Forum discussion tagged with component.
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    Question Are my components working properly?

    After suffering games having low performance from what i thought would do a good job, i decided to do a benchmark on userbenchmarks because my games were getting slower as they were running for longer and i've seen others with the same components get higher more consistent framerates...
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    Question GTX 1050 ti vs GTX 1050 OC

    Which one is better? Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Requesting advice to check of any issues before I buy the parts and build my Rig.

    I'm planning to build a mid-tier gaming pc, and I'd to know if there are any issues that I didn't spot (its my 1st time building my own pc). Here's the pc part picker link: Feel free to make any suggestions or changes to it, and thanks in advance!
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    [SOLVED] Can you check my build to see if it's going to run into any throttling?

    Hey guys Please take a look at my current build first: Mobo: asus z170-k cpu: i3-6100 gpu: asus strix gtx 950 oc Ram: 2 × g.skill ripjaws V 4GB And a 700 watt psu It's a quite old gaming rig now and I am going to upgrade the gpu to an RTX 2060 and add a new ram stick and cpu. But that raises a...
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    Question Headset Mic doesnt work on my PC

    Hi. So I have a problem with my headset and windows recognizes there is one mic, but I can't get it working, I've tried reinstalling drivers and restarting a bunch of times. The mic however works on another PC, and if I connect Headset 1 (Only audio) and another headset for a mic, it works. I...
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    Question Looking for a good cpu motherboard combo

    Hey all, I’m currently looking at repairing my broken down pc. I have a gtx 750 ti, 550W gold power supply, 1TB HDD. I’m looking for a good cpu motherboard and case. I’ll mainly be using it for WoW. I do only have a $500 budget for the motherboard cpu ram and case. I can spend a little over...
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    Question Best time to upgrade? Need new CPU and etc.

    Currently have a rig with sub-par AMD FX-8320 CPU and only 8 GB of DDR3 RAM. Everything else is good. MSI ARMOR GTX 1080 8GB (OC edition), RM 650x PSU, SSD drive. So you can see I got a pretty huge bottleneck for my GPU. Basically I need a new CPU (Intel is still king?), will need a new...
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    Question Futureproof Ryzen Build

    Hello, I am a semi-professional gamer in my country and i had recently won a tournament prize for about $1500 (21.3 Mil Indonesian Rupiah) and i would like to upgrade my PC with the current specs: i7 3770k MSI Z77-G43 Patriot Viper 16GB 1600mhz RAM HIS ICEQX2 R9 290 WDC Blue 1TB 120GB...
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    Question Is it worth buying 140Hz monitor?

    My PC specs :- View: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- So as the title suggests should i buy a 144 Hertz monitor for this pc?
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    [SOLVED] Can you put SODIMM RAM into slots on a Raspberry Pi CM3 clusterboard?

    If I took a Raspberry Pi CM3 clusterboard (e.g.: and installed some SODIMM RAM into the slots, would they work?
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    Question Cant decide on build/ feedback on parts

    Ive been saving for a new pc build for a whilöe now seeing as my current build isnt keeping up with the games i want to play (plus everything has been upgraded to the point of me having to upgrade everything just for one singular component). Looking around the internet, and hours of research...
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    Question Is the SODIMM slot and pinout for a Raspberry Pi CM3 the same as a standard SODIMM slot/pinout?

    This is kind of based off my previous thread (, but are the pinouts for a Raspberry Pi CM3 and a DDR2 SODDIMM pinout the same? When examining the pinouts...
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    Question What is the latency of RAM (DIMM) and PCIe?

    What I want to know is approximately the amount of latency induced by PCIe and by RAM? I want the latency from the CPU to the DIMM slot and to the PCIe slot (so no round-trip latency).
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    [SOLVED] Are there any Male to Male RAM (DIMM) riser cable?

    I would like to know if there is such a thing as this. I am curious to know if this exists (so don't ask me "why?).
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    [SOLVED] What is the slot for this PCIe riser?

    I found this riser on Supermicro ( , ) and I see that 1 slot is PCIe x4(?). But there is the other slot and I don't know what it is, so I was wondering if you could help me...
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    Question Can excessive heat from the CPU damage other components?

    Hey, Recently upgraded my GPU, and now my CPU is working at full capacity. Currently when idle sits from 45-55 degrees --> 90-100 at 100% load (when playing games). My PC has never crashed but CPU throttles to avoid going over 100. I've got some thermal paste on delivery as i have not changed it...
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    [SOLVED] What is this riser?

    I found this riser online and I don't know exactly what it does. So can anyone help me? ( ) So far, I believe these are 2 possible options (but I'm open to other options). It could be: 1) An actual DIMM to M.2 or SATA riser that can store/cache the...
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    Question can a program harm my CPU

    hey one of my friends recently told sth to me that makes me nerves about my PC component.he said using 100% of cpu can harm it after like 3 years or more. i use a program that use 100% of cpu for like 2 hours and my temp is like 50 or most of the times 48. my friends use emulators for the game...
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    Question *HELP* Spare parts build for a friend to bring to LTX 2019 - Need Advice!! ($1500 component build request)

    Hi, I am hoping to gather some insight into others thoughts on building a new rig for my friend. He currently has no PC and I'm looking to take him with me to LTX 2019 in July, but need to build him a rig for the BYOC event. I have a pretty decent tax refund coming my way and was going to throw...