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    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?
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    Internet access point?

    Anyone know if I can get internet through this to a console via an Ethernet cable?
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    RTX 2060 Fans

    Hi, Just bought a Zotac RTX 2060, having an issue with its fans. As soon as windows loads up the fans come on 100% and will not change, you don't hear fans at all in the BIOS. I have tried reinstalling the drivers, again you don't hear the fans when the drivers are not installed. I have...
  5. margeris

    [SOLVED] Is this psu good enough?

    Hi, so im planing to get rtx 2080 and i wonder will my Gigabyte superb 650w be good enough to power it?
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    [SOLVED] Can I test the power without the RAM installed yet

    I just started a new build and I don’t have the RAM yet but I have all of the other parts. After I got all the other parts installed I was thinking I wanted to test the power to see how everything worked but it won’t power on. I was wondering if I had a faulty part then I saw something that said...
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    [SOLVED] is this a good build?

    [PCPartPicker part list]( / [Price breakdown by merchant]( Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- **CPU** | [AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core...
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    Crashing during windows 10 install

    Running a x470 gaming pro with a ryzen 5 2600x With a 980 GTX Ddr4 corsair 2x8 at 2400MHz Just trying to get the OS installed but cant even do that.
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    PC Stuttering and Frameskipping

    Hello! I bought a gaming pc , and i have a lot of sttutters , frameskipping and doesn t feel smoth in games.. Even in CSGO , i have stutters , game doesn t feel smooth , on 1080p and high settings i hit 180 fps , and i still have frameskipping and doesn t feel smooth. And in Outlast , i can t...
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    Trying To Build A PC With A Budget Around $900 to $1000 dollars

    Hey everyone im looking into building a new pc and i was wondering if you guys could take a look and tell me if everything will work well with eachother as well as if itll be a worthy upgrade over what i already have. My rig i have now is a lenovo ideacentre 710-25ish desktop i bought a while...
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    [SOLVED] Reinstalling Windows and keeping apps

    So a few days ago my computer tried installing some update or feature and was shut down before it could finish, resulting in a corrupted bootres.dll file and being unable to start up or repair itself. I've already gone through the whole song and dance of chkdsk commands which are telling me I...
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    looking for a laptop not for gaming

    i5 8th generation 4gb ram or i5 7th generation 8gb ram which one should I buy? not for gaming
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    [SOLVED] Pc restarts randomly but not in safe mode

    Hello guys, My old pc restart randomly, more likely on gaming. This is freshly installed os and I install a driver that is old for stable performance (I don't know if this is true). When i go to safe mode, it won't restart. Also my thoughts was the PSU, I had 3 PSU , one is used on my main pc...
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    [SOLVED] why is the integrated graphics card used as my display adapter?

    when i go to my display settings it says : display 2 connected to intel hd graphics 630. i have a gtx 1050 ti( im on a laptop) but why cant i have my display connected to my 1050 ti. plz some1 help!!
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    [SOLVED] Really bad temps on i7 7700k

    I haven't had this issue until a few days ago, but my CPU has been reaching very high temps when stress testing on BASE CLOCK. I ran AIDA64 for 3 seconds and all of the cores reached temps around 90-100c. I do not know what to do that this point, I reinstalled my Nzxt Kraken 62x checking that...
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    [SOLVED] crashing stopcode sxstrace

    Having serious crashes and weirdness from my custom pc...seems i cant uninstall a program anymore...ive tried scannow in cmd...but wouldnt do a restorehealth for some if i try to do anything...i get this message
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    CS:GO FPS drops from 300 to 200 after grenades

    I will say right away, before that problem everything was cool, my fps was 300 stable. Now there were fps drops during a long game, this is especially noticeable when grenades explode in front of me, and if close to the Smokes and the molotovs are burning near me, my crosshair and screen is...
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    [SOLVED] MSI z370 gaming pro carbon problem ?

    I have currently a new system I just bought I7 8700k @5.0ghz MSI z370 gaming pro carbon 16gb Corsair ddr4 3000mhz Evga G3 850 watt psu Corsair 115i RGB aio I have installed Windows many times as blue screen of death driver service not equal message , I have done many clean installs of windows...
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    System Lock on Window's 7

    I recently dug my old Latitude e6430 laptop from out of the garage and didn't remember my password for the OS at the login screen, so i did what anyone would do and i tried to go into the bios/recovery options to fix it. Come to find out, this computer has a System Lock on it and i don't...
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    [SOLVED] Impossibly High Temp (>2000c) according to GPU-Z

    I am using GPU-Z while testing with my Vega 56 (flashed to 64 bios). It says that my HBM2 on load can be as hot as >2000c while the hotspot is a normal 70c-75c. Is this really possible? If not, what is giving me the wrong reading? Does it have anything to do with the Bios
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    OCCT Version 4.5.1 Overclock -0.1% ? why

    So i've been using OCCT and AIda 64 to test my CPU overclock stability But what i notice in OCCT is that it shows: -0.1% overclock at any clock i try, how come and why is that? My daily use overclock is 4.8GHz i tried 4.9 and 5GHz to see if it was any difference but still -0.1% Overclock. Like...
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    Running very slow

    330s-15ikb laptop (ideapad) - type 81f5 It is very slow what to do Please help. I bought it before 4 days ,
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    Apps Icon Url

    Hey, Guys can anybody please tell me how to get the Apps Icon URLs?
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    [SOLVED] Possible switch to atx this is my current build, would it be worth just switching to atx and would that benefit future upgrades or be harmful to make the switch?
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    When turning on my computer it shows the windows loading screen followed by the monitor going to no signal

    I’ve been having this issue for a little while where it will show the bios screen and then windows loading but goes to no signal. It will sometimes just go straight to no signal as well. I have a new motherboard and cpu because I initially thought it could be the motherboard, but I was wrong. My...
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    graphic card not powering on for more than 10 seconds

    hi, I am new to computer building and have just bought a system, AMD Ryzen 5 2600 ASRock B450-HDV gigabyte geforce 1060 Cooler Master MWE gold 750w XPG m.2 2280 128gb PCIe SSD Seagate 2tb HDD I cant seem to get the graphic card to power on for longer than 10 seconds or the system to post...
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    [SOLVED] Sapphire 480 8GB or PowerColor Red Devil 580 8GB?

    Hi all, currently upgrading my GPU. Have been offered a sapphire 480 and a red devil 580 for £110 and £130 respectively. The reason I'm considering the 480 is due to the amazing reviews of the Sapphire cards, and am hesitant of the powercolor as I have seen some mixed reviews. As I'm buying...
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    2080 RTX NVLink / SLI Question

    I recently purchased new computer parts have yet to got them in. I got 2 EVGA 2080 RTX Black video cards. I read that I'm going to need a NVLink bridge. There are 2 diffrent ones the 3 or 4 space bridge. Witch one will I need for an ASUS ROG Maximus X code motherboard?
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    [SOLVED] Help me out

    I have a TOSHIBA disk drive The white light does not light but i can hear the vibrations when i plug it on. I dont know whats the problem. How can i fix it?
  30. lautarolzl

    [SOLVED] USB Pendrive failure

    Hello everyone! I'm having this annoying issue with my pen drive. Whenever I plug it, my system (Windows 10) keeps on detecting and disconnecting in an endless cycle (like constantly, no pause in between), I can't format it because this cycle interrupts the windows explorer. The Disk...
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    Samsung 970 Evo sudden performance drop and low iops

    Hi friends , I have bought a new Samsung 970 Evo 250gb nvme SSD for my laptop legion y520 . Within a week of purchase my SSD slowed down . I ran all tests crystaldiskmark and Samsung magician . I'm having the latest Samsung firmware. Suddenly I got back the speed and the performance . But on the...
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    SD card can not be accessed, HELP

    4 months ago i bought kingston micro sd hc I(1) 32gig memory card. it worked perfectly fine when one day it started to delay my phone wakeup time - when i used fingerprint or button it took about 5 sec to unlock, so i searched for problem whats causing it and it turned out i had missing sd...
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    [SOLVED] Seagate not detect in my PC

    My seagate hard drive cannot show its volume... And not showed on my PC.. Is there any way to fix it..
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    [SOLVED] Can i use my old hdd (with windows) in a new pc with an ssd as boot drive without wiping my hdd

    Can i use my old hdd (with windows) in a new pc with an ssd as boot drive without wiping my hdd and have my old files on my new pc when i build it
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    [SOLVED] hard disk data recovery

    Hi all I have a Western Digital Nasware 3.0 WD20EFRX 2tb hard disk, the problem is that I can not access it on the hard disk, it says '' access denied '', I would like to know what programs are used and what instrumentation is needed to make the diagnosis, I would like to know that the equipment...
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    [SOLVED] MoBo won't boot from USB but keeps booting into BIOS, even without pressing F2 or Del

    My Mobo won't boot from USB but keeps booting into BIOS, even without pressing F2 or Del. (I just completed built and haven't installed any OS, because I can't force the darn motherboard to boot from USB)) I have clearly indicated in Advanced Mode -> Boot Option Priorities that USB is boot...
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    [SOLVED] 1TB Data-Drive to 2TB Raid 1 drives?

    Hi! I've bought 2x 2TB Drives I want to use as RAID1 data storage. I have a 1TB "D: drive" now with a few programs installed on. It's not a OS-drive, but I still want to keep the software working without re-installing them on the new RAID1 with the 2TB Drives. How can I move the 1TB Data...
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    [SOLVED] Video Editing Computer for 2500 or less

    Hi this is my first time building a computer and I want it to mostly be my last. I need a future safe video editing computer for $2,500 or less. My Requirments: I will be editing 4K footage and will be using big files of video to render and store so storage is a must I need at least 32 gs of...
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    New build pc shut downs,fans not spinning. help !

    Hallo everyone So i build up a new pc 2 days ago and when i turn on the pc it restarts 3 consecutive times before entering into the backup bios. also some fans are not spinning properly(slight boost and then stop). Also my 3 front and 1 bot intake fans are not spinning if i connect them to the...
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    [SOLVED] New PC boots up once, but will no longer turn on

    Hey guys, so I just finished building a new PC. Once I finished cable management, I plugged it in and booted it up, installed windows along with google chrome, discord, and steam, and it was working fine. I used a sata DVD drive to install windows from a disc, however I didn’t have intentions of...