msi b450 tomahawk

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    Question PC died while playing a game

    I have a Ryzen 5 2600 CPU, a B450 Tomahawk Mobo, 16 GB of Corsair 3200mhz DDR4 RAM,GTX 1660TI GPU and a Cooler Master MWE 450w PSU. I was playing Fortnite and the PC suddenly turned off to a black screen. The CPU fan and GPU fan were running the case fan was still running and the GPU RGB and the...
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    Question MSI B450 Tomahawk. The RGB worked at first but not working now.

    My motherboard is an MSI B450 Tomahawk with 2 12v 5050 LED RGB Headers. So I bought a 12v 5050 led strip with a controller and an adapter. I connected the strip to the MB RGB Header and it worked at first but now both the headers are not responding. The RGB was not visible inside the MSI...
  3. Lord_Tiger_Fu

    [SOLVED] Weird RAM issue on MSI B450 Tomahawk

    Hello everyone, I recently helped my mom rebuild her PC I upgraded her PC from an FX-6300 and 8GB of DDR3 RAM to a R7 2700X with 16GB of 3000MHz DDR4 RAM. Me being the nice person I am decided to help her save money so I gave her the CPU and RAM, and she purchased the motherboard and SSD (she...
  4. ItsMeKerby

    [SOLVED] Why does my pc need multiple tries to boot?

    So i built my first pc a little over a year back. It was working perfectly with no issues what so ever. However, recently I upgraded my CPU from a Ryzen 5 2600 to a Ryzen 7 3700X. I already installed all drivers for it. Now, my pc takes multiple tires to boot, usually between 2-4 maybe 5 times...
  5. bigbobsmith1968

    [SOLVED] I want to have two power buttons... I don't want to solder anything, how do I do that?

    Hello, I wanted to add a custom power switch into my system, a bit more of a show-off power switch. I didn't want to get rid of the one on my case, just for normal use. I have looked into it, most options use soldering but I don't really feel comfortable doing that. If anybody has any...
  6. PrG

    [SOLVED] PC randomly shutting down

    My rig turns off without a warning, but all the ports on the motherboard and the front panel work fine (stays on) after this happens. System fans, cpu fan, motherboard, rgb and gpu turns off. This is happening from 4-5 days even when im not doing any heavy tasks or playing games. The...
  7. callanjerel

    [SOLVED] NVMe SSD Appears in MSI B450 BIOS but not in Windows

    I have an NVMe SSD (XPG SX8200 Pro 1Tb) that appears in bios under M.2 Devices, but when I boot into windows I cannot find it under my PC in file explorer. I have an MSI B450 Tomahawk. Please help!
  8. JMGonzo

    [SOLVED] MOBO/Graphics card issue

    So this is my first post on here and I could really use some help! I recently built my first PC and I think I may be having a MOBO issue. First a few of the main specs: msi b450 tomahawk (not the max), Ryzen 5 2600, msi RTX 2060, trident g skill neo 16GB 3600, powered by a Corsair RM850x with an...
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    Question debug led cpu blinks once, doesn turn on. Only switched cases

    I just switched all my components to a new case. ( from masterbox lite 5 to lian li pc-011) Everything worked fine with my old case but it doesn´t boot with the new case. Got an msi b450 tomahawk with an ryzen 5 2600x The debug LED only blinks once on the cpu and that´s it. I build it myself...
  10. JTBell94

    Question Fans and RGB run when the system is off

    I recently updated the CPU, Motherboard, and RAM on my system. I am now running a Ryzen 7 2700x on an MSI b450 Tomahawk with 16GB GSKill Ripjaws DDR4 3200. The system boots and runs without error. However, when I shutdown the system all fans and RGB's on the entire system run at full blast; even...
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    Question Help! I’m unable to boot into my UEFI

    I recently installed a brand new Ryzen 2700X and a Sapphire RX 580 Pulse onto my MSI B450 Tomahawk. Initially I had posting issues but was able to get it to post after some tinkering and everything since then has worked well. Except for one issue. I’m unable to boot into my uefi/bios whatsoever...
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    [SOLVED] My motherboard showing as Unknown Device

    My motherboard is showing as an unknown device in device manager. I went to look at its Hardware Ids to see what driver i need to manually install and it only has this entry: root\BazisVirtualCDBus I searched it up and cant seem to find anything reliable to fix it. All my drivers are up to date...
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    Question Onboard Audio Issues

    My microphone jack on both both the front and back panels emits a loud static pitch and lowers my voice to a point where it can't be heard. I have tried it with multiple different mics and have had no luck. I was wondering whether buying a cheap 3.5mm to USB converter off amazon would be the go...
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    Question Electrical sound, case and motherboard

    Hello, First of all im sorry about my english. I hope you guys understand... Last month, my headset and card were broken, so I bought the "Sennheiser G4me Zero" and I watched some reviews about "Sennheiser G4me Zero" and i don't like the microphone on it. Because of that i bought the "BM 800"...
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    [SOLVED] How can I tune my settings to make my RAM Stable

    This is my first ever PC build and I have decided to go with a Ryzen 3600 , MSI B450 Tomahawk( updated the bios to 7C02v1A ) and a kit of HyperX Predator 16GB DDR4 3200 MHz CL16 Dual Channel but I am currently facing memory issues Windows Memory Diagnostics is returning errors Memtest is...
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    [SOLVED] Newly build PC but has no audio? Is it motherboard issue?

    So I just built my pc with these parts: Everything works fine except audio. There is no sound when I try to plug in my speaker or headset to the audio ports on the motherboard. I have tried to install/reinstall Realtek drivers onto my PC with no effect...
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    [SOLVED] Do I need to increase the DRAM voltage to run my ram at 3000mhz or not?

    Hey guys. Tomorrow I'll build my first gaming pc which consists of a ryzen 5 2600, a b450 tomahawk and the CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 ram model. I found a youtube video that explains how to oc the cpu but I didn't quite get the ram oc'ing(are they even oc'ing the ram? I don't know). Here is the video...
  18. Blardow

    Question New build, no signal on monitor [SOLVED]

    I have an msi tomahawk b450 and I've tried pretty much everything I can think of to try to get this to work, but not once have I gotten a signal on my monitor. The monitor is confirmed working, I've tried multiple different cords, hdmi and dvi, ones that definitely work, and none of them work...
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    [SOLVED] B450 tomahawk Ryzen 3600 wont boot

    Hi I have build my Ryzen 3600 PC with B450 tomahawk. PC worked normally for two days. But when I tried to start it today, It wont boot. No output is going to the monitor. Every fans in GPU , CPU etc runs for few seconds and then turns off. I tried reinstalling Reset Switch Ram ( single 8 gb...
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    [SOLVED] MSI B450 Tomahawk with Arctic Freezer 34 Esports, how to install it correctly?

    Got a new cooler Arctic Freezer 34 Esports, when i install the cooler's standoff in the backplate between the motherboard it wobbles if i install the cooler onto standoffs and try tighten it does not fix it, it just goes back and forth. Is my backplate not compatible, i saw on youtube other msi...
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    Question Brand new MSI B450 Tomahawk fried my GTX 970

    Unfortunately I bought a MSI B450 Tomahawk Motherboard with a Ryzen 3600 and 16gb Hyperx 2666Mhz RAM, I quickly assembled it with my old parts which i used everyday in the past 4 years) so installed my Asus Geforce GTX 970 Direct CU II OC.(PSU: XFC 750 Pro Series 80+ Gold,Case: CM HAF 932 Case)...
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    [SOLVED] B450 Tomahawk and Ryzen 3600 won't boot

    I have recently finished building my pc. Using the msi V19 bios software. First week it always booted and got ram to 3200. Only problem is I could never restart the pc. All fans and lights were running but no connection to display. If I shut it down and then booted it up no problem. Did all...
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    Hi, I have bought ryzen 3600 cpu and it requires a bios update My b450 tomahawk version is MS 7C02 VER 1.0. When I went to the support page, I could not find the bios update for my version of motherboard. Updates for version 19 to 17 is only available. Please help Which bios should...
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    [SOLVED] BETA BIOS for B450 Tomahawk labeled 1A1 shows CPU error

    B450 Tomahawk and Ryzen 5 3600 shows CPU error LED some time and boots normally otherwise. Numerically, it will not boot 2 out of 5 attempts. What is the solution? CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 Motherboard: B450 Tomahawk BIOS version: BETA BIOS for B450 Tomahawk labeled 1A1
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    [SOLVED] Is ram compatibility still an issue with 3rd gen ryzen?

    Hello guys. I will buy a 3600 next week, with a b450 tomahawk and I was wondering if I should pick a ram model from the qvl or go and buy the one I like the most. So is ram compatibility a problem or I can buy whichever ram model I want? Thanks in advance.
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    [SOLVED] Should I wait for the msi b450 tomahawk max to come out or buy the standard tomahawk?

    Hello everyone. Next week I'll be ordering my pc parts, which are the 3600, a msi b450 board and ram. Because I live in Greece, the availability for the standard tomahawk in low and I was wondering if I should wait a week for the max version to come out. I really want to buy the parts, so I...
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    [SOLVED] Is it a risk to flash/update the bios?

    Hello everyone. I want to buy a 3600 and I asked a local pc shop if they can update the bios for the asus prime x470 pro so as to work with the 3600 and they said that they can but in case it fails they have no responsibility. Also if I go with a b450 tomahawk, how high is the risk of failing to...
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    [SOLVED] Is msi b450 tomahawk a good motherboard for a ryzen 5 3600?

    Hello everyone. I plan on buying either a 2600x or a 3600, but if I go with the 3600 I have to buy a cheaper motherboard that has bios flashback and I thought the b450 tomahawk is great. What do you think? Thanks in advance.
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    [SOLVED] How to run the cmk16gx4m2b3000c15 at 3000mhz with a b450 tomahawk?

    Hello everyone. I'm not sure if I'll buy the b450 tomahawk but if I do how can I set my ram's frequency to its max? Thanks in advance.
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    [SOLVED] Will a 3600 work with b450 tomahawk without using a 2nd gen ryzen to update the bios?

    Hello guys. I plan on buying a 2600x but I was thinking if I buy a 3600 with a cheaper motherboard (b450 tomahawk) it will be better. I read somewhere that the tomahawk has a function called bios flashback and you are able to download the latest bios without a 2nd gen ryzen. Is that true? If yes...
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    Question Ryzen 3600 cooler compatibility

    Hello guys, I'm planning to upgrade my set up with Ryzen 3600 and I hope that I can reuse my current cooler (i5-6500) Scythe Funa, do you know if it's compatible with the Ryzen 3600 and MSI b450 Tomahawk MoBo. Kind Regards, Kaloyan Gigov
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    Question My RAM is on my motherboards QVL, but not working on supported speeds?

    So i bought new PC about 2 months ago. These are specs : Ryzen 5 2600 MSI B450 TOMAHAWK RAM HyperX Predator 2x4gb module : HX432C16PB3K2/8 Corsair CX650 GTX 1060 6G So, on the mobos qvl it says this memory can run at 3200Mhz, but in my case it just cant. PC gets BSOD, when i run games. So i...
  33. boogie_1987

    Question Aorus B450 Pro Wifi or MSI B450 Tomahawk (NON GAMING PC)

    Hi. I'm building a Mid-Tier PC with a Ryzen 5 2600X, I already bought the Processor so there's no turning back. This PC will be used most of the time for moderate 3D modeling and rendering. I won't do too much gaming except when Cyberpunk 2077 comes out, then I will burn this PC to the ground...