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System advice

Forum discussion tagged with System advice.
  1. S

    Question Should I upgrade or replace system.

    I have a computer from about 2013 that I bought as a pre-built and later moved components into a different case. These are the specs: i5 4670 3.4 GHz Weird Custom Motherboard from HP that has weird CPU cooling mounting holes and custom 6 pin power cable. 8 GB (2*4) DDR3 1600 MHz memory 2x 500 GB...
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    Build Advice Will this build be compatible?

    Hello, first of all this is my first real full build. I did some hardware changes before on my existing PC like changing the GPU, CPU, RAM and some smaller changes, but this will be my first time making my own build from scratch. Second, I am planning to get mostly new parts but I am going to...
  3. KojiroAoshi

    Question Upgrading PC, have some questions

    Hello. I'm not a native English speaker, so I'm sorry for my grammar and other mistakes. I'm going to change my current system (i5 4670, 8gb ddr3) for a ryzen and have some questions. The system is for gaming mostly, I'm not into video coding or streaming. I'm playing in full hd mode (60 hz) and...
  4. K

    [SOLVED] Boot time on SSD 3+ Minutes

    Specs: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/JmRT8Y I've recently changed my setup into a new case. Everything went smoothly and worked as it should be, except for the boot time. Somehow it increased from (rough guess) 30 seconds to 2/3 minutes. starting from pressing the power button From what i can...
  5. HappyHambo

    I5 vs I3

    I've been making a list of parts for my first PC build for quite a while now and I originally chose a Intel Core i3-4160 3.6GHz but then I head that i5 were better. So I'm wondering if i should get a Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz with a R9 280x or just stick with the Intel Core i3-4160 3.6GHz and...