budget build

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  1. M

    Build Advice Anything wrong with this budget gaming build ?

    I'm looking to build a 1080p gaming (+ productivity) PC for AAA games (@ Medium settings). I'm getting the following parts for just over £500. I'll also be getting a GTX 1650 GPU later. How is this configuration for the price? I was gonna go for Ryzen 5 3600 but cost is higher than the Intel...
  2. T

    Build Advice Considerations for video streaming computer not game streaming

    I've got a request to build a video streaming PC. They're not going to be video gaming, but more like a video podcast type rig. I'm pretty sure the system requirements won't be as high as a video gaming streaming rig. Problem is I'm not sure if there are any specific considerations I need to...
  3. UserTom

    [SOLVED] Best budget gaming PC under 1050$ USD

    Hi, A friend I know wants to buy a prebuilt PC because he doesn't know anything about PC components. I'm trying to reach out for any one that can come out with the ''best'' custom build gaming PC that will be under 1050$ USD. That is the price the person is willing to pay for the pre-build but...
  4. _Jappu

    [SOLVED] Hardware Recommendations under $200?

    Hey y'all, I'm looking for hardware recommendations for my crummy old pre-built PC my parents bought me 4-5 years ago. Currently, I provided a few upgrades on this rig, a new PSU (An Inplay 500w PSU, was said to be 80+ Bronze-rated and only decided to buy this because I couldn't afford a...
  5. Arnob77

    [SOLVED] [Important] For Intel Cpu's Do I Need To Buy New Motherboard's Every Generational Upgrade? And Any Build Suggestions For A Life time PC!

    My Friend is Trying To Build His First PC . He Is Not Too Familiar With This Kind of Stuff. So I Am Trying To Guide Him A Little ((With Best Upgrade Ability And Best Value For Money))(it is Around 900$ Build. Monitor Not Included ) ( He is Going To Use It For Everything For Gaming To Graphics D...
  6. CavScout444

    Question Graphics card not displaying on diagnostics?

    So I'm working on a budget build, not really super knowledgeable on computers but I can get my way around building them, but I just installed an MSI 980 graphics card into my computer and it has an AMD Ryzen 3 3200g processor with a gigabyte motherboard and a 500W EVGA PSU. And at first it didnt...
  7. M

    Question Which graphic card should i get around the $100 u.s.? ( optiplex 3010 mt )

    Hello all, i have a Optiplex 3010 MT with I-5 3470 after market case, ssd, 600w PSU and 8g of ddr3 ram i really trying to get a GPU that would work the best for the $200 mark, i seen some nvidia ones and some amd which i have no clue about the amd side of things, some are 4g and some are 8g of...
  8. T

    [SOLVED] Need help with best computer pick

    Hi guys, I am looking into buying a computer to build. My budget is about 300$ but I would prefer to build one for 200$ or less so I can still have some money leftover for buying music production gear. The computer needs to be able to run the music production software Maschine and needs to be...
  9. P

    [SOLVED] Budget ATX mid tower case

    looking for a nice looking budget ATX case preferably under £50 but could push it to £60. needs to have good airflow and be black and fairly clean looking with no LEDs as it will be used for work. not bothered if it has a window or not. any suggestions would be appreciated, cheers.
  10. B

    [SOLVED] Looking for help to build out workstation for blender and video editing

    Sadly, my beefy pc from 9 years ago died thanks to an overloaded electrical circuit at my new location. I'm having a dedicated line brought in so that should not be an issue going forward. However, I need a new pc and I want an active or on-line ups to prevent this from happening again. The...
  11. C

    [SOLVED] £400 pc build

    Hello I really want to get into pc gaming but want to start with a budget build, all my main games will still be on console I want to play games like arma, dayz and other pc titles
  12. M

    [SOLVED] any recommendations on this build?

    PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | AMD Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Processor | $84.99 @ Amazon Motherboard | Asus PRIME B450M-A/CSM Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard | $76.98 @ Amazon Memory | Corsair Vengeance LPX 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory | $44.99 @ Amazon...
  13. ReubenK21

    Question HELP! My RX 570 performance has halved after Nzxt cam accidental voltage boost to 10%.

    Hello everyone! The other day I decided to overclock my MSI rx 570 to try and squeeze out some extra performance and I used nzxt cam as I have a kraken x52. I put the voltage to 5% and increased the core and memory clock in 50 mhz increments until it crashed. Then stupidly I decided to increase...
  14. Insane Potatoz

    [SOLVED] Will this be able to do a mild overclock?

    Hello everyone, I have a personal build I am going to do that will have a Ryzen 5 2600, and a B450M pro4. I was wondering if I could do a very mild overclock on this CPU to get it to about 3.7 ghz on this board. Is it possible? If it is, can you guys recommend a cooler for it to me? I'd like the...
  15. A

    Question "AMD Certified RAM"?

    I want to build my first PC: CPU: Ryzen 5 3400G Mobo: Gigabyte b450M ds3h RAM: (?) Memory: 240Gb M.2 Drive + 1Tb hard drive Power Supply: Corsair vs450 I want to have the Gskill trident z 16gb (2x8) DDR4 3200MhZ RAM kit but the shop said something like its not "ryzen certified" or "amd...
  16. A

    [SOLVED] I need Help First PC Build

    This is my First PC Build CPU:- i5 9400F Mobo:-MSI B360M Pro VH Ram:- G.Skill TridentZ 8Gb GPU:- GTX 1660 6GB GDDR5 PSU:- Corsair 450Watt I am really worried with the CPU ,MOBO and the RAM i don't have any way to update the Bios once i have the PC so i need a Good MOBO under 100$ that supports...
  17. happysquatch

    [SOLVED] Looking for a good budget friendly graphics card

    Hi! I hope everyone is having a great day! I am looking to upgrade my computer to be able to install a graphics card. I am hoping someone can help me figure out a graphics card for my system for under $200.00 . Listed below is what I have installed. Case: Cooler Master MasterBox Q300L mATX...
  18. P

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3600 with GT 610

    Hi, I'd like to go for a Ryzen 5 build on a tight budget. My plan is to buy the minimum hardware, keeping the budget as low as possible right now and then upgrade later on. As 3600 doesn't have an integrated GPU, I'm planning to use existing GT 610. Planned Specs: Ryzen 5 3600 B450 Tomahawk...
  19. N

    [SOLVED] what is the problem with ryzen 2600?

    my pc configuration : psu cooler master 550watts mobo - asus ex a320m cpu - ryzen 2600 ram- 16gb ram 2400mhz(3000 oc) graphics - gtx 1060 6gb i bought the processor around 2-3 months ago and when it was new, it was very speed and boot was fast and i din have to load if i open any app like say...
  20. L

    Question Upgrade Advice from a AMD FX 6300

    As the title says, I am seeking advice, help, push in the proper direction, wake up call in regards to upgrading my old budget pc components. Starting to notice issues so it's about that time to start planning an upgraded build (ex: El Gato game capture device doesn't function bc of CPU, CPU...
  21. E

    Question Trying my first build from scratch

    Hi there! I decided to build my own PC and I wanted to check if this will do for gaming with low/mid quality. Work too, but translation work is not usually heavy duty, only some image editing from time to time. Anyways, here it is: https://pcpartpicker.com/user/egoroboto/saved/6VLykL -I picked...
  22. HappyTorrent

    Question Best Xeon for Workstation Use and Light Gaming?

    First of all, hi y'all! Been a while since I've been to the forums, not a fan of the new UI for mobile though. Seems a bit clunky and the ads are much more aggressive, but that's not what this post is about lol. I'm looking to do a budget workstation/gaming rig. Yes, I'm aware of this magical...
  23. manineedhelp

    [SOLVED] Review for my budget pc build

    Hello, I would like anyone reading this to review the parts that I am planning on buying to build a budget AMD build. If you can please correct me if the components I have are not good/suitable or if I can find cheaper parts. According to my calculations, this build will cost me about 470€...
  24. J

    [SOLVED] First ever build.

    Hey. This is my first post. I would like to build my own cheapish pc that will play the odd game. I have a console which I prefer except for World of Tanks which I am able to easily use the keyboard. Apart from that I would like to be able to run Adobe PS and other like software but it won't be...
  25. B

    [SOLVED] What motherboard would you suggest to go with the FX-8350, Probably to use for some minor overclocking and needs to be fairly heat resistant.

    What motherboard would you suggest to go with the FX-8350, Probably to use for some minor overclocking and needs to be fairly heat resistant? Does anyone have a great motherboard suggestion?
  26. Y

    25 % bottleneck is bad?

    My CPU is Intel Core i3 7100 and GPU is 1060 3GB. bottleneck calculator said 25 % bottleneck. Do I have to change my CPU? Is it bad?
  27. S

    [SOLVED] Screwed up and bought an MATX case for my ATX mobo. Is it workable?

    Title says it it all. It's a ASRock AB350 Pro4 mobo and Rosewill - RANGER-M case.
  28. A

    Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3L and Gtx 1050 ti windforce oc edition

    Do work an Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3L motherboard whit an gigabyte Gtx 1050 ti windforce oc edition
  29. L

    HD 7850 1gb vs HD 6950 2gb?

    I am looking to buy a graphics card for my build and I can get the 6950 2GB for £32 and the 7850 1GB for £40. Which one should I go for?
  30. J

    Dual USB Recharging Faster?

    I have 2 camera batteries (1100mAh) that charge via USB to my PC. Is charging them both via the same USB cable any faster than doing them 1 at a time?
  31. M

    Graphic card for Dell Optiplex 755 DT

    Hello I just got this desktop and notice that I can't play games because there's no more update for the graphic and wondering this graphic will work-...
  32. J

    How much should i sell my Silverstone RV02 case?

    Heybguys im planning to change my case into a new one and I'm wondering how much this full tower case would sell nowadays..
  33. A

    Ram not working after multiple methods tried

    I have tried all of the common issues of ram not working and none of them have worked, I've tried resetting the cmos/bios and also the single stick method to only have 1 of my 4 sticks in at a time I'm running on a gigabyte z68 mobo with 2x 2gb .skill ripjaws DDR3 at 1333 MHz and 2x 4gb ripjaws...
  34. tontomania1

    CAN A Corsair VS Series, VS500, 500 Watt (500W), Active PFC HANDLE GTX 1050 TI?

    sHOULD i GET THIS Corsair VS Series, VS500, 500 Watt (500W), Active PFC FO RMY GTX 1050 TI?
  35. C

    change my USB back to English

    I somehow changed the Language on my USB.. How do I change it back to English.. everything else on my Computer is already in English..
  36. M

    No POST or beeps on new build

    This is my first time building a computer myself. The mobo seems to be receiving power (fans are spinning), but there is no video output or any beeps from the system speaker. I tried doing the checklist, but got stuck on the system speaker bit: what am I supposed to do when there are no beeps at...
  37. sorryboi

    Virus or just me?

    Greetings. Yesterday I was out and about, downloading files from the internet, until i accidentally downloaded a virus. Kaspersky detected it as a Trojan and it has created multiple files under its own name in my local appdata temp folders (accessible through %temp%). After that, I left my...
  38. K

    You like to build pcs? Come and help me please :)

    Hello I want to buy a new gaming pc in Lithuania so pcpartpicker doesint work for me. Everything in my country costs a bit more ofc.. so there is pages like 1a.lt or skytech.lt and others.So I want pc with intel proccesor,gpu NOT AMD(I just dont like it ) DDR4 16gb and other stuff.I dont know...
  39. GamingEnthusiast420

    Cooling Loop monoblock not compatible with mobo's IO shield... HALP!

    So I'm making a custom loop for my PC and it says on the monoblock desc. that its not compatible with the I/O shield of my mobo, what do I do??
  40. M

    2 Laptops with win 7 home premium

    Hello all, I have been requested by the wife to install boot camp on her Mac pro. I am wondering if I can use the win7 product key from 1 of my dead HP laptops that came with win7 pre-installed. 2nd question is it a better option to buy win10 and do they have a multiple licence upgrade...