Forum discussion tagged with Motherboards.
  1. J

    Discussion AM5 B650 experinces, share yours!

    I am currently planning to go AM5 and 7600x, budget pushes me to B650 and i kinda wanted ask your experiences on the matter if you have meddled with said boards. Mainly im concerned about stability and other issues, according to google id say aorus elite ax probably geta highest praises, but for...
  2. N

    Question Motherboard for Ryzen 7800x3d and a CL 30 ram 6000mhz

    I am upgrading my PC after a long wait and going for the Ryzen 7800x3d about 524 US dollars in my country, I did some research but that made me very confused about the motherboards. ASUS motherboards are bad for 7000 series Earlier I was interested in a Gigabyte B650M Aorus Pro AX (Wi-Fi)...
  3. Premium Dorito

    Discussion Looking for built in wifi for intel 6th gen motherboard

    Hey everyone, long story short I want to build a pc with an intel 6th gen cpu. I have all components planned but motherboard. I want a motherboard that has wifi built in, most I’ve looked at are only LAN boards. Yes I know LAN is wired internet, looking for wifi boards.
  4. Bradharker

    Question Pc keeps restarting after new cpu installed

    Hello, So I recently installed a 9th gen in my gigabyte H310m s2p mb and since turning on it just starts up, fans light up and then 4/5 seconds later the whole thing reboots and does it again Bios was updated to F14 (latest apparently) using an i3-8100T (no issues running that) specs Gigabyte...
  5. M

    Question System seems sluggish while gaming/streaming ?

    My system seems sluggish when gaming/streaming and I wasn't sure if maybe my hardware was creating a bottleneck and that's maybe that's why? Asus Rog Strix B450f AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Asus Rog Strix NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 8GB GDDR6 OC Edition 2 x 1TB S70 NVMe M.2 2280 SSDs 2 x 500gb SSDs Is...
  6. R

    Question Unable to run Dual Channel Ram. Post capable only in Single Channel

    Hello everyone, Long time lurker, first-time poster. I have been trying to troubleshoot a problem of mine for quite some time now. A friend of mine who builds PCs has attempted to help me but, now we are both at a loss. We have come to the conclusion to try a new Motherboard or I will require...
  7. rounakr94

    Question Is it normal for PC to leak slight AC?

    After one of my friend said that his PC was giving him shocks I checked that he didn't have a proper cable. After installing a 3pin cable with ground pin I came back and checked my system. Everything was fine and no shocks but there is a slight voltage (~1.8VAC) on the USB port metal part or...
  8. J

    Question Will my motherboard be able to run MSI Gaming AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 8GB GDDR6 128-Bit

    I currently have a gigabyte B450M DS3H (1.x) and purchased a MSI Gaming AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 8GB GDDR6 128-Bit HDMI/DP Torx Fan RGB Graphics Card (RX 6600 XT Gaming X 8G). I know my motherboard is a little outdated and wanted to know if I would run into issues trying to put this gpu into my...
  9. J

    Question Problem booting an ASRock x570 Phantom Gaming 4 ?

    This is the first PC I’ve ever built, and I just finished with assembling all of the hardware in the PC minus a few fans which are still being mailed. (I currently am using the basic fans provided in the Corsair Airflow 4000D). Once I start my PC and reach the set up menu, I am completely lost...
  10. rounakr94

    Question Bios 5 beeps but PC works

    Hi, I was cleaning my PC and I forgot to plug in the Display port cable to my GPU. When I turned on PC it gave 5 beeps followed by a small post successful beep. I then hurriedly plugged in the DP cable and I was greeted with the Windows login screen. So why the 5beeps, GPU was already...
  11. TechyInAZ

    Discussion AGESA 1207 Beta BIOS Experience on AMD 300 Series and 400 Series Motherboards

    Hey everyone! Since there is very limited data on AGESA 1207 reliability on 300 and 400 series boards, I thought i'd create this discussion piece to talk about potential issues from and great things from user expereince that have come about with AMD's latest agesa code working on 4 and...
  12. TheFlash1300

    Question Are Wi-Fi and Bluetooth adapters built-in to the motherboard ?

    Hello. Do Wi-Fi and Bluetooth adapters come as extra components for laptops and desktop computers, or are they built-in to the motherboard? I want to buy a new PC. The description of the product doesn't say anything about Wi-Fi and Bluetooth adapters, so I'm wondering if the desktop PC will be...
  13. R

    [SOLVED] Can liquid cooling be connected to an MSI B360M BAZOOKA motherboard?

    Hello world, I have a problem and I wanted to know if someone can help me, right now I have an MSI B360M BAZOOKA motherboard which does not have the PUMP_Fan connector and I wanted to know if there is any problem connecting a Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML360R, in some of the Sys_Fan connectors...
  14. A

    [SOLVED] Asus P8Z77-v LX2 or Asus P8Z68-V LX ?

    whats better Asus P8Z77-v LX2 or Asus P8Z68-V LX To pair with i5 2500k and in overall
  15. TheUltraMarine

    [SOLVED] Friends Asus MOBO now sounds a beep code after installing new components.

    A friend of mine in the UK is now getting a beep code from his ASUS PRIME A320M-K motherboard after installing a new Gigabyte GTX 1660 and a ARESGAME 650w power supply. He first installed the PSU and booted up the system with no problems whatsoever, it wasn't until he installed the 1660 into the...
  16. O

    [SOLVED] Which Motherboard Gives ME All Features I'm Seeking?

    [Moderator edit to break up solid paragraph of text.] I'M building a System from Scratch. I wanted to know which Motherboard would give me the Features I wanted. Specifically I'm looking for a Motherboard with 2 or more Onboard 2 x 2.5 Gbit/s Ethernet ports, Mobo needs to be able to support...
  17. Raddo

    [SOLVED] How do I find information about the TGL Scala_TLS motherboard ?

    Guys, I have an assignment to do but I have a hard time finding anything about the TGL Scala_TLS motherboard. I've googled it a few times but still nothing. What do I do and where do I find some info about it? Is there a nice web page that contains it all or can someone from the forum help me...
  18. J

    [SOLVED] Where to find motherboard schematics? [Answered]

    Hello, I need the schematics for a Gigabye Aorus X470 Ultra Rev 1.0 motherboard, as a recent power outage seems to have shorted something on the board. Any resources for finding this? Im looking for something that gives me a reference that I can check against multimeter readings. The reason I...
  19. Jaymz2000

    [SOLVED] Strange aroma of electricity

    Very suddenly there's the smell of electricity, I'm sure you know the scent. Like an electric fire or something, everything is working fine, my CPU temp is 35c 99% of the time, my GPU is an RTX so the idle temp is around 40c... so I'm not sure what the deal is, I see no smoke, no fire (knock on...
  20. G

    Question Why can’t i get into my BIOS but i can get into windows?

    Hello, i just bought an ASUS B550-F, a ryzen 5 5600x, and 2 more sticks of 3200mhz 8gb sticks (i have 2400mhz included) After taking and replacing all my parts from my old MOBO to my new one, i turn my pc on to see the DRAM light go on for 5 seconds, then the red CPU light for 1 second, then...
  21. greenbatman

    Question Monitor, Keyboard and Mouse not working?

    The other day I took out my CPU and Motherboard, but when I put them back in and booted up, my monitor, keyboard, and mouse aren't detected by my computer. The monitor doesn't detect any video at all. Here's everything I have done so far: replaced motherboard battery used a different hdmi cord...
  22. A

    [SOLVED] Compaq Armada 1575D/2920D Series Blank Screen

    I have a Compaq Armada 1575D/2920D Series laptop I got from an old friend in Germany. When he tried to boot it there it showed some error about “System Disk not found” on the monitor. I brought it to the us and had to put in the cord that fit in the us outlet. I noticed it took I believe 250v...
  23. J

    Question Planning to buy B450 Aorus pro but is it Good and worth it?

    Hello, I have been torn on wether I should buy the B450 aorus pro (non wifi). It has All the features I need. Only thing that makes me not want to buy it is because i have seen some reviews online saying that the aorus pro and wifi doesn't last past a month and all kinds of RAM issues and not...
  24. helper800

    Discussion x570s vs x570 Dark Hero - What are the expected differences, and added functionality if any?

    Just as the title suggests, what would the difference be between the ASUS x570 Dark Hero motherboard and the expected x570s motherboards that are coming out with passively cooled chipsets? As far as I am aware this is the only confirmed benefit of the upcoming AM4 based x570s motherboards, are...
  25. consptheory77

    [SOLVED] Do I need to upgrade my desktop?

    I currently have a "Haswell" build: Intel® Core™ i5-4690K GIGABYTE Z97-HD3 Corsair DDR3-1600 32GB XFX RX 580 GTS Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1TB Seasonic PRIME 850W 80+ Gold Power Supply Full Modular (SSR-850GD) Now, I do a bit of gaming here and there, but I wouldn't be looking to build a gaming...
  26. MDunnink

    [SOLVED] Z490 motherboards and Intel 11th gen

    If I were to buy a Z490 motherboard on let's say amazon right now, would it support Intels 11th gen processors (like the i5 11400) out of the box or would the motherboard require a BIOS-update first?
  27. grandaddy

    [SOLVED] How to do you reinstall a Bluetooth driver

    i went on armory crate an updated my mobo bluetooth driver, and when i installed it the built in WIFI in my mobo stopped getting the 5G signal from my house so i could only use 2G and aurora creator stopped working so then i reinstalled the old bluetooth drivers from the asus website but that...
  28. G

    Question ASRock B450M Pro4,MSI B550M PRO-VDH Ram Help(Upgrading Soon)

    Can I run this ram kit at advertised speeds? : In both motherboards included Motherboard I have:
  29. noxinum

    [SOLVED] 3600Mhz memory but showing as 2133 in BIOS

    As the title says, I have two ddr4 ram sticks with a speed of 3600 but in the bios they are shown as 2133 Mhz. I don’t know why, do I need to manually set them? I have a ryzen 7 5800X, ASUS rog strix b550-i and 2x16gb of G.skill Ripjaws V (F4-3600C16D-32GVKC). My psu is 750 watts with a ASUS TUF...
  30. noxinum

    [SOLVED] USB Cable 1394 or normal one?

    I jave a Asus Rog Strix B550-I Mobo and a corsair commander Pro. I need to connect it to a usb 2.0 header, my mobo has one but it says to not connect a 1394 cable. Is the corsair usb connection a normal one or a 1394?
  31. E

    [SOLVED] Need assistance with choosing Ram

    Please, no needless questions and only solutions. I have an (Asrock B450M/AC) MOBO. Ryzen 5 (PICASSO) 3400G CPU. The issue is that I want 32gb of ddr4 for my board but remain confused of all the tech garble such as speeds, compatibility, size...
  32. mIgJiG64

    [SOLVED] Thoughts on Asrock AB350M Pro4 in 2021?

    I have a 2017 build using this motherboard and it still prevails from all the troubles it had thrown to me over the years (of course with a few hand cuts) To anyone still using this board, do you think it's still any good today and should I replace it in 2021?
  33. MaheshMP

    Question Caveats of using Ryzen 4750G with MSI B550 UNIFY

    Hello, MSI B550 UNIFY Board has total four M2 slots. 1st is directly coupled with CPU, 2nd and 3rd M2 slots actually share PCI-E 4.0 x 16 bandwidth. If I put SSD in any of these M2 slots, PCI-E slot brought down to x8 mode. This is fine as long as there is graphics card installed in PCI-E x 16...
  34. charliep123

    [SOLVED] Why won’t my pc turn on? I need help!!!

    Hello, I just recently received a new motherboard in the mail and after installing it I am getting no power at all to my pc. I recieved this new motherboard after returning my previous one with the thought that it was dead after having the same issue then that I do now. It is not my power supply...
  35. S

    [SOLVED] Chipset for R5 3600?

    Which chipset/motherboard should i choose for Ryzen 5 3600? Either Gigabyte A520M-H or Gigabyte B450M-H? Thanks :)
  36. GamerLackingKnowledge

    [SOLVED] Voltage and timings questions; Trident Z

    Hey everyone, I am building a new PC, looking at getting a mid range z590 board in a week or so, perhaps the MSI Gaming Carbon. When considering the ram however, I was looking at getting some Trident Z neo, and ive noticed there is 3600 C16 with 16-16-16-38 and 16-19-19-39, the latter being...
  37. S

    [SOLVED] Is it ok to install a new cpu when my motherboard has overclock settings set for my old cpu?

    So the pins on my ryzen 5 2600 broke so I'm going to replace it with the ryzen 5 3600, will there be any issues as the overclock settings (4GHZ 1.35V) on my old cpu are still enabled on my motherboard : asrock b450 steel legend
  38. O

    [SOLVED] My motherboard is not receiving power, how to fix?

    My motherboard is the ASUS Z490 Prime A, I have it connected using a 24 pin connector that connects to my power supply and a CPU 8 pin connector. I know that my motherboard is not receiving power because according to the manual when you turn on the power supply even without powering on the PC it...
  39. H

    [SOLVED] Changing Motherboard and CPU

    Hi Guys! I was wondering if you might be able to help me? I'm basically wanting to update my PC as it is long overdue (nothing updated in about 6/7 years since it got put together). Due to all the working from home going on my boss has agreed to get some computer components for me to update my...
  40. B

    [SOLVED] When is the right time to upgrade your motherboard?

    Hi! I am broadly asking and wondering when I should upgrade my motherboard. For clarity, I have the B450 Tomahawk and started out w/ a Ryzen 3rd 2200. In the last 6-ish months I upgraded my CPU to a Ryzen 5th 3600 and kept the same motherboard. The caution of upgrading the CPU for the same...