Hardware & Software

Forum discussion tagged with Hardware & Software.
  1. S

    Question Desktop keeps randomly restarting

    Hello everyone, Since 3 months ago my desktop PC keeps randomly restarting at any given moment. --------------------------------- Observed Behavior: Unfortunately there is no pattern to the rebooting, it can happen in any state (idle, gaming, browsing the internet, ...) and at any time...
  2. R

    Question 2666 mhz rams on 2400 mhz mobo? what should i do?

    I have a dell inspiron 15 7577 laptop, wanna upgrade the rams, according to the data on dell's site, my mobo supports only 2400 mhz i guess, can purchase 2x8 crucial 2666 mhz or 2x8 gskill 2400 mhz, unfortunately crucial dont have 2400mhz kits and im not familiar with the gskill brand so im not...
  3. D

    Question Not sure exactly if this is a GPU issue causing completely unresponsive freezing or something else.

    Hello everyone, sorry this is going to be a long post but I am kinda scared right now since this is a very new PC and I want to offer as much context and information as possible. I have AMD gpu and cpu and I build this with a friend who has build a few computers before. Backstory, last night I...
  4. PrimeTechMan

    Question Installed new CPU and pc restarts when playing certain games

    Hello all, this is my first time posting on something like this but I’m really confused on what to do now. I recently upgraded my CPU from a Ryzen 5 3600x to Ryzen 9 5900x and bought a Deepcool Assassin 3 to go with it. Install wasn’t a problem and computer ran fine till I tried to play Call of...
  5. shadidd

    Question Fan randomly turns on and off

    Bought a new laptop(Asus zenbook pro duo OLED 12th gen i7 1200H , irisxe graphics) Whenever I scroll through the internet like quara and reddit the fan quickly goes from idle to normal speed and in a couple of seconds abruptly stops.. It does it everytime I scroll for more than 5 seconds and...
  6. AnimaFox

    Question My GPU only works with AMD processor, not with Intel processor ?

    Last week I bought an OLD PC and inside it had an AORUS MASTER RTX 3070, when I turned it on it works perfectly, and it is detected as it should be, this OLD PC has an AMD FX 2011, a MS-7641 motherboard VER 4.0, 4gb DDR3 RAM and a 650 PSU. Ok now the problem is as follows, I want to test the GPU...
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    Question Incoming packets FiveM

    Peoblem already 3 months ONLY when player count is above 75. It is weirth that under 75 players i have no problem. I have friends that play this aswell ( same country) and only have MAX 100K packege incoming and i come to a 1.7 mil. First i thouth it was the server but it is on olmost all...
  8. S

    Question PC suddenly crashes and instantly reboots.

    Hey guys, I am having this problem for a week now... My PC just crashes and restarts instantly without me doing anything.. sometimes it's when I am in the middle of a game, sometimes when I just log in to my windows after entering the password. I have tried every possible thing available on...
  9. L

    Question Hardware error crash (LiveKernelEvent code 141)

    crash report does anyone know what this is caused by? my computer almost always freezes completely when im playing games with decent graphics (not a blue screen crash, just freezes until i shut it down by holding down the power button) but i also just got a blue screen crash while playing, with...
  10. J

    Question Laptop MX150 not working/not recognized

    So a couple days ago, my laptop suddenly blue screened when I was going into a game. Immediately after this I noticed that the MX150 in my laptop didnt work. I have tried resetting Windows, and installing a multitude of Nvidia drivers, but nothing has worked so far. After installing any of the...
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    Question Assembled PC keeps crashing randomly (lossing graphics output)

    So as the title says, I'll go directly to the root of what happens as I'm tired of posting this all over the internet without any solution (yet since 6 months). I've this computer 2-3 years since first assembled (ofc swapping the GPU + PSU, I had the first Titan X with it until the RTX 3090 got...
  12. D

    [SOLVED] How to clone OS drive to bootable external hard drive for install on new SSD?

    Basically, I want to copy my C drive (128g M.2 SSD) which has my Windows OS, other files, etc. to my external USB hard drive and then restore that onto a new larger 1tb M.2 SSD I recently purchased. My motherboard only has one M.2 slot, I assume I could just copy my C drive (OS) to external...
  13. D

    [SOLVED] PC won't boot first time but it does after a couple of hard boots ?

    Every time I boot my PC for the first time in the day it doesn't fully boot and all the hardware doesn't turn on ass well as the CPU fan (The case fans are working). In order to properly boot I have to restart it a few times (Hard Boot from the power button), and sometimes after turning the PC...
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    Question Non-stop Restarting

    Hello, So my pc started restarting without me asking it to, there was no clear pattern as to why. I ran the following commands: sfc/scannow and chkdsk C: /r these showed that my drive where windows was installed on was damaged or corrupted. I ordered a new drive and tried to install windows on...
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    Question PC doesn't boot first try, it does after a couple of Hard Boots

    Every time I boot my PC for the first time in the day it doesn't fully boot and all the hardware doesn't turn on ass well as the CPU fan (The case fans are working). In order to properly boot I have to restart it a few times (Hard Boot from the power button), and sometimes after turning the PC...
  16. K1LLstone

    Question HDMI or DisplayPort

    Hello guys, I have a quick question about the display I can't and will appreciate your help. I just bought a monitor Asus VG278QR and I have Hp Victus 16 Laptop. I have a HDMI 2.1(I know monitor only has 1.4) and USB-C to Displayport Cable, with displayport I get 165 HZ but the monitor is...
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    Question G920 steering wheel restarts when pressing any pedal ?

    The title says it pretty much even if i wasnt playing anything if i press the pedals the wheel starts calibrating, i tried playing with it (City Car Driving, Assetto Corsa), and its so annoying i cant even drive for a while without the G920 restarting i tried almost every Software solution...
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    Question Constant Restarting, Impossible to install windows

    Constant Restart, impossible to install windows Hello, So my pc started restarting without me asking it to, there was no clear pattern as to why. I ran the following commands: sfc/scannow and chkdsk C: /r these showed that my drive where windows was installed on was damaged or corrupted. I...
  19. Bread 👄

    Question Vga led on and no boot screen

    So I have had my pc since 2019 I have a asus rog strix b450 f motherboard with a ryzen 5 3600 and msi 2070 super and I updated to windows 11 like 2 days ago. I decided it might be a good time to update my bios again so I did ez update from asus and then restarted my pc and worked fine for a few...
  20. B

    [SOLVED] Having an Issue With My Gaming PC

    Hello, all. I’m new to the forum and signed up since I’m encountering an issue with my gaming PC. I have a 2 year old machine (RTX 2060, 16 GB Ram, and all other standard components for a 2019 gaming pc), and I’m finding that across games old or new (old as final fantasy 14 and new as Cyberpunk...
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    Question Macbook 2017 versus a Lenovo Legion Y520 - - - - which is best to keep as main computer and why ?

    I have a MacBook Air 2017 model and a Windows 11 Lenovo Legion Y520, but my problem is, which is better to keep as my main computer in case i have to/want to sell one of them ? This problem has been bothering me for a while because I'm really indecisive, I noted down all the advantages and...
  22. AmanX

    Question Glitchy screen and then no signal on screen

    Hey guys, i faced a problem with my pc ( monitor to be precise). Yesterday am normally using my pc and then suddenly my screen got stuck and after that my screen got glitchy and showing no signal after that. When i restart after some time it works for 1 or 2 min but after that same glitchy...
  23. R

    [SOLVED] This is my computer specs - Pls help me to maximize for gaming.

    ------------------ System Information ------------------ Time of this report: 1/17/2022, 19:32:49 Machine name: USER-PC Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.110408-1633) Language: English (Regional Setting: English) System...
  24. SupremeChampion

    Question PC randomly becomes unresponsive to keyboard and clicks and everything freezes

    This issue has been frustrating me for almost a year now. I am very frustrated and I need help. For TLDR skip to bullet points. It all started in my last rig (Windows 10, i5-4460, 16Gb DDR3). The PC, while working perfectly, would randomly (usually when watching a movie) start stuttering, then...
  25. G

    Question Windows crashing on install (second part)

    So, I’ve made a thread before on this and sent a RMA for my motherboard, they ended up LOSING my package and i just bought the same MOBO today. Before i go on here you lot go: ASUS B550-f motherboard Ryzen 5 5600x 1TB m.2 nvme Samsung evo plus Gtx 1050ti 500gb HDD seagate 750w PSU NZXT water...
  26. Toppez

    [SOLVED] Possible ram issue?

    So idk if im even on the right thread but anyway... For the last couple of months my pc has been automaticly going to bios and not straight to windows. I could from there enter the windows normally. I read that going to bios automaticly could indicate on a hardware issue like something not...
  27. S

    [SOLVED] Computer black-screens and reboots while playing vr-games

    I've got a computer issue I am entirely stuck on. I have no idea what to do next:( The computer is 4-5 years old, but the issue started this year. The computer reboots semi-randomly, mostly when playing vr-games. There is no BSOD, just black screen and reboot. This happens everywhere between...
  28. S

    [SOLVED] Extreme FPS drops while playing games ?

    For the past month or so I have been getting severe fps drops (1-15) that rarely improve over time. I've noticed that it happens in some games more than others such as Outer Wilds where I'll usually get about 8 fps. I have a pretty beefy PC and it should be able to handle just about any game on...
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    Question Should I upgrade anything in my PC

    Hello Everyone, I have been upgrading my PC over time and I wanted to see if anyone had any thoughts on my build and if anything else should be upgraded. Below is a list of what my system currently has. Component Selection CPU Intel Core i7-10700K 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor CPU...
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    [SOLVED] PC freezes but I can still move the mouse

    Hi, my pc I’ve built exactly a year ago has had the same problems since day one. Here are my specs and below I will post what actions I have taken to try and fix it. Windows 10 education ver. Ryzen 7 3800x NZXT Kraken x53 AIO Zotac GTX 1060 ROG STRIX B550-F Samsung 860 evo 1TB SSD WD Blue 1TB...
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    Question Laptop not booting properly after restarts, it just completely shuts down ?

    Hello Everyone, I hope you can help me with this issues. I will tell you specifically what is the problem. I'm using HP Elitebook 2570p with i7 3rd gen, 8GB of RAM, 500GB HDD and not having a battery. This is the problem, It takes time to boot and if does not I will repeat these process, turn...
  32. BaconCassetteTape

    [SOLVED] Freeze and Restart ...

    can anyone identify what's wrong with this system Problem: random freeze, and random restart. Troubleshooting done( the problem still persist): Disabled the auto-restart feature of windows - it made the system freeze instead reseat and replace ram and doing single and dual channel - the...
  33. VashGZ

    Question PC Not Giving Consistent Results

    Hello, so I'm having trouble with my PC not giving me results that would be expected of it and frame drops in some games. Here is my pc build, VashGZ - Saved Part Lists - PCPartPicker. I mostly play fps games like CS and Valorant and my frames are very inconsistent with what would be expected...
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    [SOLVED] System trouble after overclocking

    Hi all, I was previously running an Intel I5-2500K on a Gigabyte Z68-XP-UD3 mobo overclocked without issue to 4.5ghz. I decided to upgrade to an I7-3770K for a bit more performance. I upgraded the BIOS to the most recent UEFI version in order to overclock the new CPU. I overclocked the CPU to...
  35. G

    Question Middle case-fan doesn't spin anymore ?

    Hello Guys!! I'm new on the forum, i hope it's the right section. As by title, my front PC fan doesn't spin. i give you some details: I built the PC 1 year ago and I connected the fan's cable directly to the power supply. The Cooler Master MasterBox MB511 RGB Midi-Tower case has 3 front fans...
  36. X

    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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    [SOLVED] My computer will not boot when adding additional power sata cables to extra hdd/ssd.

    I have a custom built computer that I built a few years back. Recently I have tried to add a couple HDD and an SSD I had around, but when I connect my power cable from the PSU to the HDD/SSD the computer will not boot. I have a cd player installed and it is able to run, and I have one HDD...
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    Question PC significantly slow

    I turned on my PC about 3 days ago after about a week of not turning it on and upon turning it on I found out that my pc is taking a significantly longer time than normal to boot up to begin with (taking anywhere between 10-15 mins to up to an hour sometimes). All I see is the motherboard logo...
  39. IIBUZZII

    [SOLVED] PC randomly turns off when gaming ?

    My PC is really racking my brain. I keep randomly getting my PC just turning off as if someone unplugged it and then it boots straight back up. This happens no matter what game is loaded it can happen after a day 10 minutes or a few hours i rebuilt the whole PC it did not do it for 2 months and...
  40. Astral570

    [SOLVED] BSOD/DPC_Watchdog_Violation error recently

    So I've been getting this error since around the 11th/12th of this month after a thunderstorm knocked out the power in the block while I was playing a game (I kinda feel asleep before it happen and didn't know until it already happened). Now its been freezing and then crashing a few minutes...