Forum discussion tagged with pc.
  1. AntonioHimself

    Question CPU Ramping up all fans

    This may be a really dumb question but is the CPU, whenever the temperature increases, meant to make not just the CPU fan ramp up but ALL the PC fans? i don't think I've had this issue before... asking because i have 6 fans (2 for water cooling) (4 pc fans) and as you can guess... it gets loud...
  2. MightBreakIt101

    Question Old laptops and MacBooks.

    So I have a couple old laptops 2010 and older a iMac 2004ish 2 MacBook older ones as well. My dad was what I would call a hoarder. Any uses for these? Thanks in advance.
  3. gamerez12345678910

    Question What is the issue with my pc?

    For the last 3 days i've been having these strange random freezes. It's always different. Example. The first time my pc just randomly froze and then the bluescreen came up. I couldn't read it because it went away very fast. The second time it just froze and then restarted the pc. And yesterday...
  4. SameeraKnight

    Question Two 8GB memory sticks not working after power cut

    After the power cut my PC is not showing anything on the monitor. After few tinkering i found out that both of 8GB memory sticks are the problem so i installed two of my old 4GB ram's and the PC starts normally. but both of the 8GB Ram's are also working in my friends PC without any problem. i...
  5. N

    [SOLVED] Need help picking parts for new PC build.

    Hi im 15 turning 16 very soon and was looking to build a new computer. Im not very knowledgeable when it comes to computer parts and would like to know if these parts would work together, and if there is something better i can get for cheaper or better in general? Normally my uncle would help...
  6. K

    Build Advice Sanity check before purchasing full PC ?

    Hello guys, A friend of mine asked me if I will sell my PC to him and I will use the cache cash to fund a new one - yes I know, not the best of times but I think that sell to purchase ratio is mitigating this a lot :) So this is what I have in mind, any suggestions and advises are welcomed...
  7. D

    Build Advice Quiet PC Build Help for Mom

    Hello there kind people of Tomshardware Forum! I would like to ask you for some help, I'm trying to build a very quiet and functional PC for my mom. At the moment moment she is using a very old one with Windows XP, and it's so slow that she has to wait for it to load for every task. She will...
  8. Quandaledingle2

    Question What is a good price to sell my pc?

    Hey, I wanna sell my pc for some cash but I'm unsure how much I should sell it for. I think it's worth at least 600 but I believe it's worth more. My PC specs: Acer EB321HQ Monitor(32 inches) Windows 10 Pro Segotep 600W PSU 80+ 1TB SSD 2 TB HDD Corsair 4000D PC Case Hynix 4x4 1600 MHz ddr3...
  9. m4r1n7

    [SOLVED] Hello everyone, need help! whats the case here?

    The problem occured like 4 weeks ago. Iam using nvidia asus strix 1080ti card. The problem was like occasionally 2 times happened during Elden Ring -THE SCREEN GOES BLACK and GPU FANS start spinning ( you can hear them really good). I need to restart via button my pc and everythings back to...
  10. A

    Question New budget pc built for development & gaming need advice

    Hey guys I'm building a new desktop pc for development, coding, video editing, gaming, running few vm's including Ubuntu, macOs, android & couple light distributions, streaming 4k 60fps & a media server like Jellyfin for streaming on an android tv device, an android phone & an android tablet...
  11. [SOLVED] PC Freezes while gaming/watching videos

    Good Afternoon, Basically whenever I play a game, watch Youtube or do anything related to opening new programs my monitor would freeze and I have to reboot it from the power button(pc still runs as the fans do). The mouse and keyboard don't work but their lights do and I can't open Task Manager...
  12. belunga

    Question Motherboard recommendation ?

    I'm building my first PC after an iBuyPower prebuilt one gone bad on me. I'm looking for a mobo that will support a ryzen 9 5900x out of the box without needing to flash the bios, I also need it to support 2 NVME SSD's. Any ideas on what would be my best bet?
  13. Mikisano

    Question Ssd won't show up as a Bootable device but it shows up everywhere else.

    Me and a friend have spent literal hours trying to figure out this mystery. So I recently upgraded my pc. I was on a bugdet so I only transfered my old hdd to my new pc. It has all my files including OS. I'm trying set the ssd as a bootable device so I can transfer everything to that. But it...
  14. N

    Question My PC keeps freezing randomly when gaming and forces me to hard reset with the power button ?

    ok so its been i think almost a year where my pc keeps on freezing when playing video games. tho theres one game i can play for 24 hours and nothing would happen, other games however freeze my pc after one game. here are my specs: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700 CPU @ 3.60GHz, 3601 Mhz, 4...
  15. Ziraelll2077

    Question RTX 2060 Temps question

    hey friends! I got an RTX 2060 at the beginning of this year and ever since I've had a few questions regarding temperatures, is 32/35c normal for idles and 50 to 60c normal temps during 40 to 55% load in gaming sessions? when under 70% load up to 100% it reaches 81c which that I'm not too...
  16. SheeshReese

    Question Spatium M480 1TB and WD-2TB

    So I recently bought an SSD and a hard drive for my gaming PC. 1.I plug my hard drive into PC and go to look for on under drives but PC doesn’t even recognize that it’s in I’ve rescanned for devices and also unplugged and replugged for different cables that fit, PC doesn’t recognize it. 2...
  17. TiciaN1337

    Question ready2gaming pace wheel, PS4 steering wheel on PC

    Hey Guys! I've got this type of steering wheel, called ready2gaming Pace Wheel. It is licensed by PS4, i want to use it on PC, it recognises it as PS4 GAMEPAD, it recognises the gas, brake and the steering but none of the buttons. Is there a program or any ways i could use this on PC? Tried DS4...
  18. ayakabean

    Question Stuck in Windows Environment loop!! Please help

    Hiiii everyone! My pc was running fine (never experienced problems with this pc before), suddenly "ran into a problem" and went into automatic repair in the windows recovery environment. When it was done "repairing" it said "failed to repair". It took me back to the windows recovery environment...
  19. Pekee

    Question Faulty Ryzen 7 3700X ?

    Hi I've been having problems with my PC for quite while. Everytime i try to update my bios my pc becomes rly unstable, crashing with different BSODs. I ran prime95 and it shows worker 3 stopped working almost immediately. Little background. I have changed my RAM before and that didnt fix it, i...
  20. B

    Question I'm COMPLETELY stumped. Please help.

    My best friend Has a stock 2080 TI, plays in 2k, just as I do, We both have the same CPU, I-9 10900k, both watercooled. I have 32gb of DDR4 ram at 3000 MHZ, he has half of that, not sure of the MHz. He has a Stock 2080TI, I have a "Zotac GAMING GeForce RTX 3070 Twin Edge OC" We both played "The...
  21. moonixly

    Question Accidentally spilt a little bit of water on my PC.

    So my cat knocked over a cup of water and it spilt mostly 90% on my desk; however some fell on the top of my PC (It was on; but I instantly shut it down as I saw it happen). My PC has open holes at the top and then a second layer underneath where all the USB/ETHERNET cables connect before any of...
  22. T

    [SOLVED] One Drive

    I just brought a laptop for convenience when I travel away from home. File synchronization is handy however what isn't and is rather frustrating is the fact that One Drive spits out everything I have on my Desktop PC onto the laptop. Its one thing when the Monitor is 32" and the laptop is 15.6"...
  23. rando500

    Question What should i get for my current rig?

    Current system, CPU: Amd Ryzen 5 2600x, GPU: 1660 Super, 16gb ram, MB: MSI B450 gaming Plus Max. I'm thinking a ryzen 7 5600x and some faster better ram 32gb or a Radeon 6600 core 8b. FYI only GPU instock not my desired one but from what i understand still a decent upgrade. Also according to...
  24. S

    [SOLVED] PS5 controller issue

    So i recently bought a ps5 controller and i wanted to use it on my pc but i tried a whole bunch of cables and none of them worked so i ended up getting a bluetooth adapter which ended up causing a lot more problems but somehow it kind of works as in my windows settings say my controller is...
  25. Rom2

    Question PC keeps restarting without display ?

    My pc is giving me 6 beeps on startup and it wont display anything to monitor. Whenever i remove one stick of ram i will only get 3 beeps. It wont post or anything it just keeps restarting. I dont have any spare parts to test. Help please!! my pc specs: R5 2600x Asrock b450m pro4 G skill...
  26. dunkey

    Question Warzone Season 2 is crashing PC ?

    As title say, warzone crashes to desktop sometimes without error sometimes with 0x0000 etc. sometimes i get in 10 hours sometimes 10 minutes before crash. Drivers up to date, restarted PC. Tried to re-install shaders, tried DirectX fix made sure psu is good and plugged in. re installed game...
  27. Spongerino

    Question My PC won't Boot but RAM RGB is lit ?

    Hey guys, I really need help lmao. I was just using my pc last night, turned it off unplugged the power cable and went to bed. I turn it on the next day and my PC no longer boots. When i click the power on button on the case, the RGB lights on my RAM sticks turn on but thats it. The gpu doesnt...
  28. F

    Question my pc cant connect to amazon eero wifi network and i dont know why

    i just got a new pc and it wont let me connect to the wifi booster i have. under networks only my main network shows up and the rest are hidden and wont let me connect to them. they dont show up normally under the wifi list but when i go to network connections under settings they show up as...
  29. F

    Question New gaming pc options, need help deciding which one to get

    alright everyone, i need an opinion rn. looking for a new gaming pc and here are some prospective options. lmk which one youd rather take: $1400: AOC monitor 24in 144hz Hyper x keyboard Led Mouse G502 logitech had it for 1week Hyper xcloud II Rtx gpu 2080 super intel i5-11600k 11th gen 750 psu...
  30. L

    Question RTX 2070 Crashes and Debug Mode

    I was getting lot of crashes while playing games, sometimes in 2-3 hours sometimes like suddenly or in 5-10 minutes, even in 1080p i had these problem in games but i felt like it's worse in 2k+ res. What i wanted to say is Debug Mode solved all my problems suddenly, What's weird is even factory...
  31. H

    Question Building first PC - Help me choose my system

    Hi guys, I'm looking to build my first PC - please check out the links below and let me know which one you think is better. Please let me know if you think there will be any compatibility issues or if you have any recommendations I would like to ensure temps are good on this pc. thanks...
  32. H

    Question Buying a new PC - Please review my system

    System Builder - Ryzen 7 5800X 3.8 GHz 8-Core, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GB GAMING X TRIO, iCUE 4000X RGB ATX Mid Tower - PCPartPicker A few questions: (i will be playing 1440p 34" curved screen) Will I be able to run all new games e.g. Dying Light 2 etc? Do you see any bottlenecks in the system...
  33. Epsilon Xenos

    Question Built a PC for the first time, need help.

    I've been building this PC for a week. I've read the motherboard manual so I have some guidance. I'm pretty positive I've done everything right. I have the PC fully built and ready but when I connect to an HDMI port to a monitor, nothing pops up, the monitor just says, "No signal". All the...
  34. D

    Question System problems.Last Year config , new ram , aio and bios with cable extentions. I give in the line 20 € for the solving .

    Dear Forumers! I never been in a such deep problem and I would like your help. There's my config what I self assembled. And there's a specific problem I just cannot understand please help with it. There's the config: https://ibb.co/9nFNPm5 https://ibb.co/XbJctYm https://ibb.co/mtxQjGM...
  35. W


    Oooooooooookay... so I have been trying to find out why my computer is crashing, what could be the issue... The following is happening: List of specs: Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.00GHz 33 °C Haswell 22nm Technology RAM 16,0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 799MHz...
  36. Tonymacaroniitaliano

    Question Warzone account issues ?

    Hi, sorry for bothering but I need help as can't find solution and maybe you had such a situation. I did new pc build for my mate as he is warzone pro player and he needed some serious power. When I finished build I've installed warzone and I've created new account just to test how the game is...
  37. N

    Question I7 6700k

    Hello everyone. I have an older PC that still runs very well. I won't be changing my 6700k yet so i wanted to overclock it which is a reason why i bought this CPU back then. PSU, case fans and case are not quite good and i'll be changing them soon. This is long and i'm not an expert so please...
  38. GhostWPT

    Question Strange fan noise

    Hello, I recently noticed that I have a strange fan noise, it's like coil whine, but this strange noise is at one of my case fans. The noise is most audible whenever I play a game, and I don't know why. I also checked the RPMs with my software, I cranked the RPMs to the max and there was no...
  39. C

    Question RX 570 white blinking light

    I noticed that my rx 570 had a white light blinking on it. It lasted a few seconds and my computer is still operating. Is this the beginning of something? Is there anything I have to do? This is my first time seeing this light I have already replaced the psu recently
  40. Evosphek

    Question My available memory is less than total memory

    View: https://imgur.com/a/nmd9wpH I have 8GB of RAM installed. My total physical RAM is 7.80 (I am aware of this) but the available physical memory is less than 4GB. Can someone help?