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  1. System32_76

    Question Finding Computer Hardware Made In The US?

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if there are any CPU, RAM, HDD, etc. manufacturers out there that make these components in the US instead of China? I'm most curious about AMD because I know Intel has multiple manufacturing facilities right here in the US.
  2. E

    [SOLVED] Malware?

    Malware? On my previous thread https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/im-having-a-few-problems-not-sure-if-i-should-make-a-new-thread-for-each-one.3615133/ I shared some problems I had with my CPU Fx-8350 And I was told that the symptoms were Indicators of malware. 1 YouTube video started...
  3. N

    Question I think my GPU is dying

    A couple of days a go, my pc wen't from 75 fps in all games at ultra settings to almost 60fps in ultra settings (55). The issue startet suddenly started and i have no idea why, i booted my pc normally and then everythng was slower. I have tried to updtate the bios and overclock the gpu but...
  4. Bixmox

    [SOLVED] Some apps are blurred while others aren't. Help.

    Some of the apps on windows are blurred for me for some reason, I use 125 scaling which is marked with (Recommended) I am on a 1920x1080 laptop. What can I do to fix this? I have tried the built in troubleshooter with no success. Some apps which are blurred: When I download something and it...
  5. Hadeus

    Question Why could my PC be running so badly?

    Hey. So theoretically my pc should run majority of the popular games pretty well but it just doesn't. I have the most stuttering and freezes out of all my friends although I have better specs than some. I think the parts worse than them are RAM and CPU. But they shouldn't be that bad...
  6. Hadeus

    Question PC stuttering while gaming.

    Hey, so my PC has been running pretty badly lately. It often crashes and performs really bad even on games that shouldn't be hard to run. Also stuff like webpages often lag even though I've got ping and download speed. Apparently my specs should actually be decent and shouldn't have any problems...
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    Question I need help asap

    I just bought a new gtx 1660 and an i7 4790 to replace my old i5 and 970, after i upgraded i cant play any games, i get errors like render device lost or "gpu crashed make sure you have the right driver" on world war z and sea of thief's. its weird because i can play the new mw with high fps...
  8. konohamaru

    Question PC randomly freezes followed by buzzing sound

    This usually happens during a game of league of legends but has also happened when I'm not playing a game/doing anything intensive at all. Sometimes the buzzing continues infinitely with the screen frozen on whatever it was on, requiring a manual restart. Other times it will buzz for 2 seconds...
  9. J

    Question Windows update, now no video input

    Hello Last night I switched off my pc and it updated, this morning it wouldn't turn on at all. I did some messing about and managed to get it to turn on but the monitor displays no video input from gpu or integrated graphics. All the fans are spinning and led lights are on. I thought it might...
  10. D

    Question Acer BX340CK stopped showing image

    I had this monitor for like.. 3.5 years? All was perfect, 0 problems but like 30 minutes ago i was playing luigis mansion in this monitor while watching youtube on my secondary monitor connected to my pc... Suddenly some color lines appeared like 1 second and bum, no image, the screen still...
  11. System32_76

    [SOLVED] Activated Vs Unactivated Windows 10

    Hello everyone, I was wondering, what features cannot be utilized in an unactivated version of Windows 10? All I know is that the default wallpaper cannot be changed. I've looked up videos with the differences between activated and unactivated versions but the problem is is that most of those...
  12. JodeToad

    Question PC Crashing when playing certain games

    The issue is only when I play certain games. The ones I've had it do it to up to now Is fortnite (at same point everytime) and the sims 4(random times). This never was an issue till I reset my pc ! Because I reset it I thought it might be an issue with the drivers so I reset my pc again to make...
  13. R

    Question GB X570 Aorus Master w/ Ryzen 3900X doesn't post in DUAL channel mode

    Hello everyone, In my new config(I've built it a month ago...) , I sadly experience after a simple reboot something is not okay. I checked, and it has turned out that the DIMM slots don't work properly. I've tried all the slots each by each and got always an error code C5 (reserved code) . Only...
  14. SpaceyWarrior

    Question PC Performing weirdly

    Hey guys, i've been having a number of issues with my PC for quite a while and everything i've done so far hasn't really helped so i decided to come here since it's the most advanced place i've heard of. So, starting, i've recently formatted my computer, after doing that, a lot of weird things...
  15. techforpc

    Question Have problem with my PC MacBook Pro 13 inc Retina with intel i5

    Hello guys I'm author of [link removed] need your opinion about my PC which is heating too much what can i do and could this harm my laptop. It is a MacBook Pro 13Inc i5 from 2013. Haven't never cleaned it. Share your experience and knowledge. Thank you.
  16. N

    Question Computer turns on but no signal on the monitor

    My computer has recently been randomly shutting off and when I try to turn it back on, the computer turns on but the monitor says no signal. If I take out my graphics card ans use the on board display it works fine. Specs: Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit CPU Intel Core i3 6100 @...
  17. T

    [SOLVED] I need help choosing parts.

    Hey! So, I need help finding some components. I know alot about pc's and how to build. But I'm not that into Motherboards. I know the basics: Sockets, Slots, DDR ETC. I'm going to upgrade my PC so I need help which components. I got a A68HM-PLUS as motherboard (DDR3 FM2+) and It got a little bit...
  18. F

    Fast internet but very slow download speed.

    I used to be able to download at 10mbps but after i bought a new pc, the max dl speed i get is only 2 mbps but mostly hovering around 500kb-1mbps. Im using WIFI. my speedtest result is as follow. http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/6035773405 help please
  19. K

    GTX 1060 6gb 50c at idle

    Bought new MSI GTX 1060 6gb and noticed that temperature at idle 50c,does anyone have the same card and what's the temperature of that card,maybe mine is bad or that's normal?Because I have gtx 980 reference and temperature at idle is not more than 30c. Thanks.
  20. J

    Exaust and Intake fans on the same radiator?

    I am planning on doing a small form factor build in the core 500. I am using a kraken x61 cooler and wanted to know if using 1 exhaust and 1 intake fan on the same radiator would hurt overall performance.