Forum discussion tagged with upgrading.
  1. K

    Question Upgrade GPU increase CPU?

    Hello, Just a quick question... I am wondering if when I upgrade my GPU in doing so it increase my CPU temperature? I don't know if that is how things work or not but my CPU temps while running a game like COD BOCW or Rust my temps are medium 50's. Which I believe is okay... I want to upgrade...
  2. J

    [SOLVED] 1050TI Or GTX 1650? Novice upgrading PC

    So just a bit of a backstory : I'm somewhat of a computer novice when it comes to what's better and what's recommended and what not when it comes to GPU's. I can install and replace parts physically with no issue I'm just always very hesitant when it comes to better quality and what not and...
  3. Z

    Question Upgrading my 2018 PC. Need advice

    Here's my Specs 8700K Gigabyte Z370 HD3P 16GB G-Skill 2666 1060 6GB Samsung 970 Evo 250Gb(boot drive) 1TB HDD Cooler master hyper 212 Turbo Dell 1080p 24inch 60 hz 750W CM 80+ Bronze I'm a freelancer, my work is collecting and auditing survey data. The games I mostly play are COD Warzone and...
  4. D

    Question Upgrading Motherboard Intel to AMD

    Hey Everyone so I've decided that its about time I want to do an upgrade but I'm not sure the way I should go so here's the problem Currently, I have an Intel CPU and MOBO CPU:https://pcpartpicker.com/product/xwhj4D/intel-cpu-bx80662i56500...
  5. K

    Question Upgrading from RTX 2070 to the RTX 3070

    Do you guys think it's worth it upgrading from the RTX 2070 (Not Super) Windforce 3x to the RTX 3070 Eagle ? I want a solid card for 1440p 144hz gaming By the information I saw it should give me ~50% better performance
  6. UrFrikinBoi

    Question 2 kits of 2666 mhz ram can only get to 2133

    I recently got a kit of 3200 mhz 2/8 gb ram to add on to my 2/8 gb 2666 ram hoping to be able to run them together at 32 gb 2666 mhz but whenever I run them together they can only get to 2133 but separately they can both get to 2666
  7. R

    [SOLVED] Could I use a second power supply without adding something?

    Hi! So I am gonna upgrade my PC and I have come to the conclusion that I am short by 5 watts (500 Watt PSU and the total is 505, now, since I bought a prebuilt I have an extra PSU. I tested these findings from here. I don't know if these findings are accurate buttt idk. oh and the hardware I am...
  8. B

    [SOLVED] Considering an upgrade

    Considering an upgrade from a Geforce GTX 970/i5-4690K to Sapphire AMD RX 5600 XT/Ryzen 5 3600 for 1080p/144 hz? Hello people of the internet, getting straight to the point my current PC build was made in May of 2015. These are the specs that I am currently rocking. Geforce GTX 970 i5-4690K...
  9. W

    Question Help:CPU i7-7700k Upgrade

    I am looking to upgrade my i7-7700k Cpu to a i9-9900k. My question because I still am very new to PC upgrading is can I keep my motherboard and just upgrade the CPU. My motherboard is a LENOVO 36C9. I can not find any information of this when i try searching the product on google. Making this...
  10. M

    Question help and info required for upgrade of I5 650

    hello , I have intel i5 650 cpu in my pc ,and was looking for upgrade so is I7 880 compatible with is?? and will there be any problems??. and is it a good proccessor for gamming purposes and a little editing?? . and is this processor ATLEAST SOME WHAT the level of I5 2400 procesor??. i donot...
  11. tthetutorial

    [SOLVED] Is it possible for upgrading prebuilt pc

    Hi, I currently have a hp pavilion 590-p0044 desktop, it is running a: Ryzen 5 2400G 12gb of ddr4 2666 ram Onboard graphics card 180W (china power supply) 2 hard drives of 500gb HDD On a motherboard (sunflower??) I am wondering could I move my prebuilt to a different case, change the PSU, and...
  12. R

    Question What should i upgrade?

    I have a PC i got recently and I would like to make a few upgrades for gaming and looking into video editing. ASRock B450M/ac Mother board AMD Ryzen 2700x CPU Team Group 2400 8x2dual band Ram - 16gig 2 slots open out of 4 Zotac RTX 2070 Super mini GPU 650w PSU Kratos 80 gold rated cooling is...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading PC - CPU + MBD + RAM + SSD

    Hi everyone, I am planning to upgrade my PC, in particular m CPU and MBD and RAM which were bought in 2015. My current specs are: Userbenchmark PC Build Comparison Baseline Bench: Game 73%, Desk 78%, Work 56% CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 GPU: Nvidia GTX 1070 SSD: Samsung 850 Evo 500GB HDD...
  14. P

    [SOLVED] Will my B350 board support Zen 3?

    I´ve read that B450 and X470 boards will get Zen 3 support. I just wanna know if my board will support it. It´s MSI Gaming Pro Carbon B350. Right now I have R5 1600 (not AF) and it´s fine, but in the future I will upgrade it for sure. Since it seems I can´t upgrade to Zen 3 (please tell me of...
  15. D

    Question My new motherboard isn't detecting my GPU

    So, I wanted to upgrade my cpu from an i3 4360 to a Ryzen 5 2600. My old motherboard and ram was not compatible so i had to buy a new motherboard and ram too. I set everything up correctly and i get no video output. The motherboard i have(msi b450m pro-vdh max) has a light indicator that turns...
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    [SOLVED] What parts of my PC are unbalanced (overkill, or lacking) for eachother?

    I feel some parts are holding others back, as it is functioning ingame quite poorly. I think it used to be better. I used to play RUST at max graphics at 60 FPS, and after logging into the game after like a year or something, i was met with a frame rate of about 13, so i put it on lowest...
  17. AtlasCorp

    [SOLVED] I need help in troubleshooting regarding my PSU and CPU

    I bought a new GPU 2 days ago, i went after it and asked a few people as well to avoid any problems. My old pc build: -asus h110m-a motherboard -8gb ddr4 2133hz ram -core i5 6500 3.2 ghz -gtx 950 2gb -deepcool de430 (300w) (peak power 430) psu -120gb ssd -1tb hdd I upgraded my gpu to a gtx 1660...
  18. D

    [SOLVED] Upgrading from i5 7400 to i7 9700

    Hello I have some questions : I have a computer with 16gb ddr4 ram , gtx 1060 3gb and an i5 7400. I am playing a lot of rust atm and when I play it I get 60-100 FPS , but after an hour it drops to 40-60 FPS . I think the problem is my cpu , so I want to change it. I want to change it to an i7...
  19. Arenok

    [SOLVED] 2 Noob-ish Questions Regarding Upgrading MoBo and CPU

    Hey hey, people. So I got a bit of 2 noob-ish questions (as the title of this post suggests) regarding an upgrade I plan to do this weekend with my brother. For a few years now I've been stuck with an AMD FX-8350 CPU with Corsair Vengeance RAM and using a Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 R5 MoBo for my...
  20. ScreperisLT

    [SOLVED] What should i upgrade?

    Hello, i have a question. I have an old PC and i really want to upgrade it for simple gaming (Like Minecraft, Roblox, etc.) There is my parts: CPU : Intel Pentium E2180 (Overclocked to 2.5Ghz, that's the maximum, because when i overclock more, happens some issues like No Internet Connection, No...