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  1. Looking for any general advice for display overclocking for my monitor. The monitor is an Acer XF270H B (1920x1080p, 144hz, 1ms, TN panel), and I game with G-Sync enabled. I want to see if I can maybe push the refresh rate up to maybe 165hz or potentially higher, depending on image quality. Do you have any tips for this monitor and ways to keep the display stable while being overclocked?
  2. UPDATE: Thank you for all of the suggestions you guys have given me, I really didn't expect this many replies. I followed your suggestions (hard reset, data and wifi on, etc.). I checked to make sure that my mom hadn't blocked my dad on either service, but to no avail. We have tried basically everything and then some, but nothing has worked. Any other suggestions?
  3. You are right. I guess with the power requirements for PCIe 4.0 and the TDP increasing, they just thought this was a big enough issue to put chunks of metal and thermal pads on the drives.
  4. Okay, bit of an explanation needed for this. My parents both use iPhone 8 phones (they aren't the full-blown Apple lifestyle, but they use them). When my mom tries to call or FaceTime my dad, the call goes through to my dad. However, when he does the same, my mom's phone does not ring or show any notification whatsoever. On other services (FB messenger, iMessage, etc.), the notification goes through. It is simply these two services that don't work. Any suggestions to help them fix this?
  5. I understand the gift is on Nvidia's website, but does the deal still apply on Amazon?
  6. Hello to all. I recently purchased an Nvidia GTX 1650 off of Amazon with my brother. My brother wanted to get this because of the deal Nvidia is currently doing with Epic Games. The deal says that any GTX 10 series or 16 series purchase will give a code for a Fortnite game bundle set. Supposedly the code is supposed to come in my email but I haven't seen anything about this. If anybody knows about this deal, how do I obtain the code for this purchase? This was the whole reason that he got in on this deal anyway, and I really don't want to disappoint him with this. I appreciate any help that you can give me, even if you can only point me in the right direction.
  7. So, the computer used around my house is a family computer. It's a pretty over the top system (although, no discrete GPU) for what my parents intended to use it for. Intel i7-8700K, Asus Strix Z370-E, 16GB 3000Mhz DDR4 (dual channel), but not much else. Earlier today, my brother was on this playing Fortnite (I don't play it personally, he mostly uses it). Fifteen minutes into him playing, we got a BSOD with a SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error, saying that dxgkrnl.sys failed. Not sure what this is, but is it a driver of a sort? Computer restarted and booted fine, but I'm not sure where to look to fix the problem.
  8. So, the computer used around my house is a family computer. It's a pretty over the top system (although, no discrete GPU) for what my parents intended to use it for. Intel i7-8700K, Asus Strix Z370-E, 16GB 3000Mhz DDR4 (dual channel), but not much else. Earlier today, my brother was on this playing Fortnite (I don't play it personally, he mostly uses it). Fifteen minutes into him playing, we got a BSOD with a SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION error, saying that dxgkrnl.sys failed. Computer restarted and booted fine, but where should I look to fix the problem?
  9. Some background here: This computer is one that I have continually been frustrated with, and given its age, I decided to install Ubuntu Linux on it after wiping the SSD. This is an OEM, by the way. Gateway DX4300-15e if you're asking. It has been a sort of project computer for me since my parents got rid of it (not my main rig). I burned an Ubuntu ISO onto a blank DVD (I didn't have an empty USB drive sitting around to flash a disk image to) and attempted to boot. Instead of booting (yes, I did select the disk drive as the boot device instead of the SSD through the BIOS) it gave me a black screen, with a small thing at the bottom of the screen. It looked like a white stick figure and something else, I can't remember what. Can anybody explain why it didn't boot?
  10. I have been looking at the speeds advertised for different networks and the prices of the equipment for these respective networks, but I wondered: is there a way to connect an optical fiber connection directly to a desktop computer via some sort of expansion card? To clarify this, I want to know if it is possible to have an internet connection by an optical fiber cable connected directly to a network adapter card in the desktop.
  11. I understand that EK already made a heatsink designed for M.2 drives. Is there any other company out there selling specifically water blocks for M.2 drives?
  12. Using what you've said, I attached the drives to my computer with all the correct SATA plugs and whatnot. When booted up into the BIOS, these drives are detected and appear to be working as they should. When they boot into Windows, however, these two drives do not appear ANYWHERE in File Explorer or in the command prompt with this.
  13. Recently, my Synology DS209 broke. I have two 1 tb HDD inside, running RAID 1. I want to reuse the drives in my PC. Asus ROG Z370-E with SATA RAID support. Will the mobo recognize the RAID config or will I have to reconfigure it?
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