Forum discussion tagged with failure.
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    Question help with deciding if bad psu

    Hello, For the last 2 days my PC has been shutting down unexpectedly and my GPU is crashing when playing. This only happens when I open a GPU intensive program like a game. I monitored the voltage of my GPU when playing, but it has never exceeded 1200mv. The strange part is that after a few...
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    Question what can cause a collapse in USB voltage?

    Hi everyone! I have a Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 mainboard with a Corsair RM750i power supply. I was noticing the other day that my USB devices disconnect at random so I investigated a bit further. I measured the voltage at any given USB port which is 5.06V. However, when I'd connect a load (I...
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    Question Drives sometimes not recognized after power outage.

    The PC I use is my first build, worked perfectly for a couple years now, but recently, after a power outage (which i think was caused by a transformer explosion based on the loud bang outside), Half of the time when I turn my PC on it won't recognize my boot drive, and most of the time when it...
  4. Festro

    Question HDD reverts after shutdown

    Had two hard drives die on me in the past two months one hybrid and one nvme SSD, both different manufacturers the only similarity is that they are part of the windows OS. The HDD reverts after reboot (think faronic's Deepfreeze) delete files, format, install software, even secure erase...
  5. K

    Question Help with Confirming a Suspected (Imminent) SSD Failure?

    I have a SSD that I have owned for about a year that I suspect may be beginning to fail. The SSD in question is a KingSpec 360GB SSD 2.5 Inch SATA3 drive. The symptoms are that sometimes when I am trying to save to the drive e.g. saving a video or image from the web there will be a long pause (5...
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    Question SSD Boot Failure

    I'm having a problem where my PC wont boot from any ssd. Initially I had a pny 250gb ssd windows 10 boot drive I was transporting my PC and it was working fine before moving. After I hooked it up next i got a boot error saying " Disk boot error, please insert disk and press enter." So I assumed...
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    Question CPU fan error

    Hello everyone... I have a little problem, everytime I start up my computer, it gets the "cpu fan error" as soon as it appears a simple reboot makes it disappear, but when I turn off the computer the cycle repeats itself and I dont understand why... *Its a new problem. My motherboard and cpu...
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    Question PC will not enter POST, possible motherboard failure?

    Specs: Mobo: Asrock Fatal1ty Z87 Killer CPU: Intel i5 4670k GPU: Gigabyte GTX 760 PSU: OCZ ZT 650 watt RAM: 2x 4gb GSkill Ripjaws X HDD: Seagate 1tb OS: Windows 7 So this is my dad's pc I built for him a few years ago, and recently my dad tried turning his PC on for the day and it would power...
  9. swrussell66

    Question My PC starts for a split second and shuts off again

    So today I was playing GTA fine, I left for driving lessons and switched my pc off by the power supply switch at the back. When I got home I hit the on button and it started for a split second and then stopped, nothing appeared to have any power but I wasn’t sure, I dismantled the PC and rebuilt...
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    Question Motherboard dead?

    I have a homebuilt, Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 motherboard, AMD Phenom 4 core processor, 8gB Corsair Vengance memory 1600gHz 9-9-9-24 and an Asus video board (inexpensive but I can't find the box and there is no description on the card. Nvidia though). I was using a Corsair VX550W power supply.Unit...
  11. mrcstalgic

    Question PC not "Starting Up" on startup

    Startups on my PC sometimes works as planned, quickly starting up, but more often than I would like it to my PC either freezes on the ASUS Start Up Screen, the Windows Start Up Screen, or just stays on a black screen and all with the PC Fans and RGB Lights Active. I'm starting to get the...
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    Question Short Game Audio Drop Outs (Motherboard and GPU Audio)

    I have an ongoing problem with my PC where the game audio will drop out every so often for around a second or two then come back as if nothing happened. Sometimes the pause or loss of audio is very brief sometimes it is longer but usually always in the range of 1-2 seconds. It can happen in any...
  13. Emdeevy

    Question New build freezes after bios spash screen..

    Hey guys, now I know this might be a duplicated post and I’d like to apologize if that is the case in advance.I have this problem that I’m struggling with for a few weeks now. Bought every part to build my first pc, I’ll post the specs below. After building it up, it worked flawlessly for about...
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    Question Regular GPU crashes?

    Okay, so basically sometimes randomly it seems like my GPU is crashing. The colors on my screen will glitch or I would have huge red bars across my screen, the sound will crash / freeze and i'm forced to shut down my pc. When I launch it again it usually has some of the same red bars or weird...
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    Question is this a return to manufacture situation?

    I just want additional opinions, in case I made some glaring error, but I think I'm gonna get stuck sending this back and I think it is the motherboard not the psu. It is a system made from this parts list...
  16. intermasg

    Question Compatibility of "Sapphire RX 580 Special Edition" graphics card with the "Intel DH55HC" motherboard

    I installed my graphic card "Sapphire RX 580 on a motherboard" Intel DH55HC "with processor" Core I5 650 "and it does not show video, I need to know if there is compatibility, what solution exists to be able to use it on that motherboard.