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upgrade suggestion..

I've got a few questions for the gurus I am looking to upgrade my current motherboard/cpu from x99 (rampage v edition 10 and 6850k) to x299 or z390. I will be reusing my Corsair Dominator Platinum 32 GB (4 x 8 GB) DDR4-2400) [CMD32GX4M4B2400C10] m...

andlaw by Level 10
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Windows 10 Install on NVME SSD

I installed a Seagate Firecuda 510 2TB SSD into my Maximus X Formula motherboard (into the M.2_1 socket, underneath the PCH cover). At first I couldn't get the BIOS/UEFI to even see the drive (I had to change the CSM setting to Auto). Basically, here...

_heriff by Level 7
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2060 RTX Super heavy lag

Hi to you guys, hope all of you are fine!Don't know if I'm at the good place but I'm out of solutions and nearly desperated!!!I wished to upgrade my old 660GTX (always runned flawless) so I bought this 2060.I'm running in 1080 , 40-50 fps is ok for m...

LucBuj by Level 7
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VMD Layout?

Long time user, first time poster, just trying to get some seemingly unpublished information about a new build I'm working on.Disclaimer: I know all about supported/unsupported configurations, I am not looking for anyone to remind me what should not ...

reduke by Level 7
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ASUS ROG Maximus XI Extreme LED's

On the ASUS ROG Maximus XI Extreme, how do I turn off RGB lighting and leds aound rear sockets when the machine is powered down ?I have tried settings in the BIOS, but they dont match the manual.For example p 3-19 of the user manual Para 3.6.8 states...

ianmit by Level 7
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Upgrading/ modding my G73Sw

Hi there. I am new to the forums, I have built some PCs in my life but never upgraded a notebook before (except for the occasional RAM and/ or SSD/HDD upgrade).I have recently experienced some trouble with my G73Sw (but it STILL won't die - AWESOME!)...

Intel Wireless AC-9560 160MHz card is capping speed

Hello,I have tried searching the forums for information in relation to this issue and have not found any posts that match what I am looking for.I am currently running an ROG G703GX. The issue that I am seeing is that the wireless connections I make i...


I have Creative ZX and Logitech Z906. The columns are connected to the optical output of the sound card. The sound card software is checked "Dolby Digital Live". When the computer is not used for 20-30 minutes and then I want to play a game or play m...