build advice

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    Question 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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    Question 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...
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    Build Advice HELP! Upgrading/Building PC (Is it worth it?)

    MY CURRENT BUILD: GPU: RTX 2070 Super AORUS 8G, 8GB GDDR6, PCI-E 3.0 (Upgraded already from my GTX 970) CPU: Intel Core i7 6700 BOX Skylake PSU: COOLER MASTER MWE 650W 80+ Gold RAM: KINGSTON HyperX Fury 16GB (4x4GB) 2133Mhz DDR4 SSD: ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro Series 1TB NVMe SSD, PCIe 3.0 SSD2: SSD...
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    Question Upgrading Advice

    I have a ASUS M32CD Series i bought back in 2017. I plan on upgrading the PSU from a 350W to a EVGA 650W & the GPU from a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 to a GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1660 TI. With my specs listed below is there anything i need upgrade as well? Will everything be compatible with my new...
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    Question Which GPU's will fit in my M32CD Series?

    I wanted to upgrade my GTX 950 for a better GPU but I'm not to sure which ones will fit in my PC. I have a M32CD Series. My Specs: OS Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 6700 @ 3.40GHz Skylake 14nm Technology RAM 16.0GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1063MHz (15-15-15-36) MOTHERBOARD ASUSTeK...
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    Question What motherboard to go with Ryzen 5 3600?

    Hello! I recently bought all the parts for a build, including an Asrock Fatal1ty x470 GAMING K4 motherboard. The mobo's product page on newegg says "Ryzen 3000 ready", it's even in the product name... But when the mobo got here, I built the PC and it just powered on for a short time, then...
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    Discussion Gaming PC Build Advice Please!

    So upon deciding to upgrade my CPU, I quickly realised I need to upgrade my motherboard & subsequently build an entire new PC (with a few of parts carried over from my current build). As an absolute novice, I figured it'd be easier to ask you lovely lot a series of questions or receive...
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    Question I Need some Build Advice and/or Suggestions for a new $1000-$1500 PC

    Hi, I’m looking to build a new Gaming/Workstation PC with a budget between $1000 to $1500. I’ve never built a PC at this high of a price range before and want to get opinions/suggestions on some good builds for me to consider, So I can have a solid starting point. I would like to get the most...
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    Build Advice Upgrading Advice

    Hello, I just wanted some advice on moving forward with upgrading my PC. I bought my pre-buildt gaming PC about 3 years ago not having the intentions of upgrading but now that i've been playing on the PC for years now i find myself in situations were i cannot run certain games due to my...
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    Build Advice First Build Ever: Minimum for Modded Fallout 4 / Skyrim

    I'm looking to build a PC after falling in love with the very limited mods on console for Fallout 4 and Skyrim. I have no experience with hardware though, and am worried about overspending. I want to be able to mod Fallout 4 or Skyrim with a large number of new content type mods. Mods that...
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    Question Which build would you go with?

    MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB Ventus XS 6G OC and Ryzen 5 1600 OR Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 6GB OC and Ryzen 5 2600
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    Question Will my PSU's Watt be enough?

    My planned system is : CPU: Ryzen 5 1600 Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro-4 GPU: RTX 2060 RAM: G.Skill Aegis 16GB DDR4-3000MHz (2x8) Storage: 1TB HDD & 120GB And I plan to get Corsair CX 450
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    [SOLVED] New computer for 1080p gaming and streaming.

    Hello, I am looking to get a new computer because the one I have right now is still stuck on ddr3 and just general old stuff. With this new computer and I am looking to play games at 1080p60fps and stream them at 720p60fps. I would be playing games like Rainbow six siege, pubg, csgo, Call of...
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    [SOLVED] Most efficient fan setup?

    I have a Phanteks Eclipse P350x and I was wondering what the most efficient 5-fan setup would be? I was thinking 2 140mm intake fans at the front and 2 120mm exhaust at the top and 1 120mm exhaust on the rear, but I am uneducated on efficient cooling and would like some more input. Also, if...
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    [SOLVED] Building New PC, Small Fire, Questions [SOLVED]

    Built a New Computer, Small Fire, Need Advice [Final Update] Got a new motherboard, installed everything again (new cooler since the last two melted), and every thing works perfectly. Ran memtest overnight and didn't find any issues, CPU only gets to around 55c while gaming (Metro, Monster...
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    Looking to upgrade

    Im looking to upgrade my CPU or GPU I've been thinking about A MSI GTX 1070 ti Gaming X I've been thinking about a i5-7600 My system
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    How can I have back my history?

    Usually my history lasts about three months .Please can I have it back?
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    Stuck on lock screen. No dialogue box for PIN

    I built a new PC the other day, everything went flawless and I have been browsing and playing games. Today, a game wasn't working right with my HTC Vive and a solution was to delete the files in safe mode. I did shift+restart but all I got was the regular lock screen. I click space to bring up...
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    HP Server OS on Raid 1 Crash - Question on Data D: Raid 5

    4 Days ago our OS Crashed on our HP Server. The Data for our company is in a separate raid 5 array and is still good. I tried to restore just the c: OS (Windows 2008 R2 SBS2011) from the windows backup that is on a USB. I used the Windows Command Install Disk and used the command prompt for...
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    PC Build has started crashing and refusing to boot

    I built a PC this year, and for a while it worked very well. It runs everything fine. About a month later, it crashed for the first time. It continued to crash every now and then until it got to the point where now it won't boot up properly; it restarts in the middle of the splash screen and I...