Buying Advice

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  1. sponge_b0b

    Question Cheapest way to set up an AP from a none-WiFi switch ?

    Hi, I would like to setup a simple WiFi network from a LAN switch. Of course I could use any router/AP device (like a Mikrotik hAP lite ) that actually almost fit my need, and it come at a very good price ! But I rather have something that handle at least Gigabit Ethernet port ! and WiFi data...
  2. M

    Question KTC M27T20 vs LG 27GR83Q ?

    I am currently looking to upgrade from my aoc 24g2 and wanted to try 1440p. Im trying to decide which monitor is best for me. Honestly would love to try mini led since i also use my monitor to watch movies alot and 240hz isn't a big deal for me with the LG. What are your thoughts on both monitors?
  3. Stef Zia

    Question Are these used deals worth it?

    First of all, I have a laptop with a 15.6 bad screen and it strains my eyes, especially when I am at work and I am using its monitor( I am working as a DJ-5 hour sessions. So first goal is to find a laptop with a good screen. After that I am a student- electrical and computer engineer- so I am...
  4. T

    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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. G

    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...
  13. 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...
  14. G

    [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.
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. B

    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...
  19. D

    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...
  20. S

    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...
  21. 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