custom pc

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    [SOLVED] Pc build help

    Hi! Im still planning on buying my first custom pc, i have been searching for a while now I have a few other post with some other specs, but i think imma go with this one. New PC Build: - Motherboard: MSI MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 - CPU: Intel Core i9-12900K - CPU Cooler: Cooler Master...
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    Question Me (and my computer) need some serious tech help...

    Hi all, So, I have a custom build pc. And it's just not working at all... I'm going to walk through the hardware, the progression of the issue (to the point where the computer is now totally unusable), and all the steps I've tried to fix it. I really hope someone can tell me what to do, since...
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    Question Gray screen of death when opening windows

    Hi, I recently built a computer from older parts (though I doubt it's anything hardware related) here are the parts 585 watt PSU GTX 960 Core i7 4790 i believe H97M-ITX/ac 2 tb HDD from Lenovo prebuilt 16gb ram And an old blue case my parents call "blue dragon" When i try to start the pc up...
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    [SOLVED] System Boots, doesn't load SSD automatically and goes to BIOS

    The system starts then it goes to the bios area and doesn't automatically load SSD. Whenever it loads SSD everything is so slow it just kinda crashes after loading the whole window screen for a minute. ALSO if I stay in the bios area and navigate around it is very very very very slow. I don't...
  5. Walkthrough PC Desk Dodge Charger 1970 Theme [Build Log]

    Hi just wanna share my current Project PC Desk (Computer Inside Desk) Theme - Dodge Charger 1970 [Build Log]
  6. ethan_music11

    [SOLVED] Black Screen after login for Windows 10

    So this all started when i noticed a game I had downloaded to my PC already (specifically onto my SSD) said it was not installed. I figured this may be a bug on the application itself and decided to restart my computer. However when it booted back up to the login screen for windows 10, after...
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    [SOLVED] High Price of Custom Built Gaming PC

    I've always been told that you can build a PC for cheaper than it costs to buy one but when I look up all the relevant parts it seems like it actually cheaper to just buy a pre-built tower. Am I missing something? I can get a pre-built with an RTX 2060 S and an i7 10700KF for under $1,500. An...
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    [SOLVED] Directly powering a PC with a 12v battery. Skipping the PSU

    Hello folks. I am hoping for some advice. I'm about to embark on a long vanlife adventure, and want to take my beloved desktop PC with me. From what I understand, PC PSUs output 12v. I'm thinking I'll just directly power the PC with my house battery in the van, skipping the PSU. Does...
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    Question Custom new build pc keeps turning off when gaming:

    Hello all, This is my first time building a PC and everything was running smoothly, however, the PC now turns off when running games - there is no set interval when this happens, it's random and I have checked forums on here and people seem to be suggesting a number of reasons and I was...
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    [SOLVED] Why is it that, after unplugging my computer, I have to reboot it twice for it to boot properly?

    Hey guys, This isn't a HUGE issue (as in PC-breaking) but it is annoying. After unplugging my PC (that I built, BTW), it gives me a black screen with white text saying something about selecting a proper boot device, and just sits there. When I reboot it once, it says the same thing. If I reboot...
  11. Telefonmast

    Question Programms start crashing after a few Hours of PC Use

    I already asked this on reddit but i eventually gave up after a week of no answers and i am trying my luck here now. I decided to post this in windows 10 as i was unsure what exactly causes this. So i had this Problem for a good while now. Every time after approx. 6-8 Hours of usage my PC just...
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    [SOLVED] Custom Gaming Rig

    Looking to get a deceit custom gaming rig (from PC Specialist), and was wondering whether I'd need to change anything in regards to the following setup? Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 2700 Eight Core CPU (3.2GHz-4.1GHz/20MB CACHE/AM4) Motherboard: ASUS® PRIME B450-PLUS (DDR4, USB 3.1, 6Gb/s) - RGB...
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    [SOLVED] What is this Custom Gaming PC worth?

    Hi guys I really need some help. I am trying to sell my gaming PC that I have had for a few years on Facebook and craigs list so that I can build a new one. I feel like I am asking a fair price of $800 for this (Specs below) but I keep getting people on facebook who "build PC's every day"...
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    Question Custom PC or Laptop

    Do you know any good sites you could recommend that build custom PC and laptops? I know I can google this but, a bit of an outsider to the question, I value an insider view. Thanks!
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    Question First-time Builder | [Pics attached] Motherboard Lights On But Nothing Else

    Hi there! I've plugged in the CPU/PSU, PCI-E, 24-pin, and 2x SATA power cables to the PSU. I've plugged in the power supply and powered it on, but the only thing that happens is that the lights on the white part of the mobo come on and the green PWR LED on the top right. Neither one of the fans...
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    [SOLVED] Newly built computer starts, but won't show up on monitor

    Visiontek R9 270x - GPU AMD Athlon x4 860k - CPU Hercules 600w - PSU Kingston Hyperxfury 8GB - RAM WD 500 GB - HDD Asus A68HM-PLUS - Motherboard No matter what I do all the fans power on but it doesn't show anything on the monitor. I have tried resetting the CMOs with removing the...
  17. Ethan K-B

    [SOLVED] I added a second RAM stick to my custom gaming pc and now it is slower than ever

    So I have been having some serious issues with performance of my high end custom gaming pc where everything is slow and i am getting around 2kb/s speed when copying and pasting files internally. Today I bought a second RAM stick (same model) and put it in and now my computer is running slower...
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    Question New custom build says reboot and says select proper boot device

    Hey person scrolling, I’m trying to install windows 10 I have changed the boot device and all that, still shows same I don’t know what to do😭😭
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    Question I have built a new pc and I can’t boot Into windows

    I have built a new pc and every time I try to boot into windows, it says: “Windows has failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem: Insert your windows installation disc and restart your computer. Choose your language in settings, and then click...
  20. The Blue Infinite

    Question My Custom PC keeps freezing

    Specs: Ryzen 5 1600 Nvidia geforce gtx 1070 ti Seasonic 660 w power supply G skills 16gb ddr4 ram So I built this computer last year. Now suddenly I had problems with it being stuck at boot and giving me dr debug codes. So I reset cmos, and now its freezing on desktops after a few minutes. I'm...
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    Question New PC build freezes randomly

    Hello, About 3 months ago, I built my first PC - didn't encounter any problems, everything went really smooth. However, I've had this isue for about 3 weeks where my PC randomly decides to freeze. Sometimes it only freezes for some seconds then gets back on track, but other times I have to...
  22. 1blackhawk

    Question Help! Any game crashes after 5-10 minutes on my new PC

    So here’s the deal: any game crashes in 5-10 minutes on my brand new custom pc. It doesn’t matter what game, Minecraft was crashing... I built the pc by myself for the first time, and it went fine until I tried playing Fortnite. I was running it on epic settings and the game crashed in 5...
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    Why i cannot open ?

    I am not able to access to setup my netgear extender
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    [SOLVED] Computer Turns On, then Turns Off, then Turns On Again?

    Hi, Just built a new workstation. And I'm a lil worried about this issue. When I turn on my computer, it turns on, and shuts down immediately, and then turns back on again after couple seconds. Then runs smoothly, without any problem at all. But when it starts, the fans are pretty loud and...
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    Can H5 Ultimate Overclock?

    I am planning to buy a Cryorig H5 Ultimate and I wanna make it stable at 4.2 gHz all cores if my cooler can handle it. My expected degrees are under 80-70 Celsius. Would it do fine? I dont wanna go over budget cpu cooler of 60 usd. Would h7 do better? I don’t like the look of noctuas btw. I...
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    Question about networks and connectoon

    Hello, I am a complete noobie when it comes to pc. I am considering getting a new PC for gaming and CAD packages. My computer is in my room and is a decent aways from my router and is a another floor above it. It has the worst connection and I have a very high ping... I wanted to get wired...
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    Problem/Question with System Reserved

    So, basically, I got on my PC today only to have drive problems. My old hard drive from 5-6 years ago is finally going out. So I thought no big deal, I'll just back it up and take out my old hard drive and be done with it instead of fooling with it and trying to fix an old drive that...
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    Can I remove OS off old SSD without having to format everything?

    Hi guys, might seem like a very obvious and stupid question but I don't really have much experience with this so trying not to screw and mess things up before I start. So I'm changing the motherboard and CPU on my PC and have bought a M.2 SSD to go along with it. Currently my OS and everything...
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    Need Recommendations For Good Gaming Experience

    Need Recommendations For Good Gaming Experience Processor: AMD A8-7600 RADEON R7, 10 Computer Cores 4C + 6G @3.10GHz RAM: 2GB System Type: 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor I need your recommendations on what parts of my computer I should buy, not the most expensive ones, I just...
  30. taimoorbaig382

    Problems Occurred during the spin up of HDD

    Hello Everyone! I have just bought a Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200RPM. I checked it at the home of the seller and the health was at 100%. I bought it and visited to a shop to buy a new PSU as well which was Corsair a CX600! I came back home i fitted the PSU but when I tried to connect it, i found...
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    Moving work and home computer into one

    Hey all, I have been living abroad for a while and have had a cheap office computer, however it has a lot of important files on it, so I brought it's drive back with me when I came home. My plan was to move it into my gaming PC, and either be able to switch back and forth by choosing which...
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    Dual Bios button on Sapphire card causing major lag

    When I enable the Dual Bios button on my Sapphire R9 280 (I want to overclock it), It causes my PC to lag very badly and pretty much all games are unplayable. When the button is turned off my PC runs completely fine. My CPU is the I5 4460 and MOBO is the MSI B85-G41 PC Mate. Any help would be...
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    where to get windows 10

    I am building a PC from scratch and was wondering what site to buy windows 10 from?
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    Can my PC run 4K?

    I'm looking to get a 4K monitor. I have a Gtx 1080 and an Intel i7 6700K. Will I be able to run 4K games at decent frame rate.
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    i5-7500 cpu cooler

    Friend of mine made his first pc , but accidentally broke his stock CPU cooler (dropped it) . What do you think about arctic 11 plus as a replacement . Is it any better then the stock one ?
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    Should I use a PCI or PCI-E GPU

    My Specs- CPU- Intel Pentoum (Don't know name) 2ghz 4gb DDR2 RAM No GPU Biostar G31-M7G-DVI I recently took a computer off my Computer teachers hands that he was going to e-waste. The Motherboard has 2 PCI Expansion Slots and 1 16x PCI-E Expansion slot. If I wanted to get a graphics card...
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    card reader not working

    Hi My sd, and CF card reader has stopped working. It was all working great until what appears to be the last windows update. I am a huge camera man and i need to be able to sdee my photos. Thanks
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    Capacitors got a serious scratch on it need advice

    Capacitor got a serious scratch while installing GPU. Then i examined and was not leaking. The capacitor which got scratch is audio capacitor on my Gigabyte h110s2 mob.plz help.
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    Im newbie. Is this a good a gaming PC?

    is this a good gaming PC. My budget is £500. And how can i reduce the price by a little bit?
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    Best gaming moniter

    what is the best gaming moniter under 200 dollers