Forum discussion tagged with noob.
  1. W

    Question Replacing motherboard- stupid questions (help me please)

    Hey guys! Speccy says my motherboard is overheating (122°C). I'd like to replace it but I have no idea what I need to know / take into account. I'd figure I need to know the new motherboard is compatible with all the other components of my PC and with the case. How do I figure that out...
  2. Lubbylong

    Question Computer freezes completely whenever i try and load a game

    My computer fully freezes whenever I try and load a game up. I assume that it is a memory problem so I bought new ram and it didn't seem to do anything. I'm stuck and I need help
  3. SpoopiStar

    Question Trying to decide between 3 cards. I will link them below (New to this)

    One card is much cheaper than the other(INNO3D ), The MSI has the best Clock Speed and the PNY is 12GB but lower Clock Speed. What one would be best and why? I want something that is more future proof and If I do decide to sell it one day that the resell will be good. I haven't got a new GPU...
  4. kgod

    Question cpu broken?? fan took it out

    so i had to take everything off my mobo to get it fixed and i needed to take a cpu off. wouldnt come off so i twisted it a bit and realized the thermal paste was making it stick so i tugged on it. cpu and cpu fan came out and i had a mini heart attack. nothing seems bent/broken so would it be...
  5. Craigmyle

    Question New here help!. A320m pro-vh pro

    So I bought a motherboard with intentions of it only needing a power supply and graphics card. Does not support onboard graphics. Purchased both. Motherboard powers up cpu led and cooler fan. CPU debugging indicator stays lit white. If you hit the reset button 3-5 times the ram light stays lit...
  6. S

    Question New PC build powers on and displays to monitor - temporarily.

    Noob here. I just built my first PC and followed TechSource's Step-By-Step guide. It was going smoothly when I first powered it up, and when I started to install Windows 10, although I did have to hit F8 to make the system boot from USB. I got most of the way through setup (around the "enter...
  7. suamed

    [SOLVED] Which is better? Worse GPU more vram, better GPU less vram

    Hello, I have a not very good pc, with Core i3-3240, 8 gb 665mhz ram, pci express 2.0 mobo, and currently using old as hell 9600 gt. i want to build a pc, but the budget is limited, (am very poor lol) and trying to steadily upgrading. and i started with a new gpu which is under 100 dollar. i...
  8. suamed

    Question Please recommend a gpu under 100/50 dollar (and monitor too ig)

    i have a core i3-3240, mobo ECS H61H2-M12 PCI Express 2.0, Ram 8gb ddr3 665mhz. currently using old gpu 9600 gt. was looking for a new gpu, but i have limited budget. please help recommend under 100 dollar or 50 dollar. I plan to buy a monitor too, but because i needed a gpu, i guess it can...
  9. suamed

    Question my gpu is plugged in its on, the pc is on... but the monitor isn't

    i’m 100% beginner on pc stuff. so this is might be the most ridiculous stuff you read today. so my gpu is plugged in but there is no display, i search on google, and do so many method that says “Worked” with alot of testimony of saying it actually work. my ram is completely fine, my psu is 450w...
  10. grismeister

    [SOLVED] What is the best airflow setup Meshify 2?

    What is the best Air flow setup for a Fractal Design Meshify 2, I am planning of buying a NH-D15 and 9 Noctua NF-P12 as case fans, I have never really cared/looked into air flow, so I dont really know anything about it, or does it even matter that much?
  11. L

    [SOLVED] Help with Westinghouse TV (wr43ut4009)

    Black screen with audio working. Tried unplugging then holding power and also reset with remote. Then unplugged the ribbons from the t-con and put them back. Now it lights up but no picture just black/backlight. Is the t-con the issue? Thanks.
  12. breh_soe

    [SOLVED] New PC won't post - First time builder

    AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-core Processor Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 822.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler MSI B550-A Pro ATX AM4 Motherboard Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4-2400 CL Team T-Force Vulcan G 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive SeaSonic FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Fully Modular ASUS...
  13. bryxn7

    [SOLVED] No display on my new pc build

    Hey everyone! I have done my best to try and fix this problem. My PC seems to be running. The GPU is on, the fans are on, the USBs work. Everything seems to be on except the display. I have tried... reconnecting everything different monitors replacing mobo battery booting windows flash drive I...
  14. L

    [SOLVED] Looking for a nice high bridge to jump from

    So I built a PC for the first time. It was a fantastic experience. At least it was at first. Now I have consistent rebooting issues and I can't get more than 5 minutes into a game without sudden restarts. Build is as follows: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor Corsair iCUE H100i RGB PRO...
  15. E

    Question Building a budget PC and need help.

    So, I recently bought this case--, and got it at a steal for $27. It has mixed reviews, so time will tell if the case is worth it or not, but I do want to work on finding just the basics for now, so I...
  16. whyruabeach

    [SOLVED] new computer build (1st build) this is my first computer build for video editing gaming and photoshop work. so just wanted to see wanted the forum thought of it, so what do you guys think about it.
  17. whyruabeach

    [SOLVED] New to pc building need some insight

    My friend help me out this list together for my first pc build. I want to do Photoshop work, edit videos and play games on. I want a pc I can easily navigate and remove parts from. Haven't bought any of the parts yet, just want to get an opinion on it. My...
  18. whyruabeach

    [SOLVED] first build for a noob

    So I want to make a full tower build or a build where I can take and replace parts with ease. I want to build a computer that can play games and edit videos and also use Photoshop and do animation. I don't want any fancy lighting or anything. So I was wondering if someone could just make me a...
  19. Loaf_of_Water

    [SOLVED] Does a good cpu (3700x) suffer from a bad gpu (1050 ti)?

    So I just upgraded from an intel i5 2500k to an AMD Ryzen 3700x and still have an EVGA gtx 1050 ti, will this hurt my cpu in any way? Thank you I know this is a bit of a noob question.
  20. M

    Question Ryzen 5 1600x Bottlenecking?

    Hello! first time post but I've lurked for a little while on the forums. If I'm in the wrong place please let me know lol. So I've been having issues with frames on destiny and apex for a while now (sub 60 on lowest settings). I had figured my setup was just aging until I looked at my...
  21. A

    [SOLVED] Need some help, new at overclocking!

    Hey everyone, I just want some help with overclocking. Starting off, these are my specs: Mobo: ASRock Z490 Taichi CPU: Intel i9-10900 (yes, NOT the 10900K) GPU: MSI GAMING X TRIO 24G 3090 RAM: Dual-Channel 2x Corsair Vengeance 32GB DDR4-3200MHz (CMK32GX4M2B3200C16) PSU: Corsair HX1200 CPU...
  22. Milkbox

    [SOLVED] Can my PSU support the RX 6900 or RX 6800? New to PC gaming and building.

    Hi, I'm fairly new to PC building and upgrading. I'm looking to nap the RX 6900, or RX 6800 in the future. I read the minimum wat for the RX 6900 is 850 W, and the minimum for the RX 6800 is 750 W, at lest according to the website.This is my PC.Now, I realise I have a 750 W PSU, but I've read...
  23. RagedAPE

    [SOLVED] SSD Advice / 3080 Accelerated Storage Technology Advice.

    Good afternoon, I would just like to find out some information in regards to the new technology on the RTX 3080 and the M.2 SSD I am trying to purchase. I do not understand it but I have read that the PS5 SSD can do 5.5GB raw or a typical 8-9GB (Compressed) I would like to understand what...
  24. M

    [SOLVED] First Ever PC Build - Help!

    First Ever PC Build - Help! First PC Build Greetings everybody, I'm Mfierro13. The Following is my first budget build, costing me around 900$ USD in my country. I would gladly take any advice/criticism for my choices, as I just learned all I know about PCs and building them during the last 3...
  25. D

    Question HELP ME!!!!! I KNOW acting really funny. Hard to explain.

    This is a tough one. I will do my best to explain it clearly.. Firstly, this is my first build by myself. System specs are: AMD Ryzen 3900xt MSI 5700 RX MECH OC EVGA SuerNOVA G3 850w 80gold plus MSI B550-A ProSeries Corsair Vengeance LPX DDr4 2 x 36GB 2400mhz Cooler Master Hyper 212 cpu...
  26. Btg312

    I think I need to replace some parts...

    So, I have this refurbished HP desktop that I got for around $150. A lot of the hardware is good, but a lot isn't. I'd like some help deciding which parts I should replace to make it faster. Here's the hardware (according to Speccy): CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00 Ghz. (With Wolfdale 45nm...
  27. H

    Question New Build ASUS / Code 55

    Hello, complete noob here trying to build his first ever PC. Everything went smooth or so I thought until I thought I was done and tried to turn it on to get into the BIOS etc and this happened: Turn on power supply (Corsair RM750X) (Only monitor connected to graphics card) Lights/LEDs on...
  28. P

    [SOLVED] No Knowledge Of This So Bare With Me

    Here's my list of my computer specs for gaming, streaming, and recording. idk if these mesh well together or not really. Give me feedback for anything I missed, anything that isn't that good for gaming, or anything that isn't good for the PC. I mostly just compiled this from different...
  29. Reivaj

    [SOLVED] Need an advice. Can't decide if it's worth the upgrade.

    Hi, so I'm just getting into the PC world and finally decided to slowly upgrade my PC which currently is: Intel Celeron G3930 H110M PRO-VH PLUS 4 GB of Ram I'm thinking of getting a i5 6500 to upgrade my CPU first but i cant decide if should do that or get another 4 GB of ram instead. It is...
  30. L

    [SOLVED] Budget pc for 500 euro

    I wanna build a budget pc for about 500 euros, on italian amazon. I'm going to use it for 1 maybe 2 years, then I'll give it to my little brother (he's 10 now) I choised something already. (if it's possible I would like to spend even less, because I don't have much money now) CPU - RYZEN 5...
  31. frede957

    Question So my RGB fans are another color than the rest of my rgb setup... if i change the color, they change to, just to a diffrent one

    So my RGB fans are another color than the rest of my rgb setup... if i change the color, they change to, just to a diffrent one... I just installed my first pc, and it works without problems, its just... the RGB, i can't say what is wrong as i have had everything out and in again just to make...
  32. W

    [SOLVED] Build dedicated to console streaming

    I’m trying to build a PC that can adequately stream my Xbox one gameplay. I’m still learning everything so I was looking for feedback regarding what I have put together on partpicker. What do you guys think? Any advice, opinions, or...
  33. Klowe0228

    Question Im a complete noob thoughts on built

    I've never owned a pc ever and I want to get into it and I need help DT-CU-0053-CUK-001 None ITX 256GB M.2 NVMe Solid State Drive (Upgrade Options Available) B360 ITX Motherboard with integrated AC Wifi and Bluetooth Intel Core i5-9400F Six Core Processor (9MB Cache, 2.9GHz-4.1GHz)...
  34. B

    [SOLVED] PC stuck in boot loop with no display.

    Hi in need of major help troubleshooting what happened to my computer. New to pc gaming so take it easy on me but I bought a used computer with a friend who knew what he was doing and he said it was a good pc for the price i was getting it for so I bought it. will list the specs below. Ran great...
  35. E

    Question Advertised Ram Speed Help

    Hi, I Saved up for a long time ago to build my very first gaming PC. I built it almost a year ago today and it is amazing BUT.... The memory I bought was Corsair Vengeance Ram 32gb (2x16) sticks. They were advertised at 3200mhz speed and i have never been able to get it over 2133 unless I just...
  36. JamesHarward

    [SOLVED] newly built pc freezes shortly after logging on

    I have just recently built my second computer ever and I need help getting it up and running! I'm currently having this problem where the computer will freeze randomly within 30 mins of being logged onto. When the computer freezes it doesn't make any clipped sounds it just freezes and non of my...
  37. H

    Question New Graphics Card! Seeking experienced advice/input!

    Feel free to hammer me! I'm very green in this world welcome any input even at my expense lol. I recently changed to an rtx 2070 super from a GTX 1060 and have become obsessed with optimization. I mainly play games like destiny and overwatch but am wanting to learn video editing. Last night I...
  38. G

    [SOLVED] Fans keep disconnecting.

    So my Case Fans are not connected to my motherboard but some other thing and there’s a thin white cable connecting them but the cable keeps losing connection and my fans turn off, the cable needs to be twisted in some way to connect. I can’t unplug the little cable, what do I do ? ( I got this...
  39. X

    [SOLVED] A Noobs Question regarding upgrading (specifically RAM and Storage)

    Hey there everybody, i just newly registered so i hope im doing everything alright. An old Friend of mine set up my whole gaming pc maybe 5 years ago. While i had zero knowledge back in the day, it hasnt improved very much. So im trying to get some help here in this forum. This is my Setup...
  40. SosaSosa

    [SOLVED] Hello, i want to know if my motherboard is compatible

    Hello, I want to order new stuff for my pc like a SSD, CPU etc but i dont know if my motherboard is compatible with the cpu/ssd i want to get. If my motherboard isnt compatible i will get a new motherboard. My friends say i need to almost get a whole new pc, new watt, new cpu and new ram...