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    Video quits after a few minutes from bootup.

    My video card is the newest part in my system. I have a Sapphire RX480 4GB card. Bought it close to 2 years now maybe a bit less. My PSU is and OCZ psu. I think it is 700 watts. recently after booting up. the Video just quits. system makes beep like sound then screen goes...
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    Micro SD memory made in America

    I figured this was the best place to post this. It's made in America week. I need to upgrade the sd card in my phone Is there any micro SD memory that is made in America or is it all made in China and Southeast Asia. Thanks
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    Lenovo G50-45 boot problem - - black screen.

    My Nephew asked me to help him out with his laptop. He has a Lenovo G50-45 laptop that came with Windows 8.1. he told me the laptop has been sitting idle for the past few months and that he recently installed a new LCD screen. The screen looks ok and displays things fine. After the...
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    PSU recommemdation. 600 to 700 watts

    Hello I am going to buy a Sapphire Radeon RX40 4 gig GPU today. Years ago I bought a questionable psu the ocz modxstream pro 700w It has been running fine for me but I really have never put any sort of load on it like a fast gpu l;ike the Radeon RX 480 would. This psu on newegg caught my...
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    3.0 gpu in 2.0 GA-MA790GP-UD4H motherboard

    I cannot afford to do a full blown rebuild at this time. I have this GA-MA790GP-UD4H Gigabyte motherboard with a Pheno II X4 940. 8 gigs ram. For the games I been playing the onboard video has become almost unbearable to play. Have to turn everything all the way down. I have been looking to...
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    3.0 gpu in 2.0 GA-MA790GP-UD4H motherboard.

    I cannot afford to do a full blown rebuild at this time. I have this GA-MA790GP-UD4H Gigabyte motherboard with a Pheno II X4 940. 8 gigs ram. For the games I been playing the onboard video has become almost unbearable to play. Have to turn everything all the way down. I have...
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    Refund problem with Newegg

    Not sure if this is right area for this or not. If its not I apologize. Newegg got my return on December 28, 2015. It was a laptop so the policy states it could take seven to 10 business day. it is now twelve business day and I still do not have my refund. Newegg keeps telling me...
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    Bad XFX R9-380X-4255 got it yesterday

    Bad XFX R9-380X-4255 I got my XFX R9 380 yesterday. First thing I noticed when I opened the box which I thought was kind of odd. The bracket was bent. enough that it had to be bent back in order to get it in the slot and screw it to the case. I connected the dedicated GPU power...
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    Possible PSU issue.

    I have this PSU OCZ 700W ModXStream Pro I did not see the HardOCP review when I bought it about five years ago. My desktop has been sitting on a shelf mostly the past 3 years. I recently brought it back to life. I had a dual boot setup on it. with Linux mint and Win 7 so...
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    Gaming upgrade with 600.00 MB CPU RAM PSU

    Recenty I purchased XFX Radeon R9 380 R9-380P-4255 4GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 CrossFireX Support Double Dissipation XXX OC Video Card Yes I prefer AMD components. To get the most out of the GPU a MB CPU RAM and PSU upgrade is needed. I have been looking at MSI and Gigabyte MB...
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    Godivari core

    Anyone using and AMD Godivari core cpu. Wondering how they perform. with an R9 380. http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&IsNodeId=1&N=100007671%2050001028%20600166681%20601110202&cm_sp=Cat_CPU-Processors_2-_-Visnav-_-AMD-A_3
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    Need help finding ddr2 800 4-4-4-12

    I need some help finding some memory for desktop. I have two four sticks in my old desktop. Two 1 gig corsair ddr2 pc6400 800mhz 4-4-4-12 two Kingston two gig sticks of 5-5-5-18 ddr2 pc 6400. I know the timings don't match years ago I didn't know much about ram timings...
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    Need GPU advice/help picking right one.

    most of the time I play titles like Diable 3 and Guild Wars 2 that are not that graphically intense. Occasionally I like to play a game like the Witcher 3. I recently started using my desktop again. The components in my desktop are roughly about 6 years old. A Phenom II X4 940 cpu...
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    What laptop do you have for Gaming and Why?

    What laptop do you use for Gaming and why? Why did you choose Nvidia over AMD or other way. Why Intel over AMD or AMD over intel? Did you go for performance over price? What was most important when choosing a gaming laptop? Thank you
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    Best Gaming laptop for under 700.00

    Hello all. What is the best gaming laptop for Under 700.00. Recently I bought an Asus A555DG laptop from NEWEGG. The more I use it the more I feel cheated and mislead. I am seriously considering returning it and getting a true gaming laptop. With a true dedicated GPU. Ok...
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    GPU benchmark software Free.

    Are there any decent free GPU bench marking programs available. I would like to test my new Asus laptop.
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    AMD Radeon R8 M350DX

    I am thinking about buying this laptop. I cannot find any info on this gpu AMD Radeon R8 M350DX. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834232797 anyone have any info on it. Thanks
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    Help me decide? Asus 15.6 or HP 17.3

    I need a new laptop. I primarily use my laptop for gaming. I will be getting Diablo 3 reaper of souls, Guild wars 2 Heart of Thorns and maybe Dragon Age Inquisition for Christmas. My old laptop was an Acer 7552G 17.3 inch. My budget is 450.00. I am considering one of 2 laptops...
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    Acer 7552G not turning on.

    I have an Acer 7552 G laptop. Since I got it the laptop has been very good. It is about 5 years old. Monday night I used the laptop played some Diablo 3 on it and general browsing. Had no issues with it. Tuesday night I I was not able to turn it on. No display No beeps. I can...
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    New Laptop cannot get wireless to work

    My step son got a new laptop. I have been unable to get it to sign on to the wireless. Is there a trick to it. We input the password but it will not connect. Is it possible it is not compatible with the Verizon FIOS router we have. The laptop is windows 8. We have three windows 7...
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    SSD drive for ACER 7552G laptop

    I have an Acer 7552G laptop. I would like to know if I can install an SSD dive. What SSD drive would be compatible. What SSD dirives are best? Thanks Is something like this compatible with my laptop http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-20239046-L02A
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    SSD drive and ACER 7552G laptop

    I have an Acer 7552G laptop. I would like to know if I can install an SSD dive. What SSD drive would be compatible. What SSD dirives are best? Thanks Is something like this compatible with my laptop...
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    Hard drive issue Laptop

    I have a samsung harddrive that had linux mint and windows on it. Sunday the dropped would not boot. kept giving me a Grub error. I made the mistake of resetting the mbr with windows using fixmbr and fix boot. Now I am having trying seeing anything on the drive. I have over...
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    Dell netbook not booting

    I reinstalled the wifes netbook to the factory with USB image installed. Made with the dell software that came with the netbook. The install goes very smooth. No issues at all. I can install windows updates and other software but when the computer reboots that's when problem is...
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    Wireless stopped working. Mint 13 mate

    Wireless stopped working. Mint 13 mate. The wireless suddenly stopped worked on my wifes netbook. Enable wireless is grayed out and I am unable to turn it back on. There is no physical on/off switch for the wireless. The fn+f2 does not have an effect. She has never done the updates. I...
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    Wireless stopped working. Mint 13 mate.

    The wireless suddenly stopped worked on my wifes netbook. Enable wireless is grayed out and I am unable to turn it back on. There is no physical on/off switch for the wireless. The fn+f2 does not have an effect. She has never done the updates. I currently have it connected hard wire to do...
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    Continuous Ink System, HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One Printer - C310a

    I would like to know if anyone has any experience with continuous ink systems for HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One Printer - C310a type printers. That is the model I have. Which ink system would you recommend? Is it easy to install. I need ink and don 't really want to buy more...
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    Google Nexus 10 Tablet

    I have been looking on there web site to see if the Nexus 10 memory can be expanded. Has anyone purchased one.
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    Tablet for kids ages 7 and 10.

    I am thinking about getting my kids each an inexpensive 7 inch tablet. A maximum price of about 150.00. Does anyone have any experience of tablets for kids. Thanks
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    Forsaken World.

    Anyone still playing forsaken world on the Storm Legion server. besides trying a gold hack is there an easy way to get gold.
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    dbcc.exe system error: * 402 2 incmenu

    At my work there is a department where they use an ancient program called DBCC.exe. The are 5 people in the department. They all have HP windows xp desktops. The DBCC program runs fine on there computers. A month ago a new person was hired. The company ordered a new computer for...
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    restarting vs. shutdown.

    when uninstalling and reinstalling programs is there a difference between shutting the pc off and restarting the computer. I know the obvious one, you have to turn the computer on again. I mean when u select restart do all the files properly close.
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    The file is not in a recognizable format. OFFICE 2K

    I get this error ile is not in a recognizable format, when trying to open a .xlsx or docx file in office 2000. I do have the compatibility pack installed. The os is windows 7. I have uninstalled office and compatibility pack. I rebooted reinstalled office, rebooted installed the...
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    Office 2010

    Is there a new Office 2010 converter so that office 2000 will be able to read 2007 and 2010 files. I have the fileconverter for 2007. I have a few users that get an error message opening docx and pptx files that worked just fine a couple weeks ago. Now they get the error that its...
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    IBM Thinkpad T43 cmos battery

    Does anyone have any info on how whether it is an easy procedure to changing the cmos battery on an IBM thinkpad T43.
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    Chakra

    Anyone running Chakra. The new version came out recently. How is it with hardware detection.
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    Unable to boot with USB Dell netbook

    I am unable to boot with USB on a dell netbook. I have tried making a usb boot disk with a number of flavors using unetbootin. I keep getting the error bootmgr missing press ctrl-alt-del Please help. I want to get rid of Win 7 and put Mint on netbook or at least an easy to use...
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    Which Distro on Dell Netbook

    My wife got a Dell Netbook. She is not happy with it. It is very slow and sluggish with booting and loading webpages. What would be a good distro to install on it that would be easy to use for her and is more responsive than Win 7.
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    no startbutton XP pro

    I have an Xp Pro machine here at work that lost the start button. How can I get that back? I figure it is infected with a virus and or spyware. SP2 maybe 3 is on it. if I right click on my computer and go to properties only tabs I have are Hardware, advanced system restore and remote.
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    Exchange in Vmware player

    I am not sure if this is the correct forum but the problem is inside a virtualized environment. I have a domain server a replica of it and a win 7 in vmware player I am unable to get exchange server installed it fails at the mailbox role. little background. the first time I tried...
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