Forum discussion tagged with compabilitiy.
  1. H

    Question i7 4790k with an old ECS B85H3-M

    Hi everybody. I recently recieved an RX 6400 as a gift, so I could upgrade my old PC with an i5 4440 and 32 GB RAM (1600 Mhz). It is a big difference and they work great but I noticed the i5 is bottlenecking GPU in some games, so I was thinking to get an 4790k. Not sure if my mobo (ECS B85H3-M)...
  2. kyler1268

    Question What are safe upgrade options that fit this motherboard

    I currently have this motherboard Manufacture: Dell Inc. Model: 07KY25 Bus-specs: PCI-Express 3.0 (8.0 GT/S) Chipset: Intel BIOS: 1.10 Date: 11/24/2016 and its currently using a Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz Frequency: 3.912 GHz Number of cores: 2 Threads: 4 L1 cache: 128 KB...
  3. kaphy

    Question Different RAM timing compatability

    Hello, I recently bought a RAM stick the same as the one I already had so they can both run in dual channel, both are Kingston Fury Beast ddr4 16gb 3200mhz, looking at CPU-Z they are in fact in dual channel mode but in the SPD tab I noticed they are from a different manufacturer (one is Kingston...
  4. Celalyvan

    Question RAM Mhz support for Aorus B450M

    HI! I'm currently in the grand crusade of buying a new set up, and since in my country (buying in amazon is not an option for Argentina, sorry guys :( ) there is kindda not many Motherboards & CPUs options, at least at the moment of writing this post, I was wondering: I have an Aorus B450M...
  5. Psycho381

    [SOLVED] Higher RAM frequency than the CPU supports

    My CPU supports ram speed up to 2666mhz, is there a point in upgrading to 3200mhz, are there any benefits going above 2666 ( mostly regarding FPS, but other stuff to) Full pc spec: RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws 2133mhz cl15 (2x16gb) Cpu: i7 8700k cpu info Gpu: MSI 1070ti data sheet, next week...
  6. th3reaperskullpt

    Question Upgrading to a Ryzen 7 5800x3d, help needed.

    Hello everyone, in the future I should upgrade the Ryzen 5 2600 to a Ryzen 7 5800x3d but I'm having doubts if my board currently holds up in terms of VRM the processor. MSI B450 VDH PRO MAX, It's a board that I still intend to use, I wasn't really looking to buy another board, if that's the...
  7. Y

    [SOLVED] Question about ram compatibility

    My computer currently has 2 sticks of 4gb DDR4 G.Skill F4-2133C15D-8GVR. I was wondering if the 4gb DDR4 G.Skill F4-2400C15D-8GVR would be compatible. They both have everything the same expect the model number from what I can tell.
  8. Ryoto

    Question Only ram lights up when gpu plugged in but everything works when it’s not plugged in what do I do?

    I have -prosseur: ryzen 7 5700g -gpu: gigabyte 3060 -motherboard: x570s aorus elite ax Ram: 2x 16gb t-force Case: Corsair 5000x CPU cooler: Corsair Icue h150i elite capelix Psu: 850w 80+ gold Storage 1tb so everything works normally when gpu not plugged it gets the graphics from my cpu but when...
  9. R

    Question RGB Fan light stays on and will not sync with software ?

    Hi Guys, I am a new to the forums. Please bare with me as I am also learning. I recently bought these fans for my self build. It says they work with numerous lighting software's but they don't. I've tried all of them, as on the box but the fans...
  10. Potato825

    [SOLVED] Is the Corsair H100i RGB PLATINUM SE compatible with am5?

    I have a brand new Corsair H100i RGB PLATINUM SE just laying around and I know a lot of am4 coolers are compatible with am5 boards but only if they don't use a custom backplate but I don't know if this cooler does uses one for the amd installaiton. I do know that a custom backplate is used for...
  11. T

    [SOLVED] xeon processor upgrade compatability

    Hello, I have a xeon w3550 in my lenovo s20 and am looking to upgrade to a xeon 5690. Same socket and tdp. Anything unusual I should be concerned about as far as compatibility goes? Ie propietary chipset? Thanks a bunch. Kind regards, -David
  12. yeetman9013

    Question i need to find the best lga 2011 cpu for my mobo

    i have an intel x79g 2011 mobo and the current cpu is a Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2609 0 @ 2.40GHz 2.40 GHz, can somone help me find the best cpu's possible? im having trouble with it.
  13. Druantia

    Question Building a new PC and it doesn't turn on with the old graphic card

    Hi, I'm building a new PC after my old one stopped turning on. Long story short it was a broken motherboard, so I set up to build a new one. I've got a new motherboard, CPU, RAM, and PSU. However I kept the disks and graphic card (my idea is to save for a new one in a few months). After...
  14. Max Lazer

    Question nVidia Driver 516.59 Cannot Detect Hardware

    I'm trying to update the drivers on my laptop, however when I try to install the current driver one of two things happen. If I use the GeForce Experience update option, the driver downloads but doesn't proceed past that point. If I try manually installing the driver, even if I have cleaned out...
  15. xoutostrela

    Question MSI MAG B460M Mortar WiFi - RAM Compatibility

    So I'm going to upgrade to an i5-10400F 2.9Ghz, nothing serious, just a small upgrade from my old i3-7100... Together with the MSI MAG B460M Mortar WiFi. My current rig runs on 16Gigs of ram from G.Skill (F4-2400C17D-16GIS ) So in the MSI page about the Ram compatibility i searched the ram code...
  16. J

    [SOLVED] AMD Component Compatibility

    Hi everyone, Had the itch to finally upgrade my desktop that has been out of commission for a while. Currently have an AMD 1600X on an ASUS ROG Strix 350b II motherboard (pretty old system haha). I've been looking to buy either a rtx 3060 or 3060ti and a 5600X. I was surprised when i plugged...
  17. 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
  18. Crazyfireboy

    [SOLVED] 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...
  19. 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.
  20. baynoma

    [SOLVED] 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...
  21. C

    [SOLVED] 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
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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?
  33. 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.
  34. 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...
  35. 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?
  36. 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...
  37. 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.
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...