Forum discussion tagged with 550w.
  1. G

    Question RTX 2060 with 550w PSU

    I'm planning to just change my GPU on my actual rig, my actual rig is: Motherboard: Asus H110M-K CPU: Intel Core i7-7700 GPU: MSI GAMING X GTX 1060 3GB (Planning to upgrade to RTX 2060) RAM: 2x8GB Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 MHZ SSD: ADATA 128 GB HDD: WD 1 TB 7200 RPM PSU: EVGA 550W (non 80+, non...
  2. RajTheGeek

    Question Is 550W Power supply decent enough to run RTX 2060??

    I was using GTX 1060 used card. Then it stopped working. So I'm planning to buy a new gpu probably RTX 2060. In specs recommended psu is 500W and I have Corsair CX 550W psu. But I was wondering if it won't be too much for my PSU as I want my PC to be stable for long-term. Do I need to upgrade...
  3. FoxyZey

    [SOLVED] What am i supposed to do about my GPU now..

    So im sending back my GPU to RMA because the noises returned but they are way more severe this time (the first time the card made rattling noises when the fans started to spin , right now it still makes this noise but louder and as if the fans are hitting cables or smth which i checked and they...
  4. Moth254KF

    [SOLVED] Are TUF power supplies good ?

    I've seen a cheap RTX 2060 with a TUF 550w power supply (see link below). Should I give this bundle a shot? Because I dont know if is better or the same quality than a CX 550 ? Note: I have a 4790 with 16 gbs of ram Here is the bundle source...
  5. Ltourikis

    [SOLVED] 650W is enough for RTX 2060 and Ryzen 7 3800x ????

    I got Ryzen 7 3800x and a 650W + Gold Corsair PSU will be enough for an RTX 2060 or i need higher? also have a MSI 32' Gaming monitor MSI X570 MOBO 16Gb RAM M.2 500Gb Need Help Thanx!
  6. B

    [SOLVED] Will my PSU be enough? MS Industrial 550W

    Have a question I need help with... I have a 550W MS Industrial PSU and I upgraded to an RX 570 4GB (Asus ROG Strix) yesterday, can I power it without it exploding? (I plan on powering it with a molex to 8 pin adapter) Here's the rest of the hardware: I5-2500k @4.2Ghz 10GB of RAM (4 sticks)...
  7. Moth254KF

    [SOLVED] Wich one is better for a 4790, the Hyper 212 Evo or the Be quiet Pure Rock Slim?

    Hi, this is me :) Wich one is better for a heavy cpu usage (and integrated graphics)? both are in stock and at the same price (A bit of a limit budget) Btw, as a side note... I read theats over here that says the Thermal Take Lite 550w is terrible... Will cause me troubles for a gtx 1660?
  8. E

    [SOLVED] RTX 2060 SUPER with Corsair VS550

    Here is my current PC specs: Ryzen 5 2600 MSI GTX 1060 3GB 2x8gb 3200MHz DDR4 RAM 1x 1TB 7200RPM HDD 1x Samsung 860 EVO 500GB SSD MSI B450M-A PRO MAX motherboard I'm planning to buy MSI RTX 2060 SUPER GAMING X 8GB (link to gpu). I'm using Corsair VS550 Power Supply. I don't have much money to...
  9. A

    [SOLVED] Corsair CX for $1300 R9-3900X Build, alternatives?

    I am planning a Ryzen 9 3900X build with a GTX 1660S GPU. The estimated wattage is 340W, but I've read that it is good to keep about 200W more than that so I am looking for a 550-650W PSU. Preferably it should cost less than 100 US dollars. I found the Corsair CX550 (2017 model) 80+ Bronze to be...
  10. P

    Question Is 550w enough for Gtx 1070 and i5 9600k?

    So i changed my pc because old died from shortcircuit,i just save the power supply and rams, the psu was 500w (iceberg 500w +80plus (very strange psu)), i had a i5 6400 and an old asrock board, but i changed to i5 9600k and a gigabyte b365m ds3h board with wifi, but i realize when i install my...
  11. P

    [SOLVED] Will this psu replacement be fine (connectors wise)

    My old psu has those connectors ATX 20+4-pin, 4-pin 12V, 6x MOLEX, 2x FDD, 2x SATA, PCIe 6-pin And i will buy a new pau with these: Will that be fine? I rlly wanna make sure cuz im not good in this 1× 20+4 Pin, 1× 4+4 Pin, 2× PCI-Express 6+2Pin, 3× IDE 4Pin (Molex), 4× S-ATA, 1× Floppy
  12. B

    [SOLVED] running Atx psu and gpu on SFF pc

    Hi guys, so basically, lets say i have small form factor dell optiplex 7010 machine with i7-3770 cpu and 8gb ram. In pictures i can find on internet i can see that motherboard does have a pci express slot for GPU which would be gtx 960. also i can see 24 pin motherboard power port so i dont...
  13. B

    [SOLVED] Ocz FataL1ty 550W is still enough?

    Hello there. I was using i5 6400 and gtx 1060 with this psu and it was good. Now i will buy a new system. I think the Ryzen 5 3600X and RX 5700XT. Is this old power supply be enough for me? Thanks for the answers.
  14. H

    Question Is EVGA 550 GD a good power supply?

    Hi, I saw this PSU but i cant find any good reviews of this product. Is a decent this PSU?
  15. R

    [SOLVED] Can I overclock on this PSU?

    Hi tom's Hardware, I know that 450W is more than enough to sustaim my system on vanilla settings, but I was wondering how much overclock possiblity I can have on my CPU and RAM with Seasonic FOCUS PLUS 550W 80+ Gold PSU , im contemplating between 550 and 650 My system specs are as follows...
  16. S

    [SOLVED] GTX 1060, RX 580 or RX 590

    Hello, i currently have an I5-7500 CPU, 16gb 2400Mhz ram and a GTX 1050 ti, After recently getting my new I5-7500 and My new 16gb ram i decided that i also need a new GPU, Because my current PSU is very bad and my budget is very low i will upgrade it to a Corsair VS550 or CX550 PSU, so i also...
  17. P

    [SOLVED] Should i save up little bit ?

    I found two good(i think) Power supplies from EVGA. i wanna know if i should save up 10bucks from modular to semimodular. heres the links 1#https://www.alza.sk/evga-650-gq-power-supply-d4201732.htm #2https://www.alza.sk/evga-supernova-550-g3-d4634725.htm if you wonder about pc specs: MOBO...
  18. A

    Question Need some help with picking a PSU.

    Looking for a new power supply for my rig. Long story short, due to where I live, I can pretty much only order PC components from eBay. I've checked all my local stores and websites but they only sell the really shitty stuff (Chieftecs, MS Platinum, etc.) I managed to find 2 listings that seem...
  19. A

    Question RX 580 and FX-8350, 550W PSU

    So recently I bought the RX580 and my pc shuts down in games after some seconds, this wasn't happening to me with my old GPU (GT 730). I did uninstall the old drivers with DDU, and installed the latest drivers from Radeon. Also checked the temperature, and I was sure it couldn't be as the GPU is...
  20. Spirals

    Question Thoughts on the Aerocool Lux RGB 550w?

    So guys, once again I'm here to ask you guys, and give your thoughts and opinions, to the Aerocool Lux RGB 550w 80+ Bronze. It's a budget one, so.. What do you guys think? Comment below :D
  21. N

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to use RTX 2080 on 550W PSU?

    I’m about to temporarily use my 2080 on 550W PSU, I mean like very temporary like once or twice. Is it safe? What’s the minimum wattage for 2080?
  22. A

    [SOLVED] Will these new components be compatible?

    I'm wondering if my PSU is good enough to handle the extra wattage of some new components that im planning to buy. I want to buy an i7-8700 and an extra 8GB DDR4 of RAM.. i might need to upgrade the motherboard too since i'm not sure if my current motherboard is able to fit the new processor...
  23. J

    USB won't reformat

    I bought a usb, and made a bootable program with it (minitool partition wizard) but I didn't register the program before making the bootable, so I need to revert my USB and remake the bootable file. I can't get it to show up anywhere except the device manager, and I can't alter it (including...
  24. C

    External Laptop GPU

    hello, I was hoping to install an external GPU to my laptop using this...
  25. mustafa.islam1548

    Afterburner Vs Wattman

    Now i know there are loads of these types of threads but I want to know, now near the end of September 2017, with all the new AMD drivers and updates for softwares, which one is the best for RX 4xx cards? Afterburner or Wattman?
  26. N

    Battlefield 1 Sharp FPS Drops

    I have a GTX 1060 6GB, Intel Core i5 4590, 16 GBs of DDR3 RAM, and my game is loaded onto a Samsung 850 EVO SSD. I know my processor does not meet the recommend specifications for my processor. When I play I get a locked 60 FPS but I get severe FPS drops in TDM and conquest alike. When I run MSI...
  27. kep55

    How can one check memory on a Mac Pro 1,1

    On my Mac Pro, it appears the one (B-Baker) memory card isn't liked. When I first installed four 1GB RAM modules on each card, I apparently didn't seat the B board correctly so only 4GB showed. I opened the hood and reseated the B board and all 8GB showed. The next time I started the box, the...
  28. P

    Slow write speeds on RAID 5 setup

    For my RAID speed testings I put in 4 new mushkin reactor 1tb SSD's and I'm using the pegasus r4 RAID box. I added the disks into an array and synchronized them as a logical drive with a RAID 5 level setup. After a few hours when the synchronization was complete I did a test of copying 49.97GB...
  29. S

    better cpu suggestion

    hello peoples of toms hardware, i have an msi gtx 1070 and an amd fx 8350 and im pretty sure the 8350 cant handle the 1070 because games like shadow of mordor dont run at 60fps on ultra when it should. any suggestions on a new cpu i could get that will handle better? im willing to get a new...
  30. I

    Windows 10 random crashes every few hours no BSOD

    Sometimes I would be gaming or have my computer idle or just surfing the web and it will crash with no BSOD and then it would just immediately boot back up. My computer specs are: CPU: i5 4460 Motherboard: Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 3 GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 960 SSC 4GB RAM: 8GB of Avexir Core series...
  31. R

    computer build advice?

    I'm currently building my first computer and i wanted to run it past you guys first. The only part I already own is the gpu and psu and I don't really want to spend much more than what the parts already cost. Willing to get a new psu if it's really important. Mobo: GIGABYTE G1 Gaming GA-Z170MX...
  32. M

    Removing gpu heatsink

    This is an asus geforce 9600gt 512mb version. I have two questions: 1) How the hell am i going to remove the heatsink? I removed the four screws from the bottom but the heatsink is attached to the board in some other way. 2) Where that 3pin cable goes on mobo? The pc has a asustek leonite 2...
  33. J

    Motion blur on 144hz monitor?

    Hello everybody, I'm planning to buy 144hz monitor and i have question related to gaming. Why would somebody turn on motion blur in game if 144hz monitor doing opposite?
  34. E

    MSI-H81M-P33 or ASUS B85M-G R2.0 (Which one should I choose)

    Hi Friends! I am building my first gaming rig and wondering which one of the above motherboards to choose. Based on my tight budget I can do one of the followings: 1- Buy MSI-H81-P33 together with 2x4 GB of Ram 2- Buy ASUS B85M-G R2.0 with only 4GB of Ram As you know Asus motherboards are...
  35. G

    HDD bad sector

    Hi everyone I got a 2tb HDD off ebay and need help with what this means. Image below https://www.dropbox.com/s/7ivxrromsx97r9a/2TB%20HDD.png?dl=0 Thank you
  36. S

    Asus Gtx 960 (249€) vs Gigabyte R9 380 (255€)

    My gaming PC Build: CPU I5-4460 MB Asus H97M-Plus Windows 8.1 1TB HDD Nox Nx200 XFX TS Series 550W 80 PLUS BRONZE RAM 8GB DDR3 Gskill Ripjaws X CL9 1600 (2x4) So, there´s the Asus Strix Gtx 960 4GB for 249€ and then there´s Gigabyte G1 R9 380 4GB for 255€. Which GPU should I go for? My parents...
  37. S

    i5 4690k vs Xeon1231v3 (CPU intensive games)

    What's better, the Xeon 1231v3 or the i5 4690k + hyper 212 evo cooler for CPU intensive games such as arma 3 and MineCraft? Please don't start a war about minecraft, I am getting a 144hz monitor and want to record with 100ish fps with the shader mod on multiplayer. This will be my build(ignore...
  38. Nabeel Farooqui

    New PC. Motherboard temp over 100c when idle

    Hey there, I'm gonna make this quick. First build (got it built). Asus H97 plus Asus 970 4GB Intel i5 4460 Screenshots (please see all) http://i.imgur.com/3GKkGzg.png http://i.imgur.com/I0TMblS.png http://i.imgur.com/Ob35YKo.png Is this a broken sensor? (If it is then I don't want to go...
  39. D

    $200 1080p Monitor

    Hi, I'm looking to buy a 1080p monitor that will be used primarily for gaming. The monitor is needed to be no more than AU$200. Thanks.
  40. F

    Multiple BSOD problems

    Ive been having multiple blue screen errors 4 different codes to be exact Dump File : 012915-19984-01.dmp Crash Time : 1/29/2015 2:23:34 PM Bug Check String : NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM Bug Check Code : 0x00000024 Parameter 1 : 000000b5`00190637 Parameter 2 ...