College

Forum discussion tagged with College.
  1. C

    Question 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
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    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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
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    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 https://de.pcpartpicker.com/list/grM7LJ. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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 post...my 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...
  12. 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?
  13. remlexmetal

    Question Lenovo legion Y720

    Hello Guys, Im using Lenovo legion H270 mobo right now . This chipset really very simple and very ordinary, I just want to know how durable it is and how did you rate regarding the quality of this mobo, please let me know, because I want to replace it with the same generation with good looking...
  14. 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.
  15. 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?
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. V

    Question 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
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    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...
  20. 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...