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New desktop build, Which I7 CPU to choose

I've started making a list for a new build I'm doing, since my current desktop is starting to get some problems. But getting to the CPU, I'm really split about the choice of CPU. I've decided that I'm ...
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GPU options to for gaming PC being used mostly for VR

I"m putting together a gaming PC for a family member (to use with his Oculus Quest 2 and Oculus Link), and with the GPU shortage going on out there, I'm having a tough time. If I could find one ...
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I Need Recommendations for a CPU upgrade. I Currently Have Intel I5 7400 3.0GHz

I'm looking to spend up to $300. If the CPU upgrade requires a Motherboard upgrade thats okay, I want to be able to upgrade further in the future. My Current Specs: Radeon rx 580 MSI Bazooka 250m ...
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What's good GPU upgrade based on my current hardware?

Hoping to get some opinions/recommendations based on my current hardware setup. I've done some research, but I would like to get some feedback on my specific hardware components, and whether anything ...
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Which game controller is usable on Windows, Linux and Nintendo Switch without extra acessories?

I have a Nintendo switch to play Mario Kart, but I also use the controllers to play Dirt Rally on my laptop. Since my brother also plays Mario Kart, I want to have a second controller so he doesn't ...
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Gaming Rig that can Handle VR (and Roblox VR)

I’m helping my nephew put together a system that will allow him to play Roblox VR on his Oculous Quest 2 headset. With my knowledge and research, the things I’ve been keeping in the back of my head as ...
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Is the latest 2021 Pavilion Gaming Desktop Computer a rip off?

I found a pc for 1200 bucks. But the specs seem off. only 400W power supply. bad processor. not enough ram. but I'm not sure if I'm just overthinking the quality of the pc. After all it is a nice gpu. ...
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Solution to play an electronic drum kit on Rock Band 4 on Xbox One

To go into some more detail, I am trying to use an electronic drum set as a drum controller for Rock Band 4 on Xbox One. I have the e-kit I am going to use from this question. This kit has both USB ...
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Motherboard recommendation for new casual gaming setup

Current setup, kind of outdated - was built in 2009, except graphics card and a chassis: Corsair 650D chassis Asus P5Q Deluxe motherboard Intel Core2Quad 3GHz @4GHz Radeon R9 290 GPU Corsair 750W PSU ...
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Gaming pc configuration

I am trying to get the best feasible PC for gaming purposes. My budget is 1000€, so I went to a shop that gave me a 1800€ PC configuration. The one they provide is: The price of the one with Nvidia ...
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Cable Recommendation, Games Stuck at 30 FPS on External Monitor ! Needs Advice

Hello Everyone I hope you are in the best of your health in this pandemic. I recently bought a gaming monitor for my work as well as for the little gaming that I do. I have connected my laptop to my ...
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Gigabyte H410M graphics card support

Can Gigabyte H410M support graphics cards such as RTX 3080? What are some of the latest graphics cards that H410M can support?
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Is there such a thing as a USB graphics card?

Is there a USB graphics card? I know the USB 3.0 speed would be the bottleneck, of sorts, but any additional graphics would be better than nothing. If there isn't, is there a PCIe female to USB male ...
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Are there gaming laptops which redirects HDMI ports directly to discreate graphics

Are there any manufacturers who gives HDMI port to the discreate GPU? Or is there a technical reason behind it they have to connect HDMI to integrated gpu? I mean, I understand for battery efficiency ...
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Not so expensive desktop parts (processor and gpu) recommendation

I currently have Dell 7570 15" laptop. Upgraded with 16 GB RAM, 4 GB 940MX graphics card and i7 8th gen processor. But still my laptop struggles in playing games at even medium settings and a ...
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Best gaming mouse for drag clicking under 60$ (4400 inr)

My question is what is the best gaming mouse that can drag click/ butterfly high cps for godbridging available on amazon.in. I am okay with any mouse that can get me high rmb cps under 60$ as of now ...
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Is the redragon m601 good for drag clicking?

So, I am thinking of getting a better gaming mouse under 20$ which could get me good cps. This is as I would like to learn breezily, and godbridging in minecraft bedwars. I have currently seen only ...
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Is there any notebook with ACTUAL full-size keyboard, exact same layout as desktop keyboard?

I'm just curious ... I wonder if any manufacturer has ever tried to make a laptop with actual full size keyboard. By ACTUAL full-size I mean not just having a numpad. I mean one that has a keyboard ...
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Parts for a gaming PC from 2005

I'm currently writing a story where in 2005 a guy built a time machine out of a old Ford Mustang, a Casio ClassPad 300 calculator, some scrap, and a gaming PC, but the problem I'm facing is that I ...
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GPU for gaming, good VR support and ML on Linux

I don't want NVIDIA, I have experienced first hand its terrible VR support (Alyx, after many months, still runs like garbage on 2080ti) and even for non-VR games NVIDIA is usually much slower in ...
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A cheap gaming laptop or desktop

These are my requirements: The machine is going to be my main computer, but gaming is the most strenuous activity I'm going to be doing with it. Within gaming, the most strenuous programs I'm going ...
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Pre-built mid-range gaming system under £600

I'm looking to upgrade my system from the laptop I'm currently working on to a high-powered PC. I'll be using it for a lot of programming, though not that much compiling some gaming (I imagine the ...
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Which CPU should I choose ? 10700K, Ryzen 3900X or 11700K?

The RTX 3080 arriving it seems in September, I started to build my new rig. I selected 3 processors for this but I'm still really hesitant, I actually need help in choosing: 10700K: Pros: Currently ...
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What are my options for a thumb trackball for gaming?

I have used the Logitech M570 for years, however when I compare the DPI on it to normal modern gaming mice it seems lackluster. I also would like to use all my fingers for buttons in games that ...
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Motherboard for the long run, in an otherwise (initially) low-end gaming system

I'm currently running an HP Pavilion m9047c, except that I've replaced the video card with a Diamond Radeon HD 4870, and upgraded the power supply to (I believe) 650 watts. I never added any RAM over ...
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Asus ROG Phone II vs OnePlus 7T vs iPhone XR

I want to buy a new phone for Gaming purposes. Below are my requirements. 1. Performance is the topmost priority 2. Camara performance can be neglected 3. Long battery backup 4. Headphone-jack is ...
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Comfortable over-the-ear gaming headphones

I'm on the hunt for a new pair of gaming headphones with a built-in microphone. I have a few hard requirements. I need the 'internal' size of the cups to be at least 70mm (my current pair is that ...
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School laptop for medium-light gaming and good battery life

I'm going to be entering as a freshman Computer Engineering major next school year and am beginning to shop around for laptops to replace my Asus F510UA laptop which has been getting me through high ...
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VR with Quadro M2200

I have a Lenovo P51 laptop with the Quadro M2200 graphics card. I'm wondering if this hardware supports VR gaming? If not, would it be possible or sensible to use and external graphics box ...
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Nvidia GPU that can play games at 1440p 144hz

I plan on building a gaming PC to play FPS, racing sims and VR games. I want to know what graphics cards are capable of running those style games at it's maximum presets at 1440p 144hz. These are the ...
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Best laptop under $800 for Linux gaming?

What's the best laptop under $800 for Linux gaming? I'll use it for Minecraft and general computer stuff. I'll install Linux Mint as the operating system. Requirements: 1920x1080 display (or higher) ...
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CPU upgrade on motherboard Pegatron Benicia 1.01?

I've never planned to upgrade my CPU. However, most of the components in my PC have been upgraded, and the CPU is now the performance bottleneck. It doesn't flinch except for gaming where it is maxed ...
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RGB LED lit keyboard with custom color depending on focused application

For my job I need to get used to plenty of new applications which partly make heavy usage of keyboard shortcuts. I´m not especially fast with computers and even after weeks I dont get really used to ...
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Two fan vs Three fan IAO Cooler

I plan on building a high end gaming PC this summer with these specs: CPU: Intel Core i9-9900KF GPU: Nvidia RTX 2070 Super RAM: Corsair DDR4 64GB (4x16 GB) at 3000mhz Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 ...
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What is the cheapest graphics card for a desktop

What is the cheapest graphics card for a desktop that can handle the new age of empires 2 definitive version and the Halo reach for PC? I'm thinking about getting new parts for my cooler master ...
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Choosing professional Monitor

Can't decide between these 3 monitors: BenQ PD3220U LG 32UL950 Dell UP3216Q All 3 of them seem to have pretty similar characteristics and price which makes it really hard to choose. All 3 are 4k60, ...
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Custom Build Tabletop Table

Not sure if this is the right place to be asking this question. But since this is hardware / PC related, and not woodworking, I think it would be the best place. I'm currently in the planning process ...
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Upgrading budget computer

I'm planning on upgrading my old home computer and wanted advice on what should be best. Current specs below: CPU: Intel Core i5-3330 GPU: Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB RAM: ...
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What's the best CPU and motherboard under $300 for playing Minecraft?

What is the best CPU and motherboard under $300 for playing the Java Edition of Minecraft? I already have a graphics card, 256GB SSD and a 600W PSU. I'll also use it for normal computer usage.
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Microcontroller to run x86 application

I'm a big fan of Touhou games (PC-98 and Windows Era). I wanted to make a custom console to be able to play them on tv (a plug and play like console). For the PC-98 games, I was able to use a ...
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Wait to buy a PC or buy now?

My PC died two days ago. Now I'm not sure if I should wait for a new generation of PC parts or get a new PC right away. I have a budget of €1,5k - 2k and I'm only using the PC for gaming. At the ...
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VESA vertical offset mount bracket

I have a need for something that I can only describe as a "drop mount" or a vertical offset bracket for 100x100mm VESA mount holes. I have a 3-monitor setup with an iMac as the middle screen, using ...
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I'm looking for a bluetooth transmitter/receiver to connect bluetooth headphones to xbox

So I recently purchased some airpods and want to also use them with my xbox while playing online games. I have seen that you can use them with the xbox app using this guide But the app has it's ...
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Will eight cores in a CPU become more relevant in the future for gaming and VR? [closed]

I am deciding which parts to include in my PC, primarily aimed towards gaming. My last PC lasted 7 years so longevity is the key for this build. Obviously no one can know the future so I'm just ...
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TV 50″ - PS4/movies (~$800)

I'm looking for the best TV (in this price) which I will use for playing on PlayStation 4 and watching movies. Most important features: Price: ~$800 Screen size: ~50" Resolution: FHD (4K to ...
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Best money for value GPU for Core i5 9600k processor and 16GB Ram

Which Graphics card will be the best value for money for this configuration? Suggestion will be appreciated. Processor: Core i5 9600k Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390UD Ram: Corsair Vengeance LPX 1x16GB ...
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Looking for solution for gaming via remote desktop

So I have a TV in my room I'd like to able to use to remotely connect to my gaming PC from, but I am trying to find a solution for this that wont cost much. For context, I have the TV and PS4 in my ...
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How to upgrade my Hardware

Over the next month, I want to upgrade/renew my setup. My current setup is kind of old: Mainboard: EVGA Classified SR-X CPU: 2x Xeon E5-2630 Hexa-Core @2,3GHz RAM: 20GB DDR3 GPU: INNO3D GeForce GTX ...
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Recommendation a GPU upgrade for old computer

I am currently building a new PC so I'm looking to give away my previous self build from 2011'ish to the kids. What I was wondering is would a modern graphics card, say something like a GTX 1660Ti be ...
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Laptop for programming and light gaming under $500?

So. I have yet another question that requires some advice. I've been tasked by my uncle to find a laptop for my cousin sister's senior college years. She has decided to go into IT Software ...