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    No display while connecting gpu to monitor.

    I have got a gpu from my friend its ati x1600pro when i installed it in my motherboard msi g31tm-p21 and connected my monitor to the gpu via dvi-i to vga adapter it shows no signal. I have intel E5400 processor and i has no integrated graphics and my mobo has intel gma3100 gpu. I tried to...
  2. S

    Getting less fps with a 1060 6gb than with a 760 2gb

    Hi, recently got myself a 1060. I mainly play Overwatch and GTA 5. The issue is with Overwatch. I used to play on low settings and I've been getting 150 fps on average, it would never dip under 120 no matter the scale of fight. Now that I've got the 1060, I tried to play on the epic setting...
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    Games suddenly loading much slower

    Hi gang, I've noticed recently that games on my computer are taking a much longer time to load up than they used to, both the splash screens, main menu and loading into a game itself. There have been no changes that come to mind on what could have caused this. The computer is normally set to...
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    Moving a cloned hd

    I cloned my hd for a buddy who did something to his computer which made it impossible to install a fresh copy of windows for some reason. I tried windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7 and even VISTA. Nothing would work so i cloned mine and i keep getting errors due to drivers and i have no clue what to do...
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    Computer shuts on and off as soon as I turn it on

    I don't know what happened to my computer because it was working perfectly fine until I Tried to put an hdd led and pwer sw from my computer case into my rgb header 1 port on my motherboard. I saw that it didnt do anything so I plugged them back into the original ports and now my computer will...
  6. alrobichaud

    Have any of you paid for out of warranty GPU repairs?

    I bought a second R9 290 for $45(non functioning, of course) with intention of taking the nice ASUS DirectCU II cooler and using it on a reference model that is for sale locally for $250. I have been searching ebay for about two months and that price is about where it should be based on what is...
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    4x Xeon E7-4870 vs 2x E5-2690 vs i7-4700K

    I'm curious if there are any benchmarks out there or stats that could be pulled to compare these processors. It's a bit difficult considering that the Xeon E7s are very enterprise focused and not readily available, but I'd love to see some real metric based comparison. I have three potential...
  8. Minime313

    How much Ram for multitasking with dual monitors

    I recently ordered a second acer k242hql and i was wondering if i would be able to have games and firefox up with only 8gb ram. Specs R5 1600 RX 480 8gb Ram
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    undervoltage the cpu

    ((mobo is an asus z97 pro gamer)). Hi all out there i have this i7 4790k i have oc it to 4.4 but the only way i could do that with the ram clock to 2400mhz was to under-voltage my cpu so i wanna hear if this is dangerous i did all my sync all my core to 44 and min cache ratio and max cache...
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    graphic card for i3 7350k

    would this graphic run fine with my i3 7350k,Seasonic ssr-650rm Gold,8 gb Vulcan ddr4 2800,MSI Z270-A Pro,AeroCool Mechatron case, https://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Support-Graphics-03G-P4-6160-KR/dp/B01KUADE3O/ref=sr_1_3?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1502835287&sr=1-3&keywords=gtx+1060 I'm starting from...
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    Gaming headset help under $50

    i'll use our country's price and convert it to usd. I'm currently looking for a headset and what i have in my mind is the HyperX Cloud stinger which costs around $52 USD, the HyperX Cloud Core around $49 USD, Asus Cerberus headset $43 USD, Plantronic RIG 500 $46 USD. What is the best among these...
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    Quad channel mode or not?

    is it possible to run quad channel ram without using the suggested dimms? Ill offer some context of what im experienceing I spent 2days trying to get a msi x99 gaming pro carbon based system to accept my fourth stick of ram, using compatability profiles for hynix ics all the way down the board...
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    CPU or GPU upgrade

    Hello everyone! I'm torn between upgrading the platform(CPU+MOBO+RAM) or just my GPU. Here's the current specs of my computer: CPU: i5-2500K @ 4.5GHZ Mobo: Asrock Z68 extreme 3 gen 3 Ram: Kingston Hyper X dual 8GBx2 1866 GPU: Asus Strix GTX 980 4GB PSU: Seasonic G-550w gold Monitor: 1080P...
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    Connection a Flat Digital Antenna to an older Stereo receiver

    I have an old (20 years) technics receiver. Works beautifully still. It's new enough to have surround sound plug ins and digital, LED readouts but doesn't have all the new digital inputs, etc. On the back where the FM receiver is to be attached, it has a screw nut of sorts where the wires...
  15. GtheGecko

    GTX 780ti Black screen when doing specific things

    Hey, I know the title is weird, but hear me out. I have a asus GTX 780ti with some random case fans (temp doesn't go over 75). When I run furmark for 20 mins, it stresses my GPU, but nothing bad happens. When I run Userbenchmark, and get to the GPU benchmark, the screen goes black and graphics...
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    Ryzen 5 1600/Memory Speed

    Hey everyone, I'm new to PC Gaming so please bare with me... My problem is this, I have pretty much purchased all my parts now, I have gone for a Ryzen 1600 and MSI RX 580 X, Im yet to purchase my ram which I had my eyes set on Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200 MHz as I know my motherboard supports it...
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    New laptop underperforming

    So i just bought a new laptop which is an Asus FX553 with specs of I7 7700 Nvidia Gtx1050ti 4gb 4gb ddr4 Im having problems with games. Overwatch at max settings having 35-45 fps only and changingthe settings to low wont help(also the characters dont load at the start of the game) GTA5 has the...
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    Need Help With Gaming Computer Hardware.

    Im currently building a budget gaming PC and im wondering if all of the parts that i have chosen will work together without having to do any extra bio updates etc. I have a GIGABYTE GA-B250M-DS3H LGA1151 Intel Micro ATX DDR4 Motherboard with Intel Pentium G4600 3.6 LGA 1151 GHz Dual-Core Desktop...
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    audio from tv to stereo, NO SOUND.

    I have a toshiba regza tv and an old kenwood stack. The tv has rca output on the side & the stereo has rca input on the rear. I hook the two up with an rca cable, switch the stereo to aux but there is no sound. I am just running freview on the tv (no set top box). The only prob I can see is...
  20. cangelini

    Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 2GB Review

    Nvidia's tiny GeForce GT 1030 is cheaper, smaller, and cooler-running than AMD's Radeon RX 550. But can it compete in our benchmark suite? Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 2GB Review : Read more
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    What could cause low GPU usage

    Recently I got a new Graphics card, "Gigabyte GTX 960 4GB OC" But most of the times it only runs at around 60% What could cause this? MY CPU: intel core i3-2100 and 4Gb RAM
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    Pc shutting down cause of overheating

    Hello, i'm here today cause i have a little problem. Since yesterday, my pc just turns off no matter what i am doing, may this be gaming or downloading a steam game. At first glance, i'd say it's caused by overheating : When i ran a monitoring program, it said my CPU was around 87°C (which...
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    Should I build a pc ??

    So I have an Xbox one right now and bought a 4k tv ready for project Scorpio but most my friend are in PS4 and the two people who have Xbox one don't play much. But a couple of friend are build pc so I don't know what to do. Should I build a cheap pc and buy project Scorpio (which would use all...
  24. J

    Ping spikes a lot when someone is using youtube

    So basicly, I am playing Overwatch again after months of break, my sister came from college and she is using youtube a lot, so basicly whenever she is using youtube and I play overwatch, when she enters in the video my ping spikes up to 3000ms which is ofc unplayable, my internet connection is...
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    Choosing a motherboard for Ryzen

    Hi, I'm planning an upgrade with Ryzen 1600x and am currently looking for a really solid motherboard as I'm going to OC the CPU and I know what pain it is when the mobo is weak. I'm hesitating between these 4: ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming - AMD X370 ASUS CROSSHAIR VI HERO - AMD...
  26. Abhigyan_13

    Low FPS on gaming

    I used to have windows 7 64 bit...I had installed witcher 3...and it worked fine...after upgrading to windows 10 pro 64 bit ver1703...I reinstalled the game but it started lagging and it still did not change after changing the resolution and graphics to ultra low settings though I used high...
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    Cooler master Hyper T4 PWM or Dc mode?

    I have a Hyper T4 cooler that is extremely loud and currently I have it set to DC mode and it is very loud. Anyone have a fix for this and should I switch it to PWM?
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    My Laptop is HP 245 G5 notebook .Does my laptop run GTA 5 ??

    RAM 4GB Graphics -AMD Radeon R4 Graphics (2 GB) Display-1366 768 Processor - AMD A6-7310APU ( 2.0 Ghz) Laptop name - Hp 245 G5 notebook Does my laptop support GTA 5 ??
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    windows update good or bad for gaming

    is updating windows 10 good or bad for gaming? should i enable it or disable it?
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    CPU usage when playing rs nxt is 30 to 40 %

    So basically every were I go my game stays around 30 to 40% I did a lot of looking around nothing seems to fix it I have a i5 7600k gtx 1070 strix oc 8Gb 16GB ripjaw v ddr4 232Gb SSD and a WD 1tb black HHD so guess what I'm asking is it the game or my system. when I play wow it stay Down to 10%...
  31. NightHawkS1

    Gtx 1080 Running 2 1440p and 1 1080p Monitor (60hz)

    I'm looking into replacing two of my 1080p monitors with 1440p monitors, and I was wondering what the performance hit would be like. I am well aware the going from 1080p to 1440p will require some settings to be turned down, however I was wondering if a GTX 1080 can handle 2 1440p and 1 1080p...
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    Can I put on thermal paste now?

    In the process of getting some old thermal paste of a stock intel cooler and I was wondering if I could just put the new paste on now or wait until it's 100% clean http:// Here's a picture
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    Windows 10 Problems

    Hi, so as the title says i ve been having alot trouble with win10 since my upgrade a few weeks ago. So the issues are following: - Cant create new folders - Cant set new default programs - Windows Explorer keeps restarting and not responding. i already check the both HDD and SSD and there are...