sos

Forum discussion tagged with sos.
  1. M

    Build Advice What to buy?

    I have VERY limited budget due to covid19 and not having a lot of work for 5-6 month. My old pc died (ASUS P5Q-E,8 gb ddr2 800, X5450 (oc 3.6ghz),RX570) And now i have to decide what to buy From old spec you can see that i dont rush and buy new pc every year or two. I am aiming for 6th-7th gen...
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    Question PC suddenly gets low fps and isnt getting hot anymore

    I went on holiday for 3 days and i came back and started playing as usual and my pc is getting low fps in rainbow six siege like 60-70 fps when it used to get 120 etc it also isnt getting very hot anymore when it used to get fairly hot Intel core i3 7700 3.9ghz gtx 1060 6gb 8gb ram 1tb hdd
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    Question K53E

    I modded bios i did 4 day testing on Asus k53e. Everything worked fine, I am waiting 2860qm to arive and 8gb ram. Any way last night i was poking aroung bios and forgot to exit/turnoff laptop. And i have bad habit of using my phone-laptop when i sleep (like moonwalking) i do random texting and...
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    Question No post (all common symptoms and I promise I tried the sticky)

    Hey everyone, I’ve looked everywhere to try and get the solution so maybe one of you can point out something I may have missed. I tried the sticky (probably 3-4 times through) with no luck. problem: no boot, no usb (motherboard or front), no video, no beeps. Orange/yellow light stays on in...
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    [SOLVED] Helping my Friend Build a PC, Want to make sure the build will be a good one.

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/29MNgJ Just trying to see if there are any parts on this list I should be weary of, or drawbacks that I might have missed. Appreciate the time ! Thanks,
  6. Martin48705

    [SOLVED] SOS! Need help, going crazy...

    [Moderator note: edited post to break up "wall of text".] So, some time ago I bought some new pc parts to treat myself for working my ass off(Got a Gigabyte B450-DS3H, a Ryzen 5 2600, 2 single sticks of 3200MHz 8GB DDR4 G.Skill Aegis since they were the only same sticks in stock atm, a...
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    Build Advice SOS big problem fresh built by expert pc no OC

    just got me a pc built it but some stuff didnt work so took it to a technician specs: ryzen 2600x rtx 2060 gigabyte 6 fans total 3 bitfenix spectre white and 3 corsair ll120 white asus x370 vengance rgb pro aio cpu cooler h100x with faster than included fans installed on radiator so the expet...
  8. Kolzach

    Question Friends PC freezes when he tries to play games (Ryzen 3600X)

    My friend just built a new system with 3rd gen Ryzen. It was cool while he was building it, but now it aint so hot. He's got some issue where if he tries to play some games (mostly the more intensive ones) his PC goes unresponsive and he needs to restart it. He's updated his Motherboards...
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    Question Games black-screening on launch post nvidia driver update

    Okay so heres the issue. My partner’s pc auto updated it’s graphics drivers and ever since then when he’s tried to launch games it doesn’t load the graphics properly. Everything else is fine, but he’ll go to launch League and will see the launch screen for a split second then it black screens...
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    Question Help with booting with new ssd

    Alright, so, I am new at building pcs and stuff so go easy on me. Recently, I have put together a new pc with a new Zotac 1080 GPU, added some new sticks of DDR3 Ram (I'm now at 12 gigs), a new 550W EVGA power supply, and I bought a new fresh off the market 256GB Samsung SSD. With that, I am...
  11. SuicidalCookie

    Main Monitor flickers on and off when I startup computer

    This only started happening a week ago. whenever I startup my computer and log in out of my 3 monitors my main centre monitor constantly flickers on and off with glitch lines appearing in it. the quality is also worse like the resolution has gone down even though it says its at the normal...
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    How to reset cpu?

    so i have been having trouble with my fps in games, and long story short apparently my cpu is running under clocked ? it never uses more than 16% of its potential getting this from the task manager (i dont know why i just bought this cpu and put it in ) . also i was talking to a guy on a forum...
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    Headphone sound cutting out below certain volume?

    While using my headphones (B&W P7 Wireless) on my PC (wired or bluetooth), when what I'm listening to goes below a certain volume it cuts of completely. How can I stop this, or at least reduce it? For example, when playing a game if I'm only standing there with background noise such as wind it...
  14. leighbyron

    Need Help upgrading custom built PC.

    Gday all, I first built my computer back in 2011 and its now starting to crap itself. I'm having graphics card issues and overall I just need a more reliable system for work and games. I have not kept up with all the current stats on all the cards and motherboards lately and I have no idea...
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    My PC is making a lound vibration noise, please help :( (with pics)

    So I just got my first ever custom built pc, but it make a weird loud vibration noise when its running. Noise comes from the top panel of my case (corsair spec alpha). I think the culprit are those top two fans that hang right below the panel. It could make the panel shake and causing noise. It...
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    RX 480 vs 7970 Crossfire

    Ever since the RX 480 was announced, I was considering upgrading my rig with a budget in mind. I wanted other people's opinions on the matter on whether or not I should upgrade or keep my current setup. It would be interesting to have a discussion about this. Current Spec: i5 3570k (OC 4.1Ghz)...
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    Wondering if my PSU is inadequate or faulty

    Hi! I've many times found my way here when looking for a solution to a PC related issue, this time I'm having trouble finding a solution and under a bit of a deadline because of black friday sales. So the issue I'm having is that since I upgraded from a GTX 660Ti to an EVGA GTX 970 SSC ACX...
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    List of incoming DoS attacks to show known malicious IP addresses

    So because of what I do on YouTube, exposing cheaters and hackers in gaming, they often get quite angry at me and attempt to DDoS me if they are even able to acquire my IP. My router and internet are too powerful to even stutter however. Because i am aware someone just tried to attack me once...
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    Hdd formating drive not showing up

    I was trying to load the OS and drivers on my HDD, I decided to get an SSD. On my new ssd I installed windows so that I could boot from it. I took all the files and drivers that I required and erassed the entire drive by formatting it. Now the hard drive does not show up in BIOS or in the Disk...
  20. Jonathan Cave

    My Asus Strix GTX 970 review

    Today i bought 2 x Asus STRIX GTX 970's to replace my Zotac 780 TI OC. £600 for both cards. i5 4670k @ 4.0ghz 16GB 1600 2 x Asus GTX 970 I've managed a stable overclock to 1442mhz GPU (Boost) and 1824Mhz Memory (still early days) I'm blown away how powerful these cards are in SLI. Card...