Forum discussion tagged with Socket.
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    Question to which socket or could connect this connector

    I had to disassemble the computer when moving and now I collect it in another place. I did not mark where which cable and which connector fits. there is such a cable from the power supply unit: where should it be connected on motherboard Asus H410M-E?
  2. FRMNH

    Question Do these missing CPU socket pins are essential?

    Hello, I create this post because by removing my processor I broke and twisted pins (see photos), on an Asus Z690-A Gaming. I would like to know if there is a chance that it still works or if I have to change the motherboard? Images : Thanks...
  3. vikaskumar2299

    [SOLVED] Has anything technically/physically changed with this kind of monitor power cables over last 10 years?

    I have a 10 years old Samsung SyncMaster 933 monitor. It has this kind of power cable and a monitor input design. Basically it's a 3 pin input. Middle pin is slightly bigger than other two and PSU of monitor is built inside the monitor only: (see Photo below): Photo 1...
  4. vikaskumar2299

    Question 16A power cable plug with Dell S2421HN monitor a deal breaker?

    Hi. I really like the S2421HN in reviews. And planning to buy same. But there's some problem I noticed in reviews on Amazon India (I am from India). Most people complained that it has 16A plug which is physically bigger (see photo), but Indian homes usually have small sockets on wall. Which are...
  5. V

    Question Old laptop NB Chipset upgrade ?

    Hello, I've got an old laptop. It's Toshiba Satellite L450-18P. I managed to upgrade the CPU (It's not BGA) from Intel Pentium Dual Core T4400 @2.20 Ghz w FSB 800MHZ to Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 2.40 Ghz with the same fsb and higher L2 Cache. My mobo chipset is Intel GL40, some other laptop...
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    Question AM4 socket possibly damaged?

    So I was swapping my CPU the other night and even though I used the twist and rock method my cpu came out with my cooler but only on one side. I then decided to just pull it off which in hindsight may have been not the best move. I got it out though and I didn't see any bent pins on the cpu I...
  7. L

    [SOLVED] i want to switch from intel to amd, but im worried i need a new cooler

    My current cooler is some kind of 240mm water cooler AIO, and im unsure which exactly it is. I know its a pretty standard AIO but if needed i would'nt mind checking which exactly it is. Currently im using an i5-8600k with a 1151 socket i believe, and my pc is a pre-built so i dont have any extra...
  8. P

    Question Thermal Paste on CPU pins, Socket,Ram and motherboard.

    Please bare with me it might be little long but I really need your help fellers. Okay so a little accident happened. While re applying thermal paste to my Ryzen 5 3600 I decided to use more paste than usual because the paste itself was about to end and I didnt want to waste it (Rookie mistake I...
  9. L

    [SOLVED] CPU drops into socket but wont go in fully

    so my problem here is that i just bought a new motherboard, asus rog strix b450-f gaming am4 atx and i have a CPU from my uncle thats the ryzen 5 2400g. when i try to put the cpu in the slot, it drops in, but it doesnt go in fully. its like rocking back and forth inside the socket. if i look at...
  10. kook

    [SOLVED] How do I fix my PPU socket?

    As it turns out what I did in to my PPU socket had consequences. The PPU cable always slides out and the computer repeatedly loses power. Every time I adjust the cable, I can hear electric sparks. Is this bad? I can still...
  11. Cikell6969

    [SOLVED] 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...
  12. H

    [SOLVED] 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
  13. unknown_13

    [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...
  14. eidan99

    [SOLVED] 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...
  15. 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: View: 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...
  16. 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?
  17. A

    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. kook

    [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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  20. 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?
  21. 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!
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. A

    [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.
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    [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????
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    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:
  29. 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...
  30. 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)?
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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?
  36. 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?
  37. 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...
  38. 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?
  40. 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...