Forum discussion tagged with Design.
  1. scrantonstrangler

    Question Workstation for design, need advice

    Hi everyone, got a tasty one for anyone who´s willing to help My dad has put me in charge of getting a new machine for his work since the old one is already tired and its impossible to maintain the workflow. He owns a local publicity and design shop, mostly uses CorelDraw (still on the 2015...
  2. PrismTek

    Question Recommendation for new laptop (mainly for Graphic Design work)

    Hi, I was looking to get some laptop recommendations which I will mainly be using for graphic design work but also for things like computer 3D animation software (such as Blender)? Ideally, I am aiming for a 15.6 inch screen as a 17.3 inch will be too big for me as I currently have an HP...
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    AMD Ryzen 9 6980HX/6900HX vs Intel Core i9 12900HK/H

    Hi I'm planning to buy a new laptop. I'm really confused between AMD and Intel. I've never used AMD so far. But of lately been having second thoughts. I use my laptop for 3D modelling and rendering and Adobe stuffs. I'm currently using Dell Precision M6800 with i7 and Quadro K5100M. I was not...
  4. Teekiii

    [SOLVED] I'm in a dilemma, choosing a decent monitor for both graphic design & gaming !

    Hi everyone, Recently I've posted a topic in "Systems" about upgrading my PC after 12 Years, and TH was such a help in choosing the right parts and fine tuning them, I've decided, finally, to get all the parts below, except one thing, the monitor ! I've postponed this part expecting it to be...
  5. benx21

    Question [Solved] Gigabyte B550 Aorus Elite v2: PC won't start with case fans plugged in

    Hello, I just assembled my PC and everything works fine. It boots into my old Windows installation.But when I plug my case fans into SYS FAN on the motherboard the PC won't start. No reaction whatsoever. When I pull it out it works, except I have to press the power button twice the first...
  6. Kartikey13

    [SOLVED] Is this the right time to buy a new laptop?

    Hello, I am planning to buy a new laptop for designing, editing and gaming. My budget is around $1100. I was wondering if this is the right time to buy a new laptop or shall I wait for new laptops to come in my price range?
  7. MolinaDesigns

    [SOLVED] Need Help!

    Hi guys!, I want to buy a new PC, but tbh im a designer, I dont understand this world as deep as you guys! Money: I want to spend around 1600-1800€. (without screen) Purpose: Im a Videogame Designer, so obviously im a Hardcore Gamer. I want this pc to be THE PC. But I also Design some stuff...
  8. DanteSAOnfrio

    Discussion Motherboard in design project

    I'm an architecture student and this semester design project is an Arts and Design campus. I'm inspired by the similarities between the motherboard and a typical campus layout.For eg: Processor Socket: Admin (where decisions are made) Memory Slots: library,lab (stores quickly...
  9. R

    Question Looking for a good CPU for my school laptop.

    My study for graphical design is starting in a month, and I still need a laptop, they told me I need a i7, allthough I think an i5 does the job just fine. (It also needs atleast 8GB) So my question is if you guys have any good recommendations. My budget is max €700
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  11. KoltM3

    [SOLVED] Looking for opinions on parts list? For design/CAD work. (Canada) Hey guys so this is the parts I'm currently looking into. Originally got everything priced out but was on the American site so that was a little disappointing. My main use would be design and CAD work while also being able to play games. I've done research...
  12. B

    [SOLVED] What GPU should I buy?

    Hi. I need recommendations for a GPU to run Illustrator, Photoshop, the whole Adobe Package. The specs are the followings: HP Elite 8300 CMT 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR (I think 1333 MHz). I have 2 slots empty. i5 3470 The motherboards is HP E93839, supports 32 gb max ram and has 2 PCIex16 and 3 PCI. I...
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    Question desktop and app design?

    ok i actually went to a pc gaming store to play or try some games , when i open the pc , i saw an amazing design software , for app and games , when my time is nearly finish , a girl sound say : warning you have 5 minutes left ,and after you open an app or game , there is a nice opening theme...
  14. WrathofGod

    [SOLVED] 8gb or 16gb RAM for laptop?

    Hi, I’m planning on buying a laptop for photo editing, graphic design, and maybe some video editing. I don’t plan to game on it so I was wondering if 8gb ram would be fine. I know 16gb is recommended/preferred but those tend to be more expensive. My budget currently is around $800 but it might...
  15. robobergz

    [SOLVED] New PC Build - for Designer/Editor

    Approximate Purchase Date: This week Budget Range: $1000 - $1500 -( including monitor of higher end price point ) Skill level - I have built machines in the past but nothing too complex. Willing to do the learning if required. System Usage from Most to Least ( Windows 10 ) Graphic design (...
  16. OrdJk

    Question What is the best graphics pad for a beginner for under £150???

    any suggestions would help
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    Hello everyone! I am a high school student in the process of building a working prototype for a new PC platform design, which is still sort of secretive at this point. I recently filed a PPA at the federal level and am beginning to design a manufacturer-able version of this design. However, I'm...
  18. N

    [SOLVED] which graphic card should i buy?

    i got offer for used gpus, which one shud i go for? sapphire dual oc rx 580 8gb msi gtx 1060 6gb softwares i use : lumion, sketchup, autocad, archicad, vray, photoshop
  19. C

    Build Advice Budget 50,000 INR

    Approximate Purchase Date: this week Budget Range: 50,000 INR ~ (Amazon India) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Only used for designing ( Illustrator & Photoshop ) Are you buying a monitor: No Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon India Location...
  20. M

    [SOLVED] First PC

    Planning on building my first PC very soon, this will be mainly used for Graphic Design work on Adobe Suite as well as playing mainly FPSs, this is a part list I came up with, any suggestions or tips? EDIT: (the actual working link) :)
  21. Bryyce

    [SOLVED] What needs to be upgraded on my PC

    Hello, I am looking to upgrade my computer so it can run games quicker and be good for Graphic Design. I will list out my build below, I don't want to upgrade my entire PC yet but I want to see what needs to be upgraded the most. My PC: CPU: AMD Fx-8350 clocked @4.2 Cooler: H100i v2 Mobo: MSI...
  22. O

    [SOLVED] Rebooting at Permissions

    Hello, I recently was able to purchase a hdd external coverter (dock style). Its a BlueRay Docking Station USB 3.0 (for SATA). I'm trying to fix an HDD with it (Seagate) but it seems when I go to change the permissions to acess said hdd, it just crashes (and all other USB devices connected to my...
  23. myzzk

    Question Will it handle?

    I want to know if my computer supports a GPU, and some suggestions of GPU for me too i7 3770 Asrock Z77 Extreme 6 8GB (2x4GB) 1333Mhz Kingston SSD 120GB A400 HDD 1TB Thermaltake TR2 600W First I want to know if it can handle a Titan or a RX 580, second I want to know some suggestions that can...
  24. M

    Question SSD

    Okay this is just a quick question. Just wondering if these steps will work to install OS on SSD. Install Windows on 10gb flash drive. Turn computer off and install ssd and uninstall hard drive. Boot computer and open bios, and choose the 1st boot as the flash drive. Install windows enter cd...
  25. N

    Question Start menu search finds installer but not the installed app. Help!

    Anyone else dealing with this? An example: View:
  26. Fatpcsnat

    [SOLVED] Build check?

    Hello! I just finished my proposed build, nothing has been purchased yet, and as I am fairly new to PC building, I would love a more experienced view on my build. Any thing I did wrong or could do better would be greaty appreciated. Ive included the link to the build below, I assume it updates...
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    Comments not showing

    I can only access the comments searching for the article in the forums. In articles, there is no comment section. Is this behavior intended?
  28. M

    [SOLVED] Pc not turning on

    My pc isnt turning on while the power supply is plugged in and if i unplug it it works for a split second View: I had taken my cpu out before this occured
  29. A

    [SOLVED] Is GTX 760 enough for 2019?

    Hi guys! I have a AOC 1366x768 monitor an i5-3470. If i play AC:Origins in this monitor, is 660 enough or do i need that 760? I've seen some gameplay but on 1080p where they play on medium-high 30-40fps on the 760.
  30. T

    [SOLVED] Computer turns on when i turn PSU switch on

    Hello, so i just built my first pc and watch a few videos and had friends to help but when i turn the power supply switch on, the fans start spinning and the lights come on. Also I seem to get no display on the screen when it turns on. I figure its not REALLY on if I'm not getting a display. my...
  31. T

    [SOLVED] LGA 771 to 775 Xeon

    Hello. how is everyone doing so... I am building a system with the lga 771 to 775 socket mod. Still waiting on the parts want to be sure this will work. This is the part list ; motherboard : Asus p5e vm hdmi, cpu : xeon x5450(checked and works with this mobo and mod) , ram : 8gb ddr2. i can...
  32. C

    [SOLVED] Radeon RX 580 with a 500w PSU

    Hi. I would love to hear your opinion or, perhaps, real life experience on the subject. The GPU is going to be a Gigabyte RX 580 8 Gb. The currently installed PSU is a several years old Chieftec APS-500s (A-135 series). The other power-hungry component is a Xeon E3-1230 v2. Similar threads'...
  33. N

    [SOLVED] RGB fans without RGB header

    Hello I have Asus H110M-K Motherboard which has no RGB header and comes with only one 4pin header I want to install 3 RGB fans and controll them with the Asus Aura software I have this in mind : Does that make it possible or not? Any help would be...
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    Is an Antec HCG750 Gold psu good quality?

    I'm looking for pc parts for my new build and this PSU caught my attention. I'm going with a ryzen 2600, asus tuf b450 plus motherboard, 2x4gb of ram and an rx 570 8gb from asrock. I know 750W is a bit overkill for this setup but I've been recommened to use a 750w instead of a 650w. I'm...
  35. M

    [SOLVED] no sound card found??

    hello guys problem is some time my pc say there no sound card found in dxdiag.. and X sign in volume control icon in taskbar.. after i reset the problem was gone.. no error.. this happening some times only.. why?? help me
  36. B

    [SOLVED] First time overclocking and I cant get my max load temps under 80 Celsius

    Hi, I recently tried my first overclock but im worried that my temps are too high. SPECS : Motherboard :Asus Maximus X Hero CPU : i7 8700k CPU COOLER : NZXT Kraken x62 240M PSU : 750W RAM : 16 GB DDR4 3200 GPU : GTX 1080ti I followed this video on how to OC ...
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    Lenovo tab A7-30 Dolby

    Good evening I own a A7-30 Dolby one and I have the following problem. I changed the screen and the toch screen digitizer and turn on very low light when I turn it on, but the start sound you hear you do not show anything Can you help me ? Thanks in advance
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    idk what i want to do

    So, awhile back i purchased 2 of the MSI Optix MAG27CQ's and basically I was going to get a 1080ti to run that but it kinda sounds like they're going out of production, and i really don't want to spend more for something that I really shouldn't have to. So I was going to just go with a vega 64...
  39. I

    Please Help , MSI GS65 Fan Issue

    Hey Everyone I was utilizing my MSI GS65 qnd suddenly the fan began making this noise I believe it is originating from the CPU fan as shown in the image below. There dosent seem to be a buildup of dust or debris. Does anyone have any ways that I could...
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    Is This Compatible?

    Hello, I Want to order the msi h310m Pro-Vd motherboard i also will be using i3 8350k but is this ram compadible? LINK for MB(amazon): RAM LINK(amazon)...