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    Question Wifi Device freezes my PC

    Hey guys, i just bought a new TP Link wifi device and installed it on my pc, when i turned my pc on everything worked just fine until the windows logo appeard. The loading circle stucked and my pc freezed for like 2 minutes and it got me to a blue screen. I tried restarting my pc like 5 times...
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    Question CPU connected SSDs versus PCH connected SSDs

    I'd like definitively to know if a SSD NMVe M.2 directly connected to the CPU by 4 free lanes will perform really better "in the real world" with respect to another identical one, but connected to the PCH and then by the DMI 3 bus.
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    Question Input lag after i upgraded to an RX 580

    Hello, i have been experiencing a huge amount of input lag since i upgraded to an RX 580 from a GTX 770. I have tried everything fresh install of windows , DDU and changing manually to PEG Gen 3 in BIOS. I have the most recent Radeon crimson driver and played around with the settings and i did...
  4. cassiopei1337

    Question 1 of 4 RAMs not beeing detected.

    Greetings. I've been overclocking my PC recently and met one weird thing: my ram was set to 3600 (xmp), but I wanted to push it higher to 4000MHz. It worked just fine (for a few weeks I think) untile today, because I noticed that windows shows 48GB instead of 64. When I put it back to xmp @...
  5. mr_disco

    Question Dual 1440p monitor with low profile GPU

    I have a Dell setup that will be viewing many security cameras on two 32 inch 1440p monitors. There is a PCI-E slot and I thought it may be best to include a graphics card ($200 left in budget). What low profile GPU would you recommend (if any) to ensure zero stutter? The rest of the box is an...
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    Question Msi RTX 2080 gaming x trio- power connectors

    Hi everyone, this is my first time building a PC and everything is pretty much set up except for my new graphics card. My PSU is at 850w and should be able to handle my 2080. I had a difficult time searching for an 8-pin male to 8-pin male online, but eventually found a dual connector and...
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    Question Ryzen 2700x memory overclock.

    How can I tell if my memory successfully OC'd to 3200? CPUID memory showing NB Frequency 1599.6 and DRAM showing same. In bios it recognized it as 3200 and I have it set to auto since it seemed to get picked up. But where do I check if it's really overclocking? Any tips on how to squeeze the...
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    [SOLVED] dh55pj - Enabling multi-monitor in BIOS

    Hi, I wanted to use a second monitor that I just found in the attic, it works perfectly fine. However, I saw some videos online from wherein they can plug in the 1st monitor in the GPU and the 2nd monitor on the motherboard. I was watching the videos however I can't find the option on my...
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    Question The Best Monitor

    Hi everyone it has been a while since I start looking for a perfect monitor, I found maybe ten with the same specifications I need after that I worked to liquidate them into two, now I want to choose one but I didn't because I don't know which one is the best, please help me guys I want help to...
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    can an i5 2400s be used in any board designed for a regular i5 2400?

    the optiplex 390 list that the highest cpu that it cam out with is an I5 2400. I have one with an I3 in it but I see I can buy an I5 2400s for very little. will the "S" model work with it? I looked at benchmarks with the 2400 vs the 2400s and know the non s one is slightly faster, but I just...
  11. AndrewFreedman

    A Sneak Peek at Alienware Area 51-m's Insides

    The Alienware Area 51-m is one of the most anticipated gaming notebooks of the year with powerful desktop specs and the ability to upgrade. It's arrived in our lab, and we're taking our first look at its insides. A Sneak Peek at Alienware Area 51-m's Insides : Read more
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    [SOLVED] How do I check the variable refresh on Freesync monitors

    I just bought a monitor that has freesync because of Nvidias recent support for them. The monitor has 144hz, but I cant find any information on the range of refresh rate the Freesync covers. For example I plan on playing above 60fps, so if the freesync doesnt cover above 60 it's pretty much...
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    Corsair Vengeance LPX, DDR4, 16GB,3000MHz, CL16 not stable

    Hello, As in the topic: my Corsairs 2x8GB are not stable at 3000mhz. I have set frequency to 3000 from default 2133 in BIOS and 1.35V as well. PC was working but sometimes I was receiving crashes in game (Overwatch) or strange errors in Opera like "Site stopped working" - need to refresh and...
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    New Build does not boot (CPU, Mainboard or Fan?)

    Have a new build, but it does not boot or post. Checked it, so I am now at breadboarding stage, with only CPU, Fan and Mainboard. How do I find out which is stopping the build from booting? Specs: CPU: i7-8700 Board: Asus ROG Strix Z370I Cooler: Noctua NH-L9i PSU: Corsair SF600
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    [SOLVED] My PSU fried my motherboard (I think)

    a couple of weeks ago, my younger brother was playing over watch on my pc. he came to me and told me that it randomly turned off and wouldn't turn back on. i've tried changing the bios battery, changing the jumper position, new ram. none of these worked. and then i tried my power supply using...
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    Bent pin in PCIe lane

    Hi all, I recently RMA’d my mobo because my gpu got fried about a month ago (rma’d that too). I’m not sure of what ended up causing the damage to the gpu but I rma’d everything I could to make sure they were in working condition. Anyways, I RMA’d my mobo because I noticed that one of the pins...
  17. jay_barillo

    [SOLVED] AM3 CPU ON AM2 motherboard

    hi, i just want to ask if my am3 socket type cpu can run on its full performace on an am2 motherboard CPU:AMD ATHLON II X2 240 MOTHERBOARD: ALIVENF6G-VSTA
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    Will it work??

    Hi I was wondering if my motherboard will be able to use this CPU. I'll be giving my full build own below in case it is needed. Motherboard ASRock Motherboard Motherboards Z370 EXTREME4 CPU Intel Core i5-9600K Desktop Processor 6 Cores up to 4.6 GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151 300 Series 95W...
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    Do I need new motherboard or CPU

    Okay so I bought a new mother board and case, installed everything, powered my psu on, all the lights on the mother board came on then when I hit the power button everything flashed on for 1 second then poof everything died. I cut power to the psu and re connected power and now just the...
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    What’s on BBC 3? The series and box sets, comedies and dramas to watch

    BBC Three is online-only these days, with its programmes available pretty much anywhere thanks to the magic of iPlayer. But what can you expect to find in the listings, and what’s actually worth watching? What’s on BBC 3? The series and box sets, comedies and dramas to watch : Read more