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Forum discussion tagged with adapter.
  1. G

    Question Cheap or expensive bluetooth adapter for gaming?

    Should i waste $15 on bluetooth adapter, strictly for gaming, or $5 ones will do the job? I kinda feel like $15 is too much for it no?
  2. Question HDMI to DP 1.2 converter cable (adapter) not working on one monitor, working on another

    Hello, so I have this problem, I bought this HDMI to DP adapter cable (image and link below) to use with my Asus ROG PG278Q monitor (it has just a single DP input) and an older Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series laptop and it is not working, it is not recognized on the laptop when connected. The...
  3. K

    Question RTX 4090 dying already? (adapter is fine)

    Hey! So I use the bundled adapter with my 4090 and I'm scared <Mod Edit> because of the melting issue, I only use my PC for browsing the web. It worked fine for 2 days but today I turned it on and my screen was all messed up, sadly I forgot to take a pic in the panic of the moment but it looked...
  4. Question What's the safest way to use a Corsair HX1200 with an RTX 4090?

    Hi! I have a Corsair HX1200 which I'm planning to use in my new build that has an Asus RTX 4090 TUF OC. The adapter bundled with the card has 4 8 pin PCIe power connectors, they recommend using 4 dedicated cables and not use pigtails. I watched this video and from what I'm getting here he's...
  5. Fazh

    Question Does It Worth It Replacing My C-Hard drive

    I have an idea and i'm consulting you & looking forward to your opinions. *** machine components *OS = windows 7 64bit * MB = msi Z77A-G43 (ms-7758) * cpu = intel i7-3770...
  6. MachoFantastico

    Question iCue H150i Elite - LGA 1700 adapter included?

    Hello folks, Just a quick question, but does anyone know if the iCue H150i Elite Capellix CPU cooler comes with the LGA 1700 adapter included, or do you still have to purchase the adapter separately? I read that Corsair intended to include the 1700 adapter in future packages of the product but...
  7. RTX30XX2021

    Question VirtualBox WiFi Kali Linux

    Hello everyone, So I have a ALFA AWUS 1900 usb wireless adapter. I have installed a Kali Linux virtual machine in virtual box and when I run it, it has no internet connection. I believe there is no internet because I need to install necessary drivers for the adapter to work, however I can not...
  8. P

    Question Covert M.2 NVMe SSD to SATA ?

    I got a Ramsta M.2 NVMe SSD sata from someone, and the problem is, my computer doesn't have any nvme slot in the motherboard cause its an old desktop. I wonder if there is a way to convert this nvme to sata? I know that I will lose lots of bandwidth but its better than having an old HDD. If...
  9. jops

    Question HDMI to Display

    So, recently I bought myself a brand new ASUS VG248QG gaming monitor (165hz), and there's two things I am not happy about. First I noticed that I could only make it go up to 120hz, so, I did my research and found out that it was because I needed to connect it with a DPport and not HDMI, but...
  10. A

    Question PCIe Adapter to M.2 will detect and boot SATA SSDs ?

    My motherboard has 2 M.2 slots , One is x4 and x2 , the x4 can support NVME and SATA SSDs both but the x2 supports only NVME. And now im having 2 SSDs, one is WD Green 240 gb SATA SSD but M.2 Form factor and another one is Samsung 980. Now the problem is that i cannot use the WD Green on the x2...
  11. A

    Question Ethernet adapter suddenly dead. GIGABYTE Z87X-UD3H REV 1 (windows 10 pro)

    I was working on my desktop pc last night while listening to a youtube video and my system froze all of the sudden. I had to hard reset the system and upon restart my ethernet adaptor had no internet connection; when i ran the network troubleshooter the problems found were "Ethernet" doesn't...
  12. ez4tec

    [SOLVED] Powerline ping spikes when brother watches videos & streams

    This isn't an issue with powerline reliability. I don't need to know that powerlines are less than ideal - I know, I wouldn't use them if I had another choice. So, my powerline adapters work perfectly, I have 0 complaints with them generally. My network consists of 4 nodes. One for the router...
  13. M

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to use a Dual 6 Pin (female) to 8 Pin (male) power connector adapter?

    I have an old Dell T7500 workstation that is still chugging along nicely! I recently got an AMD 6700 XT graphics card to put in it - but ran into an issue: there is only one 8 pin power cable from the PSU, the other cables are 6 pin. The graphics card takes two 8 pin cables. So I ordered this...
  14. MANDRILL08

    [SOLVED] Making my computer internet wireless?

    I built my PC back in 2019 and I didn't need to worry about making it wireless as I knew I'd have access to an ethernet spot. Although I'm moving to a uni rented room in September and I won't have access to ethernet and need to make my computer wireless. I have no idea what to get or how and I...
  15. AspectSaber

    Question Can I use a NVMe SSD slot to PCIe adapter to delete everything on my ssd and clone windows?

    So I had an old pc that unfortunately just died, already posted a forum regarding it but nothing worked. So I decided since my new pc has only 256 gb NVME ssd storage, if I could use my old pc samsung 1 TB ssd as the boot drive? My current HP Pavilion only has 1 nvme slot. My old ssd has windows...
  16. M

    [SOLVED] Cooler Master 212 LGA 1700 Adapter

    Hi kind people of tomshardware :D I have recently bought a (Cooler Master 212); meanwhile other components of my PC started to die which obliged me to buy new components, But the MB (MSI B660M-A Pro ) that I ordered online has (LGA 1700) socket, I had found that an adapter exists to mount the...
  17. M

    [SOLVED] 6pin to 8pin adapter safety

    Hey guys, my question would be the following: I bought a gigabyite g1 1070 gpu,but it needs 8pin to power up. my current psu only has 6. The psu is a kolink chs 600,600w which in my opinion is a good psu,and i only heard good things about it,long term. Im curious if it would be safe enough to...
  18. [SOLVED] SATA to WLAN

    My laptop's WLAN socket is broken. (Acer aspire 5 a514-52g) It has sata and m.2 connector. I have already use m.2 connector for my nvme storage. So i only have the SATA connector available. I don't want to use usb wifi dongle. Can I use adapter to connect my wifi card to sata connector. It will...
  19. F

    [SOLVED] [Solved] New Ethernet Cable not working on Desktop PC, but works on Laptop ?

    Hello Everyone I got a real tricky issue with my Desktop PC. Recently I got a new Ethernet cable(15m) for my Desktop PC which my PC didn't recognize, here is the details of the connection: 15m cable to the Wall --> connects to a wall Ethernet inline adapter --> then another 15m cable runs to...
  20. Z

    [SOLVED] Hdmi to Display port adapter for Ps5 sorta not working. Is there an adapter that will work?

    I have this display, the hdmi port doesn't support 4k, but the dp does. I got this adater adapter but my monitor doesn't detect the Ps5. Is there an adapter that will work with it that anyone knows of? Update I plugged in the adapter, the monitor said no signal still. But I took a screen shot...
  21. D

    Question Is sata to molex safe?

    Hi, i was wondering if i can power a 92mm fan and the rgb on the frontpanel on my case from a sata to molex splitter. Im selling this pc so i need to know if this is 100% safe. Idk how to add pictures but it is a goobay sata to molex splitter and a delta 350w psu. The psu has no molex cables so...
  22. L

    Question Stuck on Bios screen after adding a secondary HDD (with ide to sata adapter)

    I recently upgraded my computer to a motherboard that only has sata (gigabyte b550 gaming x v2). I used an ide to sata adapter (https://www.newegg.com/riitop-35ide2sata-mndl-ide-to-sata/p/35G-0009-00054?Item=9SIA6V89YW2632) to connect a hard drive that I've been using for storage on my previous...
  23. B

    [SOLVED] ASUS Tuf Gaming B550M-Plus intel bluetooth AWFUL... fix? Or workaround?

    My ASUS B550M has been a pain to configure but I've got it running pretty well after a few days. Ryzen 7-5800x working well, Radeon 5600 xt working well, everything else doing great EXCEPT the built in bluetooth adapter is god awful... like drops my games FPS to 5! Disabling it and putting in...
  24. M

    Question Arctis 1 Wireless - Crackling sounds & randomly disconnects.

    I have asked a few places, and I haven't been able to get a good fix. I thank you in advance if you're able to help. After the initial setup, I used the headset for a few minutes before it would start disconnecting and reconnecting, along with these horrible crackling sounds that would appear...
  25. levxd

    [SOLVED] Connection Dropping randomly

    Hey there, Not sure where to start with this because Wifi problems are something I don't have often really. I just moved into a new house with my parents in August, For the first few months the connection was perfect, but since the start of December, my connection has been dropping randomly, it...
  26. K

    Question Intel Ethernet Connection (14) I219-V This device cannot start. (Code 10)

    Greetings, today after booting up my month year old setup, I couldn't connect to the internet via lan connection. I tried everything- changing bios settings, deleting drivers, rebooting, reinstalling, but the network controller in the title simply won't start. The light on the lan port is not...
  27. cutter

    [SOLVED] Getting an I/O device error with IDE to USB adapter on old Hard Drive

    I am trying to recover files from an old WD Caviar 26400 hard drive using a SATA/IDE to USB adapter. It connects just fine - I see the HD appear in my file manager with a 'E:' designation. I can also see the files in the device, but when I try to access them or copy them I get the I/O error...
  28. Xtal_

    [SOLVED] Netowork adapter disconnecting frequently

    So I've been having a reocurring issue with my adpater spontaneously dropping out quite frequently- some days more frequently than others. I've tried everything online that proposes a fix; changed my adapter (multiple times), changed my router, tried updating/reinstalling/rolling back driver...
  29. Vermilion572

    [SOLVED] Standard power supply in HP Z220

    I want to upgrade the power supply in my HP Z220. However the motherboard uses a proprietary 18 pin connector instead of a 24 pin connector. I can plug a 24 pin connector into the 18 pin, the connector clicks into place and there are 6 pins off to the side. However I wanted to know if this...
  30. K

    Question LG 27GL83A-B 27 european power cable?

    Hello i moved from uk to europe and i searching for european power cable for this monitor LG 27GL83A-B 27 is it possible to find it because i don't want to use UK --> EU adapter.
  31. Question Question about a XBOX HD

    I have a XBOX 360 S HD (250GB) that I bought cheaply from a friend not a while ago. More specifically, it is the model X854830-001. What I want to know is: Can I use a SATA to USB adapter to use it as an external HD? What is the purpose of this 4-pinned port? (marked in the red square)...
  32. VenB

    [SOLVED] How to utilize SATA HDD using external power supply ?

    My power supply can't handle 2 Drives ( I learned that the hard way, and by hard way I didn't look at the specifications T_T) anyway, my HDD is 500gb and 3.5" I want to use an external power supply to power up the hard drive instead, but I also want to connect it through SATA. I lack knowledge...
  33. 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...
  34. A

    [SOLVED] 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...
  35. ryler22

    [SOLVED] 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?
  36. 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...
  37. T

    [SOLVED] 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...
  38. [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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...