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    Question Upgrading my gaming pc

    hey guys im thinking of upgrading my pc, i mainly play the division 2 these days, and cpu load is 100% all the time, i only do gaming and i dont have a big plan on streaming i only want to upgrade the cpu, mb and ram and i do gaming on 1080p 60fps capped here is my current pc specs Intel i5...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for best motherboard option for my rig

    I'm upgrading to a ddr4 rig with i5 8400 and ddr4 2x8gb ram. I want a motherboard that has built in wifi (wireless). What's the best "bang for buck" option?
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    Question MSI Notebook-Upgrading Storage to SSD

    Greetings, I bought a MSI GP72RF notebook a while ago and i want to upgrade my storage to an SSD and maybe a M.2 as well. I bought a NVME samsung 970 EVO and a Crucial MX500 1TB 3D NAND SATA 2.5 Inch Internal SSD from amazon. My bios did not want to recognize the M.2 and the Crucial SSD...
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    Question Worth upgrate from i7 4790 to i5 8400 or ryzen 5 2600?

    I want to upgrade my system but i am not sure that worth it. My system specs: Asus Mobo H81 chipset CPU i7 4790 GPU MSI ARMOR 1660Ti 12 GB ddr 3 at 1600 Mhz PSU Seasonic 650 W I am thinking to update it to i5 8400 or ryzen5 2600 with 16 GB ddr4 I also can sell my current i7 4790 and go with...
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    Question CPU/GPU bottle neck...which to attack first?

    Hi, I recently built a new system with the main components spec'ed below. The CPU and Ram were bought new while the GPU's were recycled from my last rig. Since I recently started to play anthem alongside a few multiple instances of mobile games through an android emulator like Nox or...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading CPU

    I want to upgrade my I5 4440 (2013) to a newer cpu. I was thinking I5 8400. I understand that I will be forced to also upgrade my motherboard and ram for ddr4 but I am willig to do so. Will I see much of a difference from the i5 4440 to 8400? I have chosen to go with the Z37DP D3 motherboard and...
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    [SOLVED] rx 580 or gtx 1660 upgrade?

    I have been having trouble streaming Apex (single pc) without it looking pixelated when action starts or motion in general occurs, and I am looking for another GPU. Would it be better to buy an rx 580 and get a mouse or more ram with the leftover money, or buy a 1660? Specs: CPU: r5 1600 Ram...

    Discussion zbook 15 g3 gpu upgrade

    Hello everyone i need some help so my work just gave me a hp zbook 15 g3 because it got wet and has a bad mobo so i ordered a new mobo and its on the way but since ive already taken it appart i wanted to see if i had any gpu upgrade options i have seen that it only supports quadro cards (mine...
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    [SOLVED] upgrades for my current pc

    Hi guys I actually used this site ages ago to get this pc and it's been amazing ever since, best pc I've ever had. I wanted to see if there are any upgrades for it that are worth it or if it would be pointless to upgrade and better to just wait till it starts to become outdated. I was wondering...
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    Question GPU recommendations

    Hello there! I'm upgrading my current rig and don't know what gpu to put in. The rig consists of: CPU: FX-6300 --> FX-8350 RAM: 8GB G.Skill 1600Mhz --> 16GB MOBO: Asrock Extreme3 R2.0 PSU: Thermaltake 530W Berlin edition GPU: Asus 760 --> ??? I'm planning on buying a new rig myself and will...
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    Hello guys im new here. I have a a8 6600k with an rx460 4gb and a 8gb RAM. I use this pc for gaming but unfortunately its not running games so smooth(right now i play mostly fortnite with 30-60fps). So for some reason(i think due to my cpu) I cant play fortnite smoothly and that is why i am...
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    Question BF5 poor fps

    So I recently upgraded my PC Ram, GPU and psu. I will post my specs below but the issue I am running into is on most games I am getting solid fps as expected with my upgrade but on bf5 I should be around 90fps being conservative and instead I get around 60 with stutters and drops frequently. I...
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    Question Upgrading my old Desktop PC

    Hello there! About 7-8 years ago my parents were kind enough to gift me a PC of the brand Packard Bell, model imedia 3850. Specs: Processor - Intel Core i5-2300 2.80GHz Graphics Card - Nvidia GeForce GT420 Motherboard - acer h67h2-ad Ram - 4GB Supply Unit - hipro hp-d250aa0 (250W) I would...
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    [SOLVED] Need help upgrading my pc

    I wanna upgrade my cpu and motherboard but I don't know anything about computers my specs are 500w psu GTX 1060 6gb SC Fx 8350 with stock cooler ASUS M5A78L-M 24gb of ddr3 ram the setup is for live streaming games! case...
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    Question Looking to upgrade my desktop

    I've got a gameing desktop. I'm looking to upgrade it. These are the Specs Processor: Intel Core i7 4790K 4.0 GHz (Codename Devils Canyon) (Unlocked CPU) (Quad Core) Motherboard: GIGABYTE Z97X-SLI (Intel Z97 Chipset) System Memory: 16GB DDR3 1600MHz Digital Storm Certified Performance Series...
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    Question Help Picking Out Graphics Card

    Hello, I am looking to buy the best graphics card for me but I am kind of hard pressed deciding which of these is the best decision. I am coming from an AMD Radeon R9 295x2 GPU. My current setup is as follows. Key System Specs CPU 9900K Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master Motherboard 32GB (16GBx2)...
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    Question Computer very slow after installing new GTX1060

    Hello! I recently installed a new GTX1060 6GB in my PC, and afterwards my computer became unbearably slow. As in programs opening would take around 20 seconds, a massive decrease from before the upgrade. I uninstalled all of the old GPU drivers and installed the new ones, and that helped...
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    [SOLVED] Can you fit ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 2060 Twin Fan on Dell Optiplex 9020 Minitower?

    I have a Dell Optiplex 9020 Minitower and I was planning to upgrade it by buying a new video card. I was eyeing the ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 2060 Twin Fan. The only problem is i don't know if it will fit? Can it fit? Note: The PSU is already upgraded so that is not a problem anymore.
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    Question Advise on which monitor to get?

    Hi, I have been checking many forums to see if my exact question has been asked but could not find anything (please link if so, thank you). Specs: GPU: ASUS GTX1070 8GB OC CPU: I5 4690K @3.5GHz RAM: 16GB Dual DDR3 @1600MHz MOBO: MSI Z97 PC Mate SSD/HDD: 120GB Samsung EVO, 1TB HDD I need help...
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    Question CPU for this setup! Ryzen or Intel? Why?

    Hi guys, ive posted some time ago about a GPU to choose, i already bought an RX 570 8gb and some other things, so my new setup is: -A10 7870k -2x4gb 1600mhz CL11 DDR3 -Asrock FM2a68m-hd+ -Asrock RX 570 8gb -EVGA 600w Bronze -Toshiba 1tb HDD -Thermaltake H21 -Asus Xonar DSX 7.1 So, the...