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  1. Tanveer_9016

    Question Pc restarts after launching apex legends

    Hey guys, I recently build myself a gaming pc for the first time. Below are my specs. CPU - ryzen 5 5600x GPU - colorful GeForce rtx 3080 PSU - deepcool PM750D 750W Mobo - asrock b550m steel legend Ram - xpg spectrix d60g 3600mhz 2x8gb Cpu cooler - deepcool castle 240ex liquid cooler Storage -...
  2. N

    [SOLVED] Need help picking parts for new PC build.

    Hi im 15 turning 16 very soon and was looking to build a new computer. Im not very knowledgeable when it comes to computer parts and would like to know if these parts would work together, and if there is something better i can get for cheaper or better in general? Normally my uncle would help...
  3. K

    Build Advice Sanity check before purchasing full PC ?

    Hello guys, A friend of mine asked me if I will sell my PC to him and I will use the cache cash to fund a new one - yes I know, not the best of times but I think that sell to purchase ratio is mitigating this a lot :) So this is what I have in mind, any suggestions and advises are welcomed...
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    Question Ryzen 7 3700x Temperature

    Hello everyone! I just made my first pc in december 2021, so happy that I can finally achieve in building the pc of my dreams. Recently I upgrade some parts and I couldnt be happier, but I got a question about the temperature of my cpu. I got a ryzen 7 3700x and Im using the cooler that came...
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    Build Advice Quiet PC Build Help for Mom

    Hello there kind people of Tomshardware Forum! I would like to ask you for some help, I'm trying to build a very quiet and functional PC for my mom. At the moment moment she is using a very old one with Windows XP, and it's so slow that she has to wait for it to load for every task. She will...
  6. EzTec

    Question Budget 5600G mATX - Parts List - Upgradability?

    Hey everyone so my parts list is below, I'm pretty limited as I'm living in Colombia so if I buy on amazon, we need this to be under 200USD or else I pay additional taxes and that wouldn't exactly promote a budget build :) I've already purchased everything below either on Amz or here used @ a...
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    Question New budget pc built for development & gaming need advice

    Hey guys I'm building a new desktop pc for development, coding, video editing, gaming, running few vm's including Ubuntu, macOs, android & couple light distributions, streaming 4k 60fps & a media server like Jellyfin for streaming on an android tv device, an android phone & an android tablet...
  8. daniel80x

    Question my ssd is not working right?

    Hello friends, for a few weeks my pc was working somewhat laggy and rough, then reviewing everything I came to the conclusion that it may be the SSD since in the tests it does not show positive results, I wanted to know if these results indicate that my ssd does not work well , thank you...
  9. JQB45

    Question I need to repair or upgrade, I need opinions.

    So my AMD Ryzen 1600 14nm desktop computer needs a new Motherboard and CPU Cooler. I have no interest in getting a used motherboard so the most logical choice is a B450 ATX if I keep the 1600. I'm also limited to the 90mm CPU Coolers due to case width. I'm not sure what the best...
  10. jaged

    Question Should I even be looking at this PC from Costco?

    This desktop is on sale at Costco for $1099.99. It only has onboard graphics(I know I know) Will I need a GPU to play games like RDR2, Skyrim(modded), Fallout 4, Battlefield x & the like. Other than that, just surfing & streaming movies online. Hope a link is ok to post like that. Normally...
  11. jaged

    Question New Build Advice

    I've finally decided to get a new rig. I've been using an i5-2500k & a GTX960 for years. Most of the rest of the system is also from 2011 & NCIX :) I will use it to game, internet & stream movies/music online. I'm in Canada so CAD for $. Budget: $1200 give or take Will probably buy in the...
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    Question 12900k video editing build

    I'm building a new system for video editing in Premiere Pro and After Effects. So far im looking at: CPU: 12900k Motherboard: z690 aorus pro / aorus ultra / aourus master / asus hero, MSI MPG Z690 Carbon? RAM: DDR5 64 GB, 4000-4800 mhz PSU: 750 - 850W GPU: 3060 ti / 3070 / 3080 Storage: 2x...
  13. T

    Question Recommend me some cases that are budget, and NOT tempered glass?

    So, there are no end of sub £50 cases available that are good with tempered glass designs. That's nice, as RGB and clean cabled managed builds are the thing now. But what if I'm old school - I want metal on all sides, and I don't care if it looks clean because I never see it? Make it messy and...
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    Question Custom Built PC advice

    Hi guys, My PC finally blew on me tonight after months of issues and I am in need of a gaming PC quickly. I am trying not to make a rushed purchase, but please can you recommend three good custom-built pc's for me on the market. My budget: $1,500-$2,000 Type of Gaming: 1080p gaming; MMO's...
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    Question Would you modify anything from this set up?

    Hi Tom's Hardware community, I was finally able to get an RTX 30 series GPU! My new EVGA GeForce RTX3080 TI just arrived. I've been doing some research and I came up with the following set-up. Would you recommend something different? I'm hoping that the PC will run basically anything at 4K on...
  16. D

    [SOLVED] Updating rig

    Hello fellow techs, I am looking to update my current rig as its getting dated and I've noticed some performance declines. ATM I am looking at replacing my MB and CPU and would like some suggestions. In my signature is an overview of my build but I have compiled a pc part picker list as well...
  17. vandalblue

    Question New Build Help

    Hello, i have a question, hope ya can help me: Well, i want to upgrade my pc, my rig setup is below, i do a lot of gaming and a lot of production, since i use blender and make ehavy rendering, i'm looking to upgrade the cpu, to an i7 12700F, i don't have plans to overclock, so it is necessary...
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    Question Want to upgrade from 1080 to 1440 monitor - need help with the system upgrade

    I'd like to upgrade my PC so I can go from my 1080 monitor to a 1440 monitor. I play non-competitive games like RPGs so color and immersion are most important. With everything so expensive I just want to see if I am upgrading the right things: Current Build: PCPartPicker Part List...
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    Build Advice Help with building a new system ?

    Place of Purchase - Mumbai, India. Can pick up parts online from Amazon.in Approximate Purchase Date: Soon, however, if you feel that I should wait, I will wait. Budget Range: Rs 100000 INR ~ 1200-1400 $ System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Productivity. For eg - CSGO...
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    Build Advice New build help. i9-12900K up to $3500 (No GFX)

    Edit: Corrected links, in case they're still not working, both builds (current and new) can be found here Hey team, I am looking to upgrade my old build from end of 2014 (I have upgraded it to Corsair 32GB 3200mhz, 2080 XC Ultra as well as a few noctua fans to replace some of the other fans as...
  21. Maboy69!

    Question Productivity ITX build

    Hello, Im currently a college student who needs a productivity desktop. I am looking for a good ITX motherboard that i can install Hackintosh on. I found this case i would like to build in as well. I just need help finding the Motherboard and CPU. (and maybe a different plug in power supply)...
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    Question Thoughts on this RTX3060TI Build

    Hey, Am buying a new PC as my old one of 9 years has finally died out on me. Wanna get some people's thoughts and advice on this build. Build - https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/qsFHxs Thank You!
  23. TheCubeKiller

    [SOLVED] Need help 1st gaming pc build

    All I currently have is GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 3080 GAMING OC 12G Graphics Card since i got one recently and ive been pc partpicker putting this parts so I can later get them : CPU Intel Core i5-12600K 3.7 GHz 10-Core Processor CPU Cooler *ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 240 56.3 CFM Liquid CPU...
  24. Epsilon Xenos

    Question Built a PC for the first time, need help.

    I've been building this PC for a week. I've read the motherboard manual so I have some guidance. I'm pretty positive I've done everything right. I have the PC fully built and ready but when I connect to an HDMI port to a monitor, nothing pops up, the monitor just says, "No signal". All the...
  25. Kwyerboy

    [SOLVED] What is the most important thing to upgrade in my build?

    I'm not super knowledgeable about building computers, and my budget is a bit limited, but I need to upgrade my computer to play more modern games that are coming out. (a specific example would be Halo Infinite) I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for what would be most important to...
  26. itspalindromee

    [SOLVED] CPU red light/ no visual

    New to PC building and built my first one yesterday. Everything seemed absolutely fine until we came to power it on. It powers up and all the fans spin but there is no visual and the CPU red light comes on. I have tried a BIOS update and re checked all wires etc but still nothing seems to be...
  27. nbc6778

    [SOLVED] No Post on New Build w/ B450 and Ryzen 5800x

    I put together a new build today with the following components ryzen 7 5800x (w corsair h60 cooler) msi gaming gtx 1050 ti 4g b450 aorus pro wifi 32g gskill memory @2666 samsung 970 evo plus 1t evga 650 b5 I was concerned about needing a bios update for the b450 w/ my cpu so i bought an...
  28. Ariel Schnee

    Question Advice On Computer I'm Having Built At CyberPower Site

    I'm customizing a computer at CyberPower.com now. Here's the build. http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/saved/1Q40R1 I was thinking of changing the video card to the "GeForce RTX™ 3070 Ti 8GB GDDR6X Video Card (Ampere) [VR Ready] (Single Card)". But, I'm not sure it would be worth the extra $ 177...
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    [SOLVED] Need Help for Development Workstation Build Configuration

    Hi, I am looking to build a workstation for my development works. Initially, I was waiting for the new AMD Zen 4 (5nm) CPUs to launch as I wanted a future proof system. But my current system is in such a bad condition that it is mere;y unworkable (currently have a 6-year-old system). Here is...
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    Question High End PC Windows Slow and non-responsive

    Hi all, I have a very high end PC and all was well until I recently upgraded the CPU from a Ryzen 5 5600X to an Intel i9-12900K. Rest of my specs are: Gigabyte Z690 Gaming X 32GB (4x8GB) G.Skill RipJaws V red DDR4-3600 DIMM CL19-20-20-40 AMD 6800XT Corsair CV750W The problem is when gaming...
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    [SOLVED] High-end Gaming build thoughts?

    Hello everyone, I posted a thread here earlier where i asked for a build was "future proof" and that could handle games like Rust, Escape from Tarkov, Pubg etc etc with a 144hz monitor @ 1080p while being able to stream on discord. I'm just posting here one more time because i want to confirm...
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    [SOLVED] Case For Future Build 5000D

    There is a winter sale going on in my country and they have the 5000D for 99 euro from 170. Should I grab it from now for my future build or even switch it with my current one? Is it a good case? Corsair 5000D Tempered Glass Mid-Tower ATX PC Case (CC-9011209-WW) -...
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    Question Can not get PC build to boot ?

    Hi. I built 2 identical PC's and neither wants to boot. Specs: Corsair iCUE 4000X RGB Case Corsair RM 850X power supply Asus Z590-A Motherboard Intel i5 10600K 10th Gen Comet Lake 6-Core 4.1Ghz LGA 1200 125W Samsung 970 evo 1TB nvme G.Skill Ripjaws 32x1GB RAM DDR4-3200 Intel XMP 2.0...
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    [SOLVED] Graphics Card Fried - What's my best option?

    A few days ago, my graphics card overheated and it does no longer work. I custom built my PC at the end of 2015, so I've been meaning to upgrade sometime soon, but with the current prices of GPU's I was hoping to wait a bit longer. Preferably until the RTX 4000-series cards arrive, and the...
  35. m4di

    [SOLVED] I want to upgrade my computer. Check compatibility, please.

    Hello, Here is my current build: Case: NZXT H500i ATX CPU: i5 6500 LGA1151 GPU: MSI GTX 1060 6 GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance 2x8 GB MOBO: MSI Z170A M3 LGA1151 PSU: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze I want to upgrade my CPU to the following: (If you think that there's a better i7 or i9 CPU for around 1000-1500...
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    [SOLVED] Won a shuffle - hastily setting up a build

    Looking to have a build that would still make sense down the line if I pick up a better GPU some day. This is what I came up with. I am not very knowledgeable in this area so I'm looking for any issues or general suggestions for the build. The video card and motherboard are set in stone as I...
  37. T

    [SOLVED] Giving my friend my old RX 480, we need help with the rest of the build

    Hello! Ive always had good luck with people giving good advice on here so I am back again to seek aid in looking over this build we put together in order to make my friends first computer with my old RX 480 I am giving to him. Anything helps and thank you very much...
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    Question Upgrading my pc

    Hi, my current specs are CPU: intel g4400 Mobo: gigabyte b250m ds3h RAM: adata 8gb ddr4 SMPS & GPU: Nil I've been planning on learning something on my pc and I'm particularly fond of Unreal Engine. I need to meet atleast the minimum requirements to run it. I'm on a tight budget so I'm not...
  39. joeloverbeck

    Question Newly built PC shuts off randomly during 3DMark, VR, etc.

    I recently bought a new processor, motherboard, RAM and CPU cooler to upgrade my computer. Here’s the list of specific parts: Intel Core i9-12900K 5.2 GHz Asus ROG STRIX Z690-F GAMING WIFI G.Skill Trident Z5 RGB DDR5 6000MHz 32GB 2x16GB CL40 Noctua NH-D15 chromax.black The RAM sticks pass the...
  40. Sk1eZ

    [SOLVED] What do you guys think about this build ?

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PnXqLP it is mostly for gaming, but also some school work. there is no budget really, but the cheaper the better it is. if anybody has recommendations for changes in this configuration, please feel free to comment :) thank you!