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Pc help

Forum discussion tagged with Pc help.
  1. G

    Question Building my first pc

    Build I came up with. I’m very new to this computer stuff. I want a computer that can run games at high to ultra with a solid FPS and run on a nice monitor in 1080p. I’m not trying to spend more than $1000. If you know a better build let me know or any suggestions please let me know. Very new to...
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    Question Looking for advice on fixing my rig

    Hello forum! So I have a rig that was GREAT....5 years ago. My components can be found over here. I have since added 1 500gb SSD and a 3TB external hard drive. I know its about time for a new rig, but I need to get a bit more time out of the rig to save up for the new one, and I really believe I...
  3. custardandbeans

    Question My pc games are all of a sudden running slow and I have no idea why

    I recently got my pc at Christmas last year it was a prebuilt one off amazon When i first got the pc it was running games fine with decent graphics settings aswell i could run pretty much any game with around 180 fps. About a month ago I got a new game for my xbox and played that game for a few...
  4. H

    Question Low fps

    I recently purchased a dell XP’s 17 for college, and I downloaded steam, and loaded far cry 5 on it. I’m not a pc gamer, but I ran the game through a checkpoint and it was running at 9fps, which I understand is pretty terrible. Even though this isn’t a gaming computer I’ve heard decent things...
  5. SmockeyBear

    Question Weird noise coming from pc after installing gpu

    My friend had a old gpu he had lying around and gave it to me. I currently have a dell pre build from 6 years and I haven’t upgraded it at all since I don’t play demanding game where I would need to. He gave me a msi 750 ti, it only uses on board power and online it says the minimum requirement...
  6. 77chevyman

    PC Build Help

    Hello all, I am new here and looking for some opinions and advice. I am looking to upgrade my pc and I am not sure what route to go for the update. I have $250-$300 to spend. My current PC config is: Case: NZXT H510 Motherboard: Gigabyte x470 Aorus Ultra gaming CPU: ryzen 5 2600 RAM: Corsair...
  7. DS Fitz

    [SOLVED] My games keep freezing my whole pc then unfreeze

    i have had this issue for so incredibly long and im really drained from trying to fix it, when im playing a game i can tell my pc is about to freeze as ingame images or words will disappear - for example when i open the destiny 2 menu and there are no words and around 20 seconds later my whole...
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    Question Upgraded PC Now It Won't Power On At All (PLEASE help)

    Not a single sign of life when I press the power button. I've looked online for quick fixes but nothing has worked so far, does anyone have any idea what could be going wrong? Bought my z97 and i7 used off amazon and newegg so there's a chance they're damaged, but my pc was booting to BIOS...
  9. spiiros

    Question PC question with mouse cursor freezing/stuttering

    Hey, I didn't know where to post this. Sorry about the quality of the video. I noticed that my cursor will sometimes "freeze" or "stutter" for a split second, but then continues normally, when opening up certain things. I notice it happens when I hit control+alt+delete and move my cursor...
  10. DatBoi10113

    Question Why does my CPU usage drop to .3% causing my game to freeze

    Greetings everyone! So, when I play Rainbow 6 Siege it keeps freezing. I have task manager open on my second monitor, and when the game freezes, my CPU usage goes down to .3%. It is frozen for about 15-20 seconds, then when I get back, it says that I have around 3000 ping? Is my CPU problem or a...
  11. DukePaints

    Question Looking to upgrade my PC. Can I get advice?

    I'd like some help on parts i should buy for upgrading my PC, i want to upgrade basically everything apart from GPU, RAM and PSU. I am a student so my budget isn't huge so any advice is appreciated. Currently i have: MSI Geforce 1060 3GB GT OC 16GB of DDR4 corsair RAM 650 W 80+ Gold Corsair...
  12. 6henny

    Question HELP! Installed new CPU and PC will not boot with 8-pin CPU power cable

    I was having overheating issues after 3 years of solid running with no problems. I boiled it down to a failed h100i cooler pump. (which started making whining noises) I swapped my i5-6600k for an i5-9400 just to use the stock cooler for now, and bought a GTX 1660S to replace my RX480 all for...
  13. Z

    [SOLVED] Help with Computer Startup

    I’ve had my computer for a while and all of sudden after turning it off it now turns on but won’t display anything. All my lights and fans come on though. I even tried connecting it to my TV via HDMI and the same problem came up. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
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    [SOLVED] Hi there, I have just ordered a pc and one of my good friends gave me a case. I was just wondering if my graphics card will fit inside of it?

    The case is this one; https://www.mwave.com.au/product/deepcool-tesseract-sw-windowed-midtower-atx-case-blue-ab60191?gclid=CjwKCAjw95D0BRBFEiwAcO1KDCSAl4eOdWuvgQpj7UC2cBmcOf_1LYkCqsgiP_uMZ32NyFOzONONsBoCK4kQAvD_BwE and the graphics card that I bought is a Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER OC 6GB...
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    Question PC won’t post and DRAM light on

    So I built my computer on around Black Friday and it worked well for about a month and it suddenly stopped working? My computer showed no signs of anything failing and everything seemed to be working fine but the pc just wouldn’t post or anything, it would just turn on. So I figured it was the...
  16. Question temp file keeps filling up

    So ive been having this problem where my "temp" folder ( not my" %temp% " ) keeps filling up with this. a couple days ago i just had noticed and it was filled with 2000 of these txt files as shown here. this just started happening recently ( I just upgraed my motherboard, ram, got a water cooler...
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    Question Need help ! very strange

    Hello, So i just built my first PC and i couldnt be anymore more upset about all of this being that ive waited over a year to finally build this thing, It took me some time but i finally did it and it wont turn on. Check everything again and my cpu connector was all the way in so i plug it in...
  18. DukePaints

    [SOLVED] What should I upgrade?

    I don't think my PC specs are bad but for some reason I can't run games like Red Dead Redemption at a comfortable 60fps which doesn't seem correct to me. -Specs- CPU: Intel Core i7 7700k GPU: Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 6GB PSU: 700W - Aerocool Integrator 80+ Cert Power Supply Ram: 16GB (2x8GB)...
  19. kazaa117

    Question [Fixed] PC won't boot

    Hello So I have a pre-built system for afew years now and I had my first problem in October, of which is happening again recently. I'm in contact with the company over the phone recieving and using their suggestions but I wanted to hear from a forum on their opinion. Spec: i5 8400 2.8GHz Asus...
  20. New pc guy

    Question Noob PC builder, PC wont power on. Need Help.

    Hi, I was tinkering with my pc because I needed to change mye psu because my last one broke. After this the pc did turn on and I only needed to relocate some cables to make the cabinet sides fit on. After this the pc wont turn on. I have checked all the cables and nothing is different from when...