Forum discussion tagged with Z390.
  1. Gazownik

    Question New platform - AMD or Intel? / 3900x vs 9900k / i9 9820x

    Hey guys! I've been looking for some topics about choosing a proper CPU for gaming right now and couldn't find a straight answer. At the moment I've wanted to switch into Z390 chipset along with i9 9900k or i9 9820X but since the latter one is for 2066 I might reconsider it. Lately, a release...
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    Question Motherboard for rtx 2070??

    Hi, my spec Processor: core i5 9400f Motherboard: Asus prime b360m-a GPU: inno3d rtx 2070 gaming 8gb Ram: Corsair vengence 2 x 8gb ddr4 ram 4 x 7200 hardisk 1 x 240gb SSD Sound blaster z sound card and I won't overclock any of my component. So my question is, For my GPU (RTX 2070) and...
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    Question Gigabyte Z390 AORUS Ultra or MSI MPG Z390 gaming Pro carbon

    Hey guys I'm planning on buying a 9900k pretty soon and overclocking it to 5.0-5.1 ghz. I just need help and on deciding whether I should get the Gigabyte Z390 AORUS Ultra or the MSI MPG Z390 gaming Pro carbon. They both cost roughly the same for me. Thanks.
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    Question Which Motherboard for my i5-9600k?

    I’m looking for a cheap (as cheap as possible) Motherboard which is compatible with 9th gen Intel and can overclock. I’m not trying to go too insane with the OC, maybe around 4.0-4.6. I already have corsair’s H100i cooling system. I’m considering the ASrock z390 Phantom 4 ($100) and Gigabyte...
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    [SOLVED] 8700k vs 9700k no-iGPU for 1440p 144hz gaming

    I want to upgrade my PC since I feel that there is a bottleneck from my cpu. (CPU is constantly on 90% load when playing rainbowsix siege and can spike up to 100% when chrome is loaded on background) I am getting either a 8700k or a 9700 or a 9700k whichever is better of a 'value' (not...
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    [SOLVED] Aorus Z390 Can't load usb media to install Win10... Bad mobo?

    I have a gigabyte z390 aorus pro wifi that came in the mail today for a new PC build i7 9700k 2x8gb corsair vengeance It freezes on the Aorus splash screen after a few spins with a usb boot media inserted, but fine with kb + mouse. . I verified that my usb windows media is good by testing on...
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    Question Audio Issue - Asus z390 Tuf Pro Gaming (Wifi)

    Hey All, First post here. I just completed a new build using the Asus Z390 Tuf Pro Gaming (Wifi). I've been having an issue with the audio. I can get audio outputs from my bluetooth speakers. However, when I plug headphones into the front or back panels, the computer does not recognize that...
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    Question Do I have a 3-slot GPU on a motherboard with 2-slot spacing? So i cant use Nvlink if I buy the same exact GPU?

    Hello all, This is my current GPU: https://www.newegg.com/gigabyte-geforce-rtx-2080-ti-gv-n208tgaming-oc-11gc/p/N82E16814932064?Description=gigabyte%20gaming%20oc&cm_re=gigabyte_gaming_oc-_-14-932-064-_-Product https://www.gigabyte.com/us/Graphics-Card/GV-N2080TGAMING-OC-11GC#kf Here is my...
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    Question Can I get faster than 2400 Mhz with i3 9100F?

    Regarding the Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz C15 Desktop Memory Kit - Black (CMK16GX4M2B3000C15) - I'm looking to use this memory along with the Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro Wifi motherboard. This memory is listed in the board's Qualified Vendor List (QVL) as supported. I know...
  10. Rimio

    Question Gigabyte Z390 Gaming X - M.2 lanes

    Hi! So I want to install two Intel 660p Series 512GB M.2 drives on the two slots of the motherboard. Since each will run an operating system, they won't ever be in use at the same time. Two more SATA drives will be installed separately. The manual is very brief regarding M.2 connectivity and...
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    Question Can you turn off RGB lighting on Z390 Aorus Pro Wifi with BIOS only settings?

    Hello - I am very interested in the Z390 Aorus Pro Wifi. However it is critical that I am able to keep the inside of the case as dark as possible. Although lighting it up like a Christmas tree can be fun for gaming, for my purposes I want no lights at all on the inside, perhaps with the...
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    Question Best Z390 motherboard with built-in Wifi in $170 range

    Hi guys - I'm looking for the best Z390 motherboard that has built-in Wifi and will cost me no more than around $170, give or take a little. I need to build several systems, so the idea of splurging for a $200+ MB even if better is not in my budget. I am trying to decide between the Gigabyte...
  13. J

    Question Testing nmve m.2 slots on a Asus TUF Z390 Motherboard

    I have an ASUS TUF Z390-PRO Gaming motherboard and am trying to test the m.2 slots on it to see if one is faulty. This started when I was attempting to clean install windows on a brand new build using a pair of crucial p1 nvme ssd's with 500 gb each. At first, the motherboard and windows...
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    Question Slow SSD Speed on Asus Z390i

    Hello guys, I recently bought the Samsung 970 EVO PLUS and inserted it in the M2_1 port of my motherboard, Asus Z390i and I also installed the correct Samsung drivers (Samsung NVME Driver and Samsung Magician). The SSD works on PCIE Gen 3 x 2 and I am receiving half the speed I am suppose to...
  15. xjcarter99x

    Question Mobo 5v ADD RGB and EVGA

    I am looking at the EVGA x299 FTW, x299 Dark, z390 FTW, and z390 Dark. I have a question on 5v ADD RGB support and the headers. I cannot see anything about whether the motherboards have RGB headers, or if they could support sync with a RGB controller with a 3 pin MB sync connector (4 pin slots...
  16. xjcarter99x

    Question RAM, Motherboard, and CPU Compatibility

    I am looking at a EVGA Z390 Dark motherboard, as well as the Intel i9 9900k CPU. I am having difficulty selecting a compatible RAM stick for it. The motherboard supports DDR4 4600MHz and the CPU shows only DDR4 2666MHz. Am I completely limited to 2666MHz RAM, or can I go with something higher...
  17. velocci

    Question good but not too expensive z390 motherboard for i7-8700k or 9700k

    HI all, can anyone recommend a good but not too expensive z390 motherboard for my i7-8700k or 9700k? I'm not a gamer. this PC will be used for watching movies via Plex and photoshop editing.
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    Question Does anybody successfully run 64GB RAM with i9-9900K and Z390?

    Hi My old PC had 32GB, which was a bit tight for my taste, so I am looking for new box with 64 GB. I am looking through QVL for several boards from Asrock, Megabyte and Asus. They list very few 64 GB modules and all of them are out of stock (like F4-3000C14Q-64GTZ, F4-3000C15Q2-64GVR...
  19. techflame700

    [SOLVED] What motherboard should I get?

    I am going to be using an i5 9600K. I am deciding between the Gigabyte Z370XP SLI and the Gigabyte Z390 Gaming X. I kinda want to use the Z370XP SLI because of its additional USB headers and a better audio chip but I am worried about compatibility. Will the Z370XP SLI ship with a compatible...
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    Question I7 8700K

    I purchased an ibuypower system with an 8700K. It has an AIO cooler but i suspect it's not that great. Running MSI Z390 pro, i turned on Turbo enhance to run all 6 cores at 4.7. It hits 100C and throttles periodically on intel extreme tuner. I'm merely a casual gamer, and was tinkering. Do...