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SECTION RULES - POST SMALL QUESTIONS IN THE RESPECTIVE THREAD OR GET BANNED!

What this section is for: -Getting help choosing parts for a computer -Getting help building a computer -Getting help with prebuilts -Getting help with laptops What to put in your thread (if you're looking for help on a build): -Budget -Games...

14th June 2009
by lazyV Go to last post
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$500 Gaming PC Build Budget

So I just crashed my old PC, looking to go a new route this time and build one myself. Budget - $520-700 or less. (Don't worry about tax) -Games that you'll play/Applications you'll use: CSS, GMOD, Just cause 2, GTA IV, TF2, Euro Truck Simulator 2,...

2 Hours Ago
by FlashMarsh Go to last post
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Computers
 

Building a gaming PC, $1200 Budget This thread has images

I've never built a desktop computer before, so I need help knowing which parts to buy and would also appreciate some tutorials/tips for my first time building. -Budget/Where you live I'm from the US and my budget is $1200 max. -Games that you'll...

6 Hours Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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Budget for Gaming/Streaming PC $600-$800

I'm looking to build a PC that could play games rather smoothly and stream them on twitch and such as well, spefifically stuff like Dark Souls 2 and ARMA 3. A wifi card would be ideal as well, as I cannot directly hook my pc up to a modem.

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10 Hours Ago
by Death Assured Go to last post
6 152
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Figuring out my best option for a (likely used) laptop.

So I'm just reposting this from a form on another site, because it already has the relevant information. What is your maximum budget? $400 What country are you in? USA What will be the uses of this laptop? Heavy browsing, VMs, very light...

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1 Day Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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$900 Gaming/Recording PC

PCPartPicker I plan on using this build for gaming, recording, and rendering. I won't be recording games all the time, maybe once or twice a week. Any suggestions?

1 Day Ago
by corybiscuit Go to last post
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800$ Gaming PC

-Budget 800 dollars. -Games that you'll play/Applications you'll use Oh god, I have a shitty computer that runs CS:GO at 15 fps and Garry's mod at 20 if I'm lucky at ultra low. I wanna run Source games, maxed out, 60fps, and oh maybe since I can play...

2 Days Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
1 203
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Help get my build to <=$2000

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($339.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: MSI Z97M Gaming Micro ATX LGA1150...

2 Days Ago
by s5300 Go to last post
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Samsung 840 Pro/Evo Warranty.

Just wondering, if your SSD dies because you have used it to the fullest (wrote all the gigs of memory before warranty runs out), what happens then? Does samsung send you a new one because it broke/died before warranty or not?

3 Days Ago
by Aide Go to last post
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Work In Progress
 

New PC ~ 700ish$ This thread has images

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PRjNsY Any suggestions? I have 2x8 Ram, from my current imac.

3 Days Ago
by DanielHershey Go to last post
8 123
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Building a PC, ~1400$ Budget. This thread has images

So I live in Canada and I want to make a new gaming computer, I don't really have a budget in mind but I think 1400$ is decent. So far that's what I've got, is that good? Under there I have a Seagate 1TB for 60$, I will probably be using the same...

3 Days Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
18 328
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solved Building a cheap (~300) pc for my parents.

This is what I've got right now, looking good? AMD A8-6600K Boxed 80,95 MSI A78M-E45 46,- Crucial BLT2CP4G3D1869DT1TX0CEU 72,95 Crucial MX100 256GB 89,80 Sharkoon MA-A1000 29,- be quiet! System Power 7 300W 29,75

5 Days Ago
by rakker Go to last post
9 206
Computers
 

solved $1,000 Ultrabook

Over the course of the upcoming week, I'm looking into buying a new laptop for college, the $1,000 budget does come with a good amount of sway. Priorities I know some of these will be hard to meet in the price range, but I'm willing to pay extra to...

5 Days Ago
by deadeye536 Go to last post
4 131
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solved $1200 gaming PC for a friend This thread has images

Would be nice to get suggestions on this, I am builiding an AMD based PC due to low budget and the fact that he insists on trying AMD this time, no spare parts like HDD from old PC or PC Case and such. CPU: AMD FX 8350 Mobo: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 (was...

6 Days Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
15 281
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$300-400 tablet with stylus

I'm looking for a tablet with a pressure sensitive stylus for quick doodling I've been looking at the ASUS VivoTab Note 8 and Nvidia SHIELD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA1CZ1H03586&cm_re=vivotab-_-34-231-593-_-Product...

6 Days Ago
by Jund Go to last post
10 210
Work In Progress
 

solved Good Gaming Build Using R7850 2GB card $400 Budget

I've inherited a XFX 7850 double dissipation 2GB DDR5 card and a 600 watt power supply from another machine that is no longer working. I'd like some advice on what would be a good cpu/motherboard/ram for a new build involving that card, a power supply I...

1 Week Ago
by richard9311 Go to last post
6 180
Computers
 

Replacing motherboard/CPU/RAM, need parts advice

This build is from 2008 and is finally starting to show it's age, namely the motherboard that doesn't support anything better than what's in it currently (Intel Q9550) so I'm looking into replacing both. Also figure I should upgrade to DDR3 RAM while I'm...

1 Week Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
1 131
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250 - 300 GFX cards.

My 580 died near on a year back and, simply put i had more important things to do than pay out for a new one till now. Trouble is im not really in the loop and using my mobile to look around websites for info just takes an age then either crashes or it...

1 Week Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
2 154
Computers
 

Monitor: YAMAKASI Q270 vs X-STAR DP2710 vs QNIX QX2710

Don't have much experience with monitors, but looking at 3 models: The Yamakazi Q270 for $365 http://www.ebay.ca/itm/141016682918 The X-Star DP2710 for $312...

1 Week Ago
by Volcom13 Go to last post
4 186
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A good gaming build for around 1100 This thread has images

Hey, I don't know anything about buying computer parts online or anything like that and the place where I used to get parts for cheap locally got ran down by a piece of shit big corporation thing so I might need some help here. I've got a budget of...

1 Week Ago
by Rixxz2 Go to last post
1 183
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Got jog, so you know what that means....time for a another PC build thread. (Max about 800)

So, this will be a over time build as I have other priorities. So with that said, my max will be 800, but I can push to 1000~1300 if need be. However, if you can get it lower, that'd be awesome (without getting a ATI card, thx). PCPartPicker part list...

1 Week Ago
by Sodisna Go to last post
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Intel Core i7-4930K vs Xeon E5-2630 v2

Long story short, I am constructing a computer for use of heavy CAD and physical simulations (non-visually intensive) exclusively. Which would offer superior performance for this purpose: the Intel Core i7-4930K or the Xeon E5-2630 v2. CPU world offers...

1 Week Ago
by Angus725 Go to last post
6 300
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$700 - $900 Desktop build suggestions for a friend?

My friend is wanting to do video editing, streaming (playing games and streaming to Twitch and whatnot), and gaming of course. Build recommendations? Video editing and streaming is fairly important in this equation.

1 Week Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
8 167
Computers
 

Looking to replace Radeon Graphics Card This thread has images

Hey guys, So I'm looking to buy a new graphics card, but without having to replace any other pieces so that the graphics card connects. From what I know, I need a graphics card with PCI-Express. My current graphics card is: AMD Radeon HD 5700...

1 Week Ago
by ENG.jonny Go to last post
10 345
pc games
 

$1,000 Gaming Budget

Hey, I'm looking to spend $1,000 on a new PC. The only things I already have are a mouse and two monitors. I made a quick build here, http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qbccBm I do want a GTX 770, but if I can add an upgrade with a better card by moving some...

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1 Week Ago
by fishyfish777 Go to last post
4 238
QUESTION
 

Help my friend build a PC!! This thread has images

We've got a LAN coming up and he doesn't want to be that guy slapping his secondhand-IBM laptop during a game. . . Budget: ~900.00 USD So far: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/mRpLdC The 7950 was chosen over the GTX770 The i5 4670k was chosen over the...

1 Week Ago
by RandomGamer342 Go to last post
10 402
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Laptop (facebook machine) for a girl? $800 max

A friend of mine keeps asking that I helped choose a laptop for her, basically all she needs is facebook and MS office, it being pretty is a plus The only important requirement for it is that it won't be slow

1 Week Ago
by KillerKo4565 Go to last post
6 361
Computers
 

450 mid-range desktop computer specs

I was going to buy this one from pcworld but you guys told me I could build a better one, so what specs would you recommend for the same price? As a guideline I'd like to be able to play Garry's Mod on mid-high settings with a decent framerate if...

1 Week Ago
by Zethiwag Go to last post
4 131
Request
 

$600 build. No peripherals, no windows, no GPU for now.

Helping a friend throw together something for some work and gaming. His general plan is to throw 600 dollars down on this now, then throw the graphics card in later in the year when he doesn't have shit he needs to be doing. He gets free windows 7 through...

1 Week Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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1 Week Ago
by Edvinas Go to last post
0 159
Stupid
 

$400-450 Gaming Desktop

Hey, guys. My roommate is lookin' at a desktop for around $400-450. General uses are gaming and programming. Hardware we already have: Mouse: Logitech G700 Monitor: Asus VH232H (1080p60) Mobo: Gigabyte GA-Z77-HD4 (LGA1155 - compatible with Sandy /...

2 Weeks Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
7 288
QUESTION
 

Where can I buy an Intel Core i7 processor?

It doesn't have to be Intel Core i7 exactly, just something equivalent/better then what my current one is. Here are my PC specs: OS: Windows 8 Manufacturer: Toshiba Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B980 @ 2.40GHz RAM: 6...

2 Weeks Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
20 281
games
 

Gaming desktop build around 600 euros.

Hi guys, a friend of mine wants to build a gaming pc with a budget of 600 euros. He already has the screen and the sound system etc. So it's just the pc itself, no windows needed either. Could someone help me out? Maybe pc parts picker or something. I...

2 Weeks Ago
by kirederf7 Go to last post
4 209
Help
 

Infomative PC building website?

I seem to remember some time ago there was this website that had some neat animated diagrams of building a PC. Does anyone know what that site was?

2 Weeks Ago
by Rixxz2 Go to last post
1 142
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solved Looking to upgrade current rig This thread has images

I'm currently thinking of upgrading my rig and I would like to know what parts I should go for, seeing as I'm completely ignorant of what to get. I've been told that my current rig is outdated and I should just outright build a brand new PC by myself, but...

2 Weeks Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
7 218
QUESTION
 

Advice on a laptop under 1400

Hey folks. Going of to Uni in a few weeks and I'd like some advice on a more than decent laptop that I'd like to future-proof me for some time. I'll be working on it but I'd also like to do some gaming every so often. I'm looking on PC Specialist and...

2 Weeks Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
10 272
Computers
 

building a desktop comp budget <1000 help pls

Hi im building a computer for programming and a bit of gaming. I want it to be pretty fast, well whatever is the best you can get for less than a 1k. Thanks P.s uk stores only pls

2 Weeks Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
3 200
Request
 

Help with building a pc tower. Budget around $2000 This thread has images

Hey, after i made the thread: "Is my pc too old" i decided to make a new one with the information from the read first post... -Budget: My budget is around $2000, less og more doesnt really matter, just want a powerfull pc, that will last for a good...

2 Weeks Ago
by Rixxz2 Go to last post
7 244
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solved Is my pc old?

Hey there. Wondred if anyone could tell me if I can upgrade my pc, or if i just should go get a new one. If the upgrade doesnt effect a new one i'd like to buy a new for around $1500 to $2000. I think my pc is a little old, only 5 years, but still runs...

2 Weeks Ago
by Shriio Go to last post
10 216
QUESTION
 

Looking for a 700 or 600 series NVIDIA GTX? Budget $200

What's my best bet for a great GPU at a decent price? I'm eyeing a few but I just don't feel like I could make a decision. Budget is $200 plus S+H so maybe more like a budget of $180-190. Ideal is the 760 but it pushes my budget.

2 Weeks Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
15 333
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Creating Above Average PC - Please Critiquing? This thread has images

Hello all. I've decided that with my current job and income I will be able to put together a decent PC built to last me a while, and I would like your help. I've never posted here before, so I'll follow the sticky as best I can, but I apologize upfront...

2 Weeks Ago
by Alxnotorious Go to last post
21 426