Forum discussion tagged with pcpartpicker.
  1. tazbeast

    Discussion Base build I have. Any recs?

    I went to pc price piker and came up with this list. I was thinking about doing this build but was wondering if there was something better for best bang for my buck. Keep in mind I will be buying a 2070 for this build. Should I wait for the zen 2 and get 3600? PCPartPicker Part List...
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    Question Compare Builds

    Hi, I am going to be building my first PC soon. Which build do you think is better? This is pretty max to my budget so can't really afford many changes. https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/jG3MLJ or https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/Vpdzq4 Cheers
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    Question AMD Ryzen 3 and Motherboards Bios Update

    Hi, On PC Part Picker, when I select an AMD CPU with most motherboards, it says that I could need to update the BIOS and possibly use an older CPU. How true is this? At the moment, I am thinking of using a Ryzen 3 2200G with the Gigabyte GA-320M-S2H. Cheers
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    Question i5-9400f compatibilty with ASUS TUF B360-PRO GAMING ?

    Hello i started picking parts on PCPartPicker and while i was choosing i got this Error: Some Intel B360 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update prior to using Coffee Lake Refresh CPUs. Upgrading the BIOS may require a different CPU that is supported by older BIOS revisions. The parts i...
  5. St3r3kfan24

    New to building here, Need some advice

    Hey Gals and Gents, I'm new to building PC's and would like to not break the bank... I am wanting to stream to twitch/fb/yt, interact with my followers, and utilize a webcam all at the same time. I used my general knowledge of computers (which is more like intermediate than novice) to create a...
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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...
  7. Pythonbites

    Question Is this Wattage on Pc Part Picker accurate or not?

    So, i put together a build on pc part picker, it's specs are an AMD Ryzen 2600 Processor, Wraith Max 55.78 CFM CPU Cooler, ASRock - B450M-HDV Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard, Vulcan 4 Gigs DDR4 memory (x2), Toshiba - 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive, gtx 1080TI MSI, and Aerocool - Shark 82.6...
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    [SOLVED] HDD Cleaning and testing questions.

    Hi there, I have some kind of basic questions. I have a few drives. I would like to have one for a backup storage. I would like to use the other to have a play with Linux. Firstly, I would like to clean them and test them, then do I format them? 1) Cleaning. I assume diskpart is the way...
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    Dell’s Next Gaming Monitors Bring QHD, 155Hz and a Hint of Blue

    Dell has announced a pair of AMD FreeSync-backed monitors that hope to win over gamers with QHD and FHD options and up to a 155Hz overclocked refresh rate. Dell’s Next Gaming Monitors Bring QHD, 155Hz and a Hint of Blue : Read more
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    Ryzen RAM on Intel?

    Hi, this G.Skill Trident Z RAM is currently on sale and i'm interested in buying it, however i'm just checking that it should work on my Motherboard since it's "AMD Ryzen Edition". Does this mean it still will work with XMP on Intel? Specs below, thanks in advance. - ASRock Z170 Gaming K6+ -...
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    Looking For Component Upgrade Suggestions (Gaming)

    Current specs are a GTX 970 OC (+175 core clock OC and +325 memory clock OC) , i5 4690k (4.5ghz OC with watercooler) and 12 gb ram. I play at 1080p 144hz and struggle in some games to stay at 144fps+ i wanna upgrade my system to the point where i shouldn't have any problems reaching 144+ frames...
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    Windows 10 update 1709 will not install

    For a couple weeks now I have not been able to update windows 10 to the 1709 version. At the moment every time I turn on my computer it says that it needs to restart in order to finish the update, but every time I restart it will take around 20 minutes to "update" but will always restart and say...
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    SSD freezing constantly

    Hi. Got a new SSD, WD Blue 250GB, and it constantly freezes my entire pc when transferring files to it through either download or just moving files to it from elsewhere on the PC. The freezes are seemingly random. I was able to transfer Final Fantasy 14 to it through an external hard drive when...
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    Water Cooler AM4 Socket help!

    hello planing to buy an Deepcool Maelstrom 120T watercooler but i think its not for AM4 socket i have MSI B350M Bazooka and a ryzen 5 1600 if i buy this thing will it fit? http://www.cosmodata.gr/product/300434/
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    Video file error

    I saved some video files here on a hard drive. here in this links https://imgsafe.org/image/d0d644dfaf it shows the normal files good and shows 3 video files no size/ length/ bit nothing what causes that
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    Looking for a Good Laptop Riser

    Any of you guys have good recommendations for a laptop riser? I just want something that is low cost, doesn't heat up the laptop and just an all around good buy. I've never bought one before. It's just for a small chromebook, 14 inch. Something like this...
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    Having ECC and non-ECC ram

    Can I have ECC ram on one channel and non-ECC ram on another channel?
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    HDD at 100%

    My Dad's computer (Acer Aspire e) hard disk drive is at 100%. I'm worried because my Lenovo Ideapad110 did the same and it completely destroyed my laptop. I really want to make sure the same does not happen to my Dad's laptop too as he has lot's of important documents. Any suggestions?
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    Home office Networking help

    I rent a two bedroom townhouse and I can't do any wiring myself. My modem and router are downstairs and I am setting up a home office in the spare bedroom. I need to figure out a way to hardwire my computer without making holes in walls and such. So my question is there a device that will take...