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Forum discussion tagged with future.
  1. pelperson

    Question my first ever build

    So, as you might've guessed. I am completely new to pc building and I want to build my "daily driver" where I'll be gaming, and coding software on. Since it's my first I've done quite a bit of research about parts so I would like to receive your thoughts and advice...
  2. J

    [SOLVED] How many watts are future-proof?

    I plan to get a rtx 3080 which needs a recommended 750 watts. I do plan to upgrade the graphics card in the future, so I would like to know how many watts for a psu I should get to be safe in the future.
  3. J

    [SOLVED] When will the CPU become the bottleneck for 4k gaming?

    I know the gpu is the bottleneck right now but I want to get a cpu that will continue to run 4k as well and as long as possible. Is it worth it to buy the 5900x now because it will continue to run better in 4k in the future or would something like the 3600x run just as well and last just as...
  4. J

    [SOLVED] Ideal Mhz in 5 years?

    Need to know whether to upgrade from 2933mhz to 3600mhz. Do you think it would be a smart idea to upgrade to 3600mhz for future gaming in 5 years or so? Or do you not think this would make a difference. I am using an Intel processor.
  5. A

    [SOLVED] Better to buy a prebuild spec out or buy a pre-built and upgrade from there

    Due to living arrangement I have, my beefy old pc has to stay in storage for a bit. And lately I've been wanting to pc gaming and my 4 year gaming laptop, while functional, is just not worth the heat or sound to play on. For time sake, I just want to buy a pre-built pc. But don't know if its...
  6. TechyInAZ

    Discussion Is 8GB of VRAM Enough For the Future? (VRAM Consumption Discussion Thread)

    Hi Community, with VRAM consumption going up considerably in 2020 with games like COD Warzone and especially DOOM Eternal, are we at a point now where 8GB of VRAM might be the minimum requirement for games of 2021? After doing research on the matter, seems evidence is pointing more towards this...
  7. T

    [SOLVED] Any complications or price cuts for this part list?

    I am slowly learning computers and appreciate all of the input. Ive learned a few things like what a bad power supply is and such so I decided to throw together a list to look out for in the future. I do know that I could possibly snag a used motherboard that has windows on it already but I am...
  8. G

    [SOLVED] Build or wait based on compatibility?

    Looking to build a new workstation/gaming pc some time this year. My last build was a quiet media server/workstation about 5 years ago that I would like to use solely for media server duties while getting back into PC gaming with a new rig (and graphics/video/3d modeling). Are there any new...
  9. C

    [SOLVED] PSU for dead computer + future build

    Hi. My computers PSU (650W) died after 10 years of service, and I am thinking of upgrading said computer pretty soon. At E3 I saw that AMDs releasing a "2070 equivalent" in the RX 5700 XT card which will hopefully lower prices on the 2070 when it releases. The question is how big of a PSU I...
  10. D

    Pairing Intel Optane 32Gb with M.2 Samsung Pro SSD

    So this is just a thought. I doubt there is need for this at all. Would it be possible to pair an Intel Optane cache with an M.2 Samsung 960 Pro? If so, how much performance gain would you theoretically see?
  11. J

    Graphics card for ASUS P5G41T-M LX Motherboard

    What new cards graphics cards are compatible with this motherboard?
  12. W

    Looking for futuristic/ sci fi looking cases

    Im looking for cases under 70 dollars that look scifi and futuristic. I like red and not blue but if it looks really cool i might consider it. Thanks and have a nice day.
  13. Ibreakthings

    CPU overheating with better cooler

    I have just recently gotten a Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 to replace my Hyper TX3 used on a QX9650 @ 4.0GHz 1.31Vcore. My old temps with the TX3 were 75C Benchmarking/65C Load/ 45C Idle and now with the Freezer 13 its 99C Benchmarking/87C Load/ 50C Idle. I reseated the heatsink 6 times and...
  14. H

    GTX 960 no video with riser card

    I am having an issue with an SFF build, which occurs on my ASUS GTX 960 mini when using a riser card. Everything works fine when connected directly to the motherboard's PCI Express 3.0 16X port, but when connect with a riser cable, there is no video output. I know the card is getting power...
  15. W

    Asus x550z Upgrade GPU?

    Hey guys. My girlfriend and i was looking for a new laptop for her. We found a Asus x550z, and since i know nothing about AMD i asked the salesman, and he assured me it could play stuff like Sims 4 and GTA V. The thing is, It runs Sims 4 just fine, but GTA V? It pukes when we open it lol...
  16. T

    ASUS NOTEBOOK PC Keyboard problem

    ASUS Notebook pc is playing up. Once I boot my Notebook, The log-in box is being filled with 9s. They stop when I delete it then I key in my log-in password. No problem is encountered unless I press either Tab, Alt, Shift, Ctrl, when I do the whole keyboard will cease from working except for...
  17. C

    Need Build to run CAD

    Approximate Purchase Date: This week Budget Range: $800.00 USD or under. System Usage from Most to Least Important: CAD, 3-D modeling Are you buying a monitor: No Parts to Upgrade: Its a new build. Do you need to buy OS: Yes, 64 bit windows 7 or higher. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Not...
  18. DigitolMC

    GTX 980 Ti Not performing as well as I'd hoped

    Hi; So I got a Zotac amp! GTX 980 ti graphics card recently and it's performing well, but not aswell as how I've seen it perform for other people. For example, in this video https://youtu.be/qCekvSIl76s?t=214 the GTX 980 TI had an average framerate in GTA V of 86 on Very High Settings, 2x MSAA...
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  20. S

    how are Nvidea Motherboards? didnt look into it as i should have..

    i always loved the nvidea gpu..since i got the 460 back in 09 or 2010...nvidea all the way.. so im building new comp now with MSI sli krait edition z97 and nvidea 970 i was thinking...2 things really is a msi GPU better for cohesiveness with a MSI mobo? or with the nvidea gpu should i have gone...
  21. S

    What would help improve fps while gaming the most?

    I play a bunch of different pc games and the ones that aren't too hard on a computer i get decent fps, but games like shooters for example I really struggle to keep 60+ fps. I have been debating between saving up and replacing my pc all together or if it would be worth it to just get a better...
  22. T

    Folder backup question

    If I use Windows backup and restore to save my installed program folder, will it also back up the bits that are not in the folder that they require to run them, for instance registry files.I was wanting to back up my progs folder in case of any trouble but if they will not work if I try to...
  23. feelingtheblanks

    GPU Upgrade - R9 390X vs Fury vs GTX 980

    Hello folks, I've been waiting for months to upgrade my gpu, mainly because of the new AMD cards. Now that they are all out, I need to make up my mind and do that friggin upgrade. I currently have an Haswell i7 based system with a Sapphire Radeon 7870 OC edition. I also have a pretty decent...
  24. S

    How will games run on my new rig?

    I've just finished ordering parts for my new rig and would like some input from you. Motherboard: Asus Z97-A CPU: i7 4790K GPU: Asus Strix GeForce GTX 970 4GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance Pro 2400Mhz 16GB OS: Windows 8.1 Now, how good can I expect to run new games, such as The Witcher 3, GTA V and...
  25. D

    What 980 To Go With?

    So i have narrowed it down to the GTX 980 Superclocked ACX 2.0 and the GTX 980 FTW ACX 2.0. Here are the specs GTX 980 Superclocked ACX 2.0: 1266MHz Base Clock 1367MHz Boost Clock 162GT/s Texture Fill Rate Can Get For $500 Or GTX 980 FTW ACX 2.0: 1279MHz Base Clock 1380MHz Boost Clock 164GT/s...
  26. D

    Cant see my Graphcis Card where it should be.. Is it integrated? and a few other questions.

    So I dont see the Graphics card where it should be so im thinking its integrated? So I have a couple questions, if you guys could help me out. Is my graphics card integrated? Would I have to remove it if I wanted to install a new card like a 470 or something like that so I could play some...
  27. A

    I have a laptop with Core 2 DUO proccessor and 1GB RAM, will incresing the RAM speed up my computer.

    I have a laptop with Core 2 DUO proccessor and 1GB RAM, will incresing the RAM speed up my computer. I run many applications like matlab, simulink on my home laptop, the apps take longer time to load and if I open the web browser or any other app, they stop responding for some time. May laptop...
  28. T

    Can't find AdwCleaner.exe anywhere on my computer?

    I recently just installed it and used it and after I was done using it, it just randomly closed after erasing all the files in quarantine....Now I tried searching it in my windows box but couldn't find it
  29. S

    HTC One M9 Debuts, Flashes Style, Promises Performance

    In what was not at all a surprise, HTC announced is M9 smartphone today at Mobile World Congress. The HTC One M9 is the successor to the One M8 and thus is the new flagship device for the company. HTC One M9 Debuts, Flashes Style, Promises Performance : Read more
  30. GianMarco Douglas

    New case to choose

    Which is the best store for gaming cases? I am in the U.S. and I would spend between $25-$70. Thanks :) My motherboard is a micro ATX
  31. P

    Sapphire 7870 GHz edition or GTX 750ti maybe super clocked

    my build: -EVGA 600B 80PLUS Bronze Certified 600W psu -AMD FX-8350 -Gigabyte ATX socket AM3+ AMD 970 chipset mobo -8gb of ram -1366x768 monitor Any computer recommendations are ok
  32. J

    970 sli power?

    Is it possible to sli two ASUS GTX 970s on a 750W PSU. My system specs are: 4790K @ 1.328 @ 4.6 Ghz / H100i w/ two noctua NF-F-12's Asus Maximus Hero 7 16 (4x4) GB Corsair Vengeance 1600 One ASUS GTX 970 4GB w/ ACX, looking to add another Corsair RM750 Samsung 840 Evo 500GB 3 SP-120 Fans Would...
  33. L

    Please help! Usb-port doesn't work with one specific device!

    I'm trying to connect my printer to my laptop with the USB-cable, but nothing happens. I've reinstalled the software and driver from the printer and checked the USB-ports for any faults or new upgrades. I have no problems connecting my eksternal hard disk, usb-keys or my phone to the computer...
  34. K

    Power consumption - old power hungry display vs new 1080 display

    I have an old Acer AL732 which is listed as having an operational power consumption of 50 Watt with a resolution of 1280 x 1024. If I were to replace it with a Viseo 243D with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and listed as having an operational power consumption of 20 Watt; should I then expect my...
  35. C

    Looking to increase gaming performance on my laptop, possibly using an eGPU

    Hi I own a Toshiba Satellite s55-a5279. I want to up the gaming performance on my machine so i plan on building an eGPU using a Gtx 760. I have read up on the DIY guides but I am not tech savvy enough to understand all it is saying. This is not a permanent solution for I plan on building the pc...
  36. Z

    Need help installing MSI drivers and utilities.

    Hi guys my mobo is MSI z97 Gaming 7 My cpu is i7 4790k Its, my first build i finished but i need help installing my drivers from the msi website link: http://us.msi.com/support/mb/Z97_GAMING_7.html#down-driver&Win7 64 I need to know which ones i should get and how do i install them because...
  37. A

    R9 280x with the AMD FX-6300?

    Will there be a bottleneck?
  38. J

    CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT for a week old built computer

    the specs of my computer are Intel core i5-4670k processor msi z97 gaming 5 asus geforce gtx 770 Samsung ssd 840 evo WD 1 TB mainstream hard drive 8 GB crucial ballistix sport ddr3 RAM It's been a week since I built the compute and everything was working Good. today i was playing assassin...
  39. A

    Can I run SLI???

    I have a MSI GTX 560 ti Twin Frozr ii 2gig,,, and am looking at buying another 560 ti 2gig card to run SLI,, However, the only Manufacturer that has GTX 560 ti 2gig models is EVGA,,,, MY question is,,,, Can I run SLI with an EVGA and an MSI GTX 560 ti 2gig???????
  40. S

    Damage: CPU, Motherboard, or both?

    Hello all! I'm attempting a new build and having some problems and was hoping I could get some help. I'm afraid I may have screwed something up, but first here are the parts I have: CPU: AMD Athlon X4 760K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor Mobo: ASRock FM2A75M Pro4+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard GPU: XFX...