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  1. J

    Question 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...
  2. Mkznd

    Question 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?
  3. 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...
  4. 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
  5. I0wana0answer0837474774

    Question 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...
  6. 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...
  7. cdoge88

    Question 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...
  8. S

    Question 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...
  9. munyvian

    Question 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...
  10. F

    Question 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...
  11. Grockycrocky

    Question 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?
  12. HelpmeImStuckBecuase

    Question 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...
  13. Galaxy Tsao

    Question 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...
  14. 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...
  15. C

    Question 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...
  16. 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...
  17. Myhail

    Question 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...
  18. Swa5931

    Question 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...
  19. 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!
  20. 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