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  1. 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...
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    [SOLVED] Is Antec High Current Gamer 520W PSU Safe with R5 3600X + 2080 Super (Hybrid)

    I just purchased a new GPU and am trying to avoid spending more money on a psu. I am running an R5 3500X @ stock and a GTX 1070Ti FTW 3 wtih the power limited fully maxed, +200 on the core and +200 on the memory. Will mthe Antec High Current Gamer 520w PSU be enough to run the R5 3600X and 2080...
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    I'm planning to buy a Gtx 970 but it needs a 8 and a 6 pin cable my psu have 2x6pin cable but no 8pin so im planning to buy a 6pin to 8pin coverter or cable to power the gtx 970 Can i use a 6pin to 8pin on A windforce gtx 970 3x ?? wth a true rated 500wtts PSU?
  5. OwlMaster

    [SOLVED] Can I run a gtx 1650 with a 310w psu?

    Hi I want to change my 1050ti for a 1650, in detail this model: https://www.amazon.it/GIGABYTE-GeForce-GTX-1650-OC/dp/B07QPVNL74/ref=sr_1_1?__mk_it_IT=%C3%85M%C3%85%C5%BD%C3%95%C3%91&dchild=1&keywords=gtx+1650&qid=1592853214&sr=8-1 . Can I run it with a 310w, or not? my entire setup is: i7 8700...
  6. Equale24

    [SOLVED] What is GPU Temp and Power target, could keeping it low damage the GPU?

    Hello guys, I'm currently using ROG RTX 2060 GPU. And I am using GPU TWEAK II for ROG GPU's. I've seen that there was an setting of GPU Temp target and Power Target which are synchronized (you could unsync ofc). So here's the question, I wanna keep my GPU temprature as low as possible because...
  7. J

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    [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?
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    [SOLVED] 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?
  10. Raxel

    [SOLVED] 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...
  11. Tybszka

    [SOLVED] 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...
  12. Nathansmith4456

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  14. 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  16. ZacG

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    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...
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    [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
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    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?
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    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...
  21. SF_Fluxer

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    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
  23. 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
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    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...
  26. 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.
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    Question Radeon HD 5770 makes computer not start

    Someone gave me their old 5770 1GB so tried to throw it in my old system to replace a GTX 260 896MB DDR3, just to see if it was any better than what I had or even worked (he couldn't remember but thought it did). So I replace it, plug the one power connector into the 5770, but when I fire up...
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    [SOLVED] Gpu flash connector

    Everytime when i turn on pc i have 1 sec flash on my gpu close to 8+6 pin. Sometimes only one flash above 6 pin. Sometimes 8 pin. sometimes together. I see it everytime when i start pc, and sometimes when i turn off my pc, there quick flash one second before turning off. I changed my psu, now...
  29. Karim_Eka18

    Question Can My Supply Run RX 470 ?

    Can i get away with this RX 470 into my system for a month or two till i get a better PSU ? Can i undervolt the GPU using wattman or afterburner to achieve what i want ? The GPU model is XFX Radeon RX 470 Graphics Card Black/Red My System Specs and Wattage With The RX 470 My PSU Specs
  30. wes_actual

    Question Ran out of power slots on motherboard. Options?

    Father/son PC build where GenX father (me) wanted to buy an off the shelf gaming PC. GenZ son suggested building one for a "fun" project. We are both novices; This is our first PC build. Awesome folks at Tom's Hardware forum (you) have helped me out in the past. Everything was going great until...
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    [SOLVED] Gpu upgrade need help please

    So i been wanting to buy a rx 5700xt to upgrade from my gtx 1060 6gb. Problem is i got a 400w psu. Its a 80+ Gold from BeQuiet. Going by pc part picker the worst case scenario is that it might draw around 395watts which is kinda uncomfortable for me. I know thats unlikely seeing as everything...
  32. J

    [SOLVED] Can I use 2 different power supply in 1 PC?

    So hey Guys, I want to use 2 power supply. 1 is a 320 watts and the other is a 550 watts. The reason I want to use 2 power supply is because im waiting for my 24 pin to 6 pin cable to be delivered which is for another week. Thanks in advance to whomever will answer
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    [SOLVED] Replacement for my CM650X?

    I am currently looking for a new power supply as i'm going to be upgrading my pc in a month or so, my current pc consist of Specs: Case - NZXT H500 CPU / Processor - I7 6700k GPU - GTX 1060 6GB Power supply - cm650x motherboard - Asrock z270 taichi CPU cooler - Hyper 212x evo ram - 2x4 Corsair...
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    [SOLVED] Will my Power supply handle this GPU?

    I am currently in the middle of choosing a GPU this being one of them, I was wondering if my new model of the CX650M would be enough to handle the GPU, I won't be overclocking the card or modify the fan speed, i'll be leaving it at default settings. Specs: Case - NZXT H500 CPU / Processor - I7...
  35. S

    [SOLVED] What ok 550 Watt(or more) power supply that is at least under $50

    I'm new to this so I don't have lots of experience but I want to see if I could get a decent power supply that I can use for a Gtx 570 that i'm getting that's only temporary.
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    [SOLVED] Can this PSU run a 2070 super

    I currently have a GTX 1060 6GB, and im looking for a noticeable upgrade, the two GPU's i've been keeping an eye on are the RTX 2070 super and the GTX 1080 Ti. My question is, can my CX650M run a 2070 Super? I won't be overclocking i'll be leaving the clocks at base speeds and i won't be messing...
  37. FaithOnHuman

    [SOLVED] Help me ASAP - Noob Alert

    Hey there, I am installing my new GPU is a Gigabyte RTX 2070 and I am wondering... in order to power the card should I connect all the cables (connectors) the 8pin and 6pin or just one of them? I have this PSU: Corsair VS650 so I have x2 6pcie pins with extra 2pins it’s one Any help?
  38. B

    Question Do I have enough watts to put a Titan XP(2016) and 1070 in a system together

    Hello all, today I ran into a unique problem with pcpartpicker. I could not put both of the gpus into the website so I couldn't measure the wattage and im hoping all of you can help me with this issue. I have a system that I am most likely going to use for mining and I have a 1070 and a Titan...
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    [SOLVED] Putting a GPU in a Dell Optiplex Mini Tower

    I'm currently trying to turn my old Dell Optiplex 330 into a lowish-spec gaming PC, sort of along the lines of this Linus Tech Tips video. So as far as the gpu goes, I have some questions. In the video, they slapped the GTX 650 in there with the extension cable and it worked perfectly. I was...
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    [SOLVED] Can I link my 6+2 GPU cable to become a 8 Pin GPU?

    I’m getting some LINKUP Cable extensions, and it comes with 2X 6+2 GPU Cables, my GPU (Sapphire Nitro+ RX 580) needs only a 8 Pin and 6 Pin. I know when I plug it in I can just leave the extra 2 Pins out but I want my build to be clean and not have a hanging out 2 Pin on the side of my GPU. Is...