1. Mayhem95

    Ryzen 7 7800X3D IHS shape

    Hi everyone. Im building a new PC using the Ryzen 7 7800X3D CPU and when i opened the box i had an initial concern/quesion. The IHS of the CPU is not the same perfect square that previous generations have been as it has several small cutouts around the border. My question is this. Will the...
  2. Grasshopperr

    Bottleneck or what wrong with this build?

    Need more thoughts on this case please! SPEC Operating System: Windows 11 Pro 64-bit (10.0, Build 22000) (22000.co_release.210604-1628) CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5650 @ 2.67GHz (12 CPUs), ~4.1GHz MEM: 24576MB RAM DDR3 ECC GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 GIGABYTE AORUS PSU: EVGA 600 W1, 80+ WHITE...
  3. gooche23

    CPU and motherboard upgrade

    Hello, I upgraded my GPU a couple of years ago but only recently started playing more demanding games and have been underwhelmed with its performance so thought this could be caused by a bottle neck from the CPU? Should i be looking to upgrade the CPU and motherboard now or am i wrong with my...
  4. Abandon Strings

    Advice on PCIe Lanes & NVME RAID arrays et al. for possible upgrade/new computer

    Current Motherboard / CPU: AsRock x79 Extreme 6 / Intel i7 3930k Option 1: Biostar B550GTA / AMD Ryzen 9 3900x or 5900x Option 2: ASUS ProArt X670E-Creator / AMD Ryzen 9 7900x (Open to other options - can explain choices further if asked) Hi, whilst I'm not new to building PCs, I am a bit...
  5. martin363

    AMD Ryzen 3600 to 5600 (or higher)?

    I am a little out of the loop nowadays so I would value opinions on the below: Dau has an ITX PC I built about 4 years ago, she doesn't really game, other than Sims and some indie games (has an Xbox), but uses it for Uni work now and similar. Just essays, surfing with 50 Chrome tabs.... etc. I...
  6. wmc45

    New PC build - not booting

    Specs: Cpu - Amd Ryzen 7700x Gpu - Nvidia GeForce rtx 3070 Ti Mobo - MSI B650 GAMING PLUS WIFI RAM - Patriot Viper Venom DDR5 16GB PSU - Corsair Cv450 I’ve bought a pre built gaming pc, and have slowly upgraded things like the RAM and GPU, I have recently taken the plunge and upgraded the...
  7. Walzo

    Computer stuttering, can't find the problem.

    Recently upgraded my computer, new motherboard, CPU, RAM. Setup: CPU(new): Ryzen 5 7600 Motherboard(new): MSI MAG B650 Tomahawk WIFI RAM(new): Corsair Vengeance DDR5 32GB 6000Mhz CL30 Case(old): HAF X GPU(old): NVIDIA GeForce Aorus 1080Ti Cooler(old): Noctua NH-D15 with offset bracket for AM5...
  8. monke

    Need help on CPU

    Hi all, I have been playing on an old PC handed down to me which has: CPU - Intel i5-3570k GPU - GTX 1070 RAM - 16GB DDR3 Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H Power Supply - Unsure which one but outputs either 650 or 750 watts (will check if necessary in future) I wanted to get a better CPU but I...
  9. li3to

    Upgrade advice 10100+2070

    So I recently got an ultrawide 3440x1440 144hz monitor and find out that gaming is no longer that smooth. I am playing Diablo 4 and barely getting stable 60-70 fps. Here is what I've got from OC 2 years ago: be quiet! Pure Power 11 600W 80 Plus Gold Power Supply 1 Intel Core i3-10100 GHz...
  10. nick_the_ninja

    Upgrade question (MB and CPU)

    Hi, I'm looking to upgrade my gaming PC, which I bought from you and built in 2016. (I also upgraded my graphics card a couple of years ago and bought a second SSD). Any advice would be greatly appreciated :) Here's what I currently have: Samsung 250GB 850 EVO SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 32 Layer 3D...
  11. newbieclocker

    NZXT Kraken X63 faulty pump/RGB controller?

    I have two problems with my kraken x63 currently. The first one is this grinding pump noise that happens at anything over 50% pump speed, I have raised it to 100% in the video to make it clearer, but it is noticeable in person with the quiet preset enabled. Only forcing to 50% all the time...
  12. HarryNosha

    Processor hitting high temperatures, need advice on what to do next! Pretty sure it's a cooler problem.

    I recently upgraded from an I7 9900K to the I9 9900ks and I had a few troubles at first but managed to get the computer running (first time replacing a CPU) at first I thought everything was alright but saw that my computer was hitting temperatures of 40 degrees at Idle and 80 playing Minecraft...
  13. lofthouse1982

    Ryzen 7 or 5 help

    I currently have Ryzen 2700x overclocked to 4.2 GeForce 1660 Super B450 Steel Legend Edition motherboard 32Gb 3200 Ram and running from Nvme drives 1TB x2 I was told that i would be better off getting a Ryzen 5 5800x and it would be a noticeable improvement over my current CPU...
  14. Graptik

    13700K Degraded in Minutes?

    I upgraded to a 13700KF about a week ago and have been tweaking my overclock of it ever since. I got it stable at 5.5GHz all P-Cores with E-Cores disabled. I also overclocked my RAM from 3600MHz CL16 to 3900MHz CL17. This configuration was rock solid stable, passing hours of Cinebench...
  15. TheMonkeyMan

    Looking to buy CPU and Motherboard

    Hey guys, I’m looking to upgrade and want to buy secondhand or a reasonably priced cpu and motherboard, I want to use it for recording and playing semi- high end games (Arma Reforger, Ready or not) any good places to look for bundle deals and advice on what is the all around good hardware? Thanks :)
  16. Josh Waterson

    Ryzen 3900x cooling

    Hi all, is a Ryzen 3900x ok to be cooled by the stock cooler that came with a Ryzen 3600x? Been encountering crashing and inconsistent gaming performance Specs for the rest of the pc: Graphics card: Gigabyte 3060 Vision Ram: 32Gb ddr4 MOBO: MSI B450M-VDH Max PSU: Corsair RM650 HW monitor...
  17. chris blackford

    q about QUICK DISCONNECT fittings

    hi all im thinking about getting a set of QUICK DISCONNECT fittings for my cpu and gpu and was wondering do i need a male and female fitting for ech port and is there anything else i need to order for them il looking at Koolance QD3 Female Quick Disconnect No-Spill Coupling, Compression for...
  18. Journo_Rob

    Intel Raptor Lake 13th Gen CPUs are Here!

    Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake processors provide outstanding performance with lightning-fast speeds, support for DDR5 RAM, PCIe Gen 5, and more. Designed to empower gamers, creators, and enthusiasts alike, Raptor Lake features incredible core and thread counts. There's even an uplift in...
  19. qbazdz

    Random reboot on old PC - what is dying?

    Hi, Wonder if anyone else encountered a similar problem and can speed up my troubleshooting please. I've got an older PC (~10y old) with custom WC setup so a bit harder to strip down. I had a replacement PSU from Corsair under warranty back in 2016 and since then the PC had had very occasional...
  20. Gibbo


    Hi there INTEL Raptor Lake is now available to pre-order, our pricing is very good. :) https://www.overclockers.co.uk/pc-components/processors/intel-processors/socket-1700-raptor-lake
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