Power supply cables

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    Question Need help with my gpu and my power supply pins that connect to my gpu

    So I got a a new power supply and I got a redeon 5500 4g gpu and when I connected it to the new power supply it turns on then turns off but I connected back to my old power supply and it worked so I think it’s because the gpu cable is a 8 pin and my old one was 4 pin so what can I do
  2. Coldplasma

    [SOLVED] MSI RTX 4080 not powering on ?

    Hi gang, Amidst the many threads I see with 4080s not giving a display signal, I can't even get any lights on with mine. I recently purchased an MSI Ventus 3X OC RTX 4080 to treat myself after getting a new job. I am upgrading from a 3070ti. I made sure that the 4080 would be compatible with my...
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    Question Upgrading my old PC, will I need a new PSU ?

    Hello guys. I am upgrading my very old PC so i am buying new parts. My question is, do i need to buy new PSU or the old one will do ? I have a Thermal Master TM-450-PSAP-F1 450w PSU. My old motherboard is an Asus P8B75-M LX My new parts are: Motherboard: ASUS TUF GAMING B660M-PLUS WIFI CPU...
  4. ncr123

    Question Is my PSU good enough for my computer? or could it be causing issues?

    Hello, Is my PSU good enough to support my current setup? Recently my computer has been getting Event ID 13 nvlddmkm and crashing in games often (usually once every 10-120 minutes or so). After looking into it, the error seems to be related to the graphics card drivers/the card itself...
  5. K

    Question Upgrade Lenovo Thinkstation p330 powersupply

    Hi All, I am trying to replace the power supply so that I can supply power to a pci video card PNY GE force GTX 1650 (REQUIRES POWER [6 PIN CONNECTOR] ) .... Model: P330 System model: 30C5CTO1WW...
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    Question GPU power connectors making crackling noises mainly during boot — PSU fault or something else?

    Hi everyone, When I turn my PC on it briefly spins up my fans and right before they stop I consistently hear a crackling noise coming from around the PCIe power-pin connections. This is not the only time it happens, but it is the most reliable and consistent way to observe the issue. I’ve...
  7. shadidd

    Question Pcie cable for psu

    I have this psu for my pc. ( https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B08NHVW71G?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_title ) My pcie cable that connects the psu and gpu has been damaged and needs replacement. Will this one work. Without frying my GPU (rx 6900xt)( core i5 1100k) 16gb ram. If not are there any...
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    Question Will PSU extension cables fry my pc?

    Hi, it has always been a fear of mine to accidentally fry my motherboard due to incompatible PSU cables. I have a Corsair CV-550W PSU and was considering buying the Lian Li Strimer Plus argb PSU extension cables. Before buying them, I want to just make sure that extension cables like these won't...
  9. A

    [SOLVED] I need some help with a 8 pin to PSU cable

    Hello! So I just bought a new graphics card: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08Z7DXHP5/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 - It needs 2x 8 pin cables (I already have 1x 8 pin in my existing graphics card). I have a thermaltake toughpower grand series RGB 650 Watt PSU. I have...
  10. toshei

    [SOLVED] 4+4 pin in z790 maximus hero

    Hi So this is my first time build again after 7 years i just have a 1200 thor psu 4+4(8) 4pin seperate and have a z790 maximus hero but only 4 pin can fit from the motherboard what should i do?
  11. alienomane

    [SOLVED] Missing a 4 pin atx connector from power supply

    Hello, I was considering to upgrade my motherboard and cpu, and i was going to upgrade my current mobo for a Asus prime x570-p, but putting my system on partpicker gives me this note/error: "The Asus PRIME X570-P ATX AM4 Motherboard has an additional 4-pin ATX power connector but the Corsair CX...
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    Question HP Z400 Red Light PSU Issue

    I have a HP Z400 with the following specs: CPU: Intel Xeon X5550 2.67 GHz Motherboard: Hewlett-Peckard 0B4Ch RAM: 8 GB RAM DDR3 @ 533MHz (dual channel) GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti Windforce Gigabyte 2 GB VRAM Power Supply: Stock HP Z400 Power Supply 475W Now a little bit of background. A...
  13. TheFrostyFox

    Question I heard a hizz sound from my PC when I plugged in the power outlet which the PC is plugged to. Everything runs fine. Should I be concerned?

    I came home and plugged in the power outlet. My PC is connected to this outlet. Once I plugged it in I heard a "hizz" noise from my PC, not a pop, not a buzz, imagine a hizz you get when you open a cola bottle. Just one not so loud but not too quiet "hizz". I booted the PC and it runs just fine...
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    Question Question about Graphic card Pin connectors

    Hello everyone, i am planning on Buying Rtx 3060 Msi Gaming X, Graphic card requires 14 Pin Connector I have Corsair 650W CX650 Power supply My power supply has 2x 6+2 Pin connectors My question is , is can i connect 6+2 and 6 pin to this graphic card or should i consider buying other power supply
  15. adamk2424

    Question Shorted 4 drives after installing new PSU - Repair/Recovery advice needed.

    Hey folks, I appreciate in advance any knowledge or advice you can share. I was upgrading from a Corsair CX600m PSU to an EVGA Supernova 750 P2 PSU. I had 2 SSD's and 2 HDD's as storage, with an M.2 as the boot drive. I replaced the GPU, CPU and Motherboard cables but kept the Sata cables in...
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    Question My GPU led turns on but my pc won't

    Hi guys. I have a noob question earlier today I tried to turn my pc on but it wouldnt work but I saw my GPU led on. I think I know why it happened because I had two cables a power supply and a hdmi cellar taped together(I didn't know that was a bad idea). I'm getting a new power supply cable but...
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    [SOLVED] Use 2x6 PCI-E plugs to power MSI Gaming GTX 970?

    Hi all, I have an older MSI GTX-790 that I want to use in a PC I'm repurposing for use as a server. I think the card is a "gaming" edition since it has one PCI-E 6-pin and one 8-pin rather than the usual 6 + 6. However, the power supply in my spare chassis only has two 6-pin PCI-E plugs. Can I...
  18. T

    [SOLVED] Pci-e extender confusion

    I would like to get an extender for my pci-e cables. I have 2 cables, both have a 6+2, and I would like to extend them to another 6+2 just longer. Would using an extender that's a 6 to 6+2 work if I just connected it to the 6 part of the original cord?
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    [SOLVED] My PSU says 125V on the plug but my wall sockets are 220v. Can I plug my PSU straight into the wall?

    I just want to know since the plug says 125v instead of the normal 100-240v is it safe to plug into a wall? Or do I need to buy an adapter? The PSU is Thermaltake Toughpower GF1 750W and the website says the input voltage is 100-240v. However the plug looks exactly like this View...
  20. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Looking For a 750W Power Supply with an Extra 4pin ATX Connector

    Good day, I'm currently creating a build, and I need a power supply with the extra 4 pin ATX connector not just the standard 8 pin. Now some of you might be thinking, "You don't need that, that is just for extreme overclocking, and it will be unnecessary for the everyday user". Well, yeah...
  21. P

    [SOLVED] Power Supply for Dell Optiplex

    Hello, I have a Dell Optiplex 3020 that I'm suspecting has a bad PSU; I'm looking to replace it and I would like to go with something a little newer than what it has but I'm not sure what to get to make sure I have the right connections; My current one has an 8 pin P1 and a 4 pin P2 connector...
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    [SOLVED] Are more budget PSU cable extensions potentially dangerous

    Looking at cable extensions for my RM750x (2018). I have found 'EZDIY-FAB Sleeved Cables' on Amazon for £28, which is significantly cheaper than cable mods, is there a catch to this? Can these harm my components, and are they even compatible? The cables...
  23. VinceG.

    [SOLVED] HELP! Corsair LED Case Fans Connected to PSU not working!

    Case Fans: Corsair Case Fans AF120 Blue LED x3 Power Supply: XPG Core Reactor 650W Gold Modular Power Supply Cable used to connect to PSU: Molex to 3x3 Pin or 4 Pin Computer PC Case Fan Power Splitter Adapter Cable I was using the Molex adapter cable to connect the Corsair fans to PSU directly...
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    [SOLVED] Is it possible I destroyed my PSU by using a wrong CPU cable?

    I have a Corsair RM550x, which is a modular PSU. I was having trouble starting my PC (details below), so I tried using a different CPU cable from another PSU. I thought that if it fits, it should be ok. However, as soon as I started it with the other cable, my PSU made some sound and never...
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    [SOLVED] Connecting 20-pin PSU to 6-pin motherboard

    Hello everyone, My pre-built Dell G5 desktop came with a paltry 360W power supply. I purchased an EVGA 600W ATX 12v power supply to replace it, but it's clear that these power supplies were not 'made' for a small frame PC like mine, as it's far too large to fit inside but I've accepted leaving...
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    [SOLVED] Help with cpu 4+4 and extra 4 pin

    So i have a b550 phantom gaming 4 motherboard which has 2 atx12v power connectors, but the power supply i have only has the 4+4 cable (rm650x) , is the extra 4 pin cable needed? Specs: Ryzen 5 3600 rx 480 B550 phantom gaming 4 2x8gb 3600mhz XLR8 RAM I apologise if any terminology is wrong
  27. McCoffee

    [SOLVED] CPU power connected to GPU ?

    I was swapping my GPU and power supply today I accidentally connected a pcie power cable to what I believe is a CPU power connector on the EVGA G2 1000W PSU. The connector fit perfectly and was not forced. When I realised the error I swapped gpu and power connector as I did not actually have...
  28. K

    [SOLVED] Motherboard and CPU Power Supply

    I have an Asrock H110 Pro BTC + motherboard. I have a server power supply with a breakout board that has 16 PCie (6 pin) ports and one 4 pin Molex. I'm trying to establish the required power connections for the motherboard and CPU. For the motherboard - I'm using a 6 pin to 24 pin Cable from...
  29. Spaceslug

    [SOLVED] Can I use my old Power Supply cable on my new Power Supply?

    Power cord (16A 250V) that came with power supply doesn't fit my country's socket. Can I use my old power cord (10A 250V) on my new PSU? My Corsair RM750 came with a power cable that has an incompatible socket type, I cannot mount it on any of my wall sockets. On the new PSU cable, the...
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    [SOLVED] Concerning 24 pin motherboard cable

    Hi everyone, I ordered a sea-sonic prime plat. 850 w power supply on eBay that came with no cables but was a really good deal about 6 months ago. I also order the supposed OEM cables for it, also on eBay. It came with the sea-sonic bag and everything. I was running an OC’d i7 5960x pulling about...
  31. NoLongerHuman

    [SOLVED] 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...
  32. 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...
  33. Vax

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
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    [SOLVED] 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.
  37. Fuzzysweater

    [SOLVED] 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...
  38. 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
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    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...
  40. 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...