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    Help choosing a CPU

    I was recommended to upgrade my i5-3330 to the Ryzen 5 2400G with 16gb of RAM (budget of £340). I'm confused how AMD cpus differ in performance from intel ones, such as this benchmark shows similar priced CPUs with the intel one seeming to be better. Do AMD cpus perform better with more RAM...
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    i3-6100 + GTX 1050 gives 150FPS while GTX 1070 Ti gives 50FPS

    Hello! I just upgraded to a GTX 1070 Ti, and I'm only getting 50FPS on CS:GO on low settings. I tried out a friend's 1050 with my i3-6100 and I got 150FPS on CS:GO, and it utilized about 80% of my CPU with a 40% to 50% GPU utilization. However, when I use my 1070 Ti, it only uses about 60%...
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    I need help

    This is my first time building a computer and I wanted to know what specs are required for an entry level gaming rig at the least?
  4. sancubes

    PC do not boot up after switched off for long time

    i am having this weird problem. first let me talk about my components. i am having fx 6300, Asus m5 a97 le r2.0, 8 gb ram. gtx 750 ti, corsair VS650 power supply. The problem is if i switch off my pc from mains then power it on it does not boot up. All fans run, HDD moves but no booting. i have...
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    Upgrade older system or wait

    Hi guys so I have a PC I've slowly put together over the past year currently I have a OEM h61 Acer mobo, i5-2400, GTX 660ti and 8GB DDR3-1333. I find the 2400 is lacking I plan on getting a more powerful used GPU soon (GTX 970 or better) but I'm worried my CPU wont be good enough I'm not...
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    Monitor for ps4

    Hi, Looking for a good monitor for my ps4. requirements: - 1080p - size: 24" - 27" - obviously low input lag (in 60Hz of course) - HDR will be preferable
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    Main PC not reaching correct speeds

    I have a 250mbps connection, my main computer is only testing at 93mbps I've run the same speed tests on my laptop and cell phone and get speeds over 250mbps. I thought it was my internet at first before I checked on my other devices, but I'm wondering if it's a hardware issue. Is my Ethernet on...
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    Best headphone and mic combo

    I am in need of a new pair of headphones. Currently using astro a40s and the mic has gone to crap and the sound isn't the best anymore after 2-3 years. I will be plugging the headphones and mic into the astro mixamp pro just so i can hear my pc and xbox sound together. I have a blue snowball ice...
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    Clock speeds not showing correctly

    So, I have a gtx 750 ti FTW by EVGA. Now, the normal clock speeds on this card should be at 1189 MHZ for Base and 5400 MHZ for Memory clock. But... In afterburner they are showing as 135 MHz and 405 MHz. This also shows when in game using RivaStatistics tuner which came with afterburner. These...
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    Cannot move, delete file

    Hi, I am having and issus with 2 files on my computer. No matter what I do, it will not let me delete the file. I have tride mutiple things: del "\\?\C:\Users\ etc... DEL /F /Q /A <File Path> Remove-Item C:\ etc... dir file path, I wont find the file Moreover, I have also tried: rebooting my...
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    Ways to hook up my PC to the internet

    I am currently building a PC and I’m a bit of an idiot when it comes to the internet and desktops (I’ve always had laptops). So I’m wondering what do you guys think is the best way to hook up the internet to my desktop. I know Ethernet is going to give me less lag and I’m thinking I could move...
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    Can Asus GeForce ROG Strix GTX 1050 Ti 4GB video card fit in my Case?

    Hey Guys, I want to buy Asus GeForce ROG Strix GTX 1050 Ti 4GB DDR5, but i don't know if that video can fit in my computer case (it's Raidmax Raptor ATX Mid Tower Computer Case). I'm not so into computers so I'm not sure. I will be really thankful if someone can help me about this. I think...
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    OSes Not booting properly on laptop

    hey everyone, so i had 3 OSes installed on my laptop (ASUS k56cb) i had windows 10, kali linux and ubuntu (had ubuntu because a program i needed wasn't compatible with kal) anyways so today my windows decided to update itself and made kali not able to boot (ubuntu worked just fine) so since i...
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    Memtest86 - 4 errors in test 9

    So I had my pc restarting randomly every 2 days or so. I tried updating drivers, it isnt over heating so I went to test the ram with memtest86 I booted it throught a usb , once i launched up i simply hit run test ( I never used it , so I followed some tutorial) I left it to go on for 4.5 hours...
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    Can I move old hyper 212 from lga1155 to lga1150?

    Hi there, So I bought a Hyper 212 (I don't know if it was 212+ or 212evo or just 212) back in 2009 i think for my i7 2600k. Mid last year I made a new build using an i7 4790k and kept the stock heatsink on there, today this heat sink is running loud for the last time I need to change it. I was...
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    Noctua NH-D15 too heavy for transport?

    Hey, I've been thinking about upgrading my CPU cooler that could cool my i7 8700k good enough to about 4.8-5GHz-ish for a while now, I just don't know which one I should upgrade to. I was going to buy the Noctua NH-D15 because of everyone recommending it but I was just worried about the weight...
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    Assistance with system

    i have a gaming system want to know if its ok or i should be worried msi z97gmaing 5 intel i7 4790k (stock cooler) kingston hyper x 2 x4gbddr3 evga oc gtx 1050ti 650psu 3 hd my thing is that when i am gaming i see the temp on the motherboar goes to 65 /67 is something wrong with that temp when...
  18. LuckyXIIIGaming

    Multi WAN Same ISP (Not For Failover)

    Can this be done I have limited internet speeds that are in my area and I was thinking about getting this with 2 lines from same ISP to use not for failover.
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    What is wrong with Windows Updater?

    Updating is the biggest pain the edit. Recently the PC automatically installed Windows Updater Assistant...I don't know how it got installed (I certainly didn't install it), but it's installed now somehow and I'll just leave it at that...So apparently, the assistant will download and install the...
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    Changed CPU Core Ratio, now my PC loads straight into UEFI/BIOS

    Hi there, I bought my new PC last November, built it myself, everything went smoothly. In UEFI/BIOS, I changed my cpu core ratio to 47, so that my CPU can run at 4,7 GHz. I was testing 48 as well but system wasn't that stable with that setting. Fast forward to about 3 months ago. Sometimes...