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Comment reply on Forum Topic "New monitor needed for new build"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Agreed! Especially when going from 27" to 24". Thank you again!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "New monitor needed for new build"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Appreciate the input! Right now looking at some VA with 144hz low response time, Freesync, Displayport, and Vesa mount with curved monitor. The AOC and 23.5 Samsung with QLED are both mighty tempting

Comment reply on Forum Topic "New monitor needed for new build"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! Do you think a curved monitor will make that much of a difference with the ppi? I'd prefer to stick to 1080p and eventually (years down the line) upgrade my build for 1440p.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "New monitor needed for new build"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for the link! Seems good except I need something with VESA mounting. Vivo makes a tall stand that I would maybe put this on to mount if possible. I wasn't too impressed by some of the Viewsonic models.

Here are several I've narrowed my search down to: AOC C27G1 27" Curved Frameless Gaming Monitor FHD 1920x1080, 1800R, VA 1ms MPRT, 144Hz, FreeSync, DisplayPort/HDMI/VGA, Height Adjustable, VESA https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07GD5XG5G/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_XLLRCbW066Y4W

ASUS ROG Strix 27” Curved Gaming Monitor Full HD 1080p 144Hz DP HDMI DVI Fully Adjustable Function w/ Industry leading 3 years warranty (XG27VQ) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074PJJWHB/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_nNLRCb82W4VVP

Samsung LC27FG73FQNXZA CFG73 Series 27” Curved Gaming Monitor https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071GRBWG6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_INLRCbYXR9ARX

VIOTEK GN27DW 27-Inch Curved Gaming Monitor, 1440p 144Hz Samsung VA Panel, FreeSync GamePlus FPS/RTS – VESA (White) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07H8MQ2Y1/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_1NLRCbAEVAX54

For good measure, here is the stand I intend to mount the monitor on:

VIVO Extra Tall Single LCD Computer Monitor Free-Standing Adjustable Desk Stand for One Screen 13" to 27" (STAND-V011H) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073ZNHRS5/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_pOLRCb9B4FJE4

Realistically, I'd want to use a TV mount for the monitor but the screw holes don't line up so the monitor will be on an extra dining room chair :-/. Just wanted to see if anyone can vouch for these

Comment reply on Forum Topic "New monitor needed for first build in living room setup"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Also, was looking and saw that I would have to turn down settings if I went 1440P but could play a decent amount of games on 1080p with ultra settings. I mostly play online FPS and some RTS Games (Total War, Apex, Insurgency Sandstorm, Heroes and Generals). Is there anyone who can attest to the differences between these two monitors?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No display"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you again! When I get more than 5 minutes to myself I will try and post pics with a shout out to you for sure!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No display"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

You were right! Also I am an idiot. There was an 8 pin cable in the PSU case that I overlooked. Installing wi does as we speak :-). If I could kiss you I would. Thank you!!!!!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No display"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm just surprised they didn't package a second power cord with the GPU. I guess it depends on the setup

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No display"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! If that's the one thing I'm missing I will be incredibly grateful. Going to try to go to best buy (not patient enough for amazon) later, grab one and troubleshoot it

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No display"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

It confused me because the GPU still gets power from being placed into the card slot. Didn't think I'd need another connector. Oy vey!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No display"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! I'll see if I can get one from Amazon. Actually, I am close to a Best Buy, so maybe I could run there to get one?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No display"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

It has a power connector up top but I didn't plug anything in there. I didn't see a wire for that. I have a hunch that may be it but being my PSU is semi-modular I didn't see another plug for it. I'll check when I get home later. Would I probably have to buy a wire for it? The 580 still powers on. Also, the teeth I saw that looks broken is actually how all GPU's come so that' ruled out. I'll double check connections later

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No display"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! I read up on some of those and have been trying step-by-step troubleshooting. So far ruled out several possibilities. I got really stressed out and working full time with a family doesn't leave much time to do so

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Add Ryzen 2600X or stick with 2600?"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you again for both suggestions! I'd rather put the $20 towards the 2600x than lights on ram

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Add Ryzen 2600X or stick with 2600?"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

I also noticed you suggested a different PSU. Is there anything the Seasonic offers over the Corsair? I originally had an older Seasonic PSU in there

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Add Ryzen 2600X or stick with 2600?"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Absolutely open to suggestions. I checked best buy online and they are sold out of the 2600x for now. He guy told me to keep calling and bugging them to check in lol. It would be awesome to get it st that price, but even if I have to pay some more, like you said I'm getting he better fan and CPU

I noticed that they were the other day. Would it make a difference buying the 2x8 kit in your opinion? As tacky as it may sound, I am leaning towards RGB Ram. Otherwise I'll end up getting an RGB magnetic kit from Amazon for about $15 so it seemed logical if I'm going to pay that much for lighting it may as well be in the ram. Specifically the Corsair Vengeance RGB really caught my eye.

I appreciate the heads up on the storage as well. I was suggested those by another member and they suggested one ssd for OS and some games with other ssd used just for games and extras but the 500gb for less money makes total sense. Thank you!

Comment reply on RasmusT's Completed Build: Small but powerful gaming rig! Kolink Rocket

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Any issues with getting the RAM to run at the 3000mhz speed?

Comment reply on jmpalma's Completed Build: Freeze! Don't move! - Overwatch Themed Build | AMD Ryzen 5 RTX 2060

  • 9 months ago
  • 2 points

Thank you so much and great job on the build!

Comment reply on Bon777's Completed Build: My 1st build

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Any issues with the Corsair Vengeance and the RGB? I have the same MOBO but with a 2600 and can't decide between that, the Vengeance LPX, Non Pro RGB Corsair and hyperX Predator with this MOBO but cannot find a solid answer on which would work

Comment reply on jmpalma's Completed Build: Freeze! Don't move! - Overwatch Themed Build | AMD Ryzen 5 RTX 2060

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

No harm done! Did you have any issues trying to get the RGB control to work? I am putting together a ryzen 5 2600 mini itx build wit han ASRock Mobo and no other RGB lighting

Comment reply on jmpalma's Completed Build: Freeze! Don't move! - Overwatch Themed Build | AMD Ryzen 5 RTX 2060

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Is yours the regular vengeance or a different model? I have the white lpx listed in my build and don't see anything about lighting.

Comment reply on jmpalma's Completed Build: Freeze! Don't move! - Overwatch Themed Build | AMD Ryzen 5 RTX 2060

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Does the Corsair Vengeance RAM light up white by default? That looks spectacular!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Update on the Peltast Build- RAM dilemma"

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Found this after finding 3200 compatible RAM. If I am going to spend the extra dough to get the 3200, I would like it to run at that speed: https://pcpartpicker.com/product/XHprxr/patriot-viper-rgb-16gb-2-x-8gb-ddr4-3200-memory-pvr416g320c6k

It's more expensive than the others but if the manufacturer has tested it and it has ran at the advertised speed (or tweaking the speed in the BIOS) then I'd much rather have that assurance

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Update on the Peltast Build- RAM dilemma"

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! Also, I'm trying to learn how to clock memory. If I wanted the ram to run at 3000mhz which seems to be a sweet spot for ryzen setup,do you think it would be better to have the 3200mhz and clock to 3000mhz or get the 3000mhz and clock it to 3000mhz. System will b uses to gaming but I don't want to push it hard all the time. Games such as Insurgency Sandstorm, Escape from Tarkov, Rome 2, and some others.

Comment reply on andraflandra's Completed Build: Ascending my Girlfriend from a couch-laptop setup to a full-blown PC master race battlestation!

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Have you had any issues with the RAM? Building a 2600 and am deciding between 3200 and 3000 (ready to gouge my eyes out)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$700ish build. USA. Unsure about case"

  • 9 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you, sir!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Best quality video cards for $160-260?"

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

I was researching and found this helpful! Thank you! It's such a PITA to find the 570's/580's. I'm scouring trying to find them and yes, no thanks to the Coin Miners for the short supply. I might bite the bullet and go with a 1060 6GB. I'm pairing it with a g4560.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$500-ish gaming build- The NightHawk"

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

Also, was going back and forth between the MSI Rx570 Gaming X and Armor 4GB OC. I know there are some more OC options with the Gaming X, but is there a significant difference between the two?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$500-ish gaming build- The NightHawk"

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

I switched out the SSD. There aren't any reviews from this site, but that benchmark review was pretty helpful. Appreciate it!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 30 months ago
  • 1 point

One last question, MisterJ. If I were to switch out that MOBO with the Mortar version, would that make much of a difference? I also read that having two sticks of memory with the Mortar helps with processing speed with games. Any idea if that is the same with the PRO-VD MOBO you have on your parts list?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

This is 85% what I will most likely go with https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mgZzd6

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! I appreciate your help and input! :-)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't know too many people who have Windows 10. Would it be possible to install from the Assistive Technologies Free Download, or would I have to have a previous version of Windows already installed?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! The original case I wanted would probably make things too snug, especially the motherboard, I presume?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

I dig it! You'd recommend the RX 570 4gb armor over the Sapphire?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Which CPU would you suggest? Same with the PSU and RAM. I got the PSU recommendation from someone on here along with the RAM and have been browsing for 8gb RAM when I've had a few spare minutes and so far no dice

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Modified the builds a little bit to include Windows 10 and a Wired Network Connection. I went with wired because it will be right next to my wireless router that my PS4 is connected to. They won't be on at the same time so there won't be any interference. Please let me know what you guys think. I know it's over budget, but I forgot to include the OS and a network adapter. Any suggestions would be great.

LostElement,

I found a mini case made by Thermaltake that comes with a $20 mail-in rebate. I could easily go with the other tower in your build to stay within budget range.

HERE IT IS: https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Phoenix500/saved/k8YFTW

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Also, reading reviews of the Rosewill case and it's stating that the fan interferes with an optical drive. I'd need an optical drive on install Windows 10. At this point, I'm mixing between what you and LostElement both posted as the most realistic build that I would be willing to do. The ThermalCase he posted was something that interested me as well to help with cooling. The RX570 4GB with everything else would definitely be something I would want to do. At this point, if I have to go with the optical drive, I'd rather spend a little extra on 16gb of RAM and go with HDD storage eventually

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Is it SSD or HDD that allows for faster boots? Or does that depend on what you are saving where, IE: OS and a few games saved on HDD which opens up memory for performance on the SSD

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

I'll probably get more RAM (16gb) only because I'll probably upgrade it eventually. Might as well do it right

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Dude Thank you!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

In your opinion, would you say the Radeon cards are on par with the Nvidia equivalents? I've always leaned more towards Nvidia

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

This also may be another crazy/dumb question, but is it at all possible to get this type of performance for around $300-$400? I forgot to mention I already have an hdmi monitor, mouse, keyboard, and speakers. Again, might be a dumb question but I feel comfortable asking here. I really appreciate the help. Thank you again, LostElement!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

A medium tower will do. I especially like the airflow-emphatic one you prescribed.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

I was actually looking more for a mini case since this will probably be going next to my ps4/ entertainment center. Any recommendations? If the taller towers help it breathe better, then that might be better overall to preserve and protect the parts as well as leaving room for future upgrades

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! Definitely don't want to cheap out on that. As per the tower, that is dependent on the parts, so a mini tower probably wouldn't work with this setup?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

PSU is Power Supply correct? I'm still pretty new to builds

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! Yes that one is a big question mark, but I'll probably get it for PS4 so it gets the sweet surround sound treatment

Comment reply on Forum Topic "High Performance with a budget around $500- Possible?"

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you, Rainbow6Sheep! Would you say Windows 10 Home 64 Bit would be a good choice or would the Pro be better for Gaming? I've been seeing a mixed bag for both

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