Forum discussion tagged with connectors.
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    EPS connections differentiate

    One of the connectors has all rounded-corner pins. It fits in the female end in the board, of course, but I want to make sure I won't fry anything. Pics: View:
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    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.
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    Question Case fans from Corsair or coolerMaster in intel DH55TC Mobo?

    Hello guys! I wanna know that whether the case fans from Corsair and CoolerMaster are supported in intel DH55TC Motherboard or not because I heard that Motherboards from Dell, Hp and intel have proprietary connectors thus they support case fans of their own companies so is this true or this...
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    Question What is 6-pin EPS connector? Can I use 8-pin instead?

    There's this 2-socket server motherboard ASUS WS C621E SAGE: It has two 8-pin connectors and one 6-pin connector. I assume that two 8-pin connectors are for powering two CPUs, but on page...
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    I have a gtx 660 hooked up to my corsair cx450 (should be plenty enough of power to run it right?), and there are two 6-pin connectors on the card but the psu only has one. I thought the card only needed the one 6-pin but either it needs both or the connector is broken. Would it be fine if I get...
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    Question Phanteks eclipse p300 what io connectors?

    So my question is what io port connectors does the phanteks eclipse p300 have that connect to the motherboard because i am not sure what ports my motherboard needs to have to be able to connect all the front io ports and buttons to my motherboard.
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    [SOLVED] Reveal your secrets, SilverStone FT02 Case

    I'm planning to upgrade my system, but keeping my FT02 case. I opened it today to check it out a bit (I did not build this pc myself, but chose components), to prepare for building my new system. I saw some connectors and I don't really understand why they are there or what they do. Here's a...
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    Question How do these fans connect? Hi, i'm looking at getting a new case but don't want have to buy anything for it all to work. I have found a case i like(linked above)but i am not...
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    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...
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    Question RX 580 Gaming ROG Strix for $189?

    Why is the RX 580 Gaming ROG Strix on newegg for $189? Isn't this a $350+ card? Should I buy this because I'm looking for a card for around $200 and this seems too good to be true. This is my build:
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    Question I moved my RAM over a spot and now I don't know what's wrong

    I bought an upgrade to my ram yesterday from 2x4gb to 2x8gb. When I installed the new ram I didn't know they needed to be in 1, 3 or 2, 4 and installed them right next to each other. So while I had some time today I moved one of the sticks over a slot. Now my computer is freezing up and I just...
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    One monitor turning black while gaming.

    Hello, so I'm having an issue while playing games. One monitor will turn black while gaming, the one playing the game. This started happening soon after getting a new GPU and more ram. I noticed it won't happen while the other monitor is off. The screen will turn black for a second and then go...
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    Best audiophile headphones for gaming?

    Hello! I have had many "gaming headsets" in the past including the Logitech g633. But now i want to get something better. I want to get some audiophile headphones that sound better than the overpriced gaming headsets. So which headphones are good for gaming? Are audiophile headphones just as...
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    DDR3 ram stuck in place

    I'm not sure what to do. I'm releasing the clamp on the right side (the left side is fixed) but the RAM stick does not move. I thought it should be pushed upwards and then be easily removable but I can't make it move at all after releasing the clamp. I'm using Kingston PC-3-10600 DDR3 on an...
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    Two drives failed. No idea why or if they're recoverable.

    I returned home last weekend to find that my PC would not boot. I did some typical troubleshooting, such as checking cables and removing components, but I couldn't resolve the issue so I figured the power supply was faulty. I received the new one today and I had the same problem. I've done more...
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    Is this worth a brand new PC upgrade?

    Hello, I'm thinking about upgrading my PC soon (very likely a whole brand new PC upgrade). I would pick out part by part and put everything together for a brand new upgrade if it was few years ago. However, things are getting busy for me now, so I think I will just buy a good and worth-it...
  17. vandatene

    Need advise on pc air cooling

    Hello there! I've got a new gaming pc since a few months. In the beginning I found out that it was getting too hot, so I placed 2 intake fans. I still think that the pc is getting too much heat and that I can make it much more cooler. I think turning the PSU or changing the outtake fan would...
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    What 1151 CPU should I get?

    Hi! I want to upgrade my CPU because I feel like it's not up to snuff as I do want to begin streaming. Some of my current build includes: GPU: ASUS GeForce GTX970 CPU: Intel Core i5 6500 3.2 GHz 6MB Mobo: Gigabyte Z170 Gaming K3 I don't think any more is needed, if so then I will add it...
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    Help with Utilities

    Need some help with these utilities for my first pc build. I am confused if I even need these utilities or not with my MSI B250M Pro-VDH motherboard. Also I am not planning to overclock anything for this build. MSI Smart Tool X Boost Command Center Mystic Light Super Charger Fast Boot Intel...
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    Black screen from new computer

    Hi, so I got this new desktop gaming computer just today I got all these parts and put it together : Thermaltake Suppressor F51 Mid-Tower Intel® Core™ i7-6700 Processor GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 (rev. 1.0) 4096MB Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 Gaming G1 Fury Series, DDR4-2133, CL14 - 8 GB Kit Seasonic...