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    [SOLVED] 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 -...
  2. C

    [SOLVED] 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...
  3. 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...
  4. M

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
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    [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...
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    [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)...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
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    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...
  10. 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
  11. 42OConnor42

    [SOLVED] AMD Build

    AMD build for photography (photoshop), video editing (premiere and after effects) and leaving 50 browser tabs open at once. Go!
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    [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...
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    [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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
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    [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...
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    Question My GPU fans aren't spinning, even on full load 80+ Celsius. What should I do?

    Like the title said. I've been playing for a couple hours on this new built PC. At first, the fans spin perfectly fine. Suddenly screen no display and the fans stop. I rebooted the PC and it seems that the fans won't ever spin. My GPU is RX470 with Cooler Master MWE400 power supply.
  18. Senna El

    [SOLVED] Please Critique my build. What brands or components should I changed or replaced?

    So I.m going to build my second PC Gaming next month. And I really need inputs. Please share your thoughts and opinions. Your thoughts and inputs are greatly appreciated. Which parts or brands should I replaced or changed ? Or this is good enough ? I'm looking to play some demanding graphics...
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    [SOLVED] PC Build Help

    Hello everyone, recently i purchased an Alienware AW2518H 240Hz Monitor. Now i need to purchase a Gaming PC. So i want to play games like (CS:GO,Rust,GTA V,RDR2) on Ultra Settings. If possible 2 builds with these Budgets: First: 1500-2500$ Second: 2000-4000$ Thanks in advance.
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    [SOLVED] Is that a good build ?

    I build that pc on pc part and i would to know if it's a good pc for the price and if the answer is no what can i upgrade ? The link: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/sqgfzN
  21. Penguan

    [SOLVED] Hello im thinking of building my first budget gaming pc! Please tell me if i missed anything or did something wrong. Thank you!

    BUDGET PC IDEA Computer Case - Cooler Master MasterBox Q300L (53$) Proccesor - Intel Core i3-9100F (70$) Motherboard - Gigabyte H310M-S2H (60$) Graphics Card - MSI V341-236R Radeon RX 570 Armor 8G OC (150$) Memory - Crucial CT8G4DFS8266 8GB (30$) Storage SSD - Western Digital WDS500G2B0B WD...
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    [SOLVED] Busted Motherboard?

    EDIT with specs: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/jLDVzN Hello everyone. Over the past two months I have been trying to build my first PC. If you wish to help, bear with me while I recount my confusing journey. Last week, I finally got all my parts, minus the SSD, together and decided to test...
  23. yoyash1

    [SOLVED] Computer won't start in the morning

    I build this pc just 3 days ago AMD RYZEN 7 2700 16GB DDR4 3000MHZ CORSAIR VENGEANCE LPX COOLER MASTER MWE 550W MSI B450M GAMING PLUS GIGABYTE C200 GLASS EDITION GTX 750TI 2GB (From old build) I have old LG FLATRON monitor which is perfectly working without any problems one night my...
  24. LeGOATJames

    Question Need help with a newly built PC

    I finished putting together all of my components of my new computer. I am needing help trying to figure out which component is currently failing me, I'll list my build at the end of this thread. My current thoughts is that either my RAM is defective, or some part of my motherboard is defective...
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    Question PC Build crashing.

    Hi all. A couple of years ago I built my work (3D animation) PC with the following spec: Asus Prime Z370-A Intel i7-8700K 3.7GHz 4x Vengeance LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHz EVGA Geforce GTX 1080Ti Corsair RM1000x PSU However, I have had continual issues of crashing. For stability reasons I ended up...
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    [SOLVED] Buy Ryzen 5 2600 or Ryzen 5 3600??

    Hello guys I want to build a pc at around 700 euros budget. I know that there is already a thread about 2600 vs 3600 but it is 1 year old and thing should have changed i guess. The parts i am about to buy are the following: Motherboard: GPU: GTX 1660 6GB RAM: G.Skill Aegis 16gb ddr4 3000 mhz...
  27. Rostropovich

    [SOLVED] Building a desktop PC for my friend

    Hi guys, My friend and I are trying to build a desktop configuration under 500 Euros (excluding a monitor) so he could play Disco Elysium on it and his wife can play The Sims 4 and maybe some other newer games that run on the newer DX12 API. We're having trouble deciding which way to go...
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    [SOLVED] Building a new PC - any recommendations?

    Hey everyone, my old PC is quite outdated and i'm thinking of building a new one. Here are the parts I've chosen: CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X with Wraith Prism RAM: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 32GB (2x16GB) 3200MHz CL16 DDR4 Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 UD Motherboard PSU: Corsair RM850 Gold 850W Power...
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    [SOLVED] Need help finding good upgrade parts!

    on a budget and would like a somewhat cheap route to upgrade just a little bit. Mostly interested in upgrading CPU, as im pretty sure that would help the most in terms of getting better fps for games.(rather then replacing gpu) OS: win 10 GPU: Sapphire Radeon R9 270X CPU; AMD Fx-6300 RAM; 18GB...
  30. C

    [SOLVED] Good PC Build

    Hi Everyone, Im from Australia and am looking to buy or build a PC for my birthday in July. I want to be able to run Fortnite, Discord and Spotify all at once and get good frames, I would also like a 144hZ monitor. Im really confused about PC build so need everyone available to help. I dont want...
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    [SOLVED] !!Need help to build a new budget pc for ~600$

    Hello, so about a week ago I sold my old pc and it’s time to get myself a new build. I’m on ~600$ budget cause first of all I don’t feel like using all my money on gaming and I only play games like CS:GO and Valorant, and Rainbow six siege which aren’t to demanding. I can’t really find what I...
  32. Triplc

    Question New to PC Gaming

    I am starting a new build for the first time ever. My goal is to build something for $800 or less. The build is for a gaming pc with no streaming. I will play csgo, valorant, league, and various other games like these. Below what I have, I think is my best bet for the price. Any suggestions is...
  33. xKoku

    [SOLVED] New PC Build! Any Advice?

    GPU : Gigabyte Gaming GTX 1660 SUPER CPU: Ryzen 5 3600X MB: Asus PRIME B450-A RAM: 2x 8GB Crucial Ballistix Sports LT 3000MHZ SSD: Samsung 860EVO 250GB PSU: 650W Gold CASE: Z2+ HERO With 5 Fans What Do You Guys Think?
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    [SOLVED] PC Build Review/Advice

    Hello, i found this PC on German Website, if someone can check it, if it needs some changes like Power Supply or something: CPU: Intel Core i9-9900k OC 8x5.0 Motherboard: ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero | Intel Z390 Memory: 32GB DDR4-3600 Crosair Dominator Platinum RGB | 4x8GB Storage: 500GB Samsung...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for a GPU to upgrade my current PC

    Budget of around £60.00 (Could push to £70 but would really rather not) Motherboard: GA-78LMT-USB3 (rev. 4.1) - It has a PCI Express 2.0 Slot and runs DDR3 memory (Not sure if memory type matters for the GPU) Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X3 450 (3.2GHz) Memory: 20GB DDR3 Any help would be...
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    [SOLVED] Why isn't my newly built PC DISPLAYING?

    Newly built PC everything put together, the PC turns on and runs, but does not display onto the monitor. The PC beeps 3 times on startup. tried multiple different ways to output on different output monitors, no dice. the fans run, the case leds go on, an orange light on the mother board lights...
  37. T

    [SOLVED] 550 Euro PC Build list request

    I need to build a 550 Euro PC (including peripherals, monitor and tower). I need the PC for programming, gaming (Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege, PubG, GTA V, and academic work). I am from Spain and will be ordering on Spain Amazon. Please put together a good powerful build list on pcpartpicker and...
  38. M

    [SOLVED] PC Build for Ableton music software

    Hey all. I am helping my brother with his first ever PC build. I myself have not built a machine in almost 8 years so any and all input is appreciated. His main use will be for the Ableton music software. Here is a not very useful article from Ableton: Ableton Help He most likely won't game on...
  39. K1n6Bo4Ultr6!

    Question B450I Wifi ITX Board Non Responsive after 2 weeks of use

    So about a few weeks ago a built my dad a new PC to replace his old Emachines Computer that we've had since 2009 with the build here. however a day or 2 ago the build became completely non-responsive. no light from the Mobo of any kind, only a pass through to the Case LED not even a fan...
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    [SOLVED] Helping my Friend Build a PC, Want to make sure the build will be a good one.

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/29MNgJ Just trying to see if there are any parts on this list I should be weary of, or drawbacks that I might have missed. Appreciate the time ! Thanks,