1. Kazzu

    New to computers and looking to Upgrade

    Hey I got a computer back in 2021 and wanted to see if it was possible to upgrade it? I don’t know what’s considered better so I’m looking for some advice I’m looking for something to play most modern games in high quality (I.e. the New Spider-Man PS4 steam ports) but idk where to begin AMD...
  2. arjgrundy

    Living room - Portable Setup

    Hi I'm looking for some advice regards a change in my current setup. I currently have the following build :- Ryzen 1700 Gigabyte Ab350 Gaming 3 motherboard MSI Nvidia GT710 (sold the 1080ti) to pay for the PS5 (oops) Corsair K70 Keyboard Corsair M65 Mouse Phanteks Case I'm looking at a new...
  3. qbazdz

    1080Ti upgrade - will it choke?

    Hi All, been pondering on upgrading my old PC for a bit and wonder if this makes sense. I've got a 2500K, that O/C nicely to 4.3GHz, had been running under WC for good years now without a skip of a beat. I have it paired right now with HD7950, again under WC loop and it's been long since I had...
  4. Alex34

    Build or upgrade for FPS titles??

    Hi all. I'm currently a console gamer, PS5, and have been so forever. However, there are a few FPS titles I cannot get on console that I'm dying to play, Squad, Escape From Tarkov, BattleBit, etc. We currently have one PC in the house which is my wife's photo editing PC and I wanted some...
  5. RC1917

    Need to find Compatible Motherboard

    Hi all, New to all this and the forum has already helped so much. Trying to make a few upgrades, my current pc parts are: CPU = Interl Core i5-2500 GPU = Nvidia GTX 1660 HDD = WD5003ABYZ 500GB RAM = 24GB Corasair Motherboard = Supermicro C7P67 Power Supply = Corsair CX430 I currently have an...
  6. jwilliamson47

    Alder Lake Upgrade Lian Li 011 Dynamic

    Hi, I'm debating about upgrading my system from an 8700K to Alder Lake CPU. The problem is the Corsair AIO will not support the platform and they aren't going to provide a bracket. Would it be better to go AM4 instead as that is supported or get a new cooler? It's a shame Corsair doesn't...
  7. RLC

    Corsair Value Select to fancy RAM?

    Hi all, I'm considering upgrading a few bits on my PC. Mainly boot drive and/or RAM. My current specs: Mobo: Gigabyte Z590 Aorus Elite AX CPU: Intel i5 11600K GPU: RTX 2070 Super Boot drive: 500Gb Samsung 850 EVO (sata SSD) Storage drive: WD 1TB RAM: 2x8Gb Corsair Value Select DDR3 @2133MHz...
  8. Spoony96

    Upgrade advice please!

    Hi friends. I'm looking to upgrade my part-dated PC rig - I'm unsure where to start really so would love some advice. I primarily use the PC for work nowadays, I work in television broadcasting so do a fair amount of encoding (primarily in Premiere Pro). However, I still game from time to time...
  9. 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...
  10. 4K8KW10

    What monitor will you buy? Poll

    The options are: 7680x4320 (8K FUHD); 3840x2160 (4K UHD); 2560x1440 (WQHD); 1920x1080 (FHD). I don't find the option to create a poll. Can a moderator add the Poll with the 4 choices as listed and indefinite period for receiving answers. Thank you!
  11. Lewscious

    Should I update or start a new build?

    Good afternoon all, I'm really hoping someone can help me out. I built a custom PC back in early 2016 with the total cost coming to around £700-£800. I'm now looking into either upgrading or replacing the PC, but in honesty, I have disconnected myself from the PC building industry/community...
  12. 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...
  13. Andreas1994

    Upgrade Help for improved FPS

    I have a two year old PC. It suffers from random FPS drops when I'm playing warzone. I feel like this could be resolved with a GPU but i don't know which or whether i can upgrade something else given the GPU issues globally atm. My build is below, i just upgraded the memory to 16gb corsair...
  14. 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...
  15. Ijen

    Upgrade from 8600k to 5800X?

    I'm considering an upgrade, and just want to check whether it seems like I’ve got a plan that could work, and can justify to the missus. I built my current system a few years ago for occasional home working (including Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop) and light gaming (eg. Witcher 3). For...
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. RoidyRedRum

    Guidance for PC upgrade for gaming

    Hi all, This is my first time looking at upgrading my PC which is around 10 years old!! The system was originally purchased for graphic design and video work with some occasional gaming. It's pretty much been retired for the last few years as I moved to Apple for my work needs. I originally...
  19. BurrisYT

    Gigabyte GA-Z170XP-SLI

    I am looking to upgrade my CPU currently have a 6600k. I was wondering if the z170xp-sli would support a newer CPU of course still with the LGA1151 socket or would I need to upgrade the motherboard also. I am looking to gain more FPS in Call of Duty which I believe is more CPU intense. I have a...
  20. irisks

    Single-Dual Channel RAM Upgrade Advice

    Hey guys, I currently have a 1x16gb 3200mhz DDR4 stick of RAM in my PC (from e-buyer) which is clocked @ 2933mhz because the CPU is a second gen ryzen (r7 2700x) and I am essentially trying to get another stick to get dual-channel 2x16gb sticks. Userbenchmark.com says that the RAM is a Corsair...
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