Video Games

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  1. PsychoPsyops

    Question Bright and Colorful Souls-Like?

    I like 3D souls-like games. However, I do not like how each and every one is dark and gritty with similar lore and aesthetics. Are there any bright, colorful and uplifting 3D souls-like games? Elden Ring and The Surge was close, but were still quite gritty and not all that uplifting. Also not...
  2. PsychoPsyops

    Discussion GPU Business Is A Scam, Change My Mind

    A decade ago, it was possible to get constant 60 fps with max settings at the highest resolution available, 1080p, with the best gpu available. Today, it is not possible to do the same, at 4K resolution, with the best gpu available. Additionally, not even first-party games can reach this quality...
  3. ZNDC

    Question "Input not supported on this display" pops up when choosing 1280 x 960 on any video games ?

    Hey guys when I click 1280 x 960 it says "input not supported" on my screen and it goes black. Do you know why this is and how I could fix it? When I try to change the resolution in Windows it's fine, however when I switch it on in any video games such as CS:GO and R6 it says "input not...
  4. killcount001

    Question doest detect gpu usage

    so i just built a new pc 3060 and 5600 and for some games such as, COD and overwatch when i open task manger my gpu usage does not seem to be affected by the game/ isnt being used more than 5%. how do i fix this? im not sure where to even start
  5. K

    Question Monitor is 240Hz, getting 100-144 FPS in games BUT it looks like it drops to 60 FPS even though it doesn't.

    I've been playing games with around 100-144 FPS on a 240Hz monitor. I swear lately it's been a little janky, I always have the FPS counter on and it always says 100-144 FPS in games but when I'm playing it looks a little janky as if it's not 144 FPS? It only happens every so often. Could monitor...
  6. Charmclover

    Question Upgraded computer; games still crashing?

    Hello, I'm pretty new to the PC space and I'm loving it so far. I recently built a new system and have tried to play new/current games on it (Monster Hunter: Rise, No Man's Sky, Lost Ark, etc...). But Every time I try to play these games, they barely get through the beginning loading screen...
  7. E

    [SOLVED] Frame drop causes stutters in powerful PC rig in most games

    Hello my name is Aaron I will start by posting my specs and temps RT 6700xt 32gb ram Ballistix 3000mhz RM850x Corsair psu Icue H150I Caprllix liquid cooler ryzen 7 3700x 4 case fans all LL120rgb Gigabyte Ultra Durable B550m mobo 2tb Hdd 7200rpm (for most games) 1tb nvme m.2 SSD ( for os and...
  8. M

    Question ps now, xbox gamepass and nintendo online app question

    Does the nintendo online app have all or most of nintendo game catalog? would i be able to play any of those games on a regular desktop or laptop. Also does the ps now, xbox gamepass and nintendo online apps work on all devices?
  9. Inherentnerd

    [SOLVED] What is wrong with my pc? plzzzz plzzzz

    So as you can see in the video, every time i launch a game this happens, and after a temporary freeze ( before a big a big freeze that i have to restart my pc ) my screen flashed and this massage (( Display Driver has Stopped Responding and has Recovered)) appears on the right down corner of...
  10. poorkami

    Question looking for an old car game

    Hi , (sorry for my bad english) I played a game when i was a kid , it was a car/ racing game where you can choose different type of cars and there was one car which had weapons on it like missiles and machine gun and traps also there was only one map , theres no mission and no unlockable cars...
  11. Hyouden180

    [SOLVED] Simple games like League of Legends are freezing for 3-5 seconds intermittently

    Hello! I'm in some serious need of help as I don't understand what may be going on with my current setup. I'm usually pretty good at figuring these things out but regardless of what I mess around with in bios/other things, I haven't been able to figure it out. I think my setup is more than...
  12. G

    [SOLVED] Computer keeps crashing while playing games (not overheating)

    Hello, my PC has been crashing randomly once every few hours for the past month or so, I have had the computer for a couple of years so its not a new build or anything. The crashes happen exclusively when I am playing games. I can rule out overheating since I have checked both GPU and CPU temps...
  13. Speedyboost

    [SOLVED] How do I fix the shadows on the sand blocks? [Motion Blur]

    I recently built a new PC and when I move in video games shadows appear all over the place. Please help me fix the issue. (Look at the sand blocks in the centre of the screen.)
  14. N

    [SOLVED] Games running poorly on good system

    Hi all, Just ran in to a problem tonight that is a little eye opening for me. Me and a buddy decided to load up Borderlands 2 a relatively old game just for the heck of it. I have a RTX 2070 Super Intel i7 8700k CPU 4.0GHZ 16 Gigs Ram Running 1920x1080 at 144HZ Me and him have basically the...
  15. yung dank

    Question Games randomly started loading extremely slow + not responding

    So about 3 days ago some of my games have been taking a really long time to load. Other applications such as Chrome and Discord and game launchers (Steam,, Origins) don't seem to share the issue. I've updated my drivers, and also Windows 10 (I feel like updating Windows 10 maybe made...
  16. M

    [SOLVED] playstation now vs twitch

    can someone explain to me what playstation now is and is there any sports games on there. can i play games on playstation now like NHL20 on my macbook pro? also is twitch basically a platform that allows you to watch people play video games and there's no actual games to be played on there?
  17. BakaMonoRock

    [SOLVED] What are some good games for my PC with an i3 2100 GT1030 8GB RAM?

    So I just finished some games and I am in need for some new ones that have a storyline so I get a sense of fulfillment when i finish them. I want a few games that arent too old but as long as its a good game it doesnt matter when they came out.
  18. Dcopymope

    Question Error message while playing Hitman 2

    To start off, the game has been running smoothly ever since I turned off the 'Override Memory Safeguards' feature shown below. When I had it on though, the game kept crashing to the desktop. I kept trying until I finally got this error message, also shown below. I'm just curious, does this...
  19. Rickles

    Question NEED HELP ASAP!! How to fix no display on monitor when everything in the PC turns on?

    I have a relatively new build, it worked fine up until today. I have an AMD Ryzen 5 2600 processor with an ASUS B450 Prime AMD Ryzen 2 motherboard, Crucial Ballistix sport LT 2666 MHz DDR4 RAM, and an MSI Radeon RX 580 graphics card. I was having a problem with my RAM (it was only detecting 4GB...
  20. S

    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...
  21. Dcopymope

    Question My user benchmark test result

    :confused2:I was expecting the score my GPU got, but whats with my ram? It says its performing 'way below expectations'? I don't get it. Link:
  22. Dcopymope

    [SOLVED] Device Hardening: The Cure That Worked

    Of course, this is one the main places to come to whenever someone having issues video games freezing, crashing, etc. Someone like me will then search for answers on PC websites like this, and lots of different things will be suggested you can do and software to install that will supposedly...
  23. H

    [SOLVED] Need help figuring out best way to record gameplay

    Hello. I have a i7 8086k Processor and a GTX 2080 and 16Gbs of RAM and a 500Gb Samsung evo 970 SSD. I feel like I should be able to record gameplay just fine and stream from my one pc setup. But everything i have tried has failed. I am just looking for any and all suggestions that would allow me...
  24. tylervirtue

    [SOLVED] Installed a new CPU, now some applications are crashing after an hour of being open

    I upgraded my i5 7500 to a i7 7700k today, didn't run into any issues and stress testing it was fine. However I then launched into Destiny 2 and around 1 hour in the game froze and after a few seconds closed. All my drivers and windows 10 are up to date. My specs are i7 7700k EVGA GTX 1080TI...
  25. themiziko

    [SOLVED] SSD vs HDD for Video games ?

    I currently use 250gb SSD for my Windows system and some games, but nowadays they can take even up to 40/50gb and I quickly run out of Disk space. Is it a good idea to move some of them to my 1tb HDD ? If so, what type of games are best to download to HDD vs SSD ?
  26. DipperTheFolf

    Question My PC Keeps Restarting While Playing Games

    Hi. My PC keeps restarting by itself when I am in the middle of playing games. I've checked my GPU to see if it would be overheating and it runs at 70c or below the whole time. My PSU definitely has enough wattage to supply power to the whole system and more being an 850W PSU. The only solution...
  27. D

    Question question about g sync/adaptive sync monitors

    I'm in the market for a new monitor and the smoothness of g sync is very enticing but I don't really like the idea of fluctuating FPS in games as most are 75hz and above and maintaining that frame rate would be difficult with my hardware. So I was wondering if you cap the frame rate at 60fps...
  28. C

    Question Random Black Screen while (mostly) playing games

    Hello all, First post here because I am completely stumped. People have posted similar problems, but very rarely do people post how it resolved in the end. I will first present my build, then the situation, followed by everything I have already tried. I have been building computers since 2013...
  29. A

    Question Wifi randomly turns off/huge packet loss

    Whenever i play games specifically, like Rocket League or Csgo, my wifi "turns off." What i mean by this is that it will either kick me from the game, or just show an icon that says disconnected. It fixes after 10-15 seconds, and then tells me im getting huge packet loss. This happens on...
  30. S

    Question Ethernet Driver Problem - Realtek Network Controller was not found. If Deep Sleep mode is enabled Please Plug the cable

    As stated in the title I receive the error "Realtek Network Controller was not found. If Deep Sleep mode is enabled Please Plug the cable". This occurs when I try to install the MSI LAN driver for my motherboard. I've tried reinstalling windows to no avail. Any help with this would be appriciated
  31. W

    Question Why is my cyberpowerpc not working

    Turned it on went to the store came back it was off... now it will not power on
  32. aimmyarrowshigh

    Question Adding RAM to Gateway DX4860 (Speccy inside)

    I'm hoping to speed up general processes since the computer's (obviously!) getting a bit old. -RAM --Memory slots ---Total memory slots 4 ---Used memory slots 3 ---Free memory slots 1 --Memory ---Type DDR3 ---Size 6144 MBytes ---Channels # Dual ---CAS# Latency (CL) 9 clocks...
  33. K

    Question Do I need a wireless adapter for my motherboard for internet?

    Hey, I was wondering if you need a wifi adapter or some sort to put into your motherboard, i'm going to build my first computer very soon. The motherboard I will be getting is Asus Strix Z390-H and I was planning to get an ASUS PCE-N15 Wireless N PCIe Adaptor. Does this motherboard come with...
  34. M

    [SOLVED] EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G2 enough?

    Hi, I need some help. I ordered a new gpu EVGA RTX 2070 XC Ultra Gaming and my first water cooling kit by EK-Waterblocks EK-KIT G280 and started to think that is my psu enough for this upgrade? I'm switcing from GTX1060 Asus STRIX and Corsair H115i. I got from Outervision's psu calculator...
  35. pirx_the_pilot

    Question PSU shuts down with a click within half a second after turning on

    Hello good people. I'd really appreciate your assistance with my issue. The story: I built a new PC (all parts brand new), it was running fine for a few hours, and then shut down unexpectedly and wouldn't start any more. Upon pressing the power button it would either not react at all or turn on...
  36. R

    [SOLVED] is it the GPU artifacting?

    So brand new pc Ive started to notice Right before it goes to the windows login screen green line artifacts that go horizontal across the screen only for a split second, ive done multiple boots and its progressively worse Should i be worried do i need to...
  37. Sambadha

    Question mic not working

    i have mic Boya BY-M1, but in my pc it is not working but i try it to my notebook it is working, please tell me the solution
  38. B

    Question HP Envy 700-074 Graphic card upgrade

    Good day , I would like to put in a 4 gig graphic card in my HP Envy 700-074. Can you tell me what can work ?
  39. joshhh-16

    Question Need help in choosing which second hand gaming PC to buy!

    Hi All, In need of help to determine which PC to buy, I am a console player moving to PC and I have bought a 144hz screen 1080p. So preferably whichever will provide me with higher fps for gaming, currently I mainly play fortnite. I have only just recently started reading information about...
  40. M

    [SOLVED] Problem with CPU?

    Hi So lately something in my PC has developed an issue, I suspect the CPU. So if there's any load on the CPU (if I'm opening web pages, loading program...) it will lag the whole pc: mouse lags, sound makes a static/laggy noise. There's one weird part which makes the CPU less suspicious, having...