Scam

Forum discussion tagged with Scam.
  1. FoxyZey

    Question Gigabyte is a scam , what to buy next?

    Okay so..RMA'ng my gtx 1660 gigabyte gpu for the 2nd time and if it doesnt turn out well i might get a refund. My question is. Since gigabyte bad, What do i choose between Asus , msi or Evga? One that has good life span good cooling and most of all GOOD customer support.
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    Question Got scamazonned and accidentally purchased Razer Core X

    So as the title says, I purchased a "universal" external GPU housing on amazon. What they actually sent me was a RAZER CORE X eGPU housing. Which is only compatible with Select razer and MAC laptops, hardly universal. So here's my question. Is this still usable on an ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS M15. I...
  3. Jashaun

    Question Are these GPUs fake? (1080TI and 1660 Super)

    Hi all! I was browsing through ebay an I came across a very cheap 1080TI and 1660 Super GPUs. The prices are ridiculously low. I was wondering if these are real or fake? Also what makes them fake? Thanks in advance. Links 1080TI-...
  4. NoPuhi

    [SOLVED] Keyloggers and Wi-Fi equipement

    Fun story. My mother picked up a Wi-Fi repeater from some e-shop for $20. I set it up for her. It works fine. After everything was done i noticed there was no way of me identifying this thing. The packaging is fairly well designed, it has the products features printed out on it, the manual is...
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    [SOLVED] Google HangOut (or Viber) Used for SCAMMING ???

    Hello, I don't know where to ask. I hope you guys can help. I met some random "white men" in dating apps. I know there are more scammers than real people nowadays, who want to scam people. Twice, I met different white men who claimed they could not use Whatsapp for videocall. They insisted me...
  6. Cpumonster

    Discussion Zotac Scammed me on a Certified Refurbished 2080ti

    Hi all, So I just purchased a Certified Refurbished 2080ti directly from Zotac USA from their eBay store, only to discover that it's a scam... They shipped me a 2080 badged as 2080ti. Either Zotac has the worst certification standards of any "Certified Refurbished" program in the world or they...
  7. O

    [SOLVED] Does this £100 graphics card look like a scam?

    My friend is seriously considering buying this and I am almost certain it is a scam. https://www.gumtree.com/p/video-cards-sound-cards/fully-working-zotac-nvidia-geforce-rtx-2060-amp-6gb-gddr6-graphics-card/1362725124
  8. Skydaz

    [SOLVED] Scam graphics card name on used laptops?

    Ok guys, so i just found a seller locally that selling an used lenovo y520 laptop with i7 7700hq and a gtx 1060 6gb ddr5 (as he said). But then when i ask him to send a photo of dxdiag, the displayed memory on the gtx 1060 shows only 1.9gb something ,maybe 2gb. So is it really a gtx 1060 or a...
  9. alexxN00

    Question Bought a used Asus G750JM laptop and windows has a "Packard Bell" wallpaper, have i got scammed?

    Hi everyone, just bought a used Asus G750JM laptop for quiet cheep 350$ approx. And the guy said that he reset windows but when i made an account and logged in i got a "Packard Bell" wallpaper and it just looks weird and my connection is not working. I think i might of gotten screwed over or...
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    Question Knock-off graphics cards danger?

    So I recently found this on Amazon being sold by a dude with a brand new seller page selling an odd variety of stuff: https://www.amazon.co.uk/MSI-NVIDIA-GeForce-GAMING-11Gbps/dp/B06XYSPRT5/ref=sr_1_16?m=A1X8O4G57XN83A&s=merchant-items&ie=UTF8&qid=1551029289&sr=1-16 View...
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    sharp fps drops with gtx1080/i7 2600k at 1080p

    hi, so recently upgraded to a 1080 and i have paired it with an i7 2600k, i do get pretty high fps on games such as overwatch/black ops 4, however every game i play suffers from very sharp fps drops that cause a stuttering effect in game, any ideas what could cause this? or how i can go about...
  12. N

    Is ghosting inevitable on a VA panel?

    In other words do ALL VA monitors experience ghosting or can some monitors avoid it? I've just bought a new monitor (Acer Predator Z321QU) and it looks fine in most game but movies and videos look atrocious. There is some degree of ghosting on virtually every moving object, and camera panning...
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    MSI Z270 GAMING M3 Motherboard not recognizing EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 SC2 video card...at all

    I'm having trouble with second computer build. I've finally gotten everything else working fine; my machine turns on, I've installed Windows 10 OS, etc. My problem came when I attempted to run a game on Steam. Specifically, Tekken 7. I built my machine with gaming in mind. Here are the parts...
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    A good cheap Modem/router?

    My sister wants to get comcast, but doesn't want to pay to rent the modem/router, so I was wondering if anyone knew of a good Modem/router (both in one) that isnt to expensive but also inline with comcasts own modem/router, or better? Thanks for any and all help!
  15. K

    Can i use 2 gpus in one pc?

    Hello i have 2 graphic cards one is intel 945g and the second is ati radeon x1550. In desplay drivers is only ati radeon graphic card. Now my question is can i use them in same pc and if i cant how?
  16. J

    I believe my i5 4670k took a dump. Help me confirm

    To start off, here is my reddit thread on /r/techsupport if you would rather read that. https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/6fqx8c/started_with_whea_uncorrectable_error_now_pc/ Now, for my post here. About a week ago I started getting BSOD whea_uncorrectable_error. I had read that...
  17. A

    Black became blue on my monitor

    Just all of a sudden on my monitor (Acer Predator Z271T) everything that has to be black became blue. Its the problem with monitor because when monitor is disconnected the black screen is blue. How to fix this?
  18. E

    Can't connect to Ethernet or Wifi !!

    Yesterday i updated my drivers using Iobit driver booster, and after restarting the device i can't connect to any network by any way ethernet or wifi. the network icon status : 1- Ethernet always shows red x. 2- wirless icon is always shows not connected to any network but its connected to one...
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    Please help!! Extremely slow file transfer rates over ethernet crossover cable

    Please help - no idea what's wrong here. I want to transfer files from 1 pc to another, both running windows 10. But the transfer rates are super slow. Right now its going at 350kbps but sometimes drops to 0 for a while, then 20kbps etc. I can see the 2 computers on the home network but PC2...
  20. L

    i7 4790k running EXTREMELY hot with Corsair H60

    I have had the H60 for a year with no problems until now, when I recently switched mobos. I have looked around and haven't found any answers that helped me. I have everything plugged in, have redone the installation, taken all OC's off, and it just has me sort of stuck. Idle temps @ a...
  21. G

    CPU Core Voltage going higher than manual (adaptive) setting

    Hi everyone, On my 4790k i had recently set a manual voltage (not overclocked) to 1.191, this seems to be my most stable voltage without it crashing, but i wanted to try out the adaptive setting so that when my cpu is idling the voltage lowers but doesn't go any higher than 1.191. So i set it...
  22. ZennPC

    Newbie Budget Build Review?

    Hey everyone, I'm a young aspiring computer enthusiast with a passion for building pc's. I just wanted to inform everyone that I am very new to the pc building community and I'm very excited to get into building my first computer. Just for some background I did alot of research on my behalf so...
  23. K

    Can I run GTA 5

    Hello all, Can I run GTA 5 and WATCH DOGS at any settings. My pc specs are PROCESSOR: INTEL G2030 RAM: 4GB GPU: INTEL HD GRAPHICS 2500 THANK U IN ADVANCE.
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    Make GPU stay at a certain clock

    So recently I had to downgrade to Windows 7 because of some trouble that I'd been having recently. But, ever since the downgrade, when I'm watching Netflix/YouTube/Twitch or at idle, my GPU underclocks itself to 135 MHz. This is causing screen tearing and major lag at 1080p video, any clue how...
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    ASUS Strix R9 390X vs ASUS Strix 970?

    I will be playing games on 1080p and I will play games on ultra settings at 60fps. Also I don't want driver errors.
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    i7 4790 and cm 212 evo help

    Hello guys, Im a bit concerned about my cpu temperatures with coolermaster 212 evo. At full fan speed of the cpu, im getting 37 degrees idling, but at full load i get 90 after 3 minutes and it is slowly going up. So my question is, what is wrong? The case airflow is good btw, all the other...
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    Computer shuts off with Crysis 2 only - i5-4690k 7970 xfire

    Just put together a new system. Running an i5-4690k oc to 4ghz (not much) with Corsair H60 watercooler. Two Radeon 7970 , Gigabyte OC'd 1000mhz version. MSI Krait Z97 motherboard Corsair CX750m power supply Windows 8.1 Every game runs great. Far cry 4, gta5, witcher3 etc. But for some reason...
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    How to connect multiple PCs in one CPU using terminals that support USB Keyboard and USB Mouse?

    I am using a multi-pc device which has 3 USB ports, one VGA port and a audio jack port. I am using Windows XP SP2 os. I have 6 Monitors and 6 multi-pc devices. I tried trhough Remote Desktop, It has connected but logs off another account on another client or main computer. How can i Configure to...