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    Fortnite crashing

    85c is hot to me. I have a 3800x and turned off PBO in the BIOS. I can boost to 4.6ghz single core and max temps are high 60's to low 70's. Although I'm watercooled, but am running a tiny ITX case with an Asus X570-i and an X5700XT, all off a single 120mm fan. If I were you, I'd reapply...
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    Fortnite crashing

    Have you tried removing the heatsink and reapplying the thermal paste? Sounds like some improvements can be made with the temps. Is the case well ventilated? Is there an overclock? What voltage is the CPU seeing in the BIOS? Is he using PBO? (PBO tends to overvolt things, especially with...
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    Upgrade?

    I've actually been a member here since early 2000's, but lost my password while going to school. I'm more of a lurker than a poster, and typically sell my stuff locally. No worries though as I'd be hesitant as well.
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    Upgrade?

    If you are looking for a 1070 again, I have a mint-ish EVGA 1070ti FTW Ultra (triple wide cooler) that I'm thinking of selling. :)
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    Upgrade?

    ^^^ I've read with these 5700's you have to go into the BIOS and tell it to use PCI-e 3.0 if you do not currently have a PCI-e 4.0 motherboard, otherwise you can get stuttering/bsod's. I do not know for sure as I do not have one though
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    3900x available on Newegg

    Who fucking cares?!?! Does his opinion impact you? No? Then shut the fuck up and let's get back on topic. Jeezus Christ the millennial vibe is strong here!
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    4C/8T Zen 2 processor appears on SiSoftware's database (NOT an April Fool's joke)

    you are acting like IPC would be the same... sheesh
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    Need help with 1600 build

    Also, if you can open Chrome, check to see if you have any weird extensions that installed themselves from the p0rn sites you frequent. :D (j/k)
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    Air cooling world record in a miniITX case

    While a sweet build, that shitty cable management takes away from the 'wow' factor. Clean that up and retake pics and it'd be far better.
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    2700x GTX1080 random lag issue

    Is ram installed as dual channel ( slots A2 and B2 )?? Also, what kind of SSD for the m.2 slot (SATA or nvme)...
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    Terrible gaming experience with Ryzen 1700

    not sure why he doesn't just open task manager while gaming and see what the RAM utilization is. Prolly a moot point now, since it seems he's given up. Wasn't much of a thread as he really didn't seem to want to resolve the issue. Maybe the best thing to do is to sell everything like he...
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    Want to sell my Ryzen 1700 and get a 8700k. Is it stupid or greedy?

    If I were you, I'd wait until Zen2 to see if it's worth staying on the AM4 platform, or moving to the Intel platform. It all boils down to if you want to spend your $$ now, or later.
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    Nephew build randomly freezing

    Ram is installed in the A2 and B2 slots? (Manual calls for that configuration for 2 rams)
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    Can't enter bios after enabling super fast boot

    Pull the cmos battery to reset BIOS to default, then start over without enabling Fast Boot.
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    Nephew build randomly freezing

    Not sure why your default ram voltage is 1.2v, I was under the impression 3200mhz ram was 1.35v default. For shits and giggles, you should raise to 1.35v and see if you still get the lock-ups.
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    Nephew build randomly freezing

    Is the ram running at 1.35v like it should? Hop into the BIOS and set the voltage manually if needed to test
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    Help, nvme ssd upgrade running slower than SATA!

    So I downloaded your manual and nowhere in the manual is 'nvme' explicity mentioned. You do realize the m.2 slot comes in 2 flavors, right? (NVME and SATA). Thinking you have an NVME drive which your motherboard doesn't support.
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    HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini PC

    Is the machine going to sleep, causing it to go offline? Also open Device Manager and ensure your nic and USB ports are not being suspended due to inactivity. I'm suspecting sleep/hibernate issues, so you could also disable hibernation and edit your power settings to keep things from powering...
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    2700X RAM timing help?

    Looks like it's a Corsair Vengenace 2x8gb (16gb total) kit with Hynix ram chips. Do a search to see what the default timings are and the default voltage.
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    Poor raid 0 NVME on threadripper x399??

    I was looking in your board manual and found this blurp under the 'Easy RAID Installer' header. "Easy RAID Installer helps you to copy the RAID driver from the support CD to your USB storage device. After copying the drivers please change the SATA mode to RAID, then you can start installing...
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    Poor raid 0 NVME on threadripper x399??

    what motherboard do you have? Are you sure both M.2 slots are NVME capable, or is one NVME and one is SATA?
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    10TB WD Easystore + 32GB USB $180

    PM me, I could use 2 for the right price. :D
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    10TB WD Easystore + 32GB USB $180

    I could use 2 of these. :)
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    What if you 'right-click' on your speaker in your toolbar, then go to 'playback devices'? Anything there that can be enabled?
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    What does your Device Manager have under sound? Do you have 32-bit or 64-bit Win 10? I'd try this: Unplug any speakers Reboot and go into BIOS Reenable sound in BIOS Reboot and allow Windows to load Download and install latest sound drivers from Asus...
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    No sound, speakers not detected?

    did you ever install the chipset drivers?
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    Elephant in the room

    Couldn't you say the same about the News Networks and politics? There's usually a hidden agenda... whether it be bias-ness, or money, or whatever. We all know how that's being played out!
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    F-Lock on boot?

    can't you go into the BIOS and enable by default? I know in our environment, our HP workstations all allow it (through the BIOS).
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    Fans spin but no video - motherboard doesn't POST or boot up

    Can you get into the BIOS? If so, see if it's indeed set to display onboard video or PCIe video. I suspect you'll have to get into the BIOS anyways since you've now reset it, and PCIe video will need to be primary. When you installed the new heatsink, was there a plastic film on the heatsink...
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    4TB External Hard Drive Is $67 @Amazon

    Pretty good deal, but I need 8TB drives for my RAID array. :(
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    10 can't see ssd

    open a CMD Window and use diskpart to find and format the SSD.
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    Need some advice with a recent 2600 build

    Did you install with UEFI? What slot is your NVME drive in? (Your manual says it should be in M.2_1) Also, did you install the NVME driver?
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    Motherboard does not sit flush on standoffs

    If the motherboard manufacturer uses IPC guidelines, there's a chance it should not have passed inspection in the 1st place. Here's some info: https://www.ipc.org/TM/2.4.22c.pdf
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    Ryzen 1700x issues after a year, black screen/blue screen. Wth?

    ESD issue? Were you plugged in?
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    15% Off Coupon Sitewide On Orders $25+ @eBay (08/28/18)

    Bought 4 Yokohama S- Drive tires for $278 for all 4. Saved $49 with the code. :)
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    Nvme Plunge suggestions?

    I used an M.2 NVME (Samsung Evo 960) to clean up cabling. I have an ITX case and wanted a clean look, so went with the NVME drive mounted in the slot located underneath my motherboard. Never a problem and it's always nice to have 3200mb/s transfer rate (even though I may never 'see' it).
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    Any AM4 Mini-ITX Boards with 3 Monitor Outputs?

    Realize that even though the motherboard has the display outputs, you will need either a 2200g or 2400g processor. (They have integrated graphics). Otherwise, I would opt for something like a 2600, with a dedicated graphics card that has 3 outputs.
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    Building my first mining rig... not going quite as planned

    yea, why even bother... your electricity cost will be more than your monthly profit... plus with difficulty going up it'll just get worse with time. I jumped ship a couple months ago and sold all of my 1070's for $410/ea while the getting was good. My current primary machine with a 1070ti...
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    Building a mini ITX Ryzen - advice?

    I have the same setup (Case/mobo) and have not had a single issue. I have a 1700, water cooled with a single 120mm AIO, 16gb of Gskill 3200, and an EVGA 1070ti ultra quiet (yes, a triple wide videocard shoehorned into a mITX case). My temps are low and I have had no issues whatsoever. Plan...
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