Forum discussion tagged with OLD.
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    Question Can I make my old laptop work?

    This laptop is decade old and I want to make it work .But it's constantly restarting and couldn't find any help on internet. In the bios there is no option for formatting or repairing. Any advice could be helpful and apperciated
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    Question Help!! gpu issues

    Hi everyone, thanks in advance for taking the time to help me out with this issue! I'm sure ill get a lot of comments saying that my hardware its old and outdated... blah blah blah but please try to understand that its not about the hardware, but a fulfillment of my childhood.. haha THIS IS...
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    Question old ram not working in new mobo but works in others

    recently, I'v plugged q45t-am motherboard with my old working ram 4gb 800 Mhz. When I turn it on the mobo start beeping, i tried another 2gb 1066 Mhz ram it worked fine , both rams look tha same having same pins, the mobo should be supporting 800, 1066,1333 Mhz fsb (ddr3) .So why it is beeping...
  4. cheekypig55

    Question Broken CPU or Other problem

    Well here i am after months of dealing with this problem, hoping that it would sort it self out, i have come to the internet to solve my problem in my stead I have a i5 3470 @3.2ghz with a stock cooler, a Gainwald Geforce GTX 970 GPU, MSI H61MA-E35 motherboard, 8GB of DDR3 1600mhz of ram, 650...
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    [SOLVED] Troubleshooting motherboard from 2000

    Hello all, I happened to find an old motherboard which was used in a computer that used a box monitor. I remember playing hot wheels world race cd game on it when I was a kid. Anyways to the point: Mobo specs: MSI K7N2 https://www.cnet.com/products/msi-k7n2-motherboard-atx-socket-a-nforce2-spp/...
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    Question Can i transfer a SSD with windows 10 already on it to a different PC?

    Im going to help my brother with an upgrade for his current PC. He has been using a 1tb HDD and im going to give him my 1tb Samsung Evo SSD from an old build i had sitting around. I did a recovery on the ssd, deleting all my old files and games. I also ran the "sysprep" and completed the "OOBE"...
  7. Question Corsair CX600m Buzzing?

    So I've had a Corsair CX600M as my main power supply for about 5 and a half years now. On pretty much every day all day for that period of time as well. It's been pretty good and it's been used in 4 major PC changes. It's only just started making what I could only describe as 'ticking' and...
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    Question Nvidia just announced that my Freesync Monitor is G-Sync Compatible hours ago, how do I turn on G-Sync?

    I used to have a AMD RX 480 GPU but then I upgraded to a RTX 2080 Founders Edition. This is my current freesync monitor: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIACVB8580398&Description=ED273%20144hz&cm_re=ED273_144hz-_-24-011-165-_-Product According to the news today, Nvidia just...
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    Question 56 PassMark Mem Latency Test Score: Corsair Vengence LPX 32gb (4x8) 3000 CMK32GX4M4C3000C15R

    I'm using a threadripper 1920x on an x399 taichi board, in all these tests the ram was at 3000mhz. In PassMark these sticks score well 98/99 percentile in some scores, good in others (lowest is 64th percentile), and horrid in the mem latency test, 4th percentile in distributed mem mode, 25th...
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    Build Advice Major upgrades for gaming

    Hello My PC is getting old again and i need an upgrade, but it's the first time i'm actualy doing it myself, so would like a bit of advice. Approximate Purchase Date: not swetting it, but the sooner, the better Budget Range: up to about $2500 System Usage from Most to Least Important...
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    Question ASUS laptop with multiple issues (audio drops/delay, stutters and pauses)--please help!

    (Second time doing this... here's hoping it'll go better than before.) About a year ago, I was ill-fortunate to purchase an ASUS FX503VM laptop. SPECS: Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad-Core 2.8GHz Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 3GB 128GB M.2 SSD 1TB HDD 16GB DDR4 RAM Windows 10 Home...
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    Big pc problem

    I just recently built my first pc and the pc will not connect to the monitor what is the problem
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    CPU not coming out of motherboard grid

    My Ryzen 5 2600x is not coming out of my MSI B450 Tomahawk motherboard. Is there anything I can do to get the processor out of my mobo?
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    Headset microphone not working

    I have a ozone rage 7hx 7.1 gaming headset.This headset comes with a microphone that I can remove if I want.Today I turned the mic off and it is not coming back on even though I tried several times and restarted the pc.When I try to update the drivers to see if it would fix it, the driver...
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    CPU/GPU Usage Not Maxed Out

    I have a strange problem. When playing Forza Motorsport 7 on 1080p ultra, I only get 72 fps, which seems low for my current setup. My specs are: i7 4770k overclocked to 4.0 GHz GTX 1070 Ti overclocked to 2076 MHz Core/8910 MHz Memory 16GB 1866 RAM I get around 32% GPU usage at 48 degrees...
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    PC not receiving input audio

    My PC does not receive input audio from a microphone. There are three audio inputs in my Acer TC-605 - none of them shows any activity at the audio settings when a mic is plugged in. I have all my audio drivers (Realtek) up to date. Each possible audio settings tab has been checked, with no...
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    Motherboard power on and then off again repeatedly when the CPU power is plugged in.

    As I said in the title, my motherboard (a Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R) will power on for about three seconds and then turn off again repeatedly when the CPU (a Xeon W3520) 8-Pin is plugged in to the board. This problem then goes away when I unplug the CPU power. I am currently using the power supply...
  18. sheehan469

    What is the most current socket? How long could it last?

    My current z97 motherboard (just a hair over 3 years old) has a bunch of failed usb ports. I went to look for a replacement assuming it will die soon (I don't know if that's a good assumption or not?) and found that no one is making boards that support LGA 1150 processors anymore. I'm also...
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    Freezing and Crashing Issue with Computer

    Hi there so I guess I will share the problems I have been having recently and see what you guys think is the problem. When I play "Overwatch" for a few minutes it crashes and my window closes. I thought it was the graphics card because its about a 5 year old graphics card and a few months...
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    GTX 1060 not showing up

    I just bought a new GTX 1060 and put it in my PC, the lights on the GPU are lit up but my PC won't detect it in GPU-Z, CPU-Z and the NVIDIA driver download won't detect it. Can anyone help?