Forum discussion tagged with compatabilility.
  1. J

    Question Will my motherboard be able to run MSI Gaming AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 8GB GDDR6 128-Bit

    I currently have a gigabyte B450M DS3H (1.x) and purchased a MSI Gaming AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 8GB GDDR6 128-Bit HDMI/DP Torx Fan RGB Graphics Card (RX 6600 XT Gaming X 8G). I know my motherboard is a little outdated and wanted to know if I would run into issues trying to put this gpu into my...
  2. luneki

    Question Any advice on my new build?

    Hi everyone! I'm building a new PC and I'd like your opinion on it. Any advice is welcome. I already have the monitor, but I added it so it's clear I'll be running at 3440 x 1440 Link: CPU: i7-13700KF MoBo: Asus ROG STRIX B660-A GAMING WIFI D4 GPU...
  3. F

    Question Will a 2060 fit into my motherboard?

    I have a Fatal1ty Z77 Professional-M and i am looking to upgrade the graphics card to a 2060. Would it work? I have an intel i7-3300k cpu if that matters
  4. M

    Question Is an M.2 NVMe SSD compatible with my Asus FX553VD - DM013T (FX553V) laptop ?

    I'm planning on purchasing the Samsung EVO 970 PLUS 500GB M.2 2280 NVMe drive, I tried googling but there are conflicting reports. Here's a picture of my laptops m.2 slot I'd really appreciate if you could help me identify whether it supports the Samsung EVO 970 PLUS 500GB M.2 NVME 2280 drive
  5. ZaGorTeNay

    [SOLVED] Are these components compatible?

    Hello, this is my first post :) Just a quick question. Are the following components compatible? Without any tinkering or manual bios updates. Out of the box so to say. CPU: Intel i3 10100 or intel i5 10400 MB: Gigabyte H410M S2H V3 RAM: Kingston DDR4 16GB 3200 Mhz KF432C16BBK2/16 SSD: Kingston...
  6. Brawls

    Question Looking for help upgrading my system

    Couple years back, I purchased an Alienware Aurora R11. Running into some thermal/noise issues now and I'm looking to move as much as possible into a new case. I haven't built a new rig in 5-6 years, so I'm hoping for some help to make sure what I'm considering will work out. I don't have a...
  7. F

    Question Looking for a graphics card less than 305mm long and compatible with 650W PSU

    Hi all, I have a tricky choice to do. I need a graphics card (obviously the most performant possible) but I have 2 hard constraints: It needs to be less than 305mm long to fit my case (NZXT H1 old generation). Exact dimensions here...
  8. G

    [SOLVED] compatibility Asus tuf motherboard & Ryzen 7 cpu

    So I'm building for my son...just wondering is there any compatibility issues between this Ryzen 7 cpu and Asus tuf gaming X570 as it says it's compatibility for 2nd and 3rd generation Ryzen CPUs. Thanka in advance
  9. T

    [SOLVED] Giving my friend my old RX 480, we need help with the rest of the build

    Hello! Ive always had good luck with people giving good advice on here so I am back again to seek aid in looking over this build we put together in order to make my friends first computer with my old RX 480 I am giving to him. Anything helps and thank you very much...
  10. M

    Question Yellow light on motherboard

    I recently bought new ram, but whenever I put it in I get a yellow light on my motherboard and the computer won’t boot. I have a B450F motherboard with a Ryzen 5 2600. I was running on some Corsair 2666mhz ram before and now I have upgraded to some Kingston Fury 3600mzh Cl17-21-21 memory which...
  11. J

    [SOLVED] RTX 3080 Ti on an ASUS Maximus Formula VI Motherboard?

    Hey folks, I'm looking to upgrade my wholly underpowered graphics card on a build I did in 2014. I currently can't afford a new system but a GPU boost would probably keep me going for a while yet and the machine was built with decent bits to begin with. I get that I'll probably need to upgrade...
  12. C

    Question Is a Asus Tuf gtx 1650 compatible with a ASRock 960gm-gs3 fx motherboard.

    I am tryin to put together one of my old computers so my nephew can play modded Minecraft and other steam games on it but the only graphics card i could find at the time was a gtx 1650 which doesnt seem to work with the motherboard i have, to my understanding all pcie graphics cards and slots...
  13. D

    [SOLVED] Corsair dimm compatibility

    Hi I've got 32GB ram in my system at the moment, which 2 x 16GB dimms, corsair part number CM4X16GC3200C16K4. I've got 2 empty slots on the mother board , which supports up to 64GB so I wanted to just buy 2 more of the same dimms but I cant find them anywhere, at least not at a reasonable...
  14. Airlo

    [SOLVED] Does the ASRock A320M-HDV support the Athlon 3000G Proccessor?

    I checked the model number of the Athlon 3000G that I am looking at [] then I checked the supported models of the ASRock A320M-HDV and it did not appear to be on the list. I then checked the AMD website and...
  15. C

    [SOLVED] What should I upgrade my Cpu to?

    Current Specs : GPU-6600XT CPU- R5 1600 2x8 Gb Ram 2600mhz 500w psu corsair Motherboard - MSI B350M Gaming Pro Micro Atx So i just got my 6600xt and used to have a 1060 3gb card and in games I'm getting almost worst fps and most of the time stuttering while playing. Seeing what CPU i should...
  16. 600killsx

    [SOLVED] Can i put a GTX 1060 3gb in my Dell Optiplex 790 MidTower

    Can i put a gtx 1060 3gb in my dell OptiPlex 790 MT, this is considering I have a psu and that can power it and if I can't my specs: I72600, 16gb ram, 2tbHDD. what gpu can I put in my budget build to play warzone at minimum 40-50 or 60 fps View:
  17. R

    [SOLVED] Motherboard GPU Compatibility

    Hey All, I'm thinking of upgrading my graphics card from a Nvaida Geforce GTX 1080 TI to a Nvaida Geforce RTX 3090, and I'm wondering if my motherboard, Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC), would be compatible. Thank you.
  18. D

    [SOLVED] F4-3200C14D-16GFX on Intel (Designed for AMD)

    According to this ram Kit is designed for AMD Ryzen systems. I look at the QVL and my motherboard is listed as compatible/supported... Designed for the latest AMD Ryzen...
  19. S

    [SOLVED] Will my 24 pin atx motherboard work with 20+4 pin psu?

    Will these components work together? 1.Motherboard: Gigabyte b450 Aorus pro wifi 2.Psu: Gigabyte p550b
  20. BigFhungus

    [SOLVED] Are these fans compatible with my motherboard?

    Hi I am looking to replace the fans in my PC and I want to know if they are compatible with my motherboard, here are the fans I am wanting to get, my motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-x58a-ud3r, and i am using windows 10. if they are not directly compatible what can I use to make them compatible...
  21. J

    [SOLVED] LGA 1200 - ADATA Memory Compatibility - (Not on QVL)

    Hi all, Anyone out there with more insight than myself, how can I check if the below memory kit is supported on any of these ASRock LGA 1200 motherboards? This kit isn't present on any motherboard QVL's, & there doesn't appear to be a QVL for it on the ADATA website. How likely is it this will...
  22. needanewpc420

    [SOLVED] Is this GT-1030 compatible with my prebuilt PC motherboard?

    I'm looking to upgrade from my i7-6700's integrated graphics to a GT-1030. I currently own a prebuilt office PC. This is the PC: I want to upgrade it to a Gigabyte GT-1030, but I'm wondering if...
  23. P

    [SOLVED] Will I have any incompatibility problems with these upgrades?

    So, for the past 3 or 4 years, I've been rocking the MOBO: MSI H110M PRO-VH (MS-7996) PROC: Intel Pentium G4560 @ 3.50ghz GPU: GTX 1050 Ti 4GB VRAM DUAL FAN RAM: BLS8G4D240FSB.16FARG Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 8GB PC4-19200 DDR4-2400MHz non-ECC Unbuffered CL16 (16-16-16-39) 288-Pin DIMM 1.2V...
  24. R

    [SOLVED] Does my GPU fit

    Hello guys. I am currently having an MSI radeon rx 5700xt gaming X and i am planning on doing a custom (cpu only) watercooled build in the thermaltake core p3. I will be using an EKWB CE 420mm rad and a 220 DDC pump re combo also from EK. Tho idk if it will fit. Thermaltake claims only graphics...
  25. S

    [SOLVED] New RAM perhaps ?

    been a while since I've updated any part of my PC and some games are getting a little choppy and freezes sometimes. Not the latest games but games such as B&S, Vindictus, and even emulator games. Got: G.Skill RipjawsX 8GB DDR-3 1866mHz AMD FX8320 Black Edition 8 Core Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 GeForce...
  26. B

    Question Can I use an RTX GPU?

    I'm pretty sure I know the answer but with this setup would I be able to properly swap my GPU for one of the new RTX series. MB-MSI Performance GAMING AMD X470 Ryzen 2 AM4 DDR4 Onboard Graphics CFX ATX Motherboard (X470 GAMING PLUS) RAM-32GB DDR4 HDs-2TB M.2, 500GB M.2 for OS CPU- Ryzen 7 2700...
  27. B

    [SOLVED] Can Asus H170 Pro motherboard BIOS be updated to be compatible with Intel i5-9600k processor?

    Thought I had a good idea of everything as far as upgrading goes, then I went in to try my new CPU, and my PC doesn't turn on lol. I'm pretty sure after some research that it's the motherboard being incompatible. I don't know if updating motherboards is a thing, or if it's just in need of an...
  28. M

    [SOLVED] RAM memory for a new PC.

    Hello, i am going to build a new PC with the following parts : i7-10700K Asus STRIX Z490 - H Gaming GTX 3060 Ti HX1000i Deepcool gamer storm Assassin III And my question is whether i should go for Trident Z RGB NEO 3600/3200MHz, Trident Z RGB 3200MHz, Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB 3200MHz or HyperX...
  29. venetskiiviko12

    Question need help with RAM compatibility - (new module not working)

    I have 4GB 1333mhz DDR3 RAM and I recently bought another 1333mhz 8GB stick which causes the PC to just turn on an off constantly, not booting up, whether I use it alongside the old stick or not. I've tried changing the CMOS battery, updating the BIOS (<which actually made it last less time...
  30. L

    [SOLVED] Want to upgrade graphics card, but dont know what will work with my current motherboard.

    Want to upgrade graphics card, but I dont know what is compatible with current set up. AMD FX-6300 processor, 16GB system memory, 1TB hard drive, geforce gtx 1050ti, nex 650g powersupply, Gigabyte Ga-78LMT-USB3 (motherboard). I just got a vive and I know my processor is also lacking for it as...
  31. C

    [SOLVED] Will this all fit and work correctly?

    I am looking to upgrade my fan,ram and ssd, will these parts work together? and is the fan ok or is there another one that will work?
  32. C

    [SOLVED] BSODs because my cpu is incompatible?

    Hi everyone I have an issue with BSODs and I custom built my pc with the help of microcenter. But on pcpartpicker it says " Warning! Some AMD B450 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update prior to using Matisse CPUs. Upgrading the BIOS may require a different CPU that is supported by older...
  33. PhilBar

    [SOLVED] CPU and RAM compatibility

    Backstory: Hello this is going to be a simple question to people that are more knowledgable about this stuff than me. I've recently upgraded my gtx 960 to a gtx 1070 ti and after trying out Cyberpunk I noticed severe bottlnecking from my CPU (i5-6500) I wasn't aware about this issue before...
  34. BakedBeansHU

    [SOLVED] Is the rx 470 compatible with h61 h2 m2 v1.0?

    Need help does anyone know if an rx 470 is compatible with ecs h61 h2 m2 v1.0?
  35. D

    [SOLVED] Will my motherboard need BIOS update for CPU

    I have a Gigabyte B550 AORUS PRO AC ATX Motherboard and have ordered a Ryzen 7 5800X CPU will I need to update my BIOS for this and if so how will I download to a system which cant boot without a CPU?
  36. StinkyEarTV

    [SOLVED] B550i Aorus pro ax argb

    Hello, I am going to get a Gigabyte aorus B550i pro ax and was wondering if it had any argb/rgb headers to power the lights on some of my fans as well as my aio lights. The liquid cooler is the MSI mag core liquid 240R- AIO RGB. And the fans I will be using Are EZDIY-FAB moonlight 120mm rgb case...
  37. C

    [SOLVED] Hi so i just purchased some new ram for my system!! and i checked the compatibitlity aspect but didnt check the my max speed of my motherboard and CPU

    so I just purchased some G.SKILL Ripjaws ddr4 3200 2x8 set of ram and I checked the compatibility but not the max frequency how do I check for that and I need some help because I'm now nervous it wont work with my computer. specs: Ryzen...
  38. H

    [SOLVED] Carrying over parts from swap of i5-4690k to Ryzen 5 3600

    Hey guys, would appreciate the input as it has been almost 7 years since I built my rig. I am expecting a nice stream of used Zen 2 CPUs coming up for sale and was planning on buying one preferably with a mobo. Other than the memory which I will have to buy since I have DDR3 now, I will...
  39. Shinobido

    [SOLVED] Question RAMs

    This is me first post, i appreciate all answers, can work 2x8gb single channel and 2x8gb dual channel? That's is 32gb in total functionally ?
  40. 9

    Question Are these parts all comparable, and do you have any suggested changes?

    Will the parts I listed all be compatible? (I'll be taking storage and the PSU from my current PC) Also, should I go with the NH-D15 or the D15S? (it looks like the second fan of the D15 will block the fan of the 3080/3090) It also says...