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  1. pescaru98

    Question PC turns on, beeps 5 times thens turn off (no display output) ?

    Hello, i am facing a problem with a PC. -> I turn it on (with or without RAM sticks), it starts long beeping for 5 times, but in the middle of the 5th beep, the system powers off and then power on again (continuing to do the same thing). -> I get no video output PC specs: -> Motherboard...
  2. jimjamran

    Question Bricked Motherboard - Any suggestions / troubleshooting tips?

    Hello I was recently sold a faulty motherboard - I managed to get my money back however the seller has gone quiet so I guess I can keep the faulty board? Anyway - I'd like to give fixing it a go, always keen to learn. Current setup for testing: HX1200 PSU *8-pin + 24-pin) B550 Aorus Elite Ax...
  3. mmzf

    Question What if?

    What if one of my memory module gets faulty and other 3 modules are alright & i have to remove the faulty one from laptop, what things will i have to edit in windows to make windows work normal with less ram?
  4. A

    Question PC seems to be running slow, GPU will be running at 95% then fall to 10-20 causing huge fps loss

    I started noticing last week and this week that my computer was starting to feel less responsive. Windows start opening a little slower, the browser webpages are slightly delayed, and yesterday games that I was getting 144 fps in are now dropping to 20-30 fps. I've monitored task manager and my...
  5. Pstar7

    Question My PC died. Need help.

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  6. bluetiger9

    [SOLVED] Asus PRIME X570-PRO - Schematics or Repair Guide?

    Is there any chance to get a Circuit Schematics or Troubleshooting / Repair Guide for the Asus PRIME X570-PRO motherboard? Or maybe for an another X570 / X470 / B550 / B450 motherboard? --- Hello! I got a faulty Asus PRIME X570-PRO motherboard, and I'm trying to identify the root cause of the...
  7. jellisellis

    Question Possible Problem with PSU?

    I have a corsair RM 850w PSU, in the past couple of days there have been some problems with my PC, first one being the PSU will just restart sometimes, or the screen will go black and I cannot do anything including turning the tower off by power button. I need to go behind the PC and flick the...
  8. A

    Question PC rebooting after installing new RAM ?

    Hello, Just today my new RAM arrived but after installing it my PC just keeps rapidly rebooting itself. The new RAM I installed is exact same model as existing RAM (HX432C16FB3/16). The reboots occur both when both RAMS are installed (in the correct slots according to manufacturer) but also...
  9. Polo10101

    Question 3 ram slots are present but gives off memory as if all 4 slots are populated

    Hey guys, so i have 4x4gb ram sticks in all slots. It shows full 16gb but only 3 ram slots are coming up. The computer has been crashing a lot when it receives a bigger load such as gaming or even when watching videos. It has been doing all the other tasks fine like opening and typing on word...
  10. GmingBoss

    Question Vega 64 GPU-Tach blinking shortly on boot

    Hi, I've recently purchased a Vega 64 (luckily not too overpriced) from powercolor in the red devil design. Unfortunately, it doesn't post at all, here's what I know: Previous owner sometimes had issues with the GPU posting. Previous owner had this issue fixed with a hard restart (taking the...
  11. T

    Question Faulty laptop replacement screen?

    Hello, I recently replaced my Lenovo 3305 laptop screen. However, when I turn back on there’s no display, just lots of white lines horizontally. I plugged my old screen back in and it works (the old screen is cracked but still semi functional). Am I doing something wrong or does this seem...
  12. abdulrhman_jalal

    [SOLVED] Unusual problems with my GPU help!

    SPECS: CPU: i7 7700 GPU: GIGABYTE G1 GTX 1060 6GB MOBO: ASUS STRIX B250F RAM: KINGSTON 8x2 GB 2400mhz PSU: COUGAR 550W Okay so basically this is what happens: 1-I boot from the iGPU while the GPU is plugged in → I get a blue screen if I do anything NVIDIA GPU related (i.e install the NVIDIA...
  13. V

    [SOLVED] Is it possible that my new and sealed PNY XLR8 3080 arrived faulty ?! o_o

    Good morning. I Hope to find some wise advice. I have installed the PNY 3080 on my pc, but i have black screen... the pc starts, the fans of the case and gpu run, but monitor remains black. "nothing connected" (i use Display Port for connecting the monitor to gpu) While if I reinstalling my...
  14. ashclouds9

    Question PC won't turn on, are my RAM slots faulty?

    Today I bought a MOBO of someone (Z390 aorus master) and I'm experiencing issues with the ram slots. Slot 1 & 2 do not seem to be working. When putting ram into slot 3 or 4, the pc will boot to the bios. Putting ram into 3 and 4 will give a message saying to put a stick into slot 2. Ram in 2 and...
  15. Giant Hunger

    [SOLVED] Could heat up my GPU fix faulty vram?

    Hey, so i just bought the msi gtx 650 ti and it has some vram issue, whenever I open a game, it would always crash, so I open up msi afterburner and lower the core clock and memery clock down and it didn't crash any more, so I guess it was the vram problem. So I was thinking if I could heat up...
  16. forianzsiga

    Question Help troubleshooting faulty laptop display ?

    Hi y'all! My question would be how can i diagnose blank screen problem on a laptop? No backlight turned on when boot. I wanna know if its the pc or the screen is faulty. Is it possible to connect the PC screen serial via USB to my Desktop and see if it gives out voltage or not? If there's...
  17. Apple_Budget

    [SOLVED] Help with atempt of repairing graphics card

    So, i bought an zotac gtx 970 dual fan that the fans turn on and off multiple times, i've decided to give it a go because it was pretty cheap and im also trying to learn eletronics. So far, there are no short in the mosfets neither in the PCI neither in the 12v conectors, and i have no idea what...
  18. M

    Question Hair Pulling System Troubleshoot

    Hello all, This is the first time that I post on this forum, as I searched everywhere for an answer to the situation I'm currently facing without finding it. I'm currently restoring an old Acer Predator G3610 system which has a lot of sentimental value for one of my friends. I totally...
  19. S

    [SOLVED] RAM not running at the correct speeds

    I recently upgraded from my i7 4790k to a ryzen 5 3600, I have 16gbs of corsair vengeance 3600mhz RAM but no matter what I do in the bios it runs at 2133mhz if I try put it up to 3600mhz my system won't boot at all just keeps resetting itself until eventually defaults to 2133mhz anyone else...
  20. Lucas Swordsen

    [SOLVED] RAM is faulty, but pc works fine when not under load?

    So I built a new pc (specs will be down below) and it seemed to be working just fine. However when under load (gaming) I would either get a black screen and the pc would become unresponsive OR I would get a blue screen which said something about a service system error and a kernel error. Tried...
  21. huynhat

    [SOLVED] my PC won't send out any signal

    Hello Tom's HARDWARE community, I'm a new user and would like to get some much needed help here. Suddenly my pc give no signal to the monitor, both the external gpu and the integrated gpu I have tried stripping it all, removing almost all components to the bare minimum and it still not work...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] Is my PSU faulty?

    Ok, so of recent my PC when I try and boot it takes 2/3 goes before it finally boots to the desktop, I am wondering if my PSU is faulty because of this and both me and my dad agree there is a slight burning smell coming from it I know this is probably a dead give away but want to know for...
  23. Samnic Salvatore

    Question GPU not working, System doesnt boot

    Hi Fellow Pc Enthusiasts I have a faulty zotac gtx 1070 mini that doesn't boot for some reason. After putting it into my system and plugging in the display port, the monitor's led shows green but the system can't boot whenever I press the power button. Anyone has any ideas how to fix? I'm...
  24. K

    Question PC slow boot times on SSD

    Greetings, a year ago I got myself an 480GB SSD from Kingston. Boot times and overall responsiveness improved by a large margin and I was very happy with it. About a month ago, I noticed everything slowed down, boot times became slower than on my old failing hard drive and after finally getting...
  25. dewi_arashi

    Question Mixing and matching 3 ram?

    So I bought a 2x16GB White HyperX Fury 3200Mhz RAM, tests it with memtest and found out one of them is fine and the other are faulty, it has thousand of errors, so right now I'm stuck with single stick of 16GB of RAM. The website I where bought it is a marketplace where I can complaint and get a...
  26. Spaghetti123

    [SOLVED] Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL case -- front LED is only partially turned on ?

    I put together my pc about 2 days ago but i've found that there is one portion of the front led strip that only turns on. The rest doesn't turn on and i'm wondering if it's a problem with the cables or if it's just a faulty case? I've plugged in the sata connector and connected the vdg...
  27. djennings93

    [SOLVED] Faulty PSU?

    Hi, I hope someone could be a legend and let me know if in fact my psu is faulty. Is first started when it took 3/4 tries to boot to desktop. Initially it everything would light up, fans running but wouldn't show nothing on the screen but after a few tries it would boot and perform fine. More...
  28. khodex1997

    [SOLVED] Something wrong with my 2080S?

    This is my graphics card idling in FFXIV: View: https://i.imgur.com/uNn4soW.png Steady ~60% seems high for a game like FFXIV. It goes down to a little over half when I alt tab. I'm playing on 1080p with highest settings. I feel like this is a bit high. I am pretty sure I still have a warranty...
  29. sidekick99

    [SOLVED] Faulty 3070

    I have been struggling with my new build lately. So my new build pc would randomly shut down at idle and while gaming, i can “trigger” the shutdown by running need for speed heat. Everytime it would load the pc shuts off. I replaced my 650W with a 850W psu and still my pc would shutdown. I...
  30. M

    Question Graphics card fans sound like a vacuum, non-stop

    Hello ladies & gents, I have an issue w/ my Zotac Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 graphics card running on Windows 10. Please see this link for a summary of the specs, https://1drv.ms/u/s!AoWBcHkfksvNjQWRLyP-sQVlAIWd Odd thing is nothing appears to be overheating, both software monitors or to the...
  31. C

    [SOLVED] Intel I225-V Faulty?

    So I was so happy to upgrade my PC that I originally built in 2014. However, I feel like I have been shafted by ASUS and Intel, respectively. I just bought a ASUS Prime Z490-A motherboard with the i7 10700K. After doing some research, I feel like I have fallen into the trap that everyone else...
  32. AdiHashxx

    Question ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-E cpu red light and dram yellow light

    Specs:ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-E I7-9700K 32 GB R.A.M 3200 Mhz 1TB N.VME RTX 2070 SUPER I built the pc yesterday, tried to boot it up,RGB lit up and the fans started spinning and there was a red C.P.U light and yellow DRAM light for about 30 seconds then the pc turned off. Doesn't post can't get to...
  33. O

    [SOLVED] USB ports acting weird

    I wasn’t really sure where to post this question but the USB ports are on my motherboard so I’m posting it here. So yesterday after turning on my pc 3 of the USB ports started acting strange. When I plug in my usb headset to either one of them it’s not recognized in windows I know the USB ports...
  34. Milton_Daniel23

    Question GPU only works after a break

    I've been on this weird situation, about 6 days ago my GPU (a 4gb 1050 Ti) stopped displaying image but the computer kept running as normal, was able to switch to motherboard display port to see that the gpu had disappeared from device manager. Tried removing dust, reinstalling drivers, changing...
  35. DroidG

    [SOLVED] Is my GPU faulty?

    Hi, I recently bought a new ASUS 2080 Super OC edition V2 and at first it worked fine, now i'm facing severe crashes and BSoD only when i'm gaming. I have tested many things, RAM. CPU, i installed all possible drivers, everithing updated, turned off every overclock, etc. I think the problem...
  36. D

    [SOLVED] No Display, tried everything

    I posted here a few weeks ago about my pc not showing any display on my monitor. Since then, I have assumed my motherboard (ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING) needed a bios update in order to use my CPU (AMD Ryzen 5 3600), so I requested and received a temporary boot kit from AMD to manually update...
  37. A

    Question Faulty/damaged component causing freezing question.

    Good afternoon, I have had an issue for a while now where my computer will randomly freeze for around 10 seconds. Following this, some things might break, like a video player that was going, and sometimes nothing will happen. There are also times, after the freeze, where both my monitors...
  38. M

    [SOLVED] Hard disk problem

    So, today I've noticed that my E partition is missing. OK that is odd. Removed the hard drive and noticed that it is not working. My older drive is working, I can hear it clearly, but this one seemed stuck. So I've opened I, managed to release the needle,, handle or how the hell its called...
  39. T

    [SOLVED] Windows 10/system doesn't load correctly & lag spike issue

    Hello! Recently got myself a new PC, but I've been experiencing some weird issues. First one happens while turning on my PC. For some reason my PC skips the entire loading process if the PC has been turned off for a while (couple hours). I see a short MSI splashscreen (the moment you can...
  40. jiwoonhan

    Question PC wont go into BIOS nor POST

    So I recently bought myself a brand new CPU, motherboard and RAM and when I installed everything, the computer would turn on along with all the RGB (Fans and RAM) but the pc wont output on a display. All the parts beside the CPU, Motherboard and RAM have been in use so I know there is no problem...