Cables & Connections

Forum discussion tagged with Cables & Connections.
  1. Question Whre should I connect these cables from the WaterCooler iCUE H150i RGB PRO XT

    The all I just bult my first "Super PC"... and for CPU Cooling I used a Corsair iCUE H150i RGB PRO XT. This Cooler cames with: x1 iCUE USB Cable - Just connected it on the Motherboard x1 SATA Connector - Connected it on the PSU SATA Cable x1 a Cable with 3 pins and only one wire - Connected...
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    Question "Setting up" and using Speakers as Audio Monitors with Audio Interface

    I have an audio interface (Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen), and on the back are 2 Line Outputs (Left and Right). Then on my speakers (Logitech Z506), it has 2 RCA Inputs (Stereo, Left and Right). I was wondering if I could use my speakers as Stereo Audio Monitors by using cables like this one...
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    [SOLVED] Does my PSU come with all the cables I'll need?

    I'm mainly asking this because I'm not sure the PSU will have cables for the GPU. Or does the Motherboard come with the cables to the GPU? Or is it a separate cable I need to buy?
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    Question How hot do power cables get? (Damage/Fire Hazard)

    I'm trying to hide some cables (Ps4, chromecast, TV and power strip cable) and was thinking of using pipe insulation. Here's a pic: https://ibb.co/3RGMpJd I Bing'd it but didn't find much. Is my attempt a bad idea? If so, please call me stupid quickly since I don't wanna damage components...
  5. Herr B

    Question Using third party extension cord cables

    Dear Community, I am still on the way of designing my own ultra compact micro ITX case with water cooling. Since the housing will be so compact, I decided to move to a third party vendor, who can supply the Cables I need in exactly the right length. My decision has fallen to LinkUP since they...
  6. xrh

    Question RTX 3070 cables

    As the 3070 uses a 12 pin connector and it comes with an ugly 8 pin - 12 pin adapter so I've been wondering if I could use two 6 pin psu cables instead
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    Question Will changing from "vga cable" to "dvi-d dual link / hdmi cable" upgrade my graphics quality on a 1920x1080 monitor

    I have a 1920x1080 monitor with a 60Hz refresh rate. It has a vga connector and a dvi-d connector. My PC outputs in either vga or hdmi. If I switch from a VGA cable to a cable with one end that's HDMI and another end that's DVI-D Dual link, will my I get a better graphic quality? I'm already...
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    Question Does a Female DVI-D(dual link) to Male Display Port 1.4 Adapter Exist?

    I have this monitor: Acer GN276HL (144hz) <-- No DP. Acer GN276HL I want to plug it into a new RTX 3080 which does NOT have a DVI port. I can't seem to find an adapter, and I'd like to future proof the cables and run at 144hz, so I want DP1.4. Does this adapter exist? Or is there an...
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    Question HOW TO Plug CPU power connector in PSU ?

    Hello In seasonic PSU PCie Ports and CPU Ports are in the same group I want to Know Which PORTS I have to plug cpu power cables in ?? in the photo there is 5 ports in PSU to PLUG CPU power cables "but" there is only 2 ports are correct for CPU POWER CONNECTOR I need to Know : Which 2ports...
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    Question Reusing PSU Cable?

    I finished my new build and I realised that my PSU didn’t come with a UK plug, just a European one I think. Would it be safe to reuse my old PSU cable? My old PSU: Cit 500CB 500W ATX PSU Power Supply My new PSU: SeaSonic FOCUS Plus Gold 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply
  11. Aziren2021

    [SOLVED] Using a Network Lease line (Business line) to Resell internet: What equipment will i need?

    Hi, So I am not sure if anyone is going to know the answer to this but it is worth a shot Anyways as stated I am planning on entering a business with someone else and plan on using a business line, or lease line, to resell the internet to other households near me. Now I understand the concept of...
  12. RonAhar

    Question Possible to transmit TV audio into PC?

    Hey there, I urgently need to record something from my TV and do not have time\money to invest in an actual capture card, and one of my friends suggested using an Aux cord and connect it to both my TV and PC. Now, I did connect them both and practically no sound came from either devices, I am...
  13. rkderj

    [SOLVED] 5 pin to eight pin cable?

    I have bought a more powerful graphics card for my workstation. The problem is that it needs to be connected to the power supply. It has an eight pin entry and the power supply only has five pin exits (the flat one). I am having trouble finding a cable that would connect both. Is there such a...
  14. xReDo

    [SOLVED] First PC build and need help with ordering cables

    Corsair RM (2019) 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply is what I got. I have read that custom cables are best for cable management/aesthetics and want this to be a good clean build... Can I get some advice?
  15. Nightwielder

    [SOLVED] What cables and connectors do I need for my build?

    I'm looking to build a really nice gaming PC that can handle anything I throw at it. I want your opinion on my choices in hardware and also recommendations for what wiring materials (cables and the like) I will need. I only listed one hard drive as I already have a few tb+ hhds I can use for...
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    [SOLVED] Underperforming RTX 2080 Ti and control panel not showing 144Hz option for monitor

    Hi. My PC specs: i9 9900k at 4.7Ghz Corsair H100i RGB Pro MSI Z390m MPG Gaming Pro AC Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB DDR4 2666 Mhz A.Data M.2 SSD - 256 GB 1 TB WD Blue Zotac RTX 2080Ti Twin Fan Seasonic Focus Plus 750W PSU Monitors: Dell S2719DGF - 1440p, 144Hz, Freesync with GSync...
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    [SOLVED] Do i need 2 separate pci-e cables for rtx 2080ti ?

    I was browsing the internet and i found a thread that said you should use 2 separate cables for a rtx 2080 ti but only use one pcie split cable and its working just fine. What should i do ?
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    [SOLVED] Help finding replacement cables for modular PSU

    I've got a modular Raidmax RX-850AE, and I need to find a couple replacement cables. I've read that power supply cables aren't necessarily compatible across brands, and I have no wish to replace my graphics card or hard drives. Can anyone help me find a pci-e cable and a SATA/peripheral cable...
  19. amshak01

    Question Zip ties too long?

    I made my first build several weeks ago in the thermaltake core v21. The core v21 doesn't have much in the way of cable management and I used a horizontal mobo placement and did my best with a few zipties on the extremely long case IO connection cables and on the PSU cables to keep them tidy. I...
  20. Svalkash

    [SOLVED] What is it?

    Long time ago my mom has bought a computer with TV adapter. Have some cables left (pictures). What is it? Is any of these useful? View: https://imgur.com/a/1aXoU4N