mobo advice

Forum discussion tagged with mobo advice.
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    Question What motherboard to buy?

    Looking to finally upgrade My ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77 and downsize to a micro-atx. Would like to keep current memory, CPU and graphics. Current Setup: ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77 (Socket LGA1155) Intel Core i7-3770 NVIDIA GeForce GTX-1660 Four DDR3-1600 / PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM UDIMM (Corsair) I just...
  2. M

    Question Getting BSOD with ASUS X79-DELUXE MOBO - Is It RAM or MOBO Problem?

    Hi All, I currently have ASUS X-79-Deluxe w/Intel Core i7-4930K. Currently using Corsair Dominator Platinum 32GB DDR3 SDRAM Memory Module 48 GB of 6 x 8 GB - DDR3 SDRAM - 2133 MHz (CMD32GX3M4A2133C9). Not a full set of 8 RAM Modules, only 6. All has been working fine for many years, but now I...
  3. Mimogrede

    Question Trying to locate a problem,need advice.

    So, my pc basically wont turn on. Specs: ryzen 1500 Gtx 1070 16gb ram 3200hz Evga 500w Msi b350m gaming pro mobo Okay, story time; I noticed i had only 8gb out of 16 useable ram (in pc properties) so i reseated both, fiddled in bios and then everything seemed fine (16gb useable). Then...
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    Question Multiple gpu problem with Asrock B 450 K4

    Greetings. My system boots find when only gpu installed. Once I add the 2nd gpu (two identical rtx 2080 super) system wont post and kick me straight to bios settings, including no video signal from either gpu and 2nd gpu no matter which is connected would stop spinning all it's fans and kicks me...
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    Question Upgrading PC, question about mobo/case

    I'll be upgrading my PC in preparation for a large model (strix or trio, I'm thinking) 6800XT. I have a mobo and case that are pretty basic and do not have experience installing either since my PC was prebuilt or with things such as variable speed fans. The MOBO and case are these...
  6. KimPossible34

    Question No aRGB on Z390 UD Motherboard ?

    Hey all, I just made a new account because of a question I had. A friend of mine recommended me ask on this forum because someone may have a solution. Essentially, this is my first time building a PC. I used pcpartpicker and some advice from friends on what parts to pick. I ended up going with...
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    Question PC upgrade advice wanted so i can play Alyx

    Hi all, I was pointed towards the below template regarding request for PC upgrade advice - would appreciate your input. Current gaming build Approximate Purchase Date: no rush, but within next few month Budget Range: approx £300 on top of whatever i make selling the current components...
  8. Giras

    Question best budget b550 mobo froml ist

    b550 tomahawk b550 aorus pro B550 aorus elite ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming
  9. Giras

    Question Need help --- what mobo for next upgrade !!

    Hi i will sell my b450 tomahawk and r5 and want upgrade for next zen 3 and rx 6000 so which mobo should i get from this list from 1 >>last? MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK ----------- ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming 4------- Gigabyte B550 AORUS ELITE---------- X570 Aorus Elite------------------- MSI MAG X570...
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    Question 1 week old PC shuts down randomly or doesn't boot at all.

    Hello. I just recently built a fully brand new PC 1 week ago and have been having some very strange issues. My specs currently Asus ROG B550-A mobo XFX Rx580 pro GPU 64GB DDR4 RAM 2666HZ AMD Ryzen 3900 CPU EvGA 750 platinum/Cougar GX 1050 gold PsU If any specific details are needed apart from...
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    Question Dead DIMM slots??? Is this a thing?

    System: i7-4790k Z79X Gaming 7 Mobo 32g Kingston 1866c DDR3 RAM (4x8g) RTX 2070 Super Corsair H100iGTX Liquid Cooling Windows 10 Thermaltake Toughpower XT Gold 1475w PSU I have had this setup for about 5-6 years now (except the GPU which I recently upgraded to) and never had much of an issue...
  12. Simplesimplesimple

    Question Configuration thoughts

    Hi everyone, about a week ago I posted a thread about the hardware and now I think I am finally ready with my setup. I have chosen the following parts : CPU - i5 10600K GPU - Gainward or Palit 2070S Mobo - MSI Gaming Edge Wifi or Gigabyte Aorus Elite/Vision G Cooler - Noctua NH-D15 SSD - Samsung...
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    Question Laptop is charging but no power

    Hello, I have laptop HP 15-ay005. When I connect power adapter LED is on and mobo get 19.5V. When I test with multimeter everything looks fine. But laptop can't power on. I also try remove bios battery for one minute. Laptop battery doesn't work, laptop was working only with power adapter. This...
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    [SOLVED] which mobo should i choose?

    i have a ryzen 5 3600 and want to pick a mobo between Gigabyte B450 AORUS M and ASUS TUF B450M-PLUS GAMING which one is better? i want the pc mainly for gaming Thanks
  15. Pijmzhchus

    [SOLVED] Is there a chance my motherboard will support Zen3/Ryzen 4000:

    According to the photo below even 3000 series processors shouldn´t be supported on B350, yet my MSI B350 Gaming Pro carbon supports them. Is there a slim chance that 4000 series processors will be supported on my board? It´s the same socket even. Thank you for your respond. View...
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    [SOLVED] How to update bios with no cpu?

    A friend has offered to give me his i5 7600k but I would need a new motherboard for this cpu, been looking at a few cheap motherboards since I'm on a tight budget and the BioStar H110MDE seems like a good choice for everything that I need and very cheap. This and almost all other mobos I've...
  17. Pijmzhchus

    [SOLVED] Is my B350 VRMs enough for 3900X?

    I have a MSI B350 Gaming Pro Carbon. Right now I have R5 1600 installed, but I wanna upgrade to R7 3900X. Is this board and it's VRMs good enough for 3900X? Possibly 3900XT? Thank you for feedback!
  18. Pijmzhchus

    [SOLVED] Quick qestion: Will (my) B350 motherboard support Zen2 refresh?

    Hey. I wanted to know if my board, MSI B350 Gaming Pro Carbon, will support Zen2 (Matisse) refresh. I was kinda disappointed when they said that B350 boards will not support Zen3, so this will be a nice goodbye for B350. I´m assuming that it´s the same chip, just overclocked. Can someone...
  19. Pijmzhchus

    [SOLVED] Did I flash to right BIOS? Help

    My MOBO is B350 Gaming Pro Carbon. I flashed my BIOS today. I flashed ir because I need support for Zen2. Previously I had BIOS from this site: , which should support Zen2. But I found out that the support site of this...
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    [SOLVED] New PC Build Boot Looping Issues on Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Motherboard

    I am having issues with my motherboard being in a boot loop and not being able to access BIOS. Every time I have started it, it will run for anywhere from 1 second to 3 minutes until it reboots again. Also, the debug LED turns on for a split second before shutting off, and I can't get the...