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    [SOLVED] Cooler for Ryzen 5 3600 or 8gb of RAM?

    I'm building a new computer and i bought 8gb of RAM. I bought only 8 because i know that the performance are good enough most of the time, except when multitasking (photoshop+premiere+chrome etc), now, while looking for a CPU cooler, a guy here told me that the stock cooler for the 3600 is good...
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    [SOLVED] Cheap cooler for Ryzen 5 3600

    Whats up guys, i need to build a new computer, i only have the cpu cooler, and case fans left to choose. I bought a Thermaltake H200 TG case, https://www.thermaltakeusa.com/h200-tg-rgb-2.html , and i was thinking about buying a GAMMAXX GTE V2 for my cpu...
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    [SOLVED] Is the Ryzen 5 3600x worth buying over the 3600 for 20€ more?

    I need to buy a new build, and i know that there's pretty much no difference between the Ryzen 5 3600x and the 3600, but since there is a small difference, 20€ (200€ vs 220€), I'm a little undecided. I dont care about the better cooler of the 3600x since i won't keep the stock cooler anyway. I...
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    [SOLVED] Is this a good build for 544€?

    Hi everyone, I've been trying to choose some components to make a new computer for the last few days. I'm a college engineering student and I'll use it mostly for Matlab, Mathematica, programming, some 3d designing, and a little gaming. My problem is that i'm on a budget, and i'm really trying...
  5. Oribitus

    Upgrading PC. Need Opinions!

    Hello, and thank you in advance for the input! I've always had good luck posting on these forums with build questions. I'm looking to purchase the 3090 when it drops on the 24th. (My Current Build) Processor : i7-8700 CPU @3.70Ghz RAM : 16GB MOBO: ASRock z370 Pro4 Card: NVidia GTX 1080 PSU...
  6. FirstMateGrayson

    [SOLVED] HELP!

    So, I am new to building a PC and was wondering if someone could help me understand if the good components I picked out are compatible (I am also trying to keep the price at around $1400-1700,), CPU: Amazon.com: Intel Core i7-10700K Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 5.1 GHz Unlocked LGA1200...
  7. MattJM00

    [SOLVED] Conflicting Advice on OEM PSU's

    Hi, I've been looking to swap out my Dell XPS8910's OEM Nvidia GTX745 4GB card, currently with an Intel i7 6700, 8GB ram and 2tb HDD+ 32gb SSD. I'm considering purchasing a 1660TI, with a 450W recommendation (particularly Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Ti OC). However, as this is an OEM 460W PSU it...
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    [SOLVED] Staying with DDR3? (GPU Upgrade)

    Hi, I seriously need some help. I currently have an i7 3770 (non k), 8gb of DDR3 and a GTX 1060. I wanna upgrade to a RTX 2060 and 16gb of RAM. Basically all I need is more power in the GPU department and more RAM. That's about it. Now my question is, should I get a set of 16gb of DDR3 (which...
  9. blackdeath543

    Question FPS issues

    Hello, I have recently noticed that I am getting a lower FPS then I believe I should be when I am playing games, I specifically notice it when playing smite. This is my build: AMD Ryzen 7 2700 3.2 GHz 8-Core Processor Corsair H100i PRO 75 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler MSI B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4...
  10. J

    [SOLVED] Budget PC Build Advice

    So hi guys! I am currently building a new PC cuz I have to move back to Philippines. I have a budget of 33,000 php or 680 usd. So here's my current PLAN build. (Some parts are ordered already) CPU: i3 9100f (Bundle with MOBO) = 6749php/138usd MOBO: Biostar H310m (Bundle with CPU) GPU: Gigabyte...
  11. TXI_SOCOM

    [SOLVED] Is this a good deal???

    Hello everyone, Im looking to switch back to desktop and I’ve been looking around for good deals. I found this posting for €850 the components are Ryzen 5 1500x MSI x370 gaming pro carbon Gigabyte Aorus Ron 2x8 gb 3200mhz MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor 8gb Samsung 840 evo 750gb Cooler master G650M...
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    [SOLVED] Built PC in 2014, I've been out of the game for a while. Should I upgrade off what I have or start new build?

    Hi Guys, I built this PC in 2014 and I haven't really looked at components/upgrade/what's out there since. Running into a few performance issues at the minute - Randomly freezes, cannot handle big Adobe Premier/Photoshop files, ran out of C Drive Storage I'll post my specs below but should I...
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    [SOLVED] ~$1000 Computer Build/Headphone Advice

    Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP Budget Range: ~1000, might be willing to go slightly higher. After Rebates; After Shipping System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Game Development Are you buying a monitor: Yes, but maybe not right away? I currently own these two monitors...
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    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade my GPU, CPU and Mb

    I'm not considering a new build altogether because my other components (Psu, SSD’s and case) are just fine. my motherboard has had some problems though some of the back ports are blown out and some power issues.. ps Not an expert at computers. I don't even know why my CPU is worse than the ryzen...
  15. setter43

    [SOLVED] Would this case be suited to my build? (Fractal)

    Hey all, I have started a new build. I have chosen to go with the Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case. I am wondering it would worth buying some additional front intake fans to help with cooling. Thoughts? If I was to get additional fans I was looking at two Noctua NF-A14 PWM, 4-Pin...
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    [SOLVED] New Build advice

    This is my first time building a pc. I would like to make sure that all of my parts are compatible with each other. And if anyone has recommendations for better parts that still fit in my budget it would be greatly appreciated. My Build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/bvJPTC budget: around...
  17. J

    [SOLVED] Seeking build advice/critique for pc build ~£1500 budget - included my attempt at a parts list and full requirements.

    Hi guys, I've tried to be really thorough here. Filled in the full help form and included my attempt at a build. Any advice greatly appreciated. I haven't done this before, but I have put in a bit of consideration and time researching. Approximate Purchase Date: A month from now Budget...
  18. Arcene

    [SOLVED] What PSU to buy?

    I'm having trouble picking a power supply, I've ordered/have the following Ryzen 9 3900X Asus ROG Strix X570-E be quiet! Dark Base Pro 900 Rev 2 Case And while I do intend to upgrade my graphics card, I'll be using my Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti 8GB for the time being. I'm tempted to go for RGB...
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    [SOLVED] New Build - Feedback Appreciated

    Hi folks, I'm looking to put together a new PC build following the death of my previous one. I've put together some initial specs and would really appreciate your expert advice, comments and feedback! I'm looking to use it as a work PC (nothing too strenuous) but more importantly to play games...
  20. J

    [SOLVED] Build advice

    Hi guys! José here from Portugal! I'm building my first PC for moderate gaming (CS:GO, Battlefield & F12019) and ocasional video streaming for 50" fhd tv. After a couple of days here's what I'm thinking: Kolink ATX Inspire K1 RGB MSI X470 gaming plus max am4 atx 4xd4 2933 sata3 usb 3.1 Corsair...
  21. Zepuu

    [SOLVED] Upgrading cpu

    My PC takes long time to boot up, start application etc... I'm trying to make my PC faster overall. I have: i3-2100 (3.1 GHz) GTX650 (2GB) 4GB of RAM (DDR3 1333MHz) 500GB Seagate Barracuda ONDA H61N motherboard 450W PSU (Chinese, I don't know the brand) Which one should I upgrade first? My...
  22. M

    [SOLVED] PC Build for Ableton music software

    Hey all. I am helping my brother with his first ever PC build. I myself have not built a machine in almost 8 years so any and all input is appreciated. His main use will be for the Ableton music software. Here is a not very useful article from Ableton: Ableton Help He most likely won't game on...
  23. SnickerinTurtles

    [SOLVED] Building 2 PCs need advice

    Hello everyone, First off let me start in advance by saying thank you for your help and advice. It is highly appreciated. I will admit I have not been keeping myself updated in the PC world and my knowledge is maybe outdated. I did try to do some research to update myself. So hopefully I am...
  24. P

    [SOLVED] Building a New Computer

    So my old computer is just totally gone. More work than it's worth trying to fix everything. Plus, it's a pretty old computer, almost 8 years old. Here's my link: https://secure.newegg.com/Wishlist/SharedWishlistDetail?ID=frvejtBul5JpMTEw%2bM5P%2bA%3d%3d I am going to buy the Logitech G900 on...
  25. derrotebaron

    [SOLVED] New PC Build Advice - budget $1200

    I am looking to build a new PC primarily for Adobe Photoshop AI/PS work (more hobby than professional) with a budget around $1200. Any suggestions/recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Thx
  26. J

    [SOLVED] New PC build advice

    I am about to get all these parts from BF to cyberM: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/r7kRTC So I may swap some parts depending discounts. Questions: Is all of this compatible? Will I need a wireless chip for this mobo? Is there anywhere that I am spending too much money as im trying to work...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade to current machine. A few questions?

    Hi All, I'm planning a upgrade to my current machine. I currently have: Intel i7-4790K Nvidia RTX 2080 16 GB DRR3 1666 (Corsair Vengeance) Intel Mobo? 850 Watt Corsair PSU (4 years old) I want to get: Intel i5-9600K Keep my GPU 16 GB DDR4 3000 (Corsair/G.Skill) MSI Z390-A PRO Keep my PSU...
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    Question just some advice and information about my build

    My build I'm looking to do just looking for information or advice out there about what graphics card to go for and overclocking potential Artic 750w gaming black Asrock b450m steel legend And ryzen5 2600x Kingspec m.2 512gb special Seagate Barracuda 4tb Gloway ddr4 8gbx2 3200 Amigo RGB 1200...
  29. J

    Question Which GPU's will fit in my M32CD Series?

    I wanted to upgrade my GTX 950 for a better GPU but I'm not to sure which ones will fit in my PC. I have a M32CD Series. My Specs: OS Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 6700 @ 3.40GHz Skylake 14nm Technology RAM 16.0GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1063MHz (15-15-15-36) MOTHERBOARD ASUSTeK...
  30. J

    [SOLVED] PC build advice

    HI! I'm putting together a pc for Gaming and some video editing. I would love some criticism on this setup. Specialty if I'm missing anything. Also, this is my first time doing this! I already own some SSD's and HDD's that's why they are not on the list. this is still a work in progress so every...
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    [SOLVED] Is this build fine or does it contain something unnecessary/ upgrade-worthy?

    Processor AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Mainboard MSI B450M Pro-VDH Max GPU AMD Radeon RX 5700XT Custom (8GB GDDR6) RAM 16GB G.Skill Aegis 3000Mhz SSD 512GB Intel 660p SSD (NVMe) PowerSupply 500W Bequiet Pure Power 11 Case...
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    [SOLVED] Is this build good for my budget?

    Hi, first time building a PC on my own and im currently planning on buying this build. My budget is around 700 - 800 €. I already own the monitor. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance :) ,YKHastur Processor AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Mainboard MSI B450M Pro-VDH Max GPU Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti (6GB...
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    [SOLVED] Am I better off with liquid cooling in this build?

    https://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/zRZ8K4
  34. Y

    [SOLVED] Any recommendations or issues with this build?

    Component Item Price (AUD) CPU Intel Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $579.00 CPU Cooler Noctua NH-D15 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler $125.00 Motherboard Gigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $385.00 Memory G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $160.60...
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    Build Advice 2nd Opinion on my intended Build, input welcome!

    Hello all, I've put together what I intend to be my desktop PC for the next 7-10 years, and I'd love to hear some second opinions from everyone, on what I might change, if anything. Please keep in mind that I am aware that the second SSD will most likely need replacing around halfway through...
  36. jAm1339

    [SOLVED] Thoughts on first custom college build

    So I decided to use some student finance to create a custom pc for uni/gaming and a few other things for under £1500 (it cost just under £1400 when I bought it all and built it)as an upgrade from my old AMD 1100T Black Edition with 8GB of unsynched RAM (due to having to buy what I could afford...
  37. A

    [SOLVED] Suggestions or advice on my first build

    Hi, so I'm planning to build my first ever PC and here are the specs I've chosen. I'd like an opinion on things I could change or if this is good? I plan to use this PC for general use, but also to game on it. If needed I can go 100 or 200 euros up (for a well worthy upgrade/change or something...
  38. E

    [SOLVED] Help upgrading graphics card (pc noob)

    Hi there I am considering upgrading my gtx 1080 for a rtx 2080 bearing in mind my pc was prebuilt and I have very little pc experience. My current specs are: I7 8700 Gtx 1080 32gb ram 2tb SATA hdd 256gb ssd 460W Air cooled chassis My question is, will I have to change anything else in my pc to...
  39. E

    [SOLVED] GPU has died, what to buy for new system?

    Hello everyone. Sadly my GPU has died, it has been deactivated by Windows and I have tried to fix it to no avail. Luckily I was going to buy a new one in the near future, but now it needs to happen somewhat earlier than anticipated. I have around 1000 euros as a budget, although lower budgets...
  40. J

    [SOLVED] Thoughts and opinions on my build

    Hey, im building a new PC that would be used mainly for machine learning and some gaming on the side. I would really appreciate if you could give me some opinions on my build and if there are any parts i should replace with another. Here goes ! AMD Ryzen 3900x (I would be using the stock cooler...