chipset

Forum discussion tagged with chipset.
  1. Question Amd Ryzen Chipset link lanes on B550 vs x570 motherboard comparison

    I am building a new PC for ryzen 3600x or 3700x or 2700x for which while comparing the chipsets of motherboard I found the difference except the input output ports in x570 b550 mainly of pcie gen 4 But what is chipset uplink and general purpose lanes technical mean and what role in...
  2. wasted1803

    Question 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...
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    Question Motherboard not wanting to co-operate

    Hello Have been having a lot of problems with this lately [specs.]: . ASUS B85 PRO GAMER (LGA 1150) - might be the problem . I7-4770 - might also be the problem . 12GB RAM (2+2/4+4 mixed config) . RX 580 8GB STRIX . CORSAIR 550 watt PSU (has been checked - BIOS voltages when the PC still has...
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    Question Windows or (Old) Mobo Chipset Drivers for Z77 (Ivy Bridge)?

    So I've recently had to reinstall Windows on my ageing (gracefully, I might add) Z77 Ivy Bridge build from 2012, and went into it thinking I wasn't going to be installing any drivers from the mobo manufacturer simply based on the fact that they're all from 2013 and most aren't Windows 10...
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    Question M.2 to U.2 adapter, but where to plug it in. (CPU-M.2 or chipset-M.2 slot)

    G'day everyone! As mentioned in a previous post, I'm about to build a new PC on the X570 platform for home use, design work (Altium), some light video editing and some occasional gaming. I have already ordered a Corsair MP600 PCIe 4.0 M.2 1TB SSD which I was going to use as a system drive. I...
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    Question EUROCOM laptops with desktop CPUs and their upgradability

    Hello everyone. I am planning to get a desktop replacement laptop in the near future and was curious about Eurocom laptops. The model I am specifically interested is this one - https://eurocom.com/ec/configure(2,431,0)SkyX4C Its description reads: World's first Coffee Lake GPU- and...
  7. Ravatex

    Question Upgrading MB. Chipset removal?

    I got a new motherboard and before I install it, I want to know how to go about the old motherboard stuff? I've seen reinstalling windows but it's a digital license (I have it linked to my account I THINK). The old motherboard is an Asus Prime H310M-A R2.0 with the H310 chipset. And my new...
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    [SOLVED] Info Assist determining Mainboard Chipset

    I'm purchasing components for a new personal computer. I purchased the mainboard below and am now looking at a processor. ASUS ROG Maxims XII Hero Z490 LGA 1200 In hunting for a processor I've come across CPU's that are optimized for the Intel 300 or 400 chipset's. Unfortunately, I've been...
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    [SOLVED] Good Mobo for the Ryzen 5 3600?

    Hello! I am upgrading my cpu to a Ryzen 5 3600, and I was wondering if any of you fine folks had any good ideas for a mobo upgrade to go well with it for around the 125-150 price range. Note : PC part picker states that B450 chipset boards may require a BIOS update, and I have 0 idea how to do a...
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    Question Thinkpad X1 Carbon 4th gen refuses to stop throtteling after minor spill

    So after a minor encounter with some coffee my Thinkpad X1 Carbon is permanently throtteling the processor to 0.4Ghz (minimum speed) and i am absolutely stumped as to why at this point. What happened: I spilled some coffee over the keyboard (still works) and in the side of the machine. Most...
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    Question X570 chipset runnnig too hot?

    Hi all! I bought an Asus Rog Strix X570-E Gaming mobo a few days ago, and a new Ryzen 7 2700x CPU. (everything else stayed the same from my older pc (gtx 980, m.2 ssd, 2x4gb + 1x8gb ram, 1tb + 500gb hdd)). The problem is that in HWinfo the chipset is getting too hot, it is 60-66C. The chipset...
  12. newestmember

    [SOLVED] Steps after launching windows for the first time?

    So after the first lauch of windows on a freshly built pc i don't know which driver to install first. Should i do windows or motherboard first? In motherboards driver which first(BIOS, chipset or else)? Chipset drivers from motherboard support website or originally from CPU website? gigabyte...
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    Question B550 vs X570

    I'm looking to switch to AMD and I know that the recent Ryzen CPUs use the AM4 socket. There are all these different chipsets but two that seem recent are the B550 and the X570. What are the differences in capabilities of these two, and is there a price difference?
  14. Question What Chipset Driver Version do I have?

    I just downloaded some chipset drivers from AMD, but I dont know if they installed correctly or if I got the right ones. How can I check? Someone told me to go to device manager and look under system devices for the chipset identification, but I don't see anything listed. Please Help Thanks...
  15. Caleb_Burton

    [SOLVED] Motherboard Compatibility

    My friend bought a PC that was custom built from a guy on the Facebook Marketplace. Everything ran fine for a while, but now we suspect that the motherboard is in need of replacing. His PC would turn on for a split second and then turn back off. The only time that the PC would remain on is if we...
  16. DirtyCheese02

    [SOLVED] Motherboard B365M DS3H can support an i5-7400?

    I have an i5-7400 and i want to upgrade my motherboard because i want Dual Channel and an M.2 port, where i live there aren't a lot of motherboards to choice and i choose the Gigabyte B365M DS3H, this motherboard have LGA1151 but they dont have a compatible chipset. Questions: A) If i update...
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    Question Intel Chipset Driver and Rapid Storage Technology

    Hi All, Do I just formatted my PC and it seems like windows 10 Pro has installed drivers for most of hardware. But, Im not sure if i should install the Intel Rapid Storage software, though my Raid 0 storage is showing up along my other drive. would be there any performance issue on my drives...
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    [SOLVED] PCIE lanes for Nvme Pcie m.2

    Hello everyone! I am a big noob regarding modern storage and I want to keep it short and simple so I am asking directly: -ROG Crosshair VIII Hero https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/ROG-Crosshair-VIII-Hero/specifications/ -R9 3900x Cpu -planing to buy 3080ti (or the rumored 3090 if under 1500$)...
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    [SOLVED] Only 8 Pcie lanes on intel 3420 chipset?!?!?!?

    I was looking to buy a Supermicro board like this https://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/xeon3000/3400/X8SIL.cfm?IPMI=Y for a highish speed hard drive based ZFS Z2 NAS with 10Gig networking. I wanted to put an lsi hba card in along with the NIC, but the ARK listing for the 3420 chipset...
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    Question How to update AMD B450 Chipset drivers?

    Here are some details: CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G MoBo: MSI B450M Mortar Max When checking for chipset drivers for B450 on AMD's website I get the following as the latest version (2.04.04.111): Chipset Driver But I get an error when unzipping it so that I can run it. Error 1 Error 2 I'm not...