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    Question CPU or graphics card first ?

    I'm considering to upgrade my graphics card from 1050 ti to 1660 ti but my cpu is a Pentium g4560. I just want maybe max settings 1080p 60 fps avg in games until I can buy new motherboard and CPU... Or should I upgrade my cpu first ? I'm really confused cause people are saying bottlenecks is...
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    Question How much of a bottleneck will my Core i5 4670K be on the GTX 1660 Ti graphics card?

    My current system: CPU: Intel Core i5 4670K GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 Memory: 16 GB (4 GBx4) PC12800 DDR3 RAM PSU Antec 750 Watt 80 Plus Gold SSD: 2.5" SATA III 256 GB HDD: 3.5" SATA III 2TB.
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    Question Xeon Dilemma: E-2689 vs E5-2643v2 vs E5-2670v2

    Hi, guys! I'm building a computer on the 2011 socket for video and music editing and gaming for the next few years. I was choosing used xeon cpu on aliexpress and got stuck between choices among these three options: E-2689 is the cheapest, has 8 cores, 3.6 ghz turbo (not for all 16 threads, i...
  4. News Ice Lake Might Arrive in June, According to Leaked Lenovo Documents

    According to leaked documents purportedly from Lenovo, we could see the mythical Ice Lake processors on shelves as soon as June. Read more here. PAUL ALCORN @PaulAlcorn Paul Alcorn is a Senior Editor for Tom's Hardware US. He writes news and reviews on CPUs, storage and enterprise hardware.
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    Question H370 or Z370 (or B360) motherboard?

    Hello, i am kinda new in all of this PC stuff and i wan't to buy a new motherboard. I finded good deals on Z370 and H370 (or B360) motherboards. I will probably overclock in future but now gaming is on first place. Can somebody help me ?
  6. News Intel Confirms Apple Macs Will Switch to Arm CPUs by 2020, Says Report

    Two different reports from this week point to Apple working on switching Macs to its own chips and allowing iOS developers to port their apps to Macs. Read more here. LUCIAN ARMASU @Lucian Armasu Lucian Armasu is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers software news and the...
  7. Bigharry80

    [SOLVED] Upgrade recomendation from A8 7600

    Hi, I’m new and have just upgraded my first pc for my son, I’m now looking to take it to the next level as I think I have taken it as far as I can. Amd a8 7600 Msi a68hm-e33 v2 16gb fury hyper x ram (2x8gb) GeForce Gtx 1050 ti Corsair tx650m psu Just about to add Samsung 860 evo 500gb to run...
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    [SOLVED] The best upgrade for my build

    Hey forum I have a pretty good gaming pc at the moment, but it has a pretty good bottle neck. I was wondering maybe I should buy a amd fx 8350? I want to keep it cheap. amd fx 8300 stock clock speed gtx 1060 3gb 650 Wat power supply brozen certified am3+ socket motherboard Kingston fury 8gb...
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    Question Would i7 8750h bottleneck rtx 2070

    Hi soon i will buy a new laptop with these specs GPU: RTX2060/2070(+300$) CPU: I7 8750H RAM: 8X2 DDR4 2666MHZ SCREEN: 144hz 1080p MOBO: HM370 express SSD: 256gb m.2 sata XPG SX8200 pro 3500mb read /1200 write HDD:1tb seagate 7200rpm My question is that would i7 8750h CPU bottleneck the rtx 2070...
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    [SOLVED] Will AMD FX 6350 six core 3.9Ghz bottleneck RTX 2060?

    I'm going to buy the RTX 2060 card and so I'm wondering if my CPU will bottleneck.
  11. News Intel's 14-Core i9-9990XE Auctioned for $2,300, More Benchmarks Posted

    Courtesy of Puget Systems, we're slowly learning more about Intel's 14-core Core i9-9990XE. This new processor is certainly a rare breed of the company's highest performing silicon, but it doesn't even have a publicly listed product sheet. That's because Intel has only made the processor...
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    Overclocking Ryzen 5 2600 with Stock Cooler at 4 GHz

    Hey there, I am getting a new PC (finally) and I am looking at getting the Ryzen 5 2600 with the RTX 2070 and 16 GB of ram rated at 2666 MHz. Do you guys know if I can overclock the CPU to 4 GHz with the stock cooler? If so, what voltage should I run it at? If I cannot overclock the CPU at 4...
  13. CPU overclocking guide and tutorial for beginners

    Covering the basics If you found your way here it's likely you are looking for help with basic overclocking. Either that or you're a long time overclocker interested in seeing whether I had any eye opening insights that you may have been lacking. Rest assured, I don't. This is only intended as...
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    [SOLVED] Can you sync another device with yours for extra processing power?

    Hello! So um I don't know if someone else has thought about this before probably not cause it's kinda dumb, but I want to know... Is it possible to sync for example my phone or another computer with my laptop for extra processing power? Probably it won't work and if it works you need to do a lot...
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    Question Cyclops on motherboard

    I found my first computer (Compaq Presario 425) in my parent's basement the other day and noticed this cool cyclops guy on the motherboard. Is this some kind of logo or some random circuit board graffiti? Sorry for the poor image quality, I was in a dark basement and the inside of the...
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    Question Recreate a motherboard

    This may not be the right place to post this but here it goes anyways. Feel free to delete or move it. I am far from a hardware expert, and quite frankly I'm not even that good with computers. Could a motherboard be duplicated by recreating its traces using actual wires and placing the chips...
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    Question My integrated graphics is using all 100% and hou is at 0%

    So the problem started yesterday when I tried to play a game like I usually do and when I realized I couldn’t run anything at the settings I usually do so I decided since my computer was getting kinda slow and thought it might’ve been that I reset the computer and started from scratch. Today I...
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    Question Weird Issue with overclocking RAM

    I have a Ryzen 7 1700 overclocked at 3.7 GHz with 1.35v and it runs perfectly fine but anytime i touch RAM in any way the system immediately fails to post past the CPU. I Have 32 GB of Corsair 3000 Mhz RAM in dual channel mode on a B350 PC-MATE Motherboard. I have tried to underclock and...
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    Question Peculiar display problem.

    Hi, I got a new Samsung 28" 4k Monitor, the cheapest one out there with 10bit color depth. not for gaming but for media production or other hobbies. I play all my games in FHD or 1440p. BUT, if I use 4K in games, or do an alt tab while in game or anything that uses 3D, it starts turning off and...
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    Question Ethernet Driver Problem - Realtek Network Controller was not found. If Deep Sleep mode is enabled Please Plug the cable

    As stated in the title I receive the error "Realtek Network Controller was not found. If Deep Sleep mode is enabled Please Plug the cable". This occurs when I try to install the MSI LAN driver for my motherboard. I've tried reinstalling windows to no avail. Any help with this would be appriciated
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    Question Demerge Download and Documents folder + Storage management

    Hi everyone. 1) I accidentally merge Downloads and Documents folder during managing my storage partition. So that how I can re-separate this two folders accordingly? 2) How to reduce and not used up storage space in C:/ in Program files, Program files (x86), and Users file? Can I move all...
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    Laptop CPU comparison and difference

    Hello everyone, I've recently started looking for a new laptop, and I'm stuck on choosing the right CPU, mainly for everyday use, university-level coding and university-level projects. As I've noticed, both core i3 and core i5 are 2C/4T processors (until the 8th generation), with a slight...
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    Question RAM question

    What I have is an Asus, B350M mobo with an AMD 1600 processor, The mobo states it can support up to 3000 or 3200mhz (O.C.) The question is what kind of RAM I should buy, for instance can I buy RAM labeled as 3200mhz or do I need to buy 2666 mhz and OC it? It's been a long time since I did a...
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    Question Help me pick a motherboard please!

    What kind of motherboard do i need to pick? my specs are: CPU I5-4690 RAM 8,00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 666MHz (9-9-9-24) Motherboard ? Graphics HP P201 (1600x900@60Hz) 4096MB ATI Radeon RX 570 Series (ASUStek Computer Inc)
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    Discussion RGB in product evolution

    From 2018, often RGB lighting (or lack thereof) is considered, respectively, an advantage or disadvantage. Perhaps it is time to exclude RGB from Pros and Cons, and only to write, is it there or not, as the attitude to the RGB Light is individual (like case color etc.)? I cannot see why RGB is...
  26. Question Lock Screen Remain in Desktop

    After I click on the lock screen and proceed to the password, I enter them to sign in into my desktop. I can't click anything on my desktop and all keys a not functioning except (alt+ctrl+del) & (Windows key). Then I use me mouse to drag the screen down and the lock screen still there..... I...
  27. Opethian181

    Question Ram Upgrade

    I have 2x 4gb Kingston Hyperx 1866 ram working at 1600 MHz with asus h97plus motherboard.However the ram is not manufactured anymore and I want to buy 2x 4gb more.I have 2 sockets free which ram should I buy considering compatibility issues?
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    Question Hi all, M2SSD+USB3 Evo850 [250GB] or newer Evo860 ?

    So I know that an M.2 Solid State Drive is roughly 1500read + 1000write & is a lot faster than a normal SSD 500read + 500write & I know that Samsung [Evo 850] has a newer 860 out ..but on Ebay there's an M2 Evo850 [250GB] in an enclosure with a USB3 connector ..So0o0 will an M.2SSD thru...
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    Question PC blackscreens when watching Netflix

    When I start watching Netflix or HBO, my pc randomly turns black for some seconds, then normal, and then black after some minutes. If I keep watching, these blackscreens occur more often, and it is really annoying. When watching YouTube, it is perfectly fine. These blackscreens started appearing...
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    Question RTSP streaming through VLC

    Hey guys we have an issue that we cant seem to resolve. We are trying to get an IP camera to stream RTSP through VLC. Our end goal is to have video or images streamed through VLC instead of having to use the browser. Any help would be appreciated!! Edit we are to the point where it is asking for...
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    Question 1 ram not being used

    I have 2 sticks of 4gb ram ddr3 but only one is being recognised, in bios it says that i have 8gb of ram but when i boot up only 3.92 are usable
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    [SOLVED] Can See RGB Fans through Meshify C Front?

    I know this is dumb but I have a simple question. With rgb case fans, will I be able to see them if I put them as front intake on the Fractal Design Meshify C?
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    Question Where should I spend my left budget on?

    I'm building a PC to study about web development, below is the list of component: CPU : Core i7 8700 Motherboard : Asus ROG Strix H370-F RAM : Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8GB Cooler : Deepcool Gammax GT Storage : WDC Blue PC SSD 500GB PSU : BeQuiet System Power U9 600W Monitor : LG 24MK600 Keyboard...
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    Question Do I need a wireless adapter for my motherboard for internet?

    Hey, I was wondering if you need a wifi adapter or some sort to put into your motherboard, i'm going to build my first computer very soon. The motherboard I will be getting is Asus Strix Z390-H and I was planning to get an ASUS PCE-N15 Wireless N PCIe Adaptor. Does this motherboard come with...
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    Question AMD wraith spire RGB unable to sync

    So i am unable to sync colors with asus aura sync. When i choose any effect in aura sync it is also available on cooler but colour does not sync. Like only color which sync are red and green and all effects sync to motherboard, ram and cooler but colour only syncs to on colour
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    Question Advice ram

    Hi, i buyed a ryzen 5 2600x and msi b450 tomahawk, i need to find a good ram but it is hard, I see that for one model there are many models ecc I see gskill trident z rgb 2x8Gb 3200mbz and corsair vengance Pro 2x8gb, the problem that I found is that, some times the ram doesn't work a 3200mhz but...
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    Question Is old seasonic m12ii psu sleeved cables compatible with new seasonic m12ii evo edition psu?

    Hi everyone, In 2010 I bought seasonic m12ii bronze power supply unit and it came with sleeved cables in flexible mesh, photos View: https://imgur.com/a/Xabp22V it is noisy so I removed it and replace with a new one in 2017 In 2017 I bought seasonic m12ii bronze evo edition power supply unit...
  38. OniichanGlenn

    Question 600$ PC build that can be use 24/7

    Good day. Can someone help me build a compelete pc set up that can be use 24/7. Im an encoder and i need to open atleast 20 chromes app 24/7. My budget is 600$. Thanks. And also I prefer an amd ryzen 3 2200g. Thanks
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    Question HELP! Completely Stumped, Having trouble disabling Charging beep for windows 10

    My laptop charger sometimes does not power my laptop correctly so the laptop will frequently switch between being charged and not, the damn beep every time it disconnects and reconnects is driving me nuts and I want to disable it until I can get a new charger. I have tried all the normal fixes...
  40. KGrinols

    [SOLVED] System Upgrade Recommendations

    Hello, My PC currently runs 'fine' for 90% of everything I need it for, however as the world adapts to 4k video and 1080HD 60FPS streaming services such as Twitch/Mixer/YouTube I'm running into stuttering/tearing? I'm not sure exactly what's happening, but regardless the video will not...