pc building

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    Question I need help with choosing the right pc parts

    Sorry if I put this in the wrong subject but I didn’t know which to put it in. Hey, I'm extremely new to pc hardware and stuff and I'm trying to get into building pcs and I was wondering if this build was compatible, suitable for gaming or even if I could change some of the parts to a better...
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    [SOLVED] Will that set up be ok?

    Intel Core i5-9400F Asus GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Expedition OC Asrock B365 Phantom Gaming 4 G.Skill Aegis 8GB DDR4-3000MHz Samsung 860 Evo 500GB Thermaltake Smart RGB 700W It's my first time building a gaming PC, any advice will be appreciated
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    Hello, looking to upgrade my PC, share your opinions!

    This is my current build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/m4qhpb I built this with the potential to upgrade in mind. I was hoping to upgrade to a i7-8700k and a 1070/ti in the near future, now two years have passed and and I'm thinking a that combination is slightly outdated. My goal is to...
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    Question Will an h7 Cryorig be enough to cool my cpu for this build?

    Hey, I’m going to be running a AMD Ryzen 5 2600X, RTX 2060, 16 gb RAM, and 518 SSD all in a NZXT h500i case. Going to be playing and streaming overwatch mostly. Will I be ok with a H7 Cryorig cooling the CPU, and will I need a GPU cooler?
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    Question New PC built suggestion

    Hey there! I am building a new pc, kinda :rolleyes: To be more specific I'm trying to build a budget pc using parts from current pc build (PSU, fans, case, SSD, HDD etc.) The only new parts will be: Graphics Card, Processor motherboard and RAM. I will use this build for after effects and motion...
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    Question Is this aftermarket cooler better than this stock cooler?

    I am going to buy a ryzen 5 2400g, but I don't know if I should use the aftermarket cooler that came with my case is better than wraith stealth. The cpu cooler that came with my case is the Deepcool Gamaxx GT RGB Air Cooler. If anyone is wondering my case is the Deepcool Matrexx 55
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    Question Will this CPU be ok with this motherboard?

    I was going to buy a ryzen 3 2200g with a Gigabyte A320M-S2H but i thought i could buy a ryzen 5 2400g instead because I have the budget to do so, but I can't buy a better motherboard, so will the A320M-S2H work?
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    Question Is this PSU good for this build?

    I am wondering if this PSU (Seasonic S12II-520 520Watts 80+ Bronze) will be good enough for this budget build GPU: HIS RX 580 IceQ X² OC 8GB CPU: Ryzen 3 2200g MOBO: Gigabyte A320M-S2H RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB Single 3000MHZ (I am gonna buy 2 of this because for Philippines it is...
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    Question Will this setup work for gaming?

    I am asking if this build is good for gaming and if something is wrong like it would get bottlenecked or something. GPU: Gigabyte RX570 4gb MOBO: Gigabyte A320M-S2H CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 RAM:Corsair Vengeance LPX 8gb dual ddr4 (8x2) PSU: Corsair CX550 watts 80+ bronze (2017) SSD: Crucial BX500...
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    [SOLVED] Mount physical switch to Molex-SATA adapter

    Hey Guys, Since I have MacOS and Windows 10 installed on my PC I often have to switch my boot-order in order to choose my operating system. So I was wondering if I could wire an on-on or on-off-on switch to my molex adapters so i easily choose from wich drive I want to boot from. I have done a...
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    Question Any problem/ anything to improve?

    I would like to build a Pc for very cheap and I have assembled the ebay cart below, could someone plz check the cart and see if there is any problems or if I could improve anywhere? I would like this to also be able to do some gaming. Thx...
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    Question Computer doesn't find boot devices after motherboard upgrade to Z390-E Gaming, cant boot into windows 10 from SSD

    I recently decided to upgrade my motherboard, CPU, RAM and power supply. I was under The impression that I would be able to boots from my solid state drive after installing everything, but I guess I was mistaken. When I 1st power on the computer, everything seems to work and all my devices are...
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    Question PC Powers On No Display Or Keybaord Detected

    Hey so I built my first pc and all the lights rgb and everything turns on when i plug the keyboard it inst detected and inst getting any power there is also no display.1 beep. SPECS: AMD RYZEN 5 2600 ASUS B-350F EVGA GEFORCE GTX 1070 TRIDENT Z RGB 2X8 EVGA 550W CRUCIAL MX500 SEGATE 1TB
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    Question 144hz monitor with ryzen 5 2400g

    Specs: Mobo MSI b450 gaming plus Ballistix Sport 2400mhz 2x4GB RAM CPU Ryzen 5 2400g Planning to buy Monitor Viewsonic VX Series VX2458-C-MHD My question is: will i have an option for 144hz via hdmi or dvi-d? I mainly play ritm games so i can easly hit 144fps but im not sure if my system can...
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    [SOLVED] Nudging the power cable makes a sparking noise, PC shuts off and restarts

    Hi, I've got an old Dell Dimension E520 (hoping to upgrade components at some point so I can install windows 10), and there have been a few occasions where I have accidentally nudged the power cable, and the PSU makes a sparking noise, and the entire system shuts off and turns back on...
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    [SOLVED] Will this suffice

    will a 75hz monitor be good enough for this build? My friend says to get a 144hz monior but I don't have that type of money. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Rf2Kkd
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    Pre-amp board connection.

    I have a 7.1 pre-amplifier and have to connect 8 different mono amplifiers to it (as i couldn't find a 7.1 amplifier for it), one for each channel like FL, FR, BL, BR, SL, SR, Centre and and Subwoofer. Every input for amplifier needs one + terminal, one - terminal and/or one GND terminal but my...
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    CoolerMaster ML120L RGB Aura Sync troubles

    Hello everybody and thanks for your time. I have been for hours searching info for my problem but I can't solve it. New build with CM 120L RGB AiO freezer. It actually suport various RGB Sync from Asus, Gigabyte, Asrock... Actually I have an Asus z370-I Rog Gaming wich is Aura Sync capable...
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    Power supply problem?

    I built a gaming PC based off of a video by Austin Evans. The only thing I did differently was instead of a ssd I used an hhd. When I turn the system on, the fans and lights are a little shaky at first (blinking a little and slowing down and speeding up) then the system seems to be stable for...
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    Advice on multiple a GPU setup with an Asus Prime Z370-A

    Hi all, I'm looking for some advice for a PC upgrade. I recently used PCPartPicker to build a new work machine. A lot of my work involves Cinema 4D, X-Particles (physical simulations) and Octane (GPU) rendering, so I built it with that in mind. However, I also had an idea of expanding it to a...