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    Question (Resolved) No signal after installing Nvidia drivers

    I installed Nvidia drivers for my 1030, the monitor shows no signal it boots it posts, but no signal, works when I uninstall, the nvidia drivers and connect the dvi cable to the card, also works when I connect the vga cable, it only shows no signal when I install the graphic drivers software...
  2. PaoloNacionales

    Question Laptop screen flickers and dims. What could be at fault?

    Hi, guys. I have an Acer Aspire ES 14. At first, the screen flickers then it dims. I can still read everything but it's too dark. Reading other post with the same problem, the fault could be either the video cable or the LED back light inverter. How can I check what's at fault? Thanks.
  3. Sowreen

    [SOLVED] X470 Gigabyte MOBO & SSD connection

    I just bought the X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING motherboard from GIGABYTE along with a new Samsung 860 EVO 250 GB SSD. The one thing that is troubling me is that on the mobo's qvl memory list the 860 EVO doesn't feature on it however on the specification tab on storage interface it says the board...
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    Question Is this surge protector power strip enough to protect my pc?

    I was wondering if this surge protector would be enough to protect my pc + monitor while I get enough money for an ups NOTE: I live in a country where power surges happen very often Thanks in advance.
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    [SOLVED] Can RAM actually bottleneck a PC?

    I want to build a new PC and i'm low on budget. Can not enough or too slow RAM bottleneck a PC? Is 8GB 3000Mhz RAM enough for a RTX 2080? If no is 12GB enough?
  6. Milo G

    [SOLVED] what voltage will my psu have to be for my system.

    my computer : AMD Ryzen 2600...
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    [SOLVED] Where do I connect?

    It is a few years since I last built a PC. Am puzzled with the PSU and Asus Crosshair VII Hero Motherboard connections to Corsair RM750i PSU. I can see where the 24pin connection goes from MB to PSU but not sure about the 8 pin / 4pin connections on the MB. Using Ryzen 2700X CPU, do I need the...
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    Question I cant write on the Cortana searchbar

    I cant write on the Cortana searchbar
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    [SOLVED] Nano S Case?

    I see some saying that the Nano S case causes a fan on a gpu to be blocked by the psu when not using a blower type of gpu (which I'm not going to be using a blower type...) However, it's rated extremely high as a case almost everywhere and some claim to not have heat issues... I am not...
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    I was willing to buy a xpg sx8200 pro 512Gb ssd for long time. Now, I saw some offering of sshd, 1Tb firecuda with Malaysia Ringgit (RM260) around $65 and 1Tb Samsung 860 QVO for $100 in amazon. I'm now having WD10SPZX-75Z10T1 Western Digital 1Tb HDD in my laptop, and I can't decide whether...
  11. Tigerwarrior1

    Question Abnormal slow boot time after PC hardware upgrade!

    Hello community! So I've recently done a Ram, Motherboard, and CPU upgrade for my rig, but I still kept the same hard drives. With my old hardware, booting would take a max of 15 seconds to get to my desktop. After the upgrade, the pc speaker always beeps like it's the first post every time I...
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    Question Can you assign 2 letter drive names in Windows 10?

    to Avoid all of the forthcoming questions why anyone would ever want to or need to do this, let me explain. I’m not using partitions. I’m not using more than 8 drives at any given time. But I do have at least 30 drives which I need access to from time to time. And now I need to add more. A...
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    [SOLVED] Is this a workable solution for a Tower PC?

    Have settled on this spec (no gaming and no RGBs required) Will be used for Home video editing, browsing etc. Be Quiet! Dark Base Pro 900 Rev2 Gaming Case AMD - Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz 8-Core Processor ASUS X470 ROG Crosshair VII Hero Motherboard (no wi-fi) Corsair CMK32GX4M2D3200C16 Vengeance...
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    [SOLVED] new PC build only powers on for half second

    I have a new PC build setup and it only powers on for about half of a second and then shuts off. I've checked all the connections several times, swapped the ram, I don't know what the problem is. Looking at the components is there anything here that might not be compatible together? I have two...
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    Question SSD with Win 10 + hdd with Win 10 as backuo

    i was wondering can i instal windows 10 on SSD but keep my current Windows 10 on hdd, and for my pc to boot windows from SSD and keep that second win10 on hdd as "inactive", so that when my SSD go poof i could boot from HDD instead of reinstalling win10 on SSD. the reason is that initialy i...
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    Question AV Receiver & Multiple Displays Help

    Hey, I just upgraded my receiver from an Onkyo tx-nr509 to an Onkyo TX-RZ820. My PC is connected to 3 displays, 2 acer monitors & my TV (via receiver). The displays on Windows 7 used to detect my 2 acer monitors & my TV as displays with my previous receiver. So when I closed my TV, it would...
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    Question Mystic Light Issues HELP!!

    Hi, I just recently built my new PC and am currently using the B450 Tomahawk. The motherboard has RGB lighting onboard as well as 2x RGB headers. Today I decided to buy 2 RGB strips to go into my build that were compatible with Mystic Light. When I use mystic light everything works fine except...
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    [SOLVED] 4 pin to 8 pin Cpu power

    hey guys i have just received my new Motherboard but the CPU power cable is 4 pin but the motherboard is 8 pin Can i use this to get it working?
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    [SOLVED] Hello, could I get some insight/help with a PSU for a streaming/gaming PC?

    Greetings! I'm currently caught in a dilemma with my plans for a streaming pc. I own a Ryzen 5 2600x that I got for cheap a couple weeks ago and soon I'll have enough to purchase a graphics card, RAM, Motherboard, an SSD and a PSU for this streaming and gaming PC. The only things I'm salvaging...
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    Question Standard GPU Ports

    I'm looking to buy a WQHD monitor with 144hz. GPU is a Gigabyte Windforce GTX 970. For that Resolution and refresh rate I'd need Displayport 1.2 or higher. Nvidia's website says 3x DP 1.2 for a GTX 970 while gigabyte doesn't say anything about that on their website, so I don't know what version...
  21. nek1233213213132131321

    Question help i have got a motherboard which has pci 2 express can i use this graphics card XFX Radeon RX 560 4GB on my pc

    i have got a motherboard which has pci 2 express can i use this graphics card XFX Radeon RX 560 4GB on my pc
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    Question Question about CPU and Nvidia RTX cards

    Hi, I am researching gaming laptops and most of them (not customizable) use CPU Intel i7-8750H but are paired with Nvidia RTX 2060,2070,2080. For those who are not familiar with laptop CPUs, it is said that i7-8750H is the equivalent in desktop: Intel Core i5-8400, since this last one has the...
  23. hcruL7

    [SOLVED] Is my PSU dying, or is it my GPU?

    Hi all, For the past year or so, I had an issue where when playing intensive games, my monitor would go black (not turning off), my keyboard/mouse becomes unresponsive (num lock light wouldn't come on/off when pressed, & dpi light on mouse won't change when dpi button is pressed) and my sound...
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    Question i5-4590 and GTX 1660TI bottleneck?

    Hi, I recently stopped smoking and have some extra money in my money-box hence I decided to purchase a new GPU as I want to reward myself:)MSI GTX 1660 TI Gaming X. My question is whether my CPU i5-4590 will bottleneck the new GPU a lot? My current PC is i5-4590; GTX970 4GB-RAM, 8GB-RAM...
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    Question ASUS A8AE-LE color overall greenish, no way to correct

    I just replaced my motherboard with the ASUS A8AE-LE and now the display is overall out of balance greenish. How do I correct that. Does the motherboard drivers need updating.
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    [SOLVED] How do I test my pc hardware and where do I compare the results to see if its optimal?

    I upgraded my pc substantially during black friday(week) of 2018, from gtx 970 to rtx 2080, i5 4th gen to i7 9th gen, PCIE ssds, z390 motherboard, 32gbs of ram etc. but I really honestly don't feel like my pc is performing like it should be doing. I primarily use it for games, and this is where...
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    Question What is the best solution to reduce a large bottleneck

    After troubleshooting some framerate and stutter issues that my system shouldnt be having. it was brought to my attention that my system possibly has a severe bottleneck between cpu and gpu. Cpu- i-9 7940x Gpu- msi gtx 1080ti Mb-asrock killer sli Ram- 32 gb 2x16gb Storage- 1 tb m.2 nvme After...
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    Question Big GPU problem

    Hello, I have a very annoying problem with my GPU. It's the Palit GTX 1070 Ti JetStream, and back in December, it started buzzing (making weird electrical noises). I thought my PSU was the issue. But actually no, it wasn't. So I got a brand new CoolerMaster V1000 Gold, a few days ago. But nope...
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    Question Graphics Card Upgrade from 1050ti for 1440p 144hz

    I want to upgrade my GPU. I’m currently running an asus 1050ti with an i7 7700k. And I recently purchased the XB271HUA a 1440p 144hz monitor. With the new card I probably won't be playing all game at maxed out graphics on 1440p at the highest frames, I would be fine playing like e sports titles...
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    Question I accidentally deleted partition and now my HDD is RAW

    Hello, I did something stupid I deleted partition systerm reserved and extended my hdd and then my HDD partition became simple volume. I deleted whole partition to transfer it back to primary partition and now it is RAW. I tried many programs but nothing can open my family pictures. Can someone...
  31. alanjames82

    Question Best pc speakers for the money

    Hi, im looking to get a new pair of pc speakers to replace my knackered creative t20s. I can't afford to go down the sound card/amp & decent bookshelf speakers route but i have around £200 to play with. mostly just for music as i have headphones for gaming. preferably 2.0. any recommendations...
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    Question VR capable?

    Hello everyone, got a question. Will a i7 8700k, RTX 2080 and 16gb of ram work great with modern day games (Escape from Tarkov, Arma 3, Rust, Dayz etc)? Will it also be capable of VR gaming?
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    Question Not able to update Windows 10 after building new PC

    Hey guys, I just built my own PC and installed Windows 10 using the installation tool you download to an USB stick on Microsoft's site. This gave me a plain old vanilla version of Windows 10. Now the problem is I am having constant freezes and bluescreens. It always happens only after a few...
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    Question CUstom built problems

    I built a pc using all working parts. The pc powers on but there is nothing in the screen and no signal, I know the gpu works because I used it yesterday in a diffrent pc. There is a number on the motherboard ,97. As in led. Parts I7 2600 R9 390X tri x 20gb of ram Ecs h67h2-m 700 watt psu evga...
  35. Buddimal

    [SOLVED] What is Best Psu for a rig with an i3 8100 paired with an gtx 1060Ti

    Im planning to build a new rig . With an i3-8100 paired with a gtx1060 Ti . Motherboard is asus H310Mk . What is a lowest possible wattage to power this system ?
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    Question HE audio windows xp build

    ASRoc00 .00 ASRock FM2A68M-DG3+ board with AMD A6* 7400K . Just built a system with ASRock FM2A68M-DG3+ motherboard and AMD A6 7400K cpu, but can't get audio; not from dvd's, cd's, OR Utube. I have looked everywhere for right drivers. Can anyone here help, please?
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    Question Can a Z390 AORUS PRO fit in a Cooler Master 3.1lite case?

    I am building a pc and I wanted to know if a Z90 AORUS PRO mother board can fit in a Cooler Master 3.1lite case? Please help me
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    [SOLVED] Really high ping in video games

    Hey there. Recently I have started to get really high ping in games like CSGO and Dauntless. I am using a Linksys AC 580 wireless-AC Mini USB adapter to connect to my WIFI. I usually ran at around 20-30 ping in games with this, and now am running at around 200-300. I checked my network in task...
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    Question Artic Freezer 33 Plus vs Freezer 34 (Double vs Single Fan)

    Hi, I want to buy a new cpu cooler to replace my stock ryzen cooler, and I'm thinking between these two, the Artic Freezer 33 Plus and the Artic Freezer 34. The first has 2 fans and the other has one, but a bit cheaper. The question is, 2 fans make any noticeable difference compared to one...
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    Question Intel 660p 2TB - Dell 7490 - low 4k score

    Hi, I just installed Intel 660p 2TB in Dell 7490 and 4k score is way below what I have seen in all reviews. View: View: View: According to reviews, I should get easly 50-60MB/s / 130-140MB/s -...