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  1. U

    New Build Help

    Hi All, I'm looking to build a new PC and wanted to see if the components I'm looking at all make sense and are going to play nicely with each other. Intel i5-8600k Asrock Z370 EXTREME4 MSI GTX 1080 (Already purchased) G.Skill Ripjaws V 16GB DDR4 3200MHz Western Digital Blue 3D 500GB M.2...
  2. 27MaD

    Advice about PC upgrade.

    Hello everyone:clap: , so guys i'm planing to upgrade my PC as soon as i can:rockout: and i'm going to upgrade to : CPU: I5 3570. RAM: that's my question should i get : 8x1 (and get another 8GB stick later) or 8 GB will be enough (4x2) Note : RAM speed is 1600MHz. Motherboard: Asus P8H61-M...
  3. T

    Hi guys new pc build help needed :-)

    I have £2000 ready to buy a pc want to get one pre built, do i go water cooled, do i go i7 and a nvidia 1080 ti, or do i go ryzen set up. Do you guys bother with sound cards these days currently running an amd 6300 fx and a radeon r9 270 x , this pc will just be for gaming what will give me the...
  4. yotano211

    What is needed to edit/render vidoes

    I need info so that I can edit and render videos faster. I currently have 16gb 2666mhz of RAM and a i7 8850h processor clocked at 4.4ghz/6 cores, with a Nvidia 1080. To edit/render videos do I need more RAM or faster RAM, and how about the HD space. Will SSD help with editing/rendering videos. I...
  5. Agentbb007

    i9-9900k Build

    My 6700k has served me well but it's a bottleneck in some games for my 2080 Ti so it looks like it might be time for a new build. Here's the parts I've put together, anything you guys would change? I'm going to use my current storage drives. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant...
  6. hat

    Ryzen build planning

    So, I'm looking to replace this half broken socket 775 system with a cheap Ryzen build. Current parts list: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113480&cm_re=2400g-_-19-113-480-_-Product https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157766...
  7. Jelle Mees

    Current Price/Performance Ratio CPU's in Belgium/The Netherlands oktober 2018

    Prices from 10/10/2018. Important to keep in mind when you view this topic. Performance is baced on TPU performance charts ( CPU Benchmarks + 1440p gaming benchmarks ) from the latest CPU review. Prices are based on Tweakers.net Pricewatch ( most used price comparison website in these countries ).
  8. Dalkamyr

    Advice for PC monitor purchase

    Looking for the best 4k HDR monitor for Xbox one x. Any suggestions? I don't need it to be g-sync compatible because I won't be using it on PC until next year... UNLESS there is a good one under 700$ CAD. The ones I've found so far either don't support hdr 10, dont have 10 bit color or jabs a...
  9. O

    New build. A little advice.

    Hi all. You've probably been asked this many times but here goes. My Wife's cousin made me an offer I couldn't refuse for my Coffee Lake gear so off it goes to a new home this weekend. Now I'd like to go with an AMD setup as I've never owned one before. I'm not being a skinflint but I do tend...
  10. Miguel2013

    what's the best monitor under 400 dollars 23"/27" I can find

    Hi I'm trying to look for a deal but I don't know much about what performance or freesync stuff gameing high dpi etc. I need a 4k quality one tho if possible, those with perfect black. excellent refresh rate, hdmi connection, durable. what are all the options? right now I have 23" one and is...
  11. O

    Hello! + Some Questions

    Hi, New here from the UK. Been lurking for a while so decided to join. Quick question and I apologise in advance if it's in the wrong forum. Apart from eBay where would be the best place to sell my unwanted hardware in the UK? Not here to just ask this question BTW :)
  12. Killer_Rubber_Ducky

    Need new laptop.....going insane trying to decide.

    Hey guys, So I have been using my current laptop since 2012. It is a Lenovo G570-4334. I have repaired it so many times it is now held together with Super Glue and Epoxy. For example, the screen hinges broke. Initially I was able to fix it. Then that fix failed when the hinge mount on the...
  13. msamelis

    Help me decide what to upgrade

    Hello fellow "TPUers", this is my first post in the forums, so if I make any mistake, grab the whips. I'll suffer/enjoy through it :love: First off, my current specs: Monitor: ROG Swift PG278Q CPU: 3770k GPU: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980Ti G1 Gaming Mobo: ASUS P8P67...
  14. cucker tarlson

    GPU upgrade

    This time you gotta help me decide. I agreed on a deal for a used 1080ti trio for 2700 pln. I got my doubts though. 1080ti's are reasonably priced (used that is,new are still pretty expensive) but they're mostly ex-mining cards. The one I'm eyeing is ex-mining too. My warranty on gtx 1080 has a...
  15. A

    EVGA SR-2 with dual x5690 OR Gigabyte x79A-GD45 with i7-4820k

    Hi there all, I know i know i should have search before posting here but i found rather good just to have some opinion on to which should be considered a better option among the two as mentioned in the subject cited. Now i am getting both at the same price. My use is simply everything in...
  16. M

    Help chosing a GPU

    I intend to buy a GPU off the used market .Within my budget (around 120 $ ) most options are on AMD side: RX 460 RX 560 pulse or RX 550 and older.on the Nvidia side Gtx1050 960 950 and very rarely 1050TI and of course the older models. My PSU only has one PCI power connector 6+2 so this limits...
  17. Toothless

    Adventures of the 939 build

    So a roomie of mine has given up a socket 939 build since he's getting his X58 rig going. (Being built by me, I'll post pics if you guys want later) It's a Asus A8N32-SLI, no clue on the CPU yet, 4x1GB Corsair CMX1024-3200C2PT sticks 400mhz CL2 sticks. Stock cooler, wee bit of dust on it...
  18. T

    core 2 duo e8400 + hd 4870 viable in 2018?

    Hello everyone im new in the forums but i am reader since 2014 I am from Venezuela and I'm trying to buy a computer for gaming... that in this country is a very hard mission :p it only reaches me for the title PC then so this is the final product. mobo: LGA-775 chip g41 gigabite or asrock ram...
  19. Verbatim

    3200 CL16 or 3600 CL19 ?

    Hi! TechPowerUp forums.... Just a simple question which memory is faster ? Price difference is almost negligible. DDR4-3200MHz CL16-18-18-36 or DDR4-3600MHz CL19-20-20-40 ?
  20. Mighty-Lu-Bu

    Help me decide on a gaming monitor

    So I want to get a 1440p gaming monitor and here are some of my must haves: -Needs to be 1440p -Needs to be priced under $450 -Needs to have a refresh rate of at least 100Hz or above -Needs to have a response time of 4ms or below -Needs to be at least 27 inches So here are the contenders...
  21. A

    Need help for purchasing best Graphic card

    Hello, I need help. I have pc setup i5 7400. I'm thinking to buy a Gtx 1050 Ti for my computer and i'm going to play sort of shooting games like battle field, call of duty and fall out. Would it maximize the specs of my computer if i'm going to purcahse this card? Please advise. Thank you in...
  22. M

    GTX 960 4 GB or GTX 1050 TI 4 GB

    I have been using an MSI GTX 960 in my build ever since I built it a couple years ago but recently I got a 1050 TI from a friend and I've been wondering which I should use now. I know the GPU database gives the 1050 TI a slight edge in relative performance and from some videos I've seen it...
  23. storm-chaser

    AMD 960T CPU Upgrade

    My weakest Phenom II rig runs a B75 unlocked to a Deneb X4 @ 3.0Ghz. This CPU has a locked multiplier so for overclocking we had to use the FSB technique. Running the FSB at 240Mhz we were able to achieve a 3.6Ghz overclock but it's just not enough! The quest for more horsepower must go on...
  24. AlwaysHope

    Ryzen 5 - 2500X or 2400G ?

    A search of the net reveals speculation... speculation, and more of it, about this supposed 2500X to be released into retail channels.. but when?? Scored a good deal on some DDR4 ram for my next build & I only need 4 core / 8 thread cpu for my purposes atm. Motherboards are another issue...
  25. F

    MSI GT70 0NC (MS-1762) - gpu upgrade

    Hello, and thanks for reading this. So we this laptop mentioned in the title name, and im abit confused when you actually need a modded BIOS, and a modded inf driver. The old GPU blew up in the laptop, so we found these 2 in our storage. GTX 770M and a GTX 880M, so we have to choose which one...