Forum discussion tagged with comparison.
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    What is a better choice to buy? [Mac]

    Hi, I would like to know, which one of these Macbooks is a better choice to buy. Either Apple MacBook Air 13,3 (2017) or Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13,3 (2014) The Air is newer but I would say worse than the Pro. I don't have any experience with Mac yet, so I don't know what to expect. This...
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    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: G.SKILL...
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    Question Which motherboard is better

    Basically for doing Internet stuff and playing The Sims games, which motherboard of these two would be better do you all think? Don't have details on processors on them though, but they do come with one already on the board, sorry. F2A85X-UP4 or 880G-E45
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    Question ASUS or MSI X299 Motherboard. Which is better?

    Got a fair idea of specs but which x299 motherboard would be best guys? ASUS Intel Core-X PRIME X299 DELUXE II ATX Motherboard or MSI MEG X299 CREATION I9 9900x Processor (Clocked up but only to fully safe with no destabilising or shortening of life) Be quiet Dark Rock PRO 4 250W...
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    Question Tossing up between an i5 9600k and a Ryzen 5 2600x

    Hey all, Just recently experienced a massive PC mess up and looks like my PSU malfunctioned and fried my motherboard. I originally had an i5 4690k, 16GB RAM and a GTX 970. AIO Corsair watercooler and the usual SSD HDD rig. Am currently customising my new build and am stuck between the i5...
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    Question Which of the following gpus is better

    Asrock radeon rx 580 8gb phantom gaming D OC or Sapphire radeon rx 580 8gb Pulse? I can see the later's(4gb version) performance on gamedebate but i can not find the Asrock one on that site
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    Question 2x8Gb vs 4x4Gb Gaming Comparison (Intel)

    This video seems to show a moderate gain in some games with 4x4gb running in dual channel on a 9700k. I was not expecting any material difference and was clearly wrong. Just wondered what others made of this? View:
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    Question XPG SSD Faceoff: SX6000 Pro VS. GAMMIX S11 Pro

    Greetings, humans of Tom's Forums. I'm currently going through some upgrade options for my rig, which is actually plenty fast and snappy for my needs: ASUS H97M-E/CSM MOBO Intel i3-4170 CPU 8GB Kingston DDR3 RAM 2 X Kingston V300 128GB SSD in RAID-0 Boot SSD 1TB WD1001FALS-41Y6A1...
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    Question 64GB DDR4 3000MHz or 32GB DDR4 3200MHz of RAM

    So, I was making a Origin PC build just for my entertainment. I know a bit about PC parts and what they do, but I am not a expert. I was looking at the RAM section and wondered if I should put...
  10. Info Z390/Z370/H370/B365/B360/H310 Motherboards (LGA1151v2 for Intel 8th & 9th-Gen Coffee Lake) Sortable Comparison Tables

    Welcome everyone! This thread features a comprehensive list of Z390/Z370/H370/B365/B360/H310 motherboards with an LGA1151v2-socket (supporting Intel 8th-Gen and 9th-Gen Coffee Lake-S CPUs). It is a sortable database aimed at easily comparing detailed specifications of all the different...
  11. Info X570/X470/X370/B450/B350/A320 Motherboards (AM4-socket for AMD Ryzen CPUs) Sortable Comparison Tables

    Welcome everyone! This thread features a comprehensive list of X570/X470/X370/B450/B350/A320 motherboards with an AM4-socket (supporting AMD Ryzen CPUs). It is a sortable database aimed at easily comparing detailed specifications of all the different motherboard brands and models. The...
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    [SOLVED] Need some help with new desktop

    Hi, Firstly, I'd like to note that I'm a complete noob when it comes to building desktops. This is why I don't know which parts would be best to add to my setup The main parts I'd like to add are these: - i9-9900k (might overclock it later) - 1/2x RTX 2080ti - Samsung 860 Pro 1TB - Not sure...
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    Recording gameplay with the elgato hd60s

    so I am wanting to record gameplay from a console with the elgato hd60s. Im able to record game play but its at a lower resolution than id like it to be. I currently have an AMD Athlon x4 860k and a nvidia gtx 950 4gb i believe it is. i would like to get it up to 1080p 30fps minimum, not looking...
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    Small case for big GPU

    Hey guys. I need myself a new PC and wanna build it myself. Haven't done this in 10 years (literally) so thought I'd ask around. It does feel a little "Hello peeps please solve my problem" to just ask, but I have a few requirements and having a hard time really figuring out what fits me, so...
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    [SOLVED] Idle Temperature is between 55 to 65 C on my 2600x CPU

    My specs are ryzen 5 2600x with stock cooler, MSI B-450 Tomahawk 16 gb ram, IDle Temperature on My Cpu is running between 55 to 65C even when i m doing nothing on my pc.. I replaced thermal paste today just in case, but its still same.. Providing SS of my ryzen master software...
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    1700x 0r 2600x

    This is posted due to the current pricing. Newegg has the 1700x for $179.99 and the 2600x for $229.99. Considering the $50.00 price difference, the plan to buy an aftermarket cooler for overclocking and gaming is not important, I am leaning towards the 1700x due to the extra cores. I do have...
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    file transfer between iOS 2018 ipad and ubuntu 18.04 pc

    How to transer files (note-taking apps that sync with lecture audio, Notability, Whink, etc) from 2018 ipad and ubuntu 18.04 pc. Does anybody know of such an app that works across both platforms?
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    Best way to do a clean reinstall of GPU drivers?

    I have had some issues with stuttering and fps in a few games that previously ran fine. I wondered if a fresh reinstall of my GPU drivers would help with these issues? My GPU is an MSI RX 480 GAMINGX 4G, and I was wondering what the best way would be to cleanly reinstall my GPU drivers while...
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    Sony Vaio Laptop, fan makes a loud noise then shuts off

    I own a Sony Vaio Laptop and just last year, starting June the laptop started making a loud fan noise then shuts down completely. I believe this laptop is 5 years old, and just last year this problem has occurred. I can still use it and turn it on but only for a short period of time since it...
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    Upgrading GPU trying to figure out pin connectors current has 8 and a 6+2 new GPU has a 6 pin connector

    My current is an MSI GTX 770 it looks as if it has a 8 pin and a 6+2 I'm looking at 1060s to upgrade to and most of them have 6 pin connector what would I have to do to use one?