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    Question Does 10-bit color demand a lot more from the GPU than 8-bit color?

    I have a $2000 Acer Predator X27 4k 144hz Monitor. My best resolutions options are: 1. 4k 98hz 10-bit color 2. 4k 120hz 8-bit color 3. 4k 144hz OC'd 8-bit color From my understanding, 10-bit color is a lot better than 8-bit color. Does this mean that running 10-bit color at 98hz will be a...
  2. BobMcSmith

    Question RAM (Semi-)Mega Comparison

    Hello! Not much background info needed, but specs are listed below. Trying to find the best 16GB kit of DDR4, here are my options, unless there is an unlisted one that is better. Thanks! Mushkin Redline: https://www.newegg.com/mushkin-enhanced-16gb-288-pin-ddr4-sdram/p/N82E16820226836 G.SKILL...
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    Question Compare Builds

    Hi, I am going to be building my first PC soon. Which build do you think is better? This is pretty max to my budget so can't really afford many changes. https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/jG3MLJ or https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/Vpdzq4 Cheers
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    Question Better headset for music.

    Hello! I am in the market for a new headset and am trying to decide between two headsets. Hyperx cloud alpha And Coolermaster mh751 I ususally use my headset to listen to music, so I would love to know which one of these two would be better. Thanks in advance!
  5. utkarsh5474

    Question Help selecting my card!

    Which one is the best to play games? What's the difference? Can it play Pubg + at what fps? ASUS Graphics Card Original GTX 750 Ti 2GB 128Bit GDDR5 GIGABYTE Graphics Card Original GTX 750 Ti 2GB 128Bit GDDR5 GIGABYTE Video Card Original GTX 750 Ti 2GB 128Bit GDDR5
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    Question What is the biggest AIO CPU cooler I can buy for my new Super Tower Case? Does bigger radiator = lower CPU temperatures vs smaller radiators?

    Hello all, I recently bought this Super Tower PC case by Thermaltake: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA6ZP56V9910&Description=thermaltake%20900&cm_re=thermaltake_900-_-11-133-327-_-Product I have a 9900k CPU and currently have this air cooler rated at 230W...
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    Question PC not playing any games. Goes into fullscreen with huge black borders

    I have an xps 630i. Graphics cards are properly installed and read fine. Directx 11 in installed. Currently using windows 7 ultimate. If i try any game, screen hangs in fullscreen with huge black borders and smaller square in the middle of screen, anyone can help me and point me into the right...
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    Ryzen 1600 rig shuts down under stress (>100'c)

    All the testing done under 33'c room temperature thou pc shuts down all the time under peak cpu load... While running any CPU intensive task like benchmark!, handbrake. my CPU goes above 100'c within 15 seconds and when it reaches 113'c system shuts itself down for obvious reasons. I haven't...
  9. wesambukhari

    Can power phases protect your cpu from a faulty psu?

    Hey guys i was wondering if power phases on a motherboard could potentially protect your cpu from a faulty power supply
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    Will I bottleneck my GPU?

    I currently own an AMD A10-9700 on a MSI a320m motherboard. I'm planning on buying a gtx 1060, but will I be able to make use 100% of the card or will it bottleneck?
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    Audio only plays through 1 side of earphones

    I know there are already a lot of posts like this, and I've tried many of the solutions proposed but there's something distinct about mine that I makes me think the problems hardware related. I've had 2 pairs of earbuds in the past 2 months and the 1st pair worked fine in my laptop until one...
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    Is it time to backup my hard drive? (getting Microsoft warnings about the HDD)

    Hey friends. Figure I'd keep this simple. This morning I received a warning message about the state of my C: drive. I decided to run Crystaldiskinfo, and it lists the HDD under the caution status, but the only warning is on the "Reallocated Sectors Count" with a value of 5. I know nothing of...
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    Red dots in bios and windows 7 boot-loop

    Hy, this is my first real problem that i dont know how to fix so im reaching out here for help. I recently reinstalled a fresh version of windows 7 64bit ultimate. It all worked fine untill it crashed one day and it kept restarting since. It just comes up to windows 7 logo and restarts. I...
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    NZXT S340 Storage device cooling, or lack there of

    So after completing my build, I seem to have overlooked that the two drive bays are in the front and underneath a shield that covers both the psu and wires and the storage devices. Because of this shield, the drives seem to be shielded from the air flow, leading me to believe that the air...
  15. nwgamelover

    Speakers needed for my TV

    Here are the specs for my TV: Sanyo 32" DP32242 HDMI It has a USB port so I would like to try these speakers, but not sure they are right for my TV. The audio has always been poor on this TV, and I used to wear headphones but they wore out. Now I would just like speakers. Below is one set I...
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    Changed my resolution to 3840x2160 and i get a screen full of static, please help !

    Hello, I bought a i5 4460 sometime ago, and earlier this week I bought a new LG 49UH6100 UHD 4K TV all connected to my Onkyo TX-NR646. Once I changed my resolution to 3840x2160, it was well besides there being white dots showering the blacks on the screen. Then I put in Wall-E on blu-ray...
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    Looking for a low budget laptop for Fiance

    Need a cheap laptop that can basically deal with photos and internet, but at the same time not be dirt cheap (extremely slow, overheat easily). Thank you for your help.
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    Sound Card for ATh-M50Xs?

    Hello, as I am planning to purchase one of these headsets, I am wondering if a dedicated sound card is worth it over the Realtek ALC1150 on my X99-A II? I plan on using them for a mix of music listening and gaming. If a sound card is recommended, which one would do the job the best? I don't...
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    system freezing randomly

    Currently the computer is randomly freezing while in normal operation like watching YouTube videos. Yesterday it was boot looping and would only start up in safe mode or fail safe mode. We switched hard drives and eventually got Windows reinstalled after resetting the cmos. Step three: History...
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    CPU Bad Performance

    Hi, i recently upgraded my cpu and motherboard to an AM3+ socket, in hopes my overall performance in games and even out of games would improve, but not so much. since the upgrade not much has changed, for instance, my average FPS on csgo, with everything on low and even a low resolution, is...