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    Question *UPGRADING PC* i7 7700k & GTX 1060 Compatible?? & Streaming

    Hello! I was wondering how this upgrade would fit into my PC. Currently I'm running a i5 3470 being cooled by a Corsair H60 on a Gigabyte H77, 2x4GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Corsair Vengeance, included with a GTX 1060 6GB by MSI, along with a 750watt Corsair PSU. All I need to run at one time is OBS...
  2. Bryyce

    Question What needs to be upgraded on my PC

    Hello, I am looking to upgrade my computer so it can run games quicker and be good for Graphic Design. I will list out my build below, I don't want to upgrade my entire PC yet but I want to see what needs to be upgraded the most. My PC: CPU: AMD Fx-8350 clocked @4.2 Cooler: H100i v2 Mobo: MSI...
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    Question Asrock z97 extreme4 not recognizing ssd or hdd

    I have had my custom rig since 2014 and it has been working perfectly. I have a 120gb ssd and a 1tb hdd but the hdd started having problems. I decided to upgrade both drives because why not. I bought a 500gb Samsung ssd and a new 1tb hdd. I cloned the ssd using the samsung media transfer tool...
  4. wtfimontv

    Question What part of my PC should I upgrade?

    CPU: I7 7700k @ 4.20 Ghz RAM: 16 GB LPX Vengeance MB: MSI Z270I Pro Carbon AC GPU: Aorus Gtx 1080TI Storage: 2TB WD HDD/ 850 evo 250 Gb SSD $25 dollar CPU fan Cooler. I have a dumb Mini ITX case. trying to find what good upgrades.
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    Question Compatibility and Replacement

    I currently have an Acer Predator G3-710 and I'm wanting to upgrade my processor and GPU. What is my motherboard capable of upgrading to? Am I able to replace the motherboard with an "ASRock H310M-HDV LGA 1151 (300 Series) Intel H310 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard"...
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    Question Upgrading my current CPU

    Hi guys, I haven't upgraded much in my PC for a good while now and I'm noticing it starting to run some newer games poorly, i think (if i'm right) that my CPU is the bottleneck, however i am not sure how to proceed in terms of upgrading. I'm not sure if i need to upgrade my motherboard and ram...
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    Question What part to upgrade in PC due to game textures loading slowly

    Hello, Recently for some unknow reason my PC has been taking ages to load in textures in games, I have tried everything to fix this issue contacted multiple customer supports for my components but they assure me that there is no fault in the components. Therefore I would like some suggestions...
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    Question CPU/GPU/Motherboard Upgrade

    Hi, I recently decided to upgrade my old GPU/CPU to a GTX 1060 6GB and an i5-8400. I did consider a Ryzen 5 2600X too but as my motherboard is stuck at AM3+ socket CPUs I guess I couldn't get any better than what I currently have. Long story short, I need to upgrade my motherboard to get a new...
  9. Pythonbites

    [SOLVED] Should I spend money on an upgrade or build a new pc?

    I'm kind of young (13) so I don't have much money to spend on expensive parts for pcs most of the time. I wanted to upgrade to a setup with a ryzen 5 1600 for better performance from some games I play, like Civilization 6 for example. However, my pc currently has an A68HM-PLUS motherboard whch...
  10. Boneless Senju

    Question Upgrade needed from 2015 mid range build, AMD or INTEL?

    Youtube videos starting to buffer a lot and slow down then stutter due to CPU age Approximate Purchase Date: Summer 2019 OR Dec 2019 Budget Range: 1200 - 1400 without GPU (2000 with 2080) System Usage from Most to Least Important: HEAVY gaming on 1080p panel (Wish I had a 4k panel)...
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    Question Is it bricked? x470 black screen after reset

    Hi, I have an Aurous x470 and i was working fine on W10 with the version F4. I saw there was an update to f6 and as some videos I saw that they said that it was important to keep the bios updated i did. Altough I didn't think that the windows process using the asus utility was so dangerous so...
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    Question need help!

    i just upgrade my system, i i got a gigabyte aorus gaming 5 and a i7 8700k, windows recognized my new hard but thats enough? should i update the motherboard bios? what would i gain?
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    Question Upgrade CPU or GPU?

    I'm currently planning on upgrading my system, which is currently pretty well balanced, and I was wondering which I should upgrade first to be able to actually see an improvement in performance. CPU: i5-7400 GPU: RX 580 4GB If you need more specs for any reason I can post the rest of them at...
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    Question Computer sometimes doesn't boot/Trouble with changing CPU

    Specs: Intel i5-2500K Asus P8Z68-V Pro Motherboard MSI GTX 1080 Gaming OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD and Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSD OCZ-ZS650W 650W PSU G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4x4GB) 240 Pin DDR3 1600 Windows 10 Home 64bit Hey there, lately i've been having trouble with my computer after...
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    Question Should i upgrade me 4790k? And to what?

    I like to stream and i play on 144hz and i can tell that the 4790k is starting to push to the limits. now for an upgrade what should i do thats best for the price? Do i go ryzen 2700x? or do i go i7 8700k? some extra input from others would be helpful thank you!
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    Question Upgrade? or not

    My system is CPU - 6700k Cooling - H150i Mem - 32gb of ddr4 3000 tridantz 2x16 GPU - rtx 2070 Mobo - Gigabyte gaming g1 Storage - ADATA 256 ssd WD blue 3 tb Toshiba 2tb I am a colorist mostly use 8k R3D raw files or 4k log. My system runs all footage pretty well just have to wait a bit for a...
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    Question Trying to upgrade my laptop to another one. (TLDR at the end)

    Hi, I'm a university student in a game design course, and because of that I currently have a laptop. Since I'm not here to give my life story, but to instead ask a few questions regarding upgrading, so being quick and to the point. I need a good laptop to be able to program in 3d software and...
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    Question Suggestions to make my pc vr ready?

    Currently I have an AMD FX 6300 and a GTX 960 graphics card. I also have a SSHD with 1TB and 24 GB of ram. I don't want to spend too much more on my pc, or I want to sell my parts as well. I don't know how to sell parts that well. Could somebody guide me as to how I would upgrade my pc in the...
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    Question Buying a new Videocard. Is my pc good enough?

    I lately bought an Oculus rift, but my pc isnt good enough. Now i ran across the new Nvidea Geforce RTX 2060, and it really appealed to me. Now i wonder, will my pc be good enough for this card, or do i need to upgrade further? This are my specs (that i'm currently aware of): Nvidea Geforce GTX...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade CPU or GPU

    I am confused if I should upgrade my CPU or GPU. I have an Asus H110M-K + i5-6400 + GTX 1060 3GB + 16gb RAM + 500Gb SSD. Everything is fine with both for gaming but for a couple of games like Forza Horizon 4 or most of the latest games I have to set the graphic setting to Medium or Low to get a...