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  1. L

    Question Is motherboard dead? Only it’s led’s turn on, nothing else and no boot

    System CPU - Ryzen 2700 Gpu - gtx 1070 zotac amp extreme RAM - adata xpg 3000mhz 16gb (2 8gb) SSD - hp ex920 HDD - Firecuda sshd (x2) PSU - thermaltake 700w Motherboard - Asus strix gaming f x470 So for the about the last 5hrs I’ve been troubleshooting my pc because like the title says it...
  2. S

    Question Why doesn my PC randomly go through a cycle of disconnecting and reconnceting to wifi?

    My pc has a problem where sometimes it randomly disconnects from wifi and then reconnects and then connects and proceeds to continue with this cycle quite a few times before finally connecting to wifi and then staying like that for around 3-4 hours. I don't this is a wifi problem as there are 2...
  3. K

    Question computer turns on but no display and none of my peripherals work

    my wife was playing games just the day before on her pc but when she went to turn it on yesterday she said it wouldn't work the pc lights up with rgb and the fans run but no post for bios and the display doesnt kick on either. The peripherals like the kb&m doesnt even come on and no audio...
  4. Question So my 1080 died, but why?

    I was playing COD:WZ, with fps and temp monitoring on, saw nothing out of order, and boom screen goes black, smoke comes out of pc. I instantlly knew something died there... It was the GPU only i guess, cuz without the gpu the pc turns on, all fans spinning. But i wonder what exactlly did i burn...
  5. nerodero

    [SOLVED] Anyone would explain why my GPU would die in this situation?

    I went to change my CPU, changed it, went to boot up pc and my gpu fans stop spinning So i switch my cpu again and tried to boot up but gpu still unresponive. Tried using different slots and it wont work so i assume its dead Not sure what i couldvr done wrong as i didnt touch my gpu the whole time
  6. G

    Question Motherboard ram slot died, Whats my best option for gaming?

    So one of two ram slots on my 3 year old motherboard has died recently and I have be having difficulty finding a replacement do to the age of my CPU and wanting to still overclock the CPU. My motherboard is a ASRock Fatal1ty Z370 Gaming ITX/ac with a i7-8700K overclocked to 5.0GHz and 2 8GB...
  7. brendenmill

    Question Ryzen 3600 super high temps, lots of airflow @ AIO.

    I am at a total loss. I built my PC less than a year ago and a couple weeks ago, it starting performing very poorly and restarting every minute or so. Eventually I got a BSOD. Error code was Critical System Failure I believe. After trying system restore and startup repair, nothing worked. I kept...
  8. MEETWIIT

    Question i cant tell if my PSU or MOBO are dead?

    Hello there, so I switched the SATA cable from SATA2 to the SATA1 in my motherboard Gigabyte H110m-S2H, and when I tried to boot the pc again, my motherboard didn't want to turn on, I feel some electricity in the USB ports, but the fans, the CPU fans, the GPU, and everything doesn't turn on when...
  9. S

    Question 8700k died after professional delidding

    I wanted go get my CPU delidded after temps started to peak at 99C while gaming, stayed above 80C. I blamed it on the AIO liquid cooler first, got that replaced. But temps stayed high above 90C. I got the delidding done professionally. After I received my CPU back, temps dropped to 61C under...
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    Question Laptop that seemed completely dead powered up once and then went dead again. Can it be saved?

    I have an old laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad R61i) that I was using as a spare, running a lightweight Linux distribution on it. I leant it to a friend whose computer had died. I don't know what she did or didn't do with it, but she never managed to make it start up, and I couldn't get anything to...
  11. NotTheRealJay

    Question Dead i7-3770 ?

    Hello everyone, i was wondering how did i end up killing my cpu by installing a new ssd? At first my pc is working perfectly fine. I bought a new ssd and try installing a new windows os on it, but my pc won't boot with the ssd installed. When i tried to boot my pc without the ssd, my pc turns on...
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    Question How To recover files from a dead HDD?

    Hey everyone. Recently my Seagate 1 TB desktop HDD completely stopped working. It wont show in BIOS and no question of appearing in Desktop. I am so disappointed. Mainly because I had lots of important files, pictures and projects stored in it. My question is what do I do to recover files...
  13. RaulRU

    Question GPU dead?

    Hi, first of all I wanna say sorry in advance about my English grammar issues. Specs: - Gigabyte RX 590 Rev 2.0 -i5 9400f -gigabyte b360m -evga 430w 80+ white. So, I've been mining for a month with my RX 590 for an extra income, all great, good temps and low wattage. Today I decided to try...
  14. K

    Question Dead PSU?

    Hi Everyone, I recently moved and at my old place I had a living room pc and my regular gaming pc. I wanted to swap the two from each cases as one of them hangs on the wall and I needed that to save space on my desk. When rebuilding the living room pc into the new case I dropped a screw into...
  15. TempTop

    [SOLVED] Is my Non-Responsive AM3 Motherboard Dead?

    I recently used some older components including my Gigabyte GA-78-LMT-S2 to make a guest gaming PC, upon build completion it wouldn't boot. PSU non-responsive, case fans non-responsive, MOBO non-responsive. So I figured it's either front IO, PSU, Case/MOBO incompatibility, or dead MOBO. So I...
  16. B

    Question Laptop dies a few months after replacing screen from Ebay

    So far this has happened twice now. I replaced a laptop screen with one found on Ebay and it works fine for a month or two and the laptop dies. When you press the power button, the light next to it turns on but nothing else turns on, no fan, no ports, nothing. Not sure what the first model this...
  17. bigbobsmith1968

    Question I just got new ram, now my PC wont display

    Hello, today I just upgraded from 8gb of 3200mhz Kingston ram to 16gb of Corsair 3200mhz vengeance pro ram, it doesn’t boot with either of the new sticks, it still boots with the old one. Other valuable information: Ryzen 5 2600 EVGA 600w semi power supply bronze. Msi b450 tomahawk any help...
  18. D

    Question HP 6820s black screen, fans spinning, not booting ?

    Hello, I'm trying to pinpoint the faulty hardware on my old HP 6820s laptop. Is it the GPU (no onboard graphics), is it the only RAM stick, or something else... This is what happened when the problem occurred: I turned on the laptop noisy fans start spinning at high levels, as usual The BIOS...
  19. K

    [SOLVED] -12v Rail missing on Power supply tester

    Recently bought a Dell D460EM-00 REF.NO DPS-460DB016 A power supply, I plugged it into my PSU tester and the -12v rail isnt lighting up, so i was wondering if anyone had any luck fixing this. I own a soldering station and a hot air station so im more than happy to replace parts if needed.
  20. N

    Question Dead SATA port, any fixes?

    So, I got a new CPU cooler, which required me to disassemble my entire system (considering it was hard to install it while everything was in the case) and once I assembled everything back I saw one of my hard drives not being detected and my PC wouldn't even turn on (past the MOBO loading...
  21. solar axis

    Question EVGA XC Ultra 3 RTX 3080 Serious Issues, Please Help Me

    all parts were purchased last year except for the graphics card which was purchased two weeks ago. it worked out of the box but the first day of use produced a BSOD while playing Final Fantasy 14, of all games. The last BSOD's error code read "buffer stack exceeded driver" and upon reboot I...
  22. geckovic02

    [SOLVED] HDD doesn't response after after a while

    Hi I have a problem with my HDD: A few months ago it randomly started doing a somewhat scratching sound every second. This happened mid day and was gone as soon I started opening files on the drive. Today it looks like it finaly gave up: When I start the PC (selfbuild pc, drive is from a...
  23. K

    Question Did my graphics card just dare to die right in my face?

    Graphics Card: GTX 980 GPU: i7 4790K Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H A bit of backstory: After a couple years of usage my GPU performance gets severely hindered, I always fix this by reinstalling windows, my guess is background processes and "entropy" over time. It had been a while my PC...
  24. F

    [SOLVED] Did my Intel i7 4790K die?

    Hello community, I have this i7 4790k when I turn on the pc the fans move but then it shuts down. I already tried with a celeron g1840 processor and the pc turns on normally. I have the Asus Q87M-E motherboard. I already tried with two different power supplies. I want to be sure if he already...
  25. ddzeus

    [SOLVED] Pc won't turn on after moving to the UK

    Short Story: - Basically I had my PC in Portugal (Europe) for over 3 months and it was working perfectly. Paid a company to move my Computer to the UK since I was going to live there. Brought my Graphics card (separated) on the plane to protect it from anything. (felt more safe) The computer...
  26. BobMcSmith

    [SOLVED] Computer does not turn on (Dead MOBO)

    Hello! Simple as the title: The motherboard worked fine for around a month, and then one day it wouldn't turn on-fans spin up and then crash, starts again and then crashes. Repeats like this infinitely. Nothing displays on the monitor, and no time to get into BIOS. However I have managed to get...
  27. S

    [SOLVED] Killed a 2nd PSU swapping components

    Hi there, excuse my poor english, I've managed to kill my second PSU this year by swapping the components. Was swapping from i5 4460/random mobo to i7 4770k/msi z87 and my aerocool gt700s aparently died (after pressing the power button the pc went on for 2 secounds and shut off, this in an...
  28. D

    Question Working PC to new case Doesn’t work

    Right, so I have an omen 880 and I have done a couple upgrades over the two years I had it. I wanted to upgrade the case so I chose a Corsair 280x and began moving it in. Just before moving it I used it and it was all working fine. After moving it it now no longer shows any kind of life, no fan...
  29. Chrismasterski

    Question Is my GPU dead?

    The power went out while my computer was on but it was plugged into a surge protector so I thought it would be fine. When the power came back on, I tried turning it on again but I kept getting a black screen, everything else on the computer seemed to be working fine, the gpu fans were also...
  30. D

    Question Is my laptop GPU dead?

    I've had this laptop for over 3 years now. It's an Omen 17 laptop with a GTX 1070 and a i7 6700HQ. I used to play COD:MW at 100 fps, almost everything on Ultra at 1080p. I went to play today and I almost couldn't reach 40 with everything on low at 720p... The temperatures are fine, nothing's...
  31. N

    Question Dead Pc?

    Hi About a day ago I turned off my pc, and right after hopped back on to help my friend but it wouldn’t turn on. I though I narrowed down the problem to be my motherboard, but I just got a new motherboard and plugged everything in and it seems to still not work. I tested my psu by using a paper...
  32. jjg9750

    [SOLVED] Are Dead Memory Sticks Useful for Anything?

    About 2 Months ago I fried 2 8gb sticks of G.skill Trident Z RGB 3600mhz C18 Memory. It was absolutely my fault, and a result of my own ignorance. My question is, is there any point in keeping these around? The rgb strips on the sticks are still functional, but the memory itself is not. Should I...
  33. G

    Question Computer Won't Power

    This morning I turned my PC on and only the RGB on my RAM and the fans on the heatsink started. The PC never booted. I made sure everything was properly connected and tried resetting the CMOS battery. After I tried booting it up again, nothing happened. No RGB, no fans, nothing. I tried...
  34. rank1337

    Question Is it possible to recover data from this drive?

    I used this drive about a year ago, and I shut off my pc because it was running slow, so I went to sleep. I woke up and it took minutes to boot into windows, which is irregular because I run a 7th gen intel chip and a NVME m.2 boot drive. this one terabyte drive was missing, and I now want to...
  35. B

    [SOLVED] Is my gpu "dead"? (RTX 2060 6gb OC)

    I had a new up-date on my drivers (i was at 452 and the new was 456 ot 458) ok i did the up-date or tried it and failed tried and tried again i gave up uninstalled everything made a quick restard and nothing again. That's when i realized my gpu does not even show on device manager just...
  36. Kola1332

    Question Pc wont fully start

    Hey guys, Built a new pc that has been working great for almost 3 months but now it wont fully start. It makes a noise like it is about to start then cuts out for the most part. The cpu fan lights up for a second then cuts out but the rgb ram, orange motherboard lights on the back, and power...
  37. M

    [SOLVED] PC does not give signal after a small tick sound while moving it.

    Hi A few days ago I was moving my pc and while moving it made a weird sound and now it does not give any signal. I took it apart and rebuild it still no luck. The mobo has already been flashed once in the past but im not sure if it is the mobo or psu. The cmos has been reset i put in a brand...
  38. V

    [SOLVED] Dead pixels

    Hi. So my monitor pixels just died and I have no idea what is the cause of it. It just randomly happened. I remember earlier I choked with water and maybe I spilled some drops on the monitor, but this doesnt seen to me to be the cause of this, or maybe it is. I wanna know what you guys think...
  39. K

    Question BB905 prebuilt pc back fan dying?

    The fan stopped spinning, i took it out, cleaned it, and still didnt spin until i literally stuck my finger to it and gave it a push. I need a new fan but i dont know where to start looking for one compatible with my rig.
  40. Z

    Question Is this CPU dead?

    Hello Tom's Hardware community! My friend has an Intel Core i5-4590S that has been used for more than a year now. It has been running very well until yesterday. It decided not to boot up my friend's PC, not even POST. So I tried the following diagnostic steps: swapping motherboards, removing...