Page 3 - Forum discussion tagged with Motherboards.
  1. Captain.Kirk.2788

    Question BIOS/UEFI Flash

    I was wondering if flashing my BIOS would erase any data that I already have saved on my computer, such as, my OS, Microsoft Office, or any pictures/videos/data saved on my hard drives. I have an MSI x470 Gaming Plus motherboard.
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    [SOLVED] CPU for a 2080 ti?

    I AM CANADIAN BY THE WAY SO MY DOLLAR VALUE IS POO Boxing day is coming up AND Thread-Ripper JUST came out and I currently have an i7 6700k cooled with a Coolermaster 212 EVO and a z270-k board with 16gb of lpx vengence ram, anyways. I believe the time to upgrade is NOW and i would love to...
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    [SOLVED] New motherboard installed, same SSD and HHD with windows on both, however can’t boot windows

    When I try to start up my PC it says “ automatic repair couldn't repair your pc” with the error code “D:\Recovery\WindowsRE\Winre.wim\System32\Logfiles\SrtTrail.txt” Any help would be appreciated, any questions, feel free to ask, thanks :)
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    Question What makes a motherboard better for overclocking?

    I am building a new computer. I will get an Intel i9-9900k and plan on overclocking. The motherboard I plan on purchasing is the MSI Z390-A PRO I haven't been able to find an answer to whether or not this board is any less capable of overclocking than per say a Asus ROG Strix Z390-E. Is there...
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    Question PRESTIGE X570 CREATION Motherboard Question

    I would like to know what is the recommended and or best memory for the motherboard listed above. It says the Mhz range on the manufactures linked web-page, but I am unsure what would be a good choice for gaming and most importantly stability. I would prefer corsair products and DDR4 in the 3600...
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    [SOLVED] BIOS Update?

    Hi! So I bought a R7 3700X this summer along with the b450 pro carbon. Flashing the bios went well, but i have only been able to reach ~4275 mhz at maxiumum. Now, MSI has released new BIOS versions since I flashed it and I'm wondering if I should update it again? Everything works 100% fine...

    Question ASUS TUF B450M-PRO GAMING vs ASRock B450M Steel Legend

    Which one should I get for non-APU RYZEN, moderate to heavy OCing
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    [SOLVED] could i run a 75 watt graphics card on a 50 watt motherboard slot

    my motherboard slot only supplies 50 watts to the gpu. Could I use a 75 watt gpu like a gtx 1050 ti low profile or a gtx 1650 low profile if I used a cable to connect it to the power supply.
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    Question guys do you know if this motherboard will be compatible

    im looking to upgrade my gpu but my motherboard only has a 50 watt gpu slot (although I am using a 60 watt gtx 750 ti in it, can anyone explain why that is working) and I want to upgrade to a gtx 1650 so i am planning to buy a new motherboard. I am using 8gb of ddr3 ram, and an i5 3470. Will...
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    [SOLVED] Which motherboard should I buy?

    Hello. I am planning on building a pc and I haven't decided yet what mobo to buy. I am in between these motherboards: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX - 149$ Asus ROG STIX B450 -F Gaming - 152$ Gigabyte Aorus Elite B450 - 123$ Gigabyte B450M DS3H - 94$ MSI Gaming Plus B450M - 102$ The prices in my...
  11. CamaroIV

    [SOLVED] PC won’t start at all. Green Motherboard light is on.

    Hello all! I usually search around here and find solutions to my own problems. This time I have a problem I cannot figure out. My personal custom PC I built had a hiccup today. I went to turn it on just like any other day and when I pressed the case power switch all of the lights lit up as...
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    [SOLVED] H310 chipset bus speed

    Hello Intel 8th gen CPUs bus speed is 8gt/dmi3. I want to purchase g5400. What happened if I choose h310 chipset because it's bus speed 5gt/dmi2
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    [SOLVED] What model of motherboard to get from the Z390?

    Hi! Upgrading my computer and one of the most troubling questions I have at hand is that I don't understand what is the difference between all the different models of motherboards in Z390 series. I have read some threads and such but I have no final answer what motherboard I should get for...
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    Question Can motherboards cause packet loss?

    I have the Asus rog strix z270e. I tried the built in wifi and it sucks so I bought a PCIe wifi card. The card keeps losing packets when plugged into the motherboard and when I check the signal strength it only gets 82 percent while the built in wifi gets 100 percent but is slow since it is a...
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    Question Which Motherboard

    The motherboard on my sons PC has just died - ASUS H81M-PLUS. Looking at replacements - would we be able to get anything similar for around £120 (I believe these are no longer available?) Are refurbished motherboards worth looking at or will they be susceptible to failure? What would people...
  16. K

    Question Motherboards

    Hi everyone! I have a motherboard ASUS CM6850.I just want to know if it can use GeForce GT 1030 OC 2G Graphics Card before buying one.Thanks
  17. Senbonzakura_miku

    Question How to overclock my CPU with a motherboard that DOESN'T support CPU overclocking?

    Another topic just like this was previously created by someone else but too old (2010), and at end no one mentioned how to do it. So, now, after 9 years , how to do it? Please don't suggest me getting a new mobo. If i wanted to, i wouldn't wait and waste my time. I know this isn't an easy work...
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    [SOLVED] BIOS crashes, Periphals turn off, mother board, fans and lights stay on

    Asus Tuf Gaming (Wi-Fi) X570-PLUS Ryzen 3600 GSkill RGB Ram 2x8 - F4-3600C17D-16GTZR GTX 1070 M.2 and SSD Corsair RM 650 BIOS is using Version 1005 All water cooled, 30 to 35C on idle, 60 to 66C load with cinebench20 Built this PC about three weeks ago. It ran fine for roughly a week. Started...
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    Question Installing an M.2 SSD to my Crosshair VII Hero

    I was thinking of buying an ssd particularly the WD Blue SN500 500GB NVMe Internal SSD. I want my computer to boot faster so I thought buying an ssd and moving my operating system over to it would make it boot faster. Would this work? Should I do this with a normal ssd or would it be faster to...
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    [SOLVED] AMD 3000 Update confusion

    I am trying to ask this question general enough so it not only applies to my own system but also to other's with similar situations. I have a B450 Aorus Elite and Gigabyte is issuing many updates at the moment to support the new AMD 3000 series CPUs. In the process however they are also adding...
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    [SOLVED] Nice Motherboards with chipset Intel C612?

    I am looking into getting a dual socket motherboard based off of the Intel C612 platform. It can be any size, as long as it fits in the Cooler Master Cosmos 2 25th Anniversary Edition. Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Ram degradation?

    Hi. This is my first post and it´s about a problem I´ve been trying to fix. I really hope someone can help me out. Usually I use the pc for gaming, 3D modelling, rendering and browing the web. I´ve been using it for the past year or so without any flaws. Cpu running at stock speeds, ram...
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    [SOLVED] x570 motherboards asus vs ASRock vs MSi

    I'm building a pc with R7 3700x and I'm searching for a motherboard that has wifi and 2 m.2 slots or more and i found three motherboards withing the 200 dollar budget that I have for the motherboard and here they are ASUS TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI): (...
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    Question "Reboot and Select proper Boot device" every time I open up PC

    Hello I recently purchased a MSi RTX 2070 Ventus, and a Corsair Crystal 280x as an upgrade for my PC. The problem is, ever since installed my new parts, every few times I boot it up my PC, it says "Reboot and Select proper Boot device", and I know how to fix it, but every few times I boot up my...
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    Question Best Motherboard for Ryzen 3 2200g

    I'm building a pc for my little brother, he is going to use it for low spec games, CSGO, ETS2, etc. I decided the parts Im going to use except for the motherboard and PSU. What are the best budget motherboards and PSUs for Ryzen 3 2200g Ryzen 3 2200g WD Blue 1TB 7200rpm 4 gb hyperx predator 3000
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  29. 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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  38. R

    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...
  40. [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.