Forum discussion tagged with Upgraades.
  1. R

    [SOLVED] Upgrade from a I7 7700k?

    I was looking into an upgrade from my i7-7700k since I'm seeing some slower performance on most of my newer games. I've had it for a few years. I honestly don't know where to start and I'm looking for some sort of substantial upgrade. I'm willing to spend around 350 on the processor and up to...
  2. joao_ab

    Question Upgrading my old pc - need help on what to upgrade first

    I left my pc at my parents house for almost 2 years now, but i've decided to pick it up and move it to my home. The build is kinda old overall: -i5 3570k -Asus P8H77-V -Gigabyte GTX 1060 6gb -6gb ram ddr3 -1tb HDD Western Digital -250fb SSD toshiba -psu sasonic 620W I mostly use it for gaming...
  3. Loom009


    I have a tight budget and my pc specs as of now is: CPU: Intel Pentium g4560 GPU: Palit GTX 1060 6gb RAM: DDR4 8gb single stick 2400Mhz MOBO: MSI B250M HDD: 500gb PSU: 600watts I mostly do gaming and I have noticed FPS drops in all of my games like LoL, Dota2, Witcher 3, and many more. My PC...
  4. T

    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade

    Hello people, I am looking to upgrade my system and was wondering what would make the biggest impact. My build is a few years old, but it still decent I believe. Motherboard Asus P8P67 Intel Core i7-2600 @3.4 Ghz (O.C to 4.0 Ghz) CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO 4x4GB Kingston DDR3 RAM @1333 Mhz...
  5. H

    Question PC upgrade Opinions please!

    AMD Ryzen 5 2400G ASRock AMD AB350 Pro4 AM4 ATX G.SKILL F4-3200C14D-16GFX 16 GB (8 GB x 2) Flare X Series DDR4 3200 MHz PC4-25600 CL14 238GB SAMSUNG MZNLN256HCHP-00000 (SATA m.2 SSD) 238GB SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-000H1 (NVMe m.2 SSD) Monitor Acer S220HQL bbd (in 2020/2021? Only Vga and Dvi-d...
  6. M

    Question Help choosing components to upgrade my old 2015 build

    Hello, I could use some help picking out what components to upgrade for my next build! Current Build: Corsair Air 540 with stock fans Intel Skylake 6700k with the stock CPU cooler Asus z170 pro gaming Gskill F4-3000C15-GVRB 32gb DDR4 Two 1TB WD Blue HDD Samsung Evo 850 Pro 512GB Boot Drive...
  7. P

    Question Upgrading from i7-4790k

    I'm planning on upgrading my setup by going to the current Gen of CPUs. My current specs are below: CPU: Intel Core i7-4790k (Oc to 5.1GHz) CPU Cooling: NZXT Kraken x62 Mobo: ASUS z97 PRO GAMER RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengance GPU: GTX 1080 Ti FE PSU: EVGA 650W Gold So, I need to upgrade my Mobo...
  8. meluisguevara

    [SOLVED] Cpu (and motherboard) or Gpu upgrade?

    Hi everyone. I would like to upgrade my pc but don't know which decision is better. For the moment i have: CPU: i7 3770 (not k version) Motherboard is an Asus H61MK GPU is a GTX 970 zotac, this one Since i had being seeing a lot videos about how the Ryzen 5 3600 is really good i have being...
  9. Fluorine_Fire

    [SOLVED] How is this setup? Will any bottlenecking occur?

    For my birthday a while back, I got a "gaming" PC with a A960D+ Motherboard, 16gb DDR3 Ram, a GT 960 graphics card, a AMD FX 6100 Six-Core cpu, and a 460w power supply. This thing can't run anything more intense than Minecraft, so I want to give it some upgrades. I found an AMD RX 580-8GB GPU...
  10. S

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my Desktop components

    Ok , so here is the thing I have i7-7700, 4gb RAM, 1 TB HDD. I was planning to do an upgrade for my home lab especially running a virtual lab and make it 16 GB ram, with 250 ssd and NVIDIA GeForce® GT 710, 2GB. What I am thinking is will things work like I am expecting it to work by just adding...
  11. M

    [SOLVED] What can i upgrade on my Pc to make it run better with higher FPS and possibly other future game ?

    I have a pc build with the specs below -Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz -NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB -16 GB DDR4 Ram -Windows 10 - 82F1 Hp mother board I can already play most preferred games at their highest settings but there is some games out there I want to play that might need more...
  12. NoaHnao

    [SOLVED] 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?
  13. Aliency

    [SOLVED] 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. _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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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?
  19. 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)...
  20. 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...