Forum discussion tagged with compabilitiy.
  1. ssbaraskar99

    [SOLVED] Is this NVME SSD Compatibility with Motherboard ?

    I have decided to add NVME SSD as an boot drive to my system I have decided to purchase this NVME SSD : WD SN570 But I'm not sure if its compatible with my motherboard ASUS EX-B365M-V5 So please can anyone help me out to know if its compatible? - Thankyou
  2. Crazyfireboy

    Question Just checking...

    I was just wondering if this build i put together (honestly probably isnt good) if the parts are compatible with one an another an just wanted to have someone to proof check it if you dont mind. Im new to PC build,I'm most likely will see if best buy could...
  3. TheSAYAIN9000

    [SOLVED] Help with compatibility on the parts I chose for my custom pc and If should swap anything out with better/cheaper parts?

    Thank you for your time and input in advance! I am new to PC gaming and want to build my first PC using the rtx 3060 ti.
  4. baynoma

    Question Computer won't turn on after BSOD while playing game

    So my gaming PC, that I built in 2021, died on my last month when I received BSOD while playing gaming(Tomb Raider, during a cutscene). The BSOD put all my fans on high and wasn't restarting, so I force shutdown it. I tried to turn it on, it would turn on but no display, my GPU had red lights...
  5. C

    Question new PC, review my build :D Please let me know if you have any recommendations, or think there will be any compatibility issues / bottlenecking / overheating
  6. F

    [SOLVED] Will a PCI 4.0 GPU work in a PCI 3.0 slot ?

    Hi all, Almost 2 years ago I built a new PC with a Gigabyte Z490I AORUS ULTRA Mini ITX LGA1200 motherboard. At the time, the graphic cards were already quite expensive but I wasn't in a hurry and thought I would be able to get one at a decent price a couple of months later! :oops: Almost 2...
  7. S

    [SOLVED] What kind of SSD my mobo does support?

    I have and old 1TB HDD and Gigabyte H81M-S motherboard so I decided to buy an SSD. But I wonder what kind of SSD my mobo supports? I'm not sure if my mobo supports nvme SSD's, is it even that much faster than standard SSD? What connectors also do I need for and SSD? I've never possesed any of...
  8. kaamani

    Question What are some good budget motherboards for AMD 5000 Series?

    I'm new to PC Building and I'm going to be building my first build soon. My budget is 1000 CAD, since GPU prices aren't the best right now I've decided I'll go with a 5600g and use the iGPU from it for gaming. I'm trying to find a budget motherboard that has WIFI so I can just hook it up; no...
  9. Fergie2199

    [SOLVED] Building new Rig compatability question

    my pc died and although i can repair it the pc is 8 years old so im buying and building a new one in the current market of GPU issues is a pain so i have an idea of building my new rig while running my old R9 290X while the GPU issue runs on until the 3080 or 3090 becomes avail at a more...
  10. C

    [SOLVED] Need help replacing MSI GTX 760.

    I need help replacing my MSI Gaming N760 TF 2GD5/OC G-SYNC Support GeForce GTX 760 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card. I would like to update my 2014 computer build to extend its use and continue to game for a bit longer, but without exceeding the cost of a brand new build...
  11. HaxJoker

    [SOLVED] Is the Transcend 110S compatible with my laptop ?

    So i was planing on buying the Transcend 110S for my Laptop (HP Notebook - 15-da0000tu) and was wondering if my m.2 slot is a PCIE gen3x2 or gen3x4. I would really appreciate if someone could confirm that i am getting a compatible SSD for my laptop. Thanks in advance
  12. D

    [SOLVED] Motherboard BIOS version

    Hi, i recently purchased an MSI MPG B505 GAMING PLUS motherboard for a new build I am working on. I have two CPUs in mind. However, they both support different BIOS versions for this motherboard. Is there a way for me to find out what BIOS version my motherboard came shipped with without having...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] Using memory with different latency settings

    * Update on the post below * I've been running the mixed RAM for almost two weeks now, with no apparent problems. The applications are fairly memory-intensive, particularly Cubase used with dozens of virtual instruments loaded. Also lots of 4K video work, using DaVinci Resolve. Everything...
  14. J

    Question Lian Li Lighting Issues with Asus Rog Motherboard

    Hi, As per my query, I have recently installed in my system 1 unifan sl140, 3 sl120, 24pin stimer and 3x 8pin strimer. When using these components on their own customization, L-connect for the uni fans and the controller for the stimers, they function normally and show the correct rgb light or...
  15. R

    [SOLVED] USB Compatibility with New Motherboards

    I am building a new system and have had great comments, thank you! I have an issue with USB ports that I need help understanding. I have purchased an i9-12900K processor and a Cool Master NR600P case. The Case has an I/O Panel with two USB Ports (1xUSB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C and 2xUSB 3.2 Gen 1...
  16. D

    [SOLVED] Is there ddr4 1866mhz or 1600mhz?

    I got Xeon e5 2620v3 that supports only ddr4 1600mhz/1866mhz, and i have only 2x afox ddr4 2400mhz 8gb ram When i run system it doesnt see my ram modules. should i lower the frequency ? what i doing wrong?
  17. S

    [SOLVED] Is PCIe 5.0 backwards compatible with PCIe 3.0?

    Silly question. I am about to update to a 12th gen. system, and I already have a RTX2070 with PCIe 3.0. Motherboard would be a Z690 ROG Strix -f. Is PCIe 5.0 backwards compatible with 3.0? Will the motherboard adjust bus speeds automatically? Thanks in advance.
  18. S

    Question PC Build compatibility

    So my specs are MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk Motherboard ATX με AMD AM4 Socket AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7GHz G.Skill Ripjaws V 16GB DDR4 RAM Samsung 970 Evo Plus SSD 500GB M.2 NVMe CoolerMaster Hyper 212 RGB Be Quiet System Power 9 600W Full Wired 80 Plus Bronze Gigabyte GeForce GTX970 4GB G1 Gaming Case...
  19. U

    [SOLVED] Compatibilty

    Corsair 7000D AIRFLOW ATX Full Tower Case has a front panel USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A port, but the Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming ATX AM4 Motherboard does not have sufficient USB 3.2 Gen 1 headers. The case USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A port will not be usable. Is partpicker correct?
  20. mreis1969

    Question ASUS A540L Laptop RAM compatibility ?

    Hello guys, I'm here to ask for your advice. Recently I tried to upgrade the RAM on my ASUS A540L laptop. After searching the web I found the following reference: For that reason, I decided to purchase a RAM that I expected to be a compatible with my laptop considering the compatibility...
  21. J

    [SOLVED] Are my motherboard and psu compatible

    I want to build a low profile pc I want to use a seasonic 300tbs psu with a MSI B450M PRO-M2 MAX but when I'm trying put these together on pc parts picker it says there not compatable,is it just pc part picker being wrong or is there a compatability issue with this combo.
  22. biggbear86

    [SOLVED] which GPU do i switch to for my monitor?

    I've just built my first pc and everything is working well EXCEPT my monitor has these fuzzy lines going across the screen diagonally. My best guess (I'm still new at this) is the graphics card cant keep up with the pixel demand. I've updated all the drivers (multiple times) done factory...
  23. N

    Question Connecting to a Docking Station

    I am trying to connect my laptop to dual monitors so that I can work more efficiently. Setup as follows: Lenovo 300e 2nd Gen Notebook Type 81M9 running Windows 10 Pro 64 Lenovo ThinkPad USB-C Dock Gen2 HP ProDisplay P232 x2 The Dock is working, bios fully updated etc. and is charging the...
  24. Z

    [SOLVED] Need final approval for my part list

    Hey everyone! I really need your help. The last couple of days I created a part list for my first good gaming pc. I'm pretty confident in it, but just wanted to hear some other opinions on it. I'm open to all suggestions for improvement whatsover. I added amazon links for every part for more...
  25. K

    [SOLVED] Gaming PC Compatibility Check

    Hey everyone, question for you - I'm building a gaming PC and have chosen the below parts. Would you be able to make sure they are all compatible with each other? I'm fairly new at this, so any other suggestions you may have are greatly appreciated, whether you think something is overkill, or...
  26. iamktk

    [SOLVED] How to identify which SSD is correct for the motherboard

    I have a MSI B450M PRO M2 MAX. I want to add an SSD to it but cannot understand how the compatibility works. Can someone explain what kind of SSDs does my motherboard support with suitable examples. From the Storage section of the user manual- AMD® B450 Chipset y 4x SATA 6Gb/s ports*...
  27. CatFromBelow

    Question BIOS and Mobo GPU compatibility

    So I recently got an Alienware Aurora R3 from a garage sale everything works great except the graphics is very out of date. I'd like to change to my Radeon RX 580 from my Radeon HD 6950 but when I install the 580 my motherboard doesnt recognize it. Is there a solution to this?
  28. F

    [SOLVED] Thinking of buying MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro Carbon WIFI

    Hello, I'm not really familiar with pc parts and if they are compatible with each other or not so maybe someone here might be able to help. I'm thinking of getting MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro Carbon WIFI and I'm not sure if it is compatible with the other parts that I already have on my current pc...
  29. R

    Question Ram compatibility (newbie build)

    Hi everyone, I finally save up enough to put together a new system and I have purchased all parts except the RAM - CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 5950x CPU COOLER: Corsair Elite Capellix H100i GPU: Gigabyte RTX 3080 Gaming OC PSU: Cooler Master V1200 MOBO: ASUS TUF Gaming X570-Plus RAM: G.Skill...
  30. ThatFella

    [SOLVED] Motherboard & RTX 3060 combability question

    Hello all I'm trying to upgrade my PC and just wanted to make sure what I have is compatible with what i want. What I currently have. Motherboard - MSI Z170A Gaming Pro CARBON ATX PSU - 600 Watts - Standard 80 Plus CPU - i5 6600k GPU - gtx 970 4gb I want to upgrade to the 3060 ti and my CPU...
  31. Epicguy12

    [SOLVED] Which one of the following motherboard is compatible with Ryzen 2700x ?

    MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX OR MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX II 1) As compatibility for first motherboard on MSI global site states that it is compatible with YD270XBGM88AF. Does it mean my model (YD270XBGAFBOX) is incompatible or mine just a boxed version of same processor. 2) Second...
  32. O

    [SOLVED] old gpu in new computer

    So my pc is seriously lagging with most things these days even Mozilla with a few tabs is causing the cpu to almost max out, I think its days are numbered. So my question is if I build a new pc can I use my old gpu since a new gpu is like almost impossible to find atm. So is there any problem...
  33. B

    [SOLVED] Asus Rog Strix B550-F Ram Compatibility Question

    I'm quite confused on which the Asus Rog Strix B550-F Ram Compatibility, The CPU is going to be a Ryzen 5 5600X. Does this Memory only refer to the 1st, as its not a Pro Processor Memory 4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4...
  34. J

    [SOLVED] Moving cloned SSD from Acer computer to another computer.

    TLDR: I've replaced almost all my stock Acer parts with upgrades. Literally everything will be different than what came with my computer, will my SSD that has everything Acer put in it work fine, or do I need to buy Windows 10 and wipe my SSD clean and start from scratch? Since buying my Acer...
  35. Wheel in the Sky

    [SOLVED] Will an "Oculus Link" cable function as a normal USB cable for other devices? Having issues...

    I bought a "Newpow Oculus Link Cable 13ft, High-Speed Data Transfer and Fast Charging, USB 3.2 Gen2 10Gbps, USB A to C" from Amazon because I wanted a USB 3.1 Gen 2 cable that was type A-to-C, and this one was a good price ($13.99) and plenty of length (13ft). I assume them calling it "USB...
  36. F

    [SOLVED] Will a 550w PSU be enough to power a ryzen 7 2700x + RX 5600XT?

    i Currently have a system with a low end motherboard (ASUS Prime a-320m-k) a Ryzen 7 2700x, rx 570, 16GB of RAM and a 550w PSU. I want to Upgrade to a RX 5600xt (red devil specifically) and was wondering if the 550w PSU will be able to power this system? and if you know if all the parts will be...
  37. alfred.x

    [SOLVED] Is it ok to use 32GBx2 3600MHz RAM kit with AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960x Processor?

    Hi guys, I have Asus ROG Zenith II Extreme Alpha Motherboard with AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960x processor. It is mentioned 3200MHz in the processor's product page. See the screenshot below; I would like to purchase G.Skill TrideztZ Neo RAM since its the best option for Threadripper...
  38. yee-haw

    Question Can I put a 1050Ti in an XPS 8940?

    My friend recently got this ( computer and I wanted to give him my old 1050Ti for an easy upgrade, but on the website it said there wasn’t a port for it. Would he still be able to put in the 1050Ti and...
  39. Moeguy

    [SOLVED] Case and Liquid cooler compatibility

    I recently bought the NZXT H510 Elite case and the NZXT Kraken M22 Liquid cooler. I am really new to this stuff and didn’t do my research. Basically I bought the m22 which is one single fan because I thought it wouldn’t fit two fans with the radiator in the case thinking it would be attached to...
  40. F

    [SOLVED] Memory compatibility

    Hello, I wanted to expand the memory on my PC so i planned on buying a new RAM module but the one i have is a Kingston Hyper X 8gb 2400Mhz module with the part code HX424C15FB2/8 and the only one i can find is the HX424C15FB3/8 so i'mnot sure if i'll be able to run them on dual channel. Pls help