Forum discussion tagged with replace.
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    Question Upgrade/replace laptop screen?

    Hi. Looking to upgrade hp 15-f387wm (non-touch screen) from 1366 x 768p to 1920x1080p screen. Is this possible?, and where can I find one that would be compatible? Uses 40pin connector I believe.
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    Question Need help picking motherboard!!!!

    So I built a PC 4 years ago, and recently it broke down and the shop says it was the motherboard, but they want to replace motherboard and CPU but apparently the CPU is fine but they say they don't make motherboards for this Cpus anymore the CPU is a I7 5820k, here's the rest of the build...
  3. thejokster1

    Question Weird pc crashes can't isolate part

    So basically my pc started restarting about a year or 2 ago, and it first happened when i was playing apex legends. Weird but it was still pretty stable but then it kept getting progressively worse. It was fine I just took out the gpu because maybe it was dying. I decided I wanted a better cpu...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for a cheap better alternative to my cpu

    So I have an AMD RADEON RX560 video card, an i3 3220, 8 gigs of 1600mhz ram and a GIGABYTE H61M-S1 motherboard. I can't seem to run most games because of my bad cpu. I'm looking for something i can replace my current cpu with and not have to change my MOBO since money is kind of tight rn. If...
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    [SOLVED] Broken fans

    My Corsair front Af140 fans are broken. They are making loud noises and don't run well anymore. I want to replace them but my knowledge of fans isn't that great. My question is if anyone can help me with some sugestions to replace the broken fans. I've seen some noctua fans etc.. but there are...
  6. Gazownik

    [SOLVED] Potentiometer for MSI GH70 7.1 USB Headset

    Hello, Some time ago I've received this headset (MSI GH70) as a gift and yes I know its bad but I didn't really care that much because I was using it only when in the delegation. Ok, straight to the point. The headset is no longer under warranty and it's kinda broken right now - I think its...
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    Question Alienware 18 replaceable GPU?

    I don’t really know much about laptops or building them, but I do know how to build a regular PC and fix them. I do have an old Alienware 18 with a duel 980 GPU and I am wondering if I could replace them with something new. Even the CPU or fans as well. I am curious to know if it is hard or easy...
  8. CheNaLii

    [SOLVED] Replacing motherboard

    I am replacing my motherboard because my current one doesn't support 9th gen CPUs. I have not replaced a motherboard before, so I came here to be 100% sure that I'm doing things right. My question is: Can someone tell me what I should do before/after replacing the motherboard? I have heard that...
  9. Ender15m

    Fixing laptop Keyboard

    I'm in need of some help. My laptop is an HP Pavilion x360 Convertible 14-cd0xxx. Some of the letters on the keyboard have stopped working, so for school I've been using it mainly at home and using a separate keyboard plugged in. It's been getting really old and I'm going to need my laptop a lot...
  10. Mimisss

    [SOLVED] What to replace HP Pavilion w2207h monitor with?

    Hello everybody, After 11 years of continuous usage it is time to replace my HP Pavilion w2207h monitor. The market offers too many choices. I was very happy with the w2207h mainly because of: Solid base with height adjustment capability. Contrast ratio up to 3000:1. Bright colors. (I see...
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    Question Swapping CULLINAN MX RGB fans with Kraken X62

    First PC build ever, and I'm as dumb as I am good. Using a CULLINAN MX RGB ATX Mid Tower Gaming case and wanting to install a KRAKEN X62 cooling system. I bought the case in part for the LED aesthetic of the fans, but it's looking like I have to replace the fans with those of the Kraken. Is it...
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    [SOLVED] old HDD Windows 10 -Nvme

    Can i boot my old HDD with Windows 10 on it while i have installed my m.2 nvme sabrent rocket 1tb in my mobo? I forgot to copy some files andI read that you could not... Thank you
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    Question What motherboard should I replace my old with?

    Not exactly looking to upgrade, but my motherboard seems to have went out. I'm trying to buy from Amazon so I can return it if its not the problem. Would a ASUS M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 DDR3 HDMI DVI USB 3.0 760G MicroATX Motherboard replace my current MB with all my components? Specs ASUS M5A78L-M...
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    Question Replacing CPU fan but leaving heatsink.

    My CPU fan has been making a terrible racket lately, and after service cleaning the fan and heat sinks, I noticed these didn't solve the problem. I opened my rig back up and just did a spin flick and it made the sound. So is there a way I can replace the fan itself? Or do I need to just buy a...
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    [SOLVED] Is it safe replacing the gpu?

    So lightning hit my house and now something is fried. Im thinking its motherboard or gpu. So I want to replace the gou to see if the system works. Is it safe to replace the gpu?
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    [SOLVED] Replacing a mSATA SSD

    Hello there, I'm interested in replacing the dying mSATA SSD in my Dell XPS PC, but I would like to know if there are any precautions I should take prior to removing my old mSATA SSD and replacing it with my new one. Do I need to back anything up? Turn anything off (caching, etc) before hand...
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    Question How should I judge and replace this HDD right now on CrystalDiskInfo ? is my HDD dying ?

    Hi, I have a HDD that are "Caution" on CrystalDiskInfo and I'm wondering if I should replace it right now. I'm not quite familiar with PC and tried to google its information, I would be very helpful if you tell how I should judge its condition and take action. There's something wrong with PC...
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    Question Can i replace headphone cable with a basic jack2jack extension cable?

    Hey! My headphone's cable got broken, and i want to repair it instead of throw it out. I would like to know if i can use basic jack2jack cable,( or mother jack to father jack) to replace the original. My plan: Disassembling the headphone, desolder the original cable. Cut one end from the jack...
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    Question Add RAM or replace?

    Hi! Right now I have 2x 4GB DDR3 Kingston hyperx 1333mhz CL9 RAM. I was thinking about either buying another pair of the same ram or replacing the old one completely with 2x 8GB DDR3 kingston 1600mhz CL10 RAM. Adding more would be slight cheaper but price isn't that much of an issue so which...
  20. arimich

    Question how to replace a cracked windows 10 with an actual windows 10?

    hey, currently i am using a genuine version of windows 10 cracked with a cracker [mod edit](the computer store guy did it); but i intend to buy an actual windows. what is the process to replace the cracked OS with a real one without losing my data? also, all my information is in the HDDs and...