1. StumpyJake

    I need some help choosing memory

    Hi everyone. I need some help or advice. I haven't built a system in a while and have slowly got most of the components together to build a new Ryzen system. Basic details are: Ryzen 7 5800X3D Processor Gigabyte X570S Aorus Elite AX Motherboard I'm struggling with memory choice. This is...
  2. Nayab

    Newbie to overclocking

    Hello everyone and thank you for having more knowledge than myself. I would be very grateful for some advice on what to try next, and now that prices have dropped on upgrade parts, I am happy to spend a little bit of cash on improvements. Please talk to me in small words, like you would to a...
  3. Drewfus

    M2 Drive For Gigabyte Gaming 7 Z170x

    Hello, Im looking to buy an M.2 PCIe NVMe drive for my PC but after reviewing the compatible M.2 drives from the Qualified Vendors List all the availbe drives seem to be discontinued. I have very little knowledge on M.2 drives and im hoping to find a drive with backwards compatibility for my...
  4. Almuric

    Back in the Game

    Hi Everyone After many years of not building PCs I have chosen maybe the most difficult time possible to put together my dream HTPC/gaming machine. Aiming for quiet while streaming but 4K noisy gaming when I get the time to play. Wish me Luck!
  5. Craig Cumberton

    CGI Animation PC setup for a newbie

    Hi everyone! Completely new to the whole PC thing, haven’t a clue what means what so I basically have no knowledge on what I need. I’ve been learning CGI animation using Blender on my basic Dell laptop. Very very slow, crashes whenever I try to render an image. But it’s something I still want...
  6. HodkiBeats

    Upgrade Advice (First time upgrading)

    PC Specs - CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-6400 Processor GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series Motherboard: ASUS Z170-P Installed RAM: Corsair 8GB DDR4 Vengeance LPX 2133MHz Memory Kit 2x 4GB PSU: Corsair CX430 Cooling: Intel DV12v 0.17a Storage: 1TB HHD I am completely new to upgrading and I don't have great...
  7. Mrpiper1980

    New to watercooling - Some advice please!

    Hey all, I'm just on the dive board about to jump into the water but need some advice first and hoping you dudes could help... I've got my main components on the way: Lian Li/EK O11D vertical-side Distro-Plate G1– Incl. Pump EK-Velocity D-RGB CPU Water Block Bykski N-GV3090GMOC-X Block for...
  8. pettersuk

    Gaming pc build up

    After a 5 year break (due job change) I decided to get/build a gaming pc BUT, because of lack of expertise I’ll need a hand from you guys. • At the moment I’m looking around 800£ to spend. • Not an issue about second hand parts (monitor) • Need suggestions if will be better to buy it in parts or...
  9. MadCal

    Advice on upgrading case and cooling system help. newbie

    Hi all. I'm wanting to change the cosmetics of my case to a nice "white" look. I've checked out a few cases, mainly by the looks and a few AIO systems, too. The problem is, I'm not very clued up with compatibility, fittings and such. If anyone has the time, i'd really love to be able to discuss...
  10. Michael Selwood

    Advice on upgrading from GTX 1060 (6GB) for Cyberpunk 2077.

    Hello there, After playing for an hour or so this morning, Cyberpunk now consistantly crashes. I'm betting its the outdated graphics card from 3 years ago, along with the below minimum 6GB of memory. I have browsed through some more up to date graphics cards, but got a bit confused. I am...
  11. BobRoss19

    Newbie wanting to build first gaming pc £1500

    Hey hope someone sees this message. I'm looking to buy and build my first gaming pc, I have no knowledge on pc's so looking for advice. I have a budget of around £1500-£1700 ish and thought with black friday and cyber Monday, nows the best time. Any help is greatly appreciated.
  12. BobRoss19

    Newbie wanting to build first gaming pc £1500

    Hey hope someone sees this message. I'm looking to buy and build my first gaming pc, I have no knowledge on pc's so looking for advice. I have a budget of around £1500-£1700 ish and thought with black friday and cyber Monday, nows the best time. Any help is greatly appreciated.
  13. Mr_Gamesmith

    Getting the most out of my hardware...

    Evening all! So I recently received a custom rig as a gift from my wife from Overclockers and it's honestly been fantastic, i could not fault it. However over the last couple of months it seems to have... slowed down/started to struggle. Occasionally I'll have graphical hiccups when i...
  14. terence117

    console gamer new to pc gaming

    hi guys like the title says I've been a console gamer all my life has a PC when i was in school played the odd game on it like age of empires and stuff like that but i recently in June decided to go the PC road and bought my self a pre-built PC and was just wondering when I go to upgrade it what...
  15. Ben1991

    Newbie PC Build Info For Editing

    Hi all, Firstly, apologies as I know there are a lot of different posts regarding new builds on these forums and I have read quite a few but I couldn't find specifically what I needed so here it goes... I've never built a PC before but I have worked on them all throughout my various jobs so...
  16. mathsgrinds

    Need a little boost

    Hi guys, I'm new to the upgrading world, I normally just buy a new PC every few years. My computer is not super fast but good enough for the games I normally play (low end indie games) however there is some newer games I want to play. What do you think would be the best/cheapest upgrade I could...
  17. Doug grigg

    Looking to upgrade current set-up advice please.

    Heya, I bought a custom PC from OCUK a couple years ago... starting to sound like a helicopter and all temps are slowly going past 70 degrees Celsius. This is why I'm looking to upgrade... my current specs are: Asus Strix X99 Gaming Intel X99 (Socket 2011) DDR4 ATX Motherboard Intel i7-6800K...
  18. Scooby London

    Recommendations for a non-gaming PC - newbie

    I've been out of the loop for quite some time (over 15 years) and looking to put together a new desktop for general work and light photoshop (hobby). Budget is around £1400 and I already have 2 screens which I intend to keep, Dell UltraSharp U2515H (2560 x 1440) As I'm not interested in a...
  19. Yella Fella

    FAQ/marketplace not working

    Hey all, it’s been awhile since I’ve built a PC so I’m back to get some advice. However for some reason a lot is locked out for me. I can’t see a marketplace/for sales section and clicking on the FAQ here just takes me to my profile account. I can’t see any of the contact overclockers customer...
  20. IceCream

    Helloooo all!

    I’m a complete newbie here interested in the state of our beautiful planet’s health. And positivity.
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