Forum discussion tagged with #upgrade.
  1. maxboygamer96

    Question Will an ATX power supply work with an Micro-ATX motherboard ?

    Exactly as the title says - - Will an ATX power supply work with an Micro-ATX motherboard? Motherboard: Gigabyte H410M S2H pcie 3.0 16x 8 GT/s LGA 1200 Pci-express 3.0 Any recommendations to what psu should i buy? would this work...
  2. Greatwallxx

    Question Please help -- I want to upgrade but don't know how ?

    Hello Everyone, I recently bought a computer off my friend. He got a new pc so he sold me his old one since i didnt have one. I have a NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X and a I7-8700k 3.70GHz on a Z390 Designare motherboard. I want to upgrade this pc since it is an older system but am unsure what...
  3. Timothy696969

    Question Upgraded my GPU

    Hello, I've upgraded my GPU from a gtx 1070ti to a 3080 12gb and I've noticed that my games are performing poorly. For example, when I play Rust I hardly get more than 75fps. I also experience some kind of fps latency? which makes my game freeze when I for example shoot. My other specs are...
  4. M

    Question GPU upgrade for ryzen 3 3200g APU system

    Please let me know if you know any good gpu pairs with the cpu. Im currently looking into either Radeon RX 6500 XT or a nvdia 1660 or a 3050/3060 even if it bottlenecks it a bit and its fine then i dont have a problem cause i could in the future upgrade the cpu:vendredi: HARDWARE: MOBO:ASrock...
  5. V

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my i5-9600k ?

    I want to upgrade my CPU, i am trying to decide between an i5-12600k and the Ryzen 7 5700X 'cos I'm getting mixed info on which is better for gaming. I am currently gaming on 1080p at 240hz. Current PC build: AMD RX 5700xt XFX 32 GB 3600MHZ XPG RAM Corsair H100i Pro Xt water cooler i5-9600k...
  6. W

    [SOLVED] GPU upgrade with current PC help

    Hi Tom's Hardware, I enjoy reading posts here and thought I'd post one of my own. I have a older PC that if possible, I'd like to upgrade the graphics card to whatever is best "bang for buck" that could give me a nice upgrade and that I could still potentially use when I decide to upgrade my...
  7. Pacifico

    [SOLVED] Can I upgrade my MX 450 graphic card to GTX 1650 on a laptop?

    Can I upgrade my MX 450 graphic card to GTX 1650 on a laptop?
  8. W

    [SOLVED] RAM Upgrade suggestions/help

    I'm planning to upgrade my ram to 16gb, since my current ram is bad and makes problems to my pc I collected some money for new ram. My budget is 120-150$. I need best possible ram (best speed and compability with mobo and cpu). Any BSOD I get is related to memory (RAM). PC Specs: Ryzen 3 2200G...
  9. Chase Clouser

    Question What should my next upgrade be?

    https://pcpartpicker.com/user/xjchase/saved/#view=WMYcHx ^^My current build^^ Wanting to bring it half way to a modern build, but I have no idea where to start. Dealing with intermittent crash issues right now, figured it's a good time to just upgrade. Any suggestions would be great.
  10. Boofacekillah

    [SOLVED] Upgrade help

    Hey all I’m just looking for some solid advice here. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/cyberpowerpc-gamer-ultra-gaming-desktop-amd-ryzen-5-1400-8gb-memory-amd-radeon-rx-580-1tb-hard-drive-black/5833100.p?skuId=5833100 This link is to my current model and specs. What I’m looking for is advice for...
  11. Bwen

    [SOLVED] Looking for information to upgrad my current pc

    Hello guys , i've read a lot of posts, but my time came to start upgrade my PC. And thus I made account for advise on a upgrade. I mostly use it for gaming especially rocketleague r6 and fortnite. my current rig CPU - Intel Core i5-9600K MOBO - Gigabyte Z390 GAMING X GPU - MSI GeForce GTX...
  12. A

    Question How future proof is i5 2500k?

    I'm planning to upgrade to i5 2500k so you think it will handle next gen games (for like 2 years at least) if paired with 1650 super Oc or 1660? Please think and write bcz I will upgrade only if you will say 😊 Have a great day!
  13. S

    Question What upgrades would you recommend for my system?

    Hi all, I'm going to be buying a Philips ambilight tv soon and can't decide whether to buy the next generation consoles when they release or to just upgrade my current PC setup for some top-notch visual gaming experience... I think that some of my RAM is faulty as I encounter a few issues when...
  14. A

    [SOLVED] What should i upgrade?

    I have saved up some money and i wonder what i should upgrade in my computer? Current pc specs: MSI b450 Tomahawk max Ryzen 5 3600 Zotac Gtx 1660 ti twin fan Corsair Vengeance Lpx 2x8 GB 2400MHz DDR4 HDD 4TB Corsair CX550 PSU I want to buy a new corsair kit with 3600mhz but im insecure...
  15. A

    [SOLVED] Reinstalling windows 10 after mobo change?

    Im about to upgrade my motherboard and my cpu, but im not doing any storage changes. I got one 500gb sata ssd where windows 10 is currently installed and i have 2 hdd where games are installed. But my question is what do i have to do when upgrading the mobo? Do i need to delete everything from...
  16. M

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade my gpu??

    Hi everyone! So I've had my pc for 5 years I've had my gtx 960 for 5 years now and to be able to play games decently I have to turn my settings to the lowest and I think it's time to upgrade. I'm able to buy a used rtx 2060 for 280$ but I don't know if I should wait another couple months for the...
  17. P

    [SOLVED] Trying to upgrade Optiplex 330 desktop??

    Just cracked open my PC I've had since 2014, it's a Dell Optiplex 330 desktop and I'm really trying to upgrade it to a pretty decent gaming PC. What all can I do (besides just buy a new PC) to get the best quality gaming? My budget would be around $500. For any type of reference I'm looking at...
  18. A

    [SOLVED] Need help with upgrade.

    specs AMD FX 6300 1050 ti 1600mhz 16gb ddr3 ram GA-78LMT-USB3 6.0 I need a upgrade soon I have had this pc for over 2 years and i'm getting kinda tired of it any recommendations? I'm using the pc for mainly gaming.
  19. A

    [SOLVED] Which components should i upgrade?

    I have a decision problem! My current pc specs is Case NZXT H500 Cooler Master MasterLiquid Lite 120 cpu cooler HK ASUS Prime Z270-P motherboard CPU Intel Core i5 6600K 3.5GHz LGA1151 Socket ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Dual fan - 6GB GDDR Corsair Vengeance Lpx 8GB 2400MHz DDR4 SSD WD Blue 3D NAND...
  20. K

    Question fujitsu d3183 cpu upgrade

    i have mini pc from fujitsu with d3183 mobo model, and in technotes i seen tdp limit for cpu is 45w, somewhere in internet i seen that i can remove internal psu and connect external one, here is link to this post https://www.dkia.at/en/node/174 and if i do this "mod" i can put i7 3770? now i...
  21. Devvow

    [SOLVED] Im planning to upgrade my pc!

    Hey. I'm planning to upgrade my pc to a better one but don't know which components i should replace or change to. Specs right now: CPU: i3-8100 GPU: GTX 1060 3gb RAM: 8GB DDR4 Storage: 200gb SSD, 1TB HDD Motherboard: ASUS z370-p Powersupply: 500 watt Keep in mind that i'm going to sell the...
  22. K

    Question Bottle neck or no?

    i wanted to upgrade my GPU from zotac GTX 1060 6GB to rx5700 XT.My pc spec is : MOBO:A320M PRO-VD/S CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2400G RAM:16GB GPU:GTX 1060 6GB(Currently) PSU: Silver stone ST60F 600 W 80+Bronze is it gonna be bottle neck or its fine? And if so what do i need to upgrade too?
  23. Darth Brandon

    [SOLVED] On average how much of a performance gain would a CPU upgrade net me for gaming?

    Hello, I was hoping some of you might be able to help me decide if it's time for an upgrade? I have a i7-4770 non k cpu@3.40GHz with a gtx 1070. And the rest is basic but working components in my rig, far as mobo and ram is concerned. I was wondering if I would net a significant gain on...
  24. H

    [SOLVED] Are my components compatible?

    Hi! I've decided to upgrade my PCs CPU and Motherboard but I'm not sure if the parts I'm about to buy are compatible with each other and also with my Water Cooler case and so on and so forth. I'm not too experienced with computers and learned most of what I know through forums and videos. Parts...
  25. L

    Question MoBo for ryzen 2600

    Hello! Gonna upgrade maboy I7-3770 to Ryzen-5-2600 and cant decide which MoBo should i pick. I prefer cheap MoBo's, not gonna play with OC or smth like this. Is GigaByte B450M S2H good or better add some money and buy better mobo? If it good, can it handle pair of Kingston HyperX Fury...
  26. A

    [SOLVED] Dell Precision T5500 GPU Upgrades

    I have a Dell Precision T5500 with an R9 270 GPU. I would like to upgrade my GPU for gaming purposes (1080p, Ultra settings, latest AAA games). However due to the age of this PC (over 10+ years old now), I do not know which GPUs may be compatible, so I was wondering if those who have upgraded...
  27. AlmostDone

    Question Do i need to upgrade my PSU?

    At the moment i have i5 6500 + GTX 980 , 16 GB Ram OC 3200mhz, M.2 and adding one more ! The psu that i have is a seasonic 520W M12|| 80 plus bronze I want to upgrade for x570 with Ryzen 3700x+Cooler will be enough this psu? If not what you reccomend , thanks
  28. A

    Build Advice Dell T5500 Systems Upgrade

    I have a Dell T5500 with the following specifications: Dell 0D883f Motherboard (x1) Xeon x5650 @2.67 GHz 32 GB DDR3 RAM Dell PSU @875 Watts AMD R9 270 (GPU) 100 GB SSD WD Caviar Green (1TB, SATA-300, 32MB Buffer) | WD10EADS (HDD) I want to completely convert this workstation to a complete...
  29. A

    [SOLVED] I want to upgrade my RAM from 16GB to 32GB but I'm not sure I can, please help.

    Hello, I have a very simple question. I have 16GB RAM, 2 modules. My exact RAM specs are : 2 x HyperX Fury 8GB DDR4-2666MHz (HX426C15FB/8). So I have a very simple question, do I have to buy exactly the same RAM or I can upgrade to something similar? I'm asking because I cannot find the exact...
  30. nickkoops

    Question Upgrade to a ryzen 5 2600 (x?)

    So recently i've come across some problems with my i5 4460, it's on 100% when gaming and i would like a upgrade. So should i upgrade to the ryzen 5 2600 (maybe the x version)? or is the upgrade not worth it? My rig: I5 4460 GTX 1050 TI 12 GB ram i believe 2400 mhz or something in that range 500...
  31. nickkoops

    [SOLVED] Upgrade or no?

    So i recently got a used set with an i5 4460 and 12 GB of DDR3 ram, I paired it with a 1050 ti and for the first weeks I was really enjoying the upgrade.. (from a i5 2400) But recently i've come across some issues with 100% CPU usage in games like GTA 5 and Apex Legends. So I was wondering what...
  32. aeromaster03

    [SOLVED] Help needed upgrading

    I currently have a Dell OptiPlex 790 desktop, apart from increasing its RAM to 12GB it remains as it was purchased. What should be the first thing/things I should I aim to upgrade as I want it to eventually be a gaming pc (I’m not expecting it to run the latest games at 60FPS - just games like...
  33. A

    Question Want to upgrade my old 1x1 wireless card

    My Toshiba C75D-B7300 has by default an atheros QCNFA125 1x1 mini pci-e wireless adapter with which I have always had problems. I really want to upgrade to a newer 802.11ac, 2x2, dual band adapter. I have been looking at the Intel wireless-AC 9260 and it seems like a really good option for an...