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Building a new PC

Ask opinions and expert advice here when you're planning to build a new PC -- which CPU to use, what motherboards others recommend, etc... For questions related a specific component type or more general PC hardware issue, please find the correct forum from our list of PC hardware forums.

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  The Official Graphics Card and PC gaming Thread (page: 1 2 3 ... last page ) 8874 abuzar1
by sammorris
  The Official PC building thread - 4th Edition (page: 1 2 3 ... last page ) 7424 ddp
by sammorris
  The Ultimate Dream Computer (page: 1 2 3 ... last page ) 1224 Praetor
by Estuansis
  The New AMD Building Thread (page: 1 2 3 ... last page ) 2466 theonejrs
by Estuansis
  PC hardware sales and good deals (RETAIL or ONLINE sales NOT personal sales) .... (page: 1 2 3 ... last page ) 615 greensman
by theonejrs
  Power Supplies (page: 1 2 3 ... last page ) 272 ddp
by omegaman7
  The Official Budget-Conscious Dream Machine! (page: 1 2 3 ... last page ) 1301 Praetor
by GTR35
  READ THIS FIRST: Forum rules (closed) 1 dRD
by dRD
  Does this cpu need extra cooling (page: 1 2 ) 49 jerecho
by jerecho
  graphics card 5 bigman75
by ddp
  building new pc to watch hd 2 bnewt
by scorpNZ
  Time to upgrade, need a little help 4 jerecho
by john179
  Need PC Upgrade Suggestions 7 amd1
by xboxdvl2
  PCI(e) x16 3.0 GPU into a PCI(e) slot (giggity) 4 KraDe
by ddp
  SSD boot up issue. 5 ArcherMalorie
by ArcherMalorie
  Moving laptop motherboard into desktop chassis 25 mynamevincenttt
by mynamevincenttt
  Video Playback no great = new GPU? 7 watersilver
by Hrdrk20
  New PC Advice 6 favabean
by ddp
  Installing a new CPU on my laptop 3 hanoobal
by hanoobal
  Help purchasing a new tablet 2 kapo13
by moonaa
  can this PC be improved DELL E521 (closed) 3 whiskey99
by ddp
  Can't shut down my computer 1 The_Count
by The_Count
  Building my first setup, any advice? 2 The_Count
by aldan
  Bottleneck Issue 2 Scuba3465
by john179
  Updating old computer to mine litecoin 6 BFlorry
by BFlorry
  Unsure about my CPU 2 Hildebrand
by rulisky
  Upgrading GPU & CPU 8 Professor_Sleeth
by john179
  CPU Questions 1 mattpan771
by mattpan771
  MSI GT Series GT70 2OD-039US Intel Core i7-4700MQ 17.3" Win 8 Multi-language Notebook VS MSI GT Series GT70 2OD-089US Intel Core i7-4930MX 3.0GHz 17.3 1 stmaniac
by stmaniac
  Two PCI-E cards - only one is recognised 5 kdn
by staloned
  formatting a 3TB drive 11 Mez
by Mez
  Project Alienware Recycled: 2 megadunderhead
by megadunderhead
  Tablet vs slim line laptop 2 sassy_sis
by ddp
  A noob needs help with choosing parts for his first PC (closed) 4 skydreamer
by scorpNZ
  Time for a new build? Video editing PC 8 JaguarGod
by sammorris
  Thermal paste question (page: 1 2 ) 37 kunglao1
by 2dogsfighting71
  replacement laptop battery 4 rainmanva
by ddp
  New build pc switch on. 6 2dogsfighting71
by ddp
  Need help with a few decisions 5 jerecho
by 2dogsfighting71
  Looking for an AUTOCAD machine (page: 1 2 ) 29 jigdish
by ddp