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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Docks with support for two monitors Macbook 2016 and Macbook mid 2015

I'm looking for recommendations for a dock that will support a 2K screen and one HD screen. Ideally, I want to use the same dock with my personal laptop and work laptop. Laptops: Apple MacBook Pro 15-...
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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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Is it possible to connect a headset as bluetooth when it is not?

I have a headset that comes with a dongle that you connect to the PC and it won't connect to the phone because it is not bluetooth in that way. SO I was wondering if there is any way to do something ...
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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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Getting zapped by computer (not exactly but yes) [closed]

I am getting current on the screws and metal portions of my computer for some reason and it only happens when i am standing on the ground and using the tester or getting zapped by it on the softer ...
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Adding Video Card to PC: Power and Wattage Considerations

I currently have a system with an Intel CPU and an integrated GPU (see below). I am pondering adding a more powerful GPU, say, along the lines of these: https://www.newegg.com/gigabyte-geforce-gtx-...
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Want high performance CPU cooling loop to cut my Noctua NH-D15 delta-T by about 25 C

I need suggestions for a demanding CPU watercooling solution - probably a suggestion of "custom loop" components. Problem I just outgrew my 12 core overclocked CPU and upgraded it to an 18 ...
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Will this amplifier connect these speakers to my PC?

I found some Canton passive speakers and connected them with an audio jack cable to my PC but nothing happened. I did some research and found out that these are passive speakers and they need an ...
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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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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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<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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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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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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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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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 ...