Forum discussion tagged with motherbaord.
  1. J

    Question 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...
  2. T

    Question 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...
  3. L

    Question 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Xlo5

    Question 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...
  6. 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...
  7. SomewhatSimple

    Question 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...
  8. 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.
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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?
  12. 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...
  13. 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!
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. okjak808

    [SOLVED] Intel dz77re-75k????

    Hello everyone on tomshardware forums. I’m just really curious with the motherboard I’ve gotten a few months ago for about 90 dollars, an Intel dz77re-75k. Upon doing some research it’s not very known and not many are selling these boards online or even on eBay and even if there’s one on sale...
  28. timiiomfg

    [SOLVED] Which cases fit my motherbaord?

    Hello, I have a Foxconn 2ABF motherbaord, and I am wondering if it will fit in a mid tower case? Other specs are: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2300 CPU @ 2.80GHz 2.80 GHz Nvidia GTX 1050 ti 8 GB Ram Thanks for the answers in advanced
  29. sumit3322

    [SOLVED] i7 9700 freezes just after working for 1 min 30sec asus rog motherboard b360-F ???

    i am using i5 8400 asus rog B360-F 8 gb ddr4 2666mhz ram with hyper 212x cooler antec 550 watt psu so i have installed the new i7 9700 processor with the mobo but the i7 just frezzes after 1min and 30 sec every time it doesnt matter you are installing windows or you are running windows...
  30. S

    [SOLVED] New Build won't show anything on screen, DRAM and CPU debug leds light red

    Hi all... I Have a peculiar problem. Had to build an economic pc, used my old motherboard and ram and bought the rest. Problem is that after booting it for first time, monitor will show nothing, not even start information. Also side debug lights on mobo will fire like this: a milisecond light...
  31. Kurt Justine

    [SOLVED] I connected my PWM connector of my fan hub to my 12v rgb header

    I connected my PWM connector that is attached to my fan hub to the 12v rgb header on my motherboard. When I turned on my case fans aren't spinning anymore and the led lights are stuck on stagnant with different colors. The computer itself is working normally and there isn't seem to be any...
  32. And7rey

    Question Sound from audio jack randomly getting louder/quieter

    Hi guys, I have a new issue with my headphones I never encountered before. While playing music on spotify I noticed that the sound was constantly dropping, getting louder and returning to normal again. My headphones are connected to the front panel, while I have speakers connected directly to...
  33. T

    [SOLVED] Did I screw up

    So when building my new pc I took all the normal precautions when putting it together. Esd, clean hands, checking to make sure I’m grounded ect.. Well when I got my pc built, it did not post into the bios at first. When spamming delete key I was left with a black screen. Later on when switching...


    GOOD DAY! Badly need help my PC has no Power I checked the following and seems working: PSU, POWER SWITCH, CMOS @3V, I didn't know how to troubleshoot the MOTHERBOARD THE SCENARIO EVERY MORNING IS THIS : My PC won't turn on and shows no sign of power, then I WILL BRUSH THE MOTHERBOARD...
  35. Garsena22

    Question When i switch motherboard from optimal mode to normal system gets error

    Hello guys, i have Asus Z97-A , Thermaltake Smart SE 530W Balistix sport 16 gb 2x8 My motherboard have 3 modes , power saving, normal and optimal. When i use normal mode my computer shows error :( (your computer runs into a problem) Critical process dead. But when i switch to optimal mode my...
  36. Burnsy69

    [SOLVED] B350M RAM compatability

    My motherboard is a B350M Bazooka- I am just wondering if an 8X2GB kit of Crucial Ballistix will be compatible? My motherboard only states 2933(OC), 3200(OC) so I'm not sure. Any help would be appreciated thanks!
  37. ledusito

    Question Pc wont boot after installing rx580

    So my friend bought a new rx580 and asked me to install it for him. I opened up the chasis, everything normal, installed the card and tried to boot it up and nothing happened. I brought it home, tested it with working power supplies, working ram and everything but I couldnt get it to boot, but...
  38. Bhavya Jain

    [SOLVED] Need help !!

    So recenty I change my mobo to GIGABYTE H310 S2 2.0 and I am planning to change my graphics card for gaming and I thought to buy NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB EDITION but I am not sure whether it will fit in my mobo or not ... By the way my cpu is I3-8100 3.6GHZ and my Ram is 4gb(I am also planning to...
  39. T

    [SOLVED] Will this case be compatible with the motherboard

    I have an ASRock B365 Phantom Gaming 4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard and I want to get a Cooler Master Silencio S600 ATX Mid Tower Case. Would my motherboard be too big for it?
  40. pmz94

    [SOLVED] Fat GPUs in microATX cases

    I have a microATX motherboard with a fat GPU (2.7 slots), everything put in an ATX mid tower case (7 slots) but I'm planning to change this case to a microATX one. Question is, Will GPU heat up more because smaller clearance? (note that GPU will be put on second slot because motherboard) I saw...