Forum discussion tagged with test.
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    Question Is there any risk of using? cpu ivy bridge i7

    During a cleaning of the pc, the cpu of the socket moved a little, looking in detail, I detected a small scratch. I started doing tests to see if there were any errors but I did not see anything strange. is it safe to continue using? link of the cpu photos and tests https://ibb.co/0f21Zt6...
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    Question How to verify a used graphics card before buying it ?

    Hello, wanted to buy a used GPU (3080 ti founders), how can i check if everthing is okay with it, or if it has any problems? Heard using a stress test is one way (is this one good? https://geeks3d.com/furmark/) Or also benchmarking on Heaven (https://benchmark.unigine.com/heaven), but i don't...
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    [SOLVED] Free software to stress test CPU and GPU??

    Great software to stress test my CPU and GPU to check if temps are ok? I used 2 different ones and CPU runs 71 and GPU 41... But fans for the GPU never turn so Im thinking something isnt right with the software :p Any software you would recommend?
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    Question PC underperforming

    Hello everyone, I am fairly new to PCs (in other words, I have no clue about them), I bought a pre-built PC almost a year ago, which is a highish end PC I guess, but have ran into FPS, connection issues and just overall the PC has never run at its best, but just recently I found out about user...
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    [SOLVED] Updates: 3080 Poor Performance in My PC

    I made a post some time ago in regards to my new 3080 really underperforming in most games. This an update with results I have found. Specs: Strix 3080 i9 9900KF MSI MPG Gaming Edge AC 2x8gb ram cl15 3000mhz 2tb 970 Evo SSD NEW Seasonic Prime 850 Gold PSU So, I put the 3080 in my pc, run DDU...
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    [SOLVED] Overclocking stability help, VID and Vcore knowledge and overall clocking/temps

    First post here, a year and a half after building my first PC. Late at the party if you want my honest opinion. I wasn't really paying much attention to my CPU/RAM clockspeed, overall voltage, safe temps, etc. After a while I noticed temps over 85 degrees and put a "band-aid" on it with the help...
  7. Koesherbacon

    [SOLVED] After a motherboard short and failure, how can I tell if my RAM has been affected as well?

    I recently had a motherboard short and crash that basically destroyed my computer. It won't turn on, even using the paperclip trick. The motherboard is fried and there's not really anything I can do about that. Anyway, what I'd like to know is in regard to the RAM that was installed at the time...
  8. PCNoob1811

    [SOLVED] ASUS X570-Plus, DEBUG LED's/Board not turning on

    Happy Friday Everyone! I'm helping my friend build his PC and would like confirmation that returning the motherboard is the way to go. I have just the motherboard connected to a known working PSU, the 24pin cable is in (I've also tested it with the CPU 8-pin in and out). I have absolutely...
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    [SOLVED] User Benchmarks shows my PC is running below expectations.

    Hi guys. https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/30611970 here is my userbenchmark test I ran and the results are: UserBenchmarks: Game 114%, Desk 152%, Work 128% CPU: Intel Core i9-9900K - 94.9% GPU: Nvidia RTX 2080 - 117% SSD: Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB - 336.5% RAM: Corsair Vengeance...
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    [SOLVED] User benchmark says my PC is performing below expectations.

    Hi guys, after realizing my PC had been running around 190~210 FPS on CSGO, I decided to investigate around and found out through Userbenchmark that it is supposedly performing not to its expectations. Could anyone guide me through on how could I possibly fix this? It's a high end PC and I'm...
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    Question Computer suddenly stopped displaying, can I be sure it is the GPU's fault?

    I was using the computer normally when suddenly the image completely froze. At first I thought that Windows crashed, but after rebooting I realized that the computer wasn't displaying anymore, although the monitor detects that something is connected because it doesn't give the "no signal"...
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    [SOLVED] HP PRO DESK 600 G1 SFF stress test hitting 90c.

    Removed mb from stock case and placed in a new case (CORSAIR) managed to get the stock cooler on, removed old paste and put new paste mx-4 did a stress test with PRIME95 got temps up to 90c should I be concerened? CPU I5 4570
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    [SOLVED] What test you perform to check new builds components?

    I'm waiting for my new MB, GPU, CPU, PSU, memory from Amazon.es, At this moment all components arrive in different shipments, PSU, GPU out stock until June, so I was thinking that I won't be able to test my pieces within 30 days from receipt. This has made me think about what tests are...
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    [SOLVED] I have no idea if my graphic card is working. Pls help

    Hi guys i just finished building my pc. I used an and radeon rx 5700 graphics card. I just turned my pc on but the fans of my graphic card arent working. This card has 1x8 and 1x6 pin Inputs. I used 1 cable and not 2 since my cable has 2x 2+6 sockets. Can i somehow check in the bios if the...
  15. meshcoco

    [SOLVED] what benchmark do i get?

    so i see like, almost everybody pro using some type of benchmark app on their newly built desktop and all, which one should i get to test how good my pc is overall in term of graphics card and RAM.
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    Question How do you test laptop screens?

    How do you test laptop screens? I have a bunch of laptops screens a friend gave me and a few I scrapped from broken laptop. I want to sell them, but I need to know if they work. I know they the lcd is not broken as I do not see any spots on them. My friend who works with computer told me that...
  17. gordonmousedeer

    Question Can a case fan be used to test if a power supply unit works?

    I bought a Corsair CX Series CX550M power supply unit (PSU) recently and I am afraid that it will not work (I read many Amazon customer product reviews about the Corsair CX Series of PSUs failing). I wonder if I can connect a 120 mm fan (most likely has lights) to the (4-pin) Molex connector of...