power suply

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    Question GPU light blinking

    Hii, about a month ago this issue started , my monitor screen would go black and my Gigabyte Aorus GPU ,the Aorus LED keeps blinking but the PC is running with full power. I have done all sorts of troubleshoots etc . This very new Issue for me , never faced this issue ever before so i dont know...
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    Question My pc has been crashing whenever there is some load on the GPU like benchmark and games. Can someone help me with this.

    Ryzen 5 2400g GTX 1660 Amp (Zotac) 16gb 2400hz ram (dual channel) 450w Thermaltake litepower psu My psu has 1, 8 pin connector and 1, 6 pin connector, but my computer parts vendor has connected the GPU using an adapter which converts 2 lp4 4 pin connector to a 8 pin connector. Is it this causing...
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    Question Why does the 6 pin not fit?

    I just got the rtx 3070 because I used to have the 1060 and I wanted to put it in my prebuilt pc but when I tried to plug in the 6 pin and the 6+2 pin, the 6 pin from the 8 pin does not fit, it goes in halfway but then gets stuck and won’t go further. I tried using a bit of force but whatever I...
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    Question Can I use a 600W power supply through a 500VA UPS safely?

    I am looking forward to buy a PC that has a 600W power supply. I have a 500VA, 250W capacity UPS. If the capacity of the UPS is lower than the watts the power supply might use, is it safe to use this UPS, or should I get another one? Of course I don’t plan to game while running the PC on the...
  5. Giras

    [SOLVED] help to upgrade psu !!

    hi im gonna upgrade my Cm masterwatt 650 and replace with more W for future but cant decide what psu to get also gonna rerplace soon mobo and cpu - probably with new ryzen zen 3 and after gpu also so not sure how much i will need can anyone help me with decision and what brand was think 850w...
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    Question PC boots then fails

    I start my pc, it boots, then fails, then boots again(on its own) and then fails again and it wont let me turn it on unless I pull out the psu cable and wait 60 second,plug it back in and then it boots up normal and plays every game and does everything fine... What seems to be the problem? I...
  7. Deranged_Aathma

    Question Power Supply Loud Grinding noise while Gaming

    Recently I assembled a gaming PC and installed games such as GTA V, Assassin's Creed Unity etc. I mostly play GTA V and my graphics settings are set to high. But after few minutes into gaming a very loud grinding noise begins to be heard, low at first and gradually increasing to a very, I repeat...
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    Question Whining coming from EVGA Supernova 750W+ 80 PlusGold

    So when I just use my computer for normal stuff like watching YouTube and Twitch everything is fine, but when I start playing any game you can just hear the whine sometimes super loud, I’ve heard people say this means to get a new power supply but I bought the parts and built this pc just 7...
  9. JoDave

    Question System keeps crashing again and again.

    I have Q8400 and GT610 with 6gb ddr3 ram. So, What my problem is that sometimes it turns on and works peacefully but sometimes shuts down randomly and the hdd doesn't read and makes some noise. But when i turn off the pc and give a pat on the hdd it works fine. This started happening again...
  10. DiacBean

    Question A 2 day old PSU sparked when I flipped the switch on

    I have an EVGA 450w BV Power supply when I'm setting up my new computer I noticed a small white spark, I'm not sure if its inside of the PSU or what but I tried to turn it on again, and everything works fine no foul smell or anything I'm just scared this might damage my components in the future...
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    Question Where should you plug in your Power Supply?

    I haven't seen anyone discuss where the power supply is best plugged in. Based on some recent replies to my posts, Tom's is a VERY international website. The availability, consistency and quality of electrical service varies greatly around the world. I've been fortunate to always live in an area...
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    Question Rakk psu (rx400w)

    Hello. i have a dell computer and i want to upgrade it for gaming, but the problem is the psu, it cant handle all of those upgrade cause its only 275w. then i saw this psu, i dont know if its good or not, i just want to ask you guys if this psu is ok for heavy use everyday. Thanks
  13. Loz M 1985

    Question Old PSU vs newish GPU (pcie power adapter worries)

    Hi this is my first full rebuild pc. Need some advice I have a 650w ezcool PSU i have an RX580 sapphire GPU which needs a 6pin and a 8pin (6pin+2 pcie) the psu I have only has Molex and SATA and two 6pins Can I use one of the 6pins to power the GPU, and either one of the following...
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    [SOLVED] No power to Mobo but working psu, is it dead?

    I was doing a cpu upgrade from a ryzen 1200 to a 1600af after updating my bios. Everything went fine after the bios update, turned my PC off, unplugged it and went to replace the cpu but right when I tried turning it on I had it just wouldn't boot How do I know it has no power: my Mobo has an...
  15. Tomacio

    Question Advise for a new PC build.

    Im pretty sure a lot of people has hade the same question but i guess not the same details, here it goes: Im building a i9 9900K, 1080 gtx founders edition, 16 gb ram (2x8) 3200 mhz, 1 ssd nvme m2 500 gb, corsair h100i cooler, etc. PC which i will have for like 6 months or 1 year and than ill...
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    [SOLVED] I’ve managed to seemingly brick my computer

    i was being an idiot and plugged in a wire that was meant for new installations into my computer (the pci-e cord) onto a port labeled UART1 and my computer was plugged in at the time and the moment the prongs kind of touched metal my whole computer shut down, fans, lights, everything. Pressing...
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    [SOLVED] 650w Gold PSU supports my specs?

    Hello everyone, My specs: CPU: i7 8700 3.2GHz. GPU: Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB G1. RAM: 16GB (2x8) 2666MHz Team Group T-Force Delta RGB. MOBO: Aorus Z370 Gaming 5 rev1.0. CPU Cooler: CoolerMaster 212 Black Edition. SSD: Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB. HDD: 1TB Western Digital Black 7200RPM + Seagate 500GB...
  18. 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...
  19. Tomjoppe28

    Question Help Identify faulty part.

    Hey all, I recently built a computer for a friend, the day we put it together it worked absolutely fine. The day after it did too for around 4 hours. While playing Forza horizon 4 suddenly the computer completely shut off. When we tried turning it on it would flash led lights and spin the fans...
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    [SOLVED] Which PSU to choose?

    Which PSU to choose (better if under 70usd) with this build?: MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX AMD Ryzen 7 2700x GeForce GTX 1650 Super 4x8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport 3000MHz Samsung 970 EVO Plus 250GB M2 (And maybe I'll add a 7200rpm HDD) 4x120mm case fans I have some options in my citys stores, but I...