Forum discussion tagged with Upgraades.
  1. NoaHnao

    Question What should i do?

    I have a pc with these specs: intel core i7 6700k asus z170-M Plus 16 GB RAM MSI GTX 980 Armor I want to upgrade my motherboard, I was thinking of getting a z370 motherboard for future proofing, but the new z370 platform dosent support my CPU. should I get a new CPU or get a new z170 motherboard?
  2. A

    Question Upgrade CPU and Motherboard Question

    Hello guys, I want to upgrade my CPU and motherboard (only). This is the first time I will do this, thus I have the following question: -Will Windows still work? (As the key is embedded in the current BIOS) - I have upgraded from 8.1 to 10 several years ago. If not do I need to reinstall...
  3. JaAntonio

    [SOLVED] Is it worth to upgrade the CPU and the motherboard?

    Hello, my friend have a Ryzen 7 2700 with and asus B450-F motherboard and he thinks to upgrade to an Asus X570-E with a new Ryzen 7 3800x. For the GPU he uses a RX 5700XT, the Asus strix model. The motherboard is cause he wants to swap it because he need 3.1 usb front panel and more USB 2.0...
  4. J

    [SOLVED] what should i do (help !!)

    I am a colorist for films and have recently noticed my workflow to slow down. I have a water cooled 6700k, 32gb of ddr4 3200 ram, a 2070 and a 970. my scratch dis kis a 3 tb 6gb/s HDD and my OS is a adata 250gb ssd. I am beginning to encode/decode slower. I cant play back footage (4.6k raw) or...
  5. _BlueCrown

    Question Extending RAM on Asus z170 Sabertooth Mark1

    Hi all, amazing community here. I have search around but haven't found anything that solved my problem so I decided to participate and ask here for a solution. So, I have an ASUS z170 Sabertooth Mark 1 motherboard, I had 2x8GB of ram installed from GSkill Raw (G.Skill Ripjaws V Red DDR4 2400...
  6. P

    [SOLVED] Advice on my planned purchase?

    View: https://i.imgur.com/wYCTfUk.png I'm upgrading my PC that has a Radeon R9 280 GPU and an i5 4440 CPU (also only 8GB of ram and 1TB HDD) with the components from the picture My budget is 530$ and these components are 525$ where I'm from so this is as high as I can go price wise (I could...
  7. mhb1406077

    [SOLVED] How will be the purchase of ASUS VivoBook X202E at $50

    there is used ASUS VivoBook X202E for sale at $ 50.If I want to buy that. Is it a wise decision to buy that? If I want to upgrade that machine to a better machine. with 8gb ram and a PCIe SSD. Is it possible for the up-gradation?
  8. nospecgamer

    [SOLVED] Upgrades from GTX 1070?

    I bought a GTX 1070 AORUS Rev 1.0. From a Parts Hunt on Kijiji as a replacement for my RX 580. Currently I play Battlefront 2 and it struggles at Medium Settings gaming, since I’m used to 75 hz and 240 hz (Dang friend made me use it at his house and now my eyes are like auto adjusting to it)...
  9. V

    [SOLVED] Help with Upgrading a Graphics Card for a Laptop (ASUS K55VD)

    Hello, I was searching for graphics cards online and I realized there was no way for me to tell which ones are for a laptop. I was using Amazon India. Also I was not sure what would be compatible with my laptop which is an ASUS K55VD. I also was not certain what GPUs would be compatible with...
  10. P

    [SOLVED] System upgrade to allow Samsung 970 Evo Plus run in full potential.

    I recently brought a Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe and I found out that my MOBO does not allow it to work to its full potential. I am looking for a budget upgrade for my MOBO, CPU and RAM. My full spec is: Intel i7 - 4790k (oc to 4.9GHz) Cooling NZXT Kraken x62 Asus Z97-PRO GAMER Corsair 16GB DDR3...
  11. S

    Question Motherboard is toast, trying to upgrade

    Specs-- My motherboard is a 760GMA-P34-FX, I have a AMD 8320 FX CPU, and a NZXT - Source 220 ATX Mid Tower Case, with a 500w powersupply. I have a small form factor GPU (dont have specs and computer is at unis's IT dept) Question -- what would be the best motherboard to replace my current one...
  12. Zorozephyr09

    [SOLVED] Graphics Card Upgrade: Choices and Avoiding Bottlenecking

    My pc currently has an Nvidia Geforce GTX 650 ti for a gpu and an Intel core i5-2500k processor. I'm looking for a suitable gpu upgrade that would allow me to (and this is the primary motivation for my upgrade) play The Witcher 3 at 60+ fps and high settings with no issues. Also the gpu has got...
  13. N

    [SOLVED] How bottlenecked is my new MSI RTX 2060 Ventus 6GB OC ?

    First post! I just purchased a new MSI RTX 2060 Ventus 6GB OC and it's working well. I've seen a decent performance improvement so far. But now I'm wondering if my 6 year old rig needs some extra love. I'm running an intel i7 3770K @ 3.9GHZ (slightly overclocked) on an AsRock Z77 Extreme4 with...
  14. Y

    [SOLVED] Dell Inspiron 580 and onboard audio

    Hello friends My mother has an old Dell Inspiron 580. Recently the onboard audio stopped working. The error message reads 'no audio device plugged in'. Neither my brother nor I are techies - I live remotely, so he has been assisting her. He has reinstalled all drivers (including the Realtek...