Forum discussion tagged with upgrading.
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    Question Should I reset before upgrading?

    Hi guys, I’m about to upgrade my mobo, cpu, ram and graphics card so basically the whole system 😂😂 but I’m wondering do I need to uninstall windows on my current system or will I have to option to reinstall Windows when I plug everything in after I build my pc. I’m using the same drives so I...
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    Question Very specific clearance issue with Case/GPU/Mobo

    Case: NZXT S340 (Standard not Elite) Mobo: Asus Prime Z390-A GPU: MSI Armor 1070TI Hi guys and gals, So ever since the inception of my personal rig that i built almost a year ago now ive had this very evident clearance issue. So back when i just was putting together this PC for the first...
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    Question Need help for serious upgrades for Uni and Gaming (To Merge)

    So i recently started my uni course studying games development and will obviously need to do some of the work at home and i am looking to upgrade my computer because i know it wont be able to handle the programs that i will be using to do my course. Some of the programs I will be using are Maya...
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    [SOLVED] Trying to upgrade computer

    Hello all, I have a very specific problem. I built my pc about 6 years ago and am now looking into upgrading ram and GPU mostly. Right now this is my computer: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/QWqMD3 with the exception that I have an SSD instead now. I want to upgrade my ram to DDR4 but my...
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    [SOLVED] New PC for gaming around £580-£600?

    Hi, looking to build a pc for around the £600 mark for gaming and its a tight budget so cant really go over it too much, can build the pc so just looking for some help with parts. Dont need to include windows in it and also might need a decent amount of storage to store games. If anyone can...
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    [SOLVED] Need serious upgrades for Uni and also for Gaming

    So i recently started my uni course studying games development and will obviously need to do some of the work at home and i am looking to upgrade my computer because i know it wont be able to handle the programs that i will be using to do my course. Some of the programs I will be using are Maya...
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    [SOLVED] Saving up to buy a 1440p 144Hz Moniter and a Geforce RTX 2080 TI which should I buy first?

    I have recently started saving up to buy a 1440p 144Hz Monitor, and a Geforce RTX 2080 TI, and was wondering which one I should buy first. Right now I have an MSI GAMING GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDRR5 graphics card, and an Intel Core i9-9900K Processor.
  8. LordVasky

    [SOLVED] Upgrade Suggestions

    Hello Community this is my first post and i need some help, so i wanted to do an upgrade to my PC but i'm kind of new to this so i need help and suggestions. I'm just a casual player so i don't want or need anything too fancy, i just want to be able to play some games at higher quality that i...
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    [SOLVED] GPU Upgrading

    So I have been looking at the RX 5700 XT as an upgrade, would this pair well with a Ryzen 5 2600? Also, any idea when third party coolers will come out? I have looked at stock coolers and realized that I should wait. I am on a $400 budget and the RX 5700 XT looks like the best choice, how...
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    [SOLVED] Can i upgrade my laptop processor?

    So i have an old laptop. It's a Compaq CQ43 and it's equiped with Intel Pentium B940 on G2 socket. Question is, can i upgrade my latop to core i5 2520m because it's using the same socket with my motherboard. And if it can, will it caused any Problem to my laptop, power consumption maybe, my...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading Ram

    Hey there and thanks for stopping by. So I am planning on upgrading from 8gb 4x2 ram to 16 gb 4x4 ram. I was wondering whether or not I can mix and match ram sticks with C16 and C15 latency or 3000mhz speed and 2666mhz speed. This the link to ram I currently have...
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    [SOLVED] upgrading old system

    So my trusty companion has finally gotten too tired to continue. After much back and forth i've landed on the fact that the motherboard is dying. black screens, not enough power even with brand new top of the line psu's, tested psu in other systems etc. Computer boots like 1 out of 10 times...
  13. lordtristan28

    [SOLVED] Thinking of upgrading my CPU, Not sure what to do.

    Hello! Before i get into my title, I wanted to say that i'm a student and with no job (yet) and want to upgrade my CPU on the cheaper side without having to switch out my motherboard or ram. Right now i have a "Phenom II X4 840T " Its unlocked from 4 cores to 6 cores with 3.24ghz overclocked...
  14. Jainal09

    Question Help Needed Regarding Upgrading Ram and SSD for My Laptop

    Hi Everyone I am a Newbie and I wanted your help in Upgrading My Laptop. So My Laptop is Asus FX 503 vd - https://www.asus.com/in/Laptops/FX503/ Now My Laptop is Base Model i.e it came with 8 Gb Ram and No SSD but I Have an empty ram and SSD slots. So I want to Upgrade it with Ram and SSD. So I...
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    [SOLVED] I once again turn you you people.MOTHERBOARD HELP.

    Im about to get my new mobo and ram to go with the Ryzen 5 2600 ive had for like a month. Thing is, I dont know much about motherboards. Im going for, RAM wise, a 3200mhz kit from Corsair. But im not sure about the motherboard. My case is a standard CIT Raider, support for all sorts of atx shiz...
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    Question Upgrade cpu?

    I recently bought a new GPU, the RTX 2060, and I am experiencing some bottlenecking with my i5 8400. Considering upgrading to an i5 9600k, do you think that is a good idea or just a waste of money?
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    Question Looking to upgrade.

    I'm looking to upgrade my gaming setup entirely, but I just wanted to start with my motherboard, graphics card, and CPU. What would be some good parts to upgrade them with? My budget (for now) is 1,000$ Thank you.
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    Question Is it worth upgrading to DDR4 or getting more DDR3 ram

    Hello, Intel Core i7 4770 Dell 0KWVT8 motherboard 2x 4gb DDR3 @ 1600MHz (cpu-z says 800mhz but I assume that is for each stick) AMD r9 290 A couple of years back I bought a Dell XPS 8700 prebuilt computer. I have upgraded the PC's graphics card and power supply only. I have an r9 290 in it...
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    Question i5 6600k worth upgrading

    My Specs Hello! I have been thinking about upgrading my system lately and I just managed to get a 1080 Windforce OC on the cheap to replace my old 1050ti Gaming X. I am currently thinking of upgrading my cpu (intel i5 6600k OC at 4.5GHz stable) and was considering either defecting to the other...
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    [SOLVED] Can I upgrade my Travel mate p238-G2-M33FY Graphics card?

    I'm just wondering if i could switch my Intel HD Graphics 620 to something else. Laptop spec: CPU: Intel core i3-7100u 2.40 GHz RAM: 4.0 GB DDR3 System Manufacturer: Acer GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620 (1.9 GB GPU memory) Laptop: Travel mate p238-G2-M33FY