Forum discussion tagged with student.
  1. [SOLVED] Two routers, one ISP

    Hello! I have a weird question. I live in a student home with a router i cannot access to open ports and such. However i have my own router and i was wondering if i could disconnect the main router, put a switch and connect both my router and the main router. I guess this is possible, but will...
  2. TheJJBman11

    Question Download and upload speed high but ping fluctuates!

    Hi guys, I've just moved into my uni accommodation and have noticed a few issues with the wifi. To my knowledge the landlord shares one router between 4 hours totalling 25 people. The router isn't in my house and we merely have 1 wifi booster which is located at the further point from my room...
  3. kalebpp

    Question (URGENT) PC Checking Media Presence

    Firstly thank you for taking time out of your day to read. I am a student and have online classes and essays due and I only have my phone now. Please help! I have a HP Pavilion Power 580-023w Desktop PC series. I am currently receiving this. Checking Media Presence Media Present Start PXE...
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    help choosing uni laptop

    hi! im a Informatics Engineering student in spain. this is gonna be my third year and i really need to change my (very) old laptop. Ive seen a question template here so im going to answer them so you can help me n 1. What is your budget? less than 3000 euros 2. What is the size of the...
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    Hello everyone! I am a high school student in the process of building a working prototype for a new PC platform design, which is still sort of secretive at this point. I recently filed a PPA at the federal level and am beginning to design a manufacturer-able version of this design. However, I'm...
  6. exidis

    Question Looking for Mechanical Engineering Student Laptop Recommendations

    Hello everyone! I am starting college soon and the time has come to choose a laptop. I, as the title says, am an incoming Mechanical Engineering student, and I am looking for a quality laptop to reduce dependence on university computing. Essentially, the laptop will need to be able to handle...
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    Question Better laptop for a student than Acer Swift 1 at its price point?

    Hello! I have been searching for a laptop for my upcoming studies. I will be studying medicine, and wont therefore need anything that will be able to handle any tough 3D or CAD programs, I also have a desktop at home. What I need is something that has reasonable performance that I can use while...
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    How to tell if a projector lamp is life expired?

    Apologies if this is in the wrong section. At work, we've discovered a box of Epson projector lamps - about 16 in total. All of them are in their individual boxes but none of them appear to be the right model for the 2 Epson projectors we have. What's odd is that they're all in full original...
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    CPU Clock speeds jumping from 1k - 4k

    i recently just did my first build and i am using CAM to monitor everything. but my issue is that my clock speeds rapidly go anywhere from 1500 all the way up to 4200 and tend to mainly stay around 4000 clock speed. so my question is, is this normal and if not how can i fix it. System specs...
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    Difference in visuals besides fps gtx1050ti vs gtx1080

    I've looked every where for the answer to this question and I can't seem to find it. I currently have a gtx1050ti with a 1440p gsync monitor. I only really play 3 games, battlefield 1, 4, and wildlands. I can play both battlefields at 1440p high settings vsync off at a consistent 60ish fps give...
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    Looking for a new CPU fan A6-5200 FT3

    Hello, everyone, After several unsuccessful web searches and the purchase of an unfitting product, I'm asking for your help to figure out where I can buy a fan for my AMD A6-5200 CPU. The socket is a FT3 type (BGA769). I found out on a website that I cannot upgrade the CPU because it is...
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    Random SSD Apeared

    I got an 2 tb SSD for my bday yesterday, I upgraded from a hard drive and have never owned an ssd before. When I went to disk management, I saw my SSD, but another, unkown, 500 mb ssd. What is this?
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    Optical drive problem? Discs not recognised

    CD Drive not apearing in device manager, nor is discs being recognised. Whenever I press the button for the optical drive, it opens and closes with no problem whatsoever. I place the CD/DVD inside....but nothing happens. It is not recognised in the "my computer" and when I checked "Device...
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    Possible risks of OC gpu?

    Hello guys So I've been looking in to overclocking my gpu, I have a few questions I want answered before I continue though. What happens if I set my core clock too high, or memory clock too high, is there any risks of them getting damaged in doing so? I've looked at overclocking with msi...
  15. BuckyJunior

    AMD Piledriver FPUs

    Hi, everyone. I know AMD FX Series CPUs have four modules, each containing two cores, which equals eight cores in total. How would all eight cores work at the same time when it only has four FPUs? Or does it just flip-flop between cores? What happens to the four cores that are inactive?
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    Is the 1070 compatible with my motherboard?

    Ignore this thread please it was an accident☹️☹️☹️ Ignore this thread please it was an accident☹️☹️☹️ Ignore this thread please it was an accident☹️☹️☹️ Ignore this thread please it was an accident☹️☹️☹️ Ignore this thread please it was an accident☹️☹️☹️ Ignore this thread please it was an...
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    Help Choosing a new MoBo

    Hello! I was thinking bout buying a new mobo for my pc and I've been choose between Gigabyte GA-X99-Designare EX Gigabyte GA-X99-Phoenix SLI Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming could hardly see any difference between any of those gigabyte mobos. was thinking bout going x99 Ultra gaming for my msi x99...
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    Looking for new cpu

    Looking for a new CPU for emulators and browsing my parts are an Intel core 2 duo E6300 1.86ghz 2gb single channel DDR2 265MHz Micro star international ms7318 socket 775 1024 ATI AMD Radon HD 4350 300w psu Am new to PC building is this worth spending a little cash on or better off changing...
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    Bad_Pool_Caller dump file

    On Fri 8/19/2016 6:34:52 PM GMT your computer crashed crash dump file: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\081916-11828-01.dmp This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x142940) Bugcheck code: 0xC2 (0x7, 0x126C, 0x0, 0xFFFFE001F3371768) Error: BAD_POOL_CALLER file path...
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    Can I use the extra USB ports on my mobo even if my case has 2 front USB ports?

    Hello, I have a bit of a problem. My motherboard (Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-H) has 6 USB ports (4 2.0's, 2 3.0's) but my case (Rosewill FBM-02) only has 2 USB ports. Is it possible to use all of my ports somehow? (I have to plug in my headset, my keyboard, mouse, and extra stuff whenever I need to)...