Forum discussion tagged with Socket.
  1. 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...
  2. 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?
  4. 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...
  5. 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?
  6. L

    Question Bent socket pins lga 1155

    So, recently I had this thread going on and this exact problem. 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...
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    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...
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    Question 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...
  9. 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?
  10. P

    Question 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
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    Question MacBook Pro 11,4 : Boot Camp CPU not over 1.69GHz

    After i remove macbook battery and install windows 10, Monitoring task manager cpu speed not over 1.69GHz(max2.20GHz) Power option : Processor power management Min = 100 Max = 100 Sorry for my English.
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    Question 56 PassMark Mem Latency Test Score: Corsair Vengence LPX 32gb (4x8) 3000 CMK32GX4M4C3000C15R

    I'm using a threadripper 1920x on an x399 taichi board, in all these tests the ram was at 3000mhz. In PassMark these sticks score well 98/99 percentile in some scores, good in others (lowest is 64th percentile), and horrid in the mem latency test, 4th percentile in distributed mem mode, 25th...
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    Question How can I use my Scarlett 2i4 to send audio to stream laptop?

    I know you can use a interface to stream with a dual pc setup. But how would I go about that with an interface?
  18. V

    [SOLVED] Which type of SSD?

    Some time this summer, after the release of Zen2, I plan on building a system primarily for Adobe Lightroom and some occasional gaming. The plan for CPU is either the Ryzen 3700X or Intel 9700K...which ever provides the best performance. In either case I will be using a 500GB NVMe drive for W10...
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    Question Possible HyperX RAM issue with AMD/X470-F mobo rig

    Hello everyone! I've been following threads and reading guides on Tom's for some time now, but this is the first thread I post. I finished building my PC about 4 days ago - I followed all the online tutorials I could and went through all the installation guides to make sure I did it right. The...
  20. A

    Question My GPU is over heating

    So im having a problem with my RTX 2060 when it gets to hot (87c) the GPU fan makes this weird buzzing noise so i decided to get a few new case fans thinking that should fix the issue. well sure enough it did nothing my GPU still gets up to the mid to high 80's even after one game of PUBG after...