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    Question RAM & CPU is not working to its potential from benchmarks

    So, ive had this built since late 2018, probably sept or nov 2018. Never really thought I had any issues with my computer but recently its been acting weird. One issue was that it occasionally happens is when I turn off my computer it takes its time to switch from the asrock loading screen (the...
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    Help picking best 1080p HD Tv out there?

    My TCL tv some how fried by me accidentally knocking the cable out of its outlet, gently, and won't turn on. I don't want a 4k tv as they suck for normal TV watching .I want something with just really good picture/colors. I'm looking to be around 40-50" Want to buy one by friday and willing to...
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    Question Have older drives question.

    So i have two old drives that i swapped out of my system when I upgraded. I realized later that I had some files I wanted to get off of said drives. However, I was concerned that loading up these drives would cause conflicts with my current drives as the newer drives have some of the same...
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    Question VEGA 64 or RTX 2070

    Hey, Just trying to decide whether to get a RTX 2070 for £460 or a RX Vega 64 for £360. Now I realise the value in the Vega 64 but I have a g sync monitor so I'd like to hear your thoughts. I've never owned a AMD card before so I'm slighty hesitant but the price difference is too large to...
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    Question M.2 keeps crashing/disconnecting

    So I recently bought an M.2 WD Blue 3D NAND 1TB PC SSD - SATA III and I'm having a problem where once I put it under some load it disconnects from my computer while running. My programs crash and the drive no longer shows as connected until I restart. I'm on the AMD x370 platform. I have...
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    Question USB PORT

    I posted here months ago, my usb port wasn't working and then all of a sudden it started working. i didn't know how but i ignored it. tonight i was trying to plug something in my broken usb port (not the same one another port with broken pins) and as soon as i tried to put something in it my usb...
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    Question Which motherboard should I get?

    Hi, I'm building my first PC ever and honestly I have little idea about it. I'm trying to decide in a motherboard but I can't tell which one is better, they all kinda look the same to my newbie eye. These are my options right now: MSI Z390-A Pro (130€) Gygabyte Z390 Gaming X (143€) Asus Prime...
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    Question Fans Turn On After Sleep/Shutdown

    About My Laptop: I have a Dell Inspiron Gaming laptop, best model # I could find that is alike to mine is the I7567-5650BLK-PUS . Just the 1050 GTX I'm pretty sure, with a Intel i5-7300HQ, and I replaced the hybrid drive with an SSD. Problem: Whenever I put my computer to sleep using the windows...
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    Question Computer FREEZING randomly!!! HELP

    I've had my computer for about 2 years now. I have not replaced anything, except added a new hard drive to system. I did not replace it! League of Legends is a big game it randomly fully freezes on, I have to manually turn off the computer/on. I turned off the automatically restart option in the...
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    [SOLVED] Are there any PCIe/M.2 to RAM (DIMM) adapter out there?

    I don't know of any PCIe or M.2 to RAM (DIMM) adapters, so I would like to know if anybody here knows of such a thing. I am talking about PCIe/M.2 to DIMM adapters, not the DIMM to PCIe adapters that allow RAM to work over the PCIe bus (inherently at a slower rate/higher latency). Also, I am...
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    Question CPU behavior questions (gone wild)

    Hello, I have Alienware 15 R3 with Win10: Specs: CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ Kaby Lake, 2800 MHz (default), 3800 MHz (boost) GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6 gb, 1911 MHz (default?), operates on 1404 MHz, never seen it boost to 1670 though MB: IDA154, BIOS 1.6.0 RAM: Hyundai Electronics 8 gb...
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    Question 2K or 4K?

    Hello. I’m considering getting a new monitor when I finally get my tax return back from the irs. (Selected for audit two years in a row ffs) I’m stuck between either getting a 2k monitor or 4K, I’m just not sure if my pc could handle 4K gaming, though my build is pretty damn good, I want to make...
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    Question Z370-P w/o Graphics card

    I am speccing out a new PC based on Asus Prime Z370-P II As I do no gaming I was not intending to get a separate graphics card I may update my monitor in the near future - if I were to go for a 34 inch monitor (such as Samsung CF791) would the Z370 be able to handle it? or would I need a GPU?
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    Question is the intel 660p worth it?

    I was looking at getting my first SSD so i was looking at the 500gb SATA 860 Evo but noticed that (at least in Sweden) the intel 660p NVME drive is cheaper, and after looking at some reviews it isn't the fastest NVME drive in the world but its obviously faster then the 860 Evo and that it only...
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    Question using a rgb controller with another companys products

    well the title says it all can you use a RGB controller with another company's products but il be more specific I'm currently buying an ml240r from cooler master and a p350x from phanteks. I only have some ARGB header on my motherboard and the ml240r comes with an RGB controller could I use that...
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    Build Advice What step should I take?

    So, I was thinking about buying this My current computer is very old and was built years and years ago. I've...
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    Question Unusually High Memory Usage.

    I have recently bought a new Surface Laptop 2, and I seem to have a memory problem. The laptop occasionally has a high idle memory usage, around 80%. In addition, "Windows Biometric Service" has high memory usage around 16% and increases over time. My laptop has blue screen'd a few times. The...
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    [SOLVED] Ram Upgrade

    Hey! Right now I have 8 GB ram and I will upgrade it to 16 by adding the same one. So my question is do I need to make something to my computer or I just can install the ram on the slot, turn on the computer and everything will work fine? (I'm sorry if this question sounds dumb)
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    Question Want to upgrade the psu on a lenovo m92p in order to use an rx 570, 580, or a 1060

    Hi, so, I have a lenovo thinkcentre m92p with a 280 watt psu and I want to upgrade it to a 450 or 500 watt. The mobo has a 14 pin, an 8 pin, and a 4 pin for the psu. Does the 8 pin need to be plugged in? What is it? I've found adapters that are 24 pin to 14 pin, but they don't cover the other 8...
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    Question Is my 450W PSU enough for a GTX 1660ti

    I want to get a 1660ti, but not sure whether my XFX TS series 450W Bronze PSU is gonna be good enough run it without any concerns. Specs are Ryzen 3 1200 16gb GTX 1050ti I do plan on upgrading my CPU/Mobo when the new AMD CPU's arrive, not sooner than that most likely, so I guess it might be a...