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  1. 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...
  2. K

    [SOLVED] 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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.
  19. 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...
  20. C

    [SOLVED] My computer died last night, what steps should I take?

    I was up till about 6AM playing games on my PC, until I shut it off for the night and went to sleep. I woke up the next morning and tried to turn it on but nothing powered on. I immediately checked the power cable and the wall plug to make sure that wasn’t the issue, and even tried using another...
  21. S

    [SOLVED] Is my HDD dead?

    Hey everyone. So I already suspect that the HDD is basically dead, but I wanted to get some second opinions. I have this old PC that I used as an impromptu MC server, to test stuff. But when I tried to boot it, I got a BSOD with the code : UNMOUNTABLE BOOT DRIVE. I've tried using automatic...
  22. P

    [SOLVED] Pc only stays on for a split second

    Hello, I’ve have this issue for a little over a week now. Long story short the pc turned off by itself and wouldn’t boot anymore m, after a lot of research, Reddit posts, and videos I’ve almost given up. I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s either the cpu, or motherboard. When I disconnect the...
  23. M

    Question Possible Motherboard Problem?

    So I recently built my first computer with a B450M Steel Legend mobo. A few days ago I tested it for the first time with no response from anything actually. The case fans do not spin, CPU Fan doesn't, nothing. Although, the RGB lights come on, which throws me off entirely. I don't think the...
  24. L

    Question CPU upgrade for my notebook

    I hope this is the right section, in case it isn't then sorry Hello, so I have a HP Pavilion 17-e101sl which recently the CPU (an i5-4200M) died and I need to replace it (yes, the CPU on this board is replaceable) Now, I could just buy the same one on Internet but then I thought it would be...
  25. T

    Question Desperately need help with new PC that's died.

    Hi all I built a new PC 4 weeks ago and the PC would restart itself every few days randomly, under no strain, heavy strain, everything. A few days ago it completely died on me and I couldn’t even boot it up. It stuck itself in a boot loop. The current furthest into the PC I can get is here...
  26. T

    Question PSU or Motherboard dead and can’t tell.

    So, I’m out in twentynine Palms, CA and I got my Pc shipped to me from Arizona, I just got it today and I plugged everything in and pressed the button and nothing worked so I put everything into a new case, I kept the same power supply, motherboard, CPU, GPU and SSD. So, I pressed the button on...
  27. S

    [SOLVED] [SOLVED] Older PC wont post after staing off for a longer period

    Hello, I have an older PC that I tried to put on the other day. For some reaseon it does not want to post. I do have a green light on the motherboard, but nothing happens when i turn the power switch on. I also checked the 12V by jumping the cable. This turned on the PSU. I tried to jump the...
  28. G

    [SOLVED] Did my gpu seriously die on me?

    First of all: sorry for the long read. My specs: Motherboard: MSI Z370 Gaming Plus CPU: Intel i5-8400 GPU: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming 6G (rev 2.0) PS: Corsair RM550x Hi guys, I’m very sad because I’m afraid my gpu died last night. So I bought a Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming 6G...
  29. Seibert

    Question Which one is dead: my CPU or my mobo?

    Hello guys! I got an issue with my computer. I'll try to detail it as much as possible. Oh and, thanks in advance. A few days ago, I moved the PC to the living room to use it with my TV. It stayed there for a couple of days, working just fine. But when I brought it back to my room, the PC...
  30. Shaaxy_

    [SOLVED] PC cleaning gone wrong?

    So I was cleaning my pc Today, which I’ve Dan multiple times now. (With compressed Air) for the First time I took out the GPU, and cleaned that too. My pc chilled for 5 Hours before I booted it up, but nothing happened. Or my Fans are spinning and my GPU (lamp) is on. my keyboard mouse or...
  31. Uno_777

    [SOLVED] New b450 motherboard potentially dead

    So I used to have a Ryzen 3 1300x with a MSI B450m Gaming Pro motherboard but I recently got a decent amount of money and decided that it's been too long since I have upgraded my pc. So I bought a Ryzen 5 3600, ** Asrock B450m-HDV R4.0, and an RTX 2060. Knowing that I would potentially have to...
  32. F

    Question Lenovo y700 boot loop

    Hi, I recently got a y700 laptop and all was going well until i decided to wack an ssd in it, how the bios on it was locked set up in a to not allow usb's to be boot from, which i needed to install windows on the new drive. So i pulled the back off, cleared the cmos but unplugging the battery...
  33. K

    Question Is my Motherboard Fried?

    Hello, my pc randomly stopped worked yesterday without warning. Everytime I try and turn it on, nothing powers up. There is a brief flash of light from one of my fans and there are some led lights on the mother board that are working but that's about it. No fans accually turn on. I have no idea...
  34. ToastyFridge

    Question Is my cpu dead?

    So I was attempting an overclock and failed. I got a black screen with no signal. So I attempt to clear the bios. However I had no success in making my pc run again. I can turn it on, all fans will spin but I can not turn it off via power button. What is my problem?
  35. J

    [SOLVED] PC reboots, clicks, dies

    Hello, First post, always found answers here except for this problem, so figured I'd ask. My PC has so far ran without issues. However, a few weeks back, it began rebooting at random. No BSOD, just a black screen and the fans spinning up again for a moment before starting again. I thought...
  36. J

    Question Help! My computer wont turn on for unknown reason!

    I swapped out my wifi adapater and when i turned off my computer and flicked the back switch off i pressed the power button to make sure all the powers out. Make it completely dead of power, which is what ive done for years with no issue. Just to note, right before this, unrelated to the wifi...
  37. C

    Question NO RESPONSE- Asus ROG Zenith II Extreme

    Yesterday I put together a PC with the motherboard above and an AMD Threadripper 3970x and Corsair Platinum RGB RAM and 1300W Silverstone ST1300-Ti PSU. I made sure everything is properly seated, triple checked all power connections and ports to the motherboard. The motherboard lights up fully...
  38. T

    Question Screen goes black and fans go to 100% when in 3D application - 2 GPUs tested

    So last week I posted this thread, with all the issues I described in there (I'm not gonna retype it, on mobile). So, thinking it was the GPU, I went and bought another 1070 ti. It arrived today, and I put it in my pc. Everything was working fine, until I loaded into a 3d application, where the...
  39. R

    Question Tried to install new components and computer died

    Hi all, I ordered some new RAM (32Gb Corsair Vengeance 24MHz 2x16Gb) to upgrade my PC which had 8GB (got a deal on amazon). After the first batch came with only 1 working stick, I returned and got a replacement set sent to me. After installing this set, one stick at a time, both sticks also...
  40. T

    [SOLVED] Is my 1070 ti dead?

    Pretty sure it is but I thought I might as well ask. Got it off ebay a few months ago - worked fine until Friday where I was playing CSGO and the screen went black (no backlight) and the fans went to 100%. I thought it was because of my overclock so I restarted, turned it off and rebooted to...