first build

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  1. Joe Gallo

    Question Cable-connectivity problems with first-time build

    Hey guys, I’m transitioning to a new build. My first real build. I bought a prebuilt in 2016 from Ibuypower, slapped a Evga supernova p2 850 watt, and a 980 ti in there later. Now I’m re-using the psu and gpu for my new build https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/NbWyTn My old mobo only needed 1...
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    Question First build help - ASUS Z-690

    Hello guys, I just completed today my fist PC build and I'm having a problem at the first boot. I have an Asus Prime Z-690 A and I paired it with a i5 13600K and 2x16 GB DDR5 Corsair Vengeance 5200 MHz. At the start-up the DRAM led on the MoBo stays turned on and I get no display of course, so...
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    Build Advice First time builder looking for advice.

    Hello everyone! Im putting my first ever build together but I am still unsure about the parts I chose. I would like your advice/opinions so I can rest assured that my build actually performs as it should. I am completely new to the PC scene, so most of my "knowledge" comes from watching YouTube...
  4. Joe Gallo

    Question My first from scratch build

    https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/xCPbrD this is my first from scratch build. I’m going to be using it mostly for Paradox games, Arma 3 and DCS, and some graphic design work. the power supply and graphics card were off my last build. I would like to be able to eventually expand the ram to...
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    Question First time builder; feedback please

    I’ve gone back and forth over the years about getting a PC for gaming and have mostly ever played The Sims and could do so fairly well on my Mac and wasn’t a huge gamer. Lately I’ve gotten A LOT more into it, delving into console pretty heavily with the PS5 but am also interested in expanding...
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    Question Building first PC - storage advice?

    Hello, I am building my first PC with the main purpose of using it for 3D Animation (modelling, rigging, animation and a bit of rendering), and a secondary purpose of some gaming and am looking at which components will fit me best. I'm very new to this so have been doing some research and for my...
  7. CorbinCarmine

    [SOLVED] is this build okay?

    it's my first build. technically not much of a Gamer™️ this is more for casual gaming with friends and light general use. hopefully possibly more for using to make music. i literally know nothing about pcs so please lmk if this is okay <3 CPU: Intel Core i5-12400F 2.5 GHz 6-Core Processor CPU...
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    [SOLVED] Building first PC - Help me choose my system

    Hi guys, I'm looking to build my first PC - please check out the links below and let me know which one you think is better. Please let me know if you think there will be any compatibility issues or if you have any recommendations I would like to ensure temps are good on this pc. thanks...
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    Question First Build

    Hi Quick question, i have my first pc build i wanna build I have some other similar post but with some different components. But i think i am going with this build. My pc build: Motherboard: MSI MK MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 CPU: Intel Core i9-12900K CPU Cooler: Cooler Master MasterLiquid...
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    Question Need help - is everything plugged in correctly?

    PC Parts: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Wb7Yp2 Hey! This is my very first 'own' build, basically all done by myself and after a bad experience years ago I never did anything on my hardware again until now. I hope I found the right sub-forum for this entry as well. Please don't kill me or go...
  11. Phoenix_007

    [SOLVED] First PC build..please guide me

    I'm looking to build my own PC for the first time since my current computer is fairly outdated. I'm looking to build something around the $800-900 usd range. I already have keyboard,mouse,monitors,2HDDs of 500GB. PC usage-college work and a little gaming on the side This is what I've come up...
  12. DanielErNoe

    [SOLVED] My first build. Please give advice

    I am looking after a good set of components for my first pc build. I am looking for a pc for mainly gaming. light video editing, video recording. My budget is 1800 dollars. I found an RTX 3060 ti for 550 dollars if that will help. My list: AMD Ryzen 5 5600x ASUS ROG Strix B550-F GAMING...
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    Question second hand graphics card works, shows black screen.

    hi. three days ago i built my very first pc. all parts are new and functioning, the graphics card (msi 1070 ti) bought secondhand. when i turned the pc on i got a "no signal" so i suspected that the card, even though the lights were burning and the fans were spinning, was broken. after...
  14. pelperson

    [SOLVED] my first ever build

    So, as you might've guessed. I am completely new to pc building and I want to build my "daily driver" where I'll be gaming, and coding software on. Since it's my first I've done quite a bit of research about parts so I would like to receive your thoughts and advice...
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    [SOLVED] Tear Apart My First Build (~$1,500 mid-range gaming / workstation PC)

    Tl;dr (More in-depth post below dotted line) What should I change? CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor Price: $279.99 CPU Cooler: Included with CPU? Or should I buy a separate one? GPU: Asus GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB TUF GAMING OC Video Card (Already owned) Motherboard: Asus TUF...
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    [SOLVED] First PC - are these components fine for a low end pc?

    Hey, I have never built a pc before and am very new to this, I want to build a low end budget gaming pc for less than £400 (roughly less than $550), I don't care about playing AAA games in the slightest, I do however want a fairly capable cpu to perform tasks such as video editing and be able to...
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    Question Building a budget PC and need help.

    So, I recently bought this case-- https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B079X2P3TR/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1--, and got it at a steal for $27. It has mixed reviews, so time will tell if the case is worth it or not, but I do want to work on finding just the basics for now, so I...
  18. whyruabeach

    [SOLVED] 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.
  19. Duklin__

    [SOLVED] Advice for Parts

    Hey, as a person who's never built a PC before, I'm wondering if any of you have some advice, recommendations, tips, or things I should keep in mind for this build location: USA Budget: around $900 before tax (for the pc) Goal: great ventilation and cooling with no concerns of overheating...
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    [SOLVED] Please Critique My First Build (~$1,500 mid-range gaming / workstation PC)

    Tl;dr (More in-depth post below dotted line) Excited to share my first PC build and get your feedback. Requirements: Primary: League of Legends (90 - 144 fps) COD Warzone (100 - 144 fps) Secondary: Reliable workstation (basic internet browsing / doc usage and storage; basic use of python...
  21. whyruabeach

    [SOLVED] first build for a noob

    So I want to make a full tower build or a build where I can take and replace parts with ease. I want to build a computer that can play games and edit videos and also use Photoshop and do animation. I don't want any fancy lighting or anything. So I was wondering if someone could just make me a...
  22. Del perro taco

    [SOLVED] Mobo won't turn on

    My first custom build. I have the cpu, mobo, psu, and case and I wanted to see what the fans are like and stuff. In theory, the mobo should turn on without ram or a drive installed, but it isn't. MŠI B450 CARBON PRO MAX WIFI for reference. 24 pin, sata power, case pwr sw, cpu power without the...
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    [SOLVED] New PC Build won't post, RAM and CPU error lights

    Ok so I just built my PC (I'll list part details down below), but after putting everything together and plugging everything where it should be I run into an issue. I'll start with what works, my fans run perfectly fine (GPU fan runs too), so I'm guessing that's no issue with my motherboard, GPU...
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    [SOLVED] Feedback on build?

    I'm pretty new to all of this and I'm just starting to plan out all the parts for my first build. Preferably I'm trying to stay under $1500 but it's fine if I go a bit over ($2000 is my max). This is what I have so far: CPU: Intel Core i7-10700 2.9 GHz CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 RGB...
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    [SOLVED] My first PC build!

    Hello! ;) After long research I made it! As I have mentioned before in my previous thread, I never build a PC in my life. This is my first build! Here it is : Motherboard - ASUS ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING CPU - AMD Ryzen 5 3600X Cooler - AMD Box Cooler GPU - ASUS RX460 (My old GPU. I decided...
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    Question My newly built PC boots up, then clicks off ten seconds after, and repeats.

    Hey all, this will be a sort of long post but I have nowhere else to ask. My specs will be at the bottom. I’m new to PC building and have almost completed my first PC. Following several tutorials and hours of building I managed to put together a decent looking mid range gaming PC. However...
  27. Rezo59

    [SOLVED] BSOD on new build ?

    Plea of help: Hello. I built my first PC after dreaming about it for so long. But of course, with my luck, it gets blue screens at random intervals. For the last week or more I've relentlessly tried to fix this problem, but to no avail sadly. I have reached a point where every single article...
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    [SOLVED] First PC - Need help with upgrade.

    Hi, I brought this rig and back in 2015 and it has treated me well. I am looking to either upgrade some parts where needed or if the whole system is completely outdated then I will have to start from scratch. Wanting some advise before I start buying parts, I'm not wanting a top of the line PC...
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    [SOLVED] First Build Advice

    Building my first budget gaming rig (1.5k AUD). I intend to use this PC for light gaming (Overwatch, Valorant, CSGO, GTA5) and art programs (Clip Studio Paint, Photoshop). This is the current list! I'm open to alternatives (available within Australia). Thanks! PCPartPicker Part List CPU: AMD...
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    [SOLVED] pc build

    Hi all, I am looking to start my first build and was hoping someone would be able to give my list a second look and make sure everything will be alright. here's the link: https://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/rbGxfP is there any way to tell if this b550 will work with the 5600x out of the box...
  31. 102938

    [SOLVED] Does this build look good?

    So I'm looking to build my own PC for the first time since my current computer is fairly outdated. I'm looking to build something around the $1700 CAD range. This is what I've come up with: CPU: Intel Core i7-10700 2.9 GHz 8-Core Processor ($430) CPU Cooler: Thermaltake UX100 38.82 CFM CPU...
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    [SOLVED] Building first PC (multitasking, programming, gaming)

    Hi everyone! After many years of owning a laptop, I finally decided to build a pc. As it is my first experience, please bare with me. I'd like to build a pc that will make it easy to program (Python), game (CS, GTA, Witcher 3) with high/ultra settings @1080 or @1440 and 60+ FPS, work with huge...
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    [SOLVED] My First AMD Build

    After a looooooong year, finally saved enough to build my first rig. Here's the list; CPU: Ryzen 3 3100 (stock cooler) MOBO: MSI B450M Mortar Max PSU: Corsair CX550M RAM: 16GB (dual) G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 HDD: 1tb Seagate Barracuda, 3.5, 7200rpm SSD: 512GB ADATA SX6000 M.2 NVMe CASE: ATX...
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    Question First build struggle MSI H270

    Rebuilding with my son. New MSI H270, i7 6700k and 16g ddr 2133 (2×8g) double, triple and re checked again. No luck. Case lights, fans and board LEDs all work, but no boot. No usb ports work and no keyboard/mouse lights. Tried several times and used every available port but no...
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    [SOLVED] Baby's First Rig (Need Help!)

    I'm building a budget gaming rig (1.5k AUD). I use my PC for light gaming (Overwatch, Valorant, CSGO, GTA5) and art programs (Clip Studio Paint, Photoshop). Would appreciate some advice on my current list! Open to alternatives (if available in Australia). PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price...
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    [SOLVED] What do you think? Should I go with this setup?

    Hello all, First time builder converting from xbox. I have never played on PC before however I have put in so much time researching and learning everything. I went from nothing and I feel as now I have a decent understanding of PC building. My budget is $1,500 Canadian but I kind of went...
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    [SOLVED] Help with PSU on Full Build

    https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/user/Swillerton/saved this is my build... i dont want to change anything except for the power supply and/or motherboard if possible... when i select a power supply it gives this message: "The ASRock Z490 Phantom Gaming 4 ATX LGA1200 Motherboard has an additional...
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    [SOLVED] Just built my First PC - I need input on if i have good parts/ enough cooling etc.

    Hello everyone. I just put together my first build based on my budget and I want input on literally everything. I dont know much so all input is valued. I was going for a medium to high end build while also maintaining my 1350$ Canadian budget. As an example i would like know if maybe i should...
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    [SOLVED] First PC Build - No clue whats good or not - Budget $1,500 CAD or less

    Looking to build my first PC (coming over from xbox). I have no idea whats good or not whether i should build or purchase a prebuild (especially since parts are expensive because of Covid). Im open to suggestions or people sending over full builds - keep in mind i dont know anything so...
  40. [SOLVED] What are my RGB options regarding this motherboard (Asus TUF B450M-PRO Gaming)

    What kind of fans/strips can i use with this MB's rgb header?