Power supply cables

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  1. NoLongerHuman

    Question Pc won’t turn off, won’t restart and sometimes screen loses signal

    I’m having some weird issues. Specifically after I downloaded the drivers for my new pc I built it won’t power down when I click shutdown and sometimes it will just restart instead. When I try to restart it it just gets stuck and I have to manually turn off the pc. My pc works fine but every...
  2. S

    [SOLVED] Fan Motor And PSU Wire Proximity; Electromagnetic Interference

    Hello, I have a NF-F12 industrialPPC-3000 PWM fan as a bottom intake in my case. Blades pointing down, motor end up (the end with the Noctua label up, so it's pushing air into the case). The wires from the Power Supply (Corsair HX1000i) are running right over the noctua fan motor. The wires...
  3. Question Is this the right cable for my PSU?

    I have a SeaSonic G Series SSR-550RM power supply in my daughter's PC. It's a pretty old one by now I guess. Bought it in 2016. Anyway, I tried putting it in my daughter's computer, which now has my old GTX 980 in it. The cable it used to have in my case with my own Corsair PSU does not fit...
  4. C

    [SOLVED] power supply has multiple sata power connectors on one?

    My power supply has multiple sata power connectors on one cable. I was wondering if I could use one cable to power two hard drives? there are three connectors on one cable. Pc parts: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/pG7CCz PSU...
  5. C

    [SOLVED] How bad is it man handle your power supply cables?

    I've got a pretty small computer case, and while I'm not really worried about the airflow I'm more concerned on how I'm suppose to get my ssd, and hard drive in there without breaking anything. I literally have my cables floating around bunched in one giant ball with a zip tie. I was how rough...
  6. H

    Question Y PCIe Splitter Cable

    So I have an RTX 3070 and it needs 2 x 8 pins to power it. I was just wondering if it would be better to use 2 single 8 pin to 8 pin pcie cables or 2 y splitter cables that my psu comes with. Also, is it safe to leave one side of the split end unplugged and one side plugged into the gpu. Thanks.
  7. Fuzzysweater

    Question PCI cord for old power supply to new graphics card

    I have an old (but still works well) OCZ 600MXSP power supply and am upgrading my other components. My brother is helping me, please excuse my ignorance. I need to get a PCI cord that is compatible with my power supply and the new video card. The new video card has 6 plus 8 pins. The power...
  8. Erryo99

    Question Hello everyone , i have a corsair ax850 (850 w 80+Gold ) i have lost the original cables

    I'm wondering if i can use another modular psu cables instead of the used to ax850 cuz i have searched for them but didn't find anything Or if someone know where i can find them with the possibility of delivery
  9. S

    Question Replaced PSU, computer will not boot/fans not running but the led on rgb ram is on

    Hello there! I recently swapped out my psu, when I plugged everything back in the computer does not boot/fans don’t turn on but, the LED on the rpg ram turns right on. I have reset the cmos battery, removed one stick and turned on then tried removing both sticks of ram with no luck. I would...
  10. C

    [SOLVED] Where do i buy a new power supply cable?

    House burned down in august, and (stupidly) I saved my pc from the fire. When we were running through the rubble we found my power cable, and it works, but I'm afraid to use it, because the prongs are a little yellow and black not misshapen though. I don't know if should get another cable or a...
  11. R

    Question Modular PSU Smoking From Cords

    Hello, I was on my computer today and it turned off randomly. I thought it was a loose connection, so I jiggles some cords and hit the power button a bunch to see if it’d turn back on, it just made a weird clicking sounds. After pressing the power button many times, smoke started coming from...
  12. M

    Question Can you run an 8pin +6pin with 2 6pins?

    Have a slight issue as my little brother is upgrading his graphics card to a card that requires an 8pin +6pin, but PSU only has two 6pins, I have heard conflicting reports that two of the pins are only for grounding and are completely safe, and others saying that the card will not get the power...
  13. H

    Question msi gaming x trio 3080 pcie cables

    With the msi trio 3080 I saw it has 3 8 pin power connectors on it and I wanted to know if it would be safe to run it with 2 separate 8 pins (18awg) with one being daisy chained until a psu with 3 separate 8 pin cables would arrive. By safe I mean, no system crashes (other than drivers or new...
  14. S

    Question What PSU to replace Cooler Master RS 500 PCAR-D3?

    I have an old but trustworthy Desktop I built around an Asus B85M-E mobo. I have had an ATI Radeon 3870 card and wanted to upgrade it. After some research, I picked the XFX RX 590. They aren't kidding about that "Fat Boy." In essence I lose a PCI slot installing that. OK, so I see that my PSU...
  15. Dajarik

    Question Can't connect psu to 8-pin gpu?

    So I'm trying connect my Q-Dion QD500 PSU to geforce gtx 1660 super oc, that requires 8-pin power supply. On the q-dion's website and pcpartpicker it states that my psu has 6+2pin connector for gpu but in reality all I can see on this PSU is 5-pin and 6-pin connectors, for some reason. Upon...
  16. T

    Question 6 to 8 pin adapter or new psu?

    I'm about to buy a gtx 1660 super, but my psu has 1x6 pin and no 8 pins. I don't know much about electricity, cables or power supplies. can I connect my 6 pin to the 8 pin? should I buy an adapter or a new psu and which one? I've been using the psu for about 3 years and didn't have any issues...
  17. Q

    Question Is 1x6 pin to 2x8 pin adapters safe?

    I'm about to buy an rx 570 wich needs 1x8 pin, but my power supply only has 2x6 pin. I know that the 1x6 pin to 1x8 pin is not that safe, and the 2x6 pin to 1x8 pin is better, but I just can't find any in my country (Hungary) and if I want to buy 1, I have to buy it on Amazon, but it has the...
  18. mzhr

    [SOLVED] Missing anything? (First time building PC)

    Hey, I am building my first PC and make sure they're are no mistakes. I wanted to know if everything is compatible? I provided screenshots and a PCPartPicker on what components I plan to use. I am worried about the cables for the power supply. Most importantly the fans. I don't know if I have...
  19. R

    [SOLVED] Power supply short circuit hard drives?

    My old power supply was going out so i bought a new evga power supply. After installing into my pc my towers fans as well as my 3 hard drives all stopped working. The bios recognizes my disk drive that’s on a different power strip than all 3 of the hard drives. is it possible that my new power...
  20. SniiiKzz

    [SOLVED] Do 6 pin to 8 pin adapters reduce performance?

    I just bought a gtx 1660 that requires an 8 pin, me being the dummy that I am didn’t check if I had 8 pin connectors. I ordered an adapter that allows the 6 pin to connect to the 8 pin and I’m worried it might reduce performance