Forum discussion tagged with tips.
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    What is a better choice to buy? [Mac]

    Hi, I would like to know, which one of these Macbooks is a better choice to buy. Either Apple MacBook Air 13,3 (2017) or Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13,3 (2014) The Air is newer but I would say worse than the Pro. I don't have any experience with Mac yet, so I don't know what to expect. This...
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    Build Advice Terrible stock motherboard

    Recently I bought an RX 480 8GB for an absolute bargain (around 80 euros) and I tested it out at the guy's place, played PUBG Max settings 70fps. So the card has no issue. I came home and it didn't work, instant thought was the PSU but I needed to upgrade it anyway since I was getting a new CPU...
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    Question (Beginner) Overheating PC. What Should I Do? Help/Tips?

    (Hi, I'm pretty new to PC maintenance and have never built a PC before so apologies for any noob moments in advance. :ouimaitre:) PC specs I could find - G6 Fusion 600 X2 - 6 Core AMD Gaming PCCase: G6 Vantage Red (ATX) Processor (CPU): AMD FX 6300 (6x 3.50GHz) AM3+ Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE -...
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    Question Suggestions to make my pc vr ready?

    Currently I have an AMD FX 6300 and a GTX 960 graphics card. I also have a SSHD with 1TB and 24 GB of ram. I don't want to spend too much more on my pc, or I want to sell my parts as well. I don't know how to sell parts that well. Could somebody guide me as to how I would upgrade my pc in the...
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    Noctua nh d15 GPU compatibility

    Hello everyone, I have a noctua nh d15 cpu cooler on an asus rog strix z370e mobo, I was wondering if it would be compatible with my GTX 1080 FE or not. I’m using a crystal Corsair 570x case. Although I googled for it quite a lot, I couldn’t find any info on GPU clearance with this cooler...
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    I unsubscribed from my cable and phone provider. Now my internet is extremely slow.

    For the longest time my family has been with Bell Canada, (I live in the Greater Toronto Area). Recently, in order to cut down on bills we decided to get rid of our cable subscription since we mainly use the apple tv nowadays in order to watch shows/movies. We also unsubscribed from our phone...
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    Is it possible to "extend" a Wi-Fi connection if there is an available landline jack?

    I am in college in a dorm. In my room, the Wi-Fi is less than great. So what I'm wondering is: if I have an extra router laying around, and there is a landline jack in the wall, would it be possible to plug the router into it and be able to plug an ethernet cable into the router to connect to...
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    PC not posting and makes continuous beep

    Hey, so basically i got this motherboard a few months ago and it was working fine, until now. For some reason when i turn my computer on the fans in it will start for 1 second but then after that they'll stop and continuous quick beeps keep repeating, it'll then stop for another second but carry...
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    Graphics Card's Bandwidth

    How Can i measure Video Card's Memory Bandwidth? i mean the formula? in my Experience..... if i have a Video card with 1800MHz Memory Clock & 128bit of Momory interface. i'll multiply 1800 with 128 and then divide with 8 to get Bandwith on MB/s or GB/s... now my question is that means that has...
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    which of these 1080p monitors is the best for the price

    I am looking to buy a 1080p monitor for my new pc.I dont really know much about monitors so maybe you guys can help. These are the monitors Acer G257HL Acer G237HL AOC I2269VW HP Pavilion 23xw Sory for bad english :D
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    I have recommended hardware for this game but only get 30 fps?

    So, there´s this old game (NFS MW 2005 Black Edition). I have the recommended specs for it, but I get 30 fps with 640x480 on minimum settings! Is it because I have windows 8.1 and in 2005 there wasn´t windows 8.1? Anyway, here is my Asus laptop specs: CPU Intel Core2 (Duo) T7500 2.2Ghz GPU ATI...
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    PSU fully modular

    Hello, does fully modular mean with no wires attached? If so does the PSU come with the wires so you can attach them yourself?
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    r9 290 gpu on 3 monitors?

    I'm building my first PC soon, mostly for gaming at 1080p. I've got an asus directcu ii oc r9 290 gpu which should be able to do that comfortably. But I'm thinking of buying two more monitors for racing games. I was wondering if I ran the games at 720p would the r9 290 be able to keep up?
  14. LieutenantDansLegs

    PC Will Not Respond

    The other day I was talking with my friend over skype, downloading a relatively small file, and watching a youtube video, and just like that my screen went blank and my computer shut off. I turned my computer back on and the screen acted like it wasn't plugged in, as did my keyboard and mouse...
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    Netbook monitor works in safemode, android os and bios but not when trying to boot into windows 7

    sorry if this is in the wrong section I have an acer aspire one d255e netbook running windows 7 starter and a secondary android os which it boots to first by default and then if nothing is pressed for ten seconds it boots into windows 7. It was working fine for a while but now when i try to...
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    Looking for h97 motherboard

    I am now choosing the motherboard. I will not overclock my CPU so I will choose a cheap but reliable h97 mobo. My CPU: i5-4460 @ 3.2 ghz Mobos I am thinking of using: Asrock h97 pro4 Msi h97 guard pro Are they good choices, or I should choose others (such as gigabyte or asus boards)
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    display driver for amd sempron 2600+ windows 7(32bit)

    my motherboard is asus k8v-mx , processor amd sempron 2600+... want windows 7 32 bit display driver.. i found everywhere but nothing get for windows 7.. suggest any website or driver download me...
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    New PC, Reinstall OS or not?

    Hey people, I just finished building my new PC, my first build ever, I am super excited to turn it on! I just need to install the CPU cooler and I am done. I will use the same SSD and HDDs I have, so I am wondering, should I reinstall Windows 7 or not? I was thinking of removing the GPU driver...
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    Will 600W PSU be enough for Asus GTX 770 DirectCU II OC ?

    This is graphic card I am buying PSU for this graphics card and i am wondering will 600W be enough for it? And what PSU you recommend that is not expensive? BTW the CPU is i5-4440.
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    monitor doesnt show anything

    ok so i installed a graphics card, ati radeon hd 2400 and i plugged my monitor into it, but th monitor doesnt show anything... i plugged my monitor into my onboard it works fine but when i go to my device manger it doesnt show the graphic card listed there.. please help