Forum discussion tagged with compatibility.
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    Question best and cheapest motherboard for core i5 3570k

    hi guys (my english is not very good hope you guys can understand) im about build a pc with core i5 3570k ( ) with overclocking (with overclocking guide) but idk which motherboard to choose i never build a pc before so im also looking for...
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    [SOLVED] Installing not officially supported M.2 SSDs

    This might be obvious, but I haven't found a straight "yes" or "no" answer about it yet. I'm planning to swap my 2TB HHD for either one 2TB or two 1TB M.2 sticks /RAIDed together to one drive/ One of the drives I'm planning on is an Intel 660p Series M.2 2280 2TB...
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    Question Monitor -GPU compatibility

    Hi, I have 1050ti graphics card and i am planning to buy Acer KG241Q P Monitor... Are they compatible with each other?
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    [SOLVED] Does the Gigabyte Z370M DS3H support booting from an NVMe SSD?

    Hello, I did a lot of digging and I figured that the Gigabyte Z370M DS3H motherboard does have one NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 2280 M.2 Connector, but I also read that even then it does not necessarily mean that you can boot from the NVMe. So I was wondering if this is possible. Link to the MOBO's...
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    [SOLVED] Will this RAM work with my motherboard if it's not on the QVL

    Hello everyone! What i ask is pretty simple. Just wondering if my RAM kits i bought 2 months ago will work with the motherboard I'm planning on buying next week. I bought a 16gb 3200mhz kit from Corsair on Amazon, and the model ID is CMK16GX4M2B3200C16R . Here's the link...
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    Question New GPU recommendation

    Hi, my pc built is: GPU: ASUS GTX950-OC-2GD5, CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 HDD: Seagate Desktop HDD - 1TB Seasonic Energy Knight SS-500ET T3 - 500W, OEM RAM: 2x HyperX Fury Blue 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 Motherboard: MSI B85-G43 - Intel B85 SSD: 500GB Samsung Im looking to upgrade my GPU. Im thinking...
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    Question Ram upgrade

    I have got this mobo and RAM for now: MSI X470 GAMING PLUS + Hyperx fury 2x8gb ddr4 3200 MHz (code HX432C18FB2K2/16 which is also in compatible list of ram so it is running in dual-channel). I want to upgrade to GSkill 2x16 GB 3000 MHz with code F4-3000C15S-16GVR which is not in compatible...
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    Question F4-3600C16Q-32GTZNC - Trident Z Neo Quad Channel Compatibility with X570

    So I just ordered my new AMD based X570 PC. I am concerned that I may have made a mistake with my RAM kit selection and considering ordering an alternative. Specifically this RAM kit...
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    Question Gigabyte B450 Aorus Pro

    Hey guys just wanted to ask if a newly purchased Gigabyte B450 Aorus Pro work with the R5 3600 out of the box or do I still have to update its bios? Many Thanks!
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    Question Do different brand but same model GPU's have different sizes so the NVLINK wont fit? RTX 2080 Ti

    For example, take a close look at the third picture on this Ebay listing: Both cards in the system are RTX 2080 Ti's but the one on the bottom (The NVLINK slot) is extended about an inch taller the the top card(hard to see unless you really...
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    Question Can I use a PCI-E 4.0 NVME on my PCI-E 3.0 motherboard?

    Hello all, Currently, I have a Z390 Godlike motherboard with a Samsung 970 Pro 1TB NVME SSD. My current read/write speed is 3500MB/2700MB I am very tempted to buy this new NVME which uses PCI-E 4.0 slots which has a higher read/write speed of 4950MB/4250MB...
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    Question Asus Strix x99 Gaming Xeon 22c compatibility

    Hello Girls and Guys! I'm looking for people who've had experience with using this motherboard with a 22c CPU (the highest core CPU compatible with this board: Intel Xeon E5-2699-v4 I want to know if engineering samples work with this board, and if anyone actually tried them and his board...
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    [SOLVED] Can I get a compatibility check.

    I am going to build a pc soon and I was wondering if all of the parts here are compatible. I am also wondering if the fan will fit in the case, pc part picker cannot confirm that the cooler is compatible. Thanks
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    Question Memory: CPU compatibility?

    I want to upgrade my pc with a new MB, a new CPU and new memory. However, when looking at the supported frequency of the MB I want to buy ( it says that the supported frequency is dependent on the CPU series. I...
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    Question Problem causing huge temperature spikes and fps drops in games

    A few weeks ago Ive been noticing a problem that seems to have gotten worse ever since. When playing a game my cpu and gpu seem to shut down, causing huge frame drops making most games completely unplayable as these fps drops happen so frequently. I researched it and concluded it had to be a...
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    [SOLVED] PC Part Compatibility

    I'm trying to upgrade my DDR4 RAM but it seems like my motherboard isn't compatible with DDR4. I was wondering if is compatible with all DDR4 3000 Mhz RAM. (I use a AMD FX-8320 Processor and a GTX 1060...
  17. Question Is it a good idea to use server/enterprise HDD for desktop PC?

    Hey guys, I'm looking to add a HDD to my PC. OS is installed in a SSD, so I will primarily be using this HDD for storage and to install some games. Is it a good idea to use enterprise/server HDD for personal pc? Does it make much more noise as compared to a regular internal HDD? Is it even...
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    Question RAM Compatible or not?

    On the G.Skill website, the RAM I purchased is listed on the qvl list as compatible with the msi b450 gaming carbon ac, but on the msi motherboard website, the RAM isn't listed as compatible. I've been having trouble booting (no connection to monitor despite fans and rgb turning on the...
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    [SOLVED] Asus Rog Strix H370F + intel 9th Gen compatibility

    I am currently going through the process of upgrading my rig and I have bought an i5 9400f and an Asus Rog Strix H370F. I know that the mobo was made for 8th gen processors, so I am wondering if the manufacturers will send out the board with the bios already updated as it been out for a while ...
  20. Question Placing GPU directly above fan

    Hey guys I just built my first pc again after approximately 10 years of using laptops. I have a question related to the placement of my GPU. I placed my GPU (ASUS AMD ROG Strix RX570 OC Edition 4GB GDDR5) in the second GPU slot, I did this because I needed the space near the first slot for...