Forum discussion tagged with gaming.
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    Question GTA V is stuttering even after defrag or nvidia driver update. What do I do?

    This is on a few years old gaming laptop btw(Asus x550jx), defragging and updating my drivers did improve the stuttering but it's still far from perfect. Specs: windows 10 CPU: Intel Core i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz GPU: 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M RAM: 8 GB HDD: Hitachi HTS721010A9E630 (around...
  2. OrdinarySteve

    Question Nvidia gt740m problem. HELP!

    Hi everyone , im going to immediately apologize because my english is bad hahaha. So here is my problem , i have sony vaio laptop with gt740m and intel hd4000 , and everytime i run games the intel hd4000 always take place,The game always run using my intel hd 4000. Ive checked in my device...
  3. shingekichan

    Question 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...
  4. mauville.suave

    Question Is this laptop good enough to run this VR?

    Hello there, I am looking for information on whether this LAPTOP can run this VR HEADSET The laptop specs are as follows: 2.0GHz AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor 8GB DDR4 RAM AMD Radeon RX 560X graphics card with 4GB of dedicated video memory 1 x HDMI 2.0 port The VR headset recommended specs are...
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    Question 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...
  6. 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...
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    Question Help!PS4 & Computer Audio into Mixer (Without Loopback)

    Howdy folks! First post here and I hope you experts can help an audio noob in need. I've been trying for an age to get my setup right and to no avail (Even through YouTube). I run a gaming channel and would like to improve our streams by having all audio monitored through one mixer, this will...
  8. gerjacint23

    Question 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...
  9. oranges4sale

    Question Upgrading a satellite s55 c5274 for gaming

    Alright so, I haven't gotten my hands on a PC in sometime but the other day this Toshiba literally fell into my hands for $45 dollars. It's an S55 satellite C5274 with some good old POS hardware. After doing a bit of research/digging around on the internet, I've found some very disappointing...
  10. K

    Question I have trouble booting up my MSI GL75 9SDK laptop

    Hello, I've got an MSI laptop here and it's a fairly new computer, however it blue screened on me all of a sudden. When the laptop eventually restarted it won't load past the MSI logo, and there is no loading wheel at the bottom to indicate that there is something loading. I've tried to use the...
  11. W

    Question my gaming laptop overheating very badly!!! hitting 97c!!!!!

    My Gaming Laptop Is Overheating Very Badly From Past Few Weeks! My Laptop Model Is ASUS ROG GL503GE! Spec:- i7 8750H (6-Cores and 8-Threads) @2.2Ghz (base spees) Nvidia GTX 1050ti 4GB DDR5 Graphics 8GB DDR4 Single Channel Ram 120HZ TN Panel Display...
  12. XxSadGirlxX

    Question 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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.
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. heydoyouknowme

    Question 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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    Question 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...
  21. M_RiGGz

    Question 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...
  22. 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
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
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    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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    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...
  27. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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)
  32. B

    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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. N

    Discussion I want to purchase a laptop

    i want a brand new laptop for gaming purpose. So can anyone help me please.
  39. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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?
  47. 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
  48. 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...
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. admin

    Sony Shows Crazy Fast PS5 Load Times with Custom SSD

    The tech that will power the future of PlayStation has been outlined at a Sony strategy meeting. Sony Shows Crazy Fast PS5 Load Times with Custom SSD : Read more
  54. Mike Andronico

    Info Animal Crossing Switch: Release Date, Trailer, Features and More

    Here’s everything we know so far about Animal Crossing Switch, including the game’s release date, trailers and expected features. Animal Crossing Switch: Release Date, Trailer, Features and More : Read more
  55. Marshall Honorof

    Logitech G502 Lightspeed Review: The Top Gaming Mouse Goes Wireless

    The Logitech G502 Lightspeed is still one of the best gaming mice ever made, but now it comes without any inconvenient wires. Logitech G502 Lightspeed Review: The Top Gaming Mouse Goes Wireless : Read more
  56. W

    Used Gaming Laptop Worth

    Hey guys so i've been wanting to sell my laptop for quite some time now, but i just dont really know how much its actually worth nowadays. Im wanting to upgrade to a desktop since i have room for it now. Specs for Alienware 15 R2: Processor: Intel Core i7-6700HQ Ram: 8GB of DDR4 Duel channel...
  57. misssmith11

    Review Oculus Quest Review: VR the Way It’s Meant to Be

    The Oculus Quest offers high-resolution VR graphics, the ability to cast to devices and over 50 games in a wireless setup. Oculus Quest Review: VR the Way It’s Meant to Be : Read more
  58. Mike Andronico

    Mortal Kombat 11 Is the Biggest, Bloodiest and Best Mortal Kombat Yet

    Mortal Kombat 11 is the series’ best installment yet, boasting a stunning story mode, an overhauled fighting engine and tons of content. Mortal Kombat 11 Is the Biggest, Bloodiest and Best Mortal Kombat Yet : Read more
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    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: How to Play Joker Like a Pro

    Here's how to play Joker in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, from basic attacks to advanced strategies. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: How to Play Joker Like a Pro : Read more
  60. Mike Andronico

    E3 2019 Preview: What to Expect from Xbox, Nintendo and More

    Here's everything we know so far about E3 2019, from news conference times to what to expect from Nintendo, Xbox, Ubisoft and more. E3 2019 Preview: What to Expect from Xbox, Nintendo and More : Read more