Cables & Connections

Forum discussion tagged with Cables & Connections.
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    Question SSD cables confusion

    So i want to buy SSD: Crucial MX500 250GB. And i don't really know what cables i should buy, because i think i threw away my motherboard box. My motherboard is MSI B350M PRO VD PLUS.
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    Question Monitor(s) inexplicably not connecting to HDMI

    Not sure if this belongs under Displays, but frankly, I have no idea what the problem component is at this point, so this section seems most apt. As of a week ago, I have been experiencing an issue where my PC successfully boots to Windows 10, but the monitor cannot connect to HDMI. I tried...
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    Question PSU cables for xfx 850w

    I bought used xfx 850w psu. It came without some cables: pcie, cpu, peripherals, ide and sata. As this power supply is semi-modular it already have 24 pin, double, each 6+2 pins, pcie and 8 pins processor cable (last one is actually 2x4 pins, do i marked it for cpu correctly?) I need sata cables...
  4. gamerbrehdy

    Question Watercooling, still unknown territory for me...

    So I asked this question a few times now, and the awnsers weren't very clear. So I'm going to rephrase the question. I want to buy an AIO, or build a custom loop (both at least 240ml radiators) My pc has the following headers: 1x cpu_fan 2x cha_fan (or chassis fan/case fan) 1 or more 4-pin...
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    Question CAT5 splitter works on first plug in only

    Configuration: CAT5 100’ cable goes from modem/router in one building underground to inside a separate office with the Cat5 splitter inside the wall. Short CAT5 network cable goes from splitter to wall plate on North wall. Longer CAT5 network cable goes from splitter thru the attic to a wall...
  6. Question psu cables confusion (ultra -noob)

    Hello everyone i am ultra noob on pc building and i would like to ask you 2 questions. First of all i have a psu Chieftec CTF-750-14CS 750W and i bought a 2080 My previous one was a gtx 770 which has PCIe 1 8-pin and 1 6-pin cables and that's the only cables i have. The new card need 2 x...
  7. techflame700

    [SOLVED] Will this PSU work with my Motherboard?

    Will the Corsair CX450 work with the Gigabyte Z390 UD? My concern is over the CPU power connectors since the Z390 UD uses 8 + 4 CPU power connectors and I’m not sure if the CX450 has enough cables to support it. Thanks for your help! https://www.gigabyte.com/us/Motherboard/Z390-UD-rev-10#kf -...
  8. KingRowe

    Question Motherboard Case Power Button not working

    Hi everyone! I have a problem that I can't quite pinpoint down, but effectively this is the issue. Pushing the power button on my case, or trying to jump the power switch on the MB doesn't give the PC life at all. I only have two parts at the moment but as far as I am aware these two parts...
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    Question PC to TV

    Dear forum members, I am really interested in buying a TV such that I can stream movies/TV shows from my PC to the TV. I do know most TVs these days have integrated apps such Netflix, Hulu, etc. I intend to primarily stream media via an app which would not be available other than from my PC...
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    Question New Graphics card (8 Pin) with my current powersupply

    Looking to buy a new graphics card (GTX 1660ti https://www.gigabyte.com/Graphics-Card/GV-N166TWF2OC-6GD#sp ) which needs an 8 pin PCI-E cable. My current power supply (Corsair CX430...
  11. aidfarrell70

    [SOLVED] Motherboard adapter for fan control

    With the case I have bought it comes with an included fan controller for two fans on the front panel. However I can't see anywhere to connect the cables into my motherboard. Do I need an adapter for this, if so which one ?? My motherboard is a Asus TUF B-360 pro
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    Question What PSU cables should i buy?

    I have -MSI B360 Gaming Arctic Motherboard -EVGA 650 GQ 650W PSU -Palit GeForce GTX 1060 Dual HDMI 3xDP 3GB GPU -Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM006 64MB 2TB Harddrive -Crucial MX500 2.5" 7mm 250GB SSD -Asus PCE-AC55BT PCI-Express card Please help me!
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    Question Could I power a cars instrument cluster that I found in the trash at work?

    Hello everyone. So, quick background story, I work at a car dealership and I was doing the trash when I saw 3 instrument clusters sitting next to the recycling bins in perfect condition. I decided to take one because it is from a fairly new car, a 2015 acura MDX, plus it just looks kinda cool. I...
  14. jessicawilson03

    Question Need Help for Assemble my PC | Deepcool Matrexx 55 (non-RGB) Cabinet

    Hi Guys, I just Recently Recived My New Cabinet "Deepcool Mattrexx 55 (no-rgb)" . There are caboles on Front panel, I recognize USD cable Audio-MIC Restart, Power, 2 leds cables, and there are other cables which i don't know, so i need help to assemble my PC. it would ne more help ful if...
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    [SOLVED] Do old GPU cables bottleneck new GPUs?

    So I've upgraded my entire PC to overpriced gaming products, and I have an ASUS RTX 2070 GPU, and it is extremely loud running games at 1440p 144hz which is concerning bceause I'm told that Asus has nice cold quiet cards, and I realized that I'm actually using this new GPU with the cords that...
  16. bentejas10

    [SOLVED] I want to buy cable extensions, will they be compatible with my NON-modular PSU?

    I have an EVGA 600B Bronze Certified 80+. I want to buy red and black ThermalTake PSU extension cables, but both ends of the cables in the picture look male and not female? I was under the impression that you plug the extension cables into your already existing PSU cables via a female port and...
  17. nhardinger2003

    [SOLVED] Cable modding my pc

    So i've been slowly putting together my first computer, lets just say I absolutely love it, however I wasted a fair amount of money on aesthetics for my first build. performance isn't too bad but could have used the aesthetic money elsewhere. Anyways, I kinda held off on adding any more...
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    [SOLVED] Question about PSU with Motherboard.

    I will buy a i5 6600k, asus z170-e MB, 8gb ram ddr4 2400mhz with a super nice price, so my power supply just has a 4 pin connector for the cpu alimentation atx12volts, and in the motherboard there are 8 pins, i have no more money to buy a new psu, can i just connect the 4 pin connector only...