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    Question Upgrade 7600k to 9700k for RTX 2080?

    I currently have an i5 7600k (4.5 GHz) with an RTX 2080. I’m wondering how much of an improvement an i7 9700k would make. I occasionally get FPS drops into the 50’s on BFV and the 60’s on Apex Legends. Average FPS is more like 110. My CPU usage is often 100%. This is at 1440p with maximum...
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    Question Upgrading CPU or GPU

    My current specs atm are CPU: Intel Xeon E3 1230-V5 Motherboard: msi E3 krait gaming V5 lga1151 1151 Ram: 2x ddr4 8gb 2333mhz sticks of hyperx fury SSD/HDD: Seagate 2tb ssd, unknown Intel 120gb ssd, Samsung QVO 1tb SSD, Seagate 2tb 2.5inch hdd GPU: MSI Gtx 1070 Armor OC PSU: be quiet power 9...
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    Question System upgrade

    Thinking about upgrading my gaming machine. I've current got: CPU: i5 4690k MOBO: Some Asus GPU: 980ti RAM 8GB DDR3 2000 something What I want: CPU i5 9600k or i5 8700k MOBO : Asus : Gigabyte RAM : 16GB DDR4 2333MHZ I'm not bothered about the best best performance I just want a...
  4. HiveXV

    Question Time to upgrade the I5 7600k in 2019?

    My Birthday is around the corner and I'm interested to see if the I5 7600k would need to be upgraded for this year. Here's my current build CPU: Intel Core I5-7600K GPU RTX 2070 8GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16GB 2666 MHz PSU: EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W Cooler: NZXT Kraken X62 I was thinking...
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    Ok so right now I have a r7 260x if I upgrade to a rx 570 there will definitely be a significant improvement in performance, for example on a game like fortnite right? current build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PXc7nQ
  6. bibeksaha

    Question Should I upgrade my 2015 computer?

    Hi! Everyone. I had bought a PC computer in the late 2015. The components are Gigabyte GA-H81-S, Intel Pentium DC G3240 3.1 GHZ, 4 GB DDR3 1600 RAM and 500 GB SATA HDD. Now I plan to upgrade the RAM to 8 GB, add 240 GB m.2 SATA SSD and add a graphics card Nvidia GT 710 for visual improvements. I...
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    Question Should I buy GTX 1070

    I have enough money to buy GTX 1070 second hand. Should I wait a few months or buy it now. If I wait a few months I may be able to afford 1070 ti.
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    Question Upgrade Advice - Graphics + Monitor - £1k and Eventually Gaming

    Approximate Purchase Date: No rush but see more details below Budget Range: Roughly £1k System Usage from Most to Least Important: Writing, Surfing the net, Basic Video Editing (Camtasia) and eventually some casual gaming Are you buying a monitor: Yes Parts to Upgrade: Probably everything...
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    Question Good GPU for CPU & Motherboard

    Hi, so I was looking to upgrade my CPU and Motherboard because they are almost 7 years old at this point and I was going to upgrade my 2-year-old GPU as well, what would be a good upgrade to a GTX 970 for this CPU and Motherboard? Thanks in advance! CPU: Ryzen 7 2700X Motherboard: ROG STRIX...
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    [SOLVED] Finally upgrading after 7 years - is this build solid?

    Hi, Finally fully upgrading my 7-year old build (i did upgrade GPU and SSD before during those years). :) I'd like to order the parts asap, just wanted to check if there's any serious issue (especially compatibility) I might have with the new components. Or any other comments. But I would...
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    Question CPU upgrade? Or GPU upgrade?

    I currently have a 6600k paired with a Radeon 480 and am looking to upgrade my computer. Do I upgrade my motherboard to a gen 2066 socket and upgrade to an i7 7800X? Or upgrade my gpu to a 2070? I can’t get both at the same time due to budgeting. Thank you
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    Question Suggestions to make my pc vr ready?

    Currently I have an AMD FX 6300 and a GTX 960 graphics card. I also have a SSHD with 1TB and 24 GB of ram. I don't want to spend too much more on my pc, or I want to sell my parts as well. I don't know how to sell parts that well. Could somebody guide me as to how I would upgrade my pc in the...
  13. Dreamevil55

    [SOLVED] Time to upgrade my GPU from R9 380. Advice ! Please ?

    Well, to begin with, I'm no ultra gamer by any means. Casual once in a while. Only gaming I did was Guild Wars 2 for a while, tired of that now. So I decided to give the Witcher series a try. Suffice to say, the Witcher games have took my expectation of games to a different level to which, I...
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    [SOLVED] Will My PC Support a GTX 1070 TI?

    Hey guys, I've been looking to upgrade my GPU for awhile, but running on a budget. I currently have a RX580 (Sapphire Nitro+ Special Edition). I found somebody selling their ASUS Cerberus GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8GB for $300... used, but works perfectly fine. I plan on making this purchase, but...
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    Question Is it really necessary to update Win7 to current to upgrade to Win 10?

    I have various Windows 7 computers that were last updated perhaps in 2016, so obviously they don't have the latest Win 7 updates, including the latest updates for programs like Firefox and Thunderbird. If I'm upgrading to Win 10, does it really make a difference if Win7 and all programs are...
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    Question i wanna upgrade my pc but need your help

    Motherboard Name ASRock G41M-VS3 ram : 4gb video card : nvidia gt 720 bios:ami CPU Type QuadCore Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400, 2666 MHz (8 x 333) OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64x basically i just want a new graphics card and ram but im new to to pcs and stuff can you recommend me which...
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    Question Is adding 4GB RAM worth on my i5-8250 notebook?

    Hi all! New here. I have HP Pavillion Gamming Laptop, I want to add 4GB RAM, to improve gamming performance .I bought it not long ago, I aimed to get something to run mainly Mortal Kombat X and Far Cry Primal, that’s what I got in mind when buying it, with the budged I had at that moment. It...
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    Question Upgrading Lenovo H-50-50 with new GPU and Ram

    Hello All, First time post and noob upgrader here!. Let me start with my problem - My PC started restarting "BSOD" - stop code : memory management. I downloaded Speccy and it seems my Graphics card is overheating so up to 110%. The PC is a couple of years old so i think an upgrade will work to...
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    Question Should I upgrade my i5-4690K for gaming?

    System Specs: GTX970 i5-4690K cpu 16 GB DDR3 RAM H97-PLUS Motherboard TX650 psu So lately my games been kinda stuttering, mainly newer games such as Resident Evil 2, Darksiders 3, Monster Hunter World for example. This is at any setting regardless of high or low. I had this build made in 2015...
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    Question Recommendations for a PC with a good CPU for gaming and ddr4 memory that I can just put a new graphics card in and power supply if needed

    I was wondering if anybody had any recommendations as to PC's that I could buy with a that have a good CPU (Preferably Intel) for gaming and ddr4 RAM. I currently have a GTX 1060 (Which I'll probably upgrade sooner or later) but I have a terrible CPU (i7 920) which really isn't cutting it, and...