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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. T

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

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

    B450 M.2 device support

    Hi guys, Got myself a MSI B450M Mortar motherboard and it has 2 M.2 slots. M2_1 supported by the CPU (in use) M2_2 supported by the B450 chipset (empty) The motherboard lists this as : Does this mean I cannot use a SATA M.2 in M2_2? How come the B450 chipset doesnt support the SATA...
  8. M

    Speed Fan Support

    Hi everyone, i was wondering if anyone has any experince with the Gigabyte h120m-h mother board. I was wondering If it supports speed fan to change the fan speeds. Thanks
  9. X

    Using a 3rd party motherboard in a dell optiplex 7010 mt

    I was thinking of swapping the dell mobo with a gigabyte a320 s2h mobo i thought it was easy as unscrewing the dell mobo and then screwing the gigabyte mobo in then i had issues with the front panel connectors it is diffrent from those you get from a 3rd party case like nzxt, cooler master and...
  10. Devil1950

    Asus Maximus Hero VII

    Hello again, I've managed to get working Asus motherboard, it works flawlesly for 2 months now. All drivers and etc. works fine but After windows Reset I couldn't install Audio with software which you could control equalizer and that stuff, it would not simply install, it just install drivers...
  11. F

    Broke motherboard, need advice

    Hello, long story short; I accidentally broke up my motherboard while trying to change the thermal paste. I updated my specs here but I'm going to give you a bit more context. The motherboard I had was perfect for my needs, I currently have 6 SATA ports populated, and with this motherboard it...
  12. btarunr

    GIGABYTE Launches the Z390 Designare Motherboard

    GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, announced the release of the Z390 DESIGNARE motherboard with full support for the newest 8-core Intel Core i9-9900K processors. The newest addition to the GIGABYTE DESIGNARE series is a feature-packed...
  13. W

    What is the latest platform compatible with DDR3?

    I have a B75 with 3570 and 12GB DDR3. I'm looking to do a cheaper upgrade where I can keep my RAM and most components and just change CPU and Mobo. I heard that some Skylake's Mobos support DDR3. Don't know about Ryzen.
  14. Raevenlord

    GIGABYTE Readying Its Z390 Designare Motherboard

    GIGABYTE is readying yet another motherboard on their Designare series, this time, rocking Intel's latest Z390 chipset and support for the latest i9 processors. The Designare stands atop the proverbial pyramid of GIGABYTE's lineup for professionals, and has the specs to match, particularly in...
  15. btarunr

    GIGABYTE Intros X299-WU8 Motherboard Capable of 4x PCIe x16

    GIGABYTE introduced the X299-WU8, a high-end desktop motherboard being sold as a quasi-workstation-class board, in the CEB form-factor (305 mm x 267 mm). Based on Intel X299 Express chipset, it features out-of-the-box support for Intel's socket LGA2066 Core X 9000-series processors, in addition...
  16. lyra

    Mystery motherboard. Socket 775 from a shuttle prima. I think its x48.

    So this motherboard is dead. Vrm blew. Thanks
  17. AxGaming

    Motherboard don't show video

    Hi everyone, how are you? I was playing dark souls 3 when my pc crashed completely and I had to turn off the power button, then soon after when I went on again I did not want to give video, I tried resetting bios countless times, changing individual memory modules, checking hd connections...
  18. Sasqui

    CPU and MB PCIe Lane Question 2x16???

    I'm sure someone knows the answer to this, and @Xx Tek Tip xX was having a problem running any PCIe card at x16 in thier rig. So, the way I read it, my 4790k CPU only supports 1 x16 PCIe lane according to intel...
  19. C

    Maximus VII Ranger

    I have 16GB (4x4GB) of Corsair Vengeance, but for some reason im only able to use 8GB. A2 and A1 slot isnt working at all, i tried single memory, two memories and four memories, if slot A1 and A2 are populated simply doesnot work. I did some digging and i found out that this issue can be cpu...
  20. vonKoga

    Which motherboard for 8700K ?

    Which motherboard would you recommend for Intel i7 - 8700k, i can stretch up to 250 $ ?
  21. Vya Domus

    Strange boot issue.

    Alright, this is a strange one. At every cold boot once it gets to the Asrock logo screen it just hangs there forever, can't even access the BIOS. Now if I reboot a second time everything starts up just fine, goes past the Asrock logo and all that, Windows boots up no problem. This started...
  22. G

    System Shut Down By ASUS Surge Protection when Gaming/3D Load

    After playing a 3D game (Snake Pass) for around an hour and a half I had my PC shut down completely and then power up again and the POST screen displayed the following: “Power supply surges detected during the previous power on. ASUS Anti-Surge was triggered to protect system from unstable...
  23. btarunr

    ASUS Z390 Motherboards Automatically Push Software into Your Windows Installation

    During testing for our Intel Core i9-9900K review we found out that new ASUS Z390 motherboards automatically install software and drivers to your Windows 10 System, without the need for network access, and without any user knowledge or confirmation. This process happens in complete...
  24. R

    Anybody here have an Asrock Z390 Taichi, who wants to disable Intel ME?

    I am considering buying one of these boards, but only if Intel ME can be disabled with a simple bios flash. Anybody have a board that they would like to see modded to disable this security hazard? R-T-B has successfully modded the Asrock Z370 bios, and is offering to mod other bioses as well...
  25. L

    Blinking LED on motherboard after first setup

    Hey guys, sorry if this is the wrong forum. My parts for my new pc arrived today, I assembled it within around 2-3 hours (this is my second custom built pc by myself) The specs are : Intel core i7-7700 3.6GHz 2x8GB (16GB) Ram @ 2133MHz (Corsair vengeance) 2TB HDD 250GB SDD MSI GeForce GTX...