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  1. J

    Acer Chromebook 14" HD Display 16GB - Sale $189.99

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MYGF32C Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C99D, Intel Celeron N3060, 14" HD Display, 4GB LPDDR3, 16GB eMMC, Metal Chassis, Sparkly Silver, Google Chrome Ships in 1-3 days business days On sale for $189.99 ($60 savings or 24% off) Regular price: $249.99...
  2. J

    Boltune Wireless Earbuds Upgraded Bluetooth V5.0 in-Ear Stereo

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07RDLBHGC Amazon - Boltune wireless headphones on sale $36.99 Wireless Earbuds [Upgraded] Boltune Bluetooth V5.0 in-Ear Stereo [USB-C Quick Charge] IPX7 Waterproof Wireless Headphones 40Hours Playing Time Bluetooth Earbuds Built-in Mic Single/Twin Mode...
  3. J

    Amazon Lightning Deal - iPhone Charger, Anker Powerline II Lightning Cable 3ft - $6.79

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XFK2H8Z/ iPhone Charger Anker Powerline II Lightning Cable, [3ft Apple MFi Certified] USB Charging/Sync Lightning Cord Compatible with iPhone 11 11 Pro 11 Pro Max Xs MAX XR X 8 7 6S 6 5, iPad and More Lightning Deal priced at $6.79 No referral links...
  4. K

    Hp Spectre X360 - usb drive detection on start using the bios secure boot option

    Hi, I bought a second hand HP Spectre X360 13" (2016 model), I installed Windows 10 on the system a few months ago using the 'legacy mode', however, now I wanted to reinstall using the 'secure boot' option on & 'legacy mode' off. For complete picture's sake, I will also be installing Ubuntu/...
  5. R

    Question SSD is slower and freezing on a 4 year old laptop

    Hi, I bought a Kingston SSD 480 gb and on the site the read and write speed are advertised as 500MB/s Read and 450MB/s Write https://www.amazon.in/gp/product/B01N0TQPQB/ now I installed it in my laptop and did benchmark with Crystal disk 6 All the image links and tests and BIos andd other info...
  6. C

    Question Which SSD for my Acer Nitro 5 Ryzen 5 Laptop (Nitro AN515-42)?

    I have Acer Nitro 5 Ryzen 5 Laptop (Nitro AN515-42). It only Comes with HDD 1TB. 1.is it possible to add 1TB SSD on Laptop Extra ( Without making warranty void )? 2.What is the maximum capacity of SSD my Laptop Can support? 3.Is it possible to make that SSD Primary (Bootable) to install windows...
  7. Y

    Latitude E5400 Bluetooth unavailable

    I own a Latitude E5400 with Windows 10. There is no option to turn on or use Bluetooth.The Bluetooth Troubleshooter tells me that this device is not Bluetooth capable,which is not true since I have used Bluetooth with Windows 7 on this device .The problem has been present ever since I installed...
  8. W

    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...
  9. NEVERwinter

    Choosing between these laptops. Help!

    My Macbook Pro died last week, so I'm looking for a new one. A Windows one. I can get these laptops in similar price. But since I cannot try each one, I need help to choose. Especially if you have had hands-on experience between these: MSI PE60 2QE i7 5700 HQ - 16GB ddr3 - 2GB GTX 960M - 1TB...
  10. R

    A dual-port Thunderbolt 3 controller in laptop has 22gbps or 32gbps aggregate PCIe data bandwidth?

    Hi forum, A painful aspect of the Thunderbolt 3 ecosystem is that Intel not even has clarified how much PCIe data their dual-port Thunderbolt 3 controllers used in laptops, actually have. Each Thunderbolt 3 port does 22gbps full-duplex PCIe data, so 22gbps up and 22gbps down. (The "40gbps"...
  11. P

    Asus X54HR laptop fan always on at full speed

    Hi guys, two days ago I've bought on ebay this laptop (asus X54HR) for 70$ on bid (it has just the battery exausted and a replaced power connector). The Laptop fan goes full speed (4390 RPM) and always on from when I power on untill I power it down the specs are: i3 HM65 Chipset AMD Radeon...
  12. S

    Suggest Me the Games

    Hello guys can you tell me some supported games for my Laptop? System Info , Windows 10–64 bit, RAM-4gb DDR4 , 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-7200U 7th Gen processor . Graphics - Intel Hd 620 (2gb) + AMD radeon R5 M330 (2gb). Which games are best to play? I mostly like Open world,racing and Rpg.
  13. T

    troubleshooting bad MB using an identical known good MB

    I am looking for some suggestions of things to try in order to diagnose a bad motherboard that gives a beep code error during POST. In particular, if I have an identical working board, can running the two side by side or other types of comparisons help me zero in on the problem? Some details...
  14. omega59

    Asus V500c LCD Wire Replacement

    Hey guys. I have this laptop and due to the location of this wire, over time open/closing the screen caused this wire to wear and tare over time. So I'm in search for a replacement wire but all I can find are ones for other models. There is no serial or part number on the wire itself. So I'm...
  15. I

    Any way to backup "ALL" contents to cloud?

    Hi Anandtech, hope you all are having an awesome day :D Now, I want to keep daily works as backup into the cloud and that includes my business and personal things on daily basis. But I want a good trustable cloud service who won't look into my personal as well as business files because face it...
  16. Revolution 11

    Which Laptop is best for HTPC?

    I will be buying a laptop for my parents. It will replace a Core 2 Duo P7570 @ 2.26GHz. There are a lot of great laptops out there but all of the laptops that could drive a 4KTV seem to lack wired gigabit Ethernet or HDMI 2.0 ports. Which laptop can be used as a ad-hoc HTPC and also has wired...
  17. TurtleCrusher

    Radeon R9 270 2GB vs GTX 1050 4GB (notebook)

    About to move and thinking about going all laptop to save space. Is the GTX 1050 4GB as fast or faster than my 270 (270 with OC right below 270x) I'll be pairing this likely with an i5-7300HQ (4c4t 2.5-3.5). On a budget but also want it to last a while, hence not going with MX 150 laptops...
  18. S

    Having trouble finding working drivers for an old HP laptop

    The laptop in question is an HP Pavillion dv6500 I recently did a fresh install of windows on it and now I can't set it to high resolutions or use wifi Obviously I don't have the old disks that came with it. The HP website doesn't have any drivers for this model. I'd happily down grade to...
  19. DarkLense

    Laptop Shuts down on any command

    Hey, Laptop Asus formerly dual core, now i3, formerly 2gb now 8 worked just fine for 8 years and now crashes on each command, the only time it stays on is in safe mode. Is there help for Frankenstein or should I just let it RIP? Thanks
  20. 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...
  21. xgsound

    ? cheap, heavy, fast laptop

    $250 to $350 delivered from ebay. Just a note to those looking for a cheap, powerful laptop for the house if you can work on computers. One year ago I got a Dell e6530 Latitude from ebay with I-7 3720QM (QM is important - passmark 8165) , 8GB DDR3, lit KB, bluetooth, 320GB 5400RPM hdd, removable...
  22. R

    Using Optane memory on a supported Laptop

    Hi, I was considering to buy a Lenovo L470. It comes with 4GB RAM and a 1TB Hard disk. Since it already supports Optane, would it possible to plonk a 16GB card and speed up the machine? Processor: Intel Core i5-7200U Processor ( 2.50GHz 2133MHz 3MB ) Memory: 4.0GB PC4-17000 DDR4 SODIMM 2133MHz...
  23. abungas

    2.5 inch HDD in 3.5 inch enclosure

    I know this may be a strange question, but I am wondering if it's okay to install a laptop HDD into a USB enclosure intended for full sized drives. I presume it is as you know sata power and data connectors are standard. My concern is that the 3.5 enclosure is powered with 12 volts, which IIRC...
  24. Robert Cast

    Gaming Laptop Advice Needed

    Hello everyone! My current computer specs: $400, four-year-old HP laptop OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Home Version: 10.0.16299 Build 16299 Processor: Intel® Pentium® CPU N3540 @ 2.16GHz, 2159 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) Drive: C: Description: Local Fixed Disk Compressed: No File...
  25. F

    Best replacement LCD panel for Dell XPS 15 (L502X)?

    I accidentally cracked the display panel on my Dell XPS 15 (L502X) laptop. It looks like I can just replace the LCD panel rather easily by looking at the Dell service manual, but I am so confused about all the possible choices for the replacement panel models. This may be a chance to upgrade...
  26. X

    Need Help OCing HP OMEN Laptop

    Hello everyone!:) I am new to OCing so I need some help overclocking my HP OMEN laptop.Yes I know its dangerous to overclock laptops but I have a cooling pad for mine and the temps didn't get to high when I tested it in FurMark.My CPU is a Intel core i7-7700HQ and my GPU is a Polaris 10 revision...
  27. secretagent

    Question about hard resetting laptop with a broken screen.

    *Insert heartwarming backstory about old Inspiron 15 here* Screen is cracked and won't turn on, I've been using an HDMI cable to view everything on my TV ever since it broke. I want to hard reset it to get some oomph back into it, but I'm worried I won't be able to complete the setup process...
  28. K

    Suddenly slow wireless internet speeds on just one laptop.

    Since two weeks I'm experiencing slow speeds on my laptop, the speeds of my other laptops are fine tho. Speedtest result of this laptop: http://beta.speedtest.net/result/6577820767 Speedtest result of my other laptop: http://beta.speedtest.net/result/6577805937 I'm not sure why this laptop...
  29. C

    Laptop Advice/Suggestions [Canada]

    Hello everyone! I'd love some advice on a new laptop. (I tripped and spilled water on my current one and part of the keyboard stopped working so I'm using a wireless one right now) My budget is $650 Canadian or so. Windows Operating system heavily preferred (even though 10 is bleh) I use my...
  30. Banana

    Lenovo Flex 5 14" hybrid laptop, $809 +tax

    Update 8/23/17: Dead - Price back up to $1099. I did receive the extra 4% back on Chase! I figured it's not really possible for them to check whether a discount code was used or not. This laptop usually goes on sale for around $1,000 in this configuration. It's $852 today, and there are 5%...
  31. M

    screen surprisingly goes fuzzy, after which my laptop freezes

    as i briefly mentioned, what happens is that my laptop's screen unexpectedly goes fuzzy and pixelated, it happens for few seconds, like 5 or 10 seconds, after which it returns back alright with no problem, except that my laptop completely stops responding and freezes, so what i do is that i turn...
  32. D

    Need Gaming Laptop for School!

    I need to buy a gaming laptop for college because they are good for viewing and editing videos too, and I have to buy it before school starts in two weeks. I've been looking around and have discovered a few specs that I think are important, but I don't have enough knowledge about specs to feel...
  33. B

    My laptop GPU is strange.

    My laptop spec : Lenovo Y40-70 I7-4510U 8GB DDR3 R9 M275 DDR3 2GB Windows 10 x64 I have problem, plz help me. After Windows Update, My laptop had frame drops when I playing games, so I found out what's wrong with my laptop, Then I found that my gpu have stuttering, So I reinstalled newest...
  34. DaQuteness

    Forum... meet Furnace

    For your entertainment, while you're all toting the lowest possible temps like 30C for a gazillion GHz, please feast your eyes on my laptop's stable temps over the past 5 days. Feel free to mock it, but also consider it's been extremely reliable when I need it most. Cheers! V
  35. B

    Acer ES1-572 ownder doubt exp. hardware

    I need an answer from an acer ownder . Question does the ES1-572 (2017 model) support an additional memory ram and an additional hard drive (SSD 2,5"). I want to buy one and upgrade its memory from 4Gb to 8Gb and add a SSD to boost it up. Thank you,
  36. J

    Laptop Advice Needed

    Hey there :) , Currently I have a T410 Thinkpad (1st Gen i5 M560 @ 2.67GHz ,4GB RAM, Sam 750 Evo 120 GB SSD @240MBPS :( , 1440x900 Reso)( Refurbished :p ) But its So darn heavy :( ! It has that extra big battery butt too, makes it even more heavier.. So guys, please help me pick a comparatively...
  37. BenJeremy

    The Cheap Laptop Thread

    OK, so we have a lot of "Cheap **this category**" threads. How about one for laptops? There are lots of "cheap" laptops, but how many of those cheap laptops are actually good deals? For a laptop to be decent, it needs to be able to run 8GB or RAM or more... it might need a decent screen (1080p...
  38. EXCellR8

    2 Samsung Drives, Virus Damage?

    Two of our engineers at the office are both experiencing nearly identical problems, on identical drives... so I have a theory. They work with a lot of the same clients so, is it possible, that a virus may have come through attached to an email and fried both drives by way of hijacking and...
  39. M

    If a laptop supports TLC M.2 SSDs, does it automatically support MLC?

    If specifications of a laptop say it supports TLC M.2 SSD drives, is there a reason why that laptop should NOT automatically support (as in recognize in BIOS, etc.) MLC M.2 drives as well?
  40. H

    decent laptop carrying cases / bags?

    So, my wife and I just bought two laptops (a 13.3" and 14"), and we need carrying cases/bags to protect them. Usually, I go straight to case logic, as they have had superb products in the past. However, the case logic model for the 14-inch'er apparently has no padding on the bottom or sides...