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    Will a RX 550 do 4k/120Hz/4:4:4 via DP?

    Thinking of getting a RX 550 for a HTPC build, I have a display that is capable of doing 4k at 120hz, if I use the DisplayPort will it drive 4k at 120hz at full RGB chroma? Is the RX 500 series capable of running 4k/120hz/4:4:4 via the DisplayPort? I don't plan on playing games or doing...
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    Memory issues with ASUS B560 motherboard

    I just recently built a new PC with the following specs listed below: ASUS TUF Gaming B560M-Plus Wi-Fi Motherboard Corsair Vengeance RGB RT 16GB DDR4 RAM Thermaltake Litepower RGB 650W Power Supply WD Green SN350 240GB M.2 2280 NVMe SSD Intel Core i5-11400 2.60GHz So far I'm having major...
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    MSI GeForce RTX 3090 GAMING X TRIO losing video signal

    I just bought the MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Gaming X Trio GPU and so far I have an issue with it on my LG OLED 55" set, which is the BX model from last year 2020. Most of the time when it boots into Windows, the video card fails to produce video signal to my TV and half of the time my GPU is...
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    Problem installing VMWare Tools on a Windows 7 guest

    I'm trying to complete a Windows 7 installation on WMWare Workstation, everything when I attempt to install WMWare Tools on a Windows 7 guest on WMWare Workstation, in the middle of the install it will give out error messages saying certain services cannot be installed and will need to be...
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    Thermaltake Toughpower PF1 ARGB 1200W Power Supply

    Does anybody own this power supply or its other lower watt variants? I've been using Thermaltake power supplies for years now and never had any issues with their PSU but this particular model I'm having a slight issue with it, nothing major but I find it quite bothersome how the fan would...
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    Are Samsung QVO SSD's good for storage?

    I'm currently looking to upgrade my old 4TB traditional hard drive and migrate my storage data into a SSD and currently looking into the Samsung QVO 870 8TB. I'm aware that QVO drives are the cheaper option and once it begins to copy a file that is over 50GB it will slow down, is it that bad...
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    Installing 2 M2 SSD's on a z490 motherboard

    I'm currently using a z490 motherboard with an i7 10700k and have a 512gb M2 SSD installed, thinking about getting a 4TB M2 SSD from PCCG for storage to replace my traditional hard drive which I have been using for years now...
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    Hard Drive Dock not working properly

    I just bought this external hard drive dock: https://www.simplecom.com.au/simplecom-sd312-dual-bay-usb-3-0-docking-station-for-2-5-and-3-5-sata-drive.html So far I'm having issues with it. On many occasions I try copying files into the hard drive that is placed in the dock, the file transfer...
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    Using an OLED as a PC Monitor; worth it?

    Currently thinking about purchasing an OLED TV as a monitor, as I've been using a TV as a PC monitor for years now. Is burn in common with OLED TV's? That is my main concern at the moment, I'm not using my PC all day, I only use it for like 4 hours maximum a day, with the occasional PC gaming...
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    3900x high temps

    Just recently bought a 3900x and so far it is good. However, I'm rather concerned about the temperatures, I'm using a 360 Thermaltake CPU cooler, the Thermaltake Water 3.0 RGB cooler to be precise and so far I'm getting rather high temperatures. I haven't even overclocked it yet and it goes up...
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    ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero not booting error code 90

    I just bought several new PC parts to replace my previous PC which I recently sold to a friend. However, I'm having trouble to get my PC to boot and I'm trying to diagnose the problem first before I submit a RMA claim. I was able to get the motherboard to boot and install Windows. Whole I was...
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    i7 8700k hitting 100c when booted up

    I have this really strange issue with my CPU. Everytime when I boot up my PC, the CPU would experience a heat temperature spike and would run really hot for some reason, even hitting the max temperature of 100C. This would go on for at least 5 minutes before the CPU would cool down. My PC has...
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    AMD 1920x idling at 50C

    I just bought a 1920x and it works well along with an ASUS X399 Zenith Extreme motherboard and I'm using the Thermaltake Riing 3.0 RGB 240mm AIO cooler. However, I'm getting high idle temperatures of 50C which doesn't seem right. Am I doing something wrong or is AMD's Threadripper CPU's really...
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    Is is worth to upgrade my i7 5820k to a Broadwell-E CPU?

    Currently looking for an upgrade on my PC and I was considering purchasing either a i7 6900k or even the i7 6950x, though it is expensive but cost isn't really an issue for me. My i7 5820k has served me well and I was wondering if spending over $1000 for a CPU is worth the cost. My current...
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    GTX 1080's in SLI both cards not in full load

    I just bought a pair of Gigabyte GTX 1080's and put them in SLI and I have a minor issue. I also have MSI Afterburner installed to monitor the temps, GPU usage and stats of both cards and I noticed that both cards are not fully utilized when under load in gaming, therefore resulting in...
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    Considering getting another GTX 980Ti in SLI

    I currently own a MSI GTX 980Ti 6G Gaming and it works great and I'm thinking about getting another one in SLI to increase my framerates since I'm on 4K and one just isn't really enough to drive 4K at decent framerates. And I usually use AA as well because I can't stand seeing jagged edges...
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    MSI GTX 970 in SLI poor performance

    I just got myself another GTX 970 for my main rig and now running it in SLI and I'm not getting double the performance in some games. Some games will run fine, but most games will only use half the GPU usage on both cards. I'm running an i7 5820k overclocked at 4.1Ghz with 32GB of DDR4 RAM and I...
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    Fuzzy text on 4K resolution

    I just recently bought a LG 55UB850T which has a native resolution of 3840x2160 and currently using it as a monitor. However, when I set it to its native resolution, the text looks fuzzy and blurry. I have already set the sharpness but it had very little effect. However, if I use a different...
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    Why aren't 4K TV manufacturers adding DP

    As some or most of you are aware, 4K TV's are currently limited to 30Hz thanks to HDMI 1.4 and even if the TV does support HDMI 2.0, you still will be limited to 30Hz at 4K because currently there are no GPU's that has HDMI 2.0 support. Why aren't TV manufacturers adding DP on their sets...
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    Question about 4K resolution

    I'm hoping to get this TV soon: http://www.sony.com.au/product/kd-55x8504a The Sony KD55X8504A, as Sony just released an update to their current 4K TV that supports HDMI 2.0 which means 60Hz support for 4K resolutions. However, I'm aware there are no GPU's that support HDMI 2.0 as of yet...
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    Strange onboard sound issue

    I currently have an AsRock X79 Champion Fatal1ty board and it uses a Creative Sound Blaster chip, while it works well in Windows, however I'm experiencing this really annoying issue sometimes when the board boots up, the sound chip refuses to load and therefore in Windows, it does not detect the...
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    Question about Windows Activation

    I recently had to RMA my motherboard due to a fault and decided to get a new one. I'm currently using Windows 8 Pro and used my existing key for the new motherboard. Of course, it failed to validate because the key was tied to my old motherboard. I called Microsoft and they gave me a number to...
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    Asrock X79 Fata1ty Champion RAM issues

    I recently had to RMA my Gigabyte board and decided to get an Asrock X79 Fata1ty Champion board, everything works great, except for one issue. I'm currently running 32GB RAM with all 8 DIMM slots populated and if I attempt to run it at 2133Mhz, the BIOS and Windows will only recognize 16GB...
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    Faulty board or CPU?

    I currently have a Xeon E5- 2687w and a Gigabyte GA-X79S-UP5 and currently have an issue with either the board itself, or possibly a faulty CPU. The board keeps going through an infinite boot loop and refuses to POST, or either it does POST, but will restart itself after displaying the splash...
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    MSI Big Bang X-Power II general inquiries

    I'm interested in the MSI Big Bang X-Power II X79 motherboard and I have two questions about it which I can't seem to find on Google if any of you guys own this motherboard. First, how long is the POST time and boot times with Windows 7 or 8 on a SSD. My current Gigabyte X79 takes a long time...
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    Dual booting Windows 7 & 8 on separate SSD's

    I want to dual boot both Windows 7 and 8. However, I have two separate SSD's and I have installed both operating systems on either one. Every time I start up my computer, it will automatically boot into Windows 7, and if I want to boot into Windows 8 on my other SSD, I will have to press F12 and...
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    Possible to run 64GB over 1600Mhz?

    I heard that if you populate all the 8 DIMM slots on a X79 board with 64GB of RAM installed, it will be unstable at either 1600Mhz or over, is this true? I'm planning to build a server and I would like to have 64GB installed and I'm wondering if I buy a RAM set that is over 1600Mhz, will it be...
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    Forcing 2560x1440 on my HDTV

    Apparently I can create a custom resolution under the NVIDIA Control Panel, I have it set to 2560x1440. Is forcing a higher resolution on my HDTV which has a native resolution of 1920x1080 a good idea or not? It looks great in gaming but I heard it can ruin the TV if using an incorrect...
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    Terrible performance in Serious Sam 3 GTX 670 SLI

    I'm getting horrible performance in with SLI enabled with my GTX 670, I'm getting a framerate of less than 30FPS most of the time, and both cards are at 100% usage, not to mention the VRAM is maxed out at 2000MB and texture flickering. However, if I disable SLI the game will run fine and I'm...
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    Will a X79 board run 2133 RAM successfully?

    I'm planning to build myself a X79 rig coupled with the i7 3930K and 32GB of RAM. I already have the 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws X at 2133Mhz, though I'm running three of them on my current X58 board, it only posts at 2000Mhz, I assume its because X58 has limitations running RAM at a high speed. So...
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    Can Gulftown support 2133Mhz RAM?

    I just bought a set of G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB at 2133Mhz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231517 (Did not buy at Newegg but its the model) and I'm currently having issues with my machine booting at 2133Mhz. My motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD9 and it says it can support...
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    SSD running at 128C?

    I just recently got the OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD and just today when I opened Speedfan it reports that the drive is running at 128C which does not seem normal to me. Just yesterday and today my computer is randomly restarting itself and I suspect that my SSD temps are too blame. How do I lower the...
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    24GB DDR3 2000Mhz questions

    I want to buy a pair of 12GB 2000Mhz of RAM for my rig and I've heard that there may be problems getting 2000Mhz stable with 24GB of RAM installed on a system. The RAM I'm interested is this: http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=6964 To people who have 24GB installed on your X58 rig...
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    Wireless USB or Wireless card

    I've just bought a wireless router and used it to create a wireless network between two laptops around the household and it works fine. However, I have another computer and I want to connect that to the wireless router. I have two decisions, a wireless USB or a wireless PCIE card. Which one is...
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    G.Skill 8GB 2133Mhz F3-17000CL11D-8GBXL

    I'm interested in this RAM kit: http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=397 The price is nice and it operates at 1.5V which is good but the downside is the high timings at 11-11-11-30-2N. I currently have a ram kit at 1600Mhz at 9-9-9-24 at 1.5V. Is this RAM good or not?
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    Is the Palit 3GB GTX 580 any good?

    Does anybody own this card and what are your experiences? Frankly I'm getting sick of my Gigabyte GTX 580, one of them are crashing on me, no matter if I downclock or add voltage it will crash on me no matter what, its a known problem and I've RMA'ed it twice already only for me to get...
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    Crysis 2 DX11 crashing

    Is anybody else having any issues running DX11 with Crysis 2? Mine keeps crashing or hanging and its very annoying. I even disabled SLI and the problem is still persisting. WTF... I've also noticed some people are having issues as well.
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    ASUS 990FX Sabtertooth leaked

    http://www.donanimhaber.com/anakart/haberleri/Asusun-Bulldozer-islemcileri-icin-hazirladigi-990FX-Sabertooth-anakarti-ortaya-cikti.htm Looks pretty good so far, I wonder what the rest of ASUS's 990FX board lineup looks like. And I can't wait to see more 990FX boards from Gigabyte, MSI, etc
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    Programs to monitor your temps while playing

    Sorry if this has been asked before, what is a good program that you can monitor your temperatures while gaming?
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    Black square artifacting on BC2 in SLI

    Alright, I'm getting these annoying black square artifacting with SLI enabled on my GTX 580's in Bad Company 2 and its really annoying. Not only that, it freezes my entire computer and I must reboot. Is there a fix for this? I'm using the latest BETA NVIDIA display drivers and using the latest...
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