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Comment reply on zMadButcherz's Completed Build: Budget Office Computer

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

I just kept it at 2666

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Curious on why my pc is performing worse than my laptop."

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Ya my brain swapped some sides around, sorry about that. Was a couple cups of coffee short the other day.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Curious on why my pc is performing worse than my laptop."

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

The FX is not better, not even close. CPU is almost certainly the issue.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "My first build! Not getting expected FPS PLEASE HELP!"

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

CPU is most likely the problem, FX was bad when it launched and in newer CPU heavy games it is worthless.

Comment reply on zMadButcherz's Completed Build: Budget Office Computer

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Glad it was helpful, it has two on the front of the case and they work at rated USB 3.0 speeds.

Comment reply on zMadButcherz's Completed Build: Budget Office Computer

  • 5 months ago
  • 3 points

Ya it certainly could. The client is a 70 year old woman though so I doubt she is fragging out on CS:GO during lunch break :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help w/ dislocated heatsink on circa 2003 motherboard"

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

I have used a thick thermal paste to repair heatsinks on some older hardware and I haven't had any problems with them yet. I would give that a try.

Comment reply on XstrolitePC's Completed Build: Panda

  • 5 months ago
  • 2 points

CPU clock 50 GHZ!!!!!

Comment reply on TunaAlien's Completed Build: First PC ever - The SuperBox (SFF)

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build, SFF is always a challenge but when done well ( like this one ) they are unmatched in beauty.

Comment reply on zMadButcherz's Completed Build: Pink Tornado

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

Yep

Comment reply on alexxx666's Completed Build: Project Budget Gamer (for customer)

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

Motherboard should be fine as long as it gets some airflow over it. I would try messing with RAM speed as 2400 is kind of slow for Ryzen but overall not a bad budget build.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No Post Beep / No Video - Modest Intel Build"

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

What does the 5 beeps mean if you look it up. That should provide some clarity

Comment reply on FantasmoEDM's Completed Build: My First Build

  • 6 months ago
  • 2 points

Frame drops are most likely from the CPU, Ryzen would be a worth upgrade in the future.

Comment reply on Neonphantom's Completed Build: First build

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Your friend is correct but hopefully with enough airflow things will get to an acceptable level. Good luck.

Comment reply on Neonphantom's Completed Build: First build

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Glad you had some success. One last thing I thought of last night was when you repasted your GPU maybe one of the thermal pads fell off. Just a thought.

Comment reply on Neonphantom's Completed Build: First build

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Ya troubleshooting can be quite daunting when you first start out but once you can narrow down the issue it becomes much easier to fix.

Comment reply on Neonphantom's Completed Build: First build

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

CPUIDs Hardware Monitor will tell you temps and voltage for all PC components. This should help you narrow down the issue.

Comment reply on Neonphantom's Completed Build: First build

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

If it is VRM thermal throttling try hooking up a fan and pointing it at the VRMs. This should help keep things cooler. If your CPU is thermal throttling then the cooler may be improperly seated or thermal paste is not spread correctly. Pull off the cpu cooler block and use isopropil alcohol on a Q-Tip to clean the paste off the cpu and the cooler block. Apply a pea sized dot of paste to the center of the CPU and put the cooler block back on. Put the retaining screws on and titen them in a criss cross pattern like you would a car tire but don't titen all at once. I usually make three trips around before reaching full titeness . Make sure the pump and fans are plugged in to the correct headers then turn on the PC. Lay your hand on the CPU block with the computer running and feel for vibration, this will let you know if the pump is running. Check your thermals with something like Intel XTU or OCCT and if they are in check I would run a 1 hour stress test to insure everything is working correctly.

Comment reply on Neonphantom's Completed Build: First build

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Drivers or VRM thermal throttling would be my guess for stuttering. Worth looking into.

Comment reply on Merlac's Completed Build: Apple Birch (for parents)

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks CLEAN, good job.

Comment reply on alifeoffgrid's Completed Build: XEON ITX Gaming / Mining "Johnny McHeatwave"

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Ya the thin aluminum is easy to cut but in my experience don't go too fast or the heat will cause a little bit of warping in the metal. I use mesh like you would by for a screen door or window and it works good. Keeps some dust and larger debris out while allowing plenty of air to pass.

Comment reply on alifeoffgrid's Completed Build: XEON ITX Gaming / Mining "Johnny McHeatwave"

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Could dremel some holes in it and put some mesh behind them to improve temps. I have done it on a few cases. Just make sure to trace the holes good and take your time.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Dark Rock 4, NOT Pro, sufficient for overclocking i7 9700k?"

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Either should be sufficient as long as your case has good enough airflow to supply the cool air. Noctua nh-u12a would be a good choice as well and it isn't huge.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Dark rock tf leaking oil?"

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Why not just replace the bad fan?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How do I know how much cooling I'll need for my comp build?..."

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

The 660p is a great drive arguabley the best bang for the buck drive on the marked.

Comment reply on TaliaTwist's Completed Build: TaliaTwist's Rainbow PC Build

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Seeing the cooler hurt my very soul. Grab a nice noctua cooler.

Comment reply on CreatiVastARTS's Completed Build: Storm Eclipse Fury (Mid-2019)

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

How are the temps under load with the noctua?

Comment reply on colbaltx's Completed Build: SM560 - 9900K + 2080 ti

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

How are temps?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Quality of stock case fans on the Phanteks P400?"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

2 140s at the front and one exhaust 120 is a good start. If you decide to not keep the phanteks ones I highly recommend anything made by noctua.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Quality of stock case fans on the Phanteks P400?"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Most Phanteks fans are pretty good. I have used a combination of the stock fans and a couple aftermarket ones on my last 5 builds and I have no complaints. They aren't perfect fans but they are not trash.

Comment reply on Vinyl_Scratch_'s Completed Build: Project Rofi - The Girlfriend Build

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

This thing is CLEAN. Nice job on all the custom work!

Comment reply on zMadButcherz's Completed Build: Butcher 3.2

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Ya, Only time integrated graphics would be nice is if you had to troubleshoot the graphics card but I have access to multiple cards so not really needed for me.

Comment reply on zMadButcherz's Completed Build: Butcher 3.2

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, no sense in paying for a feature I will never use.

Comment reply on zMadButcherz's Completed Build: Butcher 3.2

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Not a huge amount of space for a custom loop but its possible. Im thinking about modding the front panel and PSU shroud so I can fit a 360mm rad and then opening up the front panel a bit more with a dremel once I settle on a design.

Comment reply on zMadButcherz's Completed Build: Butcher 3.2

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

I had it at 5.2 last night but only had time for about 50 minutes of stress testing and it was getting hot. Probably will be thermally limited unless I bump up to a 360mm rad. Realistically though anything much above 5Ghz will be unnoticeable for most uses. Maybe later down the line I will push it as far as I can but I turned it back to 5Ghz before bed and that's were it will stay for a while. How high did you get your 9900KF?

Comment reply on zMadButcherz's Completed Build: Butcher 3.2

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Ya it had to much pressure on it when it was sitting in the correct orientation unfortunately.

Comment reply on zMadButcherz's Completed Build: Butcher 3.2

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Ya they are hard to beat for the price!

Comment reply on Ivegottheforce's Completed Build: When user benchmark rates your laptop gpu as terrible

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

That should help things out quite a bit.

Comment reply on Ivegottheforce's Completed Build: When user benchmark rates your laptop gpu as terrible

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

This is budgeted very well. Your blower card might run a little warm but you can always put an aftermarket cooler on it if It gets too loud. Nice job!

Comment reply on japopin84's Completed Build: 2019 gaming rig

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Feature incoming!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "I found a computer by a dumpster and have no clue where to begin"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Storage id always worth saving if it works correctly.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Pc is going slow"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Background programs and windows update might be eating up resources. Virus scans use a lot of resources as well. How is your CPU temp, if the cooler has come loose you may be thermal throttling.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "To anyone having Ram issues"

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

Glad it worked.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "I7 6700k performance problems"

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

1.5V is too much. Try to keep it 1.4V at max for sustained use. Make sure to adjust load line calibration accordingly as you dial in your overclock to prevent voltage dips that cause crashes. Also what motherboard are you using and what are your VRM temps. Just because the CPU isn't throttling doesn't mean your board isn't. I would reset my CMOS battery and restart your overclocking attempts.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "To anyone having Ram issues"

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

DDR4 defaults to 2133, open your BIOS and select XMP profile 1 to get the advertised speeds.

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