Forum discussion tagged with OLD.
  1. ProgamerIV

    Question i7-2600 in 2020 for app development, occasional gaming

    Hi! The situation is the following: I do have quite a modern rig at home, but we're building our new house, and it's now in the stage where I occasionally want to stay there for a few days to get a few things done (painting, gardening, building the garage, etc - stuff I can get done) - but...
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    Discussion What's the oldest part in your current system?

    What part of your PC is the oldest? Of course, this only applies to people who have transferred parts between systems or upgraded theirs with newer parts over time. For me, I have a HDD that's about 7 years old. I hardly use it and if it died, it's all backed up. I only keep it as an easy to...
  3. M

    Question Can someone recognize the model of this asus wireless adapter.(pic)

    https://prnt.sc/smt55b It was being used by a Windows XP pc. I just want to check if I can find any Windows 10 compatible driver with the model but I can't find the exact name of it. It's connected through a small not detachable cable to a network card.
  4. M

    Question Upgrade Wifi Card of Acer E5-521g

    Hi, I have an old acer laptop, with amd A8-6410. It still works ok, the only major problem I have is the slow internet speeds. In my main laptop I can get 100mbps in the 2.4ghz network and, in the exact same stop, at the same time, in the same network, I can only get at most 20 mbps in this old...
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    Question Superposition Benchmark freezes PC - Is it the PSU or a bum GPU?

    Salutations! I recently upgraded my GPU in my 5 year old System from a GTX 760 to a new GTX 1660 Ti. As I usually do with a new GPU I ran a few benchmarks on it. Unigine Heaven provided me with a, in my opinion, weirdly low score for a new 1660 Ti so I tried the Superposition Benchmark. The...
  6. K

    Question Component Replace

    Hi, i have an hp laptop bought in 2013. It's an HP 15-g006sl. My battery is dead, and i want to change it's components cause the pc is really slow. I want to change: The RAM, The GPU, The CPU, The Mother Board. Sorry for my english, but i'm italian.
  7. bigiron14

    Question Quick question upgrading from a gtx960

    Howdy. I've very green to pc building. Built my 1st one quite a few yrs back with an amd fx 6300 (6core 3.5 ghz) cpu, 8gb ram, 500w bronze power supply & a gtx 960 gpu. It's worked great for years. Trying to get into some newer multiplayer stuff with friends & it's pretty rough. Is just...
  8. henterpriser

    [SOLVED] Is it right that older GPUs work better with older MoBo/CPU?(sufficient PSU)

    Hello! Asking overally that will older GPUs perform better than new GPUs in old system combos?(such as am3+ etc.)? i agree this fact by myself as i tried it. just wanted to ask the community about this fact and the reason it may happen. Thanks for reading. GoodLuck!
  9. R

    Question cant play old games with ryzen 3600

    hi there , since my buddy upgraded to a ryzen 3600 from an old i7 first gen he cant play his old games like saints row 3 - 4 and other ones he didnt tell me about . he has the same 970 SSC from EVGA since he upgraded plus we updated his bios on his b450 tomahawk max to the version 350 wich is...
  10. ico2k2

    Question Random shut down on AOD150 with any OS

    Since some months ago, maybe half a year ago, my old laptop started to shutdown abruptly randomly during use. It can be it has started when on Windows 7 Ultimate I tried to share the desktop screen on a Chromecast thru Chrome and it froze and shut down, but since that a lot of time has passed...
  11. Hash Brake

    Question PC randomly shuts down mid-boot up after changing CPU

    Hi, So I'm trying to build a 'rig' out of old/unused part I scavenged. I managed to get a working PC using this motherboard (Gigabyte GA-945GCM-S2C) with this pre-installed CPU (Intel Celeron Processor 430). I wanted to upgrade this rig to make it a bit faster so I added more ram (which...
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    Question Upgrading PC with Overheating issues

    Heya, I've owned a prebuilt pc from Vibox for a number of years and I'm starting to run into issues. Primarily, I use it for gaming and making music, but the hardware is getting a little old, so it is not keeping up very well with current games. I'm not a graphics nut who needs everything to be...
  13. Giannaros

    Question Selling old GPU | What to include?

    Hey, I am about to sell my old GPU and I was wondering whether or not I need to pack any other stuff with it, like cables or whatever. Anybody who knows?
  14. tralph3

    Question A PC died on me out of the blue and I don't have an obvious culprit

    Hi all. So, I found a PC lying on the street a few days ago, and it was fully working to my surprise. Neat. It has a Pentium D 2.8Ghz processor, an NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS, two sticks of 512MB of RAM, and another two sticks of 2GB each for a total of 5GB of RAM. These are not the best specs as...
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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...
  16. Question What is the correct configuration for these jumpers?

    Hi, a while ago I acquired a very, very old PC. Point of the matter is that I want to add a video card to it, and I managed to get a CM64A as seen here: It has the RIVA TNT2 64 chipset from NVIDIA... all the way back to 1999! I couldn't find much info on it, but it apparently needs a 350w...
  17. A_Goat

    [SOLVED] Z68XP Motherboard Sandy Bridge/Ivy Bridge

    Hello! I'm trying to get my mining rig up and running again, a family of mice pee'd all over the previous motherboard and it no longer powered on despite my best efforts to clean it. Not to worry, I bought a new 1155 socket motherboard to replace the old one! But, I've got some problems. For...
  18. ProgamerIV

    [SOLVED] Will this old config work for simple / eSports games?

    Hi! The little brother of my best friend wants a PC for playing some simple games. (He stole my friend's rig until now, but he got tired of having his games and everything messed up all the time so it's time to get the little guy his first own one :D ) I've found some random old hardware at...
  19. kill33678

    Question What is the problem with my gpu?

    Pc turns on but there is no dysplay output comming from the gpu the fan spis and my psu is a termaltake oem psu and it is pretty old.