CPU Upgrade Recommendations Thinkpad T480
The Ball Grid Array used in the Core i5-8350U CPU of the Thinkpad T480 is factory-soldered, and I would not even try to remove it to upgrade the CPU for any one of three choices: 1) Unsoldering and ...
RAM effects for upgrade
So the first effect is the RAM would run at double the speed. This will give you a performance boost of 0 to 50% (depending on the workload). Also your RAM capacity doubles so if you are now running ...
Help upgrading old PC from 2012
If you want to keep your mobo, PCPartPicker is totally right. Your mobo is limited (in cpu terms) to the i7 gen 3 and DDR3 RAM. Since PCIe is backwards compatible with all versions, you can indeed get ...
Will a 3000/3200 Mhz Sodimm RAM work on my 2933 Mhz Laptop?
That is correct in theory, but I have not tested it myself. But Linus Tech Tips does have a video about mixing memory and his conclusion was that in dual channel mode (2 sticks) it does not matter ...
What graphics card for ASUS P5Q Deluxe Intel P45 Motherboard?
The GTX 970 looks like a good card. It gets 50% on UserBenchmark. My Radeon HD 6950 gets 18% and can play AAA titles at decent framerates, so 50% should be more than enough. On eBay, you can get a ...
CPU upgrade on motherboard Pegatron Benicia 1.01?
The Benicia motherboard supports many processors. Per HP documentation it should support this list of CPU: The absolute best CPU available on this platform is the Q9650. As for speed gains, it gives ...
Old motherboard with new graphics card
My friend did a very similar thing, but with PCIe 2 put into PCIe 1 slot. The only thing you will see is that the card won't perform as it should - PCIe 2 is almost 40% slower than PCIe 3. As @Mark ...
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