Forum discussion tagged with Cache.
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    Question Please Help! "SATA SSD on Controller 0, Port 5: At risk (SMART event)" What does this mean?!

    I've been receiving the message: "SATA SSD on Controller 0, Port 5: At risk (SMART event)" for the past couple of days. Obviously an impending problem is on the horizon, but I have no idea what it is or how to fix it. Can someone please help me identify the problem and how to go about fixing it...
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    Question NAS ssd caching vs drive caching

    Hi all, Just purchased a used QNAP TS-453BT3 for video editing and the original owner had installed two 256gb M.2 drives for caching. At the moment, I'm shopping for drives to populate the NAS and am wondering how much of a practical difference will exist between a drive that has 128mb vs 256mb...
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    Question Missing Icons

    I've made this thread before, but somehow I can't find it, sorry to duplicate, I'm not familiar with this new UI. My icons are missing from desktop, and file explorer, deleting iconcache didn't help, and making new User also didn't help, but everything is fine with my other User, the problem...
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    Question Intel optane benchmark error?

    My desktop dell 5680 inspiron came with a Intel Optane+931GBHDD 1TB whenever all of my components are above expectation but there seems to be a problem? after using user benchmark I receive this notice... Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected what does...
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    Laptop CPU comparison and difference

    Hello everyone, I've recently started looking for a new laptop, and I'm stuck on choosing the right CPU, mainly for everyday use, university-level coding and university-level projects. As I've noticed, both core i3 and core i5 are 2C/4T processors (until the 8th generation), with a slight...
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    Question NVIDIA / How to fake GPU for game redemption

    Hey everyone, it is my first time posting here so hope the post meets all the requirements! I am really desperate here. If the thread is in the wrong section, please move, don’t delete :) I am in the process of building a new rig and as a student and I didn’t have enough money to complete it...
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    Question Could I power a cars instrument cluster that I found in the trash at work?

    Hello everyone. So, quick background story, I work at a car dealership and I was doing the trash when I saw 3 instrument clusters sitting next to the recycling bins in perfect condition. I decided to take one because it is from a fairly new car, a 2015 acura MDX, plus it just looks kinda cool. I...
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    Question i7 8700k upgrade

    I am looking to upgrade my CPU from an i5 6600k to i7 8700k. How significant will this upgrade be? I know it's an i7 but want to know if it's going to be worth it. Cheers.
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    Question Will I get free games with Colorful RTX 2060 Ultra OC?

    So recently I bought Colorful RTX 2060 Ultra OC from my region(Bangladesh). I asked the shop members if there was any free games with RTX cards. They said they didn't know and said there was no offer like this with Colorful RTX Cards.Now will I get any free games?..Or the "Triple game bundle...
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    Question Problem with Acer KG241 monitor

    My computer: Ryzen 5 2600x cpu Radeon RX 580 8gig gpu 16 gig 3000hz ram Rog Strix B-350f motherboard Windows 10 os I recently purchased an Acer KG241 monitor because I wanted a refresh rate higher than 60hz. I connected the monitor via dvi cable and although the documentation says the monitor...
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    Question One fan not spinning before Windows boots up?

    I've just bought an EVGA FTW2 1070 second hand, and due to an issue with the only screen I have available now I'm not able to do anything once Windows boots, but just to test if the GPU turned on after I bought it I booted up my system with it connected. Before Windows booted up only one fan...
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    Question What should I upgrade?

    Should I get a i5-2400 or a GT-1030 GPU? I'm looking forward to upgrade my PC and can only afford one of them. I currently have a core 2 duo E7400 and a GT-710. This is for low settings gaming
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    Question Should I reinstall drivers?

    Hello! I recently upgraded my pc from an i5 3570k to a ryzen 2400g (a budget build) I obviously changed the board and the ram is DDR4 now, the only two things i ketp were the hardrive and the graphic card, a 1060 gtx, so my question is...should i reinstall the drivers for the GPU? or is ok if i...
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    Question How to pick up RAM for specific motherboard (ASRock B450M Pro4) and processor (Ryzen 5 2400G)?

    Hello. I'm choosing RAM memory for my new build for home purposes. I'm looking for 2x8Gb modules working on 2.9Mhz. So here is the thing, QVL list from ASRock is not updated since processor is coming out (speaking the words what tech. support asnwered me) and only couple models what they are...
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    Windows wakes up from sleep when I turn off other appliances

    After I put my PC to sleep, turning on/off other stuff in the room like the subwoofer or even the AC unit makes it wake up from sleep. It's as if the change in the power draw causes it to wake up. I had specifically configurated it in a way that only the power button can wake it up from sleep...
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    FPS drop after 10 mins of gaming

    my problem is acting like a nightmare to me and actually pissing off my life.. i have a new gaming laptop which is 3 month old a dell inspiron 7577 i7 7700 HQ with 16gbs of ram and gtx 1060 6gb max-q GPU, everything was running perfectly fine till i started getting fps drops after playing for 10...
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    Help with my new PC build (Case and cooler)

    Hey guys, looking for some help here. I'm pretty green with PC building, but I'm doing a new build and need help finalizing what I need. So far, I have: -i7-9700k -MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Armor -ASRock Z390 SLI/AC motherboard -G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 16GB RAM -Thermaltake 750W 80+ Bronze...
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    Trying to get ethernet on 2 PCs

    To start, I know little to nothing about networking, so I'll need a little help understanding how everything works. There is a router connected to the PC in the room next to me, and I was wondering if there was a possibility that I could run a second PC through a second Ethernet cable on the...
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    1080p laptop to 2k monitor

    I have a laptop and I want to buy a 2k monitor. How do I make it so that it displays in 2k not 1080p?
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    TDP Cooler 150w, Mobo 130w max TDP

    will this work!? I have a asus p5e vm hdmi with max tdp of 130w and a cpu heatsink cooler which says 150w tdp on the box. will this mobo support my cooler? does it mean my cooler can handle up to 150w tdp? or this is what my cooler will be using 150w tdp while on this mobo