mobo

  1. B

    I need to know what motherboard to get

    Hi i am trying to upgrade my regular work pc into one where i can play all the new games. I recently put in a new graphics card and new hardcore power supply, but my cpu wont run it. Any idea of a cheap but good motherboard/cpu combo to get and or ram? Or any ideas to help me? Here are my specs...
  2. P

    Do I need a new CPU fan?

    I'm buying a new mobo CPU combo. i5 9600k and ASUS prime z370-P II I have a pre existing CPU fan from my old i3 4150, will this be fine to use as a new one?
  3. AaronN95

    Two Motherboards Short Circuited

    Hi all, I posted a thread in October of last year about my dilemma. https://techguy.org/1218119 Through my frustration i have sat on this PC build for months with it in the corner. Finally I recently worked out a second RMA process for a new Asus Z-170 m/b. This has sparked my new curiosity...
  4. R

    Help! Asrock mobo error need help!!

    (Specs at very end) Hello I hope I can get some help with my pc I just built. It won’t post. Everything is lighting up, all fans are spinning and even the pump is on. I have a Asrock board with dr debug and it is showing a A2 which is a “problem related to IDE or SATA devices”. I have tried...
  5. J

    USB Devices stopped working on computer

    Hey all, Got a head scratcher here and hoping I can get some help or insight. Turned on my computer today and the USB ports all refuse to work. This means no keyboard, no mouse, no nothing. However, the computer DOES power on! And the OS (Win10 Pro 64) has no problems coming up at all...
  6. Crazysexybear

    Best motherboards

    Hi I'm currently having a argument with my friend about which mobo is better the https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075LGLHBY/ref=twister_B0763NH11M?_encoding=UTF8&th=1 Or the https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075GVJGGP/ref=twister_B076671MC7?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1 Can you give me your opinion Thx
  7. Crazysexybear

    Which power supply needed for msi Z370

    Hi Can someone tell me which power supply I need for the msi Z370. I dont know what voltage to take and I dont wanna destroy my mobo. Thx
  8. M

    Dead motherboard?

    So today I spent all day trying to make sure my new power supply worked with my mother board. It was a corsair 650w but my motherboard only had 4 pins for the CPU power port on the mobo and using the corsair power supply didnt work. So after lots of other problems and a long day I resolved to...
  9. E

    Replacing CPU and Mobo

    I've been looking at replacing them. My question is about any problems that may crop up. Something about Legacy (my bios atm is legacy) and UEFI? And how to fix it, preferably without having to reinstall windows and everything else, though I'd understand if there is no way getting around this...
  10. W

    Solved Graphics card not functioning after replacing other hardware

    Here is my build: Gigabyte Z270XP-SLI MOBO Radeon R9 Fury X i5-7600k 16 GB of RAM 650W PSU I replaced my motherboard, cpu, and RAM recently. As far as I can tell I did everything correctly. Did a clean reinstall of Windows 10 for the motherboard. Installed the driver software for the...
  11. T

    Pc losing power on boot

    So a few weeks ago my pc lost power during a power surge. After which, it would lose power when trying to boot. The longer i left the system off the farther it would get but still would lose power before the boot process was finished. I narrowed the issue do. To either psu, cpu, or the mobo. I...
  12. W

    Solved Diagnosing cause of freezes and blue screens

    First my build: AMD FX-6300 650 W PSU Radeon Fury X watercooled Seagate 1T barracuda HD 16 GB of RAM (2 x 8 GB) ASUS M5 A78L-M MOBO Dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu. So my computer started randomly freezing after getting a blue screen of death (BSOD) a few days ago. Since then my computer...
  13. A

    Ram needs to remove before boot

    hello everyone 13:56 i'm having problem in my pc. It worked two month very well when i built my pc. 13:57 but now it needs to remove ram and reinsert in order to boot. i haave contacted asus and transcend no on helped. 13:57 my specs are windows 10 amd a4 4020 3.2ghz asus hm68k mobo...
  14. E

    Solved Dell Demension e510 (need help)

    recently I came into possession of a passed relative's dell dimension e510 running Windows XP. I was able to start it up get into it and go through some of the long lost files. It shut down suddenly and now when trying to boot it, the power light stays amber as if it were in sleep or...
  15. Reso

    Solved PC powers down by itself, fans and fan controller still on

    Hi as the tittle suggests my PC keeps shutting itself down. I replaced my cpu heatsink and applied thermal paste to rule out my CPU overheating, my cpu now idles at 40°c. I think i may have a faulty PSU as when my PC powers down the fans ect are still on but my TV screen receives no signal...
  16. A

    Best hardware-setup for Max performance? 2 choices

    Hello, i have a question.. i got two older desktop computers. and i want to re-build one of the two with the best hardware-parts. It's not the newest hardware but i do want to use it for Gaming mostly can someone help me with the best setup, since it's a little hard for me to decide cause one is...
  17. R

    difficult problem, please help!!

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690K CPU @ 3.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 3947 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, 1024 Mb (SysInfo did not detect...
  18. N

    Can't set ssd as default boot drive

    I just moved my PC to a new case, and when I tried to boot up, my mobo's (Asus saber tooth x79) boot_device_led went red. I went into bios to find out that my HDD was the default boot drive and when I tried to change it to my ssd, it wasn't showing up. I went into advanced mode and went to boot...
  19. PseudoPole

    CPU stuck at 800Mhz

    Hey there, was wondering if anyone can help me out. A couple of weeks ago i noticed that my i74790k CPU is working at 800Mhz, I've been using ThrottleStop as a temporary workaround but i was wondering if there is any way of actually fixing it without RMAing the mobo ??
  20. B

    No display

    So to start things off I'll tell you how this tragic tale happened. At first my PSU was making this loud noise, I didn't know what is was so I opened my case and checked. I nicked my finger on my GPU fan and broke off a blade. My GPU was now vibrating like mad and my PSU was whining like crazy...
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