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  1. R

    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...
  2. R

    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...
  3. 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?
  4. C

    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
  5. R

    Question Serial Sticker peeling off from heat

    The serial sticker on my gpu (Asus Gtx 1060 Phoenix) is peeling off from both ends(both ends have resistors underneath) and is attached in the middle (where there is just flat PCB). Will this cause any issues with warranty claim? I am from outside US so that US law won't apply to me.
  6. R

    Question Question about a used gpu.

    Hello, I want to buy a new system but will put a used gpu (1060 3gb). This is strictly a very limited 720p budget build and new gpu will hit the roof easily. So my question about the GPU is that since there are ample used mining cards in the market so my question is that is it possible to mod...
  7. R

    Question Is it normal for ryzen temps to spike up?

    Recently i noticed that the temps for my Ryzen 2400G is randomly spiking to 70C+ as my mobo is set to beep at 70C, i was also looking at reddit where some people are saying its because of XFR2. For example: I was playing AC:Unity and closed the game and immediately opened facebook on chrome and...
  8. Question GPU running at x8 instead of x16

    My new gpu is running at x8 1.1 instead of x16 3.0 on my motherboard Gigabyte AX370 Gaming Rev 1.x even though if its connected to the x16 slot. See the screenshot How to solve this issue? Specs: R5 2400g 1050ti Asus AX370-Gaming 2x8gb Crucial 2400 oc'd to 2666 1xWd Blue and 1xEvo 250Gb 5x...
  9. R

    Question Low gpu usage in games

    I am facing low gpu usage issue in games. Added a new gpu yesterday. I played GTAV and Warfighter and all barely hit 100% on extreme settings but fps seemed fine. Cpu cores weren't hitting 100 and hits 80 sometimes. I play at 768p. My Specs are : R5 2400g 1050ti Asus AX370-Gaming 2x8gb Crucial...
  10. [SOLVED] Are this frequencies during stress test Normal?

    I Just got my 1050ti and suring stress test on GPUZ the GPU Core Clocks shoot up to 1784Mhz. is this normal? card is Not OC'd. Its a unused card which I got for around 90USD.
  11. J

    Question Switch motherboard from HP 8200 SFF to Elite 800 G1 Tower?

    Hello. There is not enough room for a new GPU inside my small SFF case and therefore I have to upgrade it. Unfortunately, the motherboard is from HP and not compatible with the standards as ATX and such. I thought a upgrade from SFF to Tower may solve the problem, but I don't know if I can or I...
  12. Crashman

    Review ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 7 Motherboard Review: Fast Ethernet Slips Under $200

    ASRock’s manages to deliver integrated 2.5GbE at under $200, but mediocre overclocking and high temps with the stock i9-9900K hold this board back. ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 7 Motherboard Review: Fast Ethernet Slips Under $200 : Read more
  13. R

    Question Looking to add heatsinks to my ram

    Hello, I am looking forward to add heatsinks to my ram and would like to know that if it will void the warranty. Its a RGB heat spreader from jonsbo model nc-1/2. The issue is that the included thermal pads make contact with the sticker on ram sticks that says do not remove or warranty will be...
  14. R

    [SOLVED] Will 450W be more than enough?

    Will a cx450 (the better white label ones) be enough for my system after I add a Amd Rx570 4/8gb or a Gtx 1060 6gb? Also I hope there wont be any bottlenecks. Specs: AMD Ryzen 2400G Gigabyte AX370-Gaming 1.x 2x 8gb Crucial DDR4 2400Mhz 1x WD Blue 1tb 1x Samsung 860 Evo 250Gb Deepcool Gammaxx...
  15. T

    Question Which GPU

    Hello everyone so i wanted to do some gaming and i just wanna know what is the best gpu that i can get for these specs that is compatible with em cpu : intel i7-3370k psu : Thermaltake litepower 650W motherboard: msi h61m p20 g3 8gigs of ram if there's no good gpu compatible with that...
  16. PaulAlcorn

    News MSI CEO: Even Low-End AMD X570 Motherboards Will Be Expensive

    We heard from MSI CEO Charles Chiang and others at Computex that AMD's third-gen Ryzen CPUs are going to bring higher-priced motherboards along with them. MSI CEO: Even Low-End AMD X570 Motherboards Will Be Expensive : Read more
  17. FXX8

    Question realtek ethernet not showiing after fresh install of windows

    i installed a fresh install of windows and my realtek ethernet adapter still does not show up i have reset the bios and made sure its enabled and i have tried too install drivers many times but it fails
  18. W

    Question Asus rgb header

    Hi i bought a asus prime b450-plus So i wanted to connect the case rgb cable Because its capable of aura sync And my motherboard has a 4 pins But the case has only 3 holes in it for 3 pins only Sorry for my English Images : https://photos.app.goo.gl/7QmT8ZTHv6CiwS5r7
  19. PaulAlcorn

    News Third-Gen Ryzen Not Fully Backward Compatible, X570 Chipset Doesn't Support First-Gen Models, AMD Explains

    AMD's Socket AM4 compatibility matrix just got very confusing. Third-Gen Ryzen Not Fully Backward Compatible, X570 Chipset Doesn't Support First-Gen Models, AMD Explains : Read more
  20. islandwalker

    News Hands-On With Asus’ Dozen New AMD X570 Motherboards: From TUF to Crosshair VIII

    Asus’ dozen initial X570 boards include one that supports ECC, and a wide range of gaming- and enthusiast-focused options. Hands-On With Asus’ Dozen New AMD X570 Motherboards: From TUF to Crosshair VIII : Read more
  21. islandwalker

    News Hands-On With MSI’s First X570 Motherboards: From Godlike to Gaming Plus

    MSI’s first round of AMD X570 motherboards includes some impressive ultra-premium models, as well as a few most of us might be able to afford. Hands-On With MSI’s First X570 Motherboards: From Godlike to Gaming Plus : Read more
  22. h0ppyjd

    [SOLVED] PCIe1 wont work, but PCIe2 does, happens with multiple motherboards.

    Hey all. Ive had this problem the last few months and i cannot figure it out. A few months ago, my 1080ti stopped working. I put it into a friends PC and it worked fine, and my onboard graphics worked fine as well. So i tried it in the second PCI slot and boom it worked. So my final thoughts...
  23. F

    Question updating my bios asus rog maximus xi extream

    I need some help to update my bios.I have formated a usb stic in ntfs,downloadet the latest bios(1005) from asus, and got to files one is the cap file(bigger) and one is called renamer file(smaller) according to asus I have to rename my bios file to M11E.CAP this meens the file with cap at the...
  24. PaulAlcorn

    Info Gigabyte Enables PCIe 4.0 Option In X470 BIOS Update

    Gigabyte's latest BIOS update adds support for PCIe 4.0 to existing X470 motherboards, but you'll need a Ryzen 3000 series processor to unlock the faster speeds. Gigabyte Enables PCIe 4.0 Option In X470 BIOS Update : Read more
  25. PaulAlcorn

    Question Biostar Lists X570 Racing GT8 Motherboard, Chipset Specs for AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Revealed

    Biostar accidentally lists the X570 Racing GT8 motherboard, whipping the covers off the X570 chipset. Biostar Lists X570 Racing GT8 Motherboard, Chipset Specs for AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Revealed : Read more
  26. ForgottenTemplar

    Build Advice Thoughts on the build? Which of the mobos?

    Hello. So I am about to build a brand new budget system next week or so (Upgrading from an athlon 64 x2 YUP). Here are the components I am aiming to buy but I need advice: Gigabyte B450M S2H / Gigabyte B450M DS3H / Gigabyte GA-AX370M-Gaming 3 / ASUS Prime B450M-K [Which of these would be best...
  27. PaulAlcorn

    Info AsRock A-Series Motherboards Get Next-Gen AMD Ryzen Support, but for APUs Only

    ASRock becomes the first motherboard vendor to support AMD's Ryzen 3000 chips with A-Series motherboards, but all is not as it seems. AsRock A-Series Motherboards Get Next-Gen AMD Ryzen Support, but for APUs Only : Read more
  28. K

    Question Can you upgrade motherboards in an office PC?

    I was thinking about getting a dell optiplex 790 minitower and was wondering if I could get a AM4 motherboard to put in it to increase the upgradeability. Would this work or should I get something like a second gen i7?
  29. W

    Question Newly Built PC Not Displaying, BIOS Issue?

    When I turn the PC on everything starts normally but there's no display. Mobo light indicates a graphics card issue, but both old and new cards don't work. I sent the motherboard in on warranty and it was returned saying there was a BIOS error and it could be fixed by updating the BIOS. I tried...
  30. Crashman

    Review Z390 on the Cheap: Overclocking a Core i5 With Three Budget Boards

    As cheap boards struggled to support Intel’s power-hungry ~$500 Core i9-9900K, budget builders and product designers wanted to know what would happen if a reasonably-priced CPU was used instead. We found out! Z390 on the Cheap: Overclocking a Core i5 With Three Budget Boards : Read more
  31. PaulAlcorn

    News Asus Updates 35 Motherboards for Ryzen 3000, A-Series Conspicuously Absent

    Asus announced that 35 of its existing motherboards would support AMD's Ryzen 3000 chips, but A-series boards aren't included. Asus Updates 35 Motherboards for Ryzen 3000, A-Series Conspicuously Absent : Read more
  32. TheTerk

    Info ASRock X399 Phantom Gaming 6 Review: A Low(er)-Priced Gateway to X399

    If you're thinking about joining the high-core-count club, but $300-plus board prices have scared you off, ASRock’s $240 Phantom Gaming 6 may lure you back. ASRock X399 Phantom Gaming 6 Review: A Low(er)-Priced Gateway to X399 : Read more
  33. V

    Question Help with the Right type of motherboard

    Hello, so I already bought a used gaming pc but im looking to upgrade. I don't know what motherboard also. I'm looking to build a silent PC so I would need if im not mistaken a motherboard that can control the fan's speed which i currently can't with mine even in the BIOS i wasn't able to do it...
  34. VenixVonx

    Question Trying to find a suitable motherboard

    Hi, im trying to find a motherboard that can support core i9 9900k and RTX 2080 ti with at least 2 ram slots and all necessary ports it would be best if theres one out there thats in white color as im trying to go for a clean white setup Any suggestion would be very much appreciated
  35. Mr.Sniff

    Question Do you have any tips for this build?

    I'm building my first PC and have found promise in both of these motherboards which one should I get?- answered Appreciate any tips on the build scheme I'm planning. New New Omega Spice Scheme: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PPVhQZ Type Item Price CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6 GHz 6-Core...
  36. PaulAlcorn

    Question MSI Confirms Ryzen 3000 Support With Existing AM4 Motherboards

    The recent scandal that MSI wouldn't support the new Ryzen 3000 chips on existing motherboards isn't a scandal after all. MSI Confirms Ryzen 3000 Support With Existing AM4 Motherboards : Read more
  37. hamoo

    Question who manufactures my universal serial bus controller

    asrock, fata1ity b450 itx/ac. literature says it has usb 3.1, but does not specify manufacturer. this is the thing: i can not get win 7 to recognize the usb controller. several online threads suggest making sure power management does not 'turn off' the device. it can not be turned off because...
  38. News Gigabyte Bundles Overclocked Core i9-9900K With $900 Motherboard

    Pre-overclocked Core i9-9900K's for those who can’t… be bothered. Read more here. THOMAS SODERSTROM @Crashman Thomas Soderstrom is a Senior Staff Editor at Tom's Hardware US. He tests and reviews cases, cooling, memory and motherboards.
  39. News Upcoming Asus X570 Motherboards for Ryzen 3000-series Leak

    With Ryzen 3000 CPUs expected to launch in late Spring or early Summer, it's no surprise that the accompanying 500-series motherboards are coming to light. Read more here. MATTHEW CONNATSER @Talpss177 Matthew Connatser is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers hardware component...
  40. N

    Question Diffrent wires for front pannel

    I have a old computer and i upgraded it with better specs but when I went to plug in the power button, which looks like this on the bottom ::.:::: ,there was nowhere to put it. Its incompatible with this motherboard as far as I know. I was wondering if there is any work around to this without...