Gaming PCs

Forum discussion tagged with Gaming PCs.
  1. PCNoGo

    Question How do I prevent my PC from freezing when gaming?

    I just recently built this PC a few days ago, these are the components: CPU: I7 9700k not overclocked GPU: 2080 Super Hybrid MOBO: MSI MPG Z390M Gaming Edge AC (mATX) RAM: 16GB Corsair DDR4 SSD: 500GB M.2/1 TB SSD (Both Samsung PSU: Corsair 750W Gold Plus Rated The issue I am having is that...
  2. W

    Question Why is my cyberpowerpc not working

    Turned it on went to the store came back it was off... now it will not power on
  3. M

    Question Rx 570 problem

    Online I saw people getting 6.7 sevens in the steam vr performance test with my GPU not OC. But my score is stuck at 5.8 and steam says the GPU is the problem. What is wrong?
  4. bora79

    Question Logitech G110 Keyboard water poured and shift key is not working

    i have opened and cleaned also dried all patrs but still not working
  5. R

    [SOLVED] is it the GPU artifacting?

    So brand new pc Ive started to notice Right before it goes to the windows login screen green line artifacts that go horizontal across the screen only for a split second, ive done multiple boots and its progressively worse Should i be worried do i need to...
  6. B

    Question HP Envy 700-074 Graphic card upgrade

    Good day , I would like to put in a 4 gig graphic card in my HP Envy 700-074. Can you tell me what can work ?
  7. willywonkaaa

    Question Massive Packet loss

    Hi. I have serious problem because theres no chance i can play with this packet loss or even call someone. What can cause this massive packet loss ? its propably problem on ISP side . Thanks for help. View:
  8. Question How to connect my HDTV to this stereo system?

    Got this old stereo system(I think it's called?) and thought I'd put it to use. But I don't know how to connect it to my TV. Here are pics that show what's behind both. How would I go about connecting the two?
  9. Raerayu

    Question ASUS PRIME Z270A Bios Settings

    I recently got a new mother board, ASUS PRIME Z270A, however i've been having performance problems. I'm wondering what settings should I set for my CPU and my system in the bios for the best settings. In games like CSGO i'm dropping FPS and slowing down upon firing or seeing enemies (mainly...
  10. Z

    Question AMD 2600 vs Intel 9400?

    HI All Im going to build a new machine primarily for investing software and serfing the internet. I dont want to spend that much money. The Intel 9400 is $150 and the AMD is 159.00 at Microcenter. I was wondering which one of these cpus would have the quietest fan? Which one would be best...
  11. J

    [SOLVED] What is this riser?

    I found this riser online and I don't know exactly what it does. So can anyone help me? ( ) So far, I believe these are 2 possible options (but I'm open to other options). It could be: 1) An actual DIMM to M.2 or SATA riser that can store/cache the...
  12. D

    Question Pc won't post, no idea why!

    So last week i built a pc with the following specs: Cpu: r5 2600 Mobo: msi b450 tomahawk Gpu :msi rtx 2060 Ram: g skill trident z 16 b 3200mhz Psu: corsair cx 550w semimodular 1 128gb ssd 1 1tb hdd. Now the thing is, when i first booted it nothing would happen. I tried removing one by one all...
  13. F

    Question Ryzen 2700X max memory

    Notice that Ryzen 2700X spec states maximum memory size and speed as DDR4 2933Mhz. On the net have read about people using DDR4 3200Mhz memory. Will there be an issue with the higher memory?
  14. B

    Question onboard audio versus sound card

    I currently have a Z270 TUF mark 1 motherboard with the realtek 1220a codec. I have my dt770 pros connected to the motherboard with my marantz SR5300 amplifier connected over optical. I was wondering if I would see a substantial difference in audio if I were to buy a sound card and if so which...
  15. M.AGamer

    Question from amd to nvdia

    Hello,I have ryzen 2400g with integrated graphics and i bought gtx 1660 ti so should i install new windows and format (c) (where the windows installed) or can i just use it with this windows?
  16. G

    Question Fresh build: Kernal_Security_Check_Failure

    Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-H55N-USB3 LGA 1156 CPU: Intel Core i5-650 GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 970 PSU: Cooler Master MWE 500 Watt Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1333 SSD: SAMSUNG 860 EVO Series 2.5" 500GB Hello all, I've been searching the net the last week unable to find an...
  17. U

    Question Why doesn't my video card wake up from standby sometimes?

    I recently did a bios update on my B450 mobo and since then my video card won't wake up occasionally when my computer sits idle for some time and my display turns off. I have to reboot to get my video feed back up. I'm wondering if bios update could have triggered that and if i'd have to roll...
  18. K

    Question Just built new pc and having terrible stuttering in games

    So i just built my new pc yesterday ( and ive been having some issues with it. It started with driver issues, i was getting a few bluescreens here and there and maybe me trying to run the ram at 3200 was part of the problem so i just decided to reinstall...
  19. SPECOPS70

    Question B450 tomahawk and ....

    Hello. Ryzen 5 2600x build. I’m getting either the rx 590 fat boy or 1660ti. Would either of these run good on the tomahawk b450? Over clock a bit? Would either of those give me good gaming performance? And vr performance? Just looking for opinions. Vids on YouTube state the 1660ti is a bit...
  20. K

    Question i installed windows on a ssd and i have the windows on the hdd too

    it says it all on the title please help
  21. R

    Question task manager clock speed issues

    so, i was using task manager to see my clock speed on my Xeon because the turbo speed was technically 3.4, 3.3, 3.2, 3.2 on the four cores. after tinkering with UEFi, i got all four cores to run at 3.41ghz. but when i opened task manager this happened: here is a picture. Can anyone explain this...
  22. N

    [SOLVED] Ping Jumps very High

    My ping constantly spikes and I dont know why I have an ethernet connection I have disabled windows update I have checked drivers. I did a tracert to and got Tracing route to [] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms []...
  23. Puza Gaming

    [SOLVED] I want to overclock i7 2600k HELP!

    Hello guys,I'm kinda new to overclocking so i was wondering if somebody can help me and give me some tips. :bounce: CPU: i7 2600k 1155 socket Cooler: LC CC 120 RAM: 8 gig Hyperx Kingston T1 Motherboard: P8Z68-V-PRO GPU: GTX 1050TI Strix Edition PSU: GX 550w Cooler Master
  24. S

    [SOLVED] How to reset project settings win 10?

    I connected a display via HDMI to my laptop and pressed the second screen only project option. Laptop res: FHD. 2nd display res 4k. Now I have a black screen on the laptop and the 2nd display writes Incompatible format, it detects 720p. When I detach the HDMI, I have a screen on the laptop...
  25. Imminent Deathh

    Question RX580 Crashing

    My RX580 Strix OC 4GB keeps crashing, after about 30mins of game time, the screen goes black and the card flashes white, but the PC stays on. its not overheating as the card only gets to 60C
  26. Z

    Build Advice Upgrading PC - $1400 budget - 1080p 144hz gaming

    Hello all, I've been wanting to upgrade my PC for some time now and it's finally possible to do so. I am having a hard time choosing which CPU to purchase and have stated the different ideas I came up with under Parts to Upgrade. Your advice is much appreciated! Approximate Purchase Date: In...
  27. M

    Question Pc Glitch

    Hello, For quite some time now I have been plagued by an odd glitch that I have not been able to troubleshoot. First off it is most certainly not consistent. Mostly happens when im gaming but has happened when im editing with adobe premiere to an extent. Flickering squares, and more commonly...
  28. I

    would you buy a car with THIS - CarFax?

    my main question is to understand how to read such CarFax - View: (backup as a PDF ) accident 1 accident 2 hmm left, front, right - this would suggest a serious collision? accident 3 hmmm what do you think of these? seller got...
  29. bettemis4

    [SOLVED] PC turns on then off and then on again and works

    Hello everyone I have enabled S4 and S5 on my Z390 Asus board so the light wouldn't annoy me when I was sleeping. Every time I turn on my PC it boots then turns off and turns on again and boots fully into Windows. Why does it do that? It does the same if I turn off the PSU
  30. T

    Question Ethernet "identifying" after booting pc

    When i start my pc and i get to the desktop my ethernet doesn't work for like 1-5 minutes and when i click on the network it says identifying and i can't connect to the internet, any solutions? I've tried reinstalling drivers and changing my ip and dns but it didn't fix anything. It's not such a...
  31. Question PC 'boots' to glitched screen, Is it a corrupted BIOS? How can I fix it?

    A sequence of issues has ended up bricking(?) my PC. I assume this a BIOS issue but I am not sure. I'd be very grateful to anyone who could help me resolve this problem, or even just explain why this has happened if a solution is not available. Much more information below: Running Windows 10...
  32. R

    Question AG273QCX vs MAG271CQR vs AG273QCG

    Hello Which monitor would you recommend from these 3 to best for both singleplayer and multiplayer games?
  33. GangstaSlime

    Question Freeze/Crash with vertical lines on screen (requires force shutdown)

    Over the past 6 months or so I've had this problem: While in use, my desktop will suddenly cut to a screen with vertical, white lines. Every time it does it each of my monitors will be a different color and sometimes there won't be any lines at all, just a colored, blank screen. If I have music...
  34. J

    Question 1080 with GPUs usage drops in ONLY CERTAIN games

    Certain games are currently causing GPU drops for me. I can't figure it out I've been trying for so long. First of all its only in certain games, what I've found is it's in Fortnite, Skyrim Vr, and Sea of Thieves. I have a laptop Alienware r4 17 4k monitor. It has an i7 and a 1080. When I use...
  35. Farhan322

    Question Red Devil rx 580 required psu

    Hello! I have a corsair VX 550Watt psuIs it enough for Red Devil Rx 580 8gb
  36. C

    [SOLVED] Need Advice - Upgrading My PC

    So, I messed up while making my budget PC two years back since I choose to use the fx-6300 which only supported ddr3 ram and I wasn't thinking about upgrade-ability. And now I need to upgrade my whole PC but am still saving up. Here is my current Setup -...
  37. M

    [SOLVED] Can i connect Router to the UPS?

    In my location electricity is rarely turned off and sometimes im getting little nervous.So im wondering what if i connect my router to the ups? I have already connected PC and Monitor and have a some space for the connection.If i connect does it conlicts or affects to other hardwares?
  38. M

    Question Which RAM MHz for i5 9600K gaming

    Just recently changed my motherboard and processor to a Gigabyte Z390 UD and a i5 9600K. Running on my old 2x8 GB 2133MHz I'm probably not getting the Best put of my CPU. But when it comes to upgrading is it worth buying 4000 MHz now or should I go with 3200 or 3600 MHz?
  39. K

    Question D5 AF Post error:: Cpu is running but no display

    Hi All, My Desktop - Compaq Presario SA4000 - pretty old CPU - is having trouble. I haven't used the system for like 10 years but now i have to retrieve my personal data from the HDD. I tried turning on the CPU, the cpu runs but the monitor shows no signal. I checked with other monitor still the...
  40. M

    Question Static hardware noise when moving cursor after new mobo + cpu?

    Just installed a new Gigabyte Z390 UD and a i5 9600K. Everything works well except for some odd hardware noise. There's some constant jitter and whenever I move my mouse I get high pitched static noise coming from the hardware (not the headphones running on seperate sound card). Any idea as to...