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  1. Hellno187

    What motherboard is best to pair with my AMD 8350 for under $150?

    I've seen quite a few threads regarding this, but most are old (probably because the processor is old) and I'm looking for some new opinions on this. I had bought a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD (despite some of the bad reviews), but I found the reviews...
  2. R

    Help with cheap mobo for skylake

    What is a decent but cheap skylake mobo that can run most DDR3 ram or is it worth the upgrade to DDR4. Might be doing some light OC on cpu
  3. N

    connecting phone to stereo

    So i have this old stereo system, which i hope ill be able to connect my phone to. I think i need a 3.5 mm to rca cable. Then i plug it into my phone and then into the aux or phono inputs on the reciever/amp. Then i can open youtube or spotify and play music from my phone to the speakers, am...
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    Difficult download win 10

    I believe is a software issue with win 8 disk i had for years. I replaced nearly all hardware mb mem cpu video card psu a hard drive. The only i had not replace is my win install disk which i had problems installing everytime. I took my pc to my local pc repair and said it could a number of...
  5. V

    Upgrading gpu. Dc7800 CMT

    As you can see in the title i want to upgrade my gpu in a dc7800 convertible minitower to get more fps in games. Here are my currently specs: CPU:Core 2 duo E8500. GPU:Gigabyte nvidia geforce 210 1gb. RAM:4gb. MOTHERBOARD: HP 0aach. PSU:365W. Any suggestions please(without changing the PSU if...
  6. K

    Pop-up during HDD extention

    Hi I have 2 internal disk drives in my PC. One is SSD with Windows 7 on it, and another is a 1TB HDD for storage. The HDD is split into two equally sized partitions (A and B drives). I freed 200GB of space by shrinking B drive tried to add it onto A for more space. In the disk volume extension...
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    Thermal Paste on MB + CPU Overheating until shooting down

    Hi! First, thanks for looking into my problem. (specs in the end of the topic) Short History: My CPU stuck to my heatsink, I managed to take it out after trying a lot and I know this may have damaged CPU. I've got some new thermal paste on the processor but the temperature on idle goes from 30º...
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    GTX 980 causing my PSU to "buzz"?

    This is not coil whine and it is confirmed not coming from the graphics card. I'm curious, anyone else have a GTX980 that encountered a very faint "buzzing" noise that is sounding like an electronic buzzing noise (not a fan issue or something getting stuck) coming from the actual PSU itself...
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    Intel i5 1.8GHz(2.6GHz on Boost)|AMD 8730HD |8GB RAM| Still lags on most of the games

    Above are my specifications of my Dell inspiron laptop. The games on which I faced lags are: 1.Battle field 4 2.Black ops 3.Age of empire 3 on high graphics 4.Sprinter cell 5.Fifa14 I am not sure what is wrong. I followed this tutorial video : and...
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    How to make the internet connection inactive

    Hi there. Don't know here else in your forum to post this. Got an internet connection via usb adapter. How can I get it to be inactive? My laptop cannot be put to sleep without crashing. Long story... I don't want to spend the time figuring out why. So I just put the display and the hard disk to...
  11. K

    Help regarding new RAM selection

    Hi i have Intel DH55TC which has dual channel support I was using two 2gb kingston RAM's. I ordered one Corsair Vengeance DDR3 4 GB (1 x 4 GB) PC DRAM (CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9) from here and have installed it as well but now after some research i am a bit confused, should i return it and buy some...
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    i7 4790k high temps with evo 212

    hi guys is my temps of 82c with aida64 running for 45mins on a i7 4790k@4.4ghz turbo bad i have no idea what is safe for the cpu i have evo 212 cooler and looking at my bios it says vrin 1.800 and vcore 1.226 and my cpu idels at 25c plzz help thanks
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    Why are not pins flat? [School project help]

    I'm taking a design class and in my upcoming exam we have to think about some everyday designs we could improve. I, being the computer nerd of the class, immediately thought of the pins on a cpu. Why can't the connectors be flat like the LGA 1150's or 2011's on both the cpu and mobo? Is there...
  14. C

    First Pc Build

    Hey guys! This is my first pc build and am wondering what people think! I will not be ordering the parts until late June but am looking for an experienced builders advice on what i can improve upon or what parts i can change etc.
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    Quick question about the R9 270x card.

    Hello, I recently picked up my R9 270x card and just finished installing the latest driver from the AMD website which is the Catalyst Software Suite (Omega 14.12). I noticed there's a BETA driver and an AMD Chipset driver under the option downloads. Should I install both or either of those...
  16. D

    TX3 EVO cooler

    So I got myself the TX3 evo to cool my FX 8120 processor. However I can't seem to get enough performance out of it, would it help if I added a second fan, should I replace the stock fan that comes from the tx3 ? I clocked my cpu to 4.0ghz, but I get around 60+ temps with prime95...
  17. W

    Co-Channel vs Seperate (non-interfering) channel Wi-Fi setup

    Hey guys, So I'm wondering what advantage (if any) having a networks Wi-Fi set up on non-interfering channels vs having all of the access points on a single channel (co-channel). The 2.4ghz network contains about 4 access points by the way.
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    Win7 stuck - no login window

    Hello When booting my sager notebook NP7280, win7 won't go further than the black screen just after the screen with the windows logo. I have tried safe boot, old restore points, you name it but to no avail. All this happens to the new HD which was a n exactly image of the old smaller hd...
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    GTX 970 won't POST on Asus Z97 Extreme4

    I just got an ASUS GeForce GTX 970 STRIX to put into my box. I installed it the PCIe 3.0 slot, plugged in the PCIe power on the card (I'm getting a light on the LED1 on the card, but not the LED3) and the box won't POST. Nothing. I don't get anything when I press either the case power button or...
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    Wired or wireless keyboard?

    Which do you recommend between a wired and wireless keyboard? I understand that wireless may have had lag or connection issues, but has that improved nowadays? I need a keyboard for my desktop PC so probably a wired one makes more sense, although less wire clutter is welcome. And maybe a...
  21. L

    My wireless devices can't find my NETGEAR extensio

    All my wireless devices can find my NETGEAR router but can't find the NETGEAR extension after a power outage?
  22. BaronVonCable

    PC Noob - I want to underclock my i7-4790k

    Where do I start and how do I go about doing this? Want to lower power consumption and heat output while maintaining its outlandish computing power (compared to the uses I put it through).
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    Corsair Rm650 Fans never spinning <-- help

    sorry for my noobs question, yes I know corsair rm series fans just spin when load more than 40% but I try everything to make the fan spin, furmark, msi kombustor, 3d mark, prime94 for almost 10 hours but still the fan never spin my corsair rm650 just 2 month old and the fan never spin all the...
  24. powerpie5000

    Asrock Z97 Owners...

    Hi all, Can anyone with a Z97 based Asrock board please post up the voltages shown in HWMonitor and Speccy (motherboard section). I have a rogue/unknown voltage reading and want to see if others have the same. Speccy shows it as the memory controller voltage, but I think it's too high...
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    Can my computer run Shadow of Mordor?

    Shadow of Mordor came out and I want to know if I should buy it on my PC. My specs: GPU: GTX 770 CPU: Intel Core i5 4690K Processor overclocked to up to 4.3GHz RAM: 8GB PC3-12800 DDR3 Memory SSHD: 1TB Just want to know if it's worth it.
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    Building a gaming computer

    Hi, I just want to start off saying that I'm a completely noob at this and I just want to make sure that every is right, and also I have cable interent and the router/ tv is a floor above me so ethernet is out of the question. SO wich PCi should I get? Also, I plan on using logitech g930's 7.1...
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    I3-4130 W/ GT 740 vs G3220 W/ GTX 750 ti

    Which one would you guys get? The G3220 W/ GTX 750 ti would be cheaper but I'm afraid it will bottleneck the 750 ti.
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    Which GPU to pick?

    So basically i want to buy one of the two following GPUs.. should i buy MSI GeForce GTX 770 Gaming 4GB PhysX with higher everything (almost) or ASUS GeForce GTX 780 3GB PhysX CUDA with higher memory bus width
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    FPS spikes low randomly - Need experienced advice!!

    Hello everyone! I'm new to the "building computers world" and came across this helpful website. I've been a computer gamer for many years and want to keep it that way. I've been having some issues with my FPS in games such as counter-strike Global Offensive. Here are my specs: OS - Windows 7 HP...
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    Is it worth the upgrade?

    So I have the MSI R9-270 GAMING 2GB D5 PCIE with full warranty, so I can get all of my money back for it anytime in the next two years.... I fully intend to take it back some day and get a better one. My question is, is it worth is to upgrade to the Sapphire Radeon R9 280/280x 3GB Dual-X right...
  31. W

    Can I reinstall Windows 7 on ssd at a later date?

    Hello everybody. I am a first time builder and I was wondering.. If I want to eventually get an ssd for my operating system (Windows 7 system builder) and programs, but funds are a little tight.. Could I just get the hdd for now and install everything on there, and when I get an ssd, reinstall...
  32. L

    AMD unlocked CPU temps normal?

    i have unlocked an amd athlon x3 460 cpu into a phenom x4 b60. the thing is that the temperature before the unlock was 40C idle and now it is still the same BUT it had no crashes it reaches a max temp of 58C and it is stable is this temp normal for an unlocked CPU? the cooler is a stock one from...
  33. Zombie615

    Battlefield 4 Question

    I keep reading that Battlefield 4 flourishes with more cores. Watching youtube hasn't really helped me decide rather or not I should buy the game an see how it goes for me because people are misleading on there. Ever since I installed my new gpu I've been wanting to buy BF4 but I don't want to...
  34. A

    amd or nvidia

    i know there are many many opinions, i just want to know one thing, what's better when gaming (i don't care about the budget)
  35. L

    Which Thermal Paste

    I just bought a Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler and got the thermal paste which comes with it but before purchasing i got a Innovation Cooling Diamond 7 CPU Thermal Compound Paste. Im thinking the IC paste is better?
  36. W

    I'm thinking of building a pc, advice?

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 651K 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($72.99 @ SuperBiiz) Motherboard: MSI A55M-P33 Micro ATX FM1 Motherboard ($38.00 @ Amazon) Memory: Pareema 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($41.99 @ Newegg) Video...