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How cna I check my RAM frequency?

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Published 1 year agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:55:04 -0800

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Last Reply It should list the frequency on the actual stick of RAM somewhere, generally. August R. Garcia,

It should list the freque...

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 18:21:54 -0800 1 month ago
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How much video memory do I need?

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Published 1 year agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:36:52 -0800

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Last Reply It depends on various factors, such as: How many monitors you have; What the resolutions are; and What the refresh rate is. August R. Garcia,

It depends on various fac...

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 17:58:41 -0800 2 months ago
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nvidia container high cpu usage?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:37:03 -0800

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Last Reply Try Installing Older NVIDIA Drivers might this would help Open Run box (Windows Key + R key) "devmgmgt.msc" and click OK In the Device Manager... Univa,

Try Installing Older NVID...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:48:49 -0700 11 months ago
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Is it possible to install Kali Linux on a Raspberry Pi?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 04:59:27 -0800

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Last Reply To install Kali Linux on your Raspberry Pi, the general process goes as follows: Get a fast SD card with at least 8 GB capacity Insert SD-CARD... Univa,

To install Kali Linux on...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 08:30:06 -0700 11 months ago
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How to increase Internet speed on Windows 10?

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Published 1 year agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:54:54 -0800

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Last Reply One step you can take to increase your web speed is to close down the Peer to Peer update process on your computer. This keeps windows from sharing yo... T. Martin,

One step you can take to...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 16:02:41 -0700 1 year ago
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Last Reply I would definitely checkout Craigslist. You know the old saying "one man's trash....." Also get in contact with your local repair store. They may have... teeshirtselesllc,

I would definitely checko...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 15:59:18 -0700 1 year ago
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What does virtual memory actually do?

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Published 1 year agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:46:53 -0800

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Last Reply Virtual memory is basically used to free up space so that you have more ram "available to use". It stores the memory onto the hard drive so that more... KacssPL,

Virtual memory is basical...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:51:43 -0700 1 year ago
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How to update SSD Firmware?

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Published 1 year agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 16:02:51 -0800

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Last Reply For the SSD Firmware, i would go to your manufactures website and go from there. I pull up intel or another manufacture and it points to there site. J... SZZ_123,

For the SSD Firmware, i w...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:36:12 -0700 1 year ago
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How to remotely restart a computer with IP-address?

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Published 1 year agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:09:50 -0800

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Last Reply If you setup remote desktop you can control almost any functions of the computer from a distance. There are builtin programs that work, however 3rd pa... Graln_of_Truth,

If you setup remote deskt...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:59:08 -0700 1 year ago
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How much is my computer worth?

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Published 1 year agoTue, 19 Mar 2019 03:31:13 -0700

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Last Reply Since you say your computer is from 2005, it will most likely not be worth much. Wait a few decades before deciding to make a profit from selling it. Zhaybib,

Since you say your comput...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:30:33 -0700 1 year ago
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How long does it take to build a PC?

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Published 1 year agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:43:59 -0800

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Last Reply It's doable within a few hours as long as the build that you're doing is something that you're familiar with in advance. If it's your first build, rea... August R. Garcia,

It's doable within a few...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 22:47:58 -0800 1 year ago
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What is a good way to monitor my CPU usage?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 04:59:17 -0800

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Last Reply 1. Go to the Search Menu. 2. Search Resource Monitors in the box and open the application. 3. You will directed to the Overview Tab. Here you ca... roxblade,

1. Go to the Search Menu.

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:47:14 -0800 1 year ago
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How hot is too hot for a GPU?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 04:59:07 -0800

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Last Reply First of all, this answer will be near perfect because all GPU units respond differently than others, so heating depends on a big factor in what you a... roxblade,

First of all, this answer...

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:46:40 -0800 1 year ago
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What is the difference between an Arduino and a Raspberry Pi?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 05:01:07 -0800

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Last Reply Raspberry Pi is a mini Computer capable of running multiple programs at one time whereas Arduino is a micro-controller which repeatedly runs one... roxblade,

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:45:48 -0800 1 year ago
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Raspberry Pi uses? What can you actually do with these?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 05:01:17 -0800

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Last Reply Raspberry PI is a pocket-sized cheap computer which can be plugged into a screen, it uses keyboard and mouse. It was launched for people to experiment... roxblade,

Raspberry PI is a pocket-...

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:45:10 -0800 1 year ago
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How to turn a laptop into a desktop? Doable? Thoughts?

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Published 1 year agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:44:59 -0800

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Last Reply What kind of issues? Speed issues? Well in that case, even if you turn it into a desktop, the issues will persist. If you want to create a desktop... roxblade,

What kind of issues? Spee...

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:38:28 -0800 1 year ago
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How long does a MacBook Pro last on average? Thinking of switching

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Published 1 year agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 14:58:54 -0800

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Last Reply A MacBook Pro is one of the most durable laptop products out there. From the software point of view, I'd say most laptops (non-Apple) have a life span... roxblade,

A MacBook Pro is one of t...

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:11:22 -0800 1 year ago
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Last Reply The answer to this question from some D-tier textbook is "level 1 cache."Related: https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-cpu-cache/ https://www.q... August R. Garcia,

The answer to this questi...

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:18:04 -0800 1 year ago
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Why is RAM so expensive? And where can I mortgage my first-born son to pay for some DDR4?

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Published 1 year agoTue, 22 Jan 2019 10:12:05 -0800 | Last update 1 year agoMon, 18 Feb 2019 23:49:31 -0800

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Last Reply curse these ---memory merchants--- CarrotKun,

curse these ---memory mer...

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 13:37:01 -0800 1 year ago
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Is OutletPC legit?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 04:57:37 -0800

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Last Reply PCPartPicker has listed them, so they're pretty legit. There are surely the usual concerns that August highlights but additionally, there have been re... roxblade,

PCPartPicker has listed t...

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:29:02 -0800 1 year ago
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When will GPU prices drop?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 04:57:27 -0800

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Last Reply The last I heard, people stopped mining those cock-sucking cryptocurrencies with graphics cards, because it is now no longer profitable, and you must... August R. Garcia,

The last I heard, people...

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 03:20:40 -0800 1 year ago
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Solid State Drives vs. Hard Drives: Should you spend your precious coins on a drive upgrade?

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Published 1 year agoMon, 21 Jan 2019 08:34:19 -0800 | Last update 1 year agoMon, 21 Jan 2019 14:58:24 -0800

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Last Reply Another note: Hard drives and solid state drives generally have a lifespan of 3-10 years. More information: https://www.compuram.de/... August R. Garcia,

Another note:

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:22:02 -0800 1 year ago
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Fix Xbox one stuck on green screen?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:26:49 -0800

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Last Reply This is not something I'd call very common, but I've known people stuggle with this green screen problem with their Xbox One every now and the... roxblade,

This is not something I&#...

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:33:50 -0800 1 year ago
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How do I fix "dell error code 2000-0142"?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:42:50 -0800

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Last Reply Looks like the error indicates that there is a problem with related to  reading from the computer's (hard/solid state) drive. This could be:... August R. Garcia,

Looks like the error indi...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:10:54 -0800 1 year ago
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Can you build a computer without a case?

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Published 1 year agoWed, 16 Jan 2019 23:08:58 -0800 | Last update 1 year agoTue, 19 Feb 2019 16:01:09 -0800

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Last Reply As they say, "yes, it's very possible, not even that hard if you know what you're doing." Picture related: A crime against go... August R. Garcia,

As they say, "yes, i...

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:12:17 -0800 1 year ago
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MoreIn the old days I could enhance of the functionality of my computer with expansion cards, for example adding a printer or a new better video card. Why...
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[Raspberry Pi] How to Run a Python script on startup?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 05:00:57 -0800

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MoreI got a Raspberry Pi recently and it's running perfectly fine, but I was wanting to run a Python script when it starts up, how do I do this?
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What can you do with a Raspberry Pi cluster?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 05:00:47 -0800

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MoreSo as someone pretty new to alternative computer builds, I was wondering what someone could expect to do with a Raspberry Pi cluster? Like what exactl...
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How to install Raspbian on Raspberry Pi 3?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 05:00:37 -0800

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MoreHello, I have a Raspberry Pi 3, and I've been trying to install Raspbian, but so far it has not been working. Does anyone have any tips on how to...
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What language does a Raspberry Pi use?

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Published 1 year agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 05:00:27 -0800

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MoreI'm trying to build a fork of the retropie software for my Raspberry pie, can anyone tell me what language a Raspberry Pi is written in?
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