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Forum discussion tagged with broken.
  1. UniSense

    Question Please help, pc randomly keeps breaking (master chief assassinated it)

    I let the master chief collection download one day and went to work and when I got back my monitors were off, my fans were on full speed, and the cpu and dram debug lights were on. I reset the cmos battery and it worked and came on for the rest of the day but it keeps happening, I just now got...
  2. Zerenei

    Question Every game I play freezes, hardware issue?

    This started awhile ago, my PC was accidentally dropped about nine months back, I've since replaced the case, the hard drive, and added additional cooling to the PC, it functions fine except when gaming, any game I play while playing freezes for up to 30 seconds and keeps doing this again every...
  3. S

    Question Windows Explorer Filepath glitching, causing various other issues?

    After about a days worth of use, the file path in windows explorer becomes glitched, rendering completely incorrectly and bringing in bits of other application icons, the clock, etc. When this happens, Copy/Paste functionality is lost from ShareX's screenshot utility. It also seems to break...
  4. E

    Question GPU behaves weirdly after repaste ?

    To start with, I want to state that before doing any of this, my GPU was perfectly fine, with no odd behavior whatsoever. I've recently bought a used graphics card (yes, I know) as my previous one had died and I obviously needed a replacement since I couldn't live with a gt 730. Despite it...
  5. Pepegard

    Question The pc is not turning off and there is no image

    My girlfriend's pc is not turning off anymore. She was cleaning the desk, accidentally toutched a key and the pc turned on (it was turned off before) but with no display signal and also it does not turn off. Pc Specs: AMD ryzen 5 5600 g Psu aqirys 650w mobo gigabyte b550 2x 8 gb 3200 ram Windows...
  6. TorQueMoD

    Question GPU picture is coming up looking like torn interlaced.

    Hey all, I've got an older GTX 780 GPU that seems to be working, but the image on the monitor just looks interlaced and torn with horizontal lines all over, and occasional solid square blocks here and there. When it first happened it was in the middle of a game and I thought there was a virus...
  7. Coinbro

    Question No Signal, Long Running Issue

    My specs are as follows: Mobo: b550 pro-vdh wifi Cpu- ryzen 5 5600x Gpu: asus rtx 2060 Psu: Seasonic focus px-750 Ram: 2 x 8gb corsair vengeance Whenever I boot up my PC the monitor goes from no cable input detected to no signal. This issue has been long running since around last December...
  8. Macsimum1

    Question Bent and one broken VSS Pin on 5800x - Blackscreen

    Hey! So yesterday I was kind of in a hurry when seating my new AIO and when I was installing the CPU Cooler and Heatsink, the CPU somehow stuck to the Heatsink and I tried to put it in a couple of times before realising. So here I am, with some bent pins and one broken VSS pin. I managed to...
  9. Question What is this SMD (Z690 Formula)

    Hi all. I was doing some cable management and stupid me wasn't very careful when I started moving cables around. An RGB cable got stuck on a SMD and managed to break it, and honestly I am not too sure what this even is. I did a quick boot test and it seemed to work fine, but would like to know...
  10. iblybol

    Question PC won't start properly - Blackscreen with underscore in top left corner ?

    When I went to turn on my PC this morning I was immediately met with a black screen and a white underscore in the top left of the screen and keyboard and mouse did not even switch on. I last used the PC the night before where absolutely nothing was wrong and I did not change anything. I have so...
  11. MrFRoZteRz

    [SOLVED] Sudden PC death

    Hi, 2 days ago (25th February) I woke up and pressed on my pc power button before heading to get breakfast at around 9:30 (9:30am). Then when I was done with eating and came back to my room, I noticed that my PC wasn’t running. I pressed the power button again and nothing happened, no fan, no...
  12. H

    Question possible amd cpu failure

    my pc keeps freezing ive tested gpu, ssd, and ram and i want to know if there is a way to test every function of the cpu. i want to test the memory controller, northbridge, alu, fpu, cores, infinty fabric, apic, and so on. is there a program like intel cpu diagnosic i can use amd ryzen 5...
  13. S

    Question M.2 suddenly stopped being detected in BIOS and windows repair

    I have a 2 year old 2TB adata xpg sx8200, this is my only drive atm and my mobo is an msi b450 gaming pro carbon ac. Yesterday I left my PC with a pretty heavy game running to speak to my housemates, I was gone for about 20-30 minutes and when I came back my PC was sat at the BIOS. I was pretty...
  14. M

    Question Is my Display dying or what are these (picture in thread)? (Acer Predator 27" QHD (1440p) 144Hz (165Hz with OC)

    Hello, I am worried my monitor is at the end of its life. I started having these artifacts (picture 1) a while back, first only 2-3 not theres more and more. These artifacts are visible in this order of color from left to right - green, green, red, green, green, red. They are at the exact...
  15. K

    Question Laptop turns on for a few seconds then turns off ?

    Hi All, I'm having a bit of a problem with a laptop which refuses to turn on. It worked fine one day and then my housemate borrowed it apparently used it fine and turned it off at the end of his work without issue. The next time I tried to turn it on it won't stay on - not pointing fingers or...
  16. G

    Question RTX 3080 Ti just stopped working ?

    Hi everyone! In August I managed to get a GIGABYTE Vision GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and it has worked completely fine until a week ago. When I turned on my pc in the morning, and got nothing but a black screen on my monitors. Currently using my old GPU and it works completely fine so it appears the...
  17. B

    [SOLVED] Is my PSU bad?

    I recently built my first pc. After a few days of running just fine with not crashes, my pc began to randomly shut off. After shutting off it would try to start back up again, sometimes succeeding and sometimes shutting right back off and trying again. It’s not at the point where I’ll turn it on...
  18. D

    [SOLVED] New PC won’t boot, although fans spin and there seems to be power to motherboard

    Hi I just built a new PC, all part were new other than an rtx 2060 which I had in my last build as well as 2 hard drives from my last build, which haven’t been whipped may I add. Specs: Motherboard - B560M aorus elite RAM - 16GB DDR4 CPU - i5 11400f (no integrated graphics) GPU - rtx 2060...
  19. mahdis

    [SOLVED] is my PSU broken or damaged?

    Hi. few days ago we Bought a new pc and everything was good but unfortunately we plugged in power cord incompletely in psu. and when we turned it on, we heard a spark. after that we fixed the problem and now computer works very good , without any shut down or any problem. but can that spark...
  20. Pstar7

    Question My PC died. Need help.

    The issue can be read below
  21. payday2isfunlol

    Question Pc randomly turned off, and won’t turn back on

    3 weeks ago, while I was playing a game, my pc randomly turned off. I tried turning it back on, but it wouldnt turn on. I reseated the ram, tried booting without the gpu, replaced the cmos, replaced the cpu with a older one (upgraded from that), and replaced my power supply. Those did not fix...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] GPU clicking starting to concern me

    I’ve had this custom built computer for the last maybe year or 2, yesterday I noticed this clicking noise and soon after the computer completely shut down, at the time I wasn’t using the computer, it was just on. I hadn’t opened it or moved any parts or anything recently. Considering it was...
  23. tuckertheguy12

    [SOLVED] Where to find replacement inductors for GTX 285

    I recently came into a bunch of old gpu's because i buy and resell them, one of them was this GTX 285. It wouldn't turn on so I tore it apart to find one of the inductors on the board and had come off and fused to the fan hub and another was completely charred and fell off. With these two pieces...
  24. J

    [SOLVED] Artifacting GTX 1080, what's next?

    Long story short, about a month ago, I replaced my GPU cooler (gtx1080 Turbo) for the NZXT g12. 200$ down the road, my temps were much much better overall. Yesterday, I opened my computer and was greeted with a bunch of horizontal 1" white lines all over my screen. In my roomate's PC, the...
  25. Ratteus

    [SOLVED] Is it fine to install RAM in slots 1 & 3?

    QLED indicator got stuck at yellow DRAM LED after I removed them to install an AIO. Tested my RAM and all slots, and found out slot 4 on my motherboard died. So I installed my RAM in slots 1 & 3. My PC seems to be running fine, but it's been bugging me for the last few hours. Will installing my...
  26. SylvGames

    Question Side mouse button has popped off (Red Dragon Griffin M602A-RGB) ?

    My Red Dragon mouse decide it didn't like the side button anymore, so It popped out and I have searched through the internet trying to find somebody that knew how to fix it, alas little to no luck. My question is: Does anybody know how to refit a side mouse button that has popped off ? My...
  27. Drogo11

    [SOLVED] Spilled Coke on PC & a few drops got on to graphics card ?

    So yeasterday I accidentally spilled coke on my pc. I instantly shut it of and then saw that a few drops got into my 2080 Ti. I panicked and took it apart and cleaned the small drops with acetone and then put it back together. After that the pc stoped booting , even into bios. The card still...
  28. coocolad

    [SOLVED] Need some help diagnosing my PC’s issue!

    A while back my PC started this trend where after playing a game for a while suddenly it would get super laggy and the FPS would drop to an unplayable level, naturally I figured it was throttling and needed some TLC cleaning- unfortunately this did not fix the issue. I decided to factory wipe...
  29. [SOLVED] I may have broken my cpu

    So I was working on replacing my old i-5 with a newer I-7. After I was finished I noticed that my computer now would not turn on and there is a wire that seems to be out of place. I am in dire need of some assistance!! The Orange cable goes to the P2 Power port on the motherboard. I also am not...
  30. J

    Question RX 470 does not work with Intel systems?

    Hello friends I’m new here and I have a REALLY confusing hardware problem, so this is a gonna a bit long. tl;dr, I think my RX 470 is locked to Ryzen systems and will not work with Intel systems. Context: From the Philippines. I bought my girlfriend an RX 470 that she could use in her new...
  31. K

    Question Getting black screen with specific games ?

    So I have had this pc for a year and a half now, and haven't changed anything about it. But, recently, like last few months, I have had this problem where whenever I play some certain games, both my monitors will randomly black screen. I have noticed it happens often when I hit my desk like with...
  32. T

    [SOLVED] I think I bricked my half-baked linux installation and I can't use grub resdue

    TLDR: Entered grub rescue to fix my system, tried to install normal module. Didn't work. Need help figuring out what to do next. As the title says. About a year ago, I took an old laptop I had and tried to install a linux distribution into it (elementary OS). This was my first time installing...
  33. James rainbird

    Question Broken system

    Recently my pc has being displaying no image but when I turn it on the monitor recognises it and will turn on also but it will say no image source found , anyways this all happened when I plugged my pc to put it somewhere else’s day later I unplugged it while it was running google chrome , but...
  34. T

    Question help every gpu i install breaks

    so i was playing csgo with bots and my pc crashed so i restarted it and it did post and bios worked but with green lines on the screen windows dint boot but automatic repair did so i started it in safe mode and disabled the gpu drivers and it worked with green lines but in games i got 20 spf...
  35. D

    [SOLVED] Built a new pc and can’t install windows or boot?

    Yesterday I built a pc with brand new parts from scan (Ryzen 5 3600 Gigabyte rtx 2060 16gb 3200mhz Corsair vengeance ram Corsair RM750 PSU MSI B550m pro-vdh WiFi mobo Samsung 870 evo 4tb x2 NZXT H510) And it posted and boots just fine to the bios. But trying to install windows from a flash drive...
  36. SiddiqNx

    [SOLVED] Laptop and Screen hinge broken

    Hi there I have a broken Laptop hinge – the hinge that is connected to the back cover. And I'm planning to buy a hinge to replace the broken one. No problem here. However, another part that's broken is the Screen hinge. My question here is: Can this be fixed or I can't do anything but buy a...
  37. M

    [SOLVED] How to tell if ssd is dead?

    I woke up this morning and tried turning on my pc, it was working fine I got passed the Gigabyte mobo name part, and then type ur password to get through to into Windows. I noticed after I typed my password it was taking ages to load then it finally loaded and I opened chrome after that it all...
  38. Bubba2000

    [SOLVED] Smoke from GPU when turning on PC

    So, I have a built computer from about 5 years ago. A 6700k A gtx 1070 a gigabyte UD motherboard and a corseair cs650 psu. A couple months ago when I would start gaming, my computer would all of the sudden turn off, as if I flipped the switch on the back of the psu. I stoped using the computer...
  39. Hurnage

    Question Gpu power Issue

    I've recently bought a prebuilt omen system (2nd hand) from a friend - Rtx 2060, i7 9700f etc. I benchmarked the system at his house, checked temps, everything seemed fine. After a couple days at home the gpu would lose power anytime it would heat up enough to require power to cool it down via...
  40. K

    [SOLVED] Top PCIe slot not working with 3700X ?

    I picked up parts for 2 builds recently (not gpus) so have some extra hardware to test with. I got a ryzen 7 3700x and 2 asus tuf motherboards (b450-pro II(probably) and x570 pro wifi). My second cpu hasn't arrived yet so I cant test that yet. The issue is that with BOTH boards, my graphics...