Forum discussion tagged with Systems.
  1. A

    [SOLVED] My PC recently began crashing during titles but I can't figure out why ?

    I built my pc in July of last year, and until now everything has been running fine but for about three weeks now I have been experiencing crashing issues. While this is usually in a game this has not always been the case, because out of the game it will sometimes reboot randomly. When it...
  2. Mustafa alsultan

    Question 100% GPU usage with low FPS ?

    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. omar80747326

    Question Transition to 3nm and beyond ?

    Since FinFET'll be dead soon, & (GAAFET) is coming, so: What does it offer for future generations of electronics: CPUs, GPUs, storage, RAM, SoCs, etc... in terms of TDP, heat, efficiency & performance, etc...? How did GAAFET solve FinFET issues and its potential problems accompanying it as...
  4. TisS

    Question Custom PC Turning On But Doesn’t Display

    I just finished building my first custom PC and have been having troubles. When I first started using it it would occasionally black screen after extended use and this slowly became more common. However, now I can’t get a display at all when the system starts. All the fans spin up, lights turn...
  5. folksrust

    Question Wait Until Black Friday/Cyber Monday or just buy second hand?

    Hi, I just bought an i5-12600k and I’m needing to buy a graphics card, I was wondering if it’s best to wait till Black Friday or cyber Monday to buy or if I should just go ahead n go for one on eBay? Not sure what discounts I should be expecting to get on cyber Monday or Black Friday
  6. folksrust

    Question I think my PC is underperforming - - - upgrade advice and help ?

    Hi, I feel like my PC may be underperforming, maybe the motherboard isnt strong enough as it is (PRIME B365M-K), my ram is 16gb DDR4 3200mhz, RTX2060, i7 8700. I was thinking of upgrading my CPU to the i5 12700KF but unsure if my mobo is compatible with that and I am not wanting to spend A LOT...
  7. E

    [SOLVED] Can't access BIOS after HDD format ?

    Hey, I've been trying to clean install windows 10 on my aunt's old office PC (HP Compaq dc7800). I've wiped the HDD clean and continued the installation process. But it got stuck on 67% so I figured my installation medium got corrupt...
  8. M

    Question GPU giving no signal to monitor ?

    I just bought a new motherboard, cpu, and ram to upgrade my computer. I have built many pcs in the past and plugged everything into the correct place but the monitor is saying no signal. I have Motherboard: ASUS PRIME H510M-E GPU: MSI 1660ti CPU: intel i5-10600k Ram: Corsair vengeance ddr4 8gb X...
  9. Tommy 1651

    Question Windows 11 Error Code!!!!

    Hello guys, I have just installed windows 11 on samsung ssd 256gb of my HP laptop the ssd works fine but after few days I was encountering with a blue screen recovery tool EFI win32 error code: 0x000000e when I was installing windows 11 I used legacy bios but in OS boot manager my ssd isn't...
  10. M

    Question Mouse lag on start up

    Hello! So I've got a problem where when I sign into the computer as in sign into windows my mouse has this weird stutter lag which happens I'd say about 95% of the time when signing in. I've tried swapping my GPU and RAM but same issue occurs, all drivers are up to date. not really sure what...
  11. S

    [SOLVED] 12900k video editing build

    I'm building a new system for video editing in Premiere Pro and After Effects. So far im looking at: CPU: 12900k Motherboard: z690 aorus pro / aorus ultra / aourus master / asus hero, MSI MPG Z690 Carbon? RAM: DDR5 64 GB, 4000-4800 mhz PSU: 750 - 850W GPU: 3060 ti / 3070 / 3080 Storage: 2x...
  12. M

    [SOLVED] Comparison Question for Wife's Birthday

    Hi everyone, Below is two towers that I'm looking at buying for my wife. They're a bit higher performance than what she needs (e.g., internet/social media surfing, Sims games), but figured I'd ask to see if anyone knows of any glaring problems with either one of these systems, before I choose...
  13. TheUltraMarine

    [SOLVED] Friends Asus MOBO now sounds a beep code after installing new components.

    A friend of mine in the UK is now getting a beep code from his ASUS PRIME A320M-K motherboard after installing a new Gigabyte GTX 1660 and a ARESGAME 650w power supply. He first installed the PSU and booted up the system with no problems whatsoever, it wasn't until he installed the 1660 into the...
  14. WolfHeathen

    Question No VGA signal

    Hello! I've been using and building computers for almost 20 years as a hobby and this is the first time I've run into a problem that I don't know how to fix. Here's my issue: First off, my computer worked fine for about to months without any issues. Then, after a reboot, it stopped feeding a...
  15. GarboZarbo

    Question CPU or motherboard issue ?

    I have been using this computer with this configuration for years now and it's been a beast. As time has gone on I started getting random "failed overclock" messages (i'm assuming from using xmp to push my ram.) Out of nowhere I noticed my ram went from 64gb to 32gb, so I checked my bios and...
  16. R

    [SOLVED] New PC advice/build

    Hello I currently have a prebuilt Alienware R7 currently, but it is slowing down, and with all these new games, I want to upgrade. It has been a great pc to me however. I am looking for something with a budget but still good for gaming, maybe around $1000-1300? That price range can be flexed...
  17. B

    [SOLVED] Upgrading from a Pentium G4560... (Intel or AMD?)

    Hello Everyone, I am looking to upgrade most of my system, obviously. I will be keeping the GPU and PSU. (Hopefully RAM too). What do you think I should upgrade to? Stick to Intel or switch over to AMD? Does the RAM need to be upgraded? Here are my current system specs. CPU: Intel Pentium...
  18. NoodlemanD

    Question New pc post issue

    I built my first pc 2 weeks ago and the build was going fine everything plugged in powers on but then, i get no display and no post. I bought a little mobo speaker to find out the beep codes for trouble shooting and didnt get any, i feel like i’ve tried everything, so i hope you guys can help...
  19. N

    [SOLVED] Can i do a fresh Windows 10 Pro install, and STILL keep my files?

    Hello, Can I install a Fresh copy of Windows 10 Pro on my existing Windows 10 Home, and still keep my files the way they are? Programs? Shortcuts?? Thank You, Nick
  20. R

    Question New PC randomly 'turning off' but then wont power back on correctly.

    Recently built a new rig as I'm moving for university. The specs are: MOBO: X570 I Aorus pro wifi CPU: ryzen 5 5600x CPU cooler: Kraken X63 (replaced fans with noctua NF-A14s) RAM: Crucial Ballistix 3600mhz (2x8gb) GPU: GTX 1050 TI (i know its odd but built using old GPU as i want to still use...
  21. K

    Question computer turns on but no display and none of my peripherals work

    my wife was playing games just the day before on her pc but when she went to turn it on yesterday she said it wouldn't work the pc lights up with rgb and the fans run but no post for bios and the display doesnt kick on either. The peripherals like the kb&m doesnt even come on and no audio...
  22. mavie

    [SOLVED] PC won't boot at home and uncle's home but works on shop.

    I have this PC for 6 and a half months now. After I wake up, the PC suddenly stops working. It was working last night and closed it properly. The way my PC behaves is: The motherboard and the GPU lights up as normal when I switch my PSU to on but it doesn't do anything when I clicked the power...
  23. D

    [SOLVED] New Build, would I need a BIOS flash?

    Edit: I originally wanted just wanted to know if I needed a bios flash but then I realized advice for my whole setup could be useful. *I also live in the US So I'm tryna build a pc and I was wondering if a BIOS update would be necessary. Here's my mobo and cpu: Mobo...
  24. Jaiff

    [SOLVED] how do i know my motherboard supports argb?

    Recently I bought Antec Prizm 120 ARGB Case Fan from Amazon It comes with three cables I know only one which I plugged on my motherboard Asus Z170 Pro Gaming. These are the connectors of this fan. I plugged only the PWM header only I don't know what the others go for? But the lights not...
  25. Jaiff

    [SOLVED] Need cooling tips...

    This is my system Conf. Recently I bought Samsung 970 EVO PLUS 1 TB and I am having its temperature issue when I start my system temp is 45° c but after just 3-4 mins it goes more than 60° c. So I bought some silicon thermal pads from amazon but it also not working the temperature not going...
  26. frasbo

    [SOLVED] PC not booting into BIOS and monitors show "No Signal" ?

    Hi all, My computer is relatively new and has been working perfectly until I tried to turn it on today. When I turn on the power, the fans spin and the LEDs light, although both of my monitors are not receiving any signal from the computer. Also, I can tell that the computer has not booted...
  27. U

    [SOLVED] Upgrades to "old" PC

    Approximate Purchase Date: Within two weeks. Budget Range: (1000-1300eur) or (1065-1385dollars) After Shipping System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, surfing internet, movies. Are you buying a monitor: No Do you need to buy OS: No Parts Preferences: No preference. Overclocking...
  28. MEDIC5250

    [SOLVED] BCD boot error

    so my pc 7 year old pentium b950 cpu was running perfectly fine two hours ago i left so javascript running that i did myself i come back to see it boot looping and getting the stopcode of BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO so i pull out automatic repair and get that running no help then the pc gets...
  29. J

    [SOLVED] New pc build

    Hi I am new to building PCs, I have been doing a lot of research. I have come up with a build that I plan to make after I get the parts. I would like confirmation that all my parts will work well and be compatible with each other. I plan to play mainly fortnite. I want to be able to play above...
  30. S

    [SOLVED] Upgrading current pc , need help

    Hello everyone, so this is my current pc : i want to upgrade some parts to make it better until the market prices settle back down to normal levels and i get the latest parts and better ones. I use the pc all day for work , gaming on 1080p 144hz(mainly...
  31. charliep123

    [SOLVED] Why won’t my pc turn on? I need help!!!

    Hello, I just recently received a new motherboard in the mail and after installing it I am getting no power at all to my pc. I recieved this new motherboard after returning my previous one with the thought that it was dead after having the same issue then that I do now. It is not my power supply...
  32. AlexTheFern

    [SOLVED] Is my build good?

    I'm building my first pc and I need some feedback. I'm open to any feedback about what I can change while keeping it at the same price point. btw I added 3 sickleflow, 2 for the top, and 1 at the rear. There are 3 included at the front. Is that a good Idea or should I...
  33. C

    Question Is this a CPU, RAM or Motherboard error?

    Hello all, Recently my pc was having random freezing issues and I changed my CPU, RAM and Motherboard to help fix them but every time i change a part that i think is the issue, another issue comes up. I attached two photos for a test i just ran My OLD pc specs: CPU: Ryzen 5 1600 RAM: Team Dark...
  34. VaultZ

    [SOLVED] New psu or pcie 6 to 2x (6+2) pin

    So i have a saga+ 450p and my friend is letting me borrow his gpu witch needs a 14pin or 6+6+2 but i only have a 6pin my psu uses 450w and 500w max and the gpu needs at least 275w would it work if i get a 6pin to 2x (6+2) pin or would i need a new psu.
  35. C

    [SOLVED] £800 Gaming Build

    Hi all. Looking for ideas for an £800 build for Feb/March time. Will be used for 1080p gaming. Best bang for buck possible please! Thanks.
  36. Tsc123

    [SOLVED] How can I find out what the max voltage I can put my cpu under?

    I want to find the max voltage I can put on my cpu because I am trying to overclock and don’t want to make it too high. my cpu is the 3600xt and the gpu is a 1070ti 550w psu 16gb 2400mhz ram
  37. T

    [SOLVED] No signal all of a sudden.

    So, the system was previously working fine up until a few weeks ago. My little brother was playing siege one night when all of a sudden the pc just dropped signal but he could still hear audio and provide inputs such as siege and discord etc. So far Ive tried; Reseating all Ram slots, Trying...
  38. G

    [SOLVED] Advice on parts I picked out Was wondering if the parts I have chosen are good since its my first build, anything I should change? Trying to keep it under 1500 CAD both the cpu and gpu are sold out at the moment so ill have to wait to snatch them when they get back in stock.
  39. VaultZ

    [SOLVED] CPU Bottlenecking? Xeon 1220 v3 + rx 580 8gb+ 1x8gb ram ddr3 1600mhz

    So I have a Xeon 1220 v3 and a gt 1030 but i'm looking to upgrade my gpu to an rx 580 8gb I want to know will this cause much of a bottleneck with the cpu and will i be able to last with this bottleneck for 2 years or will i need a better cpu before then ?
  40. Syed Huzaifa Ahmed

    [SOLVED] Why my PC Intel Core 2 duo is showing these errors?

    the error or problem is that when I am using PC normally, but after some time it shows anonymous or black lines in front of my monitor and totally get hang and shutoff, the most important thing to be noted is that the fan speed of CPU increases when it get stuck. I searched for this problem and...