power supply

Forum discussion tagged with power supply.
  1. S

    [SOLVED] Antec VP550P PSU good enough ?

    Hi guys ! Im looking to upgrade my PC- AMD RYZEN R5 3600 Zotac GTX 1060 3GB (Re-using my GPU) MSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS 16 GB DDR4 CORSAIR VENGEANCE RGB RAM 1 TB HDD 7.2k (Re-use) 1 CD/DVD R/W (Re- use) Thermaltake v250 TG RGB PSU : ANTEC VP 550P, it says 87% efficient on the box, has a 120mm...
  2. O

    Question Is the Seasonic G12 750W Gold Wired Power Supply good? Can't find any reviews for it.

    You can find it here: https://www.scan.co.uk/products/750w-seasonic-80-plus-gold-wired-psu-single-rail-62a-plus12v-black-atx-psu I came across this one yesterday but couldn't find any reviews and wanted to know if its a good one to replace my old Storm 700w with, if it's not can anyone recommend...
  3. Question Northbridge overheat or power supply problem? Which thermal paste to use on overheated Northbridge of a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard?

    I have a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 v1.2 motherboard with AMD with 4 x 4 Gb DDR3 RAM. (https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-990FXA-UD3-rev-12) Under higher performance (CPU or memory intensive operations, or long disk copy operations) the Northbridge of this board is overheated reaches 80 °C...
  4. Erfugl

    [SOLVED] Motherboard lights up, but doesnt to turn on

    I have had this pc for several months now without any problem. Today however it decided to randomly not boot up. All i see when i turn on the PSU is the light from the motherboard that indicates power is running through. Sometimes the PSU would make a "click" noise (as it did when i turned it...
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    Question Which PSU should i get?

    Hi, I am looking to upgrade my Thermaltake 600w psu since I think my system needs more power with the new stuff I'm gonna buy. I am thinking of getting an 80 plus gold psu since planning is too expensive. How much wattage do I need and if you have any recommendations that would be great. Also...
  6. EsmaFingerpin

    Question Will my power supply generate more heat?

    This is the spec's of my computer below Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Motherboard: Micro Star B450M Pro-M2 (MS-7B84) Power Supply: Thermaltake 80 Plus Smart 700W CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core Processor Drive: Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Memory: Corsair DDR4 3200 2x8GB Graphics Card Vendor...
  7. Lawin_000

    Question Need help finding out what this click sound is coming from my pc

    Every time I turn on or turn off my pc I hear a quiet click noise, I'm scared if this is bad because I don't wanna risk my pc. Could anyone tell me what it could be? I'm thinking its either the power supply or motherboard. My specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte B365M DS3H CPU: i7-9700k RAM: 16GB DDR4...
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    Question PSU Questions

    Hi there everyone! So, current system specs as follows: A88M-G/3.1 Motherboard AMD A10-7700K Corsair H55 120mm dual fan (push/pull config) AIO 2x16GB DDR3 (running 1066) 256GB SK Hynix NVME (Boot) 256GB SK Hynix SATA SSD (Games) 5 1TB HDDs } 4 of these are 7200RPM 1 2TB HDD } 2 of these...
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    Question Computer Automatically Restarts With Specific Games (seemingly highly intensive games) And Not With Others

    Hi all, Recently, I purchased a prebuilt computer from CyberPower and it has been working pretty well until recently. I got the computer in mid-January and I had no problems playing any games at the time. However, yesterday, I redownloaded Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and noticed that when I...
  10. Llezner69420

    Question Any good PSU suggestions around $70-$80 budget ?

    Hi guys I'm mining ETH with Phoenixminer only when I don't play games or don't have commissions, I'm mining so that I have some extra income and help with the bills. Before when mining with my old set up an Asus H110M-K Motherboard paired with a Pentium G4560 I can Easily get 27Mhs with stock...
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    Question 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...
  12. Mkznd

    Question PCI-E cable problem

    Hey! Just bought a pci-e cable but the joined pins don't fit in my PSU. What do I do?
  13. T

    [SOLVED] I is it okay to leave psu switch on while mains electricity is cut?

    Hello, recently have had to have some work done on the house meaning we've had to have electricians etc. In that time ,the power has probably been cut about 3-5 times or so, my pc has been off each time but it has been plugged into a surge protector with the power supply switch at the back...
  14. TheCheapGamer

    Question Need help troubleshooting.

    Hi there, About two months ago my cousin bought components for his 1st gaming pc and has started having some issues. Specs: GPU - MSI GTX 1660S CPU -R5 3600 RAM - generic 1x16GB 3200Mhz MOBO - Asus A320M-k PSU - Antec VP650 Plus I helped him assemble the pc and for two months it worked...
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    Question DC power input jack broke off my laptop's main board -- what to do ?

    Hello, I have a refurbished dell 13 7000 series laptop. Therefore it does not have a service tag sticker on the bottom. My problem(s) is the DC power Jack/receptacle broke off the Motherboard when I attempted to plug in a new replacement DC short cable. The Jack off the MB went into outer space...
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    Question PC buzzing crash

    Mostly it happens once a day where I'll be doing something on my PC, then my screen will freeze and my headphones will have a loud buzzing sound then my screen turns black but pc stays on and I have to turn it off and on back again to use it. I've already tried tons of things Temp is around...
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    Question PC buzzing sound crash

    Mostly it happens once a day where I'll be doing something on my PC, then my screen will freeze and my headphones will have a loud buzzing sound then my screen turns black but pc stays on and I have to turn it off and on back again to use it. I've already tried tons of things Temp is around 60...
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    Question Static Shock when touching PC peripherals

    I get randomly zapped whenever I touch some of my PC's peripherals. My condenser mic, USB cable used for charging my wireless mouse, and my keyboard with metal frame all zap me every few hours or so. The PC case itself doesn't shock me when I touch it. It's on a wooden table and my floor has...
  19. llxy

    Question Is it normal for a pc to not boot correctly after a power outage?

    I believe there was a power outage. When I first turned on my pc this morning, there was no display output. Peripherals were functioning, although no fan ramp-ups or anything. Also, it turned off with the touch of the button, not holding it. Since I have a history of drives just failing on me...
  20. T

    Question New PSU making weird noise under load

    Hello, so I recently got a new power supply for my computer since my old one died on me. After installing it, I noticed that the power supply makes a weird whirring noise whenever I open up Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War. I opened up a less demanding game such as Hades and the noise wasn't...