Questions tagged [amd-ryzen]

A line of processors from AMD which use the Zen architecture. Ryzen represents a total redesign from AMD's previous processors with significant improvements in per-core performance, multiprocessing capability, and power efficiency.

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Could Windows 10 installed on AMD NVMe Raid be the cause of poor performance?

I just built a computer at work that will be used to deal with loads of SIARD files. The configuration is as follows: Asus TRX40 Prime Pro (90MB12F0-M0EAY0) (latest 0902 bios but same results on 0702)...
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ASRock A320M Pro4 failing to POST with Ryzen 5 3600 CPU

Posting a question & answer to share my hardships (and solution) with the internet. I hope others in this situation see this post and are able to save hours of their life on needless POST ...
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Windows 10 PC freezes during some games, hard drive light stays on

I've recently upgraded most of the components in my PC, I changed motherboard, RAM and CPU: Ryzen 3600 MSI B450 Tomahawk Max 16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000MHz I'm still running the system on ...
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 + Ubuntu 20.04 problems

I have Ryzen 5 3600, Gigabyte X570 GAMING X and Radeon RX 580 Series. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 and it is loaded with kernel parameter acpi=off but now system recognize only 1 core(lspcu, cut /proc/...
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VirtualBox reports corrupt installation image

I can't make VirtualBox work on a new company laptop (ThinkPad T495, AMD 3500U PRO). Host: W10 Enterprise 1909. Guest: CentOS, Xubuntu (20.04, 18.04), Debian Under VB 5.2, 6.0 I can't finish any ...
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New AMD system randomly crashes / kernel panics

About a year ago, I acquired a threadripper based desktop computer, the hardware details of which are: Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB - Solid state drive ASRock X399M TAICHI (latest firmware) Gigabyte ...
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NixOS: setting up graphics on recent laptop (AMD Picasso + Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile)

I am installing NixOS on a recently bought laptop, and I'm having issues setting up the graphics card. The CPU is an AMD Picasso and the GPU is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile. If possible I'd like ...
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ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB3 + AMD Ryzen 5 3400G has Graphics issues

Bought an ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB3 last january (I'm way past 30 days return & money back). And finally received the NVMe M.2 SSD today. I tried to install windows 10 which I recently ...
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Correct type of ssd [closed]

I want to upgrade my laptop to SSD storage. I am a little bit confused about choosing the correct type and interface of SSD. Please assist me. Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 2500U Laptop: ASUS X505-ZA
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How to find out the latest available microcode version for an AMD CPU?

While for Intel there is information like microcode-update-guidance.pdf and releasenote, I could not find similar information about AMD CPU microcode updates. Is it available anywhere?
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Is thermal paste necessary for a short POST test?

So I got a bunch of parts for a new PC just now. Unfortunately, as I was examining the CPU cooler (for a Ryzen 3700x), I scratched a bunch of the pre-applied paste away away. So I (I don't know why) ...
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No hdmi connection detected on Ubuntu 18.04

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 as a second OS on my laptop (on Windows 10 as the first OS everything works fine) and found that the system doesn't recognize my monitor, which is connected via HDMI. HP ...
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Lightroom CC freezes whole PC

I don't know what else to try, so I decided to ask here. Sometimes Lightroom freezes the whole PC and I have to reboot. It doesn't happen anywhere else but in Lightroom, not even with games. For a ...
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Will a Windows 10 in-place upgrade reset all drivers?

I'm having problems with random restarts of my system while it's idling or under low load (Windows lockscreen, on desktop, browsing websites). I never had any crashes while playing games. I can't ...
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Why Intel i5-8350u is faster than AMD Ryzen 2700x in Python script in single core?

I have strange situation. Long story short, laptop with Intel i5-8350u runs Python script twice faster in single core than AMD Ryzen 2700x. Now a bit more details. Firstly, specs of the machines. AMD ...
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Need at least 6 PCIe x8 or x16 slots - am I effectively barred from using an AMD desktop platform?

Note: This isn't a "hardware request" question., I've looked at the market and concluded what I want doesn't exist. That's just how it is. My question is, is there any way technically to work around ...
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PC behaves as it's not turned on

I bought a new PC, with mother-board Gigabyte AB350M-DS3H V2 and CPU Ryzen 5 3600. The problem is when I turn the PC on, it behaves as it is turned off. Nothing happens, the fans don't move, no ...
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Ryzen 3600 fan speed is very erratic compared to Ryzen 1600x

I've upgraded to a Ryzen 3600 from a Ryzen 1600x, on the same motherboard (that I had to flash). One thing I've noticed is that the CPU fan speed will very quickly speed up if I do something mildly "...
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What is the AMD-RAID Config Device driver used for?

I have an AMD Ryzen System (A320 Chipset, Athlon 240GE CPU) with 2 SATA Drives in RAID-1 using the AMD RAIDXpert option in the BIOS. In order to install Windows, I first need to load the AMD-RAID ...
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Any possible cause for stutter issue on new PC build?

I have built a new PC with the following specs: CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) Motherboard: MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge WiFi Ever ...
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Permanently Disable Virtualization-Based Security (VBS) in Windows 10 Pro

I'm trying to disable Virtualization-based Security (VBS) so I can run Ryzen Master and still use WSL 2. I've found this Microsoft script which disables it fine but it doesn't persist between reboots....
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PC crashes at random (especially during the first 2-5 min of a game)

I've built a a PC with a friend of mine, with the following specs: AMD Ryzen 3600 w/ stock cooling ASRock Taichi x570 2x16 G.Skill Trident Z 3600mhz (had problems with memory training) MSI GTX 1660 ...
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Is it possible to test the memory controller of my CPU?

My system has been on the fritz for the past week throwing up random RAM-related errors (windows bsod about memory management, memtest giving errors) and after swapping out just about all parts the ...
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Can i use only 4 pins to power an 8 pin motherboard? [closed]

My current PC (FX8350, GTX 1070, 16GB ddr3 1866mhz) is using an OCZ ModxStream PRO 600W PSU, im about to upgrade to Ryzen, and i notice that most, if not all MOBOs (for Ryzen CPUs) have 8pin power ...
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Cannot get 64 bit options to appear in VirtualBox 6.0 (AMD)

I don't quite see my exact need in the similar questions plus I think I have completed the steps in the posts closer to my environment and I still cannot get the 64bit options to appear. I have an ...
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AMD Ryzen 7 3700X - Which RAM?

it's time for a new computer. 32GB and RGB would be perfect. Now I have to decide which RAM I buy, but I have some questions: 1.) 2x 16GB or 4x 8GB? What's better? 2.) The max. Memory clock ...
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PC wont post after wrong bios update

I accidentally updated to the wrong version of the bios on my Biostar TB350-BTC motherboard and now my computer doesn’t post, i can’t access the bios, but the fans and power are still working. I’ve ...
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Newly installed AMD system won't recognize old Intel RAID 0

My old RAID 0 setup isn't being recognized in RAIDXpert2, and I can't seem to figure out how to make it again, without losing data. Here's my timeline: Intel i7 2600k + Z77 board Intel i7 6700k + ...
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Issues with new setup based on Ryzen and x570 motherboard

I have recently built a new PC. But I started to have issues with it. Symptoms: mouse pointer completely freezes in BIOS after a few seconds after loading it. Solved after BIOS update keyboard ...
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M/b ASUS PRIME B350-PLUS cannot detect M.2 2280

Motherboard ASUS PRIME B350-PLUS with Ryzen 1700 cannot detect M.2 2280 ADATA XPG SX6000 Pro (NVMe). OS (Windows 10) - the same. My steps were: I've removed any SATA cables from SATA5/SATA6 ports (as ...
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Ideal Voltages for overlock

I let the 5-way optimization overclock my CPU and fan curve in AI Suite III and i know its usually frowned upon to use a program to overclock but after the program is done. I just wonder if someone ...
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Windows 10: Permanently disable VBS (Virtualization-based security)?

Android Studio requires Hyper-V, but installing Hyper-V also enabled VBS (Virtualization-based Security). The problem is AMD's Ryzen software doesn't run if VBS is enabled. Applying the following ...
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Best RAM speed for Ryzen 7 2700x for multiasking (code compilation / builds)

I need a multitasking machine for compiling code in multiple threads (perhaps using make/jam) . Hence, I wanted maximum threads so I had a choice between Ryzen 1700 (base frequency 3GHz)and Ryzen ...
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Disable hyperthreading on Vivobook 15

Updated: I've already done this thing before write this post. Disable Hyperthreading in the Windows 7 registry I'd searching many many threads about this problem, no answer, so I ask for further ...
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Connected CPU to PCI-E connector. Did I fry something? [duplicate]

I just bought an AMD motherboard and CPU and a modular PSU. The PSU came with a cable with 2 8-PIN connectors, one RED and one BLACK. I haven't been careful enough and I connected the motherboard's ...
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Slow Read/Write speeds on Samsung 970 Evo Plus after switching to a new motherboard?

I think the problem might be that the device is using PCIe Gen. 3 x 2 instead of Gen. 3 x 4 PCIe? Is there any way to change this in the bios? I am running a PC with a 1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus that ...
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VMWare Workstation not working despite Hyper-V is off

I know that Hyper-V and VMWare Workstation is not compatible so I never turn that feature on. Yesterday I ran VMWare with no problem. But today, an error occurs saying that my Hyper-V is on This is ...
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Windows 10 pro 1903 boot up time - already played the SSD card

I built a home workstation 2 years ago, including a Samsung EVO SSD (PCIe/NVME interface) and have enjoyed a snappy system and literally 6-8 second boot up times since then. ... Until the forced ...
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Cannot boot RHEL 8 on ASRock DeskMini A300 (AMD Ryzen 5 3400G)

I recently purchased an ASRock DeskMini A300W, and parts from the QVL list cpu: AMD Ryzen 5 3400G (Picasso series) 32GB kit ( 2x16 GB ) SSD (Western Digital Black M.2 NVMe 1TB) I upgraded the bios ...
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SSD or cache - which matters more?

Now that I have 2 options for a low budget laptop: AMD A6 1MB cache, 256GiB SSD. AMD Ryzen3 5MB cache, 1TB HDD Which one is likely to yield better responsiveness in user applications (non gaming, ...
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Am4 motherboard support for 3000mhz+ memory

I'm looking at building a new ryzen 3rd gen system and I'm a bit confused when it comes to memory. Lots of people say fast memory really helps the ryzen cpus, I saw one article that suggested 3200mhz ...
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amd64_edac_mod.ko(Error Detection and Correction driver) not loading with the latest kernel to check RAS

I am trying to enable ECC to confirm RAS feature in ubuntu-18.04 Its GIGABYTE BIOS mode, I have checked ECC option, but it is not present. and details of server is: :~$ lscpu Architecture: ...
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Why is my CPU cooler by almost 10°C when I turn down the fan speed?

I got an ASUS GA502 just last week. CPU is an AMD 2nd Generation Ryzen 7, 3750H, 2.3Ghz. It also has a Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx. GPU is a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q, 6GB It gets really loud ...
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Asrock X570 stuck on POST - CPU+DRAM red leds on

I want to upgrade my old stationary computer, and have therefore purchased Ryzen 5 3600 Asrock X570 Pro4 (which claim in the manual to support the CPU) and some DDR4 RAM After assembly, and powerup ...
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How can I enable Infinity Fabric for Ryzen 2700x?

I read that AMD’s Infinity Fabric can boost overall speed, but I’m wondering if this is a feature I need to enable in BIOS or if it’s enabled automatically? I’ve already set my RAM for its highest ...
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Windows 10 installation failure on Ryzen 9 cpu

I am trying to install windows 10 on my computer that I had recently upgraded to the ryzen 9 cpu with. My system has a 1tb nvme ssd (hp 920) and 2 4tb hdds (a barracuda and an ironwolf) and I do not ...
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Should I be concerned about yellow blotches on thermal paste of Ryzen 2700 stock wraith CPU cooler?

I'm new to PC building and am building my first system. I chose to simplify things as much as possible and chose the Ryzen 2700 with an included wraith cooler with pre-applied thermal paste. This ...
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Android Studio Emulator Failure- WHPX: Failed to setup partition, hr=c037000f

I am attempting to get Android emulator to work on my Ryzen CPU, I get the following error: Emulator: C:\...\android-sdk\emulator\qemu\windows-x86_64\qemu-system-x86_64.exe: WHPX: Failed ...
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Graphics driver issues: Ryzen 2700x w/ GTX 970

To start, specs: -Ryzen 2700x -Gigabyte X470 Aorus ultra gaming Rev.1 -GTX 970 (iChiLL GeForce GTX 970 X4 Ultra) -MX 200 boot SSD -2 data HDDs -Windows 10 pro 64 bit version 1903 Problem: The ...
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How to get Google Chrome to open hundreds of tabs without crashing?

I need to open hundreds of tabs simultaneously for testing and verifying websites in batches, has to be GUI and visual. I use this tag to open chrome from command line, with very few extensions on it:...