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    Question Is it safe to use isopropyl alcohol 91% on CPU pins

    So today I had to take out new ryzen 5 3600 and i guess I went overboard with the thermal paste but I got some on the cpu pins only like 5-6 I got the majority of the big stuff just can't get the small nith gritty stuff is it safe to use a toothbrush with alcohol on it and.softly brush it off...
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    Question So i recently upgraded from a ryzen 3 2200g to a ryzen 5 3600 and I went a little overboard with the thermal paste and some got on the pins!

    It's only a few pins 5-6 maybe. Ive seen that q tips, tooth picks, and 91% isopropyl alcohol will work. Is that true and if not what do I use. And what would happen if I didn't get all of it off and tried to use it? Does it just need a stable connection. One more thing how would I go about...
  3. jinkies29

    Build Advice I need to upgrade my PC, help!

    Hello! (first time poster, please be kind) A while ago I came into possession of an Advent DT2111, passed down by my brother. I want to be able to upgrade it, ideally on a low budget (the pandemic has hit hard), but I am still a little unsure on the upgrades to make! I would want the system...
  4. Atilanon

    Question Minecraft shaders performance has suddenly halved itself ?

    Hello. I play on a Minecraft server with my friends, on which i play with shaders. Now, for the first few weeks, all was perfect. Shaders on high settings got anywhere from 70-117FPS. but then weeks later, i noticed that the frames would slowly decrease, starting in the 100's and slowly...
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    Question Is my R5 5600X turboing properly?

    I got mine back in like January, and back then I don't remember if task manager was reading max turbo properly, but now, according to HWInfo and task manager, my CPU will only boost to about 4.2GHz under an all core load (AIDA64 FPU stability test). HWInfo Perf clocks will read 4.6, but the...
  6. sultandevin

    [SOLVED] PC restarts when playing games with new GPU (no BSOD) ?

    Hello, I recently added a GPU (RX 570) to my PC, here are the specs: Ryzen 3 2200g ASRock B450 Pro4 T-Force DELTA DDR4 2x4GB 3000Mhz (OC 3200MHz) PowerColor RX 570 Aerocool VX Plus PSU 550W 80+ V-Gen M.2 NVMe 240GB WD Blue 500GB (5000 RPM) Seagate Barracuda 1TB (5000 RPM) - i installed this...
  7. diptodas

    Question My device has PECI version 1 and voltage about 450w maybe,Which one best for me?

    My graphics card right now is an Intel G33/G31 Express Chipset Family and I would like to upgrade it so that I can play somewhat recent games such as Battlerite, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Starcraft 2. Here are my other specs. CPU: Pentium Dual-Core E5300 2.6GHz. CPU Speed: 2.6 GHz...
  8. ChoiceJake

    Question My pc keeps on frezing and making a weird noise buzzy sound and forcing me to hard reboot

    this is what happens to my pc View: My specs is, Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz Video Card Radeon RX 5500 XT RAM G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB 32 GB Power Supply Gold 850 watt psu Motherboard ASUS-Z170-A SSD Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe...
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    Question Ryzen 5 3600 vs 10400f?

    Which one should i go with? (The I5 is 145 euros and the Ryzen 5 is almost 200 euros)
  10. dempy19

    Question After 7 years, it's time to upgrade...

    Hello wonderful community! I've been a part of this community for a while now and I've had the same PC since 2013. The community had helped me choose my parts and even offer ideas for upgrades when I looked for them through the years. I've recently noticed how I can't really multitask anymore...
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    Question My ultimate PC build!

    Hey! After many days of research, I finally finished with selecting the components for my future PC. I must say that without help from members of this wonderful forum I would never do that. So thank you, everyone. Right now before I press the button "Buy Now" I need to get approval from you...
  12. R

    Question Best motherboard for AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

    Hello everyone! I need help once again :unsure: I'm looking to buy the best motherboard for AMD Ryzen 5 3600x processor. Price, design, and RGB options are don't matter! Here is my build : Motherboard - ???? CPU - AMD Ryzen 5 3600X Cooler - AMD Box Cooler GPU - ASUS RX460 (My old GPU. I decided...
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    Question [Ryzen 5 5600X] Upgrading PC - Need compatibility review and recommendations to improve my selected components

    PCPartPicker Part List CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor (Purchased For $325.00) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 64.95 CFM CPU Cooler (Purchased For $0.00) Motherboard: MSI B550M PRO-VDH WIFI Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($108.99 @ Amazon) Memory: *G.Skill Flare X Series 16 GB (2 x 8...
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    Question Can't install OS from USB Drive

    Hi Guys, I had an Intel motherboard and CPU and I Upgraded to the following: GIGABYTE B550 AORUS Elite v2 AMD Ryzen 7 3800X G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) Sapphire 11265-67-20G Radeon Pulse RX 580 8GB GDDR5 Cooler Master Watt 650 Watt The problem I am having is that I cannot install a...
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    Question Would this freesync monitor work with MSI GeForce GTX 1660 6GB Gaming X Graphics Card?

    I have this monitor ( and it supports freesync and I want to know if I can buy this GPU ( and have the freesync still work? Thanks in advance!
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    Question Can’t seem to remove the pump unit?

    Sorry I can’t send any pictures, but I am trying to remove a h150i. I have unscrewed the 4 screws but the unit is still stuck solid and I can’t find anything else holing it down. It’s attached to a zenith extreme alpha motherboard Thanks!
  17. [SOLVED] Help! My PC is failing constantly!

    Hi, I'm not that new with PC building, and I've fixed some issues with some PCs I've had, but right now, I'm lost. It's been around 3 days that I've been having a really annoying issue with my computer, it just randomly freezes and disconnects from my Ethernet connection, after that, in...
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    Question Which CPU cooler is the better choice?

    I am considering getting a custom-built pc from I would want to choose a cpu cooler fan that does not cover up any of the memory slots. I think that leaves me with only two choices. The "AMD Ryzen Premium Wraith (Spire?) CPU Cooler for Socket AM4" and the "Cooler Master...