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    [SOLVED] C drive not always found at start up

    for the last 4-5 weeks I have frequently had my win 10 desktop fail to boot. I get a flashing _ sign in top left of screen. It usually does start on the 2nd or 3 rd attempt but yesterday I spent half an hour trying before it finally started. Could it be my 5 year old 250GB SSD is on the way out...
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    Question Fibre optic LAN for gaming club

    I'm opening a PC gaming club which will have 14 gaming PCs setup for online gaming. I was wondering whether it would be wise to install a fibre optic LAN to avoid LAN bandwidth issues if I'm lucky enough to fill all the PCs at once. Any advice would be appreciated. A sneak peak at the design of...
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    [SOLVED] PC suddenly died

    Hello, My PC died suddenly. I played Skyrim last night and when I turned it on today, it showed no sign of life. I took it out and tested the PSU. I guess the PSU is ok because I connected the green and the black wires of the connector and the fan was working. I think it might be the motherboard...
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    Question I think I wrecked my hard drives. HELP

    So I bought a Samsung M.2 NVMe 970 250gb today and spent 15 hours trying to move my Windows 10 over to the new hard drive. For a long time it wasn't working on so many levels I cant remember anymore. Which got me to going into boot settings and formatting all my hard drives I had so I could...
  5. Review Pimax 5K Plus Review: A Fresh Look at Ultrawide VR

    The Pimax 5K Plus VR headset isn't perfect. We wouldn’t trade it for a Vive Pro, but we'd consider it if we were upgrading from the original Vive. Read more here. KEVIN CARBOTTE @kcarbotte Kevin Carbotte is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He writes news and reviews of graphics...
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    [SOLVED] evga 1080TI posts on amd 1950x rig but not 8700k.

    I updated the drivers while plugged into amd rig (1950x), then i went back to my i5 rig (was using it to test) and ater updating the drivers it posted... great i thought... so i put my 8700k rig backtogether and pluged the evga 1080ti back in and no post again but will post on AMD.
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    Question PC won't start. Fans spin for a second.

    Specs for reference: CPU: Ryzen 2600 MOBO: Gigabyte B450M DS3H AM4 RAM: Ballistix BLS2K4G4D240FSB 8 GB Kit (4 GB x 2) DDR4 2400 PSU: EVGA Supernova NEX650G GPU: EVGA GTX 760 SC Just upgraded 3 weeks ago from: CPU: FX-6300 RAM: 1x8GB Crucial Ballistic Sport MOBO: AM3 Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 So...
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    [SOLVED] Hard Drive Slow But Quiet

    So I have this old Hitachi drive from 2008, its been in a pc from storage and is super slow. It is super quiet and doesn't have any audible noises besides the hum of the spinning. Though, its super slow. Booting time can take up to 2 minutes with nothing installed on the drive except OS. Opening...
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    Pci-e Express x16 3.0 working on x1 3.0 always

    Look At this. My performance so poor because pcie x16 3.0 working on pcie x1 3.0.i tried to render ,but it didnt change. how can i fix that problem ? GPU: NVIDIA GTX 970
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    [SOLVED] $1500 CDN Video Editing build

    Wondering if anyone has the best spec's for a PC build for Video editing & .AI + .PSD graphics, only other thing that seems to slow me down is tons of chrome tabs that seem to hog memory in the Task Manager. Would be willing to invest another hundred or two if the jump is that much more...
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    CPU on and off repeatedly every after 2-3 seconds.

    I just recently cleaned my CPU with steps as follow: Using Air compressor to remove dust Removed the Fans and disconnect their wires, and slightly brush Removed CPU & CPU Fan, Replaced thermal paste Removed (2)Rams and Slightly Brush the Sockets Video Card I replaced the thermal paste...
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    pc really slow after clean windows install

    pc really slow after clean windows install i just installed windows a few days ago it lags watching youtube videos cant even handle csgo over 20 fps and it keeps stuttering and haveing lag spikes please help
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    Old usb showing in bios

    In my bios, it's showing a USB I haven't had plugged in for a year in the boot option #1 however I'm trying to get another USB to show up there, please help.
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    [SOLVED] Noctua NH-U12s & Ram

    Can I use Noctua NH-U12s if I have 4 Sticks of HyperX Fury ? If it matters than its DDR3.
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    [SOLVED] Everytime I turn up volume my fps drop to 0 in game

    Hi I jst built my first pc around August an i had everything running smooth but out of nowhere just last week this weird problem showed up where every time im turn up or down my volume in game my fps drop from 120 fps to 0. My gpu and cpu temp stay between 50c and the usage on both is around...
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    New PC Build with some old parts?

    Hey Guys, i'd like to upgrade my rig since I haven't purchased a new component (beside GPU's) since a long time. And if possible i'd keep some things. At the moment I use an ASRock Extreme4 z77, i7 3770k (air cooled with a Noctua NH-d14), 32gb of ram, 1080 ti and a Corsair AX 850. I am...
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    [SOLVED] How to get higher idle RAM clock?

    Hey, my xfx rx 580 seems to not see that I play flash player games and keeps gpu and ram clock at idle state which is 300MHz each for RAM and GPU. I know it's power management to make clocks low when not needed but my radeon software doesn't have any option to turn off that power efficiency...
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    Text readme file looks broken.

    I have downloaded Office 2016 but the readme file is unreadable. I looks like broken or something. The text in the file looks like this: Is there any way to fix the text files? Maybe its related to some Russian encoding or something I don't understand.
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    Black screen when on

    When I turn on my Dell Inspiron 15 3000 the screen stays black? The caps lock button is illuminated & the Disc player ejects?
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    [SOLVED] Connection issue router

    I have a Linksys E1200 and I am having to do a cold boot (unplug it and replug it in the reset button does not work) to it about every week. I will have internet(wireless) on my device and then one of them will claim that it is not getting signal (connecting, saved, secerd over and over again) I...