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  1. reece101297

    Question Cant get correct refresh rate

    Hi there i have an Acer GN246HL Display. I got it home today and plugged in HDMI , since this is all i have right now, and im aware i can only get 120hz refresh rate , however my pc wont pickup that its a 144hz monitor. So firstly i tried seeing if windows would allow me to change the refresh...
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    Question I spilt milk directly into my PSU

    So, as stupid as it may sound, with the way my rig is setup, it leaves it open to direct spills into the PSU, which is exactly what happened today. I was having a good ol' time typing away and out of nowhere my glass tips over and falls spilling the contents directly into my PSU. My system...
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    Question Advice on getting 120hz on Xbox

    My monitor has HDMI 1.4 (2.0 is needed for 120hz on Xbox). It supports up to 144hz, though. I read that you can still get 120hz with an hdmi to dvi adapter. I got an adapter that supports hdmi 2.0 but If I select DVI output in the Xbox setting I don't get an option for 120hz. However, if I...
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    Question MSI Z1170A -Powers up, no signal to monitor / debug code '00'

    Hi guys, new poster specs; MSI Z1170A intel i-5 6600K Asus GTX 980 Corsair DDR4 ram Corsair cx750m PSU I recently bought a new case for my PC. I removed all parts from the old case, and inserted them into the new case. When I power on [either from motherboard or from front-end power button]...
  5. Niconsky

    Question Low fps or High that feels low (I'm thinking about drivers)

    My specs: MOBO: MSI Z97 gaming 3 CPU: Intel i5 4440 3.1 GHz (My cpu benchmark: https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Core+i5-4440+@+3.10GHz&id=2017) RAM: 8(4x2) Gb DDR3 GPU: GTX 1070 MSI (Armor Edition) Cable GPU to Monitor: DisplayPort SSD: 120 Gb kingston HDD1: 1 Tb 7200 rpm HDD2...
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    [SOLVED] Old heatsink with scratched base

    I am thinking of going back to my Dark Rock Pro 3 heatsink after 6 months with a faulty loud water cooler. The heatsink has some nasty scratches at the bottom, and I am wondering if using MX-4 will get around any thermal issues. Photos: View: https://imgur.com/gy0C9PV View...
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    Question Which monitor is the best?

    1. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/asus-24-led-fhd-freesync-monitor-black/5591926.p?skuId=5591926 2. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/hp-25x-24-5-led-fhd-monitor-gray-green/6280605.p?skuId=6280605 3. https://www.officedepot.com/a/products/5187487/MSI-Optix-G24C-24-Full-HD/ 1, 2, or 3, which monitor...
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    Question Wireless to ethernet bridge

    Hi I have a Polycom HDX8000 video conf unit. It only has a RJ45 ethernet port and the office only has wireless. I am using a Huawei mobile wifi hotspot, it works as it has a RJ45, but the data use is huge and way exceed my data plan. So I think I need a wireless to ethernet bridge:. Any...
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    Question Multiple Bsod,s and hanging

    So I just did a core upgrade I7 9300k Asus prime 390z Ddr4 crosair vengance ram New install win 10 Current Rtx2080 evga 650 g2 So got everything installed, drivers updated all going well until I fired up a game and crashed as soon as game started,I'm now getting 3 different BOSD. First was...
  10. Greenette

    Question Upgrading parts, need your advice!!

    Hi all. My gpu recently fried and been having issues in general with hardware just getting old. I'm looking to buy a GPU, CPU, and a motherboard for mid tier gaming, I guess. Don't need to run newest games on ultra but needs to have capability to at least play most games. These are the parts...
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    Question Bootable windows 10 usb not detected

    I am encountering some difficulties installing windows 10 from usb. I created the installer using rufus. I have already disabled secure boot and fast boot. I have enabled csm but the usb still cannot be detected. I am using tuf z390
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    [SOLVED] Big fan vs small fan on graphics cards regardubg noise

    I'm looking for a GT 1030 graphics card. There are some models with a small fan (like this) and some with big a bigger fan (like this). The problem is (beside the microATX case and a weak 320 psu) is my monitor: it only has a vga port, so i either get the Zotac GT 1030 or get a hdmi-vga adapter...
  13. BeanSoup

    Question My graphics card started sparking and smoking while I was messing around in bios

    I just replaced my power supply to an EVGA supernova 650 G3 because my computer shut off and wouldn’t turn on with the graphics card plugged in. I was in the bios just trying to adjust settings and see what my card could do (radion 580x) and it smoked and sparked and my computer shut off again...
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    Question should i buy samsung 860 pro 256 GB or 860 evo 500 GB?

    MLC 256 GB or TLC 500 GB?
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    Question NVME or SATA SSD for similar price

    I am putting together a computer for general use and some gaming (old CPU is a 10 year old i3 530), This will be a Ryzen 5 2600 on a MSI B450 Carbon Pro. With some NVME drives like the Corsair MP510 960gb and HP ex920 1tb costing $150 does it make sense to buy one of those over a similarly...