motherboad

Forum discussion tagged with motherboad.
  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. Z

    [SOLVED] Where is the cmos reset on this mb?

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B09GLBZYSV/ref=ya_aw_od_pi?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I can’t find the cmos reset on this mb
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/metal-backplate-of-cpu-cooler-touching-motherboard-ok-or-not.3703293/ I was building a PC for my friend and it didn't work so we brought it to a...
  17. [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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. D

    Question Power to fans and CPU Cooler pump shuts off randomly

    Hello, I recently upgraded my CPU, MOBO, and Monitor. I am now having an issue where my cpu cooler pump, and/or some of the fans will just shut off at seemingly random times. After a few days, here are some details I have learned: Sometimes it is just 1 power outlet on the mobo that quits...
  28. H

    [SOLVED] 7 red lights appeared behind my MAG Z390M Mortar Motherboard. What are they and should I be worried?

    I took some pictures of these lights: View: https://imgur.com/a/oqquBIm They arent the Debug lights and I've run the Windows Memory Diagnostic and it didnt find any issues. My computer runs fine, boots up and works just fine but these 7 red lights persist. Should I be worried? Is something...
  29. adamekcerv

    Question MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX - no screen.

    Hi, This is my setup: https://pcpartpicker.com/b/txXPxr I've recetly updated BIOS to the newest version. After a while it stopped working (no screen is showing up). When I turn on the PC all fans are spinning and RGB is on. (RAMs RGB is red + red ram indicator on the MOBO). What I did...
  30. KanyeJ19

    [SOLVED] Any cheap-mid range boards with two USB 3.1 Gen 1 headers?

    Hey all, got a real USB/internal motherboard port head scratch here. While back I bought a Gigabyte H270 Gaming 3 and a Phanteks Enthoo 719 (Luxe 2). When they arrived the case had two USB 3.1 Gen 1 headers (20-1 pin) and the board luckily had two headers to supply them. About to upgrade to...
  31. 1mBad

    Question Mobo/ CPU cooler issue

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/WFYsGc Today I went and changed the thermal paste. No issues before this. After reinstalling with new paste everything’s works fine except for the CPI cooler fan. I’m using the stock wraith prism that’s included. The RGB works but the fan does not spin. I have...
  32. Z

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade my BIOS?

    I have got ASUS Prime and the last time I updated BIOS was when I actually got it and the version was 1002 back in 2019 May, however, now the version is 1203. It only states on the website that this version improves system performance and can handle core i9k processor. I mean my bios version...
  33. colinoak

    [SOLVED] Is the B550 worth my time with R7 3700x?

    I recently decided to purchase a new kit of ram: G.Skills Ripjaws V 16gb CL 16. With that, my question is would it be necessary to get a new motherboard such as a B450 vs B550 vs x570, for my R7 3700x given my current motherboard? Or my other option is, will I make it until AM5 and DDR5...
  34. K

    Question How to connect 9 phantek halo's digital RGB

    Hey, Planning to buy 9 phantek halo digital rgb frames 120mm and was wondering how im supose to connect them all up? I also read that they're able to be daisy chained, but they have 30 leds each and draw about 1amp ive read (not 100% sure), so thats 9 amp in total. Isnt that a bit...
  35. Jmusic88

    [SOLVED] Laptop manufacturer vs Motherboard chipset Maximum RAM limit (Asus S56CM)

    Good day all, I have been researching this for quiet sometime now, but the only reference I have to this somewhat subject (more related to my specific laptop s56cm) is from this question raised back in 2014, so I figured I would start a brand new one with a more general question...
  36. M

    [SOLVED] Motherboard Memory speed compatibility

    Can my Asus tuf b450 plus gaming utilize 3600mhz ram speed? Mobo: https://www.amazon.com/TUF-B450-Plus-Gaming-Motherboard-Ryzen/dp/B07FMVJT1H/ref=sr_1_2?crid=3KV01Y75Z4A50&keywords=asus+tuf+b450+plus+gaming&qid=1582770401&sprefix=asus+tuf+b450+plus+gamin%2Caps%2C152&sr=8-2
  37. A

    [SOLVED] Help with buying a new Motherboard and CPU

    So I bought this computer 4 years ago. https://www.neweggbusiness.com/product/product.aspx?item=9b-83-102-104 Two years after I bought a gtx 1070 and replaced it with what was inside that computer. This pc is doing good and my expectations are low. I have some extra money so I decided to buy a...
  38. C

    Question What's wrong with my PC?

    I came home from being at college for 3 months, plugged my desktop in and found it would turn on for a second and then keep restarting. I then starting unplugging, re-plugging, and trying every combination possible. I ran over tips other people have done like run the PC with just the CPU in, and...
  39. P

    Question 8GB RAM ( 4GB USABLE )

    Now i am using a Gigabyte 78LMT USB 3.0 and I'm having 2 x 4GB RAM. I had installed both the ram in slot 3 & 4 but when i turned on the system it shows 8GB RAM ( 4 GB usable ). Now i installed the RAM in slot 2 and 4 and now the system is showing 8GB RAM and all of it is usable. Can you...
  40. O

    Question Ethernet port possibly not working

    I moved into my uni house recently and fear that in the process of transporting my computer up here have broken the Ethernet port. At the start of the year the connection to the internet through my Ethernet cable would occasionally cut out for about 30 seconds every once in a while. Recently...