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    [SOLVED] Low SSD Speed in a 4 year old Laptop

    Hi, I bought a Kingston SSD 480 gb and on the site the read and write speed are advertised as 500MB/s Read and 450MB/s Write now I installed it in my laptop and did benchmark with Crystal disk 6 All the image links and tests and BIos andd other info...
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    500GB M.2 SSD showing up as 465GB ssd

    Hey, I built a new system and installed windows. I had to reinstall windows as I installed the wrong one but upon reinstallation I noticed that the storage amount was wrong. Does anyone have a solution for me? Using minitool partition wizard just to show my ssd.
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    Post fails and after boots

    Hi, I have slightly overclocked my cpu and since then everytime i turn on the power and start my pc it fails to post, i reboot and it boots normally, now that isn't a problem but it is annoying so if anyone has a solution that would be c o o l okthxbai. also my mobo is z170 pro gaming if that...
  4. garrettk4

    [SOLVED] Comfortable 4k gaming requirements

    So I recently bought a 4K TV during cyber Monday sales. Nothing special, just a Vizio 4k M55 or whatever. Note: I did not buy the TV to do gaming on it all of the time. There are some games that I'd like to be able to sit back, relax and enjoy the view. My rig is: i7 6700 16gb 2133mhz 1TB...
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    [SOLVED] Gaming Fps Lags

    Specs: cpu: Amd fx 8350 black edition "vishera" (8 CPUs) gpu: Sapphire R9 380 Nitro 4gb psu: Corsair CP-9020048-UK Builder Series CX600 (600w) Motherboard: As rock 979 extreme3 R2.0 OS: Windows 10 SSD: Samsung 850 EVO 250gb 2.5" Hdd: WD 1 TB PC HARD DRIVE - Blue RAM: HyperX HX318C10FRK2/16 FURY...
  6. S

    [SOLVED] DDR4 Ram: 1333Mhz?

    I recently bought a laptop with 8Gb(2x4Gb) ram DIMM. The store guy specified it will be a 2400Mhz. Is it a DDR3 with 1333Mhz? Or is it because of 2 Ram modules. Where can I see whether its DDR4 or 3? Thank you for your help.
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    Do I need a 4K Roku for a Sony XBR-49X900F?

    This will be my Christmas present and it's my first smart TV.
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    Budget 4k monitor

    Hi, I'm looking for a budget 4k monitor, that I can preferably mount on the wall aswell. It doesn't have to be for gaming, it just has to be high quality/durable. Max budget would be around 300$, can you guys help me with it? thank you.
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    Will my build be capable?

    Hi there, So I just got a new pc here's the spec 8gb DDR4 ram AMD RYZEN 3 2200G AMD RAEDON R9 280 3GB I have a pretty neat system built in a nzxt s340 elite which was bought for me as a gift. I currently haven't received it as its being shipped I'm looking to play CSgo, pubg, fortnite and...
  10. rxrgamer

    What is wrong with my PC?

    My PC is 7 years old. Here's my rig: 1. i3-2120 2. Corsair 4gb RAM x1 3. Seagate HDD x3 4. Nvidia Palit GT710 5. Asuz Motherboard 6. New PSU with 700w (Replaced my old 600w) I don't have case fans. I'm using Windows 10. I know its way too old but throughout the years, this is the first time I...
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    [SOLVED] Scratch on traces

    So, I received some parts for my PC. And the little child inside me, couldn't wait until everything arrived to start building. And this happened. I think the traces go directly to the front audio connector. Should I expect the Mobo to work? Or start saving...
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    [SOLVED] GA-Z77-PD3 Support DDR4

    Hello I am using GA-Z77-PD3 mother board.i want to upgrade my ram and gpu. currently i am using 2, 4 GB ddr3 ram's and AMD RADEON HD7770 1GB gpu. I want to switch to 8gb ddr4 ram and amd rx580 8gb gpu. My question is can my mother board support these ram and gpu? Please reply. Thanks
  13. D

    Need a budget motherboard for my parts

    I'm looking to build a PC and desert my current Dell Inspiron 7559 laptop. MY BUILD: I have trouble finding a motherboard for this build, this particular part is confusing to me compared to others, I don't know which is good or bad or...
  14. D

    PC freezing up

    Hello everyone, had a question I'm running an Alienware x51 r2 with the AMD Radeon R9 270x. Not sure if this is the right place to post this, not sure if it even is motherboard related. I turn on the PC and after everything loads to my window screen, two minutes pass and everything freezes...
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    Motherboard Buzzing when Computer is plugged in

    I plugged in an Optiplex 360 and it started buzzing. Not the hard drive, not a disk drive. It sounds like a warning code from the motherboard. I get no video. The buzzes are in sets of 3; 2 sets total. What does it mean? Entire computer is stock.
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    Sweat on a motherboard (MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC)

    I was building my first custom built PC today and when I had finished laying out cardboard (cause apparently it is a good anti-static material, correct me if i'm wrong) I had taken the motherboard and I didn't notice my hands were so sweaty so now there is sweat on the CPU side of my mobo and...
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    [SOLVED] motherboard doesnt have rgb header

    I have the ASUS prime 270 plus motherboard and the Zalman Z9 neo case. I recently bought 2 Cooler Master MF140 A RGB fans and one Cooler Master MF120 A RGB (just the 120mm version) and can connect one of the fan cables from each fan into the seperate chassis fan headers which makes them go, but...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for a solution to my gpu not fitting with my current motherboard setup.

    I have an old FX 6100 system and I temporarily want to upgrade it with a gtx 1070. My problem is that the 1070 is a duel slot card and motherboard has one slot between the PCIE and the PCI slot. In the PCI slot is my WiFi card and I cannot get Ethernet to my room. What is a way that I can...
  19. S

    Would this CPU fit my motherboard?

    My motherboard is AsRock H110M-DGS, this is the internet page for it: I was planning to get a i3-8100, but this MB is meant for the 6th and 7th generation while it says this for the 8th one: "*8th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors are...
  20. L

    BIOS Update for Aorus H370 Gaming 3

    Hello, I need to update BIOS and there are versions up to F11 that says: optimized for 9th gen processors. Should i get F11 version if i only have i7 8700 which is 8th gen? thanks
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    MSI Z370 A-Pro RGB header problem

    I have recently bought the MSI Z370 A-pro motherboard and quickly realized there are no rgb headers for this mobo and the problem with that is my case comes with 3 included thermaltake rgb fans aswell as my radiator coming with 2 coolermaster rgb fans. However my case does come with a fan...
  22. R

    Computer Booting Issues

    Good day to you all, My PC seems to be acting weird. Some days it boots normally and have no issues. Other times It bogs down as I am doing things like playing youtube videos or playing games. Other times it won't boot at all, I get to the windows boot screen, but the little cursor just...
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    [SOLVED] Which motherboard is better?

    Budget build: GTX 1060 6GB RYZEN 2600 16GB 2666 Corsair 550w PSU I need a motherboard that works out of the box with the ryzen 2600. Can someone tell me the difference between "msi b450 tomahawk"- 110£ and "msi b450 gaming plus" - £95
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    Is it safe voltage for my pC?

    Hi guys,pls help me.I7 6700K,Z170 PRO with 4.5 overclocking.Is it ok voltage for daily use or not really?
  25. D

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 2nd gen or 3rd gen ???

    Im building a PC right now and I really need your help !!! So i've heard that Ryzen 3rd gen is coming out ... and the price isnt bad ... Ryzen 5 3600 only 180$ ... is that the real price cause I see it on this site http:// ... please help me ... thank you so much !!
  26. lordtristan28

    Optiplex 755 CPU cooling

    Hi! So i made a post a little bit ago a gpu and cpu upgrade, Now besides all of that straight to the point. I want to pick up a Q9400 quad core, I'm not sure of wattage and what not, But i need to figure that out. But the main question is. Will the stock cooler in the optixplex 755 be able to...
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    [SOLVED] Is an Update to my old system worth it? (4790 & 1050ti to 2600)

    Hello, I am thinking about upgrading my System. I currently have a rather old motherboard (ddr3 and so on) with an i7-4790 paired with a 1050ti. I am thinking about upgrading my system with the Ryzen 5 2600. Since I need a new Mainboard (probably the MSI B450M PRO-VDH)and new RAM anyway (ddr4)...
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    Should I wait next gen or... (Gamer/Photographer/Designer/Developer Build)

    So I'm planning to build a new PC, my current PC is an i7 4770K OC@4.1 - 16GB RAM but I'm having troubles since is getting bluescreens and crashes on games. I'll be reusing my ZOTAC 1080 TI Mini. I'll be using this PC for everything, gaming, editing, developing and designing (no 3D Design ATM)...
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    Can I use the Hyper T2 to turbo clock i5-8400 to around 4ghz

    I only have the Hyper T2 cooler but I'm going to upgrade to a better cooler in a while. I'm going to get the i5-8400 and want to know if it will be stable if I use that cooler and overclock that far. how much of a difference would and i3-8100 be vs and i5-8400 if overclock and not overclocked...
  30. D

    ryzen 2600x volts

    Hello, i just made an upgrade from AMD FX to Ryzen I have some questions about temperature and tension My set is AMD 2600X ASUS X470 F Gaming Corsair vengeance 2x16GB 3000mhz cl15 (I have not set the xmp profile yet, but I'm going to 2133 mhz) Heatsink SilentiumPc fera 3 + noctua nf...
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    [SOLVED] How much of an upgrade from fx 6300- to fx8350

    The 8350 is on sale right now, and I am on the fence about picking it up..Monster Hunter is playable on my lil 6300,but I think the 8350 would help make the game run a bit better Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU AMD FX-6300 30 °C Vishera 32nm Technology RAM 8.00GB Dual-Channel...
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    CPU stock cooling fan

    I tried to clean my pc just now and I cleaned most of the parts individually with a feather duster. I turned on the pc and the pc starts bleeping and nothing came up on the screen. A friend told me that I wasn't supposed to take off the stock cooler and that's the problem and he nor I know how...
  33. S

    Minecraft crash report

    [12:15:49] [Client thread/INFO]: Setting user: Alex [12:15:50] [Client thread/INFO]: (Session ID is token: :a08372b70196321a9229cf04db6b7ceb) [12:16:02] [Client thread/INFO]: LWJGL Version: 2.9.4 [12:16:05] [Client thread/ERROR]: Couldn't set pixel format org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Pixel format...
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    [SOLVED] PC doesn’t boot

    So I recently built a PC, and it worked fine for about a day. I installed windows and left it downloading some drivers while I watched tv, and when I came back it showed the motherboard brand logo and was frozen on “Preparing Automatic Repair” (which isn’t the problem I’m trying to solve with...
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    Which CPU should I get?

    I am currently building a gaming PC and want it to be a top end build. So far I have; RAM: Hyper X 16gb ddr4 2666Mhz SSD: 500gb Samsung evo HDD: 2tb WD black CPU cooler: be quiet dark rock 4 Case fans: 2-140mm be quiet, 1-120mm be quiet Case: NZXT H500 MOBO: MSSI Z370M gamign pro ac...
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    core i5 9600k thermal paste?

    Does the core i5 9600k come with pre applied thermal paste on it already? If not do I have to do it myself?
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    [SOLVED] [9980XE vs 9900K] 16x/16x vs. 8x/8x 2080 Ti NVLink - which is better?

    Hey guys, I took a 13 year break from PC gaming and building. I'm excited to get back into it and am currently planning my new build. Intel's 9900K immediately caught my eye - with a dual 2080 Ti setup (I know that not all games support SLI and the performance gains can vary). However, after...
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    [SOLVED] I9 9900k Running hot on H110i 280mm?

    Hello. Recently i got my i9 9900k and im using my H110i 280mm to cool it and it hits temps which i am unsure about i know the CPU is a hot mess but is there a way to fix it at all. sometimes when i open CPU intense programs or move a window in windows it spikes to 40 - 50c and drops down again...
  39. mustcan

    Is it good?

    Hey, Am using i5-7400 Gigabyte Z270X Ultra Gaming Corsair 8Gb 3200Mhz 700Watt Bronze 80+ Rx 580 8Gb Nvme XPG 6000 Currently im using Rx 580, but i want to using it dual Rx 580 8gb. Is it any good?? How much fps ill get in game? And how well its perform to editing software?
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    GPU and CPU usage while gaming

    My laptop is an ASUS N550JX, i7 4720HQ, 8GB RAM, GTX950m 2GB When I play games like rise of the tomb raider, I have to play on1280x720 resolution, medium settings and about 45fps if I want to keep my CPU temperature under 75'C. Is this normal for a rig like mine or is there something wrong? I...