Help Desk

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    Question Will my 3600x run on my motherboard?

    Hi, just wondering if the Ryzen 5 3600x will run on my B450 Aorus Elite motherboard straight out of the box? Was bought August 17th, 2019.
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    Question Updated my chipset driver!

    Built my computer, installed every driver I could for the computer except my cpu chipset driver. I just installed a newer one for it and boy it feels much faster! I have the Ryzen 5 3600 (New gen) series processor and noticed it felt sluggish even though it has 6 cores 12 threads at 4.1GHz and...
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    Question Why is my 3600 performing like sh*t?

    I paired it up with my EVGA RTX 2060 SC Ultra graphics card yet it won't turbo to 4.2 while gaming? How can I reset it? i have both the msi afterburner software and the AMD Ryzen Overclock software as well. My motherboard is the Crosshair VII Hero (Non-wifi)
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    Question Test motherboard without hard drive?

    I’ll be buying the new generation ryzen 5 3600 along with a motherboard, ram, power supply and monitor. I have a rtx 2060 waiting for these components. Can I test to see if the motherboard and hard drive will work without a hard drive? I know it’s a stupid question but I don’t know
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    Question How to test if motherboard works

    I’m going to be buying a x470 motherboard along with a ryzen cpu but i’m not buying them at the same time. I’m buying the motherboard first along with my hard drive, ram, power supply and monitor. How can I test to see if the motherboard works?
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    Question MSI Arsenal Gaming B450 Tomahawk Motherboard or Gigabyte B450 Aorus Pro Wifi

    I plan on buying the Ryzen 5 3600x so I'm building a new computer right now. I plan on buying one of the motherboards I listed in the title. I plan on having either a 280mm aio cooler set up in my case on the top and a 280mm on the bottom or 240mm's. Which motherboard is the best option? On the...
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    Build Advice Need help with picking out parts for my build!

    I'm a sucker for aesthetics. I love making everything look good but I also want good performance/temps. The case I plan on building in is the Cooler Master SL600M - Sleek and not so flashy. For the ram I...
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    Question vpn software for mac

    i'm looking for a vpn service for my mac osx version 10.7. i know i have to upgrade but i need something for now. free would be great. by the way is tor browser any good? is it worth it?
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    Question upgrading mac osx

    i want to upgrade my mac osx to the latest version. in the app store it says i need a 10.8 or later but i have 10.7, how do i make the upgrade? is there a way that i can keep the look and theme of my desktop with out having all the icons with that cartoon look?
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    Question Need to know if I'll have enough power for pc?

    I recently bought a EVGA RTX 2060 SC Ultra Gaming Graphics Card for my computer since I'm upgrading little by little. - Link to all my parts Will I have enough for my new gpu? Yes, I know I have to upgrade my cpu and motherboard.
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    Question how to record live streams

    i want to record live streams from apps that provide live streams. this would only be for personal use, if i can't find the time to watch a live event but want to be able to watch later. if you have an suggestions please let me know, something legit, good quality possibly free and i can save...
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    Question Old HP Proliant Microserver vs Old PC

    I've got an old (old - must be 15 years old?) HP Proliant N40L Microserver with 16gb RAM running Windows Home Server 201(1?) that I'm using as a NAS / backup device / Media Centre. It's fine, but getting on a bit, is a bit slow and I think struggles with some media files, particularly trying to...
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    Question core i9 7940x all Core

    Hola, quiero saber. Tengo core i9 7940x hago overclocking Core all 4.1GHZ y Core Volt 1.100V es correcto? otro solucionado. me respesta. Gracias. ------------------------------- Hi I would like to know. I have a core i9 7940x I do overclocking Core all 4.1GHZ and Core Volt 1.100V is correct...
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    Question Ram red leds on?

    Hello, I finished my new pc build yesterday and everything works flawlessly except for one thing, I got 2 red leds on over my 2 sticks of ram and I dont know what that means. The ram is fine and the pc works as it should (I even tested a few games like metro exodus) but those lights are on...
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    Question Windows keeps crashing

    As title says. I've done a clean installation of windows, replaced HD, and checked RAM (using windows tool). I can be browsing the web, listening to music, or trying to play a game. PC will freeze and force me to restart. May I have some help narrowing it down to what could be causing this...
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    Question CPU Fan issues/question

    Hello, I am having some heat issues in my desktop build. Upon boot, I get a CPU Fan error which loads me directly into the BIOS. There I either see that the Fan is running "in the red" (lower speed than the BIOS likes) OR is shown as not detected. I can hear the fan spinning while this is...
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    Question I have problem with my GPU please help me

    I have a laptop msi gt72vr domonator pro with GTX 1070 and I7 6700HQ my gpu use only 20 % on games and cpu use 85% View:
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    Question Intel hd 2500 games

    What games can I play on a Intel HD 2500? I have an i3 3220 3.3ghz and 8GB RAM and I wanna know what games I can play on low settings with atleast 1024x728 resolution and 30 FPS. And yes I am planning on buying a new graphic card.
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    Question How do I stop in game stutters?

    I just bought and installed a new AMD FX 8370 cpu with wraith cooler. When I attempt to play my game there are lots of stutters and rubberbanding that prevent me from playing. Not sure what the issue is or how to resolve it.
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 2600/(3600) multitasking

    So I need a new cpu and I'm wondering if the r5 2600 will be enough(will probably get the 3600 when it comes if it 's worth it) So can the 2600 watch a 1080p60fps yt video play a game(csgo, RL, gta5) and be in a discord call with 5 people at the same time with everything running smoothly? and...