Forum discussion tagged with motherboard.
  1. Serebron

    Question PC overheating (HELP)

    Hello everyone! Recently I have been trying to troubleshoot my case. So, this is the situation: CPU: Intel i7 12700F GPU: GeForce RTX 3070 Ti PSU: Zeus Force 600S Mobo: B660MX-E CPU Cooler: Arctic freezer 34 So my CPU temps are good but my motherboard temp is extremely high (according to...
  2. EXCellR8

    Question RX 6800XT + X370 = No Video?

    Hello all, I've recently made an effort to squeeze the last bit of relevance out of my old ASRock X370 Professional Gaming motherboard by flashing its BIOS (latest is 7.30), upgrading to a 5800X processor, and re-assembling the custom cooling loop to include a 6800 XT graphics card (previously...
  3. abhishek_tyagi

    Question Boards with Digital to Analog Converters

    Hi everyone, I would like to build a system where data is stored in say DDR5 memories and the values read are sent to a very high speed DAC. Are there any boards that comes with slots to put your own DAC or is it that DACs come with their own board and the two boards are integrated together...
  4. Q

    Question Build help: I7-13700k vs Ryzen 7 - 7800X3D and mobo pairing

    Hi Folks, Looking to upgrade my motherboard, processor, and ram. Need some help with mobo and processor pairings. Looking for best bang for the buck, OC if i need it (possibly), will be used for gaming and as my plex server (must have at least 6 sata ports). ATX mobo. Want it powerful enough...
  5. jason123454

    Question Does motherboard store our personal data?

    I want to ask that does motherboard store our personal data because i am thinking to sell my motherboard. But before selling i want to confirm that if motherboard store our personal information or not?
  6. E

    Question Possibly fried my PCIE slot by putting in "new" GPU?

    Friend's R9 390 Sapphire stopped working after he dropped his PC by kicking it accidentally, had black screen issues before that too and now GPU doesn't even start when he powers on his PC I took a look at it and found out that a Resistor was fried and that is apparently a common issue with...
  7. N

    Question Patriot Viper Steel 64GB physically doesn't fit ASUS TUF Gaming X570 motherboard

    I recently decided to upgrade my ASUS TUF Gaming Plus X570 with more RAM. I bought the Patriot Viper Steel 64GB (2x32) DDR4. When I tried to boot the computer, it wasn't starting up and the DRAM error light was on. After some investigation I found that the heatsink on the RAM is slanted and...
  8. thathatedguy

    Question Black screen after enabling secure boot

    Recently I enabled secure boot inorder to play valorant, but after the restart my computer went dead. Now all it shows is "D-Sub, Power Saving Mode". So it's clear it's not a graphics card problem, right? I tried resetting cmos battery by removing it, waiting for an hour or so and then placing...
  9. M

    Question I have an OPTIPLEX 7010 with a bad MB. Part # CN-0773VG-72200-31G-01NH-A02

    I found several boards that are CN-0773VG-72200-,.. but the last 10 characters are different. The boards are exact physical copies. What can I use and what should I not use?
  10. S

    Question Buy/repair X99 motherboard

    Hi All I am from Bangalore, India. I am not sure if this is the right place for this post. Anyhow, here goes... I have a damaged Asus Rampage V Extreme motherboard. The Asus authorized service center in Bangalore refused to repair the motherboard as it was out of warranty. Anyhow, I took this...
  11. JudithWright

    Question Can I Connect these CPU Fan Cables to PC Case Cables?

    I am trying to install the Vetroo V5 CPU fan. There are two cables on the CPU fan that look like this: But I don't think there is a place on my motherboard (ASUS Prime H510M-E LGA1200 Intel Micro-ATX) to connect the ARGB cables from the fan. So I am wondering if it's possible to safely connect...
  12. R

    Question I would like to hear your opinions on my PC upgrade.

    hello, I'm planning on upgrading some parts of my pc and I would like some perspectives on it. These are the components that I'm currently running on my system which are also the parts I want to upgrade. CPU: i5-4460 Motherboard: B85M-G RAM: 16GB (DDR3 Dual Channel 1600MHz) There are the...
  13. S

    Question Asus rog strix x570 e-gaming problem

    I have Ryzen 7 2700x , asus rog strix x570 e-gaming , g skil trident f4 3600 ram and my pc is turned on and my monitor didnt show the screen, is showing finding hdmi 1 (my monitor is fine I check it)
  14. B

    Solved! Asrock H81M-VG4/Asus H81M-CS.Is it Mini-ITX or Micro-ATX?

    Asrock H81M-VG4/Asus H81M-CS.Is it Mini-ITX or Micro-ATX? Both Asus and Asrock's offical product page says that these mobos are micro-atx. But their size (Asrocks: 7.5-in x 6.7-in, 19.1 cm x 17.0 cm, ASUS: 7.5 inch x 7.0 inch 19 cm x 17.7 cm) says otherwise. I was planning to buy a cabinate...
  15. J

    Discussion Help making a Budget r5 5600g gaming build

    Originally, I planned on purchasing an R5 3600 with a 1660 super, but since GPU costs haven't dropped significantly, I'll have to settle with an APU. I want to use this chip mostly for gaming (Valorant, Rocket League, GTA V, etc. ), but not for anything too high-intensity, as this chip has its...
  16. C

    Question Upgrade ASUS motherboard

    I have an ASUS Z87-C motherboard with intel i7-4770 CPU and thinking to upgrade to a latest motherboard that supports M2 NVMe SSD. Is it possible to just upgrade the motherboard and use the same processor and other components? My power pack is 550W. Does this worth an upgrade just the...
  17. Maheshpm

    Question Caveats of using Ryzen 4750G with MSI B550 UNIFY / Gigabyte B550 Arous Master

    Hello, MSI B550 UNIFY Board has total four M2 slots. 1st is directly coupled with CPU, 2nd and 3rd M2 slots actually share PCI-E 4.0 x 16 bandwidth. If I put SSD in any of these M2 slots, PCI-E slot brought down to x8 mode. This is fine as long as there is 3000/5000 series CPU with graphics...
  18. cgeorgy

    Question What mobo for Ryzen 7 5800x ?

    Hello, I'm trying to decide about a mobo for Ryzen 7 5800x. I want reliability and stability more than high performance. I'm not a gamer, I just want to run a few VMs in parallel with Docker and various databases, do software development. No CPU intensive workloads running a lot of time...
  19. Bobsy

    How To Should I trust chipset-controlled RAID 1 array on Gigabyte mobo?

    I would like to stop having to make backups all the time and just add a second hard drive to my PC. I already run a RAID 1 array in a Synology NAS, but I've never done it in my PC. Will it just work and is it reliable? Motherboard is Gigabyte B550 AORUS Pro AC. Details of this PC are not in my...
  20. S

    Solved! Problem after assembling my PC parts

    Hello everyone, I have an Asus Desktop G11CD-K PC (the K is for Kabylake version) wich i disassembled to clean all its parts (including Graphic card fan, its Processor, CPU fan and replacing its thermal paste, and also its front components). After cleaning, I assembled it correctly, but to be...
  21. noeljm92

    Question Complete overhaul or selective upgrade?

    Hey there, good people! My current PC specs are: CPU: Intel i7 6700k @ 4.00 GHz (no overclock) Graphics: Zotac GTX 970 (no overclock) RAM: 16 GB Corsair Vengeance DDR4 ( 2 x 8GB, dual channel, XMP 2400 MHz) Motherboard: Asus E3 Pro Gaming V5 PSU: Corsair CS 750M Cooler: Corsair H100i GTX...
  22. E

    Question Computer momentarily turns off before turning on normally

    I have this problem with my Desktop PC since past 3 years when I replaced my faulty PSU with Corsair VS550 back in 2017. Everything was perfect before that with the previous PSU. Since then, every time I turn my PC ON, the front LED light turns ON, CPU and PSU fans etc. start rotating AND...
  23. H

    Question if nowadays gpu and nvme directly talk to CPU then how come chipset doesn't support pcie 4?

    I am trying to learn about computer hardware, I learnt that modern cpu skips chipset and directly communicates to gpu and ssd. But then again there are few motherboard which supports ryzen 3rd gen cpus but do not have pcie 4. While this is not in the case of b550. So my question is if gpu and...
  24. C

    Question I broke my motherboards expansion slot lever, Can i still remove the card?

    I'm soon going to upgrade my motherboard, ram and CPU to the newer generation but in my PC i have a RTX 2060 which i want to keep for the new build. but when i was installing a new WiFi card into the PC i had to remove the GPU to fit it in. and i put the 2 cards back i noticed that in the...
  25. N

    Question Gigabyte GA-Z77-DH3: USB ports and DPC Latency

    Hiya. I've been struggling to make any music since I upgraded to Windows 10 due to very poor performance from my USB audio I/O. I've had a Propellerheads 'Balance' audio interface since it was released and I love it but as soon as I got Windows 10, things got bad. Really bad. The stutters...
  26. T

    Question Need Help! Asus P8P67 PRO does recognise new RAM

    Hello, Please Help! I'm completely stuck on an issue I’ve been having with my RAM for a while. The issue is that even with newly purchased 1866Mhz 16GB DDR3 Ram installed, Windows plus the Bios still recognise it as 8GB 1333Mhz. My old RAM was 8GB of 1600Mhz SKhynix, I still had the issue with...
  27. M

    Solved! How to connect my pc to my amp

    Hey, I've recently bought an amplifier and I am wondering how best to connect it to my pc. My motherboard is the: "GA-Z170-Gaming K3 (rev. 1.0)" and I do not have a soundcard. Here is an imgur link to the ports on my motherboard and the ports on my amp: The amp I bought is the Onkyo A-9010...
  28. T

    Question RGB Fans not lighting up

    Hi Everyone, I've recently built a new computer and I purchased this case for my build Every seems to be working well except for the front fan lights. While I have the fans functioning...
  29. S

    Question How to connect 2pin DC 12V fan to motherboard/smps as a secondary fan?

    I have a 2 pin(analog connector female) fan which is 12V DC. My motherboard doesn't have any 2 pin male point (have a 4pin sys_fan point only). Also my smps doesn't have any molex male point (only 4 pin analog connector female). now what to do? how to connect it as a secondary fan? my mb =...
  30. K

    Connecting EXP GDC adapter to a desktop computer

    I have a HP 8200 PC, to which I want to connect the GDC adapter & run a few games every now and then. The GDC I have has a PCI-E connector. And here is the screenshot of the motherboard of the HP 8200 mini PC. I cannot locate any PCI-E slots, however, I have the big PCI-16x slot empty, can I...
  31. S

    Question Can't control chassis fan speed

    I recently started my 3rd PC build and have never ran into this issue before. I have Rosewill Prism S-Black case and a ASRock AB350 PRO4 motherboard. For some reason I cannot control any of the 4 pre-installed case fans neither through software nor through the BIOS. I have tried using the BIOS...
  32. C

    Question asus P8H61-M LX3 PLUS R2.0

    currently im using i3-3220 on this board asus P8H61-M LX3 PLUS R2.0, and I will buy i5-3470s in a few days, is the i5-3470s compatible with asus P8H61-M LX3 PLUS R2.0? The motherboard supports i5-3470T
  33. X

    Info Asus Motherboard RMA - Worst Customer Service Ever

    Thought I'd share my ridiculously bad customer service experience I just had with Asus. Had a motherboard (ROG B450-F Strix) stop working after 6 months. Sent it in for RMA and followed all the instructions. After a week they contacted me and said I didn’t include a plastic bracket it came with...
  34. EXCellR8

    MSI Z170A XPOWER Gaming Titanium Dead?

    I've a second hand MSI Z170 board that is giving me grief with a post code of 71 (late south bridge initialization?) and I can't get it to POST at all. The board is the Z170A XPOWER Titanium with dual BIOS but neither of them seem to work; code is the same. I've cleared the CMOS, tried different...
  35. T

    Question New builder advice pls

    So I’m lookin to buy a Intel i9 9900 Asus ROG STRIX Z390 Corsair vengeance ram 16 gb Seasgate barracuda 2 tb And corsair cxm 550 w 80+ bronze certified semi- modular tax power supply Was wondering if all that was gonna work good with one another. If not I NEED advice lol
  36. U

    help me bulid a budget computer

    hi i'm looking to bulid a computer that can have like 60+ FPS or something for fifa 19 and 200- ish FPS for CS:GO my budget is 300 euros my budget is 300 euros (341.09100 USD) and i live in bulgaria thanks in advance also im very new to the pc bulding stuff so i would be very glad if you guys...
  37. U

    Solved! GPU,PSU,and ram advice

    hi i'm looking to buy and uprade my pc im looking to replace the GPU,PSU, and the ram ok so currently i have motherboard : ASRock G41M-VS3,GPU : geforce 720,ram 4gb DDR3,cpu: CPU Type QuadCore Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400, 2666 MHz (8 x 333), windows 10 64 bit , i think my psu its like 240-300...
  38. F

    Question asus strix x99 gaming with ssd evo 970 m.2

    Hello fellas. I have asus strix x99 gaming,i7 6800k,32gb ram,asusgtx 1080gaming,corsair hx1050 powersupply i have 1 samsung ssd 970 evo nme m.2 250gb&and i also have the 960evonme m.2 500gb and also a samsung 850 evo 500gb all new and i have to start the windows format ,i know i should use the...
  39. P

    Question An Unusual Troubleshooting - Intel i5 4460

    This might be a little long, but it's technically interesting and challenging for those interested. So I had been using the intel i5 4460 with a Asrock Z87M Pro4 motherboard for a little over 3 years, when out of the blue the display output went blank. On troubleshooting I got it down to a dead...
  40. Z

    Question Dead Motherboard?

    I recently changed out my AM4 motherboard for a b350 board (Asrock B350 pro 4) as my old one (MSI AB350m gaming pro) doaed, i then put my cpu (R5 1500x) into it, didn't work, so i RMAed it and it was found to be faulty, i bought a new CPU (R5 1600x) and the fans spun up bread boarded, i turned...