Forum discussion tagged with troubeshoot.
  1. A

    Question Orange DRAM led blinking and cannot boot

    Today's morning, I was working on coding something, and suddenly my screen messed up, and music I was playing stuck (repeated single noise). It's like I unplugged my RAM when system is running. I tried to restart, Windows logo displayed, when it disappeared ( normally this should be turned to...
  2. A

    Question DRAM led blinking and cannot boot

    Today's morning, I was working on coding something, and suddenly my screen messed up, and music I was playing stuck (repeated single noise). It's like I unplugged my RAM when system is running. I tried to restart, Windows logo displayed, when it disappeared ( normally this should be turned to...
  3. petecorbett06

    Question 11700k & Asus Prime Z590-P XMP Failure

    Hey everyone. So yesterday I decided to upgrade my pc from a B550 Tomahawk and Ryzen 7 3800XT to an 11700k and Asus Prime Z590-P. (Motherboard is free on Microcenter with the CPU purchase). However, once I installed windows again and went back to my BIOS to turn on my XMP to get the full speed...
  4. Y

    Question All fans spin then they all stop, PC doesn't boot ?

    I bought a pre-built on Facebook about 5 months ago and the Pc ran fine. I started having performance drop due to CPU heat issues. So I recently upgraded my CPU Cooler to Corsair H150I and Case to Corsair 4000D When I would push the power button all case fans and RGB light up for half a second...
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    Question PC won’t turn on after cleaning with canister of compressed air ?

    I didn't disconnect anything within the case, only the external cables(mouse, kb, etc). I used compressed air, only took like 3 mins because I stopped when the canister got cold and the blowing of air weakened. The only thing I touched are the fans so they wouldn't overspin. I tried cleaning...
  6. shortontime

    Question Asus TUF 570x Plus Will Not Turn On, Any Suggestions?

    First build so bare with me... My Asus 570x will not turn on, the only thing that happens is the RBG lights on the mobo light up when i switch PSU on. I could really use some help here. No fans spinning no nothing. Parts are as follows: Ryzen 9 5900x ASUS TUG gaming 570x PLus wifi Corsair H150i...
  7. SirJorgonson

    Question Please help, recent upgrade. Never came across this problem. And i cant fix it

    So I just upgraded my pc from an i7 4770k to a ryzen 5 5500, then was so impressed with the actual preformance of the pc. And well I bought a r9 5900x of my friend for a good price. But since initial build the system was slow to post and first boot, then remembering that linus, Jay and Kyle...
  8. S

    [SOLVED] Explorer.exe high idle CPU usage

    Hello everyone, I have been dealing with this problem for months now, and I really hope you guys can help me out! Problem The process "explorer.exe" is using extremely high CPU resources on select threads continuously. Upon starting the computer, I have monitored abnormally high temperature...
  9. Ptocalvo

    Question Date/time not updating after reboot

    Hey! So yesterday I turned on my PC and I noticed the time wasnt set correctly. At first, I thought this was weird, but I just manually changed It back and forgot about It. Today, I turned on my PC again and im having the same problem. Time is still set at 11:24 PM (last time I used my PC)...
  10. r_jackdaw

    Question Minidump check please

    specs https XXXX dump link https: XXXX scenario : chrome goes " aw snap " then blue screen with different error code every now and then both ram slots work since I tried installing the ram on both and it boot up can you guys check my minidump I dont have much knowledge when it comes to...
  11. D

    Question Intermittent hardware fault ?

    Hi There :) I've got an issue with my PC and trying to work through what to test next. I cant replicate the fault every time but it seems to happen when load is put on the machine. I had the machine running idle for 3.5 hours with no issues however it will go dark about 15 minutes into a game...
  12. R

    Question weird issues related to internet

    so iv been using this pc that i built for idk 6 years? had random issues here and there but they all got fixed but the last week iv been having some really weird issues with my internet that i cant seem tyo fix i even wen as far as to reinstall windows clean didnt really help but the weird...
  13. C

    Question Game freezes and RGB lights flicker, then game unfreezes ?

    Hi all, I've been playing some Minecraft and noticed an issue with my PC that I wasn't having before I left for college. While playing whatever is selected freezes (other applications don't, they continue working as normal), my lights in my PC turn off then back on, then whatever was frozen...
  14. JehadKhmaise

    Question Asus TUF B660 Plus Wifi D4 Q-led Question ?

    Hello , I got Asus TUF B660 Plus Wi-Fi D4 motherboard and everything is working good and perfect but the problem is when I boot the system the VGA led on Q-Led is lit on but the Graphics card working great and show me the display with good FPS on games and doing just great. Now every time I...
  15. brandon6522

    Question Computer won't turn on ?

    specs i9-9900kf gigabyte h370m d3h 32gb corsair vengence rtx 3060 silverstone sx650 When I turn it on everything spins up, then after 10 seconds my psu clicks then it turns off and repeats the cycle, only slightly faster (5seconds or so). I have taken it out of the case and replaced the cooler...
  16. Ishyyyy

    [SOLVED] Clicking noisr when new GPU is installed but not old

    I recently upgraded from the 1650 super to the 3060. It runs normally with the 1650 super but whenever the 3060 is in the computer a clicking noise(similar to the powering up click) can be heard every now and then. Is it because my PSU is too weak for the GPU? It's a 550w PSU, or is the GPU...
  17. N

    Question ROG G752 won’t boot from NVME drive.

    I decided to do a clean Windows 10 install on my ROG g752vt, but after installing windows 10 on the nvme it wont boot to windows. The BIOS only even lists the drive as a boot option when CSM is enabled and the SATA mode is set to AHCI. I have tried every combination of boot and storage...
  18. Blazedsrr

    [SOLVED] What is wrong with my system?

    Hello, I am asking for help with diagnosing a system that a friend gave me. It has a I5 7400 in it and using the integrated graphics, or a spare hd 7470 I have does not get a display. Another thing is when the gpu is not installed it makes a loud screech or hum noise, that comes directly from...
  19. W

    [SOLVED] SSD not showing up when first installing Windows 10 pro

    I just got done building my pc and I’m installing windows 10 pro. I plugged my usb into my pc and went through all of the instructions but when I got to the “Where do you want to install Windows?” screen my SSD didn’t show up. What can I do to fix this? Specs: MAG B560 tomahawk wifi mobo Sabrent...
  20. W

    Question How do I fix an off balance case fan?

    I have a Deepcool Matrexx 55 mesh 4f case and everything has gone well except one of the fans is off balance. When you look at the fan when it’s spinning it wobbles just enough to make a noise. How would I go about fixing the fan since the fans are pre-installed in the case?
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    Question Wiring my RGB

    I’m building a pc for the first time and the connections for the RGB are confusing the hell out of me. I have a Deepcool Matrexx 55 Mesh and I can’t figure out for the life of me how to wire it. I’m not sure if I’m just missing something simple or I’m genuinely missing a part.
  22. Dance_4_The_Gun

    [SOLVED] Cpu over heating i7 3930k

    Good Day Everyone So two months ago i replaced my Phanteks PH-TC14PE with a brand new Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML120L V2 in hopes that i get better temps. My Phanteks cooler had no problems running cool on 35° on idle and 65° on stress loads. I do understand that this is a hot Cpu with 130 W...
  23. L

    Question Weird Fan Noise on Startup

    When I first power up my pc it now makes the noise you can hear in the video. Any ideas on why that noise happens and after running for a while it stops. The noise also stops after doing multiple restarts of the pc. I have an AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core Processor 3.59 GHz with a 2070 super...
  24. R

    [SOLVED] GPU fans ramp up then quickly slow down ?

    When I play games, my gpu fans ramp up loudly and slows down quickly every couple seconds or so. It doesn't do this until I start running any games (Elden Ring, God of War, Valorant, League, etc.). After I quit my games, it starts doing the same thing even when idle. The problem seems to go away...
  25. Question my PC goes black and fans go max speed!?

    Hello, I have had this problem with my PC on and off for the past couple months now but it seems to be happening more frequently and I think its time I try to find out a proper solution. When I am using my PC it will randomly lose signal to my monitors and then my fans will rev up to max speed...
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    Question Rear exhaust fan not spinning

    I've tried plugging in two different fans in my motherboard but they just wont spin. I have a gigabyte b450m ds3h and there's only one port for a fan other than the one for the CPU fan (which works fine.)
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    [SOLVED] DOCP shutting down my system

    Hi! Sorry if this is not the right thread, but it seemed fitting for the problem that I'm having. So, I recently upgraded my RAM to 32 GB from a 16 GB kit that I bought about a year ago. I made sure to double check the speed and timings of this new 16 GB (8GBx2) kit so that it matched with the...
  28. daviddcao

    [SOLVED] rx 6600 xt underperforming

    CPU: ryzen 5 2600 Motherboard: b450 aorus m Ram: G.Skill RipJaws V Series 16GB SSD/HDD: 860 evo sata ssd + 1tb hard drive GPU: rx 6600 xt PSU: evga 650 watts (bronze) Chassis: Cooler Master MasterBox MCB-B320L-KGNN-S02 OS: Windows 10 home I have been averaging 106 fps on apex legends (Low...
  29. Jlhc0505

    Question Why is my new PC build freezing & crashing ?

    Hi everyone, First of all sorry for my English. It is not my first language. I built a game pc early this month with these specs: Cpu: Intel Core i9-12900K 3.2 GHz 16-Core Processor MB: Asus ROG MAXIMUS Z690 HERO ATX LGA1700 Motherboard GPU: MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GB SUPRIM X Video Card...
  30. StGeorge991

    Question 3080 Ti underperforming ?

    Hi, I just upgraded from ASRock AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT Challenger D 8G OC to Palit GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GameRock, and something that seems somewhat strange, is that I appear to have lower frame rate in most games (could be that GeForce experience needs tweaks, so leave any advices below) Anyway...
  31. jayfox97

    Question Problems with converting Alienware R9 to a custom build using only gpu? please help?

    I am praying someone can help me but this will be a long post forgive me, about a year ago my parents gave me an Alienware aroura r9 with an i5 9400 and a 2060 running windows 10, as of recent it wasn't playing games the way that I wanted them to so I purchased a new case, new MOBO (b550 gaming...
  32. 11gauge

    [SOLVED] Is anyone able to tell me why my SSDs are slow? I'm stumped.

    I recently benchmarked my PC to see how it's holding up now that its a few years old. Everything is performing as expected except for my SSDs, which are both vastly underperforming at nearly identical rates to each other. I googled a few remedies to try, like clearing out some space so the drive...
  33. WalidMou

    Question Can't enter BIOS or OS, MSI x570 gaming edge (black screen with blinking underscore)

    Hi I had a problem with my pc, after a restart it when to the boot loop and in my attempt to reset the OS now as son as the windows logo appears the pc keep looping. I tried to create a BOOT USB with Windows 11 and even with Ubuntu but I can't enter the BIOS to boot from USB When I press "del"...
  34. J

    [SOLVED] Power outage no display

    There was a power outage last night. Now my monitors won't get signal. Neither the two hdmi or my DP gives me display. Allof the components are new and installed on the 17th. My newest monitor just a few days old. Hell, even my surge protector is new. Most peculiar I can turn on the PC via the...
  35. Ljgray207

    Question I need help!

    I need help! Hey I would like some help, the error LED’s on my mobo keep cycling Specs: Mobo-Aourus b450 pro Wi-Fi CPU-R7 2700x CPU Cooler-Stock Gpu-xfx 5700xt Raw II Ram-32gb (2x16) Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro SL 3600MHz Case-Thermaltake V200 RGB I was over at afriends with my pc and when I was...
  36. nikoplum

    [SOLVED] upgrade problems

    I recently upgraded from a Ryzen 5 series to the Ryzen 7 3800x and added 2x4 RAM to my computer. Now, my HDMI won’t connect and the graphics cards fans aren’t working. Does anyone know why this may be?
  37. Mccannaiden21

    Question Computer won’t post

    Building a pc for Christmas, I’ve built quite a bit but never had a problem like this. Originally I had bought a used r5 1600 and a new as rock b450 pro4 i also had some used parts that I know work because I just upgraded my own PC and pulled them out of it. A 750ti and a Corsair cuc 550 psu got...
  38. B

    Question Sudden FPS drop in games

    Hello, I'm having issues with my pc. When I am playing a game I'm having random fps drops (from 60 fps to 55)(75 to 68 etc) not when there are many things happening on screen or anything just random. This issue is with 1080p and 1440p. I already updated my Nvidia drivers, Windows and did a...
  39. Coopaloopa

    [SOLVED] Please help I’m out of ideas RTX 3080

    Okay this is a long one stick with me, please read it all. Full specs and changes listed at bottom. So this all started when I got my evga rtx 3080 ftw 3 ultra. My girlfriend got the same card at the same time as me. We are both enjoying gaming on our cards for several months (April to August...
  40. Randomuser395

    [SOLVED] Upgraded to replace suspected dying graphics card, no change

    A few weeks ago I went to play GTA V, but found that I could not play the game at all. After uninstalling and reinstalling multiple times, verifying integrity of files, and updating all my drivers, with no change at all, I concluded that a pc component must have been failing. I also tried other...