Forum discussion tagged with pcbuild.
  1. JynxLegend

    Question My PC won’t turn on, I need help

    Hi guys I need help on the PC I’m working on! so I’ve built a pc for my mom as a work pc/very light gaming. When I turn on the PC, there is a blank screen on the monitor and a CPU light is a solid white light on the motherboard. The keyboard and mouse don’t have power going into them. The fans...
  2. Ahmad.2805

    [SOLVED] Help! Building a new PC

    Hello. I am planning to build a new PC for editing and casual gaming. Specs CPU: Ryzen 5 5600x, 16GB Ram, B550 motherboard. I live in India and the prices for GPU are sky rocketing. Cannot afford one at the moment. So can this rig be paired with GT 710 graphic card for video output just for time...
  3. M

    Question First gaming PC/Setup. Advice?

    Hello everyone! So, Im about to build my first ever gaming pc. Have never built a pc before but I was doing research here and a while to make sure I pick good parts for what I want. Below is the list: CPU: Ryzen 5 3600X (190$) CPU Cooler: Arctic Freezer 34 DUO (40$) MOBO: B550 MSI Gaming Plus...
  4. Hajoor

    Question Pc build

    Hey everyone Im thinking of buying a used computer and Im not that great at computers. So I am wondering if this computer is good and will it work with example World of Worldcarft at good settings Specs: CPU: Intel I5 7400 3,5GHz GPU: Nvidia GTX 1050 Ram: 8GB DDR4 SSD: 256GB M.2 Thanks for...
  5. T

    Question PC Upgrade Help

    Hey! I have a PowerSpec G151 that i’ve had for a while, but running games i’ve noticed the CPU running at near 100% almost constantly and on newer games some fps drops. I’m looking to upgrade power supply, graphics card, and/or cpu on it. Are there any suggestions on what to get? Specs: GPU -...
  6. C

    Question Sleeper pc question

    Ok so this is my first time building a pc and i rlly want to build a sleeper pc, but i have a few questions. One is that ive seen on yt that people have to break apart some parts of the case to fit in the pc parts and the problem is that i dont have anything to mod the pc case like that. Also...
  7. M

    Question New PC build hard drive disabled in bios

    Hi I just built my first PC and i have a slight problem. My hard drive is not working properly according to windows. In the bios it is disabled and i don't know how to enable it. My motherboard is an MSI b450 gaming plus max and it is connected to the hard drive with SATA. Bios can see it but...
  8. M

    Question Games keep Crashing After new build

    Hello. I just built my new PC last Friday. I was playing all weekend perfectly fine, but today I've had my PC crash during Call of Duty Warzone, Black OPS, and Cyberpunk anywhere from 5 minutes to 15 minutes. Crashing meaning the game closes and I go to the desktop with my other apps such as...
  9. S

    Question Need help and advice with my new PC build!

    My first PC build! It would be great if I could get a few other more knowledgeable opinions on it! Approximate Purchase Date: This week (whenever I can get my hands on the 6800 xt) Budget Range: $1500 - $2200 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, streaming, browsing internet Are...
  10. E

    [SOLVED] Gaming PC Upgrade Help (New to PC Building)

    IMPORTANT: I am very new to PC building and I am not too familiar when it comes to PC parts so please keep that in mind while reading/responding. So I just made the switch from console gaming to PC gaming. I have been playing Cold War and Warzone on my PC but im getting a constant 60-75 fps...
  11. A

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade my RAM?

    Hello, I'm thinking of upgrading my RAM on my PC. I currently have Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB DDR4-3200MHz (CMK32GX4M2D3200C16) dual channel ( 2 x 16gb) and I want to upgrade to 2x16gb 4000+mhz or 4x8gb 4000mhz+, I was thinking to this G.Skill Trident Z RGB 32GB DDR4-4000MHz (F4-4000C18Q-32GTZR)...
  12. J

    Question 100% CPU usage w/ low temp.

    My CPU is constantly at 100% usage in task manager when gaming on games such as COD and Minecraft even though the temperatures are low and my GPU usage is only at about 20%. Is it possible my CPU is bottlenecking my GPU or is there any other way to fix this? Also, if it is bottlenecking, what...
  13. H

    Question is this built worth it for its price

    I live in lithuania so prices might be different so keep that in mind i will list some specs and the price and you guys will tell me is it worth it GPU: Geforce GTX 1660 super 6GB CPU: Ryzen 5 3600x (Stock cooler) RAM: 16 GB 2x8 3200 mhz SSD: 480 GB patriot HDD: 1TB 7200RPM Baracuda...
  14. InTakeYT1

    [SOLVED] Is Now A Good Time To Build A PC

    So I was planning on building a 3060TI R5 3600 build (not 5600x because only small clock speed difference) Is this a good time to build a PC around the Early December mark before Christmas or wait and if yes to the wait how long? Thanks in advance :D
  15. 42OConnor42

    [SOLVED] AMD Build

    AMD build for photography (photoshop), video editing (premiere and after effects) and leaving 50 browser tabs open at once. Go!
  16. S

    [SOLVED] Build List Set, Asking For Advice/Recommendations

    So, I pretty much have my build list completed for the 3080 card that is coming out, and was wondering If I could get your guys' input. Could I save money? Am I going overkill on some parts, like the motherboard? Also I am planning on overclocking. I was contemplating either using the Kraken X73...
  17. A

    [SOLVED] Will RGB RAM work in a non-RGB motherboard?

    Hi everyone. I bought a MSI B550M Pro Max Wifi motherboard. https://pcpartpicker.com/product/PDsnTW/msi-b550m-pro-vdh-wifi-micro-atx-am4-motherboard-b550m-pro-vdh-wifi I am thinking of getting the Corsair Vengance Pro RGB and was wondering, since my motherboard does not have RGB, will my RAM...
  18. Siltant

    [SOLVED] Monitor turns random color screen and loses signal every time i boot into my desktop, and PC becomes unresponsive.

    If any moderators are here, this is my first post on Tom's Hardware Forums and I don't really know much about how it works. If I am posting this in the wrong section, please notify me and I will make this thread in another section. A few weeks ago, I just built a new PC. Specs here...
  19. Intrepid_0ne

    Question Reliable companies to build a gaming PC...?

    Hi all, I am about to purchase a new gaming PC. I've pretty much decided on the spec (and its coming in around the 1500 mark for the base unit)... just unsure who I will get to build it. Many will say "build you're own, its cheaper!"... but I can't be bothered with all that, and money is not the...
  20. A

    [SOLVED] Will this PC build be quiet and stable?

    Hi I'm trying to build a PC that is optimized for working in VR. I was wondering if these specs would make for a quiet and stable PC. Any recommendations for better hardware would be appreciated! -be quiet! Dark Base 900, No PSU, E-ATX, Black, Full Tower Case -ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero...