Computer Advice

Forum discussion tagged with Computer Advice.
  1. whyruabeach

    Question new computer build (1st build)

    https://pcpartpicker.com/user/ddenno1/saved/#view=9ZKn6h this is my first computer build for video editing gaming and photoshop work. so just wanted to see wanted the forum thought of it, so what do you guys think about it.
  2. X

    Question What parts do I need for a streaming PC with a budget of $550

    Hello, i'm looking for a PC with parts that can handle 1080p streaming w/60FPS while running games like Minecraft, Raft, and other similar games like those. More of a casual gamer, not really a fan of the AAA titles, so I just need something that can handle games like Minecraft and Raft while...
  3. Kurt Justine

    Question I connected my PWM connector of my fan hub to my 12v rgb header

    I connected my PWM connector that is attached to my fan hub to the 12v rgb header on my motherboard. When I turned on my case fans aren't spinning anymore and the led lights are stuck on stagnant with different colors. The computer itself is working normally and there isn't seem to be any...
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    Question Advice on what pc parts I want to buy

    Hello. I want to build a new pc and get it assembled by someone professional I know. I'm looking for help deciding how strong this pc needs to be according to the things I'm gonna do with it. I'm a university student in mechanical engineering and for 3 years I've been using a laptop with these...
  5. deadweight_nero

    Question Need help with building first computer for gaming/photoshop/video editing (total noob)

    Can someone help/give advice to help build a pc for gaming, photoshop, and video editing. I want to spend 1500 USD or less (is there a general price range for this like would 1500 make a good machine or can I get away with less). I also want the case big enough where its easy to move parts...
  6. B

    Question Audio Production Build $2000 budget

    I am looking to build a PC for high-profile audio production using mainly Pro Tools and Adobe Audition. PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/zLd9Jf CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($309.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 50.5 CFM CPU Cooler...
  7. TastesLikeChad

    [SOLVED] Computer randomly restarts while gaming

    My computer crashes while gaming, it will completely shut down and turn back on and boot into windows 10. I do not get a BSOD and windows will not create any dump files, I've tried everything to get any log of the issue. I have ran a full system stress test using Aida64 with no crashes for 14...
  8. G

    [SOLVED] How much would you pay for this computer?

    CPU: i5 8600k Cooler: AMD Wraith Artic Alpine 11 Pro MB: EVGA Z370 Micro Atx RAM: 2 x 4GB T Force Delta RGB(white) @3000mhz GPU: ASUS ROG RX Vega 64 Storage: 500GB SSHD Case: Corsair Air 240(white) PS: EVGA 600W 80+ Comes with RGB lights and windows 10
  9. NewChallengerArroaching

    Question Power button pressed all lights and all fans flash what is the cause?

    Hello I have read similar forums to what this question is seeking but I have no found a solution yet. My problem is that when I press my power button all of my lights in the system turn on and all of the fans spin momentarily and then immediately turn off. This does not happen everytime I try to...
  10. Avik Basu

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to use microfiber to clean PC

    I just received the very first microfiber cloth I have ever bought (via online) and on the packet, it says that it's great to use for dry dusting because the static charge will attract the dust. Now I know that static charge is bad for computers. But I was planning on using it to clean the case...
  11. Vims00

    [SOLVED] My DVD driver can only read CDs

    I just installed an somewhat old DVD-player for my computer, but it only reads CDs and I cant get it to read any DVDs. Why is that? Thanks in advance
  12. F

    [SOLVED] Need help finding parts

    Hi, I would like some help finding parts for a gaming computer. Budget: 1137,7 € Location: Denmark
  13. C

    [SOLVED] Will these parts fit together

    First time building a pc , please help. these are my parts: Motherboard : MSI Z390-A PRO motherboard LGA 1151 (Socket H4) ATX Intel Z390 Cpu : Intel i5-9600K processor SSD: ADATA SX8200 Pro, 256 GB SSD RAM : Corsair 8 GB DDR4-3000 Pozer supply : VS Series™ VS450 — 450 Watt 80 PLUS® Graphics...
  14. N

    [SOLVED] I'm selling my PC tomorrow and need help making sure all my files are deleted beforehand.

    Hello everyone! I'm going to be selling my custom PC I built tomorrow to a friend but I want to make sure that all my files are deleted before I do so. I've had numerous people tell me that all I have to do is do the "Reset this PC" option on Windows 10, but I have a few questions. My first...
  15. MENTAL BAHAMUT

    [SOLVED] Usb Sound card too quiet (Xonar U7 MKII)

    Hi, I recently Bought a Xonar U7 MKII Usb sound card, a audio technica ath-m50x and mod mic 5 But the sound isn't loud enough, its about the same as the on-board audio volume. which is about 50-60% of what i need. I use to run a Xonar Phoebus internal sound card, but unfortunately it made alot...
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    Question Pc running slow during and after playing games

    Greetings, for a while now my PC has been getting slow everytime I play games. For example, I've been playing Fortnite (Yeah I know) and upon starting up the game it would go from responsive to unresponsive randomly. And I also notice that I load into the game slower than my friends (not an...
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    Question PC Boots but no signal on monitor

    Hey there So I did some cable management after having the computer for a couple of years. After finishing, pc boots, all fans are working, all the cables are properly sitted but no signal on monitor.. I tried the following: -Connecting the monitor to the onboard graphics. -Switching monitors...
  18. X

    [SOLVED] Should i Sell my a GTX 1060 6gb OC build

    Hi, Im New in this site. I''m Going to ask about Should i sell my current build? I have been spending lesser time on gaming mostly due to no friends to really play with, A full time worker, having a new interest in playing piano. So my time of spending with my PC is night time and usually just 2...
  19. O

    Question does a 2'5 SSD fit?

    Im buying a new SSD and was wondering if a 2'5 SSD would fit since my HDD is 3'5. Thanks :)