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Upgrade or replace hardware

My father is a 75yo retiree and an active photographer using photoshop,lightroom and some office tasks. Around 10 years ago we built a desktop with following specs which is now severely impacting ...
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HP Elitebook 840 G2 - how to recognize SSD compatible with M2 socket?

I recently purchased the notebook mentioned in the question topic. Unfortunately, the purchased configuration includes only 2.5 500GB HDD, which is not enough for me. I absolutely need to put an ...
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Will a 3000/3200 Mhz Sodimm RAM work on my 2933 Mhz Laptop?

I have an Acer Nitro 5 and it has 2 slots of Ram (1 being used). On the task manager it says it's using a 2933 Ghz RAM. I have read somewhere that 2933 is really rare to find (in fact even impossible)...
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I wanna upgrade my pc and want to know if the procesor is compatible

I'm upgrading my desktop computer, it's a computer for development, I don't understand much about hardware though. Could somebody please tell me if the processor Intel Bx80684I99900K Intel Core I9-...
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Which RAM should I add to my laptop with processor 2133 MHz speed...?

Actually, I want to upgrade my laptop RAM. So, when I was searching for compatible RAM for my laptop I got to know that it was already pre-installed(inbuilt) with 4GB 2666 MHz? Do I need to add 8GB of ...
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What graphics card for ASUS P5Q Deluxe Intel P45 Motherboard?

I have an old computer with ASUS P5Q Deluxe Intel P45 Motherboard which currently is using GForce 550 Ti graphics card which I gave to my son to play games like Minecraft, Roblox, Gary's Mode etc but ...
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Can I change hardware in devices with a TPM?

I'm trying to buy a desktop computer. I intend to carry out heavy simulation work with this computer, and it may become important to carry out tasks such as upgrade the RAM, etc., depending on what I ...
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Best ssd nvme m.2 for dell G7 7588

I'm about to upgrade my ssd on my dell G7 laptop, what would be the best ssd for it, this machine is used for CAD(3dxmax, revit, autodesk software) I have my eyes on a samsung 980 pro 500GB but I don'...
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ASUS F541UV-DM522T second disc bay

I replaced the default 1TB HDD which was put in this laptop to 120GB SSD, to get some speed in daily work. But 120GB it is not so much space, so I have to extend this size by adding an extra HDD in ...
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ASUS F541UV-DM522T RAM upgrade

I'm going to buy additional RAM to upgrade this notebook, but I am not sure which choice will be correct. I'm pretty careful in this case because when I bought theoretically matching RAM to another ...
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New CPU Upgrade And Requirements To Run Software

I current have AMD Athalon 2 X3 445 CPU on a Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3 AMD 770 DDR3 1666(OC) Soket AM3 Anakart motherboard. I haven't upgraded my PC In a while but I've just bought an Oculus Quest 2 AR ...
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What should I switch my cpu to?

I'm running my old computer from like 6 or 7 years ago as a server, and for the most part it works fine. I have some extra money, and when it is bottlenecked, the cpu causes the bottleneck. The ...
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What economical motherboard best supports upgrading AMD Ryzen 5 3400G to Ryzen 9 3950X in the future?

A few firsts here. This is my first question on SE (so also first question on Hardware Recommendations), and also my first computer build, so feel free to correct me if I'm off-base! That said, I am ...
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Can I add an NVMe SSD to my motherboard?

I have a TOSHIBA P50-C-10G laptop. and want to upgrade the internal drive from HDD to SSD. I am considering either SATA or NVMe, but I'm not sure if my computer has support for NVMe. I opened it up ...
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CPU Upgrade Recommendations Thinkpad T480

I have a Thinkpad T480 that has the stock Intel Core i5-8350U vPro MB (1.70ghz) CPU in it. It really just is not enough CPU for what I do with it once I dock it and hook it up to my dual monitors. I ...
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Will a Lenovo X220i with i3 support either 1066/1333?

Looking at this page https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/53438/intel-core-i3-2350m-processor-3m-cache-2-30-ghz.html It mentions that 16GB of memory is supported but then it says "...
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CPU upgrade on motherboard Pegatron Benicia 1.01?

I've never planned to upgrade my CPU. However, most of the components in my PC have been upgraded, and the CPU is now the performance bottleneck. It doesn't flinch except for gaming where it is maxed ...
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