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BenQ FP241W not working with certain games.

My BenQ FP241W works with all my games apart from cs go and sims 3. When I open the games I receive a blue screen but the music is still playing and i can here my mouse go over the buttons when i move it. With cs go i have found a temporary short fix where i open cs go on a different monitor (my TV) and change the viewing mode in video settings from full screen to full screen windowed and change to my monitor again. But the there is an inch off the bottom and right where i cant use my mouse. (the bit where you press go to join a match). When in a match the part where i... read more

New User -Opinions/Information Needed

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Grand Theft Auto V build 393.2 - Performance Test

Test System [CPU] Intel Core i7 4790K [GPU] Gigabyte GTX 970 mini-ITX [MOB] Gigabyte Z97-D3H (F7 bios) [RAM] G. Skill Trident X 4GBx2 DDR3 @ 2400 MHz 10-12-12-31 2T [HSF] Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Windows 7 64-bit with Service Pack 1 GeForce 353.38 CPU's Tested Core i5 and Core i3 were all simulated using Core i7. Hyper Threading and active core count was configured in the BIOS. Turbo was disabled for all CPU configurations. Core i7 4790K @ 4.2 GHz 4 cores / 8 threads Core i5 4690K @ 4.2 GHz 4 cores / 4 threads Core i5 4590 3.3 GHz 4 cores / 4 threads Core i3... read more

The Witcher 3 v1.06 - Performance Test

Test System [CPU] Intel Core i7 4790K [GPU] Gigabyte GTX 970 mini-ITX [MOB] Gigabyte Z97-D3H (F7 bios) [RAM] G. Skill Trident X 4GBx2 DDR3 @ 2400 MHz 10-12-12-31 2T [HSF] Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Windows 7 64-bit with Service Pack 1 GeForce 353.38 CPU's Tested Core i5 and Core i3 were all simulated using Core i7. Hyper Threading and active core count was configured in the BIOS. Turbo was disabled for all CPU configurations. Core i7 4790K @ 4.2 GHz 4 cores / 8 threads Core i5 4690K @ 4.2 GHz 4 cores / 4 threads Core i5 4590 3.3 GHz 4 cores / 4 threads Core i3... read more

The GTX 780 TI SLI - End of Life - Performance Analysis

The GTX 780 TI & SLI - End of Life - Performance Analysis The point of this post / thread was to display some hard facts and anecdotal experiences with the GTX 780 Ti SLI. Kepler Degradation In Performance: For something that could be tested, it seems like a lot of people have not taken the time, an arduous and tedious amount of time, to produce some tangible data regarding Kepler degradation in performance. Popular opinion even states that the last viable driver was 347.88. Well I am here to tell that I have data that may prove otherwise. I am going to let you guys... read more

I need some help with Overclock

Hello i need some help overclocking mi Fx-6100 i have an Asus M5A97 R2.0 Motherboard and i have a Corsair H40 Water cooler i have 4 fans on the tower and the video card is the XFX R9-280 read more

How to raid 0 on 2 x SSD or 2 x HDD as primary boot drive for installation of OS window on X99 system.

How to raid 0 on 2 x SSD or 2 x HDD as primary boot drive for installation of OS window on X99 system. It is not easy to raid 0 as bootable window installation drive on X99 system especially ASUS Mobo . Lot of plp encounter Asus mobo unable to recognize boot drive after raid. Dont worry .... Here is the solution, full proof solution. X99 is capable to raid 6 drive. Just follow what i say and dont be smart to deviate by your own way. 1. It is better to secure erase your SSD to factory setting (option) 2. reboot and format every single ssd to primary disk with window... read more

Overclocking Ram - Crucial Ballistix Sport 1600 C9 to 2400 C11

Hey guys, I'm new to the site! I just built my first rig from scratch, and of course pretty excited about OCing. I've been doing tons of benchmarks and FPS tests while overclocking my budget ram. Seen some great improvements overclocking this ram from 1600 9-9-9-24 @ 1.5V to 2400 11-13-13-35 @ 1.60V. However, I cannot seem to get past that threshold. I know I've already pushed this ram far more than it's rated, but I was wondering if anyone's been able to go further? I've tried both loosening the timings and increasing the voltage, and neither seems to be able to get the... read more

EVGA Hadron Air Chassis - Tips & Compatibility Guide

Quote:"Why sacrifice appearance and size when choosing a performance rig? The EVGA Hadron Mini ITX chassis was designed to not make any compromises." - Hadron Air manual The Hadron's appearance and size are the main reasons owners decide on this chassis, however it's not without some compromises. As long as you are aware of what limitations the case has, and plan your parts around it, you shouldn't run into many problems. Your choice of components is primarily limited by size. It was worth doing the extra research to find the appropriate parts, but it wasn't easy.... read more

The Big VR Face-Off

Affordable next-gen VR is fast approaching, but which system's best for you? We weigh up the options. Written by Jim McCauley in partnership with NVIDIA Virtual Reality has been just around the corner that it's hard to come to terms with the fact that it's going to arrive soon, in a form that you'll actually be able to buy and that won't make you nauseous after a few minutes' immersion. Chances are that your next big hardware purchase could be your very own VR (or AR – more on that later) system, but which one should you go for? Here we take a look at the big players... read more

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