new hardware

Forum discussion tagged with new hardware.
  1. Babarali85

    Question Retaining Windows 10 OS while migrating from Intel to Ryzen

    Hi! I'm going to migrate from Intel hardware to AMD. Im planning on keeping my current windows setup (so not replacing current HDD to a new one) as I don't want to reinstall games, software etc. Can anyone guide me from experience if I can avoid a fresh installation of windows. I have a...
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    Question Installed new ram and now USB ports disconnect.

    I recently installed a set of Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3200MHz C16 (CMK16GX4M2B3200C16) into my MSI b150 gaming M3 motherboard. I checked for compatibility on MSI's website and everything checks out. Everything seems to be working fine except a couple times after start up my...
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    Question Can i use a gtx 10 series gpu in a lga 1155 motherboard?

    I have an old pc i put away a while ago with an i5 2320 (socket 1155) and a gt 520. I wanted to get it running again and i thought of getting a gt 1030 to make it run a little better. Can it be done or will it cause issues?
  4. P

    [SOLVED] Need help with new hardware!

    Hello guys. I built a new pc with a ryzen 5 2600 and a b450 tomahawk. Previously I had an fx 9370, but I had heard that I would need to perform a clean reinstall of windows. I didn't do it the classic way, I booted from my SSD(where I had windows 10 installed in my previous pc) and I got to...
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    [SOLVED] Do I need to do anything before installing new hardware?

    Hello everyone. Tomorrow I'll replace my fx 9370 with a ryzen 5 2600 and I was wondering if I should do something with that pc before booting from the new pc with a flash drive, formating drives, installing windows etc. The only thing I'll bring over the new pc is my gpu which is the gtx 1070...
  6. Peter Tanev

    Question 75 Second BIOS Time after installing 2080Ti

    Wondering if anyone can provide some advice on a slow BIOS start-up time of 75s. Worked fine until I upgraded from a GTX1080 to a RTX2080Ti. Starts up, hangs on ASUS UEFI Bios screen for about a minute (this was previously 10 seconds). Then it reverts to my SSD Boot Drive and we're up and...
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    [SOLVED] What to do once I open my new pc?

    Hello everyone. I will be buying a ryzen 5 2600x, an asus prime x470 pro motherboard and the cmk16gx4m2b3000c15 ram. I was wondering what I have to do once I open my pc. Should I download any drivers or a bios update or something like that? Thanks in advance.
  8. K

    Question New Mob, RAM, & CPU. Computer hard freezes and other things. Help!

    I'm going to say this in order of time. Time span is less than a week. Started last Tuesday. I download parsec software so I can use my computer when I'm at work. Next day I install new motherboard, CPU, and RAM On the same day as the new hardware my computer starts to stop audio playback for...
  9. S

    Question Computer Restarting While playing games after new Graphics Card Installation

    Just bought a Nvidia RTX 2070 and installed it. I figured that my system could handle it since this build isn't even a year old. I can play games on lower graphic quality settings but as soon as I set the settings to max my computer power cycles. I am at a loss for what could be causing this at...
  10. DonLyke

    HELP Low FPS Low CPU/ GPU Usage.

    Gonna keep this short. Up until today my laptop's been running fine. I tried playing PUBG today and the sound was very choppy and the game was very stuttery, fps was average 25 (I get 60+ usually). I've tried a lot of other games and it's the same thing. CPU and GPU aren't being used above 50%...
  11. M

    Configuring case fans

    Hey everyone, I just did my first build and surprisingly it went smooth - with thanks to the many resources out there! I have a cooler master pro 5 case and the two fans on the front of the case do not have cables long enough to make it to my ASUS Z170-A mobo. So, what I did was take the three...
  12. S

    gigabyte g1 sniper z87 problem

    System specs: intel i5 4690k asus gtx 970 gigabyte g1 sniper z87 3tb seagate baracuda 256gb samsung 840 evo Chieftec cft650w power supply Nzxt phantom big tower case I just got a brand new motherboard and i really cant play any game with my speakers through the motherboard audio,there is...
  13. C

    Building Computer For average user

    Hey Everyone, I am building a computer for my mom and wanted some feedback on the components of the machine before I bought them, mainly to make sure they are compatible or and that I am not overlooking something. I have done a fair amount of research but I have never built a computer on...