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  1. Seabass101

    [SOLVED] CPU Cache Size to Performance

    Hi, Why aren’t the L1 and L2 cache sizes not getting any bigger with new CPUs especially in 2020 and beyond? Would it not help with the performance if you increased L1 and L2 by a little or to the next size amount? lastly, why are 8 cores 16 thread CPUs L1 and L2 kind of low of a size for cpus...
  2. F

    [SOLVED] PC rebuild Suggestions

    Hey, My current build is 5 years old so looking at updating. (I ONLY WANT TO UPDATE IF 30-50% performance increase). I work in 3D using Maya/Vray and currently am getting some crashes (especially with 2 monitors and using 3D software) Thing is i wasn't seeing high % numbers on the CPU or...
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    Question Please help me recognise the defective component

    Hello, I have a CX 450 PSU plugged to a AB350M GAMING-3 Motherboard. The problem is that I am getting 10V on the 12V+ rail. I recently got a replacement for the motherboard but I think Gigabyte's [censored] support gave me a really misused board. When I put pressure on the 24pin connector the...
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    Question Random reboot in graphically intensive games

    Hi, I'm experiencing seemingly random reboots without a BSOD under graphically intensive games and I don't know where to go from here. I've stress-tested the GPU using furmark with zero problems, stress-tested the CPU with a variety of tools, and run hours of Memtest86 on the RAM with zero...
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    Question How do I fix a major lag issue

    So I bought a new case and transferred all the components into the new one building it by myself with the help of YouTube and knowledge. The computer started up but for some reason it is so slow and laggy to the point where I can’t do anything. I don’t know if it has to do with this but the gfx...
  6. K

    [SOLVED] Need suggestions in choosing components for a gaming/ video editing PC

    Budget around $3K (USD) Key components: i9-9900K or 3900X Asus 2080 Ti OC edition Corsair HX850i Please suggest the remaing components to go with the ones mentioned above. Also, which aio is better among these: corsair 115i RGB Platinum vs NZXT Kraken X62 vs corsair 150i pro vs Coolermaster...
  7. Compuser10165

    Question Workstation PC configuration

    I am looking to request a pc configuration from my university as I require it in a research project. The pc will be paid for from the project funds. I have been informed that I have a budget euivalent to 1150 USD (the operating system is not included in this price) but consider that prices for...
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    Question Horizontal lines followed by black screen

    Hello, So a couple days ago I bought some new pieces for my computer : Motherboard CPU RAM I started the computer and everything went fine for 5 minutes. In a game, it suddenly crashed with no message. I started again and it did the same. I updated the drivers of course. Trying to see if...
  9. Deaglely

    Question My PC's Boot time has increased from under 10 seconds to over 1 minute.

    So I was playing CSGO and there was a powercut in my area and when the power came back and I booted my PC and my monitor showed a black screen for about a minute and then it booted up. I even tried to reboot my PC and everytime this only seems to happen. I have a pretty decent build . My build...
  10. dommer_

    [SOLVED] GPU Holder RGB has 3pin and MOBO has 4 pin

    Good Morning/Day/Evening, I bought a GPU brace/holder to help my ROG Strix GPU from sagging. It is the Cooler Master ELV8 and it works great as a brace but I don't know if there is a way to plug in the RGB connector with my...
  11. 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...
  12. M

    [SOLVED] first time builder, have a few questions

    first off, here are my parts: using a 570 but took it off because i have already bought it. the 2200g is just a placeholder for a 1600af, since pcpartpicker doesn't have it on their site PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | AMD Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5 GHz Quad-Core...
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    [SOLVED] 8+4 Pin Power Connector - Do I need to change my PSU?

    So I have all the components for my PC - MB] ASUS Rog Strix X570-E CPU] Ryzen 7 3700X RAM] 16GB G.Skill TridentZ DDR4 3600MHZ PSU] EVGA SuperNOVA 550 G3 GPU] GTX 1060 According to PCPartPicker the PSU only has a 8 pin ATX, and the X570-E requires an 8 + 4. Now I've read a few threads online...
  14. S

    Question Help choosing parts for a budget PC

    Hi. This is my first build that I need help with. All information is here. My budget is as specified 850 USD.
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    [SOLVED] Will All This Fit In The SG 13?

    I assembled this list of parts on PCPartPicker and I really would like to use the SG 13 for it but PCPartPicker seems to think they won't fit. I've compared the parts and their dimensions to Silverstone's SG 13 description and can't find any reason why they wouldn't fit. I don't want to start...
  16. WKYWD69

    [SOLVED] First gaming pc build advice

    Hello so I am building my first gaming pc: my budget is around £700 and I want to playing games like witcher 3 and total war on high settings, I have a 1920x1080 monitor at the moment. Is there any changed or advice you would give for the build I have put together below Thanks :) PCPartPicker...
  17. judthedud

    [SOLVED] games freezing

    So about 1 month after i got a 1060 6gb i started to freeze in games about every hour. It wouldn't let me close the window or anything, the only thing i could do was click the windows key. Every time i freeze i have to restart my pc just to close the game (alt + f4 does not work) Its been going...
  18. M

    [SOLVED] any recommendations on this build?

    PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | AMD Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Processor | $84.99 @ Amazon Motherboard | Asus PRIME B450M-A/CSM Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard | $76.98 @ Amazon Memory | Corsair Vengeance LPX 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory | $44.99 @ Amazon...
  19. Petarp9996

    [SOLVED] What would you upgrade this to?

    CPU - ryzen 5 2600 GPU - msi gtx 1060 6gb motherboard - Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. AB350M-Gaming CPU ram - 8 gb I'm planning to upgrade ram to 16 gb for sure, but what about cpu and gpu? what upgrades would you suggest? for longevity perhaps. My aim is gaming.
  20. Rathnhake

    Question First Post Here! Building a PC

    Hi everyone! so i´m currently searching components for my new gaming/editing/studying/opening10000tabsonchrome pc, the thing is , with so many options for stuff like ram, ssd, etc. im kinda lost..... i somehow managed to build a rig after watching like a thousand top picks for xxxx. So i would...
  21. G

    [SOLVED] High quality PSU suggestion?

    Hi guys. So I am building a pc this week and I have all the parts figured out besides the power supply. I am looking for a psu more than 500W. I looked at Corsair CXM 550W, Corsair Rmx 650W (2018), Evga super nova g3 650w but on most psu's I see a lot of bad reviews and I want to make sure I...
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    Question Computer lags and crashes when in full screen mode while gaming

    I have a problem with my new pc build, it worked fine for about 2 months since I bought it, played games perfectly and it worked great without any problems. One morning, it randomly started crashing, the screen will go black and the pc will "hung" and requires a manual restart while working...
  23. shadowcat777

    Question Fps drops, the GPU?

    Ok so i ve got a i5 8600k. gtx 1070 ti. 8gb. 32gb ddr4 3200mhz ram and Asus PRIME Z370-P motherboard. My problem is that i get fps drops in most of games that i play. especially games that also are known not to be so well optimized. in GTA V/Online however it runs perfect. and i check the task...
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    [SOLVED] Need to know if this system is enough for gaming and unreal engine

    Hello. I want to build a system and this are the specs I want. I just need to know if it will be fine for unreal engine. Let me know if I should swap any of the components for something faster Ryzen 5 3600 32GB lpx corsair vengeance 3600mhz Aorus x570 elite motherboard Rm650x psu ROG strix rtx...
  25. M

    [SOLVED] Good gaming setup?

    Hi! I am wondering if this will run well. Cpu: i5 9600KF Gpu: 2 x Gtx 1070 - HB SLI BRIDGE MB: Asus Z390-F Gaming Ram: HyperX Fury DDR4 2666mhz CX750M You are the experts! I am running an i7 4790k on 1070 sli, and on paper the i5 has better overall performance.
  26. R

    [SOLVED] advice on pc build plz

    So I currently have an i5 6600k, gtx 970, 16gb ram and 1tb hdd in my build. I mostly use it to stream and game, and I have a max. budget of 650 euros and I was planning to get an i7 9700k + new mobo. Is it a good idea?
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    Question Upgrading a Core i3 to an i7

    I've been thinking of switching my Core i3-4170 out for a Core i7-4790K. That brings up 3 questions: Would I need to upgrade my BIOS? Would my 360 Watt power supply be enough? Would it be better to get a new motherboard to switch out for a newer generation CPU and also DDR4 RAM? My specs...
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    Question haf 912 plus max airflow

    I have a haf 912 plus computer case and im using a rog strix 2080 ti and 9900ks cooler by dark rock 4 pro, both overclocked. I purchased three corsair LL120 fans that i plan to install in my case. Im wondering where i should put them though, here is the recommended airflow for my case from...
  29. S

    [SOLVED] Planned PC upgrade

    Hello. I'm a new user of this forum so I'd like to say hello to all members here. I'm planning to upgrade my old PC. But, as a student, it's obvious I do not have infinite amount of money, so I want to do it in a few steps. Despite the fact I know something about computers, I would like to ask...
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    [SOLVED] Z390 aorus master + Corsair RM850X connection question

    I have a question regarding connecting the rm850x to the z390 aorus master motherboard. I have two identical CPU cables that came with the CPU. On one end of the cable it says CPU and you can split the connector on this end, on the other end it says "type 4". Both endings have 8 pins but they do...
  31. M

    [SOLVED] What do you think of these parts? I'd switch any part, except the case.

    PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | AMD Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Processor | $77.98 @ Amazon Motherboard | Gigabyte B450M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard | $63.98 @ Newegg Memory | Corsair Vengeance LPX 8 GB (1 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory | $44.99 @ Corsair...
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    [SOLVED] Is it worth upgrading from gtx 1050 to rx 570?

    And how do i know if it will fit and work on my pc ? Atm i have i5 2400 and a gtx 1050 8gb ram Mobo: Intel Motherboard DP67BG Also what psu is recommended for rx 570? 😩
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    [SOLVED] Web surfing and casual gaming build, any motherboard that doesn't need a bios update with a 3400g?

    CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3400G 3.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor $134.99 Motherboard ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $74.98 Memory G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory $79.99 Storage Corsair MP510 240 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $43.99 Case Corsair...
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    [SOLVED] I5 2400, gtx 1050 2gb, 8gb ram in 2019?

    Opinions on I5 2400, gtx 1050 2gb, 8gb ram in 2019? and upgrade opinions? Gaming