Forum discussion tagged with check.
  1. R

    [SOLVED] Suggestions Required for New RAM

    Dear All, LAPTOP:- Acer Aspire-E1-531, OS-W.7.32bit My old RAM is showing Speed of 800Mhz in Command promt(Screenshots attached (Current RAM)). View: I bought 01-Simmtronics 4gb RAM of 1333Mhz, but it showed 666Mhz in Command promt(RAM-1333Mhz). View...
  2. M

    [SOLVED] Professional file management and back-up software for MAC OS

    Hi, There seems to be a large variety of software available for Microsoft Windows, but I'm specifically looking for high end software to manage large amounts of files and map structures on a daily basis. Is there any type of (preferably free and trustworthy) software available for Macs that...
  3. Thudpull

    Question Trying to test my motherboard Rog Strix x570-e

    Hi guys! I need your help. I'm missing 2 vital components to properly test my motherboard: CPU (currently on back order: Ryzen 7 5800x) GPU (currently on pre-order: Radeon 6800xt) The components I have: Mobo: ASUS Rog Strix x570-e RAM : Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro RGB 32Gb M.2 : WD Black...
  4. X

    [SOLVED] Check this Game Dev / Gaming Build

    Hi! I'd like y'all to let me know your opinions on this build I made. I'd use it for game development with programs such as Unity 3D (tasks as lighting rendering which usually takes a lot of time) and Blender (working with pretty complex models), which means multitasking with two monitors...
  5. Q

    [SOLVED] Helping a friend pick parts, are these parts compatible or did I miss something?

    I am helping a friend pick parts for his pc and I only recently build one myself for the first time so I was wondering if I missed something or pc partpicker missed something. Thanks in advance. (I know there is no case, he already has one big enough)
  6. spagboll

    [SOLVED] Pre-build Compatibility check

    Hi all, Just wondering if you could give the your opinions on the following build - I'm planning to keep my existing Corsair PSU which is around 8 years old & the case too. PC Part Picker did state the Mobo has an additional 4-pin ATX connector to supply...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] I have no idea if my graphic card is working. Pls help

    Hi guys i just finished building my pc. I used an and radeon rx 5700 graphics card. I just turned my pc on but the fans of my graphic card arent working. This card has 1x8 and 1x6 pin Inputs. I used 1 cable and not 2 since my cable has 2x 2+6 sockets. Can i somehow check in the bios if the...
  8. N

    [SOLVED] New AMD Ryzen 3600 with a 2070 SUPER Build advice

    Hey Guys was just wondering whether this build would work well, with no bottlenecking etc. CPU : AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6GHz Cooler : Cooler Master Hyper 212 Motherboard : Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING ATX AM4 Memory : G.Skill Trident Z Neo 16Gb (2*8gb) DDR4-3600, 16-19-19-39 Storage : M.2 NVME card...
  9. YazBuild

    Question I/O front panel vs MoBo Headers?

    Hey, I am in the process of getting all my parts together to build a PC. I'm getting hung up on the connection of the front I/O panel and available headers on the MotherBoard preferred case: Cooler Master MasterCase H500M RGB Tempered Glass Case (Due to plenty of USB 3s) Prefered MoBo: ASUS...
  10. M

    [SOLVED] 2070S+Ryzen 5 3600 good?

    Hello! Check my build that I'm going to buy please! is it ok? I need some expert's thoughts, I would be very grateful! The only game I play is Fortnite. I want sometimes record my screen (1080 60fps) while playing recording on CPU. All setings low just want to get good framerate as much as...
  11. BeBlaze

    Build Advice Compatibility check - Should i change anything? - A 17 year old new pc builder

    Hello im wonding if this pc will work im really worried building this pcs becasue there really expensive and it took me about a year to save up for my last one im only 17 and im new to pc building i build one before and it worked and took a year to get all the parts. but its just really scarey...
  12. D

    [SOLVED] Is my ram running at full frequency??

    View: its a corsair vengeance lpx 2x8 gb 3000mhz 15-15-15-36 is it running at max frequency???? thanks!!
  13. T

    [SOLVED] Acer XB271HU screen flickering

    Hello, so I have some issues with this monitor. I was watching a movie on VLC media player and suddenly started to notice that the image quality was quite blurry. So I exited the program and literally everything was blurry. It was like a double-vision styled look, so I restarted the computer...
  14. N

    Hdd problem with my computer

    Recently my hdd failed on me and like a normal person i bought a new one it worked for a couple of days and it failed on me again anyways i got a new one again amd when i tried install windows it wouldnt let me so i reastarted my computer and the hdd dosent show up the new hdd is a seagate...
  15. G

    Arctic Freezer 33 eSports Edition CPU Cooler Review

    How does the Arctic Freezer 33 eSports Edition electric color and catchy moniker match up against big air? Arctic Freezer 33 eSports Edition CPU Cooler Review : Read more
  16. L

    Monitor not detected after shutdown

    I use two displays, one being a monitor and the other a tv mounted above. My graphics card has two hdmi outs so I connect one to the monitor and the other to the tv. The problem is that everytime I shutdown or hibernate my pc (which I do when I leave for the day), the next time I come back and...
  17. A

    GTX 960 low fps on cs:go

    Hey guys! I have a desktop with these specs: gigabyte gtx 960 4gb i3 4170 box 8gb ram motherboard GA-H81M-H Since i bought these computer i always played cs:go, and always with 250+ stable fps. (1280x1024 low settings for competitive play). Since a month ago im getting around 120fps and...
  18. O

    Good CPU, But 5-15 fps. HELP!

    OK, this has been going on for too long I have a Radeon sapphire, which cost me about $150. The reviews were spectacular and all the benchmark videos were perfect for my needs. However, I am having some issues. After installing the card, all of it's drivers, removing the old drivers etc... I...
  19. C

    Better suggestion than Lenovo Flex 3

    Looking for/Need: Light weight Sturdy Construction (idealy metal chasis) Long Battery life I5 or greater 8gb of Ram (heavy Chrome user) Windows OS Number Pad SSD 256gb Don't Need Cd drive Touch screen dedicated GPU For the money I found the Flex 3 on Newegg at $499 I figure I can add an SSD...
  20. Dexterousgamings

    Is GTX 1080 future proof?

    Hi Guys, Just wanted to know your opinion in this topic. Will GTX 1080 be future proof at 1080p, 1440p and 4k resolution with monitor refresh rates ranging from 60hz, 144hz or 165hz etc? Is GTX 1080 overkill at 1080p resolution? Is it worth the wait for GTX 1080Ti which may include better...
  21. D

    GTX 980 reference model heating. Crazy idea, need advice.

    Hello Tom's Hardware experts, and thanks for visiting my thread. I recently upgraded from a GTX 960 to a GTX 980. The 960 is an EVGA SSC with the ACX 2.0 cooler. The 980 is the reference model, the one that has the LEDs, from NVidia, I mean no board partners, just the one NVidia that looks like...
  22. Ryan_78

    A CPU cooler

    If we we were to say that I was to run a overclocked AMD CPU, would a cryorig h5 be worth saving for over the h7? Going for moderate-high overclock, such as the one I have. Maybe push a little more. And also generally speaking, not on specific CPUs
  23. C

    Crucial 4gb ddr3 - 1600 udimm resulting in black screen

    Yesterday I bought a crucial ram card (as listed in title) and installed it in my pc, but when i turn my pc on everything goes on except for my screen and keyboard (my mouse does react since it is an usb connected mouse) I have a G41m-s01 msi motherboard so it should be compatible with it...
  24. A

    4gb RAM unusable (12 Total)

    I had installed a new power supply about 3 months ago because of the other failing due to me removing the ground of the outlet (Stupid right?) anyways, after my father installed it for me, we turned it on and 12 GB of my RAM was not all usuable like how it was prior to my PSU failing. I've had...
  25. S

    GTX 970 or GTX 780 ti

    Which GFX card should I choose? The older 780 ti or the newer GTX 970?
  26. O

    GTX 970 as good as GTX 780ti

    I found a 780ti for $450. The 970 I am looking at is $350. I have been researching and everything is saying that the 970 is on par with the 780ti. I find that hard to believe. I also found though that the newly released 960 is supposed to be on par with my current card the 680. Which I also...
  27. N

    Corsair CS450M or CX600M?

    I've heard about the CX series being unreliable and potentially harmful to SSDs. Is the CS series any better? Both are the same cost and both have sufficient wattage for my system, so it is just a matter of which is higher quality.
  28. S

    R7 I3 3240 bottleneck ?

    Hi .. R7 250 GDDR5 With I3 3240 bottleneck ?
  29. B

    Help with oc ram/cpu

    I have a M5A99FX PRO R2.0 mobo with Hyperx Beast 8gb dual channel 2133 mhz ram.The mobo says it supports 2133 ram but my cpu fx8320 dosen't so my question is how do i overclock the cpu and how much in order to make it work with 2133 ram .Can this be done with stock cooling?
  30. K

    How many watts do I need?

    Hello everyone I'm buying a new PSU cause my old one died and I want a PSU that will run all of my hardware but I don't wanna get a PSU that is overkill. Money is not an issue, I'm looking for the right PSU for my build. Motherboard: MSI P67A-C43 B3 CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k GPU: AMD HD 7770...
  31. A

    Looking for an old game

    I dont know what genre it is but I belive its adventure, finding this game would mean alot for me but I cant remember alot from it. What I do remember is it is cartoon ish. It involves small ingame game modes and two of them that i remember is animals playing instruments and you can choose which...
  32. M

    Controller and LED question

    I am almost done with my build. I am trying to get the fans together and put in the computer. This is where my question comes from. My case can hold 8 120mm fans. I have a few spots on my mobo for fans but I bought bitfenix spectra LED's for all the extra fans. I planned on placing the extra...
  33. azvi

    Want to Purchase a 3D Monitor... Need opinion

    Dear friends. Please guide me the best 23 inches 3D monitor for games and watching movies. As per the market review i found myself confused between AOC E2352PHZ and LG D2342P (currently out of stock). Everyone is suggesting to go for the IPS of LG. But i want to stick to the 3D part. Please...
  34. P

    Unclocked Xeon Cpu for the ultimate computer

    Ok so I'm looking to build the ultimate machine. This means I wat to destroy benchmarks and games. So far the specs are: Case-- xigmatek Elysium super tower Mono-- evga sr-2 Ram-- 2x Avexir blitz 4x4 2133mhz cl9 (one set for each CPU) Psu-- Rosewill 1300 lightning gold certified Gpu--...
  35. sandro9970

    is HD 7750 the best graphics card that doesn't need auxilary power?

    Also, it would be cool if you guys provided some links with the best price/quality ratio.
  36. C

    Asus PQ321Q 4K Monitor Review: Top-Shelf Ultra HD For $3500

    We recently got our hands on Asus’ highest-end Ultra HD-capable screen. The PQ321Q offers a native resolution of 3840x2160; and those 8.3 million pixels don’t come cheap. Our real-world and lab testing will tell you if this 4K display is worth $3500. Asus PQ321Q 4K Monitor Review: Top-Shelf...
  37. J

    Microsoft Basic Display Adapter? But I have a GPU...

    Just installed a windows 8 on a new PC I built. I went to my device manager to check If the GPU is working, but it just says "Microsoft Basic Display Adapter". Windows won't recognize my card? How do I get it to recognize it correctly? Do I need to download the drivers for it? I have a HD 6970
  38. Anbu Aaron

    How to improve this system

    I am looking to build my own system and would like to here people's thoughts on how they would improve it and if there are any issues with the system components. I would like to stay within the budget of £2,500, and am willing to mod and OC components. I will be using this for mainly gaming and...