parts advice

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  1. S

    Question Feedback for SFF Gaming PC

    Hello, My friend has been using a windows boot drive to play games with us on his Mac Book Pro. But has issues with it not charging properly when in Windows mode. I am putting together a parts list for him and looking for some feedback. Currently I am struggling to find a GPU and its prices. As...
  2. C

    Question Would this build work, and if not, why not?

    Hi, in accordance to the title, would this build work, and would there be severe bottlenecking? Thanks CPU: Ryzen 5 5600X CPU cooler: Stock GPU: RX 6800 / RTX 3070 Motherboard: Gigabyte B550M DS3H RAM: Corsair 2x8GB 3200MHz Storage: Samsung 970 Evo Plus 500GB + WD 750gb HDD PSU: EVGA 650w...
  3. DukePaints

    Question PC Upgrade Help

    Hello, looking to upgrade some parts of my PC before the release of Cyberpunk. I wasnt looking for a complete build replacement but if needed I can save. Current Specs: GPU: 2060 Super 8gb CPU: Intel Core i7 7700k RAM: 16gb DDR4 Mobo: unsure but I know it cant go higher then the i7, so that...
  4. vlad_o

    Question Help me find the Best PSU for what parts I already have!

    Hello, Trying to find a good PSU for the parts I already have: Corsair Vengeance LPX Black 16GB DDR4 3200MHz CL16 Dual Channel Kit ASRock B450 PRO4 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6GHz I am searching for a fair price as well, not extremely expensive. Thank you in advance, Vlad
  5. D

    Question PC Parts Compatibility

    Hello, i am planing to buy in a few days PC parts for a new Gaming PC. So i want to ask if there will be any compatibility problems or something that needs to be changed. I live in Germany so the prices may be different betwen my location and yours. I am buying the Parts from Parts...
  6. BunnyK

    Question Home Theater PC help

    So I'm thinking of building a HTPC for a 4k tv, but i've only built one system so far, and it is my own personal rig. I have no experience in HTPC's and i was wondering what parts i would need to buy (and how much they cost) in order to be able to play 4k medium-low settings at 100 fps on games...
  7. BunnyK

    Question Home Theatre PC spec help

    So I'm thinking of building a HTPC, that will mainly be used for netflix, maybe some occasional gaming, i dont expect anything over 200 fps, something that gets me 90 fps consistently would be great if possible (havent decided whether to get a 1080p or 4k tv, will most likely get 1080p) My...
  8. truckerlenny1990

    [SOLVED] new build let me know what you think

    ok all im planning on a new build slowly in the coming months. heres what i have so far picked out let me know what ya think. i will be putting in more noctua fans than in the list there will be 4 140mm noctua fans and 4 120mm noctua fans. it says ill be...
  9. JustSpod

    Question Can I safely reuse potentially damaged parts?

    My computer went through an unfortunate incident where I had a printer connected to a usb port on the motherboard, and when I went to plug the printer into a wall outlet, a spark came between the printer plug and the outlet. This killed the printer and left my computer in a state where it would...
  10. KoltM3

    Question Looking for opinions on parts list? For design/CAD work. (Canada) Hey guys so this is the parts I'm currently looking into. Originally got everything priced out but was on the American site so that was a little disappointing. My main use would be design and CAD work while also being able to play games. I've done research...
  11. louishy25

    Question About to make a new pc

    Parts: CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 GPU: MSI GTX 1050ti Storage: 1TB Seagate BarraCuda HDD Case: Carbide Corsair 88r MOBO: MSI B450M PRO-M2 MAX RAM: HyperX Fury 2x4 GB PSU: Aerocool Integrator 600W OS: Windows 10 Home As a first-time builder I wanted to ask if there are any components I should swap out...
  12. F

    [SOLVED] Need help with my First Gaming Build

    So i am going to buy my first gaming PC but i don't know what parts to get and need your help. My budget is 1300 for the PC itself. I plan to game in 1440p and 1080p high- ultra settings. I will have 2 monitors so u know what kind of power you'll need from gpu (monitors will be 144hz and 27inc)...
  13. C

    Question Could someone please check this first timer's list? This is my very first PC build and I am hoping to play 1060 at 60 fps and my budget is $950, also the power supply cost $50 for some reason it is not showing up. Thank you and have a wonderful day.
  14. ze3bruh

    [SOLVED] What components should I look to upgrading to?

    My knowledge of computers is definitely below average. So basically I've had this computer for not very long but I bought it second-hand and it's a pretty decent computer but definitely doesn't reach my standards. I want to be able to play close to nearly every game with no problem, I don't...
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    [SOLVED] How good is this PC for a $1k budget?

    Good morning, I have a parts list on PCPartPicker that satisfies a $1000 budget. Here's the link: Is this a good value for the money? I am looking to play GTA V, Fallout 4, TF2, Civilization V and Beyond Earth: Rising Tide, and other games of similar...
  16. E

    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade my RIG (opinions/ recommendations needed)

    I have a rig that consists of: asus z370 i5 8600k rtx 2070 vs650 psu stock fans tecware nexus white case I'm looking to make my PC look cleaner by putting in a fully modular PSU to use custom cables etc. and possibly a new mobo to make it look nicer all together as its fairly plane at the...
  17. J

    [SOLVED] Any tips on system I'm building?

    I'm in the middle of buying the parts for my new pc, and I wanted a little help to make sure I didn't made a mistake picking any of the parts. The parts are: Gigabyte B450 I Aorus Pro Wifi (Already bought it) R5 2600X 1x 16gb 2666MHz Adata XPG Flame (I'm getting a second one a bit after...
  18. Syous13

    Question EVGA 450BT

    Hey guys, so I’m debating getting a new EVGA 450BT for my wife’s rig, she’s rocking a ryzen 5 1400, 8gb dual channel, a 128gb SSD and a XFX 7870 Ghost (for now, might upgrade to something like a 970 seeing as she doesn’t game that much.) Would the PSU vê enough? It’s 450w Bronze certified but I...
  19. C

    [SOLVED] Feedback on new PC Build

    Dear Community, As the title suggest, I am seeking feedback on this new build: 2019 PC Build. This will be my third "iteration"/"build" since I first got into building PC's myself. I am looking for feedback specifically on the following areas: What would you do different and why? Is it worth...
  20. msprandomacc

    [SOLVED] Will everything work together?

    I'm building a pc for myself the first time. I have checked part compatibility on, but I'm not sure as some of the parts (case for exc.) cannot be found on those lists, so I wanted to come here and check if they all will work together. I have personally checked on top of...