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  1. ZetaX_D

    Hello, Guys what happens had removed post!

    Hello, Guys what happens had removed post! Can I have access to it again my old threads and messages? Hello ZetaX_D, ssddx has posted a new reply to your question "Going Crazy About Sound quality, Which Upgrade are helpful ?"
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    Discussion RGB in product evolution

    From 2018, often RGB lighting (or lack thereof) is considered, respectively, an advantage or disadvantage. Perhaps it is time to exclude RGB from Pros and Cons, and only to write, is it there or not, as the attitude to the RGB Light is individual (like case color etc.)? I cannot see why RGB is...
  3. D

    Discussion Getting a rig to a different state.

    I apologize if this is the wrong place to ask this, but I figured I'd give it a try anyway. I am planning on moving out of state very soon and was wondering if anyone has shared the same experience with me in going about taking their rig with them and if they could offer any sort of advice...
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    Question Do I need a new motherboard

    So I recently bought new PC parts. Put everything in plugged it all in and powered it on. Only light in the whole case that turned on was an LED line that ran across the motherboard. All the cables are plugged in. Even unplugged them and plug them back in to make sure all the cables are plugged...
  5. S

    Question Worse performance after GPU upgrade

    Upgraded my GPU from an EVGA 1060 3gb version to a zotac 1070 8gb Rest of specs: Ryzen 5 2600 Zotac 1070 mini 8gb Team Dark 16 gb 3000 MHz ram (2x8) Mushkin 512gb (boot drive with games) WD blue 1tb Seasonic something of other its fine lol Games like ARMA 3 and insurgency sandstorm I’m...
  6. R

    Question Help

    Cant decide, do you think i5 4690 worth to buy for $8-$10 more than the i5 4590?
  7. J

    Question Can you fit ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 2060 Twin Fan on Dell Optiplex 9020 Minitower?

    I have a Dell Optiplex 9020 Minitower and I was planning to upgrade it by buying a new video card. I was eyeing the ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 2060 Twin Fan. The only problem is i don't know if it will fit? Can it fit?
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    Question Help with my computer

    When i ugrade my 1050ti to a 1070ti, the problems starts. In games the computer freezes, and need to restart de pc, i reinstalled clean W10, and updated bios, and all MB drivers, i dont know what cause the problems. Some times only just turn off the video and like 5 seg later turn on. Not only...
  9. Uhsa

    Question Mobo bricked

    Hello guys. I updated bios in dell inspiron 620s PC and then it bricked, so doesn't boot up. Fans run in loop of a few seconds. Tried removing CMOS battery and putting it back but failed. So I guess BIOS chip has to be replaced but can you suggest me the procedure to do it and link if you know...
  10. T

    Question First time upgrading RAM

    Hello, So i'm currently in the process of upgrading my gaming PC. I''ve purchased a "ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING AM4 AMD B450 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard" and i'm looking for advice on what exactly I should be looking at for RAM. The CPU being AMD's RYZEN 7 2700X I'm...
  11. J

    Question CPU and motherboard compatibility

    I'm building a new PC for my dad and I'd like to know if the i5-9400F is compatible with the Gigabyte B360M D2V. The i5 9400F is on the list of supported cpu's on the Gigabyte website, however PcPartPicker says it may need a bios update, and I dont have an 8th gen cpu to do that. So will the...
  12. C

    [SOLVED] 16gb RAM but page is above 6gb, Is it normal ???

    Hey Guys I have installed a 16gb ram but I noticed that My PageFile has 6912Mb. Is it normal or shall I reduce it ???. It shows the recommended RAM usage as 2937 MB. Right now, I have left it to system managed. Please help. Thank you My PC Specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte A320M-S2H with Latest...
  13. Belegor

    Question Ryzen 7 2700

    First build was completed last night. I have noticed that the CPU package temp sits at 30C in idle, which, being in a relatively closed space I find it logical. But, while under any load (Steam download in this case) the package temp goes to 35C with jumps to 45-47C and cooled down by the fans...
  14. D

    Question Seagate(SSHD)

    Hello :) I have a SSHD and it seems its acting a bit wierd of resuld of smart one, also tests Current pending sector count 100 worst 98 And reallocated sectors count 99/99 I did all check ups and it did fail last one i did it was (long generic fail) What can this be?
  15. shadowcat777

    Question GPU causing fps drops in games like Rust?

    Hey i have runned Task manager while playing rust and found out that the GPU is on full % might this be the reason of fps drops in games like Rust? View: https://imgur.com/UR2Sr9R
  16. Redpigeon

    Question Spare MB for HP ENVY Desktop - 700-530qe CTO

    My MB Kaili2 died. HP don't sale MB and I can't find exact same (MSI 7826, lga1150, ver2.0). What kind of problem I can expect with MB ver 1.0? Could you advise MB for same lga 1150 uATX size (9.6x9.6) and 4 memory slots?
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    [SOLVED] RYZEN 5 2600 + RTX2060

    Planning to build a PC. Please see specs below. Any suggestions? Also, what cpu cooler will best fit my build? Thank you! AMD Ryzen 5 2600 6-Core 12-Thread 3.4-3.9 ghz 16mb 65W AM4, Wraith Stealth Gigabyte B450 AORUS Elite (AM4) B450, ATX, 4*ddr4 - 16gb (dual) ddr4 3200 Kingston Predator RGB...
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    Question Need Help With Build

    I need help with a build. I started one, but I don't think its good enough. I would like to be able to play games (like Rust, Fortnite, PubG, etc.)as well as do school work with no lag. I want a new keyboard, mouse, and monitor. My budget is $1000, however I can go over by a little if needed...
  19. C

    [SOLVED] Would it be ok to run Windows 10 on a Toshiba Satellite aL655d with 8gb ram and a 1tb ssd drive?

    Toshiba Satellite L655d Satellite L655D-SP6001M. Model Mo. PSK2LU-00MTM5 Serial Mo. 6A094846W 8gb ram Ssd 1T Processor Phenom 11
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    Question Low FPS far cry new dawn.

    I play far cry new dawn and if I play with the resolution set to 3840x2600 single GPU then my FPS are in the 40s. I’ve seen others play with FPS in the 70s at 4K. What could be the issue? ASUS ROG Swift PG279QZ monitor Intel Core i9 9900k cpu OC 4.8 Gskill ddr4 dram memory 16gb 3600 MHz Asus...
  21. R

    [SOLVED] Should I buy or wait

    So I’m planning on building a new pc soon with these parts: https://pcpartpicker.com/user/RealStormix/saved/jqBr6h I can buy all the parts except the gpu. Should I use the 1060 3gb I have from my build now with the i7-8700k, or should I wait so I can get all the parts at once?
  22. D

    Question Best software for the deleted files?

    Any suggestion guys please for software that can recover deleted files using ctrl+shift+delete? thank you.
  23. C

    Question Fps drops and blurry lag ish. HELP

    I suspect its the CPU! So i bought this computer with the information that it should be able to run csgo smooth. i have a 144 hz monitor as well, but im only having around 100-120 fps with alot of fps drops and laggy tendencies, this takes the smoothness away and therefore the actual joy of...
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    Question Dont know what mobo to get with 8700k

    I am currently looking into buying a 8700k cpu to upgrade my pc I have found a pretty good price on amazon. ( https://www.amazon.co.uk/Components4All-Motherboard-ThermalTake-Contac21-Pre-Built/dp/B07BM6YRX5/ref=pd_ybh_a_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=P0ZQDM0QG4YRWACSR5N7 ) but i am wondering if...
  25. Z

    [SOLVED] Physical compatibility between parts

    So I’m building a pc for a friend, and I’ve made a parts list on pc part picker, something I’ve done many times. Most of the time pcpartpicker catches most compatibility issues and normally I would too but I’m unfamiliar with some of the parts in the build. (Here’s the link to the build)...
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    Question Multiple BSODs. I really need some help.

    Pc specs: Ryzen 7 1700 @stock speeds Gigabtye A320 motherboard 8GB Corsair Vengeance @2133 single EVGA GTX 1070 @stock speed Corsair TX 650M Kingston 120gb SSD (c drive) WD Blue 1TB (games) WD Green 2TB (big files) What I've tried: Run 8 passes of MemTest68 w/no errors Run Windows Memory...
  27. tytheguy888

    Question Failure to Connect Remotely (Mac OS --> win7 Desktop)

    Hi everyone, I have a new install of a Windows 7 Ultimate machine with all major updates and software installed, and I require the ability to use Remote Desktop to access my local Windows 7 machine from my MacBook Pro using Jump Desktop v8.1.6 and Microsoft Remote Desktop. The listening port...
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    Question BSOD Bad Pool Header after windows update

    System was running find until last windows update. No I can only bring it up in Safe Mode (Clean boot doesn't help). This is a Dell Optiplex780. Here are the mini and Memory dump files: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Q5sjxVsy3B2xfYMMVzWwPVfJIPiRfKid Can anyone tell me which driver is...
  29. X

    [SOLVED] Modem to Router no internet

    Hi Everyone! I'll get right to it. My internet stopped working suddenly. Here are the symptoms, it seems like whenever I connect my Modem to my router then to my computer, it can't get any internet but when I connect my modem directly to my computer. I am able to access the internet, and that's...
  30. J

    [SOLVED] Cryorig H7 fan extremely low RPM compared to cpu temps.

    I've looked at a bunch of forums and I haven't found the answer yet. I have also tried controlling it with SpeedFan but it doesn't detect any of my fans. My motherboard is an Asus Prime Z370-A (incase anyone knows or thinks it's the motherboard, I have messed with the motherboard settings before...
  31. animefrio24

    [SOLVED] budget gaming

    how much will it cost if I build a medium pc spec for playing games such as gta 5?
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    Question My GPU has lights but I have no display

    I've been using this PC for about four years now and suddenly my GPU HDMI and DVI ports stopped working and my PC won't detect my GPU at all. I can still boot the PC with no other issues, just by using the HDMI port on the motherboard. The GPU lights still come on, but other then that I get...
  33. Todd Littleton

    Question Need friendly people to help guide me to my future PC :)

    Hello, and thank you if you clicked this link! my friend recently pointed me towards this site as I'm currently looking for a pre-made build and was told this community is just full of nice and very PC knowledgeable people. My problem is researching for a decent gaming PC is hard as most reviews...
  34. Question Low speed with new SSD M.2 (Hynix 256GB)

    I just bought a brand new laptop (Asus Vivobook 17 Pro) with SSD M.2 256GB from Hynix. After I updated Windows 10 to the newest version I decided to run HD Tune benchmark on my disk. No apps / programs were running in the background. As you can see on the screenshot there are a lot of speed...
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    [SOLVED] PC build for under £1000

    Hi all, Kinda been out of the game for a while now regarding pc parts so not sure whats best and what I can get for my buck atm. As per title looking to spend under £1000, can anyone recommend a build? Just need all parts except case and peripherals (screen etc). Thanks in advance.
  36. MineBlow111

    [SOLVED] is i3-4160 good?

    I just bought it. I wanna see if it's good for gaming.
  37. C

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 Keeps Tabs Open After Restart or Shutdown

    I have Windows 10. Whenever I "restart" or "shutdown" my computer and log back on, I am surprised to see that the same tabs I had open prior to the restart or shut down are still open. How is this happening? I thought the purpose of restart or shutdown is to clear the computer's memory so I...
  38. J

    PC runs bad when transferring files over lan

    Hello, Recently I have been having issues with my pc when transferring files over lan. My PC has a samsung EVO 850 and I am sending over files to my media server which I am sending to my 10TB WD Gold drive so speed shouldn't be an issue on my PC. My PC will lock up kind of like a lock up if a...
  39. A

    Problem with the PSU or with the GPU?

    Hi there, Im new to this forums, so first of all I wanted to introduce myself and thank you all in advance, My name is Alejandro, I have 25 yrs old and Im from Argentina I hope you can help me pinpoint whats going on... Im going to let my spec here before I started this long journey.. CPU: I5...
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    [SOLVED] Compatibility Check PC

    Hello, can you guys tell me if all this components are compatible?