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Best gaming motherboard 200-280$ for 6700k?

What is the best motherboard for a 6700k that a 280$ max budget will allow me to buy? This will have a 6700k cpu and hopefully be able to do a little overclocking. It will have one gtx 1070 video card and 1 m2 sata drive. Nothing crazy I just want th...

Really long POST time on Strix X99

Hello everyone.Today I switched from my Rampage V Extreme to the new Strix X99 Gaming. I know it's a downgrade, but I needed an ATX form factor. I also upgraded my RAM, from 16Gb to 64.Everything work fine, my 5820k easily hit 4.7Ghz, just like on th...

Skraydd by Level 7
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Upgrading i5 6600K to i7 6700K

Hi, I'm thinking of replacing my i5 6600K with the i7 6700K. I'd like to get better performance/quality when streaming as I feel like my stream now is somewhat choppy compared to other streamers out there (who I notice are all on i7 chips). Do you ...

Best for sli gaming

Hi everyone, I have done a lot of searching , across many forums and utube videos , I want ask what is the best cpu for gaming with two gtx 1080 gpus, I have a rog pg348q monitor and want to max out games , my friend has a 6700k at 4.7 and two 1080 f...

clvig by Level 7
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Where is the HAL in PC and Maximus Viii install disk

I have been trying to migrate Windows from on old MB to a current Maximus VIII Ranger. Then upgrade from Win 7 to Win 8 to Win 8.1, and then finally to Win 10. Necessary to get settings and apps from 7 to 10.It has been a long ugly process. I finally...

Saving for an upgrade

Hey guys,I'm looking to upgrade my gaming rig, I currently have my games storeBlack d on a WD drive (I know not the fastest option) and want to get an SSD to store my games on instead.I was looking at the Samsung 850 EVO, doesn't look too terribly ex...

JakeT by Level 7
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Review: ASUS GTX950 Unplugged for low power PCs

ASUS sent me its new GTX950 Unplugged for some testing and this is my experience. Feel free to ask questions!Look Ma! No wires!OverviewThis is an entry level graphics card for buyers who are budget conscious, constrained by a PC with limited upgradab...

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xeromist by Moderator
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Noob question about PCIe lanes

If I put my GPU1 in X8/16 (top) and GPU2 x8 (3rd slot) on R5E10, will it be counted as 16 lanes (8x2) or 24 lanes (16+8)? I have a 6800K which only has 28 lanes.

iujona by Level 7
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