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    Computer emergency, help requested

    I haven't done this since the old days.... but it's possible to solder a new pin on the CPU. Use a length of copper solid core "telephone wire", tin the end, and carefully solder the wire to the broken pin location. Then cut the wire to match the height of the pins. You may want to use a wire...
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    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master won't power on - (temporary) solution

    You guys may want to see if the Gamers Nexus guy (dude with the hair) can look into this. Maybe even send him a board that has the problem consistently (including any paperwork from GB saying it's fine). He seems to have regular contact with some of the mobo makers. .
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    I've never seen this - Motherboard issue?

    Yep, there has been some sketchy stuff out there. Still is I'm sure but the major brands know better for the most part. Some of the bad PSUs out there just had power_good tied to 5v so it was always "good" even if it wasn't. lol That's just crap engineering there. .
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    I've never seen this - Motherboard issue?

    That used to be a common problem many years ago even with a single hard drive connected. It had to do with the PSU's large caps charging time and the inrush current of the total load. The PSU would not assert the "Power Good" signal (pin 8 on the 24-pin connector) in the required time. The mobo...
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    Does the 570 chipset fan make noise?

    Some of us have had many mobos with chipset fans going back many years. Those small fans can sound like an angry bee and can get much worse as the bearings fail. It is a valid concern. .
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    Pc no post but rgb on motherboard light up

    Is this a new build or has it been running ok for a while? Agree with the other guys on troubleshooting steps. Check CPU socket for bent pins too. .
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    I've never seen this - Motherboard issue?

    Agree with pulling the fans off the mobo. I generally run the CPU fan(s) off the mobo, but all other case fans I power directly from the PSU. You can get converter cables and splitter cables to give you enough fan power connections. It's better not to run all of that fan power through the mobo...
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    HELP. Horrible framerate drops

    The guys are right about memory speed (turn on XMP) and you also may want to try turning off all boost and lock the CPU speed at 4.2 Ghz as was mentioned (that's how I run my 3600X). After turning off boost, you should see the CPU locked steady at 4.2 Ghz instead of the CPU speed bouncing around...
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    *Dead* AMD Ryzen 5 3600 ($163)

    Not missing any point at all dude. All I did was post a price and people go ape shit. For those of you who don't have a MC nearby, too bad so sad. Not my friggin' problem. Move on and ignore it if it doesn't apply to you. Grow up! ETA: You guys are assuming my post was to shit on the OP...
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    *Dead* AMD Ryzen 5 3600 ($163)

    Wow.... so much hate over seeing a posting of a Microcenter price. lol I would rather give the business to Microcenter than Walmart, but hate on haters. .
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    *Dead* AMD Ryzen 5 3600 ($163)

    $159.99 at Microcenter if you have one close to you.
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    Best chair I ever sat in - $144. Serta Hensley

    Still happy with mine too. I'm an IT guy so it gets used constantly. Only issue was having to put Loctite on the bolts for the arm rests as they would loosen up over time. .
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    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master won't power on - (temporary) solution

    Strange behavior and I agree. .
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    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master won't power on - (temporary) solution

    Monster, they would not power any LEDs with the battery. Power for the LED is coming from the 5v Stand By from the PSU. Pull the AC plug and then do your thing with the battery. You will not see anything lighting up without the AC plugged in. .
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    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master won't power on - (temporary) solution

    No problem, hope we all get it figured out. My little brother was a crew chief working on F-15's and F-16's. (y) .
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