• Now's your chance win big! Join our community and get entered to win a RTX 2060 GPU, plus more! Join here.

    Meet Stan Dmitriev of SurrogateTV on the Pi Cast TODAY! The show is live August 11th at 2:30 pm ET (7:30 PM BST). Watch live right here!

    Professional PC modder Mike Petereyns joins Scharon on the Tom's Hardware Show live on Thursday, August 13th at 3:00 pm ET (8:00 PM BST). Click here!


Forum discussion tagged with Rig.
  1. L

    Question What do you think of this build?

    Hi! I'm about to buy a second hand PC. I've checked out YouTube videos and this PC can run games like Red Dead Redemption 2 at 40-60 fps, and that's basically all I'm aiming for - running video games above 30fps at 1080p. MOBO: ECS H110M4-C23 SOCKET 1151 CPU: Intel Core i3 7100 3.40mhz RAM: 8GB...
  2. L

    Question I need your help guys, what do you think and what can you tell me of this build?

    Hi everyone! I found this second hand PC, what do you think of it? CPU: I3 4160 GPU: MSI Armor RX 570 8GB MOBO: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H RAM: 8GB Kingston STORAGE: HDD 500 GB + 240GB SDD PSU: Thermaltake TR600w The guy selling would like to exchange it with my HP Envy x360 touchscreen, since I'm...
  3. ProgamerIV

    Question i7-2600 in 2020 for app development, occasional gaming

    Hi! The situation is the following: I do have quite a modern rig at home, but we're building our new house, and it's now in the stage where I occasionally want to stay there for a few days to get a few things done (painting, gardening, building the garage, etc - stuff I can get done) - but...
  4. UserTom

    Question Upgrading my current build

    Hello guys, It's been a while since I bought my computer and the only component that I changed over the years is the GPU and I want to upgrade to a more powerful and more suitable PC for my graphics card and my gaming needs. Over the years, parts has changed and I lost track of what's...
  5. D

    [SOLVED] Need to upgrade my "rig" to run Battlefield 1.

    Hello folks, I use a gaming system that I assembled in 2014. It ran all the games that I played smoothly. Below is the configuration: Intel G3258 Core2Duo 4th gen 1150 socket Processor Asus H81M motherboard 2x4 GB Kingston HyperX RAM ASUS Strix GTX 970 4GB GPU Samsung 850 EVO 120GB SSD The...
  6. twgamerbuilder

    Question Editing rig bottleneck? (Premiere pro poor timeline performance)

    I edit large projects on Premiere pro and the larger the project the more laggy my editing process gets. Large timelines with hours of footage lead to sluggish performance and I cant click pause and play without waiting 10 seconds for the timeline to respond. Im wondering what my bottleneck is...
  7. JonathanLaws

    Question Upgrade help!

    Hey everyone I have a gaming PC and I am looking to do some small upgrades to make playing a little smoother. Looking for the more subtle PC mods such as a GPU change or a CPU change rather than the whole rig. Its a few years old so dont be alarmed but some older tech. Suggestions and help will...
  8. M

    Question 970 SC & 6700k UPGRADE Advice

    Hello! It's that wonderful time to upgrade my machine. It's been since 2015 or 2016 since I last change a component on her. Here are my current specs : CPU: i7 6700K 4.0GHZ MB: Z170 Pro Gaming RAM: 32GB DDR4 4020 MHZ NB FQ GPU: GTX 970 SC CASE: Corsair AIR 540 Case W/ Standard Fans FANS: Stock...
  9. G

    Question How is this build? For gaming in mind.

    Hello, how would you rate this rig? For some gaming. AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge Wifi ATX AM34 Motherboard Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Samsung 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5 SSD MSI...
  10. lucifer kobiashi

    Question new pc build throttling wifi

    i built a new pc 2 days ago and everything was fine till i tried to download a game and it was taking forever so i ran speedtest.net and and im getting 16mbs and than ran it on my phone and got 250mbs which is my plan i have all drivers installed and up to date im using windows 10 64bit PLEASE...
  11. H

    [SOLVED] New pc setup Bottleneck?

    Hello I want to buy a new gaming rig, CPU - RYZEN 9 3900X AND RTX 2080 SUPER, and I found bottleneck calculator and it says about 70% bottleneck?! So now I dont know, if it will run perfect or I will get some bottleneck?! Thank you.
  12. K

    [SOLVED] BUilding a new rig w/ windows 10

    I am building a new pc, and I need to know since it has been literal years since I have done this, what order to do this in. I currently have windows 7 in my rig, but I am going to be upgrading to windows 10. So I have a windows 10 installer, ryzen 7 2700x cpu, a 500gb ssd, corsair h100i cooler...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] Building new PC - little help

    Here's what I've built guys and I just want to ask some of you for opinion, is it gonna be compatible and what do you think I should possible change. This is my maximum $. CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 GPU: RX 5700 8GB GDDR6 Sapphire RAM: HyperX Fury DDR4 - 3200MHz 2x8GB SSD: 500GB Kingstone A2000 NVMe...
  14. N

    Question 8pin and 2 x 4pin connector confusion

    Hello everyone, I have seasonic SS 500-ET power supply and it has an 8 pin connector and a 2x4 pin connector, and I don't know which one to use for powering CPU or I don't know about the use of any of these connectors in general. kindly help me asap. Thanks
  15. C

    Question Upgrading My Current Rig - Opinoins

    All, Looking to upgrade my current PC: CPU: I7 4790K MOBO: ASUSTek Z97-PRO RAM: Hyper X Fury 16gb Dual Channel DDR3 @ 929Mhz GPU: 4095MB GTX 1070 SSD: Sandisk Ultra II 223GB HDD: 1863GB WD WDC What is the best thing to start with? I use the system for gaming mostly and would like to...
  16. M

    Discussion New Main Rig

    I expect to update this thread over time, so please treat this as a work in progress. I'll add pictures of my current setup and additional information to provide you all with what I am currently working with. Below is a quick requirement sheet that I drafted. I also quickly created the...
  17. J

    Question this is my pc config. any suggestions are welcome.

    im going to buy a pc next month and it would be awesome if all you awesome people guide me with it. thanks :) AMD RYZEN 5 3600/ RYZEN 7 3700X MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX/ MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX SSD CRUCIAL 500 GB, NVMe PCIe M.2 WD BLACK/BLUE 1TB NVIDIA GTX 1660 6G/ 1660TI 6G/ RTX 2060 CORSAIR C16...
  18. J

    [SOLVED] About to buy a monitor, need opinions as if my rig can handle it.

    So, my current tv-monitor is starting to fall on it's knees (i've had it for 6yrs now), i wanna buy a 1440p (i'm not sure how many hz, that's one of the reasons i'm making this thread) monitor, my current rig is the following: i7 8700k asus rog gtx 1070 16gb ram samsung m.2 960 500gb 2tb wd hdd...
  19. Logroth

    [SOLVED] Should i wait for price drops?

    Hello to all. I want a little help with some questions I have on my mind. I want to buy the Ryzen 3700x with a x570 motherboard and ram. Is it a good time to buy the 3700x now?I heard Ryzen prices will go up in the future due to low supply/high demand. Is it a good time to buy x570 mobo and...
  20. A

    [SOLVED] Looking to Upgrade Build. Need You Advice!!

    I'm looking to upgrade my build and would like some advice on where i can upgrade this build. What do you guys think? I use this PC largely for Gaming, some Streaming & Video Rendering as well. PCPartPicker Part List CPU: Intel Core i7-6800K 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor (Purchased For $0.00)...