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    PCIE 4.0 backwards compatible to 3.0?

    I am planning to buy a PCIE 4.0 GPU and wanted to know was it backwards compatible to 3.0? https://www.techpowerup.com/gpu-specs/radeon-pro-w5500.c3479 My motherboard Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard Model 1589 (CPU0) Version 0.00 Chipset Vendor Intel Chipset Model Ivy Bridge-E...
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    Need help please, new GPU

    Hey guys, using a RX 570 8GB for a while now, so i decided to also buy a Radeon PRO wx 7100, got it today. I uninstall the drivers from the RX and shut down my computer. I Put in the WX 7100 same slot and i get a red light on the computer. But when i put the card in another pcie slot, it works...
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    BD-R discs help

    I have two dvd drives and i bought a pack of 50 of kodak Blu-ray blank disc ( BD-R ) and neither driver detects the disc. What dvd drive do i need to buy?
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    Upgrade CPU or GPU?

    Hey guys, my current specs: Windows 10 Enterprise x64, 24GB ddr3 memory, Radeon Pro WX 4100 4GB GDDR5, Xeon 2630 V2 6 cores/12 threads https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/75790/intel-xeon-processor-e5-2630-v2-15m-cache-2-60-ghz.html ...
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    HP advisor message about memory

    was bored and decided to install this for my HPZ420, this shown up Little confused, am i suppose to removed my 3 memory sticks closer to the CPU , that would be in Dimm slot 4, 3,2. I only have 3 memory sticks, running Dual channel (24GB)
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    Xeon E7 CPU's MB

    I bought a E7-4880 v2 by mistake(had to buy a Xeon 2630 V2, works great) , obviously does not fit on my motherboard Southbridge Model C602(HP Z420), so i am curous what desktop/motherboard to buy is able to use E7's Xeon? I haven't been able to find any desktop or motherboard that works with...
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    Question about which memory i need

    I bought a HP Z420, the memory that comes with it is 4GB ECC UDDR3. My other Memory does not work with it, so was wondering will this work(Unbuffered ECC DIMMs )...
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    Is my monitor damage

    Please tell me its not, just bought it , there's a glowing white light in the middle and dark edges on each bottom side. :(
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    LGA 2011 Cpu's (Question)

    Hello, i am in the process of upgrading to LGA 2011 cpu's, from LGA 1366, question. Will v2 or v3 CPUs work with LGA 2011 motherboard? probably a dumb question, just had to make sure, because i see 2011 cpus and i see others that are Versions 2 and 3. examples E5-2620 v3 <----------
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    New video card, mini displayport question

    Hey guys, I just bought a Radeon Pro WX 4100, so would this work, because my monitor ATM only has a VGA connection, just wanted to make sure if i buy one of these , it will fit in the GPU? Just had to make sure, always nice to ask here :rockout...
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    Quick question (dvi-vga)

    Is there a big difference between DVI-VGA 24+5 vs 24+1? If i would to buy the 24+5, i can still use it on my video card that has a DVI port to connect to VGA monitor, correct?
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    T5500 2 CPU's?

    Hey, just curious where is the second slot to add a second cpu https://www.ebay.com/itm/DELL-PRECISION-T5500-SERIES-INTEL-SOCKET-LGA-1366-DESKTOP-MOTHERBOARD-CRH6C-USA/254482506428?hash=item3b4056e2bc:g:PGkAAOSwdz9eH1tz I came across some desktops that says it has 2 CPU's, but on the...
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    Volume Licensing, buying Windows 10

    Hello, just curious where do i go to buy Windows 10 Enterprise editions? There's no link on the MS Website, just something about Volume Licensing.
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    Hey guys, i found a graphic card near the trash dump last night lol. It was wet from the rain, i clean the fans, everything, the card works perfectly fine, 42c temps, no issues. https://www.techpowerup.com/gpu-specs/asus-r7-260x-oc.b3026 (even works faster than my AMD firepro w5000 )...
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    DirectGMA ?

    I install some new radeon pro drivers that was release today, and a new feature shown up in the control panel, "DirectGMA Technology" , to enable or disable, and if you set enable, it says set aperture size. My question is, what does it do, does it improve performance & what is the aperture size...
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    Firepro V7900 help

    Hey guys, i bought this v7900 recently for gaming. I install afterburner MSI, to see my core and memory clock. Playing this one game there's alot of stuttering between 30-60fps, i notice the core and memory clock downclocks every few seconds to its idle settings when playing. I heard its because...
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    GPU Artifacts , possible issue?

    Hey guys, i bought a XFX R7 265 2GB from ebay, the temps on the card at idle are around 49-51, but soon as i install the new drivers or any driver i get all these crazy artifacts on the screen, lines going everywhere, can't even see the desktop anymore lmao. My PSU Is a dell precision t3500...
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    CPU heats up to 77-80c when running Virtual Dub

    I bought a new cpu last week, i was using a L5640 and now I'm using a Xeon 5670. I always notice for years when i use virutal dub, the cpu heats up a bit, because its running something, but it always was around 62 or 65c. For some odd reason right now, the temps are up in the red up to 77-85c...
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    Memory Question

    Hello. I'm trying to max out my memory to 24 , i have 16GB ddr3. I found these two, but kinda unsure on which one to get. Would the registered server ram on my workstation dell precision T3500? Probably a dumb question, but always good to ask. Thanks...
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    Quick question, SAS 2

    I'm about to buy two of these, for my dell workstation computer. Great same for 1tb drives :) https://www.ebay.com/itm/Seagate-LSI-Constellation-ES-1TB-7200RPM-SAS-6Gbps-16MB-3-5-ST31000425SS/192727607855?hash=item2cdf75ea2f:g:Z3UAAOSw7rlb8Fmd:sc:USPSPriority!21114!US!-1:rk:2:pf:0 Would these...
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    New computer, problem, need help

    Hey guys, i bought a second workstation computer, HP Z400 and i have everything install, gpu, hard drives, dvd drive, when the computer loads up, it passes the hp logo, i can't enter bios/setup or anything, then all this writting comes up, one of them is " this version supports only Hard Disk...
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    High performance l0 optimization? & hyper-threading Q

    I was looking in my bios the other day and saw that option, its under hyper-threading for my Intel Xeon L5640. But i can't find any information about it online, and i think i am typing it in correctly. just curious is this a option that i need to turn on? does it improved performance? also...
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    Windows 10 Pro for workstation

    Can you just upgrade to this after installing windows 10, for free? or do i have spend 300 dollars for the OS? Or is the latest update in Windows 10 pro, already has it? I was thinking about trying out windows 10 on my workstation gaming system, but the only edition that i see i would be...
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    notebook issue: dvd drive not being detected on boot option

    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1397195-REG/asus_x541na_pd1003y_n4200_4gb_500gb_windows.html https://www.bestbuy.com/site/asus-vivobook-max-x541na-15-6-laptop-intel-pentium-4gb-memory-500gb-hard-drive-chocolate-black/6029900.p?skuId=6029900 I bought this, i disable fast boot, in f2 bios...
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    New GPU, can't find more graphic options

    Hey, i got my new video card today, i was using a firepro v4800 which is pretty decent, now i have a firepro w5000, this thing is super fast. i can run games at 1920x1080 max settings and getting 60fps. And i am using my phenom x4 9150e atm, my new computer with my 6 core should arrive by ups in...