Forum discussion tagged with computer.
  1. P

    [SOLVED] Can I install a GPU in my Acer Aspire AXC-230?

    Hello, I own an Acer Aspire XC-230 desktop I was wondering if this PC can have a GPU such as a GTX 720 installed? I think I can see a slot for one, but I am not too certain and am new with upgrading. Thanks!
  2. K

    Question What do I need to do to make this PC Vr ready? And is it even possible?

    I made the mistake of just buying a Prebuilt pc for one of those flex-pay websites. This was before VR really grabbed my interest so I didn't bother looking for a pc advertised as "VR Ready". I would love to stick with what I have a and just change some components but is it even possible for me...
  3. N

    Question My front case fan is not spinning anymore.

    I built my computer around 3 years ago, so it was about time to clean the insides anyway. I've tried spraying compressed air into the case (taking every basic precaution) which did fix the problem for a bit, but it ended up stopping again. My case is a Xion XON 310 BK, a cramped, ugly mess of...
  4. velocci

    Question 8th gen vs 9th gen intel cpu

    Hi all, while reading some information about the intel Z390 chipset, it said "Remember, though, that the 9th generation of Coffee Lake has better Turbo speeds, a greater number of cores, improved thermal performance and fixes for the infamous Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities". I'm looking...
  5. mangaman

    Question How do I download bought movies on the playstore to my computer

    I purchased a few movies awhile back on the play store, when Google was giving out coupons. I would like to download these movies and put them in my personal collection, but how do I do that? I've search online about this, but so far only mobile users can download the movies for later use. I own...
  6. Z


    So, all my devices. PC and PS4 have not been getting an ethernet signal for 8 days now. I tried virtually everything and I think the problem is with my router. Some information is: The lights for ethernet on router and PC are turning on. The WiFi works, ethernet does not. I've recently bought...
  7. O

    Question (Complete build) I think I'm close, can you tell me if I screwed up somewhere?

    Hi guys, I've read up on a lot of stuff last couple of weeks, but I admit I'm definitly not a pro. Good job or brutally honest, give me your best shot! Can you help me out? Just a few thoughts behind the setup: I based this around the ryzen CPU and the...
  8. StormBrew

    Question Computer Has Been Working Fine for Years, Now Only Turns on When I Flip the Light Switch

    My desktop had been working fine up for the last few years up until a few days ago when it started acting super strangely. The front IO power button had stopped turning the computer on. This was a problem that I experienced a few years back after I had first built the PC, and had no actual...
  9. BlazingAngels

    Question Odd Smell Possibly Coming From Computer

    There is this weird smell possibly coming from my computer, it doesn't smell like something is burning. This is going to sound quite odd but it smells like bakery goods in an oven and I am not sure if its my computer or someone cooking in the apartment next to me. My cpu is 50c underload and my...
  10. M

    Question Where's The Latch To Unplug My GPU From The PCI-E Slot?

    Hi, I recently bought an RX 470 to replace my old R9 280X, however, on my motherboard i'm struggling to find the latch to unlock my current GPU from the PCI-E slot. I heard there are different types of locks, such as ones that need to be slided or held but i'm not sure which one my motherboard...
  11. xHeartbeat

    Question Fps has been dropping on a good PC

    I've got CPU: i7-6700K @4.00GHz Motherboard: ASRock Fatil1ty Z170 Gaming K4 GPU: Gigabyte Xtreme Gaming G1 GTX 1070 8GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB 3200MHz (2x8GB) PSU: EVGA Supernova 750 G2 Cooler: Scythe Mugen 4 And lately my frames have been dropping in csgo. Even in games you would...
  12. M

    Question KVM Switch with 6 USB's?

    - I'm looking for a KVM Switch that allows me to operate both my Macbook and my Desktop computer (Not Simultaneously) with the same peripherals and the same monitor. - I intend to plug the monitor into the desktop directly using HDMI to DVI, and HDMI to HDMI into the KVM for the MacBook. - The...
  13. R

    Question Should I buy a rx Vega 56 at microcenter, use it for a month, and then return it?

    I need a GPU ASAP, so what I'm planning to do is buy the Vega 56 and then return it before navi gets launch. I saw that microcenter lets you return a GPU within 30 days if it is like-new conditions, and I get all my money back, is that true? I really need a graphic card right now, but I don't...
  14. S

    Question Any solutions ?

    Hi i have a problem with my pc, i'm using hpz210, when i power on the pc it shows a screen with hp logo and it says " Press Esc for startup menu", the problem is that when i press Esc nothing happen even if i pressed any key, the issue happened after I entered the bios and changing some settings...
  15. HardAsARockie

    Question Computer making sporadic gurgling sounds.

    Hello! I've been having this issue for as long as I can remember, and it never concerned me. Now, I'm just wondering if there's any solution to the noise because it's becoming quite an annoyance. Thank you. Here's a link to the noise: View...
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    [SOLVED] What components of a computer do different types of viruses run through before infecting it?

    For example, if there is a BIOS virus in my computer, what components of the computer would it have run through before it reached the BIOS (e.g. CPU, modem, RAM, etc.)?
  17. N

    Question Thermaltake View 32 RGB Controller

    Hello, This is probably a very rookie question but I'd rather ask the experts instead of blowing up my PC! I purchased a Thermaltake View 32 Case and the case comes with 3 pre-installed RGB Fans from Thermaltake that are all connected to an RGB Hub / Switch. So far all good... Although off...
  18. E

    Question Monitoring TV (in other room) on my PC monitor, all plugged in the same computer.

    Hello, so here's my setup: I have two monitors and a TV plugged in the same computer in my office, The TV is connected with a 50 feet HDMI cable that goes through the walls, so I can't see the TV from my office. I was wondering if there was a solution to monitor what's happening on my TV on one...
  19. M

    Question Best Budget monitor 144hz around 200-250$?

    Hey guys, I was thinking of buying a new monitor since I've been using my current monitor for 5 years now (1366x768 res at 60hz). I just bought a new pc! Specs: I5-6400 Gtx 1060 6gb dual OC (Asus) 8 gb ram MSI gigabyte mobo(i forgot model) And I read that im actually holding back my computer...
  20. aidfarrell70

    [SOLVED] How to set up wifi with B360 PRO

    I've just completed a build using the Asus TUF B-360 PRO gaming motherboard with wifi. However I don't know how to set up the wifi. I've screwed in the adapter into the motherboard but nothing has changed.