Forum discussion tagged with connector.
  1. Macsimum1

    Question Bent and one broken VSS Pin on 5800x - Blackscreen

    Hey! So yesterday I was kind of in a hurry when seating my new AIO and when I was installing the CPU Cooler and Heatsink, the CPU somehow stuck to the Heatsink and I tried to put it in a couple of times before realising. So here I am, with some bent pins and one broken VSS pin. I managed to...
  2. Bxzza

    Question PC Power On Issues

    Hello, I've had my build for around 10 months now (specs below), its had it problems here and there but nothing i havent gotten past. however recently it's been having issues powering on, sometimes it powers on completely fine, others the power button just does nothing (so far only seems to...
  3. Leonardo_N

    [SOLVED] What is the name of this connector?

    I need the name of the connector of this cable. I already know it's a cable Samsung uses for their speakers in home cinema sets, but I need the name of the connector. Do you guys know it? View: (the connector can be seen in the link)
  4. MrWanderer

    [SOLVED] 4 pin PSU to power 8 pin CPU

    Processor: Interl Core i5 11600K Mother Board: Asus Prime B560m-a I've gone for the cheapest motherboard I could find that was compatible with the processor and had a M.2 NVME socket, didn't even knew about overclocking, so ended up picking a mobo that doesn't support it. My PSU only has a 4...
  5. [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...
  6. L

    Question Unidentifiable cable connector

    Moved into new home that has rooftop LTE antenna. The cable terminates inside the house with a BNC-looking female connector that has a white nylon cap and a pinhole. We have no idea what this connector is. We are hoping to connect it to a Nighthawk M1 hotspot which uses TS9 connector. Sorry this...
  7. C

    [SOLVED] IDE 2.5" old hard drive connector not found anywhere ;-;

    Hi! I'm new here and have a doubt I can't find anywhere. I took a hard drive from an old HP computer and I want to get all the data from it but I can't find what connector it uses. The computer is an HP Pavilion ze4900 and the hard drive is a HITACHI Travelstar IC25N060ATMR04-0. I hope someone...
  8. Jhoakingg

    [SOLVED] Can i connect chasis ARGB fans and additional ARGB fans in my motherboard Asus Z270-P Prime?

    Hello there, I bought a deepcool chassis, specifically DeepCool Matrexx 70, included 3 front fans ARGB, 1 non-argb rear fan, and I want to 3 additional fans in the top, ARGB too. I have a Asus PRIME Z270-P motherboard, i can connect all the fans and ARGB or should I buy something extra?
  9. Likey

    [SOLVED] When CPU power connector is plugged in, Pc doesn’t start

    The computer turns instantly off when the CPU connector is plugged in, but when it isn’t, it runs just fine. in the video that i will link i doesn’t show but when the cpu is plugged in, the power connector was doing some weird electrical noises, and when it was the other way around, instantly...
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    [SOLVED] Motherboard has no display connector (but GPU does)? (Old PC)

    Hello, I need some help of those who have experience with older systems. I got a desktop PC from a guy who was selling it for 5€, I didn’t know what I’d find in there but I got it anyways, and to my surprise, it had a lot of components and some are over 20€. But there is an issue: I want to flip...
  11. O

    [SOLVED] how to wire jack connector to rca connector? Is this how you wire a jack to rca cable? Red wire is right rca connector. Blue is left rca connector. Both rca connectors' ground wires connects to sleeve on jack connector? Thanks.
  12. B

    [SOLVED] Dell E5470: What is this port right here?

    I've got a Dell Latitude E5470. Can you please help me identify this port from the E5470s motherboard? Pic 1 Pic 2 Pic 3 Pic 4
  13. N

    [SOLVED] Vintage Click Free Drive Not Seen

    Hi, I am new here and hope someone can help. I have an old click free backup drive which is not recognized by my Dell computer. The drive has a bit of history -- shortly after I bought it, my DH decided to wrap the cable around the case and doing so must have damaged the internal connector. It...
  14. Cristi4n

    [SOLVED] Psu connectors

    I have a gigabyte mb with: 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector connectors. Now my Delux power source has 20+4. I have tested the psu by shorting pins green and black and it starts, I didn't test it with my multimeter yet. The power button pins are connected...
  15. N

    [SOLVED] Help connecting LED strips

    Hello there I recently bought 10 meters of LED strip to the roof of my room. But I was 2 meters short. I need to buy 2 meters more. So I looked online to see how I connect 2 led strips, and I found this product: So my...
  16. S

    [SOLVED] What is the point of this 6 pin power connector on this Z390 Godlike motherboard?

    Hello all, I own a Z390 Godlike motherboard but I dont know what is the point of this 6-pin power connector in the picture below. What exactly does it power? The GPU? The CPU? The whole motherboard? I have noticed no difference at all in performance after plugging a...
  17. S

    [SOLVED] Only some SATA power connectors work in a connector string

    I have an older PSU that came from an HP desktop that my employer was going to throw away. I realize this might be part of my problem right there but, I'd like to make sure just in case. The PSU has 2-strings of 3 daisy-chained SATA power connectors, factory wired, no splitters or anything...
  18. Can I flip the connection on my Samsung Gear VR?

    So I have a Note 9 which only fast charges one direction of the cable, the other direction is very-very slow charging.( Not cable issue, not usb port issue 100%). And I am so lucky that my Gear VR(SM-R325) is connecting to my phone exactly in the direction where slow charging occurs so it is not...
  19. B

    [SOLVED] Accidentally plugged in only one 8-pin power connector to RX 580, but card still worked for a week.

    No, the title isn't clickbait. I only noticed it when, previously noticing the "bios mode" gimmick switch on there, decided to open up my case and switch it and see what happens. When I opened my case I discovered that one of the power connectors on my Sapphire Nitro+ RX 580 (8-pin and 6-pin)...
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    [SOLVED] Is it possible to bend or damage pins by inserting memory module in DDR3 DIMM connector?

    Hi I inserted a memory module into a DDR3 240 pins DIMM connector-socket of a new EVGA motherboard. First insertion of a memory module in that motherboard memory socket.. Being that DIMM sockets connectors have to have both latches down, are keyed for inserting the memory module only one way...
  21. TarikS

    [SOLVED] MSI R9 390 Gaming with molex

    Hi guys and girls, I am planning on upgrading my rx 460 to an MSI R9 390 GAMING card. But I have a question. On my PSU I have a 6 pin connector and 2 molex connectors. I do not have an 8 pin. So I was wondering if I could buy a molex to 8 pin converter and use that. Buying a new PSU is out of my...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] Seagate EXOS 10TB SATA connector problems

    I'm trying to install this drive to a Drobo 810N (NAS). The SATA connector is different from usual, and has a piece of plastic between the power & data sections, so it can't plug in to any SATA cables I have, which require a gap. What gives? Is this a new interface, and what can I do to use...
  23. C

    Question Cutting PSU wires and taping with electrical tape?

    I haven't posted on TH in a while, so uh yeah. But, I just had a random thought on making space in my case and well, making it easier to clean up, which is what the title says. Is there any danger to this? I thought it was a neat little idea! I don't have a modular PSU, and all of the connectors...
  24. P

    [SOLVED] Will this psu replacement be fine (connectors wise)

    My old psu has those connectors ATX 20+4-pin, 4-pin 12V, 6x MOLEX, 2x FDD, 2x SATA, PCIe 6-pin And i will buy a new pau with these: Will that be fine? I rlly wanna make sure cuz im not good in this 1× 20+4 Pin, 1× 4+4 Pin, 2× PCI-Express 6+2Pin, 3× IDE 4Pin (Molex), 4× S-ATA, 1× Floppy
  25. PolZol

    [SOLVED] Weird component connected to my motherboard

    Hello everyone, this is my first time in the forum so please go easy on me. Anyway, recently I found a small device connected to my motherboard and have no idea what it is. My PC is a custom build, but it has not been put together by me, I only chose the individual components, so I received it...
  26. K

    [SOLVED] Accidentally plugged pcie 6+2 cable into 4+4 Pin on PSU Side (Fully-Modular PSU)

    Hi All. Accidentally plugged pcie 6+2 cable into 4+4 Pin on PSU Side (Fully-Modular PSU). Both are similarly keyed so the pcie cable went in without problems. I have corrected it now and the pcie cable is connected where it should be. Should I be worried? Just for reference this is my PSU...
  27. Turn on/off a powerbank remotely (more details in the description)

    Hey! I've recently searched for a a remote control for my Canon camera (mine doesn't support having a pre-built remote control, and I couldn't find a usb-mini remote in the market) That was until I've got CHDK on my cannon camera, and it has a script that tells the camera to tell a picture...
  28. J

    [SOLVED] Reduced SSD performance caused by a damaged PSU SATA cable?

    Okay, so a few days ago I bought a new SSD. In order to be sure that I've properly connected the power supply SATA power cable and the motherboard SATA cable to the SSD, I connected them before inserting the SSD into the case. While I was inserting the SSD into the case, the power supply SATA...
  29. C

    Question [URGENT] Can you use a 6 pin and a 2 pin instead of an 8 pin for my GPU? First time installing a GPU. Thanks.

    Is there anything to watch out for? This is my first time I’m installing a GPU (RTX 2060). Would appreciate any quick help. Thank you all so much.
  30. I

    Question Single USB 2.0 to dual splitter

    I was looking into moving my prebuilt HP computer into a new case in order to upgrade the GPU and PSU, and I'm pretty sure I've worked out that all of the connectors needed are standard, except for one. The HP case only has a single USB 2.0 port, so thus the connector is only 5 pins, or one side...
  31. F

    Question Can I connect case fan to CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector?

    Hello, I'm thinking about getting the ASRock B450M Pro4 motherboard. According to their website it has 1 CPU fan connector, 1 CPU/Water Pump fan connector and 3 chassis/water pump fan connectors. All of them are 4-pin. I don't plan to use liquid cooling but I would like to use 4 case fans. Can...
  32. B

    [SOLVED] One 8 pin and one 4 pin connector for cpu

    Hello, I just got my new motherboard, and saw it has one 8 pin and one 4 pin connector for the cpu. My Corsair rm650 only has one 8 pin connector that I can connect. Do I now need to buy a whole new power supply or is there another way?? Kind regards.
  33. S

    [SOLVED] Ideas for an extra Power SATA Connector on Integra M PSU?

    Hello, I need your advice on the following issue: I have 4 HDDs and 1 SSD. My PSU is Integra M 550 W, which has exactly 5 Power Sata Connectors. The 650 W model has 6, but little did I know when I bought the 550 W model. Now I need 1 extra Power SATA Connector - to install a Blu-Ray writer...
  34. A

    Question Modular SFX with SATA - cannot find the right SATA connector

    I am looking for a modular SFX PSU, 300-500W. What are my PSU options? The tricky part is SATA connector....where one SATA connector is 100mm away from another one. This is insufficient length because of the way my HDD are installed in case...
  35. F

    gpu suddenly fails,100% fan speed, error 43!

    I have built up a new PC, MB: Asus Z270a CPU: G4400 Ram: 4G Kingstone HDD: 360GB Power: 430W GPU: 2X MSI 1060GTX I want to use it for mining, after starting up windows 10, all system is working fine, graphic cards are detected. If mining is started, after a while one of the GPU's suddenly...
  36. L

    PHILIPS BDM3270QP 1440p Monitor flicker in games in location weres a lot of sharp textures

    My monitor is conected through Hdmi 1.4 (i have 2 hdmi cables and booth have the same issue my MONITOR does have the display-port 1.2 idont used because the ordered cable is on the way so i will try it later when it will arrive This artefact occurring on my 2k monitor were are many sharp texture...
  37. Y

    Will I be able to switch Outemu blues with cherry mx blues?

    Can I change my switches in a chinese mechanical keyboard?
  38. B

    Massive sporadic lag spikes, packet loss errors, need help!

    For the past few months, I've been having problems playing games on my windows 10 pc. It started seemingly randomly a few weeks after I started playing Overwatch (which up until that point worked fine). I would get packet loss error signals roughly every 20 seconds, which obviously caused a lot...
  39. V

    Can i have a hardware RAID 0 apart my boot drive?

    I use Samsung 950 pro as boot drive, but I want high capacity storage on RAID as a separate drive all together, however, I don't want to use software RAID, so should I buy a PCI-E RAID card and have it aside my main drive?
  40. A

    My new GPU won't work, black screen appears

    Hey guys! So today I have bought 3 new components for my computer, a PSU, 8GB of RAM and a Sapphire RX 460 GPU. The installation of the PSU & RAM was going great without any problems, however the situation for the GPU is a little bit different. When I plug it in it just won't work, I get a...