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  1. INF1LTR4T0R

    Question HP AMD Motherboard upgrade

    I have an AMD-based HP H8-1214 with FX-8370 on the factory motherboard. I'm considering upgrading the motherboard, keeping with the AMD, along with a new CPU. I'd like to be able to play games on it, namely The Division 1 and 2. For this old beast which CPU/mobo combination would be recommended...
  2. S

    [SOLVED] Need advice on new system

    Hello everyone , so I will be switching my current asus z170 viii ranger + 6600k to a msi z490 a pro + 10400f. I have a sata SSD which has windows installed on it . I Have a digital licence and it's linked and activated with my microsoft account and all that. On this SSD i only have windows and...
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    Question Upgrading current pc , need help

    Hello everyone, so this is my current pc : https://pcpartpicker.com/list/6vQL7X i want to upgrade some parts to make it better until the market prices settle back down to normal levels and i get the latest parts and better ones. I use the pc all day for work , gaming on 1080p 144hz(mainly...
  4. M

    Question Random crashes after upgrade

    Hi, I just upgraded my computer, it worked fine for just over 2 weeks, but now I'm getting random crashes, the computer will just shut off, only sometimes giving me a BSOD, often after this the BIOS won't detect any boot drives and I will need to restart it a couple of times to it working...
  5. kappasushiii

    Question Mesh or solid front panel?

    I'm looking for a new pc case, I was going for aesthetics but I was wondering if I should go for a mesh or solid front panel, would a mesh front panel offer more airflow and lower temps, or is the difference compared to a solid front panel negligible. I also care about how much noise my computer...
  6. JustRedy

    Question How to buy genuine graphics card online and identify if it's fake?

    Can you guys help me buy some low profile graphics card for my ssf pc, I bought the fake gt 730 from lazada which I already got refunded, now all I need to know is how to identify if the graphics card they're selling is real/genuine and not fake? I been searching for 1gb or 2gb low profile...
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    Question Tried upgrading my CPU. Now both processors are stuck in boot loops

    So I bought a 5800X to upgrade from 2700X. I updated my BIOS before upgrading and made sure my PSU has enough juice. With all of that checking out I installed the new CPU to no avail. Ive tried a single stick of RAM, still with no luck. I popped my 2700X back in and it booted. I went to the BIOS...
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    Question Windows can't recognize or read devices, upgraded from samsung 970 evo nvme to samsung 980 pro nvme

    I had a samsung 970 plus nvme installed with windows, I upgraded to samsung 980 pro nvme. My goal was to clone 970 files with windows 10 to my new 980 pro. I selected all partitions of 970 and cloned to a blank 980. I then tested the 980.. everything worked fine. Booted into windows 10 off of...
  9. Question Which RAM should I get for my Acer Aspire E5-575G laptop ?

    Hello, I have a Acer Aspire E15 model laptop ( E5-575G), which is few years old. It came with 6th gen Intel core i5 6200U and 4GB DDR4 Ram alongside nVidia GeForce 940Mx graphics card. Since it only has 4GB of Ram, I'd like to upgrade it by adding another 4GB or 8GB Ram stick. Task...
  10. Dman138

    Question CPU upgrade

    I want to upgrade my CPU from an i3 9100f to something better so I can play VR games and call of duty cold war, when I try to find what my motherboard is compatible with I don't find it, I've looked at http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/ and couldn't find it, its an ASRock H310CM-IB, what CPU is...
  11. J

    Question MSI MEG Trident X

    I am looking at buying the MSI MEG Trident X 10TE-1281US. The cpu is the 10700k and ram is 32gb 2933mhz. On xoticpc.com they give the option to upgrade the ram. I read somewhere that 2933mhz is the ideal ram for the 10700k. I want to know if there would be any meaningful benefit if I...
  12. C

    Question Time for an upgrade?

    MB: Sabertooth 990fx CPU: amd fx-8370 GPU: 1080 ti waterforce RAM: 24gb ddr3 I bought this stuff about 2 months ago, the gpu today. I should researched more, because I can't upgrade that much with a socket type that is 10 years old. I want to upgrade, but idk what to get for a price that won't...
  13. Jeffery414

    Question Cpu upgrade, maybe ?

    i’m looking to upgrade my pc specifically the cpu. i’ve been in doubt for months on what to purchase to upgrade my i3, i would like to keep mobo if even practical, any suggestions or pairs for my setup would be appreciated. looking for better overall performance with multiple tasks which I think...
  14. RandallCarey

    [SOLVED] Why do I keep getting static shocks when I touch my keyboard?

    I recently upgraded my CPU to a Ryzen 3700X, and I bought new memory (G.Skill 3600 2x8GB) to go along with it. Everything works fine, as best I can tell. However, I now often touch my keyboard for the first time after leaving it for several minutes (or hours) and get a light electrostatic shock...
  15. Mxares

    Question Fps decrease after cpu upgrade

    Hello, i have some troubles with my pc. Recently i upgraded my pc from an i3 4160 to fx 8320 black edition. i got it from a friend so i didnt pay for it. only bought a motherboard. But problem is i noticed my games are choppy now, despite low cpu and gpu usage. My temps are normal too gpu- 50...
  16. vincent033

    [SOLVED] Adding RAM reduces performance?

    Hey! I own 2x8 GB of Corsair Vengeance DDR4 3200MHz I wanted to upgrade for more RAM and purchased another set of 2x8 GB (exact same product) I wanted to fill up the 4 RAM slots, but my benchmarks tell the RAM is 'performing below potential' (benchmark 4 ram sticks) I have turned on A-XMP in...
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    Question Can I upgrade this laptop's processor?

    I recently got for cheap an Acer Aspire 3830TG with an i3-2310M and a GT 540M and I was wondering if I could upgrade to, at least, an i5-2410M? Cheers :)
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    Question Need hardware suggesion for 60fps gaming on 900p monitor

    I have a 1600x900p monitor and my curren system is: Intel Core i3 4160 gskill ripjaws 2x4gb ddr3 1600 MSI Gaming GTX 750ti 2gb gddr5 Gigabyte b85m d3h antec vp450 corsair gaming spec 3 wd green 240gb sata ssd 2.5' I want to play Valhala/RDR2/2077 and other upcoming games with good fps. I don't...
  19. chilledmarco

    Question After CPU upgrade from a 2700 to a 5600x, random closing of some programs, and even BSOD System Service Exception

    Hello, As said in the title I recently upgraded my CPU, but now these random crashes happen. I´ve tried many fixes, checked the drivers etc. but nothing seems to be helping. Does anybody now what it could be? For example i´ll be playing csgo sometimes it´s fine sometimes it will close and go...
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    Question M.2 2280 SATA III Upgrade

    Hello, I hope you could answer a question for me, I'd really appreciate it. I have a Dell Inspiron 7000 (7378) laptop, which has an Intel Core i7-7500U CPU and a SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 SATA III 256GB SSD. When I bought this laptop, back in 2017, the only available storage versions for this...