Upgrade advice

Forum discussion tagged with Upgrade advice.
  1. K

    Question Choosing a graphics card to upgrade from

    My current graphics card is XFX AMD Radeon R9 290 Double Dissipation(https://www.amazon.com/XFX-Radeon-Dissipation-R9290AEDFD-Graphic/dp/B00HHIPM5Q) and I'm wanting to upgrade to something worth spending around $300 (Canadian dollars) on. I want to be able to run the Witcher 3 and GTA V at...
  2. T

    Build Advice PC Upgrade Advice For Toms Cat

    Hello Tom's Hardware ! I'm making this post because I need some advice on upgrading my PC. Perhaps you kind folks could help me out ? I do apologize in advance if this is not the correct community to post this question, and kindly ask to redirect me to the correct community. A small...
  3. X

    Question Upgrade Dell Inspiron or new desktop?

    Hey guys, so I'd like to either upgrade my current Dell Inspiron 3847 or get a new one for gaming. Specifically for 3D and high demanding intense games like The Sims 3-4 on all expansions, World of Warcraft, Ark, Fallout, other simulation games, you get the picture. I however have no idea how to...
  4. G

    Question Upgrade from gtx 970?

    Hello, I need some advice on an upgrade to my build. This is it: (late 2014) Mobo: Asus Maximus VII Hero Cpu: Intel core i5 4690k w/ delid under Dark Rock 3 @4.5Ghz Gpu: MSI GeForce GTX 970 GAMING 4G Ram: Corsair Kit 16GB DDR3 2133MHz Vengeance Pro CL11 (@2400Mhz) Monitor: BenQ Zowie...
  5. Myronazz

    Question Upgrading to a Ryzen system

    Hello, Intel user here. What happened: I need help with deciding a cheap upgrade to a Ryzen system. I have Intel currently and due to security issues I am highly considering getting Ryzen to have a complete peace of mind, plus it's time I start considering an upgrade because I have noticed...
  6. ice_age_baby

    Question What should I upgrade?

    I am looking to upgrade my PC now that its around 5 years old. My parts are listed below, but I am unsure what I should upgrade. I am looking to do some gaming, mostly overwatch and apex. I would also like to add a 1tb hard drive to provide extra space ontop of my ssd. I get about 30-60 frames...
  7. E

    Question Help on upgrade

    Hi guys just want to hear your thoughts? im planning on a build upgrading from my old I7 870 I stumble the E5-2420 v2 and chinese mobo on aliexpress saw reviews of buyers can tell its legit but im worrying about the low clock speed of the E5-2420 V2 only 2.7ghz but it has 6core and 12 threads...
  8. C

    Question Is it possible to upgrade a Toshiba 1366x768 to a higher resolution?

    Im currently running a Toshiba Satellite s55 c5274 i7-5500U 12GB RAM Intel HD graphics 5500 the lcd screen is on a 30 pin connector and i was wondering if there was any way to upgrade the LCD to a 1080p display?
  9. Ninelies

    Question Upgrade for the future

    Hello hello... So, I am thinking of upgrading my system to be more customisable futurewise. By that I mainly mean changing my mobo, RAM and CPU to more modern ones. My PC is for gaming purposes but I do like processing power also, just to be sure. This is somewhat my PC now...
  10. S

    Question Ideas for Upgrade

    Hi everyone, I've posted in some other threads before on upgrading my PC. I got a new GPU not too long ago which works fairly well for what I'm doing. Recently, I got interested in new parts to boost performance a bit. I'll give a full list on my ideas and show what I already have. I'll take any...
  11. J

    Question Upgrading my system

    Hey guys I am planning to upgrade my system and wanted to ask what you guys would recommend to upgrade? - MB Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 Intel Z170 So.1151 Dual Channel DDR4 ATX Retail - Intel core I7-6700K (4x4,0) - PSU 600 Watt be quiet! Straight Power 10-CM Modular 80+ Gold...
  12. Ankei

    Question What should i upgrade first?

    Hello. I need some help deciding in which component of my pc i need to upgrade first. So first and foremost my specs: CPU: Ryzen 5 1600 GPU: Gigabyte windforce 1060 6gb Mobo:Gigabyte A320m ds2 Ram: Crucial 16gb 2133 1 stick PSU: Seasonic 520W bronze 80+ Stock cooler for CPU Reasons for...
  13. M

    Question RAM Upgrade

    Hello, I'm looking for some clarity I want to have higher frames on my games, but I've seen that getting a higher speed RAM actually helps you a lot! I currently have this setup MOBO gigabyte ab350-gaming 3 CPU R5 1500X RAM Hyper FuryX 8GB 2133Mhz X2(16GB) GPU Gigabyte GTX 1070 OC And I was...
  14. docbooth

    Question same socket cpu upgrade from the Phenom II x4 810?

    What is the best same socket cpu upgrade from the Phenom II x4 810? I am running an old Frankensteined Gateway. It is slower than... I have started a new build using the latest better suited AMD or Intel cpu and will finish when they both finally start delivery of real chips not failed and...
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    Question Is this a good Upgrade?

    So recently i've upgraded my CPU to a Ryzen 5 2600 which is overclocked to 3.8GHz and 16GB of DDR4 RAM 3000MHz dual channel. Now i've been rocking the GTX 960 4gb Gaming from MSI for a while now but i don't think it can last very long anymore and i want to upgrade. Now i have the money for a MSI...
  16. Mghock21

    Question Which to buy to upgrade

    I need some help picking a PC to buy that my son can upgrade. The one he had died because the upgrades he added were too strong. So now we need to buy a new one and upgrade the gaming card, pay, and cpu to the ones he has now. Meaning it doesn’t need to have great ones to start since we will use...
  17. S

    Question Need help with upgrading

    this is my pc https://www.walmart.com/ip/iBUYPOWER-WA550G-Gaming-Desktop-PC-with-AMD-FX-4300-Quad-Core-Processor-8GB-Memory-1TB-Hard-Drive-and-Windows-10-Home-Monitor-Not-Included/52130974 i wana put a new video card in and am looking to spend 300-400 can anyone help?
  18. M

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my rig

    Hai all, I plan to upgrade my pc since my current pc is way too old for new game. My current rig i7- 4770 Gtx-760 Msi Z97 gaming 8gb ram I plan to change my gpu to 1660ti. The problem come is it will bottleneck my cpu or not. Or i need to change my cpu also ? I always play game in 1080p no plan...
  19. Kevinoli2005k

    Question Can i fit these components into the XPS 420 case

    Can I fit a mATX or An ATX MOBO into the XPS 420 with an i3-8100 and an ARMOR RX 570 OC,Why And Why not And if I should reconsider my case what is a good Case for An ATX and mATX
  20. V

    Question gpu or cpu upgrade

    i have an fx 6300 and a gtx 750ti to which im not sure what i should upgrade first considering i will game at 1080p max if i switch cpu i will need new mb unless i get fx 8000s otherwise new mb and potentially ddr4 ram im on tight budget, thought of getting gtx 1060, what would be the best...