Operating Systems

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  1. System32_76

    Question Why can't I update Xubuntu ?

    Hi everyone. I tried to update from Xubuntu 20.04.1 LTS to 20.04.2, but for some reason, I can't easily do so. I executed the "sudo apt update" command before using these three specific upgrade commands: "sudo apt dist-upgrade," "sudo apt full-upgrade," and "sudo apt upgrade." The upgrade...
  2. obi1kenobi

    [SOLVED] Custom cable sleeving

    Hi all Please can someone tell me the difference between custom cable sleeves and a cable extension kit like the phanteks One? Is the extension kit basically unplugging all the cables I:e your motherboard,graphics card etc. Hiding them at the back and adding the extension kit for colour?Or do...
  3. N

    [SOLVED] What you think of my $500 Sleeper Dell PC?

    A few months back I scored an older Optiplex 3010 since my IT friend’s office upgraded. The mobo was iffy so he gave me a replacement still in the package... I saw an opportunity! Specs: OEM Dell 042p49 mobo i7 3770k ~4.0ghz 16gb ddr3 1600mhz Samsung 256gb & 500gb SSD Samsung Zotac 1070 mini...
  4. A

    Question pc gets kinda toasty

    so I bought this pre-built pc a couple of months ago the cpu is a i5 2500 and the gpu is a 1060 3gb and the mb is a Foxconn h61mxe/-s/-v/-k so during idle time the temps overall are around 40-50ish which is alright but the problem starts when I game the max it'll go would be 85 which as you can...
  5. T

    Question 100% disk usage slowing down PC/laptop

    Same issue on both my laptop and PC. Noticed they were slowing down a bit so I checked task manager which said 100% disk usage, nothing in particular seemed to be using much of it though. I googled solutions but everything was saying "it could be a lot of things so try these 800 different...
  6. Instajoshi69

    [SOLVED] Looking to build a gaming PC for CSGO.

    Components: Ryzen 7 2600x cpu MSI 450 gaming plus mobo GTX 1060 6gb amp edition GPU Vg248qe monitor 144 Hz 1 tb hdd 126gb ssd 650 W PSU GSKILL ddr4 16gb RAM CM cabinet Antec kohler Cooling liquid I want to know if this setup is good for gaming at max FPS for csgo or if i should upgrade anywhere.
  7. AllanGH

    [RESOLVED] - Upgrading memory for an MSI 990FXA-GD80

    I am debating just picking up the G.SKILL F3-2133C10Q-32GZM Ripjaws Z Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory kit. Does anyone know of a reason that the above memory would be a bad choice for the MSI 990FXA-GD80 motherboard? Not gaming, and don't plan on...
  8. A

    Question Quadro 4000 not outputing after display driver install

    Hello, I have a Dell Inspiron 620 desktop and I am trying to install my quadro 4000 graphics card in it, however, when I try to install the Nvidia software and restart, the computer on boot gets to the windows start splash screen and then once it loads the GFX driver the screen blanks. Only one...
  9. V

    Question What PSU can i get?

    Hi all, i’m very new to computers but want to upgrade my old computer. What PSU can i get? I don’t want to buy one and find out it’s not compatible with my motherboard or anything. Is that something to worry about or are all PSU’s compatible? Can i get this one...
  10. H

    Question Can someone explain in laymen terms

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  11. Z

    [SOLVED] Do I need to update my BIOS for this?

    Okay, so I have a Dell Latitude 3189, but I have a question. Some programs crash very fast (ex: Chrome, it says aw snap! and something with the memory being full). The RAM isn't full at all, it's like on 50% usage. But, on the support site for the laptop, it says that there's a BIOS update...
  12. R

    [SOLVED] Do I need a new motherboard?

    I bought a PC with the Ryzen 1800x in it a while back and it has has a problem with losing it's video connection. It will be running along fine then suddenly there will be a buzzing/vibrating noise and the display will say no connection. Most times it just does the no connection thing without...
  13. T

    Question Dual mini itx case?

    Hi all. I got to have 2 mini itx mobos with cpus ram etc, and looking for a dual mini itx mobo case, but all i found on google are server racks or big towers, i'm thinking if there ever exists a small dual mini itx case, there is no need of big tower, one of systems is ryzen g with no plans for...
  14. P

    Question Windows 10 OEM key Activation in another country

    Hi, My brother just send me Dell Laptop from Canada with Windows 10 1809 Home (OEM Activated), I want to install a fresh copy of Windows 10 1803 Pro (formatting hard drive) which I download from Microsoft website (ISO). will my windows 10 1803 activated if I install a fresh copy (in the same...
  15. geilo109

    [SOLVED] Where to connect aio connectors on my board

    Hey, Where do i need to connect my aio connections on my MSI Z170a Xpower Gaming titanium?
  16. G

    Question Gtx 1060 3gb

    I tried everything to remove error code 43 from older drivers to UDD but after I used UDD and restarted my PC there's no display only a black screen except that it doesn't say no signal its just a black screen and there's no mouse or anything I tried pressing enter doesn't work, I tried going...
  17. V

    [SOLVED] MB for i7-8700K

    Hi All, Building a system primarily for Adobe Lightroom and occasional gaming. In another forum the i7-8700K was recommended for CPU. A MB was also suggested, the MSI MAG Tomahawk Z390....I really don't know much about MBs, but I did see a video detailing which MBs had the best VRMs, and it...
  18. joshua2324

    [SOLVED] pc is on but the monitor is not recieving any signal

    guys im a new pc builder i buy a C2D e8400 processor and and a foxconn g41 mxe series and 8gb 1600mhz of dd3 ram (single stick) and when i start the pc is on but the monitor is not recieving any signal. can you help me plsss do you think what is the problem?
  19. avrona

    [SOLVED] Any News on Ryzen 3000 Pricing so Far?

    I'm planning on upgrading my CPU soon, from an fx-8350 to a 2700x. I want to buy it in April while I'm in Japan as I can get it for much cheaper there. However it's just a few months before Ryzen 3000 releases, so I'm thinking of either waiting for that and buying a "3700x" if it's cheap enough...
  20. S

    Computer shuts off randomly (not overheating)

    My computer has been working fine but now all of a sudden it just shuts off, it loads to desktop just fine and then at random it just shuts off with no message or anything, sometimes it shuts down immediately and sometimes I can go for hours without anything happening but it always shuts itself...