Forum discussion tagged with PCS.
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    Question Good prebuilt PC in 2022?

    Hi, I'm looking for recommendations for a good prebuilt PC, my budget is around £100-£150. I'm looking specifically at used ones but I don't know which one will fit my purposes. I'd like if it could handle light to medium gaming at 1080p which could be a big ask but I don't mind looking for...
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    Question PC stuck on "Tuf Gaming" splash-screen ?

    I am having an issue where when I boot my pc it goes to the splash-screen that says "Tuf Gaming -- press del or f2 to enter bios settings". Nothing happens when I press either of those keys. I’ve tried updating bios, resetting cmos battery, changing keyboard USB port but nothing has worked. My...
  3. daniel80x

    Question my ssd is not working right?

    Hello friends, for a few weeks my pc was working somewhat laggy and rough, then reviewing everything I came to the conclusion that it may be the SSD since in the tests it does not show positive results, I wanted to know if these results indicate that my ssd does not work well , thank you...
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    Question Can I use my old hard drives / SSDs in my new pc?

    I am currently upgrading my cpu, motherboard, power supply, cooler and ram and I was wondering if I can simply plug in my old hard drives and SSDs into my new motherboard and it would have all of my games and apps still there. Ultimately I don’t want to have to reinstall all of my games and apps...
  5. BBoy3617

    [SOLVED] Totally new to PC building, and Building a Pc for the first time, looking for suggestions

    So I'm building a PC for the first time and I'm looking for some suggestions. I'm planning on using it for gaming, have a budget of around 1k. Ik this isn't much more PCs nowadays, but I'm trying to see what I can get with this budget that can still run games at decent settings. So far I'm...
  6. Chilaxman

    Discussion Is this pc build ok

    So I’m looking to build a pc and this is the specs I’ve got, I am on a budget and this comes up to £800. I’m looking to use it for gaming and studying can you guys tell me if this is good or bad. Case PCS P209 ARGB MID TOWER CASE Processor (CPU) Intel® Core™ i5 Six Core Processor i5-9400...
  7. elias.berglund

    Question PC started to run laggy after thunderstorm, but I can see no damage ?

    So my PC started to lag after a thunderstorm occurred but it still works, the problem is that my windows started to get very choppy and not so responsive. Any clues why this made my computer laggy? Especially in COD Warzone where i used to get 100-140 fps now it has gone to 50-70 ? Also there...
  8. Lucap208

    Question Pc randomly crashed and gpu fans no longer spin as well as no display

    I was playing my pc and all of the sudden it turned off. I then tried to start it again and the gpu fan wouldn’t spin and their would be no signal. I plugged my other gpu that also doesn’t display anymore into the same slot and the fans spin on that gpu but not the other. I’ve tried unplugging...
  9. larks.

    Question pc randomly turning off very often

    hi , my pc keeps turning off randomly my pc only has 1 fan although my temps seem to be fine but 3 times today it's randomly turned off and when it does it just restarts and put me on the windows screen i have tried to take off front panel in order to increase air flow but it dosen't help at...
  10. D

    [SOLVED] Will the Deepcool CASTLE 240RGB V2 AIO work with the msi b450 mortar max motherboard ?

    I am thinking of buying a AIO for my cpu and I think I have found a good one which is the deepcool castle 240rgb v2, but I have done some research and can't find if it works with my motherboard which is the msi b450 mortar max. Any ideas if it works or not.
  11. jakevg11

    Question Help! New system has unbearable stutter and I'm not sure how to fix

    Hi, I recently built a new computer to replace my old one. I've built many computers, so when this issue came up I really didn't know what to do. When my PC was first built, on every single boot it would stutter, both audio and visual horribly. After updating my motherboard BIOS to a new...
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    Question how to change prebuilt pc cabinet?

    I got a prebuilt pc (Lenovo 510s desktop) i wanna know how i can change its cabinet pls tell cause i need to do it cause i need more space in it idk if we can change prebuilt pc cabinet so i wanna know.
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    [SOLVED] How much could I sell my current PC for?

    Hi guys, I was wondering if you guys could help me. I want to sell my current PC and I dont know how much to subtract from the original price. Here are the specs. It is a pre-built by HP. GEFORCE RTX 2070 (9 months old) 512 TOSHIBA SSD (9 months old) 2TB SEAGATE HDD (9 months old) i7 9700K (9...
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    [SOLVED] Hello, how do I squeeze some more FPS that seems to be unused by my machine

    So, hello my name is Paul. Some time ago I bought a Dell Inspirion 15 to play games and be able to explore more of PC, before this laptop I used to be a console player, with many regrets after experiencing Alt+Tab, infinite free games plus mouse and keyboard. However to load some more busty or...
  15. ehvfehvf

    Question My PC suddenly doesn't turn on, help

    I woke up in the morning and tried to turn on my PC but it doesn't turn on, ive tried to unplug the power hold power button for 30seconds plug it in and it doesnt work, ive tried to use my screwdriver on the motherboard to bypass the power button and it still doesnt work, what works is when I...
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    [SOLVED] is this a good build?

    Im just wondering if this is a good build and that if there are any parts that would be better or such as save me money. (i also want to keep the white theme) Ryzen 5 3600 (with stock cooler) MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX MOTHERBOARD ATX Corsair Vengeance RGB pro 16gb 3200 White Samsung 860 QVO 1TB SSD...
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    [SOLVED] i dont think my pc has its ssd activated.

    so i just bought a brand new pc for my brother from best buy its a cyberpower pc. its a ryzden 3700x with 2070 super and 2tbhhd and like 250gb ssd. so it has both, as u can tell from me buying a prebuild im pretty ignorant when it comes to pc but i do know a thing or 2 . so as soon as we get...
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    [SOLVED] is 85 °C too hot for cpu at 100% load

    hello so recently i OC'd my core 2 duo e6550 2.33 ghz to 2.59 ghz now i am getting 45 degrees on idle and 85 on gaming and 100% load so i just want to know if that is safe or too hot and (dangerous) thank you
  19. Foxis-

    [SOLVED] computer helper

    im sorry i have bad england. i getting helping with translatern . built this with mine friending. will this worker. he already hare an gtx 1080 gpu. View: https://imgur.com/a/sF4F92t
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    Question Bought a bigger cooler but cpu temps stayed the same. Is there a problem with my CPU?

    So i recently upgraded my corsair h100i v2 cooler to a fractal design celsius 36, but my CPU temps are still too high. For instance, when i open up google chrome, my CPU goes up to 70 degrees. Also in bios its running at around 50 to 60 C which isn't an idle temperature. I've remounted the...
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    [SOLVED] Every game crashes

    So I've had this issue for a while now. I would play games for roughly 2 mins until they froze and black screened. ALL OF THEM (sometimes even the browser froze). Until Saturday, I had 8GB of ram, when someone came over and added another 4 gigs ram. I played games for 12 hours straight that day...
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    [SOLVED] Connecting second monitor

    Hello, at the moment I have a single LG monitor connected to my computer via HDMI connection to the GPU. I am looking to get a second monitor however my GPU only has 1 HDMI display port. However, I have noticed there is a single HDMI port on my MOBO but when I connect the monitor, there's no...
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    Question How safe is it to re-use a heatsink/fan based cpu cooler?

    I have had my Cooler Master 212 Evo running on my current system for about 5 years. It has been running fine and I have not done anything to it since I installed it other than dusting. Is it safe to re-use this in a new build that I am planning to make this Christmas? Or should I just buy...
  24. System32_76

    [SOLVED] Air Compressor Safe To Use For Cleaning PCs?

    Hello everyone, I'm wondering if it's ok to use an air compressor for cleaning out PCs? I know using vacuums have ESD risks and since I'll be constantly cleaning out PCs, I don't want to keep buying canned air all the time.
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    [SOLVED] Will i7-3770k 4.6ghz bottleneck 1080ti?

    Hello, i recently had questions about i7-3770k cooling, and now i went over to GPU upgrade. I have i7-3770k in combo with 1070 strix, i am planning to get around 144fps in witcher 3, so i am planning to buy 1080ti. But, as i know my cpu is too weak for that GPU, but will that actually matter in...
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    [SOLVED] Is this a somewhat good pc on a budget? I wanna play WoW

    asus h61m-k procesor: i5-3350p 3.10ghz graphic:sapphire dual-x r9 270x 2gb ddr5 ram: 16 gb Disc: 500gb Psu: 700w
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    [SOLVED] Is this cryptomining setup enough to mine bitcoin?

    here are the specs intel core i7 9700k 850w gold psu radeon rx580 16gb ram 1tb ssd watercooled

    [SOLVED] Old PC vd New PC

    Hey all... I am planning a future build to replace my older system. I do a lot of web browsing and the games I play are Diablo 3 and some older generation games from 5-20 years ago. My old build is getting really old now and when I have the money I want to build a new PC. I just want some...
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    [SOLVED] Why is my High End PC perforimg way below expectations?

    According to this benchmark my pc is performing way below expectations. I've also noticed big lags in games which i can definetly run. Benchmark: https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/20215072
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    Question Controller input lag

    I play on a 75hz monitor and I go to 144 fps but my joysticks at the time of playing have imput lag, pc game with remote control, solutions?
  31. callanlove

    Question Why does my game keep going off screen when i click on my other monitor.

    When i play my games and i move my mouse to the other monitor to press on it, my game monitor goes black and kicks me out the game but the game stays running so its still on but i have to click back on the application to get back on it. If you dont get what i mean i could show you on discord or...
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    Question can Raid 1 work on both Mac and PC?

    I am planning on getting 2 internal 2.5" HDDs (1TB to 2TB) for backup, and put them into a Raid Enclosure to set them up as RAID 1. planning on getting this one...
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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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...