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    Question What will be the ideal gpu for my pc?

    Hey guys i have a really old pc im planning to upgrade it by getting a used or new graphic card and it would be great if you also suggest me other components i should get as i am trying to install windows 10. my pc spec; CPU: Intel Pentium E5400 Ram: DR2 4Gb 800Mhz HDD: 500Gb OS: Windows 7...
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    Question Built PC in 2014, I've been out of the game for a while. Should I upgrade off what I have or start new build?

    Hi Guys, I built this PC in 2014 and I haven't really looked at components/upgrade/what's out there since. Running into a few performance issues at the minute - Randomly freezes, cannot handle big Adobe Premier/Photoshop files, ran out of C Drive Storage I'll post my specs below but should I...
  3. Nachiket_1983

    Question Requesting suggestions/advice for best GPU

    Hello, I have an old computer. The motherboard is GA-G41MT-S2PT, the CPU is Dual Core E5700. I want to upgrade this system to its best. My aim is to increase the Premiere Pro's video rendering speed. After some research, I found that the best CPU for this motherboard is Core2 Duo E8400, which...
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    Question How much for old parts?

    Hi! Can someone help me to value my dads old pc? It's close to 10 years old, so I'm not expecting much. All drivers are removed. Partlist: cpu: Intel Core i7 950 3.06GHz 8MB LGA1366 mobo: ASRock X58 Extreme3 S-1366 ram: Transcend 6GB DDR3 kit (3x2GB) 1333MHz Non-ECC CL9 gpu: XFX Force HD5850...
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    Question 2009 mediocre PC graphics card upgrade

    I have this PC: https://www.cnet.com/products/asus-essentio-cg5270-bp003/specs/ I'm thinking of getting GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G. Would it be an overkill? I'm a newbie on this, so I would be grateful for any help. The most intensive game I would play is probably Skyrim. Thank you!
  6. JacsserM

    Question PC Suddenly Reboots when Playing Games

    Hello, So I am really confused right now about my PC which suddenly reboots when I am playing some games. It does happen, but not really often in games like GTA V, BeamNG Drive, and Planet Zoo. But in one specific game, which is Rainbow Six Siege, it happened every time I get into a match, it...
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    [SOLVED] What to upgrade in an old PC to make it functional for basic stuff

    Hi everyone, I have this old PC which is almost 10 years old and it has become really slow, as I have also removed parts like the GPU and one of the RAM cards because they stopped working. I am interested in making a little faster so that it can handle basic daily stuff like browsing, videos...
  8. JohnTGamer

    Question Old games keep crashing on startup after driver update

    As the title says, I updated my graphic drivers and now old games that used to work before aren't working anymore. My PC was lagging on some games so I updated my drivers, but they didn't change anything, ok. I decided play some other games but only the newer games are working. The older ones...
  9. cm6870

    Question GTX 1650 SUPER / CM6870

    Hey community, i have a question about my old pc. I have a ASUS CM6870 desktop pc with P8H77 M PRO Motherboard and I7 3770 I want to upgrade system with a new gpu to use 1-2 years more with decent gaming performance, i have decided to buy GTX 1650 SUPER+8GB ram for that. First question will it...
  10. SlaKer440

    Discussion TDIL; my NCIX built PC from 2013 has been running its 8gb of RAM in single channel for 7 years

    Trouble shooting some issues on my aging machine when I come to find out that my 8gb of ram have been running in single channel mode since the assembly of my machine. I paid an extra $100 at the time of purchase to have my machine built by a “trained professional” and he couldn’t even manage to...
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    [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...
  12. J

    Question PC won't turn on and need help wiping a hard drive

    So my friend recently gave me his old PC Components: GPU - GT 610 CPU and Motherboard - no idea, but it's AMD PSU - some basic one that gives out a power of 450 The issue is that the only hard drive i have that i could use for it is from my old Xbox, but i haven't wiped it yet. when i turn the...
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    Question My friend wants to know what kind of cpus this motherboard support.

    So my friend has an old pc and decided to fix it recently. He has a Fujitsu Siemens D2828-A1 motherboard and he is wondering what cpus he can put on it.
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    Upgrading PC or buying a new one?

    Hi! I want to upgrade my PC or buy a new one. I have a i5-2400, 8GB DDR3 and a RX 460 right now. It is on LGA1155 If I upgrade this PC at it is right now, I'd buy an i7-3770(SH) and RX 570(SH) and a new PSU [maybe SSD and more memory too (not important)]. ~ 200 Euro I buy a new PC I'd go for...
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    [SOLVED] Makeshift Server without GPU

    I recently built a new desktop and am looking into converting my old computer into a dedicated storage box (DAS). I have about 60TB and growing worth of data to store so housing it in a single computer is getting slightly unreasonable. outwitting both my new computer with 10GBit Ethernet, I was...
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    Question Old PC-What should I upgrade CPU VS GPU

    Hello, Right now I have a pc with a i5-3470 with a gtx 770 and 8gb ddr3 ram. Since I currently dont have alot of money a friend of mine offered me a deal on his 5 year old I7 4770k + z87 asus maximus formula vi for 200-250€ Should i go for that or with the same money buy a new gpu?(prolly a Gtx...
  17. arcadeamazing

    [SOLVED] I need a gtx 750ti build

    I just got a Geforce GTX 750ti for my birthday but I my pc is a little bit old and I dont wanto to damage something there. I have an AMD a6 6400 APU An Asrock fm2a58m vg3 And 4gb ram ddr3 I can run a very few games at 15fps most of the games I have runs at 1fps. I'm also in a low budget so I...
  18. RishabhfromIND

    Question Can I add a Case fan to my old PC ?

    I have desktop from Dell Inspiron 620s with ATI RADEON HD 6450 1GB DDR3 , INTEL pentium G620 and 4GB RAM. I want to add an extra case fan to my pc for extra cooling. I am worried if i can do this or not.
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    [SOLVED] CPU Swap - Screen not getting signal.

    I have just swapped out my i5 6500 for an i7 7700. However, when turning the PC back on everything seems to start up as normal, except that the screen doesn’t ever display anything/doesn’t seem to get a signal. I’ve removed the graphics card and tried booting off of the motherboard display...
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    Disk space 100% used

    When i start pc every thing runs too slowly. When i start task manager it shows disk space usage as 100%. It kind off irritates me My specs i3 6300 Ram 8gb Gpu rx 470 gaming x 4 gb