gaming

Forum discussion tagged with gaming.
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    Question RX570 and OptiPlex 790?

    I was thinking of putting together a cheap gaming pc by buying a dell optiplex 790 replacing the psu to a 500w evga one and adding an rx 570. But a heard that amd rx cards are not supported by older oem desktops. Will updating the bios to the latest version fix this issue? if it will not work...
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    Question CPU Usage 100%

    Hello everyone! Recently I noticed when playing games (Overwatch, Fortnite, Apex and Black Ops 4) my CPU usage will jump up to 100% usage from about 40-50% and the games will lag. Any idea on what the issue might be and how I might be able to fix it? It's not as noticeable when playing Overwatch...
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    Question pc hardware causing lag?

    Im new to pc bulding so i dont know if my question is stupid or not but i recently built a rtx 2080/ i9 / 32gb/rog maximus x mb and ever since i've started gaming on it (csgo) i'm apparently lagging for everyone except for me. all research says this is packet loss and not lag but every test i...
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    Question Is this an efficient build?

    I'm going for a pretty powerful system for gaming, streaming, recording, and editing for programs like after effects. Heres my build https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PPhRZR Notes: I chose the i9 because its only ~$100 more than the i7 for a lot better performance. I know 32 GB of ram isn't...
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    Question Building a 3D Modelling/Gaming PC - need advice!

    Hello, I have been thinking about getting a new PC since my current PC is almost 10 years old and very obsolete. Currently I'm still saving up money for it, but my estimated budget is 1300$ max. I need PC and new monitor. I want to be able to work in 3D Graphics software like Blender, Zbrush...
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    Question My First Build

    I want some opinions on this build and how I did for a first try, what are some suggestions from professionals or opinions on these components? Hi everybody! I have a desktop from 2012 that is still kicking but to me it is showing its age. With Amazon Prime days, I decided it was time for a...
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    Question Help with Building a brand new computer for Gaming.

    I am looking to upgrade my computer/build a new one. I was thinking about waiting for AMD 3950x CPU but if there something better out there then i will go for that cpu. I also looking to buying a RTX 2080 Ti because i want to start playing 2k and 4k gaming or should i wait for the next gen...
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    Question PC Crashes, Sanity to follow (Then the money)

    So my PC is crashing randomly during games it has run well for years, and most dependably when I even try to load the campaign map in Total War: Warhammer 2. I have also had crashes in games like Fallout 4, and even rarely in older games like EVE Online, and SW:KOTOR. The crash is strange as...
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    Question Is my build fine or do I need to change???

    Hiya, soo my current spec is: I7- 6700 16 GB Ram 1TB HDD RTX 2070, which I recently upgraded from GTX 980. Corsair VS 550 watts power supply (do I need to upgrade it?) Motherboard.... umm, I’m not sure. It’s ASUS something. (Don’t really know how to check it) I will probably add SSD soon...
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    Question Can I Run 2560x1440p @ 120Hz? (43" Samsung UN43NU6950 Native 4k @ 60Hz)

    Greetings, I searched the forums and the only thing I found relating to this TV was on Tom's guides and it was about the speakers. So I decided to post here. I have a 43" Samsung 4k TV I purchased from Costco: UN43NU6950...
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    Opinions On First Build

    Hi everybody! I have a desktop from 2012 that is still kicking but to me it is showing its age. With Amazon Prime days, I decided it was time for a change. I ordered all my parts off of Amazon and PCPartPicker did help me out with picking components. I could have looked for deals on Newegg but...
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    Question In the market for a new monitor. Need advice

    Hello everyone, I am currently in the market for a new monitor. with prime day going on right now I know I have seen a few good deals but I'm still torn about what I should go with. I am on a budget and do not want to spend any more then $250 unless I am getting a huge upgrade by spending lets...
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    Question PC can’t read my graphics card

    I was painting my room so I moved my pc somewhere else, just disconnected power, monitor and internet. I tried to turn it on again and it turned on fine, then the next day I turned it on and it took slower, i couldn’t use my keyboard apart from NOTEPAD, log in and folder renames. Mouse works...
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    Question How much is my custom built computer worth?

    Win 10 Pro 64-bit Intel Core i7-7700k CPU @ 4.20 GHz Antec Three Hundred Two Gaming Case EVGA Supernova 850 G2 80 Plus Gold Power Supply MSi GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G MSi Gaming M3 Motherboard Seagate Skyhawk Surveillance Internal Hard Drive 2T G. Skill Ripjaws V 2x8GB Asus RW DVD+R DL DVD...
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    Question In Home internet setup

    ok so I am trying to figure out how to go about setting up my internet connection in my home, I have it coming from the outside and into home aka:fiber/gigabit going into two Ethernet wall ports one in living room and office. My office I have plans to setup a gaming lounge and am trying to...
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    Question Monitor goes black while gaming for 3 seconds and then comes back

    So i recently build my new pc and after the build i started playing games. But while playing games the screen would go black for around 3 seconds and then would come back again. I have 3 monitors but only the middle one would go black. I tried reinstalling windows, using diffrent cables...
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    Question Should I upgrade from i5 2500k to i5 9500F?

    My old motherboard has 4 slots for RAM and out of those 3 are dead and hence I cannot buy and use a new RAM on those. Only one 8GB RAM is running now on the working slot and its only a matter of time before it dies as well. My CPU and Mobo are from 2011. My CPU is i5 2500k. Now I have no choice...
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    Question Help me choose the right components (CPU first)

    I don't have a great pc right now and I wanted to ask what cpu should I buy? The specs that I use right now are : CPU: AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor, 3300MHz GPU: Gtx 970 4gb PSU: Corsair cx750 RAM: 24GB ddr3 I will use this pc mostly for pc gaming. I play currently games like Dayz...
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    Question GTA V very laggy on decent rig

    Hello, So, I really don't think that my PC is that bad. It's a few years old, but I'm really confused. Specs: CPU: Intel Core i5 6402P @ 2.80GHz RAM: 8,00GB Single-Channel Unknown @ 1066MHz GPU: 3071MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB MOTHERBOARD: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) (U3E1) So, basically...
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    Question Best Hyper X Gaming Headset?

    I was looking to pick up a Hyper X gaming headset during Amazon Prime Day. Been going back and forth between Hyper X Cloud 2 and Hyper X Cloud Revolver. Is the Cloud Revolver significantly better? Does the Dolby 7.1 really sound better than the 7.1 offered by the Cloud 2? I currently have a...