Forum discussion tagged with am4.
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    Question Which cooler to get for new Ryzen r5 3600?

    Title says it. Picked up a new ryzen 5 3600 recently and its running a bit warm on the stock cooler/settings. Hit top temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s Celsius. Not the end of the world but hey I would prefer lower temperatures and I would like to try my hand at overclocking. Anyway, I'm...
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    [SOLVED] Question Ryzen 9 3900X Motherboard

    I am wanting to upgrade my FX-8350 build with a Ryzen 9 3900X build due to the insane performance at a reasonable cost. I already have 4x4GB ECC 2133MHz DDR4 lying around (SK hynix KOREA 4GB 1Rx8 PC4-2133P-RD0-10), a Strix 970, an RM650 PSU, a NH-D15 and a Silent Base 800 case. I am just...
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    Question Can bad GPU cause motherboard fire at 24 pin socket?

    Last night I tried to fix a broken gtx 980ti MSI which had a short on a mosfet. I put it in my ASRock x370 killer sli with Corsair RM 1000 psu. As soon as I pressed the power button, the GPU fans and light turned on, which it didn't prior. Then, there was fire at 24 pin socket of my mobo. I...
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    Question Which X570 to buy?

    I've been postponing buying a 3900X because I have no clue which motherboard I should buy. There are so many X570 boards that it's overwhelming. Minimum Requirements 1 x PCIE4x16 1 x PCIE4x4 for NVME M.2, ideally with a heatsink 4 x DDR4 slots 8 x SATA ports (6 x SATA ports would be fine if...
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    Question Which Motherboard is better?

    So, long story short I built a PC a year ago with an MSI B350i Pro AC for my Ryzen 1700X and for a year, I've had so many problems with it from Overheating VRM's and absurdly long loading times in the motherboard logo screen (despite using an m.2 SSD) and RAM issues, I've decided to finally...
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    Question Should I get an AM4 socket mobo right now for the Ryzen 5 3600, or wait until new mobos designed for it come out?

    So as you may know, the Ryzen 3000 series are just around the corner, and I was planning on building a rig since my old laptop is slowly dying on me. I was wondering if it would be better to get a motherboard (specifically the MSI B450-A PRO) now, and then the Ryzen 5 3600 when it comes out, or...
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    Question Afraid my CPU cooler might interfere with RAM on mobo

    So I have this mobo Planning on upgrading from my stock cooler to the Gammax 400 from deepcool. Since the RAM slots are pretty close to the CPU socket I want to make sure the cooler will fit without intefering with the RAM.
  8. mossi

    Question What AM4 motherboard do I need for 4 sticks of DDR4 3000mhz on dual channel and XMP?

    What AM4 motherboard do I need for 4 sticks of DDR4 3000mhz on dual channel? I bought 4x4gb DDR4 3000mhz pack of Corsair Vengeance LPX in preparation for upgrading to AM4 and Ryzen 3000. Now they use XMP so my question would be, what AM4 motherboard do I need for these 4 sticks of DDR4 to run...
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    [SOLVED] Asus Rog Strix x570-F price range

    Okay so, I can buy Asus rog strix x470-F for 194 euros, I'm wondering how higher will the price of the x570 variant be, should I expect a price higher than 250? I know the prices will release at some point but , what do you guys think.
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    [SOLVED] What is the diffrence between these two Motherboards ?

    Hi,i found two ASUS Tuf motherboards and i really don't know which one to choose and i also cant find a difference between these. Can you help me out to choose ? I also include the PC Specs. #1: #2...
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    [SOLVED] Will this Motherboard work with the Ryzen 7 2700?

    Just to clarify, I am not a beginner when it comes to building PCs but I'm no master either. I recently bought a new MOBO, CPU & RAM for my PC when I decided to upgrade from the AMD FX-8350 to a Ryzen 7 2700. So I did my own research online before I bought everything just to be sure I wasn't...
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    Question Adapting Heat Sink to AM4 Socket?

    Hi, I have this very old heat sink, as shown in the picture below, that I would like to adapt to my AM4 motherboard. The heat sink is aftermarket so it has detachable mounting brackets, and was previously in an LGA775 socket. Can I buy mounting clips to fit this heat sink to my new motherboard...
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    Question Will Gigabyte AX370 Gaming 5 support soon Ryzen Zen 2 3000 CPU?

    Hello, so short question, I have GA AX370 Gaming 5, will it support Ryzen Zen 2? I am pretty short on info about the newest Ryzen CPU which I don't really follows the news. I know there's already confirmed news from Asus and MSi that even B350 boards will support Ryzen Zen 2 but Gigabyte hasn't...
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    Question Comp will not post with graphics card in 16x slot but will in 4x slot

    Hi, I just got a Gigabyte B450M DS3H Motherboard, a long with a ryzen 2600x I have a GTX 780. When the 780 is in the 16x slot I get 1 long and 3 short beeps for video card error. When I put the same card in the 4x slot, I get into the BIOs just fine. I made sure that the card does still work...
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    Question Is this build decent???

    Hi, everyone I am trying to decide between a few baords in the 150 AUD price range, for my new build. I am trying to decide between this one: This one...
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    Question *HELP* Spare parts build for a friend to bring to LTX 2019 - Need Advice!! ($1500 component build request)

    Hi, I am hoping to gather some insight into others thoughts on building a new rig for my friend. He currently has no PC and I'm looking to take him with me to LTX 2019 in July, but need to build him a rig for the BYOC event. I have a pretty decent tax refund coming my way and was going to throw...
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    Question Good Board for 3rd Gen Ryzen

    Hey guys, Im waiting for 3rd gen ryzen and I was looking at the boards for am4. Now, I know that chances are new boards will release that more "Officially" support the 3rd gen ryzen, Im looking specifically at the 3600 model. do you guys thing Asus Rog Strix X370-F Gaming would handle it well...
  18. Pythonbites

    [SOLVED] Should I spend money on an upgrade or build a new pc?

    I'm kind of young (13) so I don't have much money to spend on expensive parts for pcs most of the time. I wanted to upgrade to a setup with a ryzen 5 1600 for better performance from some games I play, like Civilization 6 for example. However, my pc currently has an A68HM-PLUS motherboard whch...
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    Question Will my SSD work with my MOBO?

    I just purchased a WD Blue M.2 SSD which is a B+M ssd. My motherboard is the ASUS ROG Strix X470-F Gaming AM4. Are they compatible, or will I have to return the SSD to get one that isnt a B+M?
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    Question How would you rate my ryzen system?

    I was finally able to upgrade to the ryzen platform. I got the 2nd gen R7 2700 version just this month and I'm really liking it. Upgraded from fx 8370 and its such a huge improvement. I just wanna know what you guys think of my system if how many years it could able to run the latest games like...