Forum discussion tagged with b450.
  1. V

    Question 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Mr. White

    Question 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
  5. Renjuko

    Question 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 ?
  6. 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...
  7. antithesisofantithesis

    Question DPC Watchdog Violation on Windows 10 ?

    I am in Big Trouble. Please Help ME. it starts few days ago when i was playing Ghost Recon: Wildlands after updated GeForce Driver. My pc just stopped responding. It freeze everything & nothing(alt+tab etc.) works. It shows a stop code dpc_watchdog_violation. I did change some service...
  8. Angelooo0118

    Question 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
  9. DanJohnsMSB

    Question 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...
  10. 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 .
  11. 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...
  12. M

    Question 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...
  13. C

    Question 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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 -...
  16. 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...
  17. thetechissue

    Question Gigabyte B450 Gaming X BIOS update

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

    Question PC turning off and on continuously ?

    Hi, for some more context I suggest you take a look at my older motherboard post as well. I recently got a new B450 Steel Legend from Asrock as a replacement for my old motherboard, that I think I fried. After I fried it I went to a friend which has an Asus rog B450 to test it out, and the cpu...
  19. A

    Question Ryzen 5 5600x + B450 dosent go further from BIOS

    Hello! I just completed my build with MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX + Ryzen 5 5600x . The CPU and Mobo were both bought from my local forum and used but they were in good condition and had any problems on past users. If i boot pc then its showing MSI logo and then instantly going to the BIOS. In the...
  20. MasonK

    Question B450 Tomahawk max

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wcyNW3 Red CPU light comes on. Reseated already to make sure it was done right the first time. Tried resetting cmos/ hard bios reset tried ram stick swap outs replaced psu because original one was absolutely DOA, powered everything for 1 sec then everything would...
  21. R

    Question CPU fan not working on b450 a pro max

    Hello, as the title says when i enable smart fan mode in bios it just doesn’t spin at all if disable it it just keeps on full speed which is loud. Any help appreciated edit: mobo - b450 a pro max, ryzen 5 3600, 16gb Hyperx 3200, Rx 480 xfx, power supply cooler master 500w, noctua nhu12s. Ive...
  22. D

    Question worth upgrading cpu

    hi i currently have a ryzen 5 2600x and i am thinking about upgrading to a ryzen 5 3600x and swapping out my motherboard to a better one i currently have a aorus elite b450 and i am looking at a x570 mpg gaming pro carbon is it worth it for me to upgrade processors and boards if you need any...
  23. TempTop

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3600 compatibility w/ ASRock B450 Steel Legend straight out-of-box?

    I've ordered a Ryzen 5 3600 and an ASRock B450 'Steel Legend' motherboard, the BIOS version needed for this processor is marked revision 'P2.30'. Seen here: http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/B450%20Steel%20Legend/#CPU I'm wondering what BIOS revision this motherboard ships with and is it compatible...
  24. Aj06

    [SOLVED] i3 10100 Budget gaming - Mother board H410 or Not Need suggestions

    Hi all, I am looking to build a budget gaming pc. Should i go with H410 Mother board (or) Not. I wanted to understand why H410 was not suggested in many forums, I am going to use only one PCIe slot that's for Graphics card so that might not be a deal breaker for me. My requirements - 1080p 60...
  25. WillMclennan

    Question PC boots up, however EZ debug cpu LED is on

    So this is an odd one which iv not been able to find an answer for. I recently upgraded from a Ryzen 5 2600x, to a Ryzen 7 5800x. My bios has been updated, version is dated 8/12/2020. I have a red CPU LED (EZ debug) on my motherboard... the information that the instructions give are not...
  26. Gudat_Speleng

    Question Will the 2070 work with my B450-F motherboard?

    I'm thinking of getting a 2070 from my friend, will my motherboard work with it? Any help is welcome.
  27. FelixLive44

    Question Significant system instability and odd behaviour (Ryzen 3400G)

    Hi, I've built a system for my dad as he asked for a quieter system than his 5yh Dell Optiplex. It used to run well but since he got a 4k monitor it started pushing the old AMD GPU to its limits and after I gifted him Wallpaper engine, it would run but be as loud as a jet engine. I built a...
  28. J

    Question What's causing frame drops in Rust with a 3080 GPU ?

    Ok, this is a confusing one, I previously owned 1060 and my frames on rust medium settings were around 60-70. About 3 months ago I bought a 3080, I cranked my settings and was seeing about 80-100. Unfortunately, after playing for a while I saw some major fps drops which were confusing, so I...
  29. prac daske

    Question Decent B450M mobo for R5 3600, 5600X later

    I'm looking for the cheapest b450 board (which I will upgrade later gor a B550 A-Pro or similar) to run a R5 3600 on it (5600X later) I'll not be ocing just let it boost as far as the board allows. I narrowed it down to this 3 options: 1. Gigabyte B450 Aorus M 2. Asrock B450M Pro4 3...
  30. J

    Question 3080 B450

    I have recently purchased a 3080 and installed it in my rig. I am very impressed with the performance, however, I am curious to know if it is worth upgrading my MSI b450 gaming plus max to a b550 for performance
  31. M

    Question NVMe SSD won't boot with my other two drives plugged in ?

    hello, I have recently installed a kingston NVME M.2 A2000 οn my pc, cloned everything from an older ssd and everything was fine. Today i wanted to disable my rgb lights from the motherboard and i enabled ERP. After that when i restarted my computer i got an error that i couldn't boot in to...
  32. fahoosa9

    [SOLVED] NVME Support on GIGABYTE b450m Gaming

    I have GIGABYTE b450m Gaming with Ryzen 2200G, can i install NVME SSD on it?? It is said on the gigabyte website that the M.2 connector Supports only M.2 SATA SSDs when using an AMD Athlon™-series/ 7th Gen. A-series or Athlon™ X4 APU Is my ryzen 2200G also considered as these series cpus or...
  33. xzahn

    [SOLVED] How do I set a fan to turn on and off automatically?

    Hi folks, I just revived my PC that died like 4 years ago. I got a B450 Tomahawk Max and Ryzen 3100. I'm using my old Antec One case. FRONT FANS: 1 X 120 mm (not included) REAR FANS: 1x 120 mm (included) TOP FANS: 1x 120 mm (included) BOTTOM FANS: 1x 120/140 mm (not included) SIDE...
  34. utsyt96

    Question No power coming through even after motherboard replacement

    I recently did my first new build. I had an Asus TUF Gaming X570 motherboard initially. I thought the motherboard was broken so got it replaced. Now I've received an MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX and getting the same issue. I thought the motherboard was the issue in the first case because when I carried...
  35. N

    Question Asus B450-f Mobo wont reboot

    This is a brand new build. Everything works fine. Passes POST, boots to windows fine and works well. However, if I have to restart the pc it wont restart. It will shut down windows and the monitor goes into power saving mode, but nothing comes back. I have an amber light on the board only. All...
  36. noumaneeee

    [SOLVED] Is Asus strix gaming b450-F is good for 3900x

    So i purchased 3900x with b450-f strix gaming and I am kinda confused after looking up on internet . I have seen people saying its not good Please Need help I dont have any plans to overclock and will run on the stock cooler If not what should I go for it? under 180$ ( already purchased it...
  37. P

    Question [AMD BUILD]Highly Confused Regarding My Build Please Help !

    i want to build new pc this december or coming march 2021 pc specs are mostly going to be- Processor :- Ryzen 5 5600(non-X version) Ram:- Gskill Ripjaws V 3200 (8X2) (16-18-18-34) Mobo :- here i am confused PSU :- Gigabyte bronze certified 550 watt GPU :- rtx 3060 ti or rtx 3060 now...
  38. wetkebab

    Question Confusion between which hardware is failing?

    Hello I have an issue regarding my computer that I require help with the issue is that my computer randomly turns off whenever it feels like it and when it does turn off the RGB lights and fans are still running and also when it turns off the Bois light turns on and is froze white I cannot...
  39. F

    [SOLVED] Should i update my bios version

    My motherboard is a b450m gaming plus and the current bios is the 1.80 version released 2019-07-25 , currently im having troubles with my pc restarting randomly, the newest bios version is the 7B87v1C4(Beta version) 2020-06-12, should i update to a beta version o just going for the previous...
  40. wasted1803

    [SOLVED] B450 Motherboard good enough for Ryzen 9 5950X?

    Hey guys. I built my rig last year in the exact same day (exactly 365 day ago, coincidentally), here's the specs: Motherboard: GIGABYTE B450 AORUS ELITE CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 + Dual Fan AiO watercooling kit RAM: G.Skill Trident Z RGB DDR4 32GB @3200MHz Graphics: XFX GTS XXX Edition RX580 8GB GDDR5...