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    [SOLVED] CM HAF 912 plus optimal fan configuration

    I have the Cooler Master HAF 912 plus case. My pc specs are: 9900KS Dark rock pro 4 3080 ti aorus master Z390 aorus master 3600 Mhz ram 970 Evo plus SSD what is the optimal fan setup in this case for the best cooling? Currently this is my setup: Intake: Intake front: 200mm Cooler master fan...
  2. P

    [SOLVED] Need advice on my $2.5k gaming PC build

    Hello all, I was hoping you could give me your feedback on my pc build and double-check my work. I want to make certain there aren't any conflicts within the build and that the parts I've chosen are of sound quality. The build is linked below; any and all feedback is appreciated. Some things...
  3. R

    [SOLVED] New PC advice/build

    Hello I currently have a prebuilt Alienware R7 currently, but it is slowing down, and with all these new games, I want to upgrade. It has been a great pc to me however. I am looking for something with a budget but still good for gaming, maybe around $1000-1300? That price range can be flexed...
  4. C

    Question PC keeps restarting/starting without signal to the monitor ?

    Hello. I am experiencing a big problem with my pc. Sometimes it will just restart over and over and only show the bios(i think its the bios) on the screen like 0.5 seconds then proceed to continue restarting. Other times,it will boot up normally,like everything works,but there is no signal on...
  5. A

    [SOLVED] 980 pro condenser/capacitor replaced but…

    Recently the smd condenser/capacitor SMD chip chipped off while i was installing it. I sent it to a local repair shop and they replaced it but the replacement looks larger. Will that be a problem? System works BTW. The tests ran OK and performance is about what to be expected from a PCI-E 4.0...
  6. AmeedMv

    [SOLVED] Corsair 4000D Airflow Case RGB & Airflow Tips

    Hey y'all hope all is good. Below is my current part list which I am hoping to buy next month. I wanna know what would be the best fan configuration for the 4000D Airflow from Corsair and which ARGB fans I can use without breaking the bank. I have included a CM Sickleflow 120mm 3-pack in the...
  7. AmeedMv

    Question Need Advice on Motherboard Selection

    Hey guys. So after spending a week on fine tuning this parts list, I've finally decided to ask for help again. All of the components are geared towards most bang for the buck without a GPU. I just have one little problem. I do not know...
  8. TheUltraMarine

    [SOLVED] Can my friend use Q-Flash Plus on his Gigabyte B550M with the CPU installed?

    Hello again! My friend is currently in process of finishing up his build, however, since I was taking a nap while he was building, I forgot to tell him that he'd most likely need to use BIOS flashback in order for it to be compatible with his 5600X. Would he be able to use Q-Flash Plus on the...
  9. Jerson Gonzales

    [SOLVED] $400 Main Parts

    I have currently i5 750 + MSI GD-61 1156 mobo + gtx 550ti 1gb + 8gb ram system. I want to buy a new cpu + mobo + ram + gpu if ever i can buy a gpu. What you guys suggest of what to buy? for apex legends and valorant and multitasking purposes. $400 budget Cpu + Mobo Ram Gpu(optional)
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    [SOLVED] Is my system ready for RTX 3060ti?

    I am thinking of getting an RTX 3060ti for my PC (upgrading from GTX 1060). I was wondering if my pc is good enough to support the GPU without having a significant bottleneck, if I should upgrade any other components for it, and if there is a good alternative to the 3060ti that is cheaper and...
  11. Avik Basu

    [SOLVED] Is an electric air blower safe to use?

    Is something like this safe to use to clean your computer? I know vacuum cleaners and blowers are bad because of static but I had seen PC Gamer recommend a battery operated air blower and this was the closest thing I could find to it in my country. So, since a magazine for PC gaming was...
  12. C

    [SOLVED] 4K HDMI Splitter HDMI/DP ?

    Hi, I have been looking for a page like this for a while now and hopeful to gain some insight on current products available or any information really. I am currently running a 2K 144hz monitor and 4K 60hz TV in my setup that I both use daily. I use the next gen XBOX Series X and have been looing...
  13. Skullible

    [SOLVED] I feel like my pc doesn't run games very well

    It runs worse than i feel it should when gaming. Not overclocked Specs: CPU: Intel Core i5-7500 GPU: Nvidia GTX 1080 SSD: Kingston A400 240GB HDD: WD Blue 1TB (2012) HDD: WD WD3200AVVS-63L2B0 320GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB MBD: Asus PRIME Z270-P
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    Question Monitor will go to sleep and PC will crash ?

    Hey all, I’ve noticed something when I turn on my PC. Whenever I go to turn it on, my monitor will turn on and I’ll be at the login screen and then I’ll be at my Home Screen. however, sometimes it will then go into "no signal" then into sleep mode, and my mouse and keyboard won’t turn it on...
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    [SOLVED] Which Ram should I buy?

    My components: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4440 CPU @ 3.10GHz 3.10 GHz Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti DB85FL RAM: 2 memories (4 GB each) - 1333 MHz I want to increse my Ram to improve a little the performance of my PC. My question is: ¿Which Ram should I buy? My mainbord only supports memories up to...
  16. Mrchristiandave

    [SOLVED] Monitor issues

    Hello there was a rough storm and i was playing a game suddenly my pc just went black after hearing a loud lightning. When i turn on my pc, i hear the boot up beep fans working etc. But my monitor has no led light on its on/off button. Tried different power cords but still no luck. Any one know...
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    Where can I find the MSRP of any given pc components

    I am new to pc building community and since I started my journey in 2020 during the early days of pandemic I am not at all aware of the real pricing of the components. Can you guys suggest a website I can find see the MSRP of any components so that I can decide in future if the prices of...
  18. Critzor1

    [SOLVED] Asus rog strix g15 vs Hp Pavilion 16

    Hello, i'm between two laptops and i need a second opinion the battle is between : Laptop ASUS Gaming 15.6'' ROG Strix G15 G512LI, FHD 144Hz, Procesor Intel® Core™ i5-10300H (8M Cache, up to 4.50 GHz) , 16GB DDR4, 512GB SSD, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB AND Laptop HP Gaming 16.1'' Pavilion...
  19. noxinum

    [SOLVED] Thoughts on compatibility?

    Here is a system that got tweaked to the max! What are your thoughts in terms of size compatibility?
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    Hello, I have a lot of problems in games like COD CW, EFT, SQUAD and Hell Let Loose with huge fps drops and freezes. GPU temps around 80 degrees CPU around 50. This all is starting from little freezes and leading to the crashes, doesn't matter if I shoot or do nothing games are randomly...
  21. C

    [SOLVED] Weird electronics issues with my PC.

    I'm having very weird electronics issues with my computer.: My Ethernet stopped working, have to use USB wifi adapter now. Sometimes when I boot I get an error like the disk is corrupted. I power off, then on again, and it's fine. More recently, my Logitech wireless mouse wouldn't connect, and...
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    [SOLVED] Reboot problem

    Hi.. I have a problem that I cannot solve.. This is my pc details, ASUS PRIME B550M-A AMD B550 AM4 DDR4 4400 HDMI DVI VGA AMD Ryzen 5 3500X 3.6GHz 35MB Cache G.Skill RipjawsV 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4-4000Mhz CL18 Samsung SSD, 970 EVO P. M.2, MSI Geforce RTX 2070 super Here is the problem.. When I...
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    Question External SSD cable/connector help

    I have an external SSD and when plugging in the power cord and USB the light powers on but it doesn’t show up on my computer. Tried connecting it to several windows computers and Mac computers. I’d like to try connecting it a different way and not sure which cables to get. The port looks like...
  24. GamerLackingKnowledge

    [SOLVED] Voltage and timings questions; Trident Z

    Hey everyone, I am building a new PC, looking at getting a mid range z590 board in a week or so, perhaps the MSI Gaming Carbon. When considering the ram however, I was looking at getting some Trident Z neo, and ive noticed there is 3600 C16 with 16-16-16-38 and 16-19-19-39, the latter being...
  25. D

    [SOLVED] Which minimum components do I need for a successful POST?

    Hi all, I am doing a complex troubleshooting for a hardware problem in my PC and I need to isolate the issue trying to identify the culprit Can you tell me which is the minimum set of components I need to do a successful POST? Currently my PC is resetting all the time before being able to...
  26. reimondi

    [SOLVED] I need help for upgrade. IDK much about pc's

    Can I upgrade like this? Or do I need something else aswell? CPU Intel Core i5 4460 @ 3.20GHz ----> AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Haswell 22nm Technology RAM 8,00Gt Dual-Channel DDR3-----> Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz Motherboard ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. B85M-G ---->...
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    [SOLVED] Changing Motherboard and CPU

    Hi Guys! I was wondering if you might be able to help me? I'm basically wanting to update my PC as it is long overdue (nothing updated in about 6/7 years since it got put together). Due to all the working from home going on my boss has agreed to get some computer components for me to update my...
  28. LowEndPC1234

    [SOLVED] Where Should I Put My Motherboard ?

    Hello, Where should i put my motherboard ? I want to clean my PC + entire casing, But i don't know where is the safe place to put motherboard.
  29. J

    [SOLVED] 1/3 Front Fans not spinning

    Hello! I just built my first pc about half a month ago. When I first started it up all the fans ran cleanly (I have three front fans, one back fan and a CPU fan). I use the fans that came with the ASUS TUF GT301 case. Now sometimes when I start up the pc, the bottom front fan doesn't spin, but...
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    Question Building a new PC

    Building a new PC and the graphics card I was hoping to buy isn't in stock anywhere. Preferably not wanting to wait too long, any alternatives? So I'm in the middle of building a new PC after mine broke, and I'd prefer not to be without one past January. I have most of the other parts ordered...
  31. PaPies

    [SOLVED] Need Help with an QUICK Upgrade

    Hello, I need some help with a quick upgrade, I'll post specs below. My PC is being bottlenecked so I am slowly upgrading, but I plan to start with 10700k. my PC specs are: RTX 3080 i7 6700k 16GB 2133 (2666 OC) Evo 212 Hyper Cooler Gigabyte z170x ultra gaming. 750W GOLD Coolermaster. I want...
  32. K

    [SOLVED] Planning to upgrade my CPU and MOBO.

    I'm planning to upgrade my CPU and MOBO. I'm thinking about getting Asrock B450M Pro4 and AMD Ryzen 5 2600. I'm just wondering if it's going to be compatible with my other components. My PC specs currently. Intel Core i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB G.SKILL Aegis 16GB [2x8GB...
  33. Thebonius

    [SOLVED] What is the next "logical" step for upgrades?

    Hi! I've been contemplating upgrading my desktop for a while now but im unsure what i should sink money into first. With newer games being more taxing (especially with this nights Cyberpunk release) I've noticed my pc is starting to "lag" behind. My current specs are: Mobo: ASUS ROG Strix Z370-E...
  34. O

    [SOLVED] Do power supplies impact computer performance?

    I just got back into discovering more about components and computers overall recently and instantly remembered this site and community, I have always had good answers here, so after a long time I came back. My question is: could it be that my components are underperforming because of a power supply?
  35. Epicguy12

    Question Please tell the compatible combination of following components

    Memory - HX432C16FB3/8 Motherboard B450 GPU - GV-N166SOC-6GD My first build got spoiled with incompatible parts :( please help
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    Question Need some help about upgrading my pc

    So i have a packard bell imedia s2110 computer the specs: windows 10 processor AMD E1 1200 ---reson why motherborad cuz its socket on AMD Radeon HD 7310 graphics -- is is with the cpu socket on 4gb ram the psu has a max of of 220 w So i just wanna know how I can do to make so it can handle a...
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    [SOLVED] What should I upgrade first HDD or RAM?

    My PC Specs are - CPU - Ryzen 5 2600 GPU - GTX 1660TI MOBO- MSI B450 PRO VDH PLUS RAM- Kingston 8gb 2400mhz ram (2x4) HDD - 1TB WD Purple @5400rpm (wdc wd10PURZ-85U8XYO) SSD - ADATA 120gb ( on which I have my windows installed) PSU - Antec 500W So, I was playing zero horizon dawn complete...
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    [SOLVED] Computer build with parts for 1,000 dollars

    Looking for a good list of computer components for 1,000 bucks. Looking for a well rounded machine with good performance for photo editing, web browsing, and a nice, vibrant monitor to go along with it. Best if parts available at local stores like best buy, frys, etc.
  39. R

    [SOLVED] Spilled water on floor by cords...

    Hello, I spilled some water on my floor and most of it got in my carpet and floor, and some of it touched my electrical cord/extension cord that connects to my surge protector. It was only a little bit of water, but a little bit of water got on a electrical cord but I think I cleaned it up...
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    [SOLVED] RAM Issues

    So I’ve had Corsair vengeance rgb ram for a while now 3600mhz and 16gbs of it. I recently got another 16gbs and when I installed them, my pc would start, stop after a second or two, repeat that process, then it starts up in safe mode. My 16gbs before were set to 3600 speed in the bios settings...