Forum discussion tagged with vrm.
  1. Python311

    Question Whining sounds under low load - Deepcool PX850G

    [Moderator Note: moved from Motherboards to Power Supplies per OP request.] Hello everyone. I got a new PC with the specs: PSU: Deepcool PX850G 850W Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING B650M-PLUS (WIFI) CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 7600 CPU AIO Cooling: EKWB EK-Nucleus AIO CR240 Dark GPU: GTX 1050ti When my...
  2. Seabass101

    Question Best GPU Non Conductive Thermal Pads?

    I would like to exchange the Thermal Pads on my GPU. What would be the best non conductive Thermal Pads that are easy-ish to get as well? Looking to get temps as low as possible.
  3. Seabass101

    Question How to find out what Thermal Pad size you GPU has?

    I have a RX 7600 Sapphire Pulse and could not find Thermal Pad specs used. So how would you go about finding out the correct size of Thermal Pads to use?
  4. Lightyers

    Question VRM Clearance on X670E PLUS WIFI

    i have a arctic liquid freezer II 360m and the brackets are over the VRMS, not sure if this okay or not! Pics below
  5. S

    [SOLVED] Asus PRIME B450M-A and Ryzen 5 5600G - VRM issues/power throttle?

    Hi, I have Asus PRIME B450M-A motherboard and Arctic Freezer A35 CPU cooler. Also, I currently have Ryzen 5 PRO 3400G and RX570 8GB graphics card. I would like to upgrade my PC with Ryzen 5 5600G but I'm not sure if it will run without any problems on that motherboard (with that cooler)...
  6. raptor2012rom

    [SOLVED] Random Crashes and BSOD , is it a motherboard fault ?

    Hi guys. I have some of an old PC that I can't seem to fix. I got random freezes in the system or while gaming sometimes. At the time I've got 12gb RAM (4gb Crucial and 8gb kingston). Thought the motherboard (Asrock 960gm-vgs3 fx) wasn't compatible with the ram so I bought 2x 4GB sticks of...
  7. J

    Question Motherboard for Ryzen 9 7950x - Suggestions?

    Hello! I have been looking at different boards for the Ryzen 9 7950x and i have never had such a rough time deciding. Essentially I don't care about the chipset variants as they don't need any of the features this time around. What I am mostly concerned about with the lower end models are the...
  8. hotfusion

    Question Need Help With VRM Section.

    Hello, I have been having problems with the VRM section of my Gigabyte H97m-D3H motherboard. It has killed 2 CPUs so far because of shorted mosfets. First time was an i7, PC simply refuses to turn on, fans only slightly moves when pressing the power button. After finding out the two shorted...
  9. P

    Question VRM Motherboard Heatsink

    Hello everyone, I was leaning towards pairing an i9-11900k with the Gigabyte Z590 Aorus Pro AX (rev. 1.0). However, I realized that part of the VRM of the motherboard is not covered by the heatsink, as seen in the picture attached( image ). Will it be a problem when it comes to temperatures...
  10. T

    [SOLVED] Msi b660 pro A vs msi mag b660m mortar

    I have seen a lot of benchmarks that says that the mortar one is the superior one(vrm wise and points wise) BUT the comparison were between msi b660m pro A and b660m mag mortar. Now my option with pro A is normal one(not micro atx) and b660m mag mortar. So my only question is:if the pro A one...
  11. Sam mainman

    [SOLVED] Asus Prime B550-Plus versus MSI B550m Pro VDH ?

    am currently seeking to upgrade my system , and am going with Ryzen CPU's and a B550 motherboard I was considering to get an Msi B550m Pro Vdh since its around my budget and it has decent VRM's enough for 5600X and the price of this board is within my budget at around 150$ locally but I recently...
  12. Variabler

    [SOLVED] Are VRM temps an issue for i5 10400f+H510M-A Pro combo?

    I'm about to build a PC for gaming and I'm having a hard time choosing a motherboard due to concerns about the performance of the CPU. I'm going to use the I5 10400f+RX 6600 Eagle 8G and I was considering MSI H510M-A Pro as the motherboard. But after some research, I came across the opinion...
  13. T

    Question Blue screen of death and error 43, possiby bricked GPU

    during gaming my laptop crashed abruptly displaying the :( blue screen. CPU is working fine but GPU isn't responding, I checked display adapters in device manager and it showed error 43. So far I've uninstalled and reinstalled nvidia drivers 6 or 7 times including using older versions, also used...
  14. B

    [SOLVED] Can VRM even throttle itself if it has no thermal sensors installed?

    My Acer predator laptop has a gpu that doesn’t have any thermal sensors installed in its vrm, (for all I know atleast). There’s no vrm sensors showing up in any 3rd party monitoring software. Is it possible for the vrm to thermal throttle if it doesn’t even have any thermal sensors? The...
  15. C

    [SOLVED] B450 Tomahawk MAX + R9 5900x

    Hey! I've just bought my new 5900x and im currently running a 2700x with my MSI B450 Tomahawk Max, the new CPU will arrive in the next few days. I've seen a video from Hardware Unboxed where he said that the Tomahawk will handle it perfectly with it's VRM. So for almost after a year now, can...
  16. T

    Question Idle power draw stuck at 640W

    Hi, I was looking for some advice. I have a feeling this is something to do with the VRMs maybe. This laptop had an overheating problem due to really old thermal paste and a fan that was almost totally blocked. I have since cleaned the paste off. Reapplied new paste and cleaned out the fans...
  17. J

    [SOLVED] Scratched/dented motherboard Vrm capacitor by cooler ?

    Hello, when I took my cooler off I noticed that the Vrm capacitors had slight movement. And upon closer inspection there seems to be a scratch on the paint of one capacitor and seems like a dent (haven't seen it upclose yet). The rest seems fine aside from the slight movement it had when the...
  18. siam siddique

    Question can I overclock or change mosfet?

    I have gigabyte b450 gaming x containing the worst mosfet of human history for low side 4c06n & for higher side 4c10n....... can I overclock 5800x extremely with direct airflow over the vrm?? & is it possible to replace the mosfet with 4co24n & 4c029n??
  19. L

    [SOLVED] Upgrading CPU with processor, Motherboard and RAM

    HI Im building CPU for professional work of MAYA at home, The system might have to be on and running Maya for 14 Hours or more. i have partially built my PC with following parts SMPS - Gigabyte B650 GPU - Sapphire RX480 nitro+ OC 8GB HHD- WB red 4 TB these can't be changed which is already...
  20. B

    Question Asus Prime x570-Pro good enough for Ryzen 5950x?

    Will the Asus Prime x570-Pro motherboard be good enough to handle the Ryzen 5950x? I am planning to use up to the max boost clock of 4.9 Ghz most of the time and this motherboard has 12+2 VRM. Not sure what the VRMs mean exactly, but I heard the higher the number the better it can handle...
  21. geckovic02

    [SOLVED] Will it throttle? MSI X570 A PRO /w Ryzen 9 3900x/Ryzen 7 5800x

    Hi! So yeah... My old B450 motherboard gave up and I really needed the PC so I quickly bought a x570 board that fitted my connectivity requirement... And that's how I got the Msi X570 A Pro. Anyways, since I have a x570 board now, why not upgrading to a better CPU: Currently I'm running a...
  22. D

    [SOLVED] i9 9900k + TUF Z370

    Hello, Currently, I own an Intel 8700. I want to upgrade my system to an 8 core CPU for high refresh rate gaming. So, I was thinking to go for an i9 9900k or an i7 10700k. I am more inclined towards the 9900k as I don't have to buy a new motherboard. But, I am not sure if my current...
  23. Soap2G

    [SOLVED] Possible fried VRM on RTX 2070 armor?

    Hi! Long story short: my 2070 is stuck at 300MHz clock, and in GPU-Z the Board Power Draw field is at 580W idle! Also the GPU chip is strangely high (619W). Got this card from a friend. What further tests can I do? Is the issue solvable? Any ideas? EDIT: no RMA possible Idle state of the card:
  24. K

    [SOLVED] Question about B550 ASUS ROG STRIX F-Gaming's VRM.

    I have a doubt about this motherboard's VRM. I've read in several reviews that the VRM is designed with a 4+2 layout or whatever that means, I know only basic stuff regarding motherboard VRMs. My main concern is a comment I read in one of those reviews, and I proceed to quote it right now: Is...
  25. jason0735

    [SOLVED] Motherboard VRM Fried?

    I was doing some overclocking on my CPU and when I booted into Windows the computer just shut off. In the BIOS I reset to the Defaults, and it still couldn't go into Windows. I at first thought it was my Windows being corrupted and so I tried to restore my boot drive to get into windows but...
  26. fahoosa9

    [SOLVED] Motherboards VRM for no OCing setup ?

    So i want so start building my first PC next year, im currently gathering the parts one by one. Im planning to build my system in b450 motherboard, if im not going to overclock my CPU should i choose the MSI B450 A-Pro MAX or MSI B450m Pro-VDH will be enough??. I know that the A-Pro MAX has...
  27. E

    [SOLVED] VRM/MOS FAN 12,000 RPM Help

    VRM/MOS FAN 12,000 RPM. I tried changing it in the MSI BIOS (latest version) and no matter what I clicked on, it stayed running at 12,000 RPM (MAX speeds). None of the setting options increased or decreased the the fan in MOS, Smart Fan mode changed nothing, All Full Speed changed nothing...
  28. M

    [SOLVED] Does qvl in PSU Imoptant????

    Hello - Is it important to use psu in Motherboard QVL list ? another questions : does this PSU from EVGA Good with MSI Unify Z490? is this PSU has 2x8pin cpu power connecter beacuse the mother board has 2x8 pin cpu power connector ? does this PSU good in general? PSU LINK ...
  29. SaintAxiom

    [SOLVED] B450 vs X570 mobo

    I'm upgrading to a Ryzen 5 3600 which I plan to overclock (maybe to 3.8 or 4) and need a new board to go with it. I ordered a B450 mortar max for $120 because it has pretty good vrm and it was cheap but now I'm second guessing. My question is should I refund the B450 and just eat the extra cost...
  30. A

    Question Electrical, High Pitched Noise coming from somewhere the motherboard, it gets better with disabling idle processor state. What can cause this?

    Dear All! So I purchased a new pair of cans recently (HD600) with headphone amp. As I turned it on a noise became audible while adjusting the volume. It was so familiar. Then it hit me. It was the exact noise that I was constantly hearing from my PC. It has never really bothered me until this...
  31. Zemmex111

    [SOLVED] Gpu VRM's causing pc freeze

    Hey guys, I've had some issues with my gpu (Evga gtx 970 ftw acx 2.0 v1) for the past 2 months. My pc would completely freeze within 5 minutes when i tried to play a game. When i used my pc for light task like Google chrome, Word, Powerpoint and Excel, The pc wasn't running into any issues but...
  32. R

    [SOLVED] Need Help Please- Best Motherboards for Ryzen 7 2700X for achieving great overclocking!

    Hello Guys, I'm planning to build my first custom pc with Ryzen 7 2700X processor. I have selected almost every pc parts except the motherboard. I'm searching for a budget motherboard that makes overclocking of Ryzen 7 2700X easy, safe and long lasting. Please share your opinions. Thanks!
  33. T

    [SOLVED] PC Restarts while gaming without any reason.

    Hello, I have been having this issue for a week or two where my PC restarts mid gaming, Sometimes it restarts as soon as I start a game, sometimes after 2-3 hours. I already tried various things such as swapping my PSU, GPU I also tried Updating my GPU Drivers, Chipset Drivers and resetting my...
  34. thomas123321

    [SOLVED] z490 motherboard for 10600k overclock

    There are 3 options, MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WIFI MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Plus Gigabyte Z490 VISION G I saw the gamer nexus video on the z490 motherboard about the vrms and all, i want to know is there a difference between the gaming plus and gaming edge wifi in its power delivery, vrms etc and...
  35. V

    [SOLVED] Vrm and stability of gigabyte b365 Vs Asus b365

    Hi I wanted to ask which of following GIGABYTE B365M GAMING HD ASUS PRIME B365M-A Will have better VRM and general stability with i7 9700. And which one will be better to have for long term.
  36. Pijmzhchus

    [SOLVED] Is my B350 VRMs enough for 3900X?

    I have a MSI B350 Gaming Pro Carbon. Right now I have R5 1600 installed, but I wanna upgrade to R7 3900X. Is this board and it's VRMs good enough for 3900X? Possibly 3900XT? Thank you for feedback!
  37. Saphity

    [SOLVED] Fried VRM's fried my cpu, i sent mobo to fix and they replaced VRM's successfully. Is it safe now to get another CPU without frying it?

    Mobo is B250m pro-vdh, cpu fried was i5 7400, my new proc is i5 7600. If the VRM's were safely replaced (which they 100% are) it should be just fine, right? Will post results later tomorrow
  38. Elpasadobl

    [SOLVED] AMD FX6300 and Asus970 bottleneck

    Hello dear friends! I come to you in dire need of help, hence my electronic calculating machine is unable to give me joy in playing games no more. I have a rusty bucket with junk old machine and lately was sometimes even unable to watch videos in youtube - constant stutters, same in games...
  39. S

    [SOLVED] Can i put FX-8300 in ASrock 970de3 u3/s3

    Hello i have a question i wanna upgrade my ,, budget "rig My Pc: ASrock 970de3 u3 / s3 Phenom II x4 965 BE 4x2GB ddr3 ram Asus strix 470 4GB Fsp hexa series he-500 My question is: can i buy and put Fx-8300 in this mobo? in other forums say, yes asrock website say yes. i can put am3 +...
  40. B

    Question Vrm overheating?

    I play GTA with friends mostly these days and ever since i got the game in 2015 i get frame drops every 5-10 minutes. Ive checked the clock speeds during those moments and they go from 4.2GHz to 1.4GHz for a few seconds. Graphics do not make a difference. Could extra fans or more airflow in...