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  1. WatEagle

    Why is Battery wear level constantly changing?

    Hi all, my laptop is a Lenovo ideapad 3, with a 35wh battery. I have it since september 2020 and the only thing I don't understand is how battery wear level works. Within the first 2 months battery wear reading from Hwinfo was always 0%. After a bit of time went to like 5% and since then...
  2. WatEagle

    How to fine tune PBO

    Hi all, I’m opening this thread to gain Knowledge on how PBO works. Long story short, recently I built a rig for my friend and he as me has a r5 3600, the only different thing is the Mobo: mine is a b450 tomahawk max, he has a b450-f i noticed that in the same game his CPU is constantly...
  3. WatEagle

    how important is to update the bios?

    Hi all, my B450 Tomahawk max runs on 7C02v35 since I bought it. now on msi support page I see that we are on version 7C02v39 (the lates stable one). The changelog says " Updated AMD AGESA ComboAm4v2PI ". Is it necessary to update or I can skip? I know that you shouldn't update your bios...
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    Advice on a new HDD

    Hi all, my 2tb seagate constellation es has been going bad for quite some time and now I think it's time to change it. Do you have any suggestion about a 7200rpm drive with at least 64mb cache? I was watching some wd black and some toshiba p300
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    Help with storage

    Hi all, My sister has a galaxy j5 2017. It has 16gb of internal storage and she's constantly out of memory. She uses whatsapp, telegram x, instagram and tiktok too. These apps should not eat too much storage. She also deletes every useless photo form gallery and from trash also. I'm a bit out...
  6. WatEagle

    Help regulating fan noise

    Hi all. I have a bit of a mess in my case for cooling so I need your help. I have the Corsair spec alpha case. It’s not the best but when I purchased it I liked. It comes with three fans out of the box: 2 on the front with led and one in the back as exhaust. the 2 on the front are regulated...
  7. WatEagle

    How to go over msi afterburner limits

    Hi guys I’m here today with a question: is it possible to go over afterburner limits? let me give you a little bit of context I have a gigabyte gtx 1660 ti oc with hynix memory and I was able to get +1500mhz on memory clock, the max that afterburner let me adjust. So far the card is really...
  8. WatEagle

    Best way to use a ps3 controller on windows 10

    Hi guys, I'm here today because I would like to know the best way to connect and use the ps3 controller. I used SCP toolkit but it's annoying with all these notifications and then when I disconnect the controller, some other games have messed up controls. Every Time!! Any advice?
  9. WatEagle

    External Dac for MSI B450 Tomahawk max

    Hi all and thanks for your help I must admit that I’m a complete noob in audio but in the last few months I started listening a lot of music with my pc. My audio gear is: Logitech Mx sound, kzs pro headphones, Logitech g430 headset with usb audio card And other headphones. I have an annoying...
  10. WatEagle

    New Phone for my dad

    Hi guys, as title my dad's Galaxy ace 4 has died and now he needs a new phone. The budget is about 250-275€. Now he doesn't need such good performances like a flaghship one, but he needs a good battery, possibly a longer period of support then regular phones (cause he changes it every 4-5...
  11. WatEagle

    Possible drive fail in a short period?

    Hi guys, I was doing some screenshots of hwinfo for another thread in TPU when I noticed that my seagate drives every screenshot I take has a higher number of reallocated sectors. I would like to know if it is giong to fail or of it is the case to swap it.
  12. WatEagle

    Help OC Ryzen 5 3600

    Hi, as title I would like an advice on how to overclock more my cpu if it is possible. Now i'm at 4.2 Ghz on 1.3v. My mobo is the Msi b450 tomahawk max, running the latest bios. For the cooling I have an Arctic freezer 33 esport. Now I'm fine with the results I get, temps are fine in gaming...
  13. WatEagle

    Judgement of my PSU

    Hi guys, my rig features a Cooler Master G750M semi modular psu. I wasn’t able to find any review so I would like to know from you if it is any good.
  14. WatEagle

    Ryzen 5 3600 PBO changed after reinstalling windows

    Hi guys Recently I upgraded my rig installing a ryzen 5 3600 with a msi tomahawk max. I have flashed the latest bios and worked well after solving ram issues. Then I installed ryzen master end enabled PBO which allowed the cpu to run at 4100- 4075 mhz while gaming (don’t know if all cores were...
  15. WatEagle

    HELP, Ryzen 5 3600, MSI b450 tomahawk max memory issue

    Hi guys, as title I just updated my rig with a new mobo and cpu and updated the bios to the latest version. My ram is 2 dimms of samsung at 2400 mhz, the other 2 are crucial ballistix at the same speed. In my previous config I pushed all 4 dimms at 3000 mhz, now I they aren't stable even at...
  16. WatEagle

    Advice on a mobo for ryzen 5 3600

    Hi guys I'm planning to upgrade my rig, buying a ryzen 5 3600 or 3600x. I have a big question: should I go with a b450 max with updated bios or with a x470 with updated bios? My budget is around 350-375€ and if possible I would a good VRM configuration since I like overclocking stuff Thanks in...
  17. WatEagle

    OCCT gpu scan with errors after overclocking

    Hi, I have a gigabyte gtx 1660 ti and so far I overclocked It setting +150 MHz on the core and +1500 on the memory. This didn’t cause any crash and games were really fluid And no artefacts so far. now I installed occt to test errors and with this Settings I get an average of 2000-3000 errors in...
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    Gigabyte GTX 1660 Ti OC bios suggestion

    Hi guys, I have purchased a GTX 1660 ti and I’m happy with it’s performances. Yesterday I overclocked it, gaining +150 MHz on the core and +1500 on the gddr6 memory. For what I can see I could get more out of it because the limiting factor is the TDP. I have maxed it out on Afterburner to 125...
  19. WatEagle

    Ram Heatsink replacement

    Hi guys, in my build I have 4 dimms of ram overclocked to 3000 Mhz. 2 Dimms are made by Samsung and they don't have heasink, the remaining are ballistix sport lt. Now I wonder where I can buy 2 heatspreaders to match Samsung memory with the others. I have checked Amazon, Ebay, Aliexpress and...
  20. WatEagle

    BCKL oc

    Hi guys, in my pc I have an I5 7500. I know it’s an unlocked processor but with my ASUS z270p I managed to oc it via base clock pushing it to 3.7 ghz setting the bckl to 102.8. Now I would like to know if it is possible to squeeze out a little bit more of performance. The problem is that...
  21. WatEagle

    Gigabyte GTX 1660 Ti Windforce Overheating

    Hi guys, in July I bought a GTX 1660 Ti for my birthday. Now I tested it for a couple and this particular model of gpu has a dual fan cooler with only 1 heatpipe. Temps now are around 77-78C (my room temperature is about 28-30C). My case, the corsair spec alpha has 3 intake fans in the front (1...
  22. WatEagle

    Notebook cpu swap

    Hi, I have an old ASUS k6IC with an Intel pentium t4400, pga478. I have disassembled it and I discovered that the cpu is upgradeable. I have found an intel core quad q9000, same socket. Do you think it’s gonna work if I swap the cpu?
  23. WatEagle

    Advice on a New GPU

    Hi everybody, I’m new in this forum and I have a simple question. With my i5-7500 (a little overclocked via base clock) can I pair a Nvidia RTX 2060 or something like a GTX 1660 Ti? Actually I’m playing esports titles like Rainbow Six Siege and other games like Fortnite and Apex. I have a 1080p...