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    Bad Hard Drive?

    Issue: My old hard drive doesn't appear in disk management but in BIOS it shows up with no name and with 0 GB. Full Description of Situation: My desktop was just given to me by my brother last year and it is kind of old. I enjoyed using it though until now. I tried cleaning it and I was...
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    Laptop is slow, can't reset or download new windows

    My laptop starting to run slow it has windows 10 , so slow even right click takes 20 secs I searched online and disabled windows search and superfetch and even virtual ram still it was slow then I thought of reseting the windows and after I reset it says there is problem resetting your pc I...
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    Why does my drive have so little capacity?

    I have been having problems with the disk percentage on my laptop for a while now with it shooting up to 100% for the smallest tasks, so I ran a test with Hd Tune and everything for the most part came out normal, one question is if 33 degrees Celsius (91 F) is normal temperature for the drive...
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    2gb Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 vs 4GB (notebook).

    I want to buy a laptop for gaming under 800$ and I saw two laptops, one is hp and one is dell. The dell Inspiron 7567 has Core i5 7300hq, 8gb ddr4, 1tb 5400rpm+8gb sshd cache, 4gb nvidia 1050. The Hp Omen has Core i7 7700hq, 8gb ddr4, 1tb 7200rpm, 2gb nvidia 1050. So, What laptop should I buy...
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    Ac black flag maxed out system req

    Hello,i was wondering if someone could tell me what PC would i need to max out ac black flag on 60fps.Thanks. P.S. i play on 1366x768.
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    Right Speaker problem

    Hi, I have problem in my laptop Lenovo Y700. There is problem on the right side of my speaker, suddenly it just stop functioning. But the left side is working quite normal. In order to test i plug several earphones and i ended up with interesting outcomes. When i tried on apple earpods the...
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    Oc i5 3570k on a z77x-UP5

    I''ve been wondering if i can push my CPU a little farther to 4.6/8ghz range without reaching 1.3v. Right now its running at 4.4ghz on 1.225v with idle temp around 38-42c and load max at 72-76c. I ran prime95 and aida64 and both are stable around 74c each. I've read that temps on these chips go...
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    Build Help / Suggestions

    Alright, so i have made three builds. An Rx 480 Build, a Gtx 1060 Build and a Gtx 1070 build. I have bought the ssd hdd motherboard (though i may return it in favour of a z1 whatever motherboard and get a i5 6600k) and case, here are the builds. ( I am posting as links as there are three) Note i...
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    Power Supply for GTX 1070

    Current build Case SilverStone Sugo SG13 Motherboard ASUS H110i-Plus D3 CPU Intel Core i5-6600 CPU Cooler Cooler Master Seidon 120V ver2 GPU Zotac GTX 660 PSU Corsair CX600M (Memory and Storage excluded due to irrelevance) I'd like replace my power supply, since its fan is incredibly annoying...
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    hd 6870 vs gtx 470

    will a gtx 470 be faster than 2 amd hd 6870 in crossfire
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    Custom Built PC beeps three times and won't show hdmi output

    I built a custom gaming PC yesterday but when I turn it on, it beeps three times. At the same time, my monitor doesn't display nor detect my PC. The fans are working and the graphics card lights up. What could be the problem? Btw, it's an AMD build. Thank you.
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    win7 keeps rebooting after graphic card update

    hey guys, this problem seem to be very common but I haven't been able to find the solution yet, my pc started to reboot it self after windows update, I can go to safe mode easy but starting normally it keeps rebooting it self and getting this blue screen just before it restarts. I found windows...
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    HP Z820 Workstation

    Hi All, I am looking for workstation with powerful performance and personally picked Z820, i am confused with the processor and thread part. This is a refurbished machine and has the following specs. 1) Xeon 2 x E5-2620 Enterprise 6-Core CPU, (Max. Number of processors: 2 CPU socket: LGA 2011)...
  14. reckoning155

    Choose your default operating system option is missing in dual boot?

    hi i have installed windows 8.1 and windows 10 in my laptop. Initially every time i restart the system my system gives me an option to choose between windows 8 and windows 10. However, i clicked the choose default os or other options in start up and set windows 8.1 as default now the windows...
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    what format do i download music in on my micro srd to play in truck dvd player

    what format do i download music in on my micro sd to play in truck dvd player
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    Need help with build

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/KJ3rzy Budget is around 1400-1600. I could save money on the ssd. Im hoping to have a build that can play newer games like dark souls 3 when it comes out on highest or 2nd highest graphics. my monitor is 23 inches 1080p.
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    i7-860 upgrade or Gpu upgrade?

    Currently have an i7-860 (overclocked to 4ghz) with an Gigabyte HD7950 Windforce edition (overclocked as well)....Running most of my games just fine..but would like to start to upgrade and I'm not sure if I should upgrade the cpu/mobo first or the gpu. Not sure if 3dMark Vantage scores are...
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    First Gaming Build , need help choosing Parts .

    Hey guys , This is going to be my First PC build and I am going to use it for pure gaming and browsing . I'm having a 10 year old Vaio Laptop and it's too outdated to play new games with it's 1 gig ram . I've already had Some parts in my mind , I searched alot on the Internet but then I only got...
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    Best monitor that gives best visual

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-VC239H-23-Inch-Full-Monitor/dp/B00YQKTGR8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1454359906&sr=8-1&keywords=ips vs http://www.amazon.co.uk/LG-24MP57VQ-Monitor-1920x1080-HDMI/dp/B00UNBALBY/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1454359906&sr=8-3&keywords=ips vs...
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    Setup Raid 0 (not on boot drive) and now Windows 10 gives error 0xc000000f

    Hello everyone! I would really appreciate any help solving this issue. I've recently purchased 4 500gb Samsung 850 EVO's and hooked them up into my case. I logged in and windows recognizes all four of them as Unallocated drives. Then I entered my MSI X99A Gaming 7 mobo's BIOS and switched from...
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    [Need Help] Intel I7 4790K Running Around 100C

    Hey guys, so as the title says my i7 recently started running really hot and I have no clue why. I built the PC a year ago and it worked great up until the other day. Today, I cleaned it out and everything but still no change. I am running an H100i cooling system as well which is reporting...
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    Can this graphic card work well with this configuration?

    I'm building a PC, and I've been struggling with decision for GPU. The PC I plan to build is: CPU: AMD FX-6300 MOBO: ASROCK 970 (or any other that can work well with this CPU) RAM: 2x4GB Dual channel On my current PC I have Nvidia GT 630 1GB DDR5, and I believe that it ain't gonna work anything...
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    To purchase or not to purchase?

    Hey everyone , my name's Andreas i'm from cyprus and i've been considering to upgrade my pc for a long time now (about 6 months) and go from sandy bridge and gtx 680 to skylake and gtx 980ti . There is a high percentage that i will be going to canada this christmas and the only components i'm...
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    Question regarding upgrading operating system

    I am using an OEM operating systems (Windows 7 Home Premium x64). Will I be able to upgrade my operating system to a newer model, e.g. Windows 8.1 or 10? I don't care if I'd have to pay to do so.
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    Stuck in the Windows 8 error page

    Hi, I have recently built a PC and everyone has been fine for over 1 month now, until the other day I tried to boot my PC and it failed to boot and went to a error page. It's basically a blue screen that's says your PC needs to be recovered, error code: 0xc000000e. It's says I need to use the...
  26. InfamousMango

    Best Headphone + Sound Card Setup?

    Budget is $300 max So, I play a lot of competitive games on Counter Strike: Global Offensive and audio is an extremely important part of that game, and you would know if you play it. So I have a pair of $50 sennheiser (not USB) head phones and am using a cheap-o motherboard (MSI 970A G43, I got...
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    SLI GTX 980 Ti - Can I and should I?

    Hi guys, I've just bought and installed a EVGA 980 Ti onto my oldish system to extend its life a little while I wait for the next gen intel chips and EVGA have offered me 50% their whole range. 50% is alot so now I'm thinking I should use it :P Replace my corsair 850GS psu? Buy another...
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    Need help for buying laptop

    I want to buy a laptop.my budget is around 600-700$.i'd like to play modern games.so which laptop within this price range i should buy?pls,guys,help me out....
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    Graphics flickers/lines of death occasionally?

    I own a Gigabyte 2GB R9 270x. Occasionally, the screen will either flicker and glitch out, or it'll just display constant lines, usually of the color of whatever was on the screen prior to the lines. Sometimes it just shows a white screen. Nothing really triggers them, they just sorta show up at...
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    looking for a cheap but nice graphics card

    Help me guys I want to buy a Graphics Card that run gta 5, AC unity Far cry 4 on medium Graphics. suggest me a cheap and nice card.
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    Sapphire Tri-X 290 middle fan not running

    I've been monitoring temperatures on the card. The hottest it has hit is 83c playing DA:Inquisition and FC 4 on Ultra 1440p. While my rig isn't getting too noisy, I am concerned that the middle fan doesn't work. I have about two weeks left to get a replacement if this is the case. Is there...
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    Stutter/lag during general use and gaming

    I recently upgraded my aging system to cope with the latest games. But my new system stutters when watching video(twitch, youtube ect) but it doesn't happen too much. As for gaming,thats another story... I bought W8 Pro on Dec 2013, upgrade version. I decided to wipe my drive and do a clean...
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    Best graphics card below $350

    I have an R9 270X 4GB edition. I would like to upgrade. I have the R9 290x or the GTX 970 in mind. They are both around $350. I have an i7-4770 and 700 Watts of power so no issue there.
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    Should I upgrade?

    I just recently came into some funds and was wondering if I should sell my current computer (used for about a month) and build a new one with an i5 4590 3.7 ghz processor and a gtx 970 (or 980 if the price goes down on Black Friday. Also, how much do you think I can get for my current build...
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    Can't partition my 4tb HDD [Error 0x80042468]

    Hi everybody, i'd like to appologise if i violate any rule here, this is my first post on Tom's Hardware. Before describing the issue, here's my configuration: - ASUS Sabertooth X79 (BIOS 4701) with the newest drives - 32GB Corsair XMS 1333mhz - 2x GeForce GTX 780 Ti - i7 4960x Extreme...
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    Antec VP450P for i4670k?

    Is this a good choice? I don't plan on buying a GPU since its basically for heavy multitasking work. But just incase I plan to buy a GPU soon will this be fine? Thanks
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    Assemble Gaming PC

    Hey guys I want to assemble a gaming PC within 400 USD. I already have monitor , keyboard and mouse. What I need are Good Gaming Processor Good Gaming Graphic Card RAM (minimum ??) HDD (2TB) Fan and Cabinet. I wish my new CPU should be able to run GTA5 and the new latest game which shall be...
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    Can motherboards and processors be changed without a new licence of Win 8.1

    I have an Amd Athlon II X4 760k, and a MSI A78M-E35. I wish to upgrade to an AMD FX-8350 and a Gigabyte 970A-DS3P. Will this need a new activation code for Windows 8.1. FYI I have the disk I used to install Windows inthe first place
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    Internet not connecting in desktop

    I have bought DR-600M router. I connected the ethernet cable and the existing cable that was connected to my desktop to the router. Now i need to configure it. But when i logged on to (as written in the quick start up guide), the web page did not open. But when I tried to...
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    Building my first rig .

    So i have finally decided to put aside my alienware m18x and take on the challenge of building a gaming rig for the future , this is my first time around the park and any advice/recommendation will be greatly appreciated . My current budget to play with is $2500 give or take . Here are some of...