Forum discussion tagged with components.
  1. jorbell

    Question EZ Debug CPU Light Flashing Red

    HI there, I have a problem when starting up my PC. I've striped it down to the barebones (one stick of RAM, CPU, CPU fan, 20+4 power connector, 8 pin CPU power and the case power switch) and whenever I turn on the power supply and press the on button the EZ Debug CPU light flashes red...
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    Question Is this an efficient build?

    I'm going for a pretty powerful system for gaming, streaming, recording, and editing for programs like after effects. Heres my build Notes: I chose the i9 because its only ~$100 more than the i7 for a lot better performance. I know 32 GB of ram isn't...
  3. S

    Question Can I run my computer on my motherboard box?

    I have every component needed except my case and that’ll take 4-7 days to come in the mail so I was wondering if I could use my asus rog crosshair vii hero motherboard case and just run it on that until the case comes?
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    Question PC freezing for no reason

    Hi, about a month ago I got a new CPU, Mobo, RAM, SSD (that I have my OS on ) and AIO cooler but recently my computer has started completely freezing. I don't know why this happens and it is getting more frequent too. When it happens the CPU temperature is not high, about mid 40's and the load...
  5. J

    [SOLVED] Are my new components a good idea ?

    So i want to upgrade my computer, my processor and my ram more specifically. Right now i got this specs : CPU : AMD FX-8320 Motherboard : Asus M5A97 R2.0 Ram : 4 * 4Go DDR3 700MHz Graphics : Radeon Sapphire RX-580 And the component i have in mind right now are : CPU : Ryzen R5 2600X Motherboard...
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    Question Require help in PC Build

    Hey guys I will be building my first ever PC very soon and I have selected all the parts I'd like to go with. Here is the list- Ryzen 5 2600 Sapphire RX 5700 MSI B450 Tomahawk EVGA 600W 80+ BR ( Non- modular) G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB (2x8) 3200MHz (F4-3200C16D-16GVKB ) Kingston A400 SSD 480GB...
  7. Question dxgkrnl.sys and/or watchdog.sys BSOD

    I didn't actually get a BSOD, the computer just froze up and shut itself down, but according to NirSoft BlueScreenView the crash had something to do with those files. And I noticed something odd in the info of watchdog.sys; under the "Time String" category, it says "9/11/1987 2:45:13 AM". My...
  8. K

    [SOLVED] New graphics card cant get it to work:(

    So I went and bought a graphics card today, the ASUS GTX 970 STRIX DIRECTCU2 OC 4GB. Went home to install it. I had uninstalled the drivers for my previous GPU which i read you should. But stupid me forgot to check dimensions so I quickly realized that the card was too big for my case. Luckily I...
  9. Varzoh

    Question I need an upgrade.. The PC I'm using is from 2015. Help Please!

    I am now a broke college student, I am on a huge budget but want to play games with the biggest boost of fps at the lowest cost. I don't care if I only upgrade one component out of everything but I just need a boost in fps. I mainly play games like CSGO, Minecraft, Smite, Black ops 4, black...
  10. D

    Question CPU fan rattling/grinding noise

    Hello everyone! This is my first post and I hope I did it in the right section. I've recently bought a new AIO cooler which is the Masterliquid ml240 r rgb. Lately the two fans have been doing a rattling/grinding noise when I play due to the increase in the amount of speed. I've looked up on...
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    Question Need help deciding between graphics cards

    Im currently building a pc, the parts i have right now are: Ryzen 5 3600 Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8gb 3000mhz DDR4 Corsair RM550X psu MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC Now the 2 graphics cards im stuck between buying are...
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    Question Computer Won't Boot, Need Assistance

    Hi all, I need help figuring out an old computer my brother is using. It stopped working today, and it would only boot to the screen shown below. There are LEDs lit on the motherboard, and I have no idea what they mean. I've tried going into BIOs, or Boot Menu, but none of the options open...
  13. DanielTarh

    Question my 2nd SSD gets corrupted files Help!

    So I have had my new 2nd ssd for about 5 months i have returned it and gotten a new one back too but files just keep on disappearing from that ssd. I've searched for viruses, malwares etc. but don't have any viruses or other. Maybe i need a new motherboard? I dont really want to go wasting money...
  14. [SOLVED] SP120 Red Led not running at rated speed.

    Hello my newly bought CorsairSP120 is not running at its rated 1650RPM as advertised on Corsair's website. I have attached the screenshot from HWinfo. All are connected to Mobo headers Here is the bios screenshot.
  15. JoJoDuhBakA

    Question Will this build work/ any errors or hiccups?

    So i am building an entry level pc and i was wondering if the i3 - 9100f would fit into the Z390 without any issues, the H and B boards don't work because it says something along the lines you need to update the bios with a newer CPU and obviously this is my first time so i'm not spending money...
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    Question i5 3470s fit on this motherboard

    I have a motherboard asus P8H61-M LX3 PLUS R2.0 (LGA1155) does the i5-3470s fit? I already have i3-3220 and will buy i5-3470s in a few days
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    Question PC is underperforming... no idea why, desperate need for assistance. HELP!

    So for the past month or more, my newly scrapped together pc has been an interesting challenge. I made a horrible mistake by cheeping out and buying an old motherboard and cpu from an ancient already used computer. After months and months of fixing problems and finding new ones, im done with...
  18. M

    Question What should I buy first for my rig

    Hello there I wanna buy some stuff for my gaming/streaming setup What I wanna buy is a Monitor Asus pg279Q with 3 wall mounts A new grafisch card 2070 8Gb gigabyte OR a stream deck XL I now have a 1060 6gb I have 2 monitors Acer gn24bid And Acer kl something My full pc is i9...
  19. S

    Question Afraid my CPU cooler might interfere with RAM on mobo

    So I have this mobo Planning on upgrading from my stock cooler to the Gammax 400 from deepcool. Since the RAM slots are pretty close to the CPU socket I want to make sure the cooler will fit without intefering with the RAM.
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    Question My PC randomly switched off and is not powering on.

    A week back my PC just randomly turned off while I was using it and when I tried to turn it back on, nothing turned on. Not even the fans. There was absolutely dead silence. After testing the RAM sticks I concluded that it must be the PSU. I got a new PSU today and the problem still persists...