Power Adapter

Forum discussion tagged with Power Adapter.
  1. C

    Question Acer Predator X34 Power Port Failing?

    I purchased this monitor in 2017 and starting maybe a year or two ago it seems like either the power port in the monitor or the power supply cable is dying as when I turn the monitor on from being asleep or off it will seemingly randomly fade to black, flicker, and just stay black for long...
  2. T

    Question Power cable compatibility to CableMod 12VHPWR / RTX4070

    Upgrading quite old PC to a build which will include a RTX4070. I’ve seen current gen of cards come with a 12VHPWR connector that seem to connect to 2x 8 pin power cables. Id like to get the cable mod 90 degree adapter...
  3. M

    Gaming Laptop rapidly cycles between Charging and Battery power

    I have my friend's Asus G751J which was a relatively unused hand-me down from this older lady who didn't need it. I'm not sure if it was refurbished because it used a Dell charger. Anyways, its main problem is that the display shows it's rapidly switching between Charging and Battery while...
  4. jakebure

    Question Will my GPU have enough power

    I currently have an 850W PSU with a 970 GPU and dual 6 pin power supply cables going to it. I currently have a 3080 which seems to want dual 8 pin connector to go into it, but was wondering if I can buy a 3rd party dual 6 pin connector to the mini 12 needed for the 3080 to power it,
  5. B

    [SOLVED] iBuyPower BB903 has 2 power modes on the PSU. However, it only runs on the lower setting

    Hey all. Kinda low-key on being a computer enthusiast. I bought the premade BB903 tower from a Best Buy quite a few years ago. I recently made a move and investigating my PC while cleaning and putting it back together I just remembered a functionality I never seemed to get the juice out of. The...
  6. M

    Question ASUS TUF506QE (MS74) Minimum Wattage

    I purchased the ASUS TUF506QE (MS74), which came with a 180W (20V 9A) power adapter, that I use for work rather than gaming. I have been looking for another compatable power adapter; however, 180W adapters are very expensive. Can a lower wattage 20V power adapter be used (e.g., 150W, 120W, 90W...
  7. J

    [SOLVED] HP Procurve 408 power supply

    Hi all, I've managed to pickup a HP procure 408 switch for some homelab testing, etc. Unfortunately it came without a power cable. Would anyone with more electronics know-how be able to identify what sort of adapter I require? Specifically around the plug type? Ideally I can pickup something...
  8. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Looking For a 750W Power Supply with an Extra 4pin ATX Connector

    Good day, I'm currently creating a build, and I need a power supply with the extra 4 pin ATX connector not just the standard 8 pin. Now some of you might be thinking, "You don't need that, that is just for extreme overclocking, and it will be unnecessary for the everyday user". Well, yeah...
  9. P

    [SOLVED] Can I replace DC wall bricks with AC->DC adapter?

    I have -- for reasons out of my control/budget right now -- three external HDDs, all of which use an oversized DC brick that plugs into the surge protector and covers other outlets. I'm curious about trying to replace at least two of them with something like this...
  10. Spaceslug

    [SOLVED] Can I use my old Power Supply cable on my new Power Supply?

    Power cord (16A 250V) that came with power supply doesn't fit my country's socket. Can I use my old power cord (10A 250V) on my new PSU? My Corsair RM750 came with a power cable that has an incompatible socket type, I cannot mount it on any of my wall sockets. On the new PSU cable, the...
  11. V

    [SOLVED] TX650M exploded, need help

    My TX650M exploded with a bang and I there was a spark from the PSU. The earthing pin was missing from the chord, and I think that was the reason. I will receive replacement under RMA, this time with a proper earthing pin plug. I will use a 6A 938J surge protector to avoid excess current. Do I...
  12. 3

    Question What product can I use to gently power on/off my stereo studio monitors?

    I have 2 Mackie speakers about 8 feet apart on stands either side of my desk. I need something I can plug them both into with an easy-to-reach switch (preferable on the desk) that can power them both on and off safely. What do you recommend?
  13. andretyuio

    Can I use this cable on my playstation 2?

    I have a cable rated for 7A, 125V. Can I plug it into my SCPH-39001 Playstation 2 or will it explode?
  14. R

    [SOLVED] Can i use more than one power strip?

    Hi, I want to know if I can use two strips at the same time on my pc. i have an old power strip that is: https://mega-gospodar.com.ua/p1193256220-setevoj-filtr-udlinitel.html Surge protector 2.5 m with universal power outlets (standard Europe, America, China, Australia). Characteristics...
  15. Equale24

    [SOLVED] Is it Okay to use 125V cord on 240V outlet?

    Hi, I’ve bought a Laptop from US. But now I am in a country where electrical standard is 240v 50hz. The adapter says 100-240v 2A 50-60hz. So I am not worried about the adapter. Although the cord (which connects outlet and adapter) has a text on it which says 125v 7A. I still think that is okay...
  16. Krys2000

    [SOLVED] Can I use a laptop charger from a different manufacturer if it supplies the same Power Requirements of my laptop?

    Hey guys, what I'm trying to do is revive an old laptop of mine, specifically a Samsung NC210. The factory power adapter died long ago and from what I've seen buying a new one off of Ebay will cost me over €200 (Definitely not giving that much for an adapter) I found a Lenovo one for €8 and its...
  17. kook

    [SOLVED] Can't plug in power cable

    I tried to plug it in but it just doesn't go in fully. I can only get it a little bit inside but the cable always hangs out a bit. I've tried it with force but I don't want to do it too hard or else it might break. What should I do? Do I need to do something else first to get it in?
  18. 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...
  19. DJDD01

    Question is this battery info normal?

    My device : Acer predator helios 300 2018 edition with I5 8300h and gtx 1050ti. Battery model: LG PABAS0241231 This is my battery info in HWinfo Battery Voltage [V] 16.842 Wear Level [%] 22.5 is this normal? The battery voltage seems a bit high to me, it's usually around 12v in...
  20. flashmantom59

    Question Replacing internal power receptacle on hp pavilion power

    Hey everyone, a few months ago I knocked my HP Pavilion Power onto the floor. This bent the bit from the power adapter. It continued to work for awhile, but eventually stopped working. I replaced the power supply (why don't the manufacturers make the cord with the bit detachable like the wall...
  21. siver20

    [SOLVED] A couple of Question on PSU and what cable can go were

    I'll do my best to keep this short. I just got an ASUS B550-f Wifi upgrade from my MSI B450. I have an EVGA BR 80+ semi-mod and my GPU is Gigabyte 1660 super. Also, my CPU is Ryzen 3600. I notice when i was using my old case the front 2 3.0 USBs the right one didn't seem to work. SO when I took...
  22. elcapitanph

    [SOLVED] Laptop Charger confusing 65watts or 120watts as per Asus Site

    Hello so i buy a laptop from ebay without charger now when i check the specification laptop model "ASUS X550JF-MS71 " https://icecat.biz/en/p/asus/x550jf-ms71/notebooks-x550jf-ms71-28347742.html https://www.asus.com/Laptops/X550JF/specifications/ Now it really confusing about the charger do I...
  23. T

    [SOLVED] 6 to 8 pin adapter or new psu?

    I'm about to buy a gtx 1660 super, but my psu has 1x6 pin and no 8 pins. I don't know much about electricity, cables or power supplies. can I connect my 6 pin to the 8 pin? should I buy an adapter or a new psu and which one? I've been using the psu for about 3 years and didn't have any issues...
  24. T

    [SOLVED] Is there a short in my PC somehwere?

    So I just built a new PC, everything is working fine except that if I power off my PC and then try to power it on using the power button, It doesn't turn on. Restart works fine and all but it's only when I completely power my PC off that it refuses to start again. I solved my problem by...
  25. Z

    [SOLVED] Laptop is charging but no power

    Hello, I have laptop HP 15-ay005. When I connect power adapter LED is on and mobo get 19.5V. When I test with multimeter everything looks fine. But laptop can't power on. I also try remove bios battery for one minute. Laptop battery doesn't work, laptop was working only with power adapter. This...
  26. A

    Question PC Booted after Unplugging and Re-Plugging Power Cord. Why?

    Hi guys, I hope you all are doing well. On a two-day old computer I bought it froze completely while I opened Netflix on Chrome. This seems to be an issue with Netflix as multiple PC users report the same issue online. No minidump or BSODS, no error in the event viewer other than the forced...
  27. A


    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?
  28. O

    [SOLVED] Instant Power Loss and Shutdown. Power surge?

    Hello, I have a gaming laptop (ORIGIN EON-17X) purchased in 2016, but within the last week I have twice experienced a total and instantaneous shutdown/loss of power even though the battery is full and it is plugged into AC power. There is no shutdown sequence it just instantly stops...
  29. 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?
  30. Aza78

    [SOLVED] Pop sound 10 second after connecting tablet

    So it happened twice now, but this time I hear where the sound came from. So I connected my tablet to a 3 way splitter and it made that weird static pop sound. After that I unplugged the splitter and put the tablets adapter directly into the wall outlet and no sound or anything, it works fine...
  31. Z

    [SOLVED] Can I use higher wattage charging adapter to replace one with lower wattage?

    I have a Razer Blade Stealth 13.3" Early 2019 (MX150 Graphics). Coming along with it is a 65W power brick. It seems that the 65W power brick is not enough for the laptop when gaming. Because the battery drains down to at most 85%. So I looked at Razer's web and I found a 100W power brick for...
  32. Ischys

    [SOLVED] Unexpected restarts on my notebook

    I am using Lenovo Ideapad 700 15-isk for 2 years and a half now. My computer started having unexpected shutdowns about like a month ago while gaming. First I tought I had a software issue and reinstalled my OS etc. graphics driver checks every fix I was ever able to found in the internet. I had...
  33. A

    Question How to check my power output?

    It all started with rocket league having terrible and constant high ping for some reason. After that, Monster Hunter world Iceborne would crash with an "error12: graphics device crashed". After a week or 2 and downloading MSI Afterburner, i fixed it by having my graphics card fans spin faster...
  34. C

    [SOLVED] Do I need a new PS or can I use my existing PS?

    I just build a new PC using some old parts. The new parts are i5-9600K cpu, ASUS Z390-P MB, and G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3400 RAM. My existing PS is an Antec Earth Wats 380 that only has a 4 pin cpu plug. The BIOS complains that it wants all 8 pins. I...
  35. itsme03

    [SOLVED] Will I be able to use a Nvidia 1660 Ti?

    I currently have a HP Z820 workstation with a Nvidia Quadro 5000 graphics card. I want to get a 1660 Ti but it needs an 8 pin power supply and only have a six pin power supply. I'm not sure if I need to get a 6 to 8 pin adapter or I need a new PSU. I don't want to get a new graphics card and fry it.
  36. cv_02kr

    Question Replacement battery for Compaq Presario 1500

    Didn't know how to properly title this, but anyway. The replacement batteries for this specific computer/series of computers is worth more than the laptop itself. I have one laying around that used to be the family computer; really, I just want to get it running again to mess with it and sift...
  37. 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
  38. robo731

    Question Dell achieving high performance with lower wattage charger?

    I have a Dell N7110 with a 48 WHr 6 -cell battery. I believe it's supposed to use a 90 Watt AC adapter to charge, however the charger I have is 65 Watts. When I boot the laptop it gives a warning that it will adjust performance to match the lower watt power adapter. I'm wondering if this...
  39. waleedGRT

    Question My pc restart new graphics card my pc restart at beginning where boot option comes.

    First of all im sorry for my bad english. So, when ever i put new graphics card ( MSI Radeon RX 580 8gb ) my pc restart at the beginning. and this process repeat again and again. where boot options (F12) and company name (dell) comes out this graphics card support x16 pci solt but my...
  40. Bad Sector

    [SOLVED] Blinking Battery Status Light With No Battery Inside

    Hey I have a ASUS G751JY and its battery didn't charge at all so I removed the battery (open lap top and unplugged it and take it iut of the laptop) Now when I plug the adapter the battery status light become orange. When I turn the lap top on it is still orange but after about 2 3 hours playing...