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    Question werfault issue

    Hello, I have an issue with an msi laptop friend asked me to look at because he doesn't know much about computers. Well I am uncertain what the problem is and am not finding much help on wonderful google. Well i boot his laptop it takes a while to boot then error prompt shows The instructions at...
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    Question HELP! PC keeps crashing while gaming

    Hello to everyone. This crashing thing is driving me crazy if someone have some ideas it would be great! My pc was crashing when playing some games for some minutes so then i thought that its a PSU problem because the pc was liquid-cooled so high temps werent an option and i bought a new psu...
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    Question Why am I receiving massive FPS drops in games?

    Recently, I got an AMD RX 570 and while the performance and graphics are better, I’m experiencing more FPS drops than I expected. I’ve tried changing many settings in games and with windows 10 but it doesn’t help. Could it be hardware? Here are my specs AMD FX 8350 eight core processor (with a...
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    Question Serious BSOD issue! (Attached Minidump Logs)

    Hi, I really would appreciate some help. I have a two year old custom gaming pc from Cyberpower that I use for heavy motion graphics Here are the specs- 4.2 GHz Intel Core i7-7700K Quad-Core 32GB DDR4 RAM 240GB SSD + 3TB HDD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (11GB GDDR5X) In the past 3 months I’ve...
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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 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 Constant BSOD on well functioning PC without any previous issues.

    So... the last couple of days a got occasional BSOD during the day. Maybe two per day. At first, I ignored it, but the next day it happened also. I figured that it could be the latest windows update. I tried recovering an old image but it failed. I was able to boot into windows and uninstall...
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    Question FPS Drops on a new laptop with seemingly no reason

    Hello, No matter how cold the temperature is and no matter how is the condition in-game the fps always drops on all games i've played. My CPU clock speed will always clocks down from 3907 mhz to 800-900mhz its happening in random intervals too. It happening within 1 minutes of gameplay and from...
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    Question My Custom PC keeps freezing

    Specs: Ryzen 5 1600 Nvidia geforce gtx 1070 ti Seasonic 660 w power supply G skills 16gb ddr4 ram So I built this computer last year. Now suddenly I had problems with it being stuck at boot and giving me dr debug codes. So I reset cmos, and now its freezing on desktops after a few minutes. I'm...
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    Question Dell xps 13 components

    Hello. Because of budget limitation I am buying a Dell xps series 13 9360 R3905S laptop from a second hand app in China. But according to seller the laptop was bought on November 2018 and hasn't been unsealed yet . I checked the service tag on official website and everything was fine . I am...
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    Question PC is underperforming... no idea why, desperate need for assistance. HELP!

    So for the past month or more, my newly scrapped together pc has been an interesting challenge. I made a horrible mistake by cheeping out and buying an old motherboard and cpu from an ancient already used computer. After months and months of fixing problems and finding new ones, im done with...
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    Question Playing high spec game, monitor no signals but pc is still running.

    When i play a high spec game like PUBG, my computer crashes, monitor no signals and i still hear it running ingame and my pc running. This is NOT a PSU error, it has something to do with temperature because whenever i play as soon as i play when PC is cold, it's fine, when it heats up, it...
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    Question Trying to update/fix/use things gives bsod.

    Everytime I try to update Windows 10 from version 1511 to a newer version, I get BSOD. Using Unreal Engine 4, sometimes I also get BSOD. Running chkdsk /offlinescanandfix causes BSOD. Is my hardware the problem? If so, what is the most likely cause? Thanks for the help guys.
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    ringing noise is emitting from my pc

    hi . lately my pc is making a ringing noise like a high pitched hissing could dust buildup cause this? its bad cuz ive got tinnitus. my pc specs: asrock 870 extreme3 mb nvidia 1050ti gpu wdgreen ssd with w10 on it 16gb ddr3 ram 500watt thermaltake psu phenom ii x4 cpu soundblaster audigy fx...
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    Question My PC shuts "off" after boot up!

    My PC shuts off I mean it suddenly goes to "off" state it doesnt even show the shutting down screen. It turns off like power is cut even though there is no prblm with power. Idk if it is a software or hardware problem.It crashes after 2min in the first startup and then the time goes on...
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    Question BSOD PSHED

    Hello tomshardware, Over the last few weeks I've been getting occasional BSOD crashes whilst using my PC. This has happened during games and simply using the web browser. Since I don't know how to troubleshoot these things myself I'm looking for some advice on the steps I should take. I have...
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    Question PC lags constantly in games, and even when just browsing Chrome or my Desktop

    I know this might be a hardware issue, but it started happening out of nowhere. The first time it happened, I fixed it by factory resetting my PC, but I must have done something because now it's back again and this time worse. Before it only happened in games but now it happens in chrome, games...
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    Question Best Router for online gaming

    Hi all, We are running with 100 PC's of gaming cafe. At present scenario, we are using Fortigate 100D router for 100 gaming PC's. We have two ISP connections 500 + 350 Mbs. Our clients are playing most of games are World of Warcraft (Wow), Counter Strike global offensive (CS:GO), League of...
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    Question G.Skill Trident Z RGB - RGB Not Working

    So i've had my current setup for over a year and my RAM has been working fine, I don't usually look at it but I noticed that my Trident Z RGB lights have not been working for the past couple months when I turn on my PC. I can manually turn them on by launching the Trident Z RGB software and...
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    Question Computer does not come up from sleep or boot unless unplugged

    My computer does not start up from sleep or comes up when booting If I put my computer to sleep, my computer has a chance to either start back up properly or the RGB on my ram would turn on as well as the RGB on keyboard and mouse, however the fans in the computer will not start. However, once...
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    Question Sudden FPS Drop After Power Cut

    Hi, My FPS in games has dropped from around 250 to 40 fps after a power cut. My power supply has OVP so i dont think it is a power surge issue but everything seems fine except the 40 FPS. My Computer - MSI 1080ti Intel I7 8700K ASUS Z370 Prime G Skill 16Gb DDR4 3200Mhz 1tb Samsung SSD 4tb...
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    Upgrading my hardware

    So I'm trying to stream/record video games and my computer is having trouble keeping up I run a game my recording software and twitch and I experience minor lag in game and even more lag on the stream just wondering if I should upgrade my hardware or my internet is the issue. -ASUS GeForce...
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    Question Fps problems? Freeze frame?

    Every time when I play a game my fps suddenly drops to like 10 fps for some seconds and after that they start to rise again, I've tried a lot of things to fix this (lag spikes?). It's on most games except for really old or easy to run games. My specs are: GPU: msi GEFORCE RTX 2070 8GB CPU: AMD...
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    Question Acer Nitro 5 Won’t Turn On.

    My nitro turned off randomly in the middle of the night and now when I got to turn it on all it does is make the keyboard flash repeatedly without anything else turning on. No fans, no screen, nothing. If I let it sit for awhile it eventually powers on, any known fix? This problem doesn’t happen...
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    Question Network Adapter Problem

    I have here an Asus Vivobook K570U model which I purchased about 3 months ago. This is actually the second laptop of the same model that I purchased; I refunded the first because the network adapter was faulty and didn't work upon purchase. I was beginning to think that this second one was gonna...
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    Question no audio and high pitch sound in headphones after installing gtx 1050 ti

    Before anything here's a list of my parts, Ryzen 5 2400g MSI B450 A-PRO 16gb ddr4 Gskill 3000mhz cx 550m psu evga gtx 1050 ti I just recently bought the 1050ti, all my audio was fine when i was using the onboard graphics with the APU, but when i disabled the onboard graphics and installed the...
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    [SOLVED] Games randomly freeze for 10 seconds, hardware usage dips drastically

    So, over the past couple of months I have had an issue with my PC. Games randomly freeze and hardware usage drops. Both CPU and GPU load drops, RAM load stays the same. The game freeze time can vary from 5-20 seconds, and it returns to running perfectly after the freeze until the next freeeze...
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    Question Micro-Stuttering both in-game and on desktop.

    I've been getting really weird micro-stutters, or micro freezes whenever I play a game, or just try to browse the internet. It's not an FPS issue, as I've seen my FPS, although whenever the stutter or freeze happens, it tends to drop 2-3 FPS. Normally, when this happens I'd restart my computer...
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    Question Change my HWID

    I'm looking to change my Hardware ID, does anyone know how to do this?
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    [SOLVED] Display won't wake up when monitor goes to sleep

    Update: It's about the monitor. I unplugged the D-Sub cable from the monitor, plugged it back and then screen appeared. It didn't acted like this before BIOS update. What should I do? Thanks in advance.
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    Question PC having a weird behaviour. Games fps are lower than expected in all games and dropping

    Hi. I don't know what's happening with my pc but everytime I play a game its FPS are lower than my rig can handle (FX6300; 16 GB DDR3; GTX960 2GB) like, I load a game for example r6 siege and the first round is about 60 fps on low then the next round the frames drop drastically to 20 fps, I...
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    Question blurry image on 1920 x 1080

    Hi all, I have paired a GTX 960 2gb with a samsung T22E310EX 1080p moniter via HDMI. but the image isnt crisp. logo's and text and everything are not crisp. need help to remedy this cheers. the HDMI is connected to the STD port on the moniter, not the DVI. samsung website says to change the...
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    Question RAM issue?

    I jumped on the Anthem hype train and I was denied. Sad I know! As soon as the game would start a cinematic, I would get destroyed by the BSOD!! I downloaded Whocrashed and It seemed like I was having a driver or memory issue (“IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL”). I ran a mem test and downloaded...
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    Changing Screen resolution

    Does reducing monitor display resolution from recommended resolution to something lower helps in improving gaming performance? My screen resolution is 1366*768. If I reduce it to 720p will it improve performance even slightly?
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    What to do if Acer Aspire R 14 won’t open to the page where i put the password? It only show the time and date and thats it.

    What to do if Acer Aspire R 14 won’t open to the page where i put the password? It only show the time and date and thats it. Please help meeee its been 3 months and i cant still open it
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    Why is my gpu not recongnized when I open my pc?

    Hello everyone. I bought my 1070 two and a half years ago and everything was running fine but last summer I purchased a logitech g502 and after about 2 hours of using it my pc crashed and when I opened it my gpu did not have drivers and it wasn't recognized by the system. Also nvidia geforce...
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    Half of my SSD storage has vanished

    I have an MSI laptop that had a 1TB SSD. Now half of my space has just seemingly disappeared somehow after I restarted my laptop while trying to fix a game. When I opened up my disk manager one of my hard drives / disks (whatever they are called) was gone leaving only one of them left. Heres a...
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    [SOLVED] Should i upgrade my cpu or upgrade motherboard etc.

    I5 4460 Asus Gtx 1070 8gb 16gb Ram DDR3 Z97 PC Mate 600w PSU So my computer is mostly used for gaming and as you can probably tell by looking at my setup my cpu is throttling me in most of the games i play. I play on a 1080p 144hz monitor so i would like to be hitting 144hz. My cpu maxes out at...
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    PC suddenly start to go to sleep after VERY VERY short time.

    As the title says, my pc will suddenly go to sleep after like 2 minutes of me not using it. maybe even 1 minute ... thing is...it only started happening today...and no it's not my settings cuz i have it set to go to sleep after 20 minutes and its also not any of the power plan settings. i...
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    [SOLVED] Why are my apps stalling or not playing

    Why are my apps and games in a stalling mode and aren't working