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upgading a pc

Forum discussion tagged with upgading a pc.
  1. Heart_Collector

    Question Ram Upgrade Questions

    I bought this computer a few years ago from Cyberpower (Disappointed in build quality), it has I think two 8 gig sticks of DDR 4 3200 Crucial Memory if I remember correctly. I was wondering if it would be worth upgrading to 32 gigs and maybe even getting faster memory. I don't know very much to...
  2. W

    Question Help with upgrading old desktop

    Hi I have this old desktop that I want to upgrade but I have no idea what cpu, you, ram to upgrade to and is it even worth it. The motherboard it has is A55BM-A/M32BF/DP-MB. It has A6 6400k, 4 GB ddr3, 1TB HDD which is pretty slow. I would really appreciate if someone can help me. you
  3. H

    Question Dell XPS 420 Upgrades

    Looking to upgrade some parts on my Dell XPS 420 Desktop "]www.findlaptopdriver.com/dell-mainboard-tp406-specs https://valid.x86.fr/3ltyni Model Dell OTP406 Socket Socket 775 LGA North Bridge Intel X38 rev 00 South Bridge Intel 82801IR (ICH9R) rev 02 BIOS Dell Inc. A07...
  4. E

    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade my GPU, CPU and Mb

    I'm not considering a new build altogether because my other components (Psu, SSD’s and case) are just fine. my motherboard has had some problems though some of the back ports are blown out and some power issues.. ps Not an expert at computers. I don't even know why my CPU is worse than the ryzen...
  5. F

    Question Help! PC Upgrading! AMD Build!

    My wife got my a Ryzen 3800x as a gift and now I need to upgrade my other components to go with it! Please help! I do game development mainly Unreal Engine, gaming, and streaming videos. Here are the possible reusable parts in my current PC: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/8WpWsk I figure the 1080...
  6. ItsJabber

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my old PC (Seeking Advice)

    I currently have an old build that has a few issues when it comes to playing games such as loading games, long boot times, and sometimes just freezes. This is the old build https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/srjDdm . I am fairly new to building PC's and have done research (but not too in-depth)...
  7. C

    Question Can I boot from the M.2 slot on my mobo?

    I am planning on upgrading my PC again , this time I am in need of a better GPU and I have never had an SSD so I've been looking into different SSDs recently. I really like the look of the WD Blue SN550 PCIe NVMe SSD and I found some things said about old motherboards not supporting booting from...
  8. M

    Question Hey guys, does anyone know of a gpu i can upgrade to on a pre built Hp Omen 870-224, without interfering with the other components ?

    https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c05389962 Here is the site with it's specs... i've already upgraded to 16 gb of ram
  9. B

    Question Recommend my next upgrade?

    CPU: i7 4770K @ 3.5ghz GPU: RTX 2060 RAM: Patriot 16gb ddr3 1600Mhz Mobo: Asustek z87-k Main display: Asus rog strix 27inch 144hz 1ms 1080p SSD: 250GB Samsung 860 EVO and a 500GB Samsung 860 EVO I get decent performance with this PC. The CPU and GPU are newer. Mobo i have had for like 7 years...
  10. G

    Question Looking to upgrade, best recomendations

    So Im looking to upgrade the components for my PC, However i am also aware i will need to upgrade my moniter as well in order to really see the boost. I am noticing recently, that im struggling to maintain 60 frames with the recomended settings that NVIDIA gives via its GEFORCE experience app...
  11. conticreative

    Question Time to rebuild my rig. Best choices with $1300 budget for Adobe, Video, programming and some gaming

    It's time to relegate my old workstation to the entertainment center. My last built (2011) used these components: CPU Type HexaCore Intel Core i7 970 3200MHz / 3333 MHz (25 x 133) Motherboard Asus P6X58D-E Memory 12GB (DDR3-1333 SDRAM) I am planning to keep the...
  12. D

    Question What 6 core processor can I replace my 6600 with?

    I have a i5 6600 on a b150m motherboard and want to upgrade to a 6/8 core processor.
  13. F

    [SOLVED] Please Help w/ Upgrading PC!

    Looking to upgrade my PC. Doing 3D modeling, Unreal 4, and gaming. Looking to get some nice upgrades this cyber Monday! Please help with what would be good upgrades for under $500. Pretty sure CPU will be my main issue. Current PC https://pcpartpicker.com/list/yLGt8M CPU: AMD FX-6300 SIX...
  14. DonDouken

    [SOLVED] Upgrading an old PC for my son.

    Just bought myself a new high end pc and wanting to upgrade my old one for my son. I'm looking for cheapish upgrades to make this system better. Don't want it to play the newest games at the highest quality, more like mid ranged games at medium. Mainly looking to upgrade CPU/mobo and GPU. I...
  15. urbina.christian123

    Question Is my hard drive dying???

    I've had a pre-built Asus PC since 2016. I put in a Gtx 1050ti SSC, 600 watt Evga PSU, 2x8 3200mhz Corsair Vengeance, and a Samsung 860 EVO. A while back a power outage burnt out my motherboard, so I dumbly had it replaced with the same factory mobo. I've been playing games on this PC since day...
  16. H

    [SOLVED] Best upgrade advice? / What do you recommend update first?

    Greetings. I've thinking about upgrading my pc, I want to first upgrade psu and case. What do you recommend update first? My PC: CPU: Intel Core i5-6400 GPU: Nvidia GTX 1050 HDD: WD Blue 1TB (2012) RAM: Kingston 9905678-027.A00G 1x8GB - MBD: MSI H110M PRO-VH (MS-7996) [M-ATX] PSU...
  17. G

    [SOLVED] Should I look to Upgrade?

    My current PC Parts: Mobo: MSI MS-Z87-G45-GAMING CPU: i7-4770 Max for the LGA 1150 Ram: DDR3-16 GPU: GTX- 1060 6GB Its been about 6 years since i bought the PC. I been thinking about upgrading but at the same time I don't know if I should or just upgrade my my GPU to an RTX 2070 or 2080. I...
  18. M

    Question I need help upgrading my Pc.

    So at the moment I have got a Ryzen 3 2200g A320M S2H CF MOBO (Which can only be used with 1st and 2nd gen Ryzen processers and ram wich is 2666mhz ram and up to 16gb) RX 570 (4 GB ) 8GB of 2400mhz ram 1tb black hdd Cooler master matsterwatt lite 400 psu I am looking for some help on what to...