Forum discussion tagged with slot.
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    Faulty Memory [solved]

    I recently just upgraded my pc to a new motherboard (H110m-k) everything was running almost smooth, then i noticed only 4gbs of ram is getting registered. So i opened my pc up and started to switch my ram sticks to see what was at fault, it turns the fault was on the right one, when I took the...
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    Question SSD Powering Issue | Sleep Mode bugged

    Hello! This is the first time I ask about anything on a forum, and you get why - I am totally stumped now with my issue. I try to figure out what is the problem. Here are all the details: My specs: MSI Z390 Edge Gaming Intel Core I9 9900 AORUS RTX 2070 CORSAIR 2×8GB Hard Drive 4 TB PHISON SSD...
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    [SOLVED] Plugging a PCIe 4x sound card into a PCIe 1x slot.

    If I plug a PCIe 4x sound card (soundblaster AE-5 Plus) into a PCIe 4.0 1x slot, will the sound card's performance be severely downgraded?
  4. schellerg

    [SOLVED] Strange slots and memory behavior

    History I've built my current setup in 2019. At that time, it had a lot of BSODs and after ups and downs, while I was disassembling the parts for RMA, I bent the pins of the socket. Gigabyte repaired it (I suppose by welding a new socket) and Kingston replaced the memory sticks. After that, I...
  5. [SOLVED] RAM Not detected after delid cpu

    Hi, so I tried to delid my cpu yesterday but it's really hard. So I decided to undo my intention to delid the cpu. After I installed the cpu, ram etc, my buzzer emitted a long beep. After I checked, remove the ram one by one, apparently the first ram slot could not detect the installed ram...
  6. CapCap

    [SOLVED] Can I connect a PCIe 3.0 M.2 ssd into a PCIe 4.0 slot

    The motherboard, I'm planning on buying, has two M.2 slots. One PCIe 4.0 and one 3.0. It has only one heatsink tho, above the 4.0 slot. I would like to put that heat sink in use, therefore I'm wondering if I can connect my PCIe 3.0 M.2 NVMe ssd into the slot with the heatsink. The motherboard is...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] Does the GPU need to sit fully in the PCI e slot?

    UPDATE: I have since removed the USB 3.0 connection to the front panel (there was only one and I never used it) and the GPU is now fully sitting in the slot with the clip in. Hi, So basically I got a new Zotac Amp! Extreme edition GTX 980 ti recently and put it in my case, I have a micro ATX...
  8. [SOLVED] RAM and ASRockB450M pro4-f

    Hi, a few days ago, i asked on which slot of the motherboard ASRockB450M pro4-f i should put my ram ( one stick corsair, 2666mhz, 8gb : CMK8GX4M1A2666C16). And a lot of people reply that the best is to put it on the slot A2. But now i would like to know why do you think that A2 is the best slot...
  9. okjak808

    [SOLVED] Motherboard with broken ram slots

    Hello everyone. So I pretty much sold my motherboard (MSI H61M-p31 g3) for a better one because it lacked a lot of features. I sold it for 80 dollars with a cpu and ram, though I already have a spare i7 3770 but I’m planning on buying 16gb DDR3 ram. While on eBay I saw this motherboard (Asus...
  10. Muhammad Jahid

    [SOLVED] Does pcie 3.0 x2 m.2 nvme ssd support in pcie 3.0 x4 slot?

    If I put a pcie 3.0 x2 m.2 nvme ssd in pcie 3.0 x4 slot, then will it support? If yes,then whats the difference between speed?
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    Question I broke pcie slot motherboard

    Hey guys so i.broke the pcie slot when.i.unplug the gpu by acciedent , the slot is just.came out from motherboard , the question is , i have a dual gpu slot , is it safe if i put the gpu.on the other slot? Thanks
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    [SOLVED] What is a “1/2 Mini” slot good for?

    After opening the back cover of my laptop, I found an empty slot with “1/2 Mini” written on the background. An image is here: . Its size is roughly a half of an mSATA slot. What is such...
  13. Rupert_Aqua

    [SOLVED] Faulty ram socket

    Ok so i just tested both of my ram sticks in each slot and i appear to have a faulty ram socket in slot 1. I put both ram sticks into slot 2 individually and it booted fine both times. But whenever i put any of the sticks in slot 1 my pc does not boot. Is there any possible solutions to this...
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    [SOLVED] Dark rock 4 and ram sticks aesthetics

    Hey so a couple days ago my AIO died and i decided to for once rely on air coolers to cool my 9700k since either way my AIO that had died didnt cut it for this cpu , Regardless ive heard air coolers are definitely a competition these days and for the fraction of the price. f course i went ahead...
  15. m.augs

    [SOLVED] Can I change HDD slot?

    Hi, I know it might be a stupid question but I was planning on buying a new GPU but its lenght is 30 cm and I could fit it in my case if it wasn't for the HDD, so my question is can I put it in one of those empty slots so I can fit the GPU? WIll it affect something?This is the inside of my case...
  16. [SOLVED] How easy is it to mess up the PCIE x16 Graphics card slot? How easy is it to mess up a mobo period?

    I have an MSI X470 Gaming Plus Mobo and I upgraded my gfx card the other day. When I was taking out the old one (a GTX 1060), I forgot to unlatch the slot lock switch thing, and I was pulling it out with it stuck in only the far right side, and the rest of it came out with ease. I didn't pull at...
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    Question Asus laptop internal graphics slot

    I would like to know which slot is this. This is a GeForce GT 555M graphic card pulled from the laptop Asus N55SF (a laptop from 2011). Some Asus models around this time used this slot. Anyone knows if its a sort of PCI Express?
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    Question P8Z68-V Pro - Fan/Heatsink that doesn't overhang memory slot?

    I currently have the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus. Needed to do some upgrading on this system, so I purchased two 8GB sticks of memory to add to the existing two 4GB sticks to make 24GB. I go to install the memory today and discover that the heatsink on this unit overhangs the slot and I cannot...
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    Question RAM B2 Slot broken/not working

    Hello gaymers, I've been experiencing several weird issues with my RAM. When I only have one RAM stick in at a time (in the A2 slot) it works fine- it successfully overclocks to 3000MHz and windows recognises that it is installed. However as soon as I put another stick of RAM in (in the B2...
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    [SOLVED] What is the best slots for 24GB RAM 8-8-8 ?

    Hello guys, im using motherboard GigaBite X570 Aorus elite && Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 8x2(16GB) - 3600Mhz And i installed it on slots : •-8-•-8 and everything is fine, And now i bought one more 8GB, should i install it : 8-8-•-8 or •-8-8-8 ?
  21. uzi314

    Question PCIe x1 slot to two PCIe x16 slots, any help?

    Hey guys! I need to know that can I use any extender/riser card in my PCIe x1 slot for adding two more PCIe x16 slots? The reason is that my motherboard is micro ATX so lack of enough slots thus I wanna add more slots but I won't be putting video cards in these two PCIe x16 slots but 4-Port...
  22. onedos

    Question Bad ram slot?

    Hello everyone, I just got my 2nd x570 phantom itx from Newegg after returning the original one due to the m.2 slot not working. I tried both my ram sticks on the slot closest to the cpu and the pc does post. But when I have a stick on the other slot I get no post and high fans. The rgb light...
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    Question Blue screens - checking RAM - Windows Memory Diagnostics indicated failures in some MB slots

    I have 2 sticks (bought together) and 4 slots: RAM - 2 sticks of XPG DT60 (8GB), MB: MSI X570-A Pro Dual channel fails the test. I tested each stick with each slot and found: Both sticks fail at slot B2. One stick fails at slot A1. That means I can't run dual channel... Does these failures...
  24. G

    [SOLVED] GPU stuck in motherboard

    View: I was swapping out my GPUs as normal but the bottom one came out at an angle and is now stuck on the lock part of the PCI slot. I tried reseating it but it won't budge. Afraid that if I apply more force I will break something. What should I do?!
  25. uzi314

    [SOLVED] 4 cables from different routers of 4 Networks in one PC?

    Hello guys: I wanna use 4 Networks from different ISPs but I have only one ethernet port in my pc and the mobo also doesn't have extra PCIe slots for connecting 4 Port Ethernet PCIe Card/adapter so can I use something like LAN Port Splitter but will I also get more adapters in Change Adapter...
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    Question flexible PCIE1x riser?

    My RTX 2080ti is occupying 3 PCIE slots, and I need access to at least 1 of those. USB based riser pieces are in the way. Is there a flexible ribbon or narrow PCIE solution available that could fit?
  27. brokenwingsgre

    Question Can i fit my GPU to the motherboard?

    Hey guys, I have an asus p8h61-m le motherboard and i want to upgrade my gpu with a Sapphire Radeon RX 570 Nitro+ 4GB. The problem is the pci slot with the ram slot have a really short space between them and im worried if the gpu wont fit in that pci slot cause the ram slot will block it. Any...
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    Question What is the latency of RAM (DIMM) and PCIe?

    What I want to know is approximately the amount of latency induced by PCIe and by RAM? I want the latency from the CPU to the DIMM slot and to the PCIe slot (so no round-trip latency).
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    [SOLVED] Can you use a Raspberry Pi CM3 in a regular SODIMM slot and create a cluster?

    If I had a laptop with more than 1 SODIMM slots, and I took 1 of the SODIMM RAM sticks out and replaced the DDR2 slot with a Raspberry Pi CM3 (,38504.html) (so no compatibility problems there), could I create a cluster with...
  30. D

    Question 4gb memory not working on 2nd slot

    I have a Gigabyte mb. GA-B75M-HD3. It has 2 memory slots. I have 3 ram modules. 2x4gb (both same specs)and 1x2gb. The problem is pc doesn't boot when a 4gb ram is installed in slot 2. Like this: Slot 1: 4gb Module A - Slot 2: Empty - Works. Slot 1: 4gb Module B - Slot 2: Empty - Works. Slot 1...
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    Question I just bought 2 more DDR4-4500Mhz of the same model but it wont go past 2133Mhz (Neither XMP or overclocking works)

    Here are my old system specs: 9900k 2 x 8gb Corsair LPX 4500Mhz "CMK16GX4M2F4500C19" running stable at 4400Mhz RTX 2080 8gb Founders Edition Samsung 970 Pro 1TB MSI Gaming Edge AC Micro ATX motherboard EVGA Supernova 650 G2 I recently bought 2 more memory ram sticks of the same model...
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    Question Installed Ubuntu on second SSD to dual boot with Windows, and now I can't boot from Windows SSD

    So today I installed a new SSD into my PC with the intent to install ubuntu on it to run alongside Windows 10 on my other drive. So I unplugged all drives except the new one just so I wouldn't accidentally delete something. Then I installed Ubuntu from a USB onto my new SSD. Everything worked...
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    Should I upgrade?

    Hi all, I'm looking to upgrade my PC motherboard & CPU for gaming over the next month but am very new at dealing with this aspect of PCs as an amateur. I also do not know how to overclock if that means anything. My current build is mostly from 2012 except for a new GPU, SSD & HDD. I'm...
  34. J

    Something uses my GPU

    Hello, at times I notice my gpu increasing it's temperature and usage goes to 100%. When I go to task manager it suddenly drops temp and usage goes back to normal. What is the problem?
  35. R

    Used Net user administrator now windows asking for password

    Hi i used command net user administrator /active:yes and forgot to set the password.Now i rebooted my laptop and my win 10 is asking for a password.I have entered my outlook password and also tried old password that i had but it doesnt work.i dont have any bootable disc please help me i cant get...
  36. T

    Not seeing all the computers on our network all of a sudden

    Hello, Up until the last couple of weeks we were able to see all the computers on our work network. And now we have gone from 16 to 10 and I can't seem to get them to come back up. I can ping all the computers, I have checked to make sure that they are all on the same network. I have checked...
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    Processors per Core? AMD FX6300 in Gigabyte GA970 Gaming motherboard

    Processors per Core? AMD FX6300 in Gigabyte GA970 Gaming motherboard. Yes I am late getting one, some might say what is the point with rizen on the horisen - But I got a AMD FX-6300 and a Gigabyte GA-970 Gaming motherboard. In the bios settings, it has the option to set the number of logical...
  38. Shaun98

    Whats the Difference between these 2 cards? (GTX 1060)

    Hi Im buying my new GPU Now and need a cheapish but reiable Card. I have found 2 that i like the look of but not sure what the differences are and what one to go for. Link for first GPU -
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    CPU and GPU overclocking help.

    I have a i7 6700k and I was thinking 4.4ghz @ 1.25v I have a corsair H55 liquid cooler with ultra quiet fans and I have a gtx 1070 how do I overclock it and what clock speed and voltage should i do its a zotac card and has 3 fans on it if that helps you. Sorry I'm quite new to this stuff and I...
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    Laptop has become too slow after installation of windows 7 home basic

    Laptop has become too slow after installation of genuine version of windows 7 home basic . what may be the issue