Hardware Upgrade

Forum discussion tagged with Hardware Upgrade.
  1. Tanyac

    Question Windows 10 license after clean install on upgraded PC

    My son has an old computer. It needs an upgrade. He's a game player and he creates games too. Does some video encoding and after effects work. His preference is to stay with Windows 10 but he's also willing to go to Linux if this proves too tough.... He upgraded from Windows 7 to 8.0 then 8.1...
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    Wifi adapter driver causing "System Service Exception" bluescreens?

    Hi. Recently I reformatted my Asus g73JH Laptop with Windows 7 64-bit, as it was suffering from driver issues. This was back in January, and it was acting fine for a while. Recently however, I've begun experiencing "System Service Exception" bluescreens, and I can't quite figure out what to do...
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    How do you get HDDs with drivers and OS pre-installed?

    Is there any website that I can buy HDDs with drivers and OS already downloaded, Or could I buy a USB connection cable and hook it up to a different computer than the one I want it on and download it through that? Will that cause a problem when I hook it up to the motherboard I want it on in the...
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    Is this power supply good enough for my pc?

    I have a PP500FCA 450W PSU and I am interested if I have to upgrade it if I'm going to upgrade to these specs: GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3P AMD FX-Series FX-8320E BOX procesor Kingston 1333MHZ DDR3 8GB 2TB HDD Radeon R7 240 2GB
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    are these specs good for gaming ? :-

    processor type Intel Quad Core Processor Speed: 2.66GHz Memory: 4GB Hard Drive Capacity: 160 GB + 300 GB(changing to a 1 terabyte ) Graphics Processing Type: Integrated/On-Board Graphics
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    Extremely low CPU usage, low FPS

    I've been having this problem for the past couple weeks, where occasionally games will run incredibly slow, far below normal FPS along with terrible stutter, and the CPU staying between 2-3% usage (game dependent, some will have normal or only slightly lower CPU usage). System restarts will...