Future proof

Forum discussion tagged with Future proof.
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3600 vs Ryzen 7 2700x

    Hi all.After upgrading my gpu last year from gtx 960 to gtx 1070 i took the decision to upgrade my i5 4590 which servered me well for the past 5 years.So right now im deciding on which one will suit me well the ryzen 3600 or the last year gen 2700x.I ve already bought 2x8 gb ddr4 3200 mhz...
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    [SOLVED] Why is the word future proofing usually avoided?

    If I get a PSU that's 750w when my pc just uses 450w, arent I future-proofing it so if I upgrade and need let's say 550w I don't need to replace it or the same with other things like ram. :) Thanks for the replies in advance
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    [SOLVED] RTX 2070 Max-Q or GTX 1070 mobile (nonMax-Q)

    I can't decide which one of two laptops should I buy. The only differences between them are the graphics cards. Other components are the same and so is the price. Which one of these GPUs will age better and will last longer? I think it could be the GTX 1070 but aren't future games requiring...
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    Question Building new PC - any input is appreciated

    So, i successfully managed to kill my 6 year old PC by connecting a molex connector while the system was running. Lesson learned. Moving on. Building a new one. Now I'm aiming for a kinda future proof system, where i have room for upgrades in the next 5-6 years. From the build i wrecked i have...
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    Question Time to upgrade PC?

    Hey all, I built my PC a few years back now, I want to know if it is worth my time to rebuild a new PC or just upgrade my graphics card. The PC is used for internet browsing, statistical software, Microsoft office and of course gaming. I would like to be able to play current and future triple-A...
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    [SOLVED] Help picking out a decent gaming laptop

    I need something mobile for working and for gaming as I am bed bound a lot from being sick and have to travel a lot as well. I want something that I can play games on high and will last be 5 + years. I am willing to spend like a grand, but hoping to go around 800$ range and that itll drop down...
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    Did I just short circuit my motherboard? Someone please help me I can't sleep

    This question has probably been asked by many, still, help me. So I was at my local computer shop asking them to update my motherboard BIOS since mine is a Gigabyte AB350M-HD3 and it doesn't support my Ryzen 3 2200g out of the box. Annnnnnnndd the employee might have fucked it up because when...
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    Opinions on buying a new HDD

    Hello i currently have a Seagate Desktop HDD ST1000DM003 that is 1tb and its roughly 4 years old valued at a rough 55 dollars, Now i have noticed that i am filling it quite fast as i am a gamer and i download a lot of games and its also beginning to slow down so i was thinking about upgrading...
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    ASUS Stuck in Sleep Mode

    Hello all, I have a ASUS R541U stuck in sleep mode unresponsive to any input. There are two indicator lights. The Power light flashes. The Charger light does not come on at all. The stock charger measures 19.5 V No response to keypad, Space, Escape, or Power Button. Holding the power button...
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    Computer suddenly rebooting when play games

    Guys, i have a pc with spec like this : PROCESSOR I3 6100 VGA ZOTAC GTX 970 8GB AVEXIR RAM 1TB HDD 550 CORSAIR PSU The pc suddenly reboot every time when i play GTA 5 or COD infinite warfare, but not for Dota2 This problem doenst appear before, it appear just a month this. Do u know what happen?
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    Does it matter which way the reset switch connector is facing on the motherboard?

    Yesterday i was going through my front panel connectors (long story) and for some reason or other i pressed the reset button twice at somepoint, the system was on sleep mode so the screen was off and have no way of knowing if anything happened. I dont want to check if the reset button works...
  12. Kurttb1

    VIPER GX Case Wiring little triangle markings

    On the front case Power, Reset, and HDLED ..All connectors have a little triangle markers. So far I have found on the web 3 different answers for the triangle- 1. Positive 2. Negative. 3. Pin #1. Since their seems to be such a giant discrepancy and I cannot find a Manual for the Viper GX...
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    144hz monitor need some help

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/ASUS-VG248QE-Black-24-1ms-GTG-HDMI-Widescreen-LED-Backlight-LCD-Monitor-/291610145742?hash=item43e551b3ce:g:9IkAAOSwFGNWTd3I should i get a refurbished one or http://pcpartpicker.com/product/sbKhP6/asus-mg248q-240-144hz-monitor-mg248q i should get this one or get an acer...
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    Will GTA V look worse on a 144hz monito than on a 60hz monitor if I don't have 144fps?

    Hi! I have a decent computer and I run games like CS:GO, Minecraft and another game called Microvolts at over 250fps. But I can only play GTA V at highest graphics with 60-90fps. And I'm thinking about buying a 144hz monitor. But I'm not sure if I want to buy it if it'll look bad on GTA V or any...
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    Best CPU Cooler for me?

    I'm looking for a CPU cooler for my computer, I don't think a water cooler would fit in my case, or it might. I am looking for as quiet as possible in the range of $25-$100 in USD. Below are my current computer specs My Computer Specs: Case: Zalman Z11 Plus CPU: Intel 4770k Overclocked 4.5Ghz...
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    I need help building a gaming PC

    I want to start recording minecraft in 1080p or 720p in 60fps. I want to have over 200 fps while recording because I have a 144hz monitor. I use high resolution packs and medium settings. I know minecraft is more of a CPU game but I want an overall decent pc. I can get more ram later on if...
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    Please help! CPU+MOTHERBOARD=problem

    Hi, I dont have much money and I wanted to custom build my pc. So I got all the parts used. Now I got the asrock 970m Pro3... The box says FX series, FX 9 series, 8 core compatible. Now when I put my fx 9590 in and put it all together today, it shows a black screen and it says a couple things...
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    i3-6100 giving me low fps

    Specs: i3-6100 3.7GHz , MSI R9 380 I'm having single digit fps on game ( Tera Online ) during dungeon runs... i've heard that this game is cpu-intensive Is i3-6100 really not enough to power up this game or are there other reasons(drivers,etc)?
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    Windows 10 laptop problem please help!!!!!!!!!

    Hey, so my friend got a laptop and today he bought a harddisk for it. He installs windows 10 on it. But there are no drivers for his laptop for windows 10 so he installed windows 8.1 drivers and now he is getting low fps in games. Is this why he is getting low fps? This is his laptop...
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    Asus Maximus Ranger VIII error 53

    Hi. I am new to this whole boot up a new motherboard thing. I have tried and look at other peoples questions with the same/simillar issue. But since I'm not that sharp wwith this I just cant seem to get any help. The manual that follows doesnt give much explanation. My mother is the one listed...