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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
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Build Me An Alternative To The Alienware Alpha, Please.

I'm really interested in the top model of the Alienware Alpha and I know it'd be way cheaper to build a computer, I just like the idea of it's incredibly small form factor and will probably end up putting it in the living room when I move. Also will...

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Laptop that is light in weight and good?

Hey guys, I currently own a HP pavilion dv8, it has a huge screen, and it's specs are as follows: Intel core i7 @ Q720 1.60GHZ (8 CPUs) - 1.6GHZ 6144MB RAM 3277MB Nvidia GeForce 230m DirectX 11 I'm in college and this laptop runs basically anything...

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Is this a decent build?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/jP6TFT I've been looking to get a new PC for some time now, is this an alright build? Also does this site build it for you, shit like case wiring and motherboard attaching is such a hassle.

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Recommended PC parts for someone with a budget of $600USD? This thread has images

Hello, I plan on upgrading my PC sooner or later and I have a budget of $600. I can't really go over it ($630 at most) I plan on getting most of the parts mentioned in this post, but obviously that won't really work out for me. The top priorities...

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by Rixxz2 Go to last post
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Hi! My friend is looking for an 800$ gaming build, can facepunch help? This thread has images

And before I lay out the details, I would like to thank everyone who helped out around 6 months ago comparing and contrasting parts while helping me to build my own new PC. I have a really nice setup now and I am really happy with it, so thanks for the...

11 Hours Ago
by RockmanYoshi Go to last post
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Around $1500 for Gaming PC

So I've had this pre-built Dell since Christmas 2007; running 4gb ram, Intel Core 2 Quad (2.4ghz) and an nvidia 9800gtx+, which has served me well since. Unfortunately, with DirectX 11 and everything, it's time to upgrade. The stupid Dell motherboard I...

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by Catscratch 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,...

22 Hours Ago
by RandomGamer342 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.

dvc
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by Original User Go to last post
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looking for a new moniter

Something good for its price. preferably over 60hz and 24 inches

1 Day Ago
by ashrobhoy Go to last post
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Gaming PC (800 Dollars)

So I want to build a real nice gaming computer that will last me awhile. PS sorry for posting another one of these. Budget- 500 dollars to 800 dollars. Games I will be playing- DayZ, Arma 2 & 3, Minecraft, CSGO, GMOD, ETC Monitors-...

2 Days Ago
by xmathewx75 Go to last post
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Looking to upgrade Mobo and Processor. What PSU should I go with?

Hello everyone. I currently have this computer since 2010: Monitor: Sony TV at 1360x768 w/ HDMI OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bits CPU: AMD Athlon II X2 255 @ 3.1 Ghz RAM: 4 GB DDR3 GFX: Sapphire Radeon HD6850 Mobo: ASUS M4N68T-M LE V2 PSU: LC-8500...

2 Days Ago
by Kalan Yamato Go to last post
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QUESTION
 

Is this worth upgrading? Can it hold out a bit more?

http://imgur.com/6kbj2Hn.png This PC is about 5 years old.It was a pre-built that I upgraded a bit (RAM and GPU, about 3 years ago). GPU is total crap, didn't know that since the seller was like " Yeah this should hold you out about 4 years or so...

2 Days Ago
by ashrobhoy Go to last post
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Choosing a Motherboard - Suggestions

I'm getting a i5 4950, and I don't plan on overclocking anytime soon, so something with decent features I suppose.

3 Days Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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QUESTION
 

ATX 24 Pin power supply connector question

Is there a specific name to the type of female socket housed within the 24 pin connector (not the connector as a whole, just the metal part)? I have had a hard time finding name or diameter for this plug in question? I am trying to find male plugs with no...

3 Days Ago
by Fatfatfatty Go to last post
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$300 PC using spare parts I already own.

I already got an H61M-VS motherboard, a 250 GB hard drive, a monitor, headphones, and a mouse. Including Windows 8 OEM, what is the best computer I can build for $300? I'm looking for as cheap as possible so try to go under the budget if you can. Just...

4 Days Ago
by aPanzerIV Go to last post
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Computers
 

Dedicated Servers (your opinion)

Hello Everyone! In this thread I plan on talking Server Jargon, So this is mainly aimed to enterprise users but feel free to add your opinion. Recently I wanted to invest in around 10RU of rackspace in a Sydney Australian data center. I get 10TB of...

4 Days Ago
by npd1124 Go to last post
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I have 400 and I need to upgrade brother's PC.

What I keep: - Radeon HD7700 GPU - Hard Disk - ASUSTeK P5KPL-AM SE Motherboard, socket 775. - 420w PSU What I need to be suggested: - new processor - new ram (8 gb and up?)

5 Days Ago
by lapsus_ Go to last post
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What do you think of this monitor Asus VG248QE

A link to the product page http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236313 I bought this a few days ago and i am still waiting for the arrival of it. But i was wondering in the mean time what do you think of this monitor in...

6 Days Ago
by aPanzerIV Go to last post
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$700 PC Upgrade (GPU/CPU replacement)

Hi guys, some peeps helped me build a PC nearly 3 years ago, and it's probably time for an upgrade. Here's my current stuff, hasn't changed much since that build: I was mostly looking to replace the CPU and GPU, as well as buy one or two more 1TB...

1 Week Ago
by ZestyLemons Go to last post
10 274
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New gaming PC, 2170 budget. This thread has images

Time has come and I've started saving for new components and I want to get the basic build complete for purchase when I'm done saving up. The only things that might change is if a new GTX 800 series is released before I've bought the build. So, 2170,...

1 Week Ago
by Starship Go to last post
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700 build for a friend

Hey, can I just have a quick look over before we buy this. Here's the Reddit thread with all the info: http://www.reddit.com/r/buildapc/comments/2h2ctp/build_ready_700_build_for_a_friend/ EDIT: We bought it.

1 Week Ago
by X-Neon Go to last post
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Help me upgrade my PC

CPU: Intel i5 750 2.67 Lynfield 45nm RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB DDR3 MOBO: ASUSTeK P7P55D-E PRO GPU: XFX RADEON HD 5850 HDD: 1TB SAMSUNG HD103SJ ATA PSU: CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-650TX 650W That is my current build and I feel like its...

1 Week Ago
by miroki Go to last post
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solved $1200* build

Budget is around $1200 usd. *willing to go slightly higher if it will boost performance by an amount to make it worth it (Or if it isn't possible to fit all the things I want within a $1200 budget) $1500? I play loads of games. Arma 3 is something I...

1 Week Ago
by Skwee Go to last post
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Help get my build to <=$2000 This thread has images

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...

1 Week Ago
by Humin Go to last post
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solved Good full tower case? This thread has images

Anyone know of good full tower cases with good airflow and don't look like ass (like most cases do)? I'd also accept mid tower cases if they were big enough and had a cable management side. My 6950 had issues getting into my current case, though I am...

1 Week Ago
by s5300 Go to last post
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What should I cut out of this build? $1950 including monitor, base, PSU and keyboard atm This thread has images

http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/DGhBFT My intention was for a AUS$1500 build. However, my last gaming computer (a laptop) died about 2 years back and since then I've been using a cheapo $350 Eee PC laptop, borrowing relatives' PCs to play games. So I...

1 Week Ago
by Little Donny Go to last post
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gainward and msi return policy

looking at the new gtx970 to replace my 670, which company's still do cross ship rma apart from EVGA?

1 Week Ago
by waylander Go to last post
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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...

1 Week Ago
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solved Need new Graphics Card - What do I get?

SNIP Wrong SECTION

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solved 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...

2 Weeks 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?

2 Weeks 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 Weeks Ago
by Levelog 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?

2 Weeks 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.

2 Weeks Ago
by DanielHershey Go to last post
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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...

2 Weeks Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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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

2 Weeks Ago
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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...

2 Weeks Ago
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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...

2 Weeks Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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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...

2 Weeks Ago
by Jund Go to last post
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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...

2 Weeks Ago
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