Troubleshoot Help

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  1. Antu_

    Question My pc is not running as well as it should be.

    The current cpu I have is a Ryzen 3 3100. i used to pair this up with a radeon rtx 5600xt but after the new 3000 series gpu's came out i got the 3060ti because i thought that my 5600 was performing badly on games that it should be performing good on, some of my friends with 1050ti's were getting...
  2. vishy92

    Question [Troubleshooting] PC refused to start after cleaning gpu

    Hey! I took out my gpu to clean the other day, and my PC didnt want to start. It turned on and instantly shut off continously. After an hour of reseating the GPU multiple times, trying different PCI-E slot I determined that the system just refused to turn on with USB peripherials plugged in (ie...
  3. S

    Question Building Friend's PC, all fans spinning and RGB/LEDs are on, but no signal

    Specs: ryzen 3 1200 B450M PRO M2 MAX (msi with ez debug led which i'll get to in a second) 16gb corsair vengeance ddr4 be quiet power 9 400w xfx rx 480 240gb ssd sata 1tb hdd I've built many computers before, although this one is just an upgrade from 1x8gb stick to 2x8gb sticks of the same sort...
  4. U

    Question msi suprim x rtx 3080 weird performance issues.

    so basically 3-4 days ago i noticed a weird grainy artifacting/lighting issue with my gpu. my pc parts https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VY6BW3 . The issue is persistent no matter the clock speeds. the same issue on multiple drivers. i ddu'ed after every driver still nothing changed. not only that...
  5. S

    Question new pc Display driver failing?

    Hello around this time last year I had put this pc together: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/2dCnXv unfortunately I have been having problems and need help troubleshooting my computer. I will be using my computer when all of a sudden the screens will go black and my gpu fans will spike, all...
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    Question PC bootlooping after power outage (Possible RAM issue)

    Yesterday the power to my pc shut off suddenly after a neighborhood power outage, and after I turned it back on (a couple hours after the outage) my PC started boot looping. I assumed something was wrong with the bios so I took out the cmos battery and waited around 30 minutes. In that time I...
  7. Lytatroan

    Question Obnoxious buzzing sound from HDD

    Hey guys, title says it all. Basically, my HDD is making annoying buzzing sounds every once in a while. Adding pressure to the front panel, exhaust port, and side panels stops the buzzing. Here's a video showing the sound. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eQ9LKeOrtCiXKcmwG1Z1JkNZe6pNiwpC/view...
  8. R

    Question Pc Shuts down as soon as i run a game

    Hey there, just returned from my gym and thought it was time to play some games. Turned on my pc, everything went fine untill i heard a spark and my pc turned off. I checked and the voltage stabalizer(to which my pc is connected to) had unplugged because i moved my table a bit too much. Since my...
  9. A

    Question Dead motherboard or cpu?

    Hello, I was just playing games as normal. I had bought a new cpu cooler few days earlier and decided to finally install it. I ran cinebench to not make the cpu stick to the stock cooler when removed. Everything went smoothly during the cooler swap, but after I was done, my pc didn't respond...
  10. K

    Question Sudden performance drop on PC ?

    Not sure what's going on exactly but recently my PC has slowed down tremendously for no reason that I can tell. I am used to being able to play pretty much any game on max with a smooth 60fps, but now no matter what the graphics settings are set to I hang around 25-30. I have tried reinstalling...
  11. C

    Question PC won't power up first time, fan lights come on and it beeps once and then turns off ?

    This is my set up: Motherboard: Gigabyte x99 gaming 5p Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6800K CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40 GHz Bios: American Megatrends Inc/ F23 6/7/2017 Simbios V 3.0 Mode: Legacy Installed RAM 16.0 GB (15.8 GB usable) Corsair cmt16gx4m2c3000c15 System type 64-bit operating...
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    Question Is my Elgato 4k60pro mk.2 a dud or just incompatible?

    What I’m wanting to do Trying to stream 1080p 60fps, game at 1440p 144hz. The issue preventing it Elgato 4k60pro mk.2 not recognized in Elgato software on streaming PC and MOBO BIOS, however is being allowed to be chosen as a display option on gaming PC. Dual PC setup for streaming 1.7.3...
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    Question Computer whirs/works hard when gaming AND running nothing.

    I have a custom built PC but honestly know little about it. Recently it's been whirring very loudly for little to no reason, and I'm afraid for its life. I've had it for almost 7 years, but I feel as if I've kept the components up-to-date enough. It will whir when I game (ex games; World of...
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    Question PC powers on once, immediately turns off, and does not turn on again

    Hello, I was installing a new CPU (Ryzen 7 5800x) and AIO (Corsair H60) on an ASUS TUF Gaming X570-PLUS Wi-Fi. I made some obvious mistakes, but none of which I expected to kill the system. First, I installed the new parts but I forgot to update the BIOS. I downloaded the BIOS files (from...
  15. S

    Question Pc turns on but doesn’t display

    Hello, I was playing Cold War zombies when my pc just froze and my screen went blank but my pc was still on and I tried rebooting and it’s giving me a A2 - IDE Detect but I have no clue what that means I tried clearing cmos and restarting, taking my ram out and putting it in different spots...
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    Question Second monitor not detecting.

    System Specs: B450 Pro4 motherboard Ryzen 5 1600AF GeForce 1660 Super Windows 10 Monitor i'm trying to connect is an HP 23es. What i've tried is: Used HDMI and VGA cords. Both work as i've tested them elsewhere. Clicking on detect Windows Key + P to change the option needed Updated/Rollback...
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    Question Games Freezing/Crashing on New PC

    Hello. I recently purchased a custom pre-built PC online and have been having issues running any game on it. Some examples include GTA V, Genshin Impact, League of Legends, etc. The game loads fine, but as soon as I get into the game the screen freezes for a few seconds, then my monitors go...
  18. fawkesMC

    Question ACP_INDEX_MISMATCH / Random crashes to desktop when gaming

    So I've assembled a PC for a friend, when was testing it was totally fine I'd say tho there were the same issues(BSOD once and mostly exit to) but I kinda thought it was because of the bad game porting (on my PC the game only exited to desktop). I checked memory trough windows built-in tool and...
  19. Hazard99

    Question PC randomly shutting down

    Lately the power on my home was going out in short bursts and my PC was turning off, so I bought a UPS and thought that would solve the problem, however I now have the UPS and it is working correctly (I tested it) but the PC still randomly shuts down without any notice nor blue screens, so I'm...
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    Question Windows 10 BSOD loop

    So, to try and make this short i have been having issues with the known BSOD for about 3 months now... It started out of nowhere which is normal i guess. The first time my computer blue screened it just did a restart and everything looked fine. Not long after while loading back into a game it...