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  1. mechtech

    Prime 95 Version

    Just curious TPU has 30.5 build 1 https://www.techpowerup.com/download/prime95/ However on GIMPS, the latest listed is 30.3 build 6? https://www.mersenne.org/download/ What gives?
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    New Build - Monitor glitching!!??

    Good day, So new build - amd 3400G, asus B550, 32GB ram, seasonic 500W gold, Benq BL2420PT monitor to onboard display port So first boot - bios and everywhere else screen blinks and glitches. On another PC ok Tried -changing DP ports (same thing) -installing updating drivers (same thing)...
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    Powered monitors speakers buying advice?

    Hello im looking for a set of powered speakers with preferably optical input in addition to analog. Price range $300 ish Canadian pesos. soundchip is Realtek on-board 1220. Listen to everything generally but perhaps some preference towards piano. there are some Edifier R2000db for 30% off...
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    4k monitor scaling for gaming

    So, just got a 4k monitor (LG 27UL550-W), pretty nice, although a bit big for the desk, kinda have to move my head around to side to side. (Previous monitor is 2560x1440 23.8") So I was hoping to run games at 1080p to keep the fps up but still good decently sharp, but it's not. Is this due to...
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    GA-990XA-UD3 Issues/no boot

    Cold boot issues, restart issues, no boot, no post issues, etc. System Gigabyte GA-990xa-ud3, powercolor 6850, g.skill ddr3-1866 GB kit, 500W seasonic, WD black 640gb, amd 955be OK so my old system was basically the same, Upgraded the mobo, ram and video card. So problem, booted ok...
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    Mechanical Keyboard Help

    Hello peoples. I am looking for a mechanical keyboard, with preferably cherry brown switches, I am in Canada, so availabililty is pretty slim here. I mainly play css (pub for fun) and type. I am interested in these models, does anyone have any experience with these or other models with...
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    radeon 3850 flash problem

    Hi people. I need some help/info with atiflash.... I have an HIS 3850 turbo 512MB ram, very occasionally I get grey lines and a lock up, from my research it appears to be specific to this particular card. What I tried to do is flash the card by using a dos boot disk (usb floppy) with ati...
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    New XFX 4770 BIOS, cant extract/see need help

    Hello people. I recently bought an xfx 4770 and it seems to have the spin up bug. I know I could fix it with RBE, however I contacted XFX and they sent me a new bios in a bootable ISO. I would like to just get the bios file out of the iso to compare it and add it to the tpu database...
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    flashing different vendor bios, same card

    Hello peoples. I have an old HIS 3850 Turbo, and once in a while I get grey lines on teh screen and it locks up, from what I read it is an issue with this particular card. What I would like to try is to flash it with a reference ATI bios to see if that helps. The question I would like...
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    Windows 7 x64 and CSS (hl2.exe CRASH)

    Hello peoples. I was wondering if anyone else can't start their CSS cause it crashes out? I get hl2.exe crash, and in the details it shows, ummsomething..scene.dll The other games I have through steam work though, hl2, DMsource, TF2, CS1.6, so ya strange. Completely uninstalled CSS...
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    GPU-Z 0.3.2 Bug Report

    Sorry I made new thread, wasnt sure and couldnt find an official 0.3.2 bug thread. This one should be simple anyway. system - XP SP3, HIS Radeon 4850 turbo, cat 9.1 gpu-z 0.3.2 under the graphics card tab it reports the GPU Clock @ 650 Mhz and under the sensors tab it reports the gpu...