PC issue

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    Question HELP! Lights showing but no display

    So I have a Asrock Z68 extreme4 gen 3 and I recently upgraded my ram. And after doing so when I go to turn it on lights come one and everything but no display I’ve cleaned the ram sockets and sticks but still nothing and now my gpu light isn’t turning on when I turn the computer on. Any idea...
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    Question DRAM & Boot LEDs flashing simultaneously ?

    I built a new pc today - was feeling so anxious, but excited. I finally have it all put together. And it won’t POST. I read you have to update the bios of the z690 boards to work with 13th gen. I downloaded the bios. put it on a usb. and pushed the white button. My pc seemed to turn on and...
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    Question PC won’t post and nn display but fans are running

    Hi guys, I have recently moved houses and transported the pc in the card, was running fine until a few days ago when I tried to turn on my pc all the fans and rgb would run but no display at all and no signs of connection to my mouse and keyboard. Then I force shut it down by holding the power...
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    Question Low GPU and CPU usage in games / low fps ?

    My benchmarks are showing good results but in game my performance is a lot lower than it should be. When I play destiny neither my cpu or gpu go above 40% usage and I get an average of 90 fps but it goes as low as 50fps More demanding games like cyberpunk bring usage up to around 70-80% but I...
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    Hello everyone. My system configuration: MSI B450M PRO VDH MAX RYZEN 5 3600 XFX RX 6600 XT 16GB 3200MHz 750 CORSAIR CX750M 80+ GOLD MODULAR PSU I've switched to rx 6600 xt from rx 580 4gb. After that I've been experiencing stutters in games (such as Sea of Thieves, Gta 5). GPU UTIL stands at...
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    Question PC not booting after clicking "Startup Repair" ?

    PC specs: GA-H81M-DSV2 Intel Core i5-4590 GPU: iGPU only DDR3 RAM (2x4gb) Hey, So 2 days ago my pc was running fine and when I inserted my wifi adapter (which I use usually without any issue) a BSOD came and automatic repair was going on again and again and restarting my pc, then I navigated to...
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    Question PC Half-Freezing After Games/Benchmarks - Mouse/Keyboard Usable - Hard restart Needed

    Hey all! This is an issue that has been plaguing me for two weeks and across two different builds. Basically, how it started is the PC was working fine, months of no issues, then I went and played a VR game for 7 hours or so with friends (again, no issues during this), and the next day while...
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    [SOLVED] CPU idling at 70c when playing games gets to 95c-98c

    So i recently ran into this issue. it started with me getting little to no frames in Valorant (10-30 fps) and then escalated to my system promting me with cpu temp warnings. After having these issues i dusted my AIO and fans and re-applied thermal paste (Corsair XTM50). Currently typing this i...
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    Question RTX 3080 Ti making weird noise while gaming, but not when stress testing ?

    Hi everyone, I've recently built a new PC, and now I've noticed that the GPU is making weird noise. The GPU in question is Asus ROG Strix 3080 ti. I've played Witcher 2 which is an older game and should be easy for this gpu on a 1080p 144hz monitor, but for some reason there is a weird sound...
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    [SOLVED] Pc keeps freezing, cant click restart/shut down

    Sorry if this has been asked already, I did have a look to see if I could find anything similar to my situation/a fix and I've not been successful, so thought I would post my own thread and see if you're able to help. Issue that I'm having is my pc keeps freezing, But its not fully frozen...
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    Question Some Of My Games Keep Freezing Randomly

    Some of my games freeze randomly while playing, it can last anywhere between 1 - 10 seconds and may not happen again for 3 minutes or 3 hours. I tried turning on and off V-Sync and disabling hardware acceleration where I could but it hasn't helped. I get occasional freezes playing Days Gone...
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    Question CPU fan speed error on ASUS Vivopc X M80CJ

    So i have this asus m80cj which is a prebuilt compact gaming pc, essentially a console. I opened it up and cleaned it a bit and also applied new thermal paste on what i think is the gpu, i then took the cpu cooler fan off. Just unscrewed it and cleaned it a bit, i didnt unplug it. When i turned...
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    Question Why is one worse PC performing significantly better than technically better PC?

    I live in two different houses with two different PCs. At one house, I have an RTX 2060 with an i7-9700k and at the other house I have an RTX 2070 with an i7-9700k. However, when playing COD Cold War, the PC with the worse graphics card and same everything else is significantly better FPS-wise...
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    [SOLVED] Why is my RAM causing pc to turn on and off when set to its full supported speed ?

    So I have the Strix b450f gaming. I have 4 sticks of the corsair vengeance rgb pro and there speed can go up to 3200mhz. My issue is when just having 2 sticks in so its 16gb it allows me to put it at 3200mhz and it runs perfectly fine but the moment I put all 4 in and set it to that speed it...
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    [SOLVED] Pc freezing

    hi my pc won't stop randomly freezing when i play video game it can be 10 minute in game or after 2hrs(Call of duty, Civilisation 5) i have to hard reset it everytime. Thermaltake tr2 700w I7 4790 samsung evo 850 500gb wd Green 2tb Hyperx fury ddr3 1600 c10 2x8gb Asus MAXIMUS VII formula...
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    [SOLVED] Why is it that, after unplugging my computer, I have to reboot it twice for it to boot properly?

    Hey guys, This isn't a HUGE issue (as in PC-breaking) but it is annoying. After unplugging my PC (that I built, BTW), it gives me a black screen with white text saying something about selecting a proper boot device, and just sits there. When I reboot it once, it says the same thing. If I reboot...
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    Question I ran into an issue with my custom built PC. NOT POSTING, BOOTING TO WIN 10

    I was playing games on my PC and then I decided to restart my computer for a nice refresh and then my PC didn’t want to boot to windows 10. I want to check on the cables for the hard drive SSDs and it’s looking fine but still not booting up the windows. now I ran into another issue it’s not...
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    [SOLVED] Pc hard-reseting while playing games or doing other demanding tasks

    Recently my pc has been restarting at random while playing games, I researched but i only found heating related problems, wich is not my case because both my gpu and cpu mantain a 60C - 70C at maximum while playing. My opinion is that is a faulty PSU or not an overheating component but a...
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    [SOLVED] low fps feel on every game, i really need help please.

    Hi, this is my first post here becuase i have no idea whats this and i really need help. For example im playing battlefront 2 on low settings (140-150 fps) and its smooth but if i change settings to ultra (80 fps) my game start to feel like its lagging, like my fps would be under 60, i dont...
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    [SOLVED] Why does my computer keeps restarting every couple of seconds

    So whenever I turn it on it runs for a few seconds before turning off then doing the process again. It shows no error on my PC monitor so possibly a hardware problem
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    Question PC not turning on after power outage

    Hey. I'm asking for a friend. He had a power outage the other day and now his PC wont turn on anymore. He removed the PSU and held down the power button to release any static in the components. That did not fix his problem. He also tested another PSU that was in another computer in his house...
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    Question Is my motherboard dead?

    Hello guys, today I tried to turn on my PC but after pressing the power on button nothing happend. I checked everything outside the PC and everything was working. Something was wrong inside the case, so I cracked it open and here the fun begins. I should also mention that I turned off the pc...
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    [SOLVED] Years of struggling and still can’t find an issue.

    OS: Microsoft(R) Windows 7 Professional (64-bit Edition) MOTHERBOARD: * (4-Way SLI Support) GIGABYTE X79-UP4 Intel X79 Chipset Quad Channel DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ 3D UEFI Bios, Ultra Durable 5, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, SATA-III RAID, 4 Gen3 PCIe x16, 2 PCIe x1 & 1 PCI CPU: Intel(R) Core™...
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    Data recovery > max storage

    Hi! So I've been trying to recover my whole external HDD (1TB) with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, and after scanning, it says there's more than 7TB of data :ouch: Does someone know how's that possible?
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    Intel 3D XPoint Optane SSD DC P4800X Performance Preview

    Intel offered us the opportunity to remotely test the DC P4800X in its top-secret lab buried in its expansive Folsom campus. Of course, we couldn’t pass up a crack at testing the hottest new storage device in, well, forever, so we have some results. Intel 3D XPoint Optane SSD DC P4800X...
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    Weird startup issue

    So everytime I start my pc the windows take about 15-20 seconds to load the taskbar properly. During which it doesnt recognize internet connection and I cant open Network and sharing centre (if i do the explorer would hang up or crash). After the 15-20 seconds the taskbar would refresh itself...
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    Using recovery disks on a new drive?

    Hello everyone, First of all Happy Easter! My old computer is an HP Pavilion P6210f, https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01852858 that served it's purpose for around 6 years. The hard drive recently started showing bad sectors, and the whole system was slowing down. So I sold it for...
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    Booted up the disk with the gpu but the menu that shows up on screen is weird.

    As the title says it's the first time I started the menu up and the menu is minimized. I can't find a way to open it up in full screen. Here is an amazingly good photo I took https://gyazo.com/91f96f7e4bf34462021614ca919c1945. Anyone know a solution to this?
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    what is a safe temp for a r9 280x?

    What is a safe temp for an sapphire r9 280x vapor-x if i want it to live for 2-3 years. When it runs About 3-8 hours a day?