new build

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  1. B

    Question i5-12400 or Ryzen 5 5600x?

    So it is time for a new gaming build. I have only dealt with AMD in the past (previously had a ryzen 5 3600), and having trouble deciding which cpu/mobo to get. I have narrowed my choices down to a Intel i5-12400 paired with a MSI MAG Z690 tomahawk or a Ryzen 5 5600x paired with a MSI MAG B550...
  2. M

    Question Are these idle temps ok for a new build ?

    So I just built a system and I want to be sure all the temps seem ok and to be sure I haven't gotten any faulty parts, Here are some screenshots of the idle temps: https://1drv.ms/u/s!ArW6M9IHQJ8roWvbLVCuU3cLSO9G?e=n04DCB My hope is to setup the icue temp alert, but I don'at know what temps to...
  3. JoeVarro

    [SOLVED] Graphics card restarts on Windows boot ?

    So I recently decided to build a new pc and I did. I then booted into my old ssd (windows 11) to see if everything can work without a clean windows installation, But as expected it didn’t. My pc started restarting when i logged in or if I managed to login, it restarts when i try to do something...
  4. Mikisano

    Question Ssd won't show up as a Bootable device but it shows up everywhere else.

    Me and a friend have spent literal hours trying to figure out this mystery. So I recently upgraded my pc. I was on a bugdet so I only transfered my old hdd to my new pc. It has all my files including OS. I'm trying set the ssd as a bootable device so I can transfer everything to that. But it...
  5. U

    Question Still getting micro-stutters on new build ?

    Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read my post. I have been experiencing a lot of micro stutters as of recently in almost every game I play so I decided to upgrade my PC, but the problems are still here. Even if the frame drops by just a couple I can feel it and it completely takes...
  6. Playbahnosh

    Question New build, workhorse, long life

    Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP Budget Range: $3500, flexible System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Streaming, Video Editing, Multimedia Are you buying a monitor: No Parts to Upgrade: Everything Re-using Case: Corsair Graphite 780T (I'm changing out the old case fans for new...
  7. S

    Question Help building new gaming computer

    Hello! I am trying to make a new gaming build since my previous (i5 6600k, gtx 1060) is currently slowly dying on me, i'm a new member here so I apologise if this is the wrong place to ask. I did some research and came up with some parts but need help finishing the list and also any comments are...
  8. J

    Question New build parts list

    Looking to build a new setup for gaming and online classes. Already own a 3060ti and 6700xt to use for graphics card ( might use both to mine in the same build for the time being ) Any thoughts on this list below ? Fairly certain I want to go with 12600k 0r 12700k, 1tb os storage, 1tb game...
  9. R

    Question We got a loaner boot kit and still there is no boot up

    so i posted a thread at the beginning of the month https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/help-with-first-boot-up.3752766/#post-22629153 Geforce GTX 1660 super GDDR6 6GB ASROCK B450 Pro4 G.Skill Ripjaws 16 GB DDR4 (two sticks for 32 GB) AGV 650 W Bronze 8- Plus Samsung NVMe M.2 SSD loaner CPU...
  10. vandalblue

    Question Issue with G.Skill Ripjaws 4 RAM

    Hello everyone! i have a big issue with my rams, well, i have a 4x4 memory kit, g.skill ripjaws 4, 16 gb total. The issue is, since i bought them (6 years ago) i always had problems with systems recognizing them, first with my x99 build, needed to play with all four modules and change their...
  11. Hazzahead

    Question Weird sudden "grrk" noise coming from PC after fresh build ?

    Hi everyone So recently my new PC has started to make this weird "grrk" noise, even when idle. It may not occur for a few hours then it'll start happening every 10 seconds. It's not my hard drive because I took it out and PC still made the noise. When it happens the performance of my PC isn't...
  12. mcan226

    [SOLVED] Building new intel pc, are these components good?

    Hello, everyone. I'm building a new pc to replace my 5yo i3 4th gen. I want it to last a least 3 years. I've been reading a bunch of threads from multiples sites, and I have come with this hardware: CPU: i5-10400 〜 130 USD MOBO: Asus B560m Tuf Gaming Plus Wifi 〜 100 USD RAM: kingston fury...
  13. mcan226

    [SOLVED] Building new intel pc, are these components good?

    Hello, everyone. I'm building a new pc to replace my 5yo i3 4th gen. I want it to last a least 3 years. I've been reading a bunch of threads from multiples sites, and I have come with this hardware: CPU: i5-10400 〜 130 USD MOBO: Asus B560m Tuf Gaming Plus Wifi 〜 100 USD RAM: kingston fury...
  14. R

    Question Help with first boot Up

    recently bought a whole new set up to build from scratch, checked with PCparts picker to make sure that nothing would clash. Everything has been put in the case and probably verified to be plugged in properly. We just updated the PSU because of other threads we read on here to see if that was...
  15. Scientific Jasper

    Question New Build - HDMI Not Connecting to Monitor - I tried everything I Read Here

    Intel Core i5-12600K 3.7 GHz 10-Core Processor ARCTIC Freezer 34 eSports DUO CPU Cooler Asus PRIME Z690M-PLUS D4 Micro ATX LGA1700 Motherboard G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory Samsung 970 Evo Plus 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive PSU - EVGA 650 BQ 110-BQ-0650-V1...
  16. C

    [SOLVED] DRAM error on new build ?

    I recently build my first gaming pc without any help from experienced builders and for the first 3 days I had no issues. Then it suddenly froze and crashed during game, so I restarted and began monitoring temp values etc. I played yet another day or two, before it crashed again, with gpu temp...
  17. trickynick

    Question Looking for a new build - 1500-2000

    My Current Rig - Link goes to PCPartPicker Approximate Purchase Date: Soon, however, if you feel that I should wait, I will wait. Budget Range: 1500-2000 Before Rebates / After hipping System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming Games I Play on Steam I am including a link to my steam...
  18. R

    Build Advice New build help. i9-12900K up to $3500 (No GFX)

    Edit: Corrected links, in case they're still not working, both builds (current and new) can be found here Hey team, I am looking to upgrade my old build from end of 2014 (I have upgraded it to Corsair 32GB 3200mhz, 2080 XC Ultra as well as a few noctua fans to replace some of the other fans as...
  19. Proxiez

    Question Random Power Cycling on First Build

    Hello, Long time site user, possibly my first post despite using this site for tech help from as far back as 2013-14, I recently built my first ever PC after using a pre build for 9 years and upgrading it with building tips from other posts n friends, However with this build I've had 0 hiccups...
  20. N

    Question New computer crashing

    Just recently built a new computer. This is my 3rd build. I've been playing on it for awhile. The first crash was right after I built it. I loaded a game of league of legends, I was in for a minute or so and then bam. Rebooted, didn't happen again. Been playing for about 2.5 weeks now with no...
  21. C

    Question $1000 upgrade mobo mem and cpu

    Approximate Purchase Date: asap Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) $1000-1300 CAN (or less!) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Content creation, animation, 3d animation, programming, gaming Are you buying a monitor: No but suggestions for an ultrawide / content creation model are welcome...
  22. G

    Question New Build Monitor combination advice

    It's time to build a new PC and with that I'm going to overhaul my monitor setup. Budget is unlimited. I'm a day-trader and enjoy gaming as well. Currently I'm thinking of doing a 32" monitor in the middle as my main workspace/gaming screen, a pair of stacked 24" monitors on the right (trading...
  23. thomasst

    [SOLVED] A new €800 build for 1080p gaming and home use ?

    Hello, I'm looking for suggestions on building a new PC, an improvement over my current Ryzen 1400 build from 2017. I'd use the PC for 1080p gaming, some light photo editing, analog audio ripping, media storage and other usual desktop tasks. My budget is roughly around 800 EUR, but flexible...
  24. Natedanp

    Question New build, CPU overheating with NZXT Kraken x53

    Hey. So I purchased a brand new Kraken x53 for my new build. Upon putting everything together and starting it up for the first time, everything looked great at first. I was in the bios tweaking some things before actually booting to windows when i noticed my CPU was getting hot. At this point it...
  25. S

    [SOLVED] New Gaming PC Build - Details Included In Post

    Approximate Purchase Date: Within a month Budget Range: $2000-$2500 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming Are you buying a monitor: Yes Parts to Upgrade: This will be a new build\pre-built Do you need to buy OS: Yes Preferred Website(s) for Parts: N/A Overclocking: Maybe SLI...
  26. D

    [SOLVED] I am having some issues with my new build

    So this is my current build: I5 10600K CM HYPER 212 RGB BLACK EDITION RTX 3060 ZOTAC TWIN EDGE Gigabyte B460M DS3H V2 MSI MPG A650GF PSU 16 GB RAM CORSAIR VENGEANCE I just built this today and I ran into some weird issues; The first time I turned on the PC the Gigabyte screen poped up, then...
  27. ReignOfHell

    [SOLVED] i5-11600k CPU reading 0'c occasionally, in both Core Temp and HWMonitor. It doesn't last 'long', but it happens to EVERY core.

    Setup: i5-11600k running normal 3.9-4.9 ghz, no OC, no XMP, CPU MSI MPG Z590 Gaming Plus Motherboard G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32GB DDR4 3200hz Ram (16 CAS , running at 2133 mhz) MSI 1650S Gaming X 4GB GPU (I always run it at 110% power limit, with +75 core clock, and +175 Memory Clock, and...
  28. K

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my old pc.Help

    Budget:1100-1200 Euro Country: Greece My current pc is getting old(i7-6700 non k,16gb of Ram,500gb m.2 and a 1070) I was thinking of buying a new cpu,ram,mobo,cpu cooler and m.2 combo New build: Cpu:Intel Core i7-12700K 2.7GHz 445€ Ram:32 gb 3600ghz 165€ Cooler: Noctua Nh-u12a 125€ M.2...
  29. D

    [SOLVED] still good and will it work? Extreme6

    What's up everyone, so I'm building a new gaming pc. i know GPUs are going to be hard to come by but I'm still going to try. To save money im go to use parts from my current build. i want to get a 3080 or 3070. but my concern is if my motherboard is ok to use. Its a ASRock Z97 Extreme6 ATX...
  30. bboyhungry

    [SOLVED] Build review

    Hello everyone, I am going to build a new PC and is open to any suggestions or insights on the components I picked out. As a general note, this build is going to be primarily used for gaming and software development. Since I will be coding and gaming at the same time, there will be terminal...
  31. P

    [SOLVED] New PC Build: games keep restarting without warning ?

    Parts in use: ASUS TUF Gaming x570-pro (WI-FI) ASUS TUF GAMING GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Fractal Design Celsius+ S36 Prisma PWM ARGB 360mm Silent Performance Slim Radiator AIO CPU Liquid/Water Cooler Fractal Design Ion+ 760P 80 PLUS Platinum Certified 760W Full Modular Compact ATX Power Supply...
  32. A

    [SOLVED] New build freeze requiring hard restart

    Hello! I recently posted regarding my upgrade build and took the advice to suck it up and reinstall windows, which I did. Now, I am experiencing a strange issue. With basic functions like browsing files and copying things I have no issues. But if I start a game or sometimes while browsing the...
  33. M

    Question 9 months, three sets of hardware, same problem

    A first time builder brought me a PC to look over in April. Specs are as follows: Micro ATX Cooler Master case, Asus TUF B450M-Pro mobo, Ryzen 5 1600, 16GB T-Force DDR4 3200 (2x8), Nvidia Quadro M4000 GPU, Zumaxpower 550W PSU (I think, it could have been another one), PNY 240GB 2.5" SSD, 1TB...
  34. P

    [SOLVED] installing Windows 10 Pro on new pc

    Hello, What do I have to do in order to install Windows 10 Pro on my new pc build? I have a retail version of Windows 10 Pro installed on one pc. I built a new pc and want to install Windows 10 Pro on it. I followed the steps listed at MS web site to install Windows 10 on a new PC using USB...
  35. mehak.soni

    Question No Signal

    Hi, I just completed my first PC build. I wasn’t able to get a GPU, so I went with integrated graphics. I was somewhat on a budget, but I’m happy that it’s able to work. It took me approximately a day to complete. However, when I plugged in the HDMI and DisplayPort cables, I’m still receiving no...
  36. D

    [SOLVED] New build keeping old GPU - advice request

    Hey folks :) My PC recently went bust (well overdue for a new model anyway) in the middle of the college year and I need to get a new build put together ASAP for programming. I'm on a short term budget but will be able to add to the build over the coming months so for the time being I'm planning...
  37. losrockster

    Question Please help - can't boot any OS onto build

    Hi everyone! I've spent the past months reading these forums and troubleshooting, simply trying to get an OS to boot on my first PC build, with no luck :( I've tried Win10 and Ubuntu, properly formatted with Rufus. The result is always some sort of hardware error, such as a Pagination Fault or...
  38. NoodlemanD

    Question New pc post issue

    I built my first pc 2 weeks ago and the build was going fine everything plugged in powers on but then, i get no display and no post. I bought a little mobo speaker to find out the beep codes for trouble shooting and didnt get any, i feel like i’ve tried everything, so i hope you guys can help...
  39. Z

    [SOLVED] New build boots with no beeps but nothing on display or keyboard and mouse

    I just build a PC and I am very novice to PCs so feel free to laugh. My new build boots up with case fans, as well as fans on the gpu spinning. The rgb on my ram and another light on the motherboard light up, however nothing shows up on the display and there is no power going to my mouse and...
  40. H

    [SOLVED] Trying to max out my Dell Latitude E6440

    Years ago I was given this model laptop by my employer. Both I and my wife are deeply in love with its keyboard. It's a joy to type on and literally the only laptop keyboard I have ever managed to use comfortably and even type without looking at the keys. This is why I would like to know from...