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    I bought a new (sealed) Ryzen 1600 but it looks used

    I have just got a Ryzen 5 1600, a new one (made in 2016), sealed box with amd sticker intact on top and bottom. The problem is that it looks kind of "dirty" and the copper plate on the heatsink looks oxidated. Is it normal? The thermal compound also looks bad, but, well, it's from 2016, it...
  2. adiec

    New build - Mainly gaming .

    PCPartPicker part list: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/h9gR9J Price breakdown by merchant: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/h9gR9J/by_merchant/ CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 1700 3 GHz 8-Core Processor (£161.98 @ Laptops Direct) Motherboard: MSI - B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard (£98.87 @ More...
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    [SOLVED] Does gaming affect hardware lifetime? How much?

    I just signed up because I'm not finding anything on DuckDuckGo (my Google alternative) on hardware lifetime affection by gaming, while knowing someone who seems to have burned through some Hardware by gaming on it. Anyone who knows something or has any thoughts about it?
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    Is it harmful to the pc to use an electric duster, and what electric duster do I buy?

    I'm trying to keep my pc clean for my future improvements, and I was kind of wondering if it would be a better investment to buy an electric duster instead buying canned air. I would also like to know which one to buy, and where to buy it? I just want to know before I buy an electric duster...
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    [SOLVED] New build No signal for monitor

    I bought a Aorus ultra gaming MB, AMD Ryzen 5 2400G, 4 sticks of 8 Gb gskills flare 2400C16D-16GFX Ram. Would not POST, I disconnected everything and tried each stick of Ram in each slot one at a time still no POST. I called Gigabyte they agreed so I returned the MB got the new one Still No...
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    Is this pre-built worth? Unsure upgrades for a pre-built.

    So I recently bought this pre-built system at a discounted price of 750 dollars after tax. I am thinking of upgrading this system by adding another stick of RAM and a SSD. However, I am not really sure if the RAM/SSD i bought would work with this system. (there really isnt that much information...
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    [SOLVED] Built new pc, no display, no power to mouse, no power to keyboard

    Mobo: Asrock z390 extreme4 CPU: Intel I5 9600K Memory: Corsair LPX 16GB (2x8gb) DDR4 3200 CPU Cooler: EVGA CLC 280 Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80Plus GPU: MSI RTX2070 Aero Samsung EVO 970 M.2 500gb Samsung EVO 960 SSD 500gb Put my pc build together last night and turned it on. Display gets no...
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    Computer Turns On and Off Repeatedly Upon Startup

    I just recently bought a new processor (i7-6700) to my replace my old processor (i5-6500). Upon installation and boot up, the computer turns on and runs for 20 seconds, then shutdowns automatically for 4 seconds then boots up again and continues this process forever. The computer will not...
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    [SOLVED] Z390 Phantom 6 Error "55"

    Hello folks, I basically just got installing everything and once turning the computer on the motherboard shows 55 for an error. Looked it up and it states Memory or CPU. Reseated the RAM and same issue tried moving to another module same thing. http://prntscr.com/ls672f Question is. How would...
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    Aorus Z370 and SSDs

    I'm planning on using the Aorus Z370 Gaming 5 motherboard. Does using an M.2 SATA SSD (EVO 860) affect my GPU's performance? Sorry, new to building PCs.
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    [SOLVED] m.2 NVMe rog rampaige apex x299

    does any one now how to set up bios for a samsung 970 evo drive i have installed it on bank A port 1 can not get it to work spent hours if any one nows please share how. i`m starting to wonder if motherboard has a fault as bios cn not find it at all and windows NVMe driver from samsung wont...
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    Power Supply wont turn on when connected to Motherboard

    I Build a new computer with water cooling system. I use Z370 Aorus Ultra Faming Motherboard with intel 87k PSU : Thermaltake 600w RGB PSU work when using jump plug, I tested my water-cooling system. However after connect it to the motherboard psu won't start or no lights coming, However RAM...
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    Motherboard wont turn on

    I recently installed a couple of new parts to upgrade my computer, but my motherboard wont turn on when its in the case. However, when it's outside of the case the motherboard works. I went to a best-buy to get it fixed but they told me they didn't fix custom build pc's (I was bummed). One of...
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    asus b450m pro tuf + aio pump + 4 fans

    Hi, as asrock b450m pro4 is garbage I want to replace it with asus b450m tuf pro. The problem is it (asus) does not have dedicated aio pump connector and only 3 fan headers. As I have 4 fans (pwm) in the system: 2 x 120 for aio (in) 1 x 120 over vrm 1 x 120 out + pump (cheap cooler master 240...
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    Audio driver for Windows 7 & ATI IPX450?

    I have an older Gateway laptop model MX6426 that I've recently upgraded to Windows 7 from XP. Chipset is Xpress 200 RS480. CPUID says the southbridge is SB400 but you can see the chip and it says ATI IXP450 SB450...
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    [SOLVED] Cheapest Mini ITX Board That Supports Coffee Lake Refresh Update via USB?

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/rB94mq This is my current build but I am not able to get a hold of a CPU that is compatible to update the BIOS of the motherboard. Any help would be appriciated.
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    No HD in Boot Priority

    Hello all. I just got finished building my first machine and in the bios, the motherboard isn’t recognizing my HD in the Boot Priority window. It’s reading the optical drive but not the HD. Under the SATA information, it’s reading the hard drive correctly in the second port. Components...
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    [SOLVED] deciding between B450 or X470 motherboard for use with Ryzen 7 2700

    hi! im finaly upgrading from an archaic AMD FX 8350 to a ryzen 7 2700. i spent all my money on the cpu and ram and need a board. i was originaly going to get the lower end MSI x470 board but black friday ended and they are back up in price and im not sure if i should bother selling things and or...
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    [SOLVED] is my X58 overclock okay? (voltage etc...)

    i know that many people dont have x58 anymore but tech yes city got me into building my own x58 system. i had problems with crashing and drivers but thats all fixed now :) i left the cpu (X5675) stock for about a month? but now would like to get some extra juice from the cpu to get higher...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with upgrading

    Hey, i want to upgrade my cpu. first of all here are my specs: CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 860K Quad Core Processor 3,70Ghz RAM: 8,00 GB DDR 3 1600MHz GPU: Asus Strix AMD R7 370 2GB PSU: 500W MB: ASUS A88XM-A may seem pretty weak, but surprisingly my GPU can put out lot of power, im aware that i...