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    FS: AMD Phenom II x4 955, 4GB DDR3, HD4350, MSI 760GM-E51 MOBO

    Looking to sell off my old workshop PC. It's old, it worked great when I put it away. It tested to POST before I took it apart. AMD Phenom II x4 955 4GB DDR3 MSI HD4350 512MB - HDMI, DVI, VGA MSI 760GM-E51 MOBO Looking to sell as a combo for $40 shipped or name prices for the parts. OR Trade...
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    How to Boot from USB Flask Disk / Drive on an (old) BIOSTAR A880GU3 Mobo ?

    Hi all, I am newbie here.. I picked up an old (2010-2011) mobo (a Biostar A880GU3) for cheap from closed-down netcafe a year ago in 2019. I didn't got the time to tinker with it until very recently. So I managed to set everything up with an unused ATX case, plugged everything in, managed to...
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    Gigabyte TRX40 Aorus xTreme CPU cooler mount bushings

    So I finally decided to register an account on here after many years of lurking as I'm in a bit of a pickle... While attempting to screw one of the mounting brackets for a Dark Rock Pro cooler onto the mobo cooler mounting bushings, 2 of the bushings came off. I can't figure out for the life of...
  4. Asylum1

    FS: 2x Samsung 840 250gb SSD

    I have a couple of SSD drives and a Mobo, CPU, Ram Combo that I want to sell. Drives have been cleaned, reformatted, Crystal Disk ran and ready to go. These drives have been used by me and guaranteed in working condition. I accept PayPal and my Heatware is
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    Hi Guys, I had just pre-ordered the Intel's 9900k, and need your help picking out the motherboard. In the past I always had Asus and it served me well, never had a Gigabyte board. I will also be getting an nvme drive 2GB & will be re-using my GTX 1060 8GB. Aside from the visual e statics...
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    x370 vs b450 vs x470 with a R7 2700

    Which chipset would be better with a Ryzen 7 2700? I've made list of x370, b450 and x470 boards that seem to have a great performance for gaming, and still fit my budget. x370 - GIGABYTE X370 GA-AX370-GAMING K3 (US$185.19) b450 - ASUS PRIME B450-PLUS (US$187.63) - MSI B450 TOMAHAWK (US$190.10)...
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    MSI X99S XPOWER AC Spectre/Meltdown BIOS?

    Hey guys, Back in January MSI put out a press release that they were coming out with a new BIOS for a ton of mobos - including my X99S XPOWER AC - - however, the firmware mentioned (E7881IMS.1C0)...
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    Some doubts about cooling, psu and case on a i7-8700K build

    Hey guys, I made my mind about my future setup, but there are some specs on on my list that I wish you could help me: *MOBO: ASROCK Extreme4 Z370/ASROCK Fatal1ty K6 Z370/Gigabyte AORUS Ultra Gaming/Gigabyte AORUS Gaming 7 CPU: i7-8700K **CPU Cooling Unit: ? GPU: GeForce GTX 1080 RAM: G.Skill...
  9. scojer

    Did I get a bad MoBo?

    I just got the Gigabyte Aorus Gaming 5 and everything worked just fine. Booted it up, installed Windows, downloaded new BIOS updated it, rebooted just fine. The Motherboard software updated with windows updates, reset computer. It won't post I tried to boot from the backup bios that didn't...
  10. McCHillin

    MSI Z270 SLI PLUS, is it worth it?

    So i'm thinking of buying the MSI Z270 SLI PLUS. I don't plan to OC as I have a 7700 non K. but i want a board to test SLI/Crossfire. My question is, is this board worth it? Are there better boards for testing SLI for under $120. thank you much.
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    AM4 Socket Dimensions Help Needed

    Hey AMD MoBos! We over in the SFF section need help from an AM4 motherboard owner to measure the distance between the IHS surface on Ryzen CPU to the motherboard PCB. Link to OP: LP/SFF Cooler mounting adaptors for AM4 For the LGA 115x socket the "Integrated Stackup Height" (mm) From Top of...
  12. 3WAYsplit

    Case Fan, CF Connector or MOBO problem?

    I've had this new system up and running since this past December. It has been working fine until now. Here are the specs: DIYPC J180-W White SPCC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Corsair RMx Series RM850X 850W 80 PLUS GOLD Haswell Ready Full Modular ATX12V & EPS12V SLI and Crossfire Ready Power...
  13. euskalzabe

    Ryzen 5 build... How do you decide what mobo BRAND?

    I've been reading online to decide on an AM4 motherboard, but advice out there is laughably contradictory. If you don't OC and all you need is to connect your CPU, a mid-range GPU (RX 480 in my case) and a couple sticks of DDR4 (just bought 8GB or Patriot Viper Elite 3200mhz sticks on...
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    FS: 4790K & GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 Mobo

    Intel Core i7-4790K (never mounted to stock cooler) Sold GIGABYTE G1 Gaming GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 Mobo sold US shipping only Paypal Heatware: Timo_Tech
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    WANTS TO BUY: 1155 Mobo and Memory

    Heat under dirksquarejaw paypal payment PM me for best contact Looking to purchase an 1155 mobo and memory(ddr3 preferred)(combo would be sweet and easy for me) I have the processor already. I DO NOT WANT ASUS BRANDED MOBO. Please don't offer
  16. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE X99 Phoenix SLI Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE X99 Phoenix SLI Motherboard Review - GIGABYTE’s X99 Phoenix SLI is another entry into the G1 Gaming lineup. While there is little to nothing that’s truly unique about the feature set, the combination of features and unique aesthetics are hard to argue with. The X99 Phoenix SLI offers...
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    My Mobo and processor died - Thinking of building that SFF I always wanted

    Hi Guys A few days ago my mobo/processor just gave up the ghost and so I thought maybe this is a great time to build that SFF PC I have always wanted. I have a bit of an idea where I want to go with it but your advice would be appreciated. Here is what I have been looking at so far.... Good...
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    Looking for best, basic, but awesome Asus Mobo

    I'm about to build a new 6700 Skylake system, and it's been a while since I've built a box from scratch. I'm thinking the ASUS Maximus VIII line, but their higher end boards are more than I need. Would anyone mind giving me their thoughts based on my criteria? Most dedicated lanes to support...
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    Backpack battery powered Case => what mini-itx mobo?

    So I'm almost done making my battery powered backpack for VR gaming with no wires. I just need to build the powerhouse now. It needs to be ITX, I'm still not sure if I'll go i5 or i7. GPU will be 1080 or 1070. Now I'm thinking: i5, 1070, 16GB ram, SSD Already have: SSD, 250W PSU What mobo...