Forum discussion tagged with 8pin.
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    Question power supply question for trio gaming z (radeon rx 6800)

    Hi there. I just got the above graphics card, and I'm having an issue with how to supply it with power. It has a 24-pin power supply, so that means 3 x 8-pin PCIe cable. Just not sure how to connect this to the PSU. Does this need to be connected to the PCIe 6-pin connection in the PSU? If so...
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    Question 8 pin PCIe doesn't fit PSU or GPU?

    Hello, please go easy on me as I haven't been into PCs or hardware for 10 years and I'm slowly learning everything from the beginning all over again. I've scoured the forums but can't figure this out. I have a new GPU that I'd like to connect and I've bought an 8 pin PCIe cable to do this, I...
  3. qqrakka

    Question Safe to use singular 8pin to dual 6+2pin on a 8+6 pin card?

    Hi everyone, I'm a bit confused on how to proceed with this, I bought a Nitro+ RX 590 from my friend that I'd like to install into my system to replace the RX 560D I've been using for the past 5 years, but I am worried about the power requirements: The card has a maximum power consumption of...
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    Question PCI-E Cable ´wont fit into my PSU

    This may be a stupid question so I apologize in advance. I recently got a new GPU that requires a 6pin conector. I have a Modular PSU Corsair CX600M and I lost the PCI-E cable for it, so I borrowed one from my friend and it doesnt fit.. do I need a original corsair cable and if so where can I...
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    Question 4090 Power Supply/Cable Question

    Hey guys, Sorry to ask this but I couldn't find an exact answer. I have a hx1000i power supply. I'm installing a 4090 fe in my i9 12gen system. The power supply comes with (3) 8 pin dual cables (2) 6+2 per. I also have a few extra 8 pin cables from my old hx1000. Can I use the the other cables...
  6. toshei

    [SOLVED] 4+4 pin in z790 maximus hero

    Hi So this is my first time build again after 7 years i just have a 1200 thor psu 4+4(8) 4pin seperate and have a z790 maximus hero but only 4 pin can fit from the motherboard what should i do?
  7. gpuzgpuz

    [SOLVED] 2x 3070 ti W/ Evga 850 BQ?

    Howdy, So, I recently upgraded to 2x 3070 ti as found some good individual deals. My issue is both 3070 ti require 2x 8pins each - is it possible to power both of these cards (4x dedicated 8pin cables) from this power supply? As far as I can tell there is only a max of 3x 8pin power connectors...
  8. 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...
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    [SOLVED] 3 x 8-pin on Corsair RM850x & RTX 3090 ?

    Hi there, I currently have a Corsair RM850x 80 PLUS Gold PSU and a RTX 2080 Super which are connected by 2 x 8-pin cables (both of which have an additional loose 8pin connection on the cable). I'm looking to upgrade to an RTX 3090 (most likely the ASUS ROG Strix or MSI Suprim), but most of...
  10. Thoomin

    [SOLVED] How to remove the male terminal connector on an 8pin PCI extension cable ?

    So I am trying to sleeve an 8 pin extension cable I got from amazon, but I do not have the tools to do so. I have searched everywhere on the internet, watched videos, and went through websites, but I have not seen a thing. Keep in mind, I am trying to open up the MALE connector, not the female...
  11. orodruin

    [SOLVED] AMD Ryzen 5900X CPU Power --- Connect 8 pin or 8+4 pin use ?

    Hello to everyone. I'm using an Asus X570 Crosshair VIII motherboard with a Ryzen 9 5900X processor. My power supply is Corsair RM850X. My question is; My motherboard has 8 + 4 CPU power inputs. Would I have a problem if I don't plug in the +4 Pin power jack? I don't want to deal with cable...
  12. 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...
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    Question only 1 8 pin connector

    Hello, I'm currently building my pc. I have a Thermaltake toughpower 750 watt. I only have 1 8 pin connector for the motherboard but I also need an 8 pin connector for my GPU and the the 8 pin connector for the motherboard is also too short to reach even the shortest way. I have the Asus Rog...
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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...
  15. sadgpunoise

    [SOLVED] i made a terrible mistake

    Hello everyone, An hour ago I bought a gtx 1660 from new egg with all my paypal savings but now I realized that it has a 8- pin connector and my psu only has a 6 - pin connector. I've never used the pin cable because my 1050ti doesn't need one. But now I don't know what to do because apparently...
  16. 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...
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    [SOLVED] do i have to buy 8pin graphics card power connector cable?

    hi does either corsair cs650m or gigabyte raedon rx 5600 xt come with 8pin power connector cable or do i need to buy it seperately? if so then which is best company for such power cords?
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    [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!
  19. 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...
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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...
  23. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  36. 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...