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Z490 AORUS MASTER and Seagate BarraCuda PCIe 4

I have a Z490 AORUS MASTER and I already use a Seagate BarraCuda Q5 which is PCIe 3. This motherboard has a builtin heatsink under which you mount the M.2 NVMes. The BarraCuda Q5 fits perfectly. I ...
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Looking for mobo to support pci-e x8 GPU and x8 nic

current setup is: MB: MSI H510M-A PRO CPU: i5-11400 GPU: Gigabyte intel arc A310 Windforce (x16 physical, x8 4.0 utilized) M.2: PCIe 3.0 x4 The requirement is to add 10GB-sfp+ card (currently looking ...
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I want to put an i7-7700 into a Lenovo ideacentre 710-25ISH, what motherboard would I need for this? [closed]

I tried to put an i7-7700 into a Lenovo ideacentre 710-25ISH. It would not run. I cannot find a BIOS update to make the motherboard in this thing accept it. I was going to try and return the processor ...
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Does my motherboard support the NVIDIA RTX A6000 GPU?

Back in early 2022 my brother built my amazing PC for me, sadly he is no longer with us. He was the always the hardware guy and I was software guy. So I am out of my depth but I really want to figure ...
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Advice 64GB RAM; close to 100Gb committed in typical use (no games): Is upgrading to a Mobo that can handle 128Gb Ram + buying more (=$200) warranted? [closed]

With 64GB of DDR4 3200 RAM I can go over 100Gb committed without noticeable slow down under Windows 11 Version (10.0.22621 Build 22621), though I have crashed it at some point. Knowing how much I can ...
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Which cables should I use to connect a 4090 nvidia GPU to my PSU in a z790 MoBo? [closed]

Asus ROG builder newbie here. I'm building my first top setup based on the Asus ROG - Eva 02 edition, I read all the manuals already and got everything pluged in. I had not used it yet because I want ...
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3.5" Internal Card Reader with only USB 3.2Gen2 (10G) connector

I'm searching for an internal 3.5" SD card reader with USB ports. It should support USB 3.0 speeds (5G and up), but must only use the USB 3.2Gen2 10-gig "A key" motherboard connector. ...
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Hardware noob trying to value some old components [closed]

I've just dismantled an old computer that was gifted to me. Is there any value in these components? (maybe collectible) I'm not into this type of market and I would like to sell them if possible. I ...
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Socket 1700 Mainboard for Windows Server [closed]

We have a small server with Windows Server 2016. It previously run on AMD Ryzen. We have upgraded the hardware to: i5-13600 on ASUS Prime B760-PLUS Problem: Modern Mainboards (any Socket 1700 for ...
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How to test hardware issue in a smartphone Android? [closed]

My smartphone (SM-A426B/DS) has the famous issue of boot-looping. I introduced it to a specialist of mobile repairs, he told me that it's a matter of motherboard so he cannot do anything (it means he ...
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Hard disk replacement for Asus Vivabook 14

I have an ASUS Vivobook 14 laptop (model: X412D) which seems to have a partial disk failure: the computer boots to BIOS. The Windows OS on a live USB stick failed the repair process. I was able to ...
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Motherboard for Lathem CT70

I am looking to create a new Timeclock software to run on a specific hardware. I would like to know what Motherboard dose Lathem CT70 Terminal Use. And what cables do I need to connect to it
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Will upgrading my 15 year old computer make it powerful enough for video editing?

I want to run something by people here to see if I'm on the right track or if I'm wasting my time. I found my old desktop computer from almost 15 years ago. After some initial research, I get the ...
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Should I toss my MSI z590 motherboard and start over?

Will my MSI MPG Z590 10th/11th gen Gaming Carbon wifi motherboard be outdated soon? Using for UE5 and game programming
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Looking for a workstation motherboard for anything up to £700

Backstory: The last time I bought a motherboard was about 13 years ago, and it did great. It was a ROG Maximus II Formula, which I overclocked a quad-core water-cooled CPU in. Yes 4 CORES!! Well, it ...
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Please recommend a companion for Tesla M40 graphic card

I'd like to buy a NVIDIA Tesla M40 card, but it doesn't have video output, so I need another graphic card to output the graphics rendered by M40. I don't really like to choose an integrated GPU coming ...
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Which Realtek audio codec is the most powerful and advanced?

I am an audiophile. I have very expensive and advanced audio devices. I have Sennheiser HD 800 S, HyperX ProCast, Edifier AirPulse A200. I am concerned with buying a motherboard with the best audio ...
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Which kit to replace a basic toggle switch

Our CCTV server has been down for days and the reason seems quite obvious: the switch to start/stop it has melt. 🫣 Hopefully the motherboard is OK. So we are looking for a complete kit to replace ...
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I'm looking for a motherboard that allows to physically deny BIOS flashing

I'm looking for a motherboard that allows to physically deny BIOS flashing. I want to buy a motherboard that only allows flashing an update to the bios if there is a physical jumper plugged in it, but ...
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What's this part and why its color is rusty? The laptop also make car engine on the highway sound [closed]

Do I need to change this part or the fan?
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Low wattage home server, SoC motherboard

I'd like to upgrade from a 2GB Rpi while keeping the power bill small. I have my eyes set on a Biostar J4125NHU. When it comes to IO it's got: M.2 M key PCI-E 2.0 x2 slot 2x SATA III slots some USB ...
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Between Intel or AMD, whose latest motherboards will support more numbers of future generations of CPU sockets and specifications?

All my life I have bought all my gaming PCs with Intel CPUs. I always face a major issue, though: 2 to 3 years after buying a new PC, when I try to replace my 2 to 3 years old GPU with a brand new ...
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Cheap mobo + RAM for i7 13700k

What to look for and what to avoid when looking for motherboard and RAM for 13700k? The goal is to get the most bang for the buck. As I understand, factory settings of this CPU are already sky high, ...
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What hardware do I need for large large (Excel) data dumps (NO gaming)?

I work for a software company. When we sign new clients, the old software supplier makes a 'dump' of their database that we can then import. However, 99 out of 100 times we manually have to do a lot ...
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What is my best ram configuration given my available ram?

I have a TRX40 AORUS PRO WIFI motherboard - and 6 sticks of ram all from the same manufacturer - G.Skill TridentZ RGB with 2x32GB and 4x8GB available memory. To avoid any confusion, let me define the ...
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Which USB programmer can be used for a Winbond PLCC32 BIOS chip?

I have a Winbond BIOS chip W49F002UP12B and I want to program it using an USB programmer. I know the form is called PLCC32. I found this adapter. I think it's the right one. But I do not know which ...
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Turning my ATX computer to a mini-ITX computer

Four years ago, I built a computer. Currently, I want to transfer the parts to a mini-ITX case and motherboard. I also need support for a SATA SSD Under 200 dollars. I would prefer to spend less ...
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Seeking hardware recommendations for scalable number of I/O

I have a theoretical problem that involves connecting 40 IR sensors and 40 lights to a computer to switch lights on and off based on the input from the IR sensors using python. I found the Arduino ...
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Gigabyte x570 motherboard BIOS/Windows not only showing 2 out of 4 ram sticks being used

I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I'm in urgent need of help. So, about 10 days ago, I bought a Gigabyte x570 Aorus Elite motherboard. I recently switched from my old MSI B450 ...
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Using components from all-in-one with broken screen

I have a Lenovo all in one A340-24ICB with a broken screen. Is it possible to build a working system with an external monitor: 1 - Transplant the motherboard into a new case. Is there a suitable case ...
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Hardware recommendation for a small scale DHCP server

I'm at a small company of around 20 employees, and I'm looking for a small (and possibly cheap) hardware that can serve as a DHCP server. I was thinking of a Rasberry Pi, but I am open to any other ...
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What kind of motherboard would be good for my PC? How much does it cost? [closed]

So, I am working on opening a computer company (called Opportunity Computing in case you were wondering) and my first concept, the ME mark 1, requires a motherboard that can handle the heavy-duty jobs ...
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Video Card Recommendation for Old MotherBoard

I hope everything is well. Sorry if this question is too obvious, I am new in the world of computer hardware and I could not decide by my own. I have an old PC whose mother board model is A8R-MVP. ...
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Replacing the motherboard with a different one in an HP z2 Tower G9

I have the following PC that I just purchased, but I don't care for the BIOS, and when I enable Hypervisor and install Hyper-V in windows server 2022 it will no longer boot. I have spent many hours ...
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What is best system of cooling for my old computer?

I have done a few of modifications of my oldest computer. It is 17 years old and still working good enough, but I would like to make it less noisy. I don't like how CPU is overheating. Currently, the ...
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Optimal motherboard for 256GB RAM and dual Nvidia RTX 3090

I am in the process of building a workstation for photogrammetry and 3D Modeling. My day to day work, involves going out to field and scanning environments using drone enabled 3D scanners or 360 video ...
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Top-tier motherboard that works with Ubuntu out of the box

I am looking into for a top-tier motherboard that is supported out-of-the-box by Ubuntu. In order to give more context, I am building my own machine. I am choosing the 12900k processor. I will install ...
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Old PC Upgrade Recommendations

I am upgrading a 2005 built computer running Windows XP (I know!). I can not determine two things: The exact make model and form factor of the motherboard. It seems to be nForce motherboard with 939 ...
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dual video cards, need recommends for motherboard and psu

I'm finally taking the plunge and getting a new system. For Blender and other modern 3d applications, my old Nvidia 2060 card just isn't cutting it no matter what settings I change. So I'm thinking ...
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Should I get RTX 3090 for my old build with i7-6700 (For machine learning)?

I have an old build which I bought used and want to use it for deep learning. Should I buy a brand new PC or buy an RTX 3090 and use it with the old build? Here are the current specs: i7-6700 Gigabyte ...
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Nvidia Quadro t400,t600,t1000 compatibility with ASUS prime h610M-E D4 Motherboard

I have a PC with these parts: Asus Prime H610M-E D4 Motherboard Intel i5 12400F processor Are these graphics cards compatible with it? Nvidia Quadro T400 Nvidia Quadro T600 Nvidia Quadro T1000
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Do any motherboard NOT use NOR flash to boot or have two BIOSes?

My Z97 motherboard recently died. I suspected that it was the BIOS chip because I have heard stories in the past about some UEFI bioses being bricked by some settings changed. I reflashed the device ...
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Motherboard recommendation for CPU and ECC-registered buffered memory combination

We have a couple of ECC-registered (buffered) RAMs (2x Samsung 32GB 2Rx4 PC4-2666V-RB2) as well as a CPU (Intel XEON W-1250 SRH48 3.3GHz X113D365). We couldn't find a compatible motherboard that works ...
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Can i mix these RAM memory?

Can I use both of these RAM kits in the same computer? Corsair Vengeance DDR4 3600Mhz PC4-28800 16GB 2x8GB CL18 Kingston fury beast pc4-28800 3600Mhz 16GB 2x8GB CL17
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Low consumption build - x64 - Linux

I would like to build a low consumption PC that will be on 24/7. It will not be used for intensive calculations of course. I've already tried some prefabricated solutions like this one but I found it ...
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13.75ns CL in Dual Rank vs 12.5ns CL in Single Rank (2Rx8 vs 1Rx8)

Which would be a better choice for gaming/video editing in a 32GB SODIMM kit (2x16GB) on HP Victus running Ryzen 5600H: A higher CAS latency on a dual rank (& dual channel) memory or a lower CAS ...
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What RAM and SSD can I buy for this motherboard P8Z77-V?

I have my PC and unfortunately, it’s not a new one. I have motherboard P8Z77-V LX. So, I’d like to extend or replace old RAM which’s 8GB to increase it up to 32GB at least cos I want to develop games ...
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Best, profitable bitcoin mining complete rig under 1000 dollars

I am new to bitcoin mining and im looking for a complete rig (either ASIC or GPU) under 1000 dollars that would mine any crypto currency. Something that would be profitable and fast. Electricity price ...
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Memory RAM for PC - is important the voltage value for performance and impact in the motherboard?

There is the option to buy a new PC Desktop, about the memory ram, there are these two options Memory Kingston Fury Beast, 16GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz, PC4-25600, CL16, 1.35V. Memory Kingston Fury Beast, ...
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Will any AMD CPU fit SP5?

Not a whole lot is known yet about SP5, Zen4, or where Intel will be when these AMD products are available. However, will (any) current AMD CPU's fit the SP5 motherboards / socket?
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