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  1. L

    Question PC won't post, fans blare, tried almost everything

    At first the pc would get to the loading windows screen then reboot, then boot fine into windows. Did this for about 3 days. After that when I powered it on the fans would just start going and no post, no display, and keyboard/mouse wouldn't even light up. Figured it was mobo so I got one. First...
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    Question Is My M/B Dead ?

    MSI Z390-A Pro ATX M/B Intel i5 9400F CPU ASUS Radeon RX570 4GB ROG STRIX GPU Rosewill 750W 80+ Gold P/S WIN10 Pro My son assembled & has been running daily for ~16 months. PROBLEM : computer will not turn on. -- on/off button on case has no effect. -- shorted switch contacts on M/B - no...
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    [SOLVED] Desperate For Help - Toshiba Laptop Won't Start

    Hello, I am in dire need of assistance. I have an older Toshiba laptop that is either a L55 or something for the model from 2012 (don't think this is that important) that won't start up. It was working fine as of last night, it isn't a virus or anything, and I do not believe it recently updated...
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    Question 1 long beep, no start up

    So my PC was running fine no problem for months. I unplugged my headphones when I plugged them back in it was sparking bad I turned it off right away. I gave it a little bit and went to go turn it back on it almost boots all the way up after the windows loading it turns to a black screen and...
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    Question Orange led lights up on freshly built PC

    Yesterday I managed to build my new PC, installed a windows on it, it was a little complicated at first, because I had an older version of Windows, but fortunately I could download a newer version, and it started to work. But the problem is: after 2-3 of usage, I turned off the computer, and...
  6. K

    [SOLVED] Turned on my PC, looked like it started up but then turned off and won't turn on again. Please help!

    I switched on my PC once I'd finished it (first build) and it lit up, fans started spinning etc. it seemed fine. It took me 5/10 seconds to figure out how to turn on my new monitor and by this time the PC was dead. It won't turn back on again. I'm not sure if anything was displayed. I've watched...
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    [SOLVED] Motherboard lights up, but nothing else.

    I have recently gotten some new parts for my PC. I have put them in and now it won't turn on. Old parts: Asus RTX 2070 Super 850w black edition PSU H100i Water cooler New parts: Intel i7 - 9700K Asus Prime z370 A11 Corsair 500D 16GB DDR4 2400MHZ RAM I also have storage devices, but not going...
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    Question PC receives power, no display, fans turn off after ~1 minute

    My brother's PC recently stopped working - it wouldn't turn on at all. So I initially tried the process of elimination, and started taking out components one at a time - only to find out it would 'start' (lights come on, but wouldn't boot) when the GPU was taken out. So I tested out his GPU in...
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    Question Computer won't start but Fans Spin at Full speed

    When i tried to turn on the computer it didn't. All the lights including keyboard and mouse light turned on the fans were spinning at full speed but there was no display. All the components are fairly new except the power supply. Edit: Also there when i clicked on the mouse there was a sound...
  10. drjackool

    Should buy Intel processor include Spectre and Meltdown bug

    Hi Should buy Intel processor (example 8600K) including Spectre and Meltdown bug or wait for next generation?
  11. A

    Samsung 850 Evo 1TB showing up as 120 GB

    Hello, I just purchased an 850 EVO from Best Buy to replace in my 2012 13" Macbook Pro. Yesterday before the install, I checked it to see if it was working by connecting it via a toaster, and it read as 120GB. Odd, but I decided to roll with it as I knew there may be something wonky going on...
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    What PSU to buy???

    ive looked to many post but all of them talk about their own computer, so i could found any answer, this is my PC setup Thermaltake Core P7 Intel I7 7700k (with water cooling) 4x8 G skills trident z asus strix 1080ti (with water cooling) asus rog maximus IX formula (with water cooling) 2x EKWB...
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    Looking for VGA to Display Port Adapter

    Have desktop PC with VGA output and monitor with display port input. Is there an adapter that will effectively bridge the two??
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    How much will a GTX 1080 add to my power bill?

    Hello. I am 16, and I live with my mom. I recently built a rig with a GTX 960 and we could see the power bill go up about $30. I'm really interested in saving for the 1080, but I want to know how much it will add to the power bill. I'd feel really bad making my mom pay a lot of money. I use my...
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    Custom built PC

    I want windows as my OS, but I have never built my own PC before. I'm confused about what I should be buying for my OS. Do I have to buy it directly from the microsoft store? I want to buy it off Amazon for cheaper. Also, can I put it in a USB instead of using the disc?
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    R9 390 doesn't fit right

    Hi! I've bought a new motherboard, and when I'm about to connect the video card to the PCI-E X3 slot, it gets in the RAM's way. What should I do? The R9 390 doesn't fit right! Thanks.
  17. J

    Will this for for a OS

    If I download an existing Windows 7 onto a flashdrive from an old laptop, can I use that version of Windows to download onto a custom built PC and just buy a product key from online? Thanks
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    can you help i need the drivers for the Drivers for targa databox ndas 500 for windows 7

    hi have a old targa data box ndas 500 but i cant get the drivers for it i have lost the installation CD
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    Best high performance low noise fan

    Im in need of 5 fans for my custom watercooling loop, im currently looking at the corsair AF120 quiet series (i quite like the leds on them). Any thoughts?
  20. deadpool405

    Wanting to upgrade, is it possible or am I wasting time?

    Currently have: CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 840 Socket AM3 RAM: 4 - 1G DDR2 800 (Total 4G DDR2 800) GPU: nVidia GeForce GTS 450 1G DDR5 (Core: 822MHz, Shader: 1645MHz Mobo: Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2HP I am trying to boost my gaming abilities a little more, not trying to go 1440 res or anything...
  21. chrisfromoh

    Do I Need to Run Windows Back Up if....

    So i'm getting ready to migrate my HDD to a Samsung 850 EVO SSD using Samsung's cloning software. Before I start to install the SSD, I started running a Windows Back Up and it's only at 20% after 5 hours. Now the thing is, I already have my music, personal files, movies, pictures, etc saved on...
  22. Mads Haugaard

    Computer Components, Cooling And Looks.

    Hey im 14 years old, and im really into building computers. I really like building and messing around with them. But i really need some advice before "Taking it a step Further." What i wanna reach the point where its starts to get "Unnecessary." To upgrade my Rig even more. What my...
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    CPU usage 100%

    When i play a game called warface my cpu goes to 100%and makes everything lag My computer specs 4GB RAM intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2030 @ 3.00GHz 3.00GHZ
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    PC Crashing at the same exact spot in different games

    Hi, i have windows 8.1 64, asus z97m plus, i5 4590, and sapphire r9 290, i can play Dragon Age Inquisition and other demanding games at max without any problem, no overheat, and the power supply runs fine even when everything is working at max, i have left aida64 system stability for about an...
  25. R

    How nervous should I inserting my amd cpu into the motherboard?

    Hi, I am a bit of a noob when it comes to pc building and I will be doing my first build ever tomorrow and the number one thing I am nervous about is putting my amd cpu in the socket. I have heard horror stories of people bending the cpu pins on amd processors very easily and I am kinda worried...
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    low fps on the last of us

    so i bought this game after i heard it was cool, now i already knew this game runs on 30 fps, what i didn't know is all these fps dips where the game becomes unplayable sometimes, like when i faced my first bloater all this stuff he was throwing made the game like 20 fps which sucks alot, know i...
  27. umer24

    Will HP Compaq 8000 Elite Convertible Minitower PC work fine with this configuration on this Power Supply??

    HP Compaq 8000 Elite Convertible Mini-tower. CPU: Intel core 2 quad Q9400 2.66ghz Ram: DDR3 4GB HDD: 500GB GPU: Evga Geforce GTX 750 2GB (P/N: 02G-P4-2752-KR) Power-Supply: HP 320 watts (508154-001)...