Forum discussion tagged with gaming.
  1. I

    Question Seeking advice

    Hi there, n00b here. I am stuck in a conundrum here. I have a Changhong 50" LED tv I got (on sale for $400) back in 2013; 1080p, 60hz - nothing special about it. I mainly use it for Netflix and gaming (PS4, XBO, Wii U, PS3, X360), nothing more. I am looking to get a PS5 at some point in the...
  2. X

    Question Problem connecting to online games from my external drive

    A friend of mine has a laptop (I believe he said it was a Lenovo Yoga) he uses for gaming, but it doesn't have much storage space. He uses an external drive, but he's limited on what he can really install to it because he claims whenever he launches an online game from the external drive, the...
  3. X

    Question Begging for help in choosing laptop!! (Asus M16 vs Omen 16)
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    What do u think about this Laptop Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R66Z Win10/14"FHD/Ryzen 5 4500U/8GB/512GB SSD ? I need it for GAMING, but dont want spent more money...
  5. Mikisaya

    Question Laptop lag spikes when playing on emulators

    Windows 10 HP Laptop 15-da0xxx processor i5-8250U CPU @1.60GHz BIOS Insyde F,35 9/12/2020 basically every 10 minutes I get weird lag spikes when playing games on DS or 3DS emulators. They worked just fine few months back without any lag, I have no idea when or why exactly did the problem start...
  6. Skibidi

    Question Laptop stops charging as soon as i launch a game

    i have been using this ASUS ROG gaming lap (1050Ti, 8gb ram ) for like 3-4 years now. It worked fine untill last november. The problem im having right now is, my lap is fully charged and is plugged in, i launch a game (valorant in this case), and suddenly the charging stops and starts again...
  7. C

    Solved! What monitor should I get?

    I've recently damaged my monitor beyond repair so I'm looking for a new one but I can't decide which one. I only have a 1080ti so 4k gaming wouldn't be too ideal but I haven't been gaming a whole lot recently, more so watching shows or anime etc so the 4k would be nice for that and I can turn...
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    Question Screen freezes at intense moments during LoL

    Hi all! I recently bought a budget gaming desktop, I know this is the laptop tech support forum, but I was unable to find a desktop one. (If this is violating any rules, appologies) All games run on it without any issues, some need graphics on a lower setting, but all runs smoothly. However...
  9. ricndraaa

    Solved! can HDMI 1.4 on 120hz laptop get 144hz refresh rate on external monitor

    Hi, here is my laptop specs: MSI GE 63 RAIDER i7 8750H GTX 1070 16GB RAM Mini DP (i dunno what version is) HDMI (i think its 1.4 because my VGA is GTX 10 Series) i will choose Lenovo G25 10 or Asus VP249QGR i would ask if its possible to get 144hz refresh rate on external monitor from...
  10. ss1999

    Question Dell XPS 9560 performance issues

    Greetings, i bought this laptop second hand. 1080p model with i5 7300hq and gtx 1050, 8 gb ram, 512 ssd (99%, SP a55) previous owner told me he had underclocked cpu for better battery here are the issues i face: windows explorer.exe slowly keeps taking more ram until it tops at 4000mb as shown...
  11. V

    Solved! Best gaming laptop, laptop cooler and headset for me

    I am looking for 3 things: A gaming laptop that primarly is used to play black desert online remastered mode with all settings on An external laptop cooler A good headset which has good audio for games, the mic should be decent but the audio quality of the headset is more important For the...
  12. IZAYUH

    Question PC Keeps Crashing

    So I just recently bought a Pc for Gaming, I do not know all of the specs. However, I do know that the graphics card that was already intact with the pc was burnt out so I purchased another for about $250 which was half the price of the first. So I have been able to Download and play Fortnite...
  13. SunyanF

    Solved! Dt770 pro with or without amp?

    I am thinking about getting the dt770 pros because I just got headphones that I don’t like. I’m not sure how many ohms I should but and if I would really notice a difference if I got an amp. It would mainly be used for gaming music and YouTube. Also my motherboard is a b450 gaming plus max and...
  14. thechangedguy

    Question Which one of these laptops has better display/screen quality?

    I want to buy a gaming laptop. I came across these two laptops with same price. Both have similar features like: Ryzen 7 Octa Core 4800H 16GB RAM 4 GB Graphics 15.6" Display Can anyone tell me which one of these has a better screen/display tho in terms of color accuracy and brightness? HP...
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    Question How to Find Which Component is bottlenecking a Program?

    If I am running a program or more specifically, a game, how do I know that which component(CPU/GPU/Disk) is affecting the gameplay? Please Explain in detail with examples.. Thank You
  16. C

    Question Looking for a new laptop

    Hi, Im going to university in September to study computer science and dont currently own a laptop. Ive done lots of research and may have a couple ideas but wanted to ask on here in case anybody has any insight. Im trying to find a laptop that will have a dedicated GPU (I mostly play esports...
  17. mhyss3

    Solved! Parsec streaming setup for home

    I currently have a gaming desktop with an i7 + rx 580 8gb. I wanted to figure out how I could stream my games over wifi to my laptop. The desktop is connected to a tp-link repeater (WA850REN300) using ethernet and the laptop is connected though the onboard wifi card (Intel). The main home router...
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    Question Can I play PS3 roms on my laptop?

    Lenovo IdeaPad 5, Intel Core i7, 500 GB SSD, 12 GB Ram, Intel Iris Plus Graphics. I don't want high-end graphics, any help is appreciated.
  19. Erhad

    Question Laptop turns off after 10 minutes on battery, with 100%

    Hello, i have an HP Laptop and when i play games on charger they starting to lag after about 10 minutes. But if i unplug charger they work fine, but my laptop turns off after maybe 3 minutes on 100% I tried changing power management settings from other people that had same issue but nothing...
  20. F1yingSquid

    Question Laptop Just Stops Charging When Playing Games

    I had issues with this laptop for a while now and this isn't even the worse problem but here's the issue. My laptop charged completely fine a week ago, and a day later is seemed completely fine but when I played a game on it, it stopped charging. I am able to recharge it though. Either sleep...
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    Question Laptop Slow after system restore

    I have an HP Pavillion Laptop (with a ryzen 5 3550H (i think) 16gb ram and a gtx 1050) It ran games perfectly fine (mainly play destiny 2) but ran it with the cpu at max load (its a laptop so i figured its fine) But decided the occasional overheat and forced reboot was annoying so i hoped to...
  22. C

    Solved! What phone wins from those two?

    I got two options but I don't know which one will perform better. Xiaomi Note 9 Pro or Motorola Moto G 5G Plus. Xiaomi Specs: SD720G, 6GB Ram, 64GB Internal Memory. Motorola Specs: SD765, 6GB Ram, 128GB Internal Memory. I can't seem to understand the "G" part, since they say it stands for...
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    Solved! MSI gl73 8rd replace parts

    Purchased a laptop at a pawn store that seems to be missing m.2 & a 8g ram stick. Upon searching parts I was cautioned not to get 32g ram because some laptops dont work well with it and not to try to boot from an m.2 because some laptops have issues with booting from m.2, but instead buy a 500g...
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    Solved! Really in need of advice here...

    Hey! I want to start off by saying I'm new here. It is out of pure desperation that I made this account as I need help with a rather annoying problem (?). I do have a bit of anxiety problem so I'm sorry if I come across as ranty. I'm new to gaming laptops! Probably a stupid move but about 16...
  25. R

    Question Processor Change

    Hey, i have an Acer Predator laptop with a i7-6700 Processor. Is it possible to upgrade to a better CPU on this specific laptop with this processor? I was looking for a better I7
  26. shingekichan

    Solved! Is ValueRam KVR24S17S8/8 by Kingston compatible with my Lenovo-L340 Gaming?

    Hello folks, I am planning to buy an additional 8GB upgrade to my laptop, I searched and they showed Kingston KCP424SS8/8 is the one compatible. I can't find it in online stores in the Philippines, but ValueRam KVR24S17S8/8 is available on the market. Is it compatible with my...
  27. V

    Solved! Help! Astro a50 or Razer Thresher?

    So, i am looking for a gaming head set (mainly for my xbox) and found a great deal on a Razer Thresher and Astro a50. Either way cost aside what is the best gaming headset as far as Sound stage and then also sound quality that i can get for xbox one? also any feed back on comparing these 2...
  28. Sparklessdreams

    Question Is this laptop good enough to run Planet zoo?

    Is this good enough to run planet zoo, overwatch and warzone? Intel® Core™ i5-9300H Processor RAM: 8 GB / Storage: 256 GB SSD Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4 GB 133 FPS when playing Fortnite at 1080p...
  29. gerjacint23

    Solved! Gaming Laptop FPS drops

    Hi! I have a strange problem with my laptop. It came from one day to an other. The Laptop starts to drop frames after a long time of runtime. First i experienced it in games. My fps from normal 120+ fps dropped to 10-20, than slowly went back to normal. I can even expreience it while normal...
  30. XxSadGirlxX

    Solved! Urgent HELP, Water on Laptop, won't Turn on.

    So, My mother thinks that Gaming is the devil and took my Dell Inspiron 15 7577 Laptop and put it under a tap and left it there and kept it with her for 2 days, I made a ruckus and she gave it back but it was dry and won't turn on. I took it apart and dry it wven more but no luck, it shows no...
  31. K

    Question Gaming Desktop - Expert Opinion needed

    Hi all! I've been a gamer all my life, but now that I've decided to purchase a new gaming desktop, I've realized how little I know about the device that's been fueling my gaming obsession! I mainly play games such as League of Legends, Fortnite, etc. Having said that, I currently have a...
  32. jsimenhoff

    AMA {Winners announced!} The MSI Laptop AMA and Giveaway - Win a MSI Optix Curved Gaming Monitor!

    Congratulations to our winners! Grand prize: omegadoom13 Runners up: COLGeek, G4Captain, g.cullings872, webworkings Tom’s Guide is proud to announce a Q&A and MSI Gaming Monitor Giveaway with our friends at MSI. We’ve invited the MSI Laptop Products Marketing Team to answer your most...
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    Question Asus GL533VD is running very slow!

    As mentioned in the title, my laptop is very slow especially when i run a game, idk what's wrong with it? today i ran BF V and it even didn't let me to join the game because of lagging, sometimes when i run the task manager, the disk appears 100% and the memory too. I'm gonna buy a new parts, so...
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    My router is blocking a specific IP

    So my router seems to be blocking one of my buddies from joining any of the servers I make for gaming. Everyone one else can join my servers except for him. I do not know if this is on his end or my end and I cannot find anything online to fix it. I have an xfinity router.
  35. Pandofla

    Question Laptop significantly slows down while charging/plugged in

    (TL;DR is at the end of the post) Hello everyone. My current laptop is an HP 15-r218nv. I know this isn't the best laptop for gaming, but it gets the job done. I have bought it 3 years ago and it has worked great throughout all this time. Last year, the laptop began to overheat, and because I...
  36. Guny

    Question 240hz monitor Cable support at 1080p. HELP

    Hello Ladies and Gentlemen. I just have bought a 240hz monitor with G-sync. But I dont know If I am able to use that 240hz @1080p with g-sync. As you know G-sync is only supported via Display port and unfortunately there is no a Display Port outpu on my laptop (I guees there is no any laptop...
  37. heydoyouknowme

    Solved! What is the best profile for gaming(In throttlestop) ?

    I have an ideapad 330-15ICH with I5-8300H and a GTX 1050 4GB. I have undervolted the cpu to - 153.3 mV using throttlestop. But due to its extremely conservative cooling it still heat a lot in cooling. I don't get any performance drops. But I want it to be cooler to increase its longevity. I...
  38. O

    Solved! Why does my laptop automatically use intel graphics for the hdmi port?

    Hey, I recently bought the MSI GF75 9SD-056 and everything has been working fine so far. The only problem i have is when i connect my laptop to my 4k Samsung tv. In games my laptop seems to be choosing the dedicated gpu (gtx 1660ti) but on desktop and when watching movies it seems to be using...
  39. M_RiGGz

    Solved! Best Premium/Audiophile Headset (or Headphones + ModMic or Boom Pro) For Gaming Under $250?

    Looking around to see if I can find a good headset that I can use for gaming (specifically competitive fps games). I'm looking for great sound (both from the headphones and the mic, if it comes with one), good comfort, not too much clamping force, good imaging, good soundstage, decent bass...
  40. hubertkocur1337

    Question Is it possible for me to upgrade my laptop CPU?

    Hello. I have a MSI GV62 7RE laptop (link below) with a Intel Core i5-7300HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz. Im wondering if it would be possible to upgrade to an i7 or even an i9 cpu. I hope anybody can help. thx in advance
  41. Cubetterio

    Question Surround sound better with high volume

    I have a confusion, I play fps games on low volume (comparing to my friends) I do that cause I think I would panic in a 1v3 situation cause of the high volume and I just wanted to know if the sarround sound is better and more recognisable if I play with the maximum audio possible enough so my...
  42. LewisPJW

    Question Looking for a gaming headset.

    I want something that will allow me to hear the quietest sounds, and pin point positions. I know little about audio which is why I came here first. Its currently a competition between the ASTRO A40 TR Gen 4 W/ Mix amp, and the HyperX Cloud Orbit S which is taking my fancy at the moment. Any...
  43. C

    Question Gaming headset suggestions?

    Hey guys, looking at branching out with a non gaming, gaming headset, I have a stand alone mic so I thought a normal headset would be better. Looking for one for gaming, whilst listening to music on the odd occasion, don’t mind having to get an amp, as I have been looking at the Beyerdynamic...
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    Solved! Thinking about buying Acer’s Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop

    I’m thinking about buying this gaming laptop on a Black Friday deal for $999. Here are the specs: The notebook has an Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad-core processor running at up to 2.80 GHz. The CPU is matched up with 32GB of DDR4 SDRAM and a 512GB SSD. Graphics are via an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080...
  45. S

    Question Laptop performance decreasing over time in a game

    Hello guys, Lately I've been having this weird issue with my laptop where its performance decreases overtime during a game; for example, I start a game with a constant 60fps but after 10~15minutes it starts decreasing to 40fps and the more times goes by, the more the performance decreases Its a...
  46. Y

    Solved! Dell Gaming 7577 FPS Sudden Drop Issue

    Hello, I have a Dell Gaming Laptop 7577, these are the specs: Intel i7 7700HQ 16GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with Max-Q Design Not long after I got this laptop, I noticed the FPS had huge sudden drops. I would be playing CS GO at 150-180 FPS then suddenly it would go to 20-30 FPS for a few...
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    Solved! CPU and GPU underperforming significantly Asus GL702VSK ROG Laptop

    Hi All, So I bought this pc about 2 years ago, when i first purchased it I was getting over 100fps in games like overwatch on high settings. But recently randomly booted the pc up and the Fps has significantly dropped I can barely acheive 10 fps on high settings, even if I lower the setting...
  48. V

    Solved! Xxx

    Hello. I have DragonFly Black as good amp+dac. Looking for very good headphones for fortnite (please, keep your head cool) in this game soundstage and positioning is very important, more than in any other game, because there can be 30-50 people in very very small area, and they can be much...
  49. RazerMackham

    Solved! Is laptop in the low or mid-range for gaming purposes?

    Curious about what kind of games I can run on this thing. The Specs are Intel Core i7-8750H 8 GB RAM DDR4 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4 GB GDDR5)
  50. B

    Solved! Subwoofer on 2.1 speaker system not working(Logitech Z623) when connected via aux

    This is my first post here and I would like to say hello to everyone, hope your all having a great day/evening wherever you are! Within the last year I purchased a Logitech Z623 2.1 speaker system for use with my TV for Xbox One X gaming. The TV I had at the time was a 49” LG 4K TV all I did...
  51. G

    Question AMD Ryzen 3 2200G RX 570 problems in Battlefield 5

    Hello, I have this second "budget" setup with AMD Ryzen 3 2200G, RX 570 4gb Sapphire nitro+, Gigabyte B450m motherboard and 16gb ddr4 3200mhz g.skill RAM. I'm having problems in Battlefield 5. I'm playing on medium settings with DX11 on 1080p. I'm getting even 100fps+ but average is 70-80...
  52. V

    Looking for advice

    So, I've been deciding between two BenQ monitors and I'm still stuck on the two, please try to keep the topic related but if anyone has a direct upgrade that remains in the price range of these two monitors please feel free to share. I also want to say this is my first flight into getting a...
  53. T

    Solved! Need new headphones

    Hi, I'm a gamer and music lover and I need new headphones since my headphones broke. My budget is around 100€ - 200€. I am searching for headphones that are good for gaming (I often play csgo) but besides gaming also have very good sound quality to listen to high quality audio. I am...
  54. Laura2306

    Discussion Can I get sims 4 on these laptops?

    Can I play sims 4 on any of these laptops? If so which is the best to get??? dell latitude 3470 laptop Intel Core i5-6200U 6th 2.3GHz Generation Processor 14" FHD 1920x1080 Screen Windows 10 Home 8GB DDR3 RAM 240GB SSD Integrated Graphics or HP ELITEBOOK 820 G1 CORE i5 4TH GENERATION 13...
  55. ZahidRidwan

    Question Windows Update Ruined My Great Laptop

    My Laptop's Intel(R) HD Graphics 520, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6100U CPU @ 2.30GHz, Processor Speed: 2304 MHz, RAM: 8GB and Up to dated drivers. I'm using my same laptop almost for 2 years, My Favorite Games are COD Ghosts, PES 19 and The New PUBG lite PC. I was Playing my favorite Games Smoothly...
  56. FuciBaskjat

    Solved! I hear microphone on speakers, but they not working

    I have Windows XP, buyed new headset with Microphone and when i talk i can hear it on speakers and headphones, but when i try to talk on Discord or CS, it dont works. PLease Help if you can!
  57. A

    Question Best IEM/earbuds incl mic for FPS gaming

    Hi all, I'm wondering if you could give me any tips on getting IEMs or earbuds specifically for competitive FPS gaming. I realize that good quality headphones are preferred for FPS and I own a pair of AT AD900x, but due to medical issues with increased pressure inside my skull I can only wear...
  58. shorty3344

    Would this run the sims 4?

    I am looking for a relatively cheap gaming desktop that could run all of the sims 4 games plus a little bit of cc and mods with little lag and high graphics settings Sims is the only think I would be doing on it. Specifications: Computer - Dell Optiplex Operating System - Win10 Home 64BIT...
  59. Bandead

    Solved! CPU speed drops

    I have a Dell Inspiron 5555 with an AMD A10-8700 1,80ghz Radeon R6, Windows 10 and when i open a game, el cpu speed drops to 1.29,1.30 Laptop is always plugged Power settings are 100% (Proessor, cooling and gpu) Also disabled Power manager in the BIOS i think it isnt heating bc it drop as...
  60. admin

    Sony Days of Play Sale: $20 Spider-Man, $349 PS4 Pro and More

    Save up to 60% on all things PlayStation. Sony Days of Play Sale: $20 Spider-Man, $349 PS4 Pro and More : Read more