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Wtf is up with this? I'm idling anywhere between 35-45, but during games like the Last of Us I'm getting spikes up to 95-100 degrees and thermal throttling with a consistent range of 85+. What gives? I've had nothing but problems with this cooler. Any thoughts on what could be happening? And recommendations for other cooling systems?
Hello, i'm really new when it comes to this PCIE lanes, already read on google and still not understand how it work. I have B650M PG Riptide motherboard and i want to use every PCIE and SATA port variable that i can access. Can i use gpu x16 + 3 nvme (2 nvme slot + 1 pcie nvme adapter) and 4 sata port like in this image: https://ibb.co/VvFtGV8 ? or does pcie nvme adapter will cut my x16 gpu bandwidth? thank you.
I’m building a pc for a friend, and I’m getting her an o11 dynamic mini snow edition. Before I finalize the budget I was going to get a couple extra fans for the case but I haven’t been able to find the details on the space available. Idk maybe I’m just an idiot but if anyone could help with that info I’d appreciate it.
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I just built my first pc. I left my GPU out for now because I think I need to install a driver.
Everything looks good but after I start installing windows my pc just crashes. I heard like a little “snip” from my machine and it turns off.
I can get through the windows install without it crashing. I don’t know what to do.
One thing I know I messed up. I used the wrong screw for my motherboard to my case, and i can’t get them out. There is one screw missing because I used the wrong screw but it sits securely.
Any help would be appreciated
Anyone have any experience with these motherboard? I love the aesthetic of it but haven't seen many reviews on it, so I'm hoping, are these motherboards usually good or bad? Like if I buy one would it just be throwing money down the drain cause they're terrible etc?
Just wondering would it work for gaming or would it be bad? Thinking games like Starfield, MWII etc.
Pretty much the title. would the prime x370 pro work well with a 4070ti, I've read the 5700g is fine for it but there are better options but I'm not concerned, more interested to hear thoughts on the motherboard. should I upgrade it and if so what would work best with what I've got.
I bought 12600kf but it came with no cooler i didnt expect to spend money on it, im in argentina so i only have 3 options. SE-903-XT for 20$ dollars SE-224-XTS for 50$ Hyper 12 for 80$ Id like to buy the cheaper i dont have big budget, but i want to ask if it would be a big upgrade buying another of the 2 expensive options. Im.not thinking on overclocking maybe one day, i really want good performance and security, with se-903-xt ill be ok?
I’m doing a build with an rx6750xt, and ryzen 7600 and I’m looking at the b650 tomahawk, it literally has everything I need in the right price point but I see higher end boards have at least 1 PCIe gen 5 m.2. Is this going to matter in the future or will my cpu be long outdated by then anyways? Thoughts?
Prime Z690-P I7 -13700k 32gb ddr5 Msi rtx 2080
Was playing a game today and pulled up Nvidia performance overlay and saw my gpu at 99% and my cpu at 20% but I was only getting around 70-80 fps. I play on 1440. I've been upgrading pieces here and there until I got to this build but now I'm wondering if it's time to drop the money on a newer gpu so I can get more fps,
I usually play Tarkov but also total war hammer 3 and balders gate etc.
Are the custom cables from an NR200P max compatible with the SFX1100 excluding the PCIE5 cable and sata cables? This has been asked many times but a clear answer has never been given.
Just need a good monitor that’s smooth for a ps5 preferably 100-120$ if possible
Gaming, mostly. 1080p 60fps at a minimum, maybe 1440p when/if I upgrade my monitor. Want to try a few "new" games like Cyberpunk, RDR2, Control, Death Stranding, etc. to see what the fuss is all about.
My laptop is starting to show its age (i7-7700HQ/GTX1060 6GB), struggles in modern games even at medium/low settings.
Taiwan, most of what I picked on pcpartpicker is available here.
|CPU||Intel Core i5-12400F 2.5 GHz 6-Core Processor||$149.97 @ Amazon|
|Motherboard||MSI PRO B760M-P DDR4 Micro ATX LGA1700 Motherboard||$99.99 @ Amazon|
|Memory||Kingston FURY Beast 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory||$62.99 @ Newegg|
|Storage||Intel Optane P1600X 118 GB M.2-2280 PCIe 3.0 X4 NVME Solid State Drive||$59.99 @ Newegg|
|Storage||Samsung 970 Evo Plus 2 TB M.2-2280 PCIe 3.0 X4 NVME Solid State Drive||$97.03 @ Amazon|
|Storage||Western Digital WD_BLACK 2 TB 3.5" 7200 RPM Internal Hard Drive||$84.99 @ Lenovo|
|Video Card||Acer Predator BiFrost OC Radeon RX 7600 8 GB Video Card||$269.99 @ B&H|
|Power Supply||SeaSonic FOCUS GX 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply||$89.99 @ Newegg|
|Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts|
|Generated by PCPartPicker 2023-09-21 23:04 EDT-0400|
Do SSDs need coolers/radiators? Or is it OK to leave them with no cooling? I know they run hot, and hot storage is bad, but maybe it's different for SSDs?
Want to try Optane because oooh shiny, and why not,
it's my money and I decide how I waste it. Mostly looking for extra performance/snappiness and a fast SSD/cache looks like a good idea to me. Or is it an actual waste of money for my use case?
Will also buy a UPS in case of power interruptions and/or as a sacrifice to mains voltage spikes, what wattage should I go for? My instinct tells me no less than the PSU rated wattage.
First off, reddit noob! Only really joined the other day and have never posted to reddit before so hope this post is done right (if that makes sense).
I've been thinking about building a new PC to replace my 7yr one (It's an Intel i5-7400 and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, which uses a 60hz 1600x900res monitor). There's a lot of games I want to be able to try and haven't felt like my PC could handle. Also, my girlfriends never owned a pc more than a chromebook equivalent before so I wanted to give her my old one so we can finally play games (nothing too heavy, ofc) without her having to buy PS+.
Anyway! I'm not tech savy in the slightest but I've been looking at a lot of videos and this is the current PC build I'm thinking about:
Any thoughts, redditors? Any concerns about some of the stuff? Or, to be honest, can you think of an area in which I can save money with minimal risk/performance drop? Coming from the specs I currently have I really want to try high fps 1440p gaming.. but I'm open to the idea of something cheaper that runs really well on 1080p if it'll last me several years like the last one :)
(But $1700 is all the money I have to spend on this. Luckily I have free amazon prime right now)
Honestly, even outside of this list, any advice on PC building itself is appreciated! Thanks
I’m looking for anything that uses display port. I just wanna maximize 165hz. I just discovered that I’ve only been using 60hz because of my GPU and Dvi to HDMI cable.
So I Bought A new cpu, installed it and everything and I try to boot up and it was stuck on the cpu light , then I tried putting my old cpu and still didn’t work. I then realized or what I thought the cpu sockets pins were all bent so I was like this has to be the problem. I ordered a new motherboard , the same exact one as the old one, then tried the cpu on that and it still didn’t work !!! I’m losing hope so bad right now, all this money for what..
Specs Motherboard- B460M pro-vdh WiFi Cpu- i7-10700f Gpu- Radeon 6600 Ram-8gb DDR4 3200mhz
Hi all - I'll be doing a new build sometime in the next week. I plan on getting the LS720 AIO for the CPU cooler. Does it matter if the radiator is mounted at the top of the case (horizontally) or on the side (vertically)? I'll be using the Lian Li o11 evo and plan on mounting at the top for aesthetics, but could do either really.
Seems kinda fine to me, but would like to hear opinions, recommendations, the SSD is just for more storage, I already got like 3 SSDs and 3 HDDs so its plenty.
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 7 5700X 3.4 GHz 8-Core Processor||€188.40 @ LIFE Informatica|
|CPU Cooler||Thermalright Assassin Spirit V2 Plus 66.17 CFM CPU Cooler||€22.90 @ Amazon|
|Motherboard||*Asus Prime B450M-A II Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard||€63.54 @ Amazon|
|Memory||G.Skill Ripjaws V 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory||€70.03 @ Coolmod|
|Storage||Crucial MX500 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive||€32.97 @ Amazon|
|Video Card||MSI GeForce RTX 3060 Ventus 2X 12G GeForce RTX 3060 12GB 12 GB Video Card||€305.98 @ PC Componentes|
|Case||Lian Li LANCOOL 215 ATX Mid Tower Case||€71.58 @ LIFE Informatica|
|Power Supply||Cooler Master MWE GOLD 750 V2 FULL MODULAR 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply||€92.79 @ Neobyte|
|Monitor||Asus VP249QGR 23.8" 1920 x 1080 144 Hz Monitor||€143.80 @ Neobyte|
|Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts|
|*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria|
|Generated by PCPartPicker|
Budget is what it is, so the lower the better for my pocket, for the same perfomance in the short-medium term, preferably I'm looking something to stick with for 2-4years. So kinda considering some cuts?
I'm not sure about the PSU though. Could maybe just go for a low end psu for 60~€.
RAM I didnt check that much, seems cheap, 3200 and 32gb. (3200 vs 3600 doesnt seem that much of a difference?)
Case looks like it has decent-airflow? Where I live temperatures can get pretty high (40ºC in summer). But cpu has quite a low wattage, thats also why I think the cooler is okay. Could maybe go for a "worse" one?
I'm aware the 3060 is not the best card but it is the only card for 300€ that fits my needs, that is, no AMD and +10 gb vram with decent performance. The other one I considered was the 4060.
I appreciate any comments.
video of the flickering/glitching: https://i.imgur.com/AuvuH2O.mp4
Same issue as this guy, who used it on an xbox. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSJcfvPOBN4
Monitor is LG 32GQ850-B 32.0"
When I first built the computer it flickered/glitched like this, but after installing the first driver through GFE it stopped.
Now it's flickering again. Anyone know why this may be? Is it a monitor issue, or maybe a CPU, GPU, or RAM issue? Any way to diagnose or fix? Nothing is OCed except the RAM which is just EXPO enabled.
dxdiag does give error 31, but I can't force any new driver. Idk if that's related.
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D 4.2 GHz 8-Core Processor||$399.00 @ B&H|
|CPU Cooler||Noctua NH-D15 chromax.black 82.52 CFM CPU Cooler||$119.95 @ Amazon|
|Motherboard||MSI PRO X670-P WIFI ATX AM5 Motherboard||$199.99 @ B&H|
|Memory||G.Skill Flare X5 64 GB (2 x 32 GB) DDR5-6000 CL30 Memory||$184.99 @ Newegg|
|Storage||Samsung 980 Pro 2 TB M.2-2280 PCIe 4.0 X4 NVME Solid State Drive||$139.99 @ Amazon|
|Video Card||MSI GAMING X TRIO GeForce RTX 4090 24 GB Video Card||$1669.99 @ B&H|
|Case||be quiet! Pure Base 500 FX ATX Mid Tower Case||$149.90 @ Amazon|
|Power Supply||be quiet! Pure Power 12 M 1200 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply||$199.90 @ Amazon|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 11 Home OEM - DVD 64-bit||$117.98 @ Other World Computing|
|Monitor||LG 32GQ850-B 32.0" 2560 x 1440 240 Hz Monitor||$669.99 @ Amazon|
|Custom||Noctua NM-AMB12 chromax.black, Offset AMD AM5 Mounting Bars for Improved Cooling Performance (Black)||-|
I recently updated my bios and now I can't play valorant I get an error saying I need secure boot enabled, I checked and my system info bios is still uefi not legacy and secure boot is disabled and I can't enable it in bios , but I noticed that my os type was set to other os not uefi. Is it safe to switch it over or necessary? I just don't want to lose anything
I purchased My Build with limited funds and even more limited knowledge back in 2019. I do not game and predominantly use lightroom/photoshop and just general use. I would very much like to start using a local build of Stable Diffusion after spending a small fortune on Mid-Journey.
From researching, it appears that I could run SD if using certain builds - but I would rather not be staring at the screen for an age. As you can see I am currently rocking a EVGA GeForce GTX 1050Ti. Perhaps I should be asking in the Stable Diffusion sub, but would anyone here kindly suggest how best to give my build a little more muscle? Apparently 10GB of VRAM would be ideal.
Would this be possible for less than say £300? While looking through my build list, is there anything else that would be recommended? My case is actually NZXT Source 340 Elite Midi , but PCPP didn't show that as an option.
*edit - While I am here, would is be recommended to also add another two of the gskill-ripjaws?
Thank you so much for any response!
Wasn't aware of TPM until Microsoft said they required it.
As soon as I read what it was, it just immediately translated to "backdoor" and "off switch".
Started reading about it and found that it's been around for a long time (back to Vista) in firmware form before hardware. Apparently Linux also has TPM in the kernel?
Any suggestions for hardware/OS that has no TPM or can block external access to it?
Reasonable question I think given recent news cycles. Not looking for tinfoil hats or a giant faraday cage.
I recently got back into PC building. Used to be very good at it, haven’t done it in at least a decade. Was interested in playing Star Citizen, so I decided - what the hell, time to build a tricked out rig.
I just got the final component, my GPU. I ordered a Gigabyte RTX 4080 16GB AERO off Amazon. Opening it up, it’s pretty obviously a return. Reapplied tape, crinkled static bag, and scratches on the gold contacts. I didn’t order a refurb, I thought I was getting new. Other than that, the card is in excellent shape. Clean and has all its parts.
My question: is there something I should use to stress test this card that will ensure it’s in good working order, or should I just return it and get another? How important is “pristine” to you?
Thanks for the help.
EDIT: Thanks for the responses. To clarify, this item is not third party reseller - it was fulfilled by Amazon itself. I generally wouldn’t buy something this expensive from a random seller on Amazon. I think this was a short-turn-around return.
Someone give me a more than decent rig for just normal HD 1080p at 120fps. Is this possible for less than thousand?
My 8 year old MB finally fried and it’s time for an upgrade. I’m looking to upgrade my MB, my current CPU ( i7- 4790k ), and RAM (4x 4GB DDR3). My most recent upgrade was about 6 months ago with a new GPU (RTX 3070). Build has been for gaming, mostly Counter Strike, Warzone, some Skyrim and now I would like to get into Starfield. Are these bundles I see on places like MicroCenter worthwhile, or should I buy individually? Any suggestions for any/all components would be welcomed. Thanks.
So upgrading gpu, and I am deciding between these two. The 6800 has more vram and better performance but the 2080ti has better encoders which I use a lot because of quest 2 Pcvr. So in my situation which one seems preferable.
Thanks for any responses and have a good day.
I am switching over from console gaming. I am aiming to purchase all these on Cyber Monday or maybe some other holiday. Any and all suggestions would be much appreciated.
Looking for a motherboard that supports i7 13700k that uses Realtek lan any recommendations?
I’ll be running a 5800x3d, 6900xt, 10 Argb fans (3 rgb hub, 1 fan hub) and lian li strimer cable (both 24pin and triple 8pin. Will this be enough? If so will overclocking be possible?