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Forum discussion tagged with system.
  1. Aggressive Bunny

    Question Getting random Watchdog Violation BSOD while gaming in Windows 10 ?

    Few days ago (16days ) while i was gaming (specifically opened Destiny 2 game) the Pc freezes and i get BSOD showing watchdog Violation! after that i ran Scandisk got no error and since then it never happened again, until today, i was again structed with the same error massage and BSOD, not once...
  2. Mustafa alsultan

    Question very weird problem

    Hello everyone i hope all of you are doing well I have a weird problem in my MSI Leopard GP66 gaming laptop The problem is suddenly my laptop starts to act weird. I run a game and i get like very low fps and when i check GPU usage it says 97-100% I tried different methods to try and solve it...
  3. O

    Question Can just visiting a website cause a virus or malware on your system?

    I visited a website called processchecker.com earlier which seemed a bit dodge to me, I didn't download anything but I am a bit of a noob and am worrying whether just by visiting a website it can cause a virus or malware on your system? Thanks! I have Chrome up to date and have anti-virus installed.
  4. ncr123

    Question Windows restarting my GPU driver while playing games

    Hello, I recently built a PC and everything booted up and ran correctly, but I've been running into some issues playing games. I will post the PC specifications at the bottom. Whenever I am playing a game, the games will crash periodically anywhere from 5 minutes in, to a few hours in. With...
  5. O

    Question PC turns on but there's no display, and keyboard and mouse don't work ?

    Hello, I need help. bascially my pc just powered off one day / with no display randomly while using it. I tried turning it on again but nothing worked i removed the reset switch on the motherboard then it worked for a day or so but now I see no display, no power to my keyboard or mouse BUT the...
  6. J

    Question GPU Drivers Crash Entire System Instantly. Multiple GPU's Tested

    Hello, I'm hoping for some advice. As the title suggests, I have a strange issue with my system. Last week while playing a game, my computer randomly crashed. Over the weekend it progressively got worse to the point where it would crash anytime the drivers for the GPU got updated. Thinking it...
  7. O

    Windows 11 choose an option on boot?

    I was wondering whether anyone else has experienced this problem and has any advice on what to do, (if anything). I’ve had my PC for four months now or so and everything works well overall, but tonight for the 2nd time since owning when I booted the PC it went to the ‘choose an option’ page...
  8. K

    Question RAM upgrade issues on Asus Desktop PC ?

    PC Model: Asus Rog Strix GL12CX Motherboard: 60PD02P0-MB0B04 Old RAM: Samsung 8gb x 2 2667mhz New RAM: Crucial 16gb x2 3200mhz I previously ordered ram for this PC a month ago, but it would only run at 2133mhz, and games ran pretty badly compared to my old ram (I upgraded from 16gb to 32gb) So...
  9. X

    Question Is it worth upgrading my system to a 13th gen Intel CPU or should I wait until 14th gen comes out ?

    Hi! I am thinking about upgrading my current system to a 13th gen CPU (And with that, my graphics card) but I realized that the 13th gen will be the last gen supporting the socket LGA1700, making me doubt in buying a whole new motherboard with no ability to upgrade later down the line without...
  10. ToxicThing

    Question My PC died and can’t find the solution

    My PC stopped working in the morning. Day before my PC died, I have used it normally, everything worked fine. Then next day, in the morning, my PC did not want to turn on. Like there was no power in it at all. First I thought my PSU died. I changed my PSU for the new one, but nothing. Pitch...
  11. Jaisiero

    Question Mag X670E Tomahawk WiFi DRAM light on

    My MSI Mag X670E Tomahawk WiFi is sometimes showing a yellow DRAM light. Of course, I can not continue setting my PC up with this issue because sometimes I don't even have a graphic signal to my monitor when I reboot the system. I have two DRAM5 modules. I tried a single module separately in...
  12. C

    Question PC appears functional but won't display anything

    Hello! New here. Just built my first PC for my kid—all brand new parts. Everything rans smoothly; he didn't have any issues for over an hour. I asked if he tried ARK: Survival Evolved yet, so he boots it up, plays for a minute and the computer crashes. Whenever I turn on the PC, the CPU, PSU...
  13. N

    Question Desktop PC requiring heat to boot up ?

    Specs : Motherboard : Asus Ex A320M Gaming CPU : Ryzen 5 3500 PSU : Circle CG Raw Power 550W 80Plus White GPU : Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti RAM : Corsair Vengence 2*8GB Previous thread : https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/three-year-old-system-acting-weird.3812286/ If a mod sees this post kindly...
  14. Metalwell

    Build Advice Upgrading my 2016 build ?

    Hey everyone, I would like to upgrade my system from 2016 in the following months, towards the end of this year to be precise. I would love if I dont have to change a lot of hardware to save some costs. I will game on this machine and I do sound processing in Ableton from time to time,nothing...
  15. WillWallB

    Build Advice New System Build Help

    Long time user, lost old profile... But could use some help. I remember the prebuilt system lists that have this the best place for computer information, and I also adored the best GPU in each price range articles. Please help me with suggestions for anything that you think can help my...
  16. D

    [SOLVED] PC turns on and off immediately

    Hey, I've built a new pc with mostly new components. The only old ones are the ssd from the last system. The motherboards shows light, but after I press the power button the fans will spin for 2 seconds and stop. I checked all the power cables, plug out and in the RAM, CPU and GPU. I am...
  17. Adamos7298

    Question System not able to post, tried everything that came to my mind

    Edit: Problem fixed, it was a faulty/broken 24pin cable, never seen that to be wrong... Fresh new build, I'm not certainly new to building. Specs: MSI PRO Z790-A WIFI i7-13700KF Kingston Fury 32GB 6000MHz kit ( KF560C36BBEK2 - 32 ) MSi Ventus 3x 4070 AORUS modular psu AP750GM 2TB M.2 from...
  18. jscrews08

    Question My Keyboard is working fine all but the X key.

    Does anyone have an idea of why when I press the mentioned key above that it sends: \ - enter all at the same time. It's very annoying... it's acting more like a function key of somesort or keybind. I've checked the driver/firmware all seems to be up to date. Keyboard is a Logitech G213...
  19. N

    Question System crashes - what to troubleshoot next

    Recently my pc has been crashing where my monitors both turn off, i still hear audio, then after a few seconds all the rgb in my case turns off other than my ram, and then the ram and fans act like they're working until I hold the power button. Happens normally when in a game or something...
  20. Bxzza

    Question Unable To Boot

    Hello! so essentially i’ve been unable to boot at all for the past couple days or so, i’ve had this issue in the past and resolved it by getting a new ram kit but there was nothing wrong with either kit as they are both QVL certified and both full memtest86 ram on them, but here i am again I’ve...
  21. L

    Question I can't start installation on a new PC

    Hello, I'm experiencing rather unusual issue where my new PC cannot proceed with the installation of an OS. After I finished building PC, first configuration loaded correctly and BIOS works properly. I've created Windows 10 installation on a USB drive, but every time I tried to open it, it froze...
  22. aaronwolfy

    Question Unidentified issue with system ?

    So my pc has been having some werid issues that started with a failing m.2 ssd which has been replaced but while that fixed alot of issues have still been having problems, after many installs of windows 10 still been having issues and lots of blue screens even during windows just downloading...
  23. N

    Question PC restarts randomly

    So my PC restarts randomly and I don't even see any BSOD, sometimes it resets on it's own but 90% of the time it freezes with a black screen and then I have to hard reset it manually. I have done all the things, each and every threads solution from reddit and from other threads as well. None of...
  24. J

    Question Peripherals lag and keyboard spamming ?

    Z490 AORUS XTREME Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900KF CPU @ 3.70GHz, 3696 Mhz, 10 Core(s), 20 Logical Processor(s) 1863GB Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB corsair vengeance RBG Pro Ddr4 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti (MSI) AX850 - 850 Watt 80 plus I've been having this problem for a few weeks now and I...
  25. V

    Question Building for a friend

    Hey all, Long time no post! I do really like this site, its forums and community though. Looking at some thoughts on a build I am putting together for my buddy just wanting to update an old build that has a GTX960 in it. He just basically wants awesome gaming at 1080p without showing off...
  26. johnnytg

    Question PC is super slow

    so recently i had re-installed windows on my pc and in doing so i had to reformat my drives from gpt to mbr cause it wouldnt let me install windows on it unless it was mbr but found out that it had to be gpt when windows was installed so i used the built in MBR2GPT.EXE to re format it to gpt and...
  27. Raz_5_

    Question I'm unsure what's going on with my system (or the graphics card for that matter) ?

    Built my system not too long ago: Mobo: Asus Tuf Z790-Plus WiFi CPU: i9-13900k GPU: RX 6950 XT RAM: 32GB x 2 RipJaws 5600 DDR5 PSU: Thermaltake 1200w Monitor: GIGABYTE G27QC A 165, 1440p This thing stutters and lags pretty bad at times. Tired of dealing with this thing, about to give up. Papa...
  28. M

    Question What's the best place to health-check the various parts of my PC? Multiple issues.

    Hey all, I've been having a ton of issues with my rig lately. I was wondering if there was a/some recommended programs I could use to check the health of the various computer parts. My specs: -GPU: EVGA RTX 3080 -CPU: Ryzen 5800x -Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk -RAM: 32GB (16x2) of G.Skill...
  29. J

    Question PC stutters for a second then peripherals stop working

    Z490 AORUS XTREME Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900KF CPU @ 3.70GHz, 3696 Mhz, 10 Core(s), 20 Logical Processor(s) 1863GB Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB corsair vengeance RBG Pro Ddr4 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti (MSI) AX850 - 850 Watt 80 plus Been having this problem for a few weeks now and I have...
  30. ClassV

    Question PC Freezing/crashing on idle, all usb inputs disconnecting

    Having a serious and consistent problem now with my PC On Idle, with no youtube etc... PC can go to sleep and not wake up unless I manual restart. Alternatively, it will just freeze the screen and need a hard reset to be usable again. When gaming, it can disconnect random USB ports and create...
  31. coreybgg

    Question Seemingly random crashes ?

    Hi everyone! I built a new PC about a month ago and have been experiencing some crashes while gaming with this error being thrown: dxgi_error_device_hung I understand that this is related to the GPU hanging and Windows issuing a reset of the GPU driver. Specs: MB: AsRock B650 PG Lightning...
  32. Kannunbawl

    Question Display Glitches And Freezes And Now Doesn't Show Up At All After Troubleshooting

    Before i get into the preamble of what lead up to this, I just want to clarify that for the time being I *just* want help getting my display working again, the rest can come after. Here are the components I'm using, except the case is different. I have a 2-monitor setup and about a week ago I...
  33. ceylonroad

    Question Cannot power on the PC after removing the USB device ?

    I have this situation where after I have logged in to the Windows 10 and I plugged in a USB device and removed it after a few seconds. Then I did hard shut down by pressing the power switch. After the shut down, I press the power switch to turn on the PC but there isn't any power and it seems...
  34. 2prest

    Question Black screen, and no mouse or keyboard ?

    Having an interesting problem with my PC and need some help. My system will turn on, all lights, all fans, and all usb devices EXCEPT the screen remains black and there's no mouse or keyboard. Replaced motherboard battery, tried to reinstall RAM, cleaned system unplugged and replugged...
  35. Y

    Question No apps will open on laptop/system restore failed

    Having an issue right now in which randomly I was using my laptop and I realised Spotify wasn't opening. I had other applications open at this point and they were working fine. I did a restart and then once I did I am unable to open most applications (Steam, Discord, Spotify), they do not even...
  36. S

    Question Computer freezes during specific events.

    I would play a game (specifically Valorant) and after a specific number of rounds passes (2), my game freezes, and all I can do is hold down my power button to shut it down. This also happens sometimes specifically when I go on Amazon Prime Video's site.
  37. woodson75

    Question CAD system build recommendations

    I'm planning on building a PC for someone who uses Archicad (25/26 and plans to use 27 by the end of the year, once released). Recommended GPU specs for Archicad 26 appear to 4GB VRAM DirectX 11, going up to 8 GB VRAM DirectX 11 for higher end stuff. Here's the kicker, where things get a bit...
  38. Claveys

    Question i seem to be getting mini crashes were USB disconnects randomly on PC

    i am getting 2 event son event viewer that seem to be casuing this issue Faulting application name: GCC.exe, version: 23.4.14.1, time stamp: 0xb7bb2978 Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 10.0.22621.1485, time stamp: 0xb7f0154a Exception code: 0xc0000374 Fault offset: 0x000000000010be19...
  39. CHEFY

    Question System artefacts

    Hi all. thanks for willing to help). so question: my friend has this system 600w be quite gold RX 580 red dragon not sure witch but b450 mobo and ryzen 5 3600 before update he had gtx 1050 ti everything was ok, as soon as he update GPU to(rx 580 8gb) system started giving artefacts View...
  40. Sentime_

    Question Obscure boot issue with newly installed PCIe 2x USB 3.1 card ?

    The problem: I purchased a new case, it has front panel usb-c and connects to the MB internally using usb type-e which my MB did not have. I purchased a PCIE usb 3.1 expansion card so that I could use the front panel usb-c, now I'm having strange boot problems. With both monitors plugged in...