Power issue

Forum discussion tagged with Power issue.
  1. kebabthief

    Question Will not power up with a SATA hard drive attached.

    Hi everyone. I have a problem with a PC where it will power on with no hard drives attached, but as soon as you connect a hard drive it gives you power (i.e. fans spinning) for about half a second. The PC usually has 3 hard drives attached. 1x HHD and 2x SSDs. All the hard drives, when...
  2. M

    Question CPU doesn't boot up properly on first load and every odd loads

    My PC doesn't boot up properly every time if it is the first power up. The PC doesn't display the BIOS, but fans keep running, keyboard and mice lights turn on, but the monitor has an orange light indicator which tells me that there's no signal from the display. Also, my NZXT case power button...
  3. E

    Question Intermittent operation of a used GPU ?

    Hi all First post, hope to be able to repay the favour. So, I bought a used/faulty Zotac GTX 1050 Ti OC where the owner stated it was working intermittently. I thought I'd have a go at trying to fix it (and in turn upgrade my standard 1050 ti), but more than a month later I'm still scratching...
  4. lennert.bpx

    Question Acer Aspire not starting

    Hello everyone, about a month ago my Acer Aspire 7, with model number N19C5 stopped working. It wouldn't start anymore. I suspect it stopped working due to water damage. Yesterday, I was still feeling mad about the loss of all my data so I decided to take it out the closet and give it one more...
  5. Skayden

    Question Blue screen with error Kernel-Power, event 41 while using the Twitch Studio app

    Hi! I've been streaming Super Mario Odyssey on Twitch with my Nintendo Switch for a few months now, and the use of the Twitch Studio app made it really easy, as I wasn't able to obtain 60fps footage with OBS or Streamlabs (only 30fps for some reason). I'm using a "4K Ultra HD USB 3.0 Video...
  6. Chronohuxx

    Question HELP! Motherboard not working after installing new cpu cooler

    Mobo: maximus viii hero So I recently installed a new cpu cooler in my pc and it was going fine. I plugged everything in and it booted up fine. But I tried switching some cables in the back and when I moved the pc, it went dark. I took it out again and tried unplugging some cables and switch...
  7. G

    Question PC random restarts

    my pc suddenly restarting,and i dont know whats the real matter, i brought a new motherboard tried ram slot changes OS reinstalled specs asus tuf b365m wifi plus gaming (newly brought) Intel core i5 9400f 2.9ghz 16gb ddr4 2666 mhz msi rtx 3060 ti gaming x trio corsair cv650 psu I tested temps...
  8. givicho

    Question Computer power's on, GPU Does not.

    Hello. I resell graphic's cards to get a bit of cash on the side. Recently I imported a dell gtx 1070 from a pc part store on ebay. When I installed the GPU nothing happened, The fan spun for a milisecond and then it just stood there in silence, no heat, no display, nothing. The monitor...
  9. bdev20

    Question CPU and fan not receiving any power?

    I am in the process of building a computer and for some reason I cannot even get to the BIOS screen. It seems that other components of the computer are getting power, like the RAM and chassis fans, but not the CPU or its fan. When I turn on the computer, all I get is a black screen, and for some...
  10. A

    Question Pc not starting

    So my pc stopped working some days ago, pressing power button or sorting the board pins do nothing now, I've faced this same problem last year as well, where it will work normally at the computer shop but wouldn't start at home. I did lots of digging on this issue last time and found out it was...
  11. HunterC882

    [SOLVED] "Haunted PC" Reboots when I get up or walk past system

    Before I start, My pc will boot up fine and run games with no problem. It's not running that's the issue, the issue is when I get up from my chair or if I walk past the machine it reboots on it's own. It doesn't do it when I'm just sitting down and playing games, but as soon as I get up and walk...
  12. mrttzr18

    Question Added waterblock, now PC won't stay on ?

    So, I just added a waterblock to my pre-existing loop, but ever since my display goes out after about 10-15 seconds after startup. The display cuts regardless of me booting to BIOS or to windows.... I can only assume this is a problem with my GPU, but I don't want to flush the whole system and...
  13. J

    [SOLVED] Upgraded PSU now system will not turn on with SSD plugged in.

    Hey, I went from a 650w EVGA psu to an 850w, the pc works perfectly except for when I plug in the sandisk ssd that I have all of my games on. I have changed all of the psu cables for the new ones with the upgrade and I’ve even plugged in a SATA cable just for the SSD but no luck. PC turns on...
  14. Cubrix

    [SOLVED] Computer cannot start. Randomly happens after working 100% the previous day?

    Hi guys, dont know if someone has run into the same problem before, but it feels like I have tested everything and can not solve the problem on my PC. So my PC works 100% when I can power it on, and then sometimes after a while it just won't power on at all. If I power off the PSU and power it...
  15. O

    [SOLVED] Building computer for the first time. Won't stay powered on

    Hello, I ordered parts to build a computer. I verified all the components works with each other before ordering via pc part picker and even found the same build on a YouTube Video. I built it with a computer tech person but both him and I have never built computers before. Here is the issue and...
  16. L

    [SOLVED] Problem with pc blackscreening

    Recently over the past couple of months my pc has been freezing and then blackscreening, when it blackscreens the fans are still running and the motherboard light is on, but I am unable to do anything and when I try switch it off by the power button it doesnt work, even if I hold it down, the...
  17. B

    [SOLVED] Graphics card not being powered when using 24pin to 6pin adapter (among other issues)

    My power adapter (24 pin to 6 pin) does not want to work properly with my prebuilt HP computer (Compaq 6300 I believe). With that extra 6 pin cable that comes from the adapter the PSU starts straight away without me even pressing the start button on the computer. Then if I press the start...
  18. Y

    [SOLVED] New PC shuts itself down randomly (Kernel-power 41). What's the problem?

    Hi everyone. Firstly I apologise if I've posted this in the wrong area. I'm experiencing a power issue and a friend of mine suggested that it might be an issue with my power supply. My Gaming PC is around two months old. Over the past few weeks the PC has shut itself down on a number of...
  19. A

    Question PC keeps restarting/shutting down (fans stay on) with various psus even in bios

    Hi All, I've been really struggling to resolve this issue and would really appreciate some help, basically, after upgrading my ram to a new 4x8 kit (from 1x8) and starting to play cyberpunk and borderlands 3, my pc started crashing where the monitor goes black, audio glitches occur (depending...
  20. A

    [SOLVED] Need help, please.

    I have an MSI GE72 2QF Apache Pro, the fans went out in it so I replaced the fans today, as well as replaced the thermal paste. After installing the new fans and paste, it ran great for a little over an hour and played Final Fantasy XIV to test the new fans, and the installation was a success...
  21. V

    [SOLVED] Why won't my PC turn on while gpu is connected?

    My PC shut off completely while playing a game. It only turns on now when the GPU isn't getting any power from the power supply. Tho the GPU fans are kicking on and off every few seconds. GTX 970.
  22. xrique007

    Question M5A97 R2.0 not booting

    I have m5a97 r2.0 whenever I turn it on it runs for few secs and the turns off. Is it dead?
  23. FSCGeek

    Question STRIX 1080TI power issue

    Hello! I am facing a problem that I have never experienced before... I have my old PC with the following specs: CPU: Intel Core i5 6600K -no OC Mobo: ASUS Z170-A RAM:Kingston HyperX 2x8GB DDR4 3000 GPU: ASUS Strix GTX 1080 TI stock clocks PSU: Super Flower Leadex Gold II 850W A couple of months...
  24. D

    Question Unexpected PC shut down (several attempts to fix)

    Back in 2016 I built my first computer and it worked without issue until just recently. I noticed that it would randomly be off when I came back to work on it, and would not power up unless I removed the power cord for a few seconds. Sometimes the computer would shut off while working on a...
  25. potche

    [SOLVED] Not sure if my PC is dying.

    Here's my specs. Interesting details include : both of the inner fans on my 1070 have not worked for 2 years, my plastic CPU cooler fan also does not work, the heat sink is still there though. My score on Furmark ( Preset 1920x1080 ) is 5870. I have never had any heat issues. My main reason...
  26. P

    [SOLVED] HELP! PC flashing when powered up

    Hello, My brother asked me to upgrade his PC for him. He wanted me to change out the GPU and add a SSD. I did so normally, and when I went to boot it - it said no OS was found, alright, cool. So I unplugged the other drives and ran it with only the OS drive connected, it worked as expected. He's...
  27. G

    [SOLVED] Samsung Monitor LS32D85KTSR/ZA powers on and off randomly.

    So I recently got a hold of a monitor that someone was getting rid of because they were having problems with it. It sometimes will power on and stay on for several hours until I manually power it off, but 99% of the time it will either not turn on, or it will turn on for a few seconds to a...
  28. jamesmith29

    [SOLVED] New build PSU fails to power on the majority of components

    Greetings all, Apologies in advance for the long post and if I have it in the wrong section SPECS: PSU: Antec 650wEdge Gold MOBO: ASRock Z390 Taichi CPU: Intel Core I7 9700k CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 CPU cooler RAM: Kingston HyperX Fury 2x8gb DDR4 Graphics Card: Galaxtic GTX 2060 Fans: 3 Noctua...
  29. V

    Question HP Laptop wont turn ON

    Hi i have Hp Spectre x360 laptop and i was using it 3 hours ago and it showed 20% battery and then it turned off after sometime i thought the battery died so after sometime i plugged it back in and when charging light turned white i tried to turn it on and i stayed off. So i unplugged charger...
  30. F

    Question PC restarts under heavy load with new PSU

    I've been having issues with seemingly random restarts, but I've been able to get consistency in them from stressing the CPU for too long, or stresssing the PSU for like 5 seconds. Everything on Google pointed to PSU issues, so I got a new one, but the problem persists. Specs: Intel i5-4690K...
  31. S

    Question PC Random Reboots

    Hello for the past month I have been having random reboots while on my pc. Sometimes it's a few hours before it shuts down and other times is every 5 min. I have a Thermaltake 600w smart series psu that I thought was the issue so I RMA'd it. They sent me a refurbed one and my pc ran fine all day...
  32. Cosmic13

    Question Laptop ASUS GL552VX suddenly won't turn on after using nbtstat -R and -RR

    Hi, I just had a problem with my ethernet connection stating Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP address. I look up on internet how to solve it and got some solutions to try (https://www.drivereasy.com/knowledge/ethernet-doesnt-have-a-valid-ip-configuration-on-windows-solved/). At first, I tried...
  33. G

    [SOLVED] How to Identify if the motherboard is bad/broken/dead?

    So what really happen is everything is working fine and i decided to clean my pc parts since it's been more than 6 months since the last time i clean my pc and the dust are really visible already(visible dust but not severe). I used paintbrush and blower then put everything back and the PC won't...
  34. Z

    [SOLVED] Should I buy a new cooler?

    My i5 9600k is running back at 5.06 GHz. Running stress test at fan max speed, pump at max speed. My cpu package temp is hitting 78c. Is it perfectly fine or is my cpu asking for a better cooler? I'm using Coolermaster ML120L rgb cooler. Any recommendation? Also what is the max clock speed for...
  35. D

    Question Making a wireless hotspot?

    I"m in the process of looking at building a wireless WiFi hotspot. I have a specific wireless adapter I want to use and it will typically be one which will have a good chance of picking up a WiFi signal if one is near. Basically this modem will pick up a better signal than my phone or laptop...
  36. G

    Bluetooth connected, however no audio

    My PC does not have built-in bluetooth so I bought a bluetooth receiver, I was able to connect my wireless headphones to my PC. The connection was successful however there is no sound. Is there anything I could do to fix this?
  37. D

    irratic GPU usage

    my GPU spikes up and down from 0 to 100 % gpu usage does anyone know whats wrong
  38. T

    SLI not detected on nvidia control panel

    Hello My build is: ASUS MAXIMUS VII FORMULA 2x GTX 980ti hydro copper i7 4790k I have tested this build a year ago and I had to leave it back home because am going to university, I have got it shipped here, everything seems fine.. the GPUs light up when the PC is running but the second card...