help a brother out

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  1. CDRS

    Question Making a new PC, any glaring issues with this list? Planning to upgrade CPU in the future, and have a budget of ~$1600. Thx in advance.

    CPU- AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6- Core Processor CPU Cooler- NZXT Kraken X53 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Motherboard- MSI B550-A PRO ATX AM4 Motherboard Memory- G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory Storage- Samsung 980 Pro 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive...
  2. G

    Question Computer Crashes with several programs open

    I have a computer that I built several years ago that I use for work. The primary program that I use is a somewhat obscure CAD drafting program called Carlson Survey. Most of the time, my computer runs flawlessly, but sometimes when I have several programs open it crashes. I'm not sure crashes...
  3. K

    New computer build, second monitor stuck at 640x480

    Hey everyone, I just built a new computer, which was a resounding success for the most part (build here: Monitor is a dell P2210f). Everything was going great, had my first computer running for a while, setting up Windows 10 pro on this new computer on my tv...
  4. B

    Question Total system shutdown in bios???

    Hello I'm totally stuck. Im running windows 10 on an asus m2n32-sli with a amd phenom II x4 820, and a amd rx 570. I know, I have some older hardware... the system runs great, except when I enter the bios. Once I enter the bios I have maybe 5-20 seconds before the entire system shuts down...
  5. R

    Cisco Packet Tracer help needed!

    Hi guys, I was given an assignment recently for my CCENT course and due to unforeseen circumstances I missed a few days of class. I'm struggling to understand what to do and desperately need assistance. This is the assignment. I know how to create vlan's on a switch, but not on a router. I'm not...
  6. Presper

    Should a eGPU be used to make a laptop VR ready?

    I've recently bought a Rift VR headset, however when I tried to install it today the HDMI wouldn't connect to my Laptop. I've discovered that it doesn't have a dedicated port to the graphics card, making VR impossible. So I'm wondering what eGPU would be the most cost effective and most...
  7. Z

    Application has been blocked from graphics hardware

    I made a new pc, and I get this problem: "Application [insert application name here] has been blocked from accessing graphics hardware". In the context of a game, when I get this error I crash to desktop. In context of chrome, I get a flash of black screen for a second. I have tried...
  8. RichUK

    Anyone here replaced an iPhone 6 Plus cracked screen?

    Is it worth replacing using the kits online rather than going to Apple - if so, any recommndations on which kit to get?