parts advice

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  1. BBoy3617

    Question Totally new to PC building, and Building a Pc for the first time, looking for suggestions

    So I'm building a PC for the first time and I'm looking for some suggestions. I'm planning on using it for gaming, have a budget of around 1k. Ik this isn't much more PCs nowadays, but I'm trying to see what I can get with this budget that can still run games at decent settings. So far I'm...
  2. Dea54

    Question Build

    I’m looking to build an alright pc for about $600, does anyone else know what I should do to begin?
  3. R

    Question Parts for quiet PC

    I want to build a PC that will be silent when not gaming. Looking for recommendations on case, CPU cooling, PSU. Should I get custom fans for the case? Budget: unlimited
  4. J

    [SOLVED] Building first PC - are these parts good?

    Hello, I am building my first pc and have put together a list of parts on pcpartpicker: I am wondering if those parts are good together and if there is anything that could be changed? I will be using the build for gaming, programming for uni, and also...
  5. JunkSniperJoe

    [SOLVED] Parts List for Gaming PC/Workstation

    I've been working on this pc for a while now, slowly getting parts as time and money allowed. Most of the import parts (CPU, GPU, etc) have already been purchased; however, before I open anything up, I'd like to get some feed back. The primary purpose of this build is 4k gaming, but I may do...
  6. ItsSynX

    [SOLVED] Help/Thoughts to Upgrade PC

    Hi I would like to know your responses on a great budget on upgrading a PC. I want to play Rust on good FPS 70+ or any other games to play at an average FPS Rate not stuck with 40-45 FPS with low settings and having the system to have great response and quality. So far in this list that I own...
  7. [SOLVED] Upgrade help.

    Hello. It's about time I upgrade my pc since it's been showing its age for well over a year now, and with the help of a friend I've come down with these components. I know how to build my pc and all, but the question is, do you guys sugest something else, without exceeding my budget of ~600 €...
  8. 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...
  9. C

    [SOLVED] 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
  12. D

    [SOLVED] 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...
  13. BunnyK

    [SOLVED] 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...
  14. 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...
  15. JustSpod

    [SOLVED] 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...
  16. KoltM3

    [SOLVED] 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...
  17. louishy25

    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. 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)...
  19. 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.
  20. 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...
  21. B

    [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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. K

    [SOLVED] Will they work together?

    View: The parts are in the link +1050ti I would like some suggestions for case and some fans I got 5 old fans but idk if they can cool the cpu help
  28. J

    [SOLVED] What is a good pc build for heavily modding that’s around 800$

    I am building my very first pc and I want to be able to heavily mod and have a ENB for games like Fallout new Vegas. Does anybody know a good computer build that is around 800$-900$?
  29. T

    [SOLVED] New build advice

    Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: Soonish but can wait until big sale day (eg boxing day or whatever) Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) Before / After Rebates; Before / After Shipping 2000Cad After shipping/rebates System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing...
  30. Chrisxtian

    [SOLVED] Advise on which to upgrade first, monitor or GPU ?

    Hello everyone! I'm planning to update my PC in probably in a few months. My current specs are.. CPU: INTEL i5-6500 GPU: NVIDIA MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X 6gb RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance 4x4gb 2133 Motherboard: Asus H170 Pro Gaming Primary Drive: HDD 1TB Western Digital Blue Caviar Secondary Drive...
  31. G

    Question PC freezes, GPU to blame?

    edit new build getting bsod clock watchdog timeout. New freezes potentially unrelated to last build. Hi all, I've been having a consistent issue with my pc where it freezes during Windows updates. I thought it must be processor or even motherboard so they have both been replaced, ram too...
  32. F

    [SOLVED] Advice on PC parts to make a PC

    Hello everybody, This is my literal first day on this website and let me know if this question should be posted somewhere else on the forum. I play on PS4 right now and I am looking to buy a PC to play games including VR games and possibly develop on Unreal Engine 4. I wanted to see if the...
  33. J

    [SOLVED] Is this build okay?

    Need some help with getting this right. PCPicker: CPU - Intel i7-9700KF 8 GHz 8-Core Process Cooler - Cooler Master ML120L TUF Gaming Alliance Edition RGB 66.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Motherboard - MSI Z370 Gaming MS ATX LGA1151 Memory - Corsair Vengence LPX 64GB (4 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200...
  34. X

    [SOLVED] Require help in PC Build

    Hey guys I will be building my first ever PC very soon and I have selected all the parts I'd like to go with. Here is the list- Ryzen 5 2600 Sapphire RX 5700 MSI B450 Tomahawk EVGA 600W 80+ BR ( Non- modular) G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB (2x8) 3200MHz (F4-3200C16D-16GVKB ) Kingston A400 SSD 480GB...
  35. S

    Build Advice Need help with picking out parts for my build!

    I'm a sucker for aesthetics. I love making everything look good but I also want good performance/temps. The case I plan on building in is the Cooler Master SL600M - Sleek and not so flashy. For the ram I...
  36. L

    [SOLVED] CPU cooler clearance

    Hi not sure if this is the right place to post but here I go I’m looking at buying the Asrock b450 steel legend and don’t know if my Cryorig H7 plus will clear the rear IO Would appreciate if someone could help with this
  37. R

    Question New PC suggestions

    Short and simple, 1500 euro budget, looking for a high-performance PC. What would you suggest? (entire build)
  38. A

    Question Looking to change parts. Need suggestions for best and budget parts. (Details below).

    So few weeks ago my PC started randomly restarting. I tried formatting but didn't work. Turns out the 4 pin connector on the psu burned out leaving the plastic covering all melted and inner metal all black. Also the port on my motherboard is also blackened. So I have to change the psu and...
  39. M

    Question New pc build

    Good afternoon! I built a new PC just recently and after assembling all of my parts, plugging it all in, I tested it. A small red light at the bottom right corner of my mobo was on, but nothing else was working. Fans did not turn on, just that solitary red light. I tweaked a few wires and I...
  40. Z

    [SOLVED] Physical compatibility between parts

    So I’m building a pc for a friend, and I’ve made a parts list on pc part picker, something I’ve done many times. Most of the time pcpartpicker catches most compatibility issues and normally I would too but I’m unfamiliar with some of the parts in the build. (Here’s the link to the build)...