Forum discussion tagged with sff.
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    Question Old SFF Dell 780 Case Customisation

    I have alot of Dell Optiplex 780's SFF computers. Say 20 or so. Im planning on upgrading them all into gaming machines and selling them. What is my options for pc case customisation? ATM its just boring grey and they look ugly. I want them colourful, and light up with LED's.
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    Question Sapphire RX 590 SE Noise Levels

    I recently took the plunge and upgraded my 750 ti which was beginning to chug horribly to the sapphire RX 590 Special Edition that I found an excellent deal on eBay for manufacturer refurbished. In terms of performance, it's fantastic, I'm getting great fps on ultra settings on a lot of the...
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    [SOLVED] GPU for HP compaq elite 8300 sff

    Hi, i just downloaded the game anno 1404, but it won't launch i think because my pc doesn't have a GPU. The game requirements are - DirectX®9-compatible graphics adapter with 128 MB RAM (DirectX®10 with 512 MB recommended)...
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    [SOLVED] Dell Optiplex 7010 SFF PSU UPGRADE

    Hello everyone, im looking forward to upgrading my Dell Optiplex 7010 SFF (Model Number: AC240ES-01) to a standard ATX PSU. The reason is that im transplanting the whole computer to a normal ATX Case for GPU Reasons and stuff. A pinout diagramm would help a lot. I also read on the forums that...
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    [SOLVED] Dell Optiplez 7010 sff GPU upgrade

    I have a Dell Optiplex 7010 sff and I would like to upgrade to a better graphics card. I do some light gaming like Minecraft and I have The Witcher 3, but haven't been able to play though it much because of how slow it runs. I also do some light video editing here and there usually with...
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    Question Gaming PC 2020

    Hello, I am going to build a new SFF PC for 2020 (even though I want to have it finished by mid-october). It is going to be strongly based on this, but using some different internals: View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx6TFwicRMw I would, hereby, like to post the full spec list in order...
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    Question Very hot HDD

    I've got a Toshiba HDD which gets very hot. I don't have quantitative data for how hot but I'd say around 50°c+. It's in a small form factor case and right above the CPU cooler (I would swap to an aio which would give more airflow space and remove the CPU heat at a different location but my...
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    Question 24 pin to 8pin adapter dell opti 5040

    I ordered a 24 to 8 pin adapter off of amazon to juice up my optiplex 5040 sff . My question is ; has anyone used one of these before ? Is there any related danger - short or long term . The reviews were good enough on amazon just would like some additional feed back ! Thanks in advance.
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    Question How much power does does my PC spare?

    I have a 240W PSU and want to upgrade my integrated gpu to a dedicated Graphics card and so I'm wondering how much power does my PC spare so I can look for a GPU accordingly. Also it's a Small Form Factor Computer. Following are my PC components, just in case. Intel Core i5-4570 120GB SSD 2TB...
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    Question 4GB GPU for a 240W SFF system - RX560 LP vs GTX 1050Ti LP?

    I'm working on a build based on a restored Dell Optiplex 790 SFF, and I'm not sure what graphics card would be more suitable for it. After looking around, I feel confident that I can narrow down my choices to the MSI low profile versions of both the RX 560 and GTX 1050 Ti, both of which appear...
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    Question Computer started crashing recently after upgrading psu and gpu.

    Hello people a month ago I upgraded my gt710 with Rx 570 8gb oc and switched rampage 600w psu recently my computer started crashing while gaming everything is ok when im surfing in internet or watching a movie or playing low spec games(crusader kings 2 and some text based games) but when i try...
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    Question Problem when installing windows 10

    Hello everyone, Just recently, I built my very own pc. When I was trying to install windows 10 via a USB bot drive, the program initially appeared to install successfully, but when it proceeded to restart, i encountered an error, which showed this ( i got it on video, apologies for the grainy...
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    Samsung 970 evo overheating?

    So recently I've been thinking about getting a new ssd since I'm low on memory and I've ended up choosing between 970 evo and 860 evo. And the deciding factor for me would be the temperatures of 970 evo, overheating and how much of a problem they are. So basically if I'll struggle with the...
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    [SOLVED] CPU Swap - Screen not getting signal.

    I have just swapped out my i5 6500 for an i7 7700. However, when turning the PC back on everything seems to start up as normal, except that the screen doesn’t ever display anything/doesn’t seem to get a signal. I’ve removed the graphics card and tried booting off of the motherboard display...
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    [SOLVED] How to remove displayport cable without casing.

    Annoyingly, whilst moving my monitor the DisplayPort cable bent and the casing broke away from the input. Is there a way of removing the cable from the monitor without using the pressure point on the casing? Thanks in advance!
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    My internet drops from 100mbps to 3mbps constantly

    First off, Ethernet is not an option for me, but it was working fine until a few weeks ago, when I randomly started to have major issues. My internet is incredibly volatile. I usually get 80-100 download and 10-15 upload, but It constantly drops to 4-5 download and .1-.5 upload, resulting in...
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    Monitor Questions about GSync

    Should I get one GSync 144hz 1ms monitor Link: https://amzn.to/2Dwkmy7 Or should I get two 144hz 1ms monitor Link: https://amzn.to/2NXIJbX Basically what I'm asking is, is GSync worth it? or should I just go with 2 Regular 144hz 1ms monitor.
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    harddrive dropped from table

    Hello, today while i was cleaning my pc, i dropped my harddrive from table, it's an 8tb harddrive so i am pretty scared, after connecting it to my pc, is running pretty fine, and it has no errors, but did i shorted it's lifetime or it's all ok ?
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    New GPU Crashes Game it Was Meant To Boost!

    Hello All! I hope everyone had a great Christmas and are in for a prosperous new year! I had an issue with a dead video card a month ago now I have a weird problem with my new gpu. I reordered a card and this time went a slightly more expensive direction and purchased an MSI Geforce 1050 GTX...
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    buyer detail by serial number

    hii i want to know that how i can get buyer's detail by his laptop's serial no.