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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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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Which PSU to get for very low power draw?

I'm building a very low power HTPC. I'd like to make it as efficient as possible. The components I've chosen (a low power Atom mobo/CPU, a single SO-DIMM and an SSD) should idle at around 10W if not ...
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Corded mouse with burst function and switchable scroll wheel

I am looking for a new mouse (for work and gaming). It should have a burst function (lots of clicks while clicking a button) and a scroll wheel which works similar like the one from the Logitech M500, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 best wifi adapter to replace/upgrade the ASUS ROG G750JM's internal wifi adapter?

My research so far has shown me it's possible to replace or upgrade the ASUS ROG G750JM's wifi adapter. What is the best wifi adapter to replace the ASUS ROG G750JM's internal wifi adapter? As I'm ...
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2-in-1 (detachable keyboard) for office work with good multitasking ability

Enough RAM/processor for multitasking (mainly Office + multitab internet surfing) Preferably Android system supports 3g Budget (up to 300 euros, a little bit more would be fine)
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Pen Only Tablet

are there any tablets which do not allow for the user to typing using fingers, only a pen, Because I want to have a tablet running XP where I can use lying down to type word docs and bug test apps. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Advanced Passive Cooling Solution Needed (for Xeon Phi)

Premise I have seen interesting external vacuum/clamp on coolers that are mounted on laptops to cooldown the hot air around the fan as seen here. As laptops don't have liquid cooling, this seems to ...
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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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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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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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Recommended computer for PUBG

Recommended computer for PUBG (budget $900); I hope the price performance is high. Thank you very much for your advice.