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    New gpu for light gaming RX570/580

    Hello all. I am building a rig for a friend and I'm not sure what gpu to put in the rig. The pc has an i5 4690, 16gb ddr3 1600, 128gb ssd, 2tb hdd, an 650w corsair psu and a 27 1080p display... He have like 100 euros for the gpu and i found two nice cards for him, a Sapphire RX570 nitro+ 8gb and...
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    Huawei Mate 10 firmware update...

    Hello all, i just got from a friend a brand new Huawei Mate 10, but the bad side is that the phone was a DEMO unit (C652) and was updated to work with GSM... I am stuck at firmware version 103 (sept 2017) and i would like to upgrade to the latest version 153 (oct 2018) but i must change the...
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    broken GTX770 4GB

    i just got from a friend a MSI GTX770 4Gb... the card was pulled off from a system with a broken cpu liquid cooler and it was a bit affected by the spillage... i teared apart the card and washed with pure alcohol (99%) and left to dry and reapplied new paste an tested the card... the card is...
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    Furmark scores ?

    I wonder if someone made a chart with Furmark scores in 1080p preset?
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    980ti or 1070

    I just sold my r9 fury and i want to get an nvidia card... My options are 1 - EVGA 980ti Classified ACX 2.0 2 - MSI 1070 Armor 3 - Gigabyte 1070 G1 Gaming The first 2 are priced the same like 335 usd and the G1 is like 375 usd... I like more the EVGA because it's the top card 980ti and it...
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    upgrade from i7 Haswell to i7 Skylake

    Hello all. I want to upgrade from i7 4790/Z87 to an i7 6700K/Z170... I just got an 6700K for a fair price and i want to upgrade my current rig to a new one... I am a lite gamer, no OC addict, and i wonder that it will be a good upgrade to pass from a ddr3 (2400mhz) to ddr4 (2400mhz)... I...
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    nVidia is cutting down performance on GTX970 cards in new drivers?

    I own a Zotac GTX970 AMP Extreme Edition and i recently updated my video driver from 373.06 to 375.95 and i have some bad performance drops... A few days ago i done some benchmark for a friend of mine to see what kind of frames i got with my GTX970, and today i redone the same benchmarks with...
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    bent cpu socket 1150 pin :(

    Hello all... I recently got a cheap mobo and i have on the cpu socket a bent pin... Can someone tell me what is the role of the bent pin? The Mb is as ASRock Z87 Extreme6... Thanks
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    new gpu for budget pc

    hello all... i have a good friend who want's to build a budget pc, and he doesn't know what gpu to choose... the 2 gpu's to choose from is 1 - Sapphire 7950 dual x 3gb 2 - MSI GTX 660 ti 2gb The rest of the pc have and amd phenom ii 965 , 4gb ram, an 1tb hdd and a 650w corsair psu, and a 22"...
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    My new R9 290 GPU

    Last week my GPU died and i RMA'd my Sapphire R9 290 Tri-x card and i got instead a Club3D R9 290 RoyalAce (my choice)... I tested it today with some heavy duty games like AC Unity, Dying Light, Tomb Raider, Asseto Corsa and some benchmarks like valley, heaven, 3dmark and the card stayed very...
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    New MB for i7 4790 (non-K)

    I recently ditched my AMD build and i purchased an i7 4790 cpu, 2x4gb Kingston Fury Black 1866Mhz , 500 Gb Crucial BX100 SSD , Corsair TX750M and HIS IceQ2 R9 290X GPU.... The only missing part is the motherboard... I don't need a fancy board like ROG or other cool stuff MB... i have 4 options...
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    FX-9370 & FX-9590 temp question

    Hello all... i will be qiuck. I need some answers for a silly question... will a Scythe Ninja 3 cooler with 2 Corsair SP120 fans will handle to dissipate the heat from a FX-9370 or FX-9590 cpu's? The 9370 OC to 4.7Ghz and the 9590 OC to 5Ghz?! Or should i go 100% with a Corsair H100i instead...
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    CORSAIR H90 or H100 for i5 4690K OC

    Hey... a need some opinions regarding two cpu water-cooling units. I recently got an i5 4690K and i want to OC'it and i need a new cooler for it... I have 2 WC in mind... The Corsair H90 with 2x14cm Corsair SP140 fans or the Corsair H100 with 4x12cm Corsair SP120 fans. The price difference...
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    i5 CPU choice : 3570S or 2500K

    Hello... I have a quick question about 2 i5 CPU's, i recently got an ASRock Z68 Fatality Gen3 mobo and i want to pair it with a new CPU and i have to choose between a 3570S (non-K) and a 2500K ???
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    3DMark SkyDiver error

    hello... i just purchased a new GPU for my 2nd rig and i have an error when benchmarking SkyDiver... The card is a Gigabyte R9 280x OC Ver2.0 (1100/6000) and the error just appear when the girl enters the cave... I mention that ONLY in this particular benchmark i have this error... (with THE...
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    CPU/GPU bottleneck?

    Hello. I have a quick question... Recently i purchased a new (2nd) PC and i want to upgrade my GPU and i wonder that with which graphic card my CPU will bottleneck? I currently have an AMD A8-6600K CPU, Gigabyte F2A85X-UP4 mobo, 2x4Gb DDR3 1600Mhz CL9 rams, 850W 70A PSU and a MSI 7870 HAWK OC...
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    Motherboard choice ?!

    Hello all... the next week i want to make a 2nd PC for me, and i have to choose between 3 mobos for Phenom II 965 CPU (or FX-4170)... the choices are between this 3: 1. ASUS Crosshair IV Formula 890FX 2. Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 3. MSI 890FXA-GD70 Other components are :AMD Phenom II X4 965 (or...
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    Multiple IDs & passwords for single Wifi Router ?!

    Hello all... i-am in a dilemma, i have a wireless router with 200Mbps+ internet connection and i want to make like 3 or 4 usernames (for each ID a different password) on a single router... because i have some neighbors and i want to share with them my WiFi connection but i need to make different...
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    WOW... the MX-4 thermal paste

    I have a friend who had a MSI 7870 HAWK videocard an he sold it because he had issues with heat... and another friend of mine got the card from him and complained about the heat... in games (shadow of mordor, dead rising 3) the gpu maximum temperature reached 82-84 Celsius and in Furmark 1080...
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    7970 or R9 280x

    Hello all. I have a question regarding 3 videocards... i have a friend ho want's to change his GPU with a better one... He currently have a MSI 7870 HAWK and he have to choose between this 3 cards... 1. MSI 7970 Lightning 2. ASUS ROG 7970 Matrix Platinum 3. ASUS R9 280X DirectCU II Top The...
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    PC randomly booting up Win7

    I have a problem with my computer for the past 2-3 days, when it is off (fully shut-down, NOT hibernating or in sleep mode), a couple times randomly boots itself up. Mostly in the middle of the night waking me up an sometimes when i am away from home. I have looked into event viewer to see what...
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    It's an upgrade or not ?!

    Hello all. I will be short on this... I own a nVidia MSI GTX760 HAWK for about 9 months and a friend of mine want's to trade his AMD Radeon Gigabyte R280X OC 2.0 with my GTX... He need the GTX because has CUDA feature... The trade is 1 on 1 without any difference in money... So this will be a...
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    What mirrorless camera to buy...

    Hello all. I jut sold my CANON 1100D to a friend and i want to buy a new camera and i would go with the mirrorless one... I have 4 options: 1. Olympus E-PL3 with 14-42 IIR lens 2. Samsung NX200 with 18-55 lens 3. Samsung NX1100 with 20-50 lens 4. Nikon 1 J1 with 10-30 lens Can i have some...
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    phenom ii x4 or x6

    HeHello. I have a friend that have an athlon ii x2 and he would like to change his cpu to a phenom ii. The big question is - he will be fine with a phenom ii x4 975T or it's better to go with the x6 1090T, for gaming purposes only. He have 8gb ddr3, 3gb hd7950 and 1080p monitor. Thanks
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    Help me choose a GPU for a build...

    Hello... I am building for a good friend of mine a new gaming rig for the upcoming games like GTA 5 and Saints Row 4... My question is that i have some choices for the GPU... and i need some HELP from you guys... He will play at 1920x1080 on a 27" monitor and sometimes on a 50" plasma Full...
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