Forum discussion tagged with replace.
  1. J

    Question Best upgrade for GTX 1060

    Hello everybody, My second pc that I don't use that often (compared to my main pc) has a GTX 1060 6 gb. Alhtough i don't play that much on it. I still want to upgrade the GPU to get a better experience if I do play. What card is the best to replace my 1060? And if I sell my GTX 1060. How much...
  2. R

    [SOLVED] WD400 PCB replacement ?

    Hello, I recently toasted the PCB from an old hard drive by mistake, and now I'm looking for the right replacement. My drive ======== MDL: WD400BB-00JHC0 DATE: 12 SEP 2005 DCM: HSBHYTJCH WD P/N: WD400BB-00JHC0 (Silkscreen text) PCB: 2060-701292-000 REV. A Little sticker near the Molex...
  3. J

    Question Nothing displayed on monitor until after CMOS reset... then it does it again (Power Supply or Processor)

    I have a Xidax system buit about 4 years ago. There was a power surge months ago while I was using the PC that shut the machine off. After that it sometimes would not boot directly into Windows. A few months later I tried installing an M2 drive. After the install the machine would boot but...
  4. tofuDN

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade a few parts or replace my whole computer?

    I built my current rig myself and it is approx. 4 years old. Here are the components: Motherboard - Tuf Gaming X570-PLUS RAM - Patriot 4GB X4 for a total 16 GB GPU - EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 Harddrive - Seagate Barracuda SSD 1 TB Cybetron ATX Power Supply 500w CPU - Intel Core i7-8700K 3.70 GHz...
  5. M

    [SOLVED] First time installing new SSD on prebuilt computer, need some help

    I imagine this is a super simple task for a lot of you. I very recently got into gaming PCs. I got a prebuilt with these specs. Intel i7 9700 (3.00 Ghz) RTX 2080 SUPER 32GB DDR4 1TB SSD Gigabyte B350M D3SH Motherboard My SSD recently got corrupted. Can't format or install new windows on it...
  6. M

    [SOLVED] Should i replace my powerline adapter?

    I've had the same powerline adapter for around 6+ years now and always fairly slow download speeds is it worth upgrading to a newer model? my current model is the TL PA411 which is up to 500mb/s and from just browsing i see they are significantly "faster" than this now. From looking around i...
  7. C

    [SOLVED] Buying or upgrading PC. What parts do you think would be the best option for me, given the details below?

    I am looking to run and record games such as Minecraft w/shaders and Cities: Skylines to start, with possible expansion into more AAA titles depending on what I can afford. At the moment my PC struggles with any screen recording, but especially when gaming. I use OBS and perhaps I could optimize...
  8. registersano

    [SOLVED] Migrating exact files from old HDD to new HDD internally

    I'm so sorry as I'm struggling to understand how this works, although there are many articles and discussion related to this - but they are confusing to me. I'm replacing my secondary HDD (not my boot drive) with a new HDD. I'm not changing my PC so I'm hoping all files can be migrated to the...
  9. Zaxter

    Question HP Notebook 14 Left Mouse Button Fix

    Hello, I have an issue with my left mouse button that has been bugging me for a while now. It's slightly sinking down on the right side, so it's hard to press the top right of the button, and impossible to press the bottom right. I literally have no idea how to fix this. My laptop is HP 14...
  10. Derk1971

    [SOLVED] Replace SSD

    I have an Imac with SSD but it has Catalina on it and a lot of old software doesn't work because it is 64 bits. I now want to transfer my old SSD with windows 7 to my imac and replace the existing SSD. Can I do that without problems or do I get conflicts? The new situation would be to run...
  11. Koesherbacon

    [SOLVED] Any way to replace a "Fractal Design: Focus G" Side-Panel?

    Hello Tom's Hardware Folks. This may seem like a strange request but bear with me. Does anyone know if it's possible to buy a replacement side panel for a "Fractal Design: Focus G" case? I'm asking because I get migraines and the lighted fans and other internal components can be a trigger. If...
  12. [SOLVED] How do I best fix this audio socket?

    So my headphone socket on the front of my computer has been broken for a while now after tripping over a headphone cord. As you can see the mic socket is still intact. I'm not technical at all, so I don't know how the hell I'd go about replacing it. I don't have any tools beyond screwdrivers and...
  13. bpennock

    Question Metallicgear neo g mini v2 replacement parts

    Hello all I recently purchased a neo g mini v2 case and have built a rig in it. Unfortunately I had something happen and the front panel (tempered glass) shattered... I've emailed phantex and they have not gotten back to me. And I have looked all over and can not find replacement parts for that...
  14. D

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  16. 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...
  17. L

    [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...
  18. J

    [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...
  19. 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...
  20. R

    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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. G

    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...
  25. A

    [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
  26. C

    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...
  27. T

    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...
  28. R

    [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?
  29. S

    [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...
  30. M

    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...
  31. L

    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...
  32. A

    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...
  33. 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...
  34. D

    [SOLVED] Changing graphics card or cpu?

    I've got mid- range pc with gtx 1050 Ti ,I5 7400, 16 gb 2400mhz ram,msi b250m motherboard. I was going to buy new gpu: gtx 1660 or 1660 Ti, but my cpu could sometimes bottleneck, but I7 7700k is more expensive and doesn't give as huge fps boost as gpu would do. I don't know which one to choose.
  35. milan on tomshardware

    [SOLVED] Is it ok to just replace my gtx 150ti with a gtx 1660ti?

    Is was wondering if i could just replace my 1050ti graphics card with a 1660ti without any problems or changes to my computer. Thanks.
  36. M

    Question Upgrading Laptop Disk Space.?

    Hello, How do I upgrade the Disk Space on my Laptop. I play a lot of RTS games and right now I can only download 3 RTS games before Im out of space. I knew this model came with low space, just want to make sure I get the right part. Its a new Omen Laptop 17in model. Thanks for the help in...
  37. iShoTz

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my Pc

    Looking for a good price upgrade should I buy and replace or buy a new Pc? I have Cpu - Pentium G4560 Gpu - GT 1030 RAM - 8 GB ddr4 PSU - 300W Motherboard - Asus H110 120Gb SSD 250GB HD
  38. Linastra

    [SOLVED] Can you please advise me if I should I purchase a new PC or upgrade my current system. Thanks

    Hi, my current system is 5 years old and I know I need a better graphics card (regular gaming) and better ram (minecraft). I am not sure what the life expectancy is of my computer parts, so I'm not sure if I should keep my PSU, CPU and HDs - or if I am better off replacing them all now instead...
  39. edgars.roga

    [SOLVED] Need help, replacing fans on a video card...

    So one of the fans started making wierd noise, i took apart the card to see if there was something rubbing or not inplace etc. Cleaned it, and it still made that noise, so it must be bearings on the fan going out. THE CARD: XLRE 1060 6gb, from PNY. I do know how to replace a gpu fan, have done...
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    Question What GPU fits?

    Looking to see what gpus will fit my PC. I just bought Metro Exodus and I'm loving the game but every once in a while there is FPS drop and lag which takes away from the experience. Hoping to get a better graphics card to fix this problem with this and many other games. My exact PC ---...