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  1. hossdaddy

    cpu overheat ??

    Hey guys, ok so I have tightened the block as much as possible. The temps seem shit. I have hwmonitor running and the minmax is the following and Im just on desktop no games streaming some youtube, min is 30c max is 67c. The rad is in the top of the case with 2 x 120 mm fans blowing through...
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    cpu overheat ??

    Hi MrC4 , my rig is in my basement with central AC. Normal ambient temp is 20-21 c.
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    cpu overheat ??

    Hey guys, my rig is in sig, I was just chilling with chrome open watching a youtube video and my pc shut off. When I restarted it, it fired right up but a bios message said that a cpu over heat threshold triggered the shutdown. With the watercooling I never get above 70c(idle is between...
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    dressing up nvme drives

    Hey guys, I have spent a tidy sum getting my rig up to speed lately. But, I find that the sticker on my Barracuda nvme drive is spoiling the show. Now I realise that I can remove the sticker but, has anyone here thought to dress it up with a cool head spreader or something? If so please add...
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    How do you handle sloppy fan stickers?

    yes I thought about that but when I tried to do that they are tearing and are really stuck on there.
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    How do you handle sloppy fan stickers?

    Hey guys, I recently completed my rgb setup but unfortunately they came with poorly placed stickers in the middle of the fan which has resulted in a wobbly look on 3 of them. I tried to use a sharpie on it while its spinning but that made almost no difference. I am pretty sure I am not the...
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    RGB question

    I have the deep cool rf 120's
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    RGB question

    Hey guys new to this. Can I plug and rgb fan into a 4 pin plug on the motherboard for a power source but, then plug the controller into the proper controller hub?
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    Cleaning your keyboard in the dishwasher

    well today was the day. I plugged it in and its working great! Thanks for the support guys!
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    Cleaning your keyboard in the dishwasher

    ok so I ran it in the dishwasher on Tuesday. I used my compressor and blew it out until no water could come out or drip. I have left in the on my back deck for 3 days counting today, in the sun. Do you guys think its ready to plug in?
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    Cleaning your keyboard in the dishwasher

    do you use soap? Hot or cold water?
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    Cleaning your keyboard in the dishwasher

    Hey guys, like many of you I have spilled a beer on my Logitech G610 mechanical keyboard. I took all of the kep caps off and tried to clean them as best I can but several are still quite sticky. I found Linus's video on cleaning it in the dishwasher. have any of you tried this? If so how did...
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    Deep Cool Gamaxx L240 liquid cpu cooler

    Hey guys, I hope you are staying safe during this crisis! Anyway I was just wondering if there is any software for this cpu cooler I am using? I looked on the website and I can't find anything but it doesn't seem complete. Do these types of coolers just run at one speed? How do i control...
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    5700 xt vs. rtx 2070 super for a new build

    well we found a great cpu/gpu bundle deal for the 2070 so we are going with that! Thanks for the input guys!
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    5700 xt vs. rtx 2070 super for a new build

    the video I posted was done within the last week I believe.
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    5700 xt vs. rtx 2070 super for a new build

    I just watched this video and it seems pretty solid.
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    5700 xt vs. rtx 2070 super for a new build

    Hi Guys I am speccing out a gaming system for my buddy and was wondering what your thoughts are. The CPU will be a Ryzen 5 3600 with 16 gigs of 3200mhz ram. Here in Canada the 2070 super is about $679 and there is an evga 5700 xt THICC for $519. I know there were some driver issues around...
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    Asrock rebates

    Sorry if this not where this should go. I bought an Asrock board for my daughters pc and it cam ewith a $30 mir. just got around to reading the mir form and it says they needed to receive the mir within 10 days of the invoice date. Is this common? Seems almost impossible to get the rebate...
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    Upgrade?

    Its not holding me back but I dont like to let my tech get some old that the upgrade is expensive.
  20. hossdaddy

    Upgrade?

    ok thanks!
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    Upgrade?

    Hey guys im running my 1070ti and just seeing whats happening with the 5700xt pricing. Is there any point in upgrading? I mainly play PUBG. TIA
  22. hossdaddy

    Ryzen cpu temps

    Thanks for the reply guys! I cant seem to find the specced voltage for this cpu? 2600x. Its not on the box or in any of the literature that came with it. I checked the AMD site and it shows everything but.
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    GX950 help

    Hey guys I purchased a bnib Asus ROG GX950 a few months ago and finally started using it. Love the feel but, one problem I cannot find any software to control dpi & sensitivity etc. The Asus website have not released software since 2012. I have tried the asus armoury suite but it doesnt...
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    Ryzen cpu temps

    Hey guys, first post in forever! I just upgraded to a 3600 for my main rig and put a 2600X in my daughters machine. I installed a hyper 212 evo on it and it seems to idel @ 31-33c and routinely spikes to 42c+. Does this sound normal? What are good gaming temps for this setup? She plays...
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    VIA HD Deck Windows 10 64 bit problem

    well the sound works but mic wont.
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    VIA HD Deck Windows 10 64 bit problem

    I discovered the problem with the onboard when we had to stop using the usb headset. The g430 has a usb adapter as well as 3.5mm plugs.
  27. hossdaddy

    VIA HD Deck Windows 10 64 bit problem

    thanks for the reply pendragon1. Well he has a logitech G430 headset but out of the blue he started getting a lot of static with the usb soundcard part. No static with just plugging in the 3.5mm jacks. I am actually just submitting a warranty claim. Failing that I will probably just buy him...
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    VIA HD Deck Windows 10 64 bit problem

    Hi Guys, its been a while but, i need some help. I recently gave my son my old Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H motherboard in a gaming rig. The onboard audio was working fine when I used it but I cannot find a working copy of the VIA HD Deck anywhere. The one that most internet search direct me to do...
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    New build trouble help please

    Hi guys, well after a trip to my local shop this morning it was discovered that I got a bad ram stick in the kit. The bios version was also very old and has now be updated. So, I bought a single 8gig stick that worked at the shop and now have to go through the newegg rma process for the 2nd...
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    New build trouble help please

    I don’t think I did because it lined up and sat perfecting the socket
  31. hossdaddy

    New build trouble help please

    ok i cleared the cmos and found that I had the cpu fan plugged in wrong(now correct) But,the problem persists. I guess I will remove 1 stick of ram now. whatslotsshould install the ram in? Is there anyway to know what bios version is installed on it?
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    New build trouble help please

    Hi guys I just assembled tmy new build and i will not post. Here is the build: intel i5 7600k gigabyte z270 gaming k3 Gskill I get 5 long beeps when it tries to post, but I checked the error codes and there isnt one for that number/type of beeps. Please help. TIA!
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    Upgrade time input requested

    I am happy with my 970 so the only things I was thinking of upgrading is the cpu, mobo and ram.
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    Upgrade time input requested

    Thanks for the reply guys. My build is 5 yrs old and the socket is eol. I am definitely upgrading soon so I can sell my cpu, mobo and ram while they still have some value. The machine works, so this is more of a longevity move than a performance upgrade. As for the ram suggestion I only use...
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    Upgrade time input requested

    bump
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    Upgrade time input requested

    Hi Guys, well it has been sometime since I upgraded my system(the intel rig in sig) I am looking to upgrade the mobo, cpu and ram. Here is what I was thinking. I do plan on overclocking. cpu: Intel Core i5-7600K mobo: GIGABYTE GA-Z270-Gaming K3 ram: HyperX FURY 8GB (2 x 4GB) 288-Pin DDR4...
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    ASUS M5A97 win 10 compatibility

    well I tried that and the most I can get it to do is about 4ghz. When I was able to use the AI suite it got it to 4.5ghz! :(
  38. hossdaddy

    ASUS M5A97 win 10 compatibility

    Well that sucks. This mobo has been one of the best I have ever owned! Got any recommendations for an oc program I could use?
  39. hossdaddy

    ASUS M5A97 win 10 compatibility

    Hey guys, its been a while for me but I need your help. I am trying to install the Ai Suite to over clock the cpu in my back up rig below, since I updated to win 10. The Asus website does not have anything to download. Do any of you know if I can use another version of this so I can oc the cpu?
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    New owner of an ROG Xonar Phoebus and need help with settings?

    Hey all I am looking for some guidance on how to setup this card for fps games specifically CSGO. I was using an XFI Titanium that dies so I thout I would give the Xonar a shot. What settings are you guys running this at for games like COD and CSGO? TIA!
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