pc parts

Forum discussion tagged with pc parts.
  1. pcgamerwannabe3

    [SOLVED] don't know which route to take.

    hello, guys so basically I want to build a new pc that would suit me for the next 3-4 years. I want to play AAA games at 1440p so I'm also gonna buy a new 1440p 144hz monitor. I have a build with a gtx 980 and an i7-4770 with an Asus h81m-k. I might be able to sell the GPU for around $150 and...
  2. O

    [SOLVED] 1620v2 power consumption? And pc budget build help.

    Hi I’m trying get a gaming pc on a tight budget, so I decided that I might go with a Xeon cpu, but I seen that the 1620 v2 has high power consumption and will up the bill a bit. Can someone confirm on this and if you would have any other recommendations for a cpu then please lmk. Thank you .
  3. T

    [SOLVED] Should RAM be my first purchase?

    Seeing as i wont be getting my cpu and gpu just yet as I want to wait for zen 3 and the 3070 to release, would it be wise to buy other parts like my RAM first or should I hold off on buying anything until I can get my cpu and gpu? I am a noob at pc building but the RAM I have been eyeing for a...
  4. L

    [SOLVED] Could this be dangerous for my PC?

    A sudden burst of rain caught my friend off guard and his pc got wet, once dry he tried to turn it on but it backfired and smelled like burned, quickly turned it off but after trying later it wouldn't turn on at all, so I'm going to his house to change his PSU for an old one I have to check if...
  5. P

    [SOLVED] How much for old parts?

    Hi! Can someone help me to value my dads old pc? It's close to 10 years old, so I'm not expecting much. All drivers are removed. Partlist: cpu: Intel Core i7 950 3.06GHz 8MB LGA1366 mobo: ASRock X58 Extreme3 S-1366 ram: Transcend 6GB DDR3 kit (3x2GB) 1333MHz Non-ECC CL9 gpu: XFX Force HD5850...
  6. G

    [SOLVED] High quality PSU suggestion?

    Hi guys. So I am building a pc this week and I have all the parts figured out besides the power supply. I am looking for a psu more than 500W. I looked at Corsair CXM 550W, Corsair Rmx 650W (2018), Evga super nova g3 650w but on most psu's I see a lot of bad reviews and I want to make sure I...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] Are Early Black Friday Deals Worth It?

    Hi, First off I am relatively new to Black Friday shopping so I am looking for some seasoned veterans out there to share some of there wisdom and experience on the matter. I was planning on waiting until Black Friday to buy all of the components I need at a discounted price, but as I'm sure...
  8. nospecgamer

    Discussion How do I list my Computer Part Lists on my signature?

    Hello everyone, I don't really if this is the right section to put this question in so if it's not please move it. I currently have many systems and I wanna list them in parts because I see other people doing them. As you can see in my signature I have 1 Part List on there, but that's the max...
  9. R

    [SOLVED] New PC for gaming around £580-£600?

    Hi, looking to build a pc for around the £600 mark for gaming and its a tight budget so cant really go over it too much, can build the pc so just looking for some help with parts. Dont need to include windows in it and also might need a decent amount of storage to store games. If anyone can...
  10. S

    [SOLVED] Some feedback with pc build from scratch for gaming/streaming/video editting

    I put this in a format for all to see without having to click a link to see it, links are still there anyway if you want a closer look. as well as some explanations and such. As it says, at the bottom, the total price is pretty much at the limit of the budget, just shy of $3000, but by black...
  11. Allcore

    [SOLVED] I want to build pc, are these parts good?

    MSI GeForce RTX 2070 GAMING Z 8G -gpu Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro Black 16GB [2x8GB 3200MHz DDR4 CL16 1.35V DIMM] - ram be quiet! POWER ZONE 650W-psu be quiet! Dark Rock PRO TR4 -cooler SilentiumPC Armis AR5X TG RGB - case AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-cpu MSI MPG X570 GAMING PLUS -mobo
  12. H

    [SOLVED] 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...
  13. G

    [SOLVED] My pc won't turn on but it turned on for 2 secs

    I've had my pc for 2 years and i've been having some problems now it's pretty old i have a dell optiplex 3010 with a cheap AMD card i don't remember . I started having these shutdowns two months ago and when i was playing a game any game it shut down randomly i put my maximum power down and it...
  14. C

    [SOLVED] RX 470 4gb bottleneck

    I have I3-3220 and plan to upgrade my GPU from GT 1030 to RX 470 4gb, it l bottleneck or what? I have FSP 500watts
  15. R

    [SOLVED] x16 slot is running @8x

    Hello, i have an Msi x99 Gaming 9 ac motherboard, using noctua nh-u14s as cooler. I mounted the cooler, it covered all of my first pci slot, which is 16x . This board has second 16x slot @slot 4. I mount my gpu to this slot thinking it will be ok , because slot has 16x speed. Then i checked it...
  16. S

    [SOLVED] Computer Turns On, then Turns Off, then Turns On Again?

    Hi, Just built a new workstation. And I'm a lil worried about this issue. When I turn on my computer, it turns on, and shuts down immediately, and then turns back on again after couple seconds. Then runs smoothly, without any problem at all. But when it starts, the fans are pretty loud and...
  17. Bahazbz

    What to do after Unsuccessful RMA

    I was having some trouble with a GPU that was under warranty so I sent it in for RMA. I just got back my RMA from Gigabyte. Upon receiving the RMA part back, I checked the status online and found the boilerplate response "No trouble found after tests with multiple configurations". This was...
  18. G

    Can these specs run fortnite

    ASUS VivoBook E203NA-YS02 11.6” Featherweight design Laptop, Intel Dual-Core Celeron N3350 2.4GHz processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 64GB EMMC Storage, App based Windows 10 S
  19. Numb3red

    My computer will fully freeze and make a quick, staticy noise in the headphones whenever I run a game like Overwatch or PUBG?

    This problem is unprecedented, as nothing has changed with my system recently and I haven't experienced anything like this before. Windows 10, GTX 1070, i5-6600k, 16 GB RAM, 700 W power supply. UPDATE: It just happened again, this time without running anything but Chrome. It's happening more...
  20. Z

    Hey i wanted to make sure this motherboard would be compatible with everything

    So i was looking to buy a GA-78LMT-USB3 for my main gaming rig after i bought an amd fx 8350 with a motherboard that was incompatible and i also wanted to know if the build listed below would have any problems running games like gta v at Mid-High. The main question is if the motherbaord is...
  21. D

    Best Laptop 250-350$

    I know this is asking for a lot, but what is the best laptop I can get in the price range of 250-350$? Sorry for asking this, but please do help me. And thank you for reading, and if you commented, commenting.
  22. silversmithy

    App crash when games try to load

    So I recently put together an older gaming rig that is running windows 7 pro 64 bit. The HD was being reused in it from the other set-up but due to some issues with either the HD itself or whatever windows would get to split second blue screen and then go to blk/white error to run system...
  23. J

    i5 3570k @4.2 / 970SLI low fps csgo

    Hey guys, thanks for taking the time to view my thread. First things first, the setup: i5 3570k @4.2 970 x2 SLI 16gb ram 1800mhz (i think) Windows 7 64 hp So a while ago I would get 300-500fps in csgo and now I'm only getting 130-280 I know the game updates and can cause fps drops but surely...
  24. H

    I need a new gaming pc for $1200 Canadian

    Hi I'm look for a gaming pc for 1200 Canadian and the monitor separate, I'm looking for a cheap 27" monitor. I would like this pc to be very visually appealing w/ water cooling
  25. K

    Intel single thread equivalent Skylake/ Kabylake CPU

    Which Skylake/ Kaby Lake Intel CPU has the single threaded equivalent of a FX 4300 @ 4.75 GHz? Will the FX 4300 bottleneck the RX 480? On a resolution of 1920x1080p at 75 Hz. I will be playing Watch Dogs 2, Battlefield 1, Minecraft (with Ultra Shaders + 4×SSAA or 4K) and Civilisation VI...
  26. M

    Would like to get a new PC but worried about end of Windows 7 extended support

    Hi, I'd like to take the plunge and get a new PC. The thing is, I'd like to keep using Windows 7. I read that the new Kaby Lake won't allow you to use Windows 7 and Skylake's support will end sometime in the summer of 2017. I also read that Windows 7 support will end for all CPUs sometime in...
  27. T

    Where is the cheapest place to buy?

    Hello! I'm going to have a trip in a few months to Spain, Italy and Czech Republic... Where guys do you think it would be the best option to purchase new hardware? By the way, I live in Argentina if you want to know what is my currency.(ARS) thanks in advance.
  28. S

    How do I calculate the size of a Firewall?

    We have to proposs a NGFW with the capability so support 4 WAN connections of 100Mb each and a max. estimated quantity of 4000 clients connected with 2-3 devices each. What does the firewall throughput should be? What factors should I consider in the estimation of a NGFW?
  29. B

    4k Display on a Laptop

    Alright so here's the deal. Will there be a noticeable difference between 4k and 1080p gaming on a 17 or 18 inch screen? Both would be at ultra settings. I don't wish to discuss GPU or CPU or the capabilities and so on, I am already well aware of all those things. I just want to know if it is...
  30. M

    Microsoft Office 2016 Update Question - Windows Update vs. Click to Run

    I just noticed that on a friend's computer his version of Windows 10 and Office 2016 allow him to get Office updates with the "Give me updates to other Microsoft products..." box checked in Windows Update. I also noticed his version of Office doesn't have the "update options" box under the...
  31. J

    New office, computers on network (wifi or ethernet) but no or limited internet connectivity

    I work in a small office and have just finished setting up a VLAN for VoIP phones and computers. 2 modem routers with 2 connections so the phones and computers and on different internet plans, but running through a smart switch. This is because our speeds are not great and we didn't want the...
  32. G

    Budget Gaming Computer

    Does this look like a good gaming computer for its price? My only concern is if the graphics card will fit in the case. I know that there are no compatibility issues, but I just want reassurance. $668 before rebate. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz...
  33. L


    For the past 3 days I have been having randomly occurring BSODs on startup or during/right after login. Here's the minidump: https://www.dropbox.com/s/5br70d1ziun1y0a/012316-35546-01.dmp?dl=0 If it helps at all, from WinDBG, it seems that "bcmwl163a" is the cause of the BSOD. Any solutions...
  34. S

    What fan should I get for NZXT Source 210 case

    I know it comes with 1 fan, should I get a 2nd? If so, what fan? I will NOT be overclocking. This is for playing CSGO at 1080p at 300 fps. This is my build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/CTmqCJ
  35. E

    gtx 970 atx case

    hi everyone i just bought asus strix 970 4 go and it seem it didnt fit in my case and i wonder if the ATX Manhattan 835 T Series will do the job http://
  36. B

    Computer turned on, but monitor says no signal

    I just built a new pc, so now I have my old one sitting around. Its only been a couple days since I have turned it on. I removed the hard drive from my old computer and put it in my new computer. I put in another hard drive that I had laying around in my old computer. But when I turn the...
  37. M

    Help choosing a monitor

    Hey, I need help choosing a new monitor. I'm torn between the...
  38. AcePotato

    [RANDOM QUESTION] Why is there such a drastic difference?

    Hello! I just did a speed test on my internet and I got about 6 mbps dow. and 0.50 up and I just wondered why there is such a big difference in speeds?! P.S sorry if this is in the wrong thread, im still sorta new here :-)
  39. Z

    My pc starts to lag after 3 -4 days of running when i open up a website in any broswer

    The title says it all but i can remove this problem by just a simple restart but the problem will come back after 3 days or so. could not find a answer on google. also im pretty tech savy so not figuring this on my own kinda irritating My PC specs: OS: Windows 7 Motherboard: ASUS ramapage 4...
  40. luckystrikes

    3rd Gen Motherboard Question: B75 vs Z77

    Hello Community, I never thought about what makes the difference in Speed wise with the mentioned mobo. I am not asking about the higher compatibility of RAM or more SATA ports for z77 or nothing like that! I am actually questioning the actually speed performance of these two if identical...