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    [SOLVED] Difference between Asus ROG Strix B360-F and B360-H

    Hi, i'm planning to build a new pc with a i3-9100F and where i live the only mobo of the two on the title is the B360-H which i barely find any reviews on, but i see a lot about the B360-F, can someone explain the difference between those for me? Also, looking at it i can see only 7 chokes...
  2. ganymede-

    Question Need HELP to Better Understand the VRM and Overclocking my MB

    TLDR - I was planning on buying the Asus PRIME Z390-A motherboard. But now, with additional information that I discovered, I’m confused about what type of board to purchase. This morning I learned about the voltage regulator module (VRM) component and its importance when overclocking your CPU...
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    Question Trying to make new PC

    So my 2008 year PC is dead. (What a surprise), time to get something new. Ive got bugdet - 775$ max. Mainly for playing games like pubg, probably witcher, dark souls, i dont think i need maximum ultra setting max perfomance so...(high settings with comfortable FPS will be enough) Also really...
  4. Proprietary Software

    [SOLVED] How to monitor gpu vrm temperatures

    I have a zotac gtx 1070 and a msi b360apro motherboard https://www.amazon.com/MSI-B360APRO-LGA-1151-PRO-Motherboard/dp/B07CF31BW1/ref=sr_1_10?crid=1UJ4JR9Z3ZX3P&keywords=msi+motherboard+lga1151&qid=1557304419&s=gateway&sprefix=msi+motherboard+lga1151%2Caps%2C136&sr=8-10 Is it possible for me to...
  5. Andyus86

    Question Vega 56 nano PCB thermal pad

    Hello, tomorrow i will get a sapphire Vega 56 pulse and i'm figuring how to optimize overvall temperature, expecially VRM one. A guy suggested me to buy thermal pads, so i bought some with 3mm thinkness. I want to be sure to know the best spot where to apply then, he said in the rear card...
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    Info (SOLVED) Overheating Oil on VRAM - XFX RX 480 GTR Overheating Issue

    Hey guys, any time I find a bizarre solution, I'm going to start posting here to help others out. Alright so today I got in two used XFX RX 480 8GB GTR's, which are supposed to be fairly high quality as far as the 400 series goes. So I go to put these cards into gaming rigs and both of them...
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    Question Coil Whine at VRMs Area

    So, yesterday morning I installed a brand new i9-9900K on my Z370 ROG MAXIMUS X HERO and since yesterday late evening I noticed a slight coil whine noise coming out from my motherboard's VRMs. It's not from any fan clicking or anything, it's not from the GPU, since I'm on idle, it's not from...
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    Question Fatal1ty B450 Gaming-ITX/ac VRM temperature

    Greetings. So I got the Fatal1ty B450 Gaming-ITX/ac motherboard and paired it with an Athlon 200GE. Yeah, silly but it was the only ITX motherboard that met my friends requirements for a low powered ITX system. Anyhow, the problem that I have now is that when I run Aida64 (Win10 x64 is the...
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    Question How can I slightly underclock my CPU

    Hello, I have an FX-8350 and im sick of this : View: https://imgur.com/gallery/VgbVEkJ Many say its because VRM is overheating, but HWmonitor shows 60 degress maximum while others say 100+ is bad CPU is at 60 degs MAX (Cooler : NZXT Kraken m22) my motherboard is a Gigabyte 990x Gaming SLI ...
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    Question Is the asrock 970m pro3 motherboard VRMs cooling issue as bad as they say?

    Hi, I’m planning a MATX build, iv gone for a fx 8350 which has a tdp of 125w, the only micro atx motherboard I could find was the asrock 970m pro3, which has a tdp of 140w which seems sufficient for the 8350, the only thing concerning me is hearing about the “VRMs” on the board getting hot and...
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    [SOLVED] Very low end z370 MOBO, should i upgrade to Z390 Aorus elite mobo?

    My current build is an 8700K , GTX 1080TI, 3200 gskill RAMM 16gb, with 750 psu, and 280 evga clc. I have a GIGABYTE Z370 XP sli MOBO and I'm trying to overclock my CPU to 5GHZ. I did some research and found out i only have a 8 phase VRM. The mother board i have ios kinda bare bones and doesn't...
  12. nikosmah

    Question VRM heatsink height

    On the Gigabyte Z390 AORUS Ultra in particular. I'm looking to buy the Fractal Design Meshify C and for a top radiator mount the supported maximum height for top mo/bo components is 4 cm. It says so on their page for that case. I couldn't find any sheet with the mo/bo overall dimensions so I...
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    Water Cooler question

    I currently have a Corsair H110 Dual 140mm Liquid Cooler installed in my computer. I'm replacing my mother board and CPU to a ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-E and i7-8700K. My question would be, can I use the liquid cooler I currently have? or do I have to replace it as well? If I have to replace it, which...
  14. M

    I want to play music in my adapter through PC

    I use to hear music from the USB adapter through the TV set but could not do so with my desktop comp. The computer does not recognised it.
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    Computer Connected to Internet, but not Sending and Receiving Packets

    Computer connects to the internet just fine and am able to load pages, but when starting download or just sitting at idle no packets send or receive. For example I can load this forum and am actually writing on the same computer, but the packets seem to only come maybe every 5 seconds so I have...
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    Pc going into a weird state

    I was playing Escape From Tarkov today, when main monitor shut down and the second ran smoothly as always. This happened a couple of times and now the pc won't even turn on completely. It goes into a state where the LED and fans are turned on, but I can shut it down by simply tapping the power...
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    No beep even without a RAM

    OK, I have this old Acer Aspire M5100. Last time, before putting it in the closet, I used it half a year or so ago it was OK. Today I took it out, but there's nothing on the screen and there's no beep sound. Actually, to be hones I don't even remember whether it was beeping by then, although I...
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    Looking for RGB ram kits . . .

    I am planning on building a new rig later this year possibly, and I am considering using RGB ram. However, I am aware that there are more kits than those from G.Skill, Corsair, and GeIL. However, I don't know of any other specific kits or manufacturers that produce RGB ram, so thinking, "Hey...
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    Computer artifacting, crashing when playing games

    I've been having this problem for a few weeks now across multiple games. I'll get less than 5 minutes into the game until this happens: Picture The screen will freeze on that picture, and my computer will reboot. The only fix I have found for this is lowering my graphic setting. However, I have...
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    ASUS Laptop stuck on the start up page (No BIOS page)

    I have an ASUS E200H or ebook and recently it crashed. Now it currently just loads the start up screen, goes blank and the goes back to the start up screen. I left it for a while and it just repeated the same thing. I’ve tried every suggest that google has to offer! I for some reason don’t have...
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    Do Windows 10 Updates effect GTA 5?

    My GTA 5 FPS has been so low recently for no reason. After trying everything i realized that i have all windows updates off and have since November. This was because every time windows had an update my PC wouldnt boot properly.I was wondering does the lack of windows 10 updates effect GTA 5...
  22. P

    trying to find a 1080p 144hz cable..

    im really not sure what cable i should buy and if it's gonna be compatible, i have a BenQ ZOWIE 24" LED XL2411 and 1080Ti. Could anyone help me find a cable that can run 144hz 1080p which is also compatible why my GPU and monitor
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    Can i overclock with this?

    My friend gave me his PC for cleaning and let me tell you there was a LOT of virus so i cleaned it and then he said to me to overclock it since the cpu was a q8400 and the mobo is a g41mx-k and i cant find any threads about this mobo can anyone verify?
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    Windows keeps disconnecting

    Windows won't connect to wifi. I tried everything from disconnecting and reconnecting to reinstalling drivers to resting the modem. I just don't know what to do. It'll stay connected for 5 seconds then disconnect. Please help.
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    Can't get computer to pick up microphone sound

    I recently purchased a pair of Audio-Technica ATH-ADG1X's and I can't get the headset mic to work on my desktop. I've tried it on my phone and lap top and it works, I've tried different headsets/mics in the same ports and they work. I've tried reinstalling Realtek drivers from there website and...
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    a $450 build

    I am planning to build this summer with a $450 budget. Peripherals are not included since I already have some. Any recommendations or modifications? https://pcpartpicker.com/list/QxzLHN
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    Which CPU should i buy, for a designer?

    Am looking to buy a desktop pc, with windows operating system and am looking for suggestions. This is for use for a fashion designer. Softwares will be used are photoshop, illustrator, coreldraw mainly, and other CAD fashion design related softwares. Am probably looking at processor from...
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    CPU overheating with corsair h100i v2 cooler

    Last night I woke up after drifting off to find my cooler's fans were at max. I shut my computer off and went back to sleep without really thinking much of it. This morning I turned it back on to find my cpu overheating (up to 100 degrees celcius). The cooler's "corsair" light was solid red, I'm...
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    PC won't start with new PSU

    I recently purchased an Alienware Aurora R5 with a stock PSU. I wanted to upgrade it, so I purchased an EVGA Supernova 650w G2. I tested the unit with the motherboard cable and jumper plug, and module works. I swapped the modules, connected everything, plugged in, pressed the switch, and...
  30. fslateef

    Question about upgrading Radeon HD 6970

    Hi, I built a gaming PC long long time ago and then stopped playing for around 3+ years. Now I am thinking about playing games on PC again. Fired-up my dusty PC and thinking that Radeon HD 6970 won't be enough now to play latest games on 1080p resolution with reasonable graphics. Is that...
  31. AlexTheTechFreak

    Will a Stock 6700k Bottleneck 2 1070's in SLI?

    I'm just wondering if I'd have to overclock my 6700k in order for it to keep up with 2 1070's. I'd prefer to keep everything at stock as I don't really like overclocking components but if I have to then it's not a big deal. I'll just upgrade to an AIO cooler as well. I may end up just upgrading...
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    Decision between two laptops

    I am trying to choose between a MSI GE72 6QD-019NL Apache Pro or a ACER Aspire Nitro VN7-792G-770J I would appreciate advice, Thanks :)
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    What mobile phone to buy?

    So I'm in a market for a new mobile phone and basically I can get galaxy s6 or nexus 5x for about the same price(300ish bucks). I know galaxy s6 is better and all...but...should I buy a new phone or wait for nexus sailfish and grab one(since it's around 350 bucks) or should I just get the s6 or...
  34. Wile E Coyote

    ISBoxer Suite and Inner Space questions

    I need help with a setup to use multiboxing in some games. I have a lot of friends that stopped playing for a while but i need to multibox for some missions. Now i have every thing setup for SWTOR and this is the hardest to setup for be cause the game does not like multi instances. But it is...
  35. FrostyClive

    Windows 10 and TP Link WN881ND

    I just got my new computer up and running. But I cannot access the internet. According to this, http://www.tp-link.com/en/article-15587.html, my adaptor, the WN881ND, is plug and play. Does that mean it does not need drivers to work? If so, why isn't it working?
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    Best Competitive Gaming Mouse

    So I use a deathadder 2013 and its time for a change. I want something not too heavy. G502 is out of the choices as its uncomfortable to me. I understand the g402 is similar and I do not want that one either. Steel Series Rival 300 feels good to me, but I have bad things in the past about it...
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    Windows cannont be installed to this disk. This computer's hardware may not support booting to this disk.

    Hi there, I've been trying to install Windows 8.1 on my newly built computer with a Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 3 motherboard and a Kingston v300 120GB SSD. For the first day of trying to install this I spent the whole day trying to figure out errror code: 0x8004242c which just dissipeared the next...
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    suggestion for my pc upgrade

    gigabyte z77x-ud3h intel core i5 3570k kingston ddr3 4gb evga nvidia geforce gtx650ti antec kuhler h2o liqiud cooling system i build this pc 2 years ago for gaming. but now a lot of games need more graphic and ram. any suggestion?? not too expensive please thank you
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    Cant raise my memory clock :[

    Hello guys~ SO, I recently dropped a kraken G10 on my HIS 7950 and added a third monitor. The temps are awesome compared to before BUT if I raise my Memory clock, the GPU WONT throttle. On idle ( Because of the 3 monitors ( not in eyefinity btw)) the clocks are 500 Core and 1250 mhz. But raising...
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    Witcher 3 looks rubbish maxed out r9 290 and I don't know why?

    I have and r9 290 8gb ram I5 4690k @4ghz 650w power supply I have Witcher 3 maxed out and I doesn't look good, I'm playing 1080p on a dell ultrasharp monitor. The trees look flat and there are shiny lines around objects and it just doesn't feel smooth. Is this just the game or is something wrong?