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    [SOLVED] Can Synology DVA3219 be used as a regular NAS?

    Hello, I never bought a NAS before but I am planning on buying this NAS when it comes out. I am planing to use it for streaming but I just saw it is meant for surveillance. My question is: Can this NAS be used for for streaming or can it be only used for surveillance? Money is not a limiting...
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    Question Storage Solution for Video Production Business - NAS?

    We are a team of creatives looking to solve our growing storage issues as I’m sure most businesses discover. The majority of our work is video and now more often than not we filming in 4K. On average a job/project will consume roughly 200GB in its entirety which includes the raw footage...
  3. WhiteRoses

    [SOLVED] Converting DVD duplicator to a storage device

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone had any idea on converting a Disc Makers Reflex DVD/CD copier to a NAS. I found a hot swappable bay that I could replace the DVD drives with, and all I want is to use the chassis of the disc copier. I wanted to replace the DVD drives with this...
  4. Glowball

    Question What to do with SATA drives?

    Hey all, I am moving from a desktop computer to a laptop as my main machine, but I'd like to retain the RAID and storage space. I'd also like to reuse my SSD if I can, though that isn't important. I have a 500GB SSD, 2 1TB SATA mirrored drives, 2 2TB SATA mirrored drives, and 1 3TB drive I've...
  5. Seriumee

    Question Random PC shut downs

    Alright so I started experiencing random PC shutdowns while gaming, first I thought it was the PSU but it kept happening. I woke up today and saw my motherboard LEDs were off I had to take out at battery and put a new one in and it still shuts off I also replaced the PSU to the Corsair listed...
  6. B

    [SOLVED] Building New PC, Small Fire, Questions [SOLVED]

    Built a New Computer, Small Fire, Need Advice [Final Update] Got a new motherboard, installed everything again (new cooler since the last two melted), and every thing works perfectly. Ran memtest overnight and didn't find any issues, CPU only gets to around 55c while gaming (Metro, Monster...
  7. E

    Question Constant crashing (suspect memory or perhaps monitor resolution)

    I've been experience crashing on most video games for a while now. I relatively recently upgraded to a 2560x1080 monitor for my main monitor with a 1920x1080 monitor as my second monitor. Ever since then I've been noticing games crashing VERY often. I suspected for a while that it might be my...
  8. O

    Question 32 GB SSD is shown only as 6 GB

    I will be grateful for an advice on why my 32 GB Samsung MZMPC032HBCD-000H1 SSD is shown as 6 GB. It was used as Windows 8.1 system SSD disk on HP Pavilion 15-b157sr laptop . When I started an upgrade to Windows 10 I saw it only to be 6 GB. Why is it shown differently at the same time by...
  9. S

    [SOLVED] Can i play gta 5

    Can i play gta 5 on xeon E3-1225 3.10 ghz
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    Question Cursor Icon Stuck Loading on Desktop

    My mouse seems to go into a constant state of loading (cursor icon is spinning blue circle) whenever my mouse is on the desktop. It disappears when I open any type window/browser, but goes back if I'm on my desktop again. Note that everything still works normally, but the icon itself get stuck...
  11. Strongwolf2

    Question Video Card Indecision

    I'm in the market for a new video card on the $200-250 bracket. I saw this Zotac GeForce GTX 1060, 192 bit 6GB GDDR5X. I don't have any experience with Zotac products. Are they any good? Also there ie the XFX Radeon 580 Black Edit., 8GB 256bit GDDR5 and XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy, 8GB.256bit...
  12. J

    Question Windows 10 is Dying?

    So my computer has been acting kinda weird lately with certain things. Like the audio will pop and things will lag a little bit. It happens very rarely though. For instance if I go into fullscreen mode on a video in discord my computer freaks out. This biggest thing that concerns me now is that...
  13. D

    Question help USB3.0 eXstensible Host Controller has a problem!!

    Hey guys, long story short my elgato said i needed to plug the cable into a 3.0 port so i did that, it didnt work so i changed the ports and so on, tried every port and it didnt work so i hit on to youtube and google, searched some stuff up, didnt work. Did more didnt work, then i found...
  14. iiCassie

    [SOLVED] [CPU] AMD FX 8350 Overheating

    Hi there! I just installed a brand new AMD FX 8350 yesterday, was mega super careful and all! It's in correctly and I'm using stock heatsink. I did not mess with the BIOS or overclock at all, and have no intention of overclocking at this time. Idle Temps: 45-50 Basic / Light Use Temps: 50-60...
  15. CeaserPlayz

    Is my printer broken?

    I want to print some stuff from a PDF but when I print it my printer doesn't show up. I checked on the control panel on it says it connected. What do I do???
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    Hey, I received PC with AORUS AiO cooling of 2 pushing fans AND ADDITIONAL 2 NZXT P pulling fans on the other side of the radiator. I would like to ask you: how to synchronise these 4 fans? I got NZXT Kraken x72 push/pull i7-9700k cooling "synchronised by BIOS" by my retailer - i dont know...
  17. N

    Question Laptop for CAD software under 1000$

    Hi I'm an Engineering student and I'm looking for a laptop for mostly CAD and 3d modeling. 1. What is your budget? Around 1000$ 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? Minimum of 15'' 3. What screen resolution do you want? Minimum 1920x1080 4. Do you need a portable...
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    Question New motherboard, new PSU, PC still not working

    Hi, My PC was built last 2014 and last month it just stopped working. We figured out the problem was my PSU so I bought a new one. Then after a month, it just suddenly stopped working again one day even tho I turned it off properly the night before. We tested my PSU, we even brought it back to...
  19. D

    [SOLVED] What motherboard & PSU to get for i9-9900K & RTX 2080 Ti

    Hey, I'm not too sure about motherboards so I would love to hear what you guys recommend I should get for a i9-9900K & RTX 2080ti setup? ;)(y) EDIT: Also recommended PSU?
  20. S

    Question Upcoming Ryzen 3000 Compatible with B350 boards?

    Hi will my MSI B350 Gaming Plus be able to handle one of the upcoming 6 core Ryzen CPUs? Thinking of switching from a 1500x when they come out, but I don't really wanna upgrade the board. (tight af budget)
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    Question How to FORCEFULLY remove C++ Redistributable 2010?!

    It's giving me errors and I can't remove it. It prompts for a drive to find a .msi file and when I browse to it it gives a installation failed error (uninstallation). I can't play APEX because I can't remove the bloody redistributable. Thanks.
  22. jacob68

    [SOLVED] I know I did this wrong - help me anyway :-) (and a 12 year old kid)

    I will try to make this short. Some time ago I gave a now 2 year old rig to my son. He is now 12 and really getting into gaming. Among his friends bling and LED is what gives credit when talking about rigs. So...the kid saved from his allowance for 6 months to have money for a Corsair Crystal...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading SSD on Dell Inspiron 7559

    I have Dell Inspiron 7559 laptop with 128GB SSD, Intel core i7 processor (6th gen.), 1 TB hard drive and 16GB of RAM. I want to upgrade the SSD and also possibly the HDD on the laptop. What is the max capacity SSD I can install and also I don't want to loose the genuine windows came with stock...
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    Question ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 won't boot after UEFI reset

    Hi, I had a running system, which I attempted to overclock. Since I'm an idiot who doesn't know what he's doing, I changed the maximum CPU frequency from its default (I think it was 150Mhz) to 350Mhz. The computer booted to a black screen so I was forced to reset the UEFI using the old jumper...
  25. M

    Question Will I get free games with Colorful RTX 2060 Ultra OC?

    So recently I bought Colorful RTX 2060 Ultra OC from my region(Bangladesh). I asked the shop members if there was any free games with RTX cards. They said they didn't know and said there was no offer like this with Colorful RTX Cards.Now will I get any free games?..Or the "Triple game bundle...
  26. S

    [SOLVED] Finding a somewhat identical 1x8gb stick

    Someone is selling the sticks from this ram individually F4-3200C14Q-32GTZR His price for 1x8gb is 100e and 160e for 2x8gb. It's brand new sealed, with the receipt. I already have a 1x8gb F4-3600C15D running at -14-14-14-34@1.35v And their stats seem identical ...
  27. May2ko

    Question NVME SSD locks up during heavy load

    Whenever I am producing a heavy load, such as installing an update for a game or even error checking, my NVME SSD (240GB Kingston A1000), hits 100% utilisation (which I see is normal) but what is not normal is the fact that the response time, read speed and write speed all sit at 0 ( View...
  28. adarshkrishnan

    Question AMD SEMPRON

    My motherboard(ASUS M2NA68 AM) is damaged and am looking for a new board.I have a DDR2 RAM and AMD SEMPRON 145 Processor with me.So kindly suggest me a board with maximum graphics where I can use the same ram and processor that am already having with me.
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    Question Can I mix ram sticks together?

    So I have 2 sticks 8gb Corsair d4 ram 3200 speed. Can I add 2 more sticks of ram to my system of the same brand and same speed of 3200 but 2 sticks of 16gb? To have a total of 4 sticks 2 8gb and 2 16gb. Will that work? Will I run into problems? I meant 2 sticks of 4 Gb = 8 *
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    Question PSU exposure to Mountain Dew

    Last week I spilled The Dew on my PC indirectly. Most landed on the bottom of my case (it’s laying horizontal) and splashed my PSU dust guard and bottom of PC, any risk? And is there anyway to fix? It hasnt been booted since last week as I left it to dry naturally.
  31. JQB45

    tom'sHardware home button - upper left corner.

    It would be nicer to me if the tomshardware home button took us back to the actual instead of Does anyone else agree with me on this usability issue?
  32. D

    Question Help with connecting TV/AUDIO setup

    Hello everyone! I have a question regarding TV home setup. So i have a Nvidia Shield (used as a TV box) and a PS4 connected via two hdmi cables to my LG 47 in TV. I recently bought a Marantz amplifier for my turntable and a pair of speakers and I want to output the NVIDIA/PS4/TV sound to my...
  33. R

    Question just bought a RTX 2060 and need help?

    today i bought a RTX 2060 to upgrade my old system that has a GTX 970, my problem is i didnt know what kinda gpu ports 2060 has before i bought it, now my monitor a bit old and has only a vga output and i am using my GTX 970 with a port converter( DVI to VGA), but now 2060 has 3 display ports...
  34. Arcanite13

    Question Nothing will show on my screen

    My PC was working fine until last night. I turned it on today, it turns on but nothing will show on my monitor. It just says no signal. Also my keyboard won't light up but my mouse does which is weird. It would be a great help if someone knows how to fix it. EDIT: I have a very low end PC...
  35. M

    Question Motherboard for Ryzen 5 2600

    What motherboard for Ryzen 5 2600 is good?
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    Question GTX 750 Ti Black Edition Driver Problems

    Hello! I've had a Gigabyte GTX 750 Ti Black Edition for the past year or so. And I've started to hate it. I cannot install any driver above 387.76. And I want to install 387.92 at least for shadowplay to work. If I try to install any driver above 387.76 (which i got from here...
  37. R

    Question Crucial MX500 or Intel NVMe?

    My gaming PC specs: Intel - Core i7-8700K 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor Asus - Prime B360-Plus ATX LGA1151 Motherboard Corsair CX Series CX750M 750 Watt 80 Plus Bronze ATX Modular Power Supply G.Skill Ripjaws V 16GB 2 x 8GB DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 CL16 GeForce GTX 1080 Founder Edition Samsung EVO 870...
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    Question memory compatiblty

    hiii every one😊 So my motherboard is Asus B350-f And my cpu is ryzen 1600 i want to buy 4 memory ram of this model: GEIL Pristine DDR4 4GB 2400 CL17 ___ is it ok? i mean are they gonna mach on my pc? Thanks for your resp❤️
  39. J

    Question Pigeon forge tn

    Is there anywhere in the pigeon forge area to look at and buy computer parts and etc
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    Question Major Issues After Clean Install of Windows 10 and Factory Reset

    So as for my laptop, it's a MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro. CPU: i7-7700k GPU's: Intel HD Graphics 630 & Nvidia GTX 1060 Running Windows 10 Home edition. So a couple days ago I ran into an issue where my laptop got stuck in that nasty loop of "recovery" into blue screen. I attempted to restore it to a...