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    [SOLVED] What to upgrade in an old PC to make it functional for basic stuff

    Hi everyone, I have this old PC which is almost 10 years old and it has become really slow, as I have also removed parts like the GPU and one of the RAM cards because they stopped working. I am interested in making a little faster so that it can handle basic daily stuff like browsing, videos...
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    Question SSD not visible in BIOS Boot Menu

    Hi guys, I hope someone can please help me out. I am about to pull my hair out. So I am trying to add an SSD to my laptop which has a HDD. I have installed the SSD in the optical drive. I have also cloned the HDD to the SSD using Macrium Reflect. Both drives are visible in File explorer under...
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    Question CPU/MOB/PSU/RAM Upgrade

    Looking to upgrade almost everything apart from my current GPU. (mostly for gaming) At the moment I have: GTX 1060 6GB 16,0GB DDR3 @ 665MHz B85M-G Intel Core i5 4430 @ 3.00GHz And a no name 520W PSU. So I would need a new CPU/MOB/RAM/PSU Budget is around 400-500€ thanks in advance.
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    Question Computer has 8GB installed but is only showing 3.96

    For anyone that can assist me It would be very much appreciated. I currently am having an issue with my computer and not being able to access the Full RAM specs - AMD FX-6300 Six-Core (six thread 3.5ghz) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 4 GB VRAM (2gb RAM I believe) Kingston hyperxfury 8GB ddr3 1866...
  5. TheDarkIce

    Question Should I go for Crucial RAM?

    currently, I have 2 x 4gb sticks of hyper X and I wanted to upgrade to 16 gigs. I was wondering if I should go for Crucial ram instead of Hyper X because Crucial is cheaper. Would it be okay for gaming? (I'm gonna buy 2x 8gb sticks for 16 gb btw) Hyper X : Amazon Link : 50 usd Crucial ...
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    Question Windows 7 to 10 upgrade with new mobo query

    Hi all, Thank you in advance for any help. So I'm upgrading my rig and it's on Windows 7 Home. I just tried to upgrade to Windows 10 and after a long black screen after 2 hours it just seemed to come back to my usual desktop, no upgrade. My question is: how can I upgrade to Windows 10 from...
  7. AverageGamer24

    Question Which is worth spending money at?

    Hello everyone, I have a little budget for an upgrade for my PC and now I got one of 2 choices... So my PC does not have any SSD but it's running off a 120 MB/s read/write speed HDD, So the 2 choices are: 1- Upgrade RAM from 8 GB to 16 GB 2- Buy a 240 GB SSD Both these upgrades are the same...
  8. wejsen

    Question Should i buy new or upgrade old PC?

    I just have a question about, if i should buy a new pc or try to upgrade my old one? My PC i 10 years old and i have only upgraded the HDD harddisk to a SSD (what at that time made it running like a new). I only play casually games like CS and league of legends, which the PC can handled on a OK...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading from I7-3770 to Ryzen 5 3600

    I've recently been considering upgrading my system, especially since I'll have more time at home considering the current state of the world. My current system is below, and I'm mainly using it for gaming, with some work on the side (programming): View: https://imgur.com/a/ofq8YIk At first, I...
  10. zakletsky

    Question I want to upgrade my PC, Don't know what to get.

    Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz Video Card AMD Radeon R9 200 Series RAM 8.0 GB Operating System Windows 10 I want something better but not too expensive
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    Question Will an SSD upgrade save me buying a new laptop?

    I'm trying to resuscitate my old laptop to save buying a new one. It's a HP Pavilion G6 2210sa, has a 3rd gen i5 and 6GB of memory, works ok but really slow. If I changed out the 1tb HD for an SSD do you think this would speed it up enough to stop me having buying a new one or are the base specs...
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    [SOLVED] Compatible cable suggestions needed

    Hi all I'm looking to upgrade the HDD of Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (Model 20332) to a SSD. Without looking at the motherboard, I went ahead and ordered a regular SSD on amazon. Today I opened up the laptop and found that it came with a UltraSlim WD HDD and has a different SATA port that I never saw...
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    Question Helo!!! I have a gtx 1050Ti and an AMD Ryzen 2600

    I have a GTX 1050ti and a amd ryzen 5 2600. I want to upgrade my GPU and I have my eyes set on either a AMD RX 580 or 590 (depending on the funds i have at the exact time i want to upgrade) or a NVIDIA Equivalent. i will list the games i primarily play and my COMPLETE pc specs. GAMES: Hell Let...
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    Question Should I upgrade CPU OR GPU??

    Hello everyone, I am looking to upgrade some of my current build. I live in Canada and find canadacomputers.ca to be the cheapest part supplier. I am hoping to spend roughly 400$ On to my build... I have: Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU Intel Core i5 4460 @ 3.20GHz 56 °C Haswell...
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    Question (Upgrade) I5 4460 > Ryzen r7 2700x (GAMING)

    Hello Everyone, I am considering upgrading my i5-4460 to a Ryzen 2700x since it is on sale in Canada for 220$ (Original is 440$). I currently have a GTX 960 and only 8GB ddr3 ram. This means to upgrade CPU I would need a new motherboard and a new stick of RAM. All this bringing my total cost...
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    Question Troubleshooting Ram Bought 2 of the same stick to go to 4 and Freq/not being recognized?

    View: https://imgur.com/a/RABG28k and the freq seemed to drop to 1866 when I had it set to 2933mhz. View: https://imgur.com/a/oBM6P7H - cpu z View: https://imgur.com/a/riM2aqW - dxdiag View: https://imgur.com/a/dO5KQvG - bios I also checked all the part numbers on cpu-z View...
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    [SOLVED] What gpu should I upgrade to?

    Hi I currently have a gtx 980 founders and I play in 2 to 4k and I don't care if I get over a hundred FPS or if I have to play in medium but as it's starting to age newer games are not running as well I don't have thousands for a rtx 2070 or 2080 ti and need a newer card I have been looking at...
  18. Mazhar Malim

    [SOLVED] Should i upgrade the GTX 1060 6GB

    My PC is a little on the older side, it has an i7 4790k at 4.5ghz oc all cores, 16 gigs of ram coupled with the 1060. Is it worth upgrading to newer offerings like the rx 5600 xt or rtx 2060?? (Both cards are priced almost similar to each other in my country) I am not sure about a full system...
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    Question How many cores for 2020 and beyond?

    Hey everyone! I have an i7 2600 that I've been sitting on for almost a decade and was considering building on a new platform. Was leaning towards the R7 3700x but I know the R5 3600 is a tough deal to pass up right now... My main problem is I'm just having a hard time picking between the two...
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    Question Custom Computer

    This is where my current setup is sitting, Asus Prime Z370-A Intel i7-8700 Nvidia MSI 1660 Super 6gb 32gb Anarchy-X 3200 mghz PNY 250gb SSD 2Tb HD Cooler Master Hyper 212 What would be the next logical upgrade? I'm thinking the CPU, just looking for some suggestions. Thanks.