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New Build Advice

Forum discussion tagged with New Build Advice.
  1. bi9grizz

    Question New Build Does Nothing

    Hi. This is my 4th build (second personal for me) and I’m having some trouble. I’ve assembled my pc together and now nothing happens. The led light for my power button led comes on but the pc won’t come on. No fans, no beep from speaker nothing. I disconnected and reconnected everything and...
  2. N

    Question What specs do I need to run Minecraft rtx at maximum settings?

    Hello, surprisingly I couldn't find much detail elsewhere on this. I'm going to build a new computer and Minecraft is the only game I play. Does anyone have experience or can tell me what specs I need for maximum settings? Specifically looking for speeds and quantity instead of actual make/model...
  3. D

    Question Will Be Building a New computer Soon, Need To Get W10 on the new PC.

    So I'll be buying new parts for a brand new computer (whole new system), and I want to do a fresh install of Windows 10. My current PC has W10 installed on a HDD. My new OS drive will be a NVMe SSD in the new system. How do I go about using my current W10 license and using it on my new computer...
  4. HanzoCPU

    Question Having trouble starting Asus ROG z390-e build

    So I just started a build with these parts: Montech AirXARGB EATX case ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming MB i5-9600K LGA1151 Samsung 860 EVO SSD 500gb Hyper 212EVO Gigabyte GEForce GTX 1660super Corsair CX650M Razer Blackwidow Elite Razer Mamba Tournament Edition Acer Nitro VG240Y Okay so I've connected...
  5. cjnichols

    Question New Build Suggestions

    I'm looking at building a new gaming PC by the end of the year. It has been 6 years since my last build which was also my first. When should I start? Are their new parts coming before the end of the year? I don't want my build to be out of date too soon. Hoping to stay within a $800 to $1600...
  6. setter43

    Question Would this case be suited to my build? (Fractal)

    Hey all, I have started a new build. I have chosen to go with the Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case. I am wondering it would worth buying some additional front intake fans to help with cooling. Thoughts? If I was to get additional fans I was looking at two Noctua NF-A14 PWM, 4-Pin...
  7. PCNoGo

    Question How do I prevent my PC from freezing when gaming?

    I just recently built this PC a few days ago, these are the components: CPU: I7 9700k not overclocked GPU: 2080 Super Hybrid MOBO: MSI MPG Z390M Gaming Edge AC (mATX) RAM: 16GB Corsair DDR4 SSD: 500GB M.2/1 TB SSD (Both Samsung PSU: Corsair 750W Gold Plus Rated The issue I am having is that...
  8. T

    Question z490 motherboard help

    I am buying an intell I7-10700k and i dont know which motherboard to get for it. i know very little about motherboards, any help would be greatly appreciated. It will be primarily for gaming, i will be buying 32gb ddr4 ram, i have an rtx 2080, needs 3-4 usb slots, i use lan, i dont care about...
  9. K

    Question CPU led solid when switched to new case

    So I built a new budget computer with a MOBO I bought a few years ago and everything was running fine but my case was old and cramped so I opted to upgrade and get a new heatsink. Got everything installed and everything seems to be working but the red ez bug light is on for CPU and it won't...
  10. T

    [SOLVED] Can this build be better for cheaper?

    Approximate Purchase Date: I'd like to purchase parts this week Budget Range: $700-800(Max) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Adobe photoshop/illustrator as well as programs like blender along with being able to run popular games like Warzone, Valorant, Overwatch etc. Are you buying...
  11. D

    Question Building a PC for CSGO

    Hi guys, I was wondering to build a gaming rig for playing CSGO. This is what I came up with. Kindly tell/guide me regarding my specs. CPU - i5-9600k Mobo - Z390 MSI Pro GPU - Gtx 2070 Super RAM - 8x2 3400MHZ SSD - 500GB Samsung/Crucial HHD- 2TB Seagate Barr 7200RPM Cooler - Coolermaster...
  12. S

    Question New PC build not posting or beeping

    I'm working on my first build, and it is not posting or beeping. I've been searching different forums for what seems to be the issue, and so far nothing has worked. I've reseated both RAM cards, tried to boot it with only one or the other plugged in, taken out the GPU, reinstalled the CPU...
  13. Triplc

    Question New PC - Gaming only - NEED HELP!

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mMPNFG New to building PCs and want to get a solid set up. Removing Keyboard and Monitor, my build is around $800. That’s the goal I want to be at. Any suggestions or upgrades I should make for the price range i
  14. chromehearttags

    Question BSOD - Whea Uncorrectable Error caused by Hal.dll

    Finished building my pc yesterday and after playing games for about a hour I experienced a BSOD. With the error code reading BSOD - Whea Uncorrectable Error caused by Hal.dll I've done some research and can see that majority of the time its faulty hardware ( :/ ) I'm wondering how do I figure...
  15. GreenCEO

    Build Advice $250 - $350 pc budget?

    Hi Everyone, I'm looking to dig my father out of the stone age and build him his first real computer. He's 70 years old, loves listening to loud rock music, and loves playing his favorite game Starcraft 2.. Currently, his computer is able to run SC2 but its very sluggish when bigger battles...
  16. AtotehZ

    [SOLVED] New Office workstation, built around 3950x

    Hello, I've been asked by my father to put together a PC for their coder at work. He uses: Compiling(almost everything under the sun) Multiple VMWare Sometimes SQL Servers for testing 4 Monitors The theme for the build is "as cheap as possible without bottlenecking the CPU". I was sent...
  17. G

    Question Best path to take

    Hey, I upgraded my brother's pc back in 2017 with a bit of a budget build so he could run (mainly) rainbow six siege, these are the parts i installed back then: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Gr3rLD Now he wants to up the graphics and change out his ancient 650ti wich has been in the system...
  18. C

    Question Should I reinstall windows after new cpu

    So I recently swapped out my old i5-7500 for a Ryzen 5 3600x and a new motherboard to match. I know windows 10 is good for recognizing new parts which mine did on first boot, it seems to be working just fine with all the drivers installed. My question is since I've had different parts before...
  19. J

    Question Build advice

    Hi guys! José here from Portugal! I'm building my first PC for moderate gaming (CS:GO, Battlefield & F12019) and ocasional video streaming for 50" fhd tv. After a couple of days here's what I'm thinking: Kolink ATX Inspire K1 RGB MSI X470 gaming plus max am4 atx 4xd4 2933 sata3 usb 3.1 Corsair...
  20. J

    Question New Build GPU/MB issues at 144hz?

    I recently completed my first build, the hardware assembly went fine, but the software and drivers installation gave me some minor issues, which I solved but now I'm encountering the strangest issue with my MB displaying a VGA error via a white LED located on the MB along with a long beep...