Forum discussion tagged with pcbuildadvice.
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    Question PC Build Feedback Please

    Hi all, I'm building my own PC for first time and have the below concept/ideas. Never built one and been a long time since I've got into the stats so thought I'd share with some smarter people than me to get any tips/feedback on my suggested epic build. Budget $5,000 AUD. Hoping to take...
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    Question Buying PC tommorow around 1000$

    I'm trying to build a pc that I'm going to buy my brother tommorow so I want to know wether I chose right GPU and CPU: Gpu: since I'm limited to two manufacturers either XFX 6700 Speedster Swift 10gb or PowerColor Fighter 6700 10gb both are around 345$ CPU: R7 7700 = 415$ I've done quite a...
  3. caroccp

    Question PC got hit & won't display so need help troubleshooting ?

    A few months back, someone dropped something on my pc (desktop) and since then it will not display. The pc was turned off when it was hit. I've just recently tried to figure out what's wrong with it and I've taken it apart & put it back together, but it still does not display. Pc boots, fans...
  4. Dom200

    Question PC Build

    Hello everyone! It's been approximately 5 years since I last built a PC, and the time has finally arrived for me to embark on a new PC-building adventure. Here are my current PC specs: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/3qTvLD. However, now I'm considering two different builds that I have come up...
  5. Jacklope

    Question Does this pc have any compatibility problems?

    I have done a pc for a friend of mine. He asked it to be around 875 bucks. He specified that it needs to be new, and have a nvidia gpu. I verified the pc in pcpartpicker but i dont trust it very much. CPU: Intel Alder Lake, Core i5 12400F 2.5GHz GPU: GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 4060 EAGLE OC 8GB GDDR6...
  6. HashOnPC

    Question New monitor suggestions ?

    Hi, I want to buy a monitor and I can't decide which one will be good for me I mostly playing valorant and counter strike and sometime squad and MW2 my graphic card is RTX 4090 my options that I saw will be good are: LG 32GQ850-B Asus XG27AQMR(and if someone can tell me if it's good because I...
  7. HashOnPC

    Question 4x16 DDR5

    Hi, I'm building a PC and I recently saw that 4 sticks of DDR5 ram are not stable I've watched a video of guy that changing the VDD and VDDQ to 1.3 DRAM voltage but I don't thing it's a permanent solution is there ant stable solution or I just will use the 2 sticks of RAM and sell the other two...
  8. HashOnPC

    Question PC build Help

    Hi, I'm building a pc and I've left only a power supply to choose and if somebody can help me to decide which one would be better for my system and only those models Seasonic vertex GX 1200 or Silverstone HELA 1200R. My components are: Intel core I9 13900KS Z790 aorus master RTX 4090 AOURUS...
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    Question PC Part List Review

    Hey. I am currently looking to purchase a PC within the next few weeks. I went to Microcenter back in March to get help, as I am not very knowledagble in PC Building and do not know what parts are the best for my situation. The employee at Microcenter helped and gave me a list of PC Parts that...
  10. akaBebo

    Question Is there anyway to upgrade this PC or should I just build a new one ?

    HP ENVY 700-406 Desktop PC MS-7906 (orchid-s) AMD A10-7700K 16GB DDR3 (7.93 useable) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Seagate ST2000DMOD1-1ER164
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    Build Advice 2023 PC Upgrade Build

    I am currently thinking of buying a new PC. I plan on playing COD, Warzone, Overwatch and Fortnite on it. I also plan on using it for personal work like school or other work where I can multitask easily with a bunch of different tabs open. I also make music from time to time using FL Studio, so...
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    Question Help with understanding SSD/NVME

    Currently I have a Samsung 750evo 250gb.... Its old and I need to upgrade. The problem I am having is finding a middle ground without spending a bunch of money. There are two NVMEs that I am looking at. The first is a an Kingston NV2 NVME PCIe 2TB SSD with a read/write speed of 3,500/2,800MB/s...
  13. Zuber Khan12

    Question Which one should i go for AMD RYZEN 5 3600 OR Intel Core i5-10400F?

    Hello Community, :) Hope you are all well. I need your suggestions, and views on this issue, i was having eyes on these 2 processors from long time but because of budget i waited. Now things seems in my favour and i am getting AMD RYZEN 5 3600 - 122.99 $ or 9999 INR. and Intel Core i5...
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    Question 2X8 3200mz with CL16 OR 2X8 3600 with CL18?

    https://computecheg.com/en/product/xpg-ddr4-d60g-rgb-16gb-2x8gb-3600mhz/ https://computecheg.com/en/product/gskill-ripjaws-v-memory-ddr4-3200-cl16-1-35v-16gb-2x8gb/ I just want to note that the one with 3600 is advertised as CL 14 in the link(which I highly doubt because I have made some...
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    Question $2000 PC Build Suggestions

    Can anybody suggest to me what parts to get to build a pc for a $2000 budget? I don't need monitors, windows, keyboard or a mouse included in this since I have those taken care of. I mainly just want to use this for after effects and blender. I don't game too much either. And I live in the...
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    Question Parts List Opinion For New PC Build Please

    Finalizing my part list to buy during black Friday (Already have a few of the parts I found on sale, but should be within return window). Would love some feedback/advice on this. Anything worth upgrading? Mostly work on this PC (3 monitors, multiple browser windows/tabs always open, photo...
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    Question this is my build what do you think

    I am upgrading my pc since my friend cannot afford a new one and I will give the old parts to my friend and keep my GPU, monitor, and hard drive. I am rushing before my country raises the taxes. this is my build https://pcpartpicker.com/list/rBzFxs I will upgrade the monitor and GPU later ...
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    Question Any recommendations on changes to my build?

    I want to upgrade most of my system which I have been doing by buying better cpus, gpus, ram, storage, etc but I want to upgrade it with more latest tech. I want the pc itself to look good but also have a nice performance, mainly going for a high end build. My current build consists of: case -...
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    [SOLVED] Msi b660 pro A vs msi mag b660m mortar

    I have seen a lot of benchmarks that says that the mortar one is the superior one(vrm wise and points wise) BUT the comparison were between msi b660m pro A and b660m mag mortar. Now my option with pro A is normal one(not micro atx) and b660m mag mortar. So my only question is:if the pro A one...
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    [SOLVED] I5 12600KF(or 12600) with msi b660 pro A OR 12700 with b660m dsh3 gigabyte?

    Credit to other members from my latest post they have pointed out to me that dsh3 mobo has bad VRM so I wanted to ask if it would be better to have 12600kf(or 12600) with msi b660 pro A OR 12700 with b660m dsh3 gigabyte. IK it is better to have z690 with k series BUT I am not planning to...
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    [SOLVED] Intel i5-12600k vs i7-12700F vs i7-12700 ?

    I have heard that k series excels in overclocking but IDK if by that means manual overclocking or does it achieve these results on its own(I am not willing to overclock manually anyway) . So I have planned to update to 12th gen Intel. Found some good deals for either z690m dsh3 gigabyte with i5...
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    [SOLVED] PC Build Suggestions

    Hello all! I want to come back to gaming and need a PC that will handle all of my work stuff, gaming and potentially some streaming. I will play some newer titles like Dying Light 2 however most of my hours will be spent on CS:GO/Valorant. PCPartPicker Part List...
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    [SOLVED] Is the there a substantial difference between psus that someone should bear in mind before buying?

    I mean I know that bronze, gold is about energy saving and all that but will they have effect in the long run? Will they affect the longevity of the psu so it doesn't like get fried under pressure? Will they affect any other components? I mean for example I feel this one is so good and with...
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    [SOLVED] Will DDR4 3200 ram be compatible with a z690 DDR5 motherboard?

    I mean would it work fine? Will there be any problems or anything to be careful about? Or it won't work in the first place?
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    [SOLVED] Is antec a400 good for i5 12600k?

    I have really really tight budget. Mobo is z690 UD aorus and cpu is i5 12600k. Is that cooler even compatible with that cpu and mobo? Will it be good enough for cooling? Because I know that Intel can get really hot and especially where I live it can reach 40c/104f or even more at the summer
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    [SOLVED] 3200 or 3600 with i5 11600k?

    I am planning to get i5 11600k with z590 AD mobo and 2X16 ram but I wanted to buy 3600 rams and some guy told me that 3600 is completely useless with Intel I better stick with 3200 So is that true? Also are there anything else to focus on while buying rams (like manufacturing companies or any...
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    [SOLVED] 3D Rendering build using unused power supply ?

    Hi, I have unused 2 years old 1stPlayer BLACK.SIR 450w power supply and recently, I'm quite active on making 3d stuff, so I thought I would use that power supply to build a dedicated renderer and make a render farm like environment with my other 2 pcs. but I wonder if I should use a GPU or not...
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    [SOLVED] Would this become a decent pc?

    Hello. Im new to pc building and im wondering if this build would work good. Some of these parts are on sale and I have an opportunity to get some of these parts for much cheaper than usual. My budget is around 1250 USD. Please notify me if any of these parts are incompatible. I appreciate...
  29. Chilaxman

    Discussion Is this pc build ok

    So I’m looking to build a pc and this is the specs I’ve got, I am on a budget and this comes up to £800. I’m looking to use it for gaming and studying can you guys tell me if this is good or bad. Case PCS P209 ARGB MID TOWER CASE Processor (CPU) Intel® Core™ i5 Six Core Processor i5-9400...
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    Question [Advice] Budget build 3400g and B450m, 360 USD

    Hello All and Greetings, I’m building a new pc to myself with a tight budget which is 360-365 Usd (except psu and mb). It will be an upgradable Apu system due to my budget, I already got Ryzen 5 pro 3400g cpu and Msi B450M-A Pro Max MB. I also want it to be good looking as much as it can. I...
  31. dopz

    [SOLVED] is my build ok to assemble?

    hi guys my lga1155 motherboard just died on me so i decided to upgrade the whole thing, im thinking of going with xeon e5 2660, is it ok to pair up with my other components? so here is what it will be intel xeon e5 2660 16gb ddr4 gtx 9602gb 1tb hdd corsair cv650 watts 80bronze is that ok? im...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with a pc build

    I've never even owned a pc, was recommended to come here for help by a mate. I'm not looking for something future-proof or nothing like that, simply need it for 2 things. Run Rocket League at 120+ fps consistently Something i'm able to use for streaming at a decent quality (1080p) From what...
  33. JynxLegend

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    [SOLVED] Just wanted to know how good these PC specs are ?

    AMD Ryzen 7 5800 3.8Gh.z MSI Gaming motherboard, 16GB DDR 4 ram , 8gb GeForce graphic card 500gb SSD + 1 TB HDD and would you say if it's better than : iBUYPOWER - Gaming Desktop - Intel i7-10700F - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB - 1TB HDD + 480GB SSD
  35. 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
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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 -...
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    [SOLVED] Water pump

    Hi all i need some help. this is my first time building a water cooled pc. I installed everything has you can see in the pictures, below, i having an Issue with water pump location. the i have 2 types on pumps and they are both to big to go next to the ram or the othe side of the Gpu. I was...
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    Question PC boot up problems

    Just built a computer and after the psu is switched on it attempts to boot right away without clicking power button on the case, all fans begin to run and leds light up. indicators blink (CPU > DRAM) then everything shuts off besides the motherboard rgb and pwr leds, those remain on. I tested...
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    [SOLVED] Help! My build won’t connect to any monitor i have?!

    This is my first ever build, and it was seeming to go great. I turned it on and all my LEDs work and I thought the pc would work. But I then saw a red light blink from the bottom right corner of my motherboard, it blinked 4 times from different slots. I did some research and it looks like my...