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Possibly faulty PSU? Sometimes whining under load/banding flickering on screen.

Hey guys, Just wondering if I could get some advice. Build went fine with no problems at all, and I managed to get windows installed along with all my drivers etc. I booted up some nvidia tech demos to check out my new GTX 770, and there was a fairly...

4 Weeks Ago
by Chryseus Go to last post
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Is My Graphics Card Dying?

I'm running a Gainward GTX 560TI. Just today I'm re-experiencing some issues with artifacts and crashing. It happened before, but now it's back with a vengeance. Last I fixed it with a driver update. But this time I get driver crashes and artifacts from...

4 Weeks Ago
by Hollosoulja Go to last post
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solved Escape and console key stop working in garry's mod randomly

When i start playing gmod, i can use escape and the toggleconsole key fine. but at some point it will randomly stop working, i can still open chat or other vgui interfaces, and also close them with the escape key. but when i'm just playing and press it,...

4 Weeks Ago
by mooshbeef Go to last post
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R9 280X Graphical Artifacts

Back in Christmas, I bought myself a new PC and the graphics card I used was the R9 280X DirectCU II TOP. Although games run well without performance issues, I've noticed that the majority of my games have graphical artifacting at random points, usually...

4 Weeks Ago
by Gen. Crumpets Go to last post
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solved How to boot into startup options on windows 8?

As usual, updating video card drivers seems to be suIcide. Next time I'll just use whatever drivers the OS comes with. Windows 8 won't boot and just has the new logo and theoading spinner. Every online tutorial rial says the only way to recover your...

4 Weeks Ago
by Cronos Dage Go to last post
2 92
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power supply This thread has images

Recently I had lightning strike my house and now my computer will not turn on I'm sure that the power supply is what got knocked out but how do I tell if anything else got knocked out without buying a new power supply cause we might make an insurance...

4 Weeks Ago
by sunplate Go to last post
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Game minimizes

I haven't made any recent changes to my game the only recent changes I made to my computer was clearing it out and installing an AV. I don't think that has anything to do with the problem I'm having. Every time I open up any Steam game my mouse...

4 Weeks Ago
by NiandraLades Go to last post
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pc games
 

Xbox One Controller PC Driver Issue

I recently bought an Xbox One controller for the Xbox One that I don't have. But in all seriousness, although I don't play consoles I heard that the Xbone controller is amazing for the PC, due to the drivers recently being officially released. I am happy...

4 Weeks Ago
by usa Go to last post
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PC Bboot Failure

Woke up this morning, pressed power button, ran for 10 seconds, turned off by itself and restarted. Will presumably do this endlessly. Had to turn off PSU to stop it. Took every PSU cord off mobo, took both video cards off, tried CMOS "button" and...

4 Weeks Ago
by ikarruu Go to last post
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PC won't start after power surge, LED on motherboard blinks, PSU is fine

It's my brother's PC, after the power surge it wouldn't turn on and I hastily (and regrettably) replaced his PSU without checking anything else. Well as it turns out the power supply is fine, but his PC still won't power on or show any signs of power,...

4 Weeks Ago
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
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Intel Atom Lags with Youtube This thread has images

I am fixing up a netbook for one of my friends, and I have never owned a netbook, but have been curious about them, so I've been dicking around with it seeing what it can do. It has the following specs: Dell Inspiron Mini 1018 Intel Atom N455 1.66Ghz...

4 Weeks Ago
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
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solved Trouble with my mail server - ERROR: Could not complete request. Query: SELECT "INBOX" Reason Given: [NOPERM] Permission denied This thread has images

When I log into SquirrelMail on my mail server, I get this. I am using postfix and dovecot on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Any more information you guys need I will provide... help?

4 Weeks Ago
by LegoGuy Go to last post
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Computers
 

Front headphone jack not working anymore?

So i've been using my front panel and back ports for ages now. I have them both plugged in. My headset in my front panel (USB, headphone & mic jacks) and then my speakers in the back porn (rear green headphone jack) Randomly one night i turned my...

4 Weeks Ago
by greeley Go to last post
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GTX 660 Ti Blue screening on GPU Intensive games.

Hello, recently my Gainward GTX 660 Ti Phantom gpu has started to blue screen whenever i play a more gpu intensive game such as watch dogs or BF3. I dont know why it is doing this, have any of you had this issue before? Specs: Intel Core I5 3470...

4 Weeks Ago
by Hollosoulja Go to last post
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Game minimizes

I haven't made any recent changes to my game the only recent changes I made to my computer was clearing it out and installing an AV. I don't think that has anything to do with the problem I'm having. Every time I open up any Steam game my mouse...

4 Weeks Ago
by CudiBaseWars Go to last post
0 116
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Embedded Youtube videos autoplay on any webpage

Starting yesterday, whenever I'd load up a webpage that includes an embedded Youtube video, the video starts playing right away. This is very irritating on websites like forums and Tumblr, since the video is probably much further down on the page and not...

4 Weeks Ago
by BigJoeyLemons Go to last post
2 125
Computers
 

solved Mystery of the no signal R9 290s

So, I've got my new PC for about a month and I've been having trouble with the GPUs I got. This is the model I've been trying to use: http://tietokonekauppa.fi/product/163024/graphic+card/XFX/RADEON+R9+290+BLACK+980M+PCI-E/ The problem: Both GPUs...

4 Weeks Ago
by IronBar Go to last post
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Install Black Mesa on a different drive?

I'm basically trying to run BMS on my E drive, because i'm low on space on my C drive. It would only detect it if i have it in the "sourcemods" on my C drive. How do i get it to run on my E?

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4 Weeks Ago
by code_gs Go to last post
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Cannot boot - Hardware Changes

You may have seen my recent thread about power supplies. That went fine, that isn't the problem. My dad gave me an old Radeon card to swap with my even more outdated Nvidea card. To fit in the Radeon I had to remove my optical drive and juggle round...

4 Weeks Ago
by Wickerman123 Go to last post
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Virgin Fiber Broadband Installation

I'm aware of a self installation option when it comes to a Virgin Broadband setup and I'd much rather to that than pay the £50 installation fee. However I'm unsure if it's advisable to do so as the property I'm moving into previously used a BT Infinity...

4 Weeks Ago
by Wickerman123 Go to last post
5 154
Computers
 

Dell Optiplex 780 PSU making clicking noises This thread has images

I found one of these really small dells for like 10 bucks, decent specs and runs very quiet, perfect HTPC. But, the power supply makes clicking noises, sounds a bit like arching, but very short periods. I have opened it up and cleaned it, i see no...

4 Weeks Ago
by Chryseus Go to last post
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Why am I getting not so great performance? This thread has images

Hey. I feel sort of stupid posting this thread here, but I have an odd feeling that I just don't have something configured right, or that I'm not getting the most out of what I've got. Whenever I play graphic-intensive games such as the ArmA series or...

4 Weeks Ago
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
22 516
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solved PC power cuts of on certain GPU temp This thread has images

Hi, For the last few days I am not able to play any games. I thought it had to do with the weather (26°C), but while I was playing BF3 my PC randomly shut down. I started it back up and thought it was a power failure. As I joined the BF3 game again,...

4 Weeks Ago
by Cyberuben Go to last post
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Router shuts off after some time

This is the worst problem I've ever had. My router seems to be working fine, but when after some time, internet speed is going down and then there's no internet connection at all. After I reboot it, it works fine for about 30 minutes, then the same...

4 Weeks Ago
by Killervalon Go to last post
3 174
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Blue screen with R9 270 Sapphire Duel-X

I just recently upgraded my videocard to a R9 270 because it was cheaper and all the stuff about it pointed that I could overclock it comfortably to max without issues. Well, I've been having issues, and its strange to say the least. I've been getting...

4 Weeks Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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My games are messing UP? This thread has images

what is this and how do i solve it My PC worked fine not 1-2 weeks ago, and I've played Guild Wars 2 a lot. Now about 3 days ago this started happening. It blacks out my screen, pops it back up, freezes itself and shows these artifacts or whatever...

4 Weeks Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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solved Rear and Center Speakers not giving out sound.

I have been searching and trying to fix my speakers for the past 3 hours and have had no luck. I had unhooked my G51 Logitech speakers to move my computer, using a stereo portiable speaker whilst it was moved for about a week. I moved my computer back...

4 Weeks Ago
by Dukov Traboski Go to last post
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pc games
 

solved Using Bluetooth for a PS4 controller

So I bought a PS4 controller recently and got a USB cable and this Bluetooth Dongle. I have the official 360 controller drivers installed and I'm using DS4tool, and through USB it works perfectly. Trying to use Bluetooth, however, turned out to be a...

4 Weeks Ago
by Hollosoulja Go to last post
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Read dump file from another computer?

Hey, have packard bell m3700 which throws BSOD 2 seconds after displaying Loading Windows Logo (Win 7). Decided to take out HDD and connect to my desktop to read dump file. Just wondering is it even possible to read dump file on another computer? The...

4 Weeks Ago
by SuperDuperScoot Go to last post
1 110
Computers
 

Could not connect to VAC (Rage warning.)

I'M PISSED!! So i join a GMod server, and after like two FUCKING minutes it disconnects saying it could not connect to VAC servers. I'VE HAD TO DEAL WITH THIS BULLSHIT FOR TWO YEARS! Yes I've restarted Steam Yes I've reinstalled Steam Yes I've...

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17th August 2014
by AGS Go to last post
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How I can fix this? I get kinda like loops on videos and music

I got this bug that has been annoying me for a while and won't let me hear music in peace without worrying about it. I get it usually after some hours of using the PC, but sometimes I get it minutes after turning on the PC, so I never know when I'm gonna...

17th August 2014
by Hollosoulja Go to last post
2 155
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solved Unable to boot, reset and reinstall my PC

Hello, until this morning I had a very functional computer. That is, until it updated yesterday. When I turned it on this morning, it was unable to boot up Windows 8.1 which resulted in a startup repair. After that failed I tried a couple more times...

17th August 2014
by ms333 Go to last post
1 87
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Friend can't join various listen servers, despite everything being correct

hello, recently my friend asked me to start a synergy server so we could play, so i said yes. i've hosted a minecraft server several times over the past few years so i feel like i know what i'm doing. however, no matter how many times i checked...

17th August 2014
by ZeFruitNazi Go to last post
0 128
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BSOD (Page fault in nonpaged area)

So basically this morning I got this BSOD out of nowhere. It happens right as the login screen is supposed to appear on boot, preventing me from logging in. Even in safemode. I tried a lot of hardware stuff but in the end I gave up and tried loading a...

17th August 2014
by korkow Go to last post
3 152
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Graphics Adapter Hung - Message when opening Videos

I had to re-render a video on Vegas 12.0 a few times before completing rendering, I had the bps at 25 and I was rendering in WMV. After that, the video render said it had 0 seconds left and was stuck at 82%. Closed Vegas and tried to open the video...

17th August 2014
by King7 Go to last post
0 116
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Weird and Annoying Mouse Issue

Okay, so my mouse -pointer- will randomly freeze on screen, but I'm still able to move the mouse around, click on things, etc. I just have to right click everywhere to bring up the menu so I know where the hell my mouse is at. This is really getting to be...

17th August 2014
by Hollosoulja Go to last post
2 119
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Headphones all of a sudden shit quality (tinny) and quiet in some apps

Just playing CSS when all of a sudden my headphones went quieter than they should have been and the sound quality got substantially shittier than it was. Everything sounded tinny and a bit echo-ey, as if the wire was not in properly or a connection was...

16th August 2014
by Hollosoulja Go to last post
4 744
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Sound lag when doing stuff. This thread has images

What happens is after some time of work (5-6 hours) almost every page load in browser creates sound lag. I thought it was chrome problem, so i tried using Firefox, but it was useless. Loading pages through steam client is the worst lag....

16th August 2014
by Hollosoulja Go to last post
9 190
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Friend can't join Minecraft server(please read before posting)

My friend cannot join my Minecraft server, Garry's Mod server, or TF2 server. All server's are port forwarded correctly and my other friends can join just fine outside of my network. Told him to do some things like turn off his firewall but it still...

16th August 2014
by Killervalon Go to last post
5 286
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solved Also have that peculiar type of Google Chrome virus!

I have a similar situation to BigJoeyLemons—FB suddenly started giving me popups (two or three opened over the course of a few mins, but I immediately closed them and then Adblock took care of it) and then I noticed the text box colors changing. The...

15th August 2014
by psiconauta Go to last post
4 367