Noob in need of help

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    Question I dont know what i can upgrade my graphics

    dell optiplex 790 core i5 computer package monitor a few upgraded specs from that model, but I and looking into getting a better graphics card, for some "light" gaming, like old FF games or sharing my sons gamepass for xboxwith the throwback games. League of Legends also runs rather choppy.
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    Question Another no-post post...

    I have just upgraded my Case, Motherboard and added a few new fans and an RGB controller, and while attempting to boot the PC up for the first time after building, I get fan power, all RGBs light up (RAM takes unusually long, but most of the time gets there in the end), but I don't get a beep...
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    Question How do I undervolt with a b450 tomahawk max?

    Hi! I have a 3700x and live in a hot area, so temps goes up to 85c while stress testing and 82c while gaming which I don't really mind per se but the fans are annoying. I heard that undervolting can help with temps but I have no clue how to do it on an MSI board. Appreciate any help I can get...
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    Question ASUS PCE-AC55BT Antenna Broke (WIFI Card)

    As the title states, my wifi card antennas broke and I can no longer attacted them. So I was wondering is there a way to get a replacement antenna? Or do I have to repurchase the whole card again?
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    Question I upgraded my RAM now I can't boot from my HDD or SSD

    I just recently upgraded to a Ryzen 5 1600 AF and ASrock b450m-hdv r4.0. The switch worked great and everything! I thought let's go ahead and upgrade the RAM as well. So I bought 2x 8gb of 3000mhz RAM. I powered off my computer switched the RAM and everything looked fine until I saw it was...
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    Question Swapping my laptop motherboard

    I have a Toshiba satellite L50-C 1FQ specs are: Intel Pentium N3700 @1.6 turbo to 2.4ghz with Intel HD Graphics 8GB DDR3 @1600mhz This laptop was apparently built with different specs so its clear than mine is bottom of the pile.... I know laptops are a no go when it comes to upgrading major...
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    Question Bios not saving fan curve?

    Apologies if this is the wrong thread. I own a b450 tomahawk max mobo and I have been trying to set the fan curve for my case fans but everytime I'm done with my fan curve and I exit out of the BIOS it says that nothing has changed. Yet when I go back into the BIOS the custom fan curve is still...
  8. juicelord

    Question CPU paired with MSI 980ti?

    Hey guys, Sorry if this is dumb or easy to find elsewhere but I don' t really know what to do lol! I am looking for a new CPU as my current i5-4690 is bottle-necking my GPU (I think) My rig: Z97P-D3 motherboard 8GB DDR3 i5-4690 GTX 980TI (MSI 6GB) I am also looking to upgrade to 16GB of...
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    Question How much can I upgrade to (ram noob ) heres my info

    Thanks for reading first of all. Total noob question, but they answered it incorrectly on live chat so I am hoping to be enlightened here, I just bought a new laptop ( have been out of the computer world for 8ish year, s ) can someone please let me know how much I am able to upgrade my ram to...
  10. Korican64

    Question Dram amber light on mobo

    So my computer wont post and is stuck on a black screen. On my mobo, the dram led is lit amber and wont go away. I overclocked my ram to 3200 w/ xmp. I did not mess with any other settings in the bios. When I played escape from tarkov and streamed at the same time, that's when my computer...
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    Question Noob needs major help

    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...
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    [SOLVED] first time builder, have a few questions

    first off, here are my parts: using a 570 but took it off because i have already bought it. the 2200g is just a placeholder for a 1600af, since pcpartpicker doesn't have it on their site PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | AMD Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5 GHz Quad-Core...
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    [SOLVED] Advice for building new pc

    Hi there, I am wanting to build a new gaming pc, because my other pc Just won’t cut it for playing mods in minecraft and also CAD modelling. I do know the basic assembly of a pc such as installing the cpu, motherboard, ram ect. But I just don’t feel ready yet, so could you please give me some...
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    Question Bad Ram or Motherboard Causes BSoD

    So, I have a terrible dell motherboard that came with my prebuilt. I upgraded everything in the pc, so now I have a CX650M, GTX 1080 8GB Founders Edition, an i5 7400 which came with the prebuilt and the regular Dell tower case. The RAM I had was 8GB (2*4) GB and it was made by an unfamiliar...
  15. 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)...
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    Question Need help pls Im new at this

    Hi i'm plannig to buy a second hand graphic card...
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    [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...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade lenovo ideacentre y700-34ish

    I am considering upgrading my Lenovo Ideacentre Y700-34ISH but I don't know much about computers, so I'm hoping for some help on this forum. I was thinking of upgrading my CPU to Ryzen 5 2600, but then I came to know that my motherboard only allows for Intel CPUs. So if I want to get the Ryzen...
  19. Hulky

    Question What are the best OC settings for a GTX1080Ti / I7-8700K?

    I'm using an ASROCK motherboard, and was looking through the settings, checking things out after I watched a few OCing videos, and I saw some of the videos mention a "Turbo" mode, so I went to go see if I had the mode, and all's I saw was "EZ OC" so I enabled it, did some stress tests and all...
  20. Hoofy_101

    [SOLVED] Do i need to buy a new windows 10?

    im going to build a new pc when i can get the money. im confused on windows 10 as i bought my current pc from a guy off of ebay so i dont have the activation key for my current pc's windows 10 home. do i need to buy a new windows 10 home product key and if so can i get the cheaper one from...