Upgrade advice

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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...
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    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...
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    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?
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    [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...
  5. 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
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    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...
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    Question What to upgrade?

    Hello! I just wanted to point out that I am a complete noob at building a pc's and technology. My current pc specs are: CPU: intel i5 4460 GPU: Nvidia gtx 970 MO-BO:gigabyte b85m-d3h-a LGA 1150 RAM: DDR3 2x4GB 1600mhz Crucial ballistix HDD: WD Blue 1TB And now my problem comes. What to upgrade...
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    Question Upgrading to a new PC ( Windows 10) from a current Windows 7 OS

    So here’s the issue: I’m still running Windows 7 and didn’t bother to get the free upgrade to Windows 10 during the free period because I was not a big fan of it. The news broke loose that Microsoft is no longer supporting Windows 7 starting next year. This rises security issues that I don’t...
  9. Foreverhappy

    Question (Help) What should I upgrade on my pc?

    Hi guys, Looking at spending around $500-$1000 upgrading my pc a little. As I am not the best with building computers, I'm seeking your expertise. Current build: i7-3770 16gb ram gtx 970 sound blaster x-fi xtreme audio The motherboard is a tiny litte thing that the guy at the pc...
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    [SOLVED] i5 3570k vs i7 2600k

    Hello everyone, I have a question on buying next CPU for PC with these specifications: ECS h61h2-m2 (socket 1155), 16 gb Hyperx Ram, Corsair CS550M, i3 3220, 3.3 GHz, stock cooling, MSI 1050, 2 Gb, OC. I use this PC mostly for gaming purposes at the moment. So I was thinking about an CPU...
  11. RC Knowledge

    Question I need help with replacing NVIDIA GeForce GT 710

    Im new to the computer scene and was wanting a bit of help of what i should replace my NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 with since its not very good today's standards ATX 500B Power supply 500w Windows 10 Pro 64-bit CPU Intel Core i5 4460 @ 3.20GHz Haswell 22nm Technology RAM 8.00GB...
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    Question Advice related to upgrade

    Hey people... So, I am thinking of buying the RX 580 8GB to upgrade my present R9 380 2GB... Now, I have a CX 600 (approx. 5 years old) which is powering my PC at the moment... My question is, will it be enough for the RX 580??? I am running Ryzen 5 2600X, with 8GB x2 DDR4 RAM, 5 Cooling...
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    Discussion Upgrading my pc help

    So i know i have all of this apart from the motherboard thats just what i think its called i7-2600 gtx 750ti and i think this is right HP Compaq 8200 Elite CMT PC or cpuz said http://prntscr.com/ncycn5 ddr3 8gb i have around 230$ or £180 to spend on a upgrade what would help me the most to...
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    Question (Help) What could I upgrade on my pc to make it run faster!

    Hi I would like some advice on what to upgrade on my pc to make it run smoother and handle more things. I’m thinking I need a better processor in my pc. For example when I try gaming and having a program to record my gameplay or for example streaming, my pc starts to make the game slow and take...
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    Question Should I upgrade my RAM?

    Specs: GPU: RX 570 4gb CPU: AMD Athlon x4 870K HDD: 500gb SSD: no SSD installed RAM: 8gb DDR3 Single Channel Just wanted to know if its a good idea to upgrade RAM to 16gb Dual Channel or its just pointless and I wont get any major FPS boost.
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    I Want to upgrade my CPU, SO guys help me choose what cpu to buy to fit my current pc My current PC SPECS : Athlon 200 GE overclocked to 3.8 Ghz dual core four thread MSI B450M PRO-VDH SAPPHIRE RADEON RX 570 8GB Klevv 2X4GB DDR4 3000 MHz (clocked at 2667mhz by default) EVGA 450 BV SEAGATE...
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    Question CPU upgrade for gaming ryzen 5 2600 vs i5 8400

    Hey guys! Im looking to upgrade my pc to one of the following options (or to an even better suggestion) but some info beforehand: I only game on the pc got 144hz monitor and mostly play OW and dota2, but would like to play some upcoming AAA titles my GPU is a rx480 4gb, the next step will be...
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    Question CPU/GPU bottle neck...which to attack first?

    Hi, I recently built a new system with the main components spec'ed below. The CPU and Ram were bought new while the GPU's were recycled from my last rig. Since I recently started to play anthem alongside a few multiple instances of mobile games through an android emulator like Nox or...
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    Question I'm doing a slight upgrade (CPU and MBD). What do people think and is it worth it?

    Hi guys, My current set up is: CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 GPU: AMD RX 480 RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 x2 8GB MBD: Asrock H170A-X1/3.1 And I am looking at upgrading: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600x MBD: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK What are peoples thoughts? Thanks for your help :)
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    Question pc upgrade

    hello I currently have this pc. Please note It has a ih81m motherboard. https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/pd029624 http://www.californiacomputer.com/lenovo-thinkcentre-e73-sff-10au00euus need to improve its performance.... Is it safe to add this video card and will it fit that...