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    Question Can i keep all of my drives the same, to use in a new pc.

    I have had my pc for 2 years now, and i am building a pc with a i7 8700k, asus prime z270 motherboard, corsair vengeance ram, and a 1080ti. i want to know if it is possible to just build the system and just use all of my old drives without wiping them or deleting anything. i dont want to delete...
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    Question Use .exe as OS

    I was just curious id it would be possible to usensure an .exe app as an os... so when you boot the pc it just comes up as that app.
  3. TheHyland

    Question Transferring HDD with Windows 7 into new PC with Windows 10 installed.

    I've bought a prebuilt and I'm currently waiting for it to arrive. The new PC will have Windows 10 installed, which I'm happy with. I have a HDD in my old PC with my old files and games installed. Is it possible to install my old HDD into my new PC purely for access to my files with out it...
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    Question RTX 2080 - Screen starts to flicker after I have a played a game

    Hello there. So I have a rather interesting problem that customer service was absolutely clueless about. Alright.. So I just bought and installed an all new RTX 2080 from Asus. It is not overclocked other the factory clocks from Asus. I came from a GTX 980 Ti before and there was no issue...
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    [SOLVED] Partition to partition bootable clone--need some help.

    Sorry if I'm not in the right section--couldn't see one specifically for this. I want to do a partition to partition clone that is bootable from the target disc once the cloning process is completed. I am wondering if 'Macrium Reflect 7 Free' either Home or Business edition is able to do this. I...
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    No 5.1 sound from Netflix

    Hello all, I have a samsung ht-j5150 5.1 audio system and i have it hooked up to a philips 50PUS6503/12 via a high speed hdmi cable with ethernet (in the ARC hdmi slot). The problem is that regardless of the audio setting i choose on the tv or samsung audio system, i can't get 5.1 to play from...
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    windows is slow even after fresh install

    I had this problem for some time now, i have installed a new SSD and installed windows on it, it was good for some time and then it got so slow again. Programs keep freezing and everything is slow even soundcloud and youtube keep cutting out. i have installed all drivers cpu temps are around...
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    how to test psu voltages with multimeter when all cables are black!?

    as per the title really, i need to test my EVGA 850 G2 with a multi-meter to check all rails are performing as they should. however, all my cables/wires are black! anyone know if/how this can be done? thanks BTW my pc boots, runs, for the most part so it's not dead completely - just need to...
  9. MaxTehLegend

    PC significantly slower after upgrading?

    I've made a thread about this before about why I was getting less performance after upgrading, you can check out my previous thread here: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-3458691/4690k-5ghz-outperforming-4770k-5ghz-benchmarks.html I thought that I had fixed it only to come back and...
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    Buy Cheap Blower Style GTX 1080 Ti or Multifan, Case Air Flow issues

    I can get a ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti for 530 but its a blower style card as you can see. I've heard they are good for cases with bad airflow. Mine would fall under that category. It's ENERMAX iVektor ECA3310A. Pic of inside of my build is below. I have a 290 Vapor X and playing Witcher for 20...
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    Problems with i7 4790k & Biostar B85MG - Freezing upon booting up

    Hello very smart humans. Me have problem & rocks won't solve it. I just purchased an Intel i7 4790k. To me, I think it's my first robust build thus far. (Noob) Upon installation, I'm faced with a guaranteed freeze during boot up. I currently use a Biostar B85MG which is a compatible MOBO...
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    Problem with connection between my PC and Monitor

    I just built a pc but when I click the power button on the pc everything comes on but then goes of in a second! Please help.
  13. Karyean

    Acer aspire a515 Series, Monitor unable to be turned on

    Hello, I have an Acer aspire s515 51, model nc174. I recently replaced my keyboard and removed the plastic. (New keyboard is fine and was booting normal) After replacing keyboard and no plastic and then putting back all the pieces (motherboard etc) I turned it on. After turning it on it...
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    Ram support motherboard

    I have 2030 cpu, I want a new motherboard for the cpu and the motherboard should support Ddr4 ram,
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    Can't boot system automaticly, only manualy from BIOS

    Hi guys I have an issue with a boot menu on my motherboard. I'm kinda green in IT so please be patient. I've updated my motherboard, which is asus Z370-E gaming, and since then my settings went default. Duuuh So my SSD, in which there is windows 10 installed, is duplicated in BIOS, the...
  16. acer2dn

    Is this a good build?

    I have changed my specs a bit. Here is the list to my specs. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PbVXkd
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    Randomly Loses Internet Connection

    Not sure if right section, but its happening to my laptop. So basically, i lose my internet connection randomly. Each time, I can easily fix it by diagnosing the problem and applying the recommended fix. The constant problem is that according to windows, the ip configs are invalid. i mean, just...
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    Back to gaming. Do you like this build ?

    G.Skill Trident Z RGB 32GB 3000MHZ DDR4 Samsung SSD 960 Pro M.2 Intel Core i7-8700K "Coffee Lake" Corsair Hydro Series H150i Pro RGB MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GAMING X TRIO ASUS MAXIMUS X HERO Corsair RM1000x ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q Thermaltake View 71 TG RGB Full Tower
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    Power Supply suggestions

    I currently have the corsair CX 500. This is the one https://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Bronze-Certified-Non-Modular-CP-9020047-US/dp/B0092ML0MY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1518751358&sr=8-1&keywords=corsair+cx500 I've heard that it's not the best so I'm gonna replace it in a few months. My system...
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    Sound, video and game controllers all have Error code 19 how do I get my devices back?!

    ------------------ System Information ------------------ Time of this report: 2/3/2018, 21:47:38 Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 16299) (16299.rs3_release.170928-1534) Language: English (Regional Setting: English) System...
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    Logitech z207 help?

    Received the z207 speakers. They work fine when using the aux cable but I cannot connect via bluetooth (does not appear when scanning for devices on my android device). I've tried on another android and also on an iPhone but it still did not appear. Any help? Thanks.
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    Dual monitors shut off pc keeps running

    Hi, since yesterday both monitors shut off and lose signal while pc keeps running in the background. The sound keeps going but for few seconds more and then stops. Then i restart pc and everything is back until it does it again. Yesterday, at one point, the monitors kept shutting down everytime...
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    Is cpu bottlenecking gpu

    Athlon x2 220 2.80GHz Geforce gtx 960 Load usage 100 cpu Load usage gpu 91
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    Help with first pc build

    https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Pater_PIG3ON/saved/ZTWBP6 Are there any changes I can make for a cheaper build? Its my first one. Shooting for 1440p but Im now starting to think of going for 1080.
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    Currently have windows 7 on HDD, want to install win 10 on SSD, how do i do it

    Ok so i've had windows 7 for a long time, its on my normal hard drive. I own an SSD but I haven't put my operating system on it yet. Looking to just get windows 10 for my SSD and get rid of windows 7 on my normal hard drive. How do i go about on doing this?
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    the witcher 3 pop in issue

    when im running around touaints main city npcs will pop in at around 50m im running a gtx 1080
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    $10,000 Crypto Mining Pc

    What GPU mining pc could I build for $10,000, and how much would it earn me.
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    Safe to connect USB hub to adapter with more amps?

    I need to attach 10 USB 3.0 external hard drives which are powered over USB, to a powered USB HUB ( http://www.orico.cc/goods.php?id=5547 ) but it's adapter is only 12V 3A so it does not give enough power to use all 10 drives at the same time with it. Is it possible (ie. safe) to attach it to a...
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    VS 550 for this PC?

    I would really like to purchase this prebuild. https://www.scan.co.uk/products/scan-gamer-intel-core-i7-7700-kaby-lake-8gb-ddr4-8gb-evga-gtx-1070-sc-1tb-hdd-win-10 I would like to know if the power supply is good enough for this build and if not, why scan would use it?
  30. RainOfPain125

    Any suggestions for my build?

    https://pcpartpicker.com/user/RainOfPain125/saved/Rvd4D3 I know I cheaped out on case - since I don't particularly care about the looks. But just in case you know of a better one for around the same price (maybe better cable management or better pre-installed fans) please tell Also the GPU I...
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    Camera not working

    My front camera button is not showing in my Redmi note 3
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    USB not booting properly

    Hey guys.So i just built myself a new pc with an asrock ab350m-hdv and made a bootable usb with windows 10.The problem is that when i boot from the usb, it starts installing windows as if i would've manually started it from the drive(meaning that i can't delete partitions from the drive or do a...
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    FPS drop during in-game content loading

    Hi, My computer freezes for 1-2 seconds when loading in-game contents such as weapons in games like CrossFire and CS:GO. CS:GO freezes when navigating through menu, while CrossFire freezes when I choose a new weapon when in game (Also when I pickup a new weapon from the ground). It freezes once...
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    Input signal lost during game only

    Hello, my pc has been having an issue where it says no cable connected on my monitor screen during a game. Odd enough, it is only happening on Destiny 2 beta... it is not one of the known issues with the beta and can't seem to find a correlation. The problem occurs anywhere from 5 minutes and...
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    System keeps crashing then i cannot turn of the computer

    I have recently build a new computer. I keep gettting this issue where somethime my pc crashes, Kinda like it had gone into stand-by mode or shutting down. The LEDs on my keyborad turn off and my screen is black but the computer is still on. The led on my liquid cooler is still on and the led on...
  36. Phocephus

    I think I fried my motherboard (and I have no clue how)

    Right, so heres how it started. I noticed my GPU temperature at idle was at 83C and obviously I felt like that was too hot. I wanted to investigate. I assumed it was just dusty, so I opened the case, disconnected the PC (after shutting it down normally). I saw how the GPU actually wasn't really...
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    MSI B350 - No POST, black screen.

    Hello, I'm new and this might be the wrong section but I can't find a "build help" and I think my issue is related to the motherboard. I've just bought these pieces for a new PC (got the list online and asked a tech savvy friend to check it): MSI B350 PRO-VDH RYZEN 5 1500X 2x Crucial...
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    Rx 480 VS Rx580

    My friend offering me Rx480 4gb used card at 14k and new Rx580 4gb is being sold at 18k 4gb. Should buy Rx480 or a new Rx580 4gb.
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    CPU memory support vs Motherboard memory support.

    The Intel datasheets for processors (e.g.) have a Memory Types field that show what kind of memory is supported by a particular CPU. If I buy a CPU that supports only DDR3-1600, and I put that on a compatible higher end motherboard that allows a high frequency memory support, will the CPU...
  40. aerodisk

    Need help of choosing a monitor! 1080p

    Hi, I need help choosing a monitor. I do gaming, video-editing, graphic design, digital art, web-browsing and just reading. I work with photoshop, sony vegas, adobe premiere and etc. I'm thinking of getting dual monitors just because I multi-task a lot and it would let me get things done...