First PC build

Forum discussion tagged with First PC build.
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    Question Require help in PC Build

    Hey guys I will be building my first ever PC very soon and I have selected all the parts I'd like to go with. Here is the list- Ryzen 5 2600 Sapphire RX 5700 MSI B450 Tomahawk EVGA 600W 80+ BR ( Non- modular) G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB (2x8) 3200MHz (F4-3200C16D-16GVKB ) Kingston A400 SSD 480GB...
  2. KingQueen65

    Question I think i ruined my first pc build HELP

    Ok so today I built my very first. I watched a hundred PC building videos on YouTube to prepare, and have helped a friend build one before. Everything was going smoothly, I put everything together and went to boot it up for the first time. First boot looked good, it all turned on and was glowing...
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    Question First time PC build!

    Hey everyone, so I plan on building my first PC soon. I’m still new to mostly everything but it’s a learning path. Anyways, after many opinions and suggestions this is the (potential) build I came up with. I plan to use it for editing/rendering videos, streaming from console as well as PC, and...
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    Question Will this pc work?

    Hello so in the next week or so i will be buying my first gaming pc. I wanted to ask is everything here gonna work, will there be any issues. View:
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    [SOLVED] R7 1700 stock cooler temps high?

    Recently I have put together my first build, it is primarily going to be used as a gaming pc but I wanted the extra cores and the 1700 was the same price as the 2600 when I purchased it. Specs: R7 1700 stock cooler H500 case stock config (plan to add 2 fans at the front) b450 tomahawk board...
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    Reinstalling Windows 7 - How can I effectively transfer some programs over?

    I have only my one SSHD and some USBs lying around. Is it possible to just throw the program files into the USBs and then place the files into the fresh install and have them work? Hope this doesn't seem too confusing.
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    Lap top has shut down and whont really start and can't remove the battery

    Doing my course work and laptop shut down whont re start and can't remove the battery
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    Does my PC support GTX 1050 Ti?

    I'm thinking about to buy GTX 1050 Ti Graphics Card. Does it support Acer H61H2-AM V(1.1) motherboard? It has 1* PCI Exp x16 (2.0) My PC Specs: Motherboard: Acer H61H2-AM V(1.1) CPU: Intel Pentium 2 Core G630 RAM: 8GB DDR3 1333 Display: Acer V203H. It has only VGA input port. PSU: DPS-250AB-63...
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    cluless dufus building a computer

    hi I am a cluless dufus building a computer here is my build 1 × ASRock H170M Pro4S LGA 1151 Intel H170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard 1 × Intel Core i3-6100 3M 3.7 GHz LGA 1151 BX80662I36100 Desktop Processor 1 × G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM...
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    I need help to set up my new computer

    Hi guys , I want to set up one gaming computer. I need your help for the name of the items required and prices. I already buyed the CPU i7 6700K 4.0Ghz ( turbo boost 4.2Ghz) 8Mb cache etc.. Now I need the name and the price too for : Motherboard Ram cooler I'm thinking to buy the GTX 970 ( 200...
  11. skunkwrks

    Having backup operating stems

    So i had an issue where my computer did not display windows, in fact i was getting a no BOOTMGR display and the BIOS was not seeing my internal HD, finally it worked and it came on but how would one go about installing having 2 HD that are mirrored so if one fails the other is here to take over.
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    Comp won't boot up, is the motherboard dead?

    Hello all, I'm putting together a computer and I'm running into issues with getting and graphics on the monitor. I don't have a motherboard speaker (waiting for one to arrive) and I don't have another PC to try each individual part yet. So far, I get: - CPU fan spinning - PSU fan spinning -...
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    Which radiator will do a better job, a XSPC one or a thicker unbranded?

    Specifically I'm talking about this XSPC radiator and this generic radiator. Thanks in advance for your help!
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    What RAM do I need?

    Hi, I'm 13 years old and I've always been using computers my dad built, but when we were going to build one together, I noticed he never used RAM.. So all the time i have been playing games with just a hard drive. Anyways, what type of RAM do I need? I have 3 PCI slots and this is what they look...
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    Need help with a heatsink question.

    I'm upgrading my older HP desktop. It currently has an Athlon II X4 635 2.9GHz 95W (part #ADX635WFK42GM) processor. I'm upgrading to a Phenom II X6 1055T 95W (Part #HDT55TWFK6DGR). I know my motherboard will support the new processor and they're both AM3 socket so those aren't issues. My...
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    NVIDIA video card geforce gt 610

    hi everyone, I bought a pre assembled PC from a firend who owns an hardware shop. so i got a NVIDIA video card geforce gt 610, but it seems like the card is getting worse every day. in the first 2-3 monthe i could play lots of heavy games on very high setings, but now my pc can barely handle...
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    Will this 500$ build work? I heard people said that this gpu (r9 280) is very big, will it fit this case? Does all the parts go with each other? Anythign I need to change? Thanks for the help!
  18. Hanlet

    URGENTLY need CPU cooler for ASRock Z77 ITX (Noctua U9B?)

    I have an EVGA Hadron with an ASRock Z77E-ITX MB and the stock Intel cooler seems to be the loudest noise in the case. Its running a Xeon E3 1230v2 (so no overclocking). I just want something quiet with moderate performance that will fit my case/MB. I'm running Corsair Vengeance LP RAM so I...
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    Zalman z9 plus rear fan- where to install/give power- help!

    Hey all. I'm currently building my pc, but had to stop yesterday due to frustration over one particular fan at the back of the case which isn't a small 3-pin that goes onto the mobo. It is a huge connection that has two connectors, one 4 pin male and one 4-holed female, one facing one way with...
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    unable to maintain 150kbps

    Hi I have noticed something strange with my wifi. If i restart my router my laptop connects to 150mbps wifi for a few minutes, then the internet stops working and i am no longer connected to it. But it still shows up on the list of available networks, and i can connect, but now it is only...