Forum discussion tagged with overclocked.
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    Question 3DMark Time Spy score only 4 659 on GTX 1060 6B

    Hello! So I ran Time spy on my MSI 1060 6GB Graphics card with an i7 8700k Oced to 5.1ghz Im also using Corsair vengence 16gb ram The score I got was 4659 (My run https://www.3dmark.com/3dm/36680267 ) This compared to a similar setup is very little (https://www.3dmark.com/spy/6658533 ) I was...
  2. [SOLVED] i7 3820 overclock on sabertooth x79 unstable. Need help!

    Hello! I applied an overclock of 4.6GHz on my i7 3820 using a guide I found online(links to guides below) however occasionally I have been having issues with stability. This would happen in the middle of gaming where the game would freeze and a BSOD with the error "Stop:Clock_watchdog_timeout"...
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    tv to amp

    hi guys. trying to connect my new(ish) LG tv to my old Teac ah500i. i have read through some of the threads on here and came across some advice that helped someine by way of using the head phone socket on the back. i have tried this but sound only comes out of 1 speaker. now my question is. my...
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    What's better for a gaming/storage HDD (for laptop)?

    So, I've been browsing around, looking for a HDD to throw into my laptop as my SSD is starting to fill up. I play a bunch of different games (FO4, CSGO, Darwin Project, BO2), and I want a fast, reliable drive that won't break my bank. I'm thinking a 1TB will suffice, and I've found two that...
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    How Google Improved Android Security In 2017

    Google revealed details about how it improved security for the Android ecosystem in 2017. How Google Improved Android Security In 2017 : Read more
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    Is this build good enough for its price

    Hi there i was wondering if this build is any good, i have spent a long time coming up with a build and am ready to buy the parts in a few days. Please let me know if there is any bottlenecks or better alternatives thanks. Case : BITFENIX BFX-NOV-100-KKWSK-RP MO: Asus Prime B350M-A AMD DDR4...
  7. Kisianik

    Recuva urgent help needed

    Hi I am trying to recover HUGE amount, about 2TB, of data. I was on the rash when I started Recuva and did not check options. So, now when 14 hours scan is complete, I checked options and under Actions --> Recovering I checked RESTORE FOLDER STRUCTURE, right below that is SECURE OVERWRITING...
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    AMD or Intel build?

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor Motherboard: ASRock - Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming K4 ATX AM4 Motherboard Memory : G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2800 Memory Storage: ADATA - Ultimate SU800 512GB 2.5'' Solid State Drive Video Card: PNY - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB XLR8 Video...
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    B150 Chipset for Kaby Lake?

    I know, underneath my profile pic is Motherboard Expert, but I'm not really clear about getting a B150 for a 7th Gen Intel Kaby Lake. I'm just helping out my friend making a really, really budget build. I know I have to do a BIOS flash, but not sure if it works or nah. This build is on a really...
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    No display+ rebooting

    Hello guys im having an issue since yesterday, when my screen turned white and the only thing I could have done was restarting my pc. Then when I tried restarting my pc tried to turn on but on monitor there was no display and computer started rebooting. If I don't stop him he will reboot for...
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    upgrage graphics card from r7 360.

    my specs are amd fx 6300 asus m5a78l-m/usb3 1tb wd hdd sapphire r7 360 nitro 2gb ddr5 8*2 gb ddr3 1866mhz ram i generally play in 1366*768 or 1600*900 resolution. I have shortlisted zotac gtx 1050 ti oc 4gb , zotac gtx 1060 mini 3 gb and rx 470 4 gb. i would generally like to play at high-ultra...
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    How can i make this build cheaper?

    Title says it all https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/VyQJTH need some help lowering the price on this build C:
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    Zotac cards build quality

    I recently came across a deal on the Zotac GTX 1080 AMP edition 8GB DDR5 selling at $860. Normal retail price from where I am from is at $1040. That's about $180 difference. Both at brand new. As a form of price calibration, Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 1060 retails at $479 Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX...
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    How do I make my computer get priority over the internet?

    As the title says, how can I actually make that my PC has the most bandwidth. When I play games it lags like hell because other are watching youtube and movies over the same internet so i really get bad ping. Is it actually possible to make my PC the main one. So every time when i play...
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    pc isn't working properly

    Hey guys, About a week ago my pc fell down my desk and now it doesn't work like it used to do before it fell. For instance when i start up a game, it's fps rate is like 50% lower than it used to be and when I start a game something starts make some sort of clicking noise but I don't know what...
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    Looking for futuristic/ sci fi looking cases

    Im looking for cases under 70 dollars that look scifi and futuristic. I like red and not blue but if it looks really cool i might consider it. Thanks and have a nice day.
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    DDR3_B2 slot causes Single Channel works only

    I have 4 memory sticks DDR3. When i put all of them then they work donly on Single Channel. Also - when i put two of them to slots 1+2, 2+3, 1+3 then they work on Dual Channel. But when i put memory stick to slot 4 then it works on Single Channel. What could be the reason and what other info is...
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    what's a good mini-itx tower for water cooling

    i'd like to build a watercooled mini-itx that i can take to lans, I'm an experienced builder but have no experience in with mini-itx builds. Could someone recommend an easy to carry mini-itx case that has space for radiators. i'd like to fit a single 120 and a dual 120 inside. I'll probably use...
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    Sparks appear when pluggin in USB

    When I'm plugging in a USB into the back of the my computer into the motherboard I see little blue sparks just before its plugged in...Is this bad? How do I fix it? It happens when I plug stuff into my extension lead as well :/ I have another unrelated question, is it ok to hoover the dust off...
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    Can I still use a monitor which is NVIDIA 3D vision 2 ready with an AMD GPU?

    Hi, there's a monitor which I like mainly because it is affordable [24 "BenQ XL2411Z] and that it is 144Hz 1ms, I was wondering since this monitor is NVIDIA 3D vision 2 ready and I have an AMD GPU is this setting a drawback? Should I go for a different monitor? Thanks in advance.