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Solved Newbie here wanting to put in a 1050 or better video card

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by BJCglc, May 18, 2018.

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  1. BJCglc

    BJCglc Thread Starter

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    Hello,wanting to put a 1050 video card or higher in my pc and also add ram.please help or can anyone suggest any good videos to watch here are my specs
    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
    Processor Count: 4
    RAM: 8135 Mb
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750, -2048 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: 916 GB (356 GB Free);
    Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., G20AJ
    Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
     
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  3. Sawuwaya

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    Greetings, New One!

    For a video selection you can also use your (any) streaming services and choose a 4K video. 4K videos are of a higher quality than that of a DVD or Blue Ray (because you will not know if your video on those medias are truly the highest video quality to test your new equipment).



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  4. flavallee

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    You should be able to play and watch videos just fine with the hardware specs your computer already has.

    We have no idea how well you maintain your computer and what's installed and running in it, so that can have a big impact on speed and performance.

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  5. BJCglc

    BJCglc Thread Starter

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    Thank you so much for responding so quickly...i will try compressed air and then see if i need to do anything else.my neice and i have the same model pc and she had the same problem and she replaced her ssd and upgraded to a 1050 video card.
     
  6. flavallee

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    Switching from a mechanical hard drive to a solid state drive(SSD) can have a noticeable improvement on speed and performance. (y)

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  7. BJCglc

    BJCglc Thread Starter

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    Thank you sir,for that advice..also changing the video card some 1 told me that i needed to plug in a thumb drive.Is this true?
     
  8. BJCglc

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    Thank you ,for your reply i have a tv that i run my pc on at the moment looking into getting 4k tv
     
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