Forum discussion tagged with better.
  1. TheKerangMan

    Question Will games run faster if installed on SSD ?

    Is it true better performance with extra fps if we install games on an SSD, rather than just faster loading speed? Thanks in advance..
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    [SOLVED] which is the best cpu cooler of this list?

    Hi, which of these is better? It is to replace the stock cooler of the i5 10400f, they are all at the same price in my country. Cooler Master : H410R RGB // Hyper 212 Led // Hyper 212 Led Turbo // MasterAir MA410P // Hyper H411r Xigmatek Windpower wp964 // Id-Cooling se-224-xt Basic...
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    [SOLVED] Phanteks P400A D-RGB or NZXT H510i

    Hey guys, I am just about to build myself a brand new gaming pc and am having a bit of trouble coming to a final decision about my case. As the title suggested I am tossing up between the Phanteks P400A D-RGB and the NZXT H510i. I understand that cases and aesthetics are personal preference...
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    [SOLVED] i7-3770 K, S, T which better

    Hello, i have question what is difference betwen i7-3770, i7-3770K, i7-3770S, i7-3770T and which is better for PC 1155 socket
  5. SpacEagle17

    [SOLVED] First Pc build

    Hello, I want to build my first pc (gaming) but I don't have a high budget ( 400€ - 430€ germany). I've spend a lot of time searching and comparing pc pieces and I think I have found good ones. I'm not an expert (more a noob) so could you please look if my chooses are good. I do have a Pc part...
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    Question Noctua NH-U14S TR4 or CoolerMaster MasterLiquid ML360 RGB TR4 Edition for Threadripper 3960x?

    Noctua NH-U14S TR4 air cooler or CoolerMaster MasterLiquid ML360 RGB TR4 Edition All In One Liquid CPU Cooler ? Both seem to have full size and rectangular Threadripper Heat spreader plate contact plates But with the threadripper likly to be turboed in rendering and encoding a lot of the...
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    Question Why is an i5 with higher clock speeds worse than a i7?

    This is what I found: i7: 8 Cores, 8 Threads 3 GHz i5: 4 Cores, 4 Threads 4.00 GHz I get that the i7 has more cores and is more efficient. But surely the i5 is better because of its clock speeds...
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    [SOLVED] Macbook Pro - which CPU - i5 8257u vs i5 8279u?

    Hey guys, ill get a new Notebook in the near future from my Company (actual Notebook: Asus FX502VM with an GTX 1060 3GB) I am using the Notebook for the Company and at home for Gaming. So i was considering to get an Macbook next and use it at home with an EGPU - wanted to go with an RTX2060...
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    Question Better headset for music.

    Hello! I am in the market for a new headset and am trying to decide between two headsets. Hyperx cloud alpha And Coolermaster mh751 I ususally use my headset to listen to music, so I would love to know which one of these two would be better. Thanks in advance!
  10. sbaynard.1983

    Looking to connect a 2011 Samsung Plasma to a bluetooth/wireless speaker

    The device i'm looking with has a serial of BN64-01939A-00 So my best friend's mother came to me asking for advice on hooking up a wireless speaker than she can hook to a chair as she's getting hard at hearing these days and is hoping that it will help her with hearing the tv. Would getting a...
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    3-4 clicks when plugging my hdd

    my wd5000bmvv hdd rev p1 clicks 3-4 times and then stops spinning or clicking....i can see white led light up but its not being recognized in my pc...cleaned the board but still not working....unsure if it is the pcb or header problem...i can swap the pcb with bios chip but just cant figure...
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    will a i5-7600 Bottleneck a 1070ti?

    i'v recently upgraded my ram, and gpu and have been experiencing very low frames in games. Im not too sure what the problem is but i have a feeling it might be my cpu. being relatively new to building pc's i dont want to just throw money at my pc to try and fix it. my specs are: - gtx 1070ti -...
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    how do i open my dvd player

    can't seen to open the dvd player
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    Gtx 580 psu

    Hello! Looking to pair my gtx 580 zotac amp gpu with a new psu. Not concerned bout rating, just as cheap as possible ideally. Wondering if this would be sufficient. ATX-BT650W From what Im seeing it would have the 2x 8pin pcie and exceed the 600w recommended for the 580. Pairing this with...
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    Should I upgrade?

    I spend most of my time gaming, usually Arma 3 or other CPU heavy games. I currently have an i7 4790 (Not K) and even on medium populated servers I get around 20 FPS, I'm wondering, should I upgrade to an i7 7700k?
  16. JohanAngel

    Help on my build

    Hello everyone, I've had a discussion about this build a while ago, but I would like to have some further advice from someone, since I've had an idea. My build is this: PCPartPicker part list: Price breakdown by merchant...
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    Is windows 10 good for gaming?

    Hello. Can someone please help me. Will PC games handle much better on Windows 10,rather then on Windows 7 or 8 ? like will they performance better,increasing FPS,no FPS DROPS (or reduced) in some games..etc ?
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    Ongoing monthly BSOD - driver updates have not helped

    I receive about one BSOD a month. I'm running Win 7 Pro and updated all my drivers months ago from the Asus site. I have an Asus P8Z77-VPro motherboard. I've downloaded all the latest drivers and installed them but problems still occur. I also have an HP Laserjet Pro 200 color MFP M276nw that...
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    Topre Delivers Variable Actuation, Cherry-Compatible Sliders On RealForce RGB Keyboard

    Topre's next keyboard will have switches with variable actuation points, Cherry MX-compatible stems, and RGB lighting. Topre Delivers Variable Actuation, Cherry-Compatible Sliders On RealForce RGB Keyboard : Read more
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    how many restarts does it take to damage a motherboard?

    i currently have a H97-D3H from Gigabyte, i have pretty bad OCD on my computer so i restarted a bunch of times on it to get the "perfect restart".My last bios time gets from 11.6 to maximum of 15.1, seems normal? in crystaldiskinfo it says i have 1033 startups on my WDC blue and 1650 hours on...
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    Desktop keeps restarting itself

    My desktop keeps restarting itself. It does it fairly randomly but generally within a minute or two of being turned on. Sometimes it trolls me and stays on for half an hour. Not really sure what information would be needed to offer help. It's running 64 bit windows 7, which I've reinstalled so...
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    Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB boot problems.

    Hello everyone! I recently installed Windows 7 Pro on my SSD. The installation goes as normal. I update it, my computer shuts down. When it restarts it says that it can't access the drive. Even if I take out my HDD then it will say that there is no boot device to be found. I don't know what to...
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    Dead Board Sys Fan Heat

    Just Bought a Motherboard Giabyte F2a78m and when i plugged it in and tried to power it without any component except the CPU it wont turn on and the SYS FAN pins start to heat up, is there any external cause making this happen? or is just that the Motherboard is defective?
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    i am bought a new computer plug the all new cables correctly but moniter was going to sleep, so what can i do please help me

    i am bought a new computer plug the all new cables correctly but moniter was going to sleep, so what can i do please help me
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    whenever i shut down my pc fans go full blast for 2 seconds

    whenever i shut down my pc fans go full blast for 2 seconds. is this normal?
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    wifi/internet issues: lots of odd problems

    Today i was using to try to figure out where the bottleneck in my slow internet was. so i use the website for over wifi, on my laptop. i got ping of 34, download of 10.44 Mbps, and upload of 3.09 Mbps. this is over the lynksys ea6200 router, and this is with my dell inspiron 15...
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    1 short beep 1 long beep. No vga signal. Help please.

    Hello guys, today i was relocating some stuff in my room and decided to move my desktop computer to somewhere else. When i plugged in all the cables i noticed that the monitor receives no vga signal. The first thing i tried was trying other monitors and vga cables. So the problem is not with the...
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    Should I buy a refurbished CPU?

    I am looking for a place to purchase one of these: Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 2.66Ghz Dual-Core Processor. Since I am rather pressed for cash, I've been looking on eBay. I'm wondering if a refurbished CPU will serve my needs, especially since I'll be doing some gaming on my machine.
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    YouTube Launches YouTube Gaming With Livestreams, 25,000 Unique Pages For Games

    YouTube officially joins the game livestreaming arena with its announcement of a new games-focused site called YouTube Gaming. YouTube Launches YouTube Gaming With Livestreams, 25,000 Unique Pages For Games : Read more
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    i5-450m to i7-640m

    Just found out my circa 2010 Dell laptop has a PGA socketed chip, and that got me thinking. The i5-450m in my laptop currently has around a 960 single thread/2145 passmark score. It currently has a SSD and 8 GB RAM, but it is getting a bit long in the tooth when doing general web/multi-tab...
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    Are you serious? You seriously comparing the r9 290 with the gtx 960? -.- you lost all my respect as a web and forum....
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    Only One Fan Spot Available: Intake or Exhaust?

    Hi everybody! I'm making a build in the Silverstone SG13, which is a very small shoe box case with space for only one fan up front. I will have a top mounted PSU and a blower style GPU as exhausts, so my question is this: what should I do for my case fan in the front? I can fit a 120mm fan. I...
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    recommend a system for 650$ just cpu ram vga mb

    for gaming @1080p just need 4 piece.and my budget is about 650$ CPU VGA RAM MB what do you recommend?
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    First PC build in 14 years!

    Hey guys. Nice to see this place is still kicking. Haven't been here in so long I don't even remember my username. So here's the deal. I'm about to start a build that will be used pretty much exclusively for gaming and the Oculus Rift when it comes out. I need it to be able to record video...
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    What is the best GTA V Settings for my PC Setup??

    Good day, I have been experiencing some lags on my GTA, I'd like to ask what will be the appropriate settings for my GTA V PC. May I ask for preferred settings for my gameplay? Here's my specs: Intel i5 @3.1 ghz 8gb Corsair Ram Radeon R9 270x 2gb 256bit Toxic 1TB HDD Thanks guys.
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    infinite boot loop

    Bought an Ibuypower series 502 3years ago. Worked fine for 2years, unhooked everything a year ago for a move. Got it out again last year for no internet until now. When I have it hooked up to my TV via HDMI, it keeps rebooting and no picture. I've tried 2 HDMI cords, and same results. Got it to...
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    GeForce GTX 750 1GBDDR5 compatibility with ASUS B85M-E mATX

    I understand backwards compatible, but I am trying to "min-max" my new build, so should I be upgrading the mobo to one with two PCIe 3.0 slots or find a different GP?
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    Can I stream with the i5 4690?

    So I know the i7 4790 has hyper threading but is it worth the extra 100ish to buy it for a beginner streamer who has lots of other things to worry about like school, sports, (im 15). Is it really worth the extra cash and will I notice a difference when streaming. I would toss a gtx 960 on either...
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    I get the BSOD every time I try to upgrade my RAM

    Hi there: I have been running my desktop on 4GB of RAM for the last several years. It is the same 2 sticks of RAM initially bought during the configuration. Recently, I have tried to add additional RAM (8GB of RAM) and keep receiving the same BSOD each time. The BSOD typically happens after I...
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    Real time microphone boosting

    Hi,i would need a program that takes my microphone input,makes it louder,and makes it a chooseable input in skype or teamspeak or any sound using program.I know that there is a built in microphone boost in sound manager but there's only a little box that i can check in and it boosts the volume...