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    moving system reserved to different hard drive

    Looking to move the system reserved from an HDD to SSD. Originally installed OS on the SSD and windows automatically put the system reserved on the HDD. With HDD disconnected I cannot boot, which is why I want to move system reserved across. I want to move that onto the SSD without fresh...
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    Connect Toms Hardware with Google account.

    Not sure if this is the write topic to put this under...but... Hey! Is there a way to associate my Google account with my Toms Hardware account? It seems that they aren't connected even though the email for my account is the same as my Google account. Note this is after I've already had an...
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    A8-6500 APU Upgrade help

    I have a MSI 2AE0 Motherboard and a A8-6500 APU CPU I am looking for a CPU that is good for gaming with more CPU intensive games like Arma Dying Light Watch_Dogs etc
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    I want to slightly upgrade pc

    HI, I bought a pc a long time ago, and this is it I want to play metal gear solid 5 with no problems, when it comes out. I was thinking, if I get a new powersupply, and gpu (also thinking gtx960 that comes with mgs5), will it increase my...
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    Acer XB270HU 27-Inch IPS 144Hz G-Sync Monitor Review

    Acer's XB270HU is one of the only IPS screens that can run at 144Hz. We'll see how the G-Sync monitor fares in our video performance and gaming tests. Acer XB270HU 27-Inch IPS 144Hz G-Sync Monitor Review : Read more
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    My Gaming PC Build

    So I was wondering if all these parts were compatible for my Gaming/Workstation PC Build which I will be making on my birthday (around a month later). I am still in the zone of confusion of whether I should use this MINI-ITX Motherboard for the computer as I simply (from my opinion) do not think...
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    What Memory Voltage for my HP Envy 750xt: 1.35V or 1.5V

    My new HP Envy 750xt uses PC-12800 DDR3 1600 DRAM, but I don't know what voltage it runs from. Is there a way to tell? I didn't see anything in the bios. Does it matter which voltage the DRAM is specified at? Is Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB Kit (4GBx2) DDR3 1600 (PC3-12800) 240-Pin UDIMM...
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    Windows 8.1 Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration, or the default gateway is unreachable

    So after I moved my setup to the other side of my room I either get the error "Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration, or the default gateway is unreachable. If I am on auto it gives my the IP error, but if I manually set my IP and gateway it gives the unreachable gateway error. The...
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    Trouble with possible Adware, video included

    Hello everyone, I have an issue which I noticed a two days ago. The issue is that some (not all) websites are doing wierd things. It could be waste of time describing it, so I recorded a video: Some details: I've fresh version of my...
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    "Upgrading" my CPU again..?

    In an earlier post I asked if a Core 2 Quad @2.66 would boost performance over a Core 2 Due @2.2 and it DID...Well mostly. Games like Skyrim and newer games ran on High setting just fine with over ~40 fps. What it did NOT excel in were CPU intensive games like RIFT, Planetside 2, and TERA. Those...
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    What is page file and what should I set it to?

    I have 8gb 1600mhz Ram and I was wondering what would be the appropriate initial size and maximum size would be? I am a complete noob with these things and I would love if someone could simplify what exactly page file is and how to set it up right. Thanks for any help! Edit: I also am on...
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    With which 4GB DDR3 RAM memory modules is my MB G41MT-D3 compatible?

    Hello, with which 4GB DDR3 RAM memory modules is my MB GIGABYTE G41MT-D3 compatible please? Right now I use 2x Corsair 2GB DDR3 1333MHz CL9-9-9-24. A few days ago I bought exactly the same memory model with 4GB - 2x Corsair 4GB DDR3 1333MHz CL9-9-9-24, but they do not work (MB supports 8GB...
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    Is my onboard audio dead?

    I was trying to better my cable management last night. When I finished and started up the pc, the speakers made a crackle, and when I logged in, there was no sound. I double checked the cables in the back to make sure everything was connected right and it was. I then tried the audio jacks on top...
  14. DeputyJake

    i7-4790k Build or i7-5820k Build?

    Hey guys, I've been interested in the i7-4790k for awhile and made a build for it. but after realizing the i7-5820k was only $20 more I planned on just getting that. However, I then realized I would have to change the motherboard and ram on the i7-4790k build I had before because they aren't...
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    BCC Code 116 Blue Screen Error

    2 weeks ago i could play any game that i wanted and it worked out fine but about 1 week ago i started to have problems where my computer would randomly crash when playing these games. I would sometimes get an hour of time in and sometimes not get past start up. It would work out for a longer...
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    files missing from my hp laptop windows 7

    a factory reset was done on my hp windows 7 and it didn't do right now it wont do anything at all it keeps saying their are locale files missing
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    Windows 7 Factory Reset ?

    Hello. I want to know if it's possible to reinstall / factory reset Windows 7 ...without a CD/USD....i've seen a lot of youtube videos about this but...every video , i see the comments and people say it doesn't my question is , is this possible to do ? If so could you tell me how or...
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    Getting weird graphical glitches from time to time on multiple monitor setup.

    Hi! I get these weird glitches on my main monitor (XL2411Z). Sometimes it occurs when launching a game (its brief), or when I'm exiting a game, but it also occurs sometimes when I'm not gaming. The GPU I have is MSI GTX 970, and I also use Nvidia Inspector to control the GPU clock. Could Nvidia...
  19. Jhonnatan Franco

    Power Supply Weird Noise...

    Hello, i have a 6 month power supply Antec NeoEco 520c 80 Plus Bronze. And now it started to make a weird noise. There is a video in youtube of a guy that have the exactly same problem as me Here is the video I already asked the shop were i buy it, and they told me that they only have 3 months...