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how can i turn my acer aspire xc 830 i need answers ASAP.

YourbestfriendYourbestfriend Member Posts: 8 New User
how can i turn my acer aspire xc 830 into a gaming pc? Give me tips and good parts for this desktop pc to turn it into a gaming pc.

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  • AnhEZ28AnhEZ28 Member Posts: 637 Seasoned Specialist
    You can upgrade with a GT1030 and 8GB of RAM dual-channel.
  • YourbestfriendYourbestfriend Member Posts: 8 New User
    whjat else can i do cpu wise

  • AnhEZ28AnhEZ28 Member Posts: 637 Seasoned Specialist
    The cpu is soldered so you can't upgrade it.
  • YourbestfriendYourbestfriend Member Posts: 8 New User
    ok thanks.


  • StevenGenStevenGen ACE Posts: 2,418 Pathfinder
    how can i turn my acer aspire xc 830 into a gaming pc? Give me tips and good parts for this desktop pc to turn it into a gaming pc.

    Thread was edited to add model name to the title



    The XC-830 is an Acer type desktop that is pretty restricted to upgrades, you can upgrade the memory and disk drives but that is as far as I would go. The power supply is restricted and the mobo is also specific to these models. You would be much better off getting and/or building a proper gaming platform from scratch. 


  • YourbestfriendYourbestfriend Member Posts: 8 New User
    can i put a geforce gt 1030 in it

  • billseybillsey ACE Posts: 19,663 Trailblazer
    Very likely, no. The XC-830 came with a 65W power adapter and the XC-830G came with a 90W power adapter. The difference between those two is what was available for powering the GPU. A GT 1030 uses more than 25W of power, so will in all likelihood not work, even if you switch to the larger supply.
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  • tttttttttt Member Posts: 1,159 High-End Contributor
    @Yourbestfriend

    Your PC was not designed to be a gaming machine. Even if you stretch to the hardware limits, you will still be unhappy with its performance for games, particularly the modern high demanding games. I would suggest saving up the money and get a new and decent gaming machine. Probably something close to USD $800-$1000 range. If you can build PC yourself, maybe you can cut the cost by $100 or so.
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