Forum discussion tagged with Buying.
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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 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 ASUS XG32VQ or AOC CQ32G1? About to upgrade to a 1440p, 144hz, 31.5" monitor

    Current setup I have is GTX1080+6600k. I mainly just game and web browsing/Youtube. No professional work is done but I do love good visuals, vibrant colours, deep black etc. when gaming at 144hz. I'm just torn which one should I opt for as I can get them for the same price but the thing is where...
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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. It says this is brand new for $169. Does the price have something to do with the fact...
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    [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.)...
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    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
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    Looking for Parental Monitoring Software

    Hello All, We have an exchange student who will be joining us in a few weeks. He is 16 and he will be with us for the school year. My wife and I do not have any kids so the whole kid experience is new to us. Wish us luck. I want to purchase Parental Monitoring Software as we are responsible...
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    Good Computer But Low FPS

    Hi guys, I have a decent PC but I know i should be getting a lot more fps than i am right now. I have a GTX 960 and a AMD FX 8320 running Windows 8.1 with 8GB and an asus motherboard i'm not sure the exact name of. For games like counter strike global offensive that should be easy to run i get...
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    Bad Hard Drive?

    Issue: My old hard drive doesn't appear in disk management but in BIOS it shows up with no name and with 0 GB. Full Description of Situation: My desktop was just given to me by my brother last year and it is kind of old. I enjoyed using it though until now. I tried cleaning it and I was...
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    What power supply fits a Tower Form Factor? (Thinkcentre M71e 3129)

    Im planning to use a GTX 1050 with my computer which has a 280w PSU, 12V 18A. Ive seen people run gtx 1050 with a 250w but i want to be safe and order a psu just incase. I fount out my computer size is a Tower Form Factor, but i cant find a PSU that supports that size? Im a being stupid or... xD...
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    Need Gaming PC with affordable Configurations..

    I want to build gaming pc using core i7 4790K. Tell me please can i use gtx 1050ti with this processor if yes then which motherboard, my choice is maximus hero 7 or hero 8.
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    Reference RX 480 ok if you're not overclocking?

    I recently bought an RX 480 (MSI Armor 4G OC). I got a 4GB card because at the time I thought I'd be gaming at 1080p for the foreseeable future, and half the reason I got it was simply for the free Civ VI code. Well, that purchase ended up spurring several other upgrades including a new 1440p...
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    Water Cooling necessary for my circumstances?

    Hi and thanks in advance. I bought all the components necessary to go ahead and build my system (details below). I don't care at all about noise and will be doing zero overclocking. Will a nice CPU fan and stock GPU etc. fans be ok without watercooling? I've never done watercooling and would...
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    Thoughts on my budget build? (AUD)

    Any and all thoughts on my first build?