Noob in need of help

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    Question Noob question on how headset cables connect

    My situation is that I have a headset with inline mic and the cables end in the classic 3.5mm green+pink jacks for mic and headphones. I would like to get an extension and at first I was thinking I would need a cable that had green/pink female on one side and green/pink male on the other side...
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    Question After replacing a motherboard, my monitor displays no signal, why?

    Hello , absolute newbie here, I recently got a new motherboard and managed to reinstall all the needed parts and wires however upon connecting the GPU to the monitor(with a hdmi cable) I get the aforementioned error. The parts seem to be working, the fans are spinning and the LEDs are lit up but...
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    Question is my GPU overclocked?

    i think it is because i tried a software i got on a disk with the gpu and its kinda sucks so it automatically overclocked my gpu without asking and i couldn't get it back to normal so i shut it down and removed it and now i think the temps are pretty high i have a GTX 1050ti 4gb from GIGABYTE...
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    Question New Parts, Same Performance.

    Hello everyone, thanks for stopping by, I've had my PC for a while now. I built it around 4 to 5 years ago I'd say, and it is a little out dated now. Here are the Specs: MSI 970 Gaming Motherboard Corsair Vengeance DDR3 8GB total MSI R9 380 Gaming 2GB GPU AMD fx 8350 black edition CPU Ultra...
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    Question Need help with a prebuilt

    Hello all. I am completely new to building computers and all that fun stuff and have been doing a lot of research but I am still very much a noob to this stuff. I'm ready to upgrade my computer as I currently play League of Legends but would love to start streaming. I was browsing prebuilts...
  6. Question psu cables confusion (ultra -noob)

    Hello everyone i am ultra noob on pc building and i would like to ask you 2 questions. First of all i have a psu Chieftec CTF-750-14CS 750W and i bought a 2080 My previous one was a gtx 770 which has PCIe 1 8-pin and 1 6-pin cables and that's the only cables i have. The new card need 2 x...
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    Question How to properly change motherboards

    I am switching out my MSI Z390 gaming plus for an Aorus Z390 pro Wifi. My question is, once the new MOBO is installed should I reinstall the windows OS onto the SSD the OS is currently on? I didn't know if windows would overwrite the data that is currently there so it can install the proper...
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    Question Help With Overclocking i7 9700k

    Hey guys I just built my first rig and am new to overclocking. I am looking to OC my i7-9700k but am not sure what all settings I need to do in the BIOS. Would like to clock it around 4.8 or 4.9 ghz. My motherboard is an MSI z390 gaming plus and have 16gb of Corsair LPX vengeance 3000mhz ddr4...
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    Question Looking to upgrade my desktop

    I've got a gameing desktop. I'm looking to upgrade it. These are the Specs Processor: Intel Core i7 4790K 4.0 GHz (Codename Devils Canyon) (Unlocked CPU) (Quad Core) Motherboard: GIGABYTE Z97X-SLI (Intel Z97 Chipset) System Memory: 16GB DDR3 1600MHz Digital Storm Certified Performance Series...
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    Question Hey need help (Big noob) GPU not showing up at all

    Hey I recently bought some upgrades for my pc, they aren't amazing but for my liking anyway when I installed my new gpu it doesnt show up on task manager, device manager and only one monitor works. Both fans are working and I cant find anything helpful on Youtube. System Specs: Ryzen 5 2600 8Gb...
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    Question NOOB needs assistance

    First off, as my name suggests, I'm a total noob when it comes to computers. Built my first one Feb 2017, so bare with me if this has already been asked. Ive had my computer just over a year now, built with new parts, and its been running great except for gaming (which is what i built it...
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    Question Display Issue

    Hey All, Abit of a noob here, i have obtained the linked PC from work https://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c04551677 however i am having a strange issue with the PC. I have reinstalled windows clean fresh install. New SSD and HDD and RAM. The PC works fine on HDMI out from the graphics card on...
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    Question need a hand for first build

    hey i’m new to building a pc i’m just wondering if this build is worth it or give me some ideas to build, my budget is between 500 • 1000 maybe 1200 but it got be complete with monitor and peripherals *Asus prime b350-plus *ryzen 5 2600 *xfx radeon rx 580 gts xxx edition *evga 600w bq 80+...
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    Question Need help buying a Pre-built PC

    hey guys, looking at spending the mininum possible for now and have a few options to choose from in a Pre built computer. I am currently studying IT networking and doing a beginners programming course online and want to get into a bit of gaming. Basically im looking to get away as cheap as...
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    cluless dufus building a computer

    hi I am a cluless dufus building a computer here is my build 1 × ASRock H170M Pro4S LGA 1151 Intel H170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard 1 × Intel Core i3-6100 3M 3.7 GHz LGA 1151 BX80662I36100 Desktop Processor 1 × G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM...