Forum discussion tagged with work.
  1. BobMcSmith

    Question Mic works in discord but not in any game

    Hi! My microphone used to work, but for some reason, it stopped working in all of my games. My microphone works in discord and i can talk to people and use it, but in all of my games, it does not work in comms. Yes, the correct device is set, yes, it is my default, and yes, I have tried...
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    Question Monitor only works if i replug it with the power outlet off

    Monitor won't get past ASUS logo. It works until that, then black screen with the mouse still working. Formatted, ran CHKDSK /f /r, changed all cables, bought a new monitor. Still happens. It only works if I shut everything down and replug the Display Port cable. THEN turn the PC/monitor ON...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for a productivity budget build for a friend

    Hello. I have been tasked with building an upgraded computer for my friend as a fun project since my friend knows my interest in computers - I am seeking some advice on what you guys think some starting components would be, as he is just looking to perform basic tasks like surfing the web...
  4. gordonmousedeer

    Question Can a case fan be used to test if a power supply unit works?

    I bought a Corsair CX Series CX550M power supply unit (PSU) recently and I am afraid that it will not work (I read many Amazon customer product reviews about the Corsair CX Series of PSUs failing). I wonder if I can connect a 120 mm fan (most likely has lights) to the (4-pin) Molex connector of...
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    Buying a New Gaming Laptop

    Hi, would like to ask the opinion of the folk from this forum as to witch of the fallowing laptops to maybe pick from. It'l be used for everyday school work and some gaming in the eve, i would like it to perform good and have good picture quality. Temps may be a factor 2 :P Games i like would...
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    Question Building a 3D Modelling/Gaming PC - need advice!

    Hello, I have been thinking about getting a new PC since my current PC is almost 10 years old and very obsolete. Currently I'm still saving up money for it, but my estimated budget is 1300$ max. I need PC and new monitor. I want to be able to work in 3D Graphics software like Blender, Zbrush...
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    Best bang for buck laptop for work

    Hey all! A friend of mine asked me to help find a laptop for her. I have been out of the loop for a couple years now and the stuff I know are outdated, if you can please look at the specs she would like to have a recommend a laptop it would be a huge help. Thank you in advance for taking the...
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    Dell Precision T1500 Motherboard Supported Processor.

    Hello everyone, last year I bought a Dell Precision t1500 cpu, a real bargain for the price I paid. It came with no HD, so put in there another one (win7) and was tested with a hard disk inside, and had no problems at all. Initially it was shipped with an i3 processor. But now the question I...
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    corsair vs450 vs leory700 wats

    corsairvs450: vs Leory700wats...
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    Is this a good build? This is for flight-sim but any opinion is great anyway. :)
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    First built pc, boots but no signal to monitor

    Hi, as the title suggests. I could use some help. My build: fractal design focus g asus prime b350-plus amd ryzen 3 1300x NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050Ti 4 GB Ballistix Sport LT 8GB Kit(2x4) evga 600w white Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" HDD AOC G2460VQ6 I will not use a SSD and I will use an external...
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    Audio software doesn't work anymore on Win10

    I have a problem with Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3 software which was bundled with my Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 motherboard. This app Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3 doesn't work anymore for some odd reason. It started to happen by itself after a Windows 10 update (Windows 10 Pro 64 bit, latest stable...
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    Are the new intel cpus worth for gaming?

    Ive looked at many videos of the new cpus and are they really worth for gaming? cause it seems that the 7700k can keep up quite well and ive seen a lot of people with 6600k saying theyre fine with their cpu right now, is the 6600k really good? Thanks
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    5.1 Surround Sound

    I am looking one of these 5.1 surround sound systems: 1. Logitech Z506 ($118) 2. a) F&D F6000u ($132) b) F&D F5060x ($134) 3. a) Microlab FC 730 (~$160) b) Microlab FC 861 (~$160) c) Microlab FC 360 (~$160) I have converted the price from my currency to USD $ I will use them for...
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    Graphics Card Overheating (AMD Radeon 6800)

    Without have anything more than MSI Afterburner and google chrome open my graphics card is sitting at 80C at 87% fan speed. When playing games at low settings it will quickly jump to 90C+ which leads me to either shut off the game and/or my computers shuts down. I've reinstalled the drivers...
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    Black screen on Lenovo Thinkpad T450s

    A customer recently brought in the Lenovo Thinkpad T450s because the screen was failing. When I hook up the new screen, there is no display at all. And so I connected an external monitor through the VGA Port ( To boot the system into safemode to try to reinstall the display driver ), however the...
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    Custom Waterloop help

    This is what I have thought of doing: It is a pump/res combo and my rads are not crossflow.
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    1060 6gb or 1070 8gb for my intended purposes?

    Hi, I already have a full build which includes a 960 2gb and an i5-4590. The 2 gb of vram is not enough to handle many games at ultra so I'm thinking of upgrading to either to 1060 or 1070. I'd like to save some money and just get the 1060 but I'm thinking of streaming some games, mainly csgo...
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    Minecraft shaders 20-40 fps with Gtx 1060, 6600k

    As the title says, I have low fps with these PC specs. I tried going into Nivida control panel and turning off vertical sync, I turned down the render distance to 10 chunks, and turning off vsync in Minecraft, and turning the graphics to Fast.