Troubleshoooting

Forum discussion tagged with Troubleshoooting.
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    Question Can you make 4 separate Minecraft processes use equal amounts of memory/power?

    I have 4 separate Minecraft windows running at the same time on the same PC so I can play local multiplayer with my friends. Everything works except for one problem, it seems like when one MC window is highlighted/selected the other 3 windows lag more, but not evenly. My guess is that the other...
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    [SOLVED] Various websites loading extremely slow

    I was hoping to find an answer on why certain websites namely the most annoying of them being YouTube run so extremely slow on my PC. I have done all the troubleshooting I can on my end and have found no certain answer. My original theory was that my ISP was throttling me on certain sites...
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    Question Stuttering/FPS drops in most games

    I've had severe, frequent stutters and FPS drops in most games for ages and cannot find a solution. Severe stutters, dropping from 100-140 to 20-40 fps, then coming right back up. I have hardware capable of running these games, intel i7 10700k, rtx 3080, 32gb RAM. I've uninstalled and updated...
  4. jackmarkey

    Question Ethernet cable/ connection issues

    While setting up my PC at my parents house, I keep getting the error: “A Ethernet cable is not properly plugged in or might be broken” I went to Best Buy and got a new cable but still getting the same notification when running network diagnostics. Not sure what to do and really would love some...
  5. the_mashrur

    Question Reoccurring Issue with graphics card

    Came back from a 2 week holiday a couple weeks ago, and tried to turn on computer only to be met with a black output on my monitor, and the VGA light on my motherboard. Replugged gpu, and reseated it too, and everything worked fine. Fast forward to today, and same issue. Repeat same thing as...
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    Question New build not booting up at all, except for RGB lights ?

    Hey there, my newly built PC won't turn on at all. All the components are brand new. However, when the PSU is turned on, the RGB lights on the mobo do turn on for a few seconds, but pressing the power button does nothing: no fans are spinning nor any other lights are turning on (of course...
  7. thisisawar

    Question computer lagging issues

    Hey guys, I've been having issues on my PC that's irritating the hell out of me. I have a decently beefy system Motherboard: MSI MAG A520M VECTOR WIFI AM4 AMD A520 CPU: AMD Ryzen 5600X GPU: EVGA Geforce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra Gaming 10GB Drives: 1 TB WD Black SN770 NVME, Toshiba X300 6TB 7200 RPM...
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    Question PC Desktop automatically turns on when plugged in. PC fan and LED lights on, but keyboard, mouse, and monitor not powered when PC is turned on.

    Specs: OMEN 40L Desktop GT21-0003na Gaming PC - NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Here's a descriptive video of what's exactly in my computer from HP Support. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZNVw2uJVIY&t=627s Processor Model Intel 12th Generation Core i7 Processor Model Number12th Generation...
  9. PiztoLice

    Question RX 570 powered up but no display ?

    It may seem like a common issue but no, every single time this happens randomly, and I troubleshoot myself to find the problem it just becomes weirder and weirder. Most of the time it just fixes it self and doesn't happen for a long time Long story short, I have concluded that it's: -Not the...
  10. SidTheSquid

    Build Advice Can someone tell me how swapping gpus killed my computer

    My specs were: R5 3600x, b550 aorus pro ac, 2x8gb gskill ripjaws 5, msi 2060 ventus oc, cx650 80+ bronze. When i swapped out my 2060 for a evga 3070 ftw3 my computer wouldn’t power on. No fans nothing, even when i switched back to my 2060. I switched my mobo for a msi b550m pro vdh wifi. Then it...
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    Question Can Someone Look At this CSV PLEASE

    My friend has been running into issues with his pc randomly rebooting. He took it to a shop and it was there for 3 weeks. The motherboard was replaced but when he got it back the issue persist. I have been trying to help him over the internet since I can't go in person to inspect the pc. I had...
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    Question Should I change my power supply already?

    My PC has a problem, there are times when it won't turn on unless I disconnect and then connect back the 24-pin to the motherboard. This happened 3 times already. The 2nd time it happened, one of my ram sticks and the ram slot it was installed before doesn't work anymore.
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    Question PC Won’t Turn On

    When I came home today I saw that my pc that I left running has shut down and the only thing that was still working was the rgb on the keyboard and nothing else. I held down the power button and the keyboard also went out. Now when I press the start button only thing that happens is the single...
  14. Vaillans

    [SOLVED] Display glitches on boot screen

    Hi everyone! I am a new member here. My son and I recently finish the build of his first gaming PC. At the nerve racking moment of the first powering up, we were stoked to see that everything was lightning up (RGB galore!) and we reached the bios boot screen. However, it seems there is a...
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    Question Laptop performance droped out of nowhere

    So, my laptop just decided lower the performance out of nowhere. I had some problems with my laptop before, I was having problems with the mouse lagging and my pc stuttering for aproximately 3 seconds, I tried resseting my Laptop which resolved the stuttering, but the performance lowered so...
  16. Alvesss154

    [SOLVED] Is it ok to undervolt by offset?

    My CPU (Ryzen 5 5600g) doesn't boost nicely with stock voltages, (4.168ghz at full load) so I tried undervolting it by offset (-0.036v) and now it can go up to 4.230ghz at full load, I've left everything else on stock and I wanna know if that slight undervolt can damage anything, like my CPU...
  17. Daft Crunk

    Question Green LED on Mobo, no boot, power flickering

    Hi there! So, this is a weird and long story. I had to take out all of my pc parts and put them all back into my computer. First I was going to put them into a new case, but the new case got here, and was very not in good shape… thanks, Amazon. Anyways, I figured removing the parts beforehand...
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    Question PC turns off while playing a game. I already replaced both Motherboard and PSU with brand new ones but PC still turns off ?

    Hello, I have been having this problem for a week now. My computer has been turning off without warning for a week. At first I thought it was the PSU so I replaced it, then I thought it could be the Motherboard and I replaced that too. But it still keeps happening and I'm losing my mind now...
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    Question Computer will not turn on ?

    I have been gaming on my computer just fine until earlier today. I see my screen turns off because I'm inactive, so I go to the keyboard and press some keys and wait a minute but nothing turns back on. The computer was still running, so I didn't think anything was wrong. I press my reset...
  20. swftre

    Question Strange memory issue

    Hi! I'm running a Ryzen setup on an A320M mobo (to be specific, a Gigabyte A320M-S2H with 2 DIMM slots). Normally, I run 12GB of RAM with a 4GB stick (lets call this one stick A) and a 8GB stick. So a while ago, I was just playing a game on my PC with no issues until the PC froze. I decided to...
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    Question Networking Bottleneck and Ways to Fix it

    I'll just lay out all the facts and then what I'm looking into, let me know what y'all think. I pay for 400 mbps internet. I was getting that a few months ago, no problem. I did a random check again today when I hit a download cap of about 12 MBps which was different from the regular ~30 MBps...
  22. Jelle D.S. (Frosty)

    Question Windows isn't booting after enabling XMP

    Hello guys! This is my first time posting/asking a question here. Since I'm not super into PC building but I want to maintain and upgrade/build my own rig, I bought a new pair of RAM sticks. My new RAM has a XMP profile which clocks it to 3200mhz, but if I enable XMP it doesn't boot. The...
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    Question i5 12400 + ASUS B660M freezing when trying to install windows

    Hello! This week I built the following PC: - ASUS TUF GAMING B660M-PLUS WIFI D4 - XPG Gammix D45, 8GB, 3200MHz, DDR4 - Intel Core i5-12400 processor - ASUS RX6600XT 8GB The rest of the parts I already had. After assembling it, I turned it on and put a USB to install Windows, then the TUF...
  24. [SOLVED] HDD behaving weirdly after Windows update ?

    Hello, I recently got a new GPU and updated windows. I don't know if those two changes have anything to do with my problem, but i started encountering intermittent drive errors and freezes. Examples: 1. When playing Elden RIng, the game starts stuttering and the music disappears. This is...
  25. JawFly

    Question PC Wont Post after upgrading to a ryzen 7 5800x

    specs- ryzen 7 5800x, rog strix b550-f, 16gbs gskill ripjaws v 3600 , rtx2060. I have been ripping my hair out all day trying to figure out whats wrong with my pc and why it wont post. i have updated bios tried with 1 stick of ram, made sure all connector are plugged in, and still nothing it...
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    Question System was running smooth, now it's powering down/rebooting ?

    Hi! I was running an asrock h110 btc+, HX1200w corsair psu, 4 gpus: 1x3080 ti (zotac) 1x1660s (asus strix) 1x5700XT(powercolor) 1x3080 (gainward FHR), 4gb ram vengance, running on win 10. Smooth, everything had been up for months. Bought 1x2080 ti evga, 1x2080 ti zotac and had to upgrade PSU...
  27. Capitall

    Question Is my GPU or PSU at fault?

    Recently I've replaced my 660Ti with a used RX 570 4GB, and didn't change anything else in the computer, as I thought the PSU I had would be okay for the 570. The card acts normal, I installed drivers without any issues, idles normally, no artifacts. However, whenever a harder load is put on...
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    Question Pc stuck on motherboard splash page

    Hi. I went to turn on my PC last night and was greeted with the motherboard splash page, followed by a loading screen that doesn't go away. I have a gigabyte z97x-gaming motherboard. I read that it could be that the windows installed on my SSD could be corrupt. Attempted to format and install...
  29. MasterOblivious

    Question What is going on?

    Update: I also made a post on the Microsoft forum and the person who replied thinks it's because my Windows is buggy. They suggested I run an sfc. I did and it found some corrupted files and fixed them. Hopefully this solves my problem. I'll make an update in a couple days to let everyone know...
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    Question Ethernet adapter suddenly dead. GIGABYTE Z87X-UD3H REV 1 (windows 10 pro)

    I was working on my desktop pc last night while listening to a youtube video and my system froze all of the sudden. I had to hard reset the system and upon restart my ethernet adaptor had no internet connection; when i ran the network troubleshooter the problems found were "Ethernet" doesn't...
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    Question Two dead motherboards within a month, is my other hardware faulty?

    I built my PC back in November (specs listed below). Last month, my PC froze and was completely unresponsive. I had to turn off the PSU to turn it off because even the power button didn't work. I went through the troubleshooting process (steps listed below) and ultimately sent it to Asus for...
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    [SOLVED] Motherboard Revving Sound ??

    Hey there, Recently moved my PC into a new case and ever since have been hearing a subtle 'revving' sort of sound coming from the motherboard (B450 Tomahawk Max) Never heard it before I changed case so I'm assuming the two are connected, maybe I knocked the board when moving it over and...
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    [SOLVED] Any alternatives for turning on PC other than power switch and jumpstart? PC wont turn on no fan, no startup, but MOBO lights are on.

    Wrong hardware mb My brother started putting cloth cover to his PC, I have always told him that it could fry his components. Now his complaining his PC wont turn on. Told him instead of crying start troubleshooting it, try to find the problem. So far he has told me PSU clip test worked all the...
  34. indigoplateau

    [SOLVED] Red CPU light on Motherboard after CPU upgrade - old CPU no longer working either

    I just upgraded my CPU from a Ryzen 1600 to Ryzen 5600x on a MSI B450 GAMING PRO CARBON AC Motherboard. Tried to boot, and there is no output and the red light indicating a CPU error is on. I assumed I screwed something up and tried my old Ryzen 1600 CPU and the error still remains. There is...
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    Question Windows freezes when running any game or Edge, Linux works - after cleaning laptop

    Acer Nitro 7 (GTX 1660Ti, i5 9300H, Linux is on SSD, Windows on HDD, 2x 8GB RAM sticks) I cleaned my laptop today; opened the back, blew air into the fan ducts, lightly wiped with a cloth. After that, booting into Windows 10 and running ANY game (Saboteur, Far Cry, Valorant), it completely...
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    [SOLVED] Reinstalled windows 10 and have been having network issues

    Out of the blue this morning my pc kept getting BSODs. After researching the error codes I was getting I figured the only fix would be to reinstall windows. So I went to reinstall it but it went to another bsod mid way through the install. Then my pc kept booting into a bsod and powering off. So...
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    [SOLVED] Missing VRAM?

    I've been trying to run a game I was gifted (Monster Hunter: Rise) yet the in game models are broken. After talking with support they believe the issue is that my GPU is not supplying enough VRAM thus the models cannot load. The game requires 1.9 GB to run at minimum settings. My GPU has 2 GB...
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    [SOLVED] Constant "whea_uncorrectable_error" bluescreen errors when under load

    When I do anything that is considered "almost heavy load" the computer crashes. Idk why and I can't seem to figure out why it happens. I have a pretty beasty pc (except the gpu). The specs are: R9 5900X G.Skill Trident Z Neon 16GB (2x 8) 3600Mhz CL16 ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 6GB TURBO be quiet...
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    Question Motherboard not detecting GPUS on PCIEx4 slots

    I am building my first mining rig and I am having some issues getting the MB to detect any GPU on the PCIEx4 slots. The rig function and mine with one GPU on the PCIEx16 slot, but when I try to add the second or third I am running into issues. I started on Windows 10, the two cards in were...
  40. K

    [SOLVED] CPU overheating underload, PC shutting down due to this

    Hi everyone, I wish to ask please: I have a Ryzen 3 5600X, cooled with an MSI MAG CoreLiquid 240R and have changed its thermal paste (Hydronaut by Thermal Grizzly) and applied enough to cover the CPU fully when the cooler is pressed. I have noticed that on idle, cpu temp is about 58 deg...