Building A Computer

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  1. M

    Question Hi I need help/feedback on a pc build I have been planning out for about a year now, but needed some help with a few questions before...

    before I pull the trigger. Now I posted over on pc part picker trying to get help and only one person has responded recently and I have had to repost a few times now with practically no response from people, So I am going to link it here in hopes that some of you fine people will take a look at...
  2. TheSAYAIN9000

    [SOLVED] Help with compatibility on the parts I chose for my custom pc and If should swap anything out with better/cheaper parts?

    Thank you for your time and input in advance! I am new to PC gaming and want to build my first PC using the rtx 3060 ti.
  3. Ferfolho

    [SOLVED] Tips on upgrading an old PC

    Cutting to the chase, i got an old PC, and i'm planning on upgrading it over time. I need tips on what should i upgrade first, and if the final setup will be enough. Specs: Asus H61M-A motherboard i3-2100 GTX 650 Single stick of 8gb RAM (ddr3) 350w PSU HD Western Digital 500gb SATA 7200 No SSD...
  4. A

    [SOLVED] Can I move the Motherboard with the Processor and RAMs attached?

    Hi, So I just got a new case (Lian Li Lancool 215 X) and I want to move my existing PC into this. Can I move the Motherboard to the new case without removing the Processor and RAM sticks(every other component will be removed except these two)? I've seen that while building a new PC many...
  5. P

    [SOLVED] What is your opinion on the build: 3080ti, Ryzen 7 5800x

    Hey! Does anyone have recommendations or thoughts on this? I don't trust myself enough with the cables for that GPU so I will go to a local shop to get it built. I am using this for working in After Effects and rendering as I am tired of waiting for my...
  6. S

    [SOLVED] Suggestion regarding the reservoir size ?

    Hi guys, Finally got my hands on a 3080ti, and ready to build a new system. Here is what I plan to buy so far. EK-Quantum FE 3080 Waterblock EK-Velocity For AM4 CPU EK SE 360 Radiator EK SE 240 Radiator The case is Lianli PC-O11 XL. Since it is my first full DIY water cooling system, I was...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] Brand new to building PCs and running into part picking issues

    Recently decided I want to build my first pc setup and I went on pc part picker to get it all organized. I chose recommended parts and thought everything would be okay but it told me I might have potential issues. If anyone would be kind enough to take a look and maybe recommend alternatives I...
  8. M

    [SOLVED] Custom build advice please, thanks!

    Hi, I am dreaming to build my own gaming PC hopefully this year, I would love to get your feedbacks on it! Any improvements (that doesn't cost a lot of $$) that can be made on this build? Or you have any input that some parts are not a good match and should be replaced by others? I'm not really...
  9. X

    [SOLVED] Is my motherboard fine? This is my current build everything will be shipped this week... I have read some people get issues with the motherboard. Will I be fine or do you guys have recommendations? any advice on building or what I should know/do after and before building will be...
  10. Noob-Geek

    [SOLVED] PC won't start

    Hi, I have built several systems but this one is really strange. My pc will not start. so I troubleshooted and couldn't identify the problem. When I insert the G3930 cpu the system won't post, so I placed I5 9400f in the same system to see if it would start and it did. I then placed the G3930...
  11. DawhnEnchant

    Question Computer wont boot bios, Already have done most troubleshoot methods.

    I assembled this computer that will not boot bios. gtx 1070 i5 8400 500gb ssd aorus z370 It continues to go through a boot loop. I actually switched motherboard but it still does the same thing.
  12. I

    [SOLVED] Which Motherboard Is Good For (Core i5 10400 LGA1200) Cheap Price

    Dear All, I hope you are doing great, I have an question that Which motherboard will be best for Core i5 10400 LGA 1200? I just want to know the cheap one which supports NVem and some basic features Also you can suggest me (Ram, Nvem, Supply & Graphic Card) if you do have time for me, I'd...
  13. N

    Question PC boot up problems

    Just built a computer and after the psu is switched on it attempts to boot right away without clicking power button on the case, all fans begin to run and leds light up. indicators blink (CPU > DRAM) then everything shuts off besides the motherboard rgb and pwr leds, those remain on. I tested...
  14. M

    [SOLVED] Games keep Crashing After new build

    Hello. I just built my new PC last Friday. I was playing all weekend perfectly fine, but today I've had my PC crash during Call of Duty Warzone, Black OPS, and Cyberpunk anywhere from 5 minutes to 15 minutes. Crashing meaning the game closes and I go to the desktop with my other apps such as...
  15. S

    [SOLVED] Advice on First PC Build

    Hi all! I've always wanted to build a PC and I'm finally ready. I'm a novice at this, but I'm a quick learner and a problem-solver. I did a lot of research and put this parts list together. Link: I know that the market for parts is a little weird right...
  16. Noob-Geek

    [SOLVED] 1660 super puts 30 fps

    Hi, I have been having an issue with my new GPU 1660 Super by msi. The build is: i5 9400f CPU Asrock Phantom Gaming 4 MB 2x 8gb RAM - note that I'm using 2 different branded RAM using dual channel 1660 super MSI GPU 128gb NVME SSD 1tb HDD The issue:- After playing for about 30 mins to 1hr the...
  17. therats21098

    [SOLVED] Building new PC Please check it out

    I have an outdated PC; Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 18363) (18362.19h1_release.190318-1202) System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. System Model: H97-D3H BIOS: BIOS Date: 06/03/14 19:59:12 Ver: 04.06.05 (type: BIOS) Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670 CPU @...
  18. M

    [SOLVED] Building PC 1000 euro

    Trying to get into pc gaming I have roughly 1000 euro to spend on the system. Any build suggestions would be greatly appreciated
  19. slime785

    [SOLVED] VGA Debug light is on ?

    I just built my first computer and whenever i try to boot it up it just a black screen on my monitor. i tried HDMI and DisplayPort. none worked. Its only the VGA light on. it used to never be on before when i tried first booting it up. I was never able to get it to boot up so i tried moving some...
  20. tsh1994

    Question Cheapest possible wow shadowlands computer, minimum requirements

    I'd like to build the cheapest computer I can for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Any suggestions welcome. Wow Shadowlands min and rec requirements are: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS RECOMMENDED SPECIFICATIONS OPERATING SYSTEM Windows® 7 64-bit Windows® 10 64-bit PROCESSOR Intel® Core™ i5-3450 AMD...
  21. E

    Build Advice help needed building pc first time

    I want to build a new pc since my current desktop is slow and the current parts can't really be replaced. I want to build a pc that can run CAD programs and for gaming (such as CSGO) with a budget for around 400 Euro's. Chosen parts: CPU Ryzen 3 3100 (including vents) GPU Radeon RX 570 4GB...
  22. [SOLVED] Would a 350W PSU be enough for my build?

    So, I am building a pc with the following specs: Amd ryzen 5 3600 8gb ram ddr4 2666HZ 1tb HDD 7200RPM GTX 1660 And I wanted to know if my old psu would be enough for all of this, else I would have to downgrade to an I5-9400f and buy a new PSU with the difference
  23. E

    Question I need budget gaming computer advice

    Hello, I want to build a mid-range budget gaming computer that will be able to run most current games on high to ultra settings while keeping good frame rates, also, something that will be "future-proof" and that will be able to run next generation games without a problem at least in medium to...
  24. louishy25

    [SOLVED] About to make a new pc

    Parts: CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 GPU: MSI GTX 1050ti Storage: 1TB Seagate BarraCuda HDD Case: Carbide Corsair 88r MOBO: MSI B450M PRO-M2 MAX RAM: HyperX Fury 2x4 GB PSU: Aerocool Integrator 600W OS: Windows 10 Home As a first-time builder I wanted to ask if there are any components I should swap out...
  25. Z

    Question Ram comparability

    How do I know if a ram is compatible with the motherboard based on the version? for example: the official ASUS site has the z-390a compatible with G.skill 16D3200C16GTZR. I found the a close version at a local store that is 16D320016GTZ Also, the ASUS site lists Corsair rams with specific...
  26. A

    Question Good gaming PC?

    Hello! i have built a PC for gaming that i am planning to buy. Is everytihing OK abuout it? bottleneck? overkill? And the power supply is good for the build? Will all the components fit in the case? Intel Core i7-9700K Coffee Lake-R, 3.60GHz Gigabyte GeForce® RTX 2070 SUPER™ WINDFORCE OC...
  27. S

    [SOLVED] Clock Speeds of Graphics Cards(How to choose Parts)

    I'm trying to decide what graphics card i should buy for my new build ( Second ever. first was like 10 years ago and i followed someone else's part list which i don't what to do again as it was lacking for what i need. ), i checked out a few guide videos, one of the key things i understood was...
  28. N

    Question Theoretical PC Build Help.

    I will list the build below. However I would love any input on better parts/ideas that would fall into the same range. I am trying to get it for gaming on some 4k minecraft along with school work. ( I know its probably overkill) GPU: ASUS ROG STRIX GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Advanced Overclocked...
  29. Sebastian43

    [SOLVED] New at building gaming PC (Asking for help)

    Recently I thought about getting a pre-built PC but I been told about how it's better to build one and that it's cheaper. Soo I decided to start thinking about building one. However I don't know what parts to get for it. I mean literally everything. I have seen a couple of YouTube tutorials on...
  30. F

    [SOLVED] Building New PC, need help

    Hello! I am planning to build a PC that is around 550$. I am not from the USA there for the available rebates won't be usable for me. Right now, my specs that am I considering is Processor: Ryzen 5 3400G Motherboard: MSI B450M Pro-M2 MAX RAM: Team T-Force T1 DDR4 PC21000 Dual Channel 16GB...
  31. ggp8

    Question Problems installing BIOS, Windows 10, & Internal Hard Drive missing

    I just finished building my PC, and was able to install Windows 10 and get to the desktop and access the internet, but there are some problems and things missing (such as my Internal HD), probably resulting from going through BIOS the wrong way as well as perhaps connecting cables the wrong way...
  32. I

    [SOLVED] Built PC and only green power led light is on

    I built a new computer because i got a new motherboard and cpu. My specs Cpu: i5 9600k Motherboard: asus z170 Ram: v-color prism ii 8gb ddr4 3200mhz Psu: corsair cx550 As soon as it plugs in, the pwr led on the inside lights up green, but when pressing the power button, nothing happens. Thanks!
  33. T

    [SOLVED] I need some advice bout my personal build

    Hey, so I've built some pcs in the past and know how to build a pc but in the upcoming days I'm gonna upgrade my PERSONAL pc (upgrading almost everything except gpu) instead of some other so I'm extremely stressed out for some reason that I break one of the components so I kinda want your guys...
  34. I

    [SOLVED] pc not booting

    I've just built my computer. My mobo has a light on it, and that is turning on. However, my powerswitch thing isn't working. idk what to do. we've looked in the manual for the exact thnig and nothing. does the ryzen 3600 need 12 pins of power instead of 8 pins? thanks
  35. B

    [SOLVED] Building a computer

    I am building a computer and was wondering if these components are compatible with one another... Corsair cx 550 Amd ryzen 5 2600x Kingston hyperX fury 16gb 3200mhz ddr4 sdrai dimm 288-pin wd blue 500gb m.2 2280 serial ata-600 tuf plus b450-gaming motherboard rx 590 8gb. And when building the...
  36. L

    [SOLVED] Is this build Good??

    I have tried to save money in all the parts as much as possible and used the saved money for graphics card. I already have a 1tb HDD and a PSU. So please review my build and tell me how will it run latest AAA games: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 for Rs. 9200 Or Ryzen 5 3500 for Rs. 11200 XPG Adata 8gb Ram...
  37. Brycycle

    [SOLVED] Services

    So I really enjoy building PCs is there anywhere online that I can offer that as a service? Building PCs for people I know there are tons of websites that offer this but just curious
  38. S

    [SOLVED] Building new PC me out

    Hello there, I'm building new pc for a first time Here is list of components help me its compatible or not processor - Intel Core i7 9700K Desktop 9th Generation Processor 8 Cores up to 4.9 GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151 300 Series 95W Water Cooling- CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i PRO RGB AIO Liquid...
  39. E

    [SOLVED] Deepcool DE-500 or Corsair VS450

    Hi, It’s my first time building a pc so I don’t know what to choose between Deepcool DE-500 or Corsair VS450. I am planning to get Cpu: Intel core i5-9400 Gpu: MSI gtx 1050ti 4gb DDR5 Mobo: ASROCK FATAL1TY B360 GAMING K4 Memory: Adata 8GB Single SoDimm DDR4 2666MHz Storage: Western Digital WD...
  40. P

    [SOLVED] Will this be a bottleneck?

    Hey I'm building a pc on a budget and I'd like to know if pairing a intel i5 9400F with a gtx 1650 or rx 570 would result in a bottleneck. Also which would be better, the 570 or the 1650?