Buying Advice

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    Question [buying help] High-end 13" ultrabook with very long battery life?

    Hi there, I need a new business laptop which I can use for travelling and remote work. I have the Lenovo P15 Gen 2 as a "desktop" computer but the machine is too chunky and too heavy for regular travels. I also have an M1 MBP13 and whilst I love the hardware quality and how iPhone and MBP work...
  2. PetarV

    Question Should I buy an RX 6600 now or wait?

    I know thats the million dollar question right now and no one knows for sure. But I'd still like to hear your opinion. I have an RX 580, it works perfectly fine. Even if I get a better card I wouldn't notice a difference at 1080p/60fps in the games Im playing. So I have no problem waiting. But...
  3. KudaT3rbang

    [SOLVED] Advice for buying a cheap SATA SSD?

    Recently, I bought an old laptop for school. It's an old laptop with a crappy and slow hard drive. I'm planning to change the hard drive to SATA SSD. But I got a tight budget, around 15$-20$. I got some options that fit my budget, that is : Colorful SL300 SSD 128GB - (approx. 16$) PNY CS900...
  4. Vox

    [SOLVED] Should I buy Geforce RTX 3050 or RTX 2060 nowadays?

    I'll have to buy a new graphic card for my PC within 1 month. These 2 are around the same price on the EU market right now. (2-fans models) Question is simple, should I buy the newly released but slower RTX 3050 or should I buy the older architect but somewhat faster RTX 2060? Maybe better to...
  5. X

    Question Should I buy a used threadripper system for gaming?

    Hello guys. I need an advice about buying a second hand system from someone. He offered me a threadripper x2950 + Asrock taichi x399 for a really attractive price. Cheaper then Ebay. He is someone who is in my city. He said he ordered all those items from amazon. He used them for 3 years. From...
  6. Abishekh Kc

    Question Suggestions for a new laptop ?

    Which one I should choose and why? Lenovo Legion 5 AMD Ryzen 5 4600H 15.6 inch (39.62 cms) Full HD Gaming Laptop (8GB/1TB HDD + 256GB SSD/Windows 10/120 Hz/NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6/Phantom Black/2.3Kg), 82B500BHIN OR HP Pavilion 11th Gen Intel Core i5 Processor 39.62 cm (15.6-inch) FHD...
  7. G

    Can this laptop meet the needs of a mechanical engineering student?

    Hello all. My friend is gonna be a mechanical engineering student, and he asked me to find a proper and cheap laptop. So in the price range my friend told me I found this laptop: Lenovo ideapad3, i3-1005G1 ( or 10110u), Nvidia mx130, 8gb DDR4 ram, 1tb HDD and 1366*768 15.6" display. Is this...
  8. Potheker

    [SOLVED] Is it worth it buying a "good" Mainboard for performance? (especially for Smart Access Memory / Resizable BAR)

    So I just found out that AMD Smart Access Memory (Resizable BAR) is a thing on my components (RX 6800 and Ryzen 5 3600) but sadly I also found out that my decision to buy the cheapest possible Motherboard (Asrock A320M-HDV R4.0) made me miss out on it, as it doesn't support it. So the question...
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    Question Thinkpad T15p gen 2 buying advice

    I am planning to by a thinkpad T15p gen 2 (11800h,gtx 1650) mostly for my auto cad course and also to play emulators like rpcs3 Xenia etc, so I was wondering how the performance was and if the thermals are any good as it has only one fan and will the plastic build affect longevity? ( I could not...
  10. as.lokeeshwar

    [SOLVED] New laptop purchase, advice

    I am looking for a replacement for my age-old Dell Latitude E6410. A laptop that can handle CAD and medium stress games, under $900 to $1000 My current laptop (2011 Dell Latitude E6410) is just slow, it has 4 gigs of DDR3 1066MHz RAM, and a 250GB Seagate HDD, along with an Intel Core-i7 M640...
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    [SOLVED] Good Mechanical Keyboard for gaming and programming for under $150 dollars?

    I want something with the follow features: RGB lightning Interchangeable switches Macro Keys Numpad And that's all. i'd like to see your suggestions, members of this forum.
  12. techflame700

    [SOLVED] Looking for some speakers

    I currently have an old Logitech X140 speaker system hooked up to my PC. Since they are pretty old I was thinking about replacing them with something that sounds a little better. I only have room on my desk for a 2.0 setup but I could squeeze a 2.1 in if I had to. Do you have any...
  13. D

    Question LF Monitor advise

    Hello there, I'm currently using a Dell Ultrasharp U2515h and I'm moving on a new slighty bigger monitor. I've seen loads of options around there so I'd like to know few recommendations before, taking into account that it must be: 27 inch 2560x1440 res I have no use for more than 60hz It must...
  14. Al-in-Advertising

    [SOLVED] What is my best GPU upgrade option for 100+fps gaming at 1080p?

    I'm looking to get into high refresh gaming preferably at ultra settings. I don't think I'll be able to realistically run all graphic intense games at 144Hz so my goal is to find a GPU that runs them at 100fps+. Some of the games I'm looking to run at these frames are Witcher 3, Fallout 4...
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    In-Game Signs of GPU Overheating? Amongst other issues.

    So I was playing Overwatch with some friends, the Halloween event started yesterday. We played for about 4 hours, though between the third n fourth hour a flat plane popped up in the map obstructing my view, and when I walked through it n' tried to look back at it it was gone. One of my buds...
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    is my Power supply Sufficient to support two 1tb hdd and one 120 gb ssd ??

    Hi Folks My Pc Configuration is given below i am adding 1 tb wd blue 7200 64mb cache hard drive to this built my power supply is Antec VP450 will it be able to handle 2 hard drives or not and is it safe to add another ssd 120 gb as Os drive or Boot drive on top of two hard drives ? so my...
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    How will games run on my new rig?

    I've just finished ordering parts for my new rig and would like some input from you. Motherboard: Asus Z97-A CPU: i7 4790K GPU: Asus Strix GeForce GTX 970 4GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance Pro 2400Mhz 16GB OS: Windows 8.1 Now, how good can I expect to run new games, such as The Witcher 3, GTA V and...
  18. Boyling460

    Which apu do i choose.

    I am making a budget gaming computer and I am stuck between 3 apu's. The A8-7850K, A10-7700K or A10-7850K. Eventually I will be getting a graphics card but i'm going to save for a really high end one later. Thanks to anybody who answers