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    Build Advice (Mostly) New build. RAM, Mobo, Cooling Advice

    Putting together a mostly new build with a Ryzen 7 5800x, which is a switch from my old Intel so ending up with a mobo swap and figured ram could do with an upgrade as well. Couple other questions mixed in. Already own. Questions. CPU: Ryzen 7 5800x GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 (Not super) <-...
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    Question Help upgrading my PC

    So far I have an EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Superclocked Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card and an Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor and a Z170-A USB 3.1 10Gb/s ASUS motherboard. Oh, and I don’t have much RAM, just a 4GB Kingston HyperX Fury Black of 4GB, although I am unaware of the...
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    Build Advice First time build - feedback much appreciated

    First time using the forums here so I hope this is all good. And sorry for the long, drawn-out post, wasn't sure if I should include all of it but ended up just pressing post. XD --- Approximate Purchase Date: waiting on Black Friday sales (am hopeful prices will go down somewhat, fingers...
  4. MarioRud

    Build Advice NZXT H1 + 3070 Build

    Hey all! I'm planning on building my second PC ever in the next few weeks or so and was looking for some advice and opinions on my choices for it. My desired specs (as of now): Case/AIO/PSU: NZXT H1, arrived today, looks beautiful. RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB 3200mhz, currently in my...
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    Question Better alternatives to Cooler Master Hyper 212 Black Edition ?

    I need a cooler, and i was thinking about the cooler master hyper 212 black edition: https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/coolers/cpu-air-coolers/hyper-212-evo/ I can't get one bigger than this, this is really at the limit. Do you think there's a better cooler on amazon.it with a similar price?
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    Question AMD CPU better than the Ryzen 5 3600

    Is there a CPU better than the Ryzen 3600 with a similar price? The price is so expensive right now https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B07STGGQ18?psc=1 i dont want to spend 214 euros for something that cost 170. Is there something better than this CPU for the in the same price range? I got a MSI...
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    Build Advice Finally upgrading my 2017 build.

    Hello everyone. I posted here years ago when I was doing research for my first gaming PC build. I'm finally upgrading that build, likely with a RTX 2060 Super, and so I need advice on what parts I may need to upgrade alongside my graphics card. I've currently been running a GTX 1060. Here is...
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    [SOLVED] Will a cheap motherboard affect performance?

    I'm going to get a ryzen 5 3600 and gtx 1660 super, I got mixed advice on the motherboards. I'm trying to save money by getting a cheaper motherboard so I can buy other stuff like a better ssd and more ram. But apparently the b450's I'm looking at have bad "vrm"? Like pro4, d3sh etc. and I'm...
  9. Mark420

    Question Please tell me if this offer is good value/ is good enough for streaming with high fps

    https://www.dubaro.de/mixxxer.php?products_id=3314 This is the pc What I would change is the cpu to ryzen 7 3700x And the ram to 16gb 3200 mhz aegis Also Id pick the Azza Blaze 231G 2x RGB fan case Please tell me if the motherboard/psu/cooling is good enough for streaming with high fps and...
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    [SOLVED] Can I cut cost on this video-editing build?

    I put together this video-editing pc ( https://pcpartpicker.com/list/6Jg8q3 ) build based on a few posts I found online, notably https://www.logicalincrements.com/articles/videoediting, and upgraded the CPU. As is, comes in at $600 (the ASRock mobo would add another $85, for a total of $685)...
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    [SOLVED] First Build Ever ($2000) Critique My Part Choices Please

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/tRTj9G Edit (refined per below posts): https://pcpartpicker.com/list/vKyLL2 Budget: max $2000 Usage: Gaming - looking to play CSGO, ESO (on highest settings), highest settings whenever the new elder scrolls comes out Trading - am an active trader, would like to...
  12. Terentius

    [SOLVED] Build Review and Refinement

    I haven't put together a PC since before AMD's ascension. Does anyone have any advice for me on the following build? It is primarily for modern shooters @ 1080p. I'm trying to future proof it as best I can (hence overkill PSU). Thanks! PCPartPicker Part List CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz...
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    [SOLVED] Is this a worthy upgrade?

    I'm currently looking to upgrade my system. I currently have a Core I7 4790k on some generic Intel MB, 20 GB of DRR3 1666 memory and a RTX 2080. Im planning on going to a Ryzen 5 3600 with a Gigabyte B450 AORUS ELITE MB and 32GB DDR4 3600 (G.Skill RGB) memory. Is this upgrade worth it and can...
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    [SOLVED] PC under 40K (India)

    Approximate Purchase Date: within 4-5 days Budget Range: 40K INR System Usage from Most to Least Important: Netflix and chill, Gaming, Light work Are you buying a monitor: Yes Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: e.g.: Amazon.in, Flipkart.com (Any website that delivers in...
  15. AtotehZ

    [SOLVED] New Office workstation, built around 3950x

    Hello, I've been asked by my father to put together a PC for their coder at work. He uses: Compiling(almost everything under the sun) Multiple VMWare Sometimes SQL Servers for testing 4 Monitors The theme for the build is "as cheap as possible without bottlenecking the CPU". I was sent...
  16. Nightwielder

    [SOLVED] What cables and connectors do I need for my build?

    I'm looking to build a really nice gaming PC that can handle anything I throw at it. I want your opinion on my choices in hardware and also recommendations for what wiring materials (cables and the like) I will need. I only listed one hard drive as I already have a few tb+ hhds I can use for...
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    [SOLVED] PC rebuild Suggestions

    Hey, My current build is 5 years old so looking at updating. (I ONLY WANT TO UPDATE IF 30-50% performance increase). I work in 3D using Maya/Vray and currently am getting some crashes (especially with 2 monitors and using 3D software) Thing is i wasn't seeing high % numbers on the CPU or...
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    [SOLVED] Help with VR Build

    Never built a PC before, always been a laptop owner. Needing a mid-tier computer - am I on the right track? Mostly worried about my pieces not being compatible Looking at purchasing a HTC VIVE https://www.pbtech.co.nz/build/14136 Alternatively looking at a Ryzen build like this...
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    [SOLVED] First build advice,replies much appreciated

    Hi, i will build a high-end PC in a couple of days and i want to see what you guys think of the parts i selected.. are they okay? is something not worth buying? etc.. just to clear things up im a newbie at computer building and stuff so the thing i put into the build are from internet search for...
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    [SOLVED] What is the best high end build within the next 1-2 Months

    I'm looking for advice on a very high end build. I need better speed when I'm doing work on my computer. Budget is less of a consideration, but i'm not looking to waste money either. I think I'll probably upgrade my current build so I have more money for the new CPU/mobo/ram. I think I saw...