Upgrade advice

Forum discussion tagged with Upgrade advice.
  1. R

    Question Upgrading new prebuilt need suggestions

    I want to upgrade a refurbished PC I bought with a new GPU and processor. Intel Quad Core i5 3.4GHz, 16GB RAM, 120GB SSD + 1TB 7200 RPM HDD, Windows 10, Nvidia GT1030 https://photos.app.goo.gl/YMkR45RaiGHrHYvF7 The motherboard is a Dell 0N4YC8. On the Dell website the computer identifies as...
  2. okjak808

    Question I7 3770 to r7 2700x?

    Hello everyone on Tomhardware Forums! So I've recently found an R7 2700x for 180 dollars (Used), which IMO isn't bad to me. Currently I have an LGA 1155 platform with a i7 3770, which I do wanna upgrade soon since it's kind of outdated today. I tried opting for a i5 10400 on best buy which is...
  3. B

    [SOLVED] Any point in upgrading my pc?

    Hello! I was thinking about getting an SSD, but my motherboard is pretty old. My question is, should I invest something like 200-300euro in my current pc, or save up to get a new one (budget would be something like 700-800 euro). I am in no hurry. Approximate Purchase Date: this year or early...
  4. LegendEli

    Question Only getting 30fps when steaming

    Hi I have a custom built pc but when I want to stream o can only do 30fps what do you guys suggest I upgrade to at least get 60fps Graphic Card: XFX Radeon RX 570 RS XXX CPU:AMD Ryzen 5 2600 RAM:Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) Motherboard: ASRock ATX Motherboard (B450 SSD: WD_Black...
  5. MereZen

    Question Help with making first-time upgrades on a prebuilt ?

    Hey, I'm a beginner in PCs and have never attempted an upgrade yet. In 2018 I bought a prebuilt ASUS M32CD Desktop and I think maybe now it's time for an upgrade but it's a little scary to me. I'm just worried and a little overwhelmed when it comes to compatibility issues and all the kinds of...
  6. R

    Question help troubleshooting after upgrading ram

    my cousin asked me to upgrade his laptop ram, so i tried to upgrade his pc... the computer is Lenovo All in One C20-30 (not the touch one) after i do some research, i find that that pc is using DDR3L 1600MHz i bought Kingston 4gb for that, this is what i bought : Kingston KVR16LS11/4 (4GB)...
  7. M

    Question I would like to upgrade my PC but dont know how

    Hey i have been thinking of upgrading my pc for a while now. Mainly to play video games with smoother fps and run programs faster. But i have no idea what is a good option for a good price. Therefore i am asking for some advice from more expereinced people. Its a prebuild from Corsair but i...
  8. SuperBST

    Question Asus ROG GR8 II - GPU Upgrade

    I've been researching on if the ROG GR8 II has any GPU's that are compatible with it, and have been coming up empty. I know I can open it up and remove the graphics card despite it being a 'micro' pc, but I can't find anything telling me what kind of motherboard it has and if said...
  9. T

    Question PC Upgrade Help

    Hey! I have a PowerSpec G151 that i’ve had for a while, but running games i’ve noticed the CPU running at near 100% almost constantly and on newer games some fps drops. I’m looking to upgrade power supply, graphics card, and/or cpu on it. Are there any suggestions on what to get? Specs: GPU -...
  10. Jacklope

    [SOLVED] what should i upgrade first.

    I have an fx 6300 an m5a78l-m lx3 8 gb ddr3 ,r7 250( i will upgrade to a rx 570 next month). Next upgrade should i upgrade to 16 gb ram or gather money for a cpu mobo and ram upgrade?
  11. tdelong.ori

    Question GPU Upgrade Ideas?

    Hi Everyone, I am relatively new to building PCs/PC gaming and I want to upgrade my GPU but I am a little overwhelmed with all the options. I was hoping someone might have some recommendations based off my rig. I'm not trying to spend more than $700-$800, but I am open to any suggestions as...
  12. Ferrariassassin

    Question I am upgrading from a 980Ti, what should i get?

    I have a MSI 980Ti GOLDEN that has been great but i need to upgrade it. I got a i7 7700k and 16GB of ram and 800W PSU. I would like to spend $1,000 maybe a small bit more on a GPU thats atleast 30% or better than my 980ti because its been such a long time i want to get soemthing that i can see...
  13. Barton99

    Question Do I need to change my psu

    So I have recently bought a new motherboard, cpu and ram sticks and my current psu is a thermaltake 600w smart rgb. my question is if I will need to upgrade the psu so it will be safe to run sytem spec Motherboard - gigabyte b450 arous elite Cpu- amd ryzen 2700x 3.7 ghz octa core Ram- Adata...
  14. ItsSynX

    Question Help/Thoughts to Upgrade PC

    Hi I would like to know your responses on a great budget on upgrading a PC. I want to play Rust on good FPS 70+ or any other games to play at an average FPS Rate not stuck with 40-45 FPS with low settings and having the system to have great response and quality. So far in this list that I own...
  15. ICY11

    Question Can I Upgrade by Core 2 Duo E8400 TO Core 2 Quad Q9650

    I Have an HP Compaq DC7800 Compatible Minitower with an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Installed, I was Planing on Upgrading it to Core 2 Quad Q9650 for better performance, here are my PC Specs: Mobo: HP 0aach (Intel q35 Chipset) Ram: 8GB DDR2 Ram @ 800Mhz Graphics Card: Nvidia Geforce 8400gs PSU: 365W...
  16. mechazomb

    Question looking for upgrade options

    Hey all so i have a packard bell imedia s2870 that i was giving due to my laptop dying on me, no this small formfactor pc comes with 8gb ddr3 ram a gt620 gpu i5-3340 3.4ghz cpu and a 230-250 wat psu, i want to upgrade the gpu to something a little better i am not looking to play high end games...
  17. J

    [SOLVED] Moving cloned SSD from Acer computer to another computer.

    TLDR: I've replaced almost all my stock Acer parts with upgrades. Literally everything will be different than what came with my computer, will my SSD that has everything Acer put in it work fine, or do I need to buy Windows 10 and wipe my SSD clean and start from scratch? Since buying my Acer...
  18. H

    Question Should I Upgrade CPU or GPU First?

    Hello Guys! I am looking for suggestions what to upgrade first. This is my only and my current PC specs and my potential upgrades: CPU : Athlon II x4 620 (upgrade to Ryzen 5 3600) GPU: Sapphire RX 550 2GB DDR5 (upgrade to GTX 1650) Motherboard: MSI 870-C45 (upgrade to B450M) RAM: Kingston...
  19. S

    Question Upgrading current pc , need help

    Hello everyone, so this is my current pc : https://pcpartpicker.com/list/6vQL7X i want to upgrade some parts to make it better until the market prices settle back down to normal levels and i get the latest parts and better ones. I use the pc all day for work , gaming on 1080p 144hz(mainly...
  20. C

    Question 2012 Build Upgrades

    Current build needs an upgrade. PC Purpose: Photoshop and Premier Pro. Monitors: 2x Dell U2412M CPU: Intel i7-2600K @3.4 GHz GPU: GeForce GTX-460 PCIe RAM: 16GB DDR3 Dual Channel (Corsair Vengeance Blue) SSD: 240GB Crucial M500 HDD: 2x 1TB WD Caviar Black 7200 RPM, SATA 6.0 Gb/s PSU: Antec...