Advice Needed

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    Build Advice New PC Advice

    Hello all, First of all, thanks for any feedback =] Currently wanting to have a good upgrade on my pc, some of my pc parts are reusable. This is for a gaming build am not an overly hard core gamer however I would like to build a PC that will last me a few years without requiring updates, What...
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    Question (Complete build) I think I'm close, can you tell me if I screwed up somewhere?

    Hi guys, I've read up on a lot of stuff last couple of weeks, but I admit I'm definitly not a pro. Good job or brutally honest, give me your best shot! Can you help me out? https://pcpartpicker.com/list/BsPnP3 Just a few thoughts behind the setup: I based this around the ryzen CPU and the...
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    [SOLVED] DO I NEED TO BUY A NEW POWER SUPPLY

    My PC : Intel i5-3470 10 GB DDR3 RAM gt 710 2GB DDR5 WD 500 GB HARD DISK I am planing to upgrade my gpu to RX 570 4gb . So do i need to buy a new power supply ? Here is a pic of my current power supply : https://imgbbb.com/image/XdBtH...
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    Question Upgrading my system

    Hey guys I am planning to upgrade my system and wanted to ask what you guys would recommend to upgrade? - MB Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 Intel Z170 So.1151 Dual Channel DDR4 ATX Retail - Intel core I7-6700K (4x4,0) - PSU 600 Watt be quiet! Straight Power 10-CM Modular 80+ Gold...
  5. mcanavino

    MSI GE75 Raider or Lenovo Y740?

    Hi, Looking at either an MSI GE75 Raider (GE75023) https://us.msi.com/Laptop/GE75-Raider-8SX/Specification Or an Lenovo Legion Y740 (81HH0003US) https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/legion-laptops/legion-y-series/Lenovo-Legion-Y740-17/p/88GMY701062#tab-customize Both seem to have same general...
  6. Mghock21

    Question Which to buy to upgrade

    I need some help picking a PC to buy that my son can upgrade. The one he had died because the upgrades he added were too strong. So now we need to buy a new one and upgrade the gaming card, pay, and cpu to the ones he has now. Meaning it doesn’t need to have great ones to start since we will use...
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    Question I'm having trouble picking a pc out to run Overwatch on and I need advice

    Hi, I have a 1400 dollar hard budget and I want to buy a desktop that can run Overwatch at 75+ FPS on Ultra settings at 1080p. The only catch is that my father insists on having it pre-built, preferably from letsbld or IBuyPower. I would like to maximize every part possible while keeping it...
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    Question 24 or 27 inch monitor?

    So I looked online and find mixed messages, so I’m going to ask for other people’s opinions. I found a monitor, qhd wide, 144hz, and 1ms response time. I can get it as 24-inch, or a 27-inch. The 27-inch is about $370, the s4-inch is $330, the only difference is the screen size. There is also a...
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    Question Upgrading my old Desktop PC

    Hello there! About 7-8 years ago my parents were kind enough to gift me a PC of the brand Packard Bell, model imedia 3850. Specs: Processor - Intel Core i5-2300 2.80GHz Graphics Card - Nvidia GeForce GT420 Motherboard - acer h67h2-ad Ram - 4GB Supply Unit - hipro hp-d250aa0 (250W) I would...
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    Question Considered upgrading my GPU, but now I'm unsure if anything in my computer would need to be upgraded instead. Need opinions.

    Hello! So, I have some basic hardware knowledge, mainly in terms of GPU and a little CPU stuff, but not so much everything else. Recently, I went looking at a monitor that was 120hz, 3440x1440p. I quickly found out that my graphics card cannot run such a monitor at a decent framerate, so I went...
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    Question Question about Frequency on Cellular 4G booster

    Hi everyone, I am having poor connection speed due to living on the outskirts of the city and wanted to try cellular signal booster for 4G. I am not an expert there please bear with me. From what I found out according to my Iphone field test that the frequency of my provider runs is at 1800mhz...
  12. St3r3kfan24

    New to building here, Need some advice

    Hey Gals and Gents, I'm new to building PC's and would like to not break the bank... I am wanting to stream to twitch/fb/yt, interact with my followers, and utilize a webcam all at the same time. I used my general knowledge of computers (which is more like intermediate than novice) to create a...
  13. Moribund

    Question Looking for freeware program for camera with the most options

    I am looking for freeware which would allow me to film blog type videos for you tube with the most options. For example, some of the software I tried in the past would only allow me to use the crappy microphone built into my camera, rather than a much better quality USB 3 microphone built into...
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    Question Building a new pc, need advice

    Hello fellow gamers! I have quite a decent rig right now which serves my needs, let's say, just fine. Although it performs well now, I want to make a future proof pc that can last for at least the next few years. Right now i have an old haswell cpu, which still packs a punch (i5 4570), 12gig...
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    Question Motherboard advice:HDMI

    Sooooooo, I just ordered a case because I’m building a computer, and the next step is a motherboard. Here are my expectations. AMD, Micro ATX, and AM4 ( if you find somethjng else still send it, still unsure what socket I want) But I’m looking for one without an HDMI input on the side panel...
  16. Zombiejanitor

    Question Gaming pc build advice

    Hey so not to sound stupid but I’m trying to build a gaming pc and I was wondering if I could get some opinions on the topic. I’m trying to make it affordable within my budget and if I go with the 2700x I can also get a zotac 2080ti. With a G sync gaming monitor, keyboard/mouse and headset this...
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    Question Gaming pc help

    1. I recently bought a prebuilt system, and i was thinking of doing subtle upgrades but i started thinking deeper. I dopnt have an SSD, just a 1tb HDD at 7200 rpn, was thinking of getting a Samsung EVO 120 or 240 gb SSD to put in, or if im feeling frivolous, an M.2 ssd, So id like an opinion on...
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    [SOLVED] NEED INPUT ON THIS

    Ok so right now I have a r7 260x if I upgrade to a rx 570 there will definitely be a significant improvement in performance, for example on a game like fortnite right? current build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PXc7nQ
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    Question Choosing a graphics card

    I'm looking to update my graphics card, i'm currently using an Nvidia Geforce 750. My concern is getting any sort of bottlenecking issues. My specs are: Processor: AMD FX 4300 Quad Core Motherboard: AS Rock N68-GS4/USB3 FX Power supply: 400W Budget is between £350 - £400 Been looking at the...
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    Build Advice How does this gaming build look?

    Hello everyone. Its been a while but I am in need of advice on a new build that I will be putting together for someone else. They care a bit more than I'd like about the overall appearance of the build so I've tried my best to match everything as much as possible. I've tried my best to push the...