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    Acer Predator XB271HU bmiprz 27" WQHD (2560x1440) NVIDIA G-SYNC IPS Monitor $379.99

    Just bought it this morning...
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    Internet speed much slower through router

    I'm trying to troubleshoot a problem at my parents house with their internet speeds. If I hook the cable modem directly to the pc, they get 100Mbps down and 6 or 11 up (I can't remember honestly). If I introduce a router into the mix, their speeds drop to 30Mbps down and 6 up. This is using...
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    Pc crashing/re-booting, no blue screen.

    In the past 7 days, my pc has randomly crashed twice. Both times I was just watching a stream on twitch, the pc froze, audio gave a loud bzzzzzzzzzz and the screen went black. The first time, the screen stayed black, no audio from speakers, mouse and k/b lights dead, but motherboard showed...
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    Enabling XMP on Asus Maximus x Hero causing cpu to exceed power limit and throttle down

    I finally got my new pc put together and decided to stress test it. PC is i7-8086k Asus Maximus x hero, gskill trident z 3200 When running the "optimized defaults" in bios, I can stress w/ prime95 and it runs just fine, 4.3ghz all core, temps below 70, etc. But if I enable XMP in bios, I go...
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    Motherboard does not sit flush on standoffs

    building my first pc, or trying to anyway. My motherboard has a rather large gap between itself and the standoffs in one corner, video below. I have tried to re seat it many times, but its the same problem each time. Video below. It would seem to me that either the case or mobo is bent...
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    PSU for new 8086k build

    Will be putting together a new build soon, need help choosing a psu. Looking at a 80+ gold at either 750 or 850 watts. Right now I can get the 850 for like a couple bucks more than the 750 (evga is the brand btw) The build FOR NOW will be 8086k not Overclocked Gtx 1070 not Overclocked 16gb...
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    Can't get sound through HDMI on new Dell monitor

    Got my father up and running w/ a new Dell pc and monitor. The monitor is connected to pc via HDMI. He had audio for about a month, and now it is gone. All the basic/easy stuff is right, it is set as the default device on playback devices, volume is at 100%. Connecting his pc to a HDTV...
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    Pc will not run for more than 3 seconds with new ram installed

    Trying to upgrade the ram in my current pc, but running into trouble. Specs are: Motherboard: Gigabyte z68a-d3-b3 (F11 BIOS) CPU: core i5-2500k Ram: Current 4x2gb adata ddr3 (according to cpuz 665mhz, 9-9-9-24 2T) Ram: New 2x8gb Kingston HyperX fury 1866 ddr3 Installing the new ram in any...
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    Total beginner trying my first overclock (i5 2500k) looking for guidance

    *edited slightly to make post shorter and a little more concise* Hi everyone, Attempting my first overclock ever on my current pc with the i5-2500k processor. Just looking for some guidance/reassurance that I'm doing it right here. I have been trying to read as many guides as possible on...
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