Power Consumption

Forum discussion tagged with Power Consumption.
  1. Y

    Question Power Consumption Drops Suddenly on RX 570

    I have an asus rog rx 570 4gb which i bought second hand a year ago and since a few months, my power usage keeps dropping whenever my gpu is at a 100% utilization, whenever i try to mine/play games at high settings my power consumption will go to a 120W and then drop suddenly to 25W making my...
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    [SOLVED] Can my Cooler Master MWE White V2 750w handle 4 x GPUs ?

    Hi, I am wondering can my PSU handle 4 x GPUs? I've bought my 4th GPU for mining. For now, the PSU is stable with 2 RX 470 4GB and 1 GTX 1060 3GB, but if I add one more GTX 1060 6GB to the system will it be enough? PSU model is...
  3. balamindin

    [SOLVED] How much power do these things use anyway?

    Hi everyone, Hope you all are keeping well. I'm planning to build my new rig in 2021 Q1. It'll be a fairly powerful as I'm planning to also use it as my homelab for learning and work along with gaming. Because of the nature of the VMs, it'll need to be on 24/7 (minus the maintenance time). My...
  4. O

    [SOLVED] PSU with one PCI-E and two connections vs two PCI-E cables

    Hi, Just a quick general question. The GPU I am looking at, the RTX 3070, needs two 8 pin connections. I have a PSU with one PCI-E cable with two 6+2 pin connectors on the end. Will this suffice? Or do GPUs with two 8 pin connections need more than one PCI-E cable? Or is one cable with two...
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    [SOLVED] AMD Ryzen 5 1400 Overclocked Maximum Power Consumption

    How much power does an Ryzen 5 1400 consume at full load? How much does it consume overclocked. I couldn't find this info anywhere but I'm not sure if pcpartpicker is correct at 65 Watts.
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    Question GTX 1050 Ti high idle power consumption

    I've been trying to search in google for too long and i can't find a solution for this. My 1050 ti idles at 35W even with reinstalling windows, updating drivers and no applications. The tdp of my card is 75W so it almost idles at 50% of it's power. I saw some in the forums that their gtx 1060...
  7. BDig98

    Question Corsair H115i Pro - SATA problems?

    Sorry if this is poorly structured, I'm currently stuck on my phone for this. To start things off, I installed my H115i Pro yesterday, but it failed (the pump wouldn't turn on), so I just removed it and stuck my Noctua NH-D15 in. When I got home today, I decided I would grab an old PSU, jump...
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    [SOLVED] Regulators for No Break UPS.

    Hello... plz help. First of all, sorry for the broken english, I haven't written much in english recently and I don't know most of the tech terms but I'll make a great effort to make it readable. I have a very specific issue. At the place i work with, one of those thingies called Uninterruptible...
  9. J

    [SOLVED] Is my rig getting enough power?

    Hey. I would just like to know if my rig is getting enough power from my psu? Specs are: CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 1200 3.1GHz Mobo: Asus Prime B450M-K RAM: Kingston HyperX FURY DDR4 8GB (1x8GB) GPU: Asus RX 480 4GB Storage: Hikvision 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD 7200RPM PSU: Corsair 450W with braided cables...
  10. [SOLVED] Can my psu handle a SAPPHIRE AMD Radeon RX 550, 2GB GDDR5, 128bit, 11268-16-20G

    My PSU has 250W , here is a pic of it: My other components are : 1x8 GB hyperx fury black stick I3 6098p Motherboard is MS 7996 , same as H110M PRO VD Looking forward to getting the answer as fast as possible
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    Question Can a PSU consume more power from the ups than it can provide?

    For example: Can a 600w psu can draw 400w of power from a ups that is rated 650va 360w? If it can will it damage the ups? What will happen to ups if electricity goes off?
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    Question Is Rx580 really far power hungry than gtx1660?

    Good night all. I was thinking about buying a rx580 for his cxb, but I know this gpu must need a 600W psu to run safe. I was looking at gtx1660 too, it can't be Soo cxb than 580, but it has more power efficiency, needs a 450W psu. My question is: there gonna be much difference on electricity...
  13. NightHawkRMX

    Discussion Show off your power consumption! (low or high)

    I'm curious to see how many watts other peoples components draw. I know this isn't insane, but 201w seems like a lot for a card I bought for $89. https://ibb.co/G2H5KmF
  14. K

    [SOLVED] HLaptop: Is a 2 SSD + HDD realistically posible?

    Hello! Right now I have a 15" gaming laptop that I did not buy new and am thinking about upgrading to something more beastly. The machine I have now looks like it has two slots for those SSD sticks and then another slot for a HDD. My question is when I get the bigger more powerful machine can...
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    Question Radeon VII's two 8pin power connectors

    So I want to order a Radeon VII but I noticed it has two 8-pin power connectors. I've had a 290x for years, and the power consumption seems to be exactly the same as Radeon VII at 295 watts, but the 290x has an 8-pin and a 6-pin, which is all my power supply has. The 6-pin connectors can...
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    Question RX 580 vs GTX 1060: Power Consumption/Electricity Costs

    I'm currently trying to decide which card to buy. I've watched multiple benchmarking videos and the differences aren't really significant. I guess the RX 580 is slightly better, but what bothers me is the power consumption of this card. It's said to be at least 65 watt higher than the GTX 1060...
  17. B

    [SOLVED] Pc doesn’t run like it used to

    My pc was running well when I first built but then my cpu fan was going wack then I reset my pc and I used to be able to get 140fps on fortnite but now I can bearly get 60 My specs Gtx 1070 Ryzen 2600 2x 4gb ram
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    Question Why is it taking so long for my disk to defragment?

    So the other day it dawned on me that it has been an exceptional amount of time since i carried out any maintenance for my computer, which is now outdated, and so i felt like it was time to do so. I first used disk cleanup which managed to find and delete 9GB worth of clutter and i then went on...
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    Question Can I replace the DVD drive in my laptop with an HDD?

    I have an HP Pavilion 15-p001tx laptop from 2014, it currently has a 1TB HDD and a DVD drive. I plan on replacing the HDD with a 250GB SSD, and since I have never used the optical drive, I figured I might as well swap it out with my HDD for additional storage. Can I do this, and are there...
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    Question HDD is not given power and is not read when case fan is connected

    So, i took my case's front fan out to clean it and then i plugged it back in, i don't remember if it was the same molex connector as before removing it. everything powers up fan spins pc boots and goes into the bios and hdd is not read so it doesn't boot. i remove the fan and then it boots up...
  21. Jakantos

    Question Will ram fix my CPU (intel nuc)

    I have an intel nuc so I can't replace my cpu and I believe I have the best available anyway. I have 8 gb of ram but I am wondering if I add more it will fix my cpu saying 98% in task manager
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    Question Size of my GPU

    Hi, im thinking of getting a ROG STRIX RTX 2070 Overclocked edition but its bigger than my motherboard, would it still work or does the gpu have to be smaller than my mobo.
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    Question GTX 1050 failing PSU or GPU

    Hi, My (Windows 10) machine fails when gaming. After approximately 10 min it crashes. Since I expect that the GPU is failing I ran the FurMark test and after 1 min dots start to develop and then my computer crashes. Is there a way to test GPU and CPU separately ? Thanks !
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    Question Computer started crashing recently after upgrading psu and gpu.

    Hello people a month ago I upgraded my gt710 with Rx 570 8gb oc and switched rampage 600w psu recently my computer started crashing while gaming everything is ok when im surfing in internet or watching a movie or playing low spec games(crusader kings 2 and some text based games) but when i try...
  25. obi1kenobi

    Question Trouble connecting display to port

    Hi all Please can someone help,i have an xfx radeon gpu which has 1xhdmi 3xusb ports and 1xvga port. My dell SE2717H monitor only has an hdmi and vga port,so ive connected my display to the hdmi port on my graphics card because the vga cable fitting is not compatible.i just bought an LG 29...
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    Question Game graphic settings question

    So I’m debating getting a 2080 ti or 2080. My goal is to achieve close to 240 if not more at 1080p. I’ve never used a PC and played games on it. When I lower my graphic settings from say ultra to high or medium what’s the average increase on frames
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    [SOLVED] RGB AIO water cooler

    So I found this AIO CPU cooler - Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240L RGB and it got me thinking. Can I "chain/connect" the rgb cable (4-pin) to my rgb led strips (4-pin) if they are both supported in the softwave (Gigabyte's RGB fusion)?
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    [SOLVED] Build upgrade - about time

    Hi . I have a PC that I built and have been enjoying for specific games past few years however I was limited to my choice of games. I would ld like to do an upgrade on a budget . My current build : ASRock B85M Pro4 LGA 1150 Intel B85 HDMI SATA 6GB/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard. Ram: 2...
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    [SOLVED] Why do I get this micro-stuttering?

    I get average frametimes with some major spikes in almost every triple A modern-ish game (GTA V, Assassin's Creed from Unity on, The Witcher 3, Rise of the Tomb Raider etc.). It's not a constant stuttering, it's just, as I said, that while the frametime isn't even that bad, I get these spikes...
  30. S

    Question CPU bottleneck?

    Could my amd 8370 cpu be bottlenecking my gtx gigabyte 1080
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    Question Stable 144FPS - possible or not?

    Hi, I play a lot of FPS games - nowadays it's mostly Apex Legends or Overwatch. Usually I stay at 140-ish FPS but sometimes i drop to 120 or even 100, and this is usually in large fights with lots of effects and explosions going around. It is also not unusual for my frames to drop to 110...
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    [SOLVED] Using a PSU in another country? (240V to 110V)

    Hello and sorry if this is a silly question that has been asked about before. But I would like to be sure with my specific PSU just for piece of mind. I intend to move from the UK to Taiwan and I'm going to take my PC apart and rebuild it there. So that's moving from a 240V country to 110V. I...
  33. K

    [SOLVED] External Hard drive problem

    Dear To whom it may concern: My laptop went bad. Wouldn't turn on. So I took the hard drive out of it. I bought a new Acer desktop and connected the laptop hard drive to the desktop through an enclosure as an external hard drive and then reformatted. I copied some video and audio files from...
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    Replugged fan wire now computer won't turn on

    So when I woke up today I turned on my computer and it ran like normal for a few seconds then one of my fans in the front of the case made a weird noise and slowed down almost to a halt so I turned my computer off and decided to unplug the fan wire and replug it into a different connecter and...
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    [SOLVED] Why is my FPS on my games are low?

    I've seen a post from a marketplace on facebook selling an I3-2120 and a gt610 GPU and it shows that its League of legends FPS is about 200+ My Unit is an I3-2200 and a GPU of Gt710 but my fps on the same game is only at 70-80. Is that motherboard an issue here? Since there is a "Windows 7...
  36. A

    No Hdmi signal

    Hi, I recently bought a gaming pc and everything was just fine but sometimes i have no image "no hdmi signal" , one time it worked to reconnect the cable but usually I have to restart the pc , i changed the cable but same story , It never happened while browsing or watching a movie, usually it...
  37. J

    PC Problems: Upgrade PC or build new one?

    I had my PC custom built for me a little over three years ago for school and light PC gaming/streaming. I want to be able to play and stream titles such as Fortnite and (newly released) Apex Legends. Lately I would play these titles for about an hour or two and the game would either crash or...
  38. J

    Can any Lcd fit with my Asus laptop? 15.6 inch.

    Can any Lcd fit with my Asus laptop? 15.6 inch.
  39. khangnt2005

    Can I use these sockets at the same time?

    Hello everyone, I have a motherboard and I have a CPU. I overclocked the CPU. It is being hotter than usual. I decided to buy more fans. The case fan is not a problem to me. The CPU fan, I have a Deepcool gammaxx 400. It has a 120mm fan on it. I want to buy one more 120mm fan to attach to the...
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    Toshiba Satellite l500 black screen until windows loading

    My toshiba has a black screen until the windows starts loading. So I cant see the booting nor enter the BIOS because I cant see what Im doing. When I connect it to an external display, in this case my TV through a HDMI cable, it shows everything on the TV. So is this a display problem, any...