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    Question Upgrading my PC

    Hello, A few years ago I built this gaming computer, and it has worked almost perfectly until recently. Its power supply got fried and I had to change it and since then I have been looking into upgrading more of it. Currently, the computer is running on: Component Selection CPU Intel -...
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    [SOLVED] Does win 10 will be activated after upgrading?

    I'm currently running win 7 pro on my computer and I want to upgrade to win 10. (win 7 is activated) Will the windows 10 be activated after updating form win 7 with Media creation tool or do I need a key?
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    [SOLVED] How much i am loosing with my old CPU?

    Hello, like title say i am wondering how much performance i am losing with my old i7 3770k@4,2Ghz CPU, paired with GTX 1070 and DDR3 . I would like to upgrade to i9 9900K, DDR4 what performance increase in games (1440p) i am looking for? Should i wait for new models? Best regards, eXa
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    [SOLVED] What should i be upgrading next?

    I'm just wondering what i should be looking to upgrade next, as i want to be able to play games at 1440p @144hz and am not sure what to upgrade first. Specs- Motherboard - ASUS ROG Strix Z270E CPU - i5 6600 GPU - GTX 1060 6GB RAM - 16gb Everything seems to be getting good frames on most...
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    Question Should I upgrade my i5-4690K for gaming?

    System Specs: GTX970 i5-4690K cpu 16 GB DDR3 RAM H97-PLUS Motherboard TX650 psu So lately my games been kinda stuttering, mainly newer games such as Resident Evil 2, Darksiders 3, Monster Hunter World for example. This is at any setting regardless of high or low. I had this build made in 2015...
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    Question Upgrading my CPU, Motherboard, and RAM. Is there anything else i should know/do?

    Current: 4690K MSI Z97 Gaming Mobo 16GB DDR3 To: 9900K MSI Z390 Mobo 16BG DDR4 Thank you!
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    Question Question about upgrading GPU

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/6Gr9Hh Not exactly a needed upgrade but I notice my CPU (8700k) running at 4.3Ghz and my GPU (1070ti titanium edition) basically maxing out on Far Cry New Dawn with all settings High at 1440p.(No overclock on any systems) It seems like its the only thing in my...
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    Question Should I buy the same 8 GB RAM model?

    I'm upgrading my RAM and I already have a 1x Crucial Ballistix Tactical DDR4 8GB 2666Mhz Cas16. My question is if it would be the best/smart option to buy the same model as the one I already have so i get 2x8=16 (2x Crucial Ballistix Tactical DDR4 8GB 2666Mhz Cas16)
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    [SOLVED] PC Upgrade

    My current PC consists of: GTX 1080 FTW i5-4590 8gb RAM RM550x PSU My PC is slow with some games and even in windows, but my upgrade options are limited and I've came to the conclusion I have two options 1) Buy a Haswell i7 (4770,4790,etc) ~$150 2) Go all in with a completely new platform and...
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    Question Can't adjust brightness on windows 10 on my old notebook hardware upgrade

    Hello everyone, I have a 2010 Acer Aspire 5742ZG (p614g32mnkk) with original BIOS v1.01 running on Windows10 for 2 years now (original was Windows7 Home) and I have recently done the following hardware upgrades: from (original specs)... HDD 320GB 4GB DDR3 1066Mhz Intel P6100 (2.00GHz - no...
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    Question Is my build still good

    Hello i have had my build for a few years now. But im noticing in newer games like Anthem Witcher 3 etc. that i cant fully play on ultra most of the time is high but anthem was the first game i had to put on medium. so i was wondering is there something bottlenecking my system but im not too...
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    Question Upgrading advice ($1k) CPU, MB, Case, Cooling

    Hello! I'm relatively new to the PC building, I did it in high school as part of a project, but am green when it comes to handling my first round of upgrades. The PC I built was a cookie cutter that I had been recommended and after attempting the research myself I'm drowned in the potential...
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    Question Should i upgrade at this time?

    Im looking to upgrade my GTX 1050ti and I5 4440 to a RTX 2070 with i7 8700 (non-k) , should i continue with the upgrade or... I wish to play at 1440 at 120-144hz.
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    [SOLVED] Should I Upgrade My SSD?

    I have been considering upgrading to a Samsung 970 Evo Plus due to it’s speed increase over my current SSD: WD Black NVMe 250 GB. It is my Boot SSD. It is worth the speed increase? Thanks! Specs CPU: i7 7700K Motherboard: Gigabyte Z270XP SLI SSD: WD Black NVMe 256 GB (WDS256G1XOC)
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    Question hand-me-down PC

    Hello World! This is my first post on here, apologies if its in the wrong forum section... One of my buddy gave me his old gaming PCs and id like to know what you guys think of the specs and possibly what upgrades I could put into it or just piece it out and sell it for parts. Specs: cpu =...
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    Question Help upgrading processor in Pegatron Evans

    Hello, it is going to be my first time upgrading a processor so I want to be sure of all the steps to follow. Currently this computer has an Intel Core2 Duo E7500 and I'm going to install an Intel Core2 Quad Q9500. Motherboard: Pegatron Motherboard IPMEL-AE (Evans) I am a bit unsure about what...
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    Question CPU/Motherboard Upgrade Advice Please

    Hi. So I do a lot of gaming and my rig is pretty old now (2012!), but it is generally fine for the games I want to play. However I've been playing Apex Legends and one of the dev's has said that my range of CPU's aren't supported, so I guess I need to upgrade finally. From the quick research...
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    Question Thinking about upgrading PC components

    I'm considering upgrading my PC and wanted to get some opinions on whether I should and which parts would be worth replacing. I bought this PC from a friend a while ago, it's about 6 years old. Lately I've been having some issues with it that I'm pretty sure is caused by overheating in the GPU...
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    Question System needs some upgrades

    Here is my build now. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | Intel - Core i5-7600K 3.8 GHz Quad-Core Processor | $228.98 @ Walmart CPU Cooler | Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler | $26.89 @ OutletPC Memory |...
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    Question Wait for 3600G or buy 2400G now ?

    Planning to upgrade PC almost after a decade. Purpose : Only Gaming And I look forward to CPU with integrated GPU Current Rig : intel core 2 duo e7500 4 gb DDR2 RAM GTX 760 2gb ( 5 years old) CoolerMaster 500w ( 4 years old ) Planning to Buy : 2400G with suitable budget motherboard and 2x4...