Forum discussion tagged with 6pin.
  1. raptor2012rom

    [SOLVED] Can you overclock over 6-pin GPU max power output ?

    Well. I recently blew my PSU (zalman zm500-lx) by overclocking my GPU (ASUS R7 260x OC) in radeon settings for a specific game to gain some extra lows fps. And I wonder if the slight overclock (from 1075mhz core to 1140mhz & 1250mhz to 1480mhz vram) without raising voltage or tweaking power...
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    [SOLVED] 6+2 pin to 6pin not working.

    Hi! I bought an EVGA 600W that has a 6+2 pin and my graphics card only accepts 6pin. I plugged in the 6pins without the 2 and it boots up with no display. How can I fix this? My graphics card is the Nvidia Quadro 4000 Any help is appreciated!
  3. damu192

    [SOLVED] Low fps on new gpu

    i bought rx 5500xt with i310th gen and gigabyte h410m motherboard. I'm only getting 20-25fps on even old games like hitman absolution Is this caused by gpu defect or any other reason. it was build by a local retailer and im currently using a old monitor with vga port and is plugged into the...
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    [SOLVED] Can I use a 6-pin and a separate 8-pin connector for my 2070 Super?

    I just purchased the 2070 super and noticed it requires a 14-pin PCIe connector. My previous GPU only needed a 6-pin. I have an 8-pin connector that came with the PSU. Can I just plug in the 8-pin connector and use both cables to power the new GPU, or do I need to buy a PCIe connector cable...
  5. R

    [SOLVED] Where do I plug in the PCIE Cable?

    Where do I plug in the PCIE Cable? View: https://m.imgur.com/a/g6uBXWA I am abojt to buy a MSI AERO ITX GTX 1650 Super which has a 6pin connector. My cable is a 6+2 on both sides and I am not sure if I should plug in 6pin into the PSU or 8pin and where exactly. Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Dual 6 pin to 8 pin vs single 6 pin to 8 pin connector

    So my friend bought msi rx 580 8gb he got dell xps 630 psu which is 760w with 732w max on 12v rail but the problem is it only have two 6pin pcie power so he was using single 6 pin to 8 pin connector but on heavy gaming titles (metro exudus, ac oddessey) his pc restart randomly so i recommend...
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    [SOLVED] Dell Optiplex Power supply

    PC specs Dell OptiPlex 7070 i7 9700 (65 watt) 8GB RAM 1TB hdd DVD r/w I've bought new Dell Optiplex 7070 tower, for home use, and I also order (not arrived yet) the gtx 1650 low profile that consumes 75watt. the reason why I got the graphics card is just to make my pc animation smoother as...
  8. SocJusWonder

    [SOLVED] Where am I supposed to buy a 6pin to 6pin PCI-E cable?

    I recently picked up a RX 580 graphics card, It has an 8 pin connector and a 6 pin connector, from what I understand the 6 pin is technically optional unless you plan to overclock, but I'd like to get the 6 pin filled if I can. But I'm running into a problem. My PSU (a Corsair CX 550m) Has...
  9. J

    [SOLVED] Psu with 8 pin adapter wont post

    So i recently bought a rx590 wich requires both a 6pin and an 8pin conector My psu is 530 watt with 2x (2sata after one molex 4pin) So i tried to make it work with one sata to 6pin and one molex to 8 pin adapter and it wont post with neither of them plugged in
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    Question What happens if I use a 6 pin connector on a GPU that needs 8 pins?

    My graphics card Gigabyte Radeon RX 580 Aorus I also have an 800 watt power supply. I’ve seen multiple threads about this but since everyone has different power supplies, I have to ask myself since the 6 pin to 8 pin adapter is coming on Wednesday.
  11. Akos706

    Question Is this 6pin to 8pin adapter working?

    Im buying a new graphic card and its needed 8pin power connect but in my power supply there is just 6 pin connect. I have an adapter but im not sure that is working for this. Can you check it? I made some pictures...
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    Thinking of CPU upgrade.

    Can a third generation board like the Intel (DH61SA) support a 4th gen CPU ??
  13. O

    Two Graphics cards in pc

    I recently purchased a new graphics card for my pc (rx 580), before this I used a different graphics card to output HDMI into my TV (hd 6850) no problem but now every time i try to connect my computer to my tv with my new card it has its corners cut out and games look awful. I've spent the past...
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    Question on Netgear Orbi RBK50

    I currently have an Archer c7 and then a netgear wireless extender connected over powerline adapters in another room about 25 ft away. When I speed test with my phone right next to the router I get about 65 down and 59 up. When I start walking towards the extender (say 1/2 way) I get about 5...
  15. R

    Locking audio devices?

    I dunno if this is the right forum, but is there a way to lock specific audio devices on other users. I dont want anyone to use my headset, except for myself and i hope theres a way to lock it. thanks
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    144hz R9 280x

    Okay, so to prefice, I know people will say my GPU isn't equipped for a 144hz monitor, but I'm mainly only going to use it for CSGO and other easy games. But anyways, what would be my best bet to try and get 144hz for it? There are two mini display port ports, a dual-link dvi-i and a hdmi port...
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    GTX 960 on dual 18A rails

    Hello I recently got rid of my GTX750ti and now have enough money to buy either a brand new GTX1050 or a used GTX960 4GB, now they both cost the same, the 1050 however has just 2GB of VRAM. I would like to know if the PSU that I have (Seasonic 430W ECO, 18A dual 12V rails, one 8 PIN connector)...
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    PC won't turn on with GPU installed.

    My build has been working fine for months, but it stopped working and nothing happens when I try to turn it on. I already tried replacing the PSU and it made no difference. Now, I find that it boots and runs fine, but only if I unplug the GPU from the PSU. The GPU is only a few months old, so...
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    Computer Shuts off randomly.

    I have a problem with my computer tripping and turning off. This happens when I play Dark Souls III and no other programs Specs: Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium MSI 970A-G46 Motherboard AMD Zambezi Quad-Core F3-12800CL9S-4GBSR Processor 4 x 4gb F3-12800CL9S-4GBSR Gskill Sniper series RAM GeForce...
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    New Pc just build not connecting monitor, and cpu fan not spinning.

    GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Video Card CPU:Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor MotherBoard: MSI H110M Gaming Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard PNY CS1311 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400...
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    PSU to CPU power?

    So I'm building my first PC right now, and I'm really confused and annoyed because none of the cables seem to be the right cables. My biggest problem right now is the CPU Power cable. I have a Z170-A Pro MB and an EVGA Supernova 650 G2 PSU. The cables that I have that came with the PSU for...
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    i3 6100 R9 270x VS i5 2500k GTX 1050 Ti

    Hello guys , I'm going to buy a new PC.I'm only a school student so my budget is very very tight.So,I can get new i3 6100 with used r9 270x or used i5 2500k with new gtx 1050 ti. I've never bought used parts before so I'm really worried that it might be a broken item. I can not buy a totally new...
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    PC Gaming cost

    How much did you guys initially spend on your gaming pc? How often do you upgrade components? Thanks!!
  24. 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...
  25. Horrgakx

    MSI X99S SLI Plus 3 beeps on startup

    Hi all - my MSI X99S SLI Plus beeps 3 times when I switch the computer on, no other messages are displayed and there are no clues either in the BIOS screen or Win10 (which boots normally). I have tried running Memtest (from memtest.org) which is a bootable CD, the full memory scan ran for...
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    Can i fully reset bios?

    Hey there is there a way I can fully reset my bios? I made some profiles while trying to overclock and now I have ones that don't work on there. I'd like to fully reset and simply have the OC that works great. I have a sabertooth 990 FX. Let me know!
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    Overclocking Questions for i5 2500k

    After hitting a CPU bottleneck last week, I've decided to ramp up my CPU speeds just a tad to see if I can fix that. I'm currently running stock cooling on my CPU and have ordered a Hyper 212 EVO and some MX-4 to help cool down my 2500k while I try and overclock it. I've also done some research...
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    New HDD Woes

    I have a Dell X5450 desktop with an AMD quad core processor running Windows 7 professional 64bit. My new HDD unit is a Western Digital WD Blue 1TB Sata drive and all of my cables are in order and appear to be functioning. I'm planning on installing it as a back up drive, transfering my data on...
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    Is this Motherboard good?

    I want to use Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 (http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4966#ov) motherboard for my build. Things im gonna use in my build: CPU: Intel I7-4790K GPU: Asus GTX760 If you can suggest a better motherboard, please do it. :)
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    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...
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    picking power supply

    i will buy a new gpu and now i need 500w psu, ive been told that i need to find some recommended (brands) so i found these , can you set these from best to worst COOLERMASTER B500 500W, ATX v2.3 CHIEFTEC 500W, Smart Series GPS-500A8 and i found these two...
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    Do I need to remove the Mobo from the case to install a Noctua NH-U12S.

    The case in question is a RAIDMAX Seiran ATX-902WB. This is will be my first CPU cooler swap and I'm a little squirrely with the idea as I don't want to screw anything up.
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    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...