Oh crap, this is for my brother not me lol:slap:
So yeah, to clarify , I am not upgrading. My brother has an old chip and mobo, so literally...
For my brother, not me***
He posted on my account lol
- 8350 ( $169.99 at Microcenter )
- 8gigs of decent ram
Looking to spend probably...
Thank you so much for all your replies :)
Dont think I have any paste on me atm, so will have to wait a few days. (Left it at home)
I dont recall ever hitting the cpu, but I will try the compressed air tomorrow (have to go pick a can up)
So this randomly started happening today, when I had my 6970 in the first PCIE slot (as it was forever and worked perfectly), it suddenly wouldnt...
I think I'll buy a 700-750ish modular :)
Might upgrade my GPU soon. Either when the 7xx or 8xxx comes out. So I want to have enough juice for those. And I will pay extra for a modular!...
Thank you sir!
It's the only one in Michigan :P
Lol that's the higher wattage one and that's failing? Not good!
I have a MicroCenter near me and I'm going to go get a new PSU first thing...
I'm just going to buy a new GPU and PSU and test using them both.
Is that a good idea?
Update: my PSU isnt a Kingston, but a Kingwin lol
So I'm in a pickle! Awesome!
Wear to throw my money...lol
So what do you guys recommended doing?
Any sort of GPU test?
I'll still run memtest, but I am starting to look for some PSU's.
Thank you for your input!
Is there anyway I can test it?
So recently my computer started freezing. Cool.
I'm not sure what it is yet, but sometimes my computer freezes when it's idle.
I have to then...
I just like seeing what other people might do in my situation.
I mean I can't have EVERYTHING at Ultra, but I can comfortably Set to Ultra and just turn down settings which I don't really care for :P
This is true, but as you know, us PC enthusiasts always want more :pimp:
I've always sorta wanted to have the satisfaction of displaying 2...
So, I've been wanted to upgrade my graphics for awhile, but I hesitate as every time I look around, prices are constantly dropping.
My case is still open because I might do some sleeving today. Ill update back here when I run the test again when my case is closed.
I know it's a cooler...lol. We're talking about optimizing the card to acompany the cooler better to see even cooler temps.
Right now my case is open on both sides because tomorrow I'm modding it more. But I have a proper cooled HAF 932.
Also, is there a chart or...
I currently have no custom profiles or anything.
100% load: 63c
Again, I just put on the Accelero XTREME Plus II.
Should I be getting...
So I've always wanted to sleeve my cables, but have always been a little hesitant. My question to you is which way is more cost efficient and...
I'm trying to build my friend a $700-750 rig, but I'm kinda lost. I usually build for $1000+, but...yeah.
I AM near a MicroCenter (they have sick...
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