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  1. Okay so I bought an MSI x470 gaming plus motherboard and paired it with a ryzen 3600 in hindsight I know I should have went with the x570 but I got a great deal for the motherboard only $80 The issue I'm having is it will not boot up in dual-channel I have two separate kits of agiesa 2x8 ddr4 3000 I also have a kid of patriot 3000 2x4 when running an 8 gig kit it runs just fine but I have to populate slot for first and then reboot and put the second stick into slot 2 now with the 16 gig kits it does not matter what I do it only works in single channel if I populate 1 and 2 it works fine three and four it works fine but not in dual-channel I've tried bios updates with no success any help would be appreciated
  2. so I gave my son my 8600k Z390 platform and switch to a Ryzen 3600 paired with a MSI x470 Gaming plus I know I should've went with a X570 but at $159 it made more sense to go with the MSI X470 Gaming plus for $79 So my issue is I was using a kit of G.SKILL Aegis 16GB (2 x 8GB) Model F4-3000C16D-16GISB which says its compatible but when I populate slots 2 & 4 the rgb turn blue and no post, work fine with one stick ??? now I swapped ram to a 2x4 kit of Patriot DDR4 3000 viper and it works just fine. Any advice ???
  3. So I have $400 to spend on a gpu I have a Ryzen 3600 and an Asus ROG PG278Q 1440p GSYNC monitor and here are some examples of my choices Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 8GB Windforce OC $365 https://www.newegg.com/p/1FT-000A-000R8?Description=rtx 2070&cm_re=rtx_2070-_-1FT-000A-000R8-_-Product PowerColor Radeon RX 5700 XT $399 https://www.newegg.com/powercolor-radeon-rx-5700-xt-axrx-5700xt-8gbd6-3dh/p/N82E16814131753?Description=rx 5700xt&cm_re=rx_5700xt-_-14-131-753-_-Product or Zotac GTX 1080 ti $396 https://store.zotac.com/zotac-geforcer-gtx-1080-ti-refurbished-zt-p10810l-10p-r
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    Gtx 1080 ti or RX5700xt

    Given the choice between a founder's edition 2070 at $499 plus tax or a zotac amp extreme edition at $519 no tax which one would you pick
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    Gtx 1080 ti or RX5700xt

    I have decided to go with a 2070 super founders at best buy for $499.99
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    Gtx 1080 ti or RX5700xt

    Okay so at $500 is the 2070 super worth it over the 5700xt
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    Gtx 1080 ti or RX5700xt

    Thank you !!!! I forgot all about the neutered cards
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    Gtx 1080 ti or RX5700xt

    So I sold my 980ti that I paid $120 for $200 and I now have $465 and newegg has a 2080 for $529 https://www.newegg.com/gigabyte-geforce-rtx-2080-gv-n2080wf3-8gc/p/N82E16814932163
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    X470 ram issues

    thank you but i am just going to RMA because it wont even boot with 2 sticks of 8gb in , i think i have a bad ram slot
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    X470 ram issues

    These are the kits i have tried https://www.newegg.com/patriot-8gb-288-pin-ddr4-sdram/p/N82E16820220976 works in dual channel only if i put one stick in DIMMA2 first i have 2 kits of these but they only work in single Chanel https://www.newegg.com/g-skill-16gb-288-pin-ddr4-sdram/p/N82E16820232417 i have one kit of these , same only in single chanel https://www.newegg.com/corsair-16gb-288-pin-ddr4-sdram/p/N82E16820236551 All of these are supported in compatibility list oh and i forgot to mention it is a refurbed motherboard
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    X470 ram issues

    I was thinking the same thing seeing that it will not work in single channel in slot 2
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    X470 ram issues

    When I populate slots 2 and 4 it will not post with the 16GB of ddr4 3600 or my 8GB ddr4 3000. But if I populate only slot for with a 4 gig stick of Ddr 3000 it will post and once it recognizes the XMP profile for that stick I can shut it off and put in the 2nd stick of 4GB and it will run into a channel. But nothing I do I cannot get the 16GB kit to work
  13. Gpu will be RTX 2070 resolution 1440p purpose mostly gaming Please lend me your opinion
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    8600k or Ryzen 3600 ??

    Awesome ty. I picked up a Msi X470 gaming plus for $69 and a 3600 for $193 I already have a 16gb 8x2 3600 cas 18 kit paired with a 2070 a should be solid
  15. So my oldest son is due for an upgrade, currently he is running a 6600k on a budget asus z170 with a Evga Gtx 1080 FTW HYbid @ 1080p @ 144hz with Ryzen 2 right around the corner I really want to get him the Ryzen 3600 at $199 it is looking pretty good even better than my 8600k but I been with Intel for so long a am ignorant to AMD's motherboards I want to keep the motherboard price around $100 any help would be greatly appreciated sincerely yours a blue man blushing red LOL
  16. So does anyone scope out thrift stores for pc tech I recently scored BIG TIME............... I found a ROG Swift PG278Q Gaming Monitor - 27" 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440), 1ms, up to 144Hz, G-SYNC™ in perfect working order no scratches or dead pixels for $5.00 minus the power cord and I am still in shock
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    Goodwill monitor find

    I live in Az its hit or miss but im with you on the who would turn it in
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    AM4 Advice

    Thank you for the link $163 not as bad as i expected but x570 has nothing i need pci-e 4.0 is mainly for storage and as far a the vrm's the 3600 should pull less power than a 2700x. so i am looking at the b450's ox x470 and maybe even x370 if the price is right
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    AM4 Advice

    x570 is not in my price range I am looking a b450 or x470
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    AM4 Advice

    With a gtx 1080 pci-e 4.0 is pointless and almost as bad of a gimmick as RT
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    Rate my build!

    So I was asked to build a system for a birthday present for a 10 year , the requirements were 1080p gaming plus able to run flight sims and 3 monitors for $700 this is what I came up with cpu & motherboard Intel i5 9400f & MSI PERFORMANCE GAMING B360M $199 case Sama S35-BK Black Dual USB 3.0 ATX $34 memory Geil evo ddr4 2400 2x4 $37 Psu Cougar VTx600w $48 SSD Teamgroup GX1 240gb $24 Storage WD 2tb free GPU Sapphire Rx 580 8gb Nito plus $100 monitors HP E231 1080p x3 $180 Total $622 tell me what you think !
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    Rate my build!

    Thank you I agree, I was going to go with a Ryzen 2600 but even over clocked it gets outpaced by the 9400f
  23. Does anyone know if it possible to flash an Asus vega56 strix with a 64 bios or how to raise power limit ?
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    vega 56 strix 64bios flash

    my strix has Samsung
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