The motherboard or mainboard is the central printed circuit board (PCB) in many modern computers and holds many of the crucial components of the system.

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Does Intel QX6700 work asus p5g41-m motherboard?

Does Intel QX6700 work Asus p5g41-m motherboard?
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My Brand new cpu hanges

here is the detail of my pc which I have purchased around 10 days before asus 2gb ddr5 RADEOn R9 270X COOLER MASTER SEIDON 120V PLUS COOLER FAN AMD FX 9590 PROCESSOR CPU CORSAIR VENGEANCE DDR 3 ...
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Memory not performing as expected

This is probably a noob question but I really don't know why this is happening I bought the below parts recently ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 Motherboard HyperX Savage 8GB (1 x 8GB) Memory Module 2133MHz ...
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Ram unrecognized, sometimes

I'm facing a hardware issue that is out of my field of expertise. I have a AM3 Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H with 4 slots of DDR3 filled with 2GB of ram G.Skill Kit Extreme3 2 x 2 Go 1600 MHz NQ PC 12800 ...
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Enable onboard video on Intel DH55HC with Ati Radeon HD4650 on PCI-e [duplicate]

I am currently using dual monitors on an ATI Radeon HD 4650. I have an extra monitor that I would like to add using the on-board video. I can switch from on-board to PCI-e video in the Bios, But I ...
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Sometimes when booting computer hangs on BIOS splash screen

I have a desktop computer with an Asus P8Z68-V LE motherboard. It has a Wester Digital 1 TB hard drive, Samsung SSD, DVD/CD drive, an external hard drive that is always connected to a USB 3 port and ...
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Troubleshooting a Motherboard / Monitor combination

I have a brand new H97M-ITX/ac motherboard and a 27" QNIX Monitor... and they don't seem to work together. I've plugged the motherboard into another monitor using both VGA and DVI-D - it works I've ...
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Evga X58 SLI - deleted mbr now can't boot

Somehow, and I did not know this until reboot, my windows 7 pro system files were not on the same disk as the mbr disk the bios was booting from. I ignorantly cleared off this "spare" drive and ...
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How to know if the motherboard support a graphics card

This is my mother board: http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/ConRoe1333-D667%20R1.0/index.it.asp I can't find what pci-express verion it implements. I want to buy this graphics card with pci-express 2.1: ...
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Display, USB Peripherals (Mouse, Keyboard) Not Working, GPU Seems Fine

Windows 7 Operating System, NVidia GTX 660 GPU, LG IPS monitor, Novatech peripherals. My friend was playing Darkest Dungeon while I was out working. They texted me to let me know that my monitor had ...
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HDD sometimes is not recognized by the BIOS

I assembled my new PC, and sometimes one HDD is not recognized by the BIOS. This is my setup: Asus z97-pro i7 4970k gtx 970 16gbs ram SSd 500gbs HDD 1TB HDD This is what happens: turn on PC ...
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Is it better to have 2x2GB Dual-Channel vs 4GB Single-channel RAM, performance-wise? [duplicate]

I know this has been discussed many times before but so far I’ve only found speculations and some blurry “experiences“ on this… Many just mix single and dual channel memory, or don't care about ...
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Motherboard not POSTing: Crosshair V Formula-Z, Q-code 00

I've been using this computer with a ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z for the past year. Seemed to work great for a while, but POST times have become exponentially slower over the past few weeks. Everyday ...
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RAM compatability for a Gigabye x99 motherboard [closed]

I'm looking to get a gigabyte x99 gaming 5 board which has a memory bus speed of 2133mhz. Will 2400mhz RAM work OK? I know it will be down-clocked to 2133mhz.
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Windows 7 stuck at “Starting Windows”, but hardware freeze on occasional boot

I'll be as short as possible, i have 2 issues i am fighting against with no success. Anything began when my pc would suddenly freeze (hardware freeze) messing up the video signal, and forcing me to ...
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Windows boot loop [closed]

Turned on computer, won't boot into Windows. I am running 8.1. BIOS works fine. Tried to boot into an Ubuntu disk but selecting CD-ROM to boot from yields no results, as it just continues to loop. ...
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Motherboard won't post AFTER I click restart button OR do it via Windows

As the title says, computer starts up fine from shutdown but when I try to restart it, it simply won't reboot. The fans spin, lights are on and everything is working but the motherboard won't post. ...
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Bizarre CMOS Failure?

I'm working on a PC, specifically a HP Pavilion p6-2014. Initially the PC was taken to me because it wouldn't boot. It seemed like a graphics card issue because the fans would spin up, the hard drive ...
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Can I change my old Dell Latitude X1's motherboard with a custom one? [closed]

I've got an old Dell Latitude X1 laptop. While it was great during its time, now it's pretty much unusable (plus its BIOS doesn't allow booting from CF or SD); however, it's extremely light (and quite ...
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Where to find ASRock X99 Extreme3 UEFI beep codes? [duplicate]

My search results so far: http://www.administrator.de/wissen/BIOS-Beep-Codes-36151.html, https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=129806.0 and http://www.bios-info.de/4p92x846/amsignal.htm: ASRock ...
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Why can't I use the fourth memory bank of an ASRock X99 Extreme3 with GeIL EVO Potenza DDR4-3000 DIMM CL16 modules? [closed]

I did some poorly reflected PC parts shopping and bought an ASRock X99 Extreme3 with an Intel Xeon E5-2603v3 6x 1.60GHz So.2011-3 WOF and a 16GB GeIL EVO Potenza DDR4-3000 DIMM CL16 Quad Kit DDR4 RAM ...
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PCIe slot for R5 230 AMD Radeon card

For an AMD Radeon R5 230 Silent graphic card what is the minimum PCIe slot that I should use in order to get the most out of the card? My motherboard has: 1 PCIe 3.0 16x 1 PCIe 3.0 8x 1 PCIe 2.0 16x ...
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Does “Asrock G31M-S R2.0” supports “Core 2 Extreme QX9650” processor or FSB1600 MHz CPUs?

My motherboard is "Asrock G31M-S R2.0" which supports CPU Socket type LGA 775. http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/G31M-S%20R2.0/ If you open an official web page of "Asrock G31M-S R2.0" then you can see ...
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Asus z87 plus reboot hangs

I've received a new computer with Asus Z87-Plus motherboard and i7 4790 CPU. If I turn on the machine, everything is okay, but whenever I restart it (from Windows 7 x64 or from the BIOS itself) the ...
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Recover data if PC (motherboard) fails with software RAID 5

I'm planning to implement a RAID 5 (or 6) system on an old PC (windows or linux). It doesn't have HW RAID 5 support so I'll do it via software (e.g. windows integrated RAID). Will I be able to ...
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Why is Windows 7 rating on my ram less?

I just upgraded my motherboard and ram. My new motherboard is Esonic G41CMBL with Transcend 4GB DDR3 1333 Ram. My processor is Intel Core 2 Quad q9950. My friend's system has the same configuration ...
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Keyboard malfunction and USB issue

Last night I spilled water on my keyboard, it stopped working so I replaced it. The new keyboard is malfunctioning i.e. if I type 'b' I get 'bn'. Some keys do not work and some trigger enter. I tried ...
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What factors determine the maximum amount of ram a device can address?

I recently bought a new ultrabook that came with 4GB of ram. I have seen people talk about how it can be upgraded to 8GB with no trouble. However when I look up the CPU that is inside of the machine ...
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Dell 490 BIOS / Win 7 Pro x64 will not recognize second matching Xeon 5160 CPU

Upgraded to Win7 Pro x64 from Home Premium x64 (Anytime Upgrade online), specifically to add second identical physical dual-core Xeon processor. BIOS only shows one CPU in socket 0. Win 7 Pro only ...
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Reading your firmware

The software in a motherboard is called 'firmware' or 'bios'. It is possible to replace those software, witch is called 'Flashing' but is it also possible to read it and write it down in a file?
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Asus X99-Deluxe - Can only boot with the “Clear CMOS” button after cooler installation

It sounds like I have similar symptoms to this question, but this only started happening after swapping out a heatsink for a cooler. To be precise, the system will only boot if I press the clear CMOS ...
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usb 3.0 motherboard connector insertion force?

Having broken pins on both front panel usb 3.0 ports on my HP Pavillion desktop, I went out and ordered a new motherboard-to-dual usb 3.0 cable. Before trying to hook it up to the front panel, I ...
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PC permenently freezes in unusual pattern [closed]

I have read many of threads about this issue yet none of them seem to be the same as mine. Let me first tell you a short story of my PC. It served me quite many years (5 maybe). During that time it ...
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Computer Architecture : DDR3 Memory Technology - Slot Capacity Scaling

Speaking in terms of Computer Architecture, what are the characteristics embedded in a DDR3 memory module or the host slot, such that a user cannot put a larger RAM than the per-slot specification of ...
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What will make computer parts (PSU, MB, SSD, HDD, Fans) last longer: keeping PC always on or turning off regularly [closed]

Before I continue, there is no answer to this question on StackExchange. One is Is it harmful to keep PC always on? [duplicate] a duplicate of Is it better to leave your computer on all ...
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Asus Vivobook v551lb-db71t motherboard speaker beep

Every now and then while going about my business on the laptop under normal conditions the motherboard speaker on my relatively new ASUS Vivobook v551lb-db71t will chirp. I have tried contacting ASUS ...
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PC sporadically booting - which part is most likely dying? [on hold]

I have an old yet sufficient desktop PC, specs below. It had a recent episode where it didn't POST - I turn it on, but nothing comes up on the screen, and I have to hold the power button for 5 seconds ...
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Some CMOS Settings Not Retained on Reboot. Battery good

Some CMOS Settings Not Retained System: Dell Inspiron 546 Motherboard: DELL F896N 0896N Experience: Advanced Issue: Some CMOS settings are not retained after saving and reboot. Some CMOS / BIOS ...
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USB ports reseting issue

Every once in a while, the USB ports on my motherboard stop working. It only happens with my keyboard and with my WiFi stick. I can easily fix the issue by unplugging the USB adapter and then ...
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Two SATA-3 vs four SATA-2 SSD drives in RAID 0 [closed]

I have a relatively old motherboard (msi BIG BANG-XPOWER) that has 8 SATA ports, 6 of which are SATA-2 and 2 of which are SATA-3 and I'm thinking of creating a RAID-0 array of two or four SSD drives. ...
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1GB RAM with only 512MB

I use this Mainboard: KM2M Combo Version 1.0G52-M6738X1-G22 MS-6738 (v1.X) Micro ATX Manual: http://de.scribd.com/doc/13159820/KM2M-Combo-L-MS-6738-Manual The Manuals says, I can use 2GB RAM. ...
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Boot guard verified DEX that is failed

I'm new to building computer, I've just built my new PC: MSI Z97i ac gaming Mini ITX board i7 4790K intel processor 650W PSU Leadtek Geforce GTX 970 Vengeance 16GB ram 128 GB SSD I've just ...
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How can I find the cause of a system freeze recurring after CMOS battery change?

My family's computer is freezing every time it is used, ever since I changed the CMOS battery. I've tried many things in vain, and I don't know what to do anymore. I'm looking for theories and a fresh ...
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PC Stuck on verifying DMI pool - taken many steps

I have an old computer I am attempting to restore. It's a msi 945g series chipset board. I began with no POST beeps and no monitor signal being detected. I have.... Removed, Cleaned and Reseated ...
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Dead Acer V5-131 laptop motherboard

I have an Acer V5-131 laptop. One day I put it on charging and then it suddenly get off and after that it never get on and no light is glowing after that I opened it and checked the output supply of ...
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How to tell what version of PCI Express slot your system has?

I have just bought Lenovo H50 90C1 desktop system. It has one PCI Express slot, unmarked (does not say 3.0). There is no name on the motherboard other than Lenovo, it is an internal cheap ...
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Does the ASUS P7P55D Motherboard support the 4th generation Intel Core i5 processor?

I have a PC I built based on the ASUS P7P55D motherboard. Currently it has an Intel Core i5-750 LGA1156 processor in it, a 3rd generation processor. I just found out that to run the Intel RealSense ...
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Mint 17 with Gigabyte motherboard: no audio from rear audio port

I just installed Mint 17. I'm having an issue getting audio from the rear audio port. When I plug either my headphones or speakers into the front port on the case, the audio works fine, but when I ...
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Are All Wireless Cards Compatible With the Motherboard? Regardless of What Type of Board and Card it is?

This may sound like a stupid question, and please don't shoot me down for this. But I am thinking of getting a wireless card for my desktop. More specifically, a TP-Link TL-WDN4800 wireless card. I ...
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RAM compatibility with Intel P45 chipset

I have an Asus P5QC motherboard, with Intel P45 chipset, which supports DDR2 and DDR3 RAM. I want to use two 4GB sticks to have 8GB of RAM. I read that there are some sticks that don't work with ...