custom loop

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    Question Should I use a aquarium chiller water custom loop to cool my RTX 2080 Ti?

    Hello all, I recently installed my RTX 2080 Ti Gigabyte Gaming OC Edition. The temps at max load were 80'C+ and ran hotter than my old RTX 2080 8GB at max load. I have heard people using aquarium chillers to cool their RTX 2080 Ti to around 20'C (way below room temperature). Is this a good...
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    Question Water loop GTX 1080Ti + i5 9600k

    Hello guys, I was thinking about finally jumping on the water cooling train. I would like to cool both gpu and cpu However, I would need some advice. Problem n.1 is definitely space. Because I would like to have 280mm front rad (as a start, maybe expand it with some 120m back rad or 240m top...
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    Question Mini ITX Custom Loop XFlow vs Dual Passthrough Radiator

    So i’m planning a new build that will be my first time doing a full custom loop and I’ve been pondering going with a crossflow radiator for some time now during the planning process but wasn’t sure. The build would be in a Fractal Design Node 304 (yes I know Fractal says that you can only do a...
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    Question Computer frequently freezes (sort of) randomly, boots to blinking underscore

    Hi all, First time on Tom's Hardware, made this account after browsing the forums for a solution to my issue, unfortunately to no avail. I am at my wits end, and would appreciate any help that anybody can offer. I keep my computer on just about 24/7, and I am experiencing this frustrating...
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    BIOS issues Dell Optiplex 790

    I have recently noticed my PC slowing down, so I updated the BIOS to the newest version A21. I was looking at the boot sequence in this BIOS and I selected uefi, and restarted my computer to see if that would make the boot faster and now it says "no boot device found". If I go back in the BIOS...
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    Monster pc but running slow...?

    So let me start with my computer specs: Mobo: ASUS ROG MAXIMUS X CPU: Intel Core i7-8700K Running at 4.5-4.7ghz CPU Water Cooler: Thermaltake WATER 3.0 Triple Riing Memory: Corsair Vengeance 64GB (4x16GB) DDR4 3200Mhz GPU: 2? ASUS Strix 1080 Ti 11GB Soundcard: ASUS STRIX RAID PRO PSU...
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    Mechanical key not registering

    Hello guys, So my brother has finally decided to build his own pc, I have some spare parts I'm going to give him, I also have my old mechanical keyboard I would like to gift him if there is a way to fix it. So the problem is that the 'w' key is not working properly, you can understand it...
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    Drive Setup for Editing Workstation

    Hi Guys, I'm getting a parts list together for a workstation build for lightroom/photoshop and premier pro as well as some music production. I've decided on the main components but I'm a bit stuck with hard drive choice. I was thinking: 500GB SSD boot drive for windows and programs (Samsung...
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    Buying a new processor. Need help!

    My system right now has a Intel i5 4690k with a Bigwater 850 gts liquid cooler. I want to upgrade to a Intel i7 7800x. The biggest mount for my cooler is a LGA 2011 and the new processor is a LGA 2066 socket. Will my liguid cooler still work or should i get a new one, and if so want cooler? I...
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    Internet based question

    So I have a motherboard that has On-board LAN. I can't really get the Ethernet cable to reach (Different room altogether). So am I able to buy a "Wireless network adapter" and install it without the On-board LAN conflicting? Currently my Build is (Not...
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    Are these parts compatible with each other

    Are these parrts compatible with each other Cooler Master SickleFlow 120 - Sleeve Bearing 120mm Blue LED Silent Fan for Computer Cases, CPU Coolers, and Radiators Seasonic S12II 520 BRONZE, SS-520GB Power Supply Intel BX80677I57600 7th Gen Core Desktop Processors WD Blue 1TB SATA 6 Gb/s...
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    Which GPU with this config?

    Good evening, recently my graphic card died. I need to buy a new one, unfortunately I have no clue about which one I should buy. I have an AMD Phenom 8650 Triple Core Processor(2.3GHz) 4 GB ram, and an ASUS m3n78 motherboard. I used to have a Sapphire HD 4850 512MB GDDR3. I do normally play...
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    Can I run windows 10 ?

    Hi, I have a laptop with system specification - CPU - Intel core 2 duo T6400 at 2 Ghz Ram - 3 GB Graphics - Mobile intel 4 series express card at 1341 MB Will I be able to run Windows 10 ?
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    System build help (parts picked)

    I need to know if these parts would work together and if they don't, other parts to use. I know this seems like a big ask, but this is going to be my first build and i don't want to stuff it up. But the main thing here is too tell me if the parts would work together. You don't have to make me an...
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    Is my PSU good enough for crossfire

    Hi, My specs are i7-3770k 16GB ram R9 280x oc wf3 750w seasonic ss-750js I want to buy the same card, but I don't know if my psu is good enough.
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    Help with upgrade from Phenom II 965

    I'm looking to upgrade my CPU from a phenom II 965 to another AM3+ CPU, and am trying to decide which is the best use of my money. I know the fx cpus underperform intel's processors in gaming applications, but I'm looking to spend around $150 dollars to get some extra life out of my current...
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    Which combo is better?

    Quick question,i'm buying cheap used parts for my sister pc and can not decide which of this two combo is better? 1.Asus M2N-E SLI -AMD Athlon 64X2 3800+ -4Gb DDR2 Ram 800Mhz or 2.Gigabyte ga-945GCM-S2L -Intel Pentium Dual Core E6500 -2Gb DDR2 ram 667mhz She only uses pc for internet and for...
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    JEDEC and XMP - I want real numbers, not overclocked XMP

    I am looking into Trident memory: G.Skill Trident Z silver/red DIMM kit 128GB, DDR4-3200, CL16-18-18-38 (F4-3200C16Q2-128GTZ) [ It is declared as follows: Type: DDR4 DIMM 288-Pin • Modules: 8x 16GB • JEDEC: PC4-25600U • Voltage: 1.35V • Special features: Intel XMP 2.0 (extreme Memory...
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    Connecting PC speakers to my tv

    So i have a pair of speakers from Creative that I want to connect to my tv for better sound, however once I connected them to the tv using this adapter: I still only get sound...
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    6700k vs 5930k for Titan X sli

    Essentially my question boils down to whether the industry's future (next 4-5 years) software and drivers would benefit (for gaming) more from higher clock speeds or extra cores. I do not really understand what all dx12 is bringing to the table but it seems like it is going to be a pretty good...