Forum discussion tagged with b450.
  1. Z

    Question Which B450 should i get?

    I got an Asus B450M Dragon for pretty cheap (418 TL / 24 USD) but the gpu slot got broken so i'm returning it. I gotta get a new board but i'm trying to stay on budget and i can't get the same board again because it went up in price. Keep in mind that i live in Turkey and while it might seem...
  2. R

    [SOLVED] NVME not showing up in BIOS

    Hello, I recently got a Western Digital SN850 1tb but I can’t get it to work at all. Motherboard does not detect it and BIOS shows nothing. Motherboard is an Asrock B450 Pro 4 with a ryzen 7 3700x, and rtx 3070 ti if it’s relevant. I have 5 other sata drives plugged in but I don’t believe they...
  3. L

    Question White LED lit on Gigabyte 6600x XT Gaming OC ?

    I have a gigabyte GPU and it often has the white LED near the PCIE power plug for “power cable disconnected.” When this white LED is on, RGB Fusion 2.0 is unable to detect the card and I can’t change the colors on my GPU. If I turn my computer on and off via holding down the power button...
  4. Y

    Question Getting no post top pcie slot. red vga light. But works fine bottom slot pcie

    So basically my mobo ''died'' 2 months ago. First it had red cpu light, no display, then i shut my pc down via PSU button, and since then it wouldnt boot or even give a single fan spin, it literally acted like it wasn't plugged in power. Then I rmaed it, and they were fixing it for 2 months, and...
  5. T

    Question Aorus Elite B450 (rev 1.0) update bios from F41 to F62/F63

    Hi, As mentioned in the topic I wanted to update my BIOS from F41 to the more recent ones like f62 or f63. Reading through the internet got me all confused as to whether I can safely do the jump F41->F62 or have to jump to F40 first and then F62. Please advise, cheers.
  6. K

    Question Any alternatives for turning on PC other than power switch and jumpstart? PC wont turn on no fan, no startup, but MOBO lights are on.

    Wrong hardware mb My brother started putting cloth cover to his PC, I have always told him that it could fry his components. Now his complaining his PC wont turn on. Told him instead of crying start troubleshooting it, try to find the problem. So far he has told me PSU clip test worked all the...
  7. P

    Question New 5600G doesn’t post

    Hey there! So my problem is that i sold my gpu and bought an APU from AMD and it doesn’t post! I updated the bios to the newest version for my Gigabyte B450 Aorus Elite (F64a) plugged my monitor into the onboard HDMI, but when i start my rig the VGA led is on, cpu and ram is fine! Any thoughts...
  8. db0013

    [SOLVED] Cpu or motherboard problem

    Hello, recently I bought Ryzen 9 5950x for my workstation that has 4 sticks of ram - 48gb (2x8+2x16) HyperX 3200mhz with xmp1 enabled, on MSI Tomahawk Max B450. Sometimes under load I had sudden black screen and CPU debug led. I knew that 5950x is too much for b450 and I thought that was the...
  9. T

    [SOLVED] Safe to use 5800X on cheap B450?

    Hey! Bought Asus Strix Gaming-F in 2019 used that with overlocked 2600 + not much airflow in case, then upgraded for 5600x. Now I have 5800X with more airflow in case, but seen some forum post and videos about this board having bad vrm and bad temps. With infradot gun it shows 60 Celsius under...
  10. exploding_psu

    [SOLVED] What would be the most powerful CPU (within reason) I can upgrade to with this setup

    Hello everyone, I have one question regarding my cousin's PC. Long story short, he wanted to upgrade his CPU, but we're not sure which CPU we should get. First of all, obligatory system specs, emphasis on the parts I consider important : CPU : AMD Ryzen 3 2200G Motherboard : ASRock B450 Steel...
  11. D

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 53600 --- PC and voltages acting weird after using Ryzen Master default settings and high voltage on idle ?

    When I got my Cpu I overclocked to 3,8ghz base speed and didn’t have pbo turned on idk why then I overclocked my r5 3600 to 4ghz manually in ryzen master but heard some guy say it’s better to oc on default cpu settings in bios and to reset oc before changing anything in bios. Put default...
  12. C

    Question bios updating questions

    So I've been having some instability issues on my computer recently and one of the troubleshooting steps is to update the bios. Now I am currently using 3000 series AMD processor, if I upgrade to the latest bios update it will have support for 5000 series AMD processors, will I still be able...
  13. headhuntercs

    [SOLVED] CPU debug LED is on after BIOS update ?

    b450 gaming plus max 5800x / 3700x I recently updated my bios but ever since then the cpu debug led turns on. In my naive thinking I thought the cpu might not be supported by my current bios version and could not be downgraded again (like AMD has claimed). After installing my zen3 5800x and...
  14. M05K The Laden

    Question Worth upgrading CPU from Ryzen 2600 to a 3700x?

    Hello, is it worth upgrading the ryzen 2600 (OC'ed to 4.00 GHz on all cores) to a 3700x? Getting a 3070 ti soon, actually i have a 980 ti. Thanks
  15. angryturtlepie

    [SOLVED] CPU fan error on Ryzen 5 3600

    My computer has been rebooting randomly in the middle of playing games. When it reboots it says "CPU fan error". I read that this means the CPU is overheating, however this does not make sense as I am using a Ryzen 5 3600 which has a low TDP, with the stock wraith cooler. I also tried reapplying...
  16. TheKerangMan

    [SOLVED] B450 Bios For R7 3700X(pls read..)

    Currently i'm with R5 3500X/B450 mobo and Bios P3.60 (Asrock) Bios for 3700X is P3.30 after checking the CPU support list.. DO i need to OR is it mandatory to install P3.30 when higher bios value P3.60 already in the system now(if i'm going to get R7 3700X).. Some friend says i don't need to...
  17. R

    [SOLVED] CPU cooler argb right connector

    hi , Can I connect the argb of the Vetroo V5 cpu cooler to any of my LED sockets in my motherboard , or there´s a specific one ?? I´ve read the manual and seems that I can connect to anyone , But I am asking here to be sure of that . Motherboard is a Gigabyte b450 Gaming X . I wil let the...
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    Question Help with info on drivers after fixing crash

    Good afternoon and thank you for taking the time to read this and hopefully help. I had an issue not long ago where the windows update got shutoff in the middle and it caused files to become corrupted. I didn't fully know what to do at the time and since this was my first full Pc build I didn't...
  19. ZinRobotus

    [SOLVED] USB devices randomly disconnecting

    Hello, I'm having an issue with my motherboard. For some reasons the USB ports on it will randomly turn off. It's very inconvenient because it will often do this while I'm playing games. This issue wasn't present on my previous motherboard, it just started after I installed a new one. The...
  20. kaushal722

    Question Gigabyte B450 Aorus Pro versus MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX II ?

    I'm confused choosing between Gigabyte B450 Aorus Pro vs MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX II I'm paring the MOBO with following components, PSU: Corsair CV550 SMPS - 550 Watt 80 Plus Bronze Certification PSU With Active PFC CPU: AMD RYZEN 5 3400G RAM: Corsair Vengeance lpx 2x8gb ddr4 3200mhz = 16GB I...
  21. Venus Virgo

    [SOLVED] Put ryzen 5 5600x in B450 mobo before updating BIOS.

    Put my Ryzen 5 5600x in ASUS prime B450-Plus before updating BIOS (didn’t know at the time). The system didn’t POST so I put my original Ryzen 5 2600 in and it still won’t POST. Did I ruin my system? Do I need a new mobo?
  22. FastGamingYT

    [SOLVED] Connecting 5v led strip to Asus Aura

    I have a 5v led strip but I'm quite unsure how I could connect it to my motherboard as it seems to be 12v. The motherboard is an Asus prime b450-plus. Could something bad happen if I do connect it? Or is there a way to change the voltage?
  23. Sumsar07

    [SOLVED] Is the R5 3600 compatible with msi b450 v2 bazooka

    I have a Arsenal Gaming MSI b450 v2 bazooka, and im upgrading my cpu. And i was wondering if it is vompatible with a ryzen 5 3600, without me having to update the bios.
  24. R

    [SOLVED] Aorus B450 Pro WIFI Concerns

    Hello, just posting this here as I need some help regarding my new Aorus B450 Pro WIFI. I bought it from Amazon but when I set it all up with my new Ryzen 5 3600 it did not work. I read online on multiple places that this was because the BIOS was outdated, luckily I had an older Ryzen in my...
  25. 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...
  26. T

    Question 3600x BSOD/Random hard reboot investigation. Prime95 consistent core failure. Any tips?

    Looking for any sort of suggestion or guidance on this thus far. Initial Setup CPU - Ryzen 5 3600x Cooler - Noctua U9S push+pull Motherboard - MSI B450i Gaming Plus AC (latest beta bios, issue occur on both latest non-beta and beta bios. Contacting AMD they told me to update to beta...) Ram...
  27. omerdai

    Question Help Motherboard light problem

    Hi, I have my pc for a tear now and I don't usually have problems with it, today I wanted to check something with the RGB fans and by mistake one cable has disconnected and I reconnected it since then something really strange is happening, the front RGB fans are stuck with blue light the CPU fan...
  28. Mr. White

    [SOLVED] About BIOS update to B450

    Hi! Does someone have the files to 7B85v1F BIOS version for B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC? They have deleted it by some reason. Now I got my new CPU (Ryzen 5 5600x) and I think I'm not able to install it before that update? Am I right? https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/support/B450-GAMING-PRO-CARBON-AC
  29. Renjuko

    [SOLVED] M.2 slows down

    Hello , I don't know if this has been asked but . I got a new m.2 drive(Hikvision e2000 256gb) and it works fine when it's plugged in by itself but when I add my HDD it slows the m.2 down it basically freezes. The MB is a ASRock B450 steel legend , Ryzen 3 3200g. Could it be incompatible ?
  30. J

    Question Random PC Video & Audio Stuttering

    Hi All, So basically i am currently having an issue where my PC will randomly have massive performance issues. It isnt constant, it will occur randomly that my PC will go from putting out 90+FPS smoothly, to tanking is it does it this video, this usually comes with audio error that cant be...
  31. Angelooo0118

    [SOLVED] B450-F Gaming II

    Why LEDs are just looping on my B450-F Gaming II. Orange, red then blinking white then it return to orange, red View: https://youtu.be/Kysp-jlLB3k
  32. 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...
  33. R

    [SOLVED] can the b450 gigabyte gaming x support 3200mhz memory clock ?

    can the b450 gigabyte gaming x support 3200mhz memory clock ? I am a bit confuse because it says on the website that supports 3600(O.C.) and 3466(O.C.) but skips the 3200 mhz .
  34. DougRoluds

    Question Q-Led bios red regardless of what I do | B450 and B550 with Ryzen 5 3600

    My first specs were: CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 GPU: GTX 1660 TI Zotac Amp Memory: 2x8Gb 3000Mhz Corsair Vengeance LPX Mobo: B450 Pro Aorus mATX Power Supply: CX550 Corsair SSD: XPG SX6000Lite 1Tb After 6 months of normal use (turning on in the morning and turning off at night), suddenly my PC wasn't...
  35. M

    [SOLVED] B450 backwards compatibility after ryzen 5000 bios update

    Hi, quick question, I have 2nd gen ryzen with a b450m pro vdh plus motherboard by MSI. I was wondering if updating to the latest bios will only accept ryzen 5000 processors since I only have a 2nd gen on hand only. I'm asking because I heard this was a one way flash in May but I am not sure if...
  36. C

    [SOLVED] will this mobo run my system smoothly?

    I'm new to toms hardware btw sorry if this is an odd post. I've bought the B450M DS3H but haven't used it yet, and I'm having second thoughts. I found out about the b450m steel legend, and I'm now trying to sell my motherboard to get the steel legend, but will either be able run the rest of my...
  37. J

    [SOLVED] MSI B450 Tomahawk Max - USB 3.0 ports all running as USB 2.0 ?

    Hi, I've happily been running with my Tomahawk Max for the past year, but recently I've tried plugging my Quest 2 in via USB and noticed that all of my USB connections are only working in HighSpeed USB 2 mode. I'm not sure if this has always been the case, but it's the first time I've noticed...
  38. N

    Question Which motherboard shall I chose to buy?

    Hello guys. So I want to build a Ryzen system and I was looking for the motherboards. I can't spend lot of money on the motherboards so I did my research and I have to make choice between 3 motherboards. Gigabyte a520m Aorus Elite - 85$ Gigabyte b450 Aorus M - 95$ Third option is the combo -...
  39. A

    [SOLVED] AMD Chipset update error - System update is required

    Hello, guys! Recently I bought a new SSD for my gaming PC, so I installed a fresh copy of Windows 10. Everything works pretty smoothly, but when I am trying to install the chipset drivers for my Ryzen 5 3600 I get an error. A system update is required to complete the installation. System...
  40. thetechissue

    [SOLVED] Gigabyte B450 Gaming X BIOS update

    Do I need to downgrade to F32 before updating to F60? The current bios version is F52. Thanks!