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  1. Zorozephyr09

    [SOLVED] PC RAM Upgrade: Upping 8GB (to 16GB?)

    My pc currently is running on 8GB of DDR3 RAM from 2 Corsair Vengeance 4GB sticks (the blue model). The motherboard that the RAM is on has 4 slots for RAM, and the two sticks are on alternating slots (not next to one another). As I've never done a RAM upgrade before, I was wondering if I was...
  2. Zorozephyr09

    [SOLVED] Graphics Cards and Bottlenecking Cont. Ways to Adjust for Bottlenecking

    So as a continuation of a separate thread I made earlier regarding new gpu choices, I wanted to know the best ways to adjust for cpu/gpu bottlenecking (where the cpu can't work as fast as the better, upgraded gpu). I want to know this because the build I am upgrading will eventually get more...
  3. YourAdHere

    [SOLVED] LGA1556 CPU upgrade options

    Hi, this is my "rig", although I'm not sure it can be called that: i5-750 2.66 GHz Gigabyte P55-UD3 mobo GTX 1050Ti OC 16 GB DDR3 I'm in a similar situation to this guy, except my setup is weaker in all respects (esp. considering the ancient mobo with the discontinued socket). I am definitely...
  4. L

    Question Upgrade My CPU Or GPU??

    Hi there, I'm looking to possibly spend some of my tax returns on some new PC hardware and was looking at the new RTX cards or Intel's newer I9. I currently have a GTX 1080 with an i7 7700k and was just wondering whether itd be a good idea to upgrade my CPU or GPU or neither. I game at 1440p...
  5. G

    Question I want to upgrade but don't know what

    Hello, I built my PC in 2017 when i was 13 i know its not good, so i want to upgrade it, my birthday is on 1st April so i can spend like 200 dollars for now My Pc- https://in.pcpartpicker.com/list/G4k73b I talked to some people they said "upgrade your PSU to Corsair CXM 650 or CX650 and get...
  6. Petcriant

    [SOLVED] What should I upgrade?

    I am wondering what parts of my pc need to be upgraded, at a reasonable price of course. CPU: i5 6500 Cooler: Stock GPU: Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB RAM: 16 GB DDR4-2400Mhz Storage: Western Digital Blue 1 TB Power Supply: Coolermaster 600W (Don't remember the exact name)
  7. S

    Question PC Upgrade, looking for review

    I have a PC with an i5-4460 and GTX970. I want to upgrade it and only keep these parts: ASUS STRIX GTX970 4GB Seasonic M12II EVO (520W) The new parts and the old parts will combine in this build: Intel core i7-8700K MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon AC NZXT H700i Black NZXT Kraken x62...
  8. M

    Question From HD6870 + i3 2100 to i5 2500k + what new gpu?

    Hello guys, My HD6870 gpu is faulty from a couple of days and now im searching for new gpu to update. Today i bought i5 2500k and replace my i3 2100. My previous pc was i3-2100 + hd6870 + 6gb 1333 + H61 mobo. I doesn't play games anymore, except cs go with medium settings with 144 hz monitor...
  9. elyo

    Question PC Randomly shuts off after hardware upgrade

    Hi, I recently bought a new motherboard, RAM and CPU. After installing these, my system randomly shuts off (as if the power cord was removed) and boots up on its own again. This happens at random times, I can be playing games for hours or a whole day without any problem, and some times it...
  10. S

    [SOLVED] want to upgrade to a ssd how do i transfer the oem key?

    so i want to upgrade my laptop from a hard disk to a ssd and want to know if my device will still be activated if i somehow install windows 10 in the ssd and format the hard disk or will i have to take any additional steps? if so what are those?
  11. S

    Question What cpu/gpu should I get for this machine?

    I recently got given an e machines EL1352-07e that I am looking to upgrade the GPU and CPU on so it will be able to run csgo hopefully(low settings is fine) but at least Geforce Now(to stream games) I saw this video View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h52TPjZTOE which supposedly has the...
  12. D

    Question System upgrade advice

    Looking for new mobo, cpu, ram as last cpu and mobo died + ram is ddr3 so I want ddr4, was looking at 16gb ram Corsair vengeance lpm 16gb, and ryzen 2600(people recommend i3 8100 but not sure )and msi x470gplus I have a 1050ti but want to leave some room to upgrade that gpu in future:) thanks...
  13. G

    [SOLVED] Mobo for i3 8100

    I was thinking to upgrade to an i3 8100, I was thinking to get a msi tomahawk, but I'm not sure yet, any suggestions.
  14. MKLninja


    Hey Im just making this for people to help me out I was going to be looking for a new pc to get Im trying to keep a budget of $220 I already have a decent GPU I have a GeForce GTX 1050 So All I would Really need is a new CPU And a motherboard for it The cpu I have right now is AMD Phenom(tm) II...
  15. B

    [SOLVED] Computer eligible for Windows 10 key?

    Hello all! Straight to the point: Is there any way to check if a computer is eligible for a valid Windows 10 key before installing? I have a 4/5 year old mini-pc lying around. It currently runs Win7. I don't remember if it came with no OS or if with Win8 and downgraded. Thanks!
  16. B

    Question Suggestions to upgrade my current PC on a budget.

    Yeah I know, there's like a billion threads about this in the forum, but no one has the same system or needs, so here's my case. By the way sorry for my broken english, I'm from México. I will use this PC mainly for 3D rendering and modeling in Blender, so Radeon GPUs are out of the question...
  17. dommer_

    Question GPU Upgrade? Is it worth it?

    Hello People of Toms Hardware, I recently built a new computer (spec in the PC Part picker link below) all of the parts I bought were new except for the GPU which I took from my old build. My first PC was a pre-built from MicroCenter and it came with the MSI GTX 1070 Aero OC which is a solid...
  18. Milo G

    Question Should i upgrade to 4790k in 2019?

    I want to upgrade from my very bad i5 650 to a better processor. I thought getting a i7 4790k was a good idea since i didnt want to replace my ram for ddr4 from ddr3 instead i could kd keep my ddr3. Question is, is it good for gaming in 2019? Ill do fine with medium setting i dont mind. Also its...
  19. AlexanderRVZ

    Question New pc for games like rust help

    Now I’m not to sure if this is the correct forum or not but I have a 7+ year old computer. I don’t know anything about computers whatsoever so I really don’t want to build one. I’ve done some research but most of it is stuff I’m to stupid to understand. I’d rather buy a prebuilt one. Now I know...
  20. L

    Question Need help upgrading my PC

    So I'm in a bit of a weird situation. Here is my current setup: Athlon X4 860k ASRock FM2A68M-HD+ 2x4GB HyperX Fury Blue DDR3-1600 Memory GTX 1050 EVGA 430W 80+ PSU I got a great deal on an RX 570, and although I knew the CPU would bottleneck it a bit, I figured it would still be miles better...