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    Thinking of upgrading my i7 4790k to Ryzen

    I haven't upgraded my cpu/mobo/ram in like 5 years and am thinking it's time now. I have an RTX 2070 and 3 x 500gb SSD's for windows and my games. I'm looking for a good price/performance cpu and from the bit of research I've done it looks like the Ryzen 5 3600 or Ryzen 7 2700x are a good choice...
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    RTX 2070 Driver Won't Install

    Hi guys, I just upgraded to an MSI Duke RTX 2070 from a GTX 1070. Before swapping cards I uninstalled nvidia drivers, booted into safe mode and cleaned out the old drivers using DDU. I've tried installing the drivers with Geforce experience, by manually downloading both standard and DCH...
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    Should I pull the trigger on this MSI RTX 2080 card?

    Hi guys, I used to be an avid PC gamer but about 4 years ago I started my own business and became a dad so I didn't have to much time to play. Now that my kids a bit older and I'm not working 60+ hours a week getting my business running I'm back into gaming. I currently have a GTX 1070, i7...
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    Can anyone recommend me a point of sale system for a small retail business?

    I'm going to be opening a small retail store in a few months and have pretty much everything lined up but I'm having a heck of a time finding an affordable POS software that can track inventory, customers, work orders, suppliers etc I wanted to keep the cost at $1,000 or less if possible. When...
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    Amazon buy 2 get 1 free promo

    Just a heads up that Amazon is running a buy 2 get one free promo. I'm not sure if it's also available in the USA but in Canada it runs until the Nov 13th. Add 3 qualifying games to your cart and use promo code bonusgame. I just ordered Forza Horizon 2, HALO MCC and COD:AW for xbone and my...
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    Can someone help me with disabled Apple ID

    Hey guys, I'm trying to get my disabled apple id back. I went here http://support.apple.com/kb/ts2446 and successfully reset my password. I got the confirmation e-mail so I know it worked. I even wiped and reset my Ipad but I'm still getting the disabled apple id message. I tried calling but...
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    Upgrading from a laptop with a GT 540m to a 740m worth it?

    Hey guys, I'm not to familiar with gaming on lower end gpu's and was wondering if a GT 740m is a step up from a 540m. My wife only plays WOW casually and currently has an Acer with a 2nd gen i5 and a 540m. I can get a refurb Asus S551LB with a 4th gen i5 and a 740m for $400. Think it's worth it?
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    Does a GTX 680 4GB have similar performace to a 280X?

    Hey guys, I currently have an MSI 280X that I was looking to sell in order to get an nvidia card with a 3dvision kit. Someone offered to trade me their 1 year old Asus GTX 680 4GB for my 280X. Would this be a fair trade for both of us? Thanks
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    Help choosing replacement radiator

    Hey guys, several years ago I built a custom watercooling loop for my cpu. I had never WC before so I did a bunch of research and with some [H]elp I went with a Thermochill PA120.3, EK Supreme full copper cpu block, Swiftech MCP350, Primochill tubing and feser one coolant. I don't know how it...
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    Has anyone made the jump to 4k PC gaming?

    Hey guys, now that the Samsung U28D590D is out I'm tempted to ditch my eyefinity for a 4k display. Does anyone have a 4k display for PC gaming? Thoughts?
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    Galaxy Tab 3 7 inch or Asus MeMo Pad HD 7?

    Looking to pick up a cheap tablet mostly for internet browsing and e-reading. Both the Memo Pad and Galaxy tab 3 are $150 right now. Which would you guys prefer. I'm leaning towards the Memo due to the higher PPI but I don't know if that really matters on a 7 inch display.
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    Need help choosing between Galaxy S4 and HTC One

    I'm looking to pick up a new phone today and am trying to decide between the S4 and HTC One. To be honest I use my phone more as a mini tablet than a phone. Both are on promo for $0 on a 2 year contract. Main use is e-reader, internet browsing and youtube. Both phones have great reviews and...
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    Has anyone purchased the PS4 Camera or used Remote Play on the Vita

    I picked up my PS4 on launch day and have been extremely impressed with it. I'm thinking of picking up the PS4 camera. Is there anything other than just dance and the playroom out for it yet? Do voice commands work well? Do you find it worth the $60? I was also thinking of picking up a...
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    Rocksmith 2014

    Picked up Rockmsith 2014 a few days ago and figured I'd post a quick review. I played the original Rocksmith and this is definitely an improvement. The #1 greatest addition to this game is the riff repeater. When you choose "Learn a song" at any point you can press B (on xbox 360) and it...
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    What are the best 3D (glasses) PS3 and PC games?

    I just got a Benq W1070 1080p 3D projector and I'm looking for some games to play on PS3 or PC that have really good 3D effects. So far I've tried Motorstorm Apocalypse and Uncharted 3 and both were pretty damn good. What other games would those of you who game in 3D suggest?
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    Just picked up GTA Sand Andreas and Vice City. What graphic mods should I install?

    I grabbed both games off the Steam summer sale for like $6. Vice City is my favorite GTA game followed closely by San Andreas. Just wondering which graphic mods I should use to make the games look as good as possible before I replay them. I googled it but there are quite a few options and I'm...
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    Playstation Network "Summer Blast" Sale

    Just found out about the playstation summer sale. http://www.shacknews.com/article/79980/playstation-network-summer-blast-sale-announced Ratchet and Clank Collection for $7.50 is awesome!
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    What do you guys think of this AMD vs NVIDIA youtube video

    This video was recommended an another site so I gave it a watch. Personally if all of this guys videos are this ridiculous I don't understand how he can have over 100k subscribers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yG5dl_XEnck
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    Upgrading from 720p to 1080p projector advice

    Hi guys, I currently have a 720p Acer H5630 720p projector that I'm looking to upgrade. I'm just looking for an entry level 1080p projector that will be used in a dark basement for gaming and movies. I'm projecting onto a DIY screen I made with white photo backdrop paper. I've been happy with...
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    USB device not recognized

    A few weeks ago I started getting the usb device not recognized message. I just did a fresh install of windows 8 pro and I'm still getting the error. I unplugged every usb device except my keyboard and mouse, still get the error. Swapped keyboard and mouse, still get the error. Unplugged the...
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    Recommend me a soundcard primarily for music with headphone amp

    My Auzentech Forte just bit the dust and I'm looking for a replacement card for around $100. I use Seinnheiser PC350 headphones and Z-5300 speakers. Occasionally I hook it up to my home theater via optical. I'm a musician and although I play a fair amount of games I'm more concerned about...
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    Radiator is leaking need suggestion on replacement

    So I don't know how it happened but my Thermochill 120.3 is leaking. I haven't checked out watercooling components since I put together my current loop 3 years ago and need suggestions on a replacement. I'm currently running a 2600k and don't plan on WC my video card since I upgrade pretty...
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    Walking Dead out on PC and consoles today

    Anyone else picking this up today? It's getting solid reviews from what I've seen. I'm just trying to figure out if it supports eyefinity. I've never purchased a Telltale game before. Do they typically support eyefinity?
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    6950 xfire or GTX 680 for triple monitor gaming?

    Hey guys, I have xfire 6950's and run eyefinity 5760X1080 for gaming. Would the GTX 680 be a better option? I couldn't find a benchmark comparison anywhere. Thanks
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    P8Z68-V PRO which sata controller is the fastest

    Hi guys, I just picked up an Asus P8Z68-V Pro GEN 3 motherboard and am wondering which sata controller I should use. There are 2 X Sata 6GB's on the Z68 chipset, 4 X Sata 3GB's on the Z68 and 2 X Sata 6GB's on a Marvel controller. I will be installing an OCZ 60GB Vertex 2, 2 X 500GB's Seagate...
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    Somebody PLEASE help me install Win 7 64 on an AMD A75 mobo

    Good day, I hope this is the right forum to post this issue in. I'm putting together an HTPC for a friend consisting of Asus F1A75-V PRO, AMD 3870, 8GB Kingston DDR-3 1600MHz, Seagate 500GB SATA-3. I'm using a brand new Win 7 Ultimate 64bit w/SP1 dvd but I have also tried installing via USB...
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    Should I go for CCNA or NET+ certificate?

    I've been working in computer hardware sales/support for the past 6 years and lately I've been thinking about acquiring some networking certificates so I can move into a small/medium business IT department. Unfortunately I have a house and mortgage and can't attend school full time. I was...
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    Rage performance issues (6950 2GB xfire and eyefinity)

    I got a free Rage Steam code the other day and have been really enjoying the game. Asides from the crummy story and less than stellar graphics I've been having a blast. The problem is the extremely low FPS I'm getting, especially when outside driving around. PC specs: i7 920 @ 3.60GHz...
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    Possible to get iPad into DFU more without using power/sleep button

    I have an original iPad running 5.0.1 The ipad was dropped and the sleep/wake button no longer works. I would like to jailbreak it but can't find a recent guide on how to do so without the sleep/power button. Anybody here know of a way? Thanks
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    Quick suggestions on Sandybridge build

    Hey folks, my friend wants to upgrade his Q8300 rig to something more current. We will be re-using some of his parts. He is a gamer and budget isn't to much of an issue. What I have picked out thus far (Canadian prices): GA-Z68X-UD4-B3 $150 i5 2500k $230 GSKILL Sniper Low Voltage...
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    How to enable hybrid xfire on the new Llano F1 mobo's

    I'm building an entry level gaming system for a friend which consists of an AMD A8 3850 on a Gigabyte GA-A75M-UD2H and a Sapphire HD 6570. I have everything up and running with the newest AMD chipset drivers and video card drivers (11.7). I also installed the new CAP 11.7. How do I enable...
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    Is there a Ubuntu or Linux HTPC distro?

    I'm looking to setup another media center on the 42" HDTV I have in the bedroom. Is there a linux distro that would just boot up into an interface that shows all my movies and that's it? The PC will have an AMD 4200+ dual core, 2GB ram on an Asus M4A785T-M/CSM and I'd like to use the hdmi...
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    Are new 6950's able to be flashed to 6970?

    Hey guys, I'm going to xfire my current Powercolor 6950 2GB and was wondering if the new 6590's out today can still be bios flashed to a 6970. I did it with my current one and would like to hopefully have that option if I buy another new card. Also does anyone know if xfire works well in Rift...
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    Best software for capturing PS3 gameplay footage

    Hello all, I just bought an Avermedia capture card and have been posting some youtube videos of rock band 3 pro guitar gameplay. I was wondering what software you guys would recommend for capturing. The one that came with the avermedia card sux ass. Right now I'm using fraps to capture...
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    Help me figure out how to capture gameplay from my PS3

    Hi guys, I'm trying to figure out how to capture audio/video from my PS3 onto my pc. I want to make some rock band 3 videos and upload to youtube. Since fretboard moves very fast and I need to be able to play while recording without lagging. So far I have tried the following setups: 1...
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    Considering 6950/70 instead of my SLI GTX 460

    I'm bored of my GTX 460's and have a buyer lined up for them if I sell. Would an ATI 6950 or 6970 be a big downgrade? I game at 5760X1080 and already have the DP adapter from my previous 5850. Would the 2GB of video ram help at that resolution or would my GTX 460 sli setup be much faster...
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    Just purchased my first ssd, any installation / optimization tips?

    Finally decided it was time to get an ssd and picked up an OCZ Vertex 2 60GB as it seems to be a great price/performance ssd. Are there any installation tips or windows tweaks (win 7 ult 64) you would suggest. I know I should set my sata to AHCI but is there anything else I should do? Do I...
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    Dilemma: Raid 0 150gb raptors or get an SSD

    Hi, I have a decent i7 setup that I'm looking to speed up a bit. Would you guys recommend getting Raid 0 150gb raptors or should I get a 60gb SSD? I like the extra space of the raptors but am mostly just looking to speed up windows and game load times. I can get a 60gb ocz vertex 2 for $109...
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    Need advice choosing a projector

    Hey guys, I'm looking to pick up my first projector and have narrowed it down to these 3. Benq W600, Optoma HD66, Acer H5360 I would like to keep the cost between $650 and $900. I will be using it %70 for gaming on my PS3, 360 and Wii and %30 for watching bluray movies. It must be 720p and I...
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