Forum discussion tagged with compatability.
  1. O

    Question SSD Compatability with my motherboard

    simple question: Does this SSD Transcend TS1TSSD225S compatible with motherboard Asus H81M-R?
  2. J

    Question Why is my AM4 Motherboard not compatible with known AMD CL18 Corsair Vengeance RAM?

    Hi everyone. Current components: MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) (AM4) AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-Core Processor Corsair VENGEANCE LPX 16GB 4x4GB 3200MHz CL-3200 CL15 - ( CMK16GX4M4B3200C16) Recently bought components: Corsair VENGEANCE RGB PRO DDR4 RAM 32GB (4x16GB) 3600MHz CL18 AMD Ryzen iCUE...
  3. sloke123

    Question Corsair type 3 SATA cable on RM750x, Sanity check.

    Hi, I have Corsair's RM750x power supply on my server. As the storage needs increase, I was looking for an extra SATA cable for the power supply. In our country, these original accessories are either unavailable or cost a lot (shipping + import duty). But luckily, I found the type 3 cable...
  4. T

    Question GPU and monitor compatibility ?

    Howdy, I have the following: Monitor: ASUS VG278 (might be VG278HE) GPU: AMD Radeon RX 6650 XT The problem is I have the monitor connected to the GPU by HDMI cable. Via HDMI the monitor can only output 1080p@60hz. (you can see that here right at the bottom). With my previous GPU I could...
  5. C

    Question RTX 3060 Hardware Issue or Possible Compatibility Issue on an older lower-end Computer

    This is my first time making a post here (long-time lurker, first-time user), I have run into a somewhat convoluted issue with my new RTX 3060 GPU, that IMO has two possible explanations. A little over 5 years ago, I built my first PC, a lower-end entrance gaming PC. As such, I ended up making a...
  6. Rajdip8974

    Question Will cooler master 450 watt psu be enough for this pc build?

    I have following components in my pc build- Ryzen 5 3600 Zotac gtx 1660ti gigabyte b550 ds3h wifi 2× 8 gb ddr4 ram 1×nvme 500gb 1× ssd 500gb argb cabinet with 4 fans 24 inch gaming monitor Gaming keyboard Gaming mouse
  7. TheFlash1300

    Question Is this RAM compatible with my laptop?

    I got a recommendation from Crucial's System Scanner, saying that Crucial 8GB DDR4-3200 SODIMM is compatible with my Acer Aspire A315-22 laptop, . But according to the information presented on this website: , my CPU supports only DDR4-2133, and not...
  8. L

    [SOLVED] Does this nvme ssd fit on this motherboard?

    This motherboard appears to have a built in heat sync and so does the ssd so i was wondering would the ssd still be able to be installed somewhere on the motherboard? Motherboard: SSD...
  9. 600killsx

    [SOLVED] Is The GTX 1050 TI Compatible with my Dell Optiplex 790 MT

    Getting my first graphics card and seeing a lot of conflicting opinions and answers on this site about a lot of the cards I wanted to install in my dell OptiPlex in short can this card run on my computer without 6 pins...
  10. M

    [SOLVED] Are more budget PSU cable extensions potentially dangerous

    Looking at cable extensions for my RM750x (2018). I have found 'EZDIY-FAB Sleeved Cables' on Amazon for £28, which is significantly cheaper than cable mods, is there a catch to this? Can these harm my components, and are they even compatible? The cables...
  11. O

    [SOLVED] is this SSD compatible with my motherboard?

    My primary ssd is a bit full cause of windows and photoshop so i have no room for games on it anymore, I wanted to add another SSD specifically for games so I was wondering if this specific SSD would be compatible with my motherboard? Heres my motherboard...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] Will a GTX 1050 TI be compatible with my system?

    I'm buying a psu and a gpu soon and I would just like to know if a GTX 1050 Ti would be compatible with my specs. My specs are : Motherboard : MSI FM2-A55M-E33 CPU : AMD A8-5600K GPU : Integrated AMD Radeon 7560D. It's the one that came with the motherboard (I think) PSU : Powerlogic...
  13. J

    [SOLVED] B450 Aorus Pro Cpu compatibility

    I'm currently speccing out a system for a friend of mine, and im giving him my old B450 Aorus Pro board. I thinking of choosing the Ryzen 5 1600 as the cpu as he is on a fairly tight budget, but on the CPU compatibility chart on the boards website it has two specific models of the cpu that it's...
  14. Krys2000

    [SOLVED] Can I use a laptop charger from a different manufacturer if it supplies the same Power Requirements of my laptop?

    Hey guys, what I'm trying to do is revive an old laptop of mine, specifically a Samsung NC210. The factory power adapter died long ago and from what I've seen buying a new one off of Ebay will cost me over €200 (Definitely not giving that much for an adapter) I found a Lenovo one for €8 and its...
  15. Burnsy69

    [SOLVED] B350M RAM compatability

    My motherboard is a B350M Bazooka- I am just wondering if an 8X2GB kit of Crucial Ballistix will be compatible? My motherboard only states 2933(OC), 3200(OC) so I'm not sure. Any help would be appreciated thanks!
  16. M

    [SOLVED] Part Compatibility

    Ill make it quick and simple, will a GTX 1660 be compatible with the following parts. Mobo: MSI 970 Gaming CPU: FX-8750 GPU: GTX 660 Ti Ram: 2x4GB ddr3 1866 PSU: 700W 80+ Case space isn't a problem Thanks so much in advance for the time out of your day.
  17. V

    [SOLVED] Which M.2 Keys are compatible with which sockets?

    Hi everyone, I've been looking all over the internet, but I just can't seem to find any information on M.2 Key compatability. To give context on the situation, I currently need to replace a broken wifi card on an Asus ROG Strix GL703GE laptop. The current wifi card inside the system is an Intel...
  18. J

    [SOLVED] Can I add a PCI 2 card to a computer with only PCI E slots?

    I've been getting into music production and my dad gave me this old MIDI expansion card for my PC that he payed a forture for back in the early 2000s. This would be great, but at the moment I've got a B-350 motherboard which has no PCI 3 slots and this is a PCI 3 card. This is probably not...
  19. W

    [SOLVED] Can I put a 120mm RGB case fan (eg corsair LL120) onto a Cooler Master 212 Hyper?

    Been lurking for a while, first time poster, sorry if this is kinda word salad. I got this computer built by a retailer, and chose a cooler master hyper 212 black as my CPU cooler. When I was upgrading the CPU and mobo I realised that the CM allows for an 'optional fan', a second one on the...
  20. S

    [SOLVED] Is my motherboard compatible? pls help

    Hi I am just about to buy some new ram tonight, and I was hoping someone could quickly check this for me as I am a bit unsure, I was wondering if my mb is compatible with this ram my motherboard: h310m pro-m2 (ms-7b28) the ram i want to buy...
  21. MrBlyat

    [SOLVED] Is my hardware compatible?

    I have been planning on building a computer for quite a long time now, but a new problem just came to my mind, BIOS I plan on using the Ryzen 1600AF CPU along with the Asrock ab350 motherboard, so I would like to ask, is there any way to know if the bios will be compatible? Is there any...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] Parts compatibility for NZXT H1 Mini-ITX

    Hi all, Building my first PC and have decided to use the NZXT H1 as the case. I've got a list of potential products which all seem to be fine together but just wanted to double check here. Particularly in terms of physical restrictions of the case but also i.e. matching ram speed to processor...
  23. Rupert_Aqua

    [SOLVED] Is my ram compatible with my pc?

    Yesterday I bought 2 new sticks of ram for my gaming pc specs are: Amd Ryzen 5 2600 6 core processor 3.40ghz Gtx 1050ti ASRock A320M-DVS R3.0 Hyperx 2x4GB 1200 MHz DIMM The ram i purchased is
  24. N

    Question What is this?

    Hi Guys, can a ASUS ROG Strix Arion M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure fit into a desktop/motherboard??
  25. J

    [SOLVED] Trident Z RGB Compatible With ASRock b450m Steel Legend?

    System Info: Case: Fractal Design Meshify C CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 Mobo: ASRock B450m Steel Legend RAM: 2x8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 2400 PSU: Corsair CX650M Recently, I've been looking into upgrading my memory in my system. I recently purchased G.Skill Ripjaws V 3600MHz only to find out after...
  26. R

    Question Would the MSI Z390-A Pro Motherboard be compatible with my build?

    Perhaps this isn't the best category to ask this in, but I'm thinking of purchasing an MSI Z390-A Pro Motherboard to go with the rest of my pc components and I'm not certain it will be compatible. The reason I'm getting a new motherboard is because my last was incompatible and I didn't realise...
  27. joshua3313

    LENOVO Y700-15ISK RAM Upgrade: Will this work?

    Hello people, I'd like to upgrade my laptop with another 8GB of DDR4-2133mhz RAM stick to expand my current 8GB to 16GB. I have the Lenovo Y700-15ISK which has this RAM stick currently installed: I found this stick...
  28. O

    [SOLVED] Gen 4 M.2 Fitting on Board with Protective Shielding

    Have not built a case in 7 years and things have changed a bit. I have a question about this board . If you look at the areas where the M.2 drives go, they are "covered" over by some kind of protective shielding. Now, if you look at this new Gen 4 M.2 drive from Corsair, it has some pretty...
  29. naivettv

    [SOLVED] Nvidia Geforce 1030 SLI Compatability

    I currently have a Nvidia GTX 1060 in my computer, and I just installed a Nvidia GT 1030 as well. Everything seems to work fine but I noticed I can't see the 1030 using task manager or any other program I have to check my specs and so I dont know if it is actually doing anything. Both GPU fans...
  30. I

    [SOLVED] Epson L3150 and L4150 Inks

    Hello! I have an Epson L3150 and L4150. The L3150 uses Epson 003 ink while the L4150 uses 001 ink. I'm having a hard time finding 003 Black. So, I was wondering if I could use the 001 Ink that is meant for the L4150 in the L3150. Would it damage my printer? They are both relatively new so...
  31. J

    [SOLVED] Can I add a Wifi/Bluetooth adapter to my motherboard?

    I built my own desktop back in the day, and am now looking to put in WiFi/Bluetooth. I found this adapter, but saw in the description "Compatible with Intel Motherboard". Does this mean it's only compatible with Intel, or will any motherboard support such an addition? My motherboard: ASUS H170...
  32. M

    [SOLVED] Compatibility when upgrading

    Hi guys, I made a budget pc around 5 years ago and wanted to upgrade its graphics card. I'm not too sure on any compatibility issues I may have though since i've never upgraded. I used to have an AMD Radeon R9 270X 2GB 16X PCIe Video Card and want to upgrade it to a GTX 1060 and was wondering...
  33. L

    [SOLVED] How do I know if a graphics card is compatible with the rest of my pc? (need to upgrade from a Asus 1GB D5 X HD7770)

    Hi, I have a pc with the following components: Motherboard: Asus B85M-E Processor: Intel Core i5-4440 (1150 socket) PSU: Cooler Master B600 (600W) RAM: 16GB DDR3 HD: 2 x 1TB (WD blue + black) Disc drive: LG GH24NS And up to last week: Graphics card: Asus 1GB D5 X HD7770 Built in December...
  34. V

    Question Will having 4 of a certain ram model not work with my motherboard?

    Hello, I currently have two 8gb ram sticks in my motherboard and I'm looking to get more. The type I have is the Corsair Vengeance LPX and the QVL list for my motherboard is here . It says under the part number that the current sticks I have won't be supported by the DIMM socket if I use more...
  35. S

    [SOLVED] Will these parts work together? Asus wasn't much help

    Hi; i also went to pcpartpicker(asus suggested) site and my motherboard wasn't listed and the suggested memory i saw was not on Asus QVL. Hoping you guys can give me the go ahead on my upgrade. So i have a case; coolermaster 450d, a Corsair RM650 PSU, and GPU is the RX560. Asus said the Gpu...
  36. Z

    [SOLVED] Help me identify what model is this noctua cooler.

    Hi !So my friend gave my this noctua cooler but he doesn't know any details. Can you help me find out what model it is and if is compatible with an AM4 socket because it might be an older model. Cooler pics: View:
  37. L

    [SOLVED] how does this build look?

    Hello, im building a high-end gaming pc and ive been researching a bit this is what i came up with: GPU: RTX 2070 Super CPU: Core i7 9700K MBO: Gigabyte z390 auros Ultra RAM: Corsair 16gb RGB PRO 3200mhz SSD: 970 evo plus 1tb PSU: Corsair rm850x CPU COOLER: corsair h100i pro CASE: fractal...
  38. J

    [SOLVED] Gigabyte ga-970 Gaming SLI m.2 compatibility

    I cant find out what m.2 drives will fit in my motherboard. On the gigabyte site it says my motherboard's m.2 is PCie Gen2 x4 but I cant figure out which drive would fit. I used pcpartpicker for compatibility and it showed me two different types of m.2 drives that were compatible but im not sure...
  39. M

    [SOLVED] NVMe SSD with Win10 (using PCIe adapter) not shown in BIOS, yet shown in Disk Manager

    Build: SSD added: M.2 to PCIe adapter: Issue: Installed SAMSUNG 970...
  40. G

    [SOLVED] CPU fans and case fans compatability and some general fan questions.

    Im looking to buy the "Be quiet! BL044 Pure Wings 2 80 mm 3-Pin" (Case fan) and the "Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO" (CPU fan). My motherboard is very old which is why im concerned about the combatability, this is the MSI H81M-E34, and also my CPU is a i7-4790 (no k) if this effects the CPU fan...