Forum discussion tagged with parts.
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    Question Broken Hard Drive?

    Some time ago I tried to install windows 7 on a HDD. Somehow I think i broke it. Now if I try to install windows 10 on it , it takes very long to load the instalation( preparation phase ) and now I see that the it doesn't even see the HDD when creating partitions, it says "We couldn’t find any...
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    How To My Comprehensive Guide to Buying Used Components

    I don't know if this has been done before, but since google search returns are nihil, I am just compiling on the things that I know from experience and my research that I have casually done for the past few years. Feel free to disagree with me, I am always looking for inputs and am always ready...
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    Question Is my PC low/mid/high end? What parts should I upgrade (mainly for gaming)

    Hey, I was wondering if the current PC I have is either a low/mid/high end desktop and would like to know some of your opinions on what parts you think I should upgrade for upcoming games at the moment. I mostly use my computer for gaming and sometimes to watch youtube/netflix. Most of the...
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    Question Upgrading my pc, any thoughts/suggestions?

    Looking to upgrade my pc, I was thinking about buying a new graphics card or processor (or RAM etc. if needed). Current setup is: Asus STRIX GTX950 DC2OC 2GB GPU AMD FX-6300 3.5Ghz 6-core CPU MSI 970A-G43 motherboard Kingston 8Gb DDR3 RAM Chieftec 600W 80+ PSU Will gladly hear any suggestions...
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    Question Please help me with choosing the right setup.

    Hello, I would really appreciate your help with the needed PC parts. I am building my first PC and I am utterly lost. I only got this far thanks to my friend that knows little but more about PCs. The PC would need to be powerful enough for games like Assassin's Creed: Origins, AC: Syndicate, ARK...
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    Question Upgrading PC

    Hey, Hey i'm having some trouble playing the new COD Modern Warfare on high settings (1080p). Could anyone please recommend which components i can upgrade? Specs: CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.20GHz GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series RAM: 2x4GB (DDR3) MB: GIGABYTE G1 sniper 5 SSD: 256GB HDD: 1TB...
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    Question Upgrade suggestions?

    Hello, Can anyone recommend the next part of my pc to upgrade I've just upgraded my CPU and added an SSD I'm thinking a new GPU. Specs - GTX 1070 Intel I7-7700K 250GB SSD 1TB SSD 1TB HDD Asus Z170-A 16GB DDR4 Ram Corsair 750w PSU I'm just trying to keep myself occupied during the lockdown...
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    Build Advice What do you think of my current upgrade idea?

    So I am looking to buy these parts for a complete upgrade, I will probably wipe my SSD and HDD, keep my current case as well. Parts : CPU : Ryzen 5 3600 MOBO : MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX GPU : 8GB Sapphire RADEON RX 580 PULSE RAM : Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO Black 16GB 3200 MHz DDR4 PSU : 650w EVGA...
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    Question Feedback for my new ~2000 € build (Gaming, video editing)

    Hey there! I'm looking to build a new rig with a budget of around 2000 € (excl. monitor), this build will be mainly used for gaming and video editing. For the monitor I'm looking at ultrawide ones (3440 x 1440 ), but I'm in no rush to purchase one at this point. At the moment I have set my mind...
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    [SOLVED] PC upgrade, what parts to get?

    I have an i3-8100 and a GTX 1060 3GB, I'm wondering which component I should upgrade with a budget of around $200.
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    Question How?

    Hi guys Parts for desktop CPU: Amd Ryzen 9 3900x 3.8GHz 12 Core Processor CPU Cooler: Asus ROG Ryujin 240 RGB AIO 121.8 CFM liquid CPU Cooler GPU: MSI RTX 2080ti 11GB Gaming X Trio Motherboard: ASUS AM4 TUF Gaming X570-Plus (Wi-Fi) ATX Motherboard Memory: G.Skill Trident Z neo 32 GB (2 x 16GB)...
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    [SOLVED] PC rebuild Suggestions

    Hey, My current build is 5 years old so looking at updating. (I ONLY WANT TO UPDATE IF 30-50% performance increase). I work in 3D using Maya/Vray and currently am getting some crashes (especially with 2 monitors and using 3D software) Thing is i wasn't seeing high % numbers on the CPU or...
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    [SOLVED] what should i do (help !!)

    I am a colorist for films and have recently noticed my workflow to slow down. I have a water cooled 6700k, 32gb of ddr4 3200 ram, a 2070 and a 970. my scratch dis kis a 3 tb 6gb/s HDD and my OS is a adata 250gb ssd. I am beginning to encode/decode slower. I cant play back footage (4.6k raw) or...
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    How can I determine a fair price to sell my computer?

    Hello. I'm planning to sell my pc. I'm not sure how much I should shave off the original price. What is the best approach? Here are my specs: Motherboard: MSI H61M-P31 (G3) CPU: i7 2600k Ram: 16,0Gt Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz GPU: 3071MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB (MSI) Storage: 480GB...
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    Question Laptop fan models interchangable?

    I'm looking to replace my broken msi fan model (n402) but i've found a much cheaper fan that is a different model (n366). Can I just buy the cheaper model? And would it work on my laptop? (Gv 62 8rd)
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen Build after 10 years

    Below i have some parts listed for a new build im wanting to make. Iv been running a 965 black edition for 10 years and want to know if these parts will be sufficient and future proof. If theres any faster memory at similar price or what you would change with the below parts...
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    [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...
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    [SOLVED] Help please what should i do with computer

    Okay so i want to upgrade but i need help. Im still using my first build. Specs: 1070ti I5 8500 500gb 970 pro 2tb seagate 650w psu gold Z370 d3 mobo 32gb corsair vengance 3000mhz I just bought a 570x corsair case and i feel dumb putting the same parts in it and want to do something new i was...
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    [SOLVED] Are these parts/components compatible with each other?

    Hi, Will this PC Build work without the need of anything extra like a bios update? and please see if the ram is compatible because it says "for Intel Z170", if not, please tell me a 2 x 8GB RAM(16GB) for around the same price and speed CPU AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Motherboard MSI Performance Gaming...
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    [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$-900$?