/pcbg/ - PC Building General

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>Assemble a part list
https://pcpartpicker.com/
>Learn how to build a PC (You can find more detailed videos on YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69WFt6_dF8g [Embed]
>How to install older Windows with USB 3
https://pastebin.com/TUZvnmy1

If you want help
>State the budget & CURRENCY for your build
>List your uses - e.g. Gaming, Video Editing, VM Work
>For monitors, include purpose (e.g. photo editing, gaming) and graphics card pairing

Overclocking
>DON'T BUY AN 8000K CPU OR Z300 BOARD IF YOU AREN'T OVERCLOCKING
>Delid 8000K
>Use Precision Boost 2 offsets for Ryzen 2000X

CPUs
>R3 2200G - Bare minimum gaming (dGPU optional)
>R5 2400G - Consider if close to 2200G price
>R5 2600/X - Good gaming & multithreaded work use CPUs
>i7-8700K - Best for gaming, but most expensive platform & delid necessary
>R7 2700/X - Best mainstream high-end mixed usage
>Threadripper/used Xeon - VM Work / Streaming / Video editing

Motherboards
>Don't buy A320 (All Ryzen is unlocked)
>Only Z300 Intel boards can utilize memory over 2666MHz

RAM
>8GB - Enough for most gaming use
>16GB - Standard for heavy use
>32GB - Too much for most users
>2933MHz+ is ideal; 3200 CL14 is B-die

Storage
>StoreMI can make HDDs better
>Consider getting a larger SSD instead of SSD+HDD
>2TB HDDs are barely more $ than 1TB
>M.2 can be SATA or PCIe
>PCIe/NVMe for intensive use only

Video cards
>SLI and CrossFire are unadvisable
MSRP of common cards
>(GTX) 1050- $110, Ti- $140; 1060 3GB- $200, 6GB- $230; 1070- $380, Ti- $450; 1080- $500, Ti- $700
>(RX) 570 4GB- $170; 580 8GB- $230; Vega 56- $400; Vega 64- $500
1080p
>1050 Ti, 1060 3/6GB, or 570/580
>1070 or Vega 56 if you're looking for 100+ fps & have a CPU to match
1440p
>1070/Ti, 1080 or Vega 56/64
>1080 Ti if you're looking for 100+ fps & have a CPU to match
2160p
>1080 Ti

Monitors
>G-SYNC only with high budget/refresh rate
>Always consider FreeSync with RX cards
>PLAN YOUR BUILD AROUND YOUR MONITOR IF GAMING

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/bst/ - Battlestations Thread: Shit Portable Edition

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r8
h8
masturb8
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I just bought this. What should I do with it?
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Proper web anonymity

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How do I achieve it?

Figure it will be a good exercise to try.
>inb4 all I need is tor
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Desktop Thread

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new desktop/screenfetch thread
tty edition
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/ptg/ - Private Tracker General

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2d edition
>Not sure what private trackers are all about?
The mission of /ptg/ is to promote the highest possible standards of tracker service by providing members with opportunities for professional development, by recognizing technical competence through examinations and by advancing the interests of its members.

>Have a question?
- FAQ https://pastebin.com/thLgSkNE
- WIKI https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers
- PYRAMID https://i.imgur.com/0QoLttS.jpg
- TEN CURRY COMMANDMENTS https://pastebin.com/raw/dBbdE73M
- TEN NEON COMMANDMENTS https://pastebin.com/raw/Ud2pGYaE

Use >>>/g/ptg as a link to find the /ptg/ thread.

Remember the following:
>Staff never read these generals and have never posted here before
>This is not a thread for educational purposes. Ask for an invite for any tracker you desire
>Staff may not pretend to be normal users asking for invites. When you invite them nothing will happen

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could we ever travel to the nearest star to earth?
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Best ~$200 android?
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>was a loner in high school
>but was good with tech
>would jailbreak people's phones and build them PC's
>Chad invites me to his party
>eagerly go
>rent a tuxedo, top hat, and cane to look cool
>Chad tells me to get there early
>get there an hour before the party starts
>hey anon, can you set up the video projector and speakers
>s..sure
>he doesn't fucking help at all
>get it set up
>people start showing up
>hey anon, since you're so well dressed, do you mind mixing drinks and passing out snacks?
>s..sure thing chad
>spend the whole party making drinks and snacks

It's been 8 years and I'm still mad