Hardware Issue

Forum discussion tagged with Hardware Issue.
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    [SOLVED] PC has been freezing, BSODing and crashing frequently over the past month or so ?

    I know the title sounds like a bunch of really common issues but I still can't figure out what's wrong with my PC. I'll break down everything here clearly. My first issues started around a month ago where the game I played at the time (Mordhau) would crash relatively frequently. I would get an...
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    Question My PC has restarted on its own randomly twice

    As per the title of the thread my pc has restarted twice and I don't know what caused it. The first time it occured was almost a week ago and the second time was yesterday. Description of the first restart: ~Was playing Escape From Tarkov ~Happend loading into a match ~Game froze, my 2nd...
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    Question Various programs crashing for graphical issues, how can I check if my GPU is dying?

    Hello everyone, for the past 2 days various programs & games have been dying for graphical issues. For example, Google Chrome just stopped reacting, showed multiple vague error messages relating to "unexpected errors" and crashed, MORDHAU shows error messages like "couldn't assign texture" or...
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    Question PC Freezing fully.

    So I have had this pc since mid 2019, I had finished the build July 18th 2019. Specs: (OLD) GPU:ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2070 Overclocked 8G CPU: Intel i79700k PSU: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000w 80+ Gold MOBO: MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC LGA1151 RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB DDR4 3000 COOLER...
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    Question Cooler working normally and abnormally fast(and loud) at random

    So i've noticed that my cooler has been acting up lately. Thing is: sometimes, it works completely silently (as it normally does), and if my laptop gets heated it does make a slightly louder sound, nothing too loud (once again, expected behavior), even when I play graphically demanding games/use...
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    Question Screens lose signal after starting a game

    So my screens turn black and lose their signal to my pc (the cables are all plugged in correctly) when starting a game and playing for about a minute. but even then the sound still comes out of the speakers correctly. the only way to get the screens to turn on and show an image again is to cut...
  7. MadHatterAsa

    Question Random hard crashes/reboots (I'm 80% sure it's a hardware issue)

    I've been experiencing issue with my build for probably over a year now. My current specs are Motherboard: Asus Prime B360M-A CPU: Intel I7 8700k 3.20ghz CPU Cooling: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo RAM: 2x8gb Vulcan DDR4 2666 15-17-17-35 GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 1660 TI SC Ultra Gaming 6GB GDDR6 PSU...
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    Question low gpu usage and low fps

    hi not really sure what im doing here but ill try to explain my situation to the best of my ability. gtx 2080 i7-6700k ddr4 16g (benchmark ) when i try and run games my gpu is always stuck at around 40-56% usage and the fps is usually pretty low for what i would expect to get with my specs...
  9. [SOLVED] Need help determining where the black screen problem is caused.

    Hello everyone. This is my first thread. There is a problem with my computer that I could not solve. I cannot even determine where the problem is caused. I would be glad if you could help. Here is my set-up: Msi Z87-Gd65 Gaming Motherboard Intel Core i7 4770K Asus GTX760 DirectCU-II O.C. GDDR5...
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    [SOLVED] I think it would be classed as monitor burn, but non permanent

    Hey people, I've had a problem for a while now on my main monitor that I've been wondering if i could fix? As the title says its monitor burn (i think) but not permanent, to give an example 1/2 2/2 If i were to have this on my screen for say about an hour, almost everything white at the...
  11. wubblebubble69

    [SOLVED] CPU 100% and GPU is barely above 0%

    I've been on my pc for a while now but now that I've downloaded some hardware intensive games (Modern Warfare, Farcry 5, Watchdogs 2) I've been noticing a lot of micro-stutters that happen when a drastic change happens to the display or when just moving throughout a game or just on the menu...
  12. TripleJTH

    Question PC won’t turn on

    My pc shut down normally last night with no issues, this morning I tried turning it on and it wouldn’t start, I’ve tried different power sockets etc, but my microphone is lit up and my gpu has a light too, and the USB ports are working, but when I start the pc, none of the fans start, case...
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    [SOLVED] Troubleshoot help!

    So let me give a backstory and see if anyone can manage to figure out what’s going on with my PC. I started building a PC a couple months ago. Upgraded the processor, the case, the graphics card, the motherboard. All individually at different times. None of the components are the original, but I...
  14. Karan Malhotra

    [SOLVED] Regular FPS drops and massive stuttering

    My pc specs ; i3 8100 gigabyte gtx 1050ti ( not overclocked) 4 gb ram 2400mhz mobo h310m s2 60hz AOC monitor no cooling system So, I bought this pc around may 2019 and I have been facing this issue ever since., nor I am able to pinpoint the issue. Whenever I try to play a game (eg- gta v)...
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    Question Could a faulty CPU be causing this?

    Hi everyone. First of all, here are my specs: CPU: I7 4790k GPU: Asus Gtx 1080 Strix PSU: EVGA 750W Bronze MOBO: Asus Z97-A RAM: Kingston HyperX 1866mhz. I was playing OW about two weeks ago when suddenly Windows 10 crashed and I got a BSOD. I didn't think much of it as I thought that...
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    [SOLVED] Why does my computer keeps restarting every couple of seconds

    So whenever I turn it on it runs for a few seconds before turning off then doing the process again. It shows no error on my PC monitor so possibly a hardware problem
  17. DaxyPad

    [SOLVED] Diagnose/solve help

    Hello, I need help diagnosing/solving why my PC doesn't start. B4 some one throws out the obvious yes its plugged in and turned on. I'll start the story from the top. Specs: GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 960 04G-P4-3966-KR 4GB MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3P (rev. 2.0) AM3+ AMD 970 CPU: AMD FX-8350 Black...
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    Question HP Probook 6450b won't turn on

    Hello everyone, I have a little issue with my old laptop. I will try to keep it as short as possible at the same time not to omit important info. I have a Probook 6450b for quite a few years, for 3 years or so I haven't used it at all but lately (4 months) I started using it as a server...
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    Question Having troubles with my computer, don't know what else to do

    First i wanna say i'm new here and need some advice on how to fix my computer, i'm not sure what's wrong. When I first got my computer it worked fine for I believe 1-2 weeks before i started to have issues with it. The computer started to do this weird thing where applications would stop...
  20. throwawayaccnt

    [SOLVED] Asus ROG Strix B450-F // Orange DRAM light error - No Display Recognition

    Hey y'all I just bought some upgrade components for a Frankenstein-PC I was building for a friend, I bought a Ryzen 5 2600/Asus ROG Strix B450-F/Trident Z RBG 2x8GB DDR4-3000 combo bundle off of NewEgg, I'd noticed upon unboxing that the Motherboard was already unpackaged, the board was...
  21. itsawolf195

    Question How do I fix an old internal HDD giving me a CRC error?

    Hi guys, a few days ago I got an internal HDD out of my Uncle's PC which he told me I could keep if I can fix it. This should've been my first warning... Turns out the hard drive is corrupted and keeps giving me cyclic error checks whenever I try to format the disk or try opening another volume...
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    Question PC crash after startup, but not reset

    I've been struggling with a crashing issue for what feels like a year. I've been putting it off since it used to be random and very infrequent. But it has finally progressed to a point where the problem is repeatable/testable. Where I'm At My PC crashes every time I power on. It happens...
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    Question my motherboard support 3gb ram

    intel d945gcnl motherboard. pentium d processer
  24. Nazmy102030

    [SOLVED] I wanna to upgrade my dell laptop

    Dear, Kindly can you help me to upgrade my dell n5520 core i7 laptop to have the lastest ram memory and lastest graphic card also if it will have a good upgrading please help? Thank you
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    Question Can I replace the DVD drive in my laptop with an HDD?

    I have an HP Pavilion 15-p001tx laptop from 2014, it currently has a 1TB HDD and a DVD drive. I plan on replacing the HDD with a 250GB SSD, and since I have never used the optical drive, I figured I might as well swap it out with my HDD for additional storage. Can I do this, and are there...
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    Question I keep getting micro stuttering and FPS drops

    i7 2600 3.4 ghz 1660 ti Ddr3 16 Gb 1tb hdd I keep getting Microstutters and I’m not sure what it is I’m updating to ddr4 16 Gb soon but I feel that the problem will still be here even if I update to it I just wanna play my games smoothly and I’m not sure why I can’t I watch benchmarks about my...
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    Question Soc voltage of my ryzen 7 1700

    I had a OCCT psu test yesterday to test my PSU and noticed that my soc voltage was 0.89V , but after reaserching the normal voltage is 1.0V + I also had my VIN 7 1.60V instead of 1.98V like all others(vin 1-6). Does this cause/imply some problem whit my psu?
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    Question be quiet dark rck pro 4 installation question

    hi there, ive got a question about the dark rock pro 4. in the best case you also own the product. in the original installation video by be quiet, the bigger fan that need to be put in between, it must look at the same direction as the 2nd fan, that is installed in front, right? so when the man...
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    Question Problem with booting from SSD

    I bought an SSD, I cloned my windows drive to it and then went into my BIOS boot settings to give the SSD priority. When I tried formatting my old boot drive it told me it was still what my PC was using to boot. I rechecked my BIOS and it said the SSD still had priority. Any ideas? I don't like...
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    Question Web pages slow to open in Chrome until Edge is opened

    After building a new computer last weekend I've had a strange experience with opening web pages that has persisted for the entire week. I use Chrome as my primary browser. After I turn on the computer web pages, for several minutes, are slow to load in Chrome. I get the "Establishing secure...
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    Question Samsung S8+ lost in snow for week, how to dry

    Hey, I lost my dead Galaxy in the snow and had to wait for it to melt over a week. I have just found it and have to dry it off because there are some cracks in the front and back. What should I put the phone with to dry and and for how long should I keep it there.
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  33. Question my pc have freezing problems while gaming

    Alright im new here so i apologize if i dont post under the right topic :) alright so starting off i recently jus built my PC, My PC Stats --------------------------- AMD Ryzen 3 2200G GTX 1060 3GB EVGA 600W 80+ Cert Gigabyte B450M DS3H ----------------------------------- my hardrive i pulled...
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    Question Coil whine on Asus Z370-P II motherboard

    Hello Everyone, Can you help me with my coil whine problem? I have a Z370-P II motherboard from Asus and when i move the mouse i have a little little coil whine that sounds from the CPU/RAM area. When i stress the processor with p95 or other stress software the buzzing is disappear. This sound...
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    Question i cant update my radeon drivers

    so i have a ryzen 3 2200g using vega 8 graphics and for some reason i had the newest 19.1.1 but then one day i logged on and it downgraded me to 18.10.1 i tried re installing 19.1.1 but then it gave me an error massage saying something like it cant update due to my configuration or something...
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    [SOLVED] Building a new PC.

    Hello.. I am a noob. I need to know if my Parts will all work together for my PC. I do not want liquid coolers for obvious reasons. This is my Build ALTHOUGH I am going to have the ZOTAC RTX2060 AMP which PCPartPicker does not show. AND ALSO! 5 total ARCTIC F12 - 120 mm Standard Case Fan's...
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    [SOLVED] NEW PC - System freezes & audio stuttering

    Hey all, I purchased a system build within the last month, however am having issues which relate to system freezes and audio stuttering; specifically within two games (World of Warcraft & Apex Legends) alongside Windows itself. I did purchase and have since returned within the last 3 months a...
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    Question RX580 running at PCI 2.0 x1 help

    I just bought the Sapphire RX580 4GB NITRO+ So i have problem with the Frecuency Memory, because of some unknown problem it is struggling , the frecuency is jumping from 300Mhz to 1750Mhz to 1000Mhz súper fast. So i saw in GPU-Z it says when i’m gaming that the GPU is running at PCI Express...
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    [SOLVED] My pc keeps turning off when I start a game

    Hi, I switched out my motherboard, cpu, ram, and got another harddrive (SSD). I installed the new parts and reinstalled windows on the new harddrive. When I tried to boot my pc It turned on and off 3 times until I came to a recovery bluescreen. I sent it to the company I bought the parts from...
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    [SOLVED] Building a System with up to 3 2080ti. What Platform gonna work?

    Hey guys, I'm helping a friend of mine who needs a workstation system that mostly does rendering in Blender. Therefore he wants to start with 2 2080 ti's but also wants to be able to put another one into the system in the future. After doing some more research about what platform has a good...