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What GPU should I buy for my current setup?

When running Euro Truck Simulator 2 on medium graphics settings my CPU was at about 20%, my RAM was at about 60% and my GPU was at 100%. I would like to achieve 30 FPS on high on games like Kerbal ...
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Record hdmi stream and incoming & outcoming mumble stream

I'm playing a lot with my friends and daily we encounter something extremely hilarious. I would like to save these moments so we could watch them later. This is what I would like to achieve: Record ...
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Surface Pro 4 configurations for light-moderate gaming

The new Surface Pro 4 seems a pretty solid machine and I'm looking to get one as my new mobile workstation since I travel a lot for work (compared to the back-breaking Dell workstation I currently ...
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Upgrading my current build for gaming purposes [closed]

I am investigating the possiblities of upgrading my current build for games like: Fallout 4, SC2: LotV and Star Wars: Battlefront. My current build: CPU: AMD A10-7600 CPU cooler: Cooler Master ...
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Graphics card for new college computer

I am going to be building a computer for a college student. He is going into general engineering while he figures out exactly what he wants to do. The budget for this computer is about $1500 USD (just ...
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Ultra graphics performance for a penny

So the thing is, I want to play Fallout 4. I currently consider GTX950, GTX960 and GTX970. I did the research on game-debate but only found what I already knew. The GTX950, GTX960 seem to have great ...
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Electronic drum kit compatible with Rock Band 4 on Xbox One

I am looking into getting a electronic drum kit that I can use for both recreational use (like an acoustic drum set) and for Rock Band 4, preferably with pro-cymbal support. I was thinking about ...
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Bottlenecking: GTX 970 & AMD FX-6300 [closed]

Alright, I am looking for a fairly priced CPU that will not hold back the ASUS STRIX GTX 970 very little or not at all. Preferably Intel, as their processor lineup shows to last longer for generations ...
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PSU recommendation for new casual gaming setup

I'm looking for a PSU recommendation for a setup below: Corsair 650D chassis Intel i5 4690K CPU ASRock Extreme6 mobo Radeon R9 290 GPU 16GB RAM (2x 8GB) 1x SSD 256GB 1x 2TB SATA HDD 2x 1TB SATA HDD ...
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Choosing motherboard for a budget gaming PC using AMD Athlon X4 860K processor

The title pretty much says it all. I'm assembling a budget gaming PC and decided for an AMD Athlon X4 860K processor and now I need to chose a motherboard for it. My total budget for the PC is €500-...
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A good monitor as the main one of a two-monitor setup

I'm searching for a good monitor for my PC. I currently own a 21,5" ASUS monitor, which is fine; I'm planning on using the one I currently own as a second monitor and get a new one as my main monitor. ...
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Which Intel CPU should I buy - Core i7-5820K or i7-6700K or i7-4790K? [closed]

I am confused about which one of these processors to buy. I will pair it with two NVidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti (SLI). Also, I don't plan on too many upgrades and also I won't be overclocking 'too much'. ...
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Replacement for the Logitech G9x Mouse

I have a Logitech G9x mouse that is about to die. It has served me well, but it is time to start looking for a replacement. Unfortunately, Logitech doesn't make the G9x anymore. The replacement ...
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Dedicated server that can run multiple Team Fortress 2 servers?

I rent several virtual private servers to run Team Fortress 2 servers. These servers all run SourceMod (an administration and plugin framework). Individual servers then run various SourceMod plugins ...
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VPS specs and gaming dedicated servers

Been thinking of launching some dedicated servers for a while now, using VPS:es. However I got some techinical questions about their specs and how much they would be able to handle. Now let's say I ...
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Help updating PC for gaming

I am planning to update my PC by December, but I have some doubts. This is what I have now: Motherboard: Asus H77-Pro4-M (Socket 1155) CPU: Intel Core i3-2120 3.30GHz Graphics Card: Nvidia GTX 550 Ti ...
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How many TF2 servers would this VPS be able to run?

I've been renting from a certain company for a while now, and I'm currently thinking of switching to NFOServers because I would get a cheaper deal since I plan to expand the servers further. However ...
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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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Is there a headset made thats completely wireless during gameplay (including XBL chat) for the Xbox One?

The Xbox One has been out for almost two years now. Can someone tell me if there's a headset made that's completely wireless (including Xbox Live chat) for the Xbox One? I have searched to no avail in ...
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How to turn Dell Precision T5400 into a gaming computer?

I have an opportunity to buy a used Dell T5400 for a very reasonable price. CPU: Xeon E5420 Clock: 2500 Mhz Cores: 4 - Quad Core RAM: 4GB DDR3 Disk: 250GB GPU: nVidia Quadro NVS DMS->2x DVI ...
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Notebook for work and fun

I work with software development and have some games that I want to play. Games like The Witcher 3, Diablo 3: RoS, etc. I live in a hot country, so I need something that won't overheat. Requirements:...
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1TB or more HDD for Playstation 4

What type of hard drive should I be looking for a Playstation 4? I am usually partial towards SSD over traditional, but I am also open to the idea of hybrids as well. I have looked into Samsung 850 ...
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Good heatsink for socket LGA 2011-v3?

I am going to be building a computer for a college student. He is going into general engineering while he figures out exactly what he wants to do. The budget for this computer is about $1500 USD (just ...
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What should I consider when buying a (gaming) monitor? [closed]

I'm looking for a good, second 24" monitor. What specifications do I have to look for in general when buying monitors? I know, because it's my second 24" monitor, that it should fit well next to the ...
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Motherboard for a new college desktop computer

I am going to be building a computer for a college student. He is going into general engineering while he figures out exactly what he wants to do. The budget for this computer is about $1500 USD (just ...

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