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    Question PC unbearably slow when new RX570 installed

    So I'm a long time contributor on these forums, but I've run into an issue I just can't figure out. I'm hoping somewhere here can help. Long post I know - but I've been working at this for many hours now so there's lots of information to impart. I'm using Spoilers to avoid a wall-of-text and...
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    Question One Ram Channel Dead

    On an old Core2Duo era board a strange problem has manifested. One Ram channel of the two supported seems to be dead. It has two black slots alternating with two white slots and the white slots are dead. They don't detect any known good Ram. The black slots? Perfectly fine. Cuts the max Ram in...
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    I unplugged a cable out of my motherboard while it was on

    Hey guys, I basically was trying to find out why my bios couldn't sense one of my hard drives, when I accidentally unplugged it's cable then my whole pc suddenly when off, no display, no PSU fan running, no nothing. Does this mean my motherboard is dead? If so is there a way to reverse(somehow...
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    Question Dont know what mobo to get with 8700k

    I am currently looking into buying a 8700k cpu to upgrade my pc I have found a pretty good price on amazon. ( https://www.amazon.co.uk/Components4All-Motherboard-ThermalTake-Contac21-Pre-Built/dp/B07BM6YRX5/ref=pd_ybh_a_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=P0ZQDM0QG4YRWACSR5N7 ) but i am wondering if...
  5. How To How to Choose a Motherboard: A Guide for 2019

    We're here to help untangle motherboard complexities and guide you to the right model, without blowing your build budget for other key components. Read more here. Matt Safford @islandwalker Matt Safford is Tom's Hardware's Managing Editor. When not writing about tech, he is often...
  6. News ASRock Launches AM4 Motherboard for AMD Ryzen Workstations, Servers

    ASRock Rack, which is ASRock's server brand, has developed the new X470D4U motherboard for consumers who want to build a workstation or server around AMD's Ryzen processors. Read more here. ZHIYE LIU @zhiyeliu Zhiye Liu is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers CPU, GPU and...
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    Question Should I format my computer to install a new motherboard?

    My z97 died and I buyed a h81m should I format my computer to install this new motherboard?
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    Question H370 or Z370 (or B360) motherboard?

    Hello, i am kinda new in all of this PC stuff and i wan't to buy a new motherboard. I finded good deals on Z370 and H370 (or B360) motherboards. I will probably overclock in future but now gaming is on first place. Can somebody help me ?
  9. Feature AMD B450 vs. Intel B360 Chipset: Mid-Range Platforms Square Off

    Which mid-range chipset is better for a mainstream build, Intel’s B360 or AMD’s B450? We take a look at the features and weigh the considerations to find out. Read more here. JOE SHIELDS Joe Shields is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US specializing in motherboards.
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade recomendation from A8 7600

    Hi, I’m new and have just upgraded my first pc for my son, I’m now looking to take it to the next level as I think I have taken it as far as I can. Amd a8 7600 Msi a68hm-e33 v2 16gb fury hyper x ram (2x8gb) GeForce Gtx 1050 ti Corsair tx650m psu Just about to add Samsung 860 evo 500gb to run...
  11. News Soyo H310C Motherboard Suprisingly Supports 6th, 7th Gen Intel CPUs

    If you're looking for an LGA1151 socket motherboard that can house the last four generations of Intel Core processors, Soyo has exactly what you need. The Soyo H310CM-V3H V2.0 motherboard supports Intel processors going way back to the Skylake era. Read more here. ZHIYE LIU @zhiyeliu Zhiye Liu...
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    [SOLVED] RGB Header adapter?

    So I just put together my first computer ever. I've got the MasterLiquid LC240E RGB cooling fan and the Asus P8Z77 VL K motherboard. I want to power the RGB on the fans but the motherboard doesn't have an RGB header. Is there an adapter of sorts that I can plug into my motherboard that will...
  13. Info X570/X470/X370/B550/B450/B350/A520/A320 Motherboards (AM4-socket for AMD Ryzen CPUs) Sortable Comparison Tables

    Welcome everyone! This thread features a comprehensive list of X570/X470/X370/B550/B450/B350/A520/A320 motherboards with an AM4-socket (supporting AMD Ryzen CPUs). It is a sortable database aimed at easily comparing detailed specifications of all the different motherboard brands and models...
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    Question Vertically Mounted GPU' newb

    Hello there. So hopefully this is a pretty newb question that I'm just not understanding.. I'm in the process of upgrading and i'm currently looking at a new GPU, but in this idea, I really want to mount it vertically. I simply, just don't quite understand how to do that safely. The GPU in...
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    Question Surface Pro 4 keeps turning off after 15 minutes of use.

    My Surface Pro 4 (i5, 8gb ram, 256 gb) keeps turning off after it's been powered on for only about 15 minutes. The computer freezes, and immediately the screen goes black. After that, the device won't power on for another 15 minutes, no matter how long I hold the power button for. I tried...
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    Question Asus ROG Maximus XI Extreme M.2 questions

    My M.2 drive is the Samsung 970 PRO NVMe (2280 design from what I read). My Maximus Extreme XI has 2 M.2 slots. M.2_1 supports PCIe 3.0 x4 and Sata mode M key design. M.2_2 supports PCIe 3.0 M key design. Both of these fit the 2280 design for my 970 PRO but I’m not sure if these take bandwidth...
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    [SOLVED] MSI B450 Tomahawk: ''When the M.2 slot is populated, two SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports are disabled.''

    I was on pcpartpicker making a build for my brother when i ran into a potential problem after adding the MSI b450 TomaHawk. It says below the compatibility notes: ''When the M.2 slot is populated, two SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports are disabled''. Does this mean that once i add a M.2 SSD on the M.2 slot...
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    Question Anyone know where the close, minimize and maximize icons are stored in Windows XP?

    I'm on a quest to make windows 10 look as close to windows xp as I possibly can, I'm having trouble locating the minimize, maximize and close button icons, anyone know where they're stored?
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    Question CPU or GPU issue?

    i9 9900k // RTX 2080 // Rogstrix-e gaming mobo, 32gb ram, 1tb m.2 Brother has amd equiv cpu to an i7 and rtx 2070 and performs better in division 2, same settings (Vsync off) my frames hover 50-75, but averages 53-60, he says he's never fell below 60 frames.. How can I find out what the issue...
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    Question Peculiar display problem.

    Hi, I got a new Samsung 28" 4k Monitor, the cheapest one out there with 10bit color depth. not for gaming but for media production or other hobbies. I play all my games in FHD or 1440p. BUT, if I use 4K in games, or do an alt tab while in game or anything that uses 3D, it starts turning off and...
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    Question Why FPS is falling & game is getting stucked

    About a week, I'm facing this problem. Whenever I start to play game on my PC, It runs smoothly & it shows 100+ FPS (splinter cell blacklist). But after 1or 2 minutes later the FPS starts to decrease & it comes to 2-4 FPS & the game stucks then crashes. What's the wrong with my PC? GPU...
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    Question Need Advice With My New i9 9900K CPU?

    I just been doing some testing and my idle temps when clocked to 5ghz is at 30-35 and the prime5 test is 70-80 just wondering should i underclock it or is this a safe temp to game at?