Forum discussion tagged with pcbuild.
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    Question Wanting to build a pc unsure where to start

    I want to build a pc for casual gaming, the Sims, Minecraft, and maybe fps. This is the first time I will have done this and it's overwhelming to say the least. If someone could give me a list of components from most important to least that would be helpful. Also is there anything I should...
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    Question Futureproof Ryzen Build

    Hello, I am a semi-professional gamer in my country and i had recently won a tournament prize for about $1500 (21.3 Mil Indonesian Rupiah) and i would like to upgrade my PC with the current specs: i7 3770k MSI Z77-G43 Patriot Viper 16GB 1600mhz RAM HIS ICEQX2 R9 290 WDC Blue 1TB 120GB...
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    Question Just throwing parts together.

    I'm looking to build a new PC later in the summer for around $850-$900 I'm guessing. I was just on PC part picker adding parts that looked good. What do you guys think about the build? https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Temperzz1/saved/Cvpjyc
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    [SOLVED] upgrades for my current pc

    Hi guys I actually used this site ages ago to get this pc and it's been amazing ever since, best pc I've ever had. I wanted to see if there are any upgrades for it that are worth it or if it would be pointless to upgrade and better to just wait till it starts to become outdated. I was wondering...
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    Question Does This PC Build is valid?

    Motherboard: Asus P5E3 Deluxe WiFi CPU: Core 2 Extreme QX9770 Colling: CM MasterLiquid Lite 120 GPU: GTX 760 RAM: 4x F3-10600CL9S-2GBNT = 8GB SSD: Intel SSD 335 Series 240GB HDD: Seagate 250GB Case: CM MasterBox Lite 3.1 TG PSU: 500W (I will update the model soon! Note: This is a modern PSU, not...
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    Question Gaming PC Build

    So I am wanting to build a PC, I will play games on and just browse the web on it. I want it to last me a while without having to upgrade parts right away. I want to be able to play most games above 100 FPS, and I don't exactly know what parts are the best for what. I am trying to keep it around...
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    [SOLVED] Some extra cash left after building my PC. Best way to use it?

    Hey, So I have finalised most parts of my PC build My PC Build: CPU : Ryzen 5 2600 Mobo: MSI tomahawk Ram : 8gb 3000mhz Corsair ram Gpu: gigabyte Gtx 1660ti PSU: A 550W 80+ psu Case : A normal budget case Monitor : Benq 24 inch 1080p 60hz VA panel monitor Now I'm left...
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    Question Opinions/Improvements to my Build?

    Hi everyone, I have been wanting to build a new PC for a while now and now I think I am just about ready to go. I just wanted to get some final input on the parts and see if there are any recommendations that anyone has as far as the PSU, Ram, etc. goes. All input is appreciated. Thank you...
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    Question Physical compatibility between parts

    So I’m building a pc for a friend, and I’ve made a parts list on pc part picker, something I’ve done many times. Most of the time pcpartpicker catches most compatibility issues and normally I would too but I’m unfamiliar with some of the parts in the build. (Here’s the link to the build)...
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    Question About Colorful *GPU* brand!

    Is Colorful brand trustworthy? I'm building a rig in the next few months and the price range of the GPU's of colorful caught my attention. Is the brand good??
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    Question Wanting to purchase a new system

    I currently am looking into purchasing a new PC. Primarily for Gaming and Music Production purposes. I have a max budget of £1200. I would like to steer towards an intel nvidia build that could handle 1440p gaming, Could you guys recommend a build for me?
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    Question gaming pc for 1300$

    hey guys, i've decided to build a gaming pc after using a gaming laptop for 6 years. my budget is 1300$, more or less doesn't matter. so suggest me some really good setups that runs at 60fps, vr enabled etc. (i already have a used rtx 2070, make sure its compatible) looking forward to...
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    Don't know how to connect card reader

    Hi! I've run into a bit of a problem here. I've no clue how to connect my card reader to my motherboard. I'm fairly certain it's an ancient reader, but should work nonetheless I hope. I have one open USB thing on my motherboard, but connecting it randomly there probably isn't the best idea. It...
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    Will this work and which cable should i use?

    Im getting a 144hz monitor with freesync but i have a nvidia graphics card. First question, since i have a nvidia graphics card, will it work with freesync. Im guessing not. Last question, which cable should i use to plug my monitor into my pc. One of my friends said i should use display port...
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    CPU Monitor Advice

    Hi! I wanted to build a CPU from scratch but I am not very familiar with all the hardware needed. I need advice on what to buy (budget around 1200-1300 - would also consider 1400) I also like the Thermaltake Core P1 TG mini case to go with it. No compromise please, thanks! :) This is also for...
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    Adaptive Voltage Issue

    OK, maybe I am missing something, maybe I am not. I am overclocking my 7600k again, due to a windows 10 update wreaking my world. I had a 4.7ghz overclock that was stable, but ran fairly hot during the summer months. I am going for a 4.6ghz overclock this time. My system seems stable, 8+...
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    Is this desktop deal good for the money?

    I'm shopping for my father in law and he needs a simple desktop PC for web surfing and streaming videos. Budget ($300- $350 and ease of maintenance (new only) are the primary requirements. I found this desktop from Micro Center...
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    Getting an external hard drive

    On Newegg CAD there is a deal for an external hard drive: https://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=9SIAAMW5KM1941 What realy caught my eye was it's only 13.99 CAD and it's usually 22.99 CAD. Is it a terrible hard drive or, can I use it to back up my hard drive? Thanks: Nathan
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    No Power to New Build

    I'm wondering if anyone can help me with this. So I just finished putting together my build last night, connected everything, hit the power button... and nothing. Nothing at all whatsoever. Now I'm fretting about what I could've done wrong with the build anyone have any advice?
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    wi-fi gets disconnect while performing download

    my laptop (windows 7) gets automatically disconnected from wi-fi when i start downloading something.