Forum discussion tagged with Phones.
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    [SOLVED] Questions about Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

    Hello, I'm looking to purchase a new phone because my old Huawei Honor 7x is breaking (the screen is popping off). My sister and I are looking at the "Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro" from Global Unlocked on Amazon, but we've never heard of this company before and have some questions. Sorry if these...
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    [SOLVED] Does repair cost vary?

    Hey, I own a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and I have cracked the front screen alongside caused a few dead pixels in the crack. The repair price in Samsung stores is £189 max. It's quite a price considering a I could add another £100 and buy it refurbished, however, the back glass is completly fine...
  3. joshsb72

    [SOLVED] Pixel 2 XL or Pixel 3a

    I can either get the 2 for $200 or the 3a for $320. I'm curious as to which one I should get. Battery life, camera quality, and multi app performance matter. Thanks for any help! Both are brand new unlocked.
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    Question Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL or Galaxy A9

    wondering others thoughts on which is the better budget phone needing to buy a new phone because my phone stopped being able to charge. looking for most bang for buck for these three phones but if anyone has any better phone suggestions other than these for relatively the same price i would love...
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    Question Is this normal battery usage on a Oneplus 6t?

    View: This is the battery usage I am getting on my phone is this normal?
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    Question Am4 mobo question

    I have a HP Envy 750-610. It has a basswood am4 mobo with a ryzen 5 1400. I will be upgrading it at some point in the future and plan to get a Ryzen r7 1700 and will want to OC which I can not do on this mobo. I will be using it for gaming. I'm interested to know a good cheap mobo for this.
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    Question Dell Optiplex 780

    So recently just for fun I decided to pick up a Dell Optiplex 780 DT with an Intel E5800, and decided to throw in an RX 580 and just basically scrap together a riser card, an external EVGA 500 W PSU, and basically boot it up. The problem arises when a driver is installed and the screen begins to...
  8. CyrusWazHere

    Question Looking for a replacement for a GTS250

    My current PC Build: AMD Athlon IIX3 445 3.1GHz 12GB Ram 240GB SSD 1 TB HDD NVDIA GeForce GTS250 500W Power Supply M4A77TD ASUS Motherboard Windows 10 Home I was wondering what video card would be compatible with my current build until I have the urgent need to upgrade everything or build a new...
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    Question Few questions about thermal paste, air bubbles and getting rid of them

    Hey guys, Having few issues with my pc and need help to answer the following questions: 1- Can hear what sounds like water moving in the pump, got told that's air bubbles and to get rid of them. I need to remove the pump and reapply thermal paste, searched on ebay and got so many choices, any...
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    Question i5-4440 + GTX 970 in 2019?

    To Tom's Hardware community: I have the following gaming-centered build in mind: Intel i5-4440 (stock cooler) Nvidia GTX-970 16GB DDR3 RAM ASRock Z97M Killer motherboard Samsung 960 Pro/SM 961 Any 1TB mechanical hard disk I am able to acquire all of these parts for less that $400, and I...
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    Question Second Default Audio Device - How to Set

    I am curious to know if there is a way to set a primary default audio device in Windows 10, followed by a secondary. I would like my Bluetooth Sony Soundbar to be my primary default, but to have Windows 10 know that when I turn on my Arctis Pro Wireless headphones, that I want to use those, and...
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    [SOLVED] Asus Maximus VIII Ranger Ram Issues

    So I have been running a system on an Asus Maximus VIII Ranger for some time with no issues. Recently I decided to upgrade some so I replaced my old 1060 6GB GPU with a 1080ti and after that I bought a G.Skill TridentZ 32GB (2x16GB) (F4-3200C15D-32GTZ) set to upgrade the RAM. I checked with the...
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    [SOLVED] PC Shutoff and now I have no display when turning it on

    PC shutoff in the middle of a game last night. I turned it back on and it wouldn’t display. the gpu lights up but the fans don’t spin. If I unplug the PCIE cord from the gpu and plug the hdmi into the onboard graphics it displays, but not if I plug the gpu back in. I bought a new psu this...
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    [SOLVED] old xfx 850 watt psu

    I have all the cables except the one that goes to the motherboard. I want to use this psu as a hard drive storage psu but how can I start it up?
  15. Scotrdylan113

    Question Rtx 2080

    I ordered a Gigabyte RTX 2080 Windforce last night, and i’m unsure how to overclock it or if I even should. The stock core clock is 1710. How do I overclock the gpu effectively? Asus ROG Strix z-390 e I5-9600k Corsair CMX650
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    Question RX 590 no signal

    So to understand the situation, u must read this thread: The thread was left unsolved and I decided to pause it since I had exams coming up. Now exams are gone...its back...however now I ordered a new psu, BRAND NEW...
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    Question MSI GV72 7RE. BSOD after installing Dragon Center app.

    Hey. I have a strange problem with my MSI GV72 7RE. After "MSI Dragon Center" and "System Control Manager (SCM)" installation (dedicated to my laptop, I tried installing version from the CD I had in box, and newest from MSI site), after unplugging battery I have BSOD with code :"CRITICAL...
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    [SOLVED] Trash everything? Or upgrade?

    I have an ancient custom build PC which I mostly use for gaming (and as a data dump) … I know, that most of you will just roll your eyes, reading the specs I list below :) … but as I mostly play strategy games and don’t use a 4K monitor, things were bearable in the past (more or less) … but...
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    Question How is GT 730 fan or without fan for Gaming .

    Is GT 730 good for Gaming . how much fps will it give
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    Question Will a Xeon E5649 fit in a desktop board

    Hi im new to the forum, hello everyone. Ive had this hpZ800 for years now thats recently started to hang bad! and am wondering if i buy a socket lga 1366 desktop board like a asus P6T or something, will one of my cpus work in it please.
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    Question Motherboard logo then blackscreen

    Hello, I have an ASUS N550JK-CN166h laptop.A week ago my HDD failed as it happened before and I could only get BIOS and booted the laptop from USB if needed. So, I bought a new harddisk and installed Fedora.However, I couldn't reset it(also powering it off and on didn't work) because I could...
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    Question Pc doesnt boot dram light on after removing stuck gpu

    So to the point, i accidently removed my gpu from the socket halfly (so it got stuck) and when i realized after turning on my pc (there was no display) i shut down my computer and succesfully removed the stuck card (pushing the sockets lock with a screwer) and put the card back in its place. I...
  23. EnricoLuis

    [SOLVED] Adding a Generic Ram with my old KingstonValue RAM (KVR13N9S8)

    Generic Ram Specs:. Type: 240-Pin DDR3 1333 Only compatible with for AMD. Pin Number is 240 pin. Bandwidth is PC3-10600. Specification: Model: DDR3 Memory Frequency: 1333MHz Memory Capacity: 4G Compatible: for AMD only Bandwidth: PC3-10600 Voltage: 1.5V Pin Number: 240pin The Specs of my...
  24. yorudamaru

    Question Does my motherboard support booting from NVME?

    Hi there. I'm really new at pc components and I'd like to build myself an entry level "gaming" pc, just a budget one. My motherboard is Biostar Racing B250GT3. ( This motherboard does have an M.2 x4 and an M.2 x2, but my question...
  25. deseis

    [SOLVED] i5 3570 compatible motherboards

    I am currently trying to transfer over my i5 3570 to a new motherboard and I was wondering what boards would work with it??
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    Question Asus x99 deluxe ll

    A2 Q code only mouse keyboard plugged in, but have black screen, can't even get into bios tried cmos memory reset any suggestions it's killing me, don't know what else to try, some people saying a USB fault, others Gpu please help
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    Question Anyone knows about this RX580?

    Looking for some RX580 i found this: The auction is ended, but is first time I look this GPU. Extra question is necessary PCI 3.0 for RX 570? Because my GPU (HIS RX 570 IceQ X OC 4GB) can't run my CPU is a I7 2600k. Or I need to change for a Ivy...
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    [SOLVED] Advice please on dropping off parts for a builder

    I have bought all my parts and now I need to drop them off to a guy to build. I do not know this person but he has good reviews (not sure of that means much). Do I need to make up a contract for him to sign stating that I am dropping off the parts and he's signing to receive said parts and...
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    Question Connecting 4 monitors using only vga and dvi?

    I need a video card that supports either 2 vga and 2 dvi or 4 of either/or. Can anyone help. My ViewSonic Monitors only support these 2 connections. No gaming just spreadsheets and open web pages for business. thank you!
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    [SOLVED] Should i buy the i7 8700k or rtx 2060

    At the moment i have AMD Ryzen 2600 GTX 1050ti but i dont know if i should upgrade it to a i7 8700k or a RTX 2060 If i upgrade it to a rtx 2060 can my cpu handel the rtx 2060 or will it bottleneck or i can go for a gtx 1060 6gb i play fortnite competitive so i need alot of fps cuz end game there...
  31. arcadeamazing

    [SOLVED] I need a gtx 750ti build

    I just got a Geforce GTX 750ti for my birthday but I my pc is a little bit old and I dont wanto to damage something there. I have an AMD a6 6400 APU An Asrock fm2a58m vg3 And 4gb ram ddr3 I can run a very few games at 15fps most of the games I have runs at 1fps. I'm also in a low budget so I...
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    Question Hackintosh on Intel dh61bf

    Hello there any help and suggestions is appreciated ! Can I install Macos Sierra ? My pc specs are Intel i3 3220 , Intel dh61bf motherboard,12gb ram (4+8) and gtx 1050ti and power supply is Zebronics 450w . Can I install macOS Sierra on my pc ? And how about all drivers for components and my...
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    [SOLVED] How To Remove CD Drive Comparment Where The CD Drive Goes

    I want to know if I can remove the thing that holds the cd drive inside my pc case I have a mid tower rosewill case it uses some strange screws which I have never seen to hold the metal thingy
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    [SOLVED] Is a kraken x52 cooler enough for 2080 ti and i9?

    Hi, I'm going to make (or buy) my own gaming pc. I want to be able to play games in 4k, and still keep the CPU and GPU fairly cool. My question is, can I do that with a Kraken X52 liquid cooler? I do know that you need a 4k monitor, but I have zero experience with monitors. I would really like...
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    Question 60 fps + not smooth

    Hi all. As an interim upgrade I picked up a 2nd gtx 970 for cheap and am running sli. I also bought a Dell D2719HGF 144hz monitor in anticipation of getting a Navi card later in the year. Now I could be wrong but I thought that if my cards are pushing out high fps and my monitor has high fps...
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    [SOLVED] New m.2 drive not letting computer boot

    I just installed a WD Blue 3D NAND 1TB PC SSD - SATA III and my PC stopped recognizing my old boot drive (Samsung 860 EVO 250GB)I don't see it anywhere in the bios, when I take out the M.2 it boots up just fine MSI Z170a-G44 GTX 1080 I7-6700k 2 Samsung 860 EVO 250GB I try searching online for an...
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    Question Best fan speed for heavy load msi bios 5

    I'm an absolute noob with PC tech. I had friends put together my current build I use MSI and I'm on BIOS 5. I notice that after a couple hours of gaming/streaming at around 45-60% CPU/GPU I'm getting performance issues in game that feel like overheating. I'm looking for help adjusting my fans in...
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    Question i currently have a geforce gtx 960 fitted to the pc ,and a radeon r9 270 that is not fitted

    can i put the radeon in and use that to run stream labs while i use the 960 to run my games?
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    Question Should I buy DDR4 memory?

    So right now, I have an I5-4690k, with 16 gigs of DDR3 ram in my computer, paired with a GTX 1060. Im not upgrading anytime soon, however I definitely will at some point. My birthday is coming up and I usually ask my wife for PC parts. There is a special right now, where I could get 16 gigs DDR4...
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    Question GPU Fans Doesnt work

    I have Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX590 8Gb. Its working but the fans doesnt.. but in startup its spins and when the PC start the stop spinning.. what are the problem of this? please help.. :(