power a gpu

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  1. qqrakka

    Question Safe to use singular 8pin to dual 6+2pin on a 8+6 pin card?

    Hi everyone, I'm a bit confused on how to proceed with this, I bought a Nitro+ RX 590 from my friend that I'd like to install into my system to replace the RX 560D I've been using for the past 5 years, but I am worried about the power requirements: The card has a maximum power consumption of...
  2. craninerd

    Question Am I out of luck?

    I have a Lenovo V50s-071MB computer. I now realize the power supply is very small, 260 watt max. I wanted to install a new graphics card on on the PCI express 16 slot I have, but as expected theres no 8 pin power connector. The chassis and so the power supply are very small form factor...
  3. D

    Question PSU for 6950XT

    Hi guys I just started upgrading my PC, right now I upgraded my CPU to a Ryzen 7600X (from an i7-4790K), and my RAM with 32 GB of DDR5-5200 (from DDR3-1600). I'm planning on upgrading my R9 290 OC right now, and I found a 6950XT for around 930$ (the 7900XT is at 1450$) which seems a pretty...
  4. yiitia

    Question Can this PSU run Gtx 750?

    Can this PSU run GTX750 or RX550? here is my system; Q9550 8Gb ram Sata II ssd biostar G41D3C Motherboard
  5. H

    Question Black screening constantly

    As of yesterday my pc has been black screening constantly every 5-10 mins of usage. It reboots and is stuck in 720p can up it in settings to 1080p (my monitor is 1440p) What I’ve tried so far is updating gpu drivers, changing wall sockets, removed one monitor from my setup, underclocked...
  6. NixyPCbuilder

    Question Will my Power supply break when graphics cards require more wattage?

    Hello, can i put GTX 1060 3gb and GTX 1050 Ti 4gb at the same time with 600W PSU? I know that 1060 need 500W and 1050 Ti 300W, but on pcpartpicker.com it says that average wattage is 420W for the whole system. Will my power supply break or should i buy 800W PSU?
  7. O

    Question Do I need a 6 pin connector to power an RX 6500 XT or can it get power from the PCIe bay?

    This is my first time swapping a graphics card, my previous card was an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 and my new card is an AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT and I read somewhere that it could draw 75W from the PCIe Bay but when I powered it on after installation there was a red light above the 6 pin slot and...
  8. StuckinVR

    Question Gtx 1070 with dual molex convertor?

    I just bought Asus rog strix 1070 OC 8G .. it requires 8pin Power connector.. but my PSU don’t have 8pin or 6pin. Can i use Dual Molex to 8-pin converter to power my 1070? Ps: My PSU is 600W 80+ bronze
  9. simptive

    [SOLVED] Exaggeration in Power Supply Requirement

    I switched from RTX 2060 to RX 6700 XT. I had 550w Gigabyte PSU which I found really cool. After reading PSU requirements from vendor websites and answers from different forums, I decided to buy a 850 watt PSU for future safety - influenced by the common belief on internet. However, after...
  10. GeneralOtta

    Question Separate PSU for GPU

    Years ago I bought a pre-built computer, the hp envy 795, and the specs are an i7-8700, RX 580, 16 Gb ram, and a 400W PSU. I recently bought a 3060ti to replace the RX 580, and a corsair CX750F to replace my PSU as I need more power for the card. As I was going to replace the PSU I realized that...
  11. I

    Question Help! Bought wrong PSU and Can’t figure out which psu’s are compatible!

    Intel i5- 3330 Optiplex 7010 DT What I just got in the mail- gtx 1650 4gb low profile 300watt psu (I got trx instead of atx due to lack of guidance) I only see ports for the 24 pin and a 4 pin (not including the ones for the dvd drive and hdd and ssd) I can’t for the life of me figure out...
  12. A

    [SOLVED] Running a GPU with a PSU that is below the recommended wattage.

    I have a 3080 which requires a 850w power supply which I want to install in my current system which only has a 650w power supply. I just need to do basic stuff with my computer(web browsing, zoom calls), I do not plan to game or do anything major while I am waiting for my new psu. Is it okay to...
  13. 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...
  14. theRTT

    [SOLVED] What powercables do I need for my RTX 3080?

    Hi guys! I have a quick question. I have the Gigabyte Aorus RTX 3080 xtreme and I want to know which cables I have to buy for it. The PSU I have is the Corsair RM850X (2021). Currently I am going to use the 3 6+2 pin connectors that came with the PSU. I haven't build it yet. So if I want...
  15. XerneraC

    Question Can I power my GPU through a secondary PSU?

    I have an HP Proliant DL380 G7 server, in which I want to install an RX 580 to build a render server. I saw that with a riser, you can use PCI-E cards up to 150 Watts. Sadly, the 580 is rated at a TDP of 185 Watts. Can I use a secondary PSU to power the 580? I know that the proper thing to do...
  16. Sumsar07

    [SOLVED] Is a 350w power supply good enough for a gtx 770

    I have a corsair vs350, and a ryzen 5 1500x, is 350w enough power for those?
  17. S

    Question PC won't start up

    PC Specs: --------------- AMD ryzen 5 3600 msi mortar b450 max G-skill flare X 16GB ASUS GT710 GDDR5 cooler master v2 550w => MWE Bronze When I start the PC , The EZ debug leds (only BIOS, DRAM, VGA not CPU) switch on with the fans just for a second and then everything shut off. Also I have to...
  18. H

    [SOLVED] Need advice for running 2 GPU on CX550M for Mining

    I'm mining with 1070 TI right now using CX550M and recently my friend wants to join me and he lends me 2 of his GPUs, one is GTX 1050 TI and the other is GTX 1060 6 GB. I'm kinda wondering if my PSU can handle at least two of the kind GPU, I just take a look and 1070 TI uses TDP 180 W and 1060...
  19. H

    [SOLVED] Help Upgrade for mining rig

    My current rig : Motherboard: H61M S2 CPU: Intel I5-2500 Memory: 1x8 GB Kingston Hyper X Fury PSU: CX 550 M Corsair 80+ Bronze GPU : GTX 1070 TI Storage: Seagate Barracuda (during research I found that SSD is much more energy-efficient, so I think I will change this too later, what do you think...
  20. J

    [SOLVED] Issue with new RTX Aorus 3080 power indicator light

    I recently built a custom PC with an rtx AORUS 3080, and am having an issue with one of the power indicator lights on it. Whenever I am at load running a stress test, benchmark or more demanding game the power indicator light on the right-most PCI Express port on the card is occasionally...
  21. Mkznd

    [SOLVED] PCI-E cable problem

    Hey! Just bought a pci-e cable but the joined pins don't fit in my PSU. What do I do?
  22. tek3195

    [SOLVED] Is it possible to run GTX 970 without power cables ?

    I have a new build that I want to power up but do not have the PCI-E power cables. It has a MSI GTX 970 with 1x6-pin and 1x6+2-pin. I just received Rosewill's third attempt to send the correct cables and again they are keyed wrong and won't plug into the power supply. I am not looking at running...
  23. Atheusss

    [SOLVED] Is my psu good enough to hold gtx 770 4gb?

    Hi, I have a be quiet! System Power 9 500W 80 Plus Bronze power supply will it be good enough for gtx 770? Any help apreciated. Other specs: I5 3570 12gb ram 2x2gb and 2x4gb ddr3 1666mhz 1 system fan
  24. I0wana0answer0837474774

    [SOLVED] My old power supply IG MAX - 1560c i think is dead now i think its bcs i have HD 6870 GPU and now i wana buy new power supply GMB-650

    My old power supply is dead right now i played game and my pc just turn on i testing component and i knoe its power supply my old power supply is IGMAX-2560C and i thing that PSU cant hold my GPU and now i wana buy GMB-650 I wana know is it good power supply for my GPU i have 8Gb RAM 2x4 DDR3...
  25. K

    [SOLVED] Noobquestion: Why a 12V rail and why do VRMs exist?

    I am not sure if this forum is the right place to ask this question but i saw some similar posts so here goes: In my long-ongoing quest to understand how a computer works, I recently watched a lot of videos on pcb design and VRMs. As far as I understand it, the exclusive task of VRMs is to...
  26. cdoge88

    [SOLVED] Can you use a single 8 pin power cable with 2 6+2 connectors on a two 8 pin gtx 1070 ti?

    I have a gtx 1070 ti which I wish to plug into my PSU, and I have a single 8 pin power cable with 2 6+2 connectors on the end. Could I plug both 6+2 pin cables in and not have to use a second port on my psu, or do I have to use 2 separate cables entirely. I have another evga variant of the same...
  27. S

    [SOLVED] Can my Power Supply run a GTX 1060 6GB, RX580 8GB or a RX 570 4GB

    I want to know that if my PSU can run a GTX 1060 6GB, RX 580 8GB or RX 570 4GB. My Specs are: Core I7 3770 8GB DDR3 RAM (I will upgrade it to 16GB if required) MSI H61 Motherboard 1TB WD Blue Hard Disk 500 GB Seagate Barracuda Hard Disk ADATA 120 GB SATA SSD I can't insert a picture here so you...
  28. munyvian

    [SOLVED] My Computer Keeps Breaking, And I Believe It Could Be The PSU?

    Whenever I'm doing something high-maintenance on my computer (although it has also happened at random), my screen turns black and my GPU fans go up to the maximum. The only way to stop this is by turning off the computer from the power button, but after it's turned off power is still being...
  29. F

    [SOLVED] Will a 550w PSU be enough to power a ryzen 7 2700x + RX 5600XT?

    i Currently have a system with a low end motherboard (ASUS Prime a-320m-k) a Ryzen 7 2700x, rx 570, 16GB of RAM and a 550w PSU. I want to Upgrade to a RX 5600xt (red devil specifically) and was wondering if the 550w PSU will be able to power this system? and if you know if all the parts will be...
  30. Grockycrocky

    [SOLVED] Can i use two 6 pin pcie extenders to one pice 6+2?

    I am currently looking to move to a rtx 3070 and a i7 10700k, but i don't have enough cables to power them. I only have two 8 pin connectors on my psu and both are being used. Would it be safe to use two 6 pin extenders connected to one pice 6+2 pin connector?
  31. HelpmeImStuckBecuase

    [SOLVED] Will my Thermaltake smart 700w work with 30 series cards?

    In my current rig i am rocking a Thermaltake smart 700w PSU and currently am using it to power a 1050ti. Now for me its time to upgrade and I'm going to hopefully get enough money to buy a 3060ti when there's stock of course. Will my power supply be able to handle it and will it have the right...
  32. Galaxy Tsao

    [SOLVED] Can I use a 6 pin cable for a 6+2 power supply?

    I have a Corsair 750 Watt CX750F power supply unit, it seems like it has four PCIE/CPU ports. And mygraphics card requires 6 pin+8 pin power supply. I know I can use two 6+2-pin PCIe connectors for the GPU, but for the 6 pin port of the GPU, I need to leave the 2 pin dangling, it just looks...
  33. L

    [SOLVED] I'm trying to help my friend with upgrading a PSU in a dell inspiron so he can put a 1660 ti in it

    The computer he has is a Dell Inspiron 3847 with an i7 in it. I don't know which 4th gen i7 so I believe at most it will sip 95w. The graphics card he plans to buy is a 1660 ti, which I think consumes like 225 w. he originally planned to use a 450w PSU until I found this forum post and now I'm...
  34. C

    [SOLVED] How do I find out if a laptops motherboard is compatible with GPU upgrade?

    When I bought my laptop it was with the idea to be able to upgrade it later down the line. I both it at the beginning of 2018 with pretty much the lowest specs hardware I could. It came with 8gb ddr3 ram, 1tb HDD, gtx1060 and i7-7700 HQ 2.8-3.8GHz, 45W, 6MB Cache. Over the last two years I've...
  35. S

    Question PSU extension cable with broken pin

    I have a PCIe 6-pin extension cable with a broken ground pin. My PC has a GTX 1650 SUPER in it. I know my GPU draws around 100W of power and the motherboard power connector should be able to deliver 75W, as for a normal 6pin connector. If one ground pin is broken on the connector should the...
  36. Myhail

    [SOLVED] will this work?

    Hi. Curentlly I have a Segotep ATX-500W12 and I would like to buy a MSI GTX 970. I read on the interent that this gpu needs 1x8/1x6 pins . Can somedoy help me if it will work? Also, I have a Intel Pentium E5200 2.5 GHz, 4 gb ram 1660 MHz, and Acer Veriton S480G motherboard. My current gpu is...
  37. Swa5931

    [SOLVED] will this PSU work witg the 3080?

    I just got my 3080 delivered and I swore my current PSU had 3 2x8pin connectors but however it has 1 2x6 pin and 2 2x8pin and its not modular Will this one work? Brand: EVGA 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,084Reviews Power Supply 750W Fully Modular 80+ Gold Certified with Addressable RGB Light - Vairous...
  38. Void_Viking

    [SOLVED] Will a 180w psu work for a rx460

    I have an older i3 2120 pc with an 180w proprietary PSU. If I dropped an rx460 (which is a 75w TDP card) into it, how bad would it really perform? Most intensive thing played would be Skyrim. Thanks!
  39. E

    [SOLVED] Will my cpu and psu be okay for a 3080?

    Hello! I am thinking of buying a 3080 when they release, I currently have a Corsair 750 watt gold plus power supply and a i7 8700k, runs my 2080ti fine but concerned if this will be a huge bottleneck and also if my psu is okay with a 3080, everything is stock no overclock. Thanks

    [SOLVED] No video output on my new MSI GeForce RTX 2070 TRI FROZR 8GB

    Specs: Ryzen 9 3900X MSI GeForce RTX 2070 DirectX 12 RTX 2070 TRI FROZR 8GB CORSAIR VENGEANCE RGB PRO 32GB (8GBX4) Corsair Hydro Series, H100i RGB Platinum SE, 240mm Radiator MSI B450 TOMAHAWK Max Corsair CX Series 650 Watt 80 Plus Bronze My PC has been working great but recently sold my RTX...