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  1. O

    Question New cpu causes boot process to freeze and I cannot login to windows; cpu light brief flash to a longer flash of the dram light (mobo)

    I recently tried to install a new i9 9900k in replacement for my i5 9600k to which every time I would boot the system, I would get past the bios screen and windows would begin to load but fail. My first boot looked promising as it detected a new cpu and once it told me to set it up in the bios...
  2. V

    Question PC DRAM error mid use

    So I booted my PC today and after I left it on for a while (It successfully booted) my screen started glitching out, and my PC got stuck. If I hard reboot it, my computer continuously boot cycles and reboots during the DRAM check. When I switch some RAM slots, they PC boots successfully but then...
  3. 1layerdeeper

    [SOLVED] (SOLVED) DRAM, VGA, Debug LED's, on startup and restart, CPU fan RGB flashing

    PSU was the issue- upgraded wattage to 1000w- no problems- may have been overkill for my set up System Specs: Mobo: MSI Arsenal gaming B450 Tomahawk CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700x COOLING: Stock AMD fan GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX1060 6GB RAM:G.SKILL Aegis 8GB 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3000 (PC4 24000) Memory...
  4. E

    Question Went on a trip, no computer no longer works

    I’ll start by listing my parts: I7 6700k non oc’d, 16gb Corsair vengeance ddr4 ram Krait z170a mobo 1080 fe gpu Storage is ssd and hdd My issue is as follows: I recently went on a weekend trip, pc working perfectly fine, and once I returned home my pc wouldn’t boot. Originally I tried a...
  5. N

    Question Should I buy a SSD without DRAM?

    Hello everyone, I am currently using my Dell Inspiron 1464 (2011) laptop and I wish to upgrade my storage. I am planning to remove the optical drive and replace it with a SSD inside a SATA caddy. I have few confusions though. 1. I am planning to buy Crucial BX500 480GB ssd, which is DRAM-less...
  6. BradleyPJ

    Question [VIDEO] power cycling pc, dram and CPU debug lights. Gigabyte Aorus ultra gaming 2

    Video Have taking this to a repair shop to be fixed and they reported it as working and ran a 1 hour test it while in Windows, I know it must have worked as Netflix reported a login for that area at the time of the test. Is there some easy fix for this issue? The lights in the bottom right of...
  7. 21CmOfPain

    Question Old and New DRAM sticks compatibility issues. (Crashing)

    My old PC which I'm giving away to my sister has 8GB of ram, so I decided to add 8GB more but me being in a rush I bought the exact same ram sticks but with the only difference being the manufacturing date (years apart). Turns out the ticking timing of the sticks has changed and now they crash...
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    Question DRAM not detected

    I've been through everything I've seen but my pc still won't post. My Specs are: Motherboard: MSI AMD MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI CPU: Ryzen 5 2600X RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws V 16GB (1x16GB) DDR4 3200Mhz PSU: Cooler Master MWE Gold 650W 80 Plus Gold Videocard: MSI NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GAMING Z 6GB...
  9. SlamBeast

    Question What is my DRAM actually running at?

    My Bios is telling me one thing and CpuZ is telling me another. x370-f 1700x Corsair Vengeance pro 2x8 3200mhz
  10. M

    Question Ryzen, Asus and Ram no post/black screen/yellow light error on motherboard. How I fixed it.

    If anyone is running into trouble with a new Ryzen build that won't post and gives a DRAM error (yellow led on mobo) on the first startup with no post/black screen. Might have a solution for you. I got my Strix B450F mobo yesterday with 2x8gb Corsair Vengeance Pro 3200 ram and Ryzen 5 3600. All...
  11. ryukojin

    [SOLVED] Gigabyte B450 Aorus Motherboard alternating DRAM and CPU red lights

    So I am attempting to assemble my first gaming rig. At the moment I am trying to test the CPU, RAM, SSD and GPU before I fit the components into the case. My plan was to install fresh copy of Windows to see whether there are any issues or not. I am facing the following problems: Upon switching...
  12. S

    Question Is my NB Frequency too low?

    Hi i've been researching NB frequency and I cannot quite figure out the math for what my NB frequency should be. From all the screenshots i've seen the NB frequency has always been a multiple of the DRAM but mine is equal to it. View: https://imgur.com/a/OO82c3j CPU: AMD Ryzen 7-1800x...
  13. throwawayaccnt

    Question RAM compatibility for EVGA 112-CS-E365-KR (300 series) B360?

    Hey all, I'm building my girl a gaming PC, I was looking over EVGA's suggested memory recommendations for their B360 mATX board, all of the recommendations were sets of 4GB. Would I be fine using Corsair Vengeance 2666 (CMK16GX4M2A2666C16) , OLOy (MD4U082616BGDA) or any other 2x8GB DDR4 sticks...
  14. S

    Question Blinking red light on DRAM

    about once every minute my DRAM on my motherboard will flash red and stay like that for a solid 5 seconds, my motherboard is...
  15. N

    Question Ryzen 5 2400g has no VRAM

    Hello all, I just finished my new Ryzen 5 2400g build and everything was going fine until I started trying to dedicate some extra DRAM into VRAM (I already had 1GB and the game was running fine but I thought adding some wouldn't do any harm). To do this I added a few things into the registry...
  16. Crashman

    How To Simple RAM Overclocking With a Few Clicks: How to Enable XMP

    What is XMP, and how do I use it to get my high-speed memory to its full rated performance on Intel and AMD motherboards? Simple RAM Overclocking With a Few Clicks: How to Enable XMP : Read more
  17. C

    Question PC does not boot properly, need EZ Debug LED clarification

    Whenever I try to turn on my pc, nothing but my motherboard LEDs turn on. No display or fans. I have an MSI X470 Gaming Plus motherboard and it has this EZ Debug LED feature that may help on figuring out the problem. When I turn it on, the CPU LED turns on for a moment then turns off. The DRAM...
  18. SlagRat

    Question I've installed a new motherboard but now it has DRAM issues?

    So I've just recently bought a new motherboard to replace my old Gigabyte Z270X. I got the ASUS STRIX Z270H. After taking it all out and putting in the motherboard, starting it up I got no beep, no lights and no video output. Noticing I left some things unplugged I plugged everything back in...
  19. furello

    Question 6 GB RAM (2x4) but only 1.95 GB usable

    I have 6 GB RAM (2x4) connected but only 1.95 GB RAM is read, I watched tutorials on Youtube but none of them worked. I run a Windows 10 64bit.
  20. C

    [SOLVED] DRAM problem on Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master

    I'm having my first build with below components: Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS MASTER ATX LGA1151 Motherboard Intel Core i9-9900K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor Corsair Vengeance LPX 64 GB (4x16GB) DDR4-3200 Memory EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 XC ULTRA NZXT Kraken X72 Liquid CPU Cooler Corsair RMx 1000 W 80+ ATX...
  21. W

    [SOLVED] killdisk usb booting partially

    Hey guys i was wanting to start from complete scartch however, when i creat a killdisk usb it boots to starting udev daemon for hotplug support and stops.... Any suggestions?
  22. H

    Question Bottlenecking? Or not

    Hey guys Had this question in mind. I currently have an fx 8350 with an asus strix GTX 960 with a 650W Psu. I'm planning to upgrade my gpu to an Rx 590 but I'm hearing this might cause reduced performance of the 590. Internet says cpu might bottleneck gpu. Internet also says bottlenecking...
  23. M

    Question Can't Get Above 30 FPS

    Hi, I cannot seem to achieve over 30 FPS in MSI Kombustor and when running a game such as CSGO on very low settings it's very choppy and unplayable. The laptop I have I originally bought for uni work but I would like to play games now as well and I expected it would be able to. I've tried...
  24. robertbhart

    Question Using analog stick on mouse only games?

    Does anyone know of a good way to use a device seen as an analog joystick (in Windows 7) with games that only allow mouse input? I have fixed arcade guns connected to my PC via an Ultimarc Apac. They work very well with mame but I can't use them with gun games on the model 2 emulator. Games...
  25. S

    Question p5ql pro + q9550 fail oc

    i am on 3.4 stable can up3.4 to 3.7????? q9550 3.4 4x2g kingston 800
  26. S

    Question i5-3470

    Suggestions for ddr3 and lga1155 cpu socket mATX motherboard
  27. K

    Question Problem booting already installed windows

    Soo my problems started when i bought my new gpu and some cooling fans... When i started to remove things i labeld the order of sata drives conected.. Soo i had my ssd in the sata 6..my1tb hdd in sata 4 and my 500gb hdd in sata 2..when i disconected everything and tryed to do some cable...
  28. T

    Question New Build - display issue - Ryzen 5 2400g

    Hello all, I built a new PC and everything is fine through the windows install. When i go to load the drivers (from here: https://www.amd.com/en/support/apu/amd-ryzen-processors/amd-ryzen-5-desktop-processors-radeon-vega-graphics/amd-ryzen-5-0 ) they install fine but after reboot the PC is on...
  29. I

    Question Monitor shows out of range when trying to set a custom resolution

    hello dear people, so i just upgraded from an asus 1070strix to a new evga 2080 model my main problem however is me not being able to set a custom stretched resolution in the nvidia control center and have it work with my games i am doing this cause im used to playing my competitive games...
  30. A

    Question Wait for 3600G or buy 2400G now ?

    Planning to upgrade PC almost after a decade. Purpose : Only Gaming And I look forward to CPU with integrated GPU Current Rig : intel core 2 duo e7500 4 gb DDR2 RAM GTX 760 2gb ( 5 years old) CoolerMaster 500w ( 4 years old ) Planning to Buy : 2400G with suitable budget motherboard and 2x4...
  31. S

    [SOLVED] Corsair - H55 57 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Hardware

    Does the Cosair H55 57 CFM CPU Cooler come with an adapter that would support mounting to a Micro-ATX AM4 Motherboard? Specifically a MSI - B450M BAZOOKA Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard, or would I have to find a separate mounting adapter from another seller to allow the use of these two parts together?
  32. J

    [SOLVED] pc only starts when cpu power cable is unplugged :/

    Last night unfortunately my pc randomly cut out, i turned it off at the outlet and turned it back on again. The lights turn on for a split second and then all turn off, the only thing that is left on is the front io power led. My suspicions was that it was the psu so i switched it out for a new...
  33. barbarianhorde

    Bad Sector Repair

    Hey guys, per the title I need some help repairing bad sectors on one of my drives. The drive in question is a 3TB HD, my problem is I wiped in Disk part prior to the issues starting, so I went back into Windows, went to administrative tools>storage> Disk Management as I usually do, selected the...
  34. X

    [SOLVED] What cooler should I use for a Ryzen 5 2600x

    What cooler should I use for the Ryzen 5 2600x looking for an RGB cooler or a fan on the CPU cooler to be either 120mm or 140mm so I can fit a phanteks halo on it
  35. L

    [SOLVED] AVR specifications for PC

    Hello, i plan to get an AVR for my PC. Here are my specs: i7-8700 GTX 1080 Auros H370 Gaming 3 Motherboard T-force Delta 2 x 8g 2666MHz Thermaltake Toughpower 750w Gold Is there such thing as a recommended specification for an AVR that i must find? thanks!
  36. A

    What should I upgrade to for gaming?

    So recently new games such as BFV and COD 4 have been released and I played both games but my fps was always below 70fps. All my in game settings are set to low / off and I was wondering what upgrade I should do to my computer that would help me run these games at 100+ consistent fps. Specs...
  37. R

    Omen Command Centre not showing overclock options

    Not sure if anyone can help out here. But the Omen Command Centre showing overclock options all black. http:// Thanks!
  38. Z

    [SOLVED] Is i5 9600K enough for RTX 2080 TI

    My system is: Core i5 9600K Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB 2666 Mhz Asus Z370 Prime Seasonic M12II Bronze 750Watt ROG Swift PG348Q (Gsync) Is the 9600K cpu enough for RTX 2080 TI at 3440x1440 resolution and 100hz refresh rate on gaming? Or the gpu will be bottleneck? TIA
  39. A

    [SOLVED] Update my CPU good idea or bad?

    greetings soo i'm thinking on update my Intel i5 6500 to one intel i7 7700K, but my moetherboard is an asus maximus hero VIII, and seing that in two years we are now on the 9th generation, you guys believe is a good idea pay 369E, sins for example the I7 9700k costs just 140 more? and yes i know...
  40. F

    [SOLVED] i5 8600k vs ryzen 5 2600x

    Recently I was thinking of upgrading my CPU. I can't really decide which one to chose. I mainly game and don't stream neither I edit anything. So while gaming Intel would give me 5-15 extra frames. But ryzen would be better for everything else which I don't do as much (editing and any other work...