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  1. zombie2907

    [SOLVED] CPU upgrade for Odense2-k

    I am wondering if the i5-6600 will work with the Odense 2-k in my current system motherboard: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c05355651 CPU: https://www.newegg.com/intel-core-i5-6th-gen-core-i5-6600/p/N82E16819117562
  2. I

    [SOLVED] PC upgrade compatibility issues?

    I'm getting fairly close to pulling the trigger on an upgrade for my current system. I'm still rocking with the i7-4790k and I feel it's time to jump to a 12th gen processor. I've got a 3070 so I'm good graphics card wise. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/rRbD4s This is what I'm thinking about as...
  3. Ryker Pendleton

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade my Power Supply or SSD or Cpu Cooler first or something else

    System Specs: Ryzen 5 3500 Nvidia Geforce Gtx 1650S single fan Wester Digital Sn520 256G m.2 nvme Corsair Vengeance 16gb 3200 mhz LPX Stock Cpu cooler 2 Corsair 4000d Stock Fans Asus Rog strix b450-f gaming II hp pavilion stock 400w platinum power supply non modular
  4. D

    Question High End PC Windows Slow and non-responsive

    Hi all, I have a very high end PC and all was well until I recently upgraded the CPU from a Ryzen 5 5600X to an Intel i9-12900K. Rest of my specs are: Gigabyte Z690 Gaming X 32GB (4x8GB) G.Skill RipJaws V red DDR4-3600 DIMM CL19-20-20-40 AMD 6800XT Corsair CV750W The problem is when gaming...
  5. TerraCorbix12345

    Question How to transfer OS to SSD without transferring other files?

    I'm going to get an ADATA SU800 512GB SSD to put in my PC. I want to transfer my OS on to it, but the only methods I've seen online involve copying over all of the files on a hard drive and moving them over to an SSD, which I can't do because I've used more than 512GB on my hard drive. Is there...
  6. H

    [SOLVED] Case For Future Build 5000D

    There is a winter sale going on in my country and they have the 5000D for 99 euro from 170. Should I grab it from now for my future build or even switch it with my current one? Is it a good case? Corsair 5000D Tempered Glass Mid-Tower ATX PC Case (CC-9011209-WW) -...
  7. G

    Question In need of a new graphics card.

    Dear people, I'm looking to upgrade my setup a bit. Really struggling to get around 100+ fps on Warzone and other games. I run a triple monitor setup at 2560x1440 - 165hz. Current specs as per below. CPU Intel core i7 @ 3.7 GHZ Coffee Lake RAM 16 GB Dual Channel@ 1500 MHz Motherboard...
  8. S

    [SOLVED] Should i upgrade my ram?

    So I've built my PC back in early 2019 with very little knowledge about PC components and thus made some dumb mistakes. For example, I have ordered one 16GB ram stick instead of two 8Gbs and been using my ram in single channel ever since. Now I'm thinking whether it would make sense for me to...
  9. S

    [SOLVED] Rig upgrade suggestions.

    Looking to upgrade my rig (mainly motherboard, debating between GIGABYTE B550 AORUS PRO and GIGABYTE B550M DS3H) My rig has Gigabyte RTX 3070 Ryzen 5 5600x 1x16GB 3200mhz Thermaltake TP 750w Semi-Mod PSU HyperX Kingston 128gb SSD 1tb Seagate HDD I'm looking to - replace my motherboard, maybe...
  10. E

    [SOLVED] Graphics Card Fried - What's my best option?

    A few days ago, my graphics card overheated and it does no longer work. I custom built my PC at the end of 2015, so I've been meaning to upgrade sometime soon, but with the current prices of GPU's I was hoping to wait a bit longer. Preferably until the RTX 4000-series cards arrive, and the...
  11. C

    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade my PC

    Hello, It's been almost 3 years I built this. Quite a basic build, I typically use it for base gaming. Looking to achieve a better performance and decent 1080P gaming. Current Specs: AMD Fx-6300 (Not OC) Asus M5A78L-M LX3 8GB DDR3 Nvidia GT710 2GB Could anyone please suggest me what parts...
  12. H

    Question HDD Showing full, but not full.

    I recently decided to switch all my older laptop HDDs to SSDs. My primary has a 750gb Hdd that windows explorer shows has 228gb used, the rest free/empty. I was trying to "update" to a 500gb SSD, but the cloning software MiniPartition shows the drive as 100% full, so I can't migrate the...
  13. D

    [SOLVED] Upgrading from 750 bronze to 850 gold

    Hi, I am trying to choose a new PSU as I recently upgraded my CPU to a i9-12900K and with its huge power draw I think I need to upgrade the power supply also. (Right now I have a CV750 Bronze so I would like a gold PSU for sure) Also my GPU is a 6800XT For my budget I have found the following...
  14. Floob

    [SOLVED] I have a feeling my new GPU is running just a teeny tiny little bit slower than it should be.

    I have just upgraded to a MSI RX 6600 XT from a RX 480 which died a few weeks ago. This GPU is running pretty good on all kinds of benchmarks, but I have my doubts that something may be slightly bottlenecking it. I think i may be a PCIE 3.0 thing but I am not sure. On time spy, the graphics...
  15. B

    [SOLVED] Upgrading Win 7 to Win 10 and moving boot drive to SSD?

    I would like to install an SSD in to my older computer that is still running windows 7 and have a few questions. I would also like upgrade to windows 10 in the process if possible. I am thinking of purchasing a 500GB or 1TB WD Blue SSD to add to my desktop that currently has 2x 1TB HDDs. I would...
  16. Elias_elie

    [SOLVED] Ram Upgrade : 4gb + 4gb or 4gb + 8gb ?

    I'm using Asus Vivobook 15 x512fa. There is one fixed slot 4gb non removable & one empty slot available for me. I'm confused whether I should go for 4gb+[4gb] or 4gb +[8gb]. In case If buy Ram with same clock speed & all other parameters except using different memory sizes. Is it going to...
  17. AngelicDivine

    Question I wish to at some point upgrade to windows 11

    Hello so i have already converted my drive from MBR to GPT but i am making sure it is fully set so that when i go from 10 to 11 its works right. So when i did so i was puzzled cuz it shows in my disk manager that there is only 3 partitions and my pc booted cuz i checked to make sure it was...
  18. mraazx

    [SOLVED] CPU Confusion !!! 11400 vs 5600X Vs 12600k or wait ? Need HElppppP!

    Hello Guys, First of all, sorry to post like this I know this may sound very frustrating but I am really confused right now about what should I do. I mostly play Valorant and Destiny 2, Some AAA games from 2017-2020 ( As I could not play many titles at that time ) I use my pc to Work (...
  19. S

    [SOLVED] Asrock Steel legend B450 cpu upgrade question.

    Hello, My motherboard asrock steel legend b450 is currently 1.5 years old and running ryzen 2400g + 16GB ddr4 3000Mhz + gtx 1660 super. I would like to upgrade the cpu to better 8 core one and I have shortlisted, Ryzen 7 3700X Ryzen 7 3800XT Ryzen 7 5800X per...
  20. L

    [SOLVED] Do i need to reinstall windows when im upgrading my motherboard and cpu?

    Im going from the i5-8600k to the i5-12600k and obviously i need a new motherboard for that. Can i simply connect my drives and launch it like it was the old pc? Thank you in advance!
  21. T

    [SOLVED] CPU Upgrade got me lower frames

    I upgraded my Cpu yesterday from a Ryzen 5 2600 to a Ryzen 9 5900x did bios got it working and jumped into a game. I noticed I wasn't getting good frames it didn’t feel like an upgrade at all and am curious why? Specs: Ryzen 9 5900x MSI RTX 2060 2x 8 GIG Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro Ram MSI B450M...
  22. M

    Question Can a Western Digital 2TB WD Blue 3D NAND M.2 2280 be used in my HP Pavilion 15-eh0050wm?

    Wondering cause I have a 512GB SSD that's about out of space & I wanna upgrade to 2TB to dual-boot Ubuntu Studio on my laptop. Is it possible to use this $170 SSD I mentioned in the model of my laptop? No rude or unrelated answers please.
  23. L

    [SOLVED] Hey, im a bit confused about timings and ive found a ram kit that i like but im unsure if its my best bang-for-buck deal

    the ram kit ive found is the Corsair Vengeance DDR4 3600 MHz C19, ive heard lower timings are better and assuming C19 means its slower than C16 for example.. is this a good choice or should i aim for lower latency? Or do i have it all wrong.. please help.
  24. L

    [SOLVED] i want to switch from intel to amd, but im worried i need a new cooler

    My current cooler is some kind of 240mm water cooler AIO, and im unsure which exactly it is. I know its a pretty standard AIO but if needed i would'nt mind checking which exactly it is. Currently im using an i5-8600k with a 1151 socket i believe, and my pc is a pre-built so i dont have any extra...
  25. G

    [SOLVED] Going from i7 to i5 for gaming

    Hi, i currently have this build: i7-8700k @5.0Ghz 32GB DDR4 @3200Mhz Asus Z-370a Prime RTX-3070 OC i want to upgrade to i5-12600k or i7-12700k Asus Prime Z690-P D4 and keep the rest (ram and gpu) i mainly play heavy games in VR (Reverb G2) like DCS, do you think an i5 is ok for my case, or i...
  26. alanpatrick20

    [SOLVED] What should I upgrade for getting more FPS on Valorant?

    hello everyone i want to ask you opinion about getting good fps in valorant my current fps is around 120-180 my monitor is 240hz i want to get more fps my spec is Proc : i7-7700k Motherboard : msi b150m mortar ( ps : i know this mobo its not good for K proc ) ram : 4 x 4gb 2666 mhz gpu ...
  27. therats21098

    Question Upgrading CPU, will everything fit?

    Here is my current PC: CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor ($375.27 @ Amazon) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR3-1600 CL10 Memory ($62.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Desktop HDD 4 TB 3.5" 5900RPM...
  28. S

    [SOLVED] Upgraded PC worked fine for a couple weeks that now hard crashes without any obvious issues

    I upgraded my Mobo/CPU a couple weeks ago and started fresh with a clean install of Windows 11 for safety and had zero issues until last night. I started up Halo Infinite and opened YouTube like any other night after work and noticed the YouTube videos were chugging, freezing etc when clicked...
  29. kinter99

    upgrading ram for laptop

    so i have a dell latitude 7280 i bought off auction for nice deal. It turns out it is sold without memory because the led blinks twice amber and thrice white. This is ok, not a problem something i expected. All I want to know is wether or not i can just use any SODIMM ram. I know that it is DDR4...
  30. Srag

    [SOLVED] IS It worth upgrading from Core i5 9400f to i9 9900k

    hi so recently i was thinking of upgrading ? my CPU from a I5 9400F to I9 9900K is it worth the upgrade or not my GPU is 1660 Super / 16 GB ram / am i gonna notice any different ? in FPS ? or any noticeable difference bcz u see am playing games like (Star citizen ) and ( Icarus ) people...
  31. D

    [SOLVED] Im upgrading some parts and I have some questions

    Hi, I will be upgrading my CPU from the i5 8400 because I bought an RTX 3060 and this is how my system will look like i7 9700k RTX 3060 Cooler Master Hyper 212 MSI Z390 A PRO 16GB Corsair Vengeance RAM (2 sticks) EVGA 600B PSU I have a Cooler Master case with good airflow, two hard drives and...
  32. Zangyfish

    Question Today I tried to upgrade my PC with new hardware, and the motherboard lights up but the power button does nothing?

    Hi, I tried to upgrade my PC today, and I changed the motherboard and CPU, and the motherboard's LED's are lighting up, but the power button on my case isn't doing anything. I'm pretty sure I've got the power switch cable in the right place, so im not sure what's wrong. The components I have are...
  33. perrycomics

    Question upgraded now only Boots only to bios all Sata are N/A

    hey, so I upgraded my sons computer with a new graphics card, new power supply and new ram and now when booting up it goes to bios and shows sata as N/A I currently have two plugged in (1) is a western digital hard drive with the os installed (windows 10) and the other is an sanddisk ssd with...
  34. B

    [SOLVED] Here's a hypothetical. All current GPU's are in-stock and selling at MSRP. What is my next GPU upgrade? Current specs below.

    I just recently upgraded my CPU/RAM from i7-8700K/3000MHz to i7-12700K/3600MHz (a placeholder until DDR5 is actually appealing), and of course I had to dabble in these Gen4 SSD's you guys are raving about. Now the only thing I need to do next is upgrade my GPU... I have an EVGA RTX 2080 Black...
  35. Zangyfish

    [SOLVED] Will I be able to build a working system with all of these components?

    Hello, I'm thinking about upgrading my PC, and getting some newer and better components, and was wondering if this motherboard (https://www.asus.com/uk/Motherboards-Components/Motherboards/TUF-Gaming/TUF-GAMING-Z690-PLUS-WIFI-D4/) and CPU...
  36. N

    [SOLVED] Upgrading?

    So my pc is really old! ive put some new parts into it but now im looking to overhaul many of them! I have zero clue about upgrading this computer so im asking for help figuring out what i need to replace/upgrade/whatever i need to do! Current Specs: CPU - AMD FX(tm)- 6300 six core processor...
  37. I

    [SOLVED] Gaming PC Upgrade Advice - $1000 budget

    Hi all, I'm looking to upgrade my current system (see specs below) with a budget of around $1000. I use my system for gaming only and I'm looking to improve performance on higher settings for AAA games. What components would be my best bang-for-buck performance upgrade? My thinking is that...
  38. D

    [SOLVED] Intel i59400F Upgrade?

    I'm currently running on an Intel i5-9400F and I'm hoping to find a decent upgrade on my current board which will be best suited for my recently upgraded GPU, the RTX 3060ti. I'm completely lost with how the sockets and chipsets work so if anyone could direct me to a decent upgrade that would be...
  39. USAFRet

    [SOLVED] Natural upgrade

    Win 11 has been in full release for almost 2 months. We've seen many many people force the upgrade from 10, or do a clean install of 11. Has anyone had their system get Upgraded organically...as in the regular Notification and then click Yes? If so, how did it go? To be clear, Insider Program...
  40. N

    [SOLVED] Will this build work ?

    Hey guys, i have ordered a pack of parts on big sale that i want to use to upgrade my 2012 beast :D i am not any high tech dude but i know some so i wanted to ask you all knowlege master about this build. So here is my build that i am still using : motherboard: ASUS P9X79 LE, Socket-2011...