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  1. 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...
  2. kingston97bg

    Question Enough power or not?

    HI, i already purchased Gigabyte AORUS RTX 2080 Ti version, but im scared to do exchange with my old 1070 Ti cuz im thinking the current psu is not enough for this beast. Should i upgrade with higher PSU or no. I'll use stock everything. No OC's. 𝘾𝙋𝙐: Intel® Core™ i7-9700K 𝙂𝙋𝙐: ROG Strix...
  3. alewald

    Question Scratched my monitor, contemplating buying a new one, am i a dumdum for even thinking about this?

    Hi there! A couple of days ago I was cleaning my mousepad and dinged my keyboard into my monitor (DELL S2721DGF), and it got a pretty small but noticeable scratch on it. DELL obviously won't replace it since it's not included in their warranty and they don't do repairs. It really bothers me that...
  4. Fog226

    Question 2013 gaming PC RAM upgrade

    Hi! I'm using a quite old PC (second half 2013) for gaming and general browsing. I play light games like League of Legends or Stardew Valley, plus strategic/management games with generally low/medium HW requirements. Not playing the most recent titles and having compromises with graphics...
  5. V

    Question What is a good upgrade path for Ryzen 2600 + RX 570

    Hello! I'm very new to upgrading PC's. I built a budget rig (~$900) back in early 2020 and i'm now looking to upgrade for faster 3D rendering and editing with Adobe Suite . What is a good upgrade path for my Ryzen 2600 + RX 570 system? Here are my pc specs: Ryzen 5 2600 ASRock Phantom Gaming...
  6. needanewpc420

    Question Is this GT-1030 compatible with my prebuilt PC motherboard?

    I'm looking to upgrade from my i7-6700's integrated graphics to a GT-1030. I currently own a prebuilt office PC. This is the PC: https://support.hp.com/lt-en/product/hp-envy-750-200-desktop-pc-series/9259609/document/c05158267/ I want to upgrade it to a Gigabyte GT-1030, but I'm wondering if...
  7. I

    Question Having a problem with my RX580

    My friend gave me his old RX580 to try before buying, and I'm not really impressed with it. I'm coming from an RX470, which was starting to feel a little dated, so I was hoping the RX580 would be better. In game performance, it's either the same or worse than what I had before. I didn't DDU the...
  8. M

    Question Ram from different brand

    Hello, I have 2x8gb 3200mhz hyperx fury of ram, I want to increase it to 32gb at least but I have problem with air cooling that blocks the 4th ram slot. I have two questions I wish if somebody can answer. The first one can I buy 2 sticks of ram from different brand with same speed and voltage...
  9. S

    Question Upgrading r3 1200 need assistance, Indian prices

    Hi all, I am upgrading my old r3 1200, I have a B450 Mobo from gigabyte, 16 GB (2*8gb) ram 3k mhz and a GTX 1660. All on 550 watt corsair power supply. PC is used for 2 major things, Photoshop and Playing Games(All sorts from AAA like RDR to esports like cs/valorant). I am buying from...
  10. artavasdes

    Question Soundblaster Ae7 or Ae9 (or any other sound card/dac)?

    I currently have a soundblaster g6 with dt990 pros but the g6 has been causing some issues lately. The audio cuts out sometimes when I tab out or into a game, I have a seperate thread on this: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/audio-from-sound-blaster-g6-disconnects.3693938/ I am looking...
  11. Barton7

    Question which camera to choose under £1000 (with two lenses) better than Iphone 12 pro

    Hi, I was trying yo do some research about cameras, but they only left me more confused. I am a beginner and I just want to take better photos for Instagram and for fun. There are two kits that I have found so far. CANON EOS 250D DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 III & EF 50 mm f/1.8...
  12. V

    Question win 7 fail to load after changing Mobo

    hi, i moved the HDD to a older build... now the OS wont load due to driver failure... win 7 reinstall OS as fresh is not an option for me... system reset after win loading screen, and ask for lunch repair mode, and that option didn't help ... i tried using win 7 disk and use upgrade option, but...
  13. M

    [SOLVED] Upgraded from i5-8600k to i7-9700k and I've got a bunch of instabillity issues with games.

    Hello Everyone, I thought upgrading a CPU was supposed to be smooth and clean sailing, no format required etc and while that's true for the most part, there has been a few issues I encountered with my upgrade. First of, here is my RIG: CPU: i7 9700k CPU Cooler: Dark Rock Pro 4 with MX-4...
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    [SOLVED] What should I upgrade next?

    Hey fellow builders, so I've got this setup and I'd like to hear suggestions about what to upgrade next, keeping in mind that I'll surely be getting 8 more GB of RAM, should I get a better CPU or a motherboard? Case: CoolerMaster Masterbox Lite 3.1 TG PSU: Corsair CX450M V2 Motherboard: MSI...
  15. S

    Question Which Ram to choose? (intel cpu)

    So i have recently upgraded my motherboard + cpu (msi z490 a pro + 10400f) cause i got a pretty good deal and i would like to upgrade my RAM now but don't know which one is best and will be in the future. i use the pc for gaming/work etc (not editing or photoshop or such tasks) my complete...
  16. 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...
  17. Legskeattch

    Question Memory Install

    Hi there, I’m install new memory into: Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2H I’m replacing Patriot PSD48G240081 DDR4 8 GB 2400 with: INTEGRAL IN4T16GNDLRI DDR4 16 GB 2400 My issue is that when replaced, I know have no signal on monitor. The computer boots as expected (1 beep, correct lights) but no...
  18. 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...
  19. System32_76

    Question Why can't I update Xubuntu ?

    Hi everyone. I tried to update from Xubuntu 20.04.1 LTS to 20.04.2, but for some reason, I can't easily do so. I executed the "sudo apt update" command before using these three specific upgrade commands: "sudo apt dist-upgrade," "sudo apt full-upgrade," and "sudo apt upgrade." The upgrade...
  20. S

    Question Bios Help

    Hello, i just switched my i5 6600k + z170 viii ranger with a 10400f + z490 msi a pro. i made a USB stick with windows on it in order to clean install windows on C. I connected everything from my old motherboard to the right places and didn't add anything new. I left plugged in only C drive which...