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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST H100i RGB not discovered, wiring?

    Was assuming that went directly into a USB header on the mobo? Hope not really really dont want to undo the tidy wiring. Here you go Case COOLERMASTER MASTERCASE H500 ARGB GAMING CASE Processor (CPU) AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Six Core CPU (3.7GHz-4.6GHz/35MB CACHE/AM4) Motherboard ASUS® STRIX...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST H100i RGB not discovered, wiring?

    Hi All Got my new machine, all working great except that the AIO is not being recognised by iCUE, I am getting a Rainbow wave on the fans and the pump but I cannot control them, mobo, ram, keyboard etc is picked up ok. It's not the end of the world but when the rest of the lighting in the case...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST New machine finally on it's way!

    Hi all New pc is finally dispatched and arriving tomorrow! Thanks for the help and advice on my spec. Particularly @Nursemorph & @AgentCooper Was concerned i should have switched to a 6800 but hopefully won't be disappointed with 3070. Was surprised (and slightly concerned) how quickly it...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST PC hanging but not during gaming???

    @Nursemorph & @ubuysa that's the thing, I've worked in Software for 15 years, Norton will struggle to shake off their old rep and rightly so; their software historically was criminally resource hungry, but their new products are much better and slowly being recognised. P.s. I don't work for...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST PC hanging but not during gaming???

    Thanks all, definitely will try it without 3rd party AV, and will be doing a clean install. Not sure i would drop Norton tbh, and Norton results for 360 are very good.
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST PC hanging but not during gaming???

    No was running AVG, recently using Norton, new products are very good and I get them free through work. been happening with either installed so doubt it’s AV related.
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST PC hanging but not during gaming???

    Hi Bit of an odd one, for the past year my PC has been intermittently hanging but doesn't seem to happen when gaming, I can play WoW for hours with no issues then when browsing it will hang, sometimes happens within minutes sometimes will last an hour. I often turn on WoW and alt-tab to browse...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 3070 gaming build, advice on spec pls - new thread pls do not merge

    :ROFLMAO:
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 3070 gaming build, advice on spec pls - new thread pls do not merge

    so include the light strip? :D
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 3070 gaming build, advice on spec pls - new thread pls do not merge

    Never had rgb in the past but fancy it this time, but RGB on the CPU, RAM and case fans, is a light strip overkill? dont want a night club in the case, just some nice lighting
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 3070 gaming build, advice on spec pls - new thread pls do not merge

    argh @AgentCooper was hoping to keep the cost down but now i want that
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 3070 gaming build, advice on spec pls - new thread pls do not merge

    ok thanks @Nursemorph , I'll stick with the H500, re. the cooler if the frostflow is going to be similar performance and noise i'll prob go for the frostflow. Reviews online for the Coolermaster suggest it can be quite noisy. Very tempted by the CORSAIR H100X /W QUIET FANS but quite expensive.
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 3070 gaming build, advice on spec pls - new thread pls do not merge

    H100i admittedly very good but seems a tad overkill and was hoping to not drop 100 on a cooler if i didnt have to. How does the PCS frostflow 240 compare in performance and volume? Also considering switching the COOLERMASTER MASTERCASE H500 for the NZXT H511, any suggestions on which is better...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 3070 gaming build, advice on spec pls - new thread pls do not merge

    thanks both, in that case, 750 RMx is fine, any suggestions for CPU cooler? i want decent performance (won't be overclocking) but keen on keeping the noise down.
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 3070 gaming build, advice on spec pls - new thread pls do not merge

    Hi All Might be a bit soon for this but wondering if you have any suggestions regarding the CPU cooler for the 5600X and is 650w enough? this is the current spec, which will be swapped for 3070 & 5600X. https://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/saved-configurations/amd-am4-gen3-pc/yQhyrGhxaE/ praying...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Modem for my Deco M9+ mesh?

    ISP is See the light. its a new build house and they are one of a small selection of providers. To be fair they have been very supportive and the speeds are great, the WiFi from the router was shocking and I got a d3cent deal on the deco mesh through work. looked at wifi6 routers but looking at...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Modem for my Deco M9+ mesh?

    Hi, Not sure if this is the right forum for this, hopefully is. I've got a TP-link M9 Plus Mesh FTTP setup and was originally using it in router mode but kept getting Double NAT on my xbox. I contacted my ISP and they've told me that the router they supply does not support bridge mode. So I am...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 3070 gaming build, advice on spec pls - new thread pls do not merge

    Thanks @Nursemorph Realised my SSD is 1TB, so will change the primary from a 1TB to the EVO 500GB M2 for the OS and my existing 1TB for games. Suggestions all make sense, will adjust to those. Comes out at just under £1500 which is great. Will i need any extra case fans? Assume the 3600XT will...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 3070 gaming build, advice on spec pls - new thread pls do not merge

    Hi All Posted on here a couple of times, was going to order a while back but decided to wait till the new nvidia cards have been released on everyone's advice (the wait is killing me!) Last thread got merged into an old unrelated thread please do not merge This is the spec I've put together...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST budget gaming pc advice pls

    Thanks Nurse, makes sense I’m running 8gb myself not had much problem but get your point. Bit out of his budget at the mo. doing mine once new hardware comes soon, will be back asking for more advice. :)
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