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    [SOLVED] 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. https://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-MasterCase-Reduction-Technology/dp/B07JQJBV33 For the ram I...
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    [SOLVED] 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. http://prntscr.com/o30vjr - 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...
  10. Nellzzz

    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% https://imgur.com/vzkUADl View: https://imgur.com/gallery/Y5hBJ4T
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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.
  14. acquiringdads

    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.
  15. Naipross

    [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...
  16. rofets

    Question 144hz monitor

    Hello everybody, would like to buy a 144hz monitor (Viewsonic XG2402 or Benq Zowie XL2411P) my computer... GTX 1050 2gb AMD A10 8 GB di RAM 1tb hard drive will this system support a 144hz display? thank you
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    Question Upgraded PC with a different pair of ram, Not detecting :(

    Hi guys So my pc currently has 8gb (2x4gb) of gskill ddr3 ram, which is not quite enough anymore so i decided to upgrade it with another pair of 2x4gb ram from patriot. Little did I know that the second pair would not be detected by my computer This is my new Patriot ram: And this is my...
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    Question Why does my GPU fans stop after Windows startup?

    I have bought a brand new msi GTX 1070 ti duke GPU, after setup everything was completely alright.But after a while i noticed that when my PC first starts GPU fans spin, but after Windows startup three fans automatically stop. The display is fully OK, just the fans are not spinning after Windows...
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    Question Please help! PC shut down while playing game.

    So I built myself a rig recently, and everything was going fine until last night. I was playing Resident Evil 2 remake, and the PC shut down mid game. Now I thought I'd mention, my GPU fans won't spin unless I manually turn them on, I don't know why. After the PC shut down I tried to turn it...
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    Question Overclocking on the GA-F2A68HM-S1?

    I have an old athlon x4 860k and gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-S1 motherboard lying around. So, I would like to know if I can overclock my cpu with that motherboard? I also have the stock cooler for the procesor, so a little advice on a cheap good overclocking cooler would be nice as well. Thanks! :)
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    [SOLVED] ? About my system

    My PC - CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 MB: MSI x470 Gaming Pro Carbon GPU: Gigabyte Gtx 1070 RAM: Kingston HyperX 16GB 2666 MHz (4 × 4 GB) PS: EVGA B1 80+ 600W 1. Is this considered lower or higher end mid grade system? 2A. Can I overclock the 2600 to 3.6 GHz on the stock cooler? 2B. If I overclock the...
  22. Question Asus P7H55 motherboard ic

    Hi, I just started a build for my little brother who doesn't have much money to spend. So I was searching through a second hand site and find quite a sweet deal on a motherboard, cpu and ram. However the owner said it came out of a pc that wouldn't turn on anymore, however I took the risk. Now...
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    [SOLVED] Liquid Metal on Asus 1080...worth it?

    Hello all, I have a Asus GTX 1080. I was wondering in general if it is worth adding Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut? I HAVE applied it to an OLD 5960 to mess around with it. I first added clear nail polish to the transistors, ran the 5960 then the liquid metal. Is running fine. Is it worth...
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    [SOLVED] I have AMD Sempron 145 processor and 4GB of RAM

    I am going to add more 4 gb of ram and 2gb of nvidia 710 Graphic Card, so it will increase my PC performance? And my motherboard is Gigabyte AM1M-S2H. i have AMD sempron 2650 APU (1.45Ghz). I wanted to play games on low setting without lag that's it. I play games like Counter strike series and...
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    Question Would the GeForce RTX 2070 8GB run two wide monitors well?

    Was wondering how two 24-27” monitors would run with the RTX 2070 and around what FPS could it run the latest games? Thanks!
  26. Razvan96

    Question SSD laptop very hot!

    After i start the laptop, ssd reach these temperatures in like 2-3 min. View: https://i.imgur.com/oRFwvGn.png .And if i restart, the laptop freeze at loading icon for 3-4 minutes then is go off. I put a heatsink on it, but usless. Could be a problem with another component, because a month ago...
  27. geilo109

    [SOLVED] Where to connect aio connectors on my board

    Hey, Where do i need to connect my aio connections on my MSI Z170a Xpower Gaming titanium?
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    Question Ups beeping when running bench program

    My UPS power supply was beeping when running future marks bench marking program my system is an I7 7700k I've started running a Asus Strix gtx 1080's sli an then it shut off the system beeping continuously. Is the UPS not big enough? Its rated at 650w
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    [SOLVED] Will able to install windows?

    I have bought a WIndows 10 CD Key from Microsoft i have linked it to my account. I am planning to change PC but i have lost the CD Key if I login to my account will I still have certified Windows?
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    Question Batch file with choose menu to GUI

    Hello everyone, i have created one batch file who does me e great job. It has menu of choosing 1,2,3,4 ... and there is submenu. Is there a way to convert this in a way to do it with GUI so i have buttons instead of choosing numbers?
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    [SOLVED] Building a System with up to 3 2080ti. What Platform gonna work?

    Hey guys, I'm helping a friend of mine who needs a workstation system that mostly does rendering in Blender. Therefore he wants to start with 2 2080 ti's but also wants to be able to put another one into the system in the future. After doing some more research about what platform has a good...
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    [SOLVED] Going to change out my motherboard to give my Mom

    Hi, I wondering if the x470 Motherboards storeMI would work with 1600x CPU? I'm planning on giving my Mom my old MSI B350M board, and 8gb 2400 ram with an AMD Athlon 200GE CPU, she only go on the internet and plays internet game.
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    Question Drivers for Windows 98

    I purchased you disk White Label 120GB 8MB Cache 7200RPM PATA/IDE 3.5" Desktop Hard Drive. Where can I find drivers for this disk that would work with Windows 98? Would any drivers from Windows CD work with this hard drive? I have also purchased COMPAQ HENDRIX Motherboard 010699-001 w/ Pentium...
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    Amazon Fire 7

    My Amazon Fire 7 screen has gone so dark I can barely see the apps - what can I do It is only 5 weeks old.
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    [SOLVED] Yet another "won't post" question

    Sorry ya'll, I'm sure you guys see a million of these posts everyday. I've done a lot of research, but I'm still not completely clear on how to proceed, so if you could help me out that would be great. I've looked over and read this thread too...
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    started to expirence packet loss for 2-3 sec in 2-3 mins interval from yesterday

    http://prntscr.com/mjem2y this the screen shot of ping plotter http://prntscr.com/mjenns can i know if its my phone's hotspot problem or my pc's wifi? or my isp? i have been using it for gaming for 1-2 year there was no issue. 100-200 ping is fine for me
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    Cannot reinstall AMD graphics drivers

    A month ago my pc crashed while playing a game, then it wouldn't boot up. I found out the reason why it wouldn't boot is because of the graphics drivers, so I uninstalled it and then my pc would start up normally again. But as soon as I try to reinstall the drivers, my screen goes black and my...
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    Pc won't boot after installing m.2 ssd

    I recently bought a new samsung 970 evo plus 500gb and I don't have an m.2 slot so I used a lycom-dt 120 pcie to m.2 adapter to install it. When it is installed the pc won't switch on but when I take it out everything runs fine. Please can someone help thanks very much
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    Half of my SSD storage has vanished

    I have an MSI laptop that had a 1TB SSD. Now half of my space has just seemingly disappeared somehow after I restarted my laptop while trying to fix a game. When I opened up my disk manager one of my hard drives / disks (whatever they are called) was gone leaving only one of them left. Heres a...
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    [SOLVED] Dell Inspiron 580 and onboard audio

    Hello friends My mother has an old Dell Inspiron 580. Recently the onboard audio stopped working. The error message reads 'no audio device plugged in'. Neither my brother nor I are techies - I live remotely, so he has been assisting her. He has reinstalled all drivers (including the Realtek...