PCI Express

Forum discussion tagged with PCI Express.
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    Question How to view PCI-E Bandwidth

    I am hoping to upgrade to a new 3000 series nvidia card in a couple weeks after they are hopefully announced. I am running a 4k Ultrawide monitor and a second 4k monitor on my pc. I use the ultrawide for gaming but in newer titles it struggles. I was hoping to look view my PCI e or even just my...
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    [SOLVED] 'PCI Express Root Port' preventing PC from sleeping?

    So a earlier today, I tried to put my PC to sleep, but everytime I tried, it would wake back up instantly. I thought it was a one off and shut my PC down for that session. After booting it back up a few hours ago and using it, I have now just tried to put it to sleep and it has done the exact...
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    [SOLVED] Does this motherboard have full speed SSD support for PCI-E lanes

    Does this motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H, can run SSD with full speed PCI-E lanes, because I have Kingston KC2000 NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 - 250 GB(up to 3,000/1,100MB/s). Any other B450 motherboard that can run this SSD at full speed(read-write)?
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    Question Excuse me,what?(PCI express)

    Hello I'm currently in the possesion of a Lenovo Ideacenter Y900 that has a Lenovo Skybay NOK(name of the motherboard is lenovo ideacenter y900-34ISZ) and i'm looking to upgrade it with an ssd,but one that has as requirement a PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280 (due to 3.5GB/s writting/reading...
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    Question PCIe USB Card Not Working

    I have an old Windows XP x86 machine that I use for retro gaming and a few other such things. I need more USB ports, so I've been trying to install a USB expansion card, but haven't had any luck. I'm on my second attempt now, using a Sabrent CP-4PTU PCIe card. I know it's got power running...
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    Question Alienware X51 R2 & GTX 1060 Cable

    Hello, I got a GTX 1060 from my brother. I tried to fitit into my Alienware X51 R2. It fits in the rack and all but if I plug the 6-pin PCI Express then it does not fit. The cable create a little bump that is too big for the card to then slide in. Are there an 6-pin PCI Express cables that...
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    Question Does using a 6 pin power cable makes Pci express idle?

    hello guys i want to know when i'm using 6 pin power connector, does this extra power is added to what is the limits of Pci express OR 6 pin would supply all the power that card needs altogether?
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    Question External hard drive enclosure

    Yes I got a 256 gig mush kin tractor and a 1t hard drive i took from my laptop because i put a Samson evo pro 500gig in placed that into my laptop i got a 2 terabyte external hard drive with the EVO. But i want to use the other two drives what is a good hard drive enclosure to buy brand name My...
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    Question Can I get a recommendation for a new psu please?

    Hi there, I’ve been bundling together a gaming pc which consists of: Intel Core i7-4790K, 2X8GB Corsair Vengeance RAM@1600mhz Asus Rog Strix 1080 ti, Gigabyte-GA-H81M-S2H (this will be eventually upgraded to Asus 7 Hero) Cryorig H7 Plus cpu cooler, 120GB SSD, 1TB HDD, Super writemaster multi DVD...
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    Question My PC turn on but no display

    hello guys , i have a problem : my pc turn on but no display on the monitor i was playing fortnite a bit then suddenly my pc shut down then restart itself ( it wasn't the electricity ) after that i tried to restart it again and again but no display on the screen all the fans ( including...
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    Question Does This Mobo support i7 8700k?

    Hello, i have mobo MS-B10611 and I was wondering if it supports i7 8700k or i7 7700k. Thanks
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    Question No Online Games Are Working Properly! PLEASE HELP!

    So recently I began having this issue. Online games either have horrid packet loss and connections to server or will simply not maintain a connection to the server at all and kick me. All other internet features are fine (ie: how I am able to type this right now. Websites work fine). All of my...
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    Question Logitech g432 or HyperX Cloud II

    Wanna know your opinion
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    Question First Draft: I need advice on making my 1440p 144hz gaming build

    This is the first draft of my second build and I was looking for advice on the parts that I have chosen: Case = Lian-Li - PC-O11 Dynamic (White) ATX Full Tower Case GPU = Asus - GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11 GB STRIX GAMING Video Card Motherboard = Asus - ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING ATX LGA1151 SSD =...
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    [SOLVED] GTX 1060 3gb: constant stuttering and frame drops

    Hi, So i built my mid-range gaming PC about a month ago for quite a bit of money and used some of the best reviewed components on the market for the price. However, lately on many games I have experienced A LOT of stuttering and constant frame drops on some of the more demanding games (The...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading pc

    Hi.i want to upgrade my pc.this is my pc config: Core i5 4460 Asus b85 vanguard Asus rog strix gtx 1050 ti 3×4 gig ddr3 ram So should i change my cpu,motherboard and ram first or change my graphic card.(I use this pc just for gaming and the cpu and motherboard that i want to buy is i5 8400 and...
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    Question Low usage GPU, high usage CPU, CS:GO bottleneck ?

    Hello guys, i was just wondering if someone can help me out with especially that question : when i play CS:GO my CPU usage is around 60-90% but my GPU usage is around 15-30% is that normal ? or is my cpu bottleneck my gpu? It is kinda when i get into fight or see more ppl/nades drops fps...
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    Question Shadowplay videos freezing/laggy/stuttering???

    Hello everyone. This honestly has me really frustrated I have so many recordings just like little one minutes clips of my highlights and the videos are coming out very laggy especially at the "best" part this is ridiculous.. I have a gtx 960ssc fully updated with an I7 cpu and 12gb of ram. And...
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    [SOLVED] System upgrade advice

    Looking for new mobo, cpu, ram as last cpu and mobo died + ram is ddr3 so I want ddr4, was looking at 16gb ram Corsair vengeance lpm 16gb, and ryzen 2600(people recommend i3 8100 but not sure )and msi x470gplus I have a 1050ti but want to leave some room to upgrade that gpu in future:) thanks...
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    [SOLVED] HDD is not detected on cold boot. Works after restarting system.

    Hello, I upgraded my PC and have following problem. My HDD is not being detected on cold boot. I always have to restart (reset button, because Software/Windows doesn't respond somehow) my PC, and then it work's fine. The SSD works without any problems. The tool's icons which are installed on my...
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    Question Questions about WiFi Extenders

    I purchased a WiFi Extender (Wavlink) https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0778PM5GR/ref=pe_3034960_233709270_TE_item It seems to be working to get a signal to my Backup Generator located about 65 feet from my Wireless ZTE Router and about 30 feet from the Extender. The generator has a built-in WiFi...
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    [SOLVED] I USED DRIVER BOOSTER NOW MY SOUND IS REALLY DISTORTED / BAD PLEASE HELP

    I used driver booster and i dont know what it did but when it was done my sound is really distorted and just bad all around i tryed to rollback my realtek sound driver and that didnt work i dont know what it changed
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    Question GTX 1080ti Gaming OC 11gb - Benchmark question

    Hi there, recently bought a used Gigabyte 1080TI Gaming OC 11gb card on a local Brazilian "amazon" (called mercado livre) and I would like to know if I should be worried considering performance on a few games I have tested.. or any other red flags related to performance that I should be aware...
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    Question fan issues

    Hello, I have issues with my CPU fan. When i turn on my CPU, it shows correctly "Windows Loading" then gets NO SIGNAL on screen and my CPU fan starts to spin fast. Then, I click on the reset button on my CPU to start back again my CPU, it shows to "Start Windows Normally" then it works fine...
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    Question Ryzen 5 sudden idle temp change?

    Hi all, I recently noticed my temps spike while at idle but under load I believe they are still good. I don't want to jump to the conclusion that it's my thermal paste because it was been working fine for many 6-7 months prior to this idle temp spike. I could be wrong but I have never had an...
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    [SOLVED] Im thinking i have a bad motherboard..

    So guys i have an processor AMD athlon 64 x2 5600+ 2.8ghz 8gb RAM 64x operating system and i want to buy myself an gtx 1060 3gb but i had a motherboard named Veriton m421g will it work with that motherboard and will a game called Metro exodus run smooth or not and If not will You recommend me a...
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    Question Recommend me a cpu for this specs.

    I’m looking to build a pc. These are my specs i need. Recommend me a good cpu for this specs. This pc is mainly for gaming at 1080p and video editing in after effects. RAM:16GB GPU:NVIDIA GeForce gtx 1050ti or 1070 ti PS: I don’t want “future proof” my pc. I can upgrade later.
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    Question Asus GPU Tweak

    I got new GPU named Asus Dual Rx 580 8GB. And installed drivers as well as Utility pack on Asus website. But after installing Asus GPU Tweak i got this error (Load vender.dll fail. Install VGA Driver) and also in MSI Afterburner as well as GPU-Z temperature of GPU is not showing. Kindly help me...
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    Question Which PSU is better?

    EVGA Supernova 650 G3, 80 Plus Gold 650W OR Seasonic Focus Plus 650 Gold Can both of it handle a RTX 2080 and a i7-9700K? If yes please answer which PSU is better.
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    [SOLVED] Beginers PC build

    Hi all, I'm just about to build my first PC and was wondering if anyone can confirm the compatibility of the following choice of parts? Phanteks Enthoo Evolv mATX Tempered Glass Midi Tower Case USB 3.0 - Black MB ASRock B450M Pro4 AM4 M-ATX D-Sub/HDMI/DVI DDR4 Retail - AMD Socket AM4 (Ryzen) -...
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    Question CPU Question of the day!

    So I bought the Alienware alpha r2. Specs are as followed (i5-6400t @2.2ghz, 16gb DDR4 @2400mhz, GTX 960 4gb DDR5). I was wondering if I can swap out the i5-6400t for a i7-6700t, if it would work?
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    Question Why am I experiencing poor performance with my new 2080TI ?

    GPU: Zotac AMP RTX 2080TI CPU: I5-8600k (4.0 Ghz) RAM: 2X8 G.SKILL Aegis 3000 MOBO: Z370 MSI Gaming Plus PSU: CX600M I've been having issues with low fps in games, the ones I've played so far with the new card are Metro Exodus, Star Citizen, Hunt Showdown, Arma 3. I originally bought the...
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    Question Will it fit?

    Hello! I have been thinking about upgrading my PC's graphics card and my motherboard is H81M-A. Will a 1050 ti fit or I get a 750 ti? Hello once again! So appaerantly on my last post I said 1050 ti but I mistook it and was ment to say 2GB Palit NIVIDA Geforce GTX 1050 StormX will it still fit...
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    [SOLVED] Xbox Server Connectivity Blocked? On PC

    Recently I have been getting disconnected entirely from my Xbox App as well as any Xbox games or games I have open while using the Xbox App. I am still able to surf the internet and load things like Youtube videos etc. When I open network settings on Xbox I receive the following information...
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    Question Msi Z390 + Asus ROG Strix RTX2070 - VGA led white no video

    Hello. I am posting here in desperation. I am building a new PC and i am running in some troubles with booting the whole system. My build is : Msi Z390 + Asus ROG Strix RTX2070 + i7 8700K + GSkill Ripj. V 3200 DDR4. I can't pass the boot phase where the debug leds r(on the mobo) each the...
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    Question I reset my pc and my usb with windows 10 recovery won’t complete

    I need help desperately I reset my computer and I made a windows 10 usb recovery and I start to recover but right when it hits 75% it fails and says it has ran into a error no changes has been made. Is there any solution?
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    Question Crucial MX500 or Intel NVMe?

    My gaming PC specs: Intel - Core i7-8700K 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor Asus - Prime B360-Plus ATX LGA1151 Motherboard Corsair CX Series CX750M 750 Watt 80 Plus Bronze ATX Modular Power Supply G.Skill Ripjaws V 16GB 2 x 8GB DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 CL16 GeForce GTX 1080 Founder Edition Samsung EVO 870...
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    Question what should i buy new CPU or More RAM

    so I'm thinking of buying a new CPU but I thought it could be better to buy more RAM I am a gamer and I want to start streaming My specs CPU: AMD FX 8350 GPU: GTX 970 RAM: 8GB PSU: Corsair VS550 MOBO: ASROCK 970 Pro3 at idle, my PC uses 4GB of RAM I want to upgrade to an AMD RYZEN 5 1600x...
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    Question UEFI Bios doesnt have power management option

    So I didnt know where to put this so i chose motherboard. Anyway, Im trying to set up my computer so when the power goes out and the computer turns off, itll automatically restart when the power comes back. I did it on one computer by entering its bios and under power, looked for the power...
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    Question HP 280 G2 MT NOT RECOGNIZING SSD

    Hi My HP 280 G2 MT does not recognise my SSD since a BIOS update a year ago. The BIOS version was A O.27. It won't even boot with the SSD attached. Now even with the latest A 0.48 BIOS things are same. The OS is in the HDD now . The SSD is a Samsung evo 850. The SSD works fine in another Dell...