Gift Guide

Forum discussion tagged with Gift Guide.
  1. W

    [SOLVED] i3-8350k vs i5-8400 with gtx 1060 3gb

    Should I get an i3-8350k or an i5-8400 with a gtx 1060 3gb.
  2. B

    [SOLVED] My kinda new gaming pc has a problem since i bought it.

    Ryzen 3 2200g 3.5 ghz MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GAMING X 4GB DDR5 128-bit Motherboard MSI BA320M Pro-Vd Memory HyperX Fury Black 8GB DDR4 2400MHz CL15 1.2v Hdd 1 tb Sirtec - High Power 500BR-A12S, 80+ The problem is its performance in gaming was really bad since the beginning, like everything i...
  3. T

    RX 480 Civ 6 bundle available through Newegg?

    Hey everyone, I'm thinking about picking up an RX 480, largely due to the promotion where the card is bundled with a Civ 6 voucher. However, I can't find any details on which retailers are taking part in the promotion. Does anyone know if an RX 480 purchased through Newegg (Newegg Canada in...
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    Which HDD to choose for a secondary drive?

    Hey guys, I'm almost done with assembling my new PC. Specs are as follows: Intel i5-8400 Gigabyte H370 Aorus Gaming 3 WiFi HyperX Fury 32 GB RAM @ 2666MHz MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X (which will likely be replaced by something from the upcoming Nvidia GPUs, depending on their performance/pricing)...
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    Optimize 4K, h265 playback on really low end tablet

    I may be asking the impossible, but I am trying to play a 10bit h265 4k .mkv video on my laptop (using k-lite with MPC-HC) and I am getting terrible performance. This laptop is very low-end, Intel m3 6y30 processor with the associated integrated graphics chip. As long as I can get it to play...
  6. I

    Migrating OS from hdd to ssd

    Hello so I recently got a solid state drive and I was wondering if I could only migrate my system os to the ssd instead of all the files on my hdd
  7. C

    Ryzen 5 2400g question

    What mobo would go well with this cpu without have the update issue. Looking to use this in a dedicated streaming pc.
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    No signal going out of PC please help!!

    So I am 100% new to building a Computer let alone a gaming computer. I have absolutely no idea what I’m doing. I bought a tower with a Asus P5G41C-M LX. No ram. I have no idea what processor but I know there is one there. No dedicated gfx card 500GB HDD. I’m having issues with getting a signal...
  9. diseasedcrow

    NZXT Kraken X61 690LC Driver issue Fix

    So, I've come here today to guide you through the hell I've been through twice now. I noticed a lot of the question threads with the same topic didn't have much of an answer to help me. I formatted my computer the otherday, and for some reason, for the second time now, I could not get CAM to...
  10. injectant

    PC Starts Perfectly but No Display! Help

    When I start up my pc all the fans turn on, keyboard and mouse. But nothing shows up on my monitor. I tried everything.... Removing the lithium battery and putting it back, cleaning the ram, cmos reset, hold the power button for 30 sec- 1 min. Also tried to use a different gpu, still didnt work...
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    PC crashed and won’t boot up :(

    My computer recently crashed on me and I got the blue screen of death. I rebooted and everything was fine.. it crashed again and now it won’t load windows! Just a black screen. The computer seemed to be making some weird noises. Kinda sounded like a printer machine printing paper. I opened up...
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    Wifi Extender for gaming

    What do u guys think is the Netgear ac750 a good extender and could it be used for gaming purposes? How big range could I get out of it? I´m on a budget!!
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    GPU core downclocking help

    Hi, I've got a Gigabyte GTX 1060 Windforce OC 6GB and wanted to see how far i could push it, using MSI Afterburner. My PSU is 750w 80+, so that shouldn't be an issue. After a few hours of tests, i have reached a stable maximum of 2100MHz core and 4800MHz memory. From what i read, this is a...
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    Display port adapter

    I have a new 144hz monitor the benqxl 2411 and i bought a displayport cable but cant find an adapter to dvi ot hdmi. Im thinking about buying a different cable, but if someone could helpbme find an adapter preferably on amazon that would be great but i cant find one. Thanks in advance ☺
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    can i buy refurbished dell workstation

    Hey, My rquirement is that i use high graphic softwares like lumion, 3d max, vray ect simultaniously. I have decided to buy dell m6800 refurbished mobile workstation, will it serve my need.
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    Connected to internet but can't load steam and sites etc

    Hello, Whenever i start my pc can't load steam , discord , any sites , etc but when i go in sleep mode and put it back on it connects. It's not a problem with my router . i have this problem a couple of months rn and i already changed routers. The weird thing is some sites like youtube and...
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    Which of These is a Better Deal?

    https://www.amazon.com/HP-Pavilion-Processor-Graphics-Bluetooth/dp/B077RX4RKD The specs look great for the price, but it honestly feels too good to be true. Maybe I'm just being paranoid. This was what I was considering originally...
  18. destinywarlock55

    Can I have a side fan blow air directly on the CPU fan?

    Hello, In my recent build im trying to get the fans set up in the case, but for some stupid reason they don't allow 2 intake fans on the front, so instead I put 1 intake on the from. But my question can I have a 120mm fan blowing air in on my CPU fan (Ryzen 3 1300X Stock Fan)? Thank you!
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    USB Controller Driver

    Hey I have a problem with my computer where when I go into the device manager it says that there is an error with the "Universal Serial Bus (USB) controller" when I try to scan for drivers it says that there was no drivers found for it, Please HELP! My PC has an Intel CPU and Graphics is Geforce
  20. Luxliev

    Can you quickly swap drives in NAS?

    I want to use NAS as glorified HDD socket. Can I remove drive in NAS (after shutting it down) and replace it with another one without any problems? Do I need specific RAID option (or use other format like JBOD) I want my NAS to work as access to library (of many HDDs) not the library itself.
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    Connecting MasterLiquid ML240L to Gigabyte AX370 Gaming K5

    I'm trying to hook up my liquid cooling system to my motherboard, but I'm a little confused as to what fan headers I should be using for each part of the cooler. I've got the radiator installed in the front of my case as intake, with the rear case fan as intake and the top two case fans as...
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    Is this website legit for buying windows 7?

    http:// I installed my windows 7 home premium on my mom's computer, but it wouldn't take. I have used my product key I personally own to activate a couple of computers at my house, but apparently I'm out of uses for the key I have and need a new one. I'm currently on the 30 day trial with...
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    Cannot install hardly anything without getting hung

    So I have just built my first ever PC and after hours of waiting I finally got it booted and installed Windows 10. Everytging was running smoothly until I tried installing NVIDIA’s GeForce Experience. The installer would partly install and then hang. It did this over and over and also to other...
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    Logitech Driving force wheel wont calibrate fully and it has two lights blinking simultaneously

    Alright so i recently acquired a Logitech Driving Force pro and i plugged it into my PC just fine earlier today and it was working but 900 degree turning wasnt on and neither was forcefeedback. After downloading the Driver and doing a button combination (R3, Select, Left paddle shifter) it...
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    How much power will i need for my build?

    Hey I am new to PC building and I would like to know how much power i need. I will list the components below SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB Solid State Drive ASUS ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING AMD Ryzen AM4 DDR4 HDMI DisplayPort M.2 USB 3.1 ATX B350 Ballistix Sport LT 16GB Kit (8GBx2) DDR4 2400 MT/s...
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    Desktop is Overheating while gaming

    I just got a new PC setup, and my CPU is reaching temperatures of 80c while playing games like pubg. My coolermaster masterbox lite 5 case has also been getting considerable warmer while gaming. I don't know if it's my stock Intel cooler, my case, or my apevia led ring case fans. Plz help
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    Problem with DirectX 11 and GPU???

    My son showed me a window that said his GPU doesn't support DX11. H etold me he tried stuff online but it didn't work. He has a GTX 960 and I checked and it's been updated so his GPU is fine I think. He has windows 10 if that helps, and the game he was trying to play was Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six...
  28. TheOcelotGamer

    budget high wattage psu

    im looking for an 850w psu between 60-100 british pounds. whichever one i pick,it should power some thing like two 780TIs, a ryzen 1600x , 2 hard drives, single SSD, 2 4gb dimms, and all the peripherals you would expect. Thanks.
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    Which B350 motherboard, out of these three?

    Hello, I'm choosing a motherboard for an upcoming Ryzen 5 build, and I've narrowed down my choice to three options: - Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3 - ASROCK AB350 Gaming K4 - ASUS Prime B350-PLUS What makes my choice difficult is that there seem to be very few reviews of these boards available...
  30. GGWP1337

    Prime 95 5 minutes testing

    I just took a Prime95 test for around 5-6 minutes, and looked at my temps under and after, i would like to share them with you guys, and get help if i should do something before i might wanna OC i5 4670K Seidon 120M Cooler master, cooler, nothing but the fan has been swapped in 1 year or more...
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    Gigabyte Mobo, Ultra Fast boot, Cannot access BIOS!!!

    Hello, I have a Gigabyte B250 HD3, I had made the mistake of turning on ultra fast boot in the BIOS. And now i can't access the BIOS. How can i turn off this ultra fast boot, what's my options? Thanks
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    Whick GTX 1060 Is better?

    Hey Guys im about to buy GeForce GTX 1060 6gb but i search on amazon and there is a lot of gtx 1060 so which one is better? And also is 1060 6gb good one? Here are links...
  33. A

    Mic is playing audio from headset

    My friends ear my audio from my headset over my voice while I talk through my microphone in game. They often complain to turn of my stereo and to use headphones, while I already have headphones plugged in. It even occurs when my audio is completely off. How can I stop my microphone from...
  34. B

    windows 7 black screen and how to upgrade

    I recently got the windows 7 black screen of death upon boot and have tried everything I can to get past it to no avail. I was able to do a system scan and on my hard drive scan I was stuck between 31-32% for about 20 minutes leading me to think I have some sort of virus that crashed the system...
  35. ourofma

    Building a gaming PC

    I just realised I haven't logged in for 5+ years, I was building my first budget PC then. (I still have it and it's time to upgrade) I'm not sure If I should wait for Ryzen but I've waited long enough! Purpose of build: Gaming(1440p, 4K), hopefully streaming and editing. (budget is >2000euros...
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    Change apu for i5

    Hi, i have a amd a10-7850k cpu and i want to change it to a i5-6500, i'll notice the change? Will improve the performance if i put a good graphic card? with amd i'm using the integrade graphics. thanks
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    What to expect from GPU's

    Hi everyone, I've come here after playing far cry 4 and looking at a review/benchmark of DA:I. I have a gtx980, with an i7 4790k, and quite frankly I am somewhat disappointed in performance. While playing far cry 4 on ultra, if I use 4xMSAA I hover around 50-60fps and the same is said for DA:I...
  38. A

    cooling my cpu

    im going to get a fx-9590 and i was wondering if the Hyper 103 will keep it cool enough?
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    Will This PC Work With The Oculus Rift?

    Hi guys. I'm planning on buying a PC with these specs: https://i.gyazo.com/cdc83182d4bbfcd8c1b12f51e1be9410.png https://i.gyazo.com/3f8cb0d43ca11b673cc6f89b0f2ed6fe.png https://i.gyazo.com/7ec87c88e8098e0bc90d933a1747b829.png This is all from ibuypower.com and I am purchasing an Intel B85...
  40. A

    Manually Setting Vcore

    Hello everyone, I am asking this here because I've not been able to get help anywhere else. I've overclocked my 2500k to 4.5 GHz and my Z68X-UD3H-B3 has set the voltage to 1.38 via the SVID function. If I understand this mobo properly, if I manually input a new Vcore then SVID's scaling...