Forum discussion tagged with newpc.
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    Build Advice Hdd not showing up in my computer on my new pc

    I finished building my first PC yesterday, I installed Windows and everything and then went to "this PC" but my hdd wasn't listed there. My ssd was showing up fine. After googling a few things I changed the sata cable and then rebooted but the drive wasn't there. I went into diskmgmt and saw the...
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    Build Advice Beginner PC build help...... please lol

    Hello all! So I have been trying to research and I understand the basic concepts but then it turns to Chinese when it comes to intel v amd, the graphic card .2xrs91 etc.. I’m going to leave it to the experts (you all) and could you guys just recommend some solid builds from Pc part picker to...
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    Question Is a New computer w/ old gpu until new one comes?

    Alright so I am building a new cpu. Have spent over $1,200 on it already. Obviously I need budget money so I am waiting to buy my NEW GPU by march 14th when I get paid. I have an Old GTX970 laying around. Duhhhh I am excited to boot this thing up and play!!! Would it be fine to use the old...
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    Question New motherboard, cpu and ram computer freezing

    I just bought some new components my computer. When I have assembled everything my computer freeze when I try to install windows, when I try to boot into windows or when I try to launch Ubuntu from a live USB stick. What I have tested so far is my power supply, motherboard, and ram with...
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    Raid 0 with WD Gold 10TB

    We are building a new security system computer that needs good R/W speeds and a good amount of capacity. It will be four 10TB WD Golds. Would a Z370 Raid 0 be enough or should I get a dedicated Raid card like this: with...
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    Ram stick moving inside my Dell OptiPlex causing lock-ups and strange patterns

    I had a minor problem with my Dell OptiPlex GX270 SFF last year. One day, my little brother abruptly moved the PC during the POST BIOS check-up and it showed some strange patterns and locked up. Since I did not know that the RAM sticks were the cause, I disconnected and reconnected everything on...
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    Gtx 770 Gigabyte - Smoke and sparks when turned on

    As mentioned in the title, gtx 770 gigabyte smokes and sparks when turned on. Computer was fine up until the other week when it randomly turned off and kept restarting itself. Stuck in an endless loop. Removed ram, checked all cables etc... and found that the only way for the computer to turn...
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    clean installing windows 10

    Okay, so at the moment Im on windows 8.1 and Ive got like half a terabyte of stuff that i would like to keep before i upgrade. My question is, can i partition my hard drive and move all my stuff onto that new partition THEN upgrade to windows 10 and move it all back to the primary partition? or...
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    Decent Gaming desktop

    What are some good websites that sell gaming desktops, or some specific gaming desktops that you guys know of? I'm trying to get a decent PC to play World of Tanks at max graphics or high and still have decent fps. On the forums it says something about WoT only uses 1 core or something. Here are...
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    Fm 2 does fit on fm2+ mobo?

    Hi I have an AMD Athlon 2 x4 740 and going to buy a new mobo I just wanted to be sure if it fits on an fm2 + socket. The mobo I want is an msi a78m-e45.
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    Gtx 760 with 250gb SSD or Gtx 770 with 1tb HDD

    Im building a gaming PC with a budget of £850, and im not sure whether to get a Gtx 760 graphics card with 250Gb of SSD or a Gtx 770 graphics card with 1tb of HDD??? CPU: i5-4670k Mobo: MSI Z87-G45 gaming Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X series (2x4gb) Storage: 250Gb samsung EVO SSD or 1tb Western...