Intel & AMD

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  1. R

    Question Can't boot with two sticks of RAM

    I have an Asus ROG Strix B350-F Gaming that i recently bought a 5700x to update my Performance on the cheap. I upgraded to 6042 that supports 5000 series and now i can only boot with one stick of Memory on the Board. It won't boot at all with two sticks in. Things I've tried Tried another CPU...
  2. R

    Question Ryzen 5700x won't boot on B350

    I recently just got a Ryzen 7 5700x on sale. I have an Asus B350 Motherboard ROG STRIX B350-F. It says it's compatible with a BIOS update (6042 i think is the recent version?) which i did and i then installed the new CPU. It turns on and stays on but I get no post sound and no display. Was i...
  3. L

    Question Assistance for upgrade

    Hello all, I haven't been into the PC gaming for a while, and I am lost with the current hardware. I am looking to upgrade my current build, that is old by now to play current games and I think my GPU is kind of dead because when I run certain games, it tends to crash, and I have to reboot the...
  4. H

    Question i5 12500 + Msi Pro B660M-A or i5 12600k + msi Pro B660M-A which is better?

    i5 12500 + Msi Pro B660M-A or i5 12600k + msi Pro B660M-A which is better? If I don't overclock then can I use 12600k with Msi pro B660m-a . I wanted to get more cores to get better performance in productivity work but didn't have the budget to get a Z series motherboard. 12600k has total 10...
  5. G

    Discussion new build advice

    sorry for formatting, posting from phone. looking to do a modest upgrade for my current system. what's a good upgrade I can go without going over $700 current specs msi 990fxa gaming ms 7893 16gb ram ddr3 gtx 1660xc amd fx 6300 was looking at amd rzyzen 5 5600 series or 7 equivalent for 8...
  6. F

    Question My recent PC that I built in a rush, any thoughts on component selection?

    Hello! Its been a long time since I have been to the forum. Please forgive me if I make mistakes. So, I recently built myself a PC that will be primarily used for Video Editing with Premiere and photo editing with Photoshop and maybe some motion graphics with After effects but mostly editing on...
  7. Namiyami

    Question Ryzen 3600 Overheating

    I am building a computer for my gf. We started with a MSI240r v2 . instantly after installing the mobo hit me with an over heat message. I re applied thermal paste, plugged it into cpu fan as well as pump fan header . We now have a Corsair H100i Elite now, and the same issue persist . I got...
  8. Zola.exe

    [SOLVED] i9 11th gen or i7 12th gen?

    So, as I prepare for a new machine I'd like some headers on which would be the better option. An i9 12th gen costs double the price of those aforementioned processors in the title. Planned uses, with (at least) an RTX 3080: 3D modeling Unreal Engine Unity Music production Gaming Virtual...
  9. MoonGlaive

    Question Which combo is best?

    i`ve seen many amd vs intel productivity and gaming benchmarks but it looks stupid. i3-12100F + cheapest z690 mainboard here is = 110+260 R5 4500 + cheapest = 130+50 i know i3-12100F is better but its ultra weird to get a cheap cpu while have to pay tons of money on a expensive mainboard to be...
  10. C

    [SOLVED] which is better combo amd or intel?

    which is better combo for gaming? I'm from India. amd cpu and amd gpu Intel cpu and nvidia gpu amd cpu and nividia gpu intel cpu and amd gpu - I like 3080ti and 6800xt(performance per dollar), In these which is better for 1440p gaming and live streaming. Already I have 5 year old PC for...
  11. N

    Question Intel vs Amd. Worth waiting for i3-1220P or go with Ryzen 5 5500U? Also how does adaptive sync work in Intel laptops with an external monitor?

    An i3-1220P laptop seems to be around the same price as a Ryzen 5 5500U laptop where I live, which is better? I'll be using it for studying and some light gaming. I already have a monitor that supports freesync and want to make sure the laptop im buying will be able to make use of it. How does...
  12. B

    Question i5-12400 or Ryzen 5 5600x?

    So it is time for a new gaming build. I have only dealt with AMD in the past (previously had a ryzen 5 3600), and having trouble deciding which cpu/mobo to get. I have narrowed my choices down to a Intel i5-12400 paired with a MSI MAG Z690 tomahawk or a Ryzen 5 5600x paired with a MSI MAG B550...
  13. krelidas_34

    [SOLVED] Do NVIDIA graphics cards work better on Windows than Linux?

    A couple of years ago, Linus Torvalds starting grilling NVIDIA about the chips screwing up Android phones. He said, "NVIDIA, **** you!" and stuck out his middle finger. This made me conclude that NVIDIA just sucks for Linux and other Unix-based products. But as for Windows, NVIDIA's still...
  14. JQB45

    [SOLVED] I need to repair or upgrade, I need opinions.

    So my AMD Ryzen 1600 14nm desktop computer needs a new Motherboard and CPU Cooler. I have no interest in getting a used motherboard so the most logical choice is a B450 ATX if I keep the 1600. I'm also limited to the 90mm CPU Coolers due to case width. I'm not sure what the best...
  15. xLishu

    [SOLVED] When i boot my pc. Motherboard and gpu ports don't work.

    So this happened recently. In the morning everything was fine, but in the evening my pc starts all the fans spin, but pc doesn't boot none of the ports work. I tried removing the CMOS battery, tried to switching the ram slots. But when i changed my gpu to a older gt 610 everything just worked...
  16. Thousand gaming

    [SOLVED] Can I download and install AMD graphics on my laptop, which comes with only intel UHD graphics….

    How can I install AMD graphics on my laptop which has only intel UHD graphics
  17. H

    [SOLVED] Buying 5600x

    Is it worth buying right now the 5600x which is currently at 255 euro or should i wait for the summer or save a bit more for the i5-12600k which is around 290 but the motherboards are expensive.
  18. B

    [SOLVED] i712700K or F ?

    Hi Guys, looks like my good old & reliable FX 8370 + RX 480 already at his limit so this year I will try upgrade it, the usage of my PC mainly playing games now : World of Tanks, Warhammer Series, RDR2 (tactical and open world oriented) Upcoming : Warhammer Total war 3, Ready or Not...
  19. L

    Question Need help ruling out PCI-e slot or GPU itself

    As the title suggests -and I know this has been asked before- I am having a problem figuring out if it's a bad PCI-e slot or a bad GPU. I have a MSI Armor RX570 4gb, AMD; and I have been using it normally for the past two years (bought it early 2020). I bought it with one year of usage, but...
  20. T

    [SOLVED] High-end Gaming build thoughts?

    Hello everyone, I posted a thread here earlier where i asked for a build was "future proof" and that could handle games like Rust, Escape from Tarkov, Pubg etc etc with a 144hz monitor @ 1080p while being able to stream on discord. I'm just posting here one more time because i want to confirm...
  21. A

    [SOLVED] System upgrade under $1100? Details in the description below.

    So I have been using my Intel i3 6100 for over 4 years now. I think it's time for me to upgrade. To be honest I did not realize that I need an upgrade until I bought a GoPro Hero 10 camera that is capable of shooting in 5.3k 60fps. To my surprise even my 2 year old mid range Onplus 7t phone...
  22. thesexyfox

    [SOLVED] Help me with this second PC build.

    Hello, So, I am almost done finalizing or on the verge of buying my second PC build. My previous build : 2011 [ i7-960/DDR3/GTX-580] - sold in 2020. Note: Please post or suggest products available as per Indian Market. Some fancy thing available in .com or .us is just +$100 more expensive...
  23. themightydroner

    [SOLVED] Discrete GPU runs worse than integrated GPU ?

    CPU: I5-3210M dGPU: Radeon 7670M iGPU: Intel HD Graphics 4000 RAM: 4GB HDD: 320GB Hey lads, so, i have this oldie Samsung NP350v4c from 2012 that has this pretty annoying issue i've tried to fix for days. For example, when i run a game called People Playground with the 7670m, fps are around...
  24. D

    [SOLVED] intel vs amd - what are the differences?

    hi all, So I'm still new to building pc and wanted to know. What's the difference in Intel vs AMD. I know some chips have more cores or threads and need different motherboards etc. But like is there any difference on how they run or operate? Like once their installed and pc running is there any...
  25. T

    [SOLVED] I5 11600 or ryzen 5 5600x

    Hey I am going for an upgrade for my PC from a very old one (amd phenom II x6 1090t) and I have been considering I5 11600 I have seen stats for it and I think it is performs so good for that price bracket and I have seen that ryzen 5 5600x too and performance is quite the same I think?(although...
  26. 79

    [SOLVED] 12900 K(F) or 5950X

    Hi, For a guy that needs a new build (still on i7 -4790) what path would you take, Intel 12900K(F) CPU or AMD Ryzen 5950X ? I do want to mention that the main focus is NOT gaming, but rather a heavy CPU load intense jobs, like music production. Also, preferred OS is Windows 10, rather than 11...
  27. B

    [SOLVED] Upgrading from a Pentium G4560... (Intel or AMD?)

    Hello Everyone, I am looking to upgrade most of my system, obviously. I will be keeping the GPU and PSU. (Hopefully RAM too). What do you think I should upgrade to? Stick to Intel or switch over to AMD? Does the RAM need to be upgraded? Here are my current system specs. CPU: Intel Pentium...
  28. Xahand

    [SOLVED] A PC build with a graphics card planned for the future ?

    Hello to experts here at Tom's Hardware, I am planning a build which I'll get the components in three steps. I live in Iran, so the prices here are a little different compared to the US or other parts of the world, so I will give some examples below. I currently use a pretty old laptop for my...
  29. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Pcie Gen 3 vs. Pcie Gen 4?

    I did some research about gen 3 vs gen 4 on GPU's when it comes to gaming performance, aaannd.......there's not really much difference. But how about productivity performance? is there any REAL WORLD difference? Like when it comes to video rendering, because I'm a video editor, and I would like...
  30. DeMo5h5

    Question Hello i need advice for upgrading my build ! Thank you in advance <3

    HELLO MY CURRENT BUILD IS : CPU I5-6500 MOBO GB-B150-HD3P RAM HYPERX FURRY 2X4GB GPU RX-580 8GB SAPHIRE PULSE I WANT TO DO...
  31. M

    Which of the following laptop models will be faster?

    Which of the following laptop models will be faster? And why? Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming Intel Link Core i5 10300H (2.50 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 4.50 GHz) DDR4 4GB 2933 MHz 512 GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (4 GB) Dell Inspiron 14 - 5410 Link Core i5 - 11300H 8GB, 2x4GB, DDR4, 3200MHz 512GB...
  32. MoeNAGY

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5950x or an (over clocked) i7 11700KF ?

    Ryzen 5950x or an (over clocked) i7 11700KF ? for gaming mostly ..
  33. NomadACB

    [SOLVED] PC Build Help Needed!!

    Hi there everyone, I am currently in the market for a PC Build and require your expert help! Not sure if this is the correct forum area for this so apologies if its not! Anyway, my budget is £800 and I want it to be able to run smoothly while gaming but also have the ability to do some editing...
  34. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Can you use Thermal Paste instead of Liquid Metal when delidding a CPU?

    Greetings! I just wanted to know, when it comes to CPU delidding, do you really need to strictly use liquid metal or can you use regular thermal paste like the Arctic MX-4, or both? If both can be used, what's the difference? Is there a huge difference in temperatures when you use liquid metal...
  35. Z

    [SOLVED] Which of these four builds should I get ?

    Hello everyone!! Im trying to figure out what build should i get from the ones bellow (I live in Hungary so the prices will be wierd and high). My total budget is around €450 / $550, and gaming is 98% of the time i would spend with my computer. My options: -Ryzen 5 3600 (€189,94; $230,51)...
  36. Endre

    [SOLVED] Question: Can Alder Lake save Intel?

    Hello guys! I’m a PC enthusiast for quite some time. Until mid-2019 I’ve been an Intel “fan-boy”. But Intel started to lose their marketshare to AMD (and ARM). The next great platform from Intel that should get us all excited is the Alder Lake CPUs, on 10nm, with PCIe 4.0 / 5.0, and DDR5...
  37. L

    [SOLVED] Can't decide Ryzen or intel

    After lot of waiting and a lot of hardship and gazillion questions ,here's my final moment ,i've got the money in hand Due to market shortage and overpricing i have 3 options but im confused with two i5 10400f with 16GB 2666Mhz RAM Ryzen 5 3500X with 16GB 3200Mhz RAM I read that the i5...
  38. techflame700

    [SOLVED] In theory, what is the slowest CPU that can run Windows 10?

    Title says it all. Also, for the record, I am not actually going to attempt to use / build a machine with whatever CPU it is (obviously). This is just a question I can’t seem to get out of my head for some reason. The CPU requirements are so vague I don’t even know where to start. Here’s a link...
  39. mxnty

    Discussion AMD or Intel for Late 2021 (and what series?)

    So, if I buy my components in Late 2021, and they'll be used for gaming, and occasionally school. Would you say I stick with a Ryzen 5000 CPU, snag a higher-end 5000 CPU (or a newer ryzen if possible), or grab a current Intel CPU or a newer intel CPU and (which one?) trying to stay under $400...
  40. dempy19

    [SOLVED] 5600x vs 10700k

    Hello all, I will be upgrading my PC this weekend and have come to a fork in the road. I've only ever had Intel chips in the past, however I am open to either Intel or AMD. Both CPU's stated above are the exact same price at the moment, so price is not a bargaining chip for either and I cannot...