Computers

Forum discussion tagged with Computers.
  1. TheFlash1300

    How are there new CPUs, if the technological limit has already been achieved?

    Hello. Can someone explain to me what new features do new CPUs have? For example, what is the difference between AMD's overkill (best) CPU of the year 2021, and AMD's overkill (best) CPU of the year 2022? If the clock rate (GHz) no longer grows, and the number of transistors no longer grows...
  2. 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?
  3. TheFlash1300

    Why are there still computers with 4GB RAM?

    Why do companies, that produce laptops and desktop computers, still produce laptops and computers that have 4GB of RAM? Since Windows 11 came out and it requires at least 4GB of RAM, shouldn't every new laptop or computer be produced with at least 8GB of RAM, so there can be 4GB of RAM for...
  4. F

    Question Is my Hard Drive Dying???

    So I bought this SATA 1TB HDD few months back and all of a sudden it stop functioning properly today. Randomly started corrupting few of my files and I even got a S.M.A.R.T error during windows boot regarding the HDD. I even did chksdk /f which fixed some errors but corruption continued. I even...
  5. P

    [SOLVED] Ram speed

    My computer is bottle necking because my ram speed is to low I am running ddr4 4000 and it is set to 2666. Intel xmp profile does not work and ends up causing a conflict in the bios. my mother board is a gigabyte z690 aero g ddr4. my prossesor is a intel i7 12700k and my ram is G skill rip jaw...
  6. J

    Question Planning to buy B450 Aorus pro but is it Good and worth it?

    Hello, I have been torn on wether I should buy the B450 aorus pro (non wifi). It has All the features I need. Only thing that makes me not want to buy it is because i have seen some reviews online saying that the aorus pro and wifi doesn't last past a month and all kinds of RAM issues and not...
  7. HeroYT

    [SOLVED] Computer straight up just being weird lately

    Ok, so recently I got a new PSU and Motherboard for my computer and got everything up and running a few weeks ago. Everything was fine until this week when I've noticed some things. First of all, I have a Logitech G703 mouse. When I plugged it in to charge, my computer got the blue screen of...
  8. A

    Question Pls help

    Does anyone know any good PC's under 1,000 cad?
  9. G

    [SOLVED] Semi-Crash On Windows 10

    Hey Guys, So I recently built my first PC and I'm having some issues. It boots and runs fine but at seemingly random intervals the screen freezes and unfreezes making it appear like the frame rate has dropped below zero, then my monitor stops receiving a HDMI signal and the peripherals RGB...
  10. E

    [SOLVED] Laptop came with two GPUs but only one is detected ?

    So i bought a gaming laptop as i am travelling and needed something to play games on The graphics card is a RTX 2070 and i ran a benchmark test and that is not the graphic card that popped up... A intel HD graphics card popped up and it said it was "terrible" for gaming. I was wondering if all...
  11. LowEndPC1234

    [SOLVED] Where Should I Put My Motherboard ?

    Hello, Where should i put my motherboard ? I want to clean my PC + entire casing, But i don't know where is the safe place to put motherboard.
  12. ryu-

    Question Installed new ram on Christmas, worked for 2.5hours, never got a display again.

    On Christmas I received a 32GB G.Skill Trident Z 3600mhz RGB Ram, swapped out some HyperX Fury 2933mhz 16GB ram. The ram kept crashing my computer and freezing up whilst playing games such as GTA V, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, and even small games such as Minecraft. - I knew that wasn't a...
  13. O

    [SOLVED] Do power supplies impact computer performance?

    I just got back into discovering more about components and computers overall recently and instantly remembered this site and community, I have always had good answers here, so after a long time I came back. My question is: could it be that my components are underperforming because of a power supply?
  14. U

    COMPUTING EPQ IDEAS

    Hi, I am doing and EPQ in computing and here are 20 ideas. I'm confused on which one to use. which one would be easy and good to write 5000 words on please. an epq is a dissertation where i have to write about something for 5000 words Thank You Is Creating General AI A Good Idea? Who Would Be...
  15. LowEndPC1234

    [SOLVED] How do i stop Windows 10 scheduled build update ?

    So... i just installed Windows 10 Build 1511, But there's Scheduled Update to 1903, How do i stop it ? I want to stay on Build 1511
  16. S

    [SOLVED] Build List Set, Asking For Advice/Recommendations

    So, I pretty much have my build list completed for the 3080 card that is coming out, and was wondering If I could get your guys' input. Could I save money? Am I going overkill on some parts, like the motherboard? Also I am planning on overclocking. I was contemplating either using the Kraken X73...
  17. neoasap

    [SOLVED] Case under 100-120$ (7500-10000 INR)

    Hello friends, I am from India and due to covid-19, market for cases are having very limited stocks or shortages. I just want a case with great aesthetics/cable management/airflow(enough for stock config). White is my preference but can go with black colour. My current config is:: MSI...
  18. F

    [SOLVED] Rtx 2060 6 to 8 pin adapter

    So recently I got the msi ventus xs oc edition 2060 for 300 euros, nice little bargine I fetched myself. Unfortunately my psu has 2, 6 pins as opposed to an 8 pin, which is what the 2060 has. I've looked at multiple forums and read a bunch of things, apparently 6 pins will only deliver 75Ws so...
  19. M

    [SOLVED] Power Surge Questions

    We recently had a power outage followed by a power surge, a high spike which knocked both our TV and cable box completely out, fried them. My PC was connected to the system as well through a power strip but I also have other high electricity consuming items connected such as my air purifier, PC...
  20. [SOLVED] Is my new Rtx 2080 super broken?

    Hey guys, yesterday I just got my new Aorus rtx 2080 super 8Gb and just now I noticed sth weird (according to images of the gpu) (and I know you will tell me to try it first but it's a new build and it's not gonna finish soon unfortunately) In the image below you can notice all the pins are same...
  21. setter43

    [SOLVED] Choosing a mother motherboard

    Hey I'm building a new pc, can any recommend a motherboard. I have three in mind. Which would be the best? I am open to recommendation for motherboards a little more expensive but these are what I'm currently looking at. I want to know if they would fit inside the case (NZXT H510i ATX Mid Tower...
  22. T

    [SOLVED] Can I mix RAM with different Cl and different MHz?

    Hello, I have a question. So right now I have 8GB DDR4 2133MHz CL15 DIMM RAM, I'm trying to mix it with 8GB DDR4 2400MHz CL16 DIMM RAM, they are both from the same company (Team Group Elite). My motherboard can support them of course. Will it work ? Thanks.
  23. C

    [SOLVED] I Want to Upgrade My Ram (PLEASE HELP)

    So I want to upgrade my ram from 8 gigs to 16. I've been playing COD a lot on my PC, and 8 gigs is definitely not enough to run the game. Here are my PC's specs: Motherboard: X470 gaming plus (https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/X470-GAMING-PLUS ) CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Graphics Card: Radeon RX...
  24. Gr8asparagus

    Question NEED HELP

    So I recently bought a dell XP’s 9550 spec’d out and it works great...except for one big annoyance. This annoyance has to do with the keyboard. The problem is, when I close the lid of the computer, it goes to sleep, but when I open it again, the keyboard doesn’t work so I have to restart it...
  25. A

    [SOLVED] Increasing power limit to a vega 56

    Hi guys, I heard that in some cases increasing the power limit in your gpu increases performance. On Google it says that there is no harm in increasing the power limit however I increased it at +20% and the fans are blasting at around 98% compared to 75% when the power limit was set to 0. Is...
  26. ICameon

    [SOLVED] Random freezing of Video and Audio!

    On February 9, I received 3 blue-screens in a row. The first two stop codes were "DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE" and then the third stop code was "DRIVER VERIFIER DETECTED VIOLATION." I am not very familiar with blue screen stop codes, and I looked them up and found no problems that might have...
  27. J

    [SOLVED] Lian Li O11 dynamic for $200 worth it??

    Hey guys, I'm a bit sad due to inflated price so don't mind any annoying comments. :/ I live in india and this case was scarce for a while untill last week it came in stock but with much inflated price. I don't know the reason for maybe corona virus outbreak or something ? So is it worth...
  28. saleemgh

    Question The sound on my pc doesn't seem to work

    Hello, ive been trying to get my audio to work for a while now, i have a B450 tomahawk motherboard and i'm using logitech z607 5.1 speakers. The problem is that when i try and use rca to aux to connect my speakers to my pc it is recognised and my pc asks me what i just plugged in and i tell it...
  29. R

    Question Accidentally disabled GPU/Graphics card

    Hi, My friend was trying to disable the intel on his computer, something like that, he disabled it and his gaming computer has a black screen, but his computer is on, and the keyboard and mouse are on. So I do not know what to do, I could really use some help for him. Do you know anything...
  30. Justaskingthings

    [SOLVED] Best powersupplys 2019

    What is the best powersupply for my setup? Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 6GB Dual OC AMD Ryzen 5 1600x G.Skill 2x 4GB 3200MHz Asus B350M Mortar 2x 125gb SSD 1x M.2 125GB Evo I have mATX build so the PSU depth is max. 230mm I am thinking some good Seasonic or is there any good competitors
  31. System32_76

    [SOLVED] Air Compressor Safe To Use For Cleaning PCs?

    Hello everyone, I'm wondering if it's ok to use an air compressor for cleaning out PCs? I know using vacuums have ESD risks and since I'll be constantly cleaning out PCs, I don't want to keep buying canned air all the time.
  32. S

    [SOLVED] Is my 400w psu enough for a gtx 1060 and an i5 4430

    My power supply is a Cooler Master Elite Power 400w (rs-400-psar-i3).I know that this psu is not a good one but i don't really want to change my psu at this time.And I also have an SSD in my system.
  33. System32_76

    [SOLVED] App For Testing Functionality Of Computer Peripherals?

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if there is an app for Windows which checks to see if every port and jack on the computer's I/O works correctly. Something that is like a diagnostics app, but for the computer's external hardware instead of its internal components.
  34. N

    Question S340 Elite PSU Clearance?

    I was considering buying an nzxt S340 Elite but was unsure of the psu shroud clearance, does anyone know? I was considering purchasing a Corsair RM100I but am unsure on if there would be any clearance issues.
  35. S

    Question Really bad OC attempt leads to Windows Failure! Please Help!

    So theres a little story behind tis but I will try to keep it simple: Few days ago I picked up a brand new i9 9900k sealed and everything. Working brilliant for a few days and just yesterday I wanted to OC it to see what I could do. Kept on BSOD when I adjusted voltage and other settings so I...
  36. H

    [SOLVED] Which is better case 400c or h500?

    I'm thinking between these two options. I like more 400c for dust filter on top. But h500 have best cable managment.
  37. W

    Question Computer shuts down when I play Games

    Hi, For the past year, my PC has been shutting off when I try to play games. Most games are affected, but it isn't limited to graphic intense games. Anything from PUBG to Age of Empires 3 force my computer to lose power. Typically, this happens straight after I leave the main menu (no game shuts...
  38. techforpc

    Question Have problem with my PC MacBook Pro 13 inc Retina with intel i5

    Hello guys I'm author of [link removed] need your opinion about my PC which is heating too much what can i do and could this harm my laptop. It is a MacBook Pro 13Inc i5 from 2013. Haven't never cleaned it. Share your experience and knowledge. Thank you.
  39. Joey_Roddy

    Question Blue Screen Of Death

    I bought a custom built desktop tower from Great Southern Computers on March 01, 2019 for $1,100.00 The computer specifications are as follows: AMD eight core processor with ASRock B450 motherboard 3.0 GHZ boost up to 3.7 GHZ 16 GB RAM (only 7.93 usable) 1 TB solid state hard drive NVidia GTX...