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Q: PC Build


If someone has a second to look at spec for new pc.It is based on a tight budget

Any suggestions welcomeI
Component Spec Supplier Cost per Unit

Case HAF 912 Plus MId Tower Komplett 74.00
Motherboard CPU Bundle Asus Intel Ultimate Bundle (Includes P6X58D-E Motherboard & Core i7-930 2.8GHz Processor) Dabb 456.00

Video Card (pci-express) ASUS ENGT430/DI/1GD3(LP) - Graphics adapter - GF Komplett 79.00

Sound Card

Fan 230mm 20.00

Fan 230mm 20.00

Power Supply Cooler Master Elite Power RS-400-PSAP-J3 - Power Komplett 40.00

Hard disk I terabyte Ebay 30.00

Therma Paste

Motherboard standoffs

Total 645.00

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Preferred Solution: PC Build

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A: PC Build

Probably want a more powerful power supply in the future if
you plan on doing any upgrades.
Motherboard mounting hardware usually comes with the case,
so you shouldn't have to buy that.
I don't see memory or a DVD drive in your list.
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A:win 10 pro build 10240 hasn't received the November update build 1511

RE : I downloaded the most recent iso from the media creation tool but I don't have an option to mount it from the right click menu.

Did you burn the iso to a bootable media, then insert the media to the computer ?
If that was what you did, then you would NOT see the Mount option.
Instead, you would see the Setup option. Use that to start the installation.
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Would I have any problems if I install the icon pack?


A:Can I install Icon Packs designed for Build 7600 on to Build 7601?

You can normally install icons anywhere you like, on any machine or system which uses them, they are merely small graphics of various types. Unless the "Icon-pack" is using software to install something else, ( in which case be careful what it does), you can install it anywhere.

Some "Icon-packs" make extensive changes to system files, are dependent on the system to which they are installed, and best avoided.

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A:why my windows mobile 10 build has transformed to an insider preview build

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Yesterday i updated my phone to wat supposed to be anniversary update .i was surprised that my windows build had vecome an insider preview build which in the past i downgraded my phone to version 8.1 then updated to windows 10 original to get away from the insider question is why ot came back and how to prevent it from coming back in the future Go to settings - Info and check build version.
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A:Solved: New computer build work with old build's Windows 7 Disc?

It won't activate and you will end up in Safe Mode permanently. One machne = one license. You need to buy another full version. But you can do it if you don't use 7 on the old machine. You will just have to activate by phone and explain. Then if you go online with both, one will deactivate and go to Safe Mode.
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Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums

Mount the ISO file, run setup.exe from the fake DVD drive created by mounting the ISO file.
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I don't want to download an ISO and clean install - I'd like to get the insider updates through
the standard update process.

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A:build 11102 will not download latest build 14271

Try this - worked for me in a similar situation.

I deleted all folders in the software distribution folder, selected to leave Insider Program from updates menu, rebooted, rejoined Program and then it found the updates. Try just deleting folders first and checking for updates. That works for some but did not for me (it was the leaving and rejoining that seemed to do the trick).

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A:new PC build. first time build. no signal to monitor

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A:Can I Update Win 7 From Build To Build Without Format

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Where Do I get new builds?

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A:C2D Build: About to order my first ever build, advice please

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A:Stuck on Insider build 14342 (Version 1511 OS Build 14342.1002)

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The issue I see: your mobo supports "ONLY" 4th gen CPU and your CPU of choice is a 5th gen (gen=generation). Even though the mobo is socket 1150, same as CPU, there may bay some firmware incompatibilities. Not sure if there is a BIOS update for the mobo to support 5th gen CPU's, which I doubt it does.

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A:New PC build

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A:New PC Build

That's going to be a real issue, your budget for a gaming system. As gaming rigs use high end quality components.....and those are not cheap. This is because of the loads/demands that the games have these days so you need superior/high quality hardware.
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A:Need some help with new build

Hello and welcome to Techspot!

If you are determined to build a system around an AGP card, then I'd recommend this board to you:

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A:Another build!

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A:New AMD build, tell me what you think.

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A:My first build... tell me what you think

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Quote: Originally Posted by Just married

I found a web site, Build a NAS Device With an Old PC and Free Software -

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A:NEED HELP w/new build

Did you check to make sure that themobo is not being shorted by some metal in the case?
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A:About a new build.

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A:Build for my mom

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A:First build, what GPU?

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A:First build, what to buy?

Check out some of the existing threads. There's probably at least one per day looking for build advice, they have good info in them.

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A:my first build

Lets see...

Get one GeForce 8800GT instead of two 8600GTs in SLI. You will get better performance with one 8800GT. They run at about $270 on NewEgg.

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A:Pc build

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Mine usually takes the length of time it takes me to draw the curtains in the morning. Have you gone through the BIOS settings to see if theres any optimisations you can do? I assume AHCI is enabled.
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Those look like some excellent choices for a budget level gaming machine!

I see no problems at all. Wait and see what some other say as well.
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A:need help with new build

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A:New build

Your "stuff" is compatible, but...
any hardware defect can cause the problem... memory, video card... as you know.
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A:First PC build

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A:First build!

Making this quick now: Get a case with a bit better airflow. 125W CPUs generate quite much heat. Antec 300 Might also want to take this PSU on a 20 $ discount with it: (uh-oh, deal ends 25th)
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A:First PC build

I'm assuming you've just put the parts in place. The next step is installing the OS. You need not tinker around with the BIOS unless you specifically need to change any options such as setting the HDD mode to AHCI for SATA drives, setting default video to PCI-E in case of a discrete GPU, etc.

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A:My build

I'd start with a better system with a newer cpu. I don't know about the upgrade options you'd have with an emachine, but you may be disappointed.
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I also need to get a TV for this comp. Need a TV and not a monitor due to lack of space. Ive got about 500 to spend on the TV but have no idea what to get. Any suggestions?

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I'm not a gamer, but might be in the future.

The prices are about the same ( within $100 - to pay to have the bare bones one put together and get OS) but I think it has better components and the case seems to be better suited to upgrades.

Any advice greatly appreciated.

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