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Ideacentre 720-18 - Upgrading my PC, Help please

2018-11-10, 14:40 PM

Hi, I'm new to the forums and I'd like to upgrade my Lenovo desktop PC, It's an Ideacentre 720-18 with a Ryzen 3 1200 CPU, 8GB RAM, 400W PSU, RX 560 and non-overclockable motherboard.

(I'm also completely new to upgrading computers, and I'm buying parts for someone else to install them for me)

 

Is the case ATX or micro ATX?

 

Can the PSU be upgraded to this :    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CP-9020131-UK-TX750M-Semi-Modular-Supply/dp/B06X9K8TK6/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1541860301&sr=8-3&keywords=750W+gold

 

Will this graphics card fit :    https://www.amazon.co.uk/SAPPHIRE-Radeon-NITRO-2xHDMI-Graphics/dp/B071R7BTJL/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1541860369&sr=1-1&keywords=RX+570+8GB+nitro%2B

 

Will motherboard be compatible :    https://www.amazon.co.uk/MSI-GAMING-Ryzen-Athlon-Motherboard/dp/B06Y46DBF4/ref=sr_1_8?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1541860596&sr=1-8&keywords=X370+motherboard

 

If they aren't compatible, Which alternative parts can I put in?

Answers would be really appreciated

Thanks

 

 

 

 

motherboard details:

 

Manufacturer LENOVO
Model 3100 (AM4)
Version SDK0J40700 WIN 3258009609293
Chipset Vendor AMD
Chipset Model Ryzen SOC
Chipset Revision 00
Southbridge Vendor AMD
Southbridge Model Carrizo FCH
Southbridge Revision 51

 

 

 

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Re: Ideacentre 720-18 - Upgrading my PC, Help please

2018-11-10, 14:43 PM

also will this cooler fit? 

 

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/ARCTIC-Freezer-12-Compact-Recommended/dp/B06WRPFFJN/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1541860958&sr=1-1&keywords=arctic+freezer+12+compact

 

 

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Re: Ideacentre 720-18 - Upgrading my PC, Help please

2018-11-10, 23:09 PM

Hi mark7490!

 

Welcome to the community forums.

 

You may need to measure the clearance of the gap between the casing to the CPU first of your desktop before purchasing aftermarket cooling fan. It may not be compatible because the casing that we use are OEM and not always standard. 

 

Regards,

Matt_lenovo



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Re: Ideacentre 720-18 - Upgrading my PC, Help please

2018-11-11, 12:53 PM

I have measured and I think it should fit as it is a compact cooler, Now is the case ATX or micro ATX, I'm planning to upgrade the motherboard as the one on board isn't overclockable.

 

Oh and will a normal power supply fit? :   https://www.amazon.co.uk/EVGA-Modular-Power-Supply-210-GQ-0750-V3/dp/B017RO39TK/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1541940960&sr=8-2&keywords=750W+PSU+gold+modular

 

Thanks

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