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    Motherboard just started 3 beeps on start up

    I had a brand new PC build for me with all new parts back in August 2020 and has been working fine since, however last week when I turn the PC on it didn't display the usual ASUS logo and the options to get into the BIOS, instead the PC beeped 3 times and then after about 30 seconds loaded up...
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    New computer assembled. Now what do I do?

    System: PSU- Super Flower Leadex 3 850W 80 gold CPU- Ryzen 5 3600XT MB- Gigabyte B450M DS3H GPU- AMD Radeon RX-5700XT HDD's Main: Gigabyte NVMe 1.3/M.2/PCIe 3.0x4/ 1TB SSD Storage: Crucial BX-500 2TB SSD NAND SATA 3 2.5" HSF- Wraith Prism RAM- GSkill Ripjaws 32GB (16GB x2.) Will be bumped up...
  3. KindaHumble

    Games crashing/freezing on a new build

    I have recently build i pc for the first time and i thought all went smoothly. Though i am having issues with some games crashing/freezing. The games include Csgo: Freezing when entering a game, "not working on taskbar" Rocket League: Cant launch at all Destiny 2: Crashes after a few minutes...
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    Black Screen on Start-Up

    Good day all TL;DR -I tried to fix a freeze at my BIOSprompt with ctrl+alt+delete, my PC only gives me a black screen now. (please read my full post to properly understand whats went wrong, thanks) Specs: Motherboard - ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming CPU - Intel i5 10600k RAM - Corsair Vengeance LPX...
  5. RookieJay

    New install of windows 10 hanging and freezing

    So, not sure if this is the right place to post this, if not, please point me in the right direction where it should be posted. I recently got my brothers "hand me down" computer, but it didn't come with a SSD or video card. So after installing my SSD and video card, I installed windows 10 and...
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    Losing video signal while system is under load.

    Hi! This has been a problem for a while now. In random intervals while I'm using my computer a snapping sound is heard from the stereos and it loses signal to the monitor. It happens more often if the system is under load, like gaming or defragging. Nothing brings the signal back except...
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    New computer, and games keep crashing

    i have recently built a new computer with my friend. but it wont let me play games like Call of Duty, or Need For Speed without crashing and sometimes blue screen of death. But i can play games like World of Warcraft, and Heroes of might and magic 3, without problems. i have tried disableing all...
  8. Shara201272

    Usbs on new Pc build wont work

    So none of my usb slots are working on my new finished building. Im at a loss of what to do. Ive checked every wire. The pc boots up and the fans work but i cant use my usb to load the windows driver to start bios for windows 10. The keyboard and mouse both work on another computer. These are...
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    Monitors displaying no signal on gaming PC build

    I recently built a gaming PC where I assembled everything and turned it on. All the fans and lights are working but for some reason, both monitors say no signal (1 DP and 1 HDMI). They are plugged into the GPU into the correct spots and the gpu fans are running so I am not sure how to proceed...
  10. gplemons

    Windows 10 very slow and unresponsive on a newly built PC

    Hello! I have built a new pc with all new components but 1, the SSD. I wiped it clean and did a fresh install with official windows installer and a key supplied by my university. Windows 10 was very sluggish and slow. It would take an eternity to complete a process and it would freeze...
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    Phanteks p400a and B450 Tomahawk Compatibility

    Hi, I’m about to build my first PC. However I’ve seen on a reddit post about something to do with needing a fan splitter of some sort to allow the stock rgb fans which come with my case to work. I have following; Case - Phanteks p400a Motherboard - MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX Sorry for the lack...
  12. Jakub503

    DPC Watchdogs Violation (Windows 10)

    Hi, I'm writing in behalf of my friend who's got this problem with bluescreens on new PC (new everything, pretty high-end build) The PC crashes with black screen, the BSOD does appear but only after a few minutes of black screen. The code says DPC Watchdogs Violation. The problem occurs only...
  13. Jakub503

    Solved New GPU - PC doesn't boot

    Hi I upgraded build with a new gpu and problems occured, but first some pc details i5 2400 16Gb ram Gigabyte h61m-s2pv 500W psu 1Tb hdd Windows 7 So I switched from gt640 to GTX960 and it did not booted. Frozen on Gigabyte screen for a few minutes then black screen. I deinstalled the gpu...
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    Connect GPU

    Hi guys, I’ve currently finally got my newly built PC to display to my monitor however I am getting a display that reads “please power down and connect the PCIe power cables for this graphics card”, however I am pretty sure I have got them connected properly. I am upgrading so I am using an...
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    PC New Build - No Signal to Monitor

    Hello, I have recently built my first PC with the following spec: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Motherboard: Gigabyte AX370 Gaming K5 RAM: Corsair Vengance LPX DDR4 2x8 Gb PSU: Corsair: RM650 Gold ATX Graphics: GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR5 SSD: Kingston 240Gb a400 When I go to boot up the PC -...
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    Solved It's been 3 weeks and still a black screen

    So i make this post to help my friend. He just bought a new motherboard Asus x470 pro, processor 2600X and 16 DDR4 ram Ballistix Sport Lt. The problem it's he have a black screen and 1 long beep and 2 shorts ones. He tried everything, buy new sets of ram, a second motherboard, but nothing work...
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    Can't boot at all! The tale of two PCs

    Hey guys! Me and the wife has just got together the courage and cash needed to build our own computers. We ordered the parts and put together my wives PC almost entirely hassle free. Booted fine, got windows on it and I am using it now to make this post. So hurrah! However I have, with two...
  18. JustinRampage

    Essential Programs to Use on Windows 10

    I just formatted my SSD and installed a fresh, new copy of Windows 10 Pro. I was curious what programs I should have to keep it running smooth. I'm using Windows Defender (free and seems to keep me virus free). I have used CCleaner in the past, but have been told that it can potentially goof up...
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    Problem with new build PC (Ryzen 5/ASUS Rog Strix)

    Hi, I am building a new PC. Everything was going fine until I tried to power up the PC. It didn't POST. The fans were spinning, no beeping and there was no output to my display. A few things went wrong in the build, especially a bit of spillage of the thermal paste but nothing that should...
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    Building a new PC?

    Hello! If this is the wrong forum to post this in, my apologies. I've just made this account 10 minutes ago and just need somebody who knows what they're doing to answer a few dumb questions I may have. This is just a stupid question about my current PC. I bought a PC off of a buddy, GTX...
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