Forum discussion tagged with compatibility.
  1. SparkyTech934

    [SOLVED] HP Z640 Workstation "Pre-Video Graphic Card error"

    Hello. I just bought a used HP Z640, and was in the initial stages of setting the device up at my home. I started by clearing the CMOS, and reverting any changes by the previous owner of the device in the firmware so I could set things up how I wanted them. I noticed that legacy support was...
  2. A

    [SOLVED] PcPartPicker List Help

    Hey, so i am trying to set up the specs for this PC - my uncle who is a computer tech by trade is helping me build it, but i would really like to do this part without having to constantly bother him with additions and subtractions from a build Anyway i've done some research, figured out what...
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    Question how speedy and how much RAM for a new build

    I've decided on the CPU and motherboard but am fatigued after researching what RAM to choose. For a new build, I'm going with the AMD Ryzen 7 5700G CPU and the MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk. I'll be using the CPU's built-in graphics instead of buying a discrete graphics card. I do not intend to...
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    Question Do I need a new case for new build

    I'm planning a new build using the Ryzen 5700G, 16GB RAM (tbd) and the MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk. I plan to re-use my existing HDs and CD/DVD drive - a total of 3 SATA devices. I'm not so sure about the case (an older Antec with 3 5.25 external bays, multiple internal 3.5 bays and 2 x USB 2.0...
  5. khauamx5

    [SOLVED] Can I Use 2 GTX 1650 Super for rendering?

    so... I have a low end xeon that can pushes the gtx 1650 super, but not higher end cards, so instead of buying 1 higher end card I would like to know, if it is possible to use 2 gtx 1650 super for rendering? like both working at the same time? I have seem a few rendering videos where 2 gpus...
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    Question Is it possible to run 2 kits of the same models at 3200Mhz?

    I have 2 kits of 2x8gb Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 3200Mhz (CMW16GX4M2C3200C16) and I was wondering if it's possible to run all of the 4 sticks at 3200Mhz or atleast at 3000Mhz. Essentially they're the same kits but I know that they're not tested together but even though I can run 1 ram each from...
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    [SOLVED] how long is the front led strip of the Msi vampiric 010x case? but of the 011c case?

    I want to replace the led strip of the vampiric case 011c with the led strip of the MSI 010x case, does anyone know if they have the same dimensions? thank you! msi 011c: msi 010x...
  8. Sumsar07

    Question Is the R5 3600 compatible with msi b450 v2 bazooka

    I have a Arsenal Gaming MSI b450 v2 bazooka, and im upgrading my cpu. And i was wondering if it is vompatible with a ryzen 5 3600, without me having to update the bios.
  9. Iver Hicarte

    Question PCPartPicker Compatibility Issue

    Greetings, I am currently making a system build in PCPartPicker and I have finally finished making a decision on what parts to buy and upgrade to, but there is one thing bugging me, a system compatibility issue that says "The Asus ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard has an additional...
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    Question CPU upgrade for Valorant/CPU compatibility

    I want to play Valorant with my friends, but when turning graphics down and doing some other tricks to make it smoother, I'm still dropping below 60fps (which in my opinion is unbearable in a first person shooter game) therefore I am looking to get a CPU upgrade as I think that will benefit me...
  11. Sumsar07

    Question Can i use 3200mhz ram with a cpu that only supports 2667?

    I have a ryzen 5 1500x which only supports 2667 mhz ram, but i have some hyperx ram that is clocked at 3200mhz, can i use that ram, or will it hurt my pc?
  12. Schereizer

    [SOLVED] Does any GPU chip manufactured by different brands compatible to different PSU Wattage?

    Clarifying my question, I'm planning to buy a GPU (ASRock RX 5600 XT Phantom Gaming D3) and saw their recommended PSU which is 650W according to their website, however I currently have Corsair CV550 (550W). But upon checking at AMD and GAME-DEBATE website, they stated that 550W is enough for...
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    [SOLVED] Buying new GPU/Compatibility

    Hello everyone who's reading this!My questions might be stupid but im no expert.Just a newbie who has to make sure that everything is compatible and will run fine.I was planning on buying a new gpu cuz i felt like gtx1650s 4gb wasn't enough.My problem was not with the gpu itslef its with the 4gb...
  14. Erik Koinberg

    Question Is this a low profile PCI bracket?

    I am wondering if the image here is of a low profile PCI bracket. Is it dual-slot, single-slot, or triple-slot (it looks like a double slot, but I am not sure) Any help would be appreciated. By the way, the bracket is around 7 cm from left to right.
  15. AnonymousMatija

    Question Is it compatible?

    Hi, I own an old computer with a Lenovo ThinkCentre A58 Tower Socket 775 71Y8458 Motherboard. I'm interested in mining Bitcoin and I have a RTX 2060 SUPER graphics card that I'm not currently using, so I was wondering if these two components are compatible? I thank you for your replies in...
  16. noxinum

    [SOLVED] Thoughts on compatibility?

    Here is a system that got tweaked to the max! What are your thoughts in terms of size compatibility?
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    Question PS3 backwards compatible / HDD storage

    I’m considering buying myself a backwards compatible version of Playstation 3, as some of it’s models are apparently backwards compatible with PS2. I would be cool to have a single device for both gaming eras. For one, however, not all PS3’s are PS2 compatible. For two, even these which are...
  18. R

    [SOLVED] Help with using overclocked RAM frequency with motherboard

    Hi all, I have never overclocked using my BIOS. However, I am going to buy a full set of used DDR3 RAM for my MSI Z68MA G45 (G3) motherboard to upgrade it, as mixing in new sticks of the same model produced errors in HCI Memtest. However, the kit I am intending to buy is 1600. The manual for...
  19. jirikcz147

    [SOLVED] Water cooling for Zalman Z1 and CPU compatibility

    Hey, I am upgrading both CPU and cooler and want to go for Ryzen 5 5600X (accepting suggestions on this as well). This is what my final build should look like: I have 2 questions: First, I understand that Celsius S24 is too big for my case (I understand...
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    Question Can I fit 4 x RTX3090s or 4 RTX 3080s into a single Extended ATX motherboard's PCI-E slots for mining? (My Z390 Godlike)

    Hello all, this is my Z390 Godlike motherboard: Do you think I can fit 4 RTX 3090s or 4 RTX 3080s into the motherboard's PCI-E slots for mining? Do you need to connect the GPUs with SLI NVLINK connectors for mining? How do some people online fit 10-50...
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    [SOLVED] Can MSI A320M-A PRO run ADATA XPG Spectrix D41 RGB 2x8GB 16GB at 3200 mhz?

    Hello there! Just sold my 5600x witch is overkill for me mostly I play FPS like CS, R6S, etc. For the money of the 5600x, I can get these parts? MBO: MSI A320M-A PRO RAM: ADATA XPG Spectrix D41 RGB 3200 MHz 2X8 16GB CPU: AMD Ryzen™ 5 1600AF Can I run XMP to 3200 MHz with this MBO because...
  22. ThePitifulOcean

    [SOLVED] Calculating the compatibility of NH-D15 cooler with vertically mounted MSI Suprim X 3090 through case PCI slot measurements?

    I recently landed an MSI Suprim X 3090 and am hoping to vertically mount it because (in my opinion), it's one of the nicest looking cards. However, my CPU cooler is the Noctua NH-D15 which is notoriously massive, if an excellent performer. I haven't bought a PC case yet, but I'm trying to...
  23. Wafcon

    [SOLVED] Cpu/Motherboard Compatibility issues

    Hey again everyone! I have a build with a GA-Z270X-Gaming K5 motherboard and was using a Intel i5 7600k in it. I tried upgrading to the i5 9600k, but the pc will not start with it in. It will turn on for a split second then off again. I know all the parts are working because I have more than...
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    [SOLVED] MSI B150 and WD Black SN750 compatibility issue

    I recently just purchased a WD Black SN750 and I'm trying to install it into my M.2 Slot on my MSI B150 M3 motherboard, I can not get it to detect in the bios. Everything I read says these should be compatible, maybe I'm wrong? I tried booting with it being the only storage device, still will...
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    [SOLVED] Motherboard and GPU compatibility. ASROCK and GTX 660

    Hey guys, trying to find out if my GTX 660 is compatible with my Asrock H110M-HDS. I have read forum after forum but it all seems to be a different variation of the H110M, Full set up will be CPU: I5-7500 MOBO: Asrock H110M-HDS RAM: Ripjaws DDR4 16GB CPU COOLER: TBD
  26. Rikis

    [SOLVED] Which is the best GPU option with I5-4460

    Hi guys wanted to ask which GPU I should choose to upgrade my current 750 TI. Right now I'm looking at GTX 960, 1050 TI and 1650 (for future upgrades). My 5 year old PC specs are: Gigabyte b85m-d3h I5-4460 16GB DDR3 Corsair VS450 I know that my motherboard is not good, but at this time I only...
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    Question Can I put my SSD on another setup and expect it to work the same?

    Hello, I would like to ask if it is okay to just plug my SSD with installed Windows 10 and other programs into my brother's desktop PC. And then boot up and expect everything to be the same. Our specs are very similar. Same CPU (i5 4690k), different brand (but same) ram and graphics card. Also I...
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    [SOLVED] B350M Mortar + 3600

    Hi, Just wondering if my motherboard supports/need to update the bios to be able to use the Ryzen 5 3600? I'm currently using 2600 atm my bios version is: "1.K0" Version: 7A37v1K I think its the latest besides the "7A37v1MV(Beta version)"...
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    [SOLVED] What should I upgrade first HDD or RAM?

    My PC Specs are - CPU - Ryzen 5 2600 GPU - GTX 1660TI MOBO- MSI B450 PRO VDH PLUS RAM- Kingston 8gb 2400mhz ram (2x4) HDD - 1TB WD Purple @5400rpm (wdc wd10PURZ-85U8XYO) SSD - ADATA 120gb ( on which I have my windows installed) PSU - Antec 500W So, I was playing zero horizon dawn complete...
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    [SOLVED] mSATA SSD in mPCIe slot

    hello, i am a tech enthusiast but know little about component power. i recently received an mSATA SSD and my old pc has a mPCIe slot. i know that some motherboards support both types of cards interchangeably but mine probably doesn’t and i’ve read that the powering is slightly different. .. is...
  31. T

    [SOLVED] Pairing Different but same ram?

    G.Skill Trident Z Royal Silver and Gold seem to be the same except for the color. If I get 2 8gb sticks of each color will it work or will error occur?
  32. J

    [SOLVED] Old Board New Graphics Card

    Hi Folks. Just wanted to double check, with those more knowledgeable than I, before taking a £500+ plunge. The Question is: Will my old Asus Maximus Formula VI board, from all the way back in 2014 be able to support an nVidia RTX 2070 gfx card? And will I need to upgrade my 750 watt PSU...
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    Question HELP! PC stuck in reset loop after CPU upgrade... shouldn't DG33BU be compatible with Q9550/Q9650?

    Hey there, so I have a DG33BU motherboard and I've been trying to run a Q9550 on it, but it always end up resetting at the Windows startup. I've tried everything, isn't this CPU supposed to be compatible with my motherboard? I've seen many people on the internet claiming to use this motherboard...
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    [SOLVED] Suitable memory for me

    I earlier installed a ram but it was incompatible because of cas # latency. Please suggest me a 8gb ram whose cas latencies matches with my current ram. As I am unable to find the correct latency . My ram is 1600 mhz 4 gb and here is its cpu-z SPD screenshot. Please, find...
  35. wattbot

    [SOLVED] GPU and motherboard compatibility

    Hi, I'm wondering if the GPU Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER GAMING OC 6G is compatible with the motherboard ASUS ROG Strix B450-F Gaming ATX Motherboard . It's mainly the GDDR6 on the GPU that makes me unsure. Thanks in advance :)
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    [SOLVED] ASRock Z270 Pro4 - Help

    Hello there. I am planning on removing my current KINGSTON 16 GB (2x8 GB) DDR4, 3000 MHz, DIMM, HyperX Predator, CL15, HX430C15PB3K2/16 ram and selling it to a friend. I was looking to get one of this: G.SKILL Trident Z Neo 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 3600MHz 288-Pin CL 16 F4-3600C16D-32GTZNC G.SKILL...
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    [SOLVED] Cannot change refresh

    I go into the advanced graphics settings and go to change my monitor refresh rate, but the only one available is 60 Hz. Monitor : Acer GN276HL connected with dual dvi w/ DVI to Display Port adapter connected from the PC Any help would be appreciated!
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    Question What size crossfire bridge do I need for a Z390 Godlike motherboard? For 2 x AMD RX480 8GB

    Hello all, Here is my motherboard, Z390 Godlike MSI: godlike&cm_re=z390_godlike--13-144-209--Product&quicklink=true I plan to run 2 AMD RX-480 8GB crossfire but I dont know what size the crossfire bridge is. For Nvidia, they kept it...
  39. T

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my wife and I's setups.

    I have been eyeballing the new Ryzen 5000 as my next upgrade this year, and I was going to transfer my CPU to her setup but I need to find a new motherboard for her first because my mobo is a b250 board with very low ram speed capabilities. I'm giving her my i7-7700K and was wondering what...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3600x / A320m DGS

    Maybe i'm dumb and it will 100% work but i'm scared that Ryzen5 3600x it's not on the supported cpu list for a 320m dgs ,does anyone know? Should i worry that i have that mb and waiting for my r5 3600x to arrive or it's all good ?