Forum discussion tagged with Peripherals.
  1. J

    Question Sharing peripherals between laptop and PC help.

    I have a main PC which I use for gaming and personal stuff and I have a laptop which I use to work from home. I want a way to switch between my PC and laptop at a press of a button so I can use my monitors, keyboard and mouse easily between both devices without having to use my laptop. My PC is...
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    Question Best docking station for hybrid Mac/PC setup ?

    Hey all, I'm looking to purchase my first docking station to decrease cable clutter on my desk. Currently, I plug in 2-3 cables to my laptop whenever I want to use my monitor (1 usb-c for power, 1 usb-c to HDMI for monitor, and one USB 2.0 for a logitech webcam). I also have a separate set of...
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    Question Swapped my CPU-MOBO-RAM, and now the PC won't boot. Also peripherals doesn't turn on (but USB ports do have power) and no video at all.

    I updated my PC recently, i went from an ASUS H61M-K to an ASUS A320M-K, and upgraded my CPU from an i7 3770 to a Ryzen 3 4100. Eventually, i was forced to change my RAM too, went from DDR3 to DDR4. I have x2 8GB PNY DDR4 3200MHz CL16 1.35V, don't remember the model name tho. Also i've added an...
  4. T

    [SOLVED] Peripherals usb connectors cleaning ?

    So my keyboard and mouse usb connectors are dusty, I tried cleaning them with compressed air but there's still a lot remaining, can I use a cloth? What's your preferred way of cleaning usb connectors?
  5. jjdrummer720

    Question Why is my computer turning on but peripherals and monitors are unresponsive?

    I had just powered down my system after using it like normal. The next day, I try powering on the system but only the PC turns on (LED lights turn on and fans spin). I have double checked the monitors, unplugged everything from the PC, reseated the memory, and tried resetting the CMOS battery...
  6. kashstan

    Question Peripherals constantly disconnecting

    Hello, When I game at random points my peripherals that are connected to my motherboard via usb disable for a couple seconds then reconnects. I've been experiencing my keyboard, mouse, and wifi adapter cutting out (simultaneously) and I'm not sure what the problem could be. I have updated my...
  7. J

    [SOLVED] My mouse is not very accurate even with a new mousepad. It's jumpy when I move it slowly.

    Hey guys. I have a Trust GXT 111 that I use for gaming and it's not very accurate. Especially when I'm moving it slowly. It's jumpy (if that's the correct term), there's no smooth movement almost as if frames are skipped in the game. And the thing is I just bought a new mousepad and I'm not...
  8. A

    [SOLVED] All my peripherals stop working randomly

    Hi! thanks for reading. The most recurrent issue is the mouse, it sorts of reconnects really fast, around the second. the most noticeable thing is the sound of it reconnecting, but eventually, all my peripherals disconnect, my keyboard wont do anything, even give me a light when i press the...
  9. J

    [SOLVED] Please help!!! problem with peripherals

    Hey guys I dont know if this is the right place to ask this, but I urgently need help. I am having a weird issue with my peripherals, I am running a windows 10 pro machine and a 550 watts power supply unit. It all begun long ago with my keyboard turning off and my headset losing connection with...
  10. Odonix

    [SOLVED] Computer Turns On But No Display Signal Or Peripherals

    So I have been having this problem for the past few months and it has slowly gotten worse/more frequent. Sometimes(now it is almost every time) when I start up my computer it will turn on; fans, lights, all that, but I don't get anything on my monitor, and my keyboard and mouse don't light...
  11. kaishlothon

    Question I need to buy a replacement mouse any suggestions on what I should look for?

    It CAN'T be ambidextrous aside from that what should I look for?
  12. Z

    [SOLVED] HyperX NGenuity Software complications

    I received the HyperX Alloy Origins Core TKL keyboard today and installed HyperX's configuration tool NGenuity. I am confused about the process to save RGB profiles to onboard memory. I have watched several youtube videos that have not provided much help. Does anyone have NGenuity and know how...
  13. TheDoctor95

    [SOLVED] Peripherals restart randomly

    So im using almost all corsair peripherals, keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, headset, etc., and randomly at least 2 or 3 times in a 2 hour span the peripherals will restart. It acts like i just unplugged them all at once and plugged them back in. It's gotten me killed in numerous games and even...
  14. A

    [SOLVED] Razer Blackwidow Elite Keyboard Stops Working when Youtube or game plays

    Help Please - Have a Razer keyboard and mouse on Windows 10. Keyboard is Blackwidow Elite and mouse is Deathadder Elite. When Windows launches, the keyboard works fine. As soon as Youtube or a game is launched, the keyboard stops working. When youtube causes it, youtube continues to play fine...
  15. saleemgh

    Question The sound on my pc doesn't seem to work

    Hello, ive been trying to get my audio to work for a while now, i have a B450 tomahawk motherboard and i'm using logitech z607 5.1 speakers. The problem is that when i try and use rca to aux to connect my speakers to my pc it is recognised and my pc asks me what i just plugged in and i tell it...
  16. Oxymiocysu

    [SOLVED] Peripherals (keyboard, mouse, monitor) not working

    Hey guys, I was away from home for a month and left my PC off the entire time. When I got back home I turned my PC on and let it idle for about 5 minutes while I got settled in. After 5 minutes, without any activity on the PC, I heard an audible click sound and the entire PC turned off. When...
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    Question Best Logitech headset?

    Hey guys, I currently have a Logitech G430 since it came out and even though it still performs very well, I'd like it updated. Thus to match my setup which is Logitech I'd like a headset which has a quality mic and sound, but not overwhelmingly expensive. Any suggestions? If not Logitech what is...
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    Question My keyboard malfunctions and presses keys on its own, other keyboards won't function either.

    Got a Motospeed CK104, every time I type it presses other keys and sometimes open calculator and other apps. It was not like this before. My other keyboards won't work as well either. Already changed my motherboard, because I thought it would be just a motherboard problem. Same thing happened...
  19. J

    [SOLVED] Control key stuck but not physically

    I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me. I have an issue on my PC where it sometimes acts like i'm holding down control even when i'm not. It usually starts when i'm playing games and i must press a combination of keys by accident and it causes the control key to act like it is being...
  20. Nairo

    Question Help! Mouse and keyboard do not work after BIOS!

    Vou formatar meu computador. Mas quando eu instalei e reinstalei, colocando o Windows 7 em uma unidade flash, o mouse e o teclado não funcionaram. Eu fui ao BIOS e ativei o teclado e o mouse, mas quando iniciei e fui para a tela de formatação do WIN 7, o mouse e o teclado ainda não funcionavam...
  21. A

    [SOLVED] does that kind of cushions works?

    Hello friends, how are you? since a time ago I'm suffering a little pain in my right wrist during the evening. I was thinking about the cause and I belive it's caused by the long time I pass typing in the keyboard each day. I found products like this one...
  22. L

    [SOLVED] Headphone's microphone won't work with new pc

    My motherboard is asus b450-f, it has five audio ports and according to the manual, three of them are used for speakers, one for headphones and another one for microphones. For gaming I usually just use the headphones that came with my old Iphone 5s, it has worked peferctly fine. Nevertheless...
  23. R

    Question Power supply too weak ?

    Hey Guys, so i recently bought an msi RTX 2060 Super gaming x and today i played Overwatch and suddenly my wired mouse disconnected and then reconnected (both with the windows sound). Then my Headset started to do the same. After i closed Overwatch it was all fine. So my thought were maybe the...
  24. toasty-waffle

    [SOLVED] Mix Gsync and Freesync monitors?

    I currently have a Dell s2716dg. This is a Gsync enabled TN monitor. I want to get two Freesync IPS monitors of the same resolution to put on either side of it. What I want to know is: can I enable variable refresh rate on all three monitors while mixing Gsync and Freesync? This is likely a...
  25. JuanPedro15

    Question Keyboard Problem

    Well, my problem is: When i press SPACEBAR + D + I at the same time, the keyboard literally don't recognize the "I" and it will be keep writting D since i stop, same with D+SPACEBAR+I, it will keep making spaces since i stop. First, i know what the Ghosting thing is, my keyboard is a...
  26. M

    [SOLVED] W key not working

    recently i have noticed my w key sometimes stops working. It happens in and out of games and seems to get worse the longer my pc is on (atleast I've noticed today) its very in consistent sometimes works completely fine and other times makes games unplayable. I have tried uninstalling in device...
  27. A

    Question Looking for a new pair of headphones

    Hey so my headphones broke the other day and I'm needing a new pair. On my PC I play games, listen to music, and watch youtube. I need a good pair of headphones that sound good, have a good mic quality, and are comfortable. I've been looking at a few pairs but I dont really know which is better...
  28. T

    Question Need help buying budget keyboard and mouse combo for gift

    Hey guys, I'm trying to find an entry-level keyboard/mouse package as a gift for a nephew. I've only really dealt with higher end stuff, and I don't want to get him something expensive for his first setup. I've been looking at some packages and combinations, I'd like to keep it under $100 USD...
  29. apiltch

    Review Hexgears Impulse Keyboard Review: Best for Typing

    The ultimate typing keyboard, the Hexgears Impulse and its Box White Switches will make you faster and more comfortable for both work and play. Hexgears Impulse Keyboard Review: Best for Typing : Read more
  30. T

    Question Problem with motherboard (?)

    Built PC about 5 months ago, but it seems to have a problem. Sometimes when in the middle of gaming, my peripherals will shut off, and then turn back on in a couple seconds. This happens to all devices plugged into USB ports. I don't think it could be a power supply problem?? Can anyone help...
  31. A

    Question PC not detecting my 2 monitors due to weird stuff happening

    Hello everyone, I don't know if this is the right category for this kind of question but I'll try. So, this is my problem: sometimes, when I turn on my PC, it looks like my PC doesn't detect the monitors. The first this happened, was in a period in which I used to unplug one monitor and plug...
  32. islandwalker

    Review Cooler Master SK621 Mechanical Keyboard Review: Travel-Friendly Typer

    Cooler Master’s tiny (60%) is as travel-friendly as mechanicals get. But its layout will take some getting used to. Cooler Master SK621 Mechanical Keyboard Review: Travel-Friendly Typer : Read more
  33. M

    Question Controlling RGB Keyboard with Custom Programming

    Hey There, I just bought a new Acer Predator Triton 500. I was going around the RGB keyboard software. I had an idea if I could program the lights on my own (without using the company provided software) is it possible? if yes then how? I want to control the colours of the keyboard using my...
  34. kcarbotte

    Question Oculus Quest Review: VR Just Ditched The PC

    The Oculus Quest could be the device that turns the VR market around and attracts the masses. It’s basically a game console built into a headset, done right. Oculus Quest Review: VR Just Ditched The PC : Read more
  35. M

    Question KVM Switch with 6 USB's?

    - I'm looking for a KVM Switch that allows me to operate both my Macbook and my Desktop computer (Not Simultaneously) with the same peripherals and the same monitor. - I intend to plug the monitor into the desktop directly using HDMI to DVI, and HDMI to HDMI into the KVM for the MacBook. - The...
  36. B

    [SOLVED] Will a router next to me affect g305?

    I'm considering getting the Logitech G305, but i'm curious about whether or not the router next to me will affect the connection or effectiveness of the mouse. Will it affect it?
  37. duraszess

    Question What would be a good PC build for digital artists?

    What would be a good (insert list of computer component/software/peripheral that will be listed below) for a digital artist working for a video game company and if you can, please explain why it would be suitable. List: -processor -ram -hard drive -graphics card -monitor/screen -printer...
  38. C

    Question Acer Nitro XV273K Gaming Monitor Review: 4K at 144Hz Gets Cheaper

    The Acer Nitro XV273K makes a few compromises to get its price under $1,000. But it still offers fantastic 4K gaming at 144Hz, along with the ability to connect to both FreeSync and G-Sync systems. Acer Nitro XV273K Gaming Monitor Review: 4K at 144Hz Gets Cheaper : Read more
  39. abryant

    News USB 4 Debuts With Twice the Throughput and Thunderbolt 3 Support

    The USB Promoter Group announced it is stepping forward to the USB 4 interface that enables up to 40 Gbps of throughput and supports Thunderbolt 3. Read more here. PAUL ALCORN @PaulAlcorn Paul Alcorn is a Senior Editor for Tom's Hardware US. He writes news and reviews on CPUs, storage and...
  40. abryant

    Review Pimax 5K Plus Review: A Fresh Look at Ultrawide VR

    The Pimax 5K Plus VR headset isn't perfect. We wouldn’t trade it for a Vive Pro, but we'd consider it if we were upgrading from the original Vive. Read more here. KEVIN CARBOTTE @kcarbotte Kevin Carbotte is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He writes news and reviews of graphics...