Forum discussion tagged with flashing.
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    Question Custom High Spec PC - Graphics issues. (Help)

    Hi all, I have been using my desktop PC (Custom Built) for a couple of years now, the issue i am getting is a constant flashing on my desktop icons, also the sound of a USB device being added / removed constantly and the other day an error on booting up saying overclosking failed - I reset the...
  2. Coldchillin

    Question Weird monitor problem, flashing lines and black screens ?

    So I recently switched my monitor connection from my graphics card ( no longer have) to my motherboard through HDMI. I started getting these flashing greenish/static horizontal lines across my screen and then the entire screen goes black for a few seconds then back on and sometimes does this...
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    [SOLVED] Wired controller flashing when using USB hub.

    Hi all, When I connect my wired game controller (Xbox type) via a USB hub, the green ring light on controller continually flashes a solid green ring. However, if I plug it directly into a USB socket it stops flashing with just the top right segment lit as normal. When the light is flashing it...
  4. Hmack

    [SOLVED] Flickering/Glitching along edges in all games - Aliasing problem ?

    Hey everyone, Starting about two weeks ago I started experiencing graphical issues in almost all my games (Terrible in a few, annoying in many, non-existent in some). The game it is most noticeable in for me is Cyberpunk. It seems to be some issue with aliasing and it causes edges to shimmer...
  5. Yunirang324

    Question RX580 4gb Nitro+ Sapphire vBIOS flash Help

    Hello, The bios switches on my rx 580 4gb nitro+ does not have any effect to the card whatsoever. The clock speeds remain at 1340 mhz boost and 1750 mhz memory clock. I was trying to flash bios to one of my switch options. What is the correct vbios to update to? Here is my GPU Z Page...
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    [SOLVED] Dell inspiron 3542 Screen flashing/flickering issue

    Hello! I have a problem with a Dell inspiron 3542 model. When in BIOS or boot menu the screen is not flickering nor flashing but right after it loads into windows the screen starts flashing white/gray. The flickering will stop when starting google chrome or pressing the start menu button, i...
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    [SOLVED] I messed up the VBIOS

    So the "long story short": i bought an used Sapphire RX 580 8GB Special Edition like a month ago, and the guy mentioned that he messed up the second (silent) VBIOS, so that doesn't work at all, my motherboard was hanging on VGA debug LED if i wanted to use it. I decided to fix it, so i started...
  8. Quietlee

    Question Please help me solve this problem :(

    Hi everyone, I'm at a loss of how to fix this problem, I can usually solve any pc issues I come across but this one I can't get rid of for the life of me. It started randomly a few months ago and as far as I know I didn't install anything new or have any major software changes. The problem I am...
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    [SOLVED] Kali Linux Screen Glitch After Flashing To USB With Persistence

    HERE'S A VIDEO OF WHAT IS HAPPENING View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWCtGE-2DHI&feature=youtu.be PLEASE HELP ME I DON'T KNOW
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    Question asus b450-f flashing next to ram

    Hey, i recently built a computer everything seems fine but everytime i start it theres a light that goes from red-green-yellow-white then it stops and the computer turns on.
  11. blade100a

    Question MONITOR HELP!!!

    Help, my BENQ GW2760S has been having an issue of turning off and on, then some days not turning on. Now, when it's on it has this rainbow circle retro effect on the entire screen, I can still see my icons mouse and desktop but it's all discolored and fuzzy. Is there a quick fix, would really...
  12. SlugBugBuddy

    [SOLVED] Quick Question

    Before I go and update the BIOS on my brand new x470 Pro Carbon Motherboard, (which I've never done before, but have seen many videos on) I just want to clear something up that they never mention; when putting the new update on the blank FAT32 USB, do I place the whole folder? or what's in the...
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    Question Monitor flashes black

    In the past few days, i noticed that my monitor flashes black repeatedly for a few seconds, i already reinstalled the drivers and it still flashes black. Im thinking that the monitor is the problem. I have a GTX 1650 as my GPU.
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    Question Blinking red light on DRAM

    about once every minute my DRAM on my motherboard will flash red and stay like that for a solid 5 seconds, my motherboard is...
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    [SOLVED] PSU fan loud while gaming?

    Like thie title says. My PSU fan starts to spin like crazy while I game. I just upgraded my GPU from a 1050ti to a rx580 8gb nitro+. I know that is the reason why it became louder since the new GPU draws way more power. But is that normal to be that much noisy? My rig : ryzen 1600 OC at 3.8...
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    8700k with hyper threading or 9700 k more cores for gaming

    So since the release of the i9 CPUs I'm kinda on the fence for which would be best for gaming.the 9900 is a little pricey for me but am interested in the 8700k and also the 9700 k.is the hyperthreading better for gaming or the physical cores?to me the 9700k seems like a little fancier 9600k.iv e...
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    PSU capacitor or MB or both

    So my power went out and when I turned my computer back on nothing. No LED zero. So I took out the power supply jumpered the green and black wires and it did not start up. I went to bed, and in the morning tried the power supply again and lo and behold it powered up in the jumpered...
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    should i go for i7 8700 or ryzen 2700

    should i go for i7 8700 or ryzen 2700 ? my gpu is a 960(will buy a 1160 when its released) and i moslty play lol and cs. Another option is buying a i5 8400 but i will buy a new gpu soon...
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    be quiet! DARK ROCK 2 compatibility

    I'm planning to upgrade from an i7 2600k socket 1155 to an i7 8700k socket 1151, would I be able to use my DARK ROCK 2 cooler? (not the pro) I don't plan to over clock this system.
  20. smeg4brainsuk

    Gaming Laptop Recommendations

    1. What is your budget? £2000 approx. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15.6", 17.3" at a push. 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1080p (pref GSYNC 120Hz) 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Desktop replacement though portable would be...
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    Parts Puzzle: What Mobo Works Well With This Hardware?

    TL;DR: I have the following bits of kit, and am just looking for the input of people more knowledgeable than me for a motherboard that will let everything play nicely with each other: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: Intel - Core i7-950 3.06GHz Quad-Core Processor...
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    I keep having to disconnect and reconnect from my wifi every 10 minutes?

    So, i play a game called League Of Legends, and sometimes i will have trouble with my WiFi just getting into queue, whenever this happens i have to disconnect and reconnect to my WiFi and everything works for 10 minutes before i have to do it again, and this isn't just that particular game. Just...
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    System Service Exception BSOD

    Hello, So to start it off, this is a newly built computer, 2-3 weeks old. I got many kinds of BSODs at first, the most common one are Kmode Exception not handled NTFS.sys and System Service Exception. This only happens when I am playing new games, like The Witcher 3 or Overwatch. However, they...
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    is this i5 gaming setup compatible

    cpu cooler:Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ssd:kc300 cpu:Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor motherboard:msi z270 gaming pro carbon lga 1151 case : DIYPC Gamemax-BK ATX Full Tower Case graphics card:Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 8GB G1 Gaming Video Card...
  25. Nyamph

    Upgrade for i5 2500

    I'm looking fo an upgrade to my i5 2500. I'll replace the full kit (MOBO, RAM, PROCESSOR) I'm thinking about i5 7600 Gigabyte B150M-Gaming 3 Corsair 8 Gb RAM I want some opinions, do you guys think I'll see some noticiable performance gain with this upgrade?
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    Pc restarts while playing games

    I have r9 280x graphics card and it restarts while playing i have 750w psu 12v 16amp and 12v 18amp rails does psu cause this problem?
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    Is this CPU broken ?

    I am afraid I bent one of the pins in the CPU case thing , here is where I bumped into it , does any of the hairs look out of place , thanks https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/photo?album_id=4759338370&photo_id=9680889229
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    Just Updated to Windows 10 and am having CPU Usage issues

    I just updated to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 where I had no problems. Upon updating I have had a problem with my CPU usage where at random times (around 3 times every 5 min) my computer freezes up and I cant do anything for between 2-10 seconds. In the task manager performance monitor utility...
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    What is the difference between xfx rx 480 gtr black edition and xfx 480 gtr double dissipation?

    They both look the same but what's their difference? The black edition cost more that the DD edition, why? Thank you for those that's going to answer. :)
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    New parts for my PC

    Hey there everyone of TH. I'm needing to get a few new parts for my PC. I'd like to start overclocking my i5-2500k a bit but it is 4 years old... is it still a good idea? Also I currently have the corsair CX600M PSU and its rated in tier 4...... so I'm thinking I need a new one to run my i5...
  31. K

    Will it Fit?

    I am planning on upgrading to a GTX 1070 ASUS Strix GPU and I currently have a BitFenix Shinobi case, Can anyone please tell me if this card will fit in the case or if I'll need to upgrade my case as well. Thank you.
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    Motherboard good enough?

    Hey guy im on a tied budget so i was wondering wether this mobo would be compatible with my athor parts. Im mainly concerned that the rx 480 wont fit on the mobo. Mobo : MSI H110M PRO-D Link to mobo specs : https://tweakers.net/pricewatch/464473/msi-h110m-pro-d/specificaties/ Sorry that its...
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    Can windows preform what rocks os does?

    I'm not sure if you guys know of rocks but it's a Linux os that allows you to link computers together and they will share resources based on how many computers you have. For example there's the host computer that talks to the outside world and the host computer that talks to the let's say 10...
  34. T

    Can a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU run 4K games at 144hz?

    So I'm thinking of upgrading from my MSI 970 to a 1080 in the future in order to play games in 4K, and in the trailer for the 1080 it does state that the card will be able to run games at 4k 120hz. However, I would like to know if it will be capable of running games at 4k 144hz? This may seem...
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    I accidentally disabled my video driver

    I accidentally disabled my video driver and now my computer won't connect to my monitor, it turns on but doesn't connect to the display. I already tried removing the CMOS battery but nothing happened and pressing F8 doesn't take me to the BIOS. Please help!
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    Holding keys on my keyboard is messed up (Read description to know what I'm talking about help)

    So i played Garry's Mod a day ago and if you know that game when you hold down Q it brings up your spawnmenu/utilitymenu but when I do that it just flickers the menu and makes and close and reopen repeatedly, at first I thought it was Garry's mods problem but than I went to play Gta 5 on my...
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    New HDD - BSOD System service exception?

    I just bought a new Western Digital 1tb black series HDD today and it started off just fine, installed W10 and started downloading my various programs and games that i use. but shortly after i started i got a BSOD with the error "system_service_exception". I am not sure what caused it but i have...
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    How Safe Is Port Forwarding?

    So I know the answer to this question was all over the internet but what I seemed to get was that port forwarding is safe as long as no-one hacks me. I want to port forward Assassin's Creed Unity because of strict NAT issues and possibly other games in the future (PC). While the internet seems...
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    GPU Cooling with thermoelectric peltier cooler, is it possible?

    Is it possible to cool a R9 290(x) with this module (when I hook it up to the 12V lane of my PSU)? And is it possible to cool the module with this cooler? I know it would be easier and probably better to just use the Raijintek cooler, but is it possible?
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    Xbox 360 controller driver issue

    Have encountered an odd and incredibly annoying issue with my xbox 360 wireless controller recently where it keeps disconnecting frequently and on most occasions is wiping the driver I have installed causing me to have to restart and manually select the driver from a list on my computer to...