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Tier 2 OC questions
08-06-2011, 11:59 AM,
Tier 2 OC questions
Hey, thanks first of all for making this site! It helps a lot for someone like me who wants to build their first PC. The Tier 2 OC looks like my best bet for some gaming at a reasonable price, but I have some questions.

Is it okay to upgrade to 2x4gb of RAM on this build? Or would I need to change something else?

Also, if I were to upgrade to a higher-end graphics card in the future (2-3 years) would I have to upgrade anything other than my power supply if everything else is still working properly?

Thanks very much for the support Smile
08-06-2011, 12:25 PM, (This post was last modified: 08-06-2011, 12:26 PM by MathieuB.)
RE: Tier 2 OC questions
Yes, you can upgrade to 2x4GB of RAM, I recommend getting the 1600MHz kit to have overclocking headroom.

If you upgrade your video card, you won't need to upgrade anything else, including the PSU, which is fine for about any single video card setup.

Also, moving this to the Questions forums.
Laptop: MSI GS30 Shadow-045 Dimensions: 12.6" x 8.9" x 0.8" 2.65lbs CPU: Intel Core i7-4870HQ Quad-Core + Hyper-Threading OC 2.5-3.9GHz RAM: 16GB DDR3 1600MHz Video Card: Intel Iris Pro 5200 Storage: 2x128GB SDD RAID0 Audio: ASUS Xonar U3 USB Sound Card + Audio-Technica ATH-M50 headphones Screen: 13.3" - 1920 x 1080 IPS + 27" Dell P2715Q IPS 3840 x 2160 Keyboard: Filco Majestouch MX Cherry Blue Mouse: Logitech MX518
08-06-2011, 12:37 PM,
RE: Tier 2 OC questions
Thanks a bunch!

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