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    In Progress Will a bad GPU harm other hardware?

    Recently my brother's 4 year old pc has been having a lot of issues with crashing, and he believes it is the gpu that's affecting it. He wants to swap the gpu in my PC with the one in his PC. Will this faulty GPU harm my other hardware?
  2. H

    Dead GPU or PCIe

    hey i need some help to know what happened to my pc . so basically i upgraded my pc before 3 or 4 month ago except my GPU GTX 980TI so everything was working fine . the problem happened to me i was playing a game and i left my room for 5 min i came back both of my screens was black and there is...
  3. Last-echo

    Monitors suddenly stopped working. Please help!

    I am using a dual monitor setup, with a computer that I have put together myself. I have tried using the tip that I've read about where you turn off the computer, power it off, unplug the monitors and after waiting a short while plug it back and turn the pc back on. But it didn't do anything.. I...
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    Solved New Parts (gpu/cpu/mobo), monitor not detecting

    I just got a new: GPU: RTX 2080 CPU: i5 9600k Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE After getting everything wired and in the build, i turned on the power and everything in the build (psu, gpu, cpu, motherboard lights) turned on along with the fans. However.. my monitor detects nothing. The...
  5. Canaanite

    PC Display Issues

    I’ve had a custom built PC for the last three years now which has worked great for the first two years until I began experiencing significant issues over the past ten months or so. All of them seem to be connected in some way to my display, and I’m interested in purchasing a new GPU but want to...
  6. LePidgeon

    Weird GPU noise, need help! Video availabe

    My graphics card (3gb 1060) started making weird noise randomly. I tried rebooting, removing thr GPU, dusting it, and no luck.. it's so loud it's hard to tell where it's coming from, but 98% sure it's the GPU
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    Solved PSU failing ?

    Hello there. A few months ago bought PC that was built in 2015 but still worked fine. Now there is a problem that I have been facing since the beginning. First games I installed were AC: Brotherhood (2010) and AC4: Black Flag. The problem was after around ten minutes of gameplay in brotherhood...
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    PC only boots without GPU, using iGPU

    i am having a problem with my pc. i have a gtx 1060 6gb, and an i5 6600k, but my pc doesnt boot when my gpu is connected to the system, and will only boot via my iGPU from my i5 6600k, this has only started to happen recently, and i dont know if my GPU has a problem, help:( When i have my 1060...
  9. JunMing

    Need help for the GPU option

    Planning to buy a new GPU for better gaming experience, struggleing between GTX 1060 6G and RX 580, which one should I pick? And I heard about that new GTX card (1180 or 1170, not sure) is coming, will the price of these two go down a little bit? Should I wait till the new GPU release or buy one...
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    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. L

    GPU not being used in Windows 10

    My GPU is always on 0% in the task manager, even while playing games. I have a AMD Radeon HD 8490 in a Dell Optiplex 9020 SFF. Games don't play very well and I'm not sure if it is because it is not being utilised or if I just need to get a better GPU. I want to upgrade to a GTX 1050 Ti Low...
  12. A

    Something in my PC build making a loud quick rattle noise

    i just built my gaming pc less than a week ago. After I got it all setup and starting playing, there started to be a weird noise that would happen randomly. It seems to happen every time i first start a game up, and when I close it. At first I thought it was like bearings in the gpu fan, but it...
  13. B

    Need help. System wont boot with 2 gpus

    Iv recently got my hands on a second 1080ti. Hipeing to run SLI. Both cards are same. Tested and both work. My problem comes when. I try to boot my system with both installed. I first installed them into my asus maximus x hero. When I go to boot up. I get no display and a post code of 30. Now...
  14. S

    DirectX Issue after upgrading 980 ti -> 1080 ti

    Hello all, Registered out of frustration. I have only been able to find old solutions to this, that don't work. I don't know if the issue is the GPU drivers or what. I get this error when trying to launch a video game. A restart fixes it temporarily, but after a day or two it returns. I will...
  15. robert 8

    GPU - teal blank screen, no signal to monitor (AMD Sapphire R9 280X X Vapor)

    Hello, Problem occurred 12 hours ago during playing, when I got a Teal screen, had to restart, loaded game back up, same thing. (desktop was working fine) After 3rd restart, black screen, monitor wouldn't get signal from GPU, couldn't get into Uefi. Situation right now: - GPU cleaned (was...
  16. S

    I don't know which GPU to buy, please help

    I have recently purchased this gaming PC: Yes, I know it isn't the best one, but I'm new to all this and I don't know which GPU is the best and fits in this PC. If anyone could help, it would be really appreciated. Thank you all in advance, ShadowWarrior17.
  17. _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...
  18. iwanttodie

    Solved How to know which component died?

    Recently I assumed that my videocard died. After surfing some forums I now have doubts. How do I know which one died/dying: PCE slot, PSU, or the Video card without being able to test the card in someone's PC? Symptoms: When I boot without the videocard using onboard graphics it starts normally...
  19. Z

    Solved Upgrading GPU.

    Hi, I'm looking to possibly upgrade my GPU as mine seems as it's on it's last legs. My current PC setup is I5 4670k MSI GTX 660 OC 8gb ddr3 corsair ram 500W PSU Windows 10 . I'm looking to spend around £150 to upgrade ( preferably a nvidia gpu) , I think I can get a decent replacement for that...
  20. N

    GPU Problem

    Hey everyone! I've had a problem that i'm quite sure is the GPU itself, and 'im undecided whether it's the fans causing trouble or not. I have 3 fans on my GPU , and the ones on the right and the left do seem to be slower. Plus they make some sort of flickering noise at around 50% fan speed. I...