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  1. Midiamp

    Ryzen 3000 on B450/X470

    The Ryzen 3000 is just around the corner, and about the exact moment the Ryzen 2000 is coming about last year, I asked whether my old motherboard (B350) can support the Ryzen 2000. Obviously, upgrading to the B450 and X470 last year is a no brainer, better memory support and better VRMs are...
  2. btarunr

    MSI Issues Clarification on Next-Gen AMD CPU Support on 300-series Motherboards

    It has come to our attention that MSI Customer Support has regrettably misinformed an MSI customer with regards to potential support for next-gen AMD CPUs on the MSI X370 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM motherboard. Through this statement we want clarify the current situation. At this point, we are...
  3. btarunr

    MSI Betrays AMD's Socket AM4 Longevity Promise: No Zen2 for 300-series?

    Greedy motherboard vendors such as MSI want you to buy a new motherboard every two generations of processor for no sound reason at all. MSI is reportedly blocking support for 3rd generation Ryzen "Matisse" processors on its AMD 300-series chipset motherboards, including those based on high-end...
  4. btarunr

    ASUS Updates Security Certificates of Motherboards, Graphics Cards, Mini PCs, Workstations and Servers

    ASUS is releasing this advisory to provide information related to the new implementation of a tiered certificate structure that upgrades the security infrastructure of our expanding software ecosystem. The upgrade requires the current code-signing certificate of several ASUS products to be...
  5. btarunr

    BIOSTAR Announces Windows 7 support for Latest AMD and Intel Motherboards

    BIOSTAR, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices announced the release of Windows 7 support for its latest Intel and AMD motherboards including the A10N-8800E and H310MHG. Windows 7 remains to be the second most-used Windows operating system for many home...
  6. TheLostSwede

    AMD memory support list

    There was another thread about issues with Corsair LPX memory and I decided to see what the official AMD memory support list looked like. Colour me surprised when I found that the exact modules I have are on there and apparently fully supported, yet I can't make them work at their rated...
  7. Raevenlord

    Gigabyte to Bundle Overclocked, Cherry-picked Intel Core i9-9900K With $900 Z390 Aorus Xtreme Waterforce

    Gigabyte has been stretching its product portfolio for a while now, and it seems the company really wants to be the one to distribute everything on your PC if it can. Of course, no company does this based on its good heart - Gigabyte is putting up a margin on all products, as the whole spirit of...
  8. D

    Asus ROG Crosshair VII memory confusion

    Having asked / read a lot here, I am still confused / not sure on what the best combination will be. I have decided on: Asus ROG Crosshair VII (wi-fi) motherboard Ryzen 7 2700X Gen 2 Dark base Pro 900 Rev 2 case Corsair RMx 750W PSU OR be quiet! - Straight Power 11 750 W 80+ Gold Sapphire -...
  9. Aqeel Shahzad

    Replacement of PCIe, PCI, Ram slots

    Hello there, Lately i had been youtubing and saw couple of videos where people were trying to color their pci express slots and ram slots for a better or appealing color theme, to match their desires. Im thinking the same but on professional basis. That is replacing the actual slot with...
  10. btarunr

    ASUS and ASRock AMD X570 Chipset Motherboards Listed

    AMD X570 is the companion premium chipset option for the company's 3rd generation Ryzen "Matisse" processor family, and is expected to debut alongside the first of these processors some time in June, 2019. Unlike the X470 and X370, the new X570 will be based on an in-house chipset design by AMD...
  11. Wolvyreen

    Which is the best motherboard manufacturer to buy?

    Hello I asked this same question about GPUS over in the Graphics Cards forum but I need the same question answered for motherboards. Which manufacturer is best to buy for a Motherboard? If I buy a certain manufacturers GPU, should I try and buy the same manufacturers motherboard or won't it...
  12. HUSKIE

    Where can I find the AM4 socket pinout

    As above. I've got this Cpu from a friend Ryzen 7 1800x, he accidentally snapped the outer pin on the Cpu. Cpu working fine before the pin knackered. Don't have Motherboard yet. Here is the photo
  13. bL1nd3R

    Motherboard for Ryzen 5 2400g

    Hi, i want to build a new pc with these 2 : Ryzen 5 2400g and GTX 1060 6gb I don't know what mobo and ram to pick
  14. btarunr

    ASUS Rolls Out a Pair of Intel B365 Chipset Motherboards

    ASUS today rolled out a pair of entry-level motherboards based on Intel B365 Express chipset for 8th and 9th generation Core processors. The B365 has been extensively detailed in our older article as trading off features such as integrated USB 3.1 gen 2 and an older version of Management Engine...
  15. btarunr

    ASUS Unveils the ROG Zenith Extreme Alpha X399 Motherboard

    ASUS unveiled its new flagship motherboard for the AMD platform, designed with out-of-the-box support for 2nd gen Ryzen Threadripper WX and X processors, the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Zenith Extreme Alpha. This board features an updated design aesthetic that's aligned with the company's latest...
  16. Raevenlord

    EVGA Also Showcases their Z390 Dark Motherboard at CES 2019

    EVGA has already started teasing their Z390 Dark motherboard back in December, showing off its overclocking capabilities. It's not a coincidence that it set the CPU benchmark - the motherboard is built to be EVGA's top-of-the-line offering, with a 17 phase VRM planted on a 10-layer PCB, an...
  17. G

    Problem with G.Skill DDR4 3200mhz on Asrock B450 Pro4

    I upgrade my PC with a 2x8GB G.Skill Ripjaws V 3200mhz Kit - F4-3200C16D-16GVKB Its impossible to boot with 3200mhz,i have tried raising voltage to 1.40, and nothing. The pc try to boot a few times, and then go back to default settings. And when i try to boot with 2933mhz, i only get a blue...
  18. H

    Gigabyte Bios Configuration Issue

    Hello all! My specs: Motherboard: GA-H97-D3H (rev 1.0) Processor: 4790K Ram: HyperX (2x8gb) SSD: Samsung EVO 850 250GB OS: Win 10 Pro (licensed) After updating my BIOS (from F3 to F7 - latest), the PC won't boot into any OS on any Media unless I disable C3/C6/C7 states, from what I have read...
  19. P

    Front panel header for A lga1366 server motherboard?

    I have a HT-1235 motherboard which it seems it doesn't turn on it just shows a D12 led in orange and it says pwr standby so i wonder if anyone could tell me if this is the front panel header and what pin should I connect
  20. Quake

    ITX AM4 motherboard - ASUS ROG vs. Gigabyte AORUS

    Hi everyone, I'm currently searching for an AM4 ITX mbo. I had the Asrock Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming-ITX/ac, but decided to change it because of the rear-placed M.2 slot. The decision has come to two motherboards - ASUS ROG ITX X470/B450 or the Gigabyte B450 I AORUS PRO WIFI. The computer will be...
  21. btarunr

    GIGABYTE Z390 Aorus Xtreme Waterforce Motherboard Launched

    GIGABYTE Z390 Aorus Xtreme Waterforce features the most over the top illuminated design among motherboards today. A vast DIY liquid monoblock spans almost an entire diagonal of the motherboard, with a nickel-plated copper base, acrylic top, and more RGB LEDs than Times Square. This block cools...
  22. Raevenlord

    ASRock Intros X399 Phantom Gaming 6 Motherboard for AMD Threadripper X

    ASRock today launched the X399 Phantom Gaming 6, its latest addition to the popular Phantom Gaming series for AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors. Note that this board only supports up to 16-core Threadripper models, the 24-core and 32-core Threadripper WX series are not supported. The Phantom...
  23. mafia97

    M.2 SSD Recommendations for Z97 Motherboard

    Hi All, Hope you all are doing good! I looking to upgrade storage on my system, as HDD is causing slowdowns while playing games and recording the gameplay at the same time. I have a MSI Z97 Gaming 5 Motherboard, which has a m.2 slot(already populated with a 120GB Kingston Drive). So, I want...
  24. L

    Help me choose my motherboard (Z390)

    Asus ROG STRIX Z390-F Gaming € 235 MSI Z390 ACE € 270 Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro € 192,50 (ultra= € 244 , master = € 284) Which is better? Any other options I should consider? Both come with a free game in my region btw (AC:Odyssey or COD:BO4). I know Gigabyte is pretty good, but has a difficult...
  25. T

    [WTB][US] Looking for a Z170M OC Formula, Binned DDR4

    Looking for this board. Trades offers coming once I get timestamps.