Forum discussion tagged with Rival.
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    Question FX cpu overclocking on a 970 mobo (4+1 phase)

    I have an asrock 970 extreme4 currently occupied by a phenom ii x6 1055t. Its overclocked a bit but the temps got a bit out of hand (hyper tx3 tower cooler I think)so it's a very mild overclock. I can get a new fx processor pretty cheap (for this country anyway) and I'm considering an upgrade...
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    [SOLVED] Hardware to test multiple hard drives at same time using Windows

    Hello all, need your help for a project. We have a Windows based software application to test hard drives. We need to be able to test 15-20 desktop sata hard drives at same time (or more). Our program handles it but need the hardware to run it. Again, this must be Windows based. The program...
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    How can I remove password from my Hitachi SATA hdd

    As soon as I powering my Laptop it asks for Hitachi hdd password please help me
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    1060 6Gb + 7700hq + G-sync vs. 1060 6Gb + 8750h + without G-sync

    For 1080p ~60Hz gaming what do you suggest? I would like to buy a notebook for 3-4 years of occasional, now high, later on the road medium-low preset 1080p gaming. I think the gtx 1060 would suit me fine, but I came across two configurations in my country for about the same price. Is G-sync...
  5. J

    [SOLVED] Why is my graphics card having these huge stutters?

    My graphics card (GeForce GTX 970) has been having major stutters, I've only realized these on games that use the RE Engine, Resident Evil 7 and Resident Evil 2's Demo. I should probably do some more tests on other games, but would there be any reason why my GPU is struggling on this specific...
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    What’s a good gaming monitor?

    Hi I’m looking for a good quality IPS monitor, with a g-sync. It should have a vesa mount, 75-120hz, 1440p, and g-sync. Thanks in advanced.
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    Upgrade for current gaming? Or build new

    Hi. I built my first computer a little under three years ago. I am thinking of passing it along to my 15 year old son for gaming to save the cost of the $900. Dell laptop he wishes to buy. Mobo: Asus Z87-PRO LGA 1150 Chipset: Intel i5-4670k Haswell3.4 GHz GPU: Asus GeForce GTX660 2 GB RAM...
  8. Macenstein

    my son seems to think he needs a new CPU for this build I made him a while back

    This is the computer I built my son almost 2 years ago https://pcpartpicker.com/list/gmRjt6 Intel - Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor Gigabyte - GA-Z170-HD3P ATX LGA1151 Motherboard MSI - GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400...
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    Blur and fuzzy graphics

    I have reset my windows,because my boot screen was not loading.After resetting the windows,i saw that my icons and other texts were blurred and fuzzy. What should i do to resolve this issue ? Help me ASAP !
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    Recover data in formatted Bitlocker encrypted data partition where Bitlocker was off after being formatted

    Hi, I'm desperate looking for a solution to recover my data. Before this I had no idea Bitlocker is effective on my laptop. So it had been active on all partitions in my laptop before I bought it. Yesterday, I accidentally formatted a data partition with a lot of important data. After spending...
  11. 4freedomssake

    Feeling strange to ask

    But what's the name of the wire that let's you mount your card sideways towards the window where everyone can see it?
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    What would happen if i give a fan controller 5v instead of 12

    What would happen if i give a fan controller with adjustable speed 5v instead of 12?
  13. PhilipMichaels

    The 8 Best Features of the New Gmail

    We go hands-on with Google’s revamped Gmail client to try out new features like snoozing messages, smart replies and inline action buttons. The 8 Best Features of the New Gmail : Read more
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    can I buy an mp3 player with tunes on

    Looking for mp3 player with tunes on
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    Cooling a Phanteks p400

    Hi everyone. I've got a phanteks p400 tempered glass and I'm having some cooling issues with it. My graphic card which is a Palit gtx 1060 6gb dual, can be at 75ºC when playing The Witcher 3 with the fan curve you can see in the photo. Besides, I've got two fans in my case, these are the two...
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    PSU Fan Running Loud

    I'm really confused. When I'm starting My PC Immediately I hear loud fan Noise (It's quite healthy noise, but it's wind-like noise because of speed). I Checked RPM-s of CPU and Case fans, everything is running as usual in this sector. Checked Video-Card fan in MSI AfterBurner (Set to Auto, but...
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    What to choose for DVD

    When i clicking on dvd RW for first time there are two option 1:-use as usb flush drive 2:-(forgotten) What are these and which should i choose ? Please ans me with full explaination.
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    How to Wire a stereo Cable to a mono Jack?

    Hi there I was wondering if it was possible to convert a stereo cable to mono? I am working on rewiring a Guitar Hero World Tour Drum set and need to replace the symbol cable that uses mono. Here's some pictures of what I have done so far. Here's the stereo cables I am working with. This is...
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    Looking for best liquid CPU cooler for an i7 7700K

    Hi so the link below is the build I am finalizing now. https://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/ and so I am deciding which cooler I want for the CPU, is it best to go for a NZXT Kraken X62 https://au.pcpartpicker.com/product/bqBrxr/nzxt-kraken-x62-liquid-cpu-cooler-rl-krx62-01 or the current...
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    Need help choosing compatible AM4 motherboard with RAM

    Hi, I'm building a new pc for gaming and light modding, editing. I have chosen already: Ryzen 5 1600 Most likely GTX 1060 6gb Fractal Design Define R5 I want to buy this RAM: https://www.megekko.nl/product/2046/143712/DDR4/G-Skill-DDR4-Ripjaws-V-2x8GB-3000/ since it's a lot cheaper than...