Forum discussion tagged with ftw.
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    [SOLVED] 3080 FTW3 Crashing (new build)

    I just finished my new build 2 days ago and am finally attempting to benchmark it, however I am running into some serious issues. Mobo: ASUS Z490-A GPU: EVGA 3080 FTW3 CPU: i7 10700k RAM: 2x Corsair Vengeance 3200 AIO: H100i Corsair PSU: Corsair RM850 Here are the ONLY things I have done to my...
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    [SOLVED] No power when booting with EVGA GTX 1080 FTW ACX connected

    Hey, I was playing a game a few days ago and my PC randomly turned off. It would not start back up (no fans turn on, no lights, nothing). However, it does start when I do not have my EVGA GTX 1080 FTW connected to the PSU. I have tried a different PSU, another PCI express slot and different 8...
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    Question My GPU burnt, is it beyond repair ?

    My EVGA GTX 1080 FTW just burnt a few days ago. To give you context, i bought this model in 07/2016 and it burned on me on 12/2018, so the card was still on its 3 years warranty. I received a replacement for it, same model, it just burned AGAIN on 06/2020, so only 1 year and 6 months after i...
  4. kenzy9

    Question EVGA GTX 1070 FTW2 Gaming iCX 8GB vs. SC GAMING ACX 3.0, 8GB

    1. Which should I get, is one better than the other? https://au.evga.com/products/product.aspx?pn=08G-P4-6676-KR ~ $550 vs https://au.evga.com/products/product.aspx?pn=08G-P4-6173-KR ~ $600 I will play CSGO competitive/ranked, PUBG, Rainbow 6 Siege & Assassin' Creed Unity/Odyssey. Reckon need...
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    [SOLVED] How much should I sell my gaming PC for

    I have a - i5 6600k - Asus prime z170-A - corsair h70 water cooler - r9 390x 8gb gpu - nzxt phantom case - 4 nzxt fans - 12gb 2400mhz Ram - 2 128 GB SSD 6gb/s - 2tb HHD I think I got everything in there. How much do you think this is all worth to sell. It's all in very good condition Thanks
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    CPU Restarts after some time

    Please tell me what SMPS I shall use as my machine gets restarted after certain period intervals. Configuration is as follows: AMD4130 Quad processor 3.8 GHz 64 Bit Graphics card ge force gt 630 4 GB. My SMPS is a cheap one, please suggest a good one and whether changing my SMPS will solve my...
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    can't find settings

    Can't access settings to reset factory
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    When i hook up my hdmi cord up to my hp windows 10pc my screen on pc goes black how to fix it

    My computer screen goes black when i hook up rhe hdmi cord from my tv ro my hp window10 pc
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    how do i open my dvd player

    can't seen to open the dvd player
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    Z170 Motherboard D3

    i need help guys anyone can list me which those Z170 Boards that's support kaby lake and skylake CPU's with better VRM for overclock ?? because i dont want waste money for DDR4 RAM's its to expensive let me know please
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    Can I play gta V without new gta online updates?

    It's 2017 and there are a lot of updates for gta online but I don't want them After activating the game and installing the 5gb update ....can I play the game without other updates for gta online and just play gta 5 story mode offline?
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    i want help G

    i have a old mb (GA-EP35-DS3) and i want to upgrade my cpu to Intel Pentium G4560. Does this cpu match with my motherboard cuz mine its says support Intel® Pentium® D processor but i want and your opinions...
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    fan spinning but no disply

    i have gtx 1060 6 gb exoc and i m facing proble like ni disply fan is spinning and h110 mobo i5 7400 processor 8 gb ram and 500 watt psu so guyz plz help
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    Upgrading from 5930k to 6950x. Do I need a new motherboard?

    Let me preface by stating my current parts. I7 5930k Asus x99 pro usb 3.1 Evga GTX 1080 classified sli 2x Samsung pro My question is, can I upgrade my CPU to a 6950x without changing any other parts of my current pc? Since they are both socket 2011 v3, I thought you could put a 6950x in...
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    which graphics card is compatible for my desctop

    hi i have an acer aspire xc-215 and the current graphics is amd e2 6110 apu with radeon r2 graphics. i want to hook up 3 monitors to my desktop for trading and have been told i need a graphics card but dont know what is compatible. Maplins said i need low profile but im not sure if that is...
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    How to transfer a Program Files game folder from one laptop to another?

    On my old laptop, I have a game with a bunch of mods and add-ons installed in a certain order that I don't remember. I got a new laptop, and honestly it would take me months to figure out the right order to the installation of mods and add-ons, for the game to work (because otherwise the game...
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    Two PSU converters in a row to 8-pin, is it safe?

    Hi, I'm upgrading my GTX770 to GTX1070 tomorrow, but my PSU has only 1x 8-pin and 1x 6-pin connector. Seems like GPU needs 2x 8-pin. But I have 2 converters: 1. 2x old hdd connectors (molex?) to 1x 6-pin 2. 2x 6-pin to 1x 8-pin. So basically I can make a chain that gives me 2x 8-pins that GPU...
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    Adobe/Firefox using too much cpu

    so some games i like playing and watching twitch, but firefox/adobe uses upto 50% of my cpu and it make the game near impossible to play, how can i make firefox and adobe use less cpu, i have hardware acceleration off cause it makes my screen black out for a few secs between my pages and only...
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    How do I change out this memory board on a HP EliteBook 8440P?!?

    I recently got this laptop and will be upgrading the hard drive and the memory. I've got the HP documentation about removing and replacing memory boards, and I've watched videos online, but when I removed the cover over the bottom memory compartment this is what I found: As you can see...
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    Are these actually different socket CPUs or is Amazon being shady?

    I've been having several problems with my computer recently that I outlined in this thread and I think that I finally pinned the problem down to my computer having the wrong socket CPU. My motherboard is an LGA 1151 socket and my processor is an LGA 14C socket CPU, a socket I that I didn't even...
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    No AC power to HHD and DVD ROM while the SSD is working

    Hi guys, I have just built up a PC and I have some issues in making the HDD and DVD ROM work. I have searched the forums for similar issues with no success. I have the following PSU: http://www.thermaltake.com/products-model.aspx?id=C_00001800 and mobo...
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    Is 4-pin 12V ATX enough to power i5 4690?

    Planning to build a Gaming rig (1st attempt) and came to a point to select between MSI H97M-G43 AND ASUS H97M-E... Comparatively ASUS's Mobo is a bit costlier that MSI's (in India) but ASUS has a 8-pin 12V EATX while MSI gives 4-pin 12V ATX to power the CPU... . Will 4-pin have any performance...
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    CPU Runs Hot

    I am fairly familiar with safe ranges of cpu temps and I know that my CPU (Intel i7 3770) is running EXTREMELY hot, even at idle. While just sitting around and not under any load the cpu reaches temps of around 45 degrees celsius. I am not doing any sort of overclocking to any of my components...
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    ASRock Mobo failure

    First here is a list of my system specs. Motherboard: ASRock H97M Pro4 CPU: Intel i5-4430 3ghz 6mb Cache Memory: Corsair Vengeance 2x4GB DDR3 Vid Card: EVGA Geforce GTX 960 2GB OS: Windows 8.1 Hard Drive: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB Power Supply: Corsair CSM 650watt I've had this rig for about 7...
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    My internet is painfully slow after disabling "virtual router manager" wifi hotspot. Help!

    Hello all :) I recently was told to stop using my "virtual router manager" from this site here: http://virtualrouter.codeplex.com/ I am using the following wireless adapter: http://www.amazon.co.uk/TP-LINK-TL-WN722N-150Mbps-Wireless-Adapter/dp/B002SZEOLG I am running a PC and once I stopped...
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    1GB vs 2GB of VRAM

    Is that extra GB of video memory worth the extra money, im building a budget build and i use a 720p monitor. 1360x768. My specs are FX 6300 6 core 4.1ghz 4GB DDR3 1600mhz ram( soon will get 8gb) amd hd 4670 The graphics card upgrade im doing is between the r7 260x 1gb and the r7 260x 2gb...
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    BSOD issues ntoskrnl.exe

    I have recently been having many BSODs with my computer. The computer is a stock dell xps8700 with an nvidia GTX645. I installed an additional 16GB of RAM and an SSD. When I use blue screen review most of the time it says caused by ntoskrnl.exe. The BSODs mostly happen when the computer is...
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    best wireless adapter

    I was wondering if I should get the ASUS PCE-AC56 or the ASUS PCE-AC68 I am looking for a wireless adapter that will cover a long range and work very fast
  29. CmdrJeffSinclair

    HDD vs SSD vs HYBRID

    Hey everyone, yet another post! This thread is going to be full of opinions so I'll try to be really clear. I want an SSD. I hate HDD's and I've always had a Seagate Hybrid which is awesome. To be blunt, I'm about to drop $3000 on a PC and an SSD would perfect it, but in reality I think that...
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    Hyper 212 Evo Zalman Z11

    Will the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo fit inside a Zalman Z11 Plus Case?
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    Power button having to be held in order to power, why?

    For some reason now i have to hold my power button to my pc in order for it start up. I've had my pc for about 3 years now, and out of no where i'm getting this issue. I've gone as far as to think it was a psu failure and bought myself a new one and still no fix. I have had surges happen to me...
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    loading web pages

    how come web pages are loading very very slow if at all. and internet keeps disconnecting and connecting. its not a problem with the actual internet. It also powerwashed due to critical error
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    Check PC Build

    First PC Build in looooong time. Basically just creating a simple cheap PC that can run mainly Diablo 3, which doesn't have very high requirements. Any possibility one of you could look over this to make sure it all will work out and nothing crazy I can not think of will happen.... And any...
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    Monitor won't turn on (blinks on for a sec and off every 10-15 seconds)

    I have an older monitor Viewsonic vp930b and this is what happens: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-hBRnNzGHA It started about two weeks ago, but it would turn on after about 10 minutes..now it won't. What could be the issue here? Has some capacitor gone bad?
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    Is this a good gaming desktop pc setup

    making my first gaming pc and was wondering if these parts would be good together and work together, first time, budget is around 1200 please suggest ways to improve Motherboard: MSI Z87XGD65 GAMING CPU: Intel Core i7 4770K Quad Core Retail...
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    Preparing to build my 1st PC in the near future

    I am on a $1k budget and here are the specs: OS: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit OEM GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 ACX CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K Motherboard: ASRock Z87 PRO3 Memory: 8GB G.Skill DDR3-1866 RAM Kit (2 x 4GB) Solid-State Drive: SanDisk Extreme II 120GB SSD Hard Disk Drive: WD Caviar Blue...