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    Question Built PC does not power on at all, tried almost everything.

    Just built a PC for the first time and it will not power on. I've tried checking all of my PSU cables, I've re-seated every component except the CPU, I've ruled out the PSU being the culprit as I also tried the paperclip test, and I quadruple checked my front panel cables. The only thing that...
  2. M

    [SOLVED] Acer Aspire XC230 won't boot from USB

    Hi all, turned here because no other tutorial helped. I have an Acer Aspire XC230 desktop which I bought a few years ago. Last year I installed Linux Mint because the system was extremely slow on Windows. I would like to now reinstall Windows on the system, so I followed the instructions on...
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    [SOLVED] Recently built computer restarts in high intensity games.

    While playing any game that requires a lot of gpu and cpu usage, my computer will completely freeze, sometimes if it's playing audio, the audio will flicker in my ears, and the display will be whatever base color was shown on the screen, then the computer will shut off, and immediately reset...
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    [SOLVED] Prebuilt Advice £1000 budget

    Hello! I'm a computer newb as it were , but im looking for a computer that's powerful enough to support my 3D animation career (Maya, heavy rendering, Z Brush etc) . Are there any 1k Prebuilts that would manage with such a task or should i look into learning how to make a custom one?
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    [SOLVED] Help with PC built please :(

    Hello guys, i don't know so much about pc's and in spanish forums there is not a lot of info. I wanna now your opinions, iam choosing between this two pc to buy them on black fridays. Which you think is a better choise and the advantatges and unadvantatges on them (Sorry for my bad english :)...
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    [SOLVED] What should I do with an old PC?

    Hello, I currently have a PC which I custom built back in 2013/14 with all new parts. However, it is now starting to fail on me and turns itself off whenever it has anything running that requires even a slightly high demand. For instance, it just turned off when I was playing minecraft. It...
  7. M

    Question I5 - 9400F vs Ryzen 5 2600

    so my friend want to buy new PC and i see I9 - 9400F is much more cheaper rather than I5 - 8400 and i see ryzen 5 2600 had a same price with I5 - 9400F which one is better for gaming purpose? since he want to play Sekiro : Shadow Die Twice at the end of March this is his built when simulating...
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    OpenOffice, link in footer doesn't work

    Hi there, I have a OpenOffice document in which I would like to insert a link (to the index page) on each page. I put the link in the footer, but when I export the document to PDF the link doesn't work properly.. It's fine for even pages and It doesn't work for odd pages.. Any suggestions to...
  9. A

    CSGO, no loss, no choke, 250 fps, ping of 70 but stuttering

    Hello, I recently purchased a desktop with a gtx1080 and an acer predator xb271hu. After setting everything up, installing steam and csgo, fixing my config, enabling gsync, setting monitor to 144hz, ultra settings, launch options of +exec config.cfg -novid -tickrate 128 -refresh 144 ... I played...
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    2 Versions of Windows installed, one is corrupt

    As titled, I have 2 versions of windows 10 on my PC somehow. i built this pc (first one) and installed win 10 off the bat. It worked fine for a couple months and then during a large update my os corrupted. Went through hell to fix it before finally giving up (I ended up in a loop of the...
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    Problem connecting through switch.

    Hi! My problem is, that my pc (win10) doesn't connect to wired internet via zyxel switch (es-105a v2). But if the internet comes through the Wifi router, there's no problem with connecting. (The router can't offer the full speed of my internet.) Any ideas?
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    Do I need to put a Thermal paste/Compound on a i5-6600 with a stock cooler?

    Hello friends, I have bought an i5-6600 which came with a stock cooler and there is pre-applied thermal paste on it, so I was wonder whether It is possible to put extra thermal paste/compound on the CPU along with the pre-applied thermal paste on the stock cooler? will that help lower the CPU...
  13. kewlguy239

    You Can Preorder The HyperX Cloud Revolver Headset On April 1st (No Fooling!)

    HyperX, a division of Kingston, announced a new addition to its Cloud headset family called the Cloud Revolver. You Can Preorder The HyperX Cloud Revolver Headset On April 1st (No Fooling!) : Read more
  14. R

    Blue Screen BCCODE : 50

    I was playing infestation thailand and then the blue screen happend Can anyone tell me what is happending SPEC i5 650 GTX660 PS VS650 Corsair Crash log Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.48 Locale ID: 1033 Additional informati on about...
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    ASUS CM1855 can't use XMP on memory - is it possible at all?

    I have a CM1855 (https://www.asus.com/us/Desktops/CM1855/) and 2 sticks of DDR3 1866 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233536) that I'm trying to get up to 1866. It seems my BIOS doesn't have the AI Tweaker menu tab though, so I can't find any XMP settings. I updated it...
  16. Lazyboy10

    Is MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V A Good Graphic Card

    I'm building my first PC soon and I wanna know if this Graphic is good one to chose. I plan on playing high end games such as Witcher, GTA V, and Battlefront. My main question is, will this video card be able to run these type of games in 1080p with 60FPS minimum. Please recommend me if any...
  17. Alyus

    How Many Hz Monitor Does a Casual Gamer Need?

    Casual games like Skyrim and such... And who is 144Hz monitor designed for? Competitive PvP gamers?
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    my gpu is at 99% when idle

    i dont know why but my gup is at 99% at idle i tried deleting all new programs.i notice when i diconnect from the internet is goes down so i though it was a bitcoin miner virus but i have done multiple scans with eset NOD32 and SUPERAntiSpyware and found notting. plz help me
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    On CoD Advanced Warfare, what settings would be equal/similar to PS4/Xbox One

    yeah, which settings would be equal or similar to ps4 or xbox one, like, texture resolution, shadows enabled/disabled, antialising, etc.
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    Computer Will Not Post.

    Hello, recently I purchased brand new parts to build a computer. Specs: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/SkiAllDayLong/saved/rYwqqs I was testing the post and when I started it the gpu and fans started up and that was it. I tried to move the ram around but was dissapointed when I got no difference...
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    HELP! Second Monitor can't be detected!

    Just finished building my own PC and everything seems to be in order except that my second monitor can't be detected when on the screen resolution page. My first monitor is hooked up to my graphics card through DVI-I cable and I'm also trying to do hook up a DVI-I cable between my second monitor...
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    Best graphic card for Windows 32-bit?

    Hello guys! I need your help. :) I'm currently looking for a decent graphic card for me to upgrade. My budget is 150$. This is my current system spec. Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Processor : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @2.40GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.4GHz...
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    Does anyone know where I can find a reference 270x/280/280x?

    Just wondering if you can still find the blower style versions
  24. anbello262

    Per application audio output? (Win7 64bit)

    Hello everyone, I've been looking around and have not been able to find an answer to my question. Is there any way to choose audio output on a per-application basis? I mean, for example, I want Windows Media Player to play on the HDMI output, while a game outputs its sound through my laptop's...
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    amd fx 6300 without over clocking

    recently i buy new gaming pc with amd fx 6300 i want to play bf4 and watch dogs but i dont want to overclock can i play this game with my cpu/
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    Windows xp computer won't detect wireless networks.

    My Lap top used to detect wireless networks, but I had to reset my computer completely. It was set up like it had just been bought. Like Factory settings if that's what it's called. Once I had it reset, it no longer detected wireless networks. The only way I can get it hooked up to the wireless...
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    DVI-D Single link cable to DVI-I Dual link port

    I am considering getting a Dell U2412M (Res: 1920x1200) which has a DVI-D Single link port and comes with a DVI-D single link cable. My graphic card Sapphire HD 4670 1GB (Yes I know! It's is very old.) has a DVI-I Dual link port which supports a max resolution of 2560x1600. Can anyone tell me...
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    which laptop to get for around $500

    Alright, so I'm trying to find a budget laptop that can play some games, none too intense, and I came across these. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834258271 And http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834257594 They seem to be solid setups for not too...
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    Good Headset Under $60?

    I need a headset with these qualities, ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS: -Under $60 -Great Mic, without the "PFFFFT" in the background -Over the ear I don't care about sound, as long as it's stereo. I'd rather sacrifice 7.1 over the annoying PFFFFFFFFT when I'm recording/ Skyping.
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    how do I get to bios to chage bootorder on a v3 acer

    I bought this laptop broken, I got it fixed only to find out it is password locked. I have a fresh copy of 8 but I cannot get this this to get to the boot screen. Any help?
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    Trading/Selling Unused CPU?

    So I bought a CPU from New Egg two weeks ago, but little did I know my Lenovo motherboard is not compatible with the kind I bought. So I checked New Egg's return policy and they don't have one, they only have a replacement policy for CPU's. So now I am stuck with a $200 CPU that I can't even...