Forum discussion tagged with pcu.
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    Question pc shuts off after 30 seconds

    okay so this is how it all started , I was having a high percentage disk issues so I watched a youtube tutorial to fix it . in this tutorial I was told to change the valu from 1 to 0 for the pci-express firmware . as soon as i did that my disk usage went up to 100% , so i changed the value back...
  2. XFatalX

    Question Cpu Socket Spark

    I had my motherboard powered on with no cpu in socket but when it powered on I saw a spark in the socket as if 2 barbs were touching. How bad can this be?? Will I need a new motherboard? It all still powers on and everything seems to work i have yet to get my new cpu to test it out😔. Hope it...
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    Question New(ish) pc worked for hours before shutting down forever.

    I built a new pc and reused some parts (psu, ssd and hdd) Everything was fine. Until it turned off out of nowhere. When I turn it on, gpu, cpu cooler, fans and leds are working, but the monitors have no reaction.(they work, tested on a laptop) Tried rebuilding from scratch, resetting cmos...
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    8700K Temps too high.

    I just built a new right with the following specifications. CPU: 8700k (not overclocked) Motherboard: ASUS Z370 TUF Gaming Plus RAM: 2x8 GB Corsaid Vengeance 3200MHz Case: NZXT 340 Elite Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 x (Single Fan) GPU...
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    SSD upgrade suggestions

    hey all I've got an Acer Aspire v3 772G laptop, It's about 3 years old and I noticed when cleaning the dust out that it's got a second hard drive bay. My first thought was to install an SSD and my price limit means i can afford up to 250gb. I've got a few questions though, 1) what pitfalls to...
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    USB not detected in boot menu?

    Hi, I'm building my first PC, and I have my OS, Windows 10 Home, in a USB. I plugged it into a USB 3.0 port, since Windows 10 natively supports USB 3.0, but for some reason, the USB is not detected. My motherboard is the MSI Z270 A PRO. Does anyone know what to do?
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    pci cannot read gtx 1070 please help !

    hello i have msi z97 pc mate and i bought new gtx 1070 my old card was 970 when i plug the gpu my motherboard cannot read the new gpu, i tried to unistall drivers and clean every thing i use ddu , formating my pc but when i switch to another pci it works fine with pci e4 i tried to install...
  8. I3lue1

    PC goes black after new GPU cooler installed

    Hello everyone. First of all, thank you for taking the time to look through my quest. I'll keep it simple: Since I was getting 80+ temps on my video card and I could actively see ir bottlenecking, I decided to get a new cooler. I bought the "Arctic accelero twin turbo III" and after ~3 hours...
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    Windows 7 or windows 10 ? Which one is better for amd kaveri a10 7850k ?

    Which is better OS for amd kaveri a10 7850k. ? I want to have better fps in gaming. Is the kaveri support dx12. ? Thanks
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    Gaming/Video card upgrade

    Hi everyone, so I am wondering what type of upgrade I can put on my pc for gaming/video card, here is a link of my computer http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883258020 nothing looking into to expensive around 100-200 dollars, just enough to play games at a higher quality...
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    rebuilt nas - new drive - lacie

    Hi i have replaced a broken drive (2tb) with a new drive (4tb) after a few minutes, I can now see the 2 drives on my mac but cannot write anything on any of them apparently i need an admin login and password.... thanks juliette
  12. K

    important question about the graphics card

    to overclock the graphic card should i have a motherboard that support overclocking or it has nth to do with overclocking the graphic card .. mine is h61m-s2p ( 3rd gen ). thank you !