pc upgrade

Forum discussion tagged with pc upgrade.
  1. ryzen_enjoyer

    [SOLVED] Upgrade CPU or RAM (R5 3600)

    Hi guys I need advice, been thinking about it for 2 weeks now. What should i upgrade - CPU or RAM? Current CPU: Ryzen 5 3600@4.5GHz 1.38V Current GPU: Gainward RTX 3070 1860MHz 0.868V Current RAM: Kingston HyperX FURY DDR4-3600 CL16-16-19-21-36 (Hynix DJR, downbin, crashes at 3800 no matter...
  2. B

    [SOLVED] I need some opinion on which upgrade option is better for my next PC Build?

    Hey guys, I am currently in the process of upgrading my PC build and have few upgrade options to choose from and would like your opinion on it. My current PC build is: i7 6700 cpu Skylake GTX 1070 Asus Strix graphics card OC edition MSI Z170a M7 motherboard 16GB DDR4 RAM (8GB x2) 3000MHz...
  3. TheFrostedPickle

    [SOLVED] Advice on upgrading my PC ?

    I am a competitive Fortnite gamer and am in need of a 240 hz experience but I can’t get that high of fps. I am sometimes at 180 fps and sometimes at 240. It really depends. So I was wondering what I need to upgrade to reach 240 fps. Idon’t have a 240 hz monitor yet so I’m not sure if that fps is...
  4. H

    [SOLVED] Time for an upgrade

    I've had my current PC for over 5 years, and I want to get a new one. I don't really understand PC's, but here is what (Built) PC I want to get: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600G FAN: Arctic Freezer 34 eSports DUO Black/Grey Thermal Paste for CPU: Kingpin Cooling KPx High Performance Thermal Compound...
  5. H

    [SOLVED] $550 CPU, Mobo & RAM

    Hey Guys, I am upgrading my pc. i have bought new monitor and cabinet already ( i had good deal so took cabinet early) Current specs : Intel X3470 Intel DH55PJ Asus GTX 770 2gb OC 6GB Ram 1333mhz. Cooler Master 550watts bronze. Upgrade information : Approximate Purchase Date: within 2 weeks...
  6. O

    Question Recently upgraded motherboard and CPU, tried to reinstall windows 10 but keep getting stuck on spinning circle loading screen or an error. Help!

    Error code 0xc0000001 and error code 0xc000000e seem to be the ones I'm getting even with the usb media creation tool plugged in. If I set boot option 1 to the usb with the creation media on it, it will get stuck on a never ending loading screen and will not let me download windows 10. I'm...
  7. J

    [SOLVED] RTX 3070 with I7-4790K @144hz upgrade question

    Let me start off by detailing my setup specs: CPU - i7 4790K (Turbo Boost only at max 3.997Ghz) GPU - RTX - 3070 (MSI Ventus 3x OC) Board - Maximus vii Gene Cooling - 240 mm AIO RAM - simple 1600hz dimm 32Gb (8x4) Monitor - Asus TUF Gaming V27B PSU - Corsair RM850 Ok, now that we have that out...
  8. Z

    [SOLVED] OC for CPU and ram

    hi. im trying to improve my pc specs ( i5 2500k, NH-D14 DUAL RADIATOR CPU COOLER, mb z68 gen 3, 64 gb ssd for windows, CORSAIR KIT 2X4 13333MHZ and just bought ASUS CERBERUS-GTX1050TI-O4G GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GDDR5 ( i hope it will fit in :) ...and i wanna ask what improvment shoudl i see...
  9. alexfebriano

    Question UPGRADING G4560 GTX 1050 TI

    Hello everyone so I have 3 yo build for my pc the specs are intel g4560 gtx 1050ti h-110 gaming-3 16 gb of ram 500w PSU 80+ bronze and I'm using Samsung s22f monitor my first question Is If I buy a new 1080p 144hz monitor without upgrading my CPU and GPU, would I benefit from it...
  10. Nicitel

    [SOLVED] Help with upgrading my pc

    Hello, I've had a pre-built HP Omen 880-p0xx PC for about 2-3 years, and I would like to upgrade. I'm fairly unknowledgeable so I need help if some good soul here would be kind enough to help me. I have a budget of around 15000 Swedish crowns which would be equivalent to around 1500 dollars...
  11. fpaczko5

    Question Should I Upgrade My PSU?

    I currently have a PC (AMD Ryzen 5 2600, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1660 TI, 16 gb of ram ddr4) with a Gamdias Kratos M1 550B power supply. This computer is prebuilt and I've had it for around a year and a half with no issues as far as PC crashes goes, but I do often experience freezing of games and...
  12. themiziko

    [SOLVED] Planning on upgrading my first PC build :) Really need help!

    Hello everyone! after 3 years I decided to upgrade my first build. I'm quite lost as to which parts to upgrade/change :) My current budget is somewhere around 1000-1100$. I use my PC for pretty sizable illustration/drawing in Photoshop and Gaming :) I attached all my current components, Imgur...
  13. G

    [SOLVED] Will my PC conponents be suitable for a upgrade to the 3070 and woild it also be worth upgrading the speed and size of my RAM?

    Hi there, Would you be able to tell me if these components in my PC are good enough and I will be fine to upgrade to a 3070 without any bottlenecks or issues etc? And if it would be worth upgrading RAM speed/size? As well as any suggestions you have. CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 6 Core Socket AM4...
  14. PROHDGaming

    [SOLVED] RTX 30 Series - Upgarde required to my existing Gaming Rig?

    Dear Community I hope you are doing well and staying safe! After the recent announcement from Nvidia regarding RTX 30 series GPU, I am sure many of us (PC master race) looking to get RTX 30 series GPU as an upgrade to existing ones. Fortunately, I skipped both 10th series and 20 series cards...
  15. H

    [SOLVED] [Help] Journey towards a gaming PC

    Hello, A relative of mine (nephew) wants to upgrade his PC and most probably wants to build a new gaming PC. The problem is he can't do it in one go. So it has to be done over a period of time.Image I have attached the image of his PC . Which components should we upgrade first ?
  16. TheMasterOfNone

    Question Should I upgrade an old Compaq PC for general use?

    Hi, I have an old Compaq Presario SR5000 (SR5790AN) series PC lying around, and I want to see if I can spend a hundred or two to make it useable again. It doesn't need to run like an absolute beast, just enough to satisfy my dad, an average PC user, for web browsing, email, media consumption...
  17. CSMico

    [SOLVED] Lenovo y720 cube need help upgrading

    I bought a Lenovo y720 cube about 1 year go and it's been acting up. Frequent framedrops and stutters. And ofc low FPS. RAM: Samsung 8gb (1x8GB) DDR4, 2394 MHz MOTHERBOARD: Lenovo 36D5, Kaby Lake, Sourthbridge H170. CPU: i5-7400, Kaby Lake, 3ghz, Socket 1151 LG I've read that my CPU is...
  18. Tell_Em_Slime

    [SOLVED] PC Upgrade Suggestions for Adobe Premiere?

    Hi Everyone! I have a pretty decent computer but when I try to run Adobe Premiere on it (with about 10 GB of allocated ram to it and the playback on 1/4 quality), I can barely watch videos back smoothly and most effects (even just masking) will really reduce the performance down to a crawl. I...
  19. T

    [SOLVED] Upgrade CPU/GPU Advice Needed - i5 4670K, Z87-PRO 1150, HD 7870

    Current Setup from 2013 Goal is to maximize my rig to get another 1-2 years without spending too much. (i.e. not getting a new board + ram + cpu, the whole 9 yards) Is it worth it? CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler...
  20. F

    [SOLVED] PC rebuild Suggestions

    Hey, My current build is 5 years old so looking at updating. (I ONLY WANT TO UPDATE IF 30-50% performance increase). I work in 3D using Maya/Vray and currently am getting some crashes (especially with 2 monitors and using 3D software) Thing is i wasn't seeing high % numbers on the CPU or...
  21. P

    [SOLVED] Feedback for PC upgrade

    Hi! I want to upgrade my PC in a while (some months or so), so I'd like to get the best performances with a good budget. I am a streamer and I'd like to stream at 1080p 60fps quality. I stream League, not any AAA games, so there's no need to go too overkill. With my current setup, 720p 60fps...
  22. M

    [SOLVED] Upgrade for Gamer PC.

    Hi Guys! I want to upgrade my components in my Gamer PC, as its old and getting low FPS in some games. My question is, what should i upgrade? Or should i build a new pc instead? I am from Denmark, so fairly more expensive parts. My budget is $1200. Current Setup: CPU: Ryzen 5 1600x CPU...
  23. M

    [SOLVED] Best upgrade possible with this budget?

    I have a GTX 1050 2GB, I3 7350k, 8GB RAM 2400MHz Dual Channel, 500W power supply. Should I upgrade to: -Ryzen 5 1600 + GTX 1660 (6GB) or -Coffee Lake i5 9400f + AMD RX 580 (4GB) Both combos cost around 420$ including new motherboard. There is also Ryzen 5 2600 crossing my mind, 25$ more...
  24. R

    [SOLVED] Upgrading pc - Not turning on

    I was willing to ask if anyone would know what the problem might be with this new setup. I set this up 2 days ago and i am still having problem trying to get it to turn on. I wanted to ask if anyone would know what the problem might be. Video 1: View...
  25. Question How best to upgrade My PC (Rendering/3DApplications)

    Hi all, Below are my current PC specs which i built 3 or 4 years ago. Now im pretty sure its quite up to date. now I dont really want to change the CPU if it can be helped but i would like to know what I can upgrade to get a better performance. Currently running a single GTX 1080 TI but just...
  26. kyd15

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade an Old PC?

    Is it worth upgrading a PC over 6 years of age? I'm planning to upgrade graphics card and RAM. here are the system specifications, Intel core i5 3470 3.2Ghz G.skill 4GB ddr3 Gigabyte h77-ds3h Gigabyte gt 730 2gb gddr5 Hitachi 500gb Inwin c638 case + inwin 400w PSU
  27. G

    [SOLVED] Thoughts on my PC picker build

    Was looking for a nice upgrade from my 7 year old Pc so I made a one around the 1k price. I know AMD would be good for gaming and getting the 8 cores but I don't just play games I do a lot of rendering and I trust Intel for that but I could be bias. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/dcRFf9
  28. P

    [SOLVED] Upgrading Motherboard, CPU & Memory

    I plan to upgrade the motherboard, CPU and memory only for now. Following is my current configuration: Motherboard: ASUS Maximus VI Hero DDR3 2800 LGA 1150 CPU: Intel Core i7 4770k Quad Core Memory: Corsair...
  29. K

    Question Which component of my PC should I upgrade?

    I want to upgrade my PC for a better gaming experience. I play the Witcher 3 and Kingdom Come Deliverance on medium graphics settings and average 60-70fps. Here are my specs: CPU: AMD FX-8350 GPU: XFX AMD R9 290 DD OS HD: Crucial M4 128GB Gaming HD: Samsung 850 Evo 500GB RAM: Ripjaws DDR3...
  30. G

    Question Can I upgrade the storage on a ironside computer?

    Hey all so I recently purchased a ironside computer it’s the minion Ultra ver. I was worried about my storage and wanted to know if I could upgrade it from a my 1 tb hard drive to a 2tb without damaging my computer.Also another question,if I mess with my ironside computers components will it...
  31. S

    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade my GTX 970

    Okay so i am thinking about upgrading my GPU along with CPU and Motherboard. My current specs are : i5 4690k GTX 970 8gigs corsair vengeance So i want to upgrade my PC a little , so was thinking about buying 2070 initially but looking at the benchmark of 1660ti,2060 and 2070. 1660ti is...
  32. X

    Question GPU/Mobo Compatability Issue

    I need help deciding how, or even if, I should upgrade my MOBO and GPU. I ordered this online as a gaming PC in 2011, I know I got ripped off, but there isn't much I can do about that now. I don't know much about upgrading PCs, but I am a fast learner and have learned a lot the last few days...
  33. O

    Question Is this old boy worthy of GPU upgrade or I should buy new pc?

    Hi guys, I was just curious about your oppinion about my pc upgrade/getting new pc. I have this build: https://www.amazon.com/Kingston-Technology-HyperX-PC4-21300-HX426C15FBK2/dp/B013H7QBTG https://www.amazon.com/MSI-Skylake-H170-Motherboard-M3/dp/B014YN672S...
  34. King4bood

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade my Dell Optiplex 990 or Get A new Pc

    I am trying to play Apex and Fortnite but my PC (I7 2600,4gb ram no graphics card) cannot run FORTNITE or APEX at low settings with the lowest resolution so I thought of Buying these to upgrade it: Seagate 500gb SSHD, Kingston 4gb DDR3 HyperX FURY, Thermaltake Litepower 550W power supply, and...
  35. Sonnefar

    Question Display not showing

    Can anyone help med with my display. Its not showing anything event tho my computer is working properly. I use DVI-D om my screen. Rigtigt now om using another screen for my computer and i use HDMI for that. I have a GTX 1050 ti 4gb Cerberus
  36. E

    Fortnite pc gaming

    Have a problem downloaded epic games launcher on my pc windows 10 but the application won't open
  37. G

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  38. J

    Is the new dell Inspiron 17 5000 good for gaming

    Dells released the new Inspiron 17 5000 ryzen Powered laptop with vega graphics. Can these laptops handle gaming?
  39. N

    Computer is shutting down while playing certain games.

    Long story short my pc shuts down entirely then immediately restarts when playing certain games. It first started happening on CSGO, I would be anywhere from 5-30 minutes into a game and my computer would immediately turn off at some point as if it had no power, and then start back up after a...
  40. F

    Low GPU usage

    So whenever im playing PUBG my ASUS 1080 strix Adv 8gb varies from 40-60% usage. Ive set the GPU Tweaker to OC mode and Maxed out the FPS target level. How can I make the GPU usage increase? Thanks in advance.