Forum discussion tagged with atx.
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    [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...
  2. Cristi4n

    Question Psu connectors

    I have a gigabyte mb with: 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector connectors. Now my Delux power source has 20+4. I have tested the psu by shorting pins green and black and it starts, I didn't test it with my multimeter yet. The power button pins are connected...
  3. [SOLVED] Computer turns off after few minutes of using it. Powers back on. PSU?

    These are the problems I have experienced: Computer turns off while trying to install Windows 10 for the first time. After many tries, I was able to install Windows but can´t use it as computer turns off before the login screen Was able to install Ubuntu Linux and can use it a few minutes...
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    Question Motherboard lights are on but pc doesnt turn on

    Hi, I recently Bought an Asus P6X58D Premium motherboard. When I got the motherboard the power & reset buttons on the motherboard light up when the psu is plugged in but when I press the power button it makes a hissing sound & doesnt make any attempt to turn on. The DRAM_LED light also flashes...
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    Question Putting a retail ATX motherboard in a Dell T5400 ?

    Id like to upgrade my pre-built PC which is a Dell t5400. I'm wondering If I can re-use the case and PSU, but upgrade the MOBO to an MSI B450 Tomahawk Max ? I've found a few sources of info claiming the t5400 is standard atx form factor but I've run into issues with Dell before with very...
  6. K11_Tyrant


    Hello all! Recently I had the crazy idea of building a sleeper PC and as it goes, it seems like a brilliant idea on paper. However, I have also become quite nervous to execute this plan. I have already purchased the case for this build as well as the motherboard. The case I chose is a custom...
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    [SOLVED] Best AM4 ATX Motherboard + Case - $250 total budget

    Title says it all. Looking for a good combo on mobo + case. 150-180$ on mobo (b550?) 50-100$ on case. Tell me what you think my best bet is!
  8. B!gMeme

    Question Case Design Info

    Hello! I am planning to design a small form factor case, but I don't have any dimensions to start with. Where do I go to find easy access to all the dimensions for all pc form factors? I have been through many forums and all I find are links to 100-page PDF's that don't have any diagrams...
  9. [SOLVED] PSU Corsair Connection Question

    Hi. I am trying to connect the following to each other in my new build: Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming GPU: Asus ROG Strix RTX 2070 O8G Gaming PSU: Corsair 650RM (2019 version) The motherboard has regular EATXPWR (24pin), EATX12V (8pin) and EATX12V (4pin). According to the...
  10. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] Help with choosing the right motherboard and PSU

    I am going to build my next PC build for gaming, with a budget of around €1500. I am not planning on overclocking. Below is my shopping list, but I am several questions for which I need your help. The pieces I am need help with are written in green: 1) Motherboard (which do you recommend?) I...
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    Question Can i adapt a 20 pin PSU connector to work on a 24-pin ATX connector?

    Hello, I'm trying to build a small form factor PC for emulation and maybe as a home theater PC. Most of the emulation that I plan on doing it on MAME and that emulator benefits the most from the CPU so I won't be using a high voltage graphics card. My problem comes from the case and the PSU, I...
  12. pastel_x

    [SOLVED] Can't decide which PC case.

    Hello everyone! So i am building my first PC but I can't decide which mid-tower case to choose for my build. I want a case with good airflow with stock fans and not too much/excessive noise. I want good dust filtering and cable management. I will NOT use multiple GPUs I prefer to spend below...
  13. darool

    [SOLVED] atx compatible form factors

    hello all, recently my motherboard, a m3a78-cm ... i believe the bios is fried and the motherboard must have been inferior, as this was the second one and only lasted a year. well, i've decided it's time to upgrade, but i would like to continue to use the atx tower i use. yet, in reviewing...
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    [SOLVED] stable ATX motherboard for amd ryzen 5

    Hi, I'm new to Tom's hardware. Just wanted to buy a new AMD Ryzen 5 2400g cpu but I got many reviews that it will not work properly with low end motherboards as new bios would be required or the bios needs to be updated. If you have upgraded to the new ryzen 5 cpu, please recommend a ATX...
  15. ghozt67

    [SOLVED] Atx case 17" height limit

    hello there. i am currently using a corsair 100r case. i would like to know if there are any better atx cases than this one? my case sits in an enclosure with a height of 17.5 inches and a width of around 10 inches. i would very much appreciate a good airflow case. thanks in advance!
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    [SOLVED] Budget ATX mid tower case

    looking for a nice looking budget ATX case preferably under £50 but could push it to £60. needs to have good airflow and be black and fairly clean looking with no LEDs as it will be used for work. not bothered if it has a window or not. any suggestions would be appreciated, cheers.
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    [SOLVED] Does the Asus gt501 accept atx or stx Psus?

    Does the Asus gt501 accept atx or stx Psus?
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    [SOLVED] How do I see if it's and ATX or Micro-ATX case?

    Hi, I currently have G3-605 Acer predator PC. And i'm wondering if It's possible for me to upgrade it to I7 9th gen where I'm currently using I7 4th gen. And how do I see if it's an ATX or Micro-ATX? If possible, can I have an answer and an explanation? Here is the pictures of my motherboard...
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    Question Changed MB, RAM and CPU. No Signal to Screen.

    Hello I replaced my old motherboard (Asrock z77 Pro4) with the B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC. Furthermore I installed a Ryzen 3600 with the stock cooler. Rightnow i have installed one stick of ddr4 Ram because i ordered the wrong one and should get the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 32GB kit on monday...
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    [SOLVED] Motherboard that supports SLI and has two slot spacing?

    I'm looking for any motherboard that has sli. Preferably ATX but E-ATX is ok. I have the EVGA Pro SLI 2 Slot bridge and I'm trying SLI but I can't find one that has two pci slot spacing to support two gpus. Yes, I know SLI isn't worth it but I'm experimenting. No TR sockets or 2011 sockets...