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Upgrading RAM on ASUS X455LB Laptop

was this the proper forum for this question? So I have this laptop: ASUSX455LB Under the section for Memory it says: DDR3L 1600 MHz SDRAM, 1 x DIMM socket for expansion up to 8 GB SDRAM I'm ...
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How do companies interconnect multiple servers? [closed]

I'm asking this question because I can't find it on here and can't seem to Google the right term. So, a family member of mine is a L1 server operator at a huge bank and sent me a screen shot of one ...
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Seamlessly switching between integrated graphics (e.g. Intel 5xx) and graphics card (GTX 980)?

Usually, a home PC capable of gaming would be quite power hungry when turned on, such that you wouldn't also want to leave it on when you were not around. And that graphics card would also be ...
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How to Download C code to De1-SoC and get it running

I have a DE1-SoC board and would like to play with it. My wish is to write a simple program in C, compile, then upload the binary to the board. However, I am not sure where to start from. Do I ...
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How to (re)program SONY VAIO hardware buttons from “plain vanilla” Windows 7 installation

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit). I have watched the following VAIO Hardware Buttons Programming Video and would like to reprogram the hardware buttons on my SONY VAIO laptop (the ones ...
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I can not figure out the proper BIOS configuration for these RAMs & this motherboard

Long story short: aftr a bios reset I am unable to figure how to configure the bios so that it gets to POST. All I have now is beeps ( ---. = long long long short) repeating ad libitum. I looked it up ...
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I need help configuring a mini-ATX [closed]

I'm about to buy Asrock-M8 Z87, it's a compact mini ATX case coming with preinstalled motherboard and power supply (450w). In this case I have 11.4” maybe abit more space for a graphics card. PCWORLD ...
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How to use inbuilt GPU and external GPU at the same time?

I was trying to record a video of a game. I use an external GPU all the time, but I have inbuilt graphics (that I turned off). So I'm just wondering if I could use the inbuilt graphics for recording ...
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Does Intel's Compute Stick support USB video cards?

I was looking at the Intel Compute Stick and it looks like it would be a great replacement for our office computers. And the price is great. But in my office everyone "needs" two or more monitors. ...
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Can I use a Nvidia Tegra K1 SoC with a normal motherboard?

Is it possible to use a Nvidia Tegra K1 SoC with a normal motherboard? Context: For a project, we are trying to do real-time analysis of MEG data. We are using QNX for our RTOS. We'd like to utilize ...
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Determining best Airflow for regular ATX-Cases

What's the methodical procedure to determine the best airflow for an regular ATX-Case? I know, this strongly depends on several factors like: cases dimensions FANs throughput FANs position ...
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how i can add more sound inputs to desktop pc how to do this?

I want to add more sound inputs to desktop computer like line in or mic but no. of input should not less than 7. Now i have two mic inputs and one line in. I want to make my own home studio for ...
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Hardware recommendations : PC to connect to TV for movies and games [closed]

I like to watch movies and to play video games, from my sofa. I happen to have a lot of good movies on my old desk computer (whose disk is almost full), as well as a lot of good games in my Steam ...
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Internal card reader and motherboard have differently sized internal USB connectors

I'm trying to install an internal SD card reader in my computer. However, it seems like the plugs are different, so the internal USB cables I have don't fit. Here is the motherboard (Gigabyte ...
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Picking the right graphic card (GTX 970) [closed]

I was thinking of buying a new graphic card and wondered if anybody could help me out picking the right one. Currently I have a computer with an i7-2600 3.40GHz processor, 12 GB RAM and an NVIDIA ...
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Can I Use Two Different Speeds of RAM in One Laptop? [duplicate]

I've recently bought a new laptop with 8GB of RAM in it. It has 4 slots inside so I want to put the RAM from my old laptop in it as well. However, they have different frequencies. So if I put the old ...
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Are there desktop 3.5mm jacks that can interface with smartphone TRRS headsets? [closed]

The TRRS jack is a recent modification of the 3.5mm audio connector which allows microphone data as well as control signals to be passed from the headset to the device. However, this standard does ...
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Does my Laptop motherboard has a whitelist for WIFI cards?

I have a Laptop ASUS N56JR with a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485. I plan on changing it since it is kinda bad on maintaining a signal. I know for sure that some people (On this Forum) installed successfully ...
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Found New Hardware Wizard keeps popping up

I'm working on a PC running Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (similar to Windows XP, I think). The machine runs fine, but every time on reboot I get the Found New Hardware as in the image below: I've ...
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is it possible to convert eSata to USB 3.0

I have an laptop with several an eSATA slot, the laptop has no USB 3.0 slots. I was wondering if its possible to use the eSATA slot as an USB 3.0 slot with an converter. I did some google-ing and ...
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How can i use my optical bay for more connecting port?

I saw online, people use for more storage their optical bay. they remove it and replace with ssd or Hdd. I searched online but noting found. Is there any way to using my SATA port to multiple usb or ...
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Do TPM modules only work for motherboards of the same vendor?

Most types of desktop computer parts are agnostic of the vendor. For example, you can use a DDR RAM from any vendor on a motherboard from any vendor, as long as they have the same standards. If I ...
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Can I use a 3.5'' hard drive on a notebook with a psu and a sata-e-sata cable?

I have a spare 3.5" HDD at home and I want to use it on my notebook. My notebook have a e-sata port and I have a sata-e-sata cable, if I use the e-sata cable with a computer psu, can I use it on my ...
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How important is to have matching speed of RAM? [duplicate]

I have a 4GB DDR3 800Mhz recently I installed another 4GB. It turns out it's DDR3 667MHz. Does it really matter I should own both rams 800MHz? Slot1 shows recent RAM installation. ALSO I don't ...
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How does Triple Channel memory differ from Single or Dual?

I'm trying to understand the PHYSICAL difference on the motherboard when it comes to single, dual, triple and quad channel memory. I have a mobo that has 4 black memory slots, each one contains 4GB ...
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Connecting two routers to create two home networks causes issues

My cable provider provided us with a gateway modem that has it's own built in router. I need to set up two local networks, one for guest and one for admins. The reason is because I have a Western ...
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Is using multiple CPUs possible in a laptop? [closed]

I am planning to buy a new laptop. I am aiming for a High-Performance Laptop (Gaming). This might sound like a silly question, but I notice that it is possible to use dual GPUs to enhance the graphic ...
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Does MSI K9AGM4-L fit with MSI K9AGM4

my old MSI K9AGM4 is dead and I'm wondering, if MSI K9AGM4-L is exactly the same or something that my components with still fit in.
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Is there any way to use a USB flash memory drive as computer RAM? [duplicate]

Someone told me that he can improve the computer speed by increasing the size of RAM using a USB flash memory drive. I just want to know how that might be possible.
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What is the maximum length of a PCI-Express Flexible Extension Cable?

What is the maximum length a PCI-Express bus can be extended with a PCI-Express Flexible Extension Cable like this (36 Pin):
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Combining two graphics cards - performance

I want to buy a new notebook, and to be honest I want it to run all modern games with as high details as possible. Recently I came across a notebook that had in its graphics card section written: ...
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AMD Radeon HD 8570 Dual Monitor DVI Splitter

I have a AMD Radeon HD 8570 card. I would like to hook up a DVI to Dual VGA splitter. I purchased this item: http://amzn.com/B0045JSO32 However it has too many pins and I was unable to even connect ...
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Can't get PCI-e SSD to be recognized in Linux/Windows

I recently bought a Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCI-e 8x SSD to be used on my MSI 890FXA/GD70 mainboard. I currently have two disks on SATA (1TB and 2TB). The smaller of the two holds 3 operating systems ...
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What should I do to upgrade my laptop? [closed]

I have a Acer Aspire One D270-268kk mini laptop. It currently has 500GB hard drive, Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N2600 processor (1.60 GHz), 2GB RAM and is a 32-bit OS (Windows 7). I want to upgrade my PC so ...
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Xeon E5 1600 v3 family - dual cpu [closed]

I want to build a multi cpu workstation, and I have never built multi cpu computer before. I wonder if the E5 1600 v3 family support multi cpu setups or if I should use the E5 2600 v3 family instead. ...
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Computer freezing: need help - fresh install of windows

I am having daily (or more frequent) freezes that require me to hard restart my PC each time. This is very annoying and I would love to receive some help or advice on finding and solving my issue. PC ...
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Control two fans with a simple fan controller

I want to control the two upper fans in my N300 case with a Zalman Fan Mate 2 and I'm wondering if it is reliable to connect two fans (in my case two Sickleflow fans) in parallel. If it is, connect ...
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Converting a 9 pin connector to a “normal” usb?

I bought a little drive from a flea market which is able to read various memory cards. I was interested because in my job I need from time to time to read such devices for various reasons (data ...
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PCIe port backwards compatibility

Are PCIe generations backwards compatible? And will a port with N channels support a device with less than N channels? For instance, supposing I had a motherboard with a PCIe 3.0 x16 port. Would ...
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Diagnosing RAM being damaged by other hardware

About a year ago I had trouble with some bad memory as discussed in my previous question. After that I replaced all 4 of my RAM sticks which solved the issue. About a week ago the issue ...
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Multiple Sources for a wifi devices

I think the question am asking is not possible since i haven't seen any practical usage like this.But it is long pending doubt inside me.Here's the question. 1.Can we able to connect multiple wifi ...
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Extending wifi range with an external antenna

I've got an old antenna that I'd like to try and use to get a bit more wifi range/signal strength out of my laptop. The antenna is terminated with a male TS9 connector, such as the one pictured here: ...
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Upgrading PS1 Light Gun [closed]

Is There any possible way to upgrade the retro G-con Light Gun for PS1 to allow it to interact with HD TV's? I am aware that they were Designed purely for Tube TV's but I would be happy to know of ...
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How to troubleshoot under-performing hardware combination?

I recently bought a secondhand PC to use as a Home Theatre PC. It is mostly used for streaming online video like Netflix and Youtube but also runs Plex Media Server. On paper the hardware specs ...
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how big is SAN and is it feasible to use it in home

I have seen this add for SAN and its looks cheap for 50TB storage. But i am not sure How big will that be. i mean can it be fit on my computer desk Can i sue with my normal desktop Is it will be ...
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Can i remotely power on IBM server with Remote Supervisor Adapter II

I have seen that on server IBM x3850 there is Remote Supervisor Adapter II I just want to know that can i turn on and off the server remotely with card or not
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Couldn't find the specific details for a IBM x3850 server

This ad mentions the model of the server as " IBM x3850-[88633SM]- ". However, in my searches I was unable to find any meaningful reference to the specific server. The closest I could find is this ...
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Can there be a true dual-CPU & dual-memory laptop?

The ASUS Transformer Book Trio TX201LA is a dual-processor, dual-memory, dual-storage laptop which also runs 2 different operating systems. But can one,somehow, run just one instance of Windows 8.1 on ...
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Is building a computer chassis out of pure LEGO dangerous?

I have been looking and reading about creating a computer chassi out of pure LEGO parts (Ive seen a bunch of cool projects on the web that has done that), but then I stumbled upon this Reddit thread: ...
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How many fans does a PC need?

A friend of mine is looking to buy a new PC. Someone told him that the CPU fan plus the 3 fans on the GPU plus the PSU fan would not be enough and that he needs another 2 or 3 fans so his system could ...