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  1. N

    Solved 5 beeps on startup and no display

    Not sure this if this is the correct place to post this. I'm only guessing my problem is related to a hardware issue but I may be wrong. Apologies if I am. I have a Dell XPS desktop computer and it randomly stopped working today. When I turn on the power I hear a beep like it always does and...
  2. K


    Hello, I'm currently using i5 6600(non k) with RX 480 and after 2 years I'm thinking about upgrading my gpu. Had a lot to choose from and I'm thinking about the GTX 1080. Other choice was GTX 1070, but here in my country the price difference between these used GPU's is pretty small, only about...
  3. RetroAech

    CPU Temps Looping/Repeating

    Hello! TL:DR - Reapplied Thermal Paste and now my CPU temps are looping/repeating 10 degrees at a time, nonstop at idle. according to third party software. 58c, 57c, 56c, 55c, 54c, 53c, 52c, 51c, 50c, 49c, 48c, 58c, 57c, 56c ... etc My BIOS shows a steady temp. I just built my very first PC...
  4. M

    Hardware performing below expectations

    My iMac Retina 5k that I purchased around 2 years ago has been performing not so great for the price that I paid (around $2000, I know, what a rip off). I run Bootcamp for Windows 10 on it. I know that macs aren't meant for gaming in any fashion, but should at least be able to give me average...
  5. Brandon Byrnes

    Solved Overclocking RAM and CPU?

    Hello, I'm pretty new when it comes to overclocking. I just built a pretty decent gaming/video editing rig, and I have a question about overclocking my system to get a little better performance out of it. For a CPU I have a AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and for RAM I have 16GB of Corsair Vengeance LPX...
  6. M

    My cpu is clocking at 50% and my windows explorer is the problem

    Hey I have checked my pc for viruses multiple times and could not find anything, i have restarted my pc i have also done other methods to try and fix this problem pls Help?

    Solved Please HELP

    First of all i would like to say sorry for my bad English. Well. I recently bought mobo ga 970a ds3p and cpu fx 6350 for an upgrage! When im plugging on the cpu and run the pc the fun and leds turning on but no display, no mouse or keyboard leds. But if i plugging on my old cpu (phenom 2 x4)...
  8. Rafid

    What cpu is perfect and future proof for gtx 1080 Ti at [email protected]

    I will buy a gtx 1080 Ti and Dell E2016HV. So what cpu is cheapest but perfect and future proof for [email protected]? And also what the cpu will be if it is 1080 Ti mini and [email protected]? So here is my 4 question- cpu for Ti and 900p cpu for Ti and 766p cpu for Ti mini and 900p cpu for Ti mini and 766p
  9. joshyjames

    Solved PC Randomly Stuttering

    I upgraded my pc about 3 1/2 months ago to an r5 2600x, new 3200 ddr4 memory, and a gigabyte x470 aorus gaming ultra motherboard. Ever since then my pc has had these random stutters that seem to occur when I'm doing pretty much anything. it lasts just long enough for me to notice the screen...
  10. B

    Cpu and Gpu performance drop by 30% in sync

    It all started around 2 weeks ago, steam would take up 30% of my cpu randomly for no reason, was not downloading anything or even doing anything. This caused insane fps lag when playing games So I factory resettled my PC Everything was fine for a few hours when I was downloading everything back...
  11. joshyjames

    Solved PC Instability - Help

    My Specs: Ryzen 5 2600x G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3200 Memory Gigabyte x470 Aorus Gaming Ultra Motherboard Gigabyte 1060 Windforce OC 3GB My problem is that when I'm streaming, using OBS, I've had various crashes and it's taken to a boot drive failure several times with...
  12. C

    PC isn't posting after failed CPU upgrade

    I have a HP Compaq office PC and i wanted to upgrade the processor. (compaq presario cq5720f) I accidentally ordered the wrong type of CPU for my CPU socket.( AMD FX 4-Core Black Edition FX-4300, FD4300WMHKBOX) (AM3+ processor for an AM3 socket) . Obviously the processor didn't work and nothing...
  13. B

    Solved i5-7500 running past base speed constantly

    I recently noticed my i5-7500 runs at a speed of 3.6ghz when only using about 15% or 25%, i'm not sure why this is, my cpu has a base speed of 3.4ghz and a max turbo of 3.8ghz. (I also have enhanced intel speed step enabled and intel turbo boost) My question is should it be running this way...
  14. B

    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...
  15. F

    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)...
  16. B

    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...
  17. O

    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...
  18. Chris

    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...
  19. W

    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...
  20. _Nick_

    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...