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...
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    [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: https://imgur.com/a/z4Dm7wz 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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    Question 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: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/rx-580-no-signal.3443985/?view=date 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.