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    Question Working PC to new case Doesn’t work

    Right, so I have an omen 880 and I have done a couple upgrades over the two years I had it. I wanted to upgrade the case so I chose a Corsair 280x and began moving it in. Just before moving it I used it and it was all working fine. After moving it it now no longer shows any kind of life, no fan...
  2. Chrismasterski

    Question Is my GPU dead?

    The power went out while my computer was on but it was plugged into a surge protector so I thought it would be fine. When the power came back on, I tried turning it on again but I kept getting a black screen, everything else on the computer seemed to be working fine, the gpu fans were also...
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    Question Is my laptop GPU dead?

    I've had this laptop for over 3 years now. It's an Omen 17 laptop with a GTX 1070 and a i7 6700HQ. I used to play COD:MW at 100 fps, almost everything on Ultra at 1080p. I went to play today and I almost couldn't reach 40 with everything on low at 720p... The temperatures are fine, nothing's...
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    Question Dead Pc?

    Hi About a day ago I turned off my pc, and right after hopped back on to help my friend but it wouldn’t turn on. I though I narrowed down the problem to be my motherboard, but I just got a new motherboard and plugged everything in and it seems to still not work. I tested my psu by using a paper...
  5. jjg9750

    [SOLVED] Are Dead Memory Sticks Useful for Anything?

    About 2 Months ago I fried 2 8gb sticks of G.skill Trident Z RGB 3600mhz C18 Memory. It was absolutely my fault, and a result of my own ignorance. My question is, is there any point in keeping these around? The rgb strips on the sticks are still functional, but the memory itself is not. Should I...
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    Question Computer Won't Power

    This morning I turned my PC on and only the RGB on my RAM and the fans on the heatsink started. The PC never booted. I made sure everything was properly connected and tried resetting the CMOS battery. After I tried booting it up again, nothing happened. No RGB, no fans, nothing. I tried...
  7. rank1337

    Question Is it possible to recover data from this drive?

    I used this drive about a year ago, and I shut off my pc because it was running slow, so I went to sleep. I woke up and it took minutes to boot into windows, which is irregular because I run a 7th gen intel chip and a NVME m.2 boot drive. this one terabyte drive was missing, and I now want to...
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    Question Is my gpu "dead"? (RTX 2060 6gb OC)

    I had a new up-date on my drivers (i was at 452 and the new was 456 ot 458) ok i did the up-date or tried it and failed tried and tried again i gave up uninstalled everything made a quick restard and nothing again. That's when i realized my gpu does not even show on device manager just...
  9. Kola1332

    Question Pc wont fully start

    Hey guys, Built a new pc that has been working great for almost 3 months but now it wont fully start. It makes a noise like it is about to start then cuts out for the most part. The cpu fan lights up for a second then cuts out but the rgb ram, orange motherboard lights on the back, and power...
  10. R4D10

    Question Stuck pixels that dissappear and reappear?

    So I have a cluster of stuck pixels that likes to pop up in the left corner of my ASUS ROG Swift PG-9Q. Here is the thing, the pixels will disappear a lot of the time if I restart my computer, only to reappear again in anywhere from 15 minutes to several hours. Oddly enough, the same pixels will...
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    Question PC does not give signal after a small tick sound while moving it.

    Hi A few days ago I was moving my pc and while moving it made a weird sound and now it does not give any signal. I took it apart and rebuild it still no luck. The mobo has already been flashed once in the past but im not sure if it is the mobo or psu. The cmos has been reset i put in a brand...
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    Question Dead pixels

    Hi. So my monitor pixels just died and I have no idea what is the cause of it. It just randomly happened. I remember earlier I choked with water and maybe I spilled some drops on the monitor, but this doesnt seen to me to be the cause of this, or maybe it is. I wanna know what you guys think...
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    Question BB905 prebuilt pc back fan dying?

    The fan stopped spinning, i took it out, cleaned it, and still didnt spin until i literally stuck my finger to it and gave it a push. I need a new fan but i dont know where to start looking for one compatible with my rig.
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    Question Is this CPU dead?

    Hello Tom's Hardware community! My friend has an Intel Core i5-4590S that has been used for more than a year now. It has been running very well until yesterday. It decided not to boot up my friend's PC, not even POST. So I tried the following diagnostic steps: swapping motherboards, removing...
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    Question My computer died last night, what steps should I take?

    I was up till about 6AM playing games on my PC, until I shut it off for the night and went to sleep. I woke up the next morning and tried to turn it on but nothing powered on. I immediately checked the power cable and the wall plug to make sure that wasn’t the issue, and even tried using another...
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    [SOLVED] Is my HDD dead?

    Hey everyone. So I already suspect that the HDD is basically dead, but I wanted to get some second opinions. I have this old PC that I used as an impromptu MC server, to test stuff. But when I tried to boot it, I got a BSOD with the code : UNMOUNTABLE BOOT DRIVE. I've tried using automatic...
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    Question Pc only stays on for a split second

    Hello, I’ve have this issue for a little over a week now. Long story short the pc turned off by itself and wouldn’t boot anymore m, after a lot of research, Reddit posts, and videos I’ve almost given up. I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s either the cpu, or motherboard. When I disconnect the...
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    Question Possible Motherboard Problem?

    So I recently built my first computer with a B450M Steel Legend mobo. A few days ago I tested it for the first time with no response from anything actually. The case fans do not spin, CPU Fan doesn't, nothing. Although, the RGB lights come on, which throws me off entirely. I don't think the...
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    Question CPU upgrade for my notebook

    I hope this is the right section, in case it isn't then sorry Hello, so I have a HP Pavilion 17-e101sl which recently the CPU (an i5-4200M) died and I need to replace it (yes, the CPU on this board is replaceable) Now, I could just buy the same one on Internet but then I thought it would be...
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    Question Desperately need help with new PC that's died.

    Hi all I built a new PC 4 weeks ago and the PC would restart itself every few days randomly, under no strain, heavy strain, everything. A few days ago it completely died on me and I couldn’t even boot it up. It stuck itself in a boot loop. The current furthest into the PC I can get is here...