PC gaming

Forum discussion tagged with PC gaming.
  1. M

    Will this build be able to run most new games on ultra/very high?

    I'm ordering a custom built PC, but Im not an expert when it comes to components and PC building in general. This are the specifications on the PC that I want to order, and I wonder if it will be able to run new and upcoming games, like Call of Duty Modern Warfare or Cyberpunk 2077 for instance...
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    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
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    Amazon Sale: Take $300 Off HP Gaming PCs

    Amazon is slashing the price of 10 renewed HP gaming laptops. Amazon Sale: Take $300 Off HP Gaming PCs : Read more
  4. Question Combine PS4 audio and PC audio to 1 USB out

    I am using the DT 770 pro (250 Ohm) which is being powered by the Schiit, Fulla 2 dac/amp plugged into a USB port for my PC sound. When I want to switch to PS4 sound, I have to reach behind my PC, unplug it, move it to my PS4 pro and plug it in to the front port. It's kind of a hassle. Is...
  5. 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
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    Question msi vs clevo laptop vs asus vs AORUS

    the laptops come with a rtx 2070 but the most expensive is the msi and iwant know which one is better i already stop caring about esthetics like the rgb and that stuff a i want it to upgrade and also a long life span, including a good performance also im one use it for school(engineering) and...
  7. D

    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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    Get Alienware’s 25-inch Gaming Monitor For $221 Off

    Get Alienware's 25-inch gaming monitor for almost half the price. Get Alienware’s 25-inch Gaming Monitor For $221 Off : Read more
  9. M

    External sound card for HD598SR (for PC/PS4)

    Hey, need some help here since the whole thing with sound cards, amps and dacs always drives me crazy. Short story. I'm planning to buy the Senn HD598SR, but I'm also looking for something to drive them properly. From what I've seen they're easy to drive, so I don't need to spend a fortune. I...
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    Logitech g430 USB problem

    Hello. I don't know on what category to post on so I'm posting on PC gaming. I'm having a problem with my g430. When I plug them in lgs recognizes them but after I tern off my PC and turn it back on lgs does not recognizes them anymore. If I switch the usb port it recognizes them again but the...
  11. J

    Most games get error message

    Im still new to pc gaming and latly I have had more then half my games just refuse to open with pretty much each on having a new error message. Is their a way to check my system to see what is up to date and what may need fixing is their an online course so i can learn to trouble shoot all these...
  12. P

    Can I run PES 2019 on 1050 4gb, with 16GB RAM and i5-7200HQ processor?

    Hello, Can I play PES-2019 on my PC with following specifications::- GPU- NVIDIA 1050 -4GB CPU:- i5 7200 HQ(2.50 GHz, turbo boost upto 3.50Ghz) RAM:-16GB DDR4 If yes please tell me the recommended settings. Thanks in advance. Sorry if it isn't the correct thread.
  13. P

    Headset $100 or under

    I want to buy a headset for pc gaming, I mostly play fps, I found the G933 for $99 on amazon is it a good deal? What else do you guys recommend?
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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...
  15. MadGamerG90

    A file keep reappearing and casuing problems to my game clients

    hi guys , new here A file keep reappearing and casuing problems to my game clients. the file name is 'ZDc3Mzc5YzhiZDFiYz.exe (32 bit)' this keep reappearing after I premanently deleted it. and it causing problems to my game clients like STEAM , UPLAY , EPIC etc. I dont know what else. I cant...
  16. S

    Best way to connect 2.0 speakers to PC? (gaming and music)

    So, I've snagged myself some new Hi-Res speakers called S880DB (https://www.edifier.com/int/en/speakers/s880) and got a gaming PC. Now it came with all the needed cables and the following ways to connect: 3.5mm AUX USB audio Optical / Coaxial Digital Input The thing is that my motherboard can...
  17. T

    PC Build VR

    Hi all, I've been reading a little on this site and I love the passion everyone has when answering a question. As a first time PC builder, I'm not sure what specs are required for a decent VR experience but I am liking the look of an i5 8th Gen CPU and a 1080/2070 GPU. My budget is pushing a...
  18. A

    Connecting my soundbar to my PC

    I want to connect my sony ht-sf150 soundbar to my PC.The only options the soundbar offers me are HDMI ARC and an optical cable.My problem is that my PC does not have a hdmi input slot.I do not know if my motherboard has an optical ouput(gigabyte h87-hd3).Also would it work if i connected the...
  19. W

    Solved! Laptop for World of Warcraft

    Are my needs correct (below)? The budget is about 1250 Euros and I do not mind to wait for a month. 8750H, 1060 6GB, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 17.3". Been told that 1060 is the minimum for comfortable FHD gaming and 3GB might be not enough. Then the GPU would need a decent CPU and 7700HQ is too...
  20. J

    Solved! earforce xo one headset not working on pc

    how do i use my earforce xo one headset as both headphones and a microphone at the same time i have looked at updating drivers, but all the software ive found wants me to pay or just doesnt help
  21. F

    I need feedback

    I am building a website to fix PC problems with basic guides posted and updated from the community and if you could me give some feedback it would be great. Fixitplay.com
  22. T

    Microphone makes buzzing/electronical/robotic sounds cannot hear my voice?

    Not sure if this is the correct section of the forums for my question but feel free to move or direct to the correct section if its wrong so i can get better answers. When i put the microphone port in my PC and listen to device all i hear is buzzing/electrical noises and cannot hear my own...
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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...
  24. J

    Solved! Turtle Beach PX24 on PC -- mic problems

    Greetings! I am entirely frustrated with this headset that's supposed to work with PC as well as mobile and consoles. I'm hoping that someone here can help me. WINDOWS VERSION: Windows 7. Technically. BACKSTORY: Last Christmas I told Mom "Get me these for Christmas! Please." and she did...
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    Solved! Need a first time gaming laptop for Witcher 3 etc

    Hi guys, am a console peasant at the moment but am looking at going into pc gaming which I have little to no knowledge of, except that it’s loads better than console gaming. Am looking for something (second hand cheap) that’d run the Mass Effect trilogy, even if it only runs ME trilogy for now...
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    Solved! Combining PC and PS4 audio

    As the titles says i wan't to combine my PS4 and pc audio together. I have searched alot but cannot find a specific anwser for me. I know why would you want to combine them you ask, i just don't wanna switch evertying around every time. . I either use apple earbuds to listen or my astro A40...
  27. K

    Question Help Challengemaybe

    Okay please read before answering. Too many people just half read and rush an answer. I live off a tiny solar system 300w with not much of a battery bank. Anyways, no grid what so ever. At the end of my day I like to play several games of LoL ( all at minimum specs). With my Dell e6520 goes...
  28. W

    Purpe/red spots appeared on laptop screen

    So about 6 months ago I bought a laptop second hand, and just today some red or purple spots has appeared on the screen. It is not visible when the screen is white, but when it is dark it is pretty obvious. No it is not a dead pixel, since it is not just one red pixel, big spots has appeared. I...
  29. C

    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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    5.1 center speaker not working all the time

    I have a Dell MMS 5650 5.1 speaker system and have recently encountered an issue with my center speaker which I found odd. Its cutting in and out, more out than in it doesn't work for 2 hours and then while I'm playing a game it comes in nice and clear then after a while there is no sound from...
  31. J

    Noise Cancelling Gaming Headphone?

    Hi guys, Could any one recommend me a pair of noise cancelling gaming headphone? I have been searching the key word noise cancelling for gaming headphone and it appears that these manufacturers all bragging about their mic noise canceling effect and nothing much about the headphones...
  32. E

    Looking for a headphone/microphone/headset setup?

    I do my PC gaming like a console gamer, on a large screen TV in a recliner, im about 3-4 feet back from the screen and i am needing a new headset, or a microphone / headphone combo.. there are some decent 7.1 headsets out there like the corsair HS60, but i dont think any of these really compare...
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    The 17 Best Franchise Comebacks in Gaming

    From reboots of dead franchises to exciting sequels, here are the best comebacks in video games. The 17 Best Franchise Comebacks in Gaming : Read more
  34. N

    Pleasee help guys

    I have lenovo laptop ideapad 110, procesor a9-9400, 4gb ram DDR4 and radeon r5 m430, l play fortnite on medium settings, but pubg mobile iss lagging me on low settings, Whyy pls help, howw is fornite better working then pubg mobile
  35. DanKem06

    1080 MAX Q VS Core v2 1080 ti or Titan XP

    I modified this to make things easier. Has anyone seen benchmarks for a 1080 Max Q vs a laptop using a thunderbolt external GPU dock like the Razor Core v2 or Alienware Graphics amplifier ect ect. Paired with a Titan XP or a 1080 ti. Once releasted I will hope the Core v2 might support the 2080...
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    13 Best Stealth Games to Play Now

    From historical fantasy adventures to realistic military espionage simulators, every kind of sneaky game on the market is represented on our list. 13 Best Stealth Games to Play Now : Read more
  37. S

    (PC) Online games keep freezing every 5 seconds

    Fornite, CS:GO, LOL, keeps freezing every 5 seconds the ping rises up when it unfreezes but it quickly goes back to normal. I tried ccleaner, disk defragmentation, doing noapk aswell. Then i reinstalled my windows launching a game just to discover that is still the same.
  38. T

    Gaming Laptop around 3000e

    Hello friends, I am looking for HD gaming laptoop. Performance and price is the most important. If you can discuss little bit about these devices which I am looking for. choice number 1: MSI GT83VR 6RE Titan SLI GTX 1070SLI...
  39. Kcsingh

    Gaming laptop Suggestions. max 2700 Euro

    Hey guys! Normally a desktop gamer, but need a laptop that i can use when i travel and sometimes for work. I have a macbook pro 13 Touchbar and a 15" macbook pro which runs a few of the games fine, WoW and csgo, but i need a laptop that can run OW, CS, WOW, CoD, battlefied games. Last...
  40. B

    Can I trust pc case gear

    My son is begging me to allow him to get in to pc gaming I’ve seen a pc on pc case gear but I don’t want to waste time and money can I trust buying from them
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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...
  42. B

    Looking to get back into PC Gaming after over a decade. I'm a little rusty...

    Hi guys. I've been out of PC gaming for over 13 years: it's been consoles and MAC Books since Nickleback and Avril Lavigne were popular. The last PC I built, had a 512 mb graphics card (7800 GTX, if I remember corrrctly), and it was a beast at the time. Now, I'm skimming these forums and I'm...
  43. W

    Can I run Fortnite?

    About to purchase a laptop from a friend and wondering if it will run fortnite.. here are the specs. 7th Gen A12 AMD A12-9700P, 2.5 GHz Quad Core, Turbo 3.4Ghz processor (2 MB cache) 12 GB DDR4 SDRAM RAM memory 1 TB Hard Disk Drive storage AMD Radeon R7 Graphics + Radeon R8 M435DX Dual...
  44. AfkToilet

    Need a good sound system for my gaming porjector room!

    Hi, so recently I invested in a Benq HT2150ST projector that is connected directly into my PC. I have a 3.5mm extension cable running to my bed so I can use my headphones while playing games etc, however I currently have no solution to when I'd like to watch a movie with my brother/friends...
  45. Y

    Good quality gaming headset

    Currently I'm an owner of the Plantronics Gamecom 788, and before that I owned a GameCom 780. You get the idea, I've stuck with Plantronics for a long while, unfortunately, this headset is no longer being made, they make headsets with Dolby Atmos now, unfortunately that isn't useful to me as I'm...
  46. H

    Need a pc that can run Minecraft at 240fps STABLE, what PC specs should I look into?

    I recently got a 240hz monitor and I'm a pro Minecraft pvp-er. I need a pc that can run a stable 240fps in the game, specially in big laggy servers where the fps usually go down. What specs should I look into?
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    Dual OS on laptop info

    Hello Tom'sHardware I am buying a new laptop for college, I'm using the services of PcSpecialist to pick all the individual parts for the laptop. They put it together and send it over. Though I have a question concerning whether it's possible to have both the MacIOS and Windows operating...
  48. C

    CPU clock speed drops as GPU clock increases

    So I typically play on PS4 so this is uncharted territory for me. I went home for the holidays and left my console in the dorms but I need to game so I'm trying to use my laptop for some light gaming. It's a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro - 1370 and it's really not built for gaming. Intel(R) Core(TM) M-5Y71...
  49. R

    MSI laptop is very high heat normal when gaming?

    Hello! I have a new laptop, MSI GP63 Leopard, GTX 1070, 16GB RAM, i7-8750H. I'm kinda worried about the CPU and GPU temperatures, and not sure if it's normal or not. Using the MSI Dragon Center app, or the Open Hardware Monitor, at idle CPU runs at 55-60C (for some reason none of these tools...
  50. D

    Trying to Find a Decent Laptop for Lightweight Gaming.

    Hello, I'm new to this site, and I'm trying to find the right specs for a gaming laptop, while I'm at college. I'm looking for something around or just under the $1000 range. I will mostly be playing indie titles like Shovel Knight, Hollow Knight, Darkest Dungeon, Don't Starve, and Terraria...
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    The Best Games of 2018 (So Far)

    From God of War to Mario Tennis, here are the best games of 2018 so far. The Best Games of 2018 (So Far) : Read more
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    Top 8 Games to Check Out in July 2018

    Racing games The Crew 2 and Onrush come your way, and Mario Tennis Aces on Switch. Top 8 Games to Check Out in July 2018 : Read more
  53. C

    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...
  54. T

    Are these pc gaming parts compatible?

    I’d like to know if the pc parts in this list are compatible, and if the pc built based on these parts would not overheat on default settings (I won’t be overclocking this rig): https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/pL8w3b Here are the parts in case the link doesn’t work: CPU: Intel - Core i7-8700K...
  55. N

    Issues with Onkyo TX-RZ810 and input switching/black screens.

    I'm the new owner of an Onkyo TX-RZ810, and if not for the issue I'm about to describe, I'd be in love with the thing. I do not have a complicated audio setup, I just use a soundbar, but I bought this receiver for its Zone 2 HDMI output capability, plus the excess of HDMI Inputs. My issue isn't...
  56. GMj0sh

    Wanting to get some speakers for my setup, any suggestions?

    I’ve been trying to browse for some speakers to put on my ghost shelves above my monitor, but I have no idea what I’m looking for and mainly just looking at price tags. I don’t have any knowledge about sound quality and such, and not sure what I’m supposed to be looking for. I want to just use...
  57. S

    Can't get to pass 5.1 through optical

    Hi, I Just got my new 4k OLED tv and I have a few issues with my setup. I have my pc plugged on my home theatre (harman kardon bds 685) and then plugged into my tv. Now it doesn't work anymore because my home theatre bottlenecks the video resolution to full hd even tho i set it to 4k. So i...
  58. D

    Gaming Laptop Overheating?

    I have a MSI GS65 Stealth and the cpu idling at around 70C and when im gaming its a about 90C. Im not sure if this is normal or not. Please help.
  59. X

    Budgeting Out a College Laptop and Graphics Card

    I just graduated from high school and I'm heading off to college. I'm looking for a good laptop for college and a graphics card. My budget between the two is $1,500. I want my laptop to be able to game some: modern games on high settings and new releases at medium-low settings, but I also want...