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  1. D

    Question The brand new PSU doesn't work, but the old one does. Why?

    Hello everyone! I bought a new PSU (because I have a more powerful video card that needs more watts) and my computer won't start at all. I'm at the point where only the power sw cable, CPU cable and motherboard cable are plugged in, nothing else. When I turn on the main power switch of the...
  2. mossi

    Question Which of these three 80+ Gold 850w PSUs do you recommend ?

    Which of these three 80+ Gold 850w PSUs do you recommend ? MSI MPG A850G PCIe5 Corsair RM850x (2021) Be Quiet! Pure Power 12 M 850W ATX30 BN344 They're all at the same price pretty much. i'm interested if people know about: Noise levels at mid loads Any shutdowns? and with which GPU? Any...
  3. Mr Helix


    Hello! i am planning to buy a new PSU (PURE POWER 12 M 750W) My current is DN500 and i'm switching my 1060 with the MSI 3070 OC and i have a question, i've looked into the PSU and it looks good and well, BUT the thing is, it has one PCIE 5.0 and just one simple PCI-E, Is 5.0 PCIE for 40 series...
  4. Mr Helix

    Question Psu confusion?

    Hello! i am planning to buy a new PSU (PURE POWER 12 M 750W) My current is DN500 and im switching my 1060 with the MSI 3070 OC and i have a question, ive looked into the psu and it looks good and well, but it has one PCIE 5.0 and one PCI E, Is 5.0 PCIE for 40 series? cause it says 600 watt...
  5. N

    Question System Power 9 600w Enough for my Needs?

    Hello Guys this is my first Post so I’m sorry If I make any errors while Posting. Following Specs: Ryzen 5 3600 (no OC) Asus ROG B550-F Gaming 16GB Ddr4 3200mhz RGB Crucial Ballistix NZXT Z63 AIO 2RGB Case Fans and 2 Radiator Fans. 1 m.2 NVmE SSD (planing to get a 2tb data ssd soon) My gf...
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    Question Be Quiet Pure Rock 2 forgets to cool

    Hey everyone, hope you're doing well! I ordered a new CPU cooler for my I7-8700K, the new CPU cooler being the Be Quiet Pure Rock 2. I installed it with a friend, he works at a PC repair shop so does this stuff for a living. I am no stranger to building pc's as well, so we were pretty confident...
  7. K

    Build Advice Seasonic PRIME 1300W Gold vs be quiet! Straight Power 11 1200W platinum

    Okay I can't really decide at what psu I wanna get for a few reasons I want higher rated psu I want a brand that hasn't failed me(be quiet) or is reliable(seasonic) I want it cheap :D anyway these psus are actually the same prices in my country but I can't decide which one to get for the above...
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    Question Power supply cable guide

    I’m completely stumped with my new power supply, it’s the be quiet dark power 12 850w titanium and I can’t figure out the power cables. I’m guessing the mother board is the 20+8 pin that goes to a 24 as that’s the same as old power supply. However I can’t figure out the cpu, on my old power...
  9. acaiberii

    Question Pure Base 500DX - Top of front cover popping open during installation.

    Hi, all. I've just installed a few components in my (be quiet!) Pure Base 500DX. I've also finished installing the rest of the case to prevent dust from collecting while I get money to buy the rest of the parts. However, I have an issue when installing the front cover (the panel that goes over...
  10. More_Than_Hater

    Question Straight Power 11 850w vs RM850

    Hello guys. Please, help me to decide, which PSU is better to buy Be Quiet! Straight Power 11 850W (BN284) Corsair RM850 850W (CP-9020235-EU) Corsair one is 10$ cheaper now and i'm curios which to choose. Be Quite seems much older design than Corsair one, though it's not always good to go for...
  11. A

    [SOLVED] Fan, Pump and Motherboard Question Combo!

    Hi guys, I am about to be installing my first ever AIO, so naturally, I have a lot of questions. I have looked up a lot and found answers so I know how I am going to mount it etc. The AIO will be the Silent Loop 2 240mm by be quiet!. I currently have this (...
  12. J

    [SOLVED] PC Update new Power Supply?

    Hey guys, i update my system with a new case, better cpu(5 1600 -> 5600x), mainboard and ram. Everything else stays the same. My Power supply is the be quiet! Pure Power 10 500W 80PLUS SILVER and it is 3,5 Years old. It has enough power for my system i guess but my question is, should i change...
  13. Soprommat

    [SOLVED] Using be quiet! two Rail PSU with two different GPU with different power.

    Hi folks. I have be quiet Straight Power Gold 750W PSU. My PSU has two rails and three PCIe connectors. PCIe1 and PCIe3 are single rail connectors for rails 12V3 and 12V4 respectively. Also my PSu has PCIe2 connector which is connected to both rails...
  14. M

    [SOLVED] Neither CPU fan nor System fan spin

    I bought a frankenstien machine and thought Id try to make it work. Neither fan will spin* and I cant proceed to Windows because I get the "fan not operating" error. HP Pavillion with Berks motherboard i7 9700 95w (I discovered this motherboard only supports up to 65w CPU, but I hope...
  15. Platinum_Gamer

    [SOLVED] How best to fix scratched side-panel on my Be Quiet 802 ?

    My side panel had finger marks and I cleaned it with screen cleaner and a microfibre which normally does the trick for most things but surprisingly, it scratched the panel. View: Was wondering if I can fix it by using a clean microfibre cloth and Meguiars Ultimate...
  16. H

    [SOLVED] PSUs: XPG Pylon vs Be Quiet U9

    Hi guys, I know this kind of question is asked ad-nauseam around here, but given the few available choices in Latam and that I haven't found real world comments about this particular comparison I decided to ask which one of these two options you would pick - XPG Pylon 650W - Be Quiet U9 700W...
  17. Vadnay

    Question PSU buzzing noise during boot up (warming up)

    Hi, I have a Be quiet Straight power 10 500W PSU and I am facing with buzzing sound when I "coldstart" the PC. Sometimes when I power on the PC I hear electrical noise from the PSU during the bootup (for around 15-30sec). After it "warms up" the sound is gone. No noise under load or freezing...
  18. Pipzon

    [SOLVED] Corsair, Evga or Be Quiet! PSU for entry-level PC ?

    i´ve been looking to get a 80 plus bronze Psu for quiet a while now, current one is a Evga w1 600w, my understading is that that is kinda overkill on the watts side for my build also im tired of ketchup and mustard cables i´ve been checking: EVGA 500 BQ be quiet! 500W SYSTEM POWER U9 Corsair CV...
  19. Moth254KF

    [SOLVED] Wich one is better for a 4790, the Hyper 212 Evo or the Be quiet Pure Rock Slim?

    Hi, this is me :) Wich one is better for a heavy cpu usage (and integrated graphics)? both are in stock and at the same price (A bit of a limit budget) Btw, as a side note... I read theats over here that says the Thermal Take Lite 550w is terrible... Will cause me troubles for a gtx 1660?
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    [SOLVED] Be Quiet! Shadow Rock LP: Changing stock fan for a thinner fan

    The Shadow Rock comes with a 120mmx25mm fan. Just in case I need to replace, can I use a 15mm to do so? (like a noctua A12x15mm. The A12x25mm is expensive here in my country. And be quiet! fans are not easy to find.) I was watching some instalation videos and I dont know if the clipping system...
  21. Deansy136

    [SOLVED] Be Quiet! Pure Loop Pump Positioning

    I recently bought the Be Quiet Pure Loop 280mm. I bought it due to its significant price difference compared to other AIO's in its size range. The cooler works perfectly well and is delivering great temperatures. I watched the Gamers Nexus video about AIO positioning within a case, and how the...
  22. Awesomlego

    [SOLVED] Best 155mm CPU cooler?

    I currently have a Corsair H115i (slightly older one but not like super old), but it just isn't keeping up at the noise levels I want and I've been having issues with the fans/pump working with iCue. The whole experience of using an AIO has not been great, so I think I want to go to an air...
  23. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] CPU_OPT Fan Connector - intake or exhaust?

    Hi. I have a motherboard: - Asus Rog Strix Z490-e Gaming. My case is: - be quiet 500DX The case has already 3 fans. I have purchased 2 more case fans. This motherboard has only 2 fan connections. So, for now my set up is: 2 exhaust fans via a y-splitter 2 intake fans via a y-splitter As...
  24. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] Asus RTX Fan Connect II ?

    Hello, My question is: I recently purchased the following: Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix Z490-e Gaming GPU: Asus ROG Strix RTX 2070 O8G Gaming Case: be quiet 500DX The case came with 3 fans. I purchased 2 extra fans. But, the motherboard has only connection ports for 2 fans! So....I am using...
  25. S

    [SOLVED] is it safe to keep the CPU Fan And my 3 System Fans at 100% all of the time?

    I have an i7 10700K and recently I did a bios update and after the update, the CPU fan speed changed drastically and my CPU temps were 50+ degrees Idle. I quickly went into the bios and noticed that the fan speed was set to auto. I messed around a bit with the speed and changed the CPU fan speed...
  26. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] Help with choosing the right motherboard and PSU

    I am going to build my next PC build for gaming, with a budget of around €1500. I am not planning on overclocking. Below is my shopping list, but I am several questions for which I need your help. The pieces I am need help with are written in green: 1) Motherboard (which do you recommend?) I...
  27. Kishiko

    [SOLVED] Which one the good one?

    Hey, i want to build my PC but i kinda confused which one good psu "Seasonic S12III-500w 80+ bronze OR be quiet! System power U9 500w 80+ bronze"
  28. khylias

    [SOLVED] Dark Rock Pro 4 fans not detected by BIOS

    Hi, I installed a brand new Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 on my Asus Prime Z390-P, instead of a CoolerMaster TX3 Evo. I connected the two SilentWings of the DRP4 to the CPU_FAN pin with the supplied Y-cable. First, I got a BIOS error: CPU FAN ERROR. I searched and disabled the minimum CPU FAN...
  29. LYK18425

    Question My dark rock pro 4 can be rotated horizontally for few degrees

    View: 4:37 i noted that there is little space between these 2 parts. and my dark rock pro 4 can be rotated horizontally, I wonder whether it is due to the little space between them. Anyone have the same problem with...
  30. D

    [SOLVED] Cooling my pc

    Hello!So I'm going to buy an i7-10700k and I put on it a be quiet!dark rock tf.Right now I own a zalman z11 high performance case and I have the standard fans like in the photo...
  31. P

    [SOLVED] Dark Rock Pro 4 Users - What's the height of the cooler?

    I'm considering a Dark Rock Pro 4, but some say that the height is more than the 163mm advertised. They say be quiet! didn't count in the mounting hardware? Some measured 175mm from the motherboard and that would be too big for me. Can someone measure the cooler from the motherboard? (also...
  32. T

    [SOLVED] Would it be ok if I run the PSU at it's limit?

    I currently have a 400W be quiet! System Power 9 and want to upgrade my GPU to a 2060. I used be quiet!'s PSU calculator and it said that the PSU would be running at ~94%. Would this be a problem or could I run it like that?
  33. R

    Question Temps on 3700X + Dark Rock Pro 4 are suddenly way too high

    So I've had this setup for about half a year now and the temps have always been fine, the CPU would never exceed ~65C under a full AIDA64 load. Decided to do a AIDA64 run today to see if my system might be a bit unstable (a few games had been crashing) and after a few minutes the temperature...
  34. V

    [SOLVED] What PSU to buy?

    Hello people. So yesterday my friend bought a used PC. It's i3 4160, 8GB of ram and 2 x 500 GB hdd. He was hoping that he could install a used r9 270 so he ordered it. Then we realized that psu (BlueBerry PSB560, pictures below) in system probably wouldn't run those specs very well since it has...
  35. C

    [SOLVED] Can i use casefans for my AIO?

    I have considered replacing my original fans from deepcool on my AIO, since they are a bit noisy sometimes. They are currently plugged into the system fan header, since I only have one CPU-fan header on my mobo. I have considered using the shadow wings 2 120 mm PWM white from bequiet, since they...
  36. ButmanS

    Question DeepCool vs be quiet!

    Hello everybody, I'm going to buy a new pc, but I don't know which PSU should I choose. Just picked 2 PSUs: DeepCool DA600-M (~78USD) and be quiet! SYSTEM POWER 9 600W (~70USD), so, which one is better? In addition, just saw PURE POWER 11, but it's too expensive in my county...(~87USD for 500W...
  37. R

    [SOLVED] Be quiet dark rock 4 in corsair spec-delta case

    I am looking at building a system in the corsair spec-delta carbide series (links below) and I want to put a be quiet dark rock 4 in it. Now the cooler is 159.4mm and the case gives clearance of 160mm for a cpu cooler. So I was wondering if this would be too close or if corsair are over...
  38. U


    Hi, I wanted to know what is the smallest be quiet case. Many Thanks
  39. P

    Question Be Quiet! Shadow Rock LP on FX-8350 (Overclocked)

    I am planning on betting the Be Quiet! Shadow Rock LP on my FX-8350 overclocked at 4.2Ghz at 1.33V and my question is, would I be able to get a better overclock on my CPU with the be quiet cooler or should I get something more powerful?
  40. G

    [SOLVED] Noctua NH-D15S or Be quiet Dark Rock Pro 4

    I need to buy an air cooler for my 2700x, because is running quiet hot here in the summer ( Spain). Both of coolers are around 80€ at Amazon. DRP4: 3 years warranty, quiter, better looking NH-D15S: 6 years warranty, a little bit louder than DRP4, almost same cooling performance, ugly as hell. I...