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  1. M

    Question Dual displays, HDMI has no signal

    I upgraded my system to the specs below a little less than a month ago. Til last night, I was able to use dual monitors(DVI -> E2350 LG Monitor, HDMI -> Sony Bravia TV) perfectly fine. Today, TV shows "No Signal" not even at pre-boot. Tried: replacing HDMI cables (tested 3 of them) hooked...
  2. R

    [SOLVED] What do CPU Benchmarks Actually Mean?

    I'm trying to decide which CPU to buy, and looking at benchmarks and stats on the site However, slightly confused now. It's saying that an Intel Core i3-10320 is slightly better than a Ryzen 9 3900X . The i3 is a 4 core, 8 thread processor, the Ryzen 9 is a 12 core 24 thread...
  3. C

    [SOLVED] In my case, are i3s worth it?

    So, I'm debating whether Intel's Core i3s are worth it are not. The answer I see from most tech channels are varying shades of "no". However, I do not think it's so clear cut in my case. Where I live, the new i3-10100 is priced at about $140. The Ryzen 5 1600 is just below it at $135. The 2600...
  4. nate10460

    [SOLVED] Motherboard said 9th gen compatible, but when I got it, it says 8th gen.

    Hi, I ordered the MSI H310M PRO-VDH PLUS motherboard from amazon, because on both amazon and on MSI's website ( it says this motherboard supports 9th gen Intel cpus out of the box. (Im planning on putting a i3 9100f in it). However I just...
  5. G

    [SOLVED] Is processor still good and will it affect my laptop if not?

    Hello people. I'm a total newbie to these things, I'm wondering if I could use a processor from a laptop that haven't been used for years. So here the case. I have an old laptop with a core i7 processor that I have stopped using for approximately 4-5 years, 'cause the screen was broken and the...
  6. J

    [SOLVED] Check if AIO is touching CPU?

    I got a Corsair H80i v2 cooler for my i3 8100. I installed it and I'm not sure how to tell if it is contacting the CPU because my case is too cramped to see. I ran this stress test and set the Power to 100% and Threads to 4. With this, my CPU showed 100% usage across all 4 cores and the...
  7. Nisal888

    [SOLVED] How do I check the CPU Health?

    I am looking to buy a used i3 6100 processor and I am affraid that there will be some deffects with that.(Specially memory controller faults) How can I check the CPU memory controller and the health? I am a beginner and please teach me simply. Thank You!
  8. N

    Question I'm thinking of upgrading to an i3-9100f, what should I take in mind?

    Hello everybody. I've been waiting to upgrade to a actually DECENT CPU since late 2017; I'm currently running a Pentium G4400 (pls kill me), and like, at this point I'd rather eat pizza without cheese than keep running on this thing. So, I've got little to no money and the economical and...
  9. H

    [SOLVED] Liquid cooler

    So I’m debating going air or liquid but am confused. If I buy a liquid cooler what do I need to do for maintenance? And would that liquid cooler be considered a custom loop? Because that’s mainly what’s confusing me
  10. D

    [SOLVED] No Post No Beep

    I'll just provide the TLDR version of my story... I am building my first computer and can't get a display output. Tried only with HDMI (I don't yet have a monitor) on two different TVs. Fans spin and MOBO lights up. No (or not enough) power to the keyboard to illuminate its backlighting. I have...
  11. J

    Best 6th Gen CPU for GTX 1060

    Hello! So i just wanted to get some opinions on a build i am working on for my brother. I will be using a: MSI Gaming B150 M3 LGA 1151 Mobo Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO Cooler 8GB corsair Vengance RAM I plan on purchasing a gtx 1060 6GB/3GB with this build. And i wanted to ask if i use a...
  12. S

    Need advice with build

    I'm looking to build a new PC and I've decided to go with the ryzen 5 2600 along with the gigabyte aorus x470 gaming 5 and the Team T-force delta II 2x4gb DDR4 3000mhz and I found a case from xigmatek that looks pretty solid but I cannot find...
  13. P

    Displayport-HDMI adapter no longer displaying ultrawide resolutions

    Hey all! I have the LG 29UM58-P. This morning, windows updated to the April Creators update, and my (Active) Displayport to HDMI adapter now refuses to output 2560x1080. A regular HDMI connection works though. I have already attempted to rollback the Windows update, rollback graphics drivers...
  14. V

    How desktop stuck on setup

    I purchased a used Hp all in one desktop the other day. We did a reset to clear everything from the previous owners. Now it keeps looping back to the setup screen (the page that starts with " hi there, let's get a few basic things out of the way" then you select your country, language, time, and...
  15. mdforlifehon

    Largest capacity DVD for my TS-H493 (ATA) optical drive.

    Can anyone tell me what the optimal, maximum capacity DVD I can use with my TSSTCorp TS-H493 (ATA Device)Drive?
  16. J

    Upgrade or Build?

    Processor - i5-3330 GPU - GT620 I did some research on the forums and got to know that I can get a 1050ti without bottle-necking the CPU. I could either spend 500$ to upgrade the PC with better GPU,SSD,Case and PSU or build a new one for 1500$. Bottom Line - 1 - If I upgrade,I wont get much...
  17. woodson75

    Opinions on this proposed CAD workstation, please

    Workstation to run dedicated CAD software, including but not necessarily limited to ArchiCAD and Artlantis. Here is my partpicker list: I'm wondering whether the PSU is maybe a bit too much? Would a lower wattage model do? Thanks for your...
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    Upgraded CPU and RAM freezes my pc randomly

    Hello.I upgraded cpu : i5 4690 and ram : Hyperx Savage Red 8GB 1600mhz cl9 and it randomly freezes my pc , restarts on its own . Old build : Motherboard : h81m-vg4 CPU:i3 4130 3.4 Ghz RAM : 8gb of crucial 1600mhz HDD:1TB . GPU : palit gtx 750 ti oc storm dual x IDK what to do , i was so hyped...
  19. C

    Will this build be enough for medium tasking/games?

    In my country, things are bad. I was planning to make a new rig for years, but with the economics now, I tought of something more viable. Considering I don't have the money to buy a new monitor too, I'll play on my old one (900p) for quite some time. What I need from you guys, is an advice for...
  20. M

    First Time overclocking Amd Ryzen 1600

    I bought Amd Ryzen 1600 gigabyte b350m-D3h corsair vengeance ddr4 16gb 3200mhz I've never overclocked before anyone with experience can help me out?