Forum discussion tagged with mobo.
  1. kgod

    Question cpu broken?? fan took it out

    so i had to take everything off my mobo to get it fixed and i needed to take a cpu off. wouldnt come off so i twisted it a bit and realized the thermal paste was making it stick so i tugged on it. cpu and cpu fan came out and i had a mini heart attack. nothing seems bent/broken so would it be...
  2. kgod

    Question gpu doesnt get detected when booting computer

    gpu not detecting on my mobo even though it was working fine before??? computer crashed (no blue screen) wouldnt turn on, finally got it to turn on, half an hour later it wont shut off. i come back and it now cant detect the gpu. i shut it off so many times and i sent back the gpu but apparently...
  3. Jackattack99

    Question CPU fan immediately on as soon as i flick power supply on without pressing powr switch

    My computer i just built for my basement isnt posting and is doing weird stuff ive never seen before CPU fan immediately turns on as soon as i flick power supply on, zero post verified cpu /ram/psu/gpu all fine working order(tested on other comp) , tried with onboard graphics also and...
  4. M

    Question Ryzen 5600 or i5 12400?

    I can't decide between these two cpu's. I'm going to be running it with an Rx 6700 Xt Reference card. I'm also having trouble deciding on the motherboard as well. If anyone could help me out, I'd be very grateful. Thank you!
  5. textingeneral

    Question Compatability question

    Will an MSI B560M PRO Motherboard and a i5-10400f work with a DDR4 3200 MHz ram kit?
  6. BabajiGamer

    Question New build only boots once after each CMOS reset ?

    I finished building my first self assembled PC, and it booted normally on first startup. I shut it down and attached my Windows 10 installation USB. When I powered back up, the MOBO briefly flashed through all 4 problem indicator lights, then the VGA light stayed on and the machine did not...
  7. m4di

    Question Which CPUs are compatible with the MOBO & RAM below?

    CPUs: MOBO...
  8. I

    Question lil tricky problem

    Ey, thank you for reaching out to this post. So I've been trying to reuse my old combo with (B150M bazooka plus) with the CPU (i5 6400k) PSU (Good 650W from Nox) & 2x8gb (Ripjaws Corsair) It was all disconnected so I just connect it , set it up & all fine, using HDMI could properly go trough...
  9. S

    Question High temps on a R5 3600

    Hi, I just recently bought a 3070ti and it generates A LOT more heat than my previous gpu. Because of this, my cpu is now starting to get really hot in some more demanding games. I've seen it go up to 95 and even 100C with the panels closed and up to 90C with the side panel open. I was told that...
  10. O

    Question How Bad Did i mess up?

    So I was building a Pc with my dad's help and he accidentally put the 8 pin PCIe into the CPU socket. When I turned the computer on the only thing that came on was the ram did I kill the mobo cause I did hear a quick beep then it went away. for reference it was the EVGA g3 750w and the aorus...
  11. J

    Question Diagnosing a potential PCU or MOBO failure

    I was on my computer a few days ago when it simply died. When I tried to turn it back on the fans would spin for a few seconds and the lights would come on before shutting down. At first I thought it was a psu issue so I replaced that but it did not help. Then I went through unplugging each...
  12. Y

    Question b450 tomahawk max, red vga light, no display, no post, faulty mobo?

    So basically my mobo ''died'' 2 months ago. First it had red cpu light, no display, then i shut my pc down via PSU button, and since then it wouldnt boot or even give a single fan spin, it literally acted like it wasn't plugged in power. Then I rmaed it, and they were fixing it for 2 months...
  13. Giorgi379

    Question 2x4GB and 1x8GB DDR4 won't work together

    Hi, i have Motherboard: ASUS Z170-P i have 2x4GB and 1x8GB DDR4 RAM but thet wornt work together no display :( 2x4GB RAM Model: CT4G4DFS824A.C8FDD2 1x8GB RAM Model : i will update it later sorry mobo is not my its my friend and im waiting screenshot how to fix that?
  14. Macsimum1

    Question Bent and one broken VSS Pin on 5800x - Blackscreen

    Hey! So yesterday I was kind of in a hurry when seating my new AIO and when I was installing the CPU Cooler and Heatsink, the CPU somehow stuck to the Heatsink and I tried to put it in a couple of times before realising. So here I am, with some bent pins and one broken VSS pin. I managed to...
  15. Alurous2

    Question Win 11 Bios Update MoBo stop working

    I have an MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Carbon WiFi Gaming Motherboard. It’s bios were in Version 12, so after learning that I needed to update, I went and got the correct Bios from MSI website and updated to Ver 21. The update was successful, however windows 10 wont boot up. I can go into my bios, but I...
  16. M

    Question VGA LED on MOBO and no display.

    Specs: MOBO: AORUS ELITE V2 B450 PSU: Corsair CX600m GPU: Radeon RX580 CPU: RYZEN 5 5600X Hello! So yesterday my pc turned off on its own, after that i tried to turn him on but unluckily it didnt. So the first thing i saw there is a VGA LED which is constantly red. I tried 2 others VGA so on...
  17. P

    Question Chassis and System fans

    I have a gigabyte b450-ds3h motherboard...I'm not planning to buy a new motherboard yet. my mobo has only 1 system fan in it (that's where i plugged my radiator fans) then the three case fans were inserted in my power supply. what if i upgraded into h500 cooler master or lian li lancool 215 then...
  18. Kwisatz-X

    Question PC sometimes hangs up on BIOS screen

    Hello, my PC is fairly old (parts bought around 2012, I think), with GPU being the only relatively recent purchase: PSU: OCZ StealthXStream 2 600W MOBO: Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H CPU: Intel i5-3350P GPU: GTX 1660 Super RAM: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x4GB It first started several months ago, where once...
  19. Katz8474

    Question Pc not displaying anything and the cpu fan not working

    Recently I got a ga z77hd4 motherboard from gigabyte and I went to power it on last night and the cpu fan lit up for a second then shut off note the case fans were still on and there is no display output (I’m using a gpu that runs off of the motherboard power) I’ve tried a bios reset changing...
  20. peachieeee

    Question Help bent front panel pins!

    Afternoon, I have a ASUS ROG Strix Z270e mobo in my old PC which I have given to my son after a new purchase. For reason unknown to me he has decided to remove the front panel 20 pin connector from the mobo as it was in the way of him installing a new SSD. He tried to re-plug it in and has...
  21. m4di

    Question Is this CPU compatible with this MOBO?

    Hello, Here is my current build: Case: NZXT H500i ATX CPU: i5 6500 LGA1151 GPU: MSI GTX 1060 6 GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance 2x8 GB MOBO: MSI Z170A M3 LGA1151 PSU: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze I want to upgrade my CPU to i5 9400F, and I'll purchase it from the following link...
  22. C

    Question SOS Updated MOBO now no ethernet

    Hi all, I have a B550-F and always seem to mess things up. Last night I was using the armoury crate app and updated several drivers and MOBO. After completion, there is no longer an ethernet connection. I attempted network diagnostics and it gave results that there is no ethernet cable...
  23. B

    [SOLVED] Ethernet super slow... thinking it's my new MOBO

    I just upgraded my cpu and mobo - did a fresh windows 10 install and everything's running great except the ethernet speeds are slow on the exact same ISP/internet delivery. For instance, my steam game downloads peak at 4mb/s but average at about 1.2mb/s where as they used to be 8-10. It sounds...
  24. LBCarvalho

    Question Can I connect PSU to the other 4 pins from a 12 pin EATX 12 V MoBo connector?

    Hi, every1, I have an ASUS motherboard model TUF Gaming X570 Plus. The 3.3 V voltage has been fluctuating a bit and this has made me waste a lot of time trying to find out why I couldn't make my SSD NVMe work properly. After finding out what the problem was, I could finally go ahead with my...
  25. MrWanderer

    [SOLVED] 4 pin PSU to power 8 pin CPU

    Processor: Interl Core i5 11600K Mother Board: Asus Prime B560m-a I've gone for the cheapest motherboard I could find that was compatible with the processor and had a M.2 NVME socket, didn't even knew about overclocking, so ended up picking a mobo that doesn't support it. My PSU only has a 4...
  26. Azor99

    Question Corrupted BIOS? - Bench Test UNSUCCESSFUL

    Hello everyone! Bench Test Video SPECS: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2H ( NO DualBios ) CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2 GHz ( Integrated Graphics ) RAM: HyperX Fury 2x 8 GB DDR4 RAM Sticks GPU: MSI GTX 960 2 GB PSU: Corsair VS550, 550 Watt, 80 Plus Cert. SSD/HDD: Samsung 860 EVO ( w/ Windows...
  27. B

    [SOLVED] CPU recommendation?

    I have a Asus Z170 pro gaming mobo currently running an I5-6500 3.2 ghz cpu. I know the mobo is dated but the entire rig has ran like a champ for the better part of a decade. I want to upgrade the cpu to see if I can get a few more years out of it before gutting it and starting over with a new...
  28. karmageddin

    [SOLVED] No display after Windows logo

    Set up: ASUS P7H55-M Pro Core i5 650 3.2GHz 16Gb DDR3 RAM NVidia GeForce GTX 660 EVGA 650GQ PSU Windows 10 pro I was going to upgrade to a new PC and stored this one away. Ended getting it back out 5 months later and changed only the power supply from a 600W to the 650W PSU. It posts good, but...
  29. Question Bent socket pins on MSI Z87-G43, can they short short circuit?

    Hello, Like the title implies I bought an MSI Z87-G43 with the CPU and memory already attached to the mobo. When it arrived I cleaned it and put it in a case and fired it up, the CPU fan pulsed once and turn off for good, tried once more. Same result. I proceed to test multiple PSUs but nothing...
  30. T

    [SOLVED] Help choosing motherboard

    Hey all, I have an FX-6300 processor which I use typically for gaming (Not Overclocked). My current motherboard is Asus M5A78L-M LX3 which supports up to 16 GB of ram max. I'm thinking to go with ASRock 990FX Extreme 9 which supports upto 64*GB. Can someone please suggest me a better board ?
  31. WireFeild

    [SOLVED] hp 8300 dies the second it gets power from the psu

    so my friend said his pc stopped working and I narrowed the issue down to the mobo being bad or something but whenever I plug in the psu the front panel turns green for about 6 seconds then beeps and flashes red after taking out the motherboard and pulling out all of the cables the same thing...
  32. B

    Question How do I fix “cant detect bootable device”?

    Hey so I just upgraded my cpu to a R7 3700x from a r5 1600af and also my motherboard from a b450 to a x570, after i booted the system everything was normal until the sytem forces me into bios as I don’t have a bootable drive. My hdd was regconised but not my ssd. I’m pretty sure there’s nothing...
  33. PRZ2K0

    [SOLVED] ASUS H110M-R, my BIOS version doesn't exist?

    Hello, I have purchased my computer pre-built from PC Builder, back in 2017. The PC in question has an Asus H11M-R Motherboard, and I'm planning to upgrade my CPU. Currently, I own Intel Core i3-7100, and I would like to upgrade it to Intel Core i5-7400. I've taken a look on the Asus'...
  34. A

    Question Strange Pc Situation

    So I recently purchased a few upgrades to my pc including a new case, new fans, and a new m.2. I installed it all and boom, nothing. Tested just about everything since then except a new psu/cpu. When I plug the 24 pin in my mobo nothing happens, however, I have a spare board that lights up when...
  35. W

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to use some parts of a short circuited desktop?

    I think that I accidentally short circuit my motherboard along with my power supply. This what happened: I bought a new power supply as a replacement from my previous psu. In the first boot (psu rgb not connected), it works then I turn it off. Afterwards, I connect the psu's rgb to the...
  36. M

    Question Trying to choose... Asus Crosshair VIII Dark Hero or Crosshair VIII Formula?

    So I've recently was given a Asus Crosshair VIII dark hero. I also have the formula version as well. I am in the process of doing a rebuild. I wondering which one I should consider keeping? Thanks in advance
  37. ueharajohji

    [SOLVED] should I connnect this case fan hub to PSU(via sata) or mobo?

    I bought this uphere pc fan hub to connect my 4 case fan to my rig. But this hub has two wires (one is sata and one is for mobo). This page don't tell me anything about whether powering this hub with sata or mobo. I read about connecting both at the same time would burn my mobo. So which is...
  38. J

    [SOLVED] Build

    Hello. Quick question and sorry if i make any mistakes in grammar or spelling, english isn't my first language. I want to build a PC using these parts: -- MOBO: ASUS PRIME B450M-K II CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF RAM: G.Skill Trident Z RGB, 32GB (2x16GB), 3200 MHz, DDR4 -- And i've already ordered...
  39. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Looking For a 750W Power Supply with an Extra 4pin ATX Connector

    Good day, I'm currently creating a build, and I need a power supply with the extra 4 pin ATX connector not just the standard 8 pin. Now some of you might be thinking, "You don't need that, that is just for extreme overclocking, and it will be unnecessary for the everyday user". Well, yeah...
  40. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Difference Between Clearing CMOS Through Battery Removal vs. Loading Optimized Defaults within the BIOS?

    Good day, What is the difference between resetting the motherboard's BIOS through physical resetting through the removal of the CMOS battery vs. just loading the optimized defaults through the BIOS itself. Did some research and what most people say is that they're basically the same. But isn't...