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PC is an abbreviation for personal computer. Use this tag for questions about PCs as a whole. Do not use this tag along with the [desktop] or [laptop] tags.

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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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Can low resolution affect FPS (for worse)? [closed]

I recently upgraded my setup from a GTX 1060 (3GB) to a RTX 3070 and I'm having some performance issues, like GPU usage being below 85% and low FPS (in most games, I'm playing right now like Fortnite, ...
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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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PCI-E 2.0 to USB 3.2

My MoBO is GA-F2A55M-DS2 rev3.0. Technically, it supports PCI-E 3.0 but my APU (A4-4000) limits it to PCI-E 2.0 as per the manuals (FM2+ APU required for 3.0). I do not have any d-GPU. The x16 slot is ...
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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 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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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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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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M.2 to PCIe converter card [duplicate]

My motherboard has the following PCI slots (no M.2 slots): PCIe 3.0 x16; (2x) PCIe 2.0 x1; PCIe 2.0 x16 (wired x4); PCI (optional); I would like to install a M.2 to PCIe converter card, however they ...
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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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whether the AMD A6-5400B processor supports x64?

whether the AMD A6-5400B processor supports x64? does it only work on x86?
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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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which graphics card from the list is the best?

which graphics card from the list is the best for old games? which graphic card is the most powerful? |type| memory |pci | standards ...
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Industrial grade panel PC with a touch screen, built in GPIO and maybe even 24v switching (2 amps)

What have I done? I've created a prototype for a system that detects the presence of an item on a conveyor, scans a barcode to the side of it and sprays it with a mix of colors by activating one or ...
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mini pc as dev server - specs?

I want a new no-noise dev server (LEMP); and I wonder what specs I should go for, how to narrow the search. I currently use an old budget Laptop (Asus K53U) with an AMD C-50@800MHz, 1x2GB Samsung DDR3-...
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i7-4790 vs i5-6500 for JavaScript development

I'm looking for a temporary & budget PC for software development (JS with VS Code). I found attractive and comparable in terms of price used PC models with i7-4790 (HP 800 G1 SFF) and i5-6500 (HP ...
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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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What is TBD meaning in the specs of GPU?

I know that the core speed of a VGA is a number, for example: 1365 MHz, 1500 MHz, 1530 MHz ; Some GPUs have core speed is TBD. So what does it mean? I have googled around but find nothing.
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Hardware (PC parts) slotting website

I am in a need of any kind of simulation website/software that can allow a person to slot in the right parts in a PC. For example, if you put in RAM where a graphics card should be, there would be an ...
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Will these RAM kits perform differently from eachother?

I'm looking to upgrade someone's gaming PC and was wondering if I will notice any difference between these two RAM modules on a Ryzen 5000 CPU. I'd get 4 8GB sticks so the capacity will be the same ...
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Connect PC 4k 60FPS to TV over range

I am about to move into my new appartment and I have to following problem: I will have my desktop pc in my office room and would like to connect my 4k TV (LG, 2018 model) to my pc for some gaming on ...
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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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PS5/PC Audiomixer

I have a PS5, a PC, Speakers and a Headset. I'm looking for a device to connect all these together. I want to hear the audio of PS5 and PC at the same time with my Headset or Speakers. A button to ...
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Questions I have about my custom high-end water cooled PC before I buy

Hello Fellow PC Builders, I have meticulously sifted through each and every component on PC Specialist in the Liquid Cooled PC builder in an attempt to build my dream PC. I do have some questions ...
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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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where to get a great PC for Blender

I'm looking for a new computer custom or pre built. I work daily with blender (cycles) as a professional 3d artist but when it comes to technical things like picking a computer I feel lost. What ...
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How can I reduce graphics card temperature?

I recently (about 2-3 months ago) brought an RTX 3070 MSI Ventus2X OC. It is a dual fan GPU and ran pretty fine at 98-99% usage at 1900MHz and gave the temperature of about 70-75 C sometimes touching ...
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Great Motherboard with Maybe Integrated Audio Chip?

I won some money so I can replace my current motherboard, Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5 (rev. 1.0) in which the sound stinks. I need suggestions on a replacement with the requirements below. I'll be ...
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A motherboard to fit with these components

I'm a total rookie when it comes to hardware tech news, so I'm relying on userbenchmark.com to choose stuffs. Here are the core modules of the rig I'm building: CPU: core i3 9100F GPU: GTX 1650S (...
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webcam with good microphone for low-volume voice for Chromebook and Windows PC

I am looking for recommendations for a webcam with good microphone for low-volume voice for Chromebook and Windows PC. Intended use: Zoom meetings. Audio: The person using it speaks in soft (low ...
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Large 8K and 6K resolution monitors or TVs for use as a desktop PC monitor

I'm looking, ideally, for a monitor or a similarly high quality and low latency TV with 8k resolution in 16:9 aspect ratio (7680x4320), or less preferably, but probably more realistic in the coming ...
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Simple mouse for big palms

I've above average sized palms. I'm looking for a simple mouse which I can use comfortably for my daily purpose. And which can last longer than 1 year. In past I've tried a few big ones but they ...
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Smallest Footprint PC Case

I am looking for the smallest possible footprint PC Case to house the following components: Standard ATX power supply - Corsair CX600M Micro ATX motherboard - Gigabyte GA-A55M-DS2 Dual slot graphics ...
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Affordable laptop with metal body for durability [closed]

I need a laptop with the following requirements: Keyboard must have a numberic keypad. SSD or hybrid storage (small ssd+hdd). Durable/sturdy body. Preferred metal alloy body. Long battery life at ...
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Recommendations for UX/UI Bootcamper / newbie coder

What PC (laptop or desktop) would be good for a relatively newbie coder who'll be entering a UX/UI boot camp soon? A little background: I'm a lifelong PC/windows users (I'm coming from the business ...
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