Forum discussion tagged with parts.
  1. zstrange20

    Build Advice Compatibility check - Should i change anything? - A 17 year old new pc builder

    Hello im wonding if this pc will work im really worried building this pcs becasue there really expensive and it took me about a year to save up for my last one im only 17 and im new to pc building i build one before and it worked and took a year to get all the parts. but its just really scarey...
  2. K

    Question How do I properly ground myself when building pc

    So I have a basic understanding on how grounding works... You install PSU in the case, plug it to the outlet with the PSU switch turned OFF... except in my scenario, I'll be plugging the PSU in a surge protector board with a switch on it... and then to the wall outlet... which ALSO has a switch...
  3. FriendlyMelon

    Question Need someone to overlook my parts/advice

    Hey there fellow internaut! I recently convinced myself that it's time to build a gaming desktop, I'm tired of being able to cook eggs on my craptop. FYI I'm a citizen in Europe, Belgium so I can not order from amazon/newegg. I threw some parts together recommended by friends, I'm not so sure...
  4. R

    Question PC Upgranding

    Hi, I’m gonna upgrade a bunch of parts in my PC such as motherboard, RAM etc. However I will not be changing HDD or SSD’s which currently contain my Windows on etc. If I changed any of these will I lose my files or have to reinstall Windows? Thanks
  5. Petcriant

    [SOLVED] What should I upgrade?

    I am wondering what parts of my pc need to be upgraded, at a reasonable price of course. CPU: i5 6500 Cooler: Stock GPU: Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB RAM: 16 GB DDR4-2400Mhz Storage: Western Digital Blue 1 TB Power Supply: Coolermaster 600W (Don't remember the exact name)
  6. B

    Question Motherboard advice:HDMI

    Sooooooo, I just ordered a case because I’m building a computer, and the next step is a motherboard. Here are my expectations. AMD, Micro ATX, and AM4 ( if you find somethjng else still send it, still unsure what socket I want) But I’m looking for one without an HDMI input on the side panel...
  7. F

    Question MSI GT73VR 7RF TITAN PRO

    Good day! When sorrows come they come not alone but in battalion. Today my son damaged my MSI GT73VR 7RF TITAN PRO by sending him on the street from 4th floor. The parts i recovered are: Motherboard, still working gtx 1080 mxm, still working, heat sinks, keyboard and usb ports and ssd...
  8. D

    [SOLVED] i need some help

    first off heres my system specs and worth noting I'm not on that pc since its not working CPU: FX-8370 GPU: XFX RX 460 4gb single fan MB:MSI 970 gaming RAM: 8gb ddr3 2133 PSU:500 watt CASE: raidmax ninja 2 HDD: 1tb ED green power (old and is now formatted) ok so to start it turns on and the...
  9. Emdeevy

    Question New build freezes after bios spash screen..

    Hey guys, now I know this might be a duplicated post and I’d like to apologize if that is the case in advance.I have this problem that I’m struggling with for a few weeks now. Bought every part to build my first pc, I’ll post the specs below. After building it up, it worked flawlessly for about...
  10. R

    [SOLVED] First PC build ever. Greatly appreciate any help, info, comments or concerns.

    Hello everyone. I just would like to start by saying this is my very first post ever to any forum on any website. So apologies about any misunderstandings. Also this is my first PC build ever. I will be having a friend who's done builds before help me so I won't be going in blindly. I found a...
  11. M

    Question Need help for parts

    So right now my budget for my remaining parts is £200 (Ive already got a GTX 1060 6GB, 240GB SSD, 2x8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX Ram, and my case. I need help finding a good motherboard and cpu combo with wifi hopefully and i will possibly improve my pc in the future. I was looking to get the i3...
  12. E

    Can someone review my PC build parts before I purchase?

    Here's a list of the parts I've chosen so far. I already have the monitors, and a mouse. Recommendations for a keyboard would be helpful. For ex. Should I go wireless or not? The build is for video editing in 1080p. I don't need something that edits in 4K, and I'm using Adobe Premiere Pro. The...
  13. M

    [SOLVED] Lower Score With New GPU

    Recently I bought a new Zotac GTX 1070 Mini from for £300, there were alot of Minis on sale for this price and thought I'd not miss the deal. I was told there wasn't much difference between the 1070 Minis and full size. I recently ran Cinebench trying to test my new score and got a...
  14. I

    GPU Fans Wont Spin Unless MSI GAMING App is open

    I recently bought a GTX 1070 Ti Gaming X, and I had the MSI GAMING App downloaded prior to purchasing, and I was messing around with it (just changing colors of the GPU LED, not doing anything I don't understand) and I went to check the GPU with the flash of my phone because my game had just...
  15. T

    CrystalDiskInfo shows "Caution" on my HDD. (C5 & C6) Need advice

    Today I've been having lots of Bluescreens and slowed performance on my pc while play games or browsing. I decided to download CrystalDiskInfo which warned me about the [C5] (Current Pending Sector Count) and [C6] (Uncorrectable Sector Count) values of my HDD. Here's a screenshot of...
  16. H

    Cheap VR gaming desktop?

    Hey all, I know you get cheap PC questions 100x a day, but in a search I'm having a hard time finding much that's VR specific. It's time to upgrade my 13 yr old. He got his 16 yr old brother's hand-me-down's last year that we hacked into something workable but slow. He primarily runs steam...
  17. N

    Ryzen-PC restarts over and over again

    Hello community, my components: - Ryzen 2700x (Not overclocked) - Asus x470 prime pro (updated BIOS) - AMD R9 280 Graphics card - 16gb RAM Corsair Vengeance RGB (3000MHz, D.O.C.P profile, CMR16GX4M2C3000C15) - Corsair CX600M PSU Windows 10 OS Since yesterday my PC starts to restart itself...
  18. K

    [SOLVED] Overclocking a non K processor

    I am wanting to overclock my processor, and I'm wondering if it's possible. If it is how would I be able to do it, I believe I would most likely need to go into the bios settings, when I was in there I didn't find too much about it, all I found out was BCLK, which I figured out wouldn't help me...
  19. D

    [SOLVED] Best 24 inches monitor

    I want to buy a new 24 inch Monitor. Can you suggest me anything that is atleast 1 ms and 75 hz and that will look good on my white build. My choices are Asus vx238h BenQ GL2460HM ViewSonic VX2452mh Please suggest more that is less than $150
  20. R

    Need to connect several inputs to several outputs

    Hey, It's hard for me to explain because even I have no idea whether or not this would be viable, but here goes: I want something that I could plug my PC+Console+TV+Bluetooth Receiver and have that plug into 3 different outputs - speakers, home cinema and headphones. I guess I'm looking for...