Forum discussion tagged with motherbaord.
  1. Rohitdev7736

    Question BIOS resetting everytime, not CMOS battery issue!

    Hi, I have been using Z370 Mobo by Asrock for some time now and one day, it was like on startup, it showed up like BIOS settings have been reset to default , first I thought this was a CMOS battery issue, but I have rplaced that. Now I suspect is this an issue with the RTC crystal or something...
  2. M

    Question PC Malfunctioning after RAM and PSU change

    Hi, this is my first post on any hardware related forum, which may indicate my helplessness with a problem that I've encountered a few days ago. So lately I've been thinking of upgrading my GPU since I've recently bought a nice 2k monitor and my good old 1070 just isn't enough anymore. To...
  3. Ako McChicken

    Question Suggestion for MB + CPU upgrade

    Hello everybody, I want to ask you a suggestion. I have to upgrade my MB and, of course, my CPU. Right now I have: ROG Strix X99 Intel i7-5820K 3.30GHz 3070 Ti Now, I would like to know if you guys have any suggestion about CPU and MB (I need it with Wi-Fi) in a middle budget (300-400$) in...
  4. A

    Question Connecting soundbar to pc

    Hi, I was wondering if it will be possible to connect a 5.1 soundbar via HDMI to my PC. The only main concern I have is I want the surround sound possibility. My motherboard does not have any optical output. Will it be possible to use onboard HDMI port of my motherboard to connect to the...
  5. A4G

    Question Pairing an i5-12600k with an Asus TUF B660m-Plus motherboard ?

    Hey Guys, i need to pair an i5-12600k with an Asus TUF B660m-Plus Motherboard. I know i will not be able to overclock it but can this motherboard handle the max turbo speed of 12600k ? will this motherboard bottleneck the 12600k ?
  6. Anarche

    Question M.2 SATA SSD nowhere to be seen

    Some of this story may not be relevant to my current issue but I am just laying out the journey I went on today. I just got a Samsung 980 PRO which is an NVMe M.2 SSD. for Christmas. Before that I had a 1TB Crucial SATA M.2 SSD, a 250GB SATA Kingston 2.5in SSD, and an HDD. Windows 10 was...
  7. E

    Question Upgraded CPU, now the monitor shows no display ?

    Specs: Motherboard: b550 tomohawk CPU: 3600(old) 3700x(new) Ram: corsair vengeance 32gb 3600mhz Gpu: msi 2070 Disks: 2 hdd, one external ssd and one samsung ssd(the ones attached to the motherboards forgot what they are called) Psu: 750w gold evga Case: corsair rgb Montior: samsung 24 inch FHD...
  8. E

    Question what setting should I use in the bios?

    I made this build yesterday, I had issues with psu but the store tech support helped me and it turn out I was using wrong cables to plug to the cpu pin since cables are not named and forgot sata power cable at the store, which they will ship it tomorrow and I...
  9. arnau_catala14

    Question Vga and dram red light on motherboard

    Hi, I hope someone can help me. I just built a computer with an AMD Ryzen 5 5500, gigabyte b450 aorus, 8gb x2 ram, radeon rx 560 among other not so important things, my problem is that when I turn on the computer the red led on the dram motherboard lights up , after about 20 seconds is turned...
  10. yeetman9013

    Question i need to find the best lga 2011 cpu for my mobo

    i have an intel x79g 2011 mobo and the current cpu is a Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2609 0 @ 2.40GHz 2.40 GHz, can somone help me find the best cpu's possible? im having trouble with it.
  11. Axolotl_98

    [SOLVED] I have A520m-Plus Wifi, Can I use Ryzen 7 5800X On it?

    Hi, I don't know much about it but some sites suggest that A520m-Plus Wifi Motherboard supports Ryzen 7 5800X, but some people told me that I can only have Ryzen 5 supported, I want to upgrade my CPU from Ryzen 5 3600 to Ryzen 7 5800 but Don't know if my motherboard is compatible with it.
  12. ARegularGuy

    Question Need help BSOD and Component problem also have some questions.

    Hello before my questions here’s what happened. Around a month ago, my PC started to take around 4-5 mins to start which is longer than the usual 1-3mins. Sometimes the DRAM LED lights up and I have to reseat the RAM to get it to start. I've noticed it happens when I turn the PSU off for more...
  13. A

    Question which is the better motherboard?

    Hey everyone. Deciding between two MBs. Currently New Egg has some sales and came across two I thought looked pretty good. First Second ...
  14. NalevQT

    Question Is this second-hand motherboard faulty?

    I bricked my old MB last week, and since the thing was ancient as this point anyway, decided to replace it. I am on a (tight) budget, so went with a used MB from a supposedly trusted person (according to the website I bought it on). After spending almost an entire day trying to get my rig to...
  15. J

    [SOLVED] Motherboard's VGA light stays white, cannot detect GPU.

    I built this PC a month ago and it's been working fine, but after removing the GPU to put some new fans in I noticed this issue more, but normally reseating the card fixed it. Today however after seating an additional fan, I can't it to be recognized at all. I've spent the last hour reseating...
  16. T

    [SOLVED] Do M2 Gen 4 SSDs run full out on the intel z590 platform?

    I am a getting ready to upgrade my motherboard, cpu, and ssd and I want to go with a fast Gen 4 nvme ssd. For price going intel 11600k with a z590 motherboard is the most reasonable. The ASRock Pro4 I am looking at advertises Gen 4 compatibility (and a PCIE 4 slot) However, on the Wikipedia...
  17. L

    [SOLVED] CPU Red Light + Blue Screen. Am I missing the obvious?

    Hi, I built a new system recently, and had been using it for a couple of days (light use), and all of a sudden mid-way through a random youtube video the PC powered off, and now bluescreens every time I turn it on. Without changing anything physically to the PC, it seemed to go from completely...
  18. Tony1337

    Question Asus PRIME B560M-Plus Posts with GTX 1060 3GB but cannot with GTX 1070 8GB

    I recently built a new PC with this set of hardware. i5 11400 Asus PRIME B560M-Plus (Updated to latest BIOS) Silicon Power 16GB DDR4 3200 Western Digital SN550 500GB EVGA 600W PSU The system will post normally with a Zotac mini GTX 1060 3GB but can't with a EVGA GTX 1070 SC 8GB. Made sure to...
  19. Xlo5

    [SOLVED] charging through back Type c port

    hey there im wondering if its OKAY and FINE to charge my phones battery(pixel 6) off of my rear type c motherboard port (the board is an msi x570 ace model) its a usb 3.2 gen 2 type c port if im correct i tried it today it was showing the "charging rapidly" msg on my phones lockscreen and it was...
  20. O

    Question PC spontaneously shut off and now DRAM LED is showing on motherboard ?

    I got my first PC a couple months ago and have had no problems up until now. I loaded everything up as I normally do, began to play and all of a sudden after 10 or so minutes the whole thing shut off (fans still going) and then the dreaded 3 beeps sounded and now DRAM LED is showing on my...
  21. SomewhatSimple

    [SOLVED] PSU works by holding down reset button

    Hello all I got my hands on a Inspiron 5676 with a Ryzen 2700x and a Radeon 580 in it. The motherboard seems to be a propriety cut one with a AM4 socket of course. The problem I am facing is that the power button won't turn on the device, but when I hold down the 'Reset' button on the PSU the...
  22. P

    [SOLVED] Can my lenovo ram work on a h410m motherboard?

    planning on switching my old proprietary motherboard to a h410m, I was wondering if my lenovo ram would work im king of in a budget.
  23. dyran1

    Question 8-Pin Cpu power doesn't work but 4-pin does??

    So I have an ESXI server running on some old hardware I had lying around. It's equipped with an: ASUS Sabertooth 990fx r2.0 FX-8320 20GB 1600 MHz ram During Black Friday I bought a new 550W Seasonic PSU as the old one way too crappy for 24/7 use. I've tested the PSU, and it works great, but the...
  24. rawn7702

    [SOLVED] 100 Mbps via direct connection(PC), 300 Mbps via router(router to PC) - How come?

    Hi, I have a 300 Mbps connection from my ISP. When I connect the ethernet cable directly to the PC, the network adapter is capped at 100 Mbps but when I connect the ISP cable to the router and then to the PC, I get full 300 Mbps. (The speed & duplex option is set to full 1.0 Gbps, motherboard...
  25. talhaskrillx

    [SOLVED] Max ram speeds for using all slots?

    I am using Ryzen 7 2700 and Asus B450M-A motherboard. What will be the max memory frequency I can get If I use all the slots?
  26. E

    [SOLVED] Is my new prebuilt gaming PC worth it? Or should I build one my self?

    So I've been due for an upgrade from my old computer for a while now and was considering building my own PC for the first time. However, I came across a deal on a prebuilt at a local computer store that costed 3,000$ but had been marked down to 2,600$ and seemed pretty good for the price. I have...
  27. A

    [SOLVED] Will this be compatible?

    My motherboard just died, so im getting a new budget one, was wondering if my other parts are gonna work fine with my new motherboard. Motherboard: Gigabyte H310M S2V CPU: i3 6100 GPU: EVGA GTX 960 2GB PSU: EVGA 500B 80 Plus Bronze RAM: 2x DDR4 4GB PC4-2133 Thanks!
  28. M

    [SOLVED] Does newest BIOS update on msi z490 a pro works with intel 10th gen?

    Hi Recently i have updated my BIOS to newest version. I have msi z490 a pro motherboard and intel 10th gen cpu. My Pc doesnt boot, there is no signal from screen and usb ports. Fans are working, from usb ports i can charge my phone. I ve tried to reset cmos, didnt work. White led on...
  29. blackernel

    Question PC requires Long press to boot

    From past couple of days, my 5 years old PC is requiring Long press of Power Button to boot. Sometimes, it takes 1 second, sometimes 7-8 second of press to before booting. I have removed PWR cable and shorted directly, it was the same. So, it's not about a faulty power button. I have checked...
  30. R

    Question Need to restart computer to access internet

    I have an Intel Corporation DH67CL when I boot up my pc I can't access the internet I have an ethernet cable connected to the pc the ethernet port has two lights when I first boot up my pc only one light is on I need to restart my pc in order for the internet to work when I restart my pc...
  31. hejfelix

    [SOLVED] My Asus b550-f gaming doesn't turn off my power saving strip when off

    My Asus b550-f gaming doesn't turn off my power saving strip when in SOFT OFF state. If I manully flick the off switch on the power supply unit, it does indeed cut power on the power strip. I tried tweaking multiple settings: Disable USB power when off ErP ready enabled in S4+S5 states Does...
  32. kzainshah

    [SOLVED] Does this motherboard has tpm option on Bios if then where

    Hi! I have this motherboard with i3 3rd gen Cpu and SSD, And Nvidia graphics, and does every motherboard has TPM if yes then where to locate it, after all, been looking for the info about the windows 11 compatibility Thanks for...
  33. R_t3

    Question PC does not start after shorting cpu power pins

    Hi, I have an issue where my PC won’t start when I press the power button. However when I tried shorting the power pins on my motherboard even then my PC won’t start. I thought that my motherboard was broken and I was about to call a repair guy, suddenly my PC booted. I did a load test...
  34. F

    [SOLVED] Thinking of buying MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro Carbon WIFI

    Hello, I'm not really familiar with pc parts and if they are compatible with each other or not so maybe someone here might be able to help. I'm thinking of getting MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro Carbon WIFI and I'm not sure if it is compatible with the other parts that I already have on my current pc...
  35. hansolvc82

    [SOLVED] When i built my pc, the monitor displayed no signal and keyboard/mouse did not light up. Is it due to insufficient power from psu?

    Here is my specs: Cpu: Amd ryzen 7 3700x Motherboard: asrock b550 phantom gaming 4 atx am4 Memory: Corsair vengeance rgb pro (2 x 8 gb) (i have 16 gb ram total) ssd: Samsung 860 evo 1 TB 2.5” gpu: geforce rtx 2070 super 8gb Case: lian li lancool 2 mesh atx Psu: corsair txm gold 650 W 80+ atx psu...
  36. ajmeneznam

    [SOLVED] RAM slots can't be inserted??

    Hello everyone, today I took out an old computer for a college project and I needed to open it, remove and restore the components and run some tests on it. Everything went well, but one. For this project, after removing and restoring the components, I needed to run some programs on it. OFC...
  37. L

    [SOLVED] Cheapest B450 Motherboard with VRM Heatsink ?

    Hi, I'm getting a Ryzen 3 3100 but I'm very confused as i would like to OC it to get them more frames xD But of course budget comes between them more frames and a decent motherboard with VRM heatsink So i have basically two questions ,What could be the cheapest motherboard option for me that...
  38. bufer

    [SOLVED] PC shuts down and turns on immediately up to 5 times a day.

    My PC just shuts down itself and back on and off and on..... up to 5 times constantly. event viewer shows kernel-power and distributedCOM errors. I think either the PSU or motherboard is faulty, maybe both. I tried OCCT vga/psu test and it turned off after 10 minutes. It did not crash but...
  39. Walsounet

    [SOLVED] Does my Motherboard/bios support NVMe ( PCIe) boot?

    I got an old computer that i want to upgrade and gain some speed starting up and improve the general usage(work and low specs gaming). to achieve what i want i was thinking about a new ssd. i got two options in mind : SSD 2.5" Samsung 870 EVO 250GB MLC V-NAND SATA or SSD M.2 2280 Western...
  40. Denvee

    [SOLVED] GA A320m-h MB with Adata 16gb 3000mhz ddr4

    Hi all, I just bought 2x8gb Adata DDR4 sticks for my A320m-h motherboard. Currently my 2x4gb sticks run at 2666mhz. When I install the new sticks and remove the old and enter my bios will it automatically read the new MHz at 3000 or will I need to do something to increase this...? Obviously if...