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Apple and Mac Discussion v. Magical And Revolutionary ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Last ) This thread has images

(Copied from two threads before) I've decided to make a new thread since Garry enabled post limit once again Discuss all the new shiny stuff by your favourite fruit company in this thread, may it be the iPhone, iPad, Macs or even 30 pin connectors...

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CIPWTTKT&GC v 0x23 (v35): Crest Delivery Network ( 2 3 4 5 .. 71 72 73 74 Last ) This thread has images

Before you ask questions here LOOK AT THIS THREAD HERE! Please kindly keep your Speedtest stuff to yourself, nobody wants it shitting up the thread Welcome to CIPWTTKT&GC, this thread started out in 2009 as a thread to point and laugh at...

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Android Thread - Android 5.0 Lollipop or go home ( 2 3 4 5 .. 63 64 65 66 Last ) This thread has images

NO FUCKING PHONE WARS - DEBATE THE RELATIVE MERITS OF SAMSUNG/HTC/APPLE/MICROSOFT ETC YES BUT DON'T SHIT UP THE THREAD. THEY'RE JUST PHONES News and Reviews Android Police - A personal favourite. Tons of app reviews, updates and...

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Someone give me a quick sell price for my computer

I'm off to school at the end of summer and my desktop is too much of a hassle to drive 12 hours and set up and mess around with and all that. Anyway, here's the hardware: 2TB Seagate SSHD which is a 2TB hard drive with an automatic 8GB SSD that all the...

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The "Quick Questions That Don't Deserve A Thread"...Thread. v5 ( 2 3 4 5 .. 41 42 43 44 Last ) This thread has images

The purpose of this thread is simple. It's for those that have quick questions regarding on anything computer or perhaps electronics related, where a thread is not necessarily required. The reason of why such thread is created is to help reducing...

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Windows 10: Because Seven Eight Nine ( 2 3 4 5 .. 33 34 35 36 Last ) This thread has images

Starting this up again because it's getting close to leak time. What we know so far: Return of the start menu Metro apps run in a window for desktop users Focused on the desktop

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Post Your Desktop v10: "Now With A Semi Proper OP" Edition ( 2 3 4 5 .. 64 65 66 67 Last ) This thread has images

Places to check for new wallpapers: wallhaven.cc /wg/ on 4chan (or /w/ if you want an anime wall specifically) r/wallpapers is a thing though I haven't used it myself Google Images can be successful with a few keywords and the word "background" or...

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General Linux Chat and Small Questions v. Year of the Linux Desktop! ( 2 3 4 5 .. 16 17 18 19 Last ) This thread has images

Welcome to the GNU/Linux thread, where you can talk about Linux and other Linux related stuff. What is Linux? Linux is an operating system, a large piece of software that manages a computer. It is similar to Microsoft Windows, but it is entirely...

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Mechanical Keyboard Megathread v3 ( 2 3 4 5 .. 64 65 66 67 Last ) This thread has images

Original OP by Nsybouts, modified by Banned? Fact: Nearly all keyboards sold bundled with computers or at retail stores use rubber domes under their keys. This is the same technology used in cheap TV remotes. They're made to be as cheap as possible to...

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Installing 4 Sticks of RAM causes repeated power cycling

For the past two years that I've had my PC, I've been running on two sticks of 4GB DDR3 RAM. Yesterday I bought another two sticks of identical RAM and installed them into the two free dual-channel slots. The result was that, after being powered on for...

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PC Building Thread ( 2 3 4 5 .. 14 15 16 17 Last ) This thread has images

With the removal of some beloved subforums, this thread is here for system builds, component deals, and asking if you should buy a 970. I will try to keep the builds in this OP as updated as possible with current performance and deals, but any input or...

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Windows Phone 8 thread ( 2 3 4 5 .. 33 34 35 36 Last ) This thread has images

On June 20, Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8, set for release later this year. Shared Windows Core. Now Windows Phone has the same Windows NT kernel you'll find on your desktop. This makes porting apps from one device to another much...

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What does it take to work at your typical computer store?

Doesn't get much simpler than the title, just wondering what fields are important to know when going into a job like this?

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Headphone Buying Megathread/Guide V4 - Come here for all your audio needs! (New Threads are not needed) ( 2 3 4 5 .. 61 62 63 64 Last ) This thread has images

This is the fourth version of the headphone buying guide. It's been a while since I've changed much here. As before, if you need help or have questions shoot me a PM or use the thread. (The latter will be more efficacious probably.) (I'd go right out...

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Getting a cheap Chinese Windows tablet?

Hey, I have been thinking about getting a cheap Windows tablet from China for a 100,-. Does anyone have any experience with these things and am I actually buying something useful or is it just a gimmick that stops working after a couple months of...

1 Day Ago
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Upgrading graphics card This thread has images

So I want to upgrade and have a budget of roughly 400 (relatively flexible), what should I do? To be honest I really regret going with an AMD setup but I can't afford a whole new PC now. I'm always really hesitant to upgrade, my setup works but...

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by Levelog Go to last post
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Weird crash. Maybe youtube/HTML5 related?

I was watching (listening) a youtube video in the background while sorting some files, when the weirdest crash happened. The mouse started lagging, the sound from the video started to slow down, echo and sound metallic (like some bad movie robot). At...

1 Day Ago
by dj_night Go to last post
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"Unable to connect" on changing router password

Basically the powers that be decided to update to a new router and password on the network I normally use, I've got the new password but so far every time I've tried to connect my main computer gives me an error stating that Windows was unable to connect...

1 Day Ago
by asteroidrules Go to last post
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Need help

Specs: Intel i5 4690 CPU Antec 600W PSU Gigabyte R9 290 GPU HyperX 8GB (2X4) RAM WD Blue 1TB Hard Drive Gigabyte H97M-D3H Motherboard I built my first computer today and it was all going smoothly for the 3 hours or so that I was downloading...

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by morky Go to last post
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HD to SSD Clone without re-installing windows

Hi guys, Sorry if this is in the wrong place: I am looking for software which allows me to clone my current OS and files from my HD to a new SSD I recently received. I have tried a few programs and nothing seems to work so I am hoping someone here...

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by Omaha9999 Go to last post
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Pc doesn't boots properly, or takes 10 to 30 mins to 1 hour of resets to do so

Hey guys, I have this huge problem with my wooden pc.. I went away for a course for a whole week and the Pc was fine. When I came back, the pc just wont start properly. It goes through the windows 8 loading screen thing, and then just sits there, on a...

2 Days Ago
by kweh Go to last post
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Post your Speccy V2 ( 2 3 4 5 .. 16 17 18 19 Last ) This thread has images

Other thread is old and closed. You know what to do.

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by arleitiss Go to last post
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Microstutter with GTX960 in games This thread has images

Alright, so, recently I upgraded from a 560ti to a 960. The first thing I noticed is that every game has this horrid microstutter going on while the actual framerate is at high 60s, like every second there's this jitter or little jump forward happening....

3 Days Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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Everything loaded on my local drive

I just saw that everything is downloaded and downloading onto my Local Disk (C:) 13gb free of 232. My program files, everything. I have no more room. What is listed as New Volume, which I am assuming is my hard drive, is totally empty with 1.81 terabytes....

3 Days Ago
by Rika-chan Go to last post
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Building a decent budget gaming PC - Even though there are hundreds of topics around the web like this edition.

Hello there Facepunch! I feel like scrub asking this but ahh what the heck... 1st let me start off by listing what I currently have. (This is all I know, and I'm sorry... I'm new to the whole building PC thing. Also just a note, Iv'e owned this PC...

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by DanTehMan Go to last post
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Mouse "Look" won't work. Buttons only, can't look around.

I'm on a mac and for some reason the mouse won't communicate with Gmod. Not even the touch pad. I don't know what updates have been done to gmod/macos that could be doing this. It worked before just fine and now it's all gumped up. I'm trying to hunt...

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Office Laptop for 350 or Under?

Hi, can anyone recommend a decent office laptop (not notebook) for under 350? Doesn't matter if it comes without an OS. I did take a look at this http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/notebooks/genesisV/ removed the OS, added a 120GB SSD, 8GB RAM and the...

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by ~Kiwi~v2 Go to last post
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Cryptographic Services Issue

Heyo, So I just downloaded Gmod after buying and building a new PC. Upon Gmod finishing downloading the first thing the needed was for me to install DirectX. I download it and start to install, but then it gives me this error message I followed...

3 Days Ago
by Fort83 Go to last post
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Graphic Bug and Computer Crash This thread has images

Ever since I got my computer it's been fine until yesterday. Yesterday was when I noticed strange things with my computer such as graphical issues, blue screens, and no error crashes. When I reboot my computer, it gives me the option to "check for a...

3 Days Ago
by xMerkzAd Go to last post
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Is it better to upgrade my OS/RAM, or buy a new rig?

So my PC is shitty and slow and I'm getting sick of not being able to play any current games because Windows 7 32 bit (I know, I made a poor choice when building this PC.) is barely supported anymore. My specs are as follows (Copied from speccy because...

3 Days Ago
by cecilbdemodded Go to last post
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Windows 7 missing buttons on some programs This thread has images

Hello, as of yesterday i noticed that some programs are missing buttons such as the close button or minimize. I installed 3DS max 2014 yesterday and i noticed that a lot of weird things. the top left side was missing a few buttons, and if i...

3 Days Ago
by Commandhat17 Go to last post
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Microsoft AMcap?

This might be a bit ridiculous but it seems really strange. I went out of town for a few days for work and I come home to see shortcut for AMcap on my desktop. It has Microsoft on it and a video camera, and when I open the shortcut it just tells me I have...

4 Days Ago
by Murkrow Go to last post
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Internet speed survey. ( 2 3 4 5 .. 41 42 43 44 Last ) This thread has images

This is the real deal! You reckon you have the fastest internet speed in town? Prove it here by posting your download and upload speeds as measured by Speedtest.net. Rules __________________________ This is no longer a competition....

4 Days Ago
by tisseman890 Go to last post
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My computer opened to this. Help? This thread has images

I turned on my computer and Chrome instantly opened to this page: why would you directly post a link that you think is responsible for giving you a virus, you dope?] (open at your own risk. Avast didnt smell any fishy script running on it). Do I have...

4 Days Ago
by Cpt.Hubba Go to last post
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My 'Auxiliary' Temperature is exceedingly high! This thread has images

My computer has been fine ever since I first bought it second-hand. Could play almost any game and I loved it up until this point. This is where things start to go wrong. As of yesterday, the computer keeps shutting off either suddenly without any error...

4 Days Ago
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Is it possible for a dying PSU to cause a breaker in my house to trip?

So i've been having this issue suddenly - My computer and monitors can be the only thing on in the house and it will trip the breaker for the room it is in. I don't know why it does this, it does it randomly and seemingly without any real pattern. However...

4 Days Ago
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PC shuts down while gaming. Not all games cause a crash. Tried stress testing and nothing causes shut down.

I posted this to Reddit but, seeing as people don't like to read over there, a friend recommended here. I've reached my wits end. I don't know what's wrong with my PC and I don't know what to do. Now to try and explain this the best I can! I'm running...

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Computer Becomes Finicky With Both Ram Slots in Use - Emachines E525

Hello all. I have a customer that has come to me with an Emachines E525 that has asked me to modify it and install Windows 8.1 on it for them. The specifications are as follows: Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 2.4Ghz 8Gb (2x4gb) Mushkin Enhanced...

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HDMI or DP question. This thread has images

Hey, I am getting my LG 34UM65 delivered tomorrow, I have GTX 970 with: 1xHDMI, 1xDP, 2xDVI ports. I will have three monitors, but I am not sure whats best way to connect them. ViewSonic 22" - DVI (Currently connected like: Monitor -> DVI-HDMI adapter...

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by arleitiss Go to last post
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HDMI output sound + 5.1 Sub at same time?

Hey, I have following setup: 5.1 Speakers (Sub + 5 speakers connected to it but not right now, right now it's just sub) Monitor with speakers via HDMI. Headphones plugged into 5.1 controller (small volume thingy on desk that's connected to sub) Is...

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What monitor to get? ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Hey, so over past 6 month's I've been weighting options some VR set or monitor. I decided to go with Monitor. Currently I have two monitors: ViewSonic VA2248 - 1920x1080 and some old BENQ monitor - 1366x768. Some points: 1) Budget is ~650...

5 Days Ago
by arleitiss Go to last post
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The newer nVidia drivers make my GPU overheat.

The latest driver (350.12 at the time of this thread) and a couple drivers before that just make my GPU overheat for almost no reason. I could just be sitting at the desktop doing nothing and the temperature will climb from like 27C to 63C within half a...

5 Days Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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BSOD In Certain Situations This thread has images

For some reason just recently I've been getting a BSOD whenever my PC is idle sometimes. It doesn't happen every time its idle, just occasionally. At the same time, sometimes my anti-virus running a full scan can bsod my pc, but only sometimes. If I'm in...

5 Days Ago
by Marzipas Go to last post
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Pc will only shut down

I have this weird issue with my pc where if a program or I tell it to restart, the power just stays on, the display turns off and it just sits there switched on forever. It has no problems shutting down and turning on however... 18th April 2015 ...

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by Rixxz2 Go to last post
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Been out of the hardware game for years but about to return, I have some questions. This thread has images

Title. In need of an upgrade, I have some parts picked but also have questions. Current specs: My PSU is an 850W semi-modular model from XFX, so I have plenty of grunt there. First off, I want to take the 3TB drive and use it as storage...

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by Satane Go to last post
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ShadowPlay doesn't record a shit, - Red line through status icon.

Hey, I am getting really pissed off by shadow play, it let me down so many times and I've lost so much good game footage by now. I have it set to shadow for 20 minutes but I barely use that (sometimes when something epic happens then I do) And manual...

6 Days Ago
by arleitiss Go to last post
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Chances of phone working after dropped into water

So, literally about 20 minutes ago i dropped my phone into a bath whilst it was on charge. As soon as it dropped, i pulled it out straight away, the screen was on, but covered in water, so i quickly wiped it with a towel, ripped the battery cover off,...

1 Week Ago
by medal-12 Go to last post
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GPU Fan Only Goes up to 60% Speed...

So I bought a Zotac GTX970 about a month or so ago. I'm upgrading from a GTX660 so I expected quite a bit of performance increase, and I was pleased at first, but noticed that while playing very intensive games like GTA V, I have to go at only about...

1 Week Ago
by DrTaxi Go to last post
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Retrocomputing Megathread Ver KOManiacJim longs for the old computers. ( 2 3 4 5 Last ) This thread has images

Because of the Auto Lock kicking in on the old thread, you can find it here for reference. Oh boy, let's talk about Retro Computing. If you don't really know what Retrocomputing is I'll give you a quick little rundown: Retrocomputing is the act...

1 Week Ago
by Dr. Evilcop Go to last post
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Router issue This thread has images

Hello, Everytime I try to host a game during CSS or GMOD (Or any game) locally, no one is able to join. When a friend comes over, and he or I host a server for any game, none of us are able to join each other. In some games the server doesn't even show...

1 Week Ago
by Commandhat17 Go to last post
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Auto popup ads in android flashlight application. This thread has images

So not long ago I went downstairs in the pitch black to go get a drink and I had the flashlight turn off and an application in the play store show up but I had not touched anything. Thinking that I might have accidentally bumped it I ignored it and turned...

1 Week Ago
by lavacano Go to last post
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Keyboard keys sticking

I have had this problem since i bought this computer, mainly CTRL and SHIFT is the keys it happens to the most but also WASD. They stick and i have to press them one more time to unstick them, it's not that they stick on the actual keyboard because of...

1 Week Ago
by Van-man Go to last post
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Need help changing my new RAM chip's speed This thread has images

As the title says I recently brought some new RAM (4gb DDR3 stick) And my PC blue screens every time I install it and take out my old RAM, when I install it with my old RAM (3gb DDR3 2 sticks) still in the machine it freezes at the computer...

1 Week Ago
by Murkrow Go to last post
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explorer.exe not starting This thread has images

http://i.imgur.com/Y1XwBEU.png So this is annoying. After packing up my computer and moving it to another room, explorer.exe won't start up and I have to use task manager + cmd to get anything running. Running exlorer.exe manually doesn't work, but...

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by Triot Go to last post
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Need serious help: My PC has suddenly stopped recognizing my USB keyboard entirely and nothing fixes it

As the title would suggest, my PC has suddenly stopped recognizing my keyboard entirely. Earlier today I was playing a game and the keyboard just disconnected, and a pop up window from windows told me that the USB device was not recognized, even though...

1 Week Ago
by ~Kiwi~v2 Go to last post
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Help on over-clocking decision.

Hello! So I'm upgrading my CPU in 2 weeks from a i3-2120 because it's old and crap now. I'm having trouble on deciding whether I should get the i5-3570k or the i5-3570, the 3570k can obviously overclock where as the latter can't but im not sure if it is...

1 Week Ago
by zombini Go to last post
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Facepunch Hardware Trading Thread v2: Come buy all QuikKill's stuff ( 2 3 4 5 .. 19 20 21 22 Last ) This thread has images

Welcome to the Official Facepunch Hardware Trading Thread v2! A couple ground rules: 1. Trades are in no way monitored by anyone. It is between you and the other person. 2. Don't post your address here! We don't need a spammer sending you ...

1 Week Ago
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
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PC won't post with new 280x

So yeah. Everything's plugged in properly but it won't post with it in. If I pull it out it'll boot fine with the integrated drivers. Mobo is a Z68MA-G45 (B3) running e7676IMS V17.4 PSU is rated at 750w. Another post suggested the BIOS probably...

1 Week Ago
by DemonDog Go to last post
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PC Suddenly Slows Down

Alright so this is my second PC build. I have a 4790k i7 processor and 16 GB of RAM with a GTX 780 Issue is that just yesterday I turned on my PC and for some reason nothing loaded as fast as before (I used to have a 10 second boot and it'd take at...

1 Week Ago
by Rand0mNumber Go to last post
3 209
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Fragmentation issue, need help This thread has images

Heyyy, so I got this rather weird fragmentation issue with my HDD since a few days back, and I haven't been able to solve it. To put it short, my HDD is fragmented, and the percentage is pretty high. I noticed this after I installed GTAV on April 14th...

1 Week Ago
by Wormy Go to last post
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Graphics Card Help! This thread has images

So I need to update a GFX card but I have no idea what I'm looking at, it's all a jumble of numbers and letters.. My budget is about 100-120 At the moment Device manager tells me I have a Redeon HD 6700 Series? It does the job but it can't handle...

1 Week Ago
by taipan Go to last post
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Upgrade to G-Sync monitor?

Ever since I heard of G-sync, it just sounded like an idea so good I'll be amazed if it doesn't become standardized. I haven't had much to complain about with my current monitor, but now that I have better PC specs, I've got the urge to experience things...

1 Week Ago
by J-Dude Go to last post
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Nvidia Gtx 760 issues

Hey facepunch. As the title suggests, i've been having plenty of trouble with this damn Gpu i purchased. I can't play a game for more than ten minutes without my screen going black, and usually my computer crashing. Things i've tried so far: ...

1 Week Ago
by taipan Go to last post
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Stupid
 

How to become better at reading hardware?

Hello, Long story short, always been good in software, but not hardware. How do I know that this certain CPU or this certain RAM or this certain HDD is better than the other one? Long before I usually thought you just measure by looking at clock...

1 Week Ago
by taipan Go to last post
5 205
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Where can I find Samsung S3 baseband firmware?

I've tried the xda forums but links have all led to broken downloads. I made a mistake being new to roms and lost the baseband modem firmware. I'm trying to get the stock firmware but there is no US international, so I'm winging it right now. Any help...

1 Week Ago
by ClaBrendon Go to last post
2 172
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Mouse Megathread v2 ( 2 3 4 5 .. 17 18 19 20 Last ) This thread has images

Original OP by G-Guy. Modified by Banned? Recreated with G-Guy's permission. The mouse. The most important peripheral a computer can have. It's kind of hard to use a computer without it. It's even harder to play a game without one and can be very...

1 Week Ago
by frdrckk Go to last post
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My bandwith is being hogged by something or someone

I have a 100 down/20 up connection, and I was downloading a game on Steam and noticed it wouldn't go past the 1mb/s speed, so I did a speedtest and it revealed that my download speed is only 6mb/s but still 20 up. I checked the resource monitor, and I...

1 Week Ago
by Ferosso Go to last post
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Windows gives me a "Cryptographic Services stopped working and was closed" error, struggling to fix it

Now, I hate to start a thread asking for help but this is seriously my last resort. About a week ago when turning off my computer, windows(windows 7 ultimate) started an update, next time I booted it up I kept losing focus of whatever window was open....

1 Week Ago
by Fosax Go to last post
2 152
Computers
 

Looking into a new monitor ($300 USD budget)

So I'm looking into a new main monitor and decided to potentially dip my foot into the 144hz group of products. I'm looking for a few suggestions regarding 144hz monitors. Firstly, I'm currently using an R9 280x. Would this card be capable of making...

2 Weeks Ago
by ClaBrendon Go to last post
1 198
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Connection problem with multiple browsers.

For a few months now I've been having connection problems when browsing the internet. When I try to connect to a site or go to another page I'll get some sort of connection error but if I refresh the page everything will work fine. The weird thing about...

2 Weeks Ago
by Lucinice Go to last post
0 123
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PC infrequently locks up at boot up / returning from sleep

Every once in a while (maybe 1 in 25 times) when I boot up my PC, a few seconds after reaching my desktop my whole computer just locks up, where maybe every 20 seconds or so the screen will refresh once, but is generally unusable and doesn't seem to go...

2 Weeks Ago
by Darkimmortal Go to last post
3 181
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Can't open Steam, browser constantly going into background

I'm sure these problems are related I can't open Steam first off. I mean it opens up fully, friends menu, library and all, but I can't click on it. Bringing it up from the task bar causes it to appear for a second and then go back to the background....

2 Weeks Ago
by ThePinkPanzer Go to last post
0 155
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Firefox and Steam incompatible?

After recent updates, I've ran into a strange issue. If Firefox is open, Steam will hang constantly until I force kill it. If Steam is open, attempting to open Firefox will result in a "Couldn't load XPCOM" crash. I've tried googling it, but came up...

2 Weeks Ago
by nagachief Go to last post
10 426
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Packing rar files.

Hey people. I got a small problem. Some years ago, i packed some different files into rar's. To save space. Now that I'm trying to unpack them, some of the files in the packages get's errors, because apparently they are damaged/ corrupt. Is there any...

2 Weeks Ago
by coyote93 Go to last post
2 264
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Suggestions for new VOIP equipped wireless ADSL router.

My family was given a router by our provider about 5 years ago when we switched over to VOIP. It's on its last legs; it regularly drops the internet connection (but not the wireless connection), VOIP constantly drops out, the setting page usually has...

2 Weeks Ago
by download Go to last post
5 165
Computers
 

Idle Temp Question

My GTX 770 is idling at about 41-43c with 0% load and auto fan speed, along with 27% power consumption. All of this is with webpages/Youtube open. In intensive gaming I've never seen it go above 60c. Is this all normal?

2 Weeks Ago
by ~Kiwi~v2 Go to last post
5 192
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I bricked my Mirabox

A while ago I decided to try to build my own router. Since I don't have enough knowledge to design and build it from scratch I had to look for existing alternatives. It took a while but eventually I found Mirabox by Globalscale. I chose it because it...

2 Weeks Ago
by Radobot Go to last post
2 364
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Regular Latency Spikes on Wifi

So this started a while ago back when I lived in an apartment complex, I simply chalked it up to I was getting interference from one of my neighbors wifi so I just used an ethernet cord. I moved to a new place out in the boonies with some roommates and...

2 Weeks Ago
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