troubleshooting

Forum discussion tagged with troubleshooting.
  1. JoaoPauluu

    Question Strange noise on RTX 3060

    I bought a RTX 2060 a few months ago, and it was making a weird noise, i RMA'd it and after two months managed to get the RTX 3060 from Galax. But it makes the exact same noise of the other GPU. I'd like to know if it's a normal noise or if there's any way of fixing it without RMA'ing the card...
  2. L

    Question Keyboard making "ghost" inputs, but only on a few keys ?

    So, yesterday my Cougar 600k keyboard started making ghost inputs, seemingly out of nowhere. keyboardtester.com shows that the N key keeps being pressed constantly, sometimes being input as "," , the M key is entirely non-funcional, and the left control is also pressed sometimes, but strangely...
  3. my name is jeff

    Question Mouse and keyboard both light up but do not work ?

    I have the strangest problem. Both my mouse and keyboards have stopped working on my desktop. My mouse lights up but does not register any input. My keyboard with two USB's lights up but does not register input either. My second keyboards LED's does not light up and does not register any input...
  4. J

    Question Power on. Fans on. Motherboard RGB on. Boot to bios. Recognizes my ram and drive, but can't boot to windows?

    It's about exactly as the question title entails. I cannot boot to windows, its newly assembled (by me) and I'm stumped because it won't boot to windows, My PSU is 750W for the RX580 and I5 8500 so I don't believe that's the issue. My SSD drive is also recognized in the bios. I'm not really...
  5. M

    Question Computer won't boot after replacing my 3070 with an old 670 ?

    'Computer wont boot after replacing my 3070 with an old 670' All the fans spin including the graphics card which I am currently using in my old computer to write this post, so I know the card is fine, and I know the other components are fine as I was using it yesterday. Is this a compatibility...
  6. J

    Question Random PC Video & Audio Stuttering

    Hi All, So basically i am currently having an issue where my PC will randomly have massive performance issues. It isnt constant, it will occur randomly that my PC will go from putting out 90+FPS smoothly, to tanking is it does it this video, this usually comes with audio error that cant be...
  7. L

    Question Looking for a nice high bridge to jump from

    So I built a PC for the first time. It was a fantastic experience. At least it was at first. Now I have consistent rebooting issues and I can't get more than 5 minutes into a game without sudden restarts. Build is as follows: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor Corsair iCUE H100i RGB PRO...
  8. JoaoPauluu

    Question Really weird noise coming from PC

    I built a pc ~5 months ago. After 3 months I started noticing a strange sound coming from the gpu when the fans were above 50%; it was a RTX 2060 from Asus. I RMA'd the card, and this week my new card arrived. I ended up getting a RTX 3060 from Galax. The problem is that it makes the exact same...
  9. F

    Question hey, when i turn on my pc fans and keyboard and mouse light up, but my monitor shows no signal

    hello, so, recently, my extension cord came out of the wall plug and obviously my pc did not turn on, however, when i plugged it in and turned it on, the fans and the lights on the fans and the light on my keyboard and mouse turned on. i tried different outputs with different ports and i also...
  10. C

    Question PC crashes when gaming at 144hz

    Hello! I've seen some other people experiencing similar problems with games crashing with 144hz refresh rate on the monitor. The problem is that my PC is brand new and really need some advice on how to solve this problem. This happens when I'm playing (whatever game) and the computer restarts...
  11. D

    [SOLVED] Trouble with front RGB fans after AIO cooler install

    Recently installed a 240mm AIO RGB cooler that came with a hub and a 3-pin splitter that provides the RGB effect. The hub all connects to the a sata cable which goes into the power supply. I have tried many things such as using a different/another new SATA port on the power supply. I thought...
  12. S

    Question Likely driver issue, Frozen black screen, audio stops, can't put anything. Think I know the problem, how do I fix?

    Howdy, I've had this issue where, seemingly only when using chrome a minute or two, I get a frozen black (but the monitor is on and getting input) screen. Went into event viewer, it says I have user-mode driver problems. Something about an issue with an HID-compliant headset. Also note that I...
  13. D

    Question Computer has persistent freezing issue ?

    I built this computer pretty recently and it has a persistent issue with freezing. Basically It doesn't full freeze but none of the windows I have open work but I can still move my mouse the only fix I've found is to restart my computer. It happens a couple times a day. I did some research and...
  14. V.V

    Question BSOD loop after gaming Windows can´t install, (I need troubleshoot advice)

    Hi, people on the internet. I have a big problem with my editing/gaming build, it has been a reliable system for the past 4 years, yet about a week ago went full BSOD loop and Win10 will not complete the installation process. The specs: CPU: Intel I7 7700k (auto overclocked by MOBO) CPU...
  15. Michael934

    Question I need help ASAP!!!

    -System Specs- MotherBoard: MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) 3200MHz DDR4 CPU: Ryzen 5 5600x CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken M22 120mm AIO GPU: Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 6700 XT 12GB SSD...
  16. N

    Question Specific game doesn't save anymore

    Hi I am playing a game (Ori and the blind forest: Definitive Edition) after a crash (I think due to a lack of space on my drive) it is not able to save anymore. I don't have it with other games on my steam account, just with this one. I tried everything: I reinstalled the game, I made another...
  17. S

    Question PC refuses to post when GPU is plugged in?

    When my GPU is plugged into PCIe cables, the only component that will turn on is the RAM led. When I remove the PCIe cables but leave the GPU plugged into the motherboard, all of the components in the PC turn on, but the computer refuses to post. I got this build to post last week, but I had...
  18. Aidannc

    Question BSOD after I installed a new aio

    Here are my specs (https://pcpartpicker.com/user/aidanchiu/saved/#view=QVmmD3)** Describe your problem. List any error messages and symptoms. Be descriptive. I recently installed the NZXT m22 aio to my PC and my games and computer keep crashing. I am greeted with the "blue screen of death"...
  19. Moco26

    Question Ryzen 5 3400g crashing under load ?

    My system: CPU: Ryzen 5 3400g Ram: 1x8Gb Gigabyte 3000 MHz MotherBoard: Gigabyte B550 DS3H Storage: Adata M.2 SSD 500gb My build keeps hard crashing when the integrated graphics are in load, I can only play games for 2 o 5 minutes before a blacks screen and I have to power off the PSU. Tried...
  20. T

    Question New PC won't turn on / POST ?

    I finished a new PC but it won't turn on. There are no lights on the motherboard when I plug in the PC, and hitting the power button does nothing. I've already tried replacing every component inside (bought replacement MB and CPU, swapped out the RAM and PSU from my old PC, tried turning on the...