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  1. R

    Solved Trying to upgrade current pc...

    I have a friend that is wanting to upgrade their current pc. I would help but I am not that skilled in this department as I bought a pre-built pc. Current specs below: Intel Core i5-8500 CPU @ 3.00 GHz GIGABYTE H370M D3H GeForce GTX 1050 GPU 8 GB Ram From this what are my friends options...
  2. K


    Hello, I'm currently using i5 6600(non k) with RX 480 and after 2 years I'm thinking about upgrading my gpu. Had a lot to choose from and I'm thinking about the GTX 1080. Other choice was GTX 1070, but here in my country the price difference between these used GPU's is pretty small, only about...
  3. Brandon Byrnes

    Solved Next Best thing after GTX 1060 3GB?

    Okay so here's my specs I just recently built this rig and it was primarily for video editing but now i'm into GTAV and have become obsessed. I am experiancing some stuttering and alot of choppines during cut screens. I'm sure this could be solved by lowering the settings for the game but...
  4. S

    Buying another hard drive

    Hey guys I currently only have a 256 GB SSD hard drive, so i need to buy an extra one. I was just wondering, if it would be smartest to buy an extra SSD or to buy a HDD instead. I do have space for all my games/programs on my SSD, it's just pictures and videos that take up too much space. No...
  5. D

    Solved PC Upgrade questions

    Hello, I am new to forum and need some advice. I have a system I wish to upgrade a bit but am stuck because of ASUS policy which sucks. My pc is a GD30CI https://www.asus.com/ca-en/Tower-PCs/ROG-STRIX-GD30CI/specifications/ I want to upgrade memory and add some m.2 drives but I can't get a...
  6. Brandon Byrnes

    Solved Is Upgrading Mechanical Storage Drive to SSD a good idea?

    I am thinking of upgrading my mechanical 5400 rpm drive in my laptop to a 1TB SSD. The only problem is, I have heard that SDD's aren't really good for storage becuase of wear and tear. I already have a SSD as my boot drive, and figured I'd get better read and write speeds by upgrading from my...
  7. H

    Upgrading Graphics Card

    Hello, I was wondering if I could get some advice for upgrading my graphics card. I tried playing an RPG game but DDI is not high enough, I have a 10.1 and need an 11. I just recently started learning about computers, so I do not yet know what to upgrade to (if I can upgrade). I have Windows...
  8. P

    Upgrade my pc or buy a new one?

    Hi all, I'm wondering if I should upgrade my desktop pc (+/- 2011, maybe even 2009 or earlier), or simply buy a new one? --> At this moment (2018/08) I believe I could still use it for a few more years by upgrading: "buy new ssd + format c (or buy windows 10) + buy 2 hard drives for data (one...
  9. TukmanPC

    Upgrading ram

    Hello, I'm thinking of upgrading my desktop ram, but I'm not sure how it works. I currently have two Vengeance lpx ddr4 8GB (16GB ) ram sticks, so can i just buy another two similar sticks to upgrade my ram to 32GB? Thank you in advance!
  10. Brandon Byrnes

    Solved Need Help Finding Right RAM for Laptop

    So I am looking to upgrade a bit with my Laptop's RAM, I currently have one 8 GB stick. I can't afford to upgrade to 16GBs so i'm just gong to get a 4GB stick to go with the 8GB stick. The problem is i'm not sure what kind to get. I tried every memory scan tool out there and none of them were...
  11. Nick

    Solved I want Windows 10, but my PC doesn't

    So I have a custom built Windows 10 gaming PC, and when Microsoft was handing out free Windows 10 upgrades, I jumped on the bandwagon and tried it out. The Windows 10 upgrade executable said all of my hardware was compatible, but when I upgraded, my internet was absolutely trashed. It had...