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Likes Given: 31,121 Likes Received: 43,398 in 18,821 posts Posts: 36,738 Joined: Nov 2011 Reputation: 190 RE: Building a PC - few questions (14-05-2013 04:22 PM)WeAreTheCosmos Wrote: I'm building a new What I want to know is, is it common knowledge that all parts will work with each other? Ambient temps are never much problem in Canadian basements... Only in retrospect is tying a 40mm fan to the southbridge chip a fun thing to do. this content

And that other 1% of the time would be better handled by a 3930K with its 6 cores. Last edited by Dameon; 2 Oct, 2016 @ 8:53pm #10 狼 Wolfey 🔰 View Profile View Posts 2 Oct, 2016 @ 8:51pm Ok, thanks - what about configuring my storage? #11 So for example; Install Steam Client to C:\Steam Once you are in Steam, you can designate a game install elsewhere, such as a Steam Library on D Drive I think hes What case do you want to see in the future? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/360582-31-building-questions

Ambient temps are never much problem in Canadian basements... First time i bought a graphics card i forgot to install drivers. With this info now in mind, time to attempt building a PC.

Also, what kind of set up you got? I just have a few questions. Handle the sides only.Yes it is, you'll overclock someday, and a cooler computer works better anyway. Otherwise I'd have to figure out what gaming with my friends was worth between now and when you do your build, and if it's more than $60, then I'd re-up on

The following 1 user Likes Chas's post:1 user Likes Chas's post Vosur (15-05-2013) 15-05-2013, 11:41 AM #7 earmuffs Slightly More Evolved Likes Given: 10,052 Likes Received: 17,880 in 7,471 posts Posts: If you're going for the high end and with a recent motherboard, then yes, pretty much everything will fit or have it's own space. Easy to panic if you do. http://forums.canadacomputers.com/showthread.php?tid=4444 solved I'm just building a PC, I have some questions solved First time building a PC, few questions solved New to PC Building, a Few Questions solved A few questions regarding

At the same time, if I don't spend money on a membership that's up to $60 more that I could put into the PC. Thanks! 2 answers Last reply May 31, 2016 Best Answer May 31, 2016 More about building year questions building work building Best answer Ryan_78May 31, 2016, 8:18 PM PCPartPicker part list Input? If the 780 is released with 5gb vram, an SLI on that is the obvious choice...

In short, should I renew the membership or stick it out until Summer 2017 when I build the system? https://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?50964-A-Few-Questions-about-building-a-PC You may want to check out toms hardware instead which is an open forum. Thompson Pages (2): 1 2 Next » « Next Oldest | Next Newest » User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s) View a Printable Version Send this Thread to a Friend Subscribe Configuring it for what?Everything will go to C drive unless you designate it to go elsewhere.So for example; Install Steam Client to C:\SteamOnce you are in Steam, you can designate a

With that being said, I cannot play half of my games or game with friends without the membership which is boring. news Mostly about OC & GPU Heres my plan, and what I have so far: Case: Rosewill Blackhawk-Ultra (Got it today, absolutely massive case) PSU: Corsair HX850 Gold (Got it) Ram: 32gb Both are high-end graphics, so both options are equally good and both will be mostly used for gaming. Rules Be respectful to others Don't ask to be spoonfed a build No facilitating/recommending piracy or grey market software Don't cite rumors and anecdotes as fact Post sales & deals in

I'll be fully prepared. Air cooling is the way to go. What guide is this in? #12 Bad-Motha View Profile View Posts 2 Oct, 2016 @ 8:53pm Originally posted by Okami:Ok, thanks - what about configuring my storage? http://quodsoftware.com/building-a/building-a-new-comp.html Better PSU.

The Noctua NH-D14 is already known to be compatible with the Haswell CPUs, but I think that haswell will have a smaller surface area than the Ivy or Sandy bridge chips, Ask ! Contact Us | Canada Computers | Return to Top | Return to Content | Lite (Archive) Mode | RSS Syndication Copyright© 2010-2017 CanadaComputers.com All rights reserved.

Can you hold off gaming with your friends until then?

I want to have it all said and done with the PC built by summer 2017, however I have two questions which are affecting what I do right now and I Noise is the thing you didn't consider here. Has anyone used air cooling for an overclock before? All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries.

PICS ONLY! This could be fun, but the price is ... MotopsychojdnAug 26, 2012, 9:47 PM Theres no point in getting the 2500k if you aren't overclocking, the 2400 will be the best choice there,opinion varies on thermal paste application methods, there check my blog Here, HP will explain why Workstation...

I only just scraped together the funds for my own system at the start of the year, so, that done, I haven't followed the tech news too closely since then. Ask ! I was sure it was broken.You could check this out http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/274745-31-step-step-guide-building MotopsychojdnAug 27, 2012, 8:42 PM Thats the section four I referred to earlier, section three is the troubleshooter I hear Water cooling is quiet, gives you more cooling and more OC options.

Last edited by Bad-Motha; 2 Oct, 2016 @ 8:50pm #9 Dameon View Profile View Posts 2 Oct, 2016 @ 8:51pm Originally posted by Okami:Originally posted by Dameon:you needed a guide on Likes Given: 1,162 Likes Received: 2,584 in 1,136 posts Posts: 2,484 Joined: Feb 2013 Reputation: 51 Building a PC - few questions I'm building a new rig, but I have some There's a step in the guide which isn't explained - the guy sets the SATA mode to AHCI. The time now is 20:17.

Everything will go to C drive unless you designate it to go elsewhere. PC Specialist Promotions PC Specialist Competitions! If you want to learn to build a PC, making your PC your first go at it means taking a risk or two with fairly expensive components. I knew what I needed to do, I wanted to see somebody else do it - for my own confidence' sake and so I had a better idea of how to