Forum discussion tagged with Phenom.
  1. NisterOwO

    Question Ram is not working with different cpu

    I have a problem with ram sticks. They both were working fine with ga-78-lmt-s2p and Phenom ll X4 945 but after upgrading cpu to fx-8300 it freeze on bios entry screen and won't load up windows. I tested both sticks separately and seems like it won't boot because of another one. I tried to use...
  2. SenatorPC1989

    Question NB temp is high and problem with software for monitoring NB temp ?

    hi i need a software for monitoring NB temp i use many app and show 48 degrees but when test with hardware thermometer show 75 degrees on heatsink ! i dont know what is my problem ! my voltage is : i unlock my cpu to x4 but not temp defrent in x2 and x4 ! in both nb temp is 75 degrees with...
  3. C

    [SOLVED] AMD Phenom II X4 920

    I bought this cpu recently, but it doesn't work with my mobo. I checked the pins, and it's missing 3 from a corner. Is it missing originally, or is it broken. (I try to post pics, if i can) ((Sorry for my english, i'm from hungary))
  4. H

    [SOLVED] Laptop not powering on after CPU replace

    Hello, The loading of web pages becoming laborious, and also because I haven't seen great deals on 17" laptops, I decided to change the CPU of my old Vaio. Here is the beast: SONY Vaio VPCEF3E1E, bought in 2011 Athlon II p340 dual core, TDP 25W, release date Q4 2010 RAM 2 x 2 GB RAM Elpida...
  5. xpLoaDeD

    [SOLVED] Will this RAM config work?

    Hello everybody, hope you are all fine and good. I have an old platform with this Motherboard : ASUS M5A78L-M LX with an only 4GB RAM stick at 1333mhz I want to upgrade to 8gb dual channel config. I can go with 2x4GB 1333MHz or 2x4GB 1600MHz On ASUS website it says : "2 x DIMM, Max. 16GB...
  6. lordtristan28

    [SOLVED] [Phenom II X4 840T] Weird character jerking/physics jerking

    I'm really hoping i can get some infomation on this, anything leading to figureing this out would be awesome. So, there is a handful of games that has this issue, Tomb raider 2013 is one of them. Everything seems normal, there is no issues with the game running, heck it runs really smooth...
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    [SOLVED] can my motherboard unlock phenom ii x2 560 4 cores?

    I heard that you can unlock phenom x cpus and I was wondering if my motherboard supports that. I'm planning on buying a new pc. I only bought my cpu+mobo combo deal. can I unlock cores or overclock the cpu? mobo: asus m4a87t plus cpu: phenom ii x2 560
  8. Muamar Falujah

    [SOLVED] Game start stuttering after upgrading to new CPU

    Hello all, I have problem with my PC, I upgraded my CPU from Athlon II X2 245 To Phenom II X4 945 (Old processor yeah, I'm poor I'm sry) with my motherboard Biostar A780L3C, with my old CPU, I don't have any problems while playing games, only I cant do multitasking, after upgrading CPU to...
  9. LoxiusANO

    Question CPU or GPU upgrade

    I currently have a pc with the listed specs: CPU: Phenom II x4 965 (OC to 3.9, can't go any higher) RAM: 8gb ddr3 1333 GPU: GTX 460 I was wondering which would be a better upgrade, upgrading the GPU to a 1650 super or changing the platform to AM4 (3100, 16gb DDR4 3600, and B550 motherboard)...
  10. N

    [SOLVED] Why won't my Optiplex 580 mobo recognize my Phenom II x4 840T

    I am trying to upgrade my CPU to the AMD Phenom II x4 840T, and from what I can tell it is compatible with the Dell Optiplex 580... but it shows up as an unknown AMD processor, and only runs at 800mHz. Shows up as 800mHz in CPU-Z too, but is at least able to identify what processor it is...
  11. S

    [SOLVED] AM2+ CPU compatibility with HP Pavilion

    I found an old HP Pavilion on Craigslist, model a6614f, and I was considering purchasing and upgrading it. On HP's website, it says it can only go up to a Phenom 9600 CPU. Would this PC be compatible with other AM2+ CPUs that aren't listed, such as a Phenom II X4 965, for example? Thanks.
  12. Shaina11

    [SOLVED] 3 GHz Dual Core vs 2.2 GHz Quad Core for Gaming

    I'm working on a couple of older PCs for gaming around the 2005-2010 era, and I currently am looking between two CPUs, the Core 2 Duo E6850 at 3.0 GHz, or the AMD Phenom X4 9500 Quad-core at 2.2 GHz. Which of these do you think would be better suited for gaming around that era? A faster...
  13. L

    [SOLVED] Amd Phenom Ii X4 945 is Compatable with AM2+ socket and DDR2?

    I'm trying to buy a new CPU for my PC, so i want to know if this one can work with my motherboard.
  14. lordtristan28

    [SOLVED] Thinking of upgrading my CPU, Not sure what to do.

    Hello! Before i get into my title, I wanted to say that i'm a student and with no job (yet) and want to upgrade my CPU on the cheaper side without having to switch out my motherboard or ram. Right now i have a "Phenom II X4 840T " Its unlocked from 4 cores to 6 cores with 3.24ghz overclocked...
  15. Z

    Question Motherboard MSI GF615M-P33 CPU Support

    So i have been considering to upgrade my CPU without buying a new motherboard here in my country i found a couple of CPU-s that are considered to be supported by my Motherboard currently my setup is: 8gb ram DDR3 amd athlon II x4 620 GTX 750ti cheap psu 500w I am considering to replace my x4...
  16. docbooth

    Question same socket cpu upgrade from the Phenom II x4 810?

    What is the best same socket cpu upgrade from the Phenom II x4 810? I am running an old Frankensteined Gateway. It is slower than... I have started a new build using the latest better suited AMD or Intel cpu and will finish when they both finally start delivery of real chips not failed and...
  17. A

    Question Laptop keyboard weird behavior

    I've had my ASUS GL552VW for around 3 years now and it was working fine enough most of the time. Today I turn it on (from sleep) and suddenly noticed a weird keyboard behavior. Once a pressed certain keys, the slash ("/") key started typing repeatedly. From what I was able to tell the...
  18. edgars.roga

    [SOLVED] Need help, replacing fans on a video card...

    So one of the fans started making wierd noise, i took apart the card to see if there was something rubbing or not inplace etc. Cleaned it, and it still made that noise, so it must be bearings on the fan going out. THE CARD: XLRE 1060 6gb, from PNY. I do know how to replace a gpu fan, have done...
  19. B

    Question BRAIN FREEZE!!! HELP Please recommend a graphics card for old motherboard

    I currently have: i7-2600k 16gb DDR 3 Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3 LGA1155 Using onboard graphics to run 2 monitors EVGA 550 B3 80 plus Bronze Power supply I am having a brain freeze. Please help me choose the cheapest possible desktop card that will be compatible with my old motherboard. I...
  20. L

    Question Flow rate severely restricted

    I built a system sometime ago and recently added a sensor to detect temp and flowrate thats made by tt, have xspc d5 170 combo, from the pump to cpu block hard rube about 2.5ft long with 2 90 bends then a ft long tube to 360 rad above with 2 90 bends and then to gpu block and it is ft long with...
  21. Glispie

    Question No Display

    I just recently built a new gaming PC. Fired it up for the first time, and had no Display through the HDMI. I tried the HDMI in the mobo and in the GPU. After some headache, I removed the GPU and started it back up. Integrated graphics worked fine and I was able to see everything, install...
  22. markofiu

    Question Offset kinda settings on Gigabyte mobo?

    Hey. I saw a video of an offset voltage setting, that with that setting you can run your cpu about 65C instead of 80-85C while stress testing. He did that with an Asus mobo. I'm kinda curious that is there a setting like that in Gigabyte mobos as well just under an other name? Or is that fine if...
  23. H

    [SOLVED] No display

    I got a PC diagnostic card. After inserting the card in PCI slot, monitor displays nothing. And even there is no error code on the card. What did I missed?
  24. M

    Question How to make Intel i7-8750H run at full speed?

    I want to make my CPU run at full speed all the time. Any help? Thanks.
  25. D

    [SOLVED] PC shuts down after quiting anything gpu intesive

    This is probably a problem with my PSU which is a low quality one that i will be changing soon but i just want to make sure if it maybe isnt an issue with something else. So what happens is whenever i either play a demanding game (in this case Metro Exodus) or i stress test my gpu it shuts down...
  26. R

    [SOLVED] First PC build ever. Greatly appreciate any help, info, comments or concerns.

    Hello everyone. I just would like to start by saying this is my very first post ever to any forum on any website. So apologies about any misunderstandings. Also this is my first PC build ever. I will be having a friend who's done builds before help me so I won't be going in blindly. I found a...
  27. FluffyFlounder

    Question Can I use a dedicated graphics card if I'm planning to get an i5-8400?

    I'm planning to get the i5-8400 with Intel UHD Graphics 630, and I'm not sure if buying a dedicated GPU will actually work. (By the way, I'm not changing the CPU, so don't say screw the i5-8400 and get a different one that doesn't have integrated graphics.) Anyway, is there a way I could somehow...
  28. G

    Question Can't use headset mic while connected to HDMI

    Good day everyone, My current set up consist of a msi GT72 Dominator Pro G Laptop (i7 6700Hq, 16 GB DDR4, GTX 980m), Samsung 43 Inch LED TV and set of Claymore keyboard and mouse. I'm also running windows 10 64 bit. My problem lies in trying to use my headset (with Microphone) while connected...
  29. tomz011187

    Question Mousepad Driver for Lenovo Ideapad 320 14-ast Windows 7

    anyone encounter a problem when downgrading/upgrading from windows 10 to 7. I'm having a touchpad driver problem finding for windows 7?
  30. Y

    Lenovo Y520 stuck on Logo

    Well, first My Lenovo Y520, when I turn it on it just, keeps spinning the circle. Before it was saying Automatic Repair or whatever and then it just turned gray. Now I try and turn it on it spins for a while then turns black then goes black then goes back to the Lenovo logo, I'm not much of a...
  31. C

    Ddr4 ram issue

    1 stick of only 2400 anarchy memory Installed in MSI tomahawk b350 Ryzen 5 1600x PC won't boot Gives 3 beeps and then shuts down.
  32. D

    [SOLVED] Is my PC build good?

    I already chose the parts for my new gaming PC and wanted to ask you if that is OK. I'm just wondering if the cooler is a little over the top for an overclocked i7-9700k. And does it even make sence to overclock an i7-9700k and get so much cpu Power without...

    Removing enterprise enrollment from chrome book?

    I have an old enterprise enrolled chrome book and I want to unenroll it. The chrome book has emmc storage so I can’t remove it, developer mode is blocked. I’ve tried taking the battery out and doing that hard reset, didn’t work, the setting for reset doesn’t work and holding the power button...
  34. R

    Asus prime z370-a orange light

    the orange light on my asus prime z370-a is on and I’ve tried moving my RAM into different slots and have tried using a singular RAM stick and my pc will turn on but it won’t show anything, and if I press the mem_ok button it restarts and a small screen pops up for a second with a flashing _ and...
  35. A

    [SOLVED] Is my PC build alright? 2TB hard drive is from older pc, not that exact brand but I can't remember it at the moment - shouldn't be an issue should it? Just wondering if theres anything I'm overlooking, or if some parts are holding back others etc
  36. L

    [SOLVED] High end pc micro-stuttering

    So I recently I built a gaming pc and my Fortnite kept crashing. The fix was to set the cpu overclock and mem overclock to auto in the bios insted of D.C.O.P in the bios. But the problem that now occurs is micro stuttering. I have tried just about everything including resetting my whole PC and...
  37. N

    [SOLVED] Can you turn on G-sync on any FreeSync monitor?

    Following the recent statement from NVIDIA, that their cards will now support the adaptive sync technology FreeSync, I was left with a question: Will it work with every FreeSync monitor? Since NVIDIA made the statement, they have also published a list of 12 FreeSync, monitors that are "G-Sync...
  38. G

    Good program to test hdd/ssd?

    The title says it all. I just want to do a performance test and make sure my hdd/ssd are good.
  39. E

    [SOLVED] Computer will not turn on despite light being on

    My computer used to periodically restart by itself fairly often but not common either, until it stopped. I was playing siege with some friends and it did this three times in a row and on the third it would not turn on. All my temperatures were fine and i do not overclock. It will not turn on...
  40. J

    [SOLVED] First Gaming PC Build Advice Needed [$1500]

    Hello everyone. A good friend of mine is looking for build advice on his first gaming PC. He will also be needing a monitor and wants to spend around $1500 or so for everything. What do you guys/gals recommend? Thanks a lot! I greatly appreciate it.