Forum discussion tagged with build.
  1. C

    Question Buying or upgrading PC. What parts do you think would be the best option for me, given the details below?

    I am looking to run and record games such as Minecraft w/shaders and Cities: Skylines to start, with possible expansion into more AAA titles depending on what I can afford. At the moment my PC struggles with any screen recording, but especially when gaming. I use OBS and perhaps I could optimize...
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    Question Tear Apart My First Build (~$1,500 mid-range gaming / workstation PC)

    Tl;dr (More in-depth post below dotted line) What should I change? CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor Price: $279.99 CPU Cooler: Included with CPU? Or should I buy a separate one? GPU: Asus GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB TUF GAMING OC Video Card (Already owned) Motherboard: Asus TUF...
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    Question Music Production Build/Setup $5000 Budget

    I have a $5000 budget for a PC that I am going to be using primarily for music production, but I will also be gaming on this machine. The setup here includes not only a PC, but decent keyboard and mouse, three monitors plus stand, and a webcam. I already have most of my audio equipment that I...
  4. sevaksingh

    Question Can someone check if these parts are compatible

    here is my pc part picker link I am about to buy this and wanted some final clarity if all of the parts fit.
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    Question Motherboard for build

    Hi there, So my Asus z170 series has recently given up the goat, and I'm looking for something to replace it with now as it is no longer stocked anywhere. I have an Nvidia gtx 980ti, 16gb ddr4 ram (in 2 sticks) and an i7-6700k Intel processor. It would also be preferable to have a lot of usb...
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    Question Upgrade CPU and MOBO?

    I purchased a used prebuilt from CyberPower in 2018 and have slowly upgraded it over time to a custom build. I play at 1440p/144Hz and play a wide array of games, some more CPU intensive like Rust and R6. Some more GPU intensive like Squad, HLL, and Warzone. Disregarding the old parts, I have...
  7. CRJ3CPA

    Question Can I upgrade storage and memory before initial boot?

    I recently purchased an MSI laptop that's to be delivered next week. I also purchased a couple compatible RAM sticks (2 x 16gb) and an additional 500gb SSD. The computer comes with one 8gb ram stick and one 500mb SSD stock. This laptop actually has two slots for storage so I will just put in the...
  8. bryxn7

    Question No display on my new pc build

    Hey everyone! I have done my best to try and fix this problem. My PC seems to be running. The GPU is on, the fans are on, the USBs work. Everything seems to be on except the display. I have tried... reconnecting everything different monitors replacing mobo battery booting windows flash drive I...
  9. spartan5434

    [SOLVED] New PSU, when presssing the power button all fans turn on but then immediately shut down.

    MOBO RGB lights turn on but nothing happens on the CPU. We've checked all connections on the CPU and sata cables and everything looks to be plugged in correct. SPECS: Z390 gaming MOBO CPU: Intel i7 H100i AIO pump PSU: EVGA 850 gq The power light on the header stays on after pressing it but...
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    Question Which DDR2 RAM do I need ?

    Hello there! Can you please guys advice me which RAM to buy, here are my specs: CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo CPU E6750 @ 2.66GHz My current RAM: 2GB GPU: GT630 Motherboard: ASUS P5K SE My friend really confused about all this stuff and afraid that the RAM. Which DDR2 will fit in?
  11. Question Use this 1970's Kenwood Amplifier as a Case

    I have an old Amplifier from the 70's that doesn't work any more. I am inclined to turn it into a vintage looking gaming rig (under $2000). Can it be done? I should have prefaced this with... I have no idea what I am doing!
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    Question Building a Budget PC

    Good evening, I would like to build a budget PC for office and for some gaming, I don't want to go overzealous with the budget, but in the £100-£200 price range, but I am not sure which parts to buy that is within said budget, I don't mind buying certain parts which are used, now I have heard...
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    Question PC Build help/review

    Hi there, I'm building a PC purely for using audio software at a high level. I need good processing power and good RAM. I have put a low GPU in as I can always upgrade later on down the line. Do you guys have any advice or would you swap anything out to save more/squeeze more performance? All...
  14. N

    Question New pc build

    Afternoon, Im wanting to build a pc and wondering if you could help me with some parts Will be used for gaming such as warzone using software like adobe after effects, lightroom, photo and video editing etc my budget is £1000 and im in the uk
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    Build Advice Streaming build

    Hi! I'm trying to build a pc for my friend since his old one died beyond repair and he really needs one. It's a provisional pc until he can get enough money to buy a good one. The budget is ~500€ for everything plus ~200€ ( up to 300€ if needed) for the graphic card, This is what we have for...
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    Question Advice on a PC build I put together

    Hi there, I'm building a PC purely for using audio software at a high level. I need good processing power and good RAM. I have put a low GPU in as I can always upgrade later on down the line. Do you guys have any advice or would you swap anything out to save more/squeeze more performance? All...
  17. gsark

    Build Advice New Build For Programmer (Web DEvelopment)

    Hello, I am planning to upgrade my i5-3550 system. I am programmer majority works is for web development in nature but still want decent performance for app development, AI, ML related things. I am also casual gamer who occasionally play games. I dont expect to play latest games on UHD. Decent...
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    Question New to PC Build and can't figure out what is wrong with my setup!

    Hello everyone. New to PC Building and i just can't figure out what is wrong with the pc i built. A couple issues i have been having: What is wrong : -When i boot my computer up it reinstalls all my USB's like they were never in my pc before. When playing certain games i can feel some sort of...
  19. m4di

    Question Is my build compatible?

    Please use to find me compatible parts. Specs: GPU: GTX 1050 Ti OC PCI-E 4GB GDDR5 128 bit (1 fan) PSU: AeroCool Lux RGB 750W 80+ Bronze RAM: HyperX 8GB DDR4-2400 CL15 288-Pin UDIMM MOBO: MSi H310M Pro-M2 Plus CPU: What is a good and compatible CPU to buy? (Budget: 300-700 dirhams)...
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    Question Built my first pc and it doesn’t display anything? Please help me

    So I just built my first pc today and started it up. All the fans and LED’s in my case turned on and are working fine. however when i plug my hdmi cable from my monitor into my gpu, nothing comes up and it simply says “no signal”. I have no idea what is wrong. Bear in mind I am very new to...