Forum discussion tagged with gaming.
  1. 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...
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    Question Execution of Processes taking too much time on SSD/HDD

    Whenever I am playing a game, despite good FPS, the game lags a lot when moving mouse especially in starting, when its loading textures and also when it is executing some new processes behind the scenes(note that FPS is 30+ the whole time).. My specs: Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit...
  3. Question No Man's Sky (NMS) problem after Windows 10 reinstall: Not using dedicated graphics

    Hi, I'm new to the forum and was hoping someone out there might be able to help me. I've been having some issues with one specific game, No Man's Sky (NMS) since reinstalling my OS a few days ago after my system suffered a HDD failure. Before it ran smoothly, now I'm lucky if I can reach 30FPS...
  4. mhyss3

    Question 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...
  5. C

    Question Can I run Xenia Emulator on my laptop?

    I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 5 with Intel Core i7, 12 GB of RAM, 500 GB of Storage, and an Intel Iris Graphics card. Can I run Xenia Emulator and Xbox 360 roms on my laptop?
  6. C

    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.
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    Question My laptop sometimes run games at high FPS than normal.

    Hey so i have a laptop with a dedicated Nvidia MX250 gpu and an integrated intel gpu. Whenever i game mostly i get like for example when m playing COD WW2 i get average fps of 30. BUT sometimes when i start my game the game runs at like 60+fps. This happens entirely randomly like whenever i...
  8. Merciah

    Question Tethering/hotspot stopped working after phone died while acting as hotspot. Help Needed.

    I have been using my phones hotspot data to play games on my pc. It has worked fine for quite a while now. (more then 6 months) Suddenly it doesn't work when I play games online. Everything else works fine. I can still go on the internet, watch youtube, even log into my game. Specifically, the...
  9. 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...
  10. B

    Question How can I get my consoles sound to come through my computer?

    So I have a dual monitor setup and one of them I have an HDMI switch connected to for my game consoles. I had the left monitor (the one with the HDMI switch) with the audio out connected to my line-in on my PC and was able to have the desktop listen to it so I had the left monitor sound running...
  11. 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...
  13. 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...
  16. 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
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  25. M

    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.
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
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    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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. B

    Question 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...
  36. 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...
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    Question 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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    Question 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...
  39. V

    Question 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...
  40. RazerMackham

    Question 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)
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    Question 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...
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    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...
  43. 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...
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    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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. FuciBaskjat

    Question 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!
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    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...
  49. 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...
  50. Question 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...
  51. 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
  52. Mike Andronico

    Will Google Stadia Be Worth the Money?

    Google Stadia could revolutionize AAA gaming by letting you play hot titles on any device, but its pricing options could prove frustrating. Will Google Stadia Be Worth the Money? : Read more
  53. admin

    New PS5 Specs Revealed: 120Hz Display Support, PS4 Cross-Saves

    The upcoming Sony console will let you keep playing your favorite games as soon as you change hardware, as well as support games at 4K at up to 120Hz. New PS5 Specs Revealed: 120Hz Display Support, PS4 Cross-Saves : Read more
  54. Parker S.

    Question Enough ports to run VR?

    I have a pretty good laptop with a beefy gpu. My problem is however that I want to get an oculus rift with three sensors but my laptop only has three USB 3.0 ports. I do have a USB-C port however so I'm wondering can I use a USB to USB-C adapter for my third sensor?
  55. admin

    The Best Strategy Games for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch

    With so many strategy games on the market, here are our recommendations for what will keep you busy for hours on end. The Best Strategy Games for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch : Read more
  56. TommyInfinity

    Question Dell Inspiron 15 7559 UHD (4K) Touch Screen Problem (Pixel-Rain)

    Hey. So.. my laptop Dell Inspiron 15 7559, doing strange things. When I'm using my laptop normally, there is nothing like pixel-rain. But when I'm gaming with a perofrmance-needy game, then after a while of gaming it starts to "rain", and when I quit out of the game, after about 5 mins, it...
  57. admin

    Pokémon Is Getting a Ton of New Games, Including One That Tracks Your Sleep

    Four new ways to experience the Pokémon universe were announced during a livestreamed presentation. Pokémon Is Getting a Ton of New Games, Including One That Tracks Your Sleep : Read more
  58. admin

    Killer Deal: Astro A40 TR Headset w/ MixAmp M80 Now Just $130

    Give your games a sonic boost with this discounted headset combo. Killer Deal: Astro A40 TR Headset w/ MixAmp M80 Now Just $130 : Read more
  59. admin

    Best Oculus Quest Deals

    Want to know when you'll spot the first Oculus Quest deals? Here's what we're predicting for Facebook's VR headset. Best Oculus Quest Deals : Read more
  60. admin

    Act Fast: 58% Off Gaming Gear at Amazon

    From gaming headsets to a GTX 1060-powered laptop, here are the best deals in Amazon's 1-day sale. Act Fast: 58% Off Gaming Gear at Amazon : Read more