Forum discussion tagged with parts.
  1. S

    Question What should be my focus to upgrade first? For gaming.

    Just wanting opinions on what to upgrade first to get more fps. I game and play just about everything. With warzone taking up most of that. As of now I can squeeze about 65 fps on high settings. Would like to push that as high as possible without really breaking the bank. Any input would help...
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    Question Question on Part Warranties

    How do Amazon warranties work? I’m looking to build this system: The Cooler and MB have been purchased through Scan, and I can see I have a warranty on both through them. however for items such as the RAM and 12700K cpu, the cheapest are on Amazon...
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    Question New MOBO

    So today I got a new MOBO Z590P, CPU, and cooler. I got the USB 3.0 header suck in the mobo for a bit but I ended up getting it back out. I did accidentally hit the mobo lightly in some areas but besides a scratch on the plastic surrounding USB 3.0 area(not on the pins) on the MOBO there is no...
  4. theRTT

    [SOLVED] Is this build compatible?

    Hi! I have just a quick question. Is this build compatible? AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor NZXT Kraken X63 98.17 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE ATX AM4 Motherboard G.Skill Ripjaws V 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory Samsung 970 Evo Plus 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME...
  5. happyhippo2021

    [SOLVED] Bad Experience

    Upon reading through this board I saw being recommended several times. So I decided to send them my PCB to swap the BIOS IC onto a new PCB. I filled in the online questionnaire with all the information about my hard drive and PCB and they told me to send the board to them. Now...
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    Question Building a new pc, would like some feedback

    cpu - AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900X protsessor cpu cooler - NZXT CPU COOLER MULTI SOCKET/KRAKEN X63 RL-KRX63-01 NZXT any better liquid cooler? psu- Be quiet! PSU Straight Power 11 1000W 80+ GOLD F.MODU BN285 m.2 SAMSUNG 970 EVO PLUS - 500GB / 3500/3200 / M.2-NVMe [8116] mobo ASUS ROG STRIX X570-E GAMING -...
  7. C

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my obsolete pc

    Hey everyone. It's been almost 5 years since I last posted a thread, and the reason to that is because I was still satisfied with my pc. Even if it was low end, I could play and do whatever I want, to an extent of course. It's sad to say but, my pc is getting a bit obsolete (in my opinion) so...
  8. 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...
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    [SOLVED] Buying or upgrading PC. What parts do you think would be the best option for me, given the details below?

    I am looking to run and record games such as Minecraft w/shaders and Cities: Skylines to start, with possible expansion into more AAA titles depending on what I can afford. At the moment my PC struggles with any screen recording, but especially when gaming. I use OBS and perhaps I could optimize...
  10. [SOLVED] Help Locating Screw For Server Chassis

    Hello, I am trying to locate replacement parts for the following items in the below table. I have not been able to find any of them. I have been trying to find the 6*5.3FM as of recently a long with the other items shown in the image but with no luck. RSV-Z2700 – 2U Metal Rack Mount Server...
  11. Thundurh

    [SOLVED] PC Freezing Issue

    Hello! I have had a problem with my computer freezing while gaming for about 3 or 4 years now. Sometimes while I am gaming it will happen in about an hour or two, and sometimes it can be just 5 or 10 minutes. I have replaced every single part in my PC (besides my storage components), which has...
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    [SOLVED] Rosewill Thor v2 Top panel replacement

    Hello, I have had a Thor v2 case for quite a few years now. I love the thing but the power button and usb ports stopped working. I would like to know if anyone knows of a place that I could get a new top panel. Google search has yielded no results.
  13. 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...
  14. [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 €...
  15. Pededdie

    [SOLVED] Dell P t5400 & modern games

    Hi there. I'm new here so... There's that. I just received a Dell_Precision_T5400 and I was wondering: Can I upgrade this pc well enough to play modern games like GTA V, Mortal Kombat X, Forza 7 and more. If so, then what GPU, CPU, and so would be good enough to run these games? My current...
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    Build Advice Need help picking parts.

    I was thinking of getting a budget gaming PC and i could use some help picking parts. From what i've seen, the best GPU i can get for my buck seems to be the RX 570 (closest price-wise is the GTX 1650). As for other parts, i'm at a loss. I'd like to spend as little as possible on parts without...
  17. H

    [SOLVED] Can anyone help tell me if my current parts picker build is solid machine for rendering

    can anybody comment on my parts picker parts and let me know if this machine will be solid. AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 3.4 GHz 16-Core Processor Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming ATX AM4 Motherboard G.Skill Trident Z RGB 128 GB (4 x 32 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory Corsair...
  18. U

    [SOLVED] PC Parts Good/Compatibility

    So I'm just trying to get a godlike PC that can run any game. Beforehand I had decided to get a GTX 3090 with an i7 9900F but my friend suggested I get a GTX 3080 with a i9-9900k. With that I was able to save a lot of money. Is the GTX 3090 worth it for being double the price of the GTX 3080...
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    Question When will the prices of Pc parts go back to normal

    When do y’all think Pc part proves will go back to normal every thing is so overpriced right now? I want to upgrade some parts like my cpu and gpu I would like to get a 3070 but scalpers are gonna eat up the supply and overprice it so when do you think we will have a steady supply of parts again?
  20. Cuzinbob45

    [SOLVED] Gaming PC part list

    I have been planning out a part list for a PC I am going to build. Is there anything else I should buy or are there any changes I should make? Here is the part list: Any suggestions are appreciated
  21. flashmantom59

    Question Replacing internal power receptacle on hp pavilion power

    Hey everyone, a few months ago I knocked my HP Pavilion Power onto the floor. This bent the bit from the power adapter. It continued to work for awhile, but eventually stopped working. I replaced the power supply (why don't the manufacturers make the cord with the bit detachable like the wall...
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    [SOLVED] Is my build okay?

    So I'll be replacing my old build since my PCI-E got busted a while back. The PSU I am using is what i'll keep since it's only 2 years old and never gave me a crash. I am considering which do I sell an which do I keep: Unused R9 390X (the one in the list) or unused Gigabyte Gaming MI RX 570 8GB...
  23. skie

    [SOLVED] Will my new CPU % GPu work well together

    I've been looking to upgrade from my MSI Geforce 1050ti and Ryzen 3 1200 for awhile. and I finally found two options I think are good. ( I'm on a budget or else I'd go with better parts ) the 1650 Super and the Ryzen 5 3600. And before I purchase them I'm wondering will they work well together...
  24. C

    Question Upgrading my PC

    I've had my PC for almost a year now and while I'm not in a hurry to upgrade parts at the moment, I definitely want to in the future. However I am not tech savvy enough to know what parts would be considered an upgrade from what I have now. Would anyone have any recommendations? These are the...
  25. N

    [SOLVED] Upgrading pc - help

    Afternoon. im currently in the process of getting a new build together. Im from the uk & my budget is around £750. I just need the pc to perform fast e.g transferring large files, boot times. Will be used for light gaming, light photoshop work. Atm it does look like prices have shot up due to...
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    Discussion What's the oldest part in your current system?

    What part of your PC is the oldest? Of course, this only applies to people who have transferred parts between systems or upgraded theirs with newer parts over time. For me, I have a HDD that's about 7 years old. I hardly use it and if it died, it's all backed up. I only keep it as an easy to...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  28. S

    [SOLVED] 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...
  29. K

    [SOLVED] 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...
  30. M

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  33. T

    [SOLVED] 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...
  34. L

    [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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  37. J

    [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...
  38. S

    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...
  39. S

    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)
  40. N

    [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...