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New CPU Fan/Heat Sink recommendation

I'm looking for a recommendation of a quiet fan/heat sink for an AMD A8-3870K CPU on a Gigabyte GA-A75M-UD2H mobo. Mine is about 9 years old and it's getting loud. I've cleaned dust out of the case, ...
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Best alternatives to replace a keyboard for those seeking a cheaper option than the Apple Magic Keyboard

I’d like recommendations for an alternative to the Apple Magic keyboard which is: Cheaper (preferably under £50/$60) Has a membrane keyboard Does not have an extended layout (with a pad of numbers in ...
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Which laptop should I buy for dual booting Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Windows 10?

I require to dual boot Ubuntu LTS 18.04 along with Windows 10. Which laptop would you recommend to do so? I would need a good community to troubleshoot with, documentation, step-by-step guides to ...
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Choosing a CPU: Intel i9-109xx vs AMD R9-39xx

Which is better for scientific and engineering computation/simulations, the Intel i9-10900X or the AMD R9-3950X? The R9 has 6 more cores, whereas the i9 has doubled memory channels. Is it possible ...
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How to buy the right comptabile SDD drive to my lenovou labtop

I want to replace a HDD (Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172) in a Lenovo Flex 5-1570 (Type 81CA) with an SSD. I am looking for 500 GB or 1 TB. Is this SSD SAMSUNG 1TB 860 EVO-Series 2.5 compatible for my ...
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Can I add an NVMe SSD to my motherboard?

I have a TOSHIBA P50-C-10G laptop. and want to upgrade the internal drive from HDD to SSD. I am considering either SATA or NVMe, but I'm not sure if my computer has support for NVMe. I opened it up ...
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Rootable Android Go Phone?

I need to jump between different Android Go versions for testing purposes. Is there a rootable Android Go phone?
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Seeking microSD Memory with Bluetooth or WiFi

Does there exist a microSD card that acts as a memory (a ¼GB is sufficient) but allows read access via Bluetooth or even WiFi? I have a very sensitive (low light) camera that, under only starlight, ...
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Need a blood-pressure measuring module recommendation for arduino

I need to measure blood pressure with an [Arduino][1] module. I searched the web for such a device, but could not found anything useful. What modules should i look for?
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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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Nvidia Geoforce 210 replacement fan

Pretty much as stated in the heading. Can anyone advise what replacement fan I should buy for a Nvidia Geoforce 210. I have very little knowledge of hardware so any extra information would be greatly ...
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one board computer with sterocamera and SATA

I search for single board computer with stereo camera input. It must be CSI interface,anyway it cannot be USB cam due to more industrial use. It should also opperate camera module with M12 lens. It ...
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Laptop Series Battery Compatability

I need to replace my Toshiba Satellite L655-13X battery with a new one. The batteries I found are for L655-S5083, and L655-S5150. They appear to be the same in the picture to my battery. However, how ...
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Upgrade MacBook Pro (2011) RAM or SSD?

I have a 13in MacBook Pro (late 2011). System Info as follows: Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1 Processor Name: Intel Core i5 Processor Speed: 2.4 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number ...
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What does the Cross-Platform Rating on PassMark mean? What kind of performance does it reflect?

What does the Cross-Platform Rating in a Price performance comparison page of a CPU on PassMark mean? What kind of performance does it reflect? It seems the kind of performance it reflects is more ...
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The best EMF meter to detect 5G and other EMF

I want to buy good EMF meter to measure electromagnetic fields (EMF). I also want to detect 5G network. What is the best meter for this kind of requirements? I was thinking about TriField EMF Meter ...
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Will old Intel copper heat sink fit on new 8th generation CPU?

I got my hands on an old PC heat sink, intel 775 I think. Will this fit on my i5-8400 8th gen? And if it does, what side does it go on? The copper core is indented on one side and sticks out the ...
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Cat6A Runs in Hot Attic

I would like to make some significant upgrades to my home network which, right now, is comprised of a cable modem, wireless router, and a few wireless devices in various rooms. But wireless is nowhere ...
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Is laptop/desktop monitor screen a 2d array? [closed]

An image is a 2d array with each point denoting a color combination of basic RGB (one pixel, basically). So, when it is displayed or relayed to laptop/desktop monitor, how does it work? Is the monitor ...
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What is the best router to use for COX Gigablast

I have a question. I recently upgraded my home WiFi to COX Gigablast to enjoy the 1000mbps speeds. I did this due to having 13+ devices connected to WiFi at any one time. Unfortunately, my home only ...
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Custom rack 8-12 drive NAS build backplane support?

Looking for advice on building a 8/12 bay NAS server. I'm considering building a custom 2U rack mount NAS server build, and found the majority of the parts I need, but I don't understand if the ...
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How to compare low-mid range color laser printers

I am in the market for a color laser MFC for home office use. I have a fairly complex set of requirements which I can assess myself, however I am struggling with a few elements of this problem, and ...
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i want to buy a budget laptop for blender

I am new to blender snd I have been using my old laptop but the performance is too bad, so I wanted to change my laptop, so what is the best laptop with better graphics under 90,000 rupees or 1200 us ...
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A USB C device with Pass-through Data between devices and External Charger

Is there a device that allows two or more connected USB devices to communicate, yet their power be supplied by an external source (such as a USB power bank or charger). I tried to make this ...
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How do I avoid my printed pages tracking me?

This BBC article documents how some printers secretly print faint dots which identify the printer as well as the date and time a page is printed. How do I choose a printer which won't do this?
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Cpu speed slowing down occasionally [closed]

I have an intel i7 8th gen cpu with 1.8 - 3.6 GHz cpu frequency. I haven't managed to boost my cpu frequency to the 3.6 max, so it usually tops at 1.78 - 1.9 GHz. I have noticed that, for no apparent ...
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Which vertical mouse does not have the problem that clicking causes a bit movement in the mouse and consequently in the cursor?

I use the computer for very long times and need a new mouse. Regular mice are not comfortable, since I can not find a mouse that is big enough to fill the palm. Therefore, it is annoying because the ...
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Earbuds with good quality mic

I am in search of earbuds that have a good quality mic, that sounds almost professional, but also under 100 USD, i don't care about the quality of the sound nor comfort. 3.5mm
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MiniDIsplay Port to USB-C with Power?

I have a Thinkpad X1 Yoga, first generation. It has a DisplayPort but no USB-C ports. I want to buy an external monitor, like the ThinkVision M14 that passes both video and power trough it's USB-C ...
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PoE to USB Type-C with both power and network?

I can find all the bits and bobs to cobble together something myself, but it would seem that an all in one unit would be a really handy, and obvious, product. Does anyone know of such a device on the ...
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Amd Cpu Or Apu Under 10k

I'm going to build a pc for video editing, android studio and gaming at 1080p in future by adding gtx 1650 super but am confused between 3 processors Ryzen 5 1600 at 8200 Rs Ryzen 5 3500 at 10000 Rs ...
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I have a question about bandwidth and the key differences between PCI express versions

I'm building my first gaming pc, and I have a question about PCI express versions. I'm looking to purchase a CPU for a budget system. I'm torn between two of them, the AMD Ryzen 5 2600, and the 3400g. ...
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KVM Switch for DisplayPort Daisy Chain of 3 Monitors

I have a desktop PC hooked up to three Dell U2414H monitors via a display port daisy chain configuration. I also have a Macbook pro (has four USB-C ports on it) for work and I would like it to share ...
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1440p 144hz flat screen gaming monitor recommendation

I want to build a gaming system to play FPS, Racing and VR games at 1440p 144hz. I need a 27" or 28" monitor recommendation that is a flat-screen, but no bigger as the monitors would stick off of the ...
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4K KVM desktop switch with DisplayPort

I wanted to upgrade my old Aten CS1794 KVM switch to something that supports 4K and DisplayPort for a long time, but couldn't find something that fits my needs the way the CS1794 did when I bought it ...
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Wireless, low profile UK keyboard & mouse with backslash

I'm looking for the perfect keyboard and mouse. This is what perfect means for me: Normal shape, not interested in ergonomic curves, foldable etc. Slim and light keyboard & mouse Low profile keys ...
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CPU Upgrade Recommendations Thinkpad T480

I have a Thinkpad T480 that has the stock Intel Core i5-8350U vPro MB (1.70ghz) processor in it. It really just is not enough CPU for what I do with it once I dock it and hook it up to my dual ...
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Easily rootable, Linux-based Wifi AP acceptable in a corporate environment

We need Wifi APs for a small business. However, there are various expectations what I can't foresee. The last what I want, that trivial things, what the hardware could easily do, are simply ...
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Nvidia GPU that can play games at 1440p 144hz

I plan on building a gaming PC to play FPS, racing sims and VR games. I want to know what graphics cards are capable of running those style games at it's maximum presets at 1440p 144hz. These are the ...
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The best laptop for 3D graphics and rendering

Hello everyone currently the PC in my possession is an Alienware, for a total of about 2,500 euros. Alienware m15 R2 – Intel® Core™ i7-9750H di nona generazione (hexa-core, 12 MB di cache, fino a 4,5 ...
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Lineage OS for smartphones in 2020 under $100?

What are options in 2020 for (used) cheapest Lineage OS compatible but still supported phones? Motorola G4 is cheap but no more supported While Motorola G4 is no more supported, are there recent ...
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HDMI cable randomly stops producing picture

I have an 24" HPes which I'm trying to connect to my Acer Aspire e5-575g(e15). The monitor worked fine for a couple of weeks, but sometimes would stop projecting picture. By this I mean that on an ...
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4G Mobile Router with API

I'm looking for a 4G router that has SMS features I can access programmatically via an API, e.g. to send and receive SMS etc. The nearest I have found so far is a Huaweii router that I can access the ...
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Solution to my “Work From Home” Office Phone Setup

My job uses a cloud-based PBX system that I can access from home by dialing into it with my cell phone. I, like most of the modern world, no longer use a landline in my home. I have an iPhone 7 plus ...
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Best laptop under $800 for Linux gaming?

What's the best laptop under $800 for Linux gaming? I'll use it for Minecraft and general computer stuff. I'll install Linux Mint as the operating system. Requirements: 1920x1080 display (or higher) ...
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Webcam for transmitting Whiteboard content

I am (as probably many people right now) in the situation of giving courses online. I have a 2m wide Whiteboard in my flat and would like to capture my whiteboard writing with a camera to use it in ...
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Should I choose a TV over a monitor?

Advice needed please to help me choose a large (43") 4K display for coding and office work. There will be the occasional casusal gaming (PS4) and bluray movies, but 80% of the time I will be coding in ...
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Simple audio mixer with “remote” control

I am looking for a audio mixer with at least 3 inputs that has a form of remote control, such as rs232 or some other interface. This needs to be able to control the 3 sources volume interdependently,...
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VR with Quadro M2200

I have a Lenovo P51 laptop with the Quadro M2200 graphics card. I'm wondering if this hardware supports VR gaming? If not, would it be possible or sensible to use and external graphics box ...
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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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