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TUF GAMING X570-PLUS - yellow led on cold boot

Level 7

Hi, I have problem with booting my pc. Every day it stucks on first boot, led on motherboard lights up solid yellow. Nothing happens no matter how long I would wait. When I power off pc by holding power button for few second and then turn it on again, it boots without any errors. Someone had similar problem? Its really annoying.

  • CPU: Ryzen 5 3600
  • MB: ASUS TUF GAMING X570-PLUS, newest BIOS version 4602
  • RAM: 32 GB - 4 sticks (2 kits x 2x8GB) HyperX Predator HX432C16PB3K2/16, Enabled DOCP profile 3200MHz
  • Power supply: Seasonic 650W Focus Plus (SSR-650FX)




Level 7

I had similar problem. Tried many things like running at stock speed, nothing worked.

When I disabled docp, set it to auto and set the ddr speed to 3600.

BIOS picked up relaxed ram timing than DOCP profile. 
And the problem went away; weird…

I have rizen 7 3700x, 4 sticks of 16gb gskill, same mobo and firmware.


Level 7

This started for me on BIOS 4602, I also had to disable DOCP and manually set my ddr ram speed to 3600. I was getting constant BSOD in Windows and even tried the built in Windows recovery reset and removed files. I didn't try a full flash/reinstall of Windows.

I am on a X570-I strix board, ryzen 9 3900x, 7900 XTX. 

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It sounds as if the DOCP profile is applying some memory subsets that the system, or more importantly the CPU does not like at the given frequency. If selecting the primary timings, voltage and memory frequency manually is working - then it's probably best to simply use those.

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