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  1. R

    Question Chromebook versus PC for programming ?

    Hello all, I am a Uni student in business analytics and I need a laptop. I was hopping you lovely people could help answer my question. Should I get a Chromebook or a PC for coding purposes? Which would be better?
  2. Hasosa4000

    [SOLVED] Problems since installing Chrome OS on my old laptop (Toshiba Satellite c650) ?

    I have an old Toshiba Satellite C650. The hdd had died, so I got a new SSD for it. I also chose to install Chrome OS rather than windows. The computer mostly runs fine, but from time to time, videos (youtube, etc...) turn green or the screen will go black completely, requiring a restart. I am...
  3. K

    Question Chromebook to replace desktop PC

    Hi, For a long time, I have been noticing what I am actually doing and using my big "expensive" desktop PC for. Now that I stream music, movies, office 365 and games via Stadia. I don't see a reason for my big PC. One of the few things I'm going to miss is my Plex server. However, here I have...

    [SOLVED] Time to upgrade the family laptop?!

    Hi everyone! I haven't been on here in over a year! This website has seemed to has change quite a bit! Ok, So at the start of this year i decided to sell all the old desktops pcs in the house. I owned 2 old Dells from 2006-2010! and a PC i built myself with old parts from 2010 They were still...
  5. S

    [SOLVED] How to prevent hard reset Chrome OS?

    My chromebook has been reset several times, nice joke :) . How to prevent this?
  6. F

    Question Hello

    So i have an intel i7 8700k gtx 1060 6gb with 32gbs of ram at 3200mhz and for some odd reason my gta 5 can't go max settings with a stable 60fps always dropping down to 50-40 fps is there a fix or reason for this? as i can play MUCH newer titles on max settings at over 60fps even at 200fps...
  7. K

    Best humidifier under $200?

    Hey guys, I live in NYC and it gets super dry in the winter and I need some serious humidification, I want to make my 300 sqft living room into a rainforest basically. advice?
  8. M

    [SOLVED] Defective pixel or dead? How do I fix it? Could it possibly be a software issue?

    Hello everyone! I have an hp omen laptop bought almost 2 months ago, and yesterday I saw that one of my pixel has a strange behaviour. That specific pixel always appears black on red backgrounds, slightly white on blue backgrounds, but it's barely noticeable, and only sometimes appears red...
  9. K

    Is this optimal for gaming, streaming and some rendering?

    - Ryzen 7 1700 - MSI B450 Gaming PRO Carbon - G.Skill Trident Z RGB (2x8GB) 3200Mhz Also, can I use G.Skill Sniper X (2x8GB) 3200Mhz instead? It wasn't mentioned in the RAM Configurator for the above mentioned MOBO. And I want to upgrade my monitor to 1440p in future maybe in a year, so will...
  10. jasonbroody13

    What Is This??

    my PC have 2 DDR3 ram slot... I have 2GB+2GB ram sticks.. i downloaded RAMMon softwere to Get Details About ram.. its say slot 1 is DDR3-1333 &Slot 2 DDR3-384..... what is DDR3-384?? 2nd slot ram capacity is 1069547520 lol.. i cant understand.. help me friends.. Slot 1 brand -Elpida Slot 2...
  11. D

    backspace key only deletes one letter at a time

    I used to be able to hold down the back space key and it would delete the whole sentence now I have to hit backspace for every
  12. sunsanvil

    Couple Turbo Boost questions

    I realize this is probably Intel 101 but I'm still a little unclear on a couple of basic points. For conversation sake, I have an i5-3570 which is quoted as nominally 3.4Ghz, max boost of 3.8Ghz (single thread) or 3.6Ghz (multi thread). First question: In the Windows environment, it even...
  13. K

    intel 8700k , ryzen 1800x ? or a basic threadriopper build ?

    in my country a threadripper build would be slightly more expensive than a 8700k . so which one would you buy if you were me ?
  14. Y

    can this damage the monitor ?

    I have the dell u2715h 60fps monitor if I'm playing a game with vsyng is off and enhanced syng is off and as you know enhanced syng does not cap the fps like vsyng so if im playing a game and i get for example 100 fps and my monitor is only 60fps can that cause damage to the monitor because the...
  15. K

    Cannot dual boot Windows 7 with Windows 10

    Hi guys, hoping you can help. I have Windows 10 installed on an SSD (Samsung 128GB drive) and I was hoping to dual boot with Windows 7 on another SSD (SanDisk 64GB drive) as I have a few games which refuse to launch in Windows 10. I shut down the PC, unplugged the Windows 10 drive and my 1TB...
  16. D

    new tv has hdmi and scart. surround sound is scart only. bought a scart to hdmi converter but still cant sound when i try to w

    Need help, totally thick when it comes to tvs.. Got a smart tv with scart and hdmi ports. When watching you tube scart to scart i have no surround sound, but do with normal tv. Thought if i bought a scart to hdmi converter it might work but it doesnt. Not technical minded, but slowly losing the...
  17. D

    Building a new gaming PC.

    Approximate Purchase Date: This week for sure. Budget Range: $3500 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Power through any game on the market...while at the same time look like it cost money. I want my ex-wife to see it and know it cost money. Are you buying a monitor: I'm thinking dual...
  18. L

    Does this sound like a good build?

    I'm building my first computer, and wanted to see if anyone had any changes they would suggest. Here is the list of components I am going to use I'm just getting into gaming. I saw that most of the games I play on XB1 can be...
  19. L

    Windows could not format a partition on disk 0

    after replacing my old cpu with an i5 my pc wont boot. its shows bootmgr is missing. so i tried to install win 7 again but it wont allow me to format or install the os. it shows "Windows could not format a partition on disk 0". I changed to old cpu and i was able to install win7. Anybody know...
  20. J

    Planning my first build.. need your advice friends

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Approximate Purchase Date: Now Budget Range: ~ $800 After Rebates System Usage from Most to Least Important...
  21. Lakhvir Saggi

    Facing Speed issue while using Core i7 4790k

    Hi I m facing speed issue while using my system. My System configuration is mentioned below : CPU - Core i7 4790K Product Link -...
  22. M

    Best headphones for gaming/music/streaming on twitch

    Currently im looking to buy headphones that is good for fos gaming/ music/ broadcasting to twitch. I have a rode nt usb mic so i want headphones without mic. My budget is between 250 to 300 if i have to id buy an amp. Please help me pick somethibg worthy.
  23. A

    Keyboard and Mouse not working after freeze and reboot during AI Suite 3 install

    Hi, I recently tried to install AI Suite 3 by Asus on a Windows 10 build with a Z97-Pro motherboard. During the install my computer froze and rebooted, however now the mouse and keyboard no longer work when the Windows 10 login screen is reached, but it does when entering the BIOS. One of the...
  24. Chad Ashton

    Upgrade or start new...

    Ok...I need a new or upgraded computer. I want something for light gaming (World Of Warcraft) and some photo editing with LR and PS. I was looking at what I currently have and wonder if it can be upgraded to perform better or am I better off just starting fresh. Here's the current system and...
  25. M

    450 watt PSU

    Is 450 watt PSU enough for Zotac GT 730 2GB DDR5?
  26. P

    Ps2 or PC with graphics card

    Which require more electricity charges which is economical ,ps2 or PC with graphics card
  27. B

    Is the Gtx 1060 compatible with The Gigabyte GA-H110M-A motherboard

    is the Gigabyte GA-H110M-A mother board compatible with the gtx 1060
  28. C

    Headset Mic not working

    Hello, I just bought a logitech g230 gaming headset that comes with a mic, the audio is fine but the microphone doesn't work at all and is not showing up in Recording or Playback devices. Anyone can help? thank you.
  29. G

    Computer build wont boot bios

    Sorry if this the wrong section. Msi gtx1060 6G Msi z-97 Corsair vengeance 16gb I just finished my first computer build, but I've ran into a snag. The CPU, Disk player and hard drive were all taken from my old computer to build this one. Before starting, I factory reset the computer just incase...
  30. B

    HD 6700 getting hot

    Hi there, I recently started having a go at gaming on a PC that was lent to me while I am building my own rig. I tested with minecraft which I reckon is pretty light on hardware. However, despite getting 140fps+ on max settings, the GPU (AMD 6700) got very hot according to GPU-z, around 100...
  31. R

    Slim fans carbide air 240

    Can you fit 2x120mm slim fans at the bottom of the corsair carbide air 240 with an matx motherboard installed?
  32. A

    New AMD Driver capped me at 30hz

    Hey Tom's Hardware, I've been using a 4K tv as my monitor recently, working fine with my R9 295X2 and a miniDP to HDMI 3.0 active adapter in order to achieve 60hz in 3840x2160. Yesterday I updated to the latest AMD drivers, and when I restarted, my framerate appears to be capped at 30fps now...
  33. H

    SSD Failed and is Beeping

    So I go to boot up my pc to listen to music whilst i build my new pc and Windows fails to load my 512gb Crucial M4. This happened once before a month ago and a quick disconnect/reconnect of the sata cable "fixed it". Luckily I have a 240gb Evo 840 to use in the meantime but once I got my new...
  34. C

    Broken Capacitor On MB

    Hello guys i have problem. Yesterday i was building my pc and i somehow broke 1 capacitor on motherboard it felt from the case. The mb is msi mortar 150m and the capacitor is the one above 24 pin conector..question is can i run it without problem?
  35. A

    Which 1070 has better cooling?

    ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1070 AMP! Extreme or MSI GeForce GTX 1070 DirectX 12 GTX 1070 GAMING Z 8G Both have the same price on, so I just want to buy the one that has better cooling and less noise. And will both fit my ZALMAN Z3 PLUS case?
  36. G

    Windows 10 upgrade eliminated my ability to Print. Need suggestions...

    Background... A few days ago, I decided against my better judgement to do the free upgrade to Windows 10. I was (and now am again) a very happy Windows 7 Home Premium user. After the upgrade completed, although the look was very nice and I liked the interface, I lost too much functionality...
  37. E

    I'm not sure where to post this but I need help!

    Ok so my computer has been working fine for a long time but just recently I was playing Counter Strike and when I alt tabbed out (in borderless window mode) the box that pops up with all the open programs stopped responding for a second and then my task bar reloaded and everything came back up...
  38. gavi7566

    RAM Suggession for laptop please!

    I am Having HP 15 AC-083tx which has a 5th gen i3-5010u processor and a 4GB DDR3 1600Mhz module. I am willing to add another 4GB module as a slot is vacant. So can anyone suggest me a valuable RAM?? I was thinking of this one -...
  39. cjones636

    The BladeKor V21 Plex Media Server / Gaming Rig Build

    This thread was created to log this new build. Not all components have been purchased yet. Components listed below in bold have already been purchased. Thermaltake Core V21 MicroATX Mini Tower Case Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor MSI B150M MORTAR Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard...
  40. manolaren

    Need Opinions for a ~ 900$ Gaming PC pls

    I m thinking something like this for a gaming pc. Do you think i should go for an Asus Z170-Z or Z170-Pro Gaming instead of Z170-K? I have never used sli before in the past and i m not thinking doing it anyway, i m just asking about overall performance of the...