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  1. G

    Question Computer crashes while playing games

    I recently built a new pc. https://pcpartpicker.com/user/skang28/saved/Dr8b23 I've been having trouble figuring out why my computer crashes when playing games. It mostly happens while playing Apex Legends. So the screen will go black then computer restarts. It seems like a CPU/GPU crash...
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    Question My RX 570 isn't getting proper wattage ?

    I downloaded MSI Afterburner and I have noticed that my RX 5704gb ( https://www.newegg.com/powercolor-radeon-rx-570-axrx-570-4gbd5-3dhd-oc/p/N82E16814131717?Item=N82E16814131717 ) only pulls in 60-90w while gaming on any game. All of my games however run fine except Fortnite. There are times...
  3. Foyezes

    [SOLVED] Is it possible to build a good gaming pc under $700 (Thanks to everyone who helped)

    Hi. I'm planning on building a pc capable of gaming and 3d work. My budget is $700. Any advice on what parts to pick? I'm planning on getting an intel cpu since the affordable ryzen ones are mostly sold out in my country. I was hoping is to get an RX 570 gpu when or if the prices go back to...
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    Question What power supply should I use? (Need help asap)

    Hello everybody here on this forum! I need some help on what PSU I should choose for my new pc build. I'm planning on overclocking both the GPU and the CPU (the first time overclocking the CPU, btw). I will use the pc for gaming and gaming only. Is there anything that I could change to make it...
  5. Crazyfireboy

    Question Just checking...

    I was just wondering if this build i put together (honestly probably isnt good) if the parts are compatible with one an another an just wanted to have someone to proof check it if you dont mind. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/7CtTC6 Im new to PC build,I'm most likely will see if best buy could...
  6. Athanagild

    Question Is it ok to se my AORUS Gen 4 7000s with my z960 motherboard heat sink instead of the one it came with

    Hi All, As the title says, I'm wondering if my AORUS Gen 4 7000s can be used safely with my ROG STRIX z690a heat sinks instead of the one it came with. It wont fit on my motherboard you see, to chunky. Its idling at 31.9 C and there about; this is while installing and lots of files and...
  7. Question Water cooled PC Desk Build - Looking for advice

    Hi all, I am looking to build a water cooled pc desk. Going for sleek quite operation. Parts MSI x570s Gaming Carbon EK X Ryzen 9 5900x AMD 6900xt with EK Waterblock 2 480mm Radiators 8 120mm fans 4 80mm fans 850w SFX psu Desk size is about 58in x 32in x 4in. The center is covered with 38in...
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    Question Buying a new PC - Please review my system

    System Builder - Ryzen 7 5800X 3.8 GHz 8-Core, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GB GAMING X TRIO, iCUE 4000X RGB ATX Mid Tower - PCPartPicker A few questions: (i will be playing 1440p 34" curved screen) Will I be able to run all new games e.g. Dying Light 2 etc? Do you see any bottlenecks in the system...
  9. Alice777

    Build Advice 2D art build: i3 or i5? reliable PSU?

    Hello, this is my first time building a PC, so I have been doing as much research as I can for the past month, but there's only so much one can learn on one's own, without any prior tech knowledge whatsoever, so I have come here to seek advice from you pros regarding a few things. My situation...
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    Question First Build

    Hi Quick question, i have my first pc build i wanna build I have some other similar post but with some different components. But i think i am going with this build. My pc build: Motherboard: MSI MK MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 CPU: Intel Core i9-12900K CPU Cooler: Cooler Master MasterLiquid...
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    Question New PC turns on, fans start spinning increasingly faster & PC shuts down about 20 seconds later

    Hello guys, I just finished building my new PC and I can't get it to work properly. When I turn on the PSU and then press the power button the PC turns on, the RGB comes to life, the fans start spinning slowly. Some of the motherboard´s EZ debug LEDS turn on: The red CPU led turns on first for...
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    Question Can you give me any advice/recommendation on this render pc build?

    Hi everyone! I never built a pc before. I'll use this build mostly for 3d modeling and rendering. https://pcpartpicker.com/user/53muratdemircan/saved/#view=CvLDjX Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] High-end Gaming build thoughts?

    Hello everyone, I posted a thread here earlier where i asked for a build was "future proof" and that could handle games like Rust, Escape from Tarkov, Pubg etc etc with a 144hz monitor @ 1080p while being able to stream on discord. I'm just posting here one more time because i want to confirm...
  14. Dominum_vestri

    [SOLVED] Need advice/opinion in component selection

    Hello, I'm planning on building a new PC, but I don't have much knowledge in components :/ My he made a parts list and I want to ask you if you think they are good for the price. Here's the list: 1x Seagate BARRACUDA 1TB 7200rpm 64MB 3x be quiet! Pure Wings 2 PWM 140mm 1x be quiet! System...
  15. K

    Question Which ssd is compatible with my motherboard?.

    Hey, I'm looking to buy an SSD to add to my desktop PC but I am not sure which one would be the best for my setup and I have a budget of 300 aud and recommendations would be helpful. Edit:do I need a host card my motherboard does have one. The specs as follows GTX 1080ti 11 GB I7-7700k B250...
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    [SOLVED] Pc build help

    Hi! Im still planning on buying my first custom pc, i have been searching for a while now I have a few other post with some other specs, but i think imma go with this one. New PC Build: - Motherboard: MSI MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 - CPU: Intel Core i9-12900K - CPU Cooler: Cooler Master...
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    [SOLVED] Building an Enthusiast Gaming PC

    Hi There, I am trying to an Enthusiast Level Gaming PC with the new 12 Gen Intel Processor. Here is my configuration for the parts. I am mostly concerned with the RAM type compatibility with the motherboard. Let me know what are your comments. Is this a good build ? Please suggest any...
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    [SOLVED] Is my PC underperforming?

    Hi, last summer I built my first gaming PC after so many years, and I wanted it to have the best components I could afford. But after so many months I still think that it is underperforming, and I don't know why. The components are: -CPU: AMD Ryzen 7-5800X -GPU: AMD RX 6900XT -Motherboard...
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    Question Looking to upgrade/optimize 10 year old computer - help!

    Hello! I have been using the same computer I built over 10 years ago (with the help of this forum) and it has still been running fairly well but I think it is time for an upgrade. Lately it just can't quite keep up with the games I want to play like Apex Legends and other newer titles. It can...
  20. BurritoTaco

    Question Only RAM LEDs show & there's no display ?

    I didn’t know what thread forum to use so I’m on displays because nothing will display on my new build. My ram leds work but the monitor I plugged it into doesn’t. I think it’s something with the bios but I have no idea how to fix please help
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    Build Advice Need help with a new build for 3D modelling/game engine work, and potentially some gaming (Budget $1000CAD)

    Hey all, I posted earlier asking whether I could upgrade my geriatric system (posted below) but from the responses it seemed best that I dive into a new build instead. I'm on a bit of a budget with this so I'm hoping to use as much of what I have as possible (storage, RAM, case, etc) Current...
  22. K

    [SOLVED] Trying to upgrade a decade old PC for use with 3D modelling software, help?

    Hey all, I'm a bit out of touch with technology honestly, I've recently restarted work as a 3D modeller after several years away from the industry and I was hoping I'd be able to upgrade this old workhorse as much as I can. I would appreciate some advice on whether I can push this PC any further...
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    [SOLVED] I need some opinion on which upgrade option is better for my next PC Build?

    Hey guys, I am currently in the process of upgrading my PC build and have few upgrade options to choose from and would like your opinion on it. My current PC build is: i7 6700 cpu Skylake GTX 1070 Asus Strix graphics card OC edition MSI Z170a M7 motherboard 16GB DDR4 RAM (8GB x2) 3000MHz...
  24. D

    [SOLVED] AMD Ryzen 5 5600x stepping B0 or B2

    Hi, I am building a new system and I am going nuts over the fact that I want to buy an AMD Ryzen 5 5600x but I want to know the stepping of the one I will buy due to mobo BIOS version support differences. I can not find any helpful way to understand which steeping, that being either B0 or B2...
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    [SOLVED] Motherboard BIOS version

    Hi, i recently purchased an MSI MPG B505 GAMING PLUS motherboard for a new build I am working on. I have two CPUs in mind. However, they both support different BIOS versions for this motherboard. Is there a way for me to find out what BIOS version my motherboard came shipped with without having...
  26. AmeedMv

    [SOLVED] New PC build, cannot install HD Graphics Driver

    Hey everyone. Just completed a new build and installed Windows 10. Hardware: 11600K Asus Z590-P 32GB RAM 1TB SSD I dont have dedicated GPU at the moment so I want to use the igpu for a month while scraping a few bucks for a new GPU. Problem is, I am not able to install any intel graphics...
  27. You’renotthatguy

    [SOLVED] Need help with memory

    Please help, I’m very new to pcs, I don’t even have a graphics card, but I got the Ryzen 5700G with integrated graphics to suffice. I also got an Aorus B550M pro motherboard, and 16GB of Corsair vengeance 3200 mhz ram. I cannot get my motherboard to go over 2400 mhz in the bios though. I will...
  28. [SOLVED] Can you please help me? (Building a pc)

    Hello guys, Will be building a pc for my bro. Please verify or change anything you think it's off (not suitable) see below Low budget for e-sports gaming (e.g. Rocket league) (I do have a graphics card - "gt 1030") https://ibb.co/Mprr6C0 Thanks a lot!
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    [SOLVED] Video Editing Build: Your thoughts?

    Hi All, I think it is time for a new pc for adobe premiere pro/after effects CC. (Current rig is i7-2600 with adobe cs5.5) I was using the builder at Microcenter's website. I was hoping i could get feedback from people here who know much more than me. I want to keep it around 1,100ish. I'm...
  30. R

    [SOLVED] Surge Protection question regarding my PC

    So I recently built a PC back in February of 2021. It was more of an upgrade but it required me removing my old motherboard in place of a new one alone with new CPU, PSU, RAM, and Aftermarket CPU cooler. I live in an apartment complex in Stockholm and plug the PC directly into the wall. Recently...
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    [SOLVED] 4x8gb SR vs. 2x16gb DR for Zen 3 CPU (5900x) + MOBO limitations?!

    Sorry guys, I know this question is everywhere already. I have specific issues that are further down the line than just deciding what rank total my RAMs are or what timings. My true goals are simple: Upgrading to Ryzen 5900x and also upgrading RAM capacity to 32gb. ESSENTIALLY. Issue: I am a...
  32. K

    [SOLVED] Help checking my build changes.

    Hello! I've decided to upgrade my pc, changing my MOBO, CPU, PSU and adding a new SSD. here is the list of my final build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/xDDKy4 I believe everything should compatible since the website is not throwing any warning, but the www.userbenchmark.com said something...
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    Question Should I upgrade anything in my PC

    Hello Everyone, I have been upgrading my PC over time and I wanted to see if anyone had any thoughts on my build and if anything else should be upgraded. Below is a list of what my system currently has. Component Selection CPU Intel Core i7-10700K 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor CPU...
  34. theRTT

    Question New PC build: Games crash randomly. NEED HELP!

    Hello. I have a brand new PC Build that keeps crashing in games. This happens oddly enough only with Origin games (for as far as I know): Apex Legends and Star Wars Battlefront II. When I was playing Overwatch, it didn't crash. The crashes happen mid-game. So not in the menu or whatever. I have...
  35. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Looking For a 750W Power Supply with an Extra 4pin ATX Connector

    Good day, I'm currently creating a build, and I need a power supply with the extra 4 pin ATX connector not just the standard 8 pin. Now some of you might be thinking, "You don't need that, that is just for extreme overclocking, and it will be unnecessary for the everyday user". Well, yeah...
  36. theRTT

    [SOLVED] What powercables do I need for my RTX 3080?

    Hi guys! I have a quick question. I have the Gigabyte Aorus RTX 3080 xtreme and I want to know which cables I have to buy for it. The PSU I have is the Corsair RM850X (2021). Currently I am going to use the 3 6+2 pin connectors that came with the PSU. I haven't build it yet. So if I want...
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    [SOLVED] New PC Build - Monitor won’t connect ?

    Hi everyone, I bought a bunch of hardware to build my first computer. I put all of the equipment together yesterday and it boots up (turns on, the fans work,etc..)however my monitor is stays black and says “no hdmi cable detected”. With that said I can’t get into BIOS or update drivers. I know...
  38. 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...
  39. ridefire123

    [SOLVED] Can someone help me with a overheating issue? i7-9700k. I have a Cryorig C7 cooler.

    Hello People of Tom's Hardware! I have had this issue for awhile with overheating. It would thermal throttle quite a bit at 4.9Ghz (basically any demanding application: Premiere Pro, any triple A video game etc.). Utilizing the intel extreme tuning utility, I turned the turbo clock down to 4.5...
  40. AmeedMv

    [SOLVED] Corsair 4000D Airflow Case RGB & Airflow Tips

    Hey y'all hope all is good. Below is my current part list which I am hoping to buy next month. I wanna know what would be the best fan configuration for the 4000D Airflow from Corsair and which ARGB fans I can use without breaking the bank. I have included a CM Sickleflow 120mm 3-pack in the...