Forum discussion tagged with motehrboard.
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    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...
  2. elltree

    Question PC won't POST, new mobo, CPU & PSU ?

    Sooo few days ago i bought some parts. First launch fried both of my Ram stick's, but im quite stubborn and bought another one to check one more time and it lived. So i got static RED LED CPU, fans spinning but wont POST. Checked PSU it works in my old pc. CPU and MOBO dont have any signs of...
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    Question changed the platform key the image disappeared

    I decided to try to enable Secure boot I went into the bios, went to the secure boot settings, selected a custom mode, went into the keys and clicked update the Platform Key After that, the picture disappeared, the coolers worked Now, when you turn on the PC, the coolers start working and that's...
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    Question Will my motherboard be damaged if I use more bus speed RAM than my motherboard?

    Hi I brought a motherboard last Friday. This mobo bus speed 1300 mhz and my Ram bus speed 1600 mhz. Will I face any problem if I use this mobo . Will my motherboard be damaged or burn if I use more bus speed RAM than my motherboard?
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    Question Need help getting a x470 waterblock adapter

    I just got a brand new aio from coolermaster and I needed the adapter piece so I could mount the cooler to my cpu, however when I went to go get the piece out of my motherboard box I learn my dad had thrown all of it away without telling me or getting the pieces out. I looked around for the...
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    [SOLVED] Will gtx 1650 fit in motherboard?

    I'am going to buy a GTX 1650 and i wondering will it fit in my motherboard. Graphic card: Motherboard:
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    [SOLVED] Motherboard/CPU problem

    Hello everyone, I have Asrock 970Pro3 paired with Phenom II x2 555BE unlocked to Phenom II x4 B55 and 24GB RAM (my Proxmox homelab). I have some weird problem and I can't figure out where is the problem. MB doesn't save the UEFI settings for the CPU like frequency or voltage in stock or in...
  8. Imbadonpc

    [SOLVED] How many fans can I install

    How many fans can I connect to Asus a320mk micro atx board
  9. Janathdils

    [SOLVED] Vintage PC turns on but no display ?

    I built a vintage pc as a hobby. Collected old components like Pentium 4 CPU, mainboard, HDD and DDR 1 memory, etc. When I plugged all components correctly and it's giving no display. I found out I'm using ddr 400mhz speed ram but board specification shows ddr 333mhz support is the maximum...
  10. david8889

    Question Only one 4 Pin USB connector on the mainboard. Rgb?

    Hey Guys My Frriend bought a prebuilt to get a RTX 3080. Acer Predator Orion – 5000 PO5-615s He changed cases and the RAM but the motherboard is stock. The Problem is it has only one 4 Pin USB connector instead of the 9 Pin and the USB 3.0 Connector. Its probably not possible to connect a...
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    [SOLVED] Why am I encountering strange and random power loss problems ?

    Hello everyone, hope you have a wonderful day. I'll list my build first: CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 Memory: Patriot viper elite 2x8 gb 2666MHz Mobo: Gigabyte B450 Aorus elite GPU: Gigabyte GTX 1060 6gb PSU: Corsair RM650x Everything is back to stock right now(no OC)... since I encountered these...
  12. E

    [SOLVED] I need some help plz. CPU, Motherboard and Ram

    So I have i5 8600k CPU, MSI Z370 A-Pro Motherboard and 16gb 2400MHz. Now I am considering upgrading my RAM but want to know what i will need to change to do so. My CPU states that it only supports up to 2666MHz Motherboard can support 4000+ Overclocked. So I want to know if I install 3200MHz...
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    [SOLVED] Whats the difference betweenRGB_LED and ADDR_LED on my motherboard?

    Whats the difference betweenRGB_LED and ADDR_LED on my motherboard?
  14. Kevwell

    [SOLVED] Wifi Adapter, will it add the wifi option to my pc?

    I'm planning on buying the Netgear A6210-100PAS USB 3.0 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter but I'm not sure if it will give my pc Wi-Fi. My motherboard(ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming) doesn't have Wi-Fi installed into and I'd rather use a USB then run an ethernet.
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    Question Why does my Mobo detect both RAM sticks but only uses one of them

    specs: CPU: Intel i7-4790 MOBO: ASUS B85M-G RAM 2x4gb ddr3 1600MHz HyperX Fury GPU: MSI Ventus RTX 2060 Userbenchmark: my problem is that my motherboard only use one stick of RAM what i've tried so far: Reseated both sticks alone and in pairs in...
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    [SOLVED] I cannot remove the graphics card from my ACER ASPIRE GX-281 motherboard

    Hello everyone, I would like to explain my problem to you 4 years ago I bought a computer already assembled afterwards last year I had a 1050 replaced by a 2060 by a computer specialist and today I have bought all the parts to assemble my new computer myself except that I would like to remove...
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    Question 3080 B450

    I have recently purchased a 3080 and installed it in my rig. I am very impressed with the performance, however, I am curious to know if it is worth upgrading my MSI b450 gaming plus max to a b550 for performance
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    Question PC won't boot up anymore.

    Hello, My computer suddenly turned off and wont turn on again, I already check my PSU if it is working i tried testing it using paper clip and yes it is working fine but just wondering why my computer isn't working is it the motherboard or the cpu is dead? Quick specs. CPU: Ryzen 5 2600...
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    [SOLVED] ROG b450 f rgb issue

    Hey guys, This is my second pc build, and everything went smoothly except one thing. For the life of my I can't get the onboard rgb lights to turn off on my motherboard. My setup is in my room and it is very bright to try and go to sleep with unless I shut it down and switch off the power...
  20. kzainshah

    [SOLVED] Can I use this cpu

    Hi! I want to use 3dsMax Vray rendering in good quality and Can I Use without installing any graphics in these processors. The configuration I'm gonna use for Cpu. First with this Processor AMD Ryzen 3 3200G with RadeonVega 8 Graphics 1rocessor: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G with RadeonVega 8 Graphics...
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    [SOLVED] How many ohms does my x570 support?

    I am looking at getting the dt 990 250 ohm headset and want to see if my mobo can support this resistance but can't seem to find it anywhere in my settings, manual or online. I want to see if i can get out of buying a headphone amp if possible. I have a Gigabyte x570 gaming mobo and saw some...
  22. K

    Question I cleared CMOS by removing battery and replacing it, and now I can’t connect to the internet

    So I went into BIOS to turn the RGB to off, and enable XMP profiles, and when I saved the changes and tried to launch into windows, there was no output. So after a while I removed the battery and waited 10 min, and then replaced it. And it cleared CMOS like it’s supposed to do, but when I got...
  23. R

    [SOLVED] Why does it only show that i have 8gbs of ram ??

    i have 16gbs (2x8) of ram but in geoforce experience it shows in my rig i only have 8 gbs of ram. I also have a micro atx motherboard and the max amount of memory is 32 gbs how do i make it show that ihave 16 gbs??
  24. K

    Question pc is not sending signal to monitor or keyboard

    Me and my buddy have built a new pc. We put all the wires together and we plugged into a monitor. The monitor just had a black screen. We tried messing around with it and decided it was the motherboard that was the problem. The cpu is right out of the box, the power supply is a year or so, the...
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    [SOLVED] If I replaced my motherboard can I keep the old boot drive?

    If I replaced my motherboard but kept the same storage system and boot drive would I need to do anything? I can just keep my old windows right? Do people usually get a clean installation of windows just for the sake of ”in with the new out with the old”?
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    [SOLVED] Will this cooler fit in my case and motherboard?

    I got a be quiet dark rock pro 4 and it doesnt fit in my case, will a cooler master hyper 212 evo fit in my case and motherbaord? i have a dell inspirion 3670 with a gtx 1050ti and a m.2 ssd. Thanks
  27. NoaHnao

    [SOLVED] What should i do?

    I have a pc with these specs: intel core i7 6700k asus z170-M Plus 16 GB RAM MSI GTX 980 Armor I want to upgrade my motherboard, I was thinking of getting a z370 motherboard for future proofing, but the new z370 platform dosent support my CPU. should I get a new CPU or get a new z170 motherboard?
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    [SOLVED] dose this SSD work on this MB? the ssd is MZ-V7E1T0BW this is the MB BATTLE-AX B450M-G DELUXE
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    [SOLVED] New Cpu choice

    hey. im tryng to upgrade to ryzen from my old core i3, i have the r5 1600 af and the r5 2600 in mind but i also was thinking about the ryzen 2700, im not going to be streaming or editing just playing video games im leaving the r7 as my last option. And for the motherboard, What would be the...
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    Question What motherboards support Intel H10 Optane SSDs?

    I'm looking into upgrading my motherboard from an H310 to something better and wanted to replace my failing SSD as well. So I figured I'd go for an Intel H10 Optane SSD since they're pretty cheap now and comparable to similar M.2 SSD's in price. However, I read that motherboard support is for...
  31. mkharman

    Question What components should I get

    Hello, I'm currently shopping and want to build my gaming rig. Thus far I have decided to buy the following components: - Intel Core i9-9900KS 4 GHz 8-Core Processor - Noctua NH-D15 SE-AM4 82.52 CFM CPU Cooler - Western Digital Red 6 TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive - Asus GeForce RTX...
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    Question Upgraded system but won’t post at all please help?,

    Hey, We upgraded a pc majorly, we changed the mobo, ram, cpu and gpu and all the fans and lights work however the system won’t even post, nothing will go to the monitor. The motherboard lights up but the peripherals will not light up despite being plugged in. Please help Thanks
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    Question Gigabyte z270 stuck at the VGA failure led

    I've got a Gigabyte z270 hd3p motherboard, and it doesn't boot. Sometimes, it stucks at the VGA led (most of the time). Some other times, it is the CPU led that is turned on. When I say "stuck" I mean I don't even get to see the BIOS splash screen. I've tried to boot it without the hard drive...
  34. Pedro924

    Question i7-4790K & Z87 ASRock OC Formula ac / 144HZ

    I just got a new triple monitor setup (Dell S-Series 27-Inch Screen LED-Lit Gaming Monitor (S2719DGF); QHD (2560 x 1440) up to 155 Hz; 16:9; 1ms Response time). See my current build below, is the CPU/Mobo a bottleneck for 2K 1440P Gaming on my rig? Case: NZXT Phantom 820 Mobo: AsRock Z87 OC...
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    Question PC Freeze and Power LED blinking after restarting

    Hello there, I have been having some problems with my PC recently. While playing games, PC keep getting freezed without any notice. When I say freeze, it means complete freeze along with screen, keyboard led, mouse led etc. After this freeze, I removed PC power cable and waited for couple of...
  36. Question Motherboard won't use all RAM (but can detect it)

    Hello, I will start with my specs: Mainborad: ASRock B75 Pro3 (BIOS ver P.20 - according to page of my mobo it is newest UEFI version that I can install) Memory: CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 (details in screenshots below) CPU: Intel Core i5 3470 GPU: Radeon RX 480 OS: Windows 10 (64bit) Today I expanded...
  37. Thyalex

    Question Which Motherboard should i buy?

    I am planning to buy a I9-9900K and im looking to buy a motherboard with it but cant decide between these 3 listed below.
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    [SOLVED] should i switch to a gtx 550 4gb?

    I am currently running a gtx 750 ti low profile on a dell OptiPlex 7010 with a 250 watt power supply. Long story short I bought this pc over a year ago in one of those all in one bundles on ebay which come with an i5 and 8gb of ddr3 ram but then some terrible card like a gt710. At the time I...
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    Question ASUS PRIME B450M-A Cant see any Storage Devices

    Hard Drive will not be recognized by the motherboard. It just says n/a next to all sata ports in the bios when the HDD is plugged in.The person has tried all of the things you could think of. Tried to plug into every SATA Port still in the bios it says n/a next to all of the SATA ports. They...
  40. luis15herr

    [SOLVED] I don't get a output on my r9 380 4gb Gaming video card

    Hi, I don't get a signal on my r9 380 4gb Gaming video card, I had an h61c2-cm motherboard with which I tried to make it work with my video card and it never worked, now that I changed my motherboard to an h61m-vg4 I also don't want to give a video signal, help c: