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    Which case should I get for cooling and airflow?

    I've been looking around for my first gaming PC lately and I've come across two that I like. They are identical in specs but one of them has a mini tower case while the other has a mid tower case with five pre-installed fans. Mini Tower Case...
  2. N

    How CPU intensive is mortal kombat x?

    I have an a8 5500 and I will upgrade my graphics card soon. I am wondering if my CPU will playable fps. If not, will a 860k be good enough?
  3. Divinicide

    recommended replacement for Corsair CX750M

    Someone I know purchased a CX750M and after adding a video card in the motherboard, there is this unbearable coil whine. I thought it was the video card at first because "gigabyte gtx 970 g1 gaming" is known for its coil whine but I pinpoint its from the PSU because I hear the noise more...
  4. H

    1080p monitor bad if its 27"?

    I want a new monitor and i want a biggish one but the one I'm looking at is 27" but is only 1080p and i wanted to know if their would be any stretching or pixelation? if so should i settle for the smaller 23.5" 1080p
  5. C

    Sapphire Radeon hd 7970 problem

    So today has been one to forget. My parents have a PC that I built for them a few months ago and the 750W power supply I had in it decided to quit working; all parts are fine so that was a relief. I plugged my power supply in to test it. So when putting my PC back together I noticed that my...
  6. J

    SSD storage amounts

    I will be doing a new build at some point, i will be putting my os on an SSD, but should i get a second for programs, or just partition off the one SSD and put other programs on same one. am getting a HDD too for files.
  7. R

    Computer freezes after installing graphics card

    Yesterday I installed a graphics card as well as a new power supply to support it and pretty frequently while playing games, the screen freezes. The graphics card is a AMD Radeon R5 230 and the power supply is 520W. My computer Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) IIx4 635 (4cpus) 2.9GHz 8gbram
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    GTX 970 on HP Phoenix H9-1190ez not booting

    I wanted to upgrade my HD 7950 to a EVGA GTX 970 but the PC is not booting after installing it (physically). BIOS splash screen appears for a long time, after that a single beep. After some seconds another single beep and a black screen with a blinking underscore appears. There seems no BIOS...
  9. morgilroka

    Build recommendations? 1200 budget

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($258.32 @ TigerDirect Canada) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($34.99 @ Memory Express) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI ATX LGA1150...
  10. N

    Sli 970s or single 980.

    Hey I plan on upgrading my gpu but I'm not sure if I should get two 970s or one 980. I know performance will be better with two 970s but there's the hassle with sli. I plan on gaming on three monitors 5760 x 1080. I would like to get one 980 and try to avoid going down the sli route. Will a...
  11. H

    Good Gaming Keypad

    I have heard all about the razer gaming keypads and some of the Logitech ones and I was looking into getting one but wondering if it is worth it. Also I do not want to spend a boat load of money on. Please let me know if you know of a good one to get and your experience with them. Thanks
  12. M

    A new hard drive for a Dell N7110

    Hey everyone. My wife bought a Dell N7110 17" laptop from Dell about 2 and 1/2 years ago. There has always been a problem with the hard drive, but unfortunately it just went critical after Windows started sending warnings about "backing up your information before the hard-drive quits". Now, I...
  13. S

    Slower Gigabit than Wifi

    I have a LInksys EA6400 Gigabit router (g/n/ac), with a LaCie NAS (100mbit i believe). When I use my Wifi (full signal strength, draft n), I obtain an average of 7 megabytes/s. Using same NAS and router, but plugging in with a Cat 6e 550Mhz cable (tested and known good), gigabit connection on...
  14. D

    Traps FPS help

    When I record videos with traps my FPS shows on my screen but not on the recording, is there a way to let the FPS show? Some people want to see my FPS when I do benchmarks but I have to run another program whiter I record to show FPS. Please let me know if there is a a way
  15. J

    Air flow fans 120mm 140mm

    What would be the best 120mm and 140mm for purely air flow (Im not bothered by the noise)
  16. J

    GPU Fan speed drops RPM's while under use?

    Hi everyone, I have an ASUS R9 280x DCU2T and I was just wondering if this is normal behavior. I have my fan speed set on auto 20%, and depending on the room temperature, the RPM is usually around 987 - 997 on idle and the temp is about 34-37C during that time. But the second I run a game or a...
  17. L

    Why is my PC constantly BSOD'ing when I leave it overnight to download?

    This is getting infuriating. Almost every single time now when I leave the PC on to download overnight (large games bought online) the PC is encounting a BSOD and I don't notice it until I wake up in the morning. How can the PC operate fine (bar a sluggish hard drive as per my other post) when...
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    How to connect vga touch screen monitor to hdmi pc

    I recently got the HUION GT-190 and my computer cannot use anything vga related (unless you get specialized UHD monitors) so I was wondering what I needed to do to convert the VGA to hdmi so I can use it with my computer
  19. R

    will the power supply with this combo power all the components

    Do you guys think this psu will work?
  20. yellowpois0n

    AMD build vs Intel build

    These are my last 2 builds and one of them are going to be the victor. They both come at around same price, however I have no clue performance wise. Intel build: AMD build: Can someone tell me which build is better performance...