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My computer has short circuited my graphics card(s) three times, and I have absolutely no idea what's causing it

Nearly a year ago, I came home to find my GPU fans spinning very loudly and my computer getting no video at all. So I restarted it, still no video output from the GPU, GPU fans are spinning at 100%, ...
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NVRAM does not reset on gigabyte motherboard

My motherboard is Gigabyte GA-B75m-d3h. Many duplicate firmwares have been created in bootloader list. I wanted to delete them. Things I tried - 1) Inserted windows installation disk and formatted ...
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BIOS does not boot. Integrated graphics disabled without installing other GP

My motherboard is Gigabyte B75m-D3H. I accidentally disabled Onboard Graphics in BIOS settings without installing any other GPU (I don't have one). How to re-enable it? No video output is being sent ...
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How to know Intel(R) HD graphics version?

I've Intel Pentium G2030 3.00 GHz processor with Gigabyte H61M-S1 Motherboard. I am using Windows 7 OS. which Intel(R) HD graphics version I have?
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Error on Memtest86 with 2 Modules

When running memtest86 with new 2x4GB modules I get some million errors. Testing them individually results in no errors at all. I already increased the voltage from 1,5V to 1,6V. I also reduced the ...
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CentOS 6.5 fail on install

I've tried to install centos on my pc and the installer throw the following error: Formatting Failed An error was encountered while formatting device /dev/sda1 Details: invalid device especification ...
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AMD RAID Configuration SSD+HDD

Today, I bought a new components for my HTPC and as usual, I went with Gigabyte Motherboard. This time, I bought an AMD board: GA-F2A88XN-WIFI. Besides the board, I bought a Kingston Fury 120 GB SSD ...
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Gigabyte GV-N680OC-4GD causes Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 not to boot

Building a new system, the mother board is the Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 with F7+ Bios version. The Graphics card is the Gigabyte GV-N680OC-4GD. At power on, the system hangs on the BIOS splash screen, it ...
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Upgrade RAM in gigabyte m1005?

My mini-laptop is gigabyte m1005 with 2GB of Bus 1333 RAM. Can I upgrade to 4GB of Bus 1333 RAM? With Everest Software: Field Value Memory Controller Properties Error Detection Method None ...
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Only half of RAM is recognized by BIOS

I got a Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3 motherboard. Some time ago I noticed that Windows only showed 2GB instead of 4GB. I don't know exactly what caused it anyway. I tried putting in each of the 4 x 1GB RAM ...
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Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3P motherboard won't start without second RAM module

I have following config: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3P motherboard Intel Core i7-3770 CPU Kingston 2x8GB RAM (KHX1600C10D3B1K2/16G) Crucial M500 256 GB SSD RAM modules are inserted in 1st (called DDR3_1) ...
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Motherboard intermittently won't load peripherals

I am having some trouble with my home Desktop and I am trying to figure out whether or not the problem is likely to be BIOS / hardware or software. Any and all help would be much appreciated! System: ...
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Update BIOS Z87X-OC Q-flash

I'm trying to fix some issues with my PC namely, the erratic CPU performance, power issues and graphics card malfunctions. I've been advised by the manufacturer of my PC to update the BIOS on my ...
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Waking from sleep causes instant shutoff

I am going to be very detailed as this seems extremely confusing to me ... I just completed upgrading a few components in one of my builds (list of components at end of thread). Everything works ...
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rEFInd loads to splash screen, no HDD activity

I've installed rEFInd manually on Windows as was described on the official guide. However, when I hit F12 as my computer boots up and select "rEFInd Boot Manager", it refuses to load it. Instead, it ...
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Why can I hear my hard drive, mouse, screen, etc on my speakers?

So this is a long-term problem. I've had it for literally years! I feel sometimes it fades but I think I just get used to it and tune it out for months at a time. Basically, I can hear interference ...
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“Missing” Realtek 8111E adapter on Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD4-B3

I have had my newly built PC for about 1½ month. Main spec GA-P57A-UD4-B3 Intel i2600K 16GB Kingston DDR3 GTX560Ti Intel 320 40GB SSD 1TB Western Digital Corsair Power Supply 600W CX At first I ...
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Is 2 GB and 4 GB of RAM installed possible? [closed]

My motherboard has 2 slots of RAM. Is it possible for a 2 GB and 4 GB installed? will the computer show 6 GB usable? windows 7 64 bit, ddr3. thank you mates.
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gigabyte z77x-d3h not recognising hdd in bios

I have sata hdd and the bios is not recognising it. The hdd works as I have plugged it into a working pc and it appears. I have formatted in NTFS and run scandisk, no errors. is there any specific ...
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HDMI output on Gigabyte Brix Pro, working on some displays, not others

My office has a Gigabyte Brix Pro that my boss wants to be able to take with him occasionally to work from home on it. The problem is that it has issues (or a monitor with it) with the HDMI output to ...
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How do I tell if motherboard is sending video on hdmi

My motherboard B75M-D3H has VGA/DVI/hdmi output. Monitor 1: dvi + vga Monitor 2(Dell S2340L): hdmi + vga Monitor 2 never shows any display when connected thru hdmi cable but it works fine thru vga. ...
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How do I replace a motherboard with the new one?

Is there any compatibility check done while purchasing a new motherboard with the available peripherals? One of the computer's GIGABYTE motherboard got damaged (getting stuck at bios and not booting ...
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Motherboard won't POST with both RAM sticks in a channel [closed]

My motherboard does not POST when I fill both slots of a given channel. I have a Gigabyte G1 Sniper Z97. I am using 2x Gskill Ripjaw 4GB 1600 MHz sticks. When I populate DIMM 1 or 3 (the 2 slots ...
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Unable to boot Gigabyte P35K

I use Arch Linux on my laptop. I use Gummiboot as the boot loader, but I use Legacy OS mode because when I try to boot in UEFI mode I get an unsigned image error (something along those lines, I forgot ...
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Do I need a video card?

I plan on building a computer with Intel Xeon E3 1231v3 which has no GPU: Graphics Specifications Processor Graphics: None on a Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H motherboard which has an onboard ...
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Will GIGABYTE motherboards BLACK EDITION be more wear out? [closed]

Will GIGABYTE motherboards BLACK EDITION be more wear out than its "ordinary version"? For instances, GA-Z97X-UD5H (rev. 1.1) vs. GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK (rev. 1.1) - BLACK EDITION. As their specifications ...
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Graphics card not giving any signal

I'm trying to install a graphics card 'Radeon HD 5450 PCIe 2.1' into my 'GA H55m-S2 board PCIe 2.0' but it's not giving any signal to the monitor, it only indicates that the cable (D-Sub) is plugged ...
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Possible for malware to set a BIOS password?

Strange issue. My PC locked up and I reset it by holding down the power button. It had been overclocked and I received a message that my PC had experienced a boot failure due to voltage issues. ...
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Z77-DS3H, I5-3570K system hangs on bios splash screen

My computer setup: Motherboard: Gigabyte Z77-DS3H rev 1.1 CPU: i5-3570K CPU VGA: Gigabyte GTX 650 Ti 2GB Current BIOS version: F10f So yesterday I decided to overclock my CPU. First of all i tried ...
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Motherboard restores corrupt BIOS on a regular basis

I have a pretty new PC and I am having issues with it since the beginning. The components are: Motherboard: Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H OS: Windows 7 64bit When I turn on the PC it runs OK, no problems, ...
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CPU compatibility with GA-78LMT-S2P

I've been considering upgrading my CPU (currently an AMD FX-4100), but I'm a little unsure how I can identify which models will be compatible with my motherboard (GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-S2P, rev 5.0). ...
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Graphic driver not supported in Windows 8

Few days back I installed Windows 8 Pro(32 bit) earlier it was Win7 (32bit). My Desktop configuration is the image I uploaded. The problem is Win8 not detecting my Graphic / Video Card. I didn't ...
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How to know which RAM I can/should buy for my PC?

I have a relatively old PC (5 years or more) which has only 1GB of RAM. I'm running on Windows 7 and unfortunately it doesn't like being so senile... I have a Gigabyte mother board but I have no ...
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Windows won't start after changing SATA controller mode to RAID in BIOS (Intel X79 GA-X79-UD3)

This seems like a question asked a dozen times, so I've already read and tried many solutions. None of them have worked until now. I installed a fresh Windows 7 x64 on my new computer, on a Gigabyte ...
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Can my Motherboard handle this Graphics card?

I found this mother board online (Gigabyte GA-Z87X-SLI) and this graphics card (Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 4GB PhysX CUDA). The graphics card has 4GB GDDR5 SDRAM. So this is the actual problem: The ...
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Gigabyte GA-P43T-ES3G motherboard doesn't work with Kingston's KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX RAM

Gigabyte GA-P43T-ES3G motherboard doesn't work with Kingston KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX RAM. The PC fans are spinning, but the screen doesn't respond. Any suggestions about what to do?
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What error code should a GA-Z87X-UD3H motherboard display when no CPU is inserted?

To help me diagnose if my motherboards are defective, could someone please tell me what error code a GA-Z87X-UD3H motherboard should display when no CPU is inserted? Built a new PC which worked for ...
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Videocard makes strange noise

Few days ago I bought Gigabyte's Nvidia 770GTX videocard. I noticed that it makes some cracky noise. It's not actually loud but I could hear it sitting at least from 40cm from my PC. I made stress ...
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Hyper-V Won't Enable in Windows 8

So, I'm trying to develop an app for WP8, however I can't seem to make the emulator run... Why? Hyper-V won't enable! I'm using a AMD FDX 8350 processor in a 970A-UD3 Gigabyte motherboard. Here ...
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Computer freezes with Visual Artifacts/Scrambled Screen (even at BIOS)

System Specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2l (BIOS f8b - stock)1 Processor: Intel Core 2 DUO - stock cooler PSU : CoolerMaster eXtreme Power Plus 460W HDD: 1 x 640 GB SATA, 1 x 320 ...
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Can I use 3rd generation Intel processor with Gigabyte GA-h61M-S2V-B3 rev 1.1?

Will this processor and this motherboard work together? dual core 2.6 Ghz / 2M cache G1610 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-h61M-S2V-B3 rev 1.1 I tried but I failed, then when I went to the ...
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Gigabyte Motherboard + Adaptec RAID = No Booting from any drives

I have a brand new PC, just out of the box. It has a Gigabyte GA-P55-USB3 motherboard. I also have an Adaptec ASR-2504 SAS RAID card with 2x 15k Seagate Barracuda SAS drives attached. After the ...
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JSON error that I can't seem to find

Below is my configuration file for my Gigabyte R9 280x Graphic cards, used in a mining rig. For some reason I keep getting an error: [2013-12-25 07:49:10] ./cgminer: --config: JSON decode of file ...
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Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H ATX Motherboard No Longer Recognizing USB Devices, Computer Inaccessible

around May I built a new computer with the following parts: Intel Core i7-3770K Quad-Core processor Corsair Vengeance 32GB (4x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz memory MSI Radeon HD 7950 Twin Frozr III 880MHZ 3GB ...
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Random lockups with my new build - gigabyte z77x-d3h

Random lockups happens all the time, and it's not related to high loads on CPU. Everything just freezes - no BSOD. My PC specs: gigabyte z77x-d3h (bios - F15) intel i7 3770k (stock cooler) DDR3 ...
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VGA Graphics card is not guaranteed to operate normally

Recently I updated the BIOS for my GigaByte Motherboard using Q-Flash Utility . The update was successful but under the MB Intelligent Tweaker menu in BIOS , there's a warning says VGA Graphics card ...
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Gigabyte mainboard: How to enable UEFI graphical bios?

I recently bought a new mainboard (Gigabyte GA-970-DS3). On of the advertised features is Dual UEFI Bios. I have heard of these nice graphical Bios interfaces and thought that I would have one too. ...
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Setup BIOS to network boot to FOG server

I have a FOG server installed on my Ubuntu 12.4 OS. The FOG server is setup and running. On the client machine, I am trying to network boot into my FOG server, but it never connects. I can't figure ...
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Distortion On Microphone (X79-UP4)

My motherboard X79-UP4 Running Windows 8 Enterprise, Has a weird problem when trying to use the microphone port. Not really sure how to describe the sound so have attached a link below. Here is a ...
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GigaByte doesn't boot after power-on, but does after reset

I've got a pc based on a gigabyte ga-p35-ds3p motherboard with a weird boot problem. The machine was working perfectly but after being in storage for about 6 weeks it fails to boot correctly ...