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    Question Can i transfer a SSD with windows 10 already on it to a different PC?

    Im going to help my brother with an upgrade for his current PC. He has been using a 1tb HDD and im going to give him my 1tb Samsung Evo SSD from an old build i had sitting around. I did a recovery on the ssd, deleting all my old files and games. I also ran the "sysprep" and completed the "OOBE"...
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    Build Advice First time building a PC

    Hello my name is Nick. I am a freshman in high school looking to build my own pc. I put together what I think is a good pc on pcpartpicker.com but I would like if some of you guys could look it over and help me out, since you guys definitely know what you are doing. For some context: I want to...
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    Question My computer wont start.

    Hello, today i was playing games and my monitors both went black, but i was still able to hear my game and discord. This happened twice, then later i was playing games and my computer powered off twice. Now everytime i turn my computer on my liquid cooling rgb lights up and my egb ram and 1 of...
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    Question FIRST BUILD COMPLETE BUT...

    So after a long saga of waiting for my next paycheck, I finally have a built pc. The parts are: NZXT case Geforce GTX 1050i Seagate 1tb HDD MSI B450 A Pro 16gb of Corsair DDR4 RAM EVGA 500 BQ And a Ryzen 5 2600 Now, how do I get linux on this thing, and also my TV that I've been using as a...
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    Question My first build !

    Hello, This is my first time here and first time building my own, little nervous i will make a mistake. Can you please guys/girls check my build and if there is some advice or tips type them out, it will be really helpful :giggle: So far i bought the motherboard and the video card... Here...
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    Build Advice Budget 50,000 INR

    Approximate Purchase Date: this week Budget Range: 50,000 INR ~ (Amazon India) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Only used for designing ( Illustrator & Photoshop ) Are you buying a monitor: No Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon India Location...
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    Question Motherboard is toast, trying to upgrade

    Specs-- My motherboard is a 760GMA-P34-FX, I have a AMD 8320 FX CPU, and a NZXT - Source 220 ATX Mid Tower Case, with a 500w powersupply. I have a small form factor GPU (dont have specs and computer is at unis's IT dept) Question -- what would be the best motherboard to replace my current one...
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    Question Suitable Build?

    Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO Intel Socket 1151 Intel Core i5 9600K 3.7GHz Hexa Core (Socket 1151) Corsair RM750x 750W Modular 80+ Gold PSU Samsung 860 EVO 250GB 2.5" SATA III SSD Seagate BarraCuda 1TB SATA III 3.5" Hard Drive HyperX Predator 16GB (2x 8GB) 3200MHz DDR4 RAM EK Water Blocks EK-KIT S360...
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    Question worried about pc not working out

    Hello im wonding if this pc will work im really worried building this pcs becasue there really expensive and it took me about a year to save up for my last one im only 17 and im new to pc building i build one before and it worked and took a year to get all the parts. but its just really scarey...
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    Question Why is CPU maxing out at 100% temporarily every time something is opened?

    Hi guys, I've been trying to help my friend fix her computer for the past week or so without any luck. For the past maybe 1.5 weeks or so, every time she opens something like chrome tabs, files, games anything really, her CPU spikes up to 100%. She can't run two things at once (listen to music...
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    Question This is my final BUILD! Please advice

    Hello guys. I did this build and tommorow first thing I will have to buy it. Please let me know if there are some parts that need to be changed for something better! Thanks CPU: 9900k COOLER: Noctua NH-D15 GPU: RTX 2080ti (MSI TRIO) RAM: G.Skill Trident Z 32GB DDR4-3200MHz MOBO: Gigabyte...
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    Question Spilled a tiny bit into my pc

    I recently bought new motherboard, cpu and ram and last night my screens went black after i spilled some water. I looked through the case as much i could and found this: View: https://imgur.com/gxBBCTy I got a tip to remove it with alcohol and bake it in 70C/ 160f. Should i do as he Said or...
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    Question Windows 10 USB drive is not being recognised on bios for new build

    Hey! So I bought a windows 10 usb flashdrive intended to install windows 10 on my new build. My motherboard is the Asus Rog strix Z390-H. But upon connecting the flashdrive to the computer, the usb is not being detected in boot priority or when I press F8. Is there something I'm doing wrong...
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    [SOLVED] Buying new ram help quick question

    As I found out with help of my post last night I'm going to buy a new kit of ram. So I went through my motherboards compatibility list for ram (https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/support/B250-GAMING-M3#support-mem-5 I got Kaby Lake) I found Corsair CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 ver5.30 but when I look...
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    [SOLVED] Weird colored squares showing on the whole screen...

    Hello everyone! So I just installed a new GPU in my computer and everything seemed to work fine at the beginning but when I tried to open a game, as soon as it loaded up, weird colored squares appeared on the whole screen. I've tried installing different driver versions and have clean installed...
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    Question Computer Acting Weird, Need Help

    Ok, so just recently, my computer would start acting up, games would crash, and some wont even launch. Whenever I try to play Destiny 2 I get a Random crash, When I try to play Star Wars Battlefront 2 Or Apex Legends It crashes almost instantly. The Only Game I can load up with no problems is...
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    Question Brand New PC HELP!!!

    I just built a brand new pc yesterday and when I went to turn it on it would stay on for a few seconds then shut down and quickly turn back on again. I noticed the CPU error light was on after it turned back on. I have tried reseating my RAM / CPU / GPU / PSU / all SSD and HHD. Here are the...
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    Question My pc won't boot

    A few months ago my pc stopped booting and I couldn't figure out why. I assumed I had burnt out the cpu as it was an older one that wasn't able to keep up with the intense renders and processing I was putting it through often running at 100%. I was looking to upgrade my system anyway, but after...
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    Question Do I need a wireless adapter for my motherboard for internet?

    Hey, I was wondering if you need a wifi adapter or some sort to put into your motherboard, i'm going to build my first computer very soon. The motherboard I will be getting is Asus Strix Z390-H and I was planning to get an ASUS PCE-N15 Wireless N PCIe Adaptor. Does this motherboard come with...
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    Question Upgrade my PC

    Hello everyone, I'm new to building PC and as such this PC was a pre-built from 2012. It's been decent to me over time and the only real thing I've done to it is change the GPU. The current specs are as listed: CPU: AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor 3.5 GHz Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3...