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    Question i7 87000 (non k) stuck at 4.3GHz

    I have an i7 8700 and a gigabyte z370 aurous gaming 5 motherboard and for some reason the CPU frequency is always stuck at 4.3GHz. Normally, unless I am using an overclocked CPU, the CPU frequency is very low when I am using the computer for basic tasks and only turbos when I am gaming, but...
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    Question My PC stays switched on only for 2 seconds. Is my mobo dead?

    I have a peculiar situation, that's why posting a new thread. I have been using AMD PHENOM II X6 1075T with Asus M4A78 mobo. I bought an used i5 4460S with Gigabyte GA B85M D3H. The System ran fine at the computer shop I purchased.But it's not switching on in home. It just runs for a single...
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    Question Gigabyte G31M-S2L - Success Bios update - black screen

    Hello folks, Yesterday I took my old 775 Gigabyte MB and I bought new CPU(Xeon E5450) in order to bring new life to that old machine. I tried to put the cpu in the MB, and it recognized it but the machine has shut down and it never succeeded to post the OS screen. So I put my old e5200 cpu...
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    Question Cpu cooling problem: 8350

    Hy everyone, I'd appreciate your help.. My old motherboard blew. Machine was completely dead: no screen, no beeps, only ancillary fans. It was an AM3+ armed with an AMD FX-8120. MB: Gigabyte GA-970-DSP3, ver. 1.1. Also, due to some fiddling I managed to blow the CPU too: at first during testing...
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    Solved! How to update the BIOS for ram and processor on Gigabyte A320M motherboard for Ryzen?

    I want to upgrade to a Ryzen 3000 cpu or maybe the Ryzen 5 2600. I won't be overclocking my cpu and just using the stock cooler, etc. However, someone online told me my ram is limited by a lower frequency though I think it's just 2400 mhz ram but not sure if this board supports it. I have it...
  6. johnx125

    Question Smartphone only charges when connected to USB 3.0 port

    I have a Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone and a desktop computer with a Gigabyte 970A-UD3P rev. 2.0 motherboard. The problem here is that when I connect my phone to my pc via USB 3.0 it won't transfer data it only charges. When I connect it to USB 2.0 it transfers data no problem and charges at the same...
  7. BigC847

    Question Why is my pc not detecting the ram I added to my old pc?

    My friends PC was built a decade ago and wanted to add some ram to pep it up a bit. After installing ram, the computer posts, but doesnt recognize the additional ram. Gigabyte ultra durable 3 mobo i7 975 processor Windows 7 pro 64 bit Existing ram: 3x 2GB ddr3 2000 CL 9:9:9:27 New ram: 3x 4GB...
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    Question Does Threadripper need both 4 and 8 pin power connectors on MoBo

    I have recently got a new Ryzen Threadripper 1920x and a x399 Aorus Gaming 7 TR4 in a bundle. My current PSU is just a year old EVGAGQ 1000w and is working fine but I lost some of the cables and now I'm left with one 4pin CPU power connector. The Aorus Gaming 7 motherboard has one 4pin and one...
  9. SoumyaHD

    Question Futureproof Graphic card

    Want a modern card for my brother so he can do work plus play at the same machine Mostly VFX works and multimedia and also recent aaa titles at 60+ fps 1080 or 1440 Budget 300-500 USD. Team Red or Blue or Green Whatever Thanks in advance and it also should work as good after 5 years later...
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    Question How to tell if my Gigabyte motherboard uses AMI UEFI BIOS or AWARD BIOS?

    Hi, I have a Gigabyte Z390 Xtreme. How can I tell if it is using the AMI UEFI BIOS or the AWARD BIOS mentioned in the following guide? https://lifehacker.com/the-always-up-to-date-guide-to-building-a-hackintosh-o-5841604
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    Solved! Bsod whenever I insall 2 RAMs (dual channel)

    Hi guys.. I don't know what went wrong but I am having this issue after 2 months of buying these parts. Didn't happen before. I updated bios to the latest version thinking it might solve the issue.. I get a bsod that say s"Memory Management" whenever I use 2 sticks of ram. The motherboard has 2...
  12. techflame700

    Question What variant of GTX 1660 Ti should I get?

    I've been comparing 3 GTX 1660 Tis from Gigabyte and I can't decide between them. One uses 2 90mm fans, the next one uses 2 100mm fans and the high end model uses 3 80mm fans. I don't plan on overclocking. Out of all of them which one is quieter? Can 3 80mm fans preform better than 2 100mm...
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    Question 4gb memory not working on 2nd slot

    I have a Gigabyte mb. GA-B75M-HD3. It has 2 memory slots. I have 3 ram modules. 2x4gb (both same specs)and 1x2gb. The problem is pc doesn't boot when a 4gb ram is installed in slot 2. Like this: Slot 1: 4gb Module A - Slot 2: Empty - Works. Slot 1: 4gb Module B - Slot 2: Empty - Works. Slot 1...
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    Solved! Best air cooled RTX 2080 (non-Ti) cards

    After talking myself out of buying an RTX 2080 Ti due to the insane cost increase over the RTX 2080 and not enough of a performance increase to justify the cost, I have turned my sights on the RTX 2080s. Looking around on Newegg and some review sites to try and narrow down which to buy, there...
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    Question Wifi keeps disconnecting me every few mins or so.

    I have a GIGABYTE Z390 I AORUS PRO WiFi MITX model and use the wifi as I don't have ethernet in my room. I had a ASUS x99 deluxe before this board for a 5820k but now am on a 9600k. Whenever i'm in discord or in a game I can usually play about 1 round or game and be fine but then my internet...
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    Question Planning on getting a Gigabyte PSU. Thoughts?

    Budget PSU-s here are pretty scarce, nothing from EVGA to Corsair etc. (there are some but they are way over my money limit), the only ones that are around 50-60$ are LC power, cooler master, chieftec, ms stuff and others, that I know are pretty bad. But I just found a Gigabyte GP-PB500 for 50$...
  17. News Gigabyte Bundles Overclocked Core i9-9900K With $900 Motherboard

    Pre-overclocked Core i9-9900K's for those who can’t… be bothered. Read more here. THOMAS SODERSTROM @Crashman Thomas Soderstrom is a Senior Staff Editor at Tom's Hardware US. He tests and reviews cases, cooling, memory and motherboards.
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    Question Brand New PC HELP!!!

    I just built a brand new pc yesterday and when I went to turn it on it would stay on for a few seconds then shut down and quickly turn back on again. I noticed the CPU error light was on after it turned back on. I have tried reseating my RAM / CPU / GPU / PSU / all SSD and HHD. Here are the...
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    Question Gigabyte 2070 oc white gpu cooling?

    Are there any alternative ways to cool my gigabyte 2070? it has 3 fans but boy does it get sorta hot. i went from a msi duke 1080(upgraded cause i have a white themed build) and it never got this hot. Now dont get me wrong its only going to like 70c while in graphical demanding games. but i was...
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    Question Motherboard lights and USB power cutting out...

    I have the following setup Gigabyte Aorus Z270X-Gaming 7 Intel 7700K CPU, G.Skill DDR4 2400 RAM, MSI GTX1070 GPU Samsung 960EVO M.2 Hard Drive Coolermaster V1200 PSU Corsair CPU Water Cooler Several weeks ago I noticed that while gaming the game would suddenly drop back to the desktop and at...