motherboard

  1. A

    Motherboard power LED goes on but quickly goes off, with a “tumble” sound, and this goes on in cycles, while nothing else happens

    Laptop Toshiba Satellite L850-1V7 Power LED goes on but quickly goes off, with a "tumble" sound, a kind of rising frequency which quickly falls down as the LED goes off, and this goes on in cycles, while nothing else happens, no screen, no fan... A video of it...
  2. C

    $70 H370 ITX remains - EVGA Clearance Sale? on H370 ITX, Z370 Micro, Z370 FTW, Z370 Classified K - $70 to $100

    Maybe a hot deal if you save $150 on a z370 vs a z490 board and pick up a good price on an 8th or 9th gen chip (you lucky folks who live next to microcenter, etc). These aren't B-stock boards and come with a full 3 year warranty. The only worry might be if they are really, really old stock...
  3. B

    How can I install a graphics card into my system, and which to choose?

    So I am trying to install a graphics card into my desktop PC. My PC is a HP Prodesk 400 G5 SFF, product 4CZ70ET#ABU: Intel Core i5-8500 Six Core 3.0GHz 256GB SSD M.2 PCIe NVMe 1 x 16GB DDR4-2666Mhz RAM Intel UHD Graphics 180 W internal power supply Win 10 Pro x64 Case dimensions - 27 x 29.6 x...
  4. S

    I made a huge mistake buying this build. Bottleneck

    Main specs: MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS GTX 1050Ti Ryzen 5 2600 8GB DDR4 2666MHz I play on 1080p 75Hz. A bit longer than one year ago I made a pc build which I was really excited about. Back then I did not have much knowledge about computers in general, so I didn't buy an SSD with it, which already...
  5. nguyen704

    New BIOS v1407 available for ASUS X570 motherboards

    A few days late, but I just noticed there is a new BIOS update for ASUS X570 motherboards. The release notes say PRIME X570-PRO but I can confirm it is available for the other ASUS X570 motherboards.
  6. jds8282

    help : new mobo seems to be corrupting drives or ports dropping like flies

    just got a Asus ROG (X570) Crosshair VIII Impact, AMD - and every SATA connection i have eventually corrupts the drive or the drive never really is able to be setup. now the BIOS does not even see the drives? first is was one of my small 2.5" SSD, then a week later the second and now it will not...
  7. V

    Which of these motherboard should i buy?

    Hi guys :), i'm building my first "gamer" pc, pretty budget, i am noob in hardware subject. For the moment, this is the pc: CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3200g + Radeon Vega 8 RAM: 2x8 3200 MHz HDD 1 TB. I have to choose the mother now and i am between these (don't recommend other than one of these, i get...
  8. B

    4 Pin RGB to 5 Pin 12VGRBW or LED_CPU

    Hello, My front case's 3 fans are RGB and have 4 Pin RGB cord that is supposed to connect to included RGB controller in case my motherboard does not support RGB. However my motherboard does support RGB, I have Gigabyte Aorus B450. This means I can connect 4 Pin RGB cord to my motherboard...
  9. E

    Blast from the Past - The Mysterious SATA Ports that Won't Work

    Let me preface this by saying - I don't expect much, this is all probably a shot in the dark that's a waste of time, but I need to up my post count here and this is something that's bugged me for years. Hopefully this is in the correct forum. The scene: I have a little crap-box Cisnet...
  10. P

    20 Pin USB 3.0 Internal Header Y Splitter Issue

    Hello, i would like to ask about possible solutions to my problem regarding a Hardware solution for internal 20 Pin Expansion. My Setup is the following: Motherboard: Z390m-Itx/ac ( No USB-C internal Header ) Case: NZXT H210i ( USB-C Frontpanel to internal...
  11. B

    Contemplating Between 2 Motherboards for Ryzen 5 3600

    Hi, I am contemplating between 2 motherboards: 1. ASUS Prime B450M-A 2. Gigabyte B450 Aorus Elite Which would you prefer and why? My planned build: - Ryzen 5 3600 - Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB 3200Mhz RAM - MSI RTX 2060 Ventus XS 6G - Corsair PSU 650W Gold
  12. S

    Is ASUS EX-B150M-V3 compatible with Intel Core i5-9400F?

    Hi, I am wondering if the ASUS EX-B150M-V3 motherboard can be compatible with Intel Core i5-9400F CPU or if it can work with some BIOS upgrade etc. If anyone can help confirm that would be amazing. Thank you!
  13. cageymaru

    Intel Notifies Partners of Upcoming Price Cuts

    Digitimes is reporting that Intel has notified its downstream PC and motherboard partners that price cuts of 10 - 15% are coming for its 8th and 9th generation desktop processors.
  14. cageymaru

    Gigabyte X570 Motherboard Manuals

    Looks like Gigabyte has released some of the manuals for the upcoming x570 series motherboards. X570 AORUS ELITE X570 AORUS PRO WIFI X570 AORUS XTREME X570 AORUS MASTER
  15. euskalzabe

    Should I buy a B450? Or are we expecting a B550 release?

    Hey all, I'm finally demoting my i5 build and making a new AMD one this summer. I know I'll be getting the $200 Ryzen 5 3600, and I'll be pairing that with 16GB 3000mhz and a $250-300 GPU and 650-750w PSU. Now, my only remaining part to decide is the motherboard. I haven't used and AMD CPU in...
  16. cageymaru

    Gigabyte X499 Motherboards Shown at Computex

    WCCFTECH snapped some pics of the Gigabyte X499 motherboards at Computex. These are for the next-generation Core X HEDT CPU lineup. There are tons of information on the CPUs and motherboards including plenty of pics in the article...
  17. Pieter3dnow

    Buildzoid rambles on about Ryzen 3000 and motherboard compatibility

    Buildzoid is looking at what Ryzen 3000 is going to do with all of the older motherboards X470 B450 X370 B350.
  18. Pieter3dnow

    AdoredTV pre Computex roundup Zen 2 leaked information

    This time around Jim has some new bits of information and shows us that some of the old bits seem to be confirmed by other sources...
  19. cageymaru

    BIOSTAR RACING X570GT8

    BIOSTAR has released information on their new BIOSTAR RACING X570GT8 motherboard. Saw it over on Videocardz.
  20. cageymaru

    Gigabyte Factory Tour Shows Motherboard Manufacturing from Start-To-Finish

    Gamers Nexus recently took a tour of the Gigabyte factory located on Nanping Road in Taiwan. At this location, Gigabyte manufacturers both video cards and motherboards. Although most of the SMT factory is automated, some of the components and wires must be installed by hand. It takes 40 - 50...
  21. X

    how much faster are current gen Intel CPUs than my i7-3930K clock for clock?

    I just discovered that my aging ASUS P9X79 Pro motherboard and i7-3930K has a problem with 2 of the 4 memory channels. I'm trying to decide if I should get the board repaired by ASUS for less than $200, or spend $1 K or more for a new m'board, CPU, and RAM. help me decide what to do. (y)...
  22. FrgMstr

    ASUS PRIME Z390-A LGA 1151 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    ASUS PRIME Z390-A LGA 1151 Motherboard Review Sometimes less is more. We typically work with a lot of motherboards that fall into the more is more category and some that have a high price that can’t easily be justified by most people. The ASUS PRIME Z390-A seems to lean towards less is more. On...
  23. Erebus

    Which manufacturer has the best long term BIOS support (gaming oriented)?

    As the title asks, who has the best long term/after sale BIOS update/driver support for gaming oriented motherboards (I'm processor brand agnostic)? Likely a super subjective question, but I've been out of the game since about 2008. From what I can see from forum surfing, ASUS seems to be a...
  24. FrgMstr

    ASUS PRIME X299 DELUXE II Motherboard Review @ [H]

    ASUS PRIME X299 DELUXE II Motherboard Review The ASUS Prime X299 Deluxe II is an ultra-feature rich solution for today’s discerning computing enthusiast. It does not wear ROG branding, and is clad in white shrouding, letting you know that this is a PRIME motherboard. Is it a bargain priced...
  25. dvsman

    Do you use all the motherboard standoffs in your build?

    I use a the 4 corners plus a few extra where needed method but curious what other people do?
  26. FrgMstr

    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390 Motherboard Review

    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390 Motherboard Review ASUS brings us the one of it most aesthetically pleasing and expensive Z390 motherboards this generation. Even if you have no interest in spending a ton of money on an LGA 1151 motherboard, you will want to give this Formula a look as it...
  27. FrgMstr

    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Z390 Motherboard Review

    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Z390 Motherboard Review Taking a queue from Hollywood, ASUS brings us another sequel to its long running ROG franchise with its Maximus XI Hero. While most movie sequels never live up to the original, computer hardware usually improves on the previous iteration...
  28. cageymaru

    An Analysis of the Z390 Socket Proves the Extra Pins Aren't Necessary

    Der8auer on YouTube (Roman Hartung) has performed an in-depth analysis of the Z390 socket where he physically extracted the pins from a dead Z370 board and measured how much of an load each pin can take. After applying up to 5 amperes of power to the pin, he concluded that it can easily...
  29. FrgMstr

    MSI MEG Z390 ACE Motherboard Review @ [H]

    MSI MEG Z390 ACE Motherboard Review The MSI Enthusiast Gaming lineup expands once again with two Z390 offerings for Intel’s latest 9000 series CPUs. The MEG boards offer a blend of quality, features, with power delivery, and overclocking in mind. MSI has certainly raised the bar for its...
  30. cageymaru

    All Roads Lead to Rome as Gigabyte Motherboard Spy Photos Surface [Rumor]

    A spy photo of what might be the first high performance computing (HPC) AMD EPYC Rome motherboard has surfaced. This Gigabyte motherboard is designed for the upcoming 7nm Zen 2 AMD EPYC Rome 64-core processors. It sports PCIe Gen 4 connections in a x16, x16, x8, x16, x16 configuration and PCIe...
  31. C

    What causes older modern motherboards to fail with boot-loops? p67 ud4

    I'm wrestling with my long-in-the-tooth sandy bridge system going down with a BSOD and, thus far, being unsuccessful at getting through POST. In some ways, the symptoms remind me of how my first Soyo P3 motherboard died from the plague of capacitor industrial espionage of that era, although at...
  32. FrgMstr

    ASUS ROG STRIX B360-I Gaming Motherboard Review @ [H]

    ASUS ROG STRIX B360-I Gaming Motherboard Review It seems there is a new mini-ITX motherboard model every time you turn around. We’ve often looked at the higher end of the spectrum on these little power houses. This time we switch gears and look at a more budget oriented option than we are used...
  33. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE X399 Aorus Xtreme TR4 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE X399 Aorus Xtreme TR4 Motherboard Review GIGABYTE expands its Threadripper lineup with its X399 Aorus Xtreme motherboard. This motherboard has a solid, professional focused feature set, and has a lot to offer. We’ve seen some amazing socket TR4 motherboards thus far so the X399 Aorus...
  34. cageymaru

    AMD September Motherboard Shipments Up 15% in China as Demand Increases

    According to Weng Wei of China Times, AMD motherboard sales were up 15% during the month of September in China as the growth trend more than doubled. This has led to the price of AMD processors increasing from 30% to 50% within the region. The price of high-end AMD motherboards has increased...
  35. I

    Changing motherboard to B360M PRO-VDH

    My motherboard is coming and since it doesn't have wi-fi on it I'm gonna download everything such as BIOS and drivers before it comes, but what drivers do I really need? There are these drivers on MSI's website: -On-Board VGA Drivers: Intel VGA Driver (?) -LAN Drivers: Realtek PCI-E Ethernet...
  36. cageymaru

    Demand for AMD Chipset Motherboards in China Causes Supply Shortage

    According to a report from EXPreview, the sudden demand for lower end AMD motherboards in China is causing a supply shortage. The A320 chipset is nearly completely out of stock due to special bundling deals with the A8-9600 APU. The B450 models are in short supply also as motherboard...
  37. FrgMstr

    MSI MEG X399 Creation Threadripper Motherboard Review @ [H]

    MSI MEG X399 Creation Threadripper Motherboard Review MSI’s MEG X399 CREATION motherboard gets put to the test like no motherboard we’ve ever reviewed to date. We beat the hell out of this motherboard on all of our test benches over the last month. We used the MEG for most all our Threadripper...
  38. W

    LGA1150 mobo with 4790k died, upgrade or buy refurbished mobo?

    Hello, My mobo has finally given up the ghost. CPU appears ok, had it OC’d to 4.8GHz stable. Got 1080ti and I use it primarily for gaming. Got 1440p 144Hz monitor with G-Sync and loving it. Two issues: 1. Can’t buy decent LGA1150 mobo anymore (z97) - the cheapest option, IF I could find a...
  39. FrgMstr

    MSI B350I PRO AC Ryzen Motherboard Review @ [H]

    MSI B350I PRO AC Ryzen Motherboard Review While we might be late to the party with a B350 review, we were running tests with it and were so impressed we thought we would put it through the full review process. MSI’s B350I PRO AC might just have been worth the wait. How does this inexpensive...
  40. R

    Best AM4 motherboard for whitebox server?

    My dual Xeon X5650 whitebox server (Supermicro X8DAi motherboard) is getting a bit long in the tooth as it runs ESXi. Due to new CPU support restrictions by VMWare I am unable to upgrade to ESXi 6.7 (I tried, didn't work despite my best efforts). This is important to me as the company I work...
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