Forum discussion tagged with MSI-Microstar.
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    F6000U 5.1 Speakers connection to MSI 970a G43 motherboard ?

    Hello, I have MSI 970a G43 motherboard and F6000U 5.1ch home theatre, I want to connect to the motherboard for 5.1 surround sound, How should i connect it ? I have also attached the port image below Speaker Motherboard
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    144hz Screen connected to laptop

    So i have an MSI GV62 7RD And the XL2411P The XL2411P supports 144hz and i use an HDMI 2.0 and that should be able to do the job but- My laptop doesn't have an displayport so that isn't an...
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    PC will not pick up external audio!!!

    my pc only picks up audio from the monitor, and ive tried updating all drivers, reinstalling them, even resetting my computer did nothing. It’s an MSI nightblade mi3 please help me! they wont even be picked up in the device manager or in the audii devices! theres only the acer nvidia output and...
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    Question msi vs clevo laptop vs asus vs AORUS

    the laptops come with a rtx 2070 but the most expensive is the msi and iwant know which one is better i already stop caring about esthetics like the rgb and that stuff a i want it to upgrade and also a long life span, including a good performance also im one use it for school(engineering) and...
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    MSI GS60 2PC (2014 Model) SSD Upgrade

    My laptop shipped with a 128gb ssd and 1tb hdd. The SSD is obviously the boot drive (c drive) and the hdd is extra. Since I have an extra m.2 ssd slot, if I install another m.2 ssd will it expand the c drive or create another directory? Thanks.
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    MSI GS75 or MSI GE75

    Hi everyone, I'm really confused whether to buy MSI GS75 Stealth 17'.3'' Laptop or MSI GE75 17.3" I'll use the laptop for Training and Testing Deep Learning models using Google's TENSOR FLOW (RTX cards have dedicated HW - Tensor Cores therefore computation will be fast) Also, I'm a student...
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    Solved! I have to hit PC to turn on

    Hello, I have MSI GS63 7RD Stealth, recently I have installed/added samsung evo 860 1TB as extra storage, after I have placed the SSD in the PC I have to hit my pc several times before I press the power button and only after that it actually turns on without any problems and works pefectly like...
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    i5 8300H with an RTX 2060

    Is an i5 8300H a good pair with the rtx 2060? Im talking about MSi's new laptop the GL63 8SE but the i5 variant.
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    Solved! Laptop resolution not going beyond 1080p where as it supports 4k

    Greetings, I am posting this on behalf of my brother. He is using this MSI laptop: ( ) . The problem with this, is that his laptop supports 4k display resolution but it is not possible to go beyond Full HD i.e 1080p. I have checked all the drivers...
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    Solved! Help updating Rivatuner???

    I'm trying to update Rivatuner, which I think is linked to my msi afterburner? I keep getting and update notice at launch, but when I try to update it says it can't because it is running. When I go to task manager I don't see anything called rivatuner. Any help? Thanks.
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    Solved! Laptop doesnt turn on after PSoD (Pink Screen of Dead)

    I was playing in my Laptop MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro and suddenly the screen goes pink showing just a pink screen and no errors. Then the laptop turns off and when i try to turn on the laptop doesnt go on.
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    Are these parts compatible with eachother?

    NZXT H700i Ninja Midtowermodel NZXT Kraken x52 RGB I7 6700K / 4GHz 8MB cache Msi MPG Z390 Gaming pro Carbon AC Asus Geforce RTX 2060 6GB Dual OC Seasonic Focus plus Gold 850W Seagate 3TB HDD NZXT Aer RGB 2 HF-28140-B1 Fan And 4 GB × 4 Memory Can you built with these parts a good gaming pc? If...
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    Solved! Msi laptop feels sluggish + fps drops while gaming

    So, these are my pc specs: And this is my latest benchmark : I'll use GTA 5 for an example. Everything on low (wich in GTA settings equals to Normal), after restart i get about 120 fps, rather constant, after 3/4 i start getting drops to 40's...
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    MSI GX70 3BE/GX70 vBios flash showing two video cards

    so i got this laptop today and i have updated it's vbios, from msi's website [] and now instead of showing AMD HD 7950M, it shows 8970M. What is going on? Also on HWinfo it shows 7950M/8970M.
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    Solved! Hard Drive Thickness

    Does anyone know if the MSI GL62M 7RDX-1408 uses a 7mm or a 9.5mm hard drive? My 1TB hard drive died and I need to purchase a replacement. Trying to order one before I open the case to remove it. Thanks.
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    Should I change the MB to fix screen flicker?

    Hi, I have an MSI GT83VR dual GTX 1080. 1. The screen has experienced flickering after 10 months of light use. (flicker like the electric current pattern/hertz waves) 2. I brought it to MSI service center because still under warranty. 3. They changed the LCD panel one time, flicker greatly...
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    Solved! Upgrading MSI CR620

    I'm thinking of upgrading my MSI CR620 - CPU, RAM, SSD. I don't know if I can upgrade the GPU but if I can, I will. But I'm on a budget of $100. I think I already found RAM and SSD but I will take suggestions. However, I do need suggestions for the CPU.
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    'A' an 'D' keys sometimes don't work - MSI GE62VR 6RF

    Hey all, Recently I've been having this weird problem where the 'A' and 'D' keys sometimes don't register. It's incredibly random and I cannot find any patterns whatsoever. The only pattern I could find is that it always works if I press rather hard on the keys. Sometimes they work completely...
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    MSI Laptops Quality

    Is MSI a good laptop brand? I'm looking at this laptop.
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    Left click on laptop broke in half

    The title explains all, my left click didn't break software wise. But the actual button broke in half, I can't really show a picture because this forum is to hard to use. I'm using an MSI laptop model GE72-2QF. I'm not sure what to do at this point I really don't want to buy a mouse, so how can...
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    Solved! ASUS TUF FX705GM or MSI GP63 8RE?

    Hey there, I’ve been researching a bit and I’ve come to a decision between 2 laptops both with similar specs and similar prices, the budget is £1200GBP and these both sit just below that, I currently use a desktop with an i7 7600k and GTX 1070, but need a laptop for when I’m not home which is...
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    Solved! MSI GE62VR 7RF not booting (no media present)

    It stopped working randomly
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    Constant FPS drop on new laptop

    Hello, thank you for clicking in this thread, recently i bought a MSI GL63-8RC laptop, it has spec as listed below: - Intel Core i5 8300H - GTX 1050 with 4GB of Vram - 8GB of single stick ram - Windows 10 with latest update - 1 Tb of HDD The problem is at seemingly random interval, the fps...
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    Solved! I need help about my motherboard

    Hello I have question. I'm going to buy a Oculus rift and I'm wondering can I use pcie USB 3.0. my motherboard is MSI H81M-p33. I don't know if it is 1x 1.0 or 1x 2.0. or just buy USB hub that will work with Oculus ?
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    can a msi optix24 monitor run on dell i3 intel graphics 4410

    can an msi optixG24C monitor run on dell laptop i3 with an intel graphics 4410?
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    Laptop internal card reader not working - Video -

    Hello, i have a msi gaming laptop, & my realtek internal usb card reader , stop working few days a go and not working again any more, my system is windows 10 and never change the system. in the fistr part on video the SD is not inside then i put inside but the reader appears and disappears and...
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    Solved! Issue with Laptop AC adapter overheating and shutting down

    Good day, My main laptop is in service center concerning keyboard issues for a month. I'm using my old MSI GT70 2PC laptop to play some games and kill time as of now. Problem is that I'm using a replacement AC adapter which I bought off of amazon. I haven't used this laptop in months but last...
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    MSI GT683R Upgrade - CPU, Fan and thermal Compound

    Hi, I have a MSI GT683R and I´d like to upgrade the CPU and the Fan if possible! Mi notebook details are: 1.- Replacing the CPU The goal is to replace the CPU without changing anything else, so starting from this web page: -
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    Solved! MSI Laptop No Video At All

    Hi, I've got an MSI GT62VR 6RE laptop that has recently had a problem. I turned it off one night, and after turning it on the following morning there was no video from the laptop screen, or the HDMI and miniDP outputs. Any help figuring out where the problem is coming from and if its fixable...
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    Solved! How much is my Laptop worth?

    I have an old model of the MSI GL72 6QF laptop, It has a QWERTY keyboard with Chinese letters on it that is in very good condition. It runs a GTX 960M and a I5-6300HQ core. The display is 1080p and it has a whopping 20GB of RAM. The PC has a 1TB hard drive and thats about it. Thanks again.
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    MSI laptop help

    Hi I have a Msi GL-73 with a 1050ti gpu. My question is am I able to upgrade the gpu to say a 1060 6gb?
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    Solved! Laptop won’t boot windows

    My MSI GE62 Apache Pro-004 won’t boot into windows. When I go to boot, it either just takes me to a black screen (skips MSI splash) and does nothing no matter how long I leave it, or shows the MSI splash then goes to BIOS about a minute later. Earlier it was getting to windows, then getting...
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    Solved! help open box decision newegg

    is it good idea to buy an open box laptop from newegg its a msi gtx 1070 im reading on the disclaimer that sometimes i doesnt include everything sometimes only the laptop but i wanna know your advices or experience buying open box on newegg
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    Solved! Mobile GPUs - MSI GE73 Raider

    Hey Guys, I'm about pulling the trigger on a new laptop (main focus: playing WoW, DotA,D3 and PoE). Here is my problem, I am stuck between the 1060 and 1070 GPU. Performance-wise both should handle the games mentioned above with ease. I prefer a more quiet laptop - does a 1070 be...
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    Solved! Grey Screen when laptop is shut and reopened

    Hello all. I have been having an issue with my laptop for quite a while now (after one of the updates to Windows 10 late last year), where if the laptop screen goes to sleep or the screen is shut and reopened. The screen will turn on to a grey screen that has a lot of lines. I am unable to get...
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    Looking for 1060 laptops

    Hi, i've been considering to get a new laptop, mostly it either one of these Gigabyte sabre 15, helio 300, msi gs63, and hp omen 15 all equipped with 1060, of course i will also consider other recommendations. Mostly i will looking for decent battery life and screen, i don't need 120hz disp tho
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    Solved! Issues with GTX 1080 Laptop (MSI GT73VR 6RF)

    Hello, i make this thread because i ran out of solutions to solve this problem. And i hope i am posting in the right place. To explain, it seems that when the GPU get a certain temperature (or a certain load) the system crash. But the gpu is still working (in certain cases, see the video below)...
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    Solved! Hi and where can I get the msi battery cr 650

    Hi I have been looking for msi cr650iiv series battery where can I get in cape Town
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    Solved! I have msi i5 3rd gen it switches off in just 18 - 20 seconds why

    My laptop msi Just switches off in few seconds yes my battery is dead but even if I use a power cable it does the same
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    Solved! MSI laptop crashed and no longer boots, help?

    I was playing fallout 4 VR on my MSI laptop and it got slightly laggy so I decided to save. As I was trying to do this, steam vr froze and was accompanied by a buzzing of the current sounds repeating rapidly. I took off my headset and to my dismay, the ':( sorry your computer has encountered...
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    Solved! Laptop decision dilemma

    Hello People, I've decided to sell my desktop and buy a laptop since I currently in need of the mobility, I've decided to buy used since you can get more bang for your buck and all of my choice has some sort of insurance. I actually wanted to buy a clevo system but it got sold so here are the...
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    MSI Afterburner Average FPS [SOLVED]

    Average FPS doesn't show in games with MSI Afterburner.
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    Solved! MSI GS40 connects to WiFi but quickly loses internet, crashes internet of other devices

    This is a really strange problem... I have an MSI laptop which connects to any network and functions correctly for about 10 seconds. Then, abruptly, the internet speed dwindles down to nothing and never recovers. Interestingly, when my laptop is on and connected to my home WiFi, after a brief...
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    Solved! Laptop Freezes everytime i move it or touch it slightly.

    So i have this msi gl72 2qf laptop and the first couple of months it worked perfectly but after some months it began to freeze when i lifted it in the right side and bent it slightly. The screen became unresponsive and it i kept lifting it up and down the screen would flicker. So i sent it in...
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    Solved! Need help with GS65 Keyboard lighting

    Hey everyone, I've been using the MSI GS65 for over a month now and I've not had any problems until today, when I noticed that the "N" key has a different colour than the rest of the keys (I keep it at static, lowest brightness). I have attached photos with a bunch of different colours, some...
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    laptop hdd battery fail

    Yesterday my laptop had an error unexpected store exception and shut down it booted into the MSI menu to restore itself but didn't work had to download an msi bootable file onto a memory stick which then managed to restore itself, interestingly the MSI procedure said all personal data would be...
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    Solved! 15.inch or 17 inch gaming laptop. Help me choosing the right laptop

    Hey guys i wanna buy a gaming laptop before new year's eve. I'm confused between choosing a 15 inch and 17 inch gaming laptop and i dont know which one to get MSI GS65 Stealth THIN-051 or the Asus ROG Strix SCAR II Gaming Laptop, GL504 15.6” or the GL704 one or The ASUS ROG Zephyrus S Ultra...
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    What is this...?

    Hi I'm new to messing around with the insides of laptops, and I'm trying to install another SSD. Specifically, an M.2 SSD. My laptop is an MSI GP62MVR 7RFX, but it doesn't appear to come with a user manual and I can't find much online either. It appears that I only have one slot for an M.2 SSD...
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    hp omen 15 or acer predator helios 300

    Hey guys,i found 2 great deals: 1. hp omen 15 with i5 8300h,gtx 1050 2gb and 144hz display 2. acer predator helios 300 with same specs but a gtx 1050 ti 4 gb i want to use it for mostly programming and software works as iam a comp sci student and games like withcer 3,fallout with mods,please...
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    Solved! How to get 5.1 surround working with PC -> Reciever -> TV using HDMI cords?

    So this is a very specific issue, please bear with me. My old PC had a MSI Z97-G45 Mobo and a MSI GTX 980. I only gave these two specs because these are the only things that could be related to sound and display. My old PC worked perfectly fine when I connected my PC with an HDMI cord to one of...
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    Solved! Certain laptop keyboard keys don't work without pressing shift

    On my MSI laptop, the number keys one to five above the keyboard and all arrow keys aren't working at all when pressed. Strangely, they work perfectly fine when I hold shift and press them (!@# etc). I have tried uninstalling/updating drivers and booting in safe mode (still did not work). I'm...
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    Solved! laptop graphics card upgrade

    can I upgrad graphics card in msi GE72 7RD apache laptop
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    Solved! MSI GS73VR 7RG Stealth Pro 17.3" 2TB Gaming Laptop

    Hi, friend is looking for gaming laptop and gave me a limit of £1500 around 2000 USD and is looking to buying it in UK where the product warranty is a zear or in a country with two year warranty, but that one is more expensive. So my question is about reliability of MSI GS73VR 7RG Stealth Pro...
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    Solved! Msi screen upgrade

    I have an msi gl62m 7rex I was wondering if anyone knows of compatible 120/144hz replacement screens
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    Msi gf63 8rc lagging when playing plugged in

    Hello everyone, I just got an MSI gf63 8rc, brand new, and whenever I try to play any game while the laptop is plugged in the game goes with high ping or don't even start. I tried everything, power settings, updating windows, all drivers, reseting the laptop. The thing is, I bought the laptop 2...
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    Solved! MSI GS43VR 7RE SSD cloning help

    How can i clone the M.2 128GB SSD that came with the MSI GS43VR 7RE laptop to a Samsung 970 SSD 1TB because they not like the 2.5" SSD which is easier. I watched some YouTube videos but they upgrading from HDD to 2.5" SSD or 2.5" SSD to a bigger storage. Do i need a special cable for M.2 SSD?
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    Msi GS43VR 7RE SSD upgrade

    Does the Msi GS43VR 7RE work with M.2 PCIE SSD or only M.2 SATA III SSD. I heard different answers from different people, some say yes and some say no. How can i upgrade the SSD anyways because it only have 1 M.2 SSD alot
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    My laptop doesn't work properly

    Hey guys, so I will try my best to give you all the details so you can help me because I am about to give up on this... So I wanted a laptop really badly and bought it from a guy for about 60-70$. The laptop is MSI cr630. He told me that he have reinstalled the windows 10 and cleared all the...
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    EC Firmware Update

    How do I update the EC firmware on my MSI GT72 2QD laptop. BIOS was simple, not so with the EC.
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    Solved! Please help!! In search of a gaming laptop.

    Hey everyone! I'm trying to decide which laptop to buy but I'm not sure. I'm not a hardcore gamer (I usually only play adventure games), but I want to buy a good gaming laptop so that I'll get to play those kinda games for 3-4 years without having to buy a new one, or upgrade it. I'll use it as...