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Hit or Miss | i3-9100F+1060-3G in 2024 A.D

Could you guys help me with the configuration of this 2nd-hand budget PC? I'm wondering if it's suitable for rendering FDH videos on CapcutPC (main purpose) and also for playing CS2 (secondary purpose)...
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How to connect docking station USB-C to PC with no USB-C port?

I bought a docking station with USB-C input but one of my computers has no USB-C port. Considering this docking station is compatible with 3 screens (2xHDMI+DP), 6 USB ports and PD of 100W, I imagine ...
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Should I focus on CPU or GPU for my upgrade?

I want to upgrade my PC mainly focusing on heavily modded Minecraft. My current specs are: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 Ram: 32.0GB Dual-Channel DDR4 MOTHERBOARD: B450 GAMING PRO ...
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How to find a PC mouse exactly with my mouse design and size?

I have a very old mouse that I attach it photo here: I need this PC mouse or a PC mouse that exactly like this mouse design. my mouse size is about: 95×55×30 Is there any mouse for me? or anyone know ...
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Flight Controls for 6DOF VR space sims on a $3,000 budget?

I've played Elite Dangerous: Odyssey for years and I'm looking to upgrade from my Thrustmaster Flight Pack. Elite is a game that supports both "flight assist" mode, in which the computer ...
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Does my motherboard support the NVIDIA RTX A6000 GPU?

Back in early 2022 my brother built my amazing PC for me, sadly he is no longer with us. He was the always the hardware guy and I was software guy. So I am out of my depth but I really want to figure ...
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Which motherboard should I choose?

I want to build a custom pc that can support i9-13900K and RTX 4090 in future as I'm a 3D artist, and a stock trader. But for now I want a pc for stock trading, which can support i5, and 32GB/64GB RAM....
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PC protection from cold and moisture. Recommendations

I need to put a PC in a non-heated and non-cooled sawmill (I have my reasons). I need it to work during working hours. Sawmill is located in a climate zone where winter temps could be as low as -20C ...
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Please help me with some info about selling used PC parts online [closed]

Could not find a suitable stack exchange website for my topic, so I'm asking here. Please forgive if it's wrong. I want to sell my used CPU, Mobo, Gpu, RAM, PSU seperately or if customer wants i can ...
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Will RAM have any kind of conflict or instability?

Currently I have 2 x 8GB 3200 MHz DDR4 RAM and I'm thinking of increasing it for working purposes, possibly gaming. I consider buying additional 2 x 16GB 3600 MHz so I'll have 48GB total. Is it ok for ...
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KXRORS S300 PCIe x16 riser cable size?

I wonder if anyone knows what's the size of the PCIe 3.0 Riser cable included with the case? I bought this case and turns out, my Motherboard and GPU are PCIe 4.0. I'm thinking about buying a PCIe 4....
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GPU card (Nvidia)

I am looking to get an Nvidia GPU card to run personal AI software, such as Stable Diffusion. How do you determine if the GPU card does not have the mining prevention feature turned on?
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Workstation or smartphone

I'm in a dilemma with a decision. Should I sell my pc work station that I don't fully utilize for a good smart phone? I generally only do web browsing and YouTube watching. Sporadic document editing. ...
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Which RAM Module should I pick?

I got Asus PRIME B650M-A WIFI II Motherboard and Ryzen 5 7600 CPU. I have already bought a Kingston Fury DDR5 5600MT/s RAM (part number KF556C40BBA-16); later on I found it's only XMP (Intel) ...
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Upgrading the motherboard, CPU and memory on a 10 year old ITX system

I have an old ITX PC. The essentials of the spec are currently: Cooler Master Elite 130 case Corsair 850w PSU ASUS® H81I-PLUS: Mini-ITX Intel® Core™i5 Quad Core Processor i5-4570 (3.2GHz) 8GB DUAL-...
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How to adapt an integrated graphics card as if it were dedicated to another PC

I have a tower PC, the power supply stopped working so I am recovering functional parts, like my hard drive, RAM and I also want to recover my video card, I can buy a PCI express adapter to be able to ...
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Based on relevant experience, what are some good laptop recommendations for someone studying data engineering and is intending to get AWS certified?

My friend has recently started studying a university program in data engineering and is intending to get AWS certified. They are planning on taking various related courses and boot camps to further ...
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Seeking Advice on Optimal Computer Configuration for Machine/Deep Learning: CPU, GPU, and VRAM Considerations

I'm diving into the exciting world of machine and deep learning, and I could really use your expertise. I'm in the process of putting together a computer configuration that's tailor-made for these ...
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A "pad" for note-taking, primarily

To prepare for college, I'm looking for a 2-in-1/tablet that will mainly serve as a notebook to write on. The device must: Have a (secured) pen/stylus. A full-sized pen is preferred to a thin, tiny ...
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Server Recommendation for windows server 2022

I'm new to maintaining users. As we currently don't have an active directory server on-prem, everything is in the cloud currently with Azure. I'm looking to buy a Dell Server for Windows 2022 Domain ...
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Hexagonal socket for 6-32 screws

Can you recommend hexagonal socket (with 1/2 square or 1/4 hexagonal fixation) for 6-32 screws (standard PC screws) ? In particularm which size is needed ? 5.5mm or 6mm or what ?
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Can't get two 4k ultrawide displays to work on PC

I'm trying to connect two 4k ultrawide monitors to my PC for multi-display extended desktop setup, but I can't get the other monitor to work. My mobo has 1x DVI-D 1x D-Sub and 1x HDMI outputs. Both ...
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Help upgrading old PC from 2012

I have an old PC from ca 2012. The motherboard is an ASROCK Z77 Extreme6 (https://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/Z77%20Extreme6/). CPU is a i5-3570K (1155 socket), a Gigabyte Gforce GTX 650 Ti OC 2GB GDDR5 ...
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Are recent AMD CPUs or Intels with efficiency cores better for a MSVC (C++) focused developer PC setup (are those E-Cores any good?)

I'm struggling to decide whether to create a new developer PC setup based on recent AMD or Intel CPUs because i cannot find any specific performance measurements focused on compilers and linkers; i'm ...
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Large durable wireless mouse

I've been using mice like the below for a while, and am looking to upgrade to something with a higher build quality. I really like the feel and the button layout, but within a year or two the wheel ...
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Rotating monitor for customers

Does anyone know of a good monitor that can be rotated easily for customers to see. I know we have all seen the tablets that rotate at POS systems. Is there one that someone would recommend that just ...
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Mount 3 to 6 HDD and 2 SSDs in Corsaair 4000d for NAS

I am looking for a case to build DIY NAS server from my old Dell D19m. Ideally, I would want to fit 3 to 6 HDDs and 1 to 2 SSDs. I seem to have three ways: Can I somehow fit 4 HDDs and 1 SSD in Dell ...
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Should I get RTX 3090 for my old build with i7-6700 (For machine learning)?

I have an old build which I bought used and want to use it for deep learning. Should I buy a brand new PC or buy an RTX 3090 and use it with the old build? Here are the current specs: i7-6700 Gigabyte ...
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Better laptop than M2 macbook air for the same price in 2022?

I'm going to computer sciences studies for the next few years. I have around 1800€ (1€ = 1$) to spend in a labtop. It needs to be portable and powerful. Everyone is saying that Apple is overprice, so ...
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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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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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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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Can i mix these RAM memory?

Can I use both of these RAM kits in the same computer? Corsair Vengeance DDR4 3600Mhz PC4-28800 16GB 2x8GB CL18 Kingston fury beast pc4-28800 3600Mhz 16GB 2x8GB CL17
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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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Can these products protect a pc from emp jamming during work?

My sister's boyfriend lives in a bad neighborhood. He creates graphics on canva. Unfortunately, he is going through hell due to emp jamming. He is looking for a cost efficient and easy to use solution....
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HP prebuild PC for home NAS

I want to make a home NAS PC and have an option to buy cheap (like in lines of 10-15€) HP PC: HP 280 G1MT (4GB, i3-4160, 180W, 3 SATA slots) from 2016 HP Pro 3500MT (4GB, i3-3240, 300W, 4 SATA slots) ...
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Best PC rig for Google Sheets / 20+ tabs in 2022?

I have a budget of about $1500 - $2000 for a new PC. Want to go desktop this time (I've been on laptops only for years). Run a home-based business that requires 10-15 Chrome tabs open at once (...
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Does a programming computer made for IntelliJ require a GPU?

My quest to build the most optimized IntelliJ computer continues. One part at a time. If you haven't seen my other questions then here's the run down: I'm looking to build a computer best optimized ...
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What would be a good CPU for IntelliJ for under $300

What CPU is best optimized for running a program like Intellij? I'm looking to build a computer best optimized for running Intellij. This computer will be a non-gaming computer so to remove some of ...
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smallest pc case for mini-itx

Have a mini ITX ASROCK motherboard at 6.7 inches square. And existing tower is using a traditional ATX form factor power supply, 400 watt or thereabouts. I want to transplant the motherboard to a new ...
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SSD: What are the differences among Gen 3.0, 3.0 x4 and Gen 4.0?

For a PC Desktop to be buy it in these weeks, there are the following SSD options: SSD HP EX950, 512GB, M.2, 2280, PCIe Gen 3x4, NVMe 1.3. SSD HP EX950, 1TB, M.2, 2280, PCIe Gen 3.0 x4, NVMe 1.3. SSD ...
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Minimum PSU for 5600G (no dedicated GPU) without compromising the performance?

I have found on shopping sites that small PSUs are little cheaper than 500+ Watts PSU. So I want to buy the lowest one because I have no plans for adding external GPU. I would be using 2x8 GB RAMs and ...
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Not so expensive but decent motherboard for amd 5600G APU

Some online video recommended motherboards like: Asus TUF Gaming B550M-Plus (Wi-Fi) Motherboard MSI MAG B550M Mortar Gaming Motherboard, Micro-ATX But they look little to extra expensive for me and ...
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Cheapest GPU for Rampage II Gene 2.xx with Core i7 930

Hi I have an old computer my son wants to use for playing Fortnite, Minecraft, etc… It currently has an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 250 but it can’t play Fortnite because it doesn’t seem to support DirectX 11. ...
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What would be an optimal CPU to get for a Minecraft Server for around 100$ if any? (50 player server)

I started hosting a MC server on a dedicated machine at home for a week now and I wanted to get something a bit better, it runs with a few plugins - 5GB ram dedicated to the server. So, my budget is ...
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is it good decision to upgrade to ssd?

I have a laptop having 4gb RAM with i3 5th generation, and does not have M2 slot but has CD drive. My laptop speed is very slow now so I decided to add 128gb SSD to it. The service center told me that ...
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Should I buy APU or CPU keeping in mind I will add a GPU in near future

Okay so I had finalized ryzen 5600G APU because I can't afford GPU at the moment. So I'll add a GPU after couple of years when it get cheaper. So far, I had read that there's not much difference ...
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Which PC to choose for my studies?

I'm going to study informatics at the University. For this I want to choose a computer that is able to deal with the necessities there and is fast. I scanned the internet and stepped into the zbook ...
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Getting case fan speed from GPU temperature

In my current setup, the case fans are controlled using the CPU temperature, however, this is not the correct metric since GPU is generally hotter and is used more. I know that it is not possible to ...
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Best and cheapest way to store around 30TB of Data

I am looking for the best and cheapest way to store around 30TB of data. Its mostly files with the size of 150MB per file which I have to read alot, so a cloud solution doesnt really fit my needs ...
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