Hardware Problem

Forum discussion tagged with Hardware Problem.
  1. Hurnage

    Question Gpu power Issue

    I've recently bought a prebuilt omen system (2nd hand) from a friend - Rtx 2060, i7 9700f etc. I benchmarked the system at his house, checked temps, everything seemed fine. After a couple days at home the gpu would lose power anytime it would heat up enough to require power to cool it down via...
  2. S

    Question Need help with older laptop, it keeps shutting down ?

    Hi guys, I'm looking for help on getting an older laptop working. I'm donating this laptop for kids who need devices to do remote learning. Basically, I have a Lenovo G50-45 Type 80E3. Here are the specs: CPU: AMD A6-6310 APU with AMD Radeon R4 Graphics 1.80 GHz RAM: 4 GB (3.46 usable) DDR3...
  3. SobeAlaska

    [SOLVED] GPU minimal artifacting, and freezing screen? My adventure into repair

    I have RX 480 8GB by XFX, it has served me well for a couple of years. A few days ago it shut down, screen froze up and each restart of the computer it froze at a sooner interval, until I decided to take it out and see what the problem was. I unseated the heatsink, took the graphics card apart...
  4. PCNoGo

    Question How do I prevent my PC from freezing when gaming?

    I just recently built this PC a few days ago, these are the components: CPU: I7 9700k not overclocked GPU: 2080 Super Hybrid MOBO: MSI MPG Z390M Gaming Edge AC (mATX) RAM: 16GB Corsair DDR4 SSD: 500GB M.2/1 TB SSD (Both Samsung PSU: Corsair 750W Gold Plus Rated The issue I am having is that...
  5. G

    [SOLVED] FX 6300 + GTX 1060 6GB less than 120 fps most of the time in csgo

    So I'm getting way less than the fps I'm supposed to get and this happens in all my games but is really noticeable in csgo. Also, have this weird bug where when I press the escape key I get an fps increase. Any help would be appreciated since this has been driving me crazy for the last few months.
  6. K

    Question Help Got a Ryzen 7 2700x and GTX 1070 SC build not getting performance as before.

    Okay so I need you guyses help. I got a little problem and let me explain. So i was trying to overclock my CPU Ryzen 7 2700x because it wasnt performing too well in cinebench r20 so I was overclocking it and testing it with cinebench and crashed until I got the right GHZ which was 4GHz for...
  7. koswarcraft2

    [SOLVED] Combining my old ram with the new one

    So i have a ddr3 ram which is team Group.Inc and Kingston. Both are the same speed and 4gb. my question is that why is my newly bought ram not reading and when i check my installed memory is says 8gb but only 3.42 usable. And then i checked memory diagnostic it says hardware problem so it may...
  8. deadlyx

    Question Hello My computer restarts into a specific game with a specific character

    My computer restarts into a specific game with a specific character. Тhe game it's Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017) and my pc shutting down when i see only 1 character. Soo i try everything but when this charachter (palpatine) use 1 of his abilityes called (Aoura) my pc shutt down. I Re-istall my...
  9. E

    Question Computer randomly restarts, no BSOD or errors in the event viewer, hardware worked in a different system

    Hello all! I recently moved my PC parts to a new case, but after about a month of having it in the new case it started to randomly restart/crash with no warning, no BSOD, and no relevant errors that I can find showing up anywhere on my computer. This is completely random, sometimes it'll happen...
  10. C

    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...
  11. D

    Question Need help choosing between 2 builds

    Ok so I got 2 builds that I wanna buy. I'm pretty sure I'll take one of them so don't build me a new one.I plan on playing mainly fortnite and potentially heavier games down the line on a 144 Hertz monitor (important to get to 144 fps more than higher settings). Just wanna see which one you...
  12. J

    Question Does PC turn off when turned on for first time

    I will be building my PC tomorrow and i want to know that will pc turn off and again turn on when started for first time. Also tell me what possible mistakes i can avoid
  13. I

    Question Wifi connectivity issues at home

    I am having problems with my home Wifi connection. My laptop kept dropping out when I restarted the computer or turned it back on the next day. This happened for a while. But now I cannot connect to the Wifi at all. However the smart phones in the house are able to connect with no issues. I am...
  14. A

    Question RAM working on "Incompatible" Mobo, but not working on compatible mobo

    Hey all, I've built a computer this past november with the following specifications: CPU: Ryzen 7 1700 GPU: Gigabyte RX 580 8GB Motherboard: MSI A320M Gaming Pro RAM: G.Skill Aegis 2x8GB F4-2400C15D-16GIS Storage: Samsung 860 EVO 250Gb, Seagate Barracuda 2Tb PSU: Rosewill Capstone 650M Now, I...
  15. K

    Question Can eSATA ports be used as SATA?

    I have an eSATA port on my motherboard next to my SATA ones, that looks just like a standard SATA port. Can I safely use it as one?
  16. E

    Question laptop charger port broke.

    hello all, today my laptop charger port broke, resulting in all 3 wires behind it getting detached. I have a soldering iron and can fix this, I just want to know if polarity matters. there are 3 connectors and I can provide an image. here is the google photos link -...
  17. Z

    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?
  18. H

    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...
  19. Z

    [SOLVED] I am trying to order a pc but need advice.

    I am ordering a PC build , I have limited knowledge on video cards and memory and non existant on motherboards of what is good and bad when it comes to hardware components and I am not even sure this is all compatible together. and I am not really sure if the power supply is sufficent for this...
  20. D

    Question Is it compatable?

    I hav e9383 or something like that sorry i can remeber(it is in pre build of hp) i recently bought pc-10600-cl9 is there way to make it work with that mother board? In bios or anything? Like an acctualy save way dont want to damage pc im student ant work to make enough money for new mother...