gpu upgrade

Forum discussion tagged with gpu upgrade.
  1. E

    Question Upgrading Lenovo ThinkCentre M900 SFF w/ GTX 1660 Ti

    Howdy partners, I'm interested in combining M900 with proper GPU. So I was wondering: is it possible to install a fully fledged GTX 1660 Ti (or similar card) in Lenovo ThinkCentre M900 SFF? -- of course, only after PSU upgrade. I have a spare SilentiumPC 450W Elementum E2 unit lying around --...
  2. DRickraft

    [SOLVED] Can I use this GPU on this old system?

    So, my 8800 GT broke and I'm looking for a replacement (I only need Firefox and Word basically). Just found this GPU for a good price ($53 new), but will it work on this 13-14 y old PC? GPU to buy: Nvidia GT 610 CPU: Intel 2 Duo E8400 RAM: 2x2 GB DDR2 Motherboard: Asus Striker II Formula...
  3. E

    Question Which GPU would best suit this rig?

    Hi, Posting this on behalf of my friends father. He is borrowing my 8 year old AMD R9 200 sapphire GPU, which struggles to load textures even on Low settings. With his current system in mind what GPU would best suit him? Location: UK GBP Purchase: ASAP Usage: General emails/web browsing and...
  4. 708jn

    Question best gpu for i7 2600k?

    Christmas is today and I got some money from my parents and I had some money from my birthday which was in November so I was wondering what the best gpu for the i7 2600k is. because I got a 750 ti and I'm looking to upgrade my budget is 240 dollars cad
  5. HyperAutos14

    [SOLVED] need help getting a 1080 Ti to work with a legacy motherboard (if it's even possible) (HP Z420)

    I recently picked up an Asus Founders Edition 1080 Ti, and wanted to put it in my current PC, a Z420 workstation from my dad's old work. Along with the 1080 Ti, I bought a new PSU (a Corsair RM750 2019) to feed the hungrier graphics card. The original HP proprietary mobo takes an 18-pin power...
  6. B

    Question GPU upgrade going to help or not?

    Trying to figure out before I spend the money on a new GPU if it will be worth the money or not. Replacing the GPU in my Dell 8700 ? I ran a test on it and everything came back above average except the GPU which a NVIDIA GeForce GT 720 that's all the specs tell me it's the NVIDIA GeForce...
  7. K

    [SOLVED] Graphics card upgrade with a EVGA 500w 80+ psu

    I'm looking to upgrade my current graphics card (specs below). I recently got back into World of Warcraft: Shadowlands after a long time away, and my GPU sadly isn't cutting it anymore. In my search, I've learned how the PSU is important in selecting a compatible upgrade. However, I've also read...
  8. R

    [SOLVED] 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...
  9. Keygin

    [SOLVED] Need Help with a new GPU for System!

    Hello! i have a HP 6300 PRO SFF CPU it has the following specs: Core i5 3570 3.40 GHz RAM:: 16 GB DDR 3 1866Mhz GPU: Radeon R7 240 4 GB (OC Edition) 128 GB SSD 1 TB Transcend HDD i know the system specs are pretty outdated, but ive still been able to play alot of games, and at decent fps, what...
  10. P

    [SOLVED] Upgrade, BYO or Pre-built?

    In 2011 I built my wife a workstation for graphic design (logos, publications, etc.) with the following specs: ASUS P6 X85-E WS Xeon W3550 PNY Quadro 600 Kingston DDR3 x 24 She is now getting into video editing and will be running Adobe Premiere Pro. I already know the video card won't cut it...
  11. G

    [SOLVED] Sensible GPU upgrade for i5 4690k

    Hello, I'm in need of advice regarding GPU upgrade for my 2014 PC setup with i5 4690k. I've read similar threads about this topic and I have more questions than answers so I'd like to create a new one. Information about my main goals and current pc specification listed below. Main goal: Able...
  12. VirenK

    [SOLVED] Lenovo E540 GPU Upgrade

    Current System specs: Lenovo Thinkpad E540 Intel Core i5-4200M @2.50GHz 2.49GHz (64-bit, x64 based processor) Windows 10 Pro RAM: 16GB GPU: Intel HD 4600 500GB SSD I have been looking to upgrade the GPU so that 4k video editing is easier, and the recommended GPU upgrade is the 'NVIDIA GeForce...
  13. VirenK

    GPU Upgrade for Lenovo E540

    Current System specs: Lenovo Thinkpad E540 Intel Core i5-4200M @2.50GHz 2.49GHz (64-bit, x64 based processor) Windows 10 Pro RAM: 16GB GPU: Intel HD 4600 500GB SSD I have been looking to upgrade the GPU so that 4k video editing is easier, and the recommended GPU upgrade is the 'NVIDIA...
  14. F

    [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...
  15. A

    [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...
  16. Pijmzhchus

    Question Will I regret buying RTX 2070 now? ?

    I just bought used RTX 2070 for 290€. Will I regret doing this? I'm asking this because used GPUs are expected to drop in price after the release of RTX 3060 and the release of Big Navi from AMD. I was scouting for about a month to get a somewhat decent price for the RTX 2070. Was it a good...
  17. AntiSipater

    [SOLVED] Should I buy a GT 1030 or Should I wait till I save up some money for a Full PC Upgrade

    So, I currently have a 6-7 year old machine with i3 2100 + Gigabyte H61M-DS2 & 6GB Ram, I'm getting sick of the integrated Intel HD 2000 Graphics and am looking forward to a GPU Upgrade, the one in my affordable range and suitable for my PSU was GT 1030 (7K INR = ~100$) and it turned out despite...
  18. J

    [SOLVED] RX 580 for HP Compaq 8200 Elite CMT PC

    Operating System: Windows 10 Pro v2004 x64 Motherboard: 611835-001 611796-002 “written onboard” BIOS: J01 v02.28 PSU: 500W “already upgraded my PSU from the stock 320W into 500W, with the 24pin to 6pin adapter to connect the PSU to the proprietary ports on the mobo” I am planning to buy a...
  19. Mellons2020

    [SOLVED] Upgrade GPU on Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p ?

    HI my GTX 750TI 2GB Just died. so I want to upgrade with Msi Geforce GTX 1050ti Gaming X 4gb. i have 500 watt. i don't know if my motherboard can support this? can someone help me...
  20. C

    [SOLVED] Minimum Wattage Headroom?

    Hi, I'm upgrading a build for a friend and he needs a new graphics card. Was going to go with the Sapphire Nitro R7 370 4GB. Full specs (minus the case as I don't know what it is) below. PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz 6-Core Processor |- CPU...
  21. W

    [SOLVED] Upgrade or Replace System

    I have a PC which I built in 2012 that is still a solid performer for most of my needs but I am considering upgrading components, specifically the GPU. I would like to watch 4K content and do some gaming at higher resolutions than my current rig allows. Current Build: Motherboard: ASRock Z77...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] I have a Gigabyte GA-H61M-S1, I'm looking to upgrade the GPU. Can I use a gtx1650 or rx560? Any recommendations?

    Hey! I have a i7 3770k with a GA-H61M-S1 motherboard, the thing is, I have a gtx 750ti, so a lot of modern games dont run as well. I've been getting by with setting the games at 720p30fps but I've got some money now and since my country's economy is getting even more unstable I thought I should...
  23. S

    [SOLVED] Should I Buy The GTX 1660 Super or The RX 5600 XT?

    So I recently decided that I wanted to go for an upgrade. I chose the GTX 1660 Super or The RX 5600 XT. I've heard that AMD cards tend to perform poorly for a lot of titles, is that true? With this upgrade ill be playing more demanding games like COD Modern Warfare/Warzone and I want to know if...
  24. S

    [SOLVED] Should I Upgrade My 2 Year old GTX 1050 TI Now (2070/2080) or Wait For The New Upcoming (RTX 3080) Nvidia Ampere GPU?

    Hey Guys, So I had a goal from Summer 2019 to save up for an upgrade (Currently I have a GTX 1050 TI and 8 GB ram) for my pc (RTX 2070/2080, Power supply, 16-32 GB ram). But today I found out that Nvidia is allegedly planning on releasing a new GPU called "RTX 3080" With New AMPERE Architecture...
  25. B

    [SOLVED] Suggested upgrade path for GPU in video editing machine

    I am a video editor and work with many high-quality motion graphics. I have a pc that I built a while back and just upgraded to a Ryzen 7 3800x and 32gb of DDR4 3200. I currently have a Gigabyte 1050 ti. I would like to get into custom water-cooling loops but I feel it's more important to get my...
  26. Dr.ooz

    [SOLVED] What GPU Should I buy after this 1060 that actaully sucks!

    So I build 2 PCs in my entire life for me. Every single time some parts are not available and I do mistakes. So last part I bought 1060 3 GB my mistake is taking this 3 gb thinking that it is the only VRAM but hey as I found out later it is also slower than 6gb. I was thinking about buying a...
  27. MillertimePC

    [SOLVED] Upgrading to intel Core 2 Extreme Qx6800

    I have a Dell Dimension 9200. I know its old, but i know there's ways to make into a lower end gaming PC. I upgraded to windows 7, computer has 4gb of ram, a geforce 7900 gtx and a 1tb HDD. Beyond popular belief, i have read you can upgrade to 8 gb of ram and up to an intel core 2 Extreme Qx6800...
  28. T

    [SOLVED] Upgrade CPU/GPU Advice Needed - i5 4670K, Z87-PRO 1150, HD 7870

    Current Setup from 2013 Goal is to maximize my rig to get another 1-2 years without spending too much. (i.e. not getting a new board + ram + cpu, the whole 9 yards) Is it worth it? CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler...
  29. Tinyatomic

    [SOLVED] Upgrade advice for pre built PC from LYTE technolgoy

    Hello, My little brother recently bought his first gaming PC, a pre built LYTE DIAMOND desktop from LYTE technology. I’m helping him look for upgrades and need suggestions, mostly with the GPU. (Relatively new to gaming PC’s) I plan on upgrading to 16gb ram and adding a SSD as well. Any other...
  30. Giras

    [SOLVED] need help about gpu upgrade

    hello i just wonder 1st is my masterwatt 650 enough for5700 xt version , and also cant decide from rx 5700 red devil or cheap one rx 5700 xt thicc II pls any help
  31. A

    [SOLVED] (Upgrade) I5 4460 > Ryzen r7 2700x (GAMING)

    Hello Everyone, I am considering upgrading my i5-4460 to a Ryzen 2700x since it is on sale in Canada for 220$ (Original is 440$). I currently have a GTX 960 and only 8GB ddr3 ram. This means to upgrade CPU I would need a new motherboard and a new stick of RAM. All this bringing my total cost...
  32. Lohatla

    [SOLVED] Upgrade from GTX 780 to GTX 1060 or 1070

    Hi, I'm a bit stuck I would like to upgrade my pc. The current specs is, Mother board Asus Z87M Plus Rev X CUP I7 4770 3.4 mhz 340kHz GPU Nvidia GTX 780. Palit GeForce GTX 780 3GB Super JetStream edition ition My power supply is RM 750 The question is,what GPU to go for, budget is about £300...
  33. georgecantbuildapc

    [SOLVED] Small Form Factor Dell Optiplex 3020 power supply upgrade?

    So yesterday i ordered a Radeon R5 240 graphics card for my Dell Optiplex 3020 (SFF). It says that it has a 50W power consumption whilst the computer i'm putting it in has a 255W. Will I be able to fit this graphics card without needing to change the power supply? Or will I need to upgrade to a...
  34. Theroflcoptergaming

    Question New ha

    So I just recently purchased an i9-9900k, a new MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Carbon PRO MOBO, an EVGA 2080 SUPER XC Hybrid gaming, a Corsair 850 PSU, and a Sabrent 1TB rocket M.2 SSD for my PC as an upgrade from the i7-79000k and 1080 gpu that i previously had (the PSU was replaced because i lost the old...
  35. L

    Question Display, mouse, keyboard doesnt work after upgrading GPU

    Hello, I've upgraded my GTX 1050Ti to Asus RX Vega 56 Strix OC. However when i boot the computer there is no signal on monitor and both my keyboard and mouse doesn't seem to power up. After some googling i found out its likely to be BIOS settings or PSU. However i just bought a brand new power...
  36. MaybeZoned

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my GPU, and CPU in the future

    SPECS: CPU: Intel Core i7-2700K GPU: AMD R9 380X SSD: Kingston A400 120GB HDD: WD Blue 1TB RAM: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB MBD: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 PSU: (Not sure what my PSU is, since I'm not sure how to get the PSU out of my pc to check, but from what I can barely see I think it's...
  37. V

    [SOLVED] Upgrade advice to 1080p ultra please

    Hey, my GPU is getting really old now and I would like to upgrade it, to be able to play most games at 1080p ultra at 144 FPS. My setup: CPU: i7-6700K GPU: R9 290X Sapphire Tri-X OC MBD: ASRock Z170 Extreme4 RAM: 16GB PSU: beQuiet 750W Gold Storage: 1TB WD Blue, 2TB Seagate Barracuda, 250GB...
  38. G

    [SOLVED] Should I look to Upgrade?

    My current PC Parts: Mobo: MSI MS-Z87-G45-GAMING CPU: i7-4770 Max for the LGA 1150 Ram: DDR3-16 GPU: GTX- 1060 6GB Its been about 6 years since i bought the PC. I been thinking about upgrading but at the same time I don't know if I should or just upgrade my my GPU to an RTX 2070 or 2080. I...
  39. R

    [SOLVED] Upgrade help with Processor and GPU

    CPU: Inter Core i3-3210 (LGA1155) Motherboard: msi ZH77A-G41 (https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/ZH77AG41/Specification) GPU: Nvidia GeForce GT 620 2 GB HDD: 500GB SATA WD-Blue RAM: Corsair 4GB 1600Mhz (3 slots empty. Can support max 32 GB) Cabinet: CM Elite 371 PSU: Corsair CX450 80 Plus Bronze...
  40. P

    [SOLVED] Upgrading GPU... but...

    i wanna buy the new rtx 2070 super but i have a almost 5 year old pc that was pretty expensive at the time and still gives me 60+ fps in most games but im afraid of bottleneck... i got a i7-4790 . what cpu should i upgrade to?