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    Question [Crashes\Loop] looping audio frozen screen crash on games [win 10, i7 6700 gtx 1060]

    Specs: ASUS Z170-E - Up to date BIOS version 3801 Intel i7 6700 3.4Ghz 8-core - Coolermaster Hyper EVO 212 air cooler MSI Geforce GTX 1060 6gb - Up to date driver ver. 445.75 16GB RAM 2133MHz (2 8gb DIMMS in slot A2 & B2 on mobo) Samsung 850 EVO in m.2 250GB capacity WD Caviar Black 2TB 7200RPM...
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    [SOLVED] Cannot Find Out Correct Partition Storage Size

    Hello, I noticed a discrepancy recently regarding a partition of mine that I installed Ubuntu Studio on. According to Gparted, it shows that the partition that it's installed on reads 652.71 GB total compared to what it shows on the desktop. On the desktop for that same partition, it reads...
  3. Question Can a 4-pin (Molex) connector power a hard disk drive safely?

    I built a computer for my father with an AMD Ryzen 3 2200G and 8 GB of RAM recently; I'll call this computer the "Ryzen 3 PC". My father's old computer that has about 1 GB of RAM and an Intel Pentium D 805 recently stopped showing anything on screen; I will call this the "Pentium PC" for...
  4. [SOLVED] Can a 4-pin (Molex) connector power a hard disk drive safely?

    I built a computer for my father with an AMD Ryzen 3 2200G and 8 GB of RAM recently; I'll call this computer the "Ryzen 3 PC". My father's old computer that has about 1 GB of RAM and an Intel Pentium D 805 recently stopped showing anything on screen; I will call this the "Pentium PC" for...
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    [SOLVED] How can i optimize WD Purple for use in a computer?

    I happen to have one 1tb WD Purple and the need for storage space for a new computer I'm building for general use and occasional gaming. I know for a fact that surveillance hdds are not recommended for use in a computer. I found out that the hdds made for storing surveillance footage are prone...
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    Question Recommendations for motherboards that can support both SSD & HDD.

    This is my first time looking into building a computer for myself and I need help with my ambition. I plan for my dream computer to use both a 500Gb M.2 PCIe SSD and 1Tb SATA HDD and I want to know which motherboard could support both. Also, the motherboard has to be able to support Intel 8th...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade to Dell Optiplex 3020 From 3010?

    Hello Last week i found a Dell Optiplex 3020 MT PC on the side of the road and i knocked on the door just to justify whether the woman was throwing it away, turns out she was but didn't say why. I own the model from 2 years before (Optiplex 3010) with a Core I5 3470, 8GB Ram and 2 hard drives...
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    Ram and Motherboard

    Will this ram work for this motherboard? I am trying to buy it while it is cheap. It is 3000 so i dont know if it is compatible. plz help https://pcpartpicker.com/user/CosmoRocket6987/saved/QfPXHx
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    I need suggestion.

    I want to buy the apple macbook pro 13 inch retina for frist time. Will it be right for me?
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    A noctua question

    Simple question, will the Noctua NH-U14S fit in a Zalman Z1 case? If not, what similar cases are there under the £40 mark with good GPU clearance would fit the NH-U14S?
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    Can't connect 3rd montior to my GPU

    So I have a ASUS R9 280X that has 2 DVI ports, 1 HDMI port, and 1 Display port. Running windows 7. link to GPU I got 3 ASUS monitors that have hdmi ports. link to monitor To connect the three monitors to the GPU I am using: Monitor's HDMI to GPU's HDMI Monitor's HDMI to GPU's Display Port -...
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    Wireless Access Point with Ethernet Switch

    I have a modem/router upstairs although get very weak / no signal in some places downstairs. I currently have a long ethernet run from the router upstairs to a PC downstairs. I'm looking for a wireless access point that will take the internet from the ethernet downstairs to share wirelessly...