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  1. THORLLAMAS

    Question Small Problem with PC plz hlp

    Hey Basically I have built my budget PC, I added my cpu and cooler fine with no problem, i also installed my 2 sticks of ram, sadly when i plug in my 24 bit and 8 bit cables from my power source in the pc does not post, Is there a problem with my cable, am I missing anything i need to plug in...
  2. Joolez

    RAM STICK MIXING HELP

    so I have two sticks of 8gb 2666Mhz DDR4 memory on my Pc and I want to upgrade to 4 sticks, but the model that I have (Ballistix Sport PC4-21300) is no longer available in a retailer that is near me, so I was wondering if I can add 2 sticks of HyperX Fury 8GB 2666MHz DDR4 CL16 DIMM 1Rx8 Black...
  3. G

    Question Extremely low frames after upgrading

    I recently upgraded my motherboard, CPU, and ram. I used to have AMD FX 8320, ddr3, and now i have a Ryzen 5 2600, ddr4. Before uprading, I got bad frames in most games because of my CPU, so its hard to tell when this issue started. In Warzone i would get around 40-50 fps, and now i get 15-20...
  4. rulercw

    Question Which brand/model should I consider for motherboard?

    Hi Guys, It is my first post on PCGamer, recently I bought an AMD Ryzen 5 3600. First time in life I'm trying to build a new custom gaming rig. I need help to choose a motherboard, local market prices are on high and most popular brands and models are not available in the market like MSI...
  5. Zacharacamyison

    Is my pc good enough for 2020?

    I was given a rig with parts from 2013; wondering if it’s sufficient for this year. Parts include: Amd FX 9590 Msi 970 gaming 4g 32gb ddr3 ram 750w Corsair psu
  6. dorituz

    Help please (steam)

    Hey, guys i need some help... Some of my games wont lauch (steam) I try to run them, but some will open the anti-cheat loading screen and the game wont start, others as HOI4 will open pdx laucher, but from there it wont start too... i have formated my computer twice and the problem wont go...
  7. K

    Question Need help buying my first gaming PC!

    Hello! I am buying my first gaming pc and need some opinions on which one to buy. I've done some research and have narrowed it down to these two. If you have any other suggestions I'd also be interested! Would prefer to buy from Best Buy. Trying to stay under $2000 CAD. Also wondering if buying...
  8. B

    Upgrade or sell

    I have a asus p5q-em motherboard with a e7400 and I have a 1556 socket motherboard with a 13-540 cpu. I dont know if i should keep one and upgrade the cpu or sell both and buy something new. I'm planning on playing video games like valorant, fortnite and csgo
  9. D

    New PC Build Advice

    Hey guys, I'm trying to navigate a new Gaming PC purchese and the specs are somewhat confusing to a newbie like me so I thought I would ask some experts. As a background, I want to record Gameplay videos with this machine and maybe consider Streaming in the future. I also want to do some PC...
  10. B

    How do I start a gaming PC set up?

    Hiya, I'm interested in setting up a gaming PC, but I'm in over my head a bit. I'm usually a console gamer, so I have no clue what I'm looking at in terms of budgets or finer details of RAM/CPUs/other abbreviations I'm yet to learn! Would love someone to explain things to me in layman's...
  11. B

    What Graphic card my computer can support if i want to upgrade it ?

    My current GPU - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 4GB Motherboard - ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ( Model M51AC ) Ram - 12 GB PCU - Intel Core I7 4770 3.4 GHz My goal is to be able to play Modern Warfare Warzone with a constant 60 fps and not have to play in window mode with 30 fps and drops from time to time ...
  12. MIDROU

    Question HELP BAD GPU VRAM USAGE !!

    Hello so i have been noticing that my computer has been underperforming and getting really loud at some times so i tried to reset windows but nothing still the same so i tried benchmarking it and checking in task manager and noticed at 100% usage in games its only using 1 gb of VRAM from 6GB...
  13. X

    Question Need help!

    Hi all, I'm new to PC gaming, I have absolutely no clue and am in no way tech savvy. I recently ordered myself a gaming PC and was hoping to get thoughts on the build I was reccomended and what it will open up for me in terms of gaming capabilities? Here's the build: Case CIT DARK SOUL BLACK...
  14. theoplegends

    Should i upgrade?

    I have been struggling with the latest games such as RDR2 and Battlefield in the form of huge lag spikes i dont know if i should upgrade or suffer and if upgrade how? specs: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB RAM: 16 GB DDR3 Operating...
  15. I

    Old computer, new parts, same problems

    So I had a gaming computer a while ago. It was modest at best. Today, I booted it up after about 2 years of having it in a closet at my parents house. The reason why I brought it out again was that a good friend of mine was asking if I wanted his old graphics card as he was getting a new one. I...
  16. tonymca

    How to fix freezing bios

    I have a pc with an Asus m5a97 r2.0 motherboard that runs perfectly normal except that when I try to enter the bios it freezes with half the screen cut off.
  17. M

    Games Crashing On Newly Built PC

    Hey, I've recently gotten a new PC with the specs of: Ryzen 5 3600x, RTX 2060 super, 16 GB DDR4 3200, ASUS Prime Motherboard, Liquid Cooled. So as it sits all games will crash if graphics load is high enough. Ex. GTA, Call of Duty, Fortnite on highest settings, and any VR game will crash after...
  18. R

    Buying first gaming PC would like some people's advice. Please Help.

    So someone is wanting to buy me my first gaming pc but the only thing is it has to from either bestbuy or amazon and the budget is $800 if it went over $200 I could cove it if there was that much of a difference in hardware and spec. I do want to be able to upgrade this pc later down the road...
  19. C

    Brand new PC gamer need help!

    Hey yall im brand new to the pc gaming world. I ordered a pre built pc and it came without a graphics card, it has 2gb of graphics integrated into the system somehow. Motherboard had a pci express slot in it, do I need a specific type of graphics card, or will any do? Here is what I have...
  20. JTsunamiii

    Need help deciding on a amd processor!

    Building my first gaming PC and im new to the forum also. Ive been going back and forth about processors and i cant decide. I narrowed it down to amd ryzen 5 and 7. Microcenter has deals on these processors. Ryzen 5 2600x: $80 Ryzen 5 3600x: $160 Ryzen 7 $3700x: $260 I purchased the ryzen...