My Rules for When to Upgrade (How to Know if You Should Upgrade or Not)

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Upgrade ideas list:

First, check to see what gear you have using hwinfo:

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M.2 cooling:
CPU water cooling: Alphacool Eisbaer 240:


Upgrading your hard drive may not seem like a big deal, but if you are using a spinning disk HDD, you will be floored when you upgrade to an M.2.

I use this one: SABRENT Rocket Q:

I also have one of these, and it is rock solid (Samsung 980 M.2):

General power use: Ryzen 7 7700X:
Extreme gaming use: ryzen 7 7800X3D:

Sensible extreme: ASUS Dual RTX 4070:

Budget? Grab a 3060 ti:


00:28 Whokeys ad
01:27 RULE #1 for Upgrading
01:57 How to know what is in your system
03:11 Do you need RAM?
03:27 Do you need a faster HDD/M.2/SSD?
04:19 Cooling or cleaning
05:36 Do you need a new GPU?
07:34 Do you need a new CPU?



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