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pc build help

Forum discussion tagged with pc build help.
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    Question GPU is working 0% to 3% all time when rendering

    I built this PC 3 years ago, i didn't need the super render ability back then, but since last year i am trying to get the most out of it, as i started a graphics designer career. The GPU is nearly function-less, i read a lot, and didn't find a solid answer to my case, some says it's normal as it...
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    Solved! 2K Gaming Build

    Hey guys. First time building my own PC. My goal is to play games like Far Cry 5 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt at high settings on a 1440p 144Hz monitor. Is this build good enough or overkill for that? Any suggestions? I know NVIDIA is supposed to be dropping their new “Ampere” graphics cards...
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    Question Dual monitors OFF and ON

    Hello, I have a built in PC running Windows 10, it was for mining now is for browser and games, dual monitors connected each one to a unique graphic card, every 5 minutes both, PC and monitors freezes for 3 seconds and the monitors goes black and return, after that the PC is running normal...
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    Question Problems with Ryzen 5 2400g build

    Hey guys, I've been working and gaming on my Ryzen 5 2400g build since October 2018 and witnessed serveral weird problems since then, which even got worse throughout the time. (Like weird greenscreens when watching videos, disappearing courser when touching the upper edge of the screen or...
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    Question asus strix x99 gaming with ssd evo 970 m.2

    Hello fellas. I have asus strix x99 gaming,i7 6800k,32gb ram,asusgtx 1080gaming,corsair hx1050 powersupply i have 1 samsung ssd 970 evo nme m.2 250gb&and i also have the 960evonme m.2 500gb and also a samsung 850 evo 500gb all new and i have to start the windows format ,i know i should use the...
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    Question GPU upgrade suggestions

    I'm mulling over doing a few upgrades to my gaming rig, which as fallen pretty far behind in terms of hardware. I've got a new CPU on order, and now that I've confirmed it will work (I think!) I'm thinking of updating the GPU (and the PSU, if needed for a GPU upgrade). My specs are...
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    Question FX 4100 upgrade possibilities

    I'm looking to upgrade my cpu to a newer model, but I know very little about hardware. My current set-up is: ASUS M5A97 motherboard AMD FX 4100 quad-core (the part I'm wanting to actually replace) Nvidia GeForce 750 ti GPU 8 gb ram 500 gb HDD I know it's a fairly old rig for the most part, but...
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    This setup any good for recording/streaming?

    Hello all. I just put together a basic gaming setup so I can get back to my glory days of recording and streaming on YouTube. I'd like to be able to record games like Overwatch, Fortnite, and the new Battlefield on good settings and the usual 1080p/60fps. I'm pretty happy with what I have, but...
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    PC Configuration Help Needed

    Hello everyone! Can somebody help me in configuring a good desktop computer? My computer is mostly used for programming, testing applications and software, creating interactive websites, image processing and video. It's not for gaming. I use Linux (Debian, Ubuntu) and, if needed, Windows...
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    What upgrades should I start making on my PC?

    So before I start, I just want to make it clear that I don't have a lot of advanced knowledge when it comes to PC hardware. I just generally haven't been doing a lot of researching regarding it and I'm very new to this forum. That being said, this is my current build: Intel G3258 CPU ASUS...
  11. Bobsy

    Dirt-cheap PC for Web Browsing

    Hi all! I need to build a dirt-cheap PC that will be used for web browsing, including viewing Youtube videos. It will not be used for anything else. Should I consider a Intel NUC, a competing product of the same type, or should I build from parts? I have not built a PC in a few years and I am...
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    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...
  13. DeadlyTitan

    Build final review before buying.

    After weeks of researching around and evaluating a lot of stuff, i have finally picked the parts required to build my PC. This will serve as my work and gaming pc for the NEXT 3 ~ 5 YEARS to come by, without any other planned future upgrades. I am an application developer and i'll be spending...
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    custom pc for programming - no gaming

    hello there, i am new so please ignore any mistakes. current hp laptop+extra monitor Current amd a4 4300m 4gb ram 500 gb hdd 1gb 7670M dGPU+512Mb 7420G iGPU 1366*768 + 1280*720 monitor Upgrade cpu: ryzen 1500X or 1600 or ANY OTHER SUGGESTED motherboard: ASUS PRIME-B350M-A ram: 2X8 GB DDR4...
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    >>Best place to bring PC parts to be assembled?!?! : \

    I have parts for a high end PC and I was thinking about taking them to micro center but was scared off by bad reviews. Yes I know how to build, I just can not justify the time and energy. My previous build gave me more problems than it was worth, defective parts, bios issues etc. I have...