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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for it that are worth it or if it would be pointless to upgrade and better to just wait till it starts to become outdated.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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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.
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    Overclocking i5-3570K help needed

    Hi everyone! I am trying to overclock my i5-3570K but i'd like to know which temps i shall not go over in full load. My current overclock is 3.8 ghz from 3.4 stock and running 20 minutes of prime95 blend test results in the highest peak of 81 C in full load. I left the pc testing the entire...
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    ram and ram airflow

    do this http://www.corsair.com/en/dominator-platinum-series-16gb-2-x-8gb-ddr4-dram-3000mhz-c15-memory-kit-cmd16gx4m2b3000c15 work with this ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eR9WqTVnDsY
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    Noctua Cooling fans.

    I'm using this case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146088 At first I was going to put 2 Corsair SP fans on my radiator, 2 as intake in front of my drive cages, and 2 on the other side of the drive cages, but I noticed that the fans don't have high RPM (Doesn't even...
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    Buying used CPU/Mobo need opinions

    Alright, so today I see an used gaming computer and asked the guy if I could buy it in parts, he has an i7 930 and an P6T SE Deluxe both of which he says were used for 1,5 years. He's willing to give it away for around 150$ which in my country I could buy an 860k and a motherboard new for that...
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    will cpu bottle neck my gpu?

    So I planning on upgrading my gpu to am EVGA Geforce gtx 750 ti sc, my cpu is an intel core i5 4440 @3.1Ghz, will there be any issues? Thank you.
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    Windows 8.1 Doesn't Detect My GPU after Update

    Hello, Tomorrow My Windows 8.1 got updated And Since then windows 8.1 Doesnot detect My Nvidia Geforce GT 630M Before it was working perfectly but since the update its not being detected. In geforce Panel it says Drivers not installed So I ran the setup again but the setup does not detect my GPU...
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    Help with fan connections

    Hello, Total newb here in the middle of building his first PC. I'm using the Aerocool DS 200 case and Asus Z97-A Mobo. The Aerocool DS 200 comes with an inbuilt fan controller, a 120mm rear outtake fan and a 140mm front intake fan. I have also installed an extra 140mm intake fan above the...
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    Can I connect Gigabyte 970A-UD3P with 4-pin atx?

    I currently have a 500W PSU and I am wondering if I can connect that to my Gigabyte 970A-UD3P motherboard. I am just clarifying here, to make sure. My build is: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/CrZJXL I already have my GPU which is some epic variant of the 270X. I'm getting amazing overclocks while...
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    Help With Liquid Cooling

    I'm building a PC and need some help with getting a liquid cooling setup for both my GPU and CPU for under $200. If someone could help me with that it would be great. I'm cooling the i5 4690k and a MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card. All help will be appreciated, thank you!
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    R9 280X | Gigabyte vs Sapphire

    I am going to buy an R9 280x, but I can't choose between two. Gigabyte Radeon R9 280X 3.0 GB OC SKU: 11221-08-40G Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Tri-X OC 3.0 GB SKU: GV-R928XOC-3GD REV 2.0 Differences: Sapphire: 1GHz core, 1.1GHz boost, 6.4 GHz memory, BUT no waterblocks available. Gigabyte: 1GHz core...
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    Suggest me biggest and more stylish pc cabinet for my config?

    Hi. I am Vimal. My Pc workstation config is :- Sabertooth 990FX R.2 MotherBoard 8150 Bulldozer Black Edition Processor 160 GB Sea Gate Hard Drive - OS Files 1TB Western Digital Hard Drive - Secondary storage FirePro V5900 Graphic Card 4 x 4 Ram 16Gb DDR 3 650 watts Smps I would like to...
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    Asus F2A55-M black screen when recovering bios settings

    I just finished my custom build and when I went to turn it on for the first time, it would not detect my keyboard. As of now i can get it to detect the keyboard by clearing the ram and plugging it in to the usb 3.0 Ports on the front (Its the only way i can reproduce this screen). But my real...