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  1. Motherboards, Bios|UEFI & CPU
    Recently I have bought the Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming MOBO and the Ryzen 7 5800x and a new 750 Watt Power Supply. After putting the new parts in my pc, I started to notice that my PC would automatically restart when I load up a game or in the middle of playing a game. The same thing would...
  2. Motherboards, Bios|UEFI & CPU
    I've had my PC for about 10 years and as of today when i boot it up, i get 'No Signal' on the monitor and it just stays like that. This PC does not have it's own dedicated video card so i just use the on board ports. Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-A75-UD4 CPU - AMD A4-3400 APU RAM - 2 x CRUCIAL 2GB...
  3. Motherboards, Bios|UEFI & CPU
    Two days ago I was playing games with some of my discord friends and I started having issues with my computer when i attempted to launch sea of thieves for the first time in months. The game kept reading a error message as soon as i would try to get into the online features of the game. I...
  4. Motherboards, Bios|UEFI & CPU
    I am building my new PC, specs are: x570 TUF Gaming Plus WIFI R9 5900X EVGA 3080 FTW3 ULTRA 16GB DDR4 3600Mhz 750W EVGA BQ ------------------------- I had everything put together and was in the bios, and right before restarting the computer I switched the DOCP protocol from none to 1, which set...
  5. Motherboards, Bios|UEFI & CPU
    Hello, just bought a new Ryzen 5 2600 to upgrade from my Ryzen 3 2200. When I have the R5 plugged in with my graphics card there is no response to keyboard mouse or monitor. When I don’t have the graphics card plugged in I get response to keyboard and mouse but no monitor because no intergraded...
  6. Motherboards, Bios|UEFI & CPU
    Hello, so recently I got two new CPUs for my old beast of a 2007 Mac Pro (Xeon X5365s). I did the firmware update from 1,1 to 2,1, updated the SMC, put Windows 10 Pro on it (Since El Capitan is the most recent OSX it will run and that isn't modern enough), and used it as a Minecraft server. I...
  7. Overclocking
    I was trying to benchmark my pc with the amd ryzen master software, I turned on the memory control setting to try and set that up and it asked my to restart my pc so I said yes and it proceeded to restart. Seemed ok at first but then I realised my pc hadn’t actually turned off and remained on...
  8. Cases and Cooling
    I recently bought a second hand desktop (my first one). Specs: I7 2600 Gtx 750 8gb ram 350w power supply After getting everything I need installed, I decided to to run msi afterburner to check my cpu and gpu temperatures. At first the temperatures were very high. At idle it would average at...
  9. Motherboards, Bios|UEFI & CPU
    I was noticing for few weeks, that on startup my cpu was reaching 40 or 41 degree and then cools down to say 37-38 and stays around that in warm days. I run Windows 10 and Ubuntu on seperate SSDs. So to check the problem and for routine maintainance, I opened the cooler, and cleaned the cpu...
  10. Building
    My old computer is dying soon and so I'm thinking to get a budget pc. I don't game or render 3D stuff (only occasionally). Here are the parts I thought to get. Review/Recommend/or advise please. Thank you. Intel G4560 Asus B250M-K motherboard 8Gb Corsair single Channel DDR4 (1x8Gb) (Didn't...
  11. Motherboards, Bios|UEFI & CPU
    My old computer is dying soon, and I was thinking to make a low budget one with ryzen 3 (ryzen 3, a320m, 8Gb ddr4, ubuntu 64bit). That will be my first build. Hence, the basic question: I read somewhere in amazon users review, I don't know it's true or not, one guy was saying, ryzen 3 has no...
  12. Hard Drive Support
    During June and October of 2014, Noctua released their two largest air CPU coolers to the PC market. With massive heatsinks, large copper piping, and two 120mm fans to push air, it seemed at the time that these two new coolers were the big daddy of CPU cooling. Designated NH-D15 and NH-C14 ...
  13. Building
    First off, here are my current specs: CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 3.5GHz RAM: 4GB GDDR2 (2x2gb and I can't even remember the brand, something **** like Xtreme Gamer) GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD7870 2gb HDD: Seagate 1TB (7200RPM) PSU: Corsair 850W non-modular mobo: Gigabyte MA770-UD3 So, I'm...
  14. Hard Drive Support
    When building a new computer, there’s always the question of what CPU cooler to choose. Do you go for the best looking cooler, one that meets your needs, or perhaps one that performs the best? The market for CPU coolers is filled with different sizes, brands, prices, styles and performances, so...
  15. Hard Drive Support
    Like many things in the technology world, components are getting smaller and smaller and so are computers. A perfect example of this is shown by the recent releases of Original Equipment Machine desktop systems from companies like Dell or HP. Ten years ago, OEM desktops were massive beasts that...
  16. Hard Drive Support
    Like many things in the technology world, components are getting smaller and smaller and so are computers. A perfect example of this is shown by the recent releases of Original Equipment Machine desktop systems from companies like Dell or HP. Ten years ago, OEM desktops were massive beasts that...
  17. Hard Drive Support
    Being a member of the Tech Support Forum Hardware team, as well as maintaining the TSF Build Guide , I make sure to only recommend the highest spec computer components that I have found. My recommendations are based on what I personally would use in my system along with known quality brands...
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