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Full HD Laptop To HD Monitor

I want to connect my full HD laptop running Windows 10 to and HD (1366×768) display. Will it work? My laptop has all connectors so that's not a problem. Thanks.
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Is PCI / PCI-e via USB possible?

Is there a way to interface with PCI/PCI-e hardware, externally; via USB? I want to attach a PCI-e device to my laptop/notebook. FireWire, Thunderbolt, or similar would be equally suitable.
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How can I check if my Dell has a dock port?

I just bought Dell 17R and would like to connect it to a docking station (ordinary one, not by USB). How can I know if my Dell has a docking port? What does it look like?
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windows validation gone after changing pc

I have acer Aspire 5742z PEW71 laptop. It have Intel Pentium P6100 processor (type is unknown) CPU Speed: 2.4 GHz, Hard Drive: 500 GB, RAM: 4 GB DDR3 with dual Channel , Screen Size: 15.5", I needed ...
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What is Non-Maskable interrupts used for?

We have the I/O Interrupt values for prioritizing the task for better response on the computer machine but for which module on computer we have the Non-Maskable interrupts reserved for and what is ...
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Will it be useful to keep my old video card in my computer?

I currently have a GeForce GTS 250 in my computer, I am replacing it with a GTX 770 (it's a big upgrade). Is there any reason to keep the GTS 250 in my computer in the second PCI Express 16x slot? I ...
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Connecting ssd to a laptop without removing hard drive?

I have lenovo y50-70 . there is no msata ports or no free ports . but i want to add a ssd to it without replacing hard drive . i want to add a 120gb ssd. I am thinking if by splitter cable like sata ...
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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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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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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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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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Radeon HD 3200 + HD 4850 = Hybrid CrossFireX?

I have 2 GPU's/videocards in my (old, BTW) computer - integrated (Asus M3A78 motherboard with support of Hybrid CrossFireX) Radeon HD 3200 and discrete Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 512 MB. Maybe a bit ...
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Replace non-IPS screen with IPS one [closed]

Is it possible to replace a non-IPS led-backlit screen with an IPS one, on a laptop? Assuming the connector, screen size and resolution are the same. Edit: Since you found the question too broad, ...
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Will the Intel W2600CR2 accept Xeon E5-2600 v1 CPUs?

Given the currently very low price of used 8 core Xeon E5-2670 v1 CPUs, I'm looking for a matching dual LGA2011 motherboard. The Intel W2600CR2 fits the bill but is specified by Intel to support ...
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How can I safely remove my laptop's entire lid?

Short version: son uses laptop. Laptop is mysteriously broken. Something got badly crushed in the lid. After replacing both the LCD and inverter card I'm ready to declare the display defunct. ...
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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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Using a Second PC as a Resource-Extension [duplicate]

Background: I currently have 2 PCs at my disposal: A 6-month old Dell tower PC, running Windows 10 A 2-year old custom-built PC, with an Intel Core i7 processor, an NVIDIA G-Force GTX series ...
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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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How to know which RAM I can/should buy for my PC?

I have a relatively old PC (5 years or more) which has only 1GB of RAM. I'm running on Windows 7 and unfortunately it doesn't like being so senile... I have a Gigabyte mother board but I have no ...
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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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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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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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Can you have PC3L and PC3 RAM together?

I have a pair of DDR3 SODIMM RAM modules in my laptop, and I want to replace the 2GB for a 4GB that is compatible. So far I haven't been able to find an exact match but I found a very similar with a ...
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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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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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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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Upgrading from 2GB to 8GB RAM

I have a TOSHIBA Satellite Laptop which has 2GB RAM and an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, T5750 2GHz. I am considering buying an additional 8GB RAM for the machine. I have little knowledge about hardware and ...
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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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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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How do I find a graphic card that suits a specific motherboard?

I want to search for a graphic card that suits my motherboard, but I don't know how! For example, I have this motherboard, I don't know which type of graphic card should I search for. How can I ...
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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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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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What is the difference between WD Green and WD Caviar Green when replacing a drive?

I need to replace a disk in a MyBook World Edition and it says to only use Caviar Green yet when I search for Caviar Green NewEgg comes back with just Green with Caviar in the description. I already ...