power cable

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  1. Wraazum

    Question My psu's power cable burnt scratch, what do i do?

    Greetings My pc suddenly restarted 2-3 times and then turned off without wanting to turn on again. Then i smelled something burn near the pc and accidently saw that the power cord where is connected to the pc's psu have little scratch which smelled like burnt so i figured out why my pc wont...
  2. ek_e123

    Question ASUS VP28UQG monitor shuts down randomly ?

    I've had my ASUS VP28UQG monitor for 3+ years now. I use it for my PlayStation 5 and as my PC's second monitor. Yesterday, as I was using my PlayStation, the monitor just turned off. Not standby mode, not a black screen. It completely shut down. I pushed the power button, nothing happened. I...
  3. O

    Question Dell E6440: Battery status light goes out

    Hello, when I plug the power cable into the input jack of my DELL E6440 the battery status light turns on for about 2 seconds and immediately goes out afterwards. How can I find the defect?
  4. T

    [SOLVED] Can I use a different power cord?

    I'm building a new PC, so I ordered a new PSU: "Adata XPG Core Reactor 850W". I noticed that the power cord that came with the PSU (the one that connects the back of the PSU to the wall) has a plug that looks like a "Type E" or "Type F" plug as shown here...
  5. JKay1994

    Question PSU doesnt start up with CPU 12v and SATA cables plugged in

    Hi All, I recently decided to upgrade my PC case, so after ordering one and installing my hardware into it, the power supply unit will now only turn on if it is just connected via the 20 pin motherboard connector and the 8 pin PCIe connector. The motherboard lights up and fans spin, but...
  6. Tortuous

    [SOLVED] Trying to replace molten cable on my HX1000i

    Hello everyone, My mining rig has been running for a steady few months but after it crashing and stopped showing 2 gpus i found out that the power cable was burnt and molten at the psu end. I didn't buy the psu myself and tried to order new power cables but they don't seem to fit on my gpus...
  7. D

    [SOLVED] Did my power board damage my PSU?

    I was just rearranging some stuff in my room, including my computer. Once I was done, I plugged the power cable for my PC back into my power board. There was some static noises while I was trying to plug it in, and I kinda felt the static throughout my body, but I managed to plug it. I turned...
  8. B

    [SOLVED] Can I use a 10 year old IEC C13 power cable for my new PSU

    Found an old dusty IEC C13 power cable when cleaning my house today and it happens I need one to power my new PSU (the plug that came with it has a different socket type). Is it safe to use in my PSU? The cable was left in small warm dusty inclosed room for around 10 years. Would the wiring or...
  9. kook

    Question What cables do I need for this ancient computer?

    So I have this old computer from like 1990 and I want to power it on but I don't have any power cables for it. On the back of the big monitor there is this socket: View: https://i.imgur.com/3GXQ082.png Surprisingly it looks just like the socket I have on my modern computer. Does that mean any...
  10. S

    [SOLVED] What is the point of this 6 pin power connector on this Z390 Godlike motherboard?

    Hello all, I own a Z390 Godlike motherboard but I dont know what is the point of this 6-pin power connector in the picture below. What exactly does it power? The GPU? The CPU? The whole motherboard? https://ibb.co/7kH3vFR I have noticed no difference at all in performance after plugging a...
  11. 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?
  12. D

    [SOLVED] Does anyone know the name of this connector?

    We have this old proprietary PC at work built for our gate system. Recently the power supply on the controller for the gate went out and the tech replaced it for us. So now I'm wondering if I can buy something like that myself as a backup. This is the picture of the old power supply that went...
  13. tedirving

    [SOLVED] AMD RX580 power cable for EliteDesk?

    Can someone provide the name of the adapter needed to power the AMD RX580 in an HP EliteDesk. The card uses a 8pin to 6pin cable but there is nowhere on the motherboard for a 6pin mini-black power cable. See screenshots links. Wide of motherboard close up of 6pin close up of 8pin PDF of all...
  14. D

    [SOLVED] Can I use a separately bought EU power cable for my Corsair RMx Series™ RM1000x (UK) PSU without problems

    I bought the Corsair RMx Series™ RM1000x PSU with a UK power cord for an upcoming custom build. Only later to realise that I would be building this PC outside of the UK and would need an EU power cord to be able to actually use this thing. My question is, does it matter what EU socket power...
  15. S

    [SOLVED] Using a EU PSU in the U.S

    So I ordered a Corsair RM750x PSU from amazon, but somehow I missed the fact that it was a EU unit while ordering. So because of this, it has a power plug with 2 large prongs that I can't even use. I have a power cable from an old crappy 400w pc (by Solytech) but my question is can I use that...
  16. N

    [SOLVED] PSU switch was on while working on computer

    Today I was checking my 24pin connection , I have pushed in the cable only to make sure was really all the way connected but I did that with the PSU power switch on but the computer was off ... It can make any damage to computer ?? It is still working but I'm a bit worried because I just forgot...
  17. Y

    [SOLVED] Connecting SATA power cable to SSD

    Hello, In my desktop Dell Vostro 3668, there's an outlet of 6 pins on the motherboard for connecting a SATA power cable. The power cable includes 5-6 wires and has at its other end a SATA male plug. I want to connect the SATA cable to a SSD. My question: If I connect the power SATA cable...
  18. T

    [SOLVED] Why doesn't my monitor turn on?

    I've used this monitor for about a month, the same time I started using my new pc. After I came home today after leaving my pc turned on in a game my monitor started to turn on and off (off for about 5-10 sec and on for 1-2). I tried it on other computers aswell but it does the same thing there...
  19. F

    [SOLVED] What cable do I need to power my graphics card?

    I bought a used EVGA 600w BQ power supply on facebook and a new MSI GTX 1050 ti off amazon (link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MA62JSZ/ref=ask_ql_qh_dp_hza) I was building my PC and discovered that the PSU I got doesn't have the correct cable needed to power my GPU, and after looking...
  20. M

    Question Can't find USB (JUSB) power cable?

    Hi, I'm building my first PC and can't seem to find the USB power cable (the one that is meant to connect to JUSB1 on the motherboard). Is this normal? I can't even find where the cable should be coming from, should it be coming from the Powersupply or the pc case?
  21. M

    Question Bought a new hard drive, but opened my computer to find there's only 1 SATA power cable.

    I've just about used up all the space on my hard drive, so I figured I'd buy another and have two (I already have an external hard drive that I use for backing up files). I got the hard drive a day ago, and today when I opened the case to my computer, I quickly found the SATA connection cables...
  22. BioPyroTech

    Question Power cord to TV

    So my roommate received a Vizio Smart TV as a late birthday present. And of course, what was the catch? There was no AC adaptor power cord included with the TV. So I went thru my cable stash, and I found 2 cords that fit! However, cord #1 says 10A 125V. Cord #2 says 7A 125V. The TV says the...
  23. M

    [SOLVED] New MSI Radeon RX 570 causing Problems

    Installed a new GPU recently, after a fashion i managed to get the drivers successfully installed and the card working, However when stress testing the GPU, either with a game (Total Warhammer 2) or the Kombuster utility that installed with the card, the entire machine switched off without...
  24. I

    [SOLVED] Help with power cable

    Hi All, I have a Dell Precision M6600. My power cable (250v) is not working anymore. I use now my old (125v) power cable. It's working but charging is very slow. Does this affect the performance of the laptop specially for the GPU? I'm having a Nvidia Quadro 3000m. I notice also when I freshly...
  25. KingRowe

    Question Motherboard Case Power Button not working

    Hi everyone! I have a problem that I can't quite pinpoint down, but effectively this is the issue. Pushing the power button on my case, or trying to jump the power switch on the MB doesn't give the PC life at all. I only have two parts at the moment but as far as I am aware these two parts...
  26. J

    [SOLVED] Does Threadripper need both 4 and 8 pin power connectors on MoBo

    I have recently got a new Ryzen Threadripper 1920x and a x399 Aorus Gaming 7 TR4 in a bundle. My current PSU is just a year old EVGAGQ 1000w and is working fine but I lost some of the cables and now I'm left with one 4pin CPU power connector. The Aorus Gaming 7 motherboard has one 4pin and one...
  27. U

    Looking to get a bit more bang for my buck out of some speakers.

    My first year of college I bought a couple of speakers and subwoofer off of craigslist for like $100. The speakers are the Infinity IL10 model. The subwoofer appears to have its own amp built in and each speaker is rated at an impedance of 8 ohms and 50-150 Watts. The preamp I'm currently using...
  28. K

    Fans for 780t case?

    So i really cant decide with which fans to install in the case:- the front takes 3 x 120mm \ 2 x 140mm rear takes 1 x 120mm / 140mm bottom 2 x 120mm but i have to remove the HDD cage on the top i have the Corsair Hydro Series H100i v2 so i can install 2 x 120mm fans on the top so, should i buy...
  29. K

    BIOS wont save my OC

    I followed everything that this guide provided but the system wont save my new oc speeds. Any help would be appreciated. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cOBaW_9U3A I5 4690k 3.5ghz Asrock z97 extreme4 16GB RAM Asus Strix 970
  30. A

    Switching Nvidia to Radeon

    i have a geforce GT 730 and getting a new R9 290x Sapphire tri-x card what should i do in terms of pre switching cards out, and post switching card out
  31. A

    Updating and patching for games

    Hallo everyone I just got my new pc and I am wondering about updting the games. Should I install the last update for a game or should I install all the previous ones. For example Assassins creed unity, should i install the last one i think (1.50 patch) or should i go for 1.1 than 1.2 untill i...
  32. Crashman

    Zalman Z11 Neo ATX Case Review

    With more radiator space and a more-modern design, does Zalman’s Z11 Neo have the combination of cool and quiet to get our stamp of approval? Zalman Z11 Neo ATX Case Review : Read more
  33. P

    Looking for a GPU around £250 ($424). Any suggestions?

    Hi, i am currently in the process of building my first computer, i have my mother board (Asrock z77 extreme4) And im planning on getting the Intel I5 4670K. (Is this a good choice?) When it comes to my GPU i don't have a clue what card would be best for my budget. I have had my eyes on the EVGA...
  34. R

    GA 78LMT USB3 Memory problems

    I purchased a new mobo, cpu, and memory (2x4=8 GB). I have a 1 TB hard drive, split into two equal partitions. There are two operating systems installed, one on each partition; Windows 7 Pro, and Windows Server 2012. Both are 64 bit OS's. The operating systems installed without any problem...