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  1. GorbazTheDragon

    What's up with the crummy VRMs?

    Was looking through motherboards for a rig my friend is building, ATM eyeing either R5 1600x or i3 8100/i5 8400 or maybe a 8350k since he plays a lot of older single thread games and probably won't put 6 cores to much use. But so far didn't manage to find a single motherboard with a decent...
  2. btarunr

    Intel Shelves Z390 Express As We Knew It, Could Re-brand Z370 as Z390

    Intel is rumored to have shelved the iteration of its upcoming Z390 Express chipset as earlier publicized, the one which had certain new hardware features. It could now re-brand the existing Z370 Express as Z390 Express and probably bolster its reference design with heftier CPU VRM...
  3. Saidrex

    Need help choosing Motherboard.

    Hi all. I'm getting i7-8700k and i can't choose motherboard. I want to get something good but not overkill. I'm going with Gigabyte brand because i have been using it all my life and don't want to give myself a headache by expanding my search with different brands. lol. I need at least...
  4. C

    MSI Adds Latest AMD BIOS Update for MSI AM4 Motherboards

    MSI, the world leading motherboard manufacturer, has been working on BIOS updates to support AMD 2nd Generation Ryzen Desktop Processors, which also includes security updates since recent public disclosures have brought to the forefront the importance of security. To ensure any system powered...
  5. N

    Pcie X16 - What do you think?

    I have a gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L mobo it has a pciX16 slot. Upgraded from a 3850 to a 4890 vid card. The 4890 card is for a 2.0 pcieX16 bus. Will this bottleneck the vid card? Is the 2.0 a hardware upgrade or a software upgrade? Didn't notice the differince till after I ordered the...
  6. Raevenlord

    ASRock Launches the X470 Fatal1ty Gaming ITX/ac Motherboard

    ASRock has finally launched one of their more interesting X470 solutions, the X470 Fatal1ty Gaming ITX/ac motherboard. The specs for this board are already well known to us, but I'd like to point out the graphical DisplayPort output, a feature seldom seen in other products, which is there to...
  7. Caring1

    X399 Vs X370 help me decide

    Is there any benefit getting a Threadripper system over an AM4 based Ryzen system if they both run 8C/16T CPU's of the same clock speed? Obviously the Ryzen Processors are much cheaper here but Tr can have a greater core count. Also will Tr 2 be compatible with first Gen boards?
  8. P

    Motherboard CPU socket swap outs...

    Hi guys and gals.. I'm wondering if anyone would be able to point me in the right direction for this... At the very end of August last year, I managed to buy one very special Gigabyte X58A-OC motherboard, I had it through and all looked in great condition but sadly not having sorted out a...
  9. daoson5

    Asus Crashfree bios 3

    Hi. I have a problem when I upgrad bios on my M5A78L-M/usb3 and some thing when wrong, and I have lost my own DVD software. So if any one in here have a piece of this software, please upload to me. Thank you :)
  10. C

    BIOSTAR Introduces A320MH M-ATX Motherboard

    BIOSTAR presents an essential computing and home entertainment micro-ATX motherboard - the BIOSTAR A320MH. Based on the AMD A320 chipset, the BIOSTAR A320MH runs the latest 2nd generation AMD Ryzen CPUs and is easy to setup on Windows 7 and Windows 10. The BIOSTAR A320MH features exclusive 6+...
  11. trparky

    Motherboard quality among brands

    So if you were to have to choose a motherboard to buy, which brand would you buy? Asus? Asrock? MSI? Or Gigabyte?
  12. M

    Pc wont start after power failure. Little red light shining on mother board

    Hi you guys. I have been havn a problem with my home built desktop. After i short ed out. The pc wont start and There is a little red light shining on the mother board
  13. F

    ASUS TUF X470 - Most durable board for a Ryzen 2 ?

    Hello there I am looking for a Durable "Server" spec board for a Ryzen 2 2600. It will live in about 40 degrees C all the way to minus 10, and be on 24/7 for the entire life of the board. Not very much used for heavy gaming or anything I found this buddy...
  14. T

    ASUS Aura X470 Motherboards

    I am a big fan of ASUS Aura motherboards. I noticed ASUS only made an ATX and an ITX board only. I was hoping they would make a MicroATX form factor from an X470 Aura motherboard. If they do, it would be amazing. Honestly, do you think an X470 Aura MicroATX board would be cool from them?
  15. Raevenlord

    BIOSTAR Launches RACING X470GTN Mini-ITX Motherboard for AMD Ryzen 2000 Series

    BIOSTAR adds a mini-ITX motherboard with the RACING X470GTN for the second generation AMD Ryzen processors, Pinnacle Ridge and Raven Ridge. The BIOSTAR RACING X470GTN packs powerful features in a small form factor for gamers on the move. It has a premium black RACING themed PCB design, Digital...
  16. F

    A770DE+ no sound after reinstal win 10

    A few days ago there was sound, but today I can not install drivers,tried all version but there is no sound. sorry for bad language google translator please help
  17. bubuie

    Old Motherboard GTX 660 Problem

    Hey guys what's up? So here is the issue i am having at the moment , I have an old PC that i want to give to my little brother, this PC has M/B : GA-945PL-S3P RAM: 2GB ddr2 GPU : GT 640 PSU : 650 W Deepcool ( added new one) So problem persists in the case when i switch GT 640 ( this one does...
  18. L

    Will i be able to install an AMD FX 9590 in my M4A78 Motherboard?

    I have the latest bios installed, will i be able to use the cpu in my motherboard?
  19. puma99dk|

    AsRock X299 Taichi vs Taichi XE what's the difference?

    I been looking at AsRock's Taichi XE and Taichi on the Intel X299 chipset and to be honest there is only 2 things I can see that are different while the specs remain the same so I am bit confused why two boards at almost the same price? (They are almost the same in my country so little...
  20. btarunr

    BIOSTAR Announces Racing X470GT8 Motherboard

    BIOSTAR unveils RACING X470GT8, a full ATX motherboard with the AMD X470 chipset for the second generation AMD Ryzen processors, Pinnacle Ridge and Raven Ridge. The BIOSTAR RACING X470GT8 offers performance and aesthetics for today's overclockers and gamers. It has a premium black RACING themed...
  21. btarunr

    ASUS Announces its AMD X470 Motherboard Lineup

    Since its release last year, AMD's Ryzen platform reinvigorated the desktop with multithreaded horsepower plus accessible overclocking and gaming prowess. That first wave was a market revelation that touched everything from value-packed PCs to high-end gaming and content creation rigs. And now...
  22. btarunr

    GIGABYTE Announces Aorus X470 Gaming Motherboard Series

    GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is releasing the new AORUS X470 Gaming motherboards based on the AMD X470 Chipset. This launch follows the announcement of 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors and the motherboards themselves represent the pinnacle...
  23. btarunr

    MSI Announces its AMD X470 Motherboard Lineup

    MSI, the world-leading gaming motherboard brand, is pleased to announce the AMD X470 GAMING motherboards with the launch of AMD Ryzen 2nd generation desktop processors. Based on the new AM4 platform, MSI is going to provide our most iconic motherboards for enthusiastic gamers. X470 GAMING M7 AC...
  24. btarunr

    AMD Ryzen "Pinnacle Ridge" CPUs and X470 Motherboards Open to Pre-orders

    Ahead of its 19th April formal launch, AMD opened up pre-orders to its 2nd generation Ryzen "Pinnacle Ridge" processors, and compatible motherboards based on AMD X470 chipset. AMD is launching this series with four SKUs, the Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 7 2700 eight-core chips, and Ryzen 5 2600X and...
  25. btarunr

    ASRock Announces Full-Featured AMD X470 Motherboard Series

    The leading global motherboard manufacturer, ASRock, is pleased to announce the launch of the its new AMD X470 motherboard series with ASRock's new high end product line, the Taichi Ultimate. These motherboards, the latest in the company's growing series of products for AMD processors, feature...