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  1. C

    Question At what temperature are MSI Ventus RTX 4070 TI fans supposed to start spinning ?

    The question says it all really haha. Ive had the card a few days, i really like it, however it idles at around 52 degrees which is quite hot compared to my 3070 Ti which was around 35 degrees sometimes 40. Q1) At what temperature are my 4070 TI fans supposed to automatically start spinning ...
  2. afsantos

    Question First PC Build! - Advice, Suggestions, Changes, Education?

    Hi everyone! This is my first time building a PC so any advice, suggestions, tips, or education is much appreciated! My knowledge about PCs is very slim, so I was hoping I could get some help through this forum. For years, I have always wanted to build a PC and now I am in a position where I can...
  3. manickraj

    Question Is an APC 1100va UPS enough for a 1000w PSU ?

    Hi guys I'm wondering whether my APC 1100 ups be enough for a 1000 or 1050w psu. the expected PC build is: Ryzen 7 7700X(AIO cooled) , RTX 3090 32 GB RAM 2TB NVMe SSD and expecting 4 to 5 case fans. Is a 1000w PSU overkill or not for this build (along with the above UPS question) ?

    Question "Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device" error ?

    Hi! My PC usually boots up perfectly fine, but occasionally, it displays the "Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device" error. To resolve this issue, I currently resolve it by shutting down the PC and then turning it back on, which seems to work. However, I'm curious if anyone might know a more...
  5. Ixtils

    Build Advice Advice and input on the gaming PC I plan to build ?

    Hi, This is my 2nd Gaming PC build, last time i build one was when 1050ti came out in 2016, and that pc is now outdated and i'm planing to build a new one My budget is 1500$ i was looking to make a 1440p build and enjoy this pc for a long time, and maybe upgrade it in 5 years if i need to. I...
  6. S

    Question Normal CPU Spikes?

    My CPU temps welling loading into certain games or playing them spike up to 90-99˚c but immediately go back down to normal gaming temps around 40-55˚f. Room temp changes but even on a cold day it will spike high. Is this normal or cause for concern? Parts list: i5-13600k Deepcool AK620 MSI...
  7. B

    Question Selling PC but not sure about the price

    I want to sell my 5 year old gaming PC but I have no idea how much I could sell it for Specs: CPU: Intel i7-7700 GPU: GeForce GTX 1060 3GB RAM: 16GB DDR4 3200 MOB: Intel B150 HDD: 2TB SSD: 500GB CASE: DeepCool TESSERACT SW (Damaged) A seller offered me 200-250 AUD for it, is that the best...
  8. kuj1o

    Question PC not booting nor turning on unless jumpstarted.

    Hello hardware community, I recently built a couple PC’s a couple weeks back and 2 of them with the same case are having the same issue. Both PC’s do not boot/black screen, and only start with a screwdriver not power button. What do i do? Most components are a little used or brand new and most...
  9. Sanchovies

    Question How to fix bent pins on end of cable ?

    Removed this cable from my prebulilt PC and I kinda messed up with the pins now bent. Nothing connects to my USB slots and PC won't connect to monitor. Just wondering what I need to do? Should I just buy a new mobo?
  10. R

    Question Upgrading Gaming PC ~1000€

    Hey everybody, I have a gaming PC with some rather old parts in need of upgrading. In my opinion, that's especially true for the CPU and motherboard. Over the years, I already added a bigger SSD and upgraded the GPU. My device is currently not eligible for Win 11 and I'd like to change that...
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    Question No signal on my new high-end Gaming PC

    Hello guys, im new here and im coming here for a help. A few days ago I purchased the following components for my new computer. Motherboard: ASUS PRIME X670-P CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 7600X Cooler: Be quiet! DARK ROCK PRO 4 Source: Cooler Master V750 Gold V2 White Edition RAM: Kingston 32GB KIT DDR5...
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    Question Need some help with low FPS + FPS drops

    My PC Specs: GPU:ASUS ROG GeForce RTX 2070 8GB CPU:Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz Cooler:CoolerMaster Hyper H411R RAM:ADATA XPG SPECTRIX D60G 32GB (4X8) 3600 running on 2666mhz Storage1:XPG XS6000 Pro M.2 512gb Storage2:Seagate Barrcuda 2Tb MotherBoard:Asus ROG STRIX B360-H GAMING Case:NZXT H510...
  13. guzi2001

    Question Brand new pc build won’t turn on !!! Please help

    hello i just finish building my 3rd pc this is my first micro build. Im runnin into a issue we’re the pc lights up (ram and gpu and mother board) but I get absolutely nothing on the screen I checked allll my connections, reinstalled my ram , basically rebuilt the whole pc over again, did the “q...
  14. D

    Question Need Suggestion - For My High-End PC Gaming Build

    Howdy, I am seeking your suggestions related to my processor and motherboard because I'm very confused. Do I need to change anything, or is this the perfect pick for my setup? Basically, I need a high-end build that can handle AAA games like COD (War Zone), Dota 2, GTA V, etc. I wanna be a...
  15. D

    Question NHL 2001 for PC no longer working! (DirectX 7)

    NHL 2001 is one of the best hockey video games around! One day I decided I wanted to play against the AI in a 20 minute match. Previously it was working as I would want to game once or twice a month. I then get an error message which reads: "You do not have Directx7. Please install Directx...
  16. Ampwillett

    Question Headphone jack problem

    Hi I have PC Specs: CPU: intel Core i7 9700KF @3.6GHZ PSU: 550w GPU: MSI Nvidia RTX 3060 12GB Ram: 32GB CPU Cooler: Cooler Master 120mm Liquid Cooler Storage: 500GB M.2 SSD/2TB HDD / 1TB HDD Motherboard: Mag Mortar B365M And my problem is everything time I connect my headphones to the pc...
  17. Assassins_Afjol

    Question What could i upgrade to increase gaming performance?

    Hello, I have a budget of £500-£1000 to improve my gaming performance and game play but i have no knowledge on what i could do to make my PC better. I mainly and only play Call Of Duty. I have attached my full spec down below. Case CORSAIR iCUE 5000X RGB MID TOWER GAMING CASE Processor (CPU)...
  18. Healer21

    Build Advice Is this a good build ?

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    Question Very confused on why my computer is lagging so much when playing games or even when I am just using it normally, my SPECS are as follows....

    Here are my specs! RTX 3070 Nivida and AMD Ryzen 5 5600x 6 core processor I have also 16g of ram. I honestly have no idea why it is slow, I thought I had a beefy computer but it can't even play any game without LAG/freezes or use chrome without freezing and it also feels like my keyboard has...
  20. E

    [SOLVED] how do i upgrade my Gpu to rtx 3060 ti without bottlenecking it ?

    hi, my system specs: cpu i5-4670k, gpu zotac 1050ti mini mobo- gigabyte z87x-ud3h, bios version F10b psu corsair cs650m ram corsair 4x4gb @1600 mhz Crucia MX 500 500gb ssd WD 1TB sata internal hdd, AHCI cabinet: cooler master haf 912 cpu cooler-Hyper 212X OS: Windows10 Now i wanna upgrade my...
  21. ringmany

    Question Thoughts on £1200 gaming PC build?

    Hi everyone, Building a gaming PC for my friend with a budget of around £1000-1400. I'm a bit out of the loop since I haven't built a PC in around 3 years, so a lot has changed in times of hardware, GPU prices etc. A user on another post suggested this build...
  22. D

    Build Advice New PC build, would like some advice.

    I've posted a couple times around here but finally looking to see if any tweaks need to be made to these two builds. I was originally going to upgrade my PSU, RAM and GPU from my current build, but after testing a few games that I'd like to stream, my CPU seems to not be able to handle both...
  23. KotaOfficial

    Question Boot process stuck at the "enter bios" screen ?

    I got my PC back from a shop a few days ago. It was working great up until today, I went to start it up this morning and it froze at the enter bios screen. I press F2, I press del and nothing happens. It’s been sitting there for a few hours and it seems as if nothing is registering. What do I do?
  24. ringmany

    Question Looking for gaming build suggestions (£800-£1400 budget)

    Hi everyone, A friend has asked me for advice on building a new PC. It's been around 3+ years since I built my last PC, so I'm a little bit out of the loop on the latest hardware, differences between how Intel VS Ryzen are doing these days (Although I always preferred Ryzen) and GPU prices...
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    Question High End PC suddenly having low performance and stuttering while gaming

    Hello, I've tried looking at possible ways to solve this issue and I don't know what to do PC specs (slightly built off of a prebuilt I've had for over a year): CPU: Intel i7-11700KF (came with prebuilt) Motherboard: MSI Z590 PRO WIFI (replacement for prebuilt) GPU: Gigabyte GeForce RTX...
  26. Mining razor

    Question GPU fans spinning but no detection or display on monitor

    PC specs: AMD Ryzen 7 5700G 4.6GHz 8 Cores 16 Threads AM4 CPU Gigabyte RTX 3090 24g WD Blue SN550 1TB Corsair VENGEANCE RGB PRO 16GB 3600Mhz Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE AMD Motherboard Corsair iCUE 4000X RGB TG Mid Tower ATX Case - Black Corsair iCUE H100i ELITE CAPELLIX Liquid CPU Cooler All...
  27. HachiDog

    Question Gaming build after 2 years suddenly stop working.

    Hi, I tried look around on several forums and sites for advace and solutions regarding my issue but nothing worked so far. The case: My pc was running smoothly just finished playing a game closed the game and left pc running with open browser and i went to sleep for power nap. About an hour...
  28. S

    Question Intel 12700 and NVidia 3060Ti Gaming PC

    Hello is this prebuild from firebase for an Intel 12700 and Nvidia 3060Ti a good deal? I have listed the specs I used and the total cost below. Specs: Corsair 4000D Airflow Tempered Glass Gaming Case Black Gigabyte...
  29. OldHwOverclocker

    [SOLVED] What is the bottleneck in my system?

    Hi. I'd like to know what is bottlenecking my system. I play mostly Fortnite at 1440p resolution and I'm getting way lower fps than I expected. Task manager shows CPU usage at most 40% and no single core is used even close to 100%. GPU usage is 40-55%. Temperatures are not a problem on either...
  30. Sanic

    Question What hardware parts for gaming rig?

    * old OP, please continue downward * I’m looking to build an everything PC with a main focus on 1440p gaming and I would like your help to make sure I’m getting the most cost to performance, future-resisting and good looking with at least some RGB for a flexible budget of $2k. I’ve put a lot...
  31. Mafiya

    Question Pc is very laggy and choppy when I boot up system

    Hello I recently been having problem where every time I load into windows, the desktop seems as if it is running like 10 fps and you can notice it when you click the windows button in the corner and with everything else. It mostly happens at boot up or when in the display goes to sleep. It goes...
  32. W

    [SOLVED] How much do you think my PC is worth if I tried to sell?

    Hi Tom's Hardware PC enthusiasts. I am trying to gauge what my PC would be worth today. I assembled it in 2012 and have since upgraded only the GPU to the GTX 1060 6GB SC in 2017. Just this past February, I replaced the thermal paste. I'm thinking to price it around $300 (without storage)...
  33. D

    [SOLVED] Psu wattage i should use and what u reccomend for me to buy

    What wattage PSU should I choose for a pc with the following specifications : Intel Core i9 12900k Msi meg z690 unify Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Gaming OC T. Force delta 2x16gb ddr5 6400mhz ram NZXT Kraken Z73 RGB 9x Corsair LL-120 2x wdblack sn850 2tb
  34. Jeykzo

    Question Bad Fps with Good specs.

    Hi I have a good pc but I don't feel like that I'm getting the best Fps from it, also my system keep freezing sometimes but not for so long. My specs are: GPU: RTX 2070 SUPER CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-10600K CPU @ 4.10GHz 4.10 GHz RAM: One stick 16.0 GB - 2400Mhz HDD: 1TB / SDD: 500GB
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    [SOLVED] New PC turns on, monitor lights up but only a black screen ?

    Hello everyone, My brother just brought a new pc prebuilt from PC specialist/Curry’s PC World, I usually build my own but he bought this : It’s meant...
  36. C

    [SOLVED] Best Pre-Built for £1300 (UK)

    Hi. I have a friend who is looking to purchase a pre-built gaming PC (from a reputable brand). His budget is £1300 maximum as he needs to source a keyboard, mouse etc... Games he will be looking to play include Warzone, Rainbow Six Siege, Call of Duty, GTA etc... Just wants to get the most...
  37. EvooHD


    ZOTAC AMP HOLO (3070 Ti) 1) MSI GAMING TRIO X (3070 Ti) 2) GIGABYATE GAMING O (3070 Ti) 3)...
  38. titantechitau

    Question Titan Tech IT Pre-Built Gaming Pc's

    Hello, everyone! My name is Diante Smith, and I'd like to introduce myself. I spend a lot of my free time online. One day, while searching on Google, I came across an intriguing website about computer gaming. When I opened it, I discovered Titan Tech IT. It's a fantastic website for a gaming...
  39. R

    [SOLVED] This is my computer specs - Pls help me to maximize for gaming.

    ------------------ System Information ------------------ Time of this report: 1/17/2022, 19:32:49 Machine name: USER-PC Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.110408-1633) Language: English (Regional Setting: English) System...
  40. Varzoh

    Question Hello beautiful people I have a total of 3 questions in this one forum. You can answer one or all the questions; any answer is greatly appreciated.

    I am planning on buying these components listed here. This PC is being built for adobe creative cloud editing in 4k, occasional cinema 4d, lots of intense stress of pc gaming, etc. First Question: Motherboard The motherboard I planned on getting was a Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WI-FI) ATX...