Forum discussion tagged with tech.
  1. 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.
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    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 @...
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    Question 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...
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    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. help please
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    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.
  6. 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.
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    What is this SATA connector with no seperation

    I bought few 3TB Hitachi internal HDDs off of eBay but once I got them, they had this weird looking SATA connector where there is no seperation between data and power inputs (see pic) Can anybody tell me what this is called? So I can search for an adapter cable? upload an image
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    What Motherboard Drivers do I need for the Asus z170-A?

    I just built a computer and I was wondering what drivers I will need for it. I already have drivers for my GPU and my CPU, but I'm not sure which of the motherboard drivers I should download. Which of the drivers should I download from this page? I have an i7-6700k, a GTX 1070, and Windows 10...

    windows 7 extreme lag,takes an hour to fully boot

    My computer takes an hour to boot , First a blinking underscore appears for half a minute then the screen goes black ,after 10 to 15 minutes the screen goes and Stuck starting windows and the light keeps on moving, after another 15 minutes the screen goes to black again then several minutes a...
  10. M

    UK PC in the US

    Hey all, I'm moving to the US soon and want to take my PC desktop with me from the UK. I already know I'll need to use a step up/down converter as my PSU does not have a voltage switch. My question is, will I be ok using a monitor bought in the US, plugged into the normal mains socket...
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    Installation Error "Windows could not prepare the computer to boot into next phase of installation"

    Hi all, I am trying to install windows 10 from 2 days and when installation reaches "finishing up", error comes up "Windows could not prepare the computer to boot into the next phase of installation. To install windows, restart th installation." Here are other details: Laptop: Dell Inspiron 15R...
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    Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 keeps booting to BIOS

    Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor I just built this new system about a week ago, and it works fine other than the fact that on boot, it always seems to go straight to the BIOS. If I click "Save & Quit," the PC will restart and...
  13. YunoGpc

    Looking for budget MICRO atx motherboard for 4790k and GTX 970?

    Hello and thank you for taking your time reading this! (In advanced) I'm just a regular 15 year old high school kid ready to accomplish greater things, by building his very first PC. (Been dreaming towards this for a couple years now haha). I've found liking into my build: cpu-4790k gpu-...
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    Somebody help a benchmarking newb out please!

    Hello all, I'm not new to custom computers or building them but I am new to having a "good" enough system to do some benchmarking... PC specs: CPU: i7 4790k COOLER: H100i GTX w/ Commander mini running all 8 AF120's in case (including push/pull on cooler) MOBO: Asus Maximus VII Hero RAM...
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    My Lenovo laptop

    Will not turn on. Please help. Not a sound or a line or photo. Just a dead black screen. It's charged and only a year old... No damage I don't get it?
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    Reference 960 vs MSI Gaming 760 vs Sapphire 7950

    So I currently own all three of the cards listed above, all of them are similar I know but thats the problem. I am planning on giving one to my friend, keeping one for my living room gaming pc, and another one as a spare for the office. The weakest one will go into my living room, the middle...
  17. jinksy

    Snorby Snort Report

    Good Evening, Just wondered if anyone could provide any clarification on the below events please. The majority seems to be coming from our DNS server. Should I be concerned ? Top 15 Signatures Signature Name Percentage Event Count ET WEB_CLIENT Possible HTTP 500 XSS Attempt (External...
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    i5 3570k Overclocking

    Hey guys, I have never overclocked anything in my life I am here seeking help! First off, here are my specs: CPU: i5-3570K @3.40GHz RAM: Corsair XMS 3 16gb 1600Mhz GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 FTW Edition MOBO: Asus P8Z77-V LE PLUS Power Supply: Corsair TX650M COOLING: Antec...
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    building my first computer i want to know if the parts i chose are compatible with eachother

    x2 memoery CPU COOLER for CPU motherboard...
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    Which Pc Is Better!?

    So, I am looking to buy a new pc. Both of these builds are about the same price. I was wondering if you could tell me which PC is better. And also, if you could estimate how smoothly I would run ARMA2 DayZ, ARMA 3, and DayZ standalone on each build. Thank you so much! (I am not taking...