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    is cooling with ac fans a bad idea?

    i have a 2 ac fans 120mm and 117 cfm... quality dayton ones... i want to cool my pc with them replace the top 120mm and put one in the side, the main reason i want to switch is the high cfm i haven't found with dc fans. has anyone tryed this and does it work good? id still have the cpu fan and...
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    Windows Install Error: "No signed devices.."

    My problem started when I bought a new motherboard.. First, the specs: Asus 970 Pro Gaming/Aura Motherboard 8GB DDR4 Corsair 1600MHz RAM AMD FX 8320 8-core 3.5GHz Black Edition CPU 850w Corsair Power Supply Radeon HD 7850 GPU 1TB WD 7200RPM HDD Asus External dvd/cd I just recently purchased...
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    Just Updated to Windows 10 and am having CPU Usage issues

    I just updated to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 where I had no problems. Upon updating I have had a problem with my CPU usage where at random times (around 3 times every 5 min) my computer freezes up and I cant do anything for between 2-10 seconds. In the task manager performance monitor utility...
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    dual monitor use

    Will the gtx 950m run a second monitor off my laptop. For work I need dual screens one for email and web and another for a proprietary program.
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    Asus Z170 Pro gaming or pro gaming aura

    Both have the same name but one have the aura naming.I know the aura have rgb lightning but does it have any special extra features between the aura one and the pro gaming one? It's a $50 price difference and i don't really need rgb since my pc is hidden under the desk.Does the aura one have...
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    Pc freezing on boot

    Hi All This is probably a daft question but I have been having a problem with my pc booting up. It gets to asus with spinning dots and freezes. I removed my graphics card and plugged my monitor in to the motherboard hdmi out. And the pc booted fine multiple times. I then reinstalled my...
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    Constant crashing since upgrading to Windows 10

    Hi everyone, So, the issue is that I upgraded to Windows 10 in late September and since then I've had constant problems with crashing. I originally thought that the problem was caused by Steam. (I posted a topic on this here.) This was because most crashes seemed to be happening while...
  8. GabeBB

    Can a tablet be used as a GPS in a car?

    Hi everyone, sorry if this questions is silly but I'm not familiar with this stuff. I did google this a while ago and came up with some articles that said it can be used, but I'm wondering if it will meet the requirements of what my dad wants to do with it. He doesn't want just for a map to show...
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    Is Skyrim Special Edition CPU intensive?

    The reason I am asking is because for the time being, my new build is not able to be completed (sent motherboard back to Newegg as it may have been the cause of my troubleshooting). I am left with the other components lying around. I wanted to use my GTX 1060 6GB on my old PC. It has an AMD...
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    Surround sound system with playstation

    Hi, I'm trying to connect my playstation 3 and sky box to my surround sound system. I've got the audio from the centre speaker but not from the others. The built in radio on the system works with all the speakers. The playstation and sky box are both connected to the system with RCA cables...
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    FPS Lag Spikes every 10 seconds or so

    Firstly, I'll get what I have already done in attempt to fix the problem. On the Witcher 3 (I get lag spikes on Total War: Warhammer aswell, not on Minecraft, although they're only what I've installed atm) I have turned the settings to lowest and highest, although it does not effect my FPS...
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    Is it a fair computer[AMD CPU] for programming

    Hey, Im interested in buying a cheap computer aside of my laptop so I can use it sometimes when on weekends. Specs: HP Compaq 6005 Pro USFF Desktop AMD Athlon II x2 3.2GHz 4GB DDR3 250GB HD for 100usd after shipping. I'll upgrade it to 8gb, 250gb ssd. I'm wondering how good the cpu is...

    windows 7 extreme lag,takes an hour to fully boot

    My computer takes an hour to boot , First a blinking underscore appears for half a minute then the screen goes black ,after 10 to 15 minutes the screen goes and Stuck starting windows and the light keeps on moving, after another 15 minutes the screen goes to black again then several minutes a...
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    What should I do?

    I ordered parts to build a new pc and everything is hear today but the ssd. It doesn't come for another week ( Cause apparently it was on back order even tho it didn't tell me). I want to install my OS on the ssd but i dont want to have to wait until the 6th to get it running. Is there a way to...
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    Changed CMOS Battery and now having some minor issues with Windows 7.

    I just recently swapped out the CMOS battery because the previous was dying. Here are the steps that I took after putting in the new CMOS battery: 1. Moved jumper 2. Turned on PC and changed time settings, save. Received notification to return jumper to original position. 3. Shut down PC, did...
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    Can I overclock an i5-6600K with Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H motherboard?

    So here are the specs: Case: Deepcool Kendomen ATX Case Red CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K RAM: GSkill Ripjaws V 8GB 2x4GB DDR4 2800 MOTHERBOARD: Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H PSU: Seasonic M12II-520 EVO 520w 80Plus Bronze Fully Modular GRAPHICS CARD: Sapphire RX 460 2GB GDDR5 CPU Cooler: Cooler Master...
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    cooler for overclocking?

    is this one good enough? CoolerMaster Hyper 612 Ver.2 other.. Noctua NH-L9a Scythe Kabuto II SCKBT-2000 Arctic Freezer i30 Arctic Freezer i32 Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO- not available (could order from ebay)
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    AMD Motherboard Help

    Can anyone give me any places online that sell AMD motherboards that will support AMD FD8320FRHKBOX FX-8320 FX-Series 8-Core CPU? I am on a budget and need one $60 or less. Here are the full specs for this CPU: Series: AMD FX 8320 Frequency: 3.5/4.0GHZ (Base/Overdrive) Cores: 8 Cache: 8/8MB...
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    Corsair, Seasonic, or Super Flower?

    I'm planning my ultimate build and I'm torn between these 3 PSUs: (They're the same price in my country) 1) Corsair HX750i 750W 80+ Platinum 2) Seasonic Snow Silent 750W 80+ Platinum 3) Super Flower Leadex Platinum 850W 80+ Platinum The white color doesn't bother me since I'll be building a...
  20. vdtiwari

    USB mystery functions

    So I have a portable USB hub(1x4) when connected to board socket (back panel) and I do connect like mouse;keyboard,say USB Wi-Fi or Bluetooth; simple devices like that it fails after some time.Power blacked out of keyboard/mouse or USBI/Os but the same socket works for 1-2-3TB external,portable...