Buying

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  1. Korayaydemir

    [SOLVED] Which version of ARTIC MX-4 should i buy ?

    So, i need to buy a new thermal paste, for the first time. After reading a lot of reviews and getting recommendations i decided that artic mx-4 is the best for my laptop. But there are products with exact same name on amazon, with different prices and different tubes on the photos. Which one...
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    Question Need help buying USED gaming rig

    Looking to buy a used gaming PC while Im in Europe. Will be using it mostly for stock trading, browsing web etc.... I do plan on playing games on it in the future like CS:GO / GTA 5 so I want it to be a good buy for years to come. Link1...
  3. kaishlothon

    Question I need a new mouse that: Accelerates fast but accurately, has a tilt scroll wheel, etc.

    The attributes I am looking for in a mouse are: 1.) Right-handed, 2.) A decent DPI sensitivity (with good acceleration, but it must maintain accuracy as well. [The mouse I had last would let you up the DPI but the pointer would often glide further than intended], 3.) 6 or more programmable...
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    Question When would be the best time to build a new gaming machine in the next 6ish months?

    Not really looking at specific models of parts yet, but I'm looking at a 2000$ ballpark budget, keeping case keyboard mouse and speakers, replacing the rest. The reason I ask about timing is these new cards coming out have some kinks that I would want solved before buying, and I'm never sure...
  5. Zaxter

    Question I need help with buying a laptop.

    Hi, I have been looking all day for a 350$ budget laptop to buy. I can't decide between the 5 laptops below. HP EliteBook 840 G2 2019 Lenovo Ideapad 130 Lenovo Ideapad 330 Red Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 Dell Latitude E7450 If you could help me decide or know a better laptop, please...
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    Question What GPU Should I Buy?

    Hello Guys, I've been wondering what GPU should i buy and i have a list of GPU-s. can you tell me which one is the best for my system ( please do not tell me to save this is my last chance) i3-8100 CPU 3.60 GHZ 4GB RAM ( i will upgrade it to 8 in the future ) KMEX 450W PSU MOBO: ASROCK...
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    Question Joining the ultra-wide club - can't find the right monitor

    I'm looking to buy a new monitor. For a while I've been interested in the ultra-wide, curved monitors, though I can't seem to find the 'perfect' one. I'm going to use it for gaming/work/general browsing, though the games i play are singleplayer/story/strategy games. I made a list of the...
  8. BNWilliams007

    Question Debating between buying another EVGA SuperNOVA G2 1300 W 80+ Gold or switching to 1000 W 80+ Platinum

    This past weekend my computer stopped turning on, my step-father and other people on the internet have suggested that I try using a new PSU as that's usually the first thing to trouble shoot when dealing with power issues. I currently have a 1300 W gold certified EVGA power supply which was way...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading GPU - Question

    Currently have a GeForce 1060, with a Ryzen 7. I want to upgrade my GPU, and not sure what would be the best option. Looking to spend around $500, what could I look at? I'm interested in the 2070 Super, but not sure.
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    Question Help Finding The Right Cable

    Hi, this is a rather silly question, but for some reason I can't find a male 3.5mm jack to a left and right male 3.5mm jack audio cable. It doesn't need to be fancy, something under 10$ preferably and 2-4ft. It's like all of the other regular Y shaped audio cables.
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    Question How to compare headphones?

    I'm looking to buy a new pair of headphones, primarily for games and I want them to have a decent built in mic. However, I still value the sound quality above the mic, and don't want to get anything less than what I've already got, which is a Sennheiser 280 Pro that I've had for a few years. I...
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    Question BUYING RX570 8GB GPU

    MSI RX570 8GB ARMOR. is this gpu good for normal gaming? is there anyone who facing problem in this gpu? hot issue or lag or crash? plz help cz im going to buy this..my cpu i7-7700.8GB RAM.1080p monitor. TIA
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    [SOLVED] I once again turn you you people.MOTHERBOARD HELP.

    Im about to get my new mobo and ram to go with the Ryzen 5 2600 ive had for like a month. Thing is, I dont know much about motherboards. Im going for, RAM wise, a 3200mhz kit from Corsair. But im not sure about the motherboard. My case is a standard CIT Raider, support for all sorts of atx shiz...
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    Question Does it worth buying this second hand (used for mining) GPU?

    Hello guys. Do you consider SAPHIRE RX 570 Nitro 8GB that was used for mining six months a good deal to buy for 130 euros? Guarantee for the item hasn't runt out yet. This item, if I buy it brand new, it will cost me about 195 euros.But I can't spend this amount. Also, with 132 euros I can...
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    Dont know if this laptop im buying can run games

    So im planning on buying this Alienware 15 laptop (used) it has an i7-4720HQ 2.60Ghz CPU a GTX 970M 3gb GPU, 8Gbs of ram and a 500gb hdd. Planning on gettting a SSD for it. Can this Laptop run games like Fortnite and if so at what settings and how many frames. I would really appreciate the help...
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    Buying a new Smartphone, NEED HELP!

    I am considering buying a Huawei Mate 20 lite, but only plan on using it on wifi at home for emulators and gaming and stuff. This ebay posting seems to good to be true. https://www.ebay.com/itm/233199697193 It says this is brand new for $169. Does the price have something to do with the fact...
  17. LordMikeus

    [SOLVED] Looking for a 1440p 144hz monitor

    Gonna answer the guidelines first. 1. What Is Your Country Of Origin? England 2. What do you plan to do with this monitor? (ex. Games, Movie Watching, Photo Editing, etc.) Gaming 3. What resolution and screen size do you want? 27" 1440p 4. What refresh rate do you want? (ex. 60 hz , 70 hz.)...
  18. R

    Not getting full download speeds - roommate is

    Hello Tom's Hardware forum, this is my first time posting. We recently upgraded to Gigabit connection and my internet speedtests are running still at 200-225 mbps, while my roommates internet connection is running at 800+. Things I have done to troubleshoot: Reset router (Nighthawk x6 R8000)...
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    Help!! CPU at 100º C

    I have a i7 7700k and is running at 100º C. Right Now im waiting for a Thermaltake Water 3.0 360mm but the cpu has been used at 100º C the last 2 weeks and i have no idea until i just install the Speccy and i saw the cpu running in all the games at 99- 100º C. the damage is so serious? or it...
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    Window 8 deactivated

    Mistakely i deactivated my window i try to activate it again by entering current product key but it's saying that it is wrong product key plz help