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    what cpu is better?

    i just want to know what cpu if better for gaming. editing, multitasking ryzen 7 2700 oc to 4.0 stock i7 7700k
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    [SOLVED] Gigabyte AB350 Gaming 3 not setting to 3200mhz

    Hi, I have G. Skill 2666mhz ram(2x4) that was running in xmp mode, I recently bought Trident Z 3200mhz ram(2x8) both in dual channel.. After adding the tridentZ, xmp is auto setting the tridentZ to 2666mhz and not 3200mhz. There doesnt seem to be an option to change each rams frequency. Is...
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    [SOLVED] Will my VGA card fit ?

    I've just ordered a new custom PC build (store is building it for me) but have noticed something that might cause an issue and was wondering if you guys could please advise... I've gone with a Thermaltake Level 20 MT Tower (link as below) where the specifications say VGA length limitation...
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    [SOLVED] Need helping choosing laptop

    Im needing a laptop for university. I will be studying game design so most of my work will be programming and animation. I have narrowed my choices down to 2 1) a laptop that has an I5 8300h but comes with a 1050ti Or 2) a laptop that has an i7 8750h but comes with a 1050 Both cards are at...
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    CPU location and other detailed things

    Hello Recently from Ebay i bought intel CPU for my pc Seller told me its NEW and UNOPENED My question is: Is it possible for me or for some specialist to track information from CPU ID like : -When CPU was manufactured -When it was sold and to whom -When it was installed and which programs...
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    how to install windows 7 on asus x555m

    I need installed window 7 on my asus x555m
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    [SOLVED] Help getting two extra RGB fans up and running

    My new Christmas build is up and running great. I last built a PC over ten years ago and never worked with rgb fans. Specs: AMD 2700x Patriot Viper RGB 16GB 3200 MSI B450 Pro Carbon AC XFX RX580 8GB GTS EVGA 750 G3 Gold Case: Cooler Master H500 Mesh I got this Cooler Master LED...
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    Graphics Card Fan not Turning on Automatically

    Hi! I just built my first pc, and everything is working great, except one concern of mine is that the graphics card, which is the EVGA Geforce GTX 1060 6GB SC's fan is not turning on automatically when it should. I don't know if there is a temperature that triggers the fan, but I am wondering if...
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    [SOLVED] Computer beeps /help needed please/

    Hi everyone, On startup on my computer makes an audible beep, then there is a pause, then 3 more beeps in quick succession. Another pause follows this and then 2 beeps come afterwards, again in quick succession. I've tried removing my RAM and Graphics card Thank you very much! Sam (Spec...
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    [SOLVED] Is it safe to put a gtx 1050 ti

    I have a hp 280 g2 mt business pc with i7 6700k 3.4 GHz and 8 GB of ddr4 ram single stick and 180 w psu , I have upgraded it with a MSI nvidia gtx 1050 ti dual fan oc edition and a cooler master elite (ver. 3) 400 w psu. So, I want to know that is it safe for my motherboard ? and also is it...
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    Where to get windows CD with Licence

    Answer ME ASAP
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    Are 2 dead pixels and a small light leak enough for a replacement

    Basically what the title says! Here are some images:
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    Very best case intake fans?

    Hi, I am looking for opinions on the very best case intake fans (for use without radiators) with regard to quality/performance only. Though, if I had to limit options, I would say low noise is strongly preferred. I am hoping to offset some of the less cooling friendly build choices outlined...
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    [SOLVED] Is this Ryzen the right one for gaming and what do you think of this build

    I want to build a low budget RGB gaming PC but i also want to render sometimes. Ryzen 7 1700 Gskill Trident Z RGB AsRock B450 (cheapest mainboard with rgb headers and for ryzen i could find) Shakoon TG5 RGB Sapphire Rx580 4GB (allready have it) 530W PSU is the ryzen 7 1700 the best for...
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    Question tp-link tl-wn881nd not detected?

    For some reason, my tp-link tl-wn881nd suddenly stopped working and to my findings, mobo just stopped detecting it? This wifi adapter has been with me for like 8 years, is it time to say goodbye? Device manager doesn't detect it, i have the driver disk but it couldn't detect the adapter too. The...
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    Upgrade Path for PC

    My current build I built quickly over the summer as soon as I had cash from my new job. Now realizing I made some easily made mistakes for new builders. I got a i5-8400 with a non overclockable board, paired with a GTX 1060 6GB and 16gb of 3200 MHz ram. I believed I got a 500w PSU maybe 550...
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    2 GPUs to solve multiple refresh rate issues

    Hi guys, I'm "suffering" from having a 144hz primary monitor with 2 60hz monitors as well. There is an issue that causes stuttering on your primary monitor if you're playing a borderless game + gsync while watching media on a lower refresh rate monitor. To try to resolve this, I put in my old...
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    [SOLVED] will gigabyte Z77 DS3H motherboard support a MSI N760 2GD5/OC video board

    I want to install a MSI N760 2GD5/OC video board on my gigabyte Z77 DS3H motherboard. However when i install it, the monitors are blank (computer does boot up). I downloaded the driver for the video board before i installed the board. Any know if my motherboard will support the MSI N760 2GD5/OC...
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    [SOLVED] SSD Only got 465 disk space available when the ssd is a 500 gb one?

    My SSD seems to be missing about 35 gb of space? Anyone got an idea why? :)
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    PC Build compatibility

    I have this PC build: CPU: Ryzen 5 1600x RAM: DIMM DDR4 2x4gb 2400MHz GPU: GTX 1050ti 4gb Motherborad: AsRock AM4 AB350M PRO 4 Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO and everything is going inside Rhino 550W RX456 is this build compatible ?
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    Help with $700-$800 build

    Hello forums, i need help selecting components for my first real build, the budget i want to keep south of $750, all help is appreciated. (rgb will come later and is not a priority) i have a 500gb seagate barracuda hdd with wn10 (btw how easy/hard will it swap it to my new build?) games i will...
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    Severe booting issues

    hey guys i have some booting issues.My configuration is 2 ssds intel core i3 gtx 1050 and 8 gigs of ram.At first my pc was booting really fast but now its very slow and screen is flickering and flasing through startup.Any way to solve this problem?+ Im using screen connected to hdmi port
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    Ryzen and motherboard choices.....

    Alright, I'm finally taking the plunge to upgrade my computer. Right now I have an 1150 based system, i5 4570, 8gb ram, and a GTX 770. This PC is coming up on it's 5th birthday, and it's feeling like I'm being left behind some (especially after getting BF1). At first I entertained the...
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    Toshiba Safellite P855 no BIOS Boot available

    I thought my hard drive was bad do I bought a new one only to have the same issue. It won't boot up period even with a new hard drive. "It contnues to scroll to put in a disk and hit any button" I can't get into BIOS nothing. I tried resetting , took battery out and pressed power button...
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    Willl epson l6160 printer work on 5 Ghz bandwith?

    Well, my friend recently upgraded to fiber network of 100 Mbps. Now my question is will Epson l6160 work in 5ghz wi bandwidth if been configures with the 5ghz password for the router. My friend uses a dual-band Asus rt ac 66u router. If anyone please help me to configure how to configure 5 GHz...
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    Cooler Master H500 front mounted SSD?

    I spent some time looking at the photos og the Cooler Master H500 (the case I plan to get) and while it has 2 rear mounted SSD options (behind the motherboard) I was looking above the HDD rack at the bottom, and there seems to be some holes and whatnot. Could I mount my SSD on top of the rack...
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    What motherboard can I buy with these components?

    2x GB RAM 4GB DDR3 Intel core i7 2600 3,4 Ghz RX 580 8GB Please inside the budget of 70$, if not, go up to 100$.
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    [SOLVED] MSI B450 Tomahawk Memory QVL

    I couldn't find the Memory QVL of MSI B450 Tomahawk. It is not in their website or either anywhere that i could find. And my processor is Ryzen 5 1600 Paired with a GTX1060 6GB. I'm planning to get 8GB Ram for now. Which will be better? A. HyperX 2x4GB @2400Mhz B. Vengence 1x8GB @3000Mhz...
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    [SOLVED] Strange behavior of computer

    Hello, i recently have a problem computer its acting strange. Currient commponents i got MSI Z-270-a-pro motherboard Evga P2 1200w power supply Rx 580 8gb special edition gpu Problem is when i turn on computer all leds turn on and after few moments gpu leds turn off, after everything booted...
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    Will it work So with this build my motherboard doesn’t have a display port, so would i be able to use a dual dvi to get my 1080p 144hz our of my monitor? Also I don’t know how to check and see if this board has wifi can someone please tell me if it does?
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    Fan hub connection

    I have notcis 450 casw with fan hub All 4 fans connected there(3 front,1rear) now there is the to cables i nees to plug. 1 to cpu cooler and 1 to cpu_fan header, now i have the evga clc 280 with 2 fans and i connected them to the pump cable that has a 2 spliter for the 2 fans, and i connected it...
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    [SOLVED] The stock heatsink for my AMD FX8320 processor doesn't touch the top of the CPU. Overheating

    The stock heatsink for my AMD FX8320 processor doesn't touch the top of the CPU with everything clamped down. The issue is obvious: The fins of the heatsink (which are much wider than the part of the heatsink that should make contact with the CPU) are laying on top of the plastic frame of the...
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    Ryzen APU on B350M/B450

    Hi, I want to buy my "first gaming pc" with a low budget and I think the best option is a Ryzen 2200G APU and then save money for a Graphics Card, but my problem is with the MOBO. I heared some motherboards doesn't support VEGA 8 Graphics without a BIOS update and to do a BIOS update you need a...
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    [SOLVED] Are Evga 600B watts psu enough for this specs below?

    Cpu: I7-8700k Gpu: Nvidia Rtx 2080 RAM: 2x8 GB 3200mhz Gskill tridentz rgb Motherboard: Asus TUF gaming plus (wifi) AIO liq cooling: Nzxt x62 liq cooling PSU: Evga 600B 80plus bronze SSD: 500GB Samsung 970 Evo HDD: WD Blue 2TB Fan: Default case Fan 3 x 120mm
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    Koss surround sound/Samsung tv

    I can't seem to get my older koss surround sound to connect to me samsung tv. Tv model # is UN39FH6000 any knowledgeable help would be appreciated
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    Optical cable hooked up the soundbar I have the cable hooked up to a soundbar on a LG 32-inch TV it works fine on HDMI 1 HDMI

    Can't get sound from optical cable come out of the television is coming onto television speakers but not on the soundbar it will on H HDMI 1 HDMI 2 AV but not on TV settings
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    the color coded plugs from the subwoofer are not the same colors as the ones on the rear of my PC...How do I know which ones t

    Am trying to connect Logitech Z506 surround speakers to my pc however the color code plugs coming from the sub-woofer are not the same as the ones on the rear of my PC so I have no idea which plug to put where so I can have surround sound
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    Buy Corsair Crystal 280x RGb now or wait?

    So I’m having this issue with a few parts on whether to buy now when I see a decent sale or bank on getting a better one during Black Friday ir Cyber Monday. I’m looking at getting the Corsair Crystal 280x RGB which retails for about $160 and is on Newegg for $110 (with a MIR). Is it worth it to...
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    Is this PSU good for a Vega 56?

    Hey guys, I ordered a Vega 56 and I received it today. However, I didn't install it yet because I'm concerned about whether my PSU is good enough. My PC currently has a Corsair TXM Series 550W Gold rated PSU. My exact specs are: RX 580 8GB (will swap with Vega) i5-8500 65W TDP Corsair 16GB...
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    My microphone is picking up headphone sound

    So i recently bought a headset which is Beexcellent GM-1 3.5mm. the first thing i did was i opened sound recorder since its the first thing i would do to check my mic is boosted. i have windows 7 and im not sure if other windows has that also but then i figured i'm getting sound when i play...