Questions tagged [pc]

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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DDR4 3200 32G*2 system

At 2020.Q1 most dual channel system that support DDR4 3200 only support reduced frequency when all four DIMMs are installed. To build a dual channel PC with 64GB DDR4 3200, 2*32GB DDR4 3200 is needed. ...
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Should I buy this PC with these Specs Locally or Buy from Amazon with 200 USD shipping OR RISK MY MONEY BUYING FROM ALIBABA?

i am willing to buy this PC: Gaming PC 9th Generation Core i5-9400F, MSI H310M 9th Gen Motherboard, 8GB DDR4 Ram 2800 MHZ, 128GB SSD, 500GB HDD, Thermaltek Case with AMD RX 570 4GB Card. For $460 (...
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Car Radio with Android

I'm searching for a Car Radio with Android as a complete system. The Car Radio should support USB-Debugging via the PC. Is there such a Car Radio? Thanks.
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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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Single Board Windows PC with 4K HDMI input and 4K Output

I would like to run a multimedia windows application to run on a compact single board computer. Here are the requirements: 4K@30fps HDMI input 4K@30fps HDMI output 2 USB 3.0 Windows OS Powerful ...
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Can I install USB 3.0 USB bracket if my motherboard does not support USB 3.0?

I have Gigabyte GA-H61M-S motherboard and it does not support USB 3.0. My computer case has USB and Audio module but, its not working anymore. So, I am thinking to replace it with a good quality ...
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Will the XBOX One Controller work work with my Bluetooth Mouse dongle?

I have a Bluetooth mouse "Terabyte 100031N Ultra Slim Wireless Mouse (Black)" and was planning to buy a XBOX one controller for my PC. Was wondering if the controller needs specific Bluetooth dongle ...
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CPU recomendation for animator`s computer

I am helping my brother build a budget computer for his studies as animator. Right now the budget is very low, so I opted to buy a good CPU to futureproof any of his needs and buy a better graphics ...
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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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Should choose 32Inch or 27Inch for 2K WQHD PC Monitor?

I going to buy a Monitor, this gonna be my first monitor so I plan to get a monitor that could output Above Average Visual Experience. Main Requirements: 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440 Resolution) Refresh ...
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Does Intel manufacture older generations of Intel Core processors?

I recently did a little research on several different industrial embedded computers for a project that I am working on. It turns out that a lot of these industrial fan less PCs can be purchased with ...
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PC build for Robotics, Machine Learning and CyberSecurity

I'm planning to build a PC for personal use. I'm studying Swarm Robotics, Machine Learning (for robotics), and Cybersecurity (mainly hacking and pentesting). From what I've read online, there's not ...
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Tensorflow Deeplab

I am student now and I plan to use the model on github called deeplab to do some research.The following is the related website. Could someone tell me whether I can install and run deeplab on macOS ...
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What are the hardware recommendations for Xamarin.Forms development on a Mac?

I'd like to create Xamarin.Forms applications on Mac computer but from Windows Virtual Machine running on that Mac. According to Xamarin docs site, the mac operating system has to be macOS Mojave (10....
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<Custom liquid pc cooling> which pump I need for my loop?

I have years of experience with aircooled systems and i have build about 10 systems in my life, but now is time to upgrade my own system for first time in 6 years and im going to go all out with water ...
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Neural network training. What should I choose?

In the future, it will be necessary to train the neural network. PC features: intel i5 and old video card GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 470 630Mhz PCI-E 2.0 1280Mb 3348Mhz 320 bit 2xDVI Mini-HDMI HDCP with ...
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Production Line System - Multiple Screen Displays

I am designing a Production Line Efficiency System at a plant nursery. I have 3 production lines and am working at finding the best/cheapest way to go about the design. The system needs 3 input ...
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What is a good computer to work with R, looping 20 millions rows?

I need to buy good computer to work with R for looping 20 millions rows without problems of memory, or cpu. Thank you
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Mainboard / CPU / RAM for multiple chrome instances

I need to build a system that runs multiple chrome web browsers simultaneously. I am now trying to determine the optimal CPU/RAM performance ratio. I have already figured out that each instance ...
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Smallest but fastest computer?

I'm looking for a super small computer that can have: 64gb DDR4 ram 3TB SSD or NVME or something smaller(physical size) Super fast processor, better than an intel i7 chip or smaller. And a super small ...
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Will it fit ? Silverstone RL06 Pro RL06 Pro

I have not found enough information on Silverstone's website... What I would like to do: I need a case with great airflow to host the BeQuiet! Silent Loop 360 and the beefy Zotac GeForce RTX 2070 AMP ...
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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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Is it worth buying an iPad if I have an Android smartphone and Windows computer? [closed]

I am seriously considering buying a 9.7 iPad, but I have an Android phone and I am not sure about the compatibility between these 2. Is the hotspot functionality from my Android device going to work ...
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What's the appropriate hardware to use VTK-based applications?

I am developing applications VTK-based similar to Paraview or those for Windows OS. Currently, I am having trouble with the GPU (NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS) since the screen shows noise (random colored ...
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Is there a brand of DDR4-2666 by SPD?

Looking to build an i9-9900X system. According to Intel, RAM should be DDR4-2666 (https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/processors/core/x-series/i9-9900x.html). I never overclock. The ...
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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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Digital Pen Converter

I am looking for something like a digital pen converter that can be inserted in any pen and based on the movement of the pen, it can record notes digitally. Is there any such hardware ?
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RTX2060 and i5-4430 - does this combination make sense? [closed]

I'm planning an upgrade of a gaming PC. This is my current setup: CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 @ 3.00GHz MB: ASUS H-81 Plus GPU: GeForce GTX 560 Ti RAM: 8 GB I want to replace GPU with RXT2060 and later ...
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PC build mini-workstation

I am planning to build a PC for both gaming and work. I need a PC that can sustain 3-4 Hyper-V VMs open at all times doing some tasks (not extremely intensive), but in the same time do my day to day ...
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ATX Power Supply Unit with one/some Always-On Molex Connectors?

I know (current) ATX PSU will turn off its power after the PC shutdown. This is good. I know (old) AT PSU will leave its connectors with power on even after the PC shutdown. Ref: https://en.wikipedia....
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Adding RS232(Serial Port) to motherboard [closed]

I need to add a RS232(Serial Port) connection to my pc, and unfortunately I'm unable to use RS232 to USB adapter, only direct RS232 connection, I have seen this item: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/...
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Recommended computer for PUBG

Recommended computer for PUBG (budget $900); I hope the price performance is high. Thank you very much for your advice.
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Intel® Core™ i5-8269U Processor has memory of LPDDR3-2133

I'm building a laptop. Don't ask why I just am. Im looking for memory chips for my Intel® Core™ i5-8269U Processor. I am so confused. I don't know what lpddr3 chips to get for 16gb of ram. Im leaning ...
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Recommended AWG for my power cord

I am using EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply for my current build, and my load seems to be 470W. For my computer monitors, I am using Lenovo LT2452P. So, I ...
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Memory for amd ryzen 5 2600X ryzen 7 1800X

I am looking for a DDR4-3200mhz 16Gb (2x8) memory under 170$ that will work at full speed or over 3000 mhz out of the box without overclocking with ryzen 5 2600X or ryzen 7 1800X and gigabyte X470 ...
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Device for multiple output to home theater system

I have a home theater system, A PC, and a PS4. Every time I switch between using the PC and the PS4, I have to unplug the 3.5mm input for the speaker between the PS4 and the PC. This is frustrating ...
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Buying a new pc for work, gaming

First of all I already have a laptop, although it's not a very powerfull one, which I got 5 years ago. That being said, on to the business. I was aiming for a desktop from this shop: https://www....
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Physical Remote that connects with pc?

I am looking for a physical remote so that I can press physical buttons that will be registered by my pc as if a certain keyboard button was pressed has multiple buttons, where I can choose which ...
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Laptop hit the floor. How to connect to WiFi? [closed]

Laptop hit the floor. It's difficult if not already impossible to connect to WiFi. Sometimes laptop can detect WiFi, particularly the one at home, but the signal is usually weak. Sometimes it shows ...
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Connect extra fans to an ASRock Extreme4 [closed]

I have a ASRock Extreme4 motherboard and would like to add one or two extra fans to my current rig (Carbide Air 740). But I do not know where to plug in the fan, and I'd rather not unlpug another fan ...
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4K gaming laptops with up-to-date hardware?

I'm looking to update my current gaming and work laptop to something featuring the latest CPUs and GPUs. Unfortunately, 120 Hz FHD screens seem to be more popular than 4K this year. Does anyone know ...
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Two motherboards, same case, how best to proceed with GPU options? (Upgrade vs Replace)

I recently obtained an i7 8700k that is sitting at 5.0ghz without even trying under a D15s, all on an ASUS ROG Maximus Hero with 32GB of G.Skill TridentZ. This was to replace my 4.78 Ghz i7 2600k ...
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Media computer / NAS with HDMI

What I am trying to achieve : Stream media to my TV using the least possible amount of devices. What I currently own : A Western Digital MyCloud Ex 2 Ultra NAS, and I am somewhat happy/unhappy ...
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What is the cheapest 4k GPU for developer machine

My manager bought me a 4k display that is perfectly fine except that I have signifiant laggs on my current i7-7700 integrated GPU, such as delay in displaying input device actions, slowed AERO ...
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recommended pc build for dedicated game streaming [closed]

I am building a PC that will be dedicated to game streaming. It will be a secondary PC and it's entire function will be to accept the input from my gaming PC, encode it and upload it to streaming ...
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Best Computer Monitor under 150$

I am planning to buy a monitor, I wish to connect it with my laptop ( as a second screen). I searched the internet and couldn't find any decent monitor which fulfills my requirements. I will be ...
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Oculus Rift or HTC Vive?

I'm planning on getting a VR headset. I'm not sure which would be the best choice. Are there any recommendations about which I should choose? Oculus Rift HTC Vive I read about the PIMAX 8k (...
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White substance beneath capacitor. Does this require replacement? [closed]

I was having issues with my PC so I cracked the tower open. In the process of my investigation I looked at my eSATA card and noticed on the opposite side of the circuit board from the capacitor it ...
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A few questions about my PC build [closed]

Overview I am trying to build a PC for high-res video editing (2K and a bit of 4K with Premiere Pro), audio manipulation, general use, and a touch of gaming. I want it to look cool, but not sacrifice ...
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Adjust fade on pc

I know this question is vague but I'm trying to find a way to connect regular speakers with red and black connectors to my PC and be able to adjust fade (front and back), in addition to balance, for ...