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    Question Inconsistent Crashing (Possible RAM Issue)?

    New to forums considering almost all my PC issues have been straight forward. This one's got me - I'll do my best to describe the issue so bare with me. Sequence of events: -Gaming the night prior (playing Forza H4 with no issues) -I boot the PC and start playing FH4 again the following day...
  2. Question Monitor Stains

    There are stains inside my monitor. (LG FLATRON W2043S, a ~10 years old monitor) This happened last year when i was travelling for a few months: When I came back home, I've noticed a stain inside the screen. Now it happened again, I was away from home for ~2 months, but this time it has...
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    Question Display driver amdkmdag stopped responding and has successfully recovered.

    Hello all, SPECS: MOBO: ASUS ROG STRIX B550-f Gaming wifi RAM: GSKILL 8gbx2 ripjaws ddr4 CPU: AMD Ryzen 5800X PSU: Seagate 750 Gold GPU1: AMD Radeon 480 8 gb GPU2: EVGA XC3 3070 SSD: Samsung NVME drive Alright so I'm only running one card at a time to test this. When I'm in a game for anywhere...
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    Question Asus Tuf x570 - boot drive disappears after installing second M.2

    Hello all, I just got a new PC and had everything working great and running smoothly. That was until I installed a second M.2 drive (WD) to the motherboard for more storage. Now BIOS fails to recognize my primary boot Samsung M.2 drive. All of the hardware is brand new. Primary hardware giving...
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    [SOLVED] Can RAM kill a motherboard?

    A few years ago, the PC I built stopped turning on. I had left it at home when I moved for university, working just fine, but when I returned for Christmas it wouldn't boot. The turning it on would cause the fans to briefly spin up, the cooler would flash on and off, and that was it. It'd keep...
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    Question Unfixable Ping Spikes on Wi-Fi

    Hello Recently I have been having issues with my Dell G3 3590 laptop. When wirelessly gaming online, I am experiencing consistent ping spikes to the thousands every 10 - 30 seconds (no spikes with a wired connection). These spikes only occur when gaming and happen in all multiplayer games. That...
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    Question Resizing application windows causes monitor to crash/reset input source?

    I just bought a Samsung Odyssey G7 and I've run into an issue where sometimes the screen will go black for a moment or two and then come back while showing the input I'm on as if the monitor had been reset. This happens exclusively either when I resize the window of some applications (Chrome...
  8. Blakhammar

    Question Low GPU Clock Speed.

    I have a zotac geforce gtx 1060 6gb amp edition. cpu: i5-8400 ram: 16gb I am using msi afterburner and realized my gpu clock speed is 139mhz and my memory clock speed was 310. I flashed my gpu bios because i heard that fixes the issue at hand when you first get your gpu. That fixed the memory...
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    Question Peculiar problem with RTX 3090 ?

    So I have a very peculiar problem with my system, more specifically with the GeForce RTX 3090... Specs: i7 9700K, 32GB RAM, RTX 3090, 970 EVO PLUS SSD, bunch of LL120s with a couple of Corsair's fan controllers, a SATA SSD, 3 HDDs, H110i SE 240mm Liquid Cooler. I was one of the lucky ones to...
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    Question Computer BSOD with CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT when opening Opera GX ?

    Basically the title, I don't know what the issue could be all I know is that it is the CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT BSOD and it happens around once a month when opening up Opera GX. I ran CHKDSK and it was fine, the computer is not overheating. Specs: B450 I AORUS PRO WIFI, Gigabyte Technology Co...
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    Question Why has my m.2 drive stopped showing in windows?

    My m.2 drive that I installed a month ago has stopped showing anywhere in windows. It has been working great until now. It shows up in my BIOS. I have remounted and swapped slots in the motherboard with no luck. Not sure what to try now. There are some files on there that I would like to recover...
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    Question Windows shows an internet connection, but connection disappears after about 2 mins ?

    I'm having a really weird issue with my computer at the moment. All of a sudden I'm having an issue where after boot up my computer has an internet connection and I'm able to open/use web browsers,open apps, or launch a game. However, after about 2 mins of use, my computer acts like it doesn't...
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    Question Issues with new boot drive

    I’ll start by saying I’m bad with computers. I know how to build them and that’s about it. My knowledge for troubleshooting software ends with the few programs I’m familiar with--Clip Studio, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. I’ll be honest, I kinda need to be babied through fixing anything with...
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    Question Random Black Screen

    This issue happens at any time, regardless of whether I am gaming or not. My monitor will go black and eventually the "No Signal" popup will display but my PC doesn't completely power off. All of the fans spin full speed and the only way to stop it is to switch off the power supply or press the...
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    Question HDD making strange beeping noise

    I recently installed a new SSD, I removed my existing HDD and did a fresh install of windows 10 onto the SSD and then connected my HDD, formatted it and now it has 0 data as i just wanted it as spare storage. For some reason, my HDD makes this strange noise every few minutes and i have no idea...
  16. vecst

    Question Computer posts but doesn't boot unless restarted 100 times

    I am at a complete loss on where to go from here. I built my system back in December of last year and every thing worked fine for a few months. Recently I have been having an issue where the computer will post but when it loads the operating system it hangs. Sometimes I can restart it and it...
  17. Kingsmantd

    Question NO video output through GPU but Onboard Video is Outputs Video EVEN WHEN THE GPU IS PLUGGED IN

    Hello Techies! I have a gtx 1050ti (its a bit of a old system, i just use it to game). recently while i was in a valorant match , my video suddenly went out(Screem blacked out) but it seems that still that the PC was still working.so i removed the GPU and then ran through my onboard!it...
  18. nvuong

    Question B550 PRO AC solid red cpu light after one month use...

    Was using my rig for a month now until yesterday when I turn it on, a solid red CPU light comes up. Keep in mind usually the red light would pass from CPU to DRAM and my speaker would beep once and go into POST. I have tried the following: running with 1 ram/2 ram reseating the CPU changing...
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    Question Help Troubleshooting PC that won’t boot. GPU fried??

    Hi all, I know there are some similar discussions(which I’ve read) to this post. So apologies for that, just wanted to get some extra input on my situation in case anyway had some tips I had not thought of. About a month or two ago, my pc(5+ year old build) finally kicked the bucket during use...
  20. TheN1Diaz

    Question RYZEN BUILD TURN IT SELF OFF - i need help :(

    Okay, so recently i put together a pc for a friend, and for some reason (which i cant find out) the pc just black screen everytime he starts playing. Temperature never has rise above 85 c for the cpu and 75 c for the GPU, already run stress test for cpu and ram (together) and it didnt crash as...
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    Question PC having trouble booting into windows and accessing files (randomly go not responding)

    Ok so basically, the other day I got a new HDD and SSD for my birthday. I put them into my computer (the power cables barely reached, but it still worked). Following this, I booted up my PC, and noticed that accessing certain files was incredibly slow, and some applications kept crashing, steam...
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    Question Need Help with failing GPU

    I own a gigabyte gtx 660 that i bought in 2012. i have been using it till now but have swapped out the rest of the components in my pc. Here is my current specs CPU: i5 600 with coolermaster hyper 212x fan Ram: 8gb hyperx motherboard: msi b150 pc mate PSU: corsair cx600. this current setup...
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    [SOLVED] Fan's randomly didn’t rev down after the system posts and fans now remain on longer than I remember

    So I recently ran into an issue where my pc turned on the fans reved up as normal but they didn’t rev down, some of them could have but I know the CPU fan didn’t. I kept the system on and found windows wanted an update so I installed it. It was one of the longer updates not just a security...
  24. Fer1678

    Question B550 Issue :(

    Okay, so, as I mentioned in my first post, I've been having some issues with my PC, it started freezing and disconnecting from my Ethernet conection randomly. I kinda fixed it by disabling XMP in my RAMs, but earlier today, like... About 30 minutes ago, that issue repeated, and when I rebooted...
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    Question System Stuck in a Boot Loop

    My PC is stuck in a boot loop and the internal speaker is sounding off 4 long beeps and 1 short beep before getting into bios. I have made sure everything is plugged in properly and removed my ram and gpu to try booting without it and still the same issue. I have had boot loop issues in the past...
  26. DawhnEnchant

    Question Computer wont boot bios, Already have done most troubleshoot methods.

    I assembled this computer that will not boot bios. gtx 1070 i5 8400 500gb ssd aorus z370 It continues to go through a boot loop. I actually switched motherboard but it still does the same thing.
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    Question Asus Tuf z490 plus motherboard

    I just bought a Asus Tuff Z490 Plus with WIFI Motherboard and when I turn on the computer it gives me a yellow light on the motherboard I believe it says VGA. I have a blank hard drive that I'm attempting to put Windows 10 on it. I am using the on board video and I'm not getting anything on the...
  28. Intel_Xeon_420

    Question System runs slower after gpu upgrade

    I recently upgraded my GTX 1070 to an RTX 3060 ti fe. My system is: Custom Loop Intel Xeon e-3 1270 v6 Asus P10S-M WS 1.02 Rev Some sort of ECC ddr4 2400mhz ram. RTX 3060 Ti Founders Edition. EVGA G3 Supernova 850 Gold 970 Evo Under an Aida64 Extreme 20-minute stress test: CPU: 60 C GPU...
  29. Niklas Ternvall

    Question Windows Automatic Repair: 𝙲𝚁𝙸𝚃𝙸𝙲𝙰𝙻 𝙿𝚁𝙾𝙲𝙴𝚂𝚂 𝙳𝙸𝙴𝙳. Software- or hardware-issue?

    March 2020, I build this PC. This week it had its first issue/crash, for no clear reason. Noise and white screens. Then rebooted. Now I'm unable to get past Windows Automatic Repair. Sometimes (Blue Screen) it starts off with a QR code for CRITICAL PROCESS DIED No success with Advanced...
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    Question PC fans momentarily working (possiblly faulty cpu)

    I finished my build then turned it on, the cpu and case fans worked. I turned the system off and tried turning it on again, the cpu and case fans worked for a second then stop working. Stuff I've tried: only using 1 stick of ram and putting it in different slots, taking out al the wires and...
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    Question Frequent PC components failure in recent years !! Need Help

    Hi All, Below are my specifications: CPU : AMD Ryzen 3600 Motherboard : MSI B450 VDH Plus RAM : 32GB DDR4 3200 Corsair Vengence GPU : Galax RTX 2060 Super 8 GB DDR6 PSU : Corsair TX650M 80 Plus Gold Cabinet : Corsair Spec 01 HDD : 2x Seagate 1 TB 7200 RPM SSD : Samsung Evo 500gb SATA3...
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    [SOLVED] Newly built PC won't boot

    Hi I've just built my new pc. when connected to power the motherboard lights up. when powering on every fan starts and rgb on ram comes on. However the monitor never recieves a signal. the motherboard Dram QLED turns on the moment i press the power button and turns off again. Specs: Ryzen 5...
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    [SOLVED] Computer not starting after upgrading CPU

    I recently bought an Intel Core i7-9700K to upgrade from my Intel Core i5-6500. I compared my current BIOS to the one needed for my new CPU and realised it needed to be updated - so i did. My ASUS PRIME Z270-A motherboard had no trouble updating and everything worked fine when i re-launched my...
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    Question Re-occuring issue with Aorus Z490 Master. please help.

    Specs: Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Master Intel i9-10850k Kraken Z73 AIO Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO 32Gb Samsung 970 EVO plus ssd Samsung 860 Evo Corsair RMX Series, RM850x NZXT H710i Let me preface this by saying i was having this same problem weeks ago. The issue is that when i power on the switch on...
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    Question PLEASE HELP GUYS MY PC KEEPS RESTARTING BUT IT IS STABLE IN BIOS!

    Hello everyone! I need some help on how to repair my computer. This is a new build and its working fine until I've finished installing windows and drivers but due to someone pulled the plug accidentally I tried to boot on windows but it keeps restarting after posting I tried to reformat again...
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    Question Pc shuts down while gaming

    I recently got a new motherboard, cpu and ram sticks. after upgrading my pc, it crashes in certain games without reason, in warzone i can't even load into a lobby without it shutting down instantly. on destiny 2 it usually shuts down within a hour. I have been able to delay it from shutting down...
  37. Raxyk

    Question PC wont post after Windows failure, VGA led on

    Good afternoon, So a month ago I purchased a new 5700 XT. I had to flash my bios because some things with RAMs were failing, but after this it was all going good. Yesterday I was leaving to work so I shut down my pc, but when I came back and tried to turn it on I found Windows got stuck on...
  38. ayma1aymane

    [SOLVED] I need help with my PC case fans

    For a good 3 minutes when I boot up the computer. It will make this awful grinding noise.. But then it goes back to sounding like normal for the rest of the day. So it only happens when I turn the computer on for the first time that day.. I can't for the life of me figure out what is causing...
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    [SOLVED] 5800x no boot, solid red VGA status LED.

    Hey all, am building a pc with the 5800x and I can't seem to get a post or any display at all. There is a solid red VGA light on the LED status which blinks to cpu and then dram and repeats the process. Heres a video of it. View: https://imgur.com/a/eQtRxUV I flashed the BIOS correctly, the...
  40. Reshako128

    Question Unknown Overheating Issue

    So I built a computer around Christmas time 2 years ago, and it has been working fine ever since, but over the last 2 months, I've been encountering some overheating issues. The thing that has been happening is that the computer starts up normally, but then the fans get really loud, then the...