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Q: Whats Parts Should I Upgrade?

Hi I recently purchased a new computer and I wanna upgrade some of the parts. I would like to be able to run faster and be able to record games so what would be the best to upgrade for that?
Case - Rosewill ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Dual USB 3.0 and Four Fans
CPU - Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5 GHz
Motherboard - ASUS Z87 PRO LGA 1150
CPU Fan - Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
Video Card - EVGA GeForce GTX 780
RAM - Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB
SSD ? Crucial M500 120GB
HDD - Western Digital Blue 1TB
Case ? Cooler Master HAF 912
Power Supply - XFX ATX 550 Power Supply
Optical Drive - Samsung 24x SATA DVD RW

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Preferred Solution: Whats Parts Should I Upgrade?

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A: Whats Parts Should I Upgrade?

What's the problem? You should be able to record no problem.

Maybe get another dedicated HDD for it.
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A:Which parts should i upgrade?

besides changing the case if you change the mb and if the os is oem, then you will also have to replace it. looking over the specs, I would not put any money into it - Too old.
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A:A bit of an upgrade, mostly new parts

Looks alright. Don't know why you're getting such a high output PSU though, unless you get more GPUs.
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I upgrade in the following

CPU Every Second Release as performance is normally 10-15% better with AMD

Graphics Upgrade When Needed/ Meaning If i notice capability issues and/or Problems with games on Ultra Settings

Ram Upgrade only if there is an improvement that is noticeable with System/PC which 9 out of 10 there is no difference Only on BENCHMARKS

Motherboard Upgrade only when CPU has changed to a different Socket Type

PSU Upgrade minimal/ when its required and 100% needed i will upgrade

I as most people don't have money just sitting there. I just don't get why you would get every next release for such a small improvement Meaning lets say someone had the FX-8150 and then decided to buy the next FX-8350 for such a small increase in speeds

I wanna know People's Thoughts on this and would you consider yourself to be a component Upgrade *Freak

*sorry if this offends anyone

A:How many times do you upgrade PC Parts ?

I'm in the every so many years for cpu, graphics cards and ram more often
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A:Looking to upgrade parts $800 budget

What is you normal screen resolution?
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A:[Upgrade] Time for some new parts.

There is no system that will run bf3 perfectly on ultra.
It runs fine on high on my own system which is terribly outdated. (minus a somewhat recently upgraded graphics card)

I have never heard of something 'requiring overclocking' such a thing would be absolutely ridiculous.

Some things that might be useful in getting suggestions though.
What is more important for your hard drives, speed or storage space?
My honest opinion is you should just keep the ram you have for now, or just replace with 8 gigs of the same.
Your biggest hold up is you are using a 32inch display.
This is going to make graphics all the more picky.
I personally have access to a 42inch display but actually use my little 24 inch asus as it seems to render cleaner.
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A few months ago I called the store where I got my computer and they said that I couldn't upgrade any video cards.. i was a little skeptical on their answer because a have a friend who upgraded his graphics card on his computer, also from 98 but different company, last year and it worked fine.

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A:Acer X3400 parts upgrade

You shouldn't allocate system ram for a video card while playing games but you can in many cases I think. The new video card should come with it's own ram for its exclusive use. You'll need to find a half-height video card to fit in that case. Most gaming cards aren't half-height.

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If that is the back of your friends computer I don't think the power supply easily comes off. The power socket seems to be built into the case. You'd probably need a BTX case & power supply and then you could go nuts with a new video card. Even if you did get a new case, you wouldn't have a back plate to put in place. See the number 10. It seems to be built into the case and would make replacing the power supply difficult. That may be an ATX motherboard in a BTX case; I can't tell from here.
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A:How to select suitable PC parts for Upgrade?

Software, no. The hardware manufacturer, Google and common sense; yes.

In your case you start with the motherboard,

Support for the Intel? Desktop Board DG31PR

and then see what its CPU support is,

Intel? Processors and Boards Compatibility Tool - Search Results Page

As far as a video card goes, as long as you have a PCI-E x16 slot available and enough room inside the case depending on the size of the card, whatever you want based on what you plan on doing with it and how much you're willing to spend. Depending on what card you want, you may also have to factor in a new power supply if the current one isn't up to running the video card (as well as everything else inside the computer).
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A:Need help with OS upgrade and double checking parts

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A:Recommended Parts for a new Processor Upgrade.

The only one who can tell you IF you can use that cpu is acer. Big box systems use proprietary parts ie the mb is made to acer standards NOT industry standards.

Unless that cpu was an option for your system when you purchased it, my guess is that the bios does not support it however you need to check with the system maker.

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A:Difference between parts for a M58p CPU upgrade

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A:computer upgrade parts worth it?

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A:Upgrade CPU whats best for me?

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A:Need advice and recommendations in choosing the correct parts to upgrade my PC.
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A:Whats the smartest way to upgrade from 8.1.

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A:Would like to know whats possible to upgrade. ram, processor...

Hello vdutch, Welcome to the HP Forums! I hope you enjoy your experience! I understand you would like to upgrade components of your computer. I will provide this product's maintenance and service guide so you can view what you can upgrade. Thank you for posting on the HP Forums. Have a great day! Mario

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I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).

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Hers is what i have come up with. (What do you think)

Motherboard =



Power supply=

I think this is pretty good. What do you think? Also what is the difference between the socket 939 AMD and The AMD AM2.

Thanxs Baltan

A:New parts!

Your missing:


Video card

Without those parts, your computer will not function.
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A:BSOD after new parts

Hi Drew,
STOP 0x101 is CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT which indicates your processor (CPU) in fault. Run Prime95 for CPU errors:
Run Blend, Small, Large FFTs Tests

Download, Install and Run Speedfan to monitor your CPU temperatures: SpeedFan - Access temperature sensor in your computer
If you got anymore dumps - upload them too.


* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 101, {20, 0, fffff88003088180, 5}

Probably caused by : Unknown_Image ( ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE )

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

An expected clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor in an
MP system within the allocated interval. This indicates that the specified
processor is hung and not processing interrupts.
Arg1: 0000000000000020, Clock interrupt time out interval in nominal clock ticks.
Arg2: 0000000000000000, 0.
Arg3: fffff88003088180, The PRCB address of the hung processor.
Arg4: 0000000000000005, 0.

Debugging Details:





fffff880`009a9768 fffff800`02d35a89 : 00000000`00000101 00000000`00000020 00000000`00000000 fffff880`03088180 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`009a9770 fffff800`02ce8eb7 : 00000000`00000000 fffff800`00000005 00000000`00002626 00000000`00000002 : nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+0x4e2e
fffff880`009a9800 fffff800`02c291c0 : 00000000`00000000 fffff880`009a99b0 fffff800`02c45460 fffff800`00000000 : nt!KeUpdateSystemTime+0x377
fffff880`009a9900 fffff800`02cdab73 : 00000000`3c8f5772 fffff800`02c45460 fffff800`02e50e80 00000000`00000008 : hal!HalpRtcClockInterrupt+0x130
fffff880`009a9930 fffff800`02d14d87 : fffff800`02e50e80 00000000`00000001 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiInterruptDispatchNoLock+0x163
fffff880`009a9ac0 fffff800`02ce422c : 00000000`00000000 fffff880`009a9bf8 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KxFlushEntireTb+0x93
fffff880`009a9b00 fffff800`02ca5d79 : 00000000`00000008 00000000`000000ff fffffa80`0957bdf0 00000000`00000100 : nt!KeFlushMultipleRangeTb+0x28c
fffff880`009a9bd0 fffff800`02ca65c7 : ffffffff`ffffffff 00000000`000000ff 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!MiZeroPageChain+0x14e
fffff880`009a9c10 fffff800`02f7bcce : fffffa80`0d096b60 00000000`00000080 fffffa80`0d096040 fffff800`02ccffd9 : nt!MmZeroPageThread+0x83a
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fffff880`009a9d80 00000000`00000000 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KxStartSystemThread+0x16



MODULE_NAME: Unknown_Module

IMAGE_NAME: Unknown_Image




Followup: MachineOwner

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A:Are these parts compatible

Motherboard = backbone of system. Everything revolves around this. SO...

CPU = check (Opteron matches socket 939 and series 100 req)
OS (Operating System) = check (64-bit edition matches CPU)
VidCards = Unknown
OD1 (Optical Drive) = check (recommendation: check for SATA capable drive)
OD2 = check (recommendation: check for SATA capable drive)
Case = check
PSU = questionable. Check a different manufacturer. Make sure +12V rails have high amps (at least 22; more is better). Wattage is about right. Check out Corsair, Enermax, or Antec
Monitor = check (but some recommend at least a 20" to 22" screen with a native res of 1440 x 900 (which it has) and a response time of less than 3ms)
Memory = check (but I prefer Kingston or Corsair)

Now...are we forgetting anything?

*cough, cough* HARD DRIVE *cough, cough*
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A:BSODs, Have already RMA'd a few parts.

Your dumps have error code:
- 0x50 = that invalid system memory (could be RAM or driver)
- 0xF4 = system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated.

You have memory corruption issue so perform memory test for at least 7 passes.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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Could not read faulting driver name
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Uninstall Alcohol/Daemon and remove its driver with Sptdinst.
You could re install that software later after your system stable.

The worse thing is your performance report indicated: CPU, Graphic, Disk, and Memory are in the poor performance.
Maybe there is something wrong with your motherboard.


* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa800521cb30, fffffa800521ce10, fffff800029d4240}

Probably caused by : csrss.exe

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been
Several processes and threads are necessary for the operation of the
system; when they are terminated (for any reason), the system can no
longer function.
Arg1: 0000000000000003, Process
Arg2: fffffa800521cb30, Terminating object
Arg3: fffffa800521ce10, Process image file name
Arg4: fffff800029d4240, Explanatory message (ascii)

Debugging Details:
PROCESS_OBJECT: fffffa800521cb30

IMAGE_NAME: csrss.exe



FAULTING_MODULE: 0000000000000000

PROCESS_NAME: csrss.exe

EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at "0x%08lx" referenced memory at "0x%08lx". The memory could not be "%s".

BUGCHECK_STR: 0xF4_C0000005




fffff880`03accb08 fffff800`02a57142 : 00000000`000000f4 00000000`00000003 fffffa80`0521cb30 fffffa80`0521ce10 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`03accb10 fffff800`02a03269 : ffffffff`ffffffff fffffa80`055deb60 fffffa80`0521cb30 fffffa80`0521cb30 : nt!PspCatchCriticalBreak+0x92
fffff880`03accb50 fffff800`02987c74 : ffffffff`ffffffff 00000000`00000001 fffffa80`0521cb30 00000000`00000008 : nt! ?? ::NNGAKEGL::`string'+0x17a06
fffff880`03accba0 fffff800`026cb153 : fffffa80`0521cb30 fffff880`c0000005 fffffa80`055deb60 fffffa80`05bc5060 : nt!NtTerminateProcess+0xf4
fffff880`03accc20 00000000`772d017a : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiSystemServiceCopyEnd+0x13
00000000`0083e768 00000000`00000000 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : 0x772d017a


FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0xF4_C0000005_IMAGE_csrss.exe

BUCKET_ID: X64_0xF4_C0000005_IMAGE_csrss.exe

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A:BSOD after getting new parts

Hi Samw1s3, welcome to 7F!

Boy, are you in a pickle!

You have had at least 14BSODs in the last three days.
Two related to programs, Java, and Chrome.
Three related to outdated drivers.
And, the others Memory.

Are you sure your virus/malware clean??
This going to take some doin' on your part.
What I would like you to do is to unequivocally uninstall Java, and chrome.
Uninstall Google Chrome - Google Chrome Help

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 7F, {8, 80050031, 6f8, fffff80002e8c86f}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiDoubleFaultAbort+b2 )

Followup: MachineOwner

1: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

This means a trap occurred in kernel mode, and it's a trap of a kind
that the kernel isn't allowed to have/catch (bound trap) or that
is always instant death (double fault). The first number in the
bugcheck params is the number of the trap (8 = double fault, etc)
Consult an Intel x86 family manual to learn more about what these
traps are. Here is a *portion* of those codes:
If kv shows a taskGate
use .tss on the part before the colon, then kv.
Else if kv shows a trapframe
use .trap on that value
.trap on the appropriate frame will show where the trap was taken
(on x86, this will be the ebp that goes with the procedure KiTrap)
kb will then show the corrected stack.
Arg1: 0000000000000008, EXCEPTION_DOUBLE_FAULT
Arg2: 0000000080050031
Arg3: 00000000000006f8
Arg4: fffff80002e8c86f

Debugging Details:



PROCESS_NAME: javaw.exe


LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80002e71b29 to fffff80002e725c0

fffff880`009efce8 fffff800`02e71b29 : 00000000`0000007f 00000000`00000008 00000000`80050031 00000000`000006f8 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`009efcf0 fffff800`02e6fff2 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiBugCheckDispatch+0x69
fffff880`009efe30 fffff800`02e8c86f : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiDoubleFaultAbort+0xb2
fffff880`06c01fc0 00000000`00000000 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!MmAccessFault+0x61f

fffff800`02e6fff2 90 nop


SYMBOL_NAME: nt!KiDoubleFaultAbort+b2



IMAGE_NAME: ntkrnlmp.exe


FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x7f_8_nt!KiDoubleFaultAbort+b2

BUCKET_ID: X64_0x7f_8_nt!KiDoubleFaultAbort+b2

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