Forum discussion tagged with chipset.
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    Question Choosing a reliable Intel chipset

    I'm trying to build a new machine for not a lot of money. I just keep getting hung up on motherboards and reviews. I've been using PCPartPicker, but then checking out unboxings on YouTube. It's not a gaming machine. It's pretty much a tower that sits there for streaming and storage. So my only...
  2. MichaTheFoxen

    Question latency mon ... kernel timer latency issue

    MB: Asrock steellegend b550 CPU: 5800x Gpu: Gigabyte gaming 8g 1070ti ram: crucial balistix 3200 cl 16 drives: corsair mp600, samsaung evo 850, and a wd hdd... so ihave some troubles while testing latency with latency mon ... the problem is my system doesnt run smove i...
  3. Wildfire96

    [SOLVED] Zen 3 Refresh, 3D V-Cache CPU 470x Support?

    Hi Everyone, I've been thinking about getting a new processor for my 470x motherboard, but I can't seem to find an article that confirms if the upcoming Zen 3 Refresh with 3D V-Cache CPUs will be supported on the 470x chipset. Does anyone know the answer to this? If it is not supported I plan...
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    [SOLVED] Chipset Drivers refuse to Update.

    This is the first time I've tried to update my Chipset drivers, was doing so because my USB 3.0 ports were being recognized as 2.0, and would cause my VR headset (Quest 2) to have major disconnect issues. Upon downloading the drivers from my motherboard manufacturer's website, and running...
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    Question Weird sound from chipset-fan at startup ?

    When I power up my computer, I get this weird sound that you can hear at the end of the clip I have linked to. The sound only comes when I turn the power on and then goes away until I power up again, and it was there before and after I recently replaced all my case fans and CPU-cooler. My only...
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    Question RyzenMaster errror 7000

    I have 2 errors on Windows 10 events related to AMD Ryzen Master , source is service Control Manager with ID 7000 saying that the service AMD RyzenMaster driver v17 failed to start ... I don´t even start the software with windows so it´s strange and been using it only to see temps on CPU...
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    [SOLVED] I regret buying the B460M-A R2.0 mobo for the i5 11400F

    So about a week ago I took a trip down to my local computer store and I was originally looking to pair up an i5 10400F with a B460M board. As I was about to make the purchase I end up asking the person at the register if the i5 11400F is worth the extra price and she then convinces to me to buy...
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    Question Can't switch to RTX 2060 in MSI laptop

    Hey guys and gals! I have a very specific problem and I'm going to try and explain it in a very brief way. First of all, let me start with a sole fact that I have: MSI 15,6" FHD 144Hz - i7-10750H - 8Go - 512Go SSD - RTX 2060 The problem is that my monitor is only running at 144 Hz with...
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    [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...
  10. Bhathiya

    [SOLVED] Chipset Heatsink 50 degrees

    My Asus Prime H510-A chipset heatsink is always between 49 to 50 degrees Celsius. Is it normal?
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    [SOLVED] Any solution to high chipset temp ?

    I have Asus tuf x570 motherboard and the chipset temp in idle is 74c and in load 90 c. I changed the TIM for the cooler and used noctua thermal paste but no difference. I tried to put another fan but also no difference. The only one that prevent reach 100c is to leave case side door open! any...
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    [SOLVED] What's problem with my R9 280 (video attachment inside) ?

    Hi mates, I've had an old R9 280 laying around in an anti-static bag with few moisture-absorbing silica gels. Wife's laptop computer has recently died due to a liquid contact so I've built a desktop for her with my old PC's used parts. She likes to play games like RUST, Assassin's Creed, Forza...
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    [SOLVED] Chipset for R5 3600?

    Which chipset/motherboard should i choose for Ryzen 5 3600? Either Gigabyte A520M-H or Gigabyte B450M-H? Thanks :)
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    [SOLVED] Is it dangerous to use VGA output at default resolution ?

    Hello, I've got a very old laptop that has Intel Pentium Dual Core T4400 @ 2.20 GHZ with no dedicated GPU running on Windows 10 Pro 64 bit 2x2 GB DDR3 RAMs @1066Mhz Toshiba Satellite L450-18p My laptop just got fixed by replacing its power supply so it runs fine now thanks to the laptop tech...
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    [SOLVED] How to install Windows 10 on unsupported chipset? Dell Precision T3500

    Hello community, I have a Dell Precision T3500 running Windows 7. I want to format it and install Windows 10. However, I am unsure about what to do with the drivers situation because my PC only supports Windows 7 drivers. Now the model of computer I have is really popular so on benchmark sites...
  16. MaheshMP

    [SOLVED] why B550 mobos are limited to single CPU graphics PCI-Express 4.0 slot?

    Hello All, Discrete graphics card is mandatory for RYZEN 5 3600 CPU, majority of B550 boards are equipped with single PCI-E 4.0 with 16x speed (Directly connected to CPU) slot. Boards do have secondary PCI-E 4.0 slot but runs only on 4x speed (connected to chipset). MSI B550 UNIFY and UNIFY-X...
  17. InSovietRussiaComputerBuildsYOU

    [SOLVED] SSD Raid on a HDD-only RAID chipset - can not use TRIM?

    Hey guys, I recently got a GA-P55-UD for my backup PC and since I was rebuilding it and had two 120 GB SATA SSDs lying around, I decided to to run them in Raid 0, because 1) 120 GB is not a lot by itelf nowadays 2) questionable performance gains 3) they're not worth much. It was only...
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    [SOLVED] Windows 20h2 APPS causing 15° Chipset heat up - FIX NEEDED

    Hey, Recently I updated Windows to 20h2 and since then I'm facing Chipset temperature spikes. Every Windows app including Start Menu and Search instantly gives 10-15 celsius degrees spikes. The chipset on Idle is 38°. (Motherboard Aorus Master x570 Chipset) Components are brand new bought a...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with my laptop after power surge!

    Hello, recently there was a power surge/power outage and my after that my laptop stopped working. I googled it and tried some methods where it says that the battery may be a problem or the cables but it didn’t work. Took it to a guy to see it and he said the problem is at the chipset and he...
  20. [SOLVED] 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...
  21. 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  24. Ravatex

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  29. 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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    [SOLVED] 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?
  31. [SOLVED] 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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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    [SOLVED] 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 -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 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 ( Chipset Driver But I get an error when unzipping it so that I can run it. Error 1 Error 2 I'm not...
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    [SOLVED] Hi! (please click it)

    Can the chipset support what it can't support on a cpu feature? Like, for example, the intel chipset chief hm76 cannot support the "Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)" but a specific cpu can support it, that specific cpu has the same compatible socket on ur mobo and there...
  39. BobMcSmith

    [SOLVED] CPU maxing out in games at low settings

    Hello! I have posted other similar threads, but I believe I have finally isolated the problem. Whenever I go to play games such as MW Warzone or even Fortnite, my CPU runs at 100%, compared to my GPU which only runs at 10%-30%. I have all of the settings turned down to low, and can't seem to...
  40. BobMcSmith

    [SOLVED] Wrong CPU Chipset for Motherboard

    Hello I have a i5-7600K and an Asus H170 Pro Gaming. I know that the mobo is for the older chipset, is this what's causing my performance issues? Thanks!