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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: https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16813144209?Description=z390 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...
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    [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 ? https://www.asrock.com/MB/AMD/A320M-DGS/index.asp#CPU
  4. pjindras

    [SOLVED] Upgrading older laptop - ISSUES :(((((

    Hello, I have a serious problem with an Acer laptop. The notebook had: board: Acer board E1-531G NV56E NBM5711001 Q5WV1 LA-7912P HM77 PGA989 GT710M 1GB see: https://cs.empowerlaptop.com/p/acer-e1-531g-motherboard-w1711/ 4 GB Kingston RAM DDR3 500 GB HDD Intel Pentium B960 CPU Graphics...
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    [SOLVED] Help upgrading my setup?

    Hi Tom's community! I'm very excited to upgrade my build! I'm currently running the following: Intel Core I5-6600K 3.90GHZ 6M Cache FC-LGA14C Retail Package Processor MSI GeForce GTX 1060 DirectX 12 GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING 6G 6GB MSI Z170A SLI LGA 1151 Intel Z170 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 ATX Intel...
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    [SOLVED] Can I use this gpu and ssd with my current parts?

    I built my own pc 8 years ago for $600. I want to upgrade it. According to userbenchmark, the hdd and graphics card are my main slow points. Here is the link to my test run. https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/33005292. It also seems like I need to upgrade my ram though. I was think about...
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    Question Is my PC compatible with the RTX 3080?

    Hey there, I heard about the new 30 series cards and honestly looks like a steal to me, I am interested in the 3080 card, upgrading from the 2080 super which I can hopefully resell for atleast half the price. I was more-so wondering if the stuff I currently have would be compatible with the...
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    Question PSU compatibility with GPU

    I am having issues with my build which has a GTX 960 and this PSU. The main problem is that the GPU has two 6pin external power connectors and the PSU only has a PCIe 6+2pin connector. Not sure if I can make it work as it is, but what would be the best solution to my problem? Thanks in advance
  9. MatthewJamess

    [SOLVED] Will it be compatible?

    Hi! I currently have an ASUS H97M-E motherboard, paired with an Intel Core I5 4460. This is a PC that was built years ago, with the sole purpose of getting me through high school, as I had a PS4 for gaming. However, I'm now getting into the PC gaming world, and the first thing I need to get is a...
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    [SOLVED] MSI GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER with Intel Core i7-4790K

    Hello, I'm about to get a GPU, 1660 SUPER. My CPU is a Intel Core i7-4790K. Will it match or should I worry about compatibility issues ? I'm also totally unable to choose a 1660 super among the different brands (Gygabite, MSI,..) . Is there any serious difference between brands ? what should I...
  11. [SOLVED] h110 on 9th gen (from 8th)?

    So, I have an Asrock H110M-HDS, and I want to upgrade from 8th gen Intel (i3 8100) to 9th gen. (i5 9400f) Now, you'd say "But not even 8th gen is compatible on that old thing!" Well, I don't know why, but "it just works" as Todd Howard would say. It's not a fake cpu, it's the real thing. I got...
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    [SOLVED] What RAM should i buy to upgrade my computer.

    Based on CPU-Z I have a ASUSTeK P8Z68-M Pro Motherboard My current RAM is Kingston HyperX Limited Edition DDR3 1600MHz 8gb kit. (KHX1600C7D3X1K2/4GX) I want to upgrade to 16gb but no one sells the same model of RAM anymore. I just want to know what kind of 8gb RAM I should buy and what is...
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    [SOLVED] Gigabyte 970A-DS3P (rev. 1.0) not compatible with my Msi Gtx 1650 super?

    I already sent the gtx1650 for an RMA once now I'm still having the same issues. I have tried my gtx 950 it booted up just fine but when plug in my gtx 1650 super Windows never recognizes the card and for a couple of minutes the screen will just go black completely. I try DDU reinstall my...
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    Question Is This Mid - Budget Build fine?? for 1080p 60fps gaming....

    Hi, So after searching and talking to people online, I've finally chosen my components.....Below are them - I only want someone to please take a look and give me green/red flag about this build..... 1st time building so need someone experienced to make sure that all of below listed components...
  15. darool

    [SOLVED] atx compatible form factors

    hello all, recently my motherboard, a m3a78-cm ... i believe the bios is fried and the motherboard must have been inferior, as this was the second one and only lasted a year. well, i've decided it's time to upgrade, but i would like to continue to use the atx tower i use. yet, in reviewing...
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    [SOLVED] Is the DH67BL motherboard compatible with an i7 3770?

    I want to upgrade my cpu to an i7 3770 and currently have a DH67BL motherboard. Here's my bios version BLH6710H.86A.0156.2012.0615.1908 will I be able to use it ?
  17. Moribund

    Question ASUS ROG STRIX B365-F and I3-9100 compatibility question

    OK Guys. I wish I knew how to delete the other post I made somehow. I wanted to pick the responded as the answer but for some reason that option is not available. The OP really helped me though. I checked ASUS site and it seems to be saying this board is fully compatible with I3-9100 Coffee...
  18. ThePrestiged

    Question Compatibility with PSU

    Hi there, I currently have a thermaltake TR2 700W 80+ Bronze PSU. I want to upgrade from an EVGA GTX 960 GPU to a MSI RTX 2070 Super and wanted to know what the PSU/GPU compatibility is?
  19. vanko7

    [SOLVED] What motherboards support Ryzen 1600AF out of the box? What should I look for?

    Looking to build a pc with a Ryzen 1600AF at its core. Most motherboards within my budget do support it, but after a bios update according to the site. The problem is that the 50$ "bios-update-before-shipping" retailer fees in my country are out of my budget. What exactly should I look for in...
  20. whitesphere

    [SOLVED] Graphics Card Upgrade Options (Compatibility)

    I have an HP Pavilion Computer and I'm planning to upgrade my gpu to play games that I can't play right now. This is my PC specs https://support.hp.com/ph-en/document/c04997122 Cheers and thank you for reading!
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    Question CPU upgrade vs PSU

    I upgraded my emachines CPU from original dirt to a somewhat higher capacity AMD Athlon(tm) II P360 (I'm sorry for even wasting your attention on it). Now I'm looking into upgrading the CPU to Phenom II N870 Triple-Core, which is said to be compatible according to https://cpu.userbenchmark.com/...
  22. CraigHarrison

    Question Does my motherboard support Ryzen 3rd Gen?

    I sincerely hope my question is in the right place, my apologies if I've erred! I currently have a Ryzen 1200 on a budget MSI motherboard that has served me quite well in my 2015-16 gaming build (GTX970). I find the CPU bottlenecks quite heavily in BF5 and am thinking of an upgrade to the Ryzen...
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    [SOLVED] Is this build OK?

    Hi, I' m new to the forums here and I wanted to ask if my build is OK. The components are as follows: CPU:- Intel i3 9100F(w/o integrated graphics) Mobo:- Gigabyte B365M Gaming HD RAM:- Corsair Vengeance 8GB 2400 MHz (x2) Video Card:- MSI VENTUS XS GTX 1650 4G DDR5 OC PSU:- Gigabyte...
  24. MrDeagl

    [SOLVED] Will Ryzen 5 1600 AF work with Gigabyte - B450 AORUS M?

    Will this two work together without bios update and having to use different cpu, because i can't afford to do that. Otherwise if this mobo isn't compatible i was thinking about Gigabyte B450M DS3H, but i will go with B450 AORUS M if these two can work since it has dual bios. I don't know if this...
  25. VittoK24

    [SOLVED] Is my laptop compatible with M.2 PCIe?

    Hello guys, I want to get a GIGABYTE SSD M.2 256GB PCIe 4X NVME in my notebook Asus Gl753 - I7 7700, 16gb RAM Gtx 1050 4gb. I was searching to know which motherboard is, and I just get that it has HM175 chipset. But I'm not sure if it has M.2 PCIe connector, or M.2 Sata, etc. I hope you can...
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    [SOLVED] i5 9400f motherboard compatibility

    Hey guys I am in the process of building a new PC with intels i5 9400f which has no dedicated graphics and ran in to a possible problem when buying a motherboard thats compatible. Originally i assumed any 1151 (300 series) board will work with all intel 9th gen CPUs but realize i may be wrong...
  27. [SOLVED] M.2 SSD COMPATIBILITY ON MY OLD LAPTOP'S MOTHERBOARD

    First post! I'll get down to it. I bought some RAM and an M.2 SSD upgrade for my gf's Asus K501LX, RAM was fine but as soon as it booted I saw smoke and sure enough, the SSD was the culprit. Some component(capacitor? don't know enough to discern) seem damaged and the smoke was the warranty...
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    [SOLVED] System Compatiblity?

    I am trying to build a new computer for a coworker for the office. I figured I would just use the old build which is linked here: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/DDYk6R The only concern I have is the coworker will be using ProContractor which is an accounting program and I wanted to verify that...
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    [SOLVED] Using RAM that isn't supported by the MOBO manufacturer

    I have a Gigabyte TRX40 Aorus Extreme motherboard and want to use the following RAM: https://www.gskill.com/qvl/165/166/1580378466/F4-4000C15Q2-64GTZR-Qvl The "Memory Support List" for the Gigabyte board does not include it, and oddly, the "Qualified Vendor List" for this ram is specific to...
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    [SOLVED] M.2 SATA compatibility question

    Hi all, Just wanted to ask a compatibility question because I don't trust myself enough to fully understand everything involved. I have an MSI Z97S Krait Edition motherboard with a 2280 Key M (PCIe Gen2 x2/SATA) M.2 port. Does this mean it will support M.2 SATA, NOT NVMe? Or both? I'm...
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    Question A320 with a R5 3600

    Hello, im curious if this Motherboard can run a Ryzen 5 3600 right away without updating the BIOS. I have got no older AMD CPU to downgrade so i need to know if this Mainboard will be able to boot with a 3600 so i can install a BIOS update if necessary. On the MSI site it says "supports Ryzen...
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    [SOLVED] Is my Motherboard compatible with a newer GPU?

    I currently have a M91p Thinkcentre from Lenovo with a 7034Av2 motherboard and the 9HKT43AUS BIOS and I've been wanting to upgrade to a GTX 1650 (currently using a GT 1030) but I still dont know if its compatible. I've seen lots of people say that they needed to do a BIOS update (not exactly...
  33. [SOLVED] Windows is using only 1 ram stick

    Hi, i have a problem I've got 2 X 8GB corsair vengance DDR4 3200Mhz RAM sticks in my gigabyte z270x gaming k5 board. The BIOS recognises them both (but it only seems to count 8 gb). When I go to Windows it only uses 8GB and it says there is only one slot in use. -cpuz seems to recognize the...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading RAM concern

    Hello, I recently had an issue where my PC wouldn't stay on after adding a GTX 1650 super, and was helped by wonderful people here which resolved the issue that my RAM was mixed ( i was using Crucial 8GB 1GX64 DDR3 1600UDIMM 240 with the 4gb RAM i will post below) I would like to upgrade my...
  35. nemetala

    [SOLVED] Will any 3200Mhz Ram work on a Gigabyte A320M-S2H ?

    Hello guys! I currently have a Gigabyte A320M-S2H motherboard and I'm thinking of buying a Hyperx Fury RGB 8GB 3200Mhz. I also have a Ryzen 7 1800x in my system. I know that this MB can run 3200Mhz (O.C) Rams, as it says on the "RAM specifications". But I tried checking the Ram support list and...
  36. M1KEs_

    [SOLVED] Is BenQ ZOWIE XL2411P compatible with my graphics card?

    Hey so, my monitor is working really bad these days and I think it is about to stop working so I have been searching for a good monitor to upgrade to and I have found the BenQ ZOWIE XL2411P. I have an Asus Dual GTX 1060 OC 6GB GDDR5. My question is, are the ports compatible and are both of...
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    [SOLVED] Can the AMD RX 5700 XT RAW II fit in a PC with the MSI Z170 A?

    Ive been hearing conflicting thoughts between my friends and the forums about the compatibility of AMD cards and Intel boards. I recently purchased the AMD RX 5700 XT RAW II and I bought a MSI Z170 A to use the GPU on. However I've been hearing stories from some friends of mine saying that AMD...
  38. fallak_

    [SOLVED] RTX 2060 super compatibility:

    I am looking to swap my GTX1060 for a RTX 2060 super but I needed to know if it is compatible with my motherboard. My specs are: Ryzen 5 2600, Mother GA ax370 gaming and 16 Gb Ram 2800Mhz The motherboard is this one: https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-AX370-Gaming-rev-1x/sp#sp
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    [SOLVED] Upgrades Compatible?

    Would like someone to let me know if these two upgrades seem reasonable on my 5 year old pc. Mostly concerned about cpu bottlenecking and If the PSU is enough. Orig: Mobo: Asus Z87-A CPU: Intel i5 4670k GPU: EVGA GTX 770 2GB PSU: Antec HCG-620M Ram: 2x 4GB Gskill DDR3 1866mhz upgrade to...
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    [SOLVED] Trident Z compatibility with Ryzen 7 2700x

    Hi I've finally decided to upgrade my CPU from Intel i7-4770k paired with MSI B85M-E45 to AMD Ryzen 7 2700x paired with the MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC motherboard. While waiting for the new CPU and motherboard, I picked up a second hand G.Skill Trident Z RGB kit (Model: F4-3000C15D-16GTZR...