Forum discussion tagged with Opinion.
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    Question Which Prebuilt Option is better? (Same Price)

    I'm looking to buy a Prebuilt gaming desktop and I'm not super savy past the basic knowledge, so I figured I'd ask you guys since this place has been nothing but helpful in the past. These two options are very similar other than the storage, so I was wondering if I'm missing anything? I want...
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    Question Seeking Feedback on My Custom PC Build - Your Thoughts?

    Hello fellow tech enthusiasts! I recently embarked on a journey to build my dream computer, investing a significant amount of time and effort into creating a high-performance system that meets my needs. After careful consideration and research, I believe I've put together a pretty solid PC...
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    Question Dead and stuck pixels on new monitor

    Hi all - just bought a significant upgrade for my rig, and decided to get a BenQ EX3410R 34” curved monitor to go with it. I was really happy with the purchase, but when it arrived and I tested it, I noticed one dead pixel on the far left, and one stuck (on green) centre top of the monitor. It...
  4. DeatM47

    Discussion Thermaltake PSU defects? My rant and your thoughts?

    Alright, So this is gonna be kind of a rant, But I wanted to share a very concerning experience that I had with a Thermaltake Toughpower Grand RGB 750 Watt PSU, This supply I got from my current workplace at my local high school where the system it was in was used for visual ASL teachings and...
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    [SOLVED] Best 4K 144Hz Gaming Monitor.

    I just ordered the Gigabyte Aorus FV43U which is a "43 4K 144Hz QLED Monitor with a VA panel Looking at other monitors I saw that the considered best 4K 144Hz is the LG 27GN950-B which is a "27 4K 144Hz (Overclockable to 160Hz) Nano IPS Monitor I know that they are a bit different so I'd like...
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    [SOLVED] 6900 xt or 3080

    With GPU prices starting to come down it’s got me wanting to upgrade. I have a 2070 super at the moment but my greed wants more. I’m running a Ryzen 9 3900x on a Gigabyte x570 elite. 32 GB DDR4 3200 mhz RAM. 1000 watt Corsair PSU (modular). I have the OS on an NVme (3rd gen) unfortunately. I...
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    [SOLVED] Best prebuilt gaming pc for $1500?

    Hello, first off, thank you for your time and help, I really appreciate it. So, I do not have any confidence in myself when it comes to building a gaming pc. I figured it would be better for myself to buy one of these prebuilt. I guess I'm just fishing for opinions but I figured that they have a...
  8. Blazedsrr

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade anything in my build?

    I have a i7 9700k paired with a gtx 1070ti 16 gb of 3200 mhz ram, 756 gb m.2 storage 1 TB hArd drive and 600w segotep gold 80 plus power supply. What parts are my bottleneck to any and should I upgrade anything? Case is also a musetex variant.
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    Question Opinions on my new build

    Hi guys, I just got a new build on kind of a tight budget of around 800$ that i managed to save this past year. I would like to hear your opinions on it. Specs: CPU: Ryzen 7 2700x (171$, the r5 3600 is 110$ more expensive in my country, and i liked the multitasking capabilities of the 2700x)...
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    Discussion Best Gaming Laptop (Built) & Cyber Monday Deals?

    So I know Tom's Hardware posted out some articles about the best Cyber Monday deals, but I'd like to get people's opinions on what the best laptop to get is. I'd like to game on it (I like Skyrim, but I don't know if any gaming laptop can handle that, but I play it on my gaming PC), and I also...
  11. SteeveGates

    Discussion Mac OS 11 Big Sur: Performances and interface: invitation for notations and comments.

    Mac OS 11 Big Sur makes me really satisfied, to say the least. Although the download size is slightly higher than 12 Go, (to take the 2 kinds of processors in consideration: Intel, and the upcoming Apple Silicon), my Intel MacBook Pro, of mid-2014 (the latest with Nvidia graphical processor)...
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    [SOLVED] What do you think about my build?

    CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Black Edition RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8GB 3600MHz Motherboard: MSI B550-A PRO PSU: Corsair RM550x Secondary memory: Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD Case: Thermaltake Case Mid Tower H200 GPU: 1660 super (maybe..) What do you guys think about...
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    [SOLVED] Does rgb matter in this PSUs? Thermaltake BX1 vx BX1 RGB

    They both are smart bx1 but do they change in something more than rgb? I do not care about rgb I prefer the one that will not kill my entire system so... wich one is more reliable? https://es.thermaltake.com/smart-rgb-700w.html https://es.thermaltake.com/smart-bx1-750w.html I only have this two...
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    [SOLVED] How bad is this psu?

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    [SOLVED] Corsair CV650 or a Sentey Epp750HM?

    First of all, sorry for my english i´m from Argentina. So, due to coronavirus there is no stock in the psu market in my country and i only have this two options...
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    [SOLVED] To Upgrade Or Not To Upgrade?

    I am currently running an i7-8700 (non-K) that is on a MSI Z370 Gaming Plus mother board. I have money set aside to upgrade to the best Nvidia 3000 series card (3080 ti?) and was wondering if I need to look into ramping up my CPU. I see that thenew i7-10700 is getting great reviews, but I...
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    [SOLVED] Will an upgrade be worth it?

    I am currently using an i7-8700 (non-k) CPU and have it turbo boosted to 4.4 GHZ. I am going to be purchasing the highest tier of the 3000 series when they come out and was wondering if it would be worth it (or necessary) to look into upgrading my CPU as well. From what I have read, upgrading...
  18. robuxtips

    What laptop should i get

    Which laptop should i choose HP Pavilion 15(ryzen 7 4800h , 1650 , 16gb ram,144HZ) Or HP Pavilion 16 (i5-10300H , 1660ti (MAX Q) 16gb ram , 144HZ)
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    [SOLVED] Advice choosing GPU upgrade

    Looking to upgrade to the RX 5600 XT and im really stuck on which one to get, my 2 options are currently; Sapphire Pulse: https://www.scan.co.uk/products/sapphire-radeon-rx-5600-xt-pulse-oc-6gb-gddr6-pcie-40-graphics-card-7nm-rdna-2304-streams-1750mh OR MSI Gaming X...
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    [SOLVED] GPU Replacement/Upgrade Help

    So, brief explanation is im currently saving for a PC, but at the same time while saving the money to buy said PC, my current rigs GPU has died, so I thought if I replace that now, I can just use that in the new rig and save up to buy the rest when I can, So now im torn between the EVGA SC...
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    [SOLVED] Is this good mid-range for future and 4k with 120 or 144hz screen?

    I have done reasearched and finalised these parts for PC which I will be placing order on Monday. Cpu: AMD Ryzen 3700x Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) ATX AM4 Motherboard Memory: G Skill Ripjaws V Series 3600Mz 16gb GPU: 2060 Super or a 5700XT. (Will be buying around June.) Right...
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    [SOLVED] Help! new gamerbuild

    Hey, Someone wants to buy my computer, so I'm looking for a new one, I do though seek help to know if it's good enough... It's meant for programming and gaming (mostly cod warefare) on a 144 Hz 1080p monitor... this is what I have in mind: Geforce RTX 2070 VENTUS GP Intel core i5 9600KF 3.7...
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    [SOLVED] Working on a System Build for a Friend

    Hey guys I'm pretty much looking for an opinion on the build I have set up so far for a buddy of mine. I think that the CPU and GPU combo are quite good together but I'm not sure about everything else. The price is right at around $1200-$1300 (although there's probably a $200 wiggle room)...
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    [SOLVED] Is AMD Ryzen 3 1200 worth it in 2019?

    Hello everyone! So, im wondering building a new PC which would be based on AMD Ryzen 1200, i need to know is it going to be worth it in 2019, can it be used for gaming? (Fallout 4, KF2, PD2, Minecraft, PUBG etc.) Im going to buy it used (40€=$44). Is it going to be much diffirence on performance...
  25. Showiz

    [SOLVED] How's this W10 PC build for 2k/1080p ultra 60fps min gaming?

    Hey, So basically my PC is from 2012 (i5 3570k) with a 2013 GPU (EVGA gtx 760 SC) and i'm probably gonna buy a new one soon. I want to to game in 2k or 1080 on high - ultra settings without any bs lags or overheating problems. I kinda prefer buying online because my shitty country is very...
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    Build Advice 2nd Opinion on my intended Build, input welcome!

    Hello all, I've put together what I intend to be my desktop PC for the next 7-10 years, and I'd love to hear some second opinions from everyone, on what I might change, if anything. Please keep in mind that I am aware that the second SSD will most likely need replacing around halfway through...
  27. RC Knowledge

    Question Upgrade my graphics card but can my mother board support it

    i know the MSI H81M PRO-VD supports the GTX970 but dose it support the GTX 1060 6GB and if it dose, is it worth spending more money to get the GTX 1060 6GB over the GTX 970
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    Question So I was given a gift...

    A friend of mine works in IT, so he gets to keep his clients old computers (Im not really sure what his job is exactly), he decided to give me a Quadro 4000 just out of the blue. So my question is what should I do with it? I already have my own PC with a gtx 1060 (3GB model), and I know that...
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    [SOLVED] Give your opinion

    This is going to be my first of built by me. Give your opinion. Case: Corsair CC-9011139-WW 500D Obsidian RGB SE Mid Tower Case Motherboard: ASUS ROG STRIX X470-F Gaming Motherboard CPU: AMD YD270XBGAFBOX Ryzen 7 2700X Processor with Wraith Prism RGB LED Cooler SSD: Samsung MZ-V7E500BW 970...
  30. doomkaliber

    Question Laptops are weird, advice/opinions needed

    Greetings forum! I'm in a sticky situation as I've pretty much been a die-hard desktop user and am put in a position where I have to actually pick out a laptop for myself, which is proving... more difficult than expected. Ironically, being a rather tech-savvy guy and I've actually helped a...
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    Question Ryzen 7 1700x 4.1ghz

    Corsair h100i push pull Corsair lpx 3000mhz Ram 16gb Gigabyte X470 ultra gaming I currently have my r7 1700x at 4.0ghz at 1.398v (sometimes jumps to 1.406-1.416) what voltage would give me 4.1ghz as a daily oc? Assuming I even need to up vcore anymore. ( yes I am aware of lottery just asking...
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    Question storage advice and thoughts

    Hi guys. Building a new pc soon, a very budget one but coming from what I have currently it'll be a good step up. Need some advice and input on a few areas: What I currently have: -i7 3770 -nvidia gtx 1060 -western digital black 7200rpm HDD (yes, hdd not SSD). -16gb ddr3 -running windows 7...
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    b450 or x470 for overclocking?

    I am trying to decide on which motherboard to get: -MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC -Gigabyte X470 Gaming 5 Wifi Im building a gaming rig around a Ryzen 5 2600, and i plan on overclocking at some point, and eventually i will want to put a better cpu in the board, so i guess im trying to...
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    Can I connect my Redragon Garuda headset to my ps4 controller

    I bought a headset only to find out that it uses two jacks is there any way for me to connect these headphones to my ps4.
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    Laptop fan turning off when charger is plugged and starts when charger is removed.

    Laptop fan turns off completely when charger is plugged on. The system get heated But when I remove the charger, it gets started. Please help.
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    m.2 ssd replaces in bios sata_3 hdd what should not happen

    my m.2 ssd replaces my hdd but i want both in my rig to use i can only see one i have bought a additional ssd i already had a hdd but when installed the ssd in a m.2 to slot it dind't show up in the bios or in windows i tried a different slot it works there but then i can't see my hdd i can't...
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    Need a new motherboard!

    My PC stopped working several months ago, and I found out it was an issue with the motherboard. I'm looking to get a new one to replace theold motherboard, I was going to get the same one but I have no idea weather its out dated, or if there's a better deal for one that's compatible with my pc...
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    HD 7850 1gb vs HD 6950 2gb?

    I am looking to buy a graphics card for my build and I can get the 6950 2GB for £32 and the 7850 1GB for £40. Which one should I go for?
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    7700k requiring too much voltage for 4.8ghz?

    So, I've been trying to find a stable overclock for my i7-7700k and am getting pretty disheartened. I'm currently running 4.7ghz at 1.235v without issue. (any lower and it can't even complete a run with cinebench or realbench. Won't boot at 1.2v.) My temps stay at around 75 or so in realbench...
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    Icons and Windows look blurred and pixelated?

    I opened my computer today to start editing videos and I noticed everything looks different. My fonts look somewhat pixelated, the windows look oddly squared and sharper, photo icons don't load their thumbnails and other numerous things look different. I don't know what could have caused this. I...