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  1. RicKuRuKuS

    Worth upgrading?

    Got a 3080 64gb ram and everything else all good but cou is hamper now.. asus prime z390a board looking at i9 9900k or i9 10900k Coming from i7-8700k
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    64GB G.Skill good for my Asus Prime Z390-A

    Got an i7-8700k and asus prime z390a... just sent it one night while a little buzzed and swing for 64gb of some g.skill but seeing online now that it might only allow 16gb per slot on the dimm? I got two sticks at 32gb each. Also read some stuff about a bios update allowing for 32gb support per...
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    Top 4k TV for Xbox One X

    Looking for minimal input lag but top notch quality. Probably going to get a 55 inch and been looking at the LG OLED series but concerned with burn in as I do play extended gaming sessions from time to time. Any other suggestions? I have always had good luck with Samsung but I really want to...
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    Monitor for both PC and Xbox

    Hey all, currently play my Xbox on a 1080 Samsung TV that is pretty old but 65 inches. Was wanting to move it over to playing alongside my PC setup and on a smaller monitor but I'm concerned getting a 4k monitor will make it hard for my computer to keep up as I only have a 1050ti and still need...
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    New windows update problems...

    So today Windows updated and I just let it go througg... GeForce 1050ti here with no probs and after about an hour of update g and restarting it is up with these bogus off colors and I can barely read things on the screen... No clue where to start but updating drivers as we speak Thanks for...
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    New EVGA HTC 1050ti no signal problems...

    Super stoked on new graphics card... EVGA GTX 1050ti... Trying to hook up to a new Samsung 32" LED TV 4 Series I got at costco... anyways hooking up using hdmi to hdmi and no luck. Get no signal when I turn on. Tried putting in hdmi slot as well as one that says dvi... I have never hooked up a...
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    Card to pair with 32" tv and AND cpu

    Finally upgrading my card, just got a new 32" Samsung TV and looking to replace the old monitor I have. Use mostly for Netflix but going to play some CS GO and maybe some Xbox Play Anywhere on it. I am currently looking at the Zotac and EVGA GTX 1050ti cards, any real difference in...
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    Power switch probs Fractal S

    Just purchased Fractal Design S ... awesome case for a great price on newegg, however after hooking everything up it won't power on. System was functioning properly before, and the green standby LED on mobo is illuminated when I power up PSU. Any suggestions on troubleshooting? Thanks in...
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    Will this card fit and is it a smart upgrade?

    Looking to put this card: MSI R9 280 GAMING 3G 384-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card In this case: Cooler Master HAF 912 - High Air Flow Mid Tower Computer Case Mobo is an Asus M5A97 R2.0, 600w PSU Any advice would be great, probably playing...
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    Windows 8 unable to load

    Well had the computer on overnight (leave it on a ton of the time usually) and went to bring it out of sleep in the morning and it was sitting on my bios screen so I rebooted and now windows 8 is telling me it is unable to load. Very frustrating as the system repair and restore options are not...
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    Computer lockup issues on Windows XP system

    Hey all, having some issues with my computer locking up. Specs for the machine are in my sig. It is just freezing randomly at anytime sometimes after an hour sometimes after three minutes of the machine being on and does not seem to be related to CPU intensive processes. I built the computer...
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    Computer won't recognize SATA drive

    Hey all, I am brand new to SATA drives... I have two 80GB IDE hard drives from WD installed in my computer now and recently got a used 750GB Seagate SATA drive from a friend that didn't need it anymore. I have two SATA ports and have connected the PSU to the drive as well as the SATA cable to...
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    Looking for decent 2.1 speakers

    Looking for some decent 2.1 speakers for my home PC setup. Trying to keep price around $75-150... Corsair has some on newegg that are really tempting but I can't justify $200 just on some 2.1 speakers. Any suggestions guys? Thanks for any help. warsaw
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    Connecting Computers for File Transfer on Wi-Fi

    Hey guys, I had done this about 5 or 6 years ago and can't figure out how to get it working again. I have a laptop and desktop in my apartment both connected to the same wi-fi connection and I am wanting to share files between the two. How do I create a folder or way to swap files between each...
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    Wireless for my desktop?

    Hey Everybody, looking to get a wireless card our adapter for my desktop, haven't really done much in the area of wireless networking because I have always been a fan of ethernet :).. Just looking into seeing how much something like this will cost and what the best brands are for wireless...
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    Have a feeling PSU went out...

    Hello all, system specs are down below. I forget what kind of PSU I bought last but it was because the PSU before it crapped out on me and my computer wouldn't even turn on. Computer was working fine until about two or three weeks ago and now when I press the power button nothing happens at...
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    Recommendations for Qwest modem/router

    Hey everyone, finally made the decision to get Qwest 20mbps internet because Comcast is a total rip off in the area (29.99 for 20mbps Qwest compared to 69.99 for 16mbps Comcast). Anyways, I decided to do the self-install with Qwest and get my own router and modem to save money. Is there some...
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    Best internet provider?

    Hello everyone, currently looking to get a new internet provider for my girlfriend's place. I have liked Comcast a lot in the past, but I think they charge like $60 a month just for internet which seems a little ridiculous to me. Are there any places out there to find a deal for Comcast or any...
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    headset for xbox

    Hey guys, just curious what recommendations you might have regarding an xbox headset for game audio and microphone capabilities... I don't really want to wake the guy I rent my house from up when I'm staying up late into the night with some call of duty plus I want to be able to hear footsteps...
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    Xbox Live Headset suggestions

    Hey guys, so my dog chomped through the wire on my Plantronics xbox live headset... time to buy a new one, what are the recommendations? I don't really know much about any out there... Looking to buy one off the internet somewhere either eBay or a cheap store like newegg.. Thanks for any...
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    Logitech X-230 Speakers not working

    Hello, I have the Logitech x-230 speakers which don't require drivers. I installed them and was using them fine until I installed a new ATI video card on my computer. My sound card is off the motherboard. The speakers now do not work but I can plug in a pair of plantronics headphones to my...
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    Wireless network card woes

    Hello everyone, I recently reformatted my Dell Vostro 1500 laptop which was just getting full of junk and hadn't been cleaned out for nearly 2 years! The reformat went great and all is well, however, I am unable to get the wireless card to work on my laptop. I feel that I know a little bit of...
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    First External HDD

    Hey guys, finally getting around to purchasing my first external HDD and I am just looking for a few tips and pointers in the right direction here. I am mostly just going to be using it for storing music, movies, and photos. I have a laptop and desktop that I use often and just want to have...
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    Problems with VGA to VGA

    Hello everyone, just purchased a VGA to VGA cable and was able to get it working after changing a bunch of settings. Now I was playing with resolutions and got to one that my TV would not support. My laptop screen is just a image of my background and I am stuck unable to change back to the old...
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    Good External HD

    Hey everyone, I am now in the market for a good external hard drive (preferrably 500GB+) and I haven't really looked around. Ive liked Western Digital for hard drives and Seagate I heard is good... How are there external drives? I am really just wanting to clear up my laptop so that I can get...
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    PC not turning on...

    hey guys, havent been around here for a while and i have definitely forgotten my computer knowledge since i last did a build about four years ago... the specs are in my signature for my desktop and i came home to my parents house and it had been sitting for about 3-5 months without being used or...
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    Classic Question: 360 or PS3

    Hey guys my room mate and I are having a hard time deciding what system to purchase... I have always been a huge fan of Xbox and owned one for a long time and I love the Xbox Live system. I haven't been paying attention to gaming pretty much since all the new systems came out and am just...
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    PC Controller

    Hey guys just playing a few old school NES and SNES games on the pc and really wanting a controller to play them rather than the keyboard on my laptop. If anyone has any suggestions that would be awesome! -rick
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    stupid vista problems help!!

    alright just got a laptop with vista thought i could deal with it but i hate the stupid ****ing os it is absolutely terrible... anyways just wondering how i can delete windows defender and windows firewall probably the two most shitty programs created by any human being... thanks for any help...
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    Vista Premium Tweak Guide?

    Hey everyone, just got a laptop that's stocked pretty good and it has Vista Premium on it. I was super picky about my performance and tweaking out my OS when I had XP and now that I am getting used to Vista just looking for some good tweak guides to maximize performance (start up time, overall...
  31. RicKuRuKuS

    just got a dell vostro 1500

    badass laptop im stoked!!!! anyone that was thinking about it check out dellfactory outlet. 3gb ram, geforce 8600 M GT 256mb, intel core 2 2000, 250gb hd so legit for 950 after taxes and shipping -rick
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    Dell Factory Outlet

    Hey guys I am looking at purchasing a Vostro 1400 or 1500 and see a bunch on the Dell Factory outlet store... Are these risky to buy or am I legit? Should I turn to eBay or hunt around elsewhere? Thanks~! -rick
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    Buying laptop... hELP!

    Hey guys, just needing some tips on purchasing a laptop. I have narrowed my brand to either Toshiba, Dell, or iBM. I have about $800 to spend on a laptop and I am looking for something decent. I already have a rig that I use for gaming, but it wouldn't hurt to be able to play a few games on...
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    Video Card Recommendations

    Hey guys, haven't been into building computers for a while since I built mine about 3 or 4 years ago and my dad was looking to upgrade his graphics card on his HP. He is upgrading from the one that came with the computer so anything is better. Looking in the price range of $100-200. He loves...
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    Switching from desktop to laptop...

    Hey everyone, forever I have been obsessed with my desktop and upgrading it slowly over time, but the time has come where my career isn't going to let me do that much longer. Just got through with my flight training and I am constantly on the road and in different states and this is the first...
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    Quick IDE Cable question

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    Formatting HD question...

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    need for arctic silver?

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    Assigning a DNS server

    How do I manually assign a DNS server? I have been having problems with my computer and it acquiring an ip address automatically so I manually assigned an IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway but I am not sure what to put in for my DNS server... Help anyone? If it helps I am on a LAN...
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