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I want to make more speed for 3D Tool - mainboard

Q: I want to make more speed for 3D Tool - mainboard

Hello ?
Recently, I need more speed for my computer.
Basically I want upgrade hardware but I am not expert: I need some advice.
I am using my computer for Computer Animation: Mostly Autodesk Maya.

I am in the middle of learning Animation Part and realize if I am going to use MentalRay with Animation,
I have to wait a long time [I believe].

Currently my computer's spec:
i5 2500K.
ASRock P67 EXTREME 4
8GB of RAM
GTX 560TI of 1GB

Which hardware should upgrade ?

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I am using computers for the last 20 years and know some basics about the hardware & PC operations, I am planning for a new higher end P4 PC with All in wonder graphics card & LIVE wire sound with speakers and all,
I need to clarify
1. should the processor & mother board speed be same?,
2. If I choose a RAM with (speed ?) of 333MHZ and use a mother board with 800MHZ, Is it a mismatch or underrating the board capabilities?.
4. To simplify my question what are the difference in using a
a.) 533MHZ processor / 533MHZ board with 400MHZ RAM
b.) 800MHZ processor / 533 MHZ board with 333 MHZ RAM.
c.) 800MHZ processor / 800 MHZ board with 400MHZ RAM

Thanks
 

A:CPU, Mainboard & Memory speed

1) I'm not really sure what you mean by motherboard speed, its more about what processor your board will support. As long as your board supports the processor your looking at your good to go. I suppose its possible that a board won't be able to support certain special features of the processor if there are any, so its best to read the specs of the processor and board to make sure their compatible.

2) Again its really a matter of the board supporting a certain speed of memory. Usually boards will have a few configurations of memory they support, just make sure the memory you want is supported by the board.

4) b, I think means the board will not support the processor, a and c should both work fine but c will have faster througput performance.

If you find the exact brand and make of motherboard and processor your intrested in you can usually get a nice manual from the manufacturer's website. Just make sure everything is compatible before you buy it and you will be ok.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cpu-mainboard-memory-speed.198194/
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http://speedfixtool.com/lp900/tbl/l...umbnails/eec89e3c786223c05f9bf5db31183193.jpg

Is this safe to use or a scam? Thank you.
 

A:Speed Fix Tool

Stay away from programs like that. Your find so many of them out there and all techs will warn you to not use them.

http://thundercloud.net/infoave/new/and-the-scams-never-stop/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/speed-fix-tool.1151937/
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Hi

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thanks

A:can i make the window tool bar more slim ?

hi
is there no way?
i tried to set disable visual style in compatibility panel but no luck

thanks

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I am starting out as a digital photographer, and want to show some prospective clients the weddings I have shot on DVD. I am looking for an INEXPENSIVE program to create DVDs.

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Hi Heather.I normally use NeroVision for such projects but it is more then you wish to spend.This free program will do what you want though I have never personally used it myself.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/92131/looking-for-tool-to-make-muti-slideshow-dvd/
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You went through a malware removal procedure back in January. Nothing has changed - we still require logs to work from.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

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After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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Try downloading ffdshow tryouts.

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/34978-any-tool-make-flash-movies-play-wmp.html
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I would like to add to that a command line that selects 'NEW'
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I need help with that step.
 

A:Make snipping tool capture after launching

just assign a shortcut key to the program, CRTL + F12 (or whatever you like)


 

http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/make-snipping-tool-capture-after-launching.4070938/
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A:is there a way to make the snipping tool open using the keyboard

Hello jturk,

You could use the method in the tutorial below to assign a keyboard shortcut to a Snipping Tool shortcut to use.

Keyboard Shortcut - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/268654-there-way-make-snipping-tool-open-using-keyboard.html
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Also check out articles in Tweaking Preferences.

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I've tried on 3 different USB sticks from different manufacturers so it's almost outside the possibility that all 3 USB sticks are defective. I'm trying to run this on W7 X64.

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Any links to an alternative tool that will do this

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Use Diskpart. Option 2 here.

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Hello,

Just upgraded to Win 10 from Win 7. I am trying to like it . One of the annoyances I've found so far
is the snipping tool. When on Win 7, when I did my shortcut keys to open it, it would automatically go
into snipping mode so I could just move my mouse to create my snip. Now, it makes you select new and
what type you'd like. I have looked around the settings to make it act like it did when in Win7 but so far
no luck. Does anyone know how to make it just start like it did when using it before I upgraded?
I only have interest in creating a snip this way. Thanks

A:How to make snipping tool default to new snip

Yes, having to make that one extra click is surprisingly irritating. I was very happy using the tool when it was 'ready to snip' with the last used setting. If I occasionally wanted to capture a menu, I could with just a few more clicks. Having to press 'new snip' each and every time seems pointless, slow and cumbersome.

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I want to Know if theres a Software Program That Can Control Fan Speed!! ..

I have 2 Fan Ports on my motherboard 1 for CPU Fan & the other ones for the Case Fan i Know How to speed up the CPU Fan, But have no clue how to speed up the case fan, If at all its even possible..

Pls Help!!

A:A Tool That Can Control Fan Speed On Motherboard Help Pls..

Hmm, it all really depends on the mother board, and I'm thinking as it's an hp, you can't. However case fans spin at max rpm by default, with most folks slowing them down with the use of inline resistors.

You can try speedfan, it may do something.
Download SpeedFan - Access temperature sensor in your computer

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Pls Help!!

A:A Tool That Can Control Fan Speed On Motherboard Help Pls..

Hmm, it all really depends on the mother board, and I'm thinking as it's an hp, you can't. However case fans spin at max rpm by default, with most folks slowing them down with the use of inline resistors.

You can try speedfan, it may do something.
Download SpeedFan - Access temperature sensor in your computer

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/299550-tool-can-control-fan-speed-motherboard-help-pls.html
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In the folder the ESDtoISO.cmd file is in when you run it. I just did this and ended up with

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Simple example of problem is the letters are not appearing as fast as I type here (I'm not a fast typer - 30-60wpm).

Any advice to identify the problem would be greatly appreciated.

A:How to make speed improvements

Is the slowness you're seeing only when using a web browser? How do other applications respond on the system?

The best way to determine where the slowdown is coming from is start with the basics like how does the system perform with no applications running (simply accessing files), does it boot up like it used to, any new applications installed recently?

You could also use task manager and performance monitor to check system performance after a clean reboot and then after opening applications.

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A:how to make the g500 fans max speed

Hi TheRealTo , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
If you already have the latest BIOS from the support site , at the moment there are no options offered in the BIOS to change fan control as it is already pre-programmed thru its firmware to automatically launch on demand. 
 
If you currently encountering heating issue , best that you check further for any obtructions from the vents and call in tech support for checking further on the heatsink and fan assembly if needed repair specially if the pc is within warranty.
 
If you have the tools and skills for cleaning the internally , follow the hardware manual  guide .
 
Alternatively , external laptop cooler can also be an option.
 
Hope this helps. 
 
Regards

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A:make room and speed up service?

Try this: http://ccleaner.com

once installed, use the "cleaner" and "registry" options on the left hand side. It'll probably take about 20 mins to run the first time, but after that, about 20 secs :-)

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Thank you, please e-mail me back with full detailed information on where I can find this software thanks
 

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Dr. TCP can help, but you really shouldn't mess with it without reading up on exactly what those things you are changing do.

I doubt you see too much difference though unless you are wanting to shave a few ms off ping times in games.
 

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specs:
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cheap 450w power supply
coolmaster fan (looks like a jet engine)
200/400
cpu +5%
confused look on my face
_____________________________
Im new to overclocking
Dont understand it:
when i turn the fan speed knob the temp dosnt go down more than 1 degree or nuthin at all(celcius)

do i need different thermal grease, or more or less (is there such a thing as too much?)

idle is 50*C, im not worried about that but
would appriciate any comments

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thanx guys
 

A:fan speed increase wont make cooler

Welcome to TechSpot forums

Maybe the temperature doesn't drop much because the hot air stays inside the case. In other words, how's the airflow in & out the case?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/fan-speed-increase-wont-make-cooler.14084/
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A:Can i make my pc have a higher conn speed over theother pcs in the network?

anyone?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-i-make-my-pc-have-a-higher-conn-speed-over-theother-pcs-in-the-network.949647/
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A:All Converters Make regular speed MOV to MWV files twice as fast

Are these MOV files from different sources or from one source. If all from the same source it sounds like they have some sort of encoding in them that is by accident or by design, fooling the converters.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/all-converters-make-regular-speed-mov-to-mwv-files-twice-as-fast.994427/
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A:Solved: Does a good router make any difference to you broadband speed?

Well, if you can currently get full speed connections using the existing ADSL modem/router, there isn't much you're going to do by changing routers.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-does-a-good-router-make-any-difference-to-you-broadband-speed.880283/
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A:"Speed Fix Tool", Anyone know if this a legit program

The short answer is NO.
Two reasons:

1. WOT rating (marked in red): https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/speedfixtool.com?utm_source=addon&utm_content=popup-donuts
2.
Registry cleaners/optimizers are not recommended for several reasons:
Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.

The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. For a more detailed explanation, read Understanding The Registry.

Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria as to what constitutes a "bad entry". One cleaner may find entries on your system that will not cause problems when removed, another may not find the same entries, and still another may want to remove entries required for a program to work.

Not all registry cleaners create a backup of the registry before making changes. If the changes prevent the system from booting up, then there is no backup available to restore it in order to regain functionality. A backup of the registry is essential BEFORE making any changes to the registry.

Improperly removing registry entries can hamper malware disinfection and make the removal process more difficult if your computer becomes infected. For example, removing malware related registry entries before the infection is properly identified can contribute to system instability and even make the malware undetectable to removal tools.

The usefulness of cleaning the registry is highly overrated and can be dangerous. In most cases, using a cleaner to remove obsolete, invalid, and erroneous entries does not affect system performance but it can result in "unpredictable results".
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Ed Bott's Webog: Why I don't use registry cleaners
Do I need a Registry Cleaner?

 

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A:How big of a difference in HD speed does "block size" make?

In the case of MP3s, they are quite a lot larger than either a 1024 or 4096 cluster size. When storing large files, you will see essentially no difference in slack space.

As for difference in performance, music plays only so fast (very slow) compared to the drive's ability to find and read data.

Slack becomes an issue when large numbers of your files are a size that is a small fraction the size of a cluster. i.e. 75 or 100 bytes when cluster size is 1024 and even worse when cluster is 4096; but, if your files are mostly a half Meg or more, slack space difference between clusters 1024 and 4096 is almost nonexistent.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-big-of-a-difference-in-hd-speed-does-block-size-make.532049/
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Try updating the driver:

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A:in need of mainboard

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http://http://www.logicsupply.com/default.php/cPath/78_55
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/in-need-of-mainboard.446373/
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A:Should I buy a new mainboard?

Slow running is most likely to be caused by programs that load with Windows, not any failure of hardware. Maybe check the Startup section of MSConfig and disable any unnecessary startup programs - that's bound to resolve your issues. As for the Pri Slave recognition - that's an odd one. First off, check the BIOS still sees it then check Device Manager for conflicts. Could also be worth checking the jumper settings on the drive.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/should-i-buy-a-new-mainboard.574542/
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Hi,

If you run this free downloaded program, it will tell you much more about your whole system including your motherboard:

Aida32 is now called EVEREST Home Edition (it's still free).
http://www.lavalys.com/index.php?page=products_index
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-mainboard-is-this.360600/
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A:Which Mainboard.

We need to know what socket his CPU is.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/which-mainboard.596450/
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A:mainboard

#HPExpertDayFollow:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674andhttp://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02222922

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A:MainBoard

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mainboard.234212/
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A:Need help with mainboard and Windows 7

I found out...here you go.

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A:mainboard question

windows xp/2000 must be reinstalled. i dont know of 9x/me or nt. but maybe 98 works when u change the mobo... but id recommend a reinstall
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mainboard-question.289300/
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A:Mainboard: HP 0A60h

Does the on-board video still work?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/mainboard-hp-0a60h.160651/
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A:is my cpu spoil? or mainboard?

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Are jumpers on devices set properly??
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-my-cpu-spoil-or-mainboard.285995/
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A:New mainboard, only one IDE socket

They'll work fine together, which is why they're both offered on the motherboard. I'm not sure on the configuration options though (I'm guessing running with SATA as well you'd need to nominate disc boot order), in order for them to work effectively.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/new-mainboard-only-one-ide-socket.157819/
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cheers ipatriot
 

A:Mainboard settings...

ipatriot said:

says the cmos settings are wrong etc and battery lowClick to expand...

Have you tried replacing the battery?

MBN
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mainboard-settings.223441/
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A:New Mainboard 2 Problems

I don't quite understand the processor problem, what processor are you running.

733 would be 133 x 5.5, intel only sells that speed in 733 processors.

amd on the other hand would be another issue if the front side bus defaulted to 100 rather than 133 but the numbers don't add up to 733, it would be either 750 on 100fsb or 1 gig on a 133 fsb
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-mainboard-2-problems.72043/
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A:Mainboard won't boot

It doesn't look like you have a heatsink fan installed. Without a CPU cooling fan plugged into the CPU fan outlet on the motherboard, I think the board won't post.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/mainboard-wont-boot.137571/
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A:I need driver for my mainboard

Please put your System Specs in your Profile

If you have a proprietory computer like Dell; HP; Acer etc, please manually write this in the mobo field (ie Dell Dimension 3100 - as an example)

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/i-need-driver-for-my-mainboard.103719/
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A:Curious about this Mainboard

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/curious-about-this-mainboard.129016/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/raid-1-mainboard.344884/
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Howdy there jvernon...

First guess would be to unplugg everything you moved to the pc, and see if you can get some error beeps, or any on screen messages...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-mainboard-no-video.151856/
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Sorry about bad english.

 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/replace-mainboard.20193/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mainboard-slot.708761/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/mainboard-repairs.49746/
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A:mainboard issue

How do you know your power supply and the other componets that you say are good. What tests did you make? Without getting a post display you cant see your BIOS
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mainboard-issue.721688/
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A:Gaming Mainboard for around 150

Hi smilefist and welcome to PCHF,

I'm in America, and not sure what currency you use in Austria. Anyway, you may want to look into this motherboard. MSI Global

It has PCI-E Gen3, so you should be OK with newer cards.

-Chuck

http://www.pchelpforum.com/pc-hardware/127496-gaming-mainboard-around-150-a.html
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A:Replacing Mainboard

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/replacing-mainboard-48062.html
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A:Question about mainboard and CPU

  
Quote: Originally Posted by chris08


Hi all,
Have just registered on this forum and maybe someone can help me.
I just want to get the most out of Windows 7 and there is no chipset drivers on asus website for Windows 7, just XP and Vista and they are from 2006 and 2007. for my Asus P5-lvm 1394 mainboard and I am using an Intel P4 3.2 GHz CPU and 4 GB RAM. No Dual core duo as of yet, but was just wondering if I need to install anything since Windows 7 is working, but it could be faster for my opinion. Any thoughts?


What you have now is what you're going to get. P4 motherboards generally haven't had windows 7-compatible drivers. There's a cutoff of what to support Windows 7 on and you're below that line, I'm afraid.

Pentium IVs aren't the best to compare to newer chips at the same speeds. Their buses are much slower and are on much larger processes.

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A:Ram suitable for Mainboard

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ram-suitable-for-mainboard.655985/
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A:Mainboard fault

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mainboard-fault.572910/
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Have a Manhattan ATX Case, and building my first PC. The case has dimples that rise from the metal where the mainboard lays. Case did not include plastic spacers, and the mainboard (AZZA PT-5VMX), fits just right over the dimples. My question is, where the mainboard matches the dimples with the screw openings, can the mainboard just be screwed in with metal screws? Somewhere got the impression that a mainboard should never touch any metal? Don't care to fry it, it is brand new.

Thanks for your help.
 

A:Mainboard Installation

U need brass stand-offs. my friend did that once and had to pay 50 bucks to have a shop fix it. LOL. The case should have came with them. there brass colored and can have a screw go on top of it. if they didnt caome with a bag of screws go back to your seller and buy some BTW: make sure you ground yourself (fried chips dont taste good )
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mainboard-installation.34616/
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hi guys,

i bought a second hand pc for general office use...
its a fujitsu siemens scaleo thats running windows vista.

it doesnt see a hard drive (which is SATA) so i downloaded sata drivers from fujitsu website.
it was the correct model as i put the serial number in and it looked like the same model
i selected vista and put it onto a usb drive
i then pointed the installation to the usb drive and it found two sata drivers
i clicked next and it runs a setup.....but still doesnt see a hard drive
i have tried different sata cables / hard drive and power cables.
but it just wont see a drive
i have also reset the bios to defaults...nothing

i then tried an ide drive...and its not installing on there either

do you think the board has had its day?

thanks for reading
PK
 

A:is the mainboard finished?

The drive should show on the screen at power up, if the info. isn't there long enough to read try again and press the Pause key.

If the drive isn't shown check the Bios settings, set the drive to IDE mode if possible as no new driver is needed then.
If that isn't possible set it to Sata/Ahci (NOT Raid). Once it shows in the Bios try installing the driver again in Windows.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-the-mainboard-finished.982204/
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Hi

I've found a Dell XPS B600r in the recycling center and took it home. I put it together correctly, but it won't do anything, but lighting up the power LED and start all fans and drives.
Screen flashes with some vidoe-cards one, with others it's always black.
RAM is ok, cuz th PC beeps without, but with he don't beep.
I hav removed everything except the processor and ram and the powerbutton form the board.
I have tested with a 333MHz, a 600MHz and an unknown processor. I have tested with about 2 AGP and 1 PCI graphiccard, and without.
Always the same.
I have removed the battery once too.

Is the board bad? Can I fix it?

Greetz H4N$L!
 

A:Mainboard faulty?

I would do a google search on the MB to find out the exact specs. Then if I had the parts I would try a build.

If your recycling center is anything like mine (a stopping place before the dump) then the MB is probably bad to start with.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mainboard-faulty.357215/
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hi i hope sum can help my dad has the e machine and has problems the mouse froze and he tried the reset button but this wouldnt work and as he dosen t no much he switched motherboard/mainboard? it of by the mains wen he turned it bac on he motherboard/mainboard? got comp not shut down properly and got the set up writin or is it called the bios he didn t have a clue wot do so had a guy checked it out the guy took it apart and put other comp parts to it and found it to be the mainboard motherboard he lives in cyprus and can t motherboard/mainboard? get a mainboard as they are called in cyprus on the island the one in the uk where motherboard/mainboard? he got it from may not be compatable as the memory may need replacin as well an poss other parts is there a motherboard that we can get that will not cost more by gettin other parts as well is there a site that i can go on and get this and wot type would it be i hope any can help me many thanks and hope ur day is goin well he is on windows xp and its yrs old and thats all i can tell you nbsp

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-mainboard.403070/
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Hello.

Recently I recieved by mail my brother's laptop to fix,since I`m the "smart" guy inthe family everyone is pushing me with IT or Electronic choirs...anyway, it`s not why I`m here. The laptop has a broken screen, I tried to attach the laptop to another monitor via VGA but didn`t wor, no image at all. So I`m wondering if the mainboard is bustedm since I don`t know if I should order a new display for it or just toss it in the garbage can. The colored leds are on when I start it, no booting sound, but the HDD is working, so is the dvd-rw, I mean it takes commands, all the buttons work, I mean restart and power.is there a chance that the mainboard is bustend and I still have power on cpu/optical device/storage?

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A:New Mainboard Need Help With Video Card

My computer wouldnt detect my video card either.

I looked at the box of the video card and it said system requirements a minimum of 400W from the power supply.

My computer only generates 250W.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-mainboard-need-help-with-video-card.884118/
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Problem: When pressing the power button on the front case nothing happens.

The Main board has the "main board standby power indicator" lit Green
I checked that the case on/off button is ok
Swapped on/off button with reset button
Used paperclip to short the mainboard on/off pins - nothing happens
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I believe the board is faulty but there are no beeps or visual signs.
I have not yet tested the power supply with a multimeter.

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A:Solved: Mainboard not powering up

Never mind we have lift off!!!

Forgot to plug in the second 12V Power connector! Silly Me!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-mainboard-not-powering-up.987516/
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A:Gigabyte Mainboard GA-6VXE+

http://tw.giga-byte.com/Motherboard/Support/Manual/Manual_GA-6VXE+.htm
 

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A:Mainboard problem with Mice

Is it a special mouse - have you re-installed drivers
have you tried removing from device manager and letting windows redetect.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mainboard-problem-with-mice.277977/