Forum discussion tagged with IoT.
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    Question Daisy Chain 2nd Wireless Router for I.o.T. Security

    WHAT I WANT TO DO: My wife has started purchasing "smart" devices and I can no longer just say no. So, I'd like to separate my Smart / Internet of Things (IoT) devices from all of the other devices on my home network by creating an entirely different network through my single home internet...
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    Warranty Of HyperX Predator DDR4 Ram

    I bought a pair of 8GB DDR4 3333mHz RAM at eBay for 100 dollars (new - other condition). Fast forward almost a year, a power outage killed them. Is it allowed for me to ask the seller to send me the original receipt (if he has it), and send it over to HyperX or Kingston to RMA my memory modules...
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    Is GPU-Z wrong or is there something wrong with my card?

    I've just noticed that GPU-Z is reporting wrong Pixel Fillrate and Texture Fillrate for my GTX 970 MSI GAMING 4G... Is this a common problem?, is it GPU-Z playing up? or could there be something wrong with my card? Thanks
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    USB headset doesnt have a good sound, but the mic still works?

    I have a Sentey Symph headset, one day the audio stopped working, and it either had no sound, or a low and static sound, moving the wires seemed to work for a month, and some tape fixed it, but that method eventually stopped working as well. I recently tested the mic, and it worked perfectly...
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    Second svchost consumimg cpu

    mcpumy pc slows dramactically about 2 min after booting up. I cheked processescand see a second svchost eating up the cpu. Any help to resolve issue would be great
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    Looking to Upgrade from Radeon HD 6670 but worried about PSU and Motherboard

    I am looking to upgrade my GPU from a Radeon HD 6670 to something that will be able to run higher-end games, but I know nothing about swapping individual components in my computer. I would like to know if there are any compatibility issues between newer Radeon and GeForce 9x graphics cards. I...
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    GPU upgrade (r9 280)

    Hi, I'm thinking about upgrading my current GPU which is r9 280 (non-x). Playing at 1080p. At the moment my choices are between gtx 970 and r9 390. Is it even worth upgrading? I can't decide wether I need this upgrade...I bought witcher 3 recently, and I guess r9 280 wouldn't give me solid 60...
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    i5 4670k and h100i overheating problem

    Hi, basically I've had the same setup for over 18 months and never had a problem with my cooler or cpu, and I have not overclocked the system. Randomly yesterday my PC crashed and upon restart I had fan error and cpu overheat. After letting it cool down, I checked out the bios for what the...
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    Can I replace my ATI radeon 4800 HD series video card with a Sapphire AMD Radeon R7 370 NITRO, 2048MB, GDDR5, 256 video card

    Well I want to upgrade my video card and the one that I mentioned is on a nice sale , I am just wandering if I can replace it without having a motherboard connectivity issue.
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    Hello experts! I need your help with a recent BSOD I'm having on my Asus N56JR notebook running on Windows 8.0 x64. The issue is that whenever I'm trying to disable the wifi Network Adapter Qualcom Atheros AR9485WB-EG I get a BSOD screen immediately. Please let me know what the issue is because...
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    New monitor and new PC, not booting

    New to building computers, I have built a pc and am trying to build it. However, my monitor is brand new as well, and it has not been installed with a driver, as the rest of my kit. The pc boots, lights turn on and fans work, but no 'beep' is emitted, and the monitor, connected by a hdmi cable...
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    Will MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4G fit in my Bitfenix Nova

    Will MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4G fit in my Bitfenix Nova? Im little bit scared will it fit, the case max is 320mm/140mm and that MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4G Card Dimensions are (mm) 277 x 140 x 35 and what i can say i can fit max 160mm CPU Cooler in it.. i have noctua nh-u12s PSU Cooler and its so so so...
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    Laptop screen flickered, turned white, and now won't display anything

    I wasn't really doing anything on my laptop, and suddenly the screen started to flicker then turned white, and now it won't display anything. I've tried hooking it up to my tv and my tv won't display anything aswell. The laptop model is a HP Pavilion G71-349WM. What can I do to troubleshoot?
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    Bottom Watercooling Exhaust?

    Could 2 graphics card radiators work on the bottom as exhaust? I dont want all the heat coming into my computer and my CPU is taking up the top as watercooling exhaust
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    iBUYPOWER Revolt 2 System: Your Opinions

    Hey there! I have recently been shopping for a good pre-built gaming system and I think I have found one I like, the iBUYPOWER Revolt 2 (product page: :D Now of course I used iBUYPOWER's tools to taylor the computer into a configuration I found...
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    GPU Gtx 980ti downclocking at 32 Celsius?

    My graphics card (Base clock 1mhz) overclocks to 1.2 Mhz when in game and underclocks to 200 mhz when idle and this can be sometimes troubling. For example, when playing less intensive games such as Garry's Mod the graphics card is barely being used and thus downclocks to about 600 mhz. This...
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    How to reduce a partion below win10 proposal?

    I want to replace the old HDD with a new, but smaller SSD. The existing HDD is 300GB divided in 2 partitions: C: is 274 GB, of which the 64 GB is in use, and D: is 26 GB, 24 GB of which is in use. I need to reduce partition C: to 120 GB in order to fit my SSD but the problem is that, win10 -...
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    Is my GPU dying or is it just a weird driver/program conflict

    I don't recall this ever happening on 8.1 or 10 (pre 1511), but in game there's sometimes a red or green thin line that flashes across the screen for a second (if you're observant like me you'll see it). Usually it's seen when I come out of a game. I think it may be related to Teamviewer 11...
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    Replacing my MoBo

    I am looking to replace my MoBo. I have a hp 8200n. The motherboard is a MCP61PM-HM (Nettle2). Id like to replace it with a decent mother board and my budget would be $80-100. A motherboard that could take the nessesary processors of running Photoshop, Sony Vegas, Fuity Loops, Fallout4...
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    Upgrade this motherboard?

    Hi I have this motherboard right here: I was wondering if it would be alright for overclocking an i5 4670k and gtx 980ti? I currently have an i5 4670k with a 970 and it works just fine. Will this motherboard be able to...