Forum discussion tagged with hardware.
  1. System32_76

    Question Can't Turn Up & Down Laptop Display Brightness - Macbook Pro

    I'm running Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon on a 2009 Macbook Pro with Nvidia Geforce 9400GM drivers. Is this a driver issue at all? The only thing the Power Manager is recognizing concerning brightness is the laptop keyboard (Macbook feature), not the actual display. According to this article about...
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    Question System gets stuck for few seconds and then back to normal

    Hi, there has been these persistent issue in my system where everything get stuck for few seconds and gets back to normal. I have tried all diagnostics on my hard drive, ram, graphic card, cpu and nothing shows any problem as all checks have been passed. this happens during gaming specially and...
  3. System32_76

    Question Can't Turn Up & Down Laptop Display Brightness

    As the title says. I'm running Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon with Nvidia Geforce 9400GM drivers. Is this a driver issue at all?
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    Question Hey guys, looking for some advice please

    Hey guys I could use some help, Im wondering what I could upgrade to get more FPS out of high demand games. Games run pretty well, just looking to make them run even better. Thanks in advance for your help, ill post my specs below. CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-core 3.59Ghz RAM:16Gb GPU: MSI Geforce...
  5. hyrix7Q

    Question Loud psu fan while under load

    Hello guys after 9 months of using my psu thermaltake smart rgb 500w this week i noticed its making loud fan noise ( like the fan is speeding up a lot ) when under load ( GPU 97% temp : 65c-73c) and also another noice shows from time to time its like the fan is touching something is it the temp...
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    Question Shut down after 5 mins of gaming

    I got a new 1650 super yesterday and started gaming on that before this I didn't use PC PC for gaming did that on my laptop. After getting into any game for 3-4 min my PC shuts down and I ran benchmark and stress test nothing happened during that time it's only while gaming. Please HELP!! MY...
  7. 39Sank

    Question What should i upgrade first?

    My specs- CPU- Intel Pentium G4560 Ram-8GB DDR4 GPU-Nvidia Geforce 1050ti HDD-1TB What should i upgrade first for better fps and performance?
  8. AverageGamer24

    Question Should I build a PC weaker or stronger than the PS5?

    So my budget is pretty much entry-level (450$~500$) and I am looking into building a new PC when the AM5 platform is released, I am planning on using the PC for about 3~7 years (considering I will upgrade the CPU/GPU every 1~2 years) and I found out how powerful the PS5 will be... So my question...
  9. K

    Question Component Replace

    Hi, i have an hp laptop bought in 2013. It's an HP 15-g006sl. My battery is dead, and i want to change it's components cause the pc is really slow. I want to change: The RAM, The GPU, The CPU, The Mother Board. Sorry for my english, but i'm italian.
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    Question GTX 1080 Hardware diagnostics

    Can anyone point me into right directions? I have GTX 1080 that crashes in benchmark and randomly display is going blank, sometimes it restarts PC. Temperatures are okay. I know it's a hardware issue not my system or PSU and there is no doubt with that. But, how to diagnose such a thing...
  11. Leylan24

    Question PC constantly reboots. Can't even run in safe mode.

    Hi, Any help would be appreciated, I've built a PC running Windows 10 Pro its been running perfectly for about 5-6months, today while watching Netflix it just switches off and constantly reboots before I can enter my password it reboots. I cannot run it in safe mode as it reboots as I'm...
  12. LiquidCooledNewbie

    Question Hardware issues. Welp :(

    I searched for this issue and I couldn’t find anything. My computer I built 3 years ago suddenly stopped working. It shut off normally last night and no modifications were done since last year when I upgraded my cpu and gpu. Today I turn my computer on and only a few things are powering up and...
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    Question Can someone help me with this frustrating problem?

    So I recently built myself a new pc: Ryzen 3700x Asus Strix b450-f gaming 3600mhz Gskill 2x8 Ram MSI Gtx 1080 (from previous build) EVGA 750 watt Bronze rated power supply(also from previous build) When I first booted up the pc it worked fine however I noticed that the CPU voltage was at 1.45v...
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    Question Upgraded my PC - BSOD when running more than 1 stick of RAM - MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL etc

    I upgraded everything in a PC I built in 2013 except a PSU from like 2016ish. The PC runs fine on 1 stick of RAM but when I try to put in my second stick it'll BSOD after a few minutes, and I've also had it shut down without warning. I've tried updating drivers, flashing BIOS, Microsoft blamed...
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    Question New Setup - Regular random Bluescreens

    Hello Community, I am a bit lost. I ordered the following parts for an office maschine and put them together: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G 4x 3.60GHz So.AM4 BOX 16GB (2x 8192MB) G.Skill Aegis DDR4-3200 DIMM CL16-18-18-38 Dual Kit ASRock AB350M-HDV AMD R4.0 B350 So.AM4 Dual Channel DDR4 mATX Retail...
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    Question My first build in years

    Hello everyone, hope everyone is doing well these days! I am finally planning a computer build (It has been years since I last built one). I am pretty far removed from researching hardware (my last GPU i bought was an Nvidia 600 series) so I am pretty out of the loop with what is awesome these...
  17. Rupert_Aqua

    Question Why am i only using half of my memory? and how can i use it all

    I have 1200MHz 2x4GB hyperx ram and when i open task manager it says i can only use 3.9GB of it because the other 4.1 is "hardware reserved" does anyone know how to allow me to use more ram? thanks alot Specs: Amd Ryzen 5 2600 6 core processor 3.40ghz Gtx 1050ti ASRock A320M-DVS R3.0 Hyperx...
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    Question Suggestion needed on building a gaming PC

    Hello Everyone, I am planning to assemble a gaming PC, which I will be using for gaming, record, edit and convert videos, perhaps streaming as well but maybe in future. Apart from these I am not intend to use this for any other purposes. I will be playing FPS, Simulation etc. games on this. I...
  19. MxiSlem

    Question Help with motherboard temperature over 100 celsius

    Hello all, help please with my motherboards high temperature. I have a corsair i160 and today I got a red blinking light on the right side for the first time indicating overheating! I moved my rig into a spacious place and still I cannot get the motherboard temperature to cool down at all...
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    Question Multiple issues with windows or hardware. How can I troubleshoot them?

    So I built a new pc. It boots and everything. But there is a series of bugs I feel are somehow caused by the same issue. Firstly after boot the windows explorer freezes for a minute and either crashes or resumes to work, but it always freezes after startup. This happens 90% of the time I start...