Forum discussion tagged with cable.
  1. Netbreak

    Question GPU cable for EVGA GQ 650W

    Hi, I bought this PSU around 5 years ago and lost the cables it came with. I'm going to get a 3080 which requires 3 pcie 6+2 connectors but I only have 1 2x6+2 cable available. Tried looking at cable sales but they are all offbrand and go in the CPU port in the PSU, not the VGA one. I'm...
  2. Fire-Wire

    Question How to deal with a snapped Mobo cable?

    Hi, smart folk! So, while blitz-cleaning the interior of my case, very superficially so, I noticed one of my cables (those that go on the bottom pins to power the power/reset/usb/LSD thingies) was snapped. I swear I don't know how that happened and I was shocked for a few seconds. I turned the...
  3. P

    Question 4 pin jacket headset microphone doesn't work with adapter, but does work without it ?

    Hi, I have a headset that I had to fix the middle of the jack cable, the problem is that using the 4 pins all work fine (mic and audio), but if I use the USB adapter of 4pin that my headset bring (that before the fix all worked,), the microphone is not working but other headset with microphone...
  4. EnchantFortnite

    Question My monitor screen is turning green and purple ?

    ]Its Really annoying, its keeps happening every 6 Hours or sometimes 1 Hour... Also my DVI cable is plugged in properly! (Graphics Card is Working) PC Specs: I5 2400 8GB DDR3 500GB HARD DRIVE GTX 760 Twin frozor PSU: 500W EVGA Ask More questions if you need!
  5. T

    [SOLVED] Can I use a different power cord?

    I'm building a new PC, so I ordered a new PSU: "Adata XPG Core Reactor 850W". I noticed that the power cord that came with the PSU (the one that connects the back of the PSU to the wall) has a plug that looks like a "Type E" or "Type F" plug as shown here...
  6. T

    Question Which gpu vga cable?

    Which brand gpu vga cable do I need for my EVGA SuperNOVA 120-GP-0850-X1, 850 G+, 80 Plus Gold 850W, Fully Modular power supply and 3080ti graphics card? It has three 8 pin connector slots. There’s a bunch of different cables on Amazon but a lot of them have reviews that say they fried a gpu or...
  7. R

    Question Is it safe to plug and unplug ethernet cable to Laptop daily?

    I have just purchased a laptop and and an Internet service which comes with a cable, and I'd prefer using it since it's much faster and reliable than using Wifi Connection. But since I am University I have to bring the laptop to school everyday, so my plan is when I'm at home I plug the cable...
  8. ScalesQ

    [SOLVED] Random cable

    Ok, so i'm really confused. My case came with 3 ARGB fans that are connected together and have an output to SATA. But there is also another cable - VDG in 3pin that connects to my motherboard. I pulled it out and nothing changed, the rgb on the fans still works, the rgb switch on the case still...
  9. Baraa_Al Turk

    [SOLVED] Cable Connection Opinion

    Hello guys. hear me out, I know this can get a little bit confusing but I'm trying the best solution in here. so I have a 1660 super that has 3 ports: DP, HDMI, and DVI. My Dvi and HDMI are not working for unknown reasons and what I want to do is, I'm trying to connect 2 monitors on the DP port...
  10. 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...
  11. C00kiie

    [SOLVED] SATA power cable, cant find connector

    Hi! Just received my Corsair H100i, but I cant figure out where to connect the SATA power cable... I have an SF750 PSU, and a AsRock X570 ITX mobo, in a Lian Li Q58 case. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks!
  12. Baraa_Al Turk

    [SOLVED] 8 pin splitter needed?

    Hello, I have a 1660 super and it came with an 8 pin cable that splits into two cables 6 pins each. what I did is used my PSU 8 pin directly without the need to use any splitters. now I'm wondering is this wrong? or is my GPU able to use full performance? This is the 8 pin splitter that came in...
  13. A

    [SOLVED] Modem Micro-Cuts very often ?

    I re-made this post since that last time I posted it everything pointed at it being an electricity problem but I now have the modem connected directly to a UPS so I don't think that can be the problem anymore For the past 8 months or so I've been having trouble with my internet where the modem...
  14. Sicross1989

    Question Ethernet cable not detected if I boot with USB devices plugged in ?

    Good Morning all! I have spent the whole day yesterday trying to solve this: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- ISSUE: If I boot my windows 10 pc with usb devices plugged in, it won't detect the ethernet cable (so no internet connection). If I boot...
  15. P

    Question Need help - is everything plugged in correctly?

    PC Parts: Hey! This is my very first 'own' build, basically all done by myself and after a bad experience years ago I never did anything on my hardware again until now. I hope I found the right sub-forum for this entry as well. Please don't kill me or go...
  16. rawn7702

    [SOLVED] 100 Mbps via direct connection(PC), 300 Mbps via router(router to PC) - How come?

    Hi, I have a 300 Mbps connection from my ISP. When I connect the ethernet cable directly to the PC, the network adapter is capped at 100 Mbps but when I connect the ISP cable to the router and then to the PC, I get full 300 Mbps. (The speed & duplex option is set to full 1.0 Gbps, motherboard...
  17. broshm

    Question USB Type-C Microphonics cable

    Hi all, About to buy a new wired gaming headset, but all the reviews report that the original cable makes a lot of cable noise - microphonics. What should the new cable be made of? Do I need the speed of type-c 3.1 gen2 ? I'm lost here, recommendations? Thanks!
  18. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Can you buy the separate extra 4 pin atx connector for the motherboard?

    Good day, Motherboards nowadays come with the extra 4 pin ATX power socket together with the regular 8 pin ATX socket. My question is can you buy that extra power cable? Because my power supply originally does not include that cable and I upgraded to a motherboard with that extra 4 pin ATX...
  19. [SOLVED] How do I plug my pump into the PSU to leak test?

    Sorry if I’m just being really dumb right now. I’m trying to leak test my first custom loop but I can’t figure out how to plug the pump into the PSU. I’m using this and the header coming off it is a 4-pin that goes into a fan...
  20. J

    [SOLVED] Does the router matter when using wired connection ?

    Hello, I have a Question regarding routers, as I am considering to buy a new one. I currently have my ISP's router which is a HUAWEI B528s-23a. The router is a Plug&Play kinda model, where i just insert the SIM-Card and plug it into the Power outlet of my wall. My current Data Plan is 40Mbit/s...
  21. L

    [SOLVED] Is it possible to split my Coax connection AFTER it reaches my modem?

    So my line is connected to a very congested node on already very old and poor quality wiring. Splitting the connection between my modem and TV creates more disruption to what already is a horrible line. When I connect the coax directly to the modem, although it's not life changing, it's a...
  22. J

    Can someone help me name this cable

    View: as you can see this cable needs replacement. It’s used for powering the led lights inside my gaming chair. I live in the netherlands so if someone from there can give me a link to where I can purchase it that would be awesome.
  23. M

    [SOLVED] PSU - Cable interchangability

    Hiya, Planning on installing a new GPU (KFA2 3080ti HOF), upgrading from old Palit 1070. The new GPU needs 3 x 8-pin connectors. Haven't done an upgrade this big before and currently use an RM750x. I believe this model has four 8-pin connectors (so one for the CPU which is only a 3700X so not...
  24. 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...
  25. U

    Discussion my internet is connected both wired and non-wird but no internet

    hi, my internet seems connected in PC/lap showing its connected icon in taskbar. but it is not working for me. from another device searched to fix this problem. changed DNS address.its only work in Firefox not in ms edge my default browser in windows 8.1. some days ago i uninstalled alcohol 120...
  26. 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...
  27. R

    [SOLVED] Which Cable Should I Use For 144Hz Gaming?

    Okay, this is a re-post but I will try to explain myself better this time: My old GPU was a 970 that had DVI, VGA and HDMI. My old monitor was an ASUS VG 278 HV (it had 144hz but they could only be accessed through DVI or VGA, no matter what HDMI cable I'd use, be it HDMI 1.x or 2.1 , the 144Hz...
  28. Karan Yelve

    [SOLVED] Do cable adapters/ converters kill HDMI 2.1/DP1.4 cables full potential?

    Hi. Hope everyone is doing well. I was wondering if cable converters/adapters kill the potential of HDMI 2.1 cables or DP 1.4 cables. For example if I were to use a simple/cheap adapter for my HDMI 2.1 cable (Mini HDMI to HDMI) will it work without any issues or will I suffer loss in quality...
  29. M

    Question Dell Battery Cable pinout

    Hello About a year ago I bought a used laptop without battery. Product model is Dell latitude E5250. And due to the constant use of the charger as a power supply, the laptop BIOS had a serious problem. After getting it repaired, I bought the battery (P/N:RYXXH), but there was no cable to connect...
  30. N

    [SOLVED] Cable for a USB C 3.2 Gen2 Front Panel Header

    I was looking for a option to use my front panel header on my motherboard. I just need a usb c port for my Oculus Quest 2. Motherboard is Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite AM4 ATX Motherboard.
  31. andretyuio

    Can I use this cable on my playstation 2?

    I have a cable rated for 7A, 125V. Can I plug it into my SCPH-39001 Playstation 2 or will it explode?
  32. Jamie.baird1985

    Question Cable Help

    Hey Guys, Does anyone know where to get one of these cables? Looks like a 2 pin DIN to 6 Pin ATX. It’s used to power a motor for an electric desk, thanks, jamie
  33. Jawd000

    Question No display on monitor

    Weirdest thing happened to me. My pc was in sleep mode when I woke It up, the display came in for 10-15 seconds and then went black, now everytime I turn on my pc it says no signal. (The pc does boot into windows) Things I've tried: Different PC Different monitor Different HDMI/DP cable in...
  34. K

    [SOLVED] Sparking noise when plugging in PSU power chord

    is this normal? when i plug my power chord in my PC with switch turned on, i hear a sparking noise coming from the cable the PC works normally and for long hours so far, but can it damage my PC badly or something
  35. G

    [SOLVED] Have to re-plug the ethernet cable to get back to 1gbps

    As you read the title, when I start my pc I always get 100mbps till I plug out my ethernet cable and plug it back in it spikes back up to 1gbps My speed & duplex is on 1gbps I' ve tried multiple things that I dont remember anymore but it just annoys me to run 100mbps instant of my max that I...
  36. Mkznd

    [SOLVED] PCI-E cable problem

    Hey! Just bought a pci-e cable but the joined pins don't fit in my PSU. What do I do?
  37. odbmeister

    [SOLVED] I bought a monitor ASUS VG248QE but i can't find a cable for it..

    So, i bought a monitor (the Asus VG248QE) and at the moment i'm using a HDMI to connect to my laptop but i can't get the 144hz that the monitor can do. The monitor came with a DVI-D cable but i can't use that because my laptop does not have that type of port. (My laptop btw is the Omen by HP -...
  38. B

    Question Sony MHC-GX99 Speaker Set's subwoofer cable is broken.

    Title might be confusing. Basically, I have the Sony MHC-GX99 Home Theater set. It comes with a subwoofer (model no. SA-wg99). This subwoofer has an input on the back, which connects to an output on the speaker hub. The cable that came with the system has since stopped working, and I'm trying to...
  39. kook

    Question What cables do I need for this ancient computer?

    So I have this old computer from like 1990 and I want to power it on but I don't have any power cables for it. On the back of the big monitor there is this socket: View: Surprisingly it looks just like the socket I have on my modern computer. Does that mean any...
  40. ErinXC

    [SOLVED] Networking help

    Hey Guys, I'm having some difficulty... To start I was originally just trying to "activate" already pre-installed Ethernet ports in my other rooms to provide a hard wired connection to my devices. I read this post...