PC Builds

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    What would I need to upgrade my boyfriend's computer for VR?

    Hey! So, I'm wondering if anyone could help me with what I'd need to purchase as a gift for my boyfriend to upgrade his pc. We own an HTC Vive, but I know what we're running it off probably isn't giving us the best experience we could be getting. Please excuse my lack of knowledge about...
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    pc auto turns on

    Hi, I just build a new gaming pc yesterday and everything is working fine. I can game and do everything else. The problem i'm having is when i turn of the computer it shuts down and just auto starts itself back on. The only way for me to turn it off is to pull the plug or hold down the...
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    Home Theater Computer Build Help

    I am looking to build a compact home theater computer, looking at what I googled online for parts and wondering if this is the correct components to get. Most important for me is the case and motherboard and what is important to have on it. I can spend around 750-1000...
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    Solved! Mini Jack to mixer??

    I currently have 3 inputs (xbox, ps4 & pc) but only one sets of speaker. It's the logitech Z-5300. My speaker only have 3 mini jack as the output. it plug perfectly on my pc without problem but i can't plug my 2 other consoles.. is there any small mixer or any other easy way I could plug all...
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    Words appear double

    All the writing appears as double on all builds and add ons how can I resolve this problem
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    My laptop is suddenly super slow and mostly all games stutter.

    My specs i5 7300hq 2.5 ghz Gtx 1050ti 4gb 8gb ram There was no problem when I first bought my laptop everything ran great but then I do not remember if I changed any setting but my PC became really slow most games became super stuttery but some games worked fine. Please I have found this...
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    Laptop Crashes Constantly

    I have a sony sve15136cn laptop with i5 3230m and amd 7500/7600m graphics.I tried to reinstall windows on in and now it keeps crashing constantly.At first its\ crashed as soon as i installed the graphics driver but then i tried to keep it on microsoft basic graphics driver but still it crashes...
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    Solved! Oculus Rift choppy

    So i have this weird problem with my Oculus rift where on my computer screen everything looks fine but in the oculus headset when i turn my head its like laggy or choppy its not a smooth experience ive reached out too them and they even sent a different headset and nothings changed my specs...
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    PC Displayport/USB-C > Receiver HDMI = no 5.1 only stereo

    Hi guys. I'm pretty stuck there. My setup: - 2080ti with 2 displayports, 1 HDMI and 1 USB-C. - Oculus Rift - Receiver - 4k 60hz TV Connection: PC > Receiver > TV My goal is to setup PC with receiver somehow not through videocard's HDMI to get 4k 60hz and 5.1 sound. Oculus fails to run...
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    Solved! Help me find a Gaming laptop (budget 1200 usd?) or convince me to get a pc if the roaches wont destroy it.

    Two options: PC or Laptop. What I want: Run new gen games at decent settings (witcher 3, nier automata, final fantasy, heavily modded games etc) Light animation and video editing. Some graphic design. Mostly Autodesk Maya/Adobe Creative Suite. Portable-ish. It can be a total brick I don't care...
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    Solved! looking to build a reasonable pc audio system on a budget

    Hello, I am looking to upgrade my multimedia PC audio but the process of trying to research what i need/want has been daunting to say the least. In terms of my pc output I just acquired a creative labs audigy rx 7.1 with multi channel 3.5mm ports and one Toslink out. What i am looking to to is...
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    When ever I use my q key to type, it types qw instead of q, Please help

    When ever I use my q key to type, it types qw instead of q, it is really hard for me to game if my q key does that, for example i can't play league of legends anymore cause of this problem. I have the Razer cynosa chroma, Windows 10 pc. Please help me if you can. I can't live without league of...
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    Monster Hunter World: Best Armor Sets for Each Weapon

    As you delve deeper into the monster hunter world, the more armor becomes accessible to you. Gradually a stage comes where you unlock advanced-level armor that you’ll need to pair up with appropriate weapons to inflict the maximum amount of damage. This monster hunter world weapons builds guide...
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    Ragnarok Arena Pop Up is Wrecking Me, Please Help!

    Hey Everyone, Yesterday I started getting a strange self opening tab on my Chrome browser. It would begin to go to a random site then be redirected to theragnarokarena(dot)com. With a little research I learned that this can be pretty nasty. At first it was an annoying popup in Chrome, but within...
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    Fortnite Battle Royale - Slurp Juice Tips

    The slurp juice is the best healing item after the chug jug as it gradually builds up health or shield when consumed. But, there are some ways through which you can make the consumption of the slurp juice more effective and they are given below: Very Valuable: There is no denying to the fact...
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    Question about studio headphones for PC

    Hello! I play a lot of PC games, listen to music, and do plenty of other things that require me listening to audio. I have a steelseries arctis 7 wireless headset, and while I like them (especially the wireless factor and built-in mic), I can't help but think that there is a way better...
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    Will my PC run vr smoothly?

    Ok, so i want to buy windows mixed reality. My current PC is: - gtx 660 - i5 660 - 4x 4gb ram 1333mhz - asus p7h55-m pro (motherboard) and I know its not enough for vr but when I upgrade my PC to i7 - 870 and gtx 1060 will I be able to run vr smoothly? i7-870 is between minimum and recomended...
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    Audio/Mic Ports Merged together on PC?

    Hi! So I'm not a genius when it comes to how computers work on the inside but its been killin me not knowing something. Why is it that when I buy a new gaming headset (with Audio and Mic) I also have to get a splitter cable? I understand how it works, it basically separates the two channels so...
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    Issues with two identical 2.1 Klipsch speaker sets?

    Hello everyone! I currently have a 2.1 Klipsch speaker set and i was thinking of getting another identical one and using them both through an audio splitter. I don't know much about sound so i wanted to know what potential issues you all would see with this. The splitter i am looking at should...
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    Need Help With Speaker Configuration Help!!!

    I am going to buy a pair of speaker for my desk set up. The Razer Nommo base edition to be exact. I have a dual monitor set up where one I have connected to my ps4 and I use both for my pc when the ps4 is not in use(btw they're dell s231hn monitors). So I was wondering if there was a way where...
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    New PC with low FPS when playing games only

    Just finished up my PC and everything seemed to be working smoothly. Youtube videos work fine, casually surfing the web works; really anything besides gaming works excellent. However, whenever I play any game, everything goes completely south. The games are so unbelievably glitchy, it's not...
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    Want to set up home theatre system to PC

    I want to set this up but I am unsure how to set it to get sound. I have 3 HDMI ports on the receiver. 2 are inputs and 1 output. One is hooked from the PS4 to the Receiver. The other input is from my PC (Graphics card) to the receiver. And finally the output is from my TV to the Receiver. It...
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    How to connect Phillips home theater to PC? (3.5mm input ports)

    I have Phillips DSP 2800 5.1 and I want to use it with my pc. It has 3.5mm input ports so I bought a 3.5mm male to male cable and connected the center speaker to the green audio port at the back of the pc and it works. So I was wondering if I connect the other 2 inputs from the speaker system to...
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    5.1 came with 2 to 2 RCA cables, how to connect it to PC?

    I just bought F&D F3800X 5.1 speaker. Product link: https://www.amazon.in/F-D-F3800X-5-1-Speaker/dp/B01I054Y94 It came with 4 cables. 3 cables: Two RCA to Two RCA (Red/White input, Red/White output) 1 cable: Two RCA to one 3.5mm output When I connect the "Two RCA to 3.5mm" cable to my PC...
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    Audio Sounds Bad From All Ports, Self-Built PC

    I hadn't used my computer in a few weeks, and it was time to plug everything back in and start using it again. ASUS X99-A/USB 3.1 ATX DDR4 3300 Intel Core i7-6800K Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 2400MHz EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G1, 80+...
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    Browser Not Video Playback

    I have been relentless looking for a solution for this issue and have found nothing. I recently handed over my PC to my brother by cleanly reinstalling Windows 10 by going through the Settings app. I set it up for him and now he can't watch any YouTube or Twitch videos. It either plays and then...
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    Need help in selecting a PC for extensive photo editing and Graphic designing and decent video editing.

    Need help in selecting a PC for extensive photo editing and Graphic designing and decent video editing. Budget is not on the higher side.
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    Good value for this PC?

    I'm looking to buy a gaming PC that can handle even the most demanding games at constant high FPS, such as PUBG. I don't know much about building my own PC and don't want to risk braking anytrhing so I have been lokking at prebuilt ones and I found this one for what looks like quite a good price...
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    Malwarebyte in Windows 10 - Web Protection starting but will not stay on

    This is a new issue because Malwarebytes worked fine over the weekend. For some reason the Web Protection will not stay on. Everything else is on. It says it is starting and then turns off. How do you fix this? Paula
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    Laptop or Portable LAN setup

    Hello all, This is my first time posting but I have browsed on the forums for a while. I currently own a ~£700 new integrated graphics dual-core 7th gen i7 laptop but need more power for video editing. My question is whether you think I should buy a low-mid range gaming laptop (£500-£800) mostly...
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    Fps greatly reduced upon unplugging headphones from pc

    Pc performs well, as expected if I plug in headphones before starting the pc, but after removing them performance diminishes. I have all of my drivers updated.
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    PC > DisplayPort to HDMI adapter out > Yamaha 1070 Receiver > Panasonic OLED TV = only works at 1024x768

    Hi all, Hopefully someone can help with this issue. I'm attempting to output my PC to a Panasonic TV via a Yamaha Receiver but I can only get an image when I set the PC output resolution to 1024x768. Any other resolution, up to 1080p causes the Receiver HDMI signal image on the front of the...
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    Black bars atop and down the screen

    Hi, I have a vga monitor connected through a HDMI adapter to my pc which has a gtx 1050ti. Today I got a screen cleaner and proceeded to disconnect the screen from the wall and then from the pc. But I didn't turned off the pc before disconnecting. When I connected the screen again, there were...
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    Repairs to machine.

    Anyone know anyone that still does Laserdisc repairs? My Pioneer laserdisc player cuts out whenever it attempts to play -
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    CPU and MEMORY 100% no one has been able to help!

    1 month ago my pc randomly started being weird and making my CPU and MEM go to 100%. I tried everything and gave up thinking I got a crazy virus so I bought a brand new HDD and brand new SSD to install my windows on. I installed steam and immediately as soon as I went to a game the same problem...
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    Need help on my Build And VR

    I am building a new PC as I am fully in the PCMR ecosystem and have some cash to spend after spending summer saving up. I have an idea of all the components which includes: NZXT S340 Elite, Ryzen 5 1600, GTX 980 SC EVGA, 8GB HyperX Fury DDR4 2400Mhz Ram, MSI B350M Gaming Pro, CoolerMaster Seidon...
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    Looking to buy Sager 8171, thoughts?

    What do you all think about this? (Link below) $940 from a guy that builds customs, here's what he had to say about it .. "Really nice and powerful gaming laptop! Runs super smooth and has no issues at all! In fact it is still covered under FULL WARRANTY for another year! You will not be...
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    In these circumstances,should I get a Gaming PC or a gaming laptop

    OK, so my budget is 600$ Max and I am a teenager (idk if age matters here),I travel 2 times a year and I travel to a country where the light goes out once or twice a day for 5-8min. I also want to program small things. And some of the games I'd like to play are: PUBG, over watch, Battlefield...
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    Windows 10 update messed up my monitor/Graphics card

    Hey I just updated my windows 10 to the fall creators update and what not and after it updated... My screen got completely messed up, like how it looks when you go an crack the screen or something... there is no clear image, it's blurry, distorted, color is gone, looks black and white...
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    Inserting a headphone Jack into the front pannel of my pc

    I recently got a new pc from my uncle, on the front pannel of the pc theres a spare hole with a headphone picture around it, I want to put in a headphone jack into it, but i cant find the right module needed, all I can see are PCI'S, please help.
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    How to connect 144hz monitor

    I got a 144hz monitor for my new pc and it came with a dual dvi cable but I'm not sure if I should connect it directly to the graphics card which is a 1070 or connect it to the motherboard
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    What should i do?!

    I built a gaming pc a few years ago and was thinking about getting a vr headset but I didnt know how to go about it. I added a h100i and over clocked my cpu from 3.2 to 4.0 to try and get better performance, but I dont know if that is enough. I currently have Cpu: amd fx 8320 Ram: 2x4gb gskill...
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    Which is the better laptop? Please help!

    I don't have knowledge on these techy stuff and I need your help to pick which laptop is better for gaming. And if you have time, can you please explain why one is better than the other. I would really appreciate it. Here are the specs: Laptop 1: Acer Aspire E5-575G-72111 - 8GB DDR4 - Window 10...
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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...
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    Upgrade my PC or replace for VR

    I have a old PC and want to get it VR ready, but I'm not really sure if its worth it or even possible to do. Not sure what info you all need, but here is what I gathered. Windows 7 Home Premium Sabertooth 990FX Motherboard AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor 8.00 GB...
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    How much is my PC worth right now

    Hello im from Switzerland and i would sell my old own build PC because i will buy a new one. my question is how much can i become for it. all parts are about 12 Months old expect from the graphicscard (5 Months). Parts List Case: Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Mobo: MSI Z97 Gaming 5 CPU: I7 4790K...
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    other fans going faster then the other ones

    i have a radiator got 2 fans on them theyr running full speed but the other fans i have in case are running slow even at the point were i can stop them just by touching it ,i have the rest of the fans plugged into a fan headers on the fan control headers ,im chaning the switches but all it seems...
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    Removing Shortcut Virus From PC

    Hello everyone, i got this 'shortcut virus' problem at my office.It started when they plug in to everyone PC's without scanning or checking before open it up.Now the virus has spread around my office. The question is, does anyone know how to remove it from PC?How to find it? Im glad if u guys...
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    How to get beats audio back on HP touchsmart 520 PC

    I upgraded my HP touchsmart 520 PC to windows 10 and have lost not only my audio drivers, but also my beats audio. I have since, re downloaded the drivers for the audio, it's now up and running again. I am however having a lot of issues finding beats audio drivers for my computer. I have...
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    studio headphones only push half volume on pc - normal headphones go all the way

    I got some nice AKG K553 pros with incredible sound quality... on a receiver. I don't own a receiver or amp so I can't do the obvious and hook it up to my pc, but I've never encountered an issue like this. My AKG headphones will only pump volume halfway up the green bar on the volume mixer...
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    Warning Sign That Keeps Popping Up

    I keep getting the message: "plug in flash not responding". What can I do about it?
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    Gaming pc build

    I'm struggling to keep under my budget and have a good gpu. Can someone please design a gaming and working pc for me with a gtx 1070, 16gb ram, motherboard with wifi, cd drive, windows 10, and 120 ssd and 1 tb hdd? I would also like to overclock a little and i heard a good gpu is better than a...
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    What should I sell I laptop for??

    Hello! So I have a laptop that is just over a year old that I simply don't use anymore. It's a eon-15x Origin. Intel I7-6700k, 16gb of ram, nvidia GTX 970m, 1TB SSD, Windows 10, monitor resolution is 3840x2160. Originally purchased for $2700. Please help me decide a good price to start at for...
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    Building my first VR/Everyday PC help with components

    Hi everyone! I'm building my first PC and I need a little help. First off this PC will be used for everyday use (Stock trading will be the main thing since that's my job) but If I want to game on it I'm making it so I can (VR as well) . It is a white themed computer set up so I'm making the PC...
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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
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    Bootloop on Selfbuilt Win 7 PC

    Hey guys, I've built a PC mainly out of new parts. The only thing I've done is take the HDD and RAM from my old PC. Now that everything is done being put together I've done as the motherboard manual requests to put in and start the driver installation disk. After that I get a menu to create a...
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    What GPU?CPU should I use for my VR PC

    So my dad needs me to build him a PC for his architecture firm. So he can give clients virtual tours of the buildings he made. I was thinking about getting a 1070 and i5-7600k for the PC but not sure if that can run the VR very smooth. What would be best specs for >1000$ for the CPU and GPU. Or...
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    Best budget vive pc possible?

    What is the cheapest pc build that could run the vive at playable levels. The only budget is as cheap as possible. I already have a PSU case and HDD.
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    Static from studio monitors

    I have the Yamaha HS5s, and they make an extremely annoying static sound when they are plugged in. When I take the jack out of the back of my pc and touch it to other pieces of metal inside of my computer like the hard drive or tubing on the graphics card, it still makes the noise. I used to...
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    Need help with HDMI splitter and audio

    Hi all, So I bought this: https://www.amazon.com/FarSail-Splitter-Support-Players-Blu-ray/dp/B01CT9TNZM#Ask Hoping to be able to split my PC display and audio to an older HDMI tv. I have been unplugging the cable to switch from the living room tv and the 24" monitor. I'm mainly playing the...