Old Hardware

Forum discussion tagged with Old Hardware.
  1. taha fareed

    Question Should I upgrade to windows 10 on old rigs?

    Hello, Windows 7 is going to end its support on Jan 2020, I was planning to upgrade the OS. I've two options, should I upgrade to win10 or 8.1 because of my PC old hardware I'm worried that if I upgrade to win 10 then I should face many issues like performance drop most probably drivers...
  2. B

    Question Can i use a gtx 10 series gpu in a lga 1155 motherboard?

    I have an old pc i put away a while ago with an i5 2320 (socket 1155) and a gt 520. I wanted to get it running again and i thought of getting a gt 1030 to make it run a little better. Can it be done or will it cause issues?
  3. andrewcaldwell9

    [SOLVED] Replacing 5 year old AIO cooler

    I have a Corsair H100i from 2014-2015. I have it left over form my last build but recently completely upgraded my whole build. I am currently using it in my new build with an i9 9900k. How long can I expect my old cooler to last? Should I just go ahead and replace it or wait until it peters out?
  4. M

    Question i5-4440 + GTX 970 in 2019?

    To Tom's Hardware community: I have the following gaming-centered build in mind: Intel i5-4440 (stock cooler) Nvidia GTX-970 16GB DDR3 RAM ASRock Z97M Killer motherboard Samsung 960 Pro/SM 961 Any 1TB mechanical hard disk I am able to acquire all of these parts for less that $400, and I...
  5. S

    Asus PB287Q vs Asus MG278Q

    Hello all, i am having an extremely difficult time between deciding these 2 monitors. 1. 27" 1440p 144hz 1ms https://www.asus.com/Monitors/MG278Q/specifications/ 2. 28" 4k 60hz 1ms https://www.asus.com/us/Commercial-Monitors/PB287Q/specifications/ My GPU is GTX 1080 Ti. Please note i ONLY...
  6. J

    I think my GPU is broken

    Basically built a new system yesterday. Everything in the system is brand new other than the graphics card which i bough on ebay from a very respected seller. When running games most of the time its fine and performs as you would expect (its a GTX 780ti btw) however when i close the game the...
  7. C

    Games not running when crossfire enabled

    Power supply 1000 watt. Processor: Intel (R) Core (TM) i7-4820K @ 3.70 GHZ. Operating system: Win 7 Ultimate. 64GB RAM. Video cards are AMD Radeon 7850 and 7870 coupled with a dongle cable. When trying to play either Sleeping Dogs or Sniper Elite V2 with the crossfire enabled, the computer...