First pc

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  1. Albert637

    Question What do I do if I just broke 1 ceramic capacitor from the top middle or just a bit to the right on the back of my motherboard?

    So recently I just build my very first PC and I bought the ASRock b550m steel legend mobo , and I realised that Ive broken off a ceramic capacitor on the top right of my motherboard, I want to know if my PC will work fine for the next 5 years while gaming and doing school work . I m not planning...
  2. jnjnilson6

    Discussion What Were the CPU and Specs of Your First PC?

    Specs of my first computer (year 2001): CPU: Intel Celeron Tualatin @ 1.3 GHz (overclockable to 1.5 GHz) GPU: GeForce2 MX 400 w/ 64 MB memory RAM: 256 MB HDD: 40 GB Operating Systems: Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000 and RedHat Linux 7.3 You may write about your current system specs and CPU, the...
  3. jnjnilson6

    Discussion CPU Power through the Years

    The Core i9-12900K harbors the same performance a Pentium 4 HT clocked at 241.3 GHz would produce. *Core i9-12900K Score - 2956 points Pentium 4 HT @ 3.06 GHz Score - 37.5 points Pentium 4 HT @ 1.0 GHz Score - 12.25 points *Pentium 4 HT @ 241.3 GHz Score - 2956 points Dividing 2956 by 12.25...
  4. E

    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...
  5. Takaragomy

    [SOLVED] I am helping my friend build her first PC, will not post. Need help to diagnose the issue.

    I have built roughly a dozen PCs over the last few years, but this is only the 2nd AMD PC, and I do not have any spare AMD Processors/Motherboards that I can test out those parts with. I assembled the PC, and double checked all connections. I have not plugged in case fans or RGB yet because the...
  6. H

    [SOLVED] First PC - Workstation & Light Gaming

    I have no experience with building computers and would like help with components from scratch. I want a low end pc that focuses on performance not looks. I like in the UK and want to buy the GPU and CPU second-hand. Approximate Purchase Date: By the end of this month but can wait longer if I...
  7. R

    [SOLVED] My ultimate PC build!

    Hey! After many days of research, I finally finished with selecting the components for my future PC. I must say that without help from members of this wonderful forum I would never do that. So thank you, everyone. Right now before I press the button "Buy Now" I need to get approval from you...
  8. Mangogamer

    [SOLVED] What DIMM slot and changing frequency

    I have a b450m pro4 and g.skill Ripjaws at 3200 and ryzen 3 3200g I want to know what slots to put my ram in and how to put it at 2933
  9. whyruabeach

    [SOLVED] Building my 1st computer for gaming and video editing/photoshop

    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...
  10. P

    [SOLVED] MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX with a Ryzen 7 2700x also build help!

    I wanted to buy a new PC for mostly gaming (1080p) but also editing but have no clue about it. Would this MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX motherboard be fine with a Ryzen 7 2700x? Is the stock cooler fine? Also if anyone could tell me if this was a good build, and which parts to take, it would be...
  11. 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) :)
  12. N

    [SOLVED] First PC build, need help

    I am building my first pc soon, but I need help with the parts. If anyone has any suggestions, they would be greatly appreciated. So far I have: ryzen 7 2700x (I will be using the wraith prism included) MSI gtx 1070 armor gigabyte x470 aorus ultra gaming corsair vengeance (16gb @ 2666mhz)...
  13. S

    Sapphire RX 580 Pulse 8gb coil whine?

    So i just got Sapphire RX 580 Pulse 8gb and im curious if this edition has issues with coil whining? Or it does not metter at all on the edition? And its just an RX 580 problem. I'm pretty new with pc building so getting some knowledge along the way would be cool.
  14. J

    Trying to remember a late 80's dos game

    I'm trying to remember an 80's dos game, but it might also be an early. 90's game as well. It's featured for about 2 seconds in the end of episode 6 of the eighties on Netflix. I believe you are wearing a visor, or something like Google glass, and I know you travel through time. It's a time...
  15. A

    Music player with straightest audio path?

    Hi guys! Simple question: Wich music player has the simplest audiopath (on Mac)? Where the music file goes the straightest way from it's location, to the sound card, and to my headphones. (WITHOUT any excess rendering, processing, upsampling, modilation and so on.) The Straightest Audio...
  16. M

    b450 or x470 for overclocking?

    I am trying to decide on which motherboard to get: -MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC -Gigabyte X470 Gaming 5 Wifi Im building a gaming rig around a Ryzen 5 2600, and i plan on overclocking at some point, and eventually i will want to put a better cpu in the board, so i guess im trying to...
  17. L

    Toshiba Laptop charging problem

    My laptop charges to full battery when it shut down When I open it and start using it it doesn’t charge
  18. L

    Will my pc be able to run PUBG well. I have an amd a6-6400k 4.1ghz dual core processor a ASUS AMD Radeon RX 460 4GB ROG STRIX

    Would love to know if my pc will run PUBG on constant 60fps before i but it.
  19. T

    Windows 7 will not open in safe mode

    Windows pro will not open, even in safe mode. It will also not open in any other option in F8. I do not have a repair disk. Can I install new OS? Windows 7 Ultimate? How?
  20. A

    update my gpu and cpu cooler

    I want to update my system in gpu and cpu cooler my pc is: CPU I5 Processor 7600k cooler corsair h100 v2 Motherboard z270 gaming 7 aorus Cooler master maker 5 cabinet Memory RAM 16gb corsair led blue 3000mhz Monitor asus vz229h Power Supply 650w supernova gold g3 Storage 1tb seagate barracuda...
  21. L

    Gtx 1050 on a 250w PSU?

    Will it run okay? I cant afford to upgrade anything else at the moment PC is prebuilt: hp pro 3130 mt here are the specs
  22. T

    Radeon HD 6970 good find for $50?

    Someone is selling Radeon HD 6970 for $50, is that a good card for the price? 2gb vram And I'm also planning on getting a new PSU, is EVGA 500b a good choice? (for $40)
  23. A

    Event ID 41:Random Restart

    I recently modified my home computer from `Windows 10` to `Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview`. This changes I made to test `Bash On Ubuntu to Windows` to test Linux commands using Bash command line. Basically I was interested in test .net core from Linux environment. However, after this, I am...
  24. A

    I am building a pc for the first time! What's your opinion on these components?

    Hi guys, I’m new to building pcs and I wanted your opinion on the following parts that I have chosen for my rig. (note: I have no plans for overclocking right now) Intel i5 6500 3.2ghz/3.6ghz turbo...
  25. O

    Looking for the best choice

    Im looking for a laptop computer that can run my music software and hardware smoothly. I.e Fruityloops, Reasons, and SoundEditPro. Help me out
  26. S

    Overheating Problems i7-4790k

    Using h100i max pump and fan speed Idle temps 32-38 Use prime 95 for half a second and they all max to 100c Running at 4400Mhz Is there a problem with my h100i?
  27. Ivan Pavlovic

    Is my gpu dead

    So one night my screen started flickering so i turnd my pc off and then next morning pc booted up then i played youtube video and walked away from pc for a second then when i got back there were some weird lines over youtube video so i moved cursor and then whole monitor picture started melting...
  28. I

    CPU or MoBo?

    Hey, I recently bought a new CPU and a new MoBo.... (i7-4790k, Gigabyte gaming 5). It worked fine for the first few days but now during games or even watching movies it freezes and goes to a blue screen which start to count something that i don't know. there is also a massage saying that it's a...
  29. iPepsi57

    hal.dll BSOD at boot help

    So, this is the first time I've ever gotten this error. Usually, as soon as my computer boots (which is about 10 seconds) I open up my browser instantly. As soon as I opened my browser I get a BSOD. Here is the link for my minidump. Can any of you look at this and tell me what could have been...
  30. D

    New GTX 970, DSR question.

    Just looking for some experienced input on gaming at different resolutions. I just upgrade to a GTX 970, and its great. I want to force 1360x768 when I game on my living room TV, as its 720p, and the desktop is easier to view from 10 ft away. My tv accepts 1080 input, and just downscales. Even...
  31. D

    Linksys e2500 to support 200 mbps internet

    So I am going to get TimeWarner's 200 mbps internet and I have e2500 wifi router right now. This router has 10/100 WAN port but has N wifi. Does this mean I can only use 100 mbps of the internet? If yes, why are they saying wifi will support 300 + 300 mbps of speed in their spec? Is this just...
  32. F

    Gaming rig under $500?

    I'm new to the whole tech side of PCs - especially gaming set ups, and I was wondering if someone could help me pick out a laptop/desktop or the parts for a build for a rig that would be able to run Skyrim, Oblivion, e.t.c on Ultra at 60fps? I don't really play any games on PC besides those...
  33. G

    asus g751 jt or sager sager np8268-s

    Both of gtx 970m , the only difference being 3gb vram for asus and 6gb for sager.. which one should i buy?
  34. K

    Old battleship game

    Hello, I've been searching for the name of a game 10 - 15 years ago. I don't remember anything from the title but in this game you first had to build a battleship that was out of earth. The building stage was a hexagon pattern. You had to equip it with thrusters, generator, cannons, spikes...
  35. F

    R9 280x using 2d clocks in certain games

    I have an MSI R9 280x 3GB, and I've been having all sorts of trouble getting it to work properly. My latest struggle is with the clocks in game. When I play less demanding games, such as source engine games, the clocks go down to the idle settings. This causes massive performance loss and a game...
  36. W

    Newly built PC not booting at all, led blinks for a moment

    Hey, So I (and for the record, I'm a complete newbie in this) tried to assemble my PC today, following all the manuals and guides I could find, but it won't boot. I followed the steps mentioned in the sticky above, also without result. The only 'clue' I have is that the led will sometimes blink...
  37. D

    X58M (MS-7593 v1.0) M-ATX Mainboard, what graphics cards are compatable?

    Instead of building a new PC for gaming, i am upgrading my old desktop's graphics to save some cash. (12 GB RAM, 1TB storage). So i need to know what graphics cards are compatable with it's X58M (MS-7593 v1.0) M-ATX Mainboard. (looking at ASUS R9270X-DC2T-2GD5 Graphics Cards R9270X-DC2T-2GD5)...
  38. Y

    folder cant open in external hard disk

    when open one of the folder in sony external hard disk. it wont open. and it shows as error occured in open processor and no i/o process. what should i do for open that folder?? please any one help me b'case my imp file is there.............
  39. J

    Corsair h100i vs 105

    So I'm looking to finally upgrade to liquid cooling and I narrowed down the choices to these two. Im pretty sold on the 100i but I do not know if the 105 will be significantly better. Im also looking to overclock my rig(3570k, gtx 670, cx500watt psu) but I do not know if these coolers will be an...
  40. Vitric9

    GTX 770 vs GTX 680...

    Ok I know this is an old topic and on paper the 770 is better. But I cannot find any heaven 4.0 benchmarks for the GTX 770 so I can compare notes. I do find many for the gtx 680 and 670. I am using the PNY GTX 770 which is basically a referemce 770 with better cooling. I find the games get...