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  1. S

    Question PSU extension cable with broken pin

    I have a PCIe 6-pin extension cable with a broken ground pin. My PC has a GTX 1650 SUPER in it. I know my GPU draws around 100W of power and the motherboard power connector should be able to deliver 75W, as for a normal 6pin connector. If one ground pin is broken on the connector should the...
  2. Kaid Kaid

    [SOLVED] Can A DVI to HDMI cable work for gaming?

    I recently built a pc but my monitor is kinda old so I needed to use a VGA to HDMI converter. But whenever i play games the screen kinda flickers. Now my friend wants to get the MSI Mech RX 5500xt but his monitor only supports dvi and the graphics card only supports dp and hdmi so he said he'll...
  3. J

    [SOLVED] Does a HDMI 2.1 to DVI cable exist?

    Does a HDMI 2.1 to DVI cable exist? I'm looking for an HDMI 2.1 to DVI dual link cable, even an HDMI 1.3 or above is fine but I can't seem to find a product that specifies that the HDMI is 1.3 or above. I want to use my monitor at 1920x1080 120hz, according to this guide that should be enough.
  4. dhruvky94

    [SOLVED] How much stretching/bending is acceptable for a 24 PIN power connector for Motherboard?

    I recently build a PC and for cable management, the best I could do for the 24 PIN cable was to push it behind the cable bar of NZXT case. However, that is introducing quite a stretch and bend in the cable and I am not sure if this would affect it's life. Should I change it? Here is how it looks...
  5. HarryGRGamer

    [SOLVED] Help me understand the connections of my Yamaha-RX363

    Alright so I want to connect my AV Receiver to my PC is there an easy way that it can be done? It has an HDMI port but it's mainly for video not arc How do I use RCA/spdif cables from the receiver to my motherboard, I of course connect the speaker cables to the AV Receiver and the subwoofer on...
  6. O

    [SOLVED] PSU with one PCI-E and two connections vs two PCI-E cables

    Hi, Just a quick general question. The GPU I am looking at, the RTX 3070, needs two 8 pin connections. I have a PSU with one PCI-E cable with two 6+2 pin connectors on the end. Will this suffice? Or do GPUs with two 8 pin connections need more than one PCI-E cable? Or is one cable with two...
  7. 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...
  8. P

    [SOLVED] Is this the sign I need a better PSU?

    Thought I did my homework but maybe the "super" in my new 1650 is what did me in? *After installing 1650 Super in my modest desktop... ...I turn on power, get a quick flash on and off from my power light and then nothing. Then, I remove card, unplug for 10 seconds, and it powers back...
  9. Prestianni

    Question Using different PSU cables

    Hi all, I’ve got a 550w fully modular Corsair power supply. My fans however even though the case is new, came with fans requiring a 4 pin molex connection. I bought a cheap 6pin to molex off of eBay as the PSU didn’t come with one, is this safe and if not whats the chances of something bad...
  10. S

    Question Converting USB 3.1 Gen 2 to USB 2.0

    So I got an NZXT H210 cheap and am currently moving my PC into it but have run into a problem. The NZXT H210 has a USB 3.1 Gen 2 front usb port. My motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-H61N-USB3. I have already bought a USB 3.0 20 pin male header to usb 2.0 9 pin cable for the usb 3.0 port but am...
  11. M

    [SOLVED] Does qvl in PSU Imoptant????

    Hello - Is it important to use psu in Motherboard QVL list ? another questions : does this PSU from EVGA Good with MSI Unify Z490? is this PSU has 2x8pin cpu power connecter beacuse the mother board has 2x8 pin cpu power connector ? does this PSU good in general? PSU LINK ...
  12. A

    [SOLVED] Will any dual-link DVI cable work with my ASUS VG278 monitor?

    I have an ASUS VG278 144Hz monitor and was thinking about replacing the DVI cable for it since I think it's faulty. Will any dual-link DVI cable work with it (such as this DVI-D 24+1 dual-link cable) or do I need a specific cable from ASUS?
  13. Vox

    Question GTX 760 DisplayPort - no signal

    Hi there, I just bought a new monitor (Acer XF240H) and tried to connect it via the DP cable (came with the monitor) to my good old MSI GTX 760 OC graphics card. I used that graphics card via DVI cables before without any problem. Now everytime I plug the new DP cable in, the monitor...
  14. R

    [SOLVED] 200ft ethernet cable recommendation for front end of house to my room in the back?

    I am trying to run an ethernet cable from the front of my house to the back where my room is and I know a 200ft cable is what I need. I plan on running the cable mainly alongside the ground and wall, as well as possibly around a couple of door-frames. So I am hoping anyone has any...
  15. Lecc

    Question Can you connect a laptop as a secondary display with a cable ex: connecting a DP cable to my gpu, and having the other end go to my laptop.

    I have a laptop i don't use and saw that you can use them as secondary displays. I tried using projection but my desktop doesn't support miracast projection. So i wanted to know if i can get a cable which would let me have my main desktop display, and my laptop as a secondary display. ex: a DP...
  16. M

    Question Can I use Seasonic S12ii AC Power cord (or other PSU) with Corsair TX650m PSU?

    My newly purchased Corsair TX650m came with the plug that does not fit in any of the wall sockets or even my UPS socket. So I was wondering can I use the power cord of my older Seasonic s12ii 620W with Corsair until I find a better solution? Will it be safe for rest of my PC components?
  17. k3njh1555

    Question first time doing this RGB enthusiast

    ok guys i need some dire help here you see RGB/aRGB was growing fast and im left behind with my good old 2013 build now my real question is i brought this so called GPU holder aka GPU Bracket aka GPU anti-sag holder when the item is arrived i look at this clueless were to put it? image 1 image...
  18. Jamry

    [SOLVED] Static display on my PC

    Hi, im using an old AOC e936Vw. Could there be a problem with my DVI cable? This static display im getting is the same as what you get when you are using the PC and something hit the dvi cable. I've been getting this randomly from quite a while now while playing, but now it happened when I...
  19. Trytomiss2

    [SOLVED] Can you power a DVD drive with Molex to Sata adapter

    Can it do it or i am assured to have problem if i do so. If possible can i put it on my SSD too?
  20. J

    [SOLVED] 6 pin cable needed for GPU, but not supplied with PSU

    I am building my first PC. My GPU has a 6 pin and an 8 pin connector which I understand is fairly common. My PSU has only 8 pin connectors. 2 of them are blue and labeled "CPU" The cables they supplied include 2 that are blue on one end. These are 8 (6+2) pin. I also have one 8 pin (4+4)...
  21. B

    [SOLVED] Need help with display cables

    What cable should i get. My graphics card has only display port and hdmi cable, whice my 144hz monitor has hdmi dvi and vga. Do I need a converter and if so which one would you recommend
  22. L

    [SOLVED] No signal detected! Dunno what to do.

    Basically, one evening, I was gaming. I went to sleep, in the following day I tried to start pc, it wasnt working. I found out that my psu was dead. I replaced it, and now, when I start pc, monitor says signal not detected. Hdmi cable looks fine, gpu fans spinning. Im in deep trouble, and im not...
  23. vistagamer6969

    [SOLVED] Weird display problem on laptop

    Hello! I've found about 3 weeks ago my old laptop - fujitsu amilo li 2727 model 2228 - and when I power it on it just displayed a white screen then slowly (about 1-2 minutes) became black. I've plugged it in my monitor thru a VGA to VGA cable and it showed up an error "Cannot display this...
  24. R

    [SOLVED] PCI-E cable goes directly into the PSU??

    View: As you can see there are 2 ends on the PCIe Cable both are 6+2. But shouldnt one go into the PSU and the other into the GPU? Because one more end which can not be unplugged goes directly into the PSU. Does that mean I have 2 6+2 pins available for the GPU...
  25. A

    [SOLVED] Will routing CPU cable under graphics card cause any problem?

    My motherboard covers the cutout for 8pin CPU connector cable in my cabinet. So I am left with two options either to route it over graphics card or under the graphics card. I decided to route it under the graphics card for better cable management and looks but I wanted to know if it will cause...
  26. R

    [SOLVED] Where do I plug in the PCIE Cable?

    Where do I plug in the PCIE Cable? View: 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!
  27. P

    [SOLVED] Cat6 cable vs modem, where is the fault ?

    I have a D-Link WiFi router where my Internet cable is connected. Due to reasons, the WiFi is not strong enough to be received with considerable speed on the other end of my house, I figured I will run a 10 metre long CAT-6 cable on my old router Netgear configured as AP(Access Point) mode to my...
  28. H

    [SOLVED] New Build - please help me with unknown ARGB Controller cables-nowhere to connect?

    New build PC Specs: ASRock B450M-HDV R4.0 Motherboard AMD Ryzen 5 3600 CPU + Ryzen Stealth Cooler Gigabyte GTX 1660 SUPER OC 6GB Corsair Vengeance 32GB RAM (16GBx2) 1TB Samsung 860 QVO SSD 256GB Integral M1 M.2 NVME 2280 AeroCool Integrator MX600W PSU GameMax KamiKaze Pro MicroATX Case My...
  29. D

    [SOLVED] Would moving cable from sata 3 slot to sata 4 make hdd go faster?

    Picture 1: View: Picture 2: View: Picture 3: View: First of all I know the drawing on picture 3 is stupid but I wanted the image to be more comprehensible. I'm wondering if moving the cable from sata 3 slot to...
  30. vistagamer6969

    Question Weird display behavior (might be broken?)

    Hello! So a few days ago I found my first laptop ever (fujitsu amilo li 2727 ms2228) and when I powered it on it showed me a black screen with 2 white vertical lines and a small white spot in the right down corner. I remember some years ago when I powered it on it did the same thing and I...
  31. A

    [SOLVED] All existing LAN cables broken but new cables work? No Internet

    So last night around 5AM my computer in stopped receiving internet and now all the computers can't receive internet. My father’s computer was still receiving internet until about 1pm. The computers say that the cables are connected to the modem but “no internet”. I have a few computers connected...
  32. A

    Question Monitor voltage help

    Hi, Today I got an ASUS VP249QGR 23.8 screen I found an American cable type and found in the product description that it works at a frequency (100-240V) My voltage is 230V-50HZ and power plugs are European type Can I use only adapter, because I don't have another cable ( My English is bad sorry...
  33. Randomc

    [SOLVED] What is the cable called used for the Blue Snowball Ice?

    I cant seem to find the right one and when i do get a similar cable which has the correct input it only turn on the light and my PC doesn't detect it, also please make sure it is for the snowball ice not just the regular snowball, Thanks.
  34. N

    [SOLVED] Lenovo Ideapad 320 Screen Malfunction

    I have a Lenovo Ideapad 320 that is undergoing some kind of issue on the screen. The screen turns all black with white stripes. I already disassemble the whole notebook and tried the following. Moving or touching the flex cable seems to do nothing at all. Already disconected and connected all...
  35. M

    [SOLVED] Will a sata3 drive work with a sata6 cable and port?

    HI I am wanting to get a new hardrive and the only ones are sata3 and I only have sata 6 ports on my motherboard. Would the drive work?
  36. I

    [SOLVED] my 30 meters CAT5e only does 100MB/s

    I recently switched over to 200MB/s internet connection form my ISP but when I ran a speed test on my computer it only showed 100MB/s speed even . though the network properties shows 1GB connection. so I connected my laptop with a new short Ethernet cable and got speeds of 200MB/s then I...
  37. Arcene

    [SOLVED] What Custom Cable lengths?

    As per my previous topic, I'll be ordering custom cables, however I have to specify the lengths, and I am not sure which way to go on this. I'd rather extra length than not enough, but am I supposed to measure up my case? - Ideally there'd be some extra length if I ever decide to upgrade. Is it...
  38. mark520fay35

    [SOLVED] PSU cable melted, bad PSU or bad cable?

    After building one PC for a friend, my plan was to run valley benchmark for 3 hours to stress-test its reliability. About 30 minutes in, I was smelling something burning, I cut the power off and sniffed around as much as I could to see which component was burning. Forget about my lungs, I found...
  39. A

    [SOLVED] Sata 3 limited to 3gbps ?

    hello so i installed an SSD like 7 months ago, huge upgrade, big difference, but something came to my attention is when i used UserBenchMark, i found out my SSD isn't perfoming as usual, not bad but not at its full potential i guess. anyways i run a program called HWinFO64 and to see if i...
  40. kingston97bg

    [SOLVED] HDMI vs DisplayPort?

    Hello there. Shortly: I'll buy an LG 24GL600F for my personal computer, so whats the best cable for maximum quality for transfer of data and stable 144hz? TY:)