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    Is this PSU ok?

    Hi guys!!! Considering these motherboard voltages measured with a software, can we assume that my PSU is faulty? (My computer randomly freezes) Thank you in advance for your answers!!!
  2. M

    Please help...i need wired internet for a Surface 2 Pro and an Xbox 360. Using only one Ethernet "jack".

    My son's dorm is an internet connectivity nightmare. WiFi is unusable, even for basic web surfing. They are given one ethernet jack. Here is what he needs: a) Surface 2 pro to internet b) Xbox 360 to internet c) printer to Surface *They are not allowed to create their own wifi network from...
  3. M

    What else broke, on connecting a weird sound card wrong and burnt it?

    Ok so i am asking opinions on what else broke on the PC this part was installed on, the sound card obviously burned. Heres a link to the actual part, you see how the pci-e connectors are wrong, and it only plugs in the wrong way. After it burnt, and was removed, the PC...
  4. S

    Onboard Intel 4600 audio over HDMI not working?

    Is there an obvious setting for this that I'm missing? I have an Xb270HU attatched to 980 Ti that doesn't have audio. I also have a VH236 attached to the integrated graphics to run a desktop environment and for sound. If I plug the VH 236 into the Nvidia card and hit 'Enable Audio over HDMI'...
  5. U

    Black ops 3 xbox vs pc

    I'm in a struggle right now. I can't decide whether to buy bo3 for pc or xbox. Now I know any pc can rek a console. But the biggest factor by far is all of my buddy's are on console. What do you guys recommend?
  6. E

    4790K - Sustained Heat with lower Max Temp vs Unsustained Heat with higher Max Temp?

    Hello. I have a 4790K which I overclocked to 4.5 GHz. I'm using a Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo heatsink. I'm not really familiar with overclocking, so I first tried my motherboard's (Asus z-97 pro gamer) auto-overclocking. Though I read somewhere that using that feature would leave the CPU...
  7. T

    Random FPS drop in CS:GO.

    So my friend just bought a new processor (AMD FX-8370 Black Edition, Socket-AM3+, 8cores 4,0ghz) And when he plays CS:GO he gets around 250-280 FPS, But sometimes he gets a random FPS drop around 60FPS and when that happends the CPU-Fan gets quiet and when he drops from 250-280FPS to 60FPS he...
  8. L

    Overheating CPU at idle

    I am running on a laptop with Windows 7. All 4 of my CPUs run at about 65-70 Celsius at idle, with no programs running. This affects my laptop's performance greatly and renders some games which used to be fine before this issue, unplayable. It is also worth noting that after a restart...
  9. L

    Can't seem to keep my CPU cool

    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum so I'm gonna try to explain the best that I can. I got a 4690k, and I noticed that the temps were very hot when I was running games, going into the 70s and 80s. So I was like "well, I will buy a Hyper 212 Evo since I have an amazon gift card". I got the cooler...
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    HDD wont initialize

    A SMART scan told me the disk was dying from...a Start/Stop spin count or something similar. The Disk appears in Disk Management, as Unallocated. Attempting to Initialize the drive tosses an error about how the Drive...something is out-of-date, and to restart Disk Management or the computer...
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    Anyway to stop the automatic installation of "nVIDIA High Definition Audio" whenever Windows starts?

    When I installed my graphics drivers I specifically stated to not install the HD Audio Drivers. However, since my HDMI cable is plugged into the card and into my 2nd monitor, every time I turn my computer on after disabling/uninstalling those drivers, it auto-reinstalls. I have Realtek HD Audio...
  12. K

    W8.1 infinite restart loop.

    Hey guys, was hoping you could help me!! I Tried playing Fallout 3 yesterday and my pc crashed. There was no Way to fix it so I turned it off using the power button. Now my pc's stuck in an infinite loop. It keeps starting up, going straight to the windows 8.1 error screen for five seconds and...
  13. ShadowStar_

    What is the better processor

    For my pc build, I'm deciding whether to keep my year old Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM Processor or get a Intel Core i5-4440. Which one is better?
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    GTX 980 or 970?

    I am looking to build a new system and I am unsure which card to go for. I am aware the 980 is £200 more for 10% more performance but the 980 is the king of the GTX cards (not including the Titans). Please only answer if you have experience with both
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    Polarity on Nextbook 10.1

    I had to buy a replacement power cord for my nextbook 10.1 and the instruction paper is asking for the polarity. I've searched forever to no avail. :( Any and all info appreciated. Thank you. p/s I'm in dire straights for this tablet/notebook to be fixed. The name of the replacement power cord...
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    Logitech G710 + Easily Breaking

    Is it true that the Logitech G710 + is prone to Easily Breaking under light use? If true, how do you prevent it
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    Need help with a heatsink question.

    I'm upgrading my older HP desktop. It currently has an Athlon II X4 635 2.9GHz 95W (part #ADX635WFK42GM) processor. I'm upgrading to a Phenom II X6 1055T 95W (Part #HDT55TWFK6DGR). I know my motherboard will support the new processor and they're both AM3 socket so those aren't issues. My...
  18. F

    NVIDIA video card geforce gt 610

    hi everyone, I bought a pre assembled PC from a firend who owns an hardware shop. so i got a NVIDIA video card geforce gt 610, but it seems like the card is getting worse every day. in the first 2-3 monthe i could play lots of heavy games on very high setings, but now my pc can barely handle...
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    amd graphics driver problem

    i have amd radeon 7650m in my laptop. According to amd they released the drivers 15.4 beta but when i use amd auto-detect utility its showing your drivers are up-to-date. please help i have to play gta V without any errors. Currently there are texture problem in game and i have read somewhere...
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    what should i change ?

    hello,my PC specs are: GTX 970 i5-4460 6gb 1333mhz ram gigabyte P81-D3 cooler master Extreme II 525W what is bottelnecking the gpu here and i should change ? only if necessary
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    Motherboard and CPU

    Is there a motherboard and CPU under $110 including shipping and tax. There are only 3 requirements it has to have a USB 3.0 Header on board so I can utilize my case's USB 3.0 and it needs to be ATX not micro ATX and it must fit in my Corsair Spec-01 case.
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    g3258 r9 270 cx430

    can a cx430 handle g3258 oc at 4.0ghz +r9 270 oc? 1HDD 2 dual channle 8gb ram 2 case fans
  23. T

    My PC freezes completely playing Second Life

    My PC completely freezes when I'm playing Second Life. This happened 4 times in a week, especially when I use Fraps together with the Second Life platform. I'm only able to do manually restart. I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. The processor is an AMD FX-9590-8 Core Processor...
  24. joe2cool

    Scan & translate a document?

    Hi I have some instructions that I need translating. Once I scan the document how can I then translate? Is their software I need? Appreciate your help Thx
  25. S

    FX-8350 clock drops under heavy loads

    Hey, so my FX-8350 speed drops from 4.00 to 1.35 every 10 secounds, and lasts 5 secounds, until it jumps back up to 4.00, (load is 99% andd rops to 35) my motherboard is asrock 970 extreme 4, cpu cooler is Akasa AK-968 Picture from performance manager...
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    Windows 8.1 Second Monitor Isn't Detected After GPU Driver Update

    Hello! I have the GTX 750 1 GB as my Graphics Card and when GTA V for PC came out I updated the driver with the GeForce Experience program and now my second monitor doesn't detect the signal! Help please! :)
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    Is this $500 build good?

    Here's the build: CPU: Intel Core i3 4160 Motherboard: MSI ATX DDR3 2400 LGA 1150 Motherboards Z97 PC MATE Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory Storage: WD Blue 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 7200rpm Internal Hard Drive Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 1GB GDDR5 Case: Sentey® Computer...
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    Building a Gaming PC, Need to Use From My Mother's House

    Hey guys, Recently, I decided I needed to build a gaming PC, after quite some time using my old laptop. However, since my parents are divorced, I would like to be able to use the PC at both houses. How would I be able to play on my computer from another house? Thanks, Colin
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    Need help making Windows 8.1 boot from ssd.

    I recently bought a 120 GB ssd and I already have 1 TB hard drive. I am not sure how to make the ssd boot windows 8.1 and have the hdd just be the storage. I just want the os and one video game on the ssd and everything else stay on the hdd. I have already read through many tutorials but I just...
  30. T

    Mini PSU Upgrade for a Dell Optiplex 780 SFF?

    Hi guys I wanted to upgrade my Optiplex 780 SFF(Small Factor Form) for the graphics card I was planning on installing a Radeon HD 6570. Currently my system has a Dell 235w psu. I saw on ebay 2 mini psu's one at 400w and the other 350w. Would any of these be compatible with the Optiplex 780 small...
  31. K

    Why is my Toshiba Canvio 3TB putting files from the external into my recycling bin?

    Why is my Toshiba Canvio 3TB putting files from the external into my recycling bin? I am a photographer & I cannot have this happening as I have to keep ALL of my photos from all of my previous photo shoots. PLEASE HELP! This is a MAJOR ISSUE! Thank you in advance!
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    HELP! My system won't work!

    Well earlier today, my graphics card slid out of the PCI port, and the metal of it lightly tapped the end of my motherboard, causing sparks to fly and a little fire to pop out, and then my pc shut off. Everything turns on but no display pops up on my monitor. I've tried both my graphics card and...
  33. Z

    Intel core 2 duo E7500 2.93ghz

    I'm currently running my PC on this processor. While is run some games (like Dota 2 - which requires only moderate graphics - at low resolution) my CPU show over usage (Screen hangs, Explorer goes into not responding mode, almost all the processes currently running gets hanged). I like to point...
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    Two weeks after reinstall, the BSODs start again... more iaStor and 0x000000C5. Please help!

    I've posted time and time again here. I tried everything. Memtest86 for 5 passes overnight and through the afternoon, nothing. Chkdsk, nothing. Various antivirus programs, nothing. Everything I could run, I've run. Multiple times for many. After I reinstalled Windows I thought things were fine...
  35. S

    Shoud use Nvidia?

    I building a system for FSX with dual monitors. It has been suggested that I use only a Nvidia card because FSX is so demanding. Thoughts on this please. Thanks.
  36. X

    Will this be compatible?

    So I am thinking of getting a GTX 750Ti FTW Edition: and I have a AMD 760G MicroATX mobo: I was wondering if it would be okay knowing that I am afraid the dual fan is...
  37. B

    PC slows after doing nothing!

    Why, O why, O why? My laptop (Windows 7, 64 byte, VAIO) is kept up-to-date and clean every so often using Malwarebytes, Spybot and Avast Free Antivirus. When I stop using the PC, but leave it left on for an hour or so, then return to start something, it takes about 30 seconds to react. Has it...
  38. G

    Audio keeps shutting off

    This just started yesterday. I installed my new graphics card, then a little later I booted up Assassin's Creed: Unity (the lag and choppiness that showed up with my old card made it nigh-unplayable, so I hadn't spent much time in-game at this point). It played fine for a while, but without...
  39. M

    Athlon X4 760K w/ R9 280x?

    I've been planning on upgrading my Geforce GTX 750 Ti to an XFX Radeon R9 280x. Will it be good with an AMD Athlon X4 760K? That is my current processor. If not, what other graphics cards around the $200 range will be good? NOTE: I plan on upgrading the CPU to an i5 later in the future.