troubleshooting cpu

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  1. Slimpickins11

    Question Old 425w Dell Alienware power supply 4 pin not enough anymore?

    Rebuilding a PC for a CO worker of my girlfriend. The Power supply is from an alienware computer CPU: upgraded to an I7-9700k from a i5 8th gen something Motherboard: upgraded to ASRock B365 Phantom Gaming 4 from the Dell board in the old case Ram: upgraded to Corsair Vengeance Pro 2x8GB from...
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    Question Windows 11 PC Bricked after driver updates

    Hello, Recently I tried updating a 2-year-old PC after some time away, downloaded all the Windows 11 updates as well as updating the GPU drivers and installing the latest support for my CPU. I might have gotten a bit ambitious flashing the bios to the latest version, because after I did so...
  3. D

    Question Need help diagnosing my pc

    PC Specs: CPU: Intel I5 4460 (3.20 ghz) Motherboard: Biostar TB85 GPU:MSI RX Radeon 570 Armor OC 4GB Ram: (2x)4gb Team Group Elite 1600mhz DDR3 OS: Windows 10 Storage: Samsung Evo 500 gb SSD PSU: EVGA 600W Power Supply...
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    [SOLVED] How to remove?

    Quick question, quick answers (preferably) guys. How would you go about removing this: PIC - it’s not mine but it shows what happened pretty well View: Some BACKSTORY for a better idea of why and what the goal for this is - so, for a while I’ve been trying to...
  5. alexrossman13

    Question My PC is totally dead, here is what I have tried. Help!!

    Hello, so I have recently built a new PC. From the start I couldn't get it to power on at all. A lot of troubleshooting later, and finally I get the CPU and GPU fans to spin for... half a second. After this small success my PC went back to dead, no indication of any power at all. So next I...
  6. Karan1024

    [SOLVED] My pc is not POSTing anything

    I have acer veriton M20 series pc with 4gb ddr3 ram and third gen i5 processor with 1gb AMD 5450 grapics built for my educational purposes... Yesterday when i turned it on there was no POST, no beep. A thing i noticed was that the hdd light was glowing very very dim constantly but still not...
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    [SOLVED] Is my CPU Faulty?

    I built a pc with AMD Ryzen 3200g and an Asus B450plus motherboard. I updated the bios to the newest version with an older amd chip. But it still won’t boot.
  8. Nerdasaurus

    [SOLVED] Thermal Paste in AM4 Socket - Computer Won't Post

    Hi guys, My friend has recently attempted to build his first gaming PC, only to get a small amount of thermal paste stuck in his CPU socket and on his CPU. After a BIOS update, he managed to get his computer to post long enough to install Windows and a couple of programs, only for the computer...
  9. The Android

    Question Computer Hard Freezes Forcing me to Restart During Heavy Gaming

    Hey, so. about 3 weeks ago when playing AAA titles, my PC would reset out of nowhere with no bios error or beep codes, so I decided to reinstall windows in case of a faulty driver, yet that sort of fixed my problem, yet let another to arise, because now when i try to play any AAA title, my...
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    Question Desktop PC Suddenly Shut Down Now Refuses To Power On At All

    Went for a quick toilet break, and when I came back my computer was off and now wont start. I have done most of the troubleshooting that I can, but no matter what i do it just wont start. No fans start spinning, no nothing, but the GPU light turns on and USB connected devices seem to get powerd...
  11. Lennygenneret

    [SOLVED] Fans starts for a second and then shut off

    So, okay iam pretty new to building computers and i wanted to upgrade my pc with a new motherboard extra ram a better psu and a new gpu but now when i just install the cpu a ram stick i know that works and psu works as well the fans start spinning and shut off like a second after i am really...