Forum discussion tagged with motherboard.
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    Question ITX Motherboard in ATX Case (SilverStone Grandia GD08)

    Hi Guys, I currently have my media center/NAS in an ITX case but I have run into the issue of not having anymore Hard Drive space. So I was looking at upgrading my case and I found the perfect case, the SilverStone Grandia GD08. As it is HTPC form factor it is perfectly sized for where the PC...
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    Question Why are most PCIe 4.0 M2 slots far longer than any existing SSD that would fit in them?

    Hi, I am looking online for an explanation for why most of the M2 slots are far too large for any form factor that SSD cards seem to be made in. I have a Samsung 970 EVO. To my knowledge, it is the largest of 3 SSD form factors at 80 mm long. My motherboard has three M2 slots on it. However...
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    Question Lag spikes in all games.

    Hello, I have been experiencing lag spikes in all of my games since I can remember. I have slowly started to upgrade my PC and cleaned all the files formatted it and changed the most important parts. For example I would be playing fortnite and will have anywhere between 100-250 fps and then...
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    Question There is no multi-monitor setting in my bios?

    Hi im looking to get a 2 monitor setup running with my geforce gtx 1060 and Asus ex a320m gaming motherboard, but i cant find the system agent setting nor the multi-monitor setting in my bios. I sat up all night trying to figure it out and cant seem to find it, searching through this forum and...
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    Hey guys i have been getting whea uncorrectable error on my ryzen 5 3600 My config is 1.Asrock b450m steel legend bios version p2.30 3000mhz data d30 8GB x 2 Crucial p1 500GB Galax gtx 1050to 4GB 1 click OC I have set it like this image Set of mode to manual and could frequency 100hd Could at...
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    Question Which Motherboard is better for stock ryzen 5?

    Hi, I will buy a Ryzen 5 3600 (or 2600x) 16gb corsair 3000mhz, ssd corsair nvme and I have a RX 580 4gb.... So... which motherboard should I buy? (I will not overclock the cpu!!!) aorus b450m $85 aorus b450 elite $103 in the internet everybody tell's you to buy MSI ... But for gaming in...
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    Question Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro RAM Clearance

    Hello I was wondering if this system was compatible in terms of RAM clearance with this cooler. Thanks in advance
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    Question Will this build work? Motherboards

    Hi, I hope you can prevent me making a mistake. I am looking at two builds on ccl and not sure if I need the much more expensive motherboard or not. I am aware the board will limit the speed capabilities of 16GB RAM (so will need to get 2.4Ghz rather than 3.2Ghz) but will it have a similar...
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    Question Unplugging an USB while in BIOS?

    So today I was formatting an SSD and HDD I have using a bootable WIN10 USB drive. When my system no longer had a drive with an operating system to boot to, I opened BIOS. While the BIOS was open, I unplugged the USB drive. When I went into the peripherals section, it displayed the USB drive as...
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    Question X399 Auros Gaming 7 RAM Issues

    Good day all, Back story here, skip down to ~~~~ for TL;DR Sort of a much-late post. Have had a build of mine, running TR2 for some months now and finally gotten around to fixing an issue I don't particularly need fixed but, it's gone on long enough- So I've purchased a 32GB kit of RAM...
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    Question Never experienced this kind of problem with a motherboard, I need help.

    Hello guys my motherboard which is the Gigabyte Aorus B450 Elite (rev 1.0) recently just didn't turn on for any reason, not during when the system is on, but after putting my computer to "sleep". So to let you guys know what I was doing before this happen, I was learning 3D modeling in Blender...
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    Question No Signal After I Installed Q9400

    I recently purchased from eBay a used Core 2 Quad Q9400 since it was pretty cheap, buyer had good reviews etc. I got it and it seemed to be on a good condition, also checked a lot about my motherboard's compability if it supports the CPU and it seemed to be fine. I installed it and I don't see...
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    Question Is the Motherboard dead?

    Hey guys, First time for me here. A week ago I bought used Asus z97-h3d Mobo without checking the mobo (I know you think I did mistake but in my place that is normal). The guy who sold me the mobo said it was never been used and it's brand new which make sense since the mobo was in it's...
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    Question motherboard testing without cpu

    my msi x570 motherboard got delivered but my 3900x is still 1 week late i was wondering if i could check the motherboard is operational and not doa i just have 3 days to check it and apply for a replacament if its doa i was wondering if i could do any testing of motherboard without cpu is it...
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    Question How can I make this motherboard be capable of powering the case’s ports?

    Motherboard I want to get is the MSI B450 Tomahawk Max. The case is the H510i. Mobo: 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 connectors (support additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports) Case: 1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C 1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A How can I make this...
  16. Question Which motherboard would you suggest between these two?

    1-MSI B450 Pro Gaming Carbon AC 2-Asus ROG Strix B450-E I honestly like both and both of them seem to suit my needs, so I need to ask all the hardcore builders here for more benificial insight. I wanted one that's not too heavy on my pockets, has Wireless wifi and bluetooth, and supports...
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    Question NEED HELP! My PC Randomly restarts while gaming

    Hello Everyone 3 weeks ago i build my first gaming pc and it ran fine suddenly then i started encountering problems such as the pc restarting without any BSOD or error code while playing games and then turning back on it feels like someone took out the power cord and plugged it back instantly...
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    Question New mobo, ram, and CPU cant boot up windows 10

    EDIT: SOLVED!!!! HAD TO UPDATE THE BIOS TO THE PROPER VERSION!! unbelievable that ASUS does have the proper BIOS version for a cpu they claim is compatible with the motherboard out of the box like the title says, I cannot get to the windows 10 screen. i went from an asus z-97k, 4690k, and 8gb...
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    Question Ryzen 5 3600 Overclocking Help?

    Can someone help me with overclocking my ryzen cpu? Good settings to use? I have the x470 crosshair vii hero motherboard
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    Question Did I Recieve a Bad Board?

    Hello, I recently built a whole new system with the exception of a power supply and graphics card (using them from a previous build). I'm having an issue where when I try to boot from my disk drive to install Windows 10 my computer freezes on my splash screen. I have tried using a retail...