power a gpu

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  1. J

    Question Can i use 2, 6+2 PCIe connectors on a GPU that needs 2, 8 pin PCIe connectors?

    Hello there i am buying a XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB THICC III Ultra Video Card for my new build and it says that it requires 2 8 pin PCIe and i was wondering if it is safe to use 2, 6+2 PCIe's on it instead as my PSU comes with 4 6+2 PCIe's (SeaSonic FOCUS 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully...
  2. J

    [SOLVED] Rx 5700

    Hello there... I bought the RX 5700 TUF Gaming and it has 1x6 pin supply and 1x8 pin supply...I must fill both of them or only 1 pin?
  3. E

    Question Psu and GPU question

    Can a psu only fail in pcie cables? If yes would your entire pc shut down or would you only lose signal on your monitor?
  4. Raxel

    Question Graphic Card won't turn on

    Hi everyone! So i started assembling my new pc and i did it ... At last i took my GPU from my old computer where it worked till 2 hours ago ... The GPU is a ( GTX 1060 3 gb) I install the gpu on the new motherboard and everything seem to work fine... but the led on the GPU never turned on and...
  5. Tybszka

    Question Do two different video cards consume the same power on the same settings in games?

    Hello, I have just bought a new gpu, a Rx 580 8gb nitro+, before I had a gtx 960 4gb. I have an issue, whenever I try to play games even on the same settings as I did with my old card, the pc restarts. I think the issue might be with my psu, as it is and old one and "only" 550W. I have tested...
  6. Nathansmith4456

    Question RX 5700 XT/PSU Question

    Hi all, hope all are safe and well. I have a EVGA 650 BQ PSU and a Sapphire 5700XT graphics card. The PSU PCI-E cable is only 8-6 connector and the graphics card is 8-8. I decided (maybe stupidly) to use the vga connector which has a separate 8pin connector so essentially the graphics card was...
  7. M

    Question RTX 2070 Super "Please plug in all PCie Power cables"

    currently upgrading to an MSI RTX 2070 Super, pretty sure i have installed everything correctly. its in the proper GPU slot and i have the correct power connectors for it which is an 8-pin and a 6-pin, the 8-pin is an adapter but it worked fine with my old GPU (MSI GTX 970). when i power on...
  8. bobjackieson

    [SOLVED] Best budget psu

    Which psu should I get for my budget? I'm was looking at this one and then I saw a bunch of fear mongering about it. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07PGW8TN6/ref=cm_sw_r_other_apa_i_RVStEbEDERC5K I don't want anything modular. I just want something that I can switch on and power up my pc! I...
  9. B

    Question Sapphire Rx590 Nitro+ power problems?

    After having troubles with my pc for a while i decided to buy myself a new GPU, i went for the rx590 nitro+ and at the beginning everything looked fine. While testing a few games i noticed some rare stutters and lags. I spent a lot of time checking if i got all the drivers right but couldnt find...
  10. ZacG

    Question Is there a difference between pci-e and and vga

    I started building my first computer. The graphics card requires 2x 8pin power connectors. If I use 2 Vga cords I get no picture and the monitor stays black. If I use my pci-e with a 8pin and 6 pin. I get a picture. If I use the pcie and the vga I get no picture. I don’t want to use the just the...
  11. A

    Question PSU cracking noises and crashes

    One year old PC that started crashing half a year into it's life. Specs are: Gigabyte B450M DS3H AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Wraith Boxed (regular cpu fan) Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2060 OC 6G G.Skill Aegis 16 GB 3000hz Cooler Master V Series V550 plus gold Sharkoon VS4-W with two fans (temps remain low) 2...
  12. O

    [SOLVED] Upgrading gpu is it safe to use 6 to 8pin adapter for power?

    Hi everyone! I just purchased asus o6g gtx 1660s to change my sapphire amd hd7850 but it used a 6 pin connector as supply but my new gpu needs an 8 pin connector. Is it safe to use a 6to8 pin adapter? my supply unit is integrated in my case and its model is: Cooler Master RS-500-PCAP-I3 500W
  13. I

    Question can you use two power supply in one pc ?

    hi, can I use two power supply in one PC, like one for the GPU and the other for other parts?
  14. T

    Question AMD Adrenaline latest drivers causing GPU core clock and memory load drops?

    So I recently put a new rig together (see below), everything brand new except the GPU (Pulse Rx 580). Before building I cleaned out the GPU real good and of course applied some new thermal paste, and it runs like a charm with very good temps - idles 23-28c max load so far 65c. Heat dissipates...
  15. SF_Fluxer

    Question GPU not reaching 100% for some reason

    Hi Here are my specs CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X GPU: Phantom Gaming Vega 56 RAM: (4 x 4) G Skill Ram clocked 3000 mhz Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 Storage: An HDD and SSD Power Supply: EVGA Supernova 550W G2, 80 + Gold Rated When I first got my GPU, it worked fine for playing games and stuff...
  16. S

    Question (Picture arttached) Should my PSU fan face upwards or downward?

    Should my PSU fan face upward or downwards? My case is the cooler master cosmos SE View: https://m.imgur.com/a/pAbeLYJ
  17. PiztoLice

    [SOLVED] Installed an RX 570 with a generic PSU. Weird things started to happen

    Long story short I installed an RX 570 along with a generic, unknown brand "700" watts power supply So i just got an RX 570 installed it on my unit using a generic power supply but then I noticed something different, it requires an 8 pin but my cheap power supply doesn't have an 8 pin for a...
  18. T

    Question Computer Shutdown

    My computer keeps shutting down randomly and its driving me insane. There is no correlation between shutdowns. I might be playing a game or just on google. The computer could have been running for 5 minutes or 3 hours. The screen just turns black, the computer turns off, and then it turns back...
  19. J

    Question I need help to choose used PSU

    my pc spec: r9 285 2gb i5 3570 ram 6gb psu some random Zito 500w psu i asume thats some 10$ psu monitor 1680 when i play more intense games my pc restarts so i am assuming that is beacuse of psu aldo my cpu temperature is 69-72 at point when it restarts so as i said i am buing used psu around...
  20. JaAntonio

    [SOLVED] Corsair Hx620W. Made your opinions and thoughts what i should do

    My family got this power supply unopened, brand new. Don't ask how cause i don't believe this is new. The model has two 6 pin PCI cable and it's very very old. Should i trust this thing to make r5 1600 rx 560-570, ssd 120, 1tb hdd, 16gb 3000mhz kit gaming pc to my mum? Nothing is going to be OC.