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  1. Y

    [SOLVED] 2009 mediocre PC graphics card upgrade

    I have this PC: https://www.cnet.com/products/asus-essentio-cg5270-bp003/specs/ I'm thinking of getting GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G. Would it be an overkill? I'm a newbie on this, so I would be grateful for any help. The most intensive game I would play is probably Skyrim. Thank you!
  2. JacsserM

    [SOLVED] PC Suddenly Reboots when Playing Games

    Hello, So I am really confused right now about my PC which suddenly reboots when I am playing some games. It does happen, but not really often in games like GTA V, BeamNG Drive, and Planet Zoo. But in one specific game, which is Rainbow Six Siege, it happened every time I get into a match, it...
  3. T

    [SOLVED] What to upgrade in an old PC to make it functional for basic stuff

    Hi everyone, I have this old PC which is almost 10 years old and it has become really slow, as I have also removed parts like the GPU and one of the RAM cards because they stopped working. I am interested in making a little faster so that it can handle basic daily stuff like browsing, videos...
  4. JohnTGamer

    [SOLVED] Old games keep crashing on startup after driver update

    As the title says, I updated my graphic drivers and now old games that used to work before aren't working anymore. My PC was lagging on some games so I updated my drivers, but they didn't change anything, ok. I decided play some other games but only the newer games are working. The older ones...
  5. cm6870

    Question GTX 1650 SUPER / CM6870

    Hey community, i have a question about my old pc. I have a ASUS CM6870 desktop pc with P8H77 M PRO Motherboard and I7 3770 I want to upgrade system with a new gpu to use 1-2 years more with decent gaming performance, i have decided to buy GTX 1650 SUPER+8GB ram for that. First question will it...
  6. SlaKer440

    Discussion TDIL; my NCIX built PC from 2013 has been running its 8gb of RAM in single channel for 7 years

    Trouble shooting some issues on my aging machine when I come to find out that my 8gb of ram have been running in single channel mode since the assembly of my machine. I paid an extra $100 at the time of purchase to have my machine built by a “trained professional” and he couldn’t even manage to...
  7. G

    [SOLVED] Should I look to Upgrade?

    My current PC Parts: Mobo: MSI MS-Z87-G45-GAMING CPU: i7-4770 Max for the LGA 1150 Ram: DDR3-16 GPU: GTX- 1060 6GB Its been about 6 years since i bought the PC. I been thinking about upgrading but at the same time I don't know if I should or just upgrade my my GPU to an RTX 2070 or 2080. I...
  8. J

    Question PC won't turn on and need help wiping a hard drive

    So my friend recently gave me his old PC Components: GPU - GT 610 CPU and Motherboard - no idea, but it's AMD PSU - some basic one that gives out a power of 450 The issue is that the only hard drive i have that i could use for it is from my old Xbox, but i haven't wiped it yet. when i turn the...
  9. R

    Question My friend wants to know what kind of cpus this motherboard support.

    So my friend has an old pc and decided to fix it recently. He has a Fujitsu Siemens D2828-A1 motherboard and he is wondering what cpus he can put on it.
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    Upgrading PC or buying a new one?

    Hi! I want to upgrade my PC or buy a new one. I have a i5-2400, 8GB DDR3 and a RX 460 right now. It is on LGA1155 If I upgrade this PC at it is right now, I'd buy an i7-3770(SH) and RX 570(SH) and a new PSU [maybe SSD and more memory too (not important)]. ~ 200 Euro I buy a new PC I'd go for...
  11. F

    [SOLVED] Makeshift Server without GPU

    I recently built a new desktop and am looking into converting my old computer into a dedicated storage box (DAS). I have about 60TB and growing worth of data to store so housing it in a single computer is getting slightly unreasonable. outwitting both my new computer with 10GBit Ethernet, I was...
  12. C

    Question Old PC-What should I upgrade CPU VS GPU

    Hello, Right now I have a pc with a i5-3470 with a gtx 770 and 8gb ddr3 ram. Since I currently dont have alot of money a friend of mine offered me a deal on his 5 year old I7 4770k + z87 asus maximus formula vi for 200-250€ Should i go for that or with the same money buy a new gpu?(prolly a Gtx...
  13. arcadeamazing

    [SOLVED] I need a gtx 750ti build

    I just got a Geforce GTX 750ti for my birthday but I my pc is a little bit old and I dont wanto to damage something there. I have an AMD a6 6400 APU An Asrock fm2a58m vg3 And 4gb ram ddr3 I can run a very few games at 15fps most of the games I have runs at 1fps. I'm also in a low budget so I...
  14. RishabhfromIND

    Question Can I add a Case fan to my old PC ?

    I have desktop from Dell Inspiron 620s with ATI RADEON HD 6450 1GB DDR3 , INTEL pentium G620 and 4GB RAM. I want to add an extra case fan to my pc for extra cooling. I am worried if i can do this or not.
  15. B

    [SOLVED] CPU Swap - Screen not getting signal.

    I have just swapped out my i5 6500 for an i7 7700. However, when turning the PC back on everything seems to start up as normal, except that the screen doesn’t ever display anything/doesn’t seem to get a signal. I’ve removed the graphics card and tried booting off of the motherboard display...
  16. D

    Disk space 100% used

    When i start pc every thing runs too slowly. When i start task manager it shows disk space usage as 100%. It kind off irritates me My specs i3 6300 Ram 8gb Gpu rx 470 gaming x 4 gb
  17. B

    Two desktops sharing Ethernet.

    I currently have a Mac setup in my home office. I have an Ethernet connection at the wall currently connected to my Mac Mini. I’m going to be adding a PC to the office for work related stuff. I also want to connect it to Ethernet, but I just have 1 line coming from the wall (The router is in the...
  18. hyper15francismiguel

    What m.2 ssd is this?

    This is my first time to upgrade ssd to my acer aspire e15 e5-575g-78sn. I don't know what kind of m.2 ssd should I put with it.
  19. Oxicoi

    RAM usage spiked to 100%!!!

    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB 2400mhz 2x8. Was playing Fortnite and it just spiked up, using 14GB. No, it isn't the game as this has never happened before. I have it overclocked. Could it possibly be a bad overclock?
  20. L

    Which GPU is better?

    Hey guys, I'm planning to upgrade my graphics card, but I can't choose which one to purchase. The 1st option is the Zotac GTX 1050 Ti OC Edition. Link: https://www.lazada.com.ph/-i102432592-s102697521.html?spm=a2o4l.order_details.details_title..50e93e17BGHvqE&urlFlag=true&mp=1 The 2nd option...
  21. supermanu15

    [SOLVED] Remote access/control a phone with a fuzzy screen?

    My Xiaomi Mi4i's screen is busted, is showing fuzzy images and lots of orange to white lines so I can't use it, so I bought another Android phone, my question is how can I export my SMS messages from there to the new phone? What app should I use? I can't do Vysor(the chrome plugin) that allows...
  22. S

    Need For Speed: ProStreet Best NFS Game Ever?

    Best NFS Game ever? I really love Need For Speed: ProStreet for PC. I finished NFS: Underground 1, 2, Undercover, Carbon, NFS: SHIFT, NFS 2015, The Run, NFS: Porsche but ProStreet it's so awesome. NFS 1-6 it's good too.
  23. I

    Router wont connect to the internet

    Hi there, I have my router working perfectly for a couple of months now, however sometimes my router stops working and then gets back to its senses, this time its kind of stuck and wont work again “The led on the router that indicates internet connection gets red”. I have configured 2 of my...
  24. L

    No signal on monitor after attempted CPU change.

    Hello everyone. Before I get started, here's the basics of my setup: AND FX-4300 (old card) AMD FX-6300 (new card) EVGA GTX 1050Ti 750W PAY GA-78LMT-S2 The issue I'm having is no display or signal on monitor on boot. Using HDMI. Have tried other cords, And is yes plugged in. I encountered the...
  25. S

    Which graphics card is better?

    Msi gtx 1060 gaming x 3gb or msi gtx 1060 6gb armor ocv1 and why ?
  26. H

    Is this a compatible psu?

    Hello everyone I recently asked on a separate forum if I would be able to upgrade my pre built pc with a gpu and I was told that my psu doesn't have the required pcie connectors so my best option would be to upgrade my psu in order to accommodate a better gpu. my pre build pc can be found here...
  27. J

    External HDD Error When Initializing

    Recently I found an old TV Receiver in perfect condition with a 320GB MAXTOR drive underneath it. The receiver had worked perfect before, the hard drive working just fine. I decided to pry out this drive and use it for some well needed space. I purchased a SATA 22 pin to usb connector and...
  28. TheKaptain

    Buying more ram question about compatiability

    I bought my pc a while ago when I didn't know too much about what I was doing and didn't take the time to do any research. I used iBuyPower and picked some good parts, its been a couple years and I'm looking to upgrade. I know I'll be getting a 1070, however along with that I would like to...
  29. R

    Asus laptop shuts off after disconnecting power

    I have an Asus laptop (model X540SA). It is fairly new, I got it a few months ago, and a few weeks ago it started turning off when it is unplugged from AC power. Sometimes it's immediate, sometimes it will last a few minutes on battery before suddenly turning off. I have thoroughly...
  30. L

    GPU fans won't start spinning until ~ 75°C

    Hi, I have a sapphire r9 280x Dual-X 3Gb and the fans won't start spinning until the GPU reaches a temperature around 75°C and when the fans start spinning it gose at ~ 4000 rpm for 30 sec or 1 min and then gose idle again. It is annoying cause is bloody noisy and when I bought it a fan was...
  31. tenningafroggs

    Best Cpu Cooling

    Hello, I am currently looking for a Cpu cooler for less than $100 CAD. I am looking for a good cooler to overclock my amd 6300 to at least 4.5 GHz and i don' trust my cm TX3 to be sufficient. Thank You,
  32. A

    Switching Nvidia to Radeon

    i have a geforce GT 730 and getting a new R9 290x Sapphire tri-x card what should i do in terms of pre switching cards out, and post switching card out
  33. S

    should Upgrade now to a rx 480 or later

    right now I have a r9 280x oc'd on a water block, and it runs great. but I was thinking of future proofing and was wondering if I should buy a rx 480 now or wait until the rx 390 inevitably comes out and buy that, wanted the internets opinion
  34. J

    Does it matter?

    I have already bought i7 4970k, AND Corsair vengence DDR3 4 8GB RAM sticks. ... A year ago. long story short is I just want to know.. what is the difference in DDR3 and DDR4 when it comes to gaming? the games I aim to play are games such as : The Forest, Call Of Duty, black ops 3, Minecraft...
  35. D

    Best printer with the cheapest ink.

    I was wondering if anyone knows of a printer that is cheap for the price and yet has cheap ink also? I'm only interested if the manufacturers ink is cheap, I'm tired of buying "FITS THIS PRINTER INK" just for me to print out 10 pages and for it to not work, or to not work completely at all...
  36. Post Hoc

    Internet connection high latency low speed

    I have comcast, i pay for 85down and 10up. i am getting 2.2down 0.4up Starting yesterday night i ran into an issue. My latency is averaging around 800ms. If i do a reset on the modem and router, my internet will go back to normal for about 40 seconds then it goes right back to the crazy latency...
  37. I

    A Eco Friendly low watts IPS monitor that's easy on eyes?

    Hi, I'm looking for a specific type of monitor that fulfills the following needs: 1. Low power consumption ( around 14watt) 2. IPS technology (better view angle) 3. Is easy on the eyes. 4.size: between 20" -24" So far I've looked at the Dell Ultrasharp - Power consumption chart...
  38. Y

    Front panel M5a 78l mlx

    I got a green light to the mother board and Im pretty sure I didnt connect my front panel right I got it to boot up once but I saw smoke and turned it off. Trying again after a while of it just sitting just really want to play I misplaced my pcie connectors and I was wondering if I could run a...
  39. P

    I'm looking for a great motherboard

    Hi, I'm building a game computer, and I've taken a liking to the MSI Z97A GAMING 7 motherboard, but for some reason i can't find a place to buy it for a reasonable price. Please tell me if you know where they went, also is it a good MB, or should i stay away from it? And if you have any...
  40. S

    Looking to get a pc for gaming and would really like some help! My budget is around $400 for everything I need.

    I wanna get into pc gaming yet only have $400 budget and no moniter. Really want to play games like arma3 and dayz.