Forum discussion tagged with Z97.
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    [SOLVED] PC not booting - no fans spinning, only green LEDs

    Hi, I have recently put together a second PC for guests to use. For the motherboard, I used an ASUS Z97-A board that I got used a couple of weeks ago. I put an i3 on the board and it worked perfectly outside the case, turning it on using the on board power button. However, today when I put the...
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    Question Mobo's practically dead, need a compatible one I can actually find

    Turns out my Asus Z97 mini itx mobo's cpu socket has been the cause of many issues going on with my system (PC randomly shutting down, short circuit, etc). I went through a lot trying to identify this problem which was a real surprise. I couldn't find the same mobo anywhere or any z97 mini...
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    Question Is the Motherboard dead?

    Hey guys, First time for me here. A week ago I bought used Asus z97-h3d Mobo without checking the mobo (I know you think I did mistake but in my place that is normal). The guy who sold me the mobo said it was never been used and it's brand new which make sense since the mobo was in it's...
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    Question 2 CPU's died on me in the span of a couple hours. Help needed!

    Okay, this is a sad post. I'm an avid pc builder, who buys parts used and flips PC's. Was having a great week. Had an i7 4790k paired with a z97 board and an i5 4460 with an h81 mini itx board. I was testing a faulty gpu in my z97 board and downloading drivers for it with the igpu. Suddenly...
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    Question Bios freezes when mouse is plugged in

    Hey guys, Got a strange issue. I have a Asus z97-a motherboard that I updated today to ver. 3503 (I had a 1xxx version before). Update seemed to work, but when I enter the bios now it freezes within seconds if I have my steelseries rival 600 mouse plugged in. If i unplug the mouse right away...
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    Question Any good motherboard for a i7-4790k?

    Recently my asus z97 died, what motherboard should I buy? I dont want to buy used parts or upgrade What would be your recomendation? Thanks.
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    [SOLVED] Competability Issue.

    Hi, I am using an old <Expletive removed> pc which has msi p33 combo motherboard. Currently, I am using 6 gb of ram (1333). 4gb+2gb. Just want to add another 4gb stick. But the problem is, I tried twinmos and Adata 4gig kit with same bus speed. But my luck is not good. After that I found...
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    Back headphone jack gives static noise

    My rig has an Asus EX-B250-V7 motherboard, here's the link to the product https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/EX-B250-V7/overview/ Lately i've been hearing some static noise from the back headphone jack whenlistening to high pitch sound from the headphone, like some windows 10 effect sounds...
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    What is my RAM speed?

    So I just downloaded CPU-Z because I wanted to know if the RAM I have (8gb DDR3 HyperX Fury) is 1866MHz or 2133MHZ but I can't find that. It says that my NB Frequency is ~2700MHz , my DRAM Frequency is 933.6MHZ and my FSB:DRAM is 1:14.
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    High Current Pro Gold modular cables compatibility

    Hi, I bought used HCP Gold PSU but without PCI-E cables [it's semi modular so I have one 40A only]: it's 10 PIN connector, seller lost it :/ As one cable costs 10e on Antec site it's cheaper to buy used Antec PSU of other series as they seems to have the same connectors e.g. - HCG 620m I...
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    ACER/American Megatrends AP5C, Battery?

    I have an ACER AP5C with win98. Cannot find the battery, none. Won't boot, says battery low, hit F1 to resume to bios. I measured Jumper 15, .01 volts. Jumper 13 measures 5.05 volts. Any ideas what is wrong? Is there any way I can transfer my 2003 Quick Books and data from quantum ex HD win...
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    Acer Predator 300 shuts down

    My laptop keeps shutting down randomly, and at times I have trouble getting it to boot up. I can tap the space bar and it will start to boot then shut right back off. However, I can tap the space bar and it will boot all the way until I stop tapping the space bar. Any ideas on this? Power button...
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    What power box? Any suggestions?

    so i got a new mobo and cpu but i used my old power box and it burned out.So can you pls help by giving suggestions about what power box should i buy?My budget is 50$ or 50 euro. My pc specifications: processor:AMD FX-8350 Octa-Core 4GHz AM3+ graphic card:GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1050 Ti OC 4GB...
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    Help choosing between 4 dimm options

    Hey all. I over analyze and id like some help choosing the best option here under the guise of "performance per dollar" I am putting together my new build, and I can't for the life of me make a call between the following 4 (seemingly the same, but the timing is different). Please and thanks to...
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    how can I turn off password protected login for dell inspiron 17 5000 series? Thanks; it's a pain

    When turn computer off, won't let me access it again until I enter password. Says it's "password protected" Don't want or need this. How can I get it to turn on and just let me in?
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    i5-3470 For Gaming, Is It Time To Upgrade?

    I am debating weather or not to upgrade my cpu for gaming. I know I need a new GPU too (gtx 970) but the prices aren't where I want them to be at the moment. A few games like GRWL's get caught up on my processor and I am sick of frame drops. Will it be worth upgrading to an 8400/8600k?
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    Best CPU I can put in my old MOBO!

    Please help looking for best cpu to fit in my old computer along with should I upgrade my current power supply also it’s just a original one as well. MOBO: Nvidia NForce 720a Manufacturer: Pegatron Model: Violet LPCIO: Fintek F8000 Current MOBO: AMD Phenom x4 9750 (96w) Socket: AM2+ (940)...
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    Computer crashing AMD Northbridge fatal error

    Hello! These are the specs for my computer. Alright. Yesterday I my computer crashed while I was playing R6:Siege. The screen went black, there was audio for a few second and then it restarted. Everything seemed normal so I hopped back in a game, only for it to restart again. Ever since I...
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    Should I buy a new ssd or motherboard?

    Hey guys. (new here, scroll through the internet and found this awesome forum !) In general I use the computer for Music Production, Gaming, and a a little video editing I want the SSD to be for OS and Music programs (VST and etc...) My motherboard supports only Sata II, is there a big...
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    Help with PC

    So, I don't know too much about computers. I want to get a gaming pc for Christmas, I have a computer picked out, but I'd figure I'd ask the community if it is a good buy. My budget is around 1,300-1,400 and I'm not going to build. If you guys could look at these specs that would be great...