intel vs amd

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  1. [SOLVED] Updated builds: which is better for FPS?

    Hello! Posted a thread a couple of days ago and got some really good advice! Made some changes in the builds and here is the updated versions! Open for all advice you can throw at me since this is the first time I try to put togheter gaming pc. I want the best performance for competitive...
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    Discussion Suggest the better build for long term, considering I'm not professional gamer but love high FPS numbers!

    Ryzen 5 2600 Asus TUF B450-PRO GAMING G.Skill Aegis 8GB x2 modules DDR4 2666 Thermaltake Smart RGB 500W RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+ OR i5 9400F MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Plus G.Skill Aegis 8GB x2 modules DDR4 2666 Thermaltake Smart RGB 500W RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+
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    Question ryzen 5 2600 double power consumption than i5 4570. Why?

    i5 config is : Asrock H81M-VG4 i5 4570 2x8gb ddr3 1600 mhz intels cpu is 84w tdp, amd config is: Gigabyte GA-b450M S2H Ryzen 5 2600 2x8 Gb ddr4 3200 Mhz amd's is 65w. the mobo+cpu+memory changed only and also added 2 more 12 cm case fans. the b450 chipset supposedly eats about 5W. he...
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    Question Best Budget CPU for RX570 4GB?

    I'm building a budget gaming pc. My plan is i3 8100 because I trust intel, it serves me well. But there is Ryzen now and I am confused! Should I stick on i3 8100 for my budget gaming pc? :rolleyes:
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    Hard drive compatible

    Hey guys pls help me i have asus p5gl-mx motheboard and i will buy hard drive western digital 500gb caviar green but I do not know if they are compatible.thanks in advance
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    Can I make this PC an Hakintosh??

    I have on old optiplex 780 with a q9400 , 8gb ddr3 ram running at 512Mhz and an EVGA 750ti 2b. Can i dual boot this pc with windows 10 and mac osx??? ANd i only have a 250 gb hard drive but ill add an external one later.
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    MSI Trident Review: A True Console Killer

    The MSI Trident offers VR-ready gaming performance within a stunningly compact and quiet design. MSI Trident Review: A True Console Killer : Read more
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    Whats the difference?

    A really simple question, whats the difference between the Gaming version of a graphics card and a non gaming version? The gaming one should be a little more expensive but with this one's not the case. So i want to pickup a 1060 and i was wondering whats the difference between Asus GeForce GTX...
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    uninstall a program on a secondary HDD?

    Is there any type of software/any way that would be able to uninstall specific programs off my secondary hard drive? Just made a new build and my secondary (used to be main) hard drive is being used for the storage of programs to save SSD space. My question is, is there any way to uninstall...
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    Latest ‘Total War: Warhammer’ Video Gives A Tour Of The Old World, Shows Orc and Goblin Gameplay

    The latest video from Creative Assembly shows off some campaign gameplay from "Total War: Warhammer," and mostly focuses on the goblin and orc races. Latest ‘Total War: Warhammer’ Video Gives A Tour Of The Old World, Shows Orc and Goblin Gameplay : Read more
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    What motherboard do I have?

    I have an Acer Aspire T ATC-605-UR1X, and I was wondering what kind of motherboard it has, becasue I'm thinking of upgrading it. Anyone have an idea? Thanks in advance! Pictures would also be a good thing, if you can find any. Newegg Product Link...
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    Good XLR Microphone?

    Im currently leaning towards either the MXL 990 or the AT2020 (Both XLR) I'm looking for a microphone to record voice overs, while playing games like minecraft and rust, and for just talking on Skype. I have been watching videos on both these mics and I don't know which to get. If there are any...
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    can anyone show me the difference between 1440p vs 4k pics?

    i want to see the difference i want to know if its really mind blowing or barley tell the difference?
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    Cannot reconnect to windows 8.1 when trying to run file history

    My G drive is a 1tb hdd and is recognised by both windows and bios but when trying to run file history, windows says the drive is disconnected and needs to be reconnected. The drive has been formatted. How can I reconnect when it appears that it is connected?
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    Will Radeon HD 7850 fit on mainboard M2N68 PLUS?

    Hi, guys. So i'm upgrading my computer a bit until I buy a completely new one. So I am wondering can Radeon HD 7850 fit on my mainboard M2N68 PLUS?
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    I need some advice?

    Is there a website that I can check if my computer components will work together? These are the links to my components just incase there is not... Antec TruePower Classic 750w '80 Plus Gold' Power Supply http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-204-AN&groupid=701&catid=123 KFA2...
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    accident mistake, anything damaged?

    My brother was comparing video card noises (idk why) He had the computer on, and he accidently put the video card (that requires 8+6 pin connector) without turning the computer off. When he put it on the mother board, he hasnt connected the pin yet. The fan on the video card started spinning...
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    Having boot îssues

    My acercomputer will not boot up, all I have is a curser in the upper left corner. Can you help me with this?
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    Home stereo aux input/output trouble

    Hi, i have a Logik stereo and it has an aux in button on it. At the back it has aux in left and right portals. When i connect an aux lead to aux in to the aux right portal all i can hear is a humming sound but my music wont play. The aux lead wont fit in the aux left portal. Any reason why this...
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    Dual Same Monitor, Different colours/brightness

    I had 1 monitor for a year, then I bought the second monitor recently (Both exact models and size 27inches, etc) the Asus VG278H. The second monitor I bought had a vertical stand a bit taller of atleast 2-3 mm. Second monitor, I believe, has darker brightness, making the first monitor more...