Forum discussion tagged with pcu.
  1. C

    Question PC wont boot after AIO and case fan install.

    Hello. Last night I installed a new Aio cooler and replaced my case fans. Went to turn my pc back I had power to usb components but the system wouldn’t boot. Im not very experienced with pc hardware. My system was running hot figured i would replace the fans. Installation was fairly easy. Not...
  2. GeorgePapadakes

    Question Is there a problem if i use a 750 wat pcu on a pc that uses 720 wat

    So the pc uses 720 and im wandering if its harmfull for the parts of the pc if the pcu is higher then needed like by around 30 or 80 wat
  3. ocaylle

    Question CPU fan on new PC is really loud ?

    I just bought a new pc and the fan is being really loud when i play rdr2. The pc is watercooled which is pretty new to me. PC specs: Im not quite sure but i believe the fan is 120mm RTX 3080 i7-10700k 750w psu 32gb ram idk if its needed but motherboard: DoradoOC Z490 Any help on fixing the...
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    [SOLVED] Custom PC Build

    Im searching for a computer for my little brother, has 17 years, he wants for play games and do school stuff homework(excel, word etc normal stuff) I did this build for him but i dont know if im doing something bad i usually ask https://pcpartpicker.com/list/HbggnL
  5. barabawka98

    [SOLVED] MY RTX 2070 Super Msi with Ryzen 9 3900x is performing waaay below expectation.

    Recently built myself a new PC Motherboard - Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite CPU - AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core GPU - NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2070 SUPER RAM - 2X8 GM DDR4 SDRAM CORSAIR 3000 MHz Memory - Hitachi 1.5TB, WDC WD 1TB (NO SSD INSTALLED) (My Memory is really old, around 2012~) PSU - CORSAIR RMi...
  6. iTzmeXavier

    [SOLVED] Pc wont turn on

    Hello everyone hoping I can get help on this. My computer is a dellxps8910 but with different upgrades like power supply video card and ram and here is my problem I decided to change my case so I can give my pc.a little more space and I bought a rosewill spectra c100 and all my parts fit...
  7. Meeb_Was_Taken

    [SOLVED] New Build won't turn on

    So I've just built a new system yet it doesn't function, everything is plugged in ready to go (it's not my first time building a PC) but when I hit power nothing happens, no fans spin including the PSU's fan yet the motherboard is receiving some power as a RGB keyboard is lighting up, specs are...
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    [SOLVED] Pc opens and closes.

    So i bought some New stuff, Mobo msi mag z390 tomahawk Cpu i7 7700 I saw that my Mobo support only 8th 9th gen so i got a New Mobo the asrock z170 pro4s retail that support 7th gen but still when i put everything up i press the button and as soon as the pc starts it closes again. I tried with...
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    [SOLVED] PC Shuts off with Burnt Smell but Still Starts and No Burnt Smells Afterward

    Hello guys! I really need some help here. This is making me really nervous. So, last week my PC shutdown by itself. It has happen before because of bad weather, but this time it did and it started to smell like burnt. I was playing a video game when it happened. I unplugged it and left it there...
  10. Swiggityss

    Question Gpu problems

    This problem has really stumped me and my friend. I bought a new gtx 1060 and a riser cable. My old graphics card worked all well and good and then i put in the riser cable and the 1060 and thats where the problems started. We kept troubleshooting until we found it had too little power and then...
  11. M

    Question pc shuts off after 30 seconds

    okay so this is how it all started , I was having a high percentage disk issues so I watched a youtube tutorial to fix it . in this tutorial I was told to change the valu from 1 to 0 for the pci-express firmware . as soon as i did that my disk usage went up to 100% , so i changed the value back...
  12. XFatalX

    Question Cpu Socket Spark

    I had my motherboard powered on with no cpu in socket but when it powered on I saw a spark in the socket as if 2 barbs were touching. How bad can this be?? Will I need a new motherboard? It all still powers on and everything seems to work i have yet to get my new cpu to test it out😔. Hope it...
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    Question New(ish) pc worked for hours before shutting down forever.

    I built a new pc and reused some parts (psu, ssd and hdd) Everything was fine. Until it turned off out of nowhere. When I turn it on, gpu, cpu cooler, fans and leds are working, but the monitors have no reaction.(they work, tested on a laptop) Tried rebuilding from scratch, resetting cmos...
  14. C

    8700K Temps too high.

    I just built a new right with the following specifications. CPU: 8700k (not overclocked) Motherboard: ASUS Z370 TUF Gaming Plus RAM: 2x8 GB Corsaid Vengeance 3200MHz Case: NZXT 340 Elite Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 x (Single Fan) GPU...
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    SSD upgrade suggestions

    hey all I've got an Acer Aspire v3 772G laptop, It's about 3 years old and I noticed when cleaning the dust out that it's got a second hard drive bay. My first thought was to install an SSD and my price limit means i can afford up to 250gb. I've got a few questions though, 1) what pitfalls to...
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    USB not detected in boot menu?

    Hi, I'm building my first PC, and I have my OS, Windows 10 Home, in a USB. I plugged it into a USB 3.0 port, since Windows 10 natively supports USB 3.0, but for some reason, the USB is not detected. My motherboard is the MSI Z270 A PRO. Does anyone know what to do?
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    pci cannot read gtx 1070 please help !

    hello i have msi z97 pc mate and i bought new gtx 1070 my old card was 970 when i plug the gpu my motherboard cannot read the new gpu, i tried to unistall drivers and clean every thing i use ddu , formating my pc but when i switch to another pci it works fine with pci e4 i tried to install...
  18. I3lue1

    PC goes black after new GPU cooler installed

    Hello everyone. First of all, thank you for taking the time to look through my quest. I'll keep it simple: Since I was getting 80+ temps on my video card and I could actively see ir bottlenecking, I decided to get a new cooler. I bought the "Arctic accelero twin turbo III" and after ~3 hours...
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    Windows 7 or windows 10 ? Which one is better for amd kaveri a10 7850k ?

    Which is better OS for amd kaveri a10 7850k. ? I want to have better fps in gaming. Is the kaveri support dx12. ? Thanks
  20. C

    Gaming/Video card upgrade

    Hi everyone, so I am wondering what type of upgrade I can put on my pc for gaming/video card, here is a link of my computer http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883258020 nothing looking into to expensive around 100-200 dollars, just enough to play games at a higher quality...
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    rebuilt nas - new drive - lacie

    Hi i have replaced a broken drive (2tb) with a new drive (4tb) after a few minutes, I can now see the 2 drives on my mac but cannot write anything on any of them apparently i need an admin login and password.... thanks juliette
  22. K

    important question about the graphics card

    to overclock the graphic card should i have a motherboard that support overclocking or it has nth to do with overclocking the graphic card .. mine is h61m-s2p ( 3rd gen ). thank you !