1. Obbinah

    Solved Computer turns on, off and on again...

    I got an ssd, decided to install it, took all the cables off the computer, plugged the ssd in and no other storage device, and the computer started to turn on, off and on again when I tried to start it. I tried: -changing the ram slot -plugging only the hdd -Plugging only the ssd -plugging no...
  2. A

    Custom PC Build thoughts

    Okay so i had a lot of help yesterday with processors etc (great thanks for all their time) & now i want thoughts on this build. keep in mind that i already have hdd/ssd, Ram 16gb & a gpu (nivida geforce gtx 1060 3gb) Any ideas on where i could improve/save etc would be much appreciated...
  3. Amttrak

    Dell G3 3579 charging issue

    My G3 3579 has recently developed a charging issue, in that it flickers from not detecting a charger, to “plugged in, not charging”. I’ve tried changing the charging settings etc., diagnostics show no issues, same problem with new battery new charger and new power jack, but nothing works, can...
  4. S

    Help Troubleshooting A New PC

    I have recently took apart my old pc to complete an upgrade of the CPU, motherboard, GPU, RAM and SSD. However, upon completion everything in my pc powers on with LED indicators however there is no display on my monitor. I have 16GB of corsair vengeance RGB ram and the lights do not come on when...
  5. J

    Issues after swapping CPU

    I own a CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme GXIVR8020A4 Desktop that came with a i5 9400 processor. I was trying to switch it out with i5 9600K. It's my first time messing with anything like this, do I'm sure I messed up somewhere. I bought the wrong cpu and tried putting the old one back in without...
  6. S

    A few small problems after swapping the motherboard

    Hi all. I'm just posting in general to get some ideas but can be more specific on models, bios, and such things later if needed. I helped my roommate change the ASUS motherboard he has because he didn't know how to do it. I got everything going, not problems with the swap or anything. Got the...
  7. jenhm

    Updated BIOS; now LAN adapter isn't recognized

    I have a custom-built desktop PC with a Gigabyte X79-UP4 motherboard running Windows 10 64 bit. Recently, I upgraded my BIOS from version F2 to F7. I downloaded the BIOS file and the @bios utility from the Gigabyte support website. F7 was the latest version fro my motherboard model. Afterwards...
  8. B

    Help with SSD not showing up as a storage device

    I just built my first computer and when trying to install windows 10, it said I didn’t have anything I could install it on to. The ssd is a Western Digital 3D NAND SATA SSD M.2 2280 (1 terabyte). It is the only storage device in the pc. My motherboard is an asrock b450m there I driver...
  9. F

    PC won't turn on, fans do not spin

    I would be very grateful to anyone who can help me fix this problem that is driving me crazy. My PC wont turn on at all. Fans do not spin. I thought that my PSU is the problem and then i bought a new one. I used two Motherboards (i know at least one of them is working).. I tried using other RAM...
  10. P

    Possibly got a faulty Ethernet port on my hands

    A few days ago I upgraded my PCs motherboard, from a MSI Z370 PC Pro, to a Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon (also MSI), at first there was no issues at all, until a few days after, my Ethernet speeds were dropping randomly. One minute Ill have perfect internet speeds over ethernet (my normal speeds of...
  11. H

    Solved Changing CPU

    Hello, I have recently purchased an I5 - 7500 3.4ghz CPU. I currently have an I3 - 6100 3.7ghz CPU. I put my new CPU in and nothing but fans and lights worked, I then put my old I3 back in and everything was fine again. My motherboard is an Asus H110M-A. Should it work with this and if so is...
  12. M


    Hey. I just put together a pc from scratch. Unfortunately I left the mounting pieces for my heatsink back in another city a few hours away. Can get the heatsink on but not very tight. Am I still able to use my computer without burning/overheating the cpu until I get the parts to seat it properly?
  13. J

    amd ryzen 5 1600 af ompatible with x570-p motherboard?

    Hello. I would lile to ask if the new ryzen 5 1600 AF cpu is compatible with asus x570-p prime motherboard?
  14. Z

    Ami Bios usb problems

    Just bought myself a pc. Asus strix z270f Intel I5 6600k Msi gtx 970 Had to install some new fans, and got a nzxt hue+ as well. When tried to boot after i installed the hue, i heard a «bzzt» sound and the computer did not boot. Disconnected the hue and it started normally, but the mobo would...
  15. C

    Motherboard not detecting my cpu

    hey, I’m building my first pc and I have everything hooked up and the only thing keeping me from being an epic gamer is the fact that my motherboard (msi b450 gaming plus) isn’t detecting my cpu (ryzen 5 2600x) what do I do?
  16. Z

    New motherboard not detecting C drive or Windows

    Hello - Replaced dead motherboard with new (used) one on a Dell XPS 2720, Windows 8. Powers up now, but isn't loading Windows or detecting C drive where all the files are. Tried to run System Restore but it won't find OS. Tried to run Re-image but it "cannot find file specified...
  17. M

    Computer won't power on?

    Hello everyone, I am having a serious problem with my desktop PC here. Last night it was working just fine, but today it won't power on, or at least, not for any longer than for less than a second. No thunderstorms or anything of the sorts happened recently. When I try to power on the PC, the...
  18. K

    Solved Is this motherboard original?

    Hello guys, I wanna buy this motherboard (MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUSB) but when I searched for it I didnt find it with the same box it's not looking like the officiel box of MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS I searched one MSI website and also I didn't find box like this...
  19. Kemurikage

    GPU artifacting?

    Hello everyone, I've been experiencing these GPU artifacts occasionally with my GTX 1050ti for over a month as shown in this video: (Please ignore/mute the audio) They only happens when I'm playing games. Whenever I switch to the desktop, the artifacts go away...
  20. akumaroo

    pc doesn't start or starts hardly after plugged in

    So i have a Pc which is kinda old , bt it was working great , and it does now . but my problem is , when i unplug it , then if i wanna start , it wont , or will after a couple of failures , like it turns off after 2 sec , after 10 sec , after 15 sec , then after bout 15 mins of struggle it will...