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  1. rexless

    Question No Post No Boot

    Computer just something odd that I have never seen been before. When the system powers on, it has red staggered vertical bars. The system won’t let me get into the BIOS. I suspect motherboard going bad. How about some advice? Attached a picture of the screen.Picture
  2. B

    Question i7 9700K Air Cooler Advice

    Hello. I am looking for an air cooler for i7 9700K temporarily. I just tried my friend's Thermaltake Contac Silent 12 with its stock TIM but I feel like it's not a great air cooler even if I will use it temporarily. The temp is around 68-78 while playing Battlefield V, it was sometimes hiting...
  3. S

    Question Which hard drive should I get

    I have a 1TB SSD and two 1TB hard drives currently and they are all maxed out. The one is starting to fail according to crystal disk info so I kind of want to take advantage of the situation and just upgrade to a 4TB drive and migrate everything from the failing one over. I found these two...
  4. M

    Question Building First Semi-Gaming PC Need Help

    Wanting to build a gaming pc for basic games like on steam and I am looking for parts and suggestions. Only wanting to spend 300 to 400 bucks.
  5. A

    Question My pc needs 3-5 mins at post before boot w10

    For about 2-3 weeks now whenever I boot up my desktop it gets 'stuck' on the pre-bios screen for about 3 mins every time I boot it up. The little beep that normally comes does sound. I can't access the BIOS either, although the screen still shows. When the computer finally boots it works...
  6. N

    Question Some Exact Smake Keys Ranomly Stop Working

    Hello, I have a rather odd issue with my laptop's keyboard that I've never encountered before. All of a sudden, regardless what I'm doing on my laptop at that moment, whether it would be browsing the internet or playing a game, some exact same keyboard keys stop working, it doesn't follow a...
  7. D

    Question Why does my Galaxy S9 show that I'm on a 5Ge network?

    Someone on the internet said that my phone doesn't have the right antenna for 5G. But at the top it says 5G. I have AT&T.
  8. A

    Question Should the need for a firmware update cause a tablet to stop working?

    Hi, At work we have a couple of tablets which we rely on for a certain system. Both run Windows 10. Recently they both started to refuse to connect to the internet which is essential for their function, having worked fine up until then. When I contacted the company who sold us the system, I was...
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    Question Why is my new ASUS PG279Q causing the electricity in my house to trip?

    Hello there, I have just recently bought a new monitor (ASUS PG279Q) and as soon as plugged it in to the mains after getting it out of the box, the whole electricity in my house tripped as the RCD switched in order to protect components. I did not even remotely have this issue with my two...
  10. R

    Question pc front panel screws

    my case's front panel is held by "snaps" like to the ones in the video. I'm having trouble removing the panel and would also like to know the correct name for these "snaps". View: https://youtu.be/byVd8E_nfPA
  11. S

    Question Ryzen/Asus 3200mhz RAM not stable above 2666mhz

    I recently built/upgraded my PC, specs are: Ryzen 2600x Asus Prime X470-pro Team T-Force Nighthawk RGB (on MOBO QVL at 3200mhz) https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/product/ctZ2FT/team-night-hawk-rgb-16gb-2-x-8gb-ddr4-3200-memory-tf2d416g3200hc16cdc01 With everything on "auto" the RAM clocks itself to...
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    Question What is the most logical cpu upgrade for me?

    Hi, I'm looking to upgrade my cpu, motherboard and ram. My current system is still able to handle every game at 1440p but I want to upgrade parts so I can use my old components for a mini itx build i've been planning for a while and also give my current pc some extra performance and a bit of...
  13. A

    Question wireless router

    Looking for some high quality wireless router for my office.i'm confused which one to buy as i have a little knowledge about router.i saw some in HERE
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    Question No audio coming from CF390 samsung monitor's built in speakers

    Hello everyone, A few years ago i purchased a samsung cf390 from best buy. I remember when it came out of the box it had working built in speakers that I manually disabled thru windows, but now when i try to reenable the monitors audio, no sounds come thru the speakers. The monitor is plugged...
  15. Liquiddream001

    Question I have a APU A4-7300 Dual-Core What can I use to upgrade this?

    I bought this pc out on a lim and it needs some major upgrades until I can play some Pubg or Apex halo online etc can you help? Im getting confused on what I can swap out. I have OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601 Other OS Description...
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    Question Backlight problems, smart ideas?

    Hello everyone, I want to share my problem and listen to your ideas. I purchased a new monitor and noticed a problem with the backlight, after long disputes with the seller, he sent monitor to the official AOC service in my country. In conclusion, it is stated that no defects were found ... I am...
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    Question Largest capacity drive for a WD MyBook WD3200C032-002 enclosure?

    Does anyone have some idea of the largest capacity drive an old Western Digital MyBook WD3200C032-002 enclosure can take? I got one for free with a very dead (motor doesn't spin) 320 gig WD drive. I connected an old 160 gig SATA drive to it and that worked so the USB to SATA and power board are...
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    Mobo = MSI A75AM-E35 CPU = AMD A10 - 5800K GPU = MSI GTX 460 RAM = 8GB SMSG1600 Please let me know ur opinion ???
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    Question laptop charger port broke.

    hello all, today my laptop charger port broke, resulting in all 3 wires behind it getting detached. I have a soldering iron and can fix this, I just want to know if polarity matters. there are 3 connectors and I can provide an image. here is the google photos link -...
  20. A

    Question No post after upgrade, crosshair q-code 8 (red)

    Replaced mb, cpu, fan, and ram (asus rog crosshair vii hero, ryzen 2700x, wraith prism, tridentz). Pc worked fine before this with same gpu, psu, etc. I literally took these new parts out of the box. I'm pretty sure the power sw, reset sw, etc pins are in correctly, but the pc trys to boot as...
  21. salo14419

    Question PC reset, no warnings, no bsod, nothing.

    Well, that's it. My pc randomly shutdowns and turn on while playing some games (Warframe, Fortuna) and Metros Exodus, any other game seems to work fine. (DMC5, Resident Evil 2, Jump Force, Anthem, etc) Recently i tried to run FurMark test to start sorting out problems and turns out that i just...
  22. B

    Question Is upgrading worthwhile?

    I have a Q9550 running at 3.6GHz. Is it worth upgrading to a Q9650 or X9770? I have other questions regarding RAM SSD, and GPU that I will be posting in the other subforums.
  23. _ZomBoy_

    [SOLVED] My internet speed is high but the download is slow

    When I do a speed test it goes around 400mb/s download but when I download something on steam/torrent the download won't go beyond 11mb/s. My network card supports up to 1000mb/s.
  24. FluffyFlounder

    [SOLVED] Does the Gigabyte - Z370M DS3H Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard have on-board WiFi?

    I mightttttttt get this motherboard, but I need to know if it has onboard WiFi because my friend thinks he knows a lot about pc's and he is %100 certain it has WiFi, but I don't entirely trust him...
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    [SOLVED] slow internet

    I have broadband plan with telephone for which the promised speed is 20mbps till 1000GB, so it was working fine till last week when speed dropped down to 2mbps or below, usually in speed test the results would be around 10-11mbps, so i complained they sent their lineman, who after looking at...
  26. T

    Question Ram performing way below expectation

    I recently purchased new ram (Corsair Vengeance LP 2 x 8gb ddr3) and replaced my other two sticks as it was suggested. Here is a link to my benchmark https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/15383665 I have some knowledge of pc's but not too much p.s: I know my CPU is bottle necking my GPU...
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    Question Expensive headphones hurt my head when I turn 7.1 surround off

    Hey guys! I have a pail of cloud revolver s's from hyperx which are like 150$. they have 7.1 surround and whenever i turn 7.1 off which I need to in games as it's not real surround and messes with audio. when i do, in like 10 minutes my head starts hurting and im really confused. pls helpp
  28. Pentium4User

    Question Toshiba M1150-S1061 video issues

    Hello so I have been having a quite annoying issue, Yes I know this laptop old but I mainly use it for a network hotspot and sometimes I use it to watch dvds on it. The issue I am experiencing is that video drivers (It has a xpress 200m) it will not load no matter what I'm pretty much stuck with...
  29. lyan125

    Question R9 290 "radeon wattman settings have been restored due to an unexpected system failure"

    Hello all After successfully installing the latest drivers about a week and half ago, the driver error "radeon wattman settings have been restored due to an unexpected system failure" started to show. It freeze my PC for a couple seconds and then works as usual. It happens more often while...
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    Question display port cable

    Hi i have a CFG70 monitor and was wondering if i need a 1.2 cable or a 1.4 - all i do is play games and at the moment the menu on monitor shows 1.1 and 1.2 i have set it to 1.2 but if i connect a 1.4 cable will this improve anything ? Thanks
  31. S

    [SOLVED] Can my PSU handle the upgrade?

    i have i7 3770 and 8gb and PSU corsair cx600 and i'm planing to buy gtx 1060 6gb so will my PSU able to handl it ?
  32. News Memory Pricing Is Falling the Fastest it has Since 2011

    DRAMeXchange reported that DRAM prices in the current quarter dropped nearly 30 percent, which it said is the "sharpest decline in a single season since 2011. Read more here. NATHANIEL MOTT @nathanielmott Nathaniel Mott is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers software and...
  33. K

    Question Asus Z390-A Motherboard CPU light flickers red on startup

    I got my new build all setup and things are working perfectly fine after the PC starts up. I just want to ask a question about something to give myself a little piece of mind. When booting from no power (PSU is switched off, then back on) the CPU light flickers red, the fans spin, and the...
  34. M

    Question GTX 1060 6 Gig Battlefield G-SYNC

    Hi All Really hope you can help. I have a Alienware 34inch screen 2018 model - I got the 1080p version with G-SYNC. Also have a GTX 1060 6 gig. When i paired it up all was really good and Battlefield 4 and 5 ran really smoothly at 144Hz no problems. Now V hardly runs above 30 and 4 runs at...
  35. ShouseR

    [SOLVED] Need help, 1. time ever building PC.

    Guys I need help. 1. time ever I built my PC with NZXT H500 case, NOCTUA NH-D15 on 8700k and ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-H GAMING. However this cooler is that big I can only use last 2 ram slots. So I am not using my 32GB RAM in dual channel, it is a problem? I am new to PC tech stuff. Welp Here is...
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    Question Cant get RAM to perfom at guaranteed speed

    Hello, I've recently upgraded my PC. Overclocked my CPU and everything is running good except RAM. I have Patriot Viper 4 DDR4 dual kit (2x4gb, 3000mhz ram), but I can't get them to work at 2933 or 3200, my motherboard is ASRock B450M Pro4 so it only allows these two options, CPU: Ryzzen 3 1200...
  37. Feature AMD B450 vs. Intel B360 Chipset: Mid-Range Platforms Square Off

    Which mid-range chipset is better for a mainstream build, Intel’s B360 or AMD’s B450? We take a look at the features and weigh the considerations to find out. Read more here. JOE SHIELDS Joe Shields is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US specializing in motherboards.
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    Question Mixing RAM Sticks With Different Speeds

    I currently have two slots populated with 2x8GB of Corsair Vengeance LPX 2666Mhz RAM on my Asus Strix Z390-E motherboard. However, I would like to upgrade to the 2x8GB Corsair Vengeance PRO RGB 3200MHz. If instead of upgrading, I add this RAM to my existing 2666MHz sticks, would this cause...
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    [SOLVED] GT 1030 compatibility with MSI H55M-E21

    I am planning to buy a gt 1030 for my current build which has a MSI H55M-E21 mobo and a first gen i3-540 with 4 gigs of RAM.(Pretty crap PC ik but its about 8 yrs old or even more). So coming to the main question : I have read on some thread that gt 1030 needs a mobo with uefi bios while on...
  40. raidtube23

    [SOLVED] Yet another ram question

    My computer's integrated ram uses 8 ram chips it is okay for me to use a ram with 4 chips at the same time with the other one