b450 tomahawk max

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    Question MSI Tomahawk MAX dosen't boot, BIOS LED is on.

    Hi all, As the title says, my system gets stuck during POST, with the BIOS LED on, then shuts down. At first it was the VGA LED that got stuck. After the first time, on reboot it started up seemengly correctly to Windows once, but some of the USB ports and the network (Ethernet) did not work...
  2. alif.ashf

    Question First build! Could I get some feedback?

    Hi guys, This is my first build to be used as a VFX workstation (for learning) lighting and rendering. I'd like to make sure these parts are the best at this price range & all are compatible before I purchase. https://in.pcpartpicker.com/list/q9qmj2
  3. LordMikeus

    [SOLVED] I need help getting ram to 3600mhz

    To start with it's worth mentioning I'm completely new to overclocking and most of it baffles me. I've been trying a lot of things to get my RAM to 3600mhz as that's why I bought it but I could really use some help. Reading around it may actually be better to stop at 3200 or 3400 and aim for...
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    [SOLVED] Cannot boot using both RAM sticks

    Hey all My PC recently crashed with an abrupt black screen and wouldn't turn back on. The DRAM debug LED lit up when trying to boot up, so naturally I removed one RAM stick from the 4th slot and successfully rebooted. Once I got video it brought up an error message pre-bios which read: "Memory...
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    [SOLVED] Boots Straight into Windows, Cannot Enter Bios - No Bios Splash Screen

    Hello, I just got a B450 Tomahawk Max motherboard. When I turn the computer on it boots immediately into Windows with the CPU fan at full speed(cpu temps are fine), however I cannot get into the Bios to adjust settings. Additionally before it goes to Windows, it is just a Black screen. There is...
  6. kayy222

    Question Should I get a 600va UPS or a 1000va UPS?

    Hey there, I have these power issues in my area and I'm wondering what UPS should I get for my build. Should I buy 1000va UPS which actually is recommended for my build or should I save my money by using just a 600va UPS. I aim to decide between "Artis 600va" and "Artis 1000va" System info...
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    Question B450 Tomahawk Max - BIOS no longer accessible

    Hello! I built my pc over the summer and didn't experience this issue at all until this week. I cannot access the BIOS. I've always had the option to access the BIOS upon booting for a few seconds before proceeding to Windows 10. When I boot now, it skips directly to OS. Also, I believe this...
  8. xzahn

    Question Windows 10 suddenly stopped booting from an Intel 660p SSD

    Hi folks, A couple of weeks ago I updated an old build. I got a new B450 Tomahawk Max motherboard alongside an Intel 660p SSD. I had an old Win 10 flash drive which I used to install the OS and which ended up to be a 1703 version. I figured it would update eventually to 2009 but then I read...
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    [SOLVED] b450 tomahawk max bios setup for max boost

    hi people, I want to ask someone who knows which is the proper setup in bios for b450 tomahawk max to boost maximum my cpu r5 3600? which settings in bios do I need to enable or disable (smt, pbo etc...)? Iam totally noob what that all settings are for. thanks 😊
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    [SOLVED] Arctic esport 34 duo or shadow rock 3 for r5 3600?

    hi, I have one question, because I have already Arctic esport 34 duo and r5 3600 but on load aida64 stress test temps goes 80C° everything on stock in bios b450 tomahawk max.... while gaming 68C° but with constantly pick of 75C°..... question: does it will better to change to shadow rock 3 for...
  11. Orbital Spider

    [SOLVED] B450 Tomahawk Max vs. ROG Strix B450-F Gaming

    I am going to get a Ryzen 5 3600, and am planning to overclock it in the future. Currently, both Tomahawk Max and Strix-F are at the same price. This might be overkill, but the other motherboard that I was going with - Mortar Max - has been out of stock. Tomahawk Max is great for 3600, but now...
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    Question New PC died after 4 weeks

    Hi all, So I previously made a post in the GPU sub-forum trying to get some help with my dead new-build PC. The thread is linked here: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/desperately-need-help-with-new-pc-thats-died.3612804/ The PC would crash and instantly reboot itself every few days. I...
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    [SOLVED] 2vs4 ddr4 sticks on tomahawk max + r5 3600?

    I've got to decide between getting either 2 or 4 sticks of ddr4. I currently have 4x8gb Corsair vengeance Pro RGB 3600mhzCl18. The problem is two sticks are nanya a die and two are Samsung c die. I believe this is causing issues. I haven't been able to run the ram at anywhere above 2133 without...
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    Question Help with PC Rebooting After Loading into Game!

    Please excuse poor formatting I am new here :( Ryzen 5 3600 GeForce RTX 2060 EVGA Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2x8GB) Corsair CX Series 750 watts 80 plus MSI B450 Tomahawk Max WD Blue 3D NAND 1TB SSD M.2 2280 Over the past few months I have been trying to solve the mystery as to why my PC...
  15. carson_e

    [SOLVED] B450 Tomahawk with Ryzen 5 1600 af and Ryzen 5 3600?

    Hey! So after damaging my PC while trying to clean it I’m looking to upgrade! Right now I do not have the money I wish I had so I was planning on getting the Ryzen 5 1600 af with the MSI B450 Tomahawk motherboard. My question is, can I eventually upgrade to a Ryzen 5 3600 or Ryzen 5 3600x? (or...
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    Question I need help, it is to do with RAM and my PC not posting at certain A-XMP profiles. I really need help

    Hi, I am giving to give up with my PC at this point in time. It is my first build and the specs are listed at the bottom of this post. My RAM kit is Corsair Vengance LPX 2*8GB and on the tin it is desrcribed as 3000mHZ (15-17-17-36) and DRAM Components are Micro Tech and 8GB D-die. Using...
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    Question Pc won't start after BSOD

    Hello, Today I got a BSoD driver irql not equal or less. After the message, I can't boot up the pc. It happened while playing Guild Wars, which is a 15 year old game so not very heavy on the hardware, I think. Here are my specs: MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX AMD Ryzen 5 3600 WRAITH with stock...
  18. vidshaggy1

    [SOLVED] B450 Tomahawk Max or X470 Pro Carbon for Overclocking 4.4Ghz Ryzen 7 3700x and Gaming 1440p 144hz?

    Hello, i still cant decide what Motherboard to buy cause its my first time building a pc.. -First problem is i need the SLI/Crossfire for gaming that B450 only support crossfire, and idk whats better an crossfired rx 590 enough for 1440p 144hz gaming or i should go for SLI 1080ti? -Second...
  19. joebyy123

    [SOLVED] New pc build, first boot worked and launched to desktop. Next time i turn it on it won't even go to BIOS screen

    Hi guys, Recently spent the past few days building a new PC (first time builder) with the following parts (new and from old pc): AMD Ryzen 5 3600 MSI B450 Tomahawk Max 2 x Corsair Vengeance 8 GB RAM Crucial MX500 2.5in SATA SSD 1TB Old 250GB SSD with windows installed (old install) 650W PSU...
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    Question New PC build,VGA debug light lit up giving no display. Sometimes PC will display . Should I change something in BIOS/ something else?

    CPU: Ryzen 3600 with stock cooler MOBO: B450 Tomahawk Max GPU: RX 580 XFX SSD: Samsung 869 evo; 500 GB RAM: EVO X II DDR4 3600MhZ Just built a pc yesterday and was having issues with the CPU debug light. Eventually it fixed itself and now all my issues are with the VGA debug light. Just built...