Forum discussion tagged with adapter.
  1. slowqueen

    Question Ethernet device not showing up in Device Manager, attempt to install driver fails ?

    In the process of building a machine, finally got it mostly working, but now I can't get the ethernet to work! When I plug a cable in, it gets all blinky like it's working, but no ethernet connection shows up in Network Adapters or Device Manager, even with hidden devices shown. In the BIOS...
  2. A

    Question Is there a way to connect HDD without having Power cable ?

    Hello, i had a pre built pc with Components that are not bad so i wanted to build a pc for a colleague using those components. As i've got done with everything except storage, i noticed that the power supply didn't have a single power cable except the CUSTOM power cable for the motherboard and...
  3. ryler22

    Question VGA to HDMI vs DVI to HDMI adapter

    Would a DVI cable connected to a DVI to HDMI adapter give you better picture quality than a VGA cable connected to a VGA to HDMI adapter? or would the quality nearly be the same?
  4. S

    [SOLVED] Does anyone know what cable this is?

    It is basically a 3 pin argb cable to a 4 pin pwm fan power cable but I can't find it when I search for it. I am trying to connect an rgb fan which only has a 4 pin male and female power cable to a 3 pin rgb case cable to use my case's built in controller. Thanks View...
  5. T

    Question Integrated Graphics with USB to Display adapter

    Hello, I was was wondering if having integrated graphics is needed to run a monitor from a USB adapter in a system that has a dedicated GPU. I have a 1660 TI with 3 display outputs, and 3 monitors connected. I want to use a 4th with a USB to HDMI adapter, however, I also have a i5 9400F CPU. I...
  6. [SOLVED] New m.2 NVME SSD slower than adversited.

    I bought a new ssd crucial p2 500GB to upgrade by old PC a bit. My motherboard gigabyte ga-z97p-d3 doesn't support m.2 so I had to get an adapter card. Bought some cheap chinese <Mod Edit> adapter to be able to plug in the ssd. Everything works fine except my drive is quite a bit slower than...
  7. thereisnospoon4u

    Question 6pin to 8 pin adapter

    Hey i just bought the xfr rx 6600xt it needs an 8 pin connector from the powersupply, however i only have a 6 pin from the psu. would i be okay with an 6 pin to 8 pin adapter? The psu is rated for 1100 watts with 90% efficiency so i should be okay on that front. Link to the card...
  8. J

    [SOLVED] HDMI port to VGA Monitor

    Hello guys, i am currently having some problem on my display like sometimes black screen or reconnecting but my monitor is turned-on, so i think there might be a problem with the HDMI to VGA converter i am currently using and i am planning to change it. As i just found out that there is...
  9. [SOLVED] What RGB Cable does the PSX 850GFM use?

    Hi guys, I've bought myself a PSX 850GFM from microcenter clearance stock a couple of weeks ago. Its new and works great, though, the rgb and the power connector were missing. I've googled around to see if id be able to get myself the rgb cable for this unit but the closest i've found are the...
  10. D

    Question GPU no longer putting out an HDMI signal? DVI still works.

    The HDMI port on the back of my GeForce GTX 1070 appears to have died overnight. I woke up this morning to 'No Signal' on my TV. I reseated the GPU, did a clean uninstall and reinstall of my graphics drivers, swapped out in two alternate HDMI cables, and dug up an old monitor to test on. No...
  11. E-Berry

    Question Link DVI-D Dual Link to HDMI 1.4 or DisplayPort (1080p@144hz) ?

    Hey, I just bought a triple screen setup with each screen having 1080p and a refresh rate of 144hz, they support both HDMI (1.4) and DisplayPort. My graphic card is a GTX 1070 and has four outputs, one HDMI, one DisplayPort, and two DVI-D Dual Link. So I don't have any problems with the first...
  12. M

    [SOLVED] PC makes a constant weird noise after a few minutes connected to internet via USB

    As mentioned in the title, my PCs just few months old, everything was working fine until today.. I normally powered it on, went to the bathroom, and then i heard this loud constant buzzing sound.. Display was turning off and on like it was losing signal. I panicked and powered PC off with PSU...
  13. L

    [SOLVED] Can Female to Female extend hdmi 2.1

    Finding any hdmi 2.1 longer than 10feet is really expensive so i was wondering if i get a female to female adapter and connect two 10ft hdmi 2.1, will it lose the quality? does the female to female adapter need to have some specific technology to carry on the 4k 120hz?
  14. giorno 1677543

    Question Please Help!

    Yesterday, I bought hdmi to dvi-d (24+1) pin but it didn't work it only says check signal cable. I was trying to connect it from laptop to monitor. Can someone help me fix this? is it because of the compatibility? laptop resolution: 1920x1080 monitor: 1366 x 768 .
  15. K

    Question Can I use an Android smartphone as my primary display over HDMI?

    I currently don't have access to my monitor or TV. I would like to know if I can run a HDMI signal into my phone. Can I connect a HDMI cable to my GPU, then connect the other end to a usb capture card, then a micro-usb adapter which connects to my smartphone, then using an app like usb camera...
  16. H

    Question Need help with finding an Ultra-ATA/100 2.5" adapter for FUJITSU MHT2030AT.

    I want to recover files from my old dead laptop but the hard drive has Ultra-ATA/100 2.5" disk interface and doesn't work with my current pc. What kind of adapter should i buy? Picture of pins; View:
  17. ASaltyBunion

    [SOLVED] Horizontal lines only on monitors connected via displayport

    So for the past couple of months now I've been getting sporadic black horizontal lines and sometimes just no image on two of my monitors. They are both connected with displayport to vga cables, and my other is connected with just hdmi. At first I thought it was just an adapter issue, and so I...
  18. D

    Question Asus wifi adapter nor working or showing up on new PC. Not appearing in device manager or settings.

    Hello, my friend built his first PC with a fresh windows install. That all went great. He also got a ASUS Wireless-N150 USB-N10 Nano Wifi Adapter with it. We installed the Motherboard drivers, audio, ethernet, chipsets, etc. Then we installed the corresponding wifi asus adapter drivers...
  19. Y

    Question External 2.5" hdd not working on PC

    Hi everyone I'm trying to connect my old 2.5" hdd to my computer with a sata usb adapter, but it won't work. When I use the exact same cable,adapter and hdd on a laptop, everything works perfectly. One of my laptops is a 14 year old lenovo thinkpad and the other one is a very cheap crappy...
  20. C

    [SOLVED] Installed PCIE Network Adapter

    Hello, So I recently just installed a new PCIE Network adapter, after turning on my pc, it restarts a total of three times and it boots up completely like normal. Is there anything i should be concerned? Or is this normal? Thanks
  21. D

    Question Bluetooth won't work ?

    Hey guys. In short, I want to connect my air pods to my pc, however the Bluetooth option is not showing up. I am using a tp-link Archer TX50E adapter for Bluetooth. Upon checking the device manager, the "Generic Bluetooth Adapter" driver does not work. Under "Generic Bluetooth Adapter >...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] What is the best PCI-E x1 riser cable extender adapter I can buy for a 3rd RTX 3090 that is compatible for my Z390 Godlike motherboard?

    Hello all, I own a Z390 Godlike Motherboard and this is my set up (ZOOM IN): View: I currently have 2 RTX 3090s in the PCI-E lanes 2 + 4 I want to buy a PCI-E x 1 GPU Riser Cable Extender Adapter to put a 3rd RTX 3090 into my PC Something like this...
  23. xFengiri

    [SOLVED] Download/Upload Speed Suddenly Super Slow

    Hi everyone, Just a few days ago, my laptop was working just fine but then all of a sudden is having extremely slow download/upload speeds. The thing is, this is the only device in my household that is having the issue. All the other devices go up to 125mbps which is the typical speed I usually...
  24. [SOLVED] Graphics card not being powered when using 24pin to 6pin adapter (among other issues)

    My power adapter (24 pin to 6 pin) does not want to work properly with my prebuilt HP computer (Compaq 6300 I believe). With that extra 6 pin cable that comes from the adapter the PSU starts straight away without me even pressing the start button on the computer. Then if I press the start...
  25. S

    [SOLVED] How can I connect the rgb from my case fan to my PC? (the 4-pin connectors don't fit)

    So i bought a different case fan so that it had rgb and i dont understand how to connect the rgb cord to the pc.. I have an HP Omen 30l gt13-0014 and i do not have any rgb headers although i do have a cord coming from my lighting control module that says rgb round fan on it that is also 4 pin i...
  26. [SOLVED] How could I get my PS2 to USB adapter working?

    So I recently acquired a PS2 to USB adapter for my old PS2 controller, a popular one used in all tutorials, the one shown at the bottom of the post. Being a plug-and-play device, it did get set up in the 'Devices and Printers' section, and I did download the x360ce Controller Emulator, the...
  27. VaultZ

    [SOLVED] New psu or pcie 6 to 2x (6+2) pin

    So i have a saga+ 450p and my friend is letting me borrow his gpu witch needs a 14pin or 6+6+2 but i only have a 6pin my psu uses 450w and 500w max and the gpu needs at least 275w would it work if i get a 6pin to 2x (6+2) pin or would i need a new psu.
  28. LetterC67

    [SOLVED] Type-C to VGA adapter driver error

    Hi, Recently I bought a Type-C to VGA adapter to connect my laptop (MSI Modern 14, 10th) to an external display. When I connect my laptop to the monitor, I get an error "USB device not recognized" and then device manager show "Unknown USB Device" (Port Reset Failed)". I cannot manually find...
  29. random.monkey12

    [SOLVED] One monitor appears dull when using usb to hdmi adapter?

    Hello, I recently bought two monitors for my laptop, with these I also bought a usb to hdmi adapter. It appears that the monitor using the splitter appears much duller than the one not using the adapter, I am wondering if this is a problem with the splitter, or if it is something I can fix. I am...
  30. O

    Question Laptop won't turn on (Asus s410ua)

    I'm using my laptop for more than 2 years now. My laptop came with 128GB ssd and 1TB HDD. 128GB ssd was too low for me , so recently decide to change it to 500GB SSD. 1st attched photo was my Previous SSD and 2nd one is the new one. After removing the old and intslled my new SSD, I went back to...
  31. H

    [SOLVED] Is there an adapter available that will double the m.2 NVMe sockets on my motherboard?

    My desktop mobo has 1 NVMe socket, but I have 2 SSDs; one internal, the other I use externally (usb 3). I'd love to have them both mounted internally, so, is there some kind of adapter available? Like a splitter, I guess? Cheers dudes.
  32. A

    Question Does a HDMI to VGA adapter limit the native resolution of a monitor?

    I have a 1680x1050 VGA monitor however my pc doesn't have any VGA so i got a HDMI to VGA adapter and plugged it in. Firstly the monitor wouldn't display in it's native resolution and a "out of range" error message popped up. Then the monitor changed it's resolution to a smaller one. What should...
  33. R

    [SOLVED] 3 pin argb onto 4 pin port adapter

    I have a mobo with 2 4-pin argb headers and 4 3-pin argb fans. Is there an adapter or hub that can convert it other than the deepcool one since that one can only convert 1 fan so it doesnt make sense to buy.
  34. H

    [SOLVED] Should I buy a Pci-e network card or an usb adapter

    I have an old motherboard that has a lan speed of only 100mbps. I want to buy a gigabit network card or an usb adapter. The thing is that my RX 580 takes much space from the lower part of the mobo and it reaches the pci e slot for the network card. You can see here what I am talking about: Video...
  35. G

    [SOLVED] Any fast/reliable SATA SSD USB Adapter Recommendations?

    I'm looking for a SATA to USB 3.1 Gen 1 (minimum) adapter or enclosure that supports UASP as well. I'll mainly be using this for an external SSD for my Xbox Series X probably so the faster the better. I've been browsing a bunch of enclosures on Amazon but I really don't know which ones to go...
  36. P

    [SOLVED] Fan hubs - 3 pin & 4 pin

    Hello all, Maybe someone could help me understand this better as Google is no help. I am building a pc from scratch and everything was going smooth until I started adding the fans. My problem is - I have a fan hub with 10 5-pin sockets which i have connected all of my fans to. ✔ The hub is...
  37. M

    Question Headphones have bad quality sound if i activate my headphone mic?

    I have the JBL Tune500 Bluetooth headphones. When I have the mic on with the headset on, the sound is distorted and very bad. you always hear a crack in your ear. But when I turn off the mic, the sound quality is perfect and there is no cracking any more. But I need the microphone e.g. for...
  38. V

    [SOLVED] Which adapter should I go for ?

    Hello there. I have got Lenovo Thinkpad E14 for business which has i7-10510u. My laptop doesn't have a GPU so I am using it with iGPU. There is HP ZR24W monitor at my office. But my laptop does only have HDMI output whilst the monitor doesn't have one. What would be the best adapter I can get...
  39. ddzeus

    [SOLVED] Pc won't turn on after moving to the UK

    Short Story: - Basically I had my PC in Portugal (Europe) for over 3 months and it was working perfectly. Paid a company to move my Computer to the UK since I was going to live there. Brought my Graphics card (separated) on the plane to protect it from anything. (felt more safe) The computer...
  40. AaronBerry

    [SOLVED] Wifi network adapter stopped working

    The wi-fi adapter on my mother's laptop, just stopped working. I got a message that the drivers were out of date, so I had to get on my laptop to download the drivers. I copied the download to a SD card, and then transferred the card to her laptop. I then ran setup and installed the updated...