upgrade advice

  1. Moobear

    Graphics card upgrade advice

    My Son wants to upgrade his graphics card for Christmas if course. Current Build is ZOTAC GeForce Rtx 2060 8192mb gddr6 ASUS PRIME B45OM-A DDR4 MATX I'd really welcome your suggestions as I'm clueless :cry:
  2. ijb1989

    Advice on GPUs

    Morning guys - just wanted some advice on GPUs. I built a PC last year: Ryzen 5 5600x Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 32GB (2x 16GB) 3600MHz DDR4 RAM ROG Strix B550F MOBO I couldn't get a 6800XT or 3080 on launch so got a stop gap in the form of a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 TI. Almost a year later, and...
  3. Aure1ius

    Upgrade advice (Gaming)

    So I’ll cut to the chase, I know my system is due an upgrade but I’m not sure what to prioritise, my system is as follows: MOBO - MSI Z97 Gaming 5 GPU - GTX 970 Twin Frozr CPU - i5 4690k 16GB Ram (Corsair vengeance) my power supply is a 750w Corsair one so I’m pretty sure I’m safe with that...
  4. bettz

    Upgrade advice intel or Amd

    Hi my current build is Bitfenix Prodigy M-ATX case i5 3570k Asus p8z77-m 8GB DDR3 Ram GTX 1060 6gb Bequiet 530W PSU Already bought a new psu (Corsair TX650M) Looking at upgrading the cpu motherboard and ram any recommendations? I've seen the Ryzen 5600x mentioned and the i5-11400f
  5. JWilde

    Advice on PSU when updating MoBo and CPU

    Hi, I am currently planning on updating my CPU and motherboard, but I am not sure if the PSU I currently have is compatible. I am looking to upgrade to an Intel I7-10700K and an Asus Prime Z590-P motherboard, and my current PSU is Thermaltake Smart SE 530W 80+ Bronze Efficiency. Some websites I...
  6. David Northmore

    Looking to upgrade my current setup, been out of the game for awhile!

    Hi there! Hope I can get some help on this, it's been a long time since I've kept any close eye on the current parts market and I'm looking to upgrade my current gaming rig especially as I do a lot of VR gaming. Here are my current specs: System CPU Intel Core i9 7900X 4500MHz Skylake-X...
  7. Celebryn

    Upgrade for aging Gigabye P57 - advice please.

    I currently have a i7-6700HQ, 16GB RAM.. the only thing that really lets it down now is its GTX 970M GPU. I bought it JUST before they started to bring out the full cards, kicked myself for that! The screen has its first 'line', so its time I looked for another as this wont play the games I am...
  8. RobCee

    Memory upgrade - please help me choose

    Hey guys, I have an older system which is running great, but as I get into running virtual machines, I find I am running out of memory. MB: Gigabyte X99-SLI (has 6 ram slots) Processor: Intel i7-5820K RAM: Kingston Predator 4x4GB DDR4 2666MHz QUESTION: Should I ditch the 4x4GB I have and go...
  9. ssmacc

    Note 10+ 5G Upgrade?

    Hello, I've got a immaculate Note 10+ 5G, my contract is up in a couple of weeks, I'm probably going to go SIM only and keep the phone. However, thought I'd ask if there are any phones "worth" upgrading to? I'd say the camera is the most important feature to me... Any advice appreciated...
  10. Deke59

    Retro Alienware case

    Hi all I am, pretty much a noob to all of this home building and gaming pc's. I did build my current setup but it was more by muck than judgement. The build was a starter set up a few years back with an i7 8700k, ASUS TUF Z370 plus Gaming motherboard, GEFORCE 1050 GTX (don't laugh!), BeQuiet...
  11. Opkin

    i7-2600K 3.40GHz Sandybridge LGA1155 upgrade

    Hi All, Sorry I know this question is asked a lot, don't hate me! I've not touched my 10 year old system in a fair few years and am looking to upgrade. Intel Core i7-2600K 3.40GHz - 650D Case - TX 650W V2 PSU - H60 CPU Cooler - Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600MHz - GTX 1060 6GB. Use: Full Adobe CC...
  12. Ivs

    Maximising The Life of Your GPU/Pad + Paste Replacement

    Hi guys, I need some of your wisdom. Im planning on buying a brand new 3070 once prices are reasonable and I want to maximise its lifespan. I know the cooler you can keep your system the longer the components tend to last. (In regards to the case, I have one with superb airflow [Phanteks...
  13. Mark TW

    PC upgrade for 3D modelling/illustration work

    Hi, I'm looking to upgrade my PC, I mostly use it for 3D modelling and texturing, Photoshop and occasional not too demanding gaming. I'm looking to get a touchscreen tablet too which involves a GPU with 2 HDMI ports as my current monitor already uses one of them. It's dated from 2014 and am...
  14. Hamez01

    PC Components Upgrade Help

    Hi Everyone, I am relatively amateur to knowing what components are best to buy when upgrading my PC. My PC was a low budget one which I play a lot of flight simulation on, but currently struggle with FPS and can only really reach the medium display settings for most games i play. Could...
  15. Darziak

    Double up or Double down

    I bought these 2 years ago and debating on getting another to be up to 32gb https://www.overclockers.co.uk/team-group-vulcan-z-t-force-16gb-2x8gb-ddr4-pc4-25600c16-3200mhz-dual-channel-kit-grey-my-0ak-tg.html Or should I wait for the DDR5 Ram to out? 1st option is cheaper I know but 2nd option...
  16. Rebecca Whitlow

    New Motherboard

    My old hand-me-down PC is starting to fail on me and it looks like i'll have to replace the majority foo my parts including the motherboard in order to get a new CPU. I've been hardcore researching graphics cards but motherboards seem more complicated. Anyone have any pointers on what I should...
  17. ssmacc

    Should I upgrade, x570 with 3900x to 5900x?

    Should I upgrade? I've got a x570 board and a 3900x. I'm looking at the 5900x, PC is used for casual gaming (some PCVR) and video editing (Adobe). I've given up on a new GPU and have the upgrade itch! I can sell the 3900x for ~280 so the upgrade will cost ~200...do you think the performance...
  18. Envy78

    £400 to buy a new CPU

    Hi, I currently have a ryzen 7 1800x and want an upgrade to get better FPS on rust. I also have an RX 580 8GB and 16GB of 3200mghz ram. If you have any recommendations for a new CPU for me or any new parts for me it would be appreciated. Thanks.
  19. Darrenx92

    Adding rgb fans help

    Morning guys, Im looking at adding some new corsair icue sp120 fans, ive not been a pc owner for a long time so my knowledge on this sort of stuff is not the greatest. But how do i go about connecting this? Do i need to make sure my motherboard supports these. I really am useless at this. I...
  20. Envy78

    £450 to upgrade

    I currently have a ryzen 7 1800x, RX 580 8gb, 16gb 3200mghz ram, SSD, b450 msi gaming pro motherboard. This setup will be used to play rust. Any recommendations would be appreciated. Thanks.
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