Forum discussion tagged with am4.
  1. J

    Question Why is my AM4 Motherboard not compatible with known AMD CL18 Corsair Vengeance RAM?

    Hi everyone. Current components: MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) (AM4) AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-Core Processor Corsair VENGEANCE LPX 16GB 4x4GB 3200MHz CL-3200 CL15 - ( CMK16GX4M4B3200C16) Recently bought components: Corsair VENGEANCE RGB PRO DDR4 RAM 32GB (4x16GB) 3600MHz CL18 AMD Ryzen iCUE...

    Question PC not posting.

    Components - Ryzen 7 3700x MSI B450M BAZOOKA XPG D50 Spectrix 2x8 3200mhz Asus DUAL RTX 3060 EVGA SuperNOVA 650W 80+ Gold Modular WD Blue SN 530 256gb m.2 2442 Seagate 4tb HDD Problem - I realized that in task manager my memory speed was only 2933mhz. so I went into bios to change it to...
  3. Q

    Question BIOS resetting after upgrading my GPU and PSU

    Hi all, last weekend I upgraded my GPU from a 1070 (Gigabyte Wind Force OC) to 6800xt (PowerColor Red Dragon) and my PSU from 550W to 750W. I also bought myself an M.2 (Crucial P3 1TB M.2-2280 PCIe 3.0 x4) drive as I required more storage and hadn't used either slot on my motherboard (Gigabyte...
  4. TheGecko31

    Question Good 5000 CPU to pair with a 7900 XTX ?

    I currently have a Ryzen 7 3700X and a Sapphire 7900 XTX Nitro GPU. I am aware that this CPU can be a bottleneck to this GPUs performance and wonder if anyone could suggest a Ryzen upgrade from my current CPU. I don't want to have to change my MOBO so I would assume a 5000 series would be my...
  5. P

    Question PC Upgrade with RX 6800xt

    Hi guys! I am going to update my current build which I've been using for 1440p high settings gaming since it is no longer feasible with newer games. What I have + want to replace: CPU: intel i7-9700k 3.6ghz GPU: geforce rtx 2070 super 8gb Mobo: Gigabyte Z390D mobo (doesn't need to have wifi, I...
  6. Iver Hicarte

    Discussion Performance Between Repaired CPU Pins vs. Untouched CPU Pins?

    [Moderator edit to break up one continuous paragraph of text.] I've read somewhere on the internet that even if someone manages to repair a CPU's pin, that it will never ever match the feel and performance of a CPU's pin that has never been touched or damaged. And I believe this could be true...
  7. Viggo42

    Question Upgrading to a 5700x or 5800x3d from a 2600x?

    Hello! I am planning on upgrading my current 2600x to either a 5700x or a 5800x3d. The total price difference from me would be around 160 USD. I will use it together with a 3060 Ti and play on 1440p. Do you believe that this additional cost would be worth it? The main benefit I see is that the...
  8. Deus Vu1t

    Question 5 beeps on Asrock X370 Killer SLI ?

    Hi all I recently bought an unopened Asrock ATX board for basically free which I want to use with my second system. I have a Ryzen 7 1700 which doesn't seem to POST and when I put a speaker in it gives me 5 beeps. All that happens is that my monitor says "No signal detected" so it recognizes...
  9. D

    Question Any worthwhile reason to "upgrade"my X470 motherboard(pcie 3.0) to a B550 Motherboard? (Pcie 4.0)

    So guys for the last few months I've been gradually upgrading my computer and peripherals Right now i have: LG 32 inches 180hz 1440p IPs monitor Carbide Spec-01 (2 arctic bionix f140 intake and 3 arctic bionix f120 outake fans) Coolermaster 850w 80plus gold - v2 modular Asus prime x470 pro (...
  10. Sparatacus713

    Info 7800x3D

    I noticed on your CPU page that you have the 7800x3D listed as an AM4 CPU. It's actually on the AM5 platform. Might wanna correct that before some poor sap sees it and gets the wrong CPU.
  11. A

    Question Difficulty with mounting bracket for AM4 CPU Cooler

    So, I recently purchased a Deepcool AS500 Plus for my new build. I'm using the AM4 socket on a Gigabyte x570s Aorus Elite AX (Rev 1.1) Mobo. The problem came when I went to mount the cooler and the bracket is getting blocked by the VRM heatsink. It's barely there, like we're talking less than a...
  12. K

    Build Advice What is your opinion on this DDR4/AM4 build?

    What is your opinion on the following build? Chassis Lian Li Lancool 216 Lian Li LAN216-2X Dust Filter PSU Seasonic Prime PX 850 Platinum Motherboard ASUS TUF Gaming X570-Plus CPU AMD Ryzen 7 5700X 3.4GHz GPU ASUS...
  13. W

    Question Go AM5 or stay on AM4 with a newer GPU ?

    I am a graphic designer who frequently works with Photoshop and Illustrator. Sometimes I also edit videos with Premiere or simple applications like Movavi. I intend to make my computer last in quality until at least 2027. I am seeking recommendations for upgrades. Alright everyone, I currently...
  14. A

    Question Is my processor dead ?

    Hello everybody, Some weeks ago I have started my pc after 1 month, it didn't start. After debugging other components I have come to the conclusion that my motherboard is fried. I have send the motherboard to service and got the replacement (it was in warranty). Now when I try to boot my pc it...
  15. mossi

    Question Seeking RGB advice for my Asrock B450M Pro4-F

    I have this motherboard Asrock B450M Pro4-F: I'm looking for some advice on how many RGB fans I can have. According to the settings it says: 1 x RGB LED Header* 1 x Addressable LED Header** *Supports in total up to 12V/3A...
  16. R

    Question Will a 2013 model Corsair H60 fit AM4 ?

    i have an old H60 2013 model from a 4690k build but just upgraded to a amd 5800x, was wondering if i can fit it on with one of the AMD mounting brackets ?
  17. H

    Question AM4 socket or CPU damage question.

    I did a complete cleaning on my components and stupidly ripped the CPU out of the socket with the fan. I had some bent pins which I carefully fixed and after everything got cleaned I reinserted my CPU. My PC started freezing/shutting down after playing some graphically intensive games randomly...
  18. R

    Question Can't boot with two sticks of RAM

    I have an Asus ROG Strix B350-F Gaming that i recently bought a 5700x to update my Performance on the cheap. I upgraded to 6042 that supports 5000 series and now i can only boot with one stick of Memory on the Board. It won't boot at all with two sticks in. Things I've tried Tried another CPU...
  19. R

    Question Ryzen 5700x won't boot on B350

    I recently just got a Ryzen 7 5700x on sale. I have an Asus B350 Motherboard ROG STRIX B350-F. It says it's compatible with a BIOS update (6042 i think is the recent version?) which i did and i then installed the new CPU. It turns on and stays on but I get no post sound and no display. Was i...
  20. Potato825

    [SOLVED] Is the Corsair H100i RGB PLATINUM SE compatible with am5?

    I have a brand new Corsair H100i RGB PLATINUM SE just laying around and I know a lot of am4 coolers are compatible with am5 boards but only if they don't use a custom backplate but I don't know if this cooler does uses one for the amd installaiton. I do know that a custom backplate is used for...
  21. B

    Question Help me decide between AM4 or AM5?

    Hi, Budget: 2000 euros. Tasks Gaming 1440p 70% of the time Video Editing 5% of the time Game Development (Unity 3D, Unreal Engine) 20% of the time Blender / Photoshop 5% of the time I was wondering if it was worth building an AM4 system or an AM5 with my current budget and needs. Obviously I...
  22. C

    Question Help to raid0 2x m2 nvme with am4 asrock b550m

    Hello, i need helop to manage how to raid0 my two nvme with B550m Steel Legend. 1 - My Bios Version is 2.00, but i already checked with 2.20 and 2.30 w/o any changes in options which will be described here. 2 - Actually i have ONLY storage both m2 nvme one with 512gb and another one with 1tb...
  23. S

    Question AM4 socket possibly damaged?

    So I was swapping my CPU the other night and even though I used the twist and rock method my cpu came out with my cooler but only on one side. I then decided to just pull it off which in hindsight may have been not the best move. I got it out though and I didn't see any bent pins on the cpu I...
  24. C00kiie

    [SOLVED] confused about AM4 socket with LGA 115x socket support

    Hello! I'm building a PC with a AsRock X570 ITX/TB3 mobo and a Ryzen 9 5950x. The mobo has a am4 socket that fits the processor, but it has lga 115x mountings. So im wondering if i would be able to fit a Corsair H100i Pro XT, on this? thanks!
  25. aehco14

    Question Ram B2 slot problem

    Hi guys, I just recently upgraded my motherboard into a ROG B550-F. I reassembled my pc around it and it worked just fine for a week or so until it just doesn't boot up anymore. There is an orange debug light on DRAM and the PC only boots when the configuration is on single channel (A2B1). I...
  26. S

    [SOLVED] ASROCK Instant Flash Not Recognizing USB

    I am trying to update my ASROCK B450M-Pro4 mobo to 5.30, it is currently on 3.90, I extracted the BIOS SW and put it on a USB 2.0 drive formatted to FAT32 and connected it to a USB2.0 port on the mobo. However, when I try and use the Instant Flash I get the "no image file detected" error, I have...
  27. xupitera834

    Question Ryzen 5600x broken pin Resolder

    hi guys i got my hands for free a ryzen 5600x with 2 broken pins i pluged in and boots without recognize any sata port ( i want to resolder any suggest ? i have a old Phenom will work
  28. P

    Question Thermal Paste on CPU pins, Socket,Ram and motherboard.

    Please bare with me it might be little long but I really need your help fellers. Okay so a little accident happened. While re applying thermal paste to my Ryzen 5 3600 I decided to use more paste than usual because the paste itself was about to end and I didnt want to waste it (Rookie mistake I...
  29. iwoza

    [SOLVED] 5600x temps on B450M and B550 chipset

    Hi, i recently bought an 5600X for another build: CPU: 5600X with a STOCK COOLER GPU: 3060 Ti Fe RAM: 2x8Gb 3200Mhz Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO PSU: EVGA B5 650W CASE: CORSAIR Airflow 275R 3x120mm (2 in on front panel and 1 on the back) mid tower MOBO: Gigabyte Aorus B550M PRO-P...
  30. R

    Question Motherboard white line

    I have a Gigabyte b450 gaming X and I was wondering what could be this white line around one of the holes for stand offs near the ram ? ( yeah the hole is not in use beacuse my case does not have a space for that one specific hole)
  31. AmeedMv

    Question Need Advice on Motherboard Selection

    Hey guys. So after spending a week on fine tuning this parts list, I've finally decided to ask for help again. All of the components are geared towards most bang for the buck without a GPU. I just have one little problem. I do not know...
  32. R

    [SOLVED] Trace showing up ?

    Look like that my MB have some trace showing up ( On one of the cpu cooler hole ), at least I think so ... The only thing that I made on that place was removing the cpu cooler to repaste the CPU .... I am being paranoid or it is really what I think ?
  33. Chezzy__

    Question Am4 cpu socket damage

    I noticed some damage on the cpu socket cover on my motherboard, would this void the warranty I am not sure if the board is working. I am using an asrock b450m /ac . There are some sellers on eBay but the shipping times are slow and I can’t find any sellers on Amazon or a cad model to 3D print.
  34. K

    [SOLVED] Nvme adapter on second PCIE x16 slot

    Hi guys, My Nvme slot is broken for some reason, so I'm planning to buy nvme to pcie adapter and plug it on the second pcie 3.0 x16 slot. is the nvme to pcie adapter will slow my GPU or will it make the GPU run x8? other than the Nvme as boot drive, I'm currently using 1 sata SSD and 1 HDD my...
  35. H

    [SOLVED] Fans on old motherboard

    So, I have a new Lian-li mesh 2 performance and a old A320MH, I want to know if I can connect the Fan Hub from Lian-Li into the Sys Fan Header or the Cpu Fan Header, what would you guys choose? Each of the 3 fans that comes in the case uses 0.18A! And also, the connector on the Sys Fan is only 3...
  36. V

    [SOLVED] Which AMD Chipset Drivers to install? Confused.

    I get this on screen: - AMD GPIO Driver - AMD GPIO Driver (for Promontory), what on earth does the word Promontory mean? - AMD SMBus Driver - AMD PSP Driver I have a ASUS Prime B450M-A Micro ATX Motherboard, AMD Socket AM4 and a M.2 NVMe SSD Hard Drive and a AMD Ryzen 3 3200G Processor. I...
  37. T

    [SOLVED] Can I easily repair this motherboard without changing the cpu socket?

    Hi, I recently bought a returned/damaged motherboard, B450 F gaming asus strix. The plastic covering over the cpu socket has broken off, it came with half of the plastic casing but not the rest. The retention arm is usually attached to the plastic covering, and the arm arrived separately. Is it...
  38. DanJohnsMSB

    [SOLVED] About upgrade from Ryzen 5 1600 to Ryzen 5 5600x on B450 motherboard

    I currently have a Ryzen 5 1600 and ASRock B450M Pro4 motherboard and I want to upgrade to Ryzen 5 5600x. As everybody knows, I'll need to update BIOS to do that. But ASRock says that the newest BIOS version is only compatible with 2nd Gen Ryzen or higher. So the question is, can I still...
  39. S

    [SOLVED] Balanced AM4 mobo (ATX or EATX) for gaming Ryzen 7 5800X and 3080 RTX.

    Hello guys, I need some help picking components, especially with the motherboard. Budget arround ~220$ or 200€. I’m trying to build a balanced PC that is good for gaming. If I do OC it would be a very small OC. I’ll reuse some components from my old rigg for now: Crossair RM 750W Gold plus...
  40. RysXr200

    [SOLVED] AMD Chipset Question

    I am looking to make the switch from Intel to AMD and and with quality CPU's and GPU's being a bit hard to come by I am thinking of just upgrading my mobo and buying a ryzen 5 3600 until I see performance issues or newer CPU's become more available. My main issue is that I want to be as future...