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    What is the absolute best gpu to pair with my CPU (i5 3570) before i get major bottlenecks?

    Ok so the main thing I'm seeing here are 1660S or Ti. For those of you worried about my RAM setup its 2X4gb+2X1gb, all the ram is the same brand (Hynix). On another note, this is just the normal non-k version of the i5 3570, i just used the partially unlocked multiplier and set it to the max...
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    What is the absolute best gpu to pair with my CPU (i5 3570) before i get major bottlenecks?

    The rest of my specs are listed under the my specs tab
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    Dell Laptop doesnt POST

    So i have a dell laptop that most of the time doesnt post. I think its the ssd but i have no problems with the ssd in my other system. When i press the power button, the power led comes on, but no hdd access indicator, and after a few seconds, the laptop shuts off. This happens for a few times...
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    Win 10 format & reinstall

    well you dont have to pay for a key, youll just get the watermark in the corner
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    What does your rig mean to you?

    which one?
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    What PC specs were you rockin back in 2009?

    i was rocking some air back in 2009 given i was in elementary school at the time (unless you count the NES we had)
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    What is the best way to save battery on an old laptop

    well i am getting another laptop from a very kind user on the forums (not going to say who they asked to remain anonymous and i will respect that) and i will definitely be keeping all of this in mind thank you guys for all the tips/info you have given me
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    Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H reliability/quality

    i personally have not had those boot/usb problems you guys are talking about, and i have had this cpu/mobo combo for over a year now, but maybe i just won the silicon lottery or something, i have no clue
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    Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H reliability/quality

    So i was just wondering if anyone knows how reliable or how high/low quality this motherboard is, and hopefully its value as if its good enough i might move one to ryzen possibly (doubtful) i just want to know if i have a good motherboard. thanks
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    FREE VR Benchmark! Post Your Results

    my gpu wouldnt even be able to handle vr lol
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    Free Games Thread

    just thought i might mention that if you are looking for a good free shooter game, assualt cube is a pretty fun game based on the lightweight cube engine (intel GMA graphics ran this at 60fps flawlessly), and is on linux, windows, and mac.
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    What is the best way to save battery on an old laptop

    i honestly think its not worth fixing, i could get a newer laptop for maybe twice the price and much better performance. its like trying to put money in to an old junker that keeps breaking down, its just not worth it
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    Free Games Thread

    what are some good pc racing games for free?
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    What is the best way to save battery on an old laptop

    well, my power brick just basically died, so now i have NO laptop. thats wonderful news. what would your recommendations be for a newer laptop for around 50-75$? i prefer old business laptops (thinkpad, latitude, etc.) I have looked at the thinkpad t420, and i think it might be a viable option...
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    What is the best way to save battery on an old laptop

    well i primarily use it as a notebook for lots of web browsing, text editing, and the occaisional tycoon game or solitaire here and there, and my laptop is always by my side, almost never left alone.
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