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Community Article MSI LAPTOP GE66 — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › Help Choosing Parts MSI LAPTOP GE66 rumen0569 ✭ August 2020 in Help Choosing Parts MSI GE66  is the best game laptop ever. i play the games with great pleasure and with perfect graphics. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done View Build Showcase View builds by: AMD Processors Intel Processors RTX 3090 RTX 3080 RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080 Super RTX 2070 Super RTX 2070 RTX 2060 Super Radeon RX 5700XT Radeon RX 5700 Air Cooled Liquid Cooled SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it. Services starting at $149.99 More Details Micro Center Homepage Desktops Laptops Computer Parts Computer Accessories Custom PC Builder Build Showcase Networking Electronics 3D Printing Service, Upgrades & Repairs Laptop Battery Replacement Laptop Screen Repair Virus and Malware Removal Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Apple MacBook Repair Custom Built PCs Schedule an Appointment © Vanilla Foundation Theme 2021 Powered By Vanilla Community Article MSI MPG ARTYMIS 343CQR — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › General Discussion MSI MPG ARTYMIS 343CQR CCJJ ✭ February 4 edited June 7 in General Discussion Any idea on if you guys will stock this? if not known, generally when do you guys know if you'll have items? MSI said they should be shipping them to distributors in a few weeks. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments LandShark admin February 4 Hello, @CCJJ I apologize but we do not know when we'll be receiving this item. It seems like this is a popular monitor and we do carry other MSI monitors, so I would expect that we would carry it, however, I can't promise anything at this time. I'd highly recommend that you keep an eye on our site! Thanks for inquiring! 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done View Build Showcase View builds by: AMD Processors Intel Processors RTX 3090 RTX 3080 RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080 Super RTX 2070 Super RTX 2070 RTX 2060 Super Radeon RX 5700XT Radeon RX 5700 Air Cooled Liquid Cooled SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it. Services starting at $149.99 More Details Micro Center Homepage Desktops Laptops Computer Parts Computer Accessories Custom PC Builder Build Showcase Networking Electronics 3D Printing Service, Upgrades & Repairs Laptop Battery Replacement Laptop Screen Repair Virus and Malware Removal Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Apple MacBook Repair Custom Built PCs Schedule an Appointment © Vanilla Foundation Theme 2021 Powered By Vanilla Community Article MSI X570 Tomahawk MB ... — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › General Discussion MSI X570 Tomahawk MB ... takosan ✭ June 2020 edited June 7 in General Discussion Any word on when Microcenter will get stock of MSI X570 Tomahawk motherboard? Also any chance of it being available as combo dal with 3900X? 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments TSTonyV admin June 2020 Hello @takosan! Welcome to the Community.  Unfortunately we don't know exactly when we may have those motherboards available. X570 and B550 boards in general are kind of hard to come by these days. It should be eligible for the bundle with the 3900X once it's available, just like all our other X570 boards.  1 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done View Build Showcase View builds by: AMD Processors Intel Processors RTX 3090 RTX 3080 RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080 Super RTX 2070 Super RTX 2070 RTX 2060 Super Radeon RX 5700XT Radeon RX 5700 Air Cooled Liquid Cooled SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it. Services starting at $149.99 More Details Micro Center Homepage Desktops Laptops Computer Parts Computer Accessories Custom PC Builder Build Showcase Networking Electronics 3D Printing Service, Upgrades & Repairs Laptop Battery Replacement Laptop Screen Repair Virus and Malware Removal Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Apple MacBook Repair Custom Built PCs Schedule an Appointment © Vanilla Foundation Theme 2021 Powered By Vanilla Community Article Laptop Repair - MSI GS63 — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › General Discussion Laptop Repair - MSI GS63 GUnit1111 ✭ May 2020 edited June 3 in General Discussion I have an MSI GS63 Stealth VR and the laptop has a built in battery. The laptop works fine except for when I take it off the AC adapter to run on battery, I get very limited to almost no battery life. It usually lasts about anywhere from 30 - 40 minutes when it used to last over 2 hours and 20 minutes. The question is can Micro Center repair the battery? And if so how much would it cost? And how would I set up the repairs? I have been attempting to contact my local store (Tustin) and haven't been able to get through. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments TSTonyV admin May 2020 We are able to do battery repairs on laptops. For MSI laptops specifically, it needs to have been purchased from us originally. If it wasn't, you'll need to contact MSI. If it was, internal battery repairs are $49.99 for labor, not including the cost of the new battery itself. If it's still under warranty, it should be covered by that.  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done View Build Showcase View builds by: AMD Processors Intel Processors RTX 3090 RTX 3080 RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080 Super RTX 2070 Super RTX 2070 RTX 2060 Super Radeon RX 5700XT Radeon RX 5700 Air Cooled Liquid Cooled SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it. Services starting at $149.99 More Details Micro Center Homepage Desktops Laptops Computer Parts Computer Accessories Custom PC Builder Build Showcase Networking Electronics 3D Printing Service, Upgrades & Repairs Laptop Battery Replacement Laptop Screen Repair Virus and Malware Removal Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Apple MacBook Repair Custom Built PCs Schedule an Appointment © Vanilla Foundation Theme 2021 Powered By Vanilla Community Article MSI MPG Quietude 100S — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › Cases and Power Supplies MSI MPG Quietude 100S Taphead ✭ August 30 in Cases and Power Supplies Been interested in this case since Product Launch announcement on June 1, 2021. Any ETA on these hitting US markets? Haven't seen them for sale anywhere yet. https://www.msi.com/blog/msi-product-launch-2021-mpg-quietude-100s 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Best Answer Ian admin August 31 Accepted Answer Greetings, looking into this, I do not see any specified release date available at this time. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Answers Taphead ✭ September 1 Thanks for looking into it, should I hold off on accepting as "answered" for now? 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Ian admin September 1 https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/comment/35731#Comment_35731 You're welcome, as for marking it as answered, that's up to you, it can be left either way. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 715 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 47 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 218 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done View Build Showcase View builds by: AMD Processors Intel Processors RTX 3090 RTX 3080 RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080 Super RTX 2070 Super RTX 2070 RTX 2060 Super Radeon RX 5700XT Radeon RX 5700 Air Cooled Liquid Cooled SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it. Services starting at $149.99 More Details Micro Center Homepage Desktops Laptops Computer Parts Computer Accessories Custom PC Builder Build Showcase Networking Electronics 3D Printing Service, Upgrades & Repairs Laptop Battery Replacement Laptop Screen Repair Virus and Malware Removal Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Apple MacBook Repair Custom Built PCs Schedule an Appointment © Vanilla Foundation Theme 2021 Powered By Vanilla Community Article Worth buying MSI KATANA ? — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › Featured Categories › Gaming Worth buying MSI KATANA ? annabesselman ✭ August 8 in Gaming I want to give my son for his birthday 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments TS_JosephF admin August 8 edited August 8 https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/9228/worth-buying-msi-katana Yes, this would be a great laptop for gaming. Are you choosing a laptop over a desktop for any particular reason? If it will mainly be used for gaming then a desktop is usually a better choice. With that being said, this laptop has a great CPU and GPU and will run any modern game well. 1 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook annabesselman ✭ August 8 well, we often move, we wanted a dekstop one, but then we changed our minds and stopped at this option https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/comment/35059#Comment_35059 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TS_JosephF admin August 8 https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/comment/35087#Comment_35087 That makes sense. This would be a great choice for a birthday gift then! 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook annabesselman ✭ August 8 https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/comment/35089#Comment_35089 then i take!! thanks)))😉 1 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Ian admin August 10 You're welcome, please let us know if you have any other questions! 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 715 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 47 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 218 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done View Build Showcase View builds by: AMD Processors Intel Processors RTX 3090 RTX 3080 RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080 Super RTX 2070 Super RTX 2070 RTX 2060 Super Radeon RX 5700XT Radeon RX 5700 Air Cooled Liquid Cooled SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it. Services starting at $149.99 More Details Micro Center Homepage Desktops Laptops Computer Parts Computer Accessories Custom PC Builder Build Showcase Networking Electronics 3D Printing Service, Upgrades & Repairs Laptop Battery Replacement Laptop Screen Repair Virus and Malware Removal Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Apple MacBook Repair Custom Built PCs Schedule an Appointment © Vanilla Foundation Theme 2021 Powered By Vanilla Community Article Be aware, new MSI models MSI Katana GF66 11UD-002 and its variants use only 65W of GPU power — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › General Discussion Be aware, new MSI models MSI Katana GF66 11UD-002 and its variants use only 65W of GPU power Ayashi ✭ August 24 edited August 24 in General Discussion Took me way longer than it should have to figure this out, and I have to return it tomorrow. Sort of a shame, aesthetically it was absolutely hideous which made it match my apartment perfectly. I don't suppose anyone is an expert regarding the power draw of 65 W or 80 W depending on the card usage but I would like to know because I'm hearing conflicting reports Read the fine print guys, grumble. I'm not even sure I want to return this after seeing how many other laptops utilize the same type of power shunt 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done View Build Showcase View builds by: AMD Processors Intel Processors RTX 3090 RTX 3080 RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080 Super RTX 2070 Super RTX 2070 RTX 2060 Super Radeon RX 5700XT Radeon RX 5700 Air Cooled Liquid Cooled SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it. Services starting at $149.99 More Details Micro Center Homepage Desktops Laptops Computer Parts Computer Accessories Custom PC Builder Build Showcase Networking Electronics 3D Printing Service, Upgrades & Repairs Laptop Battery Replacement Laptop Screen Repair Virus and Malware Removal Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Apple MacBook Repair Custom Built PCs Schedule an Appointment © Vanilla Foundation Theme 2021 Powered By Vanilla Community Article Upcoming 3090 RTX Msi card — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › General Discussion Upcoming 3090 RTX Msi card Barryboy ✭ September 2020 edited June 7 in General Discussion Hello, would you be able to tell if cards will be available on launch date? September 24th, I live close to the Tustin store and would be willing to wait in line if there is one...would you be able to share what the best approach would be in obtaining one of these cards? Thank you  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments TSMikeW admin September 2020 Greetings, Unfortunately we won't have any information until the launch date. If they're available they'll be sold first come, first served. I would plan to be there in the morning at open. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Barryboy ✭ September 2020 Thank you for the reply, are you allowing a line to be formed outside? I heard for the 3080 launch today people were lining up the day before...could you confirm? Thanks again  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMikeW admin September 2020 That's going to depend on your local store and how they're handling the launch. I can't provide any information on this, unfortunately, except to suggest you be there on launch day. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook JohnnyO ✭ September 2020 Barryboy I would highly suggest (which all due respect) to not listen to the above comment.  We were told all week (stopped in 3 times to make purchases) that they had an abundance of 3080s in the back and that we could get in line by 6-7am and still get a card.. we arrived at 2 am and there were already 15 people in line for 12 cards, with an empty promise that 15 cards may be coming.  Moral of my comment is the only people that were able to purchase the 3080 were people who got there at 6-10PM the night before release.  I’d imagine the 3090 will be the same situation, so I would saddle up and get ready to stay the night.  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook BobaFoot ✭ September 2020 JohnnyO said: Barryboy I would highly suggest (which all due respect) to not listen to the above comment.  We were told all week (stopped in 3 times to make purchases) that they had an abundance of 3080s in the back and that we could get in line by 6-7am and still get a card.. we arrived at 2 am and there were already 15 people in line for 12 cards, with an empty promise that 15 cards may be coming.  Moral of my comment is the only people that were able to purchase the 3080 were people who got there at 6-10PM the night before release.  I’d imagine the 3090 will be the same situation, so I would saddle up and get ready to stay the night.  This. Plan to show up at the store BEFORE they even close on the day BEFORE the release if you want a fighting chance. Bring a chair, snacks, blankets, whatever and plan to camp out in line. Nvidia botched this release, and from the comments on other threads, Micro Center employees don't really know what goes on with their inventory. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done View Build Showcase View builds by: AMD Processors Intel Processors RTX 3090 RTX 3080 RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080 Super RTX 2070 Super RTX 2070 RTX 2060 Super Radeon RX 5700XT Radeon RX 5700 Air Cooled Liquid Cooled SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it. Services starting at $149.99 More Details Micro Center Homepage Desktops Laptops Computer Parts Computer Accessories Custom PC Builder Build Showcase Networking Electronics 3D Printing Service, Upgrades & Repairs Laptop Battery Replacement Laptop Screen Repair Virus and Malware Removal Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Apple MacBook Repair Custom Built PCs Schedule an Appointment © Vanilla Foundation Theme 2021 Powered By Vanilla Community Article Receipt for MSI Unify X570 motherboard? — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › Store Information and Policy Receipt for MSI Unify X570 motherboard? HeresJoe ✭ November 2020 in Store Information and Policy Hello, could I get a copy of my receipt for a MSI Unify X570 motherboard I purchased earlier this month. It should be tied to my email. Thanks! 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments LandShark admin November 2020 Hello @HeresJoe Please expect an email from us shortly! 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done View Build Showcase View builds by: AMD Processors Intel Processors RTX 3090 RTX 3080 RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080 Super RTX 2070 Super RTX 2070 RTX 2060 Super Radeon RX 5700XT Radeon RX 5700 Air Cooled Liquid Cooled SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it. Services starting at $149.99 More Details Micro Center Homepage Desktops Laptops Computer Parts Computer Accessories Custom PC Builder Build Showcase Networking Electronics 3D Printing Service, Upgrades & Repairs Laptop Battery Replacement Laptop Screen Repair Virus and Malware Removal Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Apple MacBook Repair Custom Built PCs Schedule an Appointment © Vanilla Foundation Theme 2021 Powered By Vanilla Community Article MSI Ventus - Micro Center Build — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › Your Completed Builds MSI Ventus - Micro Center Build System test admin March 24 edited March 24 in Your Completed Builds MSI Ventus - Micro Center Build Gaming/Workstation Read the full story here 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments SeanM admin March 24 Great build! But don't forget, if you'd like to enter the #MicroCenterMadness contest to win one of two Micro Center prize packs, you need to include #MicroCenterMadness in the build title. But you can still enter - just hit the enter button and add #MicroCenterMadness to your build title! 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done View Build Showcase View builds by: AMD Processors Intel Processors RTX 3090 RTX 3080 RTX 2080 Ti RTX 2080 Super RTX 2070 Super RTX 2070 RTX 2060 Super Radeon RX 5700XT Radeon RX 5700 Air Cooled Liquid Cooled SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it. Services starting at $149.99 More Details Micro Center Homepage Desktops Laptops Computer Parts Computer Accessories Custom PC Builder Build Showcase Networking Electronics 3D Printing Service, Upgrades & Repairs Laptop Battery Replacement Laptop Screen Repair Virus and Malware Removal Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Apple MacBook Repair Custom Built PCs Schedule an Appointment © Vanilla Foundation Theme 2021 Powered By Vanilla Community Article Ryzen 5, 5600X And Msi B450? — Micro Center Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker {$smarty.capture.menu} Activity Categories Discussions Computers Computer Parts Custom PC Builder DIY/ Maker Home › CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards Ryzen 5, 5600X And Msi B450? PeterM65 ✭ December 2020 in CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards I’m new here and this is my first pic build, picked up some parts to start my first build.  Corsair tower ryzen 5 5600x  msi b450 tomahawk max 16gb ram 1tb- ssd 750w power supply I didn’t go for a great video card because quite frankly they had nothing with the $300-400 price range that was worth it. So for now I picked up Msi 550, just to get the build running.  I updated bios for the motherboard, basically went to msi website downloaded,extracted, renamed and transfers the update to a thumb drive and plugged it in and used the bios flash feature and it did its thing. After about 5-7 mins I started the build and finally powered up and I have no picture, no screen at all: I’m thinking the MB AND CPU are not compatible. Any ideas would be appreciated. I’ve been researching for days while checking over things and I’m pretty bummed. Thanks in advance.  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments TSPhillipT admin December 2020 Hello @PeterM65 Thank you for posting on the Micro Center Community!  For the motherboard, was the motherboard you bought a B450 or a B550?  The processor you have is incompatible with Zen 3 Ryzen Processors.   0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Axiila77 ✭ February 11 Hey PeterM65, So I'm curious as to how the 5600x runs with the b450 MOBO. Are you overclocking and if so, what kind of speeds are you getting? You also mentioned RAM but, not what the speed is. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSTDavey admin February 12 @PeterM65 what graphic card do you have (not a great video card)? For the 5600x to post you'll need a discreet graphic card installed like a RTX 1660 or even a 1080 can work. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? 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Thank you for your help. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments TSTonyV admin June 2020 Unfortunately we don't have that information. Your guess is as good as mine on this one, without an official announcement from the manufacturer we can only say "it'll be out when it's out."  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Ahjuang ✭ June 2020 Newegg just shipped out X570 tomahawk today to the customer.  Did Microcenter received any stocks on Tomahawk X570 yet? 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMichaelB admin June 2020 Ahjuang said: Newegg just shipped out X570 tomahawk today to the customer.  Did Microcenter received any stocks on Tomahawk X570 yet? I do not see any of this particular motherboard available in any of our stores. My best recommendation would be to favorite the following page: https://www.microcenter.com/search/search_results.aspx?Ntk=all&sortby=match&N=4294966996+4294818892+4294818741+4294815402+4294810816&myStore=false. This is configured to filter for MSI AM4 X570 motherboards. When the product is received, scanned into our system and is ready for sale, it will show up on our website. Aside from what is listed on our website, we have no means of providing information as to when product is received. It differs per-store, and we do not have access to that information, just whats available online on our website for each individual store. Hopefully we carry it soon, as it looks to be a pretty solid motherboard for the price, and the various shortages are making it difficult to find quality motherboards at the moment. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook RichHerman ✭ June 2020 TSMichaelB said: Ahjuang said: Newegg just shipped out X570 tomahawk today to the customer.  Did Microcenter received any stocks on Tomahawk X570 yet? I do not see any of this particular motherboard available in any of our stores. My best recommendation would be to favorite the following page: https://www.microcenter.com/search/search_results.aspx?Ntk=all&sortby=match&N=4294966996+4294818892+4294818741+4294815402+4294810816&myStore=false. This is configured to filter for MSI AM4 X570 motherboards. When the product is received, scanned into our system and is ready for sale, it will show up on our website. Aside from what is listed on our website, we have no means of providing information as to when product is received. It differs per-store, and we do not have access to that information, just whats available online on our website for each individual store. Hopefully we carry it soon, as it looks to be a pretty solid motherboard for the price, and the various shortages are making it difficult to find quality motherboards at the moment. $400??  Dang, that's 2X as much as the retail price! 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMichaelB admin June 2020 RichHerman said: TSMichaelB said: Ahjuang said: Newegg just shipped out X570 tomahawk today to the customer.  Did Microcenter received any stocks on Tomahawk X570 yet? I do not see any of this particular motherboard available in any of our stores. My best recommendation would be to favorite the following page: https://www.microcenter.com/search/search_results.aspx?Ntk=all&sortby=match&N=4294966996+4294818892+4294818741+4294815402+4294810816&myStore=false. This is configured to filter for MSI AM4 X570 motherboards. When the product is received, scanned into our system and is ready for sale, it will show up on our website. Aside from what is listed on our website, we have no means of providing information as to when product is received. It differs per-store, and we do not have access to that information, just whats available online on our website for each individual store. Hopefully we carry it soon, as it looks to be a pretty solid motherboard for the price, and the various shortages are making it difficult to find quality motherboards at the moment. $400??  Dang, that's 2X as much as the retail price! The boards listed in that link does not include the Tomahawk, it is a list of every MSI board we have in our system at the moment. The $380 board is the MSI X570 MEG ACE, which appears to be $50-$70 cheaper than what I am finding from our competitors online, though I question if the higher pricing is due to lack of availability or if this board is really retailing for that price. 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Looks like EKWB does recommend that if you happen to go with their cooler.  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Geo ✭ February 4 Will this work with my corsair water cooling kit, I dont know if tube size or what have you would fit?  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook LandShark admin February 4 What Corsair water cooling kit do you have? I'd be happy to check compatibility for you. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Geo ✭ February 4 https://www.microcenter.com/product/626223/corsair-hydro-x-series-icue-xh305i-rgb-custom-cooling-kit 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook LandShark admin February 4 Yes, this should be compatible with the GPU block above. 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Most laptops these days come with webcams built in which is convenient for the user.  We've had a lot of customers contact us regarding their MSI laptop webcams not working out of box. By default, MSI laptops have the webcam disabled. But don't be too concerned! It's actually an easy fix.  MSI laptops (and many other laptops) use function keys to toggle various pieces of hardware on and off for the laptop. MSI laptops use the F6 key for the webcam. To turn on your webcam, you need to press the F6 key, or press Fn + F6 together: You'll notice the F6 key has a little picture on it that actually looks like a webcam. Once you press F6 or FN+F6, the camera should toggle on and be available for use.  1 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? 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We can email you the bios. Please be on the look out for our email and please respond back that you received our email. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook LandShark admin April 20 edited April 20 Hello @JOSEPH_NOHS1 Resizable BAR (ReBAR) is a new feature recently released for the latest CPU and GPUs. However, since it is such a new feature, many developers have yet to enable the use of ReBAR in games. I've seen that many games offer very few improvements and some even see detriments to performance when using this feature. Hopefully, as more developers start to take advantage of the new technology we'll see more improvements, though I would hold off on implementing the feature for the time being. Here's a video with some benchmarks and comparisons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdmAEYcs1rM And another with a more detailed variety of benchmarks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAban4288ok I must apologize here, but this motherboard is a System Integrator board. Currently, there is no new BIOS update from MSI for this board. We'd be able to send the current BIOS that is used in this system however since it would not be different from the current BIOS, we would not advise reflashing your system unless there is a known issue. There is always a risk when flashing your BIOS that may cause the system to be bricked. Please let me know if you're still interested in us sending the BIOS to you. 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I'm seeing it being reviewed on YouTube, so I imagine it might be released soon and it's possibly already on order for the store. I've been waiting for it to go on sale, it was supposed to hit shelves in Q1, but obviously they had issues getting it released on time. 1 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments TSTonyV admin April 2020 edited April 2020 Hello @Joeyda3rd! Welcome to the Community.  Until MSI gives an actual release date, we honestly won't know. My guess is that we will likely have those boards the day of or very soon after. Based on what I've read online and that reviews are coming out I would expect soon to mean by the end of May, but don't know for sure.  1 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook vtec909 ✭ June 2020 yo does micro center have the msi x570 tomahawk yet ? in stock ???? 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSTonyV admin June 2020 Unfortunately we don't have them yet.  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? 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I'm interested in art, video, and audio production, but again, not super high end. I've done a parts selection based on AMD 5950x, but think that might be over-kill. Budget is 2k, which I think should be plenty if I use this GPU. I also have a 500w PSU and a 1TB HD that I could reuse. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments TS_EmileC admin May 19 Hello @wolfej50. The GPU which you inherited from your son would work depending on the software that you use for editing. What software did you plan to use for editing, art and audio production? 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook wolfej50 ✭ May 19 I currently have the Corel suite, but am open to other (low cost) options. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TS_EmileC admin May 19 @wolfej50 You will be fine using the software and hardware you currently have. No need to fix what isn't broken. I would keep everything the same for now unless you plan to upgrade to more quality hardware or software in the future. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook wolfej50 ✭ May 20 Well, there is this: I enjoy building systems My wife is monopolizing our current desktop I still have this GPU without a home. I could replace the older GPU that's in the desktop, but it seems adequate (don't fix what ain't broke). So, I'm still interested in building a new system using salvaged components if possible. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Ian admin May 21 If you would like to build around the 5950x and no new video card, I would look at the following: https://www.microcenter.com/site/content/custom-pc-builder.aspx?load=96b5eb99-40b2-451f-b44e-c8b2c806cfae 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? 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That motherboard isn't listed on the English language MSI websites. I see it on some Chinese language websites and downloaded the latest. When I go into the M-Flash utility and select that file is says this at the bottom: Current BIOS   - Model Name: E7C98IZ1 Version: V1.M1 Build Date: 07/02/2020 Selected BIOS - Model Name: E7C98IMS Version V1.40 Build Date: 10/23/2020 Is that safe to use?  The reason I want to update the bios is that my mouse needs to be unplugged and plugged back in every time I boot. I tried some different USB option to no avail and have reset everything back to the defaults. Thanks! 2 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook «12» Comments DigitalTim ✭ January 2 Hi.  I purchased the PowerSpec G436 this afternoon and could not find any information on the MS-7C98.   Where would I download the BIOS updates and find more information on this board? I'm not comfortable going to a Chinese website for updates. Thank you. Tim 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMikeW admin January 3 Greetings @DigitalTim We do not currently have a BIOS update available through this board, but we can look into it. Is there a specific issue or compatibility concern you're trying to address with a BIOS update? 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook fracture96 ✭ January 8 well my problem with the board is that it wont install its own rgb software, probably because the bios is out of date or this board does not exist. Their is no ms-7c98 motherboard on their website and the the link @TSTDavey posted above, for me at least none of the downloadable software(i.e. updates/utilities) work at all.  it seems microcenter is trying to get rid of old obsolete parts but still charge a premium.  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook stm ✭ January 8 I too need to update the BIOS as I get a Graphical Output Protocol error whenever I boot the PC. Has something to do with UEFI mode. PC will still boot after the error. As otheres have mentioned, the z490 board we have is different than the ones on the MSI USA website, but can we use that BIOS update? I am sure our rtx3070 will perform better with the newest BIOS update. Anyone that has updated the BIOS on this chinese version of the board please let us know which update you used. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook LandShark admin January 8 edited January 8 Hello @stm there is no newer BIOS update for this board at this time. I'll reach out to our team at our corporate office to see if they are able to offer any other options but to my understanding, the build as it ships is stable and offers top performance. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMichaelB admin January 8 stm said: I too need to update the BIOS as I get a Graphical Output Protocol error whenever I boot the PC. Has something to do with UEFI mode. PC will still boot after the error. As otheres have mentioned, the z490 board we have is different than the ones on the MSI USA website, but can we use that BIOS update? I am sure our rtx3070 will perform better with the newest BIOS update. Anyone that has updated the BIOS on this chinese version of the board please let us know which update you used. Welcome to the community forum. I know a few of you in this thread have inquired about BIOS updates for the MSI Z490 Plus motherboard used in our PowerSpec G436 and have been unable to find the board on MSI's website. This is due to the fact that the board itself is not a  "retail" motherboard. This board is sold exclusively to system integrators for mass production and doesn't have end-user support from MSI on their official support pages. With that said, your specific error is definitely a concern I would like to address as it should not be present with how the hardware is configured on this system. Typically you would only see this error if you are attempting to use a graphics card that lacked UEFI support on a BIOS with CSM Legacy OP ROM options disabled. Our BIOS has CSM disabled by default, meaning only UEFI devices are supported, however the RTX 3070 graphics card that ships within your system should function perfectly fine with this configuration. If you can provide any details as to when this error started occurring and any changes that may have taken place around the time the error started to appear, we can work together to get to the bottom of it. As for those of you looking for BIOS updates, I do not anticipate that a BIOS update will be available for this board unless one is required to address a specific security or compatibility issue with the board. For boards like these, we go through a very strict qualification process to make sure everything is working perfectly (USB ports are mapped correctly, secure boot functions properly with/without keys loaded, TPM functions, board/chipset features perform as advertised, etc) and BIOS updates can often break these functions inadvertently. With that said, I am happy to work with any of you to address any concerns you may have. Should a BIOS update be required to address any concerns, we will explore those options as they come about. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook DMA ✭ January 10 I just bought this same system and I too am having trouble with the RGB software. It was deleted while trying to install the Dragon Center package and I've tried several times to re-install and I get the same message as fracture 96. Please help as my RGB is stuck on a very fast oscillating pattern and it's painful, seriously I need to cover the glass as it's giving me a headache. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMikeW admin January 10 @fracture96 @DMA Please download the motherboard driver package here: http://powerspec.com/support/files/psdriver_19s.zip  There will be a mystic light folder in the package with an installer for the RGB software. That should work just fine for you. If you're having issues installing it, let us know and we can work through them with you. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook DMA ✭ January 10 Thanks TSMikeW. Will give it a try and report back. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook DMA ✭ January 10 TSMikeW said: @fracture96 @DMA Please download the motherboard driver package here: http://powerspec.com/support/files/psdriver_19s.zip  There will be a mystic light folder in the package with an installer for the RGB software. That should work just fine for you. If you're having issues installing it, let us know and we can work through them with you. Great and thanks again! Now, is there an installation file for Dragon Center that will work with this version MB? 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMikeW admin January 10 @DMA That's not something I've tested and it's fairly likely installing a version of Dragon Center will uninstall the Mystic Light standalone RGB software. What features are you looking for that Dragon Center provides? 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook DMA ✭ January 11 Yeah, attempting to install it is in fact what blew my Mystic Light app. As far as what features Dragon Center provides, I don't even know. I was actually simply trying to get some documentation on the Mystic Light app and when searching I found the Dragon Center so I tried to install it and of course ran into the problem.  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook fracture96 ✭ January 11 downloading the motherboard driver package does not work for me it says dragon center not installed 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook fracture96 ✭ January 11 I am almost at the point of just buy a new mother board to fix the issue. I have other problems with this computer and am starting to feel like I got ripped off. I spent a lot of money on the G436, you would think they would put real parts in it. for example the motherboard, ram and the AIO do not exist when you search for them. I probably will have to spend 500 dollars+ just to fix microcenters mistake(or scam). 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook DMA ✭ January 11 Sorry to hear this did not work for you. My problem was resolved immediately upon downloading the above package. However I do feel your pain and I'm somewhat of the same thought. The ONLY reason I bought this unit was because of the 3070. I've been searching for the past three months for a decent GPU and they are simply not to be found unless you get really lucky. This system is pretty much like a Frankenstein but it's still better than the Asus computer it's replacing. I couldn't even find a motherboard for that one that would fit in the case. Kinda like a Dell I had years ago. Came time to replace the PSU and the absolute only thing that would fit in that case was, you guessed it, another Dell PSU.  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMichaelB admin January 11 fracture96 said: I am almost at the point of just buy a new mother board to fix the issue. I have other problems with this computer and am starting to feel like I got ripped off. I spent a lot of money on the G436, you would think they would put real parts in it. for example the motherboard, ram and the AIO do not exist when you search for them. I probably will have to spend 500 dollars+ just to fix microcenters mistake(or scam). I can certainly understand the frustrations, hopefully I can address some of these concerns for you.  The motherboard is a custom board that is sold exclusively to system integrators. It is not sold in retail stores, nor is it listed on MSI's website as they do not provide end-user support for system integration boards. That role would fall to us (Micro Center/PowerSpec), and we would be more than happy to take care of you and address issues as they arise with your system.  As for the AIO, these are actually designed by Cooler Master and their specifications should be available online for you to view. Depending on when your G436 was manufactured, you may have the original Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240L RGB, or the newer MasterLiquid ML240L RGB V2. You can discern between the two based on the aesthetics of the pump/block assembly. In terms of performance, both coolers are rated around the same 200W TDP cooling capacity and should perform nearly identically. https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/coolers/cpu-liquid-coolers/masterliquid-ml240l-rgb/#specifications https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/coolers/cpu-liquid-coolers/masterliquid-ml240l-v2-rgb/#specifications As for the memory, I can definitely understand the area of concern here. If we are strictly talking brand awareness, I do not expect many people to have heard of GoldKey here in the United States as their presence here isn't as strong as it is overseas, at least not under the "GoldKey" branding. Their Neo Forza sub-brand however, has been around for quite some time and some of you may be more familiar with that name. That said, when it comes to RAM, brand names are not as important as what is actually on the DIMM's themselves. Most memory manufacturers get their IC's from 3 big manufacturers; Samsung, SK Hynix, and Micron. The GoldKey DIMM's in your system use SK Hynix IC's and are the same speed grade that you'd find in memory from other brands around the same performance bracket. While I understand the hesitation to put your faith in a system that has components you may not be familiar with, know that we will always stand by our products and will do our best to provide whatever support is necessary to help you enjoy them to their fullest. fracture96 said: downloading the motherboard driver package does not work for me it says dragon center not installed Can you send a screenshot of this error and describe what you are attempting to launch when you receive it? The Mystic Light package we use is a much lighter version of MSI's original RGB control software, without Dragon Center's overall application package. We chose this option based on some of the customer feedback we found online. The application itself shouldn't have any dependency on Dragon Center, so if you are receiving that error when launching the application, I'd like to help troubleshoot this with you and resolve it to your satisfaction. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Kenjori ✭ January 11 I thought I'd report how things are going. I got the motherboard drivers and installed those and after that the mouse has been found on boot. Before I got things settled I did try the Dragon Center stuff. It was doing this odd thing where it would set some graphic preferences so everything was really dark. You could see it come up normal and then get darker as it started. I read around and that software doesn't seem to be perfect. I uninstalled that and just ran just the light program to control that. Since then, things have been great. I am just a customer, but I understand the frustration of having things not work. Do know that it can work just fine and the machine is really fast. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook stm ✭ January 11 TSMichaelB said: stm said: I too need to update the BIOS as I get a Graphical Output Protocol error whenever I boot the PC. Has something to do with UEFI mode. PC will still boot after the error. As otheres have mentioned, the z490 board we have is different than the ones on the MSI USA website, but can we use that BIOS update? I am sure our rtx3070 will perform better with the newest BIOS update. Anyone that has updated the BIOS on this chinese version of the board please let us know which update you used. Welcome to the community forum. I know a few of you in this thread have inquired about BIOS updates for the MSI Z490 Plus motherboard used in our PowerSpec G436 and have been unable to find the board on MSI's website. This is due to the fact that the board itself is not a  "retail" motherboard. This board is sold exclusively to system integrators for mass production and doesn't have end-user support from MSI on their official support pages. With that said, your specific error is definitely a concern I would like to address as it should not be present with how the hardware is configured on this system. Typically you would only see this error if you are attempting to use a graphics card that lacked UEFI support on a BIOS with CSM Legacy OP ROM options disabled. Our BIOS has CSM disabled by default, meaning only UEFI devices are supported, however the RTX 3070 graphics card that ships within your system should function perfectly fine with this configuration. If you can provide any details as to when this error started occurring and any changes that may have taken place around the time the error started to appear, we can work together to get to the bottom of it. As for those of you looking for BIOS updates, I do not anticipate that a BIOS update will be available for this board unless one is required to address a specific security or compatibility issue with the board. For boards like these, we go through a very strict qualification process to make sure everything is working perfectly (USB ports are mapped correctly, secure boot functions properly with/without keys loaded, TPM functions, board/chipset features perform as advertised, etc) and BIOS updates can often break these functions inadvertently. With that said, I am happy to work with any of you to address any concerns you may have. Should a BIOS update be required to address any concerns, we will explore those options as they come about. Thank you for the response. I first encountered the Graphical error when I rebooted my PC after owning it for a week. I did not experience it on the initial boot when I first purchased the system. I usually put the PC to sleep and then press the power button to wake. The very first time I rebooted I encountered the issue and have not been able to replicate it again. When it happened my monitor lost connection when the PC power came back on. I had to press and hold the power button multiple times to shut it down, turn it back on, and repeat. After doing this several times I was presented with the Graphical Error. If I encounter the issue again I will report back. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMichaelB admin January 11 stm said: TSMichaelB said: stm said: I too need to update the BIOS as I get a Graphical Output Protocol error whenever I boot the PC. Has something to do with UEFI mode. PC will still boot after the error. As otheres have mentioned, the z490 board we have is different than the ones on the MSI USA website, but can we use that BIOS update? I am sure our rtx3070 will perform better with the newest BIOS update. Anyone that has updated the BIOS on this chinese version of the board please let us know which update you used. Welcome to the community forum. I know a few of you in this thread have inquired about BIOS updates for the MSI Z490 Plus motherboard used in our PowerSpec G436 and have been unable to find the board on MSI's website. This is due to the fact that the board itself is not a  "retail" motherboard. This board is sold exclusively to system integrators for mass production and doesn't have end-user support from MSI on their official support pages. With that said, your specific error is definitely a concern I would like to address as it should not be present with how the hardware is configured on this system. Typically you would only see this error if you are attempting to use a graphics card that lacked UEFI support on a BIOS with CSM Legacy OP ROM options disabled. Our BIOS has CSM disabled by default, meaning only UEFI devices are supported, however the RTX 3070 graphics card that ships within your system should function perfectly fine with this configuration. If you can provide any details as to when this error started occurring and any changes that may have taken place around the time the error started to appear, we can work together to get to the bottom of it. As for those of you looking for BIOS updates, I do not anticipate that a BIOS update will be available for this board unless one is required to address a specific security or compatibility issue with the board. For boards like these, we go through a very strict qualification process to make sure everything is working perfectly (USB ports are mapped correctly, secure boot functions properly with/without keys loaded, TPM functions, board/chipset features perform as advertised, etc) and BIOS updates can often break these functions inadvertently. With that said, I am happy to work with any of you to address any concerns you may have. Should a BIOS update be required to address any concerns, we will explore those options as they come about. Thank you for the response. I first encountered the Graphical error when I rebooted my PC after owning it for a week. I did not experience it on the initial boot when I first purchased the system. I usually put the PC to sleep and then press the power button to wake. The very first time I rebooted I encountered the issue and have not been able to replicate it again. When it happened my monitor lost connection when the PC power came back on. I had to press and hold the power button multiple times to shut it down, turn it back on, and repeat. After doing this several times I was presented with the Graphical Error. If I encounter the issue again I will report back. That is quite odd, but thank you for bringing it to my attention. I'll keep my eyes out for more reports on this, though so far this appears to be the first of its kind. If you do see it again, we can go over your BIOS settings and make sure everything was configured correctly and that none of the settings have changed inadvertently. Kenjori said: I thought I'd report how things are going. I got the motherboard drivers and installed those and after that the mouse has been found on boot. Before I got things settled I did try the Dragon Center stuff. It was doing this odd thing where it would set some graphic preferences so everything was really dark. You could see it come up normal and then get darker as it started. I read around and that software doesn't seem to be perfect. I uninstalled that and just ran just the light program to control that. Since then, things have been great. I am just a customer, but I understand the frustration of having things not work. Do know that it can work just fine and the machine is really fast. Thank you for the feedback. Part of our decision making process behind going with the lighter, cut-down version of the Mystic Light software was that it was easier to use and didn't exhibit any of the issues we saw others experiencing online. Most of the feedback we saw online showed that customers wanted an application that simply controlled lights without additional features added in, so we requested custom software for this particular board to accommodate that request. Speaking of feedback, I wanted to touch upon this subject a little more with everyone. I want everyone to know that we do read the feedback we get on our systems and we do take everything into consideration. While we feel great when we get a positive response with our systems and it bolsters our pride when customers share their great experiences, we also want to hear the critical feedback that may hold our products back. I encourage everyone that has experienced our work first hand to share their experience and let your voice be heard on the subject. Not only do you help your fellow Micro Center customers make better, more informed purchasing decisions, but you give us the opportunity to provide a better product to you all going forward. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Jcwillis4 ✭ January 11 First, Thanks to the OP and to the MC folks who have been so active on this thread.  It's great to see active support in a retail tech forum.  I came here because I wanted to find out if I had the latest BIOS, and was glad I didn't end up downloading the wrong stuff since the Z490 gaming plus does have new BIOS from Dec and I didn't want to brick my rig.  I don't recall ever owning a PC that didn't have BIOS updates at least once a year, so I find it strange MC doesn't expect there to be any.  But I don't buy a lot of prebuilt, so that could be it. In the spirit of feedback and answering some questions others have posted in the thread, here's my experience.  I bought this PC in late Nov, and I've had no issues with the setup out of the box.  However, I also wanted to get Dragon Center working, modify/spruce up the PC, and try some gentle overclocking.  I've run across a few things here and there. Dragon Center (working, but what a pain).  Needed Dragon Center in order for Razer Chroma to connect to Mystic light.  The first install stalled out on first load, I'm thinking because some of the components are already installed by the standalone Mystic Light software.  Doing an uninstall did not remove all the Dragon Center files, SDK, or registry keys.  You have to go uninstall the MSI SDK shown in the add/remove programs menu specifically in order to remove it. In my case, even that wasn't enough to get rid of all the files, so I had to use Revo uninstaller (free trial) to nuke the program by pointing it at the MSI\One Dragon Center folder and having it scan everything that refers to it (there was a lot).  Once I did that, I installed the most recent Dragon Center (2.0.96.0) from MSI with zero issues.  It does connect to Razer synapse as it's supposed to and works ok, but you have to play with it to get it just right (MSI/Razer clunky software, not the hardware).  Dragon center also boosted my performance by hitting their Extreme Performance user scenario (just turn off software fan control in DC or it will run fans at 100% ALL THE TIME), which got me a few hundred extra points in the 3dMark benchmark. BIOS screen changed on me (not a big deal).  I popped in an additional 32GB of ram (video editing and I needed some sweet sweet RGB) from GSkill, matching the speed and timings.  The Ram works great, but the American Megatrends splash screen that loads during bios phase of startup has been replaced with a simple text that says PowerSpec ever since I put the Ram in.  Don't think there's any real impact, but what's up with that? Feedback - The PC is really good, and I'm enjoying the hell out of it.  It's the first pre-built I've bought in 15 years simply because I couldn't get the card otherwise and I really needed an overall upgrade to my gaming rig.  I had Cyberpunk in mind when I bought it, and it's handled it pretty well out of the box, and even better than that after some tuning via MSI afterburner.  I've been running it at 4K with DLSS and RT on and I'm very happy.  I've gotten it up to 14,275 points on the 3dMark TimeSpy benchmark, which seems really decent for the specs in this PC. Parts sheet.  This thing is built to look like a gaming PC and specifically has one of the hardest to get graphics cards out there, plus it's water cooled with a GIANT CLEAR WINDOW on the side.  A lot of the customers buying it are likely going to be enthusiast gamers who want to open the hood and start making changes, or at least learn about what they have.  It would be super helpful to have a full spec sheet listed somewhere/in the box so we can refer to things like model numbers for the AIO or case fans if we want to upgrade.  I've gone crazy adding RGB stuff just because, including some ram, LED strips, and I'm thinking about swapping the fans for something addressable.  It would be great to know the details about what I have in here in a quick reference. Modular PSU.  In the theme of making the looks better, I wanted to change out the rainbow power cables for something all white to let the lights pop, but the power supply isn't modular for the main CPU cables.  It's such a simple upgrade that shows off your PC if the PSU is modular, and I'd highly recommend using fully modular PSU's in future gaming PS PCs. The case could be prettier.  This one is the most boring of the Lian Li 205's in my opinion.  The flat black front just makes me sad vs all the stuff going on behind it.  The 205 mesh from the same line would have been so much prettier and shown off the case fans.  I'm actually going to reach out to Lian Li to see if I can cheaply buy one of the mesh fronts for the 205 mesh if it will fit just to pretty up the front of the case.  If not, my wife's vinyl cutting will come to the rescue. No bloatware! Thanks for not making this a bloatware monster.  Other than the antivirus spammer (which I understand), it was a very clean install. Lastly,  I've been primarily a Fry's shopper for years because MC was just a little bit farther away from wherever I happened to be living.  Fry's is a ghost town these days and looking really sad, so I gave MC a shot for the first time in probably 10 years.  I've been in the store probably 4 times since Nov because of the selection and the people.  Terrific work, thanks! -John 1 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMichaelB admin January 12 Jcwillis4 said: First, Thanks to the OP and to the MC folks who have been so active on this thread.  It's great to see active support in a retail tech forum.  I came here because I wanted to find out if I had the latest BIOS, and was glad I didn't end up downloading the wrong stuff since the Z490 gaming plus does have new BIOS from Dec and I didn't want to brick my rig.  I don't recall ever owning a PC that didn't have BIOS updates at least once a year, so I find it strange MC doesn't expect there to be any.  But I don't buy a lot of prebuilt, so that could be it. In the spirit of feedback and answering some questions others have posted in the thread, here's my experience.  I bought this PC in late Nov, and I've had no issues with the setup out of the box.  However, I also wanted to get Dragon Center working, modify/spruce up the PC, and try some gentle overclocking.  I've run across a few things here and there. Dragon Center (working, but what a pain).  Needed Dragon Center in order for Razer Chroma to connect to Mystic light.  The first install stalled out on first load, I'm thinking because some of the components are already installed by the standalone Mystic Light software.  Doing an uninstall did not remove all the Dragon Center files, SDK, or registry keys.  You have to go uninstall the MSI SDK shown in the add/remove programs menu specifically in order to remove it. In my case, even that wasn't enough to get rid of all the files, so I had to use Revo uninstaller (free trial) to nuke the program by pointing it at the MSI\One Dragon Center folder and having it scan everything that refers to it (there was a lot).  Once I did that, I installed the most recent Dragon Center (2.0.96.0) from MSI with zero issues.  It does connect to Razer synapse as it's supposed to and works ok, but you have to play with it to get it just right (MSI/Razer clunky software, not the hardware).  Dragon center also boosted my performance by hitting their Extreme Performance user scenario (just turn off software fan control in DC or it will run fans at 100% ALL THE TIME), which got me a few hundred extra points in the 3dMark benchmark. BIOS screen changed on me (not a big deal).  I popped in an additional 32GB of ram (video editing and I needed some sweet sweet RGB) from GSkill, matching the speed and timings.  The Ram works great, but the American Megatrends splash screen that loads during bios phase of startup has been replaced with a simple text that says PowerSpec ever since I put the Ram in.  Don't think there's any real impact, but what's up with that? Feedback - The PC is really good, and I'm enjoying the hell out of it.  It's the first pre-built I've bought in 15 years simply because I couldn't get the card otherwise and I really needed an overall upgrade to my gaming rig.  I had Cyberpunk in mind when I bought it, and it's handled it pretty well out of the box, and even better than that after some tuning via MSI afterburner.  I've been running it at 4K with DLSS and RT on and I'm very happy.  I've gotten it up to 14,275 points on the 3dMark TimeSpy benchmark, which seems really decent for the specs in this PC. Parts sheet.  This thing is built to look like a gaming PC and specifically has one of the hardest to get graphics cards out there, plus it's water cooled with a GIANT CLEAR WINDOW on the side.  A lot of the customers buying it are likely going to be enthusiast gamers who want to open the hood and start making changes, or at least learn about what they have.  It would be super helpful to have a full spec sheet listed somewhere/in the box so we can refer to things like model numbers for the AIO or case fans if we want to upgrade.  I've gone crazy adding RGB stuff just because, including some ram, LED strips, and I'm thinking about swapping the fans for something addressable.  It would be great to know the details about what I have in here in a quick reference. Modular PSU.  In the theme of making the looks better, I wanted to change out the rainbow power cables for something all white to let the lights pop, but the power supply isn't modular for the main CPU cables.  It's such a simple upgrade that shows off your PC if the PSU is modular, and I'd highly recommend using fully modular PSU's in future gaming PS PCs. The case could be prettier.  This one is the most boring of the Lian Li 205's in my opinion.  The flat black front just makes me sad vs all the stuff going on behind it.  The 205 mesh from the same line would have been so much prettier and shown off the case fans.  I'm actually going to reach out to Lian Li to see if I can cheaply buy one of the mesh fronts for the 205 mesh if it will fit just to pretty up the front of the case.  If not, my wife's vinyl cutting will come to the rescue. No bloatware! Thanks for not making this a bloatware monster.  Other than the antivirus spammer (which I understand), it was a very clean install. Lastly,  I've been primarily a Fry's shopper for years because MC was just a little bit farther away from wherever I happened to be living.  Fry's is a ghost town these days and looking really sad, so I gave MC a shot for the first time in probably 10 years.  I've been in the store probably 4 times since Nov because of the selection and the people.  Terrific work, thanks! -John John, This is some fantastic feedback. Your insight on the uninstall process for the pre-installed Mystic Light application is extremely valuable and something we will be taking into consideration when we make custom software requests like this going forward. Your solution with Revo Uninstaller is also helpful to know, should others stumble across the same issue. I appreciate you taking the time to share that. As for the feedback on having a parts list available, that is appreciated as well. I'll pass that along to the powers that be and hopefully we see some progress on that. In the meantime, I am happy to provide information about the components installed in these systems. As for the modular PSU, this has been a tricky area to dial in on. We personally prefer modular PSU's as well as they are easier to build with (less cables to tie off/store out of place) and decided to include the spare modular cables in accessory kits. Unfortunately we ended up in situations where accessory kits would get tossed out accidentally or lost, or customers would return/exchange their units and forget to include the accessory kits in the system box, resulting in modular PSU's with missing PCIe/SATA power cables. It was eventually decided that the safest course of action was to simply plug all of the cables in and safely tuck them out of the way of fans/components and let customers grab the cables as they needed them. The downside to this is that it adds time having to install the cables, and creates a bit of a "rats nest" in front of the PSU, which might be less aesthetically pleasing for some. The upside is that nobody ends up missing random cables with their system and typically has everything they need. Since the cables were going to be plugged in anyways, going with a semi-modular or even a non-modular PSU would save time for the production team and cost for the customer since the component itself is less expensive for a non-modular. Still, the more feedback we get on this subject, the better our likelihood of seeing change in this area.  As for the chassis, this unfortunately will always be a subjective area that is difficult to address. Depending on who you ask, some want gaming-class performance without it looking "too gamer-y", while others would like to see the system embrace the target demographic entirely and go all in on the "gamer aesthetics". The mesh front panel design is a good idea, though it would warrant additional acoustic testing as that is yet another area of concern that we often come across, especially with these higher end systems is fan noise. Compromising between raw performance, acoustic tolerance and aesthetics can be a difficult balance to achieve and can often change depending on who it is you are asking. Still, feedback is always valuable nonetheless and having a consensus on this is never a bad thing. My personal systems are always on open-air test benches with loud fans, so I am typically the last person to ask when it comes to "does this sound quiet enough?", lol. As for the lack of bloatware, this is something we are still very proud of, and something we do not intend to compromise on. The only software we try to include with our systems are RGB control software, a free trial for ESET's antivirus program (which is not pre-installed, it's simply an offer that you can then install should you wish to take advantage of it), and on rare occasions for systems such as our laptops, we may have a unique control panel for the laptop fans and RGB keyboards. Aside from that, we don't want anything else bogging the computer down or getting in the way of the customer experience.  Again, thank you for the feedback, it is always appreciated. As for the change in your BIOS splash screen, I can actually answer this question. There are two splash screen configurations for any given BIOS on any given system. One for Legacy, one for UEFI. For our PowerSpec systems, we typically keep CSM Compatibility Mode disabled, which disables the Legacy BIOS, which should disable the American Megatrends splash screen. If you were seeing this before, it is likely that the setting wasn't correctly disabled on your system prior to you receiving it. You mentioned adding memory, which likely meant you cleared your BIOS defaults to remove the XMP profile (this is just a guess, but I'd wager that it's a likely situation, given what you've described). If this was done, CSM Compatibility will be disabled again, meaning the UEFI splash screen will load by default, which is our PowerSpec splash screen. This isn't going to harm your computer in any capacity, we simply prefer keeping CSM disabled as most people do not load Legacy operating systems anymore. Even Windows 7 can be installed under UEFI, and most modern chipsets don't even have legacy drivers anymore, so it makes sense to have it disabled for the sake of faster boot times and less clutter in your boot options for devices that have both legacy and UEFI boot parameters. Hopefully that made some sense of the weird quirk you ran into. As always, we are happy to address any concerns anyone may have with their systems. Feel free to reach out anytime! 2 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook JOSEPH_NOHS1 ✭ February 27 So this may seem annoying but I believe it is relevant, I have the G436... No Driver or bios updates from the manufactures(Other then from nvidia)...? Thats crazy, and microcenter dosent think their will be any in the future.. So question wen the new 11th gen or for that matter the 12th gen la112 socket upgrade how will update the BIOs to accomidate new generations of CPU? 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Ian admin February 27 https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/comment/28621#Comment_28621 Hello, as Michael states above "I do not anticipate that a BIOS update will be available for this board unless one is required to address a specific security or compatibility issue with the board." If there are indeed any updates when/if that time comes, information will be surely posted to here or on the Micro Center / PowerSpec websites about it. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook frunobulax ✭ March 30 OK, how about Resizable BAR Support for the included graphics card that supports it? 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMichaelB admin March 30 https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/comment/30374#Comment_30374 This is a good question. I am going to quote myself from a different thread for a different model, but the context is quite similar: https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/comment/29234#Comment_29234 This feature in and of itself would not warrant the request and requalification of a new BIOS as the feature cannot be utilized without also flashing the VBIOS of the video card which is currently unavailable at this time with no real ETA as to when we will actually see a VBIOS update. Some GPU board partners have started rolling them out (Gigabyte & Galax being the most notable) but so far no word from others yet. The big concern with having to update a VBIOS to make use of this feature is the risk of bricking a card during the process. Unlike traditional motherboard BIOS updates, NVFlash does not have a "crash-less" feature. It's done live in the OS through a flashing utility, and anything that can interrupt the process will result in a bricked card. This wouldn't be too much of a risk for cards with dual-VBIOS support, but the cards we ship in the G436 do not have dual-VBIOS support. Once the VBIOS is flashed, it's done. Lastly, I want to talk about the motherboard BIOS in general. Retail MSI motherboards have access to the M-Flash utility for BIOS flashing, but System Integrator boards with SI BIOS support does not use M-Flash natively. If we were to release a BIOS update for these boards, they would have to be flashed via EFI which can be incredibly risky. EFI flashing does not offer any write protection, meaning the BIOS will flash whatever is on the drive that you point it to. The risk of bricking the board increases exponentially in this scenario. I won't rule out the idea of releasing a BIOS update for aforementioned stability/security or compatibility issue with the board, but I do not anticipate releasing a BIOS update to accommodate new features in GPU technologies, especially when they are still ironing out the support for those technologies across other platforms. I hope this answered your question. As always, if you have any additional questions, please let us know! 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook PABLOGR3 ✭ March 31 Hi, I have an RTX3070 and the Powerspec B745 with same "Chinese"MSI motherboard. I definetely want Resizable BAR Support and Nvidia has released an VBIOS firmware update for the RTX3070 Founders Edition. Please update your motherboard! 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMichaelB admin March 31 https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/comment/30461#Comment_30461 As stated previously, I do not anticipate going through qualification efforts for a new BIOS for this feature. I can understand the desire for it, but it's currently not in a state that is finalized across all vendors nor would it be feasible to introduce a flashing method for the cards we've included with our systems without the potential to brick the graphics cards, rendering them inoperable. There is also the risk with performing a BIOS update on these particular boards, as it's not a simple M-Flash update. It requires performing an update with write protection disabled, which dramatically increases the likelihood of something going awry during the flashing procedure and resulting in a bricked board. Our priority for our systems is to make sure that the systems are completely stable and operating as designed in their original hardware configuration. Releasing BIOS updates for third party hardware/software support sounds great, but the amount of time required to qualify and get these BIOS's up to our standards would hinder future product development, especially if it were done across all of our product models. BIOS qualification is not as simple as replacing the splash screen with our PowerSpec logo, it involves tedious testing that includes but isn't limited to: USB port mapping - Making sure your USB ports enumerate correctly and that your devices are recognized the moment they are plugged in TPM functionality works without issue - Ensures that the processors integrated TPM functionality is working and enabled to take advantage of Windows 10's more in-depth security features Secure Boot functions - Makes sure Secure Boot is working properly, keys can be cleared/loaded and that you can enable & disable it at will Memory trains without issue - This is one of the most tedious and difficult tasks as it differs per BIOS update. We make sure that many different kits of memory work on this board & BIOS combination in the event that customers wish to upgrade or change their memory configuration. This includes the use of single rank/dual rank kits, higher capacities (32GB, 64GB, etc) and various frequencies (2667mhz, 3200mhz, 3600mhz, etc) in said aforementioned capacities. Every BIOS needs to be requalified as every BIOS can potentially change the way your memory controller trains memory. What was once stable may no longer be stable after a BIOS update, this is especially true when running 3600mhz kits or dual-rank kits as they are higher on your CPU's IMC by default. That's just a very short list of what actually goes on during our BIOS qualification efforts, but it's required for every single BIOS update. It also ignores the quirks we run into sometimes that need to be addressed. Those can include RGB color assignment being completely backwards (red = green, green = red), XMP context menu not functioning at all (lets you load XMP, but saving settings doesn't actually do anything or commit any changes for XMP) or Secure Boot's menu prompting you to discard changes the moment you change the secure boot status. Some of these quirks actually find themselves in live BIOS updates which is why we often recommend not to update the BIOS unless absolutely necessary. Make no mistake, I do understand the frustration of everyone here when it comes to this subject. It's an unfortunate side effect of prebuilt systems when it comes to future upgradability & expandability, but that is one of the benefits of custom built PC's that we often struggle to emulate in this industry. Many of our other PowerSpec models offer the option to use vendor-supplied BIOS updates (albeit without the benefits of our custom efforts as described above) but those systems do not use System Integrator boards. The G436 and B745 are unique as they use System Integrator boards designed for use in mass production and are not sold in retail stores like the boards we use in our other systems. This allows us to meet the demand for these systems when board supply is a bottleneck, but it does come at a cost of future support for those that would choose to use a vendor BIOS over our own, as there are no vendor BIOS updates available for this SI board that we are aware of. While I cannot promise support for third party hardware & features with our system, I can promise that they will be free of defects and issues during the warranty period of the system. Even beyond that period, I can promise that we will be here to answer any questions and provide support for issues you encounter with your system that is preventing it from operating as it was originally shipped. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook DMA ✭ April 1 "Our priority for our systems is to make sure that the systems are completely stable and operating as designed in their original hardware configuration. Releasing BIOS updates for third party hardware/software support sounds great, but the amount of time required to qualify and get these BIOS's up to our standards would hinder future product development" In other words: As a Power Spec buyer, you should be aware that we don't support anything beyond the original hardware and firmware configuration and that the motherboard, even though we advertise it as a mainstream motherboard, is in fact a somewhat inferior board and you cannot upgrade as if it were a retail board. You should make your customers aware of this instead of somewhat clouding the issue by stating in the specs that this is a MSI Z490 Plus, which obviously it is, but we as a purchaser of this computer won't realize this until we get it home and sometime later wish to make use of the MSI bios update and by then realize our Z490 Plus is nothing like the ones on the manufacturers website. Many, if not most of us only bought this system because we couldn't get our hands on a new generation GPU. I tried for six months to obtain an RTX3000 series card to build my own system and finally gave up and bought the pre-built G436. But I was very disappointed to find a non-retail MOBO that will not be able to take advantage of new features going forward. 1 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSMichaelB admin April 1 https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/comment/30516#Comment_30516 I hear you loud and clear on this, and it's definitely feedback I'll be passing along to the rest of my team. The most difficult part of this hardware shortage in general is trying to figure out a way to get people the hardware they are looking for and figuring out where best to compromise in order to do so. Compromising on GPU/CPU performance is often a no-go as that's often the two components most directly involved with ones gaming performance, but compromising on the platform itself can also impact the future upgrade potential of those very components, so it can be a tedious balancing act to maintain. The G436 as configured allowed us to get a lot of these highly sought after cards into the hands of a lot of customers while providing excellent performance as a whole. At the end of the day, customer feedback is our best shot at improving our products. It's why we take our product reviews seriously and why we enjoy interacting with you all on this forum. If there are areas that we still require improvement on for our PowerSpec systems, we would like to hear about them so that we can better improve our products going forward. Trust me, we'll be keeping an eye on these threads and we always take everything into consideration. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook DMA ✭ April 2 https://community.microcenter.com/discussion/comment/30531#Comment_30531 "Compromising on GPU/CPU performance is often a no-go" Your statement above is in direct opposition to Micro Center's action. As by not updating the BIOS to take advantage of new GPU features you are in fact "Compromising on GPU performance". Furthermore, I for one would have been more than happy to have paid the extra cost for a "Retail" board that received manufacturers support going forward than to have to depend on Micro Center alone for support, only to find out later that there is none. I doubt many of the buyers of Power Spec computers are even aware of this. I am sure it will only be a matter of time before I have to replace this inferior board with a retail version. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook «12» Categories 6.5K All Categories 997 The Blog 34 What's Trending 156 How to & Technical Guides 8 Computer Hardware 118 Software 3 Home Office 5 Networking Audio/Visual 2 Home Automation 15 3D Printers 5 Maker 14 PC Build Guides 76 Reviews & Buying Guides 23 Build Showcase 11 Contests 33 Past Contests 714 The Community 1.7K General Discussion 103 New Members 65 Consumer Tech 16 Prebuilt PCs and Laptops 71 Software 2 Audio/Visual 11 Networking & Security 1 Home Automation 2 Digital Photography 3 Content Creators 21 Hobby Boards & Projects 22 3D Printing 46 Retro Arcade/Gaming 78 All Other Tech 1.2K Store Information and Policy 46 Off Topic 6 Community Ideas & Feedback 110 Your Completed Builds 2.6K Build-Your-Own PC 1.6K Help Choosing Parts 217 Graphics Cards 157 CPUs, Memory, and Motherboards 61 Cases and Power Supplies 19 Air and Liquid Cooling 11 Monitors and Displays 28 Peripherals 6 All Other Parts 18 Featured Categories We love seeing what our customers build Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase Submit Now Looking for a little inspiration? 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TheShadyAttic ✭ June 2020 edited June 7 in General Discussion This is one of a few that will work with my PC build, and the only one I've found in stock anywhere 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Answers TSTonyV admin June 2020 Which store are you closest to? All our availability is listed online, but we can double check for you if we know which location you wanted to check.  0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TheShadyAttic ✭ June 2020 TSTonyV said: Which store are you closest to? All our availability is listed online, but we can double check for you if we know which location you wanted to check.  The Chicago store is closest to me 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook TSTonyV admin June 2020 From what I can see it appears there's one available. If I were you, I would place a reservation request through the website. That will send a request to the local store for them to locate the item and set it to the side for you. 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My install is 128 GB near full cap Data is 1T and is 2/3 Full. Please help me confirm this please! The noise is annoying and loud. 0 · Share on TwitterShare on Facebook Comments TSMikeW admin November 2020 Greetings @Jordan3456 This is very likely. The HDD is located just below where the Steel series logo is, on the left side of the system, near the front. Easy way to confirm, remove the bottom, disconnect the drive. 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