mobo and cpu upgrade

Forum discussion tagged with mobo and cpu upgrade.
  1. B

    Question Win 7 Hardware upgrade

    I am using Win 7 on my Desktop, with a old MoBo with an 1150 and an i7 4770. I will stay with Win7 and I only want to upgrade. It seems highest i5 will be 9xxx on a z370? Before I buy this, I want to make certain, that this hardware will work for win 7, or will there be f.e. driver trouble...
  2. P

    Question PC Upgrade with RX 6800xt

    Hi guys! I am going to update my current build which I've been using for 1440p high settings gaming since it is no longer feasible with newer games. What I have + want to replace: CPU: intel i7-9700k 3.6ghz GPU: geforce rtx 2070 super 8gb Mobo: Gigabyte Z390D mobo (doesn't need to have wifi, I...
  3. T

    Question What should I upgrade to? Currently on i5 8600k

    Hi everyone, I am considering upgrading my CPU (as well as mobo) and wanted some suggestions that won't break the bank. I am currently on an EVGA Z370 board with an i5 8600k @ 5GHz all-core. At this point, 6c/6t just isn't cutting it anymore so what would be some solid value upgrades? If I...
  4. Ricko22

    Question I just bought a new mother board and cpu.after putting it all in the case it wont boot to bios. Dram and cpu led blinking.

    I tried swapping ram slots ,tried use only 1 ram slot, pull out cmos batery,reset cmos. Nothing.. i have 4 ram stick ,i tried put all one by one.checked all the wires all is good.. then i tried to put my old system back on the case,same thing happen.what do i do now?
  5. pubert

    Question (SOLVED) PC will not stay asleep/hibernated after upgrade

    Hello. I just upgraded my PC with a new CPU, mobo, GPU, PSU, new SSD for my OS, and some various other doodads. As it was my first time ever performing work this invasive (on my own PC), I was pleasantly surprised everything booted up with no issues and I didn't burn my house down. Everything...
  6. J

    Question Upgrade cpu and mobo

    Hello everyone! I was thinking of upgrading my I7-7700k and my Asrock z270 pro 4 motherboard (This motherboard doesn't support any higher generation). What would you advise to upgrade to? What is the most worthy affordable option? And if I sell my used motherboard and CPU. How much can I sell it...
  7. CMA01

    Question mobo for i7 2600k

    Hi to everyone I’m new in this community. As I started University I wanted to update my prebuilt hp p6 i3 2 gen, by mistake I bought i7 2600k version. Option 1- buy the i7 2600 2 - buy mobo for i7 2600k ( with overclock supp.) I would like to go with 2 option so I can overclock and add a gpu...
  8. folksrust

    Question I think my PC is underperforming - - - upgrade advice and help ?

    Hi, I feel like my PC may be underperforming, maybe the motherboard isnt strong enough as it is (PRIME B365M-K), my ram is 16gb DDR4 3200mhz, RTX2060, i7 8700. I was thinking of upgrading my CPU to the i5 12700KF but unsure if my mobo is compatible with that and I am not wanting to spend A LOT...
  9. H

    [SOLVED] Ram not working in B slots

    Hello everyone! I'm having issues with my new build, PC won't turn on when I use optimised RAM slots (A2,B2) but will boot up when RAM is in A1,A2 however speed is locked at 2666MHz. Setup CPU Intel Core i7 12700 Alder Lake-S CPU CPU Cooler Be Quiet! Dark Rock 4 CPU Air Tower Cooler RAM...
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    [SOLVED] CPU+Mobo upgrade

    Hi fellow custom-build pc enthusiasts: I'm looking to upgrade my CPU/Mobo/RAM for now. I am eyeing the Intel i5-12600K chip and looking for a Mobo recommendation! What is there to look out for nowadays and are there anything else I should consider for compatibility? I am wondering also, for my...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade from Ryzen 2600 to Ryzen 5600x

    Hey All, I'm planning on swapping out the Ryzen 2600 to Ryzen 5600x. The current mobo is Gigabtye b450 ds3h motherboard. I am better off upgrading the mobo to a b550 or a x550 ? Thanks! My current desktop specs: -- Ryzen 5 2600 with stock cooler -- Gigabtye b450 ds3h motherboard -- 16 GB...
  12. B

    Question New Mobo and CPU crashes pc

    Just upgraded to a MSI b550m Pro motherboard and an AMD Ryzen 5 5600k CPU with Corsair vengeance 8gb x2 ram. I have everything installed correctly. PC powers on, loads to the log in menu, then a few seconds after I type my pin my PC crashes. The only thing I can think that I did wrong was when...
  13. B

    [SOLVED] PC won't boot to Windows after MOBO + CPU Upgrade ?

    Hello guys. I'm wondering if you guys may be able to help me out. After doing a mobo + CPU swap in my built I no longer can boot windows properly. When ever I try to boot windows to the same drive that I was using prior it does not work. I want to ensure that it's known that I didn't wipe the...
  14. S

    [SOLVED] Win. doesn’t boot after new mobo & cpu

    Hello there, I have had my pc for over two years now slowly doing upgrades along the way. Just recently I did a haul on it, new gpu, psu, case, ram, everything. I Upgraded my cpu to a Ryzen 3700x and was waiting on a new mobo to go with it. The whole time with the new upgrades my pc worked...
  15. ImmaJoker

    [SOLVED] Which is cheapest but good cpu+mobo paired with my rx560?

    Well imma change my cpu, mobo and ram and I don't think I'll be able to replace my gpu any time soon so I need some advice. Is ryzen 3 3100 any good paired with my rx560?
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading Motherboard Intel to AMD

    Hey Everyone so I've decided that its about time I want to do an upgrade but I'm not sure the way I should go so here's the problem Currently, I have an Intel CPU and MOBO CPU:
  17. S

    [SOLVED] How to update bios with no cpu?

    A friend has offered to give me his i5 7600k but I would need a new motherboard for this cpu, been looking at a few cheap motherboards since I'm on a tight budget and the BioStar H110MDE seems like a good choice for everything that I need and very cheap. This and almost all other mobos I've...
  18. Pijmzhchus

    [SOLVED] Is my B350 VRMs enough for 3900X?

    I have a MSI B350 Gaming Pro Carbon. Right now I have R5 1600 installed, but I wanna upgrade to R7 3900X. Is this board and it's VRMs good enough for 3900X? Possibly 3900XT? Thank you for feedback!
  19. Pijmzhchus

    [SOLVED] Quick qestion: Will (my) B350 motherboard support Zen2 refresh?

    Hey. I wanted to know if my board, MSI B350 Gaming Pro Carbon, will support Zen2 (Matisse) refresh. I was kinda disappointed when they said that B350 boards will not support Zen3, so this will be a nice goodbye for B350. I´m assuming that it´s the same chip, just overclocked. Can someone...
  20. Pijmzhchus

    [SOLVED] Will my B350 board support Zen 3?

    I´ve read that B450 and X470 boards will get Zen 3 support. I just wanna know if my board will support it. It´s MSI Gaming Pro Carbon B350. Right now I have R5 1600 (not AF) and it´s fine, but in the future I will upgrade it for sure. Since it seems I can´t upgrade to Zen 3 (please tell me of...
  21. J

    [SOLVED] Installed new mobo and cpu required cmos reset?

    I just installed new mobo and cpu so i was wondering if i need to reset my cmos for these kinda changes? old mobo and cpu: Msi b150m bazooka I5-7400 new mobo and cpu: Ryzen 5 2600 AsRock b450m pro4 mATX
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    [SOLVED] Advice on upgrading this PC (old CPU socket)

    A few years back I helped configure a system for a friend who now wishes to upgrade. This is the system we put together: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CPU Intel Core i5-2400 3.1 GHz Quad-Core Processor...
  23. N

    [SOLVED] Do i need a new motherboard?

    I have a MSI B360M Gaming Plus and I'am planning to upgrade my parts from a i5 8400 to a i7 9700 and I want to get a 2070 super. My PSU is a Be Quiet! Pure Power 11 600W. I just want to know if my motherboard is ok with a 2070 super and with a i7 9700
  24. K

    [SOLVED] What MOBO is worthy to buy??

    There are so many MOBOs! Dunno what to choose. CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 GPU: GTX 1080 PSU: EVGA 500W 80 bronze size: I think mITX will be the best. My case is pretty small. I want to choose MOBO in budget up to 400 PLN ($100, $1...
  25. Way2Pin

    [SOLVED] Windows stutters after MOBO and CPU replacement.

    Hello, I've recently upgraded my mobo to a MSI MPG X570 Gaming Plus and CPU to a Ryzen 7 3800X. First few days everything went well. After two days my pc started to stutter after booting, mouse lags, sounds stutters, ... Usually it would disappear in like 5 minutes but sometimes it just stayed...
  26. anthony.ibrahim.deo

    [SOLVED] Steel Legend X570 compatibility

    So i was thinking about upgrading my current PC for a long time now My current build : CPU : Intel i-7 2600k Cooler : Hyper 212 Evo Case : Cooler Master HAF 912 MOBO : G1 Sniper 3 (rev 1.0) PSU: Cougar 1200 W GPU : MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X (6GB) RAM : 8 GB (2x4) DDr3 What i'm planning on...
  27. Kcsingh

    [SOLVED] Should i upgrade or wait

    Hey everyone! Okay so i have a small problem, or dilemma my current rig, has been upgraded in form of GPU over the years, but cpu, ram and the mobo have sadly not. I'm considering upgrading my CPU, ram and mobo, but not sure if i should wait for the next gen, or pull the trigger and...
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    Question RTX 2080 TI clock speed spikes

    so i just upgraded my mbo and cpu and my gpu has been getting clock speed spikes of 1350 mhz at random ish at this point i wouldnt say random these spikes happen when a notifcation pops up after boot up or when i open steam fire fox etc before upgrading i dont think spikes like these happen...
  29. 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...
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    Question CPU and mobo upgrade (from intel i7-3770 and Asus P8Z77-m)

    Good night everybody, so my current rig is the following: CPU: Intel core i7-3770 mobo: P8Z77-M Case: Sentey Triac PSU: 400W 80+ White (EVGA I think) RAM: 1 x 8GB Kingston 1333, 1 x 4GB Kingston 1333 Graphics: MSI Geforce GTX 1060 6GB I want to upgrade cpu and mobo and the best I could find...
  31. Aidan B

    [SOLVED] Motherboard Recommendations for R7-3800X

    At this point in time, I am going to get a Ryzen 7 3800X. I've already bought and received the RAM: 4x8 Trident Z Neo @ 3600MHz. On top of that, I'm planning on getting the Lian Li Dyanamic PC-O11 Razer Edition, and I've already got (for GPU) the EVGA GTX 1070 ACX3.0 BE SC and (for PSU) the EVGA...