1. itsparsic

    DELL - PC wont boot unless CMOS is reset, HELP!

    I am currently fixing up my old DELL XPS 8700 computer after a few years without using it. Long story short, pressing the power button doesn't do anything to the pc, nothing happens...sometimes. Occasionally the pc will start with a delay after hitting the power but not frequently enough not to...
  2. pgwalsh

    First Build inyears (guidance please)

    Hello all! I haven't built a PC in quite a while (not including servers or RPi). My last build was an Intel 2600K and that computer is still chugging along. However I feel the need to upgrade. This is the first of two I'll builds, the other will be DAW focused, and is my daily driver which will...
  3. M

    $600 Build

    So I got a nephew that really wants a PC. He wants to build it and it would be his first. He has saved about $400 and he is only 14. He's a really good kid and his parents aren't poor but are lower middle class. I'm looking to help him out a little. I really dont think you can do a decent...
  4. M

    Thoughts welcome: watercooled Ryzen for Games, FEA/CFD, and java/kotlin+IDEA

    Hey guys, I'm looking for a build --in Canada, this is my current list: This is my home machine, so I'm looking to use it to write software and play games. Needs: Monitor; cpu + mobo + ram + gfx; main-drive. cpu waterblock, gpu...
  5. She loved E

    NAS for small business

    Hi Everyone, Currently speccing out my first NAS & wanted to run it by some experts before buying everything. It's pretty vanilla: I don't want this to be a project... just something quick and reliable. It's for my graphic design studio. I want a shared file drive plus archive for files that...
  6. R

    New Build, not booting

    Afternoon Just finished putting together my newest build. It is showing no signs of life at all. I will list the components below. I have verified a working outlet, working cables. Made sure power cord is seated into the PSU, Reseated the video card unplugged and replugged the CPU power and...
  7. M

    Gaming PC Build, $2,500

    Hey guys, I have always wanted to build my own gaming PC for as long as I can remember and recently I have decided to make it a reality and finally start saving towards one. My budget is $2,500 and that's for everything, PC, monitor, keyboard, etc. My goal is to build a super beefy gaming PC...
  8. R

    First time builder looking for some feedback!

    Hey so I am a first time builder with a bit of cash to spend and am looking to make a machine that will be good for 1440p 144mhz gaming and at least 1080p60 mostly CPU-encoded streaming plus some extra workload. My initial goals were to get a solid CPU system and leave myself some room to...
  9. P

    Will my build work?

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming. 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $454 (already built, max budget is $550), tax and shipping not included. 3) Which country do you live in? If the U.S, please tell us the state and city if...
  10. G

    First PC Build :)

    Like the title says, first PC build ever. Super excited and very scared haha. A friend of mine recommended this site so here I am. My parts list for comments and suggestions. Been watching YouTube videos on building a computer. Have the motherboard, GPU...
  11. S

    Will this PSU be sufficient?

    Hi everyone. I'm building a PC for a friend. Before I have them order all the parts I'm hoping someone can help me take a look at my components and let me know if there are any potential incompatibility issues and whether the PSU is enough to power the entire system. Thanks for your help! No...
  12. B

    Enigma - the rigid copper pipe watercooled Pc project build

    Hey guys (and gals)!! First timer here at hard forums, and I just had a few questions and I was hoping to run into someone who has experience. It seems that the customary thing to do is list specs (Sry I think I've only ever posted a handful of times in my life) so here they are: - I5 8600k @...
  13. B

    Need opinions on streaming build

    Hi, I want to start steaming fortnite and rocket league. My budget is £1400, would you say this build is ok. I could save money by dropping down to the 2600x, but I'm not sure whether it's good enough. I don't want to have to upgrade my CPU for a few years. Also, is there anything else I could...
  14. H

    Rebuild considering AMD

    Alright AMD fans, I need some feedback. I can get a 7820x and msi pro carbon x299 for just under 700 at microcenter. I'm doing a rebuild and actually want the fans of AMD to fire off reasoning to go with ryzen with the above pricing. I'm not a prosumser - work in finance so do use many...
  15. DooKey

    3D Realms Reveals Old -School Shooter Using Build Engine

    Remember back in the day when Duke Nukem 3D and Shadow Warrior were all the rage? If you do and want to experience some old school gaming utilizing the same engine that was used in those games then you are in luck today. 3D Realms is releasing a new shooter using the Build engine called Ion...
  16. K

    Ansys Workstation Build

    I am trying to build a humble workstation for Ansys simulations and also Solidworks CAD. My build is here PCPartPicker part list: Price breakdown by merchant: CPU: Intel - Core i7-8700K 3.7GHz 6-Core...
  17. S

    Can the HP Z600 workstation support GTX 1080 Ti?

    The motherboard is: Hewlett-Packard 0B54h The CPUs are dual Xeon 5650 hexacore CPUs Ram: 48Gb of DDR3 RAM I think it has stock 650w PSU but I'm not sure. I'm also not sure what type of power connector it has. Is the graphics card too large? Can it fit in the case? The graphics card I am...
  18. FrgMstr

    noblechairs ICON Series Black Desk Chair Unboxing and Build

    Strap yourself in for another incredibly exciting video where we....wait for a desk chair. This time we are unboxing and building the noblechair ICON BLACK series desk chair (not a "gaming" marketed chair). We will use it for a month then publish a review. As we saw in our Arozzi...
  19. B

    What do you need to build a Gaming PC?

    I want to build my first gaming PC my total budget is $850usd. I only know what case I am getting: But I am lost on what the inside should be composed of. I need some recomendations on what would work.
  20. B

    Clear case

    Hello what are some reliable clear cases that I can buy. I want to build my own PC with a see through case but I am afraid it will be fragile, are there any recommendations?
  21. S

    GPU + CPU/MB/RAM upgrade

    Hello, I'm picking parts for a friend, he's currently on an FX 8320 + R9 270X and wants to upgrade. I was almost ready to give him the greenlight, but today Asus introduced a pretty hefty cashback on Skylake/Kabylake + Z170/Z270 motherboards, which shook things up a bit. I've ended up with...
  22. L

    Vr pc purchase vs upgrade help needed.

    Hey, I need help with either upgrading a build I have, or purchasing a new pc... or maybe a whole new build that will run VR. I found this PC that also has a bundle version that includes the Oculus headset on amazon...
  23. FrgMstr

    Building a Budget PC with the Radeon RX 460: Part 2

    Rowdy Ryan Shrout of PCPer fame sums up his AMD-sponsored Budget Build. Just don't try to use it for a Premium VR Experience. And he is giving it away! My time with this little experiment has been eye opening. More often than not I am building systems and running tests on graphics cards that...
  24. FrgMstr

    Building a Budget PC with the Radeon RX 460: Part 1

    PCPer Buids a Budget PC with the RX 460 as its focus. Our RX 460 review can be found here.
  25. Hassan Alaw

    V1 Tech Christmas Holiday themed PC

    A bit late, but still hope you guys enjoy this little project I put together. I hope to share more here soon, let me know PC theme suggestions to do soon and let me know what you think! Happy Holidays!
  26. I

    [H]ome SAN Build

    Looking for feedback on this build before pulling the trigger. I am currently running a decommissioned HP workstation for my home server with ESXi 6. The system has six WD Red Pro 6TB drives running in RAID6 with an Areca ARC 1880i RAID controller. The system has had a few random shutdowns...
  27. A

    New Gaming Build Advice

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming and just general browsing and such. I will definitely be playing Civ VI when that comes out. Also looking to get Mafia 3 and maybe Battlefield One. 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? I'd say...
  28. Tymofar

    [Scratch Build] Project Zero

    Hey guys, my realname is Benny. i am building my first own Case and wanted to share it with you. I hope you will enjoy it! =) My build is called Project zero cause its my first scratch build. I have made a few little modifications throughout the past years but now it is time to make somthing...
  29. E

    Can you review this virtualization build before I pull the trigger? Thanks!

    Hi and thansk for reading this, here is a bit of background: Im a software developer. I use virtualization extensively: host is Linux and guests are a mix of different Linux flavours and some Windows XP/7/8/10. I use VirtualBox to run everything. I would like to start up VMs faster, have more...
  30. S

    Will this PSU be sufficient for the build?

    My build is: GPU - GTX 1070 CPU - Intel Core i5-6500 RAM - G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 8GB 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2400 Motherboard - GIGABYTE GA-H110M-A SSD - Pny CS1311 120GB 2.5 Sata 3 6 Gbps PSU - EVGA 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V/EPS12V Power Supply, 100-W1-0500-KR Case - TT VERSA H22...
  31. S

    Help with Ncase M1 build

    Hey everyone, so I recently got my Ncase M1 and am looking for a few tips on cooling. My components are as follows: CPU: Intel i5 4670k Cooler: Noctua U9S(1 fan) or Noctua U9B-SE2(2 fans) or Cryorig C7 Motherboard: Asus Z97I-Plus RAM: Corsair LP 8GB x 2 SSD: Samsung Evo 250GB HDD: Seagate 2TB...
  32. T

    Looking for a gaming rig - Alienware, Syber or build my own?

    Hello everyone, I am looking into getting a gaming pc/console to link up with a 1080p tv, and play games mainly from Steam. I have looked into the Alienware Alpha at 799$, a customised Syber machine or getting the parts and building it from scratch. What would you recommend? Syber customised...
  33. N

    Help w/ first SFF Build

    Hey guys, looking to build a SFF PC. Will be used as my daily driver w/ occasional gaming use. GPUs will mostly be used for work purposes (cracking hashes). Smaller the better, but being quiet is my #1 concern. On to the questions. 1. What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming, Photoshop...
  34. O

    Intel i7-4820k 3.70GHz Gigabyte Nvidia GTX OC 770 4GB Windforce Build

    Hey Guys, This is my computer that I will like to sell. This is the link to eBay: Intel i7-4820k 3.70GHz Gigabyte Nvidia GTX OC 770 4GB Windforce Build These are the specs: CONDITION: Excellent REASON TO SELL: I want to buy a gaming laptop DELIVERY: Collection in east London or it can be...