hardware

Forum discussion tagged with hardware.
  1. K

    My Integrated Circuit part of my old lawn mower got dead

    Hello everyone My Integrated Circuit part of my old lawn mower got dead :( Will anyone be able to help me with this issue? The lawn mower I am using is MAKITA XML02Z 18V X2 :/ I am not able to find the IC parts :( Your suggestions might help me Cheers Moved to the proper forum. Daveybrat AT...
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    Replaced laptop battery and power cord, still no power?

    I've got an Asus ROG FX502V that intermittently wouldn't charge, then stopped charging altogether. Replaced the battery, still won't boot, no indicator led's turn on, and no power being drawn according to my kill-a-watt meter. Replaced the cord/power supply, still no signs of life. Charging port...
  3. Abdelhak

    Is There a way to change computer IDs ?

    As we all know we no longer have any privacy on the internet . all companies and sites monitor our computer indentifiers to take future actions whit us I was banned from some sites that were a source of income for me Because these sites have tracked my computer and all infos about my computer...
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    Hanging Punching Bag

    Hello everyone? Im trying to find out a safe way to hang a 70 pound Punching bag to a Ceiling in a Bedroom apartment building. There wouldn’t be any access to attics do to it being a housing project. It’s in a 3rd floor apartment. Im pretty sure their should be a beam in the center of the...
  5. R

    Vibrations Damage Computer Parts?

    Hi everyone, This is my first thread on this forum. I have what may seem like a dumb questions, but it’s been on my mind nonetheless. I built my new computer a couple weeks ago, and I’m loving it. However, I’m a drummer and my computer is in the same room as my drums. I noticed if I play my...
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    Advise on hardware upgrade

    I have an old windows computer with this hardware: Mother: ASRock H97 Killer CPU i5-4690 Memory 16 GB DDR3 1600 GPU AMD Radeon R9 200 Series Hard Drive Samsung 850 Evo 480 GB My main use of this computer is basic gaming: Civ 6 and GTA V. But I'm thinking about using this computer for some...
  7. J

    New PC, dead motherboard?

    Just had someone build my pc TODAY. Crashed while playing a game, now my system is stuck on auto repair no matter how much I reboot it and unplug the power or kbm or Ethernet. Parts are new but maybe something might still be defunct. Parts: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/JpynTB I'm actually...
  8. R

    Upgrading PC parts help

    Hey, I've been looking at some upgrades I'll plan on getting to replace some of my old parts and I'm looking for advice like is everything compatible and does it look good Ram - Corsair Vengeance LPX 16gb 3200Mhz Power Supply - EVGA Supernova 850w 80+ Platinum Mobo - GIGABYTE Aorus GA-Z270x -...
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    (Please Help) Unable to Access WD External Hard Drive (Resolved)

    I have a 2 TB Western Digital External Hard Drive (Model - My Book). A couple of months back, it suddenly stopped working. I was very busy then and so couldn't focus on fixing it. Now I want to resolve this issue and hence seeking your help. Current state of the drive - The LED switches on I...
  10. S

    Building 7820X

    Hi, I have several questions regarding the 7820X + X299 platform: Are the boot times still longer than 30 seconds? They were reported to be very slow in initial reviews. Is a Noctua NH-D15 sufficient for cooling at stock? Won't overclock the CPU or RAM. Is the Asus Prime X299-A mainboard a...
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    A big dilemma for me

    I recently took over the duties of a colleague and i participe in the logistic department activities and I am responsible for the purchase of products and now it comes the dilemma. Because I am a non-technical person, I would like to know the difference between two products bar codes readers...
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    Computer crashes, Video card no longer detected and red flickering lines

    Hey everyone, So, let me go over what happened. I intsalled a new SSD, formatted it as a new drive in Windows 7. 2 Days later, everything is dandy and I decide to create a Ubuntu VM on new SSD. While I'm installing Ubuntu inside VM (Virtual Box), I started playing Overwatch. Now, as I'm...
  13. J

    If you were upgrading this PC, what would you get?

    From: Intel i5 3570 ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M G Skill Ares 8GB DDR3-1600mhz Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 270X Seagate Barracuda 2TB hard drive 7200RPM Samsung 840 EVO 120GB HDD Corsair HX 650W 80+ Gold PSU What would you get? Would you keep any of it? Assume that you could spend US$2000 and it needed to...
  14. M

    Hardware Quote T-Shirt

    Hi guys, my name is MNUR. I created this T-Shirt for users from this forum and pc enthusiasts out there. This T-Shirt is about Power Supply and it's catching quote and simple to be understood. [Unpaid self-advertisement edited out.] Hi MNUR90! Your shirt "Don't Cheap Out on Power Supplies" is...
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    Matlab, hardware

    Any advice, My main application is matlab, With a variety of parallel and sequential work loads, the 3 build I'm looking at are ~$900 for Ryzen 1700 ---The performance of the Ryzen in compute is tempting, but the platform seems like a risk at the moment. ~$900 for i7-7700K ---- Boring safe...
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    Pc Part Appraisal, Please Help

    I am looking to see how much I could get for these parts, either sold together or individually. Please price the parts individually too. All are slightly used but in good condition. All have their boxes except cpu. Msi gtx 970 4gb oc edition Msi 970 gaming motherboard Amd fx 8350 black edition...
  17. K

    Can a motherboard damage PSU?

    Ive been battling with PSU issues lately, and I was just wondering this: is it possible for a faulty motherboard to cause damage to a power supply and in what instance could this occur?
  18. otinane

    CPU "bug" - Need explanation

    Hello, i have AMD Phenom II x4 960T BE 3.0 GHz (the well known Thuban 6-core, with 2-core disabled and turned to Zosma). I haven't unlock it, simce my motherboard and BIOS version don't support it. I had time to spare, and was using some hardware commands to check my system (Linux - Fedora...
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    Video Card Issues- GTX 1070 Horizontal Lines, please help!

    Hi, I have a brand new (2 week old) MSI GTX 1070 Gaming 8GB. It has worked great since I got it, but yesterday I started intermittently getting horizontal black and white lines flickering across the screen. It was only occurring on one of my monitors (ASUS 144Hz 1080p), so I switched out the...