Forum discussion tagged with College.
  1. J

    Question PC internet is much slower than other devices.

    Hello all. I recently moved into an apartment on my college campus, and I am experiencing some issues with my internet. I am on wifi. Unfortunately, ethernet is NOT an option. In comparison to my other devices, as well as my roommates devices, the internet on my PC is much, much slower...
  2. BraxtonJ30456

    Question Need a Electronic Repair Business to answer a few questions for my college final

    Hello, my name is Braxton and I currently studying IT at a university. For my final, for my INFO1120 class, I need to interview a company that I would be interested in as a career. I need a company (not a hobbyist) that deals with electronic repairs and/or deals with computer building or...
  3. Renato20


    Hello everyone, Next year I am choosing which college I should go to...In my life I have always been keen on computer stuff and math. I am choosing between polytechnic (3+2 years) and college (3+2 years), I have better chances on polytechic school than college, since college that is an option is...
  4. Mem Boi

    A good $800ish laptop

    This form makes it easier for us to recommend you a laptop, so we don't have to ask you lots of questions. Please copy and paste these questions into the thread you post, and we can help you find the laptop that suits you. 1. What is your budget? around $800 (950 most) 2. What is the size of...
  5. Mem Boi

    A good College laptop (Gaming and 3d Modeling)

    I will be going to college in the fall, and i need a laptop. Its main use will be for 3d Modeling with programs like auto desk inventor. I have also heard stuff about base stations, not sure if im mistaken, but If there is a way i could just set my laptop down, connect a cable or two and...
  6. zommerson

    [SOLVED] WiFi in college apartment HELP

    First of all, I'm sorry if this has been asked before. Second any help would be greatly appreciated, don't worry about the money side of things just give me your best options or opinions. So i recently completed 1st year in college but it was a struggle, my student housing claims to have...
  7. marcikque

    Question Laptop suggestions for a friend [inexperienced]

    Hey, My friend - who never had a laptop or a computer in his life - really needs a laptop for university. The budget's 1000 Euros. The fewer the better. Size should be around 14-15is. FHD for resolution will suffice. It should be really portable. As for battery life: around 8h would be enough...
  8. Slimpar

    [SOLVED] Locked out of windows 10 (organization account)

    I've been using a student version of windows 10 on my home pc because it was offered for free by my university. I asked them multiple times if I would still have access to it after graduating, and they all said yes. Lo and behold when I try to log in now I get a message "you can not log in with...
  9. Mr Penguin

    [SOLVED] £100 Headphones

    Hello, I am looking to buy a pair of new Headphones, but if you just want the quick details look at the Bold Points. I am looking for a new pair of Gaming Headphones, that include a detachable microphone for about £100. These headphones will be used for gaming like CSGO (Valorant) along with...
  10. Mr Penguin

    Question Good Laptop for college?

    Hello, I am in need of a laptop for my upcoming college course in September (that's if Covid-19 has gone) - I have taken Cyber Security & Networking. In preparation for this, I am looking for a Laptop around the £450 mark what has a decent battery life along with being able to handle daily use...
  11. Mk782001

    [SOLVED] Comparison Between Laptops

    Hey Guys, I am on a VERY tight budget here and I wanna buy a simple entry level gaming laptop for my college, I found two that best suit my needs and I am getting them at nearly the same price and these two are the only best available in my country for my budget and needs. BUT... the problem is...
  12. C

    [SOLVED] Recommendation for a college laptop?

    Hello! I'm a high school senior about to graduate and head for college relatively soon. I was also gifted a nice backpack for the holidays with an included space for a 15 inch laptop, so it would be a bit of a shame not to use that space, right? In any case, I'm looking for, well, a 15 inch...
  13. H

    Should i get a gaming pc or a gaming laptop?

    I'm a college student just starting out with my major in computer science. A laptop is going to be absolutely essential for me, and i also need to get a pc for my dad's office room which is in my home. And i want to game, so would it be better to get a gaming pc and a lower cost laptop or the...
  14. marcikque

    Question Gaming Laptop vs Ultrabook with eGPU?

    Hey, I am wondering if it would be better to get a light gaming laptop (e.g. Razer Blade) or an Ultrabook with an eGPU (e.g. Zenbook + RTX2060s)? It's for university and for traveling back to my parents, so a desktop + laptop combo won't be possible... BTW main usage would be for programming...
  15. olgkd123

    [SOLVED] Rebuilding Desktop for College - Small Form Factor Build

    Hello All! I am going to be going to college here in the next few weeks and would like to bring my desktop with me as I do video editing as a side job. I would also like to play a few AAA titles while im there, such as GTAV and Arma. I currently have an Obsidian 750D case which is absolutely...
  16. M

    Question Best laptop for school and university?

    Hi, I had to take in my previous laptop to Harvey Norman due to the laptop malfunctioning and as it was under warranty they gave me a credit of $1300 to purchase a new laptop from them. I have been looking around and I have found two which seems appropriate for school and university but I would...
  17. F

    Which laptop can I take for Gaming / Gamedevelopment / Softwaredevelopment?

    I need a laptop for study (I will do Gamedevelopment) but i thought let me buy something were I also can game on. I am planning to play games like: PUBG, Assasin Creed, Witcher etc. And i would like to play all off them 60fps at least. My requirments: -Not more then 15.6 inch -CPU: Intel Core...
  18. Ender15m

    Question Laptop for Programming and College under $900

    Hey! I would love some recommendations on a new laptop. At the moment I am using the Acer Aspire 15 with a Core i5, Geforce 940MX, and 250 GB SSD. I thought it was good, but it's slowly dying and everything on this laptop is getting super super slow. Even writing this question is lagging. On top...
  19. J

    Question Laptop for College (Engineering Major)

    Hi all, I was wondering if some more knowledgable people could weigh in on what type/what features I should be looking for for a college laptop. I am going to be studying Aerospace Engineering at WPI. There will be some extensive software I will need to be able to store and run on my computer...
  20. D

    Question Scythe Mugen 5 vs Thermalight Macho Direct (other recommendations?)

    Hey, Im comparing these two CPU coolers and Im not sure which to go for... Here is my build Looking to cool as much with air , but not exceed the €60. I would also go double tower if so, Im looking for some other recommendations from personal experience...
  21. K

    Question Time for an cpu upgrade?

    Heres my build: i7 6700(Non-K) 3.4GHz Asus H170 Gaming Mobo MSI GTX 1080TI 16GB of Ram 1TB SSD 1TB HDD Explanation: my CPU is the oldest thing I have in this build and when I play games I feel it is limiting my GPU a lot, I run wallpaper engine and sometimes it can go up to 100% in usage, I...
  22. P

    Question The DWM process has exited, ID: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti)

    Been having some weird issue lately over the last 2 weeks or so, every now and then, sometimes im gaming sometimes im just googling/or writing this screen suddenly goes black and doesn't register a DP cable, i can still hear things in the background like discord and the game or video...
  23. S

    Question Should my fans be spinning up when connected to PSU via a fan hub

    This is my first time building a pc and my motherboard didn't have enough fan headers so I used a fan hub. I plugged the hub into my PSU via a SATA cable and they aren't spinning up. Should I not connect it to the PSU?
  24. ianlee804

    [SOLVED] Internet Speed

    my wireless internet speed has a 32 mbps speed in ookla speed test, but everytime when i try to download something from either steam, origin etc, i can only get a maximum speed of 4mbps. Can anyone explain why and is this normal? Im the only using the internet.
  25. C

    Question How do i put games on my sd card for an amazon fire 7

    How do I download games on amazo n fire 7 AS card?
  26. A

    Question Quality wireless headseat suggestions.

    So a few months ago I was deciding on getting a set of a2+'s or an arctis 7 2019 headset. Went with the a2+'s first. I have a birthday coming up in about a month, so I'm searching for my first nice wireless headphones. Are arctis 7 2019's still the way to go, or are there other headsets you'd...
  27. P

    Question ARGB help! Can I connect another argb controller to the argb controller that comes with ml240r

    I'm planning to buy the cm ml240r in preparation for summer, I know that it comes with a controller and I can mount it in in my x470 gaming plus mobo. I'm planning to get additional argb fans and the ones I found is called tecware arc spectrum...
  28. V

    [SOLVED] How do i connect a soundbar with my pc?

    How do i connect it ? i tried using the hdmi on my graphic card to the soundbar but it seems like my pc can't find it.. any other ideea? does the usb port works? if i buy an usb usb cable? My soundbar is sony ct 290
  29. L

    Question CPU or graphics card first ?

    I'm considering to upgrade my graphics card from 1050 ti to 1660 ti but my cpu is a Pentium g4560. I just want maybe max settings 1080p 60 fps avg in games until I can buy new motherboard and CPU... Or should I upgrade my cpu first ? I'm really confused cause people are saying bottlenecks is...
  30. Radiodj105

    Question Asus Bios failure - Only half slots are working.

    Hi there. I own an Asus H-81 gamer. I decided to update the bios. The update was succesfull (that's what a message was saying). After the restart... I had a black screen. I disconnected every peripheral from the motherboard. I removed all the memories from the slots and I did several tests...
  31. QuanticR34

    [SOLVED] Can my Ryzen 5 2600 go to 4.2 ghz?

    I have OVerclocked my R5 2600 to 4.1ghz but i am wondering if it can go to 4.2 or even past if so what is that max it can go to, I am using a Stock cooler atm but i planning on getting a AiO cooler or a Dark Rock Pro 4 and which one should i get.
  32. G

    [SOLVED] PC powers on but doesn't boot

    Built a new rig, (yesterday) when I'd finished it powered on but no display to monitor, then when I was trying random stuff when I took out a ram stick it booted, then when I put it back in it booted again. Several restarts whilst over clocking, boots fine. When I came back to it today, the...
  33. G

    Ryzen- RAM not stable at stock speeds

    Hello, I am having trouble with my ram kit as I cannot get it to run stable at it's rated 3200 mhz spped. It is a G.Skill Ripjaws 2x4gb kit. I have updated to the latest bios and done any updates possible. The ram speed is really hurting the preformance of my Ryzen 3 2200g and I wanted to see if...
  34. E

    BIOS-How to get into Bios-- What Arcane Magical Tome do I need to Unlock this Mystery of Mysteries

    I am trying to get into my bios. It must be a secret the Illuminati are keeping from us all. Do I need to learn a spell? An Incantation maybe? Do I need to find a monkey paw and make a wish? Maybe I can find a magical lamp and a genie will help me? It's Removed ridiculous. Ok so, lets get...
  35. F

    [SOLVED] Will 2nd gen mobo work with 1st gen processor?

    I'd like to know if my 1155 socket motherboard which supports second gen processor's work with a first gen one like an i5 750?
  36. G

    Truely Wireless Earphones Recomendation

    Good morning forum, :D I'm on the hunt for true wireless headphones / earphones / earbuds, without much luck. Apart from the cheap ones (in amazon), cant find any that suit my preferences. What I'm Looking for: NOT in-ear design (Bose ones still no good), Long battery life (4+ hours), android...
  37. M

    what if my mic isn't in the list of devices? the usb won't recognize it when plugged in

    this is in a new alienware gaming desktop. it worked until a couple of days ago
  38. K

    [SOLVED] Help installing top mouted fans from AIO cooler

    I have a kraken x52 I'm installing in the 460x case. As people have said top mouting doesnt have much room at all for a for both radiator and fans, so front mounted is better. In the front of the case i have 3 RGB fans already installed though, so I'm just going to install the radiator onto them...
  39. kcarbotte

    Best PC Virtual Reality Headsets

    Here are the best Virtual Reality Headsets currently available for the PC. Ranging from $400 to over $1000, these are truly the ultimate gaming peripherals. Best PC Virtual Reality Headsets : Read more
  40. J

    Xbox not working with monitor

    My monitor will switch from hdmi 1 and it will play the fire tv stick on hdmi but when I switch it to hdmi 2 which is my Xbox is just automatically switches back to hdmi 1