Forum discussion tagged with Firewalls.
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    Question I think my GPU fan is dead

    imma break it real quick. I know during idle i only have 1 fan spinning, of course that's normal. But during gaming or benchmarking on uniengine heaven, my temp at best got into 98 d celcius, with only still, 1 fan spinning. i also got into msi afterburner, and set fan speed 100%. STILL...
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    Question Can we install 2 OS on 2 SSD in the same system

    Hello guys, I am planning to add an SSD in my system. Currently, I have a dual booted system with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 on a 2TB Seagate Barracuda HDD. I do my professional work on Ubuntu and open windows very rarely just to play games on weekends :p I have a small confusion. I can add...
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    Question Please give me your opinions on my pc build and are the parts compatible

    Hi thanks for taking time to take a look at my thread. I have been thinking about upgrading my computer for some time now and had read articles claiming that now is the best time to get a new system with the new GPU's dropping and the fall in DDR4 prices. Here is what i have currently planned...
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    Question Need help to determine issue in my pc!

    Hey everybody, Just 2 days ago my PC turned off randomly and wouldn’t turn back on. I checked the back of the psu and the green light was blinking. I purchased a new psu assuming the psu died, but after installing the psu, the pc still wouldn’t turn on. I tried the following methods already to...
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    Will a 4x4 16GB work on this MOBO?

    Hello, community! So I was just wondering if my Vengence LPX DDR4 (4x4) 16gb kit will work on my motherboard. I've looked at the memory support list on the motherboard's information page but usually, there are way more modules to be listed on there. I don't even know if my motherboard will...
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    Gaming: previously low ping suddenly became higher than Cheech and Chong

    I have a few favorite servers I frequent on a couple of games because in them, my latency is reliably under 100. Literally, this changed overnight. Now, I see that my server ping in one of the games is peaked at 999 (although it's probably even higher than that) when it was previously at 60-70...
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    Nvme slots meaning ? Asus mobo

    2 x M.2 Socket 3 1 x Type 22422280 supports SATA and PCie 3.0 x4 modes 1 x Type 224222110 supports PCie 3.0 x4 mode Mobo: asus rog strix z390e I have 970evo 250gb on the up slot, win10 running with it. I want to buy 970evoplus 1tb, does that work full speed with the down slot ? Also if ı...
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    Did I gimp myself? h370 :(

    Hey team, I'm in the process of upgrading my PC after 6 years. I plan on swapping out my current MOBO, CPU, and RAM. I bought the GIGABYTE H370 AORUS Gaming 3 WiFi, and wanted to pair it with an i7 8700K. Upon further inspection I realized that this is a budget MOBO and won't support OCing. My...
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    TRying to find a Budget Motherboard. Cant find a Fit

    TRying to find a Budget Motherboard for my Build using 9600k as Cpu in ATX Mid-Tower. with Overclock a bit but not extremely. going to be 1080p gaming. will also wanting it to be future proof for a while. every motherboard i find it has issues Need some great Mind Ideas. Don't want to spend...
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    Surround sound broken

    Hi, we have 2 x Samsung HTF6500 home entertainment systems. They are a few years old but well looked after. I think the speaker ports are. broken on both of them. Not all the speakers seem to work anymore. Is it possible to replace these and can you do it yourself or do I need to take it in...
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    Can A HD 6850 Run On My Dell 375w PSU?

    My psu model no is: dell psu L375P-00 Specs: My pc specs are q6600, 4gb ram. If not so would gtx 650 be fine?
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    Buying GTX 1080

    Hello guys, i want to buy a gtx 1080 ( USED Graphics card because i dont have money for a new one) and its around 320$ and 280€ in my country. and 750-800€ new. i want to ask you, what test can i do to be sure graphics card isnt dying in the next few days/weeks and get scammed..?
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    DisplayPort to HDMI for gsync

    With the latest Nvidia driver it seems that i can use gsync with my freesync monitor, but i noticed that i only have an HDMI cable. Will DisplayPort to HDMI cable like this...
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    [SOLVED] Newly built PC: black screen.

    Just put together all the components, turned on the power for the first time, then got black screen. My CPU has small screen, it says "HDD POST ERROR" then I unplugged my HDD, this error still shows. here's my component list: 1, Asus ROG Maximus XI formula motherboard. 2, I9 9900K CPU 3...
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    SSD Installed as Boot Drive (windows 7) with a HDD with all of my previous data on it, but it doesn't load that data

    So as the title says I have recently installed an SSD with windows 7 on it as my boot drive and I previously had a hard drive as the boot drive and storage for all of my games. Now that I've installed windows 7 onto the SSD, the data from the hard drive refuses to show up. I can access the files...
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    Does my H430 lenovo motherboard support Xeon CPUs?

    This is my motherboard: H430 Desktop (Lenovo) - Type 2558 , machine type model 25582QG I was wondering if a xeon e3 1220 lga1155 would be compatible with my motherboard, I've been looking around but haven't found a specific answer to whether my mobo can handle the cpu or not. Any help is...
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    [SOLVED] ASUS B250 Mining Expert for non-mining use

    Sorry to ask such a basic question. I’m completely new at this. I have an ASUS B250 Mining expert, which I only acquired because it was going at a good price. My two questions are: 1) Can I just use it for a desktop computer build? I don’t want to do any mining. 2) if yes, do I just need a...
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    [SOLVED] M.2 Slot question

    I have an Asus Prime B250M-A motherboard and I see it has two m.2 slots, one for optane ready module and for m.2 SSD. Can I put a second m.2 SSD instead of optane module. The m.2 I had in mind is the Samsung 860 evo m.2 SATA sad.
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen Zen 2 is here - Ryzen 9 will be fastest at 5.1Ghz

    Ryzen Zen 2 cpus is about to take conputer world by storm. Check link below for complete information.
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    Thermal throttling on 2600X?

    My Ryzen 5 2600X usually above 4.0ghz during normal usage, but when I run Prime95 sith Small FFTs, the clock speed stays at 3.89ghz. Is it throttling or is there another problem?