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  1. Metalwell

    NOCTUA NH-D14 Components for i7 6700k

    Hello, I have been thinking about getting this colelr however I read that they dont give you the montage components to montage on i7 6700k cooler, is there anyone who can confirm that ?
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    Headphones don't work unless I start computer with them plugged in.

    So I have a bit of a weird problem. I have a pair of iphone headphones and when I first plug them into my laptop they don't work. They only work if I restart my laptop and the headphones are plugged in when it restarts. However, if I ever take them out and put them back in, it doesn't work again...
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    Strange corrupted area in display since replacing graphics card

    Hi everyone, I'll start with a quick description of the issue and delve into the system's details and background below. I've recently replaced my previous graphics card (Gigabye AMD HD6870) with a newer one (Sapphire Toxic r9 280x). Since then, I see these weird distortions in my display from...
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    Is this a good Gaming PC build?

    I think this is the best build I can make without spending too much money. I don't know a lot about computers but do all of these components seem compatible? How do you think it would perform for gaming? Link to my parts:
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    Can't search applications on the D:\ Drive

    Hi, After recently upgrading to windows 10 and doing a fresh install of windows, I have a problem with the search tool. I can't search any applications that are on my D: Drive. For example, I can search "chrome" and it comes up with it as it is installed on my C drive, but when I search steam...
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    Keyboard and mouse wont turn on until bios screen is gone

    My keyboard and mouse won't turn on until after the bios screen shows up, I just recently got a new SSD and i want to put windows on it, so I wiped my hard drive and cloned it to my ssd, now I was told to choose the boot device in bios as the SSD. But I cant do that because my keyboard wont turn...
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    New Video Card

    Hi I bought a new graphic card gtx 960 4gb to replace my old gpu gt520. But after replacing the card the screen doesn't get passed the boot menu. It starts for 20secs and then turns it's self off and again starts and keeps repeating the process. My pc boots normally with the old card. My bios is...
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    Sapphire AMD Radeon Vapor-X R9 290 Tri-X GDDR5 VS Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 380 Nitro 4GB GDDR5 (CANT DECIDE)

    Yesterday my HD7950 vapour x died on me, ive done a bit of research and found that the R9 290 performs quite a bit better in bechmarking than the R9 380, But from what ive seen the R9 380 is more commonly recomended. Which one should i choose? Are there any better cards in the same price...
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    10 days old GTX970 artifacts!!? (Screenshot)

    Just built my rig 10 days ago and everything has been going smoothly, except i just encountered this (look at the white background and the start menu... especially the weather tile) : It started while playing Rainbow 6 Siege. I'm a total noob at this, but I immediately closed the game and...
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    Asus Gtx 960 (249€) vs Gigabyte R9 380 (255€)

    My gaming PC Build: CPU I5-4460 MB Asus H97M-Plus Windows 8.1 1TB HDD Nox Nx200 XFX TS Series 550W 80 PLUS BRONZE RAM 8GB DDR3 Gskill Ripjaws X CL9 1600 (2x4) So, there´s the Asus Strix Gtx 960 4GB for 249€ and then there´s Gigabyte G1 R9 380 4GB for 255€. Which GPU should I go for? My parents...
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    Improve purchase spec by lowering resolution?

    Having not owned a laptop are there considerations I'm neglecting? Budget of approx £600, been looking for a laptop, and while I'm not after a dedicated gaming laptop (favourite devs are console focused anyway) I want to see what I van squeeze out performance-wise for the budget. Been looking...
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    Is my temperature too high for my Graphics Card?

    I have a Gigabyte 980 ti g1 gaming and i get around 74 degrees on full load but i have seen it go up to 77 degrees. I know that the reference gtx 980 ti full load temperature is 84 degrees. But is my temperatures too high for this specific card? I read the reviews and i see that on most...
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    AMD Phenom II x4 965 will bottleneck a gtx 960/radeon 380

    Hi guys i have question AMD Phenom II x4 965 will bottleneck a gtx 960/radeon 380 without oc thanks for anserws.
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    could I get an honest opinion on the pc community?

    I have been playing on consoles my whole life, and recently I want to get into computer gaming. One of the biggest reasons I haven't is because every time someone who plays on pc hears im on consoles They make fun of me, such as console peasant then yelling pc master race. And I don't want to...
  15. IgorNew

    asus vs gigabyte z170

    Hi what motherboard is better (overall) for oc, and general usage? Gigabyte ga-z170x-ud3 Asus z170-a If there is any less expensive motherboard that is very close to those can you recomand? I personaly have experience with only gigabyte motherboards in last 10 years and only had one dead board...
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    ram stick problem

    hello guys I just changed my fans in my case and I removed my ram 2x4 gb 1600 MHz so I change lanes and instead of putting them in 2 blue lanes I put them of the black lanes and when I opened speccy to see the timings it was 11-11-11-29 instead of 9-9-9-21
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    Piecemeal LGA 1155 System Upgrade. Need Help

    I bought this collection of parts over a year ago for $90, and installed them into a Cooler Master N600 case, added a 500GB Western Digital Hard Drive and Asus CD/DVD Drive. Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Intel Celeron G530 @ 2.40GHz Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology RAM 4GB Patriot Sector 5...
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    Creative Sound Blaster Z series toslink/SPDIF not working

    Hello Ladies and Gentlemen Background: My Rig Processor: AMD FX8320 Motherboard: Asus M5 A99FX Pro R2.0 Ram: 32 Gig DDR3 Video Card: Radeon R9 200 Series (PCIe 2.0 x16 slot, blue color) Sound Card : Creative Blaster Z (PCIe x4 mode, black color) O/s: Win 8.1 I have hooked up this rig to my...
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    Overheating Problems i7-4790k

    Using h100i max pump and fan speed Idle temps 32-38 Use prime 95 for half a second and they all max to 100c Running at 4400Mhz Is there a problem with my h100i?
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    i3 bottlenecking r9 380 gaming 4gb

    Im planning to build my own gaming desktop with an i3 and a Msi R9 380 Gaming 4Gb My question is: Will the i3 bottleneck the R9 380?