Power supply cables

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  1. Dajarik

    [SOLVED] 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...
  2. T

    [SOLVED] 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...
  3. Q

    [SOLVED] 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
  7. G

    Question Computer wont start, no motherboard LEDs. Messing with PSU cables temporarily fixed it but then it happened again?

    Over the past week my computer has been having trouble starting, after turning on the power strip nothing will happen. All of the LEDs will still be off and it will not react at all when i press the power button. The power strip is working fine as it is powering other lights as well as my...
  8. JoeyMan12345

    Question Computer sometimes will not turn back on until I unplug the power cord and plug it back in

    Ever since I built my computer about 1.5 years ago, I noticed that whenever I plugged in my power supply cord into the power supply, or even moved it a bit, I noticed some sort of crackling sound (I have no idea if this is a normal thing), but for a long time now (maybe about a year), sometimes...
  9. Wetosi

    [SOLVED] Is everything compatible in this system?

    I don’t know if the PSU and the motherboard have enough slots for the cables. And I would like to know if these parts are compatible with eachother. I picked 3TB of storage because I will be using the same system for 4+ years. PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/ZXZVf9 CPU...
  10. D

    Question New power supply's imperfect cables and electrical shorts

    After I built a computer, I saw one of the power supply cables have slight problem (slight rubber was removed). I believe that was not my fault. 1. If you buy a new power supply, do you inspect its every individual cables? 2. I worry some imperfect cables exist because I can't trust the every...
  11. M

    [SOLVED] 6-pin to 4-pin power adapters for video card safe?

    Bought this video card , but only found out the PSU only has 4-pin molex connectors. So the plan is to use one of these and one of these to connect it to the PSU. Is this safe? The PC is pre-built, so we didn't think to check any connectors
  12. R

    [SOLVED] CPU trips PSU

    I'm trying to finish up my first build, but I am running into an issue with my power supply and my CPU. I have done both basic troubleshooting (connecting individual components to the PSU and powering on/off) and more detailed troubleshooting (taking everything apart and checking if CPU was...
  13. N

    Question 8pin and 2 x 4pin connector confusion

    Hello everyone, I have seasonic SS 500-ET power supply and it has an 8 pin connector and a 2x4 pin connector, and I don't know which one to use for powering CPU or I don't know about the use of any of these connectors in general. kindly help me asap. Thanks
  14. T

    Question cant find any modules for my power supply

    so i just got a old gaming pc for $15 and this old power supply was there. decided to use it as it is better than my old one. but i am upgrading and need more pcie ports. the power supply has ports on the back for adding in more pcie plugs but i cant find them anywhere. if you know of any sites...
  15. S

    Question Cable Compatibility

    Hey guys, I need help finding custom cables for a new PSU I might get for my build. I'm looking to replace my Corsair Vengeance 650W 80+ Silver PSU for the RM750W. I need help finding some custom cables that will go perfectly with it. I don't know much about compatibility and I don't want to...
  16. V

    Question Build a computer, but won’t start

    I’m using a ASRoxk B450M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 motherboard and a EVGA GD 500 W ATX power supply. I don’t really build computers from scratch so I’m having trouble with the power. I got help from a friend on the wiring portion. The computer won’t start when I plug it in and pressing the power...
  17. J

    Question MSI x570 motherboard will not post with Ryzen 3500 - 8Pin + 4pin power supply?

    Hi All, First time builder, Working with a MSI x570 Gaming edge wifi mobo having issues getting it to post. The power connectors are not providing power to the mobo even though my power supply is compatible, full specs below. With the sound thing plugged in I get one long beep if the power...
  18. Mystos

    Question X570 and PSU problem: 24-pin enough or add 8pin on the top left?

    So I've been having this problem: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/newly-built-pc-starts-no-display.3516389/ I already plugged in a 24pin cable. But it turns out I didn't plug in a CPU cable from the PSU There are 2 identical PSU cables labelled CPU but... One end of these cables are...
  19. Mystos

    [SOLVED] PSU cables are different, need help

    Hello I've been building my pc but just hit a snag with the power supply cables and gpu. the GPU has a 8pin connection(female) and a 6pin slot I've been provided with these cables, but the cables on my old build were slightly different. I'm not familiar with the lingo for power supplies so...
  20. J

    [SOLVED] Connecting Prime X570-Pro with Corsair Rm750 PSU

    I am seeking advice on the proper connection from my power supply unit (PSU) to a motherboard (Mobo). I recently purchased the Prime X570-Pro Mobo. I also bought the Corsair Rm750 power supply since that was listed as a compatible Psu for the Mobo. To connect the system I attached the 24 pin...
  21. J

    [SOLVED] A 125v psu cord in a 120v-250v psu plugged into a 240v outlet

    Will this work? I just bought a EVGA 500w PSU and it came with a cord which says 125v but the psu is 120v-250v. My outlet is 240v. Is it safe to plug it in?
  22. Freakattaker

    Question PSU Cable count

    Hey guys I recently got this PSU some weeks back: https://www.newegg.com/evga-supernova-g3-series-220-g3-0650-y1-650w/p/N82E16817438094 EVGA SuperNova with 650W. My question is how many case fans should this PSU be able to support? For a bit more explanation, my old PSU died/was on the verge...
  23. ramavz7

    Question i have a GTX 650 and a dual molex 4pin to one 6 pin power adapter? is it safe to run it with my 750W PSU?

    GTX 650 1Gb 128Bit DDR5 Dual Molex 4 Pin to 6pin is it safe to run it with my 750W Power Supply?
  24. C

    [SOLVED] 6 to 8 pin connectors

    Hello, I have recently bought a msi rtx 2060 and my 1000 watt psu from what I can see only has a six pin connector. I am wondering if I could use a 6 to 8 pin connector for my gpu. Thanks
  25. Nordog

    Question EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G3

    Bought a PSU and it's always powered on even when no motherboard connected. It happens as soon as you connect Motherboard cable to PSU (it's full modular unit) and it kicks on. As my knowledge it shouldn't happen. Then got a replacement from warranty and it came with exact same fault. If you...
  26. A

    [SOLVED] Full modular PSU i have no clue

    So, i just bought a CM MWE 650W Fully Modular (80+ Gold). I never in my life dive deep into that section of PSU and now i have encountered my 1st issue. Should i connect ATX 10P to the main power of mobo? Or just plug in ATX 18P? i know how other ide and cable works but holy, ATX 18P and ATX...
  27. I

    [SOLVED] Crackling Noise From PSU

    Hi! So a couple of months ago I accidentally pulled on the power cable of the PC Tower and ever since I've been hearing this crackling noise coming from the PSU. I've already had a problem about the computer not staying on for more than 15 mins at most before this happened. Now, I'm just...
  28. C

    [SOLVED] Power Supply

    Hey everyone, Can anyone please help me with my situation. So I am upgrading my GPU to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 and also my CPU to the Intel i-7 8700K. My current power supply doesn't have sufficient wattage to run these new components. However, I did purchase a new PSU with 850W of power...
  29. M

    [SOLVED] NEED A 6+2 pin to 8 PIN cable

    I have a cx600m power supply and need a cable. I’m looking for a 6+2 pin pcie cable to an 8 pin power supply. All I can find is a splitter. Let me know if you know where I can get one.
  30. W

    [SOLVED] Power Supply New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready were do the cables go?

    Power Supply New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready were do the cables go? lost my manual the sata cables an such? It's semi modules P.S thanks in advance appreciate it
  31. F

    [SOLVED] Question about PSU with Motherboard.

    I will buy a i5 6600k, asus z170-e MB, 8gb ram ddr4 2400mhz with a super nice price, so my power supply just has a 4 pin connector for the cpu alimentation atx12volts, and in the motherboard there are 8 pins, i have no more money to buy a new psu, can i just connect the 4 pin connector only...
  32. T

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