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    Question 3900x build for a first timer

    building first computer and am thinking of basing it around the 3900x, I will be gaming triple screen at 1080p(sim racing) and 4k on 1, also will be doing music production and video editing Tried to future proof as much as I could as well as choose good components where needed Any comments...
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    Won't boot up without hitting power switch

    So I just put together majority of my build with the only thing missing is the gpu. I've went through the whole process for installing my cpu, motherboard, case fan, SSD, hdd, ram, and PSU. My issue is that when I hit the switch on my PSU after plugging it in nothing happens besides the rgb...
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    i7 8700 Crashes under intensive renders

    I recently got an i7 8700 (I didnt get the K because i have no intention to overclock my CPU as I normally use my GPU to render) and when i tried to render a complex and high res model my rendering software instantly crashed, and this has happened multiple times. I checked my temps and my VRM...
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    Yes its not necessary to ask for something like a laptop but Im trying to. Im trying to cope up with may past and want to move

    Please help me out with my hardwork and dedication I knw that if you helped me out a promise of giving nack and doing my best youll be proud that ines youve helped.someone like me. I will let you feel the worth
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    will 8gbDDR4 3000 cl15 work if im not overclocking

    I have a ryzen 5 1600 and im wondering if 8gb of 3000CL15 ram is ok as long as im not overclocking?
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    PC reboots on cool boot, after teh reboot is just fine

    Hi, i been having this kind of problem since today, today i made a clean intall of windows 10 home and when i turned down the PC and left it there i few hours i tried to boot but my PC just stayed in the POST screen and then it turned off and on by itself, after this, it loaded me to windows...
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    Black screen problem

    So i have problem when i try to turn on my computer everything runs etc but i dont get signal to my monitor. I've tried one ram, without hard drives, with cooler and without and waited like 5minutes after i turned it on. Specs: Motherboard: MSI B350 Tomahawk CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600x 3.6 GHz CPU...
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    New ITX Build, second opinions needed

    I'm looking to build an ITX rig that, obviously, can handle all modern games on ultra settings. As well as do some light coding (most coding done on laptop), handle virtual machines, IP webcam streaming etc. This is my link for my parts here: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/JHQgdC My main objective...
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    Graphics all distorted on Dell Inspiron 6542 with NVIDIA Geforce 620M

    Hello, I dropped my laptop on the floor. After that, whenever I try to play a game on my Dell Inspiron 6542 with NVIDIA Geforce 620M, the graphics are all distorted and unplayable. But it works fine with the integrated Intel graphics. Is the damage serious? If yes, can the NVIDIA Geforce 620M...
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    Is this $500 build good?

    Here's the build: CPU: Intel Core i3 4160 Motherboard: MSI ATX DDR3 2400 LGA 1150 Motherboards Z97 PC MATE Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory Storage: WD Blue 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 7200rpm Internal Hard Drive Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 1GB GDDR5 Case: Sentey® Computer...
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    Laptop overheats too much when playing games

    So when i play games my laptop(Dell insperion 3521) overheats from 60 °C to 90 °C (it has gone up to 100°C) in about 40 sec and it really affects performance. I have cleaned it from dust but it still overheats. What can i do? Would cooling pad help the overheating?
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    Installed New CPU - "Process Failure"?

    CPU: AMD FX-8350 BE Cooler: CM Hyper 212 Plus Mobo: ASRock 970 Extreme3 Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4) GPU: Radeon R9 270X Dual-X (4GB) PSU: Corsair CX600 (600W) HDD: x1 500GB, x1 250GB Here's what I've done so far: 1. Bought the new CPU to replace my Phenom II X4 965 BE, as well as the...
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    Laptop not turning on, lights and fan on

    My laptop is not turning on, though the lights and the fan are on for almost two seconds and then off. Laptop: Toshiba, SATELLITE C660D-112 Please somebody help..
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    is this upto the job

    hi all I don't have a clue when it comes to a pc and things im after a gaming pc and have found one I like it comes with these specs cpu intel core i7 4820k overlocked to 4.2 ghz with turbo boost graphics card and radeon r9 270 2gb ddr5 ram 16 gb 1600 mhz ddr3 quad channel 1tb hard drive...
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    Odd cpu usage and memory usage?

    Hi guys I am on an old lenovo think pad. The problem is that whenever the computer is at "idle", it is using about 50% memory and 50% cpu usage. What makes it even more odd is that it spikes from about 1% to 65% usage for both memory and cpu usage. SPEC ARE: 4GB RAM, Intel core 2 Duo at ~2.3GHZ...
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    i have a toshiba satellite p870 and the toshiba health monitor reads 90% cpu temperature when its on full load....is that ok?

    I have a toshiba satellite p870 and the toshiba health monitor reads 90% cpu temperature when its on full load....is that ok? My fan reads 30% by the pc health monitor as well...it is making some weird noises.. what is the problem? if there is one.