Forum discussion tagged with Z390.
  1. K

    Question Will Aorus Z390 support new NVMe M.2 SSD with FOUR SATA drives?

    I currently have 4 drives (3 SSD & 1 HDD hooked up to my Z390 PC using SATA ports) I'd like to add more storage for games and an M.2 NVMe SSD seems like a good option for that. However I read somewhere that using the M.2 slots actually disables some of the SATA slots. I can't find where I saw...
  2. LORYT699

    Question pci e line for z390

    Hi I have a z390 tomahawk, a 9600k, and a sata ssd. I would like to upgrade with an m.2 ssd, probably a samsung 970evo or 980 pro. The question is, my config support x16 for the gpu and the x4 for the ssd? I ve seen mobo, cpu and chipset specs and all say differents things. msi say that can...
  3. WarMage3409

    Question 9900k with Z390 Aorus Master - Too hot

    Hello everyone, I'd very much like to get some feedback from you knowledgeable folks. My CPU is running too hot and throttling. My goal here would be to stabilize my system and get my CPU to run with as good a temp as it is realistically possible with my current hardware. From there, I'd very...
  4. F

    Question I can't boot any of my drives since updating the BIOS ?

    Hey! So as the title reads, I can't boot anything, not even my USB stick which has a fresh Windows installer on it. Before all this happened, my PC was working fine. So how did this start? Well, I recently picked up my new ram sticks and plugged them in my computer. I noticed that the speed...
  5. Michallo

    Question PC turns off immediately after turning on. Motherboard lights are all on.

    Hi, hopefully this is the right place for me to find the resolution to this tragedy. Today i received my new PSU and so started changing everything from my current setup with the new PSU. Just so you guys know I've got TUF Z390-PLUS GAMING motherboard, i9-9900k and 8x4 3200mhz Corsair ram, if...
  6. KosmoLMAO

    Question Does it exist?

    I am trying to pair 3200mhz memory with an intel i5 8500 cpu, I took a look at z390 motherboards and no z390 motherboard is available in any shops in my country, I do not want to buy a used motherboard, does anyone know other motherboards that support 9th and 8th gen cpu s and also 3200mhz memory?
  7. tomtom1298

    Question Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro does not see M.2 SSD's anymore, re-inserting them is a temporary fix.

    Hello! My Z390 last week decided to not see my 1 year old 2 M.2 SSD's. This is the situation: - Windows nor BIOS sees the M.2 SSD's, unless i re-insert them into their slots. The Bios states Slot #1 and Slot #2 are "N/A". Weird thing is, i have a 3rd M.2 SSD connected via a bridge into a...
  8. E

    Question Is my motherboard fried?

    Hello all! I built my pc back in 2018. I built it using the MSI Z390 MEG ACE (premium MoBo) and the BeQuiet Dark Power Pro 11 1000W which gave me good opportunities for locking the turbo clock for the i9 9900K that was newly released at that time. 1,5year ago my pc suddenly shut down and did...
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    Question OS M.2 suddenly stopped being recognised by Bios

    Hi, So i encountered something weird, as I powered my PC off, as usual, yesterday everything was fine. Today when I wanted to power it on, i ran into the windows repairing process. After having an error that it cant do anything, I looked into advanced options, where on every option i ran again...
  10. LORYT699

    [SOLVED] General question about oc

    Hi, I m not a lot familiar with oc, I never done some real oc on cpu or gpu ecc. My build is: z390 tomahawk i5 9600k 1060 6gb asus dual oc gskill royal 3200mhz cl 16 atc 800(cooler) I have some question about all the oc 1) Does the mobo have an important impact on the oc? I think yes but what is...
  11. LORYT699

    Question Burned ram in the same slot

    Hi, In my pc happens strange things my pc: msi z390 tomahawk i5 9600k @4.5ghz g.skill trident z royal 8x2 3200mhz cl16(XMP) & the burned rams samsung q 860evo 1TB atc800 1060 6GB asus dual sharkoon icewind black series 750W coolermaster td500l Now the problem: some sticks(4) of ram g.skills...
  12. Gabito197

    [SOLVED] Fast boot won't do anything

    Hi guys! If I enabled fast or ultra fast boot I keep seeing the manufacturer logo and I can access to the bios from boot, I don't see any improvement, is this normal or I'm missing something? Thanks! System specs: AORUS Z390 elite (F10 bios update) MSI RTX 2060 Ventus (511.65 drivers) i5...
  13. G

    [SOLVED] Using both M.2 slots on Z390-F Gaming

    Hello, I'm about to get a 2nd M.2 ssd for my Z390-F Gaming motherboard, and I've just heard that you can mess up your GPU from pcie x16 to 8x by using both of the 16x pcie ports. I have no clue where the ports even are and certainly not which one is 1st and 2nd, can anyone who sees this and...
  14. D

    [SOLVED] Z390 M Bios Update from f5 to f9

    Hello , I'm currently using motherborad Z390M -CF(according to CPU-Z) , I'm trying to update my bios from F5 to F9 but no luck , everything i try it gives me an error saying " bios id check error " . Was looking for guides on the internet and didnt find anything that helped. Would be glad to...
  15. IvQueiroga

    Question Boot-failure with Zotac 2070s on Gigabyte Z390M Gaming board ?

    Hey guys, i'm new here and have a question which I couldn't find answer to anywhere. I have a gigabyte z390m gaming with i7 9700k and 16gb hyper x predator 3200. I'm using windows 11, btw. My Zotac 2070s cant boot with this computer and i dont know why. It boots with my Rx 570, my 1660s...
  16. I

    [SOLVED] Arctic Liquid Freezer II 360mm fans

    Hello, need a little help troubleshooting a problem with my AIO fans. Currently have the ALF II 360mm front mounted with the tubes at the bottom of a lian li lancool 2 mesh performance case. I have plugged the only cable that comes out of the pump to the CPU fan header of a Asus ROG Strix z390...
  17. T

    Question FW LED update problem

    So i am trying to install Live Update 6 to update my FW LED because my leds does not work but it gives me this error "this application did not support this motherboard" when trying to install Live Update 6. The problem is that dragon center says that my FW LED vers. Is 00. Does anyone know how...
  18. Voltz.Benny

    [SOLVED] z390 motherboard RGB header

    Ok so i am doing a build where in the case its all black fans except the top one (thermaltake AH t600 if you were wondering) and i wanted to splash some extra cash and make that top fan the center piece of the build by having a single thermaltake riing quad there. My motherboard though is a rog...
  19. Ultimateh

    Question Why do the USB C ports on my MSI Z390 Godlike run at 2.0 speeds?

    I've checked the website and they are supposed to be 3.1 I would settle for any USB3 speeds but they read and write at 40mb/s and are recognized in the USBtreeview program as USB 2 I have removed the drivers of all my USB slots and even just did a BIOS update. Installed the official drivers...
  20. TempTop

    [SOLVED] i5-9500 compatibility w/ PRIME Z390-P straight out-of-box?

    I've ordered an i5-9500 and an ASUS PRIME Z390-P, the BIOS version needed for this processor is marked revision '805'. Seen here: https://www.asus.com/Motherboards-Components/Motherboards/All-series/PRIME-Z390-P/HelpDesk_CPU/ I'm wondering what BIOS revision this motherboard ships with and is...
  21. MrSix18

    Question PC Won’t Post with M.2 Installed, Boot Loop!

    hey guys, so as i stated this configuration worked FINEEEE for over a year now, no issues whatsoever! if i install an M.2 whatsoever in my motherboard, it WILL NOT even post, stuck in boot cycle, DRAM LED lights up, everything (fans, RGB, AIO, etc) turns on, but no motherboard lights, and it...
  22. G

    [SOLVED] No boot up! Z390 prime-a

    My specs: Case: Fractal Design Meshify C (white) Mobo: Asus Prime z390-A Cpu: i5-9600k Cooler: corsair h100i rgb pro xt Ram: 4 x 8gb xpg 3000 M.2 samsung Evo 1tb Gpu: Evga rtx 2070 super Psu: corsair rm850 fully modular -‐--------------------------------------- My problem: I plug in the power...
  23. A

    Question system not booting suddenly

    Hello guys I have samsung evo 970 m. 2 drive I addition to 2x 2b sshd firecuda Every thing was fine and working perfectly One of my sshds health was very low and i replaced it with newer one After removing dead sshd and connecting new sshd system suddenly not booting even when i connected...
  24. M

    [SOLVED] Is there an m.2 wifi card slot on my motherboard?

    Hello all, I have a Z390 gaming sli rev 1 mobo and was wondering if I could put a m.2 wifi card, if so where do I plug in the cords that connect to it? Thanks
  25. P

    Question MSI Z390 CPU LED

    CPU: Intel i5-9600k Mobo: MSI z390 Gaming Plus RAM: Vengeance 16GB PSU: 700Watt I am having an issue with this custom PC booting. I tried to no avail to tell the gentleman I was building this PC for that ordering parts off the internet would be much cheaper, however he decided that he wanted a...
  26. D

    Question Need help with addressing the problem

    So basically about a year ago I bought I5-9600K and Asus Z390-H and I didn't notice that the corner of the CPU is bent and I cannot RMA it as the store will put the blame on me (I bought the CPU as Tray and got it in transparent Intel CPU sort of shell). So my problem is that for a year the PC...
  27. L

    [SOLVED] Good motherboards for overclocking the i7-9700k?

    I'm looking for some good motherboards particularly in the z390 series. Budget $100-$200 Also could you please tell me why they are good? I never had a 'k' processor so I'm not really sure how motherboards differentiate from each other besides how much ram they can hold and how the bios looks.
  28. J

    Question ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO, Z390 AORUS MASTER or MSI MEG Z390 ACE for a 9900k ?

    My PC is on tech service and they are willing to change a Bad rog strix z390e (which is overheating). My best choice here is the aorus one, as I was concerned about temperatures going high on the maximus hero, but I dont like their RGB Fusion 2.0, is so dissapointing, I also have a lot of RGB...
  29. N

    Question Websites not Loading Properly On Any Browser

    Mobo: MSI MAG Tomahawk Z390 CPU: Intel Core i7-9700k GPU: EVGA Hybrid RTX 2080 Super RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR4 3200MHz Memory: XPG GAMMIX 2TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD PSU: ASUS ROG Strix 650W 80+ Gold Certified I just recently did a new PC build, with an MSI MAG Tomahawk Z390 Motherboard. Ever...
  30. E

    Question Asus z390-e crashing once a day after Bios Update

    Hey! My computer has been crashing for 3 days in a row. Specifications: Motherboard: ROG Strix Z390-E, BIOS (v.1502) PSU: Corsair HX750, Model number: SKU CP-9020137 , not sure of the amps. GPU: Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2080 super gaming OC white 8G CPU: i7-9700K 3.60GHz, unparked, overclocked to...
  31. M

    [SOLVED] is the Z390 pro4 good for overclocking

    i am planning to get one, my cpu runs at a base 3.7 ghz, how high can it boost it?
  32. pcgamer_4123

    [SOLVED] Cannot enable Bluetooth on ASRock Phantom Gaming 6 Z390

    Hi, I can't seem to enable Bluetooth on the ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 6. I've enabled it in the BIOS but windows won't see it - nothing in device manager etc. Have installed drivers from ASRock mobo support page as well. Has anyone else had this and managed to fix it? Thanks BIOS v4.30...
  33. J

    [SOLVED] i7 9700KF throttling at normal temps?

    I just recently build a new system with an i7 9700kf and an Asus rog strix z390-f mobo. But I'm having issues with the cpu throttling down to 4.2 GHz on all cores after 15 seconds or so of running Cinebench r20 (which results in a score of around 3200 compared to 3600 that others get with...
  34. D

    Question Building a PC for CSGO

    Hi guys, I was wondering to build a gaming rig for playing CSGO. This is what I came up with. Kindly tell/guide me regarding my specs. CPU - i5-9600k Mobo - Z390 MSI Pro GPU - Gtx 2070 Super RAM - 8x2 3400MHZ SSD - 500GB Samsung/Crucial HHD- 2TB Seagate Barr 7200RPM Cooler - Coolermaster...
  35. Faustasz610

    [SOLVED] Which motherboard should I choose for i7 8700 (non K)? ASUS PRIME B360M-A vs MSI Z390-A PRO?

    Hello, I am currently stuck trying to figure out which motherboard I should choose. Some people say B360 is better, but then others say Z370 is better. I've got an Intel i7 8700 non K CPU, and RTX 2060. I am not planning on upgrading my CPU any time soon, but I would like to have memory...
  36. H

    [SOLVED] Does the m.2 slot used effect the speed of m.2 NVMe drives?

    Hello, I have a Gigabyte AORUS z390 motherboard and I noticed that there are 3 m.2 slots m2m (top) m2a (middle) m2p (bottom) I just recently purchased an m.2 NVMe drive and was wondering if the slot that I install it on will effect the speed in any way? I have never installed an m.2 drive...
  37. H

    [SOLVED] Should i upgrade ryzen 5 2600x to an i5 9600K?

    Hello, Specs: Ryzen 5 2600x Mobo: B350 tomahawk GPU: 1070 TI Ram: 16 gb 3200 cl16 550W PSU So, lately i have been struggling with this CPU. I have been forced to OC because B350 motherboard doesnt support xrf2/precision boost overdrive of 2600x and it was giving me constanly 3.9 ghz and low...
  38. lucasesquivel308

    [SOLVED] Need Help Please

    I am going to upgrade to an i7-9700k pretty soon and I need a new motherboard that is compatible with the chip. I have selected 4 that I think are good in price points and quality from what I can tell. I do not have much knowledge in motherboards of how to tell which is "better". $200 give or...
  39. D

    Question GC-Titan Ridge with 2 RTX 2080 Cards

    Z390 AORUS MASTER(rev 1.0) BIOS Version F11c i9 - 9900K 32GB RAM (4X8) 2 - EVGA RTX 2080 GC-Titan Ridge (TBT Controller) 1 SSD SATA Drive The system works great without the TBT card. When I add the TBT card, I get no boot/video trying all of the video ports, including onboard. BIOS video...
  40. S

    Question Asus Aura software does not recognize motherboard

    Hi guys, I went to Armoury Crate software for my Asus Motherboard Z390E (brand new) and clicked update and updated all asus software. From that update, my asus aura and armoury crate does not recognize motherboard. I can change lights to light strip, graphic card, ram and on my ARGB header. My...