Forum discussion tagged with motherboad.
  1. T

    Question Question about PBO limits on AM5 Asrock Motherboards

    Mobo: PG Riptide b650m CPU: 7700x -15 offset All I want to do is lower the PPT limit on the 7700x, however when I set PBO limits to 'manual' the other TDC/EDC values are set to 0. I roughly know what to set my PPT to: 85000mV / 85W but the other values are set to 0 when I go to manual...
  2. cbsn

    Question PC turns on and off randomly, I have to wiggle the 24-pin connector sometimes ?

    I’ve been experiencing numerous issues with starting my computer. Initially, when I assembled it, the motherboard LED would light up, but nothing would happen when I pressed the power button or attempted to jump-start it. After multiple checks and troubleshooting, I found that jiggling the...
  3. V

    Question SSDs are slow (800MB/s) on ASRock B560M Pro4

    Motherboard: ASRock B560M Pro4 CPU: Core i5 10400F (LGA-1200/Comet Lake) GPU is on PCIE1 slot PCIe-to-M.3 NVMe adapter: Ugreen CM302 on PCIE3 slot (M2_1 slot is disabled because CPU is Comet Lake) SSDs: - Kingston SKC2500M8/1000G via adapter - Silicon Power US70 (2 TB) [SP02KGBP44US7005] on...
  4. J

    Question Cant Enter bios

    Hello. i have a major problem. I cant Enter my bios. When i have a choice to boot from my drive or enter bios, i choose the bios but my screen just goes black and nothing happends, i only got 1 monitor, and my DVI cable is inserted in the GPU. My boot led is lighting red and that is not normal...
  5. akmartin99

    [SOLVED] Can I use a 10-year-old PSU for my latest build ?

    10 years ago, I was having a PC build where I was using a Corsair CX430M 430-watt PSU, which I hardly ever used. From that time on, it has been packed inside that cabinet. Can I use that old PSU and cabinet for a new build ? I personally checked, and all the wires and circuits look good.
  6. radeka2683

    Question New Build is booting to audio/visual/input glitches, blackscreen, or not at all ?

    Hello everyone, I have recently built a PC from sepatately bought components, and installed Windows 11. It functioned flawlessly for some time, but after a power outage I booted it up and it was very slow, mouse movement was extremelly laggy and jaggy. This was nonetheless fully resolved by...
  7. V

    Question [HELP] I scratched my motherboard, damage assessment?

    I scratched my motherboard while prying off my case gpu expansion metal strips. Any suggestions to avoid future damage? Should I be worried? Images
  8. REZIGUI2023


    i am getting this mobo in the next week i am asking if its capable of running i5 13600k wich is now mounted on my B660 ASUS prime 4d and its getting hot like crazy over 100 c and my bad didnt know its vrm getting super hot its like one of the worst mobo out there for this kind of cpu the...

    Question B450i No POST/cpu debug

    No post/cpu debug light TLDR: tried to go to itx board //used 2 cpus no avail /lights and fans on running but cpu light on no post R 9 3900x///spare/// r 5 2600x both confirmed working(post) in b350 board Mobo — b350f going to b450I(used) Same ram 4x8gb crucial (using one for testing) Rtx...
  10. Mehedy-Hasan

    Question How to change DDR5 RAM order from A2 & B2 to A1 & B1.

    Hi! We are using the motherboard (Gigabyte Z790 Gaming X AX) for the last 1 month. We are upgrading the CPU cooler from a default cooler to a liquid cooler. At this moment, we broke the one ram slot number A2. When we install ram on this slot regular task is ok but when we use 100% CPU load for...
  11. H

    Question Is hot glue safe to use on motherboard? (m.2 related w/ pics)

    I built a 5700x system last summer. (july) The motherboard (MSI X570S edge max wifi) had an issue with the 1st m.2 cover. (pics show issue) Never RMA'd it as I needed PC running (and rma's can take awhile) and everything "works" just "not ideal to have a part not doing its job) So issue is the...
  12. D

    Question Picking a B550 motherboad

    Hello, I'm building a new pc and it has come the time to choose the right motherboard. I went with B550 but I can't figure out which one is the best of them. There is gigabyte, asus, msi and different models and so on. Any help would be appreciated :)
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    Question Motherboad and cpu compatability

    can somebody please help me as i cant find an answer to this online Im going to to upgrade the i5 10400F and dont know if it will work on an intel H510 Chipset the motherboad i would use is the Gigabyte H510M H it has an LGA 1200 socket would this be compatable? thank you in advance!
  14. xHanck

    Question Reboot Issue - Loose USB 3.1 Cable?

    Hi all, In recent months I've been having an issue where my PC reboots should it get knocked ever so slightly. I just sort of deal with this as I don't really have the time to set aside troubleshooting and it isn't a major issue as I rarely knock it. However I've just returned home from uni...
  15. G

    Question upgrade possibility

    I have an i510400f with a 1660 super I wanted to upgrade my CPU but I'm also on a budget and was wondering what would be the best upgrade for my rig. my motherboard is an MSI MicroATX MB so I was also thinking I was going to upgrade to an ATX board instead of the micro so if you have any...
  16. Davy Bramer

    Question Gigabyte X570 Aorus

    Hello, I wanted to sell my used motherboard. I had a few questions that I wanted to ask before doing so. So with my current setup, the xmp option will not work. The computer crashes after turning it on. I have found work around a with this by manually setting the clock speed for my memory. I...
  17. Cameron231099

    Question PCI(e) compatibility

    Heyo. Haven't built a system in a long time and looking to upgrade. Currently stuck on the motherboard of all things though, as the PCI(e) generations are confusing me. Chipsets like the B350 are listed as PCIe gen2 yet the listings of actual B350 motherboards are stating it's using PCIe...
  18. ifti12

    Question Pc takes too much time to boot and won't restart after adding Ram.

    Hello. My rig is Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Motherboard: Gigabyte B450m Ds3H GPU: GTX 1660. Memory Profile: XMP enabled. My main issue is with my new 2*8GB Rams. My previous ram sticks were of Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200 MHz 8GB rams. I had 2 sticks so my system had 16GB Rams. I wanted to...
  19. S

    Question Network Adapter doesn’t exist

    I just moved and when I setup my PC it started fine, but I can’t connect to the router with ethernet. I’m pretty sure I’ve done every check possible. Did network resets and every troubleshooting that I could find on this. Finally, tried to even format the PC but still no luck. I connected...
  20. G

    Question Low speed on front panel USB type C port ?

    I am having quite a strange problem, my front type-c port delivers usb-2 speeds (around 40mb/s) when I plug an external ssd to it. It's worth mentioning that the same ssd connected to the same port deliverd 500mb/s speeds before I upgraded to windows 11 and in addition it worked fine with my...
  21. S

    Question M.2 SSD issue on Asus Tuf Gaming Z690-Plus WiFi D4 ?

    So today I finally got some parts in to upgrade my build. Changed my motherboard and processor out. When I went boot my PC I noticed one of my SSD's were not showing in bios nor in windows after launching, but the other works just fine. I tried to updating the BIOS, downloading chipset drivers...
  22. J

    [SOLVED] Computer shutting off after POST, Windows completely reset

    Hi everyone, first time poster here. I'd like to apologize for the length of the post but I think it's important I clarify everything. My computer over the last few months has had this issue where, under load, the monitor and all of the USB ports would disconnect. The computer, however, was...
  23. indigoplateau

    [SOLVED] Red CPU light on Motherboard after CPU upgrade - old CPU no longer working either

    I just upgraded my CPU from a Ryzen 1600 to Ryzen 5600x on a MSI B450 GAMING PRO CARBON AC Motherboard. Tried to boot, and there is no output and the red light indicating a CPU error is on. I assumed I screwed something up and tried my old Ryzen 1600 CPU and the error still remains. There is...
  24. Short_Bingus

    [SOLVED] How to connect the argb controller to the motherboard and which header

    I have an MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon Max Wifi and a MSI mag forge 100r
  25. T

    [SOLVED] need help with picking a cpu that works for my pc.

    my specs - Processor AMD FX-8320E motherboard Product 970 GAMING ram 24.0 GB 120 ssd(boot) 1tb hhd i just need a cpu that will work for windows 11 without me having to buy a new motherboard or losing performance.
  26. maika1024

    [SOLVED] M.2 NVMe detection on ASUS Z97-A/USB3.1

    Hello, First time poster here. Please let me know if I need to change this post to follow rules. I have a computer with these core components: Motherboard: ASUS Z97-A/USB3.1 (latest 2018 BIOS firmware) OS: Windows 10 CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K CPU SATA1: ST8000DM005-2EH112 HDD SATA2...
  27. Z

    [SOLVED] Where is the cmos reset on this mb? I can’t find the cmos reset on this mb
  28. N

    Question New MB and CPU, cant Boot anymore

    I installed a new motherboard MSI B550 A-Pro with a new cpu AMD Ryzen 7 5800X and it doesn't start up. When turning it on the 4 LEDs starts out with CPU, jumps Dram, quickly to VGA for about 3sec and last to boot. With only my SSD(s) connected the Boot LED stays on, with the Windows CD...
  29. E

    Question Wake on Lan makes PC restart after shutdown ?

    Hi, When I try to shutdown my pc using windows 10 shutdown button the computer just shuts down then restarts itself ? I figured it out that if I turn off wake on lan in the bios it fixes the problem. However, I would like to know why wake on lan causes this issue ? I have a gigabyte aorus b450...
  30. A

    [SOLVED] backplate making contact with motherboard?

    For reference this thread has a picture that uses the exact sam motherboard and cpu cooler backplate as me: I was building a PC for my friend and it didn't work so we brought it to a...
  31. O

    [SOLVED] USB Shielding/plastic connector for header broke off, is there a way to replace it?

    I was trying to build my pc myself for the first time ever, and am still anxious about breaking this so I apologize in advance. I was trying to connect the front IO USB connector to my motherboard earlier, and I assume it did not go in properly or I accidentally force it out, but the little...
  32. D

    [SOLVED] Fx-8350 on incompatibile motherboard

    Hi, recently my old motherboard died and so I had to get a new one. Having AMD Fx-8350, I looked for AM3+ motherboard, I found Gigabyte GA-M68MT-S2 rev 3.1, which is AM3+ motherboard, but sadly I didn't check compatibility and although it supports AM3+ not all of them seem to be "compatible". I...
  33. Z_BeTa

    Question ASRock H110 pro btc+ problem

    Hello, I currently have a problem with my Asrock h110 pro BTC+ motherboard I bought 2 days ago this motherboard with a Corsair RM 1000X power supply, 8GB DDR4 RAM and an Intel Pentium Gold G5420 processor (3.8 GHz). I mounted the motherboard as indicated on the manual provided, but when I press...
  34. SelfInv

    Question Asrock h110 pro btc+ no audio

    Hello I am struggling w/ a problem with this mb. Used to be all good until i reinstalled win10 (64) a week or so ago. After i did so only audio from my monitor (dell) is working (i presume gpu audio via hdmi cable to the monitor) when i plug in my headphones to mb jacks or front panel jacks...
  35. H

    [SOLVED] USB vs Audio Jack for Hyper X Cloud Alpha S in MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk ?

    I have bought a Motherboard MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk and still waiting for it to arrive, the manual book said the audio jack using Realtek ALC1200 Codec which I google is kinda a premium sound quality. I have been using my Hyper X Cloud Alpha S using USB just because it has a control panel for...
  36. SilentHunterX

    [SOLVED] How do I safely change from motherboard resources to Intel (R) WTD?

    Hey, I've been recently experiencing random game freezes and slower load-ins into games. The game used to freeze randomly anywhere from 4 - 15 minutes and would force me to exit out of it and restart the game, sometimes even freezing my Start button so I would have to restart the computer to be...
  37. Gengo318

    Question Whole system is acting funky

    Hello PC people. I'm a newcomer, and I need some help on my PC build. Bought it off Facebook awhile back. Said to be a "Low-end Gaming Desktop". Turned out not to be. I played around with it, and eventually got it working with Windows 10. Sluggish on start, but works up to speed. A few days...
  38. Mratki

    Question Asus ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING motherboard doesn't support any software for RGB...

    So I made full RGB setup cuz I'm kinda fan of it and I also bought Asus ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING motherboard which is working perfectly but RGB... I tried couple of softwares which includes, Aura sync and Armoury Crate too, and I cannot find any software that might change RGB logo on...
  39. J

    [SOLVED] Oily substance on Motherboard - Won’t boot

    Hi guys, First time posting so let me know if you need more information. So, I built my PC about 5 years ago now, and she’s been a good machine to me. In those 5 years, I’ve had one major issue and done two upgrades; a fan short fried my HDD, the RAM was upgrades, and she was given a new case...
  40. A

    [SOLVED] Switching from VM to Physical Home Server

    Hi All, I've been hosting a minecraft server and web server on my PC in a ubuntu virtual machine for some time now. PC Specs are in signature. I have 8 cores allocated to the VM and 8GB RAM as well. The minecraft server uses 4-6GB of RAM most of the time, and I don't see any more needed in the...