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Why is GTX 1050 ti suddenly lagging above 52 degrees celsius? [closed]

I’ve been having some rather strange GPU issues lately. You see, as of yesterday my PC started randomly going into fits of lag spikes. These lag spikes would occur every second, making my machine ...
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SuperSpeed USB Port causes power surge on external Harddrive? [closed]

I was testing my new laptop hub and attempted to plug in my extern hard drive to on of the SuperSpeed USB-A Ports. Explorer openend normally and I was able to browse files until I opened a certain ...
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Fit a camera in peephole without modifying peephole

I have a front door peephole that apt won't let me modify in anyway. Can't add a video doorbell outside because can't modify outside. Need a camera that can detect motion and view the peephole from ...
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Can most modern flip phones with bluetooth capability normally be used with most bluetooth keyboards?

My father has a flip phone with its excruciatingly slow single-finger keyboard. His service is with Verizon, so he probably got his phone through Verizon too. He doesn't currently know what specific ...
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O6G vs 6G graphics card from same brand

I'm looking at two graphics card models from Asus: DUAL-RTX2060-O6G-EVO DUAL-RTX2060-6G-EVO As you can see, both are RTX 2060 graphics cards. I compared their official specifications and they have ...
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Recommend swimming headphones such as shokz openswim

Any first-person recommendations for a swimming headset? I found a review site posing about the shokz openswim, but would like to hear from people rather than sites with unknown commercial interests.
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"Rocket Chip Generator" - the open source RISC-V based SoC generator tool [closed]

Is the "Rocket Chip Generator" (the open source RISC-V based SoC generator tool developed at Berkeley) still maintained now (in 2022) given that its creators formed the company SiFive and ...
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Is 750 watts enough for a Ryzen 7 5800X and a MSI RTX 3080 gaming Trio Z

just bought the components for my first build: MSI RTX 3080 gaming Trio Z Ryzen 7 5800X (Without an IGPU) Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240L RGB V2 ASUS ROG Strix B550-E Gaming PNY 3600MHZ 2x8gb RGB ...
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Nvidia Quadro t400,t600,t1000 compatibility with ASUS prime h610M-E D4 Motherboard

Hi I have an Asus prime h610M-E D4 Motherboard https://www.asus.com/Motherboards-Components/Motherboards/PRIME/PRIME-H610M-E-D4/ with an intel i5 12400F processor. Are Nvidia Quadro T400, T600, and ...
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Standard: 802.3 af/at compliant are always active? [closed]

In Fact, my question are very simple. A switch that have 802.3 af/at compliant always have active ports? I means, IEE 802.3af/at means RJ-45 ports verify if hardware connected needs to be power and ...
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Require USB-C splitter to split USB-C to 2 USB-C but needs to fit in a limited space casing unit

I run a growing Point of Sale business and my current product operates using USB-C splitters to: A. charge the tablets B. Send communication via USB to thermal printers My issue is I have gone to buy ...
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Are ferrite cores / ferrite bead recommended on mini DP to VGA / DVI / HDMI adapters?

Near plugs of VGA or DVI cables is often a "plastic" cylinder containing ferrite to protect the signal from interferences. These are called "ferrite cores", "ferrite beads&...
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As an embedded hobbyist, what can I do with an old smartphone? [closed]

If someone is into electronics/semiconductor etc. and has a fully functional old smartphone not used in day-to-day life at their disposal, what can they do with the device? If somebody wants to learn ...
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Suggest me an android phone under 30k INR

I'm using the same Xperia phone for the last six years, personally, I like Sony phones for their build quality, camera, UI, and reliability. Basically, these are my requirements too. Since Sony phones ...
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Wired Headphones which automatically switch off/on

I want wired headphones which automatically switch on/off. If I put them on, they should switch on. If I put them down, they should switch off, and now sound output should be done via the internal ...
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External drive plugged in for long time

I have a small home server for which I want to buy an external drive (SEAGATE BACKUP PLUS HUB 6TB HDD). Without going into details, it is currently the only way to increase the available storage space....
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Which desktop should I buy for dual booting Ubuntu and Windows?

Which desktop should I buy for dual booting Ubuntu and Windows? Or running Ubuntu in a virtual machine with windows? I understand that the Mac Pro is a very fast machine but I don't know about what ...
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Looking for a micro USB to lightning cable

I am looking for a Micro USB to Lightning cable. (i.e. micro USB at one end, Lightning at the other end) Any recommendations? I've checked out Amazon and Best Buy to no avail. Required in order to ...
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Looking for USB-C + HDMI hub that powers Macbook Pro and devices

I'm trying to reduce the # of ports I'm using on my MacBook Pro and can save at least 3 ports with a device like this that turns one USB-C port into a hub with HDMI and power: https://www.amazon.com/...
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Need faster CPU compared to NUC8i5 - what newer models are faster for C++ OpenCV processing?

I currently am using Intel NUC 8i5 BEK with Ubuntu and C++ with 4K IP camera connected via RTSP. It is working, and I am using OpenCV with Gstreamer VAAPI, but I need more CPU processing speed, as my ...
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HT16K33 vs VK16K33 ic chip [closed]

Has anyone had experience with the VK16K33 chip vs the HT16K33. I have downloaded the datasheets for both and compared them, and I don't see any difference (other than the part number), but I would ...
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How called displays where the matrix and the frame are under common layer of glass?

Apple computers have such design: a common layer of glass above pixel area and the frame. Is there name for this?
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i5 with gpu vs i7 without gpu which is better

Is core i7 10th (10710U) gen 16gb ram with uhd graphics better or core i5 10th (10500H) gen 8gb ram with 4gb GTX 1650 for like pentesting and sone GTA 5 and csgo and call of duty asking for laptops ...
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Do any motherboard NOT use NOR flash to boot or have two BIOSes?

My Z97 motherboard recently died. I suspected that it was the BIOS chip because I have heard stories in the past about some UEFI bioses being bricked by some settings changed. I reflashed the device ...
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2013 Mac Pro still worth it?

I am wondering if buying a 2013 Mac Pro is still worth it today, Mainly I like Mac OS but their 256gb limitation on standard macbook coupled with mediocre CPU performance has me wondering since the ...
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Looking for a dual moniitor displayport KVM that keeps monitors "connected" to computer(s) switched away from

I am trying to find a displayport kvm that supports at least usb 2 (or 3), with dual 4k display output, and keeps the monitors virtually "connected" to the computer that the kvm is switched ...
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Which smartwatches has Bluetooth and WiFi on separate chip?

Integrated in SoC Bluetooth and WiFi may be considered security issue. Which smartwatches has Bluetooth and WiFi on separate chip? if such a smartwatch even exist?
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Which modern smartphones has modem on separate chip?

Integrated in SoC modem may be considered security issue. That's why I decided to ask this question. Which modern smartphones has modem on separate chip? Or not so modern if modern has not, but not so ...
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Motherboard recommendation for CPU and ECC-registered buffered memory combination

We have a couple of ECC-registered (buffered) RAMs (2x Samsung 32GB 2Rx4 PC4-2666V-RB2) as well as a CPU (Intel XEON W-1250 SRH48 3.3GHz X113D365). We couldn't find a compatible motherboard that works ...
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How to know if a 4K monitor with 2x HDMI supports 60Hz on both?

I am looking at buying a cheap-ish 4K monitor to use with my computer as well as an Xbox Series X and a PS5. As such I need at least 3 inputs. The computer can do Displayport, the two consoles only ...
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Can i mix these RAM memory?

Can i mix these RAM's Corsair Vengeance DDR4 3600Mhz PC4-28800 16GB 2x8GB CL18 with Kingston fury beast pc4-28800 3600Mhz 16GB 2x8GB CL17??
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tablet similar to iPad mini with Android , does it exist?

I am looking for a tablet, relatively small, with nice stylus, and it seems the only option is the iPad. With Android, small Samsungs and Lenovos are a joke (also cost like what they cost, true), and ...
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In 2022, which phone is the closest to Stock Android? i.e. What surpassed Android One?

Android One was a program that featured a list of phones with Stock Android. But since the program has been pretty much dead since 2021, which phone can replace it? That is, which phone nowadays is ...
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External volume limiter for headphones

Is there any device on the market that would allow to limit max volume of the headphones? There are many external pass-through volume control devices, but they control overall volume. This device ...
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Need inexpensive router that supports DHCP reservation

I need to find an inexpensive router that supports DHCP reservation via MAC address. This is for a production test system for some custom hardware devices that we manufacture. The devices support DHCP ...
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Is there a network card that lets you set "master slave" mode in Linux?

I am trying to locate an ethernet network card that allows for the setting of the master slave mode on Linux. Ethtool add this configuration (ethtool -s master-slave ) but I can't find a card that ...
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Is it safe to use a 100W powerbank in a laptop that needs 65W only?

I bought a 65W powerbank that worked well with my laptop that uses a 65W charger. However, when the powerbank reaches 50%, it starts producing less than 65W. That's why I was thinking of using a ...
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Looking for a keyboard that can run macros without installing software

I'm looking for a keyboard that can execute macros stored in onboard memory without installing any drivers or software. It's fine if software is required to set them up, but they need to be used on a ...
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Micro USB phone into USB-C integrated slot in a car

I have a USB-C female port in my car and my smartphone only has a micro USB connector. Is there any risk to plug my phone in with a micro USB/USB-C adapter? I know that USB-C can deliver up to 100 W ...
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What is the proper SSD for DEll Latitude E5550?

I want to know what is the proper SSD for my Dell Latitude E5550 i7 5th gen., 8GB RAM. Right now I have a HDD and wish to upgrade my computer a little bit. I found the user's manual and the spec sheet ...
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Thunderbolt 3 to triple HDMI

My notebook (Dell Precision 5520) has Thunderbolt 3. Thunderbolt 3 provide 40Gbps (double the speed of Thunderbolt 2). In terms of video it has 8 lanes of DisplayPort 1.2 (High Bit RTE 2 (HBR2) and ...
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HW for Home WiFi Network

I have a wired network already and I would like to add a home wifi network. For full coverage I need more than one access point. I have two requirements for the wifi network: a) seamless roaming ...
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Is it worth getting a 144hz monitor when FPS games go only 80fps?

So I've been playing an FPS game which gets around 70~80fps usually. Upgrading my graphics cards is not an option now, so I'm willing to buy a monitor with 144hz, but I'm not sure if it would make any ...
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Which type of NVME SSD

My friend has a 2015 or so laptop for which he wants the hard disk replaced by SSD. It seems its supports NVME type SSD but I can't seem to figure out which one of these it supports - they look the ...
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Have internal storage drives gone down in quality?

Call me cynical, but it seems that for every drive I read reviews on, there are loads of people expressing the same issues -- either drops in quality of components, poor longevity, or abnormally high ...
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AZERTY keyboard designed to be washable in the dishwasher

I’m the kind of person where things I touch tends to require extensive cleaning which require extensive cleaning not reachable by hand, which is why I’m owning a dishwasher with a high pressure (aka ...
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Send phone call command from PC to landline phone without Internet

I have a client who has NO INTERNET, and wants to connect his landline business phone to the computer, just to dial numbers direct from computer. For example: He has in the computer a list of phone ...
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Will a 4k monitor work with an old graphics card that does not support 4k?

I'm thinking of getting a new 4k monitor to replace my current 1080p FHD monitor. I usually use my monitor with my personal and work laptops, both of which support 4k. However, I have an old desktop ...
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USB-C computer to DVI-d monitor connection options

I have Surface Go 2, that contains only one usb-c port. Currently I am using usb-c to usb 2.0 adapter connected with usb 2.0 hub with keyboard and mouse which are usb 2.0. Now I want to connect a ...
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Connect one chat headset to 4 PCs for meetings

I need to connect one chat headset (speakers and mic) to 4 different PCs simultaneously so I can hear audio signal coming from either one of those PCs (with volume control) and use my mic to send ...
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