cpu upgrade

  1. danielpugh

    Is there a sweet spot for rtx 3090

    Hi, I've been lucky enough to grab a 3090 in a recent drop. Currently have Ryzen 7 3700x processor which is reasonable (or felt like it when I brought it a while back), to go in x570 aorus pro WiFi board with m.2 and 16Gb ram. I'm sure there have been some CPU releases since then so just a...
  2. Mel_P

    ASUS Z170-P Motherboard with i5 6400 2.7GHz - CPU Upgrade worth it?

    Hello, As above, I have an ASUS Z170-P m/board with a Core i5 6400 2.7 GHz CPU (LGA 1151). Looking at the mother board spec I could buy a "pre-owned" Core i7 6700T 4GHz for £150 (varies - auction). New £300!!! - what sort of performance upgrade - e.g. games or Photoshop would I notice - can...
  3. Mike Breket

    Intel 8th to 9th Chipset Upgrade Troubleshoot

    Hi Guys So I decided to update my CPU from an Intel i5-8400 to an Intel i7-9700f. I made a silly mistake of selling the i5 processor first then installing the i7. The pc would boot for couple seconds then restart. Turns out I had to update the BIOS to support the latest 9th Gen Chip. It’s to...
  4. pc_fodder

    Upgrade my ageing PC

    So here is my PC setup that I got from overclockers: "Titan Envy M DC" Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.4GHz Overclocked Nvidia GeForce Gaming PC MSI GeForce GTX 760 OC Gaming Edition 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache - OEM (ST2000DM001) HDD...
  5. largeruk

    Best Mobo/CPU/RAM upgrade for an old PC?

    I have a fairly quiet PC setup in my living room. It is now pretty old and I'm looking to upgrade the components while keeping the case. Case: Antec Sonata Solo Quiet Mini Tower MB: Abit IX38 QuadGT CPU: Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz w Noctua cooler RAM: 2 x 2gb of Corsair XMS2-8500 1066MHz...
  6. Prospire

    PC Upgrade :- CPU/MOBO/RAM/PSU and Monitor

    Hey Guys, I'm upgrading my system and need an idea of what'll suit the monitor i'm buying. Current System: CPU - Intel Core i5 3570K @ 3.40GHz (Ivy Bridge 22nm Technology) - Replacing RAM - 8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 799MHz (10-10-10-28) - Replacing MOBO - ASUSTeK COMPUTER...
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