Forum discussion tagged with Product.
  1. yeomna

    [SOLVED] Sudden black screen, PC doesn't boot anymore and VGA LED is on ?

    Hello everyone, so about the circumstances. I bought a prebuilt PC with a: RTX 3080 Ti MSI Gaming X Trio Ryzen 7 5800X Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming 4 x 8GB 3200 RAM be quiet Straight Power 11 Platinum 850W The System turned off while gaming (No hard computing- just league of legends) I played...
  2. T

    [SOLVED] Activation lost when upgrading to Windows 11

    Hi, I was using Windows 10 Home activated with an OEM license, I no longer have the product key but it was automatically activated everytime I did a new install. I did a fresh new install for Windows 11 Home and it didn't activate automatically so I went back to Windows 10 Home in order to keep...
  3. H

    [SOLVED] Why is the Corsair Voyager GT faster than the Voyager

    From a hardware and scientific perspective? Im sorry but there is no information on the web to make this clear for me...
  4. J


    Hello everyone! I am a high school student in the process of building a working prototype for a new PC platform design, which is still sort of secretive at this point. I recently filed a PPA at the federal level and am beginning to design a manufacturer-able version of this design. However, I'm...
  5. B

    From AMD to Intel Processors.

    I recently upgraded my build and got a new gpu which I thought would increase my fps for CSGO a ton, but only 20-30. My old card sucked and this is one of the best 1060s out there. I then realized it was my A,D FX 8320 holding me back. I get around 80-100 fps at the moment and I'm hoping to get...
  6. T

    How Well Will An Intel Celeron G1840 Paired With A Zotac GTX 750 Ti Perform?

    I want to know if the budget PC i'm building will be able to run some modern titles as well as some less demanding titles at 720p either 30 or 60 FPS on at least low settings. Games like: -Insurgency -Battlefield 4 -Far Cry 3 and Far Cry Blood Dragon -Borderlands 2 -Arma 3 -GTA V -No Mans Sky...
  7. T

    How to unlock my USD partition

    Hi there)Few months ago i had been using a operating system on my USB called tails.I created a hidden partition on my USB drive which was locked by a password.I accidentally formatted my USB and now it shows the volume of just 2 GB out of 16GB .How to get back my full volume of 16 gb? Regards
  8. L

    USB ports not working on my laptop

    Ok so yesterday I updated my windows 8.1 and today I turned on my PC and my keyboard and my mouse (logitech setup) were not working but the strange thing is that my other port on the right side of the laptop only works, why? how to fix that?
  9. J

    Is this Desktop a good value for the money?

    I was going to buy this desktop off of Craigslist for $600 Is it a good deal for the money?
  10. T

    Windows 7 freezes while working after cloning hdd to a bigger one

    After cloning my hdd to a bigger hdd, my Windows 7 laptop sometimes freezes completely, having to force shut down the laptop. I've read the Event Logs, and the only error I see is something like "Shutdown was not expected", which I think relates to the force shut down. Before doing this my...
  11. D

    Need Help with decision.. sorry for lengthy details

    I currently run a AMD 78-L chipset motherboard Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 with an AMD Phenom(tm) II X2 545 Processor. I have nearly completely moved to linux approx 4 years back and 99.9% of the time I run Linux on it, currently running...
  12. F

    GTX 760 AC4: Black Flag Physics Nvidia FPS.

    I have a GTX 760 and i play AC4: Black Flag ON MAX SETTINGS I MEAN MAX but when i turn physics on it suddenly drops the FPS. So my question is: Why does physics eats my FPS ? Please help!
  13. J

    GPU, PSU problem: Need a 6 pin + 8 pin for my new amd r9 280x but my PSU only has 1 6 pin.

    Hi, I'm thinking of buying a amd r9 280x but my power supply only has 1 6 pin connector and one spare molex 4 pin, my power supply : Currently have gtx 650 which only requires a 6 pin, but the 280x needs a 6 pin and a 8 pin. Thanks in advance
  14. Mr_Grits

    Budget Rendering Build Aid

    Hello there, I'm new here to tom's (While this will be my first actually post, I've actually been using it for reference for a few months now) and I'm getting into building PC's. So hopefully I do things right! So my buddy's laptop broke down recently (Was a Sony iSomething, he doesn't...
  15. mohit9206

    Is my build ok need suggestions

    So i am planning a new build for myself as my current build no longer cuts it .I have put together a few parts for which i need your suggestions and input.My budget is($600) Intel 3 GHz LGA1150 4430 i5 CPU Gigabyte GA-B85-D3H Motherboard ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost 2 GB Corsair...
  16. O

    Need a 4 pin plug from PSU

    I have a Corsair CX600M, I have connected it to all components except what I believe the is the one for the PCI cards. It has a female 4 pin slot but the PSU does not come with a cable, not even one that splits from and 8 or 6 to a 4. What is the best course of action that doesn't involve me...
  17. H

    Is this a reasonable pc?

    I have a question hardware related. I only know a few things about hardware so i can;t realy judge if this system (below) is reasonable or not. So could you mabe give me some advise. The system could be a little bit vague, but this is the information i got. System: •Cooler Master K-350 Groen...
  18. T

    A new motherboard

    I was wonderig what motherboard would be able to accomodate 8gb of ddr3 ram and an intel i7 processor, or maybe i5 thanks in advance
  19. cst1992

    Looking to buy an external hard disk

    I'm looking to buy a 500 GB external hard drive. Some of the drives are 2999 INR, that is a very low price, compared to one I have right now. These are the ones available...
  20. L

    32bpp to 64bpp

    hi guys, is it possible to change my desktop color scheme from 32bpp to 64 bpp? i use both win7 and win8 (dual booth) and both of them have a 32bpp color scheme. my graphics card is a sapphire r9 280x vapor x 3gb ddr5
  21. B

    Corsair h60 2013 or thermaltake water 3.0 performer

    Guys please give me some advise. what is the best among the two. corsair h60 2013 or thermaltake water 3.0 performer.. these two are on my budget range :D. TIA.
  22. W

    Does anyone know where I can find a new geforce gtx 660 ti?

    I did not realize that the card was discontinued while I was saving money for my build and I cannot find it anywhere for a reasonable price anymore. Does anyone have any websites that would carry this type of thing for a price point of under $250 like back when they were being produced?
  23. B

    CPU Upgrade Compatibility Question

    I have had this computer for awhile, But I upgraded the graphics card to a nvidia 650ti and got a cx 500 m psu. I want to upgrade my CPU because in games like DayZ it seems to really be holding me back, I would prefer to either get...
  24. F

    the current bios setting do not fully support

    I just built a new computer and when I first load it up it tells me that the bios settings do not fully support the boot. I have no idea what's wrong. Also my power supply isn't long enough to use the same wire for the optical drive and hard drive and I was wondering where I can get an extension...
  25. K

    Can Non Unlocked Intel Processors Be Overclocked?

    I recently purchased an Intel Core i5 3330 which is clocked at 3.00ghz and was wondering if it can be overclocked as it doesn't have a 'k' at the end of the model number. Although I don't plan to overclock immediately, i may do it in the future. Thanks for your help!
  26. L

    Upgrade from a 7870

    Hello, I was wondering if I should either get the AMD r9 290 4gb (stock cooler, I do not want to wait anymore, also the new coolers cost too much) OR The GTX 770 4gb. I have heard the r9 290 is very loud and hot, but i have good cooling in general. Is the r9 290 worth the risk?
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    Can i run Assassins Creed 4 black flag on amd athlon x2 4000+ 2,3ghz nVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT 2GB RAM

    AMD athlon x2 4000+ 2,3 GHz nVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT 2GB RAM
  28. S

    upgrading my GPU

    Hi, I've i5-750 gigabyte H55m-ud2h 4 GB ram 5750 1 GB 500 Watts PSU My question I want a new GPU that can play any game at 1080 , ultra setting , so which GPU will be best with my current Mobo and Processor , maximum performance, possible. Please help tnx in advance
  29. H

    Cant Recognize new HD on Gigabyte 990fxa-ud3 motherboard

    Hi there, Christmas eve and having massive issues, still awake at 2am..this is seriously a major brain itch that I can't shake and have been stuck on for 4 hours straight I got a new WD blue 1TB hd that I'm trying to just get regognized and its not happening. I currently have windows 7...
  30. S

    Is my PC Build good?

    So I pretty much know nothing about computers, but I've been saving up for my own gaming PC and I wanted to make my own. This is my first PC build ever so feel free to add suggestions and stuff like if there is something cheaper that gives better performance or something like that. My budget is...
  31. S

    is it fixable or i managed to BBQ something ?

    Well nast night i completed my first build (asrock z77 xtreme4 , i5 3570k , msi(twin frozn)gtx 760 , samsung 840 evo , wd caviar blue 1tb , gskill ripjaws 8gb , ocz zs 750 w) and when i turn it on it worked fine . Then i decided to move some cables around to fix space in my desk and when i...
  32. RedundantInk

    Oppo Find 5 Review: A Phone Of Firsts From A Brand To Watch

    Has a relatively unknown Chinese manufacturer of high-end home theater equipment actually created a flagship Android smartphone capable of going head to head with the industry's established heavyweights? We take Oppo's S4 Pro-powered Find 5 for a spin. Oppo Find 5 Review: A Phone Of Firsts From...
  33. M

    760 Not being detected *anymore*

    I have a gtx 760 that I was using as my primary video card. It's been in use for about 6 months and stopped working the other night. What I have done: - Tested two known working PSUs with it. (The fans spin on both, computer is able to boot with both, etc.) - Tried it in 3 different PCI-e slots...
  34. H

    Trying to update motherboard BIOS

    So, after discovering that several games on my computer are more laggy and stuttery and frustrating than previously after replacing my busted graphics card with a new one that's supposedly better, even on the lowest settings, I've been looking into doing anything I can to help improve things...
  35. J

    Finishing Touches on Build

    Took advantage of boxing day sales to finally find some decent prices in Canada for a change. It was a ah heck trying to find them, anyways I am left with no graphics card yet and splurged on an good PSU so I could run sli/crossfire later on. Just I am torn between getting a 770/780/R9 290...
  36. M

    Comp not posting please help! Happy Holidays!

    Hey guys looking for some help on my first build. So everything starts up an the fans turn on and it seems that I have everything plugged in right but my comp isn't posting. She I start it a little red light flashes for a bit next to where the ram is and that's about it. I know that's not much...
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    Old Satellite won't boot from USB or Disc

    I have an old Toshiba Satellite a105 that I'm trying to boot from either DVD-R or USB to try various flavors of Linux. It won't boot, even though I've changed the boot order each time. Can anyone offer advice? The advice on the list already is for a newer Toshiba, mine doesn't have those features.
  38. G

    Is This CPU Cooler Better Than May Stock One?

    Hey guys just got myself an AMD 8350 and was wondering if this CPU cooler was better than the AMD stock cooler for the 8350. Because of my case I am limited to the height of the cooler. So if this cooler is better than the stock is it also worth spending the money and if its not can some one...
  39. J

    Looking for a new PC Case

    Hey guys, I'm looking to buy a new case. I'm looking it to be around $100CAD or less. I'm replacing my HP one, so I'll need it to cover all of my components. IPMMB-FM (Formosa) Intel Core i7 3770 ASUS DirectCU II Radeon R9 280X A 2TB HDD Optical Drive Antec High Current Pro 850W Modular...
  40. Dasex

    Is that a killer set up? (BF4)

    Hey guys just want your opinion on this set up! This is strictly for ultra setting gaming (BF4/AC Black Flag) and facebooking :p ------------------------------------------------- I5 4670k (overclocked) Corsair h100i MSI G45 Gaming Motherboard 8gb Vengence DDR3 mem EVGA GTX780 Raidmax...