new build

Forum discussion tagged with new build.
  1. CDRS

    Question Making a new PC, any glaring issues with this list? Planning to upgrade CPU in the future, and have a budget of ~$1600. Thx in advance.

    CPU- AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6- Core Processor CPU Cooler- NZXT Kraken X53 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Motherboard- MSI B550-A PRO ATX AM4 Motherboard Memory- G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory Storage- Samsung 980 Pro 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive...
  2. R

    A couple of build questions

    Hi, I was one of the lucky few who won an i7 8086k. At this point I still haven't built with it. I made a half-hearted attempt at selling on craigslist, but only got one ridiculously low-ball offer. Now I have some money to do an upgrade and would like some advice. I am thinking about...
  3. K

    $1500 New Build

    Hi Everyone! It is the third time I am using the forums for advice on the new build and I am hoping to tap into the knowledge and experience of this community. Regarding the build: 1) Purpose: general use, gaming (high quality is important), videos, photo editing and also aesthetics (so case is...
  4. B

    Need Help With High End Non-Gaming Build

    I'm a software engineer that has not paid attention to hardware in a while. I used to build all my machines myself and also game a lot, but as my career has progressed my desire to sit in front of a computer when I get home has significantly decreased. I need to build a high end PC that will...
  5. M

    Request suggestion for new build for Virtualization

    I am looking for suggestion for new build purely for virtualization (openstack). Currently looking for a single system, CPU: AMD (Ryzen preferably) , FormFactor: MiniITX Motherboard with 2 NIC's RAM: Minimum of 16GB Decent IO for hard-disks, At any point of time there will be 4 VM's that...
  6. GamingDaemon

    Completed 8700K ThermalTake Core P3 Build

    Hi Ananders! Finally received all the parts for my 8700K build just before Thanksgiving, so with the family out of town, guess what I did for Thanksgiving??! Yup, built it and wow is it beautiful. And fast!! And quiet!! Working on a build video, but for now here's one pic of the final...
  7. DeadlyTitan

    Help memory with Ryzen 5 1600

    So, i went a little overboard with my new PC build and bought an Acer Predator XB271HU Monitor and a GTX 1080 :fearful:, initially was supposed to be a normal 1080p 60hz monitor + GTX 1060 6 GB. So you can imagine i am absolutely out of funds to buy a proper fast ram for my ryzen cpu, so i...
  8. BravoTheta

    Does anyone have a wall mount case?

    Hello, Does anyone have a wall mounted case? did you build it yourself? hows the noise level?are there any risks?
  9. D

    Help me with a $1500 Midrange gaming/workstation PC

    Hey all, I've built my own PC's in the past but it's been a while now. I'm out of the loop. So if things have changed and I'm better off with a pre-built PC fill me in hah. I'm looking for something powerful, but a good value that will last me at least 3 years or so. $1500.00 US budget...
  10. BravoTheta

    New parts or refurbished is the way to go?

    Hello, This is going to be my first time building a pc, would it be better to build it with new parts or refurbished? There are pros and cons to both like one is cheaper but the other is more reliable
  11. C

    Pc upgrade

    hi. Im looking to upgrade my pc. I currently have: Os: windows 7 Mobo: msi z77a-g45 (ms-7752) Cpu: intel core i5 3570k 3,4 ghz Ram: 4x 4gb corsair pc3-10700 Graph: asus nvidia gtx 970 Storage: 500gb samsung ssd(os) 1tb+3tb I bought a new msi x370 gaming pro carbon and im looking to buy a ryzen...
  12. L

    What is the better cooler nh-d15s w/ 1 fan vs EKWB XLC Predator 140 w/ 2 fans push/pull

    My build is as follows. Case: Fractal Design R5 , 2x 140mm front intake fans Fractal Venturi HF fans, 1X 140mm rear exhaust Fractal venturi fan MoBo: Asus ROG IX Hero CPU: i7-7700k with a hopeful overclock of 5Ghz+ CPU TIM: Coollaboratory Liquid Metal Ultra Ram: Gskill Ripjaws V 2x8GB...
  13. S

    Installing MOBO Drivers for New Build

    Hello everyone, I've got a new build in the works here, the parts are on the way if not here already, and I am preparing a bootable windows iso usb that also has my drivers on it (i think that works but let me know if there are issues with doing that). I've placed the latest GPU drivers on it...
  14. K

    Electric ticking noise PSU or MoBo

    Hey! I have a strange issue with my new pc. The system works like it should, from the first boot forward, except theres a electric ticking coming from the PSU area. The sound is there even when the pc is turned off so its not a fan. Ive tried with 3 brand new power supplys and after a couple of...
  15. B

    New build powers on once, then requires 24 pin MB contact to be removed in order to start again

    Hi, In an ambition to refresh my gaming PC and hopefully make it quieter I did a rebuild 2 weeks ago. I have run into an issue that I am unable to resolve and are looking for recommendations on how to proceed further. As full background info, I should perhaps mention that the RAM on my old...
  16. J

    (Urgent) New PC, powers off after 1 second.

    I recently took my inspiron 3847 parts, bought a couple new parts, and built my pc. I used these from my two year old inspiron: i5-4460, 1TB western digital HDD, 16gb RAM I bought these parts to improve the PC: Case, 400w PSU, Radeon rx 460, Gigabyte GA-H81M-D3V. All the parts were compatible...
  17. X

    Money to Burn!

    Hi all, just finished building my overkill gaming machine. I have about $600 left and wondering what could I get to improve this already great build. I looked at VR, but I don't think the technology is quite there yet. Here is a link to my build: