Forum discussion tagged with PCS.
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    Question can i make my 2x8gb of ddr4 2400mHz ram into duel channel instead of single channel on a latop?

    everythings in the title, my laptop is a predator helios 300 oh317-51 with a i7 7700HQ gtx 1060 16gb of ram any help will be appreciated
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    [SOLVED] How should i go about my old bios and new bios when installing new motherboard

    Im fairly new to PC building and im upgrading y motherboard from the prime-B450M to the ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING, im also upgrading my cpu from the ryzen 5 to the ryzen 7 1800X. I wondering how i should go about changing bios, windows, etc. Should i unstall the old bios and download a new...
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    Question Almost same components but different performance?

    So me and my friend got almost identical pcs but i noticed that his PC perfoms noticeably better than mine incase of running games ect.. and i don't understand why? My specs : Biostar motherboard Core 2 duo e8400 3.0 MHz 8GB RAM Amd ATI HD 5870 1GB Windows 10 64bits...
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    [SOLVED] Mount physical switch to Molex-SATA adapter

    Hey Guys, Since I have MacOS and Windows 10 installed on my PC I often have to switch my boot-order in order to choose my operating system. So I was wondering if I could wire an on-on or on-off-on switch to my molex adapters so i easily choose from wich drive I want to boot from. I have done a...
  5. Anujsup

    Question Laptop Display not working but external display working properly.

    Hi, I have a Dell Latitude E6430 laptop. Actually a month ago the hinges got broked and yesterday the display wire which passes through the hinges got broked and a small amount of smoke came from the wire causing the display getting off. I then tried to connect my laptop to a external display...
  6. RTTribz

    Question 800-1000 budget. Intel or amd?

    Hello! My girlfriend wants to build a computer to play minecraft and overwatch. I'd imagine she would mod the crap out of minecraft. I could also forsee her getting into some video editing (probably nothing too major) Are there any experienced techies out there who could offer me build advice...
  7. Rocky Pebam

    Question Processor suited for general use with multi tasking and light gaming

    Please suggest which processor should I choose among i3 8100 / i5 8600k / Ryzen 5 2400 G for general computing tasks with multi tasking and light gaming.
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    Question White screen underneath "protective film/layer"?

    I just received my new monitor(AOC c24g1). When I set everything up, I saw that there was a protective film on the screen,... or so I thought..Since the monitor was on, I immediately saw that underneath the "protective film" the screen was just white. So I suppose it isn't a protective film...
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    Question My PC is not using my storage device and I can't access Windows, help?

    Title. My pc has been booting straight to bios recently and I thought it was probably because my pc wasn't using one of my storage devices. Turns out they both work but only one can be used at a a time(?). Both work fine but only one can be recognised and used at a time. Whenever I use one, my...
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    Question Is My PC Infected?

    Hi, On 3/19 I started getting emails from mailer-daemon@googlemail.com saying "Message not delivered. There was a problem delivering your message to <<Personal information removed by moderator>>. See the technical details below. Account disabled." There was an attachment ForwardedMessage.eml...
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    Question Advice please on dropping off parts for a builder

    I have bought all my parts and now I need to drop them off to a guy to build. I do not know this person but he has good reviews (not sure of that means much). Do I need to make up a contract for him to sign stating that I am dropping off the parts and he's signing to receive said parts and...
  12. Pythonbites

    [SOLVED] Is the EVGA 600 W1 (600w) good enough for this system? (NON OC)

    Graphics Card: GMSI GeForce GTX 1060 CPU: Ryzen 5 2600x / Wraith Spire no RGB Mobo: ASUS PRIME B450-PLUS Case: Aerocool Cylon RAM: 16GB (2x 8GB) DDR4 (Keep in mind I am on a budget) Any help would be appreciated thanks! Also I have already got this PSU my bro got it me as a surprise because i...
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    Question Windows Stutter after using dual Monitor

    Hi, i'm using Asus FX505GE and i have an external monitor Samsung Curved bla bla bla (i forgot the details). i was using the external monitor for gaming purposes only, but after i using dual monitor setup then i unplug the HDMI cable and restart the windows, my laptop reboot successfuly but...
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    Question added new ssd now my perf ingame are worst

    Hi everyone, this is my first post here and I'm not fluent in english but i've heard this is the best place to be if I have a problem with my PC. I built it about last year and I had an issue since then sometimes when I try to boot I have the error message : "A disk read error occurred. Press...
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    Question New PC fails to start up, any suggestions much appreciated

    Hey guys, Just built a PC from brand new components and it fails to boot up. Here is what I experience: PC powers on, CPU fan boosts, CPU fan throttles, CPU fan boosts, CPU fan throttles, repeats this process a few times, then PC powers off, then PC restarts and this repeats indefinitely. No...
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    Question DP to HDMI no display after Win 10 Boots up.

    Hello guys Currently I am using Dell Optiplex 780 with integrated display adapter and Windows 10 Pro. I have installed Display Port to HDMI converter to link my PC with an LED Tv. The issue is : Display disappears after window boots up to the login screen when attached with the display port...
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    Question Best way to display four windows on one monitor using Win10?

    I've got one 1080 card and one wide-screen monitor with four HDMI ports. Which would provide better performance: One HDMI connection to monitor with four windows or Four HDMI connections to monitor with one window in each (PIP?)
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    Question vcomp.dll download

    I'm getting an error message in Windows 10 that vcomp.dll is missing. The Microsoft site wasn't much help. Any suggestions on where to download?
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    Question Will my i5-6500 bottleneck a 1660ti?

    I currently have a 10603gb and am thinking about upgrading. Should I?
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    Question My PC wont post sometimes and when it goes it wont boot to windows

    I have a ryzen 5 s600 on a GIGABYTE AB350M-DS3H motherboard a gtx 1050 ti 16 gigs on ddr4 gskill ram a 500wat corsair power supply when I turn on my computer all the fans spin either at full speed or at a level pace nothing shows up on my monitor. but when It does post I try and boot to windows...