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[QUOTE=Relaxation;53016548]Thank you! Is the PSU strong enough if I decide to go dual GPUs + add more ram in the future? And does the mobo support dual GPUs?[/QUOTE] It will handle more memory without any problems, but while the motherboard supports Crossfire, due to it bei...
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[QUOTE=Valdor;53014204]I know nothing about computers parts but I like to play games on and have $1000 to spare. Looking to use it for work too but I only need it to handle two monitors and excel workloads. My current laptop is about to kick the bucket and I figured I would...
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[QUOTE=Relaxation;53012047]Thanks man. Maybe a slightly nicer mobo? Didn’t like some of the Newegg reviews on it.[/QUOTE] [URL="https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157761"] Highest rated (AM4) motherboard on the entire site[/URL]
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[QUOTE=Relaxation;53011843]Any suggested builds for a $800 -$900 dollar budget? That’s just for the tower. I see AMD has gained some traction. My current build is 7 years old, it’s running a Radeon 6800 + Intel i5 2500k sandy bridge. I mainly play league, overwatch, and fortni...
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[QUOTE=peepin;53009479]I finally decided to get a new computer and was wondering if I could get some input from you all. For this build I am aiming for 1440p@100+Hz (haven't decided on the monitor yet) and VR for the near future. I was trying to go full AMD; however, I had tro...
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Then it’s looking pretty good, the only thing I’d change is saving a bit of money by getting the “regular” 1200 instead of the 1300X, the only difference is the frequency, which is something you can fix yourself. Maybehaps save up a bit more and get an R5 1600. The R3's are ce...
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[QUOTE=Akri;52990107]So I'm almost ready to buy my missing parts to upgrade my computer, just wanted some last opinions if it's good or something's missing. I didn't include a power supply as I work a lot and am currently super lazy to open up my case but it's a 600W Corsair i...
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Ye, the FSP500-60APN only has a single 6 pin PCI-E connector, the 1070 requires an 8-pin. The 970 and 1070 consume roughly the same amount of power, though. [URL]http://www.skytech.lt/gtx-1070-gaming-msi-geforce-gtx-1070-gaming-8gb-gddr5-256-bit-hdmi-dvi-3xdp-p-319367.html[/...
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What's your current power supply?
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[QUOTE=LeonS;52979913]I want to upgrade my computer. Specifically my GPU. I've decided on a 'ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB STRIX GAMING OC'. Now, issue is my CPU is an Intel Core i5 3570K @ 3.40GHz and my motherboard is a Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. Z77-DS3H. The issue is tha...
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[QUOTE=find me;52947487]I figured the Power supply would throttle/manage its charge wouldn’t it?[/QUOTE] Watt = Measure of energy. According to Ohm's law, P=UxI (voltage x current), the voltages from the PSU are static, how much energy a component consumes depends entirely o...
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[QUOTE=SweetShark;52943073]So I decided to buy a new powerful [I think?] new PC. Here are the specs: [I]INTEL CPU CORE i7 8700K, 6C/12T, 3.70GHz SOCKETLGA 1151 ASROCK MB Z370 PRO 4, SOCKET INTEL LGA1151 8th GEN CORSAIR RAM DIMM 16GB DDR4, 2666MHz MSI VGA PCI-E NVIDIA GF GTX 1...
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[QUOTE=WastedJamacan;52940969]I'm a fan of my current phanteks eclipse p400s[/QUOTE] That's another case that's amazing for anything between mid and top end builds
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[QUOTE=Humin;52939987]So what're some case recommendations for when money isn't an problem 'cept for a solid gold case?[/QUOTE] I tend to just go with Fractal Design's 'Define' cases regardless of how high the budget is
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I'd still recommend 2x16 rather than 4x8, though, lighter on the memory controller, easier upgrade path, and overall less of a pain if one of them happens to die, not to mention cheaper. Also, updated list: [URL]https://pcpartpicker.com/list/dByk4C[/URL] It may cost ~40USD m...
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[QUOTE=ballads;52934914]uh... Im going for an all white build[/QUOTE] oops
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[QUOTE=ballads;52934747]What do you guys think of this?[/QUOTE] How about this? [url]https://pcpartpicker.com/list/qCRNRG[/url] Unsure whether or not that cooler comes with the AM4 bracket, though, so perhaps you should order this one to be sure: [url]https://www.amazon...
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[QUOTE=bunnybijou;52927239][t]https://i.imgur.com/R9BQEn1.png[/t] i'm building a high-ish-end gaming/streaming rig after much procrastinating, i'd appreciate having a few more pairs of eyes pore over my part list before i start buying things my budget for this rig was $150...
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[QUOTE=taipan;52921439]The AMD R5 1600 is a better choice: [video=youtube;RwF5XewHmU8]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwF5XewHmU8[/video] We already are at the point where driver updates have made Ryzen perform better even in older games compared to their Intel counterpart...
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[QUOTE=Zotobom;52916393]Want to upgrade my PC, currently on an i5 3470 and an XFX 280x Black Ed. CPU was gonna be an i7 7700(k) but for the GPU i'm not so sure, i'm doubting between an 1070Ti and a 1080. I wouldn't know specifically which edition either. Currently running ...
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[QUOTE=waylander;52862134]upgrading the CPU, motherboard and maybe the ram is pointless[/QUOTE] Depends on what framerate he's aiming for. It's not 2013 anymore
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[QUOTE=huntingrifle;52855262]Your first option is to get an unlocked motherboard so you can try overclocking your 4790K and hopefully get the performance you're looking for. Your second option is to get a new CPU like an i7-7700K or the i7-8700K (if you can find one).[/QUOT...
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[QUOTE=Sylvie;52844061]don't be silly it depends entirely on what games you're trying to run and how demanding they are as well as your cpu; but in most cases, that won't be too much of an issue if you've got a modern i5 or equivalent. [/QUOTE] That's why I said "many", ...
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[QUOTE=arleitiss;52826524] So main question is: Will my 4690k @ 4.5 bottleneck modern GPU's?[/QUOTE] If you want a stable 144 FPS experience, yes. Many modern games really need a fast CPU with more than 4 cores/threads to push beyond a stable 100+ FPS. Will work just fine fo...
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[QUOTE=Splash Attack;52725973]Got a big boy job and finally getting around to building a sweet new rig. Here's what I got so far. Any thoughts?[/QUOTE] As Atlascore said, wait for Coffee Lake, then you'll get 6 cores 12 threads with the same (slightly better) gaming performa...
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[video]https://youtu.be/1wH9DiA2bZg[/video] Assembling a PC is super hard and Steiger Dynamics hnggggggggggg
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[QUOTE=Levelog;52664343]Would someone be so kind as to make some builds that fit the categories in the OP? I haven't had time for shit lately and I'm honestly not caught up enough on Ryzen boards and some performance points to comfortably recommend some. Hopefully work will ca...
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Friend of mine's upgrading from a Phenom II X4 965 + Radeon HD 5870 system. [IMG]https://i.imgur.com/jxbObXE.png[/IMG] Any thoughts?
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[QUOTE=bananaslamma;52633428]b350 doesn't have support for multiple gpus[/QUOTE] Yes it does, Crossfire is supported, but SLI isn't
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[QUOTE=MTMod;52631864]So I've been out of the consumer PC market for two-ish years, what the hell happened that everything is so expensive now. The desktop my wife uses wasn't even $600 and it's a screamin' machine, but as far as I can tell a "mid range" build is like $1,000 n...
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[QUOTE=BlackMac;52515686]I believe I was able to hit 3.95/4.00 at 1.35V but I don't know it just does not feel right. I buy my rigs to last me a lot of years. The temps are around 32-35 idle and 55 during stress.[/QUOTE] I'd say go for it, 1.35V is completely safe (it's AM...
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[QUOTE=BlackMac;52514118]1.26, holy flying fuck what is going on with me I did start taking heart meds to slow it down and to take blood pressure down too. sorry... Funny enough the automatic voltage control in the BIOS sucks, it was ramping it up to 1.35 while under load...
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what the hell
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If possible, I'd also recommend to mount the radiator fans as intakes, pulling cool air into it from the outside, does quite a lot to reduce both noise and temperatures from my experience
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[QUOTE=OfficerLamarr;52488135]I'll actually be ordering this build tomorrow, thought I might run it through a second pair of eyes.[/QUOTE] I'm probably way too late, but I would've gone with the AMD R5 1500X over the 7400, it's faster and a bit cheaper.
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[QUOTE=Megalan;52336461]It depends on the motherboard. I've had a few which did the same thing as his.[/QUOTE] That might be it, then. I don't know if I'm just really bad at looking through posts but I can't find any information about his parts
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[QUOTE=Megalan;52336449]I don't know if anyone have suggested this already or not, but have you checked if CPU is out-of-the-box supported by your motherboard? Sometimes it might be listed as supported but you need to upgrade bios in order to use it or you'll get similar resul...
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[QUOTE=Lolkork;52336435]The 1500x is probably better for him than the 1600, the extra cores on the 1600 wont benefit him much in games, and the 1500x has a higher clock rate. [/QUOTE] On top of that, the 1500X comes with a cooler that has RGB strips on it :ok:
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[QUOTE=Lurker;52336294]Hi! I want to build a new computer on a tight budget (800-900 usd). I am not very knowledgeable on computers and would like to get some help in creating a "decent" gaming rig. I don't own any OS to install with. I've got a Keyboard, mouse and computer sc...
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[QUOTE=Roag15;52155543]Soz for early bump but need opinions asap[/QUOTE] I'd personally go with the R5 1600 instead, spend the extra money on a graphics card
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[QUOTE=Flazer210;52100771]So I recently got my RX480 and I was wondering if my processor is bottlenecking my entire PC now. It's an i5-2500k, I think it's from 2011. It's very old. Do you guys think I should invest into a processor?[/QUOTE] It's time to upgrade, yes. Somet...
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[QUOTE=Rixxz2;51953480]Put together the following as an upgrade for my friend who's currently using an i7 2600K system: [URL]https://www.inet.se/kundvagn/visa/10264789/[/URL] It will mainly be used for programming and compiling (C and C++), although he also wants to be able ...
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[QUOTE=TheDestroyerOfall;51956019]Is the 2600k all that old? A while back I found one and pushed it to 5.3 ghz while using a watercooler. That means it was roughly on par with skylake at stock. To be honest unless he needs 16 threads it might be good to wait until ryzens memor...
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Put together the following as an upgrade for my friend who's currently using an i7 [del]2600K[/del] 3770K system: [URL]https://www.inet.se/kundvagn/visa/10264789/[/URL] It will mainly be used for programming and compiling (C and C++), although he also wants to be able to gam...
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I haven't even heard of Sceptre before actually, must be a brand exclusive to the American and Asian market or something
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[QUOTE=jessem3;51883820]Is this a reliable build for under 700$? I can't go above 700$ also I cant use mail and rebate or wait for out of stock items, its for my brother's birthday in 2 months. [url=https://pcpartpicker.com/list/nDqk7h]PCPartPicker part list[/url] / [url=ht...
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[QUOTE=eurocracy;50380522]Overclocking consists of setting a voltage you googled (or not.changing it at all) and changing the frequency up until your PC crashes. It's not rocket science.[/QUOTE] Using google as a means to find a proper voltage setting for a certain frequency...
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[QUOTE=Revenge282;50344132]I got this PSU: [URL]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151110[/URL] (SeaSonix X-1050) Probably slightly overkill, but whatever. [/QUOTE] I wouldn't call more than double what you need "slightly" overkill :v: But yes Seasonic...
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[QUOTE=Fox Powers;50220633]How good of a choice is an i3 6100? If I got one, I plan on keeping it until it dies or causes my PC to slowdown and then replace it with an Skylake i5 or i7[/QUOTE] For "simpler" tasks like games and such the 6100 is perfect, it's also an absolute...
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[QUOTE=Big Dumb American;50201690]Thanks! I'm really liking the look of the Fractal. I will probably end up ordering that one. [/QUOTE] Swedish minimalist design :ok:
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[QUOTE=ReapDaWrapper;49741681]Hey thanks for your input! I'll definitely go with this instead. Another question though: as a first time builder, do I need to order any other essentials such as better thermal paste? I have a monitor and other peripherals of course.[/QUOTE] D...
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