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  1. Shadab_faiz

    Question 3080ti booted only once with MSI B450 tomahawk max

    I have following spec: Motherboard: MSIB450 Tomahawk MAX CPU: R5 3600 Ram: xpg 16gb PSU: Corsair RMX1000 GPU: Inno3d 2060 Super I switch to 3080ti. At first it worked and booted into windows. Now when i starting playing a game, within 5 mins, I got black screen and felt like it got restarted...
  2. rushrage

    Question Trying to finish a high-end build (RTX 4090 and i9-13900k)

    Hey y'all, I haven't build a computer since 2014. I am now in a place where budget isn't really an issue and am looking to go all out on a new build. I'm a little overwhelmed at how much has changed in the last 8 years. I've already bought some parts (PCPartPicker), including a i9-13900k...
  3. Healer21

    Build Advice Is this a good build ?

    Processor : INTEL CORE I5-12500 MotherBoard : ASUS PRIME B660-PLUS D4 Memory : ADATA XPG SPECTRIX D60G 16GB (8GBX2) DDR4 RGB 3200MHZ MEMORY GPU : GIGABYTE GEFORCE RTX 3060 GAMING OC 12GB GDDR6 PSU ...
  4. M

    [SOLVED] Are such stains ok for a brand new motherboard?

    So I'm building a brand new PC, but it won't post (no beeps, led stuck at 'boot'). Switching ram/graphics card and remounting CPU doesn't help. Then I noticed some stains on the motherboard, which look like traces of spilled liquid. Is it ok for a brand new motherboard to have these? Should I...
  5. UserTom

    [SOLVED] 2021 PC build advice

    Hi, I am looking to build a new PC. I plan on using my current RTX 2080 and that's about it. My other components are old. Really old. I have set my eyes on multiple components but technologie is changing and I am mentally outdated. I need help filling the blanks and or giving advice/suggestion...
  6. A

    [SOLVED] Would appreciate advice on selecting hardware for new system

    I want to upgrade my current desktop, but will keep my old monitors. My main reason for building a new system is that while my current system is working well, there are some issues, and it's Windows 7 32 bit, so I want to move on to Windows 10. I have not bought any new hardware for quite a...
  7. SandrewJ

    [SOLVED] Replacing AV computer

    I want to replace a computer that is used in the Audio/Video booth for a church service. It essentially runs one program, ProPresenter 7, to display song lyrics and talking notes on four different screens and play audio to our sound mixing board. The current computer is getting a little old. We...
  8. S

    [SOLVED] Only power supply left to pick out

    Well i ordered 90% of components im only struggling with psu choice,my system specs are MSI B450 Mortar Max Ryzen 5 3600 16GGB DDR4 G Skill Aegis 3200MHZ Gpu:Its currently Sapphire RX470 4GB but i want to upgrade in near future to 5700XT SSD-Crucial BX 240GB WD BLUE 500GB-HDD 7.2k RPM And im...
  9. Jubih8490

    Question Upgrading PC

    It’s that time to finally upgrade some parts in my pc. I don’t really have much of a budget but I’m not looking to pay outrageously for parts that I won’t get the proper use out of. I game at 1080p and care more about fluidity in my gameplay than aesthetics and do not need it for streaming...
  10. A

    [SOLVED] Need help with planned build

    CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 (Stock Cooler) GPU: Galax RTX 2070 Super Mobo: B450 Tomahawk MAX PSU: Gigabyte B700H RAM: G.Skill Trident Neo 8x2 3200Mhz HDD:Barracuda 2TB SSD: None Case:Cooler Master MB511 RGB (Installing 2 fans at the top so as to have 3 intake fans in the front and the top 2 fans and the...
  11. B

    [SOLVED] $2,850 PC Build - I Must Recommend!

    Good morning, Just wanted to share my recent build. Not my first build, but it's the first system I intend to overclock. I'm certainly not an expert - however, I did a fair amount of research for compatibility and performance. I ordered each piece from Newegg, Amazon, B&H, or MicroCenter...
  12. C

    [SOLVED] New build/Move a build - need advice

    I am really just seeking advice as I have a pretty good sense of what I want/need, what will work. My iffyness comes on the mobos. Now that we are both working from home, I need to come up with a solution to have two work places, whilst also having the ability to game and build a second PC...
  13. T

    [SOLVED] Feedback for my new ~2000 € build (Gaming, video editing)

    Hey there! I'm looking to build a new rig with a budget of around 2000 € (excl. monitor), this build will be mainly used for gaming and video editing. For the monitor I'm looking at ultrawide ones (3440 x 1440 ), but I'm in no rush to purchase one at this point. At the moment I have set my mind...
  14. S

    [SOLVED] Looking for Approval for the upgrade parts I chose/ Have some questions about compatibility between MB and SSDs. (Gaming)

    Hello, I am an amateur to building PCs, but have done it twice in the past so not completely new to it either. I fumbled around with the partpicker yesterday and googling the details for each part and whether they are fully compatible has made my brain into mush, so here I am asking you, to...
  15. Shadab_faiz

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3500 with RTX 2070 Super

    I'm planning to build a system. They are the components that I'm going for: CPU: Ryzen 5 3500. GPU: RTX 2060 Super / 2070 Super. Motherboard: ASRock Steel Legend / MSI Gaming Pro AC. Ram: 16GB 3200 Mhz. PSU: Cooler Master 750W 80+ Gold Monitor: Acer Nitro VG240P 144Hz SSD (Sata): 500GB / 1TB...
  16. S

    [SOLVED] New system build help, also is worth waiting for new heardware releases?

    I have chosen a Cool Master H500 for my case, it's cheap and large (ATX) with huge 220mm intake fans so overall great for cooling. For a LGA 1151 motherboard I chose the MSI Z390-A PRO it's cheap but also has good reviews on amazon so I don't see any issues apart from less modern ports on the...
  17. D

    [SOLVED] Advice on Motherboard, CPU, RAM, Graphics Card (Case and Power Supply Covered)

    Thank anyone in advance that gives me some tips on this! Approximate Purchase Date: Next Two to Three months, (Tax return time) I know this makes pricing harder, but I would appreciate the suggestions for the build. Budget Range: 600-1000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming...
  18. A

    [SOLVED] 1440p gaming pc

    looking to build a new gaming pc. i have 1440p monitor. so i am looking for a build which is gonna let me run any aaa game on 1440p ultra settings and gonna provide 140+ fps and i will also be fine for coming years. i am also a programming student. so i also do a lot of coding and mutitasking...
  19. Claptagne

    [SOLVED] PC Rate

    Hello there! I'm creating my list for next month purchase, and I would like to get some feedback on the parts, would you swap anything? List: MSI 1080Ti Founders Edition(Evga Hybrid) 16GB Corsair RGB Pro 3200Mhz MSI x470 Gaming Pro Amd Ryzen 7 3700x 1TB samsung SSD 550Mps Write/Read Nzxt...
  20. MarioRud

    [SOLVED] PC won't post, are my components incompatible?

    Hey all, so a friend of mine built his first PC today but unfortunately it won't POST or display anything on his monitor. Specs as follows: ASUS Prime B450M-K M-ATX Motherboard 500GB SSD AMD Ryzen 5 3600 w/ stock cooler Corsair vengeance 8GB RAM (2x4) Corsair 650W PSU Sapphire RX590 GPU He...
  21. J

    [SOLVED] New Build. How to add slot for Memory Card?

    Working on system build. Need to add capability to pop-in an SD Card or Micro Card from cameras to read them. What do I need to add to (or look for in) the build to get this function?
  22. J

    [SOLVED] Is this build okay?

    Need some help with getting this right. PCPicker: CPU - Intel i7-9700KF 8 GHz 8-Core Process Cooler - Cooler Master ML120L TUF Gaming Alliance Edition RGB 66.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Motherboard - MSI Z370 Gaming MS ATX LGA1151 Memory - Corsair Vengence LPX 64GB (4 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200...
  23. radioman970

    Question Upgrading to play Elder Scrolls 6, etc in future. $800-1000 budget w/o GPU

    Updating in anticipation for Elder Scrolls 6. Plus a few others I have now that would benefit. I've been shopping for weeks and having trouble hitting the BUY button. Lot of money to spend only to find I screwed up something or even maybe I should have waited. Specific reason for upgrading...
  24. T

    Question Need help picking out a new case that looks good and has great cooling

    So I've seen a few cases whilst some of them looked great; they either didn't support the radiator size I needed, too expensive & didn't have USB C. For instance I really like the Lian Li O11 Dynamic but I'm unsure as many people have said it's hit or miss in terms of the radiators fitting (I...
  25. P

    [SOLVED] Would this system work and also fit into the case?

    Was planning on buying a gaming pc (which I never did before) and put some parts together but I have no idea if they work with eachother and would also fit into the case: CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 GPU: Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 580 8GB RAM: G.Skill Aegis DIMM Kit 16GB, DDR4-3000 MB: MSI B450 Gaming...
  26. TanskiTee

    Question Game Freezing / Programs Freezing

    Hey guys, just recently I have built a brand new PC and have a come across the problem of all my programs freezing for no longer than 4 seconds at a time, when this happens I can still move my cursor and interact with other programs but once I click them they freeze for a short time as well. I...
  27. vsneou

    [SOLVED] My future build-AMD Ryzen

    Somewhere in the future, I plan to make this build- https://pcpartpicker.com/list/6GjfzY Here is my current build- https://pcpartpicker.com/list/g7Qk3b Is there anything I could modify in my "future build" such as a better motherboard or something. I plan for my future build to be for gaming...
  28. N

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my pc, but could use some help.

    I've decided that instead of building a brand new computer, I'd save a little money and just upgrade my GPU instead. I'd like to jump from a 1060 to a 1080, but I'd like to ask the community who know more about computers than I do before I make any purchases. My current build as of now: CPU...
  29. N

    [SOLVED] Hi will this be a bottleneck?

    Recently I found this core2quad(q6600)system working but with some motherboard problem(with USB or normal keyboard plugged in the system won't boot)out of curiosity I planned to rebuild it with a new ddr3 supposed Mobo and put my zotac 1050ti oc version gpu to it. Question 1) will it be a...
  30. R

    PC - Abruptly shutting down after about 5 - 7 minutes

    I have a very old desktop pc (Ideally it should find its place in e-waste by now) AMD Athlon 1800 Socket A PC with M7NCG motherboard, 1GB DDR1!. Occasionally I would just switch it on for may be half an hour or so and shut it down. Now a days within 5 minutes of switching it on, it just...
  31. R

    z213 speackers work subwoofer dont help

    logitech z213 subwoofer help speakers work subwoofer dont help
  32. kewlguy239

    Why GPU Pricing Is About to Drop Even Further

    Dwindling demand from crypto miners, a rumored overstock of Nvidia's 10-series GPUs, and the imminent arrival of 11-series GPUs is causing GPU prices to fall. Why GPU Pricing Is About to Drop Even Further : Read more
  33. KARATEJOHN

    Cursor Taking Controll

    I have a Gateway ZX4800 All-in One. There are times when an extra cursor comes up out of nowhere inside a circle or small square. It will open or close apps by itself and try to trap my cursor. When my cursor gets trapped, I cannot move it out of the circle or square. In the past, I would try...
  34. SkittishGaming

    Gtx 1060 vs rx 480 8GB [1080p]

    Hello toms-hardware, I'm buying my GPU. Until now I was sure to go with the gtx 1060. But when I saw a video on Vulcan and DX12, I started to be concerned. I want the card to last for 4 years and give me 1080p 60-40fps performance. Which is the better option. I'm only 13, and I need help. Rest...
  35. N

    Usable Memory 4GB out of 8GB after installing new motherboard + cpu AMD

    Hello guys, i am experiencing memory issues where i can only use 4gb out 8gb. My BIOS detects the 8GB installed ram properly, when booting into windows,at first windows recognizes the 8GB ram and use it until i launch some games or any resource hungry application. I noticed from taskmanager that...
  36. S

    Best CD-Key Stores?

    Hello! Can someone recommen me some cd-key webshops. I know: www.g2a.com www.lizardic.com Only legit keysites please. But I want to know more cd-key stores for price comparsion. Thank you for replies!
  37. B

    My newly built PC won't turn on

    I was building my PC and I plugged in all the wires to my motherboard from my PSU and it my psu doesn't turn on but when I tried turning it on with the paper clip test it did it worked perfectly fine so does anyone know what is causing the problem?
  38. T

    Sudden blank screens/lockup

    hey guys, I recently built a secondary rig from old parts, for gaming up at my old cottage, its a EVGA GTX 780 and a bunch of other less impressive parts, but anyways, it ran fantastic at home, but when i took it up to the cottage today and hooked it all up, the monitor has...
  39. E

    Sound card settings, sample rate etc.

    So, finally my new (first) amplifier and speakers arrived (marantz pm6005 & polk tsx 220b), and i am getting ready to hook them up with my pc via S/PDIF. I will be listening mostly to 320kbps mp3s and FLACs. I have few questions about the sound card settings. Tips and help would be appreciated...
  40. G

    PrimoCache RamDisk Low Write Speed

    Hi, I recently tried the PrimoCache RamDisk software. I am amazed at the reading throughput but writing is even slower than my 840 Pro 256GB SSD. Read 20Gbps Write 500Mbps I couldn't find an option to make it a bootable partition to install windows, is that even possible with ramdisks? Any...