Forum discussion tagged with mainboard.
  1. Question Can you use a 1x PCIe 3.0 x16 & 3.0 x4 without bottlenecks "weakest link"?

    The image above displays the bandwith table of the MSI B350 mainboard. CPU: R5 1600. I do not quite understand the table. I have an rtx 2060 so 3.0 x16. Does this mean, according to the table, that I can only pair it with a 2.0 x4 card or that, that card will be limited? What does empty refer...
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    Question Reseated CPU and Cooler, SSD doesn't get detected as a bootable device now?

    This is a weird one and I have no idea how to fix this. I was playing some games yesterday when I noticed that my temps have gotten a bit higher than usual, so I just wanted to take out the CPU and Cooler and check if the thermal paste is still alright. Already had a big scare when i managed...
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    [SOLVED] MSI Z690 Tomahawk DDR4

    Can Wifi and bluetooth be disabled/enabled separately in Bios with mainboard MSI Z690 Tomahawk DDR4 ? Thanks
  4. speedgurken

    Question Motherboard has power but PC won't boot ?

    When I try to turn on my computer, the motherboard lights up (no status light, just an LED that indicates if power is connected). Pressing the power button or shorting the power pins, however, does nothing. No fans spinning, no disk starting up, nothing. This comes a day after I replaced my CPU...
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    Question Why does my pc crash during gaming?

    Specs: system report hwinfo CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 2700x GPU: Radeon™ RX 5700 XT GAMING OC 8G Mainboard: Asus Prime b450m-a Storage: Corsair 2x 8GB Power: BeQuiet 850W gold (i know it´s pretty much but i thought it was the problem so i upgraded it) So whenever i´m playing some kind of games that...
  6. Littleskittle2057

    Question Graphics Card Sometimes Doesn't Works

    Up until yesterday this card has been running fine every time (Its a 1050Ti btw) But now everytime i turn it on i get a black black screen, keyboard and mouse have lights but unpressable . However i do know that i can access to bios by pressing Del repeatedly the first 10 seconds I have tested...
  7. MichaTheFoxen

    Question Red dram light after updating bios via q flash +

    I wanted to build a new pc. Istarted to flash the bios vias usb stick wit q flash+ after 2 minutes there was a red light with dram. But i dont had any components on board. I waited till the bios flash was done but the led was still on. I decided to turn the power suply on and of and the...
  8. AtmosphereD4C

    [SOLVED] 4 pin RGB fan on 3 pin Motherboard?

    Hello, I've build my PC around two years ago and just remembered that I have RGB fans, though they got 4 pin connectors and my Motherboard got 3 pin connectors. Is there any way to get them to glow anyhow? Or is there any kind of hub or cable I could buy to get them working? Mainboard: Asus ROG...
  9. Potheker

    [SOLVED] Is it worth it buying a "good" Mainboard for performance? (especially for Smart Access Memory / Resizable BAR)

    So I just found out that AMD Smart Access Memory (Resizable BAR) is a thing on my components (RX 6800 and Ryzen 5 3600) but sadly I also found out that my decision to buy the cheapest possible Motherboard (Asrock A320M-HDV R4.0) made me miss out on it, as it doesn't support it. So the question...
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    [SOLVED] 2600K Upgrade Suggestion

    hi there. i have i7 2600 32gb ddr3 and gtx 1050ti system and i am doing editing work. unfortunatelly davinci, premiere etc programs cant play 4k video in edit relaxly, a lot of stuttering, freezing issue. as i know in this programs only processor working for playback videos. do you have any...
  11. J

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 1600 + MSI B350M PRO-VDH | Bios

    Hello lovely hardware comm, im currently using a Ryzen 5 1600 and a MSI B350M VDH PRO together with CL 16-18-18-38 2666Mhz Ram(not fast for ryzen i know, but years a go ram prices were insane). I mainly play CS and Valorant. Lately i got some performance issues and i believe its time for OC to...
  12. benx21

    Question [Solved] Gigabyte B550 Aorus Elite v2: PC won't start with case fans plugged in

    Hello, I just assembled my PC and everything works fine. It boots into my old Windows installation.But when I plug my case fans into SYS FAN on the motherboard the PC won't start. No reaction whatsoever. When I pull it out it works, except I have to press the power button twice the first...
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    Question American Megatrends at Boot and Blackscreen

    I have a problem: yesterday I want to boot in the Bios, but I had a black screen. I never had this error before so I look for a solution to this problem, one of the solutions I read about is put out the battery at the mainboard, wait a moment, and put it back in. So I did it. Now when I start my...
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    [SOLVED] Xeon mod on my Fujitsu Esprimo P2560

    Hey, I have an old Fujitsu Esprimo P2560 here and I'm wondering if I could mod a Xeon E5620 with the Sticker and use it on the PC. I don't know if the Chipset is correct or if the Bios on my Fujitsu Esprimo P256 is blocking the Xeon. Please help
  15. MathisSch

    Question Minimal Config not working

    Hello guys, my new PC isn’t working and i’ve build it with it’s minimal components. Right now it is: a Ryzen 5 3600 plus boxed Fan, both connected to 4 Pin Power for the cpu and cpu fan pins a GTX 1060 6GB (Which is needed since there is no graphic engine on the cpu) connected to 6 pin vga...
  16. LetterC67

    Question Does GTX 1070 compatible with G41?

    Hi, I have just bought a 1070 and attached it to ASRock G41M-VS3 (just for testing lol). After installing the driver, everything works fine except benchmarking or stressing. I wanna know the problem is caused whether by my motherboard or the VGA? Thank you!
  17. LetterC67

    [SOLVED] Asus H81-MK weird beeps

    Hi, Recently I found an old H81 motherboard and I tried to build a PC with it. When I boot it up, I hear a short beep from the buzzer, which usually mean it booted successfully. However the screen didn't show anything and I heard 1 long beep, 4 short beeps and 1 long beep from the buzzer, my...
  18. Nedimar

    [SOLVED] Connecting front panel audio to ASUS M4A87TD/USB3

    I am having trouble connecting the front panel audio of my PC case (unknown manufacturer) to a ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 mainboard. The front panel wires have the following configuration: FP1 EAR GND ■■■■───────────── (black) FP2 EAR RGT ■■■■──────┬────── (green) FP3 EAR RGT ■■■■──────┘ (green)...
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    Question My computer won’t boot up (nothing display even bios) after i put m.2 nvme into my motherboard

    My computer won’t boot up (nothing display even bios) after i put m.2 nvme into my motherboard I can boot the window up normally if remove the m.2 ssd from my mainboard I also updated latest bios version (3.60) I already try another output from my mainboard and my vga no one is working :(...
  20. [SOLVED] Z270F won't boot, RBG lights up, but no POST or Fans

    Hey there, I've had a problem 2 days ago with my Mainboard - ASUS Z270F Gaming. I heard a spark somewhere, the system turned off and since then I haven't been able to boot it. I've been deconstructing it the last days step by step to search for any errors and at this point I think it's either...
  21. numinous510

    [SOLVED] GIGABYTE X570 AORUS MASTER Debug Code a6 & 0d

    Hello everyone, yesterday I got all my new PC parts and put them all together, but I am getting these Debug codes, that I don't understand and I can't find anything about it in the manual that helps or on the internet, so I ask you for help. A bit of information about the setup: CPU: AMD...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 7 2700X on ASROCK AB350M Mainboard

    Hello Community! I want to upgrade my old Ryzen 5 1400 to a Ryzen 7 2700X and i was wondering if it is suitable although it is not on the official list of supported CPU's. The reason i want to upgrade is because the old CPU bottlenecks my GTX 1070Ti so i am looking around for a new suitable...
  23. OneApples

    [SOLVED] 1150 MB "B2" Error, no boot

    Hi there, I recently bought a pc combo without gfx and Hard drives in a good deal. It's an i5 3450 and a MSI B75-G43 Rev. 2 Upon first inspection nothing seemed and I got into bios once, then shutdown do install an ssd. After that I couldn't get into bios whatsoever, the pc Starts ONLY...
  24. D

    [SOLVED] Computer randomly reboots

    Hello! After I applied some thermal grease on my CPU (the CPU became rather warm) my computer started to reboot randomly. With randomly I mean it does not seem to have a certain cause in what I do. So, for example, I can play games like Mordhau for an hour or two straight without the...
  25. N

    [SOLVED] System not booting/m.2 ssd not shown in BIOS anymore

    Hello, I hope i chose the correct forum for this. Yesterday my PC crashed, after that it would boot normally, but as soon as I logged into windows the taskbar kind of crashed/freeze. I could still move my mouse but when I tried to click on something, the whole screen would freeze. I decided to...
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    Question Laptop wont boot. .

    Hi! I was trying to help a friend reset the bios password on his Lenovo L460 thinkpad. So first i tried to remove the cmos battery, it didnt work. So i figured i had to reset the bios chip by shorting it out. and so i did.. but now the computer wont turn on.. the power button and the "fn" button...
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    [SOLVED] Is my Mainboard or SSD faulty?

    Hello, I have an MSI B450 Tomahawk Max and a Crucial MX500 M.2 SSD, on which I installed Windows. Up until yesterday everything ran fine, but then my Pc crashed, I got a bluescreen (I think the error code was unexpected_shutdown_error) and it said it needed to gather information. It stayed at...
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    Question Why is Motherboard not booting?

    Hello! Sorry, I couldn’t find this in another forum. Following situation: I upgraded my Mainboard a while ago because my Graphics card ripped out of the PCI Express Slot (completely broken). Now I upgraded more components of my PC and have basically my old PC together, so I thought I stick it...
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    Question AMD Mainboard CPU and VGA ez-Debug LEDs light up red

    Hey guys, I just built my first computer and it took me three hours. Now when I try to start it, the fans start spinning, but first the CPU-Debug LED lights up red, turns off, then the VGA-Debug LED lights up red and the computer restarts itself, causing the CPU-LED to shine red again. Any...
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    Question [Tech Support] Mainboard can't recognize CPU after traveling

    Today I had just finished moving my PC to another house on an 8-hour drive. When I reached my destination and connect everything up, the monitor does not recognize any signal and when I look at the MB, the cpu light flashes which means that the MB does not recognize the cpu. So, I tried...
  31. foxfries

    [SOLVED] [solved] compatibility question

    Hey there, I have a question regarding Cpu and Mainboard compatibility as I'm fairly new to this whole thing and get overwhelmed easily and friends have been telling me different things about this stuff. I have an intel core i7 6700k cpu and am currently looking for a replacement mainboard for...

    Question ASUS TUF B450M-PRO GAMING vs ASRock B450M Steel Legend

    Which one should I get for non-APU RYZEN, moderate to heavy OCing

    Question Why ASUS TUF B450M-Plus have no heatsink over the VSoC phases?

    Just curious if it going to overheating or not under moderate to heavy OCing and why ASUS didn't bother to put it on just like in the PRO model?
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    Question Is the Corsair VS 650 PSU compatible with the Mainboard x470 Gaming Carbon Pro?

    Hey there ive got the corsair vs 650 power supply unit and i wonder if its compatible with the x470 mainboard which needs a 12pin , it says the corsair has an EPS12V Connector, is that the one? Thanks a ton!
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    Question B450M Ram Issue

    Greetings everyone! I have little issue with my RAM lets start. im using MB - B450M DS3H Ram: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16gb (2x8gb) 3000mhz ( cmk16gx4m2b3000c15 ) Ryzen 5 2600, Stock Cooler and 550 W PSU with GTX 1060 problem is that i cant reach more than 2666Mhz Using XMP profile 1 ( cuz i have...
  36. MadGamerG90

    [SOLVED] Just Mainboard and CPU upgrade .

    Good day , Since my CPU stopped working , I figured its time for an upgrade. But my GPU (GTX 970 4GB OC) , RAM (Corsair Vengeance 8gb ddr3 1666mhz) and rest of parts other than CPU works fine so would it be ok if i just replace my mainboard with Gigabyte Aorus x470 ultra gaming and a Ryzen 7...
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    Question My RAM can't be detected

    Hello, For a year i had the problem that my PC from one day to another stopped detecting 8 GB's of RAM . I have tried several things to find out what the problem might be , moving sticks in other slots, running memtest86, flashing the BIOS, the last thing i want to try is putting the sticks in...
  38. T

    [SOLVED] Memory Frequency and Compatibility

    So following question: If a Mainboard officially Supports Memory at 2400MHz, 2667MHz, 2933MHz and 3200MHz, what should I be aware of if I decide to purchase a 3000MHz kit, due to availability and pricing?
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    [SOLVED] Problem causing huge temperature spikes and fps drops in games

    A few weeks ago Ive been noticing a problem that seems to have gotten worse ever since. When playing a game my cpu and gpu seem to shut down, causing huge frame drops making most games completely unplayable as these fps drops happen so frequently. I researched it and concluded it had to be a...
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    Question How to get the max of an i7-7700K CPU from an ASUS H110M-A mobo

    Hi, Soon I will replace my current CPU (i5-6500) with an i7-7700K CPU ... how can I get the max of my hardware with this config (maybe overclocking and RAM settings)? I will be having the following setup: i7-7700K with Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO Universal CPU Cooler ASUS H110M-A Corsair...