Hi everyone, I'm new to overclocking and since I'm not that sure of what I've done, I thought it'd be good to ask. I have a Ryzen 5 1600 with a stock cooler and a Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming motherboard,and I overclocked the cpu from 3.2ghz to 3.7ghz. My motherboard's BIOS didn't have the option to set the voltage directly (the VCore option I saw other MOBOS have), so I had to set … [Read more...] about Help with overclock in Ryzen 5 1600
kanewolf said: It is a 10 core, 3Ghz base, 140W CPU with a quad channel memory controller. It has 40 PCIe lanes. It is a beefy CPU if you do rendering or other heavily threaded processing. It won't be as fast as a higher clocked newer i7 for gaming. I've got a large case, a 750w power supply and a corsair H100i spare. What intel chipset + CPU would you … [Read more...] about i7 6950X gifted and need some opinions on a cpu set up
Elf_KnightDec 13, 2018, 9:58 PM I currently have a laptop with a 940mx gpu and it is horrible. I found a laptop on ebay that has an i7 (probably only dual core), 16gb of ram and a 970mx gpu for only £400 which is in my budget. Otherwise I was going to build a gaming PC instead for that money such as a Ryzen 3 rx 570 (used) or i5 3330 gtx 1060 (used). Should I build a … [Read more...] about Would it be worth it to buy a gaming laptop with a 970mx GPU in 2018-2019?
What resolution and refresh rate of monitor are you planning to run. That's what probably makes the determination here. More FPS isn't necessarily an essential factor, or even desirable, depending on what kind of display and settings you plan to run and what TYPES of games you plan to play. … [Read more...] about i7 8700k or i7 9700k?
Try to keep positive pressure in your case...meaning more air coming in than going out. Adding more exhausts without adding more intakes won't do much good, if any. You might consider replacing the stock fans with better fans if you have a little money to spend, otherwise make sure your cable management in the case is good...you'd be surprised how much airflow a few stray … [Read more...] about 460x best fan setup?