rtx 3060

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  1. Brandon__Dev

    [SOLVED] RTX 2060 vs 3060

    I'm trying to upgrade my old Quadro 4000 for either a RTX 2060 or 3060. I see that they are a $100 difference with similar performance. Which one is worth it?
  2. Hunter202122

    Question Microcode Revision Mismatch Loop

    I recently built a computer and am constantly getting the BSOD "Microcode Revision Mismatch" whenever I try to install windows. I can sit in the BIOS as long as i want without any problems. I updated the bios to the latest version and have cleared the bios. I have also tried several different...
  3. ItsMeDante

    [SOLVED] FPS drops with RTX 3060 or CPU bottleneck?

    Hi fellas below is my setup Mobo: Gigabyte Z97M-D3H CPU: i7 4790K Ram: 16 GB (8*2) 1866 DDR3 GPU: Asus OC RTX 3060 When I am playing games on 1080p ultra or very high settings no issues FPS are above 80 or even 100. But as soon as I turn on Ray tracing it massively drops down to 40-50 FPS...
  4. S

    [SOLVED] Should I change my case or add more fans?

    Hi. This is my setup. TUF b560m-e i5 10400f tray+cool master hyper 212 Corsair cx650 bronze *Asus Phoenix Rtx 3060 (SINGLE FAN GPU) 16 GB 3200mhz and samsung 970 plus 1tb SSD My case only have 1 intake and 1 exhaust. When I'm playing high demanding games my gpu temp goes upto 85.6°c (I'm not...
  5. A

    Question Lower FPS than i should have with Rog Strix RTX 3060 & i7-9700k

    Hello everyone. So i am experiencing an issue here. I just recently bought an Rog Strix RTX 3060 12GB OC V2 LHR to upgrade my system i have been playing for years with the combo of a i7-9700k and an MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X and the 1070 has become quite outdated. But the thing is. I have...
  6. iamaxi

    Question RTX 3060 should work?

    Hi guys so this is my build: - I5 8400 -GIGABYTE H310M DS2 -16 GB RAM 3000mhz(2666mhz max). -RX 550 2GB. -PSU 650W SEASONIC So I want to make an upgrade of the GPU I want to put an RTX 3060 FROM MSI(2 FANS), I know that it will work fine but I'm really thinking if it's worth it, I want the...
  7. M

    [SOLVED] is 3060 is compatible with my motherboard?

    hey y'all just wondering if GeForce RTX™ 3060 GAMING X 12G is compatible with my GIGAABYTE B360 hd3 thank u
  8. sivakrishna02

    Question Legion 5 thermals hitting 85C. Is it okay?

    Hello, I bought a lenovo legion 5 recently. My question: Is hitting around 85C acceptable/okay and not harming my laptop? Info that might help you understand my case. Specs: AMD ryzen 7 5800H, RTX 3060 (TGP 130 W), 16 GB RAM and SSD When i game with this machine i generally see around 85 C...
  9. C

    Question How to benchmark my 12GB MSI GeForce RTX 3060 Ventus 2X ?

    Hi all, I bought and installed a new graphic card12GB MSI GeForce RTX 3060 Ventus 2X ? I used Unigine 4 Benchmark and scored less that some older cards like gtx 1050. The temperature was around 78 degree celsius. Here are results: https://ibb.co/vXPS3BV My questions 1. How to do a proper...
  10. bailey1920

    Question GPU drops to 0% in SOME games, after 5-10 minutes of gameplay

    I have scoured the internet and various forums for weeks trying to find a solution for this, and nothing has worked so far. I am experiencing major stuttering in most games, where my GPU usage drops to 0-4%, and FPS drops to 5-10 for a few seconds. I can play the games perfectly fine for...
  11. N

    Question Windows 10 hangs with loud static sound ?

    I have been dealing with an issue lately where my PC will randomly lock up completely while playing games. I'm unsure as to what the cause is, but it seems to happen during any intense games or activities (one time it just happened while I was watching Youtube!). When my PC hangs up like this...
  12. P

    Question Strange GPU noise? Coil Whine or fan related?

    Hi all, I'm hearing strange noises from my RTX 3060 I believe, at first I thought it might be coil whine but I couldn't confirm it. Changing fan speed doesn't seem to affect it either and it emits the winding, high pitched noise (last 6 seconds of the video below) every minute or so. What do...
  13. A

    [SOLVED] Lenovo Legion 5 versus 5 Pro (screen or power) ?

    Hi guys, I'm in a dilemma and would like opinions to decide which one to go for. I'm going for a Lenovo legion gaming laptop 2021 edition, and currently there are 2 options 1) Lenovo legion 5 -Ryzen 7 5800 - RTX 3070 - 16GB RAM - 512GB SSD Screen 15.6" 1080p 165HZ 300nits 16:9 ratio Price...
  14. M

    Question ‘Out of Range’ only on boot

    Hello, I have a slightly strange issue, I have an RTX 3060, and a BenQ Zowie XL2430 via Display Port First time it all booted up fine, I switched the Res to 1920 and refresh to 144hz, as I used to have on old PC. Now, every-time I turn the PC on I get the ‘out of range error’, turn the PC off...
  15. AngryBedpan

    Question Games running like trash on high end laptop

    Hi all Recently bought the MSI Kitana GF76 11UE ( i7 - 11800H, RTX 3060 6GB, 32GB RAM @ 3200 MHZ) I'm unable to run games with more than 5fps, lowest or highest detail/graphic settings, the 5fps is a constant. My RTX 3060's driver is up to date and is set as my preferred graphic processor and...
  16. T

    [SOLVED] Low fps on 3060 + 7600k??

    Hey, I recently bought an rtx 3060 and i5 7600k system and wanted to play some games, I noticed that my fps for csgo on max 1080p was around 150 fps with frequent dips to 5 fps or so. My temperatures are fine at around 60c when playing. Is this normal?? I have 2400mhz dual channel ram as well...
  17. M

    [SOLVED] Upgrade advise, from Ryzen 1st gen CPU and Motherboard

    Hello, I need some advise, I've been using my PC for almost 4 years since ryzen 1st gen release I have R5 1600 , B350 board and RX580 Now im thinking to upgrade my PC with latest gen CPU, but turn out that my board does not support Ryzen 5000, (5600X) Would you recommend to get new board +...
  18. DDroid

    [SOLVED] Does this mean Bottleneck?

    I just paired a RTX 3060 12GB with a Ryzen 5 3600x, 16GB RAM DDR4, and ran a 3DMark Time Spy test. My GPU scored 8,235 and my CPU 6,607. Will the GPU bottleneck the CPU or vice versa? Would it be worth it to get the Ryzen 7 3700x, or is this build okay, considering that I only play in 1080p at...
  19. catalysed

    Question GPU works only on x16 slot with AMD Ryzen CPU ?

    Hey guys. I have 2 GPUs. A 3060 and a 1660 super, and they only show up when connected to a x16 slot in the motherboard. When I use a riser, they don't get detected. Other cards work fine with the riser, so it's not a riser issue. I've tried different motherboards, different risers and even...
  20. Fatblabs

    Question Ok now i seriously think that my gpu is underperforming. Please help

    Before my 3060 was running valorant at 270-305 fps, now its 220 - 200. HUGE difference. Can anyone help me increase fps / help me find the problems (without having to get a new gpu)? [Xmp / DCOP does not work for me so that won't work] Motherboard: Asus Prime Z590-V GPU: Gigabyte Nvidia...
  21. V

    Question RTX 3060 in pci-e 2.0

    Hi, i need to buy a new gpu, but i have an older system. Can i put rtx 3060 to pci-e 2.0 x16?
  22. 2

    Question Unusually High GPU Power Draw But Low Usage

    Hello, currently I have a problem with my gaming laptop. The issue is when I play, sometimes the GPU watts go overboard. The supposed power draw is only 80 + 5 watts at max, but currently, I am achieving that power draw at low usage resulting in so much unnecessary heat production. Any ideas why...
  23. SomeGuyonTHW


    I bought an Asus PH-RTX 3060 for near MSRP (strix or other variants were VERY expensive) but It runs VERY hot Like: Instantly thermal throttles when I open any game! I'm using HWiNFO for monitoring temps when I open games like control. gpu ramps up to ~88c within first 40 seconds then...
  24. C

    Question Is this Legit?

    I am purchasing this rtx 3060 card from JD Central (a supposedly legit sight in Thailand) from the official MSI store. Here is a link to what I am purchasing - https://www.jd.co.th/product/_45587119.html Does anything about this seem dodgy? Model Name: GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G Memory...
  25. A1DAN

    [SOLVED] New Laptop is performing worse than it should

    So I recently needed to buy a new laptop because my other one broke, and after some time I found an RTX 3060 laptop for a great price, which is way better than my previous GTX 1650 laptop. I watched reviews on everything that the GPU offered and the CPU was better than my old laptop. After...
  26. R

    [SOLVED] Replaced my graphics card, but didn't delete old drivers, so now i have a black screen.

    I got the new RTX 3060, for my 3d modeling and for gaming. The previous card I was using was the RX 580 8GB, and I just wanted to replace it. However, when I powered it up, it just showed a black screen. I Googled a bit and saw that you had to delete the previous drivers before installing the...
  27. Fergie1874

    Question Rtx 3060 not installing drivers

    Just built a new pc installed drivers got a few games everything going good until I was playing rust and my game kept on crashing so I restarted my pc after that my gpu would not load the drivers and whenever I try to install them i get a black screen or it says successfull installation then...
  28. C

    [SOLVED] Low Gaming FPS on laptop with i7-10875H and RTX 3060 ?

    Although I have a i7-10875H, RTX 3060 and 16GB Ram Laptop with 165HZ 2K monitor, I only get 100 fps on Valorant. Do you have any idea to help?
  29. N

    Question MOBO/GPU doesn’t show image if turned on from shut down state

    Hello, Recently I have built my first gaming PC, and I have an ASUS TUF Gaming B550-Plus (WIFI) motherboard and an EVGA RTX 3060 XC GPU. I have an issue that whenever I shut down my PC and don’t use it for a few minutes, when I’m powering it on, the motherboard does not send any image to the...
  30. H

    [SOLVED] Is my MSI RTX 3060 burned???

    So my one PSU was powering two RTX 3060. PSU burned and one zotac GPU gave a little smoke, i was worried about it and tested the GPU on another PSU it was working fine and i was relieved, The MSI GPU didn't smoked or even got hot so i wasn't worried about it. But when I turned on the MSI GPU its...
  31. A

    Question Vulkan and DX12 Blurriness in RTX 3060

    Hello, I recently discovered this problem when I first played Red Dead Redemption 2. My display is 1080p and all settings are set to Ultra mixed with High. The "To use Geforce Experience In-Game Overlay Press Alt + Z" text that you get when you first start the game is very blurry as if it's...
  32. upsetfatso

    Question am i bottlenecking?

    i tried looking on pc build for bottle neck calculator but it doesnt have my gpu so can some help please, im running 16g of ram ddr4 2400, cpu is ryzen 7 3700x 3.6ghz 4.4 ghz turbo boost, with a rtx 3060 oc 12gb gddr6 from asus, if someone could let me know if im bottlenecking either my cpu or...
  33. sequ

    [SOLVED] rtx 3060 and ryzen 7 2700x low fps on valorant

    ok so thats what i have rtx 3060 12gb ryzen 7 2700x 16 gb 3200mhz i thought buyng a 3060 i could get insane performance in a game like valorant but nothing, cant get even 200 fps. i tried everything; i even tryed the auto oc with afterburner,upgrading all the drivers all the nvidia panel...
  34. M

    [SOLVED] nvlddmkm.sys causing random crashes on new PC

    As the title states, I've been extremely frustrated with my newly built PC because it constantly crashes at random intervals, mainly when playing video games. I know I'm not the first person to have this issue, however all of the fixes I see stated online simply do not work for my case My...
  35. upsetfatso

    [SOLVED] asus rtx 3060 12gb oc

    does anyone know what i can set my overclock settings on msi for this asus rtx 3060 12gb oc
  36. upsetfatso

    [SOLVED] gpu,cpu help please

    would a rtx 3060 no ti, pair up good with a ryzen 7 3700x 3.6ghz 4.4 ghz max boost 8cores 16 threads on 1080p settings
  37. G

    [SOLVED] RTX 3080 max-q vs RTX 3060 max-q in a Thin Laptop

    Hi all, I am debating a value proposition here between two configurations of the same laptop. Specifically the laptop is the Max-17 from Eluktronics. https://www.eluktronics.com/MAX-17. The Question here is whether or not to pay the $900 premium for the RTX3080 (max-q I assume although it does...
  38. s0n45

    [SOLVED] 1 long beep and 3 short beeps with new rtx3060

    Hi, I installed a new RTX 3060 ti from KFA2 and got 1 long beep and then 3 short beeps. Since it is working flawlessly afaik, i guess it has something to do with PCIe 4 but want to have another view on that. MB: ASUS Maximus VIII Ranger CPU: i5-7700k I tried taking it out and putting it back in...
  39. Z

    [SOLVED] Is 550 W enough for a Ryzen 5 5600x and an RTX 3060 TI ?

    Hello, I have a PSU from Seasonic 550 W 80+ Bronze (Seasonic S12III-550) and I have a Ryzen 5 5600x and a soon to come Gigabyte RTX 3060 Ti (Code : N306TGAMINGOC PRO-8GD). Will my PSU hold up with the specs ? Thanks, Zomelock
  40. K

    [SOLVED] Sooo.... What's the BEST GPU choice now?

    Hello and thank you for your time. I'm sitting and waiting for months now, new GPUS are coming out like flies, I was looking forward for RTX 3080, but with AMD and all the other 3070 and 3060, no idea anymore what's most worthy choise to go for now? (Performance/money wise) Here's my Current...