Forum discussion tagged with Z170.
  1. zantaff

    Question Z170-A giving high Vcore values on a 6700K

    I'm overclocking my i7 6700k on a Z170-A mobo. I was using the mobo's "EZ Tuning" feature to get a benchmark for how much I can overclock my CPU on this board before manually setting it. It has essentially 3 different tuning settings and each seemed to give me higher than normal Vcore values...
  2. Foyboi

    Question Bluescreen after flashing bios

    Just updated the bios on my Asus Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura and now my PC won’t boot. I can get to bios, but when I try to launch windows I get to the bluescreen/error screen. Windows auto troubleshoot doesnt work. I reset CMOS. I think I set bios to default settings(its kinda hard to tell). I tried...
  3. K

    [SOLVED] Accidentally hit clear CMOS button

    Hello all, First of all my system specs: Mobo: Asus Z170 Deluxe CPU: i7 6700K Bootloader: Clover PSU: Corsair RM750 OS: Separate SSD dual-boot MacOS Sierra & Windows 7 Ultimate (64bit) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 512GB(MacOS) & 256GB (Win7) RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport PC4-21300 (4x8GB) GFX: 1080 Ti...
  4. K

    Question 2.04v recorded on vcore in BIOS Msi z170-a SLI Plus

    CPU: i7 6700k Motherboard: Msi z170s SLi plus Ram: 16gb g-skill aegis 3000mhz SSD/HDD: 128gb adata ssd, 1.5tb toshiba HDD GPU: Gtx 1070 PSU: Corsair cx 500 Chassis: Bitfenix Comrade OS: Windows 10 pro I had this issue with my 6600k as well. Cpu-z is recording the correct voltage but the board...
  5. M

    Question BIOS Loses Configurations If Disconnected From Power

    I have a Asus Z170i Pro Gaming motherboard that seems to be otherwise completely functional, but it only retains BIOS settings as long as it's connected to a power source. If I unplug the power or switch off the power supply, all my BIOS settings are lost. I tried another CMOS coin battery from...
  6. A

    Question Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 7 debug code C1 with Corsair RAM

    So if you see my previous thread I got a refurbished gigabyte motherboard after the one I had fried because of improper repair by Gigabyte. The were generous enough to replace with another board under warranty. But it didn't boot with my Corsair vengeance LPX 3000Mhz (CMK16GX4M2B3000C15R) 16GB...
  7. M

    [SOLVED] How will an i5 6600k + z170 fit into my build?

    Hello! I was wondering how this upgrade would fit into my PC. Currently I'm running a i5 3470 being cooled by a Corsair H60 on a Gigabyte H77, 2x4GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Corsair Vengeance, included with a GTX 1060 6GB by MSI, along with a 700watt Corsair PSU. All I need to run at one time is OBS...
  8. N

    [SOLVED] What motherboard among these? (Z170 chipset)

    Hi there! As I explained on this other thread (https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/motherboard-or-cpu-dead-not-sure-which-one.3442824), either my CPU or motherboard was busted. Now, I am almost certain that the motherboard is gone and I need to replace it with a new one. The ones I was...
  9. ririx4268

    Question need advice on choosing a new laptop!

    Greetings, i'm considering purchasing a new budget laptop that'd i'd more than surely game on, and after around two months of delaying it, reading about models within my budget and searching through several online retailers, i've kind of had a grasp of what i want, GPU wise, as far as the...
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    Can I run GTA 5 with 4 gb ram and Intel graphics 4400 and Intel i5 4th generation clock 1.70ghz

    Can Can I run GTA 5 with 4 gb ram and Intel graphics 4400 and Intel i5 4th generation clock 1.70ghz
  11. A

    [SOLVED] Pci-E 2.0 x16

    So i have a dell optiplex 990 MT whit I5 2500 and 8Gb of ram. I want to put in a small profile gtx 1050 ti but when i start the program named HWMONITOR it says that my pcie slot is only 10w??? The card is 75w and 3.0 pcie. Is there a problem or bug whit the program because a see alot of sistems...
  12. prince_xaine

    [SOLVED] HIbernation Windows 10

    This might be a strange question, but here goes. With Hibernation disabled, turning on the computer from a shut down state takes around 22 seconds including BIOS. With Hibernation enabled, turning on the computer from a shut down state takes around 12 seconds including BIOS. The question is...
  13. C

    Installing M.2 into motherboard (missing screw)

    Hello, I'm currently looking at installing a basic M.2 into my build. (https://www.cclonline.com/product/265239/WDS240G2G0B/Solid-State-Drives-SSDs-/WD-Green-240GB-SATA-III-M-2-2280-Internal-Solid-State-Drive/SSD0898/) I have the B350 Gaming Plus Motherboard. My question is, I have lost the...
  14. A

    [SOLVED] Want to upgrade cpu on Toshiba L505-ES5034

    I have a Satellite L505-ES5034 with a i3 330m processor. The chipset is an Intel HM55. Bios is an Inside 1.40. I wanted to know what processor can i upgrade too. I been searching online and can't find a solid answer. Closes answer i came too was to use an i5 540m or an i7 620m. I would...
  15. A

    Can I play these games

    My rig- q8400,gt 1030 2GB DDR5,8GB DDR3 Ram,1600x900 resolution. Can I play cod ww2,ac unity,gta v on this pc without fps drop? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0B7i9zIy9Q https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S22Umn-kcMY&t=2s https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5UWK2mijZPA In this video,I saw that he was...
  16. P

    8350 4.4 GHz idle Volts?

    So I wanted to OC it to 4.4 ghz and I did it and I passed the stress tests from prime95 + Valley both at the same time for 30 min and whats weird for me when the PC is under load the voltage slowly dropping to a certain point, I think it was 1.35 cca but when PC is on idle my voltages go high at...
  17. S

    800$ Gaming PC

    My budget is 800$ and I have to buy everything in this budget... I'll be doing gaming,video editing for yt and some music production. I was doing some research and got confused about Intel vs amd stuff, Right now I don't have anything so I need a full build. Thanks in advance.
  18. H

    Need info on upgrades

    Needing to know if and what I can upgrade this PC to be able to play modern games. Seems it's just out of reach with games I want to play like Ark, Rust, SCUM, No Man's Sky, etc. Been told to just buy/build a new one but just want to get but for a bit too I can afford to. This is the PC...
  19. F

    Plug Headphone/Mic into monitor instead of pc

    I currently have my headphones/mic plugged into my front panel options. Lately there have been a few bugs with it so I was wondering how to plug them into my monitor instead. I use a jack splitter on my headphones that has a mic on it. When I do try to plug it into my monitor no sound comes out...
  20. R

    Can I Play Gta V On Hp Pavilion Dv6 dx 7000 series???

    HP Pavilion Dv7 dx-7000 series Core i7 (2nd Generation) Quadcore large HD 17.3 inch display with Beats by Dre Audio sound Manufactor: HP Type: Notebook Model: Pavilion Dv7 Processor: Intel Core i7 2nd Generation Quadcore Hard Drive: 250 GB RAM: 4 GB. Builtin Graphics : Intel HD graphics...