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  1. g-unit1111

    Question Any way to tell if my CPU is still usable?

    So I have a Ryzen 1800X that I pulled from my old system because the motherboard that I was using at the time (MSI Tomahawk B450) worked fine until I moved it to a new case and then the motherboard stopped POSTing. But it didn't affect all of the components attached to it, as I could still use...
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    Question Would 1.28v be too high for a 4.7GHz overclock on an Intel Core i7-8700k?

    Hello. I am a total noob when it comes to overclocking, so I am asking this question before I overclock anything and possibly ruin any components. My motherboard is an ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO. My CPU cooler is a Cryorig H7 Quad Lumi. My PSU is a Seasonic Focus + 850W Gold. If you need to know...
  3. Feature Intel's Core i9-9900KF May Overclock Better Than 9900K

    Welcome to the Core i9-9900KF. Yes, this is not a typo. The eight-core 16-thread Core i9-9900KF is the newest mainstream processor from Team Intel. Read more here. ALLEN 'SPLAVE' GOLIBERSUCH
  4. News AMD's Momentum is Ryzen in European DIY Market

    AMD's Ryzen line of CPUs is encroaching on Intel in Europe. Read more here. MATTHEW CONNATSER @Talpss177 Matthew Connatser is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers hardware component news.
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    [SOLVED] Will it bottleneck.? help please

    Hi i just want to ask you guys if the GTX 1050 Ti 4gb will be compatible with AMD A8-9600 RADEON R7 APU cpu. will it bottleneck?. Thanks for the future reply and answers. I'm new to this kind of stuff.
  6. corndog1836

    [SOLVED] What do you think of my proposed new build?

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/4zFqzY Check out this new build. Keeping all other parts in rig. SEE RIG BELOW... CM HAF X case. 240mm side fan, 200mm front fan and 140mm front fan and rgb red and intake fans. custom loop 480mm and 360mm rads with external 480 in push pull ----8 fans...
  7. News Intel Retires 6th-Generation Skylake CPUs

    Intel's 6th-generation 14nm Skylake processors have officially reached end-of-life status. Read more here. ZHIYE LIU @zhiyeliu Zhiye Liu is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers CPU, GPU and Motherboard news.
  8. Feature AMD Athlon vs Intel Pentium: Which Cheap Chips Are Best?

    20 years ago, AMD's Athlons and Intel's Pentiums were performance CPUs. Today, these brands are relegated to entry-level options. But which is better? Read more here. KEVIN CARBOTTE @kcarbotte Kevin Carbotte is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He writes news and reviews of graphics...
  9. How To How to Delid Your Processor and Why it's Worth It

    Delidding, the process of removing your CPUs integrated heat sink and replacing its thermal paste with better material, is fairly easy with the right tools. Read more here. ZAK STOREY Zak Storey is an editor at Tom's Hardware specializing in system-building, liquid-cooling and overclocking.
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    Question Will my old CPU bottleneck my GPU?

    I have an old PC with an Intel Pentium G2020 processor. The integrated graphics are shit, so I'm planning to upgrade to a 1050 ti. Both my motherboard and PSU support it. My question is, will the processor hinder performance a lot? I'm fine with playing games on low-medium settings, but will...
  11. News Singaporean Retailer Lists Purported Ryzen 3000 Pricing

    Singaporean retailer Bizgram listed prices and model names for the upcoming Ryzen 3000 series; these model names and prices follow very closely with the AdoredTV leak of last year. Read more here. MATTHEW CONNATSER @Talpss177 Matthew Connatser is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He...
  12. News AMD Ryzen 3000 Series CPUs: Rumors, Release Date, All We Know About Ryzen 3 (Update)

    We separate the rumors from the facts about AMD's upcoming Ryzen 3000 chips. 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.
  13. News Abu Dhabi's ATIC Reaffirms Support for Global Foundries (Update)

    The government of Abu Dhabi is rumored to look for a buyer for its Global Foundries business. Then news comes months after Global Foundries announced that it was ceasing its investment in the 7nm process generation. Read more here. LUCIAN ARMASU @Lucian Armasu Lucian Armasu is a Contributing...
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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...
  17. 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 ?
  19. 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...
  20. 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.
  24. 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...
  26. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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?