Mobile Computing

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    Question Am4 mobo question

    I have a HP Envy 750-610. It has a basswood am4 mobo with a ryzen 5 1400. I will be upgrading it at some point in the future and plan to get a Ryzen r7 1700 and will want to OC which I can not do on this mobo. I will be using it for gaming. I'm interested to know a good cheap mobo for this.
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    Question I upgraded some of the components in the PC, it worked for two days, and then it failed.

    Let me start with the whole story: I bought my PC from CyberPower back in 2015 (Inb4 people say anything, I know that pre-built PC's are overpriced, but at the time, I wasn't really interested in the building aspect of PC's), and originally, this is how it came, pre-built: Motherboard...
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    Question Help with Graphic Card

    Ok so I finally have my build and now i need to decide wich GPU to buy, im between MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GAMING X and RTX 2060. I will be playing in 1080p 60Hz at the moment because that's the monitor i have but i do want to buy a 2K monitor someday. What do you think about my build...
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    Question Multi-boot redo

    Hi, I am doing another rebuild of my main rig and I want to do it differently this time. The last build had multiple drives and partitions and the partitions were not stable. One-by--one they failed. Maybe it was the setup or the drive itself. There was nothing conclusive on that one. This time...
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    Question Psu pins for gpu

    Hey! So I bought a 2070 from Gainward the other day and a non modular psu to go with it. I'm assembling the pc right now and see there is a 8 and 6 pin connection on the gpu. But the psu has an 8 and 8 cable. Can I use it but since the cables are kinda modular as a 8 and 6 pin even tho the...
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    Question Motherboard logo then blackscreen

    Hello, I have an ASUS N550JK-CN166h laptop.A week ago my HDD failed as it happened before and I could only get BIOS and booted the laptop from USB if needed. So, I bought a new harddisk and installed Fedora.However, I couldn't reset it(also powering it off and on didn't work) because I could...
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    Question Single channel memory

    Hello all, I just purchased my first gaming PC and realize my PC build came with only 1x 16Gb Ram. I know this is called single memory channel but would it be too late to purchase another exact ram and make it a dual memory channel ram? I have read a few threads saying how it would be too late...
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    Question How do i put games on my sd card for an amazon fire 7

    How do I download games on amazo n fire 7 AS card?
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    Question Quality wireless headseat suggestions.

    So a few months ago I was deciding on getting a set of a2+'s or an arctis 7 2019 headset. Went with the a2+'s first. I have a birthday coming up in about a month, so I'm searching for my first nice wireless headphones. Are arctis 7 2019's still the way to go, or are there other headsets you'd...
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    Question My pc shuts down randomly but only if i play or start games

    My pc shuts down randomly but only if i play or start games it sometimes happens every time i start a game sometimes it doest happen at all for months. My pc 1070ti i5 6600k 8gb ram 2tb hdd 128 gb ssd 750 w 80+bronze psu
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    Question CPU is heating up to 90-100

    Hi guys, Need some help. My CPU is heating up to 90-100 C and I cannot understand why. CPU – i5 4570 Motherboard - Msi h81m-p33 Video card -AMD Radeons red devil Rx 480 8GB Ram – 2x 4GB Cooling - Spartan 3 LT HE1012 HE1012 We at the start I thought that CPU is dead as I bought it...
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    Question Freesync/G-sync compatibale only working at native resolution?

    Hi. I have 1060 3GB. I recently bought a 1440p Freesync monitor AOC Q3279VWFD8, and after some testing, I noticed Freesync only works at 1440p. If I change to 1080p it stops working and I get screen tearing. Is this normal? Is Freesync / G-sync compatible only meant to work at native resolution?
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    Question External Sound Card in a Desktop Computer

    Hello. My Sound Card is Sound Blaster Audigy LS. a very old card from 2003 i think. and sometimes when even my headset is plugged in that sort of pressure is enough to move it a little bit and crash my pc. then after restartingthere is no audio. so i must open my computer case and adjust it...
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    Question MSI tomahawk z270 won’t boot with ssd

    So my old ASUS Mobo bit the dust and I bought a msi tomahawk z270 to get back up and running. However it will not recognize my Samsung 850 evo as a boot device. The bios will not allow me to switch from raid to ahci since my evo is ahci I thought this might help to read it and successfully boot...
  15. AMA Intel Optane AMA - Starts Tuesday at 12pm

    Tom's Hardware is proud to announce the upcoming guest in our featured Community Series -- ASK ME ANYTHING. On Tuesday, March 12th through Wednesday, March 13th the Intel Optane Team will join us in a live AMA. Have a question about Optane? Now’s your chance to speak with Intel directly. Log...
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    Question Planning a New AMD Build: Any Suggestions?

    Hello everyone, I am planning a new AMD build and just thought it would be nice to get suggestions and ideas from those more experienced than myself. Here is my current part's list: PC Partpicker says there are no compatibility issues, but I am a little...
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    Question Is it normal for my i5 8600k to be at 35c while idle?

    My CPU temp currently is 38c is that okay for being idle I have a i5 8600k
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    Question Help/advice with Drivers

    Hey guys, So I’m new to PC gaming and I’ve only just recently built my first gaming PC. I’ve finished installing windows 10 (64 bit) and I’m now ready to install the drivers. Here’s my parts list: The only problem is, I have no idea which drivers...
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    Question Is there anything worthwhile upgrading to from a 1070Ti with a $500 budget?

    Not a big fan of having to turn down settings and thinking about how to get some more FPS in games. Originally planned to SLI till I realized my motherboard (Asrock Z370 Pro4) doesn't support it but supports crossfire instead. Thought of couple of options - need some advice. Budget $600 total...
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    Question Total newbie trying to connect two monitors to one computer. (Problem)

    Hello, everybody. I have two monitors iiyama (, totally same one. My display adapter is only one - 'NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070". So I was wondering how can I connect two monitors with one adapter. Both my monitors have HDMI, VGA and DVI...