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  1. J

    Question Is my motherboard broken?

    EDIT: I just looked at my old cpu again and determined theres no broken pin inside the hole I cleaned it with a tip of a thumbtack but still cannot see anything moving underneath it like I can with the rest of the holes. I have a B450 tomahawk mobo when I removed my 2700x somehow the pins were...
  2. aranorde

    [SOLVED] Chipset Driver from AMD's site OR Motherboard manufacturer's site?

    Confused. Processor : Ryzen 3 1200 Motherboard : Gigabyte GA-A320M-HD2 AMD has a 50MB file for A320 Chipset : Gigabyte's Site has 500/330MB under CHIPSET section ...
  3. N

    [SOLVED] AM4 Retention Bracket Screws Confirmation

    Currently I have my Wraith Spire Installed with my Ryzen 2600, and I put all the screws that I didn't use when I built my PC into a Metal Box with my PSU Cables, and today present time I wanted to upgrade to a Ryzen 2700x because it was on sale. I haven't brought it but I was checking out some...
  4. M

    [SOLVED] Couple of quick Qs for a Ryen build

    I believe many X470s have more robust VRMs and build quality vs. B450s. In general. I know the X570s are great. But I only need B450 features. Barring specials/deals over the next month (mostly Labor Day) will B350s and X370s drop in price as merchants clear out inventory? I think I want to try...
  5. N

    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...
  6. G

    [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 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...
  8. S

    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.
  9. 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...
  10. G

    [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.
  11. P

    [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...
  12. B

    [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...
  13. F

    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...
  14. S

    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...
  15. F

    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...
  16. T

    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...
  17. G

    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. P

    [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...
  19. H

    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?
  20. mark_07

    [SOLVED] 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...
  21. P

    Question Convex heatsink base on convex AM4 chip? Cooling implications?

    I am currently contemplating purchasing a Thermalright Le Grand Macho RT CPU cooler for an AM4 CPU chip; however, I'd like to confirm something before I do. As I was browsing reviews of this cooler, I came across one especially informative review that mentioned the fact that the base of the Le...
  22. A

    [SOLVED] Need help picking out a white AM4 Motherboard

    I am looking to build my first custom gaming PC. the theme is as much white as I can get with black accents. I've decided to go with the NZXT H500i case and the Ryzen 5 2600 CPU Paired with the Kracken x52 and an RTX 2080. What I need help with is finding a good quality motherboard that can...
  23. Info X570/X470/X370/B550/B450/B350/A520/A320 Motherboards (AM4-socket for AMD Ryzen CPUs) Sortable Comparison Tables

    Welcome everyone! This thread features a comprehensive list of X570/X470/X370/B550/B450/B350/A520/A320 motherboards with an AM4-socket (supporting AMD Ryzen CPUs). It is a sortable database aimed at easily comparing detailed specifications of all the different motherboard brands and models...
  24. F

    Question Which NVME is better? WESTERN DIGITAL BLACK NVME 250GB VS Adata SX6000 Lite

    Just want to know which NVME is better between the Western digital black 250GB or ADATA SX6000 lite 256GB? Now this is mostly for Gaming and SOME video editing. My concern is like games like GTA 5 or Witcher 3 i want the maps/levels to load faster and of course have smoother and higher FPS...
  25. K

    Question Cant clock my Amd 8370

    Hello, so i have a Amd Fx 8370 and ASRock 990fx fatality killer with overclocking watercooling And since i got the pc I couldn’t clock it in bios. I clocked it with amd overdrive turbo cores, 6 cores to 4.3 ghz thats 21.5x and thats all i why is my bios rejecting every change i make in it?
  26. D

    Rtx 2070 cables connection

    Hello guys, am i good with such connection for my graphic card ? link to new photo : #1 psu to #E #2 pci-e 6pins to #B #3 psu to #A #4 pci-e 8 pins to #F Power supply unit : seasonic 550w focus gold.
  27. K

    Canon Pixma won't print B&W only

    Hi, My Canon Pixma MG6150 won't print black and white only even when I select grayscale in print options.
  28. T

    Need Help - No USB Devices Are Recognized on Boot

    Hello, I am in desperate need of some help. My PC has been running flawlessly for over a year, but three days ago all USB devices suddenly stopped being recognized. I am constantly stuck at the Windows start up screen and unable to login. Initially I thought it was due to a Windows...
  29. osage2011

    [SOLVED] Can't load program: mdmp 'crash'

    Upgraded to W10, but now my FSX SE has occasional 'crashes' attempting load. This is the log in my FSX folder: fsx _62615_crash_2019_1_7T21_39C.mdmp Posted this in AVSIM as well. Thanks Doug
  30. C

    [SOLVED] Use one GPU at a time

    So my current system has 2 Rx580s in crossfire and I quite like this setup for games. But when it comes to rendering and editing and processing video and blender it doesn't seem to be the most efficient. I just ordered a Radeon Vega Frontier Edition on Amazon, but I don't wanna switch the cards...
  31. C

    Is size of a motherboard important?

    For a gaming pc, which size of the motherboard should i go with ATX , Micro ATX, Mini ATX? Does it really matter which size i go for? Is an ATX motherboard an overkill since i am gonna use a single gpu or at the most two while the ATX motherboard provides multiple PCI-E slots?
  32. apiltch

    Razer BlackWidow Lite Keyboard Review: Simple Looks, Great Key Feel

    Light enough to carry in your bag and snappy enough for a great typing experience, the BlackWidow Lite is a great choice for business people on the go. Razer BlackWidow Lite Keyboard Review: Simple Looks, Great Key Feel : Read more
  33. M

    Corsair LPX with AM4

    I will try to buy a R5 2600 soon and I think it's better to check. Never knows. I currently have two 8gb lpx corsair vengeance on my 1151 mobo and I'm wondering if I will have any compatibility problem putting them on a AM4 socket when changing. I saw on a video where the people had to buy a...
  34. J

    [SOLVED] Light bleeding monitors

    Hello everyone. I was going to buy a laptop when I read some reviews about the light bleeding, which affects ips monitors, and I have a question about it. Does this problem affect immediately the monitors or it can appear even after? Because i don't want to buy a 1200€ laptop and to be scared...
  35. A

    Can't find my answer and new to building pc's

    Can you by any chance start up your PC without ram and storage and just the cpu? Or will that mess the system up.
  36. M

    RTX 2070 or GTX 1080?

    Hi Everyone, I have a tough decision to make. The GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 is selling for CAD599 (which is a great price I believe.) Or should I wait for the RTX 2070? The RTX 2070 would probably be more expensive than CAD599 when it comes out, but is it much faster than the GTX 1080?
  37. I

    My ethernet connection has been bad since ~3 months and shows no signs of improvement

    So basically one day out of nowhere, my connection, which used to be 75 mbps dropped down to about 5. Since then it has just gotten worse and on some days it doesnt work at all, while on my phone there are absolutely no issues (wireless). It is a PC so I don't have an option to use WiFi on here...
  38. H

    how can upgrade my fps in fortnite

    hii I have a problem whit fortnite cause when I open its normal but when I start playing its so slow cause I have 7.20fps plz I need help my pc info Ram 4GB STORAGE 500gb pc HP probook 6eme generation card graphics itel CORE i5 HD 560 2GB plz if its ram problem tell me ican add...
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    Asus MB, takes a long time before showing the "Loading Asus Express Gate" message

    Hello, recently I've noticed that my computer takes around 15s or more, before showing the "Loading Asus Express Gate", beeping and starting to do all the BIOS loading. I've disabled the Asus Logo, but there's nothing to see. The screen remains black before the "Loading Asus Express Gate"...
  40. N

    What voltage should i set it to?

    I was just going to overclock my ryzen 3 1200 to 3.8GHz i changed cpu Core ratio to 38 then i nedded to Change the amount of voltage to give my cpu i could not find manual instead There is a mode called offset mode how do i use offset mode? And how Much voltage do i need to overclock to 3.8GHz...