Forum discussion tagged with cpu.
  1. jake2000snake

    Question Recently out of the blue my headset will randomly disconnect and at the same time my cpu cooler light goes out for a second. Why is this happening?

    Headset: Arctis 7 pro wireless CPU COOLER: H100i CPU: ryzen 9 3900 GPU: RTX 3080 PSU; RM 650x Gold RAM: 32 GB 3200 Corsair Vengeance MOBO: B550 gaming F I would really appreciate any help on why this is occuring appreciate it. Also nothing is overlocked or anything.
  2. K

    Question Upgraded my CPU, mow I have a black screen

    Hello, I upgraded my sons CPU on a home build PC, and now I have a black screen, no USB power, and no power button light. But the fans come on the RAM lights up. Any ideas? Here are the specs: MSI Gaming AMD Ryzen B350 DDR4 VR Ready HDMI USB 3 CFX Micro-ATX Motherboard Brand MSI CPU...
  3. Kyos1

    Question Red CPU light and Orange DRAM light ?

    hi i built a new pc and when i started it for the first time i had ram installed in A2 and B2 slots as advised but i got a fast red cpu light then a longer orange dram light and they keep cycling like that A2+B2 then i tried with only one ram stick in each slot and when i put it in the A1 and A2...
  4. Joohny

    Question Processor working with only half performance

    Hi, guys. Can someone help me to solve a problem that is happening on my pc? I have a AMD A4-6300, with 6gb ddr3 ram and a motherboard asrock fm2a88x extreme4+ running Windows 8.1. It's a basic pc just for youtube and some indie games. The processor has the frequency of 3,69Ghz on full use, but...
  5. AntonioHimself

    Question CPU Ramping up all fans

    This may be a really dumb question but is the CPU, whenever the temperature increases, meant to make not just the CPU fan ramp up but ALL the PC fans? i don't think I've had this issue before... asking because i have 6 fans (2 for water cooling) (4 pc fans) and as you can guess... it gets loud...
  6. P

    Question Advice on Pr/AE/Blender workstation upgrade

    Premiere editor here looking to upgrade my workstation. My timelines are often 4K with lots of linked AE comps and GPU-accelerated effects such as Lumetri. I'm also a heavy After Effects and Blender user. Performance and render times have gotten increasingly slower as projects get larger and...
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    Question Looking to upgrade on a budget. CPU or save for a GPU?

    Hey all, I'm currently running a GTX 1050 (not Ti) and an Intel G4560. I've found a few refurbished processor upgrades for a decent price (i5 5600K, among others). Would this be worthwhile, or should I worry about my GPU first? Thanks!
  8. shubham shama

    Question are these components compatible ?

    ryzen 5 3600 and as rock b450m pro4 are these 2 compatible ? thanks
  9. Jam Butter

    Question Processor utilization limits to 46%

    Guys I have a T430 with 8GB RAM and i5-3320M 2.6Ghz cpu. Battery’s dead and there’s a newer BIOS version but I can’t update it without battery. It was very slow and stuck every time I run a heavy software like visual studio. It is having windows 10 pro and I recently noticed that it limits the...
  10. C

    Question CPU voltage keeps changing on its own

    Hi everyone, Recently I've been dealing with a very weird situation: the CPU voltage randomly surges to ~1.47V in Windows10 only whenever I do a sudden intense action (quick zoom in Google map, or video editing etc.). Then the voltage stays ~1.47V no matter the frequency. I have to reset the...
  11. UniSense

    Question Red light on startup but goes away

    I recently upgraded to a asrock b550 pro4 to accommodate a ryzen 5 5600x. Whenever I boot my pc up, all the red lights flash and the fans go to full speed and then low speed and then it does that same sequence again. However they go away and then it starts as if everything’s fine and I can play...
  12. Fliponclip

    [SOLVED] Can i fit an 129 x 77 x 155 mm CPU Cooler in an 188 x 380 x 350 mm case?

    so i want to build my custom pc but im stuck on those 2 products The case:https://www.gamemaxpc.com/productkkk/531-en.html And the Cpu Cooler:https://www.deepcool.com/products/Cooling/cpuaircoolers/Gammaxx-400-Blue-CPU-Cooler/2021/125.shtml But i also want to have the glass panel closed in
  13. Ratteus

    [SOLVED] Is this a good overclock? Where can I improve?

    Hi guys! I'm new to the overclocking scene, and I was wondering if this was a decent overclock for my 3600. View: https://imgur.com/a/vFlJ1Ah Where can I improve? Should I lower the voltage more?
  14. M

    Question Red CPU LED on my motherboard ?

    I notice that my CPU light on my motherboard will stay red after turning on after sleeping, however when I restart it, it will turn off. I updated my BIOS to the most recent version as well. My motherboard is a MSI PRO B660-A and my CPU is an i5 12400. My PC still boots when the light is on as...
  15. chewyrdz

    Question My PC is turning off and it is not PSU or Overheating related, what can I do?

    My PC is turning off randomly, it is not related to PSU or Overheating, I know this since I changed the PSU twice and also tried the PSU on another computer and it is working fine and the temperatures are normal. My Build: CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 Motherboard: ASUS ROG Strix B450 F-Gaming II Cooler...
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    Question Higher End PC struggles with Multitasking and can't play a number of games

    Hey all! I recently made a few upgrades to my old PC due to some RAM issues, and now despite the amount of money I've put into it, is running worse than it did before. My computer struggles with basic multitasking, often having to close my browser while gaming as it ends up lagging out the game...
  17. nmarebfxmas

    [SOLVED] Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming II & build issues

    Hi everyone! Mobo: ASUS ROG Strix B450-F Gaming II CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 6 Core 3.7Ghz Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 CL15 Memory Samsung 970 Evo Plus 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive EVGA GeForce RTX 3060 12 GB XC New to the community and having some difficulty with...
  18. N

    Question Ryzen 5 3400G

    Updating a friends pc, Can my friend run F1 2021 or even 2022 game with this CPU(Ryzen 5 3400G) and its onboard graphics of radeon rx vega 11 graphics? he has 16gb ram
  19. kgod

    Question cpu broken?? fan took it out

    so i had to take everything off my mobo to get it fixed and i needed to take a cpu off. wouldnt come off so i twisted it a bit and realized the thermal paste was making it stick so i tugged on it. cpu and cpu fan came out and i had a mini heart attack. nothing seems bent/broken so would it be...
  20. ArmoredRhino187

    Question 2 of 4 DIMM slots not working?

    Hi all I recently built a new gaming system, everything seemed to be okay until when I got to the POST From what I could see it seems that 2 of the 4 DIMM slots on my motherboard would not work in the sense that the DRAM Warning light would stay on when there were any modules in these two...
  21. L

    Question Noob PC builder, XMP turned on to run at 4800 Mhz but actually running at 2400 Mhz

    Hello all, I am a noob PC builder who just built his first PC. I went for top of the line components as I am starting out in software development, enjoy gaming recreationally, and am interested in trying my hand at video/music editing and other trades that require high computing power. Despite...
  22. D

    Question „Glitches“ after Ryzen CPU upgrade?

    Problem happens after I upgraded CPU, from ryzen 1800X to ryzen 5700G. Every couple of hours I experience so to say „glitches“ as I watch some video or listen to audio files, or play some game. For a second or two the sound freezes. It is not situation where I overwork the system, it is normal...
  23. P

    Question Help choosing a CPU (12700 vs 12700K)

    I'm looking to upgrade my PC so that it can handle 4k@60Hz video playback, video editing, internet browsing, MS365 applications and enable an upgrade to Windows 11. (I don't do any gaming at all). I'm going with the ASUS PRIME Z690M-PLUS D4 LGA1700 Micro-ATX Motherboard but can't decide which...
  24. S

    Question Computer slowed down after not using it for a while.

    So I went to college and I didn't bring my PC and havent used it for a long time. Which component is the cause of this slow down? The computer takes a long time to "warm up" and takes a while to boot up applications like League and Google Chrome. Thanks for the advice on what the cause is and...
  25. I

    Question PC won't boot - no signal, CPU LED is red and 00 error code ?

    System: Windows 10 Home 64bit ASUS - X99-A/USB 3.1 CPU - Intel 5820K RAM: Kingston 32GB (4x8) PSU: Corsair RM750x (750Watt) I have had this problem since maybe late thursday or friday where the computer has issues booting. Mind you I built this one in January and it was been booting into...
  26. MotorMike

    Question PC Boot Issue DRAM/CPU light on MOBO

    Funny problems since day 1 of owning a custom PC brought. Once the power button is pressed CPU light flashes red quick then to DRAM orange stays on for a while then will either turn off to then green and white vga however sometimes when booting PC it'll stick on orange DRAM until boot off as no...
  27. ThatOneTechyDude

    Question Internet not working after installing new CPU

    Hello all, Today my flatmate installed a new CPU in her PC with my help. Upgraded from an i5-7600k to an i7-7700k. Installation went flawlessly, had to pop out the GPU to get at parts of the CPU cooler but it was resat just fine. Nothing else was touched, all connections have been checked along...
  28. MinecraftW06

    Question Computer not posting (died)

    CPU fan starts, HDD spins up, but there is no display. Could it be a problem with the motherboard or the CPU? CPU is heating so I think it's working. There isn't any beep speakers in the computer. Specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D2V CPU: Intel Pentium G2030 LGA 1155 3GHz RAM: Team Elite 4GB...
  29. P

    Question i7 Cooler on i9 Processor?

    I have an Intel® Core™ i9-11900K CPU. I have a stock cooler from an Intel® Core™ i7-10700 boxed processor. Will this stock cooler be adequate for my i9? Thanks for any help – Phil
  30. Question MSI AIO Not Cooling Correctly

    Hi all! I was wondering if I can get some advice/help. Recently, my MSI MAG CORELIQUID 240R that I've had for 2 years has been...not working correctly. I am a video editor and I also built my PC. I got a Asus Tuf Gaming x570 with a Ryzen 5900x, 64GB's Corsair Vengeance 3200 RAM, and a Gigabyte...
  31. gigabelcior

    Question which graphics card can I buy for i5 9600K without bootleneck of CPU???

    Will a core i5 9600k bottleneck with a rtx 3060 Ti??
  32. AxelG

    Question Can i swap my i5 6400 for a i7 6900k or do i need to go with a i7 6700k?

    Is it the same socket? or do i need another motherboard to install a 6900k or a i7 6850k??
  33. D

    Question Ryzen 7 3700x Temperature

    Hello everyone! I just made my first pc in december 2021, so happy that I can finally achieve in building the pc of my dreams. Recently I upgrade some parts and I couldnt be happier, but I got a question about the temperature of my cpu. I got a ryzen 7 3700x and Im using the cooler that came...
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    Question I need an alternative to "Enhanced Multi Core Performance" to get my polling rate stable ?

    I have aorus z390 with 9900k. The problem is, my mouse polling rate looks like this. View: https://imgur.com/a/SNs8ILY No matter what i do (disable EIST, SPEEDSTEP, C-states, set constant VCORE, set my cpu to 4.7 GHZ, disable turbo boost, enable turbo boost) the problem does not go away. It...
  35. Core_Aurora

    Question Windows 10 Not Showing Wi-Fi Network Also After These Fixes

    Hi, I am having an issue with the Wi-Fi connection of my windows 10 PC. My PC is not showing(at first sometimes it showed and sometimes did not) the Wi-Fi network of the router but other Wi-Fi networks such as mobile hotspots are showing up. Also, other devices can detect the Wi-Fi network of...
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    Question How to limit CPU usage on a certain game

    Post research edit for anyone that may see this: Using a program called DXwnd will give you tons of options to help fix this. Apparently the issue is caused via the old video cards having a 20ms delay on the Vsync, this obviously got improved but the devs did not account for it/it was not coded...
  37. criss551

    Question CPU i5-8250u stuck at 1.58ghz

    I have an Acer Aspire 5 with i5-8250u mx 150. My CPU is stuck at 1.58 Ghz. I tried to fix it with intelppm from regedit by setting the start value at 4, but it just got it to 1.80 Ghz. It was working at 3.40 Ghz. Is it the bdProchot? I didn't use it at heavy task so I don't think it was...
  38. Jayjay2000x

    Question Thermal paste question

    I installed a new ryzen 5 5600x 3 days ago and used the stock cooler that came with thermal paste. However, I bricked my motherboard when my bios updated and I ordered a new one. Do I need to re-apply thermal paste when I transfer my cpu to a new motherboard? Or should I buy some thermal paste...
  39. ohthatvace

    [SOLVED] CPU not matching BIOS overclock settings (wELp pLs)

    Hey guys, so I'm trying to safely overclock my CPU Ryzen 5 2600 (not X) to 3.8gHz. In the past it was overclocked (and safe at 38 with 1.3125 voltage) but i had an asus b450m-a motherboard that I needed to change to a biostar b450gt3 (current). In my current BIOS, if I change the values to the...
  40. M

    Question What is wrong with my system?

    Asrock AB350M Pro4 Performance Results - UserBenchmark My gpu utilization in games will sometimes spike randomly and usually stay down below 50%. My wattage stays between 30w-60w. This is all according to MSI AfterBurner.