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Questions tagged [motherboard]

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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recurring after SSD/motherboard switch: laptop not recognizing SSD

I've been to the Samsung Service Center for three times now and my problem still remains unsolved. I speculate there is a root cause instead , but the engineers there are very reluctant to run full ...
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Can I upgrade to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 if I have an HP Slimline Desktop PC 270-p0xx series?

I am looking to upgrade my computer's graphics card, because I currently am running on Integrated Graphics. It would be good to know if I could upgrade to a GTX 1060, and know if I need to get a ...
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New PC doesn't boot to BIOS [duplicate]

I put together a build, and I'm having some issues. When I boot up the PC all fans and LEDs come on, but nothing ever pops up on the screen. The manual states I should be prompted with a BIOS screen....
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PC components - which combination works best here? [on hold]

I have my current setup (described below) which works quite well for multi-tasking and most tasks - I have not really come over any crazy bottlenecks yet, except when compiling a large codebase, or ...
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How does writing CPU's I/O ports make CPU communicate with I/O devices like IDE drives? [on hold]

From the programmer's point of view, communicating with I/O devices is really simple and straightforward with a consistent, backward compatible interface. Usually, the way communication happens with ...
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How to change the Service Tag on a Dell Optiplex 9020

I recently replaced the mobo on an out-of-warranty dell optiplex 9020. I then tried to update the BIOS to latest. When I run the BIOS update exe file, I get a message saying "Cannot Update a Optiplex ...
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HWiNFO - Why does my laptop have two different SATA types?

A little bit of story: I was planning on buying an SSD for my (old) laptop and wanted to know my laptop SATA ports. I plan to replace it with the optical drive using a caddy. After a bit of research,...
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asus compatible motherboard for p7p550 pro

I have a pc with asus p7p550 pro motherboard which has stopped working and cpu is G6950 with ddr3 ram 2*2 gig, I would like to know the compatible motherboard which I can replace with,if it is ...
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Does Z370-A PRO Have On Board Wifi?

Does Z370-A PRO Have On Board WiFi and if so how would go about installing the drivers. I currently am not sure if this is the case and I am having trouble finding the means to use the wifi on my pc ...
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Finding the Proper Wires Based on the Board [closed]

As a mini project, I stripped a cheap $15 tiny arcade cabinet from a store and am replacing the internals with a Raspberry Pi. I want to save the buttons and joystick from the cabinet and use them as ...
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Risk of rain 2 killed my computer? No display, no boot through BIOS, but all fans working

I tried to load up a game (Risk of Rain 2) on my desktop and the game caused the computer to immediately shut off. I restarted and tried again, and the second time, it shut off and then wouldn't turn ...
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PC Spins and Mounts 2.5“ drives but not 3.5” drives

Using SATA connectors from the motherboard and PSU I cannot get my PC to spin up a 3.5" desktop drive. Specs: MOBO: ASRock ab350 PSU: 600W GFX: 1060 Mini I've checked for firmware updates for my ...
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Can a motherboard turn on without a cpu?

I'm trying to run power trough a motherboard to check if my fans are working. I have everything plugged in to the motherboard except the CPU, so my question is can a motherboard turn on without the ...
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Why does my computer shut down after gaming for a long period of time? [closed]

Computer Specs: Intel Core i7-8700K motherboard asus prime B360-PLUS 2x DDR4 8GB each NVIDIA 1050Ti PSU 550W corsair Computer was working fine for 2 weeks until I decided to test some games on it. ...
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Power on by keyboard/mouse doesn't work on my Gigabyte motherboard

My Gigabyte z170x Gaming 3 motherboard comes with a feature that allows the PC to be turned on by keyboard or mouse. Can even set a password for keyboard boot so if you type the password while the ...

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