power suppiles

Forum discussion tagged with power suppiles.
  1. K

    Question Can this 500W PSU handle an old GTX 660?

    Can this Micronics Cyclone III 500W power supply handle a GTX 660 without getting unstable? Rest of the specs are, Intel Core i5-4590 3.30 GHz 8 GB RAM H81 motherboard 1x SATA SSD + 1x HDD 7200 rpm
  2. bima191

    Question what psu should i get?

    Spec: ryzen 3 3200g 16gb ram asus prime a320m-k mobo 256gb ssd psu that i have now are bad, its a psu i get from buying the case. i have saving some money to buy a better psu and i come down to these 3: PSU 550W COOLER MASTER MWE 550 BRONZE V2 230V 80 PLUS Gigabyte P550B - 550 Watt 80 PLUS...
  3. C

    Question Weird PC Restart Loop... Help please

    Hello, yesterday I started having a weird issue. Suddenly in the middle of the night my PC booted up (it was shutdown not on sleep mode) and started a weird restart loop where it would power up for 4-5 seconds, power off for 1-2 seconds and so on... I had to switch off the PSU or it wouldn't...
  4. Mapy

    Question Use “sound improving” capacitor pci card to help with unstable power

    I recently bought an old super micro server. When the house HVAC turns on the lights dim and the super micro server occasionally turns off. Would one of those scam sound improved pci cards full of capacitors be able to help stabilize power for that spilt second to keep the server running?
  5. White walker

    Question I accidently shorted my psu

    Hi, i accidentally shorted my psu while connecting a fan without a connector and just stripped wires. Possible one strand of wire shorted two pins of female connector and there was a pop sound and everything turned off. My question is: Is it just the psu that blown or there could be more...
  6. Vozenger

    [SOLVED] A GT 1030 and a Power Supply dilema

    Hi so, I've planned to treat myself and my little OEM pc with a GT 1030, just for that low/medium settings 720p gaming. The problem here is, I don't know if my power supply can keep it up. My PC specs are the following: -Pentium G3250 3.2GHz -8 GB DDR3 ram @1333MHz -Intel HD graphics...
  7. deadweight_nero

    [SOLVED] Need help with building first computer for gaming/photoshop/video editing (total noob)

    Can someone help/give advice to help build a pc for gaming, photoshop, and video editing. I want to spend 1500 USD or less (is there a general price range for this like would 1500 make a good machine or can I get away with less). I also want the case big enough where its easy to move parts...
  8. Gmoney57

    Question Why does my Windows installation keep going corrupt?

    I've been having issues with Windows becoming corrupt ever since a few months after I built it. Originally when I first built the PC, I was using a 1 TB Seagate Hard Drive that later had corruption issues and eventually died. Usually, I would be able to use Windows for about a week before it...
  9. F

    [SOLVED] Corsair CV650 or a Sentey Epp750HM?

    First of all, sorry for my english i´m from Argentina. So, due to coronavirus there is no stock in the psu market in my country and i only have this two options...
  10. X

    Question PC Randomly turns off, No idea why

    About a week ago my PC randomly started turning off. I would be doing something on it like gaming and the screen goes black. When the screen goes black, the PC will still be on (the rgb is still working, and fans are running), Then after a few more minutes it will turn off. To turn the Pc back...
  11. Alandal0

    [SOLVED] What PSU should I use?

    My specs: CPU: i7 2600 RAM: 4x4 Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600mhz GPU: Gainward GTX 970 Phantom 1x SSD 240GB 1x2TB HDD Corsair AIO Water Cooler Noctua CPU Cooler 3x 120mm case fans Is a 450w gold rated psu enough for these specs? and maybe I will overclock
  12. D

    Question PC was working, but now won't

    PC was working the other day, but now the ram (LED) will light up and the LED on the cpu fan will flash twice, but otherwise no activity, no mobo lights, fans wont spin etc. To try find the problem, i did take it apart and try a few things, I am convinced the issue is to do with the power...
  13. A

    [SOLVED] do b450 work with this psu

    Hi. do "b450" motherboard work with "cooler master elite v3 " fine ?
  14. R

    [SOLVED] PSU died, getting opinions about best budget PSU to get

    Hi my corsair VS550 seems to be dead . My buid is : MSI a88xm-e35 AMD a8 6600k AMD XFX RX 580 4gb Corsair XMS3 4+4gb RAM so what is the best budget PSu to get to replace my dead PSU ? I have this two in mind : Seasonic S12II 520W Seasonic M12II Evo Edition 520W Full Modular there´s anything...
  15. U

    Question PSU Clicking and then turning immediately off

    I'm building a new pc & I got most of my parts today, figured I'd check for faulty components. Everything built and done, but when I jump my mobo my PSU clicks once and shuts down. I'm pretty sure it's the PSU as I used an old EVGA PSU jumper on it and the issue still persisted. Any ideas or is...
  16. Kogure

    Question New gaming laptop charger overheating

    Hello! So I bought a new laptop for college, and I ended up paying a bit more to get a gaming one. It's the HP Omen 15-dc1621nd, couple of months old. It has a Core i5-9300H, a hyperthreaded 4 core, and an RTX 2060. It also really likes to turbo boost itself to 4GHz all the way up to 95C, on...
  17. R

    Question Power supply too weak ?

    Hey Guys, so i recently bought an msi RTX 2060 Super gaming x and today i played Overwatch and suddenly my wired mouse disconnected and then reconnected (both with the windows sound). Then my Headset started to do the same. After i closed Overwatch it was all fine. So my thought were maybe the...
  18. I

    [SOLVED] Is the problem the PSU?

    PSU: Thermaltake Smart RGB 600W(big mistake, i know, but it was enough for my gtx 1050ti) So I bought an Gigabyte RTX 2060 Super Windforce OC, and my working Fallout 4 stopped working. After loading working saves(worked on 1050ti), in 0.5-1 minute the game dies/crashes. Two kinds of crashes...
  19. InSovietRussiaComputerBuildsYOU

    [SOLVED] Seasonic SS-620GB vs Coolermaster Masterwatt 700W

    Hey guys, I am looking for a cheap way to power my retro rig (Phenom II x4 (120W?) and R9 290 (275W?)). The CPU and mobo are more than 10 years old, so I'm not too worried about power failure and all the things people warn when cheap PSUs are mentioned. I found a local seller that sells second...
  20. 7

    [SOLVED] Would a SeasonicFocus 450W 80+ Gold PSU be enough?

    Would a Seasonic 450W 80 Plus Gold PSU be enough for this system? i5 8400 2x8GB ram 2666mhz 16GB Zotac RTX 2060 Asus rog strix b360g 500gb 970 evo 240gb ssd \ https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0778XB7CK/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1
  21. A

    [SOLVED] Corsair supplies -NA vs -EU vs -WW . What is the difference?

    Most Corsair PSus end with this -NA -WW or -EU at the end of the product name. North America , Europe , World WIde. Does anyone know what is the difference among them? Do you think they may use different pieces that could affect the quality of the product? thx in advance
  22. T

    [SOLVED] which is better psu for my build

    my build will consist of 3700x on asus mobo with either deepcool castle 240 or the default in the box aio (still deciding,) 1 nvme m.2 with 1 hdd with a zotac 2070super amp extreme 16 to 32gb ram, few case fans and if possible rgb strips too. Wanna add mabye more storage or change the gpu to a...
  23. O

    Question 650W vs 750W PSU

    So I just realized that I was using a cheapo chinese 80 plus 700W power supply for 3 years and since I don't want my house to burn down I decided to upgrade. I looked around a bit and I can't decide between the Seasonic 650W Focus plus gold https://seasonic.com/focus-plus-gold#specification...
  24. B

    Question power supply shutting down on load

    hoping someone can help ive serched evrywhere online and cant find a problem exactly like mine and what i do find nobody has a solution for. due to lightning my computer fried and im replacing everything with what i can afford. biostar ta970 motherboad (so far turning out to be a huge p.o.s)...
  25. C

    [SOLVED] Am I doing it wrong?

    Hello to the community! I own an Asus ROG Strix X470-F Motherboard. I really enjoy the Aura Sync lighting on the board, however I have a couple questions that hopefully one of you awesome members can resolve. There is a lighting strip on the preinstalled IO cover. If you shut down the...
  26. L

    Question 300W TFX PSU with 10 Pin + 4 Pin, for IdeaCentre 510A

    Shorter question: is there a tested PSU upgrade for IdeaCentre 510A? Here is what I am looking for: Form factor: TFX Power: 300 Wat minimum Pinouts: 10pin + 4pin Specs for the computer: http://psref.lenovo.com/Detail/Lenovo%20Desktops/ideacentre_510A15ICB?M=90HV001PUS I bought this Ideacentre...
  27. A

    Question Aywun 800w ok for rx 470?

    Hi there, Just wondering if an Aywun A1-8000 can power my RX 470 4GB system. If it helps it has 26 amps onthe 12v rail. Specs: i5 4670 H81-E34 10GB 1333mhz RX 470 4GB Aywun A1-8000 500GB HDD Leaper Pro RGB case Rgb cooler
  28. Z

    Question Is my power supply dying?

    Yesterday i tried to turn on my pc but the only that happened is the cpu led light flashed for a second and my pc didnt turn on, i tried several more times this time the led didnt even flash so i unplugged the power then replugged it and my pc booted properly the same thing happened an hour ago...
  29. K

    Question need help choosing PSU

    this is my build i ordered in local dealer i ordered this PSU i want to knw is this enough 450watt or need more i dnt overclock cpu or gpu i use all in stock if this 450 watt is not enough i can cancel the order and add other so suggest me COOLER MASTER MWE 450 SMPS - 450 Watt 80 Plus White...
  30. C

    Question My computer keeps restarting randomly. Narrowed it down to either the power supply or the motherboard

    A couple days ago, my computer hard restarted. I didn't think too much of it, but about 5 minutes after it booted up, it restarted again. At the beginning, it lasted between 2-7 minutes before restarting again, but now it's just in an endless restart loop (about 2-5 seconds) and the only way to...
  31. FranJmnz

    [SOLVED] 8 pin GPU to 8 pin PSU?

    I just bought an MSI AMD Radeon RX570 8GB and i have this power supply https://www.amazon.com/Fatal1Ty-80Plus-Modular-135Mm-OCZ550Fty-Eu/dp/B00259DF60/ref=sr_1_3?crid=2ZXG0ZCEMJE16&keywords=fatality+power+supply+550&qid=1559959911&s=gateway&sprefix=fatality+pow%2Celectronics%2C209&sr=8-3 . Do i...
  32. M

    Question 500w psu with rtx 2080?

    The other day I bought and received a rtx 2080. I wasn't thinking about power consumption with my current build at the time. I put it in and everything worked great with the exception of one of the fans being messed up. In the process of returning it to get a new one I had realized that on the...
  33. randomewok4

    Question Good Ultra Budget PSU

    I am building my friend an ultra budget build for gaming. Here are its components: i5 2500 Lga 1155 motherboard Gtx 760 8gb DDR3 I was wondering if there are any decent ultra budget power supplies which would be able to safely power this build or if w should just cave in for a mid range...
  34. A

    Question Is this power supply OK for a 670?

    Hi there, I picked up a Leaper RGB case for $20 with a Aywun 800w A1-8000. I build PC's occasionally to sell on Gumtree and I have seen conflicting info about this psu. I was going to use it for a GTX 670 build but the 670 requires 30A on the 12V rail and the psu only has 26A. What do you think...
  35. B

    Question My AORUS Gaming 5 WiFi does not seem to be delivering any power to any components.

    I bought a "renewed" board from Amazon.com. I connected two sticks of ram, a brand new ryzen 7 2700, a noctua fan, a brand new graphics card in the pci 16 slot, a m.2 drive, and a 650w power supply. Before doing so, and multiple times throughout, I made sure to discharge any potential static...
  36. dude2345

    [SOLVED] Would a HP Z600 mobo work in any other HP case/power supply combo?

    i have a Z600 mobo with 2 xeon x5670`s, the mob has a 18-pin main power, 6 pin memory power, and 8 pin cpu. I cant find any z600 parts for a good price, so would any other case/power supply work with the z600 mobo?
  37. H

    Question Can this 400w Power Supply handle my rig?

    Hello! I am very excited of joining this community, as I am very new to PC building and gaming. Recently I just got my new PC build then I decided to change things up, the Power Supply. Now I am really looking forward into buying the be quiet! Pure Power 10 400w, people say it is a very high...
  38. A

    Question My pc is crashing randomly!

    Hi, I was recently playing a game and my pc crashed. It restarted but after signing in it crashed again. After crashing before booting again, it posted. Please help me. Specs i5 9600k Z370 G 16gb 2400mhz 512gb crucial ssd Silverston 600w fm bronze Phanteks P300 Thanks in advance
  39. S

    Question Is this PSU good enough?

    Hello I'm building a PC for the first time soon, and I'm not really too sure what I'm doing surrounding power supplies, so I was hoping that someone here would be able to help me. Basically is this power supply enough for this build? and does it have the correct connectors...
  40. C

    Question Is this PSU good for this build?

    I am wondering if this PSU (Seasonic S12II-520 520Watts 80+ Bronze) will be good enough for this budget build GPU: HIS RX 580 IceQ X² OC 8GB CPU: Ryzen 3 2200g MOBO: Gigabyte A320M-S2H RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB Single 3000MHZ (I am gonna buy 2 of this because for Philippines it is...