advice

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  1. OrdJk

    Question I recently bought the DT 770 pro *80 ohm* and am having an issue with it

    I also own a UMC22 and decided to use the headphone port on there to power the DT 770 , So far It had no issues except for when I tried to use my microphone that is also plugged into the UMC22. Basically the issue is that I cannot use both the microphone and headphones because they both use...
  2. UserTom

    [SOLVED] 2021 PC build advice

    Hi, I am looking to build a new PC. I plan on using my current RTX 2080 and that's about it. My other components are old. Really old. I have set my eyes on multiple components but technologie is changing and I am mentally outdated. I need help filling the blanks and or giving advice/suggestion...
  3. M

    Question First time overclocking led to severe fps drops

    Yesterday I decided to try using msi afterburner and overclocking my laptop for the first time. I had no background information going into it so I was just following youtube tutorials on it. And a heads up, I am not very knowledgeable about things like this in general regarding laptops. The...
  4. W

    [SOLVED] Need help understanding NZXT's G12

    Hello, I have an MSI 1080 TI Armor GPU, as I'm sure most of you know the cooler is horrible on it (Gaming X 1070 IIRC) As such gaming at 1440p is possible but my card temps end up quickly at the high 70's early 80's in celcius, but more importantantly they reach these temperatures long after...
  5. dmff_007

    Question I5 9400F and what GPU?

    Hey! So I already bought all pc parts for my future PC (minus the GPU), but when I started to understand what was going on in the GPU market, I realized that I rushed in. I bought the I5 9400F CPU and was supposed to get a RX 580. But I made the choice to save some more money until the stocks...
  6. StuntZro

    Question Working on build and...

    Working on putting a pc together, don’t have it all the way, but just plugged in to check, the motherboard doesn’t seem to be getting any power/show signs of life when plugged in ? The power cables are set in the right slots but I get nothing. Any help?
  7. N

    Question Which motherboard shall I chose to buy?

    Hello guys. So I want to build a Ryzen system and I was looking for the motherboards. I can't spend lot of money on the motherboards so I did my research and I have to make choice between 3 motherboards. Gigabyte a520m Aorus Elite - 85$ Gigabyte b450 Aorus M - 95$ Third option is the combo -...
  8. TheKerangMan

    [SOLVED] PC Sparked (seeking for advice..)

    This morning when i turn ON my pc there's a 'sparked' sound and entire house went blackout! Since i have an opened air case.i had a glimpse that it came from the hard disk area.. Turn ON the house power main board and we have our lighting back. I plugged out and in back my pc power socket at the...
  9. C

    Question Hi! I'm building a gaming pc for the first time in nearly a decade. Need some help! Thnx!!!

    I built my gaming pc back in 2013 and it's fared well over the years. You folks actually helped build it! But alas all good things must come to an end. I poured tea down the vent and now it crashes often, hoping it doesn't crash as I type this. I want to use something like Ibuypower or a similar...
  10. Theojwh

    Question Fan speeds/advice

    Hey guys, I'm somewhat new to building computers but I’ve recently invested a lot in a brand new up to date system and I’d say I’m overly concerned for maintaining its health and life span lol. A few times now it’s frozen and crashed and the blue screen shows up saying, “Your PC ran...
  11. N

    Question Green lines but not in bios?

    Hello all, I have this one year old prebuilt PC with an RTX 3070. The computer has an issue where when it gets to the windows boot screen (black screen with the rotating dots) some green lines appear all around the screen, then I get a black screen and nothing else. The computer does stay on...
  12. ItsSynX

    Question Help/Thoughts to Upgrade PC

    Hi I would like to know your responses on a great budget on upgrading a PC. I want to play Rust on good FPS 70+ or any other games to play at an average FPS Rate not stuck with 40-45 FPS with low settings and having the system to have great response and quality. So far in this list that I own...
  13. A

    Question Need to buy a new HDD, any advice?

    Hi everyone, i got a new build but I'm still using a very old HDD and i really need to replace it before i lose everything. I don't know much about hard disks, i read that the NAS ones are very good but i don't know if they're a good choice for a normal computer (for storing videos, games...
  14. kappasushiii

    Question Mesh or solid front panel?

    I'm looking for a new pc case, I was going for aesthetics but I was wondering if I should go for a mesh or solid front panel, would a mesh front panel offer more airflow and lower temps, or is the difference compared to a solid front panel negligible. I also care about how much noise my computer...
  15. T

    Question Looking for PC Upgrade Advice

    Hey everyone, Long time reader, first time poster. Built a PC back in 2013 (ORPHEUS 2013 Build) with the intention of upgrading slowly, but I've fallen off following current tech and trends. Been having some processing bottlenecks recently that I'd like to address, especially when Chrome is...
  16. Help94

    Build Advice will my selected CPU cooler fit with my RAM and MOBO clearances

    Case: Matrexx 70 Mobo: Gigabyte B450m-ds3h GPU: Gigabyte RX 6800 master RAM: G.Skill Trident Z neo x 4 CPU Cooler: Gigabyte ATC800 Ive been planning to replace the stock cooler for my build and I want to go all gigabyte on my first gaming rig (ill upgrade mobo along the way I know its midrange)...
  17. glenjj

    Question Are they ripping me off?...

    So I bought a new pc from a very reputable site that assembled it for me, but I'd like some advice please guys on this situation. Timeline: First delivery, DOA, returned for inspection, dead GPU, replaced. Second delivery, DOA again, returned for inspection.. dead MOBO, offered an upgraded...
  18. S

    Question Advice for building a adobe suite/ gaming computer.

    Hello, this is my first time posting here because I want some advice on upgrading my current computer. I think I want to replace just about everything. But it also might not be necessary. I'm currently running a core i5 4690k with a gtx 970 and 16gb of ram. I have a 500gb boot ssd and a 1tb...
  19. L

    Question PC shutting down abruptly ?

    My PC has suddenly started shutting down abruptly when I click shut down via the start menu. In the attached video my pc takes about 10 seconds from clicking shut down in the start menu, where the fans ramp up in RPM, the hard drive can be heard bleeping, then in suddenly shuts down, with a...
  20. F

    Question PC won't turn on after installing GPU

    So I bought a XFX 5600 XT THICC ll, and when I tried to install it my pc wont turn on at all, not even my fans would spin. But as soon as I pull it out a nd turn the pc on its all back to normal.