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  1. Dio2

    Question Graphics card problem

    My pc lately has had a problem i don't know how the problem occured but my pc reads my hdmi as a dvi cable and it doesn't show anything this problem sometimes fixes when i close my pc power for 1-2 hours and restart the pc but when i turn it off it happens again i tried using different cables i...
  2. Polo10101

    Question 3 ram slots are present but gives off memory as if all 4 slots are populated

    Hey guys, so i have 4x4gb ram sticks in all slots. It shows full 16gb but only 3 ram slots are coming up. The computer has been crashing a lot when it receives a bigger load such as gaming or even when watching videos. It has been doing all the other tasks fine like opening and typing on word...
  3. B

    Question Need help choosing new laptop

    I am in the market for a laptop, just not sure what to get...haven't owned anything since a '96 hp desktop that would have issues sometimes running diablo 2 battlenet etc etc; remembering now that someone purchased it for me and that come to find out had Very little in the way of upgrade...
  4. N

    [SOLVED] Need help on deciding PSU

    I need some help on deciding which PSU should i choose. My current build is: Mother Board : ASROCK B450M Steel Legend CPU : Ryzen 5 3400 G GPU : i-GPU Vega 11 (Planning to upgrade it to idk yet maybe AMD RX series / RTX Series depend on which one has affordable LHR version) RAM : Team elite...
  5. V

    Question Need Suggestion for my Motherboard...

    Hey Buddy, I'm new in this group and wanted to build my first gaming PC for gaming and video editing works (I'm thinking to start my own channel). As I'm a student, I'm not able to spend much on PC Parts so I'm confused about which graphics card should I choose in my build? Here is my build...
  6. TheRomster

    Question My Pc is lighting up but the monitor isn't showing any signal

    My pc has been freezing recently and now my pc will turn on but won't show anything on the monitor, the pc shows light and everything seems to be working but nothing shows on the monitor. I have tried different monitors, different HDMI cables, and have moved which HDMI goes in what slot. All the...
  7. Leygul

    [SOLVED] INTEL i5 8600K or RYZEN 5 2600 NEED HELP!

    Hello! I need help deciding on the two builds I've found, my main focus is Gaming ( the one better at VR specifically) these two cost me around the same ( with 80-100$ difference). I need help choosing between these two, or is there a better option? AMD Ryzen 5 2600 A320M 16GB DDR4 3200Mhz...
  8. charliep123

    [SOLVED] 100% cpu and disk usage, need help!!!

    I recently upgraded a lot of parts in my pc. These include the cpu, motherboard, and psu. I also got a new case as well. I’m using the same Hdd though. When I got my pc working, I’m getting 100% cpu usage briefly and then 100% disk usage for a while. I have tried almost everything I’ve seen...
  9. M

    [SOLVED] pc shuts down while gaming specific titles

    Hi everyone. So, about a week ago my girlfriend bought a prebuilt pc. During the first couple of days she didn't have any problems at all. But now, a week later, she is experiencing sudden shut downs when playing CS:GO. I have myself tried different solutions, but haven't succeded in anyone...
  10. charliep123

    [SOLVED] Why won’t my pc turn on? I need help!!!

    Hello, I just recently received a new motherboard in the mail and after installing it I am getting no power at all to my pc. I recieved this new motherboard after returning my previous one with the thought that it was dead after having the same issue then that I do now. It is not my power supply...
  11. 1

    [SOLVED] Have a prebuilt PC at the moment, but want to install a compatible graphics card. What are my options?

    So I have a prebuilt PC that my friend owns. They bought it but did not buy a graphics card with it. I wanted to see if I could get some sort of list that shows me which graphics cards I can buy for it that will boost its performance, whether they are budget friendly or could possibly try to...
  12. E

    [SOLVED] GPU usage not reaching 100% in games ; any advice ?

    Hello people, I recently had my PC boosted with a new RTX 3060 ti and I feel like it's underperforming in games. At 1080p with my 144hz g-sync compatible monitor everything should run buttersmooth, yet it does not ; I think I've found the "culprit", which is low and inconsistent GPU usage. It...
  13. U

    Question need opinions on this build

    Hey I'm trying to build a gaming pc. I want to be able to play fortnite at around 120 to 145 fps. I made a list of parts for my pc build tell me what you think. here's my list. https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/WqCy8J
  14. Blazedsrr

    Question Aio Block won't screw into bracket intel 1151

    My coolermaster master liquid ml240 v2s block will not screw down Us my the included screws to the standoffs that were also provided. The screws will barely go in on one side and the other ones can't get close enough to the standoffs under the bracket to screw on. I push very hard on it and it...
  15. T

    [SOLVED] Building new PC Please check it out

    I have an outdated PC; Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 18363) (18362.19h1_release.190318-1202) System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. System Model: H97-D3H BIOS: BIOS Date: 06/03/14 19:59:12 Ver: 04.06.05 (type: BIOS) Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670 CPU @...
  16. Mr. White

    [SOLVED] AMD CPU Temp Jumps

    Hi! So. I've looked at my AMD Ryzen 7 2700x temps, and they seemed jumping very much, like +10°C and then a fast downgrade. There should be nothing with my cooler, i have the default cooler. The temps are still good, but the jumps. This causes the fan going faster and slower and it doesn't feel...
  17. N

    [SOLVED] Is my GPU broken?

    Every time i try to launch a game it will crash after a few min. If the game doesn't close or crash after a few minutes the display will just turn off. I don't think this is a heat problem because i've seen the temps before crashes and they are always in the 50-60 celsius range. I would really...
  18. C

    [SOLVED] Recovering Data Off Old Boot Drive After Installing Windows On New NVME

    So, here's the deal. I made this post about trying to boot off of my old drive and trying to keep the original configuration. The original post can be found here: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/upgrading-components-and-trying-to-book-off-old-boot-drive.3652495/ My new question is...
  19. Ignacioperez904

    Question Crashing while trying to stream

    My specs are Ryzen 9 watercooled X570 tomahawk 2x16 gb crucial ballistix ram 5700xt Radeon I start to stream call of duty and I can play for a little. But the whole time my stream is laggy And eventually my pc crashes. I don’t know why. Can someone help me out please?
  20. JustFrokeii

    [SOLVED] Pc won’t boot after flashing 5700 to 5700xt

    I flashed my 5700 to 5700xt now my pc won’t boot. All my fans turn on and it looks like everything works but I get nothing on my monitor. Specs Rx 5700 R5 2600 3200mhz cl14 ram Gigabyte ab350 gaming 3 mobo 500w Corsair psu
  21. R

    [SOLVED] XFX - RX 570 8 GB or Sapphire Radeon RX 550 4GB?

    Hi everybody, I'm not very good at hardware and stuff like this so I bought this PC: Lenovo ideacentre 720-18 APR, with Ryzen 5 2400, RAM 8 GBs and graphics RX Vega 11. At the very start I used my pc to study and other stuff, and it was great with it, but as a console gamer I'm now getting into...
  22. DaPro_Skillz

    [SOLVED] I’m planning to build a PC in the near future and wanted some feedback on my list.

    I wanted to save some money on my new PC. My friend and I have been tweaking this list for 5 months now, preparing. If there’s anything different you’d do, please let me know. Feedback would be great! The PC will be used for gaming in 1080p 144hz (GTA V, Minecraft, Warzone, Roblox), streaming...
  23. K

    Question One beep, no boot: Asus motherboard. Tried many things - need your ideas and finally a decision.

    I'm having trouble with my desktop computer. It had been running smoothly since 2013. I used it for music production, some video stuff and (very) occasional gaming. For some months I haven't been able to boot it. I'm neither talented nor knowledgable in hardware stuff. I have had several runs of...
  24. Baatop

    Question Pc powers on then shuts off right way.

    My other post I just made I just bought a different PSU and it didn’t work. Like I said before the EZ-DEBUG ones on only for the CPU and it doesn’t go past that. It’s does boot all the way. Just lights up and shuts down after 4 seconds. Need help
  25. TyroNNN

    Question Please Help!! My PC randomly shutts itself while playing games

    CPU: Intel Core i5-9400F GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB SSD: Corsair Force LE 240GB HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB MBD: Gigabyte GA-B365 M AORUS ELITE-CF PWS: Corsair 650W | 650txv2 This is my specs I tried everything thru internet to find the...
  26. Postal_Toast

    Question PC stuttering in games but smooth when i use ps4 controller.

    I am playing on 2k 144Hz Gsync monitor 2nd monitor 60hz 1080p. Cpu and Gpu ms match. only stutters when i use mouse, but if i use Gamepad its smooth. i have tried almost everything to fix the problem. what could be causing this? CPU 8700k 3.70GHz Motherboard MSI A370 a Pro Memory CORSAIR...
  27. S

    [SOLVED] Macro for corsair k70 ICUE

    I'm trying to make a macro that when pressed and held down will register two different keypresses being held down at the same time. Specifically, I want R and E to be activated when I press L and deactivate once I stop holding down L. If it is possible how do I do this?
  28. GoodBoy5110

    [SOLVED] Should I buy a ROG Strix 2 RX 570 4gb or a PowerColor Red Dragon RX 580 4gb

    I found two really cheap graphics Cards at a really legit computer store sale and wondering to buy a ROG Strix 2 RX 570 4gb Gaming OC or a PowerColor Red Dragon RX 580 4gb Gaming at the same price. Their price are at 100$
  29. A

    Question How do I put my OS and files from my existing SSD to my existing HDD without losing anything?

    So I currently have both a ssd (256gb silicon power ssd) and hdd (2tb seagate barracuda 7200rpm) in my PC right now. I also currently have windows 10 and some files and applications on my ssd. Everything else is on the hdd. The problem I was having was that my pc randomly freezes and is followed...
  30. R

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my desktop pc to a budget gaming pc

    Hello :) I am upgrading my old pc to a budget gaming pc. Is 300-350watt power supply enought for the system ? And is my cpu cooler good enought ? My motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. H77N-WIFI https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-H77N-WIFI-rev-10#ov The cpu i am putting in th the...
  31. emheadchef

    Question need help

    Ok so just so you know im on a tight budget and bought a pre built PC So i have a Dell Inspiron 620 socket with a i5-2320, GTX750ti and a 450w PSU. Im just wondering on what GPU's will be compatible with this set up ?
  32. C

    Question What RAM does my motherboard use? Help Please!

    Hi all, I am kind of new to upgrading RAM and would love some help as to what RAM I should upgrade to. My motherboard specs say that my motherboard has "2 * 240-pin DDR3 DIMM slots - Dual Channel DDR3 1600/1333 MHz non-ECC, un-buffered memory (max 16GB)". I currently have 8GB (2 4GB sticks)...
  33. Axelovskji

    [SOLVED] AMD Radeon rx5700 that doesn't work

    There are so many things that are wrong... Installing ANY driver results in BSOD inbetween 30 seconds and 30 minutes after being installed, with the message "video tdr failure, atikmpag.sys." Tried AMD clean uninstall, nothing changed Tried a DDU, nothing changed Played LOL for an hour maybe...
  34. T

    Question Nioh black screen and crash after startup! Need help!

    I start nioh.exe and it shows black screen for few seconds and then it crashes. Tried to change resolution and graphics but it doesn't help.
  35. Marrufo

    Question New gaming pc won’t start up

    Okay so I built a new gaming pc with a Rx 5700 , and a 5 3600 , mother board - x370 Asus strix f gaming ( not compatible with Ryzen 5) so built everything and all the fans spin and the leds turn on and the pc to but there’s no display , I was thinking it could be cause the bios needs a update...
  36. B

    Question Need help removing an app/software that wont go away.

    I had a zip file I couldn't remember the password to, so I tried to get a zip password recovery software. I have since deleted the software as I was able to find the password, but every time I start my computer I get a pop up in the bottom right of my screen saying update is ready from the zip...
  37. Drakathz

    Question My audio software dont work on chrome

    My audio software doesn't have any effect on audio from chrome, firefox, edge or any other browser really. The only thing it changes the audio is from videos or music i have downloaded and games. It is quite anoying as i like to play a lot of music from browser and i want my software to have an...
  38. symmxtric

    [SOLVED] I am building a new build for Christmas, and here are the parts I picked out.

    I am building a new build for Christmas, and here are the parts I picked out. https://pcpartpicker.com/user/symmxtric/saved/#view=MJ2dmG Would this build be successful? All the parts that I picked seem reliable...
  39. symmxtric

    Question Bottlenecking

    I was originally going to purchase a Ryzen 7 2700x for my RTX 2060, but then later found out a guide by TechSource that said the Ryzen 5 2600 would be able to handle an RTX 2070. I do not wish to bottleneck whatever build I build, so I’m looking for advice in knowing if a 2600 would work with an...
  40. B

    [SOLVED] Is there any chance of me fitting a front 360 mm aio in my case?

    So I want to water cool my CPU but I have run into a problem I have a Corsair 460x and my GPU is a Zotac amp extreme 2080ti. This card is extremely long and leaves little space for a radiator and my ram looks like it would interfere with any rad mounted on the top. Can someone take a look and...