Forum discussion tagged with newbuild.
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    Question Potential Build (Suggestions, Comments, Etc.)

    CPU: I7-8700k Cooler: Corsair H115i RGB Platinum 97 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Mobo: Z390 Aorus Elite Ram: G skill Trident Z RGB 16GB (2x8) Storage: Samsung 860 Evo 500GB, Samsung 970 Evo plus 250GB GPU: EVGA RTX 2060 6GB ultra gaming PSU: EVGA Supernova G3 750W 80+ Gold, Fully modular Case: Lian-Li...
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    Question What power supply should I use ?

    Hi, I'm stuck on this damn power supply thing ... i just don't trust pc part picker watt estimation.... here's my build... btw, is 650 watt enough ? thank you in advance
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    Build Advice Looking for comments and advice on this build

    Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: June 20th, 2019 Budget Range: $1100-$1200 Parts to Upgrade: Motherboard: ASUS Prime X470-Pro AM4 AMD X470 SATA 6Gb/s ATX AMD Motherboard SSD: Sabrent 1TB Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 Internal SSD High Performance Solid...
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    Build Advice Looking to Upgrade my PC

    Wanting to upgrade my PC. The only thing I'm keeping is my GPU (Gigabyte GTX 1070). I want to replace everything else. I have a budget of about $1100-1200. I'd prefer an all white build if possible, but its not a deal breaker. This is what I'm looking at so far...
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    Question Basically just want to know if it's relevent!

    To cut a long story short, I would like to know if what I'm doing is worth my while? So background story starts with.... I am studying software development in college. After my first year (And connecting my laptop to a display big enough to code everyday basically.....) I realise I had to have...
  6. Elizabeth_B

    Build Advice Trying to get this system purchased soon. Need case advice and critiques please!

    Approximate Purchase Date: This week. Budget Range: $1800-$2200 before monitor and keyboard. Less is better! System Usage from Most to Least Important: Multipurpose family computer, Steam gaming, Netflix streaming. Are you buying a monitor: Yes Want an IPS or VA 1440 over 60Hz and at least a 27"...
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    Question 1150-1250€ New pc

    Hello guys, this is my first post in a while, today is a great day. Soon I will re-join the sacred army of pc gamers and I could not be happier but before I come to you for some advice. I have picked all the parts for my build already, part list here...
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    Advise regarding my PC upgrade.

    Good day, Since I am not going to vacation this year, I have a little bit of extra money to upgrade my PC. I'm running now on a 3570k with 16 gigs of DDR3 and a GTX 1070. So I would like to upgrade my proc, motherboard and memory. My budget is around 550 euros or 490 pounds. What I think I...
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    Experiencing disturbing stuttering

    Basically, some days ago, I noticed that my FPS are much lower in Fortnite (from 60-70 it went to 30-40). I said "Ok, maybe there's an update waiting to be installed, but there wasn't any update. One week ago, I planned that this week I would reinstall my Windows (so I did). I was hoping that...
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    [HELP] Storage issue mouse freezing

    Recently my computer has been struggling such as getting 40 fps on WoW and 30 on CSGO so I further investigated to see if it was a hardware issue. So I restarted booting up windows and this occurred 2minutes later. I later figured out I restarted during an update. Then later I checked after the...
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    Titan Z or Titan X for Gaming/Grid Autosport SLI

    Which one is better for gaming and does Grid Autosport support SLI if I get Titan Z. I'm building a mini itx overkill with 5960x
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    Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X Installation? HELP!

    Ok so I have a Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X and I need to know how to install it properly and overclock it right so I don't get screen tearing or issues in my game or black screens, etc. I've heard that it has that. PLEASE HELP!!
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    Should I return this PSU? Do I have a pin missing?

    Hey guys, so recently i bought the EVGA 500B 500W 80+ BRONZE PC Power Supply for my PC. When looking at the 24 pin bit I noticed a pin missing. Since I am new to this, I was hoping someone could tell if this pin is supposed to be missing or I should get a refund/exchange. I have attached a...
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    r9 290 - problem via hdmi with non hdtv display

    Hello, I bought a new graphic card - ATI R9 290 There is 4 displays that connecting to it. The monitor with the problem is- proview 22' - native res- 1680*1050 - the only way to connect to this monitor it's via HDMI. and this monitor work perfectly with 9600GT and ati 5450. The problem is that...
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    $3000 build. Can i take out 120hz monitor and fit 4k monitor

    The link for my build is I am trying to decide if i should stick with the 120hz monitor in the build as is or take out some non essentials and add this ASUS PB287Q 28-Inch Screen LED-Lit 4K Monitor 4k montior. I still want to stay within my $3000 budget. I am...
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    Build Specific Optical Drive Help

    Hey guys, working on a mid range gaming PC, here's my part list: Just wondering what would be some cheap but not garbage optical drive options for this build. I would potentially like the ability to burn CD's, but for the most part my computer will be used...
  17. Andre Coleiro

    70 degrees on a evga gtx 770 dualbios

    Is it normaly when i play bf4 (Ultra) the gpu degrees is 70 degrees ??
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    Looking to purchase my first Laptop

    Reading and reading I'm getting more and more unsure on what to buy. My computer specs 8GB mem, Phenom II x3 4th core unlocked 3.2ghz and gpu ati 4750. I'm going away for 6 month and I play games like swtor but I will be using Photoshop and lightroom more gaming waaaay less or not gaming. I...
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    In need of some help, losing my hair over here. . . :(

    Ive posted this else where, and have not figured out the issue yet. So.. here we goooo. Alright, well lately I've been getting a series of bluescreens. I've had windows 7 on this system and had them... Upgraded to windows 8.1 and they are still present. So Im pretty much running on a fresh...
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    Unable to activate CrossFireX in AMD CCC

    HI thanks for trying to help me. So im fairly new to PC's and i have two ATI Radeon HD 4800 series Graphics cards... Under the Performance tab on the left side, I select AMD CrossFireX. This takes me to the screen where I see two bullet choices: Enable CrossFireX (with a box underneath that says...