Forum discussion tagged with zen.
  1. Potheker

    [SOLVED] Is it worth it buying a "good" Mainboard for performance? (especially for Smart Access Memory / Resizable BAR)

    So I just found out that AMD Smart Access Memory (Resizable BAR) is a thing on my components (RX 6800 and Ryzen 5 3600) but sadly I also found out that my decision to buy the cheapest possible Motherboard (Asrock A320M-HDV R4.0) made me miss out on it, as it doesn't support it. So the question...
  2. Giras

    [SOLVED] Need help --- what mobo for next upgrade !!

    Hi i will sell my b450 tomahawk and r5 and want upgrade for next zen 3 and rx 6000 so which mobo should i get from this list from 1 >>last? MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK ----------- ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming 4------- Gigabyte B550 AORUS ELITE---------- X570 Aorus Elite------------------- MSI MAG X570...
  3. OrdJk

    [SOLVED] I was wondering what is the difference in the different nm's of ryzen chips ?

    Like for example ryzen 5 3600 is a 3rd gen (7nm) ryzen 7 2700x is a 2nd gen (12nm) Like what is the difference in these nanometers ?? any suggestions would be appreciated
  4. T

    Question Sell my Ryzen 5 2600 for i7-4790K

    Hi everyone, So I have a Ryzen 5 2600, 16 GB 3200 MHz DDR4 Ram, GTX 1060 6GB. The problem is I really dont feel like im using the Ryzen to its full potential at all as I literally ONLY game on my PC. Before I had the Ryzen, I was running a i5-4590 with the same gfx card, and I've seen no...
  5. Flame1

    [SOLVED] X470 3rd gen bios updates disable 1st gen compatibility?

    Hello, I have heard from my friends that if I update the bios of my motherboard to the newest one, it will erase the compatibility with my 1st gen Ryzen cpu.. is that true?
  6. B

    Question Am5 cpu investment

    Hey everyone, so the issue is that im not 100% sure that am5 is coming next year with ddr5. So my question is should i just make a build with a 9600k and ddr4 ram now and upgrade to a ryzen 9 4th gen and XX80TI next year (Big boost in income next year). So should i buy ddr4 and a 3600 now and...
  7. B

    [SOLVED] Will this Motherboard work with the Ryzen 7 2700?

    Just to clarify, I am not a beginner when it comes to building PCs but I'm no master either. I recently bought a new MOBO, CPU & RAM for my PC when I decided to upgrade from the AMD FX-8350 to a Ryzen 7 2700. So I did my own research online before I bought everything just to be sure I wasn't...
  8. Y

    Having Trouble Updating BIOS for HP DC5100 Motherboard

    Hello. I am having trouble finding a working BIOS updater for Windows 7 64 bit for this motherboard. The motherboard is the HP EL820US. I know the latest revision is 1.10a, but I can't install it, because none of the installers support Windows 7 64 Bit...
  9. P

    My computer works slow compared to other computers

    So I got gtx 660 and i5 660 and compaired to other gtx 660 its a lot worser for example guy on youtube did cinebench for gpu on gtx 650 and he get about 60fps and i on my gtx 660 had 40fps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESKA8qwYIMA . Gtx 660 should be better than gtx 650 whats happening. I...
  10. V

    PC does single things slowly

    When i got my pc it ran perfectly for like 9 months then it couldn't run Chrome without crashing and everything was slow, I optimized hard drive cleaned dust it didn't work. Then i opened it weeks later and my pc was back to normal. Now its happening again. Specs FX-8300, stock cooler GTX 1060...
  11. V

    MSI Gaming Laptop gets very hot

    I use an MSI Apache Pro GE72VR 7RF with an i7 processor and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card. The only game I play is overwatch, which I run at all lowest settings at about 100~ fps. This makes my computer get really hot, specifically my CPU hitting 90*c+ regularly while ingame. Overwatch...
  12. A

    Reinstalled RAM- PC won't turn on

    I had a problem where my RAM would constantly be at 80 or 90% I decided to reinstall my RAM but when I reinstalled it the PC would not turn on properly again. Everytime I turn on the PC the fan starts making noise and all the lights inside the computer light up, but after 2 or 3 seconds the fan...
  13. W

    Old Power supply + 1070 HOF

    Hi everyone, so i just ordered my Galax Gtx 1070 Hall of fame and i will have it tomorrow. but I am not sure if I should change my 7 years old power supply ? it is ADATA 80+ Bronze 550w. it is running very well and never had a problem with it, Has 2*6+2 connectors where I'll need both for the...
  14. L

    Wirerless networking witb wifi and no internet for screen mirroring.

    We must have gotten disconnected. I have a marshmellow 6.0 smartphone with wifi. Tv that's not smart, have smartbeam, and hotspot and have no internet and want to know how i can screen mirror. Can u help?
  15. U

    Insufficient Power = 2nd GPU Not Recognized?

    I just updated my processor and its drawing enough power more than the old one to put me near the max of my PSU (650W). 2x 7950s were working before the upgrade, now only one is recognized (BIOS, Radeon options, CPU-Z, Device Manager). But the fan is running on the unrecognized GPU. The boost...
  16. H

    Dell T5500 - connect Sam 840 SSD to Raid?

    Hi peeps, read a lot of info on here that is a little old so wanted to check.. I have a Dell T5500 and wanted the Samsung 840 Pro SSD's I have (2) to work faster than the sata II interface. I've read that I can install a PERC H310 raid controller that will speed up my drives somewhat :) ? There...
  17. R

    Stuttering in most of my games

    So I manage to buy a fairly new rig, couple months ago and I managed to play quite a few titles (both recent and some old ones), like: TEW2, RE7, Mass Effect Andromeda, COD Black Ops 2 etc. And I'm getting stuttering in most of my games. I tried to lower graphics on most of my games like The...
  18. P

    Reasons why cpu [system] wont boot

    My new PC build won't boot my mobo has a led that lights up for different problems and it said my CPU is the problem Motherboard : msi z270 gaming pro carbon CPU:i7 7700k
  19. B

    BF4 FPS drops to almost 0 at random intervals, GPU at 135MHz during this.

    Recently my gaming experience on BF4 has been plagued by MASSIVE FPS drop at random intervals it seems. Game runs very well on Ultra and out of nowhere it drops to 1 or 0 fps for about 30 seconds, then plays normally again. I have used mutiple temperature testing software and they never go...
  20. B

    MSI GT 80 titan will not play games offline

    Had my titan for a while, issues the entire time. Sent it to msi because steam or gog.com w o uld not play games in offline mod. Sent it back. Fresh windows install. Worked great at home. Forst time I take it to work to use with no Internet. Exact same issues.
  21. M

    1 bleep then 3 beeps

    Hi Upgraded from 2 x twin fozer 6950's to 1 x strix rx 480 1 longish beep then 3 beeps which i guess signals graphic card problem wont give signal to tv (used as monitor hdmi) motherboard is rampage 2 extreme with bios 2101 which is years old but latest i think psu is hiper -hpu-4m880-pe...
  22. Ibreakthings

    CPU overheating with better cooler

    I have just recently gotten a Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 to replace my Hyper TX3 used on a QX9650 @ 4.0GHz 1.31Vcore. My old temps with the TX3 were 75C Benchmarking/65C Load/ 45C Idle and now with the Freezer 13 its 99C Benchmarking/87C Load/ 50C Idle. I reseated the heatsink 6 times and...
  23. K

    Wanting to know if the m.2 motherboard is enough storage

    Searching the Web found a motherboard with a m.2 port will that have enough storage for now or will I need to get some ssd's
  24. A

    Can I Uprade to R9 380

    Het guys, I want to upgrade my graphic card to an ASUS Radeon R9 380 But I don't know if my pc can support it. Can you please help me My rig spec: OS : Windows 10 Home 64 bit CPU : Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.4 GHz GPU :R9270-DC2OC-2GD5 PSU : Delta 500 watts power supply RAM : 16 GB DDR4 2133...
  25. T

    4 gb ddr3 1333mhz(old) + 4 gb ddr3 1600 mhz(bought) Dual or single channel

    I have 4 gb ddr3 1333mhz installed before a year. Now I had bought 1600 MHz 4 gb ddr3 ram. My PC specs: Asus M5a78lm/usb3 Amd fx 6300 gt 730 4 Gb ddr3 ram(now installed) another 4 gb ram yet to install in my mobo. Will it make any difference on gaming,will my mobo be using 1600mhz or 1333mhz I...
  26. L

    Laptop Froze Win 10!!!

    I dropped my laptop yesterday and it was working fine after that for the rest of the evening (about 4 hours or so. Today morning I booted and my main desktop showed up but i cant use anything. It seems to have frozen! I'm extremely worried that my hard disk might be damaged but seeing as how it...