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  1. gigabelcior

    Question which graphics card can I buy for i5 9600K without bootleneck of CPU???

    Will a core i5 9600k bottleneck with a rtx 3060 Ti??
  2. A

    [SOLVED] Can't play online multiplayer games on new phone's mobile hotspot.

    TL;DR online multiplayer games can't be played if I share internet from my new phone but everything else works, If i use another device for sharing I can play. Hey, so yesterday I got myself a new phone, a Xiaomi 11T and thats where the problems started. I used to have a K20 Pro which is the...
  3. ayoyo123

    Question A couple of questions about quest 2 games

    So i got a game for my Quest 2 on the Oculus phone app. I also installed the oculus app on my pc. If i log into the same account on my pc, will the game also be there? Also, ive seen that a bunch of games on the Pc oculus store say Rift and Rift S compatible. Will they still work with the quest...
  4. L

    [SOLVED] Display Driver for brand new graphics card causing games to crash

    I noticed first with cyberpunk, but basically my display drivers, I assume associated with my graphics card, which is brand new along with the rest of the PC I'm using now, is causing games, at random periods of time, to crash. I can see that it is the display drivers causing it using the...
  5. Liam.O

    Question Is my 3070 underperforming

    Hello, It seems like my 3070 is underperforming my 2070 and in many cases, the same level as my 1050 with a single fan on exact same settings. It is an RTX 3070 ROG White edition. I contacted Asus directly since iv heard 5 times strange noises from the semi-transistors on the backplate. I...
  6. Tama17

    Question 14 year old HDD in new system

    Hello, I recently bought a prebuilt PC that only has a small-ish SSD with Windows 10 on it. However I have a 2008 hitachi SATA HDD (HDS721680PLA380) lying around that I used years ago, and it still works fine in my old system. I was wondering if I could use it in my new PC to store a couple...
  7. C

    [SOLVED] Missing VRAM?

    I've been trying to run a game I was gifted (Monster Hunter: Rise) yet the in game models are broken. After talking with support they believe the issue is that my GPU is not supplying enough VRAM thus the models cannot load. The game requires 1.9 GB to run at minimum settings. My GPU has 2 GB...
  8. Plague_.

    [SOLVED] Some Games don’t recognise my current gpu drivers

    When I open games like r6s and Mw they both come up with a notification saying my drivers are outdated for my gpu but when I go on the Radeon software and check for drivers I’m up to date even with the optional drivers I’ve tried deleting and reinstalling Radeon software but came with the same...
  9. D

    [SOLVED] Will I limit my routers bandwidth?

    Q: Would me downloading games cause my familys members connection to slow up since I’m using up a lot of resources from the router? (I’m not the greatest at explaining thing so please bare with me) Context: Ok so I recently just got a long ethernet cord for my house to plug in my PC to router...
  10. validinf

    Question Low fps on games - RTX 3070 please help

    Hello guys, I have been having this issue where my framerates in games are surprisingly low. I have a gaming rig with rtx 3070 , i7-10700k and 16gb ram. When I play forza horizon 5, I only get around 40-60 fps on ultra settings but other people with the same specs as mine get way more fps than...
  11. GalacticGeek_

    [SOLVED] Is 8GB RAM reallly that bad ? or is it something entirely else wrong with my PC? (Halo infinite and Warzone is unplayable).

    PC SPECS : OS :Windows 10 CPU: Intel Core i3 9100F @ 3.60GHz RAM: 8.00GB Single-Channel @ 2400MHz MOTHERBOARD: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. PRIME H310M-E R2.0 Graphics Card : 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER Storage: SDD and a HDD SDD (OS is installed here and halo infinite) ...
  12. H

    [SOLVED] RTX 3060 not performing well

    Hey, so I've recently upgraded from a GTX 1070 to a RTX 3060. I thought the upgrade would improve performance greatly, but it hasn't. Games constantly fluctuate in fps and stutter now, and even in CS:GO, an easy game to run, I see only 200 fps even while on a lower resolution. My specs GPU...
  13. P

    Question New Mic- now audio is a disaster in games ?

    I recently purchased an Audio-Technica AT2020USB+ Microphone to act as my desktop mic. I'm replacing a blue yeti that until now has been my daily driver for both work and games. Because I often toggle between wanting/needing my mic near my face, and then out the of way quickly, I have the mic...
  14. calquat

    Question Games constantly crashing ?

    Specs: CPU: Ryzen 7 3800x Memory: 2x16 3200 GPU: EVGA RTX 2060 Motherboard: ROG STRIX x-570-F Gaming Case: Corsair iCUE 220T RGB Storage: 1TB HDD + 1TB M.2 PSU: Corsair 750W (If you need anything else please let me know) So I've been having constant crashing issues, even before my upgrade I...
  15. sirfernandorcc

    Question Please i need help

    I upgraded my pc and it worked fine, however when I try to play games this happens: My pc: Cpu: Ryzen 5 5600g Gpu : using ryzen apu Memory: 2x8gb ram 2666mhz Cooler: Stock amd cooler Psu: Core Reactor full modular 850w 80plus gold Storage: 1tb hard drive OS: This happens both on Windows 10...
  16. nerzius

    [SOLVED] RX470 4gb turning off in some games

    Hello! So the problem is that the MSI RX470 4gb turns off in some games while gaming. When im not playing anything, it works just fine. I have played some games on it and i found out that it turns out in only two games - when i play PC Building Simulator it turns off in like 5mins, with fans...
  17. G

    [SOLVED] Optimal vs Adaptive vs Maximum Performance ?

    Hello! Few days ago I watched a few videos and read a couple of topics where people recommend setting the Optimal parameter in Power Management mode instead of Maximum Performance. People who recommend it say that there is nothing terrible about it for games and it may even be better for...
  18. dajimmyboi

    Question FPS low in games ?

    Hello, i’ve recently started to play some Valorant and even though my friends have lower spec pcs then me, they are able to run the game with higher fps then I can. I also realise that when I see Valorant benchmark youtube videos that have similar specs to what I have, they have a little bit...
  19. filipdev

    [SOLVED] CPU &GPU logging

    Hello, I'm making a game and I have friends who are going to beta test the game in February and I want to know is there any kind of software or whatever that will work in the background when they install the game and it will create log files (txt. maybe) with informations about the CPU and GPU...
  20. M

    Question Black screen when starting up a game.

    For the past 3 weeks now when ever I start up a game the screen turns black, this never used to happen before, its all most like when the pc change's the resolution it fails to display the correct resolution and instead just display's a black screen. now the monitor doesn't turn off, the...
  21. fritsos

    [SOLVED] My current application window or full screen game moves automaticly to my other screen!

    Greeting i recently purschace a Dell S2721DGFA Gaming Monitor 27" which is connected throught DP port to my Gigabyte Radeon R9 380 4GB WindForce 2X gpu and i have duplicate the display with my Samsung TV which is connected through DVI-D and at the same moment I am using an old Viewsonic monitor...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] Scaling issues.. Help !

    Hi Ive been playing Forza Horizon 5 (FH5).. and was running ultra settings with display (in the game) set at 2560x1600 just to try out the game.. the game was running fine @ 110-12 0FPS ..... with couple of crashes (in the past 5 days) when I launch multiple tabs on chrome.. Today the game...
  23. A

    Question In desperate need of help. Pc running very poorly.

    Hello tomshardware members. The past week my pc have been running games very poorly. I build my pc around 2 years ago now, and everything has been running amazing until recently, it seems to only effect my games. My hardware; Asus rog strix 2080 super oc i9 9900kf 8x4 corsair vengeance rgb pro...
  24. estefano2000

    [SOLVED] Why my games are running slower?

    This problem started like 3 days ago. I've lost around 20 fps in every game (the old ones are ok). For example Halo: TMCC was running at 60 stable fps and now it runs at 37/40 fps, same for Skyrim (2011) and Titanfall 2 suffered this problem as well. I tried some of the best options to fix...
  25. mrmike16

    [SOLVED] Why do some games work on Windows Vista or older versions and not Windows 10?

    Hi everyone, I always see on forums posts about solutions to making older games play on newer versions of Windows, and in the end some of them just don't work. But I don't see explanations as to why. With the Compatibility Mode, I would think it runs the program like it would in an older...
  26. B

    [SOLVED] PC majorly underperforming in games only

    Hi. This question is a follow-up to this other thread I created. https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/my-pc-is-underperforming-and-i-cannot-understand-why.3726503/ I have an RTX 3070 TI, Ryzen 7 5800X, 16GB 3000mhz RAM, 750W power supply. I noticed that since I have upgraded to the 3070ti a...
  27. X

    [SOLVED] HDD causing really bad stutters in games?

    Hey guys so I recently purchased a Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3(ryzen 4600h+1650+8gb 3200mz ram) laptop, but since the 256gb ssd + hdd model was unable I got the hdd only version thinking it should give worse load times at max. But now I have noticed that in games like Genshin Impact and Watch Dogs 2...
  28. J

    Question Stutters and FPS drops and lags in games

    So initially every game was running fine Apex legends and valorant both but then suddenly one day PC starting lagging and I checked and find it was bcoz of GPU throttling so opened it and check and thermal paste was try so I just replace it and even replaced thermal pads as old ones were dirty...
  29. FurryWrecker911

    [SOLVED] New Headphones. Some games play audio. Others are dead quiet.

    Prefix: I'm dealing with the same issue as this thread right here from 7 years ago. I have not been able to solve it yet. Here's my version of the same story: I used a Logitech G430 for many years as my primary headset. It broke for the 2nd time at the same spot (the C clips that connect the...
  30. UnchiuGab i

    Question RX 480 crashes everytime when using even a small percentage of it

    Hi guys! Since yesterday I can't play any games because if I launch one my gpu crashes [my 2 fans stop working and video goes black screen] I tried using DDU to uninstall my graphics driver in safemode and then reinstall the optional/ recommended one. I tried doing a test test with OCCT using...
  31. P

    [SOLVED] new build - AMD 5700G or 5600G

    Apologies if my post is OT for this forum group. Couldn't figure most appropriate group. I'm thinking of building a new pc. I would like to use either the AMD Ryzen 7 5700G or the Ryzen 5 5600G because they have built-in graphics. I'd prefer not having to buy a graphics card if I don't...
  32. AwesomeCuber

    [SOLVED] My PC has been crashiong everytime I play any game.

    Whenever I play a game, mostly fortnite but it happens with all the other games too, I can play for 10-15 minutes adn then the game crashes to desktop. I am 99 percent sure it is not the graphics card because it had been happening to my old 1070 and then I upgraded to a 2070 super and it is...
  33. deNameMo

    [SOLVED] Is something like dynamic RAM Module possible (Deactivate certain sticks in Windows? Read Description)

    Suppose you have 2x 3200 & 2x 2400 Sticks. This is running quadchannel and in general @ 2400mhz since the 2 Sticks are the lowest freq. correct? If you want to run at 3200mhz you'd need to disable/remove the lower frequency sticks correct? If that is the case, is it possible to utilize all...
  34. C

    Question Low GPU/High CPU usage with Read Dead Redemption 2 ?

    Hi everyone, While playing certain games like Red Dead Redemption 2, I'm using close to 100% of my CPU and hardly any of my GPU, even though the game is 'supposedly' GPU intensive. The game plays fine, but I fear that putting such a huge strain on my CPU will damage it in the long run. Is there...
  35. Nzte

    [SOLVED] Random PC crashing. -- Any help would be greatly appreciated !

    Hello, I am Nate, im a 17 yr old casual gamer, and I built my first PC when I was 12. I recently upgraded my PC to this build a few months back. https://pcpartpicker.com/user/iTsNatePvP/saved/zXsGqs With that said, Ive always played games with little to no problems, always 75hz, low settings...
  36. RedDeadSpaceCowboy

    Question Certain games cause TV monitor to show no signal ?

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone knew a fix for this. When playing certain games, my TV (which I am using as a monitor) shows no signal. This only happens with games that auto-launch in a lower resolution such as older Call of Duty games. For certain games, Alt + Enter can force the game to...
  37. ArcadeGamerz

    [SOLVED] FPS Stutters in every game

    So i recently switched from a GTX 1060 6gb to an RTX 3070 and now every game i play stutters, i reinstalled windows, i reinstalled Nvidia driver, my storages are not even at half capacity, i tried every best setting i could change in windows to optimize my pc for gaming and still not working, my...
  38. S

    [SOLVED] Games Lagging on very good PC

    So pretty much every single game that I play lags or has lag spikes from time to time. But fps doesn't reach 0, if fps is at 144 it will go down to 120-140 something like that. Far Cry 5: whenever I pick up items the game lags from 90 fps to 80-90. I noticed that the game autosaves when I pick...
  39. Reniro

    [SOLVED] Games started to freeze

    My mate have a problem. Till yesterday every game on his pc runned in 50-60 fps. But yesterday, games started to have a lot of stuttering on every graphic setting. He said that this looks like slow-mo (5 fps). While he play CPU is loaded on 20% +-. but GPU always is loaded on 100%. When he...
  40. legendarysnake

    Question Screen resolution randomly changing in some games

    Hello, i dunno what caused this, if it was some windows 10 last update or the lastest nvidia driver, but, the resolutions are geting randomly weird. When im playing dark souls 2 schoolar of the first sin, the game sometimes open in just HD(1280x720), i have to press alt enter to get it full...