power suply

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  1. P

    Question Monitor getting no signal & USB ports getting no power ?

    Hello A couple of months ago I updated everything in my pc except the graphics card. I moved to another country for my studies and about a week ago I got it shipped here. Before coming I took out the graphics card and stuffed the interior with air chambers to make sure it survived the shipping...
  2. IneedToUseSomeNewName

    Question I need help with PSU

    Greetings! Here is the problem. I have HP EliteDesk 800 g1 twr https://support.hp.com/ph-en/document/c03808397 . It has : -CPU: i7 1770 -Nvidia GeForce GT 730 -160 gb SSD, 500gb HDD -motherboard looks like this https://www.ebay.com/itm/203497782305 . -320 PSU...
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    Question PSU gets loud when playing in 4k --- is this norma l?

    sooo i play in 4k whenever a new game comes out but after some time into gaming my PC gets loud and i found that the sound is mostly coming from the PSU is it normal for my PSU to be that loud after a couple hours playing in 4k? i think i bought the PSU back in 2018 but these things last awhile...
  4. X

    Question rave lights on power up then lights disappear after 2 sec

    Made a new pc build today. CPU: Ryzen 5 5600X CPU Cooler: Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo V2 62 CFM Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk Ram: Corsair Vengeance RGM Pro SL 32gb (16x2) DDR-3600 HDD: WDBlack 4TB 3.5" 7200RPM SSD: Crucial P1 1TB m.2-2280 NVME SSD GPUL: EVGA GeForce 3060TI 8GB FTW2 Ultra...
  5. Fabrizio01352

    Question Does anyone know what this cable is for?

    This cable came with my power supply, but I do not know what it is for, it is 4 pins: (images)
  6. Jahck

    Question Gpu having power and fps drops

    Hi everyone, i need some help... this is my first post so go easy on me xd well basicly it turns out that for a week and a half, my computer has had a recurring problem in terms of performance. In games, whether online or offline and with low or high gamma, my pc is giving me fps drops where...
  7. S

    Question PC dies when gaming

    I've recently started getting this problem, where when playing games my monitor just goes black (no hdmi signal) and pc starts making louder noise, I can hear whatever is happening on the pc but I cant see anything and next time I boot up my PC everything is normal until I play a game and the...
  8. Shibatsu

    Question Power supply noise ( video )

    Hello, I recently purchased a prebuilt PC (was the only way to get a decent graphics card). I noticed that the PSU is making a buzzing? sounds, is this normal or can it be harmful to other components? I've only noticed the sound when the PC is under some load ( like gaming ), haven't really...
  9. J

    Question PC Update new Power Supply?

    Hey guys, i update my system with a new case, better cpu(5 1600 -> 5600x), mainboard and ram. Everything else stays the same. My Power supply is the be quiet! Pure Power 10 500W 80PLUS SILVER and it is 3,5 Years old. It has enough power for my system i guess but my question is, should i change...
  10. Roxifellian

    Question Is the ASRock z590 Pro4 worth upgrading?

    Hi so I'm building a new pc after a few users suggested that I upgrade instead of just slapping a 3070 in my 2015 rig. Here is what I have so far: - i7 11700k - 16gb (2x8gb) Vengeance Pro (RGB) 3600mhz - ASRock z590 Pro4 - EVGA Supernova 750 GT - Noctua NH-U12S - Thermaltake view 71 TG...
  11. StaciRexik

    [SOLVED] Can't choose the right PSU

    Hellou guys, am planning buy new PSU but am not sure which one, can anybody help me ? I was wondering about these two -/ Gigabyte aorus P850W - https://www.gigabyte.com/Power-Supply/GP-AP850GM#kf Fractal Design ION Gold 850W -...
  12. U

    [SOLVED] Possible problem with power supply for when pc demands much power

    Hello, my computer is functioning weirdly when required a lot of power(e.g. Ureal engine 4). it will suddenly disconnect every output (including mouse, keyboard, headset, screen, speakers, ethernet cable, and on/off button). I waited and waited but never reconnected. The only way to set the pc...
  13. A

    Question Help Troubleshooting PC that won’t boot. GPU fried??

    Hi all, I know there are some similar discussions(which I’ve read) to this post. So apologies for that, just wanted to get some extra input on my situation in case anyway had some tips I had not thought of. About a month or two ago, my pc(5+ year old build) finally kicked the bucket during use...
  14. B

    [SOLVED] Is it fine to use a extension cord and a multi-outlet on a high end computer

    My computer runs from a 750W Fractal Design: Edison Modular PSU - 80 Plus Gold, Ryzen 5 5600X and a Asus TUF 3070 OC. I was thinking about moving my PC to the other side of the room, but that would require a extension cord and a multi-outlet would this work for a 750Watt PC or would this causes...
  15. Emranaaa

    Question Who can build my 3600/3060ti for me?

    I’ve had built it my self but I’ve been getting weird clicky noises from my power supply and the case fans make: (non motherboard connected fans) really speeds when the clicky noise from the psu happens and the cpu/motherboard fans will stop functioning while the case fans function View...
  16. ml0d

    [SOLVED] anyone can help

    my gpu temp on idle is 40C and when i play games like battlefield 1 my temp stick on between 65-70 and then the pc crash is the crash from the gpu? i tried to speed the gpu fans but the gpu gets more hot and crashes even faster while playing games RTX 2060 MSI VENTUS RYZEN 3600 MSI B450 RAM...
  17. maybeDavey

    Question I have a really weird graphics problem, and it's driving me nuts.

    I have a very strange problem with my computer, first I will give you my pc specs and then I will tell you the story. Old PC: Non Modular 500W Thermaltake PSU (Replaced by Non Modular 600W EVGA 80 Plus) Motherboard ASUS M578LM-USB3 CPU FX-6100 CPU Cooler AM3 Stock GPU GT-710 (Replaced by...
  18. T

    [SOLVED] My PC randomly restarts, Is my PSU the problem?

    My gaming pc randomly restarts while gaming. I have been using my gaming pc for about 5 months and recently I have moved my pc to the opposite corner of my room. Since then my pc has been crashing while playing Rainbow 6 Siege and Other games and will instantly restart. I have a SG 650W Gold...
  19. V

    Question burning smell from PC

    Hi, I recently upgraded from an older i5 4460 + GTX 1050 to a i5 10400 + 1660 super. A few days ago, I noticed a burning smell one night while playing flight simulator, so I immideately shut the PC down. I then opened the case, and ran flight simulator multiple times to stress the hardware and...
  20. P

    [SOLVED] Computer still crashing after new hardware

    Story: I built a PC about 2 years ago and had a series of bad luck while using it. In all my time living in the US the power never cut off until after I got my PC. The machine has had about 3 power interruptions while being used. Now I don't remember when exactly the PC started crashing but for...
  21. JOshua12444

    [SOLVED] Is 650 watts power supply enough for 3070 and ryzen 7 5800X

    Is 650 watts enough for the 3070 Ventous 3X OC and for the cpu. Is the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X CPU (it’s a 5000 series CPU) ENOUGH FOR A 650 watts power supply the power supply I’m choosing is the 650 Watt - Thermaltake Toughpower Grand RGB - 80 PLUS Gold, Fully Modular IS THAT ENOUGH PLEASE HELP
  22. S

    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...
  23. S

    [SOLVED] 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...
  24. H

    [SOLVED] 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...
  25. S

    [SOLVED] 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...
  26. 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...
  27. W

    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...
  28. 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...
  29. S

    [SOLVED] 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...
  30. JoDave

    [SOLVED] 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...
  31. 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...
  32. B

    [SOLVED] 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...
  33. P

    [SOLVED] 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
  34. Loz M 1985

    [SOLVED] 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...
  35. H

    [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...
  36. Tomacio

    [SOLVED] 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...
  37. E

    [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...
  38. D

    [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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...