Forum discussion tagged with Spill.
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    Question Spilled a little bit of iced coffee on xbox controller D-Pad..

    Hi, I recently got a new xbox controller for my computer to play some games, and i spilled a little bit of iced coffee onto the d-pad and i’m worried it will damage my gaming computer and damage the xbox controller. i wiped off as much iced coffee off the controller (just a few drops) and i...
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    Question Laptop shutting down when lid closes after beer spill

    Long story short, I spilled a beer over my laptop keyboard. I opened it up to clean it out and dry it as best as I could. It fired up fine after a hard reset and everything seemed fine; windows 10 is running as normal as is every program. The keyboard is still sticky but every key functions as...
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    Question Spilt coffee on pc

    I was playing on my newly build pc and while not paying attention knocked some coffee right on top of it. Most of it didn’t go into the case but some of it did go into the radiator nothing happend on screen but I immediately turned it off and unplugged everything then flipped it upside down so...
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    Can too much Occlusion Culling cause lag?

    Can too many objects suddenly coming to view cause lag, for example this (Horizon Zero Dawn) video, I think overuses occlusion culling, I could be wrong, but in that specific game, what if you spun the camera around very quick, can the game loading too many objects cause lag? Also another...
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    AMD Ryzen 2600 6 core processor only showing 2 in task manager and CPUz?

    I have a Ryzen 2600 and in task manager it only shows 2 cores and 4 logical processors? If anyone could help me get the six that this thing apperantly has that would be amazing. I’ve also already gone to msconfig and put the box to 4 and still nothing
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    USB Safety remove not showing only when Front Panel USB was used.

    I recently built a new system with Gigabyte GA-AB350M-DS3H and a Tecware Quad Case with One USB 3.1 Gen 1 and Two USB 2.0 Front Panel USB Headers. My problem is that every time I use these front panel USB headers, the safety remove device icon does not show on the taskbar unlike when flash...
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    Recommended replacement for Asus Z87-K

    I have a Asus Z87-k motherboard that seems to have finally given up. I've had it for 7 years and was wondering if there is a better replacement that has the same size to fit the same case and accommodate similar hardware. I only have a liquid-cooled i5, two 8GB Corsair Vengeance RAM, and a...
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    MB and PSU Compatibility with GTX1070

    I recently just got a crazy deal on a gtx 1070 founders edition. My current computers PSU is to low to run it. (Under the 500w minumum) I have an ASRock A75 PRO4 FM1 AMD A75 Motherboard in my current build and I would like to try just upgrading the PSU and seeing if this computer will work for...
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    M.2-2242 NVMe Drive?

    So I opened up my laptop for the first time since I got it around 3 weeks ago today, and I found out that it has a second M.2 slot that I didn't even know was there. I thought "Great, my current M.2 SSD is only using a SATA connection, I could get an NVMe drive for this one and put Windows on...
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    Motherboard or PCU broke.

    Computer specs. GTX 780 I7 processor 8GB ram SSD and HDD CX 600 PCU So I have been having issues with this computer since I sent it over seas to where I currenty living. I can get it to work every so often. However sometimes it will shut down and then I won't get any signal from my HDD red...
  11. raptormoonx

    Need Help Explaining DHCP and 802.11a...etc

    Hello! My parents are looking into switching from AT&T Uverse to Time Warner Spectrum. I got most of my questions answered through them, but there are some that couldn't be answered. They are retired and a lot of the tech talk goes over their heads. I need help explaining the following in the...
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    Core i7 7700 Temperature 40C on idle 80C on load

    Well, recently I bought a Core i7 7700 and a Cooler Master Hyper 212X. Now I'm monitoring the temperatures and I think it should be cooler than it is. I'm using the HWiNFO 64 to check and log the temperatures First the PC: Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz (Turbo Boost 4.2Ghz) CoolerMaster Hyper 212X ASUS...
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    (QUESTION) 750TI + Generic 600w

    does 750 ti is compatible to these: A8 7600 A68hm-e 1x4gb 1333 Generic 600W 1366x768p for 10 - 15 hrs use?
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    4790k and 380 on CX430

    Recently my friend is having problems with his powercolor 380 and i'm going to put it in my pc to test it out and try to fix it, will be be able to power it? (Nothing in my PC is overclocked) **Yes i know CX430 aren't the greatest PSU's
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    CPU vs. PCH lanes with GPU(s) and M2 drives

    Hi all, This post could go in several sub-forums; I hope I've chosen correctly. I want to upgrade later this year with Kaby Lake i7, DDR4, new mobo, and M2 SSDs (with plans for Pascal/Volta GPU and 4K OLED later). The only thing I'm confused on right now is the CPU/PCH lanes and whether or not...
  16. AzoraFred

    Opinions on this build/setup, would like suggestions. Open to discussion!

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K Devil's Canyon Quad-Core 4.0 GHz LGA 1150 Motherboard: MSI MSI Gaming Z97 GAMING 5 LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard RAM: HyperX FURY 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 HDD: Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache...
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    Confused about audio drivers. Please help

    I have an Asus Maximus VII Hero. I updated all drivers from the Asus motherboard support website. Now I have two audio drivers. 1 is HD Audio Device. 2 is Realtek HD Audio. The HD audio device is from Microsoft. Which one can I uninstall? Something is causing 1 second delay audio lag. I feel...
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    Realtek HD audio manager not working?

    My computer has been having this problem with Realtek HD Audio Manager. When in use for audio device, it will randomly cut out and repeat this over and over again. When opened, it will reload audio devices non-stop. I disabled pop-up, but which keeps pestering me about what device I plugged in...
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    AMD FX-8350 and Gigabyte GA-970A overheating

    Hi Everyone, I had some really good advice the first time I ever posted on this site and am hoping to again-) Short story purchased a PC build last year but when I needed warranty the company had shut down so I decided to try and upgrade my pc as I could not afford a new one and received some...