Forum discussion tagged with Advise.
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    Question Looking for a graphics card less than 305mm long and compatible with 650W PSU

    Hi all, I have a tricky choice to do. I need a graphics card (obviously the most performant possible) but I have 2 hard constraints: It needs to be less than 305mm long to fit my case (NZXT H1 old generation). Exact dimensions here...
  2. [SOLVED] Water Cooling Loop Review

    Hey guys, I would like your opinions on my water cooling loop layout. Thanks
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    Question Which laptop would have better light gaming preformance?

    I've been looking at two possible laptops to buy, the ASUS Zenbook 14 UX425EA-BM024T and the ASUS VivoBook S14 S433JQ-EB145R. The main use for either laptop won't be for gaming however I would like to be able to do some light gaming if able. Some games I have in mind are CS:GO, Valorant, and...
  4. EmperorKai

    [SOLVED] Need help --- PC is not turning on!

    My pc was fine the previous night I played cyberpunk for 5hrs then shut down my pc and went to bed, The next morning I turn on my pc, it makes the sound but doesn't turn on, no display, I checked my display ports behind and the monitor to see if its alright, then I open my case panel to have a...
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    [SOLVED] First PC - Need help with upgrade.

    Hi, I brought this rig and back in 2015 and it has treated me well. I am looking to either upgrade some parts where needed or if the whole system is completely outdated then I will have to start from scratch. Wanting some advise before I start buying parts, I'm not wanting a top of the line PC...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with rebuilding my PC

    Hello, My PC that I build a few years ago has finally bit the dust. I could use some advise in what I can upgrade to while possibly using some of the current parts that still are in working condition. It has been a while since I built the first pc so many things have changed in the market any...
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    [SOLVED] Would these parts be good/compatible before I purchase?

    So I am current trying to buy PC parts and these are the parts that I am currently looking into. Could a professional or someone with more knowledge than me check to see if the parts are compatible? GPU : Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 XT OC 4G CPU : Ryzen 5 3600x Motherboard : Asus prime b450M-A Case...
  8. CensoredBaquette

    [SOLVED] Advise before buying

    I am building a new pc and I wanted to do the final checks before I buy the thing and if I made a mistake somewhere I want my PC to be: quiet Fast (duh) reliable Low temperatures good looking (I don't want different colors, for example, The motherboard is white, the ram black, and the gpu red)...
  9. scurry93

    [SOLVED] New PC build, looking for advise.

    Hello everyone! I am planning to build a new PC soon and my friends have recommended the below specs which they think are suitable. However I would like to seek further recommendations or advise from you guys. For a start, the PC would primarily be focused on gaming build and VR but I would...
  10. Tomacio

    [SOLVED] Advise for a new PC build.

    Im pretty sure a lot of people has hade the same question but i guess not the same details, here it goes: Im building a i9 9900K, 1080 gtx founders edition, 16 gb ram (2x8) 3200 mhz, 1 ssd nvme m2 500 gb, corsair h100i cooler, etc. PC which i will have for like 6 months or 1 year and than ill...
  11. KaseyFa

    [SOLVED] PSU advice for 3900X build?

    Hi everyone, new here! I hope you can help me, I'm building a new system which I haven't done in a long time, with the following parts but I'm having a hard time choosing PSU and which wattage, I hope someone can help advise me! CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 Motherboard...
  12. Sovietua

    Question Gaming PC 2020

    Hello, I am going to build a new SFF PC for 2020 (even though I want to have it finished by mid-october). It is going to be strongly based on this, but using some different internals: View: I would, hereby, like to post the full spec list in order...
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    [SOLVED] What is in my case better to upgrade: my CPU, GPU or monitor?

    CPU: Intel Core i5 4570 @ 3.20GHz GPU; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Monitor: PHL 243V5 (1920x1080@60Hz) PC: Medion Akoya P5370 D ( I was thinking about buying a 144hz monitor because i game alot(fortnite)...
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    Question i9 please help

    i currently have i7 8086k anniversery edition would upgrading to an i9 be any better for gaming and video editing and recording music
  15. RC Knowledge

    Question im on a budget and need help looking for a reliable PSU any suggestions ?

    500+ i dont have a good psu so i have been looking around and its hard to tell what i should spend my money on
  16. EannaS

    Question Mid level gaming laptop advise

    Hi, I’m currently looking for a good mid level gaming laptop. (Ik it sucks compared to pc but it’s all I can work with right now for the foreseeable future so plz don’t answer saying buy a pc xD) I’m mostly considering an MSI laptop, but the graphics cards and ram confuses me a lot. Could...
  17. kenzy9

    Question Rate my PC build with advice

    I will play CSGO competitive/ranked, Also PUBG, R6 Siege and AC Unity&Odyssey. Need at least 60-75 FPS on 1080p Max-High Setting preferred. (Might live-stream as well) __ Feel free to criticize/suggest improvements/adjustments with reason. Though still need to look into more finicky...
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    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18234 Brings New Sticky Notes Features and More

    Microsoft released Preview Build 18234 to Skip Ahead members of the Windows Insider Program and announced major updates for Skype and Outlook. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18234 Brings New Sticky Notes Features and More : Read more
  19. Tallon Serkanic

    Looking for desk for a 3 Ultrawide monitor setup.

    I'm getting 2 more monitors (which are 25-inch ultrawide monitors). I'm wanting to spend about 100 to 120$ on Amazon (Amazon only sadly) on the desk. I want either a single desk/table or an L-shaped desk. I'm just unable to figure out how to set this up. The monitors are 23" long and I'm...
  20. Logan15

    HP Pavilion dv6 BIOS Corruption.

    Hi, My friend recently gave me two laptops so that i could recover photos off them. One a hp pavilion dv6 has a bios corruption this is the one she has given me to keep and use if i get it working. Anyway my problem is when turning it on the led's glow and the cpu fans spins but the screen...
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    my computer speakers work for 2 or 3 minutes after power on and restart then the sound disappears.but earphones work well

    my computer speakers only work for 2 to three minutes after power on or restart,and thereafter the sound disappears.but earphones work can i solve this problem?please help
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    whats the difference please ty
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    Thermal paste area on stock heatsink is smaller than CPU size?

    I just got a boxed AMD FX-4350 that comes with a stock heatsink and fan. The strange thing about it is that thermal pad (paste) that came on the heatsink is about a half inch square smaller than the size of the actual cpu. Is this normal? I assume that since it came packaged together this way...
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    All external storage have driver errors

    so i cant recall exactly when this problem started because i havent connect any external storage to my desktop pc recently. but now no matter what device, be it 2 different WD my passports or a USB stick they all show up in the device manager with driver errors. My passport ones show as my...
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    What kind of power supply do I need?

    I am running a hp pavilion p7-1125 computer. i added 4 more gb of ram to it that doesn't work but i will soon get a 1333hz ram that works with my computer. So what kind of power supply do i need if i want to upgrade to a sapphire radeon r7 240?
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    Looking for some graphics card buying advice:)

    I built my gaming pc about a year ago on a mid range budget (about $725 give or take a few bucks) and I love it and it runs great if I'm running Skyrim but with all these new games I'm just looking to make some upgrades. I didn't know hardly anything about computers when I set out to build my...
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    Compaq CQ2931EA Upgrade CPU

    Hi Guys, I have a compaq desktop PC and the current processor is the AMD E1-1200 APU CPU, my question is can I upgrade this to either an intel or stay the same with AMD but a much better one? The product link is here I would preferably prefer a quad core or a CPU with higher performace as I...
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    Need Help With PSU

    Hello, this is my first time here. I want to know if a Corsair GS600 will work fine with... I5 2500 NON K GA-Z68X-UD4-B3 4GB Ram @1033( 2x2GB) Gtx 650 NON ti Hard Drive 500GB Understand my budget is so low :??: EDIT: I dont plan use it with OC ( dont like to OC)
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    whats the best speed for a geforece gt 430?

    i wanna overclock my gpu but im not sure whats a safe clock speed. any help?
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    Best graphics card for $150?

    im looking for a graphics card that can play BF4 on medium to high settings (i dont care about AA, VSync, FXAA, or any of that), and get above 60fps consistantly. i want to stream DayZ (Mod and Standalone) at atleast 30fps, and my quad core AMD processor should be enough for that, the only...
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    gtx 760 cooling problem?

    hey guys i have a question: i just installed the gtx 760 oc version in my rig and i think i am getting high temberatures.i have 33 idle and in gaming i have somewhere between 60-65 i think. and when i close the game it gets down to 33 again very shouldnt be more cooler with this direct...
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    Windows 7 and Clone Displays

    I have 3 Displays Two displays will be at 1920x1080 we will call these display 1 and 2 they are extended monitor displays. The problem is the third display needs to be 1024x768 and a Clone of either display 1 or display 2. With in windows 7 and my Nvidia display drivers you are unable to have a...