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  1. K

    Question Laptop's CPU Upgrade

    I have a really old laptop, it's a HP pavillion dv6 and has core 2 duo T6600 as CPU. I searched it up and it has PGA478 socket which is as far as I know supports CPU upgrades, I want to upgrade my CPU. Can anyone tell me what CPU would be a good upgrade and how can i do it?
  2. J

    Question Red CPU DEBUG light on Motherboard turns on only when playing games (PC WORKS FINE)

    I have a PC built in mid 2020 that I have been using pretty extensively for the past 3 years. This past month, my computer has been running into more problems with random crashing (display cuts out, then the computer auto restarts). However, it has not been bad to the point where I had to get it...
  3. vladikss

    Question frame drop problem in games

    Hi all. One problem started to bother me. When playing fairly demanding games - sharp subsidence of FPS. With what it can be connected - no idea. This problem appeared a long time ago, even on the old processor, I changed it, but it did not go away. I thought it might be a problem in the power...
  4. V

    Question PC black screens and restarts after a while, CPU RED light on mobo, and shocks when turned off ?

    So it all started when i came back after a few days of vacation. I forgot to unplug cable and turn PSU off. It was just turned off in windows with power on and cable plugged. PC now black screens and restarts sometimes after 1 hour of gaming sometimes even earlier. There's also few times it just...
  5. M

    Question Pc not turning on after shutdown

    So a couple of weeks ago I turned off my pc with th off/on button bc everything froze. After that my pc didn't want to turn on for like 14 hours after which I kept plugging and unplugging and pressing the on of button and in worked. But now the issue came back and this time its more annoying. My...
  6. S

    Question Is it Possible to undervolt a i7 8650u in a Dell Latitude 7390 with Throttlestop

    So a year ago, I bought a Dell Latitude 7390. It has an i7 8650u, 16 gigs of RAM, and a 256 GB SSD. I bought the laptop because of it's specs. However, I didn't realise the laptop had a severe case of poor cooling. When I play Rblox and other games, I can't even play above two graphic bars or...
  7. Silette2011

    Question PC restarts when starting up a game. New hardware.

    Recently upgrade to a Ryzen 7 5800x3d, 4070 and new ram. Computer keeps restarting every time I launch a game. I have taken the new ram out and went back to the 3060ti I had and it’s still restarting. Last resort is trying the old cpu but wanted to post on here before I took it apart again, to...
  8. F

    Question Is my motherboard or CPU dead?

    Hello, My pc recently fully stopped working out of the blue. When trying to start it up, nothing happens (No fans, no lights, no sound, nothing). Here is what I've tried: - Tried to start the pc directly using a screwdriver, result: nothing happened - Hooked a wire in the 24-pin connector from...
  9. Its_Davoo

    Question URGENT No signal after upgrading cpu please help!

    PC SPECS: Graphics card: Radeon RX550/550 Series Ram: 8gb Motherboard: Gigabyte ga-b75m-d3h Power Supply: 450 watts OLD CPU that works: Intel Pentium G2030 NEW CPU not working?: Intel Core i5-3570K When I install the new cpu and turn on the computer there is no signal on monitor after pluggin...
  10. A

    Question New motherboard wont post

    So i bought a new motherboard which is z270 tomahawk gaming(mb is used but 100 but working fine) , becuase my mother oard is broken, when i insert everything cpu and cpu fans which is cooler master dual fan i only have 1 cpu fan in the motherboard so i decided to put the other fan in pump fan1 ...
  11. Katropis

    Question Ryzen 7 5800x3d temp

    I have just upgraded my PC with a Ryzen 7 5800X3D and a 6950XT, and I was running some tests to check their performance, particularly focusing on the CPU since I've read that it tends to heat up quite a bit (I've been using HWInfo64). Indeed, during idle, I reach temperatures of 58 - 72 degrees...
  12. cyanidenoodles

    Question HELP what cpu should I get ?

    I'm looking to prety much double cpu power that I have now. I don't know much about builds anymore so what should I get for more cpu power ? And if so what other upgrades would I need for the cpu upgrade ? Really hoping someone can help as I need it for work and it's becoming a big issue ...
  13. ForX

    Question Is my msi b550 bios bricked

    I was updating my bios deu to instablity in booting my device I downloaded the bios on a NFTS drive and Used M-Flash within the bios (mobo msi mpg b550 gaming plus) everything went good without anyproblem system started and restarted but the ez debug led was on for CPU so i shutdown from the...
  14. S

    Question Is it normal for CPU temps to rise initially after replacing thermal paste?

    I swapped the thermal paste on my CPU for the first time after several years, and after booting it back up it seems like the average idle temperature rose a few degrees. I had some issues cleaning up the old paste, I had definitely applied too much/too close to the edge of the face when I built...
  15. wizav

    Question Is my CPU a bottleneck for this graphics card?

    Here are the components? Is my CPU still weak for this GPU? CASE: Thermaltake View 28 MB: ROG STRIX Z390-H GAMING PSU: SeaSonic 650W Platinum CPU: Intel i7 9700K 8-core 4.9 Ghz Turbo GPU: ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX ™ 4070 Ti 12GB GDDR6X RAM: 16 GB DDR4 2666 HDD: 250 SSD + 500 NVME MONITOR...
  16. LuckyYoon

    Question GPU Usage Spikes and Frame Drops in Game

    I keep getting frame drops while playing escape from tarkov. I've updated windows and all my drivers, reinstalled the game, and tried lowering the graphics settings. At the current graphics settings, I'm getting avg 100 fps with frame drops every half a second to around 20~30 fps. It seems like...
  17. PaPies

    Question PC Refuses to Boot, CPU light On, (Temporary Fix found)

    The PC refuses to boot after a shutdown, as in like it will start, the fans would be at 100% Speed for some reason and it will give me the CPU light. The PC refuses to go past bios and eventually operating system. The only solution that I've found to fix this is, after I turn off the computer...
  18. 3

    Question Is it normal to have this many CPUs listed in my Device Manager ?

  19. Ziraelll2077

    Question Acceptable Temperature Readings?

    Hi! I've been gaming again quite a bit since I upgraded my pc again and I was wondering if my CPU running at 60/65c while gaming and in the low 50s while idle is fine, are these temperatures fine for gaming? The game I was playing when I noticed the temps was GTA 5, which I know is pretty CPU...
  20. R

    Question Any way to disable/enable C states within Windows (not BIOS)?

    I can change C states within the BIOS but I'd like to be able to change them within Windows because I only need them when running latency-sensitive apps (e.g. a digital audio workstation). Right now I have to shut down, enter BIOS, make the change then reboot every time. The ideal solution...
  21. R

    Question Weird PC booting issue and I don't know whether its Motherboard, RAM or PSU ?

    SPECS: I7 13700K Gigabyte Aorus Ultra DDR5 XPG 1TB Nvme Gen4 (x3) Corsair DDR516x2 6000mhz Asus TUF OC 3070 TI Asus Strix LC 360 Coolmaster TD500 Mesh NZXT C850 Gold + APC Easy UPS 2200VA (1200 Watt) PC turns on with RAM red light on motherboard and shows a random numbers on Debug codes. No...
  22. stewuie

    Question Is these stats/reportings for the CPU normal?

    I was checking my cpu temperatures by using HWiNFO and checking if everything is normal. But i came to notice that the minimum of the Core Clock Speed are "798-797.7 mhz or 0.78-0.79 ghz" but the average is 4.5 ghz and when doing graphs and doing tasks like opening google chrome, and gaming i...
  23. A

    Question how bad will my motherboard hold back my cpu's performance?

    I just bought myself an Intel Core i5-12600K, only right after buying both the CPU and motherboard, I found a review saying that the motherboard shouldn't be used for gaming. I didn't think the motherboard would affect performance as long as it's compatible, but now I'm worried that my...
  24. S

    Question Synology put a desktop CPU in my rackstation - Why?

    Hey! Someone recently gifted me a Synology Rackstation RS3614RPxs and I'm planning to setup NixOS/vagrant/libvirt on it. Removed the dust, switched in some new drives, so far so good. But when I went on to change the thermal paste, I noticed the CPU was an i3-4130. According to cpubenchmark this...
  25. VonWitzland

    Question Reseated CPU... Not sure why my PC won't display!

    Hey y'all... I have had a slight issue: I removed my CPU cooler (A BeQuiet Pure Rock 2) to replace the thermal paste on my Ryzen 5 5600x (the temps were ridiculous so I just thought I'd give it a go). However, the first time it did not boot when everything was screwed back on. Concerned, I...
  26. V

    Question New build not POSTing

    So I have been trying to troubleshoot this issue with my new PC build but nothing has gotten me even close to figuring out what is wrong with it. To keep it simple, the CPU fan cooler does not turn on when the motherboard is powered. It's not the fan's problem either, I plugged the fans into...
  27. S

    Question Cpu clock jumping at idle

    Hello, Why could it be that the pc running idle, and according to the task manager, the cpu is at idle clock, but MSI Afterburner shows that the cpu clock is constantly jumping? What I just photographed is my friend's machine, but mine also does the same. Can anyone confirm that this is normal...
  28. Tekknoc

    Question Thousands of OCCT power errors?

    Alright so I got a new power supply, case, and cpu cooler and we put it all together. I ran a stress test and stability test for 15 each and it ran really well. And then I started the power test and 15 seconds in I got all of these errors. Anything to worry about? And what is the cause? Image...
  29. R

    Question High CPU temp on FPU test

    Hi I have intel core i3 12100f with deepcool ice edge mini v2 I test CPU temp With aida64 and on CPU stress temp goes up to 78 But when I checked FPU stress, on full load temp immediately goes to 95 ! Is it normal? I see this temp only when I was running lighting rendering in unity3d when...
  30. M

    Question Alternating between base speed and boost speed

    So I've installed a new cooler on my Ryzen 5 5600 and it's running so cool I've decided to overclock it but I can not figure out how to just overclock the boost speed and leave the base speed alone, for example leaving the base speed at 3.5ghz when I'm not playing games but when I am the CPU...
  31. Korzen41

    Question I need HELP! I have a problem with my pc, it shows very high cpu(ms) and gpu(ms) it results fps drops to even 2 fps

    Hello i have a problem with fps issu in my pc, my graphic card and cpu ms shows very high values. Result of this high values is a lot of drops in games, you can see at picture from ac odyssey where this values near 500. screen from game My pc specs is: GPU: RTX 2070 windoforce 2x gigabyte CPU...
  32. rl2802

    Question Computer randomly restarting frequently after new CPU installation

    I recently replaced my Ryzen 9 3900X with a Ryzen 9 5900X, and it was fine for the first couple of days, though I had only used it for a few hours each day. Today, it started spontaneously restarting every few minutes. The restarts are quick, I'm not getting any error or blue screens nor am I...
  33. Black.

    Question I will really appreciate Any help possible

    I builded my first pc yesterday specs ryzen 5 5700x with a b550 a-pro mother board and I tried running it but from all the sudden I find out a white light flashed in the mother board and next to it , it’s written Cpu , and another thing is that I couldn’t shutdown the pc using the power button...
  34. an117

    Discussion My pc keeps shutting down for no reason OC might be the issue?

    Hello Guys a few days ago I overclocked my CPU in order to get more FPS in Arma 3 everything was good, after succesfully overlocking it I decided that I would overlock my GPU as well right after I did that my PC started to shut itself off randomly 1 time while playing 2nd time after just...
  35. MKUltra2.0

    Question Intel Core i3 Gen 9 upgrade went wrong!!

    i have an Intel core i3 gen 9 CPU and am going to upgrade it to an i7 9700k CPU is this okay? It has the same LGA 1151 socket but I’m just posting this because I already got a CPU that was an i5 7th gen with the same socket but it was incompatible. If someone can tell me if this is a compatible...
  36. S

    Question CPU upgrade recommendation

    As of now, my PC consists of the following components: CPU: Intel Core i5-4570s GPU: RX 580 8GB RAM: 2x8GB DDR3 SSD: 500GB HDD: 1TB PSU: 620W MOBO: Gigabyte H86M-S While my PC has served me well over the years and still it's not that bad, I have started to notice some performance limitations...
  37. Brokencomputernvrright

    Question Is this CPU fried ?

    A while ago my entire pc shut offer with no power to mb. I just replaced motherboard and it’s getting power now but no output to monitor. I have posted a pic of the cpu and there is a burn type dark mark on the upper middle part. Is this the issue? I tried using a direct vga connection from mb...
  38. Ramiro.Giorgi

    Question PC wont POST anymore after changing the case ?

    So, yesterday i bought and installed my new pc case on my current pc (the case its the silverstone fara m1 micro atx)...everything seemed fine at first, it posted just fined i watch some youtube and everything. Today same thing, until i decided to connect another case fan (molex case fan). When...
  39. commandmo

    Question CPU fan turns on and quickly off

    CPU: Ryzen 1700 with wraith cooler Power supply: Gigabyte 850w Mtherboard: B550 MSI Tomahawk PROBLEM: When I turn the PC on, the CPU fan (wraith cooler) turns on and quickly turns off and remains off. The CPU fan is plugged in the 4 pin fan header and has worked for about a month...
  40. C

    Question Would this cause a major bottleneck or should I upgrade?

    So I have an Ryzen 5 5600 X and I’m considering getting a 6900 XT should I upgrade to a Ryzen 7 5800 X or will the 5600x be able to keep up at 1440p?