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  1. StativeDog

    [SOLVED] My PC wont post anymore. (URGENT)

    I just built my first PC ( https://pcpartpicker.com/list/F8Ng7T ) and it was all going smoothly. I tested the system before putting it in the case, managed my cables, and booted it up. At first, I was getting this screen ( View: https://imgur.com/a/5pHPm ) and had no ability to access my...
  2. W

    Question New PC, no video output

    First, I want to say that I've read through the stickied '"No POST", "system won't boot", and "no video output" troubleshooting checklist' multiple times but the most recent time, number 6 stood out to me. Here are my specs: MOBO: ASRock B450M Pro4 GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 CPU: (3rd Gen)...
  3. rpuff

    [SOLVED] First Build! “Fan spinning no display”

    So this is my first build, and I’m having a “fan spinning, no display” problem. I rechecked my connections, Everything (that’s supposed to) lights up. Any tips? Parts List
  4. Shaunk1224

    [SOLVED] What is a good GPU to pair with the Ryzen 3 3200g?

    I'm just about to start my first build and I am using a 3200 g mostly as a cost saver until I can afford a GPU. I was looking at the MSI RX 580 Armor 8gb OC but I'm very very open to suggestions. Any thoughts? I also plan on upgrading my motherboard and CPU down the line at some point so it'd...
  5. F

    [SOLVED] Fist Build — Recommendations / Help

    Hello, it is my first time building a pc. I read many reviews and watched many videos over the last weeks. (1500€ limit) But I am still not sure if my build is good. Would be greatly appreciate if you guys could help me. That's my part list: https://de.pcpartpicker.com/list/nXngHB I am not...
  6. FlavMng87

    [SOLVED] New build compatibility

    Hi, I am new in pc building and I just finished to find every component for my build. I want a good pc gaming. (about 1100$) These are my components: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (AM4, 3.60GHz, 6-Core) Air cooler: (Come with the CPU) MOBO: MSI B450 Gaming Plus MAX (AM4, AMD B450, ATX) GPU...
  7. K

    [SOLVED] First Build Finalizing

    Hello all, I'm going to start buying my parts this week for my first PC build, and I want one last bit of input before I send off for everything. I'm doing an AMD Build, only running one monitor, mostly going to use it for games and movies. Maybe I'd like to do VR at some point but its not...
  8. K

    [SOLVED] First Build Optimization

    I'm looking at building my first PC in the next month or so, and I'm trying to optimize my build as much as I can. It's primarily for gaming and movies. I'd like to be able to run VR as well. Friend of mine has a cyberpower PC build from amazon that says comes with an i7-9700K, a 2070 Super and...
  9. A

    [SOLVED] First time build. Motherboard blinks LEDs for a moment and turns off

    I'm trying to build following PC: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Jj4N27 Initially I've assembled MB, CPU, GPU, RAM, SSD, CPU cooler, PSU in case. Powering up PSU results in quick flash of decorative LEDs. I read advises posted here and decided to build out of the case. As a first step I tried...
  10. Dizero

    [SOLVED] Wondering if a msi b450 tomahawk max would work with these parts?

    Hello so I recently have decided to build my first ever pc and am obviously learning as I go. I just purchased a radeon rx 570 , and corsair vengeance. Im wondering if a mai b450 tomahawk max motherboard would be compatible for these before I spend money on something that doesnt work. Please let...
  11. [SOLVED] Liquid Cooling Loop is running hotter than previous Air Cooler?

    I've recently installed a liquid cooling loop into my pc to replace my previous air cooling unit for my cpu. With my previous air cooler, I was seeing idle temperatures around 35C. With the liquid cooling, I'm seeing temperatures around 45-50C at idle and 65C under stress (running cinebench)...
  12. bobjackieson

    [SOLVED] Building a budget pc, any opinions?

    PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (14nm) 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor | £91.97 @ CCL Computers Motherboard | Gigabyte B450M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard | £60.93 @ Amazon UK Memory | Crucial Ballistix 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory | £62.99 @...
  13. bobjackieson

    [SOLVED] Big Spec Choice

    R5 2600x, XFX Rx 570 4gb, 16gb ram, Grey Label Corsair Vs 550w (£516) Vs R5 1600, Saphire Pulse Rx 580 8gb, 8gb ram, 2017 CX550 (£508) Both are in my price point. Might be able to wiggle ram up abit but would have to sacrifice speed. Thoughts? Also there's no more wiggle in my budget atm! So...
  14. bobjackieson

    [SOLVED] Should I bank on a 580?

    Looking at a xfx 570 4gb. The 8gb is 20 more for little benefit and the 580 is at minimum 30-40. That's for asus and xfx versions. Want to avoid used since this is my first true build. I mostly play technic mod packs, civ 6, euro truck and looking to play mount and blade II. Also I could always...
  15. bobjackieson

    [SOLVED] Best budget psu

    Which psu should I get for my budget? I'm was looking at this one and then I saw a bunch of fear mongering about it. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07PGW8TN6/ref=cm_sw_r_other_apa_i_RVStEbEDERC5K I don't want anything modular. I just want something that I can switch on and power up my pc! I...
  16. 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...
  17. M

    [SOLVED] what recommendations do you have on this build

    the GPU I'm using is a 570 4gb but took it off because I've already bought it, I wouldn't mind switching my mobo and CPU to amd, but found this processor to be better for the price. PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | Intel Core i3-9100F 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor...
  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. M

    [SOLVED] this build decent for casual gaming/web surfing?

    adding either a 570 or 580 later when I get enough money, but was wondering if this was decent as is, and any recommendations, also wondering if this mobo would work with a 3200g out of box. PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | AMD Ryzen 3 3200G 3.6 GHz Quad-Core...
  20. 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...
  21. K

    [SOLVED] Turned on my PC, looked like it started up but then turned off and won't turn on again. Please help!

    I switched on my PC once I'd finished it (first build) and it lit up, fans started spinning etc. it seemed fine. It took me 5/10 seconds to figure out how to turn on my new monitor and by this time the PC was dead. It won't turn back on again. I'm not sure if anything was displayed. I've watched...
  22. M

    [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...
  23. Mr Pepp

    [SOLVED] Is this build fine? - First Build

    I'm totally new when it comes to building a PC and I'd love to know if this build is any good and what kind of improvements would be needed for my new build before I order it. I'm looking for a 1440p pc which is capable of streaming. My current build idea: PCPartPicker Part List...
  24. A

    Question G.Skill Trident Z Neo only one stick will light

    Hi all, Just last night I built my first computer and it went swimmingly except for one small issue with my RAM. I bought a set of G.Skill Trident Z Neo for use with my AMD 3700x on a Asus Prime x570 p motherboard but one of the sticks is not lighting up. Both sticks are being recognized in...
  25. dale42

    [SOLVED] I just built my first computer and there is no video output>

    I Just built my first computer. there is a red led Waring light by the CPU.(see picture) I don't know whats wrong. Powers on, but no video output. Please help. MSI B450 GAMING PRO CARBON AC ATX AM4 Motherboard Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-06 AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor MSI GeForce...
  26. MNIX

    [SOLVED] First Build: Will it work?

    Tried to organize a build list for the first time after a couple days of intensive googling. Any thoughts or suggestions? Any help is appreciated! https://pcpartpicker.com/list/22v9rV
  27. A

    [SOLVED] Are Early Black Friday Deals Worth It?

    Hi, First off I am relatively new to Black Friday shopping so I am looking for some seasoned veterans out there to share some of there wisdom and experience on the matter. I was planning on waiting until Black Friday to buy all of the components I need at a discounted price, but as I'm sure...
  28. ChaosZX

    [SOLVED] Advice on budget gaming PC build

    Hi everyone, I'm a total noob to building PCs and I've used laptops almost exclusively up until now, but I'm planning to throw together my own PC in the near/not-too-distant future. What I'm looking for is a PC that can run most/all games at 1080p, primarily at 60fps but up to 144fps if possible...
  29. T

    [SOLVED] First build. Need advice on fan setup

    So it's my first build and im all good to go apart from a small query regarding case fans - this subject seems to be most divisive when trying to research your first build. I've bought the NZXT H510 which comes with two 120mm exhaust fans pre installed (top and rear). I was wanting to get...
  30. D

    Question PC clicks and doesn't turn on. Can't figure out what is wrong. [First Build]

    Whenever I try to turn on my pc, there is a click from the power supply and nothing happens. However, whenever I unplug the power supply cable going to the CPU_PWR_1, the PC turns on. When this is turned on, the CPU isn't turned on obviously so I can't get any output on my screen. I have had the...
  31. A

    [SOLVED] 2070 Super or 2080 for same price?

    Hi, I was wondering if I could fine a 2080 non super used for the same price as a 2070 super, which would be better. I've done a bit of research and it seems like they perform almost identically the same, but the 2080 has more tensor cores etc. I am going to be using this to play games at 1440p...
  32. A

    [SOLVED] Only M.2 SSD for a brand new combuter

    Hello. I'm thinking of building my first ever computer and I was wondering if it's possible to only have an M.2 ssd on the computer. I couldn't find anything on the forums. These are the components I'm thinking of buying, any thoughts on this will also be appreciated: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600...
  33. E

    First build opinions?

    Hey everyone, this is going to be my first build, sort of a mid range build. I'd like to know your opinions on it, if it's a solid build, if you'd change anything or add. Thanks in advance! AMD RYZEN 5 3600x Wraith Stealth Gigabyte GeForce® RTX 2060 SUPER Windforce OC 8GB GD6 Corsair TX650M...
  34. C

    [SOLVED] A320M-S2H build not booting to BIOS after first start

    I just finished building my first pc. Specs are: Gigabyte A320M-S2H Motherboard Athlon 200GE Crucial Ballistix 8GB RAM EVGA 450BV Power Supply (Used, but looks to be in pretty good shape) Rosewill FBM-06 (Using integrated graphics for now) After building it, I hooked it up to my monitor and...
  35. T

    [SOLVED] First build 2.0

    Hey guys, A while back I posted a first build idea, thanks for all the help with that, since then I upgraded my budget a bit and need your advice once again. This is what’s on my mind now: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Fbzd8Y The pc mostly gonna be used for gaming all sorts of titles, I’m...
  36. T

    [SOLVED] First Gaming/VFX/3D Modeling Pc for 1300€

    (I'm French and 17 so please forgive me if my English isn't that great) Hi there, I'll soon build myself my first pc (i've been on a laptop with a 960m for three years now). I can spend at maximum 1300 euros (I live in France) and I've already got keyboard, mouse and a 144hz monitor. I was...
  37. B

    Question Getting my 3200 flare x cl 14 up to speed!!

    I have a taichi x470 mobo 2700x 32 gbs of(4 sticks of 8) g.skill flare x 3200 cl14 Need help getting it up to speed. I cant seem to get the xmp profile right. Anyone handy with the asrock uefi??? Thanks yall
  38. X

    [SOLVED] CPU+GPU Suggestion

    Hey guys, Hope you are doing well. I will be building this PC in October or November of this year and I need a bit of guidance. I have done plenty of research and I am unable to determine which CPU+GPU combo would be ideal for my target resolution and build. I hope you experienced PC builders...
  39. Y

    Question What case should I get?

    Hi, I'm wondering if the ThermalTake Versa H24 ($59) is compatible with this build and if there are any better cases which are cheap (around $50 AUD) and compatible with this build. CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 Motherboard: ASRock B450 Pro4 Graphics Card: Asus GTX 1060 6gb Dual OC RAM: Corsair Vengenace...
  40. Y

    [SOLVED] Is this a good PC build?

    Hi, I'm new to the forums, and to PC building. I'm curious as to whether or not this is an alright, compatible build for my first PC build. I will be using this PC primarily for gaming. CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 Motherboard: ASRock B450 Pro4 Graphics Card: Asus GTX 1060 6gb Dual OC RAM: Corsair...