Forum discussion tagged with Motherboards.
  1. Vana Ivan Pandovski

    Question Can someone tell me what these Voltages mean?

    Hello I have recently just update my bios on my ASRock B450m Pro4 from 2.00 to 3.40. And in the new bios I found few new stuff, and I want some of you guys to explain to me what some of these means on the pictures and to what should they be set. Previously I was just adding a frequency and...
  2. rounakr94

    Question Want to install Win 8.1 on Ryzen

    Hello, since I have a ryzen cpu and nvidia gpu. I want to try out my luck installing Windows 8.1 on my PC while retaining my previous Windows 10 install. Since nvidia has support for Wimdoes 8.1 I have the drivers, also Realtek audio and lan drivers are there plus the usb drivers. So what I want...
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    Question Bios settings reset on cold boot

    Hi everyone! I switched out some hardware (CPU, GPU and PSU) a few weeks ago and have been getting strange behavior on cold boots. I will start with a general description and then say what I think is happening. The Problem The indicator lights will flash and I hear the fans powering up That...
  4. rounakr94

    Question Which ssd to use as boot?

    Hello I recently got a BX500 240gb as a gift from a online shop and installed itnin my system. So I want to know that since I already have another ssd in my system which one of the two should Inuse as OS and game drive? 860 evo 250 as OS and Crucial as Game drive. Crucial BX500 as OS and 860...
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    [SOLVED] What motherboard for 3700x?

    Hello everyone. A friend of mine will buy a ryzen 7 3700x and he doesn't know what motherboard to pair the cpu with. He wants to buy a x470 mobo because x570 motherboards are really expensive. His budget is 120-160€. So which x470 motherboard should he buy? He doesn't want to overclock btw...
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    Question Gigabyte X570 I Pro WIFI Slow Boot Times on M.2 SSD

    Hello, I recently built a new PC and I am having issues with boot times. In an other MSI build I did I was using a SATA Samsung SSD and got very short boot times, however now I am getting boot times of 17 seconds+ on an M.2 SSD. When I turn on the computer, it seems to take a while to post. It...
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    Question Am I doing it wrong?

    Hello to the community! I own an Asus ROG Strix X470-F Motherboard. I really enjoy the Aura Sync lighting on the board, however I have a couple questions that hopefully one of you awesome members can resolve. There is a lighting strip on the preinstalled IO cover. If you shut down the...
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    [SOLVED] Msi x470 gaming pro or Asus prime x470 pro?

    Hello everyone. I plan to buy a 2600x and I was wondering which of these two boards would be best. I know the asus one is 30€ more expensive but it may worth I don't know. I wouldn't ask if I was sure the CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 would run at 3000mhz on both motherboards. Will this ram run at 3000mhz...
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    Question Motherboard for overclocking ryzen 5 3600

    What motherboard should i get for overclocking ryzen 5 3600 i am also going to use a liquid cooler and my budget for the motherboard is 146 dollars btw i was thinking of buying asus rog strix b450-f gaming and also what power supply should i get budget is 45-65 dollars. Pc specs Ryzen 5 3600...
  10. rounakr94

    Question SSD seems to get slower over time

    I have a Samsung Evo 250gb and I have a 6month old Windows 10 install on it and I think that the ssd is getting slower with time. The space occupied is 28gb in windows and 23.29 as Over Provisioned out of 232.9 gb available space. Examples being: chrome,m s office used to open instantly on new...
  11. Wheel in the Sky

    [SOLVED] Do all AMD B450 motherboards support xfr and precision boost?

    Do all AMD B450 motherboards support xfr and precision boost? Or does it vary by motherboard? I want to know for the ASRock B450M Steel Legend motherboard specifically (micro-ATX version).
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    Question Do I need to change a motherboard ?

    Hello everyone , So I thought about buying an RTX 2080 and my motherboard is supporting max PCI -E 3.0 x8 . The graphics card ports are PCI -E x16 . Do I need to buy a new motherboard ? If the answer is yes , can you please recommend about a good one ? (BTW the model of the graphics card I...
  13. Question Garbled up RPM specs of Corsair Fan

    Hello i have a Corsair SP120 led and the rpms on it are printed in different as per website. On front its 1500RPM On back its 1550RPM On website its 1650RPM. Anyone have any idea?
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    Question Low write speeds with Samsung 860 EVO 250Gb

    Hello Recently I benchmarked my ssd and saw that i have a pretty low write speed. Even Samsung SSD Software reports the same. What could be the issue here?
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    Question SP120 Led Wonky performance

    I recently bought a sp120 red led as a front intake fan and its rpm is kinda jittery. On initial startup it shoots up to 1650 then after sometime it drops to 1480 and increases to 1550 and then drops back again and keeps repeating this. I also have a Coolermaster fan but that isn't doing this...
  16. [SOLVED] SP120 Red Led not running at rated speed.

    Hello my newly bought CorsairSP120 is not running at its rated 1650RPM as advertised on Corsair's website. I have attached the screenshot from HWinfo. All are connected to Mobo headers Here is the bios screenshot.
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    Question Mini-ITX motherboard with two PCIe x16 slots?

    This is likely a tall order, but is there any mini-ITX motherboard that has two PCIe x16 slots? I need one for a 2080Ti GPU at x16 and the other for a PCIe x4. If this is not possible, how about a micro ATX board that fits this requirement? This one looks good. ASRock MicroATX Motherboard...
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    Question CPU cooler fan position

    Hello my current cpu cooler fan(conical 92mm-120mm) is damaged and I am in search for a better cooler like the hyper 212 red led. Now the problem is that the cpu cooler is bigger than my case can accomodate(150mm) so I have to mount it horizontally bottom to up exhaust rather than the...
  19. Question Best fan placement for optimum cooling?

    Current fan setup in my case is 2xfront intake 2x top exhaust 1x back exhaust. If I change the setup as in the picture will it help the cpu temps?
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    Question Motherboard and ram gap

    For some reason whenever I want to apply my ram stick in my motherboard it doesn’t align with the gap in the motherboard I need help asap