Trouble shooting

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  1. omelettefox

    Question PC shutting off while gaming ?

    Hello! I had recently posted about my issue I've been having with my PC the other day, but after applying that feedback and the issue persisting, I wanted to ask again with new context. I'm not very knowledgeable on computers, so I hope this is a clear description! We recently built a PC about...
  2. omelettefox

    Question Newly built PC shutting off while playing games

    Hello, I do not know a lot about computers, so hopefully this all makes sense. I've been searching all over online for a solution, but am still unsure on what is causing my issue and it has been frustrating, so I hope someone can help me. I recently built a PC with my brother's help in the...
  3. N

    Question Most games are crashing randomly on new build ?

    Hello all! I built a new pc a few months back and most games are just randomly crashing and I cannot figure out why. The games that crash most are CS, Apex and Assassins Creed. Discord also crashes occassionally Specs: Mobo: MSI Z790 Gaming Pro CPU: i7-14700KF RAM: T-Force Vulcan 2x16GB DDR5...
  4. JustHunterM8

    Question Random Crashing When Gaming

    I havent been playing other games recently but for all I know is this crashing only happens in valorant. After playing in a multiplayer lobby (it doesnt consistently crash in singleplayer lobbies) for about 5-10 minutes (it varies), my monitor will just suddenly go black but the fans of the PC...
  5. Dwarfkilled2489

    Question Cpu light comes on turns off, then solid VGA and no display out, troubleshooting?

    Putting together my first rig, specs below this then description of my troubleshooting attempts below that Ryzen 1200 (non-af) [used] EVGA GTX 1070, single fan blower style [used] possible dead gpu MSI b450 tomahawk (non-max) [used] described as having a ram slot issue but tried with 1 stick...
  6. W

    Question My pc is shutting down when it performs hardware acceleration

    Hi guys, my gaming rig is experiencing some problems with hardware acceleration, as the title says: the pc stops working when this acceleration thing reaches a certain limit (which idk what it is) it doesn't shut down completely but instead the pc won't display any video on my monitor, the fans...
  7. YenixB

    Question Bsod and freeze issue with ntoskrnl.exe

    So,despite trying to reinstall windows 11 many time and even rolling back to windows 10 with the usb boot,the issue still happen,the bsod are often IRQL_NOT_LESS_NOT_EQUAL or memory violation access request related,i've tried testing my ram with no error in memtest but my manifacturer replaced...
  8. J

    Question No display, VGA light flashes briefly and then forces a restart ?

    My compter started having this issue a few days ago. When I turn it on after shutting down, there's no display. The computer will stay on for about a minute, then the VGA alert light on the motherboard flashes on for a second before the computer forces a restart. The first two times it happened...
  9. V

    Question BSOD-Video scheduler internal error, Video TDR failure, etc

    UPDATE: Update: Solved. Issue was solved once new RAM was installed. Honestly not sure what to make of this as the RAM tested fine with the GPU prior to installation into this new build. Ok so here's my current build. CPU: AMD 5600G CPU cooler: Stock fan Motherboard: MSI B550 Gaming Plus Ram...
  10. G

    Question PC stuck on BIOS, can't boot from USB to reinstall Windows ?

    Running out of ideas, losing my mind, My PC wont boot into OS, can't reinstall windows as it's stuck in bios, tried multiple times, 1 time it worked, began the reset PC process, only for it to be stuck again on BIOS, the loading circle just stop moving, like it froze This one is the worst...
  11. Sluggers

    Question Pc does not boot into windows after clearing the splash screen.

    I have come across an anomaly in what appears to be the strangest thing I have ever come across when diagnosing and fixing a pc. Instead of just replacing parts as a go to end all be all solution I am looking to see if there are any suggestions or answers. I have been able to get the system to...
  12. wyborn_

    Question majorly under preforming 6800xt, help wanted

    Basically, I flipped my 4070 system right before black friday to upgrade my cpu and motherboard to ddr5 and get a new case at 0 cost, I side-graded my gpu to a 6800xt but the performance difference is massive in a bad way. I know they're supposed to preform the same, which is why I don't...
  13. S

    Question No post - Power supply shutting off

    I recently bought all the components for a new PC, but after assembly, it would not post. When the PSU was turned on or plugged in, it would spin up the fans and lights initially, and after ~3 to 5 seconds, a click sound was heard from the PSU (indicating it shutting down? My current PC/PSU...
  14. M

    Question No POST, no LAN, infinite power cycle - but lights work...?

    Hello everybody. My PC won't start. Specific components down below, but here is the general setup of what I have: - A test bench / open air case - A MoBo with a CPU (and CPU-Cooler) and RAM installed - PSU connected to the MoBo in the following ways: 20 + 4 Pin connector for MoBo power 4 + 4...
  15. J

    Question Inconsistent crashes when PC is under load ?

    My computer was running perfectly fine until a few days ago when it started crashing shortly after getting into high load games. For example in Forza Horizon 5 sometimes it crashes right when I load into the game and sometimes it can take a min. Sometimes I can play however long I want and it...
  16. T

    Question High gaming latency issues

    My issue is connecting to an online gaming server where when I initiate ping tests, are resulting in about 250ms on average which is causing issues for other people (sliding around, teleporting, among other things). The specific IP I am ping-testing is 51.89.234.64 and I understand that I wont...
  17. Illusionofwit

    Question New PC Troubleshooting - Memtest86 Errors/game crashes - root cause?

    Have recently built a new PC, however have had memory issue symptoms since the get go. Occasional BSODs, and app crashes. Mostly resolved except for persistent problem with every game crashing to desktop with no message - just freeezing then closed - after only a few minutes of play. Specs: -...
  18. E

    Question New Pre-built PC, turns on but no display or keyboard lighting up

    I just received my New/Refurbished gaming PC from Xidax, I try to turn it on but my display isnt working. I was able to finally get the desktop to appear, but it had staggered white lines going through it. Now I cant get it to do even that. I've reseated my RAM and my Graphics Card, which is...
  19. N

    Question 3090 not displaying image

    Hello everyone. due to some unfortunate circumstances, my 3090 was ripped out of the pcie lane and its not showing a display and i think one of the pcie connector pins has been chipped off. i will add a picture of 2 chipped pins, however, i think one of them was always like that on the smaller...
  20. Lord Huntington

    [SOLVED] PC only starts properly under very specific circumstances ?

    I've been having this problem for a few weeks now and countless hours of googling has not yielded any results so now I'm trying this forum as a last ditch effort before I send the entire PC off to a repair shop. The issue is that the PC only starts under very specific circumstances that I...
  21. chaHAHArlie

    Question My pc freezes and get black screen then the display will be on again

    CPU Ryzen 5 2600 Motherboard B450m mortar max RAM 2x8 3200mah GPU Palit 1650 super Storage 250gb ssd kingston + 1tb hdd PSU corsair 750w 80+ bronze I've noticed that there are times my pc is being lag on normal use that doesn't happen before. But the main issue is my pc will lag/ freeze for...
  22. spooks2334

    Question Having trouble jump starting

    Hi I'm trying to jump start a new build and the tpm makes a whining noise and when I go further down it makes a clicking noise I think the mobo is shot can sum1 please help
  23. J

    Question Need help troubleshooting this issue USB related (my guess)

    Guys, I have been having this issue for a while now and i havent been able to pinpoint what the actual issue is, and i do like to dig around by my self but i decided is time to bring this to you guys and try to find some helo. This is what happens: Several times each hour (recurrently enough...
  24. P

    Question Motherboard Vga Red Light

    Hello everyone, As the title says my setup actually has a vga red light Specs: MotherBoard: X570M Pro4 CPU:Ryzen 7 5700X GPU: Power Color Fighter Radeon RX 6600 PSU Fortron Hydro K Pro 750 Ram:Mushkin D4 3600 RedlineST K2 M.2 SSD Mushkin Vortex redline PCIe 4.0 x4(Nvme) 1TB For the story the...
  25. J

    Question PC frequent blackscreen - Troubleshoot

    Heyo Y'all! For the past few days i have been experiencing frequent black screens where the GPU fans go to max speed (While gaming suddenly some green squares appear on the screen for a second or two before going black). I can still hear content (except for whatever i was playing, that...
  26. Kydexx

    Question Weird system problems

    Hi everyone I came here for your help since I can not figure this issue out. Half a year ago I bought a new computer, build it myself since I work as a computer technician. Everything works fine and things ran smoothly. Now since 2 weeks i've been running into minor issues with the computer...
  27. S

    Question New Build 4070 Ti only pulling 30 watts of power ?

    I am need of some help. I have recently just built a new computer and now that I have everything setup I am getting terrible (unplayable) performance on every single title. Single digit FPS on CSGO. My build specs are as follows: Mobo: Gigabyte z790 Aorus Elite AX CPU: Intel Core I7 13700k Ram...
  28. ShubhamCh01

    Question PC does not POST, No signal on monitor!! Need Help.

    My system was running fine yesterday. But today I was not getting any display. This has happened before. On my motherboard EZ debug section VGA light was on. All components working. My PC specifications : Ryzen 5 1600 Rx 570 MSI B450m Pro VDH Plus 16 GB Ram (2*8) Corsair Vengeance LPX...
  29. SilentFlame25

    Question What is happening and can it be fixed?

    FYI I am fairly new to building PCs, but willing to do some work. I recently bought a refurbished Sapphire Pulse RX 6700xt off ebay. I was stress testing it to make sure it worked properly and then this started to happen.https://photos.app.goo.gl/98p18MbzSby44wqq6 Should I return it or can it be...
  30. Z

    Question Help: Hard Drives Visible in BIOS but Not in Windows 11

    Hello, I just took two hard drives (one SSD and one HDD) out of my old computer and added them into my new computer. They are visible in the BIOS, but when I try to find them in Disk Management in Windows, they don't appear at all - not even as black-colored drives (not sure if that stands for...
  31. AmgynDrawde

    Question Is my GPU dying?

    So my PC randomly goes black screen, third time this has happened (all while gaming), and my GPU fan speeds shoot up to high rpm's. When I reboot this is what shows up on my main monitor. My fix to this has been to go into bios and then just save and exit, where then it just boots up normally...
  32. S

    Question GPU suddenly stopped.

    Last night my computer was running fine. Today when I booted I noticed it only displaying one monitor, my log in screen looked like a lower hz as well. I looked at my pc and noticed that the gpu was lit up but the fans were not spinning, My pc is only using either my onboard graphics or my intel...
  33. V2_zer0

    Question Need Help Fixing Black Screen

    Installed a new PSU and more RAM today, but upon starting my PC it goes to a black screen and my monitors read no signal. Everything inside is working (except two fans, but I think that’s a separate issue) but the visuals won’t kick in. For reference my setup is CPU: i5 11600K GPU: gigabyte...
  34. C

    [SOLVED] What is causing some videos to buffer but not others?

    First off my connection is not the issue, it works fine for everything else except live streaming videos. The only thing I know of is bandwidth but I'm not sure how that works in this case. Bandwidth, as I understand it, is just a sub set of your connection. Meaning if my connection while...
  35. D Dog

    Question Ryzen 7 5800x Won't Post

    B550-A Pro Ryzen 7 5800x 16 gb (8×2) 3600mhz Radeon 6800xt asrock 1000w gold psu 1tb m.2 2tb hdd Made new build. Doesn't post with 5800x. CPU ez debug led. Have tried updating bios through like 5 different iterations with no luck. Have tried removing cmos battery and putting it back after 5...
  36. elbarqy

    Question Random restarts with sometimes a freezed motherboard boot screen

    So I've bought a voltage regulator and a UPS, I've also replaced my PSU with a new one, however, my pc keeps on restarting randomly, or when I open some videos or weirdly Pinterest. sometimes it gets stuck on the motherboard boot screen with a couple of pixilated colored lines. Here are my pc...
  37. Shribz

    Question Pc is turning on but no display and vga led is on

    Recently I upgraded my graphics card from rx570 to rtx 3060 since I upgraded my pc would only run on if I reseat my cpu every time to boot into windows already tried taking all components out of the case already tried reseating cpu,gpu,ram,psu and that tried to different power supply different...
  38. cjschilf

    Question New computer restarting without warning ?

    Brand new computer build that I just resolved some CPU issues with was mostly running fine for the past couple days. Today, I was playing Terraria (like the past 2 days) and it restarted without warning. It had never done this before. Looked in Event Viewer, and it said there was a Critical...
  39. E

    Question Motherboard CPU light not turning off, and PSU clicks and restarts after 25 seconds ?

    Hello guys. I'm having troubles with my first PC build. The CPU light on the motherboard doesn't turn off and when the CPU is installed, the PSU "clicks", turns off (after 20-25 seconds) and then turns on again. Things I've tried: Tried with CPU installed (PSU turns off after about ~25...
  40. A

    Question AMD rx 550 driver issues

    OK, so before I get into this just know I have tried countless fixes for this. I have tried checking my ram and reinstalling my drivers after deleting them USING DDU in safe mode. turning off auto updates and many other things. Nothing has yielded permanent results. MY screen just locks up...