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How cna I check my RAM frequency?

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Last ReplyIt 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 -08001 year ago1
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How much video memory do I need?

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Last ReplyIt 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 -08001 year ago1
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nvidia container high cpu usage?

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Last ReplyTry 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 -07002 years ago1
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Is it possible to install Kali Linux on a Raspberry Pi?

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Last ReplyTo 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 -07002 years ago1
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How to increase Internet speed on Windows 10?

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Last ReplyOne 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 -07002 years ago1
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Last ReplyI 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 -07002 years ago1
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What does virtual memory actually do?

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Last ReplyVirtual 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 -07002 years ago1
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How to update SSD Firmware?

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Last ReplyFor 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 -07002 years ago1
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How to remotely restart a computer with IP-address?

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Last ReplyIf 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 -07002 years ago1
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How long does it take to build a PC?

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Last ReplyIt'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 -08002 years ago1
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What is a good way to monitor my CPU usage?

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Last Reply1. 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 -08002 years ago1
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How hot is too hot for a GPU?

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Last ReplyFirst 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 -08002 years ago1
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What is the difference between an Arduino and a Raspberry Pi?

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Last ReplyRaspberry 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 -08002 years ago1
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Raspberry Pi uses? What can you actually do with these?

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Last ReplyRaspberry 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 -08002 years ago1
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How to turn a laptop into a desktop? Doable? Thoughts?

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Last ReplyWhat 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 -08002 years ago1
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Last ReplyA 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 -08002 years ago1
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Last ReplyThe 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 -08002 years ago1
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Fix Xbox one stuck on green screen?

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Last ReplyThis 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 -08002 years ago1
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How do I fix "dell error code 2000-0142"?

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Last ReplyLooks 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 -08002 years ago1
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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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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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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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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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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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How to install and update Kodi on Raspberry Pi 3?

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MoreI'm having trouble attempting to install Kodi on my Raspberry Pi 3, as well as updating it after it's installed. How should I be approaching...
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How to turn on/shutdown/reset a Raspberry Pi?

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MoreI recently got a Raspberry Pi! However I'm trying to figure out how to do the usual things like turning it on, shutting it down, and resetting it...
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How to connect a Raspberry Pi to a laptop?

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MoreJust got a Raspberry Pi for the first time. I'm super excited, but have no idea how to connect it. Can someone please give me the steps of hookin...
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How to use a camera with a Raspberry Pi?

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MoreI just bought this Raspberry Pi and I cannot figure out how to use it. I need some help, if anyone is available, on learning it. The directions have b...
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How to overclock a Raspberry Pi 3?

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MoreI recently bought a Raspberry Pi 3 for a personal project. However, it's computing power is too low. How can I overclock it?
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Do you need a heatsink for Raspberry Pi?

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MoreHi, I have question in regards to building a computer. I in the process of setting critical components inside of a computer do I need a heatsink for R...
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