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  1. M

    Solved PC only boots with both RAM sticks after booting with 1

    If I start the PC with both 4GB sticks first, it gets stuck in a loop of almost booting up and shutting down again. I have to boot it up with only one stick first ,then shut it down and boot again with both. After this the PC works like normal, until I shut it down or put it in sleep-mode. It...
  2. joshyjames

    Solved PC Randomly Stuttering

    I upgraded my pc about 3 1/2 months ago to an r5 2600x, new 3200 ddr4 memory, and a gigabyte x470 aorus gaming ultra motherboard. Ever since then my pc has had these random stutters that seem to occur when I'm doing pretty much anything. it lasts just long enough for me to notice the screen...
  3. H


    I recently deep cleaned my pc and i turned my pc on to see one of my ram sticks was half in with one of the sides not pushed in, i turned off my pc and pushed the side back into my motherboard and turned on my pc so far everything is fine. Is there any chance i couldve damaged my pc and is there...
  4. M

    Upgrading PC

    Hey guys, I’m looking at getting some advice for upgrading my desktop PC. I Purchased the computer 5 years ago, so it’s started to slow down a bit with a couple parts starting to die. I’m assuming this is the motherboard dying as some of my USB ports are failing or not recognizing anything even...
  5. B

    No more sound/Audio Jack Glitch

    I was cleaning my computer the other day to take care of some dust etc. I used an air can to get most of the dust off(turned off my PC/unplugged the power cord) I had to unhook some cables from the mobo and reattach them to their proper place. Now I turn on my PC and plug in my Studio Monitor...
  6. L

    Pc heavily underperforming

    Hi, about a month ago I build a gaming pc but now it's heavily underperforming. In csgo my framerate is only 45fps when normally it plays on 200-400fps. I benchmarked my pc after that and my cpu and gpu both work fine.Temperature also isn't a problem because, both my gpu and cpu reach a max temp...
  7. C

    Solved Guys plz help, urgent! PC lights up, (keyboard, card, mouse) but no display

    Yesterday everything was fine, I remember I shut it off as normal; I did nothing unusual I can remember. This morning I turn it on, the lights come on like normal, but the logo for the motherboard doesn't show like usual, then the screen goes into sleep mode and so does the keyboard (it has a...
  8. F

    ASUS Maximus VII Ranger | NO POST, Q Code 76, CPU_LED lit bright red

    Hello. I've got my PC a few days ago, it was sent to me from Europe where I used it without any issues for ~2 years. So I built it up 3-4 days ago and it was working perfectly. I needed to move it, so I shut it down, unplugged it, moved it, plugged it back (to the same cord, same power cable)...
  9. Arixxon

    Complex - Drives and Memory randomly disappears, freezes, unable to install windows

    Hello, I have a huge and complex problem. My lame assumption is its caused by Motherboard. But I'm not a pro so I ask you: First, history of the problem: I bought this PC in 2014, after 5 months my software equalizer stopped working so I checked why, and in hardware list my soundcard was listed...
  10. E

    Computer Switches Off By Itself Shortly After Switching On

    When the computer is turned on, it typically works fine and smoothly. From time to time, the computer will stutter, seen mainly with the lagging cursor. After about 5 - 10 minutes or so, the monitors lose connection and the message 'No Signal' appears on the screens. The system unit, which seems...
  11. PeterT

    Solved Can`t enter bios settings menu

    Hi, I have a Nas PC, (MSI H61M-P20(G3) motherboard, an Intel i3-3220, 6GB DDR3 RAM, Two 1TB WD HDD and a 16GB Pendrive for the OS, and using the integrated gpu) which had OpenMediaVault installed to it. Yesterday i purchased a TP-Link TG-3468 gigabit PCIE card. I shut down the pc, put in the...
  12. O

    Msi b350 not recognizing r5 1500x

    Hello I bought a msi b350 pc mate and r5 1500x from amazon a while ago. I built the pc and the mobo didnt recognise the cpu, I thought the cpu was faulty and sent it back. I got the new cpu and had the same problem, so I the mobo socket must be faulty so i sent it back and got a msi b350 arctic...
  13. S

    Gaming Computer for around $600

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/9Kw2M8 cannot find good motherboard that is compatible with an Intel i5-3570k 3.4ghz and need someone to look over my parts since this is my first gaming computer build
  14. S

    pc not booting but fans are spinning always

    Everything was fine until yesterday afternoon when the pc got off without even touching or removing any wire. Then i tried to reboot again by pressing power button but that didn't work at that moment. But the pc managed to turn itself on after sometime of pressing the button . Then i completed...
  15. Z

    Solved PC upgrade - cpu / mobo

    Hey guys this forum is really helpful so i thought i'd ask for help again. my gf is looking to upgrade her PC. shes mainly using her pc for Photoshop and gaming ( nothing too high end ) these are her PC specs right now. i7-920 p6t asus motherboard gtx 660 OC 8gb ram 750w PSU her budget is...
  16. Stteffann

    Did I get a faulty Asus HD7870 as a gift or is the PSU too weak?

    After replacing the old graphic card with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2, the only thing that happens after switching the computer on is beeping (2x and then 8x more times, there is also normal beeping after 0:08 in the video). Does this mean that the graphic card is broken/damaged or that there...
  17. R

    Connecting External GPU

    Alright, so I've connected my Radeon RX460 through a pci e express 1x to 16x riser card USB and I'm having trouble getting it to even work. I have Windows 7 and am using a Supermicro X7DVL-3 motherboard.
  18. R

    Solved Error 0xc0000225 when trying to install Windows 7

    Hey y'all, I don't know if this is the right forum to put this in, but I am currently building a PC using a Supermicro X7DVL-3 motherboard and when I try booting to the Windows 7 disc it starts to load but then the error "0xc0000225" comes up saying: "Windows failed to load because the firmware...
  19. D

    New PC Build - Need Recommendations please

    Hi, Looking for recommendation on a new desktop build. Currently I have a gigabyte motherboard with intel i3 540 with 8gb ram. I've been running it since 2010 and really could do with a better build. Still got it housed in my ancient Thermaltake X case from 2005! lol So yeah you can tell I need...