Forum discussion tagged with msi.
  1. The Day Dreamer

    How are MSI Laptops? Thinking Modern 15

    I am a content creator for a group of websites, mostly managing stuff and basic editing. My eyes are on the MSI Modern 15, with 5500u, Backlit keyboard, IPS display and only 1.6 kg of weight. Has anyone used MSI laptops? 1. How is the BUILD quality? 2. How are their service centers?
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    Question Message-Signaled Interrupts (MSI) vs INT and PCI-E GPUs

    Hi. I've got a few questions about PCI-Express interrupts, because there are many misconceptions on the web regarding them. Specifically, I'm interested about PCI-E GPUs and interrupts. Here's a short article about the advantages of MSI interrupts -...
  3. EXCellR8

    MSI B350 Board No Longer Works w/ 2x 8GB DDR4 Modules?

    In a sort of strange occurrence my B350 machine is totally acting up now; I've never had any issues with it before--aside from my 1500X processor being a bit of a turd of an OC'er. Anyway, the board is a MSI B359 Tomahawk Arctic and I can't seem to run two 3200mhz DIMM's anymore though I had...
  4. 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...
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    Question 9700k wont go above 1.35v

    I recently got a 9700k and had it at 5GHZ on all cores then updated the bios and it will set to 1.37v and the bios says thats what it is running at but XTU and dragon center say it isnt going above 1.35 which causes BSOD on benchmark. if i set the Vcore to auto in bios it will go up to 1.4 but...
  6. NEVERwinter

    Choosing between these laptops. Help!

    My Macbook Pro died last week, so I'm looking for a new one. A Windows one. I can get these laptops in similar price. But since I cannot try each one, I need help to choose. Especially if you have had hands-on experience between these: MSI PE60 2QE i7 5700 HQ - 16GB ddr3 - 2GB GTX 960M - 1TB...
  7. Riok

    List of X99 motherboards compatible with ECC memory ?

    Hello, There are two types of X99 motherboards compatible with ECC memory: - The ones officially compatible - The ones not officially compatible If you have tested your board with ECC memory, please report it here. (With Memory serial number and bios version if possible). It's just about ECC...
  8. DeadlyTitan

    Pulling the trigger on Trident Z RGB Ram, May God Help Me If This Does Nt Wrk. R thy even worth It?

    First of all sorry for long title and dopey spellings, was character limited lol. Its been 2 weeks and i have entered my vacation and i am getting pretty impatient cause the stupid ram i want is out of stock (Corsair Vengeance RGB, since i heard it have better compatibility with msi boards)...
  9. DeadlyTitan

    Anyone with G. SKILL Trident Z RGB & MSI Motherboard? Please Help.

    Sorry for posting so many questions about the ram but as you can see i am growing very very impatient. This time around i'll try to calm down and try to explain as clear as i can so i can get better help. Ram and motherboard are the 2 last pars i need to build my pc and i am stuck on them So...
  10. DeadlyTitan

    MSI GPU with ASUS Motherboard? Help with RGB

    So i have an MSI Gaming X Trio GTX 1080 Ti card and Asus ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING Intel Motherboard, MSI Card comes with Msi Mystic Light and the asus board comes with Asus Aura Sync, i know using 2 different software's to controls RGB's will be bad and read some RGB's going dead cause of using 2...
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    Anyone know where i could find a list explaining Z370 intel bios terms

    Well theres many terms that im not familiar with in the bios. is my first time owning a msi board however i have owned gigabyte boards asus intel ect. im familiar with alot of the terms but not all. Example i know basic C states but forget wich CPU power saving features i should disable. I want...
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    hi guys what is the best MSI laptop that is below 3000 dollars and doesnt have one of censored mechanical keyboards with no trackpad below it? thanks d0ge No four letter words in the tech boards. AT Moderator ElFenix
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    Samsung 960 PRO m.2 NVMe and CPU spikes

    I'm not sure if this is really the right forum or not for this, honestly. Apologies if so. Thus far I've root caused sporadic CPU spikes down to the m.2 drive itself. I recently built a new system using a Ryzen 1800X, and MSI X370 Titanium motherboard. My issue is that when loading an...
  14. Pink Jazz

    MSI - Would you RMA using USPS?

    My grandpa from Puerto Rico had problems with his A68HM Grenade motherboard that we had to RMA. MSI recommends using UPS or FedEx for RMAs. Since it is cost prohibitive to RMA using those carriers from Puerto Rico, I decided to order him another one of the same model on Amazon and RMA the...
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    System won't boot, signs point to memory

    Hello all. Trying to put together a rig for a friend. Originally I went with an MSI B150M Pro-VD mobo, I7-7700 processor, Geforce GTX 1070 for video card, & G Skill DDR4 2133 memory, two 16 GB sticks. When I first constructed it, it took power because the fans spun up and LEDs came on. CPU...
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    i5-4690k & MSI H81-P33, about how much is the board suitable for OC?

    Hi. Bear in mind that the board is not H81M but H81-P33:) About how much is it suitable to OC the 4690k? I did 4.3 GHz 1.2Vcore with this board but didn't try to push it further. 1.2V seems is bit too much for me at 4.3 GHz, don't you think? When OCing I only raised Voltage of core and uncore...
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    Should I buy the MSI 15.6" CX62?

    Im looking for a moderately priced gaming laptop anywhere betwwwn $500-$750. I found the MSI CX62, and there is one I am looking at It is the MSI 15.6" CX62 7QL-058 Intel Core i5 7th Gen 7200U (2.50 GHz) NVIDIA GeForce 940MX 8 GB Memory 1 TB, for $699 I'm looking at it to play most games made...
  18. Johnny Lucky

    DisplayPort or HDMI for GTX 1070?

    I purchased an MSI GTX 1070 Quicksilver graphics card for my case mod project. The card and my BenQ 32 inch monitor both have DisplayPort and HDMI ports. Is there a preference for one over the other? I've tried both but my eyes can't discern any difference on screen.
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    After Update Always 300/150mhz (gpu) R9 390, How to Change Again?

    Hey Community, after a new version update for my gpu I only have 300/150mhz and not 1050/1500mhz like before. I have a MSI R9 390 and overclocked it with Afterburner. I already de-installed the version and installed it again, but it still doesnt work and it's still on 300/150mhz. What can I...
  20. gx_saurav

    [Solved] Which brand for RX 480?

    Update - I have purchased MSI Armor Radeon RX 470, 8 GB. This thread has solved its purpose. Thanks for everyone's help. Hello, My current system is running an AMD FX 6300, 8 GB DDR3 1866 RAM & 3 year old Radeon R9 270X with 2 GB RAM & Corsair CX500 PSU. Update - I plan to upgrade my system...
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    Audio issue MSI X99A SLI PLUS

    Hi all, just made a new build for myself mainly for network virtualization and a bit of gaming. components as follows: Corsair 550D Silent Case Corsair RMi 750 MSI X99A SLI PLUS Intel 6800k Corsair H100I V2 64GB DDR4 2400 Corsair (will expand to 128 soon to accommodate Cisco VIRL and few virtual...
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    Confused about GTX1070 6/8 pin connectors

    Hi, With wifely permission I'm finally going to get my GTX 1070 card. As quiet is important and as I've had previous good experiences with them (my now ancient MSI GTX 660 is still going strong) I'm leaning towards the MSI Gaming X. My current PSU is 850VA, which should be more than...
  23. SeanGorry

    GTX 1060

    Installed a MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X today, booted fine and all that. Went to download drivers, and this: I also tried the version before that one. Would the Win 10 anniversary update be causing this?
  24. mode101wpb

    LGA 1151 Mobo, Need Help In Making a Decision!

    I'm in the process of putting together a new PC and I'm beyond overwhelmed with the selection of LGA 1151 Mobos and I need some opinions to make a selection. What I plan to use it for: Typical Web Browsing, LibreOffice Applications, Streaming Movies and etc, Gaming, would like to be able to...