Forum discussion tagged with upgrades.
  1. noah1415131

    Question What to upgrade to next?

    System: Ryzen 3 1200 1050ti EVGA SC 16gb DDR4 2666Mhz What should I upgrade next? Uses: (in order of importance) Gaming, video editing, recording, streaming. Budget: Around $250-$280 I have a couple of ideas to upgrade to but im not sure if they are worth it or not, Idea #1 Ryzen 5 2600...
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    Question pc upgrade help

    Hello i am looking to make some upgrades to my old build, i am looking to buy upgrades here and there just need a nudge in the right direction. specs: CPU: intel i5- 6500 Cooler: cooler master hyper 212 evo GPU: msi gtx 1050ti 4g MOBO: msi b150m mortar LGA 1151 micro atx Memory: hyperx fury...
  3. Zorozephyr09

    [SOLVED] New Graphics Card, CPU Overclocking and Need for Additional CPU Cooling?

    Hey, So my system has been a bit overdue for a hardware upgrade, and after researching different gpus on the market, I set myself on replacing my current GTX 650 ti with the GTX 1660 ti (quite the performance boost, ik). However, with my processor being an intel core i5-2500k, I was beginning...
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    Question Help me decide.

    Hi all, I need some help deciding what components I should purchase next as I have built a rig and get lag when fighting on fortnite. I will list my specs below and please tell me what I should get and maybe leave a link. SPECS : Ryzen 2200G | 3.5Ghz Gigabyte X370 Motherboard 500W Unbranded...
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    Question Strange boot problem with non os drive- and it's clone.

    All of a sudden my PC would not boot after a restart, not even to BIOS ( sometimes I do have to reset the hdd boot order) After unplugging all usb's other than input, a started to unplug SATA's cables. Box has 6 drives, when drive that carries mostly apps it attached I get the no boot. Drive...
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    Question cheap steering wheel

    Looking for a cheap ish steering wheel with force feedback somewhere about £100 and used. Cant seem to find what would be the best choice for pc Found like a g25 and t150 for about a 100 on cex but still not sure which one would be the best Any help appreciated
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    Question Bios seems to add voltage on its own

    I bought a new cpu and motherboard https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-AX370-Gaming-K7-rev-10#kf and an Amd ryzen 1700x. I just want the cpu to run a little faster, something like 3.7-3.9 GHz but whenever i change cpu core ratio it changes the voltage (on its own) to about 1.45xxxV and if i...
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    Question Is my GPU abnormally large? Fits my ATX mobo, but the GPU width exceeds new case width by 0.03"...

    My GPU is an Asus GeForce GTX 1070. The dimensions are 11.73" x 5.28" x 1.57" according to the manual. I'm getting a new PC case and I found the perfect one, SilverStone Technology Home Theater Computer Case (HTPC) with Faux Aluminum Design for ATX/Micro-ATX Motherboards (SST-GD09B-USA) for...
  9. JayTee3

    Question What is going on with my PC? (Random freezes and crashes)

    3 BSODS and a crash while I was away in just 2 days..... Here's 3 minidumps, if I need to provide any more info let me know! Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 (2 are from the same day so if u see the file name similar don't think u downloaded the same twice) Also how do I look at what caused the problem...
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    Dell Inspiron 580 and onboard audio

    Hello friends My mother has an old Dell Inspiron 580. Recently the onboard audio stopped working. The error message reads 'no audio device plugged in'. Neither my brother nor I are techies - I live remotely, so he has been assisting her. He has reinstalled all drivers (including the Realtek...
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    PCIe 3.0x4 memory in PCIe 3.0x2 socket

    Can i use a NVME 3.0 x4 stick in the GIGABYTE B450 AORUS PRO WIFI 3.0 2x socket?
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    Antighosting not working

    So, I recently bought a really cheap keyboard (Meetion K9300), because I was looking for a cheap antighosting (Multikey-Rollover) keayboard to play, as I spilled liquid on my previous keyboard and it stopped working properly. The thing is, this keyboard was advertised as a 19 key antighosting...
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    Windows 10 Reactivation after Hardware Change

    I recently changed my motherboard, CPU, and Ram, though once I got my computer booted up and running, I noticed that I had to activate Windows again, so I tried to and found that I couldn't do it as the troubleshooter said that my copy of windows on my computer wasn't activated beforehand...
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    i5 8400+rx sapphire 580/odd combo???

    hi guys,(and sorry for english) building a non oc 1080 gaming pc and ive already bought an rx 580 8 gb nitro, i was gonna buy a ryzen 2600 but today for some reason i see again some i5 prices drop in my country,i ve read all these reviews i konw they are both great and really i dont really...
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    Can i get to work a single cell in a Laptop (Dell 1564) ? the old six cell battery has died and i use another newer laptop.

    Wondering if a single cell can work in place of a six cell battery in a laptop.
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    is this temp normal for my cpu

    hi folks may you please have a look at my cpu temp via open hardware monitor software this temp while opening chrome only with 10 % of cpu utilized "ram 69%" my cpu is core 2 duo e6850 https://imgur.com/a/9mhZWVo thanks in advance
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    Too many weird looking HDD partitions

    Hello everyone, This is my first time posting for help here. Pardon me if i flout any rules. My laptop has windows 10 installed , I have recently repartioned the HDD to dual boot windows 8.1 I happened to look at my HDD partitions today . There are a lot of empty partitions marked with an...
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    Delete account error

    This page isn’t working www.tomshardware.co.uk is currently unable to handle this request. HTTP ERROR 500
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    1050ti 4gb or 1060 3gb

    those are my options. whats going to be the better all round card?
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    How desktop stuck on setup

    I purchased a used Hp all in one desktop the other day. We did a reset to clear everything from the previous owners. Now it keeps looping back to the setup screen (the page that starts with " hi there, let's get a few basic things out of the way" then you select your country, language, time, and...