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  1. PrismTek

    Question Recommendation for new laptop (mainly for Graphic Design work)

    Hi, I was looking to get some laptop recommendations which I will mainly be using for graphic design work but also for things like computer 3D animation software (such as Blender)? Ideally, I am aiming for a 15.6 inch screen as a 17.3 inch will be too big for me as I currently have an HP...
  2. C

    Question Game freezes and RGB lights flicker, then game unfreezes ?

    Hi all, I've been playing some Minecraft and noticed an issue with my PC that I wasn't having before I left for college. While playing whatever is selected freezes (other applications don't, they continue working as normal), my lights in my PC turn off then back on, then whatever was frozen...
  3. S

    Question GPU blinks when pressing power button but computer doesn’t start at all ?

    Yesterday I reset my pc like 7 times trying to turn on secure boot in bios to play valorant. After playing for a few hours in secure boot, I shut it down and went to bed. Now when I try pressing the power button the gpu blinks and then nothing happens at all. I’m so lost and what I should do bc...
  4. gmlibres48

    Question Upgrading my pc.

    My PC is not working properly sometime it will turning off for unexpectedly I think there's a problem in my computer but I don't know the exactly wrong in this computer because I only very little knowledge in computer. I'm asking if I Should upgrade or buy a new one. (Im not good at English...
  5. V

    Question Monitor + TV setup not working correctly ?

    Hello, Up until recently my monitor + TV setup was working fine, all of a sudden i cant have monitor 1 on without monitor 2/TV being switched on. When i duplicate displays or even try to have monitor one only on it wont work without switching on monitor/TV 2. As soon as i turn off monitor 2/TV...
  6. kgod

    Question gpu doesnt get detected when booting computer

    gpu not detecting on my mobo even though it was working fine before??? computer crashed (no blue screen) wouldnt turn on, finally got it to turn on, half an hour later it wont shut off. i come back and it now cant detect the gpu. i shut it off so many times and i sent back the gpu but apparently...
  7. C

    Question APC Back-UPS Pro BR1500G-IN always on charge with home inverter supply, are there any consequences ?

    I have APC Back-UPS Pro BR1500G-IN, 1500VA / 865W, and recently I also setup Luminous Cruze+ 2KVA Sine Wave Home UPS with two 220 AH Tall Tubular batteries however my house load is not that much so I connected this APC Back-UPS Pro - BR1500G-IN on a power plug which has my home inverter supply...
  8. Lucerp

    Question Newly built PC runs fine but I've noticed a burning smell ?

    About a week ago I built a new PC with completely new parts. It booted up nicely, and it has been running perfectly for the whole week. However, yesterday I noticed a weird burning smell (almost like an exploded firework smell). It was very subtle, but definitely noticeable when I smelled near...
  9. Adarsh 9999

    Question My PC won't turn on at home but at repair shop it turns on just fine ?

    My pc won't turn on at home . But when I took it the repair shop it turns on without any problem. When I took the pc back home it worked for a while and after 4 hours of when I try to turn it back on it won't turn on . So i took it back to the shop, and what do you know it turns on without any...
  10. L

    [SOLVED] White squares on screen, then no signal at all ?

    I was using my computer then suddenly, it starts to show white squares and goes to black screen. I was just using it normal, no heavy applications or games. I did a cleaning on the pc and it wasn't dusty. Tried to restart many times, but the screen is still black and the GPU fans spins. The Mobo...
  11. gtxkilo[lulz]

    Question My computer not running like it used to ?

    i got this dell g7 2 - 3 years ago and the fps on say beamng, grand theft auto v and garrysmod would run 60 - 230 frames or more max, now most games run around 50 and under and theres also alot of stuttering and throttle issues but even when cooled it still doesn't run the same, I've tried...
  12. B

    Question PSU Recommendations

    Hi Everyone, I was looking to get myself a new PSU but am not too sure what I should get. Currently, I have a Cooler Master GX 750 W. I was looking at maybe getting an 850W or 1000W. I have seen that the Corsair HX850 Platinum and Corsair HX850 Platinum are pretty good, but not sure what would...
  13. Gerjaffers

    Question When do pcs break/ when will mine break?

    Hello, So I have a PC and it's my brother's old one and it is coming to ten years old. My question is will it break in the tenth year or can it last much longer than ten years when my brother gave it to me he said not to worry about it breaking and he still says it. So can someone tell me when...
  14. L

    Question My PC is dying PLS HELP

    my specs are Cpu Amd fx 9590 Gpu msi GeForce 1060 6 gb gaming x Motherboard asrock 970a-g/3.1 Psu evga 700 b 80 plus bronze Cpu cooler thermaltake water 3.0 240 argb sync tt premium edition Storage multiple ssds and hdds Ram 24 gb My problems. I built this pc in let’s say 2016 Only played rust...
  15. BADAZZMEDIC

    Build Advice I'm having alot of trouble putting together this rig and making it run properly. I'm a complete noob and in need of some tech advice. Please help...

    So I don't really know if my rig is built correctly or not. I put it together and have reinstalled windows over a hundred times. My computer has been experiencing trouble with running games like the elder scrolls online and even basic games like minecraft. When i play these games i experience...
  16. TheFlash1300

    Question Can leaving ta laptop turned on 24/7 damage it?

    If i leave my laptop turned on and plugged in 24/7, will this lead to damage, if no overheating is happening, and the temperatures of all components are normal? Should i expect damage to the battery and shortened life-span and durability of the battery?
  17. Z

    [SOLVED] My monitor won't display from my GPU ?

    Recently, I've been using NVIDIA GTX 1050 in my older PC and it was always connected to my monitor. My monitor was connected with a VGA cable connected to the motherboard and the HDMI cable connected to the GPU because that's the only way that my GPU will be displayed on the monitor. Yesterday...
  18. Question Persistent freezes, requiring hard reboot.

    Hello! When the computer freezes, everything freezes on the display as it was. No inputs work, no sounds, no nothing, just a still image of what was on my screens at the time of the freeze. Ryzen 9 5950X AMD RX 6900-XT Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB G.SKILL F4...
  19. thiago5044

    Question Everything in my pc works but not when put together

    My previous mobo died a couple of weeks back and i had to buy a new one, this started my absolute goddamn nightmare My build: Ryzen 5 2600x 2x8 gb ram Kingston 2666mhz Seagate 1 terabyte SSD B450M-AC Rx 570 8gb phantom gaming PSU: Antec 750w Gold The PC just flat out doesn't give any...
  20. JZ113

    Question PC screen turns black then restarts while playing games

    Upgraded my motherboard and cpu 4 weeks ago. While playing games, my pc would have the screen turn black, I lose audio to game immediately and then discord/YouTube 10 seconds later, then the system reboots. (This issue happens maybe once after every 1-2 hours while playing any random games...
  21. M

    Question Major issues with my PC.

    This morning I decided to mess around in the BIOS under the memory tab. Adjusted DRAM Frequency has a ton of presets, so I started out with 3733MHz, and it was stable. Then, I tried 3866MHz and that was also stable. As soon as I tried 4000MHz and saved the settings, then restarted it boot to...
  22. Question laptop 3080 not working properly all of a sudden

    hi i own a GP 66 laptop from msi which has a RTX 3080 Laptop GPU in it. now for the first few months the laptop normally but all of a sudden 3 days ago the graphics card has become worse than a 700 series. note i have never used the card for mining but i do use the computer a lot heres a sc of...
  23. Nuguns

    Question AMD ryzen 7 5800x keeps restarting PC

    So this is a really weird situation I'm having. I can run games perfectly fine in VR and demanding games fine but the minute I launch certain games such as COD vanguard or Roblox my PC instantly restarts itself, I have no idea why this is only happening on these two games. I did not OC anything...
  24. Vorthulus

    Question Custom built PC locking up and freezing

    My custom built PC ( Yes I built it myself and probably messed it up first time builder ) when booted up will slowly over a span between 8 - 10 min will lock up and not respond; can't wake it from sleep, screen still on try to interact / move mouse no response and the only thing that brings it...
  25. Harq

    Question Is it the wires?

    Hello! Im new to this website and would like to ask to the people who are knowledgeable in these things. I recently bought a new pc but the drivers are old and when i got home i used my old DVI with a DP adapter and other old cables , then i started the pc it turned on but it suddenly it shuts...
  26. F

    Question my pc cant connect to amazon eero wifi network and i dont know why

    i just got a new pc and it wont let me connect to the wifi booster i have. under networks only my main network shows up and the rest are hidden and wont let me connect to them. they dont show up normally under the wifi list but when i go to network connections under settings they show up as...
  27. Jhaggy

    Question Single PC Getting Garbage Internet

    Hey everyone! I’m usually really good at fixing and problem solving but there is an issue I’ve been trying to fix for the last couple hours and it won’t budge. My PC is getting roughly 1/100th of my internet speed. This issue started last night right as I was trying to purchase discord nitro. I...
  28. Ariel Schnee

    Question Advice On Computer I'm Having Built At CyberPower Site

    I'm customizing a computer at CyberPower.com now. Here's the build. http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/saved/1Q40R1 I was thinking of changing the video card to the "GeForce RTX™ 3070 Ti 8GB GDDR6X Video Card (Ampere) [VR Ready] (Single Card)". But, I'm not sure it would be worth the extra $ 177...
  29. Ryker Pendleton

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade my Power Supply or SSD or Cpu Cooler first or something else

    System Specs: Ryzen 5 3500 Nvidia Geforce Gtx 1650S single fan Wester Digital Sn520 256G m.2 nvme Corsair Vengeance 16gb 3200 mhz LPX Stock Cpu cooler 2 Corsair 4000d Stock Fans Asus Rog strix b450-f gaming II hp pavilion stock 400w platinum power supply non modular
  30. T

    [SOLVED] High-end Gaming build thoughts?

    Hello everyone, I posted a thread here earlier where i asked for a build was "future proof" and that could handle games like Rust, Escape from Tarkov, Pubg etc etc with a 144hz monitor @ 1080p while being able to stream on discord. I'm just posting here one more time because i want to confirm...
  31. TyroneTiggles

    Question Recently built PC having 'floaty' mouse problems and wallpaper magically going black ?

    First time poster here so ill keep it nice and simple! So whats the issue I am having? Well, I'll list them out below as each doesn't seem to be tied to one another but may be? When unplugging a USB device from my computer case's front USB hub, the PC's wallpaper goes black instantly across...
  32. Evosphek

    Question CPU fans/Sys fans and lights are still on after shutdown

    Everytime i press the power button or manually shutdown in windows the fans and lights are still on. I've check bios and turned quick boot off aswell as windows power options but it never works.
  33. ArkHavoc99

    Question USB microphone causes massive PC stuttering + lag

    Hi! I bought a Blue Sherpa USB Microphone, and I've found that whenever I plug it in, it causes massive stuttering and lag on my computer. It's essentially like everything is moving at ~10fps. Even the input is "laggy". The CPU utilization isn't high or anything, it just gets insanely laggy...
  34. m4di

    [SOLVED] I want to upgrade my computer. Check compatibility, please.

    Hello, Here is my current build: Case: NZXT H500i ATX CPU: i5 6500 LGA1151 GPU: MSI GTX 1060 6 GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance 2x8 GB MOBO: MSI Z170A M3 LGA1151 PSU: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze I want to upgrade my CPU to the following: (If you think that there's a better i7 or i9 CPU for around 1000-1500...
  35. Kissareki

    Question Daily freezing, crashing and restarting ?

    Recently my computer has started randomly freezing and crashing. Doesn't matter if I'm in game or just scrolling the internet, either way it happens. At first I realize I can't move my mouse, and if I have any sound on, the sound freezes and starts looping, and this freeze stays on for about...
  36. [SOLVED] SSD slows to a crawl. What is happening?

    Bought a Corsair MP400 1TB today to store more games but the write speeds are abysmal. Never had this with any other NVMe drive. Advertised read and writes are in the 3000-4000mb/s range yet it's writing to the SSD at a poultry 16mb/s. What is happening?
  37. DCNOS18

    Question USB Overcurrent ?

    Hey guys, recently installed a new power supply, Seasonic Prime 1000 Platinum. On the first start up, I noticed my CPU fans connected to my Corsair H110igt started at full blast. I thought that was odd, but then I noticed a smell, which I thought was the fan. I looked at the waterblock with the...
  38. A

    Question GPU is making a very loud grinding/electrical noise - Screen turns off after 1 min

    Hi guys, I've just recently built my new pc, except for the gpu which is the PowerColor R9 390X DEVIL - which is 5-6years old. When I turn on the computer, straight away the gpu would make a horrible loud grinding noise and this is not coming from the fan side of the gpu! The display would...
  39. D

    [SOLVED] Good Pc with low fps

    (srry for bad english) One of my favourite games is called CSGO that i play a lot , but when i had the pc i was getting really good fps like 400 fps or even more , now im getting always 90 - 110 and sometimes dropping , my pc is Intel core i5-6500 3.20 Nvidia GTX 1660 SUPER 6 GB OC 16 gb ram
  40. rawn7702

    [SOLVED] 100 Mbps via direct connection(PC), 300 Mbps via router(router to PC) - How come?

    Hi, I have a 300 Mbps connection from my ISP. When I connect the ethernet cable directly to the PC, the network adapter is capped at 100 Mbps but when I connect the ISP cable to the router and then to the PC, I get full 300 Mbps. (The speed & duplex option is set to full 1.0 Gbps, motherboard...