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    Question RTX 2060 vs 2070

    Hey guys, i currently use GTX 1060 6gb and also have around $550. The price on my country for 2060 is $500 whereas 2070 is $850. Some info: i only play in 1080p 144hz, i use i5-8600k, 16gb of ram. Should i get the 2060 or save for 2-3months to get 2070? Thanks in advance.
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    Question CPU Recommedation

    I'm looking for a recommendation on a new CPU for my main desktop. The existing MB and CPU are 7 years old and believe it or not I'm actually seeing the slowdown the past 6 months or so. The Graphics card is a GTX 1060, about 2 years old and while I do run 3 screens, it's more than adequate...
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    [SOLVED] What do I need to do before upgrading my motherboard?

    I'm sure you guys get this question a lot so bear with me: I'm upgrading my Gigabyte H100M-S2H to a Aorus B450 M and I'm upgrading my i5 6400 to a R5 2600. What do I need to do before performing the hardware swap? I mean, driver-wise, also how can I do a fresh install of Windows with an OEM...
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    Question Best CPU/Mobo Upgrade From i5-6400?

    Hey all, wanted to ask a question about upgrading some of my PC components. Here are the specs for my PC: CPU: Intel i5-6400 Mobo: Asus Z170-A RAM: 8gb DDR4 @2400Mhz (single) GPU: RX 480 Storage: 1tb HDD, 120gb SSD PSU: 600 Watt Evga 80+ Bronze I haven't upgraded this PC much since I built it...
  5. khodex1997

    Question Graphics card upgrade or wait?

    So to start off this is my current build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PwnDP3 I was thinking of upgrading the graphics card for one of the memorial day sales like a 2070 (like this one: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=14-487-412&Ignorebbr=true or this one...
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    Question Upgrading PC

    Hello, I am thinking about upgrading my cpu but i dont really know whats the best i can get for my motherboard I was looking at the cpu support websites but I would rather ask someone here so I can be 100% sure that i can upgrade it. I have some cpus that i was looking at: i7-7700/k,6700/K...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
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    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...
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    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?
  15. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
  18. 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...
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    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...
  20. 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...