Thank you everyone (y)
Someone mentioned my Sabertooth P67 so I just made a test with it combined with a ROG 5700 XT. I'm not worried by bottlenecks anymore and can tell there is no reason to test other systems for now. But the most important thing is I got a better understanding f how to test...
I'm looking to upgrade both me and my girlfriends displays, but since we got multi-monitor setup (old BenQ GW2670's) they can't be too expensive, so instead of just throwing money at expensive screens and hoping for the best any advice on good-for-gaming displays matching the following without...
Oh, sorry I misread the comparison of 3dmark versions then. I'll go have another look.
I haven't provided any hardware info because I wanted to be able to test it myself since it is for more than testing one PC. I was only looking to learn :happy:
EDIT: I just got told that it doesn't support Freesync and since back in 2015 I'm no longer running Nvidia cards. Sorry for wasting your time :dead:
So way back in 2015 I was looking at the ASUS ROG Swift PG278QE display but never got around to actually order it. Is it still worth buying or are...
A QVL is a list of hardware they have tested working - not a get out of jail free card. It is a way for customers to know for sure something works without having to test it themselves. The more lists they have the better they are supporting their customers. Using hardware not on the list doesn't...
I'm very surprised anyone mentions XFX in a thread about quality. They have made awful cards, like the THICC cards.
Hello experts :)
I'm running a brand spanking new GPU on a very dusty motherboard. Is it possible somehow to see the PCI-Express bus utilization and if it is bottlenecking the GPU? I know you can google some tests, opinions and theoretical numbers but I'd like to be able to see/test it myself...
I had no idea Zen2 was coming. I will wait and see how the price and performance looks a month from now. Thank you!
I play a lot of different types of games so I will have a look. Thank you for the tip :)
I'm completely out of the loop on hardware these days so would someone mind giving me some advice on what would be a good upgrade? I'm thinking a boost in performance like ~50% (see link below for current specs) and the ability to upgrade CPU for as long as possible.
Usage is something like 60%...
My GPU died and I'm totally lost in the jungle. What is the fastest card I can put in my old machine without having a huge bottleneck?
I5 2500k @ 4,6
Sabertooth P67 (only has PCI-e 2 x 16)
My monitor is 1080p 60hz.
Thanks! Yes, 60hz 1080P gaming and no specific genres as I play lots of different kinds. I have already made another question elsewhere since I have no idea how fast RAM this board can use.
EDIT: The CPU is at 4,4ghz. No idea how high I can push it.
I'm about to get some new RAM to overclock an I5 2500k but I'm unsure what I can use in this motherboard. ASUS' site says up to 1866 but I see tests (like DigitalFoundry's) that recommend paring the CPU with 2133. Can I run that in the Sabertooth?
I'm looking at upgrading GPU but I'm unsure how high I can go before it will be bottlenecked too much by the rest of the system. Currently the system is a I5 2500k @ 3,?ghz with a R9 380 4GB. The motherboard is an ASUS Sabertooth P67 (PCIe 2.0 x16).
So, how high can I go...
I did test with another set. It is with jack instead of USB though, but it had it too.
Did you read the part about my test with a cable directly between MIC IN and headphones out? By my logic the problem has to be external, after the PC.
I've gotten rid of some of the noise after I disconnected everything as advised, but 90 % is still there. To rule out even more I've tested with a cable directly between mic in and headphones out with software from Passmark and Rightmark. It isn't perfect but it removes pretty much all the...
I tried grounding with a piece of wire with no change. I also tried listing to the mic while moving around in the room to see if I could figure out if it was anything specific that made the noise but no luck there either. If anything putting the mic behind the TV made it more quiet(?!).
Thank you for giving me something to try and think about.
I know grounding is important but there's no way for me to do so in this rented flat. I have tried following your other advice and I found out that the microphone works as an antenna. It catches the buzzing through the cabling from the...
So, I have quite a lot of noise on my microphone and to not annoy those I talk with I'd really like to fix it. Sadly I have no idea how. The noise is either from all the stuff I have connected in my living-room or from the power outlet as it is a problem in both my PC and my PlayStation 4 (same...
I have and just like when I bough my old card (the Audigy) Creative cards got good reviews. I don't know much about soundcards but I do know that worse drivers than theirs have seldom seen the light of day. I don't know if it is better today or the reviews are like back then though, so I didn't...
Simple question (though I have no idea if the answer is simple too):
I was happy with my onboard audio (the ASUS Sabertooth P67 has a Realtek ALC892) until I needed to use my microphone for Mumble. Yikes! So. Much. Noise! So now I'm thinking, do I need to buy a new dedicated card or is my old...
The height. I just had a thought. The current card leaves just enough room for pcie pins/cables and it is the same height as the bracket on it. That should make it a lot easier (:
Oh and "nyhed" means "New" or "Just added".
Btw. my Sabertooth P67 motherboard only have PCIe 2.0 x16. No idea what the newest cards use these days (PCIe 3?), but in my price range it should be more than enough, no? :)
I also just remembered: The GTX 460 is a real tight fit. It cannot be any higher at all or it wont fit beneath the PSU..
EDIT: Going to grab a Gigabyte GTX 770 with a Windforce X3.
Hello experts :)
So I'm thinking about upgrading my GPU and last I asked I was told to wait. Well it has been a while now. Mostly it's to get my PC to shut up now that it has become nice and quiet otherwise, but more power is...
I'm looking for a htpc case that can hold three internal disks in cooling enclosures (5.25) either internal or internal + the CD drive bay. Any on the market that isn't huge two level boxes? If not, then with room for two at least?