Personal Computer

Forum discussion tagged with Personal Computer.
  1. JUDGE DREDD2013

    Question Best way to hook up old HD's to a PC.

    Can someone give advice on the best way to hook up some old PC Hard Drives to a PC? I found four old HD's in a drawer and I would like to see if there is anything on them. Three have the old type of pin connector and one a SATA connector. I am running Windows Ten Pro 64. I was thinking of a...
  2. C

    Question System will not stop rebooting - not sure what to do

    Hello, I built my own PC back in 2013 and it has been running fine since. Recently I came home from college and fired her up only for it to reboot nearly immediately. It now continually reboots rendering it unusable. I have done some thorough research but cannot figure out the problem. So far...
  3. CrazyAsPinoy

    Question Motherboard is still on after shutting down the PC

    Is it normal that the motherboard is still running after shutting down the PC? (e.g the mouse still has light, as well as the lan cable) I still need to flip the switch on the PSU to have it fully turned off. I am running my pc on these specs Processor: Ryzen 5 3600 Mother Boar: Asus Prime...
  4. Question trying to use two laptops for file sharing that are connected to same wifi router or network.

    Hello sir I have one pc which is connected to internet through a router (LAN) using ethernet cable. The router also enables my laptops to use wifi so i have connected both laptops using wifi to the router. I am trying to connect these PC to a single public folder or server to share files. I have...
  5. deadweight_nero

    [SOLVED] Need help with building first computer for gaming/photoshop/video editing (total noob)

    Can someone help/give advice to help build a pc for gaming, photoshop, and video editing. I want to spend 1500 USD or less (is there a general price range for this like would 1500 make a good machine or can I get away with less). I also want the case big enough where its easy to move parts...
  6. whyruabeach

    [SOLVED] Building my 1st computer for gaming and video editing/photoshop

    So I want to make a full tower build or a build where I can take and replace parts with ease. I want to build a computer that can play games and edit videos and also use Photoshop and do animation. I don't want any fancy lighting or anything. So I was wondering if someone could just make me a...
  7. DannyTheLegendX

    [SOLVED] I'm building a new pc, So can you suggest parts to me?

    PCPartPicker Part List Type Item Price CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $294.99 @ Walmart CPU Cooler ARCTIC Freezer 34 eSports DUO CPU Cooler $51.02 @ Amazon Motherboard MSI B550-A PRO ATX AM4 Motherboard $139.99 @ B&H Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16 GB...
  8. abhirupbakshi

    [SOLVED] Motherboard rear mic port not working

    I have asus x570 prime pro mobo and its rear mic jack (pink) suddenly stopped working. Then when I touched the mic, it zapped me which means for some reason something was not grounded. After a while of checking connections I saw that my ups was leaking voltage in the ground terminal and so my PC...
  9. coakuduro

    [SOLVED] Cant make connection wiith PC and notebook using LAN cable

    I wanted to connect my PC with notebook through LAN cable (CAT5-568B, also tried few others with 4 wires) . On PC side i use win10 and i set IP to, Mask and on notebook side i use win7 with IP and Mask I disabled firewalls on both side, but...
  10. SIpesz

    [SOLVED] What would you change on this configuration?

    Hello guys! I'm planning to buy a new computer, I don't want anything extremely powerful, just something I can run most games on. Graphics don't really matter too much to me, if I can run a game on medium without it lagging to hell, I'm satisfied. This is what I came up with so far: CPU: AMD...
  11. K

    [SOLVED] Game Freezes for 5-10 secs each time

    Hi, I play 2 games mostly and I experienced this on both of them, Rocket League and Fortnite. Rocket League is like 2-3 seconds of freeze. But in fortnite, it freezes for 10 seconds once in each round. This wasn't an issue before I upgraded my PC. I only kept my RAM's, HDD's and SSD's from my...
  12. E

    Question PC lags/freezes occascionally

    UPDATE: SOLVED 2019-11-10 So it seems I've found the issue. My normal HDD were making wierd writing sounds whenever the freezes happend, so I removed it. The freezing stopped, and when I tried adding it again after a couple of weeks the freezing started again. Hopefully this info can help...
  13. Marksimilijan

    Question Bluetooth Transmitter for ATH-MX50BT

    Hey folks! I have recently bought a pair of Audio Technica M50X BT Headphones. I am looking for a good bluetooth transmitter that will 100% work with my headphones on both my Samsung smart TV and on my PC. I plan on using them for watching movies and listening to music so I hope the latency...
  14. Paradise My-Colors

    Question How to ground a PC properly ?

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to ground my pc (and only my pc) that's because i live in a great country where the grounding cable for the house doesn't exist. And my pc case shocks me every time i touch it while standing on the floor (pc newly built). So since my room isn't close to a garden, i was...
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    Question MSI tomahawk z270 won’t boot with ssd

    So my old ASUS Mobo bit the dust and I bought a msi tomahawk z270 to get back up and running. However it will not recognize my Samsung 850 evo as a boot device. The bios will not allow me to switch from raid to ahci since my evo is ahci I thought this might help to read it and successfully boot...
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    Can I remove OS off old SSD without having to format everything?

    Hi guys, might seem like a very obvious and stupid question but I don't really have much experience with this so trying not to screw and mess things up before I start. So I'm changing the motherboard and CPU on my PC and have bought a M.2 SSD to go along with it. Currently my OS and everything...
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    Is my CPU fried? Core i5 7600k new build on ASUS rog hero maximus ix

    Hi, So, humbling myself first.. This is my first Intel build and it is very possible that I installed my CPU backwards and forced the clasp closed the first time I installed this CPU. I've tried 2 boards Asus Prime z270-ar and now this one Asus ROG Hero Maximus IX 2 different power supplies...
  18. G

    amd radeon r250

    So i would like to ask what,s the difference between these- this and this why the price is so different. 2nd one is OC but is that worth of 40$? Or is it brand why they ask higher cost.
  19. A

    Freesync 75hz on Displayport only?

    So I bought a brand new rig this Black Friday (i5 6500/rx480) and lo and behold my surprise when I hath noticed that my antique artifact of a monitor had nothing but VGA connection, so I decided to kick it to the curb and after much hardship and trips aqcuired a brand new LG Gaming 24MP68VQ-P...
  20. hdgaming

    144hz 1080p for gtx 1070?

    Hello people of the internet, So I have ordered myself a Gtx 1070 FE. I currently have a 22' 1080p 60 hz screen, but now with my gtx 1070 coming I would like to have a better one. I have one that i'm interested in, this one.. Acer GN246HLBbid. (is it any good?) My question is will my 1070+i7...
  21. A

    To purchase or not to purchase?

    Hey everyone , my name's Andreas i'm from cyprus and i've been considering to upgrade my pc for a long time now (about 6 months) and go from sandy bridge and gtx 680 to skylake and gtx 980ti . There is a high percentage that i will be going to canada this christmas and the only components i'm...
  22. D

    crossfire a r7 250 1gb gddr5 with a r7 250 2gb gddr3

    ive been told that this is possible but i dont know how to and i was wondering if anyone knew
  23. L

    Can this laptop run Grand Theft Auto 5?

    Hey guys, newbie here! I am shopping for a new laptop that I will primarily use for school and occasionally gaming. I was thinking of building a new gaming desktop, but I am constantly moving places so portability is a must. Anyways, I was checking this laptop out on Amazon and was wondering if...