Forum discussion tagged with instability.
  1. Yumekinara

    Question Random, sudden, and recurring FPS drops ?

    Recently, I bought and upgraded my ram to 2x8 gb 3200mhz and overclocked it to 3200mhz with 1.36v and 18 20 20 20 38 timings (although the suggested timings and voltage is 16 20 20 20 40 and 1.35v, i changed it due to this same issue). I tested my RAM for any errors or instability, ran HCI...
  2. buoya

    Question RX 5700 crashing ?

    i bought a used pc last week with an rx 5700 and ryzen 5 3600 and it started crashing from day one i had so much crashes in games and even in light ones with an fps lock and sound problems too random black screens/stuttering/crashes/BSOD some of those problems were because of the ram docp...
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    Question Need clarification for RAM compatibility with Ryzen 7 5800X3D

    Hello! I've recently built my second ever computer and have been having anxiety about if my RAM will cause system instability. In my last build two years ago, I had paired a Ryzen 7 2700X with 2 X 8GB of G.Skill Ripjaws V 3600mhz CL16. At the time, I was unaware that the processor was not well...
  4. FD.Felix

    Question System instability/Boot up issues

    Hello, I've been dealing for a while with some issues regarding boot up or system instability in general. This 4-ish year old PC generally works fine under high loads, no high temperatures or performance issues whatsoever, however I have these following problems: Very brief freezes: sound...
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    Question System not utilizing all my ram

    Alrighty so i'm having a bit of a head scratcher here. I highlighted all of my current parts. My issue: Having instability issue with RAM. And only able to use 8gb of my 16gb. And its underclocked to about 1200mhz. This is causing major framerate drops in games and crashing of firefox and...
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    [SOLVED] Troubleshooting zoom connection instability

    Greetings. For the entire pandemic, my Zoom performance at home has been excellent. Zero problems. Over the past two weeks or so, I have been having problems where the client says "your connection is unstable", the screen freezes, and the connection occasionally drops altogether. This...
  7. M

    [SOLVED] Upgraded from i5-8600k to i7-9700k and I've got a bunch of instabillity issues with games.

    Hello Everyone, I thought upgrading a CPU was supposed to be smooth and clean sailing, no format required etc and while that's true for the most part, there has been a few issues I encountered with my upgrade. First of, here is my RIG: CPU: i7 9700k CPU Cooler: Dark Rock Pro 4 with MX-4...
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    [SOLVED] New rig: Aida64 "hardware failure" (memory) and game crashes.

    Hello. I would appreciate some help. I've recently build a new rig, but i keep running into problems, and i am, to put it mildly, getting quite frustrated. I did get it to run semi okay, but i had some stuttering and after that i reset it, and thought i would start over. Now i can't seem to...
  9. FelixLive44

    [SOLVED] System Instability/Hang - Highly Random

    Hi, I've posted about this some time back, but have not been able to come to a conclusion or find a fix from the suggestions received. That being said, I have now tried virtually all tests and troubleshooting steps I could find, I am therefore asking, here, if there is anything else I should...
  10. FelixLive44

    [SOLVED] Sudden crash and system instability

    Hi, I asked a question a couple of weeks ago about a system I had built that was very unstable. The cause was the fact I was trying to reuse a drive and a windows install from a Dell PC. After backing it up and reinstalling completely windows, the system was much more stable and after extensive...
  11. rf.mccrea

    [SOLVED] i5 6600k cant oc when a specific dimm slot is populated

    Hello! System Specs --------------- i5 6600k cryorig h7 asus z170 sabertooth z 4x4 16gb ddr4 2400mhz gtx 750ti sc 2tb seagate hdd Pcie wifi card 2 case fans 650 evga gold + psu Basically my problem is that my 2nd dimm slot seems to be causing instability issues with my system, such as...
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    Question PC Won't boot unless underclocked and undervolted

    I've been having problems since day 1 of building my PC. It started with the monitor being 'out of range' unless I used another monitor to setup the PC (even though both monitors are the same resolution). Eventually I managed to install windows, ran fine for about an hour until it started...
  13. R

    Question RMA all possibly faulty components even if I am not sure which are really broken?

    Full context (see below for TLDR): I built a custom PC about one and a half years ago, so all the components should still be under warranty (I can provide a full list of components if needed). The PC runs Windows 10 and I use it mostly for gaming and some programming. The CPU is an i7-8700, so...
  14. talionwrite

    Question Computer hung up

    I had made a previous post about my computer resetting itself and have since tested a few things and have hit a new wall I have replaced or traded all of my parts including my ssd that I am now trying to put windows on but the moment I start the PC and go into bios to select the USB to boot from...
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    [SOLVED] Random reboots --- is my ram stick bad?

    Hi, I upgraded my PC now after long deliberation to MSI Tomahawk Max (on which I flashed the latest BIOS) with Ryzen 3600. GPU for now is an old GTX950. Have s Corsair M2 ssd and a normal hdd. In the beginning everything seemed fine. Posting with no issues right after assembly and windows...
  16. SierraArgo

    Question Sudden OC Instability (Ryzen 1600x)

    So recently I have begun experiencing instability with my overclock on my Ryzen 1600x. I have previously had a stable OC of 4GHz, however I have recently moved into a new appartment, and now it has become unstable, giving me boot failures at anything over 3.8GHz. I was wondering if the move to...
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    Question System will not boot / can't even enter BIOS

    Hello. Here are my specs: Mobo: Asus CH7 CPU: Ryzen 2700x GPU: Asus GTX 1080 Ti RAM: G-Skill Trident Z RGB 2x8 GB (F4-3200C14-8GTZRX) PSU: Seasonic 750 W Gold I'm stuck at the "Press Delete or F2 to enter BIOS" screen. PC is unresponsive. Pressing the Reset button/doing a power cycle gives the...
  18. A

    Is there an mp3 player that can manage podcasts?

    I want an mp3 player that has the ability to manage podcasts on the go. E.g. A podcast app and a WiFi connection etc. I want to avoid something that requires syncing/interfacing with a laptop to get the latest episodes. I want to cut down on using my smartphone but one thing I can't do...
  19. J

    Bios upgrade fail (ASUS F2A85-M pro)

    I have been using a F2A85-m pro motherboard and i decided randomly to update my bios. i went to the official site from asus and downloaded the latest bios version for my spesific motherboard, put it on a usb drive, shut down my computer and entered the bios. i went to uefi upgrade tool and...
  20. R

    need help please

    Please I have samsung ht-jk5500k model the subwofer , the right and left front speakers are working but the surround and the central speaker not playing please help me?
  21. T

    Looking for help finding what goes best with this monitor

    Hi, i am looking for help to build a pc.. i just got this Acer Predator XB241H monitor and would like help finding what components for a pc can best benefit from it. Anything that takes advantage of the 144hz and gsync. (Also interested in the rest of the components i would need for the pc)...
  22. I

    Help! I want to upgrade my PC!

    Hi, I would like some feedback for my idea to upgrade my PC. I purchased my PC around December, 2015. Now I would like to upgrade it. The current specifications are: Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 Motherboard...
  23. B

    Which CPU should I get out of these 2

    Im looking at getting either the: AMD FX-8300 or Intel I3 6100 Which would give me the best overall performance?
  24. C

    Question Macbook wont boot

    my macbook is not booting from my hard drive, its working fine when there is a external hard drive in it with os x on it, and when I install os x through disk utility without the external hard drive, its says its installing but once its finishes it repeats it self and downloads again, any help...
  25. E

    Windows logo, then nothing happens

    I reinstalled the OS, downloaded drivers and when I wanted to reboot after the GPU driver the system won't go past the windows logo. The computer is still running and the monitor is still on, but nothing is coming through. And this keeps happening if try to start it. I've had this system for a...
  26. N

    High Mb Temperature

    Guys, I have the following set up... F2A85 M Pro with A8 6600K CPU @ 3.9Mhz Asus GTX - 750TI 4Gb GPU. Nothing is overclocked. When I play games and especially games that are video card intensive the temperature of the MB climb to 65 degrees celcius. This happens mostly during summer. Is this...
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    Motherboard successfully posts, functional keyboard, but no VGA output

    First time build, I'm attempting to build a server with this hardware: -Motherboard: Asus H87M-Pro -CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 (3.4 GHz Quad-Core) -RAM: Kingston HyperX Fury Black (HX316C10FBK2/16) x 2 = 32GB -PSU: Antec Basiq 350w -SSD: Samsung 805-EVO 120GB (w/ Sedna PCI Express Adapter)...
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    No text and blank spaces when printing

    When I print from a website, I receive no text and blank spaces after the document prints. I can however see all of the text in print preview. How can I resolve this issue?
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    Pc keeps rebooting randomly. Done alot of tests seems to be while gaming

    Hello I'm in desperate need of help to see what is wrong with my computer. Basic specs :- Windows 7 32bit I5 2500k. @ 3.3 mhz 2 years old (newly fitted heat sink fan, artic cooling pro 7) 8gb Ram Kingston. 2 years old Gigabyte 560ti oc edition. 2 years old but not heavily used 750w psu...