Forum discussion tagged with pcgaming.
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    Question Need Help! Ryzen 3600 or Intel i7-9700k (Have both on hand)

    Building a new Gaming PC. I have an Nvidia GTX 1070 Founders Edition and will be pairing it with one of the two combinations listed below: 1. Ryzen 5 3600 paired with MSI B550 Gaming Plus Motherboard 2. Intel i7-9700k paired with Asus B360M-A motherboard Thoughts? Opinions?
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    Question Blue Screens/PC Shutting Down When Playing Games

    I'm fairly new to PC gaming so I apologize if I am not too familiar with what's going on but recently when I've been playing games on my PC it will either completely crash my computer or have a blue screen and then crash. It started happening when all of a sudden I was playing Payday 2 and it...
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    Question Turtle beach gaming headset worth it?

    Hey everyone Ive been looking at the turtle beach elite atlas aero wireless pc gaming headset and it looks and seems amazing. I’ve watched a ton of reviews but before I pull the trigger on buying them I want to know what everyone’s thoughts on them are and experience with them. The software for...
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    Question 3700x to a 5600x?

    Going from a 3700x to a 5600x is it worth it?I also looked up the motherboard I have is compatible with a 5600x I would just have to do a bios update?
  5. anime1101

    Question upgraded from i5 6500 1060 3gb to i5 9400f + 1660 super and i have same fps :( please help

    so when i start my computer and instantly go into csgo and do a benchmark i get 280 average fps which is good, but when i use my pc ( facebook blabla ) and then I start csgo after a while, i get average fps 120 ;-; its so weird what do i do? should i reinstall windows? idk please help ( same...
  6. DirtySZN

    [SOLVED] How can I boost FPS/Brand new build expectations

    So I am going to try and put the most information possible in this post here that I can think of as I am trying to get more FPS/more consistent FPS in the following games that I play quite a bit of: Fortnite, Call of Duty Warzone & Call of Duty Cold War. My new custom PC build (not built by me)...
  7. HotDog_water

    Question Is an I3 3rd gen laptop worth upgrading with an eGPU?

    My aunt got this laptop back in 2013, and she gave it to me as a gift. It's a Sony Vaio E series laptop. It was very slow since it only had 2gb of ram, so I bought 2 sticks of 4gb ram to make it usable. Now that I upgraded the ram, I was wondering if I could upgrade it further by buying an eGPU...
  8. Franx13

    Question Building a streaming and gaming PC need help.

    Hello everyone! It has been a very long time since I posted on here, but I would love some help from the community! So I'm getting more serious into streaming. And with me trying to use my PC to game and stream just puts too much stress on the PC, frame rates drop by 30-40, especially on a...
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    Question Transfer cracked AC Odyssey's installation folder

    Does anyone know if I can transfer AC Odyssey installation folder on another drive, without losing my progress? (.ini file in C:\Documents stays in place)
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    [SOLVED] Which one should i choose?

    Been looking at a few different 5700xt and I just came across the 5700xt 50th anniversary edition. I'm thinking between that and the 5700xt red devil edition. I believe the only difference is the 50th anniversary edition is a blower type card where the red devil has 3 fans. Can anyone give me...
  11. Senna El

    [SOLVED] Please Critique my build. What brands or components should I changed or replaced?

    So I.m going to build my second PC Gaming next month. And I really need inputs. Please share your thoughts and opinions. Your thoughts and inputs are greatly appreciated. Which parts or brands should I replaced or changed ? Or this is good enough ? I'm looking to play some demanding graphics...
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    Question Unknown lag source

    Hello! Some of you may know me if you follow the CS:GO competitive scene as a semi-pro. Unfortunately, I had to take a break because of this problem. At the start I thought it was only CSGO related but it happens in Valorant as well. I've tried 4 different gaming mice, different mousepads, I got...
  13. FreeTacos

    [SOLVED] New to pc gaming, Which pc to buy?

    I've got a question so I was thinking of buying a better pc as mine is Garbage so would it be better to get a ryzen 3200g 16gb ram 550 watt power supply or a pre built ryzen 5 3400g? I don't have the biggest budget and don't know which one? Anyone can help me
  14. Grievous190

    [SOLVED] High End Build for gaming for $7000 aud or under

    I'm an average pc builder at best, can anyone put high end builds together for me with parts and a place to get it built? I'm in Australia if that makes it easier for suggesting a build. RGB if possible please.
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    [SOLVED] Big Frame Drops while playing gta 5

    When i play gta 5 on my gt1030. I get more than 60fps on lowest settings possible and i also get one the biggest frame drops ever like when i have just started the game at that time the frame drops are very less.But as i plays more like 10min my hole gpu memory starts filling up and fraps drops...
  16. Aryanj2860

    [SOLVED] White lines across the monitor with GTX980

    Hi guys! I built my PC about 4.5 years ago. The following are my spec for reference: Asus Gtx980 I7 6700k 8gb ram All of a sudden the output from my GPU to my monitor has been really odd. There are white lines across the monitor like so: View: https://imgur.com/8FzMsZv I removed my 980 and...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with my First Gaming Build

    So i am going to buy my first gaming PC but i don't know what parts to get and need your help. My budget is 1300 for the PC itself. I plan to game in 1440p and 1080p high- ultra settings. I will have 2 monitors so u know what kind of power you'll need from gpu (monitors will be 144hz and 27inc)...
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    Ok, SO my NAT was moderate for my COD:MODERN WARFARE so I opened it by opening the TCP and UDP ports. But since I have opened it my in game latency are going much higher that before. I know it sound strange but yes this is happening with me. I was good at Moderate NAT. Now I tried deleting all...
  19. askceoz

    Question Being "Loud" While gaming

    Hey guys. So I really like PC gaming and play a lot of multiplayer games but my parents complain a lot about noise late at night. My PC fans are quiet and I use a membrane keyboard but they complain how loud my voice gets at night even though I barely speak(I live in an apartment btw) I game in...
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    Question Which timing is better?

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    [SOLVED] CS:GO Freezes on start?

    I have 516 hours in this game. I have a very good pc which can run ANY games without breaking a sweat. But when I re-downloaded CS:GO on steam to play with my friends, it kept freezing right after starting the game, nothing pops up, no notification, I can only kill it with task manager. I'm an...
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    Question which one, ASUS X570 ROG Crosshair VIII Formula or Hero?

    I was waiting to get the Hero. However I managed to get hooked up. And offered the Formula for $350) the price of the Hero ($330) should I save the $20 bucks and go for the Hero or splurge for the Formula? Thanks in advance
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    [SOLVED] Would you use these Harddrives for gaming storage?

    I purchased two of these harddrive. The seagate firecuda gaming 2 TB solid state hybrid drive. I got two M2 I am also using but I also wanted add something on the fly just for gaming. Are these decent? Thanks in advance...
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    Question Why can't I run minecraft?

    I have a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and 16GB of RAM. I can run every game. but for some reason this game I can't. Out of all games in the world, I am having trouble running this XD It sounds silly, but my computer looks to have a hard time with this game...
  25. lachiejt

    Question Games crashing on PC after I have done a proper installation on drivers and purchased new GPU and more

    Games still crashing on PC after I have done a proper installation on drivers and purchased new GPU. It’s really bugging me as I have spent so much money for literally none of my games are working. I have also tried completely wiping my computer about 3 times with no luck. I have also scanned...
  26. IndraaBD

    [SOLVED] Can’t open Assetto Corsa

    Hello, I just bought Assetto Corsa (with a key from Gamivo.com) and when it was fully installed I couldn’t launch the game. I get an error when I try to open the game: ‘Access to path C:/users/......./..... etc is denied’. I have no idea what to di about it. Is this becouse I bought the key on a...
  27. mr91

    [SOLVED] MODERN WARFARE -Why is 9700k Needed for 4k RTX? Why is the 8700k not enough?

    Does anybody know why COD Moderwarfare needs a 9700k for 4k Ultra ray tracing over the 8700k? Is it the IPC and clock improvements or the presence of 8 spacial vs 6 physical and 6 Logical? Below are the official specs... Competitive Specs: Here are the Competitive specs to run at a high...
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    [SOLVED] What should I upgrade my PC to? i7? 1080?

    Hi, I'm looking to upgrade my PC as I'm really struggling to play my new favorite games. Here are my specs: i5-8400 2.8ghz Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 ti 8GB RAM 1TB Hard Drive Disk I want to upgrade my GPU and possibly my CPU soon after that. I want an SSD and another 8gb stick of RAM... I'm...
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    [SOLVED] my gpu is not running at its full potential

    sorry for my bad english it is not my native language so i have a have a problem, a friend of mine bought a rtx 2080 and got really got frames with his setup(amd ryzen 7 2700 16gb ram rtx 2080) so i bought a slighty newer card the rtx 2080 super thinking i could get a bit higher frames for...
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    [SOLVED] DX12 to DX11

    Is there any way to Force DX12 games to run in DX11 and 3rd party software, or any other way.
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    [SOLVED] To run the latest triple A games with high settings and at 4K with decent FPS, what other GPU will I need alongside my current GPU, a gtx 1060 3gb?

    I'm trying to move into the 4K gaming scene, but am not sure if my current GPU will be good enough to run the latest triple A games at high settings with 4K and good fps. I currently have a GTX 1060 3GB and I wanted to know if that was good enough for this or, if not, what other GPU should I get...
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    [SOLVED] Game lag sudden and weird

    I usually never experience lag since I have a pretty good gaming laptop (Lenovo Ideapad 520 intel core i7 8th gen) that is less than a year old. But recently when I start or restart a game after using my laptop for a few hours beforehand I get an insane amount of lag. I play single player games...
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    Question Buying a used gaming PC is it worth it?

    This parts list is on my reddit since I couldn’t find a way to post the images here https://www.reddit.com/user/divis71/comments/c20135/850/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=ios_share_flow_optimization&utm_term=control_2...
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    [SOLVED] G703 right click problem

    whenever im playing a game and i lay my hand flat on the mouse and right click to aim down the sights sometimes itll register it as two click instead of one (i checked on the logitech software) and was wondering if theres any kind of fix to this as the mouse is pretty expensive
  35. onlythefreshness

    Question I can't figure out why I cannot use my XboxOne as a wireless display to stream games

    As in the news lately, you can stream games from your PC to your XboxOne now (or better than before) with their "Wireless Display" app on Xbox. I want to use this feature but my PC cannot see my Xbox as a device to connect to wirelessly. I downloaded the "Wireless Display" application on both my...
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    Question FPS stutter on good pc

    So within this last week I have been having FPS drops even on low settings. I wiped my pc completely clean and everything I could think of. Anyone have any suggestions? Specs: GTX 1060 OS: windows 10 CPU: intel i7 8700 RAM:16gb My friend has basically the same settings and can run the game on...
  37. Raxqiif

    [SOLVED] All power up include mouse & keyboard, but no display

    Currently im upgrading my mobo from Asus A320m-k to MSI B350M Gaming Pro But the problem is my when i use my mobo MSI B350M Gaming Pro, my gpu logo is light like always but gpu tach was off, thus i cannot entering bios as monitor not 'recognize display' When i changing back to my old mobo, my...
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    Question Are my idle PC temperatures high?

    Hello, I have an Alienware GTX 1080 Aurora R7, and there is this tab on my task bar called "Thermal controller". I assume that is what it tracks my temps at. Now, my PC is rather quiet I would say, but I do not know what a loud or quiet PC would be defined at. I can hear my PC fans, but it...
  39. R

    Periodic Problem Connecting to a Specific Network

    Hello, So the last couple of months I've been having some strange issues connecting to my home wifi network. Every now and then, maybe every 2-3 weeks or so, when I boot up my computer it is unable to connect to my home wifi. Half the time when the issue occurs my computer can't even find it...
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    Deleted literally everything

    I went to go delete everything and start over but something went wonky and ended up everything is gone it just has a blue or black screen(cant remeber) when i turn it on and a line of words. How can i fix this