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  1. GoldenGorrilla

    Question Swapped out faulty Mobo, now system wont post

    Spec: Ryzen 2600x ASUS TUF 3060 Ti OC Aegis G.Skill 2x8gb DDR4 3000Ghz (known to be faulty but worked on old motherboard, only had issues with clock speed running slow) Aorus A520 Elite Corsair CX750 Gold Running AIO water cooling on CPU, no leaks present. Old mobo: Gigabyte B450M DS3H The...
  2. Mangogamer

    Question What DIMM slot and changing frequency

    I have a b450m pro4 and g.skill Ripjaws at 3200 and ryzen 3 3200g I want to know what slots to put my ram in and how to put it at 2933
  3. Matt G98

    Build Advice Need Help

    Hey guys, I am running a computer with the following Specs Gigabyte Gaming Ab350 rev 1.0 Ryzen 5 1600 Nvidia 1060 3gb Graphics Card 24GB of RAM but only 12 Usable. 240GB Sandisk Ultra II SSD 1TB HDD I need help Can i upgrade the graphics card as well as improve the RAM which I can use? Or...
  4. B

    Question First Build Advice

    Building my first budget gaming rig (1.5k AUD). I intend to use this PC for light gaming (Overwatch, Valorant, CSGO, GTA5) and art programs (Clip Studio Paint, Photoshop). This is the current list! I'm open to alternatives (available within Australia). Thanks! PCPartPicker Part List CPU: AMD...
  5. S

    Build Advice Suggestions on my first build

    My first PC build! It would be great if I could get a few other more knowledgeable opinions on it! Approximate Purchase Date: This week (whenever I can get my hands on the 6800 xt) Budget Range: $1500 - $2200 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, streaming, browsing internet Are...
  6. Oribitus

    [SOLVED] Capable of running 6900 or 6800xt?

    Current Build. CPU: I7-8700K. 3.70GHz RAM: G.Skill 32GB (2X16) Ripjaw V Series DDR4 PC4-25600. 3200 MHz (For Intel z170) MOBO: ASRock z370 Pro4 LGA 1151. Intel z370 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s. PSU: Seasonic Focus Plus 850 Gold. Cooling: ID-Cooling Auraflow x360. (360mm CPU Liquid cooler 3x 120MM Fan)...
  7. M

    Question Replacing 2012 system build with all new components, making sure all are compatible and I'm not over spending

    Approximate Purchase Date: I'm hoping to buy in November Budget Range: Ideally sub $1500 USD with shipping, but if it's shipping that takes me a little over, i'll live System Usage from Most to Least Important: My biggest use is Path of Exile, streaming movies, some steam games and if...
  8. gloomi

    [SOLVED] CPU fan suddenly not detected, and AIO n/a, please help!!

    So I had someone over to build my PC for me yesterday, we tested everything, everything was good and working (minus the aio pump). He left, I took the PC to my room and plugged it in and went to bed. Now to the next day, I just tried to turn it on to test with my new monitor attached, and now...
  9. B

    [SOLVED] Baby's First Rig (Need Help!)

    I'm building a budget gaming rig (1.5k AUD). I use my PC for light gaming (Overwatch, Valorant, CSGO, GTA5) and art programs (Clip Studio Paint, Photoshop). Would appreciate some advice on my current list! Open to alternatives (if available in Australia). PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price...
  10. DaPro_Skillz

    [SOLVED] I’m planning to build a PC in the near future and wanted some feedback on my list.

    I wanted to save some money on my new PC. My friend and I have been tweaking this list for 5 months now, preparing. If there’s anything different you’d do, please let me know. Feedback would be great! The PC will be used for gaming in 1080p 144hz (GTA V, Minecraft, Warzone, Roblox), streaming...
  11. B

    [SOLVED] Stuck with bad(?) PSU due to pandemic

    Hi, first time builder here and first time posting in this forum :) (tl,dr at the end of the post) So sometime in March i finally decided to go to buy all my pc parts and build it, the thing is i had a tight budget at the time and when i went to buy the PSU i noticed i hadn't enough for the...
  12. T

    Question New X570 Build not working; freezing Memory management error

    Computer Type: Desktop; custom build GPU: Gigabyte Radeon RX580 8 GB; running at factory stock settings ( from old system in use now and stable every day use). CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3800x running at factory settings (returned today then re-buying the same thing again in case it was bad once I get...
  13. tbnrtianna

    [SOLVED] First Time Build: Are These Parts Good Together?

    Okay, so I've been researching parts for a while now, and I think that this is my best bang-for-your-buck rig. What do you think? I want something good for gaming, not over-the-top though, and I really like RGB (I know!). AMD Ryzen 5 3600 MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX m-ATX AM4 Motherboard ASUS GeForce...
  14. martian3781

    [SOLVED] Can i add RX 570 4GB to my PC?

    My current components are: CPU: intel i3-7100 3.9GHz Motherboard: GA-h110M-S2 Ram: 8 GB 2400 MHz Power supply: corsair cx-450W bronze I want to play at 1080p at more than 50 fps. After some months i will upgrade motherboard and processor when i get some money.
  15. B

    [SOLVED] pc build advice.

    I'm looking to build a new PC around a AMD Ryzen 7 3800x CPU. I would like the PC to be able to run any high end games at 100+ fps in 1440p resolution. My budget is anywhere from $1500-$2000. So far I have the CPU and samsung EVO SSDs.
  16. Doddsyy

    Question Need a little help with pc

    So i bought a new pc with the intention of changing the parts. I then decided against this afterwards and now it turns on but does nit display on the monitor.i will post a picture of inside of pc when i can. Thanks!
  17. K

    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. P

    [SOLVED] MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX with a Ryzen 7 2700x also build help!

    I wanted to buy a new PC for mostly gaming (1080p) but also editing but have no clue about it. Would this MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX motherboard be fine with a Ryzen 7 2700x? Is the stock cooler fine? Also if anyone could tell me if this was a good build, and which parts to take, it would be...
  19. S

    Question Pretty high spec computer - Doesn't run Premiere Pro very well - Please help me figure out why

    I have a fairly expensive desktop pc that my brother put together for me. I'm not super into the technical aspects with hardware and stuff on computers and how well they're supposed to perform so any help would be greatly appreciated. I feel like the pc should be able to run games more smoothly...
  20. T

    [SOLVED] Building a Linux development workstation - review my build?

    Hey all, So I am building a workstation for my web development work. I do my development mainly in java/javascript. So most intensive task most days is compiling the java. I also do some work with docker and SQL Server. I would like to have the option to spin up a few VMs in the future, but...