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New Parts

Forum discussion tagged with New Parts.
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    Question What to look for in a PSU? Older one exploded

    Hi! So the thing is, I was setting up my old gaming pc so my dad could use it to work from home, I was fixing some of the fans, cleaning it up, but accidentaly blew up the PSU (loud pop, sparks, and smell of burnt plastic, mistakes happen, please double check if it is unplugged before moving the...
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    Question What should i upgrade?

    I have a PC i got recently and I would like to make a few upgrades for gaming and looking into video editing. ASRock B450M/ac Mother board AMD Ryzen 2700x CPU Team Group 2400 8x2dual band Ram - 16gig 2 slots open out of 4 Zotac RTX 2070 Super mini GPU 650w PSU Kratos 80 gold rated cooling is...
  3. LavaHouse

    Question New CPU MOBO & RAM no video output no USB connections

    Hi, last year I bought upgrades to my system but had this same problem and was too overwhelmed that I just shelved all the new stuff and gave up. Now I'm trying again. New Parts ASRock Z390 Pro4 mobo Intel Core i5-9600K 3.7 GHz CPU G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB DDR4 3200 (2x8GB) Old Parts MSI...
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    Question freezes and black screens with new mobo and cpu

    I've been experiencing freeze and black screen on my pc Some game not having any issues but others being heavier on the system like Witcher 3, red dead redemption 2 or borderlands 3 all crashed the same way. Basically what happens is the the screen freezes, no input works, then it goes black...
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    Question PC just died and need to know why

    I recently upgraded my pc with a ryzen 5 3600 and new ram. Everything worked fine for a couple of days until today while playing fortnite and messing with settings the screen turns off but fans and stuff still spin. I turn off the pc and then turn it back on. Fans spin, leds light up on...
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    Question Mobo red lights (vga and cpu)

    I'm super confused right now as my PC won't post. The red indication leds shine for vga (whose fans don't spin) but when I slightly press the reset button for some reason the vga fans spin furiously and the vga led turns off and the cpu led lights up. Without the graphics card in the cpu led is...
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    [SOLVED] PC crashes and restarts randomly when playing games

    I build a pc for the first time and I am having problems with it, it keeps crashing and restarting when i play games. Sometimes I can play a game for 3 hours without crashing and sometimes it crashes after 10 seconds into the game. I don't know what to do, I stress tested my gpu and cpu and ran...
  8. MrTxMx

    Question Just built a pc but only posted once then never again after I unplugged it

    I’ve recently just built my first pc but it will no longer boot no mater what I do Parts: Asus ROG Strix b450f Ryzen 5 2600x EVGA GeForce 1660 super Corsair vengeance lpx 16gb I’ve been trying to fix it for the past week and nothing seems to work. The system powers on properly with fans and...
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    [SOLVED] No POST with new parts

    I was using my old pc when it died, tried to restart it and my monitor showed "no signal" but my pc leds and fans were working just fine. It's a really old pc (fx 6100+4 gb ram + the cheapest mother that supported am3) but the PSU was kinda new (1 year old). So i thought that my cpu life had...
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    [SOLVED] Bought a new Mobo, SSD, GPU, and Ram

    Hello I recently just went and bought some new parts (RAM, GPU, MOBO, SSD) and am planning on rebuilding and or upgrading my PC tomorrow. I do have several concerns though since this is my first time upgrading my pc (Not building just upgrading). Anyways, I had a couple questions I wanted to...
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    [SOLVED] New PC - No display - No bios - Restarting constantly

    So I’ve recently built a new computer with all new out of the box components and when I try to turn it on I get no bios, no display and it restarts every 1 minute or so, about 8 times or so and then it stops restarting altogether. All the fans work, the GPU lights up but I don’t have a mobo...
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    [SOLVED] Should I reset before upgrading?

    Hi guys, I’m about to upgrade my mobo, cpu, ram and graphics card so basically the whole system 😂😂 but I’m wondering do I need to uninstall windows on my current system or will I have to option to reinstall Windows when I plug everything in after I build my pc. I’m using the same drives so I...
  13. M4dik

    [SOLVED] Unsure of what Motherboard I need to buy. Need Help!

    Just recently purchased 3 new parts; Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660Ti 8GB, Kingston A2000 1TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD and HyperX Fury HX432C18FB2K2/16 2x(8)GB 3200Mhz DDR4 GPU installed fine however when I put in the new ram computer didn't even start up. Problem was my motherboard is "too old" and isn't...
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    Question Is my new motherboard dead?

    I have the following components: i5 9400F 2x8 DDR4 sticks of ram Antec VP450 PSU (450W) ASRock B365 Pro ATX Motherboard Those are all brand new parts (except the PSU) which I received today. I put everything together (I've built many PCs in the past so I'm 100% sure I did everything correctly)...
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    Question What to upgrade first

    I made my PC in 2017 and haven't upgraded it since other than some new fans and an ssd. Right now, I have an R5 1600 and a gtx 1050 ti. With the new GPUs and CPUs coming out, I was wondering what to upgrade first, with what, and when. CPU: R5 1600 GPU: Gtx 1050 ti Memory: 16 gb 2400 Storage...
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    Question Machine Check Exception/Help

    I recently installed a new motherboard and CPU(Z390 Aorus Pro WiFi and core i7-9700K) and all other parts I quadruple checked to make sure they are compatible. After running basic windows, it sends me to a blue screen. I've tried countless things and nothing works. Most sites tell me to enter my...
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    Question SSD not being picked up on newly upgraded pc

    I recently upgraded a pc with a new GPU (gtx 950 - gtx1050), CPU (i5 6600 - i7 7700), Motherboard (asus prime b450m a - asus rog strix b250g) Unfortunately after the transition the PSU started smoking so i immediately took it out and replaced it (I triple checked and everything else is still...
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    Question New parts no display...

    So yeah the problem's in the title, i got a Z390-P MoBo and i7-9700k prosessor and the monitor isn't even reacting when i turn my pc on. i7-9700k Z390-P MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X 650w PSU 240g SSD 1tb HDD Btw had the same issue with my last mobo and cpu (B350-F and Ryzen 5 1600), but my dad took my...
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    External HDD Error When Initializing

    Recently I found an old TV Receiver in perfect condition with a 320GB MAXTOR drive underneath it. The receiver had worked perfect before, the hard drive working just fine. I decided to pry out this drive and use it for some well needed space. I purchased a SATA 22 pin to usb connector and...
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    Microsoft Office 2016 Update Question - Windows Update vs. Click to Run

    I just noticed that on a friend's computer his version of Windows 10 and Office 2016 allow him to get Office updates with the "Give me updates to other Microsoft products..." box checked in Windows Update. I also noticed his version of Office doesn't have the "update options" box under the...