Forum discussion tagged with component.
  1. H

    [SOLVED] Help for Mining machine building with GTX 1070 TI

    Hello, I have NVIDIA GTX 1070 TI that is kinda wasted on me because I only watch movie and play light game so it never reach more than 2 GB out of 16 GB. so i want to build another PC just for mining. Since I heard mining does not need a good CPU or RAM and only need a decent GPU. I thought I...
  2. M

    Question I plugged in a 6V motor on the USB port of my Laptop and suddenly my laptop becomes turns off. After turning on, that USB doesn't work except on mouse

    I plugged in a 6V motor on the USB port of my Laptop and suddenly my laptop turns off. After turning on, that USB is no loger working except only the mouse. I reinstalled the USB driver, disabled the suspended power setting in power setting option but nothing happens. What to do now?
  3. X

    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...
  4. Thundurh

    Question Graphics Crash

    I have had an issue with crashing while playing intensive games with my gaming rig since around 2017. The games crash in one of two ways each time. Either a light green/brown-looking blank screen fills my monitor, the light on my graphics card turns off for a second, then my computer will...
  5. K

    Question Best components for my build ?

    Im new to pc building and im not 100% sure this are the best parts for my build. The budget is 1700€ Is there something you would change from my build ? if so, why ? I would also like to know if i should get a cpu cooler or is the stock cooler from the 5600X enough ? Here is the build...
  6. Imerci

    Question Whats keeping my cyberpunk fps low?

    My specs are: B450 Aorus Elite (Motherboard) AMD 3 Ryzen 3100 4 core processor (Cpu) Nvidia Geforce GTX 1650 Corsair Cx Series 550 watt 80+ Bronze certified T-Force Dark Z 16gb (2 8gb) 3200 mhz ddr4 My monitor is: - Asus Tuf Gaming 144hz, 23.8" In the lowest settings possible I've been...
  7. V

    Question Need hardware suggesion for 60fps gaming on 900p monitor

    I have a 1600x900p monitor and my curren system is: Intel Core i3 4160 gskill ripjaws 2x4gb ddr3 1600 MSI Gaming GTX 750ti 2gb gddr5 Gigabyte b85m d3h antec vp450 corsair gaming spec 3 wd green 240gb sata ssd 2.5' I want to play Valhala/RDR2/2077 and other upcoming games with good fps. I don't...
  8. S

    Question i5 6600k. time for an upgrade?

    So i have a i5 6600k with z170 viii ranger and 16gb 2400 cl14 ram alongside a 980 ti sc+ acx 2.0 and a 1080p 144hz monitor. I think this system it's struggling with new games as it stresses the cpu and is mostly on 70-100 % usage on games (warzone 100%) and my question is : should i upgrade...
  9. U

    Question Gaming Pc randomly shutting down while playing games

    So im having this issue that has started recently that is causing games like Escape from Tarkov or Red Dead when under load to randomly start shutting my PC down no blue screen no error nothing. Im not sure if it is the PSU which i think could be the problem however i just built this PC in...
  10. StrageOne

    [SOLVED] AMF FX 6350 (3,9 GHz) Running only on 1,4 GHz

    Hello so, I have 5 years old, and some months ago my CPU started running on only 1,4 GHz. I dont know what to do. So please, if anyone know what to do please help me. MY PC: CPU: AMD FX 6350 GPU: AMD RADEON R7 370 Series RAM: 8GB DDR3 PROBABLY HYPERX MOTHERBOARD: MSI 970 Gaming
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    Question Should I buy a new SSD? And if so, how do I migrate my C: files onto the new SSD?

    Hi! I am looking for different opinions. I have a custom-built computer with Intel i7, Nvidia gtx1060 and 125GB SSD + 1TB HDD disk. This is all built on the older generation of sockets, as it was built in 2016. Now, I am running short with my SSD storage. I only have windows 10 there (and I try...
  12. Lord Huntington

    Question Any input on this build?

    Hello, I recieved some great help here the last time I was building a PC and so I thought I would come back here the second time as well. Long story short, I no longer have access to my old PC and I need a new one. I got some help from a friend in IT who helped me put together a list of parts...
  13. Thudpull

    Question Trying to test my motherboard Rog Strix x570-e

    Hi guys! I need your help. I'm missing 2 vital components to properly test my motherboard: CPU (currently on back order: Ryzen 7 5800x) GPU (currently on pre-order: Radeon 6800xt) The components I have: Mobo: ASUS Rog Strix x570-e RAM : Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro RGB 32Gb M.2 : WD Black...
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    [SOLVED] Can I put a GPU on this set?

    Hello everyone! My question is this: Can I put a GPU on this configuration? • Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.30GHz • Kingston 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3-1333 MHz • Asus H61M-E LGA1155 The PSU is generic but I am open to purchasing a good quality, certified one. Thanks in advance!
  15. M

    [SOLVED] Help choosing components to upgrade my old 2015 build

    Hello, I could use some help picking out what components to upgrade for my next build! Current Build: Corsair Air 540 with stock fans Intel Skylake 6700k with the stock CPU cooler Asus z170 pro gaming Gskill F4-3000C15-GVRB 32gb DDR4 Two 1TB WD Blue HDD Samsung Evo 850 Pro 512GB Boot Drive...
  16. V

    [SOLVED] Best GPU with the least bottlenecking for my old system

  17. K

    [SOLVED] New CPU and MOBO. Can I keep my Windows 10?

    So I received the new CPU and MOBO today. I did read that with Windows 10 you no longer need to reformat when going for hardware upgrades, all those drivers and stuffs. My concern will be on the order of steps to follow in doing this. Does it go like this? Run my current (old) setup and back-up...
  18. teobll

    [SOLVED] Can you help me for my Pc gaming, please?

    Hi community, I selected 7 pieces of my configuration for a Pc gaming in a medium range. I attach the Amazon Links: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 4.25 GHz (141,00) MOTHERBOARD: MSI X570 MPG Gaming Edge WIFI (179,00) GRAPHIC CARD: Geforce Rtx 2060 6Gb (with 2 vent) (292,00) RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX...
  19. Optimus_Durex

    [SOLVED] Is is okay to use parts of my upgrade already?

    So I recently decided to upgrade my gaming rig at the end of the year. I am looking to upgrade my GTX 1080 to a RTX 3080, my Msi H270 Gaming M3 Motherboard with a Asus Rog Strix z490-e Gaming, my 16gb corsair lpx ram with 32gb (4x8) G.Skill trident Z RGB, my Cryorig R1 Ultimate cooler with a...
  20. EndedXD

    [SOLVED] Need help to know if it worth upgrading

    Hi, need some advice on if i should upgrade some of my components: Current Specs: i5-7600k 4.6GHz RTX 2060 6GB 16GB RAM (8x2) 2400mhz Gigabyte GA-Z270-HD I want to upgrade to the next components: MSI B450 Gaming Plus Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 I heard that ryzen works better with 3200mhz RAM speed so...
  21. Y

    [SOLVED] how to know if components are damaged after short circuit

    Well soo i was doing some pretty stupid electrical work on a diff power outlet in my room which is NOT connected to my pc, but the thing was i managed to short that power outlet , it created a plenty spark , the whole room's electricity went away , though the circuit breaker installed in our...
  22. Abdullah Shakeel

    Question Corsair Void RGB Headphones stopped working

    I bought myself a Corsair Void RGB Headset(wired) for gaming. It worked like a charm for the past 2 weeks but all of a sudden they stopped working. After many hours of trying things the internet told me, they randomly started working after like my 4th restart. It's the same week and now they've...
  23. G

    [SOLVED] First time building, are there any problems with my component choices? Corsair Case RTX 2070 super...
  24. W

    Question Help with upgrading old desktop

    Hi I have this old desktop that I want to upgrade but I have no idea what cpu, you, ram to upgrade to and is it even worth it. The motherboard it has is A55BM-A/M32BF/DP-MB. It has A6 6400k, 4 GB ddr3, 1TB HDD which is pretty slow. I would really appreciate if someone can help me. you
  25. System32_76

    Question Finding Computer Hardware Made In The US?

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if there are any CPU, RAM, HDD, etc. manufacturers out there that make these components in the US instead of China? I'm most curious about AMD because I know Intel has multiple manufacturing facilities right here in the US.
  26. Apodix

    [SOLVED] What shall I upgrade?

    First of course, my rig: DISCLAIMER: This was a pre-built (I know, I'm an idiot) bought around 2-3 years ago for about £700. Intel Core I5 7400k 3.0 Ghz (Stock Cooler) GTX 1060 3gb Asus Dual Fan 8GB DDR 4 Ram 2400Mhz (overclocked from 2133Mhz) H110M Pro-VD Motherboard KL-C500 Power Supply...
  27. E

    [SOLVED] Is my build compatible? First time building a PC

    Hello all, This is my first time building a gaming PC and I just really want to make sure there's no conflict with any of the components I have selected . So I will just list the components below along with amazon links and then below my list I will enumerate a few questions/concerns I have...
  28. liamnls

    Question Is this sound from Asus laptop normal?

    I have an 'Asus TUF Gaming FX505GT-BQ028 i7-9750H 16GB 512SSD' with a HDD Seagate Barracuda 1TB 2.5''. I have used the laptop only for 2 days, but from time to time, it sounds a metallic sound, and I don't know if it's something I should worry about. Here I have recorded the sound, although it...
  29. M

    Question Looking for a new CPU and motherboard

    Hello there ! In the last couple of days, I've been thinking that I should update my CPU, especially to play a game called Tera, that I can't manage to run smooth with my actual config. ( seems like it needs a lot of CPU ressources ). I also want to replace my motherboard, since it's a quite old...
  30. K

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my pc, any thoughts/suggestions?

    Looking to upgrade my pc, I was thinking about buying a new graphics card or processor (or RAM etc. if needed). Current setup is: Asus STRIX GTX950 DC2OC 2GB GPU AMD FX-6300 3.5Ghz 6-core CPU MSI 970A-G43 motherboard Kingston 8Gb DDR3 RAM Chieftec 600W 80+ PSU Will gladly hear any suggestions...
  31. V

    [SOLVED] Advice upgrading pc components

    Hey guys so im for the first time in the country and im trying to upgrade my pc. Currently I have: Motherboard Asus B85-pro gamer Ram 2x4gb Fury hiperx DDR3 Intel Core i5 4460 AMD RX 580 8GB Wich compatible cpu should I buy and should I buy new ddr4 ram? Thank you I'm afraid of buying something...
  32. J

    Question Upgrade from AMD FX-8370?

    My friend wants to upgrade from his AMD FX-8370 but has an old AMD3+ socket motherboard. What's his best option with that motherboard? Budget probably around $300
  33. Shadqw

    [SOLVED] My new Computer

    Hey Guys, I'm going to build a new Computer soon. I'm not sure if all the parts fit together so I wanted to ask you. The Components are: Case - Tg6 Sharkoon MBD- Gigabyte B450 Aorus Elite CPU- Ryzen 7 2700 (with Arctic 34 duo white Cooler) GPU- ASRock RX Vega 56 RAM - 16Gb 3200mhz RipJaws SSD -...
  34. J

    Question I'm getting mini freezes. Please help!

    Hi guys! I've recently bought a few components for my desktop PC (new motherboard, CPU and RAM sticks) but I've experiencing some issues. Since I installed them I get mini freezes, generally while mid/high PC usage, I've tested a few things. I still can't find out which part is the problem. I'm...
  35. ceriumin

    [SOLVED] Decent 1660TI Pc Build?

    I am replacing my gtx1050 and fx4300 pc build with a new one, piece by piece. Right now i am about to buy the ryzen 5 2600 and keep my gtx1050 until i have enough for a 1660ti. I want to run games at 60fps 1080p at max graphics. I will not be doing any overclocking or mining. Just play and enjoy...
  36. ceriumin

    [SOLVED] R5 2600 and Gtx1050 good enough?

    I started getting into pc's 2 years ago and gaming. I had a pc with an fx4300 and a Gt710. I decided to upgrade it to a Gtx1050 2nd because most of the cards would get bottlenecked. It is still decent though and can pull games but with money to spare, I'm going to get a ryzen 5 2600, B450 and...
  37. urbina.christian123

    [SOLVED] CPU and GPU! I need help choosing!

    PC: Motherboard: Asus M32C4-k (FCLGA 1151 socket) Ram: 2x8 DDR4 2400mhz PSU: EVGA 500w (or possibly higher, I don't remember) HDD: 1 TB (is always at C:100% , don't know why) *Yes, I've tried to fix SSD: Samsung 860 EVO (500 GB) Cpu Cooler: Stock Intel cooler Monitor: Sceptre 24' 144hz *Parts...
  38. J

    [SOLVED] When should i upgrade?

    Current system: i74790K GTX 1070 G1 Gaming 16g G-skill DDR3 1666mhz Z97 Extreme 4 mobo Corsair 550x PSU USAGE: 90% Gaming monitor: 27"144hz 1080p I have been saving up some money up to 1700 euro so i can upgrade my PC but i've been thinking about the i9 9900k and a 2070 super but i'm not sure...
  39. C

    [SOLVED] Pc turns off by itself dont know reason why

    The thing about my pc restarts itself it shuts off making like a single click noise, then turn on back again. Also this also happens like once a month or so, and yes sometimes on idle sometimes while gaming and im confused what it could be, since it doesnt do it often but does it time to time
  40. M

    [SOLVED] Upgrade Help?

    Current Build: CPU: I7 6700K clocked at 4.8 GHz CPU cooler: Corsair H75 liquid cooler RAM: 2 x Corsair LPX 3000 Mhz Vengeance 8gb each. (total 16 gb of RAM) Mobo: ASUS Gaming STRIX Z270-E Gaming m-ATX Case: Thermaltake P33 SE GPU 1: MSI Geforce GTX 1070 Gaming Z GPU 2: Gigabyte Geforce GTX Aorus...