Forum discussion tagged with 4pin.
  1. Marcuri

    Question PC overheating due to 4 pin power connector ?

    Greetings! I hope everyone is fairing well. When you connect the 4 pin power conector to my motherboard the backside of the CPU gets burning hot fairly quickly and the pc shuts down after that it just goes into a loop. If I remove thét cable, the backside gets slightly warm and the pc runs...
  2. Yanis867

    [SOLVED] CPU drawing too much current

    So I recently upgraded my PC's mobo, ram and CPU ( MSI B450M Pro-M2 Max, Ryzen 5 3400G) keeping the old psu that worked fine (300W) I tested the idle current and voltage of it ( with HWMonitor) and it seems to work fine (5A to 10A). I opened minecraft and it measured 92A. Note that im using a...
  3. cloudberrybob

    [SOLVED] Motherboard caught fire and now the system fan isn't working and the BIOS isn't showing up ?

    I was thinking of installing a new fan in my computer. I was checking what sort of connections my computer has and I noticed that my system fan is only a 3 pin even though my motherboard has a 4pin slot. I was checking out my PSU and I noticed that it has 3 molex slots and a 4pin input. Not an...
  4. P

    [SOLVED] Does these ARGB fans fits well in MB?

    My motherboard is a MSI B450M GAMING PLUS, im looking for some ARGB FANS and i found these: https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-Pack-White-Frame-120mm-ARGB-LED-PC-Computer-Case-Cooling-Fan-Vetroo-IB120/293760215036 My question is can i connect the ARGB fans 5v connection into my motherboard 4 pin 12v...
  5. xpLoaDeD

    [SOLVED] 4 pin PSU cable in 12v 8 pin motherboard input?

    Hello! Ive recently bought a new LGA1200 platform: Intel I3 10100 with video ASUS PRIME H410M-E Dual kingston hyper x fury 8gb 2666mhz DDR4 RAM I was planning on powering all up with an old OCZ PSU i had for spare but it only has a 4 pin power cable for the 12 v CPU and the motherboard has a...
  6. Purp1e Haze

    [SOLVED] I’m going to need more CPU power by using the 4pin but how!?

    So I have a B550 Motherboard with a 8 pin and 4 pin connector to power my CPU,I am aware that only using the 8 pin is more than enough power to over clock and etc.. But I will be purchasing a new GTX 3090 and I have an AIO cooler for my CPU so I would like to take advantage of the 4 pin slot...
  7. MattyIce415

    [SOLVED] 4 pin vs 8 pin connector

    Hi, my name is Matthew and I recently purchased an Asus am4 x570 plus motherboard. As I was installing it, I ran into a problem with the 8-pin connector. The motherboard has an 8 pin along with a 4 pin connector right beside it. However, my PSU only has an 8 pin. Is it fine if I only plug in the...
  8. ap0calypzeee

    Turn on/off a powerbank remotely (more details in the description)

    Hey! I've recently searched for a a remote control for my Canon camera (mine doesn't support having a pre-built remote control, and I couldn't find a usb-mini remote in the market) That was until I've got CHDK on my cannon camera, and it has a script that tells the camera to tell a picture...
  9. P

    Question Can I use an 8 pin cpu cable to 4 pin cpu connector

    So, I upgraded my psu and I notice that I need a 4 pin cable for my CPU, but my psu's cpu cable is 8 pin and won't split in half. Some people say I should just plug in the half that fits and never mind the other half. I'm not sure if I should do it. (correct me if I'm wrong I'm new to...
  10. hyperjcm

    Question Can i plug 5 fans to one header?

    I bought some cheap 120mm led case fans off eBay and connected it to one system fan header using fan splitters. so far it works fine in pwm mode, but in dc mode the fan leds blink like it stops for a sec and turns back on which made me worried if the fans require more power than what the header...
  11. K

    Question cooler master Hyper LED turbo red cpu cooler question

    So I have the Mastercooler 212 hyper evo in red, upon inspection of the male pins that connect to the double fans. I noticed that one of the cords has a 3 pin whereas the other has 4. Is this normal?
  12. X

    Question 2x 4pin in 1 8pin, or a 4pin?

    I have a Seasonic Focus 750 Gold (http://www2.seasonic.com/product/focus-plus-750-gold/ ) and a i5-8600k with the Asrock edit z390 Extreme 4 Motherboard. I have bought the motherboard and cpu just recently, and when building it I saw that I have a 8pin and a 4pin for the CPU, now I have plugged...
  13. Y

    Question How do these fans connect?

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/CiT-Mid-Tower-Single-Ring-Tempered-Water-Cooling/dp/B07BSSFKSC/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1550695958&sr=8-2&keywords=Cit+BLAZE Hi, i'm looking at getting a new case but don't want have to buy anything for it all to work. I have found a case i like(linked above)but i am not...
  14. F

    Bought used E6440 and then used SSHD from different laptop. What next?

    Hi everyone, I have a used laptop, a Dell E6440 and used 500GB SSHD that I'm 99% has not been wiped. Basically, what can I do to make this operational without spending any money? I have an older Studio 1558 with Windows 10 on it so if it is possible to put that on this E6440 that be great...
  15. A

    Sony iv300 centre console replacement

    Hi I would like to know if any one has tried to connect Sony iv300 speakers to amp of other make cos my centre console has stopped working and it's out of service warranty I have already service it once out of warranty and it cost lot make no sense in getting it serviced as it keeps having...
  16. P

    How to remove hacker permanently from face book

    Face book is been disrupted. Protect it.
  17. B

    Another pc build compatibility question

    Building a gaming pc with my son. I know we can get better components, but the budget is stretched pretty tight with what we have picked. Just want to make sure they will (or should) work together: Case - Corsair Carbide Series CC-9011050-WW SPEC-01 Black ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case...
  18. F

    Is the AMD Athlon 4x 860K a dual core? or is windows showing it wrong?

    When i go into task manager (*windows 10*), and to performance, on the CPU section, it says: Max. Speed : 3.7 GHz Sockets : 1 Cores (now this alerted me) : 2 Logical processors : 4. I though the 860K was a quad core cpu, not dual core. is this just windows messing up? Here is what i see...
  19. A

    Chieftec 600W or Toughpower 600W for SLI

    Hi guys, This is probably the questions that should have been asked 10 years ago but I have to ask it now. I'm not spending too much time on computer, and when I do, I'm just playing some old title games with my friends, no new titles or whatsoever.. As I have old 8800GTX that still punches...
  20. L

    Is this a good PC?

    Hello to anyone who reads this. I was just wondering about this PC build that I plan on getting soon. I was wondering if all the parts are okay? I don't really have anyone to ask for advice so I've been pretty much doing it on my own but yeah. Not planning on overclocking or anything and only...
  21. B

    Pc wont boot up unless jumper.. 1 long beep and 2 short beeps

    Hello guys, So when i boot up my computer it does 1 long and 2 short beeps. It boots normal after the jumper thing but when i shutdown it, same thing happens. Also when it boots it says cant detect TPM device. No i dont have a graphics card. Pc specs: Acer veritron s480g Core2duo e7600 3.06ghz...
  22. MileLord

    Help with choosing а CPU (High-End)

    I need to upgrade my PC, now I have FX 8350 @4.8GHz. I want to buy new CPU, budget is 350e for CPU. I use PC for Rendering, Programming, Photoshop and sometimes games. Thinking about 5820k with Bradwell-E MB. What do you recommend? (wait for zen??)
  23. M

    Help with new pc

    http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/kPB2gs Thoughts on this build, particularly the motherboard seeing as I have no clue what i'm looking for there. Feel free to suggest any changes you would make.
  24. prac daske

    Whats the next part should i upgrade?

    This is actually my build: AMD FX-8350 Black Edition Vishera 8-Core 4.0 GHz (4.2 GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600 MHZ Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB GDDR5 DVI-I/DVI-D/HDMI/DP Dual-X with Boost and OC Version BOARD MSI 990FXA-GD80 Socket AM3+ AMD 990FX...
  25. J

    Mflash says there isn't any thing on the windows usb

    When I tried to install windows ten on my new computer, mflash said that there wasn't anything on the windows ten flash drive. It said "there isn't any BIOS in this USB KEY" There might be nothing on it , but I just got it from best buy.
  26. S

    Possible Upgrades [Pre-Built]

    So I recently won this at my job raffle for Thanksgiving, and wanted to know what the possible upgrades are for this computer. This is a pre-built Dell Inspiron, Intel Core i3-4150, 8GB RAM, 1TB Hard Drive, Windows 8.1 Desktop or...
  27. B

    Trojan Screwed up my computer, cant fix it

    So about a month or so ago I got this Trojan that my Norton client could not pick up. I at first noticed that every time I tried to run a steam game it froze up so I ran a norton scan and it picked up a trojan so i removed it thinking it would solve the problem, wrong. Ever since my memory has...
  28. F

    Overclocking i5 4690k with MSI-g45

    Hi, I used the settings in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4yucCk_Zrc It will show 4.4 ghz in bios, but in aida64/CPU-Z it still shows 3.5ghz, And going back to stock settings in bios and enabling OC genie doesn't do anything either,And I've tried removing the battery to restore...
  29. F

    Computer resets instantly by it self

    Hey everyone, Recently my computer turned off instantly in game and after that it doesn't turn on, I tried these solutions : - Reassemble all cards - Remove every slot and test it - Try another power supply - Reset BIOS with battery - Also clear CMOS with jumper - Reassemble Power and reset...
  30. E

    I feel like my PC is running on a "sub-par" preformance.

    Hello everyone, I have a PC of mine which I refer to as "budget high-end" as in that I buy a part/upgrade a part every once a year or so. Now I got a big GPU upgrade last year, very happy, and definitely an upgrade from my previous Sapphire Radeon 6770 to a Gigabyte GTX 770. Although this...
  31. tomkis90

    Low SSD write and read speeds

    Just ran this and the results were not as I expected. Is this normal for an SSD? if not how do I fix this?
  32. G

    macbook air failure

    My macbook air cant power up, when i press power button it stays back and starts beeping without stopping... What hardware issue should be this one?
  33. H

    high temp in summer

    hi guys. i live in a hot environment and my pc is in a hot room.i can't change it's position for some reasons. a few months ago my pc temp was good but the weather got hotter and cpu and gpu began to become hotter too.i cleaned my case form dust day ago and it got better just a bit.my cpu temp...
  34. A

    Can't enable Netframework 3.5, Windows missing files

    This is a long story but I will do my best to keep it short and sweet. I can't enable Windows 8.1's Netframework 3.5, basically I need it for some apps and games to run. I tried everything -Downloading from website. -enable in control panel -installing from DISM in CMD as admin -various other...