CPU Upgrade

Forum discussion tagged with CPU Upgrade.
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    Question CPU & GPU upgrade for existing PC ?

    Hey guys! I'm thinking of upgrading my computer because it's been a while since i bought it and it's starting to struggle running newer games. I'm not an expert of components, so I'm here asking for your help! My setup is: CPU: Intel Core i5 4460 @ 3.2 GHz Haswell 22nm Technology RAM: 24,0 GB...
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    Question Upgrading new prebuilt need suggestions

    I want to upgrade a refurbished PC I bought with a new GPU and processor. Intel Quad Core i5 3.4GHz, 16GB RAM, 120GB SSD + 1TB 7200 RPM HDD, Windows 10, Nvidia GT1030 https://photos.app.goo.gl/YMkR45RaiGHrHYvF7 The motherboard is a Dell 0N4YC8. On the Dell website the computer identifies as...
  3. Whcrs21

    Question Most recent processor for Dell T3600 workstation

    Hi. I have a Dell Precision T3600 workstation. It has Intel Xeon E5 1650 3.20 Ghz on it now. And I would like to learn the most recent processor that suits for this machine? Can someomw help me? Thanks
  4. boredagain99

    [SOLVED] How to update BIOS

    I just bought a CPU my current CPU is i3-4150 now, I bought an i5-3570. I would like to know how to update BIOS? my BIOS Version/Date based on my System Information is American Megatrends Inc v1.4 2/20/2014. I'm just new from upgrading a PC.
  5. Question Is knowing the socket type sufficient to make a CPU upgrade?

    I currently have a Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2 Motherboard (LGA1151) with an i3-6098p processor. I wanted to upgrade the processor and was thinking of going for the i5-9400F which also has the same socket type (LGA1151). Now, is looking at the socket type sufficient here, or do I need to make sure...
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    Question Motherboard / CPU upgrade

    Hello Friends, I'd like to ask for your kind help what to chose for upgrade (I'm heavy into gaming, mostly action or strategy oriented games, not FPS) currently I have an I5-6600K cpu (Asrock Z140 PRO mb) with an 1071 Ti card. I'm now thinking about upgrading my motherboard to either...
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    [SOLVED] CPU Upgrade From 2600x to 3700x - Now Wont Boot

    Today I bought a new CPU in hopes to do a minor upgrade. Unfortunately, my PC will not boot when the new chip is in the AM4 socket. If I put the old CPU back in, the system boots fine and I can get into Windows. My PC: ASUS X470-F Gaming Motherboard (With the latest v5809 BIOS and...
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    Question System crash after cpu upgrade?

    I upgraded my Cpu and now i can baerly use my pc since it crashes after about 15min. Ive tried to reset windows but it crashes mid reset. Noticed today that my motherboard is an 8th gen motherboard and i have a 9th gen Cpu. Could this be the source of my issues? rog strix b360-f gaming Intel...
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    Question Is it worth upgrading from i7 4790k to Ryzen 5 5600X ?

    Currently I am running the following: i7 4790k OC to 5.2Ghz NZXT Kraken x62 16 GB of RAM (cannot remember speed...) GTX 1080 Ti FE Corsair RM650x Samsung 970 Evo (currently running in 1/3 of performance due to PCIe 2.0...) Asus Z97 - PRO GAMER I am thinking of upgrading to the following...
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    [SOLVED] New CPU/RAM or GPU for old machine?

    So I've been flip-flopping on this topic for a while now, I'm in a position where in the next few months I could either do a completely new pc build (but using my old HDDs/SSDs and graphics card) or buy a new graphics card. Which ever way I go, it will probably be another 6-12 months before the...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade advice for Dell Optiplex 9010 MT ?

    Hello Hope you are doing well and safe. I am looking forth for some good advice regarding upgrading if possible any parts in my prebuild setup as below to max out the best possible performance at a minimal cost or more. Dell OptiPlex 9010 MT (the wider one) DeepCool DN450 450w 80 Plus PSU...
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    Question PC display and audio stutter after CPU upgrade

    I recently upgraded from a ryzen 5 1500x to a ryzen 7 3700x. Everything was working flawlessly for the first day. It wasn't until the next day that I left my pc for a bit and got back to pc stuttering and glitchy audio. Ive never had this issue with the old cpu so this is new to me. I've tried...
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    [SOLVED] Bios Update for Cpu Upgrade?

    Let's say you want to go from a Pentium 4 Intel cpu to a dual core cpu, where would one get the bios to update?
  14. pjindras

    [SOLVED] Upgrading older laptop - ISSUES :(((((

    Hello, I have a serious problem with an Acer laptop. The notebook had: board: Acer board E1-531G NV56E NBM5711001 Q5WV1 LA-7912P HM77 PGA989 GT710M 1GB see: https://cs.empowerlaptop.com/p/acer-e1-531g-motherboard-w1711/ 4 GB Kingston RAM DDR3 500 GB HDD Intel Pentium B960 CPU Graphics...
  15. xvickycruz

    [SOLVED] GPU for I7-3770 in 2020

    Hi Guys. My current setup is : ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Gigabyte H61M-S motherboard(rev. 1.0) | I5-3570(non K) | 16gb...
  16. SmokeyAznn

    [SOLVED] Need Help for a CPU upgrade!

    Hi. Im a Highschool student and i'm not very familiar with computers so im having a hard time with this. Im in need of new CPU cause this one sucks and i don't know what to buy. I have budget around 325$ and i want to get the best possible CPU around my budget. Specs: Cpu - Intel Core i5-9400F...
  17. Smacker624

    [SOLVED] Hard time with latest upgrade on new build

    Hi everybody. I am a new builder and have been having some trouble with my latest upgrade. For basically the last month to two months I have been looking for deals where I can find them and trying to save some money. With my latest upgrade I have added a “new” CPU, a Ryzen 5 2600. I was...
  18. CSMico

    [SOLVED] Lenovo y720 cube need help upgrading

    I bought a Lenovo y720 cube about 1 year go and it's been acting up. Frequent framedrops and stutters. And ofc low FPS. RAM: Samsung 8gb (1x8GB) DDR4, 2394 MHz MOTHERBOARD: Lenovo 36D5, Kaby Lake, Sourthbridge H170. CPU: i5-7400, Kaby Lake, 3ghz, Socket 1151 LG I've read that my CPU is...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 1400 Upgrade

    I currently have the following: Ryzen 5 1400 @3.7ghz 16gb 3200mhz ram Asrock b450m pro 4 Ssd + HD EVGA GTX 960 SSC 400w evga certified psu I am in Canada, should I upgrade to a 3100 for $160? Are there any other Canadian options I should look at?
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    [SOLVED] What is the best CPU upgrade I can make with my Dell Prebuilt?

    Hey guys, I have a dell inspiron 3650 desktop that has an i5-6400, 8 gb of ddr3, and a graphics card that i swapped out, which is a zotac gtx 1650 compact. what is the best processor I can swap out the i5 for? which i7 would be best? I can spend 300-500. also, would another 8gb of ram help that...