Forum discussion tagged with University.
  1. TomZap35

    Question Best laptop for uni?

    Hi Everyone! I’m starting University next year and I’m looking at getting a good laptop. I currently have a 128GB surface pro 6, however I find the limited storage a bit of problem and the detachable keyboard a major hindrance, especially with how flexible and un-sturdy it feels when typing...
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    Discussion i3 1005G1 vs Ryzen 3500U

    Hello, I have the chance to buy either of two notebooks with the mentioned CPUs, and I can not decide which one is better. According to benchmarks, they're quite similar, with the Ryzen usually performing better in multi-thread tests, but worse in single ones. I would use the laptop primarily...
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    Question Random CHKDSK taking a really long time

    I turned my PC on yesterday and left the room, when I came back it prompted me to hit a key to cancel Chkdsk, I was too late and it already started doing it's thing. It has been about 14 hours now and it is only at 18% progress with an ETA of 65 hours and increasing. I haven't really had...
  4. Slimpar

    [SOLVED] Locked out of windows 10 (organization account)

    I've been using a student version of windows 10 on my home pc because it was offered for free by my university. I asked them multiple times if I would still have access to it after graduating, and they all said yes. Lo and behold when I try to log in now I get a message "you can not log in with...
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    [SOLVED] Changing from a PS4 to a gaming PC. Can someone help advise what I need for my uses?

    Hi, I currently have a PS4 which I pretty much only play games like Fifa, call of duty and assassins creed on, and a laptop which is incredibly slow which I use for my university work (word, powerpoint and the internet). I want to switch over to a PC to do both my gaming and university work but...
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    Question Only one computer can't play specific multiplayer games

    I am on a university network and my computer is the only one that cannot play some multiplayer games (red dead redemption, speedrunners, and halo reach). I can start up the games, and even connect to the internet on them, but once I start matchmaking it goes on forever and will not connect to...
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    Discussion Good laptop for an architecture student

    Hi there, I'm currently moving on into my final year of my studies in an architecture degree. I've finally decided to put my old homemade gaming pc to the side as it's outdated and can run modern games reasonably well but can't render to save its life (literally). I'm wondering what a good...
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    Question Best laptop for school and university?

    Hi, I had to take in my previous laptop to Harvey Norman due to the laptop malfunctioning and as it was under warranty they gave me a credit of $1300 to purchase a new laptop from them. I have been looking around and I have found two which seems appropriate for school and university but I would...
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    How to repair motherboard pci-e pins

    So my computer runs just fine yesterday but in today's morning I tried to clean my pc , I removed the graphics card from the slot and then a pin bent out of the slot , my motherboard doesn't support integrated graphics so my pc wont turn on at all , well it turns on but gives a post codes that...
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    AMD FX-8350 bios problem

    My current specs: AMD FX-8350 8-core 4.00GHz ASUS STRIX RX580 8gb 2x 8GB DDR3 Kingston RAM ASRock 990FX Extreme3 Motherboard 120GB SSD that I have my boot in 2TB Western Digital HDD 7.2k RPM I have three questions. What are the best settings in my BIOS if I don't want to overclock since I've...
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    Dual Slot gpu issue

    Hello guys I want to buy good graphics card for my pc but it seems like all good graphics cards have dual slot but i cant buy that because my Wifi adapters wont let me put my gpu in two slots picture (yellow for gpu , Red my wifi adapter ) ...
  12. dazkyl

    Which Z270 Motherboard shall I choose from these?

    I'm justing upgrading from an i5 6600k 4.8ghz and a z170 pro gaming asus to a z270 motherboard and a 7700k. Which one shall I go for from these websites?
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    Dell inspiron 11 3000 series blank screen when turned on

    My dell inspiron 11 3000 series 11.6 display is totally blacked out and i don't know how to fix it. Please help
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    Looking for a decent deal on a laptop

    So I am looking to get 2 laptops for my kids, I can spend tons around $500 each would be the limit. They laptops will not be for gaming or anything like that. It will mainly be for school work, web browsing and photos from their phones etc. I would have liked a macbook of some sort but they all...
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    i5 6600k worth the 100$ more?

    Will an I3 6100 bottleneck à Gtx 1060, if it does should I go For the 6600k, or just go with a lower end gpu
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    need help with error code 4f DXE IPL is started

    Hello I have no idea how to fix it or what caused it. it beeps 3x pause's then 3x my led screen read out says 4f. it never restarts but it keeps doing it over and over if I press the reset switch then I might get lucky for it to boot windows. google searching it looks like a bios problem on...
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    What RAM would be compatible with my motherboard?

    Hi, I recently bought RAM that was incompatible with my motherboard. Motherboard: Intel Desktop Board DQ57TM Maybe you could link me to some RAM that will work. I am looking for 8GB (2 X 4GB)
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    gpu overheating with good airflow

    i have a Cit Neptune gaming case. i have 2 fans on the front taking in air. one exhaust at the back and a small 80mm fan on the side panel by the transparent acrlyic which is pulling air in. i have two intake fans in front 1 in back and another intake on side panel however after burner says 67C...
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    Need help upgrading components

    Could i grab some help and advice on which components in my computer to upgrade. And if there is a better order to do so in. But i would of course prefer to do this one at a time and i am on a reasonable budget - can spend time saving though. Im having performance issues on some games, not...
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    Vertical green line while Screen Mirroring, Windows 10

    Hey guys, I've had a problem screen mirroring (miracasting) my laptop display through my new Samsung JU6200 Smart TV. My laptop runs on Windows 10, I googled my problem and found that I should update my display driver. I searched AMD's website and downloaded the latest drivers. Still the...
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    Windows 10 laptop can't turn on wifi

    I can't turn on my wifi on my laptop. It is running Windows 10. I tried using the hardware and by going to settings etc. nothing works. Help please
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    Compatibility check for hypothetical build

    Would the AMD FX 8120, GTX 970, CX600 and random AMD 2012 prebuilt motherboard have any issues at all?
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    looking for the list of games that can play in gtx 750ti in ultra setting.

    Hey! Im going to buy gtx750ti. So i need a list of games that can play in ultra setting. Can gta5 ??? I have 8gb of ram and i3 processor.please help. Thank you..
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    Lazy And Want To Know If This Will Fit In my Pc

    I want To Know If This Power Supply Will Fit Inside My PC PSU: Corsair Builder Series CX 600 Watt ATX/EPS Computer: CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme GXi450 with Intel i5-3570K CPU, 8GB DDR3, AMD HD7750 1GB, 1TB HDD, 24 x DVD+-RW...
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    Don't buy from Tigerdirect if using mail in rebate they don't work.

    Monitor came in perfect but they lied about the Rebate i sent in all forms and just received a email saying i didn't send in the right forms. I will no longer buy or say anything good about Tiger Direct i will spend my hard earned money at Newegg. I just hate being Scammed and $25 is a lot.
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    System (D) almost full

    Hi there. I recently reinstalled windows, and noticed that my D drive (Which previously didn't even show up under My Computer) is using 7.5 of it's 8GB space. This is almost entirely down to two files, SPL_WINDOWS.swm (4GB) and SPL_WINDOWS2.swm (3GB). I have no idea if this might be slowing...
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    Enthusiast Looking for a first water cooling setup.

    Ok hello guys i have spent awhile doing research on a build i want which is really overkill but i want it regardless, CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor (£289.57 @ Ebuyer) CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (£109.96 @ Aria PC) Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE...
  29. Shlutka

    SLI Gtx 650 Ti BOOST Or Gtx 760?

    Hi! I was wondering if I would be better off SLI'ing Gtx 650 Ti BOOST's or having a single Gtx 760. I currently have 1 Gtx 650 Ti BOOST, and with the new games coming out I think It's time to upgrade. Another question, pending on the chosen better gpu setup, how long will it last me as far as...
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    Picking a GPU For $220 or less

    I'm wanting to be able to play WoW and Skyrim and BF4 on max settings but need a available GPU to handle the settings at 40-60FPS.... CPU Chosen: Intel i5 3570
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    GPU Underclocking Itself When Playing Games

    I seem to be having a problem with my GPU. I was playing ACIV Black Flag and noticed that after playing for about 15 minutes my performance would drop immensely. So i decided to monitor my gpu with GPU-Z and noticed that my GPU downlocks itself all the way to 405 mhz and stays there. My stock...