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    How much vram do I need for 1080p gaming at any settings?

    I am looking to build my first ever PC but I still don't have a set graphics card yet. I know I am going to have an FX-6300 Unlocked for my CPU and 8GB of DDR3 at 1866 MHz for my RAM. I am on a budget and with my current plan, I really can't spend too much more than $100. I am completely fine...
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    Old sound bar and sub in diy cabinet?

    My question is, if I take apart my old sound bar and Logitech sub woofer build a cabinet for then could the sound end up better because of the larger cabinet?
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    Solved! Can you build a laptop in 2017

    Is it possible to build a gaming laptop in 2017
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    Suggested VR PC Build (versus New Alienware Aurora)

    Hello, Diving into the world of VR, as I will soon be buying the HTC Vive. So now I need a computer that will be solely used with this VR system. I see Dell as a Black Friday ad for the New Alienware Aurora ($1400 option) * Intel I7 8700 * 16GB DDR4, 266MHz up to 64GB * GeForce GTX 1070 w/...
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    Should I buy a laptop or build one?

    I am planning on getting a new laptop, but i can't seem to find one that will run games decently in my price range (around $600). I want to be able to run games like Rainbow Six: Siege at least on 30 fps, low settings, which my current desktop is able to do. The main problem is the graphics...
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    Looking for the best pc for camgirls

    Hi, I need a laptop for my gf, she is a camgirl, I need to know which laptop is the better option to buy. I read this blog but I`m not sure! [link removed] I want to know the best pc for camming too. (maybe is better build one for parts?) Thnks
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    Seeking Advice on VR PC Build!

    Hey there! I'm looking to build my first VR machine that can also do some serious video editing. It's centered around the GTX 1070 (which I'm getting with the HTC Vive bundle.) I found this build online and I love the price point. Please let me know your thoughts - this is my first time building...
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    Which VR Headset to use?

    This is my build- Intel Core i7-8700K ‌ASUS Prime Z370-P ‌G.Skill TridentZ RGB memory 16 GB (2×8 GB) ‌Toshiba OCZ RD400 256 GB M.2 SSD ‌Seagate Firecuda Pro 1 TB SSHD ‌Corsair H100i v2 AiO Liquid Cooler ‌Corsair RM850X 80+ Plus Gold Power Supply ‌NZXT S340VR Elite Matte Black Case ‌ASUS ROG...
  9. Hassan_92

    Custom PC Build for HTC Vive...

    I'm trying to build Custom VR PC For HTC Vive Here are the Specs: Correct me if i have any Incompatible Hardware's Tnx Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z270H Gaming CPU: Intel Core i5-7400 GPU: Asus ROG STRIX GTX 1060 O6G Gaming Ram: (Any Suggestion need only 16GB) Power Supply: Green GP550a-UK
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    Ultra Low Power HTPC build advice for HEVC

    After my Roku 3 bit the dust, I started using a Raspberry pi 3 as my main plex client, which didn't work out as I had started putting my media into h.265 files so lots of dropped frames. So I am building a proper HTPC...just to run plex and have h.265 10 bit hardware decoding. I have two builds...
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    Would these work with a HTC Vive?

    I am making a budget VR ready PC(Build Link: and I was wondering which card will run the best with a Vive. (I found one for 200)...
  12. Z

    Trying to build a passive in-ear (wired, not wireless) monitor backpack which takes a mono signal from a mixing desk aux out.

    Volume control for passive in-ear monitor
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    Portable pc config

    I need portable moniter and also a build which i can carry in my bag and it shoud have r3 1200 And this is obvious a laptop would cost me a fortune but portable pc wont
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    Build a high end computer and buy low spec laptop or gaming laptop for computer engineering?

    Hi, I'm in senior high school now and i will take up computer engineering in college. I want to know if should i build a high end computer and buy a mid spec or low spec laptop or should i buy a gaming laptop. TIA
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    virus protection for my planned build

    I'm going to build my first pc around December because my gaming laptop has a ton of viruses on it, but now i'm worried my new pc will get infected with viruses, so I need some advice to prevent my pc from getting viruses.
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    Powering an AMP with PSU

    Hello guys! I am planning to build a subwoofer for my room. I have PIONEER TS-W3003D4 subwoofer. SPECS: 600w nominal 2000w max 4 Ω Also i have PIONEER GM-D8601 APM. SPECS: 600w nominal 1600w max 4Ohm 24A I am looking for a PSU that can run my AMP. I am looking at CHIEFTEC ATX 2.3 A-135...
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    VR PC Build under 2000 Canadian Dollars

    Im looking for the best gaming PC + VR system that totals 2000 Canadian Dollars. Thanks
  18. codecrazy666

    Want To Build Super Laptop Thoughts and Ideas?

    Okay, so what my goal is; is a really powerful and fast Laptop that can operate faster than most modern computers in a whole, can adapt as time goes by so it learns by itself, has a Different powersource (Aka: not plugged in by your normal computer cord), can devirus itself, and most importantly...
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    gt 13030 vr

    I'm going to get a gt vr 1030 for my build im working on but I want to know if this'll work with VR as well.
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    Building a gaming laptop

    Firstly, I apologize if I'm in the wrong section. Secondly, I need help to build a gaming laptop. This is my first time trying to make one. Can I use Intel Core i5-7600K as my CPU and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 ti for my GPU? If I can then what laptop case should I use and where can I find one...
  21. A

    Code Blocks compile

    Ok, so i downloaded code blocks with MinGW, but when i click build my hello world program, nothing happens. I've set the path, but still, i cant find the .exe anywhere. What do i do?
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    1 PC 2 Rooms - Gaming rig & VR setup.

    Hi All. I'm looking to build out a gaming rig that handles VR. I'm not too worried in this post about the actual specs of the rig (I might do another post if necessary on specs). I have an office which is above my living room. in my office is a closet which is directly above our...
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    Help build PC for gaming + virtualization

    Hey peeps, I'm from Belgium and I'm looking to build myself a PC soon. But I've got no idea about what parts to purchase. So my goal with this PC is to be able to play games with good FPS and also be able to install vmware and practiice server adminastration , virtualization. My budget is...
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    amp for chromecast without volume control so the amp uses device set volume..?

    So just like when you build a car stereo system, the head unit controls the volume signal and the amps in the trunk amplify the sound according...? How can I set up a inexpensive google Chromecast system which would provide the same functionality. Basically my device and chromecast would be the...
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    Is this a good build for VR?

    I've been building a PC which will run VR games (using HTC Vive) almost all the time being worked. For now I've got the next configuration below: CPU: Core i7-7700K. Alternatives: Ryzen 1600X / 1700, Core i7-6700K. I don't know whether to buy separate cooler or only use that given in the BOX...
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    Chrome 60 Still Freezing When Wi-Fi Dips Out

    Google Chrome Version 60.0.3112.50 (Official Build) beta (64-bit). I switched to this version because of the same issue on the regular version, but it's the same here too. Whenever the Internet chips out for a quick moment, chrome freezes up until full connectivity is restored. This sucks when...
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    PC Build for VR gaming and VR graphic (UE4)

    Hi guys, I'm new to PC and currently planning to build my first system to get ready for VR game and UE4. My goal is to have a powerful system that is silent and fit right with my working desk, which is pretty small. Your opinions, comments on my spec would be much appreciated! Spec...
  28. BuckCity

    rear speakers don't work on yamaha rx-v377 recever

    Hey guys, I connected my newly build desktop pc to tv to my receiver using Audio Return Channel (ARC). So I can play games at 60fps. But, when I play tomb raider and set the receiver to straight so it can play the sound in the format the game was programmed to play in. It just uses the left...
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    VR Build, Thoughts?

    So I'm about to build a VR rig with a £2k budget this is what I've come up with so far: ASUS Z170-A Intel Skylake SLi/CrossFire ATX Motherboard - Black - 128.99 Intel I5-6500 - 180.99 evga nvidia geforce gtx 1080 sc gaming - 485.47 corsair vengeance 2x8gb 3200mhz - 136.55 corsair vs650 - 47.5...
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    Pioneer or GRS+Alpine?

    Hello, I want to build a subwoofer and I've been looking a lot on the web. And I've come to a conclusion and here they are. I can either get a GRS 12" subwoofer from Parts Express and an Alpine MRV250 on my country for 185€ or I can get the Pioneer GTX-3706B Pack which includes the subwoofer...
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    Future proof VR Build?

    Future proof VR build so i've been doing some research on VR builds and found this one, CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 GPU: GeForce GTX 1070 Motherboard: MSI B350M Gaming Pro Storage 1: Crucial MX300 275GB Storage 2: Seagate Barracuda 2TB HDD Power Supply: EVGA GQ 650W RAM: 16 GB DDR4 Case...
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    Low budget laptops?

    So I need a laptop, for less than £150, that can run fl studio 12. Should I build my own laptop or can anyone recommend one I can buy?
  33. AtomicSnipe

    Solved! Should I get the laptop or PC?

    Hi, I was planning to build this PC but then I found this laptop (6th gen i7, 512 Gb ssd, GTX 1060, FHD monitor) for about $1171 in my country, but its used. I will be going to college in a couple years...
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    I want to build my own smartphone from scratch

    I have a desire to build my own smartphone and i guess it takes a lot to build it but can someone give me a complete components guide and so that i can work on it.
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    Can this run VR smoothly?

    Im building a new computer from scratch and would like a second opinion on how it would run. These are all the parts of the computer and links to the site im buying them from. Case - Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Series PH-ES614L_BK Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower...
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    1080 ti / i7700k VR build check?

    Hi all, I want to get the most out of my Vive so I put together a new potential build. I'm hoping this will be top of the line right now, with some good legs for the future too, at least a few years without having to upgrade. Down the road I could add a second 1080 ti if more VR games end up...
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    Video Editing: Build new PC or upgrade current one?

    I record 4K video for YouTube. My desktop takes 45 minutes to render a 7 minute 4K video with bitrate at 40MB/s. Is this a long time or is this normal? My computer is really old. Desktop: Custom Built Motherboard: MSI 790FX-GD70 Processor: AMD Phenom II x4 955 @3.2GHz RAM: 8Gb DDR3 1333MHz...
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    Cheap/old laptop/tablet with best build quality?

    Hi guys, I'm after a laptop I can use just for streaming from my huge work computer. I'd like to stream all my graphics work, as well as steam. I should be ok with a dual core CPU and 4gb of ram, but anything better is a plus. A larger screen would be great as the work pc is 1440p. I'd even...
  39. B

    Jbl 5504 enclose specs

    I want to build a pair of 5504 lf cabinets but I can't find any specs on the port diameter and port depth
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    Building a subwoofer

    Hello, i'm planning to build my own subwoofer but I have a problem with a part of it. the subwoofer i'm planning to buy is Pyle PLPW8D 8-Inch 800 Watt. the problem is I do not know what amplifier plate does I need to buy, I have problem with the money, so I cant buy something like this...
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    First PC build already taken over by virus

    As the title suggests, my first PC build has already fallen victim to some sort of virus/trojan/malware. It's been a while since I've really had to watch what I do since I've been using Mac OS X. My system wasn't even put together for a week before I realized what had happened. I've been...
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    Need help deciding a proper VR micro-ATX build...

    Hello, I have been planning on building a gaming PC for quite a while now, and I was wondering what the best build would be for VR? Like a moron, I already ordered the case, which is the vivo case-v06, but I haven't ordered anything else yet... Could anybody help me decide a proper build for use...
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    Dayton Audio or GRS?

    Hello, I want to build a subwoofer and after checking Parts Express I found this 2 subs but I can't decide which one is the best itself. I decided that I want to use a 10" subwoofer and I saw these: GRS: Dayton...
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    Should I buy dell inspiron 5767

    Plz tell me the pros and cons and the build quality
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    Is my VR build alright? Or should I change it around? also Rift or Vibe?

    I am making a "VR Testing Rig" for my dads store (he has a few stores for records cds gaming stuff ect. basically a vinal store with games and books ;D) and i was wondering if this build I put together for him would be satisfactory... Dont worry I know it seems over kill af, but he told me...
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    having screen overlay error on my galaxy s7 edge

    i tapped build number 7 times and it says that developer mode has already been turned on but it didnt fix the screen overlay error
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    How to make a graph of the difference between cells - Microsoft Excel

    Hello, I'm benchmarking using fraps the frame timing during a 2 minute run around a map in BF1. It's progressively given me the ms build up from 0ms all the way up to 119986.554ms. I wanted to make a line graph showing the difference in frametime over time, so say between frame 1 and frame 2 is...
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    Could you please tell me if this laptop is capable of 4k video editing ?

    I am thinking of buying this laptop online and I'll be using it mainly for 1080p and 4k video editing. Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 Laptop Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ Processor, 4 Cores, 6M Cache, 2.60 GHz up to 3.50 GHz 16GB ram 1TB +256GB SSD Radeon R9 M375 w/4GB 14 Inch, Win 10, Black
  49. U

    Newbie wants to build a gaming mini desktop - where to start?

    I want to build a desktop as small as the alienware's product: My aim is to build a mild gaming laptop. I would purchase a motherboard and build my shell relative to it and what else I might put in. Here are my shoppinglist (unfinished)...
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    [Build Help] Cheapest Oculus Build.

    Hello, Im looking to make cheap build for Oculus. I choose RX 480 for it, but i need help with other peripherals. From my experience CPU doesn't really matter, so please recommend anything that is fairly cheap and worthy choose. I never know for MOBO's ... rest ill manage to choose myself...
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    I just build a new PC and when i put on my ear buds i hear a little buzz sound or something but when i play games it much loud

    everytime i plug in my ear buds i hear a little buzing sound and when i play a game it even louder
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    Trying to input username in new fresh build, but no response from keyboard

    The issue is that I am re-building an old dell X17 laptop back to its orginal operating system of Windows 7. Because the laptop's keyboard has not worked in a long time, I had been using a wired external one. But on the fresh build screen of set up where it says " type user name and type a...
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    Can Amazon ship pc parts to Singapore?

    I want to build a computer with parts from Amazon but I am not sure if Amazon can ship to singapore or not. Here is my list Also another question : Do they deliver it directly to your front door or do you have to go to...
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    Wiring issues on a Boombox build

    I have one 4 ohm speaker at 200(rms)and one 8 ohm speaker at 300(rms)how should I wire it to get the best results on a 2 channel 1200 watt amp in a boombox build???
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    Why is a $2000 XPS 15 laptop better than a cheaper laptop with same specs?

    What makes premium laptops so good that reviewers call them "the best"? I mean, sure they are made using premium materials. But why is that important when you can save hundreds by going for cheaper materials but good build quality? What else makes top-of-the-line laptops, top-of-the-line?
  56. mimomumy

    Raspberry android phone?

    Hey, I have two weeks of holidays coming up, and have already built a raspberry pi tablet running raspbian. I would like to build a raspberry android phone. I already have: - a rpi 3 - a 7" touch screen & driver board - a powerbank - cables What else would I need to build a working phone...
  57. Z

    Input on a budget VR Rig?

    Greetings Geniuses, Gurus, and everyone else! Long time reader, first time poster.. Looking for thoughts on this build -- intended primarily for VR: Let me know what you think! Any recommendations? Cheers Z
  58. T

    Can't find any specs about speakers.

    We recently took our old rear projection TV to the dump. I salvaged the speakers out of it before. I want to build some sort of speaker setup with them. I cant find the wattage for one speaker. and I cant find the wattage or impedance for the other speaker. I've tried looking up the numbers on...
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    my browser is being redirected how do l stop this

    56.0.2924.76 (Official Build) beta (64-bit) is the version of chrome l'm on currently. l'm being redirected constantly. To date: l've gone into safe mode and run ccleaner malwarebytes adaware, rkill 64 bit to no avail, l'm still experiencing redirects and new browser opening constantly. ls...
  60. K

    Is HTC Vive compatible with my rig?

    I wonder if my rig would be compatible to HTC Vive. Responses are appreciated. CPU: Intel i5-6600 GPU: Zotac GTX 1050ti OC edition RAM: Crucial Ballistix 4GB+4GB OS: Windows 7 64-bit Additional question In the box of the GPU I have , it says VR Ready on the upper right. If it is not VR...