Forum discussion tagged with Systems.
  1. U

    [SOLVED] Upgrades to "old" PC

    Approximate Purchase Date: Within two weeks. Budget Range: (1000-1300eur) or (1065-1385dollars) After Shipping System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, surfing internet, movies. Are you buying a monitor: No Do you need to buy OS: No Parts Preferences: No preference. Overclocking...
  2. MEDIC5250

    [SOLVED] BCD boot error

    so my pc 7 year old pentium b950 cpu was running perfectly fine two hours ago i left so javascript running that i did myself i come back to see it boot looping and getting the stopcode of BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO so i pull out automatic repair and get that running no help then the pc gets...
  3. J

    Question New pc build

    Hi I am new to building PCs, I have been doing a lot of research. I have come up with a build that I plan to make after I get the parts. I would like confirmation that all my parts will work well and be compatible with each other. I plan to play mainly fortnite. I want to be able to play above...
  4. S

    Question Upgrading current pc , need help

    Hello everyone, so this is my current pc : i want to upgrade some parts to make it better until the market prices settle back down to normal levels and i get the latest parts and better ones. I use the pc all day for work , gaming on 1080p 144hz(mainly...
  5. S

    Question GPU Usage drops to 0% causing games to stutter

    I recently purchased a new GPU(RTX 3070) upgrading from my older 1080ti. However, after playing games for a bit I noticed short stutters. I decided to use MSI afterburner to monitor the GPU and found that the GPU usage drops to 0-10%, so does the FB usage, framerate. The power% and power...
  6. charliep123

    Question Why won’t my pc turn on? I need help!!!

    Hello, I just recently received a new motherboard in the mail and after installing it I am getting no power at all to my pc. I recieved this new motherboard after returning my previous one with the thought that it was dead after having the same issue then that I do now. It is not my power supply...
  7. AlexTheFern

    Question Is my build good?

    I'm building my first pc and I need some feedback. I'm open to any feedback about what I can change while keeping it at the same price point. btw I added 3 sickleflow, 2 for the top, and 1 at the rear. There are 3 included at the front. Is that a good Idea or should I...
  8. C

    Question Is this a CPU, RAM or Motherboard error?

    Hello all, Recently my pc was having random freezing issues and I changed my CPU, RAM and Motherboard to help fix them but every time i change a part that i think is the issue, another issue comes up. I attached two photos for a test i just ran My OLD pc specs: CPU: Ryzen 5 1600 RAM: Team Dark...
  9. VaultZ

    Question New psu or pcie 6 to 2x (6+2) pin

    So i have a saga+ 450p and my friend is letting me borrow his gpu witch needs a 14pin or 6+6+2 but i only have a 6pin my psu uses 450w and 500w max and the gpu needs at least 275w would it work if i get a 6pin to 2x (6+2) pin or would i need a new psu.
  10. C

    Question £800 Gaming Build

    Hi all. Looking for ideas for an £800 build for Feb/March time. Will be used for 1080p gaming. Best bang for buck possible please! Thanks.
  11. Tsc123

    Question How can I find out what the max voltage I can put my cpu under?

    I want to find the max voltage I can put on my cpu because I am trying to overclock and don’t want to make it too high. my cpu is the 3600xt and the gpu is a 1070ti 550w psu 16gb 2400mhz ram
  12. T

    Question No signal all of a sudden.

    So, the system was previously working fine up until a few weeks ago. My little brother was playing siege one night when all of a sudden the pc just dropped signal but he could still hear audio and provide inputs such as siege and discord etc. So far Ive tried; Reseating all Ram slots, Trying...
  13. G

    Question Advice on parts I picked out Was wondering if the parts I have chosen are good since its my first build, anything I should change? Trying to keep it under 1500 CAD both the cpu and gpu are sold out at the moment so ill have to wait to snatch them when they get back in stock.
  14. VaultZ

    Question CPU Bottlenecking? Xeon 1220 v3 + rx 580 8gb+ 1x8gb ram ddr3 1600mhz

    So I have a Xeon 1220 v3 and a gt 1030 but i'm looking to upgrade my gpu to an rx 580 8gb I want to know will this cause much of a bottleneck with the cpu and will i be able to last with this bottleneck for 2 years or will i need a better cpu before then ?
  15. Question Why my PC Intel Core 2 duo is showing these errors?

    the error or problem is that when I am using PC normally, but after some time it shows anonymous or black lines in front of my monitor and totally get hang and shutoff, the most important thing to be noted is that the fan speed of CPU increases when it get stuck. I searched for this problem and...
  16. M

    [SOLVED] Significant drop in performance from one day to the next...

    Hi all, I've had an issue for a couple of days now and scratching my head over it. Been browsing the forums in the hope of finding an answer without success. Hope that I could get some input and help here :) My in-game performance tanked drastically out of the blue, I am also noticing some slow...
  17. Agilitebuster

    Question Found a deal for $400

    I found a system which has : i7 6700k running @ 4.6Ghz MSI Z170A Gaming M7 32GB Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB Zotac GTX 970 AMP Extreme Core Edition Kingston 480GB M.2 (2 pieces) 1TB WD Black (3 pieces) Corsair TX750 Corsair H100i CPU Cooler Corsair 600T Mid tower case Corsair SP 120 Fans (5 pieces)...
  18. Vergil1234

    Question Bluetooth audio devices cut out and I have to turn the headphones on and off again to get the system audio working.

    Hello, I have had trouble with bluetooth on my system. I'm using Sony WH1000-XM3 headphones on my system, and sometimes the audio cuts out randomly. It appears to like to cut out when there's no audio playing, like in between swapping videos while the webpage is changing, but it also happens...
  19. D

    Question Computer Randomly Shutting Off

    My computer is randomly shutting off completely whether I'm playing a game or not. My temps are normal. I used the Windows memory diagnostic tool and it said that my ram is normal however I do not know how reliable the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool is. This issue started a few months ago but I...
  20. N

    Question Cooler Master Masterbox NR200/NR200P compatibility

    Hi All, With AMD announcing its Zen3 Ryzen CPU's, Nvidia's RTX 3000 series, and upcoming Big Navi announcements, its a great time to be upgrading your desktop. I have a ATX build from 2014 that I am trying to fit into an ITX build (mostly for a challenge). The Cooler Master NR200 caught my...