Forum discussion tagged with laptop.
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    acer laptop for university/etc? (5-6 years)

    Hi! I need to buy a laptop for university and daily use , there might be some demanding apps (3d design , circuit design , etc) but most configurations are ok . my problem is with build quality , I dont know if the laptops Im considering can last 5-6 years (no gaming) , since Ive heard people...
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    Question Unknown key stuck in Lenovo G575. Can't get past POST

    Hey everybody, I have a fairly old laptop that produces the most deafening of beeps after the "lenovo" screen (which if I understand correctly, is the POST screen). This didn't happen until some days ago; I took it to a technician, who told me that there was an issue with the keyboard. After...
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    Question 144hz laptop but capped at 60hz

    so recently i got the Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ149T and when i got it setup everything was working perfectly except from when i tried setting the hertz up to 144hz i cant change anything about it in the geforce expierience control panel nor can i change it in display settings or Intel Graphics control...
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    Question Getting 60 fps in game but no actually on screen!

    Hello. The problem I have is that I'm getting 60 fps in game but it's not as smooth as it should. Because when I play it feels like I have 30 fps but the game keeps telling me I have 60! Btw I have stutters a lot when I play. I use Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro - Black Edition gaming laptop. Windows...
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    Question Which Elgato to buy?

    Should I get the Elgato HD, HD60, or HD60s to record my Xbox One, given the specs of my laptop and pc? Hi guys I would appreciate your input on this. I am looking to start making Machinimas on my Xbox One and would like to get a capture card. My only problem is that my laptop isn't that great...
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    Question Laptop wont boot up

    Hello, my laptop won't boot up no matter what I try, after I press the power button nothing happens except dvd drive spinning up, even the fan doesn't turn on. Also after I press the power button and plug in the charger there is a short beep, the same when I unplug it. I already tried Taking out...
  7. JustKevin

    Question How to Sell A Laptop With A Broken BIOS?

    I have a HP Notebook - 14-am125tx. One day I was updating the BIOS after the Laptop was fixed, the chip got reballed. Because I accidentally use a wrong type of alcohol to change the thermal paste. Anyway, back to the BIOS. After I updated the Laptop BIOS through the HP Assistant. Suddenly the...
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    Question different brands same specs ram modules?

    Hi guys i have a one question, I have Lenovo y520-15ikbn with i5 7300hq, 1050ti 4gb aaand one stick of 8gb memory: model sk Hynix hma81gs6cjr8n-vk, ok now I want to update one more 8gb ram stick buuut i cant find same brand but I found this one mta8atf1g64hz-2g6e1, like, I compere in every...
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    Question How to look for compatible laptop ram?

    I am planning to buy an acer nitro 5 2019(Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54 53RN) but it only comes with 4gb or ram and I want to upgrade it to 16gb(2x8gb). What should I look for to determine if the ram is compatible with the laptop?
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    Question i3 8100 laptop not working

    so my cousin got a laptop with a i3 8100 and 4gb of card..and every game he plays is very choppy,cant run games like minecraft on low or cs go runs like 30 fps with constant drops..the frame rate is not consistent,any fixes?
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    Question 100% Disk Usage/ Screen goes crazy and clicks all over

    I have an HP Envy M6 laptop I have been having a few problems with. I noticed in the task manager the disk always jumps to 100% and the computer locks up on me. I factory reset my laptop and added more ram thinking that would help it. I added 16 GB ram from Crucial. Webpages and programs load...
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    Question Laptop won't start, black screen no bios access

    I have tried hard resetting the computer, i have tried connecting external display and still nothing. It powers up and the fans run. The lights come on, though the keyboard backlights turn off soon after. I went as far as taking it apart and checking the hardware for any damage and haven't found...
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    Question Lenovo Thinkpad vs Asus Zenbook

    Hi guys, I wanted to buy a new laptop and I have thoroughly searched the internet to find the perfect one for me. In the end, here are my picks: Lenovo Thinkpad T480s 14inch; MX150 2GB; i5-8350U; Touchscreen; 8GB RAM; and 126GB SSD (1.37kg). ASUS Zenbook Flip 14 Convertible Laptop 14inch; MX150...
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    Aspire 5 (A515-54-51DJ) Question

    I was looking for a laptop for university that was cheap between the 400-500 dollar range. I bought the Aspire 5 on Prime Day sale for like $450 after tax. With an 8th Gen i5, a 256 GB SSD and 8GB DDR4 I thought the value was solid for being a sleek classic laptop. The screen is a bit big for my...
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    Question GPU connected to Laptop

    Wanted to ask if this might work. This will get complicated, so try to follow. Links are provided so you can see what products i will use to make this happen. Thx :) I want to attach a desktop gpu to use on a laptop, so like a DIY portable gpu. First, i use a USB-mini PCI-E adapter Link...
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    Question Better fps when connected to TV

    Hello! I recently got a new laptop, an HP Pavilion 15-bc414nq. I normally get around 130-150 FPS in Minecraft Java Edition with my specific settings. However, when I connect my laptop to my TV via HDMI 2.0 my FPS boosts to around 350-400 FPS. Both displays have the same resolution (1920x1080)...
  17. Mk782001

    [SOLVED] Does ASUS TUF FX505DY-BQ002T has m.2 SSD Expandability??

    Hey guys, I wanted to ask if this ASUS TUF FX505DY-BQ002T has m.2 SSD Slot that I can upgrade the Storage with a m.2 SSD. It's really cheap right now I am thinking of buying it.
  18. ragexxxbeast

    Question low fps high end laptop

    Hello, hopefully some of you could help me out, my laptop has a gtx 1050, I7 proccesor and 16gb ram my drivers are up to date and in the nvidea control pannel my gpu is seleted as dedecated gpu and not integradted gpu my laptop stand on a flat surface zhenever i start a game its at 60-70 fps...
  19. varunpro

    Need help Buying a laptop on amazon prime sale, today 0_o

    I am based in India, hence have way limited options to choose from vs USA/Canada . Please recommend which of these will perform better for a student getting started & future enthusiast in the making :p Asus Tuf fx505 Vs Asus Tuf fx504? With Intel i5 8300h, 1050ti? Or AMD Ryzen 5 3550h, 1650?
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    [SOLVED] HP Envy X360's Memory Combined with Old Memory

    Hey guys, I was wondering if I can combine the HP Envy X360's laptop ram (8 GB 2400MHz) with another stick of ram that I have lying around that's 8 GB 1600Mhz. Thanks