Forum discussion tagged with Macintosh.
  1. 3xtraAn3j0

    Question Mac Mini had a distorted display ?

    An object of greater weight fell on top of my Mac Mini 2018. At that moment, the screen stuck at a distorted state, and the sound that was currently being played by a video on Youtube kept repeating (a tiny fragment of the sound). I was waiting, speculating whether a kernel panic would occur but...
  2. Gueri_x

    Question Locked macintosh HDD after failed installation of update ?

    Hi all, I have a macbook air (2018). Yesterday I began the installation of the lastest update. The installation of the update failed every time I have tried, and I can no longer access to my hard drive (docs, etc). I have tried to reboot the system but: - I have no access to the macintosh hd...
  3. silicontrip

    [SOLVED] Samsung QVO Mac Pro 5.1 incompatibility

    I'm having a strange issue with some Samsung QVO 1TB drives and some Mac Pros where the drive disappears off the sata bus when the machine is restarted and only appears when the machine is powered off and on (again) . I've tried about 5 different Samsung drives in 4 different Mac Pros and they...
  4. R

    [SOLVED] PC connectivity problems in Mac household...

    PLEASE HELP!! I’m not tech-savvy so apologies if I’m using terminology incorrectly. We are a family of Mac users, but we bought a PC (CyberPowerPC - Gamer Ultra Desktop - AMD FX-Series - 8GB Memory - 1TB Hard Drive) in April 2018 for one kid. Our ISP is Xfinity (400 Mbps download), we...
  5. D

    Question Why does my Galaxy S9 show that I'm on a 5Ge network?

    Someone on the internet said that my phone doesn't have the right antenna for 5G. But at the top it says 5G. I have AT&T.
  6. S

    Question Recieved different GPU version from ebay.

    I ordered the MSI RTX 2060 Ventus OC from a notable seller on ebay and was surprised when it arrived to see that it is the XS version. The same listing has also been revised to say "XS" in the title but I am 100% certain it didn't when I purchased it as can be confirmed with the email...
  7. A

    Question Should the need for a firmware update cause a tablet to stop working?

    Hi, At work we have a couple of tablets which we rely on for a certain system. Both run Windows 10. Recently they both started to refuse to connect to the internet which is essential for their function, having worked fine up until then. When I contacted the company who sold us the system, I was...
  8. D

    Question Why is my new ASUS PG279Q causing the electricity in my house to trip?

    Hello there, I have just recently bought a new monitor (ASUS PG279Q) and as soon as plugged it in to the mains after getting it out of the box, the whole electricity in my house tripped as the RCD switched in order to protect components. I did not even remotely have this issue with my two...
  9. ArthurM3930

    Question Tryin to figure out frame drops in all games which are not sustained but occur frequently

    Hi ! Since the past week I have been experiencing frame drops in apex legends and just cause 3. Earlier this wasn't a problem but I recently started having this frame drop issue . I also played titanfall 2 and watch dogs 2 and did not have the problem in these games. But that was before the...
  10. I

    Question G-sync drama

    Hello guys, im new here so i wanna upgrade from my old 1080p monitor to 1440p 144hz. Should i get G-sync monitor or a regular 144hz one? due to divorce of my parents and lack of money in high school i missed a lot of good titles(awful rig), and now i wanna play titles from like 2010-present. 2...
  11. H

    [SOLVED] Core i7 3770 temp >105C

    I have an older Core i7 3770 based computer that I use mainly as a file server. I haven’t checked its hardware info for a long time, but recently, when I looked at its CPU temperature, I was shocked to find it’d regularly go to >105C (>219F) even under fairly moderate loads. I assume this...
  12. dregs

    Question Looking for advice on replacing motherboard

    I inherited a system from my father a few years ago and hauled it back to Korea with me. Unfortunately, the X99-Deluxe motherboard is dead and I can't seem to find a replacement here. The system has always treated me well, and I know the other components were quite costly when my father...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] Which company to trust?

    Hello there! I have a quick question about picking a motherboard for my upcoming build. The build is planned for when the 3k Ryzen is released and so my question is if I should go with the MSI 450 Pro Carbon, for which I read is super cool, or should I go with any other brand? Which brands are...
  14. hoangvietha

    Question RX 470 trouble

    Recenly, I've bought a RX 470, everything is fine while I'm not play game, but when I open a game, the game crash, sometimes everything crash and my monitor like old TV when it lost signal: My specs: I5 3470 4GB RAM RX...
  15. Jarda

    [SOLVED] PC reboots on intensive graphics

    Title. It all started some time ago, PC would reboot while playing certain games. After trying everything I could think of, something sort of worked: Underclocking the GPU. These are the main components: Gigabyte H97m-D3H MoBo Seasonic S12II 520w PSU MSI GTX 970 4GD5T OC GPU Intel i5-4440 CPU...
  16. S

    Can I find my new laptop

    I have bought a new laptop but it had been stolen by someone.Plz guide me to find the laptop plzz
  17. W

    Pc wont boot with 4 Sticks of ram

    Hi, I just bought a 2x4gb kit of the exact same 8gb ram kit I;ve been using for the past 2 years, when I tried to install all 4 ram sticks, my pc wouldnt boot. All sticks work, along with all of the ram slots, but it just won't boot with 4 sticks, however it will boot with 3 sticks, that being...
  18. H

    how to i fix The CPU?

    my pc keeps turning off and when it does i hit it because im mad my friends say it is something wrong with the CPU, Is It True?
  19. N

    Type of Window mode(Fortnite)

    Hello, I pay on a very small resolution since I have a crappy gpu, and I can only play windowed/windowed fullscreen(656x600) on fortnite since it has to be 720p for fullscreen, and I was wondering, which will give me more FPS, windowed fullscreen, or windowed? Thank you in advance.
  20. I

    Did i win silicon lottery (6700k)

    Is my 6700k performing good if the cpu is delidded and watercooled with h110i v2 4785mhz at 1.4v 61C°
  21. M

    game not loading

    hi can someone explain why company of heroes tales of valor or company of heroes opposing fronts does not load,keeps coming up shaders.????
  22. U

    scam email or reality

    Hello! I have received an email sent from my own account to me giving me 48hrs to pay 650€. If I do not pay they will send to all my contacts a video from the internet and videos about me ( they do not know that I am the most boring person in the world :lol: . I have nothing to hide but I like...
  23. R

    Remove windows 10 from my tablet

    I have a Telcast t11 tablet with dual os windows 10/Android 5.can I remove windows 10 from it?
  24. D

    [SOLVED] Partition to partition bootable clone--need some help.

    Sorry if I'm not in the right section--couldn't see one specifically for this. I want to do a partition to partition clone that is bootable from the target disc once the cloning process is completed. I am wondering if 'Macrium Reflect 7 Free' either Home or Business edition is able to do this. I...
  25. M

    [SOLVED] BSOD while playing Pubg

    So i was playing PUBG for a long time but it never happened yesterday my pings were really high for no reason so i tried updating all of my drivers with driver booster yesterday and it updated around 20 drivers but today everytime i play pubg i get Bluescreen I deleted my Temp files as well...
  26. xxscienceboyxx

    Do you need to buy 4 pack RAM for 4-channel memory?

    I need 4-channel RAM, 32gb. So I was thinking to buy two 8x2gb packs. Would doing so still let me have 4-channel RAM? Or do I need to buy a 8x4gb pack? Thanks!
  27. J

    [SOLVED] First computer build after 8+ years: advice sought

    Introduction My main computer, on which I am typing this message, I first built at the end of 2010, and now needs replacing: it has become unreliable over the last year or two, with random blue screens not fixed by upgrading the PSU to a high-end 1.2kW unit and with no errors showing on...
  28. S

    [SOLVED] PSU Spins for split second, PC won't boot

    Hi, Scoured the forums and couldn't find an answer. I've got an old 900W PSU for my old rig and the fan died on it. PC would still turn on but I didn't leave it long as I didn't want it to overheat and take something important with it. I've bought 2 new PSUs and having the same issue with...
  29. N

    New build, PC start only after clearing CMOS, need help.

    It's 2 day old PC, with Ryzen 2200g on ASUS EX-320M Motherboard, paired with 8GB corsair RAM. I update the BIOS before installing windows 10 (tried installing win7 but did not work) Now it just does not start when power button is pressed, but on clearing CMOS, and waiting for 15-20 mins, it...
  30. T

    [SOLVED] Support this cpu AMD Athlon X4 950 the ram and mainboard MSI B450 Gaming Plus

    Hello support this ram Ballistix Sport LT BLS2C4G4D240FSB 8GB the cpu AMD Athlon X4 950 with mainboard MSI B450 Gaming Plus ???
  31. E

    CPU not coming out of motherboard grid

    My Ryzen 5 2600x is not coming out of my MSI B450 Tomahawk motherboard. Is there anything I can do to get the processor out of my mobo?
  32. X

    [SOLVED] How do i know if my new processor will fit in my old processors socket?

    I dont know if a i7-6700K will fit my i5 gen 7300K socket :/ My pc is a asus vivopc m80cj-oculus-de001t and i want to know before opening it!
  33. W

    Is a ryzen 7 1700x good for gaming?

    Im planing to put a ryzen 1700x with a 1070 ti and 16 gb of ram, is this combo good enough for 2018 and years to follow?
  34. D

    [SOLVED] AMD FX 9590 setups fail due to lack of knowledge.

    Just some quick notes and observations, no judgment. Facts are as follows: 1 The FX 9590 is a 220W TDP CPU designed originally for servers. 2 There are only a small handful of motherboards that can support this VRM eating machine. 3 a 240mm AIO is about $60-80 4 some of the listed "compatible"...
  35. J

    Too much thermal paste on cpu?

    I applied a generous amount of thermal paste on my cpu,without cleaning off the old paste on the cpu and heatsink, and I applied too much it dripped onto the sides and a little bit got on the sides of the pins. My pc wont boot so i tried removing the paste using rubbing alchohol (90%) but it...
  36. E

    Would an i7 3770 bottleneck a GTX 1070 or 1080 in late 2018-2019 for gaming?

    I will mainly do gaming and light video editing no streaming. I found a Dell Optiplex prebuilt PC which is cheaper then buying used parts since I'm on a budget. The PC has an i7 3770, 8gb of DDR3 ram, and a 240gb ssd though I might sell that and get a 1TB HDD instead for games. I was thinking of...
  37. S

    Gpu usage or utilization

    Is 0% in gpu usage or utilization bad? And what does it mean. I have a gtx 750 ti 2gb
  38. L

    32" Curved or 43" 4K for a GTX1080?

    I'm unsure if I should go with a 40" 4K or 32" curved monitor. For curved, I'm looking at an LG 34UC88; for 4k, I'm considering 43" Acer ET430K or 42.51" Dell P4317Q. However, I'm open to other suggestions too. Uses: some work, multitasking, streaming and gaming. Most of my gaming is single...
  39. D

    Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB compatibility...

    Will this RAM work on my Z170? Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3000MHz C15 on an ASUS Z170 Sabertooth S
  40. L

    Acer vs Acer laptops CPU and GPU difference

    Acer Predator Helios 300 17.3" Gaming Laptop [144Hz][i7-8750H][GTX 1060 6GB][16GB DDR4][256GB SSD + 1TB HDD] Acer Predator 17 17.3" Gaming Laptop [G-SYNC][IPS][i7-7700HQ][GTX 1070 8GB][16GB DDR4][256GB SSD + 1TB HDD] Mostly for playing heavy AAA games. What are the differences and pros & cons?