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  1. Randomuser395

    [SOLVED] Upgraded to replace suspected dying graphics card, no change

    A few weeks ago I went to play GTA V, but found that I could not play the game at all. After uninstalling and reinstalling multiple times, verifying integrity of files, and updating all my drivers, with no change at all, I concluded that a pc component must have been failing. I also tried other...
  2. N

    [SOLVED] Good upgrade or not?

    Hey guys i just ordered a upgrade pack for my pc and i want to hear what others think about this move. Maybe it was stupid :D So yea i just ordered : I9 11900f Asus rogtrix b560 motherboard Kingston fury beast ddr4 3600mhz 2x16gb Heres my pc that i am upgrading: motherboard: ASUS P9X79...
  3. sidiqb

    [SOLVED] NVMe support on Acer Aspire 5

    Hello there! I have an Acer Aspire A514-51K that I want to add the NVMe SSD in. I found this one on the web that I wanted to be installed in my laptop: https://www.adata.com/tz/award/597?tab=description My laptop is capable to have SSD NVMe PCie gen 3.0 x 2 2280 My question is, can I install...
  4. Gopeeeenncetooou

    Question Cpu upgrade

    So i am bout to upgrade my cpu and i am thinking i3 10105f or i5 10400f i am not sure bcs the i3 will not age well and i am on budget i have rx 580 4 gb to pair with. Also i know the difference in gaming is small. I play cs:go,lol,gta v,ets2,fortnite, and soon fh5(if i can run it)
  5. K

    [SOLVED] Help checking my build changes.

    Hello! I've decided to upgrade my pc, changing my MOBO, CPU, PSU and adding a new SSD. here is the list of my final build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/xDDKy4 I believe everything should compatible since the website is not throwing any warning, but the www.userbenchmark.com said something...
  6. J

    [SOLVED] Will I run into any issues if I install an M.2 NVMe SSD on a PC that has TPM and Secure boot enabled?

    Will I run into any issues if I install an M.2 NVMe SSD on a PC that has TPM and Secure boot enabled? I had enabled TPM and Secure boot to upgrade to Windows 11 which is running on a Hard Disk Drive but now I want to install my newly purchased M.2 NVME SSD. Can I just plug it in and install...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] Poor System Performance After Upgrading CPU

    Hi everybody, I just upgraded my CPU from an i7-7820X to an i9-10980XE after the i7 overheated following a failed AIO. Now, I have massive issues with stability on my system. I run primarily 3ds Max for my work. On my previous system, I was able to multitask with no problems but now the...
  8. H

    [SOLVED] 5600x vs i5-12600k For upgrading current pc

    I have enough money to upgrade my current cpu+mobo+ram from intel 4th gen. Was ready to buy ryzen 5 5600x but alderlake dropped is it worth waiting a bit more for prices to change and switch to the i5-12600k or stick to the current plan with the 5600x
  9. MadsDK

    [SOLVED] Question Upgraded GPU, but runs with low FPS and low usage

    Hi I recently bought a new RTX 3080 ti and upgraded from my 980 ti. After playing some BF5 and Warzone and finding out that my GPU usage was very low (10-15%) while my CPU was at 100%, I suddenly understood better why my FPS was also somewhat lower than what I had expected from this high end...
  10. vas090

    [SOLVED] Upgrade. Is it worth it?

    Hi fellows, I have a question. With current configuration: MB: ASUS Prime Z270-P CPU: 7700K ( OC to 4.7GHz ) RAM: G.SKILL Trident Z 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 3000MHz CL16 GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 ( OC to Core: +180 Memory: +500 ) PSU: EVGA SuperNOVA 750W G3, 80 Plus GOLD Is it worth...
  11. T

    [SOLVED] Activation lost when upgrading to Windows 11

    Hi, I was using Windows 10 Home activated with an OEM license, I no longer have the product key but it was automatically activated everytime I did a new install. I did a fresh new install for Windows 11 Home and it didn't activate automatically so I went back to Windows 10 Home in order to keep...
  12. Wick422

    [SOLVED] Asus ROG G752VSK Memory Upgrade DDR4 3200 only running at 1600 Mhz

    So I have a Asus ROG G752VSK Gaming Laptop and I upgraded the 16GB of DDR4 to 64GB (4x16) Crucial's system told me that it supports DDR4-3200 so I got that and there are other owners out there that have their's running at faster speeds. Unfortunately all the forum posts out there talk about the...
  13. TerraCorbix12345

    [SOLVED] Does this 1050 Ti model work and fit in my old office PC?

    Found a GTX 1050 Ti by Asus and wanted to get it to upgrade my old office PC so it can play a few games. My current office PC is an HP Envy 750-287c and it has a 300W PSU with somewhat limited space inside. Will this GPU fit inside my case and will it be able to function by just plugging it into...
  14. A

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade? Repair? // Surface book gen 1 for illustration

    I've had a Surface Book (1) specs: i5 8gb and 256gb for about four and a half years now. Two years ago the wireless card apparently died and I've had a wireless dongle stuck in it since then... not that big of a deal, but the computer has either slowed down in general or how slow it is has...
  15. B

    [SOLVED] Upgrading from a Pentium G4560... (Intel or AMD?)

    Hello Everyone, I am looking to upgrade most of my system, obviously. I will be keeping the GPU and PSU. (Hopefully RAM too). What do you think I should upgrade to? Stick to Intel or switch over to AMD? Does the RAM need to be upgraded? Here are my current system specs. CPU: Intel Pentium...
  16. J

    [SOLVED] Does the router matter when using wired connection ?

    Hello, I have a Question regarding routers, as I am considering to buy a new one. I currently have my ISP's router which is a HUAWEI B528s-23a. The router is a Plug&Play kinda model, where i just insert the SIM-Card and plug it into the Power outlet of my wall. My current Data Plan is 40Mbit/s...
  17. S

    [SOLVED] Buying new PC for gaming would love advice

    Hello pals, Current PC is on its last legs. Finally settled on buying a new one. I'm pretty happy with the parts that I've chosen but would love some advice to see if there is any compatibility issues or some areas where I could increase performance for low price increase, etc. Pretty sure...
  18. Roasteg

    Question No display output after upgrading pc.

    Hello! A friend of mine bought new cpu, motherboard and ram. We assembled everything and we're getting no display output. The monitor says "Entering power saving mode" or "No signal" We tried: Reassembling everything Removing motherboard battery Switching ram sticks Leaving only 1 ram stick at...
  19. R

    [SOLVED] 3060 Worth Keeping?

    So I managed to acquire an Asus ROG Strix 3060 OC 12GB for 529 from Microcenter. I have it paired with a 4790(non k, it's on an Alienware board from an x51, which has been dumped into a Nzxt h210 with a hyper 212 evo, and an EVGA 500w psu) I plan on building a new machine next year once ddr5...
  20. E

    [SOLVED] PC Upgrade Advice - Haswell

    Hi all, I currently running a PC from a 4th-Gen Intel system, all is working fine. I am looking into possibly upgrading my RAM to 16GB and GPU but I'm still running DDR3. Have dipped into some casual SIM-RACING, eg. F1, AC F1 2021 PC Requirements - Looks like the PC will run it (minimum...
  21. J

    [SOLVED] Upgrading Alienware X51 R3 (end 2015) CPU from Core i7-6700K (stock) with Liquid Cooling to i9-9900K ?

    Hi, I'd like to upgrade an Alienware X51 R3 (end 2015) CPU from Core i7-6700K (stock) with Liquid Cooling to i9-9900K ? Is someone already did it ? Is the BIOS will support it ? Power Apparently the new CPU will consumer 30W more than the previous one but it should be OK as I don't have a...
  22. FitzLow

    [SOLVED] RAM upgrade causes black screen

    I got a msi leopard GP62M 7RDX laptop i7 7700hq can take up to 32gb DDR4 2400mhz, in order to upgrade the RAM, i bought G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR4 SO-DIMM 16GB*2 (32gb), knowing that i had already a 8gb samsung 2133 ram that works perfectly. When i put in the new 2 RAM sticks, on booting it went...
  23. V

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade or move on to a new build?

    Have had my computer since late 2015. It's rocking an i5-7600k, evga gtx 1070 superclocked, and 16gb of ddr4 ram (forgot speed) on an asus z-270a pro. Every part is obviously about 5-6 years old, and I've been noticing lacking performance, especially in my CPU on CPU intensive games. I have two...
  24. G

    [SOLVED] Planning to upgrade from an AMD A4-5300B to A6-7480. Is it worth it?

    Hi everyone, I am planning to switch from an AMD A4-5300B to an A6-7480. Is it worth doing so? Due to budget constraints, building a new rig is just totally out of the question right now. I really don't play games that much nowadays, maybe a few hours of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and Genshin Impact (it's...
  25. SparkyTech934

    [SOLVED] Debating HDD Setup for New Server

    Hey everyone! I'd love to hear some ideas/opinions about what I've got going on as I prepare to deploy a server for the first time, specifically about storage setup I'm looking at storage solutions for my newly purchased (used) HP Z640 Workstation. I got it for $360 with the following specs...
  26. N

    [SOLVED] Pc will not post after GPU upgrade.

    Hi, today I was helping my friend upgrade from his 1080 to a 3060ti, we did a Display Driver uninstaller (DDU) After cleaning his pc and installing the new GPU we failed to get a post all the fans turn on and so does the RGB, I have been over the whole pc and all the cables seem to be in...
  27. mechanist

    [SOLVED] Worth upgrading or new build?

    Hi, I have a pretty old system and would appreciate if someone could tell me if it's still worth upgrading or if I should think about changing the whole setup. Since I initially got this build like 10 years ago I only upgraded the memory, PSU and the GPU twice. Here are my specs: MB: Asus...
  28. B

    [SOLVED] What memory is compatible with the Alienware Area-51 R2 Desktop (2015) ?

    Hello! So I purchased my Alienware Desktop around 2015, and overall the PC still runs great for what I need. I develop video games, so I tend to run multiple programs at the same time - Photoshop, Substance Painter, Blender, Multiple tabs on my browser for concept art, so on and so forth. My...
  29. P

    [SOLVED] Can I install higher frequency ram than what my motherboard supports

    Guys please help me out I have a laptop HP 14-am519tu.. online websites shows that it supports DDR4 RAM upto 2333 mhz. I have bought 2666 mhz ram online https://www.amazon.in/dp/B08C56KXQJ/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_1TD433YK8STGF54HGMJP As fas as I have searched online, it says 2666mhz will...
  30. T

    Question Laptop RAM upgrade , need help.

    Hello , i got EXACTLY this laptop > https://www.cyberpowersystem.co.uk/system/ASUS-TUF-Gaming-F15-FX506LU-HN002T-Gaming-Laptop?gclid=Cj0KCQjwwNWKBhDAARIsAJ8Hkhe6r-jvXE6ccxA8_G_oY2gS9uvO3bZNkUA67UOQmcnfr83bJMjoc54aAhNHEALw_wcB . I bought it from UK and im currently living in UK , and i want...
  31. I

    [SOLVED] Anyone know how to import preferences into Firefox on multiple computers ?

    I am upgrading our PCs from 78esr to 91esr. I have a set of about 70 preferences I need to import I don't want to visit 250 PCs one at a time and make the changes one at a time via about:config I can't just use a single default prefs.js because any or all of the PCs can have preferences specific...
  32. H

    [SOLVED] Cpu upgrade

    Processor : amd fx 6300 Motherboard : Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P Graphics card: nvidia 1060,6gb Cooling fan aftermarket: deep cool Frostwin 2.0 dual fan cooler Ram: total 16 gb-ram [2 x Corsair Vengeance 8GB (CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10)DDR3 Memory Kit Desktop Ram] Psu is antec vp 650. I have connected...
  33. DeliciousHD

    [SOLVED] i5-7500, thinking about upgrading

    Hello, since the GPU prices aren't getting lower soon. I've decided to think of upgrading my CPU and motherboard. I was thinking of upgrading to Ryzen 5 5600X with a stock cooler [I'll change it later on if I would like to OC it]. And for a motherboard upgrade I was thinking about Gigabyte B550...
  34. P

    [SOLVED] Upgrading from 1060 6GB to 1080Ti 11GB

    My PC, CPU - i5 8400 Mobo - MSI Z370-A PRO RAM - 2x8GB HyperX Fury 2400MHz DDR4 GPU - Zotac GTX 1060 6GB As my friend bought 3090 he decided to give me his Zotac 1080Ti 11GB AMP Edition. If i put it on my present PC will it cause bottleneck or performance issues.? If so what should i upgrade...
  35. B

    [SOLVED] Which part should I upgrade?

    Hi guys! I would like to upgrade either my GPU or CPU but I don't know which one should I do.(maybe both?) Current build: M.b.:ASUS B150-A (Intel LGA 1151 socket) CPU: i5-6500 3.6GHz turbo, 4 cores GPU:MSI GTX 1060 6GB PSU:450W I would like to keep the current motherboard if I have to update...
  36. Gasioulis

    [SOLVED] Upgrading RAM from 8GB to 16GB

    Hello to everyone reading, i currently own a laptop with 8GB of RAM and im looking to add 8GB more. Im uploading a screenshot with speccy + cpuid. Shall i add another 8GB of the same model or..? Looking forward for some answers :) Thanks in advance! View: https://imgur.com/a/4CYI8LP
  37. Cyberdox

    [SOLVED] Computer not displaying after CPU upgrade

    I just upgraded from a Ryzen 3 1300x to a Ryzen 5 5600x and now my PC won't display anything, the bios popped up once but won't show up again. I've tried updating the bios too the latest version and I've tried updating too the bios version when Ryzen 5 support was added and got the same results...
  38. I

    Discussion Scared to plug in my new card

    I've been trying to upgrade my 1080 to a 30 series since they launched last year and I finally got a card, but now I'm scared to plug it in. Between covid shortages bottle necking PC components and one really bad experience I had where I bricked a whole build after replacing the cmos battery...
  39. H

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my graphics for my pc

    Processor : amd fx 6300 Motherboard : Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P Graphics card: nvidia 750ti Cooling fan aftermarket: deep cool Frostwin 2.0 dual fan cooler I have connected this to my 55 inch samsung tv q60r 120hz 4k display Trying to play fifa 21 but stuttering and tearing of screen observed...
  40. S

    [SOLVED] Which RAM should I add to my laptop with processor 2133 MHz speed...?

    Actually, I want to upgrade my laptop RAM. So, when I was searching for compatible RAM for my laptop I got to know that it was already pre-installed(inbuilt) with 4GB 2666 MHz? Do I need to add 8GB of 2400 MHz or 2666MHz? Specifications --Motherboard: 832A --Processor: Intel Core i5 7200U...