Socket

Forum discussion tagged with Socket.
  1. Cikell6969

    Question Which CPUs will work with my motherboard ?

    Hi there! Im thinking of upgrading my CPU to a better one but the problem is that im not the best with computers and doesnt know a single thing about this stuff.. Would appreciate a answer so i doesnt spend my money on stuff that doesnt work. This is the CPU ive been looking at, does it even fit...
  2. H

    Question CPU socket pin broken off, fixable?

    Bought this asrock h110 btc pro off of someone, apparently a pin has broken off... Fixable or should I just take the L and get another board? Image
  3. [SOLVED] Intel mainstream socket lever position

    Hi, just wanted to ask a quick question regarding the position of the lever on Intel mainstream sockets (LGA115x/1200) when the CPU is installed. I didn't find anything when searching about this. I'm wondering about the horizontal position of the lever, how far from/towards the socket it should...
  4. eidan99

    Question Pc only turns on with CPU removed from SOCKET

    I switched from a RYZEN 5 3600 to a RYZEN 7 6800x everything went good but the temps were to high i removed the cooler (a noctuna like,double fan) put more thermal paste,pot everything together the pc wont turn on nothing,dead the pins arent bend i tryed everything,battery reset,different...
  5. kook

    [SOLVED] What are each of these sockets?

    What are the technical names of each of these 4 sockets on this old computer from like 1990? View: https://i.imgur.com/MHi0NKb.jpg View: https://i.imgur.com/iaFxNSE.jpg I suppose the first one is VGA for a monitor, the second is for a printer and the other two are for monitors too but what...
  6. kook

    [SOLVED] Computer awakes from suspend when turning on lamp

    If I suspend my computer and then for example plug in my mobile charging cable in a different socket, the computer awakes from the suspension and turns on. I think it also happens when a lamp is turned on. So it happens when theres power activity somewhere. Is this normal?
  7. A

    Question Second RAM socket STOPPED working

    Hello, I have a motherboard foxconn h61mxt1/f2/-s/-v . running on an intel core i3-2100 @ 3100 MHz. This board has 2 RAM sockets and it fits with DDR3. The computer came in with 2 RAM sticks, Transcend, 2gb each, 1333 MHz. At some point (years ago) one of the two got damaged so I replaced it...
  8. [SOLVED] Can't plug in power cable

    I tried to plug it in but it just doesn't go in fully. I can only get it a little bit inside but the cable always hangs out a bit. I've tried it with force but I don't want to do it too hard or else it might break. What should I do? Do I need to do something else first to get it in?
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    Question Is it worth to upgrade to ryzen or buy latest cpu with 1151 socket

    Hello there , I want to upgrade my current system : -Intel i5 6600k -Asus z170-a -2x8GB Kingston 2666 MHz -gtx 970 -evga 750 W platinum -1 ssd nvme m2 256 GB -3 HDD So I would like to change the processor , the ssd just to buy with more capacity and eventually the GPU . So my question is should...
  10. zentenon

    [SOLVED] intel i9-9000 non k, in h310m

    hello my question is if i can put an intel i9-9000 non k into my Gigabyte h310 m ds2 2.0. the socket or the mobo are going to overheat or no?
  11. S

    [SOLVED] Are there motherboards compatible with both Intel and Ryzen?

    A couple of my friends were trying to convince me that their motherboards were compatible with both AMD and Intel cpus via a modular component for the socket. I have never heard of such a thing so I wanted to confirm if this is true. Thanks for any help!
  12. A

    [SOLVED] Upgrading hardware

    Hello, I currently have 1060 6gb with ryzen 5 2600, 16 ram and good ssd storage. My motherboard is ASrock B450M pro4 that i believe has AMD AM4 socket. My PSU is 550w Corsair. I kinda want an upgrade. I was thinking to buy rtx 3070 if possible and a ryzen 5 3600 to pair with it. Here are my...
  13. Ash_GameKiller?

    Question Bent CPU pin? System Hard Freeze!

    I've Intel Core 2 Duo 3.14Ghz CPU on LGA 775. My PC hard freeze sometimes. On freeze, the system becomes unresponsive, whatever was on screen is frozen, and I hear a horrendous screeching noise. The sound is an awful jumble of high pitched noises. It's loud and quite annoying. It continues...
  14. Gaurav Gaharwar

    [SOLVED] Click noise when pulling up the lever on MSI B550 am4 socket.

    Hi everyone, I have recently purchased MSI B550M Mortar WiFi with Ryzen 3300x processor. I have no issue or no click sound when i put the processor on socket and push the lever down but when i pull the lever all the way up, socket makes a click sound. that noise processor . Is it normal or i...
  15. Hellfire_helix

    Question Can Bent CPU Pins prevent the Power Supply from turning on?

    So when I was installing my CPU (Athlon 200GE) into the AM4 socket of my Mobo ( Msi A320M VD/s Pro v2) I had few of the pins accidentally bent but I made sure that none of them broke and got stuck inside the socket. Now I am having a weird problem. WHEN I TRY TO POWER MY PC WITHOUT THE...
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    [SOLVED] How do I figure out the specifications of my laptops cpu?

    I can't seem to find out what socket it is and how many MHZ it runs at. How do I find this out? I've got a Toshiba Satelite c655 running windows 7 ultimate.
  17. T

    [SOLVED] Can i Change motherboard in Dell t3400?

    hi! i have a Dell precision T3400 with Core 2 Duo processor. i want to change this processor with core i7 3rd gen, Can i change it's motherboard with LGA1155? If i can change then which One. ATX or Micro ATX????
  18. D

    Question Is it possible to fix my mobo's broken CPU socket pins?

    i damaged it by not knowing how to put back the cpu cover. Here are the images. View: https://imgur.com/a/J02zoPp
  19. C

    Question Looking for Ultimate rendering computer 4 cpu (10k budget) maybe quad raytracing gpus too

    So I need a cpu beast of an computer for work, I have multiple clients and i need to be able to make changes in animations photo realistic shots. And rerender them for the client like I have a 9900k/gtx 1080 but images takes about 4hrs for one photo so imagine 1000 frame video( i lower res now...
  20. electro_neanderthal

    [SOLVED] Is Socket 771 System Still A Capable Modded Minecraft Server

    Essentially, there's an ad for a $10 server; has everything but the ram and second CPU. Even if I have to buy them myself, that's $30ish more. RAM I can get for dirt cheap. I also want to set up a small test database for homework and stuff as well. Is it worth even bothering with this?
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    Question AM3+ was put in AM3 without breaking a pin, will the CPU still work in AM3+ slot?

    I placed AM3+ CPU inside AM3 socket (no pin was broken!), and powered the PC (which didn't boot). Will the CPU still work in a AM3+ socket (on another motherboard)?
  22. N

    [SOLVED] Buying an old motherboard

    My mobo (msi b250m pro-vd) decided to stop working almost 2 weeks ago and since then I've learnt I can't just buy any mobo. I have an Intel i5-7400 so most mobo's are incompatible (according to the guy at memory express) but I've looked at mobo's that support 8th and 9th gen intel's, but they...
  23. T

    Question 3rd gen instead of 2nd gen cpu

    i have 2nd gen pentium g620 cpu and i want to upgrade to i5 3570 3rd gen cpu, they have same sockets(lga 1155) and my motherboard supports 2nd gen. is it possilbe? if not, i would be happy is you recomennd me a cpu for low end gaming. note: i dont want to change my...
  24. E

    Question Broken AM3+ Socket?

    Was removing heatsink and pulled out cpu along with it without the lever from AM3+ socket being released, presumably happned because the cpu was welded to the heatsink with thermal paste. Will that have damaged the cpu socket and/or the cpu as the board doesn't seem to be posting when new cpu...
  25. R

    Question Different internet speed depending on which socket i put my ethernet cable in?

    I should be getting about 60mbs, however i only get about 30mbs with my ethernet cable. And if i put my ethernet cable in a different socket in my room it goes to 2mbps ?? Why is this?
  26. C

    Question i5-650 CPU installed on 1155 motherboard then attempted boot

    Hi, I know bad things will happen here but since my cousin will do it so it's fine. His plan is to install the i5-650(1156 scoket) on a Motherboard that supports 1155. What could possibly happen when he attempts it to boot?
  27. XFatalX

    Question Cpu Socket Spark

    I had my motherboard powered on with no cpu in socket but when it powered on I saw a spark in the socket as if 2 barbs were touching. How bad can this be?? Will I need a new motherboard? It all still powers on and everything seems to work i have yet to get my new cpu to test it out😔. Hope it...
  28. C

    Question i5 3470s fit on this motherboard

    I have a motherboard asus P8H61-M LX3 PLUS R2.0 (LGA1155) does the i5-3470s fit? I already have i3-3220 and will buy i5-3470s in a few days
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    Question PC still working with broken pin

    I accidentally broke a pin when trying to clean the socket. But after assembling the pc , it works and i even did a cinebench test and its even above average for a i7 2600k. Should i be worried?
  30. R

    Question PC not booting up after swapping CPU cooler

    Hi! So I bought a noctua NH-D15 to replace my stock ryzen wraight cooler, when I was taking the wraight cooler off the cpu came out with it, and i noticed that maybe 2-3 pins were bent, i straightened them with a tiny screwdriver and the cpu was able to fit back into the socket, secured it into...
  31. J

    [SOLVED] Can any processor use any type of RAM as long as the motherboard supports it?

    Can any processor use any type of RAM (DDR, DDR2, DDR3, DDR4, DDR5) as long as the motherboard has the correct socket for the type of RAM? Or is it dependent on the memory controller in the CPU?
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    Question Bent socket pins lga 1155

    So, recently I had this thread going on and this exact problem. https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/what-is-causing-the-problem.3466729/?view=date and further on guy at the repairing service told me thst my cpu socket pins are bent. Couls thst be true, well they are bent but only in slight...
  33. A

    Question CPU PINS CAUSE NO VIDEO SIGNAL?!

    Yikes! I bent some pins in the CPU socket, and I put a used core (i7-3770) in the LGA 1155 Socket, Dell Optiplex 790. There was no video output, but the signal was fine. I put in the old core, and there was still no video. I will supply some pictures below. Image 1 Image 2 Could it really be...
  34. L

    [SOLVED] Fan LED only lights up when cpu underload

    i have two red LED 120mm fans as exhaust at the top of my case, the one on the right stays brightly lit up all the time no problem, for some reason the one on the left only lights up when cpu is under load? it isn't a PWM fan it is just a cheap Game max one i got from ebay. i am using a splitter...
  35. Koreanpanda

    Question i changed my PSU and computer is not turning on

    Hi so i change my PSU to RM 850 x corsair to EVGA 750 bq and i put the cords in correct ways and it is not powering i can see my graphic cards and my cooler is on. my old EVGA had 4 pin on the CPU and i did the same way and it dont work and i tryed to put 8 pin and still not working any thoughts?
  36. P

    [SOLVED] PC suddenly no display? Fans spinning etc

    I've been in the PC Community for quite a while but this issue I can't seem to solve. Basically, my PC turns on, fans spinning etc but there's no display. My PC was running fine a few hours ago, came back and it wasn't working. I've tried CMOS resetting Reseating my ram Checked for any loose...
  37. M

    [SOLVED] Problem with my PC (desktop) won't Start at all

    Hi Guys im a new i don't know the rols here how its work , but i posted my threads in CPUs My problem is i was using my computer ( desktop ) from 12h - 14h playing videogame , after that i stopped until 17h i started watching only films *no hard usage for CPU or GPU or nothing * heating is...
  38. C

    Question FPS DROPS IN CSGO

    This is my pc information: Core: Intel i5-4670 GPU: Zotac 1050ti 4gb Ram: HyperX 8GB PSU: 500W Motherboard: Gigabyte H81M-S With this PC on CSGO: I have set almost everything in csgo as "low" and I get 220 - 240 fps. But suddenly the fps drops to 20-30 and thats a huge amount of lag experienced...
  39. Reyth5785

    Question HP Pavillion does not boot up

    Okay so I used my laptop last night and it wad all good, i shut it down the normal way. Now in the morning when I start it up, the screen lights up but the HP logo doesn't pop up. It just stays there doing nothing at all, the fans spin, the wif led and caps lock led turns on when pressed. I...
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    Question Gpu thermal pad and capacitor replacements

    I am going to replace the thermal pads for RX570 NITRO and the large capacitors, ex mining card, all looks good except all large black caps look as if got slight curve to their tops. i guessing this model should not have any curvature? i have done caps that looked worse on motherboards with...