Forum discussion tagged with Motherboards.
  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. T

    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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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?
  18. 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...
  19. 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:
  20. 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...
  21. 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?
  22. 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...
  23. 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?
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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 :)
  27. 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...
  28. 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
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. R

    Question Help, please? Which high-end CPU should I buy?

    Hello, friends! I want to ask this community for some piece of advice: I do NOT know what to choose from (I live in Romania, we have RON currency, but I'll convert it to EUR and USD): i9 10900KF (472 euro, 573 USD) i7 10700KF (349 euro, 423 USD) - I WANT THE KF VERSIONS BECAUSE THEY ARE CHEAPER...
  33. J

    [SOLVED] z390 Aorus Master Bluetooth Issue

    Hi, I have a z390 Aorus Master Mobo and I've just picked up a new bluetooth keyboard. I noticed that initially the bluetooth connectivity was there but it was a little weak and dropped out, I look online for answers, found that my drivers were outdated and that there is a bluetooth/wifi antenna...
  34. Giras

    [SOLVED] best budget b550 mobo froml ist

    b550 tomahawk b550 aorus pro B550 aorus elite ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming
  35. T

    [SOLVED] Pairing Different but same ram?

    G.Skill Trident Z Royal Silver and Gold seem to be the same except for the color. If I get 2 8gb sticks of each color will it work or will error occur?
  36. S

    [SOLVED] Out of Curiosity - How Long Until Motherboards Remove Any And All Legacy OS Support, Thus Removing The CSM?

    Some 300 series motherboards don't even include or mention Windows 7 or 8.1 on their support pages, and installing Win7 requires some fooling around with USB drivers and other stuff... Same for recent AMD mobos... So how long until new motherboards completely strip away any legacy OS support...
  37. nvyrectangle

    [SOLVED] Amd or intel for upgrade? (PCBuild advice)

    Hello! I'm going to upgrade my pc, but can't decide whenever i should go with intel or amd. My choice is between I5-10400 and R5 3600 (both are falling into the same price category for my country) I'm mostly using pc for games. What should i go with? And which one of these is more future proof?
  38. M

    [SOLVED] Is my motherboard still compatible with the newer cpu's?

    Hello guys, i'm really new to PC builds and this is my first time changing components, just bought a new gpu and i wanted to change my cpu in the future, but i just looked up my motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF and found out that it might not be compatible with the newer cpu's. Can anyone help...
  39. S

    [SOLVED] Best motherboard for i5-10400

    So I have basically decided on an i5-10400 for my next CPU upgrade. My budget is 80 dollars for the motherboard. Can someone tell me the best motherboard for this CPU for under 80 dollars? The GPU I will be pairing it with is a GTX 1650 super but I mostly play CPU-intensive games. Also do I have...
  40. KillerCrock

    [SOLVED] XMP Failure

    I got a new system i5-10400 on PRIME-Z490M PLUS with GTX 1660super and 500Gb ssd Problem is my XPG SPECTRIX D60G 8GB DDR4 3000MHz won't go over 2666MHz and XMP won't boot