compatability

Forum discussion tagged with compatability.
  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. O

    Question 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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!
  8. 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.
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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 https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01ARHBBPS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  16. N

    Question What is this?

    Hi Guys, can a ASUS ROG Strix Arion M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure fit into a desktop/motherboard??
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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: https://tweakers.net/pricewatch/772063/hynix-hma41gs6afr8n-tf/specificaties/ I found this stick...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
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    [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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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: https://m.imgur.com/a/pk6B4Y8
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. M

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

    Build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/FPkQFt SSD added: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07M7Q21N7/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 M.2 to PCIe adapter: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075MDH28Y/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Issue: Installed SAMSUNG 970...
  32. 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...
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    Question DDR4 2400 not working with Athlon 200GE build but is working with i5-6400 build. Why?

    I'm building a PC that I can't get to display anything (although the mobo gets power). Athlon 200GE Asus Prime A320K-M G.Skill Value DDR4 2400 8GB (2X4) Corsair CXM (2015) 450W This PC won't display anything using the gskill ram, but when I put in ram from another PC (HyperX Fury DDR4 2133...
  34. S

    Question Will it be compatible with my system?

    My birthday passed a few months ago and my sister has promised me to buy me a GPU this july, I'm just wondering if a GTX 760 would be compatible with my specs. Zotac GTX 760 OC System specs : Motherboard - msi FM2-A55M-E33 CPU - amd A8-5600K GPU - integrated / unknown Ram - 1x4gb (getting...
  35. garlicc juice

    [SOLVED] Is everything in this build compatible?

    So i have some questions , just want to make sure everything is going to be ok when i build this . 1.Does this gpu support freesync? 2.Will evo 212 Black fit the Cooler Master Chassis MASTERBOX Q300L ? 3.Is the mobo in this build an overkill? CPU - AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4GHz GPU - Sapphire...
  36. techflame700

    [SOLVED] What motherboard should I get?

    I am going to be using an i5 9600K. I am deciding between the Gigabyte Z370XP SLI and the Gigabyte Z390 Gaming X. I kinda want to use the Z370XP SLI because of its additional USB headers and a better audio chip but I am worried about compatibility. Will the Z370XP SLI ship with a compatible...
  37. Gosraj

    Question One Final Check

    Just making one final post to confirm that everything here is compatible and nothing is bottlenecked or anything like that before I start purchasing things. https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Gosraj/saved/wmzNqs I might overclock things just a teeny bit, but only if I can do it with this current...
  38. F

    Question Adapting Heat Sink to AM4 Socket?

    Hi, I have this very old heat sink, as shown in the picture below, that I would like to adapt to my AM4 motherboard. The heat sink is aftermarket so it has detachable mounting brackets, and was previously in an LGA775 socket. Can I buy mounting clips to fit this heat sink to my new motherboard...
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    Question New GPU, but I only get a black screen

    Hello, I tried to upgrade from a GT 630 to a RX 570 today. I got a new PSU aswell, so power should not be the problem. Anyway, I put the new card on the motherboard (the motherboard is very old and crappy, but it does have a pcie 16x slot) but when turning the PC on there is no video at all, I...
  40. L

    Question Do I need to change any settings (in Bios etc)

    I’ve got a Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H with an i5-4590 & I’m going to swap the i5 for an i7-4790K. I know the motherboard isn’t great for gaming & I certainly won’t be doing any overclocking. But these are the components I have in front of me. Can I just swap the cpu’s & away I go? Or are there...