean that more expensive cpus like mine or the skylake new ones wont get a boost? will that mean that even an i3 could get up to the same performance as an i7?
  18. P

    First PC build ~$1000 really need feedbacks please!

    Hi guys, I’m about to build my first ever gaming computer and I want to get your insight. I’m really debating on getting one for overclocking vs. not. I have never overclocked before, so I have no idea if it’s really worth the additional buck i’ll have to put in. I’m hoping to play Battlefield...
  19. N

    whining noise: ASUS Sabertooth rev.2+ AMD fx-8350---4,0 Ghz

    Hello everyone, I need help, cuz from my pc builded 1 year ago, is comming some weird noises, i think its around cpu socket, but i am not sure :/ my pc rig: MOBO:Asus Sabertooth 990FX rev.2 CPU: AMD FX-8350 4,0 Ghz (stock clock) GPU: Nvidia gtx 980 asus strix 4 GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance 2x...
  20. P

    I can access to, but cannot get full displayed both phone and pc

    Last few weeks i still can access to to watch movies, but recently when i use google chrome, internet explorer and mozila also cannot get full display,i try to use my phone to access also get the same result...I using Wifi for Yes (YTL)
  21. S

    I think my benchmarks are low even though my components are high-end(probably)

    today i run passmarks performance test and i got a benchmark score of 1639.82 is it a good passmark score my specs: hp 15 r235ne with windows 8.1 I7 5500 u 2.4-2.8 ghz turbo boost -score:4153 kingston ddr3l 4gb ram-score: 1409 500gb sata hdd score-649 nvidia 820m 2 gb score 3d:649 2d score:642...
  22. M

    My hard drive is damaged and i can't create Windows Recovery

    Hi, my windows 7 acer laptop hard drive crashed recently..well it's not completely dead, the head inside the drive went into the platter and my friend was able to move it back into's still damaged because it's very slow and i had to slowly move all of my files onto an external drive...
  23. R

    Is this PSU ok?

    Hi guys!!! Considering these motherboard voltages measured with a software, can we assume that my PSU is faulty? (My computer randomly freezes) Thank you in advance for your answers!!!
  24. B

    Will CAT6 improve my down/upload speeds?

    My connection states it's running at 100 Mbps, but a speed test gave me a result of a mere 6.67/5.39 Mbps down/upload speed. I'm currently connected with a CAT5e cable; will getting a CAT6 cable increase speeds? Other info: I have Verizon FiOS.
  25. ambam

    Z97 vs X99 gaming performance

    Which has more gaming performance, the X99 or Z97 chipset?
  26. A

    SP120/AF front intake H440

    Hey tommorow I will be buying another SSD because they are opening another store and there is alot of discounts, I am gonna buy an kraken x61 later on with i7 and 4 corsair sp140's or NF a-14 dont know yet, but I tommorow I will also be buying 3 fans for the front intake and I am wondering...
  27. S

    Asus Laptop doesn't power on

    Hi, my Asus laptop (U31SD) can't power on. I have tried to take the battery off/AC off and press the power button for 30s - 2 minutes, but no avail. Apparently every time after I reconnect power (battery/AC power) the first time I try to turn on the computer the power light flashes once. Any...
  28. C

    Help With DvD Drive Not Being recognised

    So i Just went To the market to change my desktop to a tower and got it done. i asked him to install windows 8 on it even though i could do it myself but hey who cares. i got a new hd 5770 and i haven't installed the drivers yet and i cant see my dvd drive's icon in computer. when i open the...
  29. emtasty123

    How to use ethernet for my killer e2200 high speed?

    It's in the back of my MOBO from MSI and since my wireless isn't working, I'm switching to wired. Can someone give me a good cheap Ethernet cable (With a good speed) and an Ethernet hub (since there isn't any Ethernet port in the basement), all with the total price of 20 or under? Thank you.
  30. S

    4 Core CPU,but only 3 cores usable

    So I am having the AMD Athlon x4 760k Quad Core Processor,but I can't use all cores.I was able to use them before but not sure what happened,I can use only 3 now.
  31. J

    Does this SSD fit?

    Hello, I recently got a SSD for 80% off, the SSD is a Samsung 840 EVO, but I am wondering whether it fits? My motherboard is a GIGABYTE 970A-DS3P Thanks
  32. K

    GPU Problem :(

    Recently I bought the XFX R9 280x. It has been fit correctly but my PC doesn't seem to connect with it properly. Its not the power supply because I have a 750w and that's more than enough, and the card itself is not faulty because it works with a friends PC. I thing it might be the motherboard...
  33. Simon Haddad

    Installing Win 7 error code 0x80070570 help

    Just wondering if I can get some assistance. I am having some trouble installing my 32 bit win 7 on my computer. Currently I am getting a error codes saying; "Windows cannot install required files. the file may be corrupt or missing....." error code 0x80070570. so i went and did my...
  34. C

    radeon r7 240

    I'm going to buy a asus radeon r7 240 VGA card.Does it will support to my computer? Motherboard-asus h61m-e Power supply-450w
  35. A

    What do/can i do?

    I have a problem with my os on my hard drive so im getting a new os would i be able to download the new os on the same harddrive or can i download it to a usb external drive or do i need another sata hard drive
  36. S

    ~Where to get sound recorder for xp?

    Does anyone know where to get the xp utility sound recorder?
  37. hamzaxx

    Will this fit.

    Will this psu ( fit inside my Acer aspire x3400( Need answers fast so I can cancal the...
  38. E

    Need help on new build

    Hi, i'm a person with limited knowledge on building pc. I've been thinking about building a PC and i selected the parts i'll be getting, but im not sure if they are compatible. purpose of the build : gaming budget : 1000 - 1500 ish CPU : AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor CPU cooler : cooler...
  39. M

    Recomend Minimum PSU for my build

    Hey guys im building a low end computer to mostly play Browser 3d (unity) games and some modern titles like bf4 and Dayz on low settings with playable framerates. (Before you go ahead and start suggesting me with buy this buy sorry.....i know its not gonna perform brilliantly but im...
  40. A

    Good Gaming PC Setup?

    is this a good gaming pc setup and what can it run? Go enough for live streaming?