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    Airport Extreme | OpenReach Model Query

    Hi All, I currently have Sky fiber in the UK using the following setup - whereby my Sky Fiber credentials are stored in my airport extreme. Current Setup My question is - could I potentially remove the openreach modem and have my airport extreme wired directly into the wall? Would this...
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    Maximum RAM speed for Intel Core i7-7700K

    Hello, I'm planning to buy a Intel Core i7-7700K paired with a Asus Maximus IX Formula, but I have a question about the RAM speed I can get. In Intel official site says that the memory type supported by the Intel Core i7-7700K is DDR4-2133/2400, and the motherboard supports a maximum of...
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    Intel 6th gen 6700k or 7th gen 7700k

    Hello Every one. I want to upgrade my Intel i5 4570 to intel i7 as currently my cpu bottleneck with my zotac 1070 amp extreme edition so i don't know should i go with 7th gen or stick to the 6th gen i7.
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    origin not recognising storage

    hi guys im new to this site. recently i built my own pc evrything is working great but i have one problem. when i click change game library location on origin the pop up screen that should display all my files and folders is blank. i want to change where games install i have a 250 gb ssd but i...
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    Different RAM kit compatibility

    So currently I have 8gb (2x4gb) of Kingston HyperX white 1600Mhz RAM. I plan to upgrade to 16gb in the near future. So I was browsing on amazon for the same type of ram, which I found. I could buy one 4gb stick for 28$, or a 2x4gb for 73$. If I buy two 4gb sticks individually, or buy the...
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    how to get wifi without wifi router

    so i have my pc with a ethernet connection (wired) and i wanted to use my smart phone but no wifi so i tryed to reverse tethering and still cant so can i just get a wifi card or usb wifi and just put it in the pc (or plug it in for the usb one) and use it for wifi hot spot??? as i dont want to...
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    z97 PCI-e lanes

    Hi was not sure where to stick this thread but here goes. i have a Asus Z97 Pro Gamer motherboard and at present have a GTX 970 and a SM951 256GB NVMe drive on a Asus add-in card installed. i am wanting to add more strorage to the system by adding a Intel 600p NVMe drive with another asus add...
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    windows is fun****ng with my keyboard annoyed as hell

    Hey for some reasons it's seems like my shift key is always pressed and when it doesn't my ctrl is being pressed. that means when i press one file in a folder and then the fifth all being selected and many many other annoying things that comes with it. Things i've done: Completely formatting my...
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    Amp cuts off speaker sound when volume gets loud

    I've recently bought:
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    what do you guys think

    So i put together a pc and not sure if i can make it cheaper than it is any suggestions
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    PHPmyadmin Issue - Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function mb_detect_encoding()

    I keep getting this issue when I try to run Phpmyadmin from my localhost. Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function mb_detect_encoding() in C:\Apache24\htdocs\phpmyadmin\libraries\php-gettext\ Stack trace: #0 C:\Apache24\htdocs\phpmyadmin\libraries\php-...
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    How to access and delete files on an HDD that has a UAC

    Hello! I have 2 computers, One is a laptop and the other one is a desktop. My laptop got spilled by water and luckily i saved the HDD and RAM, My dad agreed to have it repaired abroad (I'm from Philippines). What I want to do is I want to delete some of the files and apps on the Laptop's HDD so...
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    HD Intel Graphics 2000 - display not fitting screen

    My offboard graphic card got fried, so I'm temporarily using the onboard HD Intel Graphics 2000 until I get a new PC. However, the display is so bad it's unbearable, as seen on the picture below. See how on the right edge, the display is just cut off? And all...
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    my Build so far.

    This is my first build . opinion?
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    How to make backup partition?

    I want to make a system backup for windows and all my other documents in their current state. I cant do a backup thru usb drive since i have none that are large enough. How would i make a "partition" on my hard drive so that i can use it as a future restore point in case i have issues?
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    gtx 970 or 1060

    Which one should I buy they're about the same price Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 WF 3X OC 4GB or EVGA GeForce GTX1060 SC 6GB
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    Am I right in blaming the PSU?

    I've been having Hard Drive issues - the drive not showing up (in BIOS or Windows), the drive showing up but not being able to read/write, that sort of stuff. The drive is a WD Black. I chucked in a WD Blue, and although it worked fine for a while, it eventually started behaving the same. The...
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    PCI E x8 (in x16 slot) max power draw.

    I have a motherboard that has only one PCI E x16 slot. This slot has 8 lanes in. Will the max power draw for this slot still 75W or will it be the lower 25W that PCI E x8 slots are limited to. (Note that the slot uses PCI E x8 2.0 technology). I am asking because I am looking to buy a GTX 750ti...
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    Help with RX480

    Hi guys, I am looking to buy the new RX480. I have one question about it though... On the reference card there are a few places where the word RADEON is ''engraved" on it in red. Now I was wondering if the red letters light up when the pc is started, or if it gives a nice dim effect. I am 99.9...
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    Install 760 and 750 ti

    Im trying to see if i can put a GTX 760 and a 750TI in the same pc. I tried it already and only one card goes to one monitor. i want both to be running for one game. any solutions?
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    EKWB Liquid 240 Pump Leak ??

    About to cry. Just bought an EKWB Liquid 240. First time ever water cooling, it comes with a pump / res combo, I connected everything, it was all ready to put water in.. I first turned on my pc from the motherboard and I had absolutely no water in the res.. I immideitally smelled smoke and saw a...
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    A core 2 duo e7500

    I have a core 2 duo cpu in dont know the socket
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    Windows install from USB?

    I am new to PC building. And I saw videos of people saying download your so from a sub and not a optical drive/disc because it would be so much cheaper. I found this website online: It is where (I think) you download the iso...
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    Doubts about upgrading

    Hey guys I want to update my computer but i got some doubts about it. You guys probably see dozens of topics like this so thanks already for opening mine! The case: I got an somewhat older PC with this motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V It got only a GPU on the board itself, no other one. EDIT: This...
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    Sony Vaio black screen, Windows and external monitor working

    Hello everybody, I have an old Sony Vaio laptop (exact model VGN-NS235J/S) that starts up Windows with no problem, but the screen is not working. The external VGA port works fine and thats what I've using to reinstall Windows (complete format), install updated drivers from the official Sony...
  26. How To Common PC troubleshooting steps

    This is really just a reference collection, since despite there being multitudes of threads containing all the steps you should really take when trouble starts, we get asked the same questions over and over again. I realize that won't change, but rather than repeat posting those steps every...
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    GTX 970 or R9 390?

    Building a new PC, and I'm now choosing the graphics card. I've heard that the R9 390 has more VRAM and better performance, but my current build has only a 500W PSU. I could also put the saved $20 into a silent cooler (I need my build whisper quiet). So, GTX 970 or R9 390? (Future System Specs...
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    is there a gba emulator for pc please tell me

    please l need to know if there is a game boy emulator for my windows 7 windows Vista computer it would be very nice please
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    One network, two separate wireless routers.

    Hi there, I have recently moved into an apartment. I had the internet installed and everything is running fine. The only problem I have is that at the other end of the apartment (my bedroom) I cannot get signal. It's a very long apartment. I do have an access point in the room so I plugged the...
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    Help: troubleshooting a new build

    I'm building a new pc (components list below). It's been ~20y so I plugged in everything and ... the power led went on - nothing else. Replugged in everything - same thing. Unplugged everything, tried the psu testing tool. Good - psu fan turns on. With just the cpu, ram, graphics card & wifi...
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    I can't enter boot menu on win7.

    I've choosen the speed of the booting 'fast' before in boot menu and since then there is no option to enter boot menu. (Nor 'press F12 to enter boot menu' sign shows up) My PC (Toshiba) got bricked and I want to install windows.
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    Computer won't boot with two ram cards inserted

    I received a m5a97 le r2.0 for Christmas along with an amd fx6300 and 8gb(2x4gb) compatible g.skill ram. I struggled to get the machine to post for a while it got to bios once or twice but crashed on attempted boot. So I started testing the ram cards I removed one stick and the machine booted...
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    Is this worth it or not?

    I have an i5 3470 and I can purchase a G1 Sniper M3 for $150 AUD, around $100~ USD. I plan to buy a used/refurbished/brandnew 3770K/3570K in the future and overclock it.
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    Would like to upgrade my PC

    Hi there. I'd like to upgrade some parts or something, so I could do some PS2 and Gamecube emulation. Not really looking to play high end current gen games or anything of the sort. I have my PS4 for that lol. I just don't have room to keep my Gamecube and PS2 hooked up. I don't know how to...
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    Best high end am3+, i5 LGA 1150, i7 LGA1550 cpu

    I am currently planning on upgrading my computer. Right now I have a Asus M5A99FX pro r2.0 AM3+ motherboard with an amd fx-4130 that is due for a major upgrade. The motherboard is still completely fine so if I was to go the amd route again I would not be replacing it, and sticking with the am3+...
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    Help Choosing Cheap Pre-Built Desktop/Laptop (Non-Gaming)

    I've been looking for a cheap PC to pick up for my grandmother while these Holiday deals are going on. The one she has now I played on as a kid 10 years ago and would love to buy her something that will be faster and easier to use. Her current PC is just about shot and I was looking at some...
  37. How To Troubleshooting and diagnosing graphics card issues

    Troubleshooting and diagnosing graphics card issues It's an extremely common problem seen throughout tech forums. You've installed a new graphics card and immediately experience either severe gaming performance issues, crashes when booting into windows or other display related problems that...
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    Can I upgrade this system?

    I built this computer in May, 2007 and upgraded the cpu, gpu and doubled the RAM around 2010 or 2011. I built it for gaming and it was wonderful but parts of it are over 8 yrs old and the above-mentioned upgrade is at least 4 1/2 yrs old. It still runs great and is the best PC I've ever had by...
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    Upgrade for Gaming PC

    Hi, my name is Jordy and I was looking for some advice in relation to upgrading my computer. Approximate Purchase Date: Around Christmas/New Year Budget Range: Maximum $1000 (including shipping) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, watching TV shows/movies, surfing the...