Forum discussion tagged with Doa.
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    Question New Thermaltake Toughpower GF1 650w... no fans spinning, leading to other components having issues ?

    Hi all, Just got some possible issues with a new Thermaltake Toughpower GF1 650w PSU, even with the Smart Zero fan mode off the fans aren't working. Got some advice from a friend who said my issues with the PSU could be causing some other issues I'm having with RAM rgb and the CPU cooler not...
  2. splat9

    Question Need help figuring out the problem for no POST/display on power up

    Currently unable to achieve POST (no display at all?) with motherboard GIGABYTE B650 Aorus Elite AX. Unsure if it is entirely the Mobo since I've never troubleshooted an open PC. But I get LEDs and fan use for only a moment- only when pressing the BIOS 'Q FLASH PLUS' button that is in the back...
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    Question New Card DOA?

    I got a new GPU in the mail today and after installing it, my computer flashes its fan lights briefly, clicks, but will not start. I reinstalled the previous cards and it runs without issue. Is there a way to troubleshoot the card if is DOA? I've built several PCs from scratch over the past...
  4. NotAlexx

    [SOLVED] PC restart-loop after installing new MOBO and CPU ?

    Hello everyone, first off I just want to say if you’re reading this, I genuinely appreciate you. Recently I decided to upgrade my CPU and because of that, I bought a motherboard that supports a LGA 1200 socket type. In short, I decided to run a i9-10900KF on a Gigabyte B460M D3SH (Micro-ATX...
  5. CollinTM

    [SOLVED] 4 3800x's arrived DOA. What can I do to ensure that my 5th one comes in working?

    [EDIT]: In my original post I left out a few key details. This system a dual pc in the enthoo 719 powered by the 1200w revolt x dual system psu. Top atx build is, supposed to be, a 3800x and 1080 FE. Bottom itx build is (currently) a 9900k on an asus rog z390i mini itx mobo w/ MSI 2080 super...
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    [SOLVED] GPU possibly DOA? How do I confirm this and what are the next steps?

    Recently started a new build and everything went fine until I got windows installed. Then after a brief period (sometimes up to ten minutes) the whole system would crash and the fans on the GPU (RTX 2070 Super) would suddenly be spinning at high speed. The system wouldn't lose power during the...
  7. 4LeafClover

    [SOLVED] Drive shows up in bios with 0 size?

    Crucial NVME ssd CT500P2SSD8 is detected in bios with a size of 0. When booting from a USB drive to the windows 10 installer the drive isn't seen at all. The build has an asrock b365m-itx/ac mother board... and I tried updating it's bios to the most recent instant flash 4.20 update. But that...
  8. Y

    [SOLVED] Is my CPU really DOA? I just need to know!

    So as title suggests, i'm thinking more and more that i'm one of the unlucky few to receive a DOA CPU... I recently upgraded a few parts in my system (new ssd and AIO cooler), the main being i went from Ryzen 1700x to a 3600. I'm running an ASROCK x370 board. The chip is compatible with the...
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    Question Ryzen 3600 / x370 bootloop. Nothing works!

    Hi I recently upgraded my cpu from a 1700x to a 3600 and at the same time replaced the cooler with an aio water cooler. The system powers on but either freezes at the bios screen where you hit f2/DEL to enter bios or just endlessly sticks at the screen directly after the bios entry screen...
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    Question ryzen 3700x stuck on DRAM LED

    I recently bought the 3700x, as expected, it needed my rog strix x470-F gaming motherboard to update the bios. once that finished i put in the 3700x again and it posted and booted it up. TODAY, the Dram LED light went on while booting up the pc. i re-slotted both sticks, nothing. i then put in...
  11. AtNvme

    Question Full rebuild, same issue

    Greetings, My friend's PC suddenly seems to have stopped working after having similar, but lesser issues for a while. It seems it always had issues booting up, leaving an infinite black screen after startup (no BIOS), but those issues would simply go away and happen rarely. This time, it seems...
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    Question New ASRock B450M DOA?

    Hi I just built a new pc. Build below: PCPartPicker Part List CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.89 @ OutletPC) Motherboard: ASRock - B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($75.61 @ OutletPC) Memory: ADATA - XPG GAMMIX D10 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($78.99 @...
  13. beefycactusyt

    [SOLVED] MSI x370 Gaming PRo Outdated BIOS, or DOA?

    Hi, I've bought a Ryzen 1600x to go along with my MSI Motherboard, but im pretty sure the firmware is older than what supports my cpu. Whats the best way to update the BIOS? Which Cpu could i borrow to guarantee compatibility? Thanks! Note: GPU and PSU confirmed working in other pc. also, only...
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    Question Am I right to assume my GPU is DOA?

    Setup: CPU: AMD - Athlon X4 860K Motherboard: ASRock - FM2A68M-HD+ Micro ATX RAM - 2x4gb DDR3-1600 PSU: EVGA - 430 W 80+ Certified So up until recently, I was using a GTX 1050 as my GPU but got a really good deal on an RX 570 (8GB OC) and decided to take it. I put it into my build today and...
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    [SOLVED] New mobo+cpu+ram won't Post/boot

    Hey, i just bought a new mobo+cpu+ ram combo to upgrade my pc, my build would be as follows: CPU: ryzen 5 1600 , Mobo: Gigabyte b450m bs3h , and 1x8 GB corsair vengeance black 2400 mhz ram stick as the new parts. My GPU is a 1060 6 gb and i tried testing with 2 PSU's , one bought yesterday : 750...
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    psu forza horizon 3

    hey guys I want to play forza horizon 3 my spec is gt 1030 amd Athlon x4 860k 6gb ram 1833mhz and I have a china psu 450w from 2014 I see a person in youtube who have a cpu from 2008 and 750 ti a cooler master b600 psu and 6 gb ram 800mhz he run with 30-40 fps I run the game with 6 fps is this...
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    i5-6600k or Ryzen 5 1600??

    Hi guys, I want to build a gaming pc. It will be use for gaming and programming. I thought on this build that I made on PC Part Picker with Ryzen 5 but I already have an Intel Motherboard LGA 1151 and a good CPU Cooler. What do you recommend?
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    Just emptied my drive, anything I should do before I put data back on?

    Hey guys, I just cleared out one of my external HDDs down to nothing, and just did a standard format (Windows 10) to NTFS and default allocation size. I was wondering if there is anything else I should do to the HDD before I start using it again?
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    PC Case Under 17inches

    I am building a PC and my desk cabinet is 17inches tall, so I need a case around 16 inches tall that can fit an ATX motherboard, USB 3 would be nice but I would like to spend around 50$. Any suggestions would be great! Thanks a lot
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    New build i7 6700K

    Doing a new build for the OH and have opted for an i7 6700K. Was going to go for an i5, but thought an i7 would be a better all rounder for gaming AND video proccessing and everyday computing. I'm just wondering which board and RAM would be a good bet alongside an i7 6700K. I was looking at...
  21. R

    I5 6600non k ,gta v help

    Hi, I have an I5 4440 and a Gtx 970(installed today),working with 16 gb DDR3 @1600 mhz, today I was trying to play gta 5 in very high/ultra preset keeping the 3.5 gb buffer in mind and I was just fine enough having 45-50 fps. I lowered the settings a little more(very high) to get a stable 60 fps...
  22. Thatcrashingguy

    Graphics Card Issues

    Hello, A few months ago I purchased a new ASUS Radeon R7 240 to replace my older ATI Radeon HD 3650. I installed the card without any problems. 6 Days later I started to receive crashes and various other unpleasant random restarts. These BSOD's seemed to be linked to the display drivers, so I...
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    New gaming PC

    Hi All,, I do everything on my PC from gaming, audio/video editing and virtual machines. Unlikely to overclock. I'm looking to purchase this at the end of this month. CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Motherboard...
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    Is this a good gaming and youtube computer

    Please help
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    Will memory frequency ower 1600 improve built-in graphics perfomance?

    Hi all. Currently im running using Intel HD 4600 and single DDR3 8GB module with 1600 MHz. I want to switch RAM to 2x4 (or, probably, 2x8) 1800-2133 MHz. Will it be noticeable different in games? And, for sure, will i3-4330 support this frequency? There is different info over the internet...
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    MemTest86 error question

    Hello everyone and thanks for your help in advance! I've recently assembled my own computer, but I've had errors installing applications. Some of the common errors that I get are 7-Zip: Data error and CRC error. I've checked my hard drive with S.M.A.R.T. and everything was okay. Today I ran...
  27. K

    Can I add a secondary GPU if I already have integrated graphics with my processor?

    I have an HP Pavillion 500-c60 desktop computer with an AMD Quad-Core A6-5200 APU processor and an integrated Radeon HD 8400 Graphics card. I don't know much about adding new parts, so I was wondering if it's possible to install a secondary GPU. I've already taken a look inside of my computer...
  28. Nukes32

    Well my computer bottleneck?

    Motherboard - ASRock FM2A78M-HD+ FM2+ / FM2 AMD A78 CPU - A10 5800k Video Card - R9 270X GAMING 2G Ram - Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 Fan - Hyper 212 evo Power supply - XFX Graphics Core Edition PRO550W Case - Raidmax TYPHOON ATX Mid Will my ram bottleneck...
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    Advise on First Computer Build!?

    Any tips on my first computer build? I have a $1500 budget, and was wondering if anyone new how I could really use the budget to its full potential, such as getting a cheaper part to benefit another. I am from Canada so please take the...
  30. farmeeli

    Overclocking my i5-4670K, help?

    I have an i5-4670K, and I was thinking of overclocking it. I have a 650w psu, and my system only uses about 420w. I have 2 660 Ti's, one overclocked. I have two basic case fans on top and on the back, and venting on one side, plus front, top, and bottom. What should I overclock it by? Will it...
  31. S

    My PC is not able to play game smoothly in any settings???? help me!!!!!!

    Hey guys In my PC all the games are stucking I dont no why but i checked in system requirements lab and in that tomb raider,assassin's creed 3,saints row 4 all are showing that it will in ultra but its not happening ???? please help me guys!!!!! i am in serious need!!!!! My specs are:- AMD...