Forum discussion tagged with brand.
  1. consptheory77

    Question Gold and 1000W PCIe5 or 850W Titanium?

    Price being equal ($200), would you choose a MSI - MPG A1000G PCIE 5.0, 80 GOLD or a Super Flower Leadex Titanium 850W 80+ Titanium?
  2. S

    [SOLVED] Is a Galax RTX 3080 SG LHR Good GPU?

    Hii guys, I was looking to get a Asus Strix rtx 3080. As I have always used only asus Gpus. But the 3080 isnt available for me. So I was looking for alternatives. The only 3080 I can get is Galax RTX 3080 SG LHR and Inno3d RTX 3080 ICHILL X4 . Are these Good brands? Or Should I downgrade to RTX...
  3. M

    Question Two different Brands of RAMs

    Hi all, Recently i bought a pair of 2*8Gb RAMs ( 3600Mhz - CL18 ), i found a good deal on them. Now i wanted to add more RAM to reach 32Gb, but i found that they are out of stock, i made some calls to the suppliers in my country and all of them say that they are out of stock and there's a...
  4. J

    [SOLVED] Question about motherboard selection... first time building a PC

    Hello Everyone, I am new to the site and new to PCs. I am sure this has been asked alot of times but I am struggling with what motherboard to go with as well was a power supply brand. Below are what items i am going to be using in the build. For the power supply I am thinking a 750 watt unit...
  5. A

    Question 16GB 3200MHz - Which kit?

    I recently built a PC with the Ryzen 7 3700x and RTX 2070 super and I need to upgrade my ram. Still got 8gb at 2400mhz and I was looking on amazon for a 3200mhz kit. I'm not sure which one to get. I got 4 options. Can you guys help me pick the best one please? The one that has less latency and...
  6. S

    [SOLVED] Advice please mostly on which TRX 40 Threadripper 3 Motherboard brand and model is more reliable

    Trying to decide on motherboards for a 3rd gen Threadripper 3960x system over my budget as it is so the 3970x is way out). May have to opt for the 3950x. This should do what I want but the TR systems offer a lot more upgrade potential. Been looking in the UK so far at : Scan UK, PC Specialist...
  7. M

    Question Laptop ram upgrade: Any brand will work?

    So I've been searching the forums but none comes up. I'm planning to upgrade my laptop's ram. I already understand technical specs (DDR3, same brand pairing, etc.) but my only concern is if manufacturers actually brand lock their laptops to use their own model ram? I have a lenovo laptop and I...
  8. S

    Question Which 4-slot NV-Link model/brand is the fastest?

    I am shopping for 4-slot NV-Links models for my 2 x RTX 2080 Ti's to put in my Z390 Godlike motherboard and I don't know which model is the fastest. Help please! I know the speeds are similar but I am seriously wanting to only buy the fastest. So, if 1 brand is even a little bit slightly...
  9. S

    [SOLVED] Nvlink size

    Hello, this is my motherboard: I currently have a 2080Ti Gigabyte Gaming OC. I want to get another 2080 Ti and...
  10. S

    Question What are some fast AND quiet 140mm case fans?

    Hello all, I have this PC super tower case: 900&cm_re=tower_900--11-133-327--Product I'm going to buy this fan controller:
  11. R

    RX580 CrossFire not working

    I am trying to use CrossFire and my second Radeon RX 580 is not recognized by my motherboard (AsRock X470 Master SLI/AC.) Both cards are MSI Radeon RX 580s, and the CPU is the Ryzen 5 2400G. I currently have 16GB of Kingston HyperX Fury DDR4-3466 installed. I am using a 750W EVGA 750 G2 PSU...
  12. G

    amd fx6300 get slow sometimes

    My system's specs as: CPU: FX-6300 Motherboard: Gigabyte 72LMT-S2PT Ram: 8GB HDD: 1TB GPU: GTX1050Ti 4GB DDR5 Chassis: OS: Windows 8.1 Monitor: 22" meaning 1080p gaming i am running watch dogs 2 on my system when i changed quality of graphics to high from medium it was running fine but...
  13. Q

    Old surround sound with new devices

    Hello all, I have 2 rooms, the TV room, and my bedroom. Current Setup: TV & PS4 in the TV room. TV, 1080 Projector, PC, Surround sound in Bedroom. My PC is connected to Both TVs and the Projector (HDMI) + the Surround sound (Y Audio Cable). Using bluetooth mice n keyboards. The PS4 is...
  14. S

    Audio Help - Looking for a new setup

    Hello guys, Looking for a new setup for my audio. I am currently just using my Kingston HyperX Clouds and onboard audio. However I want to experience better sound quality as I am in the processing of changing my complete gaming setup. Okay so I know that many of the gaming headsets are very...
  15. C

    GTX 1050 Ti - Enough power?

    Hello! I want to buy this video card: Into this motherboard: My PSU if you need it: I'm afraid, that the VGA won't get enough power...
  16. J

    4k monitor wont display 60hz!!! please help

    I have have a 980ti hytbrid 6gb card. which iv been told is fine for 4k gaming not at ultra but good. so i bought a 4k montior Asus 28inch 1ms 60 hz monitor. I plugged it into the gpu with HDMI and it was super laggy with the mouse and overall not smooth like 1080. Called asus and they said to...
  17. M

    gt 730 help asap

    I am planning to buy gt 730 1gb ddr5 and my problem is if i should buy zotac or palit or msi brand? which is better? thanks in advance
  18. P

    Failing secondary hard drive impeding speed of computer

    Hello, The hard drive on my laptop has failed and I wanted to recover deleted data off of it. I managed to retrieve the hard drive from the laptop and I tried connecting it to my desktop. It slows the computer down immensely though which, I imagine, is because of the failing hard drive. I...
  19. M

    I have the 1151 i5 6500 need a good affordable fan solution

    As the title says. I need an affordable cooling solution for my cpu. I have the phanteks enthoo pro windowed case. I would if you could bring some proof along with the answer. Thanks in advance
  20. Conroy1988

    Windows 10 Update KB3135174 Failed to install

    Right guys, as a last resort before I end up smashing the entire desktop out to the pavement below through the window im at a loss with this. I have a install of Win10 Pro 64x, genuine windows version all activated etc, virus protection is the windows own stuff, I've been keeping all updates...
  21. shmu26

    VMs -- on SSD with OS, or on separate drive (HDD)?

    host: windows 10 pro x64, on SSD i-5 6500 8 gb ram guests: windows xp x86 windows 7 x86 xubuntu x86 I use VMs mainly for light apps, with an occasional burst of CPU activity when I am using a search tool. Is it better to keep the VMs on my SSD in a separate partition, or should I put them on...
  22. L

    windows 8.1 was download from the internet did not give me an activation key how can i put a activation key in when i dont hav

    my gateway came with windows 8 and windows8.1 was download from the internet it work for a short time when I turn it on it comes on ok but wont let me go into yahoo or any thing until I put in an activation key which was not giving to me so what can I do? or even get back windows 8
  23. Kevin klimeck

    Wait now buy later or make it run now?

    Hey do my video card is headed down hill fast. Should i get a Radeon R9 290X or 280X . Or should i save some and get a GTX 770 with g-Sync support? Mind you at the moment im playing Guild Wars 2, League of Legends, Smite and Sometimes(not a lot) World of warcraft. Id like to get into...
  24. L

    Mini Laptop not starting after replacing motherboard.

    Hi, I'm very new to Tom's Hardware so i'm sorry if i'm at the wrong section or something. My laptop is an HP Mini 110-3000. I bought a new motherboard 621300-001 and installed it but somehow it doesn't start at all. I have everything placed correctly and done this 10 times replacing again and...
  25. W

    Ok to plug 4pin or 6pin into video card's 8 pin?

    I'm going to buy a video card - the ASUS R9280X-DC2T-3GD5 to be specific. Based on what I see on youtube, this requires a 6 pin and 8 pin power connection. I've checked the cables in my PC case and I have lots of 4 pins and some 6 pins, but no 8 pins. Can I use some sort of adapter, eg. two...
  26. T

    Need help with Bluescreen (minidumps attached)

    Im starting to get a lot of BSOD's. Most of the time its page fault in nonpaged area. It only ocures when i close Chrome or when i close War thunder. I will upload the minidumps later today. EDIT: Here are 2 minidumps specs: Asus GTX...
  27. J

    i need a good gaming laptop for skyrim my budget is 600-750

    Okay first off I know Pc/Desktops are better but in my living situation I really don't have the room for a pc/desktop until I move which ain't going to be until, a year. Okay well the title says everything I dont want to use enb how ever I will use mods and the hd texture pack dlc and most of...
  28. S

    Need Help: Multiple SSD Or HDD?

    I'm new to pc building so I need some pointers as to what storage is best for my needs. I have not yet ordered any parts but the list of components goes like this; CPU - Intel i7 4930K GPU - 4x Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 Ti Classified K|NGP|N Edition PSU - Corsair AX1200i Digital ATX Motherboard -...
  29. D

    Corsair RM850 or AX860I

    I'm looking at Power Supplies for my new build, what are the differences between the above models the Corsair RM850 and the Corsair AX860I? Thanks
  30. G

    Broadcom's WICED SDK Enables Wi-Fi HD Audio Streaming

    A new audio SDK for Broadcom's wireless embedded device platform promises to deliver seamless wireless audio to the home. Broadcom's WICED SDK Enables Wi-Fi HD Audio Streaming : Read more