Laptop Upgrade

Forum discussion tagged with Laptop Upgrade.
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    Question How do I find out if a laptops motherboard is compatible with GPU upgrade?

    When I bought my laptop it was with the idea to be able to upgrade it later down the line. I both it at the beginning of 2018 with pretty much the lowest specs hardware I could. It came with 8gb ddr3 ram, 1tb HDD, gtx1060 and i7-7700 HQ 2.8-3.8GHz, 45W, 6MB Cache. Over the last two years I've...
  2. 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...
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    Question Ram upgrade in Asus x52j(MB:k52jc)

    Hello to everyone, I tried to upgrade the Asus x52j, I bought 2 ram's, mushkin pc3-8500 so dimm 7-7-7-20 1.5V (2x4GB) but when I plug them it doesn't boot. It displays only black screen with white letters(trouble screen) and asking for normal starting or start and fix problem, when I choose...
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    Question Should I replace or upgrade my laptop?

    Hello, My partner has a Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D (here is a link to the specs) and it often seizes up quite badly and generally runs very slowly. I recently upgraded the HDD to an SSD in my Lenovo G510 and it has massively increased in speed, but my laptop has a much stronger CPU than the...
  5. Abhigyan_13

    Question Laptop Upgrade

    I own a ASUS X540UAR Vivobook 15. Its a very basic laptop with i3 7th gen, 4gb ddr4 ram(expandable to 12gb), 1TB hdd, intel HD graphics 620 and its about a year old. I wish to upgrade its processor at least to i5 7th gen or ryzen 5, RAM to 8gb and graphics card to at least gtx 1050 2gb .I know...
  6. TheFunSun

    [SOLVED] What are the best upgrades for dell inspiron 1545?

    So I have an old dell inspiron 1545 laptop and want to upgrade some of its components so that it runs faster. I am aware that upgrading is not worth it and it is better to buy a new laptop but I can't buy one for while. I have currently upgraded the ram from 2gb to 8gb. And I upgraded the wifi...
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    Question Pairing 2400 MHz RAM with pre-installed 2666 MHz

    Hi. I am currently ruuning a Lenovo Legion Y530 with Core i5 8300H and 8GB of pre-installed 2666MHz SODIMM memory. My laptop has a free memory slot for RAM upgrade and I want to install a 16GB module. My question is: Can I pair the pre-installed 2666MHz RAM with a 16GB 2400MHz one? Will it...
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    Question Acer Nitro 5 Upgrade Compatibility

    I have an Acer Nitro 5 AN515-52-56HJ. This is one of the lower tier models with i5-8300H, 15.6 IPS Full HD 144HZ, 4GB GTX 1050Ti, 1TB HDD, and 4GB of RAM (yep, i know). I'm looking to upgrade my RAM because 4GB of RAM on an entry level gaming laptop is an abomination. I searched the net and...
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    Question Should i upgrade my RAM or HDD->SSD?

    Model: Compaq Presario 21 n1f7ar Processor: Intel core i7 3537U RAM: 4gb gddr3 Video Card: Integrated with the CPU Hello, i don't have much money for both things/a newer laptop. So i wanted to upgrade my productivity by upgrading either my HDD to an SSD or buying an 8gb RAM module and replacing...
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    Question What stick of ram to buy for dual channel

    I have a 2013 msi gc16 laptop with a 4700mq and a gtx 765m. I am yearning for some more performance out of this thing so i can talk myself out of a new laptop. Already re-pasted to drop 30 degrees celsius on the gpu and 20 degrees on the cpu. She already has an ssd so i figured it was time to...
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    Screen problem after installing new cpu

    Hi every one this is my first post sorry if this isn't in the right spot. Today I replaced my old cpu with an FX 8350, I'm not really experienced with PC`s but I'm confident I didn't mess anything up (hopefully) But when I'm finished with everything and start my pc like normal, it seems to...
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    Computer won't turn on, fans are running and power button is blinking

    I've seen alot of solutions here on the forum that haven't helped me so I'm sorry if this might be a dublicate. A couple of months ago when I started my PC it just wouldn't start, the fans came on loud like the computer was trying to boot but nothing happened, the power button was also blinking...
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    Audio out to receiver shows up as a monitor on pc

    I have a geforce gtx 1060 with 2 DP monitors connected and an HDMI going to my AV receiver. The audio works on my receiver but in my computer's display settings the receiver is showing up as a third monitor. If I disconnect that 3rd screen in display settings then the audio doesn't work. I can...
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    Need help with (1000+ usd) system I7-4790 GTX 970

    Need help bulidng my system give me suggestions my budget would be around 1000usd. I won't overclock tho. CPU: I7-4790 MOBO: MSI H97 GAMING 3 GPU: GTX 970 MSI (cheaper version) RAM: Corsair Vengeance 2x4gb HDD: 1tb 7200rpm SSD: will add alter PSU: Seasonic 620W Semi-modular CASE: Cooler master...