Forum discussion tagged with 8pin.
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    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...
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    Question 2x molex to 8pin RX 580

    Hi, i recently bought RX 580 MSI Armor, but it requires 8pin while my psu has 6pin only (1x).So my question is will 2x Molex to 8pin work till i buy PSU?.The thing is while testing the RX 580 on heaven benchmark, watts went to 120w max (Msi afterburner) so i thought this 8pin will be enough to...
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    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...
  4. 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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    Question PSU 8pin (6+2) works with RTX 2060 8 PIN?

    Hey, I have a Chieftec eco GPE 600-s, it has two PCI 8PIN(6+2) connectors. Would it fit in a RTX 2060 which needs 8 pins? Sorry for this stupid, repeated question, but I want to make sure that it will work or not. I know that my PSU is really bad, I will get a new one in 2-3 months. Thanks...
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    Different ram models?

    So I'm looking for new ram for my (recently bought) pc, as the 4gb it came with just isn't enough nowadays. Now, I want to add another bank (it's DDR3), but I noticed that there's a bit of a difference in model numbers. I want 4gb extra, but there's models 10600 and 12800u or something like...
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    Formatted Hd's now it doesnt seem quite right?

    Today I formatted my HD and SSD because it had been a couple years since i first set this computer up and it was starting to feel a bit bogged down. So I formatted my HD through the disk manager in windows and i assume all went well. I then formated the SSD with the windows disk and installed...
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    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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    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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    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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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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    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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    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...
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    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...
  17. 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?
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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...