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  1. Hardware
    Just a few days ago I began to experience a distinct drop in my computers peformance, and I could see that my CPU has indeed started to get really hot recently, however all my fans are working and i cleaned my computer not even a full month ago. Speccy snapshot attached as .txt. Thank you
  2. Hardware
    Hi there,, I have just removed my liquid-cooling heat exchanger (heat sink?) from my CPU to replace the ageing thermal compound and afterwards I made sure that I aligned the CPU correctly and place it back in. The computer is able to start and the idle temperature is 47-51 degrees C (i7...
  3. Hardware
    so... I downloaded a monitoring program and a stress program and I am not happy with the results I tried cleaning up my computer from dust with canned pressured air and no change maybe I need to change thermal paste? I didn't build the computer my well-known computer and hardware store did the...
  4. Hardware
    I have a HP laptop and one day I noticed that the fan was making noise. The laptop has 2 fans, so I opened up the laptop and I unplugged one of the fans and I switch them, because the primary fan was the one that was making a lot of noise. So I used a laptop for a few days for light tasks, as I...
  5. Hardware
    Hey, ive just built a new pc and my i7-7740x is overheating, it beeing coolde by a nzxt x52 kraken watercooling kit, on which i applied custom cooling paste, the thermal grizzly condoctunaut. When i press the power button and go to the bios the temp monitor shows that the temp is rising, on 90C...
  6. Games
    Hi there! This is my first Thread! I've been having this issue for 2 months now, and it's annoying. My pc loads a game (for example : Fortnite), once i'm in the main menu the computer turns off, no errors showing, nothing. MY PC SPECS: CPU : i5-4690k (it has a coolermaster cooler) GPU: R9 280x...
  7. Games
    ello I recently got this laptop (about a month ago) and i have been dealing with heating problems with my CPU while playing games. i know this is not a gaming laptop but i expect it not to overheat (when i say overheat thats like 80C on the CPU cores)when playing on medium graphic setting during...
  8. Games
    Hello! Lately I have been experiencing lag spikes randomly inside of my league of legends games jumping from upwards of 80 fps down to an unplayable 9 fps this is really frustrating as I have to focus at my rank of the game. I ran some tests and the Processor overheats after about 10 minutes of...
  9. Hardware
    So my laptop was doing this flickering lately (going black for a second or until i give it a gentle shake) for no reason and I decided to take it to a service! They told me over there that my GPU is overheating and that is the problem! The only solution they gave me is changing the GPU, which is...
  10. Windows 10
    So I Have A Laptop that had a Dedicated Video Ram Of 128mb.I Was not happy with that so I watched a youtube video on how to raise it through the registery etc.Well I used one of those tutorials and now my dedicated video ramis 512mb.Was that safe to do or could my laptop get seriously...
  11. Hardware
    Hello! My desktop PC has started shutting off seemingly at random after almost two years of use. Whenever I go to do anything moderately rough on my PC, it kicks off (for example, playing League of Legends). I have noticed a slight slowdown here and there, but I attributed it to running...
  12. Hardware
    I just purchased a brand new CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra GUA4500BH Desktop Computer online. I received it today, but after running for the first 20 minutes, mainly downloading programs, it does a hard shut down. The AMD FX-6300 6-Core processor runs at a temp of 87 C according to SPECCY. The only...
  13. Games
    Hello, I got a laptop around 2 months ago and it has not been working as I expected. The laptop i bought is here https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FCFN2SE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 but when playing League of Legends i dont get a constant 60 fps on medium settings and after...
  14. Games
    I use my asus rog gl552 to play mostly ps3 games (sleeping dogs, bioshock, skyrim, etc). I enjoyably play these games on their lowest settings but find that the fan area of my laptop still becomes quite hot. Last week I asked this site if I would be able to play a more demanding game such as...
  15. Hardware
    My PC randomly shuts down. This all started roughly two weeks ago, but it keeps getting worse and more frequent. When it shuts down I have to flip the switch in the back, wait a few seconds, then flip it again before restarting. The power button on the front does nothing. (The PC is completely...
  16. Hardware
    I've got a really strange problem.. My computer will randomly shut off or not turn on sometimes. Once it "short circuits" it won't turn on again for a while - sometimes an hour, sometimes all day. At first I thought it was overheating, but when I was messing around with it, I found that if I...
  17. Hardware
    I am so sorry for the long post but please PLEASE help me I do not know what to do at this point. I already cried over this. So basically my PC started restarting first of all, out of no where. It didn't start roaring or get louder but all of a sudden i'd find that it would randomly shut off...
  18. Hardware
    I have a new Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF i5-4460S, 16GB RAM, 240GB Solid State Drive, Win7 Pro 64 Desktop. Anytime the ambient temperature is 77F/25C or above, my fan cycles every few minutes. As it is spring time here, temps are only going to get hotter and the fan is annoying. My old Lenovo...
  19. Hardware
    Hello. I am seeking 3rd party thoughts/opinions/solutions for an overheat issue that has started for me recently (past 3 days) for this system I have owned happily maintenance free for 5 years after the initial RMA with the PSU. Specs at bottom, with more relevant items toward the top. The...
  20. Hardware
    I've got an annoying high pitched sound that comes from my graphics card (I think) whenever I play a game with mid-high graphics requirements. Now, I've read a bit about the subject, and have come to understand that the noise is caused by vibrations. Also, based on what I've read, it is...
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