Forum discussion tagged with USB3.
  1. christophergeo

    Question Front panel USB drops connection

    Hello! Whenever i connect a hard drive or a USB Flash drive to one of the front panel's USB ports the drives constantly disconnect ( they disappear completely from my computer ). The system was built a year ago and it has the problem since then.Any ideas what may be causing this frustrating...
  2. M

    Question KVM Switch with 6 USB's?

    - I'm looking for a KVM Switch that allows me to operate both my Macbook and my Desktop computer (Not Simultaneously) with the same peripherals and the same monitor. - I intend to plug the monitor into the desktop directly using HDMI to DVI, and HDMI to HDMI into the KVM for the MacBook. - The...
  3. C

    Question CS:GO FPS issue

    For some reason i seem to have quite some FPS issues I feel like i should have at least stable 300 FPS but that's not the case. My average fps is around 160-300, it keeps changing. PC specs on benchmark: UserBenchmarks: Game 54%, Desk 74%, Work 55% CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 - 77% GPU: Nvidia GTX...
  4. perdboy

    Question Which gpu should I buy?

    So one of my friends is upgrading his pc and wants a gtx 1070. I offered my msi gtx 1070 for $250 and am planning on buying a new pc for around $350 or $400. My first option was the rtx 2070 and I was also thinking about getting a gtx 1080. I am willing to obviously buy it used and get it at...
  5. J

    [SOLVED] Is Skill Flare F43200C16D-16GFX Ram Compatable with Rog Crosshair Extreme VI Motherboard

    Is the above Ram suitable for use on Rog Crosshair Extreme VI Motherboard with Ryzen 5 2600 CPU if not Please suggest a replacement Ram suitable for Video Editing
  6. F

    Question GPU is not always detected

    Hi guys, I just repasted my MSI GS65 Stealth Thin, and when I powered it on I heard click sound (maybe tiny explosion) and a little bit of smoke came out from the place where heatpipes are located. Since the motherboard is upside down I could not properly see where the smoke is coming from. I...
  7. Salternative

    Question Gpu lights on, but fans don't spin and can't find GPU with Speccy

    I am trying to determine what is wrong with my GPU which is an 3 year old MSI R9 380 that just went out of warranty. Currently the lights on the GPU are on, but the fans aren't spinning and it can't be detected by Speccy or Device Manager. I have tried re-seating it and the ram, re-installing...
  8. X

    Question Low FPS with GTX 1070 FE?

    I am getting a average FPS of 88-89 on the Unigine valley benchmark ( Extreme HD preset), I have seen others with the same card get around 95-100 FPS. Any clue why my FPS are so low?' My specs: GTX 1070 FE Ryzen 5 2600 OC @ 3.60 GHz 18 GB of DDR4 @ 3066 MHz Samsung 860 Evo SSD 500 GB b350...
  9. G

    Question Largest capacity drive for a WD MyBook WD3200C032-002 enclosure?

    Does anyone have some idea of the largest capacity drive an old Western Digital MyBook WD3200C032-002 enclosure can take? I got one for free with a very dead (motor doesn't spin) 320 gig WD drive. I connected an old 160 gig SATA drive to it and that worked so the USB to SATA and power board are...
  10. L

    Question Ryzen 5 1600x or Ryzen 7 1700

    Hello what procesor is better for this pc? CPU: ? GPU: NVIDIA GTX 1070 G1 GAMING 8 GB Motherboard: ASUS B350-F ROG STRIX PSU: 500w EVGA Just i nedd only 500W or more? RAM: 16 GB DDR4 2x8 2666 mhz SSD: 240 GB CRUCIAL BX500 CPU COOLER: stock cooler or be quiet Pure Rock BK009 CASE: Cooler Master...
  11. A

    Question My fan stops spinning when msi afteburner is closed, Help!

    I have rx580 8gb sapphire special edition and my fan sometimes stops spinning when msi afterburner is closed note that i made a custom fan curve but when i close msi afterburner it should spin on the default mode, shouldn't it? even when i open it again it still doesn't spin until i set the fan...
  12. Q

    Question Replacement mobo

    I need a replacement mobo but I'm not sure what model to get since these don't seem available according to the store. I'm not sure what model it is? Mobo View:
  13. A

    Question No signal after installing new video card

    Hey, I just got a really good deal on a zotac 1060 amp edition and it is a big upgrade from my old 270x. Now the issue is when i put the zotac in, there is absolutely no signal. The 270x was 180w 2x6pin connectors while the 1060 is 120w 1x6pin connector so i highly doubt psu is the issue. If i...
  14. R

    [SOLVED] Programs can't save to Documents folder - Briefly worked but then...

    I have a very upsetting issue. I have two games that try and fail to save to "Documents". Whenever I run either game I get an error message when I try to save. I thought it was a permissions issue so I activated my administrator user and reinstalled both games through that account and THEY...
  15. anceintsz

    [SOLVED] Should I partition a new SSD?

    I can't see any benefit to it other than organization of files from the human perspective, I'm not looking to optimize for speed I'm looking to know whether or not it would make a difference in how the SSD operates. Like if I wanted to partition a new 240gb SSD one partition for OS and drivers...
  16. JQB45

    tom'sHardware home button - upper left corner.

    It would be nicer to me if the tomshardware home button took us back to the actual instead of Does anyone else agree with me on this usability issue?
  17. G

    Question games and websites i cant access

    I wanted to play on my gaming pc but when I go to play fortnite it does a blue circle then does not load and go too this website and each web browser I have but nothing I have to pc's I tried using a enterneth cable to do streaming but it does not work I tried reseting, reinstalling my games...
  18. E

    [SOLVED] Windows search bar not working

    Ive tried everything that this video has to offer View: Nothing is working and i cant find a solution anywhere else ive disabled cortana before if that has to do anything with it but i was working after cortana was disabled
  19. E

    Budget 1000€ need notebook just for programming and watching films

    Hello, I need advice for new laptop, my budget is 1000€ I want notebook just for programming and watching films at night. I was looking at Zenbook 14 2018 model it cots 1000€ for me.
  20. R

    Question PSU replacement time ?

    I have a corssair AX1200i (PSU) , I bought it on 2014 thats 5 years ago I was running a 3 way sli system with 3 980 now i upgraded my system and have only 1 2080ti i have no issues whatsoever just wondering if that needs replacement as well ? or am i fine to run it thanx