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...
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    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...
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    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 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 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...