Forum discussion tagged with sparks.
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    Question PSU sparking & popping

    Recently when I go to turn on the power to the adapter that powers my pc, and monitors, there is a loud popping sound, and more recently visible sparks and a bright white flash. I’m using an EVGA 1000GQ gold power supply, I’ve been using it roughly a year now. I’m not sure what can have done...
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    Question CPU sparked after putting in a new psu

    I just installed a brand new EVGA G3 1000w psu and as soon as I turned it on my CPU poped, started smoking and sparked. Checked all cable connecttions and they seem to be fine. How can i diagnose this and see whats good and whats broke and what the problem is. Specs: evga g3 1000w I7 8700k (not...
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    CPU at 100% when running games

    Just today my CPU has started running at 100% when running games. 2 days ago it was just fine and the only thing I think i've done is add more ram. When running any game my CPU will automatically jump and my temps will hit 80-83. Not really sure what the issue is, also today when i started my pc...
  4. LadyA

    "Unable to recover your PC. The system drive is too small."

    Hello, my original hard drive crashed/died, so I just installed a new Samsung 850 EVO SSD (250gb)... and now I'm trying to reinstall (fresh/clean) the OS onto that new blank drive. I'm trying to use the Windows 10 Home 64-bit recovery thumb drive that I made before the crash happened. I set...
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    Is everything compatible on this list Waghzufel? compatibility check please...Maghzufel!
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    Would you buy a gaming motherboard without a pic express 3.0 slot?

    There's a board I want with 2 pci express x16 slots but it only supports 2.0 Now days all good graphics cards are 3.0 3.0 is twice as fast as 2.0 so in just a couple years when video cards get better won't this motherboard be obsolete?
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    New computer: FPS-drop issues

    Hello, I have recently bought various parts and built a new computer that was mostly intended to use for gaming. It has the following specifications: ----- Intel Core i7-4790 3,6GHz 8MB Socket 1150 Boxed EVGA GeForce GTX 680 2GB DDR5 HyperX Fury DDR3 1600MHz 16GB MSI Z97 GAMING 5, Socket-1150...
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    the procedure entry point bink getframebuffersinfo@8

    i could not start Hitman Absolution, when i click the application its pop up "the procedure entry point _BinkGetFrameBuffersInfo@8 could not be located in the dynamic link library E:/Installed Games/Hitman Absolution/Hitman.Absolution.CRACK.ONLY-SKIDROW/HMA.exe." im kinda new, so any help...