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    Newer PC freezes and a part makes a noise

    Specs CPU: Ryzen 3 1300x 3.5Ghz (under clocked to 3.3) GPU: Geforce Gtx 1050ti Evga MOBO: ASrock AB350MPRO4 RAM: Hyperx fury 2X8 2400 Wireless card: RNX-AC1300PCE PSU: EVGA 450W B3 moular bronze CPU heatsink: AMD Wraith HDD: WD blue 1TB I have recently built a new PC in late December and it was...
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    ASUS Maximus VII Ranger | NO POST, Q Code 76, CPU_LED lit bright red

    Hello. I've got my PC a few days ago, it was sent to me from Europe where I used it without any issues for ~2 years. So I built it up 3-4 days ago and it was working perfectly. I needed to move it, so I shut it down, unplugged it, moved it, plugged it back (to the same cord, same power cable)...
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    Solved Intel cpu turbo boost not working

    currently have i5 7500 @3.4ghz it says it can be turbo boosted to 3.8ghz ive checked bios and turbo boost is enabled both task manager and cpu z only show it running at 3.4ghz, i also have my power options set to high performance currently have z270 gaming m3 msi motherboard i just want turbo...
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    Msi b350 not recognizing r5 1500x

    Hello I bought a msi b350 pc mate and r5 1500x from amazon a while ago. I built the pc and the mobo didnt recognise the cpu, I thought the cpu was faulty and sent it back. I got the new cpu and had the same problem, so I the mobo socket must be faulty so i sent it back and got a msi b350 arctic...
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    Solved Machine keeps freezing, random times, for years!

    Hello all, I have got a custom PC which I have been interchanging parts for a good couple of years, possibly 7-8 years, but I'm not too sure if this makes a difference, I don't know my original spec but here is my spec as of now. OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Home Version 10.0.14393...
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    Solved High CPU usage and temperature after cleaning

    My CPU usage is unusually high since I cleared all the dust out from my case (there was a lot). Just opening any web page consistently shoots it up to between 25-45% and while this happens the fan gets much louder, louder than it used to go even when running intensive games. Also the fan becomes...
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    Completing the Build?

    Recently constructed this build as an idea for my next PC, but I just need some suggestions of compatibility/quality, etc. to maximise the quality of the build. It's primarily designed for gaming and low noise, but it will be used a lot in the summer when the temperature is quite high so I opted...
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    Solved Replaced CPU Cooler and re-mounted smaller heatsink; now fans LOUD and display is blank!!

    I have a HP Compaq Elite 8300 USDT pc- the reeeealy small one. I have it running 24/7 as a media server, and I wanted to upgrade the cooling a little bit. Since the form factor is so small, and a replacement/larger case is out of the question (as well as liquid cooling for now), I purchased the...
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    Solved PC upgrade - cpu / mobo

    Hey guys this forum is really helpful so i thought i'd ask for help again. my gf is looking to upgrade her PC. shes mainly using her pc for Photoshop and gaming ( nothing too high end ) these are her PC specs right now. i7-920 p6t asus motherboard gtx 660 OC 8gb ram 750w PSU her budget is...
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    New PC Build - Need Recommendations please

    Hi, Looking for recommendation on a new desktop build. Currently I have a gigabyte motherboard with intel i3 540 with 8gb ram. I've been running it since 2010 and really could do with a better build. Still got it housed in my ancient Thermaltake X case from 2005! lol So yeah you can tell I need...