Forum discussion tagged with cables.
  1. consptheory77

    Question This PSU cable situation doesn't look correct (ATX 24P)

    Oh my gosh, the ATX 24P cable looks backwards from how it should plug in? Did I get a manufacturing mistake or am I an idiot and am just not understanding the logic of some connection here? The 8 pin part of the cable that...
  2. Sanchovies

    Question How to fix bent pins on end of cable ?

    Removed this cable from my prebulilt PC and I kinda messed up with the pins now bent. Nothing connects to my USB slots and PC won't connect to monitor. Just wondering what I need to do? Should I just buy a new mobo?
  3. Y

    Question Z690 Mag DDR5 motherboard but wrong cpu cable

    I bought Z690 DDR5 and while installing cables from PSU I found that 8pin cable connectors aren't the same that motherboard 8pin connectors are like. ALTHOUGH, the cable can plug without any problem but the shape of every single one isn't the same that looks on motherboard. Motherboard 8pin...
  4. hadiahmed29

    [SOLVED] Cable required to activate Corsair SP120 Pro ?

    Hi guys so last week I had 10 fans installed in my system but the motherboard ran out of ports for it. The computer guy told me that there is a specific cable which will be required to activate all the fans I'll be attaching the male cable below he said he needs the female version of it with 2...
  5. Joe Gallo

    Question Cable-connectivity problems with first-time build

    Hey guys, I’m transitioning to a new build. My first real build. I bought a prebuilt in 2016 from Ibuypower, slapped a Evga supernova p2 850 watt, and a 980 ti in there later. Now I’m re-using the psu and gpu for my new build My old mobo only needed 1...
  6. I

    USB socket identification

    I have a Mikomi Digital Voice Recorder (Model ET858). It came with a cable to connect it to my computer but I've lost that cable (presumed thrown out) so I'm try to get a replacement. However, I don't recognise the socket on the device so I'd like some help identifying what it is in order to buy...
  7. M

    Question GPU giving no signal to monitor ?

    I just bought a new motherboard, cpu, and ram to upgrade my computer. I have built many pcs in the past and plugged everything into the correct place but the monitor is saying no signal. I have Motherboard: ASUS PRIME H510M-E GPU: MSI 1660ti CPU: intel i5-10600k Ram: Corsair vengeance ddr4 8gb X...
  8. W

    [SOLVED] Is it okay to hook HDD/DVD cables to my cpu cooler?

    So I just put my pc together yesterday and I was having trouble with the RGB on my cpu cooler (Cooler Master Hyper 212 RGB Black Edition). It needed a molex cable to hook to the psu (be quiet! Straight power 11 650w platinum) and the only one I had was a cable that came with the PSU which the...
  9. VinceMan

    [SOLVED] Need New USB Cable - unsure which one I need

    I recently built my wife a new computer, using the Corsair 4000D Airflow case. Somehow, the USB header cable just...fell apart when I was plugging it into the motherboard. I'm unsure what cable I need to order to replace it. Any advice?
  10. ziad ahmed

    [SOLVED] Could PSUs cables be switched ?!

    Hi iam asking if i can switch a PSU cables with another from another brand both are Full modular PSUs Ex : switching a Seasonic cables with Aorus ones or otherwise Does it harm the PC components ? and if i want to order cables from Cablemod , what should i concern beside the cable colors ?
  11. MEIZ

    [SOLVED] Powering 4 GPUs from single PSU ?

    Hey! I need your help, guys. I am trying to setting up a rig and have some questions. I have researched around, but many answers are too old and I do not know what is relevant and what is not to daily standards. I currently have: PSU: Cooler Master 850V Gold SFX (4 PSI-e slots) GPU: 1x GTX...
  12. J

    Do I need HDMI CL2 or CL3 cables?

    Hello, I am having a tv installed over a fireplace and the hdmi cables are going to go through the drywall. Do the hdmi cables have to be CL2 or CL3 rated? Would these Atrix hdmi 2.1 cables from GameStop work for needs? The cables say they are good for going through drywall but do not mention...
  13. 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...
  14. A

    [SOLVED] Faulty PSU?

    For the past 5 days or so my PC has been randomly turning off, then after about 2-3 seconds it turns back on again. I cant seem to find any pattern to when it happens, sometimes its when i enter bios, sometimes its after 4 hours, sometimes after 3 minutes. I went into the event viewer and saw...
  15. n_a_m

    [SOLVED] Modular PSU PCI-e doubt

    Hi! I bought a Gigabyte P1000GM and I need to power up four RX 580 (six pins) and four Risers (also six pins) ATM. I bought a pair of 16AWG 6 to 6+2 PCI-e cables. The thing is that this Modular PSU has 8 pin PCI-e slots, not 6 as the cable I purchased. The question is. Is it safe to plug the...
  16. FoxyZey

    [SOLVED] Graphics card PCIE cable bent is that okay??

    I have my PCIE cable bent like that (Cable management was done in the tech shop) will that break the cable or is that bending okay??
  17. I

    [SOLVED] ripped the wires off the pcie gpu cable

    So I was taking the Pcie GPU cable from my PSU since its modular and the cables ripped off of the pcie(white) connector. Heres a picture: Direct links to images: So any idea how to repair this until I can get some new proper cables. PS: The...
  18. B

    Question Home stereo problem

    Hello, So i have a problem with my stereo at home, which i am not able to figure out. So the problem is, my right speaker doesnt work, so what i than do is put the volume up pretty high, then it kicks in and works. then i put the volume down to a normal volume, and the problem is gone and the...
  19. V

    [SOLVED] How do I run this water pump without the molex cord that came with my PSU?

    My power supply is the corsair AX1500i and I no longer have all the cords that came with it. AX1500i Digital ATX Power Supply — 1500 Watt Fully-Modular PSU ( I'm trying to run a pump but I'm not sure how to connect it without the needed molex cord: Alphacool VPP655 - PWM...
  20. O

    Question Swap Cables of thwo Seasonic Power Supplies

    Hello there, this is my first post on this forum so if I have done anything wrong just tell me. I will be happy to make changes. So I own 2 Seasonic PSUs being the: Seasonic Focus GX-650 Gold and the Seasonic Focus SGX Gold 650. (This one is from the H1 and labled NZXT but it is to my...
  21. Thoomin

    [SOLVED] How to remove the male terminal connector on an 8pin PCI extension cable ?

    So I am trying to sleeve an 8 pin extension cable I got from amazon, but I do not have the tools to do so. I have searched everywhere on the internet, watched videos, and went through websites, but I have not seen a thing. Keep in mind, I am trying to open up the MALE connector, not the female...
  22. The Electro Machine

    [SOLVED] Replacing all SATA connectors for SSDs with USB - getting rid of power cables

    Hi I hate cables. To connect my 6 SSDs I need [in theory] 12 of them: 6 for data and 6 for power; although power can be delivered with 2-3, as they have multiple connectors. But that is still too many And I thought: if I already run one of them via USB with a simple relatively cheap connector...
  23. K

    [SOLVED] Issue with CAT 7 cable and networking, speed limited to 10mb/s

    Hi all, I'm asking for help setting up my home network. I'm experiencing some issues connecting a router(Fritz!Box) to my main modem. At the beginning I connected it with a short cat 6 cable and everything was working fine, now I installed a cat 7 cable to move the router on the first floor and...
  24. khodex1997

    Question Help finding a cable?

    I can't find a USB type-c internal header (or USB 3.1 gen 2) extension cable. (this is the best picture I could find of the connection I'm talking about. The zoomed in part. Forgive me I'm on mobile at the moment of posting) I just want one that extends it a couple inches ideally. A male to...
  25. Spaghetti123

    [SOLVED] Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL case -- front LED is only partially turned on ?

    I put together my pc about 2 days ago but i've found that there is one portion of the front led strip that only turns on. The rest doesn't turn on and i'm wondering if it's a problem with the cables or if it's just a faulty case? I've plugged in the sata connector and connected the vdg...
  26. Erryo99

    Question Hello everyone , i have a corsair ax850 (850 w 80+Gold ) i have lost the original cables

    I'm wondering if i can use another modular psu cables instead of the used to ax850 cuz i have searched for them but didn't find anything Or if someone know where i can find them with the possibility of delivery
  27. Herr B

    [SOLVED] 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...
  28. M

    [SOLVED] Graphics card setup

    Hey guys, I’m still really new to PC as a whole and I’m still trying to learn about things. I bought a new graphics card today second hand and just realised it didn’t come with any cables. The card I grabbed was the RTX 2080 Super MSI gaming x trio. (Currently running a gigabyte rtx 2060 which...
  29. R

    [SOLVED] Spilled water on floor by cords...

    Hello, I spilled some water on my floor and most of it got in my carpet and floor, and some of it touched my electrical cord/extension cord that connects to my surge protector. It was only a little bit of water, but a little bit of water got on a electrical cord but I think I cleaned it up...
  30. M

    [SOLVED] Alienware motherboard in new case

    Hello ive put my Alienware r10 motherboard into a new case (icue 465X rgb) I’m tying to connect the power switch cable, reset cable and led cables but there’s no connection for it. Any ideas please
  31. theKickingCyclist

    [SOLVED] What are these cables for?

    Hi all, Trying to build my first PC but I have this cable with 4 attachments not plugged into anything... should it be?! View: My pc won't turn on. Having a tough time of it! Thanks!
  32. R

    [SOLVED] 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...
  33. M

    [SOLVED] 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...
  34. 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 ...
  35. juampidieguez123

    [SOLVED] Is it cool if I cover my cables like this?

    As the title says, I have this rainbow looking colored cables on my front panel audio connector. It looks pretty messy, so I was thinking about wrapping it with some sort of electrical or black tape. My anxiety got me wondering if there would be any problem, that's why I'm kindly asking you...
  36. Jordan1503

    Question No post issue after power outage

    Trying to get to the bottom of what is wrong with a friends desktop, from what he's told me it won't turn on after a power surge, 2 capacitors have blown off from the Fans/Front panel controller but everything else appears to be intact. Only having the CPU and Mobo power cables connected it...
  37. 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...
  38. S

    [SOLVED] Where can I find this cable?

    I need a 10-pin cable for my PSU that will split to connect to an 8-pin PCI Express power plug for the GPU and an 8-pin (4+4) for the CPU. The GPU Requires a specific 8-PIN PCI E plug (page 10 of the GPU User Guide). I can't find this cable for the life of me. My GPU is a GeForce RTX 2060...
  39. Cubeeee

    [SOLVED] Cable management problems

    This may seem like a rather pointless thing to post about for some of you, but please bear with me as it’s genuinely an issue that I’m experiencing. I just finished my new gaming pc build, hoping to make my setup look like one of the builds you’ll see in setup wars or some other YouTube series...
  40. N

    [SOLVED] Custom Cables for Silverstone ST1300-TI

    I have a Silverstone ST1300-TI PSU for which I want to buy custom cables. So, I went over to Cablemod, but they do not have my model. On the other hand, though, they have a series of cables for the Silverstone ST models. When I contacted them, they could not tell me for sure if something...